Twenty years ago - 1994
Third-grade students at St. Hyacinth School with teacher Deborah Mourer have just completed a unit dedicated to the Winter Olympics. Students drew maps and flags of the countries involved in the Olympics and gave written reports on the different sports. Winter sporting event projects created by each of the students are currently on display at the school.
Thirty years ago - 1984
Dunkirk High School junior Daniel Bebak, son of Mr and Mrs. Frank J. Bebak of 426 Lake Shore Drive West, Dunkirk, has a keen interest in marine biology, which has turned into a unique full-time hobby. Dan raises tropical salt water fish, a task much more difficult than it may sound. His underwater creatures include a yellow tang, pipe fish, basket starfish and a foot-long snowflake moray eel. The fish occupy 13 different aquarium tanks in his home. Dan works part-time at the Clearwater Aquarium in Dunkirk and serves as director of the Chautauqua County Aquarium Association.
Forty years ago - 1974
Mary Beth Vandura, a junior at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Vandura of Burgess Street, Silver Creek.
Fifty years ago - 1964
Daniel Jones, 48, of 203 East Main St., and William Ludwig, 48, of 33 Terrace Place, were nominated by the Citizens Party to run for one of two positions on the Fredonia Village Board of Trustees.