Twenty years ago - 1992
Seneca Indians are warning government officials that they will oppose state efforts to collect sales taxes on reservation sales to non-Indians. "There's a new war cry in Indian country and it says, 'No More Broken Treaties,' wrote the co-chairman of the Seneca Coalition Against Taxes group, Larry Ballagh, in a letter to Gov. Cuomo. The Seneca Tribal Council voted last week to void all right-of-way agreements with utilities, authorities or any state department if the state authorizes a move to collect the sales tax from non-Indians.
Thirty years ago - 1982
Thomas E. Reed, president of Dunkirk Radiator Corp. was unanimously elected chairman of The Hydronics Institute at its annual meeting held recently. Mr. Reed was re-elected to The Institute's Board of Directors where he has served for several years in shaping the policies of the industry in bringing energy-efficient heating equipment to residential and commercial building owners.
Forty years ago - 1972
The village of Brocton has purchased a 1970 model ambulance for use by the emergency first aid squad of the Brocton Fire Department. A 1965 model was traded in on the newer model?
Fifty years ago 1962
Gardner Thompson, service sales manager for Dudley Motors Inc., in Fredonia, has been presented the first annual Golden Circle Award by Ford division of Ford Motor Company for outstanding achievement in performing his managerial duties.