Tonawanda News — 2002 — 10 years ago
• The new Holiday Garden opened at the NT Botanical Garden and Greenhouse. Events included a ceremonial lighting and a visit from Santa.
1987 — 25 years ago
• The Tonawanda Recreation Department offered a free Family Swim Program at Highland Elementary School that will run every Sunday until April.
• Favorite television programs of the day included St. Elswhere, Dynasty, Highway to Heaven and Magnum P.I.
1942 — 70 years ago
• Persons interested in nutrition or canteen were urged to attend the organization meeting of a Red Cross nutrition class.
• In the comics, the Phantom was actively taking part in the Allied Forces’ war against the Axis Powers.