100 Years Ago (1918)

Henry Roose, a resident of Alliance for 45 years who served as street commissioner from 1892-93, died at his home in the 100 block of West Oxford Street. Born in Washington Township in 1837, he worked as a farmer before moving to Alliance in 1873 and engaging in coal mine operations until four years before his death. His last mining operation was known as the Ely mine on the Baugh farm.

Frank LeMoyne Mills, who had played with the Cleveland Naps (now the Cleveland Indians) during the 1914 season, was noted to be a Sebring resident who went 3-for-5 with a triple and two singles for a Youngstown team playing the Pittsburgh Nationals. A catcher, Mills made his debut with Cleveland on Sept. 22, 1914 and his last major league appearance was eight days later. During his time with Cleveland, he had eight at-bats with one hit for a .125 batting average. He was born in Knoxville, Ohio, in 1895 and died in Youngstown in 1983, according to Baseball Reference.

75 Years Ago (1943)

Sgt. Charles C. Loar Jr., a former resident of Alliance, wrote to family in Limaville to inform them that he had been injured while serving somehwre in the Southwest Pacific, taking shrapnel in the chest and leg.

50 Years Ago (1968)

Copeland Oaks welcomed its "first family" as Binkley and Nora Grove were chosen to be the honored initiators. Binkley Grove, who had been retired for 16 years, had spent 25 years as a salemsman for the Hoover Appliance Co. in North Canton.

Lynn King, a Problems of Democracy teacher and Student Day coordinator at Alliance High, was selected as the assistant principal at West Branch High School.

High winds passed through the Maximo area, accompanied by strong lightning. One bolt hit the house of Herman DelPuppo in the 13500 block of Esaton Street Northeast, striking the chimney and traveling through wiring.