Years Ago | October 21st
1994: Whirlpool Corp. announces that it will build a $!2.5-million plant in Greenville, Ohio, to consolidate and expand four area appliance plants that employ 350 people. Another 100 jobs are expected to be created.
Veteran Campbell Patrolman Andrew Rauzan is in guarded condition in St. Elizabeth Hospital after collapsing during a struggle with a man he was questioning about a domestic disturbance call.
Paul Warfield, 1960 Warren Harding High graduate who went on to star on the gridiron for Ohio State, the Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins, wore his 1972 Super Bowl ring when he visited Western Reserve Junior High. He urged students to never give up or to accept failure.
1979: Westminster College's mock political convention, the third oldest in the nation, will feature U.S. Sen. Mark Hatfield, R-Oregon, as its keynote speaker in 1980. Some 1,200 students are expected to participate.
The largest, most innovative shopping center in Pennsylvania, the DeBartolo Corp.'s Century III Mall in Pittsburgh, will have its grand opening. It has five major department stores: Kaufmann's Gimbel's, J.C. Penney, Sears, and Montgomery Ward.
The Howland Springs Water Co. in Howland Township, which produces about 4,000 gallons of water a day, has seen its sales double since 1977 as people gravitate toward bottled water over tap water.
1969: One of nine coeds will reign as queen of Youngstown State University's homecoming: Rosemary Schaffer, Janice Santangelo, Mary Jane Zappia, Patricia Petretic, Mary Ann Stanecki, Evelyn Sipe, Patty Richards, Penny Laasko and Laura Trucksis.
Fifth Ward Councilman Jack C. Hunter says a new West Side Post Office will be built in the near future, and a new downtown postal facility is no more than two or three years away.
East Liverpool City Council rejects a salary increase requested by Municipal Court Judge Sam Chertoff based on a constitutional amendment approved by voters. Council said the amendment does not apply to municipal courts.
1944: William Donohue, 26, of Youngstown, a student at the Ohio State University School of Chiropody, is seriously burned while rescuing victims from Cleveland's massive gas explosion. Seventy-nine are know dead and the toll could rise.
An "unauthorized strike" of employees at Truscon Steel is in its second day as workers ignore the advice of union leaders to return to work.
A trial on the federal government's suit to void the patents on cold steel rolling processes held by Cold Metal Products Co. of Youngstown is set for Nov. 29 in federal court in Cleveland.