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Boardman students learn how to “Stop the Bleed”

Nearly 200 Boardman High School students received the training credited with saving three lives in the aftermath of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27.


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Stars of ‘Fixer Upper’ help teenager get dream started

Chip Gaines, left, formerly of the HGTV show “Fixer Upper,” Zachary Jones, Zachary’s father, Michael Jones, and Joanna Gaines, co-star of the show, pose as Zachary receives a check for $8,906. He was selected as a finalist for Chipstarter, a video contest in which Chip Gaines promised to help selected candidates’ dreams come true.


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4th-graders learn flag etiquette

Joshua Dixon Elementary fourth-grader Daysie Alvedo holds a flag as part of a flag-etiquette program Thursday morning put on by the American Legion.


YSU’s MathFest teaches math outside of the classroom

High school students from Northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania came together for Youngstown State University’s annual MathFest


Hubbard schools welcomes first school resource officer

Bob Thompson, a sergeant with the Hubbard Police Department, started his full-time position at the schools this month.


Author to lecture on immigration

Alan Kraut, an award-winning author, professor and immigration expert, will present a free lecture titled “‘Abnormally Twisted’ and ‘Unassimilable’: Anti-Semitic Nativism in an Era of Immigration Restriction, 1890-1924” at 11:45 a.m. Friday in the Witherspoon Rooms of Westminster College’s McKelvey Campus Center.


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Food pantry fulfills a need

The new pantry is now fulfilling what was a need at Youngstown's Volney Rogers Elementary School.


Boardman teachers turn grant funds into global-awareness project

With the help of a $5,000 grant from the Turning Foundation, students in Boardman will have the opportunity to increase their global awareness without leaving the classroom.


Harding special-ed teacher convicted of sexual battery of female student

A jury found Eric R. Kline, a special-education teacher at Warren G. Harding High School, guilty of sexual battery in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court.


Districts’ wiggle room

Mahoning County school officials say the unreserved funds line item in their budgets provides financial wiggle room.


Fitch students lunch, connect with vets

More than 30 veterans shared their stories with Austintown high schoolers Wednesday.


Innovative Teacher grants awarded to area educators

The Turning Foundation, in partnership with The Raymond John Wean Foundation, has awarded 15 Innovative Teacher Mini-Grants.


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Be careful how you impact each other's lives, ex-pro wrestler tells Choffin students

Former WWE and WCW wrestling champion Marc Mero visited Choffin Career and Technical Center Tuesday morning as part of his “Make It Stop!” tour.


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Ursuline alum returns to study struggles of Generation Z

When Michael Narducci met with Ursuline High School students Friday morning, his aim was twofold.


McDonald theft investigation began at start of school year

Hilbun had just started the new school year one day earlier as a teacher’s aide in the district’s Roosevelt Elementary School, McDonald police say. She was placed on leave just after the investigation began.


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