Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1994

Marisa O’Malley of Brocton received the third annual Brooks Hospital Youth Volunteer of the Year Award sponsored by the Lake Shore Savings and Loan Association. This award is presented annually to the outstanding youth volunteer at Brooks Hospital. A junior at Brocton Central School, Marisa has served as a candy striper since last June, accumulating a total of 409 volunteer hours. She plans to enroll in the two-year registered nursing program at Jamestown Community College with a goal of becoming an obstetrical nurse at Brooks Hospital.

Thirty years ago – 1984

The corporate offices of Better Baked Foods Inc. will be moved from Westfield to North East, Pa., it was announced this week. The move is planned to be made in March. The company’s baking operations at Franklin and Jefferson streets in Westfield and the bakery’s current work force of 80 employees will remain in Westfield.

Forty years ago – 1974

In a 4-1 roll call vote of the Fredonia Village Board of Trustees, George W. Nutbrown of Westfield was named to the newly established position of village engineer.

Fifty years ago – 1964

M.J. Smyczek, 17, son of Jeanne E. Smyczek of 239 Lord St., Dunkirk, completed basic training at the Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Ill.