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City of Tonawanda

The annual “Catch & Release” Kids Fishing Derby begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday with registration at the Niawanda Park bandshell on the Niagara River. The derby for kids 16 and under will include prizes for the largest fish in four age categories, instructions on fishing techniques and grand prize raffles.

This week:

The Common Council at its last meeting voted down a proposal to allow overnight parking. The council may consider the issue again, however, when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall, 200 Niagara St. An informal session will begin at 6.

• Staff from the office of state Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-Buffalo, will hold satellite office hours from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall, 200 Niagara St.

• One of the oldest traditions in the Twin Cities continues at 2 p.m. Saturday when the Tonawanda and North Tonawanda Fire Departments march together in the annual Fireman’s Day Parade from the city into North Tonawanda. The two departments have been marching together for over 130 years.