21 WFMJ archives  / June 3, 1964Members of the Rayen School Class of 1914 attended the Alumni Association reunion 60 years ago in the school auditorium. Front row, from left, May Rose Wolf, Florence Bryce Cooksey, Eva Saylor Tatro, Alma Lattau Schafer, Laura Belle Parkin Hornberger, and Marian Wilcox; second row, Winifred Collins Hamilton, Blenda Benson Steele, Eleanor V. Liddle, Gertrude Francis Price, Rose Moore Carl, Helen Thompson Brenner, Mary Semple Anglemyer, Olive Roberts Best and Dorothy Heasley Warren;  third row, Lewis O. Klivans, Dr. Pat Kennedy, Albert Kay, Dr. Earl Zaus, William Siefert, John H. Samuels and Carl B. Jones.

June 2


1999: U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. announces that he has an agreement to bring two new private prisons to the area and expand the one in Youngstown if local communities are willing to offer sites.  


Roderick G.W. Chu, chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, spent the day at Youngstown State University meeting with students and faculty and doing research for his commencement address at YSU on June 19.


The 11th District Court of Appeals affirms the conviction and death sentence for Kenneth Biros of Brookfield, who is on death row for the Feb. 9, 1991, murder of Tami Engstrom.


1984: Youngstown's Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini loses his World Boxing Association Lightweight Championship title in Buffalo in a 14th-round TKO to Livingstone Bramble. 


Modern Window and Awning is acquiring the Steel City Milling Building on the East End from the W.B. Pollock Co. for an expansion that will add 100 jobs. 


An early morning fire at the main horse barn on the Greene County Fairgrounds in Xenia kills three dozen racehorses.


1974: Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty arrives in Youngstown for a four-day visit to the Mahoning and Shenango valleys. The 82-year-old former primate of Hungary was last in Youngstown in 1947 before spending eight years in prison and 15 years in asylum at the American legation in Budapest. 


Christina Marie Dell'Arco, 21, is the youngest person to graduate from the Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy. She entered the school in 1970 after completing her junior year at Boardman High School. 


1949: Six Alliance policemen are suspended for 30 days after conducting a liquor raid at the Moose Club while off-duty. They were charged with insubordination because police had been told to leave the club alone. Judge H.S. Wykoff threw out a charge of Sunday sales filed by the officers. 


The first pieces of steel for the new Spring Common Bridge, two 9-ton floor beams, go into place. They are the first of 22 girders that will be needed to span the Mahoning River. 


Youngstown's three large steel mills are operating normally, with most workers getting to their jobs despite a strike by drivers that has grounded all buses.