Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

There will not be many changes made with the acquisition of the Westfield Bells Supermarket by Scrivner Inc. of Oklahoma City, Okla. The store will now be called Market Basket. New product lines are already on the shelves. Bells customers who purchased the yellow label and National Brands will now find comparable products under Best Yet and Our Value labels. The Market Basket is a group of 20 stores in northwest Pennsylvania and southwestern New York.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Many local women have found weight-lifting a unique alternative to jogging and exercise classes in their effort to stay in shape. Lynn Spell of Fredonia and Barb Kosierb of Dunkirk are among a dozen women who frequent the Dunkirk Fitness Center twice weekly to train with weights.

Forty years ago – 1973

Miss Jane M. Pease has been named 4-H Extension Agent with the Chautauqua County Extension Association. Her major area of responsibility will be the county’s 4-H home economics program and the county 4-H teen programs.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Thomas McGilvery, a senior at Westfield Academy and Central School, was selected as the “Outstanding Teenager of the Week.”