Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago
• Emmett Green of Kenmore founded His Songs Music Ministry that supplied congregational music and inspirational hymns to missionaries overseas.
• Billionaire B. Thomas Golisano signed an asset purchase agreement to buy the bankrupt NHL Buffalo Sabres.
1988 — 25 years ago
• Jacquie Walker, WIVB-TV news anchor, hosted “Uptown Fashions for Downtown Women,” an event presented by the Zonta Club in the Buffalo Hilton.
• Ohio School students Steve Dahlberg, Nicole Brown, Katie Larson, Mathew Platzer, Bianca Palmisano and Laura Kelley were among those who took first honors in the regional Odyssey of the Mind competition.
1963 — 50 years ago
• H. Walker Hawthorne, a Republican, and David Brennan, a Democrat, were candidates for Kenmore Village Mayor.
• Thom McAn opened a new shoe store at the Boulevard Mall and gave women a free handbag with a shoe purchase of $4.99 or more and men received a shoe shine kit with a shoe purchase of $6.99 or more.
1943 — 70 years ago
• No paper published.