Victim identified

Victim identified
YOUNGSTOWN -- A shooting victim who collapsed and died in a Rosedale Avenue driveway early Thursday has been identified as Michael J. Green. 52, of Mistletoe Avenue.
Green's driver's license was found earlier by police in the driveway of 466 Cohasset Drive, just around the corner from the Rosedale address on the South Side.
Willie Weatherly, 48, who lives at the Cohasset home, was shot about 4 a.m. Thursday and was in critical condition today at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Weatherly told police that two men shot him.
Money bags stolen
YOUNGSTOWN -- Two money bags were taken from a desk at A-Plus Bowling on Mahoning Avenue about 4 p.m. Thursday, the owner told police.
A woman who inquired about an application for employment is suspected of circling back to the office and taking the bags, reports show.
IRS meetings
CLEVELAND -- The IRS office in Cleveland will have a problem-solving day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to assist in resolving federal tax issues for taxpayers who cannot visit their local offices on weekdays.
Taxpayers or their representatives will be able to meet individually with IRS officials. Appointments may be scheduled by calling the IRS at (800) 829-1040, but an appointment is not required.
The office is at 1240 E. Ninth St.
Dog club open house
NORTH JACKSON -- Youngstown All-Breed Training Club will be host for an open house on dog agility from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at its indoor training facility, 11801 Mahoning Ave.
Dogs and their owners are invited to try the equipment under the supervision of club members. Cost is $10.
Youngstown All-Breed Training Club offers agility classes once a week for eight weeks. Call the club at (330) 538-2907.
Fairgrounds top cop
CANFIELD -- Billy L. Arnaut was recently appointed chief of police for the Canfield Fairgrounds.
Arnaut retired from the Youngstown Police Department in 1999 after more than 30 years of experience. Most recently, he worked as an investigator with the Mahoning County coroner's office. His appointment to chief of police for the fairgrounds became effective in mid-September.
Workshop canceled
BOARDMAN -- A workshop on water, scheduled for Saturday in the township park, has been canceled.
Park officials said the event was canceled because only one person signed up. Officials are not sure whether another workshop will be scheduled.
Water use probed
POLAND -- Township police are investigating a possible theft of water from a fire hydrant in the 3000 block of Tuscany Creek earlier this week.
According to police reports, an employee for a contractor working on a job site without water was seen pumping water from the hydrant into a 55-gallon drum and various smaller buckets.
The man told officers he did not have permission from Consumers Ohio Water Co. but has used water from other hydrants in the past. A representative from the water company said the company would consider pressing charges.
Tech literacy grants
COLUMBUS -- Four area high schools are among 68 in Ohio to receive grants ranging from $200,000 to $300,000 each from the Ohio SchoolNet Commission in its fifth and final round of distribution from the Technology Literacy Challenge Fund for computer technology improvements.
The recipients are East Palestine, South Range, Southern and Warren G. Harding high schools. The program is part of the state's Raising the Bar technology initiative and seeks to ensure that all students are technologically literate as they enter the work force.
Bulb-planting project
YOUNGSTOWN -- Volunteers will gather at 8 a.m. Saturday in front of BW-3 restaurant downtown for a tulip and daffodil bulb-planting project.
The Streetscape group rescheduled the project from last weekend because of cold weather and snow. The bulbs will be planted now so they will bloom in spring.
Library alters hours
HUBBARD -- The public library will have adjusted hours Tuesday to accommodate construction.
Hours that day will be from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m. The library will return to its regular 9:30 a.m. opening time Wednesday.

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