Twenty years ago - 1992
The former Steve's Dining Car is being remodeled at its new location in the municipal parking lot next to the fire hall in Silver Creek. Project Coordinator Louis Pelletter said plans are under way to try to rebuild the dining car as it appeared in about 1939. There will be a door and windows in the front of the car. One of the changes from the original design will be a handicapped accessible entrance on the side. Once completed, the restored dining car will be available for community meetings for groups and for fundraisers such as ice cream socials.
Thirty years ago - 1982
The former president of Fisher-Price toys has been picked as the guest speaker for the first annual Northern Chautauqua Chamber of Commerce banquet. According to banquet chairman B. Ray Shaw, Mr. Henry H. Coords, who is now the executive vice president of corporate relations with the National Alliance of Business, will be the keynote speaker at the banquet to be held at the Campus Center at Fredonia State University College.
Forty years ago - 1972
The Western Union office in Dunkirk has been relocated to Ann's News, 68 East Fourth St., Dunkirk. It was formerly located at Naetzker Bros. on Central Avenue.
Fifty years ago - 1962
The board of trustees of the Anderson-Lee Library in Silver Creek has awarded bids for the construction of the new building to be erected at 43 Main St. Joseph L. Castiglia will do the construction; Guarcello, plumbing and heating; and Patton Electric, electrical work.