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High School Basketball Scores

Friday's boys high school basketball scores


Cedars Lounge to close; new building owner is forcing the issue

Cedars Lounge, the legendary rock’n’roll bar with a reputation that extends beyond the region, is being forced out of the location where it’s been for 37 years.


Man in 30s bought 2nd winning Powerball ticket

Man in 30s bought 2nd winning Powerball ticket PHOENIX (AP) — Lottery officials announced today


Trumbull bird count will be Dec. 16

Trumbull bird count will be Dec. 16 WARREN Trumbull County’s Christmas bird count will be Dec


Safety, security affirmed at Ohio private prison

Safety, security affirmed at Ohio private prison


Mercer Co. HIstorical Society program on Civil War is Tuesday

Mercer Co. Historical Society program on Civil War is Tuesday


Pearl Harbor dead remembered on 71st anniversary

Pearl Harbor dead remembered on 71st anniversary


Spaghetti-dinner fundraiser Sunday in Rockford Village

Spaghetti-dinner fundraiser Sunday in Rockford Village


Ohio officers' actions cleared in suspect shooting

Ohio officers' actions cleared in suspect shooting


Pa. teen testifies in parents' incest abuse trial

Pa. teen testifies in parents' incest abuse trial


US Supreme Court will hear gay marriage cases

US Supreme Court will hear gay marriage cases


Pa. man pleads to killing wife, girls gets life

Pa. man pleads to killing wife, girls gets life


US Sen. Sherrod Brown has tickets for Obama's second inauguration

US Sen. Sherrod Brown has tickets for Obama's second inauguration


Uproar follows video lampooning of Pa. capital's debt

Uproar follows video lampooning of Pa. capital's debt


Guy's BBQ joins Project Feed our Valley

Guy's BBQ joins Project Feed our Valley


World markets rise after positive US jobs figures

World markets rise after positive US jobs figures


OSHP probes threatening letters to Ohio GOP lawmakers

OSHP probes threatening letters to Ohio GOP lawmakers


MYCAP offering beginners computer classes

MYCAP offering beginners computer classes


City woman faces two years' probation

Tracey Lane woman was one of four adult and two juvenile females accused of breaking into a home and


Apple's softer side emerges under CEO Cook

Apple's softer side emerges under CEO Cook


Mich. legislators defy unions, OK right-to-work

Mich. legislators defy unions, OK right-to-work


Bus driver not guilty of manslaughter in NY crash

Bus driver not guilty of manslaughter in NY crash


Ex-cop denies being drunk in Pa. crash that killed 2

Ex-cop denies being drunk in Pa. crash that killed 2


Will the NFL eliminate kickoffs?

Will the NFL eliminate kickoffs?


Hospital: Nurse involved in Kate hoax call dies

Hospital: Nurse involved in Kate hoax call dies


No surprise, no progress in fiscal cliff talks

No surprise, no progress in fiscal cliff talks


Judge denies change of venue in Pa. cop-killing case

Judge denies change of venue in Pa. cop-killing case


Ohio salvage industry: Bill could cost jobs

Ohio salvage industry: Bill could cost jobs


Details revealed in Ohio man's Taser-related death

Details revealed in Ohio man's Taser-related death


YSU receives $500,000 gift from Farmers National

YSU receives $500,000 gift from Farmers National Staff report Youngstown Youngstown State


Higher rates or fewer tax breaks — what's worse?

Higher rates or fewer tax breaks — what's worse?


US economy adds 146K jobs, unemployment rate falls to 7.7 pct.

US economy adds 146K jobs, unemployment rate falls to 7.7 pct.


Ohio air base seeks to eliminate obscene material

Ohio air base seeks to eliminate obscene material


Ohiio Supreme Court rejects business tax on fuel sales

Ohio Supreme Court rejects business tax of fuel sales


Ohio appeals judgment clearing Ohio man's name

Ohio appeals judgment clearing Ohio man's name


Ohio teacher charged with possessing child porn

Ohio teacher charged with possessing child porn


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS NARFE Chapter 14 will have a Christmas luncheon and meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday at


Cortland library has new phone number

Cortland library has new phone number CORTLAND The Cortland Branch of the Warren-Trumbull County


YSU to receive gift from Farmers bank for sports field

Youngstown State University will today announce a major gift from Farmers National Bank to help in the construction of the new sports complex along Fifth Avenue across from Stambaugh Stadium.


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Gruesome Pearl Harbor memories etched in Valley survivor's mind

.Jim Szabo, retired Navy veteran and Youngstown State University ROTC official said Pearl Harbor should have better prepared us for the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. "We failed to learn from our mistake," he said, noting that both events drew us into war.

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Penguin men roll past Geneva

Penguin freshman Bobby Hain’s double-double led YSU to a 43-point rout of the Golden Tornadoes.

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Jackson could get life for YSU frat house shooting

The mother of Jamail Johnson, who was killed at the North Side house party, said her son gave his life protecting others that night and she wants his killer to get the maximum penalty.


Phantoms' unusual break ends in Iowa

Youngstown's USHL team has three hockey games this weekend after none last week.


Matthew Peaslee | Here’s Johnny: Manziel will win Heisman

The only Heisman Trophy vote I get is on an ESPN.com poll.


5-year-old Salem shooting victim was home sick from school

The boy awakened from a medically induced coma Thursday, the sheriff said.


Ursuline grad Turnage busy at Waynesburg

The Waynesburg University senior and 2009 graduate of Ursuline High is a business management major, minoring in marketing finance.

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Most companies receiving Youngstown tax abatements met goals

The committee overseeing the incentives agreed to continue to work with those companies to find ways to increase the number of people hired.


Ward's shoulder injury postpones Pavlik bout

A shoulder injury suffered by super middleweight champion Andre Ward has forced him to postpone next month's bout with Kelly Pavlik.


Frost III to succeed father as Austintown fire chief

Township Trustee David Ditzler said it was trustees' intent move Frost into the post permanently. “He is absolutely the most qualified to do the job,” Ditzler said.


Poland defenders hound LaBrae

The Bulldogs are off to a 4-0 start


Train victim in Columbiana Co. identified

Authorities still don't know why Todd Beabout was lying on the railroad tracks.


Mahoning County 2013 budget nudges past $50M

The sheriff's budget, right now, will not allow for hiring additional deputies and fully reopening the main jail.


Mill closing, shootout don’t affect Warren budget

The loss of taxes from RG Steel is expected to be offset by higher tax revenue from other companies.


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Friends ease 'Redd's' worries

Kendra “Redd” Campbell cries while being hugged by one of her classmates, Anna Williams of Orange, Va., at Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture in Boardman. Her classmates and others paid the layaway balance for her children’s Christmas presents. Campbell was a student at the school until she was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancers, but hopes to return to school next year.

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Middle school choirs draw big crowd

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Canfield Village Middle School’s fifth- and sixth-grade

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Pee Wee Phantoms help Team Canada capture Nations Cup

The Youngstown Phantoms Peewee AA team was invited to represent Team Canada in the Nations Cup

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Cross country team honors athletes

The Canfield cross country team held a banquet Nov. 6 to celebrate a successful season and honor its

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Wrestlers start season with tourney title

The Canfield varsity wrestling team kicked off its 2012-13 season Dec. 1 at the Cuyahoga Falls

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Canfield hall upgrade bill more than expected

By Ashley Luthern aluthern@vindy.com Improvements at the township hall cost more than


Pee Wee Phantoms help Team Canada

The Youngstown Phantoms Peewee AA team was invited to represent Team Canada in the Nations Cup


Former Poland student and her mother signs books

When Dawn and Kaleigh Maxwell visited Poland Middle School for a book signing Nov. 15, they weren’t

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Police department safety day a success

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com The Canfield Police Department held its first Canfield

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Poland varsity wrestling wins inaugural Wrestling Challenge

The Poland varsity wrestling team opened the season by hosting the Poland Wrestling Challenge, a

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Career center students going green

For 30 days, students in MCCTC Science Instructor Bob Miller’s classes are participating in Project


Canfield Rotary hosts annual Lighting of the Green

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com The Rotary Club of Canfield kicked off the holiday season

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Boardman church hosts live nativity

Christmas means more than shopping, lights and Santa Claus — it’s about the Journey. Disciples


PMS hosts career day

By NATALIE SCOTT nscott@vindy.com Poland Middle School hosted a career day for its students

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Poland Sports Briefs

Poland girls rally to beat South Range Liz Suess scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds to


Ankle and Foot Care Centers launch shoe drive

Podiatric physicians and staff from Ankle and Foot Care Centers are urging the community to help the

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Senior class raises funds through craft show

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Canfield High School Class of 2013 carried on the tradition

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Canfield Community Briefs

Canfield bands perform holiday concerts The Canfield Middle School Band will perform a holiday


Union preschool has Thanksgiving feast

By NATALIE SCOTT nscott@vindy.com Preschool students in Union Elementary School’s program

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Dobbins students learn music from the maestro

By NATALIE SCOTT nscott@vindy.com Over the course of several weeks, Youngstown Symphony

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Boardman church hosts live nativity

Christmas means more than shopping, lights and Santa Claus — it’s about the Journey. Disciples


Boardman Community Briefs

AfterSchool Players to perform The AfterSchool Players will be presenting “The Nutcracker” at the


Pee Wee Phantoms help Team Canada capture Nations Cup

The Youngstown Phantoms Peewee AA team was invited to represent Team Canada in the Nations Cup

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POLICE REPORTS

POLICE REPORTS Nov. 1 Harassment: A Clingan Road man reported having been harassed. Nov. 2


West Boulevard offers sundaes for success

By NATALIE SCOTT nscott@vindy.com West Boulevard Elementary School offered a sweet treat for

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BHS student council hosts blood drive

By NATALIE SCOTT nscott@vindy.com Boardman High School’s student council hosted a blood drive to

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SJIHM students honored for reading

St. Joseph Immaculate Heart of Mary School students participated in the Public Library of Youngstown

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Austintown Community Briefs

Career center hosts holiday open house Students in the Horticulture Program at the Mahoning County


Boardman church hosts live nativity this Saturday

Disciples Christian Church, located at 565 Boardman-Canfield Road in Boardman, will again lead the community on The Journey To Bethlehem, a walk-through drama that recreates the sights and sounds of the village of Bethlehem at the time of Christ’s birth. The live nativity will be presented Dec. 15 from 1-4 p.m. inside and outside the church. Visitors will encounter King Herod, angels, wise men with their camels and shepherds during their search for baby Jesus.


Austintown Police Blotter

Nov. 4 Warrant: Police arrested Eric Ream, 35, of 110 N. Beverly Ave., on a warrant for failure to


Poland Sports Briefs

Vet center hosts holiday open house The staff of Poland Veterinary Centre will host an open house


Boardman Sports Briefs

It’s getting cold outside and the snow will be flying before you know it. That’s the bad news. But


SENIOR SALUTE: BAND EDITION

Quynn Latsko and Zach Shaffer Name: Quynn Latsko and Zach Shaffer Instrument: Latsko: Snare

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Library hosts movers and shakers

By NATALIE SCOTT nscott@vindy.com The Austintown library hosted a special storytime Nov. 27

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Amanda Fryda | Joe Cleghorn

Canfield United Methodist Church was the setting of the 2:30 p.m. June 30 wedding of Amanda Fryda


Seventh Grade

Seventh Grade High honor roll Kevin Rabindra Lauren Burt Mackenzie Goodin Rachel Mowad


Hot dog shop treats Fitch staff to breakfast

Rick’s Hot Dog Shoppe serves more than just dogs and fries. The office staff at Fitch High School

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Janna Reams v Robert Wilson Jr.

Janna Reams of Ashtabula and Robert Wilson Jr. of Canfield exchanged marriage vows before the Rev.


Children host party to honor the Hendersons

Samuel and Peggy M. Henderson of Boardman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 18 at Blue


Austintown Sports Briefs

It’s getting cold outside and the snow will be flying before you know it. That’s the bad news. But


Pee Wee Phantoms help Team Canada capture Nations Cup

The Youngstown Phantoms Peewee AA team was invited to represent Team Canada in the Nations Cup

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AMS raises money for Jimmy V Foundation

By NATALIE SCOTT nscott@vindy.com Austintown Middle School sixth-grade students earned a fun day

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Frank Ohl book fair helps PTA

By NATALIE SCOTT nscott@vindy.com Frank Ohl Intermediate School hosted the first of its

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Jennifer Green v Donald Powell Jr.

Jennifer Green and Donald Powell Jr., both of Boardman, exchanged wedding vows before the Rev.


Sarah Esfahani v Anthony Tringhese

The Sculpture Garden of New Orleans Museum of Art provided the setting for the May 12 marriage of


Manning leads Broncos past Raiders 26-13

The Broncos quarterback threw his 30th touchdown of the season


The case for OTC birth control

Opinion: The case for OTC birth control Seattle Times: Women’s health groups long have advocated for making


newsmakers

newsmakers Snooki, JWOWW will host New Year’s show LOS ANGELES New York’s Times Square is


METRO DIGEST || 2 fires investigated

2 fires investigated YOUNGSTOWN City firefighters are investigating two structure fires, one


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Jasmine Polk and Terrell Young, Youngstown, boy, Dec. 5.


Catholic Charities suggests cyber gifting

Give a Christmas present to help the needy through Catholic Charities Gifting Program

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Amateur boxers to fight for Valley domestic violence victims

Youngstown’s Clement Franklin will be the co-main event boxer when Lights Out Management presents its ”Turn on the Christmas Lights for Area Families and Children,” an amateur holiday boxing show Saturday at St. Lucy’s Palermo Center.


US, Russia join talks on Syria

Associated Press DUBLIN Diplomatic efforts to end Syria’s civil war moved forward Thursday with


MLB’s biggest free agents remain on the market

Josh Hamilton, Zach Greinke are available for big spenders


Man found not guilty of tampering with a body

Another man pleaded guilty in the same case


New research is worth a look

Opinion: New research is worth a look Twice recently (Nov. 1 and 29) The Vindicator has published


Paint shop workers donate toys for children

The Salvation Army will distribute the toys to needy families


Felon Jesse Cooper arrested again

Police say his latest crime was committed while he was free on bond.


basketball College men

basketball College men YSU93 Geneva50 Next: YSU vs. Hiram, Saturday, 7:05 p.m. at the Covelli


METRO DIGEST || Idora Neighborhood Workday Saturday

Idora workday Youngstown The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. is holding an Idora


49ers lineman closing in on record

Aldon Smith is chasing Michael Strahan’s sacks mark


Steelers to start Roethliberger against Chargers

Ben Roethlisberger will return to Pittsburgh’s starting lineup Sunday against San Diego after missing three weeks.


LOTTERY

LOTTERY thursday’s numbers OHIO evening drawings: Pick 31-1-8 Pick 45-3-1-2 Pick


NHL rejects players’ offer to break impasse

The NHLPA made counterproposals on issues the league says have no wiggle room


Math Night brings kids, parents together in Springfield

Fifth-grade math teacher Kim Rutkowski planned the night as a way to get students and parents to interact and solving math problems.

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Man gets 10-year sentence for his role in 2010 murder

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A 26-year-old man who was found guilty for his role in a 2010 city


Former Nazi guard who lived in Sharon, Pa., appeals to board

Former Nazi guard who lived in Sharon, Pa., appeals to board FALLS CHURCH, Va. A former Nazi


City board approves $6.1 million water department project

Mayor appoints a new water commissioner


Gordon is flashing for recharged Browns

The rookie has blossomed into one of Cleveland’s top receivers


Obama has no skin in game

Opinion: An Internet search is inconclusive as to where the phrase “no skin in the game” originated. Some


Marijuana becomes legal in Washington state, but ...

Associated Press SEATTLE People openly lit joints under the Space Needle and on Seattle’s


Threat of Assad using poison gas changes everything

Editorial: The specter of Syrian President Bashar Assad unleashing chemical weapons on rebels gives U.S. and Russian a new reason to cooperate.


oddly enough

oddly enough Austrian bus driver finds, turns in about $500,000 VIENNA Vienna’s transport


Apple to produce line of Macs in US

Associated Press NEW YORK Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company will move production of one of its


Unemployment applications drop

Unemployment applications drop WASHINGTON The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid


BRIDGE

BRIDGE Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH xA 10 8 4 u7 5 4 vA Q 10 wK 10 9 WEST EAST


Birthdays

Birthdays Actor Eli Wallach is 97. Bluegrass singer Bobby Osborne of the Osborne Brothers is 81.


Cake Boss baker brings show to Akron

Buddy Valastro will do a show at Akron Civic Theater


Years Ago

Today is Friday, Dec. 7, the 342nd day of 2012. There are 24 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v “A Christmas Carol,” 7 p.m.: Ebenezer Scrooge again learns his


“VGA TEN” (9 p.m., spike): Samuel Jackson returns to host “VGA Ten,” or, for

“VGA TEN” (9 p.m., spike): Samuel Jackson returns to host “VGA Ten,” or, for the uninitiated, the


Disney’s fantasy expands

Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. DisneyWorld opened its new Fantasyland Thursday, the


‘Playing for Keeps’ plays it too safe

By Roger Moore McClatchy Newspapers The oddly unsatisfying big screen career of Gerard Butler


Dems still stalking Mandel

Opinion: During the recent U.S. Senate race, numerous Ohio Democrats grew to really dislike state Treasurer


Norquist is a hero

Opinion: By William F. SHUGHART II McClatchy-Tribune LOGAN, Utah Grover Norquist has become one of


GOP must disavow Norquist

Opinion: By Rep. LYNN WOOLSEY McClatchy-Tribune WASHINGTON Sometimes, only satire can capture the


Egypt’s Morsi refuses to call off referendum

Associated Press CAIRO An angry Mohammed Morsi refused Thursday to call off a referendum on a


Right-to-work legislation approved

Associated Press LANSING, Mich. Republicans rushed right-to-work legislation through the


Boys High School basketball | Inter Tri-County League Tier Two teams at a glance

COLUMBIANA Conference: Inter-Tri County League Tier Two. 2011-12 record: 2-19. Coach: Jason


Obama tries to rally public support for tax proposals

Associated Press FALLS CHURCH, Va. President Barack Obama, trying to put a personal touch on


Steelers’ steady Suisham enjoying career year

Pittsburgh kicker leads the NFL in field goal percentage


Boardman Police Blotter

Nov. 21 Theft: Two wheels were removed from a vehicle at Preston Hyundai, 7554 Market St.


Gonci aids Eagles

Gonci aids Eagles ashland West Branch graduate Jake Gonci was a part of the undefeated football


Canfield Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants winter sports news It’s getting cold outside and the snow will be flying before


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