Mr. and Mrs. Robert McElhinny of Cheektowaga celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner in Salvatore's Italian Gardens, Town of Lancaster.
McElhinny and Florence Kotarski were married Sept. 16, 1947, in St. John Gualbert Catholic Church, Cheektowaga.
He is a retired truck driver for C.A. Hackett, Buffalo.
The couple has two children, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild.