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Special Olympics New York holds regional meet in Tonawanda  WGRZ.com

Special Olympics New York athletes train year-round for the chance to qualify for the state's Summer Games, which will be held in June.



UB accounting student lands elite national assistantship  UB News Center

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Olivia Miller has studied accounting standards at the University at Buffalo School of Management—and now she's heading to the organization ...



If coaches won't come to WNY this organization will bring players to them  WKBW-TV

Coaches working to help players get more exposure to college coaches in WNY.



Legal issues delay preliminary hearing in case of man charged in  WGRZ.com

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — Things didn't go quite as planned at a preliminary hearing for accused "cold case killer" Joseph Belstadt on Wednesday. Belstadt, 43, is ...



North Tonawanda High School students say headaches brought on by bad smell  WIVB.com - News 4

For the past several days, students at North Tonawanda High School have come home with headaches.



Penhollow wins scholarship award  WGRZ.com

BLASDELL, N.Y. — Falconer's Robert Penhollow is this year's winner of the 2019 Ilio Di'Paolo's scholarship award. Penhollow is a state wrestling champion and ...



Leak in heating system creates problem at North Tonawanda High School  WGRZ.com

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. — We now have a better idea of the odor parents have been complaining about over at North Tonawanda High School.



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.



High School Tonawanda signs first female wrestler to college scholarship Jenna Callari 5:31 PM, Mar  WKBW-TV

Bailey Crouse made Tonawanda High School history Monday afternoon, signing the school's first female wrestling scholarship.



NT students take part in National Signing Day  WIVB.com - News 4

In North Tonawanda, high school students are laying out their plans after graduation.



Parents raise concerns about fights at school. City leaders say anti-bullying law "effective".  WKBW-TV

Cell phone video of two separate fights at North Tonawanda High School surfaced on social media, Thursday. Two parents of students in the district reached out ...



Cook taking over at NT  Niagara Gazette

As a three-sport athlete at Waterville High School in central New York, new North Tonawanda athletics director Matt Cook was always cognizant of who was in ...



In Memoriam: Terence “Terry” Turnbull  American Rifleman

Norris Terence “Terry” Turnbull, father of Doug Turnbull of Turnbull Restoration Co., Inc., passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 84 on Jan. 20, 2019 ...



NTHS staging ‘The Addams Family’ this weekend  Niagara Gazette

The students of North Tonawanda High School are bringing an old favorite to their brand new performance space as they gear up for their production of “The ...



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 ...



Braeges announces bid for NT school board  Niagara Gazette

A recent North Tonawanda High School graduate has announced that he'll be seeking a spot on the district's board of education.



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.



Heating system leak causing odor at NTHS, district is monitoring air quality  Niagara Gazette

A leak in the heating system pipes at North Tonawanda High School is causing an unpleasant odor, but the superintendent's office says that the smell is nothing ...



Holycross announces candidacy for NT School Board  Niagara Frontier Publications

Collin Holycross has formally announced his candidacy for the North Tonawanda School Board.



Ex-convict claims Belstadt confessed role in NT girl's 1993 homicide  Buffalo News

An ex-convict testified Wednesday that Joseph H. Belstadt confessed his role in the 1993 slaying of 17-year-old Mandy Steingasser, 18 years after the crime ...



THOMSON, Patricia A.  Buffalo News

THOMSON - Patricia A. Age 80, a lifelong resident of the City of Tonawanda, NY, Sunday, March 3, 2019; beloved daughter of the late James and Frances (nee ...



GEBERA, Lawrence Anthony  Buffalo News

GEBERA - Lawrence Anthony Age 74 of Quartzsite, AZ died January 23, 2019 in Goodyear, AZ. He was born January 2, 1945 in Hartford, CT. He attended St.



BOCES students help NT Middle School students explore careers  Niagara Frontier Publications

North Tonawanda Middle School Principal Greg Burgess said he is pleased how the Career Fair at the school went on Jan. 24.



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 ...



Electronics Recycling Event Today  WGRZ.com

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



Shea's and Lipke Foundation announce Kenny Awards nominees  WKBW-TV

Shea's Performing Arts Center and The Lipke Foundation announce the nominees for the 2019 Kenny Awards.



Gratwick Hose president to run for NT common council  Niagara Gazette

Bob Brennan, president of Gratwick Hose Volunteer Fire Co., has announced his candidacy for North Tonawanda alderman-at-large.



OSWALD, Charles J., III  Buffalo News

OSWALD - Charles J., Iii Age 60, of the City of Tonawanda, April 1, 2019. Husband of 38 years to Sheryl A. (nee Decker) Oswald; father of Shauna (Dennis) ...



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 ...



Herbert announces bid for NT Niagara County Legislature seat  Niagara Gazette

North Tonawanda School Board member and city police officer Erik Herbert has announced his plan to run for a seat on the Niagara County Legislature.



Tonawanda Senior High School holds Christmas for Kids event  kentonbee

The annual Christmas for Kids event, which is sponsored by the Tonawanda Senior High School chapter of the National Honor Society, was held on Saturday ...



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.



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

Niagara Wheatfield's Jordan Parks rushes for a first down past Hamburg's Dillon O'Connor in the second quarter at Hamburg high school in Hamburg, NY on ...



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 ...



GILBERT, David J.  Buffalo News

GILBERT - David J. Age 54, of the City of Tonawanda, unexpectedly, January 1, 2019 at his residence. Husband of Mary H. (nee Scott) Gilbert; father of Sarah ...



NT hoops hosts first annual Alumni Tournament  Niagara Gazette

Nearly 50 former North Tonawanda basketball players, spanning nearly 40 years, laced up their sneakers and returned to the court at North Tonawanda High ...



All along the waterfront in NT  Niagara Gazette

Lou Visone said there are already 200 people waiting for a chance to view the units at the River's Edge apartment complex in North Tonawanda, but he worries ...



Jordan's Journey carries on for local family  Niagara Gazette

Jordan Benedyczak loved school and sports, and even though he isn't here anymore, his passion for the programs he loved continues to live on.



Pep band returns to NT  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 ...



Online video captures violent student beating  WGRZ-TV

The video, posted on Instagram, shows one North Tonawanda High School student punching another student repeatedly in the face. The posted video is only ...



DOANE, Janice E. (Theel)  Buffalo News

DOANE - Janice E. (nee Theel) Age 81, of the City of Tonawanda, died suddenly at her residence Monday, February 18, 2019. Wife of the late Gary E. Doane ...



Column: 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 ...



METZGAR, William Keith  Buffalo News

METZGAR - William Keith Lifelong chef, died suddenly at his home in Clearlake, CA, on March 7, 2019. He was 64. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, Bill was a ...



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 ...



BOWMAN, Shirley C. (Czysz)  Buffalo News

BOWMAN - Shirley C. (nee Czysz) Age 90, of the Tonawandas, Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Wife of the late Lawrence LarryBowman Jr.; mother of Julie B.



Smolinski seeks seat on NT Common Council  Niagara Gazette

Ed Smolinski, a retired North Tonawanda police officer, has announced his intent to seek election to represent the Third Ward on the North Tonawanda Common ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



2 Amherst wrestling team seeks high goals  Amherst Bee

Amherst's wrestling team finished 4-3 in ECIC Division II, qualified 11 wrestlers and placed six at the Section VI state qualifier, and crowned one section ...



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 ...



Student Government Day in North Tonawanda  Niagarafallsreporter.com

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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Niemiec announces council campaign  Niagara Gazette

Zachary Niemiec has announced his plans to run for a seat on the North Tonawanda Common Council in November.



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 ...



Lumberjacks Win 'T-NT' Football Game  Niagarafallsreporter.com

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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) ...



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 ...



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 ...



State money funds school resource officer in North Tonawanda  wivb.com

Friday, Senator Rob Ortt (R-North Tonawanda) announced $50,000 in state funds to pay for a school resource officer at North Tonawanda High School.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings For February 6, 2019  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its third National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Joey Brochey Memorial Hockey Game back for year 2  Niagara Frontier Publications

Last year, Jordan Fox, a graduate of North Tonawanda High School, went above and beyond to set up a fundraiser and hockey game in the memory of Joey ...



Scholarships awarded to two NTHS students  Niagara Gazette

The North Tonawanda High School Multi-Year Reunion group has awarded a pair of scholarships to graduating seniors who are active in their communities.



NT High School Celebrates Graduating Seniors at Annual Picnic  Niagarafallsreporter.com

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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.



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

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



From Cop to Candidate: Herbert Announces Run for County Legislature's 7th District  Niagarafallsreporter.com

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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.



NTHS student wins art scholarship  Niagara Frontier Publications

The North Tonawanda High School Fine Arts Department recently announced that senior Samuel Fesmire was recognized for his outstanding work of art on ...



Column: 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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



Police quizzed brother of suspect in Mandy Steingasser homicide  Buffalo News

Mandy Steingasser disappeared Sept. 20, 1993, after spending the evening drinking with friends. Her body was found at Bond Lake Park five weeks later.



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 ...



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 ...



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.”



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 ...



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.



NT teens charged following school threats  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 ...



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) ...



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 ...



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 ...



Reporters' Notebook: June 27, 2018  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to deaf and blind social activist Helen Keller, born on this date in 1880, “The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.” .



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Erica Robinson announces NT school board bid  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.



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.



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) ...



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) ...



End Of Road | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

TONAWANDA — All good seasons come to and end, and a spectacular 2018 campaign from the Section VI Class B-2 champion Southwestern Trojans reached ...



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