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Niles boy, 6, struck by SUV and seriously injured tonight

He was reported to be chasing his dog when struck

Woman arrested after wielding butcher knife at child's birthday party

She swang the knife at everyone on a porch

Shooting outside Market St. store leads to arrest

The victim was in stable condition today

'Crazy Rich Asians' hangs on to top spot at box office

'Crazy Rich Asians" hangs on to top spot at box office

Mahoning engineer seeks input on $5 license fee

Mahoning engineer seeks input on $5 license fee

Canfield Fair attendance up more than 32,000

Canfield Fair attendance up more than 32,000

Youngstown Diocese priest resigns over sexual relationship

The relationship reportedly involved an adult married woman

Private service today precedes McCain's burial in Md.

Private service today precedes McCain's burial in Md.

Aretha Franklin eulogy slammed; pastor stands firm

Aretha Franklin eulogy slammed; pastor stands firm

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With no timeouts and seconds ticking down, Butler lined up for a 44-yard field goal near the end of Saturday’s contest against Youngstown State. The setup was sloppy and kicker Drew Bevelheimer’s kick resembled a wounded duck, but it just got over the bar to stun Stambaugh Stadium.

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Area veterans enjoy, appreciate Honor Flight to Washington

One served in the Navy in WWII and the other in the Army during the Korean War.

Ed Puskas: Put away the torches & pitchforks

YSU lost to Butler, but no one is getting fired.

Portman looks toward future of GM Lordstown, Northside Hospital

The Republican senator and former trade representative also cites issues with Trump’s approach to tariffs.

Nonprofit group works to build bunk beds for children Rest assured

A Campbell family that includes two children age 4 and 5 likely won’t wait for the holidays to sing the praises of a group with the same name as a line in the famous Christmas tune “Silent Night.”

Former Mooney, OSU star John Simon among Valley natives cut by NFL teams

Cardinal Mooney High School graduate John Simon is seeking his fourth NFL team in six seasons.

SPORTS DIGEST || Scrappers fall to Black Bears

The West Virginia Black Bears jumped on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers for three runs in the first inning en route to Saturday’s 5-2 victory.

Food big hit at Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox’s Food & Wine Festival

The festival in Campbell continues today and Monday.

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After 66 years in business, Sheely’s transitions to third generation of owners

Sheely’s Furniture and Appliance started in 1952 with hot water heater sales.

Mount Union starts slow, finishes strong

Purple Raiders roll to 54-point romp

Redford’s last ride

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK In “The Old Man and the Gun,” the elderly bank robber

METRO DIGEST || Blood Donation Day Wednesday

Gov. John Kasich joined state governors across the U.S. in honoring the request of the American Red Cross, United Blood Services, syndicated radio personality Dr. Daliah Wachs and blood banks across the country to proclaim Sept. 5 Blood Donation Day is in response to the national blood shortage crisis.


MILESTONES HONORS Dante “Danny” Zarlenga Jr., a 1976 graduate of Youngstown State University,


2 Ticks & The Dog Productions Inc. recently won a bronze Telly award for Extreme Air Trampoline Parks’ “Warehouse Wars” 2018 television commercial.

FAIR DIGEST | Try archery

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife invites fairgoers to visit its exhibit in the Hay and Grain Building, No. 26.

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New rides add to the thrill for fairgoers

Vindicator reporters Amanda Tonoli, left, and Jordyn Grzelewski try out the Dutch Wheel, the tallest of the rides at the 172nd Canfield Fair. This year’s rides are provided by a new vendor, Florida-based Reithoffer Shows, which promised bigger and better attractions that are getting rave reviews from the crowds.

RUNNERS TO YOU MARKS … Upcoming walks and runs

SEPTEMBER MONDAY — Justin Leo Memorial Bridge Run/Walk to dedicate the Justin Leo Memorial Bridge

Blood Drives

Blood Drives today Canfield Fair, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield, 12:30 to 8 p.m.

Exhibit celebrates Bankhead Forest, Wheeler Refuge

Exhibit celebrates Bankhead Forest, Wheeler Refuge DECATUR, Ala. A new exhibit at the Alabama

For the Week of Sunday, September 2, 2018

Stephanie M. Wilson to Mitchell Kitay, W. Warren Ave., Youngstown, $10,500. Alice L. Chiaro to

Columbus officer attacked by K9 partner, shoots dog

Associated Press COLUMBUS Police in Ohio’s capital city of Columbus said a K9 officer verbally

Amsterdam: ‘Terrorist motive’ alleged in attack on Americans

Amsterdam: ‘Terrorist motive’ alleged in attack on Americans AMSTERDAM A 19-year-old Afghan


GOLF LEAGUE SCORES Bedford Trails Lady Players Low Gross — Jeanne Gaume 43. Low Net —


No. 12 Notre Dame 24, No. 14 Michigan 17 SOUTH BEND, IND. Brandon Wimbush connected on a long


COURTS columbiana county new cases Roger Myers v. Jill Brothers, money. Irene Shreve v.

Donaldson deal causes Tribe infield shift

The 2015 AL MVP did not get to Progressive Field until just before the start of the game Saturday night.

ON AREA LINKS Golf notes

TIPPECANOE COUNTRY CLUB Dennis Miller cards course-record 63 CANFIELD Long-time Valley golf

Ohio State routs Oregon State

Haskins tosses 5 TD passes to set record for Buckeyes first-time starter


Kentucky 35, Central Michigan 20 LEXINGTON, KY. A.J. Rose and Benny Snell Jr. each rushed for

Snell wins 17th as Rays defeat Indians

Blake Snell moved into a tie for the major league lead with his 17th win.

IN THE CUP! Area holes-in-one

Lou Blazquez of Columbiana aced the 120-yard No. 15 at the Links at Firestone Farms on Aug. 30. He

AREA GOLF CALENDAR Upcoming scrambles and outings

SEPTEMBER SATURDAY — Answer to Cancer four-person scramble at Bedford Trails Golf Course. Cost is

Medical marijuana considered for treating opioid addiction

Critics of the idea point out lack of clinical research By ANNE SAKER and SHELLY SCHULTZ The

YSU defensive lineman laments preparation problems

There’ was plenty to point out that went wrong for Youngstown State in a 23-21 upset loss against Butler in the season opener.

Three members of Nobel literature prize body to return

Three members of Nobel literature prize body to return COPENHAGEN, Denmark A Swedish newspaper

Trump rebuked during McCain tributes

Late senator’s daughter delivers strong message Associated Press WASHINGTON John McCain’s


Illinois 31, Kent State 24 CHAMPAIGN, ILL. Illinois defeated Kent State to extend its home-

Book drive

Book drive COLUMBIANA The Best Western Plus Dutch Haus Inn & Suites announced a book drive for


WENESDAY Mahoning Garden Club will meet at noon at the Davis Education and Visitor Center, Kidston

Long-haired ‘Hard Knocks’ star Cajuste cut

Browns release Orchard


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Olivia and William Cupp, Youngstown, boy, Aug. 31.


Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, closed; Tuesday,

To make college cost even more, pay by credit card

By BRIANNA McGURRAN NerdWallet Sure, your college may allow students to pay for tuition and fees

As elections approach, what is the risk of Russian meddling?

Associated Press Nearly a year after Russian government hackers meddled in the 2016 U.S. election,

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Canfield Fair, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Today’s highlights include a 6

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Saturday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 1-under 70 in the


FALL MOVIE CALENDAR Here’s a look at the films coming to theaters through December: SEPTEMBER

Guardian Angels is seeking volunteers

Guardian Angels is seeking volunteers WARREN The Guardian Angels of Trumbull County, a volunteer

Liberty trustee challenges fracking points in editorial

Opinion: Liberty trustee challenges fracking points in editorial Your editorial of Aug. 28 titled


Today is Sunday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2018. There are 120 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Barry Jenkins on adapting James Baldwin

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK On one fateful European trip in 2013, Barry Jenkins

Local author to give lecture on city’s history

Staff report BOARDMAN Local author and historian Sean T. Posey will give a presentation at 10


Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, closed; Tuesday,


COLLEGE FOOTBALL Regional games Pittsburgh 33, Albany 7 PITTSBURGH Kenny Pickett threw for


SATURDAY’S OTHER MVFC GAMES North Dakota State 49, Cal Poly 3 FARGO, N.D. Bruce Anderson ran

Senior menu

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

Texas ranch shows President Johnson’s struggles and triumphs

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS Associated Press STONEWALL, Texas Fifty years ago, a depressed President


HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SATURDAY’S RESULTS FOOTBALL Valley Christian 33, Western Reserve Academy

Bozo the clown & his pals

Opinion: PREFACE The right hand was about to give the left hand a “high five” after indictments tied to

Final questions for Judge Kavanaugh

Opinion: WASHINGTON Four decades ago, New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, an intellectual Democrat,

Steelers keep Dobbs, cut Jones

Toussaint among the many released

State review of projects in Youngstown is demanded

Editorial: For more than 20 years, David Bozanich was the dealmaker on just about every major development