Mr. and Mrs. James Ball of North Tonawanda celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in their honor. Mr. Ball and the former Bernadette Bellanti were married Sept. 25, 1965, in St. Mary of Sorrows Church, Buffalo. He is the retired owner/operator truck driver of 3D Trucking. She is a human resources professional currently working at the University at Buffalo and formerly employed at Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital. They have three children and nine grandchildren.