Twenty years ago - 1992
Twenty-four houses for wrens, wood ducks, owls and bluebirds were made by Christopher Carlson, Eagle Scout candidate, and members of Boy Scout Troop 254 sponsored by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Dunkirk. Leonard Wencek of Dunkirk is the scoutmaster. The houses will be placed throughout Lake Erie State Park. Christopher, who chose the bird houses as his Eagle Scout project, is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Paul K. Carlson of West Lake Road, Dunkirk.
Thirty years ago - 1982
In what may be an unprecedented move on the part of any similar group, the Dunkirk Housing Authority voted unanimously to take legal action against the Dunkirk Citizens Action Board for a letter it recently sent out to all prospective developers who requested details on the proposed 60-unit public housing project. The letter suggests that due to legal action surrounding the project, developers should adopt a "wait and see attitude."
Forty years ago - 1972
A specialist in ice problems has been flown in to examine the flood-causing ice jam in Cattaraugus Creek and to seek suggestions for easing the problems of the Sunset Bay colony.
Fifty years ago 1962
A plan under which the University of Buffalo will become a part of the State University system next September, has been approved by the State University Board of Trustees.