Years Ago | November 11th
1994: EWI Inc. of Salem, a privately held automotive stampings company, wants to buy a 2-million-square-foot General Motors plant in Kalamazoo, Mich., that is slated to be closed.
Nick Delfino, who has campaigned against liquor sales on Elm Street in Youngstown, says three shots were fired into his business office, Multi-Media Creative Services, at 1332 Elm St.
Fifth Ward Councilman Jerry McNally, a Democrat, says he has discussed with Finance Director David Bozanich the need to repay more than $600 for personal phone calls made on his city phone and for $425 for a trip to Washington, D.C., but he is dealing with a "cash flow" issue.
1979: Susan Khawaja, international student program coordinator at Youngstown State University, says President Carter's order that all Iranian students report to the Immigration and Naturalization Service could be "quite a bureaucratic mess."
The University of Delaware Blue Hens clip the wings of Youngstown State University Penguins wings, 51-45, before 13,000 fans at Austintown Fitch stadium. The loss ruins YSU's perfect season, but their 9-1 record still assures an appearance in the NCAA playoffs.
Malcolm East, a native of England now living in Pittsburgh, wins the third annual International Peace Race in Youngstown, covering the 25 kilometers in one hour, 16 minutes and 16 seconds.
1969: General Motors executives meet with students attending Youngstown State University on GM scholarships: John Telesz of New Castle, Pa.; Ronald Ameen of Hubbard, and Glenn Cable Jr. and Ernest Pysher, both of Youngstown.
Betty Chicase, 45, manager of the Lawson Dairy at 74 Kenmore Ave., is shot in the thigh when she interrupted a hold-up at the store. Police are holding a 22-year-old suspect.
Complimentary passes to school-sponsored athletic and cultural events will be issued to Vienna senior citizens in appreciation of their long-standing support of the schools.
1944: Mayor Ralph O’Neill, who has been convalescing for several weeks following an operation for appendicitis, returns to his desk at City Hall for a few hours, looking thinner but feeling better.
S/Sgt. Harold Spellman of Canfield is reported killed in action in Italy. Wounded five times, he wrote to his parents, "You would hardly know me -- my hair is grey and I look older than Dad."
Chaney High halfback John Siciliano sparks the Cowboys to a 26-7 victory over Ashtabula Harbor with a 100-yard-plus touchdown run that began from five yards deep in the end zone.