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Middleburg Hts. contractor sues Marchionda company over unpaid hotel work

A contracting company that performed work to renovate the Stambaugh Building for the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel filed a lawsuit this week that claims the hotel’s developers owe them more than $1 million.


ODOT: Local cops can use speed cams on state routes in their towns

The Ohio Department of Transportation will continue to deny municipal permit requests to install speed camera equipment on state routes and interstates.


EPA approves removal of Lowellville dam on Mahoning

The village of Lowellville has been approved by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to begin the long-awaited removal of the First Street dam on the Mahoning River.


OSHP investigators await autopsy report for final ruling on prison death

The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated the Aug. 1 death of Caleb M. Klinksiek, 29, at the Trumbull Correctional Institute as a possible drug overdose.


YSU assistant football coach on paid leave

Richard McNutt is on paid leave.


Browns release LB Kendricks

Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks was released by the team Wednesday night, hours after being charged by federal prosecutors with insider trading.


Trump tariffs harmful to local newspapers blocked by international commission

Trump tariffs harmful to local newspapers blocked by international commission


Pennsylvania prisons on lockdown as mystery illnesses probed

Pennsylvania prisons on lockdown as mystery illnesses probed


Elm Road reopened in Bazetta

Elm Road reopened in Bazetta


WEATHER WATCH | Big storms heading our way

WEATHER WATCH | Big storms heading our way


Los Angeles school district settles abuse suits for $22M

Los Angeles school district settles abuse suits for $22M


Ryan touts letter to turn Northside into VA center

Ryan touts letter to turn Northside into VA center


Airline to offer direct flights from Ohio airport to Seattle

Airline to offer direct flights from Ohio airport to Seattle


Boy swept in sewer sticks finger out of manhole and is saved

Boy swept in sewer sticks finger out of manhole and is saved


OSHP: Prison guards, inmate, treated for exposure

OSHP: Prison guards, inmate, treated for exposure


Woman who climbed Ohio cell tower gets jail sentence

Woman who climbed Ohio cell tower gets jail sentence


Immigration agents arrest 160 people in Texas workplace raid

Immigration agents arrest 160 people in Texas workplace raid


Racism quickly becomes an issue in Florida governor's race

Racism quickly becomes an issue in Florida governor's race


Pot industry wants to see 'stoner' stereotype go up in smoke

Pot industry wants to see 'stoner' stereotype go up in smoke


Fire Dept: 2 workers die in scaffolding collapse near Disney

Fire Dept: 2 workers die in scaffolding collapse near Disney


MCCAIN MEMORIAL | Meghan McCain cries during her father's ceremony at Arizona Capitol

Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol


Browns' Mychal Kendricks charged with insider trading

Browns' Mychal Kendricks charged with insider trading


Outcry over retirement age plan brings rare Putin concession

Outcry over retirement age plan brings rare Putin concession


Ohio State says Texas' Herman was with Smith at strip club

Ohio State says Texas' Herman was with Smith at strip club


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CANFIELD FAIR | 'The Rampage' coaster getting good reviews

CANFIELD FAIR | 172nd event underway at the fairgrounds


Trump: White House counsel Don McGahn to depart in the fall

Trump: White House counsel Don McGahn to depart in the fall


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Boardman police investigating theft at Lowe's

Boardman police investigating theft at Lowe's


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Boardman police arrest man on domestic-violence charge

Boardman police arrest man on domestic-violence charge


Youngstown woman pleads to child-endangering charge

Youngstown woman pleads to child-endangering charge


Boy arrested in shooting of teen outside Denver school

Boy arrested in shooting of teen outside Denver school


ODOT: Municipalities can't have speed-camera equipment affixed on state routes

ODOT: Municipalities can't have speed-camera equipment affixed on state routes


Graham: Relationship between Trump, Sessions 'beyond repair'

Graham: Relationship between Trump, Sessions 'beyond repair'


Police: Pa. man charged in deadly hit-and-run was using heroin

Police: Pa. man charged in deadly hit-and-run was using heroin


Man arrested in fatal stabbing at Philadelphia train station

Man arrested in fatal stabbing at Philadelphia train station


Police: 1 killed, 2 injured in crash near Dayton

Police: 1 killed, 2 injured in crash near Dayton


Stolen paint truck crashes in Pa. city, drenching suspect in white

Stolen paint truck crashes in Pa. city, drenching suspect in white


Sentencing resumes for ex-Texas officer convicted of murder

Sentencing resumes for ex-Texas officer convicted of murder


Supreme Court won't hear appeal in Yavorcik case

Supreme Court won't hear appeal in Yavorcik case


Ohio chief justice: Issue easing drug crime penalties ’hidden disaster’

Ohio chief justice: Issue easing drug crime penalties ’hidden disaster’


Youngstown woman arrested after firing gun in her home during argument with her child

Youngstown woman arrested after firing gun in her home during argument with her child


4-year-old girl dies in go-kart crash on Detroit street

4-year-old girl dies in go-kart crash on Detroit street


Conneaut councilman indicted on sex charges involving juveniles

Conneaut councilman indicted on sex charges involving juveniles


US economy grew at a brisk 4.2 pct. annual rate last quarter

US economy grew at a brisk 4.2 pct. annual rate last quarter


Car bomb claimed by Islamic State kills 7 in western Iraq

Car bomb claimed by Islamic State kills 7 in western Iraq


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Corner kick gets Howland off to fast start

Pano Gentis scored twice in the Tigers’ 4-0 victory over Poland.

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Judge denies temporary restraining order to opponents of TJX project

The case will proceed to a Sept. 11 permanent injunction hearing.

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ACTION presents ordinance to fight predatory land contracts

The legislation would require property owners to alert the city to the contract, undergo an inspection and earn a “certificate of compliance” through the department of Property Code Enforcement and Demolition before being cleared for rental.


Pelini excited about his team

New faces will be seen on and off the field as YSU opens against Butler.

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Community members invited to ‘Light Up the Night’ in honor of overdose victims

Overdose awareness event is Friday at Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown.


Crosscutters shutout Scrappers

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers managed only two hits in their 8-0 loss to the Williamsport.


‘Cookie’ fans 11 in Tribe victory

Carlos Carrasco struck out 11 and withstood another scary Minnesota line drive.


Ex-Mahoning County auditor is no longer on probation

He was found guilty in 2016 of two counts of illegally using county computers.


Mayfield eager for start against Lions

Rookie expected to play first half in Detroit


Woman dead in Austintown crash into house

Austintown police confirmed a woman was killed when her vehicle hit an Evans Avenue home Tuesday afternoon.


Art shows to open at McDonough

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The McDonough Museum of Art, on the campus of Youngstown State


Posts can spur envy of your good time

I missed the Florida Georgia Line concert in Youngstown a few weeks ago. Feeling bummed, I started


Kingsley had a good reason for playing Eichmann in ‘Operation Finale’ It could happen again

By JOHN CARUCCI Associated Press NEW YORK Ben Kingsley said he didn’t portray Adolf Eichmann


Officer Justin Leo Memorial Bridge renaming ceremony on Labor Day

The Girard-McDonald viaduct will officially be renamed the Officer Justin Leo Memorial Bridge on Monday, and before the dedication ceremony there will be a free 2-mile run/walk event through downtown Girard in honor of the slain officer.


Recent flooding adds immediacy to National Preparedness Month

EMA Director Dennis O’Hara advises local residents to purchase insurance and create preparedness kits.


Proceedings to determine sex-offender designation for Trumbull rapist

James C. Rensel, 60, will appear before Judge W. Wyatt McKay of Trumbull County Common Pleas Court today for a hearing regarding the sex-offender registration requirements he will have when he leaves prison Sept. 17.


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Project Power Play aims to grow dek hockey in Valley

Alex Roessler of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, center, lays plastic dek tiles at Mill Creek Park’s old ice skating rink Tuesday morning. The new dek rink is the outdoor version of ice hockey and can be used all year. It is expected to be fully operational in 2019.


Trumbull County administrator not expected to return for final two weeks

Trumbull County administrator not expected to return for final two weeks


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

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


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Warren cafe offers smoothies, wraps, salads and more

By REBECCA S. NIEMINEN IF YOU GO Where: Beautiful Whirl’d, 141 W. Market St.,


Cortland Lions Club initiates new members, installs officers

Staff report CORTLAND The Cortland Lions Club recently hosted a special ceremony at the Lions


Births

Births sharon regional medical center Robert and Karla (Harvey) Sovesky, Butler, Pa., boy, Aug.


Buddy Walk to take place Sept. 23

Buddy Walk to take place Sept. 23 NILES The Buddy Walk of the Valley will take place at 1 p.m.


Cafaro Co. moving forward with development project near Eastwood Mall

Cafaro Co. moving forward with development project near Eastwood Mall


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Poland Village Council, 4 p.m., special meeting, town hall, 308 S. Main St. City


Defense: Jarrell killed stepmother in a ‘fit of rage’

A jury will determine whether Jarrell is guilty of aggravated murder.


Fifth Avenue widening to cost $21 million

Eastgate COG seeking $11 million grant, has $10 million in donations


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


Pretrial hearing set

Pretrial hearing set CORTLAND At a Sept. 24 pretrial hearing in Central District Court, visiting


Liberal Gillum, Trump-backed DeSantis win Florida primaries

Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A liberal Florida Democrat pulled off an upset victory while


Hurricane Maria’s death toll in Puerto Rico put at nearly 3,000

Associated Press SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO Puerto Rico’s governor raised the U.S. territory’s


Stambaugh Stadium construction closes seats

Stambaugh Stadium construction closes seats Youngstown With construction under way to create the


Texan says he’s selling 3D-printed gun plans after ruling

Associated Press AUSTIN, TEXAS The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed


Extreme heat takes center stage at U.S. Open

Men permitted an unusual break


Trump accuses Google of biased searches, warns ‘be careful’

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Google and other U.S. tech


Homers help Cards cruise past Pirates

Jose Martinez and Tyler O’Neill both went long to top Pirates.


prep sports at a glance

BOYS SOCCER Boardman 2, Ursuline 1 YOUNGSTOWN Tommy Fryda and Brian Yauger scored goals for


Police find 4 kids who they say were taken by mother

Associated Press LIMA, OHIO Authorities searching for an Ohio woman who they say took her four


METRO DIGEST || Child-endangering charges

Child-endangering case YOUNGSTOWN A man and woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Mahoning County


Ex-cop guilty of killing unarmed black teen

Associated Press DALLAS A white ex-police officer was convicted of murder Tuesday for fatally


Aging Steelers still class of AFC North

It makes no difference that Randy Fichtner is the new offensive coordinator, or that Roethlisberger turned 36 in March.


Despite mental illness, man was able to buy guns

Associated Press BALTIMORE The young man who opened fire at a Florida video game tournament had


Hollywood Gaming opens outdoor area

Hollywood Gaming opens outdoor area AUSTINTOWN Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course


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The thrill is on at 172nd running of Canfield Fair

Editorial: Gates to the one-of-a- kind Canfield Fair, what many describe as the single largest event of the summer in Northeast Ohio, swing wildly open today.


Was Omarosa a plant?

Opinion: Where have we seen this play before: A woman comes forward to accuse a conservative of inappropriate


Truth is an endangered species in the era of President Trump

Opinion: By Dick Polman Cagle Cartoons The lies rain down on us so relentlessly that we’re often


Nation mourned McCain before death

Opinion: By Peter Funt Cagle Cartoons Social media and digital tools have changed the way we live and, to


OSU approved suspended Meyer meeting with players

Coach will lose approximately $500,000 in salary.


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown and Canfield

A summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown and Canfield


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Food sales and dinners through Sept. 8

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


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