Stories published July 19, 2014
The newly appointed chairman of Youngstown Schools’ Academic Distress Commission believes the school district is working to improve but believes a greater sense of urgency is needed.
Mahoning County officials have differing interpretations as to who’s entitled to park at the curb along the perimeter of the county courthouse in areas designated “police vehicles-only” along Boardman and Market streets.
James Gagliano, Jockey Club president and CEO, wants to know: “Where have all the horses gone?”
Austintown Township has put two $1 million payments from the new racino toward improving its roads and paying off a loan for a new communications department.
Howard Schaevitz decided it was best to keep his prized possession, a beautiful sleek 1912 Packard Model 18 Landaulet, housed in its trailer in the Packard Music Hall parking lot, visible only to those who happened to wander by during Saturday’s nonstop rainfall.
Last year, a Trumbull County elementary-school girl spoke in her class for the first time.
Shannon Benzenhoefer is well aware that membership in the local chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse International that she is working to start will be the furthest thing from easy.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Howland Township Police Department and the Weathersfield Township Police Department are conducting two operating a vehicle impaired (OVI) checkpoints between 10 p.m. today and 3 a.m. Sunday on North Road in Howland Township and state Route 46 in Weathersfield Township.
Federal grants fund the checkpoints
Tom and Kathy Wysenski of Boardman announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Wysenski and A.J. Ondrey, son of Wendy Laddy of Youngstown and Jan Ondrey of North Lima and the late Ed Ondrey.
Rebecca Louks and Matthew Waigand, both of Chillicothe, Ohio, are announcing their engagement along
BOARDMAN Rachel Utsinger and Danilo Sebastiani, both of Boardman, are planning to exchange
LOWELLVILLE Joseph and Michele Ballone, parents of Carmela Louise Ballone, are announcing the
HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY Carmel Nellie Leone HONOREE Residence: Humility House in Austintown
Butterfly festival is open today YOUNGSTOWN The second annual Butterfly Festival is from 1 to 4
I still get a kick out of watching baseball’s All-Star Game.
The Phantoms announced ticket prices for the 2014-15 season that include a season-ticket price cut for the best seats in the house.
Creekside Fitness went 3-0 on Friday at Cene Park.
Once he made a birdie, and then another, nothing could stop Rory McIlroy.
Leo Castillo’s bases-clearing double was part of a six-run fourth inning for the Scrappers.
He praised the Chevrolet Cruze as a ‘world-class car’
The Warren Board of Education has selected Steve Chiaro as its new superintendent, replacing Michael Notar
A Girard woman has been ordered to get treatment in lieu of conviction after pleading guilty to falsifying military documents in a failed attempt to get veteran’s benefits.
By EMMALEE C. TORISK firstname.lastname@example.org LOWELLVILLE When Roslyn Torella’s grandfather emigrated
Businessman Paul Clouser helped Warren officials provide people with a good way to get from the Franklin Street Parking deck to Courthouse Square
Chuck Kountz, left, and Tommy Christmas, right, members of the reality show “Fat N’ Furious: Rolling Thunder,” pose Friday with fan Mike Powell of East Palestine at the Quaker Steak & Lube restaurant in Boardman.
The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season.
Round 2 Leaderboard Royal Liverpool Golf Course Hoylake, EnglandSFlbPar 72 Yardage: 7,312
Tiger Woods needed a birdie at the final hole — his only one of the day — just to make the cut.
CORRECTION Logan Green and Yannick Atanga of Canfield became parents of a baby boy July 5 at St.
birthdays Country singer Sue Thompson is 88. Country singer George Hamilton IV is 77. Singer
By DEBORAH WEISBERG Pittsburgh Tribune-Review WASHINGTON, Pa. Glass collectors will gather
Time and time again, the spirit of the 11-12 Canfield Little League baseball team was put to the test in its run to another state tournament appearance.
Laura Diaz almost chose to walk away from golf to spend more time at home with her family.
Cleveland overcame a 3-0 deficit to climb into second place
The Trumbull County grand jury has handed up a second major rape case this week, indicting Michael A. Hanick, 58, of Clearfield Avenue in Weathersfield Township on 11 counts of rape, including seven that carry a potential life prison sentence.
Associated Prss PITTSBURGH Gov. Tom Corbett says he’s concerned about health risks presented by
Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. Pennsylvania’s labor force had its second-largest monthly
Associated Press WASHINGTON Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes
Associated Press WASHINGTON The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure
Officials say two ran drug ring from prison CINCINNATI Authorities say an inmate and ex-inmate
Associated Press FOLCROFT, Pa. The president and majority owner of a southeastern Pennsylvania
Associated Press CABOT, Pa. A search this week of a property in western Pennsylvania came up
One more defendant awaits sentencing next month and another awaits an October jury trial.
Reports: 115 killed in seizure of gas field BEIRUT Islamic extremists killed at least 115 Syrian
The bill is called the Breaking Addiction Act
Visitors attending the Packard Automobile Club National Meet got to see and imagine parts of Warren’s history relating to the Packard family
Associated Press PHILADELPHIA Police say a leader at a west Philadelphia mosque is under arrest
Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. The Corbett administration and an environmental group said
By ANGELA CHARLTON Associated Press PARIS The downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine is likely
Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio’s measles epidemic appears to be winding down, according to the
Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah will have to
Opinion: COLUMBUS I’ve said it in this space before, and I’ll say it again: Josh Mandel seems like such a
Boardman will soon welcome the newest Covelli-operated Panera Bread in the Valley.
Associated Press ROZSYPNE, Ukraine World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who
Lists of vacation Bible schools open to the public will run on the Religion page. Please include the
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Part of the building was the original Rayen School
Ministry canceled YOUNGSTOWN The Mother’s Ministry of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist
Associated Press DETROIT General Motors knew of ignition-switch problems with 6.7 million
Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Correction: Logan Green and Yannick Atanga, Canfield, boy,
If you go What: “Bare,” a pop opera” Where: The Oakland When: 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Friday
Associated Press CINCINNATI A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit by 10 tea-party groups to
Democratic precinct committee members will meet Aug. 7, 8 or 11 to vote
Associated Press ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern
As Christians, we should reach for God’s best, not settle for less. Many times we fall short of what
Editorial: This should be the summer of the American people’s discontent — over Congress’ failure to pass a
Slovak pilgrimage to national shrine NORTH JACKSON The Youngstown chapter of the Slovak Catholic
Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday in a
Associated Press COLUMBUS The farmer featured in radio ads for Gov. John Kasich airing across
Manufacturers coalition focuses efforts on promoting jobs in manufacturing through internships, website
Today is Saturday, July 19, the 200th day of 2014. There are 165 days left in the year.
newsmakers ‘Treme’ actor settling profiling suit vs. Macy’s NEW YORK A black actor who accused
Opinion: Bismarck (N.D.) Tribune: It would be difficult to classify the early July saltwater spill near
Associated Press PATEROS, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed
CNG station to open GIRARD IGS CNG Services’ sixth public compressed natural- gas fueling
Today’s entertainment picks: v Waterfire, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.: The arts and music festival returns
Canine parvovirus on the rise
courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Patrick J.G. Reed, 30, of 5873 Country Trail,
Associated Press Pittsburgh Travis Snider’s pinch-hit double in the eighth scored Neil Walker to
Road closed BOARDMAN West Parkside Drive is closed until further notice, according to the