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Cavaliers force Game 7

Game 7 is Sunday in Boston.


Beniston granted TRO to retain current city job

A city employee filed legal action against the mayor to keep her current job.


N. American Cruze owners converge in Lordstown for annual Meet & Tour

They came from as far away as Hawaii and Canada, in cars ranging from white to silver to cherry red.


RoboCats take first at WOW Championship

The FIRST Robotics Delphi Team No. 279, The RoboCats, took first place at the WOW Championship at Otterbein University last weekend in Westerville.


Friday's regional baseball scores

Friday's baseball scores


Thursday's regional scores

Thursday's baseball and softball scores.


South Range clinches state baseball berth; Canfield eliminated

South Range is the last Valley baseball team still standing.


Prosecutors seek life without parole in LaRosa case

Prosecutors seek life without parole in LaRosa case


Trump signs orders to make it easier to fire federal workers

President Donald Trump is taking steps to make it easier to fire federal workers for misconduct.


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Hubbard police seek man who robbed Cortland Bank

Hubbard police seek man who robbed Cortland Bank


Body found on South Side this week identified

Body found on South Side this week identified


Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for Ohio warehouse fire

Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for Ohio warehouse fire


Man arrested for kicking cop

Man arrested for kicking cop


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman

A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman.


Cruze fans cruise into Lordstown

Cruze fans cruise into Lordstown


Hine Memorial Fund Playground opens on Columbiana-Canfield Road

Hine Memorial Fund Playground opens on Columbiana-Canfield Road


Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch at Trump Tower

Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch at Trump Tower


Ohio Federation of Women's Clubs to make USO donation Saturday at Greenwood Chevy

Ohio Federation of Women's Clubs to make USO donation Saturday at Greenwood Chevy


City employee files legal action against the mayor to keep her current job

City employee files legal action against the mayor to keep her current job


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


AP: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

AP: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing


Former NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges

Former NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges


Dave Grohl Alley in Warren closed for Saturday event

Dave Grohl Alley in Warren closed for Saturday event


Civilians kill gunman after 3 shot at Oklahoma restaurant

Civilians kill gunman after 3 shot at Oklahoma restaurant


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Mahoning County OVI checkpoint is Saturday

Mahoning County OVI checkpoint is Saturday


Conservative group running pro-Renacci ads, mailers

Conservative group running pro-Renacci ads, mailers


Deputy shoots and kills man on interstate in Cleveland

Deputy shoots, kills man on interstate in Cleveland


Summit talk turns warmer; Trump says 'talking to them now'

Summit talk turns warmer; Trump says 'talking to them now'


UPDATE | Student says science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter

Student says science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter


Hurricane survivors from Puerto Rico welcomed today in Youngstown, Warren

Hurricane survivors from Puerto Rico welcomed today in Youngstown, Warren


Flag burner detained by Youngstown police

Flag burner detained by Youngstown police


Police Memorial Week activities underway in Youngstown

Police Memorial Week activities underway in Youngstown


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Jones for Revival at Nelson Ledges

Jones for Revival will present its annual Jonesfest on Sunday at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park


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Warren cops investigating wounding of man

Warren cops investigating wounding of man


Warren police arrest 2 men on theft charges

Warren police arrest 2 men on theft charges


Youngstown police arrest man on gun charge

Youngstown police arrest man on gun charge


Case worker: Ohio mom delayed shooting report, hoped to keep guns

Case worker: Ohio mom delayed shooting report, hoped to keep guns


UPDATE | Weinstein arraigned on rape, other sex charges

Weinstein arraigned on rape, other sex charges


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Canfield baseball back in regional final

The Cardinals will face Tallmadge, which ousted them in 2017.

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VINDY EXCLUSIVE: Warren cop suspended 32 days for threats to resident

The suspension is without pay.


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Gehring’s arm leads South Range victory

The Raiders oust Waynedale to advance to the regional final.

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Ex-Lowellville police chief guilty of theft in office, domestic violence

Richard Jamrozik stole $2,500 from a home while picking up a body as a Mahoning County Coroner’s investigator


Events honor Memorial Day’s real meaning

Gas prices are high, but many people are expected to travel.


UWM sends YSU packing

YSU is eliminated from the Horizon League Tournament.

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Teamwork credited for new Y'town muni court

The new faciility began operating in late April.


Springfield's errors costly at Pipe Yard

Trinity advances despite losing its ace.


Lawyers’ association files brief in support of former prosecutor

The OELA’s brief does not equivocate in declaring Martin Desmond a whistleblower


Valley’s D-II runners qualify for finals at Fitch

A recent haircut might have helped Mathias Combs of South Range to run a personal best in the 100.

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Three YSU performers crack top 30 in NCAAs

Abby Jones led the way with a 19th-place finish in the high jump.


Ursuline’s Morgione set for state tennis debut

Greg Morgione (Ursuline), Jake McDivitt (Lakeview) and Armand Nannicola (Warren JFK) will compete in the D-II state tournament.


Stoner comedy pioneer Tommy Chong at 80 Still joking, smoking

By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press LOS ANGELES Yeah man, Tommy Chong says he always knew he’d


Slavic fest seeks best bakers for competition

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Simply Slavic festival’s annual baking competition will take place


Movie series outdoors near Covelli Centre

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The free summer outdoor movie series has unveiled its lineup. The films


‘King of Commodes’ seeks heir to his thrones

By ALLEN G. BREED AP National Writer ALAMO HEIGHTS, Texas FOR SALE: One tiny kingdom, with


Democrats select James as Trumbull coroner until end of the year

Dr. Thomas James of Vienna came out on top over Dr. Phillip Malvasi of Howland, 64 votes to 31, perhaps an upset given that Dr. James didn’t attend the meeting and therefore wasn’t able to talk to the voters face to face.


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Campbell 3rd-graders portray 'living wax museum' figures

Students dressed as historical figures stood along the perimeter of the cafeteria and recited facts about the historical figure they were portraying. Tyler Johnson chose baseball great Jackie Robinson.


Lowe’s donation benefits Boys & Girls Club

The South Side club will use Lowe’s $50,000 grant to renovate its kitchen, bathroom and more.


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Liberty, Harding commencements Thursday night in Youngstown, Warren

Liberty High School graduate Victoria Ann DeMarco, who has multiple disabilities, made her way across the Stambaugh Auditorium stage Thursday evening to accept her diploma from Liberty Board of Education President Calvin Jones.

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Struthers Rotary honors Hometown Heroes

Struthers Rotary honors Hometown Heroes


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Students video chat with NASA engineer

Students video chat with NASA engineer


mahoning county | Indictments

A Mahoning County grand jury indicted these people Thursday on these charges: Rafael Samaniego,


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing Austintown Community Church, 242 S. Canfield-Niles Road, various


YEARS AGO FOR MAY 25

Today is Friday, May 25, the 145th day of 2018. There are 220 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS American Association of University Women Youngstown Branch will meet at 11 a.m. June


Schiavoni’s loss in governor’s race proves money matters in politics

Opinion: Joe Schiavoni said his struggle to raise money for his gubernatorial bid in the Democratic primary


Trumbull prosecutor opposes parole again for child rapist Judson

Trumbull prosecutor opposes parole again for child rapist Judson


Federal attorneys defend Keystone pipeline

Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. Trump administration attorneys Thursday defended the disputed


MEMORIAL DAY What’s open/closed

A checklist of local, state and federal institutions and local businesses closed for Memorial Day on


Agenda Saturday

Agenda Saturday Lordstown Village Council, 9 a.m., public safety, fire department and emergency


NTSB: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did not brake

Associated Press DETROIT The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in


SOCIETY DIGEST || Church to host sale and dinner

Church to host sale and dinner DAMASCUS Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road, will


Trump signs bill to ease key restraints on banks

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a measure that


Bar association memorial ceremony honors those who died

Ceremony recognizes impact of five former members of the Mahoning County legal community


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Nicole Simons and James Haynes, Savannah, Ga., girl, May


Man refuses to cooperate, gets six years for robbery

Could have received less time if he did cooperate


ODDLY ENOUGH

Mass. college student sets ‘joggling’ record BOSTON It won’t land him a spot in the Olympics,


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Glendi, 4-10 p.m.: Greek festival, with authentic food, music and


BUSINESS DIGEST || Collecting donations

Collecting donations VIENNA Millwood Inc., a locally based industrial packaging equipment


METRO DIGEST || $17K donated to park

$17K donated to park BAZETTA The Cafaro Foundation has donated $17,000 to keep Bazetta Township


SANDLOTS | Class B games from Cene Park

Baird Brothers 10, Eagle Wear 1 Winning pitcher Rocco Bernadina scattered five hits, striking out


Astros, Morton take down Tribe

Charlie Morton (7-0) remained unbeaten this season with six solid innings.


Killer blames attack on ‘homosexual panic’

Killer blames attack on ‘homosexual panic’ COLUMBUS A condemned killer is asking the Ohio Parole


Boxer Jack Johnson receives Trump pardon

Boxer Jack Johnson receives Trump pardon WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a


Emails show deception by Nassar, USA Gymnastics

Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS USA Gymnastics agreed to use false excuses in 2015 to account for


Law-enforcement officials expect Weinstein to surrender

Also, Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations Associated Press NEW YORK


‘Eerie’ blue flames burn in cracks caused by volcano

Associated Press HONOLULU Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning


N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancels

Associated Press SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA North Korea said today it’s still willing to sit down for


Inside the ropes WITH …

Inside the ropes WITH … Jason Kokrak Thursday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 1-under par 69


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday huddled in classified briefings


game 6

game 6 vCavaliers vs. Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland. Tip-off at 8 p.m. today.


METRO DIGEST || Man has severe injuries

Man has severe injuries YOUNGSTOWN Police are trying to figure out how a man ended up at St.


N. Korea demolishes nuke site as journalists watch

Associated Press PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his


Take a rare look at NYC’s potter’s field, home to 1 million dead

Associated Press NEW YORK Prisoners working as gravediggers stack wooden coffins in the ground,


prep sports at a glance

BOYS TRACK DIVISION II TRACK & FIELD REGIONAL At Fitch Falcon Stadium Top 4 in each event


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Memorial Day scheduled events

A list of Memorial Day events as submitted to The Vindicator. All events are Monday unless otherwise


Alarming — Celtics push Cavs to the brink

Boston rings 1-6 road record to Cleveland


Suarez, Reds slam slumping Bucs

Eugenio Suarez hit a grand slam off Ivan Nova, who dropped his sixth straight start against Cincinnati.


Funds for public housing prove their worth, merit continuation by Congress

Editorial: We cheer the announce- ment this week from U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, that the Mahning


Trump targetsSFlb‘animals’

Opinion: By Blair Bess Cagle Cartoons President Donald Trump’s latest assault on undocumented aliens


Human life has intrinsic value

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords I don’t think I’m alone in believing there’s an intrinsic value to


Rachel Mikolay, Devin Jackson plan July nuptials

canfield Joseph and Mary Lou Mikolay of Canfield are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Austintown Community Briefs

Redeemer Lutheran Church VBS has “On the Farm” theme Redeemer Lutheran Church will host its annual


Library rewards reading during summer

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The PLYMC organized their annual Summer Discovery program


CHC first-graders stage a musical journey

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com C.H. Campbell Elementary School first-grade students

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Samantha Jones, Dominic Corso plan July nuptials

BOARDMAN Sidney and Katheryn Jones of Boardman are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Heidi Gonzalez, Robert Parker plan fall wedding

BOARDMAN Delfin and Lisa Gonzalez of Boardman are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Elementary school receives unique technology opportunity

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Austintown Elementary School students got the chance to

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Literacy festival proves that Reading Rocks

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center hosted

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Austintown Sports Briefs

Mooney golf team hosts fundraising scramble On June 9, there will be a Cardinal Mooney golf team


Zoe Lamberson v Anthony Saadey

YOUNGSTOWN Anthony Saadey and Zoe Lamberson, both of Columbus, exchanged marriage vows Sept. 9,


Poland Community Briefs

Rock out with the Green Team Rock out with Peg Flynn and Kim Lewis of the Mahoning County Green


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Flag demonstration at after school program

Poland’s Cub Scout Pack 2 and Boy Scout Troop 2 donated a flag to Poland North Elementary School on May 11 during the after school program.

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Canfield’s 4th of July announces cash awards for parade floats

The Canfield 4th of July Committee is working on the plans for this year’s festivities and recently


Canfield Sports Briefs

Canfield Local Schools announces a boys youth summer basketball camp There will be a boys youth


Poland Sports Briefs

Athletic department hosts fall parent meeting The Poland High School athletic department has


School rewards students with teacher sliming

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Dobbins Elementary students celebrated the achievements

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Boardman Sports Briefs

Mooney golf team hosts fundraising scramble On June 9, there will be a Cardinal Mooney golf team


Puppet show teaches kindness students

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Austintown Elementary School invited Sadecky’s Puppets to

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Boys track takes AAC title as runners-up

The Boardman boys track team finished as AAC Runners-Up for the 2018 season following the


Canfield Community Briefs

Paint a cake for Father’s Day Sip or chug a drink from Dairy Queen and paint a DQ cake for


May 10

May 10 Arrest: Authorities at Boardman Area Court on Market Street took custody of Evan F.


Boardman Community Briefs

Rock out with the Green Team Rock out with Peg Flynn and Kim Lewis of the Mahoning County Green


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Lions Club sponsors 23rd annual 5K run

The weather was perfect on May 12 at Austintown Township Park as the Austintown Lions Club sponsored its 23rd annual 5K run.

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Students bring the VIP of their life to school

St. Charles School invited the important people in their students’ lives to the school for a special day on May 10.

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Hilltop hosts annual Vehicle Career Day

Hilltop Elementary School hosted its annual PTA-sponsored Vehicle Career Day on May 18.

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Bake sale benefits Angels for Animals

Brynna Jones had her second annual bake sale at Fred Astaire Youngstown in benefit of Angels for Animals on April 20.

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