Twenty years ago – 1994

Andrew D. Kehrer was admitted to the New York State Bar on Feb. 14. A resident of Irving, he is the son of Jack and Mary Jo Peacock of Silver Creek. Mr. Kehrer is a graduate of Silver Creek Central High School and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history from SUNY Fredonia in 1990 and earned his law degree from the State University of Buffalo School of Law in 1993. Mr. Kehrer plans to open a general law practice in Forestville.

Thirty years ago – 1984

Student of the Week at BOCES Fredonia is Kevin Herrington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Herrington of Allegany Road, South Dayton. A senior at Forestville Central School, Kevin is a second-year student in the vo-tech conservation program. He currently works on a dairy farm and is a member of the Future Farmers of America and 4-H Club. He plans to participate in the cooperative agriculture 3-2 program offered by SUNY Fredonia and Cornell University. Kevin eventually hopes to have his own dairy farm.

Forty years ago – 1974

Beginning the first of March, drivers’ licenses issued or renewed in the state will be valid for periods ranging from 28 to 54 months. This is the first step toward the eventual introduction of standard four-year licenses. Licenses are currently valid for only three years.

Fifty years ago – 1964

True blue Beatles fans in Dunkirk must be in the minority. The demand at local retail stores has been anything but great where Beatle wigs are concerned.