BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

Chautauqua County has one of the lowest rates of tax increase among the 57 upstate New York counties over the past decade according to The Public Policy Institute, a research arm of the state Business Council. A recent report says that the county ranks 40th out of 57 upstate counties in terms of having the lowest tax rate increase of the decade. County Executive Andrew Goodell gave credit to previous executives John A. Glenzer and Joseph Gerace for keeping county taxes as low as possible.

Twenty years ago – 1993

The Lake Shore Board of Education has authorized the Angola Park and Gazebo Committee to use the high school auditorium on Feb. 28 for a homecoming concert featuring noted singer Clint Holmes. A Lake Shore Central graduate from Farnham, Mr. Holmes sold 2.5 million records with his recording of “Playground In My Mind.”

Twenty years ago – 1993

In addition to being manager of the football, basketball and baseball teams, and a state Regents scholarship winner, Robert Howard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Howard of Forestville has been named Forestville Central’s 1973 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow. He is now qualified to compete for the state title, for which the recipient receives a $1,500 college scholarship.

Fifty years ago – 1963

William B. Aular of Shore Acres, Dunkirk was hired as the new attorney for the Dunkirk Board of Education. He succeeds Robert N. Palmer, who resigned to devote his time to being the new Chautauqua County family court judge.