ago - 1994
The First United Methodist Church of Westfield will be offering a "3-D" group - a 12-week course of study which emphasizes Diet, Discipline and Discipleship. The course will offer support for persons struggling with weight loss or gain. Emphasis will be on discipline in areas people may encounter in their day-to-day routine. Discipleship will pull a person's focus to Christ as a centering point in facing the many issues arising during each day.
Thirty years ago
The Rev. Richard J. Dickinson is the new pastor of Harvest Chapel Free Methodist Church in Fredonia. He replaces the Rev. Ray Daugherty. Born in Spokane, Wash., he received his master of divinity degree at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Ky. The pastor and his wife, Sheila Lynn, have one daughter, Carrie Lynn. They will be residing at 700 Park Ave., Dunkirk.
Forty years ago - 1974
Brooks Hospital in Dunkirk completed the installation of a radio system that gives emergency room personnel a direct link with emergency units and ambulances.
Fifty years ago - 1964
The nation's grand old man, Herbert Hoover, turns 90 today. The former U.S. president has been associated with Stanford University for 73 years.