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Niles 6-year-old's family fears no charges in his traffic death

The family of 6-year-old Isaiah Issa remembers him as a “happy, loving” boy with “the biggest heart.”


Magistrate, ex-law director, ex-asst. prosecutor finalists for Y'town Muni judgeship

The city magistrate, an ex-law director and a former assistant city prosecutor are the three finalists to be the next Youngstown Municipal Court judge.


Campbell water chief explains recent safety notice at council meeting

Water Superintendent Joe Tovarnak addressed the public to discuss a water safety notice that Campbell residents received Wednesday, alerting them to a water purity issue.


Powerful quake hits northern Japan, at least 20 injured

Powerful quake hits northern Japan, at least 20 injured


Author, actor, Kennedy scion Christopher Lawford dead at 63

Author, actor, Kennedy scion Christopher Lawford dead at 63


Anonymous official cites Trump 'amorality' in NY Times op-ed

Anonymous official cites Trump 'amorality' in NY Times op-ed


Amazon orders 20,000 vans to build delivery fleet

Amazon orders 20,000 vans to build delivery fleet


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Sammarone booked at jail in public corruption case

Sammarone booked at jail for alleged involvement in public corruption


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SIZZLING JUNIORS

Boardman’s Cole Christman shot a sizzling four-under-par 68, carding 141 over the two-day finals, to capture this year’s Greatest Golfer of the Valley’s 17-U championship Saturday at Avalon Lakes Golf Course.


Major opioid maker to pay for overdose-antidote development

Major opioid maker to pay for overdose-antidote development


Trump says Woodward book is 'work of fiction'

Trump says Woodward book is 'work of fiction'


Pa. woman admits taking money to let men touch girl, 3, sexually

Pa. woman admits taking money to let men touch girl, 3, sexually


Schools to send Philadelphia students home early Thursday

Schools to send Philadelphia students home early Thursday


Jet quarantined in New York after reports of sick passengers

Jet quarantined in New York after reports of sick passengers


Icelandic air carriers cancel winter flights from Cleveland

Icelandic air carriers cancel winter flights from Cleveland


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Death of 4-month-old Austintown girl ruled a homicide

Death of 4-month-old Austintown girl ruled a homicide


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Dog rescued from hot, abandoned Jeep in Liberty

Dog rescued from hot, abandoned Jeep in Liberty


Ohio college offers half-price tuition to encourage service

Ohio college offers half-price tuition to encourage service


Former president Obama to campaign for Ohio Democrats

Former president Obama to campaign for Ohio Democrats


Orchards say rain, heat spoiled popular Ohio Honeycrisp crop

Orchards say rain, heat spoiled popular Ohio Honeycrisp crop


Twin attacks in Afghan capital kill 20, wound 70

Twin attacks in Afghan capital kill 20, wound 70


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Blitz Live Polls — QB Wolford leads player voting in Week 2. Vote now!

The weekly Blitz Live polls are up,


Fire damages South Side home

Fire damages South Side home


Fire destroys garage and car

Fire destroys garage and car


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Chan Zuckerberg exec to speak at Youngstown State University’s fall commencement

Chan Zuckerberg exec to speak at Youngstown State University’s fall commencement


More time to file appeal documents in Infante corruption case

More time to file appeal documents in Infante corruption case


KAVANAUGH HEARING | Kavanaugh stresses independence, won't discuss WH subpoenas

KAVANAUGH HEARING | Kavanaugh stresses independence, won't discuss WH subpoenas


YSU grant awards continue to grow, hit 9-year high

YSU grant awards continue to grow, hit 9-year high


Injection well protest planned Saturday near turnpike

Injection well protest planned Saturday near turnpike


ODOT wants to tell you about big intersection changes in Howland

ODOT wants to tell you about big intersection changes in Howland


Commissioners obtain about $750K to house homeless vets

A $741,851 VA grant will allow the county and local partners to provide housing to 15 homeless veterans


Study up on apps for school year

If your kids are headed to elementary school or college, you can help them manage the stress of day-


ESPN’s new Monday Night Football crew ready for opener Change in the lineup

By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer BERKELEY, Calif. Jason Witten sat in a room with his new


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Attendance at 172nd Canfield Fair tops last year

Nearly 300,000 people turned out for the Canfield Fair this year.


Spartans rally after Burkey’s 1,000th kill

Boardman rallied from a 2-0 deficit to beat Fitch, 22-25, 18-25, 25-23, 25-20 and 15-13.


Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus feels fantastic, returns to ‘Veep’

By LEANNE ITALIE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK Julia Louis-Dreyfus is back at work on


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Police investigating alleged sexual assault in Poland Twp. Park

Police are investigating a sexual assault in Poland Twp. Park.


Scrappers do Valley proud in return to the postseason

Editorial: Three months ago in this space, we predicted an exciting 20th anniversary season for the region’s


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Growth at Canfield Fair is something to crow about

Editorial: It’s official. The 172nd edition of the Canfield Fair will go down as one of the most successful in


Truth is truth, and lies are lies

Opinion: By Cokie Roberts and Steven V. ROBERTS Andrews McMeel Syndication A small but significant line


Would it kill teens to read?

Opinion: By Danny Tyree Cagle Cartoons Call me a nuanced curmudgeon. I’m not so bothered by the amount


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Youngstown City Council, 4:45 p.m., special meeting to consider the 2018 annual


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Summary of criminal activity in Canfield and Austintown

A summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown and the city of Canfield


Hubbard approves contract to pave Drummond Avenue

Hubbard citizens talk about dog laws, zoning rules Tuesday night


Back-to-school seafood favorites

Family Features With a new school year beginning, it’s important for parents to be prepared and


NYC fines unpaid by Kushner Cos.: Over $500K and counting

Associated Press NEW YORK The Kushner family real- estate firm has amassed over a half-million


YSU turns attention to WVU, but Butler lingers

The Youngstown State football team is still bothered by a 23-21 loss to Butler on Saturday.


Shutt’s 64 shatters Penguins golf mark

Katlyn Shutt helped the Penguins win the fifth annual Roseann Schwartz Invitational.


BUSINESSSFlbdigest

Park Vista job fair YOUNGSTOWN Ohio Living Park Vista will host an open job fair from 8 to 11


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


EPA watchdog faults Pruitt’s $3.5 million security costs

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Environmental Protection Agency failed to document any threats


Lawyer: $400K in donations for homeless man is all gone

Associated Press MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. The lawyer for a homeless man in Philadelphia whose


Police investigating baby’s death in Austintown

Reports said the child fell at a North Roanoke Avenue home.


Police need your help to find missing man

Phillip Placko is a diabetic and has dementia.


Analysts: Car market share drops to record low

Analysts estimate GM’s U.S. sales dropped in August.


2019 model year has something for everyone

Associated Press DETROIT From new top-selling pickup trucks to an essential range extension for


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Food sales and dinners through Sept. 12

TODAY Holy Family Church, 2729 Center Road, Poland, will host its takeout only pasta dinner from


Amazon joins Apple in trillionaire’s club

Associated Press NEW YORK Amazon on Tuesday became the second publicly traded company to reach


Dorals to close concert series at Riverwalk

Staff report NEW CASTLE, PA. The Dorals will bring the free summer concert series to a close


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Treasure Hunter wine is a treasure in every bottle

Treasure Hunter wines has developed one of the largest cult followings of any label in the United States.


YEARS AGO FOR SEPT. 5

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 5, the 248th day of 2018. There are 117 days left in the year.


Fragments found in museum fire provide some hope

Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO Firefighters found bone fragments from a collection in the


City voters to decide fracking ban, council term limits

The county board of elections Tuesday approved three issues for the Nov. 6 ballot


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Andrew and Jessica Mattern, Salineville, boy, Sept. 3.


Bond set in shooting

Bond set in shooting YOUNGSTOWN Bond was set Tuesday at $50,000 for a Struthers man who police


Reporters at Tronc-owned papers in Va. plan to unionize

Reporters at Tronc-owned papers in Va. plan to unionize NORFOLK, Va. Journalists at two daily


Flood plans discussed, Forest Board appointment made at Poland Village Council meeting

Council members discussed flood plans and issues regarding the Forest Board at Tuesday’s meeting.


POP UP SWEET TREATS

POP UP SWEET TREATS Family Features When it’s time for a sweet treat, look for seasonal goodies


TCBDD creates Dedication Wall

TCBDD creates Dedication Wall NILES The Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities


Marte powers Pirates past Reds

Pirates beat the Reds for the 12th time in 16 games.


TUESDAY’s HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BOYS SOCCER Ursuline 3, Warren Harding 2 YOUNGSTOWN Matt Ferree scored three unassisted goals


YSU FOOTBALL NEWS & NOTES

CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS After Saturday’s 23-21 loss to Butler, questions were raised about the


West Nile confirmed

West Nile confirmed CHAMPION Through the Trumbull County Combined Health District’s mosquito


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Condo spends $2,500 on DNA kits to solve dog poop mysteries ANNAPOLIS, Md. Fed up


Kaepernick’s Nike deal leads to intense debate

The deal unveiled by Nike and the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was a trending topic on Twitter and other social networks.


QUOTABLE KHALID KAREEM, Notre Dame DE, on the predictability of Michigan QB Shea Patterson’s pre-snap routine:

“I was getting a rhythm with their snap count. I got a good jump on the ball, beat the tackle, made


Campbell cops will have to pay back nearly $20,000 in overpaid wages

The city discovered that eight officers had been overpaid a combined $20,000 due to accounting errors


Sluggish Serena advances to Open semifinals

Williams turned things around to beat Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3.


Fresh, fast, flavorful meals for back-to-school season

Family Features The start of each school year brings new routines for families to adjust to, which


Tell-all book sets off firestorm

Release throws Trump administration into damage-control mode Associated Press WASHINGTON An


Steelers not worried if Bell toils for them

Mike Tomlin doesn’t know when Le’Veon Bell is going to show up for work.


SPORTS digest

Harding’s Adams commits to Rutgers Warren Harding running back Kay’Ron Adams committed to Rutgers.


Tropical-force winds, rain from Gordon slam into Gulf Coast

Associated Press GULFPORT, Miss. Tropical-force winds and rain from fast-moving Gordon smashed


Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

Associated Press WASHINGTON Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared fervently at his


Clevinger carries Tribe over Royals

Clevinger allowed three hits in six innings and remained unbeaten in his last seven starts.