1987 — 25 years ago
• The Ken-Ton Summer Musical Theater presented “Godspell” as their 20th anniversary musical production in the Kenmore West High School. The cast included: Michael Russo, David Baeumler, Carolyn Baeumler, Michael Kluge and Tammy Macon.
• Assemblyman Robin Schimminger and supervising engineer Harley Wendel were among those on- site during the erection of noise barriers along the Youngmann Expressway in the Towns of Tonawanda and Amherst.
1962 — 50 years ago
• The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Junior Chamber of Commerce surveyed 1,000 residents on a proposal to merge the Town of Tonawanda with the Village of Kenmore.
• State Trooper Harry Jones, a Town of Tonawanda resident, was struck by lightning while filling a patrol car with gas at the Lewiston barracks. He was treated for shock and burns at Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital.
1942 — 70 years ago
• The huge Wurlitzer factory in North Tonawanda was honored in the WPB “Production for Victory” radio program as a pace-setting example of total war-time conversion. The broadcast was heard locally over WBEN.
• Senator James Mead and Congressman Alfred Belten were assured that the paperwork necessary to build a 1,200 war housing unit colony in the Sheridan Drive area in the Town of Tonawanda would be issued by the War Production Board.