Mr. and Mrs. James Cownie of Buffalo celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Niagara Sailing Club on Grand Island. Mr. Cownie and the former Nancy Richards were married May 28, 1949, in Buffalo. He is retired from Buffalo Forge Co. with 42 years of service. The couple are longtime members of Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church. They have four children, 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.