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$4.2M to help home demolition in Youngstown, suburbs

Struthers Mayor Terry Stocker, left, and Ed Wildes, safety-service director, stand near a condemned house on Creed Street that they hope to demolish. Since 2008, when both took office, the city has demolished about 90 homes.

Students create mock Ellis Island

Third-grade students at Stadium Elementary in Boardman participated in an Ellis Island skit

Youngstown schools detail snow day make-up plan

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Some board members expressed reservations about the blizzard bags

Cohasset Express provides unique insight to Mill Creek Park

The Cohasset Express offers Mill Creek MetroParks visitors the opportunity to explore the park’s nooks and crannies. The trolley was obtained by the park district in September, but revealed only this year.

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Boardman's Drund provides media platform for schools

Boardman and Austintown joined in on a new social media platform for schools.

New scoreboard for Poland school district

There will be a new scoreboard in the Poland school district come this fall.

Boardman students, area firefighters get hazmat training

Training gives Boardman firefighters hands-on experience

For the first time, the Boardman Fire Department hosted the training

Boardman special education department passes state evaluation

The Boardman school district's special education department passed the Ohio Department of Education on-site review

Route 224 construction in progress at I-680

Widening of the bridge over Interstate 680

Area superintendents weigh in on drug policies

Austintown recently implemented a drug policy for new hires, Boardman is considering a new hire policy and Canfield has no drug policies in place.

Controlling the suburban drug problem

Parents, schools, law enforcement and area agencies are taking a proactive approach at battling the drug problem in the suburbs.

Boardman Bugle goes to online only format

The Boardman student newspaper, The Boardman Bugle switched to an online only format and readership is flourishing.

Parade brings out Irish in everyone

St. Patrick's Day Parade to unite the Irish and non-Irish.

Reed's thirst for bottles

Reed Metzka of New Middletown shows off an antique Fitch whiskey bottle. Some of his antique milk bottles are displayed behind him.

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Boardman police department delivered dog houses

The police department now has two houses for dogs in instances where they have no place to go.

Last call sounds for former Poland chief ’Sonny’ Chinowth

Dozens of firefighters from multiple area departments, along with family and friends, said goodbye to Edwin “Sonny” Chinowth, former chief of the Western Reserve Joint Fire District, during his funeral service Friday. Chinowth died Sunday. He was 77.

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Canfield Robotics Team prepares for competition

The Canfield Robotics Team worked diligently on a snow day to finish their robot before a midnight deadline.

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Students compete in Ocean sciences bowl

Students from Boardman High School took the first-place regional trophy recently for the National Ocean Sciences Bowl at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. The group includes, from left, Megan Banks, Luke Carabbia, Kaye Moyer, Jimmy Jones and Matt Stark. They are preparing for the finals event that will take place in Seattle in May.

Austintown schools co-chairmen struggle to educate voters on bond issue

The chairwomen for the Austintown bond issue committee say the largest issue they face in educating the public on the bond are misconceptions about it and other issues.

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Canfield woman's quilt display in Nissen Gallery

Cheryl Deibel's quilted creations are now on display at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

Assistant Austintown wrestling coach arrested

An assistant wrestling coach at Austintown Middle School was arrested early Saturday for multiple charges.

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Cats desperate for homes as shelter prepares to close

Jenny, a domestic short hair calico, looks out from a cat tree at Second Chance Animal Rescue in Austintown. Jenny has been living at the rescue for nearly a year, since March 2013.

State gives Austintown transportation excellent rating

The report by the department of education, released in January, evaluated every aspect of the operation at Austintown from November 20-21.

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Austintown police officer retires after 32 years

Lieutenant described as ‘tough and fair’

Austintown police Lt. Ronald DeAmicis retires after 32 years on the job.

Canfield grad wins first place at Disney Imagineering

A Canfield graduate and her team from Carnegie Mellon won first place at the Disney Imagineering competition this week.

Pavlik suffers seizure at hearing

Former champion boxer, Kelly Pavlik, suffered a seizure while at his pretrial for a petty theft charge on Friday.

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Mill Creek's Lily Pond re-opening for skating

Mill Creek MetroParks employees clear the snow off the Lily Pond on Thursday. Some areas of the ice are about 8 inches thick.

Austintown to vote on school bond issue in May

The Austintown board of education voted 5-0 to place a bond issue on the May ballot.

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Author visits Austintown school

Author Buck Wilder visits Austintown school

Tim Smith, author of the Buck Wilder series, spoke to students to get them excited about reading.

Women plead not guilty to prostitution

Six were caught in sting in Austintown

Six suspected prostitutes plead not guilty. All six women caught in a sting in Austintown

Firefighters sworn in at trustees meeting

Three Austintown Firefighters sworn in, veteran receives home Three Austintown

Boardman fast-food restaurants to relocate

Chick-fil-A and McDonald's on U.S. Route 224 will relocate

Man dressed as puppy in Boardman comfortable in cold

Weather doesn’t faze pet store’s costumed employee, who thinks sales tactic is ...

William Kofalt dresses as a puppy to get customers driving down U.S. Route 224 and Market Street into the store.

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Austintown collaboration ambulance arrives

Lane Life Trans ambulance service and Austintown Fire Department received the ambulance to serve only the Austintown community on Saturday.

Four men arrested after police chase

Austintown police arrested four men after a pharmacy called them on a fake prescription attempting to be filled on Saturday.

Judge's son has felony charge dismissed

John Dellick's felony offense of aggravated assault was dismissed at his preliminary hearing on Monday.

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Poland Gardeners' Club creates historic building brochure

The Poland Village Gardeners created a brochure with 75 homes on the list as 19th-century buildings.

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Mooney grad killed in crash 'touched a lot of lives'

Caitlin Yager, 19, of Canfield died in a car crash on Dec. 26. Cardinal Mooney will have a special Mass for her at 10 a.m. today.

Valley will see more snowfall, below-zero temps

Snowy, frigid weather expected next 5 days

School closings could be expected with below zero temperatures next week.

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Two baby girls welcomed as first 2014 Valley births

Valley’s first 2014 newborns both hail from Columbiana

Mothers of Briella Corrine de Blok and Kaysen Berdine gave birth just 27 minutes apart.

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A look at this year’s most impactful people

When you ask the future mayor of Youngstown how it feels to take on the position, his response is pure excitement, despite his long list of priorities.

Firefighters receive awards for life-saving efforts

Western Reserve Joint Fire District

Multiple firefighters from the Western Reserve Joint Fire District received the awards.

Two men face aggravated burglary charges

The arrests came after the men were spotted inside a Boardman home early Sunday.

Austintown girl asks fellow students to donate toys

Lexi Cintron of Austintown, an eighth-grader at Austintown Middle School, and her social studies teacher, Jaclyn Elias, organize toys and gifts donated to Lexi's Holiday Helpers. Lexi has been collecting toys for less fortunate kids in the community since she was 6. She and her classmates will donate the toys to the Rescue Mission.

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Basketball court dedicated to late Canfield teacher, coach Ken Reel

The basketball court at Canfield Village Middle School is dedicated to Ken Reel, a longtime teacher and coach who died of cancer in June. A game between the Canfield and Hubbard girls teams tipped off after Tuesday’s ceremony.

Canfield charter amendment violates state law

A city charter review commission is meeting to resolve any issues

Austintown band chili cook-off, concert series supports veterans

The Austintown band will host a chili cook-off and concert series on Sunday to honor and support veterans.

Canfield elementary school brings STEM alive

From Nov. 4 through Nov., students at Hilltop Elementary School in Canfield participated in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math week.

Canfield council and the mayor defended their pre-election efforts

Canfield council and the mayor defended their pre-election efforts

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Austintown schools chief, board member file police reports

Austintown schools chief, board member file police reports

Did the school board violate the state's Sunshine Law?


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