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Idora neighborhood residents unmoved by Mount Calvary's reassurance

A public meeting of the Idora Park Neighborhood Association and representatives of Mount Calvary Pentecostal Church gave little insight into the future of the old Idora Park property.


Chief to address safety concerns at Masses this weekend

A place of worship has traditionally been considered a sacred place — a sanctuary. The term also refers to a safe haven, which a site of worship should be.


Sebring man gets prison term in meth case

Sebring man gets prison term in meth case


Four nurses indicted for stealing drugs from St. Elizabeth

Four nurses indicted for stealing drugs from St. Elizabeth


UPDATE | Kokrak in large group tied for 16th at The Players Championship

Kokrak near top of leaderboard at TPC tournament


Mahoning Co. grand jury indicts two men on homicide charges

Mahoning Co.. grand jury indicts two men on homicide charges


Ryan signs on to bill on military sexual assault

Ryan signs on to bill on military sexual assault YOUNGSTOWN — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is sponsoring a


Lane restrictions Friday on SR 11 in Canfield

Lane restrictions Friday on SR 11 in Canfield


Owner of Ohio hot dog diner linked to 'M*A*S*H' diner dies

Owner of Ohio hot dog diner linked to 'M*A*S*H' diner dies


Ohio suspect’s brothers released from custody

Ohio suspect’s brothers released from custody CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say the two


Ohio man's bond set at $8M in missing women case

Ohio man's bond set at $8M in missing women case


BREAKING NEWS: Woman charged in death of cop headed back to Pennsylvania

BREAKING NEWS: Woman charged in death of copy headed back to Pennsylvania


Former Pa. Gov. George Leader dies at 95

Former Pa. Gov. George Leader dies at 95 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. George M.


Senators: USS Somerset commissioning in Philly

Senators: USS Somerset commissioning in Philly PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob


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Celebrating 41 years with Dennis Mangan

May 9, 2013 | Dennis Mangan joins Louie Free to talk about his 41 year career at The Vindicator.

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University of Akron tries cut of remedial students

University of Akron tries cut of remedial students


Arias trial now turns to whether she lives or dies

Arias trial now turns to whether she lives or dies PHOENIX (AP) -- The jury has rendered its


Police: Dead Boston bombing suspect buried

Police: Dead Boston bombing suspect buried BOSTON (AP)— The body of Boston Marathon bombing


Mahoning County libraries closed Sunday

Mahoning County libraries closed Sunday Youngstown All public libraries in Mahoning County will


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Cleveland man arraigned on rape, kidnap charges

Cleveland man arraigned on rape, kidnap charges

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US jobless aid applications fall to 5-year low

US jobless aid applications fall to 5-year low WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who


Youngstown police investigating South Side shooting

Youngstown police investigating South Side shooting YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown police are


School library fight posted online; 5 arrested

School library fight posted online; 5 arrested CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say five people have


Verdict overturned for Pa. boy accused of murder

Verdict overturned for Pa. boy accused of murder PITTSBURGH (AP) — An appeals court has overturned


Cops: Streetlight scammers hit another Pa. town

Cops: Streetlight scammers hit another Pa. town QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say two men already


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

J.P. and Crystal (Chicone) Burkhart of Chandler, Ariz., announce the birth of their first child,


Cornhole tournament to offer fun, food

Cornhole tournament to offer fun, food LOWELLVILLE Mount Carmel Society will host a cornhole


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Plan for the worst, YSU presidential finalist says

One student said it’s important the next president realize YSU’s potential

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Crump, Boardman hand Ursuline first loss

Boardman junior Eddie Crump tosses a three-hitter.

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Poor turnout at turnpike hearing; tolls to go up in 2014

Turnpike tolls go up on Jan. 1, 2014, and continue rising until 2023


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OOGA leads injection well tour

Injection well tour shows simplicity of wastewater disposal

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Kokrak set to tee it up at TPC Sawgrass

The Warren native is playing in the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass for the first time.

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Main Boardman fire station project hits snags

Funding, property appraisals among roadblocks for BFD main station project

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Rubenstein has painful, but prized souvenir

Lifelong Twins fan Vic Rubenstein left Progressive Field with a unique memento.

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Mount Union’s Kehres steps down

Record-setting coach will stay on as AD.

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Mahoning commissioners want children services under JFS

The Mahoning County commissioners have declared their intent to put child welfare under the county’s Department of Job and Family Services.


Canfield tennis team clinches AAC title

Canfield’s boys team has been nothing short of dominant over the years.


Rust Belt's "The Illusion" gives older play new life

“The Illusion,” a new play written by Robert Dennick Joki of Youngstown, will premiere Friday and run for two weekends.


No hiding from "Children's Hour"

Director Cleric Costes will strike a dark and minimalist tone for “The Children’s Hour,” which opens Friday at the Oakland Center for the Arts.


Celebrity bartenders to aid Legal Creative

Staff report BOARDMAN The Legal Creative will host a Celebrity Bartending Night from 5 to 8 p.m.


Play uncovers ‘The Lies That Men Tell’

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN With Mother’s Day almost here, AF Productions will attempt to answer the


Southern Park Stables to receive help with educational opportunities

The Boardman Township Park and the Mahoning County 4-H are partnering with Southern Park Stables to create educational programming.


Losing September packs heavy punch

By JOHN BENSON entertainment@vindy.com It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to


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YOUNGSTOWN PLAYHOUSE "Legally Blonde" bombshell

The movie “Legally Blonde” played with audience expectations.

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YSU softball team defeats Valpo

YSU softball team defeats Valpo Chicago Junior Casey Crozier threw a four-hitter with nine


Base commander pleased with Youngstown veterans court

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The commander of the 910th Airlift Wing in Vienna Township said he is


Liberty schools hopeful about teacher negotiations

Officials hope to save hundreds of thousands of dollars


Hundreds mourn Shenango officer killed in line of duty

A Pennsylvania State Police trooper wipes away tears during the funeral for Shenango Township Police Officer William “Jerry” McCarthy IV. Hundreds of officers from throughout the region attended his funeral Wednesday in St. Vitus Church in New Castle.

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4 investigators go missing in Mexico

Authorities in northern Mexico say three police officers working for Interpol in Mexico and a federal investigator have been missing since Monday.


Minn. poised to OK gay marriage

Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. Just six months after Minnesota voters turned back an effort


AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY | Relay for Life schedule

Two of Ohio’s largest Relay for Life events are Friday and Saturday in Warren and May 17 and 18 in


Port authority gets $600K EPA grant

The grant was one of only four awarded in Ohio by the EPA this year.


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Becky Wall is 2013 campaign chairwoman

Volunteer awards were presented

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Indians edge A’s on controversial call

Oakland’s Adam Rosales appeared to hit a game-tying homer in the ninth inning.


LOTTERY

LOTTERY Wednesday’s numbers MULTISTATE Powerball21-22-26-30-57 Red ball 27 Jackpot in


Getting ready for Mother’s Day

Opinion: Getting ready for Mother’s Day As I look back over my life, I am trying to understand why a


NIGHTLIFE

Aces Fire Grill, 1738 Boardman- Poland Road, Boardman; 330-757-3835 Fri: Losing September,


Mahoning County truck design helps ODOT win national award

The Ohio Department of Transportation became the first state agency to receive the Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award from the American Public Works Association.


Years Ago

Today is Thursday, May 9, the 129th day of 2013. There are 236 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Kasich: Ohio will help ex-captives

By MARC KOVAC news@vindy.com COLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich said Wednesday that state officials


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Chad and Holly Lewis, East Palestine, boy, May 6.


Heat throttle Bulls to tie series

Miami led by as many as 46 points en route to the 115-78 victory.


MAHONING COUNTY COURTS

courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Abdallah Boual, 27, of 23 Arlene Ave., Unit 4,


METRO DIGEST || Boil advisory

Boil advisory Hubbard Due to a waterline break, Trumbull County water customers in Hubbard


Learn to Grow is more than class

There is no better way to learn than by doing. Getting your hands in the soil, planting a crop and then eating the foods you grow are rewarding experiences.


Former official describes Benghazi attack

Associated Press WASHINGTON A former top diplomat in Libya on Wednesday delivered a riveting


Cleveland women were chained, beaten, raped, police reports say

By Brandon Blackwell Plain Dealer CLEVELAND Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight


Man sentenced to prison for child pornography

He will have to register as a sex offender for 25 years.


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Dow stays above 15,000

Associated Press NEW YORK The Dow Jones industrial average rose, closing above 15,000 for a


Delta will pay dividend, buy back shares

Delta will pay dividend, buy back shares MINNEAPOLIS Delta Air Lines will start paying a


Court backs cheerleaders’ display of religious banners

McClatchy Newspapers Cheerleaders in a small Texas town can continue to display their Bible verse


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Chilling details emerge on house of horror

A man suspected of keeping three women captive inside his decrepit house for a decade was charged Wednesday with kidnapping and rape, accused of holding them under conditions so oppressive they were allowed outside for only a few moments in disguise and never saw a chance to escape until this week.

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Bombing suspect’s widow hires lawyer

Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. The widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan


GARDENING CALENDAR || Plant Sale

Plant Sale Weekdays through May: MCCTC Horticulture Program When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday–Friday.


Warren police get new captain

The new captain, however, may soon become the city’s new police chief.


Penguins turn to backup goalie

Tomas Vokoun will get the start in net for the Penguins in Game 5 tonight.


WTG

Today Discussion Book Discussion Group: “Eddie and the Cruisers,SDRq 2 p.m., Warren Public


Blueberries particular about soil

Q. We are planting our blueberries for the fourth and final attempt. They do not thrive and


OH WOW! kids center will mark anniversary

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The OH WOW! Children’s Center for Science and Technology will mark its


Kansas governor’s bad laws making work for attorneys

Opinion: The Kansas City Star, Kansas City, Mo.: When Gov. Sam Brownback said he intended to create jobs in


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .70, 31.85 —.05 Avalon


Care improves appearance

By Dan Burns OSU Ext. Master Gardener Volunteer For some of us, spring lawn care is welcomed


CD RATES

CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.


Don’t blame Islam for bombings

Opinion: By Amitabh Pal McClatchy-Tribune Don’t blame Islam for the Boston bombings. The Quran has clear


Bill OK’d to change overtime-pay law

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Republican-led House on Wednesday approved a measure that would


Obama pressed for more on jobs

Associated Press WASHINGTON The nation’s slowly improving jobs picture hides problems such as


POLICE CALLS IN GIRARD, LIBERTY

POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Girard and Liberty: GIRARD May 3


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK The Great Gatsby (PG-13) A mysterious wealthy man causes lives to intersect in


Oddly enough

Oddly enough Woman used Facebook to harass herself GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. A western Michigan


Rocker charged in murder-for-hire scheme

Associated Press OCEANSIDE, Calif. The lead singer of the Grammy-nominated metal band As I Lay


Free lunch

Free lunch Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 920 Dryden Ave., Youngstown, free Mother’s Day lunch


Festival will show off Dave Grohl Alley

Staff report WARREN Main Street Warren will have a festival from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday in Dave


Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday South Range Local school board, special meeting, 7 a.m., conference room, 11300


Salem historical museum to open for season

Staff report SALEM The Salem Historical Society Museum, 208 S. Broadway Ave., will open for the


“Community” (8 p.m., NBC): You thought it would never happen, but on

“Community” (8 p.m., NBC): You thought it would never happen, but on “Community,” Jeff (Joel McHale)


Beer festival brewing at Covelli

There are differences — both obvious and subtle — between beers. The same can be said for beer festivals.


Facing the ugly truth

Opinion: By Glenn Garvin The Miami Herald John Kenneth Galbraith once observed that “the enemy of the


2014 is the number for Obama

Opinion: WASHINGTON Thirty-one months ago Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell affronted the media and


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “Angry Tears,” the movie, will be filming in the Mahoning Valley in May, and


Wrong approach to Plan B

Opinion: As a mom, I can’t help but cringe. As a thinking adult, I can’t help but reconsider. I’m


49ers reach stadium-naming agreement

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO The future home of the San Francisco 49ers will be called Levi’s


Woman convicted, prefers death

Associated Press PHOENIX Jodi Arias spent 18 days on the stand sharing intimate, emotional and


Sanitarians shortage bolsters case for merger of health units

Editorial: “Consolidation of health entities more essential than ever.” That was the headline for an


newsmakers

newsmakers ‘Young and Restless’ star Cooper dies at 84 LOS ANGELES Jeanne Cooper, the


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