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Police pursuit ends in crash

Police pursuit ends in crash WEST MIDDLESEX, PA. A male driver was taken to UPMC Horizon

Poland High football players injured in car crash

Poland High football players injured in car crash Staff report POLAND Two Poland Seminary High

‘God called us to East Side’; ground broken for Spanish church

‘God called us to East Side’; ground broken for Spanish church By PETER H. MILLIKEN

Another Afghan insider attack kills 4 more American soldiers

Another Afghan insider attack kills 4 more American soldiers Associated Press KABUL Afghan

And the new ‘American Idol’ judges are Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban

And the new ‘American Idol’ judges are Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban Associated Press NEW YORK

As usual, Bengals beat Browns in NFL battle of Ohio

As usual, Bengals beat Browns in NFL battle of Ohio Associated Press CINCINNATI Not even a

Pope Benedict XVI appeals for peace in Mideast

Pope Benedict XVI appeals for peace in Mideast Associated Press BEIRUT Pope Benedict XVI

NATO airstrike kills 8 women, girls in Afghanistan

Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan An Afghan police officer turned his gun on NATO troops at

NHL lockout could put start of season on ice

NHL lockout could put start of season on ice Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. The NHL

Events this week mark anniversaries of Black Monday, Little Steel Strike

Events this week mark anniversaries of Black Monday, Little Steel Strike Staff report YOUNGSTOWN

Have an active warrant against you? Surrender safely in Youngstown this week

Have an active warrant against you? Surrender safely in Youngstown this week By JOHN W. GOODWIN

Will judges have more say than voters on Election day in Ohio?

Will judges have more say than voters on Election day in Ohio? Associated Press COLUMBUS

Kimberly Buck-Flugan | Mark Roberts

YOUNGSTOWN Kimberly Buck-Flugan of Calcutta and Mark Roberts of Austintown exchanged wedding vows

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Aimee Rice | Michael Fugate

BELOIT Community Bible Church was the setting when Aimee Rice and Michael Fugate exchanged wedding

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Jessica Demarco | Vincent Franceschelli

YOUNGSTOWN Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church was the setting at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 11 as Jessica Demarco

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Mara Gonzales | Jeffrey Taylor

MESA, ARIZ. Mara Leonora Gonzales of Gilbert, Ariz., became the bride of Jeffrey Ryan Taylor, also

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Raelyn Romito I Brian Deuley

Youngstown Raelyn Nicole Romito and Brian Charles Deuley, both of Columbus, exchanged wedding vows

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50th anniversary of Grouberts is party occasion

CANFIELD David and Beverly Groubert of Canfield celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 5

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Zarrs celebrate 50th anniversary with party, cruise

AUSTINTOWN Will and Ann Zarr of Austintown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 2 at a

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Dinner party celebrates 50th for Petruses

PHOENIX Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Petrus of Phoenix, formerly of Campbell for 25 years, celebrated

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HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY | Millie Kucel Pollock

THE HONOREE Residence: Shepherd of the Valley, Niles. Date of birth: Aug. 24, 1912.

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Easter Seals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays in Columbiana and Mahoning counties for people 60


55-Plus Club-Mineral Ridge will meet at St. Mary Church at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. After the meeting and


MONDAY Garden Gate will meet at 12:30 p.m. for a tour of Beech Creek Botanical Gardens in

Coitsville Garden Club

Group celebrates its roots, 80th anniversary By JoAnn Jones Lena Showman of


HAPPY 97TH BIRTHDAY Angelo Cretella Date of Birth: Sept. 17, 1915 Residence: Girard Parents:

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Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, open exercise, 9


THURSDAY Hubbard Fortnightly IV will meet at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 at the home of Shirley Rosine with

Annual Baby Bargain Boutique is Saturday

Boardman Park will have its annual Baby Bargain Boutique from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

YSU survives upset bid by Albany to improve to 3-0

Youngstown State survives upset bid by Albany to improve to 3-0 By JOE SCALZO

Campaign ads worth $9.9M fill Mahoning Valley TV

By DAVID SKOLNICK YOUNGSTOWN The presidential campaign of Republican Mitt

Mancini bio hits shelves Tuesday

By JOE SCALZO In 2007, a recently-divorced columnist named Mark Kriegel had

DNC leader Wasserman Schultz stops at Youngstown campaign office

By SEAN BARRON YOUNGSTOWN In 2008, Anthony Nwankwo was among the millions of

Stolen Boston terrier puppies found, returned to New Castle owner

BY DANNy RESTIVO NEW CASTLE, PA. A woman and her beloved puppies were

Boardman runners excel at record-setting Spartan Invitational

By John Bassetti BOARDMAN Under warm, late summer skies, the 27th Boardman

Extremely quick start propels JFK to romp

By Ryan Buck WARREN A week after an emotional last-second win, the Warren JFK

Fitch art students completing 3-year mural project

By Elise Franco Austintown A group of art students is leaving its mark on

Special blood drive planned to help Boardman woman

Staff report BOARDMAN A special blood drive is planned to replenish the local supply and help a

Poland girls are Div. II runners-up

By John Bassetti Boardman The Poland girls were runner-up in Div. II at the

MetroParks sponsors Sunset at the Farm

By DANNY RESTIVO CANFIELD With the end of summer nearing, families and

Area golf calendar

SEPTEMBER Wednesday — Youngstown Baseball Oldtimers scramble at Tanglewood. 9 a.m. shotgun start.

Pumpkin weigh-off to be Oct. 13

Staff report GREENFORD The Ohio Valley Giant Pumpkin Growers will have its 18th annual giant-

Volunteers needed for Public Lands Day at Jennings

Staff report SLIPPERY ROCK, PA. The Jennings Environmental Education Center, 2951 Prospect Road,

Does the juvenile justice system really work?

Michael Crosby looks over records at the Mahoning County juvenile detention center on the city’s East Side. The average daily population in detention is 32, and the average stay is nine days.

NHL lockout takes center stage

Associated Press New York The chance of averting another NHL lockout all but disappeared long

Minority kids make up majority detained

By Ashley Luthern YOUNGSTOWN Nationwide, two out of every five kids

Teenager charged with trying to blow up bar in Chicago

Associated Press CHICAGO Undercover FBI agents arrested an 18-year-old American man who tried to

“We used all local labor for the repairs. We try to use local sources whenever

“We used all local labor for the repairs. We try to use local sources whenever possible.” Karen

METRO DIGEST || Penn State honors Navy lieutenant

Crash in Boardman Boardman A man was transported to St. Elizabeth Health Center after a car

Area running calendar

SEPTEMBER Today — Lordstown Apple Cider Festival 5K at 8:45 a.m. at Lordstown High School. Visit

Nearly no-hit, Indians still fall to Tigers

Associated Press CLEVELAND Anibal Sanchez thought he could pitch a no-hitter and Alex Avila

Penn State has reason to cheer

Associated Press State college, pa. Penn State football finally has a victory to celebrate.

Middle East crisis | Latest developments

Al-Qaida calls for more attacks on embassies Al-Qaida’s most active branch in the Middle East

Nebraska’s Pelini released from hospital

Associated Press LINCOLN, NEB. Bo Pelini wasn’t acting like himself on the sideline Saturday,

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Hubbard Public Library Board of Trustees, 5:30 p.m., Schafer Conference Room.

Some store-brand products beat name brands

Trade big brands for store brands and you’ll save big bucks — an average of 25 percent, according


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Career paths & limelight

education The Trumbull County Educational Service Center presented years-of-service awards to the


COURTS Columbiana COUNTY New complaints Capital One Bank v. Ken Steiginga, money. Platte

Shepherd celebration

Shepherd celebration YOUNGSTOWN Shepherd of the Valley is having a party and prayer service to


MILESTONES SCOUTS Eagle Award William “Liam” Robert O’Neill of Troop 71 in the

McClatchy Newspapers

McClatchy Newspapers I estimate that one-fourth of the questions parents ask me involve issues or

Swimming classes at JCC in October

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Beginning in October, the Jewish Community Center will offer swimming

Beautiful obsession

McClatchy Newspapers LEXINGTON, Ky. For dedicated aquarium lovers, the creation and maintenance

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Friends, 7:30 p.m.: A concert with

Pop culture Q&A

By Rich Heldenfels Q. What happened to Mark Steines of “Entertainment Tonight”? I haven’t seen him

Orchestra will back Speedbumps show

Staff report Canton Pairing rock bands with symphony orchestras is nothing new. The Moody

Movement has had no effect in first year

Los Angeles Times NEW YORK They linked arms, sat and waited for arrest at Zuccotti Park. As

State funding for higher ed will be a collaborative effort

Editorial: Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who has launched various initiatives to make state government more cost-

Good Samaritan helps man again years later

Associated Press CLEVELAND Gerald Gronowski thinks he may owe his life to the second

Years Ago

Today is Sunday, Sept. 16, the 260th day of 2012. There are 106 days left in the year. The Jewish

Cortland author to sign book

Cortland author to sign book CORTLAND Cortland resident Sally Lane will sign her book, “Cortland

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Obama’s vision on the mark

Opinion: As most people know, I’m normally quiet and reserved (wink wink).

Polamalu, Harrison questionable for Steelers vs. Jets

Associated Press Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker James

Valley native beefs up The Buckinghams’ sound

By JOHN BENSON Mariano Longo has been on one long, strange trip ever

Secrecy efforts can backfire

Editorial: Secrecy efforts can backfire The board of Mill Creek Metro- Parks is doing itself no favors by

Topless pictures of Kate published in Ireland

Associated Press ROME The British royal family faced a multinational battle to contain the

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS For the week ending Sept. 8

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Zoo” by Patterson/ Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 2. “The Time Keeper” by Mitch

2 NATO soldiers killed in attack in Afghanistan

Associated Press KABUL An Afghan local policeman killed two soldiers with the NATO military


newsmakers Colbert: ‘I love my church’ NEW YORK In a rare public moment out of character,

Obama and Romney make pitch to working-class voters

Associated Press WASHINGTON Competing for white working-class voters, President Barack Obama and

McCutchen helps Bucs snap 7-game skid

Associated Press Chicago Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle figured snapping a season-high

Years Ago

Today is Sunday, Sept. 16, the 260th day of 2012. There are 106 days left in the year. The Jewish


LOTTERY Saturday’s numbers OHIO evening drawings: Pick 32-9-6 Pick 45-5-1-5 Pick

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Romney gets things done

Opinion: We already know about Mitt Romney’s talent as a business leader...

Prep volleyball results

Canfield 25-25-25, Springfield 14-18-18 CANFIELD Sabrina Mangapora led the Cardinals with 20

Riding with Dave Blaney

Riding with … Dave Blaney Saturday: The Trumbull County native used owner points to qualifiy for

Johnson takes Chicagoland pole to begin Sprint Chase

Associated Press JOLIETT, Ill. Jimmie Johnson took an immediate step toward another Sprint Cup

Ohio State escapes Calif. scare

Associated Press COLUMBUS After another game too close for comfort, the overriding emotion for

Doubters beware! Niles on the loose

When Niles McKinley High School’s football team beat Girard, 34-13, to open the season, the doubters

Blood Drives

Blood Drives today St. Elizabeth Health Center Donor Room, 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, 9

YP’s ‘Cabaret’ should be seen

By Stephanie ottey “What good is sitting alone in your room” when you

What next for Covelli?

Opinion: “You guys are pitiful.” Those are tough words from “JohnYoung.” Whoever he is. He’s among the

Nationals pummel Phantoms

Staff report ORCHARD LAKE, Mich. Mac MacSorely scored Youngstown Phantoms’s only goal in a 7-1

Striking teachers rally in Chicago

Striking teachers rally in Chicago CHICAGO Thousands of striking Chicago public-school teachers


ARMED FORCES HONORS Airman of the Year Staff Sgt. James Inghram of Boardman recently was named

Anti-US protests jar Mideast with message of uncertainty

Anti-US protests jar Mideast with message of uncertainty By Ned Parker Los Angeles Times CAIRO

Slow coffee spreading fast

San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. It’s the start of the morning rush at Philz Coffee — and

Ask Mr. Know It All

Q. My girlfriend enjoys drinking white wine; I prefer beer. I don’t really know the name of the wine

Incubator for new ideas

Associated Press NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. In recent years, Niagara Falls has thrown open its doors to

Intricacies of replacing turntable cartridge

Q. I have an Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB turntable and want to upgrade the cartridge. I am

Thank God for Jim Traficant

Opinion: Thank God for Jim Traficant How does one of your writ- er’s who said he did not read Congressman

‘Slice of Americana’

By BURTON SPEAKMAN VOLANT, PA. The look of the Volant Mills hasn’t changed

Record reviews

Bob Dylan Album: “Tempest” (Columbia) Grade: A “Tempest” is no doubt the best album you’ll

Retirees’ plans for income disrupted

Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS John Folsom has a solid job in medical-device sales and has put two

AREA bowling scores

Highlights: Grace Sciarra rolled 226-279-300 — 805 on night of Sept. 11 in Wedgewood Ladies Trio.

‘Boardwalk’s Meg Steedle steals show

By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEW YORK For the first two seasons of “Boardwalk

Browns, Bengals lack QB spice for true rivlary

Associated Press Cincinnati Brian Sipe and Ken Anderson, Bernie Kosar and Boomer Esiason —

Did Kasich oppose auto bailout?

Opinion: Last Sunday’s column in this space headlined, “Will Ohio autoworkers back prez?” prompted an email


Birthdays Actress Lauren Bacall is 88. Blues singer B.B. King is 87. Singer Betty Kelly of Martha