21 WFMJ archives / April 12, 1980 |The Youngstown Young Adult Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Club presented awards 44 years ago at Sandalini's. Mildred Perry, president, left, awarded plaques to, from left, the Rev. Gena Thornton, Sojourner Truth Award; Onie Bussey, scholarship; Pearlene Bennett, professional; Carol Rodriguez, scholarship; and Billie Black, business.
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1999: A Vindicator review of 2,000 calls made from the car and cell phones of Youngstown's water commissioner shows that 30 percent do not appear to be related to city business. It took the city two weeks to respond to a Vindicator request for which city employees had 24-hour use of city cars and cell phones.
Fowler Township in Trumbull County is organizing its bicentennial celebration, which will include the restoration of the one-room township hall that was built in 1850.
A workshop is presented at the Beeghly College of Education at Youngstown State University to help guidance counselors, principals, superintendents, teachers, and others make their schools safe for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender high school students.
1984: Standing outside the closed Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp.'s  Campbell Works, Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart tells unemployed steel workers that his administration would pursue a plant modernization plan. 
Rand Historic Associates, a partnership, is seeking a federal loan to convert the former Erie Terminal on Commerce Street downtown into commercial space and apartments.
In the biggest move by a Japanese company into the U.S. market so far, Nippon Kokan has agreed to pay $292 million for a 50 percent share of National Steel Corp., the seventh-ranked U.S. steel maker. 
1974:  Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. sales are up in the first quarter of 1974, but profitability is restricted by the continuation of government price controls.
Eleven downtown merchants distribute 224 tokens for free bus rides in the third week of the Youngstown Board of Trade's program to encourage shoppers to come downtown on Saturdays.
The People's Bank begins a major expansion of its offices in the Stambaugh Building, taking over the former offices of Butcher and Singer Investments and  Household Finance. 
1949: St. Demetrios Hellenic Orthodox Church on High Street in Warren nears completion. The church, which will feature Byzantine architecture in stone and orange tile, will cost $250,000.
Youngstown Police Chief Edward Allen says a Mahoning County sheriff's cruiser, driven by a deputy, was used to chauffeur two Youngstown labor leaders and two prostitutes around town.