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Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1993 Bridget Henderson showed a knack for basketball as early as the fifth grade. That’s when the Dunkirk native won a hoop shot contest sponsored by the local Elks Club. The rest is history. Today, Bridget is a sophomore at St. John Fisher College in suburban ...

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Thirty years ago — 1992 Ronald “Pudge” Miller, Fredonia-based station commander and sergeant with the New York State Police, is retiring this January after a 31-year career. Stationed at Fredonia’s “Troop A” for the past 10 years, he has worked at several other troops throughout ...

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Thirty years ago — 1992 Student of the Week is Richard Walker, a senior at Fredonia Central School and the son of Richard A. Walker of Forestville and Linda Walker of Fredonia. He ranks second in his class. Active in Student Council, he has the distinction of being the school’s only ...

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Thirty years ago — 1992 A Mass was celebrated recently in anticipation of the birth of the Infant Jesus in the barn at the home of Alphonse and Irene Tarnowski on South Roberts Road in Dunkirk. Bundled against the winter cold, families gathered to pray, receive Holy Communion and sing the ...

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Thirty years ago — 1992 Student of the Week is Jennifer J. Halas, a senior at Westfield Academy and Central School. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Halas of Westfield, she is the secretary- treasurer of the National Honor Society, a four-year member of chorus, and a cheerleader and ...

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Thirty years ago — 1992 The state education commissioner says he will recommend about 150 school districts that should consider merging with neighbors in order to cut costs. Education Commissioner Thomas Sobel is also recommending that the Legislature give him the power to order school ...