Twenty years ago – 1993
Plans were unveiled for a new high-tech recycling operation in the former Great Lakes Color Printing Co. complex in Dunkirk that is expected to result in more than 60 jobs during the first year of operation and more than 100 jobs by the third year. Called the Dunkirk International Glass and Ceramic Corp., the company will recycle broken television picture tubes as well as emission control dust and fly-ash from the aluminum industry.
Thirty years ago – 1983
The dedication and ribbon-cutting of the newly completed field house at Fredonia State University College will highlight the college’s Homecoming weekend, Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Main speaker for the dedication ceremony is L. Budd Thalman, vice president for public relations for the Buffalo Bills. The official dedication of the fieldhouse will signify the conclusion of the college’s physical expansion which began in 1967.
Forty years ago – 1973
The Tri-County Emergency Citizens Band Communications Association is holding a meeting at the Cloverleaf Restaurant near Angola.
Fifty years ago – 1963
Mrs. Stephen Harris of Shorewood Drive, Dunkirk, has assumed the leadership of the Dunkirk Neighborhood Girl Scout Service Team. She replaces Mrs. Edward Beatty, who has resigned.