21 WFMJ archives / May 26, 1984 | William Kucynski, commander of Girard VFW Post 419, placed some of the 646 flags that were on graves in Girard Cemetery in advance of Memorial Day 40 years ago.

May 26 

1999: The long-time owners of Crown Ford in Warren have purchased Pace Lincoln Mercury, creating Crown Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury, which will operate on Youngstown Road S.E. under the Klaben family. 

A group of about 20 Youngstown State University employees meet with members of the presidential search committee to give their opinion on what qualities the next president of the university should have. President Leslie Cochran is retiring in June 2000.

Struthers Municipal Judge James Lanzo says he finds the city's parental responsibility law is constitutional and finds a 39-year-old Morrison Street man guilty of not seeing to it that his son was in school. He was fined $20. 

1984: Youngstown firefighters manage to save Zionhill Baptist Church on Jefferson Street after arsonists touched off a roaring fire in the vacant house next door. 

Youngstown State University trustees say Dr. Neil Humphrey will assume the presidency on June 1, a month earlier than planned, after President John C. Coffelt is granted disability retirement on that date. 

Forty graduates of the Trumbull Memorial Hospital School of Nursing are given their caps during ceremonies at Champion High School. 

1974: Mayor Jack C. Hunter says he will take a full 10 days to decide whether to sign a bill passed by Youngstown City Council that requires service stations to post prices in numerals that can be seen from the street. 

Atty. Myron E. Ullman Sr., one of the city's leading lawyers and a member of one of Youngstown's most prominent families, dies in South Side Hospital at 84.

Coming to Kenley Players in Warren, "No, No, Nanette," starring Gale Gordon, Virginia Mayo, and Vicki Lawrence. 

1949: The construction of two six-floor wings at the South Unit of the Youngstown Hospital Association is assured as the drive to raise $1.5 million exceeds $15,000.

Hazardous weather east of Youngstown forces 55 light planes on a goodwill flight from Portland, Ore., to Portland, Maine, to land at Youngstown Municipal Airport to await an all-clear.