October 9

1994: The DeBartolo Realty Co., which made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange in April, is renovating or expanding many of its 51 malls and 11 shopping centers nationwide to fuel its growth. 

Carla Pecchio and Chris Sammarone are queen and king of Youngstown State University's homecoming. The Penguins defeated the University of North Alabama, 17-14, before a Stambaugh Stadium crowd of 17,411.

Niles Traffic Officer Bernie Profato is overseeing the conversion of all 45 four-way stop intersections in the city to two-way stops.

1979: Thieves broke through the roof of the Dollar Savings & Trust Co. branch in the Lincoln Knolls plaza, but were apparently unable to reach the lower level. 

Indiana Airways, a Pennsylvania-based commuter airline that operates six round trips daily between Youngstown Municipal Airport and Pittsburgh, intends to expand its Youngstown service with larger planes and more flights.

Famed coloratura soprano Roberta Peters will join the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra under Franz Bibo, conductor, at Powers Auditorium.

1969: Youngstown Mayor Anthony Flask makes a pitch at city council's caucus for financial assistance for the Board of Education's adult school patrol program.

Consolidated Warehouse's sale has 30-gallon hot water tanks, $30; children's flared pants, $1.18; 32-ounce Fantastik spray cleaner, 77 cents, and king-sized Tide detergent, 99 cents.

Ground is broken in Niles for McKinley Towers, a $1.5 million, 105-unit high-rise apartment building for senior citizens.

1944: Canfield schools are closed for a week at the suggestion of  Dr. S.G. Patton, county health commissioner after a third child is diagnosed with polio.

City councilmen give officials of Youngstown Municipal Railway an ultimatum:  buy new buses and retire old equipment or face possible loss of the company's franchise. 

Four more Youngstown detectives are assigned to night duty because of a large number of strong-arm robberies and burglaries.