Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

Shorewood Country Club is planning a summer-long celebration of its 75-year existence on the shores of Lake Erie. According to Charles La Duca, general manager, “We’re hoping to make this a particularly lively summer for the members, several of them third generation members and their guests. A committee is planning something special each month – May through September.” Current president of the board of directors is Ron Rys of Dunkirk.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Kathy Baker was added to the Dunkirk High School teaching staff as girls’ physical education teacher almost eight years ago and, with perseverance and pure determination, has completely turned around the girls’ attitudes about physical education. She wanted to make the girls more aware of their bodies, health and appearance. She introduced units such as “Weight Control,” “Slimnastics” and “Thinner Thighs” along with self defense, ice skating, aqua dynamics and obstacle courses.

Forty years ago – 1973

The Rev. Robert E. Reisch, pastor of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Dunkirk, will be the main speaker for the 107th annual banquet of Dunkirk Hose Co. No. 1 at the city’s Exempt Firemen’s Association Club.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Brocton Elementary School Principal Thomas K. Sciarrino announced that the school received an award from the U.S. Treasury for making the Savings Stamps Thrift Plan available to its students who have saved $3,960.90 so far.