Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1993

Fredonia State has agreed to host sports officials from the four corners of the globe at the request of World University Games’ organizations. The World University Games are being played at Rich Stadium in Orchard Park. Being moved more than an hour away from the center of the games has angered most of the 250 sports officials on campus. Many sports officials said Fredonia State has gone out of its way to soothe a huge inconvenience created by the Games’ organizing committee.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Former Fredonia resident Brenda Day took the silver medal in Sambo competition at the National Sports Festival in Colorado Springs, Colo., on June 25. On July 3, she became the U.S. Junior National Judo champion (female) by taking the gold medal at a Decatur, Ill., competition.

Forty years ago – 1973

The Fredonia Fire Department announced that a committee has been formed to investigate possibilities for the construction of a new fire hall for the village.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Newly appointed Hanover Town Supervisor Hamilton Clothier conducted the recent meeting at which the board passed a resolution ordering the establishment of fire lanes and stop signs in the Sunset Bay area.