Twenty years ago - 1992
Fifty people came out in the rain recently for a ground-breaking ceremony for the new Cassadaga branch library of the Mary E. Seymour Memorial Free Library in Stockton. The project is known as "Helen Schauman's dream." Mrs. Schauman is the president of the Cassadaga Branch Library Association and is secretary of the Mary E. Seymour Library Board of Trustees. The library, which is to be built on Maple Avenue, will double the capacity and opportunities now available at the current building on South Main Street.
Thirty years ago - 1982
Opposition to a proposed community home for mentally retarded adults was declared by some 50 town residents who attended a regular meeting of the Collins Town Board. Salvatore Decembre, spokesman for the group, urged the town board to go on record to oppose the move by the state agency to buy the property on Dana Drive for the housing of several mentally retarded adults now living at the J.N. Adam Developmental Center.
Forty years ago - 1972
Mr. and Mrs. George Dickenson of Forest Place, Fredonia recently attended the State Show of the New York State Restaurant Association. Mr. Dickenson is president of the association's Chautauqua chapter.
Fifty years ago - 1962
Nelson's Studio and Camera Shop, 33 Wright St., Dunkirk is moving to 303 Main St., it was announced today by Nelson Pasquale, owner.