Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

Hairstylist Joe Pagano, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pagano of Deer Street, Dunkirk, has been selected as the official hairstylist for the Virginia Slims of Florida tennis tournament. A resident of Coral Springs, Fla., since 1984, Mr. Pagano was born and raised in Dunkirk and is a 1969 Dunkirk High School graduate. He also served as official stylist for the 1988 and 1989 tournaments, and Chris Evert and skier Andy Mill asked him to create styles for them and their wedding party for their 1989 wedding. As official stylist, he has worked with tennis stars Steffi Graf, Gabriela Sabatini, Pam Shriver, Barbara Rittner and many others in the top 50.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Miss Joselle Robin Bifaro, 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bifaro of Fredonia, has been selected as a state finalist for the third annual Miss New York National Pre-Teen Pageant to be held at Johnson City (NY) High School on June 11. She is a fifth-grade student at Fredonia Elementary School.

Forty years ago – 1973

Fredonia Mayor Charles St. George announced that senior citizens may now ride free of charge on the campus-community bus service of Fredonia State University College.

Fifty years ago – 1963

At the meeting this week of the Chautauqua County Historical Society, Maureen McKernan Ross will present a paper entitled, “Westfield – Open Door to a New Nation.”