Vindicator file photo / Nov. 27, 1975 | Youngstown Christian School youngsters in Indian and Pilgrim costumes re-enacted an early Thanksgiving. Seated, from left, are Cleveland King, Amy Kugler and Debbie Cooper. Standing is Brenda Augsburger, Lisa Hamilton holding Brian Terrago, the Rev. Jay Alford, Vincent Broll and Jay Pochiro.

November 27

1994: Tim Roberts, a spokesman for WCI Steel in Warren, says congressional approval of the GATT will open up new markets, especially in Mexico and Canada, but Martin O'Connell, president of the Youngstown AFL-CIO, says it's hard to believe that the trade deal will be a good thing for the Mahoning Valley.

Austintown Superintendent Richard Denamen says the health clinic in Fitch High School will open in January if a nurse practitioner can be hired. Plans for the clinic had come under fire from some parents who suggested it would distribute birth control items, which it will not. 

The undefeated McDonald High Blue Devils defeat Beallsville 26-8 to earn a trip to the Division IV state championship game.

1979: Warren mayor-elect Daniel Sferra names Warren patrolman Stephen Papalas to the top position in his administration, safety-service director. 

Ohio Bell asks the Ohio Public Utilities Commission for a rate increase that would increase the charge for residential service from $10.15 a month to $11.45.

Emilio Battista, 82, is semi-retired, but still cuts hair at the shop he opened 50 years ago at 1921 McGuffey Road.  Haircuts are $3 ($2.50 for retirees).

1969: Youngstown police arrest four adults and five juveniles in an action that they say solves 12 recent armed robberies and 19 burglaries. 

Users of water in the Mahoning County Metropolitan Sewer District, which includes all areas outside the Youngstown corporate limits, will be billed 150 percent of the city rate.

The Youngstown Board of Health hires Dr.  Walter Greissinger as the city's health commissioner, the first the city has had in 18 months since Dr. Sidney Franklin retired 

1944: Roy Atzberger Jr., assistant superintendent of the Summit County home, is appointed superintendent of the Mahoning County home by county commissioners.

William Petrych, 11, is in poor condition after he slipped and fell down the stairs at his Vestal Road home, possibly fracturing his skull. 

Columnist Esther Hamilton writes that Joe Shagrin and Herman Heller met with showman Frank Sennes in Cleveland and have assured her that this year's Santa Claus Club show at Stambaugh Auditorium will be the best yet.