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February 5, 2014

Do You Remember Feb. 5?

Tonawanda News — 2004 — 10 years ago

• Tonawanda Mayor Jack Gallagher’s State of the City address covered completion of the water department transfer to Erie County, the first stages of the Spaulding site clean-up and the redevelopment of the Grant Building.

• Students in Bev Wesolowski’s class at Meadow Elementary School and Nancy Cedrone’s class at Ohio Street School displayed their artwork at the Castellani Art Museum in Lewiston.

1989 — 25 years ago

• No paper published.

1964 — 50 years ago

Hugh McLean III was reappointed to serve as the North Tonawanda Civil Defense director by Mayor Durkee.

• Lyrics written by Suzzanne Goddard, a soloist at the Kenmore Presbyterian Church, had been set to the music of a hymn in the church hymn book.

1944 — 70 years ago

Gunnar Feldt, supervisor of the Kardex Department of the Main Street plant of Remington Rand, Inc., was the guest of honor at a farewell party given in the grill of the American Legion Home on Main Street. He left for Marietta, Ohio, to assume similar duties in the Remington Rand plant there.

• Cancellation of the Sunday waste paper collection in North Tonawanda, the resignation of Thomas Lawlor, North Tonawanda salvage chairman with the resultant disruption of the North Side salvage program, and the cancelation of the Tonawanda Boy Scout paper salvage drive originally planned for Sunday brought forth a good deal of adverse criticism of the Twin Cities Ministerial Association. “We seek to preserve the Lord’s day,” they said in a statement.w

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