21 WFMJ archives / January 28, 1958, | Junior Achievement opened its 4th annual trade fair in McKelvey’s Hall of Music in the downtown Youngstown store 66 years ago.  The week-long fair was held to give other young people and the public an insight into how Junior Achievement teaches business principles to its participants.

January 28

1999: Youngstown State University sponsors a seminar to help government and businesses prepare for "Y2K: The year 2000 and Computers in Your Life."

U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant has not abandoned his proposed development authority involving Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties and meets with all nine commissioners from the counties, including those who have already said they don't support pledging local tax money to the effort. 

Tire Centers Inc., the country's largest independent tire dealer, has bought Meander Tire Co. and will invest $3 million in Meander's store and retread facility on N. Meridian Road.

1984: Blue Cross of Eastern Ohio seeks a 26 percent rate increase that would bring the monthly cost of the supplemental plan to Medicare from $14.28 to $18.11.

Nick Julian, 52, returns to his Youngstown home only 27 days after receiving a heart transplant at Presbyterian University Hospital in Pittsburgh. 

The Neshannock Township Board of Supervisors votes to discontinue the New Castle Transit Authority bus service to the township.

1974: The Veterans Administration will provide a grave marker for Nicholas Clemmons in Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown, recognizing Clemmons' work as a cook for Gen. George Washington during the Revolutionary War. 

In a new chapter of ecumenicism in Youngstown, Catholic Bishop James Malone exchanges pulpits with Cleveland Episcopal Bishop James Burt, with Burt preaching at St. Columba Cathedral and Malone taking the pulpit at St. John Episcopal Church. 

An impeachment action against President Nixon, especially a bitter partisan one, would tear the nation apart, says  Atty. Gen.  William Saxbe. "The nature of the evil deeds that are alleged to the president are not of an impeachable nature," he says. 

1949: Bill Veeck, president of the World Champion Cleveland Indians, says he erred when allotting World Series tickets, and Ashtabula ended up getting access to more seats than Youngstown.  He promises to do better by Youngstown fans next time. 

More than 300,000 auto and electrical workers of General Motors Corp. will take pay cuts of two to three cents an hour based on the government's declining cost of living index.

Michael and Josephine Rembowski of 795  E. Lucius Ave. and their 17-year-old son John are killed instantly when their car is struck by a truck at routes 18 and 534 near Lake Milton.