Here's this week's Remember When....
Trish Hackett Nicola
Reprinted with permission from the author of Remember When..., p. 7, Arcade
Herald, April 3, 2003, copied by Trish Hackett Nicola (*See below for
information on how to receive a copy of the original article or obituary.)
10 Years Ago - April 1, 1993
A Charter Day celebration was held to kick off the 175th anniversary
(triquasqui-centenial) of the towns of Holland, Wales and Aurora.
Wyoming County was nearing final approval of a public bus system for county
Deaths: Alice WILLIAMS HURLBURT, 88, of Freedom; Salvatore NICASTRO, 76, of
Arcade; Lillian KERWIN, 81, of North Java; Lorraine SWIERCZYNSKA ANACONE,
64, of East Arcade.
More deaths: Georgia SHANNON, 87, of Machias; Phyllis BEARDSLEE CUDWORTH,
72, formerly of Arcade; Esther MOWRY REED, 75, formerly of Sandusky; Dacia
"Daisy" REMINGTON WULFF, 81, formerly of Arcade.
25 Years Ago - April 5, 1978
Two armed robbers entered the Strykersville office of the Wyoming County
Bank, forced the staff and customers into the vault, and stole over
$10,000. It was the second time the bank had been robbed in less than two
The Pioneer school board and the Pionier Faculty Association were ordered
to share payment to a coach because the two parties had signed a contract
with unequal pay for the coaches of boys' and girls' sports.
35 Years Ago - April 4, 1968
State Supreme Court Justice Gilbert KING denied a petition by a citizens'
committee objecting to the Pioneer school board's decision to use electric
heat in the proposed junior-senior high school.
Paul and Bonnie ROGERS of Delevan opened a delicatessen in the former bank
building in downtown Delevan.
Deaths: Emma "Lola" HOWARD DAWLEY, 93, of Arcade; Devillo HALL, 76,
formerly of Delevan.
50 Years Ago - April 2, 1953
Emogene ELLIS was elected president of the Chaffee-Sardinia Fire company
Marion CUNNIFFE was elected president of the Arcade VFW Auxiliary.
Deaths: Celia MCGUNN EDDY, 85, of Bliss; Guy YOUNG, 77; Dora GARDNER IKELER
of Smith Corners.
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