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East Side residents turn out to clean up park area today

A mere matter of hours was all that was needed to transform a long-abandoned walkway from an overgrown, trash-strewn eyesore to an area that promises to be a green oasis.

Sen. John McCain dead at 81

Multiple national news outlets are reporting Arizona Sen. John McCain has died at 81.


Watch here Saturday night for concerts from JD Songfest

East Side home destroyed today in latest in arson string

Youngstown has been plagued with suspicious fires this summer.

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Banged-up O’Horo returns to sting East

East defensive back Marshall Herron breaks up a pass intended for Boardman receiver Che Trevena during the fist half of their game Friday night at Boardman High School.

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Judge expected to rule soon on TJX restraining order

Both sides of a lawsuit related to the TJX project presented their cases in court Friday.

Springfield gets tricky to beat South Range

A boilermaker and a brick house came together to beat South Range

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Former Pittsburgh Steeler’s program to help Honor Court vets

The Mahoning County Honor Court is a special docket for military veterans with low-level, non-violent criminal offenses.

Wildcats spot-on against Leopards

J.D. Hall passed for 185 yards and two touchdowns for Struthers.

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Fate of second power plant still uncertain

Clean Energy Future Lordstown’s appeals filing may further delay construction of the second power plant in Lordstown.

Whitt’s 2 scores propel Lakeview over Howland

Howland scored nine points late in game

Trumbull County Administrator leaving job Sept. 6

Rebecca Gerson, who became Trumbull County administrator, transit administrator and purchasing director April 9, announced she is leaving the job Sept. 6 to return to her law practice.


FRIDAY’S RESULTS BOYS SOCCER Bristol 1, Wood 0 BRISTOLVILLE Damion Durst scored on an assist by Matt Stephens. Goalkeeper Danny Yanek made 15 saves.

Second day of Jarrell trial wraps up

The lead investigator in the case testified.

NEWBERRY: Urban Liar perfect symbol for college athletics

Meyer unfazed by Zach Smith’s actions

Driver who died in crash with bus had crossed center line

A witness said the driver who died in a head-on crash into a 10-passenger transport bus on state Route 305 on Aug. 14 crossed into the opposite lane of travel twice before the crash.

Senior citizens sought for show

Staff report COLUMBIANA People age 55 and older who have acted professionally or in community

SPORTS digest

YSU volleyball team sweeps St. Peter LEWISBURG, PA. Sophomore Margaux Thompson had 14 kills and

Mackenzie Phillips’ powerful presence on ‘Orange Is the New Black’ One day at a time

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES Mackenzie Phillips, who’s upending expectations

Austintown police seek 3 who robbed burger restaurant

Police are looking for tips to help them find out who robbed an Austintown restaurant last weekend.

Y'town judicial candidate interviews Monday, Tuesday

Six people are vying for the gubernatorial appointment.

METRO DIGEST || Arrested in Pa.

Police on Thursday arrested the man accused of stealing a car on South State Street after he threatened a business owner at gunpoint Wednesday in New Castle, Pa., after he was accused of stealing another car.

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YSU students end first week slip slidin' away

Tyler Carver of Chardon takes part in the inflatable water slide on campus at Youngstown State University. The activity Friday afternoon was part of YSU’s Welcome Week to greet students with a variety of events and activities the first week of school.


TV/RADIO TODAY 7:25 a.m. (NBCSN) Soccer: Wolves vs. Manchester City, Premier League. 8 a.m.


LATEST LINE NFL FavoritePoints (O/U) Underdog CHICAGO 2 (45.5) Kansas City PITTSBURGH

Choir concert canceled

Choir concert canceled NORTH LIMA The Children of the World Choir that was scheduled for Sept. 2

PREP FOOTBALL Friday’s recaps

Cardinal Mooney 45, St. Joseph (Canada) 22 Youngstown Jason Santisi scored four touchdowns to

PRO GOLF roundup

PGA Koepka takes lead at Northern Trust PARAMUS, N.J. Brooks Koepka showed some muscle and

The voice of an anguished dad in a Catholic pew

It wasn’t a normal Sunday in Catholic pulpits across America, as priests faced flocks touched by


INSIDE THE ROPES WITH … Jason Kokrak Friday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 2-under 69 in

Meyer tweets apology to ex-wife of former assistant

Ohio State coach has been criticized for his Wednesday media conference

Tour to visit unique downtown buildings

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society and the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor are sponsoring a guided walking tour of downtown Youngstown at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13 that will focus on unique historic buildings.

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Join Panerathon and make strides to beat breast cancer

Editorial: Sandwiched between the excitement of the start of the high school football season Friday and the

Catholic Church should get rid of the old guard, including the pope

Opinion: By Michael Reagan Cagle Cartoons Am I the only Catholic who thinks the church needs to consider

Code Blue for doctors

Opinion: If you are frustrated by wait times to see your doctor, the cost of health insurance and

Trump finance chief receives immunity

Associated Press NEW YORK He’s one of the longest-serving employees in Donald Trump’s family

Cincinnati Police officer shot, possible suspect killed

Associated Press CINCINNATI A Cincinnati police officer was wounded and a possible suspect was


Today is Saturday, Aug. 25, the 237th day of 2018. There are 128 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Boyarko named chamber COO

Boyarko named chamber COO YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown/ Warren Regional Chamber announced the

METRO DIGEST || Back to School Sunday

Back to School Sunday WARREN Second Baptist Church “A House of Hope,” 1510 Main Ave SW, Warren,


The Lemon Twigs Album: “Go To School” Grade: B- The Lemon Twigs’ memorable first album, “Do

Avoid conflicts around docks

Conflict exists in so many areas of our lives that many of us retreat to lakes and rivers for a few

THE VILLAGE IDIOT | Best when read by 2018

I recently discovered a box of chicken tenders in my freezer, hidden underneath a container of very

Hurricane floods homes in Hawaii

Associated Press HONOLULU Hurricane Lane weakened Friday as it headed toward the Hawaiian

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v JD Eicher’s Summer Songfest, 3:30-11 p.m.: A laid-back end of


ODDLY ENOUGH Deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft STARK, Minn. It was not a fairy


NOTES Browns’ Taylor won’t miss game CLEVELAND The Browns escaped a preseason quarterback

O’Hearn, Dozier led Royals over Indians

Ryan O’Hearn and Hunter Dozier hit back-to-back home runs leading off the ninth inning.

Terra Koontz, Charles Fox to exchange vows

Terra Koontz, Charles Fox to exchange vows

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Kaitlin L. Gatta, Bradley C. Bailey are engaged

Kaitlin L. Gatta, Bradley C. Bailey are engaged

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Fall rite set for Staci Lombardo, Keith Sikora

Fall rite set for Staci Lombardo, Keith Sikora

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Miss Marchese, Mr. Carchedi plan autumn rite

Miss Marchese, Mr. Carchedi plan autumn rite

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The Nicastros celebrate with vacation to Italy

The Nicastros celebrate with vacation to Italy

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Halls celebrate 60th anniversary with family

Halls celebrate 60th anniversary with family

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Migratory birds begin heading south

Shorter days and chilly mornings signal curious naturalists that certain predictable natural


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Tyler Weaver and Richard Newsome Jr., Campbell, girl,

Sen. McCain ends cancer treatment

Associated Press WASHINGTON Arizona Sen. John McCain has discontinued medical treatment for an

news shows

news shows Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: Rep. Eric Swalwell,

Goose-hunt sign-up

Goose-hunt sign-up CORTLAND Local hunters have an opportunity to assist in reducing the goose

Trump complains Dems are ‘negative, nasty’

President avoids mention of Governor Kasich at Columbus fundraiser Associated Press COLUMBUS

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