Twenty years ago – 1994

Daniel Edson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Edson of Sinclairville and a senior at Cassadaga Valley Central School, has been named Student of the Week. A science and math major, Dan ranks first in his class with a 99.6 average. He earned first honors from the “Business First” publication and was selected as a Congressional Scholars Nominee. He is an accomplished musician and participates in varsity soccer, golf and volleyball. Dan will attend the Alfred University School of Ceramic Engineering in the fall.

Thirty years ago – 1984

Dr. Robert Anthony Perrello, DC, recently observed the grand opening of his chiropractic office at 22 West Main St. in Fredonia, next door to the new location of the Mar-Val Unisex Beauty Salon. A Fredonia resident for the past eight years, Dr. Perrello was born in Buffalo and previously resided in Silver Creek for 22 years. A graduate of Silver Creek Central School and SUNY Geneseo, he received his doctor of chiropractic degree from the Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Ga.

Forty years ago – 1974

The West Drug Store luncheonette, 309 Central Ave., Dunkirk closed Feb. 15 after more than 40 years of operation. Owner Tom Lynch plans to reopen the store, minus the cafe, at the Levy Building, 335-339 Central Ave., within two weeks.

Fifty years ago – 1964

Dunkirk Rotary Club members traveled by bus for their annual one-day excursion to Welland, Ontario, where they have maintained superb international relations throughout the years. The Welland Rotary Club hosts Dunkirk for curling during the winter and Dunkirk hosts Welland for golf in the summer.