Years Ago | November 28th
Vindicator file photo / Nov. 27, 1975 | Youngsters at St. Elizabeth School in Campbell brought gifts of food for needy families as part of their Thanksgiving observance. From left are Shirley Roznay, William Whetstone, Brian Banish, the Rev. Cyril Adamko, Michael Sullivan and Connie Consiglio.
1994: Youngstown State University will expand its reach under President Leslie Cochran's "YSU 2000" plan, which will increase on-campus living from 4 percent to 20 percent, double the number of international students and offer courses at off-campus suburban sites, such as Boardman and Austintown.
"Following Her Heart," a movie by producer R.J. Cavallaro, a Youngstown native, stars Ann-Margret as an abused wife who becomes a country music star. George Segal, Brenda Vaccaro, and singer Travis Tritt also appear in the film.
Residents of Edinburg, Pa., who came into contact with a stray pit-bull mix that roamed the area for a month are urged to seek medical attention after it was determined the dog was rabid. The dog has been euthanized and a worker at an animal shelter who was bit received rabies inoculations.
1979: In the wake of the announced closing of U.S. Steel's McDonald Mills and Ohio Works, Frank Leseganich, United Steelworkers District 26 director, urges a tax on foreign steel that would make American steel a bargain over imported steel.
The Warren Board of Education gives Robert L. Pegues a 42-month contract as superintendent of schools at a first-year salary of $39,000.
A Trumbull County Common Pleas Court jury deliberates for eight hours before finding Judy McCloskey of Howland of complicity in aggravated murder in hiring two men to kill her husband, Paul.
1969: Thomas J. Lavern, Youngstown finance director since August, is named by Mayor-elect Jack C. Hunter to continue in that position.
Valencia Carey is crowned "Miss Cinderella" at the Junior Civic League's 14th annual Cinderella Ball at Idora Park. Twenty-eight young women were presented by their fathers during the festivities.
Raymond Piper, 39, McGuffey Road, is shot in the jaw by one of three men who held him up outside his home and robbed him of $10. He is in satisfactory condition at North Side Hospital.
1944: Patricia Pelton, year-old daughter of Pvt. and Mrs. Herman Pelton, is fatally burned in a fire sparked by an overheated coal stove at the family home on Austintown-Ohltown Road.
Walter E. Meub, 60, vice president of finances for Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co., dies in University Hospital in Columbus.
Eugene Noland, Ohio attorney-examiner, will hold a hearing on applications of four transportation companies for rights to provide bus service in Boardman and between Boardman and Youngstown.