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Non-profit marks 30 years of promoting abstinence

Teen Straight Talk, a nonprofit, faith-based organization devoted to educating children, teens and adults on the importance of abstinence as a lifestyle choice, is having its 30th anniversary dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday at Avalon Inn and Resort, 9519 E. Market St.


Valley officials' lobbying trip to D.C. success, chamber says

Participants in the Washington, D.C. Fly-in that sent about 50 community and business leaders to the nation’s capital this week said the trip succeeded in making federal officials aware of issues affecting the Mahoning Valley.


Aqua Ohio tells Struthers no threat after monitoring failure

Some Struthers residents were alarmed Friday after receiving a notice from Aqua Ohio about a water monitoring failure in January, but the company says there’s no threat to public health and that customers shouldn’t be concerned over the water.


3 exchange students to leave Mahoning Valley Monday

Three Mahoning County foreign exchange students on Monday will bid adieu to their American lifestyle of the last 10-months.


Driver alert: OVI checkpoint starts soon

The Mahoning County OVI Task Force, in conjunction with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, is conducting an OVI checkpoint on South Aevnue near Mathews Road in Boardman from 10 tonight to 2 a.m. Saturday to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes.


Shooting near Howland Giant Eagle

Shooting near Howland Giant Eagle


ODH declares statewide community outbreak of hepatitis A

ODH declares statewide community outbreak of hepatitis A


Explosion levels Columbus home, critically injuring 2

Explosion levels Columbus home, critically injuring 2


Greatest Golfer dad letter

It goes by in the blink of an eye.


US officials say girl on Time mag cover isn't separated from mom

US officials say girl on Time cover isn't separated from mom


First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online


Struthers residents get Aqua Ohio water notice, but shouldn’t worry

Struthers residents get Aqua Ohio water notice, but shouldn’t worry


Former Vatican diplomat Capella admits accessing child porn

Former Vatican diplomat Capella admits accessing child porn


Man reports car stolen, actually crashed it in Boardman

Man reports car stolen, actually crashed it in Boardman


Graduation ceremony planned for adult GED-earners

Graduation ceremony planned for adult GED-earners


Watchdog group files ethics complaint over Seitz probe

Watchdog group files ethics complaint over Seitz probe


Police say 2 dead in Ohio suburb after officer shoots man

Police say 2 dead in Ohio suburb after officer shoots man


Free Aspire GED classes begin in July

Free Aspire GED classes begin in July


Michigan State approves $500 million for settlement

Michigan State approves $500 million for settlement


Ohio Parole Board again rejects mercy for killer despite juror's regrets

Ohio Parole Board again rejects mercy for killer despite juror's regrets


Ohio woman gets probation for taking dead butterfly from exhibit

Ohio woman gets probation for taking dead butterfly from exhibit


Voter registration campaign is Saturday on South Side

Voter registration campaign is Saturday on South Side


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


UN expert slams US on poverty, quitting global rights body

UN expert slams US on poverty, quitting global rights body


Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies


IMMIGRATION DEBATE | Confusion swirls after Trump reversal

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal


Justices adopt new privacy rules for cellphone tracking

Justices adopt new privacy rules for cellphone tracking


Youngstown cops arrest man with gun, drugs

Youngstown cops arrest man with gun, drugs


OPEC agrees to increase oil production

OPEC agrees to increase oil production


GM to build new Chevy Blazer in Mexico

GM to build new Chevy Blazer in Mexico


EU to tax Harleys, bourbon and other US goods

EU to tax Harleys, bourbon and other US goods


Pa. drive-by shooting leaves woman dead, 3 teenagers wounded

Pa. drive-by shooting leaves woman dead, 3 teenagers wounded


Ohio Supreme Court denies motion to dismiss suspension of Yavorcik’s law license

The Ohio Supreme Court today denied a motion to dismiss the suspension of Martin Yavorcik’s law license


Bank robbery suspect gives ID, easily tracked by Columbus police

Bank robbery suspect gives ID, easily tracked by Columbus police


Authorities: Ohio police shoot male who fled traffic stop

Authorities: Ohio police shoot male who fled traffic stop


Airbus threatens to leave Britain in case of no-deal Brexit

Airbus threatens to leave Britain in case of no-deal Brexit


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Oviedo dominant in Scrappers’ win

Luis Oviedo pitched six shutout innings and Tyler Freeman went 3 for 4.

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ICE releases 60 detained in Fresh Mark raid

Salem churches are working to help families affected by ICE’s largest-ever workplace raid in Ohio

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Board votes against Fitch AD

Austintown Board of Education board members did not vote to extend the athletic director’s contract.

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Second shift at GM Lordstown plant ends today

The cutbacks are expected to affect about 1,500 Mahoning Valley workers.

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Cavs grab Alabama point guard Sexton

The Cavaliers selected a point guard and pitch man.


YGDNA nurses displeased with Northside’s new owners

Several nurses at Northside Regional Medical Center said Boston-based Steward Health Care seeks to eliminate nurses voice and run a skeleton crew.


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Tran, Linder take titles at Mill Creek

Aidan Tran and Sophie Linder were the boys and girls AJGA All-Star winners.


Confusion rules as to how Youngstown didn’t start closing fire stations

Accusations fly over an illegal council meeting, which members deny occurred.


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Pre-trial issues in Claudia Hoerig murder case narrowing

Issues that need to be decided before Claudia Hoerig goes on trial Sept. 17 in the 2007 shooting death her husband, Karl, are narrowing as Judge Andrew Logan promised to make a decision soon on whether he will suppress evidence in the case.


SPORTS DIGEST || Fitch basketball senior commits to West Point

Fitch basketball senior commits to West Point Austintown, OH Incoming Fitch High School senior,


Youngstown panel OKs contract for street project near amphitheater

The project along Front Street is expected to cost $1.24 million.


‘Luke Cage’ superhero series in season 2

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. Associated Press ATLANTA “Black Panther” broke box office records, but


Concert, How-To Festival in Riverwalk Park

Staff report NEW CASTLE, PA. Ever wonder what it takes to raise chickens in your backyard? Or


Grand jury indicts in murder and wrong way accident

All three defendants are in Mahoning County jail.


METRO DIGEST || Faces sex charge

Faces sex charge BOARDMAN Timothy Case, 39, of New Castle, Pa., faces one count of sexual


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Homegoods vows 'good neighbor' policy after Lordstown council approves rezoning

Brett Dickson, right, was among 18 people speaking at Lordstown Village Council's meeting Thursday night before the lawmakers voted on the rezoning of seven parcels of land on Ellsworth Bailey and Hallock Young roads from residential to industrial.


SCOTUS ruling could bring sales tax to online purchases

Attention shoppers: You soon may be paying more taxes on what you put in your online cart.


Agenda Saturday

Agenda Saturday Brookfield Township trustees, 10 a.m., neighborhood meeting, Valley View


OPEC meeting could set direction of oil prices

Associated Press Officials from major oil-producing nations are expected to agree this week to


GOP struggles to salvage bill, postpones vote

Associated Press WASHINGTON The House Republican immigration overhaul dangled precariously


COURTS

COURTS MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Gerrett A. Collier, 28, of 242 E. Ravenwood Ave.,


Youngstown’s budget crisis puts city council members in a bind

Opinion: Youngstown is facing a general-fund crisis that needs to be addressed immediately. And city


First lady visits migrant children housed in Texas

Associated Press McALLEN, Texas Melania Trump visited with migrant children Thursday during a


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing Austintown Community Church, 242 S. Canfield-Niles Road, food giveaway


Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

Associated Press NEW YORK AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating television


BIRTHS

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Adam and Tiffany Lesnansky, Youngstown, boy, June 8.


Man shot by police after they say he shot detective dies

Associated Press PARMA A man who authorities say shot a police detective in the leg following an


Yost denied formal role in case over e-school closure

Associated Press COLUMBUS A judge has rejected the Ohio auditor’s effort to formally get


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Hot Rod Super Nationals, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Thousands of hot rods,


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 44.67-0.60 Aqua America, .20


US can wait no longer for just immigration reform

Editorial: Controversial develop- ments in the Mahoning Valley and at this country’s southern border this month


Obama grappled with immigration, too

Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. The Trump administration isn’t the first to grapple with the


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS Mill Creek Chapter of ABWA will meet July 10 at the Georgeanne Parker Pavilion in


Courting Putin, Trump jolts West

Associated Press WASHINGTON As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with


Amy Schumer joins the podcast game

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK Amy Schumer is used to getting glammed up


NBA DRAFT | Thursday’s selections

FIRST ROUND 1. Phoenix, Deandre Ayton, c, Arizona. 2. Sacramento, Marvin Bagley III, f, Duke.


Iraq set for election recount

Associated Press BAGHDAD Iraq’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a disputed law ordering a hand


Raiders’ comeback falls short verses Gators in CWS

JJ Schwarz hit a two-run homer and Florida built enough cushion to survive Texas Tech’s six-run outburst.


Head of the EPA is bad for US

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords Did you hear that the head of the Environmental Protection Agency,


YEARS AGO FOR JUNE 22

Today is Friday, June 22, the 173rd day of 2018. There are 192 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Oddly enough

Oddly enough Man bitten by severed snake head almost dies CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas A South Texas


SOCIETY DIGEST || Lincoln Park Clean Up Day

Lincoln Park Clean Up Day YOUNGSTOWN St. Angela Merici Church will host Lincoln Park Clean Up


AJGA JUNIOR ALL-STAR | Final scores at Mill Creek

BOYS Aidan Tran, Fresno, Calif.68-67-65—200 Papon Sawatyanon, Bangkok, Thailand69-71-69— 209


WORLD DIGEST || Conservative voice Krauthammer dies

Conservative voice Krauthammer dies NEW YORK Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning


Diamondbacks bury Pirates with early barrage

The Arizona Diamondbacks didn’t waste any time breaking this game open.


Eurozone nations get deal to end bailout of Greece

Associated Press LUXEMBOURG Eurozone nations agreed on the final elements of a plan to get


NHL draft figures to get rolling at No. 3

The Montreal Canadiens can make the first real move in the NHL draft with the third overall pick.


World hits back at tariffs

Associated Press WASHINGTON The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and


Arizona big man Ayton goes No. 1 to Phoenix

The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick.


BUSINESS DIGEST || Grand opening

Grand opening GIRARD Infinite Realms: The Game and Hobby Shop, a new business specializing in


Hockenberry, Bartos nuptials planned for June

Charles and Leah Hockenberry of Galena and Lawrence and Barbara Bartos of Poland are announcing the


School celebrates grandparents

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com St. Christine School invited grandparents to their school

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June 1

June 1 Arrest: Kolt Jackson, 20, of Robbins Avenue, Niles, was arrested after having been pulled


June 13

June 13 Aggravated menacing: A worker for a South Canfield-Niles Road nursing-care facility


CHS soccer players instruct youth at annual camp

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com The Canfield High School Soccer Boosters had its annual

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Boardman Community Briefs

Mercy Health Foundation receives 2018 leadership award The Mahoning County Mental Health &


Cassandra Turic, William D’Amico are engaged

CANFIELD Harry and Alice Turic of Canfield are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Canfield Community Briefs

Find and sell treasures at trunk sale Sell your garage sale type items from the trunk of your car


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Children’s musician performs at library

Children’s musician Jim Gill performed at the Austintown library for families in the large meeting room on June 15.

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Preschoolers learn about llamas at Boardman park

Boardman park hosted a brand new event called Preschoolers in the Park on June 12.

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Fitch choirs sing and dance at spring concert

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Fitch choirs performed their spring concert in the

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Canfield Sports Briefs

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


Canfield’s Fourth of July Committee announces the 2018 Grand Marshal

The Canfield Fourth of July Committee recently announced that former Canfield resident Dolores Hall

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Summer Bash benefits kids

A local pulmonologist, Dr. Manuel Bautista, wants to celebrate his birthday with the entire


CVMS choirs present Spring Concert

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Canfield Village Middle School’s fifth- and sixth-grade


Hilltop fourth-graders display scientific skills

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

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Center Intermediate sells books and showcases art

by ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Boardman Center Intermediate School had a book sale on May

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Miss Kovachik, Mr. Anzevino plan July nuptials

BOARDMAN William and Mary Jo Kovachik of Boardman are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Elementary students exercise their Right to Read

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The four Boardman elementary schools participated in their

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Scolieri named Hilltop Math Bee champ

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

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Appuglieses celebrate 66th anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN Mr. and Mrs. Gabe Appugliese of Youngstown recently celebrated their 66th anniversary


POLICE BLOTTER

June 7 Arrest: Police responded to a possible fight at a South Avenue motel, where they took into


Glenwood Junior High hosts career day with 70 speakers

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Glenwood Junior High School had their third annual career

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Valley seniors recognized at scholarship breakfast

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com A recognition breakfast recently took place to honor the


Austintown Community Briefs

Mercy Health Foundation receives 2018 leadership award The Mahoning County Mental Health &


Poland Community Briefs

Mercy Health Foundation receives 2018 leadership award The Mahoning County Mental Health &


Union students sing movie tunes at concert

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Union Elementary students had their spring concert at

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POLICE REPORT

June 6 Menacing: A Robinson Road woman said she’s being harassed and filed a report from Quarry


Poland Sports Briefs

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


YAPA celebrates sisterhood and service at dinner

The Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Association (YAPA) had its annual spring dinner meeting at the

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Children spend the day at Mill Creek MetroParks

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Mill Creek MetroParks organized events at multiple

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Area seniors recognized at scholarship breakfast

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com A recognition breakfast recently took place to honor the

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Valley seniors recognized at scholarship breakfast

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com A recognition breakfast recently took place to honor the

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Local seniors recognized at scholarship breakfast

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com A recognition breakfast recently took place to honor the

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Valley seniors celebrated at scholarship breakfast

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com A recognition breakfast recently took place to honor the

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Beeghly Oaks gives residents special week

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Beeghly Oaks Center for Rehabilitation and Healing

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Cardinals won’t be the only “birdies” at fundraising event

The Canfield Wrestling Booster Club invites the community to join its 10th annual Golf Outing.

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CVMS eighth-graders enjoy picnic

Canfield Village Middle School eighth-graders were feted with a picnic to celebrate the end of their years at the school and moving onto the high school this fall on June 6.

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Children take a reading walk with library

The Poland library invited families to Town Hall’s lawn across the street from the library building for a Storywalk on June 12.

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