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The Finals countdown

Junior golfers gear up for Greatest finale

Full Nelson: Scrappers outfielder delivers walk-off HR

Hosea Nelson is making a habit of saving his best for last.

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Man drowns in Mosquito Lake

ODNR is investigating a death at a Mosquito Lake Park beach.

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Mount Carmel Festival deeply rooted in family tradition

The annual Mount Carmel Festival on Wilson Avenue is deeply rooted in family tradition.

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Dozens rev up, go the distance to help cats, dogs

An estimated 40 riders took part in Sunday’s seventh annual West Side Cats Bike Run & Summer Festival

One person drowns in Mosquito Lake today

Another person nearly drowned, according to official reports

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Vive la France! And a lot of other nations, too

And for only the second time, France is the World Cup champion.

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Canfield teen enters halls of Congress as page in Senate

Dominic DeRamo is vice president of his school’s Speech and Debate Club and a member of its student council

Brantley's homer lifts Indians to 5-2 win over Yankees

With a flight to catch, Michael Brantley quickly dressed and stuffed some batting gloves, cleats and other gear into a red-white-and-blue duffel bag.

Gunfire kills two inside car on interstate in Cleveland

The victims had wounds to their heads and bodies

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'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.

Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are.

Suspect in shooting of 3 Kansas City cops dies in standoff

Police shot and killed a man Sunday suspected of shooting and wounding three Kansas City police officers, authorities said.

Chicago police: Man killed by police appeared to be armed

Footage from body-worn cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a black man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun, authorities said Sunday.

Today's 77-mile bike run benefits West Side Cats

The group is planning to move from Youngstown to Boardman in September

French President Macron has plenty of fun at World Cup final

In a stadium packed with presidents watching the World Cup final, no one had as much fun as Emmanuel Macron.

Toys, eyeglasses, cellphones surface in Ohio sewer system

Workers in a metropolitan sewer district have amassed an impressive collection of toys, eyeglasses and other objects that made their way through the city's sewer system.

US judge criticizes plan to reunify families split at border

A federal judge, responding to a plan to reunify children separated at the border, said he was having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration was acting in good faith to comply with his orders.

Trump arrives in Finland for closely watched Putin summit

President Donald Trump arrived in Finland on Sunday for a closely watched one-on-one summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Bunny rescue open house is Saturday

Bunnies in Baskets, an F5RS and a 501(c)(3) rescue and sanctuary, will host a “Summer Fun with your Adopted Bun” open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

VINDY EXCLUSIVE | Salary could impact search for finance director, mayor says

It won’t be until at least September before a finance director is hired.

Scrappers drop fourth in a row

The Hudson Valley Renegades won, 1-0.

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Caboose rides thrill attendees at open house for Railroad Heritage Assoc.

Carl Jacobson of Youngstown, president of the Mahoning Valley Railroad Heritage Association, rides on the transfer caboose during the Mahoning Valley Railroad Heritage Association museum open house Saturday morning.

Canfield’s Stein commits to Ohio State

Tyler Stein went 49-3 and won a Division II state title at 220 pounds as a junior.

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Flea Flourishes

The Youngstown Flea is growing in both size and reputation.

Austintown’s Mang gets call for All-Star events

Eastern League umpire John Mang will work the Home Run Derby.

Croatia looks for first World Cup championship against France

France is the established power with a young team full of speed and skill. Croatia has the veterans that have shown they can never be counted out.

Fiction Forest at B&O gave area platform for music

Well-known local bands, JD Eicher, The Vindys, and Spirit of the Bear were among 15 groups slated to appear at Saturday’s Fiction Forest event at the B&O Station by the Mahoning River, downtown.

SPORTS DIGEST || Springfield’s track to close for repairs

Springfield High School’s stadium and track will be closed Monday through Friday for phase one of a track resurfacing project. Pending any weather delays, the track will open again on July 21.

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Angiuli’s Farm Market gears up for busy season

“Our focus has always been produce,” Carl Angiuli said about his family’s farm.

Runners to your marks … Upcoming races & walks

JULY 29 — The inaugural Eye Run in the Sun, a 5K Race for Vision. The race begins and ends at

Belgium shuts out England for 3rd place

The Belgians earned their best World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 on Saturday.


VETERANS COLUMBUS The 121st Air Refueling Wing conducted a ceremony to dedicate one of its

Expert on mafia in Valley to speak

Allan R. May, author of several books about the history of organized crime in the Mahoning Valley, will give a presentation at 10 a.m. Saturday in the meeting room of Kravitz Deli, 3135 Belmont Ave.

BUSINESS DIGEST || New product

Millwood Inc. announced it has added a new product to its packing line.

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It’s a beautiful day in Pennsylvania on Mister Rogers’ trail

It’s a beautiful day in Mister Rogers’ neighborhood! But if you want to visit, you’ll have to head to Pennsylvania.

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VINDY EXCLUSIVE | Summit students, staff sound off on problems

Summit Academy Secondary School, a charter school on Youngstown's South Side, has been found out of compliance with several state standards.


Holy Family Seniors will meet on Monday at 11:30 a.m. in Holy Family Parish Hall. Lunch will be

Senior menu

Easter Seals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays in Columbiana and Mahoning counties for people 60

Ohio Senate Republicans score one for the citizenry

Editorial: Our immediate reaction to last Tuesday’s unexpected vote by the Ohio Senate to rein in payday

Ohio on right track with justice reform

Opinion: When crime rises, the first inclination of lawmakers is punishment. Longer sentences, mandatory

Bring Stormy’s assets to bear

Opinion: If Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman David Betras hopes to light a fire under his membership

Enjoy a stay at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa

Time to get away. The breezes are warm, the sunsets spectacular. You can enjoy a spot of culture or just press pause and absorb some positive chi.

IN THE CUP! Area holes-in-one

Mary Ann Whiteleather aced the 128-yard No. 13 at Mill Creek South. She used a 5-wood. Witnesses

AROUND THE HORN | Saturday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 9, Tigers 1 HOUSTON Gerrit Cole struck out eight in 52/3 strong

Indians’ miscues critical in loss to Yankees

Indians All-Star Jose Ramirez belted his 29th homer.

Bucs double up on Brewers

Once wasn’t enough for Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco

GOLF CALENDAR Upcoming scrambles & outings

JULY 21 — The annual Mahoning County Public Special Olympics four-man scramble at Knoll Run Golf


HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The President is Missing” by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little,

Outcome of British Open looks ‘Rosey’

Jonah Karzmer: Look for Justin Rose to win at Carnoustie.

Trump faults Obama for US response to Russian hacking

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration

Mixed messaging abounds as Trump-Putin talks near

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s persistence in pursuing friendly ties with

Garden club donates new plaque for statue

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Mignonette Garden Club recently donated a new plaque for the statue

MVCAP presents awards

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning Valley College Access Program recently awarded $1,000

‘A Terrible Country’ is a wonderful novel

By ANN LEVIN Associated Press “A Terrible Country: a Novel” (Viking), by Keith Gessen With

More than a dozen books excerpted in romance compilation

More than a dozen books excerpted in romance compilation NEW YORK A long-awaited novel from

Ohio House bill offers second chance to teens caught sexting

Associated Press CINCINNATI The punishment for teenagers caught sharing sexually explicit


YEARS AGO Today is Sunday, July 15, the 196th day of 2018. There are 169 days left in the year.

ON THE TRACKS Saturday in auto racing

NASCAR Truex wins at Sparta, Blaney finishes second SPARTA, KY. Martin Truex Jr. won the


Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, video class on


notices baseball Mill Creek Junior Baseball — plans a 10-U and 12-U tournaments at Kramer


TUESDAY Holborn Herb Growers will meet at 7 p.m. at the Beard Cabin in Boardman Park. Phil Stein

Archaeologists discover mummification workshop

Associated Press CAIRO Archaeologists in Egypt stumbled upon a new discovery dating back to


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Bonilla Dejesus Zulymar and Pedro Rodriguez, Youngstown,

ON THE LINKS Saturday’s pro golf roundup

PGA TOUR Kim takes 5-shot lead at John Deere Classic SILVIS, Ill. Michael Kim took a five-shot

Kerber tops Williams for 3rd Grand Slam title

Angelique Kerber defeated Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3.

Doctor plans summer birthday bash

Staff report BOARDMAN A local pulmonologist, Dr. Manuel Bautista, wants to celebrate his


COURTS columbiana county divorces asked Brittany Tyler, of 11024 Wayne Bridge Road, Lisbon v.

METRO DIGEST || Heritage Manor volunteer honors

Volunteer honors YOUNGSTOWN Heritage Manor Rehabilitation & Retirement Community will recognize

SOCIETY DIGEST || Bunny rescue plans open house Saturday

Bunnies in Baskets, an F5RS and a 501(c)(3) rescue and sanctuary, will host a “Summer Fun with your Adopted Bun” open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Old School Marketplace, 11836 South Ave., in the basement of building “E.”

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown Board of Education, 6 p.m., executive session, central office, Dr. David

Reader questions writer’s lashing out at Democrats

Opinion: Reader questions writer’s lashing out at Democrats After reading the July 8 letter by Robert


Otter Holdings LLP to Roberta Barreto, Burbank Ave., Youngstown, $67,000.


bedford trails golf course Lady Players Low Gross — Nancy Yuschak 41. Low Net — Barb Zabloski

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Trumbull County Fair, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.: The fair ($10) comes to a


CORRECTION The seventh annual West Side Cats Bike Run & Summer Festival will take place all day

MASONIC groups

THURSDAY Ladies Oriental Shrine members are invited to attend a summer luncheon at 11:30 a.m.

WORLD DIGEST || FDA warns of fake warning letters sent to consumers

FDA warns of fake warning letters sent to consumers WASHINGTON U.S. health authorities are

US official says Russia using social media to divide Americans

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA The U.S. homeland security secretary said Saturday there are no