Retrospective

Twenty years ago – 1994

The Upper Crust Bake House and Eatery is taking advantage of a new Fredonia Village ordinance allowing outdoor dining. Their new outdoor cafe has an expanded seating capacity and offers a relaxing atmosphere. Upper Crust is located at 21 E. Main St., Fredonia.

Thirty years ago – 1984

Veteran baton twirler Frankie Kye led the Hose Co. No. 4 Murraymen Drum and Bugle Corps in the annual city of Dunkirk fire department inspection parade that took place recently. The Murraymen have won several honors this season in drum corps competitions.

Forty years ago – 1974

Kathy Carlson of Silver Creek and Darlene Elliott of Fredonia were among those who attended a horsemanship school where they received riding tips from instructor Harvey Smith of Ovid.

Fifty years ago – 1964

A fire in Mayville’s business section caused around $100,000 in damages to a three-story Masonic building and the Hotel Holland and Shearer buildings.