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Metal-detecting club recovers ring lost in ’80s

Local News

AUSTINTOWN — After more than 35 years, a Chalker High School class ring is on its way back to the original owner, thanks to Walter Sescourka of Cortland. Sescourka found the 1981 class ring while metal detecting with a friend in a Youngstown park and took it upon himself to return the ring. ...

Free ice cream at participating DQs

Community News

GIVING SPIRIT: Free quart containers will be given out with any purchase while supplies last on Wednesday at local Dairy Queens. The containers will be filled for free with any menu purchase on that day. The event is being held to give back for Thanksgiving. Participating stores include ...

Gander Outdoors in Howland to close

Business News

HOWLAND — Outdoor, hunting and camping retailer Camping World Holdings Inc. is closing its Gander Outdoors store at the Eastwood Mall as the company repositions its strategy toward recreational vehicle sales, service, parts and accessories. The Illinois-based company announced the shift in ...

Working to curb teen vape use

Local News

GIRARD — Katrina Altawil recalled a recent incident in which a close relative of hers suddenly and inexplicably started vomiting and developing symptoms that resembled the flu. All the relative did was take one puff from an e-cigarette. “One pod is like smoking a whole pack of ...

Agenda

Community News

• BEAVER TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 9:45 a.m. today at the administration building to discuss real estate purchases, contracts and personnel. • MILL CREEK PARK METROPARKS Community Engagement Standing Committee will meet 10 a.m. Friday in Classroom A at the Metroparks ...

Ohio high court says Coitsville not liable in police case

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To read the judges' opinion, click here COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Coitsville Township in a 2013 crash by a Coitsville police officer that happened during a chase that seriously injured a Hubbard woman. The decision reverses rulings by a Mahoning County Common ...

Canfield board takes flak from parent

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Read the report here CANFIELD — The board of education got an earful Wednesday about a police report on how the schools superintendent handled a threat made by a middle school student. And, the victim’s father was asked to leave the meeting after berating Superintendent Alex Geordan. The ...

I-80 crashes total 40 for Nov. 12

Local News

AUSTINTOWN — The official tally of vehicles involved in the Nov. 12 “double whammy” of crashes on Interstate 80 in Austintown is 40, the Ohio State Highway Patrol says. The Canfield post commander last week said there were two waves of crashes that began at 10:18 a.m. in snowy ...

Blue spruce heads to city

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — It will look a lot like Christmas today in downtown Youngstown. A blue spruce from an Austintown resident will be this year’s Christmas tree on the city’s Central Square as the city prepares for the holiday season. The tree will be cut down and transported today from 4434 ...

School holiday event celebrates connections

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — Luis Sanchez enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving meal of turkey, corn, green beans, mashed potatoes and a roll, but perhaps what will stay with him the longest is something that was not on the menu: a greater sense of connectivity. “This is wonderful. When I was younger, we ...