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January 13, 2013

Do You Remember Jan 13?

Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago

• Partners in Education, a partnership that includes Tonawanda and North Tonawanda High Schools, the Chamber of Commerce and local businesses, encouraged business owners to get involved with their local schools.

• External work was completed on the $4.3 million 50 unit senior apartment complex on Williams Road.

1988 — 25 years ago

• Three Boy Scouts who attended Kenmore East High School – Michael Pavach, Brian O’Hara and Ray Izzard - attended the 10th World Jamboree of Scouting in Australia.

• Employees of Occidental Chemical’s Durez plant reached a safety milestone by completing 2 million manhours of operation without a single lost-time accident.

1963 — 50 years ago

• No paper published.

1943 — 70 years ago

• Harry Altman, talented emcee at the famed Glen Park Casino of Williamsville, announced that he was closing the resort for the duration of the war.

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