Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago
• North Tonawanda Mayor David Burgio said city employees were asked to forgo raises and join one combined medical plan to save on rising medical costs.
1988 — 25 years ago
• Three Erie County Legislators, including Chuck Swanick, launched a county-wide campaign to recycle the mountains of paperwork generated by the county.
1963 — 50 years ago
• Laurence P. Humphrey, president of the Niagara Savings and Loan Association, stepped down from his office, and Edward C. Gruen, secretary-treasurer of the association since 1927, was elected to replace him.
1943 — 70 years ago
• George Campas, one-man War Bond Campaign, and operator of the Dinette on Main near Goundry Street, had promoted the sale of $24,000 worth of War Bonds – all sold across the counter of his eatery.
• Janet Herschell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Herschell of Elmwood Park, received notice to report at Stillwater, Okla., following her recent induction into the WAVES.