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Bonnie Jacobs talks about her experience living in an unsafe neighborhood on the South Side. She said she
has been held at gunpoint, has bullet holes in her house and had her property stolen and vandalized.

Bonnie Jacobs talks about her experience living in an unsafe ...

Bonnie Jacobs talks about her experience living in an unsafe neighborhood on the South Side. She said she has been held at gunpoint, has bullet holes in her house and had her property stolen and ...


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Brandon Pluchinsky  checks his score as he enters the back nine - Brandon placed 3rd. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Brandon Pluchinsky checks his ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Brandon Pluchinsky checks his score as he enters the back nine - Brandon placed 3rd. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..James LaPolla  winner of the tourney shakes the hand of  Dominic Carano  on the 18th hole. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..James LaPolla winner of ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..James LaPolla winner of the tourney shakes the hand of Dominic Carano on the 18th hole. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club ...


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Looking over the 16th Green is Ryan Fowler - . -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Looking over the 16th ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Looking over the 16th Green is Ryan Fowler - . -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert ...


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --...Jacinta Pikunis lands on the green after  chipping in at Trumbull Country Club - her Dad Michael was her caddy - The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer-at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --...Jacinta Pikunis lands on ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --...Jacinta Pikunis lands on the green after chipping in at Trumbull Country Club - her Dad Michael was her caddy - The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer-at Trumbull Country Club ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..First Place winner  Jacinta  Pikunas )red)   Marie Mancini ( white) and Kelsey Teaberry third ( Black_). -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..First Place winner Jacinta ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..First Place winner Jacinta Pikunas )red) Marie Mancini ( white) and Kelsey Teaberry third ( Black_). -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Todd Franko - with Boys and Girls winners are James LaPolla and Jacinta  Pikunas with their trophys. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Todd Franko - with ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Todd Franko - with Boys and Girls winners are James LaPolla and Jacinta Pikunas with their trophys. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country ...


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --...Third Place winner  Brandon Pluchinsky  (blue)  Second Place is Shane Eichenlaub and James Lapolla (green) First-- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --...Third Place winner Brandon ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --...Third Place winner Brandon Pluchinsky (blue) Second Place is Shane Eichenlaub and James Lapolla (green) First-- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in ...


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Maria Mancini who placed second chips on to the 14th green - . -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Maria Mancini who placed ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Maria Mancini who placed second chips on to the 14th green - . -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP ...


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..James LaPolla -JFK -lines up a fairway shot on 16. James won the tournament. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..James LaPolla -JFK -lines ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..James LaPolla -JFK -lines up a fairway shot on 16. James won the tournament. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --...Kelly Fleming of Canfield Blasts out of the Sand and lands on the green during  -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --...Kelly Fleming of Canfield ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --...Kelly Fleming of Canfield Blasts out of the Sand and lands on the green during -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Boys and Girls winners are James LaPolla and Jacinta  Pikunas with their trophys. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Boys and Girls winners ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Boys and Girls winners are James LaPolla and Jacinta Pikunas with their trophys. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP ...


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Waiting for  her turn to put is Annie McGlone of Canfield.. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Waiting for her turn ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Waiting for her turn to put is Annie McGlone of Canfield.. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Help from her friend caddy and sister is   Annie McGlone (pink)  and her sister Erin (blue)  Annie didnt finish in the money. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Help from her friend ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Help from her friend caddy and sister is Annie McGlone (pink) and her sister Erin (blue) Annie didnt finish in the money. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of ...


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --...Jacinta Pikunis gets advice from her dad and Caddy as she chips from the ruff to the gree on the back nine  at Trumbull Country Club - her Dad Michael was her caddy - The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer-at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --...Jacinta Pikunis gets advice ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --...Jacinta Pikunis gets advice from her dad and Caddy as she chips from the ruff to the gree on the back nine at Trumbull Country Club - her Dad ...


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ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Chipping to the 16th hole is the Winner James LaPolla. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Chipping to the 16th ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Chipping to the 16th hole is the Winner James LaPolla. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert ...


ROBERT  K.  YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR --..Double eyes as Joe Benson Left and his golf partner -Will Kefler eye a putt. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in Warren -.--30-..(AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Double eyes as Joe ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR --..Double eyes as Joe Benson Left and his golf partner -Will Kefler eye a putt. -- The Vindicator Greatest Jr. Golfer of the Valley -at Trumbull Country Club in ...


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Angelo Pappalardo

Angelo Pappalardo

Angelo Pappalardo


Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, left, tags out Cleveland Indians’ Asdrubal Cabrera in the second inning in a baseball game on Sunday in Cleveland. The Royals won 5-3.

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, left, tags out ...

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, left, tags out Cleveland Indians’ Asdrubal Cabrera in the second inning in a baseball game on Sunday in Cleveland. The Royals won 5-3.


Shane Overton

Shane Overton

Shane Overton


Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Brandon Wood, top, leaps to avoid Philadelphia Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins after forcing him out at second base on a fielder’s choice by Shane Victorino in the fi rst inning of a baseball game Sunday in Philadelphia. Victorino was safe at fi rst. The Phillies won 6-5 in 10 innings.

Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Brandon Wood, top, leaps to avoid Philadelphia ...

Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Brandon Wood, top, leaps to avoid Philadelphia Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins after forcing him out at second base on a fielder’s choice by Shane Victorino in the fi rst inning of a baseball ...


People are seen around thousands of flowers and tributes laid outside the Oslo Cathedral in Oslo, Norway in memory of the victims of July 22 bomb attack and shooting rampage, Sunday, July 31, 2011. Anders Behring Breivik, the 32-year-old Norwegian extremist, has confessed to setting off a car bomb that killed eight people in downtown Oslo and then gunning down scores of youth from the left-leaning Labor Party at their annual retreat on an island northwest of the capital. Sixy-nine of them died. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

People are seen around thousands of flowers and tributes laid ...

People are seen around thousands of flowers and tributes laid outside the Oslo Cathedral in Oslo, Norway in memory of the victims of July 22 bomb attack and shooting rampage, Sunday, July 31, 2011. Anders ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Maya Estes - store manager with her lateste arrivals - Borders may be closing, but some independent book stores are thriving, like Bradleys, which recently opened up its first Ohio location in Southern Park Mall. . ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Maya Estes - store manager ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Maya Estes - store manager with her lateste arrivals - Borders may be closing, but some independent book stores are thriving, like Bradleys, which recently opened up its first Ohio ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Maya Estes - store manager with her lateste arrivals - Borders may be closing, but some independent book stores are thriving, like Bradleys, which recently opened up its first Ohio location in Southern Park Mall. . ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Maya Estes - store manager ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Maya Estes - store manager with her lateste arrivals - Borders may be closing, but some independent book stores are thriving, like Bradleys, which recently opened up its first Ohio ...


A young spectator watches the Clark County Fair's Pig Scramble event in Springfield, Ohio Friday, July 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Springfield News-Sun, Bill Lackey)

A young spectator watches the Clark County Fair's Pig Scramble ...

A young spectator watches the Clark County Fair's Pig Scramble event in Springfield, Ohio Friday, July 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Springfield News-Sun, Bill Lackey)


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Duke Girardi of Boardman, far left, stands up as he finishes eating around a pound of rigatoni at the Greater Youngstown Italian Fest on Saturday afternoon. Girardi finished first in the pasta-eating contest, which he has entered in each of the last 11 years. The emcee, second from left, was Todd DeMain, and the other contestants are, seated from left, Michael DeLucia III of Green near Akron, MichaelDeLucia II of Green and Scott Cross of Columbiana.

Duke Girardi of Boardman, far left, stands up as he ...

Duke Girardi of Boardman, far left, stands up as he finishes eating around a pound of rigatoni at the Greater Youngstown Italian Fest on Saturday afternoon. Girardi finished first in the pasta-eating contest, which he ...


Serena Kennedy, 15, of Austintown took third place with this “Romeo and Juliet” sculpture at Sunday’s Sunfest sculpting competition. Her sister Paisley Kennedy, 21, took second place with a mermaid sculpture.

Serena Kennedy, 15, of Austintown took third place with this ...

Serena Kennedy, 15, of Austintown took third place with this “Romeo and Juliet” sculpture at Sunday’s Sunfest sculpting competition. Her sister Paisley Kennedy, 21, took second place with a mermaid sculpture.


Joey Canann

Joey Canann

Joey Canann


Nine-year-old Johnna Blystone of Austintown made a quick connection with a Jack Russell terrier Saturday the  Mahoning County Dog Pound’s first adopt-a-thon. Officials hoped the event would reduce the number of loving companion dogs that will have to be euthanized to make space for more dogs to come into the facility.

Nine-year-old Johnna Blystone of Austintown made a quick connection with ...

Nine-year-old Johnna Blystone of Austintown made a quick connection with a Jack Russell terrier Saturday the Mahoning County Dog Pound’s first adopt-a-thon. Officials hoped the event would reduce the number of loving companion dogs that ...


Anthony Stiles and Shane Vantell, both 13, of Austintown, show off their first-place sand sculpture “Mr. Octopus” in the children’s sculpting competition at Mill Creek Park’s Sunfest. The boys each received a Handel’s gift card for their efforts during the daylong event at the James L. Wick Recreation Area in the Youngstown park.

Anthony Stiles and Shane Vantell, both 13, of Austintown, show ...

Anthony Stiles and Shane Vantell, both 13, of Austintown, show off their first-place sand sculpture “Mr. Octopus” in the children’s sculpting competition at Mill Creek Park’s Sunfest. The boys each received a Handel’s gift card ...


The former Immaculate Conception School on Youngstown’s East Side will be the home this fall of a new charter school focusing on science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

The former Immaculate Conception School on Youngstown’s East Side will ...

The former Immaculate Conception School on Youngstown’s East Side will be the home this fall of a new charter school focusing on science, technology, engineering, arts and math.


In this July 22 photo, John Pangburn and his wife, Wanda, watch television in their home on a hot summer day in Mulhall, Okla. “I can’t take the heat like my husband can,” said Wanda. “I can go outside for a little bit, but I just don’t stay out for long.”

In this July 22 photo, John Pangburn and his wife, ...

In this July 22 photo, John Pangburn and his wife, Wanda, watch television in their home on a hot summer day in Mulhall, Okla. “I can’t take the heat like my husband can,” said Wanda. ...


Kristopher Pierson, who graduated in 2010 with a degree in mechanical engineering, recently returned after spending nearly a year in Germany as part of an exchange program for young professionals.

Kristopher Pierson, who graduated in 2010 with a degree in ...

Kristopher Pierson, who graduated in 2010 with a degree in mechanical engineering, recently returned after spending nearly a year in Germany as part of an exchange program for young professionals.


Michael Boccia of Poland displays the medication lockbox he helped create with his childhood friend Michael Rebando.

Michael Boccia of Poland displays the medication lockbox he helped ...

Michael Boccia of Poland displays the medication lockbox he helped create with his childhood friend Michael Rebando.


Councilwoman Cheryl Saff old, who represents Warren’s 6th Ward, shows property at Highland Avenue and Oak Street Southwest that needs attention.

Councilwoman Cheryl Saff old, who represents Warren’s 6th Ward, shows ...

Councilwoman Cheryl Saff old, who represents Warren’s 6th Ward, shows property at Highland Avenue and Oak Street Southwest that needs attention.


Joey Canann of Warren JFK qualifi ed for the championship round of Greatest Junior Golfer of the Valley golf tournament by shooting a 77 during a qualifer at Tamer Win Golf Course in Cortland on July 8. Canann will be a senior at JFK in the fall, but before he starts his last year of high school he is focused on winning the tournament today.

Joey Canann of Warren JFK qualifi ed for the championship ...

Joey Canann of Warren JFK qualifi ed for the championship round of Greatest Junior Golfer of the Valley golf tournament by shooting a 77 during a qualifer at Tamer Win Golf Course in Cortland on ...


The crash of up to 73 train cars that derailed from CSX tracks in Niles on Saturday startled nearby residents. It was the second CSX derailment in the area this year.

The crash of up to 73 train cars that derailed ...

The crash of up to 73 train cars that derailed from CSX tracks in Niles on Saturday startled nearby residents. It was the second CSX derailment in the area this year.


Duke Girardi of Boardman, far left, stands up as he finishes eating around a pound of rigatoni at the Greater Youngstown Italian Fest on Saturday afternoon. Girardi finished first in the pasta-eating contest, which he has entered in each of the last 11 years. The emcee, second from left, was Todd DeMain, and the other contestants are, seated from left, Michael DeLucia III of Green near Akron, MichaelDeLucia II of Green and Scott Cross of Columbiana.

Duke Girardi of Boardman, far left, stands up as he ...

Duke Girardi of Boardman, far left, stands up as he finishes eating around a pound of rigatoni at the Greater Youngstown Italian Fest on Saturday afternoon. Girardi finished first in the pasta-eating contest, which he ...


In this July 25, 2011 photo, Sandusky County Jail inmate Kyle Krotzer mows the grass around plots of corn, squash, cucumbers, peppers, lettuce and other vegetables at the jail in Fremont, Ohio. (AP Photo/Fremont News-Messenger, Mark Tower) NO SALES

In this July 25, 2011 photo, Sandusky County Jail inmate ...

In this July 25, 2011 photo, Sandusky County Jail inmate Kyle Krotzer mows the grass around plots of corn, squash, cucumbers, peppers, lettuce and other vegetables at the jail in Fremont, Ohio. (AP Photo/Fremont News-Messenger, ...