Vindicator File Photo/April 29, 1984 | Phi Kappa Tau took first place among Youngstown State University Greek Sing fraternities 38 years ago. Front, left to right, Nick Maiorana, Scott Carney, Roman Gerak, Michael Carlozzi, Terry Ryan, Rod Laird, accompanist Crystal Bunnell and director Benny Melnykovich; in the middle, Robert Chiclowe, Bryan Scudier, Dean Talaganis, Terry DelGarbino, Tim Ladner, Larry Pilson, Joe Vingle, Sebastian Rucci; top row, David Westover, Louis Fetch, Frank Bertuzzi, Russell Brodnan, Kevin Brauer, Scott Pierce, Victor Maras, Gregory Maras and Larry Fitzsimmons.

1997: Mayor Patrick Ungaro pledges $1 million from Federal Community Development Block Grants or other federal funds to demolish abandoned homes and cut overgrown grass.

Dr. Robert Aebersold, president of Slippery Rock University, is retiring after 30 years at the university, including 13 as president. He oversaw the development of one of the best environmental science programs in the country.

Dr. Earnest Perry, a well-known local doctor and surgeon who has donated every Friday night during the football season for the past 32 years as a team doctor at local games, is the first recipient of the “Friend of the University” award from Youngstown State University. .”

1982: The Mahoning Valley Health District requests a 4.85% increase in the wholesale rate it charges for water to its two member cities, Youngstown and Niles.

Three men accost Girard’s retired furniture dealer Philip Wagman in the garage of his Mansell Drive home, threaten to shoot him before robbing him of $200, sterling money, household items and his car .

Three area residents received the 1982 Silver Beaver Awards from the Western Reserve Scout Council: Kenneth Clifton of Liberty, Charlene Swartz of Warren and Charles Crouse of Howland.

1972: Lawyer. James W. Mumaw is appointed to the Youngstown School Board to fill the seat vacated by Chester McPhee, who resigned in protest at the board’s adoption of a disciplinary policy demanded by a group of North Side citizens.

The Mahoning County grand jury recommends the closure of a halfway house for drug addicts at 204 Broadway because the program “isn’t worth its salt”.

John H. Jarmolik, 37, is shot dead in a robbery while fixing a sink in a building he owned at 198 Willis Ave. A man from Willis Avenue is in custody.

1947: McKay Machine Co. plans a $1 million expansion of its West Federal Street factory, which it acquired during the war.

Heavy rain forces the postponement of the Penn-Ohio Amateur Golf League opener at New Castle Field Club.

Richard N. Graham, president of the Youngstown Municipal Railway Co., addresses the Citizens Planning Conference in Milwaukee and says a nationwide ban on downtown parking is the only solution to the growing congestion problem traffic in US metropolitan areas.