Stories published July 12, 2014
The Mahoning County Operating a Vehicle while Impaired Task Force, in conjunction with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, has a checkpoint underway until 3 a.m. on Mahoning Avenue at Howard Avenue.
James “Jim” G. Russ Jr. had yearned since he was a boy to know how his father died in World War II.
Palm trees in Austintown?
Sebastian Rucci became known in the Mahoning Valley for Go Go Girls Cabaret, his topless dance club that became a lightning rod for bad publicity.
A local business experienced a significant loss in a fire, so other businesses came together to help the owner get back on his feet.
Starting next spring, a community garden will take shape in an area of the city’s 7th Ward that was once known more for its blight than its beets.
Alex Stoll has been playing with steel since he was a kid.
A 27-year-old Liberty Township man accused of videotaping himself adding bodily fluids to his boss’s bowl of soup also faces theft charges after police say they learned he’d been diverting hundreds of dollars’ worth of business-related payments into his personal checking account.
Police continue to investigate an apparent murder-suicide that occurred late Friday.
The King has returned. For a city and a region so used to bitter, unhappy endings and always expecting the worst, James’ homecoming promises something different.
POLAND Holy Family Church was the setting of the May 31 wedding of Natalie LoSasso and Mitchell
MCDONALD Rebecca Lynn Sobinovsky of McDonald and Christopher Robert Hritz of Pittsburgh were
CAPTIVA ISLAND, FLA. Kim Lydic and David Dellimuti, both of Canfield, exchanged wedding vows in a
Oahu, Hawaii Glenda Brooks of Weathersfield and Michael Wehrli of Butler, Pa., exchanged vows Nov.
PORTLAND, ORE. Elizabeth C. Dugger and Brian J. Conti, both of Portland, Ore., were united in
‘Christmas in July’ party is planned LEETONIA The Leetonia Community Public Library, 181 Walnut
GM represents 2/3 of recalls, but is far from the only company with vehicles on the NHTSA list.
Andrea Mochtyak enjoys working two jobs and living a typical life in most respects, which makes it difficult to fathom that she had been diagnosed nearly eight years ago with advanced Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
The babies of Rhythym ‘n’ Rhyme made perfect models for the hat drive.
By EMMALEE C. TORISK email@example.com LOWELLVILLE Roots of friendship sometimes spring up in
An attorney who provides criminal defense for indigent defendants in Warren-area courts is among four Trumbull County attorneys referred to the Ohio Supreme Court for possible disciplinary action.
Pitcher Lauren Fitzgerald blanked Boardman.
By DAVID SKOLNICK firstname.lastname@example.org CLEVELAND Attorneys for Youngstown Mayor John A. McNally
Mahoning Valley lost its eighth in a row and fell to 8-20.
Honorary chairmen: Jay Williams, Douglas Franklin, Glenn Holmes
By JOHN BENSON email@example.com Hoping to get a toehold in the local country-music scene
By MARK KENNEDY AP Drama Writer NEW YORK Kyle Taylor Parker is going from backup dancer to
Canfield High School graduate and Ohio State senior Boo Timko of Girard was fourth, shooting a 69 to finish at 2-under 282.
She is director emeritus of Ballet Western Reserve in Youngstown
The Hubbard running back committed to Michigan State.
It’s been almost five years since the Power of the Arts organization was formed to encourage and fund arts and culture in the Mahoning Valley.
The party will meet in early August to select its nominee
The 2014 Trumbull County Fair started Tuesday and runs through Sunday at the county fairgrounds on
Jake Giuriceo hadn’t fought since Dec. 1, 2012.
LeBron James is returning to the Cavaliers to make good on a promise to win a title at home. ‘What’s most important for me is bringing one trophy back to Northeast Ohio,’ he said.
Brayan Pena’s pinch-hit single in the eighth inning completed another late rally by the Reds.
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert met with LeBron James in Miami on Sunday night.
Terlesky, Neumeister top junior event Tamer Win Golf & C.C. held its 21st annual junior boys and
David Blatt will never forget July 11, 2014.
JOHN DEER CLASSIC SILVIS, Ill. Zach Johnson and William McGirt were at 12-under-par 130 and tied
Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer in the fifth.
Associated Press Excerpts from LeBron James’ story — as told to Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org POLAND Andrea Mochtyak enjoys working two jobs and living a
“When you talk of northeast Ohio, the people who have grown up here or have been here for a portion
Dec. 30, 1984: LeBron Raymone James is born at Akron City Hospital. July 1999: With friends Sian
Baseball New York - Penn League McNamara Division WLPct.GB Hudson Valley (Rays)217.750—
Today is Saturday, July 12, the 193rd day of 2014. There are 172 days left in the year.
courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Chad A. Thorne, 41, of 127 Alabaster Ave., Canfield,
Praise service southington Southington United Methodist Church, 4348 Smith Nelson Road, NE, will
birthdays Actor-comedian Bill Cosby is 77. Singer Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac is 71. Actress
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Geri Jacquet will be honored at the 10 a.m. July 20 Mass at St. Brendan
vacation bible school Sessions in the area Lists of vacation Bible schools open to the public
Associated Press WASHINGTON Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower
Church dedication WARREN Restoration Christian Fellowship Church will conduct a building
Associated Press NEW YORK Citing an anthrax scare and other safety problems, the Centers for
Associated Press NEW DELHI A 14-year-old girl was dragged into a forest and raped on the orders
10 counts of rape WARREN Richard A. Benchea, 61, of Belvedere Avenue Southeast, remained in the
sunday news shows Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: Attorney
A Mahoning County grand jury Thursday indicted these people, who are expected to be arraigned later
Associated Press JERUSALEM With the official Palestinian count of the dead passing 100, and
Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Nakia Johnson and Orestis Jones, Youngstown, boy, July 10.
Fun and Safety Day NORTH LIMA The sixth annual Kid’s Fun and Safety Day is from 6 to 9 p.m.
Associated Press TOKYO A strong earthquake hit Japan’s northern coast Saturday near the nuclear
By LINDA M. LINONIS email@example.com BOARDMAN In the study of Shinnyo Buddhism, the
Associated Press CLEVELAND The oft-maligned city of Cleveland is on quite a roll. Cheers
Today’s entertainment picks: v Summer Festival of the Arts, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Today’s highlights
Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .61, 24.80 —.13 Avalon
The decision will help level the playing field for local steel tube producers.
On July 24 there will be about 100 former Arby's corporate employees at the Youngstown corporate offices in town for a reunion.
Opinion: COLUMBUS Citizen proponents of various constitutional amendments, law changes, policy proposals
Associated Press WASHINGTON Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-
Editorial: Each June, visitors to Mill Creek MetroParks come to understand why this unique urban setting has
LeBron James is back. Now get off his lawn.
Associated Press WASHINGTON Balloon drops might be competing with basketballs in Cleveland.
Ohio overpaid $88M in food stamps in ’13 COLUMBUS Ohio’s overpayment of food-stamp benefits last
HBK moves into new headquarters CANFIELD HBK CPAs and Consultants has moved into a new 35,000