Here's this week's column.
Trish Hackett Nicola
Reprinted with permission from the author, Remember When..., p. 6, Arcade
Herald, February 14, 2002, extracted by Trish Hackett Nicola (*See below
for information on how to receive a copy of the original article or obituary.)
10 Years Ago - February 13, 1992
Amanda FORE was crowned queen of the 21st annual Arcade Winterfest.
Runners-up were Kelly OWENS and Marcie PUFFER.
The home of Glenn BLAKELY in the town of Java was destroyed by fire.
Filming had begun in Georgia for a made-for-TV movie about the 1988
shooting of Arcade realtor Gayle WOLFER and two residents of a home she was
showing in the town of Sardinia. Elizabeth MONTGOMERY and Robert FOXWORTH
were starring in the show.
Deaths: Fannie MILLER MILLER, 84 of Arcade; Frank LASZEWSKI, 73, of
Delevan; George HICKLER, 62, of Holland; Sophie PASTUCH KNOWLTON, 64,
formerly of Arcade.
25 Years Ago - February 16, 1977
After a two-week delay caused by the blizzard, the Winterfest in Arcade was
ready to go for the coming weekend.
Deaths: James ROBBINS, 62, of Chaffee; Edith FREEMAN RAUENHORST, 82, of
35 Years Ago - February 16, 1967
By a 747-437 vote, Pioneer district voters approved the purchase of the
76-acre SMITH site in Yorkshire, as the site of a proposed junior-senior
high school building.
The Crystal Hose Compny in Yorkshire elected Jack KRZYZANOWSKI president
and Richard HUNT chief.
The Holland school board set March 14 as the date for a vote on the
proposed four-room addition to the elementary school.
Mr. & Mrs. Glenn FOOTE of Bliss celebrated their golden anniversary.
Deaths: Sarah STONE HAKES, 86, of Sardinia; Mabel ALLEN CORNWALL, 68, of
Holland; John METZ, 84, of Arcade; Raymond WANGELIN, 50, of East Concord;
McClellan JONES, 81, formerly of Delevan.
50 Years Ago - February 14, 1952
Tom MORRELL, a graduate of Holland Central School and a student at Indiana
University was named to the NCAA All-American soccer team.
The Rev. Elmer BOSTOW left the pastorate of the Sandusky Methodist Church
to move to Iowa.
Deaths: Frances KUCZKA PINSKI of Holland; Delzora WRIGHT SWARTZ JACKSON
LEWIS, 92, of Delevan; Lelia ASHCRAFT GRAVES of Holland; Walter CARLEY of
*To receive a copy of the original article or obituary, send a written
request listing the individual article and the exact date of the issue to
Arcade Historical Society, P. O. 236, Arcade, NY 14009. Include a check or
money order for $5 for each request.