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Retrospective

Retrospective

Twenty years ago — 1999 First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to make a lunch stop in Dunkirk today as art of her “listening tour.” Mrs. Clinton launched the tour as she contemplates a run for the New York Senate seat currently held by Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who is ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 A number of businesses on Vineyard Drive near Route 60 have rolled out the welcome mat for the Buffalo Bills while training camp continues at Fredonia State University College. The businesses include Mighty Taco, Cracker Barrel, Applebee’s and Fleet Bank. Many ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 The King Neptune Restoration Committee has already reached the halfway mark in their fund-raising efforts to raise $20,000 by Oct. 1 for the restoration and repair of the 116-year-old statue. The statue was once a centerpiece of a fountain in Washington Park in ...

Retrospective

Twenty years ago — 1999 The Fredonia Fire Department recently dedicated its new pavilion and memorial wall, both located behind the fire hall, during the Emergency Response Team Installation picnic. The pavilion was erected under the direction of past Fire Chief Charles Frazita with many ...

Retrospective

Twenty years ago — 1999 Nine people in Randolph are being treated for post-exposure to rabies after they took a baby raccoon into their home. The Randolph case is part of a statewide warning after 47 people underwent treatment because of three mass exposures to rabid baby raccoons. In each ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 Plans for a Taco Bell restaurant on Route 60 in the town of Dunkirk were recently approved by the town planning board. The 4,185 square-foot restaurant would be bordered on the north by Bob Evans, on the east by Route 60, the west by Kmart and on the south by the ...