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Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1993 A “Do You Remember?” photo reveals that Nial Hadden operated a business at 6 Center St. to support Fredonia’s growing natural gas business at the turn of the century. He advertised “Everything for Natural Gas — Power Burners a Specialty.” The photo was ...

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Thirty years ago — 1993 Four sponsors have been found so far to each donate $1,000 for the “Welcome To Dunkirk” signs the city plans to build at all major entrances to the city. The donors are Lake Shore Savings and Loan, Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency, Quality Markets ...

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Thirty years ago — 1993 The Dunkirk Local Development Corporation has approved a $50,000 loan that will be used to help the owners of Johnson’s Central Service renovate two existing garage bays into a mini-mart food store operation. The total project costs about $150,000 with the rest ...

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Thirty years ago — 1993 The beauty and pageantry of the annual Rose Bowl Parade will long be remembered by Andrew and Virginia (Soule) Nichols of Fredonia, who traveled to Pasadena, Calif., with University of Michigan alumni for the New Year’s Day spectacular and the Michigan ...

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Thirty years ago — 1993 The Dunkirk-Fredonia area will end up with two new Quality Markets under a deal approved recently regarding the sale of stores owned by the bankrupt Peter J. Schmitt (PJS) Co. The Bells Market on East Fourth Street in Dunkirk along with the Freshmart Store in ...

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Thirty years ago — 1993 A front page photo shows quarterback Frank Reich celebrating with Mark Pike and Steve Christie after Christie’s 32-year field goal in overtime completed the greatest comeback in NFL history — a 41-38 victory by the Bills in the AFC wild card game at Rich Stadium. ...