Twenty years ago - 1992
Construction of the Wal-Mart store on Route 60 in the village of Fredonia is expected to begin later this month with anticipated opening for the store in late spring 1993. When it was first announced Wal-Mart would be coming to Fredonia, company officials had proposed a summer 1993 opening date. However, it is possible the store could be up and running sooner as construction of the stores usually takes six to eight months depending on weather conditions.
Thirty years ago - 1982
Magician Dan Runfola of Fredonia is appearing this summer at Geauga Lake Amusement Park in Aurora, Ohio. Billed as "The Great Runfola," he performs several shows daily in the Variety Gazebo.
Forty years ago - 1972
A flexible new degree program, the bachelor of arts degree in special studies (BASS), will become part of the curricular offerings next fall at Fredonia State University College.
Fifty years ago - 1962
The Vineyard Motel, Bennett and Plaza Roads near the Dunkirk-Fredonia Thruway exit, held its official opening on July 7. Co-owners are Joseph Pietro and Anthony Seybold.