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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.


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.


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.


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


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Victims of opioid crisis remembered

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


Valley native pens an album for children

By GUY D’ASTOLFO dastolfo@vindy.com Liberty native Megan (Anderson) Schoenbohm will soon release


Novel takes off when the puck drops

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


SPORTS digest

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


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.


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

Republic Services Division Manager Mike Heher helped repair relations with community


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Organizers ponder how to get more kids involved in baseball

Struthers baseball player Will Bradley sprints toward first base while Springfield first baseman Jakoby Emerine reaches to make the catch during a game at the Springfield youth baseball complex. The “big four” youth sports – baseball, football, soccer and basketball – have seen significant declines in the number of active participants over the past decade.


Royal wedding breaks mold, bridges Atlantic

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


Walking robot maker prepares to unleash its dog-like machine

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


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


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


Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells name

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


How Google aims to simplify your life with AI

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


Classic toy cars cruise into history museum

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


For the Week of Sunday, May 20, 2018

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


New adventures await literary heroine Revere

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


NEW HIRES

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


MILESTONES

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


HARDCOVER FICTION

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


Record 72 million tourists went to Orlando last year

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


VETERANS

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


Births

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


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


Buhl Regional Health Foundation grant cycle underway

Nonprofits are urged to apply for funding by July 6.


DOYO Live tickets

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


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


‘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


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


GARDEN CLUBS

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


Goodyear airship nears completion

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


NCNW to host Women of Distinction luncheon

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


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


Student chosen for Otis R. Heldman Scholarship

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


SENIOR CITIZENS

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


Blood Drives

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


Agenda Monday

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


YEARS AGO FOR MAY 20

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


Senior menu

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


Police dogs and reefer madness

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


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


SENIOR SIDELIGHTS

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


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

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


Foster parents to be recognized at dinner

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


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


METRO DIGEST || Liberty Walmart evacuated for bomb threat

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


Latest lava flow destroys four homes, sparks evacuation prep

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


SATURDAY’S PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

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


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.


Padres’ quick start too much for Pirates

Richard limits Bucs to two runs in 7-plus innings


RUNNERS, TO YOU MARKS … UPCOMING RACES & WALKS

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


Justify pulls away for Preakness victory

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


SATURDAY’S OTHER MLB GAMES

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


RACING roundup

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


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

Columnist thinks Mickelson has one more fantastic finish ahead


AREA GOLF LEAGUE SCORES

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


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


TV & RADIO

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


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