Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1994

Gowanda native and Cardinal Mindszenty High School graduate Bob Palcic will become the offensive line coach with the Atlantic Falcons. This is the second time Palcic interviewed for a job with the Falcons; the first was for the position of special teams coach in 1991. He also reportedly interviewed for an opening with Tampa Bay when Ray Perkins was head coach. Palcic played collegiately at the University of Dayton.

Thirty years ago – 1984

Susan Minotti, area sales representative of Eli Lilly & Co., recently presented Michael McEntarfer of McEntarfer’s Apothecary, 9 E. Main St., Fredonia, with the firm’s Community Health Service Award. The award was made in recognition of the completion of filling three million prescriptions since being established in 1850. In 1972, they received a similar award for filling two million prescriptions. McEntarfer’s was formerly Bremer Pharmacy.

Forty years ago – 1974

The Dunkirk Humane Society elected this year’s officers. They are: Thomas Gregoreski, president; Grace Hohenstein, vice president; Sharon Wright, treasurer; and Jeanne Steger, secretary.

Fifty years ago 1964

Ronald N. Taylor, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald K. Taylor, 117 W. Fourth St., Dunkirk, is a candidate for graduation from the New York State Ranger School at Wanakena after completing 44 weeks of extensive forestry training.