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January 22, 2013

Do You Remember Jan. 22?

Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago

• The T-NT Chamber was seeking vendors for its Expo.

• The T-NT Florida reunion was scheduled for February at the Sun-N-Fun RV Resort in Sarasota Florida.

1988 — 25 years ago

• The Sweet Home School Board voted unanimously to close the Dexter Terrace Elementary School.

• The Modern Language Department of Cardinal O’Hara High School offered a trip to Spain during Easter break for its students.

1963 —  50 years ago

• Frederick B. Durkee was sworn in as mayor of North Tonawanda just minutes after the Common Council had named him to fill the unexpired term of Henry P. Smith III.

• The Rambler ‘63 was named Motor Trend’s Car of the Year. The vehicle offered exclusive “reclining bucket seats with headrests as an option.” Prices ranged from $1,846 to $2,465.

1943 — 70 years ago

• George Schnell, proprietor of Schnell’s Clothing store on Webster St., and Harry Kahn, proprietor of Kahn’s New York store on Main St, had just returned from the third annual convention of The Men’s Apparel Club of New York State.

• Cook’s Cut Rate Drugs, 59 Main Street, Tonawanda, was offering 200 facial tissues for 7 cents, 100 aspirin tablets for 8 cents, and Mead’s Cod Liver Oil for $1.09.

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