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U.S. EEOC accepting discrimination complaints here Friday

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s mobile outreach center visits the Youngstown unit of the NAACP from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to accept complaints of employment discrimination based on race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or retaliation.

Youngstown Crisis Response Unit responding in New York

The Youngstown Crisis Response Unit has been deployed to Lindenhurst, N.Y., in the wake of Hurricane Sandy to work in one of the hardest hit areas on the south shore.

9-year-old Salem girl dies this morning after hit-skip

Salem police have arrested a man believed to be responsible for a hit/skip accident that killed a 9-year-old girl this weekend.

Adopted, foster kids, families celebrate with skate at Covelli today

Howard Dunham, his wife Robin and 12 of their 15 kids donned skates, grabbed a camera for family photos and hit the ice at the Covelli Center Saturday afternoon.

Blitz Saturday playoff scores

Football playoff finals

Freshman sparks YSU men's hoops to opening win

Freshman sparks YSU men's hoops to opening win.

Dates corrected on concert, story time, seminar from Saturday’s Good Morning column in Vindicator

Dates corrected on concert, story time, seminar from Saturday’s Good Morning column in Vindicator

YSU LIVE | Penguins beat Western Illinois 31-7

YSU LIVE | Penguins beat Western Illinois 31-7.

YSU LIVE | Penguins lead 24-7 in 4th

YSU LIVE | Penguins lead 24-7 in 4th.

YSU LIVE | Penguins lead 14-7 at halftime

YSU LIVE | Penguins lead 14-7 at halftime.

YSU LIVE | Penguins tied at 7 after first quarter

YSU LIVE | Penguins tied at 7 after first quarter

Events will benefit children’s hospital

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Two seasonal events at the Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., will

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30-year Champions for Change honored

staff report Jim and Carol Hetherington of Betheny, Okla., formerly of Poland, were recently

Library to host awards ceremony

Low-cost adoption set at Alchemy Acres

Date correction LIBERTY The Ethnic Heritage Society will sponsor a program on the local

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Tamara Lesnoski, Kevin Sikora to wed May 11

Paul and Terri Lesnoski and Gary and Janyce Sikora, all of Boardman, are announcing the engagement of their children, Tamara Lesnoski and Kevin Sikora, both of Boardman.

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Parents announce Lazzeri-Sheridan wedding plans

boardman Frank and Charleen Lazzeri and Thomas and Patricia Sheridan, all of Boardman, are

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Monus-Mirizio nuptials set for January 2013

Robert and Anna Marie Monus of Poland and Joseph and Kimberly Mirizio of West Middlesex, Pa., are

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Catholic Charities expanding 2 meal programs

Catholic Charities Senior Center, a program of Catholic Charities Regional Agency, is expanding two meal programs.

I-80 lane restrictions start Sunday

Beginning Sunday night, Interstate 80 between state Route 46 and Salt Springs Road in Austintown will have various nightly lane restrictions for road construction.

'Caring for Kids' campaign starts today at area businesses

The annual “Caring for Kids” campaign to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley is in progress at Eat ’n Park restaurants through Dec. 16.

Produce safety workshop Wednesday in Canfield

Crossroads Extension Education and Research Area, 490 S. Broad St., will host a produce safety workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Help 'Feed Our Valley' today at Niles Kmart

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Super Kmart in the Eastwood Mall complex, 21 WFMJ Today on-air personalities are collecting food for the sixth annual Feed Our Valley campaign. The food drive will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley.

New signs welcome visitors to downtown Youngstown

Downtown visitors will be greeted by signs welcoming them.

YCS wins another thriller

By MATTHEW PEASLEE AKRON On Ryan Grier’s first touch of the Division VI,

First Place buyer to gain coveted share

By JAMISON COCKLIN WARREN If approved, Michigan-based Talmer Bank and Trust

Penguins will face anemic WIU ‘O’

By JOE SCALZO YOUNGSTOWN Instead of getting defensive about its four-game

For MCCTC students, turning green is a good thing

By DENISE DICK Canfield One Mahoning County Career and Technical Center

Brookfield bruises way to regional final

By John Bassetti Twinsburg To say that Brookfield manhandled Manchester is

Gunfire bursts amid leaf cleanup on South Side

By JEANNE STARMACK YOUNGSTOWN It was just after 5 p.m. Friday when Shelby

YSU women shoot down Pittsburgh

By JOE Catullo PITTSBURGH On Sept. 1, the Youngstown State football team

Dining service at YSU offers vegan choices

By DENISE DICK Youngstown Chantell Vera isn’t a vegan or a vegetarian,

Valley joins campaign to pack Christmas joy into shoe boxes

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN As Thanksgiving nears, Youngstown-area families, businesses, schools and

Mogadore puts strain on Western Reserve

By TOM WILLIAMS RAVENNA For two quarters, the Western Reserve High football

Liberty’s surprising season ends vs. Norwayne

By JOE SCALZO uniontown All the talk around Liberty this season was how far

CPAs seek change in tax code for Ohio cities

By BURTON SPEAKMAN YOUNGSTOWN A state organization of certified public

New signs of a welcoming downtown Youngstown

By DAVID SKOLNICK YOUNGSTOWN Downtown visitors will be greeted by signs

Food programs of Catholic Charities expand for seniors

Staff report east liverpool Catholic Charities Senior Center, a program of Catholic Charities

WWII vet teaches Liberty students virtue of service

Elizabeth DelGenio helps her husband, Angelo, pin a flower on his shirt during program honoring veterans Friday at Liberty High School. DelGenio served in the Navy in World War II and fought in the battles of Tinian, Tarawa, Saipan and Guam.

Feds drop sex abuse case against former Syracuse assistant Fine

Associated Press SYRACUSE, n.y. Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into one of

Pitt’s bowl chances damaged in defeat

Associated Press EAST HARTFORD, CONN. Lyle McCombs ran for 120 yards and a touchdown and

Young Blaney places fifth in Trucks race

Associated Press AVONDALE, ARIZ. Brian Scott used a pass on a restart with two laps left to win

Ohio State women drop Carrier Classic to N. Dame

Associated Press MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. Ohio State coach Jim Foster wasn’t seeking perfection at

Riding with …

Riding with … Dave Blaney Last week: The Hartford native finished 39th at the Texas 500 at Texas

Restaurants begin hospital fundraisers

Staff report BOARDMAN The annual “Caring for Kids” campaign to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital

Buckeyes’ game against Marquette canceled

Associated Press MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. The game between No. 4 Ohio State and Marquette aboard the

Veterans Day

Veterans Day What’s open/closed A checklist of local, state and federal institutions and local

SPORTS BY THE NUMBERS $50K Source: Associated Press

Amount in fines leveled by the NFL against the Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Emmanuel

Leader Beljan taken to hospital

Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. Charlie Beljan was worried about keeping his PGA Tour

Keselowski to start ahead of Johnson

Associated Press AVONDALE, ARIZ. Brad Keselowski isn’t rolling over for Jimmie Johnson, not

Lakers’ patience runs thin: Brown fired after 1-4 start

Associated Press LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Lakers fired coach Mike Brown on Friday after a

GED testing planned this month

GED testing planned this month youngstown Official GED testing sponsored by Choffin Career and

Teacher honored by Ohio Lottery

Staff report campbell Lisa Nicolaou, a special education teacher at Campbell Elementary School,

Restaurant operated by students open for lunch hours to public

Staff report Canfield The student-operated restaurant, The Bistro at Mahoning County Career and

Free and reduced meals

Free and reduced meals Wee Care Day Care and Learning Centre in Boardman, on Ford Avenue in

YSU seeks Heritage Award nominees

Staff report Youngstown YSU is putting out the annual call for nominations for the 2013 Heritage

Alumni reunion planned at YSU

Staff report youngstown The Youngstown State University Veterans and ROTC Alumni Reunion will be

Honor society receives award

Staff report Youngstown The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most

Ohio gets more time on health law

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio officials are evaluating a move by the federal government to give

VETERANS DAY Events in the region

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


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Arrest made in rape on LA County bus

Associated Press LOS ANGELES For 10 agonizing minutes, an 18-year-old mentally disabled woman

METRO DIGEST || Coat giveaway for kids 3-14

Coats for kids Youngstown The Salvation Army is hosting “Project Warm,” a coat giveaway for

Motorcyclist gets $300K settlement over a pothole

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio is paying a motorcycle rider $300,000 to settle a claim over a


MAHONING COUNTY Indictments A Mahoning County grand jury this week handed up indictments against

Information for holiday services

Information for holiday services Information on special services for Thanksgiving will be

Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church | Background

Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church, 1210 Himrod Ave., Youngstown, is celebrating its 90th year with


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courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Arthur R. Carter, 52, of 648 LaClede Court,

Follow the way of Jesus

Anyone who peruses the web or reads the newspaper on a regular basis can’t help but know the many

Eastern Gateway center in Warren plans expansion

Staff report Warren Eastern Gateway Community College will expand its presence in the city’s

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v “Nunset Boulevard,” 7:30 p.m.: Cindy Williams of “Laverne &

CIA chief admits he had affair, resigns

Associated Press WASHINGTON David Petraeus, the retired four-star general renowned for taking

Imbibe owners plan new bar on 2nd floor

By JAMISON COCKLIN YOUNGSTOWN Owners of Imbibe martini bar have

Local car sales begin to rise

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN For the first time since vehicle sales began rising nationally earlier

Obama says compromise possible

Associated Press WASHINGTON An economic calamity looming, President Barack Obama on Friday

vehicle sales | By the numbers

October sales numbers and leaders as reported by the Automobile Dealers Association of Eastern Ohio:

Project: Feed Our Valley is starting 6th year

Staff report NILES From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Super Kmart in the Eastwood Mall complex, 21

Veggies, fruits good for health

Opinion: The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ind.: Yet another group has weighed in on organic fruits and

faith q & a

McClatchy Newspapers Q. What’s the best argument for believing in God? Pastor Emeritus Raymond

Hostess Brands replies to strike announcement

Hostess Brands replies to strike announcement IRVING, Texas Hostess Brands, Inc. issued the

Teen in Craigslist killings gets life

By Phil Trexler Akron Beacon Journal AKRON Brogan Rafferty’s confession to the Craigslist

YSU Theater puts stamp on original ‘Rent’ Paying its dues

By STEPHANIE OTTEY Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize winner “Rent” has


newsmakers Kenneth Branagh knighted by queen LONDON Kenneth Branagh, who has played royalty on

Will election reform occur?

Opinion: COLUMBUS Ohio’s chief elections officer wants state lawmakers to regroup on redistricting and

Sunday News Shows

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

Huntington rated No. 1 in customer satisfaction

Staff report columbus Huntington Bank has been rated by small- business owners as No. 1 in the


Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Robert and Jennifer Love, Youngstown, boy, Nov. 8. Raylin

Thousands of toy trucks honor boy who died at zoo

Associated Press PITTSBURGH Toy construction trucks are pouring into the funeral home handling


GRADS LIST The following students were awarded bachelor’s degrees unless otherwise noted: THE

Fearing ‘cliff,’ investors end brutal week

Associated Press NEW YORK Wall Street is peering over the “fiscal cliff” and feeling vertigo.

Keys to supplying oil, gas business: Be smart, be ready and persevere

By BURTON SPEAKMAN COLUMBIANA The keys to becoming part of the supply

Gas rationing, shortage fray nerves in NYC

Associated Press NEW YORK A gasoline shortage caused by Superstorm Sandy forced 1970s-era

Google’s services unable to reach much of China

Google’s services unable to reach much of China MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Google says its search

Alumni receive awards

Staff report youngstown The Feast of Saint Ursula Liturgy was celebrated last month and the 24th


By LINDA M. LINONIS youngstown For its 90th anniversary, Elizabeth