WFMJ archives / February 27, 1976 | Boardman High School Art Club members created sild-screened, weatherproof Bicentennial logos 47 years ago for sale to the community. From left, Mary Ellen Farabaugh, Perry Williams, Angelo Cacivilano, Jim Hovey, Richard Davis, Lynne Coleman, and Lisa Galik.
February 28
1998: Howland Township trustees join Trumbull County commissioners in saying they won't make a financial commitment toward building a stadium at the Eastwood Mall for a minor league baseball team. 
The Youngstown Board of Control approves an agreement with USX Corp. of Pittsburgh to take possession of the former site of the Ohio Works of U.S. Steel for $1. The city faces clean-up costs of $1 million. 
The Youngstown Park and Recreation Commission approves a $9,200 contract with Olsavsky-Jaminet Architects for plans for repairs, including the roof, at the former South High Fieldhouse. 
1983: More than 50 firemen from several communities fight a fire that destroyed two barns at the Everett Boak farm in Slippery Rock Township. All the cattle escaped.
A fire in the paint department of the General Motors Lordstown plant causes an undetermined amount of damage and shuts down all production for the day.  
Superintendents of Ohio's developmental centers for the mentally retarded are refusing to submit resignations sought by the Celeste administration, saying the requests are politically motivated. 
1973: Youngstown Bishop James W. Malone reminds the Youngstown Diocesan Board of Education that poor parishes are the responsibility of the church, encouraging the board to keep St. Patrick School in Youngstown and St. Benedict School in Canton open. 
Wary shopkeepers in Warren and Youngstown are putting up signs limiting to two the number of students allowed in their stores at one time.
Salvatore Traficant is named principal of Volney Rogers Junior High School after serving as principal of Science Hill Junior High. 
1948: Some 300 electric passenger train fans fill the last car and four additional sections on the final run of the Youngstown & Southern Railway Co. to Columbiana and back. 
U. S. Sen. Robert Taft, Ohio Republican, said the withholding of American military aid from China is largely responsible for recent victories by Communist troops in that nation. He favors more military aid, but not American troops, for China. 
A spectacular three-alarm fire, fed by dry timber and strong winds, swept through three buildings of the U.S. Furnace Co. factory and foundry at Andrews Avenue and Sycamore Street. The loss is estimated at $75,000.