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Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Warren bail bondsman has court hearing this afternoon

Warren bail bondsman has court hearing this afternoon


Russian gun-rights advocate gets 18-month prison term

Russian gun-rights advocate gets 18-month prison term


Mueller details Trump campaign against embattled AG Sessions

Mueller details Trump campaign against embattled AG Sessions


UPDATE | Baker found guilty of murder in 2017 homicide

Baker found guilty of murder in 2017 homicide


At 72, Trump says he's 'a young vibrant man,' can beat Biden

At 72, Trump says he's 'a young vibrant man,' can beat Biden


Struthers High School students sent home after accidental evacuation

Struthers High School students sent home after accidental evacuation


UA students help child get mobile with modified Power Wheels truck

Since September 2016, 4-year-old Nathan Ramey has been going once a week to Akron Children’s Hospital for a series of occupational, physical and speech therapy sessions.


UPDATE | Judge: Key Harvey Weinstein hearing to be held in secret

Judge: Key Harvey Weinstein hearing to be held in secret


Calif. man charged with crimes in Liberty

Calif. man charged with crimes in Liberty


McKinley Elementary students learn kitchen skills

Students in Poland’s new Family Consumer Science Class put their kitchen skills to the test.

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Poland hosts book drive to benefit classrooms

The Poland Caring Club organized a book drive to benefit Poland Students.

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CNN: New species of crab found in Colombia, US

CNN: New species of crab found in Colombia, US


Metro Park Farms shows off newest members

The Mill Creek Metro Parks hosted a special Tales for Tots event featuring baby animals.

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Death sentence upheld in Pennsylvania troopers’ ambush

Death sentence upheld in Pennsylvania troopers’ ambush


Puppy stolen from Pa. pet store by armed man found unharmed

Puppy stolen from Pa. pet store by armed man found unharmed


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Poland Junior Women's League hosts egg hunt

The Poland Junior Women’s League hosted their annual egg hunt on April 13.

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Ex-deputy charged over inmate sex acts avoids prison time

Ex-deputy charged over inmate sex acts avoids prison time


Quarantines at 2 LA universities amid US measles outbreak

Quarantines at 2 LA universities amid US measles outbreak


Hilltop first-graders spend day with grandparents

Hilltop Elementary School first-grade students celebrated the school’s annual Grandparents Day by inviting their grandparents to join them for a special musical performance and a visit to their classrooms on March 14.

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Sock hop takes CHC Spring Fest back to the 50s

C.H. Campbell Elementary School students and their families went back in time to the 1950s during the school’s annual Spring Fest with lots of games, food and fun on March 22.

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CVMS band and choir students earn superior ratings

Twenty-nine members of the Canfield Village Middle School band program and 15 members of the Canfield Village Middle School choral music program participated in 55 events at the annual Ohio Music Education Association District 5 Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Event on March 30.


Trump says NRA is stronger, not weaker

Trump says NRA is stronger, not weaker


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Mill Creek MetroParks Farm hosts Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Mill Creek MetroParks Farm hosted its annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on April 13.

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Cleveland boy driving fellow teens in stolen SUV shot dead on birthday

Cleveland boy driving fellow teens in stolen SUV shot dead on birthday


Boardman girls varsity track team places first

The Boardman High School girls varsity track team finished in first place at Warren G. Harding High School on April 16.


Lady Spartan track and field team places second at county meet

The Boardman Lady Spartan track and field team finished as the 106th Mahoning County Championships runners-up.


Boardman Center Intermediate School Honor Roll - Third Grading Period

FIFTH GARDE HIGH HONOR ROLL Amir Alabed Ava Baglama Mia Brown Lilia Campbell


Boardman taps Marinucci as new athletic director

The Boardman Local School Board voted unanimously to hire Marco Marinucci as the district’s next athletic director.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today


Turning your house into a smart home

Community members recently learned how to turn their houses into a smart home at the Boardman library.

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Robinwood celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

Robinwood Elementary School celebrated World Down Syndrome day on March 21.

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Jury begins second day of deliberations in Baker murder trial

Jury begins second day of deliberations in Baker murder trial


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Students celebrate their special people

During every Thursday in March, West Boulevard celebrates the special person in students lives with a special person lunch.

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Check Out Hunger benefits Second Harvest Food Bank

Customers can help provide food to those in need by tearing off a $1, $5 or $10 coupon at the cash register at select Giant Eagle locations in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties through April 27.


New OK for out-of-sight flights expands Ohio drone research

New OK for out-of-sight flights expands Ohio drone research


US economy grew at strong 3.2 percent rate in first quarter

US economy grew at strong 3.2 percent rate in first quarter


Michael Kusalaba library hosts Stamping with Cindy

The Michael Kusalaba library hosted the Stamping with Cindy monthly event on March 26.

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Austintown Elementary celebrates Autism Awareness Day

Staff and students at Austintown Elementary School sported blue on April 2 for Autism Awareness Day.

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Meditation class offered at library

A Monday relaxation class was offered at the Michael Kusalaba library on March 25.

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Library offers introduction to Hoopla event

The Austintown library hosted an introduction to Hoopla event on April 4.

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Spring craft at the Austintown library

The Austintown library hosted a Build a Birdhouse event on April 17.

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Boardman death investigation

Bruce Williams, 68, of Lowellville was found outside a Boardman apartment complex.


Jury deliberating in West Side murder case

Prosecutors say strong circumstantial evidence ties defendant to crime


The Cranberries release final album after Dolores O’Riordan’s death

A SINGER’S LEGACY The Cranberries release final album after Dolores O’Riordan’s death By MARK


Mistrial declared in officer-assault case after witness makes remark about civil suit

Julian Gibson faces a charge of assault on a police officer.


Sustainability Festival is Saturday on North Side

The event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Church plans sale

Church plans sale Youngstown Richard Brown United Methodist Church, Elm Street at Woodbine


Bond 25 launches in Jamaica, Malek to play villain

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK The 25th James Bond movie and Daniel Craig’s fifth and


Band to perform at NATO festival

Staff report AUSTINTOWN For more than 65 years, Norfolk, Va., has organized a salute to NATO’s


North Korea demanded US pay $2M for captured student in coma

A former U.S. official says North Korea insisted the U.S. agree to pay $2 million in medical costs in 2017 before it released detained American college student Otto Warmbier while he was in a coma


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Steve Iott, 8 p.m.: Standup comedian returns ($20) to the Funny


CLUB CALENDAR

associations American Association of University Women Youngstown Branch will meet from 10 a.m. to


Springsteen sets release date for Western-style album

Associated Press Fresh off his Broadway run, New Jersey’s Bruce Springsteen looked West for


Y’town municipal court hopefuls show deep dislike for each other

Opinion: Judicial races, particularly for lower courts, are usually boring. The candidates usually stick to


Sheriff: Human remains those of man last seen in 2018

Associated Press WAVERLY, Ohio A sheriff says human remains found in a large bag just a few


COMING TOMORROW

COMING TOMORROW Filmmaker Ava Duvernay has curated a list of essential movies for TCM series.


Reunions & Class Notes

Boardman High School Class of 1969 will celebrate it 50th reunion July 12 through 14, with a formal


BUSINESS digest

Athena dinner BOARDMAN The 27th annual Athena Award dinner will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. May 16


State not providing timeline for end to Niles shooting investigation

State not providing timeline for end to Niles shooting investigation


YEARS AGO FOR APRIL 26

Today is Friday, April 26, the 116th day of 2019. There are 249 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing Austintown Community Church, 242 S. Canfield-Niles Road, 8:30 to 10 a.m.


Library picks Cleveland firm for historic renovation

Construction could last two to three years, depending on whether administrators decide to phase the project or shut the branch down entirely during renovation.


CVS Health moves into dental care

Drugstore chain to offer teeth-straightening service Associated Press CVS Health is venturing


mahoning county

mahoning county Indictments A grand jury handed up indictments against these people Thursday on


Bauer, Indians homers tame Astros

Former Pirates ace Cole falls to 1-4


2019 NFL Draft Selections Thursday’s first-round picks

1. Arizona, Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma. 2. San Francisco, Nick Bosa, DE, Ohio State. 3. N.Y.


ON THE LINKS Friday’s pro golf

PGA Stallings-Mullinax ahead at Zurich Classic AVONDALE, La. Scott Stallings and Trey Mullinax


AROUND THE NBA Thursday’s playoff game

WESTERN CONFERENCE Spurs 120, Nuggets 103 SAN ANTONIO LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and


Panelist says immigration laws are needed but with more flexibility

‘Life After Deportation’ was the subject of a Youngstown YWCA-sponsored event


Coyle lifts Bruins in overtime

Blue Jackets fail to hold third-period lead


City man faces federal drug charges

City man faces federal drug charges YOUNGSTOWN A Youngstown man will face federal drug charges


Thursday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 7, Tigers 3 BOSTON Michael Chavis hit a two-run homer, Rick Porcello


CARDINAL NUMBER

No surprise: Murray is No. 1 pick; headed to Arizona Associated Press Nashville, Tenn. A


3 strong candidates face voters in city’s 3rd Ward

Editorial: Residents of Youngstown’s 3rd Ward should consider themselves lucky this spring as they are blessed


Diamondbacks’ Greinke, relievers handle Pirates

Arizona has won 10 straight at PNC Park


East’s Jason Ray to lead Mahoning All-Stars

East’s Jason Ray to lead Mahoning All-Stars YOUNGSTOWN East High baseball coach Jason Ray has


Champion softball calms Crestview

Allison Smith threw a two-hitter in a 10-0 victory.


Walmart begins using AI to monitor stores in real time

Alert: That banana is starting to bruise Associated Press LEVITTOWN, N.Y. Who’s minding the


Steelers trade up to 10 to take Michigan LB Bush

Browns sit out first round


Austintown Schools Board moves to lay off 16 teachers

Superintendent Vince Colaluca said he’s never seen a larger reduction in force at one time in his 10 years heading the district


Celtics legend Havlicek, 79; won 8 crowns

He won eight NBA crowns


2020 presidential contest Biden launches bid, warns ‘soul’ of America at stake

Associated Press WASHINGTON Declaring the “soul of this nation” at stake, former Vice President


Reduce higher ed costs

Opinion: By Ariel Tomlinson OtherWords As a black woman who was raised in poverty, I understand what it


PREP ROUNDUP | More high school results from Thursday

BASEBALL East Palestine 10-4, East 0-0 YOUNGSTOWN Cooper Vance had two hits including a


LATEST LINE

LATEST LINE MLB National League FavoriteOdds (O/U)Underdog PHILADELPHIA 8-9 (8.5)


Bobbey leads Bulldogs past Spartans

Poland fights back to remain perfect on the season.


BIRTHS

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Michael and Ashley Sheffield, Youngstown, boy, April 24.


Stephanie Hirschl will be bride of Philip Ganson

POLAND Dr. Jeffrey and Sandra Hirschl of Poland are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Canfield Community Briefs

Kitchen memories lecture The Canfield Historical Society will present an interactive showcase and


Ashley Smith, Joseph Mitchell to marry July 13

Ashley Smith of Austintown and Joseph Mitchell of Vienna are announcing their engagement. Aaron


Austintown Community Briefs

Newcomers to meet throughout May The Newcomers of Mahoning Valley book club will meet on May 2,


Canfield Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants spring sports news It’s time for spring athletics and Neighbors wants to be there


The Vangeloffs celebrate 70 years together

YOUNGSTOWN Walter and Doris Vangeloff of Youngstown recently celebrated their 70th anniversary


Austintown Sports Briefs

Boys varsity baseball falls to Carolina Forest The Austintown Fitch High School boys varsity


Poland Community Briefs

Newcomers to meet throughout May The Newcomers of Mahoning Valley book club will meet on May 2,


Poland Sports Briefs

Poland Stadium closed until April 30 The Poland Seminary High School athletic department closed


Boardman Community Briefs

Newcomers to meet throughout May The Newcomers of Mahoning Valley book club will meet on May 2,


Boardman boys track team wins opener

The Boardman High School boys track team opened the 2019 season with a 116-31-16 victory over the


April 11

April 11 Attempted burglary: A man noticed a window screen had been removed, apparently as someone


Boardman Sports Briefs

Girls varsity softball beats Sherman High School The Boardman High School girls varsity softball


The Hulls celebrate their golden jubilee

CANFIELD Eric and Hedy Hull of Canfield recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with their


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