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Black WWII unit hailed at event in Youngstown

Ina R. Madison became highly emotional when she handled her late husband’s military outfit for the first time in several decades.

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Quisenberry’s 37 lead YSU to six wins in a row

Even when YSU’s entire offense ground to a halt, Darius Quisenberry found a way to keep scoring.

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The fight continues say attendees of Black History Month’s Feast of Salads

Youngstown Mayor Jamael Tito Brown urged attendees at Saturday’s Black History Month’s Feast of Salads to pass their personal “black history” on to their children and the young people in the community.

Team USA turns tables on Phantoms

On Military Appreciation Night, even the Youngstown Phantoms had to appreciate the effort of their team Team USA 17-U foes.

Boardman swimmers headed for state meet

Boardman junior Noah Basista had an awakening near the end of December.

YSU students dance to help Akron Children's

Students at Youngstown State University were dancing for dollars Saturday during the third annual Guinathon, a dance marathon to raise money for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley.

YSU ROUNDUP | Saturday’s results

Baseball Mississippi State sweeps Penguins Starkville, Miss. Junior infielder Blaze Glenn hit

Williamson’s first student council

Williamson Elementary has its first-ever student council ready to engage with the school and the surrounding community.


GIRLS BASKETBALL DIVISION I Ravenna District Walsh Jesuit 66, Boardman 44 BOARDMAN Walsh

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Book unearths Kent’s impressive rock history

Kent is no ordinary place. The only real college town in northeast Ohio, it has always been a lightning rod for what is in the air.

JCPenney celebrates 50 years in Hermitage

From the road, one would be forgiven for assuming the Shenango Valley Mall in Hermitage is just another empty reminder of an era of retail before Amazon and the proliferation of Walmarts across the nation.

PSU-Shenango hosts engineering lecture Thursday

Matthew Caputo will lead the discussion at 5:30 p.m.

METRO DIGEST || Boardman outage affects Southern Park Mall

A power outage early Saturday caused by equipment failure affected 111 customers, including the Southern Park Mall.

Job fair for teachers set in Canfield

The Mahoning County Educational Service Center is hosting its annual teacher recruiting event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 4.

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A burger for the blue-collar worker

This month our burger travels took us to a well-known pub in the city called Chesty’s Blue Collar Tavern.

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Liberty teen has rare condition of only 100 in US

Jessalyn Hartsfield, second from right, a Liberty High School cheerleader, was born with a rare form of dwarfism. . She chats with fellow cheerleaders during a recent basketball game at the high school. They are from left, Breanna McCain, freshman; Alyssa Helco, sophomore; Trinity Howard, freshman and Taylor Howard, senior.

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MONDAY Garden Gate Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. with a speaker from Wild Birds Unlimited.

For the Week of Sunday, Feburary 17, 2019

BCS Development LLC to David Kiraly et al, Heron Bay Drive, Poland, $125,000. Barbara R. Van

Park City, Utah offers a sense of place

Park City, Utah, offers a ... By Barbara Barton Sloane Special to The Vindicator “I believe

Bury Financial Group, 7620 Market St., Suite 5, Boardman, announced the addition of Jocelyn N. Hykes

Bury Financial Group, 7620 Market St., Suite 5, Boardman, announced the addition of Jocelyn N. Hykes


Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, 9 a.m. –

New way to recycle beads at Mardi Gras in NOLA

New way to recycle beads at Mardi Gras in NOLA NEW ORLEANS What to do with all those beads

Swiss charge woman in $2M bank scam

Associated Press GENEVA Swiss authorities say they have indicted a woman who convinced dozens

Retailers are shopping for ways to get rid of checkout lines

Retailers are shopping for ways to get rid of ... By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and JOSEPH PISANI AP

Deja view

1. While he was providing the voice of KITT the car in “Knight Rider,” William Daniels also played


Fiction 1. Killer by Nature: An Audible Original Drama by Jan Smith, narrated by Angela Griffin,

Senior menu

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

MASONIC groups

THURSDAY Ladies Oriental Shrine will hosts its February luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. at Johnny’s

Fully-integrated health care offered for children and adults

Staff report HOWLAND Alta Behavioral Healthcare and Meridian HealthCare are providing fully

Why we need stop ‘sharenting’

By ADAM EARNHEARDT I’m a recovering sharent. No. That’s not a typo.

Man convicted in toddler’s death

Associated Press CLEVELAND A 20-year-old man whose girlfriend’s young niece died in his care

Potential privacy lapse found in 2010 census data

Associated Press WASHINGTON An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal


COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Docket Sam Lamancusa v. Linda S. Starling et al, foreclosure. HSBC

‘Bites and Bits’ set for Thursday

‘Bites and Bits’ set for Thursday YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will host


AREA BOWLING SCORES amron lanes Diver Steel Senior Ladies — Anna Reeves 187-497, Ro Eckman

Liriano hopes return to Pirates sparks turnaround

In a three seasons between 2013 and 2015, Liriano was a combined 35-25 with a 3.26 ERA in 86 starts.

Butler would be foolish to reject Rockwell works

Opinion: Butler would be foolish to reject Rockwell works This area has thrown countless dollars away on

Pens flame out against Calgary

A big second period ended up being just enough for the Calgary Flames.


PRESIDENTS DAY What’s open/closed A checklist of local, state and federal institutions and local


AARP 4611 East Youngstown will meet for its executive board meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday at


NEWSMAKERS Police: Jussie Smollett assault case has ‘shifted’ CHICAGO Chicago police say “the

ON THE LINKS Saturday’s pro golf news

Former U.S. Open champ Littler dies at 88 SAN DIEGO Gene Littler, whose fluid swing carried him

USA TODAY Bestsellers for week ending Feb. 8

1. “Connections in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press) 2. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday ABC Water and Storm Water District Board of Trustees, public open house with


NOTICES baseball Boardman Community Baseball — will conduct player registration at

Storm-lashed SC reassesses global warming’s role

Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. When he took the job 15 years ago, Horry County Emergency

YSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Preview of today’s game vs. Milwaukee

Matchup: YSU (19-6, 11-3 Horizon League) vs. Milwaukee (12-12, 7-6). Tip-off: 1 p.m. at Beeghly

Fresh faces, new sponsors give Daytona 500 throwback feel

The front row is the youngest in Daytona 500 history.

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Saturday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 73 in the second round of the Gensis Open at the Riviera

SPORTS digest

Jim Tressel to speak to Curbstone Coaches Beaver Township Youngstown State University president

Sabathia looks to end career with 2019 victory parade

CC Sabathia can envision the perfect ending to his final big league season.

Brown fires at Tomlin, Ben via Twitter

Brown, who has requested a trade, took to Twitter on Saturday to vent.

Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn’t have owned

Associated Press AURORA, Ill. The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers including the

Talented cast, director make ‘Raisin in the Sun’ a must-see

By Eric McCrea The Hopewell Theatre had a sold-out opening night as it honored


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Kayli Corfman and Jacob Hall, Youngstown, boy, Feb. 15.

With the Academy Awards one week from today, Wallethub has released its 2019 Oscars Facts report. It

With the Academy Awards one week from today, Wallethub has released its 2019 Oscars Facts report. It

Several injured in Boardman fire

Staff report BOARDMAN Several people, including a firefighter, required hospitalization because


Today is Sunday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2019. There are 317 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

News Analysis: Deal on border defied skeptics’ worries

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON When you want results in a polarized

NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND Saturday from Charlotte, N.C.

OKC’s Diallo leaps over Shaq to win dunk contest Oklahoma City’s Hamidou Diallo is the NBA’s slam


at Robert F. Busby Natatorium Cleveland State University GIRLS Team standings — 16, Boardman


ARMED FORCES VETERANS Broadcaster speaks Army Reserve Lt. Col. John T. Caparanis, a well-known

ON THE TRACKS Saturday’s auto racing roundup

Michael Annett wins Xfinity Series opener Michael Annett stretched the Speedweeks streak of first-

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuse

Associated Press VATICAN CITY Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been found guilty by the

Socialism frequently praised because it isn’t easy to define

Opinion: “From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs!” – Karl Marx

Is Ryan on a fool’s errand?

Opinion: Just days after his appearance on national television during which he announced he is “seriously