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'Snow got the better of us,' Youngstown councilman says

City council members say they’ve been pelted with calls from residents upset with how the city handled plowing during the recent snowstorm.


Feds mum on when Adi will be deported

As Amer “Al” Adi sits in a cell in Geauga County jail on a hunger strike, the timeline for when he will be deported back to his native country of Jordan remains up in the air.


Claudia Hoerig returned to Trumbull County tonight

Claudia Hoerig is back in Trumbull County, nearly 11 years after a warrant was issued for her arrest in the murder of her husband, Karl Hoerig, on March 12, 2007 in Newton Falls.


MCCTC'S Digital Design & Print program gives students edge for jobs, college

There’s no one career path after graduation for students who go through the Digital Design and Print program at the Mahoning County Career & Technical Center.


Boardman teen accused of raping girl with special needs

A township man faces rape charges after a mother accused him of raping her 12-year-old daughter with special needs.


Boardman schools will ask voters to approve new emergency levy

Boardman schools levy would generate $4.9 million per year


Ohio House wants Washington to pressure Brazil on Hoerig extradition

Ohio House wants Washington to pressure Brazil on Hoerig extradition


Youngstown council bombarded about streets and plowing

Youngstown council bombarded about streets and plowing


YSU is experiencing campus wide power issues

YSU is experiencing campus wide power issues


Ohio teen fatally shot by deputy in courtroom

Ohio teen fatally shot by deputy in courtroom


Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20K in $350B pledge

Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20K in $350B pledge


Pittsburgh to pay $5.5 million in suit over police shooting

Pittsburgh to pay $5.5 million in suit over police shooting


Steelers part ways with offensive coordinator Todd Haley

Steelers part ways with offensive coordinator Todd Haley


No fire inspection records where 13 children held captive

No fire inspection records where 13 children held captive


Delegation supports Youngstown’s $10.2M federal grant application

Delegation supports Youngstown’s application for a $10.2 million federal grant


Newcomers of Mahoning Valley will meet at Boardman Holiday Inn

Newcomers of Mahoning Valley will meet at TJ's in the Boardman Holiday Inn on Jan. 24 at noon.


UPDATE | Vettori pleads not guilty

Vettori has hearing at 2 p.m.


Kucinich seeking Democratic nomination for governor

Dennis Kucinich seeking Democratic nomination for governor


Man suspected of OD at recovery center during drug test

Man suspected of OD during drug test


Ruling: Arson destroyed part of historic Ohio mansion

Ruling: Arson destroyed part of historic Ohio mansion


Philadelphia water main breaks spike in cold weather

Philadelphia water main breaks spike in cold weather


Canfield trustee to run for Mahoning Co. commissioner

Canfield trustee to run for Mahoning Co. commissioner


US judges rule for Mexican woman deported in 2017

US judges rule for Mexican woman deported in 2017


Philly sues opioid makers in response to epidemic

Philly sues opioid makers in response to epidemic


'Tourniquet Killer' set to be executed in Texas

'Tourniquet Killer' set to be executed in Texas


NY man sentenced for lying about fatal fire

NY man sentenced for lying about fatal fire


Ex-Pa. volleyball coach gets jail time for sexting teens

Ex-Pa. volleyball coach gets jail time for sexting teens


GOP senator denounces Trump attacks

GOP senator denounces Trump attacks


France abandons plans to build new airport in the west

France abandons plans to build new airport in the west


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Boardman man accused of raping child with special needs

Boardman man accused of raping 12-year-old with special needs


Ryan presses Dems to back bill keeping government open

Ryan presses Dems to back bill keeping government open


Columbus will hire 30 more police officers for 2018

Columbus will hire 30 more police officers for 2018


WRTA board meeting is at 3 p.m. today

WRTA board meeting is at 3 p.m. today


Bannon said to have received grand jury subpoena

Bannon said to have received grand jury subpoena


Pa. gov taking steps to expand who gets OT pay

Pa. gov taking steps to expand who gets OT pay


Man gets prison for biting off chunk of wife's nose

Man gets prison for biting off chunk of wife's nose


Hubbard High School band, cheerleaders support Fairhaven students

Hubbard High School band, cheerleaders support Fairhaven students


Jury finds Kimbrough not guilty in 2015 murder case

Jury finds Kimbrough not guilty in 2015 murder case


Car taken with child inside; Ohio woman charged

Ohio woman charged after leaving child in car that was taken


Ohio police kill dog while responding to stove fire

Ohio police kill dog while responding to stove fire


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Man with 16 OVI arrests gets in-house treatment sentence

Man with 16 OVI arrests gets in-house treatment sentence


Accident causes power outage in Warren

Accident causes power outage in Warren


Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training starts Monday

Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training starts Monday


South sees snow, ice and record-breaking cold

South sees snow, ice and record-breaking cold

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Visiting judge to reschedule Sebring water-quality trial

Visiting judge to reschedule Sebring water-quality trial


2 Mahoning County library programs canceled

2 Mahoning County library programs canceled


Woman struck by car on Youngstown's South Side

Woman struck by car on Youngstown's South Side


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Boardman police arrest two people on drug-trafficking charges

Boardman police make drug arrests in two cases


Harrowing rescue of five children from Girard Lake

Harrowing rescue of five children from Girard Lake caused nervous moments


Boardman snaps six-game losing streak, defeats Struthers

Struthers head coach Jim Franceschelli said that the Spartans were a very deceiving team


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Judge listed home of alleged victim of $96k theft

Probate lawyer: “I’ve not heard of [that] happening.”


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Supporters gather to support Al Adi after detainment

Following Al Adi’s detainment, supporters, politicians express shock


Attorneys spar over DNA in murder trial

Defendant claiming self defense


With 5 Grammy nods, SZA is music’s breakout star SHE’S IN CONTROL

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer NEW YORK After SZA created the drums-drenched, reggae-tinged


After repeated police calls, homeless man ends up at Trumbull jail

After repeated police calls, homeless man ends up at Trumbull jail


YSU women near the end of tough Horizon League slate

The Youngstown women’s basketball team is nearing the end of a murderer’s row


A week without social media

Editor’s note: Today’s column is the second of two parts. Last week, I shared a snapshot of my


Al Adi in custody awaiting deportation

The longtime Youngstown businessman now sits in a jail cell.


Raiders come up big in first, third quarters to beat Salem

Brennan Toy didn’t like the direction things were headed for he and his South Range teammates coming out of the locker room to start the second half


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Several Youngstown streets weren’t plowed several hours after a snowstorm

A city official said Youngstown’s top plowing priority is clearing the main streets


Tomlin silent on Haley’s future

Mike Tomlin doesn’t sound as if he’s in a rush to decide whether Todd Haley will be back next season


YSU men return home after three-game skid

Calhoun wanted to send a message to his team. He wanted to show the players he hasn’t given up on the season


China to the rescue?

Opinion: “When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.” – Confucius Is China about to do the United


Federal opiates case offers hope for answers, remedies

Editorial: Over the course of at least the next several months, the eyes of a nation plagued by an odious


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1256.15-0.61 Aqua America, .71


Recused from case

Recused from case YOUNGSTOWN Judge R. Scott Krichbaum of Mahoning County Common Pleas Court has


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees 88.6 below 0 MOSCOW Even thermometers


Poland downs Fitch, stays unbeaten

Senior Brandon Barringer referred to Poland’s 11-0 record now as being in the driver’s seat


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Car goes airborne, slams into 2nd floor of office SANTA ANA, Calif. Authorities


prep sports at a glance

BOYS BASKETBALL Canfield 58, New Philadelphia 40 CANFIELD Canfield won thanks to the 3-point


Boy, 6, testifies that his ‘Papa’ badly injured his arm

Boy, 6, testifies that his ‘Papa’ badly injured his arm by pulling hard on it


YEARS AGO FOR JANUARY 18

Today is Thursday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2018. There are 347 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Surplus food

Surplus food New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman St., Youngstown, various commodities, 9 to


Browns interviewing Ben McAdoo for OC

Browns interviewing Ben McAdoo for OC CLEVELAND A person familiar with the situation says former


Baking desserts for family

Family Features Individually portioned desserts are ideal for entertaining, and these smooth,


Detroit man deported after 30 years in US

Associated Press DETROIT A Detroit man who had lived in the U.S. for nearly 30 years has been


Help fight inflammation with food

Family Features On top of being tasty, certain foods contain specific nutrients and natural


A sicilian twist on preparing for a gathering

Family Features When it comes to preparing a spread for a gathering, some may look to traditional


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Alexis Parcell and Dylan Berthiaume, Alliance, boy, Jan.


Canfield man gets six months for his role in nonfatal overdose

Victim told police she received the heroin on which she overdosed from the man


Live music performances on television shows this week include:

Live music performances on television shows this week include: v Camila Cabello: Today on “Ellen


Donation for bridge

Donation for bridge POLAND The village received a $10,000 donation to put toward restoration of


Pope meets with survivors of abuse

Associated Press SANTIAGO, CHILE Pope Francis met Tuesday with survivors of priests who sexually


GM sees sustained profits through 2018

Associated Press NEW YORK General Motors will take a $7 billion write-down in 2017 tied to the


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

President Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening test


Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown

Associated Press WASHINGTON Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle


Easter Seals partners with Valley agencies to purchase van

Easter Seals partners with Valley agencies to purchase van

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Does experience in government matter in running for president?

Opinion: By David M. SHRIBMAN Andrews McMeel Syndication President Winfrey: Don’t you feel better


Connected Links of the Week - Jan. 17

Check out this week's Connected shares from around the Valley:


Dems accuse GOP official of ‘amnesia’ on Trump vulgarity

Associated Press WASHINGTON Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 4:30 p.m., programs service


Ex-doctor’s victims recount abuse as young gymnasts

Associated Press LANSING, MICH. One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former


YEARS AGO FOR JANUARY 17

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2018. There are 348 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


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Saadey’s bets on great burgers across the board

Rounding the turn and taking a commanding lead down the stretch, the No Brainer Burger is charging hard. The Interstate Burger sees an opening and makes its move, and at the wire ... we all win.


8 facing drug-related charges in Austintown

Township police were kept busy over the holiday weekend, making a number of drug-related charges and arrests.


U.S. BANKS Tax law: big paper losses, long-term gains

Associated Press NEW YORK Big U.S. banks have been reporting billions of dollars in paper losses


YEARS AGO FOR JANUARY 19

Today is Friday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2018. There are 346 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


russia probe House panel subpoenas Bannon in showdown

Associated Press WASHINGTON Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Guam’s governor fooled by comedians via phone call HAGATNA, Guam Guam’s governor


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


Three arrested on felony drug charges

All three have cocaine; one also has heroin