Vindicator file photo / May 31, 1957 | The Rayen School a capella choir sang during Memorial Day services at Oak Hill Cemetery 65 years ago.
 
 
May 30
 
1997: HM Health Services is expanding into the suburbs with an urgent care center to serve Canfield, Boardman, and Austintown residents at 565 E. Main St., Canfield, just west of the state Route 11-U.S. Route 224 interchange. 
 
Eighty-two Youngstown high school seniors, 14 percent of the 12th-grade class, have not passed the mandatory proficiency test and will not receive diplomas. Failure rates ranged from 2.2 percent at Chaney to 28 percent at Rayen. 
 
State Sen. Anthony Latell, D-Girard, introduces a bill requiring the Ohio Department of Transportation to provide funding for buggy lanes on state routes throughout Ohio's Amish country. 
 
1982: The Rev. Feodor Kovalchuk, pastor of Nativity of Christ (Russian) Orthodox Church in Youngstown, returns from the Conference of Religious Workers for Saving the Sacred Gift of Life from Nuclear Catastrophe that was held in Moscow. 
 
Wren's Skyships Ltd., which wants to build rigid airships in Youngstown, says a series of reports from the United Nations confirms the need for such ships, especially in developing countries.
 
A number of area students are in the second graduating class at the second commencement of the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine: Dinah Fedyna, Edward Bury Jr., Charles Anderson, Charles Brdlik, Peter Leone, Christine Zirafi, Patrick Naples, Lain Kalfas, Desha Frankel, Michael Miladore, Paul Musselman, Kimbal Bixenstine, Peter Lund, Kurt Hahn, Douglas Williams, John Bair, Janie Katz and Diana Patton. 
 
1972: Fire of suspicious origin destroys one classroom at Science Hill Junior High School on Liberty Road. 
 
Traffic accidents around the nation claim 543 lives over the Memorial Day weekend.
 
Ohio Atty. Gen. William Brown speaks at the Smoky Hollow Memorial Day observance. Anthony Tucci and Fred Gioglio place the wreath at the memorial. 
 
1947: Speaking at Youngstown's Memorial Day program, Rear Admiral Glenn Davis says a permanent world peace depends on a militarily strong United States. 
 
Richard Johnjulio, a special delivery carrier for the Youngstown Post Office who was fined $10 for a parking violation while making a downtown delivery, predicts other postmen won't park to make deliveries unless there is a beat cop nearby to assure them that they won't be ticketed. 
 
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