21 WFMJ archives / May 9, 1984 | YSU students and faculty received awards 40 years ago at the 25th annual Youngstown State University Honors Convocation. Among them were the students who received the YSU Pin for academic achievement and leadership. From left, Carol A. Bak of Boardman, Patricia A. Sorenson, and Elaine M. Shurilla, both of Poland. Not pictured, Clara J. O’Brien of West Middlesex.

May 9

1999: The Voland quadruplets, sons and daughters of Karen and Steve Voland of New Castle, are finally all home 15 weeks after being born at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

Since April 30, a uniformed police officer has been patrolling the halls of Boardman Center Middle School following a spate of threats of bombs and violence in the wake of the Columbine High shootings. 

Women veterans in Trumbull County, including members of American Legion Post 540, are raising money for a marker in Memorial Park in downtown Warren honoring female veterans. 

1984: Mahoning County Sheriff James A. Traficant Jr. won the Democratic primary election in the 17th congressional district by a landslide and will challenge incumbent Republican Lyle Williams in November.  

Edward P. Nemeth wins the Democratic primary for Mahoning County sheriff and will face businessman Henry Hassay in November. 

Colorado Sen Gary Hart defeats Walter Mondale and The Rev. Jesse Jackson in the Democratic presidential primary in the Mahoning Valley and in Ohio. 

1974: The Youngstown Branch of the NAACP is raising funds for its court battle to desegregate Youngstown public schools, and 300 letters have already been delivered. 

Carl N. Lupi, 33, takes the oath of office as Trumbull County treasurer after being chosen by the Trumbull County Democratic Central Committee to serve until the November election and to be the party's candidate. Treasurer Harold "Doc" Williams died two weeks ago. 

Dr. William H. Bunn Jr., chief of the division of medicine for the Youngstown Hospital Association, is named president-elect of the Ohio Chapter of the American Heart Association. 

1949: Four-year-old Barbara Jenkins of Warren dashes away from her family as they are walking to church and is struck and killed by an Erie train at the Burton Street crossing.

Major League Baseball Commissioner A.B. Chandler lifts the suspension of Giants manager Leo Durocher and orders the owners of all major league ballparks to do a better job of controlling rowdyism among fans.