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Locals capture COLT crown

The Youngstown All-Stars defeated the Stallions 11-5.

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Body of man found in Warren, may be boyfriend of shooting victim

Body of man found in Warren, may be boyfriend of shooting victim

US economic growth to continue, Trump officials assert

US economic growth to continue, Trump officials assert

Ceremony in Austintown today honors veterans of Korean War

Ceremony in Austintown today honors veterans of Korean War

Gov. Kasich seeks clemency hearing for 'Coingate' convict

Gov. Kasich seeks clemency hearing for 'Coingate' convict

'Mission:Impossible' sequel soars to top spot at box office

'Mamma Mia!' came in a distant second

NE Ohio man seeks 'mental defect' plea to murder charge

NE Ohio man seeks 'mental defect' plea to murder charge

Trump's truce with news media was fleeting

Trump's truce with news media was fleeting

Trump vows government shutdown if Wall funding rejected

Trump vows government shutdown if Wall funding rejected

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Warriors promote value of great outdoors to youth

For many young people, spending large amounts of time outdoors instead of on technological devices may seem like a relic of a bygone era.

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Boardman rally falls just short in Little League state title game

Boardman’s Jack Ericson reacts during the medal ceremony after the 12-U Little League state championship game on Saturday at Hoover Community Recreation Complex in North Canton. New Albany outlasted Boardman, 9-8.

Ed Puskas: See you on the course

The Vindicator sports editor is not the greatest golfer of the Valley. Not even close.

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Local branding agency finds success, recognition with innovative branding process

Prodigal Company President Jeff Hedrich’s invitation to speak at the DOYO Live digital marketing and interactive design conference in downtown Youngstown this week is just one way Prodigal and its branding process are being recognized in the marketing industry.

Baird Brothers wins PONY Palomino East Zone title

The locals will compete in next week’s Palomino World Series in Laredo, Texas.

Pymatuning Lake Fest offers family fun and fireworks

Pymatuning Lake Fest, one of the biggest and longest-running festivals in Ashtabula County, will returns for its 36th year of family fun next weekend.

Salem woman killed in Columbiana County crash

The Trailblazer carried five other passengers, but the OSHP report does not list any of them with injuries.

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Greatest Golfer brings players back to Valley

The ninth annual Greatest Golfer of the Valley adults tournament tees off Aug. 17 at Mill Creek Golf Course.

METRO DIGEST || Liberty bomb threat Saturday

Giant Eagle at 4700 Belmont Ave. was evacuated for more than an hour Saturday afternoon while authorities searched the store after a bomb threat.

SPORTS DIGEST || East's Chris Fitzgerald commits to Penguins

East defensive tackle Chris Fitzgerald committed to play football at Youngstown State. The commitment was announced on Saturday.

Steel Valley Cluster 27th annual dog shows are this weekend

The shows will be Thursday through Saturday at the Canfield Fairgrounds.

METRO DIGEST || Veterans only parking spaces

The Canfield branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, in conjunction with the American Legion Post 177 in Canfield, has designated two parking spaces adjacent to the handicapped parking spaces to be reserved for veterans.

BUSINESS DIGEST || New franchise

New franchise CANFIELD Fresh Coat painters announced a new franchise location recently opened in


Consumers National Bank, which is headquartered in Minerva and has locations in Columbiana County, announced the promotion of Kennie Baker to assistant vice president, commercial deposit specialist.

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With pay TV costs soaring, is it time to cut the cord?

For an investment of about $1,000 to cut the cord, you could pocket thousands of dollars in coming years. And I can show you how.

Senior menu

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

Trump’s plan to bail out coal, nuclear misguided

Editorial: During the 2016 presiden- tial election, Republican Donald J. Trump embraced a simple and

Day of decision in Niles

Opinion: Will this week’s appointment of the mayor of Niles by the Democratic precinct committeemen and

Iowa farmer: Why does Trump want to take away health care?

Opinion: By Chris Petersen OtherWords For my family, “pre- existing conditions” are more than a

Trump actions shatter classic beliefs of GOP

By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s trade policies are

Fire victims: 2 firefighters, great-grandmother, children

Associated Press REDDING, Calif. Two young children and their 70-year-old great-grandmother

For the love of moving traffic

Opinion: Our current headlines include the following: Looming economic strife for GM Lordstown. A

Steelers’ secondary has a new look

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is excited to see his new-look secondary.

No mystery to Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh’s gun views

No mystery to Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh’s gun views SILVER SPRING, Md. Supreme Court

area golf scores

area golf scores bedford trails Lady Players Low Gross — Diane Johnson 41. Low Net — Jane

Akron’s Ocker, Costas honored in Cooperstown

Sheldon Ocker covered the Indians for 33 years.


INDYCAR Alexander Rossi wins pole at Mid-Ohio LEXINGTON Alexander Rossi won his third pole of

Browns owners are behind their head coach

Hue Jackson continues to have the “unwavering” support of owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam.

Pirates’ Williams outduels Mets’ ace deGrom

Trevor Williams (9-7) allowed five hits in six innings with five strikeouts and three walks.

Scrappers split doubleheader with Ironbirds

Mahoning Valley took Game 1, but Aberdeen outpitched the Scrappers in the nightcap.


SANDLOTS Tournaments at a glance PONY Palomino East Zone Tournament Saturday’s scores

Local social-service agencies announce grant awards

Mahoning County agencies receive new funding for mental health programs


COURTS columbiana county new cases Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC v. Julianna Hull, money.


Today is Sunday, July 29, the 210th day of 2018. There are 155 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

area golf calendar | Upcoming scrambles and outings

JULY Today — Blue Devils Father/Son Golf Outing at Mahoning Country Club. The event is a two-

Moving church to park should be reconsidered

Opinion: Moving church to park should be reconsidered As a planning and development professional of over 40

10-U Softball

10-U Softball Canfield’s Lindgren, Milligan shut out Elyria in first round Tallmadge Canfield


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

UK lawmakers recommend tougher rules on Facebook

Associated Press LONDON The U.K. government should increase oversight of social media such as

Managing debt in retirement takes some planning

By LIZ WESTON NerdWallet Owing money in retirement isn’t ideal – but most people do. Seventy

Schools can help find ways to reduce loan payments

Q. I signed for my daughter’s college loans with the PLUS program. Unfortunately, with her salary as

Runners to your marks … Upcoming races & walks

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

Medical Alliance installs new officers

Staff report BOARDMAN The Mahoning County Medical Society Alliance recently installed new


MILESTONES DOCTORS Laura Suzanne Dankovich, a Canfield schools graduate, has earned her doctor

Dashcam video shows Ohio officers fatally shooting armed man

Dashcam video shows Ohio officers fatally shooting armed man TOLEDO A dashcam video released by

Beware of hidden taxes

what to expect when you hit retirement age By LIZ WESTON NerdWallet Your taxes in retirement

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown Township trustees, noon, township hall, 82 Ohltown Road. Boardman


Lowellville Senior Citizens will meet at noon Friday at Lowellville City Hall Conference Room for

Blood Drives

MONDAY Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, 2 to 6 p.m. Medsys

Toastmasters International hosts new program

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Toastmasters International is a U.S. headquartered nonprofit educational

Local authors have penned third book

Local authors have penned third book Darlene Torday of Berlin Center and Cathy Hester Seckman of

Gianna might be best golfer in family

Gianna Clemente, 10, comes from a family of golfers and is already a world champion.

SOCIETY DIGEST || Library to host used book sale

Library to host used book sale ALLIANCE Friends of the Rodman Public Library, 1808 Broadway St.,

IN THE CUP! Area holes-in-one

Mitch Young aced the 89-yard No. 15 at Reserve Run Golf Course. He used a sand wedge. Ed Shannon and

For the Week of Sunday, July 29, 2018

Keith D. Larew to Andrew J. Hepler, Connecticut Avenue, Youngstown, $40,000. Paul Vandevender et

Valley natives exhibit menswear at museum

Staff report KENT The Kent State University Museum’s newest exhibit, “Beyond the Suit:

Tigers’ part-time starter downs Tribe

Blaine Hardy gave up just four hits over five innings in his 10 start of the season.