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Warren fire chief warns of smoke alarm phone scam

Fire Chief Ken Nussle issued a warning Wednesday for residents to be alert for fraudulent telephone calls offering to check a household smoke alarm.


Akiva kids to present Thanksgiving/Hanukkah program Thursday

The kindergarten at Akiva Academy, 505 Gypsy Lane, will present a special Thanksgiving/Hanukkah program to family and friends at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.


Kerry: US and Karzai agree on language for pact

Kerry: US and Karzai agree on language for pact WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry


Youngstown to pay company operating on city property

Youngstown to pay company operating on city property YOUNGSTOWN — City council authorized the


Girard high, intermediate schools to reopen Thursday

Girard high, intermediate schools to reopen Thursday girard The intermediate and high schools


Speed camera plaintiffs want Ohio judge to rule

Speed camera plaintiffs want Ohio judge to rule


Truck driver charged in Pa. crash that closed I-81

Truck driver charged in Pa. crash that closed I-81


Pa. horse racing agencies said to face insolvency

Pa. horse racing agencies said to face insolvency


Suicide car bomber kills 11 soldiers in Egypt

Suicide car bomber kills 11 soldiers in Egypt CAIRO (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-


Ohio village employees indicted on theft charges

Ohio village employees indicted on theft charges


3.5 magnitude earthquake in SE Ohio

3.5 magnitude earthquake in SE Ohio


Fla’s Rep Radel pleads guilty to cocaine charge

Fla’s Rep Radel pleads guilty to cocaine charge WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Republican Rep. Henry


Warren fire chief warns of fraudulent calls

Warren fire chief warns of fraudulent calls WARREN Fire Chief Ken Nussle issued a warning today


Obama opens JFK tribute with freedom medals

Obama opens JFK tribute with freedom medals WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama opened a day


Afghan election season off to a messy start

Afghan election season off to a messy start KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — With Afghanistan’s next


Evangelist Billy Graham hospitalized again in NC

Evangelist Billy Graham hospitalized again in NC


Iran’s leader backs nuke talks, with conditions

Iran’s leader backs nuke talks, with conditions GENEVA (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader voiced support


Investigation: 19-year-old Ohioan accidentally shot himself

Investigation: 19-year-old Ohioan accidentally shot himself


Teen violence expert to speak in Campbell

Teen violence expert to speak in Campbell


Bond set at $300,000 for Lowery in Warren shooting

Bond set at $300,000 for Lowery in Warren shooting WARREN Kardell Lowery Jr., 18, is being held


FitzGerald picks SW Ohio senator as running mate

FitzGerald picks SW Ohio senator as running mate


Reagan’s role in NSA’s hack of Google and Yahoo

Reagan’s role in NSA’s hack of Google and Yahoo SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Back when Yahoo was


BREAKING NEWS | 910th planes cut by 4, 50 full-time and 150 part-time jobs cut

910th planes cut by 4, 50 full-time and 150 part-time jobs cut A news release regarding the


Reminder: Sparkle Market in Boardman on Market Street closes Saturday

Reminder: Sparkle Market in Boardman on Market Street closes Saturday


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Remembering John F. Kennedy

Nov. 21, 2103 | A look back at the JFK Assassination

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Body in Ohio park ID'ed as exotic dancer

Body in Ohio park ID'ed as exotic dancer


Campbell police arrest Youngstown man on drug charges

Campbell police arrest Youngstown man on drug charges


One Church, One Child program at New Bethel Baptist Church on Friday

One Church, One Child program at New Bethel on Friday


Regents chairman asks NewsOutlet about broadening the program

Regents chairman asks NewsOutlet about broadening the program YOUNGSTOWN Vinny Gupta, chairman


Detective says Ferrara denies being at Marsh home

Detective says Ferrara denies being at Marsh home


Mahoning elections board certifies Nov. election results, recounts on tap in some races

Mahoning elections board certifies Nov. election results, recounts on tap in some races


Benedictine Sisters plan Spirituality Day

Benedictine Sisters plan Spirituality Day


Mahoning Valley Association of Churches plans annual breakfast

Mahoning Valley Association of Churches plans annual breakfast YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning Valley


The Way Station seeks Christmas donations

Volunteers needed to provide gifts for children The Way Station seeks Christmas donations


Possible gas leak causes evacuation of Girard High School

Possible gas leak causes evacuation of Girard High School GIRARD Girard High School was


Boardman police investigating thefts from Babies R Us

Boardman police investigating thefts from Babies R Us


Free flu shots available Thursday at MYCAP

Free flu shots available Thursday at MYCAP


Free flu shots Thursday at MYCAP

Free flu shots Thursday at MYCAP YOUNGSTOWN Free flu shots will be available from 2 to 4 p.m.


Liberty Township trustees have special meeting Friday

Liberty Township trustees have special meeting Friday


ODNR says state's mineral resources produced more than $2.7B last year

ODNR says state's mineral resources produced more than $2.7B last year


JPMorgan $13B deal may not end bank's legal woes

JPMorgan $13B deal may not end bank's legal woes


NE Ohio racino on track for mid-December opening

NE Ohio racino on track for mid-December opening


Ed Port ready for seventh surgery today

Port’s first surgery was in June 2011 Ed Port ready for seventh surgery today By DENISE DICK


Board of Regents meeting at YSU today

Board of Regents meeting at YSU today The Ohio Board of Regents is meeting today at Youngstown


18-year-old jailed in Warren shootings

18-year-old jailed in Warren shootings WARREN Kardell Lowery Jr., 18, was taken to the Trumbull


Warren SOUP event to raise money for local projects is Saturday

Warren SOUP will have its next microfunding event from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Movement, 480 E. Market St.


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

TODAY Boar’s Head Ladies of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown, will serve a


Humane society to host seminar and photos

Humane society to host seminar and photos SALEM The Humane Society of Columbiana County Animal


Woman found beaten outside Nles bar

A woman was taken by ambulance to St. Elizabeth Health Center for treatment after being beaten at 631 Vienna Ave. early Saturday.


Struthers council committee meetings this evening

Struthers City Council will meet today in council caucus Room 11 at the municipal building, 6 Elm St. The finance and legislation committee will meet at 6:15 p.m., parks and recreation committee at 6:45, and annexation, zoning and industrial business committee at 7 p.m.


Woman robbed at gunpoint in Warren

Police were called to Roosevelt Street Northwest at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday for a woman saying she’d been robbed at gunpoint.


Hubbard Eagles know they must play better in rematch

The biggest question leading up to this Friday’s rematch in Ravenna, this time on a bigger stage — the Division III, Region 7 final — would be whether or not this year’s Eagles team has the speed to match the Irish (12-0).


YSU vets center marches on

The new two-floor center is being built on Wick Avenue


Despite two straight losses, a win puts YSU in playoffs

As far as the Penguins are concerned, the playoffs start Saturday against South Dakota State.


Lordstown about to upgrade, link to Trumbull 911 center

Trumbull County commissioners are expected to approve an agreement between Century Link and the Trumbull County 911 Center today to provide Lordstown with updated dispatching equipment.


Noreen played key role in medal run

The six-team junior tournament was Anthony Noreen’s first time coaching on an international level and he described the experience as first-class.


Youngstown weighing if park/rec director can be dismissed

The law department jumped the gun on dismantling the park and rec commission


Mooney’s Harris earns dual honors

Myles Harris received All-Ohio honors and was recognized as a 2012-2013 U.S. Youth Soccer Region II Olympic Development Program player.


Campbell teacher pleads in gun case

The high school teacher had been charged with conveyance or possession of a deadly weapon on school property, but pleaded guilty to a lesser offense.


Father Popovich remains hospitalized after accident

The Rev. Stephen Popovich is alert, oriented and joking, a statement from the Diocese says


SPORTS DIGEST || All-District volleyball selections named

All-District volleyball selections named Players of the Year as voted by District 1 volleyball


Browns, city reach deal on stadium makeover

The Browns will use a low-interest, $62.5 million loan from the NFL and private funding.


Fingerprint evidence focus in Marsh family murder case

Fingerprint evidence takes center stage in cold case


Columbiana County grandstand demolition to begin Dec. 14

A new and larger replacement will be built before the 2014 fair opens in July


Radio Disney Cleveland comes to OH WOW! center

The interactive show for families highlights the importance of Ohio’s natural resources and why science, technology, engineering and math are crucial in developing those resources.


Poland kids, parents have fun night of fitness, health

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com POLAND Six-year-old Julia Clark enjoys taking tap, jazz and


Handel's Koins for Kids benefits Akron Children's

Benefits Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley


Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley installing state-of-art MRI

Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley’s new 10,000-pound magnetic resonance imaging scanner was lifted by crane Tuesday off the tractor-trailer rig that delivered it. It was placed in a specially designed modular unit attached to the back of the hospital. The $2 million project includes the MRI device, modular building, pediatric sedation suite and other renovations.


METRO DIGEST || Weapons-fire event at air base

Weapons-fire event VIENNA Residents and passers-by in the vicinity of the Youngstown Air Reserve


Time-saving ingredients

Family Features The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, but savvy hosts and


Nittany Lions face emotional Senior Day

Bill O’Brien will always remember his first Senior Day as head coach, that final time players race out of the tunnel in front of the home crowd, most of them knowing they’ll never hear 90,000-plus fans cheering for them again.


Steelers still in playoff hunt

Suddenly, things are looking up for the Pittsburgh Steelers.


oddly enough

oddly enough Pong played on Philadelphia skyscraper nets world record PHILADELPHIA A college


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Newton Falls Exempted Village school board, 6 p.m., board room, junior high


Who wins this year’s best burger award?

Who wins this year’s best burger award? Who served up the best burger of 2013? The guys rank the


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Amanda Crespo and Robert Ross Jr., Lisbon, girl, Nov. 17.


Judge halts execution in Missouri

Associated Press ST. LOUIS A federal judge in Missouri on Tuesday granted a stay of execution to


Surplus food

Surplus food Smith Corners United Methodist Church, corner of Kirk Road and Route 46, Austintown,


Former Irish QB Golson seeks readmission

Coach Brian Kelly said Tuesday he expects to learn in mid-December if Golson will be allowed to return.


thanksgiving dinners Free meals available

E.B. Family Life Center, 7 S. Garland Ave., Youngstown: Thanksgiving dinner will be offered to the


Flood-prone four-plex to be razed

YMHA seeks HUD approval to build a $7 million senior-housing complex.


Partnership seeks to bring 200 jobs to Youngstown

It is the first time that Western Union has invested domestically in customer-service workers.


Fla. rep charged with cocaine possession

Associated Press WASHINGTON Florida Rep. Henry “Trey” Radel has been charged with cocaine


23 killed in suicide bombing at Iran Embassy in Beirut

Associated Press BEIRUT Suicide bombers struck the Iranian Embassy on Tuesday, killing 23


gettysburg address Crowds observe 150th anniversary

Associated Press GETTYSBURG, Pa. In solemnity, thousands of people gathered at a central


Arrest warrant issued in shooting of two Warren men

Warren police have filed two felonious assault charges and a warrant for the arrest of Kardell Lowery Jr., 18, of Maple Street Southwest, in the early-Tuesday shooting of two Ferndale Avenue Southwest men.


Ohio high court upholds firing in school Bible case

Associated Press COLUMBUS A public school district was legally justified in firing a science


OSU’s injured Bryant relegated to watching games

Safety Christian Bryant, called the heart of the defense by coach Urban Meyer, broke his left ankle on the next-to-last play of the big victory over Wisconsin almost two months ago.


New allegations made against Zimmerman

Associated Press SANFORD, Fla. George Zimmerman’s girlfriend said he tried to choke her about a


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .61, 24.70 —.39 Avalon


Found running in shorts, no shoes

Nearby house searched


Butterball mystery: Turkeys wouldn’t fatten up

Associated Press NEW YORK Butterball apparently has a big, fat mystery on its hands: The company


Demise of cursive writing

Opinion: The Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Ill.: A thoughtful reader recently pointed us to what she


‘Catching Fire’ an upgrade for franchise Familiar hunger

Review ‘The Hunger games: Catching Fire’ Grade: C Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson,


Obama announces $100M for education

Obama announces $100M for education WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has announced $100 million


Hubbard horn-honking saga could finally come to an end

Editorial: For more than six years, Garrick Krlich and his wife have complained that they are the targets of a


Patriots moving on after call

His arms finally free, Rob Gronkowski clapped when he saw the yellow flag in the end zone. The Patriots would have one more chance to win.


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Pop-up perfection

The Youngstown Supper Club isn't for everybody.

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birthdays

birthdays Actress-comedian Kaye Ballard is 88. Actress Estelle Parsons is 86. Comedian Dick


newsmakers

newsmakers Viewers responding to Kennedy programs NEW YORK Television viewers have responded


War being waged against achievers

Opinion: A friend recently sent me a link to an inspiring video about an upbeat young black man who was born


BUSINESS DIGEST || To use rail siding

To use rail siding EAST LIVERPOOL The pending sale of the Columbiana County Port Authority


Virginia state senator stabbed; son, 24, dies of apparent suicide

Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds, a Democrat who rose to


JPMorgan, US reach $13B deal on mortgage bonds

Associated Press WASHINGTON JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $13 billion in a landmark


METRO DIGEST || 2 charged after stop in Campbell

2 charged after stop CAMPBELL City police arrested two people on drug-trafficking charges after


Years Ago

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2013. There are 41 days left in the year.