Joseph Emminger Town of Tonawanda police chief abruptly requests retirement By Mark Wozniak & Avery Schneider • Aug 20, 2019 Google Maps Town of Tonawanda Police Chief Jerome Uschold has announced his request to retire from the force. Uschold submitted his request to staff Monday and to the Town Board Tuesday night. Tonawanda's 3M plant expanding with $34.5M investment, $1M state incentive By WBFO Staff • May 12, 2017 3M The world's largest sponge-making facility is located right here in Western New York - and now the 3M plant in Tonawanda is expanding. Incentives help fuel Sumitomo's expansion and job creation By Chris Caya • May 4, 2017 Sumitomo Rubber USA A local manufacturer is moving ahead with a multi-million dollar expansion. The project - which is being driven in part by state and local incentives - is expected to create dozens of new jobs. Listen Listening... / 1:17 WBFO's Chris Caya reports on Sumitomo's expansion.