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Some of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, 29014, raid at Terri Wylie's Smith Township property.

Some of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, ...

Some of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, 29014, raid at Terri Wylie's Smith Township property.


Chris Flak, Mahoning County humane agent, with 1 of the 105 dogs confiscated during the raid at Terri Wylie's Smith Township property.

Chris Flak, Mahoning County humane agent, with 1 of the ...

Chris Flak, Mahoning County humane agent, with 1 of the 105 dogs confiscated during the raid at Terri Wylie's Smith Township property.


Animal Charity office manager Shalyses Bolash carries 2 of the 105 dogs confiscated during a raid at a Smith Township Benton home Jan. 17, 2014.

Animal Charity office manager Shalyses Bolash carries 2 of the ...

Animal Charity office manager Shalyses Bolash carries 2 of the 105 dogs confiscated during a raid at a Smith Township Benton home Jan. 17, 2014.


Kayley Frost carries 1 of the 105 dogs confiscated during the raid of Terri Wylie's Smith Township property Jan. 17, 2014.

Kayley Frost carries 1 of the 105 dogs confiscated during ...

Kayley Frost carries 1 of the 105 dogs confiscated during the raid of Terri Wylie's Smith Township property Jan. 17, 2014.


Kevin Hallquist, deputy dog warden, and Kayley Frost  of Animal Charity carry some of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, 2014, raid at Terri Wylie's Smith Township property.

Kevin Hallquist, deputy dog warden, and Kayley Frost of Animal ...

Kevin Hallquist, deputy dog warden, and Kayley Frost of Animal Charity carry some of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, 2014, raid at Terri Wylie's Smith Township property.


One of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, 2014, raid at Terri Wylie's Smith Township property.

One of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, ...

One of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, 2014, raid at Terri Wylie's Smith Township property.


Kayley Frost of Mahoning County Animal Charity Humane Society carries 1 of the 105 dogs confiscated during a raid at a Smith Township home Jan. 1, 2014.

Kayley Frost of Mahoning County Animal Charity Humane Society carries ...

Kayley Frost of Mahoning County Animal Charity Humane Society carries 1 of the 105 dogs confiscated during a raid at a Smith Township home Jan. 1, 2014.


Two of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, 2014, raid of Terri Wylie's Smith Township property.

Two of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, ...

Two of the 105 dogs confiscated during the Jan. 17, 2014, raid of Terri Wylie's Smith Township property.


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william D. Lewis The Vindicator  Frieda Anderson Martin, owner of popular longtiome jazz club on Y-towns Northside.

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin, owner of ...

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin, owner of popular longtiome jazz club on Y-towns Northside.


william D. Lewis The Vindicator  Dan Colaluca of Youngstown is one of many musicians to stop by longtime jazz and blues club , Frieda's on Y-towns Northside for a Friday night jam session.

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Dan Colaluca of Youngstown is ...

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Dan Colaluca of Youngstown is one of many musicians to stop by longtime jazz and blues club , Frieda's on Y-towns Northside for a Friday night jam session.


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william D. Lewis The Vindicator  Frieda Anderson Martin, and her husband David MArtin owners of popular longtime jazz club on Y-towns Northside.

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin, and her ...

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin, and her husband David MArtin owners of popular longtime jazz club on Y-towns Northside.


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william D. Lewis The Vindicator Musicians from left: Doc Holiday, bass, Robert "New York" Evans and Howard Howell play during a Friday night Jam Session at  popular longtime jazz club , Frieda's on Y-towns Northside

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Musicians from left: Doc Holiday, ...

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Musicians from left: Doc Holiday, bass, Robert "New York" Evans and Howard Howell play during a Friday night Jam Session at popular longtime jazz club , Frieda's on Y-towns Northside


william D. Lewis The Vindicator  Frieda Anderson Martin owner of popular longtime jazz club , Frieda's on Y-towns Northside hold a photo of local musician Boogie D who helped her get live music started at the club.

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin owner of ...

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin owner of popular longtime jazz club , Frieda's on Y-towns Northside hold a photo of local musician Boogie D who helped her get live music started at ...


william D. Lewis The Vindicator  Frieda Anderson Martin, and her husband David MArtin owners of popular longtime jazz club on Y-towns Northside.

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin, and her ...

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin, and her husband David MArtin owners of popular longtime jazz club on Y-towns Northside.


william D. Lewis The Vindicator  Frieda Anderson Martin,  owner of popular longtime jazz club on Y-towns Northside.

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin, owner of ...

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin, owner of popular longtime jazz club on Y-towns Northside.


william D. Lewis The Vindicator  Frieda Anderson Martin owner of popular longtime jazz club , Frieda's on Y-towns Northside  is one of the few places in town where a pay phone can be found.

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin owner of ...

william D. Lewis The Vindicator Frieda Anderson Martin owner of popular longtime jazz club , Frieda's on Y-towns Northside is one of the few places in town where a pay phone can be found.


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Students and staff members at Hubbard’s St. Patrick School, a Lumen Christi School, collected household and personal care items for donation to Beatitude House. Students delivered the items and stocked the shelves to enable Beatitude House to continue to help those in need. In the front, from left to right, are Michael Hamad, Simon Yesh, J.J. Scarmuzzi and Jordan Serrano. In back are Cooper Muccio, Treshaunti Brown, Daniella Hosack, Giavanna Hosack, Katie Cigolle and Ryan Baytosh.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Students and staff members at Hubbard’s ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Students and staff members at Hubbard’s St. Patrick School, a Lumen Christi School, collected household and personal care items for donation to Beatitude House. Students delivered the items and stocked the ...


William Romigh Jr. and Taylor Cooper

William Romigh Jr. and Taylor Cooper

William Romigh Jr. and Taylor Cooper


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Carmen DeLucia and Kimberly Rutkowski

Carmen DeLucia and Kimberly Rutkowski

Carmen DeLucia and Kimberly Rutkowski


Joshua D. Stipanovich and Carrie M. DeMarco

Joshua D. Stipanovich and Carrie M. DeMarco

Joshua D. Stipanovich and Carrie M. DeMarco


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The Youngstown Lions Club recently recognized members for their service with a Chevron Award from Tom Zickafoose, district governor. From left are Don Mathews, 25 years; Ron Serich, 10 years; and Pete Noll, 15 years. Bill Ruggles, last year’s president, received a patch for a successful year in 2012-2013. Other award recipients were George Kolesar, 15 years; Ron Smith, 25 years; and Bill Bennett, 30 years.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Youngstown Lions Club recently recognized ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Youngstown Lions Club recently recognized members for their service with a Chevron Award from Tom Zickafoose, district governor. From left are Don Mathews, 25 years; Ron Serich, 10 years; and ...


Morgan Zamary and Jeffrey Talty

Morgan Zamary and Jeffrey Talty

Morgan Zamary and Jeffrey Talty


Doug W. Moon and Deborah M. Taylor

Doug W. Moon and Deborah M. Taylor

Doug W. Moon and Deborah M. Taylor


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The Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University sponsored a professional commitment white-coat ceremony in November. The ceremony is for third-year pharmacy majors. Eight 2011 high school graduates from the area participated. They are, from left, Lauren DePietro, Cardinal Mooney; Matthew Smaldino, Amanda Volosin and Danielle Petrus, all of Boardman; Adriana Sikora, Poland; Helena Ladd, Boardman; Pat Gayetsky, Poland; and Eric Sklenar, Mooney.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Raabe College of Pharmacy at ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University sponsored a professional commitment white-coat ceremony in November. The ceremony is for third-year pharmacy majors. Eight 2011 high school graduates from the ...


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The Rotary Club of Youngstown welcomed its newest member, Carol Rimedio Righetti, Mahoning County Commissioner, above, at its Jan. 8 meeting. She is the first new member of 2014. Righetti was welcomed to the club by Scott Schulick, president, on the right, and her sponsor is Richard Hahn, on the left. Hahn has been soliciting Righetti’s membership for seven years, and the deciding factor was the Operation Warm project last year, which provided coats for children at Harding Elementary School and several other schools in the city. Righetti said that after experiencing what Rotary does in the community, she knew she wanted to be involved in the organization.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Rotary Club of Youngstown welcomed ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Rotary Club of Youngstown welcomed its newest member, Carol Rimedio Righetti, Mahoning County Commissioner, above, at its Jan. 8 meeting. She is the first new member of 2014. Righetti was ...


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The Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield, will sponsor its 7th annual Valentine’s Day Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Chef Rich Herrera, above, owner of the Broad Street Diner in Canfield, will cater it. His daughter Paige is on the right, and on the left is Sue Ricciutti, a member of the Ursuline Center Planning Committee. Tickets are $25 and include dinner, dessert, drinks including wine, and entertainment by the Mahoning Valley Chorale Group under the direction of Kris Harper. Proceeds will benefit the center. To order tickets call Peggy Eicher at 330-792-7636. For information visit theursulinecenter.org.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield, will sponsor its 7th annual Valentine’s Day Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Chef Rich Herrera, above, owner of the Broad Street Diner in ...


Struthers Fire Chief Gary Mudryk can park only one fire engine inside the main fire station on Elm Street. The station, built in 1943, simply can’t support the weight of the city’s two engines, which are a combined 70,000 pounds. In 1943, one firetruck weighed about 15,000 pounds.

Struthers Fire Chief Gary Mudryk can park only one fire ...

Struthers Fire Chief Gary Mudryk can park only one fire engine inside the main fire station on Elm Street. The station, built in 1943, simply can’t support the weight of the city’s two engines, which ...


The Phantoms’ Kyle Connor takes a shot on goal during Saturday’s game against Team USA at the Covelli
Centre. Connor scored five points last weekend — a feat that earned him the USHL Forward of the Week Award.

The Phantoms’ Kyle Connor takes a shot on goal during ...

The Phantoms’ Kyle Connor takes a shot on goal during Saturday’s game against Team USA at the Covelli Centre. Connor scored five points last weekend — a feat that earned him the USHL Forward of ...


Youngstown State’s Monica Touvelle looks to pass around Wisconsin-Green Bay defender Mehryn Kraker (10) during a game Thursday at YSU’s Beeghly Center. Touvelle posted 15 points for the Penguins, who for the first time in school history downed the Phoenix at home, 66-57.

Youngstown State’s Monica Touvelle looks to pass around Wisconsin-Green Bay ...

Youngstown State’s Monica Touvelle looks to pass around Wisconsin-Green Bay defender Mehryn Kraker (10) during a game Thursday at YSU’s Beeghly Center. Touvelle posted 15 points for the Penguins, who for the first time in ...


Rhyan Pegues, a fifth-grader at Youngstown’s McGuffey Elementary School, and Paula Cipriano, a special-education teacher at the school who works with Legacy Dog Rescue, pose with Nessa, a dog Legacy found a new home for after Dr. John Owen, a Howland veterinarian, repaired her broken leg.

Rhyan Pegues, a fifth-grader at Youngstown’s McGuffey Elementary School, and ...

Rhyan Pegues, a fifth-grader at Youngstown’s McGuffey Elementary School, and Paula Cipriano, a special-education teacher at the school who works with Legacy Dog Rescue, pose with Nessa, a dog Legacy found a new home for ...


James Zehringer, director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, which regulates the oil and gas
industry in Ohio, was a guest speaker at a Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber luncheon. Also speaking
Thursday was Rick Simmers, ODNR’s chief of the division of oil and gas resource management.

James Zehringer, director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, ...

James Zehringer, director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, which regulates the oil and gas industry in Ohio, was a guest speaker at a Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber luncheon. Also speaking Thursday was Rick Simmers, ...


The 2014 Struthers girls basketball team is 9-3 overall and 3-1 in the All-American Conference American Division thanks to the efforts of three sets of sisters, including a pair of twins. They are, from left, McKenna Shives, Torre Smrek, Ashley Kane, Caitlin Kane, Halle Smrek, Karli Shives and Holly Kane.

The 2014 Struthers girls basketball team is 9-3 overall and ...

The 2014 Struthers girls basketball team is 9-3 overall and 3-1 in the All-American Conference American Division thanks to the efforts of three sets of sisters, including a pair of twins. They are, from left, ...