24 August 1929 Tonawanda News
Town of Tonawanda Boy Slips Off Raft, Drowns
Michael Zorich, twelve years old, 28 Kaufman street, Town of Tonawanda, was drowned yesterday noon in the barge canal near the Grand Island ferry crossing, when he slipped from a raft on which he was playing with other boys. He could not swim.
The body was recovered shortly after by police.