Twenty years ago - 1992
Dunkirk's youth made two things perfectly clear: They feel major changes are needed at Dunkirk High School and that the city needs a youth center. The comments came during a "speakout" session sponsored by the Dunkirk Youth Bureau and Recreation Commission. Several youths objected to what they feel are unnecessarily strict disciplinary policies that have been implemented at the school in recent years.
Thirty years ago - 1982
Employed 47 years by Kraft Foods, Walter J. Stasiewicz of Dunkirk was guest of honor at a retirement party held at the Top of the Mark. Family members, co-workers and company staff from Chicago attended the event. Mr. Stasiewicz came to Dunkirk in 1971 as plant manager, a position he held previously in Hillside, N.J.
Forty years ago - 1972
Pending state authorization, the Fredonia Central School District Board of Education has voted to own, install and maintain a manually-controlled traffic signal at the school's driveway and East Main Street (Route 20).
Fifty years ago - 1962
The Rev. John Kilian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Casimir Kilian of Roberts Road, Dunkirk was ordained to the priesthood on March 17 in Buffalo. He is the first parishioner in the history of St. Hedwig's Parish to be ordained.