Twenty years ago - 1992
Dunkirk Hose Co. No. 1 has named Art Maloney as its honorary chairman for the 1992 installation banquet to be held at the Exempts Firemen's Club. Mr. Maloney is a 60-year member of Hose Co. No. 1, having joined in 1932. He was employed by the Dunkirk Fire Department as a paid fire driver from 1942 to 1973.
Thirty years ago - 1982
As it has been for all of her 90 years, life continues to be exciting for Mrs. Nancy McKnight Milligan of Dunkirk. As of May 6, Mrs. Milligan is a registered citizen of the United States. Born in Ireland and raised in Canada, she was one of 50 persons made U.S. citizens at a ceremony conducted by Federal Court Judge John T. Curtin. A retired registered nurse, she also served as an American Red Cross local volunteer for 35 years, retiring from her volunteer work at age 84.
Forty years ago - 1972
Plans have been unveiled for a new St. Hedwig's Church to be located adjacent to the present church building on Doughty Street at Roberts Road. Parishioners plan to gather on Christmas Eve to dedicate the new $330,000 church.
Fifty years ago - 1962
The Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club announced it has received approval from the city of Dunkirk to build an addition to its pier off the foot of Mullet Street in the Dunkirk harbor.