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Fat and Furious cast enjoys the limelight

Fat and Furious cast enjoys the limelight

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Slain hostage family seeks Stockton police records

Slain hostage family seeks Stockton police records


Top Colorado Court halts gay marriages, citing ban

Top Colorado Court halts gay marriages, citing ban


Steve Chiaro is new Warren superintendent

Steve Chiaro is new Warren superintendent


Fulks is new Boardman school board member

Fulks is new Boardman school board member


Bill would expand community-based addiction treatment

Bill would expand community-based addiction treatment


Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration


Boardman closes West Parkside Drive indefinitely

Boardman closes West Parkside Drive indefinitely


World calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash

World calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash


Girard woman falsifies military documents

Girard woman falsifies military documents


Youngstown school board mulls future of administration building

Youngstown school board mulls future of administration building


Weathersfield man indicted on child rape charges

Weathersfield man indicted on child rape charges


Sen. Portman visits GM Lordstown facility

Sen. Portman visits GM Lordstown facility


Woman in Campbell held against her will

Woman in Campbell held against her will


Man breaks window in Campbell, turns self in to police

Man breaks window in Campbell, turns self in to police


Ukraine searchers comb sunflowers for plane debris

Ukraine searchers comb sunflowers for plane debris


CNG fueling station to open in Girard

CNG fueling station to open in Girard


Gift cards, cash and CDs stolen from cars in Boardman

Gift cards, cash and CDs stolen from cars in Boardman


Israel deepens Gaza push to destroy Hamas tunnels

Israel deepens Gaza push to destroy Hamas tunnels


Woman loses relatives in 2 Malaysia air disasters

Woman loses relatives in 2 Malaysia air disasters


Drama team will host fundraiser

Drama team will host fundraiser YOUNGSTOWN The Shekinah Glory Drama Team is hosting a


CLUB CALENDAR

RELIGIOUS GROUPS Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will meet for a luncheon from 11:30


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International Journalism and Broadcasting Students

July 18, 2014 | International students from China


Summer festival and bike run and show to benefit animals

West Side Cats will host its third annual Summer Festival and Bike Run/Show from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Austintown Township Park.


Host families needed for Valley exchange students

Program of Academic Exchange is seeking families to host high-school exchange students from European, South American, Asian and African countries during the upcoming school year.


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Scrappers fall to Tigers in 14th

The good news for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Thursday is that a late walk-up crowd resulted in the season’s third-highest attendance. Eastwood Field welcomed 4,911 fans on Buck Night for the game between the Scrappers and Connecticut Tigers.Scrappers fall to Tigers in 14th

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Eyes on Youngstown as Maker City

The Youngstown Maker City Kickoff weekend will be July 31 to Aug. 4.

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Suspect in Struthers Manor murder awaits extradition from Pennsylvania

By EMMALEE C. TORISK etorisk@vindy.com STRUTHERS The man arrested Wednes- day in the slaying


DeFrank’s return to ring set at Eastwood Expo Center

Campbell’s Rojas is set for the co-main bout


Scalzo | Football escapes YSU’s Top 10 list

The writer forecasts a fifth-place finish for Eric Wolford’s Penguins.


Judge rules on motions in Martin case, continues hearing for 1 suspect

Both trial dates are still set for fall


Tod Cemetery builds ‘serene’ garden for cremation

A calm, serene and peaceful $700,000 columbarium garden for cremated remains is under construction at Tod Homestead Cemetery on Belmont Avenue and expected to be complete by October.


Canfield 9-10 softball team set for state

The team will play July 26 at Boardman’s Fields of Dreams.


49ers open posh, high-tech stadium

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York got a little teary on his drive to Levi’s Stadium on Thursday. His voice cracked while talking about taking his young son to games at the stadium for years to come.


MYCAP lays off 8, more cuts to come after losing Head Start

MYCAP could reapply to operate Head Start in 2015-2016.


Westminster college concerts will include America

Westminster College’s 2014-15 Celebrity Series will include a concert by soft-rock band America and Christmas with the Tenors.


Thompson pitches DuraEdge to Colt victory

His six-hitter helped the team win the opener of the super regional.


MTV video music awards Beyonce up for 8 moonmen

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer NEW YORK Doing a visual album has paid off for Beyonce: She’s


Viewers can show support for Guthrie

Next week, Don Guthrie will celebrate 44 years of broadcasting from the WKBN television studios. To honor its chief meteorologist, and to show support as he battles pancreatic cancer, WKBN is coordinating a Wear Purple for Don Day on Monday.


Mahoning commissioners put combined, enlarged CS tax on ballot

The combination and replacement of two existing CSB levies would generate nearly $2.8 million in extra local levy revenue.


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Some Valley restaurants cater to demand for healthy options

Ottavio Musumeci, owner and head chef at Station Square Ristorante in Liberty, left, and cook Gerry Gianoutsos work in the kitchen at the restaurant. The eatery offers American and Italian cuisine with organic, grass-fed beef offered, among other items. There are also multiple gluten-free options on the menu.

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Tony's Hideaway-Pogo's-Ernie McDougal's coming down at YSU

The three-story building was built in 1916.


Superintendent to leave Lowellville on July 31

Rocco Nero, the superintendent of Lowellville Local Schools for the past 10 years, will take over as part-time superintendent of Southington Local Schools on Aug. 1.


Two Trumbull men indicted on sex charges, one man sentenced

Two Trumbull men indicted on sex charges, one man sentenced


Exchange program seeks Valley host families

Staff report Program of Academic Exchange is seeking families to host high-school exchange


Majority don't want taxes collected on out-of-state online sales

Brick-and-mortar stores favor the procedure


West Side Cats to host third fundraising event

Staff report AUSTINTOWN West Side Cats will host its third annual Summer Festival and Bike


Love for Idora still burns for residents

History Center talk recounts Idora’s 85-year history


Austintown library hosts Gotta Move story time

By TIM CLEVELAND tcleveland@vindy.com Most story times that area libraries host consist of a

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Students win Green Team poster contest

Eight students out of 863 entries from area Mahoning county public, private and parochial schools

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Area students win Green Team poster contest

Eight students out of 863 entries from area Mahoning county public, private and parochial schools

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Relay for Life a success in Austintown

By TIM CLEVELAND tcleveland@vindy.com For a full 24 hours, participants in the Relay For Life of

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Mad Science makes stop at Boardman library

By TIM CLEVELAND tcleveland@vindy.com The Mad Science organization made a stop June 19 at

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Poland Community Briefs

East High’s 50th reunion The 50th East High School reunion will take place on Aug. 30 at Mr.


Area students win Green Team poster contest

Eight students out of 863 entries from area Mahoning county public, private and parochial schools

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Canfield takes on Boardman Swim Club

The Canfield Swim and Tennis Club recently competed against Boardman Swim club in a meet that was


Valley Legacy Awards kick off at SOV Poland

The motto of the Valley Legacy Awards is "A legacy is to be lived, not left."

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Boardman Park begins Adventure Day Camp

By TIM CLEVELAND tcleveland@vindy.com June 16 was a busy first day for the Adventure Day Camp at

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Boardman sends two to OHSAA meet

The Boardman Boys track team sent two athletes to The OHSAA track and field championship meet at The

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Poland Sports Briefs

Send us your news If you’re a summer sports coach or the parent of an athlete, we need your help.


Mahoning Valley Historical society to host Arby’s reunion

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting a reunion on July 24 of Arby’s corporate employees


CBC Bat-a-Thon raises money for club

The Canfield Baseball Club had its inaugural Bat-a-Thon on May 31, with members of the baseball and softball teams participating to raise money for the club.

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Canfield Community Briefs

Hot rod show to be July 24 Woodlands at AustinWoods, located at 4780 Kirk Road in Austintown, is


Mad Science makes stop at Boardman library

By TIM CLEVELAND tcleveland@vindy.com The Mad Science organization made a stop June 19 at

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Military members honored at Scrappers game

At a recent Scrappers game, attendees remembered those that have served in the military. Staff from


Firestone defeats Canfield swimmers

The Firestone Area Swim team defeated the Canfield Swim and Tennis Club 315-185, which was


Boardman boys relay team sets new record

The Boardman boys distance medley relay team recently set a new record and briefly earned the

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Canfield Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants summer sports news It’s spring sports season. Neighbors wants to be there every


Gina Muscatello | Richard Thomas

New Jerusalem Fellowship Church was the setting of the wedding of Gina M. Muscatello and Richard D.


Mad Science makes stop at Boardman library

The Mad Science organization made a stop June 19 at Boardman library with Kristina Kirkland and Carmen Copeland giving a science demonstration to a large group of parents and children.

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More than 1,300 students graduate from YSU

More than 1,300 students graduated at Youngstown State University’s Spring Commencement in May.


DeChurches honor 60 years of their marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred DeChurch Sr. of Boardman celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary May 25 at


Austintown Community Briefs

Hot rod show to be July 24 Woodlands at AustinWoods, located at 4780 Kirk Road in Austintown, is


Historical society to host Arby’s reunion

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting a reunion on July 24 of Arby’s corporate employees


Austintown Sports Briefs

Fitch basketball to host golf outing The Austintown Fitch boys’ basketball program will be hosting


Cornersburg Dairy Queen hosts Father’s Day event

By TIM CLEVELAND tcleveland@vindy.com Following May’s successful event for Mother’s Day, the

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Wolfgangs mark 50th wedding anniversary

The Rev. and Mrs. William Wolfgang of Boardman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 14


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Hilltop students honored at awards ceremony

Hilltop Elementary School had its annual Awards Assembly for first-, second- and third-grade students on June 5.

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Katie Fekety, Ian Zeljak set July wedding

Katie Fekety and Ian Zeljak, both of Pulaski, Pa., are announcing their upcoming wedding. She is


Wise-Kenreigh wedding is set for August 2

The parents of Nicole Leigh Wise of Boardman are announcing her upcoming marriage to Noah Ray


Dobbins Elementary closes out school year with Wax Museum

By TIM CLEVELAND tcleveland@vindy.com A project to end the school year at Dobbins Elementary was


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Boardman library hosts family story time

On June 11, Boardman library hosted a family story time event for area residents. The event was part of the summer reading program and helps children’s early reading skills. The event had a Father’s Day theme.

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Austintown library hosts Baby Brilliant event

By TIM CLEVELAND tcleveland@vindy.com Like other area libraries, Austintown library hosts

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Ruse-Russo plans are set for August

Deborah Ruse of Youngstown and Dennis Ruse of Boardman are announcing the upcoming marriage of their


Boardman Community Briefs

Monday Night Writers meeting scheduled Area writers, both published and unpublished, are invited


After layoff, Woods returns to cheers

He rebounded from a bogey-bogey start to shoot a 3-under 69.


Caimano earns trip to Senior Olympics

Caimano earns trip to Senior Olympics Louisville Rinaldo “Butch” Caimano of Boardman recently


Cavs willing to deal Wiggins for Love

Akron Beacon Journal The Cavaliers have relented and are willing to include Andrew Wiggins in a


Prospects fade for resolution on crisis at southern border

Associated Press WASHINGTON Prospects for action on the nation’s border crisis faded Thursday as


oddly enough

oddly enough Police: Arrested man ordered five pizzas delivered to station CORBIN, Ky. Police


Judge tells young man he needed a beating

Associated Press DETROIT A young man who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist


Three Leavittsburg fires close together considered suspicious

The Warren Township Fire Department battled three fires within an hour and a mile of each other early Tuesday.


Mahoning commissioners are rolling the dice

Opinion: After Mahoning County voters rejected a permanent 0.5-percent sales tax in May, commissioners


birthdays

birthdays Director Paul Verhoeven (“Basic Instinct,” “Showgirls”) is 76. Singer Brian Auger is 75.


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing East Side Crime Watch, 1001 Oak St., corner of Fruit Street, Youngstown,


MAHONING COUNTY COURTS

courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Richard A. Sharpe Jr., 33, of 3203 N. Wendover


Today is Friday, July 18, the 199th day of 2014

Today is Friday, July 18, the 199th day of 2014. There are 166 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Obama pushes program to fund roads, bridges

Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. President Barack Obama announced a new program Thursday to


No verdict in trial of suspect’s friend

No verdict in trial of suspect’s friend BOSTON The jury in the trial of a man accused of trying


Afghan ballot audit starts

Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan’s election commission began auditing ballots


METRO DIGEST || 4 arrested in burglary spree

Four arrested in multistate burglaries COITSVILLE Township police arrested four people in a


Downtown Youngstown company looks to expand

City will give $50,000 to the computer-software business


Israel begins ground assault in Gaza

Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip The heavy thud of tank shells, often just seconds apart,


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Lyndi McNeely and Tylan Ford, Youngstown, girl, July 15.


Sandusky son alleges abuse even worse than he previously stated

Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son Matthew said in a television


Report: Decline in labor force can be traced to before recession

Associated Press WASHINGTON Declaring the Great Recession only partly to blame, White House


Agenda Saturday

Agenda Saturday Lowellville school board, special meeting 9 a.m., library/media center, 52 Rocket


california Prosecutor: Robbers planned to take hostages

Associated Press STOCKTON, Calif. Misty Holt-Singh had just popped into the bank, leaving her


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .61, 24.61 —.19 Avalon


Racino posting another 100 jobs

A few weeks before the opening of Hollywood Gaming racino a final batch of jobs have been posted


Microsoft to cut 18,000 employees

Microsoft to cut 18,000 employees LOS ANGELES Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its


Safety can’t take a back seat to profits in transit of toxins

Editorial: Since 2009, the domestic energy boom has reaped rich rewards for communities large and small


How much will students pay?

Opinion: Wisconsin State Journal, Madison: It won’t fix the soaring cost of college. But it will help.


Number seeking jobless aid falls

Associated Press WASHINGTON The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last


Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels shot down plane

Associated Press HRABOVE, Ukraine Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of shooting down a


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Festival, 4-11 p.m.: Annual


newsmakers

newsmakers Elaine Stritch, brash stage legend, dies at 89 NEW YORK Elaine Stritch, the brash


Pocket park

Pocket park WARREN The Central City Neighborhood Association will dedicate a pocket park to the


Pirates looking for strong second half

Pittsburgh is just 3 1/2 games behind Milwaukee in the NL Central.


Historical society to host Arby’s reunion

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting a reunion on July 24 of Arby’s corporate employees


GM legal dept. under fire in hearing

Hearings over ignition switch focus mostly on actions of legal team


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