Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

The Fredonia Planning Board gave its preliminary approval to David Ryel to renovate the former Agway Service Station into a Texas Hot Dog Stand. The building has been vacant for more than a year, following Agway’s decision to pull out of the East Main Street location. It had been a full service gasoline station at the time. The board will forward its recommendations to the board of trustees for its approval.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Martin Fox, 18, son of Thomas and Cleone Fox of Conewango Valley, has been named Student of the Week at Pine Valley Central School. A senior, he is vice president of the National Honor Society, and serves as senior representative to the Student Association. He also plays varsity football, basketball, baseball and volleyball. Martin plans to continue his education and is considering a major in engineering at Utah State University.

Forty years ago – 1973

Members from Fredonia Girl Scout Troop 33 who received their 10-year pins were Eva Dawn Bashaw, Ida Benson, Gwen Blackham, Diane Militello, Mary Jo Siragusa and Wendy Waxham.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Under the direction of Mrs. Edith Ames, the first-grade class of the Stockton Elementary School presented a Lincoln-Washington program with recitations and songs. Music for the program was provided by Mrs. Lucille Meyers.