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William D Lewis the Vindicator  Mooney's Mark Handel(22) eludes Clinton's Isaiah Stiverson(22).

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney's Mark Handel(22) eludes Clinton's ...

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney's Mark Handel(22) eludes Clinton's Isaiah Stiverson(22).


William D Lewis the Vindicator  Mooney's Mark Handel(22) eludes Clinton's Isaiah Stiverson(22).

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney's Mark Handel(22) eludes Clinton's ...

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney's Mark Handel(22) eludes Clinton's Isaiah Stiverson(22).


William D Lewis the Vindicator  Mooney's Nick Bilas(59) and Desmond Ford(14 react to loss as Clinton fans celebrate in background after 27-21 game in Massilon.

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney's Nick Bilas(59) and Desmond ...

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney's Nick Bilas(59) and Desmond Ford(14 react to loss as Clinton fans celebrate in background after 27-21 game in Massilon.


William D Lewis the Vindicator  Mooney's Mark Handel(22) reacts as offical calls pass interference  late in 4thqtr of state Championship while Clinton players at right celebrate.

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney's Mark Handel(22) reacts as ...

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney's Mark Handel(22) reacts as offical calls pass interference late in 4thqtr of state Championship while Clinton players at right celebrate.


William D Lewis the Vindicator  Mooney' student fans whoop it up early in Friday game.

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney' student fans whoop it ...

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney' student fans whoop it up early in Friday game.


William D. Lewis The Vindicator Mooney's CJAmill(2) eludes Clinton's Zach Santoro(8).

William D. Lewis The Vindicator Mooney's CJAmill(2) eludes Clinton's Zach ...

William D. Lewis The Vindicator Mooney's CJAmill(2) eludes Clinton's Zach Santoro(8).


William D Lewis The Vindicator  Mooney QBJon saadey(16) looks down hte line during closing moments of State Championship loss.

William D Lewis The Vindicator Mooney QBJon saadey(16) looks down ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Mooney QBJon saadey(16) looks down hte line during closing moments of State Championship loss.


William D LEwis the Vindicator  Mooney's Anthony Dermotta(35) reacts during Mooney loss in Massilon.

William D LEwis the Vindicator Mooney's Anthony Dermotta(35) reacts during ...

William D LEwis the Vindicator Mooney's Anthony Dermotta(35) reacts during Mooney loss in Massilon.


William d Lewis The Vindicator Mooney loss .

William d Lewis The Vindicator Mooney loss .

William d Lewis The Vindicator Mooney loss .


William D Lewis The vindicator Mooney'sMark Handel(22) is stopped by Clinton Devin Salley(3).

William D Lewis The vindicator Mooney'sMark Handel(22) is stopped by ...

William D Lewis The vindicator Mooney'sMark Handel(22) is stopped by Clinton Devin Salley(3).


William D Lewis the Vindicator  Mooney'sQB Jon Saadey(16) eludes Clinton defenderChayse Wolf(7).

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney'sQB Jon Saadey(16) eludes Clinton ...

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney'sQB Jon Saadey(16) eludes Clinton defenderChayse Wolf(7).


William D Lewis the Vindicator  Mooney's Mark Handel(22) eludes Clinton's Isaiah Stiverson(22).

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney's Mark Handel(22) eludes Clinton's ...

William D Lewis the Vindicator Mooney's Mark Handel(22) eludes Clinton's Isaiah Stiverson(22).


William D Lewis The Vindicator Mooney coach  PJ Fecko walks off the field after loosing state chapionship 27-21 in Massilon Dec 6, 2013.

William D Lewis The Vindicator Mooney coach PJ Fecko walks ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Mooney coach PJ Fecko walks off the field after loosing state chapionship 27-21 in Massilon Dec 6, 2013.


William d Lewis The Vindicator Mooney loss .

William d Lewis The Vindicator Mooney loss .

William d Lewis The Vindicator Mooney loss .


The Youngstown Chapter of The Links Inc. honored winners of the Black Diamond awards in October at The Georgetown in Boardman. Top honorees, from left, were Allan Irizarry-Graves, Rough Diamond; Corbin Michael Croom, Diamond Chip; and William Blake, Polished Diamond. There were 27 nominees.

The Youngstown Chapter of The Links Inc. honored winners of ...

The Youngstown Chapter of The Links Inc. honored winners of the Black Diamond awards in October at The Georgetown in Boardman. Top honorees, from left, were Allan Irizarry-Graves, Rough Diamond; Corbin Michael Croom, Diamond Chip; ...


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The Links Inc. sponsored a recent event to honor black males in the Mahoning Valley. Members of the planning committee for the Black Diamond Celebration are, seated from left, Dr. Joan Boyd, Sarah Brown-Clark, Anne Cobbin, Juanita Davis, Marge Staples, Janice Beachum, Krishmu Shipmon and Margaret Person. Standing are Willard Boyd, Maurice Cousin, James Cobbin, Wanda Smith, Charlie Staples, Lock P. Beachum Sr., Lenora Hill and Dr. Don Person. Other committee members are Dr. Virginia Banks-Bright, professor Al Bright, Dr. Rodney Hill, Juanita Williams, Alnita Bryant-Russell, Sandra Thompkins, Brenda Martin, Monica Hoskin-Vann and Gary Vann. The women are Links members, and the men are called Connecting Links.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Links Inc. sponsored a recent ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Links Inc. sponsored a recent event to honor black males in the Mahoning Valley. Members of the planning committee for the Black Diamond Celebration are, seated from left, Dr. Joan ...


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Mr. and Mrs. Livingstone D. Clarke

Mr. and Mrs. Livingstone D. Clarke

Mr. and Mrs. Livingstone D. Clarke


Joshua Kozic and Carissa Burke

Joshua Kozic and Carissa Burke

Joshua Kozic and Carissa Burke


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Miss Cinderella 2013 was crowned Nov. 29 at the Cinderella Ball at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. From left are Naudia Spivey, first attendant; Stacie Durden, Miss Cinderella; and Brianna Diaz, second attendant.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Miss Cinderella 2013 was crowned Nov. ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Miss Cinderella 2013 was crowned Nov. 29 at the Cinderella Ball at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. From left are Naudia Spivey, first attendant; Stacie Durden, Miss Cinderella; and Brianna Diaz, second ...


Jessica Wittenauer and A.J. Minotti

Jessica Wittenauer and A.J. Minotti

Jessica Wittenauer and A.J. Minotti


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Bruce Kirkland and Chaplain Dale Barringer from the Tri-State Marine Detachment Marine Corps League honored Clare Bridge of Austintown resident veterans with a program and flag. The flag was presented to resident Fred Kochert. Veterans, from left, are Don Dewitt, Harry Dampf, Bob Rohrbaugh, Kirkland and Barringer. Others honored were Louise Matvey, Dorothy Birkheimer and Lillian Frost. Birkheimer and Frost served as World War II Rosie the Riveters.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Bruce Kirkland and Chaplain Dale Barringer ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Bruce Kirkland and Chaplain Dale Barringer from the Tri-State Marine Detachment Marine Corps League honored Clare Bridge of Austintown resident veterans with a program and flag. The flag was presented to ...


Shane W. Simplot and Ashley M. Connelly

Shane W. Simplot and Ashley M. Connelly

Shane W. Simplot and Ashley M. Connelly


Gregory M. Mathes and Lilndsay R. Whetzel

Gregory M. Mathes and Lilndsay R. Whetzel

Gregory M. Mathes and Lilndsay R. Whetzel


Jessica Harvey and Ryan Sawyer

Jessica Harvey and Ryan Sawyer

Jessica Harvey and Ryan Sawyer


Catholic War Veterans Post 1292 of Youngstown sponsored a reverse raffle and basket auction recently to benefit veterans and their families. From left are Mark Bell, director of the Veterans Affairs Clinic on Belmont Avenue in Youngstown; Lori Stone, a clinic volunteer, who accepted the $1,200 donation from Gary Barnes, the post commander; Al Bisker, post trustee; and John Fromel, post first vice officer.
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Catholic War Veterans Post 1292 of Youngstown sponsored a reverse ...

Catholic War Veterans Post 1292 of Youngstown sponsored a reverse raffle and basket auction recently to benefit veterans and their families. From left are Mark Bell, director of the Veterans Affairs Clinic on Belmont Avenue ...


Zachary Krk, 3, of Struthers sits on Santa’s lap while reviewing his Christmas wish list. Santa visited Mauthe Park in Struthers on Thursday as part of the city’s annual Christmas in the Park event.

Zachary Krk, 3, of Struthers sits on Santa’s lap while ...

Zachary Krk, 3, of Struthers sits on Santa’s lap while reviewing his Christmas wish list. Santa visited Mauthe Park in Struthers on Thursday as part of the city’s annual Christmas in the Park event.


Families and friends cheer on the Cardinal Mooney Cardinals at a pep rally Thursday at the high school. The school sent the team off this morning to play in the Division IV championship game against Clinton-Massie at 3 p.m. in Massillon.

Families and friends cheer on the Cardinal Mooney Cardinals at ...

Families and friends cheer on the Cardinal Mooney Cardinals at a pep rally Thursday at the high school. The school sent the team off this morning to play in the Division IV championship game against ...


Fitch’s Blake Hibbs, top, tries to pin Boardman’s AJ Yaist during their match in the 220-pound weight class
of a tri-meet at Boardman High School on Thursday. Hibbs succeeded in pinning Yaist, and the Falcons took down the Spartans, 54-10, as well as the Howland Tigers, 53-15. Howland topped Boardman, 40-30.

Fitch’s Blake Hibbs, top, tries to pin Boardman’s AJ Yaist ...

Fitch’s Blake Hibbs, top, tries to pin Boardman’s AJ Yaist during their match in the 220-pound weight class of a tri-meet at Boardman High School on Thursday. Hibbs succeeded in pinning Yaist, and the Falcons ...


Howland head coach John Diehl watches from the bench during Thursday’s game against Warren Harding at Howland. The Tigers downed the Raiders, 53-43, to earn Diehl his 400th career win.

Howland head coach John Diehl watches from the bench during ...

Howland head coach John Diehl watches from the bench during Thursday’s game against Warren Harding at Howland. The Tigers downed the Raiders, 53-43, to earn Diehl his 400th career win.


Cardinal Mooney’s Mark Handel runs through drills during a practice at The WATTS at Youngstown State University. The Cardinals face Clarksville Clinton-Massie today in Massillon for the Division IV state title.

Cardinal Mooney’s Mark Handel runs through drills during a practice ...

Cardinal Mooney’s Mark Handel runs through drills during a practice at The WATTS at Youngstown State University. The Cardinals face Clarksville Clinton-Massie today in Massillon for the Division IV state title.


Carol Rimedio-Righetti, commissioners chairwoman

Carol Rimedio-Righetti, commissioners chairwoman

Carol Rimedio-Righetti, commissioners chairwoman