Twenty years ago – 1993

Trinity United Church of Christ recently installed the Rev. Dr. Louis H. Eason III as pastor. Rev. Eason retired in September 1992 from the U.S. Air Force after a 30-year career. The last 15 years were spent as chaplain. He succeeds the Rev. Richard Heiman, who retired in 1992 after 27 years as pastor there.

Thirty years ago – 1983

April in Paris (and England) was the recent experience of 33 Dunkirk High School French students who traveled to France and England with their teacher, Edward Kolodziej, and 12 other adult chaperones. While on the 11-day trip, the group visited Dunkerque, France (sister city of Dunkirk, NY) where they were greeted by the deputy mayor, toured the waterfront and accepted gifts on behalf of the sister cities.

Forty years ago – 1973

Eleanor Reilly recently presented 4-year-old Susan Briggs of 710 Central Ave., Dunkirk with a free five-foot high plush stuffed bunny given away for Easter by the West Drug Co. Inc. in Dunkirk.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Jack Maloney, proprietor of the White Inn in Fredonia, received a surprise this morning when the entire U.S. Navy Band, which is en route to Chicago, stopped off unexpectedly for breakfast at the inn.