Years Ago | November 7th
1994: A group of workers at the Packard Electric Division of General Motors says the proposal to bring 1,000 new jobs to the area comes at too high a price in concessions, including a two-tier wage structure with hourly pay as low as $10.
Dr. Greg Paulenich, an associate professor of English at Kent State University, Salem Branch, returns to campus after a year spent at Shimane University in Matsue, Japan.
Twenty women and six men are arrested in Trumbull County after being secretly indicted for welfare fraud. Losses to the state are calculated at $137,430.
1979: Democrat Daniel J. Sferra is Warren's new mayor after defeating Republican William Shank.
In Cleveland, Republican George Voinovich defeats the incumbent Democrat, Dennis Kucinich.
Democrat George Voinovich is unopposed in voting for mayor of Youngstown. He will succeed J. Philip Richley.
1969: The Mahoning County sheriff's department is searching for thieves who entered the Petersburg home of Edward Krecelic, causing about $700 in damages and escaping with $686 in loot.
Orm F. "Bob" Perkins is named manager of the Fisher Body assembly plant at Lordstown, succeeding John B. Sutherland. Perkins joined Fisher Body as an hourly rate employee at Flint, Mich.
after using the South High Fieldhouse for home games two decades; Youngstown State University’s basketball team will have a new home at Austintown Fitch High School.
1944: "If it weren't for blood plasma, I wouldn't be alive today," said S. Sgt. Dewey Brucoli, who is home in Youngstown on furlough from Wakeman General Hospital, Camp Atterburg, Ind. He is appealing for donors of blood to the Red Cross.
Opposition by Mayor Ralph O'Neill to a $50,000 bond issue to finance construction of a downtown fire station causes two councilmen to change their votes and kill the legislation.
In the first 100 Mahoning County precincts counted, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gets 21,545 votes while Republican Thomas Dewey gets 7,297.
The Rev. Frederick J. Schellhase, 59, pastor of Martin Luther Church, dies in the ambulance enroute to South Side Hospital after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage at his home.