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Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 In an OBSERVER photo, Minnie Civilette shows 3-year-old Jillian Petrella how to mix batter for applesauce muffins. Baking day is one of the many activities planned in “intergenerational” programming at the Lake Shore Health Care Center in Irving. Young children ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Dunkirk Radiator Corp., which is the nation’s third-largest maker of residential boilers, plans to start selling its home heating units to the Russians next spring. An agreement has already been inked with a large company in Moscow to sell and service the boilers ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Dunkirk Mayor-elect Margaret Wuerstle has announced she will appoint Susan Pupenbroke to the position of city clerk when she takes office on Jan. 1. Ms. Pupenbroke, who served as Ms. Wuerstle’s campaign treasurer, is a sales agent with Midtown Realty and a ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 An interest in the community and a genuine love for young people has prompted Francis Heenan of Silver Creek to open a teen center. The idea came to him a couple of years ago when he moved back to Silver Creek. The new center is located at 330 Central Ave., Silver ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Louis Ziegler of Dunkirk was honored recently by the faculty of Dunkirk High School on the occasion of his retirement as head custodian after 33 years of service. Retirement plans for Mr. Ziegler, who is also a city assessor, include travel and spending more time at ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 James Rawcliffe of Fredonia was in Indianapolis recently to attend the North American Grand National Bridge Competition. He returned with four first place trophies and 34 master points. Thousands attended the event, each seeking rewards that come with such intense ...