Tonawanda News

March 19, 2013

Do You Remember March 19?

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The Tonawanda News

Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago

• Mark Anastasia Jr. was selected as a U.S. representative for the Global Young Leaders Conference, a 12-day event in New York City and Washington D.C.

• Jim Rusert, a New York Life insurance agent with offices in North Tonawanda was named the Annuity Champion for 2002.

1988 — 25 years ago

• Judith Tamburlin, a former North Tonawanda resident, was receiving wide recognition for developing the world’s first human anatomy atlas for the blind.

• John Szostak of Hi Skipper Marina on Sweeney Street was among the firms displaying their wares at the Boat Show at the Summit Mall.

1963 — 50 years ago

• The Tonawanda Town Board engaged an architect to draw plans for an addition to the Kenilworth Library.

• Mrs. Wilbur LeVan was installed as president of the tri-Ton Garden club.

1943 — 70 years ago

• With the US Conciliation Service already in the picture, the government entered more fully into the wage dispute between the CIO and the Robert Gair Company’s Tonawanda Boxboard Division by assigning representatives of the War Production Board.

• North Siders were chosen to serve at County and Supreme Court sessions in Lockport. County jurors included William F. Peters, 280 Vandervoort St., Henry C. Berndt, 170 Spruce St., and Helen Swierczynski, 713 Oliver St.