NORTH SIDE STABBING



North Side stabbing
YOUNGSTOWN -- Jemarr Robbins, 22, of Broadway, was in guarded condition Saturday night in St. Elizabeth Health Center where he was being treated for multiple stab wounds suffered during the afternoon. Robbins told police he was stabbed four times shortly after 4 p.m. at Crandall Avenue near Belmont Avenue on the city's North Side by an unidentified man with a large butcher knife. He refused to provide additional information to police. Robbins was found outside a Lora Avenue home.
Arts and crafts sale
YOUNGSTOWN --The Youngstown State University Student Art Association will have its annual Holiday Fine Arts & amp; Crafts Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. next Sunday at McDonough Museum of Art, Wick Avenue. Vendors will include students, staff and alumni from YSU's art department. Admission is free.
Holiday event in Liberty
LIBERTY -- Visits with Santa, carriage rides and holiday music performed by the Liberty High School band and students of Villa Marie Teresa-Oblate Sisters are among the activities planned for 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday for the township's holiday gathering at the township administration building, 1315 Church Hill-Hubbard Road. Parents can have their child's photo taken with Santa for $3. Carriage rides are $1 per person or $3 per family. Township trustees will provide refreshments.
Flu shots at UAW hall
LORDSTOWN -- United Auto Workers Local 1112 is sponsoring a flu immunization program from 8 a.m. to noon (or until vaccine runs out) next Sunday, on a first-come, first-served basis, at Reuther-Scandy-Alli Hall, 11471 Reuther Drive S.W. The shots are available to adults and children 7 and older. Cost is $12 per shot for UAW Local 1112 retirees and spouses and $14 per shot for all others.
Boardman light display
BOARDMAN -- Boardman Park will present its annual holiday light display next Sunday through Jan. 8 at the park's main drive near U.S. Route 224. The event opens at nightfall each day and runs through 10 p.m. The display includes seven large, lighted displays, and park personnel added 8,000 mini lights to 31 trees at the Maag Outdoor Arts Theatre this year. There is no charge to drive through the display.
Test of weather sirens
HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Hermitage Fire Department will conduct its monthly test of the city's weather warning sirens at 10 a.m. Thursday. The test will include activation of Clark, Farrell, Sharpsville, West Middlesex and Wheatland weather sirens. Residents are asked to disregard the alerting sirens during the test.
VFW student award
NEWTON FALLS -- The 15th annual National Outstanding Young Volunteer of the Year award for pupils ages 12-15 is being offered by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Pupils who have provided outstanding volunteer service to their community from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2005, are eligible. Applicants do not have to be family of a VFW or auxiliary member, but pupils must be sponsored by an auxiliary in their area. Pupils compete on the local, district, state and national levels. Deadline for local competition is Feb. 3. Interested applicants should contact Wanda Thompson, youth chairman for Ladies Auxiliary VFW 3332, at (330) 872-5099.
Memorial service
WARREN -- McFarland & amp; Son Funeral Home, 271 N. Park Ave., is inviting the public to a holiday memorial service at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The service will offer support to those dealing with the recent loss of a loved one. Light refreshments will be served. For details, call (330) 393-9621.

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