Man in stabbing case to be set free from supervision

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YOUNGSTOWN — James A. McCarthy, 40, who was indicted but never convicted of stabbing his sister in 2009 when he lived in Austintown, will be released into the public Oct. 6. McCarthy has been under court supervision since a judge in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court found him not guilty by ...

Canfield Fair to break ground on event center

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CANFIELD — The Canfield Fair Board of Directors will host a groundbreaking ceremony 10 a.m. Wednesday at the fairgrounds. The ceremony will be held at the site of the soon-to-be-built Event Center at the corner of Wetmore and Goshen Drives. Members of the community are invited to attend. ...

Fire destroys flea market barn

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ROGERS — An open-air barn full of hay bales was destroyed Wednesday evening at the Rogers Community Auction and Flea Market. Owner Ken Baer said the round bales inside had just been sold at auction earlier in the afternoon, but there was no one around that area at the time. No one was ...

City council remembers Ungaro

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YOUNGSTOWN – Youngstown City Council paid tribute to Patrick Ungaro, the longest-serving mayor in the city’s history, by honoring him with a proclamation. Council President DeMaine Kitchen said Ungaro, who died last month after a battle with cancer, “laid the foundation for many of the ...

Youngstown man gets six years for felonious assault

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YOUNGSTOWN — Sequan Clinkscale, 25, was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty earlier to felonious assault with a gun. The sentence was agreed upon by prosecutors and defense attorneys and approved by Judge Maureen Sweeney of Mahoning County Common Pleas ...

Man going to trial in murder of ex-girlfriend

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YOUNGSTOWN — Kyle Rice, 30, is going to trial on an aggravated murder charge accusing him of killing his ex-girlfriend inside her Oregon Avenue home in February. Rice appeared for a pretrial hearing Wednesday before Judge Anthony Donofrio of Mahoning County Common Pleas Court, but there was ...

Board OKs plans for new VA clinic

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YOUNGSTOWN — The city’s Board of Zoning Appeals is recommending approval for work at a new Youngstown VA Outpatient Clinic. Mike Downing, owner of Downing Construction Co. of Warrensville Heights — which is building and leasing the property at 1815 Belmont Ave. for the U.S. ...

Mayor has issues with appointing school board members

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YOUNGSTOWN While he has issues with the law that requires him to appoint a new five-member Youngstown school board, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said he's prepared to carry out the responsibility. Brown said he's meeting Friday in Columbus with Gov. Mike DeWine and members of his administration ...

Seeing Eye

Community News

APPRECIATION NIGHT: The Jackson-Milton Athletic Department will be hosting a Military Appreciation Night on Friday at the football game. Pre-game activities will honor military members. Two skydivers will land on the 50-yard line. Service members with a military identification will get into ...

Local bank stocks reported

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Cortland Bancorp stood pat again in trading Tuesday to close at $23 per share. After gaining 75 cents in trading Monday, First Niles Financial also stood pat Tuesday, closing at $7.75 per share.