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Ohio man drowns trying to rescue his dog

Ohio man drowns trying to rescue his dog


Minors face charges after chase in Hubbard

Minors face charges after chase in Hubbard


Lordstown power-plant hearing to resume next week

Power-plant hearing to resume next week


Brookfield schools released from fiscal emergency

Brookfield schools released from fiscal emergency


Trumbull County shows decline in drug overdoses

Trumbull County shows decline in drug overdoses


Rain shuts Yosemite, threatens problems at tallest US dam

Rain shuts Yosemite, threatens problems at tallest US dam


Ford recalls trucks, SUVs for transmission shifter problem

Ford recalls trucks, SUVs for transmission shifter problem


Arizona, Texas send 400 troops to border after Trump's call

Arizona, Texas send 400 troops to border after Trump's call


Indians beat Royals 3-2 in home opener

Michael Brantley leads Indians to 3-2 home-opening win.


Stocks dive as US proposes more China tariffs; Dow falls 700

Stocks dive as US proposes more China tariffs; Dow falls 700


Phones down at Mahoning County JFS

Phones down at Mahoning County JFS


Springfield Local Athletic Booster Club has new website to promote fundraising

Springfield Local Athletic Booster Club has new website to promote fundraising


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Results show raccoons killed by police were not rabid

Results show raccoons killed by police were not rabid


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UPDATE | Niles, TAG raid Robbins Avenue home, seize drugs and cash

UPDATE | Niles, TAG raid Robbins Avenue home, seize drugs and cash


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


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Fitch Band to ‘Honor our Heroes’ in DC

The Austintown Fitch High School Marching Band will perform in the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, D.C.


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Woman arrested for domestic violence caught on video

Woman arrested for domestic violence caught on video


Man allegedly involved in 2017 shootout gets probation

Man allegedly involved in 2017 shootout gets probation


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Washington Prime to redevelop Sears’ space

Washington Prime to redevelop Sears’ space


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Toby Keith will headline Canfield Fair concert

Toby Keith will headline Canfield Fair concert


Second Hanni drops out of court race; D’Apolito unopposed

Second Hanni drops out of appeals court race leaving D’Apolito unopposed for Dem nomination


Man under arrest after leading police on dirt bike chase

Man under arrest after leading police on dirt bike chase


Dad: Don't bring 'dope man' to the house

Dad: Don't bring 'dope man' to the house


Mayor wants to brighten up Youngstown

Mayor wants to brighten up Youngstown


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UPDATE | LaRosa apologizes to Belcastro family; daughters not swayed

UPDATE | LaRosa apologizes to Belcastro family; daughters not swayed

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Chevrolet unveils 2019 Cruze

Chevrolet unveils 2019 Cruze


YSU baseball, softball series moved home

The YSU baseball and softball teams were scheduled to be at Oakland this weekend.


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Young dad gets custody of son at center of 58-week probe

Roland Hahn, the 18-month-old who was taken to Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman in February 2017 for skull fractures and brain bleeding, is back in his father’s arms in Florida, and has recovered from his injuries.


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Canfield man faces federal gun charges

Father of man accused of driving in a fatal accident in federal custody


‘Chappaquiddick’ tries to illuminate murky Kennedy crash Ripples of a scandal

‘Chappaquiddick’ Grade: 2 and a half stars (out of 4) Rating: PG-13 for thematic material,


Crude ‘Blockers’ is really about gender bias

‘Blockers’ Grade: 3 stars (out of 4) Rating: R for crude and sexual content, and language


‘A Quiet Place’ is ingenious

‘A QUIET PLACE’ Grade: 3 stars (out of 4) Rating: PG-13 for terror and some bloody images


Mental health board seeks levy funds to address opioid epidemic, mental health in schools

The .85-mill levy renewal and .5-mill increase would cost the owner of a $100,000 house $43.20 per year.


HomeGoods still considering Lordstown residential land

TJX Companies Inc. plans to move forward with its plans to build 1.2 million square foot HomeGoods distribution center on residentially zoned property.


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Sister, daughter, talk of slain woman in freezer case

Were in court for pretrial hearing for suspect


Irving needs knee surgery, out for playoffs

Kyrie Irving hasn’t played since March 11 and says he won’t dwell on what might have been.


THURSDAY AROUND THE NHL

Penguins 5, Blue Jackets 4, OT COLUMBUS Phil Kessel scored 1:06 into overtime and the Pittsburgh


Polanco’s home run lifts Pirates

The results are showing


Boardman Sears to close mid-July

While Sears and Toys “R” Us stores prepare to close, the township has new retail development in the works and announcements on the horizon.


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City hopes to get test results on raccoons

City police euthanize six over four-day period

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Poland beats Struthers 14-6 at Cene Park

STRUTHERS What wasn’t on the scoreboard was just as big for Poland’s baseball team as what the Bulldogs put on it Thursday at Cene Park.


Amid White House turmoil, Kelly’s clout dwindles

Associated Press WASHINGTON When President Donald Trump made a congratulatory phone call to


Trump confident about Pruitt

Associated Press WASHINGTON White House officials sounded increasingly doubtful Thursday about


Administration plans more sanctions against Russians

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration is preparing to impose new sanctions on


WE Center opens at YBI

The Youngstown Business Incubator’s Women in Entrepreneurship Center opened Thursday with a private open house celebration.


YEARS AGO FOR APRIL 6

Today is Friday, April 6, the 96th day of 2018. There are 269 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Authorities probe man’s death

Associated Press CINCINNATI Authorities in Cincinnati are trying to determine why a 36-year-old


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v YSU Dance Ensemble, 7:30 p.m.: Student troupe’s annual show ($14,


2 UN peacekeepers killed, 10 hurt in northern Mali

2 UN peacekeepers killed, 10 hurt in northern Mali BAMAKO, Mali The U.N. mission in Mali says at


Decomposed body washes ashore from Lake Erie

Associated Press GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE Authorities are trying to identify a badly decomposed body


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing East Side Crime Watch, 1001 Oak St., corner of Fruit Street, Youngstown,


newsmakers

newsmakers Jury selection wraps up in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial NORRISTOWN, Pa.


oddly enough

oddly enough Carnival trades cruise for teen’s Snapchat handle PROSPECT, Va. Carnival Cruise


Goodyear tires may have caused 95 deaths, injuries

Allegations were revealed in letter from NHTSA Associated Press DETROIT The U.S. government’s


Ohio State probes allegations against former trainer

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio State says an investigation is underway into sexual misconduct


Global stock indexes jump as tensions ease

Associated Press NEW YORK Global stock indexes kept climbing Thursday as investors around the


US-China TRADE WAR Some will win, but many will lose on both sides

Biggest casualty: American agriculture Associated Press BEIJING China’s threat to raise


Facebook: Most users’ data may have been ‘scraped’

Associated Press NEW YORK Facebook’s acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman HOSPITAL Ariel Danver, East Liverpool, girl, April 4. Tami


LeBron sparks furious really in Cavs’ victory

The Cavs trailed 104-87 with 7:35 left before storming back.


Associated Press

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio would get a “red flag” law and other bipartisan gun law changes


OSU, Michigan bounced in NCAA Frozen Four

Minnesota Duluth and Notre Dame will meet for the title Saturday night.


Guard charged in inmate bribery case

Associated Press NEW YORK A federal prison guard has been charged with taking bribes to smuggle


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Man indicted for October overdose death

Had served seven years previously for involuntary manslaughter


Russia takes protest of blame to the UN

Associated Press LONDON In her first public comment since she and her father were poisoned by a


American farmers in crosshairs of Trump’s trade war with China

Opinion: By Cokie Roberts and Steven V. ROBERTS Andrews McMeel Syndication The president has triggered a


THURSDAY’S OTHER NBA GAMES

Pacers 126, Warriors 106 INDIANAPOLIS Bojan Bogdanovic had 28 points, Victor Oladipo scored 14


Big Pharma to blame

Opinion: By Domenica Ghanem OtherWords At a recent rally in New Hampshire, President Donald Trump called


AROUND THE HORN | Thursday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Tigers 9, White Sox 7, 10 innings CHICAGO Niko Goodrum hit a two-run homer


Awareness, action needed to stop distracted driving; special corridor is in placeSFlb

Editorial: Throughout April, Ohio and other states across the nation amp up campaigns to alert motorists of


YSU SPORTS SCHEDULE

ysu SPORTS SCHEDULE TODAY BASEBALL YSU at Oakland, 3 p.m. SOFTBALL YSU at Oakland, 3


THURSDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL RESULTS

BASEBALL Austintown Fitch 5, Cardinal Mooney 1 STRUTHERS Cole Constance and two relievers


Woods plods through first Masters round since 2015

Tiger Woods had an unspectacular opening round on Thursday, settling for a 1-over 73.


East High hosts School and Family Partnership Brunch

‘Communication is key’ is the resounding message during Reimaging Parent-School Relationship Brunch at East High School

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Medically assisted suicide legalized in Hawaii

Associated Press HONOLULU Hawaii became the latest liberal-leaning state to legalize medically


SPORTS digest


Birdie binge has 2015 Masters champ Spieth in lead at Augusta

Jordan Spieth appears to be back on his game. Tiger Woods? He has some catching up to do.


Trump: 2,000-4,000 troops needed for border security

Associated Press PHOENIX President Donald Trump said Thursday that he wants to send between


Miss Jablonski to be bride of Jason Vinkler

LIBERTY John and Jodie Jablonski of Liberty are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Miss Feldmann, Logan Wigley are engaged

poland Mark and Catherine Wigley of Poland are announcing the engagement of their son, Logan


Agapi Mantos, Adam Tzagournis plan fall nuptials

warren Dimitrios and Elenie Mantos of Warren are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Miss Gardlock, Elliot Watts will marry in April

NILES Terry and Jill Gardlock of Niles are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay


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Glenwood PTA hosts volleyball championship

Students, teachers and police gathered in the gymnasium of Glenwood Junior High School for a volleyball championship on the evening of March 22.

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CHC students celebrate spring

Despite it being a chilly, rainy day, C.H. Campbell Elementary School students celebrated the school’s annual Beach Day on March 27.

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Spartan Stadium Project benefactors honored

Boardman residents Bill and Karen Veri are this year’s recipients of the Boardman Civic

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Canfield students headed to Florida this summer

Eight students from Canfield are headed to the 2018 NSDA National Speech and Debate Tournament in

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Children ‘Go for Gold!’ at Boardman library

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Boardman library celebrated the Winter Olympic Games

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Easter events for children at Heritage Presbyterian

Heritage Presbyterian Church had their sixth annual Easter egg hunt on March 24.

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AES prepares incoming kindergartners

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Austintown Elementary School hosted a “Kindergarten

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Austintown Community Briefs

Laenen to speak on her WWII experiences On April 16, members of the local World War II Heritage


March 23

March 23 Theft: A Notre Dame Avenue girl reported a laptop computer missing from her vehicle.


Poland Community Briefs

Dunkin’ Donuts helps feed local families Now through April 30, Dunkin’ Donuts in Columbiana,


Fitch honors victims at safety assembly

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Austintown Fitch High School honored the victims of the

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Middle school connects with Indian students

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Poland Middle School had a video chat session with

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Bands perform at winter concert

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Boardman band programs had their annual winter concert on


Canfield Community Briefs

Local church to have pasta dinner fundraiser There will be a pasta dinner on April 15 from 12-2


Head shaving event to fund treatment for children with cancer

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com O’Donold’s Irish Pub and Grill in Austintown had a series of

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Hilltop book fair celebrates Wild Wild West

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Students at Hilltop Elementary School kicked off the

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Boardman Community Briefs

Band and Orchestra Parents to host fundraising event The Boardman Band and Orchestra Parents will


Canfield Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants spring sports news Rain, sun and warmer days are on the way. Spring athletics have


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PTA hosts party for children and fathers at AES

Austintown Elementary School hosted a father/child event on March 23 for all grades in the school.

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YAPA celebrates 92nd anniversary

Neighbors | Submitted .The Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Association (YAPA) has began its 92nd year

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YAPA celebrates 92nd anniversary

Neighbors | Submitted .The Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Association (YAPA) has began its 92nd year

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Puppet show at Dobbins teaches students about bullying

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Dobbins Elementary students waited excitedly in the

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Quiz Bowl team continues dominant streak

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Boardman High School Quiz Bowl team continued their

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