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Retrospective

Retrospective

Twenty years ago — 1999 Well-wishers on hand to greet First Lady Hillary Clinton during her recent visit to Dunkirk were highly complimentary of her. Despite the fact the first lady has never lived or worked in New York, many said they hope “that very nice lady” will be the next state ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton recently made a visit to Dunkirk. Braving wind, rain, lightning and a late arrival, a large and enthusiastic crowd turned out to welcome her to the city. The first lady made a lunch stop at Demetri’s On the Lake with about 200 ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 The Dunkirk Common Council is looking to honor the Dunkirk 15-16 girls softball team for winning the state championship and support the team as it advances to the Eastern Regional in Orange, Conn. The council would like to see signs erected at various city entrances ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 The Women’s Christian Temperance Union is returning to Fredonia to mark the national organization’s first meeting in the village 126 years ago. This year marks the 125th anniversary of the WCTU — a vital force for families today. Founded in 1874 as the first ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 A new village entrance sign has been erected on West Main Street in Fredonia, marking the completion of a beautification project to welcome visitors to this historic community. Trustee Patrick Damore, project chairman, said the latest sign was donated by the Fredonia ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 Through a generous donation from the William H. Lesch family, an ornamental picket fence was installed around the outside of the Darwin R. Barker Library Historical Museum at Day and East Main streets in Fredonia. In choosing the design for the four-foot high metal ...