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Please note, our last day of publication was Saturday, August 31, 2019.

Teen boys charged with South Side burglary

Teen boys charged with South Side burglary

Winter Solstice Walk canceled at Ford Nature Center

Youngstown Tuesday’s Winter Solstice Walk at Ford Nature Center is cancelled. The event, which

3 vie for vacant Youngstown 4th Ward council seat

3 vie for vacant Youngstown 4th Ward council seat

Warrant issued for suspect in South Side shooting

Warrant issued for suspect in South Side shooting

Eclipse hours away

Since the eclipse coincides with winter solstice, the moon will appear high in the sky, the AP reports.

Penn Power working to fix outage in Enon Valley, Pa. area

Penn Power working to fix outage in Enon Valley, Pa., area

Youth in bat assault case released from custody

WARREN Jovan Daniel, 15, one of three youths charged in connection with a videotaped baseball-bat

Gunfire follows attempted marijuana purchase

YOUNGSTOWN The attempted purchase of marijuana on the South Side lands one man in the hospital

Youngstown’s next 4th Ward council member to be chosen

The next Youngstown City Council’s 4th Ward member will be selected Tuesday from among three


Holly Stevens | Steven Kongmuang

YOUNGSTOWN The wedding of Holly Stevens and Steven Kongmuang, both of Chicago, took place at 2

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Colleen Vadia | Rhys Harter

DAWSONVILLE, GA. Rhys Caldwell Harter and Colleen Marie Vadia exchanged wedding vows at 6 p.m.

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Lindsay McMath | Nicholas Campbell

BERLIN CENTER Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic was the honeymoon destination of Nicholas Ward

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Jessica Greene | Glenn Gault

HUBBARD Glenn Arlie Gault and his bride, the former Jessica Dyan Greene honeymooned on the

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HELOISE: Vinegar cleans shower heads

Dear Readers: There is an inexpensive and easy way to clean shower heads using one of my favorite

ANNIE’S MAILBOX: Sister’s mental illness is tough

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar Dear Annie: My 30-year-old sister is mentally ill and lives with

Online, on course: Austintown district’s new program gives students an alternative

School wasn’t moving fast enough for Nate Masterson. The Fitch High School sophomore enrolled in the new alternative-school program so he could learn at his own pace.

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Church members portray birth of Christ

About 100 visitors came and went during a live Nativity display Sunday afternoon in front of St. Joseph and Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Austintown.

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Valley schoolchildren learn diversity this holiday season

The Christmas stockings decorating Kathy Wetzl’s third-grade classroom saw a rare juxtaposition last week as students learned about Hanukkah.

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Rescue Mission’s decor conveys sense of hope

The intricately decorated Christmas tree, fireplace and counters in the lobby are meant to welcome clients and visitors to the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley.

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Trumbull to receive funding for drug treatment

The Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board will receive $118,166 in new funding.

Buckeyes impressed by Arkansas quarterback Mallett

The more Jermale Hines watches video of Arkansas and its quarterback Ryan Mallett, the more the safety likes what he sees as Ohio State prepares its opponent in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 4.

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Loss of loved ones can make holidays difficult

By LINDA M. LINONIS niles For some, Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas,” is

Browns look awful in loss to Bengals

Asked to explain the Browns’ inconsistent play against the NFL dregs, rookie quarterback Colt McCoy said: “I’m new to this, too. I’ve never been in this position.”

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MIXED RESULTS: Steelers lose but clinch playoffs

Mark Sanchez promised his Jets teammates he wasn’t losing this one.

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Menu includes helping needy

Cafeteria workers at Austintown Middle School don’t want to exchange gifts anymore — but not because they don’t like one another.

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Former player meets family of girl killed by hockey puck

The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS An endless stream of faces passed by Jody Naudascher at her

Salvation Army hopes for more jingle in the kettles

By SEAN BARRON YOUNGSTOWN When you’re out and about this week and pass a

UConn drops OSU for 88th straight win

The national spotlight that the Ohio State women’s basketball team craved turned into a trip to the sun on Sunday in Madison Square Garden.

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Bernard Hopkins fights to draw with Pascal

Bernard Hopkins missed a chance to become the oldest boxer to hold a major world title, fighting to a majority draw with Canadian Jean Pascal on Saturday night.

Agenda Tuesday

Poland Township trustees, 5 p.m. at 3339 Dobbins Road, Poland.

Pakistan poses challenge for US

Opinion: ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Will Pakistani assistance to Afghan militants doom America’s efforts in

Premise of No Labels is fantasy

Opinion: WASHINGTON As the new political group No Labels convened in Manhattan, a judge was issuing a

BUSINESS DIGEST: Ford minivan has hands-free liftgate

Ford minivan has hands-free liftgate WAYNE, Mich. Ford Motor Co.’s new C-Max small minivan will

Judging is a balancing act

Opinion: WASHINGTON I’m hoping for the moment when a federal judge picked by a Democratic president strikes

Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .62, 22.21 —.19 Avalon

New Asian carp study could delay action until it’s too late

Editorial: On its face, President Barack Obama’s 2011 battle plan to keep the Asian carp from invading the

Hashish regains hold in Afghanistan

Opinion: By Abdul Latif Sahak Institute for War & Peace Reporting MARAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan A smile

Video game review: 'Disney Epic Mickey"

Grade: B Details: for the Wii; $49.99 Oswald the Lucky Rabbit has the

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McConnell to vote no on treaty

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Senate’s Republican leader said Sunday he would oppose a

NEWSMAKERS: Snow in Paris cancels Lady Gaga concert

PARIS Lady Gaga iSnow in Paris cancels; ‘Tron: Legacy’ at No. 1 with $43.6M debut

Royals trade former Cy Young winner Greinke to Milwaukee

Associated Press MILWAUKEE The Milwaukee Brewers are going all in for 2011, acquiring former Cy

U.S. Marshals Most Wanted

U.S. Marshals Most Wanted The U.S. Marshals Service in Northern Ohio is asking the public to help

Coens show grit in remaking film

By DAVID GERMAIN AP Movie Writer LOS ANGELES If there were a Hollywood Remakes 101 college

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bereavement ministry Healing through ritual

The Bereavement Ministry at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 381 Robbins Ave., Niles, addressed loss

FEC filings: $19M spent on W.Va.’s US Senate race

Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. U.S. Sen Joe Manchin and Republican John Raese reported

ODDLY ENOUGH: Shot-up car prop causes scare in Philly

Shot-up car prop causes scare in Philly; Contractor to replace misspelled road signs

Neil Diamond goes back to basics with covers CD

By NATALIE ROTMAN Associated Press LOS ANGELES Neil Diamond recorded his latest album,

Census count could complicate 2012 Obama bid

Associated Press WASHINGTON The 2010 census report coming out Tuesday will include a boatload

American tourist stabbed to death in Israeli forest

Associated Press JERUSALEM Israeli police discovered the body of an American woman, hands bound

Plans for Corbett appear low-key

In the modern history of gubernatorial inaugurations in Pennsylvania, Mark Schweiker set a standard for low-key that even fiscally conservative Gov.-elect Tom Corbett is certain to exceed.

Arenas eager to start over with Orlando

Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. Gilbert Arenas was so eager to leave Washington he didn’t even

Troy routs Ohio in New Orleans Bowl

Corey Robinson punctuated a formidable freshman season by helping Troy rewrite the New Orleans Bowl record books.

Gawker hacking points up password weakness

The fallout from a hacking attack on Gawker Media Inc. a week ago underscores a basic security risk of living more of our lives online.

AREA NEWS DIGEST: Lodge election

Lodge election; YWCA program; Project for kids

As owners cut costs, jobs lose

Opinion: As owners cut costs, jobs lose Much is being said today about jobs or rather lack of jobs. There

NATIONAL AND WORLD NEWS DIGEST: Pipeline blast ruins Mexican city; 27 die

Pipeline blast ruins Mexican city; 27 die; Residents ordered to take shelter; Opposition leaders arrested in Belarus; Heavy rain raises fears of mudslides

Lost opportunity for Congress to improve mine safety

Opinion: Lost opportunity for Congress to improve mine safety Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette: When Republicans

Jobless relieved benefits were extended

Associated Press CLEVELAND Kimberly Smith holds up the piece of paper that is the only thing

Years Ago

Today is Monday, Dec. 20, the 354th day of 2010. There are 11 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Polar Bear Jump; Fire destroys house; Bomb threat

Full lunar eclipse comes tonight

Associated Press LOS ANGELES ’Twill be nights before Christmas and high overhead, the moon will


BIRTHS St. Joseph’s Family Birthplace Rhonda Alonzo, Warren, girl, Dec. 17. Jacquelyn Brady

Trumbull County court filings

TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Jacob S. Griner, 21, of 440 Indiana Ave., Niles, and

Shoppers crowd malls in holiday countdown

Shoppers came out in droves on the last weekend before Christmas, tackling their gift lists and driving traffic up at malls across the country.

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The top 5 concert tours, ranked by average box- office gross per city. Includes the average ticket

The top 5 concert tours, ranked by average box- office gross per city. Includes the average ticket

Attorney is charged in death of hunter

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA A lawyer once cited for shooting a pheasant hunter reported

New bridge set to span Ohio river

Associated Press COVINGTON, Ky. Plans for a $2.3 billion new bridge over the Ohio River between


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