Nine seek to lead Youngstown parks department

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YOUNGSTOWN — The city received nine resumes from applicants interested in the vacant position of parks and recreation director. Most of the applicants are from Mahoning County though the city received resumes from candidates in Otterbein, Ind., and Pittsburgh. Dawn Turnage, who served ...

Campbell veteran brought cheer, beer to troops

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CAMPBELL — Edward Lewis Sr. likely was the post popular and protected soldier in his Army unit while serving in Korea in the early 1950s. That’s because Lewis was the beer distributor for Headquarter Company, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry — bringing cases of Budweiser weekly to the ...

Oktoberfest pulls in the crowds for 45th event

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BOARDMAN — For 45 years, the Boardman Rotary has hosted an Oktoberfest that brings families from throughout the area and from other states together for a day of fun shopping. The annual event took place Sunday at Boardman Park with thousands of visitors at the all-day event. Shelly ...

Mogadore man settles some ‘open meetings’ suits

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WARREN — A Mogadore man who filed lawsuits against six Trumbull County governmental bodies has settled disputes with four of those communities. Touting himself as a warrior fighting for the state’s open meetings, Brian Ames, of Ranfield Road, has collected judgments totaling $2,500 in ...

Nonprofit sues Columbiana County Board of Elections

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LISBON — A nonprofit group known as Open Government Advocates in care of Brian Ames of Mogadore filed a lawsuit last week against the Columbiana County Board of Elections and its four board members alleging violations of the state’s open meetings act. The board members named include ...

Boardman man indicted on child porn charges

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YOUNGSTOWN — A Boardman man is facing more than a dozen charges of child pornography after a grand jury indicted him last week. Lance Derrick, 35, of Red Fox Drive, was indicted on 15 counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor, all fourth-degree felonies. He will be arraigned sometime ...