Wednesday May 15
Friends tell of overdose
Friends of drug overdose victim Christine M. Sheesley told a jury Tuesday that she was eager to shoot up heroin on her 17th birthday and even used $50 of her birthday money to buy the drugs that killed her.
Wednesday May 15
James D. Maderitz 1931-2013
James D. Maderitz, 81, passed away Monday evening, May 13, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown surrounded by his loving family.
Tue May 14, 2013
Trial begins in overdose death
Jurors seated Monday in a manslaughter trial will have to hear testimony from two friends of a Girard teen who died last year of a heroin overdose before determining the role of a Youngstown man charged with the female's death.
Sat May 11, 2013
Special Olympics held at Girard stadium
Gloomy weather couldn't keep smiles off the faces of Special Olympic athletes Saturday morning as they competed in this year's state qualifying event.
Fri May 10, 2013
Ride to honor memory of cyclists
RIDE HELD TO HONOR MEMORIES: A Ride of Silence will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday starting and ending at Warren G. Harding High School.
Suspect turns down deal
A 28-year-old Youngstown man whose eight-count indictment links him to the drug overdose death of a 17-year-old Girard High School student turned down a plea deal offer Thursday, setting the stage for a trial to begin Monday.
Thu May 02, 2013
Special Olympics set for May 11
SPECIAL OLYMPICS TO HOST LOCAL EVENT: A Special Olympics competition will be held at 10 a.m. May 11 at Arrowhead Stadium in Girard.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Niles to get spring cleanup
GROUP SETS CLEANUP: The Niles Avenue and Main will hold a cleanup of the city's downtown area including Robbins Avenue and Main Street starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
New enrollment figures released by OHSAA
The new Ohio High School Athletic Association projected enrollments were released over the weekend, giving high schools an idea if they would stay or jump to a new division in any respective sport.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Diana L. Davis-Simeone 1958-2013
Diana was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, had worked at Towne Centre Beverage as a manager for several years and was a homemaker.