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Canfield girl named national Soap Box Derby points champion

CANFIELD — Laura Smutny, 16, of Canfield, is the 2020 national points champion in the All-American Soap Box Derby super stock division. Laura, the daughter of Dale and Chrissy Smutny, scored an impressive 1,000 points to give her the national title. “She is the first person to reach a ...

Medici Museum opens within guidelines

HOWLAND — It was supposed to be a celebration — a reception with Boy Scout dignitaries, an invitation-only party for potential donors, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an opening day expected to pack the Medici Museum of Art. Directives from Gov. Mike DeWine due to the COVID-19 pandemic ...

This Week in History: Bomb explodes at Niles home

90 years ago, 1930 A Niles home was the scene of a horrific crime when a bomb exploded during the night. Motor Patrolman Pharaoh H. Booth’s house was the target of the attack, which jolted himself, his wife, and their three sons out of their beds. The bomb was placed at the front of the ...

On the record – Liberty

WHAT: Township trustees, special Friday meeting PRESENT: Arnie Clebone, Greg Cizmar and Devon Stanley Trustees: • Determined that the owner’s maintenance of vegetation, garbage, refuse and other debris upon the following properties constitutes a nuisance: 4604 Truman, 4727 Fifth, ...

Struthers court building opens at 9 a.m. Monday

STRUTHERS — Beginning Monday, the Struthers Municipal Court will be open to the public from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Night court will resume 5 to 7 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Everyone entering the building ...

Peaceful march planned for today

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past plans a “March For Justice” at 11:30 a.m. today at the corner of Wick Avenue and Wood Street, and proceeding to the Mahoning County Courthouse. It’s planned as a peaceful assembly to draw attention to and demand action for the ongoing ...

Police blotter – Boardman

Police reports filed in Boardman from May 19-26: May 26, 2:40 p.m. — Following a traffic stop on U.S. Route 224, Abdelkarim Alnizami, 73, 3143 Pine Hollow Drive, Youngstown, was charged with driving while under suspension and was taken into custody on Campbell warrant for failure to ...

One critical in Beaver Twp. crash

NORTH LIMA — Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Canfield Post are investigating a one-vehicle rollover crash, where the driver was ejected. The crash happened 2:21 a.m. Saturday as a 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue was traveling eastbound on state Route 165. The driver ran off the ...

Mahoning County court

Marriage licenses granted in Mahoning County May 27-28: Jakob Randall Bradford, 25, Youngstown, and Jessica Lynn Adams, 28, Youngstown John Patrick May Jr., 36, North Lima, and Dana Jo DePillo, 34, North Lima Mark A. Torella Jr., 30, Struthers, and Elizabeth Joanne Hill, 26, ...

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded in Mahoning County May 20-26: Austintown Tracey L. Nason to John M. French and Jacquelyn A. French, 2343 Oak Trace Drive, $130,000 David N. Sheely Jr. and Brittany Sheely to Benjamin P. Miller, 3448 42nd St., $178,000 April Smith to Mary A. Knabe and Diana L. ...