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C.J. Frost of Canfield attempts to avoid being tripped by Josh Mossing of Toledo Central Catholic during their 138lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

C.J. Frost of Canfield attempts to avoid being tripped by ...

C.J. Frost of Canfield attempts to avoid being tripped by Josh Mossing of Toledo Central Catholic during their 138lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 ...


Daniel Hasson of Beaver Local takes down Preston Bowshier of Springfield Kenton Ridge during their 138lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Daniel Hasson of Beaver Local takes down Preston Bowshier of ...

Daniel Hasson of Beaver Local takes down Preston Bowshier of Springfield Kenton Ridge during their 138lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein ...


Georgio Poullas of Canfield goes for the slam of Luke Leonard of Fostoria during their 126lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Georgio Poullas of Canfield goes for the slam of Luke ...

Georgio Poullas of Canfield goes for the slam of Luke Leonard of Fostoria during their 126lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein ...


David-Brian Whister of Howland attempts to work to the back of Andrew Dunn of Hamilton Ross during their 152lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

David-Brian Whister of Howland attempts to work to the back ...

David-Brian Whister of Howland attempts to work to the back of Andrew Dunn of Hamilton Ross during their 152lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 ...


Korey Frost of Canfield scores points with a near fall of Mike Stewart of Marengo Highland during their 120lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Korey Frost of Canfield scores points with a near fall ...

Korey Frost of Canfield scores points with a near fall of Mike Stewart of Marengo Highland during their 120lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 ...


Nick Cardiero of Giard makes a move to take the back of Jared Pack of Centerburg during their 170lb Division 3 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Nick Cardiero of Giard makes a move to take the ...

Nick Cardiero of Giard makes a move to take the back of Jared Pack of Centerburg during their 170lb Division 3 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 ...


Zach Jamieson of Brookfield has his wrist controlled by Jake Datz of London Madison Plains during their 170lb Division 3 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Zach Jamieson of Brookfield has his wrist controlled by Jake ...

Zach Jamieson of Brookfield has his wrist controlled by Jake Datz of London Madison Plains during their 170lb Division 3 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at ...


Korey Frost of Canfield attempts to drag down Mike Stewart of Marengo Highland down to the mat during their 120lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Korey Frost of Canfield attempts to drag down Mike Stewart ...

Korey Frost of Canfield attempts to drag down Mike Stewart of Marengo Highland down to the mat during their 120lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, ...


Georgio Poullas of Canfield works to control the arm of Luke Leonard of Fostoria during their 126lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Georgio Poullas of Canfield works to control the arm of ...

Georgio Poullas of Canfield works to control the arm of Luke Leonard of Fostoria during their 126lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome ...


David-Brian Whister of Howland slips out of a takedown attempt from Andrew Dunn of Hamilton Ross during their 152lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

David-Brian Whister of Howland slips out of a takedown attempt ...

David-Brian Whister of Howland slips out of a takedown attempt from Andrew Dunn of Hamilton Ross during their 152lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 ...


Mitch Tikkanen of Jackson-Milton attempts to gain control of Brady Barnett of Milan Edison as the two wrestle on the mat during their 113lb Division 3 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Mitch Tikkanen of Jackson-Milton attempts to gain control of Brady ...

Mitch Tikkanen of Jackson-Milton attempts to gain control of Brady Barnett of Milan Edison as the two wrestle on the mat during their 113lb Division 3 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling ...


Alex Potts of East Liverpool attempts to throw Josh Venia of Toledo Central Catholic to the mat during their 106lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Alex Potts of East Liverpool attempts to throw Josh Venia ...

Alex Potts of East Liverpool attempts to throw Josh Venia of Toledo Central Catholic to the mat during their 106lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, ...


Nick Cardiero of Girard looks for a opening to make a move on Jared Pack of Centerburg during their 170lb Division 3 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Nick Cardiero of Girard looks for a opening to make ...

Nick Cardiero of Girard looks for a opening to make a move on Jared Pack of Centerburg during their 170lb Division 3 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, ...


Mike Audi of Poland rolls over Tye Smith of Washington Court House to go for a pin during their 170lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Mike Audi of Poland rolls over Tye Smith of Washington ...

Mike Audi of Poland rolls over Tye Smith of Washington Court House to go for a pin during their 170lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, ...


Mario Graziani of Boardman scores points with a near fall of Trey Grine of Fremont Ross during their 145lb Division 1 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Mario Graziani of Boardman scores points with a near fall ...

Mario Graziani of Boardman scores points with a near fall of Trey Grine of Fremont Ross during their 145lb Division 1 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 ...


Camran Rezapourian of Fitch attempts to take down Jakob Hinz of Westerville North during their 170lb Division 1 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Camran Rezapourian of Fitch attempts to take down Jakob Hinz ...

Camran Rezapourian of Fitch attempts to take down Jakob Hinz of Westerville North during their 170lb Division 1 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein ...


Cody Martsolf of Beaver Local attempts to go for the trip of Jquan Fisher of Toledo Central Catholic during their 285lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Cody Martsolf of Beaver Local attempts to go for the ...

Cody Martsolf of Beaver Local attempts to go for the trip of Jquan Fisher of Toledo Central Catholic during their 285lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February ...


Camran Rezapourian of Fitch attempts to take down Jakob Hinz of Westerville North during their 170lb Division 1 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Camran Rezapourian of Fitch attempts to take down Jakob Hinz ...

Camran Rezapourian of Fitch attempts to take down Jakob Hinz of Westerville North during their 170lb Division 1 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein ...


Logan Sharp of West Branch attempts to free his arm from the control of Chase Henderson of Franklin during their 285lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Logan Sharp of West Branch attempts to free his arm ...

Logan Sharp of West Branch attempts to free his arm from the control of Chase Henderson of Franklin during their 285lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February ...


Mike Audi of Poland works to take the back of Tye Smith of Washington Court House during their 170lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Mike Audi of Poland works to take the back of ...

Mike Audi of Poland works to take the back of Tye Smith of Washington Court House during their 170lb Division 2 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 ...


Mario Graziani of Boardman attempts to take the back of Trey Grine of Fremont Ross during their 145lb Division 1 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Mario Graziani of Boardman attempts to take the back of ...

Mario Graziani of Boardman attempts to take the back of Trey Grine of Fremont Ross during their 145lb Division 1 championship bracket bout during the State High School Wrestling meet on February 27, 2014 at ...


Atty. Neil Atway

Atty. Neil Atway

Atty. Neil Atway


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Atty. Scott Cochran

Atty. Scott Cochran

Atty. Scott Cochran


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Allison Oltmann of the American Heart Association spoke recently at a meeting of the Youngstown Lions Club in honor of National Wear Red Day. She informed members about heart disease, the leading cause of death in America, including early warning signs and ways to prevent heart attacks and strokes. Oltmann also congratulated CVS for its decision to stop selling tobacco products.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Allison Oltmann of the American Heart ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Allison Oltmann of the American Heart Association spoke recently at a meeting of the Youngstown Lions Club in honor of National Wear Red Day. She informed members about heart disease, the ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
From left are Rosemary Kokor, Grace Kontiris and Donna Lewis, who launched the February meeting for Beta Chi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. Kokor and Lewis were hostesses, and Kontiris spoke to the group about the Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Trumbull County. Delta Kappa Gamma Society International promotes excellence in education and growth of women teachers.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR From left are Rosemary Kokor, Grace ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR From left are Rosemary Kokor, Grace Kontiris and Donna Lewis, who launched the February meeting for Beta Chi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. Kokor and Lewis were hostesses, and Kontiris spoke ...


Darius Rucker performs at the 47th annual CMA Awards with a performance of "Wagon Wheel" at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)

Darius Rucker performs at the 47th annual CMA Awards with ...

Darius Rucker performs at the 47th annual CMA Awards with a performance of "Wagon Wheel" at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)


Martha, played by Liz Conrad, makes pancakes for Megs, played by Timothy Thomas, during a dress rehearsal of “Strange Snow” at the Youngstown Playhouse. The play opens Friday and runs weekends through March 9.

Martha, played by Liz Conrad, makes pancakes for Megs, played ...

Martha, played by Liz Conrad, makes pancakes for Megs, played by Timothy Thomas, during a dress rehearsal of “Strange Snow” at the Youngstown Playhouse. The play opens Friday and runs weekends through March 9.


From left, Connor Bezeredi, Natalie Martzial and Ashley Whited in a scene from Youngstown State University Theater’s production of “Twelfth Night in 2014.”

From left, Connor Bezeredi, Natalie Martzial and Ashley Whited in ...

From left, Connor Bezeredi, Natalie Martzial and Ashley Whited in a scene from Youngstown State University Theater’s production of “Twelfth Night in 2014.”


Cherry blossoms begin to open.

Cherry blossoms begin to open.

Cherry blossoms begin to open.


Youngstown Police officers Mike Marciano, left, and Michael Fox, sport mustaches during a party Wednesday at Royal Oaks in Youngstown. City officers on midnight turn organized a mustache contest as a fundraiser for the Michael Hartzell scholarship fund. Hartzell was a police officer killed in the line of duty in April 2003.

Youngstown Police officers Mike Marciano, left, and Michael Fox, sport ...

Youngstown Police officers Mike Marciano, left, and Michael Fox, sport mustaches during a party Wednesday at Royal Oaks in Youngstown. City officers on midnight turn organized a mustache contest as a fundraiser for the Michael ...


Ian Beniston, deputy director of Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., shows police service calls in a neighborhood during a meeting to gather community input on how to better stabilize and develop neighborhoods in the present and future.

Ian Beniston, deputy director of Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., shows ...

Ian Beniston, deputy director of Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., shows police service calls in a neighborhood during a meeting to gather community input on how to better stabilize and develop neighborhoods in the present and ...


Howland wrestler David-Brian Whisler, bottom, practices with Canfield’s Georgio Poullas during wrestling media day on Tuesday at Canfield High School. Whisler, who will compete this weekend in Division II, is looking to improve on his fourth place finish at last year’s state tournament.

Howland wrestler David-Brian Whisler, bottom, practices with Canfield’s Georgio Poullas ...

Howland wrestler David-Brian Whisler, bottom, practices with Canfield’s Georgio Poullas during wrestling media day on Tuesday at Canfield High School. Whisler, who will compete this weekend in Division II, is looking to improve on his ...


Mooney forward Ross Lanzo drives toward the basket against Lakeview defender Tom Bell during the first half of their Division II sectional semifinal Wednesday at Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown. The Cardinals downed the Bulldogs, 53-30.

Mooney forward Ross Lanzo drives toward the basket against Lakeview ...

Mooney forward Ross Lanzo drives toward the basket against Lakeview defender Tom Bell during the first half of their Division II sectional semifinal Wednesday at Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown. The Cardinals downed the ...


Struthers Ray’Quan Phifer (4) blocks a shot by West Branch’s Jerian Thomas during the second half of their Division II sectional semifinal Wednesday at the Struthers Fieldhouse. The Wildcats defeated the Warriors, 71-58, behind Phifer, who scored a team-high 20 points.

Struthers Ray’Quan Phifer (4) blocks a shot by West Branch’s ...

Struthers Ray’Quan Phifer (4) blocks a shot by West Branch’s Jerian Thomas during the second half of their Division II sectional semifinal Wednesday at the Struthers Fieldhouse. The Wildcats defeated the Warriors, 71-58, behind Phifer, ...


Braxton Hollis, 9, of Howland, has collected more than 2,000 pounds of food that he has donated to Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, which put a smile on the face of Michael Iberis, food bank executive director. The food bank kicked off its 23rd annual Harvest for Hunger campaign Wednesday at the organization’s headquarters on Salt Springs Road in Youngstown.

Braxton Hollis, 9, of Howland, has collected more than 2,000 ...

Braxton Hollis, 9, of Howland, has collected more than 2,000 pounds of food that he has donated to Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, which put a smile on the face of Michael ...