Vindicator file photo / November 1, 1959 | Members of Girl Scout Troop 21 helped landscape the grounds at the Youngstown Society for the Blind and Disabled on Glenwood Avenue 63 years ago. Scouts and blind youths planting tulips were, from left, Marilyn Reapsummer, Janice Myers, Linda Osborne, Judy Myers, Jane Cushman, and Frank Hizel.
 
November 1
 
1997: A Mahoning County Common Pleas jury awards the largest verdict in memory, $5.6 million, to the family of an 18-year-old Youngstown woman who died of a ruptured uterus five years ago after being misdiagnosed by a Northside Medical Center doctor. 
 
Youngstown Police Chief Randall Wellington, who is retiring at the end of the year, said the next police chief will have to decide whether to hire 20 new police officers. 
 
A proposal by Warren Municipal Court judges that Howland Township, Champion Township, and Warren Township share in providing security at the court that is now provided by the Trumbull County Sheriff and Warren City police is put on hold after Warren Township trustees balk. 
 
1982: Dr. Jack Schreiber of Canfield, a member of the American Medical Association House of Delegates, says he has seen instances of "questionable diagnosis and questionable treatment" at free-standing urgent care centers that are becoming more popular. 
 
Police in Boardman, Youngstown, and several other northeastern Ohio communities receive reports of children getting Halloween treats that had been tampered with. A Boardman mother reported her son was given a popcorn ball with a nail in it. 
Thieves steal the unmarked police car assigned to Girard Police Chief Anthony Ross. The beige Malibu was parked in the driveway of a police captain who was the acting chief for the weekend. 
 
1972: The Youngstown Board of Control authorizes the preparation of plans for a pedestrian tunnel under Central Square. 
 
Dean White, 49, of Youngstown, is decapitated when a trailer owned by Dealers Transport Co. becomes detached from its tractor and collides with White's car on Ohltown Road in Austintown.
 
Advertisement: Grand opening of the toy department at Clarkins Department Store at Route 46 and Interstate 80 in Austintown. G.I. Joe, $2.98; Big Wheel, $9.98 and "Monday Night" electronic football game, $6.88.
 
1947: The United Steelworkers and United Mineworkers unions refuse to sign the non-Communist pledge required by the Taft-Hartley Act. United Autoworkers signed at the last minute.
 
Seven youths are arrested for placing debris in Route 18 near Austintown in a Halloween prank. Two-year-old Joyce Moody was injured when her mother swerved to avoid the barricade, and the girl fell to the floor of the car. 
 
South High scores in the last two minutes to defeat Rayen School 6-0 in a rivalry game that dates to 1911.