Tonawanda News

Local News

August 1, 2013

Do You Remember Aug. 1?

Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago

• The NEWS featured a story on former North Tonawanda High School wrestling coach Dan Fire, who was now working as the postmaster and mayor of Effingham, Kansas, a farming community of roughly 650 people.

• The E. J. Doyle Paint Co., a family-owned business at 2070 Niagara Falls Blvd., collapsed when construction work on the building ruptured a natural gas line.

1988 — 25 years ago

Cindy Pullman won a 1962 MG replica in a raffle sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of the Tonawandas.

Joe Campbell of Tonawanda captured top honors in the Second Annual Canal Fest ‘88 Four-Mile Run. Barbara Sauer took the female crown.

1963 — 50 years ago

• American and Korean soldiers of the United Nations Command patrolled gingerly along the Korea Truce line on guard against further infiltration from Communist North Korea.

• Tonawanda police skindivers recovered Bucky Bucholtzs hydroplane, the “Tu Bad Too,” which had flipped and plunged to the bottom of the Niagara River during the recent Earl Warfield Inboard Regatta.

1943 — 70 years ago

• No paper published.

1
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
Facebook
Front page
NDN Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies 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