Twenty years ago - 1994
St. Hyacinth's Church was the setting recently for the 50th anniversary reunion of the St. Hyacinth's Class of 1944. Thirty class members and guests attended a 4 o'clock Mass celebrated by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Casimir A. Zak, and dedicated to the memory of late classmates. The altar was decorated with twin bouquets of red and white (the school colors) carnations, gladioli, gold leaves and a "50" emblem. Nine memorial candles representing the deceased classmates were lit. After the Mass, a reception was held at the First Ward Falcon Club.
Thirty years ago - 1984
Mrs. Angela Herrington of Gowanda, an independent home products company leader, was recognized recently for her 1984 sales achievements. She was one of 2,200 top independent dealers and sales management personnel honored in Westfield, Mass., during a recognition celebration hosted by the home products company.
Forty years ago - 1974
The Dunkirk Recreation Commission agreed to pay up to $1,000 for the operation of the Dunkirk-Fredonia Midget Football League.
Fifty years ago - 1964
The OBSERVER Pet of the Week is "Pluto," a 6-year-old Cocker Spaniel owned by Richard Lewis, 9, of Cassadaga. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lewis of Burnham Road.