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Butler's comeback ends in upset win

Butler stunned YSU

Butler rallies to stun YSU, 23-21

Butler rallied from a 21-7 second-half deficit.

Wollitz: Fishing lures create a buzz

Generically known as bladed jigs, the lures have become standard equipment for many anglers.

VanGorder improves as YSU pulls ahead of Butler

Montgomery VanGorder threw two TD passes

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Police: 1 dead, 7 wounded in Cleveland nightclub shooting

Police: 1 dead, 7 wounded in Cleveland nightclub shooting

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Couple celebrates 67th anniversary where they first met

Couple celebrates 67th anniversary where they first met

YSU and Butler tied at the half

Youngstown State can't find an edge against Butler

YSU tied with Butler after the first quarter

The Bulldogs and Penguins are tied after one.

Patricia Haff | Joseph Cantanzriti

Patricia Haff | Joseph Cantanzriti

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The Greskos celebrate with vow renewal

The Greskos celebrate with vow renewal

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Kenzies observe 50th anniversary at dinner

Kenzies observe 50th anniversary at dinner

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Martinelli, Wiley vows set for Sept. 22

Martinelli, Wiley vows set for Sept. 22

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Kellie Kollat to be bride of Cory Johnson

Kellie Kollat to be bride of Cory Johnson

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Kelly Matune, Nicholas Kaplan to marry in fall

Kelly Matune, Nicholas Kaplan to marry in fall

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Byers-Rozzo wedding set for Sept. 8

Byers-Rozzo wedding set for Sept. 8

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Cauzza-Bonner nuptials set for Sept. 8

Cauzza-Bonner nuptials set for Sept. 8

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Daniels ignites Hubbard romp

Girard’s Waid picked off three times

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Youngstown lawmakers disappointed, surprised by indictment of former mayor

The indictment damages the area’s reputation, they say.

East rolls Ursuline in rare victory for Youngstown City Schools

East’s football team put on a performance that could be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.

Austintown couple goes BACK to the START

Howard and Lillian Divelbiss celebrated their anniversary at the spot where they met.

Pedophile sting operation nets 12 suspects

Suspects chatted with officers they believed to be 14- or 15-year-old children and met them in Mahoning County for sex.

Akron Hoban uses big plays to pull away from Mooney

The Cardinal Mooney football team had a brief period of time in which it had momentum over Akron Hoban.

Canfield defense grounds Aviators once again

Canfield head coach Mike Pavlansky believes defense wins championships. It’s also been a pretty good formula to beating Alliance.

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200-plus luminarias represent those lost to overdoses

Luminarias that represent those who lost their lives to drug overdoses in Mahoning County are placed outside the Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown at Ohio Change Addiction Now's International Overdose Awareness Event Friday night.

Rutana has another big game for Poland

Jake Rutana rushed for 158 yards on 26 carries, leading a Poland offense which churned out 349 total yards.

Warren hospital sued for missing fatal heart attack signs

Brian Crawford, 32, died of a heart attack shortly after a 2016 ER visit.


Aaron Lee Tasjan Album: “Karma for Cheap” Grade: B When performing on a cruise ship, Aaron Lee

‘Mayans M.C.’ is not just a ‘Sons of Anarchy’ spinoff

IF YOU WATCH What: ‘Mayans M.C.’ premiere When: Tuesday at 10 p.m. Where: FX Networks By

McDonald avoids another collapse vs. Columbiana

This time an early 21-0 lead was just enough as the Blue Devils held on for a 42-35 victory Friday night.

Woman sentenced to 90 days for fifth OVI

Judge Elizabeth Kobly spent part of her last day on the bench Friday in municipal court sentencing a woman to 90 days in jail after she pleaded guilty to her fifth charge of driving drunk.

Infante attorney seeks additional time to file appeal document

Three judges from the Akron-based Ninth District Court of Appeals will preside over the appeal of former Niles mayor Ralph Infante.

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Levin Furniture now open in Boardman

Boardman store marks Levin Furniture’s expansion into new market

Lease terms set for Marwood DD building

MASCO will pay $5,000 a month to rent county DD building

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Canfield Fair's demolition derby is smash hit for Hodgkinsons

The Hodgkinson family demolition derby crew competed Friday night at the 172nd Canfield Fair. From left are Tristen, 18, and twins Emma and Ashley, both 13, with their derby cars before the competition.

Poland Community Briefs

Bells to ring in celebration of signing of The Constitution The Daughters of the American

Dunham leads Boardman to fourth place finish

Boardman junior Mitchel Dunham raced to a first place finish, outpacing 204 other athletes to lead

Family coloring competition is a tradition

By JESSICA HARKER According to Gregory Facemyer, participating in local

Summer tours of MetroParks Farms showcase farm

By JESSICA HARKER The Mill Creek MetroParks Farms hosted their weekly

Color Your World comes back to Poland

By JESSICA HARKER The popular Color Your World event at the Poland library

Girls cross country takes third at Salem

The Boardman girls cross country team placed third overall at the Salem Early Bird Invitational on

Aug. 14

Aug. 14 Theft: Vito DePinto, 64, of Glenwood Avenue, Boardman, was charged after an undisclosed

Tariffs stirring fear at many US points of entry for imports

Associated Press To understand why the impact of President Donald Trump’s tariffs could be felt


ODDLY ENOUGH Unusual ‘Beauty and the Beast’ phone case goes viral SALT LAKE CITY Disney-loving

Teacher agreement

Teacher agreement girard The Girard school board approved a three-year agreement with the Girard

INDIANS/PIRATES Recaps of Friday’s games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Tribe tops Rays, acquire Donaldson from Jays CLEVELAND Corey Kluber pitched

Jackson says changes still possible up front

With barely a week left until the season opens, Browns coach Hue Jackson is still tinkering with his offensive line.

Austintown Community Briefs

Bells to ring in celebration of signing of The Constitution The Daughters of the American

No such thing as a bad day

I just spent two hours in a dentist’s chair having a crown replaced. It wasn’t all the fun it’s

Floyd sentenced to six years for opioid trafficking

Floyd said he’ll look to rehabilitate drug users upon release

PREP FOOTBALL Recaps of Friday’s other games

Austintown Fitch 15, Erie 8 AUSTINTOWN Bobby Cavalier connected with Ralph Fitzgerald for a

Synthetic pot exposure sickened Pa. prison workers

Associated Press SOMERSET, Pa. Pennsylvania officials say a substance that has sickened more

SPORTS digest

Engelmann powers Scrappers to victory NILES Jonathan Engelmann drove in two runs to lead the

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Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman

A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships

Spartans make most of Tigers’ turnovers

Boardman set the tone early when Connor Miller returned an interception 18 yards for a touchdown.

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Canfield Fair, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Today’s grandstand highlights


FRIDAY BOYS GOLF struthers 205, jefferson 215 at Knoll Run STRUTHERS — Anthony Monaco 47, Nate

McCain: Man of distinction

Opinion: Arizona Republic: Let the record show that John Sidney McCain never quit on his country. When he

AP sources: Lawyer was told Russia had ’Trump over a barrel’

Associated Press WASHINGTON A senior Justice Department lawyer says a former British spy told


Today is Saturday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2018. There are 121 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


SUNDAY NEWS SHOWS Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: To be announced.


Births sharon regional medical center Kristin Moyer and Jamone Davis, Sharon, Pa., girl, Aug.

Police: Man kept dead cats in freezer

Associated Press MIDDLETOWN Police have arrested an Ohio man who had nine dead cats and kittens

Choir concert canceled

Choir concert canceled NORTH LIMA The Children of the World Choir that was scheduled for Sunday

Brian Dzenis: YSU has a path to FCS playoffs

Squint hard enough and visions of Youngstown State football bouncing back after a mediocre 2017 come into focus.

Embattled Meyer tweets yet again on suspension

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer is pushing back on the reasons for his three-game suspension.

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Friday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 1-over 72 in the

‘Sunny’ future for actress Kaitlin Olson

IF YOU WATCH What: “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” Where: FXX When: Wednesday, 10 p.m.

Chazelle’s film revisits moon shot

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK Damien Chazelle’s last movie, “La La Land,” was about a

Losers, winners in the economy

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords As a sociology professor in community college, I have my students

President Trump strikes nerve with internet censorship attack

Opinion: By Ann Coulter Andrews McMeel Syndication Apart from building the wall, President Donald Trump’s

Valley gets a bigger lift out of WRTA expansion

Editorial: Thanks to a major expansion in one of its fastest growing routes, the Western Reserve Transit

Fair board donations

Fair board donations CANFIELD Sarchione Auto Group and Kufleitner’s Auto Group each donated

Court upholds late Ohio State player’s false arrest claim

Associated Press COLUMBUS The widow of a former Ohio State football star says police used

Chamber series

Chamber series NILES The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber announced the September Laws of

Deadline to apply for Obama Fellows program is Sept. 18

Opinion: The fellowship is for leaders working to transform their communities.

Clinton joins farewell to Queen of Soul

Associated Press DETROIT A former president and preachers joined a parade of singers Friday in a