Vindicator file photo / September 10, 1952 | A new drunkometer to test the breath of arrested motorists suspected of being intoxicated was put into use 70 years ago by Youngstown’s traffic department. Inspecting  the machine were Police Chief Edward J. Allen, D. Roy Mellon, city chemist;  Capt. William J. Cleary, head of traffic, and Patrolman Clarence Burke of the police ambulance squad.
September 10
1997:  A concert, fireworks, and other free activities are planned to mark the 50th anniversary of Boardman Park.
U.S. Rep. Phil English, R, Erie, Pa., says proposed new clean air standards being pushed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are not based on science. 
The Sharon Regional Health System and Renal Disease Management Inc. of Youngstown sign a letter of intent to develop a Renal Patient Care Center in Hermitage. 
1982: Higbee's, which was downtown Youngstown’s first department store when founded in 1883 by George M. McKelvey, will close its doors, affecting 300 full-time and part-time employees. 
A collection of old farming equipment, including a turn-of-the-century McCormick reaper and antique farmhouse items collected by William Reynolds, 76, will be auctioned at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds. 
Trumbull Common Pleas Judge David Griffith admonishes 29 striking workers arrested on the picket line at Trumbull Memorial Hospital rather than fining or jailing them. 
1972: The Youngstown State University Penguins lose their season opener to Dayton, 18-13.
The Youngstown Junior League announces its Town Hall lecturers: Kitty Carlisle,  David Niven, Claire Booth Luce, Victor Buono, and Melvin Belli. 
1947: Six Youngstown banks pay $1.1 million to 5,551 veterans in the first week of redemption of terminal leave bonds. 
Carl W. Ullman, president of Dollar Savings & Trust Co., is named Youngstown chairman of the Ohio Fire Safety Committee by Gov.  Thomas J. Herbert.