Years Ago | November 7th
Vindicator file photo / November 6, 1996 | Two 11th-grade students in the aviation program at the Mahoning County Joint Vocational School, Adam Bartchy and Hildo Gutierrez, were working on a helicopter 26 years ago. The school got the helicopter through a government surplus program.
1997: Salem Councilman Jim Armeni, R-at-large, chairman of the council's utility committee, wants to add curbside recycling to the city's trash pickup.
Neighbors of the former Woodside Hospital express their opposition to a proposal to move the Lincoln Place residential center for youth from the university area to Woodside.
Liberty schools scale down a new high school from 116,000 square feet to 113,000 to keep within the approximately $10.2 million that will be available from bonds.
1982: Gina Gangale, 20, of Boardman, Miss Youngstown State University, wins the title of Miss Ohio 1983 during the state pageant at the Eastwood Mall and will represent the state in the Miss USA pageant in May in Mississippi.
Ryszard Marczak of Poland comes in first in the 25-kilometer portion of the International Peace Race with a time of 1:18:39.
Joseph E. Gurley, director of corporate relations of Commercial Shearing Inc., is named honorary consul representing Luxembourg in northern Ohio and Michigan.
1972: Ohio voters approve the retention of the state's income tax; locally, Youngstown voters approve a Mill Creek Park levy, and county voters defeat renewal of the TB tax.
President Nixon carries Ohio for the third time, easily defeating his Democratic challenger, George McGovern. Nixon carried the state against Hubert Humphrey in 1968 and against John F. Kennedy in 1960.
U.S. Rep. Charles J. Carney wins a second full term, defeating the Rev. Norman Parr two-to-one.
1947: United Airlines and Capital Airlines report carrying 25,148 passengers to and from the Youngstown Municipal Airport in the first ten months of the year, a record volume.
Nearly 1,000 people, including many wives and children, tour the Republic Rubber Division of the Lee Tire and Rubber Corp.
Accordion sale at the Strouss-Hirshberg music center with prices ranging from $50 for a reconditioned 12-bass to $795 for a 12-bass with 8 shifts.