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Hummel gift shop closes doors for good

Saturday marked the end of an era in New Springfield. After 40 years in business, the owners of the Hummel Gift Shop on Garfield Road closed its doors and retired. …
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Call-in gives offenders a second chance

The Community Initiative to Reduce Violence (CIRV) brought in about a dozen young men who have served time in jail or been involved with gang activity for their Call-In program Saturday at the Youngstown Municipal Court. …
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Charity dogs treated to park day

A group of dogs from a local shelter enjoyed a day of rest and relaxation, thanks to the help of some area high school students. …
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PennDOT fee increases coming

Pennsylvanians will soon be paying higher fees for a host of motor vehicle and driver services from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.…
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Meth lab uncovered in Lisbon

While methamphetamine labs have been busted across the Valley over the past several weeks, Lisbon can now be added to the communities hit by what seems to be a growing problem. …
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Museum celebrates Pi Day

The event marked Albert Einstein's birthday and 3.14, which makes up the number known as Pi…
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St. Patty’s Day festivities start early

Area law enforcement agencies said they are planning to increase patrols all weekend and the Mahoning County OVI Task Force will hold a checkpoint on Saturday, as well as conduct saturation patrols.…
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Mahoning County judge resigns

Mahoning County Probate Court Judge Mark Belinky resigned Friday evening amid a probe of his dealings by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations, the FBI and the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office.…
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5 dogs seized from Youngstown home

Humane agents responded to 1018 Gray Ave. about 4:30 p.m. after receiving a tip from someone concerned about the dogs' welfare.…
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Parents need to keep up with app trends

One of the latest trends is called Snapchat, an app that allows users to send pictures that, in theory, disappear after a few seconds. …
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Former corrections officer arrested for taser threat

Niles Police arrested former Trumbull County police officer Jeffrey McFalls Thursday after he allegedly threatened a paper delivery girl and her step-father with a taser aroun 5 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to a police report.…
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Call from pharmacy leads to drug arrests

Boardman Police arrested four people from Ellwood City, Pa., early Friday morning on charges of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs after a call from a local pharmacy alerted officials to their presence.…