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

Columbiana crash sends 4 to hospitals

The Lisbon Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash around 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Georgetown Road and state Route 45 in Perry Township.


Crash leaves 80-year-old in critical condition

The Warren Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash at 4 p.m. Thursday on Austintown-Warren Road in Warren Township, a half-mile south of Burnett East Road, which sent one driver to the hospital.


Weathersfield spending down about $50K this year

Weathersfield Township trustees approved a final 2010 budget of $2.503 million Thursday, as the township spent about $50,000 less than in 2009.


YSU men hold off UIC

YSU men hold off UIC.


Poland softball standouts choose colleges

Poland softball standouts choose colleges.


Deputies arrest man for burglary

CANFIELD Police say more charges are pending against a 52-year-old man who has already been


Tressel expects punished players back next season

Tressel expects punished players back next season


Ice not nice to Valley motorists

Ice-covered roads across the area Thursday morning proved to be hazardous for motorists — including


Man who fled cops appears in court

campbell A man who is accused of splitting a police officer’s lip and fleeing after a traffic stop


Mahoning County indictments issued

mahoning county The following were indicted Wednesday by a Mahoning County grand jury: Edward C.


Securing New Year's Eve in Times Square

Securing New Year's Eve in Times Square


O'Donnell: Spending accusations are 'thug' tactics

O'Donnell: Spending accusations are 'thug' tactics


Unemployment benefit applications drop sharply

Unemployment benefit applications drop sharply


Model railroad flea market dates announced

Model railroad flea market dates NILES Youngstown Model Railroad Association will present toy


HELOISE: Ironing out a plastic mess

Dear Heloise: I was trying to iron on a patch to a plastic fabric, but it scorched my iron. I was


ANNIE’S MAILBOX: She’s glad to see her parents divorcing

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar Dear Annie: I am a 17-year-old girl, and my parents are in the


Cardinal Mooney rallies past East

Cardinal Mooney High coach Chris Kohl feels his team can become a real force if they could just find a way to string together four complete quarters of basketball.

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Judge joins hunt, finds barefoot escaped teen

A judge dispensed mercy when he joined a search and found an escaped youth who was wandering shoeless in frigid weather.

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Prosperity denied

Two extra skaters helped Des Moines overcome a 3-0 deficit and send the Phantoms to their sixth straight loss

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Youngstown organizers change approach to New Year’s ball drop

City organizers change approach to New Year’s ball drop

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Promotions add up to draw students to Count Week

An autographed football from the New York Giants’ Mario Manningham might have a lot of value in this football-crazed region.

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Warren Harding wins battle of unbeatens

It was inevitable that the Raiders would remain undefeated but also suffer their first loss of the season in the girls basketball contest Wednesday at Harding High.


Reardon leads Poland

Colin Reardon had a tremendous game for the Poland High boys basketball team, finishing with 29 points and 15 rebounds, to lead the Bulldogs past Austintown Fitch, 60-46, in the Poland Holiday Classic.


Austintown, Boardman team up for radio system

Officials for Austintown and Boardman townships say the joint purchase of a $1.7 million Motorola radio system will be the first of many collaborative efforts.


Wednesday’s other girls basketball games

Cardinal Mooney 62, East Palestine 20 EAST PALESTINE Dina Daltorio and Katrina Larson scored


South Side grocery plan sparks optimism

Fifth Ward Councilman Paul Drennen says he thinks an unidentified supermarket chain is “ready to go” on construction.


Timko, DeFelice lead Westminster to win

Associated Press BLUFFTON Andy Timko (McDonald) scored a career-high 21 points to lead the


2 stuns, 2 dog bites, one split lip

A traffic stop resulted in the confiscation of 1.6 ounces of cocaine and a split lip for one police officer.

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Parks board selects official

Mill Creek MetroParks will see many new changes in 2011 — a new executive director, a retirement and now a new park commissioner.


Man pleads guilty to attempted murder

A man who was convicted of a homicide 10 years ago has pleaded guilty to an attempted murder that occurred earlier this year on a normally quiet residential street in Boardman.

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The Top 10 Newsmakers of the Year

Mahoning County Commissioner John A. McNally IV, County Auditor Michael V. Sciortino, former county treasurer John B. Reardon, Atty. Martin Yavorcik, Cafaro Co. executives Anthony M. Cafaro Sr. and his sister Flora Cafaro, and former Jobs and Family Services Director John Zachariah were indicted in July by a Mahoning County grand jury in a corruption investigation involving the county’s purchase of Oakhill Renaissance Place. The group earned the distinction of No. 1.

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Mahoning approves ’11 budget

Mahoning County Commissioners adopted Wednesday a $50.98 million general fund budget for 2011, a 1.4 percent decrease from the $51.72 million budget adopted for 2010.


‘Must-win’ is Steelers’ tune for Cleveland

A game the Pittsburgh Steelers were hoping would mean nothing now means everything, and they know it.

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OSU’s Pryor in middle of another debate

Quarterback Terrelle Pryor, the face of Ohio State’s football program, has been the talk of the town since the Buckeyes’ last game.

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Mahoning County court filings

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses My Long Son, 39, of 610 Chestnut Lane, Boardman, and Trang Thao Thi Vo, 39, of same.


Browns’ kicker Dawson is set to move on

Like a wayward field-goal attempt sailing wide of the uprights, Phil Dawson’s steady career is about to veer.

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Bobcats beat undermanned Cavs

Associated Press Charlotte, N.C. Stephen Jackson scored 38 points, D.J. Augustin added 28 and


Maryland wins own tourney

Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. Diandra Tchatchouang scored 15 of her 19 points in the first


Estate of Michael Jackson demands show cancellation of show

Associated Press LOS ANGELES Executors of Michael Jackson’s estate demanded Wednesday that the


Crosby’s streak ends in Pens’ loss

The way Sidney Crosby has owned the New York Islanders, no one could have predicted his greatest scoring run would be wrecked by them.


NY, NJ officials feel the heat over snowstorm

Associated Press NEW YORK With many streets still unplowed, New Yorkers are griping that their

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Poll finds baby boomers fear outliving Medicare

Associated Press WASHINGTON The first baby boomers will be old enough to qualify for Medicare


3 suicide bombers used to kill Iraqi cop

Associated Press BAGHDAD Police commander Lt. Col. Shamil al-Jabouri knew al-Qaida wanted him


NEWSMAKERS: Real ‘Sound of Music’ family member dies

Agathe von Trapp, a member of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for “The Sound of Music,” has died.


ODDLY ENOUGH: 2010’s top lie: The one about psychic girlfriend

A Wisconsin man has earned bragging rights as the champion liar of 2010 with this line: “I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met.”


BIRTHS

BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Medical Center Sophia L. Hendrix and Quincey Burgess, Youngstown,


A look back at the concerts that made a mark in 2010

Thanks to visits by acts who were either (A) of great magnitude or (B) this close to blowing up,


Why BP will survive massive gulf oil spill

As the Gulf oil spill gushed out of control, BP’s financial liabilities seemed big enough to sink the company. No more.

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Poland and Boardman police calls

A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships.


CORRECTION

CORRECTION The correct phone number to call for available positions with InfoCision, a teleservice


NIGHTLIFE

American Legion Post 290, 44403 state Route 14, Columbiana; 330-482-9657 Fri: Rock n Roll Heaven,


NFL slaps Favre with $50K fine

Associated Press EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Brett Favre was fined $50,000 by the NFL for failing to


An FCC power grab

Opinion: An FCC power grab Lima News: The Federal Communications Commission, by an expected 3-2 vote,


Stock market heading to best Dec. in 20 years

Stocks finished higher Wednesday as the market continued on pace for its best December in nearly twenty years.

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Snowstorm takes toll on US after-holiday shopping

Associated Press ATLANTA The blizzard that swept through the Northeast on Sunday and Monday


Ohio to limit prescription transfers

Associated Press COLUMBUS A change in Ohio rules will limit the number of times a prescription


Illinois routs Baylor; Maryland wins bowl

Associated Press HOUSTON Mikel Leshoure ran for 184 yards and three touchdowns as Illinois


COMMUNITY THEATER: From ‘Medea’ to ‘Chicago,’ it was a memorable year

As the curtain closes on yet another calendar year, it’s time to look back at some of the more memorable community-theater moments of 2010.


Save us from our devices

Opinion: WASHINGTON Mr. Speaker, please don’t. Go ahead, if you must, and cut taxes. Slash spending.


Special events

Special events The Metropolitan Opera: “Don Carlo” Tinseltown: Wed. 6:30 FIRST-RUN Black


In 2010, movies took back seat to television

And to think the year began with such promise.


Winfrey Network adjusts expectations

Associated Press LOS ANGELES The Oprah Winfrey Network launching Saturday is wary of promising


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “A Tribute to Classic TV Sitcoms,SDRq Temple Hadar Israel, 403 E. Moody Ave.,


King Coal has staying power

Opinion: WASHINGTON Cowlitz County in Washington state is across the Columbia River from Portland, Ore.,


‘Deborah’ show to host ‘speed churching’

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Want to experience what services are like at several of the area’s


WTG

Friday comedy Bruce and Dick, 9 p.m., comedy club at the Metroplex Hotel, Belmont Avenue,


CD RATES

CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.


The year of ELTON JOHN

It still seems kind of amazing that Elton John played in Youngstown this year.


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .62, 22.89 .26 Avalon


A country doing ‘average’ in education, is falling behind

Editorial: In the super-competitive culture in which most Americans are raised — or at least like to think they


Broadway’s year: stellar turns by high-priced stars

By Linda Winer Newsday It may be hard to remember right now, but this was more than the year


Recognize Palestine now

Opinion: By John B. QUIGLEY McClatchy-Tribune COLUMBUS, Ohio The United States could energize the


ATOM Band, Riggins keep the music alive

For veteran bassist Ernest Riggins, performing on New Year’s Eve is just another gig.


WORLD NEWS DIGEST: Kidney donation is parole condition

For 16 years, sisters Jamie and Gladys Scott have shared a life behind bars for their part in an $11 armed robbery. To share freedom, they must also share a kidney.


A biblical solution: forgive all debt

Opinion: A biblical solution: forgive all debt As a taxpayer and a natural born citizen of the once great


Duke win gives Krzyzewski 880th career victory in rout

Associated Press GREENSBORO, N.c. Nolan Smith scored 22 of his season-high 26 points in the


Metro digest || Adults escape fire with 2-year-old

Adults escape fire with 2-year-old SALEM No one was injured in a fire that began at 5:13 a.m.


Belt-tightening the frugal way

By SARAH SKIDMORE AP Food Industry Writer PORTLAND, Ore. If your New Year’s resolutions


Girl Talk’s song collages strike a new sonic chord

Just a lot of winks and nods done in a cool way is what Gregg Gillis does really well under his mash-up project Girl Talk.


Highlights and Lowlights from 2010

More highlights and lowlights from the movies of 2010: Most Overrated Sequel Since “The Dark


No silver bullet for peace

Opinion: By Lawrence J. HAAS McClatchy-Tribune WASHINGTON U.S. recognition of a Palestinian state is


Lots of buzz in El Paso for Notre Dame

It’s no secret Notre Dame will enjoy tremendous crowd support in the Sun Bowl against Miami.


Years Ago

Today is Thursday, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2010. There is one day left in the year.


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