METRO DIGEST || Stambaugh Gold Course opens today

Stambaugh opening


The Henry Stambaugh Golf Course, 202 Gypsy Lane, is opening at 8 a.m. today, according to the Youngstown Parks and Recreation Department. Discounted rates will be available 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. Memberships and discount coupon books can be purchased at the course Friday. For information, contact the parks and rec Director Bob Burke at 330-742-8714.

Park tree-trimming


In observance of Arbor Day, several community groups will be participating in a tree trimming project at 9 a.m. Saturday at Wick Park. Local tree-care professionals and the Treez Please organization, with the help of Bob Burke, park and recreation director of Youngstown, and Lola Lewis, ODNR Regional Urban Forester, will be pruning dead, diseased and broken branches to improve the structural health of the park’s urban forest. For information, call 330-307-0688.

Consider adoption


Northeast Ohio Adoption Services invites Mahoning Valley adults, either couples or singles, who are considering adoption or giving foster care to a school-age child, to attend an informal information session between 5 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, at NOAS offices, 5000 E. Market St., Suite 26. NOAS is a private, nonprofit agency founded in 1978.

Warren man dead


Township police said they are investigating a possible homicide. According to 21-WFMJ TV, The Vindicator’s broadcast partner, officers were notified of a fatality at the 4000 block of Kincaid Road Northwest after a man went to check on a 71-year friend Thursday. Police were investigating the death into the evening and were expecting an autopsy report todaymorning. “We’re going to treat it as a homicide because no one was here,” Lt. Don Bishop of Warren Township police told WFMJ.

Spa case appeal


An appeal hearing will be at 3 p.m. Monday at the Warren Board of Health for the violation filed against the Sunny Spa on East Market Street. The spa received a violation notice March 21, ordering it to close for 90 days, effective last April 1. Bob Pinti, deputy health commissioner, said he observed a clothed masseuse in the shower with a naked customer, which Pinti deemed to violate a city ordinance requiring all massage customers to have their genitals covered during a massage. The hearing, which is open to the public, will be in the Community Services Building at 418 Main Ave. SW.

Intentional hit


A 34-year-old Hoyt Street Southwest man says a person in a gray Chevrolet Lumina tried to run him over as he was walking on the sidewalk on Tod Avenue Southwest near Palmyra Road at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The man said the driver, whom he knows, crossed all four lanes of traffic coming the opposite direction to drive over the curb and attempt to hit him. The man was not injured.

Hall St. break-in


A resident of the 300 block of Hall Street Northwest reported that someone broke into her house early Wednesday, possibly through a porch window, while she was sleeping and removed a computer from the living room and a 20-inch television from a back bedroom.

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