Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

Los Sublimes 77, a seven-member band from Dunkirk, will perform its brand of merengue, salsa, polka and mambo music at the Katharine Jackson Carnahan Forum Theater at Jamestown Community College. The concert is part of the “Understanding Each Other” series of informational events being held on campus during February.

Thirty years ago – 1983

A decision by the Fredonia Board of Education to close the Eagle Street School this fall will save the district enough money, without raising school taxes, to demolish the old high school building and locker facilities and build new lockers, a running track and a vehicle storage building at the East Main Street site.

Forty years ago – 1973

Cross-country ski competition, dog sled races, snowmobile runs, dancing and barbecued chicken will highlight the first annual “Ski Tournival” to be held in Cassadaga.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Gordon W. Scott VFW Post 1395 of Fredonia won top honors this year in Chautauqua County for the annual membership drive, edging out Silver Creek, the nearest competitor, by 2 percent.