Hit-and-run injures one on West Side

Hit-and-run injures one on West Side


One person was injured in a hit-and-run at Canfield Road and Schenley Avenue on the West Side about 7 p.m. Sunday, according to Youngstown police. The victim was transported to a hospital, and police still were investigating the case. No other information was available Sunday night.

It is the latest in a series of hit-and-run incidents in the city. On Friday, a vehicle plowed into a crowd gathered for a vigil for a hit-and-run victim who was killed last week. Five people were injured in Friday’s hit-and-run on Hylda Avenue.

Cosmetology event


The junior cosmetology class at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, 7300 N. Palmyra Road, will host its annual fundraiser, the Hair and Nail-a-thon, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at The Salon at MCCTC.

For the fundraiser, the juniors will be offering haircuts, hairstyling, manicures and pedicures. All services are $10. In addition to salon services, the students will have a bake sale.

For information or to make an appointment, call Lisa Argiro at 330-729-4000, ext. 1309.

Poetry reading


The Youngstown State University Poetry Center and Etruscan Press will present a poetry reading by Remica L. Bingham at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the McDonough Museum of Art on Wick Avenue in Youngstown.

Bingham is a native of Phoenix, Ariz., an alumna of Old Dominion University and Bennington College and a Cave Canem fellow.

Her first book, “Conversion” won the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award. This reading is supported by the Ohio Arts Council, The Rayen Foundation, the Gratia Murphy Fund and the YSU College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

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