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Ytown cops called to two stabbings; one man jailed

YOUNGSTOWN — City police are investigating two separate stabbing incidents that happened

Hubbard council urges revision on joint fire district plan

HUBBARD — Council members have placed an ordinance for the adoption of legislation to create a

Making a bang: legally or not

July 4th — Independence, freedom, barbecues, picnics and parades. They define the holiday.

Warren West Siders disagree with school board

WARREN — Grandparents, parents, schoolchildren and other community members — about 25 in

Drum away stress Friday at St. Luke Church

BOARDMAN — A community drum circle is being offered Friday for military service men and women

Cheap gas alert! | $2.790 in Hubbard

The cheapest gas in the area is $2.790 at the Flying J on 2226 N. Main St, in Hubbard, according to

Struthers track to close for renovations

STRUTHERS — The high school’s stadium track will be closed to the public July 9 through

Dead motorcyclists were stunt riding; see example video

<strong>Editor's note: </strong>Friends' comments and discussion board chat says the

Accused stalker breaks into Campbell fire department

CAMPBELL — A local woman broke into the fire department and used an emergency hotline in

City, county probe 53 smoking complaints

YOUNGSTOWN — The city Health District is investigating 16 complaints of violations of Ohio's

16-year-old shot in Campbell drive-by

CAMPBELL — A 16-year-old girl was shot in the legs Sunday night while standing in front of the

Planning a July 4th 'blast'? Tell the Valley

Planning an Independence Day celebration? E-mail us at to let the Valley

Tentative agreement at McDonald Steel

LIBERTY — McDonald Steel and its 96 members of the joint Teamster and United Steel Workers of

Tool toils for delighted fans at Chevy Centre

YOUNGSTOWN — At times mesmerizing, at times a sonic tsunami, Tool’s show Sunday was more

Adult yoga classes at St. Joseph

WARREN - St. Joseph Health Center is offering a seven-session beginning yoga class for adults only

Archery league begins today

HOWLAND — The second annual Summer Outdoor Archery League, sponsored by the Adapted Sports

Food collection for Second Harvest

YOUNGSTOWN — Big Lots at Kirk Road in Austintown is collecting food through WednesdayBill

Contemporary art featured at Hoyt

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, 124 E. Leasure Ave., will offer four new

Trumbull gallery accepting entries for annual show

WARREN — Trumbull Art Gallery’s 43rd annual juried exhibition will open Aug. 5, in

Duo schedules show at Alberini's

NILES — The musical duo of Mary Jo Maluso and Rick Blackson will entertain in a night of

Symphony board elects dozen directors

YOUNGSTOWN — Twelve people were elected to the Youngstown Symphony Society board of directors

Youngstown man faces multiple charges in two assaults

YOUNGSTOWN — A city man has been charged with domestic violence and assault after police say

Accident in Youngstown kills two area motorcyclists

YOUNGSTOWN — City police are investigating a motorcycle accident that killed two area men News Podcast for July 2, 2007

The podcast for Monday, July 2 is available in the file below. Hear the day’s

Woman fastens self to cage, calling attention to chained canines

The woman hopes to soon see all outside dogs living inside the home. YOUNGSTOWN — Jennifer

MLB ROUNDUP | Sunday’s other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels 4, Orioles 3 BALTIMORE — John Lackey outpitched rookie Jeremy Guthrie to


WOMEN’S NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE WLPctGB Detroit114.733— Indiana114.733— New York87.5333


Who: Scrappers at Auburn Doubledays First pitch: 7:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390) Next: The series

C.C., Victor, Sizemore headed for Bay Classic

CLEVELAND (AP) — C.C. Sabathia will have some company at the All-Star game. Cleveland’s ace left-


KOREAN WAR COST June 25 was the 57th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, which took place

NASCAR ROUNDUP News and notes

Costly mistake: A pit lane mishap cost Carl Edwards a shot at his second NASCAR Nextel Cup victory


TODAY 8 a.m. (ESPN2) Tennis: Wimbledon. 10 a.m. (21) (3) (11) Tennis: Wimbledon. 1 p.m.


SCOUTS OF TROOP 115 What’s next Seven Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 115 graduated high

Rangers, Flyers raid Sabres of co-captains

Chris Drury signed with New York while Daniel Briere inked with Philadelphia. The Sabres’ reign



Scrappers lose

Scrappers lose The Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ late rally came up short in a 6-4 loss to the Auburn

Perfect end for Kerr at US Open

She outdueled Lorena Ochoa, who once again struggled in a major. SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Even

Keeping score is not a lost art with baseball fans

Fans young and old, male and female, still are keeping score at every game. The senior gentleman

Hargrove resigns during win streak

He quit as the Mariners’ manager before their eighth straight win. SEATTLE (AP) — Jose Guillen had


U.S. MARSHALS MOST WANTED Mark Robbins The U.S. Marshals Service in Northern Ohio is asking the

Landis looking to climb ladder

The former Pitt pitcher is off to a good start with the Scrappers. NILES — For Kyle Landis,

STANDINGS New York-Penn League

McNamara Division WLPct.GB Brooklyn (Mets)94.692— Staten Island (Yankees)76.5382 Aberdeen


SATURDAY’S GAMES AMERICAN LEAGUE Oakland 7, N.Y. Yankees 0 Minnesota 8, Detroit 5 Texas 5,

Scrappers’ uprising falls short, 6-4, in Auburn

Mahoning Valley has lost three straight games and is 21⁄2 games out of first. AUBURN, N.Y. — Too

Hamlin manages to hold off Gordon

He earned his first victory of the year with a late-race gamble. LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Denny Hamlin

Williams sisters slated to play today when Wimbledon resumes

Venus and Serena Williams have won five of the past seven titles. WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A year

City man faces multiple charges from 2 assaults

The man was taken to the hospital with a hold for jail. YOUNGSTOWN — A city man has been charged

At Chevy Centre, it’s Tool time

Above, Tool, including Maynard James Keenan of Ravenna (left), takes the stage at the Chevrolet


LOCAL Hardhats post shutout win over Tigers, 30-0 YOUNGSTOWN — Nate Logan threw a pair of


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS SUNDAY 1st—Wings On S (Feliciano)3.402.402.10 Magic Berti (Spieth)4.803.60


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Name Year with M.V.Current Team Victor Martinez1999Cleveland

Rondinelli slips past Astro 5-4 in Class B action

STRUTHERS — Bob Switka gave up three earned runs on six hits through six innings, striking out three


BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Placed RHP Steve Trachsel on the 15-day DL. Purchased


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Bonds overcomes big vote gap to be starter

Pittsburgh’s Freddy Sanchez was a surprise choice for the All-Star team. NEW YORK (AP) — Not only

Shelter welcomes alumni

The event was open to both those who did and did not adopt a pet from Angels for Animals.

Artist prefers medium of china

The artist began her work while living in Poland. YOUNGSTOWN — A winterscape on a teapot, tiny

Honoring friends: Poland vet recalls service in Korea

The former tank commander said his ‘miraculous medal’ got him home alive. POLAND — Korean War

Lee’s big day tops ’Rays

The Indians lefty won for the third time in four starts. CLEVELAND (AP) — Cliff Lee would prefer


NASCAR-NEXTEL LENOX INDUSTRIAL TOOLS 300 Sunday’s results At New Hampshire International

Carter stays in Jersey; Sonics leaders trying to ink top free agent

Rashard Lewis’ services will be highly sought after by several NBA teams. TRENTON, N.J. — Vince

CALLING ON HIGHER POWER: Joseph J. Locicero Jr. holds a medal that he took off his mother’s

CALLING ON HIGHER POWER: Joseph J. Locicero Jr. holds a medal that he took off his mother’s altar

ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball & softball

BASEBALL TRI-T COLT (15-16) Players Division Crestview def. Boardman IDM by forfeit Crestview 14,


ARENA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS All Times EDT WILD CARD National Conference Friday: Philadelphia 41,

Bucs’ Duke placed on disabled list with sore elbow

He will have tests today to determine if there is any structural damage. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates

Former OSU star Bentley planning to play for Browns this year

The center, injured last year, expects to be back on the field for the first drill. CLEVELAND (AP)


For 17 years, the nonprofit organization has relied heavily on contributions and volunteers to help

Struggling Reds fire low-key manager Narron

CINCINNATI (AP) — Manager Jerry Narron was fired Sunday night by the Cincinnati Reds, who raised

Clothing for kids: targeting truancy

The drive’s organizer expects an ‘overwhelming’ turnout, based on past success. By LAUREN

INDIANS ROUNDUP | News and notes

Breaking up: Teammates teased catcher Kelly Shoppach after he broke a bat over his knee after

Motorcycle accident kills 2 men

Motorcycle accident kills 2 men Youngstown officers believe the two victims were racing when the

Jesus saves Washington — literally

Jesus Flores’ first homer helped the Nationals beat Pittsburgh 3-2. PITTSBURGH (AP) — The

HAPPY STORE OWNERS: Rick and Karen Gorby, owners of Gorby’s, the only grocery store in

HAPPY STORE OWNERS: Rick and Karen Gorby, owners of Gorby’s, the only grocery store in Petersburg,

Forum Health Women & Infants Pavilion

Forum Health Women & Infants Pavilion David Isenberg and Amanda Ballew, Niles, girl, July 1.

7 Eagles Scouts have much ahead, behind

These seven friends are going places. CANFIELD — They tied him up with life jackets and


WOMEN’S U.S. OPEN Sunday At Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club Southern Pines, N.C. Purse: $3.1

Crash fatality identified

Crash fatality identified NILES — Police have identified the woman killed in a two-car accident at

Bateman’s long wait for Tour victory is over

He sank a birdie on the last hole at the Buick Open to break a four-way tie GRAND BLANC, Mich.


AMERICAN LEAGUE GABRHPct. MOrdonez Det7729265108.370 ISuzuki Sea7732156118.368 Jeter

Village to get much-needed sewers

The last piece of federal funding will permit construction of the sewer line to begin within weeks.

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