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Youngstown man gets 3-4 year sentence

YOUNGSTOWN — A Youngstown man set for trial Monday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court instead pleaded guilty to a charge of felonious assault with a gun specification in connection to an Aug. 6 shooting in Campbell. Keith L. Franklin, 31, was then sentenced to three to four years in ...

Two local teachers earn grant for trip

HUBBARD — Two local teachers were chosen as Fund for Teachers Fellows for an upcoming educational science trip. Becky Buchenic, a Hubbard Middle School math teacher, and Marla Dull, a Blott Guy PK-6 science teacher, were chosen out of 893 applications for the $10,000 grant through the Fund ...

Police blotter

Boardman Police activity reported May 8-14: May 14, 1:01 p.m. — Terrashia S. Davenport, 23, 1715 Wellington Ave., Youngstown, was arrested on a theft charge, and Nyesha I. Johnson, 22, of the same address, was arrested on charges of theft and obstructing official business, following a call ...

Controlled burn sharpens skills for local firefighters

CANFIELD – Perhaps Ian Vandegrift’s penchant for understatement is as sharp as the flames were hot. “It’s a little bit of heat, that’s all,” Vandegrift, a firefighter with the Canfield Fire Department, said. In actuality, intense heat emanating from the fire could be felt a few ...