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UAW ready to strike

DETROIT — Roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. plan to go on strike just before midnight Sunday, but talks between the United Auto Workers and the automaker will resume. About 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favor of a walkout during a meeting ...

FEMA, SBA assistance awarded

BOARDMAN — A disaster assistance center is closing its Boardman office that offered help to people applying for disaster relief, after assisting individuals and businesses in acquiring nearly $4 million in grants and low-interest loans from the SBA and FEMA in the wake of Memorial Day weekend ...

Veteran grateful for atomic bomb

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part of a series published each Monday between Memorial Day and Veterans Day honoring local veterans. To nominate a veteran, email metro editor Marly Kosinski at mkosinski@tribtoday.com. BOARDMAN — “Thank God for the bomb.” Those five words Dr. Fred E. Soller ...

2,000 celebrate 50th anniversary of Eastwood Mall

By BOB COUPLAND Staff writer NILES — William M. Cafaro and Edward J. DeBartolo were two visionaries who shared a dream to succeed and also pioneered an industry that changed the way people shop today. That dream and hard work was celebrated Sunday evening as more than 2,000 people ...

Outspokin’ Wheelmen ride again to benefit bike trail

By SEAN BARRON Correspondent CORTLAND — Debra Miglets was not reluctant to talk about her brakes during her break. “The thing I love about my bike is the disc brakes. When I’m flying down a hill at 30 mph, I’m so thankful for the disc brakes,” she explained while taking a brief ...

Youngstown police investigate 2 weekend shootings

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN — Police responded to two weekend shootings within 24 hours on the city’s South Side. A man was shot around 7 a.m. Sunday on West Hylda Avenue near Market Street, according to a police report. The man, who was not identified, suffered non-life threatening ...

Girard police investigate rollover crash on 711

Staff report GIRARD — Girard police are investigating an early Sunday morning rollover crash on state Route 711. Reports state police received a call just after 2:30 a.m. about a sport untility vehicle heading south on Route 711 near the Gypsy Lane exit when the driver lost control and ...

Police reports: Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland, Liberty

Police blotters Austintown Police activity reported Sept. 6-12: Sept. 12, 8:17 p.m. — Brenda L. Kolesar, 53, 3905 Deer Trail Ave., Mineral Ridge, was charged with theft following a shoplifting call at Walmart, 6001 Mahoning Ave. Sept. 11, 6:18 p.m. —Jami L. Cefalde, 35, 2590 South ...

On the record – Poland Township

WHAT: Regular trustees meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Eric Ungaro, Edward Kempers and Joanne Wollet Trustees: • Recognized guest John Rosensteel of 3057 Spitler Road, who discussed flooding on his property; • Heard from Ron Sharpe of the Ohio Department of Transportation who proposed ...

On the record- Struthers

WHAT: City council meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Henry Franceschelli Sr., Anthony Fire Sr., Ronald Carcelli, Robert Burnside, Richard Bayus, Dallas Bigley, Michael Patrick and Joseph Rudzik Council: • Approved the auditor transferring $75,000 from the general fund to the police pension ...