Tonawanda News — 2004 - 10 years ago
• Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Carl Reiner and Rose Marie were among the stars who reunited after 40 years for a television special “The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited.”
• After more than two hours of intense negotiating, the North Tonawanda Housing Authority officially agreed to let Sheldrake Organization of Long Island take over the Scarfone and Nor-Ton apartments.
1989 - 25 years ago
• L.A. Management and Restaurants bought the closed Woodshed Restaurant on Sweeney Street. It was reopened as the Woodshed II.
• More than 3,000 people attended a country fair and cow bingo program sponsored by the Niagara Wheatfield Music Parents and Community Boosters Club.
1964 - 50 years ago
• No paper published.
1944 - 70 years ago
• Lt. John Ambrusko, M.D., serving with the military in the Pacific, was home on a two-week leave while recuperating from wounds received near the Solomon Islands.
• Mrs. Otto Zimmerman received a letter from her son Sgt. Richard Zimmerman who had witnessed the destruction caused by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius while serving in the area.