November 2

1994: Mahoning County Court Judge Beth Smith rules that six kittens found abandoned on Calla Road can be put up for adoption rather than be held by Animal Charity for use as evidence against the couple charged with animal cruelty for dumping the kittens along  the road. 

Cold Metal Products Inc. of Youngstown announces the opening of a new steel service center in New Britain, Conn. 

"Fat chance," Youngstown Board of Education member Anthony Julian says to a suggestion by a state education official that the city board will have to ask voters to pass a levy to keep the system afloat.

1979: Ohio Atty. Gen. William J. Brown threatens the Hooker Chemical and Plastics Corp. with legal action unless it begins the immediate removal of 11,700 gallons of hazardous chemicals it disposed of at the Deerfield dump in Portage County.

Trumbull County Clerk of Courts Violet Campana Whitman administers the oath of citizenship to 37 new Trumbull County citizens. Thirteen were from Italy; other native countries included the Netherlands, Greece, Jordan, India, Hong Kong Thailand, Taiwan, Jamaica, Korea, Pakistan and Germany. 

Herbert E. Markley, retiring president of the Timken Co., speaks at the Industrial Information Institute's Freedom Foundation Awards banquet at the Avalon Inn, saying profit is not a dirty word, profit is what allows job creation.

1969: A dozen steel-hauling drivers employed by Youngstown Cartage Co. are fired on the grounds that they were involved in the gun-and-club battle at Republic Steel Corp.'s Stop 5. 

The Vindicator's straw poll predicts that Democratic Mayor Anthony Flask will be re-elected by a margin of about 10,000 votes over Republican Jack C. Hunter.

A "walking miracle" is his doctor's description of George Moon, who recovered from major surgery at the age of 92 and has the heartbeat and blood pressure of a 20-year-old now that he's 100.

1944: Two men are burned, one probably fatally, when 30,000 gallons of gasoline and 9,000 gallons of kerosene were destroyed in an explosion and fire at the J.B. McCracken Oil Co. in Warren. W.C. Lutton and Andrew Tarr, both of Niles, were burned. 

Alvin "Bo" McMillin, Indiana University football coach, will speak at the Salem Booster Club's banquet for the Salem High football team. 

Mahoning County's three largest welfare programs -- general relief, aid to dependent children and aid to the blind -- cost $413,622 the first nine months of 1944.