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Vigil Wednesday for Al Adi

A community vigil for Amer “Al” Adi is set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at 1st Unitarian Universalist Church at 1105 Elm St.


Campbell looking at stricter deadlines to pay water bills

Campbell administrators are considering tougher deadlines for water customers to pay past-due bills.


Sebring's ex-water operator blaming EPA for notification failure

Attorneys for the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and former Sebring Water Department operator James Bates faced off here Tuesday in what you might call a blame game over the 2016 Sebring water crisis.


Valley centenarian's 100th birthday wish fulfilled

Asked what she wanted for her 100th birthday, Margaret LoCicero responded with her signature humor.


Y'town schools treasurer unsure of levy need till June

A Youngstown Board of Education member is questioning whether the city school district will need another levy to remain out of the red.


School board member questions if another levy is needed

School board member questions if another levy is needed


Special counsel questions Sessions; Is Trump coming soon?

Special counsel questions Sessions; Is Trump coming soon?


Cosby out and about buffing up his image

Cosby out and about buffing up his image


Gay couple sues US for denying citizenship to 1 twin son

Gay couple sues US for denying citizenship to 1 twin son


Fla. teen charged with carjacking elderly woman

Fla. teen charged with carjacking elderly woman


Senate approves Powell to follow Yellen as Fed chairman

Senate approves Powell to follow Yellen as Fed chairman


Woman, 86, placed on probation after plea in Pa. bank robbery

Woman, 86, placed on probation after plea in Pa. bank robbery


P&G working to stop 'Tide pod challenge'

P&G working to stop 'Tide pod challenge'


910th Airlift Wing, air base fully operational

910th Airlift Wing and Youngstown Air Reserve Station are fully operational


Boardman's marching band makes 100th birthday surprise

Boardman's marching band makes 100th birthday surprise


YEARS AGO FOR JAN. 23

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2018. There are 342 days left in the year.


Tech and consumer-focused companies rise; Netflix leaps

Tech and consumer-focused companies rise; Netflix leaps


Lawyers: Juries, not judges, should impose death sentences

Lawyers: Juries, not judges, should impose death sentences


Cavs have meeting to vent frustration

Cavs have meeting to vent frustration


18-year-old dead after stabbing, Cleve. police search for suspects

18-year-old dead after stabbing, Cleve. police search for suspects


Man taken to hospital after Youngstown home invasion

Man taken to hospital after home invasion


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Motorcycle seminar Satruday at Packard museum

This informative seminar is open to the public and free with paid admission to the museum.


UPDATE | 2 dead, 17 injured in Ky. school shooting; suspect held

2 dead, 17 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held


Pa. man pleads guilty to causing wife’s 2016 suicide

Pa. man pleads guilty to causing wife’s 2016 suicide


Ohio high court: Trooper wrongly searched arrestee’s purse

State high court: Trooper wrongly searched arrestee’s purse


'Rosie the Riveter' Naomi Fraley dies at 96

'Rosie the Riveter' Naomi Fraley dies at 96


Schumer takes back wall offer in new immigration push

Schumer takes back wall offer in new immigration push


'I love Trump,' Uganda's leader says, despite vulgar remark

'I love Trump,' Uganda's leader says, despite vulgar remark


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Two arraigned on drug charges

Two people arrested on felony drug charges over the weekend were arraigned Monday in municipal court.


Mount Union to host Army War College panel Thursday

Mount Union to host Army War College panel Thursday


Girard man charged with making threats

Girard man charged with making threats


Superintendent of Cleveland juvenile jail retires after riot

Superintendent of Cleveland juvenile jail retires after riot


Audit: 11 from Ohio village in fiscal trouble owe nearly $1M

Audit: 11 from Ohio village in fiscal trouble owe nearly $1M


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Woman charged with assaulting Liberty cop

Woman charged with assaulting Liberty cop


Attorneys debate evidence in Bates/OEPA trial

Attorneys debate evidence in Bates/OEPA trial


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Man with hockey mask robs North Sider

Man with hockey mask robs North Sider


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Youngstown woman leaves kids after fleeing cops

Youngstown woman leaves kids after fleeing cops


Mayor Jamael Tito Brown's first inaugural ball is Saturday

Mayor Jamael Tito Brown's first inaugural ball is Saturday


12-year-olds charged with cyberstalking in girl's suicide

12-year-olds charged with cyberstalking in girl's suicide


YSU host STEM events this week for students

YSU host STEM events this week for students


Hubbard man charged after threatening officers

Hubbard man charged after threatening officers


Youngstown schools professional development committee meets Wednesday

Youngstown schools professional development committee meets Wednesday


Youngstown death-penalty case headed to Ohio Supreme Court

Youngstown death-penalty case headed to Ohio Supreme Court


Mahoning Valley December jobless rate down slightly

December jobless rate down slightly


Ryan Day stays at Ohio State; gets promotion

Ryan Day has been promoted to offensive coordinator by Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer.


Former YSU, KSU assistant Treadwell returns to Michigan State

Former Michigan State offensive coordinator Don Treadwell is returning to the Spartans’ staff.


Woman arrested on West Side on drug charges

Woman arrested on West Side on drug charges


AG Sessions interviewed by Mueller in Russia probe

AG Sessions interviewed by Mueller in Russia probe


Youngstown man gets 13-year prison sentence for 2015 shooting

Youngstown man gets 13-year prison sentence for 2015 shooting


Wilson Class of 1953 gathers for reunion lunch

Wilson Class of 1953 gathers for reunion lunch

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Americans killed, injured in attack on Kabul hotel

Americans killed, injured in attack on Kabul hotel


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Lisbon woman faces OVI, child-endangering charges

Lisbon woman faces OVI, child-endangering charges


Hoerig case featured on 'CBS This Morning" today

Hoerig case featured on 'CBS This Morning" today


Jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78


The Oscar nominees revealed

The list of 2018 Oscar nominations


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‘Shape of Water’ leads with 13 Oscar nominations

‘Shape of Water’ leads with 13 Oscar nominations


Russia says Ahn among top athletes barred from Olympics

Russia says Ahn among top athletes barred from Olympics


Ohio school board member resigns after apparent overdose

Ohio school board member resigns after apparent overdose


Moriarty gives update on Hoerig case on 'CBS This Morning'

Moriarty gives update on Hoerig case on 'CBS This Morning'


REUNIONS

Campbell Memorial High School All Alumni Reunion will take place at 7 p.m. July 21 at Mr. Anthony’s


Struthers school to host movie

Struthers school to host movie STRUTHERS Struthers Middle School Fellowship of Christian


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Tune into Vindy Talk Radio -- Rich Little and Dawn Wells

Rich Little and Dawn Wells on Vindy Talk Radio this week


Neil Diamond retiring after Parkinson’s diagnosis

Days shy of his 77th birthday, the rock legend is canceling his tour dates in Australia and New Zealand for March. He was on his 50th anniversary tour.


UPDATE 8:05 a.m.: A magnitude 7.9 earthquake near Alaska prompts tsunami warning

The strong earthquake was recorded about 175 miles southeast of Kodiak Island early Tuesday morning.


New medical advances mark the end of the diet industry Weight-loss science

By David Prologo Emory University For many years, the long-term success rates for those who


Trumbull deputies’ exposure to opiates during overdose raises issues of officer safety

Trumbull deputies’ exposure to opiates during overdose raises issues of officer safety


Local legislators hear hopes for more training, better rules for foster parents

Local legislators hear hopes for more training, better rules for foster parents


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Friends, family write letters to Al

Al Adi remains in ICE custody


Olson earns Horizon honor

Freshman sporting a black eye


Benton returns to Ohio comfort zone

Penguin is on 4th team in 4 years


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Mahoning County Regional Teacher Job Fair is Wednesday

An event Wednesday at the Mahoning County Career & Technical Center on aims to help people find teaching jobs


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Poland community members raising money for bridge restoration

Much has changed in the 141-year history of the bridge, the style of which used to be common across the United States and now is one of the last of its kind.


Court throws out congressional boundaries

Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the state’s widely


Choosing immigration criteria is definitely a Sisyphean task

Opinion: WASHINGTON In 1790, the finest mind in the First Congress, and of his generation, addressed in


Trump decides on tariffs to assist US manufacturers

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is approving tariffs on imported solar-energy


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Brookfield Township trustees, 8 a.m., work session, administration building, 6388


O’Reilly’s Auto opens in Campbell after two years of development

O’Reilly’s Auto Parts opens in Campbell


Taking on the cookie monster

Opinion: By TOM Purcell Cagle Cartoons I’m on a diet – a miserable diet – just as millions of Americans


YSU coach bowls over Curbstone

Penguins had a Top 25 finish in inaugural campaign


Woman, called inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, dies at 96

Associated Press LONGVIEW, Wash. A woman identified by a scholar as the inspiration for Rosie


BUSINESS DIGEST ||

Denny’s closes BOARDMAN The Denny’s restaurant on U.S. Route 224 is closed. A sign on the door


New rules for Oscar envelope handling

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES After taking responsibility for the epic


As deal is reached, Trump on sidelines

Associated Press WASHINGTON As the shutdown of the federal government lumbered toward an end


Pence: US to hasten move to Jerusalem

Associated Press JERUSALEM U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli lawmakers Monday that the


Cloud of suspicion hangs over Probate Judge Rusu

Editorial: Given our long-standing support for Mahoning County Probate Court Judge Robert N. Rusu, we find


Trump to face mixed welcome at Davos

Associated Press DAVOS, Switzerland In Davos this week, participants can experience “a day in


Protect against the flu

Protect against the flu WASHINGTON, D.C. Noting the widespread flu activity in Ohio and


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Berlin Center man wins $12k toward mortgage

Burgan Real Estate is offering fans at select Youngstown State University men’s and women’s home basketball games the opportunity to have Burgan pay their mortgage for a year.


Live music performances on television shows this week include:

Live music performances on television shows this week include: v Midland: Tonight on “Late Show


SHOP AND GO

Amazon opens store with no cashiers Associated Press SEATTLE No cashiers, no registers and no


Jewish Federation to host African-American Israel advocate

Staff report Youngstown The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation will host Chloe Valdary, an


Agents jail doctor who came to US as a child

Associated Press KALAMAZOO, Mich. A Michigan doctor who came to the U.S. from Poland as a young


Saffron may save eyesight

Q. I was diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration in 2014 and immediately read up on what I


LeBron’s numbers sliding while Cavs slip in standings

LeBron James knows the Cavaliers have a proven vaccine that could cure them of this midseason malaise: a larger dose of him.


Winter storm howls through Midwest

Winter storm howls through Midwest MINNEAPOLIS Heavy snow and strong winds pushed across the


AROUND THE NHL | Monday’s games

Red Wings 3, Devils 0 NEWARK, N.J. Petr Mrazek had 37 saves in posting his second straight


Burglar runs off

Burglar runs off YOUNGSTOWN A 56-year-old woman inside a West Side home Monday scared off a


Push for police levy

Push for police levy AUSTINTOWN Trustees are pushing for a police levy to appear on the May


MONDAY’s NBA GAMES

Rockets 99, Heat 90 HOUSTON James Harden had 28 points and Houston overcame a big early deficit


washington Back to work: Shutdown ends as Dems relent

Staff/wire report WASHINGTON President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late


Renacci said VP will be in Ohio to stump for him

He ran at the request of the president’s senior staff


Boardman Township voters will see a new school levy on the May primary ballot

Levy would generate $4.9 million per year and cost the owner of a $100,000 home approximately $17 per month


Browns hiring former Steelers OC

Haley spent 6 seasons in Pittsburgh


Gronk’s konked head to get extensive coverage

Tight end’s status for the Super Bowl is unknown


COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP Monday’s games

MEN No. 13 Ohio State 64, Nebraska 59 COLUMBUS Keita Bates-Diop scored 14 of his 20 points in


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Don Imus to retire from his morning show in March NEW YORK Don Imus, the


37th-ranked Mertens upsets Svitolina to reach semifinals

She’s the first Belgian to advance since Clijsters in 2012


Backups help resilient Eagles

Carson Wentz celebrated a victory with his teammates that many thought the Philadelphia Eagles couldn’t secure without him


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Brianna Getsie, Youngstown, girl, Jan. 20. Trevor and Tara


SPORTS digest

Treadwell returning to Michigan State staff EAST LANSING, Mich. Former Michigan State and


HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS | Monday’s games & scores

FOOTBALL Howland hires Boyle HOWLAND Howland High School has named Steve Boyle as the varsity


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The win marked the 400th of head coach Andy Saxon’s coaching career.

Girard’s Saxon hits milestone with victory over Lakeside


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