City school board to meet Tuesday

City school board to meet Tuesday


The Youngstown city school board will meet in executive session at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Board Caucus Room at the I.L. Ward Building for an update on negotiations.

Patrol probes crash that left 2 injured


The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a two-car accident Sunday afternoon at Tippecanoe and Leffingwell roads that sent two people to the hospital.

The cause of the accident was undetermined Sunday night.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital with serious injuries, the patrol said. Their identities and genders were not released Sunday night.

The Boardman Township Fire Department and police, Canfield Fire Department and the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene.

Love and Protect Our Children


A Love and Protect Our Children and Let’s Move block party will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on East Federal Street in downtown Youngstown.Food, music, entertainment and games will be offered.

The event is sponsored by the city of Youngstown, the Community Initiative to Reduce Violence, Community Mobilization Commission, Finer Things Academy, Harambee of Youngstown Inc., Just Us and the Youngstown-Warren Black Caucus.

ACTION, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, A. Phillip Randolph Institute, Center for Community Empowerment, Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Eastern Gateway Community College-TRiO Student Support Services, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, Jack and Jill of America, Junior Civil League, Kappa Alpha Phi fraternity, The Links, MLK Planning Committee, Omega Phi fraternity, Sojourn to the Past and the YSU Center for Student Diversity also contributed.

Work on I-680


From Wednesday evening through Saturday morning, Interstate 680 will have various nightly lane restrictions between South Avenue and Midlothian Boulevard for road repairs. Work will take place between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Coalition picnic


The Westside Citizens Coalition is welcoming members and their neighbors to the organization’s annual picnic Aug. 13 at the Sholl Pavilion in Mill Creek Park at Bears Den Road and Normandy Drive. The picnic will begin at 5 p.m.

WCC will provide the entree, beverages, condiments and place settings. Guests are asked to provide a covered dish or dessert and bring lawn chairs.

For reservations, email so that preparations can be made to accommodate the number attending.

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