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Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its quarterly business showcase recently. Five new members were introduced to the organization, and they presented information about their businesses and shared ideas and insights concerning topics ranging from from insurance, health care and child care to working with the shale industry. Shown are, from left in front, Amy Logan, Imagine That! day care/preschool; Kelly Buck, AFLAC Independent Association representative; and Mary McCarty, HRG. In back are Terry McCoy, chamber director; Dr. Steven DeMaiolo, Prima Health Care; James Lopresti, HRG; Jay Summer, FastSigns; and David Barbee, chamber president. The next showcase will be April 25. PHOTO: SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its quarterly business showcase ...

Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its quarterly business showcase recently. Five new members were introduced to the organization, and they presented information about their businesses and shared ideas and insights concerning topics ranging from ...


Boy Scout Tiger Den visits Austin Log Cabin
Boy Scout Tiger Den 2 of Pack 184 at St. Joseph Church recently toured Austin Log Cabin. The boys and their families learned about the history of Austintown, the importance of the location of the cabin, how it was built and why the cabin is so important to Austintown. From left are Luke Amendolea, Noah Gatto, Joey Ruscitti, Dominick Woloschak, Vince Larson and Bryson Nichols. Their leader is Rick Larson. Groups or organizations may arrange tours of the cabin or Strock Stone House by calling the Austintown Historical Society at 330-799-8051. PHOTO: SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

Boy Scout Tiger Den visits Austin Log Cabin Boy Scout ...

Boy Scout Tiger Den visits Austin Log Cabin Boy Scout Tiger Den 2 of Pack 184 at St. Joseph Church recently toured Austin Log Cabin. The boys and their families learned about the history of ...


Rotary features leaders past, present and future
Some leaders of Austintown Rotary recently attended the Midyear Rotary Conference in East Canton to learn about matching grants available through Rotary International. They are, Gary Reel, left, president in 2006; Ron Carroll, current president; and Mark Cole, president-elect beginning in July. PHOTO: SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

Rotary features leaders past, present and future Some leaders of ...

Rotary features leaders past, present and future Some leaders of Austintown Rotary recently attended the Midyear Rotary Conference in East Canton to learn about matching grants available through Rotary International. They are, Gary Reel, left, ...


St. Christine’s Church adult choir and choral group led by Ron Goulish practice. The group is participating in the third annual choral festival sponsored by the Mahoning Valley Association of Churches. Also participating for the first time at the event will be members of the American Guild of Organists. The festival will take place at 6 p.m.
Sunday at St. Christine Church in Youngstown. The ecumenical event provides an opportunity for people from different faith traditions to enjoy various styles of worship.

St. Christine’s Church adult choir and choral group led by ...

St. Christine’s Church adult choir and choral group led by Ron Goulish practice. The group is participating in the third annual choral festival sponsored by the Mahoning Valley Association of Churches. Also participating for the ...


Students in Matt Vukovic’s class at Roosevelt Elementary in McDonald listen to a science lesson. The U.S. Department of Education has selected Roosevelt to represent Ohio and the nation’s fourth-graders on the National Assessment of Educational Progress. The test will be given to them Tuesday.

Students in Matt Vukovic’s class at Roosevelt Elementary in McDonald ...

Students in Matt Vukovic’s class at Roosevelt Elementary in McDonald listen to a science lesson. The U.S. Department of Education has selected Roosevelt to represent Ohio and the nation’s fourth-graders on the National Assessment of ...


The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Robert Bortuzzo (41), top, and Ryan Carter (20) of the New Jersey Devils come to blows four seconds into the first period of Sunday’s NHL game in Pittsburgh. The Devils, who downed the Penguins in New Jersey on Saturday, handed Pittsburgh another loss. Final score: New Jersey 3, Pittsburgh 1.

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Robert Bortuzzo (41), top, and Ryan Carter ...

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Robert Bortuzzo (41), top, and Ryan Carter (20) of the New Jersey Devils come to blows four seconds into the first period of Sunday’s NHL game in Pittsburgh. The Devils, who downed ...


Youngstown State’s Blake Allen (1) is closely guarded by UIC defender Josh Crittle (34) during the second half of
Sunday’s game at YSU’s Beeghly Center. The Penguins went down to the Flames 88-83 in triple overtime.

Youngstown State’s Blake Allen (1) is closely guarded by UIC ...

Youngstown State’s Blake Allen (1) is closely guarded by UIC defender Josh Crittle (34) during the second half of Sunday’s game at YSU’s Beeghly Center. The Penguins went down to the Flames 88-83 in triple ...


California Green Design employees assemble solar electrical panels on the roof of a home in Glendale, Calif. Homeowners on the hunt for sparkling solar panels are lured by ads filled with images of pristine landscapes and bright sunshine, and words about the technology’s benefits for the environment. However, the industry is creating millions of solar panels each year and, in the process, millions of pounds of polluted sludge and contaminated water.

California Green Design employees assemble solar electrical panels on the ...

California Green Design employees assemble solar electrical panels on the roof of a home in Glendale, Calif. Homeowners on the hunt for sparkling solar panels are lured by ads filled with images of pristine landscapes ...


Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas shoots over Indiana’s Victor Oladipo during the first half of their Big 10  Conference basketball game Sunday in Columbus. Both Oladipo and Thomas put up 26 points — a career best for Oladipo — but the No. 1 Hoosiers bounced the No. 10 Buckeyes, 81-68.

Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas shoots over Indiana’s Victor Oladipo during ...

Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas shoots over Indiana’s Victor Oladipo during the first half of their Big 10 Conference basketball game Sunday in Columbus. Both Oladipo and Thomas put up 26 points — a career best ...


Crew members work on the ceiling of a fueling area at the Ohio Turnpike’s Glacier Hills service plaza in New Springfield. That plaza and the Mahoning Valley plaza should reopen before Memorial Day.

Crew members work on the ceiling of a fueling area ...

Crew members work on the ceiling of a fueling area at the Ohio Turnpike’s Glacier Hills service plaza in New Springfield. That plaza and the Mahoning Valley plaza should reopen before Memorial Day.