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Austintown Fitch running back Tyler Hewlett (31) escapes the grasp of Warren Harding linebacker John Coleman (6) during the first quarter Friday night at Mollenkopf Stadium in Warren. The Falcons overwhelmed the Raiders, 48-0.

Published on August 31, 2013


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Fitch running back #31 Tyler Hewlett runs the ball after breaking the arm tackle of Harding linebacker #6 John Coleman during the 1st quarter during a game on Friday August 30, 2013.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Fitch defensive back #5 Kerrell Johnson jumps to intercept a Harding pass intended for receiver #2 Marcus Boomer during a game on Friday August 30, 2013.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Fitch Joey Harrington receiver #9 catches a pass in stride and will sprint into the end zone for a touchdown. This was the first play after a Fitch fumble recovery in the second quarter during a game on Friday August 30, 2013.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Fitch linebacker #4 Gary Gibson runs away from Harding receiver #2 Marcus Boomer after recovering a Harding fumble in the second quarter during a game on Friday August 30, 2013.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Fitch quarterback #10 Gabe Chepke throws the ball away while being hit by Harding linebacker #15 Keith Adams during the 1st quarter during a game on Friday August 30, 2013.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Running back #6 John Coleman reacts on a knee after a snap while the quarterback was looking to the sideline went into the end zone and was recovered by Fitch for a touchdown late int he 2nd quarter during a game on Friday August 30, 2013. Fitch #19 Brett Weidenthal, #34 Sam Ortz and #55 Drake Marinelli pictured.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Fitch running back #24 Darrin Hall attempts to slip out of a tackle by Harding #15 Keith Adams in the 2nd quarter during a game on Friday August 30, 2013. Harding #4 Tyron Howard pictured.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Harding quarterback #12 Hasan Muhammad drops back to pass while under pressure from Fitch linebacker #50 Ryan Sayers during the first quarter during a game on Friday August 30, 2013.

Published on August 30, 2013


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William D LEwis The Vindicator Walsh Jesuit QB Pat Ford(5) gets sacked by Irish ShaHaun Williams(50) Giacamo Cappabianca(55) and Kimauni Johnson(3) during 1rstr qtr action Friday at YSU.

Published on August 30, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Ursulines Damon Green(5) scampers for 1rst qtr yardage while team mate Kimauni Johnson(3) blocks Walsh Jesuit defender Logan Bama(26) Friday at YSU.

Published on August 30, 2013


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William D LEwis The Vindicator URsuline QB Chris Durkin (13) throws TD pass in 1 rst QTR 8-30-13 against Walsh.

Published on August 30, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator URsulines Marcus Mosley heads for the end zone with Walsh's Kyle Pawauk in hot pursuit during 1 rst QTR 8-30-13 against Walsh.

Published on August 30, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator URsulines Marcus Mosley heads for the end zone with Walsh's Kyle Pawauk in hot pursuit during 1 rst QTR 8-30-13 against Walsh.

Published on August 30, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator URsulines Chris Durkin (13) hands off to Damon Green(5) as Kimauni Johnson(3) block sduring 1 rst QTR 8-30-13 against Walsh.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Christine Leschinsky and John Gulgas

Published on August 30, 2013


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Tabitha Heaton and Michael Kornack

Published on August 30, 2013


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Brett A. Barringer and Jorjena A. Daly

Published on August 30, 2013


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Shannon Galgan and Victor Franceschelli

Published on August 30, 2013


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Stefano Redaelli and Kristin Conrad

Published on August 30, 2013


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Peter J. Vargin and Kelly A. Smith

Published on August 30, 2013


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Michael Cricks and Lisa Jugenheimer

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At the Quaker Steak & Lube National Chicken Wing Day and raffle, the Youngstown Lions Club earned $510. The money will be used to buy backpacks for Youngstown City School students. The Lions will add $200 for school supplies to fill the backpacks. Some of the Lions members involved, from left, are Nancy Cuffle of Poland, King Lion; Pete Storey of Austintown; Michele Ballone of Lowellville; Josie Polis of Poland; and Bill Cooper of Austintown. Photo: Special to The Vindicator

Published on August 30, 2013


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Kayley J. Fishel and Jeffery H. Hayat

Published on August 30, 2013


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11-month-old TJ Pixley rooted for his big brother, Joel Cuevas, during a Flag Football game this summer. Sent by Betty Cuevas of Boardman, their grandmother.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Billy Brundage during his playing days in the Poland Community Baseball League. Sent from Uncle Richard.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Jim Putko of Boardman with his son Jimmy, 4, and daughter Julia, 8 months, who cheered for their daddy through his final baseball game of the year. Sent by Casey Putko.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Protesting fast-food workers demonstrate outside a McDonald’s restaurant on New York’s Fifth Avenue on Thursday. Thousands of fast-food workers staged walkouts in dozens of cities around the country Thursday, part of a push to get chains such as McDonald’s, Taco Bell and Wendy’s to pay workers higher wages.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Dr. Randy Dunn, president of Youngstown State University, talks about his days of attending county fairs similar to the Canfield Fair.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Alfreda Robinson, right, shares a laugh with her daughter, Carolyn Lorent, during Robinson’s 100th birthday party Thursday at Fit Family in Austintown. The Niles native, who now lives in Lake Milton with her daughter, works out at the gym twice weekly.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Poland junior Austin Wilson returns a punt while junior teammate Jake Hawkins tries to block a Marlington defender during Thursday night’s game at Poland High School. The Bulldogs won, 35-14.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Poland running back Ross Gould carries the ball Thursday as a Marlington defender tries to bring him down on Thursday night at Dave Pavlansky Field. The Bulldogs won, 35-14.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Niles’ Marcus Hill (2) is dragged down after a short gain by Girard’s Vincent Maderitz during the first quarter Thursday night at Arrowhead Stadium. The Red Dragons won, 38-19.

Published on August 30, 2013


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One of the staples at the Canfield Fair is Guzzo’s Fruit Stand on Bishop Street. Showing off some of the produce fairgoers can buy are, from left, Christina Guzzo, Bill Welsh and Ella Maria Guzzo-Welsh.

Published on August 30, 2013


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Struthers’ Michael Sullivan (41) makes a cut and eludes Campbell Memorial’s Keith Jenkins (57) on a third-quarter touchdown run Thursday night. The Wildcats won, 39-6.

Published on August 30, 2013


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William d Lewis The Vindicator YSU students l-r Ansel Morsillo, Tyller(CORRECT) Schonce and Jason Heyman show their penguin spiriit during opener Thursday with dayton. They and other students spelled YOUNGSTOWN on thier chests.

Published on August 29, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator YSU's Christian Bryan(2) pulls in a pass past Dayton's Zach Elias(27)during 1rst half action against Dayton Thursday 8-28-13.

Published on August 29, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator YSU's Torrian Pace(25) scampers for yardage during 1rst half action agaisnt Dayton Thursday 8-28-13.

Published on August 29, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator YSU's Adaris Bellamy(13) scampers for yardage during 1rst half action agaisnt Dayton Thursday 8-28-13.

Published on August 29, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator YSU'sMarcel Caver(16) scampers for yardage past Dayton's Luke Welsh(15)during 1rst half action Thursday 8-28-13.

Published on August 29, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator YSU's Andre Stubbs(4) scampers for yardage during 1rst half action against Dayton Thursday 8-28-13.Blocking for ysu is Michael Wheary(9). Defending for Dayton are Kyle Sebetic(24) and Sean Sward(19).

Published on August 29, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator YSU's Jamarious Boatwright(24) scampers for yardage past Dayton's Gary Hunter(2) and Connor Cascor(23)during 1rst half action agaisnt Dayton Thursday 8-28-13.

Published on August 29, 2013


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William D LEwis YSU Adaris Bellamy (13) leads the Penguins onto the field for Thursday opener with Dayton.

Published on August 29, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator YSU cheerleader Sarah Perry shows her team spirit during YSU opener Thursday with Dayton.

Published on August 29, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown recently presented two scholarships to Autumn Dixon, left, and Julie Kline. They will further their horticulture education at Kent State University Salem.

Published on August 29, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR John Schinker, left, presented two certificates to Dave Causer for his leadership to the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown’s youth garden activities. The first certificate is from the Central Great Lakes Region and the second is from the National Men’s Garden Club of America.

Published on August 29, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Penn State Alumni Chapter of Greater Youngstown annual scholarship award dinner took place Aug. 14. Members presented the $1,000 Allen Udell Scholarship to incoming freshman Lydia Scheel of Canfield, who will attend University Park and study energy, business and finance. From left are Gretchen Scheel, Lydia’s sister; Kathy Scheel, her mother; Gerry Ricciutti, president of the Penn State Alumni Chapter; Lydia; and her father, Mark Scheel. The chapter has awarded about $20,000 to students from Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties since 1997.

Published on August 29, 2013


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Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Appulese

Published on August 29, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR: From left, Chantelle Hallman; Dr. Michelle McCollin, chapter president; and Dr. Sherri Lovelace-Cameron gather in the Youngstown Main Library to promote Delta Sigma Theta’s 100th anniversary Black Excellence banquet.

Published on August 29, 2013


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Mr. and Mrs. Richard Matis

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Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hann

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Mr. and Mrs. Gary Isaacson

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Mr. and Mrs. Glen Michaels

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Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wells

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Mr. and Mrs. William Pannunzio

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Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ryan

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Peterman

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Wrobel’s blond hair is highlighted with bright colors after Myers applied special chalk to it. The temporary color can be used on strands of hair from crown to ends or just on the tips of hair.

Published on August 29, 2013


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Vindicator reporter Kalea Hall tries her hand at cooking french fries at a Molnar’s stand at the Canfield Fair. Molnar’s has 12 concession stands and has been at the fair for 45 years.

Published on August 29, 2013


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Jackie and Mary Ruth Robinson sing in the Robinson Family Band at the Canfield Fair, which began Wednesday. The Robinson family has been performing at the fair for 22 years.

Published on August 29, 2013


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Canfield’s Marissa Severino (24) steals the ball from Poland’s Phoebe Bush (14) during their soccer match Wednesday at Canfield High School. The Cardinals routed the Bulldogs, 10-0.

Published on August 29, 2013


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Kent State DBs Luke Wollet (39) and Jordan Italiano (23) run a play during a recent practice at Dix Stadium. Wollet, a Poland High School graduate, is returning for is senior year as a team leader and captain of the defense, on which Italiano, a sophomore and Canfield graduate, will start at the star position. Colin Reardon, another Poland grad, earned the nod as starting quarterback as a red-shirt freshman.

Published on August 29, 2013


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Kennedy

Published on August 28, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Each year the Holborn Herb Growers Guild awards a scholarship to a student who will be advancing his or her education in some form of horticulture. On the right, Yvonne Ford, president of Holborn Herb Growers Guild, presented a $1,000 check to Michelle Edwards, center. On the left is Terry Ham, scholarship chairwoman. Edwards is a second-year student at Ohio State University Agricultural Technology Institute. The guild’s purpose is to educate members and the public about the culture and uses of herbs. The guild maintains the summer kitchen gardens at Boardman Park and the gardens at the Western Reserve Village at Canfield Fairgrounds. To join, call Shirley Szabo, membership chairman, at 330-758-1836.

Published on August 28, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Girard High School Alumni Group is planning a multi-class reunion for those who attended Girard High School from 1940 through 1980. Seated, from left, are Anita Lonardo Coe (1966), treasurer; Marianne Baechtel Nethers (1956), chairwoman; and Rita Lendi Wilson (1956), co-chairwoman. Standing are Jim Kay (1957), reservations, and Fred Faiver (1946), publicity. The gala will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 14 at Avon Oaks Ballroom, 1401 State St., and will include a buffet dinner and cash bar. The cost is $22 per person, and checks should be made payable and sent to GHS Alumni Group, P.O. Box 425, Girard, OH 44420. Include your phone number with your reservation. For information or reservations call Wilma Nail Macek at 330-545-2454 or Kay at 330-545-1926.

Published on August 28, 2013


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Published on August 28, 2013


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A Mazda employee works on the assembly line at the plant in Hofu, Yamaguchi Prefecture, southwestern Japan, on Tuesday. Mazda, the longtime also-ran of Japanese automakers, has a new super-efficient plant that’s rolling off vehicles at a stunning rate of one every 54 seconds.

Published on August 28, 2013


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Lucille Stewart of Canfield participates in the Ursuline Sisters’ Prayer Shawl Ministry. Since the group’s formation in 2008, more than 700 handmade prayer shawls stitched by 30-odd members have been distributed to the Ursuline Sisters’ HIV/AIDS Ministry and the Hope Cancer Center, among other organizations.

Published on August 28, 2013


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Youngstown State quarterback Kurt Hess, a Dayton native, will play his hometown team when the Penguins play host to the Flyers in Thursday’s season opener at Stambaugh Stadium.

Published on August 28, 2013


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Margie Brady of the Original Philly Cheese Steak gets her concession stand ready for the opening of the 167th Canfield Fair today. She and other vendors spent Tuesday preparing for the six-day fair, which ends Labor Day.

Published on August 28, 2013


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Annelise Jonda

Published on August 27, 2013


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Anthony F. Nolfi III and Marisa A. Lukasko

Published on August 27, 2013


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Natalie Biastro and Trent Buhecker

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Kevin Antal and Kathryn Bernard

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Christopher Wells and Jennifer Ortz

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Lauren A. Erdel and Francis R. Fitch IV

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Daniel Pursel and Lisa Susany

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This picture of Ken Yokobosky, a professional bowler from New Jersey, was taken by Doxie Damico of Austintown at Bell-Wick Bowl, Hubbard, during the local open regional tournament in March.

Published on August 27, 2013


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This is Katie Buttar of Niles, submitted by her aunt, Rose Marsco.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Amy and Jay Dahl of Austintown attended the Cleveland Indians vs. Washington Nationals game June 15.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Teammates and best buds Tommy Varley and Jimmy Lipjanic, 6, both of Boardman, enjoyed flag football season. Sent by parents Tom and Kim Varley and Jim and Candace Lipjanic.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Madalyn Smith of Boardman met Scrappy during a Scrappers baseball game. Sent in by her grandma, Patty Hoover.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Jimmy Putko, 4, of Boardman, watched and cheered for his daddy, Jim, who played baseball. Sent by Casey Putko.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Nine-year-old Jason Sweder, a Vindicator Most Valuable Kid of Boardman Community Baseball League, gives Scrappy a high five after pitching to him at a Scrappers game. Jason is the son of Jeff and Christie Sweder. Sent by Grandma Mary Ann Sweder.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Jimmy Lipjanic, 5, of Boardman, who played on a Boardman soccer team, shows his excitement at the end of the season. Sent by parents Jim and Candace Lipjanic.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Professional bowler Ken Yokobosky, shown in action at Bell-Wick Bowl, Hubbard, in March. Sent to us by Doxie Damico of Austintown.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Elisabeth and Madeline Facemyer of Canfield enjoyed a Mahoning Valley Scrappers Game. Sent in by Dr. Gregory Facemyer.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Here was an incredible touchdown by Zach Larrier of the Westside Patriots Youth Football Team. Sent by Kim Novicky of Canfield.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Brother and sister, Candace and Chip Gaetano of Campbell enjoyed an Ohio State University game.

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Chrissy Toth, of Austintown, and a Scrappers worker, Chris Sumner, enjoyed the Mahoning Valley Scrappers game July 14, Princess Day.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Steve and Cheryl Soyka finished the Warrior Dash Obstacle Course Aug. 11 for St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Four juniors on the Boardman High School Girls Soccer team, from left, No. 4 Kristen Huck (goalie) with No. 13 Alison Green on her back and No. 16 Alexis Downie with No. 40 Heaton O'Hara on her back, hope to have another successful season and make it to the district championships again.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Katie Buttar of Niles puts everything she's got into this swing while playing T-ball, Her aunt, Rose Marsco, submitted the picture..

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Croix Coleman participated in the AAU Junior Olympics in Ypsilanti, Michigan in July. Croix is a grandson of Betty DuBose.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Jacob Buttar of Niles scores one for the team as he reaches home plate. On hand to grab the shot was his aunt, Rose Marsco.

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Steve Soyka ran the Warrior Dash Obstacle Course for St Jude Children's Hospital Aug. 11.

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Sisters, Claire O'Leary, 3, and Lauren O'Leary, 5, of Youngstown, are shown in uniform during their first year on Mill Creek T-ball League. Sent by Grandma Mama Fran Chicone.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Tyler Kadivar

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Vince Rankin

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Vivian Rankin

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Travis Mills

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Yanna Serento

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Tarah Villers

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Tyler Roman

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Ty Gustafson

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Tatum Dermatas

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Vincent Prolago

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Veronica Cianni

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Zoey Schneiter

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Todd Miller

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Taylor Biazel

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Zoe Laran

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Tommy Goodchild

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Taylor Calfee

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Zoe Vodhanel

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Teddy Conway

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Siena Myers

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Natalie Divencenzo

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Reanna Groves

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Sage Elliott

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Nadia Maqsood

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Sofia Terlesky

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Sidney Price

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Ray Vodhanel

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Rebecca Wince

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Olivia Meyers

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Neli Maloney

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Reece Gustafson

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Preston Mccabe

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Sadie Gesacion

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Sloane Crookston

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Sonya Stefko

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Sophia Pecchia

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Savannah

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Rocco Bruno

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Noah Zink

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Nicole Joseph

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Riley Guy

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Sophia Rankin

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Sarah Jack

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Paige Kristenwray

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Olivia Adams

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Nolan Mccabe

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Paige Moore

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Nick Gersci

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Noah Grate

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Siena Larrick

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Olivia Zura

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Spencer Murberger

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Stephanie Petrycki

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Sydney Ortenzio

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Sydnee Guthrie

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Stephanie Taranto

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Garret Crum

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Grace Pavalko

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Gianna Effinite

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Genevieve Quinlan

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Gianna Clemente

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Gavin S

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Hailey Muntean

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Jillian Phillips

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Isabelle Smith

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Hailey Kadivar

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Hermione Coe

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Hannah Golub

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Isabella Roush

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Jimmy Pecchia

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Haleigh Taylor

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Jayce Russell

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Jackie Grisdale

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Jayda Benson

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Julia Ranno

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Hannah English

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Jacob Wilkeson

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Haley Trilio

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Josh Bondi

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Hailey Degebaro

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Hope Hyland

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Isabella Ross

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Jaime Hoefert

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Jenni-Lin Remis

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Isabella Trimboli

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Isabella Lamont

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Hayden Kolesar

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Isabella Kennedy

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Juji Mediate

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Kaitlyn Chernisky

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Kaleigh Williams

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Jack Pallo

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Jonathan Leipply

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Hailey Morell

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Joseph Mario

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Joshua Marino

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Hayden

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Lauren Yohman

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Mateo Santiago

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Kaylee Mclaughlin

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Lizzie Amstutz

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Lorenzo Szewczyk

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Kallion

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Luke Lockiec

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Mallory Hughes

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Lindsey Kinduf

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Kiara Monae

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Laini Bondi

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Madison Kihm

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Marley Cheff

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Mallory Greenamyer

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Kendra Wallace

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Mackenzie Koenig

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Maggie Parker

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Kendall Maughan

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Madison Hammond

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Marissa Pecchia

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Mckenna Sweeney

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Kaylyn Viosich

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Kylie Koma

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Krystyna Kent

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Madeline Facemyer

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Lindy Spear

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Lexie Huff

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Madison Beavdis

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Marina Koenig

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Keturah Hamilton

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Leah Bachani

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Maria Russo

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Kyle Czubek

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Abby Thompson

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Aiden Fette

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Cody Lowen

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Catherine Janciga

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Destiny Flaherty

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Carmela Guzman

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Alexa Potashnik

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Aunnasia Calhoun

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Cody Nolfi

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Alicica Byers

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Aubree Lewis

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Anthony Kantaras

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Brigit

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Addison Williams

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Melissa Mershimer

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Ava Freeborough

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Brady Clyde

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Connie Cougras

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Michael Conrad

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Alexia Ferguson

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Brianna Marshall

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Michael Logan

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Anthony Mordocco

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Alanna Lawson

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Angela Kearny

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Alicia Fulkerson

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Colin Ziak

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Alyssa Calkins

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Angela Kearney

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Cora Piper

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Morgan Lewis

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Brooke Eakin

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Bree Latell

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Brooklyn Broll

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Brycen Mccabe

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Caitlin Bable

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Anthony Damiani

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Allison Lockiec

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Braeden Morris

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Adrianna Quinlan

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Benji Rolston

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Cortland Brown

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Alexa Abrams

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Cara Spencer

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Deeanna Mills

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Michael Galterio

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Alexia Learn

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Brianna Love

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Addysen Fairbanks

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Ava Arundel

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Myleigh Broll

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Cooper Bartholomew

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Bella Helidonas

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Alayna Flavian

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Allison Farley

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Addison Liptak

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Mia Clyde

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Delaney Pallo

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Blake Campbell

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Andrew Clark

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Andrea Campean

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Anna Spagnola

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Brook Lynroth

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Fennegan Carney

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Dominic Cheff

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Dominic Liptak

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Emily Gorup

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Emily Bubois

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Ella Hamilton

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Ella Muresan

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Erin-Kayla Homrighausen

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Elzabeth Facemyer

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Elizabeth Yurcisin

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Donovan Simons

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Emily Yohman

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Emily Rakich

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Elly Beshara

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Evan Conway

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Dylan Kemp

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Elissia Loswego

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Ella Perry

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Abby Nastasi

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Abby Schindell

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Abbey Loney

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Abby Mccbe

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Jiyen

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Drummond

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Children attending a Tales and Tots literacy program at the Newport branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County show their smiles in the recent session that focused on repetitious use of the letter “D.” From left are Brazil Moore, 3; Halo Fellows, 4 1⁄2; and Nina Hudock, 4. Selena Phillips, a children’s librarian, said the program used music, movements and stories to enhance an appreciation for reading.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Youngstown Phantoms forward John Padulo (57), middle, and a teammates celebrate a first-period goal against the Green Bay Gamblers during a USHL playoff game. Padulo has been invited to the San Jose Sharks’ rookie training camp.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine confirmed Monday that local and state law enforcement have used facial-recognition software several thousand times since June to match images of possible suspects and victims to pictures on Ohio drivers’ licenses.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Jan Pentz of Youngstown’s North Side stands in front of two houses on the 1300 block of Wick Avenue that are in need of demolition. Pentz lives across the street from the structures.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington on Monday about the situation in Syria.

Published on August 27, 2013


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The Indians’ Nick Swisher, left, and Mike Aviles celebrate after a 3-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. The Indians open a critical nine-game stretch against Atlanta, Detroit and Baltimore tonight.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden throws before Saturday night’s game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Colts beat the Browns, 27-6, but Weeden says he’s not worried.

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Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer watches his team run drills during practice in Columbus. Meyer’s Buckeyes are scheduled to open a season full of expectations on Saturday against Buffalo.

Published on August 27, 2013


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Three members of the Standohar family play on the Girard High golf team. From left are senior Jimmy Standohar, senior Evan Standohar and sophomore Mark Standohar. Evan and Mark are brothers and Jimmy is their cousin. Girard is 6-0 this season and has won 30 consecutive dual matches dating back to 2011.

Published on August 27, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Siembida & Boggs Philanthropic Foundation of Columbiana recently donated $400 in Home Depot gift cards to married Army veterans Kim and Phillip Floyd, above. Phillip was an infantry and combat engineer who served from 1969 to 1971 during the Vietnam War. He received the Vietnam Service Medal with two bronze service stars. Kim served with the military police from 1987 to 1989 and was stationed at Fort Myer, Va. The gift cards will help buy materials for a ramp for Phillip, who was injured in a mortar attack in the war. For information about the foundation visit www.sandbfoundation.org or call 330-482-9105.

Published on August 26, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Boardman Lions Club is planning a 20-household garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 at 5226 Pinetree Lane to benefit the community. Parking is available in the church parking lot across the street. Lions displaying some of the items for sale, from left, are Kathy Collins, Mary Beth Shobel, Judy Jones and Betsy Koch. Last year’s proceeds were divided among the Linus Project, Boardman Middle School Panda Organization and the Coats for Kids Project.

Published on August 26, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Rayen School Class of 1945 met Aug. 3 at Davidson’s Restaurant in Cornersburg for a luncheon to celebrate its 68th reunion. Those who attended, seated from left, are Toni Ricciardulli, Jean Zimmerman, Vi Esker and Dorothy Hopkins; and in back are Toni Hutson, Dolly Morrow, Jim Borak, Tony Valley, Gloria Flower, Fran Into and Betty Fitch.

Published on August 26, 2013


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The Indians’ Carlos Santana, leans away to avoid being hit by an inside pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The game was stalled 1-1 until the eighth inning Drew Stubbs hit a solo home run off Twins relief pitcher Jared Burton. The Indians went on to win 3-1.

Published on August 26, 2013


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Chrisy Davis and her daughter Gabriella, 3, of Austintown finish their benefit walk together.

Published on August 26, 2013


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Eric Tranovich, John Dunn, Scott Long, Anthony Fuda, JT, John Spatar

Published on August 26, 2013


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Boardman Fire Department Chief George Brown talks about his hopes for a new station to be built. The main station on U.S. Route 224 was built in 1923 and has a variety of problems, including mold in the basement and being too small to house its two new firetrucks.

Published on August 26, 2013


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Aubrey Cleland sings Beyonce’s “Sweet Dreams” on Sunday at the Covelli Centre, where the “American Idol Live!” tour made a stop for the first time in Youngstown.

Published on August 26, 2013


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Linda Lambert of Bethesda, Md., admires the artwork on display in the Lanterman’s Mill art show, which ran Friday through Sunday on the second floor of the mill. Artwork included photographs, paintings and drawings.

Published on August 26, 2013


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Rich Jones of Poland deposits plastic items at Poland Township’s recycling site, 7474 Clingan Road.

Published on August 26, 2013


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William D Lewis the Vindicator Rich Jones of Poland deposits plastic items at Poland recylcing center 8-19-13

Published on August 25, 2013


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Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Two runners warm up behind the Covelli Centre just before the Panerathon on August 25, 2013. The Panerathon is the largest community fundraising event in the Youngstown area that benefits the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Linda Lambert of Bethesda, MD admires the artwork on display in the LantermanÕs Mill art show which ran Friday-Sunday on the second floor of the mill. Artwork included photographs, paintings, and drawings..... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Runners begin their races during the fourth annual Panerathon held at the Covelli Centre on August 25, 2013. The Panerathon is the largest community fundraising event in the Youngstown area that benefits the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis the Vindicator Rich Jones of Poland deposits plastic items at Poland recylcing center 8-19-13

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS I THE VINDICATOR..The Boardman Fire Department on Boardman-Poland Road.

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Thousands fill the seats of the Covelli Centre Sunday, August 25, 2013 for the American Idol Live! tour.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS I THE VINDICATOR..The Boardman Fire Department's radio building which was hit by lightning.

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..American Idol runner-up on the twelfth season, Kree Harrison, performs in the American Idol Live! tour at the Covelli Centre on Sunday, August 25, 2013.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..*** pours water on her head after completing her race in the Panerathon held at the Covelli Centre on August 25, 2013. The Panerathon is the largest community fundraising event in the Youngstown area that benefits the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..(L-R) Aubrey Cleland, Angie Miller, Kree Harrison, Candice Glover, Janelle Arthur, and Amber Holcomb perform in the American Idol Live! tour at the Covelli Centre on Sunday, August 25, 2013.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..*** finishes the Panerathon in first place running the two mile race at the Covelli Centre on August 25, 2013. The Panerathon is the largest community fundraising event in the Youngstown area that benefits the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS I THE VINDICATOR..The Boardman Fire Department's radio tower which was hit by lightning.

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Aubrey Cleland performs in the American Idol Live! tour at the Covelli Centre on Sunday, August 25, 2013.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..The first place winner of the youth category was Kylah Helscel with her piece "Birdie Watching Water" in the LantermanÕs Mill art show which ran Friday-Sunday on the second floor of the mill. Artwork included photographs, paintings, and drawings..... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..*** cheers after completing her race in the Panerathon held at the Covelli Centre on August 25, 2013. The Panerathon is the largest community fundraising event in the Youngstown area that benefits the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..*** gives out high fives just before finishing his race in the Panerathon held at the Covelli Centre on August 25, 2013. The Panerathon is the largest community fundraising event in the Youngstown area that benefits the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS I THE VINDICATOR..The Boardman Fire Department's radio tower which was hit by lightning.

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS I THE VINDICATOR..Boardman Fire Department Chief George Brown talks about his hopes for a new station to be built.

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..About 25 people of all ages participated in the LantermanÕs Mill art show which ran Friday-Sunday on the second floor of the mill. Artwork included photographs, paintings, and drawings.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Chrisy Davis and her daughter Gabriella, 3, of Austintown react after finishing their race together during the Panerathon held at the Covelli Centre on August 25, 2013. The Panerathon is the largest community fundraising event in the Youngstown area that benefits the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Runners begin their races during the fourth annual Panerathon held at the Covelli Centre on August 25, 2013. The Panerathon is the largest community fundraising event in the Youngstown area that benefits the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS I THE VINDICATOR..The Boardman Fire Department on Boardman-Poland Road.

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Runners begin their races during the fourth annual Panerathon held at the Covelli Centre on August 25, 2013. The Panerathon is the largest community fundraising event in the Youngstown area that benefits the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..The first place winner of the adult category was Sylvia Schezzini with her piece "A Tranquil Winter at the Mill" in the LantermanÕs Mill art show which ran Friday-Sunday on the second floor of the mill. Artwork included photographs, paintings, and drawings.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS I THE VINDICATOR..A rendering of a new fire department in Boardman which is in the hopes of being built.

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..(L-R) Aubrey Cleland, Angie Miller, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Janelle Arthur, and Amber Holcomb perform in the American Idol Live! tour at the Covelli Centre on Sunday, August 25, 2013.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS I THE VINDICATOR..The Boardman Fire Department's radio building which was hit by lightning.

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Aubrey Cleland (front) Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb and Janelle Arthur perform in the American Idol Live! tour at the Covelli Centre on Sunday, August 25, 2013.... - -30-..

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Jill Harmon putts during GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Toni Notara putts on 18 during GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Josh Zarlenga chips during GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D LEwis the Vindicator Gallery at end of GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Tim Morrow lines up a putt during GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Abby Cook blast out of a bunker during GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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ggov 2013 mens 10-14 l-r John Hazy Michael Guerrieri, Griffin Todd.

Published on August 25, 2013


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ggov ladies open winner.l-r Toni Notaro, Joan Ash and Lori Bowden

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D LEwis the Vindicator Griffin Todd lines up a putt during ggov sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William d Lewis the Vindicator GGOV open winner Jonah Karzmergets a kiss from his wife Beth Karzmer after winning Sunday at the Lake Club.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Toni Notaralines up a putt on 18 during GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Jonah Karzmer lines up a putt during GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Jonah Karzmer tees off during GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Tim Morrow lines up a putt while caddy Joe Strawinski looks on GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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GGOV mens 15+ l-r Sean Tisone, Pat Campbell and Steve MArtin

Published on August 25, 2013


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william d Lewis The vindicator 2013 GGOV winners are from left John Gulas Farmers Bank, Todd Franko, Joe Castor, John Hazy, Patty Brant, Jonah Karzmer, Bob Leonard, Toni Notaro, Sean Tisone, Christina Cooper, Ken Keller, Dominic Vechiarelli,Ted Suffolk and Mike Ferranti.

Published on August 25, 2013


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ggov 2013 womens 9+.l-r PAtty Brant, Jill HArmon and Abby Cook.

Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator PattyBrant chips during GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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Published on August 25, 2013


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William D LEwis the Vindicator Gallery at end of GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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Published on August 25, 2013


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Jonah Karzmer tees off during GGOV Sunday.

Published on August 25, 2013


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Griffin Todd lines up his putt on the seventh hole of The Lake Club in Poland during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament on Sunday. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/25/13 Poland.

Published on August 25, 2013


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Griffin Todd tees off from the eighth hole of The Lake Club in Poland during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament on Sunday. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/25/13 Poland.

Published on August 25, 2013


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Joe Castor follows his putt to the hole on the sixth hole of The Lake Club in Poland during rhe Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament on Sunday. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/25/13 Poland.

Published on August 25, 2013


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Michael Guerreri lines up his putt on the eighth hole of The Lake Club in Poland during rhe Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament on Sunday. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/25/13 Poland.

Published on August 25, 2013


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Bryce Miner watches his putt to the hole on the sixth hole of The Lake Club in Poland during rhe Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament on Sunday. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/25/13 Poland.

Published on August 25, 2013


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Michael Guerreri smiles as his putt is online of the eighth hole of The Lake Club in Poland during rhe Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament on Sunday. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/25/13 Poland.

Published on August 25, 2013


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Winners of the 2013 Greatest Golfer of the Valley presented by Farmers National Bank and The Vindicator at The Lake Club. The year concluded with 3,500 golfers affected, 24 champions crowned and more than $20,000 raised for charity. Pictured are, from left, The Vindicator’s Todd Franko, the Greatest champs: Joe Castor, John Hazy, Patty Brant, Jonah Karzmer, Bob Leonard, Toni Notaro, Sean Tisone, Christina Cooper, Ken Keller, Domonic Vechiarelli, The Vindicator’s Ted Suffolk and The Lake Club’s Mike Ferranti.

Published on August 25, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Josh Krok for the Niles football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR...Darien Townsend for the Youngstown Christian football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Darrin Hall for the Austintown Fitch football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..(L-R) Darrin Hall from Fitch, Josh Krok from Niles, Darien Townsend from Youngstown Christian, Chris Durkin from Ursuline, and L.J. Scott from Hubbard, pose for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Josh Krok for the Niles football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..(L-R) Darrin Hall from Fitch, Josh Krok from Niles, Darien Townsend from Youngstown Christian, Chris Durkin from Ursuline, and L.J. Scott from Hubbard, pose for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..(L-R starting from far left in blue) L.J. Scott from Hubbard, Darrin Hall from Fitch, Chris Durkin from Ursuline, Darien Townsend from Youngstown Christian, and Josh Krok from Niles, pose for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Darrin Hall for the Austintown Fitch football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Darien Townsend for the Youngstown Christian football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Josh Krok for the Niles football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Peaches in baskets as they didnt get as dark but are still very fresh, and flavorful ..Huffmans fruit farm is faring pretty good with a wetter june and cooler july and august - crops are slow but seem to be on target .. - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..John Huffman checks on his later peaches in his orchard ..Huffmans fruit farm is faring pretty good with a wetter june and cooler july and august - crops are slow but seem to be on target .. - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Rodolin Morales picks produce from Anguilis Farm in Canfield on August 6, 2013..... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. weeding the tomatoes that need the warm nights and sun of august are slow..Huffmans fruit farm is faring pretty good with a wetter june and cooler july and august - crops are slow but seem to be on target .. - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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William D. Lewis\The Vindicator Dave Cook, left, owner of Sledgehammer Bobbers, poses with a custom motorcycle he built. His business, located in Howland, is building an Evil Knievel tribute motorcycle. With him are Dennis Markle, center, bike handler and detailer and George Beharry, head mechanic. William D. Lewis\The Vindicator.

Published on August 24, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Huffmans fruit farm is faring pretty good with a wetter june and cooler july and august - crops are slow but seem to be on target .. - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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William D. Lewis\The Vindicator Dave Cook, owner of Sledgehammer Bobbers, poses with a custom motorcycle he built. His business is building an Evil Knievel tribute motorcycle.William D. Lewis\The Vindicator.

Published on August 24, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Peaches in baskets as they didnt get as dark but are still very fresh, and flavorful ..Huffmans fruit farm is faring pretty good with a wetter june and cooler july and august - crops are slow but seem to be on target .. - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Darrin Hall for the Austintown Fitch football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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William D. Lewis\The VindicatorWilliam D. Lewis\The Vindicator Custom seat on a Sledgehammer Bobbers motorcycleThe Howland business is building an Evil Knievel tribute motorcycle..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Tomatoes are nowhere near ripe in early August on the Anguilis Farm Market in Canfield because of the wet season.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Chris Durkin for the Ursuline football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..John Huffman checks on his later peaches in his orchard ..Huffmans fruit farm is faring pretty good with a wetter june and cooler july and august - crops are slow but seem to be on target .. - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Blackberries are loving the cooler wetter climate as theya are huge and tasty..Huffmans fruit farm is faring pretty good with a wetter june and cooler july and august - crops are slow but seem to be on target .. - -30-..

Published on August 24, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Anguilis Farm Market in Canfield on August 6, 2013..... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..L.J. Scott for the Hubbard football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27..... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Chris Durkin for the Ursuline football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27..... - -30-..

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William D. Lewis\The Vindicator Dave Cook, owner of Sledgehammer Bobbers, poses with a custom motorcycle he built. His business is building an Evil Knievel tribute motorcycle.William D. Lewis\The Vindicator.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Workers pick produce from Anguilis Farm in Canfield on August 6, 2013..... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Mario Anguili unloads baskets of green peppers picked from their farm, Anguilis Farm Market in Canfield on August 6, 2013... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Anguilis Farm in Canfield, like many other farms, has had a very wet season and it is showing in their crops..... - -30-..

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William D. Lewis\The Vindicator Dave Cook, owner of Sledgehammer Bobbers, poses with a custom motorcycle he built. His business is building an Evil Knievel tribute motorcycle..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Darien Townsend for the Youngstown Christian football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..L.J. Scott for the Hubbard football team, poses for a portrait at the Fitch Stadium on Saturday, July 27.... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Plums are ripening and should be ready on time..Huffmans fruit farm is faring pretty good with a wetter june and cooler july and august - crops are slow but seem to be on target .. - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Plums are ripening and should be ready on time..Huffmans fruit farm is faring pretty good with a wetter june and cooler july and august - crops are slow but seem to be on target .. - -30-..

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William d Lewis The Vindicator Carolyn Little volunteers at MCP Davis Center git shop.

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William d LEwis The Vindicator West Farmington farmer Joe Turon talks about the challenges and rewards of farming.

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William d LEwis The Vindicator West Farmington farmer Joe Turon talks about the challenges and rewards of farming.

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William D. Lewis The Vindicator Colby Turon, 9, with a calf on his family's West Farmington Farm.

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William d Lewis the Vindicator Volunteers at Mill Creek PArk Davis Center in gift shop Beverly Italiano, left, and Carolyn Little.

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Chrystaline McArdle, left, from the planning committee, and Ryan Tekac, right, from the Board of Health, study a plat map in the planning commission in Austintown on Aug. 13.

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William d LEwis The Vindicator Steve Turon, 14,left, and his brother Colby, 9, on their fmily's West Farmington farm.

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William d LEwis The Vindicator West Farmington farmer Joe Turon talks about the challenges and rewards of farming.

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Scott Bolam, laboratory director, analyzes lead samples at the District Board of Health Laboratory in Austintown on Aug. 13.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Elie Aboutouma of Lakewood makes a meat pie in the Oasis Bakery tent at the Arab American Community Festival in downtown Youngstown on Saturday, August 24, 2013.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Ameera Paone belly dances at the Arab American Community Festival in downtown Youngstown on Saturday, August 24, 2013..... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Rena Mansour of New Castle, PA smokes hookah at the Arab American Community Festival in downtown Youngstown on Saturday, August 24, 2013.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Ameera Paone belly dances at the Arab American Community Festival in downtown Youngstown on Saturday, August 24, 2013.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Lamia Sassya of Boardman and 'Henna by Lamia' paints a henna tattoo on Dagmara Apaeva of Canfield at the Arab American Community Festival in downtown Youngstown on Saturday, August 24, 2013.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Lamia Sassya of Boardman and 'Henna by Lamia' paints a henna tattoo on Dagmara Apaeva of Canfield at the Arab American Community Festival in downtown Youngstown on Saturday, August 24, 2013.... - -30-..

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Golfer Bob Lidle of Poland shoots out of the short rough and onto the fairway on the 14th hole Saturday afternoon at The Lake Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Brian Dunn of Boardman reacts after a bad putt on the front 9 Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Jason Andre of Liberty tees off on the 9th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Corbin Gregorino of North Lima chips his ball out of the short rough and onto the fair way on the 8th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Tom KinKek of Boardman chips from the fairway to the green on the 14th hole Saturday afternoon at The Lake Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Joe Cannatti of Youngstown follows through on his putt as it makes its way to the hole on the 8th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Mike Brinkcko of Canfield follows through on his putt as it makes its way to the hole on the 8th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Eddie Maughan Jr. tees off on the 9th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Dominic Vechiarelli of Youngstown tees off on the 11th hole Saturday afternoon at The Lake Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Eddie Maughan Jr. chips out of the sand trap on the 9th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Don Sicafuse of Struthers escapes the bunker on the 10th hole Saturday afternoon at The Lake Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Corbin Gregorino of North Lima chips his ball out of the short rough and onto the fair way on the 8th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Ed Antonelli of Howland follows through on his putt on the 10th hole Saturday afternoon at The Lake Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Brian Dunn of Boardman follows through on his putt as it makes its way to the hole on the front 9 Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Steve Smoot of Brookfield chips out of the sand trap and onto the green on the 8th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Ralph Macali of Warren tees off on the 9th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Ralph Macali of Warren follows through on his putt as it makes its way to the hole on the 9th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Frankie Sferra of Springfield follows through on his putt as it makes its way to the hole on the 9th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Senior placers and winner. .(LtoR) Tim Porter (3rd), Bob Leonard (1st) and Gary Woods (2nd).

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Golfer Tom KinKek of Boardman chips from the fairway to the green on the 14th hole Saturday afternoon at The Lake Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Joe Meyers follows through on his putt as it makes its way to the hole on the 9th hole Saturday afternoon at Youngstown Country Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer George Repaski chips his ball out of the satrap and onto the green on the 14th hole Saturday afternoon at The Lake Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer John Clacko of Canfield follows through on his putt on the 17th hole Saturday afternoon at The Lake Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Albert Pacella of Struthers watches his putt break to the hole on the 17th hole Saturday afternoon at The Lake Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Albert Pacella of Struthers reacts after watching his putt miss the cup by inches on the 17th hole Saturday afternoon at The Lake Club as part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament on August 24.

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Golfer Brian Myers of New Middletown tees off on the 10th hole on the south corse course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer Marilyn Woods of Hubbard chips her ball from the fairway to the green on the 18th hole on the south course course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer Justin Staub of Boardman drives his ball from the fairway toward the green on the 9th hole on the north course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer Mary Kane of Hubbard chips her ball onto the green on the 18th hole on the south course course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer Scott Porter of Canfield drives his ball from the fairway toward the green on the 9th hole on the north course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer George Millich of Austintown watches his putt break toward the hole on the 18th hole on the north course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer Brian Horne of Youngstown chips his ball onto the green from the fairway on the 9th hole on the north course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer Jay Monigold of Salem chips his ball onto the green from the fairway on the 9th hole on the north course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer Pam Holisky of Poland follows through on her putt on the 18th hole on the south course course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer Mike Mcclure of New Struthers tees off on the 10th hole on the south course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer Jay Monigold of Salem reacts after pushing a putt wide of the cup on the 9th hole on the north course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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Golfer Jim Cogar of Canfield chips his ball onto the green from the fairway on the 9th hole on the north course Friday afternoon at Mill Creek Golf Corse part of the Vindy Greatest Golfer on August 23, 2013.

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Humility of Mary Health Partners Foundation 16th annual nursing scholarship awards dinner took place recently. Those presenting the scholarships, seated from left, are Joe Clark and Pat Feindt, Mended Hearts; Carl Nunziato, Italian Scholarship League; Jack Newman; Renee Jones, senior director of nursing and clinical services at St. Joseph Hospital; and Gina Marinelli, development officer for HMHP Foundation. Scholarship recipients, standing from left, are Megan Murray, Samantha Channell, Lindsay Kelley, Jennifer Prezioso, Caroline Lucariello, Rachel Stanko, Donna Blue, Kristen Rossetti, Devin Ferrell, Alissa Rusu and Tamira Templin. Not pictured are Aulanna Armour and Lacey Holbrook.

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR John Schinker. left, and Larry Tooker, members of the American Elm Tree Committee of the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown, show some of the trees the club will give away in daily drawings at the Canfield Fair. In addition to seedlings, the club also will give away an 8-foot Prairie Expedition American Elm, the first of the new cultivar to become available in the Mahoning Valley.

Published on August 23, 2013


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Ray Vershum of Canfield follows through on his putt on the 12th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country Club. Vershum will be one of more than 300 golfers taking the course at Mill Creek today in the Senior division of the Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament.

Published on August 23, 2013


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Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wertman

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Canfield High graduate Kate Popovec finished her college basketball career at Northwestern. She’s the new director of basketball operations for the LaSalle University women’s team.

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Beshara

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Warren Mayor Douglas Franklin, left, receives a vase as a gift from Xinghua Xuan, vice president of the Red Cross Society of China, Shandong Branch, during a reception for the Chinese delegation Thursday at the Mahoning County Emergency Management facility on Industrial Road in Youngstown.

Published on August 23, 2013


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Ernie Brown, regional editor and columnist for The Vindicator, tells of his days in high school and college at the Plaza View housing complex. Thursday was career day for high school students who live there. In the background is Dr. James Hovell, a dentist and moderator for the event.

Published on August 23, 2013


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Fitch’s Michael Jadue (13) and Mooney’s Myles Harris go for the ball during Thursday’s game in Struthers.

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Ray Vershum of Canfield follows through on his putt on the 12th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country Club. Vershum will be one of more than 300 golfers taking the course at Mill Creek today in the Senior division of the Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament.

Published on August 23, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Youngstown Chapter of Links Inc. is planning for its Black Diamonds event Oct. 12. Committee members, from left, are Sarah Brown-Clark, Marge Staples, Jan Beachum, Juanita Davis and Anne Cobbin. Not pictured are Margaret Person and Lenore Hill.

Published on August 22, 2013


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Beverly Italiano, left, and Carolyn Little are members of the Lizzies, a group of employees, volunteers and benefactors of Fellows Riverside Gardens that supports Fellows as a social organization. WILLIAM D. LEWIS | THE VINDICATOR

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Spreading awareness about the 2013 Youngstown Area Heart Walk are, from left, T.J. Meister from WBBG; Allison Oltmann, Heart Walk director; Dave Sess, from WKBN-TV 27; and Doug Sweeney, chairman of the Heart Walk. The walk will take place Sept. 21 at the WATTS at Youngstown State University and has a fundraising goal of $250,000. NANCY URCHAK | SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

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Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Martz

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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hassay

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Above, Mill Creek Seniors Golf League met for the 51st mid-season outing July 8 at Mill Creek Golf Course and shelter. There are 85 members from ages 55 to 90. Officers are John Fedor, president; Gary DiPillo, executive vice president; Bill Nitch, second vice president; David Matiz, secretary; and Paul Rainey, treasurer.

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Mr. and Mrs. Norman Rhodes

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Mr. and Mrs. Fred Vicarel

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The new Crumbles Bakery, 5512 Youngstown-Poland Road, Poland, which is operated by Turning Point No Limits Alternative Day Program for adults with developmental disabilities, opened Aug. 1 with a friends and family open house. From left are Camille Smith, staff member, and Jimmy Ostrowski and Corrine Godfrey, program clients. The bakery is open from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday. Order forms for desserts are available. For information call the shop at 330-953-1455.

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The Youngstown State women’s soccer team practices for the first time Wednesday on the Farmers National Bank Field on the YSU campus. For the first time in the school’s history, the Penguins have a team capable of being bigger than its new field.

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Coleus

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Alissa Boyle of Salem shows her wedding invitation. She hopes to walk down the aisle to her husband-to-be, Nathan Grimes, on Sept. 7.

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Lakeview’s Matt Pasternak (2) kicks around Hubbard’s Chris Colella (10) during their soccer game Wednesday at Lakeview in Cortland. The Bulldogs shut out the Eagles, 5-0.

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Andrew Bozin of McDonald says the pledge of Allegiance during service honoring vets at Windsor House at Liberty Arms.

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Admiral Kenneth Monroe Carr and Glenn Buzzard of Hubbard watch as star-shaped balloons are released during a service at Windsor House at Liberty Arms to honor World War II veterans who never came home.

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A photo with the names and flags of World War II veterans at Windsor House at Liberty Arms was displayed at Crossroads Hospice's service honoring vets.

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Sgt. Thomas P. Smith pins Admiral Kenneth Monroe during Crossroads Hospice service honoring vets at Windsor House at Liberty Arms.

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Marine Sgt. Thomas P. Smith pins Glenn Buzzard of Hubbard during a service honoring vets at Windsor House at Liberty Arms.

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Admiral Kenneth Monroe Carr, 88,of Chagrin Falls, tells of his 46-year military service to residents of Windsor House.

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Marine Sgt. Thomas P. Smith pins Glenn Buzzard of Hubbard during Crossroads Hospice's service honoring vets at Windsor House at Liberty Arms.

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Admiral Kenneth Monroe Carr, 88, of Chagrin Falls, tells of his 46-year career in the military to the residents at Windsor House, Liberty.

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Jason Antalocy and Kendra Perry

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Laura L. Kukura and Christopher J. Boyles

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Emily Stanovich and Robert Colaianni

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Ashley Wolfe and Colby DeCapua

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Dr. Katie Stabi and Dr. Joshua Nash

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Bethany R. Straitiff

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Kevin Casey of New Jersey and Alana Lesnanski of Boardman shop for textbooks Tuesday at the Youngstown State University Bookstore. Classes begin today .

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Girard’s Alasjia Dykes, right, goes up for a spike as Howland’s Kayla Manningham (3) attempts a block during a match Tuesday night a match at Howland High. Girard’s Melanie Bakes (1) and Howland’s Jessie Moore (6) watch. The Tigers outlasted the Indians in five games.

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Specialist John O’Hara, left, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Tuesday, the Dow Jones industrial average posted its fifth-straight day of losses, the first time that’s happened this year.

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Pierre Angelilli of Youngstown encourages his ball to break toward the hole on No. 12 Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country club. Angelilli finished with an opening-round 91.

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Couturiaux

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The Lemon Grove, a downtown bar and restaurant, is using its third name in four months. The business, which is struggling to attract a lunch crowd, is now the Knox Building in honor of it being the former site of an S.H. Knox Co. store.

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Mary Smith, a Vindicator correspondent, was digging through the flower bed of her South Turner Road home in Austintown and found a motorcycle buried there. Apparently the former owners lost a son in a motorcycle accident and decided to bury the motorcycle. It has been there since 1961.

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Orlando Santiago watches as his ball goes toward the green after chipping out of the rough near a creek not he 15th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country club.

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Orlando Santiago chips his ball out of the sand trap on the 12th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country club.

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Ray Vershun of Canfield follows through on his putt on the 12th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country club.

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Gary Rouzer of Weathersfield follows through on his tee shot on the 12th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country club.

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Dennis Piper of Kinsman chips his ball out of the sand trap on the 12th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country club.

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Dave Beitz of Poland tees off on the 12th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country club.

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Tom Korner follows through on a putt on the 15th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country club.

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Pierre Angelilli of Youngstown encourages his ball to break toward the hole on the 12th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country club.

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Dan Baoint of Boardman follows through on his putt on the 12th hole Tuesday afternoon at the Trumbull Country club.

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NICK MAYS l THE VINDICATOR The Rayen Class of 1948 hosted its 65th anniversary class reunion Aug. 7 at Johnny’s Restaurant in Boardman. Seated, from left, are Geraldine Lucarel Brennan, Julia Mele Palazzo, Nancy Schilling Kendall, Marijane Powers Salpietra, Alice McGowen Hartig, Celeste Bartholomew Moran and Ruth Johnston Sebulsky; and standing are Marie Peachock Lenofante, Julia Paterson Watkins, Stella Ballack Scandy, Ray Francisco, Cemi Francisco, Richard Atwood, Ted Coleman, Joe Matulek, George Mays and Doris Battilock Beck. Pianist Nick Salpietra, son of Marijane Salpietra, provided music of the ’40s and ’50s. The class meets quarterly at Johnny’s, and meetings are open to all Rayen alumni. Meetings are listed in The Vindicator’s Reunion Listing on the Society page.

Published on August 20, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Girl Scout Troop 80777 of Columbiana bridging ceremony took place Aug. 7 at Columbiana Dairy Queen, where the girls toured the restaurant and decorated ice cream cupcakes. The group, which meets on a biweekly basis, moved from the Daisy level to the Brownie level. In front are Abbie Passmore, Katrina Kaszowski, Alaina Johnston, Elizabeth Siembida, Rebekah Clark and Chloe Gill. In back are leaders Kathy Kaszowski and Crystal Siembida Boggs. Not pictured are Mia Surgenivic and Airianna Scullion. For information on membership call Boggs at 330-482-9105.

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This photo provided by AT&T shows the Samsung Galaxy Mega.

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Randy Dunn, Youngstown State University’s eighth president, delivers his first State of the University address Monday morning, saying the university is hopeful though it ended last year with a deficit and enrollment is dropping. He came on board in July.

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Canfield’s Paige Bidinotto, left, and Boardman’s Megan O’Neil battle for a ball toward midfield during the first half of Monday’s game at Boardman High.

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Beauty and the Beast Fandom convention, which took place in July in Cleveland, raised $12,000 through sales, auctions, donations and fundraising during the year for Sojourner House. It was chosen as the recipient because it duplicates one of the main themes of the 1987 show, offering a safe and secret place for those in need. From left are Audrey Walker, house manager of Sojourner House; Malinda Gavins, program director of Sojourner House; and Laura Goist, who presented the donation.

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The South High School January Class of 1943 met July 20 at the Springfield Grille in Boardman to celebrate its 70th reunion. In front from left are Norma Williams Wells and Bea Hoffmaster Elmo. In back are Jean Gamble Reid, Martha Ann Jenkins Boyer, Jerry Wells and Ted Khoury.

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Delaine Gerstbauer of Bloomington, Ind., carves a face into a rolling pin Sunday during the Shaker Woods Festival in Columbiana.

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Antonio Montanez of Campbell eats a pastelillos de carne or meat pie on Sunday during the Spanish Heritage Festival.

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This plane registered to Air McRoyal of Youngstown crashed Sunday at Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City. According to flight records, the plane took off from Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport on Thursday.

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Workers with Miller-Young Paving of Bazetta, including Curtis Jones in the foreground, are shown at the new Eastlake MetroPark being created on state Route 46 just north of the Lake Vista retirement community in Cortland.

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Indians baserunner Jason Kipnis, right, steals second base as Athletics second baseman Eric Sogard awaits the throw during Sunday’s game in Oakland, Calif. The Athletics won, 7-3.

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Pirates baserunner Andrew McCutchen slides home as he scores from first on a double by Russell Martin in the first inning of Sunday’s game against the Diamondbacks at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

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YSU’s Jamaine Cook (35) drags Valparaiso’s Patrick Derbek (24) during a Youngstown State game last season at Stambaugh Stadium. Cook has returned to the Cleveland Browns after being cut in May.

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Publisher Ian Lamont, right, and editor Paul Eakins show a prototype Page One in the Long Beach Register newsroom as the staff prepares for its first day of publication at its office in Long Beach, Calif. Published by the Orange County Register, the Long Beach Register makes its five-day-a-week debut today.

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The Interstate 680 northbound entrance ramp from U.S. Route 224 westbound is under construction.

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This is a view of the entrance to the new Eastlake MetroPark on state Route 46 just north of Lake Vista retirement community in Cortland after workers with Miller-Young Paving of Bazetta built a parking area as part of the first phase of the project. It will include the creation of a sled riding hill this winter and other recreational opportunities in coming years.

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Workers with Miller-Yount Paving of Bazetta, including Curtis Jones in the foreground are shown completing parking lot and drainage work at the new Eastlake MetroPark being created on state Route 46 just north of Lake Vista retirement community in Cortland. The first phase of the park will include a sled riding hill to be ready this winter.

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William Lewis The Vindicator YSU's Jamaine Cook(35) drags Valpo's Patrick Derbek(24) while picking up 1rst qtr yardage Saturday.

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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator Lou Lindstrom, top, keeps a hold Sunday on competitor Chase Aaryons (ok), both from Highstakes Battleground Wrestling, during a triple threat match at the Spanish Heritage Festival in downtown Youngstown.

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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator John Farris, from Poland, helps Raylyn (ok) Mercer, 5, from Campbell, make a heart basket Sunday in the Home Depot workshop for kids during the Spanish Heritage Festival in downtown Youngstown.

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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator Antonio Montanez, from Campbell, eats a pastelillos de carne or "meat pie" on Sunday during the Spanish Heritage Festival in downtown Youngstown.

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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator Sarah Rodriguez, left, from Boardman, shows a tutu Sunday to Ashley Zelaya, from Warren, who was looking for a size to fit her 9-month-old daughter, Adrianna, during the Spanish Heritage Festival in downtown Youngstown. Rodriguez runs her business "Tutu Beauties" out of her home in Boardman.

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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator Iliana (ok) Rojas, 14, from Loraine, looks at a hand-made rosary Sunday during the Spanish Heritage Festival in downtown Youngstown. Rojas was visiting the festival with her sister and grandparents.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Wood carver Brett Schroyer works on one of his many rocking horses at the Shaker Woods Festival in Columbiana on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Delanie Gerstbauer carves a face into a rolling pin at the Shaker Woods Festival in Columbiana on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Remnants of carved wood that has fallen from a rocking horse in progress by wood carver Brett Schroyer at the Shaker Woods Festival in Columbiana on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR A face is carved into a rolling pin by wood carver Delaine Gerstbauer at the Shaker Woods Festival in Columbiana on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Rich Evans admires the second broom he has ever made at the Shaker Woods Festival in Columbiana on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Straw Mountain Brooms was one of the many booths at the Shaker Woods Festival in Columbiana on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Bob Wiggins examines a broom made by Rich Evans at the Straw Mountain Broom booth at the Shaker Woods Festival in Columbiana on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR (L-R) Mike Olson and Melissa McKinney make popcorn at the Original Kettle Corn booth at the Shaker Woods Festival in Columbiana on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Brian Payne makes popcorn at the Original Kettle Corn booth at the Shaker Woods Festival in Columbiana on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR The 680 entrance ramp from 224 westbound to 680 north bound is under construction and the exit ramp from 680 to 224 as you head north is now closed

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William D Lewis the Vindicator Honey from Mill creek PArk hives is for sale at Davis Center.

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William D Lewis The Vindicator Honey beesina hive at Fellows Riverside gardens in MCP.

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William D Lewis The Vindicator Lori Mowad, Mill Creek Park Fellows riverside garden employee inspects bees before . The hives are kept behind a glass door to keep bees and spectators safe.

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William D Lewis The Vindicator Lori Mowad, Mill Creek Park Fellows riverside garden employee,right, inspects bees from a hive at the gardens. At left is bee keeper Don Kovach who helps out with the hives.

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William D Lewis The Vindicator Lori Mowad, Mill Creek Park Fellows riverside garden employee opens a bee hive. Spectators watch through a window.

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William D Lewis The Vindicator Lori Mowad, Mill Creek Park Fellows riverside garden employee uses a smoker to calm bees before opening a hive.

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William d Lewis The Vindicator Honey Bees from hive at Fellows riverside Gardens in MCP.

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Youngstown State linebacker #6 Travis Williams celebrates after blocking a field goal in the last play of the practice Saturday morning.

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Youngstown State defensive back #23 Justin Gallegos runs with the football down the sideline after intercepting a pass late in practice Saturday morning.

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Youngstown State quarterback #3 Dante Nania throws a pass from the pocket avoiding the pass rush from #91 Mike Palumbo.

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Quarterback Kurt Hess #12 throws a pass from the pocket avoiding the pass rush from #91 Mike Palumbo.

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Youngstown State quarterback #3 Dante Nania scrambles with the football to pick to pick up the first down late in the scrimmage. Defensive linemen #90 Eric Myers chases him.

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Youngstown State quarterback Kurt Hess #12 is flushed from the pocket by defensive linemen #54.

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Omadee Curry smiles while walking across the stage after receiving his masters degree during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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Youngstown State president Randy Dunn shakes the hand of a student after she received her masters degree during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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Ryan Antonucci smiles walking off the stage after receiving his masters degree during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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David Anney smiles after receiving his diploma (he was the first presentation of the day I believe a doctorate) while getting a hand shake from Scott Martin during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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Youngstown State president Randy Dunn speaks at the podium before the presentation of diplomas during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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Alfred Bright gives the commencement address during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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A student listens to the commencement address with a decorated cap during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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Alfred Bright gives the commencement address during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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Graduates sit on the floor during the student reflection during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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Angela Cameron speaks at the podium during the student reflection speech during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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Youngstown State president Randy Dunn gives the opening remarks during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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Youngstown State president Randy Dunn gives the opening remarks during the summer commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Beeghley Center.

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William D. Lewis The Vindicator Toni Notaro at LAke Club Sunday 8-26-12

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William D Lewis The Vindicator Tony Notaro drives Friday at Mil Creek.

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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator Lissa (ok) Oslin, from Poland, fills a container Saturday with Halvah/Ravani, a Greek farina cake drenched in syrup, during a traditional Greek Festival at St. John's Greek Orthodox Church on Glenwood Avenue in Boardman.

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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator Jessica Gonzalez, from Boardman, gives son, Sebastian, 3, a bite of her lamb sandwich Saturday during a traditional Greek Festival at St. John's Greek Orthodox Church on Glenwood Avenue in Boardman. Gonzalez and her family have visited the festival for the last four years.

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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator Greg Giannios, from Boardman, shaves gyro meat Saturday during a traditional Greek Festival at St. John's Greek Orthodox Church on Glenwood Avenue in Boardman. The festival offers many Greek style foods including, lamb sandwiches and stuffed grape leaves.

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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator Chryse (ok) Ellinos, center, is surrounded by volunteers Saturday while making Saganaki or "flaming cheese" during a traditional Greek Festival at St. John's Greek Orthodox Church on Glenwood Avenue in Boardman.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Tony Trolio sells Italian style T-shirts at his booth, Trolio's shirts, at the Brier Hill Italian Festival, the longest continuously running Italian Fest in the city of Youngstown, on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The event features games, food, table vendors and live music. and runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR The Rocco Monaco Band performs at the Brier Hill Italian Festival, the longest continuously running Italian Fest in the city of Youngstown, on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The event features games, food, table vendors and live music. and runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Several couple dance the night away at the Brier Hill Italian Festival, the longest continuously running Italian Fest in the city of Youngstown, on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The event features games, food, table vendors and live music. and runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Ricardo's Sweets & Eats sells cannoli and other italian treats at the Brier Hill Italian Festival, the longest continuously running Italian Fest in the city of Youngstown, on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The event features games, food, table vendors and live music. and runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Julia Dolak, 16, serves Pasquale's pizza at the Brier Hill Italian Festival, the longest continuously running Italian Fest in the city of Youngstown, on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The event features games, food, table vendors and live music. and runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Julia Dolak, 16, serves Pasquale's pizza at the Brier Hill Italian Festival, the longest continuously running Italian Fest in the city of Youngstown, on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The event features games, food, table vendors and live music. and runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR The annual Brier Hill Italian Festival, the longest continuously running Italian Fest in the city of Youngstown, on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The event features games, food, table vendors and live music. and runs through Sunday.

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The Rev. .Jim Ray, now 83, stood the length of a city block away from King as he delivered the “dream” speech in 1963.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Edible Arrangements. of Boardman and Hermitage - The manager Shakera Brown (red sweater) at the store was just named manager of the year for the entire chain- Ron and Lori Taylor were named franchise owners of the year.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Edible Arrangements. of Boardman and Hermitage - The manager Shakera Brown (red sweater) at the store was just named manager of the year for the entire chain- Ron and Lori Taylor were named franchise owners of the year.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Edible Arrangements. of Boardman and Hermitage - The manager Shakera Brown (red sweater) at the store was just named manager of the year for the entire chain- Ron and Lori Taylor were named franchise owners of the year.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Edible Arrangements. of Boardman and Hermitage - The manager Shakera Brown (red sweater) at the store was just named manager of the year for the entire chain- Ron and Lori Taylor were named franchise owners of the year.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Denise Ritchie dips a pineapple into chocolate for coating ! Edible Arrangements. of Boardman and Hermitage - The manager Shakera Brown (red sweater) at the store was just named manager of the year for the entire chain- Ron and Lori Taylor were named franchise owners of the year.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Edible Arrangements. of Boardman and Hermitage - The manager Shakera Brown (red sweater) at the store was just named manager of the year for the entire chain- Ron and Lori Taylor were named franchise owners of the year.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Edible Arrangements. of Boardman and Hermitage - The manager Shakera Brown (red sweater) at the store was just named manager of the year for the entire chain- Ron and Lori Taylor were named franchise owners of the year.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR 11-year-old Quinn Barton of Poland saves up her allowance to adopt sea turtles and help them with medical issues.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR 11-year-old Quinn Barton of Poland saves up her allowance to adopt sea turtles and help them with medical issues.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR 11-year-old Quinn Barton of Poland saves up her allowance to adopt sea turtles and help them with medical issues. Shown are her certificates of adoption.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR 11-year-old Quinn Barton of Poland saves up her allowance to adopt sea turtles and help them with medical issues. This is a picture of one of the turtles she adopted.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR 11-year-old Quinn Barton of Poland saves up her allowance to adopt sea turtles and help them with medical issues.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR 11-year-old Quinn Barton of Poland saves up her allowance to adopt sea turtles and help them with medical issues. Here she shows off her sea turtle necklace.

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The Rev. Kenneth Simon, pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church in Youngstown, holds a plaque displayed in his office featuring photos of MLK, Simon's father, the Rev. Lonnie Simon and President Barack Obama with the words, “I am the dream.”

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Rev morris Lee for MLK series

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The Rev. Morris Lee

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Rev morris Lee for MLK series

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The Rev. Morris Lee

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William d Lewis The Vindicator Rev Gena Thornton in her Youngstown home 7-23-13. She was influenced by Dr. MLK jr I Have a Dream speech 50 years ago.

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The Rev. Gena Thornton says MLK's 'Dream' speech drew her to become a minister.

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Robert Rush and Brianne Carlon

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Jordan C. Weber and Alexis D. Allen

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Christopher Styn and Melanie Archer

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Annalise Hippley and Todd C. Baird Jr.

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Dawn M. Jackson and James H. Stephenson

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Danté DiRusso and Cindy Castro

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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McBride

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Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brintzenhofe

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Joanna Theis and Lou Marino

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Vincent J. LaGatta and Nicole M. Zorella

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Aaron Boysen and Bridget L. Nock

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Jake Cracraft seems unaffected by this kiss from Nadeah Reese during a graduation celebration from the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s Success by Six program at Struthers Elementary School. The ceremony was Thursday. The program prepares children for kindergarten.

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From left, Steve Sanchez, Jackie Calvert and Andy Canady sit on a sofa at the going-out-of-business sale at Bolotin Furniture in Hermitage. The store will be closing after 107 years in business.

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Browns cornerback Trevin Wade, bottom, brings down Lions wide receiver Terrence Austin with help from outside linebacker L.J. Fort (58) during the third quarter of a preseason NFL game at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. The Browns dominated the Lions 24-6.

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Cardinals third baseman David Freese prepares to tag out the Pirates’ Starling Marte on a steal attempt during the first inning of Thursday’s baseball game in St. Louis. The game was tied 5-5 until the 12th when Matt Holliday hit a walk-off single to score Matt Carpenter and lift the Cardinals over the Pirates, 6-5.

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Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller warms up during a practice in Columbus. Miller is famous in Ohio, but he says he has no intention of allowing his celebrity to change who he is as a person.

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Greater Youngstown Italian Festival beauty pageant took place Aug. 2 downtown Youngstown. From left are Marisa Sergi, first runner-up; Michelle Rucci, second runner-up; and Alana Lesnansky, Miss Italian Youngstown 2013.

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Stephanie Peterson, above, a humane agent with Humane Society of Columbiana County, gets a wet kiss from Sunshine, a 4-year-old bassett hound and Labrador retriever mix. The society will host an open house at the new Animal Resource Complex, 721 E. Pidgeon Road, Salem, a site for pet-related activities, services and resources.

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If you want to cover an area in your woodland or yard quickly with a plant that has character and blooms, the hosta is your choice. They are hardy perennial plants grown primarily for foliage. The 8,000-plus varieties registered today trace their heritage to Japan, Korea and China.

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The Indians’ Jason Giambi slides by Twins catcher Joe Mauer to score on a two-run single by Mike Aviles in the fourth inning of Wednesday’s game in Minneapolis. Giambi connected for a three-run homer in the eighth, and Michael Bourn hit a sacrifice fly in the 12th to give the Indians the 9-8 win. Mauer tied a career high with five hits for Minnesota.

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David Balestrino Jr. of Youngstown, a U.S. Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient, will be the honorary starter at Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway. Balestrino earned the honor after winning a contest on the Pure Michigan Facebook page.

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Before last season, the Youngstown State volleyball team went into each game thinking it was going to lose, said senior Missy Hundelt. But this year, she said, the team’s attitude has changed dramatically. “This year we’ve changed it to, ‘We know we can win and we will win,’ Hundelt says. “That’s our attitude and it will hopefully get us a conference ring this year.”

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Talia Vale Mollica, the 9-year-old daughter of Kristen and Dominic Mollica of Canfield, recently started her own business, Bling Dazzles, to sell the jewelry she designs. Each piece is unique, and comes with a name and a story that explains her inspiration. Talia has made about 300 one-of-a-kind pieces.

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Western Reserve Knitting Guild recently elected officers for a two-year term. From left are Melinda Bowen-Houck, president; Dr. Loren Lease, vice president; Berit Asdal Larik, secretary; and Jen Kendall, treasurer. Officers organize programs and plan knitting trips and teaching events with nationally known teachers. They also plan for donations to charities for Caps for Kids and Akron Children’s Hospital and will co-host A Knitter’s Fantasy.

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Whispering Pines residents of Columbiana enjoyed music and fun with Christopher Milo Aug. 2, hosted by Crossroads Hospice. In attendance, from left, were Rosemary Magee, Ferne Oliver, Bob Buerkle, Chaplain Dan Tayman and Ernie Bernard. Seated are Ruth Wagenhouser, Milo, Lois Lawrence and Pernie Wukotich.

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Escape Dance Academy Competition Team of Austintown traveled to Unvasville, Conn., in June to compete for the Starpower World Finals. The studio won 10 national championships and two victory cups. Kelsey Hackstedde, 10, won the national soloist title of Junior Miss Starpower and placed first overall. Chelsea Williams, 8, was first runner-up for Petite Miss Starpower and placed third overall. A victory cup is won when a studio is selected as one of the top five numbers in their division, then they compete in the Battle of the Stars, where they are ranked. All eight of EDA’s eligible routines were selected to participate in Battle of the Stars, and all but one placed in the top three categories. The academy is accepting registrations for its fourth season.

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Eleven-year-old Quinn Barton of Poland supports the proper care for marine life and animals that end up in shelters by adopting sea turtles, using her allowance and the money she earns by baby-sitting her brothers. Photo by: MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR

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Pittsburgh Pirates’ Jordy Mercer, right, is congratulated by third base coach Nick Leyva after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday in St. Louis. The game was not completed in time for this edition.

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Canfield High School graduate Tyler Metille, now a hurdler and hepathlete at Mount Union, was a bit of a late bloomer as an athlete. Metille developed into a championship-caliber performer with the Purple Raiders. He has become an Ohio Athletic Conference champion and has set his sights on the U.S. Olympic Trials.

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A US Airways plane, foreground, and an American Airlines plane are seen parked at the terminal at Washington’s Ronald Reagan National Airport on Tuesday. The Justice Department and a number of U.S. state attorneys general Tuesday challenged a proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corp.

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Youngstown State offensive lineman Andrew Sinko lines up during practice Tuesday at Stambaugh Stadium. Sinko, a Strongsville native, appeared in all 11 games for the Penguins last season.

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Zoey Schineiter, 8, of Austintown ponders the designs on boomerangs she and other children decorated as part of AgVenture Camp.

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John Doe

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Beckett Liller, 2, and his sister, Harper Liller, 5, examine a computer during Tuesday’s dedication of the new $2 million Tri-Lakes Library, 13820 Mahoning Ave., North Jackson. They are the grandchildren of Anne Liller, the library system’s manager of urban branches and community outreach. The dedication ceremony was followed by the Outback Ray live animal show.

Published on August 14, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Diabetes Partnership of the Mahoning Valley board members including Ed Hassay, third from left in the back row, and Marguerite Hassay, Jean Rider and Marsha Kamensky, holding the check, presented the donation to the Midlothian Free Health Clinic July 25. In the front row at left is Carol J. Beard, registered nurse and head nurse of the clinic, who accepted the check, and Dr. Thomas Albani, fifth from left in the back row. They are shown with a number of clinic volunteers. The donation was provided by the partnership and an anonymous friend of DPMV for the care of an increasing population of diabetic clinic patients. Visit DPMV at the Canfield Fair in the medical building or at www.diabetespartnershipmv.org.

Published on August 13, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Erin Mellinger, owner of Fitness Together, was the featured speaker at a recent Canfield Rotary luncheon. She shared the importance of fitness and focused on 10 tips for a healthier lifestyle. The club meets weekly at noon Fridays at Fair Park. If interested in joining contact any Canfield Rotarian. For information on Fitness Together call 330-702-1311 or visit fitnesstogether.com.

Published on August 13, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Youngstown Business and Professional Women’s Club recently inducted executive officers for 2013-2014 at the Upstairs Restaurant and Lounge in Austintown. Mary Patterson, past Ohio BPW state president, was the officiant. From left are Tracie Schmidt, president; Lisa Dickson, first vice president; Patterson; Jayne Boucherle, second vice president; Robin Fowler, treasurer; and Corey Jones, corresponding secretary. Missing is Gina Vicarel, recording secretary. The 93-year-old club meets monthly at various restaurants throughout Trumbull and Mahoning counties. For information contact Boucherle, membership chairwoman, at 330-519-5484.

Published on August 13, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR At a recent meeting of Austintown Rotary guest speakers, Jack Kidd and Larry Cadman, honored two Vietnam veterans. Sgt. James Prommersberger and Lt. Charles Brown, who died in Vietnam, were members of their graduating class in 1962 at Austintown. Kidd and Cadman also are Vietnam veterans. At the encouragement from their 50th class reunion, the two men raised funds for a memorial by making wooden ink pens from the wood on the gym floor of the old Fitch building. From left are Mark Cole, Austintown Rotary president; Cadman; and Kidd.

Published on August 13, 2013


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Youngstown Police Chief Rod Foley speaks with reporters Monday after announcing that 11 of 13 members of an East Side street gang around the Victory Estates housing projects were in custody.

Published on August 13, 2013


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Karen Saunders, assistant supervisor of children’s work, teaches Megan Banks, 16, of Boardman how to use a knitting machine at the Boardman branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. The demonstration was part of the library’s “Show What You Know” program.

Published on August 13, 2013


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A historic moment is captured by students and neighbors Sarah Barriner, 10, left, Hannah Antal, 10, and Hayley Antal, 8, as they each took a picture of the Idaho Road ribbon-cutting Monday with their cellphones.

Published on August 13, 2013


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Cleveland Indians left fielder Michael Brantley eyes a shallow pop fly before making the catch on a ball hit by the Minnesota Twins’ Clete Thomas in the sixth inning Monday night.

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Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer watches his team run drills during practice on Aug. 7 in Columbus. The Buckeyes have nine practices in the next six days.

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St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis (9) gets rid of the ball as he is chased by Cleveland Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo (51) in the third quarter of a preseason game on Thursday. Mingo was a force in his NFL debut as the Browns beat the Rams, 27-19.

Published on August 13, 2013


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New York-Penn League umpire John Mang, an Austintown native, works during a recent Mahoning Valley Scrappers game at Eastwood Field. Mang was selected to umpire in tonight’s NYPL All-Star Game.

Published on August 13, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Buhl Community Recreation center has chosen its honorees for this year’s Henry and Catherine Evans Community Service Award Dinner set for Sept. 18 at the Avalon at Buhl Park Country Club. Honorees are Gary Meszaros, left, and George Warren III, co-founders of Quaker Steak and Lube.

Published on August 12, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Members of the Northern Strut Twirling Team of Boardman are, kneeling in front from left, Raegan Nappo, Nina Nappo, Madison Svirbly, Megan Bendel, Caylee Catcott and Adele Colonna; second row, Autumn Busse, Grace Economus, Casey Kantaras, Kathryn Rosinski, Karlie Kowal, Rachel Stahl, Maddie Crish and Haleigh Combs; third row, Jenna Benson, Alyssa Thomas, Dina Notareschi, Anngel Benson and Marissa Melillo; and back row, Monica Mattiussi, Shannon Chaffee, Celia Melillo, Madi Zickefoose, Emily Combs, Randi Roof, Maria Katsadas and Cassidy Oyler. Members not pictured are Amanda Bendel, Alyssa Blosser, Emily Garrett, Yiannoula Katsadas, Alison Lockiec and Tara Schuster.

Published on August 12, 2013


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Jason Dufner celebrates winning the PGA Championship on Sunday at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford, N.Y. It was the first major win for Dufner, a Cleveland native.

Published on August 12, 2013


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Addison, 7, and Taylor Bycroft, 10, both of East Palestine, play in the “dig area” of the Family Garden at Mill Creek MetroParks’ Fellows Riverside Gardens. The Family Garden is a priority for expansion under the master plan, or Gardens Northwest Project.

Published on August 12, 2013


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Judge John Durkin presides over Mahoning County Common Pleas Court’s drug court.

Published on August 12, 2013


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An old pile of tires and a chain-link fence block the entrance to the site of the Northstar 1 injection well in Youngstown, where storage tanks have started to rust. Its idleness has prompted 4th Ward Youngstown City Councilman Mike Ray to ask state officials about what is being planned at the site.

Published on August 12, 2013


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The Indians’ Nick Swisher celebrates his two-run home run off Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jerome Williams in the sixth inning of Sunday’s game in Cleveland. The Indians edged the Angels, 6-5, to avoid the sweep.

Published on August 12, 2013


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Renegades baserunner Johnny Field safely steals second base as the ball gets away from Scrappers infielder Claudio Bautista during the fourth inning of a New York-Penn League baseball game Sunday at Eastwood Field in Niles. The game got away from Mahoning Valley in the eighth inning when the Renegades rallied and scored five runs to win 6-5.

Published on August 12, 2013


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Kyle Busch celebrates in Victory Lane on Sunday after holding off Brad Kelselowski to win the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen in Watkins Glen, N.Y.

Published on August 12, 2013


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Trevor Harlot of Scarlet and the Harlots plays guitar during a set by the band from Kent during VexFest 9 on Sunday in downtown Youngstown. Twenty-five bands played on two sites on East Federal Street and at Warehouse 50.

Published on August 12, 2013


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New York Penn League umpire John Mang.

Published on August 11, 2013


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Scrappers first basemen #29 Ryan Battaglia catches the baseball with his foot on first base to force out Renegades base runner #14 Darryl George in the top of the 5th inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 1, 2013.

Published on August 11, 2013


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Scrappers outfielder #6 Joel Mejia chases down a baseball that was hit in the gap during a Renegades at bat in the top of the 5th inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 1, 2013.

Published on August 11, 2013


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Scrappers starting pitcher #38 Michael Goodnight throws a pitch to Renegades batter #8 James Harris during an at bat int he top of the 5th inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 1, 2013.

Published on August 11, 2013


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Renegades infielder #21 Ben Griset tags out Scrappers base runner #24 Brian Ruiz who was caught in a rundown in the bottom of the 4th inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 1, 2013.

Published on August 11, 2013


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Scrappers infielder #48 James Roberts throws the ball to first base to turn the inning ending double play in the top of the 4th inning after stepping on second base to force out Renegades base runner #28 Oscar Hernandez during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 1, 2013.

Published on August 11, 2013


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Scrappers infielder #12 Claudio Bautista can not field the throw front he catcher while Renegades base runner #1 Johnny Field steals second base int he top of the 4th inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 1, 2013.

Published on August 11, 2013


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Scrappers center fielder #49 Cody Ferrell prepares to catch a flyable for the 1st out int he top of the 3rd inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 1, 2013. Right fielder #6 Joel Mejia pictured.

Published on August 11, 2013


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Scrappers base runner #29 Ryan Battaglia is congratulated by teammate #25 Nelson Rodriguez after scoring the Scrappers first run in the bottom of the 2nd inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 1, 2013.

Published on August 11, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Susan Fletcher sings in the band Scarlet & the Harlots from Kent, Ohio at Vexfest 9 in downtown Youngstown on Sunday, August 11, 2013.

Published on August 11, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Susan Fletcher sings in the band Scarlet & the Harlots from Kent, Ohio at Vexfest 9 in downtown Youngstown on Sunday, August 11, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Trevor Harlot plays the guitar in the band Scarlet & the Harlots from Kent, Ohio at Vexfest 9 in downtown Youngstown on Sunday, August 11, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Desiree McDevitt of Columbiana dances during Vexfest 9 in downtown Youngstown on Sunday, August 11, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Brenda Lewis of Austintown spins a hula hoop at Vexfest 9 in downtown Youngstown on Sunday, August 11, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Brenda Lewis of Austintown spins a hula hoop at Vexfest 9 in downtown Youngstown on Sunday, August 11, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Tyler Boykin of Columbiana dances during Vexfest 9 in downtown Youngstown on Sunday, August 11, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Vexfest 9 took place in downtown Youngstown featuring a variety of bands performing live on Sunday, August 11, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Vexfest 9 in downtown Youngstown on August 11, 2012.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR THe Family Garden Expansion at Fellows Riverside Gardens..

Published on August 11, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR THe Family Garden Expansion at Fellows Riverside Gardens..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR THe Family Garden Expansion at Fellows Riverside Gardens..playing in the 'dig area' of the family area is Addison 7 and Taylor 10.5f Bycroft and both of East Palestine

Published on August 11, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR THe Family Garden Expansion at Fellows Riverside Gardens..playing in the 'dig area' of the family area is Addison 7 and Taylor 10.5f Bycroft and both of East Palestine

Published on August 11, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Fellows Riverside Gardens is expanding through a grant and recently bought a house at 123 McKinley Ave, Youngstown, OH (white house) They are also expanding the Family Gardens

Published on August 11, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Judge John Durkin, Mahoning County Drug Court Mahoning County Courthouse, second floor

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Judge John Durkin, Mahoning County Drug Court Mahoning County Courthouse, second floor

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Judge John Durkin, Mahoning County Drug Court Mahoning County Courthouse, second floor

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Judge John Durkin, Mahoning County Drug Court Mahoning County Courthouse, second floor

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Judge John Durkin, Mahoning County Drug Court Mahoning County Courthouse, second floor

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Judge John Durkin, Mahoning County Drug Court Mahoning County Courthouse, second floor

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Judge John Durkin, Mahoning County Drug Court Mahoning County Courthouse, second floor

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR D&L’s former Northstar One injection well site in Youngstown has sat unattended for months now. Some of the storage tanks still contain fracking waste to prevent them from blowing over and some members of Youngstown City Council are concerned about the rapidly deteriorating site

Published on August 11, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR D&L’s former Northstar One injection well site in Youngstown has sat unattended for months now. Some of the storage tanks still contain fracking waste to prevent them from blowing over and some members of Youngstown City Council are concerned about the rapidly deteriorating site

Published on August 11, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR D&L’s former Northstar One injection well site in Youngstown has sat unattended for months now. Some of the storage tanks still contain fracking waste to prevent them from blowing over and some members of Youngstown City Council are concerned about the rapidly deteriorating site

Published on August 11, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR D&L’s former Northstar One injection well site in Youngstown has sat unattended for months now. Some of the storage tanks still contain fracking waste to prevent them from blowing over and some members of Youngstown City Council are concerned about the rapidly deteriorating site

Published on August 11, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR D&L’s former Northstar One injection well site in Youngstown has sat unattended for months now. Some of the storage tanks still contain fracking waste to prevent them from blowing over and some members of Youngstown City Council are concerned about the rapidly deteriorating site

Published on August 11, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR D&L’s former Northstar One injection well site in Youngstown has sat unattended for months now. Some of the storage tanks still contain fracking waste to prevent them from blowing over and some members of Youngstown City Council are concerned about the rapidly deteriorating site

Published on August 11, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Fellows Riverside Gardens is expanding through a grant and recently bought a house at 123 McKinley Ave, Youngstown, OH (white house) They are also expanding the Family Gardens

Published on August 11, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Owner of Rail to Trail adult tricycle store in Lisbon, Wayne Wallace, rides one of his tricycles in the parking lot of his store. The store in No. 1 in the world for sales of the Catrike tricycles. ... - -30-..

Published on August 10, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Rail to Trail adult tricycle store in Lisbon is the No. 1 in the world for sales of the Catrike tricycles. ... - -30-..

Published on August 10, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Owner of Rail to Trail adult tricycle store in Lisbon, Wayne Wallace, talks about his bike store. The store in No. 1 in the world for sales of the Catrike tricycles. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Rail to Trail adult tricycle store in Lisbon is the No. 1 in the world for sales of the Catrike tricycles. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR...(L-R) Travis and Wayne Wallace pose in their adult tricycle store in Lisbon, Rail to Trail. The store in No. 1 in the world for sales of the Catrike tricycles. .. - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Owner of Rail to Trail adult tricycle store in Lisbon, Wayne Wallace, rides one of his tricycles in the parking lot of his store. The store in No. 1 in the world for sales of the Catrike tricycles. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..(L-R) Travis and Wayne Wallace take a ride in two of their adult tricycles outside of their store in Lisbon, Rail to Trail. The store in No. 1 in the world for sales of the Catrike tricycles. .... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Rail to Trail adult tricycle store in Lisbon is the No. 1 in the world for sales of the Catrike tricycles. ... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..A truck from Wolfords gets weighed before entering the landfill..Mike Heher, landfill manager-.. tanker trucks dumping the oil and gas drilling mud into the landfill. .. Because of the local drilling boom, landfill expect a drilling waste dumping bonanza here soon. This landfill can take rock waste from drill cuttings and drilling mud, but not brine or radioactive waste.... - -30-..

Published on August 10, 2013


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Youngstown State running back #12 Kurt Hess throws a pass from the pocket during a scrimmage on August 10, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Several people release balloons in honor of loved ones killed in violence during the ÒLetÕs MoveÓ block party in downtown Youngstown on Saturday, August 10, 2013. The block party was a health-oriented activity, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. focused on Michelle ObamaÕs project of physical activity Ñ ÒLetÕs Move.Ó The party featured zumba, line dancing, basketball and an obstacle course. ... - -30-..

Published on August 10, 2013


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Youngstown State running back #12 Kurt Hess throws a pass from the pocket during a scrimmage on August 10, 2013.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..a block of heroin is at the YPD ... worth over 9000 dollars .. - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..mud from a drilling ste is dumped into the landfill to mbe mixed with the garbage and fill..Mike Heher, landfill manager-.. tanker trucks dumping the oil and gas drilling mud into the landfill. .. Because of the local drilling boom, landfill expect a drilling waste dumping bonanza here soon. This landfill can take rock waste from drill cuttings and drilling mud, but not brine or radioactive waste.... - -30-..

Published on August 10, 2013


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Youngstown State receiver #16 Marcel Caver catches a pass downfield after getting behind defensive back #31 David Rivers during a scrimmage on August 10, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..A rededication of 17 plaques honoring local veterans who died in combat during World War II and the Vietnam War was part of Lowellville Day on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in downtown Lowellville.... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Logan with his H-60 Jay Hawk helicopter Logan, a young adult at Gateways to Better Living, is considered by staff members to be a noteworthy artist ....... - -30-..

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Youngstown State receiver #11 Kevin Watts turns upfield to run for extra yardage after a catch during a scrimmage on August 10, 2013.

Published on August 10, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..logan builds and paints them in authentic color and details..Logan, a young adult at Gateways to Better Living, is considered by staff members to be a noteworthy artist ....... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..The plaque of PFC. Michael Marzetti, who died on November 5, 1944 in Lentrey, France. A rededication of 17 plaques honoring local veterans who died in combat during World War II and the Vietnam War was part of Lowellville Day on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in downtown Lowellville.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Balloons are released in honor of loved ones killed in violence during the ÒLetÕs MoveÓ block party in downtown Youngstown on Saturday, August 10, 2013. The block party was a health-oriented activity, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. focused on Michelle ObamaÕs project of physical activity Ñ ÒLetÕs Move.Ó The party featured zumba, line dancing, basketball and an obstacle course. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Vince Bellanca of Lowellville sheds a tear while he salutes to a fallen soldier and friend, PFC. Michael Marzetti, who died on November 5, 1944 in Lentrey, France. Bellanca says, "We did everything together" through tears as he shares his respect for his friend during the rededication of the 17 plaques honoring local veterans who died in combat during World War II and the Vietnam War. The dedication was part of Lowellville Day on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in downtown Lowellville. ... - -30-..

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Head coach Eric Wolford speaks to his players immediately following the conclusion of practice during a scrimmage on August 10, 2013.

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Youngstown Sate receiver #2 Christian Bryant is wrapped up by defensive back #31 David Rivers after a catch near the sideline during a scrimmage on August 10, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Vince Bellanca of Lowellville participates in a 21-gun salue honoring local veterans who died in combat during World War II and the Vietnam War. The dedication was part of Lowellville Day on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in downtown Lowellville. ... - -30-..

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Youngstown State defensive linemen #5 Vince Coleman applies pressure to quarterback #3 Dante Nania after beating offensive linemen #61 Justin Spencer off the ball during a scrimmage on August 10, 2013.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..mud from a drilling ste is dumped into the landfill to mbe mixed with the garbage and fill..Mike Heher, landfill manager-.. tanker trucks dumping the oil and gas drilling mud into the landfill. .. Because of the local drilling boom, landfill expect a drilling waste dumping bonanza here soon. This landfill can take rock waste from drill cuttings and drilling mud, but not brine or radioactive waste.... - -30-..

Published on August 10, 2013


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Youngstown State running back #25 Torrian Pace is stopped be defenders #90 Eric Myers, #98 D.J. Moss, #91 Mike Palumbo and another defender (I can't see a number on any shot I have front he sequence) during a scrimmage on August 10, 2013.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..using cardboard glue and tape Logan has made a replica of the bus used to transport the students at Gateway..Logan, a young adult at Gateways to Better Living, is considered by staff members to be a noteworthy artist ....... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Vince Bellanca of Lowellville participates in a 21-gun salue honoring local veterans who died in combat during World War II and the Vietnam War. The dedication was part of Lowellville Day on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in downtown Lowellville. ... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..a block of heroin is at the YPD ... worth over 9000 dollars .. - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..a block of heroin is at the YPD ... worth over 9000 dollars .. - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Michael Cotton performs with the group New Bethel Church Mime Ministry during the ÒLetÕs MoveÓ block party in downtown Youngstown on Saturday, August 10, 2013. The block party was a health-oriented activity, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. focused on Michelle ObamaÕs project of physical activity Ñ ÒLetÕs Move.Ó The party featured zumba, line dancing, basketball and an obstacle course. ... - -30-..

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Youngstown State running back #25 Torrian Pace runs the football behind the black of offensive linemen #71 Kyle Bryant during a scrimmage on August 10, 2013.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..PT 109 and and an Abrams tank.. two of his other projects he has built.Logan, a young adult at Gateways to Better Living, is considered by staff members to be a noteworthy artist ....... - -30-..

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Dan Baker of Sebring holds up a footprint cast of a Big Foot during a Big Foot Research Group meeting at the Leetonia Community Public Library in Leetonia on Saturday Morning. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/10/13 Leetonia Community Public Library.

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Scrappers third basemen #12 Claudio Bautista throws the ball to first base for the third out in the top of the third inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 10, 2013.

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Audrey Dearing (15) of New Middletown, Reba Soldressen of Struthers, and Cathleen Smail of Campbell help pack bags full of groceries during the Goodness Invasion at the Covlli Centre on Saturday Morning. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/10/13 Covelli Centre.

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Scrappers starting pitcher #45 Dace Kime throws a pitch during the top of the 2nd inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 10, 2013.

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Scrappers base runner #49 Cody Ferrell slides into home plate to score a run in the top of the 4th inning behind Renegades catcher #24 Omar Narvaez during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 10, 2013.

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Brian Ivory (4) looks at bookbags with his moother Kamila Ivory of Youngstown during the Goodness Invasion at the Covlli Centre on Saturday Morning. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/10/13 Covelli Centre.

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Scrappers second basemen #9 Paul Hendrix tracks down the ground ball before throwing the ball to first base for the 2nd out in the top of the 4th inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 10, 2013.

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Founder of the Big Foot Research Group, Paul Hayes, talks about evidence of the existence of Sasquatch during a Big Foot Research Group meeting at the Leetonia Community Public Library in Leetonia on Saturday Morning. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/10/13 Leetonia Community Public Library.

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Scrappers base runner #6 Joel Mejia taks off his batting gloves after being picked off at first base to end the bottom of the 4th inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 10, 2013. First base coach #2 Robel Garcia pictured.

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Scrappers #9 Paul Hendrix slides into third base after hitting a two RBI triple in the bottom of the 1st inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 10, 2013.

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Timothy Baker (6) of Warren pushed his sister, Nevaeh Baker (2), in a stroller while getting Snocones and school supplies during the Goodness Invasion at the Covlli Centre on Saturday Morning. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/10/13 Covelli Centre.

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Scrappers base runner 349 Cody Ferrell sprints to first base before making the turn to head to second for a double in the bottom of the 4th inning during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 10, 2013.

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Youngstown State womens basketball player Liz Hornberger takes pictures on her phone during a Big Foot Research Group meeting at the Leetonia Community Public Library in Leetonia on Saturday Morning. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/10/13 Leetonia Community Public Library.

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Madison Puckett (10,right) of East Palestine talks to Da'Wan Williams (7) of Youngstown about different styles of face paintings he could get done during the Goodness Invasion at the Covlli Centre on Saturday Morning. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/10/13 Covelli Centre.

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Scrappers bater #49 Cody Ferrell makes contact with a pitch for a hit during a game between the Scrappers and Renegades on August 10, 2013.

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Brian Seese (left) of Columbiana stands with his niece Rachal Lavander (17) of New Middletown during a Big Foot Research Group meeting at the Leetonia Community Public Library in Leetonia on Saturday Morning. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/10/13 Leetonia Community Public Library..

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Jalaya Bumm (4) of Youngstown gets her face painted during the Goodness Invasion at the Covelli Center in Youngstown on Saturday morning. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator 8/10/13 Covelli Center.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Rachel Emerson of Leetonia paints a banner during the Community Cup banner competition at the Central YMCA in downtown Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013.... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..the sign in front of the store..Larry and Ann Canale have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how theyÕve managed to grow.--AnnÕs Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..(L-R) Jenifer Edwards and Suzy Mickler design their banner on behalf of Children's Services during the Community Cup banner competition at the Central YMCA in downtown Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013.... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..an antique high chair and bowl..Larry and Ann Canale have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how theyÕve managed to grow.--AnnÕs Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana.... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..the furniture room..Larry and Ann Canale have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how theyÕve managed to grow.--AnnÕs Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Paulina Montaldo of Youngstown dances during the 2nd Annual International Latino Food Fest at the OCCHA Social Hall in Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013. ... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..a two car wreck friday morning at Southern Blvd and Midlothian sent two people to the hospital- YPD investiatged ... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..unusual sports memorabilia-fmaous boxers..Larry and Ann Canale have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how theyÕve managed to grow.--AnnÕs Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana.... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Work has begun on the tunnel for South Range Students to travel under St Rt 46 which will be shut down for several weeks as it is intstalled.- The plan is to have install turn lanes too-- ODOT says - SR 46 between Cook Rd. and W. Middletown Rd. is closed through late August for a culvert replacement. The detour is SR 11 to US 224. This work is the beginning of a $750,000 project to add turn lanes and a pedestrian tunnel at SR 46 at South Range School District. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by late October 2013.. . ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Joselyn Parker of Youngstown sings the national anthem during the Community Cup opening ceremonies at the Central YMCA in downtown Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013.. ... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..a two car wreck friday morning at Southern Blvd and Midlothian sent two people to the hospital- YPD investiatged ... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..kitchen utensils.Larry and Ann Canale have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how theyÕve managed to grow.--AnnÕs Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana.... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Larry and Ann Canale and bella . have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how theyÕve managed to grow.--AnnÕs Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana.... - -30-..

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..wicker stroller..Larry and Ann Canale have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how theyÕve managed to grow.--AnnÕs Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..John McNally lights the torch during the Community Cup opening ceremonies at the Central YMCA in downtown Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..(L-R) Ana Bobby of Peru and Maria Lombana of Columbia serve food at the 2nd Annual International Latino Food Fest at the OCCHA Social Hall in Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Kiley the greyhound looks out over the boat to view the lake during a Yappy Hour paddle boat ride on Lake Glacier on Friday, August 9, 2013. ... - -30-..

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Scrappers left fielder #7 Josh McAdams throws the ball into short stop #48 James Roberts after a Hudson Valley double in the top of the 5th inning on August 9, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..A pig is slow roasted from 10-7 at the 2nd Annual International Latino Food Fest at the OCCHA Social Hall in Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013. .. - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Maria Colon of Lordstown fills a tray with food at the 2nd Annual International Latino Food Fest at the OCCHA Social Hall in Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..(L-R) Vanessa Flores, Dr. Consuelo Mendez and Rachel Flores-Flasco clap and sing during the 2nd Annual International Latino Food Fest at the OCCHA Social Hall in Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013. ... - -30-..

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Scrappers starting pitcher #35 Caleb Hamrick throws a pitch during the top of the 3rd inning on August 9, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Andrea Jeric and her greyhounds Phoebe and Lyla enjoy a Yappy Hour paddle boat ride on Lake Glacier on Friday, August 9, 2013. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Sparky the greyhound looks out over the boat to view the lake during a Yappy Hour paddle boat ride on Lake Glacier on Friday, August 9, 2013. .... - -30-..

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Scrappers second basemen #9 Paul Hendrix prepares to jump over a sliding Renegades base runner #23 Graden Goetzman after the throw from the catcher was off the mark and low. The ball would end up in shallow left field on August 9, 2013.

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Scrappers outfielder #6 Joel Mejia sticks his glove up to catch a deep fly ball hit to the outfield in the top of the 5th inning, he would make the catch on August 9, 2013.

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Scrappers base runner #48 James Roberts reacts after being tagged out by Renegades first basemen #18 John Alexander on a pick off throw from the catcher on August 9, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Lined along the ceiling are flags to represent Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico at the 2nd Annual International Latino Food Fest at the OCCHA Social Hall in Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Dogs and their owners enjoyed a Yappy Hour paddle boat ride on Lake Glacier on Friday, August 9, 2013. ... - -30-..

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Scrappers third basemen #12 Claudio Bautista prepares to throw the ball around after tagging out Hudson Valley base runner #4 Ariel Soriano who was attempting to steal third base in the top of the 5th inning on August 9, 2013.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..A dish of passionfruit mousse is one of the many varieties of International Latino foods served at the 2nd Annual International Latino Food Fest at the OCCHA Social Hall in Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Paulina Montaldo of Youngstown dances during the 2nd Annual International Latino Food Fest at the OCCHA Social Hall in Youngstown on Friday, August 9, 2013. ... - -30-..

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Scrappers second basemen #9 Paul Hendrix fields the bouncing ball which he will throw to fist base for the out in the top of the 3rd inning on August 9, 2013.

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Larry and Ann Canale and bella have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how they’ve managed to grow.--Ann’s Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana

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the sign in front of the store Larry and Ann Canale have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how they’ve managed to grow.--Ann’s Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana

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unusual sports memorabilia-fmaous boxers Larry and Ann Canale have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how they’ve managed to grow.--Ann’s Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana

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wicker stroller Larry and Ann Canale have been running an antiques business for more than five years. Their operation started from a small house in Columbiana, but has since expanded to a storefront there with 6,000 square feet. A feature on their business and how they’ve managed to grow.--Ann’s Attic Antiques & Furniture, Columbiana

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR: Logan, a client at Gateways to Better Living Inc., has a special knack for building models out of cardboard. He is displaying his H-60 Jayhawk helicopter replica.

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Moran

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Walker

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Berlin Ellsworth Ruritan Club welcomed a new member, Lee Fowler, at a recent gathering. Fowler lives in Berlin Center with his wife, Jackie; daughter, Melissa; and son, Josh. He is a 1974 graduate of Western Reserve High School and is employed at VacuForm in Sebring. From left are Denny Furman, board member; John Bates, vice president; Fowler; and Jeff Craig, president.

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Jermaine L. Cornelius and April L. Storey

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Jason R. Case and Megan A. Estok

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Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Nemcik

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Mr. and Mrs. Peter Piergiovanni

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Taryn C. Rizer and Karl F. Ferber

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James P. Sudon and Candis M. Stocker

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Sullivan

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Trumbull Retired Teachers, from left, Joe and Betty Jean Behmer and Eva and Vic Bell, recently volunteered at Second Harvest Food Bank as part of a Day of Service. TRTA will meet at noon Tuesday for a luncheon at Ciminero’s Banquet Center, 123 N. Main St., Niles. To make a reservation send $11.25 to Ellen King, 7141 Vineland Place, Youngstown, OH 44512-4845. Make checks payable to TRTA. The community services committee is collecting used eyeglasses, hearing aids, cellphones, canceled stamps, candle wax and worsted yarn. For information visit www.trumbullrta.blogspot.com or Facebook.

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Mr. and Mrs. Eugene S. Yuhas

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Above, Niles S.C.O.P.E. Center member Jim Vogt of Warren made a seven no trump grand slam during a bridge game July 22 at the center. He earned 3,530 points in six hands. His partner and dummy was Ron Cohen. Vogt has been playing bridge for 20 years since retiring as an accountant for General Motors.

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Gregory Helsel and Victoria Thirion

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The Browns’ Travis Benjamin (80), escorted by teammate Trevin Wade (26), eludes the Rams’ Mike McNeill and returns a punt 91 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter of a preseason NFL game Thursday in Cleveland. The Browns won 27--19.

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American Jim Furyk is tied for first place with Australia’s Adam Scott after Round 1 of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford, N.Y., on Thursday.

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Honda Civic and Honda CRVs are seen outside of a Honda car dealership in Des Plaines, Ill. The Civic received the top rating in frontend crash tests performed by an insurance-industry group.

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Canfield’s Ellie Dundics, left, hugs teammate Maddy Johns (2) after Johns batted in the game-winning run Thursday in the bottom of the eighth inning of the 13-14 Junior League Central Region championship against South Portage (Mich.) at Akron’s Firestone Stadium. Canfield won 2-1 and earned a berth in the Junior League World Series this weekend in Kirkland, Wash. Inclement weather on Wednesday had forced the teams to continue play Thursday.

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Paul Sauline of Struthers was among many participants playing bocce at Warren’s Italian-American Heritage Festival. The game came from ancient Rome and the tournament can draw a couple of hundred people. The fest runs through Sunday.

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Bishop George V. Murry of the Diocese of Youngstown sprinkles holy water in the new parish center of St. Dominic Church, 77 E. Lucius Ave., Youngstown, during a dedication Thursday. Assisting is Deacon John Ettinger.

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Edward Gabrick builds a Whirly Jig at the Senior Independence Adult Day Care Center in Boardman, the new home for people who used to be clients of the Mahoning County Adult Day Care program operated by the district board of health.

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Matt O’Mansky, left, a Youngstown State University associate professor, and Jerry Ward look at the results of a scan from the eroded tombstone of George Foulkes. O’Mansky is using the scanner to try to make out the words on the tombstone in Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine.

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Atty. Mark Hanni stands before a video monitor in Warren Municipal Court on Thursday with his client, Lakeisha Bell,19, of Williamsburg Street Northwest in Warren. Bell is charged in last weekend’s death of her friend, McKayla Hopkins, 18, at Bell’s birthday party in Perkins Park.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Ed Gabrick builds a whirly jig Senior Independence Adult Day Care 1393 Boardman Canfield Rd is the new digs for the people who used to be clients at the Mahoning County Adult Day Care Program.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Senior Independence Adult Day Care 1393 Boardman Canfield Rd is the new digs for the people who used to be clients at the Mahoning County Adult Day Care Program.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Joe Bartos swats at the beach ball as Juanita Burg looks on---y Senior Independence Adult Day Care 1393 Boardman Canfield Rd is the new digs for the people who used to be clients at the Mahoning County Adult Day Care Program.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Ed Gabrick builds a whirly jig Senior Independence Adult Day Care 1393 Boardman Canfield Rd is the new digs for the people who used to be clients at the Mahoning County Adult Day Care Program.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Everyone had a hand in the blessing as Chris Enart Parish council treasurer Joe Kiraly Architect for the new parish center - Bishop George Murry - Lori Neill parish president Mike Gentile - Murphy construction and Father Greg Maturi George MurrySt Dominic's New Parish Center was officially opened today on Southern Blvd. It coincided with the 90th birthday of the church and presided over by Bishop george Murry

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Bishop Murry and Deacon John Ettinger bless the entrance St Dominic's New Parish Center was officially opened today on Southern Blvd. It coincided with the 90th birthday of the church and presided over by Bishop george Murry

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Bishop Murry and Deacon John Ettinger bless the entrance St Dominic's New Parish Center was officially opened today on Southern Blvd. It coincided with the 90th birthday of the church and presided over by Bishop george Murry

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR St Dominic's New Parish Center was officially opened today on Southern Blvd. It coincided with the 90th birthday of the church and presided over by Bishop george Murry

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Father Greg Maturi at the opening and blessing of the new hall St Dominic's New Parish Center was officially opened today on Southern Blvd. It coincided with the 90th birthday of the church and presided over by Bishop george Murry

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Bishop Murry at the opening and blessing of the new hall St Dominic's New Parish Center was officially opened today on Southern Blvd. It coincided with the 90th birthday of the church and presided over by Bishop george Murry

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Deacon John Ettinger Bishop Murry and Father Greg Maturi at the opening and blessing of the new hall St Dominic's New Parish Center was officially opened today on Southern Blvd. It coincided with the 90th birthday of the church and presided over by Bishop george Murry

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Rain and flooding delayed the Warren Italian Festival on Thursday, August 8. The festival runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR (L-R) Jim Dick of Warren and Roberta Holler of Rootstown working for DiRusso's Italian Sausage try to stay out of the rain that delayed the Warren Italian Festival on Thursday, August 8. The festival runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR (L-R) Sadee Zamarelli, 4, and her aunt Maureen of Warren try to stay out of the rain that delayed the Warren Italian Festival on Thursday, August 8. Sadee participated in the Miss Italian Pageant. The festival runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Camryn Stewart, 9, of Warren runs through the rain before her performance with Natalie's Dance Company at the Warren Italian Festival on Thursday, August 8. The festival runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Paul Sauline of Struthers participates in the bocce tournament at the Warren Italian Festival on Thursday, August 8. The festival runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Lou Rosati of Ferrell, PA participates in the bocce tournament at the Warren Italian Festival on Thursday, August 8. The festival runs through Sunday.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Lou Rosati of Ferrell, PA throws a ball during the bocce tournament at the Warren Italian Festival on Thursday, August 8. The festival runs through Sunday.

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Canfield player #2 Maddy Johns gets a hug from teammate #14 Jenna Gibson after knocking in the game wining hit while #21 Ellie Dundics walks around the infield in disbelief.

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Canfield player #21 Ellie Dundics walks around the infield in disbelief after the game winning run in the bottom of the 8th inning. While teammates #2 Maddy Johns, #14 Jenna Gibson, and #4 Maura Kennedy (woman in red is a coach, name not on the lineup card I have).

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Canfield batter #2 Maddy Johns gets a hug from teammate #21 Ellie Dundics after knocking in the game winning run in the bottom of the 8th inning. Michigan player #4 Maddie Bell walks across the infield.

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Canfield base runner #16 Amelia Manenti jumps in the air after scoring the game winning run in the bottom of the 8th inning.

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Canfield base runner #16 Amelia Manenti rounds second base after hitting a double in the bottom of the bottom of the 8th inning. Michigan infielder #9 Lexie Hughes.

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Canfield infielder #3 Mia Kindinis throws the ball to first base for the third out in the top of the 7th inning Michigan base runner #18 Rachel Pijaszek.

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Canfield pitcher #33 Kayla Troxil throws a pitch during the top of the 7th inning.

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Canfield batter #2 Maddy Johns swings and makes contact with a pitch during a early plate appearance in Thursday mornings game against Michigan.

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Canfield left fielder #1 Bridget Sweeney tumbles over the short left field wall after attempting to catch a ball in foul territory during Thursday morning game against Michigan.

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Canfield left fielder #1 Bridget Sweeney tumbles over the short left field wall after attempting to catch a ball in foul territory during Thursday morning game against Michigan.

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Canfield base runner #1 Bridget Sweeney rounds third base to head home and score the first Canfield run of the game game in the bottom of the bottom go the 3rd inning.

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From left, Mindy Sierrra of Niles and Michael Burns of Mineral Ridge were arraigned Thursday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court on charges of murder, attempted aggravated burglary, and involuntary manslaughter. The murder charge relates to the death of Terry Allen, who police say was shot to death by the occupant of a house on state Route 46 in Niles where Sierra, Burns and two other people went July 12 to steal copper.

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From left, Mindy Sierrra of Niles and Michael Burns of Mineral Ridge were arraigned Thursday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court on charges of murder, attempted aggravated burglary, and involuntary manslaughter. The murder charge relates to the death of Terry Allen, who police say was shot to death by the occupant of a house on state Route 46 in Niles where Sierra, Burns and two other people went July 12 to steal copper.

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Atty. Mark Hanni, left, and Traci Timko Rose, an assistant Warren law director, stand before a video monitor in Warren Municipal Court Thursday with his client, Lakeisha Bell, 19, of Williamsburg Street Northwest. Bell is charged with involuntary manslaughter, carrying a concealed weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm in the Aug. 2 death of her friend, McKayla Hopkins, 18. Police say Bell accidentally shot Hopkins during Bell's birthday party in Perkins Park.

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Atty. Mark Hanni, left, stands before a video monitor in Warren Municipal Court Thursday with his client, Lakeisha Bell, 19, of Williamsburg Street Northwest. Bell is charged with involuntary manslaughter, carrying a concealed weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm in the Aug. 2 death of her friend, McKayla Hopkins, 18. Police say Bell accidentally shot Hopkins during Bell's birthday party in Perkins Park.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR (L-R) Matt O'Mansky and Jerry Ward look at the results of a 3-D scan of the eroded tombstone of George Foulkes. O’Mansky is using the scanner to try to make out the words on the tombstone in the Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine. O'Mansky was contacted by Ward, who is a descendant of Foulkes. Foulkes was captured by Indians as a young boy in 1780 and remained a captive for 11 years before escaping.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Shown are the results of a 3-D scan of the eroded tombstone of George Foulkes. Matt O’Mansky is using the scanner to try to make out the words on the tombstone in the Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine. O'Mansky was contacted by Jerry Ward, who is a descendant of Foulkes. Foulkes was captured by Indians as a young boy in 1780 and remained a captive for 11 years before escaping.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR The tombstone of George Foulkes in the Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine. Matt O’Mansky is using a 3-D scanner to try to make out the words on athe tombstone. O'Mansky was contacted by a descendant of George Foulkes, who the tombstone is dedicated to. Foulkes was captured by Indians as a young boy in 1780 and remained a captive for 11 years before escaping.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR (L-R) Matt O'Mansky and Tom Delvaux look at the results of a 3-D scan of the eroded tombstone of George Foulkes. O’Mansky is using the scanner to try to make out the words on the tombstone in the Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine. O'Mansky was contacted by Jerry Ward, who is a descendant of Foulkes. Foulkes was captured by Indians as a young boy in 1780 and remained a captive for 11 years before escaping.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Matt O’Mansky is using a 3-D scanner to try to make out the words on a very old eroded tombstone in the Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine. O'Mansky was contacted by a descendant of George Foulkes, who the tombstone is dedicated to. Foulkes was captured by Indians as a young boy in 1780 and remained a captive for 11 years before escaping.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR (L-R) Tom Delvaux and Matt O'Mansky look over the eroded tombstone of George Foulkes. O’Mansky is using a 3-D scanner to try to make out the words on the tombstone in the Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine. O'Mansky was contacted by Jerry Ward, who is a descendant of Foulkes. Foulkes was captured by Indians as a young boy in 1780 and remained a captive for 11 years before escaping.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Shown are the results of a 3-D scan of the eroded tombstone of George Foulkes. Matt O’Mansky is using the scanner to try to make out the words on the tombstone in the Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine. O'Mansky was contacted by Jerry Ward, who is a descendant of Foulkes. Foulkes was captured by Indians as a young boy in 1780 and remained a captive for 11 years before escaping.

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Matt O'Mansky applies powder to an eroded tombstone to create a more reflective pattern for the 3-D scanner to read. O’Mansky is using the scanner to try to make out the words on the tombstone in the Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine. O'Mansky was contacted by Jerry Ward, who is a descendant of Foulkes. Foulkes was captured by Indians as a young boy in 1780 and remained a captive for 11 years before escaping.

Published on August 8, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Matt O’Mansky is using a 3-D scanner to try to make out the words on a very old eroded tombstone in the Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine. O'Mansky was contacted by a descendant of George Foulkes, who the tombstone is dedicated to. Foulkes was captured by Indians as a young boy in 1780 and remained a captive for 11 years before escaping.

Published on August 8, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Matt O’Mansky is using a 3-D scanner to try to make out the words on a very old eroded tombstone in the Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine. O'Mansky was contacted by a descendant of George Foulkes, who the tombstone is dedicated to. Foulkes was captured by Indians as a young boy in 1780 and remained a captive for 11 years before escaping.

Published on August 8, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Approximately 60 people attended the Leetonia Community Public Library’s summer fun picnic July 24. Those who reached summer reading goals received coupons for Dairy Queen and T-shirts. The group also enjoyed refreshments and games. Some of those participating, from left, were Sophia Pulcini; Peyton Mellott; Judy Kiliany, staff member; Tyler Mellott; and Beth Anne Kiliany.

Published on August 8, 2013


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The first step in dividing a plant is digging around the outside edge of the plant and lifting it out of the ground.

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Pastor Ron Maurer of First Christian Church, 140 E. Broadway, Girard, pours windshield wiper fluid into a car just as he will be doing during Inasmuch Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The pastor and a couple of other men from the church will check fluids in cars as part of their day of community service.

Published on August 8, 2013


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Jo-Ann and Anthony “Sonny” Elmo recently retired from Elmo Tire Center after working for several decades at the Loveland Road business. In 1956, Sonny purchased the shop from his father, and Jo-Ann became the company’s bookkeeper.

Published on August 8, 2013


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Canfield players Ally Sammarco, left, and Jenna Gibson, right, sprint for cover from a downpour that postponed their game Wednesday at Firestone Stadium in Akron.

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Braxton Miller warms up during practice on Wednesday. OSU officials said the quarterback has been cleared of any NCAA violations.

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President Barack Obama speaks about housing Tuesday in Phoenix. Obama said he supports a bipartisan effort in the Senate to reform the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac government-controlled mortgage guarantee giants.

Published on August 8, 2013


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Mike Broderick, CEO, Turning Technologies

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Lowell second basemen Deiner Lopez, left, throws to first base after forcing out Scrappers base runner Claudio Bautista (12) to start a fourth-inning double play Wednesday night.

Published on August 8, 2013


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Lowell second basemen #5 Deiner Lopez prepares to throw the ball to first base after stepping on second base to force out Scrappers base runner #12 Claudio Bautista to turn the double play to end the 4th inning.

Published on August 7, 2013


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Scrappers batter #7 Josh McAdams walks back to the dugout after striking out to end 4th inning. Lowell catcher #23 Danny Bathea

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Scrappers pitcher #28 Michael Goodnight reacts after missing the strike zone on a pitch.

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Lowell infielder #7 Tzu-Wei Lin tags out scrappers base runner #24 Brian Ruiz who was attempting to stretch a single into a double in the bottom of the 6th inning. This would end this inning.

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Scrappers second basemen #12 Claudio Bautista throws the ball to first basemen #25 Nellie Rodriguez for the out.

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Scrappers infielder #48 James Roberts jumps in the air after stepping on second base after stepping on second base to force out Lowell base runner #23 Danny Bathea. The throw to first base would not be in time to first.

Published on August 7, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Elmo's Tire on Loveland and Powers Way Anthony "Sonny" Elmo - Jo- Ann Elmo

Published on August 7, 2013


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Elmo's Tire on Loveland and Powers Way Ready to take over Tony and Susan Elmo will continue the ELMO TIRE STORE - son and daughter in law

Published on August 7, 2013


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Water pools on the field during a downpour at Firestone Stadium in Akron.

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Canfield players #00 Ally Sammarco and #14 Jenna Gibson sprint for cover from a downpour that postponed their game Wednesday afternoon at Firestone Stadium in Akron.

Published on August 7, 2013


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Canfield player #10 Sydney Fabry sprints for protection from the rain after grabbing her equipment from the dugout.

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Rearranging articles by size is Jenna Stark and Barb Planton In As Much Day of service First Christian Church, Broadway Ave., Girard: Pastor Ron Maurer Pastor Ron does car checks at event, which will be Aug. 10;

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR In As Much Day of service First Christian Church, Broadway Ave., Girard: Pastor Ron Maurer Pastor Ron does car checks at event, which will be Aug. 10;

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR IPastor Ron Maurer.. will be checking fluid levels and air pressure for those that want their cars checked n As Much Day of service First Christian Church, Broadway Ave., Girard: Pastor Ron Maurer Pastor Ron does car checks at event, which will be Aug. 10;

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Beth Monroe checks out a jacket as she sorts out clothes in the basement of First Christian Church In As Much Day of service First Christian Church, Broadway Ave., Girard: Pastor Ron Maurer Pastor Ron does car checks at event, which will be Aug. 10;

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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR boxes of shoes for the- In As Much Day of service First Christian Church, Broadway Ave., Girard: Pastor Ron Maurer Pastor Ron does car checks at event, which will be Aug. 10;

Published on August 7, 2013


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Matthew Novotny and Emily Koebel

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Greg Cook and Erica Leskovec

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Daniel R. Sawonik and Michele L. Bloom

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Josh Motley and Kimberly Nyers

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Britini Brocker and Brent Maimone

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Canfield third baseman Maddy Johns tags out Elyria East’s Macy Taylor during a 13-14 Junior League Softball semifinal Tuesday at Firestone Stadium in Akron. Taylor was advanced to third base after officials ruled Canfield’s shortstop was in the baseline. Canfield won 9-2 to remain undefeated and advance to the final today against South Portage, Mich.

Published on August 7, 2013


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Carol Wilson, owner of Times Square

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Diane Barnett of Austintown watches her granddaughter Savannah Cervone, 5, make a craft at Austintown Night Out in the township park. Free hot dogs, balloons, a bouncearound, firetruck and other emergency vehicles were some of the other activities.

Published on August 7, 2013


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Ferrell

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The Tigers’ Ramon Santiago falls to the ground after being hit by a pitch by Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson in the fifth inning of Tuesday’s baseball game in Cleveland. Cleveland fell 5-1.

Published on August 7, 2013


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DeCastro

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Tiger Woods — his win at the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron on Sunday fresh in his mind — arrived at Oak Hill ready to learn the greens and whatever necessary to win another major.

Published on August 7, 2013


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A visitor views the front page of The Washington Post displayed outside the Newseum in Washington on Tuesday, a day after it was announced that Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post for $250 million. Bezos is determined to face the challenge of reversing the newspaper’s financial slide.

Published on August 7, 2013


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Carole Nicholl, left, who retired last year after 30 years in Warren City Schools, will travel at the end of this month to Moore, Okla., the site of May 20 tornadoes that killed 23 people, to deliver school supplies. With her is Sharon Blumetal of The Supply Room in Liberty, which sells school supplies, and is participating in the project by providing teachers with a $25 gift certificate to use in their own classrooms as an incentive for them to donate items.

Published on August 7, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Larry McDevin plays the band Uptown Saturday Night at the Austintown National Night Out in the Austintown Township Park on August 6, 2013. This is the first year Austintown participated in the National Night Out hosted by the police department and the trustees. ... - -30-..

Published on August 6, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Diane Barnett of Austintown watches her granddaughter Savannah Cervone, 5, make a craft at the Austintown National Night Out in the Austintown Township Park on August 6, 2013. This is the first year Austintown participated in the National Night Out hosted by the police department and the trustees. .... - -30-..

Published on August 6, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Andre Fabek, 4, of Liberty checks out the firetruck at the Austintown National Night Out in the Austintown Township Park on August 6, 2013. This is the first year Austintown participated in the National Night Out hosted by the police department and the trustees. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Sydnee Carpenter, 1, of Austintown smiles at the 'Jim Sobien for Austintown Board of Elections' dog at the Austintown National Night Out in the Austintown Township Park on August 6, 2013. This is the first year Austintown participated in the National Night Out hosted by the police department and the trustees. ... - -30-..

Published on August 6, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Savannah Cervone, 5, shows off a craft she made at the Austintown National Night Out in the Austintown Township Park on August 6, 2013. This is the first year Austintown participated in the National Night Out hosted by the police department and the trustees. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..A car show was one of the things featured at the Austintown National Night Out in the Austintown Township Park on August 6, 2013. This is the first year Austintown participated in the National Night Out hosted by the police department and the trustees. ... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Guests line up to fill their plates at the Youngstown National Night Out at Wick Park on August 6, 2013. This is part of National Night Out program, dedicated to the development and promotion of various crime-prevention programs including neighborhood watch groups, law enforcement agencies, state and regional crime prevention associations, businesses, civic groups, and individuals, devoted to safer communities.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Anita Davis of Youngstown gives 5-year-old Fara Winlock of Youngstown a snowcone at the Youngstown National Night Out at Wick Park on August 6, 2013. This is part of National Night Out program, dedicated to the development and promotion of various crime-prevention programs including neighborhood watch groups, law enforcement agencies, state and regional crime prevention associations, businesses, civic groups, and individuals, devoted to safer communities.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Rick Alli grills burgers at the Youngstown National Night Out at Wick Park on August 6, 2013. This is part of National Night Out program, dedicated to the development and promotion of various crime-prevention programs including neighborhood watch groups, law enforcement agencies, state and regional crime prevention associations, businesses, civic groups, and individuals, devoted to safer communities.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Anita Davis of Youngstown tops off a snowcone with flavor at the Youngstown National Night Out at Wick Park on August 6, 2013. This is part of National Night Out program, dedicated to the development and promotion of various crime-prevention programs including neighborhood watch groups, law enforcement agencies, state and regional crime prevention associations, businesses, civic groups, and individuals, devoted to safer communities..... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Seairra Brady, 6, of Youngstown tops her hot dog with mustard at the Youngstown National Night Out at Wick Park on August 6, 2013. This is part of National Night Out program, dedicated to the development and promotion of various crime-prevention programs including neighborhood watch groups, law enforcement agencies, state and regional crime prevention associations, businesses, civic groups, and individuals, devoted to safer communities.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Anita Davis of Youngstown gives 5-year-old Fara Winlock of Youngstown a snowcone at the Youngstown National Night Out at Wick Park on August 6, 2013. This is part of National Night Out program, dedicated to the development and promotion of various crime-prevention programs including neighborhood watch groups, law enforcement agencies, state and regional crime prevention associations, businesses, civic groups, and individuals, devoted to safer communities.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Guests line up to fill their plates at the Youngstown National Night Out at Wick Park on August 6, 2013. This is part of National Night Out program, dedicated to the development and promotion of various crime-prevention programs including neighborhood watch groups, law enforcement agencies, state and regional crime prevention associations, businesses, civic groups, and individuals, devoted to safer communities.... - -30-..

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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR..Savannah Cervone, 5, shows off a craft she made at the Austintown National Night Out in the Austintown Township Park on August 6, 2013. This is the first year Austintown participated in the National Night Out hosted by the police department and the trustees. ... - -30-..

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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR From left are Dan Smith, Christopher Carfangia and David Davis, who are preparing for the Jamail E. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament set for Saturday at Pine Lakes Golf Club.

Published on August 6, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The McDonald High School Class of 1963 50th reunion recently took place at the Fifth Season Banquet Hall in Mineral Ridge. Members seated, from left, are Rosemary Stibinger Kucynski, Carolyn Cox Burger, Susan Reese Gano, Wanda Martin Simon, Polly Krupko Walgren, Jackie O’Brien Ferrara, Carol Zajac Hapcic, Kathy White Smith, Janice Kenneally Courtney, Judy Dumont Bagheri and Marilyn Hampton Meyerholt; standing are Karen Mackey Loibl, Cathy Patterson Pavolillo, Mildred Antolini, Rolly Ryan, Mike Colburn, Jack Wyko, Frank Sudol, Tom Davis and Phil Courtney.

Published on August 6, 2013


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Alina Taylor, 13, of Boardman looks at Civil War-period costumes. This week, Alina is participating in the Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Turning Points Civil War Summer Day Camp.

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New traffic patterns will greet students and parents at Austintown’s new schools, which will open Sept. 4.

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Bessemer, Pa., native Joe Tiratto, 87, wears the medals that he won while competing in the 2013 National Senior Games, which took place July 19-Aug. 1 in Cleveland. Tiratto’s haul included a gold medal in singles pickleball, a bronze in mixed-doubles pickleball and a bronze in singles bocce.

Published on August 6, 2013


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Jessica Marino, a 2000 graduate of Poland High School, nears the finish line at the Ironman event in Lake Placid, N.Y., on July 28. Marino, who lives in New York, placed fourth at the event and qualified for the 35th Ironman World Championship, which is set for Oct. 12 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

Published on August 6, 2013


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The Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez listens during a news conference before Monday’s game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago. Rodriguez and 12 other players were suspended by MLB effective immediately for their parts in the Biogenesis drug scandal.

Published on August 6, 2013


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Youngstown State linebacker Jaylin Kelly (40) drops back in pass coverage during team drills Monday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium. With fewer positions up for grabs this season, Kelly, a freshman, has managed to work his way into the backup inside LB role after just five practices.

Published on August 6, 2013


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In this photo taken Thursday, a Seattle police officer leans in to explain the arrest procedure to a group of eight protesters blocking a downtown intersection in Seattle. Seattle police said they made several arrests at the demonstration protesting what marchers say are low wages and improper treatment for fast-food workers.

Published on August 6, 2013


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Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson makes a leaping catch in front of the Indians bullpen to rob Cleveland’s Lonnie Chisenhall of a home run in the second inning of Monday’s baseball game in Cleveland. The Indians were three outs away from downing the AL Central leaders when Alex Avila hit a three-run shot off Indians closer Chris Perez to boost Detroit to a 4-2 win.

Published on August 6, 2013


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Kathy Murphy of Liberty fills out a water-meter card in her Red Oak Drive basement. The city of Girard is working to transfer its 5,600 water customers from analog, manual-read meters to new remote-read meters — but Murphy, who gets her water from the city, is opposed to the conversion, citing perceived health risks associated with the wireless meters.

Published on August 6, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Planning the Butler’s Aug. 24 Art of Wine event are, left to right, Dan Tidrick, Butler board president; Renée Sheakoski, museum gift shop manager; Vincent Bacon, Butler trustee; and Tom Cavalier, managing director of Stifel Nicolaus.

Published on August 5, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Wolves Club members are preparing for the annual golf outing, which will take place Aug. 19 at Tippecanoe Country Club. From left are Bob Adduci, Michael Dercoli, Joe Vitello and Rich Russo, committee chairman.

Published on August 5, 2013


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Jay Sylvester sings and plays guitar in the band Lords of Leisure during the Yell for the Well music festival. The festival was held at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Canfield Sunday to raise money toward building a water well in Haiti. The event was created by Nick Crescimanno for his Eagle Scout service project for Troop 115 and featured seven different local bands, fair food, kids games and a bucket auction.

Published on August 5, 2013


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Nick Crescimanno

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Michael Horst hosts a World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms at his home in July in Toledo. With thousands of farms in more than 50 countries, WWOOF offers penniless college students, adventurous wayfarers and farming enthusiasts an economical gateway to travel around the globe and an opportunity to learn about organic agriculture.

Published on August 5, 2013


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Boardman native Steve Vallos talks with Broncos head coach John Fox during training camp in Englewood, Colo. Vallos signed with the team last week and is hoping to extend his NFL career in Denver

Published on August 5, 2013


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MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR This peacock has been wandering in and out of a wooded area behind James Place condos and villas in Poland Township since Thursday.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Published on August 2, 2013


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Luis Leon Jr. and Amber L. W. Kendall

Published on August 2, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Trumbull Retired Teachers Association members served as judges for the 25th annual TRTA spelling bee at the Trumbull County Fair. Seated, from left, are Charlotte Jessup, Ruby Hawkins and Kathy Luhaney, and standing are Denise Deltondo, Barb Wright, Marilyn Stanton, Emily Kapots, John Ruggiero and Bob Sanders. TRTA will meet for a noon luncheon Aug. 13 at Ciminero’s Banquet Center, 123 N. Main St., Niles, where they will honor our veterans. For reservations send $11.25 per person to Ellen King, 7141 Vineland Place, Youngstown, OH 44512-4845 or call 330-758-3902.

Published on August 2, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Ankle & Foot Care Centers of Boardman will sponsor its 15th annual golf benefit for the American Diabetes Association on Aug. 23 at Pine Lakes Golf Club in Hubbard. Members of the Ankle & Foot Centers, from left, are Dr. Gregory Blasko; Dr. Michelle Anania; Michael Vallas, practice administrator; and Dr. John Chiaro. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30. The event includes 18 holes, a continental breakfast, lunch and dinner, refreshments on the course, prizes and skills competitions. The format is a four-person scramble and the fee is $100 per player. Deadline for registration is Aug. 16. Event sponsorships are available for $125 for a custom-made sign with company logo displayed near a golf hole, or $300 includes special recognition at the registration area and dinner pavilion and a corporate sponsor sign. To register or sponsor the event, call Anania at 330-270-2700 or Vallas at 330-629-8800.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Couche

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Mr. and Mrs. William Miller

Published on August 2, 2013


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Mr. and Mrs. Shirl Higgins

Published on August 2, 2013


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Glenn Matus and Valari Hennessy

Published on August 2, 2013


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Brett Klein and Beth Klingensmith

Published on August 2, 2013


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Matthew Baker and Shirley Benish

Published on August 2, 2013


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Eric P. Getsy and Kimberly Heckman

Published on August 2, 2013


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Kevin Rosan and Sherry Dohar.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Kirk Ray, CEO, Northside Medical Center

Published on August 2, 2013


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Developers plan a $5 million renovation of the vacant Wells Building on West Federal Street for offices and a 12-unit apartment complex.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Developers plan a $15 million renovation of the vacant Wick Building on West Federal Street for a 52-unit rental and extended-stay facility.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Supporters of the Goodness Invasion, planned Aug. 10 at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, show a sampling of some of the school supplies being collected to distribute at the event. From left are Pastor Rafael Cruz of the Jericho Project and Unity Baptist Church in Boardman; Kathy Hammond, president of Finer Things Academy, which is a co-sponsor of a “Let’s Move” block party planned the same day downtown; and Anita Oles, food pantry coordinator of God’s Warehouse at New Life Church in Poland.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Wanda and John Mack sit on the porch of their 539 Cohasset Drive home Thursday, the day after it was heavily damaged when the house next door exploded. They are putting in a claim with their insurance company and are staying at a hotel until the damaged is fixed.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Cleveland Indians right fielder Ryan Raburn, right, celebrates his two-run home run with center fielder Drew Stubbs against the Chicago White Sox in the third inning of a game Thursday in Cleveland.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Brian Fry, director of tennis at Avalon Golf & Country Club, speaks with tennis players including Garret Kuchmaner, Colin Gramley, Kaytlin Marlatt, Devin Gramley, Jason Khavari, Isabella Elisco, Michael Awadalla.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Goodies Restaurant celebrates its grand opening Thursday. The restaurant occupies the MetroPlex at Belmont Avenue and Motor Inn Drive in Liberty.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Youngstown State linebacker Dom Rich (20) hits a blocking bag being held by Ian Banks-Tillman (29) during the Penguins’ first preseason practice Thursday at Stambaugh Stadium.

Published on August 2, 2013


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Richard T. Lape and Kari N. Haywood

Published on August 1, 2013


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Brandon L. Ostrode and Rebekah M. Sturgiss

Published on August 1, 2013


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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: Salem Historical Society, using the Quakertown Trolley, will offer trolley tours of Salem’s Underground Railroad homes. Preparing to welcome passengers aboard the trolley are Norm Casto, trolley driver, and Jeanne Martinelli, docent of Salem Historical Society’s Freedom Hall and the show presenter. Tours are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. and noon Aug. 10. Tours will last about 75 minutes and will cost $10 per person. Reservations are encouraged by calling 330-337-6733 and leaving a message. After the tour, passengers can view the Freedom Hall for an additional $2 per person.

Published on August 1, 2013


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Doretha Green sent this picture of her nephew Tristan Pollard and niece Tomorra Pollard of Youngstown.

Published on August 1, 2013


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Jenna Hudock of Boardman sent this picture of her 8-month-daughter Addison Hudock, who is dining at home on the patio.

Published on August 1, 2013


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Brenda Williams of Canfield sent this picture of her husband, Bob. The couple were enjoying lunch at Jordan Pond House overlooking Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park this June.

Published on August 1, 2013


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Claudia Hoerig

Published on August 1, 2013


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The lead actors in the 40-member cast of Salem Community Theatre’s production of “Hairspray” are (front row, from left) Nick Caruso and Morgan Zamarelli; (rear, from left) Rachel Ruggeri, Jeff Cornfi eld, Brittany Benedetti, William Tipton, Lois Thornton and Alaina Felgar.

Published on August 1, 2013


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The Pirates’ Starling Marte (6) scores from third on a sacrifice fly by Andrew McCutchen in the fifth inning Wednesday night. St. Louis starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (50) backs up the throw.

Published on August 1, 2013


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Paul Garchar, Potential Development Program executive director, talks about the new high school on Market Street in Youngstown. The school, one of only three of its kind in Ohio, is expected to open in September.

Published on August 1, 2013


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Lowellville Police Chief William Vance is retiring this week after 27 years of service to the village’s police department. Vance became chief in 2001 and said it has been difficult to walk away from his officers, who have become like family to him.

Published on August 1, 2013


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Guy Burney, coordinator of the Community Initiative to Reduce Violence, talks to a group of juveniles with a history of anti-social behavior at Mahoning County School in Youngstown on Wednesday.

Published on August 1, 2013


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Karl Hoerig

Published on August 1, 2013


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