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J. Mark Gruber
Justice Court Judge
1835 Sheridan Dr.
(716) 876-5536
(716) 876-0324

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Justice Gruber was elected to the office of Town Justice for the Town of Tonawanda in 2008. Prior to that, he served as a judge for the Village of Kenmore for 24 years. Justice Gruber is also a trial attorney in private practice with the law firm of Roach, Brown, McCarthy and Gruber, P.C., in the City of Buffalo.

He is admitted to practice law before the New York State Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals and the United States District Court. He has served as an instructor for the NYS Court System for the training of town and village justices. He is a member of the New York State Magistrates Association, the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association, The Bar Association of Erie County and the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.

His community involvement includes service to his church, neighborhood schools, the Bar Association of Erie County, the University of Buffalo Law School, the New York State Bar Association, the Citizens Police Academy of the Kenmore Police Department and the Citizens Police Academy of the Town of Tonawanda Police Department.

Justice Gruber is a graduate of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Villanova University, Villanova, PA. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo , Faculty of Law and Jurisprudence. He was admitted to the NYS Bar in 1980.

Justice Gruber resides in the Town of Tonawanda with his wife, Mara (Maranto).

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On behalf of the entire Town Board, I want to welcome you to the new Town of Tonawanda website! Whether you are a resident or business owner who frequently visits the site for various forms or for information on public events, or someone who is visiting the site for the first time, we hope you find this site helpful.

Joseph H. Emminger

Our Community

The Town of Tonawanda is made up of not only residents and businesses in our community but also of dedicated and supportive service clubs and volunteer groups who have been serving us for decades. Without these groups, the Town would not be the place it is today and we are grateful for their dedication and support. Please consider joining one of these service clubs, volunteer fire departments or other volunteer groups in your community. Click the links below for more information about each group, club, or fire department.

Community Groups

Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce
Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation

Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels
Kiwanis Club of Ken-Ton
Lion Club of  Kenmore

Rotary Club of Kenmore
Sheridan Drive Lions Club
Zonta Club of Kenmore

Garden Clubs

 Kenmore Garden Club

 Ken-Sheriton Garden Club



Volunteer Fire Departments

Brighton Vol. Fire Dept.
Ellicott Creek Fire Dept.
Ellwood Vol. Fire Dept.
Kenilworth Vol. Fire DeptRiver Road Vol. Fire Dept.

Sheridan Vol. Fire Dept
Kenmore Vol. Fire Dept

Upcoming Community Events

Mar 30, 2019
Sheridan Dr Lions Club Meat Raffle 07:00PM -
Apr 13, 2019
Easter Egg Hunt 10:00AM - 01:00PM
Apr 19, 2019
Aquatic & Fitness Center Normal Hours 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Apr 21, 2019
Aquatic & Fitness Center Closed for Easter 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Apr 27, 2019
Earth Day Clean Up 08:30AM - 11:00AM