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McDonald veteran of US Navy has built on years of military service

MCDONALD — A McDonald man who served in the Navy during the Vietnam War also spent time with the Navy Seabees for 22 years, working on construction projects in several countries, including Guam and Japan. David Green, 74, said the draft was in place when he was a student at Girard High ...

CDC, local docs show plan for vaccine distribution

Local health officials are already planning how to distribute a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19. Officials with the Trumbull County Combined Health and the Mahoning County Public Health districts are working off of guidelines presented in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ...

Services

MARIA S. ATSAS, 92, Campbell. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Friday, Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, church. EDWARD E. BIELIK JR., 59, Austintown. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Friday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown. ALBERT CAMPBELL, 92, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: ...

Felice ‘Phil’ DeMarco, 1926-2020

POLAND — Prayer services will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. at Clemente Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at Christ Our Savior Parish/St. Nicholas Church, both in Struthers, for Felice “Phil” DeMarco, 94, who passed away at home of natural causes ...

Main library to reopen Monday amid renovations, construction

YOUNGSTOWN — The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County has announced the main branch downtown will reopen to the public Monday. The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon by Aimee Fifarek, executive director, during a birthday celebration honoring the library’s founder, ...

Seeing Eye: Library event to mark legacy of Reuben McMillan

LIVESTREAM EVENT: The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County will celebrate the life and legacy of Reuben McMillan with a live-streamed event on Facebook at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday on McMillan’s birth date. This year marks the 200th anniversary of McMillan’s birth, Oct. 7, 1820, in ...

St. Joe’s Hospital may relocate to Champion

CHAMPION — Mercy Health has plans to develop nearly 63 acres adjacent to Kent State University at Trumbull into a health care campus that may include relocating St. Joseph Warren Hospital. The campus “could mean a number of things and include a number of services based on the needs of ...

Ohioans find hope in new ideas

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of stories on issues Ohioans say are most important in this election year. More than 50 news outlets are collaborating in the project under the umbrella of Your Voice Ohio, the nation’s largest sustained, statewide news media collaborative. By ANNA ...

Services

AVANEL B. BACKUR, 86, Austintown. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, funeral home. RICHARD N. CUMMINGS, 91, New Middletown. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown. PATRICIA S. FLEMING, 86, Girard. ...

Legal Aid workshop is tonight

Goodyear, Legal Aid team up for expungement workshop tonight An estimated 994,000 Ohioans have a criminal record of some kind, and that situation stagnates a community's growth, according to Steven McGarrity, executive director of Community Legal Aid of central northeast Ohio. It's a ...