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1981 alum donates $1M to YSU fund

The gift will create two new professorships

NBA Finals Game 2: Warriors beat Cavs, 122-103

Game 3 is Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Heavy rains cause sporadic flooding in Mahoning Valley

Poland Township was particularly hard hit.

Boardman graduation marks milestone for students, district

The large suburban school system has turned 100.

Delta investigates death of dog during layover

An 8-year-old Pomeranian died, and his family says the airline is to blame

Police shoot, wound knife-wielding man in Berlin cathedral

The officer was treated and released from a hospital.

Valley Christian graduate aims high

The ceremony took place at an Austintown tabernacle.

Study suggests greatly lessened use of chemo for breast cancer

The study is the largest ever done of breast cancer treatment.

'Star Wars' film losing momentum quickly at box office

The movie fell 65 percent this weekend from opening weekend's revenue

Trump would go to court to block supboena, lawyer says

Rudy Giuliana again today stressed the president has done nothing wrong

Watch Monday to find out where to get pot in Ohio

Ohio is expected to reap $11 million in fees before legalization begins in September.

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Curry delivers deep daggers as Warriors beat Cavs again

Stephen Curry hit nine 3-pointers and scored 33 points.

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South Range completes improbable title run

The Raiders beat Coldwater 3-2 to win the Division III state championship.

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Youngstown’s first black firefighter says he sees ‘no negatives’

Jesse Carter served 31 years in the department after leaving the steel mill, when he realized ‘the mills were on their way down.’

Davis shows no sign of slowing down

The 72-year-old will run in today’s Youngstown Marathon.

Families fondly recall first blacks in Campbell’s police, fire departments

Edward Stonework and Robert Thomas made history by becoming the city’s first black cop and firefighter.

Valley Christian’s Jackson saves his best for last

The Eagles earn their first two state crowns.

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Parade, festival celebrate ‘new face’ of prosperity in Youngstown

On a misty Saturday morning, the message being proclaimed on Market Street was clear as a bell.

Boardman native finds success with innovative outdoor-gear business

The Mahoning Valley native and entrepreneur is optimistic about the future of her Noso Patches.

For Boardman’s Beckwith, the more the merrier

Spartan seated athlete enjoyed facing more competitors

BUSINESS DIGEST || Gas prices to drop?

Gas prices to drop? YOUNGSTOWN Although gas prices have been on the rise recently, GasBuddy

Warriors fall to unbeaten Keystone in 12 innings

Peyton Alazaus drove in both West Branch runs with two out in the seventh to force extra innings.


Western Reserve Public Media recently announced that Bonnie Deutsch Burdman was elected chairwoman of the organization’s board of directors.

METRO DIGEST || Woman killed in Trumbull crash ID'd

The Ohio State Highway Patrol Warren Post is investigating a fatal crash involving a log truck on state Route 87 in Mesopotamia Township, which happened about 6 p.m. Friday, according to a press release from the state patrol.

Blood Drives

Blood Drives MONDAY Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, 2 to

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‘Boom Boom’ energizes 186 Bulldog grads

Poland's Class of 2018 listens intently to commencement speaker Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini, who urged them not to have a Plan B, but rather to strengthen their resolve to follow their dreams.

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Aqua Ohio hosts Struthers Rotary Club

Aqua Ohio hosts Struthers Rotary Club

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Kindergarten student wins Fire Prevention Poster Contest

Kindergarten student wins Fire Prevention Poster Contest

Senior center hosts art exhibition

Senior center hosts art exhibition

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United Way of NCC receives donation

United Way of NCC receives donation

Fans of surfing memorabilia try to catch a good find

Surfing is a popular worldwide sport today, but when did it start and what is collected? People have

Orlando, Fla., leads an era of new theme-park rides A GOLDEN AGE

By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. If this is a golden age for theme parks, then

Trivet, brass, round, pierced, turned wooden handle, three legs, iron, 51/4 x 131/2 inches, $20.

Trivet, brass, round, pierced, turned wooden handle, three legs, iron, 51/4 x 131/2 inches, $20.

‘Last Cowboys’ book chronicles legendary Utah rodeo family

‘Last Cowboys’ book chronicles legendary Utah rodeo family ST. GEORGE, Utah A Utah family that

For the Week of Sunday, June 3, 2018

David P. Skillman et al to Frances M. Fabry, N. Bayshore Drive, Columbiana, $260,000. Margie S

Silly old bear: Exhibition explores world of Winnie-the-Pooh

By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ATLANTA A new exhibition in Atlanta celebrates Winnie-the-

Kia recalls Sedonas; GM recalls Terrains

Kia recalls Sedonas; GM recalls Terrains WASHINGTON Kia is recalling 106,428 model year

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters in NE Ohio

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters in NE Ohio cleveland The U.S. Coast Guard says three people have


COURTS columbiana county new cases Village of Wellsville v. Rick Mellott et al, money.

Today is Sunday, June 3, the 154th day of 2018. There are 211 days left in the year.

Today is Sunday, June 3, the 154th day of 2018. There are 211 days left in the year. Associated

J.R. Smith looks for a shot at redemption

Smith became one of the big Game 1 stories for all the wrong reasons.


upcoming Youngstown Area Federation of Women’s Clubs will meet at noon June 20 at The Lake Club,

Senior menu

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


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

v Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Festival, 6 p.m.: Join the fun with food, rides and drinks at

v Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Festival, 6 p.m.: Join the fun with food, rides and drinks at

Charges filed against man shot, wounded by officer

Associated Press SPRING GROVE, PA. A man shot and wounded by a Pennsylvania police officer

THEME PARKS Don’t get taken for a ride this summer

By LIZ WESTON NerdWallet The best way to save money at theme parks this summer is simple. Don’t


wednesday Mahoning Garden Club will meet at noon at the D.D. & Velma Davis Education & Visitor

Official: Nazi era a ‘speck of bird poop’ in German history

Associated Press BERLIN The co-leader of the far-right nationalist Alternative for Germany party

While some parts of ‘Bullets’ are duds, Playhouse manages to get the job done

By Eric McCrea Trying to catch the success of other hit musicals taken

Library sets summer hours

Library sets summer hours CAMPBELL The Campbell Library Express will begin summer hours from 10

Construction opens opportunities to women

By ABIGAIL BECKER The Capital Times MADISON, Wis. Sandy Thistle never considered becoming a

publishers weekly best-sellers For the week ending May 27

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Outsider” by Stephen King (Scribner) 2. “The Cast” by Danielle Steel

SMART MONEY || Name was removed from mortgage during refinancing

Q. To make a long story short, I had to quit my job to raise my newborn son. My husband refinanced


CORRECTION A story on Page A1 of Friday’s Vindicator headlined “Mahoning County High School

Tired of repeat episodes already? Not to fear, there are plenty of new shows to choose from ONE HOT SUMMER

By Robert McFerren Turn on the AC and turn on the TV. This summer’s viewing

Busboy who held dying RFK speaks of his lingering pain

Associated Press LOS ANGELES Juan Romero was a teenage Mexican immigrant working as a hotel

Ohio nurses are seeking relief from overwork, burnout

Associated Press CLEVELAND Some Ohio nurses say stress and staff shortages are burning them out,

NYC’S BROOKLYN BRIDGE Thousands march in gun protest

Associated Press NEW YORK Thousands of demonstrators have marched across New York’s Brooklyn

In Ohio, opinions often differ on when a judge becomes a ‘candidate’

Associated Press COLUMBUS Then-Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill’s decision last year to

New prison is formally dedicated in Pennsylvania

Associated Press HARRISBURG, PA. Pennsylvania’s newest prison has been formally dedicated near

Remains of 8 veterans, long unclaimed, buried in Texas

Associated Press SAN ANTONIO The remains of eight U.S. military veterans stored for years in the

PRO GOLF results

PGA TOUR-THE MEMORIAL DeChambeau leads, Tiger still lurking DUBLIN The cheers kept coming


NOTICES BASEBALL Liberty Baseball Camp — conducted by former Youngstown State assistant coach


AREA GOLF SCORES bedford trails golf course Mahoning Valley Men’s Golf League Low Gross — Ed

SPORTS digest

Serena vs. Maria showdown looms PARIS If the upcoming French Open showdown between Serena

More state track Saturday from Columbus

DIVISION I AUSTINTOWN FITCH — Lauren Dolak was 0.35 seconds short making the podium, running a

Kasich to GOP: Stand up to Trump

Associated Press WASHINGTON Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich is pushing Republican leadership

Mattis warns China over ‘militarization’ of South China Sea

Associated Press SINGAPORE U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Saturday raised the prospect of

Italy’s new government vows to create jobs, deport migrants

Associated Press ROME Italy’s new populist leaders commemorated the founding of the Italian

AREA GOLF CLAENDAR Upcoming outings & scrambles

JUNE 4 — Northeast Ohio Golf Classic Scramble at the Youngstown Country Club. The four-person

Cumberbatch praised for tackling muggers

Cumberbatch praised for tackling muggers LONDON The food-delivery firm Deliveroo thanked


indians Dozier and Rosario power Twins past tribe MINNEAPOLIS Eddie Rosario hit a two-run

Back-to-back again: Flashes maintain softball dominance

Emma Gumont’s grand slam led Champion to another title.

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown Township trustees, 6 p.m., special meeting, 82 Ohltown Road. Crestview

Russ Houser aced the 145-yard No. 5 at Deer Creek Golf Course. He used his 6-iron. Bob Smart, Larry

Russ Houser aced the 145-yard No. 5 at Deer Creek Golf Course. He used his 6-iron. Bob Smart, Larry

Canfield residents should worry more about bullets than burgers in the city

Opinion: Canfield residents should worry more about bullets than burgers in the city The city of Canfield

Lawyers’ secret letter to Mueller: Trump cannot be forced to testify

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s lawyers composed a

DC Russians hack Knights for 2-1 series lead

Ovechkin, Kuznetsov score for Caps


RUNNERS, TO YOUR MAKRS … Upcoming races & walks JUNE Today — Youngstown Marathon. The marathon

No match for Nicklaus on sports landscape

Jonah Karzmer: Plenty to admire about the Golden Bear.

Polivka survives losing streak

Opinion: Trumbull County Democratic Party Chairman Daniel Polivka is unopposed in his bid for a second four-

Public corruption in Valley is still on the state’s radar

Editorial: After Ralph Infante, the disgraced former mayor of Niles, was sent off to state prison for 10 years

Ford: The accidental president who used light touch in office

Opinion: WASHINGTON Within 17 days in the autumn of 1975 – first in Sacramento, then in San Francisco –

Barr, Bee reflect American society ripped apart by extreme incivility

Opinion: WASHINGTON Roseanne Barr and Samantha Bee require us to keep numerous truths in mind