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Local school districts make plans for walkout honoring Parkland victims

School districts are split in their support of a national walkout supporting school safety.


Y'town school board honors retired security officer Russo

Youngstown Board of Education recognized school officer Terry Russo today for his work in keeping the schools safe, and his message that violence is unacceptable.


Boardman woman gets 18 months for theft from employer

Judge Lou A. D’Apolito said it appeared as if two different people were before him Tuesday for sentencing.


Larry Stone's cellphone deal is invitation to robbery

Warning: If you see an internet ad for a good deal on a cellphone from Larry Stone, move on.


Two police officers honored for lifesaving effort

Two police officers honored for lifesaving effort


Residents speak on resolution to arm Columbiana schools staff

Residents speak on resolution to arm Columbiana schools staff

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Western PA special: A Trump embarrassment or close call?

Western PA special: A Trump embarrassment or close call?


Investigation finds no evidence of wrongdoing by Struthers judge

Investigation finds no evidence of wrongdoing by Struthers judge


Third nor'easter declared a blizzard in Maine

Third nor'easter declared a blizzard in Maine


Boccieri speaks at Poland assembly honoring Fla. shooting victims

Boccieri to speak at Poland assembly honoring Fla. shooting victims


Stocks sink as technology rally fades; Qualcomm drops

Stocks sink as technology rally fades; Qualcomm drops


UPDATE | Missing 11-year-old girl found

Youngstown police are searching for missing 11-year-old girl

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VINDY LIVE WEDNESDAY | Boardman Band Director at 8 a.m.

Tom Ruggieri on Vindy Talk Radio


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UPDATE | Interstate 80 west at state Route 46 is expected to reopen before 4 p.m.

Interstate 80 west at state Route 46 is expected to reopen before 4 p.m.


Florida prosecutors seeking death penalty in school shooting

Florida prosecutors seeking death penalty in school shooting


Lisbon school board meets Wednesday

Lisbon school board meets Wednesday


Weathersfield trustees meet tonight

Weathersfield trustees meet tonight


ESPN sources: Kirk Cousins signs lucrative deal with Vikings

ESPN sources: Kirk Cousins signs lucrative deal with Vikings


Trump's personal aide exits White House, will join campaign

Trump's personal aide exits White House, will join campaign


MCESC receives $495K grant for pregnancy services to county women

MCESC receives $495K grant to provide services to county pregnant women


Former aide to Gov. Cuomo convicted in bribery case

Former aide to Gov. Cuomo convicted in bribery case


Youngstown schools' transportation chief earns state award

Youngstown schools' transportation chief earns state award

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Schiavoni, Dem lawmakers propose bill to raise Ohio minimum wage to $15 an hour

Schiavoni proposes bill to raise Ohio minimum wage to $15 an hour


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Austintown PTA to host annual Souper Supper event

The Austintown Council of PTAs and the Fitch art department will host the 10th annual Souper Supper event on March 20 from 5-7 p.m. in the Fitch Cafeteria.


County action required before viaduct can be renamed for slain officer

County action required before viaduct can be renamed for slain officer


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Boardman woman who stole from her employer sent to prison

Boardman woman who stole from her employer sent to prison

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AP: Brees agrees to 2-year extension with Saints

AP: Brees agrees to 2-year extension with Saints


Amazon recalls portable chargers on reports of fires, burns

Amazon recalls portable chargers on reports of fires, burns


Pa. Republican unsurprised by close race

Pa. Republican unsurprised by close race


UPDATE | Trump fires Tillerson at State, replacing with CIA’s Pompeo

Trump fires Tillerson at State, replacing with CIA’s Pompeo


Texas high-school students injured in Disney trip bus plunge

Texas high-school students injured in Disney trip bus plunge


Vindy Poll Now | President Trump & Kim Jong Un. For real?

What are your thoughts about President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un plans to meet?


Sanctions, cyberattack among possible UK moves on Russia

Sanctions, cyberattack among possible UK moves on Russia


Mahoning Valley unemployment rate unchanged in January 2017

Valley unemployment rate unchanged in January 2017


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Boardman man robbed after internet setup to buy cellphone in Youngstown

Boardman robbed after internet setup to buy cellphone in Youngstown


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Youngstown police arrest West Side man on gun charges

Youngstown police arrest West Side man on gun charges


Police charge Dayton man in connection with hotel employee shooting

Police charge Dayton man in connection with hotel employee shooting


Anti-fracking amendment won't be on May ballot

Anti-fracking amendment won't be on May ballot


Police: Child, teen shot in Ohio weren’t intended targets

Police: Child, teen shot in Ohio weren’t intended targets


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East Liverpool man pleads guilty to drug-related charges

East Liverpool man pleads guilty to drug-related charges


Trump tweets for GOP candidate, Dem votes in PA

Trump tweets for GOP candidate, Dem votes in PA


Light snow, violent winds lash Cape Cod

Light snow, violent winds lash Cape Cod


Watchdog warns trade tariffs would slow world growth upswing

Watchdog warns trade tariffs would slow world growth upswing


Russia demands access to nerve agent in ex-spy case standoff

Russia demands access to nerve agent in ex-spy case standoff


EU pressing UK to speed up Brexit negotiations

EU pressing UK to speed up Brexit negotiations


Bizarre battle over body of Charles Manson won by grandson

Bizarre battle over body of Charles Manson won by grandson


Dick’s shares take a hit on disappointing holiday sales

Dick’s shares take a hit on disappointing holiday sales


Newton Falls' Izzy Kline headlines All-Ohio team

Three locals make All-Ohio team


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Student safety a concern for national walkout

Valley schools are taking different approaches to a national walkout Wednesday morning to remember those killed in a Florida school mass shooting.


Fitch grad Billy Price’s journey from fan to pro coming full circle

Price has matured, not just as a football player, but as a person.


DeRosa takes an early break

Lowellville native Joe DeRosa is looking forward to a well-deserved break


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Mohip: I’m still committed to district

CEO insiststhe focus remains on the students.


YPD brass says use of force training working

Officers used force 117 times in 2017 while answering more than 65,000 calls.


YSU to host Binghamton in Round 1 of WBI

Staff Report Youngstown The Youngstown State women’s basketball team will compete in the


Officers cleared in South Side shooting

The suspect has recovered and faces felonious assault charges.


HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP

The Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association released the All-Ohio Teams on Monday for Divisions III and


Poland schools Forum on finances, future of district draws hundreds

Nearly 300 people turned out Monday for a community meeting on the school district’s financial situation and future.


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Harding teacher develops food pantry

Harding Elementary School’s food pantry is getting filled thanks to first-grade teacher Shannon Sefcik.


Top organist will play Stambaugh

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Grammy Award-winning organist Paul Jacobs will come to Stambaugh


Boardman trustees seeking to update law about township levies

The trustees are seeking the law change to put on improvement levies.


YFD has two firefighters go to hospital after separate fires Saturday

Both homes were a total loss


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Lordstown residents vocal about HomeGoods proposal

Bill Conners, project manager for HomeGoods, talks Monday night about the company at a community meeting in Lordstown where HomeGoods wants to build a distribution center to service its Northeast and Midwest stores.

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AROUND THE NBA | Monday’s games

Rockets 109, Spurs 93 HOUSTON James Harden scored 16 of his 28 points in the third quarter to


Meeting canceled


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Eagle Joint Fire District, 7 p.m., regular meeting, fire station, 33 W. Liberty


Sobriety checkpoints


Passenger’s bag might have hit fuel switch, helicopter pilot says

Associated Press NEW YORK A pilot who survived a helicopter crash that killed his five


President to visit California border city

Associated Press SAN DIEGO When Donald Trump visits San Diego to examine prototypes of the


Mahoning Valley Race Course

MONDAY’S RESULTS RACE 1 $23,500 - 3 yo’s & up, 6F, ALW 7 Regent Diamond (Rodriguez, J.) $12.20


Tiger looks closer than ever to winning again

Woods looked like the Woods of old in Palm Harbor Associated Press PALM HARBOR, FLA. The red


GOP report: No collusion with Russia

Associated Press WASHINGTON Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have completed a


One person killed, one injured in weekend shootings

Both shootings took place on South Side


Girard auditor gives deadline to pass 2018 budget appropriation

Staff report GIRARD City Auditor Sam Zirafi told Girard council members Monday night that the


UConn unbeaten going into tourney

UConn is back in a familiar place


Police find second suspected meth lab at Struthers home

Two raids in four months result in two meth lab busts for Struthers woman


METRO DIGEST || Man faces charges of menacing, violence

Man faces charges of menacing, violence YOUNGSTOWN Reports said police took two guns Sunday


BOE addresses district expense report

BOE addresses district expense report AMANDA TONOLI atonoli@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown


Package bombs kill 1, injure 2 in Texas

Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas Two package bomb blasts a few miles apart killed a teenager and


METRO DIGEST || Man injured in crash

Man injured in crash BRACEVILLE One man is in the hospital after being thrown from an SUV that


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Fast-moving river challenges Warren beat cop who rescued woman

Fast-moving river challenges Warren beat cop who rescued woman


UNC’s Berry ready for last run

Joel Berry II is ready to take any big shot North Carolina needs in his final NCAA Tournament


Mass to honor Irish Man, Woman of Year

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The annual Mass of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Joseph T. Nalley Sr.


Champion man, 80, sentenced to life in prison for rapes

Champion man, 80, sentenced to life in prison for rapes


NHL ROUNDUP | Recaps of Monday’s games

Canadiens 5, Blue Jackets 2 COLUMBUS Seth Jones scored two first-period power-play goals, and


Tillerson: Poisoning would ‘trigger a response’

Associated Press ABOARD A U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cast


Mass to honor Irish Man, Woman of Year

Mass to honor Irish Man, Woman of Year

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use of force by police

use of force by police Youngstown police used force 117 times in 2017 while answering more than


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Judd and Laura Crowgey, Youngstown, girl, March 11. Michelle


Trump backpedals from gun demands

Associated Press WASHINGTON Not two weeks ago, President Donald Trump wagged his finger at a


Hot Heads to host Dine to Donate event

Hot Heads to host Dine to Donate event Hot Head Burritos throughout the Mahoning Valley will host


YEARS AGO FOR MARCH 13

Today is Tuesday, March 13, the 72nd day of 2018. There are 293 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Problems with baking soda

Q. My dad passed away at 75. He was notorious for taking a small amount of baking soda from the


Understanding colorectal cancer

Understanding colorectal cancer SALEM Board-certified general surgeon Dr. William S. Lee, M.D.


Live music performances on television shows this week include:

Live music performances on television shows this week include: v Jack Johnson: Tonight on “Late


Liberal insanity contributed to massacre in Florida high school

Opinion: By Ann Coulter Andrews McMeel Syndication Nikolas Cruz’s psychosis ended in a bloody massacre


REUNIONS & class notes

Austintown Fitch High School Class of 1956 will host its monthly breakfast at 9 a.m. Thursday at


Trump’s meeting with Kim doesn’t have clear purpose

Editorial: There’s a reason the White House is using the word “meeting” instead of “negotiations” to


Mohip interview with Boulder Valley

Boulder Valley School District Board of Education Meetings interview with Youngstown Schools CEO Krish Mohip.


Is GOP- Trump union over?SFlb

Opinion: By Will Durst Cagle Cartoons Like most arranged marriages, the blessed union between Donald


FINAL PITCHES

Pennsylvania congressional race enters homestretch Associated Press CANONSBURG, Pa. The final


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Lawyer dismissed from Knight’s murder case LOS ANGELES An attorney who was indicted


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NBC’s new theater drama has first-rate creative team, cast

Even if you’re trying to put the squeeze on a ballooning TV watchlist, consider the pedigree of NBC’s “Rise”: It’s from the “Friday Night Lights” producer who created “Parenthood” and a producer of Broadway’s “Hamilton.”


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