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Youngstown Handel's re-opens after temporarily closing

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The original Handel's location on Youngstown's south side has officially re-opened after closing amid safety concerns. 

The ice cream shop temporarily closed the location after an armed robbery there in July.

Handel's said the incident left them shocked, horrified and emotionally drained.

The Handel's Neighborhood Association President says that hopefully, the improvements made around the business will help increase safety. 

"They put in more lighting, it's going to be very well lit. We cleaned up the area behind the fence. Hopefully eliminated a lot of hiding spaces if people were going to hide out back there," says David Starr, the Handel's Neighboorhood Association President.

On Monday, they opened their doors at 11 a.m. and will be opened until 10 p.m.

The store manager there says they are excited and expect a crazy but fun day. 

On the last check, the suspects are still at large.

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