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Trumbull African American Achievers ceremony is Saturday

WARREN This 33rd Trumbull County African American Achievers Association Hall of Fame induction ceremony is 6 p.m. Saturday at DiVieste’s Banqet Hall, 754 North River Road.


Boardman High Quiz Bowl team seeks 57th win Saturday

Boardman High Quiz Bowl team seeks 57th win Saturday


Metal detectors will stay at Youngstown schools

Metal detectors will stay at Youngstown schools


Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair


Covelli Enterprises sued; company calls suit 'frivolous'

Covelli Enterprises sued; company calls suit 'frivolous'


Hubbard students write letters to Fla. shooting survivors

Hubbard students write letters to Fla. shooting survivors


PSP investigating Lawrence County baby's death

PSP investigating Lawrence County baby's death


Vindy Poll Now | A week after Florida school shooting, what is most true to you?

One week after the Florida school shooting, what is most true to you?


Gun control bill OK'd by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting

Gun control bill OK'd by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting


Ohio school removes sports posters depicting body silhouettes

Ohio school removes sports posters depicting body silhouettes


Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA


New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates


GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map

GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map


FLORIDA | Officer never went in to confront gunman

Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman


NEO hip-hop concert at Powers on Saturday is canceled

NEO hip-hop concert at Powers on Saturday is canceled


Mahoning County Grand Jury indicts 26

A Mahoning County Grand Jury Thursday indicted 26 people.


Trumbull board warns of deadly mixture of fentanyl and cocaine or methamphetamine

Trumbull board warns of deadly mixture of fentanyl and cocaine or methamphetamine


Struthers Middle School, police investigate threat found in boys’ bathroom

Struthers Middle School, police investigate threat found in boys’ bathroom


Couple indicted in the July 24 death of a 1-year-old girl

Couple indicted in the July 24 death of a 1-year-old girl


Boardman police find “fake crack” in Market Street motel

Boardman police find “fake crack” in Market Street motel


Hively drops from 7th Appeals court race

Hively drops from 7th Appeals court race


Liberty Township Trustee Stoyak resigns as board chairwoman

Liberty Township Trustee Stoyak resigns as board chairwoman


Dwight Yoakam concert tonight is postponed

Dwight Yoakam concert tonight is postponed


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State troopers respond to Beaver Township accident

State troopers respond to Beaver Township accident


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


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Five things to do Thursday, Feb. 22

Here are five things to do tonight


West Side man wouldn't give up his guns to police

West Side man wouldn't give up his guns to police


Youngstown cops find fentanyl and heroin in house

Youngstown cops find fentanyl and heroin in house


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SCHOOL SHOOTING | NRA-backed Rubio would support raising the age to buy rifles

NRA-backed Rubio would support raising the age to buy rifles


Mercy Health intends to merge with Bon Secours

Mercy Health intends to merge with Bon Secours


SCHOOL SHOOTING | Rubio on the defensive on gun control in town hall

Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control


Worries about US rate hikes return to stalk markets

Worries about US rate hikes return to stalk markets


Trump says guns only for ’gun adept teachers’

Trump says guns only for ’gun adept teachers’


Shelters open amid Midwest flooding as rivers keep rising

Shelters open amid Midwest flooding as rivers keep rising


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Hubbard family starts down long road to rebuilding

Two fires last year left Angie Vint without her husband, home


Second Mahoning County opioid summit draws large crowd

Community members come together to tackle opioid crisis


Eighth-grade orientation was Wednesday in Boardman

The students were urged to get involved in school activities when they get to high school


Non-renewing a school for non-traditional students

A school for non-traditional students has been non-renewed by its sponsor organization


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Mayor’s incoming city vehicle will be paid in part by the general fund

The SUV ordered for the mayor was paid completely from water fund


Award-winning organist at Stambaugh

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Acclaimed organist Daryl Robinson will give a concert on April 8 at 4


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Accolades pour in for Luke Combs

If You Go Who: Luke Combs, with Ashley McBryde When: 7:30 p.m. Friday Where: Covelli Centre


Powerful voices, strong performances in ‘Caroline’

By Eric McCrea entertainment@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN In honor of Black History Month, The


Congressman Ryan leads venture capitalists on Rust Belt tour

Local businessmen hope to cultivate partnerships and spur investment in the area’s tech sector


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Kimerer, Boardman teammates hope to make splash at state

BOARDMAN — Boardman swimmer Kyle Kimerer is a little more relaxed heading into the state meet in Canton this weekend.


Williamson sessions


Man pleads guilty


Arrested after chase


7th-grader who shot himself in school restroom dies

7th-grader who shot himself in school restroom dies MASSILLON, Ohio A seventh-grader who died a


Extend the life of your old photos

Opinion: By Danny Tyree Cagle Cartoons For most of my adult life, I kicked myself because I had carried a


Trump won’t blame Putin for Russia’s criminal action

Editorial: No important decisions are made in Russia without the blessing of President Vladimir Putin and


CD RATES

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


Don’t hide mental illness

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords After every mass shooting, we repeat all of the same things.


Murder suspect gets $600k bond

Additional 100k set for assault charge at jail


Test scores improve


Police scrapping drug field tests over safety

Associated Press ST. LOUIS Police who find suspected drugs during a traffic stop or an arrest


YPD two-officer patrol nets 85 doses of heroin and gun arrest

Both suspects caught in separate incidents


Cemetery cleanup


MS-13 sweeps shrouded in secrecy

Associated Press NEW YORK It was a tally so impressive that President Donald Trump touted it at


Schiavoni introduces bill to provide noncompetitive grants to school districts to increase or improve school safety measures

Police investigate social media post of a student in the Hubbard School District holding a gun


Campbell tightens enforcement of water bills, service

Campbell gets tough on water violations


CNN debate Rubio on defensive during town hall

Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was put on the defensive Wednesday by


Teens, parents discuss shootings with president

WASHINGTON Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents


Port authority helping YNDC acquire building on Glenwood Avenue

Port authority helping YNDC acquire building on Glenwood Avenue


Crime-watch meeting


Students across US walk out of class to protest

Associated Press In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of


Board keeps school shooting victims in thoughts

Austintown Board of Education members expressed condolences for the victims of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas School in Parkland, Fla.


Boardman police catch suspected drug dealer in the act

Boardman man arrested on drug-trafficking charge


Time to check the bulbs

Time to check the bulbs Most dahlia growers and others who store tender bulbs through our cold


YSU Theater brings script to life

I first read the script for “Mr. Wheeler’s” three years ago, shortly after playwright Rob Zellers


Winning bid tossed in Pa. casino license auction

Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. Las Vegas Sands Corp. submitted the highest bid Wednesday in an


From tent revivals to the White House

Staff/wire report MONTREAT, N.C. As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the


BLACK HISTORY | Scheduled events

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time


Thursday

Thursday Comedy Comedians of Local Interest, 8 p.m., Selah Restaurant, 103 S. Bridge St.,


Health symposium set


‘Maus’ comic creator to speak at university

‘Maus’ comic creator to speak at university KENT Art Spiegelman, creator of the groundbreaking


ACE negotiations may soon end

Youngstown State University’s Association of Classified Employees Union’s contract negotiations may come to an end in March


YEARS AGO FOR FEB. 22

Today is Thursday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2018. There are 312 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Lichens cause no damage

Q. I have a large rock/stone in my yard and it is turning black. What could be causing this? Also,


The geology history in Mill Creek Park

By Jim Thornton Ohio certified volunteer naturalist There are many geological wonders in the


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Weinstein uses quotes from female celebrities as part of his defense LOS ANGELES


Maple Syrup 101

Maple Syrup 101 When: Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. What: Beginners and experienced producers


China Tate leads Liberty over Heartland Christian

China Tate scored 22 points, including several steals for easy layups.

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Ford ousts top exec over inappropriate behavior

Associated Press DETROIT Ford Motor Co. has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of


HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP | Wednesday’s prep results

GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DIVISION III Mineral Ridge 65, Girard 39 MINERAL RIDGE Alexa


Former Chaney tennis coach to enter Ohio Hall of Fame

John “Jack” Wendle started the Chaney tennis programs and taught players from around the Valley the game.


Mavs launch probe after allegations of workplace misconduct

Cuban fined $600,000 for tank talk


AROUND THE NHL

AROUND THE NHL Wednesday’s game Blackhawks 3, Senators 2, SO CHICAGO Nick Schmaltz scored


OLYMPICS roundup

HOCKEY Czechs bounce USA in SO GANGNEUNG, South Korea Instead of waiting for his turn for


James opposed to proposal to change NBA playoff format

Seeding 1-16 being considered


Lions Club donates to Goodwill Industries

Lions Club donates to Goodwill Industries

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Winter Olympics (8 p.m., NBC): Coverage continues from South Korea.

Winter Olympics (8 p.m., NBC): Coverage continues from South Korea. “Nashville” (9 p.m., CMT): The


Vallourec reports income of $4.6B

Vallourec reports income of $4.6B YOUNGSTOWN France-based Vallourec, the parent company of local


Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard, 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown; 330-325-1075

Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard, 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown; 330-325-1075 Sat: Steve


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK Annihilation (R) A biologist’s husband disappears. She puts her name forward for


Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday Austintown school board, 9 a.m., subcommittee meeting, central office, 700 Raccoon


Give house plants a shower

Give house plants a shower There is nothing like cleaning off the dust and dirt that collects on


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Shawnickqwa Odem and Maurice Lathan, Youngstown, boy, Feb. 20.


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It's maple syrup time

Late winter and early spring is maple season here in the Mahoning Valley.


Playhouse to present ‘Moon Over Buffalo’

Staff report NEW CASTLE, PA. “Moon Over Buffalo” will open Friday at New Castle Playhouse, 202


Wise defends his gold

Snowboarder captures 7th top medal for USA


Why not everything you hear about the flu is true

This year’s flu season caught public health officials off guard. They did not anticipate such


Valley Christian girls rout Sebring

India Snyder scored 15 points and sister Imane added 12.


MEDALS COUNT

MEDALS COUNT At Pyeongchang, South Korea After 78 medal events NationGSBTot Norway1311933


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