Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago
• Jim Chilton, who rented aqua bikes from under the Delaware Street Bridge, planned to expand his offerings to electric bikes.
• Three Tonawanda teens were arrested after slashing tires on 18 vehicles at Carousel Park Apartments and other Niagara County locations.
1988 — 25 years ago
• Patty Houghton, Brett Green, and Russell Carere were among the students that were treated to a magic show at Grant School by magician Dana Berent.
• Melissa Bajorak and Ben Hauenstein were among the students at Drake School who participated in a three-hour mini-course on Creative Dramatics with L. Don Swartz, director of the NT Theater Workshop.
1963 — 50 years ago
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1943 — 70 years ago
• Edward L Steffens of Fletcher Street was promoted from Private First Class to Corporal Technician at Fort Mason where he was attached to the Army Post Office detail.
• The Ladies’ Aid of Immanuel Lutheran Church celebrated their 50th anniversary with a banquet held at the Parish rooms. President Mrs. C. C. Tiedman welcomed 150 guests.