21 WFMJ archives / November 11, 1983 | Scout troops, veteran groups, and these hardy members of the Chaney High School Marching Bank braved cold temperatures and snow flurries to honor veterans at the downtown Youngstown Veterans Day Parade 40 years ago.

November 13
1998: Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery files an 18-page motion in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court arguing for dismissal of a suit filed by the Youngstown Board of Education seeking to abolish the state commission overseeing city schools. 
Mahoning County commissioners allocate $200,000 to pay part of the local share of a federal grant for the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Trumbull County Commissioner Michael O'Brien says his county will allocate $1.5 million toward the local share of the $15 million grant. 
Two campaigns are evolving with different philosophies, but one goal is the retention of an automotive product at the Lordstown General Motors plant. The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber is spearheading one effort; U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr., the other. 
1983: The General Motors Fisher Body plant in Lordstown is saving several million dollars a year through a just-in-time inventory system, says plant manager Frank Koately.
Youngstown's Mayor-elect Patrick Ungaro, an assistant principal at South High School, says economic development will be his first priority.
On a cold and snowy day, a crowd of barely 2,400  sees the Youngstown State University Penguins lose their sixth game of the season against only four wins. The 19-7 loss to Murray State assures the third of nine losing seasons for coach Bill Narduzzi. 
1973: Warren City Council approves legislation prohibiting any future interments in Oaklawn Mausoleum, which has fallen victim to heavy vandalism in recent years. 
Dennis Watkins, a graduate of Austintown Fitch High, Youngstown State University, and Case Western Reserve University Law School, is accepted into the practice of law and joins the Trumbull County Prosecutor's Office.
Spurred by concern over the energy crisis, Congress authorized the construction of a pipeline across Alaska by a vote of 361 to 14.
1948: Double funeral services will be held for John Jacob Miller, 59, who died of a heart attack, and his son, John Leroy Miller, pharmacist's mate, first class, who was killed in the invasion of Normandy and whose body is being returned to Youngstown. 
The Upper Ohio Valley Association, which has opposed a Lake Erie to Ohio River canal for years, has assembled 20 witnesses to testify before the Army Corps of Engineers in Pittsburgh.
William M. McLain, Trumbull County prosecuting attorney, appoints David M. Griffith and Joseph T. Molitoris as his chief assistants.