Twenty years ago – 1993

Albert Bulger, currently completing two decades of service to the town of Stockton as supervisor and councilman, was presented with a citizenship award. This honor was bestowed on him at the annual Stockton Old Fashioned Days celebration. Also honored was Stockton Superintendent Arthur Nist who will be leaving office at the end of the year. Edmund Berndt, 88, was honored as the oldest man present at the event and at 94, Ann Putnam Miller was unquestionably the oldest woman.

Thirty years ago – 1983

The ‘Debt-Free’ Dunkirk Club held a mortgage burning and dinner party with about 100 members and guests attending. Special guests were Miss Teresa Schober and Miss Frances Schober, both of Dunkirk. The property was purchased 12 years ago from the John Hayes estate. Formed in 1902, the club met originally in the Stearns building on Central Avenue in Dunkirk.

Forty years ago – 1973

“June,” a state registered Holstein owned by Donald and Robert Crowell of South Dayton, has set a new food production record, according to the Holstein-Friesian Association of America. In 363 days, June gave 30,210 lbs. of milk and produced 981 lbs. of buttermilk.

Fifty years ago – 1963

Mrs. Frank Newman, Miss Barbara Damon and Miss Marlene Newman of Dunkirk have returned from Syracuse where they attended the graduation of Gerald Newman from Simmons School of Mortuary Science.