Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

Recent winners in the New York State Lottery include Deborah Paul of Dunkirk, who won $2,228 with a Lotto ticket purchased at U.S. News in Dunkirk and Henry Lentz of Dunkirk, who won $500 with a Jackpot Explosion ticket bought at Matt’s News in Dunkirk.

Thirty years ago – 1983

The Fredonia Central School District has received a $75,000 purchase offer for the Eagle Street School from the Lake Erie Baptist Church of Fredonia. The church submitted the only sealed bid for the property, located at 101 Eagle St., during a public bid opening in the superintendent’s office. The site has been appraised at $225,000.

Forty years ago – 1973

Deborah Palmer, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Palmer of Forestville, has been selected as the 1973 Girls State representative for the Forestville American Legion Auxiliary Unit 953.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Members of the “Committee for Nonviolent Action” are expected in Fredonia sometime today from Sinclairville. They are a branch of the Quebec-Washington-Quantanamo Walk for Peace group, which is marching from Cleveland to Rome.