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Community members enjoyed dinner at Avion Banquet Center on March 8 for the Boardman School Fund for Educational Excellence’s Reverse Raffle Fundraiser.

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Cardinal Mooney senior golf standouts, Keegan Butler and Hadley Spielvogel, have signed their Letters of Intent to play golf with California University of Pennsylvania and Notre College, respectively.



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Pinwheels for Prevention community event set The 14th annual Pinwheels for Prevention community event is scheduled for April 4 at 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Boardman, located at 7410 South Ave. Pinwheels for Prevention is offered in conjunction with National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month in April. It aims to raise awareness of the importance and need for families and communities to work together to be vigilant and report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect. The event is coordinated by Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley’s Child Advocacy Center and Mahoning County Children Services. The program features keynote speaker Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene, a performance by the Boardman High School jazz ensemble 2 and the awarding of the annual Community Spotlight Award. The Spotlight Award is presented to an individual or organization who has demonstrated continued commitment and community service to Mahoning County children. The event is free, but reservations are required by emailing Andrea Mistovich at or Jennifer Kollar at jennifer.kollar@jfs. The event is funded in part by the Carter and Carole Lewis Family Child Advocacy fund. Also in observation National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month, a pinwheel garden will be planted April 1 in Boardman Park

in front of St. James Meeting Place by students in East High School’s Junior Army ROTC program. Each pinwheel represents an individual adult who advocated on behalf of an abused or neglected child in Mahoning County.

Mafia author to speak on the Jungle Inn Organized crime author, Allan R. May, will discuss the Mahoning Valley mafia March 23 at 10 a.m. at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room for the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society. The program is open to the public. Admission is $6 for non-members and $5 for members. Refreshments will be served and a 50/50 raffle will be take place, to benefit the society’s education mission. Music is by Dolores DePietro. Reservations are required. Walk-ins admitted, based upon seat availability. To make reservations or for more information, contact Richard S. Scarsella, WHMHS chairman, at 330-726-8277.

Evening with the Easter Bunny Boardman Park will present an evening with the Easter Bunny from 5:307:30 p.m. April 10 and 11. Tickets will go on sale at the park office from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, starting March 11. Tickets may also be obtained by calling the park office at 330-726-8105 to pay by credit card, or online at Tickets are $7 for Boardman residents and $9 for non-residents. Children 2 and under are free. The evening includes dinner, arts and crafts and a family photo with the Easter Bunny.


This bright-eyed, beautiful kitty is Elaine. She is a female, grey tabby Domestic Shorthair who is estimated to be 1-year and 11-months-old. She has been at Angels for Animals since May 9, 2018. Are you looking for a new companion and would like more information on Elaine? Call or visit Angels for Animals during regular hours.

Sweet, shy Daffy was living outside when he was rescued. This handsome, short haired harlequin is neutered, litter-box trained, and looking for his furever home. He is at F5RS, a 501c3 no kill rescue and sanctuary. For more information contact us at f5rescue@, www.f5rs. org or on Facebook.

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POLL RESULTS Every week, we’ll provide a question about our Neighbors communities and ask you to weigh in with an answer. And we hope you’ll share an opinion as well. Here are the results to last week’s poll.


AUSTINTOWN Which 2019 live action Disney release are you most excited for? Yes - I have since childhood. 0% Lion King. 66% Dumbo. 0% Yes - But only when I need a Aladdin. 0% I’m not a fan of live action relucky boost. 0% makes. 33%

Do you carry a lucky item? No - I have in the past, but don’t now. 0% No - I don’t believe in luck. 100%



Do you enjoy superhero movies?

Which spring flower do you find most beautiful?

Yes - It’s one of my favorite genres. 0%

No - I’ll watch them, but I would rather watch other things. 0%

Yes - But I like other types of movies more. 100%

No - I’m not at all interested in them. 0%

Tulips. 50%

Daffodils. 0%

Hyacinths. 50%

Other. 0%

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Do you enjoy spring?

Do you consider yourself to be artistic?

No - I don’t dislike it, but it’s not my favorite. No - It’s my least favorite season.

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Yes - I love creating art. Yes - But not in traditional artrelated ways.

No - But I don’t let that stop me from creating. No - I’m creative in other ways.

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Cool tones.

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Project Mayhem concert set for March 22



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Boardman High School will present a one-night-only Project Mayhem concert at 7 p.m. at the Boardman Performing Arts Center on March 22. Tickets are $5.

Paws Town at Boardman Park Enjoy the benefits of the outdoors by joining the Marge Hartman’s Paws Town Dog Park at Boardman Park. The 3.25-acre fenced in dog park has separate fenced in areas for large and small dogs, water fountains, a dog wash station, benches, small shade trees and dog waste bags. One year memberships to Paws Town are available for 2019-20 and will be valid from date of purchase through March 31, 2020. Membership costs for Boardman residents are $40 for one dog and $10 for each additional dog. Non-Boardman resident fees are $65 for one dog and $10 for each additional dog. Membership packets may be picked up at the Boardman park office from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in the outdoor literature boxes at the dog park or online at One day passes are also available for $5. Bring your dog’s shot records on veterinarian letter head, rabies and county tag numbers. Trees may be purchased in honor of or in memory of your dog to be planted in Paws Town. Forms can be picked up at the park office. For more information on Paws Town, call 330-726-8105.

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Community members enjoyed dinner at Avion Banquet Center on March 8 for the Boardman School Fund for Educational Excellence’s Reverse Raffle Fundraiser.

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Boardman Super Intendent Tim Saxton and Principal Mike Zoccoli attended the BSFEE’s annual Reverse Raffle on March 8 at Avion Banquet Center.

Boardman School Fund for Educational Excellence hosts raffle By JESSICA HARKER

T he Boa rd ma n School Fund for Educational Excellence hosted the fourth annual Reverse Raffle fundraiser on March 8 at Avion Banquet Center. President Ed ie Dav idson explained that 175 people attended the event, which hosted a reverse raff le, Chinese auction and a silent auction. “We have been so fortunate to have t he support of t he community when it comes to supporting this fund and our

great cause,” Davidson said. Community members purchased tickets for $50 a piece, which included dinner and drinks. “We had a wonderful dinner provided by Avion,” Davidson said. “It’s just a fun night with delicious food supporting a good cause.” The BSFEE is a component fund of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley. Each year the organization offers grant money to teachers in the Boardman school district to complete unique proj-

ects that fit the curriculum. “This event has allowed us to double the amount that we have in our fund,” Davidson said. “The more money we have in the fund the more we can give back to teachers.” The foundat ion awa rded its f irst g ra nt in 2011, a nd has since been able to award $60,000 to Boardman teachers. In 2019 the fund awarded seven grants, totalling $8,000. Teachers used the money to purchase 3D pens, devices that can translate languages in real time for English as a

second language students, virtual reality goggles and more. “We are so grateful for the creativity of our teachers who are so invested in doing everything they can for their students,” Davidson said. After teachers receive their grant money and incorporate them into their lessons, members of the BSFEE board visit with them to see the projects first hand. “We are so fortunate for our sponsors, a nd t he suppor t from the community that allows us to continue with this great project,” Davidson said.

Area business participates in health expo Advanced Chiropractic & Rehab Inc. announced their participation in the Valley Health & Wellness Expo, for the second consecutive year. The Valley Health & Wellness Expo will take place on March 30 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Covelli Centre in downtown Youngstown. Advanced Chiropractic & Rehab Inc. has locations in Boardman, Hubbard and Kinsman.

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Boardman community members bought tickets for the reverse raffle at the annual Boardman School Fund for Educational Excellence fundraiser March 8 at Avion banquet center.

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More than 100 items were donated to the Boardman School Fund for Educational Excellence’s Chinese Auction on March 8.

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The Ohio Reading Corps is offering free reading tutors for children kindergarten through third grade at the Boardman and Michael Kusalaba libraries. The program, which began the first week of February and lasts for six weeks, is run entirely by volunteers according to ORC Regional Coordinator Sarah Laite. “We focus on t he lower grades because that is where the need is,” Laite said. “If you can catch a struggling student early enough, you can change the whole trajectory of their life.” The program focus’ on students who don’t qualify for special assistance, but still need help with reading skills. “What about those students that are just below level in reading? With no one to help them bridge the gap, they fall further and further behind,” Laite said. “This is where we come in.” She said that the Ohio Reading Corps is an AmeriCorps program, with all volunteers serving with Americorps for at least a year. “We work to fill needs that are not otherwise being met,” Laite said. “Some students do great with whole-classroom instruction, and some students have more complicated needs that are met through other services.” Serving at the library are eight volunteers, with four

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Volunteers are hired through a competitive process, including background checks, and reading tutors receive phonics training. “Additionally, we provide trauma trainings, growth mindset and many others that assist members in supporting the districts we serve,” Laite said. She explained that volunteers spend 30 hours per week volunteering in local schools, and the new library program is in addition to that work. “The goal is to meet individuals where they are at in order to support their success in school and to foster a love of reading,” Laite said. To apply, go to or or contact Laite with any questions at s.laite@


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Volunteers with the Mahoning County Educational Service Center posed at the Veterans Outreach “Ohio Flags of Honor” event at Boardman Park. Many volunteers will spend time volunteering to assist school age children with reading skills at both the Boardman and Michael Kusalaba Libraries.






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Cardinal Mooney High School announces 16th annual “Celebrate Mooney” auction Cardinal Mooney High School has set the date for its 16th annual fundraising auction as April 13. The largest fundraising event of the year will take place at the school, located at 2545 Erie St, Youngstown, between 5:30 and 11 p.m. Cocktails and silent auction to begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. This year’s honorary chairwoman is CMHS teacher, mentor and Cardinals

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Playtime at the library Visit the Boardman library at 10 a.m. on March 20, to read a story and have fun with developmentally appropriate games and activities that you can do with your child to help him or her get ready for kindergarten. Activities will vary at each program. This program is for children ages 2-6.


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Third-grader Matthew Ellison showed off his Valentine’s box on Feb. 14 at Robinwood Elementary’s Valentine’s Day party.

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Boa rd ma n elementa r y schools Parent Teacher Organization hosted the schools annual Valentine’s Day parties on Feb. 14. Students spent the last 45 See VALENTINE’S, Page 7

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Third - students buried their ice cream in chocolate and caramel sauce, as well as different kinds of sprinkles and candy provided by the PTO, on Feb. 14 to celebrate Valentine’s Day.


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Third-graders Yousef Albdlur and Landon Lewis enjoyed ice cream sundaes provided by Boardman’s Parent Teacher Organization on Feb. 14 to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

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minutes of the day eating ice cream sundaes and playing Valentine’s Bingo. “It’s a fun way for the students to get a break and enjoy the holiday,” said third-grade teacher Katie Curtis. Students spent the day collect-

ing valentine’s cards and candy from their classmates. Each student brought in a unique Valentine’s Day card box that they kept their valentines in. The PTO supplied the sundaes and their toppings students at all four public elementary schools. “This is something we have done for a long time, and hope to do every year for the students,” Curtis said.

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Alivia Pusser posed with her unique Valentine’s Day box, shaped like Captain Underpants, for Robinwood Elementary School’s Valentine’s Day celebration on Feb. 14 in Katie Cutis’ third-grade room.

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School with a score of 61-47 on March 7. Despite foul trouble, Derrick Anderson led the Spartans with 16 points and three steals. Che Trevena was the only other Spartan in double figures with 11 points and three steals. Tommy Fryda added seven points and Ethan Andersen put in six points and added five rebounds. Cam Kreps connected on all four free throws and also grabbed five boards. Daeone Martin rounded out the scoring with three points. Boardman ends its season at 20-4, posting 20 wins for the first time since 1974.

Phantoms youth hockey teams sweep championships

Send Neighbors your news If you’re a spring sports coach or the parent of an athlete, we need your help. In order to get teams and players the recognition they deserve, we want to showcase them in our pages. You can email us at You don’t have to be a writer — just send us the information and we’ll put it all together. When emailing pictures, send them as JPEG files as large as possible. Provide caption information and where people are located from left to right, front row to back. Neighbors | Submitted




Canfield Presbyterian Church 140 W. Main St, Canfield Sunday School 8:45 a.m. Worship 10 a.m. Nursery Care Provided Pastor Rev. Larry Bowald

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The Youngstown Phantoms Youth Hockey Association recently announced that two of their teams swept the playoff championships to bring home the titles to the Youngstown area. The Youngstown Phantom’s 14U Minor A team made it a clean sweep this weekend at the Frozen Pond in Valencia, Pa. by capturing the PAHL (Pennsylvania Amateur Hockey League) Playoff Championship with a 1-0 nail biter over the Lawrence County Lightning. Joey Sfara broke a scoreless game at 3:22 of the second period tipping in a deflected slap shot by Bailey Ryan, assisted by Alan Doll. Goalie Victor Willock posted shutouts in both playoff game wins. The team had previously won the regular season finishing undefeated at 17-0-3.


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The Youngstown Phantoms Youth Squirt team 10U Minor A team also swept the Open Division Season End Tournament with a 4-1 final win over the Arctic Foxes from Pittsburgh, playing the championship game at the Covelli Centre on Phantom ice. Playing here allowed these boys to have many of their families and friends watch and experience the excitement with them. Many came out to cheer the team on, including the Bantams who won earlier in the day. The Squirt team was undefeated in their regular season games ending 14-0. Both teams will proudly hang their championship banners at their home ice, the Deep Freeze in Boardman.



Mooney golf standouts sign letters of intent

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Cardinal Mooney senior golf standouts, Keegan Butler and Hadley Spielvogel, have signed their Letters of Intent to play golf with California University of Pennsylvania and Notre College, respectively. Both Butler and Spielvogel were awarded considerable athletic and academic scholarships. A four year Letterman on the CMHS Varsity Golf Team, Butler is an honor student maintaining a 4.019 GPA. He has achieved substantial recognition both locally and nationally for his golfing abilities. He looks to study Golf Management at Cal U of Pa. Spielvogel is also a four year letterman in varsity golf and recipient of numerous golf awards and rankings. She will graduate this spring with 3.8 GPA and will study Biology at Norte Dame College. Pictured, Butler (left) and Spielvogel signed their letters of intent to play college golf.

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Rhonda Monroe, a youth librarian at the Boardman library, read Valentine’s Day themed stories to children gathered at the Night Owl event on Feb. 14.

Library hosts Valentine’s Day event By JESSICA HARKER

The Boardman library hosted its regular Night Owl event to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14. Youth librarian Rhonda Monroe organized the event, intended for students ages 4-5. Monroe read Valentine’s Day themed books for the children and their families gathered. Books included “Foxy in Love” and “The Day it Rained Hearts,” with Monroe proNeighbors | Jessica Harker Children placed pieces of matching hearts toviding props for each. Children gathered at the event played gether on a magnetic board on Feb. 14 at the a matching game with pieces of broken Boardman library’s Night Owl event. hearts. For more upcoming events at the Monroe also taught them the American Boardman library, visit The Public LiSign Language symbol for “I Love you”. Children and their families also create a brary of Youngstown and Mahoning County website at craft left by Monroe.

Accounting Local trade business is seeking a qualified individual with experience in general invoicing, accounts payable, and payroll. Previous experience with QuickBooks is preferred. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with excellent organizational and communication skills. The ability to follow directions, apply logic, and use common sense is essential. Only candidates with a four year degree in Accounting will be considered. For prompt consideration, interested applicants should forward all of the following items: a cover letter, resume, references, and salary history. All of these items must be included in order to be considered for the position. These items should be sent to: Human Resources P.O. Box 9454 Boardman, OH 44513 EOE Drug Free Workplace

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Children played a matching game with pieces of hearts at the Boardman library’s Night Owl event.

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The Village of McDonald is taking resumes for Village Fiscal Officer. A background in accounting is a must. Experience with government funding, a plus. The VFO would be responsible for all financial aspects of the Village such as, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and budgeting, to name a few. Resumes can be submitted to the Mayor at: 451 Ohio Avenue McDonald, OH 44437

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TV Technician Must be willing to work a very flexible schedule involving weekends and various hours during the week with a maximum of 29 hours. Qualified individuals will be operating both on-air and production switching and automation equipment.

CCL Container is North America's Leading manufacturer if recyclable aluminum aerosol cans, aluminum bottles, barrier systems, and other specialty aluminum packaging for global consumer brands in the personal acre, hair care, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, household and Industrial market sectors.

Job duties include overseeing commercial breaks, segmenting syndicated shows, program log and record keeping, coding of newscasts and local shows, and subsequent airing of those shows using Ross Overdrive.

MUST HAVE EXCELLENT MECHANICAL ABILITY AND BE WILLING TO WORK. Must be able to work rotating shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays. Experience preferred in manufacturing environment.

This position requires great communication skills in working with producers and directing talent in the studio and at remote locations. Computer skills, timekeeping, and the ability to organize and multitask are a must. A degree in communications and broadcast experience are a plus. Send resumes to: Chief Engineer

Set-up, adjusts and

- Part-Time -


P.O. Box 689 Yo., OH, 44501-0689 or email: No phone calls, no walk-ins please. WFMJ Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Restaurants/ Food Service Exp. servers/cook. Family friendly bar/grill. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. 330-559-2120


maintains various machines, trimming and bath machines and related equipment. Primary responsibility for production and quality on assigned equipment. Perform preventative and general repairs to equipment involving knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical principles. Must pass mechanical aptitude test, color test, physical and background check. Please send resumes to:

CCL Container

ATTN: Human Resource Manager One Llodio Drive Hermitage, PA 16148

Local Foundry hiring multiple positions:

-General Laborer -Grinder (Clean & grind castings using pneumatic hand tools)

CNC Programmer -Molder Full/Part time with 3yrs.

(Layout patterns & run sand machine)


RENTALS Apartments Unfurnished Basement Townhomes



Large 1-bdrm. apt., ample closet space, balcony/patio, in bldg. laundry, pool & fitness center on site. 1st Full month rent free! Call for details, 330-792-0792 Austintown

LeChateau Apts.

1-Bdrm., 1-bath, lg. closets, central air, select units pet friendly, $550 + electric. Free water & heat. Call today for specials! 330-792-0792 Austintown

Studio Simplicity

Spacious studios, plenty of closet space, kitchen with appliances, fitness center, swimming pool & onsite laundry. 330-792-0792 Boardman

Hitchcock Apts. Studio, 1-Bdrm. and 2-Bdrm. 330-758-6729

Ask for Special! Boardman - Spacious 2 bdrm., behind Boardman Plaza. Heat & water incl., $575/mo.. 330-533-5424 Yo. East - 2-Bdrm. units, newly remodeled kit., close to shopping & bus line. Call 330-746-3758

exp. Apply at: Aztec Manufacturing 4325 Simon Rd. Youngstown, OH 44512 or call 330-783-9747


Houses For Rent

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-Manual Machinist

Berlin Center - 2 bdrm., 2 bath, c/a, attached garage, water & gas incl. $775/mo. 330-207-9982 leave msg.

(Experience with a variety of alloys required. Weld test performed)

(Set up & operation of conventional manual lathes & mills) All positions are full time day shift with benefits after a probation period. Able to work in manufacturing environment wearing protective equipment. Drug Free Workplace with pre-employment & random drug screens. Interested candidates may send resumes by email to: Or call 330-550-4079 between 12:00pm & 4:00pm Monday thru Friday

Houses For Rent


Wanted to Buy



Boardman - NICE $695/mo. 4 bdrm., 2 bath, all appl., 52 Aylesboro, 303 Melrose Easy to buy! NOT for rent. 0 down, good credit (640) By owner, 330-651-5569

Patio Furniture - 4 pc. premium wrought iron, very expensive, excellent, asking $400. Call 267-639-0124

WANTED: Collections of LP’s, 45 rpm Records. Cash paid. Call 330-518-6576

Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary 2003, 883 with 1200 kit, needs a little work, $3500 firm. Call 330-261-3195

Chrysler Town & Country 2002. Rebuilt motor, absolutely turn key for many years, $2100. 330-506-9966


2-Bdrm., 1.5-bath townhomes, spacious closets, finished basement rec rm., pet friendly, washer/dryer hookup, starting at $790 + utilities. Call today! 330-792-0792



REAL ESTATE Houses For Sale BOARDMAN -”0 DOWN” Special Bank Financing Sharp! Newly Remodeled. 52 Aylesboro-303 Melrose, 3/4 bdrm. - 2 bath, $89,900 By owner, 330-651-5569 Yo. South - by owner, 3 Bdrm. house, $6000. Call 330-610-6869

Acreage BRUNER LAND CO., INC. 330-423-9285 ‘Owner Financing Available’ COLUMBIANA CO. Yellow Creek Twp., 75 acres stream, woods, good hunting, $245,900. MAHONING CO. Milton Township., 5 acres, $35,900. Last lot left! Springfield Twp., 8 acres, utilities, $48,900. TRUMBULL CO. Braceville Twp., 93 acres, river frontage, industrial zoning, $214,900. Diehl South Rd. Champion Twp., 43 wooded acres, utilities, $104,900.


STUFF Cemetery Lots Forest Lawn Cemetery Value $750, selling for $400. Call 330-503-1425

Clothing MINK COAT - Beautiful full length, dk. brown, sm./ med. $550. 330-726-4059

Furniture Couch, loveseat & chair, good condition, $600. Can text pictures. 330-540-3913 Want to buy a bike or have one to sell? Try Classified ads for the best results! Call (330) 746-6565.


SALES POSITION AVAILABLE Retail promotional booth sales.


Must have reliable transportation and be able to work weekends. Prior sales experience helpful but not necessary.

Beautiful CONTEMPORARY beveled glass rectangular table, marble base, w/brass accent bar, 6 taupe, parson chairs, like new, 59”x39”, $600. Call 330-726-4059

Medical Equipment Inversion Table - Peter, like new, pd. $399, will sell $200/offer 330-360-7842 Teeter Fit Spine New, you haul it, $300. Call 330-240-1078

Jewelry Diamond vintage ladies dome, 2 1/4 ct. cluster ring with (2) 1/3 ct. rubies, $2950 or best offer. Call 330-533-6774

Lawn/Garden Equipment Mower - 52” X-Mark. Great shape, with vac, 1 owner/ driver, $5900. 330-559-2120 SNOWBLOWER - BRAND NEW CRAFTSMAN 2-stage, elec. start, selfpropelled. Still in box, locally stored for pick up in Boardman, $550. Call Carrie, 312-545-3447 Snowblower - Craftsman 9hp., 28” wide, elec start, excellent, pd. $1000, asking $600. Call 267-639-0124

Musical Instruments

Cats KITTENS & CATS 330-502-5352

Dogs BLOODHOUND AKC, 10 mo., red, male. 330-318-0904. BOSTON TERRIERS - AKC Available Now Call 330-406-6920

GERMAN SHEPHERDS AKC - 330-261-8152 Great Dane Pups - AKC Fawn, shots! Ready for St. Patricks Day! 814-616-0416.

CALL 330.233.3443

Road King Classic - 2009 Many extras. Excellent condition. $8500. 330-692-1437

Automobiles Chevrolet Malibu LS 2012 Very good condition, white ext., tan int., 55,714 mi., Clean CARFAX, $7995.99 + tax & title. 330-720-3008 Chevrolet Malibu - 2010 Great condition, 87,200 mi., $5000/offer. 330-314-6567. Kia Soul+ - 2012, new brakes, nice tires, bluetooth, fresh oil change & completely detailed, 82,000 mi., needs nothing, $6900. Call 330-219-4962.

Huskies, Mal-Shih, ShorkTese, Yorkies, Shih-Chon. 1560 E. Liberty St., Girard, Ohio off Belmont 330-259-1286 Cash or Finance

Pontiac Bonneville - 1994, very clean, 35,000 mi., $5000. Call 330-533-3952.

Free Pets

BRITTAIN Chevrolet. 57 E. Martin St., E. Palestine, OH. Local 1-800-589-7970

NOTICE: Screen respondents carefully when giving away animals. 8000


Dodge Caravan SE - 2003 4 new tires, new battery, $1975. Call 330-540-7424

Toyota Camry 1997. Runs good, needs work, $1200/or trade. 330-707-4527

SUVs Lincoln MKX 2007. white, black int., dbl. moonroof, 167,000 mi., good condition, $6595. Call 330-501-3464

Automobile Parts/Service Rims & Tires - full set, Asante, 22” chrome, brand new, $3500. 330-519-8128.

PIANO - Baby Grand Black, $1500 Call 330-423-5609 PIANO - Upright, Kohler & Campbell, needlepoint bench, like new, $500. 330-759-3396, leave msg. Selling your stuff is as easy as picking up your phone. Call 330-746-6565 today!

General Help



Motorcycles/Mopeds Harley-Davidson Road King 2002. Fuel injected, 18,000 orig. mi., like new condition, $8250. Call or text 330-506-6629

General Help

DOOR-TO-DOOR COMMISSIONED SALES Earn Top Level Commissions Through Your Efforts!

Sales Contractors Needed Throughout Our Distribution Area Sell newspaper subscriptions on behalf of:

Your Classified source! Hundreds of ads weekly... Garage Sales to Auto Sales, Help Wanted to Date Wanted We’ve got you covered!

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Top sales reps are earning per week doing this, you can too. For More information, please call: 330.747.1471 Ext. 1518

Asphalt Paving A+ PAVING - Driveways, parking lots, patching & seal coating. Reasonable rates. Call 330-402-7908

Cement & Masonry A+ MASONRY Brick, Block, Stone & Stucco, Concrete, Basement waterproofing, Steps, Foundations. All work guaranteed, 30 yrs. exp. Fully insured. Small jobs welcome. Call 330-402-7908

Electrical Work A Better Free Estimates New breaker boxes, rewire, lic., insured. 330-758-7074

Handyman Appliances, Electrical, Plumbing, Hot Water Tanks and Furnaces. 330-782-8105/330-788-0449

Hauling ABC Hauling & Moving Anything • Anytime • BBB Accredited. 330-788-0579

Nursing Care


Helping with daily activites or companionship. 15-25 hrs./wk. References avail. Call Marta, 330-755-3436.

Painting Painting, Repairs, Drywall Professional Work Call Marty at 330-406-5791 T&S PAINTING Fully insured, 25 yrs. exp. Free estimates. All jobs big & small. Call 330-360-4092

Plastering & Drywall PLASTERING FREE ESTIMATES 330-746-8521/330-717-1349

Siding SHAWN’S Vinyl Siding Repairs. Don’t Delay, Call Today! 330-746-8158 You have waited long enough. Get your hands on a new house today using the Neighbors Classifieds.

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Happily Ever After Stephanie Muntean | Jeremy Mickler YOUNGSTOWN

The Rev. Jeffrey Mickler heard the exchange of vows between Stephanie Muntean and Jeremy Mickler during a wedding ceremony at 1 p.m. Oct. 6, 2018, at St. Patrick Church in Youngstown. After the newlyweds accepted congratulations at a reception at Stambaugh Auditorium, they honeymooned in Jamaica. They reside in Youngstown. The bride is a daughter of Gary and Dolly Muntean of Poland. The parents of the groom are Mark Mickler of Youngstown and the late Jeanette Mickler. The bride’s gown was designed of fine metallic lace with a strapless bodice and a sweetheart neckline which flowed into an A-lined skirt and chapellength train. A sheer lace jacket with long sleeves and a high neckline accented the dress. A cathedral-length veil of soft tulle completed her ensemble. Jennifer Krawchyk, the bride’s sister, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids, wearing taupe-colored dresses, were Kristin Fox; Jessica Cene; Jennifer Drennen; Gina Vicarel; Chelsea Korda; and Kristin Puch, Stacey Finch and Elyse Kunzer, cousins of the bride. Penelope Pavlak, cousin of the groom, was the flower girl. The groom’s brother, Alex Mickler, held the responsibilities of best man. Gary Muntean Jr., brother of the bride; Ryan Pavlak, cousin of the groom; Nick


Dennis and Paula Sopkovich of Canfield are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Sopkovich, to Andrew Decker, both of Warren, Pa. The prospective groom is a son of Michael and Caryl Decker of Russell, Pa. The wedding ceremony and reception will take place at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Brookside Farm in Louisville. Invitations will be issued for both events. The bride-elect graduated from University of Mount Union with a bachelor’s degree in education. She is a special-education teacher for CattaraugusAllegany Board of Cooperative Educational Services in Olean, N.Y. Mr. Decker graduated from Mount Belcastro, cousin of the groom; Bran- Union with a bachelor’s degree in envidon Moore; Nick Halcomb; Dave De- ronmental science and is a field service Julio; Jacob Saborse; and Michael Geb- representative at SUEZ Water Technolhart were the groomsmen. ogies & Solutions in Warren, Pa. Kyle and Carter Krawchyk, the bride’s nephews, were the ring bearers. Ushers were Dave Krawchyk, brotherin-law of the bride, and Beau Halcomb. A graduate of Youngstown State University with a bachelor’s degree in education, Mrs. Mickler earned a master’s POLAND degree in curriculum and instruction St. Maron Church in Austintown has from Ashland University. She is an Eng- been chosen as the setting for the June lish teacher at Struthers High School. 1 wedding of Victoria Farris of Poland Mr. Mickler graduated with a bach- to Daniel Antonucci of Hubbard, whose elor’s degree in geography from YSU. engagement is being announced by the He is a routing supervisor for MarkWest bride’s parents, John and Laura Farris Energy Partners in Cannonsburg, Pa. of Poland. The prospective groom is a son of Randall and Kathleen Antonucci of Hubbard. The ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m., and an evening reception is planned for Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman. Invitations will be issued for both events. The bride-elect is pursuing a master’s degree in nursing education at Youngstown State University. She is a team lead nurse at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. Mr. Antonucci earned a bachelor’s an engineer at Duquesne Light Co. in degree in engineering from YSU and is Pittsburgh.

Carla Lopez, Michael O’Keefe plan spring rite Ray and Donna Lopez of Poland and Michael and Paula O’Keefe of Cincinnati are announcing the engagement of their children, Carla Lopez and Michael O’Keefe, both of Cincinnati. St. Mary Parish in Cincinnati will be the site of the wedding ceremony April 6. A reception will follow at The Monastery, also in Cincinnati. Invitations will be issued for both events. The bride-elect graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is a sales representative for Varsity Spirit Fashion in Cincinnati. Mr. O’Keefe graduated from Georgetown College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is an accountant at AL. Neyer in Cincinnati.

Jessica Sopkovich, Andrew Decker to marry Aug. 17

Victoria Farris, Daniel Antonucci to exchange vows

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