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Retrospective

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Kelly Schonhart became the first girl at Forestville Central School to score 1,000 career points in basketball, reaching that milestone as in the Lady Hornets’ 49-41 Division 3 win over visiting Panama. Schonhart scored 23 points to boost her career total to ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Paul Redlich of Fredonia is seeking to lease 3,000 square feet of space at the County Airport North in Dunkirk for his Stars and Bars Aircraft Co., a firm which will restore antique and vintage aircraft of the “Warbird” era. Redlich noted that the “Stars and ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 The names of the participants in the first “Bid for Bachelors” fundraiser are: Bill Bartlett, Bob Burgess, Ross Conti, Chris Carlson, Joe Coughlin, Chris Dean, Paul Dengler, Jim Heenan, Kyle Kubera, Al Loeb, Rob Manzella, Tom Mleczko, Brad Morris, Michael ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 The state’s plan to build a $2.8-million day care center for the developmentally disabled on the campus of the Chautauqua County Home in the west Town of Dunkirk appeared dead this morning. Instead, the center probably will be built on a five-acre site along ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 “Positively Forestville!” will be celebrated at the school with several days of activities from Feb. 19-22. A variety of events to boost self-esteem and promote the many positive qualities of living in Forestville and attending school at Forestville Central have ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 A front page OBSERVER photo titled “Big catch for little guy” shows 6-year-old Zachary Kaus of Dunkirk holding the 12- pound steelhead trout he pulled in while fishing on the city pier with his dad. Little sister Amy, age 5, helps her brother hold the big fish ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 The $55 million Dunkirk co-generating plant is dead and Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. (NiMo) and state regulatory companies are to blame, the president of the project’s parent company charged today. The project was to have been located in the North County Industrial ...

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Thirty years ago - 1991 Don Frame of Fredonia is important to the well-being of Shorewood Country Club in Dunkirk and recently the club honored him with a testimonial dinner attended by 100 members and guests. The club presented Mr. Frame with a plaque, which will hang in the Pro Shop, among ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Under the direction of John Morse, 12 students at the Northern Chautauqua Catholic School have formed a school band. The band will play at school concerts. Members include Jill Mrowka, Francie Trippi, Gene Wlodarek, Eric Kolodziej, Beth Pantano, Brian Cole, Suzie ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 John P. Gullo II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gullo of Fredonia, has become associated with the Buffalo law firm of Damon & Morey, where he will concentrate his practice in civil and commercial litigation, medical malpractice and environmental law. A 1983 Fredonia ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 The Chautauqua County Vacationlands Asssociation paid high tribute to Donald J. Hogan, who retired recently after a long career as executive director of the tourist program agency. Mr. Hogan, who served CCVA for more than 17 years, received a personal phone call from ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Two Forestville Central School students, Paula Pinchon and Patrick Binzel along with chaperone Barbara Schulenberg, were present in the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., earlier this month when the historic resolution was passed to back the president on ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Fredonia State University College President Donald A. MacPhee has come up with a novel idea that is flourishing. Last fall, he asked incoming freshmen to single out a high school teacher who had a real impact on their educational experience. With the help of a ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Charles Lewis, a Chautauqua County farmer, lived about three miles southwest of Mayville during the 1930s. A portion of Lewis’ diary has been reprinted in the new issue of The Journal of Erie Studies. This diary records the daily life and hardship of dairy farming ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 St. Alban’s Episcopal Church celebrated the kickoff of its 100th anniversary with a dinner in the undercroft in conjunction with the annual parish dinner and meeting. Senior Warden Jack Parker conducted the meeting during which the annual budget was presented, two ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Dunkirk native Norman Kubasik, who passed away Jan. 1, 1991, made some awesome accomplishments during his 48 years of life. The son of Jane Kubasik and sister of Patricia Sysol, both of Dunkirk, he was an internationally-known expert on immuno-chemistry and traveled ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Robert Smith, 18-year-old son of Harold and Lois Smith of Ellicott Road, Brocton has been chosen Student of the Week. He is extremely active in Brocton Central School activities, including National Honor Society, Student Council president, “Brocton Review,” ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Student of the Week is Kris Kozlowski, 17, a senior at Pine Valley Central School. He is the son of Jeffrey Kozlowski of Dayton and Barbara Kozlowski of Leon. The National Honor Society president, Kris is also president of his senior class. He was a Boys State ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 A proposal to launch “JETS” was recently presented to the Dunkirk School Board. Jesse Thomas, a former Dunkirk High School star athlete and graduate, outlined a program he spent five years designing called JETS (Just Enough Time to Study). The program’s basic ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 State Supreme Court Justice Joseph J. Ricotta of Dunkirk will retire from the bench at the end of 1991. Judge Ricotta turns 70 in May and under state law must retire by the end of the year. Although he could seek an extension of duty, he has no plans to do so. The ...