Couple is arrested
YOUNGSTOWN -- A North Maryland Avenue couple are accused of beating their oldest daughter's ex-boyfriend with a baseball bat, police reports say. Kevin Hilbert, 45, and Judith Hilbert, 44, were arrested shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday. They are scheduled to appear in Youngstown Municipal Court on assault charges Monday. Police reports say an officer driving down Mahoning Avenue was flagged down Saturday morning by Joseph Beveridge, 21, of Forest Hill Avenue. Beveridge was bleeding from his forehead and had a red mark on the left side of his head, reports say. He told the officer that he was attacked by the Hilberts after the couple approached him on the street. Police recovered a baseball bat stained with what appeared to be blood in a nearby cemetery.
WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- The Hubbard Wingsnappers, a radio-controlled flying club, will have its annual summer fly-in Aug. 22 on Burrows Road here, just over the Ohio line. Pilots will meet at 8:30 a.m. and flying will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Directional signs will be posted in the vicinity of Oak Tree Country Club and the war monument. Call Sue Simion at (330) 534-8701 for more information.
Events target kids
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Black Knights Police Association will sponsor free self-esteem-building events for young people, ages 10 and up, later this month in its hall at 1524 Oakland Ave. The young men's event, known as Knights in Training, will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. The young women's event, known as Esteemed Night, will be an overnight session from 8 p.m. Aug. 28 to 8 a.m. Aug. 29. Both sessions will feature presentations on conflict resolution and employment preparation, motivational speakers, food, games and prizes. Call Patricia Rudolph at (330) 799-6575 for more information and registration. The registration deadline is Tuesday for the boys' event and Friday for the girls' event.
A change in meeting
NEW SPRINGFIELD -- Springfield Township trustees have changed their September meeting to 7 p.m. Sept. 15. Trustees usually meet the second Wednesday but changed the date because of the Canfield Fair and the late start of school this year.
YOUNGSTOWN -- The YWCA now is accepting enrollments for fall preschool at two locations: YWCA Discovery Place, 25 W. Rayen Ave., downtown; and YWCA Discovery Place West, 2007 S. Schenley Ave., serving Austintown and the West Side. The preschool curriculum is taught Monday through Friday from 9-11:30 a.m. Extended care between 6:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. is available. YWCA preschool emphasizes kindergarten readiness through art, language and music taught by degreed and certified teachers. Indoor and outdoor play areas provide children with the opportunity to develop large motor skills and practice socialization. For more information, call the YWCA child care manager at (330) 746-6361.