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Man shot in mouth in apparent drive-by that endangers 2 young kids

Youngstown police are investigating an apparent driveby shooting on the city’s South Side this evening.


Woods gets 12 years for 13 home burglaries for heroin

A man who pleaded guilty to 13 burglary counts and one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.


Register for free coats for kids

The Salvation Army is hosting “Project Warm,” a coat giveaway for children ages 3 to 14.


YSU alums to attend get-together before Sunday 'Rent' performance

Nearly 50 YSU alumni will return to campus at 1 p.m. Sunday for a special event at the Alumni House, 606 Wick Ave.


Blitz Friday playoff football finals

Friday football score updates


Bible bracelet leads to Ohio robber's arrest

Bible bracelet leads to Ohio robber's arrest


R&B singer Major Harris dies at 65

R&B singer Major Harris dies at 65


Lee MacPhail, olders Baseball Hall of Famer, dies at 95

Lee MacPhail, oldest Baseball Hall of Famer, dies at 95


Trial over Sherman Hemsley's will opens in Texas

Trial over Sherman Hemsley's will opens in Texas


CIA director Petraeus resigns

CIA director Petraeus resigns


Ashley Judd doesn't rule out run for US Senate

Ashley Judd doesn't rule out run for US Senate


Ohio jail guards avoid charges in incident

Ohio jail guards avoid charges in incident


Boil-water advisory ends for parts of Brookfield

Boil-water advisory ends for parts of Brookfield


JetBlue pilot who disrupted flight free to go home

JetBlue pilot who disrupted flight free to go home


Report: Lakers fire Mike Brown after 1-4 start

Report: Lakers fire Mike Brown after 1-4 start


New Middletown man gets 12-year prison term on burglary charges

New Middletown man gets 12-year prison term on burglary charges


J.C. Penney reports hefty 3Q loss

J.C. Penney reports hefty 3Q loss


Obama: Americans agree with my approach on deficit

Obama: Americans agree with my approach on deficit


Ohio food banks see increasing demand

Ohio food banks see increasing demand


Cleveland sewer workers find 2-foot alligator

Cleveland sewer workers find 2-foot alligator


YSU women upset Pitt in opener

YSU women upset Pitt in opener.


New signs greet those coming to downtown Youngstown

New signs greet those coming to downtown Youngstown


Pot votes in Colo., Wash., raise specter of weed tourism

Pot votes in Colo., Wash., raise specter of weed tourism


Another weak open on Wall Street, JC Penney slides

Another weak open on Wall Street, JC Penney slides


Toy trucks pour in before mauled Pa. boy's funeral

Toy trucks pour in before mauled Pa. boy's funeral


1 person reported dead in central Ohio fire

1 person reported dead in central Ohio fire


OSU enrolls record number of out-of-state students

OSU enrolls record number of out-of-state students


No winner in Wolford’s blame game

A football coach gets hired at the local university. When he sits down at his desk the first time,


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS William Penn Branch 28 of Youngstown will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Eat’n Park


EHS to sponsor Lithuanian speaker

EHS to sponsor Lithuanian speaker LIBERTY The Ethnic Heritage Society will sponsor a program on


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YSU men’s team optimistic after strong season

There are a lot of people who want to see the Youngstown State men’s basketball team succeed this season.

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Valley nursing home displaces 14 as Medicaid reimbursements fall

Fourteen residents will have to find a new place to live by next Friday because Valley Renaissance Healthcare Center, a nursing facility on South Avenue, is planning to end its respiratory-care program.

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High rate of students suspended in Y’town, Warren

By DENISE DICK denise_dick@vindy.com Youngstown Ohio Department of Education records show high


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Despite youth, limitations, Boldon expects YSU women to be better

Since Youngstown State women’s basketball coach Bob Boldon is almost incapable of spin, this story will start out with a Boldon-esque quote about his team.


Liberty firefighters send donations to storm victims

By danny restivo drestivo@vindy.com liberty Some former Valley residents are using their


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Unlikely loss saved Poland’s season

Seven weeks ago, the Poland High football team was searching for answers.


Irish out to fix defensive issues

By MATTHEW PEASLEE mpeaslee@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN After giving up more than 400 yards in its


Hartzell scholarships awarded

Bill Magnuson is diligently working toward fulfilling his career goal, the foundation of which was laid when he was a child.

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Hubbard faces SVSM challenge

By TOM WILLIAMS williams@vindy.com HUBBARD After battling the Niles High football team twice


Red Kettle drive to begin Monday in Mahoning County

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN alcorn@vindy.com BOARDMAN The familiar Salvation Army’s Red Kettle


Suicide-attempt survivor to speak Wednesday in Boardman

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com BOARDMAN Kevin Hines, one of an estimated 33 people to have


Western Reserve Blue Devils learned plenty from 0-2 start

By TOM WILLIAMS williams@vindy.com CANFIELD In Andy Hake’s first three seasons as Western


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With levy OK’d, Campbell plans work on roads

Now that voters passed a levy to raise money strictly for paving, the city can tend to many streets that have been neglected for years, sometimes decades.

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New deal gives Covelli Centre a ticket to added revenue

By DAVID SKOLNICK skolnick@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN The board of control approved a contract


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Thanking our vets

Stadium Drive Elementary School third-grader Desiree Giarandi wears a camouflage cap as she reads her thank-you note to about 100 military veterans at a school assembly in Boardman Thursday. Veterans Day is observed on Nov. 11, the anniversary of the signing of the peace treaty ending World War I in 1918, but since it falls on Sunday this year, governments will observe the holiday on Monday.

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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

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Elementary schools celebrate Halloween

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Halloween was a day of excitement for students at

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Cornersburg DQ hosts pumpkin hunt

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Rainy weather did little to deter children from

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Holy Family students serve others

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Members of Holy Family Parish School’s Acts of Random

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Junior Achievement celebrates 60th anniversary

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley celebrated 60 years

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St. Christine’s celebrates Halloween with parade

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Children entered St. Christine’s School as students, but

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Shepherd of the Valley residents get creative during art show

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Pictures of colorful butterflies and portraits of scenic

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Poland Community Briefs

Dine to donate today Visit www.pjwc.org to print out the “Dine to Donate” flyer and present it at


Cornersburg Dairy Queen hosts pumpkin hunt

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Rainy weather did little to deter children from

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Car care center offers tips for women

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Women enjoyed a night out Oct. 9 with friends and neighbors


Ceramic painting helps students learn

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Mary Herrick of Splash of Elegance arts and crafts store in

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Little Cards win third straight title

The Canfield Little Cardinals 120-pound football team won its third straight championship, beating

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Author inspires students at Dobbins Elementary

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Dobbins Elementary School students and staff walked away

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Canfield leaf pick-up dates set

Canfield Township Trustees will conduct its annual leaf pick-up program through Nov. 21 for


Name: Travis Filicky

Name: Travis Filicky Instruments: Alto and Tenor Saxophone Q. When did you start playing

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Canfield Community Briefs

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Debbie Cope On Sept. 19, a blood clot at the opening of East


Union hosts holiday craft show

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Many community members came out and showed their support

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SENIOR SALUTE: BAND EDITION

Names: Myranda D’Apolito and George Moncilovich Instruments: D’Apolito: Trumpet; Moncilovich:

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Trustees, deputies give Halloween treats

The Canfield trustees and the Mahoning County Sheriff’s deputies made Halloween night a little

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Boardman Sports Briefs

Hadley and Burns storm meet Boardman High School juniors Mark Hadley and Alan Burns concluded one


Canfield Sports Briefs

Varsity basketball tickets available Canfield 2012-13 varsity boys basketball reserved seat season


St. Christine’s celebrates Halloween

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Children entered St. Christine’s School as students, but

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Local group raises money to fight breast cancer

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Community members enjoyed food while they helped support

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Austintown Community Briefs

PTA Reflections program The Austintown PTAs are accepting entries for the 2012-13 Reflections


Boardman Community Briefs

Vallus to be in Hall of Fame Eddie Vallus, of Boardman, will be inducted into the Cleveland Style


St. Charles celebrates Halloween

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Students came dressed to impress during St. Charles

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Cornersburg Dairy Queen hosts pumpkin hunt

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vinsy.com Rainy weather did little to deter children from

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Rachel Hutnyan, John Carbon vows set for Nov.

Announcement is being made by David and Susan Hutnyan of Boardman and John and Donna Carbon of


Car care center offers tips for women

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Women enjoyed a night out Oct. 9 with friends and neighbors


CUMC bazaar raises funds for charity

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com The Canfield United Methodist Church held its 72nd annual

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Masons celebrate 50th anniversary

Family and friends gathered at Four Mile Run Christian Church in Austintown on July 21 to celebrate


Canfield students fight diabetes a step at a time

By EMILY GIANETTI neighbors@vindy.com Team Canfield set out early Oct. 21 with one mission:

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Party surprises Zimbardis for 60th anniversary

Anthony and Dolores Zimbardi of Boardman were the guests of honor at a surprise anniversary party


Family dinner marks 40th for the Phillipses

The family of James and Susan Phillips of Hubbard honored the couple for their 40th wedding


A dinner party Aug. 19 at The Elm Tree in Struthers honored Edward and Agnes Billock of Youngstown

A dinner party Aug. 19 at The Elm Tree in Struthers honored Edward and Agnes Billock of Youngstown


Canfield speech and debate wins first event

The Canfield speech and debate team began its regular season by winning the Team Sweepstakes

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Years Ago

Today is Friday, Nov. 9, the 314th day of 2012. There are 52 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Union, owners talk for 3rd straight day

Associated Press NEW YORK The NHL and the players’ association returned to the bargaining table


What’s open/closed

A checklist of local, state and federal institutions and local businesses closed for Veterans Day on


Carrier Classic carries meaning

Associated Press MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. It’s about much more than pick-and-rolls and double teams


Injury-plagued Cavaliers fall

Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. David Lee logged 38 more minutes than he thought he would


Teammates take note of Little’s maturity

By tom Reed The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer BEREA Sheldon Brown required just five words to


birthdays

birthdays Actor Charlie Robinson (“Night Court”) is 67. Actor Robert David Hall is 64. Actor Lou


BRIDGE

BRIDGE East-West vulnerable. South deals. NORTH xK Q 5 uA J 6 vA 7 6 wK 9 8 5 WEST


Regional semifinal Division V, Region 17

Regional semifinal Division V, Region 17 Matchup: No. 7 Ursuline (7-4) vs. No. 3 Cuyahoga Heights


MAHONING COUNTY COURTS

courts MAHONING COUNTY Docket State v. Justin Salata, sentenced to one-year probation through


Election doesn’t end debate on abortion, contraception

Associated Press NEW YORK Democrats and liberal advocacy groups have declared victory in what


Frustration mounts over lingering outages

Associated Press FARMINGDALE, N.Y. Vincent Pina finally saw a couple of utility trucks coming


POLICE CALLS IN POLAND, BOARDMAN

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


20 die in Afghanistan bombings

Associated Press KABUL Roadside bombs and a suicide bomber killed 20 people in a spate of


Area Regional Semifinals at a glance

Hubbard (8-3) vs. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (9-2) Division III, Region 9 semifinal Saturday,


Show of support for Obama

Opinion: In my Aug. 17 column, I wrote about the myth that a Republican presidential candidate needs to get


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Matthew and Laura Gillam, New Waterford, boy, Nov. 7.


Claims about vehicles damaged by flood untrue

Associated Press DETROIT In the days since superstorm Sandy, an alarming prediction has flashed


Concert will honor late YSU bands director

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown State University Concert Band and Wind Ensemble’s final


oddly enough

oddly enough Fraud? No, spider delays Mass. town’s vote count REHOBOTH, Mass. It wasn’t


Buckeyes expect Sabino back for Badgers

By Doug Lesmerises The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer COLUMBUS For much of this season, Ohio State


Bartender to be arraigned

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A bartender at the Coconut Grove, 3229 South Ave., will be arraigned in


Doctor: Veins of obese inmate inaccessible

Associated Press COLUMBUS A condemned killer fighting his execution because of his extreme


Supreme Court halts murderer’s execution

Associated Press BELLEFONTE, Pa. A condemned inmate escaped lethal injection Thursday for the


New Castle School of Trades has open house

By JAMISON COCKLIN jcocklin@vindy.com NEW CASTLE, PA. The New Castle School of Trades


Court: Men can’t sue Rumsfeld

Court: Men can’t sue Rumsfeld CHICAGO Two American whistleblowers alleging U.S. forces tortured


Luck keys Colts past Jaguars

Associated Press jacksonville, fla. The Indianapolis Colts became the latest team to hammer the


Canceled program costs 115 jobs

Associated Press DAYTON The Air Force says the cancellation of a computer-modernization program


Wi takes lead at Disney

Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Getting off to a quick start is nothing new for Charlie


Man indicted in Boardman home invasion

Staff report Youngstown A Mahoning County grand jury has indicted a Canfield man accused of


Cleveland State planning to go tobacco-free next fall

Associated Press CLEVELAND Cleveland State University plans to go tobacco-free by next


METRO DIGEST || Springfield students fight over texts

Staff report NEW MIDDLETOWN Village and Springfield Township police responded to a report of


Death-row inmate denied clemency

By MARC KOVAC news@vindy.com COLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich has denied clemency to the death row


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v “Annie,” 8 p.m.: Expect a first-rate show by Easy Street


McDonald’s sales drop for first time since 2003

Associated Press NEW YORK McDonald’s Corp. is having a tough time stomaching the competition.


Dog licenses to be available online Dec. 1

By PETER H. MILLIKEN milliken@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County dog owners will be able to


Life sentence in Arizona shootings

Associated Press TUCSON, Ariz. Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, partially blind, her right


Breastfeeding doll: Creepy or innovative?

Associated Press NEW YORK We’ve got dolls that wet, crawl and talk. We’ve got dolls with perfect


After 50 years, Bond franchise just keeps getting better BACK to BASICS in ‘SKYFALL’

By ROGER MOORE McClatchy-Tribune News Service 22In the film’s opening gambit, Bond bites the


The Benghazi timeline

Opinion: The Benghazi timeline Seattle Times: Errant second-guessing by politically motivated news


Impasse on tax rates is big political hurdle

Associated Press WASHINGTON House Republicans’ hard line against higher tax rates for upper-


Stocks slide on Wall Street

Stocks slide on Wall Street NEW YORK Stocks slid on Wall Street on Thursday, a day after the Dow


newsmakers

newsmakers ‘Modern Family’ teen seeks split from mom LOS ANGELES A young star of ABC’s “Modern


METRO DIGEST || Water boil advisory in Brookfield

Water advisory Brookfield The Trumbull County Sanitary Engineer’s office announced that the


Minus top scorers, Phantoms shuffle lines

With their top two scorers representing Team USA in a tournament in Nova Scotia, the Youngstown Phantoms have had to make adjustments during their four-game set against the defending Clark Cup champions.

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Video reinstated for court to arraign inmates

By PETER H. MILLIKEN milliken@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN The chairman of the Mahoning County


Youngstown school officials work to bolster students

By DENISE DICK denise_dick@vindy.com Youngstown Using data, visiting classrooms to monitor


Jobless claims fell by 8,000 last week

Associated Press WASHINGTON The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by


It’s hard to follow the money

Opinion: WASHINGTON Specialty Group Inc. of Knoxville, Tenn., has a peculiar specialty: political


Director: ‘Life of Pi’ is not just art-house film

Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan Oscar-winning director Ang Lee said he worked hard during the


Selected local stocks

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“shark tank” (9 p.m., abc): Would you fork over big bucks for a “motorized vehicle

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Nation has faith in Obama

Opinion: By Annette John-Hall Philadelphia Inquirer Barack Obama has always said it was never about him.


Local schools feel the pinch from loss of state funding

Editorial: Cuts in state funding for pub- lic schools and the diversion of funds from public school districts


Four more years of decline

Opinion: Great nations and proud empires have always collapsed from within before they were conquered from


VETERANS DAY Events schedule

A list of services, ceremonies and other events for Veterans Day as submitted to The Vindicator.


Chiefs, not revenge, are on Haley’s mind

Associated Press PITTSBURGH Todd Haley is over it, he swears. The sting from getting fired as


Hilltop earns Energy Star certification

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Hilltop Elementary School has something big to celebrate.

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GOP groups take stock after $380M loss

Associated Press WASHINGTON Republican-leaning independent groups were supposed to be a key to


This week’s Q&A Poland’s Mark Brungard

In the playoffs for the last six seasons, Poland High won in the first round for the first time


Keselowski keeps cool as pressure mounts

Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. Brad Keselowski recognizes how fortunate he is to be racing at