Tue., 8:46am: Valley communities plan National Night Out

Hubbard, Austintown and Youngstown will participate in National Night Out tonight.

The anti-crime effort started in 1984 and events are held across the country to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness.

In Hubbard, city police will play against township police in softball in Harding Park at 3 p.m., then join forces to play against the high school team. A car show is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In Austintown, the police and fire departments will participate in a car show from 5 to 8 p.m. in the park on Kirk Road.

In Youngstown, a parade and picnic will be held at Wick Park.