Tonawanda News — The North Tonawanda Common Council will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. tonight at City Hall for a proposed 2014 budget introduced by Mayor Rob Ortt in October.
- Niagara River Cruises fills a void on waterways A local boating company is back in North Tonawanda for its second year of business, and this time around, owners are putting an emphasis on expanding their offerings to chartered trips and private parties -- everything from dessert cruises to stags.
- Fifth Avenue scene of yet another blaze North Tonawanda firefighters were called to the scene of yet another fire on a street that is becoming infamous for fires and arson.
- Skating spot will re-open in fall under Rainbow Rink owners For Maurice and Barbara Cooper, purchasing the former Skateland rink on Lincoln Avenue in Lockport seemed a little like fate.
- Republican Party endorses Ortt
- Ortt confirms he'll run to replace Maziarz North Tonawanda Mayor Rob Ortt confirmed the speculation Tuesday he will run for the state Senate seat being vacated by George Maziarz, who stunned the political community Sunday when he announced he's retiring after a decades-long political career that's made him the No. 3 Republican in Albany and a seemingly insurmountable political force on the Niagara Frontier.
- Family first, Maziarz skips Canal Fest parade
- Ortt eyeing run in wake of Maziarz retirement In the aftermath of state Sen. George Maziarz announcing he will not seek another term, the buzz in political circles is now focused on North Tonawanda Mayor Rob Ortt with his name being thrown out as Maziarz's replacement.
- Canal Fest royalty crowned
- Police charge neighbor for Fifth Avenue arsons After a weeks-long investigation into a chain of arsons on Fifth Avenue, North Tonawanda police detectives arrested a woman residing on the street.
NT shops unite to fight cancer
Sooner or later, everyone’s affected by cancer — and Monday, three businesses in North Tonawanda are banding together to spread that awareness and support the fight against all forms of the disease.
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