Tonawanda News

February 7, 2013

Do You Remember Feb. 7?

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The Tonawanda News

Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago

• Erie County Legislator Charles Swanick, fresh from his jump from Democratic to Republican party, once again took the helm of the Erie County Legislature and blitzed through nearly 300 agenda items.

• The Delaware Street Armory, home to the National Guard, was one of nine in the state that Gov. George Pataki wanted closed, saving the state $500,000 annually.

1988 — 25 years ago

• No paper published.

1963 — 50 years ago

• Limited production was expected to begin at Spaulding Fibre’s newly constructed, 30,000 square foot addition which included a treating room, “B” storage room, press room and elevator room.

• Willard Dittmar, president of the Historical Society of the Tonawandas, told Mayor Long and his Civic Advisory Committee that the present library in the old NY Central RR station would make a perfect museum once the new library was built to replace it.

1943 — 70 years ago

• No paper published.