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Niles resident air complaints tonight instead of discussing survey

It was supposed to have been a public meeting at the Niles Wellness Center to discuss results from a recent community survey of issues of importance to city residents and businesses.


Teamsters union issues strike notice to Mahoning County engineer

A union in negotiations with the Mahoning County Engineer’s office voted to issue a 10-day strike notice to the engineer.


Boardman students rewarded with bubble ball contest

Cheers echoed all the way from the Center Intermediate School’s gymnasium and into the parking lot Thursday.


Youngstown parents charged with daughter's death delay trial

The Burbank Avenue couple charged in the opiate-induced death of their 16-month-old daughter waived their rights to a speedy trial Thursday.


Disqualified Ohio governor candidate loses court challenge

Disqualified Ohio governor candidate loses court challenge


UPDATE | Patrol seeks information on I-80 shooting

Ohio State Highway Patrol responds to road-rage shooting


Report: Engineer’s union issues strike notice

Report: Engineer’s union issues strike notice


Mahoning grand jury indicts 2 men in March 3 homicide

Mahoning grand jury indicts 2 men in March 3 homicide


Authorities investigate SUV crash that killed family of 8

Authorities investigate SUV crash that killed family of 8


US plant that destroys chemical weapons beset by troubles

US plant that destroys chemical weapons beset by troubles


Russia responds quid pro quo to diplomats' expulsions

Russia responds quid pro quo to diplomats' expulsions


Watch Trump live

Trump is visiting Richfield, Ohio, to sell the public on his plan to use $200 billion in federal money to spur at least $1.5 trillion in spending over a decade to repair or replace highways, bridges, ports, airports and other infrastructure.


City on edge for funeral of man killed by Sacramento police

City on edge for funeral of man killed by Sacramento police


Judge rejects trial demand in Stormy Daniels case

Judge rejects trial demand in Stormy Daniels case


Pa. security event canceled over trainer’s social media posts

Pa. security event canceled over trainer’s social media posts


Syrian town expects US to fend off Turkey's threat of attack

Syrian town expects US to fend off Turkey's threat of attack


Local group to meet on April 7

The Canfield City Condo Network will meet on April 7 at 10 a.m.


Cincinnati council OK’s severance for manager – if he quits

Cincinnati council OK’s severance for manager – if he quits


Shooting suspect's brother pleads no contest to trespassing

Shooting suspect's brother pleads no contest to trespassing

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Pope Francis to have cataracts surgery next year

Pope Francis to have cataracts surgery next year


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Man arrested after 100 mph chase and wreck

Man arrested after 100 mph chase and wreck


YSU hazing participant indicted on federal firearms charge

YSU hazing participant indicted on federal firearms charge


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


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Boardman man gets prison term for punching teen in face

Boardman man gets prison term for punching teen in face


Police: Pregnant Pa. woman, man dead in apparent murder-suicide

Police: Pregnant Pa. woman, man dead in apparent murder-suicide


Man charged in slaying of girlfriend found in Cleveland garbage can

Man charged in slaying of girlfriend found in Cleveland garbage can


Trump emerging from seclusion to promote infrastructure plan

Trump emerging from seclusion to promote infrastructure plan


Chamber announces 21 Athena Award nominees

Chamber announces 21 Athena Award nominees


White House physician nominated to lead VA

White House physician nominated to lead VA


Rusty Staub, slugger who played 23 seasons, dies at 73

Rusty Staub, slugger who played 23 seasons, dies at 73


Board of control approves sell of Bottom Dollar to ONE Health Network

Board of control approves sell of Bottom Dollar to ONE Health Network


FBI announces arrest of local man on child-porn charges

FBI announces arrest of local man on child-porn charges

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Trial date continued for West Side couple charged in their daughter's death

Trial date continued for West Side couple charged in their daughter's death


Barclays to pay $2 billion to US to settle mortgage suit

Barclays to pay $2 billion to US to settle mortgage suit


Cosby's legal team pressuring judge to quit, delay retrial

Cosby's legal team pressuring judge to quit, delay retrial


Ohio survivor of 10 years’ captivity joins abduction alert group

Survivor of 10 years’ captivity joins abduction alert group


Fast-moving fire kills 68 at Venezuela police station jail

Fast-moving fire kills 68 at Venezuela police station jail


Trail leads cops to 51 bags of pot, police said

Trail leads cops to 51 bags of pot, police said


Phantoms’ Joyaux looks to keep pace with older brother

Michael and Matt Joyaux are looking at tournament hockey at different levels.


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Research program gives YSU students ‘layers’ of opportunity

Phase one of an Air Force research program, the largest Youngstown State University has ever worked on, has wrapped-up.

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Amateur boxing show set Saturday in Youngstown

Irving-Miller will be main event.


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Beaver cops' arrest of 3 is vindication for anti-revenge porn group

Police believe the crime started several years ago with one of the men sending at least one photo from the victim’s phone to himself


SPORTS DIGEST || Campbell’s bat sparks EGCC to victory

The Eastern Gateway Gators defeated Community College of Allegheny-South 13-3 in their home opener Wednesday at Eastwood Field.


Girard re-evaluates safety procedures in aftermath of officer’s death

Girard officials are strengthening safety procedures, including the policy for officers wearing bulletproof vests, after a prosecutor's report revealed Officer Justin Leo was not wearing his bulletproof vest the night he was killed.


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No Osseo top job for Mohip

Youngstown City Schools CEO Krish Mohip is no longer a candidate in any known superintendent searches.


Browns pass Kessler off to Jaguars

Cleveland traded its former starting quarterback to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday.


James matches MJ mark as Cavaliers stop Hornets

The 33-year-old James matched Michael Jordan’s streak of 866 consecutive double-digit scoring games.


Liberty police chief announces retirement plan

Richard Tisone has been with the Liberty department for 31 years


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‘In the Mood’ recaptures World War II-era music, dance

Show creator Bud Forrest compiled the greatest songs from the swing era into a revue that demonstrates the influence of the upbeat music, which was a morale booster during some dark times. Each performance includes a tribute to those who fought in World War II, as well as all veterans.


Court prepares to resentence rapist

Brandon Moore, who commited a brutal 2001 rape as a 15-year-old, will be resentenced in April.


Selah theater to present ‘Motherhood’

If You Go What: “Motherhood Out Loud” When: 8 p.m. April 5, 6, 7, 13 and 14 Where: Selah


HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP

WRESTLING Girard’s DelGarbino honored by Trumbull commissioners WARREN The Trumbull County


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Warren police officer charged with menacing and criminal trespass

Warren police officer charged with menacing and criminal trespass


New Trumbull administrator prides herself on ‘ability to multitask’

New Trumbull administrator says ability to multitask will enable her to handle three roles.


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Much more to #MeToo, symposium speakers say

Speaking at the Youngstown State University Centofanti Symposium Wednesday at Stambaugh Auditorium were journalist Ronan Farrow and Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement. Farrow is an investigative reporter whose piece in “New Yorker” magazine revealed Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual assault.

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Easter activities for the weekend

EASTER Egg hunts, activities A listing of Easter egg hunts and other holiday activities as


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Spring means it's time for Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

After an up and down winter, spring is finally here.


Selected local stocks


YOUNGSTOWN STRONG BOXING SHOW PAIRINGS

YOUNGSTOWN STRONG BOXING SHOW PAIRINGS 55 pounds SEmD Jeffrey Venier (Detroit) vs. Omari McFadden


Trump is hopeful, but some skeptical ahead of US-NK talks

Associated Press WASHINGTON An enigmatic North Korean leader takes a secretive train trip to


Good friday

Good friday What’s open/closed A checklist of local, state and federal institutions and local


Community mourns Sacramento man killed by police at wake

Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. A Sacramento church is the latest site of mourning over the


COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP Wednesday’s games

CBI CHAMPIONSHIP North Texas 69, San Francisco 55 DENTON, TEXAS Jorden Duffy scored 15 points


Utah, Penn St. set to party

Garner leads Nittany Lions in 3-pointers,


New helmet rule expected to be subject to video review

Ejections won’t be automatic


Report: Trump attorney discussed Flynn, Manafort pardons

Associated Press WASHINGTON One of President Donald Trump’s attorneys floated the possibility


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK Best F(r)iends (R) Special Event Tinseltown: Fri. 8 God’s Not Dead: A Light in


LATEST LINE

LATEST LINE MLB National League FavoritePoints (O/U)Underdog Chicago Cubs81/2-91/2


MORE NBA REULTS

MORE NBA REULTS 76ers 118, Knicks 101 PHILADELPHIA Dario Saric had 26 points and 14 rebounds


WORLD & BUSINESS DIGEST || Expansion for One Hot Cookie

Expansion for One Hot Cookie BOARDMAN A gourmet cookie and ice cream shop will open in the heart


Fruit tree pruning

Fruit tree pruning As the weather warms, it’s time to get those fruit trees into proper condition


YEARS AGO FOR MARCH 29

Today is Thursday, March 29, the 88th day of 2018. There are 277 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Spring Thaws & Vernal Pools

Spring Thaws & Vernal Pools When: Saturday, 1-3 p.m. What: As nature thaws, vernal pools fill


US economic growth in Q4 revised up to 2.9 percent

Associated Press WASHINGTON The U.S. economy grew at a solid 2.9 percent annual rate in the


Judge overturns man’s 2003 murder conviction

Associated Press CLEVELAND A judge in Cleveland has vacated a 2003 murder conviction and set a


Little hope of fighting ash borer

Q. What can I use as a homeowner to protect ash trees from the emerald ash borer? Some tress already


Ichiro faces Kluber in tonight’s opener

Outfielder is back in Seattle


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS No deal yet for man charged with theft of McDormand Oscar LOS ANGELES The man


Capel ready for ‘daunting’ task of Pitt rebuild

Jeff Capel’s firing at Oklahoma seven years ago left him shaken.


Man pleads guilty to reduce charge in stabbing death

Man pleads guilty to reduce charge in stabbing death


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty, Canfield and Girard

POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Girard, Liberty, Canfield and Hubbard:


METRO DIGEST || South Side building sale

South Side building sale YOUNGSTOWN The city’s board of control today will finalize a purchase


Labs still rule, but Frenchies are also ... Popular pups

Associated Press NEW YORK Americans still love Labrador retrievers, but the nation’s flirtation


Kent man gets jail time, probation for firing gun downtown

Juran Hill will spend three months in the Mahoning County jail


Court proposes new judge rule

Associated Press COLUMBUS The Ohio Supreme Court is proposing a new rule that would make clear


Trump will try to sell infrastructure plan

President visits union training facility in Richfield today


Man charged with assault for shooting at woman

The shooting took place Tuesday morning on the East Side


BULLETPROOF VESTS

BULLETPROOF VESTS Policies Mahoning Valley police department policies vary for wearing


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Club hosts board director of soccer league

Club hosts board director of soccer league


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Rotary Club hosts Care Club representative

Rotary Club hosts Care Club representative


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Improve your health through the benefits of nature

Throughout my life I have spent time in nature hiking, restoring, sitting and contemplating.


Struthers council passes 2018 budget despite fire station disagreement

Struthers 2018 budget passes, councilman abstains from vote


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Adam and Carrie Miller, Youngstown, girl, March 27. Caroline


President redeems himself with expulsion of Russians

Editorial: Last week, we criticized President Donald J. Trump for congratulating Russian strongman Vladimir


Tree and shrub planting

Tree and shrub planting Now is the time to select and get ready to plant a new tree or shrub. One


Today

Today Children Evening with the Easter Bunny, 5:30 p.m., Lariccia Family Community Center,


Concert offers sample of 33 regional bands

The 330 Day concert keeps getting bigger. The annual event takes place every March 30 (or 3/30)


US budget passed by Congress will add to country’s insecurity

Opinion: President Trump wants us to believe that the ridiculous 2,232-page spending bill passed by Congress,


Getting ready for Easter

Opinion: By Danny Tyree Cagle Cartoons In the nearly 43 years since my baptism, I have never really


Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard, 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown; 330-325-1075

Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard, 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown; 330-325-1075 Sat: Steven


Calif. pot shops decry online ads for illegal sellers

Associated Press LOS ANGELES Weedmaps is a go-to website for people looking to find a marijuana


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