Twenty years ago – 1994

Anyone still patiently waiting for the opening of the new Bob Evans Restaurant will have to wait a little longer. The restaurant at the corner of Vineyard Drive and Bennett Road (Route 60) in Dunkirk, will not be in business until April 25, according to a representative from the corporate communications office in Columbus, Ohio this morning.

Thirty years ago – 1984

In 1983, the Fredonia Jaycees built a shelter at the Russell Joy Park skating rink on Howard Street in Fredonia for the use of those using the rink. The shelter, to be known as the Edward Eagan Building, will be dedicated on Saturday.

Forty years ago – 1974

Kathy Harvey of Fredonia was featured today in the OBSERVER as an official team member and “mascot” of Fredonia High School’s varsity cheerleading squad.

Fifty years ago – 1964

Mrs. Fred Shuler, Northern Chautauqua Red Cross blood chairman, announced that the first seven-gallon pin in the chapter’s history will be presented to Betty Smith of 63 West Main St., Fredonia. Miss Smith has been a regular donor since 1951.