October 31

1994: More than 100 people attend a conference of "Other Ohio" advocates at Maumee to discuss strategies to divert state funds from the cash-rich "Three Cs" -- Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati -- to other areas of the state, especially Toledo and Youngstown.

Coitsville Township residents are continuing their 22-year battle to transfer their students from the Youngstown City School District to Lowellville Local Schools.

It was a sad day for Mahoning Valley football fans as the Cleveland Browns fall to the Denver Broncos, 26-14, and the Pittsburgh Steelers lose to the Arizona Cardinals, 20-17.


1979: The Youngstown Area United Way must raise slightly more than $709,000 in the last two days of its campaign to reach a goal of $2.2 million.

Six candidates are running for two trustee positions in Austintown Township: Michael R. Antonoff, Charles H. Ditzler, Walter M. Duzzny, Kenneth M. Zinz, Meter Fromel and John Colucci. Earl W. Yost and David W. Ritchie are unopposed for the Board of Education. 

Atty. Thomas A. Swift will be sworn in as judge of the Probate Division of Trumbull County Common Pleas Court. Swift was appointed by Republican Gov. James A. Rhodes to succeed the late Judge Reed S. Battin. 

1969: Margaret Clingan Wick, 79, widow of industrialist George L. Wick, dies in North Side Hospital where she had been a patient since Sept. 26.

Youngstown Bishop James W. Malone endorses passage of a 7.3 mill renewal levy for Youngstown public schools. 

Several local physicians censure Margaret Mead, the noted anthropologist, for calling marijuana harmless as they tour the Mahoning Tuberculosis Sanitarium, which they say should begin housing drug addicts.
Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. announces that it will contribute $160,000 on a matching basis to St. Elizabeth's $1.7 million expansion campaign.

1944: Camp Reynolds in Greenville, Pa., is rumored to be closed Nov. 15 except for prisoners of war kept there.

One of three guards at Youngstown Municipal Airport has been discharged. The guards were employed early in the war and receive a yearly salary of $1,800.

Victor B. Boyle, 23, radarman 2/c, of Struthers is reported killed in action while serving on a mine-layer in the Atlantic.