Twenty years ago – 1993

The ambitious goal of accumulating a million pennies was set by the Ripley Free Library Board of Trustees at its recent meeting. A receptacle located near the circulation desk has already been receiving donations toward the anticipated goal of $10,000.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Three Dunkirk seniors have been named Girls Basketball All-Stars on the 1983 All-CCIAC Division I squad as chosen by the coaches. Senior forwards Molly Wojcinski (5-10) and Amy Dopler (5-9) along with senior guard Mary Bartkowski (5-4), are the three Lady Marauders on the First Team. Dunkirk, 11-1 in league play, also placed three players among the “Top 10” scorers for 1983: Wojcinski, who finished third; Dopler second and Bartkowski, first.

Forty years ago – 1973

After 26 years of employment at the Fredonia M & T Bank, Mrs. Bertha Yagger of 37 Mill St., Cassadaga was honored with a retirement party at the White Inn in Fredonia. Most recently, Mrs. Yagger was a teller.

Fifty years ago – 1963

James Sauberan was awarded an Eagle Gold Palm and Dwayne Gier and Francis Heath received Eagle badges during a special program of Boy Scout Troop 57 in South Dayton.