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Next year marks 35 years since Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died.
Stories published July 3, 2014
Jackie Bacher, biological mother of the slain Gina Burger, is recovering at St. Elizabeth Health Center after an apparent heroin overdose in her apartment.
The village of Poland has begun the process of adopting a historic preservation ordinance that would prevent residents whose homes were built before 1900 from demolishing or significantly altering their houses.
We all have our traditional Fourth of July activities. They usually start with a flare as we fire up our grills for barbecues and end with a bang as fireworks displays light up our night skies.
Lewis “Lew” Campbell of Mesa, Ariz., former Youngstown labor leader and World War II Normandy Invasion veteran, honored the 70th anniversary of D-Day by singing the national anthem at an Arizona Diamondbacks game June 6.
Audrey Walker showed up to Papa’s Sports Bar on Sunday, the day of the first Teddy Foltz Memorial Poker Bike Run, not knowing quite what to expect.
“Substantial” is the term used to describe a monetary gift to Cardinal Mooney High School by Denise DeBartolo York, CMHS class of 1968, and Eddie DeBartolo, class of 1964, and their families.
Township trustees announced their decision to hire Mark Pitzer, a training instructor for the Boardman Fire Department, as the new fire chief.
The Ohio Supreme Court has accepted the resignation from law practice of Mark Belinky, who resigned March 14 as Mahoning County Probate Court judge and pleaded guilty May 8 to tampering with records.
With a sense of patriotic pride, a group of women crafted quilts in red, white and blue.
Red ink forces Niles council to ponder layoffs
Nearing 63, Ohio conjoined brothers mark milestone
Ohioans can search sex offender phone and email info
Ohio man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Police probe drug OD involving Austintown woman
DeBartolo and York families make substantial donation to Cardinal Mooney High School
State supreme court accepts Belinky resignation from law practice
Tickets available for garden tea party CANFIELD Tickets are still available for the Holborn Herb
Four months later, Robert Matthews is ready to go back to work
The three-quarter percent sales tax will be devoted to the sheriff’s, prosecutor’s, and coroner’s offices and 911 center.
Long-time assistant promoted to head coach
Mahoning Valley racers hope for multiple wins
Canfield’s Carano wins Junior Public event
Trumbull County commissioners reappointed Scott Lewis to the board in December 2012.
Three pitchers combined for a three-hitter
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports Ohio’s natural gas production nearly doubled from 2012 to 2013 because of the activity in the Utica shale play.
A presentation by Austin Master Services at Youngstown City Hall Wednesday evening clarified the process the company is taking in testing radioactivity in materials that come out of the earth through the process of hydraulic fracking.
Local athletes qualify for Junior Olympics YOUNGSTOWN Tri-County’s Team Elite, a Youngstown-
ACTION, NOW Youngstown and S.A.A.N.D.I. plan march on Tuesday.
Astro Falcons 10, Bel-Park Pharmacy 9 Cory Wheeler led Astro with three hits, including a walk-off
Unlike any summer in recent history, Journey’s “Lights” lyrics “When the lights go down in the city/And the sun shines on the bay” will take on a different meaning as the popular classic-rock act tours the country with fellow San Francisco artists the Steve Miller Band and Tower of Power.
Austintown natives Brian and Andrea Ramunno will appear on the July 10 episode of “House Hunters,” which airs at 10 p.m. on HGTV.
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Philadelphia rock band Stolen Rhodes will headline Friday night’s Party
Next year marks 35 years since Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died.
Says incumbent’s policy is ‘taking us in a very negative direction’
Rookie reliever Crockett earned the victory in Los Angeles
The Ohio Association of Public School Employees includes bus drivers, cafeteria workers, custodians, secretaries and teachers aides.
The incumbent’s campaign manager says to wait until after Labor Day
Ricki D. Williams IV may have carved “kill fo fun” in the stairwell of the apartment complex where he is accused of killing 16-year-old Gina Burger.
Gina Burger was born into a Florida household repeatedly investigated for drugs, domestic violence and neglect. By 3, she was adopted with her brother, but separated from her other two siblings — who were adopted by another family. Her adoptive parents divorced about a year later. She arrived here in December to visit her sister and birth mom, and six months later, on Monday, June 23, the 16-year-old was murdered.
Morton limits Snakes to one run in 6 innings
Militants try to tighten grip in Syria BAGHDAD Fresh from success in Iraq, a Sunni extremist
The state Office of Budget and Management placed the latest surplus at nearly $800 million.
Jewelry stolen BOARDMAN A total of $93,680 worth of jewelry was stolen Tuesday from Jewels &
ACTION — (Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing Our Neighborhoods) —; S.A.A.N.D.I.,
Associated Press COLUMBUS A lawsuit challenging Ohio University’s student conduct code alleges
Walking in street youngstown Police found two marijuana cigars on a woman whom they arrested on
All events are on the holiday, Friday, unless otherwise noted. MAHONING COUNTY Austintown: The
A checklist of local, state and federal institutions and local businesses closed Friday. Residents
Associated Press WASHINGTON A lawyer for a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks
Associated Press JERUSALEM The Palestinians accused Israeli extremists of abducting and killing
Associated Press NEW YORK U.S. and Japanese scientists who reported that they’d found a
USA goalie is a big hit on social media
Call for artists to design mural at old power plant site
Associated Press RODANTHE, N.C. As one of the year’s busiest travel weekends approaches, so does
Associated Press WASHINGTON Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, most states
During the institute, children will receive an introduction to safety, learn from manufacturing professionals, and build a model boat or car.
POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman: POLAND June 22
birthdays Singer Judith Durham of The Seekers is 71. Actor Michael Cole (“The Mod Squad”) is 69.
Growing Degree Days (GDD) is a measure of accumulated heat during the growing season.
Associated Press CINCINNATI Authorities are searching for an inmate they say walked away from a
courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Timothy B. Irwin Jr., 44, of 97 Washington Blvd.,
By Joyce Karsnak OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer The beautiful hanging baskets that flew off
Amber Waves of Grain When: Sunday, 1-4 p.m. What: Enjoy guided tractor wagon ride as we approach
Eat local From farm markets to farmers’ markets, there are tons of opportunities to eat local.
oddly enough Black Canyon City man accused of cruelty to rats BLACK CANYON CITY, Ariz. A man
Today is Thursday, July 3, the 184th day of 2014. There are 181 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED
Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Thomas and Danielle Macabobby, Canfield, girl, July 1.
Opinion: Ohio law has a positive impact on the treatment of concussions One of the more frequent injuries
Q. What’s wrong with my tomatoes? Mary from Boardman A. Tomatoes have their share of disease
Can trees, shrubs be moved now? Yes, but with a lot of planning and caution. The more the roots
“Hell’s Kitchen” (8 p.m., Fox): On “Hell’s Kitchen” the six remaining chefs head to the University
Opinion: Birthdays are supposed to be times for celebration and gift-giving. But America’s birthday tomorrow
Fire-ravaged muffler shop opening at new location
AUDITIONS ACTORS “Diary of Anne Frank,SDRq Crown Theater Productions, Main Street Theater, 5 N.
New president for Winner Aviation VIENNA Winner Aviation Corp. announced Wednesday that Neil
With a passel of Jersey-style rock anthems and a willingness to play anywhere, Ryan Ross and the
Apollo Maennerchor Club, 391 Dock St., Sharon, Pa. Fri: River Saints, 9 p.m. Buckeye Elks, 421
CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.
Opinion: Columbus Dispatch: The U.S. Supreme Court last week unanimously reaffirmed the checks and balances
NEW THIS WEEK America (PG-13) A story that imagines that the United States lost the
newsmakers Walter Dean Myers, children’s author, dies NEW YORK Walter Dean Myers, a best-
Editorial: It would be understandable if the family and friends of slain real-estate agent Vivian Martin took
Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .61, 25.50 —.23 Avalon
Business owners who don’t want to pay for their employees’ birth control are ending that coverage after the Supreme Court said they could choose on grounds of religious belief not to comply with part of the health care law.
Associated Press DETROIT The U.S. government’s road-safety agency is accusing Chrysler of moving
Associated Press WASHINGTON Endorsement of the NSA’s Internet surveillance programs by a