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Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1989 From the Reporters Notebook ... It takes a hale and hearty fan to be a Cleveland Browns booster here in Bills country. And one OBSERVER staffer who pledges allegiance to the Browns proved to all this weekend that he is willing to go the distance for his heroes. After ...

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Thirty years ago — 1989 Douglas J. Fenton has been elected to serve as president of the Empire Communicators Health Care Organization (ECHO). Mr. Fenton is director of marketing and community relations at Brooks Hospital in Dunkirk. He was installed as president during the organization’s ...

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Thirty years ago — 1989 Gertrude Knapp Casey, a 66-year member of Forestville Chapter 247, Order of the Eastern Star, received her 60-year pin and certificate from Worthy Matron Beth Benchley. Mrs. Casey, who resides at 7 Center St., Forestville, served the chapter as Worthy Matron in ...

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Thirty years ago — 1989 More than 10 suspicious fires have occurred in the East Town of Dunkirk and Fourth Ward area during the past several weeks, including one which started in the base of a storage garage at the Gregory Szukala residence, 10962 South Roberts Road. A passing motorist ...

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Thirty years ago — 1989 Student of the Week is Ryan Freling, a senior at Dunkirk High School. He is the son of Thomas and Patricia Freling of Washington Avenue. Ryan is a member of the National Honor Society, serves as president of SADD, Student Council treasurer and vice president of the ...

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Thirty years ago — 1989 Dunkirk High School’s Jennifer Kubiak will compete in the Section VI Diving Preliminaries in the Alumni Arena natatorium on the University of Buffalo campus in Amherst. Jennifer recently won her third Chautauqua County diving championship in Frewsburg. Forty ...