Humane society seeking financial assistance

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YOUNGSTOWN — The Animal Charity of Ohio Humane Society said it has such a high number of abused animals — with about 90 percent of them coming from Youngstown — that unless it receives financial assistance from the city, it may have to stop services here. “If Youngstown got to be too ...

Carving out a path for students

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LORDSTOWN — Dustin Postlethwait, 17, and Ashton Laughlin, 16, were impressed with the newly christened facility that will house the Trumbull County Educational Service Center’s Educational Extension Pre-Apprenticeship Program. The two juniors will be learning carpentry during their ...

Man who assaulted factory trainer resentenced

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YOUNGSTOWN — Eddie L. Crook Jr., 30, has been resentenced to four to six years in prison for assaulting a co-worker who was training him in the operation of a machine at the AstroShapes factory in Struthers. The 7th District Court of Appeals ordered the resentence recently in Mahoning ...

Frenchko says she’s making point in ploy over documents

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WARREN — Trumbull County Commissioner Niki Frenchko claims to have letters of resignation signed by her colleagues, Commissioners Frank Fuda and Mauro Cantalamessa, after she slipped a paper for the two of them to sign into a pile of documents that needed the commissioners’ signatures. ...

AT&T delivers $20,000 grant to Oak Hill Collaborative

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YOUNGSTOWN — The AT&T Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to Oak Hill Collaborative, a nonprofit organization focused on community revitalization and workforce development in the Mahoning Valley. This grant will enable OHC to provide computer education classes and workshops for ...

South Avenue resurfacing starts

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BOARDMAN — A $1 million road resurfacing project on a portion of South Avenue is underway. The work to South Avenue from Western Reserve Road to Presidential Drive, near the former Sam’s Club location, started Monday. The Mahoning County Engineer’s Office is urging patience and ...