Twenty years ago - 1992
Krista L. Giambrone, local dance artist, will be featured as the Snow Queen and Arabian when The Conservatory Ensemble of Jamestown performs "The Nutcracker" Dec. 11 and 12 at the Reg Lenna Civic Center in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ballet. Ms. Giambrone is the daughter of David and Lynn Giambrone of Fredonia.
Thirty years ago 1982
Ricky's Boutique Inc. at the D & F Plaza has been sold by Mrs. Rose Murphy to Mrs. Michael (Jennifer DeCeilio) Tomkiewicz of Lambert Avenue, Fredonia and her sister, Lisa DeCeilio. Both graduates of Endicott College with degrees in fashion merchandising, the new owners took possession of the store on Nov. 19. They plan to operate under the same name and to retain Mary Gangi, a 17-year employee. Mrs. Murphy had been employed by Haber's in Dunkirk for seven years before opening her own shop 38 years ago.
Forty years ago - 1972
Greater safety for drivers and pedestrians will result from a ban on parking which is now in effect along the fire lane at the D&F Plaza in Dunkirk.
Fifty years ago - 1962
The largest deer entered in the OBSERVER-WBUZ deer hunting contest so far is a 185-pound eight-point buck shot near Sinclairville by William Dorman, 19, of Stockton.