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Son accidentally shoots dad in Boardman

A Boardman man was apparently accidently shot in the upper thigh Saturday night when a handgun discharged while his son was trying to show it to another person and render it safe.

Bring your dogs to Sunday's Turkey Trot

Area residents are invited to bring their leashed dogs and meet at Mill Creek MetroParks’ Ford Nature Center at 11 a.m. Sunday to participate in the MetroMutts Turkey Trot.

2012 Model Train Open House continues Sunday, next 3 weekends

Charlie Wood was 4 when he got his first Lionel model train set in 1939.

SRO crowd sends civil rights leader Rev. Lonnie Simon to final rest

James Locker moved to Youngstown in 1970 after having graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C., but found he didn’t know anyone.

Canfield soccer, volleyball fall in regional finals

Canfield soccer, volleyball fall in regional finals

Blitz - Saturday playoff scores

Playoff score finals

Tease photo

Miss McDermott to be bride of Walton Gouldin

William and Cheryl McDermott of Austintown and Richard and Susan Gouldin of Warsaw, Va., are announcing the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Katlin Eileen McDermott of Savannah, Ga., and Walton Gouldin, also of Savannah.

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Fening-Brown nuptials set for May 18, 2013

CANFIELD Chris and Liz Fening of Canfield are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Erin

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Joanna Liberato, Jason Moore will wed Dec. 1

CANFIELD Corrine Liberato and Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Liberato, all of Canfield, are announcing the

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Ciminero-Myers nuptials set for December

CHAMPION Alan and Sandee Ciminero of Champion are announcing the engagement of their daughter,

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Parents announce Linnelli-McClure engagement

CANFIELD Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Linnelli of Canfield are announcing the engagement of their

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Lindsey Vonn's request to race in men's World Cup denied

Lindsey Vonn's request to compete in a men's World Cup downhill race has been rejected by the International Ski Federation.

Power returning, but frustration rising over gas in storm-torn East Coast

More New Yorkers got power Saturday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy struck the region, but frustrations mounted over gasoline shortages as refueling sites turned into traffic jams of horn-honking confusion.

YSU LIVE | Penguins snap skid, beat South Dakota 13-10

YSU LIVE | Penguins snap skid, beat South Dakota 13-10

YSU LIVE | Penguins lead 13-3 after three quarters

YSU LIVE | Penguins lead 13-3 after three quarters.

YSU LIVE | Penguins lead 6-0 at halftime

YSU LIVE | Penguins lead 6-0 at halftime.

YSU LIVE | Penguins lead 6-0 after first quarter

YSU LIVE | Penguins lead 6-0 after first quarter.

SOCIETY DIGEST || Club Pet sponsors benefit event

Club Pet sponsors benefit event hermitage, pa. Club Pet of Transfer, Pa., a nonprofit, no-kill,

Ex-general Clark: Romney isn’t qualified to lead military

By DAVID SKOLNICK YOUNGSTOWN Wesley Clark, a retired four-star general and

YCS D hangs on in thriller at Warren JFK

By matthew Peaslee Warren Drevon Green saw two of his Youngstown Christian

Mosora, Brookfield state their case in win

By john bassetti Girard Friday had an unusual start for Brookfield, but it

5 more things you should know about Election Day

By MARC KOVAC COLUMBUS More than 1.2 million Ohioans have already cast their

Hilltoppers’ ground game eats up Howland Tigers

Hilltoppers’ ground game eats up Tigers By Tom Williams CHARDON A rugged

CIRV’s student ambassadors spread message of nonviolence in Youngstown

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. YOUNGSTOWN The city now has a small army of high

YSU looking to end skid vs. Coyotes

By JOE SCALZO YOUNGSTOWN When South Dakota coach Joe Glenn was asked about

YSU forgoes talk of voluntary pay cuts, furloughs

By DENISE DICK Youngstown Although Youngs-town State University

Heacock has KSU defense on rise

By ed puskas KENT It was a dreary, rainy post-Superstorm Sandy afternoon,

Judge sentences gang member Christian Oliver to 9 years

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. YOUNGSTOWN A 19-year-old member of a gang that was

Safety first as WR Devils slip past Shadyside

By Marcus barkley SHADYSIDE Safety is one of the dirtiest words in football

Patriot Water Treatment sues ODNR for $3.5M

By BURTON SPEAKMAN WARREN Patriot Water Treatment has fired the next

Group honors 'church lady' Shirley Megown as valiant leader

By LINDA M. LINONIS canfield Shirley Megown, a well-known “church lady” in

Ethics charges dropped against ex-mayor Layshock

By ED RUNYAN RAVENNA Former Newton Falls Mayor Pat Layshock has agreed to a

Abdu Breast Care Center marks 1st year, plans expansion

The Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Cancer Center celebrated its first anniversary Friday. A check for $200,000 was presented from Panerathon by Liz Follet, left, regional marketing director at the Covelli Centre to Dr. Rashid Abdu and James Schultis, president of Humility of Mary Health Partners Foundation.

Phantoms blanked without 2 top scorers

Staff report GREEN BAY, WIS. With their top two scorers away representing their country, the

Junior Achievement honors government teacher at Fitch

Staff report Austintown Austintown Fitch High School teacher Jill Martin has been recognized as

Petro appoints new exec director of OhioLINK

Staff report Columbus Chancellor Jim Petro appointed Gwen Evans to serve as executive director

Liberty RB Walls breaks through vs. Streetsboro

By Marty gitlin STREETSBORO It’s called the second level. And when a running

Edinboro campus focuses on art and inauguration

Staff report edinboro, pa. Edinboro University’s entire campus will become an art gallery in the


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Youngstown Complaints Choir schedules local performances

Staff report Youngstown The Youngstown Complaints Choir performs “Does Anybody Really Care?” — a

Hamilton, Boozer lead Bulls to rout of Cavs

Associated Peess CLEVELAND Richard Hamilton and Carlos Boozer each scored 19 points and the

Riding with …

Riding with … Dave Blaney Friday: The Hartford native qualified in 42nd place for the AAA Texas

Sauter takes Trucks, Blaney 30th

Associated Press FORT WORTH, TEXAS Johnny Sauter regained the lead with 11 laps to go Friday


Twenty-seven nursing students received diplomas at commencement in May at the Jameson Memorial

Jameson’s Class of ’12 nursing students achieves 100% goal

Staff report New castle, pa. The Jameson Memorial School of Nursing Class of 2012 achieved a

on the links | Friday’s professional golf results

HSBC CHAMPIONS SHENZHEN, CHINA On another big stage against another strong field, Louis

TRUMBULL COUnty SWCD re-elects 2 supervisors

Staff report CORTLAND Richard Houk of Newton Township and Peter Kepner of Hartford Township

westminster Event to target cigarette cravings

Staff report New wilmington, pa. The Westminster College Department of Psychology will host

No. 4 Irish try to keep focus vs. Pitt Panthers

Associated Press South Bend, Ind. Fourth-ranked Notre Dame and Pittsburgh are looking to avoid

Two Penn State officials arraigned on new charges

Associated Press Harrisburg, Pa. Two Penn State administrators were arraigned Friday on new

Expert urges age limit on head blows

— CONCUSSIONSSEmD Associated Press zurich A leading neurosurgeon called for better

KnowledgeWorks releases 3.0 version of forecast

Staff report Cincinnati KnowledgeWorks has released the third edition of its education forecast

Jury deliberations will resume in ex-agent’s suit against Nationwide

By PETER H. MILLIKEN YOUNGSTOWN An eight-man jury will resume

Alabama-LSU: Another showdown in epic rivalry

Associated Press Baton Rogue OK, so maybe it’s not the Game of the Century. No disputing

For Buckeyes, Illini stakes are vastly different

Associated Press Columbus To outside observers, it looks like a mismatch. No. 6 Ohio State is

3 Pitt players deny assault charges

Associated Press Pittsburgh Three Pitt football players, including starting running back Ray

Cup leader Johnson earns pole at Texas

Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas Jimmie Johnson finished his qualifying run at Texas with the

6TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT RACE Figures show Wilson contributed 40% of funds raised

By DAVID SKOLNICK Ex-U.S. Rep. Charlie Wilson recently gave $75,000 to his


LOTTERY Friday’s numbers OHIO evening drawings: Pick 38-5-6 Pick 44-9-0-8 Pick

NHL lockout puts Winter Classic on ice

Associated Press Ann Arbor, mich. The NHL has put one of its signature events on ice. The

Bar association to conduct hearing involving complaints in judicial race

By PETER H. MILLIKEN YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County Bar Association will

Boy, 12, struck and killed by freight train in western Pa.

Associated Press BEAVER, Pa. Authorities say a 12-year-old boy was struck and killed by a

HUBBARD township Trustees unsure of rehiring police chief

By danny restivo hubbard Township trustees have not determined whether they


By LINDA M. LINONIS lowellville Lowellville United Methodist Church holds

Home Savings will accept donations for food pantries

Staff report Youngstown The Home Savings and Loan Co. of Youngstown is rolling out a bankwide

Area native joins Cleveland TV station

Opinion: Another Youngstown native has reached a significant milestone. Lydia Esparra, a graduate of

Recovered in raid

Recovered in raid BOARDMAN Boardman police recovered an assault weapon and handgun, which had

Williams helps with storm relief

By DAVID SKOLNICK YOUNGSTOWN Former Mayor Jay Williams is supposed to be on

Beatitude House pays off loan to fix up apartments

Staff report ASHTABULA Beatitude House has paid off a construction loan with Farmers National


POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Boardman and Poland townships: BOARDMAN

Ohio ballot to include Duncan for president

By DAVID SKOLNICK YOUNGSTOWN They received 0.07 of a percent of the 2008

Canfield already has term limits

Opinion: Canfield already has term limits There’s new crop of politi- cal yard signs in the city of

250-300 Pa. polling places without power

Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. The Corbett administration said that between 250 and 300

Veterans Sunday

Veterans Sunday beloit Beloit Friends Church, 18042 Fifth St., will celebrate its annual

Open door to your heart for the Lord

In the book of Revelation 3:20 Jesus said, “Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears

Officials to be feted

Officials to be feted liberty A group of Mahoning Valley’s elected officials will be on hand

IRS extends deadlines for those hit by Sandy

IRS extends deadlines for those hit by Sandy WASHINGTON The IRS is extending filing and payment


newsmakers No protest at event to honor Poitier NASSAU, Bahamas A bridge in the Bahamas was

sunday news shows

sunday news shows Guest lineup Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”:

First Niles Financial posts quarterly profit

Staff report NILES First Niles Financial, the holding company for the Home Federal Savings and

Election debate won’t end soon

Opinion: COLUMBUS Just when you thought there was a light at the end of the tunnel, and all of this

Disney’s fun animated tale gets inside the game Right on, ‘Ralph’

By Roger Moore McClatchy Newspapers Disney Animation takes a page out of Pixar’s well-worn

Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .66, 25.28 —.42 Avalon

Pakistani troops must target Taliban for hit on young girl

Editorial: The interior minister of pakistan, Rehman Malik, was effusive in his praise of Malala Yousafzai,

Area is state’s lone bright spot

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown-Warren area is the state’s lone bright spot in Ohio’s

‘Man With the Iron Fists’ could use smoother hand

By Betsy Sharkey Los Angeles Times “The Man With the Iron Fists” is a wildly whirling martial

Unique band keeps experiment alive

By JOHN BENSON Rusted Root singer and songwriter Michael Glabicki

Chrysler donates to relief effort

PRNewsire AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Chrysler Group LLC’s Ram Truck brand today donated 20 Ram 1500

Romney, Obama sharpen closing lines

Associated Press PATASKALA, Ohio Down to a fierce finish, President Barack Obama accused Mitt

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Clayton Anderson, 9 p.m.: Country singer comes to Shotz, 3713

US approaching ‘fiscal cliff’

Opinion: New Ulm (Minn.) Journal: Once the Nov. 6 election is over, Congress will have less than two months

BBC reporter's time in Valley results in this story

BBC correspondent Matt Wells spent time in the Mahoning Valley in early October interviewing journalists, clergy and others about the upcoming election, and how President Obama’s support of same-sex marriage may have an impact on re-election bid.

Years Ago

Today is Saturday, Nov. 3, the 308th day of 2012. There are 58 days left in the year. A reminder:


courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Ernest G. Earl Jr., 65, of 9302 Mahoning Ave., North

Steelers-Giants game is a go

Associated Press East Rutherford, N.j. The NFL game between the Super Bowl champion New York

NYC Marathon canceled following storm damage

Associated Press New York Under growing pressure with thousands still shivering from Sandy, the

YOUNGSTOWN Robbery attempt leads to shooting, charges

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. YOUNGSTOWN An attempted robbery during a drug deal