Years Ago | October 12th
1994: Three Mahoning County men are in the Hot Sheet News, a state of Ohio publication that lists habitual drunken drivers, defined as those who have been arrest five or more times.
The State Controlling Board approves $588,000 to aid Youngstown in development of the Salt Springs Industrial Park and Performance Place Industrial Park, which Mayor Patrick Ungaro says will bring 1,000 good-paying jobs to the city.
Youngstown native Shamel T. Rushwin, a 1989 graduate of Youngstown State University, is promoted to vice president of Chrysler Corp.'s international manufacturing and minivan assembly operations.
1979: Three Youngstown area congressmen, Lyle Williams, R-19th; William Stanton, R-11th, and Marc L. Marks, R-Sharon, Pa., are working together to combat United Airlines' plan to drop eastbound flights from Youngstown Municipal Airport.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has devised a formula for equalizing Ohio Edison rates, which would lower the flat rate charge for rural customers by a considerable amount and slightly increase the rates for urban customers.
New Castle, Pa., mayor-elect Angelo Sands says he will make a clean sweep of all department heads in the new year and will ask all city employees to use their accumulated vacation time by the end of the year.
1969: The effect of the German measles epidemic of 1964-65 is being addressed by some local school districts, which have formed special classes for deaf students. Warren has classes at Willard Elementary and Turner Junior High.
Carl W. Ullman, 77, Windsor Road, chairman of the board, director and former president of Dollar Savings & Trust Co. and a civic leader, dies in South Side Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Hot lunches are available to every child in Youngstown public and parochial schools this year for the first time. Some 12,000 lunches will be prepared daily at the old Butler School.
1944: Camp Reynolds officials are investigating reports that soldiers have been taking advantage of the civilian cigarette shortage by reselling cigarettes they got at the camp store.
The Detroit Lions' Frank Sinkwich, a former Chaney Cowboy and Georgia Bulldog, is the No. 1 punter in the National Football League so far this season.
Columnist Esther Hamilton reports that the Mahoning Valley Saddle and Bridle Association will donate $1,000 each to the Fresh Air Camp and the Christ Mission Camp proceeds from the club's recent horse show.