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Canfield car dealer gets 13 years for defrauding customers

Joseph Rein-thaler did not say what the event was five years ago that led him to plead guilty to charges that he bilked more than two dozen people at his Canfield car dealership.


Early voting in tri-county area falling short of 2012, but exceeding 2008

Despite a strong initial push, it appears the total number of early voters in this presidential election will come close to – but likely won’t exceed – the 2012 general election amount.


Sanders at YSU: Hillary wants affordable college, health care, higher wages, infrastructure work

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, stumping for Democratic Hillary Clinton, urged her supporters “to work as hard as you can” to make sure she is elected president while tak


Mom facing up to 6 years in prison after conviction for infants' opiate overdoses

A jury Thursday found Carlisa Davis, 19, guilty of two counts of felony child endangering — convictions that could produce as much as six years in prison.


Phase 1 of Fellows rose garden makeover complete

The first phase of a long-term makeover of the Fellows Riverside Gardens’ Modern Rose Garden is now complete.


Akron man accused of having sex with 14-year-old Girard girl

Benny T. Hunt, 40, of Akron, is being detained on a complaint filed in U.S. District Court here by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio, accusing him of sexual exploitation of a child.


Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle campaign; 2016 goal is $350K

Even though the 2016 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs just wrapped up and plenty of fall foliage can still be seen throughout the area, the fact remains that holidays are just around the corner.


Editor of Catholic daily in Rome shares insights about Pope Francis with Youngstown group

Robert Mickens shared insights about the leader of the Catholic Church in his talk, “Speaking Frankly about Francis,” when First Friday of Greater Youngstown met Thursday at Antone’s Banquet Centre, 8578 Market St.


Drug seller faces up to 27 years in customer's death

A Youngstown man, who has pleaded guilty to selling heroin that resulted in a fatal overdose, as well as additional firearms and narcotics crimes, could spend decades in prison, the U.S. attorney said.


Discipline, safety, respect issues in Youngstown schools, teacher says

Teachers wanted their concerns to be heard at today's academic distress commission meeting.


Commission wants changes to Youngstown schools plan

Commission wants changes to Youngstown schools plan


Mom whose kids ate opiates in jail awaiting sentencing

Mom whose kids ate opiates in jail awaiting sentencing


PRESIDENTIAL RACE | Trump to campaign in southwest Ohio on Friday

Trump to campaign in southwest Ohio on Friday


Man pleads guilty to selling heroin that resulted in a fatal overdose

Man pleads guilty to selling heroin that resulted in a fatal overdose


Ohio man sentenced in slaying of Florida concert promoter

Ohio man sentenced in slaying of Florida concert promoter


Columbiana County man enters Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

Columbiana County man enters Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame


PRESIDENTIAL RACE | UPDATE: Sanders stumps for Clinton at YSU

PRESIDENTIAL RACE | UPDATE: Sanders stumps for Clinton at YSU


Deep discount on tickets to circus at Covelli Centre

Deep discount on tickets to circus at Covelli Centre


Ohioan who beat wife’s drug supplier with bat gets probation

Ohioan who beat wife’s drug supplier with bat gets probation


PRESIDENTIAL RACE | GOP call for statewide Pennsylvania poll watchers is denied

GOP call for statewide Pennsylvania poll watchers is denied


Stocks are mixed, holding steady after 7 days of losses

Stocks are mixed, holding steady after 7 days of losses


Youngstown Diocese Catholic Charities president to retire

Youngstown Diocese Catholic Charities president to retire


Mom says she tried to get out of Warren home where kids got into drugs

Mom says she tried to get out of Warren home where kids got into drugs


Car dealer gets 13 years in prison for bilking customers

Car dealer gets 13 years in prison for bilking customers


Traffic stop reveals heroin and crack cocaine

Traffic stop reveals heroin and crack cocaine


Quarter auction to benefit students

Quarter auction to benefit students CAMPBELL A quarter auction Saturday at St. Michael’s


Cubs win series 8-7

The Chicago Cubs have won the World Series, ending a drought dating back to 1908.


Tom Williams: Indians did everything but end their drought

As the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame City is well aware, you can’t always get what you want.


Trumbull mom admits she knew drugs were dealt out of home where her infants OD'd

Carlisa Davis admitted to a police detective that she was aware that her brother and his friends had been selling drugs from the Randolph Street home


Poland’s John Hirschbeck retires after thriller

Poland’s John Hirschbeck went out in style.


Mahoning County observes 3rd annual Adoption Day

Mahoning County Children Services and Probate Court staff assembled in the county courthouse rotunda for the third annual Adoption Day celebration, which rejoices in the creation of forever families.


Valley fans had a mix of uneasy, optimistic feelings

By Charles Grove and WILLIAM K. ALCORN news@vindy.com CLEVELAND/YOUNGSTOWN Hope was at an


Youngstown council OKs loan for Gasser Chair expansion

Council also agreed to buy another 1,160 bins for its residential garbage program


Friday hearing will determine if evidence is suppressed in Fowler jogger-fatality accident

Friday hearing to determine whether to suppress evidence in jogger-fatality accident


Kirtland stings South Range in D-III regional semifinal

As a returning state finalist, South Range expected a sequel.


Trump’s son criticized ‘corrupt politicians’ during Boardman speech

‘Politicians are selling our country down the drain,’ Eric Trump said


Crestview to meet Gilmour

The Rebels will put their 22-match winning streak on the line tonight.


By MESFIN FEKADU

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer NEW YORK Tegan and Sara remember the unfiltered advice Neil


Model train displays open to public

Staff report AUSTINTOWN Model trains of all shapes and sizes can be seen at the Youngstown Model


Symphony offers salute to pioneers

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra will continue its season-long musical


YSU personnel list complaints in survey

Faculty and staff listed 15 themes in a climate survey conducted last spring


Rocker-audio engineer was always ahead of his time Alan Parsons in person

By John Benson entertainment@vindy.com There’s a good argument to be made that if Alan Parsons


Wineries to host annual Turkey Trot

Staff report MADISON The annual Grand River Valley Wine Region Turkey Trot will take place


Theater to present ‘Shirley Valentine’

Staff report STRUTHERS Selah Dessert Theatre will present the humorous “Shirley Valentine,” a


Mobile Mania makes physics fun at Canfield High

Canfield’s Mobile Mania is in its 22nd year, growing from a mere hands-on experience to a full-fledged physics Olympics


Students blending entrepreneurship and STEM concepts

Valley middle and high school students learn about STEM and entrepreneurship


Trumbull engineering contract has language aimed at holding companies accountable

Trumbull engineering contract has language aimed at holding companies accountable


Trump leads Clinton 46-41 in new Ohio poll

46 percent sided with the billionaire businessman, versus 41 percent for the former secretary of state


Niles mayor changes amount of water-rate increase

Mayor Thomas Scarnecchia dropped an additional meter surcharge


Indians couldn’t muster 1 last rally against Cubs

Cleveland Indians players react in the dugout after the Chicago Cubs edged out a one-run World Series championship in the 10th inning of Game 7 in Cleveland. Final score was 8-7.


Zobrist’s MVP performance brings Cubs long-sought title

This is why Ben Zobrist came back home. And this is why manager Joe Maddon wanted him so badly.


nba roundup

nba roundup Wednesday’s games Hornets 109, 76ers 93 CHARLOTTE, N.C. Kemba Walker had 22


Fed hints at coming hike, but leaves key rate alone

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday, six


Emails won’t be a factor

Opinion: By Philip Paolino The Dallas Morning News FBI Director James Comey’s letter to Congress stating


Associated Press

Associated Press CLEVELAND The Indians and their fans are going to have to wait at least another


Friday night lights coming to Big Ten

The Big Ten will play six Friday night football games a year starting in 2017.


Final stretch

Associated Press MIAMI With the turbulent White House race scrambled in new directions, Donald


Why robots are behind so many factory job losses

Associated Press WASHINGTON Donald Trump blames Mexico and China for stealing millions of jobs


Not-guilty plea entered for Howland trustee

James Lapolla Jr.’s case is now set for a pretrial hearing at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 19.


Byrne and Kelly of Celtic Thunder to return

Staff report CANFIELD Celtic Thunder’s Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly will return to Drake’s Landing,


Grand opening planned for new Boardman detox center

New drug/alcohol detox center opens on 224 in Boardman


Extreme reaction to Comey letter

Opinion: By Jay Ambrose Tribune News Service Hillary Clinton is trying to trick you about the new email


Garden design for those with limitations

Editor’s note: Don’t let physical limitations stop your gardening. Welcome to our three-week series


Winterizing roses

Winterizing roses Tips and tricks include mounding soil around the base, then adding mulch. You


BRIDGE

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Joel McHale of ‘Indoors’ just wants to improve you

By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEW YORK Joel McHale wants you to know he isn’t waging


Author presentation on famed shipwreck

Staff report WARREN Rochelle Pennington will give a presentation on the most storied Great Lakes


Putin offers new pause for Aleppo

Associated Press MOSCOW The Russian president on Wednesday offered a new unilateral


From Lilian’s garden!

From Lilian’s garden! When: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Nov. 20. What: The


Choices for president uninspiring

Opinion: Random thoughts on the passing scene: There seem to be fewer bumper stickers this year than in


WTG

Today vPittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Kickoff at 1


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Gage Brimhall, Youngstown, boy, Nov. 1. Nicholas and


Ohio dogfighting suspect pleads guilty

Associated Press COLUMBUS Authorities say an Ohio man has pleaded guilty to charges related to a


Fair board approved for grant to help with construction of entertainment pavilion

The Trumbull County Fair Board has been notified that it has been approved for a $43,360 NatureWorks grant


nfl

nfl News & notes Vikings: Offensive coordinator Norv Turner abruptly resigned Wednesday,


Beyonce, Dixie Chicks perform together at show

Associated Press Beyonce conquered a stage she’s never performed on: The singer sang her twangy


“Alicia Here in Times Square” (9 p.m., BET): “Alicia Here in Times Square”

“Alicia Here in Times Square” (9 p.m., BET): “Alicia Here in Times Square” could be the ultimate


Today

Today Lectures David A. Weintraub on the Potential Impact of the Discovery of Planets on


METRO DIGEST || Canfield ouncil to consider rules for beekeepers

Council to consider rules for beekeepers CANFIELD City council will consider a new ordinance


Brewtus Brewing Company, 23 Chestnut Ave., Sharon, Pa.

Brewtus Brewing Company, 23 Chestnut Ave., Sharon, Pa. Fri: Uncharted Course, 7 p.m. Sat: Five


YEARS AGO

Today is Thursday, Nov. 3, the 308th day of 2016. There are 58 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Vacation with NATURE for experiences of A LIFETIME

Vacation with NATURE for experiences of A LIFETIME By Theresa Semchee Ohio certified volunteer


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK Doctor Strange (PG-13) Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the role of the world-famous


Fall cleanup

Fall cleanup From disease reduction to pest reduction, fall cleanup is the best thing you can do


Big Ben won’t rule himself out against Ravens

Roethlisberger took first-team snaps while practicing in a limited capacity on Wednesday.


Drought not hurting Christmas tree crop

Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. New England Christmas- tree growers say the region’s drought


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “Greetings,SDRq directed by Nick Mulichak, Victorian Players, 702 Mahoning


Lots of action on screen and stage (and polka radio)

Michael Timlin is not a drunk punk, but he played one on TV. The Poland native, who now lives in


Investigating death

Investigating death AUSTINTOWN Police today will continue its investigation into the cause of


Art exhibits at the Hoyt

Art exhibits at the Hoyt Two exhibits exploring the quirks of human nature are on display in the


Lakeview takes first defeat in semis

The Lakeview boys soccer team took its first loss of the season with a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Revere in the Division II regional semifinal.


Assistant manager wanted at ReStore

Assistant manager wanted at ReStore STRUTHERS Habitat for Humanity’s Struthers ReStore located


CMA AWARDS List of winners

Complete list of winners of Wednesday’s Country Music Association Awards: Entertainer of the Year:


Lawyers say Cosby is too blind to defend himself

Lawyers say Cosby is too blind to defend himself NORRISTOWN, Pa. Bill Cosby’s eyesight has


CD RATES

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


Yemma is unconvincing in reaction to allegations

Editorial: Mahoning County Trea- surer Daniel Yemma, a Democrat seeking re-election Tuesday, contends his