Tonawanda News


  • CONFER: Overcoming underachievement is possible

    June 18, 2014

  • wallace, amy.jpg WALLACE: End of an era at Hoover Elementary Principal Fran Paskowitz has been at the helm of Hoover Elementary School for 21 years and knows all the students by name.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • TUCKER: Give a cheer for yogurt Yogurt, something I'd never eat, is now the official snack of New York ... and the naming of the wood frog as the official amphibian of the state ... is not off the table yet, a unique way to keep New York as a laughing stock to other states.

    June 14, 2014

  • ADAMCZYK: The problem with self-appointed experts The Congress for New Urbanism knows how to party. I know because I attended the blowout at Larkinville on the final night of their convention in Buffalo, last week.

    June 13, 2014

  • Tucker, Barb Color.jpg TUCKER: Ditch the overnight parking ban Let people in the City of Tonawanda park their cars on the street all night from April to November. It's been reported that Tonawanda is the only municipality in the area that forbids summer parking on the street.

    June 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Adamczyk, Ed color.jpg ADAMCZYK: Call to action for 'Sought-after 60s' A headline in this newspaper several days ago involved "Sought-After 60s." the article was not about those individuals wistfully lusting for the days when Wilson Pickett was on the radio and the Rolling Stones were not a nostalgia act. It concerned volunteer opportunities for those on the young side of old and the difficulties local non-profit organizations have in finding and recruiting them.

    June 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leffler, Scott.jpg Politics can ruin even a soldier's return home

    June 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • OUR VIEW: Council should change parking law City of Tonawanda leaders missed an opportunity to make life a little easier for residents this week when they shot down by a 3-2 Common Council vote a proposal to allow residents to park on the street overnight during the summer.

    June 5, 2014

  • DuVall, Eric Color.jpg DUVALL: New EPA rules are a no-brainer for most A Washington Post/ABC News poll conducted at the end of May found 70 percent of voters, including a majority 56 percent of Republicans, agree the government must do more to curb carbon emissions.

    June 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • GUEST VIEW: Canada critical to Niagara County's growth The Niagara region has many benefits that would generate interest from Canadian companies in Southern Ontario to explore expanding operations here.

    June 4, 2014

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