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The twin cities - the City of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda - are in separate counties, but they are joined by bridges, a Canal Fest and a harbor on the Erie Canal. In January, the two cities will apply jointly for a state Canal Corporation grant to improve harbor tourism. The statewide competitive grants range from $250,000 to $1.5 million. City of Tonawanda Mayor R…

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Who has the best pizza? You decide at Gateway Harbor's Pizza Fest, from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30 at Gateway Harbor on Sweeney Street in North Tonawanda. Admission is free. Participating restaurants will offer two types of pizza and a side dish or appetizer. Dessert will be provided by the Flavor Factory of North Tonawanda. Those attending will choose the "Peop…

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Get ready to pay a bit more to dock your boat in the Tonawandas' Gateway Harbor this summer. The daily fee, without electricity for boats 25 feet and under, would rise from $5 to $10 under a request by the Gateway Committee. The fee for boats 26 feet to 40 feet would rise from $10 to $15. Fees to dock overnight with electric and water service would rise from $15 a day t…

If you haven't got your food truck fix in at Larkinville on Tuesday nights or at Niagara Square on Thursday afternoons, you can head over the Tonawandas on Thursday nights beginning June 8 for the Tonawanda's Gateway Market Thursdays. The joint event in the cities of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda will have live family-friendly entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays…