21 WFMJ archives / May 13, 1980 | The Youngstown Corps of the Salvation Army observed the 100th anniversary of the Salvation Army in the United States and the 92nd local anniversary with a dinner 44 years ago at the Georgetown. From left, SA Gen. Clarence D. Wiseman, international Corps leader; Wayne H. Barrett, Youngstown auto dealer who received the Others Award; Willie Brandon, recipient of the Youth Service Award, and Capt. Robert Lugiano, director of the Youngstown Corps. 

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1999: A school bus en route to Baker Elementary School in Vienna, Trumbull County, collides with a car at Ridge and Cadwallder-Sonk roads. The 65-year-old driver of the Chevrolet Baretta was killed, but the bus driver and 23 students aboard escaped serious injury. 

Girard Mayor Vincent Schuyler suspends Police Chief Anthony Ross for three days without pay for attending to presonal business in Cleveland on a day he was on the clock. 

"Another World" actor Joe Barbara proposes on air to "WFMJ Today" co-host Nicole Perry on her last day at WFMJ-TV. She is leaving the station to move to New York to be closer to Barbara, whom she met while he was making a guest appearance at the Canfield Fair.  

1984: Five New Castle men escaped from the Lawrence County Jail shortly before 10 p.m. on a Sunday and remain at large. 

Fifteen of 19  teachers in the Warren City School District who were eligible for an early retirement bonus took the deal. 

Playing at Frank Kenley's Theater of the Stars at the Packard Music Hall in Warren, Robert Goulet and Rosemary Clooney. 

1974: Walter Hall, 30, who was recently arrested for passing counterfeit $20 bills, is shot to death and his body dumped from a car at Rosser Avenue near Jacobs Road in Hubbard Township.

General Motors is increasing the price of its 1974 models by an average of $105 per car and says there will be a substantial increase in the price of all 1975 models.  The Lordstown-built Chevrolet Vega will jump to $2,505.

Joe Kirk and Deanna Selders have the title roles in South Range High's production of Rogers and Hammerstein's "The King and I."

1949: Idora Park opens with new Midway attractions, including a motorboat Lagoon, a new Auto Scooter building, and cars. 

Radio stations WFMJ and WKBN will both broadcast Cleveland Indians games after Baseball Commissioner A.B. Chandler ends WKBN's broadcast monopoly. 

For the first time in more than 10 years, Lake Cohasset, the oldest of Mill Creek's lakes, is drained. This leaves a muddy bottom that will be shoveled out in the summer. Park Superintendent Al Davies says bids will be taken to remove 50,000 cubic yards of silt.