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It's been a year and a half since Joe Kaluza and his family - wife Lisa and daughter Tiffany - moved into the Ivanhoe Avenue home custom-built for them by local contractors and volunteers. The home is equipped to help Joe move freely and to interact with his family.  Kaluza, former manager of the former KFC on Youngstown's South Side, was shot by a robber March 24, 2008, as he left the restaurant.

It's been a year and a half since Joe Kaluza ...

It's been a year and a half since Joe Kaluza and his family - wife Lisa and daughter Tiffany - moved into the Ivanhoe Avenue home custom-built for them by local contractors and volunteers. The ...


Driver Danica Patrick displays the car that she will drive full-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series circuit and select Sprint Cup races during an auto racing news conference Thursday, Aug 25, 2011, in Scottsdale, Ariz.  After months of skirting speculation, Patrick announced Thursday that she's leaving IndyCar in 2012 to run a full Nationwide schedule with JR Motorsports and up to 10 Sprint Cup races for Stewart-Haas Racing.  (AP Photo/Paul Connors)

Driver Danica Patrick displays the car that she will drive ...

Driver Danica Patrick displays the car that she will drive full-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series circuit and select Sprint Cup races during an auto racing news conference Thursday, Aug 25, 2011, in Scottsdale, Ariz. ...


Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) scrambles away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Jayme Mitchell (92) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) scrambles away from Cleveland ...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) scrambles away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Jayme Mitchell (92) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt ...


Youngstown State University President Cynthia Anderson responds to the faculty’s rejection of the university’s contract offer.   She said she hopes the strike will not last long.

Youngstown State University President Cynthia Anderson responds to the faculty’s ...

Youngstown State University President Cynthia Anderson responds to the faculty’s rejection of the university’s contract offer. She said she hopes the strike will not last long.


Stan Guzell, chief negotiator for the faculty, said Youngstown State University has the money to offer a better contract —but wants to use it for other goals such as hiring star faculty.

Stan Guzell, chief negotiator for the faculty, said Youngstown State ...

Stan Guzell, chief negotiator for the faculty, said Youngstown State University has the money to offer a better contract —but wants to use it for other goals such as hiring star faculty.


Stan Guzell, chief negotiator for the faculty, said Youngstown State University has the money to offer a better contract —but wants to use it for other goals such as hiring star faculty.

Stan Guzell, chief negotiator for the faculty, said Youngstown State ...

Stan Guzell, chief negotiator for the faculty, said Youngstown State University has the money to offer a better contract —but wants to use it for other goals such as hiring star faculty.


Western Reserve’s Donnie Bolton (2) sprints past Mathews Ryan Mazey (27) on an 85-yard touchdown run in the fi rst quarter of Thursday’s season opener at Western Reserve Stadium. Bolton scored three times for the Blue Devils, who dominated the Mustangs, 52-19.

Western Reserve’s Donnie Bolton (2) sprints past Mathews Ryan Mazey ...

Western Reserve’s Donnie Bolton (2) sprints past Mathews Ryan Mazey (27) on an 85-yard touchdown run in the fi rst quarter of Thursday’s season opener at Western Reserve Stadium. Bolton scored three times for the ...


While the YSU-OEA was voting down YSU’s final contract offer, a group of about 40 students demonstrated their support for faculty.

While the YSU-OEA was voting down YSU’s final contract offer, ...

While the YSU-OEA was voting down YSU’s final contract offer, a group of about 40 students demonstrated their support for faculty.


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..#3 Tommy Marlowe is brought down by a #27  Mathes Ryan Mazey   #3  Craig Hunter  and #50 Chase Ramsey --  Western Reserve Blue Devils  vs Mathews Mustangs at  Western Reserve Stadium Thursday night .--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..#3 Tommy Marlowe is ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..#3 Tommy Marlowe is brought down by a #27 Mathes Ryan Mazey #3 Craig Hunter and #50 Chase Ramsey -- Western Reserve Blue Devils vs Mathews Mustangs at Western ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..JUMP and TD --  #3 Western Reserves  Tim Cooper  hauls in a pass for a touchdown  as #20 Wyatt Ford  tries to defend - Second Quarter action - Western Reserve Blue Devils  vs Mathews Mustangs at  Western Reserve Stadium Thursday night .--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..JUMP and TD -- ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..JUMP and TD -- #3 Western Reserves Tim Cooper hauls in a pass for a touchdown as #20 Wyatt Ford tries to defend - Second Quarter action - Western ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Broken Pass -  as #24 Western Reserve  Thomas Benyo  has a pass broken up by Mathews #27  Ryan Mazey - during first quarter action --- Western Reserve Blue Devils  vs Mathews Mustangs at  Western Reserve Stadium Thursday night .--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Broken Pass - as ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Broken Pass - as #24 Western Reserve Thomas Benyo has a pass broken up by Mathews #27 Ryan Mazey - during first quarter action --- Western Reserve Blue Devils ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..#2  Donnie Bolton for Western Reserve takes the ball 85 yards in his first of two touchdowns  in the first quarter. the last man he beat was mathews #27  Ryan Mazey---Western Reserve Blue Devils  vs Mathews Mustangs at  Western Reserve Stadium Thursday night .--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..#2 Donnie Bolton for ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..#2 Donnie Bolton for Western Reserve takes the ball 85 yards in his first of two touchdowns in the first quarter. the last man he beat was mathews #27 ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Going for more as Western ReserveQB #6  Jeff Clegg   dives over  Mathews Defenders  for a few extra yards during  first half action at Western Reserve Stadium --- Western Reserve Blue Devils  vs Mathews Mustangs at  Western Reserve Stadium Thursday night .--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Going for more as ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Going for more as Western ReserveQB #6 Jeff Clegg dives over Mathews Defenders for a few extra yards during first half action at Western Reserve Stadium --- Western Reserve ...


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Western Reserve Blue Devils  vs Mathews Mustangs at  Western Reserve Stadium Thursday night .--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Western Reserve Blue Devils ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Western Reserve Blue Devils vs Mathews Mustangs at Western Reserve Stadium Thursday night .--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Jim Tressel night as  coach David Harries of Mathews donned the sweater vest as he talks with Mathews #9 Cody Parthemer --Western Reserve Blue Devils  vs Mathews Mustangs at  Western Reserve Stadium Thursday night .--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Jim Tressel night as ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Jim Tressel night as coach David Harries of Mathews donned the sweater vest as he talks with Mathews #9 Cody Parthemer --Western Reserve Blue Devils vs Mathews Mustangs at ...


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Lynda M. Petrella and James J. Seabrook

Lynda M. Petrella and James J. Seabrook

Lynda M. Petrella and James J. Seabrook


Residents of Victoria House Assisted Living in Austintown and The Inn at Christine Valley in Youngstown were treated to the music of the Jim Frank Trio at a recent Austintown Township Park Summer Concert Series concert while concert-goers were treated to the residents’ art exhibit. The concert series partners with the Briarfield Health Care Centers, which owns Victoria House and The Inn, for an evening of enjoying the arts.

Residents of Victoria House Assisted Living in Austintown and The ...

Residents of Victoria House Assisted Living in Austintown and The Inn at Christine Valley in Youngstown were treated to the music of the Jim Frank Trio at a recent Austintown Township Park Summer Concert Series ...


The League of Women Voters of Trumbull County sponsored a basket raffle at Cortland’s “Summer Sizzle” Aug. 5 to raise money to print its “Voter Information Guide.” The guide identifies candidates, upcoming ballot issues and candidates’ views on those issues. Winner of the basket was Marjorie Haidet of Youngstown. Shown above, with the basket, are, from left, Nancy Lorey, league director; Eddie Wolcott, event chairwoman and director; Peggy Boyd, director; Terri Crabbs, past president; and Janice Hardman, president. The league is still accepting donations for the guide. Donations are tax-deductible.

The League of Women Voters of Trumbull County sponsored a ...

The League of Women Voters of Trumbull County sponsored a basket raffle at Cortland’s “Summer Sizzle” Aug. 5 to raise money to print its “Voter Information Guide.” The guide identifies candidates, upcoming ballot issues and ...


Thomas DePinto and Hannah Gleason

Thomas DePinto and Hannah Gleason

Thomas DePinto and Hannah Gleason