Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

Edward Gnadzinski, 80 Cleveland Ave., Fredonia, rolled the first 700 series of his four-year bowling career, a 236-266-277-779 on alleys 11 and 12 at Lucky Lanes. The score topped the previous house record of 777 set by Dale Kozlowski. Gnadzinski, who carries a 180 average, was bowling for the Jack of All Trades team in the Rich Kaczor League. His previous high series, a 660, was bowled a week earlier.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Connie Williams, daughter of Mrs. Helen Williams of Monroe Street, Silver Creek has been named Student of the Week at Silver Creek Central School. She is one of the top-ranking students in her senior class and was named a Commended Student in the National Achievement Program for Outstanding Negro Students. She is also a member of the National Honor Society. Connie was also an MVP and All-Star in both basketball and volleyball. She plans to attend the General Motors Engineering and Management Institute to become an electrical engineer.

Forty years ago – 1973

Fredonia Chapter 430, Order of the Eastern Star, has made a $1,000 contribution to the building fund for the new temple.

Fifty years ago – 1963

At a meeting of the Business Men’s Improvement Party of Fredonia, Mayor Russell R. Joy was unanimously endorsed as a candidate for re-election in the upcoming mayoral race.