21 WFMJ archives  / June 10, 1984 | Among the local delegates to Buckeye Boys State 40 years ago were, from left, front, Dan Klingler, Michael Varveris, John Morgan, James Easton,  and Robert Ensign;  back row, Charles Schenkel, 9th District Commander, American Legion; William Ulicny, Matt Planey, David Marino, David Kohut, Bryan Grischow, Arthur Smith, and William Amendol,  Mahoning County American Legion commander.

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1999: East Liverpool High School's Potter Fieldhouse was filled with grieving family and friends for the services of three recent graduates, Emily Bickerton, 17, Mathew Salsberry, and Daniel Aldrich, both 18, who died in a car crash while returning from a visit to Northern University in Ada, Ohio, where the three had enrolled.

A Detroit consulting firm released a report saying the General Motors plant in Lordstown is less productive than most North American car plants.

The Liberty Board of Education has withdrawn its proposal to move students to group bus stops and will continue door-to-door busing. 


1984: Kathryn Norman, 91, is in fair condition in South Side Hospital after being rescued from her Sciota Avenue home by a neighbor, Ray Pleger, and Boardman firefighters

Youngstown contractor Bernard J. "Pete"  Bucheit sends a telegram to Saudi Prince Mishall Bin Abdul Azziz offering to fly to Bahrain to negotiate the release of three Bucheit International employees who are being held in a contract dispute over the construction of a $26 million shopping mall.

The U.S. Supreme Court rejects the appeals of Cleveland mob boss James Licavoli, Anthony Liberatore, and John Calandra, who were convicted on racketeering charges in connection with the gangland killing of Danny Greene, who died in a car bombing in the parking lot of a Lyndhurst dentist.   


1974: Niles Mayor William A. Thorp names a 24-member committee to plan and direct the city's 1976 Bicentennial celebration. Chester Stout, director of the McKinley Memorial Library and Museum, will be the executive director.

The drive to eliminate $222,500 in debt held by Ursuline and Mooney high schools is exceeded by $500, says the drive director, William G. Lyden Jr.

Youngstown Mayor Jack C. Hunter proposes a $2.2 million borrowing program to finance various capital improvements, including $500,000 for the repair of the Lake Milton Dam. 


1949: A panel named by Youngstown Mayor Charles P. Henderson is credited with bringing both sides together to end the two-week strike by bus drivers. The resumption of bus service brings Christmas-like crowds of shoppers downtown.

Atty. David E. Jones, a prominent Youngstown civic leader, will head the 1949 Community Chest campaign.

State Auditor Joseph Ferguson says all Warren Board of Education members should resign. He made his statement after the board released a 2,200-word document defending itself against a state audit that included findings of recovery for $18,000 in shortages and illegal expenditures over a four-year period.