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Boardman’s O’Halloran named swim coach of year

Spartans veteran is retiring after 33 years


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Pastor traces path of ongoing civil-rights movement

He spoke at a Black History Month event in Youngstown on Sunday night.

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Technology rises as major crime-fighting tool in Valley

Technology rises as major crime-fighting tool in Valley


Ohio River crests to highest point in 20 years

Rains are receding today


Congress reconvenes with guns at top of agenda

GOP opposition to proposals, including some from the president, may block any real action


Pyeongchang Olympics end as they started – mired in politics

Pyeongchang Olympics end as they started – mired in politics


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Warren police investigating homicide at Stonegate Apartments

Warren police investigating homicide at Stonegate Apartments


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SCHOOL THREATS | Crazy week of threats, arrests around Valley, Ohio

Here's an updated look at school threats in the Valley and state


The great and the puzzling of Academy Awards fashion

By LEANNE ITALIE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK A radiant Grace Kelly glided from her seat,


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Lease-To-Own Contracts Land Many in Anguish

When an East Side woman learned she could enter into a land contract – or a lease-to-own agreement – instead of renting, she thought it would leave more money in her pocket.

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YSU’s 3-point record broken twice

After Arbanas hit 200, Benjamin surpassed her


Penguins fall short in second overtime

YSU will play Cleveland State again on Friday


YSU out-jumps expectations on first day of HL championships

With a few timely leaps, Youngstown State’s track team earned some unexpected points


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Valley comedian brings smiles across the globe

Much like his magic tricks, there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to Eric Thompson.


Guns are only part of equation in shootings

Opinion:


New England cruise


Direct mail event


BUSINESS DIGEST || America Makes

America Makes YOUNGSTOWN America Makes is collaborating with the Robert C. Byrd Institute to


NASCAR drivers slipping, sliding at Atlanta

Forecast prompts officials to start race an hour earlier


Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown school board, 8 a.m., special meeting, board office, Dr. David Ritchie


Eating Tide Pods is a silly and dangerous internet challenge

YSU professor talks about a dangerous internet challenge


Friday threat says Mooney will be “shot up”

Police investigating social media threat against Mooney High School on Monday


Gymnasts say sport is rife with abuse

They are the other victims of USA Gymnastics


Host family opportunities available through 4-H

Staff report Short-term host family opportunities are now available through 4-H. Families in


Admirers line streets to see Graham’s motorcade

Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. Admirers took photos on their phones, firetrucks parked on


mahoning valley race course

mahoning valley race course SATURDAY”S RESULTS RACE 1 $10,300 - 3 yo’s & up, 1M 70Y, CLM $4,000


METRO DIGEST|| Sparkle customers can help feed hungry

Sparkle customers can help feed hungry YOUNGSTOWN Through March 31, customers of Sparkle Markets


With the Academy Awards just one week away, WalletHub.com has compiled some fun facts about the

With the Academy Awards just one week away, WalletHub.com has compiled some fun facts about the


BOOKS DIGEST|| Finalists announced for Lukas Book Prize

Finalists announced for Lukas Book Prize NEW YORK Stories of immigrants, transient workers and


SENIOR SIDELIGHTS


American Cancer Society to host Cattle Baron’s Ball

Staff report POLAND The Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Road, will host the annual American Cancer


Mamma Mia! USA curlers defeat Sweden

Eighth-end toss clinches gold


SENIOR CITIZENS


HARDCOVER FICTION

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 2. “The Woman in


Four robots that aim to teach your kids to code

By RYAN NAKASHIMA AP Technology Writer LAS VEGAS You’ve seen apps and toys that promise to


GARDEN CLUBS

THURSDAY Sweetbriar Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. The program will be about Monarch butterflies.


TRAVEL DIGEST|| Funk music museum celebrates grand opening

Funk music museum celebrates grand opening DAYTON A museum in Ohio dedicated to the funk music


Startup Weekend


From Dunkirk to Toronto

By BETH J. HARPAZ AP Travel Editor NEW YORK From the beaches of France where “Dunkirk” took


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Nicole and Seth Steiner, Youngstown, boy, Feb. 23. Jennifer and


Senior menu


WORLD DIGEST|| Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate WASHINGTON Governors assessing the


Chamber program


Billy Graham was neither a prophet nor a theologian

Opinion: WASHINGTON Asked in 1972 if he believed in miracles, Billy Graham answered: Yes, Jesus performed


Open house


American Cancer Society to host Cattle Baron’s Ball

American Cancer Society to host Cattle Baron’s Ball

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Rotary Club celebrates 103rd anniversary

Rotary Club celebrates 103rd anniversary

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Warren Junior Women’s League hosts meeting

Warren Junior Women’s League hosts meeting

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Gun advocates feel betrayed by Trump’s talk of controls

Associated Press DENVER When President Donald Trump raised the idea of banning “bump stocks”


Will Parkland shootings bring tangible reforms?

Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. The progression has become numbingly repetitive – mass


prep sports at a glance

GIRLS BASKETBALL DIVISION III South Range 48, Canton Central Catholic 44 BEAVER TOWNSHIP


Corruption probe clouds college basketball

There was little visible hangover from the latest developments in the federal investigation of corruption in college basketball


COURTS

COURTS columbiana county new cases Midland Funding LLC v. Rebecca Bishop, money. Alder Tank


Obesity is a precursor to illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes

Delta Sigma Theta Youngstown Chapter symposium speaker gives advice on healthy living


LETTERS: Restrict assault weapons for use only by military

Opinion: Restrict assault weapons for use only by military Per our president, Donald J. Trump, the


Boardman swimmers place in Canton

Callen Aulizia understands the concept of setting the bar of expectations high in order to reach a goal


POLICE CALLS

POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Girard, Liberty and Hubbard: GIRARD Feb.


Penguins concede six goals vs. Panthers

Pittsburgh, playing on the second night of back-to-back contests, rallied to erase a 5-3 deficit and still lost


Blood Drives

Blood Drives today Boardman Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Positive reinforcement

Seated Moschella coaches his Clippers to a romp


You’re married, but your assets don’t have to be

By LIZ WESTON NerdWallet People who aren’t rich or famous typically don’t have prenuptial


Is this the time for gun change?

Opinion: America – from lawmakers to police to citizens – had a cavalier attitude toward drunken driving.


Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers

Associated Press NEW YORK Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-


Emergency declaration over flooding

Associated Press COLUMBUS Concerns about continued flooding and forecasts of more rain have


YEARS AGO FOR FEB. 25

Today is Sunday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2018. There are 309 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


LIMELIGHTS, CAREER PATHS

REALTY Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich, co-owners and brokers of Burgan Real Estate, attended


For the Week of Sunday, February 25, 2018

US Bank National Association to 760 Mahoning LLC, N. Maryland, Youngstown, $6,000. RV Holdings


Y’town mayor should nix purchase of a new vehicle

Editorial: At first glance, we were willing to support Youngstown Mayor Jamael Tito Brown’s decision to drive


Gun protesters need to use good judgment

Opinion:


Summit for leaders


Rotary Club hosts speech contest

Rotary Club hosts speech contest

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A’town racino should beware

Opinion: Sandwiched between the headline-grabbing massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida