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Austintown Fitch High School football players dodge water balloons thrown by former football players during the Fourth of July parade in the township Friday. The ...
Stories published July 5, 2014
Fire raced through a row of two-story homes in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday, killing three 4-year-olds and a baby and engulfing at least 10 houses, officials said. A woman and three other children escaped through a second-floor window.
An autopsy showed an Arab teenager who Palestinians say was killed in a revenge attack was burned to death, officials said Saturday, while Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward a major southern city deeper into Israel than any other attack in the current round of violence.
North Carolina's popular beach towns began returning to the business of recreation Saturday, after Arthur lashed the state's coast with forceful winds and heavy rain and then churned northward without leaving a trail of significant damage.
After 39 years in vocational/career-technical education, Mahoning County Career and Technical Center Superintendent Roan Craig is closing the book on that chapter of her life, retiring later this month.
Seeking a cheap car with great mileage, Jon and Rachel Clark bought a pair of General Motors’ Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cobalts — one from 2006 and another from 2008 – last October.
A man purporting to be the leader of the Sunni extremist group that has declared an Islamic state in territory it controls in Iraq and Syria has made what would be his first public appearance, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq's second-largest city, according to a video posted online Saturday.
Students could earn elective credit for religious classes offered away from school property, under legislation recently approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. John Kasich. H
Leading a fire department has always been a dream of Mark Pitzer’s, and that dream came true Thursday when the board of trustees announced its decision to hire Pitzer as the township’s new fire chief.
Adults 18 and over to mentor children with a parent in prison under Big Brothers Big Sisters Amachi Ohio program.
The property is deep, narrow, flat and soggy, and up until May, it was overrun with weeds.
Police are on the scene of a shooting at a home on LaClede Court on the city's South Side.
Hula hoop contests and sack races are planned.
Kenneth and Judy Oles, the parents of Deanna Marie Oles, all of Austintown, are announcing the engagement of their daughter and Jason Victor Parillo, son of Robert and Sandy Parillo, all of Girard.
COLUMBIANA Kevin and Jenny Howard of Columbiana are announcing the engagement of their daughter,
Martin and Jody Emrich of Austintown and Forrest and Margery Gordon of Shippensburg, Pa., are
CANFIELD Samuel and Kimberly Amendolara of Canfield are announcing the upcoming marriage of their
Alyssa DiBernardi of Youngstown and Joseph Carbon of Canfield are engaged and planning an August
Kiwanis presents annual scholarship AUSTINTOWN Austintown Kiwanis President David
Starter Julian Merryweather was a bright spot for Mahoning Valley.
The state said it won’t issue any more geese roundup and euthanasia permits unless the park rule against feeding the waterfowl is enforced.
The 16-pound alpaca isthe first one born at Purple Cat farm in Coitsville.
The women’s golf team at Youngstown State University this fall will participate in the Folds of Honor Foundation which recognizes a member of the U.S Armed Forces who was killed or disabled while on active duty.
Veterans to serve veterans are especially sought
He pitched 8 1/3 stellar innings in the 7-1 victory.
Veterans will have an easier time getting certain state licenses, and crooks will face stiffer penalties for stealing the identities of Ohio’s military men and women, under legislation signed in to law recently by Gov. John Kasich.
Germany defeated France 1-0 in Friday’s quarterfinals.
Jordy Mercer added four RBIs in Pittsburgh’s 8-2 win.
John Andrei Jr., 31, of 6935 Kirk Road, was arrested at 2:58 a.m. Friday. He is charged with felonious assault, domestic violence and inducing panic in the assault of his 4-year-old son.
Staff report KENT Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the Kent
The $150,000 project was fully funded through both the Ohio Development Services Agency’s community development block grant program and the city’s Revolving Loan Fund.
The former officer leads after two rounds.
All American Cards and Comics will bring the fifth annual All AmeriCon 5 comic book, toy and art show to Packard Music Hall on Sunday. Comic-industry legend Jim Steranko and Green Lantern artist Darryl Banks will be the special guests.
The residents of Campus Health Care Center on Colonial Drive will have easier access to Belmont Avenue
By WILLIAM K. ALCORN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN The family of Dr. John H. O. Bleacher, the
State bill ensures diabetic students have care access
Austintown Fitch High School football players dodge water balloons thrown by former football players during the Fourth of July parade in the township Friday. The players, from left, are Dylan Henry, in the truck bed; Zach Krohn, Damien Gray, Kyle Kent and Ken Stainfield.
Fire fundraiser STRUTHERS A fundraiser to benefit Struthers Chair and Tent Rental will take
courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Christopher W. Haddle, 29, of 3867 Waderidge Trail,
A look at some hot-button ballot issues discussed for 2014, and where they stand: VOTER BILL OF
Associated Press COLUMBUS Based on early vows, rumors and predictions, Ohio’s 2014 ballot was
Howland road grant to help local industries
Associated Press CANTON A tiara that once belonged to President William McKinley’s wife has gone
The move to one central location for the local Hill, Barth and King LLC was an idea that the company had in mind for years.
Natural-gas event CLARION The Lawrence County Economic Development Corp. will have an “Ignite
Staff report WARREN A steel plant idled March 25 is counting on reduced utility costs to restart
Associated Press KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur
Today is Saturday, July 5, the 186th day of 2014. There are 179 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED
Pastor Thomas J. Ramundo Jr. will be camp evangelist.
Opinion: While I was on vacation, I watched the first part of CNN’s “The Sixties” series, which dealt with
Associated Press COLUMBUS A Catholic priest convicted of killing a nun inside a chapel a day
Fighting in Ukraine kills 9 soldiers KIEV, Ukraine Fighting in eastern Ukraine left at least
Associated Press BERLIN Germany summoned the U.S. ambassador in Berlin on Friday after the
journey cafe Self-discovery series First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1105 Elm St.,
Associated Press BAGHDAD Despite mounting pressure to step aside, Iraq’s Nouri al-Maliki vowed
First Unitarian Universalist Church hosted the flower exercise.
New church YOUNGSTOWN Mercy Community Church will conduct services at 11 a.m. Sundays at
Federer can win a record eighth Wimbledon title on Sunday.
The 22-year-old star fractured a vertebra in his back.
Associated Press JERUSALEM Israeli police clashed with rock-throwing Palestinian protesters in
BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Health Center Sam and Melissa Haloulos, Youngstown, boy, July 3. Rajandra
Rain prompted NASCAR to shorten Friday’s qualifying.
Associated Press PARIS The mother of a pupil at a French preschool stabbed a teacher to death in
NEWSMAKERS SiriusXM fires ‘Opie & Anthony’ host NEW YORK “Opie & Anthony” radio-show host
Opinion: COLUMBUS Before lawmakers left town for the summer last month, they passed dozens of bills,
Associated Press PITTSBURGH Richard Mellon Scaife, the billionaire heir to the Mellon banking
Associated Press PITTSBURGH A company that treated wastewater from coal mines and gas-drilling
vacation bible school Sessions in the Valley Lists of vacation Bible schools open to the public
Editorial: Although its demand for alle- giance from Muslims worldwide has been largely ignored, the Islamic
Today’s entertainment picks: v Zoso, 5 p.m.: Led Zeppelin tribute band at the Warren Community
Triduum planned YOUNGSTOWN Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 343 Via Mount Carmel, will have Mass and