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Farmer's Market at B&O part of US program to help poor afford healthy food

On the Downtown Youngstown Farmers Market’s first day of operation in June, the market was sold out by noon.


Former Lowellville chief gets probation for theft, domestic violence

Stacy Kello said Wednesday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court it was either lose her life or wreck her ex-boyfriend’s career.


O'Conner, Balderson race tightens after discovery of uncounted votes

A late addition to voting tallies in Ohio’s congressional special election has further tightened the race.


Fitch freshman ops for STEM training over lazy summer

Instead of relaxing during his summer vacation, an Austintown Fitch High School ninth-grader went to school to learn about STEM.


Single mom, dad of 3 get help to pursue nursing

Two School at Work graduates have received scholarships to Mercy College to continue their dreams of being registered nurses.


Youngstown won't run Youngstown Thermal, mayor says

Youngstown won't run Youngstown Thermal, mayor says


Seven candidates seek a Mahoning County Court judge seat

Seven candidates seek a Mahoning County Court judge seat


West Nile mosquitoes found in Champion and Newton Falls sample sites

West Nile mosquitoes found in Champion and Newton Falls sample sites


Video interrogation of Florida school shooter released

Video interrogation of Florida school shooter released


Father blames 'stand your ground' in son's parking-lot death

Father blames 'stand your ground' in son's parking-lot death


Brad Pitt says he has given Jolie Pitt millions since split

Brad Pitt says he has given Jolie Pitt millions since split


Ohio-based Kroger mulls possible sale of Turkey Hill business unit

Kroger mulls possible sale of Turkey Hill business unit


Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos

Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos


Michigan attorney to be first Muslim woman in Congress

Michigan attorney to be first Muslim woman in Congress


Indonesia quake deaths top 130, aid effort intensifies

Indonesia quake deaths top 130, aid effort intensifies


Pa. man convicted of 1st-degree murder in shooting from car

Pa. man convicted of 1st-degree murder in shooting from car


Ohio man accused of killing wife found incompetent for trial

Ohio man accused of killing wife found incompetent for trial


Austin stadium vote could trigger Columbus Crew move to Texas

Austin stadium vote could trigger Columbus Crew move to Texas


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


UN agency urges Israel to allow emergency fuel into Gaza

UN agency urges Israel to allow emergency fuel into Gaza


Bill Clinton's debut novel is a million seller

Bill Clinton's debut novel is a million seller


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Youngstown police need your help to find shooting suspect

Youngstown police need your help to find shooting suspect


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More than 7 million Americans don’t know they have diabetes

Brought to you by Mercy Health


Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher expecting their second child

Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher expecting their second child


Boys rescued from cave, once stateless, get Thai citizenship

Boys rescued from cave, once stateless, get Thai citizenship


Woman tells police she's a 'clean, thoroughbred, white girl'

Woman tells police she's a 'clean, thoroughbred, white girl'

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'Arts Across America' celebration is Monday in Warren's Quinby Park

'Arts Across America' celebration is Monday in Warren's Quinby Park


UPDATE | Police: Shooting at suburban NY hospital was murder-suicide

Police: Shooting at suburban NY hospital was murder-suicide


Police: Man shot and killed in Philly house

Police: Man shot and killed in Philly house


Ex-chief Jamrozik sentenced to 5 years probation

Ex-chief Jamrozik sentenced to 5 years probation


Democrats pick gay, Native American nominee in Kansas 3rd

Democrats pick gay, Native American nominee in Kansas 3rd


Police: Ohio officer tased 11-year-old girl stealing from market

Police: Ohio officer tased 11-year-old girl stealing from market


Court: Ohio can base e-school funding on participation data

Court: Ohio can base e-school funding on participation data


UPDATE | GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

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Youngstown firefighters extinguish blazes on South, East sides

Youngstown firefighters extinguish blazes on South, East sides


Youngstown firefighters douse West Side car fire

Youngstown firefighters douse West Side car fire


MANAFORT TRIAL UPDATE | Gates, star witness against Manafort, concludes testimony

Gates, star witness against Manafort, concludes testimony


Battling 18 blazes, California may face worst fire season

Battling 18 blazes, California may face worst fire season


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman

Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships


Jay Leno will perform on Stambaugh stage in October

Jay Leno will perform on Stambaugh stage in October


Youngstown mayor says good things happen when people eat together

Community leaders said Tuesday’s National Night Out picnic is the kind of event that brings people together and betters relations between the residents and the police who patrol their streets.


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YSU looking for receivers to catch on

Other than the quarterback battle, the biggest question for the Youngstown State football team will be their receiving corps heading into Week 1.


Baker poised to break out at Ashland

Former EL thrower redshirted in ’18


More charges expected in human-trafficking case

Authorities say Ronald Hellman is in the Mahoning County, charged with four counts of compelling prostitution as part of a human-trafficking investigation that so far has at least 80 victims.


Woman gets three years in home invasion case

The victim told her to stay away from her mother to avoid a lot of problems in her life.


2019 All-Star logo rocks

Cleveland’s rock ‘n’ roll roots will be on display for the 2019 All-Star Game.


Warren trustees sues recovery house operators

The Warren Township trustees have filed legal action against the owner of a recovery house at 4015 Leavitt Drive, saying it violates the single-family residential zoning for the neighborhood.


German beer house, restaurant to open downtown Youngstown

Christian Rinehart plans to transform an unoccupied building that was a German restaurant nearly 100 years ago into the Rhine Haus Bier Hall at 40 N. Phelps St., next door to Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts, which he also owns.


PREPS AT A GLANCE

PREPS AT A GLANCE BOYS GOLF POLAND 151, SOUTH RANGE 167, LAKEVIEW 173, JEFFERSON 202 At


Halestorm pushes boundaries on new album

By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. When four-piece hard-rock band Halestorm


Staying best friends forever

Growing up in Brackenridge, Pa., in the 1970s, I had a few, close neighborhood friends. Our small


Mayor: Niles close to getting out from under fiscal emergency

The issue is approval of a request for proposals from independent firms to develop a complete inventory of all city capital assets.


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Artisan cuisine in New Castle restaurant is worth tasting

Palate, nestled in the corner of the unassuming Westgate Plaza, opened in May 2017 by the restaurant’s co-owner and chef, Sam Michael. Michael, a native of Philadelphia, worked in his parents’ bakery and pizza shop as a young man.


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Shaker Woods craft fest to return

Staff report COLUMBIANA The annual Shaker Woods Festival, a nationally recognized craft show and


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Man may regret wisecracks to cops

Martin D. Halstead, 26, of South Park Drive in Brookfield was charged with a stop-sign violation and driving under suspension early Tuesday, but he could be looking at felonies if substances he’s accused of throwing from his car test positive for drugs.


Warren man grateful officers found him replacement for stolen wheelchair

Frank Drummond, 79, has been having a lot of medical problems recently and experienced another setback Tuesday morning when he discovered his wheelchair had been stolen from his yard.


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Rinaldi’s Bakery fills pastry void in Girard

Customers can choose from pastries, cookies, doughnuts and pecan rolls at the bakery, which opened last month. Some days, pepperoni rolls and pizza are also available.


Remains of child found at compound

Associated Press AMALIA, N.M. Investigators found the remains of an unidentified young boy


Experts: Fluoride needed for oral hygiene

Associated Press Dental-health experts worry that more people are using toothpaste that skips the


Immigrants flowing through Ariz. border despite crackdown

Associated Press SAN LUIS, Ariz. Families are still coming into the U.S. even in the face of


NFL News & notes

Cleveland Browns Hall of Famer Brown won’t kneel for anthem CLEVELAND Browns Hall of Fame


mlb boxscores

mlb boxscores standings american league East Division WLPctGB Boston8034.702— New


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Dispute over chicken manure dumped at wedding site settled EXETER, R.I. A dispute


More than 700,000 foreigners overstayed visas last year

Associated Press SAN DIEGO More than 700,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the United


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Food sales and dinners through Aug. 15

FOOD SALES AND DINNERS


Musk proposes buyout of Tesla

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO Tesla CEO Elon Musk is considering leading a buyout of the


Tariffs to be imposed on $16B in Chinese imports

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will go ahead


Don’t dump on Y’town: Campaign merits support

Editorial: A set of worn-out automo bile tires here. A moldy and soiled mattress there. A beaten and banged-up


Hiring slows for small businesses

Associated Press WASHINGTON Even with the U.S. economy booming and the job market strong, hiring


Steelers rookie QB Rudolph ready for preseason debut

Rookie quarterback Mason Rudolph exudes confidence heading into his first NFL preseason game Thursday against the Philadelphia Eagles.


Dog attacked

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Paul Manafort trial Lawyer: ‘So many lies’ Gates can’t keep up

Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. In blistering questioning, a defense lawyer accused the protege


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Four Square Block Watch, 6 p.m., Greater Friendship Baptist Church, 646 Lakewood


Live music performances on television shows this week include:

Live music performances on television shows this week include: v Brett Eldredge: Tonight on “Jimmy


Frieda’s Lounge musicians plan a tribute

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A special musical tribute for the late David J. Martin will take place


Ohio county reports 14 fatal overdoses in 5-day period

Ohio county reports 14 fatal overdoses in 5-day period CLEVELAND The medical examiner for the


Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita dies at 78

The Blackhawks lost one of the most revered figures in franchise history when Stan Mikita died Tuesday.


Woods preps for final major of year

Tiger Woods hasn’t seen Bellerive Country Club since 2001.


YEARS AGO FOR AUG. 8

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2018. There are 145 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Coaches, players still off-limits at Ohio State

The first half hour of the Buckeyes’ fourth practice was open for observation and photography.


Iran weighs response to sanctions from US

Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran As Iranians awoke Tuesday to renewed U.S. sanctions that had been


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Kyle and Kaitlin Crouthamel, Canfield, boy, Aug. 6.


Tariffs lead to layoffs at SC company

Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. President Donald Trump’s tariffs against China are causing a


Rational immigration policies are needed to protect the nation-state

Opinion: By Georgie Anne Geyer Andrews McMeel Syndication WASHINGTON It would seem to many that the


Man gets two years in chase

Woman pleads guilty to drug, weapons charges


Organic foods thrive on regs

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords Strangely enough, sometimes industries want regulation.


The Links Inc. installs officers, inducts members

Staff report VIENNA The Youngstown Chapter of The Links Inc. recently installed officers and


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


OHIO RACE TOO CLOSE TO CALL

OHIO RACE TOO CLOSE TO CALL Trump still claims victory in state’s special election Associated


Board votes to place levy on ballot

Staff report BELOIT The West Branch school board voted to place a half-percent income tax levy


Browns rookie WR cited for pot, suspended license

Antonio Callaway didn’t take long to run into trouble with the Browns.


A year after deadly rally, wounds are still raw

By SARAH RANKIN Associated Press Sometimes Alfred Wilson still has to take a moment to collect


California blaze challenges firefighters

Associated Press Firefighters struggled against rugged terrain, high winds and an August heat wave


BUSINESS DIGEST | Chamber to honor US congressman

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Injured in shooting

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YSU appliance sale

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METRO DIGEST || Nominating petitions

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Ramp to be closed

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Camp celebration

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Treatment facility has grand opening

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SC workers laid off over tariffs

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US consumer borrowing rose $10.2 billion in June

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Spikes win, Scrappers suffer second sweep

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Racing set for Saturday at Sharon Speedway

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Cavs acquire forward Dekker from Clippers

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13th annual Slovak Fest

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Shepherd of the Valley to host AAA course

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Class to celebrate reunion this weekend

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Gardeners to host class and exchange

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Moss Ancestral Home to host open house

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Group seeks volunteers

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