Twenty years ago – 1993
Richard Glowniak, son of Rick Glowniak of Silver Creek and Pat Glowniak of Forestville, received honors during his second semester at Triangle Tech in Erie, Pa., where he is enrolled in the maintenance electricity and construction technology program. He is a 1992 graduate of Forestville High School.
Thirty years ago – 1983
The fate of Roblin Steel Co. and Roblin Industries will be decided by its union employees when they vote on the contract revisions this week. Roblin must revise its financial and manufacturing structure in order to keep in operation plants in Dunkirk and North Tonawanda.
Forty years ago – 1973
According to the chairman of the Gulf Oil Corp., Americans may find themselves paying as much as one dollar a gallon for gasoline unless the oil pipeline linking Alaska’s Arctic slope to western ports is realized.
Fifty years ago – 1963
Mrs. Harold Nudd of Brocton took first place this morning at the Chautauqua County Fair in Dunkirk for her handmade, wool braided rug.