Grand Island News update November 3, 2000
|| GIFTS Family
GI Chicks soccer
GI E-News announces a coloring contest in three age groups (4-6,
7-9, and 10-12). A twenty-dollar gift certificate will be awarded for
the winner of each age group.
Contestants may download the GIECOM Turkey and the Contest Rules online. Additional copies are available at the GIECOM Office. They may be mailed or dropped off our office, 1871
Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072. All entries must arrive on or
before November 15, 2000.
Island students from kindergarten through 12th grade will vote with their parents at one of the eight polling places on Election Day, November 7, through the Kids Voting program. Kids Voting Coordinator Lee Tetkowski, 773-3266, is asking for volunteers to help with the program. A short training will be available for all volunteers.
Isle firemen fight Tonawanda grass fire
By Ray Pauley (GIFC Information Officer)
Grand Island firefighters responded to a District One Alarm sounded by the Town of Tonawanda Volunteer Fire Companies shortly before noon Monday, October 30 when a “major” fire was discovered burning across grass lands adjoining the Tonawanda Coke Plant at 3875 River Road. <Complete Story>
UNICEF Day -
still time to
| GI Chamber
Expo 2000 |
More than thirty-five businesses and civic organizations displayed their wares at the ninth annual Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Exposition, last Saturday (Oct.28), in the Bible Presbyterian Family Life Center on Love Rd. <Complete Story>
GIE-News - Internet Grand Island newspaper
Teddy Linenfelser and Kim Baldassare show off Grand Island E-News at the Expo. (photo by Fred Claus)
Longtime resident and jeweler Reg Schopp has accomplished his dream, providing Grand Island, New York with online news. IsledeGrande.com has been featuring island information to the world since 1997. Connecting hundreds of old friends with its Email Directory and Grad List. Isledegrande.Com is sponsored by GIECOM.NET his new Internet Company.
Growing up on the Island
1942 - 1950
By Ted Kumlander
In the fall of 1942 my parents purchased a farm house at 3114 Baseline Road. That's near Long Road. The lot was a little over 1 acre. The previous owners were Mr. And Mrs. Joseph Zehnder, the price was $2450, and that's not a typo.
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