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St. Michael Church sets benefit wine taste
Members of St. Michael Church Wine Taste Committee pose in front of the statue of the church’s patron saint as they prepare for the seventh annual St. Michael Church Family Life Center Benefit Wine Taste. Among  committee members are, from left, Chuck Wirtz, Mike Fagan, Jim and Maxine Gordon, Michelle Billy, Sharon Fischer, Mark Billy and Audrey and Mike Geskey. The event will take place at 7 p.m. April 19 in the Family Life Center, 300 N. Broad St., Canfield. Proceeds will help pay for the center’s mortgage. Tickets are $50 per person and are available from committee members or by calling the church office at 330-533-6839. Wines from northeast Ohio will be paired with food by The Embassy and parishioners Mike and Karen Naffah. There will be auction items and a raffle drawing. SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

St. Michael Church sets benefit wine taste Members of St. ...

St. Michael Church sets benefit wine taste Members of St. Michael Church Wine Taste Committee pose in front of the statue of the church’s patron saint as they prepare for the seventh annual St. Michael ...


Gary Pollock, cemetery overseer at Mahoning Valley Memorial Park in Youngstown, looks over a monument
where a military statue was sawed off with hacksaw last week. Police made an arrest in the theft Monday.

Gary Pollock, cemetery overseer at Mahoning Valley Memorial Park in ...

Gary Pollock, cemetery overseer at Mahoning Valley Memorial Park in Youngstown, looks over a monument where a military statue was sawed off with hacksaw last week. Police made an arrest in the theft Monday.


Ohio Department of Natural Resources workers Matt Wolfe, left, and Steve Moss didn’t have too much fun in the cold Monday cleaning nets used this weekend to catch walleye eggs for hatching. Last month was colder with more snow than a typical March for the area, and the start of April wasn’t any better.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources workers Matt Wolfe, left, and ...

Ohio Department of Natural Resources workers Matt Wolfe, left, and Steve Moss didn’t have too much fun in the cold Monday cleaning nets used this weekend to catch walleye eggs for hatching. Last month was ...


Erin Gabriel pitches during a game between the University of Tennessee and Milligan College on Oct. 14, 2012, at Lee Stadium in Knoxville. Gabriel is a Poland High graduate.

Erin Gabriel pitches during a game between the University of ...

Erin Gabriel pitches during a game between the University of Tennessee and Milligan College on Oct. 14, 2012, at Lee Stadium in Knoxville. Gabriel is a Poland High graduate.


Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy, who became expendable when Cleveland signed veteran free agent Jason Campbell last week, was traded Monday to the San Francisco 49ers.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy, who became expendable when Cleveland ...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy, who became expendable when Cleveland signed veteran free agent Jason Campbell last week, was traded Monday to the San Francisco 49ers.


Mathews’ Jacki Rhine makes a throw during practice Monday. Mustangs coach Jim Nicula returns most of the players from last season’s Division IV state runner-up team. The Mustangs were one of three area teams to qualify for the state tournament in 2012.

Mathews’ Jacki Rhine makes a throw during practice Monday. Mustangs ...

Mathews’ Jacki Rhine makes a throw during practice Monday. Mustangs coach Jim Nicula returns most of the players from last season’s Division IV state runner-up team. The Mustangs were one of three area teams to ...


Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett warms up before the first inning of Monday’s season opener against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park. The Cubs won, 3-1. Burnett struck out 10 in 5 2⁄3 innings.

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett warms up before the ...

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett warms up before the first inning of Monday’s season opener against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park. The Cubs won, 3-1. Burnett struck out 10 in 5 2⁄3 innings.


Work on renovating the interior of Federal Station of the Western Reserve Transit Authority on West Federal Street in Youngstown is scheduled to start in June and, through separate project phases, should be finished within a year.

Work on renovating the interior of Federal Station of the ...

Work on renovating the interior of Federal Station of the Western Reserve Transit Authority on West Federal Street in Youngstown is scheduled to start in June and, through separate project phases, should be finished within ...