21 WFMJ archives / April 30, 1982 | Alpha Omicron Pi was the sorority winner at Youngstown State University’s Greek Sing 42 years ago with a rendition of “You and Me Against the World.”  Front, from left, Steve Pridon, accompanist; Karla Snyder, Karen Snyder, Paula Blum, Elaine Getsey and Mark Izzo, director. Second row, Cyndi Konicki, Kathy Wise, Sue Mershimer, and Kim Stanyard; third row, Chris Gibson, Annette Ciavarella, and Mimi Bienko.   

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1999: Atty. Jack V. Campbell is free on bond awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to two racketeering charges connected to a $4,000 bribe paid to former Mahoning County Prosecutor James Philomena and $1,500 paid to an assistant prosecutor.

Sophomore Jeff Ryan and senior Jeff Zwick lead their squads with heavy aerial attacks in YSU’s annual Red-White game, with Ryan leading the White squad to a 28-21 come-from-behind victory. 

Boardman High School orchestras continue their nine-year dominance, winning the Grand Sweepstakes Championship in Toronto, Canada. 

1984: Winds gusting to 50 mph swept through the Mahoning Valley, downing trees, power lines, and the wall of a building under construction on Belmont Avenue.

A $1.18 million marina expansion at Mosquito State Park will begin soon, with completion expected for the 1985 boating season. 

Union Savings & Trust Co. of Warren merges with Bank One of Eastern Ohio. 

1974: Teachers in the Farmington Local School District end a two-day strike, accepting a $ 250-a-year increase, bringing the starting salary for a teacher to $6,400.

A 17-year-old Cohasset Drive youth is fatally wounded as he sits at a kitchen table watching a friend load a 22-caliber pistol in a house at 20 w. Marion Ave. 

1949: As a memorial to Eldridge Ayer Burbank, who died in San Francisco, the Butler Art Institute holds a special exhibit of his portraits of American Indians. The Butler owns 114 oils and 127 chalk drawings by Burbank. 

The future of Northeastern Ohio, one of the richest industrial areas in the nation, may depend on the Ohio General Assembly's decision to pass legislation to grant eminent domain rights to the proposed route of the Lake Erie to Ohio River conveyor belt.