Tonawanda News

Local News

July 13, 2013

Do You Remember July 13?

Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago

• Both Norman and Joan Engel of North Tonawanda and Thomas and Carol Lucas of Tonawanda were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversaries.

Paige Winiarski was named Canal Fest Teen Princess and Jennifer Idziak was named Canal Fest Queen at ceremonies at the Riviera Theatre.

1988 — 25 years ago

• The Governor signed new legislation requiring that automatic telephone dialing devices disconnect as soon as a party on either end terminates the call.

Jean Harmon, secretary to Tonawanda Mayor David L. Miller, graduated magna cum laude from Canisius College with a 3.8 grade average.

1963 — 50 years ago

• More than 1,000 teenagers turned out for the first summer activity sponsored by the North Tonawanda Recreation Department and North Tonawanda Youth Board. The “Splash and Dance” party began with swimming in the Payne Avenue Memorial Pool followed by dancing on the park grounds.

• New officers of the Stephen Sikora Post 1322, American Legion, included George Fire, James Hewitt, William Miles, Walter Zdrojewski, and Victor Sieracki.

1943 — 70 years ago

• North Tonawanda soldier Pfc Casimir Lucewicz of the U. S. Army Air Corps was awarded the ‘Distinguished Flying Cross.” Pfc. Lucewicz had flown more than 50 missions.

• The City of Tonawanda’s old trolley rails still buried beneath the streets were offered by Mayor Hackett to the government’s Agency for War Metals.

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
Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins