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67 years on, couple celebrate at hotel that was bank where they met

In September 1950, Howard Divelbiss tried to catch the eye of his coworker Lillian Boyer by winking at her from the teller cage at People’s Bank on Wick Avenue.


Y'town lawmakers disappointed, surprised by Sammarone allegations

City council members expressed disappointment and surprise at the indictment of former Mayor Charles Sammarone on 14 felonies.


Tonight's luminarias at Y'town church recall those lost through addiction

Each luminaria at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown Friday night told a person’s story- their name, their birthday and the date they overdosed.


On her last day on bench, Judge Kobly sentences repeat drunken driver to jail

Judge Elizabeth Kobly spent part of her last day on the bench Friday in municipal court sentencing a woman to 90 days in jail after she pleaded guilty to her fifth charge of driving drunk.


Relatives suing Trumbull doctors, others in heart attack death of 32-year-old

Relatives of a 32-year-old Warren man are blaming his 2016 heart attack death on Trumbull Regional Medical Center physicians, whom they say failed to properly treat him.


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Trump calls North Carolina redistricting ruling ‘unfair’

Trump calls North Carolina redistricting ruling ‘unfair’


Aaron Donald ends holdout with record deal from LA Rams

Aaron Donald ends holdout with record deal from LA Rams


US ends funding of UN agency for Palestinian refugees

US ends funding of UN agency for Palestinian refugees


EA sets up GoFundMe, donates $1 million to shooting victims

EA sets up GoFundMe, donates $1 million to shooting victims


Nicaragua to expel UN team after critical report

Nicaragua to expel UN team after critical report


3 kids among dozens injured in deadly New Mexico bus crash

3 kids among dozens injured in deadly New Mexico bus crash


Groundbreaking alternative paper Village Voice shuts down

Groundbreaking alternative paper Village Voice shuts down


Lunken Airport in Cincinnati to unveil World War II memorial

Lunken Airport in Cincinnati to unveil World War II memorial


Mayor Brown 'embarrassed' by past administration's deeds

Mayor Brown 'embarrassed' by past administration's deeds


Boy, 13, shot and killed, 2nd teen wounded in Ohio

Boy, 13, shot and killed, 2nd teen wounded in Ohio


Ohio St's Meyer pushes back on reasons for suspension

Ohio St's Meyer pushes back on reasons for suspension


Synthetic pot exposure sickened Pennsylvania prison workers

Synthetic pot exposure sickened Pennsylvania prison workers


Police: Ohio man kept 9 dead cats, kittens in his freezer

Police: Ohio man kept 9 dead cats, kittens in his freezer


City man files appeal of murder conviction

City man files appeal of murder conviction


Mahoning Co. Veterans Service Commission meeting on Tuesday is canceled

Mahoning Co. Veterans Service Commission meeting on Tuesday is canceled


UPDATE | Canadian envoy foresees 'win-win-win' trade deal

Canadian envoy foresees 'win-win-win' trade deal


Home-invasion suspects who escaped to Colorado returned to Mahoning County

Home-invasion suspects who escaped to Colorado returned to Mahoning County


Harness racing highlights third day of Canfield Fair

Harness racing highlights third day of Canfield Fair


Levin Furniture officially opens for business in Boardman

Levin Furniture officially opens for businessin Boardman


Marchionda responds to indictment

Marchionda responds to indictment


AP sources: Lawyer was told Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'

AP sources: Lawyer was told Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Corey Floyd gets prison sentence for opioid trafficking

Corey Floyd gets prison sentence for opioid trafficking


UPDATE | City Schools teacher nabbed as part of sexual-predator sting

News conference on sexual predator sting at 1 p.m. today


Boardman PD investigating pictures sent to 12-year-old

Boardman PD investigating pictures sent to 12-year-old


Cleveland police: Man shot, killed at gas station

Cleveland police: Man shot, killed at gas station


Color Your World comes back to Poland

The popular Color Your World event at the Poland library came back on Aug. 10.

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Family coloring competition is a tradition

According to Gregory Facemyer, participating in local coloring competitions is a family tradition.

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Ohio authorities: Man killed by deputies was sex assault suspect

Ohio authorities: Man killed by deputies was sex assault suspect


MCCAIN FUNERAL | Thousands line up to say goodbye to John McCain

Thousands line up to say goodbye to John McCain


Girls cross country takes third at Salem

The Boardman girls cross country team placed third overall at the Salem Early Bird Invitational on Aug. 25.

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ARETHA FRANKLIN FUNERAL | Bill Clinton plays Aretha Franklin's 'Think'

Bill Clinton plays Aretha Franklin's 'Think'


Husband and wife indicted in body-in-freezer case in custody

Husband and wife indicted in body-in-freezer case in custody


Summer tours Showcase farm

The Mill Creek MetroParks Farms hosted their weekly family tour event on Aug. 2.

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Summer tours Showcase farm

The Mill Creek MetroParks Farms hosted their weekly family tour event on Aug. 2.

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Youngstown mayor sends letter to President Trump asking him to “keep his word” and help the Valley

In the letter, Brown gives several examples of how economic conditions in the Valley have deteriorated since Trump's visit — and promises — to Youngstown.


Mahoning Valley football coaches can’t seem to stay retired

As a high school football coach, Paul Hulea had nothing left to prove.


Stitzel helps Tigers sweep Blue Devils

Jennie Stitzel had six of her 11 kills in the third game of a Springfield sweep.


Feds indict 13 detained in Salem ICE raid

ICE spokeswoman: Investigators may seek additional prosecutions


More indictments in 2017 freezer murder case

The indictment issued Thursday said the body of the woman found in the freezer last summer had been cut up and dissolved in acid before it was found.


SPORTS DIGEST || Kaepernick grievance to go to trial

An arbitrator is sending Colin Kaepernick’s grievance with the NFL to trial, denying the league’s request to throw out the quarterback’s claims that owners conspired to keep him out of the league because of his protests of social injustice.


“Tough’ Hubbard citizens will keep out injection well, trustee says

Hubbard people are “tough,” they kept out out a demolition debris landfill through years of fighting, and they will do the same for an injection well proposed for the southeast corner of state Routes 80 and 7, said Hubbard Township Trustee Rick Hernandez.


THURSDAY’s PREPS AT A GLANCE

GIRLS SOCCER Howland 3, Southeast 2 HOWLAND Ashley Chambers scored two unassisted goals and


Scrappers’ magic number at 3 after split of twinbill

The Scrappers beat Batavia 2-1 in the opener, but fell 1-0 in the nightcap.


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YSU president talks to students about grit, curiosity and selflessness

Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel told Girard High School seniors there are three things they will need to succeed in life: curiosity, grit and selflessness.


Dallas police group head: Convicted officer held accountable

The head of Dallas’ oldest and largest police employee organization said Thursday that good officers want bad ones off the streets and that a former suburban officer convicted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager was held accountable.


Government accuses Harvard of ‘outright racial balancing’

In its latest push to end the use of race in college admissions, the Trump administration Thursday accused Harvard University of “engaging in outright racial balancing” and sided with Asian-American students who allege the Ivy League school discriminated against them.


Witnesses describe chaotic scene after deadly bus crash

At least four people were killed and others were seriously injured Thursday in a head-on crash involving a commercial passenger bus and a semi-truck along Interstate 40 in New Mexico, near the Arizona border, authorities said.


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Canfield students crowned 4-H queen and king at Canfield Fair

“I worked so hard and it finally happened,” said Matthew Fetty, Canfield Fair 4-H king.


Mayfield sharp as Browns bag Lions

Baker Mayfield threw for 138 yards in a dominant first half for Cleveland.


Paul Taylor, 88, a giant of modern dance dies

Paul Taylor, a towering figure in American modern dance who, in a career that spanned more than six decades, created a vast body of work that reflected both the giddy highs and the depraved lows of the human condition, has died.


Film suffers from lack of kinship

‘Kin’ Grade: 1 and a half stars (out of 4) Rating: PG-13 for gun violence and intense action,


‘Jack Ryan’ returns

Krasinski tackles terror, career shift IF YOU WATCH What: “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” Where:


Beniston asks judge to make mayor approve settlement

Jamael Tito Brown has taken nearly four weeks to approve the settlement to a May lawsuit, Beniston alleges


Polivka says he now knows transit administrator is full-time job

Trumbull County Commissioner Dan Polivka said he now realizes that Trumbull County Transit administrator is a full-time job and shouldn’t be combined with county administrator’s duties.


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U.S. SBA chief visits Youngstown company, delivers Salute to Business speech

McMahon touted the effect of Trump policies on small businesses.


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Marchionda, Bozanich, Sammarone indicted in ongoing corruption probe

An explosive 101-count indictment alleges that city hall was for sale when Charles Sammarone served as mayor and David Bozanich was finance director.

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Dry pantry helps fill community need

Poland Presbyterian Church hosted its monthly paper goods pantry on Aug. 20.

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Trot with your Tot at Mill Creek Park

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com On July 31, the Mill Creek Park program Trot with your

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Link Leaders welcome new Spartans

Boardman High School hosted its eighth annual Link Leader freshman orientation on Aug. 22.

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Boardman cross country takes first

Boardman’s Mitchel Dunham raced to a first place finish, outpacing 225 competitors, to lead Boardman


New Spartans get safety tips

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com Incoming kindergartners participated in Boardman’s annual

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Summer tours Showcase farm

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com The Mill Creek MetroParks Farms hosted their weekly

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Marching Band shows off skills for Parent Preview Night

After a summer of work the Austintown Marching Band showed off their skills for the first time at Parent Preview Night on Aug. 23.

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Library hosts Baby Brilliant story time

The Canfield library hosted Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies and Books for children ages 6-23 months on Aug. 2.

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Boardman Community Briefs

Bells to ring in celebration of signing of The Constitution The Daughters of the American


Canfield Community Briefs

Bells to ring in celebration of signing of The Constitution The Daughters of the American


Canfield Boys Basketball Boosters host community cookout

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com The Canfield Boys Basketball Boosters hosted its second

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Canfield Sports Briefs

Girls golf defeats Boardman The Canfield girls golf team defeated Boardman with a score of 182-220


Summer tours showcase farm

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com The Mill Creek MetroParks Farms hosted their weekly

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Local dance studio wins big at national championships

Epic Dance Complex of Canfield competed at the Revolution National Talent Competition June 24-28 in

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Marci Devellin, Dan Candiotti to wed Sept. 8

boardman Ron and Patty Devellin of Boardman are announcing plans for the forthcoming marriage of


Autumn date set by Emily Mogg, Kevin Chapel

Announcement of the engagement of Emily Mogg and Kevin Chapel, both of Boardman, is being made by


Trot with your Tot in the park

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com On July 31, the Mill Creek Park program Trot with your Tot

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Lindsey Reed, Jamie Decker to wed Oct. 20

POLAND Ray and Valerie Reed of Poland are announcing plans for the forthcoming marriage of their


Miss Shutrump, Mr. Frisone to wed Sept. 15

BOARDMAN Charles F. III and Kathleen Shutrump of Boardman are announcing the engagement of their


Summer tours of MetroParks Farms

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com The Mill Creek MetroParks Farms hosted their weekly family


POLICE BLOTTER

Aug. 16 Theft: A woman reportedly stole makeup from Dollar General, 2002 S. Raccoon Road.


Impromptu intervention enables Kyrgios to rally

The U.S. Open’s referee and chief umpire were reviewing what happened, as was the Grand Slam Board.


Indictment issued in East Side homicide

Defendant charged with murder, aggravatewd robbery


Downsizing a home

Downsizing a home WARREN Shepherd of the Valley will host a seminar to help individuals prepare


COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP Recaps of Thursday’s season openers

No. 21 UCF 56, UConn 17 EAST HARTFORD, CONN. McKenzie Milton threw for 346 yards and five


Men flee from home

Men flee from home WARREN A male resident caused two men to flee from a home in the 1700 block


Trump stumps for GOP Senate hopeful Braun in Indiana

President Donald Trump sought to turn up the pressure on Sen. Joe Donnelly at an Indiana rally Thursday night, saying the state must defeat the vulnerable Democrat because “Joe’s not going to vote for us on anything.”


METRO DIGEST || Report: Meijer bought Super Kmart building

Report: Meijer bought Super Kmart building HOWLAND Meijer, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based privately


Cardinals’ HRs defeat Pirates

Cardinals pitcher John Gant got a new label from teammate Jose Martinez — power hitter


Dobbs plays well in Steelers’ win

Josh Dobbs put together a compelling case to be on someone’s NFL roster next week.


Warrants net three arrests on gun charges

YPD finds four guns in two serperate homes


Gander Outdoors to honor military

Gander Outdoors to honor military WARREN Gander Outdoors is continuing a tradition of honoring


Surplus clothing

Surplus clothing Greater Friendship Baptist Church, 646 Lakewood Ave., Youngstown, clothing


MAHONING COUNTY | Additional indictments

Also indicted Thursday were the following: Regina Petrosky, 48, North Schenley Avenue, possession


YEARS AGO FOR AUG. 31

Today is Friday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2018. There are 122 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS President Donald Trump is canceling pay raises due in January for most civilian


Board president gives an update

Board president gives an update CANFIELD Fair board President Dave Dickey spoke at the


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Christina Wey and Christian Candle, Salem, girl, Aug. 29.


John McCain fondly remembered for his professionalism, integrity

Opinion: The recent death of U.S. Sen. John McCain had me reflect on my experiences with him – and they were


Officials have groundbreaking for expansion of Akron-Canton Airport

Associated Press CANTON Officials have held a ceremonial groundbreaking at an Ohio airport for


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 44.37-0.76 Aqua America, 2.34


Students belong in class

Opinion: By Daniela Aspiazu OtherWords It’s no secret that our country incarcerates people of color at


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Restaurant cites freakout over its french fries WATERVILLE, Maine A Maine


Trustee resigns, calls Meyer’s penalty too light

Former board chairman Jeffrey Wadsworth resigned.


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Canfield Fair, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.: The fair is in full swing, with


Kipnis powers Tribe over Twins

The AL Central-leading Indians opened a 14-game margin over second-place Minnesota.


McCain recalled as hero, maverick

Associated Press PHOENIX A former vice president, an NFL star and other friends remembered Sen.


Overdose Awareness DaySFlbholds purpose and promise

Editorial: Given the sky-high volume of news reports, social media posts and other attention-grabbing


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