2 men are hospitalized after 2-vehicle crash
2 men are hospitalizedafter 2-vehicle crash
BLOOMFIELD -- Authorities are investigating the details of a two-vehicle crash that landed two men in the hospital.
Officials from the Southington post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said 34-year-old Myron Lard of Orwell, Ohio, and Douglas Seemann, 48, of Bristolville were taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown after the Saturday evening crash at state Route 45 and Flag East Road.
Lard was transported by Bristol Ambulance, and Seemann was taken from the accident site by medical helicopter. Condition reports for the men were not available.
Initial reports state one of the drivers failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection and pulled into the path of the other vehicle.
Thefts at vacant houses
GIRARD -- Police are investigating the theft of doors from two vacant houses in the same neighborhood.
According to reports, police were called to houses in the 300 and 400 blocks of East Kline Street on Saturday and found the front doors removed from their hinges.
Inspections of the house showed at least one interior door in each home had also been removed. There were no signs of forced entry in either case.
Reports show at least one of the doors had leaded glass, and others were a set of French doors.
MINERAL RIDGE -- A motorcyclist was in critical condition this morning after a weekend accident involving a police car.
Police are releasing few details as they continue investigating the accident, in which a motorcyclist reportedly pulled into the path of a Weathersfield Township police car around 12:30 a.m. Sunday at Depot Road and state Route 46.
Edward May, no age or address immediately available, was driving the motorcycle and was taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center. Police have not yet identified the officer involved.
GED practice tests
CANFIELD -- The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center says it will have General Educational Development practice testing next month.
MCCTC is offering the practice test for free and on a walk-in basis from 4 to 9 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Educational Resource Center at the Southern Park Mall near Sears and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 3 at the career and technical center, 7300 N. Palmyra Road.
Qualified participants need to be at least 18, not enrolled in high school and have an Ohio driver's license or an Ohio identification card.
Passing the practice test qualifies participants to receive a fee waiver for the official GED Test.
For more information on the practice test, call MCCTC at (330) 729-4100.
Sewer service meeting
NEWTON FALLS -- City and Braceville Township officials will meet again to discuss the city's providing some water and sewer service for the township.
City officials said the next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Braceville Township hall.