Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago
• The Tonawanda News formed a volunteer reader advisory panel.
• Joel Truesdale was presented a Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching.
1988 — 25 years ago
• No paper published.
1963 — 50 years ago
• Hollywood stars Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee separated after 3 years of marriage.
• Martha Ives was named the Exchange Student of the Month.
1943 — 70 years ago
• The Tonawanda Board of Health decided to issue letters to all stores along the east side of Main Street between Young and Broad directing them to place their rubbish at the rear of their places of business Monday mornings in time to be collected by city trucks. Hopefully this would eliminate the present unsightly conditions.
• A full page ad in the NEWS read: “I Need You….Women of the Tonawandas. It’s The Women Our Fighting Men Must Count On To Pass The Ammunition, Uncle Sam wants you at Spaulding Fibre, Beacon Devices, Wales-Strippit, Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Remington Rand, Robert Gair, Columbus McKinnon, Buffalo Bolt, Durez Plastics.”