Years Ago | November 22nd
1994: American Information Services Inc. takes responsibility for two erroneous election outcomes released Election Day night. Corrected results show and Austintown police levy was approved by voters and an issue to allow beer and wine carryout sales in a precinct on Youngstown's North Side failed.
Sam Traficant and Joseph DeMatteo of the Youngstown Bomb Squad defuse a soda-can bomb that was found in the middle of Laird Avenue in Warren. The bomb contained the equivalent of a quarter-stick of dynamite.
Due to a utility department worker's miscalculation, electricity customers in Hubbard were undercharged by a total of $51,000 in October. City Council will have to determine how to collect the shortages, which amount to about $7.50 for the average residential customer.
1979: Crown Airways, a commuter line that operates under contract with USAir, will decide in two weeks whether to begin daily service between Pittsburgh and Youngstown Municipal Airport.
Judy McCloskey of Howland takes the stand in her murder trial in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court and testifies that she hired her husband's killer because she was a victim of spousal abuse.
Playing at the Newport Theater: "Fiddler on the Roof" starring Topol in Dolby Stereo; at Movie World in the Great East Plaza, "Apocalypse Now."
1969: Major Douglas Yardas, an engineering graduate of Youngstown University, is among U.S. soldiers who helped rescue children from the collapse of an orphanage in Saigon that killed at least 11 children and two teachers.
Atty. R.C. Westenfield of Niles, one time dean of the law school at Youngstown College, is appointed to the board of the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District.
The Struthers Board of Education and the system's 131 teachers reach an accord on a new wage schedule. In its second and third years, the contract provides increases of $100 and $200 a year.
1944: Pfc. Howard Macklin of Columbiana is reported killed in action in France.
Six Youngstown men and one from Warren are granted licenses to practice by the Ohio State Medical Board: Drs. Harold V. Beighley, James T. Gilboy, M. Carl Raupple, Francis J. Owens, Thomas C. Frell, Alex M. Rosenblum Jr. and David C. Miller. Dr. Clarence Shaffer, and osteopath, was licensed to write prescriptions.
The Mahoning County Board of Revisions valuation of $630,780 on the Stambaugh Building in the 1943 tax reappraisal is upheld by the state board of tax appeals, county Auditor George Jones Jr. says.
Rev. James Gallagher, principal of Ursuline High School and superintendent of Youngstown diocesan schools, will sing a solemn Mass at Holy Name Church, Cleveland, on the golden jubilee of his parents' marriage.