Twenty years ago – 1994
Dale Haverchuk of the Buffalo Sabres will be a speaker at the Chautauqua County Sports Hall of Fame’s annual induction dinner on Feb. 14 at the Jamestown Holiday Inn. Buffalo Sabres television broadcaster John Gurtier will be the emcee for the induction dinner. Other guest speakers are D.J. Johnson of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Mike Billoni, Vice President of Rich Baseball Operations. The 1994 inductees are Pete Criscione, the late Lory Lodestro, Dan O’Neill and Cindy Reinhoudt.
Thirty years ago – 1984
Dunkirk City Attorney Lawrence Zobel this morning announced that he is resigning his post with the city to take a position as an assistant county public defender. His resignation, which is effective March 2, has been accepted “with regret” by Dunkirk Mayor Margaret Wuerstle. Although his job with the public defender’s office is his main reason for resigning from the city job, he noted that the common council’s reluctance to hire an assistant city attorney at least “indirectly involved” his decision.
Forty years ago – 1974
George S. Petrella, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Petrella of Chautauqua Street, Fredonia has enrolled in an art program at the University of Sienna, Italy, as well as a photography course in Florence.
Fifty years ago – 1964
Competition skiing took over the slopes at the first annual March of Dimes Winter Carnival at Cassadaga Country Club. An awards dinner followed the skiing event.