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Skateboard park, ice rink among residents' proposals for amphitheater, park

A skateboard park was one of many suggestions put forward for inclusion in the downtown amphitheater and riverfront park during a community survey Wednesday that was billed “Amphitheater Park Community Workshop & Walkabout.”


Service today honors late Samuel Revella, former Girard fire chief

Former Fire Chief Samuel Revella was an inspiration to many firefighters, especially his grandson, firefighter Jim Petruzzi.


Innovative portrait of Washington unveiled in Mahoning Courthouse today

U.S. founding father George Washington towered astride a white horse Wednesday afternoon in the Mahoning County Courthouse rotunda.


AG asks for dismissal of Hughes discrimination complaint

The Ohio Attorney General has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former Youngstown police chief who accused Youngstown State University of racial discrimination.


Struthers home brings $310,750 for MetroParks

An online auction for a house sold on behalf of Mill Creek MetroParks closed Wednesday, with the highest bid coming in at $310,750, according to Byce Auction’s website.


Ohio State's Urban Meyer, Gene Smith suspended for three games

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer will miss three games


Mexican man charged in Iowa slaying worked under fake name

Mexican man charged in Iowa slaying worked under fake name


Republicans, some Democrats reject impeachment talk

Republicans, some Democrats reject impeachment talk


Council OKs placing term limit amendments on November ballot

Council OKs placing term limit amendments on November ballot


Ford recalls electric car power cables due to fire risk

Ford recalls electric car power cables due to fire risk


Armed robber steals car in Girard

Armed robber steals car in Girard


Ohio reports its 1st horse West Nile virus cases this year

Ohio reports its 1st horse West Nile virus cases this year


Dad says he found son, 3, dead in dryer; police investigate

Dad says he found son, 3, dead in dryer; police investigate


Ohio State board meeting on Meyer at 5+ hours

Ohio State board meeting on Meyer at 5+ hours


AG Jeff Sessions addresses US opioid epidemic in Cleveland

AG Jeff Sessions addresses US opioid epidemic in Cleveland


Texas governor grants $1.5M more to Santa Fe after shooting

Texas governor grants $1.5M more to Santa Fe after shooting


30 people deported by United States arrive in Cambodia

30 people deported by United States arrive in Cambodia


Bond set at $75K in Tuesday shooting death case

Bond set at $75K in Tuesday shooting death case


Hurricane Lane now at Category 4 as it heads toward Hawaii

Hurricane Lane now at Category 4 as it heads toward Hawaii


San Francisco's $2.2 billion 'Grand Central' terminal ready

San Francisco's $2.2 billion 'Grand Central' terminal ready


Brown, Ryan write to Labor Secretary about aid for GM Lordstown workers

Brown, Ryan write to Labor Secretary about aid for GM Lordstown workers


Driver from Aug. 14 collision in Fowler has died

Driver from Aug. 14 collision in Fowler has died


Involuntary manslaughter charge filed in shooting death of teen

Involuntary manslaughter charge filed in shooting death of teen


Flooding does not qualify for state aid

Flooding does not qualify for state aid


Jurors back in murder case

Jurors back in murder case


TJX FALLOUT | Referendum complaint filed; hearing set for Friday

Lordstown mayor: TJX opponents filing temporary restraining order

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Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Man jailed after woman's nose is broken

Man jailed after woman's nose is broken


Boardman stops car for expired plates, false information

Boardman stops car for expired plates, false information


Enrollment up as YSU opens new academic year

Enrollment up as YSU opens new academic year


Woman arrested following argument involving pistol

Woman arrested following argument


Politicians target immigration law after arrest in Iowa case

Politicians target immigration law after arrest in Iowa case


US home sales fell 0.7 percent, 4th straight monthly decline

US home sales fell 0.7 percent, 4th straight monthly decline


Boardman opens for school with Link Crew Freshman Orientation

Boardman opens for school with Link Crew Freshman Orientation


MANAFORT CASE | Answers to questions after conviction

MANAFORT CASE | Answers to questions after verdict


COHEN UPDATES | Trump says hush money 'not a campaign violation'

COHEN UPDATES | Trump says hush money 'not a campaign violation'


Ohio State trustees deliberate Urban Meyer’s coaching future

Ohio State trustees deliberate Urban Meyer’s coaching future


Male mentors welcome students back to East High School

Male mentors welcome students back to East High School


Performance audit recommends Howland schools cut 15.5 teaching positions

Performance audit recommends Howland schools cut 15.5 teaching positions


Former Steeler’s program to help Honor Court veterans with fitness training

Former Pittsburgh Steeler’s program to help Honor Court veterans with fitness training


Suspect arrested in shooting death of 18-year-old

Suspect arrested in shooting death of 18-year-old


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ARE YOU READY?

South Range’s Anthony Czap (50) hits Eastwood’s Jaden Rayford (26) during their Division V state semifinal game last November. Czap is one of eight starters returning to the Raiders’ defense.


Amid controversy, new Liberty chief to hire officers

Police Chief Meloro: There’s two sides to every story about the investigation he handled concerning the death of a township woman.


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EXCLUSIVE: Warren Ponzi schemer back home says there’s no hidden investor money

Kevin Harris, who operated a Warren-based Ponzi scheme that defrauded 408 customers out of $15.7 million in 2007 and 2008, was a free man for the first time in 61/2 years Tuesday.


Leopards return just six starters from 2017 Division VI playoff team

Liberty football will begin life without star quarterback Dra Rushton when the Leopards travel to Struthers for Week 1.


Notre Dame transfer VanGorder will start YSU’s opener against Butler

Youngstown State is sticking with the quarterback nicknamed “Gummy.”


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“Cousins for a Cause’ began as ‘Marching for Marianne’

Mary Argiro, left, and her cousin, Marianne Burman, stand outside the Panera business in Austintown. Burman was diagnosed with breast cancer several years ago. They participated in last year’s Panerathon, and will do so again Sunday at the event that begins at the Covelli Centre.


SPORTS DIGEST || YSU assistant leaves basketball team

Youngstown State assistant men’s basketball coach Bobby Steinburg has left the team. He was with the Penguins for one season after leaving Kent State’s program to join head coach Jerrod Calhoun.


Poland Village discusses potential solutions in response to historic flooding

For several residents of Water Street, the historic Aug. 10 rain did not simply cause water damage – it flooded basements with raw sewage.


Landlord, 80, accused of threatening tennant with gun gets probation

The man whose landlord, Vonda Duffy, 80, came into his Bazetta Township home holding a gun and threatening him Aug. 5 asked that Duffy not get jail time because of her age.


QB mystery looms

Western Reserve will use younger skill players, linemen


Springfield seeks playoff berth

Despite sharing new league’s title, Tigers sat out the 2017 postseason.


‘Crazy’ gets mixed reaction in Asia

Associated Press SINGAPORE The craze for “Crazy Rich Asians” is hitting Asia, with a premiere in


MLK before-school celebration

Parents, students, teachers and community members celebrated the day before the start of school at Martin Luther King Elementary


Facebook celebrates birthday fundraisers

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of its birthday fundraiser feature last week with a big


BOX OFFICE REBOUND

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK Have you noticed something oddly tranquil about this


METRO DIGEST || Council recommends approval of waiver

Council recommends approval of waiver YOUNGSTOWN The city’s planning commission is recommending


Man found in car is homicide victim

Death is 12th homicide of year


Trial starts in drug-trafficking case

Charges stem from 2016 search warrant


Mahoning Valley’s July unemployment rate drops

Employment in the Valley did not increase in July.


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Lordstown voters: Welcome, TJX

Lordstown Mayor Arno Hill, right, talks with, from back left, state Reps. Glenn Holmes, Sean O’Brien and Michael O’Brien after rezoning of land for a planned TJX warehouse was affirmed by a wide margin in Tuesday night's special election.

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Swanson homers twice to pummel Pirates

Gausman tames Bucs


Torrid Indians roll again

Allen’s catches, Bieber’s pitches power Cleveland


Manafort convicted on 8 counts conviction

Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. Paul Manafort stood stoic and unblinking, his hands clasped in


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 43.031.21 Aqua America, .20 37.84


Omarosa, security clearance are latest Trump ‘crises’ of the week

Opinion: By Michael Reagan Cagle Cartoons What’s the mainstream liberal media’s most overblown Trump


USC quarterback battle will continue

Trojans open against UNLV


Associated Press

Associated Press MONTEZUMA, Iowa A man from Mexico living in the U.S. illegally has confessed to


Closed toy firm workers fight on

Opinion: By Negin Owliaei OtherWords It was once the biggest toy company in the world. But Toys ‘R’ Us


Mayfield makes another good impression

Baker Mayfield dressed as Browns general manager John Dorsey for the team’s rookie talent show.


Job fairs planned at Northside

Job fairs planned at Northside YOUNGSTOWN After the announcement that Northside Regional


COHEN PLEADS GUILTY

Associated Press NEW YORK Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and


Great expectations greet start of new school year

Editorial: Change is in the LATE-SUMMER air as about 80,000 students head back to school in the Mahoning


Sweeten up your breakfast with Orange Crescent Swirls

Sweeten up your morning with this recipe for Orange Crescent Swirls. Orange glaze drizzled over


Around the horn

Around the horn Tuesday’s other MLB games AMERICAN LEAGUE Rays 4, Royals 1 ST. PETERSBURG,


Associated Press

Associated Press VATICAN CITY The Vatican said Tuesday that Pope Francis is expected to meet


Workshop planned

Workshop planned YOUNGSTOWN The Economic Action Group will host a workshop and walkabout of the


States blast coal plan, consider lawsuits

Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. States with a history of fighting air pollution generated by


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


Sweet, simple after-school snacking

Family Features With school back in full swing, the days will be full, packed with classes,


Connecting to heritage through the legacy of food

By Family Features Family bonding provides a unique experience, giving relatives opportunities to


Simplify and savor dinner Bold flavors

By Family Features A busy day doesn’t have to come between you and your favorite people at


Scrappers top Doubledays with strong pitching

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ deficit in the New York-Penn League’s Pinckney Division is down to a half game.


Buckeyes’ receivers embrace challenge to be elite

All six of last year’s top receivers are back for 2018. They collectively accounted for 2,683 receiving yards and 29 touchdowns last season.


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

FRIDAY Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church, 53 Laird Ave., Youngstown, will serve fish dinners


Today is Wednesday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2018. There are 131 days left in the year.

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2018. There are 131 days left in the year.


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Party at Paladin

By Jim Cyphert Mahoning Valley Flight Crew If You Go Location: Paladin Brewing

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Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Youngstown City Council Safety Committee, 5 p.m., sixth floor, caucus room, city


Births

Births ST. JOSEPH WARREN HOSPITAL Lyndsey Jones and Osmond Lemasters, Niles, boy, Aug. 19.


New furniture store to open in former Goldsteins in Boardman

Levin Furniture to open in Boardman Aug. 31.


The top five albums on the iTunes charts for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top five albums on the iTunes charts for the most recent one-week sales period: v “Queen”:


Car show to take place Saturday

Car show to take place Saturday WARREN The Sunrise Inn Car Show will take place from 11 a.m. to


oddly enough

oddly enough Ex-student sues district over reaction to phrase ELK POINT, S.D. A high-school


pittsburgh steelers Big Ben feeling good, anxious to get going

Roethlisberger will make his only preseason appearance on Saturday Associated Press PITTSBURGH


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