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Williams: Phantoms gave Force plenty to handle

The final two games of the Clark Cup Final had hard hits, extremely competitive games and fog.

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Baby deer survives unusual birth in N. Jackson

“It’s a miracle. I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Ohio State Highway Patrol Sgt. Eric Brown, afternoon supervisor of the Canfield Post.

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East High rugby team brings home title

Despite never playing for a boys rugby title, East High School’s players were confident and prepared.

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Police: Man rams vehicle into restaurant, kills 2; injuries

A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy serving Sunday lunch, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others

Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle.

2 Ohio inmates recaptured after correctional center escape

2 Ohio inmates recaptured after correctional center escape

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Cops, YFD, EMTs, pitch in to help woman

As first responders, city patrol officers and paramedics often – sometimes daily – come across people who are barely getting by.

Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

Unwilling to kiss Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding goodbye just yet, Britain basked Sunday in the scale of the spectacle as major broadcasters kept scenes from the royal nuptials on repeat along with fresh interviews with the bride's dressmaker.

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Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on

Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii's Big Island.

Campbell to begin $500,000 project to repave roads

Bid openings are set this month

Deadpool knocks Avengers out of 1st place at box office

'Avengers: Infinity War' now ranks as the fifth-highest grossing movie of all time

Review clears deputy who searched for trapped Ohio teen

A sheriff’s office has cleared the actions of a deputy who unsuccessfully searched for a 16-year-old boy who died after being trapped in a minivan.

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A fourth-grade teacher, a donor and ’an angel on earth’

The two didn’t know each other well before all this came about.

Police: innocent passerby killed in Ohio drive-by shooting

Police: innocent passerby killed in Ohio drive-by shooting

'Hope and healing': Texas town worships after school attack

Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship services since a teenager with a shotgun blasted his way into a high school art classroom and killed 10 people

14-year-old pretends he's a NY cop, robs a legally blind man

Police say a 14-year-old boy posing as a New York police officer is under arrest for snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station — while pretending to help him.

Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign

resident Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign

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Great year for Covelli Centre predicted

The center is expected to break even during the second quarter that ends June 30.

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Mist opportunity: Former Phantoms figure in Force victory

The Fargo Force overcame Covelli Centre turning into a ghostly House of Horrors to capture their first USHL championship.

Ryan delivers address at law school

U.S. Rep Tim Ryan called for “wiser, smarter and bigger” leaders as he delivered the commencement address at the New Hampshire law school he graduated from 18 years ago.

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Golden Bears set for state tournament

East is playing in the rugby state final four today in Canton.

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Catholic Diocese of Youngstown celebrates 75th anniversary

The diocese will host events throughout the year to celebrate the anniversary

Cavaliers thump Celtics

LeBron James had 27 points and 12 assists, Kevin Love added 14 rebounds and the Cavs looked like a different team.

Testimony suggests intimidation was factor in Infante corruption

At Infante’s trial, Dull testified that Infante made a remark to Dull at a polling place many years ago, before Infante was mayor, suggesting that Dull might regret his friendship with the mayor of Niles at the time, Joe Parise, who was an independent, not a member of the dominant Democratic Party.

Champion’s Gania, Lakeview girls star in D-II district meet

Kaylee Gania made the most of her single attempt in the long jump finals.

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NOT FORGOTTEN: Volunteers place flags on veterans’ graves

Daniel D. Jones isn’t exactly a household name. His headstone shows only his name and that he died in April 1926, though a little research reveals that Jones had served in the Army and fought in the Civil War.

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Salem, Poland relays dominate

Quakers boys, girls win Division II district titles at home.

5 area students receive grant to pay for college fees, educational tools

The Stephens Public School Students’ A Hand Up grant awards students who need financial help

SPORTS digest

YSU baseball team falls in Chicago CHICAGO The Youngstown State baseball team lost 8-5 to

Novel takes off when the puck drops

By JEFF BAENEN Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS Author Matt Goldman was a “literary fiction snob,”

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Valley native pens an album for children

By GUY D’ASTOLFO Liberty native Megan (Anderson) Schoenbohm will soon release

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Victims of opioid crisis remembered

On Saturday, 113 pairs of shoes were displayed on the sidewalk around Wick Park.

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Autism summer camps set to begin in June

The camps are sponsored by the Autism Society of Mahoning Valley, ABA Therapy Solutions and the Youngstown YMCA.

License restoration workshop is Wednesday

Residents get to sit down for one-to-one talks with BMV reps on how to get their driver’s licenses restored.

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Manager of Carbon Limestone Landfill retires after 44-year career with company

Republic Services Division Manager Mike Heher helped repair relations with community

When was your last official indicted?

Opinion: A year ago, a three-member panel of the 8th District Court of Appeals reviewed the conviction of


TV & RADIO TODAY 6:30 a.m. (GC) Golf: European Tour Belgian Knockout. 8 a.m. (TNN) Tennis:

Alice Scudier aced the No. 8 hole at Parto’s. She used a wedge on the 92-yard shot.

Alice Scudier aced the No. 8 hole at Parto’s. She used a wedge on the 92-yard shot. Dan Chiaberta


AREA GOLF LEAGUE SCORES bedford trails golf course Mahoning Valley Mens Golf League — Low

KARZMER: Dynamic duel for U.S. Open is wish

Columnist thinks Mickelson has one more fantastic finish ahead


AMERICAN LEAGUE Athletics 5, Blue Jays 4 TORONTO Chad Pinder hit his first career grand slam

Justify pulls away for Preakness victory

It wasn’t easy, but Justify had enough left to hold off several hard-charging challengers.


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

PRO GOLF roundup

PGA TOUR Wise, Leishman tied atop leaderboard DALLAS Aaron Wise shot a 3-under 68 in much

Kluber sets Tribe record, beats Astros

Corey Kluber is starting to put together quite a streak.


SOFTBALL Regular Season West Branch 5, Canton South 1 CANTON West Branch clinched a share of

Padres’ quick start too much for Pirates

Richard limits Bucs to two runs in 7-plus innings

Latest lava flow destroys four homes, sparks evacuation prep

Associated Press PAHOA, Hawaii Lava creeping across roadways destroyed four homes and left

METRO DIGEST || Liberty Walmart evacuated for bomb threat

Bomb threat LIBERTY A bomb threat late Saturday afternoon at the Walmart department store in

Point Park University’s new Pittsburgh Playhouse, 305 Forbes Ave., downtown, will open for the

Point Park University’s new Pittsburgh Playhouse, 305 Forbes Ave., downtown, will open for the

Foster parents to be recognized at dinner

Foster parents to be recognized at dinner NILES Trumbull County Children Services will host its

2 dead in bus crash recalled as ‘beloved,’ ‘beautiful’

Associated Press BELLEVILLE, N.J. The parent-teacher association of the New Jersey middle

RACING roundup

NASCAR Harvick clinches win in All-Star race CONCORD, N.C. Nothing can stop Kevin Harvick


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

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Dad at work, Father’s Day photo contest

It’s time for The Vindicator’s annual Father’s Day Photo Contest, which gives area sons and

Police dogs and reefer madness

Opinion: By Rick Jensen Cagle Cartoons Years ago, a propaganda film titled “Reefer Madness” depicted

Senior menu

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


Today is Sunday, May 20, the 140th day of 2018. There are 225 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown school board, 2:30 p.m., special meeting, central office, Dr. David

Blood Drives

Blood Drives today Trumbull Regional Medical Center, 1350 E. Market St., Warren, 9 a.m. to 2


Holy Family Seniors Group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Holy Family Church hall, 2729 Center

Student chosen for Otis R. Heldman Scholarship

Staff report COITSVILLE Struthers High School is announcing the first winner of the Otis R.

Youngstown’s fiscal mess even worse than expected

Editorial: In February, we predicted that Youngstown Mayor Jamael Tito Brown would have no choice but to slash

NCNW to host Women of Distinction luncheon

Staff report BOARDMAN The Youngstown Section of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. will

Goodyear airship nears completion

Associated Press AKRON Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. officials say its third and final new


TUESDAY Garden Gate Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Tyler Museum and an anniversary

Ohio’s public universities deliver high-impact, high-value education

Opinion: A recent statewide poll of likely voters affirmed that a large majority of Ohioans recognize and

‘Guardian of the Menorah’ to be honored

Staff report NILES Carole Safier Weimer will be honored by B’nai B’rith as the 2018 “Guardian of

In deadly school shooting, a confession but motive a mystery

Associated Press SANTA FE, Texas The 17-year-old suspect in the killing of 10 people at a

DOYO Live tickets

DOYO Live tickets YOUNGSTOWN Tickets are on sale for DOYO Live, a digital marketing and

Buhl Regional Health Foundation grant cycle underway

Nonprofits are urged to apply for funding by July 6.

Will Infante emulate Mafioso Strollo?

Opinion: It was a shot heard ’round the Mahoning Valley. The 10-year prison sentence handed to former Niles

Reboots and revivals make up this year’s Fall TV schedule

Associated Press writers NEW YORK NBC, Fox, ABC, CBS have all unveiled their schedules last


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Lauren and Matthew Callahan, Medina, boy, May 18.


VETERANS Employing veterans DALLAS The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has reaffirmed its

Record 72 million tourists went to Orlando last year

By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. Even though Hurricane Irma forced the


HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The 17th Suspect” by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown) 2.


MILESTONES DOCTORS Receives degree The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine conferred


NEW HIRES Home Savings announced it recently hired Gina Vicarel as recruitment administrator.

New adventures await literary heroine Revere

New adventures await literary heroine Revere NEW YORK Best-selling children’s author Andrea

Jury recommends death penalty in murder of 2 Ohio women

Associated Press ASHLAND, Ohio A jury has recommended that a man convicted of strangling to

Classic toy cars cruise into history museum

Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Ill. The potent allures of toys and nostalgia recently turned the

Don’t blame Trump for layoffs at GM Lordstown

Opinion: Don’t blame Trump for layoffs at GM Lordstown When pigs fly. That’s when I will believe that

How Google aims to simplify your life with AI

By RYAN NAKASHIMA and MAE ANDERSON AP Technology Writers MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Google put

Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells name

Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells name WASHINGTON Melania Trump returned to the

Walking robot maker prepares to unleash its dog-like machine

Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. A robotics company known for its widely shared videos of

Royal wedding breaks mold, bridges Atlantic

Associated Press WINDSOR, England The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class

For the Week of Sunday, May 20, 2018

Christopher Dalpra et al to Eric L. Chianese, Buchanan Drive, Boardman, $167,000. Gennaro F.