Years Ago | November 10th
1994: A Census Bureau study shows rental rates in the Youngstown-Warren area average $344 a month, among the lowest in the nation.
Columbiana County commissioners award a general contract of $3.9 million to Mascaro Co. of Pittsburgh for construction of a new county jail. Precast cells for the 96-bed facility will start to be delivered by the end of the month.
After being re-elected, Gov. George Voinovich says a tax increase may be necessary to balance the budget because voters repealed a 1-cent-per-can tax on soda pop.
1979: "From Flanders Fields to Vietnam Jungles" is the theme of the 1979 Veterans Day parade. John P. Brown is the parade chairman.
Sharon Steel reports sales and earnings records for the third quarter and for the first nine months of the year. Sales were $141 million in the third quarter, with earnings of $25.2 million.
John D. King, 18, is sentenced to two life terms after being found guilty of murder and aggravated robbery in the deaths of Thomas and Donna Henderson during a robbery at a Lake Milton service station.
1969: Thomas Whitehead, 20, of East Palestine is suffocated when caught between the cab and bed of a truck at the Municipal Light plant.
Ignatius Szura, 78, and his wife, Anna, 75, were robbed of their $3 church-collection envelope and beaten by a man who accosted them in the fog in front of their Shaw Avenue home.
Julius Tofil, 18, of Campbell is killed when his convertible slammed into a tree on a rural road in northern Lawrence County, Pa.
1944: Pvt. Earl A. Trimmer, 19, of Salem is reported killed in action in the European Theater, nine days after his mother, Mrs. Anna White, was notified by the War Department that Earl's older brother, Pfc. Stanton Trimmer, had died.
Four divisions will march in the Armistice Day parade downtown. The line of march will be south on Belmont Avenue from Custer Avenue to Federal Street and east on Federal Street to Watt Street. The reviewing stand will be at Central Square.
Henrik Oveson, former Youngstown steel engineer, and Carl A. Bell, industrial executive from New Castle, Pa., are among five industrialists joining Donald M. Nelson, chairman of the War Production Board, on a trip to China, where they will help set up a Chinese war production board.