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Mahoning County engineer post jobs as strike looms

YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County Engineer’s office has posted listings for temporary jobs as its employees in Teamsters Local 377 threaten to go on strike. Those who apply for the jobs, which include drivers with commercial licenses and laborers, could begin as early as Monday, which is the earliest day the union employees could begin a strike.


Judge rules on security level for 2 at mental health facility

Judge rules on security level for 2 at mental health facility


Mill Creek MetroParks reaches settlement with former cafe operators

Mill Creek MetroParks reaches settlement with former cafe operators


Campbell council discusses plans for water plant

Campbell council discusses plans for water plant


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Phantoms hot March has them in line for playoffs bye

YOUNGSTOWN When the Youngstown Phantoms opened their ninth USHL season last October with a 2-4-1-1 record, clinching a first-round playoff bye was a distant dream.


Mahoning County Coroner's office receives state funding for toxicology screenings

Mahoning County Coroner's office receives state funding for toxicology screenings


East Side man could lose his home to chill-can plant expansion

East Side man could lose his home to chill-can plant expansion


Congress' challenge: How to tame industry giant Facebook

Congress' challenge: How to tame industry giant Facebook


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Good Humor Radio Players will present inaugural show

YOUNGSTOWN The Good Humor Radio Players will make its debut next week in a venue that is appropriate in many ways. The new audio-drama troupe, led by Youngstown State University professor Fred Owens, will present the Good Humor Radio Hour in the ballroom of the Tyler History Center, downtown.


UPDATE | Trump signs order to send troops to US border

Trump signs order to send troops to US border


Weathersfield fire Chief Randy Pugh dies at 58

Weathersfield fire Chief Randy Pugh dies at 58


Smucker to buy company behind Rachael Ray dog food

Smucker to buy company behind Rachael Ray dog food


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Police: YouTube shooter was calm in interview before attack

Police: YouTube shooter was calm in interview before attack

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UPDATE | Roads reopened after Tuesday night flooding

ODOT reports state Route 711 to I-680 is open


East hosts School and Family Partnership brunch

East hosts School and Family Partnership brunch


Hearing starts Thursday in Jacob LaRosa aggravated murder sentencing

Hearing starts Thursday in Jacob LaRosa aggravated murder sentencing


Commissioners rename Girard-McDonald viaduct the “Officer Justin Leo Memorial Bridge”

Commissioners rename Girard-McDonald viaduct the “Officer Justin Leo Memorial Bridge”

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Austintown Food Service Department earns $37,000 equipment grant

Austintown Food Service Department earns $37,000 equipment grant


New Trumbull tourism director starts May 3

New Trumbull tourism director starts May 3

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White House says Syria mission coming to ‘a rapid end’

White House says Syria mission coming to ‘a rapid end’


Luncheon underway to commemorate MLK's legacy

Luncheon underway to commemorate MLK's legacy


Break-in suspect found hiding underneath a pile of rubbish

Break-in suspect found hiding underneath a pile of rubbish


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Warrant search reveals crack and steroids

Warrant search reveals crack and steroids


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


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UPDATE | Ryan responds to Trump, says Lordstown Cruze, Valley economy at risk

Ryan responds to Trump Administration attacks on American manufacturing


Mahoning Engineer posts job listings as possible strike looms

Mahoning Engineer posts job listings as possible strike looms


Mercer woman had 27 painkillers in bra, police say

Mercer woman had 27 painkillers in bra, police say


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Deja vu: Same guy, same DUI charge, same cop

Deja vu: Same guy, same DUI charge, same cop


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WIND STORM | Outages in the Valley

WIND STORM | Outages in the Valley


Niles schools planning cuts following state audit

The Niles school board will vote April 19 on cuts to eliminate a deficit.


Richard Cordray says he’s only Democrat gubernatorial candidate who can get elected

Cordray says he opposes the Youngstown plan to get public schools out of academic distress.


‘Chappaquiddick’ focuses on aftermath of Kennedy accident

By RYAN PEARSON AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES Jason Clarke plunged into frigid waters,


Earth Fest at Penn State campus

Staff report Sharon, Pa. Penn State Shenango’s annual Earth Fest will take place Saturday from


Mahoning County Board of Elections is moving polling locations out of some schools

The decision was a ‘safety measure for schools,’ the board director says


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Hop into your own brewing experience at Croaker’s Kegs & Corks

Brewing your own beer isn't work, it’s enjoyable.

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Creative and convenient healthy snacks and sandwiches

Family Features Quick and easy meals can be hard to come by, especially ones that don’t sacrifice


The top paid iPhone apps on the App Store for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top paid iPhone apps on the App Store for the most recent one-week sales period: v


BUSINESS DIGEST ||

Dunkin’ Donuts raising funds YOUNGSTOWN Now through April 30, Dunkin’ Donuts in Columbiana,


Warren man pleads guilty to starving three dogs, one of whom died

Warren man pleads guilty to starving three dogs, one of whom died


Kasich unsure about presidential run in 2020

Associated Press HENNIKER, N.H. Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Tuesday that he doesn’t know if he


YSU errors costly against Pitt

Game was moved to Pittsburgh because of weather


Impatient Trump wants military to secure border

Associated Press WASHINGTON Frustrated by slow action on a major campaign promise, President


Spotify’s stock market debut strikes chord with Wall Street investors

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO Spotify’s opening act on Wall Street struck a chord with


Oddly enough

Oddly enough Pic of author in front of ship fuels fish oil flap REEDVILLE, Va. A group that


Salads to make with grapes

Grape and Salmon Power Salad California Table Grape Commission Servings: 6 3/4cup pearled


Cavaliers top Raptors in playoff tune-up

LeBron James scored 27 points, the last coming on a sensational layup.


newsmakers

newsmakers Cosby judge delivers 2 victories to defense NORRISTOWN, Pa. As jury selection


Woman shoots 3, kills self at YouTube

Associated Press SAN BRUNO, Calif. Two law enforcement officials say a shooting that wounded


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Food sales and dinners through April 11

Valley food sales and dinners


Orange cocktail with a coconut twist

Orange Coconut Mimosa Here’s a quick n’ fizzy cocktail with a coconut twist. Mix tart orange juice


rev. dr. martin luther king jr. 50 years later, heirs still grappling with death

Staff/wire reports ATLANTA On April 4, 1968, a movement lost its patriarch when the Rev. Dr.


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ODOT, state patrol team up to tackle distracted driving

Corridor on I-76, I-80, first in state to concentrate on distracted driving

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Migrant caravan halted in Mexico

Associated Press MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico The caravan of Central American migrants that angered


Despite turnover, Pirates unbeaten

Many pitch in for 4-0 start


New team targets online opioid sales fueling the drug crisis

Associated Press WASHINGTON His moniker was “DARKKING22,” and authorities say he offered a


Warren officials discuss ways to encourage more police officer candidates

Warren officials discuss ways to encourage more police officer candidates


prep sports at a glance

BASEBALL South Range 13, Newark (N.Y.) 0 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. Jake Gehring struck out 13


MAHONING COURTS ||

COURTS MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Angel Corral, 29, of 12586 Salem-Warren Road, Salem,


BIRTHS ||

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Richard and Ashley Martin, Youngstown, boy, April 2. Christine


YEARS AGO FOR APRIL 4

Today is Wednesday, April 4, the 94th day of 2018. There are 271 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Youngstown committee declines to vote on downtown bar patio proposal

The committee wants the patio’s material to be more sturdy than aluminum


Refreshing spring recipes

Family Features For many, spring is an opportunity to hit refresh on many aspects of life,


China’s defense chief calls Moscow trip a signal to US

Associated Press MOSCOW China’s new defense minister says his visit to Russia is a signal to the


OSHP gets tips in freeway shooting investigation

Troopers still seeking witnesses


Veterans Mickelson, Woods practice at Augusta

Woods and Mickelson had not played together at Augusta National since 2009.


Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have

Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have


Israel vows tough response to Gaza protests

Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israel’s defense minister said Tuesday that the military


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Liberty Township trustees, 7:30 a.m., informal caucus session, hearing room,


Americorps, Senior Corps members recognized by mayor

Youngstown Mayor Jamael Tito Brown joined more than 5,000 mayors and other municipal officials who recognized the efforts of Americorps and Senior Corps members


Heavy rains cause flooding, close area roads

Several roads and streets in the tri-county area were water-covered and passable or closed by heavy rain


3 charged in Ohio’s largest meth bust

3 charged in Ohio’s largest meth bust CLEVELAND Federal authorities say three men have been


Scary time in foreign policy

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords I’m scared. I don’t have anything more savvy, or cool, or


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1245.270.93 Aqua America, .71


50 years after assassination, King’s vision is still dream

Editorial: On today’s 50th anniversary of the tragic assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the


Airline deregulation put profit before the interest of passengers

Opinion: By Georgie Anne Geyer Andrews McMeel Syndication WASHINGTON Maybe you know about the beautiful


Car sales slide


Twins take a personal approach

Kelsey Klim and Kollin Chupa of K Squared marketing know something about the entertainment and event industry. They worked with just about every act that came to Youngstown in the last 10 years.


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