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Volunteers beautify park at Mosquito

Volunteers beautify park at Mosquito Volunteers cleaned trails and bird boxes and removed old

In stride with pride

150 in Lake Milton walk to support military, families of thousands killed in attacks

Thunderstruck in the park

McDonald car show turns heads with style By VIRGINIA ROSS SHANK It doesn’t take a registration

’Cause they like to ride, and it’s for a good cause

Biketown’s owners said they want to organize more charity events. AUSTINTOWN — Cheryl Parsons

Motorcyclists honor fallen police officers

Motorcyclists honor fallen police officers By VIRGINIA ROSS SHANK Folks such as Pat and Jane

Sisters honored for their ideals

The event came together after three of the sisters were hospitalized at the same time.

Networking group to link employers and job seekers

At least 100 young professionals showed up for the inaugural meeting. YOUNGSTOWN — Mastering

Drive-through history

Military vehicles retrace route of 1919 cross-country trek

Convoy to revisit 1919 stop in region

EAST PALESTINE — On Monday, almost 100 historic military vehicles are scheduled to make a stop here

Struthers grads admonished to take nothing for granted

Take the time to enjoy the simple things in life, the principal advised. STRUTHERS — During

Woodworth Park plans summer concert series

The concert series is made possible by donations from local groups and businesses. NORTH LIMA

Flying High

The group works toward changing minds, actions and, ultimately, lives. Group gives Valley youths a

WFMJ-TV news anchor to 75 McDonald grads: We’ve left you a mess

MCDONALD — The McDonald High School Class of 2009 expressed an awareness of the challenges each

Tighter travel rules begin Monday

Voter registration cards and birth certificates will no longer be accepted as valid ID.

Hundreds at Green honor red, white, blue

Canfield A speaker said it is important to tell the stories of veterans to young people.

Loving families welcome Reservists home at Valley airbase

Capt. Justin Fadem of Howland gets a welcome home hug from his wife, Brandi and his step-daughter, Zoe Nalbach.


Magic club’s annual show brings it into perspective By VIRGINIA ROSS LIBERTY — The sparkle in

400 spend day cleaning up city

The city also provides bags and gloves to anyone wanting to organize their own cleanup at any other

Nature hike to usher in season at Beaver park

The preserve has 80 acres of nature trails. EAST LEWISTON — The Beaver Township Park Board

Mother’s Day treat: ‘Idol’ celebrity comes calling

He didn’t win, but Aussie Michael Johns — who has Akron ties — captured the hearts of many fans.

East Palestine officials seeking talent for July 4th show, concert

EAST PALESTINE — If you’ve got the talent, the area chamber of commerce wants you during this year’s

Walking to save rain forest

Walking to save rain forest The number of students participating in the second year of the walk

It's Showtime: Seniors to present 19th annual Follies

Performances are this weekend. Decades have passed since Carol Bovee originally made a name

Give a dog a home

Dogged determination

East Palestine sells mascot statues to raise money for July 4 fireworks EAST PALESTINE — It

East Palestine goes to the dogs to support Fourth of July festivities

EAST PALESTINE —Every day could become a dog day in the city that’s now known as the place “Where

The park board is seeking a director and volunteers for the summer.

The park board is seeking a director and volunteers for the summer. NORTH LIMA — Spending five

Springfield board seeks tax renewal

The tax represents 25 percent of the district’s general operating budget. NEW MIDDLETOWN —

East Palestine looks to expand its new Crime Watch endeavor

The local group got some tips from the Salem-Perry Township Crime Watch. EAST PALESTINE —

East Palestine residents unite to fight crime in city

EAST PALESTINE — About a dozen local residents and business people have agreed to take a stand

Student begins term on school board

EAST PALESTINE — Melanie Huffman wants to be that voice in the crowd that makes people stop and

East Palestine student begins term on district’s school board

EAST PALESTINE — Melanie Huffman wants to be that voice in the crowd that makes people stop and

Taggart building to go up for auction

A previous deal for the sale of the property has fallen through. EAST PALESTINE — The building

City hall carries out fiscal move

East Palestine’s previous government building was simply too big and costly. EAST PALESTINE —

At Mosquito, dozens get ‘crazy for a good cause’

The local event usually raises at least $13,000 for Special Olympics. CORTLAND — Michael Jonas

East Palestine classmates will be model fundraisers

EAST PALESTINE — Although she’s never aspired to being a model, Chelsea Stewart said she has no

Sponsors sought for park concerts

The summer concerts are Wednesday nights at Woodworth Park. NORTH LIMA — Beaver Township Park

Model train show makes annual stop in Niles

More than 600 enthusiasts turned out for the Youngstown Model Railroad Association’s 2009 Winter

More than 600 model-train enthusiasts make stop in Niles

NILES — Hadley Reese loves sitting in the back of his family’s car waiting for trains to go by. He

Niles school board fills vacant seat

The board also reappointed Marlene Rhodes president. NILES — The board of education has named

Bridal display puts it all together

More than 40 area vendors showed their specialties at the MetroPlex event. GIRARD — Bride-to-

Soon-to-be brides, grooms enjoy one-stop planning at MetroPlex

GIRARD -- Bride-to-be Traci Pondillo had no problem choosing her wedding dress. The Boardman

Teacher explores students’ interactions with nature

The East Palestine teacher will present some of her findings next week at a conference in

Finding Jesus on the road

The Petro truckers ministry is part of a nationwide effort that provides services in hundreds of

Beaver Twp. to store road salt

The township used to buy salt from Mahoning County. NORTH LIMA — Beaver Township is planning

To prevent crime, pay attention to surroundings, speaker urgesSFlb

The officer said people should always be aware of what is going on around them. NORTH LIMA —

Beaver police outline strategy to prevent becoming crime victim

NORTH LIMA — When it comes to protecting your home, your car, your family or yourself, the most

Organizers hope Turkey Trot becomes racers’ holiday tradition

The run is one of several activities the East Palestine chamber has initiated. EAST PALESTINE

Chronic-pain sufferer gives thanks for nerve surgery

The grandmother originally went to the doctor to seek relief for another foot problem. LISBON

City moves to put offices in insurance building

Council would hold its meetings at another site. EAST PALESTINE — Council is proceeding with



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