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American Legion post in Youngstown works to remember forgotten veterans in nursing homes

American Legion post in Youngstown works to remember forgotten veterans in nursing homes By SEAN

Car slams into church in Lorain

Car slams into church in Lorain Associated Press LORAIN State troopers west of Cleveland say

Anti-Semitic attacks increase sharply around the world

Anti-Semitic attacks increase sharply around the world Associated Press TEL AVIV, Israel

Truck strikes, injures 17-year-old jogger in Champion

Truck strikes, injures 17-year-old jogger in Champion Staff report CHAMPION A 17-year-old

Kerry, others memorialize US diplomat killed in attack in Afghanistan

Kerry, others memorialize US diplomat killed in attack in Afghanistan Associated Press CHICAGO

New Core education goals eliminate requirements for cursive penmanship

New Core education goals eliminate requirements for cursive penmanship Associated Press The

Search teams hunt for missing father, daughter who were kayaking on Lake Erie

Search teams hunt for missing father, daughter who were kayaking on Lake Erie Associated Press

Eastern Gateway Community College keeps on growing in the Valley

Eastern Gateway Community College keeps on growing in the Valley By DENISE DICK

Zwinglers mark 66th anniversary on April 6

CANFIELD Mr. and Mrs. LaMar Zwingler of Canfield celebrated their 66th anniversary on April 6.

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Bridges mark 60th anniversary with Florida trip

BOARDMAN The Rev. Dr. Jack and Claudine Bridges of Boardman were honored by their family with an

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Miss Langbein, Mr. Kiraly to wed in July ceremony

July 20 has been chosen for the wedding date of Caroline M. Langbein and George W. Kiraly Jr., both of El Cerrito, Calif.

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Miss Zentko, Mr. Vradenburg plan August rite

POLAND Stephen and Beverly Zentko of Poland are announcing the engagement of their daughter, April

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

Foundation announces donations

Siembida & Boggs Foundation announces donation and makes plans for future events


WEDNESDAY Fortnightly IV will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Loghurst Museum for a tour. Admission


MONDAY LB Circle will meet at noon at Eat’n Park in Austintown. Marion Brownlee will serve as


THURSDAY Nature Lovers will meet at 1 p.m. at Lutz Greenhouse, 7879 W. Pine Lake Road, Salem. Take


Champion S.C.O.P.E. Senior Center, 445 Mahoning Ave., Champion, has planned the following: the

Relay for Life team to sponsor fundraiser

Relay for Life team to sponsor fundraiser NILES The YWCA of Warren in partnership with the


1418 Auxiliary Seniors will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Great Hall at St. Nicholas Church on

BOOKS DIGEST || Author to have book signings

hAuthor to have book signings YOUNGSTOWN Author Earlina Gilford Weaver will be signing her

American Heart Association to honor community leaders

Heart Ball planned April 27 at Stambaugh Auditorium

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Dog walk next Saturday will benefit Angels for Animals

There will be a three-mile dog walk at 1 p.m. Saturday at Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Road.

Volunteers need for crisis shelter work day

The Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County, 1218 W. State St., is asking for volunteers for the Comcast Cares Work Day from 9 a.m. to noon April 27.

Newton Falls annual road, park cleanup May 4

The city will conduct its annual citywide roadside and park clean-up day at 9 a.m. May 4.

Grant-writing classes at KSU-Trumbull Thursday

Grant-writing classes sponsored by Kent State University at Trumbull and Trumbull 100 are from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Technology Building Room 117 on the KSU-Trumbull Campus, 4314 Mahoning Ave. N.W.

Louisville’s rally denies Wichita State

Defense sparks the Cardinals’ comeback

Trumbull County assistant prosecutor calls sexting an ‘epidemic’

Juvenile court proceedings are private, so the public doesn’t hear much about them. But a Trumbull County assistant prosecutor says he has prosecuted an “epidemic” of sexting cases involving Trumbull County high-school students.

Vindicator Winter Athletes

The Vindicator recognizes eight athletes who enjoyed great success during the 2012-13 season,

Event turns Eastwood Expo Center into veritable zoo

By JORDAN COHEN NILES Rick Scofinsky of Youngstown cradled Sara Rose, a

YSU’s Hymes eats breakfast and eats up carries

The Warren Harding product said he intends to be the Penguins’ starter.

Dog’s Day Out is walk in the park

By ELISE McKEOWN SKOLNICK BOARDMAN With tails wagging and tongues hanging, the

YSU’s O’Brien stymies Milwaukee

The junior pitcher tossed a five-hitter in the Penguins’ 10-1 victory.

Masons sponsor fundraiser to help Boys and Girls Club

This is the second year for the fundraising event.

State fire marshal investigating Mecca barn, house fire

The fate of a man who lived at the house and threatened suicide is unknown

Friends remember ‘queen’ Cowart

Her sudden passing hit the area’s bowling community hard.

METRO DIGEST || Amber Alert canceled for 13-year-old boy

Amber Alert canceled after boy, 13, is found vienna An Amber Alert for a 13-year-old autistic

Phantoms turn back Chicago

Daniel Renouf had two goals and an assist for Youngstown.

METRO DIGEST || Vienna power outage Saturday

Power outage vienna About 6,200 Ohio Edison customers in Vienna and Brookfield were without

Registration due Monday to vote in primary

Associated Press COLUMBUS Monday is the deadline for Ohioans to register to vote for the May 7

Sabrina MANGAPORA Canfield Basketball

A lot in her life stems from background, starting with genetics. As the daughter of Kim and Jim

Gabe STARK Howland Wrestling

When he’s not wrestling, Gabe Stark wears black-framed eyeglasses that make him look like a

Brittany FERRARA Hubbard Bowling

For a fourth straight year, a Hubbard High student has been named the top female bowler. Brittany

Emily THIRION Harding Swimming

A year ago at the district meet, after Emily missed the state qualifying mark by one-tenth of a


Nick CRESCIMANNO CANFIELD HOCKEY Played both forward and defense for the Canfield team and was

Peyton ALDRIDGE LaBrae Basketball

Coach Chad Kiser’s comment that “He’s the real deal who can do it all,” sums up the talent level of

Mike DERCOLI Canfield Bowling

His consistency couldn’t have been more important to the Canfield High boys bowling team than during

Ryan BAILEY| Boardman Swimming

A chase that took years to complete finally came to an end for Ryan Bailey on Feb. 23, when he won

Criminal justice: A dangerous job

Criminal justice officials are being targeted across the US, but such threats are not new to the Mahoning Valley and these local leaders.

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Boardman Township trustees, 5:30 p.m., Boardman Township Government Center, 8299

Blood Drives

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

Michigan youngsters hold off ’Cuse

Associated Press Atlanta Don’t call these guys the Fab Five. Michigan’s latest group of young

Late-night network shows are still a white men’s club

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES The role of female talk- show hosts in late-

Years Ago

Today is Sunday, April 7, the 97th day of 2013. There are 268 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Audiences asked to keep mum as Victorian Players dige 'Below the Surface'

By Stephanie Ottey Youngstown Once in a while, a play comes along that

Surplus food

Surplus food Stepping Into The Future Inc., 2905 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown. Food distributions

Drivers debate when, or if, to employ blocking

Theories on blocking and when it is acceptable vary widely in the NASCAR garage.

Puskas: Hey Browns, where’s Lombardi?

The team’s new GM needs to come out of hiding and face the media.

Mood tense 20 years after riot at Lucasville prison

Associated Press COLUMBUS It’s been two decades this month since the longest, deadly prison riot


COURTS COLUMBIANA COUNTY Divorces Asked Melissa Pollock, of 113 Union St., Salem, v. Levi

Oakland’s ‘Prelude’ boasts stellar cast

By Lorraine Wardle Youngstown Marriage vows are pretty clear-cut:

Charter change is about home rule

Opinion: Charter change is about home rule On March 17, the Vindicator published an editorial, “A flawed


Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Jaelynn Morrison and Dontae Madison, Youngstown, girl,

6 Americans killed in Afghan attacks

Associated Press KANDAHAR, Afghanistan Militants killed six Americans, including a young female

YSU track and field

YSU track and field akron The Youngstown State women won the 4x100-meter relay on Saturday with

YSU notebook More from Stambaugh Stadium

Back at backup: After spending the first seven practices at safety, sophomore Dante Nania moved back


birthdays Actor James Garner is 85. Country singer Cal Smith is 81. Actor Wayne Rogers

Malzahn: Auburn responded well to allegations

ESPN The Magazine and had separate reports this week detailing the team’s misdeeds.


ANIMAL RESCUE Who to contact Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County: www.-

Pastor Rick Warren’s son commits suicide at age 27

Associated Press LAKE FOREST, Calif. The Southern California church headed by popular

Video shows Miss. fatal shootings at police department

Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. Authorities have a video from a police interrogation room that

Kerry arrives in Turkey

Kerry arrives in Turkey ISTANBUL U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Turkey early

Can Ohio copy Oklahoma’s surging energy economy?

By John Funk Plain Dealer Oklahoma City The origin of Ohio’s hoped-for shale gas and oil


BRIDGE Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH x5 4 2 uA Q 6 4 3 v7 3 wK 9 5 WEST EAST


McClatchy Newspapers AKRON In the houseplant world, orchids have gotten a bad rap. Many people

April Snapz showcase ... Holiday Cheer Hopping to it!

Here are a few of the Easter memories sent to us for this month’s feature showing fun for the young

career parths & limelight

accounting Certified public accountants Jennifer Bartholomew and Dominic Mastropietro, who work

Pop culture Q&A

Pop culture Q&A By Rich Heldenfels Q. Several times on “Duck Dynasty,” Phil Robertson has

Tower speakers vs. soundbar

Q. I have a 25-by-20 room and need a sound system for TV and movie watching. I am torn between tower

Ms. Charolette’s grand opening

Ms. Charolette’s grand opening YOUNGStown Ms. Charolette’s Resale Boutique will have its grand

Winging it

Star Tribune (Minneapolis) At America’s sports bars, chicken wings are as essential to March

Today’s entertainment picks are:

Today’s entertainment picks are: v Animal Baby Shower, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The tradition

Military shopping getting civilian upgrade

Dallas Morning News The first civilian to run the military’s $10 billion-a-year retail business

Wild boys need ‘three strikes’ rule

McClatchy Newspapers Q. We have two boys, 8 and 7. They are completely, and I mean COMPLETELY,

Record reviews

LIL WAYNE Album: “I Am Not a Human Being II” Grade: C Audiences are very understanding when it

Weak job market drives young adults back home with parents

Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. When Cassidy Myers moved back home last summer, the 24-year-

Why we love ‘Mad Men’

McClatchy Newspapers NEW YORK Jon Hamm is luxuriating on a bed in a hotel room located somewhere


newsmakers Irish character actor Milo O’Shea, 87, dies NEW YORK The Irish actor Milo O’Shea,

publishers weekly BEST-SELLERS For the week ending March 31

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Lover at Last” by J. R. Ward (New American Library) 2. “Six Years” by

Book touts ‘speedy’ veggies

Book touts ‘speedy’ veggies Sometimes, impatience is a virtue. Certain vegetables are at their

An American institution

Associated Press NEW YORK At the beginning of each tourist season, the entrepreneurs who pitch

A radioactive plan

Opinion: By William Alley and Rosemarie Alley Los Angeles Times The beleaguered San Onofre nuclear power

Fallon to face late night viewer dilemma

McClatchy Newspapers LOS ANGELES Jimmy Fallon has been crowned the next king of late-night

State’s commitment to protect Meander will be put to the test as oil and gas drilling expands

Editorial: Meander Reservoir is the source of drinking water for more than 200,000 Mahoning Valley residents,

With warranties, you have more rights than you think

Shoppers may have more warranty rights than they think, which might help them get satisfaction, says

They’re off, but not in the Valley

Opinion: There’s a racino (horse-racing track and slots casino) opening on Tuesday — within driving distance

Ask Mr. Know It All

Q. To describe my physical appearance, I would say that I am husky. It’s such a strange term. Do you

Tribe bats silent again in loss to Rays

Alex Cobb scattered four hits in 71/3 innings, Kelly Johnson homered and the Rays beat the Indians, 6-0.

Sandy Hook families bring emotion to firearms debate

Associated Press WASHINGTON Bringing their emotional advocacy to the national gun debate,

Horschel still leads at Texas Open

He’s got a two-stroke lead heading into today’s final round.