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Former Mahoning Judge Maureen Cronin dies

The city law director hailed Cronin for breaking the glass ceiling for women prosecutors and judges in the Valley

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Benson, Atkinson, Woods, Kapics earn first Greatest wins of 2018

The opening event of the 2018 Greatest Golfer of the Valley was settled Sunday by tight battles in the two u17 juniors divisions. In the u14 girls play, the 2017 champ is on her way to repeating for 2018.

Cedar Point loosens dress code for 5,000 workers

A tattoo will not be taboo

Hot Yankees continue streak with 7-4 win over Indians

New York has now won 15 of its last 16 games

Record 11,907 grads get degrees today at OSU

The university credits recruitment and retention programs for the supersized class.

'Avengers' commands the box office for 2nd straight weekend

The film has grossed $1.2 billion over 11 days

Dayton suburb logs its second killing by policeman in year

Police were called late Saturday night to respond to a domestic disturbance

Rudy Giuliani, Trump's new lawyer, gives contradictory statements

The former New York City mayor now dismisses his own statements about Trump paying Stormy Daniels as rumor

Stormy Daniels to Trump on 'SNL': 'Storm's a coming, baby!'

The real President Trump denies any affair with the adult-film actress

Exploding urine results in charges against Denver woman

The liquid blew up in a microwave at a convenience store

Warren shooting results in city's third homicide of 2018

The victim's identity has not been released

Vindicator endorsements for the Tuesday primary election

Click on links for Ohio and Mahoning Co.; Trumbull Co. and select Columbiana Co. races.

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Competition tight as Greatest juniors tee off

Competition tight as Greatest juniors tee off

YSU roundup

The Penguins took control during a record-setting Saturday in the Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

50 years after Fair Housing Act, segregation continues to vex Valley

When Warren Harrell set out in 1964 to build a home for his family, open discrimination against people of color by banks and real- estate agents limited where he could purchase a lot.

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Safe at a new home: Baseball helps Rosa adjust to move

Baseball’s universal language is helping the survivor of hurricanes Irma and Marie adjust to his new home in the Mahoning Valley.

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James’ running one-hander lifts Cavs at buzzer

LeBron James finished with 38 points, Kevin Love added 21 and 16 rebounds and Kyle Korver 18.

Green Youngstown sponsors cleanup

A one-block stretch of Thorn Street that soon will be transformed into a lush garden resembles little more than a large, narrow patch of dirt with a smattering of yellow perennials.

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Primary turnout expected to be no more than 25 percent in Valley

It should be better than the last gubernatorial primary in 2014.

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Phantoms clinch berth in final

For the first time in the Youngstown Phantoms’ nine-year history, the USHL’s Clark Cup is coming to town.

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Third Community Opioid Summit in Mahoning County scheduled for May 11

The summit will explore whether addiction is a choice.

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Terranova clears hurdles at Fitch

The Jackson-Milton senior won one event and set a school record in finishing as the runner-up in another.

Curbstone Coaches HOF set to induct Class of ’18

The 51st Curbstone Coaches Hall of Fame Banquet is today at Mr. Anthony’s.

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Campbell City Hall provides safe drug storage box

The box is a secure drug drop-off box, and the department hopes it will help to reduce the amount of unused prescription drugs in the community

Justify captures sloppy Derby

Not since Apollo in 1882 had a colt won the roses without racing as a 2-year-old.

Trial of former Sebring water operator to be reset

Both the attorney and the judge in the case are also part of the Ralph Infante corruption trial, which will continue this week in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court.

Theater veteran to lecture at library

Staff report BOARDMAN J.E. “Jack” Ballantyne, a local theater veteran, will be the guest speaker

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Easy Street reunites most of cast for musical 'Pump Boys' is back

Easy Street Productions will bring back “Pump Boys and Dinettes” with most of the original cast and a whole lot of original gas-station memorabilia.

Parenting wisdom from the real Bow Johnson

By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press NEW YORK When it comes to parenting advice, you’ve got your

Munnell Run Farm hosts two events this month

An interactive program on bird nests is May 14.

METRO DIGEST || Volunteers needed to place grave flags

Volunteers needed to place flags YOUNGSTOWN Volunteers are needed at 9 a.m. May 19 at Oak Hill

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PENGUIN PROUD: YSU's Class of 2018

Leah Stauffer of Youngstown shares a moment with her 8-month-old daughter Selah before Youngstown State University’s spring 2018 commencement Saturday. Leah received a master of arts in English.

prep sports at a glance

BASEBALL Jackson-Milton 10, Leetonia 1 NORTH JACKSON Sebastian Lay surpassed 100 strikeouts

Blood Drives

Blood Drives TUESDAY Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown, 1:30 to

mlb roundup | Saturday’s other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Tigers 3, Royals 2 KANSAS CITY, MO. Jordan Zimmermann allowed two hits over

Pens’ 3-peat chase in danger

Caps score late for series lead


WEDNESDAY Fortnightly IV will meet at 6 p.m. at Caffe Capri, 8000 Market St., Boardman for dinner

Runners to your marks … Upcoming races & walks

MAY 28 — The 28th annual Memorial Mile road race in Boardman. Race begins at 9:35 a.m. Some of the


MAY Thursday — Parto’s Golf Center Couples League begins. Cost is $30 to join and $15 weekly. Call


ARMED FORCES NAVY Band member SAN ANTONIO Senior Chief Musician Steven Pendel of Farrell,


1418 Auxiliary Seniors will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bedford Trails Golf Course. Members will

A look at what didn’t happen last week

Associated Press A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the

SOCIETY DIGEST || Shepherd of the Valley open house

Shepherd of the Valley open house howland Shepherd of the Valley – Howland, 4100 N. River Road

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Tax losses, charter schools prove need for school levy

Opinion: Tax losses, charter schools prove need for school levy

You know you’re a financial adult when ...

By BRIANNA MCGURRAN NerdWallet Ask 10 people for their definition of “adulthood” and you’ll get

Lindor’s errors cost Bauer, Tribe

Shortstop Francisco Lindor’s double error led to a pair of runs in a four-run fifth inning.

‘Heart and Mind’ becomes sold-out hit for Playhouse

By Eric McCrea YOUNGSTOWN Opening night of “Women of Heart and Mind:

Senior menu

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

GREATEST GOLFER Junior tee times

TODAY at Pine Lakes Golf Club, Hubbard 12:30 p.m. Robert Shelton Joey Vitali Justin

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Sight for All United to host golf scramble

Sight for All United to host golf scramble

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Boardman Lions donate to build memorial

Boardman Lions donate to build memorial

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Culinary program at MCCTC receives scholarship

Culinary program at MCCTC receives scholarship

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Junior Civic League celebrates Founder’s Day

Junior Civic League celebrates Founder’s Day


Today is Sunday, May 6, the 126th day of 2018. There are 239 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Mueller team questions Trump friend Tom Barrack

Associated Press WASHINGTON Investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller have

limelights, career paths

HONOR Allstate exclusive agency owner Jason Durica has earned the designation of an Allstate

Normalcy elusive in community where women held captive

Normalcy elusive in community where women held captive CLEVELAND Residents on a Cleveland street

Mission to Mars

NASA launches spacecraft to dig down deep Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A robotic

For the Week of Sunday, May 6, 2018

Peter D. Ceci to Accessible Home Services Inc., Westchester Drive, Austintown, $300,000. Daniel J.

United Way hosts dinner

Staff report NEW CASTLE, PA United Way of Lawrence County recently hosted its 94th annual

Trump touts tax cuts, ‘America First’ in Cleveland

Associated Press CLEVELAND President Donald Trump said Saturday “we want to make everything

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ASECU supports the Rescue Mission

ASECU supports the Rescue Mission

Mother’s Day buffet

Mother’s Day buffet COLUMBIANA Das Dutch Village Event Center, located in the Best Western Plus

Scandals plague Ohio GOP

Opinion: It’s a given that public corruption in the Mahoning Valley will invariably feature Democratic

Continued Valley support essential for HomeGoods

Editorial: The decision by HomeGoods to pursue a proposed $160 million, 1.2-million-square-foot distribution

Hawaii braces for long upheaval as erupting Kilauea boils

Associated Press PAHOA, Hawaii Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii


notices BASEBALL Liberty Baseball Camp — Former Youngstown State assistant coach Craig Antush

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Paul Jacobs, 4 p.m.: Grammy award-winning pipe organist Paul Jacobs

area golf scores

bedford trails golf course Lady Players Low Gross — Mariam Gura. Least Putts — Lynne Grischow


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Ioannis and Jennifer Kalouris, Canfield, girl, May 4.

Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Columbiana school board, 6 p.m., high school media center, 700 Columbiana-Waterford


MILESTONES DOCTORS Dr. Anthony Pannunzio, son of Dr. Dominic and Lisa Pannunzio of Mineral


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