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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Roselyn Gadd, left, presents a scholarship check to Megan Avey on behalf of Girard Junior Women. The award is given annually to a Girard High School student. Avey has demonstrated qualities of giving back to the community, the primary purpose of the club. The club earns money through trunk sales and a Christmas bazaar. All proceeds are given back to the community as needs arise.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Roselyn Gadd, left, presents a scholarship ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Roselyn Gadd, left, presents a scholarship check to Megan Avey on behalf of Girard Junior Women. The award is given annually to a Girard High School student. Avey has demonstrated qualities ...


SABRINA T. KOLAT AND NICHOLAS J. SHARPE

SABRINA T. KOLAT AND NICHOLAS J. SHARPE

SABRINA T. KOLAT AND NICHOLAS J. SHARPE


CHRISTOPHER J. MANN AND AMANDA J. HOMRIGHOUSE

CHRISTOPHER J. MANN AND AMANDA J. HOMRIGHOUSE

CHRISTOPHER J. MANN AND AMANDA J. HOMRIGHOUSE


RYAN EVERETT AND ERICA PATRICK

RYAN EVERETT AND ERICA PATRICK

RYAN EVERETT AND ERICA PATRICK


KATHRYN PATRICK AND JOHN ROGALA

KATHRYN PATRICK AND JOHN ROGALA

KATHRYN PATRICK AND JOHN ROGALA


TIFFANY N. JOHNSON AND JEREMY R. JOKI

TIFFANY N. JOHNSON AND JEREMY R. JOKI

TIFFANY N. JOHNSON AND JEREMY R. JOKI


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At its Women of Distinction Luncheon recently, the Youngstown Section of the National Council of Negro Women honored two local women. Those participating in the award ceremony were, from left, Donna Wynn, financial secretary; Sandra Britt, first vice president; Yvonne Wilson, president; honorees Lynn Phillips and Geneva Mason; Karen Jackson-Cooke, past president; Ruthie King, speaker; and Audrey Gillian, corresponding secretary.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR At its Women of Distinction Luncheon ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR At its Women of Distinction Luncheon recently, the Youngstown Section of the National Council of Negro Women honored two local women. Those participating in the award ceremony were, from left, Donna ...


MR. AND MRS. RAYMOND HORST

MR. AND MRS. RAYMOND HORST

MR. AND MRS. RAYMOND HORST


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Victory@Liberty adopted the Green Acres neighborhood in Liberty. The church members improved the area by cutting grass, picking up trash and cleaning empty lots. On June 1, a block party was led by volunteers from Operation Impact Ministry of the church. Children were entertained with a DJ, bounce-a-rounds, food, ice cream and a visit from the Liberty Fire Department. The church plans to adopt more neighborhoods.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Victory@Liberty adopted the Green Acres neighborhood ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Victory@Liberty adopted the Green Acres neighborhood in Liberty. The church members improved the area by cutting grass, picking up trash and cleaning empty lots. On June 1, a block party was ...


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Peppy Purple Red Hats honored its queen May 21 at Soni’s Italian Restaurant in New Castle, Pa. From left are Carol Gaines, Queen Paula DeMatteo and Myrnice Forte; and sitting at the table is Mardie Meyers. A skit was read that portrayed the events of the day and bestowed a new wardrobe of gifts on the queen including a crown, robe, scepter and throne. Members each gave tokens of appreciation to their queen, who, in turn, dubbed each member with a royal title.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Peppy Purple Red Hats honored its ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Peppy Purple Red Hats honored its queen May 21 at Soni’s Italian Restaurant in New Castle, Pa. From left are Carol Gaines, Queen Paula DeMatteo and Myrnice Forte; and sitting at ...


JESSICA SVASTA AND IAN SPELLMAN

JESSICA SVASTA AND IAN SPELLMAN

JESSICA SVASTA AND IAN SPELLMAN


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The annual Pink Ribbon Golf Classic will take place July 15 at Squaw Creek—Avalon Golf and Country Club, 761 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Vienna. Lunch and raffles will follow the 18-hole scramble. In the middle is Patty Barber, the 2013 golf classic honoree; and committee members are Diane Rhea, left, and Pam Planey. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. For details contact Donna Mowrey at 330-207-9630 or Nancy Felton at 330-533-2712.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The annual Pink Ribbon Golf Classic ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The annual Pink Ribbon Golf Classic will take place July 15 at Squaw Creek—Avalon Golf and Country Club, 761 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Vienna. Lunch and raffles will follow the 18-hole scramble. In ...


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Sister Jerome Corcoran dances with Sophia Brooks at an event in Canfield to honor the nun. The Ethnic Heritage Society of Youngstown presented Sister Jerome with a lifetime achievement award Thursday evening.

Sister Jerome Corcoran dances with Sophia Brooks at an event ...

Sister Jerome Corcoran dances with Sophia Brooks at an event in Canfield to honor the nun. The Ethnic Heritage Society of Youngstown presented Sister Jerome with a lifetime achievement award Thursday evening.


An American flag waves in the breeze in front of the Mahoning County Courthouse on Market Street in downtown Youngstown.

An American flag waves in the breeze in front of ...

An American flag waves in the breeze in front of the Mahoning County Courthouse on Market Street in downtown Youngstown.


Robyn Mowrey, 14, of Canfield, places this dessert into a tray before it’s placed in the oven for baking. Robyn participated in Mahoning County Career and Technical Center’s Career Camp for sixth- through eighth-graders.

Robyn Mowrey, 14, of Canfield, places this dessert into a ...

Robyn Mowrey, 14, of Canfield, places this dessert into a tray before it’s placed in the oven for baking. Robyn participated in Mahoning County Career and Technical Center’s Career Camp for sixth- through eighth-graders.


The Pittsburgh Penguins and reigning NHL MVP Evgeni Malkin agreed to a $76-million eight-year contract extension to begin with the 2014-15 season.

The Pittsburgh Penguins and reigning NHL MVP Evgeni Malkin agreed ...

The Pittsburgh Penguins and reigning NHL MVP Evgeni Malkin agreed to a $76-million eight-year contract extension to begin with the 2014-15 season.


Phil Mickelson gives a thumbs up to spectators Thursday during Round 1 of the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club’s East Course in Ardmore, Pa. Mickelson overcame major obstacles including rain and jet lag to shoot a 67 and take a one-under lead.

Phil Mickelson gives a thumbs up to spectators Thursday during ...

Phil Mickelson gives a thumbs up to spectators Thursday during Round 1 of the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club’s East Course in Ardmore, Pa. Mickelson overcame major obstacles including rain and jet lag to ...


Jani McAllister browses through a sales rack outside Festivity, a boutique in Virginia Highlands in Atlanta on Wednesday. Americans stepped up spending at retail businesses in May at the best pace in three months, fueled by more car purchases.

Jani McAllister browses through a sales rack outside Festivity, a ...

Jani McAllister browses through a sales rack outside Festivity, a boutique in Virginia Highlands in Atlanta on Wednesday. Americans stepped up spending at retail businesses in May at the best pace in three months, fueled ...


Canfield’s Jake Dawson (11) breaks away from Poland defender Adam Wollet during an All-American Conference game last fall. With the addition of a seventh division, Canfield and Poland also will be together in the new Division III.

Canfield’s Jake Dawson (11) breaks away from Poland defender Adam ...

Canfield’s Jake Dawson (11) breaks away from Poland defender Adam Wollet during an All-American Conference game last fall. With the addition of a seventh division, Canfield and Poland also will be together in the new ...


Crispin Donahue of Gates Street, Cortland, starts to clear away a large maple tree that fell on his family’s house. The tree, which fell about 3 a.m. Thursday during high winds and a thunderstorm, damaged the home’s roof and a car.

Crispin Donahue of Gates Street, Cortland, starts to clear away ...

Crispin Donahue of Gates Street, Cortland, starts to clear away a large maple tree that fell on his family’s house. The tree, which fell about 3 a.m. Thursday during high winds and a thunderstorm, damaged ...