Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

Dunkirk Cadette/Senior Troop 31, under the leadership of Mrs. Donna Brisky, recently toured Ellman’s Garage in Dunkirk. The tour was led by Jim Ellman Jr. and his associate, Jim Davis Jr. The girls, who are currently working on their auto maintenance badge, learned about the various parts of a car.

Thirty years ago – 1983

A new softball stadium for the city of Dunkirk is a possibility that is being looked at closely by the city’s Recreation Commission. Recreation Department Director Robert Patterson said the city could use another softball field, especially in light of the problems that were encountered last summer at the Pangolin Street field, where neighbors complained about the players chasing balls onto their property. Ideally, the stadium would be located within the boundaries of Wright Park near the city’s other softball field.

Forty years ago – 1973

According to a bill introduced last week by State Assemblyman John W. Beckman and Sen. Jess Present, motor vehicles operated by members of the working press will be permitted the use of an amber flashing light identical to that used by hazard vehicles.

Fifty years ago – 1963

It was announced today that the annual Chautauqua County Grape School will be held this year at Eason Hall, Westfield. Growers are advised to reserve this date in advance.