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Members and advisers of Austintown Fitch Robotics Team visited Rotary Club of Austintown during a recent meeting. Eileen Yantes and Wesley Pringle demonstrated the 2013 robot, a Frisbee-tossing machine. It won awards at various competitions. The group had 27 participants this year. They have six weeks to build their entry. Worldwide there are 2,143 teams and the Austintown team shares and cooperates with teams from Warren, Girard and Canfield. The school provides a work space but the teams must raise funds to build the units. From left are Jim Yantes, adviser; Eileen and Wesley, students; Ric Zimmerman, adviser; and Ron Carroll, Rotary president.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Members and advisers of Austintown Fitch ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Members and advisers of Austintown Fitch Robotics Team visited Rotary Club of Austintown during a recent meeting. Eileen Yantes and Wesley Pringle demonstrated the 2013 robot, a Frisbee-tossing machine. It won ...


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Peppy Purple Red Hats recently celebrated its 10th anniversary at Soni’s Restaurant, New Castle, Pa. Matching hats were made especially for the occasion, and the mascot was named Piper. The red team won games and received red pipe cleaner ring prizes from the door prize wreath. The purple losers team received mardi gras bead necklaces for their efforts. April events were discussed. Seated from left are Pat Loupzenhiser, Mardi Meyers and Joanne McGhee (head partially showing); and standing are Jean Josa and Therese Jumper.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Peppy Purple Red Hats recently celebrated ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Peppy Purple Red Hats recently celebrated its 10th anniversary at Soni’s Restaurant, New Castle, Pa. Matching hats were made especially for the occasion, and the mascot was named Piper. The red ...


U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach reveals the results of an investigation and explains why close to 200 agents fanned out across Warren and arrested 65 people. Officials said they put a major dent in a Detroit-to-Warren drug-and guns operation. At right is Warren Police Chief Tim Bowers.

U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach reveals the results of an ...

U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach reveals the results of an investigation and explains why close to 200 agents fanned out across Warren and arrested 65 people. Officials said they put a major dent in a ...


From left, Girard Mayor James Melfi and councilmen at-large Lou Adovasio and Sonny Schuyler stand at Liberty Memorial Park. City council and Melfi are collaborating on an effort to bring soccer to the park in hopes of revitalizing it.

From left, Girard Mayor James Melfi and councilmen at-large Lou ...

From left, Girard Mayor James Melfi and councilmen at-large Lou Adovasio and Sonny Schuyler stand at Liberty Memorial Park. City council and Melfi are collaborating on an effort to bring soccer to the park in ...


Youngstown State linebacker Teven Williams (3) played well two years ago as a freshman, then plateaued last season. This season, he and coach Eric Wolford agree that he is expected to do more.

Youngstown State linebacker Teven Williams (3) played well two years ...

Youngstown State linebacker Teven Williams (3) played well two years ago as a freshman, then plateaued last season. This season, he and coach Eric Wolford agree that he is expected to do more.


The Phantoms’ Tommy Davis (5) battles for the puck with the Gamblers’ Grigory Dikushin in the second
period of in Game 1 of the USHL Clark Cup playoff s Wednesday at the Resch Center in Green Bay. The
Gamblers defeated the Phantoms, 3-1, to take a one-game lead in the series.

The Phantoms’ Tommy Davis (5) battles for the puck with ...

The Phantoms’ Tommy Davis (5) battles for the puck with the Gamblers’ Grigory Dikushin in the second period of in Game 1 of the USHL Clark Cup playoff s Wednesday at the Resch Center in ...


Mathews’ Jessica Marsico (3) connects for a hit during a game against Ledgemont on Wednesday in Vienna. The Mustangs, who were state runners-up in 2012, blanked the Redskins, 13-0, behind Marsico and Cheyenne Eggens, who combined on a five-inning one-hitter.

Mathews’ Jessica Marsico (3) connects for a hit during a ...

Mathews’ Jessica Marsico (3) connects for a hit during a game against Ledgemont on Wednesday in Vienna. The Mustangs, who were state runners-up in 2012, blanked the Redskins, 13-0, behind Marsico and Cheyenne Eggens, who ...


Top, Liberty Trustee Jason Rubin attaches a banner to a lamppost on Shady Road bridge Wednesday. The banners are a finishing touch on a bridge refurbishment project that began three years ago. Above, Rubin and Trustee Jodi Stoyak hoisted eight banners onto four lampposts throughout the day. Stoyak said the banners are meant to boost community pride as well as school spirit.

Top, Liberty Trustee Jason Rubin attaches a banner to a ...

Top, Liberty Trustee Jason Rubin attaches a banner to a lamppost on Shady Road bridge Wednesday. The banners are a finishing touch on a bridge refurbishment project that began three years ago. Above, Rubin and ...