21 WFMJ archives  / July 7, 1999 | People came to Warren from all over, and they came in style 25 years ago for the 100th anniversary of the Packard Motor Car Co.  These car owners were, from left, Pat Reeve of Atlanta, Ga.; Candy Musolf of Seattle, Wa., and Lara Nichols of Columbia, S.C.

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1999: Salem Law Director Robert Guehl says all new legislation and all pending legislation will be posted on the city’s Web site. There have been 31 reports of counterfeit money, ranging from $20 to $100 bills, in the Youngstown area so far this year, says David Lee, an agent with the Secret Service in Akron. A crew from the History Channel is in Warren documenting events around the 100th anniversary of the Packard Motor Co. 


1984: Pittsburgh and Cleveland have been added to singer Michael Jackson's "Victory Tour."

Three men are bound over to the Mahoning County grand jury on charges of aggravated murder and aggravated arson in connection with a fire that killed Conception Carabello at her Ayers Street home. Civilian unemployment falls to 7.1 percent, the lowest in four years. 


1974: The Rev. Lonnie Simon, pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church, and Willie Oliver, chairman of the Model Cities South Side Planning Council, are acquitted by Municipal Judge Lloyd Haines on charges of disturbance and abusing an officer during an incident at South High Stadium in 1972.

Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co., the nation's second-largest steel pipe maker, is modernizing its electric tube mill at Struthers and considering modernizing its long-idle Brier Hill tube mill. 


1949: Youngstown Police Chief Edward Allen says the Young Progressives Association, which has injected itself into the controversy over Negroes swimming in predominantly white swimming pools, is engaged in "a Communist trick to capitalize on the trials and tribulations of others."

Sixth Ward Councilman George L. Stowe is seeking legislation to make it a misdemeanor to leave ignition keys in an unattended car.