October 30

1994: The Liberty Local School District mounts cameras in all 15 of its buses to help drivers maintain order --   and to provide evidence when students get out of line. 

William G. Lyden Jr., 67, a leader in industrial, community and civic affairs, dies of cancer at his Berlin Station Road home. He had been president and CEO of Lyden Co., a multimillion-dollar petroleum products distributor with 100 service stations throughout northeastern Ohio.

The Junior League of Youngstown will present "an elegant evening with a provocative speaker," Lt. Col. Oliver L. North at Mr. Anthony's. Dinner and lecture tickets, $50; lecture only, $20.

1979: Mayor J. Phillip Richley, developer Richard Mills and Richard Squitieri, IBM branch manager, break ground for a $3.2 million IBM Building on the Federal Plaza East. 

Republic Steel Corp. breaks ground for two electric steel-making furnaces at its Warren plant, part of a $250 million improvement program announced by the steelmaker a year ago. 

Jack Hamilton sets what is believed to be Woodrow Wilson High's single-game rushing record with 226 yards on 27 carries.   

1969: Members of Struthers Republican Clubs face a long, weary weekend after someone made off with 2,400 sealed and addressed pre-election letters that were to be mailed.

Pfc. Donald M. Dyce, 20, of E. Calla Road, New Middletown, is reported killed in action in Vietnam, Mahoning County's 77th combat fatality of the war. 

Atty. Carmen Policy, representing a non-profit corporation of unnamed area physicians, outlines plans to Boardman trustees for a $15 million hospital complex on a 40-acre site off Lockwood Boulevard. 

1944: An unidentified baby girl, the back of her head crushed from a blow by a blunt instrument, is found by three boys in an old sand bank on the Columbiana-Leetonia Road. 

Holy Trinity Romanian Church on Wilson Avenue has purchased the Charles Arms mansion on Wick Avenue near Spring Street for a new church. About $30,000 will be spent on renovations. 

Police Chief John Thomas is patrolling a beat all night, every night in his one-man war against strong-arm robbers. Two weeks without a single incident reflects the success of the chief's work.