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Davis YMCA displays preschool classes’ self-portraits

The reception for the Davis YMCA preschool’s self-portrait collection Wednesday afternoon had all the trappings of a gallery opening.


Eastern Gateway about to move into additional Youngstown building

Eastern Gateway Community College will start moving beds and medical equipment into the Harshman Building, 101 E. Boardman St. downtown, later this week as the building becomes the community college’s Health Workforce Building.


West Boulevard starts STEM in kindergarten

Kindergarten students get introduction to STEM-based learning By jessica Hardin


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Boardman 6th-grader headed to national spelling bee

Yep – it’s over! Boardman Center Middle School sixth-grader Santino Slipkovich reacts after spelling valedictorian to win The Vindicator 86th Annual Regional Spelling Bee Saturday at Youngstown State University.

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Last year’s spelling champ returns to compete today

Mackenzie Sambroak, 12, last year’s winner of The Vindicator’s 85th annual Spelling Bee, is returning to compete in this year’s bee today.


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Former Vindicator Spelling Bee runner-up passes on legacy

Last year’s second-place winner is passing on her legacy to her sister who is participating in this year’s bee.


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Third-place winner returns to the Bee

Dominic, son of Ann Marie and Liberty schools Superintendent Joe Nohra, said he’s not all that nervous for another go – he’s been studying


Bipartisan bill aims to repeal portions of HB 70

State Rep. Joe Miller, a Democrat from Amherst, announced Friday he will soon introduce bipartisan legislation with Rep. Don Jones, a Republican from Freeport, to repeal portions of House Bill 70, the 2015 bill also known as the Youngstown plan that brought on state takeovers of local schools in Youngstown, Lorain and throughout the state.


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‘Eclair’ lands sisters in spelling bee

The correct spelling of the word “eclair” landed not one, but two sisters in The Vindicator’s 86th Regional Spelling Bee


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Dads, daughters boogie down at Youngstown's all schools dance

Corey Jolliff takes a photo with his daughter, Jaylaysha Jolliff, 14, both of Youngstown, during Youngstown School District’s father-daughter dance at East High School Friday night.

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Trauma, growth and neuroscience

He survived an abusive father and hardship. “Three times by the time I was 5, my father tried to murder my mother,” Leone said.


Future of Creekside Golf Dome unclear

Owner Tony Latell says no decision has been made on whether it will be rebuilt.


Girard RoboCats raising funds for competition

FIRST Robotics Delphi Team No. 279, “The Robo- Cats” has qualified for the world championships hosted in Detroit in April, but needs to raise enough funds to cover the trip to the championship.


State defends school takeover law in Ohio Supreme Court case

Lawmakers didn’t violate the Ohio Constitution or a procedural rule when they passed a law that shifted control of poor-performing school districts, the state argued in a new filing at the Ohio Supreme Court, which is considering a case challenging the law.


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Canfield students perform simulated C-sections

Canfield High School students perform simulated Caesarean sections for a child-development class Tuesday afternoon. Members of this team are, from left, juniors Zoe Kabetso, MacKenzie Rusu and Angelina Mangie, with teacher Angela Alexandrides.


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