Coroner identifies victims of two fatal shootings in Youngstown

Authorities have released the names of two men killed in recent Youngstown shootings. The Mahoning County Coroner’s office on Wednesday identified the victim of Tuesday morning’s shooting outside the SAVO bar as 30-year-old Abdul Muhammad. A 26-year-old man was also wounded in the bar parking lot along South Avenue. Back...
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Marshals name Valley's most wanted

The five most wanted men in the Valley include two murder suspects. The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force on Wednesday released a list of the Youngstown area’s five most wanted fugitives. U.S. Marshals are asking the public to help them find the suspects who they say should be considered...
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Campbell mom found passed out in car with toddlers

A woman faces child endangering charges after police say they found her passed out in her car with her two toddlers at a Campbell intersection. Officers were called to Sixth Street and Penhale Avenue Sunday morning where they say they found 25-year-old Lynsey Opatken slumped over the steering wheel of her car.
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Car hits pole in Masury, driver arrested

Police arrested the driver of a car that slammed into a pole and rolled over in Brookfield early Wednesday. A neighbor told dispatchers that they saw the car hit the pole along Standard Avenue just after 4 a.m. Police found the car on its roof and the driver sitting on...

Doughboy’s Owners Find Opportunity in Pizza

WARREN, Ohio — After six months of preparation, Doughboy’s Pizza and Gyros co-owners Roger Morgan and Steve Haitzialexiou were excited to spread the news of their grand opening Tuesday. Morgan and Haitzialexiou – natives of Howland and Warren, respectively – used to work together running fair concession trailers. However as...
New Castle, PANew Castle News

Dewey neighbors, family gather for prayer

More than 40 friends, neighbors and family members gathered in front of the duplex of 1017/1019 Dewey Ave. to remember the lives of Margaret Kahrer and Johnny Micco, and to celebrate the survival of Kevin Ross. This was the second prayer vigil at the house where tragedy struck May 12,...

Two hurt after Youngstown home catches fire

Two people were hurt in a Youngstown fire Wednesday afternoon. The flames broke out just before noon at the home on Nelson Avenue near Jacobs Road. Officials say they found a heavy amount of flames on arrival. The family inside was able to escape the fire before officials arrived. According...
Franklin, PATimes News

Quick response saves garage, cars in Franklin

A quick response by Franklin Township firefighters not only saved a garage but two vehicles housed within. Shortly before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, a call went out for a working garage fire at 273 Skyline Drive. Within minutes, the fire was located and contained. A pickup and a car were in the wood frame structure at the time but were saved without noticeable damage. The garage is only a couple of feet from the home. Responding were the Franklin Township and Parryville fire companies. The Franklin Township fire police maintained traffic control at the scene. COPYRIGHT LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS.
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The Dorals kick off free concert series in New Castle

NEW CASTLE — The 2021 Summer Concerts Live! season in New Castle kicks off this Friday at 6 p.m. with hometown band The Dorals. The Dorals will perform music from the Baby Boomer generation and beyond. Members are Jim Lombardo, Dave Audia, Jack Marshall, Mark Dombeck, Steve Dombeck and Rob Verone, plus sound engineer Patrick Benicase.

Board to consider 'separation' for superintendent charged in Cortland

Board of education members in a western Ohio school district are having their lawyers consider separation proposals for a newly appointed superintendent after Cortland Police charged him with three counts of unlawful restraint. The announcement was made after an executive, closed-door session held during Tuesday night’s Tiffin City school board...
New Castle, PANew Castle News

Kanan to visit county for annual martial arts tournament

When it came time to pay tribute to one of his mentors, Sean Kanan was happy to help. Kanan, a New Castle native and a star of Karate Kid III, will be on hand Friday through Sunday for a martial arts weekend celebration in the city. The main event takes place Saturday with the 3rd Annual William B. Stoner Memorial Championships at the Scottish Rite Cathedral.

Cortland Banks will become Farmer's branches under merger

Two of the Valley’s most iconic names in banking, and longtime competitors, are now joining forces in a $124 million merger deal. The parent companies of Farmers National Bank of Canfield and Cortland Savings and Bank on Wednesday announced the merger plans which are expected to be completed near the end of this year.
Crawford County, PAMeadville Tribune

Green is this week's 'Most Wanted'

Here's this week's "Most Wanted" from the Crawford County Sheriff's Office. Wanted for: Failing to appear for sentencing on felony drug charges. If you have any information, call (814) 333-7411, extension 5963. Callers may remain anonymous.

BREAKING: Farmers National Bank to Acquire Cortland Bank

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bank and Cortland Bank have entered into a merger agreement, a deal that’s expected to close in the fourth quarter. The combined entity will have about $4.1 billion in assets and 48 locations. All Cortland Bank branches will become Farmers National Bank sites. At the...