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Penguins bounced at buzzer by CSU

Youngstown State lost to Cleveland State in a first-round matchup in the Horizon League Tournament.


Rasile sets scoring record in sectional final

The McDonald Blue Devils rolled to a 91-65 victory over the Wellsville Tigers in a Division IV sectional final.


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Howland guards come up big against Girard

Howland guards Frank Rappach and Connor Tamarkin combined for 38 points in a win over Girard.


Austintown students celebrate Dr. Seuss

Austintown students celebrate Dr. Seuss


Global manufacturer to open showroom inside Commerce Building

Global manufacturer to open showroom inside Commerce Building


Search of West Side home nets drugs, guns

Search of West Side home nets drugs, guns


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Mill Creek Park roads closed Sunday for race

Mill Creek Park roads closed Sunday for race


'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia


Congressman Mike Turner, estranged wife settle divorce

Congressman Mike Turner, estranged wife settle divorce


Flooding closes Trumbull County MetroParks roads

Flooding closes Trumbull County MetroParks roads


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Mayor Brown reappoints Robin Lees as police chief

Robin was among 12 candidates who applied for the position


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From there to here, from here to there, students celebrate Seuss everywhere

Students enjoyed green eggs and ham and other Seuss-inspired food for the author’s birthday


UPDATE | Suspect in fatal Central Mich. University in custody

UPDATE | Suspect still at large in fatal Central Mich. University shooting


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Grandfather gets 4 years in child-endangering case

Tied grandson to pole and whipped him for ‘discipline’


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Man gets 7 years in prison for Boardman store beating

A man who beat another man into a coma at a Boardman home improvement store will serve 7 years in prison.


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Vindy live reports Saturday from protest caravan over city housing

ACTION, YNDC to travel to South Carolina to confront land contract company owner


No student injuries after school bus crash in Austintown

Authorities on scene at school bus crash in Austintown


Matas quits key Trumbull County job before even starting

Matas quits key Trumbull County job before even starting


Valley firefighter faces sex charges involving juveniles

Valley firefighter faces sex charges involving juveniles


'Spider-man' faces charges of robbery, aggravated robbery

'Spider-man' faces charges of robbery, aggravated robbery


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Robin Lees reappointed Youngstown police chief

Mayor Brown praised his knowledge and experience


Power being restored after storm rocks Trumbull County

Power being restored after storm rocks Trumbull County


Austintown police arrest four people on drug- and prostitution-related charges

Austintown police arrest four people on drug- and prostitution-related charges


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Florida senate plans rare Saturday session for gun laws

The Latest: Saturday session will take up safety, gun bill


Man arrested after wrecking into Old Furnace home

A man accused of causing an accident Thursday was charged with tampering with evidence after reports said he was eating something in the wreckage of his SUV and refused orders to spit it out.


STORM TODAY | Snow from Buffalo to Albany; Trump switches airports

The Latest: Northeast Ohio hit by foot of snow, outages


Youngstown traffic stop yields arrest of Hubbard man

Officers pulled over a car driven by 27-year-old Mark Lilly at Interstate 680 and East Indianola Avenue after the car he was driving went left of center and ran a stop sign, reports said.


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UPDATE | Roller and Benyo quit Youngstown schools commission

Two Adacemic Distress Distress commission members resigned today

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Trumbull hit hardest with power outage today; map link here

Severe weather has caused power outages across the Mahoning Valley.


Boardman police release sketch in West Blvd rape case

Township police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for questioning in connection with a reported sexual assault.

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Looking for fish tonight?

Local Lenten Fish Dinners


Florida city erases school shooting suspect’s name from park fence

City erases school shooting suspect’s name from park fence


SEC dropped inquiry a month after firm aided Kushner company

SEC dropped inquiry a month after firm aided Kushner company


Maine lobster catch dips to lowest level in 6 years in ’17

Maine lobster catch dips to lowest level in 6 years in ’17


Monument to celebrate Special Olympics at site of 1st event

Monument to celebrate Special Olympics at site of 1st event


STORM TODAY | Nor’easter slamming East Coast with heavy rain, strong winds

Nor’easter slamming East Coast with heavy rain, strong winds


Trumbull loses county administrator candidate

Trumbull loses county administrator candidate


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Bulldogs fight off improved Irish

POLAND Two years passed since Ursuline defeated Poland for a Division II district title and for the rematch, the circumstances couldn’t have been more different. The top-seeded Bulldogs hosted the ninth-seeded Irish on Friday night

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Engineer: 'There's no money tree' to fix roads

Gas tax, license plate fee rates have not changed in more than 10 years


Stapleton leads with 8 ACM Awards nods

By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. Chris Stapleton, who released two top-


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West Branch survives test against Howland

The Warriors won their third district title in four seasons.

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Fitch’s Sutton one of 3 unbeatens

It took most of the season, but Gus Sutton has come around to liking life at the top of the wrestling world.

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Learning exhibit for kids to open

Staff report PITTSBURGH Carnegie Science Center’s Little Learner Clubhouse, a nature-inspired


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Cruze posts 10 months of sales declines

The struggle of the compact car continued in February


Bedtime based lesson at library

by ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Boardman library offered a Baby Brilliant: Tales and

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Teens help library programming at TAB meeting

by ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Boardman library hosted its monthly Teen Advisory

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Reports: Price hurt in combine workout

Billy Price may have suffered a torn pectoral muscle.


Women's Day planned


Canfield Community Briefs

Registration now open for the MCCTC PI Day trail run challenge Attention all runners, walkers and


Cemetery cleanup set


Austintown Community Briefs

Austintown Schools to host safety summit The Austintown Local Schools will host a safety summit on


Man faces charges


Chili Open Golf Classic


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Families travel to Oz at library celebration

The Boardman library hosted a program called “Wizard of Oz’s Valentine’s Celebration” on Feb. 8.

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Boardman Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants spring sports news Rain, sun and warmer days are on the way. Spring athletics have


MCCTC hosts robotics competition

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center hosted more

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Shining night at Highway Tabernacle

Highway Tabernacle hosted a Night to Shine event at their church on Feb. 9 to give a special night to community members with special needs.

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Mooney gets new scoreboard

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Cardinal Mooney High School debuted the new Reese Family

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Man cited for driving into West Side home

Moffo tried eating a substance wrapped in foil

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Rivals join to help St. Christine School

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com St. Christine School reopened on Jan. 25 with the help of

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Stefanos celebrate 70th anniversary

lowellville Alfred Sr. and Rose Stefano of Lowellville celebrated their 70th anniversary Oct. 21,


Canfield Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants spring sports news Rain, sun and warmer days are on the way. Spring athletics have


Poland Community Briefs

Golf event features chili contest The Poland Rotary will host a Chili Open Golf Classic on March


BHS Honor Roll - Second Grading Period

grade 9 principal’s honor roll 4.0 Abdo, Jad Abuoraq, Yazen Ali, Shahnza Ams, Cora


Ankle & Foot Care Centers donates footwear

Several hundred pairs of shoes and socks were delivered to individuals and families in need as a

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Poland Seminary High School Honor Roll - Second Grading Period

Ninth Grade high honors Abbegale Altmar Lily Baird Emma Battaglia William Blumel


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Ursuline Center shows community love with holiday dinner

The Ursuline Center hosted its eleventh annual Valentine’s Dinner on Feb. 13 to raise funds for the Ursuline Center Ministries.

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Attendees learn about historical chef at library

The Poland library had a presentation in the library’s meeting room on Feb. 19 on chef George Crum, the inventor of the potato chip, as a part of the PLYMC’s programming for Black History Month.

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Students jump rope to help others

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Hilltop Elementary School students participated in the

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MCCTC hosts robotics competition

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center hosted

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Man gets 7 years for near-fatal Boardman assault

Brian Murray had rejected a guaranteed four-year sentence in a September plea agreement


AROUND THE NHL | Thursday’s games

Bruins 8, Penguins 4 BOSTON David Krejci had his fourth career hat trick, David Pastrnak had


Health magician teaches students about fitness

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com School performer and entertainer Brian Richards did three

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Driver in murder case gets time served

Entered Alford Plea to charge of felonious assault


Lauren Zajac, David Koval plan summer nuptials

POLAND Deborah Zajac and Maureen and Dr. John Koval, all of Poland, are announcing the engagement


METRO DIGEST || High winds in region knock down trees, wires

High winds in region knock down trees, wires YOUNGSTOWN High winds blowing through the Mahoning


Boy Scout Troop 9002 celebrates achievements

Troop 9002 recently recognized three scouts for achieving the rank of Eagle. These young men mark

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Lakers 131, Heat 113

Lakers 131, Heat 113 MIAMI Isaiah Thomas scored a season-high 29 points, Julius Randle added 25


Putin’s nuke boasts unlikely to change balance of power

Associated Press WASHINGTON Russia’s claim to have developed new strategic weapons impervious to


Browns might be willing to talk trade for No. 1 pick

John Dorsey might make a deal for the top pick in this year’s NFL draft — if the price is the right.

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The grand jury also indicted these people Thursday on these charges:

The grand jury also indicted these people Thursday on these charges: Andrew L. Howard, 26, East


Sex sting suspects indicted by grand jury

Ten sex sting suspects, 22 others indicted Thursday in Mahoning County


Mahoning Dems’ endorsements contain intriguing back stories

Opinion: While the outcome of the Mahoning County Democratic Party’s endorsements weren’t surprising, there


Stocks dive after Trump promises tariffs on steel

Associated Press NEW YORK U.S. stocks dove in another dizzying day of trading after President


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1245.220.24 Aqua America, .71


Trumbull administrator must now prove his worth

Editorial: Despite the misgivings of this newspaper and many others, the hiring of Mike Matas as Trumbull


Threats continue at two schools; police investigate downtown death

Threats continue at two schools; police investigate downtown death


Perez-Davis named ATHENA Award speaker

Marla E. Perez-Davis is the deputy director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s John H. Glenn Research Center


IF YOU GO

IF YOU GO What: Annual Hope for Recover From Addiction program When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday


Pilot who flew to Ohio for sex with teen is sentenced to prison

Associated Press CLEVELAND A California pilot who flew to Ohio to have sex with a 13-year-old


Agenda Saturday

Agenda Saturday Poland Village Council, 11 a.m., finance committee, town hall, 308 S. Main St.


YSU BASKETBALL Horizon League tournament

MEN Matchup: YSU (8-23, 6-12 HL) vs. Cleveland State (9-22, 6-12 HL). Where: Little Caesars


Rivals come together to help St. Christine

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com St. Christine School reopened on Jan. 25 with the help of

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Foods of the ’70s losing favor

Opinion: By Tom Purcell Cagle Cartoons The Wall Street Journal article made me both hungry and wistful.


Spy thriller ‘Red Sparrow’ is just torture

This dark, meandering and cliche-ridden film tries to reach for a cool and stylish look but fails.


Victoria Koch, Jonathan Paolucci are engaged

Joe and Patti Koch of Austintown and John and Stephanie Paolucci of Canfield are announcing the


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76ers end 11-game skid against Cavaliers

J.J. Redick scored 22 points and Joel Embiid had 17 points and 14 rebounds for the 76ers.


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Girard Intermediate School dedicates a bench to officer Justin Leo

David and Pat Leo come to Read Across America Day at Girard Intermediate School every year to read to students.

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Children Services attorney to tell caregivers about the effects on the children of addicts

Children Services attorney to tell caregivers about the effects on the children of addicts


Hubbard girls back in Columbus again

The Eagles are making their fourth straight state tournament appearance.


PREP ROUNDUP | Recaps of Thursday’s events plus upcoming schedules

GIRLS BASKETBALL SUMMARY DIVISION II WEST BRANCH 43, HOWLAND 36 HOWLAND (17-5) —


COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP | Thursday’s games

MEN No. 1 Virginia 67, Louisville 66 LOUISVILLE, KY. De’Andre Hunter’s 3-pointer as time


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman HOSPITAL Dana Dickey and Joshua Vodhanel, New Middletown, boy,


Poll: Nearly 6 in 10 Americans believe Trump is a racist

Associated Press WASHINGTON More than half of Americans, including large majorities of blacks


Boardman Community Briefs

Celebrate the arts for grades K-6 Join the Boardman library for the 15th annual Celebration of


After Parkland, parents push for school security upgrades

Associated Press LOUISVILLE, KY. In Kentucky, parents have pooled money to pay an armed officer


Lauren McCann, Mr. Hrusovsky to wed in summer

James and Mary Ann McCann of Cortland and John and Pam Hrusovsky of Lowellville are announcing the


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield and Austintown

A summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield and Austintown


Trump: tariffs coming on steel, aluminum

President Donald Trump declared Thursday the U.S. will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.


CLUB CALENDAR


US companies taking stands, face retribution over decisions on guns

Associated Press NEW YORK Kroger will no longer sell guns to anyone under 21 at the stores it


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Home and Garden Show, noon to 8 p.m.: Get ready for summer at this


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