Ronald and Kristina Brown of Celoron, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in July 2016, with a family vacation to Sanibel Island, Fla. They are the parents of Aaron and Tonia Brown of West Ellicott, Amy and James Chau and Jenny and Adam Brown, all of Lakewood, N.Y. They also have five grandchildren.

Brown and the former Kristina Jefferson were married Sept. 1,1966, at First Lutheran Church,

Brown is from MRC/SKF. Mrs. Brown is retired from M&T Bank. They are both active members of the Celoron Fire Department,