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Mahoning Dem chairman dismayed over GOP chair's mention of KKK
12:10, 10/1/16

The Republican chairman acknowledges making the statement, but says the newspaper shouldn’t have used it

Former YPD cop charged with neglecting sister’s care before she died
12:09, 10/1/16

Barbara F. Copeland is charged with neglecting her sister, who weighed 70 pounds at death. The coroner’s office ruled Field's death was cause by a stroke, with malnutrition, dehydration and mental illness as contributing factors.

Work on Wick Ave. starts Monday, disruptions expected near YSU
12:08, 10/1/16

The road will be under construction until Sept. 18, 2017

Faithful knitters make prayer shawls for veterans
12:07, 10/1/16

The knitting group is at St. James Episcopal Church in Boardman.

Police say dad beat son, fired shot after toddler wet bed
12:06, 10/1/16

Also hit mother of the child and threatened to kill the child and his mother

Multiple clown sightings reported in Canfield
12:05, 10/1/16

Canfield police report issues with clowns disrupting traffic

Boardman Yes Fest teaches more than just saying “no”
12:04, 10/1/16

Paige Dill, a junior at Boardman High School, said Friday’s fourth annual Yes Fest really hit home for her.

Substitute teacher scheduled for Austintown court appearance Monday
12:03, 10/1/16

A police report about an incident involving a substitute teacher at Fitch High School earlier this week offers further details about the events leading to his arrest.

Valley fire crews have foam, but also rely on help
12:02, 10/1/16

Fire departments that have major roads and freeways traveling through their coverage areas say although they keep small amounts of foam to handle gasoline fires, they often rely on HAZMAT teams and crews from the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna to help fight major gasoline fires.

Fall foliage slow to show this year
12:01, 10/1/16

Carol Vigorito, recreation and education director for Mill Creek MetroParks, shows a dogwood tree leaf and a maple leaf in different stages in Mill Creek. The leaves are expected to hit their peak during the second week of October.

Four speakers set for NAACP banquet
12:00, 10/1/16

One of the Mahoning Valley’s oldest civil-rights organizations is celebrating its 98th annual major

Vacancy on board
12:00, 10/1/16

Vacancy on board AUSTINTOWN There is a vacancy on the Austintown school board due to the

12:00, 10/1/16

Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Nathan and Stacey Conley, East Liverpool, girl, Sept.

Suspect accused of using a BB gun in an attempted robbery
12:00, 10/1/16

Suspect accused of using a BB gun in an attempted robbery

YPD call takers to get training for new good samaritan law
12:00, 10/1/16

Training should be finished by end of October

Township officials herald reopening of Liberty Metroplex
12:00, 10/1/16

Belmont Avenue building will combine convention center and storage facility,

Spirit sees no impact on Akron service with Allegiant gone
12:00, 10/1/16

Spirit will launch service Nov. 10 from Akron-Canton.

Longtime Poland schools treasurer retires
12:00, 10/1/16

Poland schools treasurer retires after 22 years on the job

Attorney: Student didn’t intimidate BLM activists
12:00, 10/1/16

Associated Press JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. An East Tennessee State University student who disrupted

PRESIDENTIAL ROUNDUP Upcoming appearances
12:00, 10/1/16

There are no local appearances by the presidential candidates or their surrogates scheduled for this