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Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1990 Michael Parks, a second-year law student at McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, Calif., has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Pacific Law Journal. He will serve as associate articles director. Michael is the son of Mr. and Mrs. ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Seventeen-year-old Michelle Eagan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Eagan of King Road, Forestville is the Student of the Week. A senior at Forestville High School, she is the recipient of a Regents scholarship, Bausch and Lomb Science Award and she attended the ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Mrs. Paul Urbanik and Mrs. Norbert Lanski, both of Dunkirk, have returned after two weeks in Goose Creek, S.C., visiting Mrs. Pat Clucas, daughter of Mrs. Lanski. They toured the area in South Carolina and saw the aftermath of “Hugo.” They also visited the ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 After graduating with honors from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, Amy J. Kuschel of Dunkirk has accepted the position of assistant designer for the W. L. Green Co.’s “1045 Park” sportwear division in Manhattan. The line is sold in a number ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 A recent episode of “American’s Funniest Videos” included a video of synchronized swimming by John and David Banach of Dunkirk. The two were filmed by Cas Piglowski, 208 Lake Shore Drive East, Dunkirk who submitted the tape to the program. Forty years ago — ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Ghosts at Brocton school? Fourth-grade students at Brocton Central School had fun creating a poster board display about the alleged ghosts in the school building. They even gave the ghost a name — IHANDEDITIN. Participants included Robert Sheldon, Marc Allee, ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 SUNY Fredonia French Professor Dr. Thomas H. Goetz has been honored for the second time by the French government for his efforts to promote French civilization and culture. Dr. Goetz, editor of the international scholarly journal “Nineteenth Century French ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 An “Evening of Jazz” in memory of Vincent S. Morette will benefit the music scholarship fund in his name established by the Fredonia College Foundation. A 1958 alumnus of Fredonia, he was a friend and mentor to countless WNY musicians and the founder and owner of ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Fredonia native Thomas Huber, the former New York manager for Money magazine, has been appointed to the new position of national sales manager, responsible for supervising the Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco offices. Huber was a basketball star at ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 The Most Rev. Edward M. Grosz, newly installed Auxiliary Bishop of Buffalo, recently made a pastoral visit to St. Hedwig’s Parish in Dunkirk and was principal celebrant at the 11 a.m. Mass. Concelebrating were the pastor, the Rev. Thomas Crane and native son, the ...

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Twenty years ago — 1990 A capacity crowd turned out to honor Albert Bulger of Cassadaga for the many contributions he has made to his community. Currently a councilman on the Stockton Town Board, Mr. Bulger served as the town’s supervisor and also held a seat on the Cassadaga Village ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Tim Fote, a student at the Fredonia BOCES, has been chosen Student of the Week. He is the son of Samuel and Diane Fote of Dunkirk. A senior at Dunkirk High School, Tim is enrolled in the food trades program at BOCES. He is currently working as a part-time cook and ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Matt Stafford, a sixth-grader at Fredonia Elementary School, won the Fredonia Central School District’s geography bee, putting him one step closer to winning a $25,000 college scholarship from the National Geographic Society in its National Geography Bee. Runnerup ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Westfield is now the No. 1 choice as the site for the proposed Containerboard cardboard recycling plant originally planned for the Town of Sheridan. Chautauqua County is preparing to spend upward of $30,000 on a preliminary engineering study of the Westfield site. ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 The Dunkirk Local Development Corporation approved a $50,000 loan through the Small Business Revolving Loan program for a Silver Creek resident who is in the process of purchasing the former Mark’s Restaurant on Lake Shore Drive West. Demetrios A. Tsirtsakis, who ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Several town of Dunkirk residents expressed opposition to the Spanish Baptist Church locating at 10960 1/2 Bennett Road. The church wants to use the Bennett Road house as a meeting place until the congregation can raise enough money to build a church. Residents ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 The Seneca Nation of Indians 16-member Tribal Council, under the direction of Dennis M. Lay, president, has made a $15,000 donation toward the “Generations of Care” capital campaign at Tri-County Hospital in Gowanda. It was noted that the hospital served an ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Steven Judkins, a senior at Fredonia High School, has been selected Student of the Week. He is the son of Sandra Judkins of Fredonia and David Judkins of Seattle. A 3-1-3 student at SUNY Fredonia, Steve is ranked fourth in his class. He was a participant in the ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Members of the American Legion Post 59 in Fredonia recently donated a new pool table valued at about $1,300 to the teen center in Fredonia Village Hall. Jim Wright is the current commander of the Legion. Since the teen center opened in July, an estimated 5,000 area ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Mark Schindler has purchased the Tschopp Funeral Home on Center Street in Gowanda with plans to continue the business under the new name of the Schindler Funeral Home. He is a licensed funeral director with 10 years of experience. Before buying the Center Street ...