Twenty years ago – 1993

The local “Share-A-Dream” effort, scheduled for Sept. 11, has taken off in gigantic proportions. About 100 tractor-trailer trucks, supplied by local trucking companies and private owner/operators, will take part in the second annual caravan ride through Northern Chautauqua County. The event was organized two years ago by the Fredonia Chamber of Commerce. It offers children with life-threatening diseases and their families the opportunity to do something they might never have done.

Thirty years ago – 1983

The Hose 4 Murraymen Senior Drum and Bugle Corps of Dunkirk recently traveled to Watertown where they competed in the New York State Volunteer Firemen’s Association parade and placed first in the senior drum and bugle corps category. The win completes their triple crown for 1983 which includes winning the Southwestern, Western and state titles.

Forty years ago – 1973

James F. Bifaro, a Silver Creek native, has been promoted to industrial financing officer of the Buffalo branch of the Marine Midland Bank -Western.

Fifty years ago – 1963

The Village Squire, 22 W. Main St., Fredonia recently featured vocalist Jill Jeffers in a return engagement direct from Pittsburgh’s Holiday House. She was accompanied by the Squire Duet.