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HB70 opponents planning trip to Ohio Supreme Court

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By RAYMOND L. SMITH Staff writer YOUNGSTOWN — Critics of the law that could spell the end of the city’s elected school board by the end of the year are hoping to send a busload of people to hear arguments before the Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday morning. Calling House Bill 70 ...

Seeing Eye: Drop off unused meds Saturday

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TAKE BACK MEDICATION: National Prescription “Take Back Day” will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at various locations in Mahoning County. People will be able to drop off unused, unwanted and expired prescription pills and patches for proper disposal. No sharp objects or needles, ...

Agenda

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• BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a public hearing 6 p.m. Wednesday at Boardman Park on the comprehensive overhaul of the township zoning resolution. • STRUTHERS CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday at the municipal building, with caucus at 6:15 p.m. • YOUNGSTOWN CITY COUNCIL ...

Boy Scouts earn radio merit badges rapidly

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By BOB COUPLAND Staff writer CANFIELD — Area Boy Scouts were able to earn their radio merit badges in one day thanks to a weekend program at Camp Stambaugh in coordination with local amateur radio association groups. Frank Sole of Poland with the Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association ...

Trustees salute the good in Liberty

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LIBERTY— Trustees honored the late Patrick Ungaro, the Liberty In Bloom organization and police officer Rob Altier during Monday’s regular meeting. On behalf of the Liberty Historical Society, Trustee Jodi Stoyak and society president Judy McGuire presented a plaque to family of the ...

Woman pleads guilty in human-trafficking case

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YOUNGSTOWN — A former Youngstown Police Department dispatcher pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted obstructing justice and was sentenced to 18 months of probation. Elaine Hellman, 72, is the second person to plead guilty in a case involving human trafficking. Her son Ronald Hellman, ...

Woman accused to flicking lit cigarette at police officer

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Staff report YOUNGSTOWN — A woman disappointed with how officers settled an argument between her and her mother was arrested after she allegedly flicked a cigarette at a police officer, burning him in the neck. Nicole M. Kingsley, 25, 2604 Tyrell Ave., pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor ...

Ursuline explores ‘digital wellness’

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YOUNGSTOWN— November is “Digital Wellness Month” at Ursuline High School. Ursuline students and parents will take part in a variety of wellness initiatives involving the healthy use of social media and technology consumption. An activity is planned for each of the four weeks of ...

Bike trail to close for resurfacing

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YOUNGSTOWN -- Beginning Wednesday, a 2-mile section of the MetroParks Bikeway is scheduled to temporarily close for pavement repair and asphalt resurfacing. Jaime Yohman, community engagement director, said the project will address poor pavement by repairing cracks, planing and ...

Man shot, wounded on Buckeye Circle in Youngstown

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Man wounded on Buckeye Circle YOUNGSTOWN — A woman called Boardman police at 6:01 a.m. Monday telling them that her neighbor was robbed and shot. The call was from 2135 Buckeye Circle, a police report states. A few moments later, Youngstown 911 dispatchers received a call from a man who ...