Vindicator file photo / January 21, 1987 | Anti-abortion protesters picketed through the day and into the night outside the Mahoning Women’s Center on Market Street in Youngstown  36 years ago to mark the anniversary of the  Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling.
 
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1998: Columbiana County commissioners put potential litigants on notice: they are tired of frivolous lawsuits and will countersue for attorney fees and other expenses where warranted.
 
Trumbull County commissioners give their support to a proposed employee buyout of Brainard Rivet in Girard. 
 
Howland police and school officials are attempting to determine who left a decapitated deer carcass at the north entrance to the high school with a note attached that referred to seven teachers by last names or nicknames. 
 
1983: U.S. Rep. Lyle Williams, R-Lordstown, supported President Ronald Reagan's legislative agenda 48 percent of the time. Only 11 other Republicans supported Reagan less than that. 
 
More than 300 people gather at Rodef Shalom Temple to honor Abe Harshman for service to Zionism during the 24th annual Kfar Silver scholarship program. 
 
Thomas White, president of Jamison Memorial Hospital in New Castle, says the hospital will have to become more aggressive to combat competition from private hospitals that are not governed by Health Systems Agency regulations.  
 
1973: The Youngstown Chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Singing in America marks its 25th anniversary with a banquet at Fonderlac Country Club. 
 
Boardman Fire Chief Donald Cover is enthusiastic about the department's new 450-horsepower, turbine-powered fire truck, the first of its kind in the country. Pumper No. 201 cost $52,000.
 
1948: Thirty-two mothers, their 32 babies, and 14 other patients are evacuated from a wing of Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren to escape a fire that caused $30,000 in damage. 
 
Campbell Police Chief John Oshelski dies of a sudden heart attack while searching a prisoner’s car for number slips. 
 
Martha Miller, a war widow, rescues her three young children from a fire at 3825 McGuffey Road that was started by one of the children playing with matches. Mother and children are now homeless.