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Doug Benz/News PLANNING: North Tonawanda Fire Chief and director of emergency services John Lapham, left, speaks with Mayor Rob Ortt, right, DPW chief Brad Rowles, third from right, and police Chief Randy Szukala, third from left at the city's emergency headquarters on Zimmerman Street as Hurricane Sandy approached the East Coast Monday afternoon. Despite dire predictions of winds, flooding and rain for Western New York, North Tonawanda's best laid plans never actually needed to be carried out.