Years Ago | August 5th
Vindicator file photo / August 6, 1959 | Federal, state, and village officials inspected McDonald new $270,000 sewage treatment plant 63 years ago. From left, Councilmen Andrew Whyosky, John Evans, Joseph Ramsey, Cranford Jackson, and Nicholas Tadia; Mayor Stanley Polanski; E.B. Ransom, assistant sanitary engineer of the State Health Department, and Philip Taylor, junior assistant sanitary engineer of the U.S. Public Health Service.
1997: In a ceremony at St. Columba Cathedral attended by 1,000 people, Youngstown Bishop Thomas J. Tobin bestows papal honors on 21 priests who became the newest monsignors in the diocese.
A Warren police dispatcher under investigation for an 11-minute delay in response to a call that resulted in a murder-suicide has been transferred to a clerk's job.
Higgins & Associates of Virginia begins restoration work on stained glass windows at Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Youngstown.
1982: Gov. James A. Rhodes leads a tour of the Ohio State Fairgrounds the day before the fair's opening. Attractions include a $200,000 model train exhibit.
Despite a lack of support in the Senate, two Ohio congressmen, Rep. Clarence Miller, R-Lancaster, and Rep. Lyle Williams, R-19th, are continuing to work to get a $10 million appropriation for a federal courthouse in Youngstown.
Nearly 7,000 people attend the opening of the eighth annual Bavarian Funfest in downtown Sharon, Pa.
1972: Trumbull County's drive to get a 10 percent discount on drugs for senior citizens runs into a snag. At least two pharmacies, it is learned, increased their prices before signing up for the program.
The small frame building that served as the office of Dr. Stewart G. Patton from 1913 to 1937 will be moved from North Jackson to the Pioneer Village on the Canfield Fairgrounds.
The Most Rev. Anthony De Saram, bishop of Galle, Ceylon, speaks at all weekend masses at Sacred Heart Parish in Youngstown as part of a mission appeal for his country.
1947: The annual drive to sell out Rayen Stadium for the Youngstown College football season gets underway with Walter Bender, president of General Fireproofing, at the helm.
A 57-year-old South Side tailor leaps to his death in the rotunda of the Mahoning County Courthouse.