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Sam Bahour details struggles of life in Palestine at Liberty event

Sam Bahour, a 1982 Liberty High School graduate, lives a long way from home, in Al-Bireh/Ramallah, Palestine, where he has worked 20 years as a entrepreneur and business consultant.


Crosby leads Penguins past Flyers, 4-1

Crosby leads Penguins past Flyers, 4-1 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sidney Crosby, Jussi Jokinen and


Man to be charged for lasering news helicopter in Hubbard

Charges are pending against a man who shined a laser on a news helicopter that was over the football stadium Friday.


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Josh Nenadal and Bart Logan

Oct. 17, 2013 | Josh Nenadal and Bart Logan of the Youngstown Phantoms join Tom Williams to discuss all things hockey.

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2 Toledo cops quit over off-duty dispute

2 Toledo cops quit over off-duty dispute


Hubbard man guilty of felonious assault and tampering with evidence

Hubbard man guilty of felonious assault and tampering with evidence Staff report WARREN


Huntington Bank reports 6 pct. profit increase

Huntington Bank reports 6 pct. profit increase


Woman pleads guilty to DUI in March

Woman pleads guilty to DUI in March


Police: Sex offender who fled Canada is in Seattle

Police: Sex offender who fled Canada is in Seattle SEATTLE (AP) — A high-risk sex offender who


Louis Mann guilty in parents’ death, could face execution

Louis Mann guilty in parents’ death, could face execution WARREN Louis Mann was found guilty


Village at Arlington grand opening is Feb. 1

Village at Arlington grand opening is Feb. 1


Ohio U. to investigate alleged rape near campus

Ohio U. to investigate alleged rape near campus


Mahoning County health board committee meets Friday

Mahoning County health board committee meets Friday


Boil advisory issued for portions of Brookfield, Hubbard townships

Boil advisory issued for portions of Brookfield, Hubbard townships


Court considers Calif. school’s May 5 US flag ban

Court considers Calif. school’s May 5 US flag ban SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Racial tensions and gang


6 Pa. teens charged in melee that injured teacher

6 Pa. teens charged in melee that injured teacher


Medicaid supporters await board decision in Ohio

Medicaid supporters await board decision in Ohio


AG: Chemist in lab scandal should get 5-7 years

AG: Chemist in lab scandal should get 5-7 years BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors will recommend a prison


North Side man jailed in killing of Homeworth woman

North Side man jailed in killing of Homeworth woman YOUNGSTOWN A North Side man is in custody


Columbus police shoot one suspect, arrest 4 more

Columbus police shoot one suspect, arrest 4 more


Man with knife forces way onto Ark. school bus

Man with knife forces way onto Ark. school bus JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a man


Prayer rally is today for Gospel Fest

Prayer rally is today for Gospel Fest YOUNGSTOWN A prayer rally will be at 6:30 p.m. today at


Colo. shooting lawyers tussle over sanity evidence

Colo. shooting lawyers tussle over sanity evidence CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors and


Substitute teacher OD’s on heroin in class

Substitute teacher OD’s on heroin in class PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say that a substitute teacher


State Sen. Joe Schiavoni meets Friday with Columbiana Co. school officials

State Sen. Joe Schiavoni meets Friday with Columbiana Co. school officials


Iraq: Wave of car, suicide blasts kill at least 51

Iraq: Wave of car, suicide blasts kill at least 51 BAGHDAD (AP) — A barrage of car bomb and


Ohio doctor faces more charges in unneeded surgeries

Ohio doctor faces more charges in unneeded surgeries


State TV: Top Syrian army general killed in battle

State TV: Top Syrian army general killed in battle BEIRUT (AP) — State-run Syrian television says


Ohio publisher seeking sanctions in treasure case

Ohio publisher seeking sanctions in treasure case


Bodies recovered in Mekong after Laos plane crash

Bodies recovered in Mekong after Laos plane crash PAKSE, Laos (AP) — Rescuers in fishing boats


Space heater may have caused fire on Bears Den Road

Space heater may have caused fire on Bears Den Road YOUNGSTOWN A fire at a West Side home about


Man gets 9 years in prison for gross sexual imposition

Man gets 9 years in prison for gross sexual imposition YOUNGSTOWN A 40-year-old Milton Township


Report: NSA and CIA collaborate on drone strikes

Report: NSA and CIA collaborate on drone strikes WASHINGTON (AP) —The National Security Agency has


Theft of $1,000 in baby formula from Austintown Walmart

Theft of $1,000 in baby formula from Austintown Walmart AUSTINTOWN Austintown police are


Syrian official says Geneva peace talks Nov. 23-24

Syrian official says Geneva peace talks Nov. 23-24 BEIRUT (AP) - An international conference on a


Mahoning County seeks sale of Annex building

Mahoning County seeks sale of Annex building YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County commissioners voted


States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - When a third-grade


Man accused of throwing baseball bat at woman’s head

Man accused of throwing baseball bat at woman’s head YOUNGSTOWN Police arrested a man at a 210


Youngstown raid nets crack, cash and ammunition

Youngstown raid nets crack, cash and ammunition YOUNGSTOWN Police found six bags of crack


Booker wins NJ Senate seat

Booker wins NJ Senate seat NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s U.S. senator-elect says he’s ready to


Boardman charges teen with assaulting cop

Boardman charges teen with assaulting cop Staff report BOARDMAN Boardman police arrested a


Relief as US avoids debt default

Relief as US avoids debt default BEIJING (AP) - Political leaders, investors and ordinary people


Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown

Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown WASHINGTON (AP) - Barriers went down at federal


Charges in fatal alleged home invasion

Charges in fatal alleged home invasion ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A man has been charged in what authorities


DA: Officer justified in shooting death

DA: Officer justified in shooting death HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor says a police officer


Police: Motel deaths possible murder-suicide

Police: Motel deaths possible murder-suicide GRANTVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State police have released the


Winter sports will be theme of party

Winter sports will be theme of party NILES Good Times Ski and Snowboard Club is hosting its


Local NCNW group plans membership event

Youngstown’s assistant law director will speak to the National Council of Negro Women, Youngstown.


O.C.C.H.A. plans annual gala

A local Hispanic nonprofit plans its annual fundraising gala.

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High school for autistic children opens on South Side

Estimated 50 family members, mental-health experts, therapists and others were on hand for Wednesday’s ribbon-cutting and grand-opening ceremony to usher in the new Potential Development High School for Autism.

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Stocks soar after Senate deal on debt, shutdown

Wall Street finally got the deal it’s been waiting for.

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Mooney, Crestview volleyball teams advance

Cardinal Mooney entered Wednesday night’s Division III volleyball sectional final a prohibitive favorite against United.

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Youngstown fracking ban on Nov. ballot exempts some businesses

City voters rejected a similar proposal in May


Canfield girl golfers motivated by 2012 disappointment

A trip to the state golf tournament eluded them a year ago by one stroke at the Division I district tournament.


Youngstown park commission depends on November vote

A commission member says city council and the administration have ‘circumvented our work’


Southern Park Mall to get $4M for energy efficiency

The Western Reserve Port Authority backs a project that will help the Southern Park Mall acquire up to $4 million for roofing and lighting improvements.


WILLIAMS | Former Phantoms fare well in NHL

According to The Hockey News, four hockey players with ties to the Mahoning Valley have NHL contracts worth a lot more than most of us are earning.


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Penguins have lots of weapons

After watching film of Youngstown State’s 59-point outburst against Illinois State, maybe the first task facing Western Illinois coach Bob Nielson isn’t how to stop the Penguins. It’s who to stop.

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Judge Sweeney reinstates murder charge

Judge reinstates murder charge


YSU’s Perry, Belin earn HL preseason honors

A two-time first team All-Horizon League selection, Perry ranked second in the conference in scoring last year with 17.3 points per game.


Wednesday’s Prep soccer results

Girls Division II Lakeview 5, Poland 3 CORTLAND Alli Pavlik’s hat trick led Lakeview


Fei-Fei Dong Pianist to perform with YSO

Staff report The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Randall Craig Fleischer,


Rust Belt gives new life to ‘Living Dead’

Rust Belt Theater Company has revamped “Living Dead: The Musical” and will bring it back to the stage beginning this weekend.


‘Talley’s Folly’ is a tale of love

“Talley’s Folly” touches on some heavy themes that spring from life during wartime.


Youngstown native’s play gets world premiere at YSU ‘Tribunal’ puts war on trial

Mark Milo Kessler has long been interested in the Nuremburg Trials, the military tribunal conducted by the Allies after World War II to prosecute the leaders of Nazi Germany.


Judge agrees to delay Ferrara case, notes rash

Continuance granted in Ferrara case


Kress building to be demolished

Estimated cost is $450,000


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Dinner planned to remember trailblazer Mary B. Smith

A memorial dinner is planned Wednesday to remember the trailblazer.

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Disaster crews prepare

From the time the sirens went off until the search dogs found the missing students, rescue crews had Hubbard High School covered.

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Congress forges another last-minute deal to avert default

President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., center; and Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio were key voices in the effort to end the two-week government shutdown and avoid the nation's default on its debt. Congress approved legislation late Wednesday night to avoid the threatened default and end the partial shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.


GOP should listen to Dumas’ advice: All for one, one for all

Opinion: GOP should listen to Dumas’ advice: All for one, one for all Republicans have created the most


Schools honored for sustaining high academic achievement

Many of the students attending the schools are from economically disadvantaged homes


Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday Cardinal Joint Fire District board of trustees, special meeting, noon, city


Jackson helps Tigers even series at 2

A revitalized Austin Jackson delivered in manager Jim Leyland’s revamped lineup as the Detroit Tigers built a big lead and held on this time, beating the Boston Red Sox, 7-3, Wednesday night to even the AL championship series 2-2.


NCAA playoff committee members are finalized

Condoleezza Rice, former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne and College Football Hall of Fame quarterback Archie Manning are among the 13 people who will be part of the College Football Playoff selection committee in 2014. The committee was officially unveiled Wednesday.


Cops: Curious worker set off dry-ice bombs

Cops: Curious worker set off dry-ice bombs los angeles A baggage handler arrested after dry-ice


METRO DIGEST || Ex-Marshall coach to speak at Park Vista

Park Vista of Youngstown welcomes Carl Kokor, former Marshall University assistant football coach, at 2 p.m. today in the Park Vista Gathering Room, 1216 Fifth Ave.


Two people indicted on burglary charges in Trumbull County

Two people indicted on burglary charges in Trumbull County


How they match up | Penguins vs. Leathernecks

WIUYSU Points per game22.041.9 Opp. points23.623.9 Rushing avg.162.4220.1 Passing


Coroner identifies homicide victim

Coroner identifies homicide victim


LA’s bats come alive in Game 5

It took the Dodgers five games to hit a home run in the NL championship series. Once Adrian Gonzalez powered up for the first one, their dormant offense broke loose.


Suh fined $31,500 for hit on Browns quarterback

Suh wasn’t penalized for the play, but it was shown on a video posted on NFL.com as vice president of officiating Dean Blandino said he wanted to look at it more for “potential helmet to the body.”


PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN Fool’s errand or heroic stand? Views differ on GOP’s Cruz, Lee

Associated Press WASHINGTON Fool’s errand or heroic stand? The bipartisan compromise Wednesday


Steelers’ Spence hopes to play this season

Laying on the Heinz Field turf, tears in his eyes and agony coursing through his body, Sean Spence wondered if he’d ever play again. He wasn’t the only one.


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Ryan and Sara Ogrodnik, Columbiana, girl, Oct. 15.


Cops: Man overdoses in front of kids in CCA parking lot

Cops: Man overdoses in front of kids in CCA parking lot


METRO DIGEST || 2 pups found starving, 1 dead

Agents find dogs youngstown Humane agents found three emaciated dogs in deplorable conditions on


Sunrise dismissed its lawsuit because it ‘achieved its goal’

Sunrise dismissed its lawsuit because it ‘achieved its goal’


Weeden tries to tune out critics

These days, Brandon Weeden’s critics come in all shapes and sizes — and from every direction.


Years Ago

Today is Thursday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2013. There are 75 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Correction

Correction A Hubbard volleyball player was misidentified in a story in Wednesday’s edition.


Getting ready to carve pumpkins?

Getting ready to carve pumpkins? A carved pumpkin will last just a few days, longer if the


Woolly bear bands: Winter fact or fiction?

Q. I saw a black woolly bear caterpillar. I’ve heard this means a bad winter. Is this how the


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Afraid of spiders? Most are harmless Itsy bitsy SPIDER

The unpopularity of spiders is legendary.

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Prepare now to get bloom for the holidays

By Barb Delisio OSU Ext. Master Gardener Volunteer Christmas cactus is a relatively easy


Plant and pest diagnostic clinic

Plant and pest diagnostic clinic Mondays and Thursdays Through Oct. 31 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Normand cleaning up his act — sort of

By JOHN BENSON entertainment@vindy.com Comedian Mark Normand may be known for his racy humor,


Thousands came to Sharon to see the burning river

Two things that will always exert a pull on people are water and fire.


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “Arsenic and Old Lace,SDRq directed by Jim Canacci, Trumbull New Theatre, 5883


Pipeline secures Ky. land deals

Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. A company planning to build a natural-gas pipeline in Kentucky


WTG

Today Dances Big Band Sound of Packard’s Sweetest Day Dance, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., W.D. Packard


CD RATES

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


BEST ON TV

“Reign” (9 p.m., The CW): “Reign” is essentially a European history lesson for the “Gossip Girl”


NIGHTLIFE

American Legion Post 737, 16465 Milton Ave., Lake Milton; 330-654-5630 Fri: The DT’s Band, 7 p.m.


PNC report $1 billion 3Q 2013 profit

Credit quality and lending improves at bank


Congress must pass farm bill

Opinion: The Observer-Dispatch, Utica, N.Y.: Among the casualties of the government shutdown are this


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK Carrie (R) A re-imagining of the 1976 horror tale in which a shy girl ostracized


DODGING DEFAULT

Associated Press WASHINGTON Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President


Newspaper: Chesapeake Energy may deduct portion of impact fees

Associated Press PITTSBURGH Chesapeake Energy has included language in contracts that says it


Bullying case raises questions for parents

Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. When two girls, aged 12 and 14, were arrested in a


Iran nuclear talks end on upbeat note; more are set

Associated Press GENEVA Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers ended on an upbeat note


Group plans mixer

Group plans mixer YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning Valley Young Professionals will gather for their


Surplus food

Surplus food Helping Hand Ministry, 2143 Jacobs Road, Youngs-town, various commodities, 10 a.m.


Faulkner warrants re-election to Warren Board of Education

Editorial: Warren city schools, like most urban districts in Ohio, continue to face crises on many fronts: