Reprinted with permission from Jan. 31, 2002 Country Courier by Marsha Redden
20 Years Ago
Feb. 2, 1982
DAVID M. FLINT of Bliss was promoted to the rank of senior airman in the US Air Force.
WKBW-TV personality DON POLEC made an appearance at the Pike Winter Carnival.
CLARA KOHL, REGINA MEYER and JANET MILLER were honored for 10 years of service as leaders
in the Wyoming County 4-H.
The FLOYD KOERNER family of Lamont created a snow sculpture of the Space Shuttle for the
Pike Winter Carnival contest.
ROBERT PERL and EDWARD BARTOLOTTA recieved the first annual McCormick Farms Incentive
Scholarships for Agribusiness.
Navy Electronics Technician Third Class DAVID L. TOWNER of Warsaw graduated from Basic
Electronics Technician School.
Warsaw Mayor THEODORE M. KALICKI declared Jan. 31 through Feb. 6 as "Remembrance of
Our MIA's and POWs Week.
Airman MARK D. MARTIN of Perry was assigned to Chanute Air Force Base in Illinois after
completing Air Force basic training.
Army Sgt. JON M. POSTOLOFF was named recruiter and station commander of the Warsaw Army
JEFFREY C. NILES was named to the Dean's list at Alfred University.
Airman MARTIN L. FALLON of Castile graduated from the US Air Force dental assistant course
at Sheppard Air Force base in Texas.
Deaths: JAMES F. RYAN, 47 of Warsaw and formerly of Perry; ELIZABETH J. VITAGLIANO, 53 of
Warsaw; and STUART C. BUXTON, 86, of Warsaw.
30 Years Ago
Feb 1, 1972
WALTER MELENBACHER of Castile was elected president of the Empire State Potato Club.
40 Years Ago
Feb. 1, 1962
Mother and son team DOROTHY and HENRY TEN HAGEN JR. won the Order of the Eastern Star
BILL DOUD was named full time manager of Rochester Telephone's Warsaw office.
FLOYD E. STEARNS, 19, of Warsaw, was accepted into the US Army Air Defense School at Fort
CHARLES A. GRAHAM, a Warsaw native, celebrated 50 years in the banking business. He
started his career at Wyoming County Bank and was at LeRoy Bank.
Civil Defense Director FRED RICHE demonstrated the effects of radiology in a presentation
at Wyoming Central School.
PHILLIP McBRIDE, 29, a Warsaw attorney, was injured in a two car accident on South Main
St. in Warsaw.
BUD CHRIST was elected president of the Warsaw Jaycees.
50 Years Ago
Jan. 31, 1952
Ground was broken for the construction of the new $1.6 million Wyoming County Community
Hospital building on North Main St. in Warsaw.
Mr. & Mrs. O. D. CHRIST of Grove St. in Warsaw celebrated their 50th wedding
ALTON RUDGERS of Pavilion was elected chairman of the Wyoming County Soil Conservation
BARBARA SMALLWOOD of Warsaw won first place in the 15th annual Wyoming County Oratorical
Contest held at Bliss High School.
Mr. & Mrs. JOHN SCHOEPFLIN of warsaw celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Have a good week.