Years Ago | September 11th
1998: Two Mahoning County men, Bill Paterson, 25, and Joseph Albanese, 24, are jailed in Mexico after making a wrong turn during a Texas hunting trip that resulted in them crossing into Mexico with two shotguns and a rifle in their van.
The amount of outside grants from government agencies and private foundations has grown from $499,000 in 1989 to $3 million in 1998.
John Benninger, 90, returns to Rayen School to pose with the 64-foot-long mural he painted at the school from 1956 through 1958.
1983: Niles Law Director Douglas Neuman says he will seek an injunction prohibiting the Niles News Store from selling "obscene material."
Old Homes Days celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Ashtabula County village of Andover.
The Youngstown State University Penguins lost a tough opening game to the defending NCAA 1-AA national champions, Eastern Kentucky, 28-23 before 13,349 fans at Stambaugh Stadium.
1973: Scholastic Magazine honors Salem High School's art department with a certificate for excellence in creative art displayed at the National High School Art Exhibition in New York City.
"I don't predict the weather; I only observe it," explains Edwin Copeland of Millport, one of 25 people honored nationwide for their diligence in recording daily temperatures and rainfall.
A 13-year-old South Side youth is identified as an accomplice in the fatal shooting and robbery of Pharmacist Alfred Kurtzweig at Lester's drug store downtown.
1948: The Mahoning County Republican executive committee named Mrs. Herbert Enyeart to the Mahoning County Board of Elections.
Youngstown will get a third-standard radio broadcasting station. The Mahoning Valley Broadcasting Corp. will broadcast at 1240 kilocycles with 250 watts of power.