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Campbell to explain importance of planning for your death

Residents of Campbell can fight blight, even in death.


Religious leaders taking new approach to battle opioid epidemic

In recent years, local religious leaders have found themselves called to serve in an unexpected role: First responders to the emotional toll of the opioid epidemic and the mental health issues entwined with it.


Mercy Health-Youngstown health fair is Thursday at Covelli Centre

Mercy Health-Youngstown health fair is Thursday at Covelli Centre


Youngstown students show improvement; BOE continues criticism of district

More Youngstown City Schools students are showing up and performing better, new district data shows.


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Americans were freed 1 hour before flight out of Pyongyang

Americans were freed 1 hour before flight out of Pyongyang


Former Leetonia chief Soldano gets nine months in jail for theft

Former Leetonia chief Soldano gets nine months in jail for theft


Gregory James guilty of 2017 aggravated murder

Gregory James guilty of 2017 aggravated murder


Schiavoni for governor won in Mahoning and Trumbull in Democratic primary

Schiavoni for governor won in Mahoning and Trumbull in Democratic primary


Sentencing for Jacob LaRosa may be delayed

Sentencing for Jacob LaRosa may be delayed


Greenwood Chevrolet collecting for USO

Greenwood Chevrolet is collecting for USO of Northern Ohio


2 women killed, man hurt in collision of truck, SUV in Ohio

2 women killed, man hurt in collision of truck, SUV in Ohio


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GREATEST PROFILE | Juniors' Vitali has played more Greatests than anyone

the annual arrival of Joey Vitali of Howland High School.

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DA: Pa. state trooper’s shooting of man in Walmart lot was justified

DA: Pa. state trooper’s shooting of man in Walmart lot was justified


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Two career fairs at Shepherd of the Valley

Shepherd of the Valley will host two career fairs next week in Boardman and Niles.


6th inmate admits having child porn inside federal prison

6th inmate admits having child porn inside federal prison


Ex-Ohio school official pleads guilty to sexual misconduct

Ex-Ohio school official pleads guilty to sexual misconduct


NBC says no culture of harassment in its news division

NBC says no culture of harassment in its news division


Canfield schools awarded safety leadership award

Canfield schools awarded safety leadership award


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Watch parties set for Phantoms games at Quaker Steak

Watch parties for the Phantoms


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Come cheer the Phantoms as team leaves for Fargo

The Phantoms leave for Fargo today at 3:30 p.m. with a police escort out of the city.


Boardman officials thank voters for approving replacement levy

Boardman officials thank voters for approving replacement levy


Trump defends Iran nuclear deal withdrawal

Trump defends Iran nuclear deal withdrawal


Porn star’s lawyer says Russian paid Trump attorney Cohen

Porn star’s lawyer says Russian paid Trump attorney Cohen


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Gov. Kasich orders all Ohio roads open to smart-vehicle testing

Gov. Kasich orders all Ohio roads open to smart-vehicle testing


Mom of Pa. teen taken to Mexico by 45-year-old sues man, school

Mom of Pa. teen taken to Mexico by 45-year-old sues man, school


Ohio officer quits amid probe of him kicking handcuffed man

Ohio officer quits amid probe of him kicking handcuffed man


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Liberty couple face domestic violence, assault charges

Liberty couple face domestic violence, assault charges


Primary election results for May 8, 2018

Here are the results of the primary election.


Police: Pa. twin sisters left 7 kids in filthy home without food

Police: Pa. twin sisters left 7 kids in filthy home without food


UPDATE | Haspel says she wouldn't restore waterboarding

Haspel says she wouldn't restore waterboarding


Free ID shredding event is Friday for Boardman area residents

Free ID shredding event is Friday for Boardman area residents


Police investigate hidden camera inside Ohio hospital restroom

Police investigate hidden camera inside Ohio hospital restroom


Volcanic gases prompt evacuation of stragglers in Hawaii

Volcanic gases prompt evacuation of stragglers in Hawaii


Walmart rushes into India, paying $16B for stake in Flipkart

Walmart rushes into India, paying $16B for stake in Flipkart


New JOANN location in Boardman opens Thursday

New JOANN location in Boardman opens Thursday


Reminder: Maternity, gynecology services end next week at Salem Regional

Maternity services end next week at Salem Regional


Fraud seminar Friday at Austintown Senior Center

Fraud seminar Friday at Austintown Senior Center


Pompeo returning with 3 Americans detained in NK

Pompeo returning with 3 Americans detained in NK


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Cordray, DeWine to face each other in November governor’s election

Boardman’s Schiavoni finished a distant third in the Democratic primary.

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Boardman wins AAC title in last race

The last lap of the race became a battle of underclassmen.

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Brookfield’s Colwell runs with extra motivation

Colwell laid claim to the 100- and 200-meter dash titles in the wake of personal grief.


Youngstown voters again reject anti-fracking charter amendment

Supporters plan to put the measure on the ballot until it passes.

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Boardman levy a success, Austintown possibly a failure

Boardman schools’ 5.8-mill levy has unofficially passed.

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Vlajkovich heads to Canton

Harding's basketball coach will take over at McKinley.


Donofrio victorious in contest for judge of Mahoning common pleas court

As no Republican has filed to run in the general election, Donofrio’s victory in his primary race ensures his victory during the general election.

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Bridis, Nasonti homer as YSU outslugs Toledo

The Penguins hit three home runs as Trey Bridis (C.D. Hylton High School, Woodbridge, Va.) homered twice and Lucas Nasonti (Champion High School) hit a three-run shot as part of a seven-run seventh inning.


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BASEBALL Tournament Division I Austintown Fitch 3, Boardman 2 AUSTINTOWN The Falcons edged


Incumbent Fuda defeats Dems' endorsed candidate Pompili-Baumiller

Fuda overcame a setback when the county Democratic Party endorsed Pompili Baumiller, a longtime Hubbard council member. Fuda also overcame a death in the family that set back the start of his re-election campaign, he said.

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Niles school levy fails, but Howland levy succeeds

Howland voters OK new school money but Niles voters say no

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Video sparks contagious laughter

Laughter filled Gate A10 of the Pittsburgh International Airport as I exited the moving walkway. It


Actress in TV drama believes in the power of the arts ROSIE AND ‘RISE’

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES Rosie Perez has found a TV series close to her


Ungaro unofficial winner 59th Ohio House District Democratic seat

He ran against Boardman’s Larry Moliterno.

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Rimedio-Righetti handily wins against Paloski

The unofficial vote totals Tuesday night showed that Rimedio-Righetti received 68 percent of the vote.

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Yoder defeats law in GOP contest for 64th District

Law and Yoder have had some history in recent years, with Law filing a lawsuit against Yoder regarding a dispute they were having over control of the Trumbull County Republican Party. Ultimately Law lost his chairmanship of the party.


“Chill can” on the shelves at 7-Elevens in Los Angeles

The cans soon will be produced on Youngstown’s East Side.


Man ruled competent to stand trial in ’15 murder

He is accused of killing his stepmother.


Woman found in trash can was free on bail

She had been released on bond a little more than a week before she was found after pleading guilty to two counts of burglary.


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Lordstown panel unanimously OKs HomeGoods zone changes

Harvey Lutz, left, and Don Koches, both of Lordstown and supporters of the TJX project, talk during the zoning meeting Tuesday night at the village administration building.

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Modern Methods motors ahead with tradition

Brewing beer is a family tradition for Adam Keck, owner of Modern Methods Brewing Co., 125 David Grohl Alley in Warren. Adam’s great grandfather, Lee Keck, home-brewed in his basement years ago in North Jackson, and his grandmother, Dorothy (Cockerell) Keck, was the inspiration for his brewery’s Welsh Pale Ale. Adam’s grandfather, John Bachinger, was born in Eberschwang, Austria, in the heart of Bavaria. That heritage influenced Adam’s love of German-style beers.

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Lawyer for porn star suggests Russian paid Trump attorney Cohen

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer said Tuesday he has information showing that Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, received $500,000 from a company associated with a Russian billionaire within months of paying hush money to Daniels, a porn star who claims she had an affair with Trump.


Body found in car in pond at college

Associated Press FINDLAY, OHIO A body found inside a car submerged in a pond at a community


Murry resigns as committee chairman

Murry resigns as committee chairman YOUNGSTOWN Bishop George V. Murry of the Roman Catholic


Closed for Relay for Life

Closed for Relay for Life WARREN These downtown streets will be closed from 6 p.m. Thursday


Jurors to deliberate in East Side murder case

Trial wrapped up in two days


2018 PRIMARY

2018 PRIMARY Candidates and issues The following filed for the May 8 primary. An * denotes


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital James and Rebecca Stanislaw, Youngstown, boy, May 1.


GOP outsiders in – and out – as primary season kicks off

Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. Republican voters rejected ex-convict Don Blankenship


TRUMBULL CO.

TRUMBULL CO. COMMISSIONER Democrats XFrank S. Fuda*15,664 YLisha Pompili Baumiller6,055


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Four Square Block Watch, 5:30 p.m., Oak Hill Neighborhood Action meeting, Greater


Milaukee reliever brews up loss for Tribe

Reliever Brent Suter homered off AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber and threw 42/3 innings of two-run ball.


Pompeo en route to N. Korea to finalize summit

Pompeo en route to N. Korea to finalize summit YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan U.S. Secretary of State


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


Sweep and sleep: Cavs await conference finals

Their doubters are dropping off as quickly as the competition.


Burrows says he will transfer from Ohio State

Quarterback Joe Burrow on Tuesday announced his intention to transfer.


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 53.76-0.79 Aqua America, .20


Trump: US leaving 'horrible' Iran pact

President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran on Tuesday, abruptly restoring harsh sanctions in the most consequential foreign policy action of his presidency.


The fastest way to Mom’s heart, homemade brunch

Very Vanilla Fruit Salad Refreshing fruit salad is welcome anytime – serve at brunch, at dessert


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Police: Conn. man was trying to sell viper, cobras MERIDEN, Conn. Connecticut


Wilson Alumni Committee names inductees

Staff report BOARDMAN The Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame dinner will take place May 26


Trump-backed Renacci wins primary to face Sherrod Brown

Associated Press CINCINNATI U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, bolstered by the backing of President Donald


Show mom you love her

McCormick.com Sure, every restaurant around you might flaunt their Mother’s Day brunch special


China cutting US soybean purchases

Associated Press WASHINGTON With the threat of tariffs and counter-tariffs between Washington


Seniors will be honored at breakfast

Seniors will be honored at breakfast CANFIELD Local students will be honored at a breakfast at 9


Oak Hill Collaborative is bridging the digital divide

The Oak Hill Collaborative recently received a $20,000 grant from the Youngstown Foundation for its digital Inclusion Initiative.


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Fill every seat at Covelli for Phantoms’ title series

Editorial: Beyond the realm of high school and college athletics, the term “Youngstown champions” may well


The top five songs on iTunes for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top five songs on iTunes for the most recent one-week sales period: v “Never Be the Same”:


Drug supply firm execs say they didn’t cause opioids crisis

Associated Press WASHINGTON Top executives of the nation’s leading wholesale drug distributors


Trump battles Trump

Opinion: By Will Durst Cagle Cartoons You don’t need a degree in psychoanalysis to figure out that Donald


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Food sales and dinners through May 16

Food sales and dinners through May 16


Vulgarities are now mainstream

Opinion: To be vulgar once earned societal disapproval, ostracism from polite company and – in my


YEARS AGO FOR MAY 9

YEARS AGO FOR MAY 9 Today is Wednesday, May 9, the 129th day of 2018. There are 236 days left in


Source: Cavs won’t discipline Hood

Rodney Hood’s playoff problems now extend to off the court.


Ribbon-cutting event

Ribbon-cutting event CORTLAND A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Ovation Events is scheduled for 2


Banks imperil retirement savings

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords “Greed is good,” proclaimed Gordon Gekko, lead character in a 1987


US job openings equal jobless for first time in two decades

Associated Press WASHINGTON If you’re looking for a job right now, this may be about as good as


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