Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

Cal Graphite America Inc., which began graphite processing operations several weeks ago, has finally forwarded its first major overseas shipment. Leaving the Brocton plant by truck, the graphite will first be taken to Etietobicoke, Ontario, and placed on a ship. Ultimately, it is destined for Alumina Cement Trading Co. in Buenos Aires, the eastern capital of Argentina.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Young patients at Brooks Hospital will benefit from the generosity of the Dunkirk Kiwanis Club which has provided four new pieces of equipment to the hospital for use in the department of pediatrics, the nursery and the emergency room. The local organization, comprised of 45 members, is headed this year by the Rev. Merle Showers.

Forty years ago – 1973

Norwood J. Barris, 755 Park Ave., Dunkirk represented the Dunkirk Board of Education at the National School Boards Association’s 33rd annual convention and weekend conference in Anaheim, Calif.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Lt. Edward J. Mulville has been appointed general chairman for the 1963 Dunkirk Police Benevolent Association dance, the exact date of which depends on what orchestra is selected to play.