Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago
• Tonawanda Middle School’s production of “Peter Pan” featured Rachael Elliott as Peter Pan and Bethany Glenn as Wendy.
• Brett Sommer announced his intentions to seek a second term on the NT Council.
1988 — 25 years ago
• In appreciation for the upswing in business at Spaulding Fibre, management said thanks to its employees by giving each a 20-pound turkey.
• Brownie Troop 175 from Fletcher School honored hostage Terry Anderson by celebrating Easter with his sister, Mrs. Peggy Say, of Batavia.
1963 — 50 years ago
• Five hundred members of the Erie County Restaurant Liquor Dealers Association increased the price of bottled beer, highballs and cocktails by a nickel.
• Ethel Merman, Broadway’s musical first lady, was set to open Melody Fair’s season. Also scheduled for later in the season were Johnny Mathis and Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme.
1943 — 70 years ago
• No paper published.