Step Back in Time features community news from The Daily Star 25 and/or 50 years ago.

25 years ago

Oct. 31, 1983

Ninety-one members and guests of the Oneonta Business Women's Club attended the 62nd anniversary dinner in the Oneonta Country Club Oct. 25.

Prizes were awarded for the best Halloween costumes. The best costume prize was awarded to Gail Morey and Sandi Swift as Mr. and Mrs. Pumpkin.

50 years ago

Oct. 31, 1958

SIDNEY _ Mounting interest in the Sidney hobby craft and art show slated for Nov. 22 has been reported by William P. Stevens, chairman of the Recreation Commission which is sponsoring the show.

Chairmen of the various committees in charge of the show have been named as follows: Mrs. Richard Linderman, tickets and admissions; Mrs. Norman Craft, judging; Joseph Roberts, physical arrangements to assist all exhibitors in displaying their crafts.

Special exhibitors signed up are: Al Mills, home photography; Ralph Wadsworth, Hi-Fi radio; Reed Whitfield, plastic carving; Mr. Madelyn Pione, books; Larry Haynes, hobbies, crafts and art; Mrs. Alta Buker, period and antique furniture; Mrs. Ernest Loomis, miniature slippers and salt dippers; Mrs. Anne Somerville, horsemanship trophies; Mrs. H. Lee Ward of Unadilla, cloth textile weaving.

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