Tonawanda News

Local News

January 30, 2013

Do You Remember Jan. 30?

Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago

• At a public meeting in the Town of Tonawanda, residents expressed their displeasure over a proposal that would construct a bridge that would connect Tonawanda and Fort Erie, Canada.

• Tonawanda school officials hoped that 16 surveillance cameras would deter vandalism at the high school.

1988 — 25 years ago

• The NT Community Education Department offered a seminar on the grading, pricing and quality of diamonds.

• Newly elected officers of the NT Senior Citizens Center were Charlotte Rislus, Ed Baker, Shirley Phelan and Winnie Wegrzyn.

1963 — 50 years ago

• “Ebb Tide” was announced to be the decorative theme for the annual Robert Bowen Scholarship Dance to be held at the Buffalo Launch Club. The dance raised funds to provide scholarships to a North Tonawanda High School senior boy and girl each year.

• Fathers of District Seven Camp Fire Girls were wined with unfermented grape juice, dined and royally entertained at Saint Amelia’s School Hall at a Father and Daughter Sweetheart Dinner.

1943 — 70 years ago

Charles E. Hewitt, editor and publisher of the Tonawanda Evening News, gave an interesting and informative talk at the Church of Christ in North Tonawanda. Mr. Hewitt had spent five years in Germany and talked of conditions in that country during the rise of Hitler.

• Streamlined for war time but packed with facts from cover to cover, the Buffalo Evening News Almanac and Fact Book for 1943 had just been issued.

Text Only
Local News
Featured Ads
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page
NDN Video
Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands