Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

The Barcelona Harbor Commission recently held discussions concerning a memorial to be placed at the Dan Reed Pier in memory of former member Tom Nundy. The memorial, which will be purchased with donations, will consist of an engraved bronze plaque mounted in stone. A flowering crabtree will also be planted in the pier area. Mr. Nundy was a well-known local businessman and a longtime active member of the commission.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Debi Ivett, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Ivett, RD 3, Forestville is the Calendar Girl for the Month of July. A senior at Pine Valley Central School, she served as the treasurer of the Student Association during her junior year. Debi will be a 3-1-3 student at Fredonia State University College during the 1983-84 school year and plans to continue her education in psychology at Fredonia State or Buffalo State University.

Forty years ago – 1973

If plans unveiled yesterday are approved by the state Department of Environmental Conservation, the village of Fredonia will build its new sewage plant on Route 5 and will provide service to the West Town of Dunkirk.

Fifty years ago – 1963

The recent election of Giovanni Battista Montini as Pope Paul VI has particular significance to Dunkirk and Fredonia churches. The Rev. Vito Sebben, pastor of St. Anthony’s Church, Fredonia told the OBSERVER that the newly-elected pontiff was a papal representative of the Eucharistic Congress of Ottawa when he visited as a guest at St. Anthony’s Church in 1948.