Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1994

The Lake Shore Health Care Center Auxiliary recognized a local Silver Creek business at their annual installation banquet. Foliage House Florist was named 1994 Business of the Year by the organization for its consistent and generous support of Auxiliary projects and activities over the years. Owner Lu Czarnecki was present with family members and accepted the award which was presented by LSHCC Auxiliary director Beverly Nappo.

Thirty years ago – 1984

Dunkirk High lost to Alden 7-5 in the Class B-1 baseball title game under the lights of Hillis Field. The loss not only ended Dunkirk’s season at 20-3, but it also marked the end of Al Stuhlmiller’s coaching career after 28 seasons. He announced his retirement from coaching immediately after the game.

Forty years ago – 1974

Walt Patulski, a defensive end for the Buffalo Bills, will be the guest speaker at the 10th annual M&T and Silver Creek Schools sports night at the junior-senior high school.

Fifty years ago – 1964

Dixie Eccles, daughter of Mrs. Lois Anderson of Sinclairville and a senior at Cassadaga Valley Central School, has been awarded a scholarship by the New York State Association of the Future Homemakers of America.