Twenty years ago – 1993
David Goerlitz, the former “Winston man”, has appeared at several locations in Chautauqua County this week with a strong anti-smoking message. His stops included the Campus Center at Fredonia State, Dunkirk High and Middle schools, Silver Creek and Cassadaga Valley high schools and Cassadaga Job Corps. He is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. A former 3 1/2 pack per day smoker, Mr. Goerlitz suffered a stroke that left him with partial paralysis of his left side and no taste of food. He said that nicotine is as addictive as heroin and that tobacco kills.
Thirty years ago – 1983
Calendar Girl for the month of March is Julie Lapp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Boltz of Walker Road, Portland. A senior at Brocton Central School, she is a member of the National Honor Society, co-recipient of the Bausch and Lomb Science Award, and winner of a scholarship from the Pennsylvania Society of Engineers. Julie was also selected as a member of the McDonald’s All-American Band. She hopes to further her education at Cornell University.
Forty years ago – 1973
Judge John T. Curtin of the Federal Court in Buffalo has ordered the Dunkirk Board of Education to make free lunches available to all schools and to students who meet income requirements.
Fifty years ago – 1963
Mrs. James Johnson Jr. of Ripley, Mrs. Bernard C. Robbins and William H. Miller, both of Westfield, were each elected to three-year terms as directors of the Westfield Hospital Association.