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Polling Places Moved From Schools Over Safety Concerns

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A handful of polling places are being moved out of Youngstown-area schools in northeast Ohio for the May primary over concern for student safety. The Mahoning County Board of Elections announced this week it’s moving polling locations from six...

Jays Rally To Beat Indians 8-4, End Cleveland’s Streak

CLEVELAND (AP) — Teoscar Hernandez thought for a moment Andrew Miller had struck him out. Then he struck back. Hernandez made the most of his season debut — and a close call against Miller that went his way — by driving in the go-ahead run with a single in the seventh inning as...

Palestinian killed, 223 wounded by Israeli fire

By FARES AKRAM and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Thousands of Palestinians, some burning Israeli flags and torching tires, staged a mass protest on Gaza’s sealed border with Israel for a third consecutive Friday, as part of a pressure campaign to...

Church and Religious Events

’80 Fingers of Praise’ Eight piano players will sit down at four pianos at 7:30 p.m. April 21 in the sanctuary of St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church to present the free concert “80 Fingers of Praise.” The concert will feature ragtime, classical,...

Food pantry today in Vanlue

VANLUE — Three Methodist churches will join together to host a mobile food pantry in coordination with CHOPIN Hall and the West Ohio Food Bank today at the Vanlue Park, located at the corner of John Street and Ohio 330 in Vanlue. Distribution will begin at approximately...

Saturday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-noon; circuit boost, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Nagashi Do, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Young at Heart, 5-9 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s...

Margarita Macias

FOSTORIA — Margarita “Marge” Macias, 88, of Fostoria, died Friday at Springfield Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hoening and Son Funeral Home, Fostoria.

William Westrick

OTTAWA — William A. “Bill” Westrick, 64, of Ottawa died Friday at his residence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa, the Rev. Matt Jozefiak officiating. Burial will be in the parish...

Charlene A. Troiano

CAREY — Charlene A. Troiano, 83, of Carey, died Friday, April 13, 2018 at 3:40 a.m. at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on August 9, 1934 in Seneca County, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Grace (Attlen) Phillips. On June 21, 1952, she...

Leon R. McDowell

McCOMB — Leon R. McDowell, 78, of McComb, Ohio passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, Ohio surrounded by his loving family. Leon was born to the late Marlowe and Lorena (Tussing) McDowell. He married the love of his life Connie Thomas...