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January 24, 2013

Do You Remember Jan. 24?

Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago

Jim Gentzke tried his hand at curling during a demonstration at Lincoln Arena.

• The Tonawanda Recreation Department offered a Defend and Survive Program for children in grades 6-8 at the Kohler Youth Center.

1988 — 25 years ago

• No paper published.

1963 — 50 years ago

• A stalled car on the Tonawanda Island Bridge caused a traffic jam with cars backed up for a quarter of a mile on each side of the narrow, one-lane bridge.

Doris Day, Stephen Boyd, Jimmy Durante, and Martha Raye were starring in “Jumbo”, now playing at Dipson’s Star. The Riviera was showing a double feature: “The Head” – “it just won’t lay down and stay dead!” and “Horror Hotel” – “Just ring for doom service!”

1943 — 70 years ago

• No paper published.

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