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April 19, 2013

Do You Remember April 19?

Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago

Stephanie Thompson of NY, Kim Wozniak of Kenmore East and Amy Doepp of Kenmore West were selected for the All-Niagara Frontier Bowling League teams.

• Winners of the Tonawanda News Cottontail’s Coloring Contest included Samantha Grawe and Michael Servano

1988 — 25 years ago

Roswell Clukey, a longtime resident of Tonawanda and former superintendent of Tonawanda schools from 1959 to 1971, died in Lake Worth, Fla.

Winnie Cooper and Kevin Arnold (Danica McKellar and Fred Savage) had special feelings for each other on “Wonder Years” airing on ABC.

1963  — 50 years ago

• A special meeting of the Tonawanda Common Council was called to appoint John J. Pontario as the new City Attorney.

Michael J. Laven, a US Navy reservist, was promoted to the rank of third class petty officer.

1943 — 70 years ago

Ives Ice and Coal team, winner of the Twin Cities Business Men’s (Bowling) League, Durez and Keller’s Cube Steaks teams were tied for first place in the “A” division and Muck’s Tavern team was in the lead in the “B” division.

• With a record of 97 percent in his studies, Harold Schwartz led the North Tonawanda high school honor roll for the third 10 weeks.

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