Twenty years ago – 1993

Student of the Week is Gary Krenzer, 17, a senior at Pine Valley Central School. The son of Robert and Patricia Krenzer of 393 Maple Ave., Cherry Creek, he is a skilled athlete on the varsity football, basketball and baseball teams. Gary has qualified for 1st Team All-Star Football and the Academic All-Western New York Football Team. He was given “first honors” in academic recognition by the editors of the magazine, “Business First.” Gary plans to play football and major in biochemistry at either Edinboro University of Pennsylvania or SUNY Brockport.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Dunkirk residents watching Channel 29’s Eight O’Clock Movie on Monday may have been a bit surprised to find the movie’s host for the night was Dunkirk Mayor Edwin Gregoreski. The television station has been asking various WNY political figures to host the movies on a volunteer basis and Mayor Gregoreski taped a week’s worth of segments without telling anyone.

Forty years ago – 1973

Mrs. James Deakin of Portland has been elected president of the newly-organized Women for the Survival of Agriculture (WSA).

Fifty years ago – 1963

The Fredonia Junior Chamber of Commerce began its door-to-door campaign today to obtain signatures urging fluoridation of the village’s water supply. According to Stanley Fox, general chairman of the event, the drive will continue until all homes in the village have been contacted.