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Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 Bridget Henderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Henderson of Dunkirk, was recently crowned Miss Murray Hose Co. No. 4. She is representing the Dunkirk fire company at the Chautauqua County Gala Days queen contest. Bridget, a June graduate of Dunkirk High ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Harry G. Smith of Gowanda has been an active member of the Gowanda Volunteer Fire Department for 70 consecutive years and continues to serve at the fire hall’s base radio station during emergency response calls. He was honored recently for his dedicated service, ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Silver Creek is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The beginnings of the church actually date back to Dec. 29, 1890. It was then that a group of 38 people met in Stewart’s Hall on Central Avenue (Dunkirk Street) in Silver ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 There were two lost sheep roaming Cassadaga early today. The sheep, on loan to the Cassadaga Community Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible Program, escaped from a pen inside George Dimon’s garage. The sheep not only got out of the pen, but they also managed to push ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Custom Designs Home Center recently hosted a grand opening with various local and area Chamber of Commerce dignitaries in attendance. Owners Clint Kamery, wife Lisa and son Brian operate the only distributorship in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties of Fine Line ...

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Thirty years ago —1991 Brocton Mayor Donald McFadden said the village has purchased seven miles of yellow ribbon (at a cost of $30 per mile) which will be entwined around telephone poles along Route 20 beginning in Brocton and extending through the town of Portland. This is in conjunction ...