Twenty years ago – 1993

Chautauqua County Economic Development Director David Dawson is listed in the latest edition of “Who’s Who Registry of Global Business Leaders.” He is also the executive director of the County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and is chief executive officer of Dawson Metal Products of Jamestown. The selection followed several previous nominations for the director.

Thirty years ago – 1983

The 1982 NYS Champion Drum and Bugle Corps of Murray Hose Co. No. 4 are making final arrangements for the 1983 season. In addition to an increase in membership, three new directors have been added to the instructional staff: Darwin Wilson of Angola, horns; David Palmer, percussion; and Patty Kaiser of Grand Island, color guard. Throughout the years, the Murraymen have been noted as goodwill ambassadors of this area.

Forty years ago – 1973

Members of the Sheridan Volunteer Fire Department unanimously re-elected Fire Chief Robert Wdowiasz and Assistant Fire Chief Roger Gloss. Both men ran unopposed.

Fifty years ago – 1963

The two young members of Fredonia Grange elected recently to represent county Granges as prince and princess were Robert Mourer Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mourer of Chestnut Road, Fredonia and Diane Lilly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lilly of McCallister Road, Fredonia.