The Update | Candy, Ice Cream Store Opens; Youngstown’s Ed O’Neill to Reprise ‘Married’ Role

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Shelby’s Sugar Shop, the newest store in Southern Park Mall, will have a grand opening celebration on Saturday.

The shop features premium chocolates, assorted candy, specialty sodas and gifts. Guests can also enjoy more than 20 different flavors of ice cream and have the choice of a cone or build-your-own bowl.

Shelby’s Sugar Shop also specializes in affogato – a scoop of ice-cream topped with a shot of espresso.

It is located in Center Court across from Youngstown Clothing Company.

“Southern Park is always looking to offer new options and experiences to keep the guests’ visit fresh and exciting,” said Brian Gabbert, general manager of the mall.

At Saturday’s grand opening celebration, which will run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., guests will receive 25% off all ice cream and coffee products and spin the prize wheel for an instant win. There will also be chocolate and candy giveaways.

‘Married… With Children’ to Become an Animated Series

LOS ANGELES – “Married… With Children” will be reborn as an animated show with the original series’ main cast members – including Youngstown native Ed O’Neill – returning to voice their characters.

According to, O’Neill, who played Al Bundy, the long-suffering man of the house; along with Katey Sagal, Christina Applegate, and David Faustino will reprise their roles as the Bundy family.

The series has not yet found a home at a network or streaming service, according to Variety, but several outlets have reportedly expressed interest in acquiring it.

Alex Carter, a co-executive producer on “Family Guy,” is writing the animated version “Married…” and will serve as executive producer and showrunner. Sony Pictures Television is the studio making the series.

“Married…With Children” ran for 11 seasons between 1987 and 1997 on the then-new Fox network. The raunchy show became a hit and helped establish the network. It has remained popular in both syndication and home media.

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