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This week in 1905: Jealous husband shoots, kills wife’s lover in Youngstown

115 years ago, 1905 The entire third page of The Youngstown Vindicator covered a most sensational crime. On the night of July 4, 1905, James Ivy Harbison put an end to what he thought was his estranged wife’s illicit affair. The trouble between Harbison and his wife, Margaret, had been ...

SEEING EYE: Benefit set for wife of deputy with ALS disease

BLUE LINE UNLIMITED: The wife of a Mahoning County sheriff’s deputy is fighting a noncurable neuromuscular disease. The organization Blue Line Unlimited, which supports law-enforcement personnel and their families, is putting together a fundraiser to help the deputy and his family ...

Boardman mall begins free fitness classes on Monday

Staff report BOARDMAN — Weekly fitness activities will be hosted at the town center in the Southern Park Mall beginning Monday. A Summer Sweat Series will include free workout classes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next eight weeks. Samatha Womer of Creekside Fitness and ...

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FRIDAY • To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Help Network at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Help Network or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups. • NAR-ANON — ...

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MEETING / PICNIC CALLED OFF: The Police and Fire Retirees and Widows of Ohio District 2, Chapter 10, is canceling the summer meeting / picnic scheduled for July 9 at the Austintown Senior Center, due to the coronavirus pandemic. ALTA CARE AWARDED GRANT: Congressman Tim Ryan, D-Howland, ...

Agenda

• CANFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting focusing on budget review 9 a.m. today at township hall. • CRAIG BEACH VILLAGE COUNCIL will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. today at the municipal building for the organization and ranks of the police department and officers. • ...

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TODAY • MVI HospiceCare Bereavement Support Group — 1 to 3 p.m., Boardman Park Georgeanna Parker Administrative Building, 375 Boardman Poland Road, Youngstown. Lisa Altman, social worker, 330-759-9487. • Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1951 — breakfast at 10 a.m., Landmark ...

Blessed to have the rain

Recently, we received more than an inch of much-needed rain. The grass was turning brown, so the rain will help the grass and the crops in the fields. The irrigation system has been running in the big farmers’ fields. In some places, the water from the irrigation flies over the road. When ...

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BEER AND WINE EVENT MOVED TO 2021: The Ursuline Sisters and the Ohio Grocers Association have canceled their beer and wine tasting fundraiser because of the coronavirus pandemic. Proceeds from the event are to help the Sisters’ HIV / AIDS Ministry. The event will return on March 13, ...

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• MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS have canceled their meetings for this week. • CRAIG BEACH VILLAGE PLANNING/ ZONING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building for a replat. • CANFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a special meeting 9 a.m. Wednesday at the township hall ...