Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1994

T.J. Maxx Inc., a major clothing retailer throughout the United States, will officially open a store on Vineyard Drive in the town of Dunkirk by the end of March. A company spokesman said Dunkirk was on the company’s list for spring openings and the store was expected to open March 27. T.J. Maxx Inc. owns the building which used to be the home of Zayres and Ames discount retail stores. The company sells mostly clothing and other name-brand products at discount prices. There are three stores in the Buffalo area and more than 500 across the country.

Thirty years ago – 1984

Forbes and Wagner Inc. of Silver Creek was recently awarded “Supplier of the Month” for October by Honeywell Inc. Tampa Operations. The award was in recognition of the firm’s outstanding performance in the manufacture of custom transformers, which are crucial to the operation of Honeywell’s Inertial Reference System used in Boeing 757 and 767 aircraft.

Forty years ago – 1974

Cadet Timothy Felt has returned to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point after spending the holiday with his family at 54 Middle Road, Dunkirk.

Fifty years ago – 1964

The morning Mass tomorrow in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Silver Creek will be sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 52 and Cub Scout Pack 52. The service will be for the late President John F. Kennedy.