Yesterday's News June 2000

Yesterday's News for June 2000

35 years ago in 1965

•The The Administration Building of SUC Brockport was formally named Ernest C. Hartwell Administration Building after the late president emeritus of the college.

•It was declared "Archie Shafer Day" at the First Methodist Church in Spencerport as members and friends recognized Mr. Schafer on his retirement from the position of church treasurer after almost 20 years.

•Joy's Lamplight Shoppe opened in Spencerport Village Plaza.

30 years ago in 1970

•Home mail delivery began in Hilton.

•More than 300 people attended the dedication ceremony of the new Parma Town Hall.

•Peter VanderTang of Adams Basin announced his resignation as Ogden's Republican Party Leader.

•You could treat Dad to a lobster tail dinner for $3.50 or a prime rib dinner for $3.99 at the Family Restaurant in Spencerport.

25 years ago in 1975

•Vandals caused over $1,000 of damage to classrooms, science labs and the library of E.J. Wilson High School in Spencerport.

•Mike Lauterborn of North Chili took first place in the Motocross open expert class.

•Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway starred in "Chinatown" which was playing at the Brockport Strand.

20 years ago in 1980

•The Morton Fire Department celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a parade.

•The Cable Television Advisory Committee in Ogden announced that cable TV was a realistic goal for the town and began a cable awareness campaign.

15 years ago in 1985

•Residents of Draffin Road in Parma were concerned about the noise and traffic associated with the growth of the motocross races at Cool Tool BMX Raceway.

•Hilton marked its 100th Birthday on June 29 with a parade, street dance, concert and fireworks. A time capsule to be opened in the year 2085 was also buried as part of the festivities.

•Reverend Ted Anderson left Adams Basin United Methodist Church to take the position of Associate Pastor of Christ United Methodist Church in Snyder, New York.

10 years ago in 1990

Spencerport Volunteer Fire Department celebrated their 100th Anniversary at their annual parade and carnival.

•Hilton's Merton Williams Middle School celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a concert and dinner for former teachers and administrators.

•Brockport High School girls softball team defeated Penfield 12-3 to win the girls Section V softball title.

•Hamlin Town Board was presented with a petition from residents requesting a moratorium on all building in the Town of Hamlin

5 years ago in 1995

•Marion Seymour of Rochester donated two 170 year old oil paintings of her great-great grandparents, James and Myra Seymour, to the Seymour Library.

•The grand re-opening of the Parma Meetinghouse Museum was held to coincide with the 200th Anniversary of the settlement of Parma.

A new bridge over Black Creek in Churchville officially opened. To mark the occasion Mayor Donald Ehrmentraut declared the new structure the Vail-Sage Bridge in honor of past village mayors Dwight "Doc" Vail and Burt and Zim Sage.