Tonawanda News

March 6, 2013

Do You Remember March 6?

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

• No paper published.

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.