Vindy.com for November 16, 2012

Jump to: » Stories  » Photos  » Videos 

« News / 2012 / November / 16

Stories published November 16, 2012

Calvin Center's 3rd annual holiday open house, art sale Sat., Sun

The Calvin Center has its third annual holiday open house and art sale from noon to 6 p.m. today and Sunday at 755 Mahoning Ave.


Boardman Perkins evacuated this morning for fire

Perkins Restaurant on U.S. Route 224 closed for several hours after a Friday morning fire, but reopened about 11 a.m. Friday.


Carrie Underwood sells out Covelli in 6 hours

Carrie Underwood’s April 11 concert at the Covelli Centre is sold out. Tickets went on sale at 10 this morning and were gone by about 4 p.m., according to a press release from the downtown arena.


Blitz Friday playoff football scores

Football playoff score updates


Bond set for ex-WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw

Bond set for ex-WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw ATLANTA (AP) — A judge in Atlanta on Friday set bond


Underwood concert sold out

Underwood concert sold out


3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting in Kansas City suburb

3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting in Kansas City suburb INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Three men broke into a


Ill. boy, 9, charged in toddler’s beating death

Ill. boy, 9, charged in toddler’s beating death BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy has been


Poland Library to close temporarily

Poland Library to close temporarily POLAND Poland Library was closed this afternoon and will be


Hostess, maker of Twinkies, to go out of business; strike cited

Hostess, maker of Twinkies, to go out of business; strike cited NEW YORK - Twinkies may last


Cupp won’t seek soon-to-be vacant top court seat

Cupp won’t seek soon-to-be vacant top court seat COLUMBUS Outgoing Ohio Supreme Court Justice


Storm-wrecked NY gay youth center gets quick help

Storm-wrecked NY gay youth center gets quick help NEW YORK (AP) — It took only hours for


Update: Fire out at Gulf oil rig; 4 hurt, 2 may be missing

Update: Fire out at Gulf oil rig; 4 hurt, 2 may be missing VENICE, La. (AP) - An oil rig explosion


Ex-San Diego player pleads guilty in bribery case

Ex-San Diego player pleads guilty in bribery case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former University of San


Police: 4 vets killed after train hit parade float

Police: 4 vets killed after train hit parade float MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — Four veterans were killed


Coast Guard: Gulf rig fire sends 4 to hospitals

Coast Guard: Gulf rig fire sends 4 to hospitals WEST COTE BLANCHE, La. (AP) - Coast Guard


Oil prices steady as traders eye Mideast conflict

Oil prices steady as traders eye Mideast conflict The price of oil swung between slight gains and


Lawmaker: Petraeus "completely debunked" charge White House politicized Benghazi attack

Lawmaker: Petraeus "completely debunked" that White House politicized Benghazi attack


USDA announces probe in boy’s Pittsburgh zoo death

USDA announces probe in boy’s Pittsburgh zoo death PITTSBURGH (AP) — The U.S. Department of


Quadriplegic rapist to be freed from Calif. prison

Quadriplegic rapist to be freed from Calif. prison CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — California prison


Woman with child drives on Phoenix airport runway

Woman with child drives on Phoenix airport runway PHOENIX (AP) — A woman driving with a small


Warren Township fire hospitalizes two

Warren Township fire hospitalizes two Staff report WARREN Township A North Leavitt Road


YMTA has set student recital


Pet ID event set for Ohio Puppy

Pet ID event set for Ohio Puppy YOUNGSTOWN A pet ID event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Man to stand trial in brutal death of girlfriend

Man to stand trial in brutal death of girlfriend ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man will


CLUB CALENDAR

ALLIANCES Ohio Cultural Alliance has set its next meeting for 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at Western Reserve


Woman sues over Pap smears before cancer diagnosis

Woman sues over Pap smears before cancer diagnosis WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A southwestern


University strike authorization ballots to be counted

University strike authorization ballots to be counted HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The union


Police: Parking ticket helped solve kidnap plot

Police: Parking ticket helped solve kidnap plot VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — A parking ticket helped


Tease photo

Masury business, Army partner to hire veterans

A Trumbull County business is offering new opportunities for returning service members.

» Attached: Photo

Poland remembers Darius Patton’s gifts

By TOM WILLIAMS AND JOE SCALZO williams@vindy.com scalzo@vindy.com POLAND “Everyone in


Ursuline hasn't missed a beat since losing Dan Reardon

The Irish haven’t missed a beat since losing Dan Reardon By MATTHEW PEASLEE mpeaslee@vindy.com


D&L seeks state OK for injection well near Route 82 in Brookfield Township

D&L Energy has applied for a permit for a new injection well in the Mahoning Valley, the first since the moratorium was lifted by the state after several earthquakes in the Youngstown area.


First-year coaches honored, 4 Valley standouts earn player of year

Four Valley standouts earn player of the year Staff report Liberty’s Brian Jones started


Ursuline Sisters reassure public on safety of apartments

By DENISE DICK denise_dick@vindy.com Canfield Work is under way on moderate-income senior


Phantoms’ Stenglein to continue with Michigan State

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown Phantoms forward JT Stenglein’s big week became a little more


Youngstown sees no violence tied to influx of Detroit drugs

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. jgoodwin@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Authorities say drugs are coming into


Revenge on Moggy’s mind

By MATTHEW PEASLEE mpeaslee@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Matt Adorni hasn’t forgotten the final 12


$2.5M bond set for Detroit suspect in Warren slaying

Staff report WARREN Like fellow Detroit native Dale Hatch the day before, Derrick Peete stood


Poland hearing draws no opponents of landfill’s expansion

By ASHLEY LUTHERN aluthern@vindy.com POLAND No one at a public hearing Thursday evening


‘The Game’ is more than a game to Carl Diggs

By Joe Catullo sports@vindy.com warren After playing for the University of Michigan and in


Liberty cops to collect food, other donations to help needy in Valley

By danny restivo drestivo@vindy.com liberty Township officers hope to fill their patrol


Austintown teen goes distance for St. Jude’s

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN alcorn@vindy.com AUSTINTOWN Samantha Skowron loves filet mignon, is a


Forever love, forever home

TeeYonna McQueen of Liberty hugs her adopted son, Kaleb Isaiah McQueen, 18 months, during Thursday’s adoption celebration in the Trumbull County Courthouse. Kaleb, whose birth parents could not care for him, went to live with his grandmother at first, then went to live with McQueen 13 months ago.


Canfield Sports Briefs

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


Fitch band chili cook-off honors veterans

By NATALIE SCOTT nscott@vindy.com Austintown Fitch High School hosted an event featuring plenty


Stadium hosts Halloween parade

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Students were barely recognizable during Stadium Drive


Canfield Police Blotter

Oct. 20 Warrant: Police arrested Joseph Williams, 26, of 17511 Laurel Ave., Lake Milton, on an


Poland Sports Briefs

Poland Booster basketball tourney set The Poland Boosters basketball tournament, for boys and


SENIOR SALUTE: BAND EDITION

Name: McKinsie Klim and Melissa KlimInstrument: McKinsie: Clarinet and Mellophone; Melissa:


Frank Ohl hat day helps fight cancer

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Frank Ohl students banded together to fight against cancer


Poland Community Briefs

Poland band concert Poland Seminary High School will be hosting its annual fall/holiday concert on


Austintown Community Briefs

Operation Christmas Child Operation Christmas Child is planning to send gifts to children all over


CHC students get out the vote

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com As third- and fourth-grade C.H. Campbell Elementary School


Cornersburg Dairy Queen hosts pumpkin hunt

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


Boardman Sports Briefs

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


Holy Family students learn the meaning of Veteran’s Day

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Students at Holy Family Parish got a first-hand


Boardman Police Blotter

Oct. 24 Burglary: Occurred at an apartment in the 90 block of Washington Boulevard, from which two


Austintown Sports Briefs

Cheerleaders place at competiton The Austintown Little Falcons 140-pound cheerleading team took


Elise Kraiosky v Nicholas Stanko

Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek Park provided the setting for the June 2 wedding of Elise


North students laugh their way to literacy

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com North Elementary School students cheered, laughed while


Heather McGee v Jerimiah Moody

Heather L. McGee became the bride of Jerimiah J. Moody during a ceremony at 1 p.m. June 2 in


Boardman, Campbell students intern at YSU

While classmates were enjoying the start of summer break a few months ago, three Biotechnology


Hilltop celebrates STEM week

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com For the second year, students at Hilltop Elementary School


Rose Duran v Keith Lopez

Rose Mae Duran and Keith Lopez were united in marriage Jan. 26, 2011, at the Mahoning County Court


SENIOR SALUTE: BAND EDITION

Name: Mike Homsey Instrument: Trumpet Q. When did you start playing your instrument? A. I


Disciples Christian Church hosts Trunk or Treat

By EARTHA TERRELL eterrell@vindy.com Members of Disciples Christian Church put a twist on


Pool party honors Tofils for their 50 years of marriage

A family pool party May 26 at the home of Amy and John DiRenzo of Austintown honored Ron and Joyce


Leo Club and Lions Club help out the needy

By EMILY GIANETTI neighbors@vindy.com For the Canfield Lions Club and the Canfield High School


St. Christine’s celebrates Halloween

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


Students jump-start heart campaign

By ABBY SLANKER „ÄÄneighbors@vindy.com C.H. Campbell Elementary School kicked off its annual


Christina Gavala v Dr. Jared Bunevich

Christina Maria Gavala became the bride of Dr. Jared Daniel Bunevich during an afternoon ceremony


Vigil for Palestinians in Central Square set

Vigil for Palestinians in Central Square set YOUNGSTOWN Arab American Community Center of


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Courtney Beebe and Ronald McConnell, Girard, boy, Nov. 12.


METRO DIGEST || Give your input on Youngstown park plans

City park board plans to focus on the future Youngstown A special meeting of Youngstown Park


Anastasia Budrevich v Ian MacDougall

Anastasia Budrevich and Ian MacDougall exchanged wedding vows during a Feb. 16 ceremony in


POLICE CALLS IN CANFIELD, GIRARD, LIBERTY

POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in the city of Canfield, Girard and Liberty:


Ohio coach charged in videotaping of nude boys

Assocaited Press CANTON A high school coach charged with videotaping nude boys in the locker


Quiet riot: Timmons breaks mold of Steelers’ (normally) chatty LBs

Associated Press pittsburgh James Harrison rarely holds back when it comes to controversial


Local softball players sign letters of intent for college

By Matthew peaslee mpeaslee@vindy.com There’s no history book, legacy or tradition of softball


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing Greater Friendship Baptist Church, 646 Lakewood Ave., Youngstown, winter


Mahoning works to fix problems with police radio

By jeanne Starmack starmack@vindy.com youngstown Mahoning County is moving closer to


All votes not created equal

Opinion: In elections, every vote counts. But as we know in Ohio, a key swing state, some votes count more


Center grows for parents struggling with addiction

By Ashley Luthern aluthern@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Parents struggling with addiction no longer


BRIDGE

BRIDGE Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH xK 3 uA K Q J vK Q J w10 8 6 3 WEST EAST


Obama will reshape Cabinet

Opinion: “Second terms are hard work,” a veteran of the Bill Clinton White House told me Tuesday. “It’s a


Community thanksgiving dinners When and where

Churches and other area groups are offering free community/Thanksgiving dinners near or on


“We will always love you — a grammy salute to whitney houston” (10 p.m., cbs):

“We will always love you — a grammy salute to whitney houston” (10 p.m., cbs): “We Will Always Love


oddly enough

oddly enough Counterfeit $100s featured wrong face ATTLEBORO, Mass. A Rhode Island man police


State lawmakers honor fallen soldiers

By MARC KOVAC news@vindy.com COLUMBUS With 28 tolls of a bell and a somber reading of names,


LOTTERY

LOTTERY thursday’s numbers OHIO evening drawings: Pick 33-2-5 Pick 47-4-1-2 Pick


newsmakers

newsmakers Clothier who dressed Elvis Presley dies MEMPHIS, Tenn. Bernard Lansky, the Memphis


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v “Cinderella,” 7:30 p.m.: Opening night at the New Castle


Years Ago

Today is Friday, Nov. 16, the 321st day of 2012. There are 45 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Sixth-seeded YSU to face Valparaiso

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN In 2009, the Horizon League limited its volleyball postseason tournament


MAHONING COUNTY COURTS

courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Mark T. Jamieson Jr., 34, of 1635 E. Midlothian


Badgers will run; Bucks will try to stop them

Associated Press columbus Forget all the white noise surrounding the Ohio State-Wisconsin


Eurozone economy back in recession

McClatchy Newspapers The eurozone is back in a recession, its first in three years, as gross


The ‘many’ no longer ‘one’

Opinion: If you have a dollar bill handy, take it out and look at the back of it. While I’m sure you’ve


Petraeus made a human mistake

Opinion: CAIRO, Egypt The sudden resignation of David Petraeus as CIA director over an affair makes me very


Agenda Saturday

Agenda Saturday West Branch school board, special meeting, 7 a.m., principal’s conference room,


More workers to pick insurance

Associated Press For some American workers, picking the right health insurance is becoming more


Driver who ran stop sign in fatal crash may get probation

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. jgoodwin@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A 22-year-old city woman will be back in


Injured Haden may miss Cowboys game

Associated Press berea The Browns couldn’t win without Joe Haden. They may have to try again.


‘Twilight’ saga comes to a satisfying finish

By Roger Moore McClatchy Newspapers Whatever happens before it, the finale is a doozy, almost


Lawmakers may be ready to avert ‘cliff’

McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON Congress’ rank and file — which will decide whether the nation


Discount stores draw different customers

Associated Press NEW YORK This holiday season, the biggest discount chains in the U.S. will tell


Future of Ohio Turnpike troubles consumer group

By MARC KOVAC news@vindy.com COLUMBUS A consumer-advocacy group concerned about the potential


Palestinian militants target Tel Aviv

Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Palestinian militants targeted densely populated Tel Aviv


Hostess says liquidation decision expected today

Associated Press NEW YORK Hostess Brands Inc. said it likely wouldn’t make an announcement until


Star-studded storm benefit concert set

Associated Press NEW YORK Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and Kanye West


Obama’s message: Ante up

Opinion: WASHINGTON As the debt ceiling loomed last year, President Obama believed Republicans had him over


In wake of Warren shoot out, go after the Detroit gangsters

Editorial: Time will tell more of the story behind the motive in the shooting death of Marco Dukes, 32, and


An honest take on ‘Lincoln’

By Roger Moore McClatchy Newspapers The leading man’s too short, barely suggesting the height


BP to pay $4.5B for spill

Associated Press NEW ORLEANS A day of reckoning arrived for BP on Thursday as the oil giant


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .66, 24.38 —.16 Avalon


Architects chosen for Warren building

Architects chosen for Warren building warren The Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, a


Marijuana laws no pipe dream

Opinion: Marijuana laws no pipe dream Philadelphia Inquirer: After his state became one of two where


4 dead, 17 hurt when train hits Texas vets parade

4 dead, 17 hurt when train hits Texas vets parade MIDLAND, Texas Authorities say four people are


Toy hall inducts ‘Star Wars’

Associated Press ROCHESTER, N.Y. Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia outmuscled little green army


Tigers’ Cabrera, Giants’ Posey win MVPs

Staff report NEW YORK Miguel Cabrera has a Most Valuable Player award to go with his Triple


Boardman Community Briefs

St. Charles hosts mock election St. Charles School students in kindergarten through eighth grade


Why did Petraeus resign?

Opinion: The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus over an extramarital affair has raised and will


Canfield Community Briefs

Career center student salon open to public Cosmetology students at the Mahoning County Career and


Videos