Water will be off

Water will be off
AUSTINTOWN -- Youngstown Water Department customers on Silica Road west of Turner Road will have service shut off between 9 a.m. and about 3 p.m. Tuesday.
The department is relocating a water main as part of a Mahoning County storm sewer being installed nearby. Customers should boil drinking and cooking water for one minute to ensure water safety that day, the department said.
Beaver trustees
NORTH LIMA -- Beaver Township trustees will meet in special session at 7 p.m. Tuesday to discuss financial matters. The meeting will be in the township meeting room in South Range Plaza.
Multiple charges
BOARDMAN -- Police made a drug and weapons arrest Sunday after seeing a man with hats stuffed inside his shirt leave the J.C. Penney store at Southern Park Mall.
Police who saw a gray Dodge outside the store with its engine running and a female passenger watched a man exit the store for the car. Police then found two caps, valued at a total of $38, inside his shirt. Upon arresting the 44-year-old Youngstown man on a charge of receiving stolen property, police said, they found a crack pipe hidden in a cigarette box in his pocket and also charged him with possession of drug paraphernalia.
The passenger, 47, of Youngstown, was arrested on an outstanding contempt of court warrant. Police found a silver lighter that doubles as a switchblade knife in her purse and issued a summons charging her with carrying a concealed weapon.
School needs aides
LORDSTOWN -- The school board is accepting applications for two part-time educational aides at Gordon D. James Career Center. The aides, who will work in the school readiness and culinary arts programs, will work up to 19 1/2 hours each week and earn $8 per hour with no benefits.
Applicants should send a letter of interest and a r & eacute;sum & eacute; or qualifications to the Lordstown Local School District, superintendent's office, Attn: Pat Hogan, secretary, 1824 Salt Springs Road, Warren 44481. Deadline is noon Nov. 16.
Craig Beach council
CRAIG BEACH -- Council's finance committee has agreed to recommend to the full council that village clerk Nancy Patnode be allowed to transfer money from one line item to another within the same fund without having to await a vote of the full council.
Waiting for council approval of such line-item transfers has delayed bill payments to the point of being past due, explained Councilwoman Yvonne Andrews, finance committee chairwoman.
YMCA swim lessons
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown YMCA is now registering participants for swim lessons. Classes begin next week. For more information, contact the aquatics director at (330) 744-8411.
Auto theft charges
STRUTHERS -- Two men arrested in the theft of an automobile are charged with receiving stolen property, possessing criminal tools and three counts of criminal damaging.
Jason E. Averill, 21, of Youngstown, and Franklin D. Fox, 24, Girard, were released from Struthers jail on $10,000 surety bonds. One of two women found with Averill and Fox on Wednesday told police the men got into a vehicle they didn't own, and also attempted to steal other cars.
The women were not charged. Preliminary hearings for the men are scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday in Struthers Municipal Court.
Austintown fire
AUSTINTOWN -- Damage to a single-family home at 2918 Kirkhaven Drive is put at $45,000 after a fan cord short-circuited and caught fire at 7:50 a.m. Saturday, fire officials said.
The fire started in a bedroom, and investigators suspect it was sparked by a cat's chewing on the cord.
Fuel reported stolen
AUSTINTOWN -- A Florida truck driver told police that 150 gallons of diesel fuel was stolen from the fuel tank of his 1997 Peterbilt truck between 8:30 p.m. Sunday and 4 a.m. today.
The driver told police he filled the tank Sunday evening before going inside the TA Travel center off state Route 46. After having dinner, the trucker moved his rig to the TA truck lot. He discovered this morning the fuel had been stolen.