Twenty years ago - 1994
The renovated Fredonia visitor information booth and pavilion are thriving this summer in West Barker Common. The booth is manned by volunteers from the Share and Care Senior Center six days a week. Fredonia Trustee Susanne Marsh, who chairs the Barker Common Renovation Committee, says the project is the latest milestone reached in the group's plan.
Thirty years ago - 1984
Kim Ruska, a student at Dunkirk High School, has been chosen as Dunkirk Rotary Club's exchange student to go abroad for one year. Kim's first choice for placement was in West Germany and she got her wish. She plans to complete her senior year of high school in that country and while there also hopes to continue her study of the violin and the sport of competitive swimming. She is the youngest of three daughters of John and Beverly Ruska.
Forty years ago - 1974
As part of a program sponsored by the Lake Shore Association of the Arts, a mural is being painted on the north side of the George H. Graf Co. building in Dunkirk.
Fifty years ago - 1964
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rupp have returned to their home on Clinton Avenue in Fredonia after touring with several circuses in the New York-New Jersey area.