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Sanders leads bowling qualifiers

Matt Sanders of Indianapolis is the top qualifier of 16 bowlers slated to return to Bell-Wick today at 10 a.m. for a 12-game round-robin match play format.


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Brookfield community recoups losses from church theft

Pastor says community response after a robbery is a blessing

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Ed Puskas: Filling Joe Thomas’ shoes won’t be easy

The Cleveland Browns’ next starting left tackle is going to have a difficult and thankless job.

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YSU snaps 14-game losing skid

In the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader with Milwaukee at Eastwood Field, the Penguins mustered enough at the plate to top the Panthers 5-3.

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Outlook for YSU basketball better in second season

The Horizon League Tournament contained an odd sight for Youngstown State basketball coach Jerrod Calhoun.


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Like a phoenix, wedding ring rises from ashes

The Winchesters’ Montereale Drive home caught fire about 3 a.m. Jan. 2 and was declared a total loss


OVI checkpoint announced for tonight in Boardman

OVI checkpoint announced for tonight in Boardman


Democrats bore Lamb’s centrism, unified on other core issues

Democrats bore Lamb’s centrism, unified on other core issues


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Spring is in the air at White House Fruit Farm

Visitors to the Canfield destination today can sample a wide variety of products from noon to 4 p.m.

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Polls open in Russia as Putin eyes 4th presidential term

Polls open in Russia as Putin eyes 4th presidential term


Judge tosses commentators’ challenge to Ohio harassment ban

Judge tosses commentators’ challenge to Ohio harassment ban


Backers fixing ballot measure capping payday interest rates

Backers fixing ballot measure capping payday interest rates


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Boardman fire station completion likely delayed until May

Boardman fire station project remains under budget


Shooting prompts lockdown at suburban Cleveland mall

Shooting prompts lockdown at suburban Cleveland mall


Water boil alert lifted in Brookfield

Water boil alert lifted in Brookfield


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DiPiero, friends return with songwriters show

Country music songwriting great Bob DiPiero will return to Ford Family Recital Hall on May 18 with his American Made songwriters show.


COMING SUNDAY | DiPiero, friends return with songwriters show

COMING SUNDAY | DiPiero, friends return with songwriters show


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Boardman High Jazz Fest will feature Roger Ingram

The 18th annual Boardman High School Jazz Fest will take place March 27 at 6:45 p.m. in the Boardman Performing Arts Center, 7777 Glenwood Ave.


Fired McCabe kept personal memos regarding Trump

AP learns fired McCabe kept personal memos regarding Trump


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RELIGION DIGEST || Submit info to The Vindicator for Holy Week, Easter

Submit info for Holy Week, Easter


COMING SUNDAY | New kayaking opportunities coming to Mahoning River

COMING SUNDAY | New kayaking opportunities coming to Mahoning River


COMING SUNDAY | Boardman's new fire station behind schedule

COMING SUNDAY | Boardman's new fire station behind schedule


COMING SUNDAY | Community response makes Brookfield church financially whole again

COMING SUNDAY | Community response makes Brookfield church financially whole again


COMING SUNDAY | A priceless ring rises from rubble of $1 million home

COMING SUNDAY | A priceless ring rises from rubble of $1 million home


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Moschella won’t pursue Columbiana job

After a month of speculation and internal discussion, Columbiana and girls basketball head coach Ron Moschella agreed to part ways.


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YOUNGSTOWN SCHOOLS | Mohip finalist for post in Fargo

The CEO is to be interviewed Monday.


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Students, bowlers mix in Hubbard

Friday evening’s party-like atmosphere at Bell-Wick Bowl was an unlikely prelude to today’s qualifying for 120 entries in the PBA Hubbard Open.

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Trumbull overdoses take a downward turn so far in 2018

Data for the first two months of this year show that Trumbull County overdoses – both fatal and survived – have dropped compared to 2017.


Rep. Tim Ryan introduces bill to fight prescription drug, opioid abuse

It also provides money for first-responder training.


Stingy Phantoms defeat Gamblers

Esposito scores game-winner on the power play


Columbiana County files lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors

Action will likely join multi-party, national lawsuit in federal court.


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BASKETBALL MVAC/EOAC ALL-STAR GAMES MINERAL RIDGE The Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference and


ODOT: Safety procedures followed in Thursday’s I-680 crash

Neither drugs nor alcohol is suspected in the fatal crash.


‘Black Panther’ spotlights question of connection The African diaspora

By DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press NEW YORK When Jennifer Emejulu went to see “Black Panther,”


Record Reviews

Stone Temple Pilots Album: “Stone Temple Pilots” Grade: B The Stone Temple Pilots, once


Youngstown to pay $40,425 for wayfinding system

The money comes from local foundations’ grants.


UNRETRIEVABLE! Cinderella UMBC bounces top seed Virginia

It finally happened — a 16 ousting a 1 in March Madness.


Treasurer: Niles books reconciled through Feb.

Niles has complied with a state order to reconcile its financial records and is up to date for the first time in several months, according to interim Treasurer Steve Telego.


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Finamore resigns as Liberty Township law director

Finamore said two trustees wanted to go in another direction for legal counsel.


Activists bring attention to multiple sclerosis

Local activists took MS efforts to Washington, D.C.


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Three Valley women share personal experiences about living with MS

Haylee Mathews of Cortland was diagnosed with MS at age 16. At first she was devastated, but now she has a more positive outlook and is passionate about helping others.


Kimberly Gnora, Robert Ciotola II set May date

Kimberly Gnora, Robert Ciotola II set May date

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Miss Gardlock, Elliot Watts will marry in April

Miss Gardlock, Elliot Watts will marry in April

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Miss Feldmann, Logan Wigley are engaged

Miss Feldmann, Logan Wigley are engaged

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Stephanie Golec, Michael Saverko plan fall nuptials

Stephanie Golec, Michael Saverko plan fall nuptials

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Miss Jablonski to be bride of Jason Vinkler

Miss Jablonski to be bride of Jason Vinkler

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Blackburn-Dillon engagement is announced

Blackburn-Dillon engagement is announced

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Gina Strauss | Brad Hoersten

Gina Strauss | Brad Hoersten

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Bridge collapse puts spotlight on rapid-building technique

Associated Press As the 950-ton concrete bridge section was swung into place over a highway last


OUT & ABOUT | Club Calendar

HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION INFORMATION — Ohio: Call 800-WILDLIFE Pennsylvania: 814-432-3187.


Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: NBC’s “Meet the Press”: Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas.


Trump considers sweeping tariffs on Chinese imports

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports


AT&T antitrust trial set to begin

Associated Press NEW YORK On Monday, AT&T squares off against the federal government in a trial


In Syria, at least 100 killed in attacks

Associated Press BEIRUT Airstrikes in Syria killed more than 100 people Friday as civilians,


Congress demands that Pentagon, DOJ investigate child-sex assault

Associated Press Congress reacted Thursday to an Associated Press investigation into sexual


State: Voicemail about cracks 2 days before collapse

Associated Press MIAMI An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard

A summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard


Putin urges high voter turnout ahead of election

Associated Press MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin has urged Russians to cast ballots in Sunday’s


Pro angler Hibdon will be missed

The Bassmaster Classic world championship tournament is the high water mark of the year in


OUTDOORS DIGEST || Ladies on the range

Ladies on the range Niles Western Reserve Fish & Game Club, 1058 W. Third St., is introducing


BIRTHS ||

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Madeline Miller and Chris McMillen, Hanoverton, girl, March 15.


US: Russian hack did not compromise power grid

Associated Press WASHINGTON A Russian government hacking operation aimed at the U.S. power grid


Cousins contract could ripple

More guaranteed pacts viewed as likely


Stenson rallies to stay in lead

DeChambeau also on top


Ex-Craig Beach chief pleads to child-porn crime

Ex-Craig Beach chief pleads to child porn crime


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v St. Patrick’s Day: You won’t have to go far to hear Irish music


Be a responsible spring gardener

The onslaught of seed and garden catalogs has begun; it must soon be spring. During the annual


Mahoning valley race course

Mahoning valley race course FRIDAY’s RESULTs RACE 1 $22,100 - 3 yo’s & up, 6F, MSW 8 Luna Mesa


Trumbull killer asks federal court for relief

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Having exhausted all appeals at the state level, a Trumbull County man


BUSINESS DIGEST || Joe Maxx closes shop at current location

Joe Maxx closes shop at current location YOUNGSTOWN The Joe Maxx Coffee shop in downtown


Don’t become chilling stat amid revelry for St. Pat

Editorial: Regardless of their ances- try, hordes of Mahoning Valley residents today will don the green, down


Teachers deserve a raise

Opinion: By Negin Owliaei OtherWords Teachers are ready to revolt. That’s the message we should take


college basketball

college basketball NCAA TOURNAMENT men FIRST FOUR At UD Arena Dayton Tuesday Radford


It’s time to nurture America’s Irish-inspired sense of humor

Opinion: By Tom Purcell Cagle Cartoons It’s always grand in March of every year to pour myself a pint of


Are supermarkets fun, hip places?

Opinion: By Danny Tyree Cagle Cartoons I guess those shoppers were ahead of their time. My mother


Truex wins pole for Fontana race

Associated Press FONTANA, Calif. Martin Truex Jr. claimed the pole for the NASCAR Cup series


Property owner finds himself in dam trouble

Attorney general sues Austintown property owner over condition of Woodside Lake Dam


METRO DIGEST || Submit information for Holy Week, Easter

Submit information for Holy Week, Easter The Vindicator will run a listing of area services that


Pretrial hearing delayed


Bond set after scuffle


Sentenced in robbery


Drug-case warrants


Man shot in arm at club


Work on Route 164


Free tax preparation


Easter egg hunt set


WORLD DIGEST || Student suspended for staying in class during walkouts

Student suspended for staying in class during walkouts HILLIARD, Ohio An Ohio high-school


Job fair in Liberty


Selected local stocks


Hunter education


Gun show


Chaplain needed

Chaplain needed YOUNGSTOWN A part-time chaplaincy position is available at the NEOCC facility,


Journey through Lent


Film showing


Survival Guide


Speaker Series


'Sacrifice of Sacrifice'


Unity Centre event


Women's Bible study


'Tetelestai' play


Lenten services


Seder dinner


Day of Spirituality


'Change Your Life'


Kids Easter program


New members


Special presentation


Guest speaker


Fun Raiser Banquet


'Amazing Wisdom'


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