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Northeast Ohio native country singer Mark Leach started his musical education early.
Pietro Lombardi of Brookfield takes aim while playing bocce at the Mount Carmel Society Festival in Lowellville on Wednesday. The festival, now in its 119th ...
Stories published July 17, 2014
A majority of Ohioans think it’s a bad idea to force online retailers to collect and remit sales taxes to states where purchases are made, according to a poll released Thursday by a conservative think tank that also opposes the setup.
All eyes seem to be on Youngstown.
The man arrested Wednesday in the slaying of a 56-year-old Struthers Manor resident likely won’t be extradited from Pennsylvania to Ohio until early next week
Although it costs him more to buy natural, antibiotic-free, hormone-free poultry and certified organic grass-fed beef, Ottavio Musumeci, owner of Station Square Ristorante, wants his customers to have the best product.
Many people recall where they were April 26, 1984, the day a thick plume of black smoke at Idora Park rose into the blue sky and was seen for miles.
The Mahoning County commissioners have placed on the Nov. 4 ballot a 1.85-mill, five-year Children Services real-estate tax levy that would generate $7,303,723 annually, which is nearly $2.8 million more than the combined revenue from the two levies it would replace.
A cemetery beyond a century old is building a new experience for its future clients who choose cremation.
A visiting judge Thursday dispensed with several motions for one defendant in a capital-murder case, while continuing an evidence-suppression hearing for the other in the 2010 case of a slain real-estate agent.
The Mahoning-Youngstown Community Action Partnership has lost its Head Start/Early Head Start program after being disqualified from a federal food-service grant.
Golfer lineup for the 2014 Greatest Golfer Tournament based on current registration trends.
UPDATE: Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane
Contributions to the Youngstown Maker City Initiative praised
Two men indicted on sex charges
Official: Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine
Judge sets new Dec. 8 trial date for James Holmes
GM UPDATE | Officials say Delphi has no responsibility for switch failure
Downtown Youngstown company looks to expand
Mahoning commissioners place CSB levy on Nov. ballot
Tod Cemetery builds ‘serene’ garden for cremation remains
Copper plumbing stolen from Boardman house
Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year
Gaza rocket hits Israel as humanitarian lull ends
Picnic will raise funds for St. Jude’s NEW CASTLE, PA. The Comfort Inn, 1740 New Butler Road, is
A West Middlesex student has won a prestigious title.
Making Kids Count is a nonprofit that does special things for children.
Backed by a strong pitching performance from Cleveland Indians starter T.J. House, the Scrappers kicked off a six-game homestand with a 4-0 win over Connecticut in front of 3,003 fans.
As another day of shelling in Gaza killed four children in ongoing conflict between the Israeli military and Hamas, leaders of the Valley πs Jewish and Palestinian communities were divided on an acceptable solution to the decades-old conflict.
YSU was his first, and last, choice.
The same day that authorities arrested a suspect in the murder of a 56-year-old man in his apartment, a resident of Struthers Manor said security at the Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority-owned complex leaves a lot to be desired.
Creekside Fitness pitcher John Schreiber stands all of 5-foot-10, weighs 160 pounds, wears braces and looks more like a sophomore second baseman than a Kent State recruit.
Mahoning County may pay $20,000 from hotel bed tax revenues to sponsor coverage by Make magazine of the Youngstown Maker Faire.
Play begins today in Knoxville, Tenn.
Loan T. Vang, 75, died in a basement fire Wednesday at her house at 949 Columbia Place Southeast despite the efforts of the Warren Fire Department.
Faced with competition from women who mostly ranged in age from 18 to 28, Lewis never thought she’d make the team. And then, she did.
Officials with Trumbull County’s four health departments and others presented their vision for a future where environmental dangers are prosecuted and resolved efficiently.
Kendrick Perry expects to play overseas next season.
The issues that can cause so much angst in the high school years are laid bare in the latest Oakland Center for the Arts’ production.
Northeast Ohio native country singer Mark Leach started his musical education early.
By JORDAN COHEN firstname.lastname@example.org NILES With the city staring at huge deficits and a rapidly
Mayor Doug Franklin and other Ohio mayors are collectively urging the U.S. Justice Department to consider the damage that was done to cities like Warren in future settlements with financial institutions that carried out abusive lending practices leading to the meltdown of the U.S. housing market.
OH WOW! organizing the effort that will showcase many efforts in STEM throughout the Mahoning Valley
A man wanted on a 20-count rape indictment who was on the Pennsylvania State police Top 10 Most Wanted was arrested Wednesday at a house at 836 Kenilworth Ave. SE.
He’s raised about three times as much as his challenger overall
Also beats other woman with baseball bat
Pietro Lombardi of Brookfield takes aim while playing bocce at the Mount Carmel Society Festival in Lowellville on Wednesday. The festival, now in its 119th year, opened at 6 p.m. Wednesday and will run through Saturday.
The Mount Carmel Society is a way to honor all immigrants and Americans who settled Girard, said Mayor Jim Melfi.
Boys 17-and-under Automatic qualifiers Billy ColbertPine Lakes Bradley MillerMohawk Trails
There is one thing that can save him, though. A victory over the Buckeyes.
JUNIOR Qualifier The top four golfers from the final qualifying event Wednesday at Trumbull
James Jones, who spent the previous four seasons playing with James in Miami, will earn $1.4 million next season.
Botanical vinegars When: Today, 6:30– 8:30 p.m. What: Vinegars are both food and medicine, easy
Spiders are the basis for many of the questions that come into the OSU Extension office. From how to get rid of webs to keeping them out of the house to the identification of something that might be poisonous, spiders continue to be of great concern to many people due to the mythical fear that many are poisonous or dangerous.
By Eric Barrett OSU Extension The multicolored Asian lady beetle (MALB) is a non-native insect
Q. How can I kill the poison ivy growing in my yard and grass? Iris from Youngstown A. Poison
Black, jumping insects Flea beetles: They make tons of little holes in the leaves of eggplants
Associated Press TOLEDO Just days after his infant daughter’s death, Nathen Steffel asked
Associated Press New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that
Was driving man to sentencing hearing
Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was “out of town” when the
ODDLY ENOUGH Red Bull spills onto I-95 in Florida truck crash ROCKLEDGE, Fla. Call it a
COLUMBUS – In the first six months of 2014, the Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated a wide range of felony offenses and increased total drug arrests from the year before.
Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israel and Hamas agreed to a five-hour U.N. brokered
Associated Press TEXARKANA, Texas A Texas actress who tried to blame her husband after sending
Two other people involved in the case will be charged with theft and receiving stolen property.
Seasonal needle drop Evergreen trees are not really evergreen. Depending on the species, needles
Kids’ Choice Sports 2014 (8 p.m., Nickelodeon): The inaugural Kids’ Choice Sports 2014, hosted by
The union representing patrol officers in Girard Police Department has filed a complaint in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court in an attempt to force Police Chief Jeffrey Palmer to conduct the department’s shift bidding process a second time.
Road paving and installation of storm-water catch basins and pipe is expected to begin in about a month along North River Road in Howland Township between state Route 46 and North Road.
By MARC KOVAC email@example.com COLUMBUS Wondering whatever happened to the security deposit on
Child found with dog WARREN Police were called to Iddings Avenue Southeast at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday
Associated Press CINCINNATI The Ohio Attorney General’s Office urged a federal appeals court to
The 2 Hype Lounge, 948 Mahoning Ave., Warren; 330-395-0080 Sat: Youngstown’s Total Package Band, 8
‘Hairspray’ at Kent-Trumbull Patience Knowles, center, stars as Tracy Turnblad in Kent-Trumbull
Opinion: Whenever Democrats are in real trouble politically, the Republicans seem to come up with something
Festivals and public art projects are the topics of the week. The first Waterfire of the summer
Opinion: Reagan would cringe to see moral and political downfall of the US “If we ever forget we are one
Today is Thursday, July 17, the 198th day of 2014. There are 167 days left in the year.
Township looking for ways to improve for next emergency
Opinion: Los Angeles Times: The concept would be laughable if there weren’t so many people taking it
Opinion: Limiting number of geese in park is needed to manage wildlife On July 14, a Mill Creek MetroParks
NEW THIS WEEK Planes: Fire and Rescue (PG) In this animated movie set in a world of
Associated Press CHILLICOTHE, Ohio The state on Wednesday unveiled a large solar panel project
Agenda Friday Warren school board, special meeting, 1 p.m., Upton board room, administration
PNC reports on 2Q PITTSBURGH The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. reported second-quarter 2014
CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.
Tressel to appear at Phantoms golf outing POLAND Youngstown State president Jim Tressel will be
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN General Motors executives will appear before the U.S. Senate Commerce
Today Children A Library Eruption! Volcanoes in Action!, 11 a.m., Tri-Lakes Public Library,
AUDITIONS ACTORS “Tigers Be Still,SDRq directed by Christopher Fidram, Youngstown Playhouse, 600
Associated Press PITTSBURGH The head of Pennsylvania’s Department of Health said Wednesday that
Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Steven and Doreen Holtz, Youngstown, boy, July 15.
Missouri executes man for killing 3 BONNE TERRE, Mo. A former methamphetamine dealer was
courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Matthew R. Hockenberry, 29, of 53 Melbourne Ave.,
Opinion: WASHINGTON Sarah Palin is right about impeaching President Obama. No, not that the president
Stop the Violence BOARDMAN A Stop The Violence Rally will take place from 4 p.m. to dusk Sunday
Editorial: With the Islamic extremist Taliban hovering over war-ravaged Afghanistan like a vulture, the
POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield city and Austintown: CANFIELD
Joey Shushok's bucket hat might be a good-luck charm.