Austintown man in jail after domestic spat

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AUSTINTOWN — A township man is jailed following a domestic episode involving a baseball bat. Nathaniel Bowles, of 1625 Fountain Square Drive, was arrested Thursday after officers obtained a warrant for his arrest. He is charged with felonious assault. Police were called about 5:15 a.m. ...

Weathersfield man pleads in officer assault case

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WEATHERSFIELD — A township man appeared in court Friday and pleaded no contest to charges following a tussle with officers earlier this week. Isaiah Wilson, 27, of 3446 state Route 46, Apt. D, was initially charged with assault on a peace officer, assault and two counts of resisting arrest, ...

Michael Stanley dead at age 72

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Michael Stanley Gee, known to music fans throughout northeast Ohio as Michael Stanley, died Friday at age 72 after a 7-month battle with lung cancer. The Michael Stanley Band, which featured several musicians and crew members from the Mahoning Valley, had a massive following in the region, ...

GM, LG Chem consider second US battery plant

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By RON SELAK JR. Staff writer Why not Lordstown? That’s the question asked of some economic development leaders after news broke Thursday that General Motors and South Korea’s LG Chem — a joint venture partnership already building a $2.3 billion electric vehicle battery-cell plant ...

Crimewatch group giving out goods

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FOOD GIVEAWAY: Eastside Crimewatch will host a food giveaway 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the old fire station, corner of Oak and Fruit streets. Those needing food are asked to bring identification and bags. For information, call 330-742-4880. CEMETERY CLEANUP: Tod Homestead ...

Gov. DeWine: Victory against COVID-19 in sight

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All health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the wearing of face masks, would be lifted in the state once the virus cases per 100,000 residents falls to 50 and holds for two weeks. Gov. Mike DeWine made the announcement during a 15-minute speech Thursday that took the ...


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• COITSVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a work study at 10 a.m. today virtually via Zoom. For log in information contact the township fiscal officer at 330-501-9744.

Owner of Southern Park Mall to file for bankruptcy, report says

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BOARDMAN — The owner / operator of Southern Park Mall is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy after not making a $23.2 million interest payment in February, according to a published report. Columbus-based Washington Prime Group, a retail real estate investment trust with centers ...

Help Vallourec, Ryan urges trade panel

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U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission urging it to ensure trade laws are enforced on the dumping and subsidizing of seamless steel pipe that is hurting Vallourec Star’s Youngstown facility. Ryan, D-Howland, said the illegal dumping and subsidizing of ...