Twenty years ago – 1993

Terry Anderson, former Associated Press Middle East bureau chief held captive by terrorists for almost seven years, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Chautauqua County Democratic Committee fund-raising dinner. Since his release, he has spent his time writing and lecturing on the Middle East. The $50-a-plate dinner is being held at the Cranston Dining Center on the SUNY Fredonia campus.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Regal Lumber Company on West Lake Road, Dunkirk (across from Shorewood Country Club) recently held its grand opening with many prizes and giveaways over the weekend. Ron Carlson, who has been associated with Regal Lumber for 17 years, is the store manager. Regal Lumber has been located in the Jamestown area for 54 years and is locally owned and operated.

Forty years ago – 1973

Certificates of merit for mechanical drawing have been presented to John Moch, Bernard Patz and Ronald Mirek. They are all juniors at Dunkirk High School.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Silver Creek High School students conducted an assembly program today in recognition of their teachers. The idea was developed by Pat Paglia, Paul Kessler, Judy Morrison and Deborah Hughes, senior class officers.