Stories published May 5, 2013
David Ragan steals last-lap victory at Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — David Ragan used a
Kunitz’s OT goal rescues Pens UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Chris Kunitz scored his second power-play
Heat’s James wins MVP again MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James is the overwhelming choice as the NBA’s Most
Pelfrey, Twins stop Indians’ winning streak, 4-2 CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Pelfrey pitched six
Nationals beat Pirates PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyler Moore hit a three-run homer and Danny Espinosa
YSU student rings closing bell at NASDAQ Staff report NEW YORK Kevin Barron, senior finance
Bride-to-be, four other women killed in limo fire Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO The mother
Tree-killing beetle invades Columbus; 8,600 trees taken down Associated Press COLUMBUS
All systems go for six major highway projects in Valley By SUSAN TEBBEN firstname.lastname@example.org
Obama urges 10,000 OSU grads to fight for what they believe in Associated Press COLUMBUS Tens
Here’s your chance to meet, greet Ed O’Neill of ‘Modern Family’ Staff report YOUNGSTOWN
Israeli warplanes attack Syria again, setting off explosions Staff report BEIRUT Israeli
YOUNGSTOWN Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stubbs Sr. were honored May 4 at Blue Wolf in Boardman for their
LOWELLVILLE Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jacobson of Lowellville celebrated their 60th wedding
PETERSBURG Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Ross of Petersburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 4
MINERAL RIDGE Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Butcher of Mineral Ridge were honored by their children at a
Administrative professionals received recognition recently.
Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will honor Clear Channel Youngstown at May 14 event.
TUESDAY Clotilda Club, an auxiliary of Miriam Chapter 278, OES, will meet at Denny’s in Boardman
55-Plus Club of Mineral Ridge will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Church. Hostesses are
WEDNESDAY Fortnightly IV will meet at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and installation of officers. Dottie
Easter Seals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays in Columbiana and Mahoning counties for people 60
Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, open exercise at
The annual shopping and dinner event will be offered for two nights this year.
Home Savings named title sponsor of event POLAND Home Savings Charitable Foundation is the title
State Sen. Robert Robbins, R-50th, is encouraging volunteer fire companies serving rural areas and communities with fewer than 10,000 residents and where forest and brush fires are common to apply for grants of up to $7,500 for training and equipment purchases directly related to fighting brush and forest fires.
Weathersfield Township’s 2013 Spring Clean-Up program will be this week.
The city of Sharon has been approved for a $292,500 Keystone Communities Public Improvement grant for work to revitalize and improve its downtown business district, according to Sen. Bob Robbins and Representative Mark Longietti.
Opinion: Dennis B. Mangan, Vindicator editorial page editor, writes a farewell column as retirement approaches.
Wright’s State’s Hoelzel pitches win against Youngstown State By steve wilaj email@example.com
The problems associated with drugs in the Warren area need more than just police officers and federal agents hauling away people in handcuffs, says commander of the Trumbull Ashtabula Group Law Enforcement Task Force.
Dubuque goalie Arthur Brey blanked Youngstown
Early voting has been slow
Previous efforts to tweak have failed
By JORDAN COHEN firstname.lastname@example.org The Mahoning Valley Sanitary District has informed its member
One trustee said the changes are to clarify policies
Phil Mickelson and Nick Watney have the lead
By SEAN BARRON email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Bruce Dole began his Saturday with a walk of
Fitch won the girls track meet
Niles 9, Poland 4 POLAND Jake Foster pitched a complete game and a six-run fourth inning
Staff report NORTH JACKSON The second annual Blue Jay 5K will kick off at 9 a.m. May 26 behind
Staff Report NEW castle, pa. Funeral arrangements have been made for Shenango Township Police
Staff Report youngstown A vacant house fire damaged a nearby home Saturday afternoon.
Dominic Marchionda, NYO Property Group managing member, is transforming this long-vacant Wick Building at 34 W. Federal St. into a 52-unit rental and extended-stay living facility. Marchionda also said a deal with a nationally known hotel chain to build a 110-room hotel at the Stambaugh Building, 44 E. Federal St., should be announced shortly. ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR
YSU track & field Ypsilanti, Mich. Two Youngstown State men and two women picked up individual
Sharon improvements Sharon, Pa. The city of Sharon has been approved for a $292,500 Keystone
Youngstown State needs a win or a loss by Green Bay to qualify for the Horizon League Tournament.
Former Scrapper Jason Kipnis had three hits
Dan Bylsma expects the Islanders’ arena to be rocking
Kasey Kahne appeared to hold off Smith and Joey Logano, but a review by NASCAR of when a caution was thrown on the last lap gave Smith the victory and Logano second place.
YOUNGSTOWN The final 2012/2013 Sundays at Stambaugh Sunday will feature the Youngstown Percussion
The Pirates had been unbeatable this season when they took a lead into the ninth inning.
Associated Press NEW YORK Joakim Noah had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Marco Belinelli also
7 US soldiers killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan Seven U.S. soldiers and a member of the
Riding with … Dave Blaney Saturday: Qualifying for today’s Aaron’s 499 was rained out. Qualifying
HorseWgtPP1/4M1/2M 3/4M1MStrFinJockeyOdds Orb1261516-11/216-117-15- 1/22-21/21-21/2Rosario5.40
Associated Press TALLADEGa, ALA. Steady rain Saturday washed out qualifying at Talladega
LOTTERY Saturday’s numbers OHIO evening drawings: Pick 38-5-8 Pick 40-7-1-1 Pick
Ursuline 3, Willoughby South 2 CHARDON Winning pitcher Makayla Shore (13-3) struck out five
Associated Press NEW YORK Allison Guarino understands the controversy over new rules allowing 15
May 1-22 — Penn State-Behrend Summer Beginners Golf Sessions will be held Mondays and Wednesdays
Way back in the pack heading into the final turn, Orb was calm even if his jockey wasn’t.
Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio Gov. John Kasich had some critical words for the Ohio Chamber of
Saturday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 1-over-par 73 in the third round of the Wells Fargo
Associated Press HOUSTON The leadership of the National Rifle Association is telling its members
oddly enough 9-inch helicopter retrieved from Ohio courthouse statue MARION, Ohio A dustup
Associated Press BOSTON Every time the widow of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan
MCCTC plant sale CANFIELD Mahoning County Career and Technical Center horticulture program’s
COURTS COLUMBIANA COUNTY New complaints Famous Enterprises v. East End Lumber and Supply LLC,
newsmakers Rolling Stones launch tour with energetic set LOS ANGELES The Rolling Stones must
Today is Sunday, May 5, the 125th day of 2013. There are 240 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED
BRIDGE Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH x10 3 uA Q 7 5 vK 8 4 wA 6 3 2 WEST EAST
Births St. Joseph Health Center Terrice Roberts, Warren, boy, May 2. Brandon and Lindsay
May 17 — Vision for Veterans 5K at Firestone Park, Columbiana. Registration at 4:30 p.m., toddler
Opinion: Vote yes on charter amendment I was very dismayed when I read the “Vote no on charter amendment”
By David L. MUNNELL firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN The Victorian Players has decided to
Blood Drives today St. Elizabeth Health Center Donor Room, 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, 9
Agenda Monday Lordstown Village Council, caucus at 6 p.m., followed by regular meeting, village
By Lorraine Wardle email@example.com Youngstown To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Easy
CORRECTION On Saturday, March 23, The Vindicator incorrectly reported that Anthony Linker was
Surplus food Stepping Into The Future Inc., 2905 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown. Food distribution 11
Birthdays Actress Pat Carroll is 86. Actor Michael Murphy is 75. Actor Lance Henriksen
Cardinal Health’s 3Q net income rises columbus Cardinal Health Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter net
Seattle Times He’s 26, likes industrial and electronic music, has a bleached-blond mohawk
HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Hit” by David Baldacci (Grand Central) 2. “Whiskey Beach” by Nora
By NICOLE EVATT Associated Press LOS ANGELES Petite powerhouse Jessica Sanchez enjoyed singing
Q. What is the last name of Joe Louis, the boxer known as “The Brown Bomber”? B.L., Endicott,
Q. We have difficulty hearing the dialogue when watching TV. I have a substantial surround system,
Kenny Chesney Album: “Life on a Rock” (Blue Chair/ Columbia Nashville) Grade: B Kenny Chesney
We’re all coupon crazy! And for good reason: With so many great sources online and on your
San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. Gold, that mythical commodity used as a symbol of love,
By FRITZ FAERBER Associated Press PEORIA, Ill. Here’s a place where the word “caterpillar”
Hats off to these and all of the other nurses whose pictures were submitted for our “Patient People”
“Rihanna 777” (Monday at 8 p.m. on Fox) is a new documentary that chronicles the singer’s concert
San Jose Mercury News Buying a birthday present for a friend? Forget the wrapping paper and bow.
Editorial: The two leading candidates for the Democratic nomination for mayor of Youngstown agree on most of
Opinion: In discussing the lack of fan support for the Youngstown Phantoms hockey team, Atty. William A.
Associated Press BEIRUT The Syrian state news agency SANA, citing initial reports, says
armed forces digest HONORS Battle Efficiency ‘E’ Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Richard K.
MAY PRIMARY Ballots The candidates and issues that will appear on Tuesday’s primary election
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS Nicole and Richard Pearsall were honored with a Distinguished Alumni