YSU homecoming week

YSU homecoming week
YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State University will celebrate homecoming with a week's worth of activities leading up to Saturday afternoon's football game against Illinois State University.
Among the events are a pep rally, an outdoor block party, a pizza-eating contest, the formal installation of President David Sweet at 1 p.m. Friday in Beeghly Center, and the annual homecoming parade on Fifth Avenue at 1 p.m. Saturday, followed by the game at 4 p.m.
Nut and snack sale
NILES -- The Lake-to-River Girl Scout Council has launched its fall nut and snack sale, with orders being taken through Oct. 21 and delivery by Thanksgiving. Place orders through any Girl Scout or call the council office at (800) 362-9430.
Airplane maintenance
IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) -- US Airways plans to save cash and increase efficiency by moving major maintenance work on its narrow-body jets to Pittsburgh International Airport and wide-body maintenance to Charlotte, N.C. Previously, most wide-body maintenance was done in Pittsburgh and narrow-body jets were serviced in Charlotte.
The move isn't expected to have a major effect on employment at either airport but leaves open the question of whether the Pittsburgh airport will get a new facility to service the wide-body planes, including new Airbus A-330s, said spokesman Rick Weintraub.
OxyContin pills stolen
YOUNGSTOWN -- A 78-year-old Brandywine Drive woman told police that a bottle of OxyContin tablets was stolen from her house, police reports show. The woman said she returned home from the hospital Oct. 5 to find her apartment ransacked and found that the bottle of the prescription pain reliever, holding 99 pills, was missing.
Disorderly conduct
YOUNGSTOWN -- City police arrested a 60-year-old Broadway Street man Friday after receiving reports that he was walking on Caroline Avenue on the city's North Side pointing a gun at motorists passing by. Police found the man walking in the middle of the street, swinging his arms and yelling profanity at officers. He refused an order to get to the ground, and an officer forced him to the ground at gunpoint. Police said he smelled of alcohol and yelled profanities as they unsuccessfully searched for a weapon. He was charged with disorderly conduct and failure to comply with the order of a police officer.
Reports of gunfire
YOUNGSTOWN -- Police responded Friday to two separate reports of gunshots being fired. A Hilton Avenue resident told police a man in his 30s had been shooting a handgun on the street around 10 p.m. Thursday, police reports say. He gave police 13 shell casings that he found the next day. A neighbor reported that he found two bullets that had gone through a glass storm door and into a wooden front door, reports show.
In a separate case, a worker at the Finish Line auto detailing business on Southern Boulevard reported that he and his employees heard about 30 gunshots near the business around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, police reports show. Two bullets struck the building, one traveling through the wall.