Years Ago | October 27th
1994: MS Consultants of Youngstown recommends that 13 buildings on Federal Plaza West are not worth rehabilitating at an estimated cost of $9 million and should be torn down before they deteriorate further.
Police say Yarnell Green, 40, Youngstown’s 43rd homicide of the year, was shot and killed following an argument over a basketball game outside Hagstrom House, a recreational center at Westlake Terrace.
Dr. Myron S. Malkin, 70, a 1942 Rayen School graduate who was a former shuttle director for NASA, dies of a heart ailment in Bethesda, Md.
1979: Youngstown's City Environmental Review Commission recommends an environmental impact study be done at the Youngstown Municipal Airport before the first earth is turned for a Commuter Aircraft Corp. plant. Mayor J. Phillip Richley complains that such a study could take months or even years.
United Airlines' plan to curtail eastbound flights from Youngstown Municipal Airport has the city Board of Control rethinking plans for a $250,000 renovation of the terminal, which would include improvements to the restaurant and lounge.
Mayor J. Phillip Richley tells the Youngstown State University Alumni Association that YSU is the city’s single-most important cultural and economic asset. Atty. Paul M. Dutton, '69, will succeed Abe Harshman, '48, as president of the association.
1969: Mahoning County Sheriff's deputies and Youngstown police escort several Stony Trucking Co. trucks past hecklers at Republic Steel Corp.'s Stop 5.
Six young men are released from City Jail after being arrested during a melee at Jay's Hot Dogs on Federal Street. Seven police officers were called on to put down the disturbance.
Mahoning County Probate Court Judge Charles P. Henderson officiates at the dedication of Lowellville's new, modern library on Second Street.
1944: Youngstown Mayor Ralph O'Neill is in satisfactory condition at St. Elizabeth Hospital a week after undergoing an appendectomy. His condition is improving, but it will be a while before he can have visitors.
A new military camp in Burma is named Camp Landis in honor of one of Youngstown’s war heroes, Pfc. Robert Landis was the first American killed in Burma.
Struthers High captures a 20-6 win over Niles before 4,000 spectators. Zaluske scored one touchdown and Whitsett had two.