News HeadlinesTonawanda High News

Tonawanda High School News Submitted by Alumni

Gary Wagner and Marsha Schrieber Wagner

December 20, 2016 by Gary Wagner (Register to contact)

Gary Wagner (63) and Marsha Schrieber Wagner (64) celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on December 17, 2016.

Tonawanda High School News From Around The Web

Buffalo's Best High School Rivalry: Tonawanda vs. North Tonawanda  WIVB.com - News 4

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - The winner of Buffalo's best high school rivalry is Tonawanda vs. North Tonawanda! The rivalry dates back to 109 years ago.



RUSS, John Leonard  Buffalo News

RUSS - John Leonard Passed away on December 2, 2018, in Greenville, DE. He is survived by his wife Alice, his son Jonathan Scott Russ, his daughter-in-law ...



WILLIAMS, Aletta M.  Buffalo News

WILLIAMS - Aletta M. Of Sanborn, NY, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. She was born in ...



Three students charged with making terroristic threats toward North Tonawanda High School  wivb.com

Three students in North Tonawanda are facing charges. According to North Tonawanda Police, the students, aged 14, 15, and 16, discussed plans of how they ...



Three North Tonawanda High School students charged with making terroristic threats  wivb.com

News 4 Staff - NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - North Tonawanda Police have confirmed that three North Tonawanda High School students were arrested ...



24 years later, surprise arrest in 1993 killing of North Tonawanda teen  Buffalo News

Joseph Belstadt, 43, a classmate of Mandy Steingassers who has been a suspect since the earliest days of the investigation, was charged with the homicide.



Pep band returns to NT | Local News  Niagara Gazette

When North Tonawanda High School's football team returned for their first home game at their newly constructed stadium, they weren't the school's only ...



School supply drive to raise donations for City of Tonawanda students  Buffalo News

The third annual school supplies drive will take place in August at Tonawanda High School, the City of Tonawanda Common Council announced. The event ...



Electronics Recycling Event Today  WGRZ.com

There is a free electronics recycling event today from 9 a.m. to noon at Tonawanda High School.



All seniors invited to take part in Signing Day at NT High School  wivb.com

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - When a lot of us think about "Signing Day", what comes to mind is that first Wednesday every February, when high school ...



ATF special agent visits North Tonawanda High School students  Niagara Frontier Publications

North Tonawanda High School social studies teacher Peter Fezer loves to bring in guest speakers to talk to his students. He was thrilled that ATF (Bureau of ...



Judge allows defendant in Steingasser murder case to keep his lawyers  Buffalo News

The man accused of murdering North Tonawanda teenager Mandy Steingasser in 1993 will be allowed to keep the attorneys he hired. Niagara County Judge ...



Rev. Ronald R. Keaton, 81, retired pastor of Tonawanda church  Buffalo News

April 15, 1937 – Sept. 13, 2018 Rev. Ronald R. Keaton was as equally at home with students in a classroom as he was with parishioners at Sunday services. …



Transgender student fights for restroom access at Tonawanda High School  wivb.com

Junior year will be one to remember for Arianna Adamo. It is her first full year walking the halls of Tonawanda High School as a woman.



Jantzi, staff excited for second stint leading NT football  Niagara Gazette

Outside North Tonawanda High School, workers are putting the final touches on a brand-new, much-needed football stadium, complete with all the modern ...



North Tonawanda High School brawl ended in one student rushed to the hospital  WKBW-TV

"I mean what needs to happen? Achild is going to end up dead next if they don't actually do something about it," says a North Tonawanda High School parent ...



Suspect's lawyer: Evidence in North Tonawanda murder case should be tossed  Buffalo News

Evidence found 25 years ago should be thrown out in the Amanda Mandy Steingasser case because police didnt obtain a search warrant when they searched ...



RINGLER, Edward J.  Buffalo News

RINGLER - Edward J. Age 81, former Chief of Police of the City of Tonawanda Police Department, died July 1, 2018, at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. Husband of 52 ...



NICHOLAS, Robert P. “Hog”  Buffalo News

NICHOLAS - Robert P. Hog Age 62, of Holland, NY and formerly of the City of Tonawanda, unexpectedly September 7, 2018, at his residence. Husband of 37 ...



High School Extra: Parks runs for three TDs as Niagara-Wheatfield moves to 3-0  Buffalo News

Russ Nixon has been a coach for Niagara-Wheatfield football for six years and a teacher at the school for ten. He knows the last time the Falcons were 3-0, ...



More than 3 thousand students head back to first day at North Tonawanda City Schools  wivb.com

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) -- More than 3 thousand students in the North Tonawanda City School District are back to school today and there's a lot to ...



NT teens charged following school threats | Local News  Niagara Gazette

LOCKPORT -- Three Lumber City teens have been charged in an investigation into a possible mass shooting threat at the North Tonawanda Senior High School ...



"Red for Jed" blood drive and scholarship fundraiser memorializes Tonawanda High grad  wivb.com

Jed was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer shortly after graduating from Tonawanda High School. He passed away in 2015.



HODDICK, Weston B., Jr. “Wes”  Buffalo News

HODDICK - Weston B., Jr. Wes Age 66, of the City of Tonawanda, passed away on August 15, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Barbara Port (Folio) ...



MLYNARSKI, Edward R.  Buffalo News

MLYNARSKI - Edward R. Age 60, of the City of Tonawanda, July 27, 2018, at his residence under the care of Hospice, husband of 381/2 years to Lorraine P.



City of Tonawanda police looking for girls who left Falls facility  Niagara Gazette

City of Tonawanda police are looking for two missing 15-year-old girls who were brought to a shelter in the Falls on Friday.



KRAMER, Jacqueline M. (Farr)  Buffalo News

KRAMER - Jacqueline M. (nee Farr ) Age 92, of the City of Tonawanda, September 10, 2018. Wife of LeGrand S. Guy Kramer, who died in 2004; mother of Linda ...



Questions raised after NT city attorney's salary increase is OK'd by students  Niagara Gazette

NORTH TONAWANDA — The city's attorney is defending a vote made by high school seniors to raise his salary by $15000.



Christmann: Arrest unlocks memories of crime that haunted North Tonawanda  Buffalo News

The News Samantha Christmann was a sophomore at North Tonawanda High School when Mandy Steingasser was murdered. When I found out Wednesday ...



Steingasser suspect to police: 'The only thing that's out there is rumors about me'  Buffalo News

For almost 25 years, police considered Joseph H. Belstadt the prime suspect in the 1993 slaying of Amanda Steingasser, a 17-year-old North Tonawanda High ...



FULLER, Frederick F., Jr.  Buffalo News

FULLER - Frederick F., Jr. Age 77, of the Town of Tonawanda and formerly of the City of Tonawanda, July 27, 2018, beloved husband of Hedwig Hedy (nee ...



THIEBOLT, Daniel M.  Buffalo News

THIEBOLT - Daniel M. Age 70, of the City of Tonawanda, February 18, 2018. Husband of 45 years of Ann T. (nee Witkowski) Thiebolt; father of Douglas (Sarah) ...



Brooks headlines NT Class of '18 | Sports | niagara-gazette.com  Niagara Gazette

It's the kind of news Ricky Brooks hoped to get one day.



SMYERS, David Gerald  Buffalo News

SMYERS - David Gerald Age 77 of Richburg, NY and formerly of the City of Tonawanda. November 20, 2018 at Bath, VA Medical Center. Father of David Gerald ...



Police quizzed brother of suspect in Mandy Steingasser homicide  Buffalo News

North Tonawanda police questioned the brother of suspect Joseph H. Belstadt about the 1993 death of Mandy Steingasser about two weeks before officers ...



Shifting school students in the NT School District  Niagara Gazette

Students and staff alike are looking at some big changes at the North Tonawanda City School District over the next couple of years, as they quickly approach the ...



Drake Elementary student honored for volunteerism  Niagara Frontier Publications

Last Friday at Drake Elementary School in North Tonawanda, sixth-grader Shelby Walter was honored with a bronze medallion recognizing her selection as a ...



NTHS Student diagnosed with concussion after violent beating  WGRZ-TV

The father of the North Tonawanda High School student, sent to the hospital Friday after a violent beating, tells 2 On Your Side the teen was transported to ...



NT High School students learn about self-defense  Niagara Frontier Publications

The freshman and sophomore classes at the North Tonawanda High School recently completed some training how to defend themselves. The juniors and ...



UPLINGER, Donald E.  Buffalo News

UPLINGER - Donald E. Age 84 of the City of Tonawanda, November 23, 2018. Husband of 49 years to Sandra L. (nee Garrity) Uplinger; father of Steven ...



Erica Robinson announces NT school board bid | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Erica Robinson, a lifelong resident of North Tonawanda, has announced her intention to run for a seat on the North Tonawanda Board of Education.



BROWN, Bonnie J. (King)  Buffalo News

BROWN - Bonnie J. (nee King) Age 75, of the Town of Wheatfield, unexpectedly on October 8, 2018. Wife of 40 years of Leonard J. Brown; mother of Jeffrey S.



WOODBRIDGE-DEURO, Gail J.  Buffalo News

WOODBRIDGE-DEURO - Gail J. 63, passed away peacefully May 9, 2018, in Buffalo General Hospital. Born in Scranton, PA, July 23, 1954, she was the ...



SCHNEIDER, Carol A. (Fox)  Buffalo News

SCHNEIDER - Carol A. (nee Fox) Of the Town of Amherst, formerly of North Tonawanda, October 18, 2018. Carol was a graduate of North Tonawanda High ...



Lumberjacks Win ‘T-NT’ Football Game  Niagarafallsreporter.com

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9 By:



Frank Budwey honored for commitment to community | Local News  Niagara Gazette

NORTH TONAWANDA — Everyone has something to say about Frank Budwey.



SCHUETZ, James F. “Shootzie”  Buffalo News

SCHUETZ - James F. Shootzie Age 75, of the City of Tonawanda, July 14, 2018. Husband of 51 years of Sharon (nee Williams) Schuetz; father of Julie (Kurt) ...



Racist graffiti found on North Tonawanda playground  wivb.com

Meadow Elementary is connected to North Tonawanda High School.



Sean Kirst: Sweet Home teacher's half-court shot brings full-court gratitude  Buffalo News

When a Sweet Home math teacher sunk a half-court shot at a pep rally, it was a moment the school would never forget. But it meant the most to student Arianna ...



Man accused of Mandy Steingasser murder released on bail  Buffalo News

Joseph H. Belstadt, the accused killer of North Tonawanda High School student Mandy Steingasser, was back at his Town of Tonawanda home Friday after he ...



Niagara-Wheatfield joining in on girls hockey  Niagara Frontier Publications

Niagara-Wheatfield High School's boys hockey team is known for its storied success on the ice, but now the girls will get their chance to show what they can do.



Lois E. Derby, 93, registered nurse at GM was active volunteer after retirement  Buffalo News

Aug. 31, 1925 – Nov. 28, 2018 Lois E. Derby worked for 40 years as a registered nurse, while raising two daughters and two sons, and enjoyed camping, ...



North Tonawanda's legendary Matt's Music expands with new energy  Buffalo News

Three generations later, Matts Music is still owned and operated by the same family. They teach hundreds of instrumental and vocal students and theyre ...



Clean up set for Pinewoods Park in NT  Niagara Gazette

North Tonawanda volunteers will gather on Wednesday to clean up Pinewoods Park.



SECOND TIME AROUND | Sports  Niagara Gazette

NORTH TONAWANDA — Last year was a tough year for the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks both on and off the field.



CALLAHAN, Patrick M.  Buffalo News

CALLAHAN - Patrick M. November 15, 2018. Beloved husband of 62 years to Barbara (nee Jakaub); loving father of Kevin (Mary Jo), Kimberly (Jeff Pratt) ...



New City of Tonawanda school superintendent has roots in community  Buffalo News

The Tonawanda City School Board appointed Timothy A. Oldenburg as the districts new superintendent at a special meeting Tuesday. Oldenburg, currently the ...



PROEFROCK, Deborah A. (Szuromi)  Buffalo News

PROEFROCK - Deborah A. (nee Szuromi) Age 68, of North Tonawanda, died July 14, 2018. Longtime companion of Thomas P. Kraft; loving mother of Eric ...



HUSVAR, Carolyn W. (Green)  Buffalo News

HUSVAR - Carolyn W. (nee Green) Age 94, of North Tonawanda, October 27, 2018. Wife of the late Charles F. Husvar, Sr., who died in 1991; mother of Charles ...



HS Hoops: Book leads North Tonawanda past West Seneca East  Niagara Frontier Publications

Trevor Book has been the anchor of the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks offense all season. Friday night versus West Seneca East he showed how he can take ...



Niagara County awarded girls hockey team | Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

For Bella Finley, the news was almost too good to be true.



TUSSING, Gordon P., Sr.  Buffalo News

TUSSING - Gordon P., Sr. Age 100, of the City of Tonawanda, April 29, 2018. Husband of 73 years of Vivian C. (nee May) Tussing; father of Judy (Robert) ...



Events at Wurlitzer looks to become premier event venue  Niagara Frontier Publications

The Wurlitzer Building along Niagara Falls Boulevard has provided a setting of history and elegance since its construction in 1892. Over 125 years later, that ...



MULDER, Kelly F. (Milliron)  Buffalo News

MULDER - Kelly F. (nee Milliron) Died unexpectedly in Mesa, AZ on July 28, 2018. Born October 21, 1967. Mother of Davina Laudero of Phoenix, AZ and David ...



NTCSD fine arts faculty welcomes students back  Niagara Frontier Publications

The North Tonawanda City School District's faculty of fine arts welcomed students to school and wished everyone a year of smARTS. Director of fine arts Dean ...



Pothole problem could be smoothed over on Ridge Road  Niagara Gazette

NORTH TONAWANDA — A tentative agreement has been reached among parties involved in an effort to resolve a severe pothole problem that has overtaken ...



THORPE, Ann E. (Doebler)  Buffalo News

THORPE - Ann E. (nee Doebler) Age 90, of the City of Tonawanda, March 21, 2018. Wife of 56 years of the late Robert E. Thorpe. Daughter of the late Martin C.



Prom Boutique provides gowns for free | Local News  Niagara Gazette

In 2013, two women from North Tonawanda had an idea to help the young ladies at North Tonawanda High School offset the cost of purchasing an expensive ...



'Horseplay' in school parking lot injures 3  WGRZ-TV

Three people were hurt after police say "horseplay" caused a 16-year-old to crash his vehicle into a light pole in the Tonawanda High School parking lot Friday ...



SWINIUCH, David M.  Buffalo News

SWINIUCH - David M. Age 37, of Norman, Oklahoma, formerly of North Tonawanda, suddenly on July 20, 2018. David was a 1999 graduate of North ...



ZUCH, Glenn W.  Buffalo News

ZUCH - Glenn W. Age 87, a retired art teacher, died July 8, 2018 at Niagara Hospice House. Born in North Tonawanda, Mr. Zuch was the only son of Harold and ...



One-on-One with Mark Johnson of Descartes Labs  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — After coming to New Mexico from Silicon Valley in 2014, Mark Johnson co-founded Descartes Labs in Santa Fe.



Lockport tattoo artist competing on 'Ink Master' series  Niagara Gazette

When asked about the most challenging part of being on a TV show competition among tattoo artists, Lockport's Tiara Gordon had a fast answer.



HOLLER, Donald H.  Buffalo News

HOLLER - Donald H. Age 81, of the City of Tonawanda, January 21, 2018. Husband of 59 years of Nancy A. (nee Shiesley) Holler; father of Susan ...



T-NT rivalry a staple of Twin Cities life  Niagara Gazette

Former Tonawanda News Managing Editor Eric DuVall said it best: “Few things define the Twin Cities better than the vaunted T-NT football game.”



A list of 41 micro-museums in the Buffalo area  Buffalo News

Buffalo has so many museums that now we need one more. We need a museum of museums. The sheer number of the little museums scattered around Western ...



Five Candidates Battle for Four Open Seats on NT School Board  Niagarafallsreporter.com

Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara Reporter http://eepurl.com/dnsYM9 Krista.



North Tonawanda schools look to restore lost programs  Niagara Gazette

It's been a tough few years for school districts across New York state, and those in Niagara County are no exception, but the North Tonawanda City School ...



Reporters' Notebook: June 25, 2018  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to British author George Orwell, born Eric Arthur Blair on this date in 1903, “Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent th…



Grand Island-Tonawanda ferry service is a blast from the past  Buffalo News

A ferry to carry pedestrians and bicyclists between Grand Island and the City of Tonawanda will launch in early August, the first such *service* in 80 years to offer ...



North Tonawanda man pleads guilty to $45M health care billing scheme  Buffalo Business First

The former sales rep pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and violations of the anti-kickback statute.



K. Daniel Dahl, 71, science teacher at Williamsville's Mill Middle School and German translator  Buffalo News

Oct. 15, 1946 – Jan. 27, 2018 K. Daniel Dahl acquired his love of the German language from his German-born grandmother, who spoke it to him when he was a ...



Police: Drunk driver stopped near school Monday morning  wivb.com

According to police, Masich told them "I was coming from the casino, and was drinking beer."



What parents should know about new parolee voting plan ahead of Thursday's election  WKBW-TV

"Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced an Executive Order restoring voting rights to New Yorkers on parole... This reform will restore the right to vote upon ...



Nicholas DeLuca, 87, operated motel and restaurant on Niagara Falls Boulevard  Buffalo News

April 18, 1930 – Feb. 10, 2018 Nick DeLuca and his wife, Loretta, collaborated for 35 years to make the Cavalier Motel on Niagara Falls Boulevard a success. …



Credit union takes ownership of vacant First Niagara branch  Buffalo Business First

A credit union headquartered in Niagara County has purchased the former First Niagara Bank N.A. branch at 665 North French Road in Amherst.



Blood drive in memory of Tonawanda HS graduate Jed Woomer  WKBW-TV

A blood drive is being held at the Tonawanda Fire Hall Thursday afternoon in honor of Tonawanda High School graduate Jedidiah "Jed" Woomer. Woomer was ...



NTHS students get a hard lesson on dangers of distracted driving  Niagara Gazette

NORTH TONAWANDA — Prom season has fallen upon high school students across the country, but in the middle of that excitement, some schools are giving ...



ZUHR, Kenneth C.  Buffalo News

ZUHR - Kenneth C. Age 73 of North Tonawanda and formerly of the City of Tonawanda, September 13, 2017 at his residence under the care of Niagara Hospice ...



Buffalo teen fighting cancer in Philly is homesick, needs your help  WKBW-TV

A Western New York teenager, who has inspired our community with her strength, positivity and resilience, needs your help.



Clean up planned at NT botanical gardens | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Work in an ongoing effort to revitalize the North Tonawanda Botanical Gardens will continue with more clean up events over the next two months.



Why are cops in Tonawanda growing beards? It's for a good cause  Buffalo News

City of Tonawanda Police Detective Joseph Scarpena has been a cop for 30 years. You might think he has seen it all. But he said he hasnt seen anything like ...



Cold Case Files: Mystery of girl's death began when she got in friend's car  Buffalo News

Amanda “Mandy” Steingasser was a fun-loving 17-year-old with a dazzling smile and a wide circle of friends at North Tonawanda High School. She loved ...



NT architects seek to revive old warehouse | Web Extra  Niagara Gazette

The old warehouse building at 211 Main St. in North Tonawanda was not built to last.



53rd annual Hewitt Awards to be presented Sunday, May 6  Niagara Frontier Publications

Eighteen student scholar-athletes representing nine area high schools will be honored at the 53rd annual Thomas E. Hewitt Sports Awards Dinner at 6 p.m. ...



BRONSCHIDLE, Terry Lee  Buffalo News

BRONSCHIDLE - Terry Lee 70, of Tampa, FL, died in an automobile accident December 16, 2017. Survived by his wife of 49 years, Janet (nee Roggow); son, ...



DHS wins Outstanding Costume Design for its musical | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

Dunkirk High School won “Outstanding Costume Design” for its production of “Little Shop of Horrors” at this year's Kenny Awards. Presented by Shea.



Niagara County moves to protect first draft of history  Niagara Frontier Publications

Thanks to the generosity of a local charitable trust, Niagara County historians have digitally preserved 28000 newspaper pages, many the only known surviving ...



Ortt meets with WNY Library Resource Council  Niagara Frontier Publications

State Sen. Robert Ortt recently met with members of the Western New York Library Resource Council.



North Tonawanda classmates get early word on Princeton  Niagara Gazette

Two seniors at North Tonawanda High School aimed for the stars and actually reached them.



News headlines by Google News for Tonawanda High School Tonawanda NY

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Tonawanda . This site has been created to offer a place for THS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Tonawanda High alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.