Twenty years ago – 1993

The first annual Brooks Hospital Charity Day proved to be a very successful event in helping the hospital better meet the health care needs of the northern Chautauqua County community. A total of $4,000 was raised to purchase much-needed equipment.

Thirty years ago – 1983

Dr. Charles W. Hannum, DDS, has entered private practice with Dr. Anthony R. Leone, DDS whose office is located at 53 Temple Square in Fredonia. A 1975 graduate of Fredonia High School, Dr. Hannum completed a six-year accelerated dental program at Case Western Reserve University Dental School in Cleveland, Ohio. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Hannum of Shore Acres, Dunkirk, he is residing in Fredonia with his wife, Cynthia.

Forty years ago – 1973

Tom and Sheri Dispenza, children of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dispenza of Kinney Street, Brocton were both first place winners in several baton twirling categories during a contest at Revere High School in Akron, Ohio.

Fifty years ago – 1963

The Dunkirk Chamber of Commerce agreed to let one industrial member per month display its product in its office window. This month features the Van Raalte Corp., which chose to outfit a mannequin in its newest slips and gowns.