Trademark tapping at the fairgrounds
Trademark tappingat the fairgrounds
CANFIELD -- Nearly 2,000 phony sunglasses -- worth $150 each had they been genuine Oakleys -- were confiscated Saturday by the Mahoning County Sheriff's Department from vendors' booths at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Deputies arrested a woman from Michigan, a man from Tennessee, a teen-age girl from Kentucky and a woman from Missouri. They face charges of trademark counterfeiting.
Cause of deathto be determined
NORTH JACKSON -- An autopsy was to be performed today to determine the cause of death of 72-year-old John K. Kesic of Hubbard, who died Saturday evening when his car landed in a creek. Kesic's car, traveling eastbound on Interstate 76 between Bailey Road and state Route 45, went off the road around 7:30 p.m., struck a tree, then a fence and continued until it overturned down the embankment to the creek, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. He may have had a heart attack, the patrol said.
Paraders neededfor Campbell jubilee
CAMPBELL -- Organizers of the Campbell Cityfest Diamond Jubilee Parade, which kicks off at 1 p.m. July 7 at city hall, are looking for people or groups to march. After lining up at 10:30 a.m., the parade will proceed to 12th Street, Park Drive, Neoka Drive, Edwards Lane and into Roosevelt Park. For more information, call (330) 743-5096.
Car accident kills89-year-old man
NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- An 89-year-old Shenango Township man died after a car crash on East Washington Street. William Karki of Alborn Avenue was pronounced dead at Jameson Hospital at 12:21 p.m. Sunday, police said. He was a passenger in a car driven by Rudolph J. Marrone, 83, of Savannah Road, Shenango Township, Lawrence County. Police did not say whether Marrone was injured in the accident. Police said Marrone turned into the path of a southbound car on East Washington Street. The other driver, David Roudabush, 38, of East Washington Street, New Castle, and his two passengers, Kathy Roudabush, 48, and Sarah Roudabush, 13, were treated at St. Francis Hospital.
Ambulance companyto donate workers
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- After money problems forced the American Red Cross to discontinue 67 years of daily first-aid service at Presque Isle last month, an ambulance company has agreed to donate workers to keep the station running this summer. Erie-based EmergyCare Inc. has agreed to station a medical technician at the first-aid station at Beach 7 during weekdays, and the Red Cross will continue weekend and holiday hours, said John Fuhrmann, head of the local Red Cross. The Red Cross has operated a first-aid station at Presque Isle between Memorial Day and Labor Day since 1934. The station shares space with the park lifeguard headquarters and is always staffed with at least one dispatcher.
Mosquito sprayingscheduled in Niles
NILES -- Spraying for mosquito control is scheduled after 6 p.m. Tuesday. If it rains Tuesday, the spraying will be moved to Wednesday. People with respiratory problems should stay inside with windows closed. Food shouldn't be prepared or left outside during the spraying period, and pets should be brought indoors.
Breaking and enteringat occupied home
SHARON, Pa. -- Police said someone broke into a home in the 100 block of South Oakland Avenue around 4 a.m. today while the residents of the house were sleeping. A window in the attached garage was the entry point, police said. A purse and a wallet were stolen.
Police probe store theft
GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the theft of $500 from the Chicago Cutlery Store at the Prime Outlets in Springfield Township. Police said the theft occurred around 3 p.m. June 19, but state police didn't explain why they delayed releasing information on the theft.