Twenty years ago – 1993

The trembling hand shown on the late night “infomercial” touting Dura Lube belongs to Pete Millspaugh of Angola. He owns Nu-Tech Competition Engines, the small machine shop on Route 5 in Angola where the commercial was filmed in April 1992. His trembling hand is shown on camera seconds after an oil-free engine treated with Dura Lube reaches full power.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Julia Krzal, one of the first employees hired at the M. Wile Co. in Dunkirk, was honored at a retirement party held at the Town and Country Restaurant. She was presented with a variety of gifts by Gloria Borrello, ACTU president; Theresa Pencek, banquet chairman; and Barbara Petz, supervisor. Ms. Krzal, who resides at 130 Ocelot St., Dunkirk says her retirement plans include “relaxation and a trip to Poland in the near future.”

Forty years ago – 1973

Esther Lack and Irene Drag of Dunkirk and Norma Bolivard and Margaret Crowell of Forestville, have just completed a 60-hour Nurse’s Aide Training Program co-sponsored by Lake Shore Hospital in Irving and Silver Creek Central School.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Richard J. Boorady left today with his family for Erie where he will attend a two-day international Trade Bureau conference and educational program for advanced study of exportation at Gannon University.