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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
The Komara family will be recognized for their efforts in supporting the Alzheimer’s Association at the Forget-Me-Not Gala April 13 at Tippecanoe Country Club in Canfield. Pictured are Bob Komara, center, who heads Komara Jewelers, and his children, Bob Komara and Briana Komara Pridon, who are managers at local Komara stores.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Komara family will be recognized ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Komara family will be recognized for their efforts in supporting the Alzheimer’s Association at the Forget-Me-Not Gala April 13 at Tippecanoe Country Club in Canfield. Pictured are Bob Komara, center, ...


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Michael P. Cooper and Kimberly A. Moore

Michael P. Cooper and Kimberly A. Moore

Michael P. Cooper and Kimberly A. Moore


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Honorees of the seventh annual Cattle Baron’s Ball planned March 23 at Antone’s Banquet Center are, from left, Anna Aey, YSU Chief of Police John Beshara, Ava Timko, Dr. Lakshmi Perni and Dr. V. C. Perni.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Honorees of the seventh annual Cattle ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Honorees of the seventh annual Cattle Baron’s Ball planned March 23 at Antone’s Banquet Center are, from left, Anna Aey, YSU Chief of Police John Beshara, Ava Timko, Dr. Lakshmi Perni ...


Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davison

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davison

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davison


Laura Lavelle and Dominic M. Strollo II

Laura Lavelle and Dominic M. Strollo II

Laura Lavelle and Dominic M. Strollo II


Breanna Rohrman and Michael Mahon

Breanna Rohrman and Michael Mahon

Breanna Rohrman and Michael Mahon


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Youngstown Shrine Club installed 2013 officers at the December meeting. Officers are, Robert Riozon, left, director; Hugh Davenport, 2012 president; Jim Rach, first vice president; William Early, director; Tom Allsopp, 2013 president; Louis Garland, director; Jim Hazlett, second vice president; and Howard Meritt Jr., treasurer. Other officers for 2013 not present are Phil Welce, protocol; Steve Withers, installing officer; and Willard Hughes, secretary.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Youngstown Shrine Club installed 2013 officers ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Youngstown Shrine Club installed 2013 officers at the December meeting. Officers are, Robert Riozon, left, director; Hugh Davenport, 2012 president; Jim Rach, first vice president; William Early, director; Tom Allsopp, 2013 ...


Jeffrey Peterson and Krysta Sylvester

Jeffrey Peterson and Krysta Sylvester

Jeffrey Peterson and Krysta Sylvester


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Cold and snow is not stopping the students from moving at St. Patrick School in Hubbard. A group of students is shown participating in Zumbatonic, which the school offers every Wednesday after class. Tina Sims, certified Zumba instructor, leads the 45-minute session that is open to all students and families. The school nurse also has begun a Lunch Laps program that encourages students to walk and keep track of their progress. There also is a roller skating program for gym class two times weekly for a six-week program.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Cold and snow is not stopping ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Cold and snow is not stopping the students from moving at St. Patrick School in Hubbard. A group of students is shown participating in Zumbatonic, which the school offers every Wednesday ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR
The Alzheimer’s Association is presenting the 9th annual Forget-Me-Not Gala April 13. Some of the committee members planning the event are, seated from left, Janie Skusa and Mickey Meelich; and standing are David Keast, Deanna Spirko, Katie Rusu, Jean Daliman and Anna Keck.

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR The Alzheimer’s Association is ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR The Alzheimer’s Association is presenting the 9th annual Forget-Me-Not Gala April 13. Some of the committee members planning the event are, seated from left, Janie Skusa and Mickey Meelich; ...


Neighbors | Natalie Scott.Some members from the cast of "The Jungle Book" are pictured together in costume at their rehearsal prior to play week Feb. 22.

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.Some members from the cast of "The ...

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.Some members from the cast of "The Jungle Book" are pictured together in costume at their rehearsal prior to play week Feb. 22.


Neighbors | Natalie Scott.A group of students show off their costumes for the middle school production of "The Jungle Book" during rehearsal Feb. 22.

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.A group of students show off their ...

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.A group of students show off their costumes for the middle school production of "The Jungle Book" during rehearsal Feb. 22.


Neighbors | Natalie Scott.A group of drama students show off their costumes for the Austintown Middle School production of "The Jungle Book" Feb. 22.

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.A group of drama students show off ...

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.A group of drama students show off their costumes for the Austintown Middle School production of "The Jungle Book" Feb. 22.


Neighbors | Natalie Scott.The cast of the Austintown Middle School production of "The Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling rehearsed a scene prior to play week Feb. 22.

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.The cast of the Austintown Middle School ...

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.The cast of the Austintown Middle School production of "The Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling rehearsed a scene prior to play week Feb. 22.


Neighbors | Natalie Scott.Monkeys from the Austintown Middle School production of "The Jungle Book" hung around together during rehearsal Feb. 22.

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.Monkeys from the Austintown Middle School production ...

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.Monkeys from the Austintown Middle School production of "The Jungle Book" hung around together during rehearsal Feb. 22.


Candice Smith, a sophomore at Canfield High School, and Tom Colucci, a senior, talk about the school evacuation because of a bomb threat. A handwritten note was found Thursday morning, prompting the district and Canfield police to close the school and search for a bomb.

Candice Smith, a sophomore at Canfield High School, and Tom ...

Candice Smith, a sophomore at Canfield High School, and Tom Colucci, a senior, talk about the school evacuation because of a bomb threat. A handwritten note was found Thursday morning, prompting the district and Canfield ...


Jerry O’Hara is president of the Garden District Neighborhood Association, which was formed in 2011. Its 80 members tend to the lower West Side neighborhood, which stretches from Fellows Riverside Gardens to Belle Vista Avenue. From there, it extends south to McCollum Road.

Jerry O’Hara is president of the Garden District Neighborhood Association, ...

Jerry O’Hara is president of the Garden District Neighborhood Association, which was formed in 2011. Its 80 members tend to the lower West Side neighborhood, which stretches from Fellows Riverside Gardens to Belle Vista Avenue. ...


Hubbard Township Officer Justin Rydarowicz reacts to being shocked with a stun gun as fellow Officer Ken Steepleton, left, and Youngstown Officer Carlo Eggleston assist during police training Thursday night in Hubbard.

Hubbard Township Officer Justin Rydarowicz reacts to being shocked with ...

Hubbard Township Officer Justin Rydarowicz reacts to being shocked with a stun gun as fellow Officer Ken Steepleton, left, and Youngstown Officer Carlo Eggleston assist during police training Thursday night in Hubbard.


Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul J. Gains discusses the indictments handed up against Zaryl Bush and Shain
Widdersheim in the death of her son Teddy Foltz, 14.

Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul J. Gains discusses the indictments handed ...

Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul J. Gains discusses the indictments handed up against Zaryl Bush and Shain Widdersheim in the death of her son Teddy Foltz, 14.


Philadelphia Flyers’ Scott Hartnell, left, and Pittsburgh Penguins’ James Neal collide with goalie Brian Boucher and slide into the net during the third period of a game Thursday in Philadelphia. The Penguins won 5-4.

Philadelphia Flyers’ Scott Hartnell, left, and Pittsburgh Penguins’ James Neal ...

Philadelphia Flyers’ Scott Hartnell, left, and Pittsburgh Penguins’ James Neal collide with goalie Brian Boucher and slide into the net during the third period of a game Thursday in Philadelphia. The Penguins won 5-4.


Maplewood’s Allison Bell (10) looks to pass after grabbing a rebound away from Lowellville’s Maddie Opritza (30) and Rachel Durbin (31). Maplewood won to advance to Saturday’s game against Berlin Hiland.

Maplewood’s Allison Bell (10) looks to pass after grabbing a ...

Maplewood’s Allison Bell (10) looks to pass after grabbing a rebound away from Lowellville’s Maddie Opritza (30) and Rachel Durbin (31). Maplewood won to advance to Saturday’s game against Berlin Hiland.


Longtime Mahoning Valley football coach Dick Angle, seated, announced his retirement Thursday at Howland High School. Michigan recruit De’Veon Smith, at podium, and other players saluted the Tigers’ 15-year head coach.

Longtime Mahoning Valley football coach Dick Angle, seated, announced his ...

Longtime Mahoning Valley football coach Dick Angle, seated, announced his retirement Thursday at Howland High School. Michigan recruit De’Veon Smith, at podium, and other players saluted the Tigers’ 15-year head coach.


Mark Baka, Stprm Lab Mgr, shows items students made using 3dprinter and additive manufacturing process.

Mark Baka, Stprm Lab Mgr, shows items students made using ...

Mark Baka, Stprm Lab Mgr, shows items students made using 3dprinter and additive manufacturing process.