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May 17, 2014

Do You Remember May 17?

Tonawanda News —  

2004 - 10 years ago

• With a special blessing from Rev. Michael Uebler, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Tonawanda, students from St. Francis School set butterflies free after observing the stages of caterpillars as they changed into butterflies.

Martha Stewart stated that she was deeply sorry that it had become necessary for “Martha Stewart Living” to go on hiatus until her personal legal situation was resolved.

1989 - 25 years ago

• The Tonawanda Council approved a $68,775 contract for the construction of a wading pool that would be adjacent to Kohler Pool.

• After a 39-year career in education, Lawrence Titzler, assistant principal at Tonawanda Senior High School, announced his retirement.

1964 - 50 years ago

• No paper published.

1944 - 70 years ago

Myron Jaenecke was elected president of the Luther League at the spring rally held in Buffalo and was to be installed at Grace Lutheran Church by the Rev. H. B. Miller.

• Tonawanda Mayor Clarence Hackett spoke at the annual state session of mayors in Syracuse. Mayor Myles Joyce of North Tonawanda was also in attendance.

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