Twenty years ago – 1993

Chautauqua County Legislator Chet Tarnowski (D-Dunkirk) wants the record set straight. He said his answer to the OBSERVER survey of how many lawmakers shop in Pennsylvania was incorrectly reported. Chet said he personally does not shop in Erie, but his wife Joyce does. He added, “The trouble is, she pays for it (the shopping) with my Discover card; that means I have to discover how to pay for it.” With this confession, there is only one legislator left who doesn’t shop in Pennsylvania – Chairman Lance Spice (R-Falconer).

Thirty years ago – 1983

Sheryl Westling DelPrincipe of Dunkirk is one of nine students from Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine named to “Who’s Who Among Students” in America colleges and universities. Sheryl expects to graduate from the Fort Worth medical school in May 1984. The daughter of Mrs. Joyce Westling of Dunkirk and Richard Westling of Denton, Texas, she is a graduate of Cardinal Mindszenty High School and SUNY Fredonia.

Forty years ago – 1973

Mrs. Virginia Snow, representing the Good Shepherd Church in Irving, was among those who attended the organizational meeting of the Episcopal Charities of Western New York at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Dunkirk.

Fifty years ago – 1963

The “Pet of the Week” is Shalimar, 1-year-old pet cat of Ronald Bialaszewski, 8, of 333 Lord St., Dunkirk.