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Canfield physician accused of exposing himself to students at schoolbus stop

A Canfield doctor was arrested Thursday, accused of repeatedly exposing himself to schoolchildren at a North Side bus stop.


Mahoning commissioners trying to address sewer collapses in Boardman, Poland, Milton

It’s only May, but the Mahoning County Sanitary Engineer’s office has already taken on four unexpected projects to the tune of $2 million.


Boardman schools' financial forecast brighter with levy, CFO says

With the recent passage of a 5.8-mill emergency levy, Boardman School District’s five-year financial forecast avoids the sharp cuts the district discussed at a community meeting earlier this year.


Y'town detective details what he saw at home of homicide victim

In his time as a Youngstown Police detective, Detective Sgt. Ron Rodway has investigated more than 200 homicides.


Dr. Elisabeth Young is 2018 Athena Award winner

Dr. Elisabeth Young is 2018 Athena Award winner


'Major, major game-changer': Ebola spreads to big Congo city

'Major, major game-changer': Ebola spreads to big Congo city


Thursday's prep tournament scoreboard

Thursday's results.


Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel

Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel


Connecticut recruiting LGBT families to adopt, foster kids

Connecticut recruiting LGBT families to adopt, foster kids


Grand jury indicts former Youngstown employee on theft charges

Grand jury indicts former Youngstown employee on theft charges


Ex-Ohio teacher pleads guilty to sex with 3 students

Ex-Ohio teacher pleads guilty to sex with 3 students


Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting

Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting


Trump draws rebuke for 'animal' remark at immigration talk

Trump draws rebuke for 'animal' remark at immigration talk


Pa. kindergartner finds bag of cocaine in classmate’s backpack

Pa. kindergartner finds bag of cocaine in classmate’s backpack


Trump: If FBI spied on my campaign, 'bigger than Watergate!'

Trump: If FBI spied on my campaign, 'bigger than Watergate!'


Standoff with Ohio police leaves man dead

Standoff with Ohio police leaves man dead


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Vindy Poll Now - Do you think the Cavs will win the series and return to the NBA Finals?

The Cleveland Cavaliers trail the Boston Celtics in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Do you think the Cavs will win the series and return to the NBA Finals?


Election hacking puts focus on paperless voting machines

Election hacking puts focus on paperless voting machines


Multiple people hurt after school bus, dump truck crash

Multiple people hurt after school bus, dump truck crash


Ohio man, 93, makes first hole-in-one during last golf round

Ohio man, 93, makes first hole-in-one during last golf round


2 women plead not guilty in death at Ohio nursing home

2 women plead not guilty in death at Ohio nursing home


Ohio teen to be tried as adult in slaying of woman, 98

Ohio teen to be tried as adult in slaying of woman, 98


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ONE Health Ohio donates $2,000 to Good Grief Camp

ONE Health Ohio and the Butterflies & Hope Memorial Foundation presented donations to the Good Grief Camp program with a combined gift of $2,000 and free counseling services for children attending the upcoming grief camp.


Hawaii volcano erupts from summit, shooting plume of ash

Hawaii volcano erupts from summit, shooting plume of ash


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Boardman man accused of stealing cases of Budweiser

Boardman man accused of stealing cases of Budweiser


Man accused of camera theft from city health department

Man accused of camera theft from city health department


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


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Man tells cops he was hit by a meteorite

Man tells cops he was hit by a meteorite


Woman stabbed and severely beaten, man in custody

Woman stabbed and severely beaten, man in custody


Canfield doctor accused of exposing himself to school children

Canfield doctor accused of exposing himself to school children

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Shots fired at man looking to cut grass in Youngstown

Shots fired at man looking to cut grass in Youngstown


Jurors return today to hear testimony in Hundley trial

Jurors return today to hear testimony in Hundley trial


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Joe Schiavoni on Vindy Talk Radio at 10 a.m.

Joe Schiavoni on Vindy Talk Radio at 10 a.m.


Cops aid child found living in deplorable home

Cops aid child found living in deplorable home


JC Penney outlook spooks Wall Street

J.C. Penney cut its outlook for the year as it trims costs to help offset declining revenue.


Police investigate after gunshot victim dropped off at St. E's

Police investigate after gunshot victim dropped off at St. E's


Woman just home from sober house found dead in Warren

Woman just home from sober house found dead in Warren


Ex-Niles mayor Infante shipped off to state prison

Ex-Niles mayor Infante shipped off to state prison

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Speed-camera bill could impact Liberty

Youngstown, Girard and Weathersfield also use speed cameras on highways.


Fab frosh Gehring pitches Raiders into final

Jake Gehring pitched a four-hitter in South Range’s 5-1 victory.


Cardinals tops Niles again in district final

The Canfield baseball team has a fondness for winning district titles in pairs.


Ex-road department worker sues Poland Township trustees

Raymond Beatty said the township trustees defamed and wrongfully terminated him for the alleged theft of ‘road grindings’


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Clutch hit helps Cards Cruz into final

Chloe Cruz came through with the winning hit for Canfield.


Y'town council members have testy exchange with mayor

At issue is a contract for the downtown events and citywide special projects coordinator.


YPD hands out awards

The chief said in his five years as chief, it was the first time officers received an award for valor, and 10 officers also received awards for saving someone’s life, which is the most awards in that category since he became the city’s top cop.


Cavaliers have backcourt blues

J.R. Smith and George Hill were outscored 41-3 by Boston’s Jaylen Brown and Terry Rozier.


Grand Valley stuns defending state champs

The Mustangs played small ball and upset the Golden Flashes.


Hubbard High’s anti-drug PSA wins 1st in contest

The Trumbull Ashtabula Group Law Enforcement Task Force awarded Hubbard High School;s production and broadcasting class $1,000 for its anti-drug public service announcement contest.


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Phantoms can clinch title with two wins

The Phantoms will host Games 3 and 4 this weekend at Covelli Centre.


Waterloo wins D-III district championship

Springfield took a 2-0 lead into the sixth, but couldn’t hold it.


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Canfield circus fun

Locals enjoyed the kickoff of the Zopp Family Circus Wednesday afternoon at Canfield Fairgrounds.

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Rock festival Incuya is coming to Cleveland

The music festival scene is always in flux.


Summer music festival schedule

This list isn’t all-inclusive, but it’s a pretty good sampling of the bigger festivals that you can


Trumbull County, Warren to meet Friday to iron out sewer-rate dispute

A dispute between the county Sanitary Engineer’s office and city of Warren dating back more than a year became public Tuesday when county commissioners and Gary Newbrough, deputy Trumbull County sanitary engineer, discussed it at a public meeting.


Campbell school board approves site work for community center

The center will be along state Route 616 near the city’s K-7 school.


Four Austintown students win Knights of Columbus contest

Students created posters warning about drugs and alcohol.


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Doubletree opens on Youngstown's Central Square

Jackie Marchionda, who designed the DoubleTree’s interiors, stands in the new hotel's 12th-floor ballroom with, from left, her husband, Dominic Marchionda, CEO of NYO Property Group, which developed the project along with Pan Brothers Associates, represented by George Pantelidis and David Rizzuto.

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Idora museum sets open house

The Idora Park Experience, the museum of artifacts and memorabilia of the amusement park that once stood on Youngstown's South Side, will be open this weekend.


WEDNESDAY’S PREPS AT A GLANCE

WEDNESDAY’S PREPS AT A GLANCE SOFTBALL DIVISION IV Warren District McDonald 2, Mathews 1


Champion softball rolls to another D-III district title

There is just no stopping the Champion High School softball team.


WEDNESDAY’S STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF GAME

Golden Knights 4, Jets 2 LAS VEGAS Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals — including an empty-


Herb and Plant Sale

Herb and Plant Sale When: Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. What: Holborn Herb Growers Guild’s annual


These smother native plants change food webs, displace wildlife BEWARE OF INVASIVES

By Sheila Cubick OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer Do we plan to be the typhoid Mary of the


WEDNESDAY’S NBA PLAYOFFS

WEDNESDAY’S NBA PLAYOFFS Rockets 127, Warriors 105 HOUSTON James Harden and Eric Gordon each


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH NJ creamery concocts pork roll-flavored ice cream for summer FREDON TOWNSHIP, N.J.


Purple deadnettle good & bad

Q. What is this terrible, purple weed? I fight it every spring? Susan from Canfield A. Not only


Pruning Clinic

Pruning Clinic Join Eric Barrett to learn, then practice your pruning skills at the OSU Extension


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Tips on how to create a dog-friendly landscape

By Pam Baytos OSU Ext, master gardener volunteer Canfield Often our dogs spend more time


Auxiliary installs slate, will host Bling Boutique

Auxiliary installs slate, will host Bling Boutique AUSTINTOWN The Salvation Army Women’s


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK Book Club (PG-13) Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after


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Music festivals near and far

Music festival season is upon us.


Adjuncts of the world, unite!

Opinion: By Nicole Braun OtherWords School teachers across the U.S. are striking for many reasons, from


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “A Wrinkle in Time,SDRq directed by Sam Luptak Jr., Hopewell Theatre, 702


“Gotham” (8 p.m., Fox): In the season finale, Jeremiah warns a skeptical Gordon of more

“Gotham” (8 p.m., Fox): In the season finale, Jeremiah warns a skeptical Gordon of more destruction


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 50.22-0.33 Aqua America, .20


NIGHTLIFE

Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard, 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown; 330-325-1075 Fri: Strums


CD RATES

CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.


US Supreme Court’s ruling leads sports betting out of the shadows

Opinion: WASHINGTON Repeal of Prohibition in 1933 instantly reduced crime by reducing the number of


Court makes the right call on the MVSD’s rebate plan

Editorial: Judges Lou D’Apolito and Ronald Rice have sent an unequivocal message to the Mahoning Valley


Justify draws 7 post for Preakness

Having the Preakness favorite has never bothered Bob Baffert before and it doesn’t bother him with Justify.


911 technology struggles to keep up with the times

Associated Press ROSWELL, Ga. High-school students hiding from the gunman in Parkland, Fla.,


House poised to expand private care at VA

Associated Press WASHINGTON House approval Wednesday of legislation giving veterans more leeway


Modest Mouse coming to Civic

Staff report AKRON Indie-rock band Modest Mouse will come to Akron Civic Theater, 182 S. Main


Trump: US hasn’t been notified about threat to cancel summit

Associated Press WASHINGTON Amid fresh uncertainty over his planned summit with North Korean


Mission and concert

Mission and concert YOUNGSTOWN Three area Catholic churches – St. Patrick and St. Angela Merici


Disclosure of Cohen payment raises new legal questions

President Trump could be in violation of federal ethics laws Associated Press NEW YORK


Forward Ohio launch

Forward Ohio launch YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown State University is joining Ohio’s 13 other public


Woman gets 10-year prison term for South Side stabbing

Amanda Wilhite was sentenced on attempted murder and aggravated burglary charges.


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Steve and Daniela Price, North Jackson, boy, May 15.


Campbell cops to get new cruiser, council OKs demolition of old union hall

Wednesday during the caucus before the city council meeting police Chief Dennis Puskarcik announced the department was awarded two federal grants totalling $30,000.


Founders Exchange

Founders Exchange WARREN The Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center announced its May Founders


Trump Jr. untroubled by meeting Russian

Committee releases more than 1,800 pages of interview transcripts Associated Press WASHINGTON


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McDonald to celebrate birthday with suitcase

McDonald to celebrate birthday with suitcase


Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims

Associated Press LANSING, Mich. Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle


Wait till the bloom is done

Wait till the bloom is done Spring-blooming shrubs get pruned after blooming. But there are


Bauer fans 10 as Tribe blanks Tigers

Trevor Bauer gave Cleveland’s beleaguered bullpen a bit of a break.


WTG

Today Lectures Artist Jim Pernotto, noon, Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, 325 W. Federal


Bell’s single lifts Bucs over reeling ChiSox

Pittsburgh won for the seventh time in eight games and improved to 10-2 in interleague play.


YEARS AGO FOR MAY 18

Today is Thursday, May 17, the 137th day of 2018. There are 228 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


‘Deadpool 2’ doesn’t disappoint

‘Deadpool 2’ Grade: 3 stars (out of 4) Rating: R for strong violence and language throughout,


Know how to pack medicines for trip

Have you planned your summer vacation yet? If you are looking to get away from civilization, you


AROUND THE HORN Wednesday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Rangers 5, Mariners 1 SEATTLE Bartolo Colon laughed off having a line drive


SPORTS digest

Andretti leads on Day 2 of Indy 500 practice INDIANAPOLIS Marco Andretti led four Honda drivers