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Yemma exits Youngstown finance director’s race

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YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County Treasurer Daniel R. Yemma has withdrawn his name from consideration as a Youngstown finance director candidate. Instead, Yemma, a Struthers Democrat, said he’ll run next year for re-election. Yemma’s announcement came Monday, a day after an article was ...

Outspokin’ Wheelmen ride again to benefit bike trail

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Business briefs

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LENNOX SEEKS NOMINATIONS TO HELP FAMILIES: Lennox Industries, with Gault Heating & Cooling, is seeking nominations through its national community outreach program to provide warmth for households in need in the Youngstown area this winter. The Lennox “Feel The Love” program invites ...

Area schools put focus on handwriting skills

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YOUNGSTOWN — Teaching cursive handwriting has not been a requirement for Ohio school districts since 2010, but the Youngstown City School District is bringing back the requirement for kindergarten through the fifth grade starting this year. Other area school districts are looking at placing ...

Sun., 4:57 p.m.: UAW plans protest in Lordstown

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DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and General Motors broke off Sunday and haven't resumed, meaning the union's first national strike since 2007 is very likely. GM's 49,200 UAW members are scheduled to go on strike at 11:59 p.m. unless an agreement is reached ...