Twenty years ago – 1994

The first baby of 1994 born at Westfield Memorial Hospital was a daughter, Yainelis, to Martimiano and Noemi Nieves Atayde, 50 West Second St., Dunkirk. Yainelis was born at 1:06 p.m. today and was delivered by Timothy Gorman. She has a 2-year-old sister at home.

Thirty years ago – 1984

Josephine Johnson, a former resident of Chestnut Street, Forestville celebrated her 101st birthday recently at the Chautauqua County Home where she has been a resident for the past four years. The celebration included a birthday cake and visits from her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Johnson of Forestville and many friends.

Forty years ago – 1974

Bruce Straight of Shumla Road, Fredonia has been appointed plant manager of the Fredonia Seed Company. He succeeds Harold Hatch, 65 Spring St., Fredonia, who retired from the company at the end of 1973.

Fifty years ago – 1964

Susan Stearns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Stearns of Water Street, Fredonia and a senior at Fredonia High School, is the recipient of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter, NSDAR Good Citizenship Award.