The Tonawanda News
Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago
• The St. Francis girls junior varsity team finished the season with a perfect 10-0 record.
• Jennifer Weinheimer, an eighth-grader at Starpoint, was selected by the Niagara County Juvenile Justice Task Force to receive the Do The Right Thing Award.
1988 — 25 years ago
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1963 — 50 years ago
• Tom Gosch resigned his position as NT public works superintendent to become the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce.
• Carl Haist, magician and author of two books on magic, entertained at the father and son banquet at Salem Church.
1943 — 70 years ago
• Modern model homes, Colin Kelly Heights in Tonawanda and Nor-Ton Courts in North Tonawanda, were opened to the first few families. The housing projects featured playgrounds and wide park-like vistas. They had one to three bedrooms and included electricity, heat, water and appliances. Rents ranged from $37.50 to $46.50 per month.
• Tonawanda High School’s basketball team turned in its second victory of the season over the Kenmore High School players that produced the biggest score made in a quarter in school history. The final score was 44-32. The Red and White fairly smothered their opponents in the third quarter to run up 21 points to more than double their score.