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$1.75M stolen from Boardman manufacturer through email account

Someone outside the U.S. drained two bank accounts belonging to a township company, getting away with more than $1.75 million by having access to the right email account.


Friends, addiction explain Austintown athlete's fall from grace, court officials say

Tyler Hewlett appeared to be on the right track.


Character Avengers reward Lowellville students for acts of good character

Slightly more than 250 Lowellville kindergarten through sixth-grade students erupted into cheers as the “Character Avengers” – high-school students portraying superheroes exemplifying good character traits – burst into the school’s gym.


Trumbull pound offering $5 ID tags for any dog

The Trumbull County Dog Pound has a new tool to help people return stray dogs to their owner.


White nationalist's tour organizer threatens to sue school

White nationalist's tour organizer threatens to sue school


Ga. man jailed over restaurant's lack of barbecue sauce

Ga. man jailed over restaurant's lack of barbecue sauce


Youngstown police find human skull in North Side woods

Youngstown police find human skull in North Side woods


MSU athletic director retires over Nassar sex abuse

MSU athletic director retires over Nassar sex abuse


Ky. governor says shootings are a 'cultural problem'

Ky. governor says shootings are a 'cultural problem'


Trump tallies bash 'Amnesty Don'

Trump tallies bash 'Amnesty Don'


YSU speaker discusses treating people with mental illness

YSU speaker discusses treating people with mental illness


Police say officer wounds suspect near Ohio State campus

Police say officer wounds suspect near Ohio State campus


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Howland program to check in with seniors living alone

Howland Police Department is launching the townshipwide “Are You OK?” program


Ohio boy acknowledges throwing sandbag that killed car passenger

Ohio boy acknowledges throwing sandbag that killed car passenger


TCESC host Prep Bowl Competition on Saturday

TCESC host Prep Bowl Competition on Saturday


Trump declares America open for business under his tenure

Trump declares America open for business under his tenure


Michigan authorities investigating Ohio school official

Michigan authorities investigating Ohio school official


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The Bees Trees at Suzie’s

The Bees Trees will have a record-release show at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts.


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‘Dirty Dancing’ musical coming to Packard hall

Aaron Patrick Craven and Kaleigh Courts star in the touring production of “Dirty Dancing,” which will come to Packard Music Hall


UPDATE | $1.7 million theft reported from Boardman firm

$1.7 million theft reported from Boardman firm


Flu widespread across US for third straight week

Flu widespread across US for third straight week


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Warren woman charged with child endangering

Warren woman charged with child endangering


Ohio teacher suspended for comment

Ohio teacher suspended after saying 'go back to your country'


Judge allows mental hospital to give man his meds

Judge allows mental hospital to give man his meds


Cecile Richards stepping down as Planned Parenthood leader

Cecile Richards stepping down as Planned Parenthood leader


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Gun, weed, money send football standout to prison

Gun, weed, money send football standout to prison


3 Northeast states to sue feds over GOP’s tax overhaul plan

3 Northeast states to sue feds over GOP’s tax overhaul plan


CLUB CALENDAR 01/26/17


US economy grew at solid 2.6 percent rate in fourth quarter

US economy grew at solid 2.6 percent rate in fourth quarter


State patrol works to raise awareness of human trafficking

State patrol works to raise awareness of human trafficking


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Youngstown police find cocaine and 99 painkillers

Police find cocaine and 99 painkillers


Trump denies Times report that he ordered Mueller fired

Trump denies Times report that he ordered Mueller fired


Man, 83, cited for OVI after car mishap

Man, 83, cited for OVI after car mishap


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Wanda Sobieska in free concert

Violinist Wanda Sobieska will return to Youngstown for a free concert


Austintown students will attend leadership event

Austintown students will attend leadership event

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ICE refuses stay Adi’s deportation

The agency plans to continue with deportation plans despite intervention by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee.


Benjamin seals Penguins’ comeback win

Indiya Benjamin took over for YSU with time running out.


Panthers’ inside game too much for visiting Penguins

Garrett Covington led YSU with 15 points in a 66-55 loss.


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Youngstown schools citizens coalition, Mohip debate calendars

“It’s so refreshing to be able to ask questions in a room of adults and have a conversation and be able to just talk to one another,” Mohip said.


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Friends of Fido is asking people to show some love for pound pups for Valentine’s day

Trish Collins, president of Friends of Fido, said anywhere from $4,000 to $10,000 is typically received – and it all goes toward caring for the dogs.


Boyle returns to Howland as head football coach

Steve Boyle played at Howland under then-coach Dick Angle.


Lakeview, Poland rallying around Rygalski

Lakeview girls basketball player Lexi Rygalski has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.


Judge DeGenaro of Poland appointed to Ohio Supreme Court

The judge will run for the seat in the fall.


SPORTS DIGEST || Ex-Phantom makes NHL debut with Flames

EDMONTON, ALBERTA Ryan Lomberg, a Youngstown Phantom during the 2014-15 season, made his NHL debut on Thursday with the Calgary Flames in a game against the Edmonton Oilers.


Niles teacher used sick leave to coach Howland High Golf

Christopher Chieffo was fired Jan. 18 in a unanimous vote by the board of education


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Youngstown to re-evaluate snow-removal procedures

A street department worker complained to city council members they didn’t understand the problems.


Chamber announces board members, officers

Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors named four new members.


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Couple in recovery helps Rescue Mission mark 125th

The original building was a YMCA facility for blacks.


Struthers Mayor releases year-in-review

Struthers year-in-review highlights city accomplishments


METRO DIGEST || Jazz & Dessert event Saturday

Jazz & Dessert event AUSTINTOWN It’s time for some sweet treats and tunes Saturday at Austintown


Deputies help recover three German Shepherds that bit factory worker

Deputies help recover three German Shepherds that bit factory worker


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American dream now reality for 9

Judge Robert Rusu, center, swore in nine new citizens Thursday, including Jeny Wilcoxson, right, celebrating after the ceremony with her son, Brody, 4, husband Eric, and daughter, Olivia, 2at the Mahoning County Courthouse, downtown Youngstown.


Mill Creek celebrates winter in Davis Center

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Mill Creek Metroparks had a special “Toyland“ holiday

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Poland Sports Briefs

Poland Boosters basketball tournament dates announced The Poland Boosters Basketball tournament


Mill Creek celebrates winter

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Mill Creek Metroparks had a special “Toyland“ holiday

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CVMS bands perform holiday concert

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com The Canfield Village Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade

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Alumni game brings in funds for scholarship fund

On Dec. 27, Cardinal Mooney High School, located at 2545 Erie Street in Youngstown, hosted its

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Successful craft show benefits Fitch choir

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Austintown Fitch’s concert choir had a craft show on Dec. 17

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Care given to Christmas presents for seniors

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Home Instead Senior Care wrapped gifts for seniors on Dec.

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PSHS presents spectacular holiday concert

Poland Seminary High School presented its winter concert, “A Holiday Spectacular and Sing Along,“ at Holy Family Church on Dec. 16.

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POLICE BLOTTER

Jan. 11 Arrest: A traffic stop on Market Street resulted in the arrest of Edward Kimbrough Jr.,


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CHS art club has coloring book and crayon drive

In the spirit of the holidays, members of the Canfield High School art club had a coloring book and crayon drive to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley.

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Canfield Community Briefs

DIVA Donations has open house for new space DIVA Donations Mahoning Counties First Formal Clothing


Jan. 11

Jan. 11 Breaking and entering: Someone shattered a front-door window and broke into MetroPCS, 1502


Boardman Community Briefs

Teen Advisory Board meeting for February announced Check out at the monthly Teen Advisory Board


Presley Cummings | David Maxwell

DAMASCUS Presley Nicole Cummings and David Maxwell were married Oct. 7 at Damascus Friends Church.


Boy Scouts host Breakfast with Santa

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com The Campmasters of local Boy Scout Camp Stambaugh of the

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Three-dimensional art created at library program

The Austintown library invited the community to work on three-dimensional art with the library’s set of 3D pens on Jan. 16.

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Canfield Local Schools welcomes newest Cardinals

The Canfield Local School District is announcing Kindergarten Registration for students residing in


Canfield Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants winter sports news The snowy season is here, winter athletics have arrived and


Boardman Sports Briefs

Boardman Community Baseball registration announced Registration for Boardman Community Baseball


Come Stay and Play Pet Resort celebrates 10th anniversary

This past November marked Come Stay and Play Pet Resort’s 10th anniversary. In 2007, Bill and

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Crocheters make rugs at the library

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Participants at the Boardman library’s All About Yarn

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Children jumped with joy at Austintown Bounce’s Lunch with Santa

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Austintown Bounce had their Lunch with Santa Christmas party

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Cruise marks the Brenners’ anniversary

canfield Mr. and Mrs. David Brenner of Canfield celebrated their 50th anniversary on a seven-day


PREP ROUNDUP | Thursday’s results

GIRLS BASKETBALL Austintown Fitch 68, East 36 YOUNGSTOWN Sabria Hunter scored 24 for


GOLF

GOLF PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open Thursday’s Scores At Torrey Pines Golf Club s-South


AROUND THE NBA | Thursday’s games

Thunder 121, Wizards 112 OKLAHOMA CITY Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 46 points, and the


Judge to rule soon on whether to remove Mecca Township fiscal officer Deborah Drawl

Judge to rule soon on whether to remove Mecca Township fiscal officer Deborah Drawl


THURSDAY’s PRO GOLF RESULTS

FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN SAN DIEGO Tiger Woods brought big crowds back to golf, and he even


Thursday’s other COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES

MEN Penn State 82, No. 13 Ohio State 79 COLUMBUS Tony Carr hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to


LeBron has Durant, reunites with Kyrie in NBA All-Star draft

James and Curry will be the captains Feb. 18 in Los Angeles.


At Michigan State, sex-abuse scandal is far from being over

Associated Press LANSING, MICH. Sports doctor Larry Nassar is on his way to prison for the rest


Shooting suspect ordered held in juvenile court

Associated Press BENTON, Ky. The 15-year-old accused of killing two classmates with a handgun in


Love back at power forward as chaotic Cavs tweak lineup

Kevin Love’s latest move hasn’t made any of the Cavaliers screaming mad.


Warren man sentenced to 11 years in prison for killing wrong man in 2016

Warren man sentenced to 11 years in prison for killing wrong man in 2016


Panel rejects plan for tobacco device

Associated Press SILVER SPRING, MD. Government advisers dealt a blow Thursday to Philip Morris


AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1st major, top ranking at stake in Halep-Wozniacki final

Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia For the second time in the tournament, Simona Halep faced


S. Korea hospital fire kills at least 30

Associated Press SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA A fire swept through a hospital for the elderly in


Garrettsville man faces theft charge

Garrettsville man faces theft charge BOARDMAN A man faces a theft charge after police said he


Trump’s plan offers citizenship path for 1.8 million

Associated Press WASHINGTON The White House unveiled a proposal Thursday that provides a pathway


MAHONING COUNTY INDICTMENTS

A Mahoning County grand jury indicted these people on these charges


Oprah: ‘I don’t have the DNA’ for a presidential bid

Oprah: ‘I don’t have the DNA’ for a presidential bid ATLANTA Before her iconic Golden Globes


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Doughnut-eating champ charged with stealing from Dunkin’ Donuts ELIZABETH CITY,


Why some students fail

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords Another semester is about to begin at the community college where


2 years after ruling, man awaits shot at freedom

Associated Press BATON ROUGE, LA. A landmark ruling by the nation’s highest court gave Henry


Report: Trump wanted Mueller fired, backed off

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert


Mahoning County elections board taking steps to rebuild reputation

Opinion: What happened on the Nov. 7, 2017, election night in Mahoning County should never happen again.


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Lonnie Showers and Stacie Smelly, Girard, boy, Jan. 24.


YEARS AGO FOR JAN. 26

Today is Friday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2018. There are 339 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1253.10-0.20 Aqua America, .71


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Teens begin epic quest at Boardman library

Teenagers gathered in the Boardman library’s meeting room on Jan. 17 to create characters for their future fantasy adventures.

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Sara Wenger, Jack Daugherty are engaged

YOUNGSTOWN Sara E. Wenger and Jack Daugherty, both of Youngstown, are engaged and will marry at 5


Canfield swim and dive competes at the AAC Championship

The AAC Swimming and Diving Championships took place on Jan. 13 at the Warren G. Harding High School

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CHS students organize wiffle ball tournament

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Canfield High School seniors Angelo Petracci and Anthony

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Austintown Community Briefs

Austintown concert choir hosts purse Bingo The Austintown Fitch concert choir will host a Purse


Miss Graham, Mr. Kamenitsa to wed in June

CANFIELD Mark and Diane Graham and Tom and Julie Kamenitsa, all of Canfield, are announcing the


Alumni game brings in money for scholarship fund

On Dec. 27, Cardinal Mooney High School, located at 2545 Erie Street in Youngstown, hosted its

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AROUND THE NHL

AROUND THE NHL Thursday’s games Penguins 6, Wild 3 PITTSBURGH Evgeni Malkin scored two


OTHER developments

President Donald Trump barreled into a global summit in the Swiss Alps on Thursday, threatening to


Nassar ‘death warrant’ puts abusers, enablers on notice

Editorial: Michigan Circuit Court Judge Rosemary E. Aquilina spared no mercy and minced no words Wednesday in


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing Beulah Baptist Church, 570 Sherwood Ave., Youngstown, food, including


AMS hosts robotics competition

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Schools from Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania came to the

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Poland Community Briefs

DIVA Donations has open house for new space DIVA Donations Mahoning Counties First Formal Clothing


XFL back thanks to WWE’s McMahon

The XFL is no longer an ex-football league.