Years Ago | November 9th
21 WFMJ archives / November 10, 1983 | The Salvation Army began ringing bells in its campaign 40 years ago to raise $135,000 to assist the needy during the Christmas season. From left, Corps Sgt. Maj. Roe Ella McEaneny, Capt. Jay Goforth, commander of the Youngstown citadel, and Brigadier Violet Campbell. About 100 volunteers were expected to ring the bells until Christmas Eve.
1998: Lashawanda Aziz, 21, and her son, DeShun Moreland, 4, are found shot to death in their Lansdowne Blvd. home. A daughter, Breana Aziz, 3, is in serious condition at Akron Children's Hospital.
After returning to Earth on the space shuttle Discovery, U.S. Sen. John Glenn will spend the next three weeks undergoing medical tests in Houston as the oldest person to go into space.
As farmland dwindles and Old Order Amish in Pennsylvania turn to manufacturing, they want their children to be able to work in factories. Children under 16 are not allowed to operate machinery, and children under 14 are not allowed to work in factories at all.
1983: Democrat John P. Shaffer easily defeats Republican Thomas Waddell and two independent candidates in the race for mayor of Niles. Democrat James Misocky defeated incumbent law director Douglas Neuman, a Republican, who four years early had upset incumbent Mitchell F. Shaker, a Democratic power broker for two decades.
Patrick Ungaro, Democratic president of Youngstown City Council, defeats Thomas G. D'Amico, 15,487 to 12,839, in the mayoral race.
Three of the four members of the Mahoning County Board of Elections -- William Binning, Don Hanni Jr., and Ruth Lindesmith -- give a failing grade to electronic vote scanners that were given a trial run in the general election.
1973: Gov. John J. Gilligan orders that all state vehicles travel at 60 mph or less and for thermostats in state buildings to be set at 68 degrees to conserve energy.
The AFL-CIO is asking its 13.5 million members to press Congress for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon.
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1948: Youngstown's income tax collection for July, August, and September amounted to $240,558, considerably more than city officials had anticipated.
Noting the recent tragedy in Donora, Pa., Youngstown's 5th Ward Councilman Harry H. Jacobs stresses the need for action on a proposed smoke ordinance.
More than 9,500 ballots out of 109,470 cast for president in Mahoning County are disqualified because confused voters mistakenly marked their ballots for Truman or Dewey and for the independent candidates listed on the ballot.