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Big guns at Tippecanoe CC for Greatest long drive event 6 p.m. Thursday

Greatest Golfer of the Valley brings out the big guns for the annual Covelli Enterprises Long Drive competition at Tippecanoe Country Club.


Liberty police chief retiring

After almost 32 years of serving Liberty Township, police Chief Richard Tisone will retire Friday.


Struthers midde schoolers meet their mentors today

Though the first day of school was still a week away, on Wednesday the halls of Struthers Middle School were filled with students darting from room to room, making new friends and reconnecting with those they hadn’t seen since June.


5 Youngstown fires suspected arsons

Five suspicious fires within a few blocks of each other on the city’s West Side are believed to be the work of the same arsonist or arsonists, Fire Investigator Capt. Kurt Wright said.


YNDC to redevelop Glenwood Ave. property after purchase

An initiative to redevelop a property on Glenwood Avenue in Youngstown and put it back into use moved forward Wednesday, when the Western Reserve Port Authority board approved the property’s sale to the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp.


Trump to headline Republican state dinner in Ohio

Trump to headline Republican state dinner in Ohio


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65 leads Greatest Ladies 2-player event at Trumbull

George and Pikunas carded an eight-under-par 65


Vigil held at Detroit church for Aretha Franklin

Vigil held at Detroit church for Aretha Franklin


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UPDATE | Warren man found alive near Mt. St. Helens

Warren man found alive near Mt. St. Helens


'Manafort and his lies’ at heart of case, prosecution argues

’Manafort and his lies’ at heart of case, prosecution argues


Maryland takes responsibility for mistakes in player death

Maryland takes responsibility for mistakes in player death


Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan’s clearance

Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan’s clearance


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Report reveals flaws in interim Liberty chief's death probe

Report reveals flaws in interim Liberty chief's death probe


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


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UPDATE | Northside closing shocks city officials

Reports: Northside Regional Medical Center to close


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Five city fires believed to be arson, city fire department says

Five city fires believed to be arson city fire department says


White House admits error for false claim on black employment

White House admits error for false claim on black employment


Macy’s rebound continues in second quarter

Macy’s rebound continues in second quarter


Worker dies after falling into vat of oil in Florida

Worker dies after falling into vat of oil in Florida


Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 25

Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 25


US industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in July

US industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in July


US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2

US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2


MARKETS RIGHT NOW | Tech leads early decline on Wall Street

Markets Right Now: Tech leads early decline on Wall Street


Black Americans aren’t buying Omarosa’s turn against Trump

Black Americans aren’t buying Omarosa’s turn against Trump


Parkland students start school year with tightened security

Parkland students start school year with tightened security


Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins


Judge: Firm can mandate drug test for medical marijuana user

Judge: Firm can mandate drug test for medical marijuana user


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Greatest Week in the Valley by Covelli Enterprises wraps w/ Football, Songfest, Panerathon

Summer’s end is right around the corner, but that doesn’t mean the fun around here has to stop.


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Campbell school district, teachers reach tentative contract agreement, avoiding strike

The negotiations began in early summer and consisted of 12 bargaining sessions, culminating in Tuesday evening’s announcement


Lowellville looking to take next step

The Rockets were 4-6 last season after going a combined 1-18 the previous two years.


SPORTS DIGEST || Scrappers shine in NY-PL All-Star Game

A few members of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers stood out in the South’s 7-1 win over the North in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game in State College on Tuesday.


Boardman flood victims asked to report damage

Boardman trustees also were in touch with state legislators Tuesday about ways to secure help for residents and solutions to flooding problems.


Meyer’s future depends on Ohio State’s desires

University officials expect to make a decision within about a week.


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Volunteers box groceries ahead of ‘Fighting Together’

The worship room at Spanish Evangelical Church is typically filled with seated parishioners, but Tuesday, dozens of volunteers flanked by towers of boxes and cans used the space for an assembly line.


Maryland accepts responsibility in McNair’s death

Strength and conditioning coach Rick Court resigned Tuesday in the wake of the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair.


Bazetta landlord, 80, pulls gun on her tenant

The elderly Bazetta woman says she didn’t know it was illegal to threaten her renter with a gun.


Trade from Buffalo to Cleveland still drives QB Taylor

Tyrod Taylor isn’t bitter about the Bills trading him, but he’s motivated to deliver for the Browns.


YPD, NAMUS, seek DNA in missing person cases

Some have been missing since the 1980s.


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9 years later, BurgerGuyz still going strong

Anniversaries are special. People celebrate work anniversaries, high school and college graduations, and some people just celebrate tomorrow.


New film crosses boundaries with cast, content ‘Asians’ on screen

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES It’s been 25 years since a major Hollywood studio


EXCLUSIVE | Mahoning County auditor to run unopposed

Dems unsuccessfully tried to recruit several people for the position


You can’t shake Google trackers

“It knows you’re here,” a trainer recently told me in front of a group of educators, my name and


Wu’s effort is part of a bigger crusade

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Constance Wu had resigned herself to the


Nine people treated in Fowler crash involving transport bus

Nine people were transported to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital after a head-on crash involving a 10-passenger Siffrin transport bus containing five passengers on state Route 305 just west of state Route 193 Tuesday morning.


Man wounded in South Side shooting

Police dog Niko found a gun wrapped in a shirt behind a garage on the other side of the street.


Trumbull commissioners expected to give jail doctor three-year contract

The Trumbull County commissioners are expected today to award a three-year contract to Dr. Phillip Malvasi of Niles to provide medical services to the county jail.


Hubbard is one of three cities to qualify for a state auditor’s award

Hubbard was recognized for its clean audit by the state auditor


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400 cyclists escort Vietnam memorial wall to Warren park

Ed Kraft of Niles takes a moment in front of the truck carrying The Wall That Heals, a scaled replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., before escorting it from Austintown Quaker Steak and Lube to Packard Park in Warren on Tuesday afternoon.


All who rage against the press are the true enemies of the people

Opinion: President Donald Trump, who has been relentlessly criticized by the national news media, has declared them to be “the enemy of the people.”


Climate change harming planet

Opinion: By Norah Vawter OtherWords To my five-year-old son: By the time you’re my age, the year will


Strike a bargain for future of Mill Creek MetroParks

Editorial: Those in the Mahoning Valley in the market for an idyllic home amid an expansive verdant setting


Free agent WR Bryant to meet with Browns

Dez Bryant’s going to meet with the Browns. Depending on how things go, he could stay a while.


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Stephen and Angela Pitts, Canfield, boy, Aug. 13. Alise


YEARS AGO FOR AUG. 15

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2018. There are 138 days left in the year.


Indians top Reds in blowout

Kluber extended his dominance of the Cincinnati Reds with seven strong innings and Jose Ramirez hit his 36th home run


Back-to-school meals in minutes

Family Features When the school year is back in full swing, families often find themselves


Avenatti discusses policy views as he weighs 2020 bid

Associated Press WASHINGTON Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on


Local families host Japanese students

Staff report Families from Mahoning and Ashtabula counties recently welcomed a Japanese student


Food sales and dinners through Aug. 22

THURSDAY Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown, will host


Polanco, Sano power Twins over Pirates

Jorge Polanco got two hits, scored twice and drove in two runs and Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer.


missing peOPLE

missing peOPLE Youngstown police are looking for relatives of the following people who have been


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown and Canfield

A summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown and the city of Canfield:


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman St., Youngstown. Food giveaway, 9


The top five songs on the iTunes Store for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top five songs on the iTunes Store for the most recent one-week sales period: v “In My


Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, tight lodging

Associated Press Yosemite National Park reopened its scenic valley Tuesday after a nearly three-


Dobbs and Rudolph to split time against Packers

Rookie Mason Rudolph and Josh Dobbs will see plenty of time with Big Ben out.


Three dishes to highlight the next trend in internationally themed cuisine MAKE IT MEDITERRANEAN

Family Features Just like forward-thinking culinary artists, many at-home chefs seek out the next


Slot revenue

Slot revenue AUSTINTOWN Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course reported slot-machine


UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

Associated Press LONDON Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city’s


The Wall events

The Wall events The Healing Wall, a scaled replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,


high schools

high schools GIRLS TENNIS Boardman 5, Lakeside 0 SINGLES — Ava Valko (B) def. Kaitlin Toth


this is junk

Mill Creek South Course 8 a.m.-No. 1 Montgomery, Chuck, Avalon Lakes Golf Course Bellatto,


SOCIETY DIGEST || Group to host speaker

Group to host speaker CANFIELD Reinactor Marilyn Mong will speak to the World War II Heritage


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH In California, feline, hen become fast fire friends REDDING, Calif. A cat seeking


Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests case

Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. Paul Manafort’s defense rested its case Tuesday without


METRO DIGEST || 4-H Royal Court

4-H Royal Court CANFIELD The 2018 Mahoning County 4-H Royal Court has been announced. The


REALITY TV VMAs are about more than awards

By JAY BOBBIN Gracenote Some nominees are veterans, such as Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande and Ed


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


Trump berates Omarosa as ‘dog’

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump unloaded on former aide Omarosa Manigault


Pence calls for continued support of Republicans

Associated Press CINCINNATI Vice President Mike Pence used a trip to swing state Ohio on


Report: Pa. priests abused 1,000 kids

Staff/wire report HARRISBURG, Pa. Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Austintown Board of Education, 12:30 p.m., work session, 1:30 p.m., regular


REUNIONS & class notes

Austintown Fitch High School Class of 1956 will celebrate its 80th birthday Thursday at Rachel’s, 54


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