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Christian Saab, a fifth-grader at Boardman Center Middle School talks about his experiences during a presentation about Rachel's Challenge Tuesday. Christian will be trained in ...
Stories published December 5, 2012
City police continue to investigate an East Side fire that witnesses say started with a bomb.
The Poland Library, closed since Nov. 16, is likely to reopen Friday, library officials say.
One of the four men police say was involved in a shootout at an East Side convenience store will be arraigned Thursday, Police Chief Rod Foley says.
Boardman Park will have a holiday light display from 5 to 10 p.m. every night until Jan. 2.
Beard, other issues remain for new Fort Hood judge DALLAS (AP) — The new judge taking over the
Americans prefer letting tax cuts expire for the country's top earners, as President Barack Obama insists, while support has declined for cutting government services to curb budget deficits, an Associated Press-GfK poll shows.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett’s top budget adviser isn’t saying whether the Republican will ask the Legislature for deep spending cuts when he presents a spending plan in February.
Sheriff: Procedures not followed in Texas escape DALLAS (AP) — A North Texas sheriff says some of
Pa. slots revenue up slightly over Nov. 2011
Pentagon begins planning for massive budget cuts
Mercer, Pa. man sentenced to 35 years in prison on child-porn charges
Starbucks to open 1,500 more cafes in US
School records may relate to alleged Colo. gunman DENVER (AP) — The University of Colorado at
Detour set for traffic in Leetonia for bridge project
Oil down with Cushing inventory nearly flat Oil prices are down today after the government
Deal to allow more tests near Ohio cancer cluster
Consol, EQT bid to drill at Pittsburgh International Airport
Astronaut, cosmonaut brace for whole year in space CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The two men who
youngstown A Warren man convicted of 48 counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving
Rules for health 'navigators' head to Ohio House
Prosecutor: Jamelle Jackson was one of 2 who fired guns at house party near YSU
Utah St basketball player in critical condition SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah State basketball
AP sources: President Obama to ask for $50 billion in Sandy aid
Stocks mostly rise on Wall Street, led by banks NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher on Wall
DA: Woman 'smelled sex' on Pa. boyfriend, killed him
Man hit by train in Columbiana County
Ohio judge seals record in M*A*S*H hot dog case
Manager: Jazz composer, pianist Dave Brubeck dies HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jazz composer and pianist
Expert panel: NASA seems lost in space, needs goal
Freaked out by doomsday predictions? Get the facts Youngstown The Maya Prophecy and predictions
Obama warns against another debt-ceiling fight
Ex-Pa. state trooper claims he was fired over Ebonics
Honda marks 1 millionth export at its Ohio plant
4 years for Ohio ex-doctor in pain clinic case
LA ports reopening after crippling strike
Suspect in fatal NYC subway push implicates self
Ohio workers repair tested toys to donate to children
It's official: Hartford fire levy passes by 5 votes
Youngstown police officers to be promoted Friday
Warren Fire Department gets grant extension to retain firefighters WARREN The Warren Fire
Death toll from Philippine typhoon nears 300
Ohio, Ky. governors to meet on bridge funds
Residents put ribbon on burned-out Pa. house
Ohio student dies after playing basketball
Police in SW Ohio report murder-suicide
Charges filed against Warren couple for animal cruelty WARREN Warrants were issued and charges
TODAY Boar’s Head Ladies of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., will serve a chicken
Committee to offer Santa anytime project YOUNGSTOWN All classes of North High School Reunion
Boardman police dispatchers are coordinating an Angel Giving Tree to benefit the Salvation Army.
With bear-human conflicts on the rise, wildlife managers in the Northern Rockies are laying the groundwork for trophy hunts for grizzlies in anticipation of the government lifting their threatened species status.
The 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station (YARS) received a “strategic pause” protecting it from a reduction of planes and personnel proposed by the Air Force in the 2013 Defense Authorization Bill.
McDonald sophomore point guard Anthony Pugh — the smallest, youngest-looking player on the Blue Devils roster — holds the biggest responsibilities for his team.
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN In May, Ohio’s high school principals will likely
By MARC KOVAC email@example.com COLUMBUS The debate over the elimination of a seat on Youngstown
Staff report WARREN One block east of the house where five dogs and four kittens were found dead
With just under three minutes remaining in his team’s clash with Liberty on Tuesday night, Poland boys basketball coach Ken Grisdale ordered his star over to the bench for a swig of fruit punch-flavored Gatorade.
By MATTHEW PEASLEE firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Keith Gunther’s Ursuline Fighting Irish
By DAVID SKOLNICK email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN A Virginia judge dismissed a public-
By Brandon Judeh firstname.lastname@example.org Austintown The only thing stealing the headline from the
A legendary comic-book artist offered a small piece of advice for some young adults:
Marine Corps veteran Harry Dampf says he will wake up Christmas morning with a good feeling in his heart and a smile on his face thinking about 115 kids who will find bicycles under their Christmas trees.
By GREG GULAS email@example.com CAMPBELL They say the greatest improvement a team makes comes
Police are investigating an afternoon shootout at an East Side convenience store.
By Danny Restivo firstname.lastname@example.org SALEM Authorities continue to investigate a shooting that
Christian Saab, a fifth-grader at Boardman Center Middle School talks about his experiences during a presentation about Rachel's Challenge Tuesday. Christian will be trained in the message of “paying it forward” with kindness and compassion as part of the Rachel program, named for the first student killed in the 1999 Columbine High School massacre.
Opinion: By Ivette Martinez Institute for War & Peace Reporting More than 5,600 dissidents, journalists
Associated Press COLUMBUS Health officials say a 58-year-old Morrow County woman’s fungal
Opinion: For weeks, Republicans have directed criticism over the Obama administration’s handling of the
COLUMBIANA Conference: Inter Tri-County League Tier Two 2011-12 record: 6-15 Head coach: Ron
Suspect sought NILES Police have what they believe are identifiable photos of a robber who took
police calls A summare of recent criminal activity in Canfield and Austintown Township: CANFIELD
Opinion: The two biggest Mideast crises this past week, concerning Egypt and Palestine, involved voting.
December is a month full of celebrations for most Americans. Holiday gatherings with friends and family, company parties and the annual New Year’s Eve celebration give us many occasions to enjoy a little more of the good life than we normally do.
By ED RUNYAN email@example.com WARREN Billy Orbach, president of Ohio Star Forge, a Champion
By PETER H. MILLIKEN firstname.lastname@example.org AKRON Jurors in the murder trial of Jamelle Jackson
Agenda Thursday Mahoning County commissioners, 10 a.m., commissioners’ hearing room, second
newsmakers Michael Richards signed to sitcom pilot NEW YORK TV Land says it has cast
Opinion: By Sen. MARCO RUBIO McClatchy-Tribune On Saturday, Enrique Pena Nieto took office as the new
By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEW YORK Sure, three’s a crowd. But four is a hoot.
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A man accused of murder and another accused of kidnapping in two
Family Features Host a holiday party that’s simple and festive with a combination of pre-made
Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, starts Saturday night. To mark this joyous occasion, we
birthdays Singer Little Richard is 80. Guitarist J.J. Cale is 74. Opera singer Jose Carreras is
Worth the trip Ross Morrone says his parents made the trip to Johnny’s last weekend, and two
courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Rajah James, 31, of 1520 Ohio Ave., Youngstown, and
By Ashley Luthern email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN A Mahoning County Common Pleas Court judge
By ED RUNYAN firstname.lastname@example.org WARREN Trumbull County Auditor Adrian Biviano says the county’s
Staff report Youngstown is No. 1. Unfortunately, the metro area tops a list on which most
Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES When the Recording Academy consolidated last year’s Grammy
Burger Bash IV Valley Food will feature the 4th annual MVBRB Burger of the Year award “Burger
By DAVID SKOLNICK email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN A downtown bakery and luncheonette is expected
Fracking issues to be topic of talk youngstown Ed Hashbarger will speak about forced pooling
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 5, the 340th day of 2012. There are 26 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED
Family Features The holidays are about making memories with friends and family. When it’s your
Associated Press WASHINGTON A measure of U.S. home prices rose 6.3 percent in October compared
Hunt for healthy We’re looking for the healthiest restaurant in the Valley. Send in your
By JOHN CARUCCI Associated Press NEW YORK Jon Bon Jovi has been with his band for more than 30
Editorial: We’re on pins and needles wait- ing to see if Gov. John Kasich leaves the Ohio Turnpike to do what
By BURTON SPEAKMAN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN The Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Kent’s Hazell hired at Purdue KENT Kent State football coach Darrell Hazell has been hired at
Newsday NEW YORK After three years working on their own projects, Fleetwood Mac — Stevie Nicks,
Associated Press WASHINGTON Four years ago, Barack Obama’s swearing-in drew a record crowd to
Associated Press MANHATTAN, Kan. Collin Klein is the Heisman Trophy finalist who fits no mold.
The late Rodney King once openly wondered, “Can’t we all just get along?” The answer — across
Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .70, 25.25 —.08 Avalon
Associated Press WASHINGTON U.S. banks are enjoying their best profits in six years and are
Associated Press PITTSBURGH There have been very few constants in Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike
Associated Press COLUMBUS An Ohio Senate committee advanced a bill Tuesday aimed at curbing
Iran: We have drone TEHRAN, Iran Iran claimed Tuesday it had taken another prize in a growing
Associated Press NEW YORK The only early details that emerged from the latest round of
Associated Press CHICAGO Wild baseball fans may be a standard sight at Wrigley Field, but a pair
Associated Press WASHINGTON Bluster and hot rhetoric aside, the White House and House
By MARC KOVAC email@example.com COLUMBUS Two Youngstown groups are voicing their support for
Opinion: Next, tackle school financing Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune: Representatives in the Ohio House voted
Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Rachel Miller and Scott McIntosh, Lisbon, girl, Dec. 3.
Preventing homelessness COLUMBUS State Sen. Joe Schiavoni of Boardman, D-33rd, announced Monday