Twenty years ago - 1992
Daniel Berggren, professor of communication at Fredonia State University College, recently received the Art and Literary Award from the New York State Outdoor Education Association at its annual convention in October. He was honored for his commitment to the outdoor education field and his persistent work in conserving the Adirondack heritage and environment.
Thirty years ago - 1982
Chautauqua County officials, along with the wife and family of the late Anthony DiRusso, were on hand recently as the county's office building on Lucas Avenue in Dunkirk was dedicated to the memory of the late Dunkirk legislator. County Executive Joseph Gerace presented a plaque that will be placed on the building. Mr. DiRusso was an original member of the Chautauqua County Legislature who was in his sixth consecutive term representing District 1 including the city and town of Dunkirk at the time of his death.
Forty years ago - 1972
Marvin and Fran Smith, managers of the United Farm office on Hanover Road in Silver Creek, were presented the Century Club Award from the United Farm Agency, a nation-wide town and country real estate firm. The award was presented for their sales accomplishments.
Fifty years ago - 1962
A community chorus is being formed in Sheridan to sing Christmas carols during the holiday season. Helping to organize the group are Mrs. James Bartlett and Mrs. Robert Burchett.