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Flashback to Flashbacks tonight downtown

For the Fabulous Flashbacks, it’s all about fun.


Trump's tariff's costing Mahoning Valley farmers big

Retaliatory tariffs from China could lead to a 59 percent decrease in Ohio farmers’ net income within six years, a group representing Ohio’s soybean industry says.


Body found in Salem

Police are investigating after a body was found.


Franklin gets 18 months for New Year's Day shooting

A man arrested early New Year’s Day after a report of gunfire — who told police, “Everybody shoots on New Year’s Eve” — was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison.


Beule arraigned today on domestic violence incident

Greg Beule, 21, was arraigned today and is due back in court July 20 after police took three guns from him Thursday.


Drivers beware: OVI checkpoint starts soon

The Mahoning County OVI Task Force will be conducting an OVI checkpoint tonight from 10 to 2 a.m. Saturday at 4777 Mahoning Ave.


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Detectives, coroner probe death at North Side home

Detectives, coroner staff at North Side home


Youngstown cops investigating body found at Fairgreen Avenue home

Youngstown cops investigating body found at Fairgreen Avenue home


Woman nabbed on possession of marijuana warrant

Woman nabbed on possession of marijuana warrant


Ohio man who tried to help Islamic State gets 6-plus years

Ohio man who tried to help Islamic State gets 6-plus years


Trees falls onto vehicle, killing driver in Ohio

Trees falls onto vehicle, killing driver in Ohio


Shell subsidiary to pay $3.8 million for 2016 Gulf spill

Shell subsidiary to pay $3.8 million for 2016 Gulf spill


In Supreme Court fight, Dems target 2 GOP Senate moderates

In Supreme Court fight, Dems target 2 GOP Senate moderates


Trump administration seeks more time to reunite families

Trump administration seeks more time to reunite families


VP Pence defends ICE, rips Democrats

VP Pence defends ICE, rips Democrats


Singer Chris Brown arrested for felony battery in Florida

Singer Chris Brown arrested for felony battery in Florida


AP: US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits

AP: US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits


Man gets 18 months for firing gun on New Years Eve

Man gets 18 months for firing gun on New Years Eve


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Youngstown man faces domestic-violence charge, guns taken

Youngstown man faces domestic violence charge, guns taken


Pa. gas station worker killed when driver hits pump, sparks fire

Pa. gas station worker killed when driver hits pump, sparks fire


Trump weighs 2 or 3 candidates for court, to meet with Pence

Trump weighs 2 or 3 candidates for court, to meet with Pence


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman

Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman


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Woman hit by car in Youngstown while trying to find stolen vehicle

Woman hit by car in Youngstown while trying to find stolen vehicle


Canfield lawyer will run for Mahoning County judge

Canfield lawyer will run for Mahoning County judge

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Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Food, clothing giveaway Saturday on East Side

Food, clothing giveaway Saturday on East Side


Train collides with van at Weathersfield railroad crossing

Train collides with van at Weathersfield railroad crossing


Warren police arrest convicted felon for raping 8-year-old

Warren police arrest convicted felon for raping 8-year-old


Firefighters respond to Warren house blaze

Firefighters respond to Warren house blaze


AP Exclusive: Washington hospital is 'like going into hell'

AP Exclusive: Washington hospital is 'like going into hell'


Fest & Car Show is Saturday on East Side

Fest & Car Show is Saturday on East Side


US adds a solid 213,000 jobs; unemployment up to 4 pct.

US adds a solid 213,000 jobs; unemployment up to 4 pct.


US-China trade battle kicks off; markets take it in stride

US-China trade battle kicks off; markets take it in stride


OSHP says 8 died in traffic crashes over holiday period

OSHP says 8 died in traffic crashes over holiday period


VA loses more than $1M worth of medical equipment

VA loses more than $1M worth of medical equipment


Former Thai navy SEAL is first casualty of rescue effort

Former Thai navy SEAL is first casualty of rescue effort


Palacios’ home run gives Scrappers lead in suspended game

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers and Batavia Muckdogs on Thursday spent more than three hours waiting


Struthers schools look to curb negative spending by 2020

Despite the gloomy outlook, the district’s financial state isn’t as bleak as the forecast suggests.


Inside the ropes with JASON KOKRAK;

Thursday: The Warren JFK grad shot a 65 to finish the first round of A Military Tribute at Greenbrier in a four-way tie for fifth place.


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Trial pushed back in freezer case

The case will now be heard in August.


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Seniors create crafts for outreach

The Senior Outreach Services group creates hand-made items to sell and donate.


Knightline lights up Avalanche in victory

Knightline is to play the Astros in the semifinal.


SPORTS DIGEST || Ex-Phantom Sustr signs with Avalanche

After five seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning, defenseman Andrej Sustr has signed a one-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, the player announced on Instagram.


Youngstown to improve sidewalks around Harding Elementary

The project will cost $155,617.


Silence in newsrooms as 5 slain at Md. paper remembered

Newsrooms across the country paused Thursday to observe a moment of silence for five employees of a Maryland newspaper who were killed a week ago in one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history.


bappe, Henry would have another link if France wins cup

Mbappe wants to replicate another one of Henry’s accomplishments


Outdoor music, dinner series

Staff report STRUTHERS Selah Restaurant’s summer outdoor music series will begin next week with


‘The First Purge’ is depressingly prescient

‘The First Purge’ Grade: 2 stars (out of 4) Rating: R for for strong disturbing violence


Christian luncheon show at Dutch Haus

Staff report COLUMBIANA “Honey and Locusts,” an all-new Christian comedy-drama, presented by


METRO DIGEST || Pair reach summit of Kilimanjaro

Multiple charges AUSTINTOWN A township woman faces charges of assaulting a police officer after


Simpson 9-under, leads at Tribute

Simpson 9-under, leads at Greenbrier


Craig Beach’s ex-chief gets 5 years in prison for receiving nude teen photos

A former Craig Beach police chief has been sentenced to five years in prison for receiving nude photos of a 16-year-old girl he met on the job.


BUSINESS DIGEST || Auto sales down

Mahoning Valley auto sales were down 12.2 percent year-over-year in June. Auto dealers in the Valley sold 4,611 new and used vehicles, down 139 from 5,250 sold last June.


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St. Nick's Greek Summerfest this weekend downtown

The scent of Greek foods galore permeate the air near St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church downtown, 220 N. Walnut St., for the annual four-day Greek Summerfest.


CLUB CALENDAR

AUXILIARIES VFW Post 2799 Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the post home, 3161 E. South


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Parks celebrate 150 years with pink-flamingo record BUFFALO, N.Y. Parks officials


Trump urges ouster of senator he blames for derailing VA nod

Associated Press GREAT FALLS, Mont. In a campaign stop that was both political and personal,


METRO DIGEST || Rain delays finale of Y’town fireworks display

Rain delays finale of city’s fireworks display YOUNGSTOWN A delay before the finale of the


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v St. Nicholas Greek Summerfest, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.: Fish dinners,


Statue of Liberty climber pleads not guilty in court

Associated Press NEW YORK An unrepentant protester who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty


China pushes to end US tech reliance

Associated Press BEIJING Chinese telecoms giant ZTE Corp.’s brush with death after Washington


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NASCAR’s ‘Young Stars’ tired of blame for sport’s woes

The so-called Young Guns in danger of becoming The Next Big Bust


Thai authorities: Rescuer in cave died from lack of oxygen

Associated Press MAE SAI, Thailand Thai authorities say a former navy SEAL working to rescue


Vermont takes novel steps to rehabilitate young criminals

Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. Vermont is hoping to place fewer young adults in the adult


ELECTRONIC CLASSROOM OF TOMORROW Ohio unsure of status of 2,300 students from closed e-school

By KANTELE FRANKO Associated Press COLUMBUS Many of the students enrolled in Ohio’s largest


Health network denies liability in Ohio fertility clinic lawsuits

Health network denies liability in Ohio fertility clinic lawsuits CLEVELAND A health care


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Nathan and Brooklynn Chestnut, Salem, boy, July 4. ST.


UK town faces new reality: another nerve-agent poisoning

Associated Press AMESBURY, England In this normally pleasant town of 10,000 residents a stone’s


Historic black burial site under playground to get memorial

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA For generations, children would play kickball, hide-and-seek and


SPORTS BY THE NUMBERS $30M Source: ESPN

The amount of money author Hunter S. Thompson offered to loan Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay if


Family art show to take place today

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The “Family Images” art show opening and reception will take place at 6


Iran tells Trump to ‘please stop’ tweeting about oil prices

Associated Press TEHRAN, IRAN Iran’s representative to OPEC says U.S. President Donald Trump


Angels to host vaccine clinic

Angels to host vaccine clinic CANFIELD Angels for Animals, 4750 W. South Range Road, will host a


Agenda Saturday

Agenda Saturday Mahoning County Educational Service Center, 9 a.m., governing board, special


’17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic latest Wimbledon upsets

Only two of the top eight seeded women are still in the field after four days of action


Tropical Storm Beryl hits Atlantic

Tropical Storm Beryl hits Atlantic MIAMI Tropical Storm Beryl has formed in the Atlantic, the


TRUMBULL COUNTY FAIR | Schedule

SUNDAY – SET UP DAY 1 p.m.: Harness racing, Grandstand MONDAY – SET UP DAY 5 p.m.: Harness


Ohio man pleads not guilty to hate crimes in 2017 attack on protesters in Virginia

Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. An Ohio man pleaded not guilty to federal hate-crime


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard

A summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard


YEARS AGO FOR JULY 6

Today is Friday, July 6, the 187th day of 2018. There are 178 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


EPA’s Pruitt resigns amid ethics probe

Andrew Wheeler to step in as acting administrator Associated Press WASHINGTON Environmental


Heroin, gun found at shooting scene

Victim was shot four times


Youngstown city officials cannot ignore the ongoing budget crisis

Opinion: How much longer can Youngstown officials wait to take action needed to fix financial problems to


TRADE WAR BEGINS

US levies tariffs on China Associated Press WASHINGTON The world’s two biggest economies have


Around the Horn | Thursday’s MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Rangers 7, Tigers 5 DETROIT Joey Gallo and Ronald Guzman homered as the Texas


Van Garderen embraces No. 2 role for team in Tour de France

For years, Tejay van Garderen has been the United States’ best hope of winning the Tour de France


FEDERAL RESERVE Officials recognize planned rate hikes could slow growth

Associated Press WASHINGTON Federal Reserve officials last month said they expect to keep


Bask in hot summer fun this weekend in Y’town

Editorial: In the immortal words of The Lovin’ Spoonful’s 1966 rock ‘n’ roll classic, this weekend in


THURSDAY ON THE LINKS More professional golf results

LPGA Kirk shoots 10-under for lead at Thornberry ONEIDA, WIS. Defending champion Katherine


Axing ICE is rational

Opinion: By Fizz Perkal OtherWords As someone who was born and raised in the border state of New Mexico,


Summer is a grind for some NBA teams

Extra games can help


Alyson Kieffer, Eric Bunnell plan July vows

RENSSELAER, IND. David and JoEllen (Cercone) Kieffer of Boardman are announcing the engagement of


Hannah Murphy, Michael Hutch are engaged

YOUNGSTOWN Rusty and Peggy Hutch of Youngstown are announcing the engagement of their son, Michael


Meghan Huzicka, Michael Draia plan fall nuptials

BOARDMAN William and Mary Ann Huzicka of Boardman are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Kayla Wilson, Tyler Kerr to marry Sept. 15

AUSTINTOWN Robert and Karen Wilson of Austintown are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Kathleen Quigley, Alex Bennett will marry July 14

AUSTINTOWN Mark and Jill Quigley of Austintown are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Boardman Community Briefs

“Closed After Dark” signs go up at Boardman Spartan Stadium New signs will be posted at Boardman


Austintown Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants summer sports news Sun and warmer days are here. Summer athletics have arrived and


Library hosts game night for adults

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Boardman library invited adults to their building to

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Miss Boosinger, Mr. Schoenfeld to wed Oct. 20

Garry and Kathy Boosinger of Poland and Steve and Nancy Schoenfeld of Canfield are announcing the


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Green Team rocks out at Boardman Park

The Boardman library hosted a Rock out with the Green Team event on June 20.

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Farmers’ market summer season begins at park

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Austintown Farmers’ Market opened for their first

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Canfield Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants summer sports news Sun and warmer days are here. Summer athletics have arrived and


POLICE BLOTTER

June 23 Arrest: Police at an Operating a Vehicle Impaired checkpoint on South Avenue arrested


Students learn, compete and play at Stadium Drive STEM event

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Stadium Drive Elementary hosted a large STEM event for the

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Library program gets artistic with books

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Boardman library hosted a book folding program for

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Children observe wildlife in the gardens

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Mill Creek MetroParks hosted a story time for young

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Optimist Club awards bikes to contest winners

The last week of school brought a big surprise for two Boardman fourth-graders – a brand new

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Town celebrates history of Poland at annual event

The city hosted its annual Celebrate Poland event from June 29-30 at Village Hall.

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Austintown Schools welcome new treasurer

During a special board meeting on May 31, the Austintown Board of Education approved to appoint Ryan

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Union Elementary has Junior Achievement Done-in-a-Day program

Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley wrapped up the 2017-2018 school year by teaching 132 first-

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Students have a day of play near the end of the school year

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Dobbins Elementary School celebrated their school year

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Canfield students display art at annual show

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Families, friends, students, community members and art

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Austintown Community Briefs

Immaculate Heart of Mary hosts vacation Bible school Immaculate Heart of Mary is hosting a


Canfield Community Briefs

Knitting guild to meet on July 10 The Western Reserve Knitting Guild will meet on July 10 at 7


Poland Community Briefs

Library takes requests for proposals for operation of caf in Poland library The Public Library


Robinwood Lane Elementary School - Fourth Grading Period

Second Grade High Honor Roll Hebah Arida Noah Belgin Evan Cunningham Gavin Gonzalez


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CHC fourth-graders celebrate at picnic

C.H. Campbell Elementary School fourth-grade students celebrated the end of their time at the school during their Fourth Grade Picnic at Fair Park on June 5.

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Children observe wildlife in the gardens

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Mill Creek MetroParks hosted a story time for young children

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Children study the science of water at library

Austintown library looked to teach children about the science of water at their Explore Water All Around Us event on June 27.

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Local high school students put on the ‘Tales of King Arthur’

By JESSICA HARKER jharker@vindy.com On June 18, local high school students put on their

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West Boulevard students have fun and treats

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The students at West Boulevard Elementary celebrated the

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Hilltop fourth-graders celebrate with picnic

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Hilltop Elementary School fourth-grade students celebrated

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