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Country fans gather at YSU

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YOUNGSTOWN — The man who sings “Honey Bee” proved to be a sweet headliner for the third Y Live concert at Youngtown State University’s Stambaugh Stadium. Blake Shelton, who has had more than 25 chart-topping country hits and is a mentor on the NBC series “The Voice,” packed the ...

Seeing Eye

Community News

RAIDER REGATTA: The sophomores of South Range High School will hold the 22nd annual Raiders Regatta 12:15 p.m. Monday at the old school complex, 11836 South Ave., North Lima, in Memorial Park. The event is free. Laura Elder, sophomore English teacher at South Range High School, gives the ...

Youth trade expo at Canfield Fairgrounds

Business News

CANFIELD — High school students considering a career in the skilled trades will have the chance to experience a variety of skills and connect with professionals about entering the industry in a first-ever event Thursday. The Mahoning Valley Skilled Trades Expo is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ...

Future murky for anti-fracking proposal

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YOUNGSTOWN — Supporters of an anti-fracking charter amendment, rejected eight times by Youngstown voters since 2013, didn’t submit documentation to put it on the ballot this year and may not do so next year. Organizers say they’re regrouping after failing to convince city voters that ...

Agenda

Community News

• AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 3:30 p.m. Monday at the township administration building. • SPRINGFIELD BOARD OF TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting at noon Monday at the township administration building on police business. • MAHONING COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH / RECOVERY BOARD ...

Save A Lot in Boardman reopens after May flood

Business News

BOARDMAN — A well-known, family-owned grocery store has reopened with a $700,000 makeover after a disastrous spring flood. Save A Lot at Boardman Plaza suffered several inches of water and sewer backup May 28 during a heavy rain that flooded the plaza’s parking lot and caused the store to ...

Club searches for hidden treasures

Community News

AUSTINTOWN — Members of the Tri County Metal Detecting Club will head out throughout the summer months to different locations — including parks, fairgrounds and other sites — to put their metal-detecting devices to work. The club — whose members are from northeast Ohio and western ...

Burroughs’ supporters say they won’t back down

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NILES — Supporters of the “Justice for Matt” campaign vowed Saturday not to back down after Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins last week released a report saying two Niles police officers involved in Matthew Burroughs’ January shooting death will not be charged for their actions ...

County fire departments to share $1.5M grant

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CHAMPION — Two dozen Trumbull County fire departments will share a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Act. The grant was awarded to the Trumbull County Fire Chiefs Association and will be used to transition the departments to the ...

Scouts mark camp’s anniversary

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CANFIELD — Boy Scouts gathered at Camp Stambaugh this weekend to celebrate its 100th anniversary with a parade and many outdoor skill events and exhibits. Brad Lang of Weathersfield, Scoutmaster for Troop 83 from Mineral Ridge, described the event as a “beautiful festivity.” A few of ...