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William D. Lewis The Vindicator  Looking West on Federal St at sunset in downtown Youngstown.

William D. Lewis The Vindicator Looking West on Federal St ...

William D. Lewis The Vindicator Looking West on Federal St at sunset in downtown Youngstown.


William D. Lewis The Vindicator  Looking West on Federal St at sunset in downtown Youngstown.

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William D. Lewis The Vindicator Looking West on Federal St at sunset in downtown Youngstown.


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William D. Lewis The Vindicator  Looking West on Federal St at sunset in downtown Youngstown.

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William D. Lewis The Vindicator Looking West on Federal St at sunset in downtown Youngstown.


William D. Lewis The Vindicator  First  National Bank building seen from 3rd level of a parking deck at sunset in downtown Youngstown.

William D. Lewis The Vindicator First National Bank building seen ...

William D. Lewis The Vindicator First National Bank building seen from 3rd level of a parking deck at sunset in downtown Youngstown.


William D. Lewis The Vindicator  Looking West on Federal St at sunset in downtown Youngstown.

William D. Lewis The Vindicator Looking West on Federal St ...

William D. Lewis The Vindicator Looking West on Federal St at sunset in downtown Youngstown.


William D. Lewis The Vindicator  Looking West on Federal St at sunset in downtown Youngstown.

William D. Lewis The Vindicator Looking West on Federal St ...

William D. Lewis The Vindicator Looking West on Federal St at sunset in downtown Youngstown.


William D. Lewis The Vindicator The Home Savings building is reflected in a window of the PNC building at sunset in downtown Youngstown.

William D. Lewis The Vindicator The Home Savings building is ...

William D. Lewis The Vindicator The Home Savings building is reflected in a window of the PNC building at sunset in downtown Youngstown.


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CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Tori Augustine of Boardman tees off on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Tori Augustine of Boardman ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Tori Augustine of Boardman tees off on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Emily Koehler of Vienna chips her ball from the fairway to the green on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Emily Koehler of Vienna ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Emily Koehler of Vienna chips her ball from the fairway to the green on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Sydney Heninbaugh of Youngstown tees off on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Sydney Heninbaugh of Youngstown ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Sydney Heninbaugh of Youngstown tees off on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Taylor Vassis of Vienna reacts after hitting her tee show into the woods and watching it bounce back into the fairway on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Taylor Vassis of Vienna ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Taylor Vassis of Vienna reacts after hitting her tee show into the woods and watching it bounce back into the fairway on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Tori Augustine of Boardman chips her ball from the fairway to the green on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Tori Augustine of Boardman ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Tori Augustine of Boardman chips her ball from the fairway to the green on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Emily Marcavish of Liberty tees off on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Emily Marcavish of Liberty ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Emily Marcavish of Liberty tees off on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Cait Butler of Canfield reacts after watching her long putt fall shot of the hole on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Cait Butler of Canfield ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Cait Butler of Canfield reacts after watching her long putt fall shot of the hole on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Ally Moreschi of Columbiana tees off on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Ally Moreschi of Columbiana ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Ally Moreschi of Columbiana tees off on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Alexis Eddy of Kennedy follows her tee shot on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Alexis Eddy of Kennedy ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Alexis Eddy of Kennedy follows her tee shot on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Kara Seeco of Boardman chips her ball from the fairway to the green on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Kara Seeco of Boardman ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Kara Seeco of Boardman chips her ball from the fairway to the green on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Kara Seeco of Boardman smiles as her ball drops into the hole on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Kara Seeco of Boardman ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Kara Seeco of Boardman smiles as her ball drops into the hole on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Britney Jonda of Boardman reacts after he putt stopped shot of the hole on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Britney Jonda of Boardman ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Britney Jonda of Boardman reacts after he putt stopped shot of the hole on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Ally Moreschi of Columbiana follows through on her putt on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Ally Moreschi of Columbiana ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Ally Moreschi of Columbiana follows through on her putt on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Nicolette Eddy follows her ball after chipping out of the rough on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Nicolette Eddy follows her ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Nicolette Eddy follows her ball after chipping out of the rough on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Kara Seeco of Boardman watches as her ball break toward the hole on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Kara Seeco of Boardman ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Kara Seeco of Boardman watches as her ball break toward the hole on the 8th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Ally Moreschi of Columbiana smiles while watching her ball break away from the hole after a chip shot on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Ally Moreschi of Columbiana ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Ally Moreschi of Columbiana smiles while watching her ball break away from the hole after a chip shot on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during ...


CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Britney Jonda of Boardman tees off on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Britney Jonda of Boardman ...

CANFIELD, OHIO - JUNE 30, 2014: Britney Jonda of Boardman tees off on the 7th hole Monday morning at Diamondback Golf Course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown ...


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Jamestown infielder Erik Lunde shows the ball to the umpire after tagging out Scrappers baserunner D’Vone McClure during Sunday’s New York-Penn League game at Eastwood Field.

Jamestown infielder Erik Lunde shows the ball to the umpire ...

Jamestown infielder Erik Lunde shows the ball to the umpire after tagging out Scrappers baserunner D’Vone McClure during Sunday’s New York-Penn League game at Eastwood Field.


Judge R.R. Denny Clunk was appointed interim judge of Mahoning County Probate Court on March 14.

Judge R.R. Denny Clunk was appointed interim judge of Mahoning ...

Judge R.R. Denny Clunk was appointed interim judge of Mahoning County Probate Court on March 14.


Leetonia resident Jared Channell of BirdFish Brewing was pleasantly surprised when he learned the Canfield Fair
would debut a home-brew competition this year.

Leetonia resident Jared Channell of BirdFish Brewing was pleasantly surprised ...

Leetonia resident Jared Channell of BirdFish Brewing was pleasantly surprised when he learned the Canfield Fair would debut a home-brew competition this year.


Scourge ballcarrier Brandon Rutland (5) looks for running room while being pursued by Cleveland Patriots KayRon Purdie (53 and Weadell Chery (80) during Sunday’s game in Poland. Behind Rutland is Scourge teammate Jaymes Williams (8).

Scourge ballcarrier Brandon Rutland (5) looks for running room while ...

Scourge ballcarrier Brandon Rutland (5) looks for running room while being pursued by Cleveland Patriots KayRon Purdie (53 and Weadell Chery (80) during Sunday’s game in Poland. Behind Rutland is Scourge teammate Jaymes Williams (8).


Ryan Ford, a Niles High School football player, right, chows down on a hot dog during an eating contest at Harry Stevens Hot Dog Day on Sunday. At left is Niles football coach Luke Stucke.

Ryan Ford, a Niles High School football player, right, chows ...

Ryan Ford, a Niles High School football player, right, chows down on a hot dog during an eating contest at Harry Stevens Hot Dog Day on Sunday. At left is Niles football coach Luke Stucke.


Indians designated hitter Carlos Santana breaks his bat as he grounds out against the Mariners on Sunday in
Seattle.

Indians designated hitter Carlos Santana breaks his bat as he ...

Indians designated hitter Carlos Santana breaks his bat as he grounds out against the Mariners on Sunday in Seattle.


William d Lewis The Vindcaotr  Richard Watts of Girard speaks during a ceremony honoring 5 Girard men killed in Vietnam. At left is Landon McCauley, owner of Chestys Blue Collar Tavern in Girard where the event was held. At right is localartisit Ray Simon who created the artwork.

William d Lewis The Vindcaotr Richard Watts of Girard speaks ...

William d Lewis The Vindcaotr Richard Watts of Girard speaks during a ceremony honoring 5 Girard men killed in Vietnam. At left is Landon McCauley, owner of Chestys Blue Collar Tavern in Girard where the ...


Photo of 16-year old Gina Burger; the victim found June 24, 2014 in a Mercer County landfill.

Photo of 16-year old Gina Burger; the victim found June ...

Photo of 16-year old Gina Burger; the victim found June 24, 2014 in a Mercer County landfill.


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The Links Inc. recently installed new officers including, from left, Monica Hoskins-Vann, Marge Staples, Anne R. Cobbin, Krishmu Shipmon, Sarah Brown-Clark and Janice L. Beachum. Juanita Davis also was installed.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Links Inc. recently installed new ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Links Inc. recently installed new officers including, from left, Monica Hoskins-Vann, Marge Staples, Anne R. Cobbin, Krishmu Shipmon, Sarah Brown-Clark and Janice L. Beachum. Juanita Davis also was installed.


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Helen Lucas, 100, of Austintown,  above, won a Juror’s Choice Award. Winning an award for Creativity was Janet Freisen of Austintown, at left.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Helen Lucas, 100, of Austintown, above, ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Helen Lucas, 100, of Austintown, above, won a Juror’s Choice Award. Winning an award for Creativity was Janet Freisen of Austintown, at left.


Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Williams

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Williams

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Williams


Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reda

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reda

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reda


Mr. and Mrs. William Clay

Mr. and Mrs. William Clay

Mr. and Mrs. William Clay


Michael A. Pasquale and Emily A. Scott

Michael A. Pasquale and Emily A. Scott

Michael A. Pasquale and Emily A. Scott


Jennifer M. Keller and Dean J. Frederick

Jennifer M. Keller and Dean J. Frederick

Jennifer M. Keller and Dean J. Frederick


Nicole K. Sabo and Wesley J. Pethtel

Nicole K. Sabo and Wesley J. Pethtel

Nicole K. Sabo and Wesley J. Pethtel


Joshua Farr and Brittany McFeely

Joshua Farr and Brittany McFeely

Joshua Farr and Brittany McFeely


Eric Anticola and Jenna Stanko

Eric Anticola and Jenna Stanko

Eric Anticola and Jenna Stanko


Ryan Miller and Mollie Patrick

Ryan Miller and Mollie Patrick

Ryan Miller and Mollie Patrick


The Links inductees, above, were required to attend orientation workshops and pass a 
rigorous test before their induction. During the ceremony, each inductee was presented with a white rose, the flower that symbolizes The Links. After the induction, they each 
received a Links pin and numerous gifts from their Links sisters. From left are Ruthie King, Ursula Perdue, Dr. Sabine Barlatt, Audrey Gillian and Theresa Yarboro.

The Links inductees, above, were required to attend orientation workshops ...

The Links inductees, above, were required to attend orientation workshops and pass a rigorous test before their induction. During the ceremony, each inductee was presented with a white rose, the flower that symbolizes The Links. ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR: 
The Hope House Visitation Center of Youngstown has planned a fundraiser in the form of a golf outing, to take place Aug. 15 at the Youngstown Country Club. Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini will be the celebrity golfer. From left to right are A.J. Turner, Maria Meadors, Denise DeBartolo York, Matt Taylor, Carole Bopp and Mancini.

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR: The Hope House Visitation ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR: The Hope House Visitation Center of Youngstown has planned a fundraiser in the form of a golf outing, to take place Aug. 15 at the Youngstown Country Club. Ray ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Sue Stoddart with items that will be available for purchase at the Upton House garage sale set for July 11 and 12. It will take place at Upton House, 380 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. Books, tools, toys, housewares and jewelry will be for sale. There also will be an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. It will be themed “Feed the Baby” and feature vintage items used to feed babies. For information visit www.uptonhouse.org.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Sue Stoddart with items that will ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Sue Stoddart with items that will be available for purchase at the Upton House garage sale set for July 11 and 12. It will take place at Upton House, 380 Mahoning ...


Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene speaks as Canfield Police Chief Chuck Colucci looks on during Thursday
night’s sales-tax hearing at the Covelli Centre.

Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene speaks as Canfield Police Chief ...

Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene speaks as Canfield Police Chief Chuck Colucci looks on during Thursday night’s sales-tax hearing at the Covelli Centre.


NBA Commissioner Adam Silver congratulates former Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins after Wiggins was selected as the No. 1 pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2014 NBA draft Thursday at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver congratulates former Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins ...

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver congratulates former Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins after Wiggins was selected as the No. 1 pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2014 NBA draft Thursday at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, ...


For his senior capstone project, 18-year-old Nick Frank, who graduated from Lowellville High School earlier this month, composed a piece of music that was performed by his school’s concert band. With him is Bob Antonucci, Lowellville’s band teacher and a mentor for Frank’s project.

For his senior capstone project, 18-year-old Nick Frank, who graduated ...

For his senior capstone project, 18-year-old Nick Frank, who graduated from Lowellville High School earlier this month, composed a piece of music that was performed by his school’s concert band. With him is Bob Antonucci, ...


St. Michael Garden Guild of Canfield recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary Flower Show. The following members received blue ribbons at the event, which took place in the parish hall. From left, sitting, are Janet Murray, Debbie Sulenski, Mary Ann Silvestri and Liz Rehlinger; and standing are Marilyn Chui, Kaaren Cabraja, Carol Cartwright, Cookie Beeman, Doe Gallagher, Pat Hoyle, Kaye Smith and Mag Mitchell. SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

St. Michael Garden Guild of Canfield recently celebrated its 50th ...

St. Michael Garden Guild of Canfield recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary Flower Show. The following members received blue ribbons at the event, which took place in the parish hall. From left, sitting, are Janet Murray, ...


The Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown presented three $1,000 scholarships during the flower show on June 15 at the Davis Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks. Recipients are Autumn Dixon, Joseph Fagnano and Taylor Holzer. Dixon is studying horticultural science at Kent State Salem. Fagnano will major in biology and agricultural sciences at Youngstown State University in the fall. Holzer will attend Kent State Salem in the fall and major in horticulture. From left to right are JoAnn Vlacancich, third vice president and scholarship chairwoman; Fagnano; Dixon; Holzer; and Mary Schall, president of the club. SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

The Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown presented three $1,000 scholarships ...

The Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown presented three $1,000 scholarships during the flower show on June 15 at the Davis Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks. Recipients are Autumn Dixon, Joseph Fagnano and ...


Mark Loewe, nearest chair, vice president at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course, and Bill Borck, also with Hollywood Gaming, interview prospective employees of the new racino at Stambaugh Auditorium Wednesday. The racino also hosted a job fair in Austintown earlier this month and is expected to open in the fall.

Mark Loewe, nearest chair, vice president at Hollywood Gaming at ...

Mark Loewe, nearest chair, vice president at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course, and Bill Borck, also with Hollywood Gaming, interview prospective employees of the new racino at Stambaugh Auditorium Wednesday. The racino also ...


An image of the app open on a smart phone.

An image of the app open on a smart phone.

An image of the app open on a smart phone.


Col. Bill Phillips, left and Ethan Libert, right, shake hands Wednesday after Ethan was sworn in as an honorary second lieutenant as part of the 910th Airlift Wing’s Pilot For A Day program.

Col. Bill Phillips, left and Ethan Libert, right, shake hands ...

Col. Bill Phillips, left and Ethan Libert, right, shake hands Wednesday after Ethan was sworn in as an honorary second lieutenant as part of the 910th Airlift Wing’s Pilot For A Day program.


Robert Marino watches as Jaylene Varcas, 13, of Struthers tosses a Frisbee during the program. Each student
took a turn tossing the Frisbee while other students measured the distance of the throw.

Robert Marino watches as Jaylene Varcas, 13, of Struthers tosses ...

Robert Marino watches as Jaylene Varcas, 13, of Struthers tosses a Frisbee during the program. Each student took a turn tossing the Frisbee while other students measured the distance of the throw.


Nancy Yuhasz, chancellor of the Diocese of Youngstown, will retire Tuesday. Her last work day is Friday. Her career in the diocese, where she started as a secretary, spans 40 years.

Nancy Yuhasz, chancellor of the Diocese of Youngstown, will retire ...

Nancy Yuhasz, chancellor of the Diocese of Youngstown, will retire Tuesday. Her last work day is Friday. Her career in the diocese, where she started as a secretary, spans 40 years.


Courtney Brown, whose nickname is “Red,” is vice president of Dangerous Curvez MC Inc. She rides a Suzuki GSXR 1000.

Courtney Brown, whose nickname is “Red,” is vice president of ...

Courtney Brown, whose nickname is “Red,” is vice president of Dangerous Curvez MC Inc. She rides a Suzuki GSXR 1000.


Muckdogs infielder Aaron Blanton attempts to tag Scrappers’ Austin Fisher during a steal attempt in second inning of Game 1 of their doubleheader Wednesday at Eastwood Field in Niles. The Scrappers won the early game, 5-0, but lost the nightcap, 4-1.

Muckdogs infielder Aaron Blanton attempts to tag Scrappers’ Austin Fisher ...

Muckdogs infielder Aaron Blanton attempts to tag Scrappers’ Austin Fisher during a steal attempt in second inning of Game 1 of their doubleheader Wednesday at Eastwood Field in Niles. The Scrappers won the early game, ...


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Robert Thompson and Lindsay Kollar

Robert Thompson and Lindsay Kollar

Robert Thompson and Lindsay Kollar


Carrie A. Burgess and Thomas G. Bruss

Carrie A. Burgess and Thomas G. Bruss

Carrie A. Burgess and Thomas G. Bruss


Alexandra L. Ratie and Andrew L. Carver

Alexandra L. Ratie and Andrew L. Carver

Alexandra L. Ratie and Andrew L. Carver


Adam Britton and Kathryn B. Vrabel

Adam Britton and Kathryn B. Vrabel

Adam Britton and Kathryn B. Vrabel


Candy Peace-Tarpley is working on gathering history of the black community in Youngstown. ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.

Candy Peace-Tarpley is working on gathering history of the black ...

Candy Peace-Tarpley is working on gathering history of the black community in Youngstown. ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.


Lake Erie Crushers general manager Rick Muntean, center, a Youngstown native, stands with Crushers manager Chris Mangiardo, left, and hitting coach Joe Charboneau Crushers outside All Pro Feight Stadium in Erie, Pa. Muntean, a Wilson graduate, has been involved in minor league baseball for 32 years.

Lake Erie Crushers general manager Rick Muntean, center, a Youngstown ...

Lake Erie Crushers general manager Rick Muntean, center, a Youngstown native, stands with Crushers manager Chris Mangiardo, left, and hitting coach Joe Charboneau Crushers outside All Pro Feight Stadium in Erie, Pa. Muntean, a Wilson ...


A group of young adults from Bike & Build puts together a fence at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Youngstown-Poland Road on Tuesday. Bike & Build is a nonprofit organization that organizes cross-country bicycle trips to benefit affordable housing groups.

A group of young adults from Bike & Build puts ...

A group of young adults from Bike & Build puts together a fence at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Youngstown-Poland Road on Tuesday. Bike & Build is a nonprofit organization that organizes cross-country bicycle ...


A deep fried burger with bacon and pepper jack cheese from The Smokin’ Gun Saloon.

A deep fried burger with bacon and pepper jack cheese ...

A deep fried burger with bacon and pepper jack cheese from The Smokin’ Gun Saloon.


Scrappers outfielder Josh McAdams sits on the tarp during a rain delay prior to Tuesday night’s game against the Batavia Muckdogs at Eastwood Field in Niles. Stormed continued to roll through the region, postponing the game until today when the teams will play a doubleheader. Game 1 will be at 5 p.m.

Scrappers outfielder Josh McAdams sits on the tarp during a ...

Scrappers outfielder Josh McAdams sits on the tarp during a rain delay prior to Tuesday night’s game against the Batavia Muckdogs at Eastwood Field in Niles. Stormed continued to roll through the region, postponing the ...


LeBron James could be taking his talents somewhere other than South Beach after his agent on Monday informed
the Heat that the four-time MVP will opt out of his contract, leaving his future with the team in question. On Tuesday, James told the media he and his family are going on vacation before making any decisions. James would
become a restricted free agent July 1.

LeBron James could be taking his talents somewhere other than ...

LeBron James could be taking his talents somewhere other than South Beach after his agent on Monday informed the Heat that the four-time MVP will opt out of his contract, leaving his future with the ...


Kim Waters, a firmly established jazz saxophonist with 16 top 10 singles and four top-selling CDs, will headline
the jazz fest. The event will be at 7 p.m. July 12 on Central Square downtown.

Kim Waters, a firmly established jazz saxophonist with 16 top ...

Kim Waters, a firmly established jazz saxophonist with 16 top 10 singles and four top-selling CDs, will headline the jazz fest. The event will be at 7 p.m. July 12 on Central Square downtown.


Linda Clark of Hubbard and her dog, Harry, enjoy their new deck, built by the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of the Valley as part of its 2014 community service project. Clark continues to recover from a November 2013 stabbing she suffered when a man attacked her at Sharon Regional Health System.

Linda Clark of Hubbard and her dog, Harry, enjoy their ...

Linda Clark of Hubbard and her dog, Harry, enjoy their new deck, built by the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of the Valley as part of its 2014 community service project. Clark continues to recover ...


Stambaugh Building

Stambaugh Building

Stambaugh Building


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Salem Community Center, Salem Rotary and Salem Kiwanis clubs featured their annual Fat Tuesday Feed the Pantry recently. More than 300 tickets were purchased and raised more than $2,600 to benefit the Salem Community Pantry. Those attending the check presentation, from left, were Mark Equizi, Salem Kiwanis and Salem Community Center; Heather Young, executive director of the community center; Gary Dean, Salem Community Pantry; and David Hazel, president of Salem Rotary.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Salem Community Center, Salem Rotary and ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Salem Community Center, Salem Rotary and Salem Kiwanis clubs featured their annual Fat Tuesday Feed the Pantry recently. More than 300 tickets were purchased and raised more than $2,600 to benefit ...


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Austintown Junior Women’s League recently weeded and beautified the 911 Memorial Park on Raccoon Road in Austintown. President Kathy Rusback, left, and Sue Hovanec, right, presented a check to Pat Connolly, center, for the upkeep of the park. For information on AJWL, check Facebook at AJWL2014.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Austintown Junior Women’s League recently weeded ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Austintown Junior Women’s League recently weeded and beautified the 911 Memorial Park on Raccoon Road in Austintown. President Kathy Rusback, left, and Sue Hovanec, right, presented a check to Pat Connolly, ...


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All 400 members of the third-grade classes of Austintown Intermediate School took a step back into history as they visited the Austin Log Cabin and the Strock Stone House. Both National Historical Landmarks are open for free tours the first Sunday of every month from 1 to 4 p.m. Above are some of the third-graders, along with Jack and Mary deVille, who are docents, and the students’ teachers.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR All 400 members of the third-grade ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR All 400 members of the third-grade classes of Austintown Intermediate School took a step back into history as they visited the Austin Log Cabin and the Strock Stone House. Both National ...


The Rev. Ed Noga, pastor of St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown, blesses the bonfire that is being used to burn “torn and worn” religious articles. The occasion Monday was the vigil of the Feast Day of St. John the Baptist.

The Rev. Ed Noga, pastor of St. Patrick Church, 1420 ...

The Rev. Ed Noga, pastor of St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown, blesses the bonfire that is being used to burn “torn and worn” religious articles. The occasion Monday was the vigil of ...


Pete Bonilla, a Youngstown police officer, inspects bullet damage to a car belonging to a man who was shot in the arm at Jackson Street and Himrod Avenue on Monday afternoon.

Pete Bonilla, a Youngstown police officer, inspects bullet damage to ...

Pete Bonilla, a Youngstown police officer, inspects bullet damage to a car belonging to a man who was shot in the arm at Jackson Street and Himrod Avenue on Monday afternoon.


From left, former Cleveland Browns Reggie Rucker and Jim Brown attended the Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial
Scholarship Foundation’s dinner with Phantoms Fireworks CEO Bruce Zoldan at Stambaugh Auditorium.

From left, former Cleveland Browns Reggie Rucker and Jim Brown ...

From left, former Cleveland Browns Reggie Rucker and Jim Brown attended the Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial Scholarship Foundation’s dinner with Phantoms Fireworks CEO Bruce Zoldan at Stambaugh Auditorium.


The United States’ Fabian Johnson (23) heads the ball away from Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, right, during the
group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, on
Sunday.

The United States’ Fabian Johnson (23) heads the ball away ...

The United States’ Fabian Johnson (23) heads the ball away from Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, right, during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, ...


Nate Miller stands near a 1969 Mustang Mach 1 that his Canfield company is restoring. Miller owns Buckeye Classic Car Restoration. He’s also branching out into reproducing Mustang Fastbacks through a sister company called Thoroughbred International.

Nate Miller stands near a 1969 Mustang Mach 1 that ...

Nate Miller stands near a 1969 Mustang Mach 1 that his Canfield company is restoring. Miller owns Buckeye Classic Car Restoration. He’s also branching out into reproducing Mustang Fastbacks through a sister company called Thoroughbred ...


A model poses by a Honda CR-V at Auto Shanghai 2005 exhibition in Shanghai, China. Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling millions of vehicles globally for defective airbags manufactured by supplier Takata Corp. that could possibly explode.

A model poses by a Honda CR-V at Auto Shanghai ...

A model poses by a Honda CR-V at Auto Shanghai 2005 exhibition in Shanghai, China. Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling millions of vehicles globally for defective airbags manufactured by supplier Takata Corp. that could ...


Nicolette Eddy of Kennedy chips out of the bunker on the 12th hole at Salem Golf Club during Monday’s Greatest Juniors qualifier. It was a difficult afternoon for Eddy and most of the golfers, but four more juniors earned a spot in the championship on July 27 at Avalon Lakes Golf Club.

Nicolette Eddy of Kennedy chips out of the bunker on ...

Nicolette Eddy of Kennedy chips out of the bunker on the 12th hole at Salem Golf Club during Monday’s Greatest Juniors qualifier. It was a difficult afternoon for Eddy and most of the golfers, but ...


Director Jesse James Miller, left, works with Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini while shooting a segment Monday at the Ohio One Building downtown for the former boxing champ’s proposed reality TV show.

Director Jesse James Miller, left, works with Ray “Boom Boom” ...

Director Jesse James Miller, left, works with Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini while shooting a segment Monday at the Ohio One Building downtown for the former boxing champ’s proposed reality TV show.


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Rachel Russell of Howland chips out of the bunker and onto the green Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Rachel Russell of Howland ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Rachel Russell of Howland chips out of the bunker and onto the green Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Mary Hunt of Poland chips his ball onto the green from the short rough on the 12th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Mary Hunt of Poland ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Mary Hunt of Poland chips his ball onto the green from the short rough on the 12th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Cameron Gumble of Austintown examines the green before his shot on the 15th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Cameron Gumble of Austintown ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Cameron Gumble of Austintown examines the green before his shot on the 15th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Kaci Carpenter on Canfield lines up her shot on the green on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Kaci Carpenter on Canfield ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Kaci Carpenter on Canfield lines up her shot on the green on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Nicolette Eddy of Kennedy reacts after unsuccessfully attempting to chip her ball out of the bunker for the 2nd time on the 12th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Nicolette Eddy of Kennedy ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Nicolette Eddy of Kennedy reacts after unsuccessfully attempting to chip her ball out of the bunker for the 2nd time on the 12th hole on Monday afternoon at the ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Alec Hamilton of Austintown follows though on his putt  on the 15th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Alec Hamilton of Austintown ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Alec Hamilton of Austintown follows though on his putt on the 15th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Kerra Loomis of Canfield reacts after missing a putt on the 12th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Kerra Loomis of Canfield ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Kerra Loomis of Canfield reacts after missing a putt on the 12th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Ethan Grim of Western Reserve chips his ball onto the green on the 17th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Ethan Grim of Western ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Ethan Grim of Western Reserve chips his ball onto the green on the 17th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Cameron Gumble of Austintown follows though on his putt on the 15th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Cameron Gumble of Austintown ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Cameron Gumble of Austintown follows though on his putt on the 15th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Ethan Grim of Western Reserve chips his ball onto the green out of the sand trap  on the 18th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Ethan Grim of Western ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Ethan Grim of Western Reserve chips his ball onto the green out of the sand trap on the 18th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Nicolette Eddy of Kennedy chips her ball out of the bunker on the 12th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Nicolette Eddy of Kennedy ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Nicolette Eddy of Kennedy chips her ball out of the bunker on the 12th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Daniel Lapolla of Warren tees off on the 12th hole Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Daniel Lapolla of Warren ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Daniel Lapolla of Warren tees off on the 12th hole Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Michael Butch of Austintown chips his ball from the short rough onto the green on the 15th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Michael Butch of Austintown ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Michael Butch of Austintown chips his ball from the short rough onto the green on the 15th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Alec Hamilton of Austintown follows though on his putt  on the 18th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Alec Hamilton of Austintown ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Alec Hamilton of Austintown follows though on his putt on the 18th hole on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Kaci Carpenter on Canfield chips onto the green from the short rough on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Kaci Carpenter on Canfield ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Kaci Carpenter on Canfield chips onto the green from the short rough on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Rachel Russell of Howland reacts after a bad shot and failing to get onto the green out of the bunker Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Rachel Russell of Howland ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Rachel Russell of Howland reacts after a bad shot and failing to get onto the green out of the bunker Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the ...


SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Alexa Tringhese of Columbiana follows through on her putt on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Alexa Tringhese of Columbiana ...

SALEM, OHIO - JUNE 23, 2014: Alexa Tringhese of Columbiana follows through on her putt on Monday afternoon at the Salem Golf Club during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Barbara King, assistant warden at Lorain Correctional Institution, displays a quilt made by a male inmate at the Grafton facility. A select group of inmates are chosen for the quilting program, and all quilts are donated to charities. King recently spoke to members of That Quilt Group I Belong To of Canfield and showed a variety of quilts made by the inmates. All of the fabric and supplies for the program are donated by quilt groups, quilt stores and individuals. No state funds are used.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Barbara King, assistant warden at Lorain ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Barbara King, assistant warden at Lorain Correctional Institution, displays a quilt made by a male inmate at the Grafton facility. A select group of inmates are chosen for the quilting program, ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Sister Janet Gardner, right, executive director of the Beatitude House, recently accepted a $10,000 gift from Home Savings Charitable Foundation’s main branch manager, Trish Mohan. Beatitude House plans to use the funds for its transitional housing program for homeless women. For information about Beatitude House call 330-744-3147 or visit beatitudehouse.com.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Sister Janet Gardner, right, executive director ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Sister Janet Gardner, right, executive director of the Beatitude House, recently accepted a $10,000 gift from Home Savings Charitable Foundation’s main branch manager, Trish Mohan. Beatitude House plans to use the ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
The junior high students at St. Patrick School in Hubbard recently surprised social studies teacher Matt Green, center, with a wedding shower in honor of his upcoming nuptials. A buffet lunch and cake were enjoyed by the students and Green, and students presented him with gift cards.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The junior high students at St. ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The junior high students at St. Patrick School in Hubbard recently surprised social studies teacher Matt Green, center, with a wedding shower in honor of his upcoming nuptials. A buffet lunch ...


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ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..RG Steel in Warren on ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..RG Steel in Warren on Pine Ave is almost down to one last building as MCM Demoliton of Kentucky has been taking down building after building..... -30- ROBERT K. YOSAY ...


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Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Coach Arnold speaks during the jersey number retirement of Mario Manningham at Warren G. Harding June 21. From left to right: Anne Simpson (Mario's grandmother), Marion Manningham (Mario's mother), Mario Manningham, Coach Steven Arnold, and Kweisi Gharreau.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Coach Arnold speaks during the jersey ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Coach Arnold speaks during the jersey number retirement of Mario Manningham at Warren G. Harding June 21. From left to right: Anne Simpson (Mario's grandmother), Marion Manningham (Mario's mother), Mario Manningham, ...


YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Isaac Strock works on quick feet in a rope drill with Brad Smith next to him encouraging him during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Isaac Strock works on ...

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Isaac Strock works on quick feet in a rope drill with Brad Smith next to him encouraging him during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the ...


YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Brad Smith runs to scoop up the football during a drill during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Brad Smith runs to ...

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Brad Smith runs to scoop up the football during a drill during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo ...


YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Joey Zelinski picks up the football to score during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Joey Zelinski picks up ...

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Joey Zelinski picks up the football to score during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown ...


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Dave Arnold speaks to a group at the Manningham football camp at Warren G. Harding High School June 21, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Dave Arnold speaks to a group ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Dave Arnold speaks to a group at the Manningham football camp at Warren G. Harding High School June 21, 2014.


YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Jordan Valdez works on quick feet in a rope drill with Brad Smith next to him encouraging him during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Jordan Valdez works on ...

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Jordan Valdez works on quick feet in a rope drill with Brad Smith next to him encouraging him during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the ...


YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Jordan Valdez clears a hurdle during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Jordan Valdez clears a ...

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Jordan Valdez clears a hurdle during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)


YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Tristan Ballard prepares to scoop up the football to score with Brad Smith next to him encouraging him during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Tristan Ballard prepares to ...

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Tristan Ballard prepares to scoop up the football to score with Brad Smith next to him encouraging him during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the ...


YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Robert Coonce works on quick feet in a rope drill during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Robert Coonce works on ...

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Robert Coonce works on quick feet in a rope drill during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by ...


YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Machael Johnson works on quick feet in a rope drill with Brad Smith next to him encouraging him during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Machael Johnson works on ...

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Machael Johnson works on quick feet in a rope drill with Brad Smith next to him encouraging him during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the ...


YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Brad Smith clears a hurdle during a drill during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Brad Smith clears a ...

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Brad Smith clears a hurdle during a drill during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown ...


YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Darrion Fant picks up the football to score while NFL player Tashard Choice encouraging him during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown State Saturday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Darrion Fant picks up ...

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - JUNE 21, 2014: Darrion Fant picks up the football to score while NFL player Tashard Choice encouraging him during the Brad Smith Football Camp at Stambaugh Stadium on the campus of Youngstown ...


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Mario Manningham listens to Coach Steve Arnold speak during his jersey retirement at Warren G. Harding High School June 21, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Mario Manningham listens to Coach Steve ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Mario Manningham listens to Coach Steve Arnold speak during his jersey retirement at Warren G. Harding High School June 21, 2014.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.A group stands on the field as Mario Manningham's jersey number is retired at Warren G. Harding High School June 21, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.A group stands on the field ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.A group stands on the field as Mario Manningham's jersey number is retired at Warren G. Harding High School June 21, 2014.


Kate Rickman | The Vindicator.Mario Manningham stands behind his high school jersey during the a short ceremony where Coach Steven Arnold declared #30 a retired number for Warren G. Harding High School football June 21, 2014.

Kate Rickman | The Vindicator.Mario Manningham stands behind his high ...

Kate Rickman | The Vindicator.Mario Manningham stands behind his high school jersey during the a short ceremony where Coach Steven Arnold declared #30 a retired number for Warren G. Harding High School football June 21, ...


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Mario Manningham Jr. (left) sits next to his father's retired jersey at Warren G. Harding High School June 21, 2014. Mario Manningham's fiance Tiffany Hughley sits to the left of her son.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Mario Manningham Jr. (left) sits next ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Mario Manningham Jr. (left) sits next to his father's retired jersey at Warren G. Harding High School June 21, 2014. Mario Manningham's fiance Tiffany Hughley sits to the left of her ...


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Coaches Alan Caldwell (left) and Dave Arnold speak with Mario Manningham on the field at Warren G. Harding High School June 21, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Coaches Alan Caldwell (left) and Dave ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Coaches Alan Caldwell (left) and Dave Arnold speak with Mario Manningham on the field at Warren G. Harding High School June 21, 2014.


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Zach Jacobson of Poland uses his range finder to find the distance to the green from the fairway on the 5th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Zach Jacobson of Poland ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Zach Jacobson of Poland uses his range finder to find the distance to the green from the fairway on the 5th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course ...


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Bobby Jonda of Boardman chips his shot from the fairway toward the green on the 17th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Bobby Jonda of Boardman ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Bobby Jonda of Boardman chips his shot from the fairway toward the green on the 17th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer ...


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Emily Marcavish of Liberty follows through on her putt as the ball breaks toward the hole on the 13th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)..***Please double check this name when you get the results later***

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Emily Marcavish of Liberty ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Emily Marcavish of Liberty follows through on her putt as the ball breaks toward the hole on the 13th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the ...


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Brian Velasquezof Poland follows through with his tee shot on the 5th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Brian Velasquezof Poland follows ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Brian Velasquezof Poland follows through with his tee shot on the 5th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David ...


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Hadley Spielvogel of Boardman follows through on her putt as the ball breaks toward the hole on the 13th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Hadley Spielvogel of Boardman ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Hadley Spielvogel of Boardman follows through on her putt as the ball breaks toward the hole on the 13th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the ...


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Jimmy Graham of Warren chips his shot from the fairway toward the green on the 17th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Jimmy Graham of Warren ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Jimmy Graham of Warren chips his shot from the fairway toward the green on the 17th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer ...


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Tavish Brude of Warren chips out of the short rough and toward the green on the 17th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Tavish Brude of Warren ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Tavish Brude of Warren chips out of the short rough and toward the green on the 17th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest ...


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Zach Jacobson of Poland follows through with his shot after shooting from the fairway to the green on the 5th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Zach Jacobson of Poland ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Zach Jacobson of Poland follows through with his shot after shooting from the fairway to the green on the 5th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during ...


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Cameron Gumble of Austintown follows through with his tee shot on the 2nd hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Cameron Gumble of Austintown ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Cameron Gumble of Austintown follows through with his tee shot on the 2nd hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by ...


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Jenna Jacobson of Poland chips her shot from the fairway toward the green on the 13th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Jenna Jacobson of Poland ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Jenna Jacobson of Poland chips her shot from the fairway toward the green on the 13th hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer ...


HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Vincent Leone of Canfield chips his ball from the short rough to the green on the 1st hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest Golfer tournament. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Vincent Leone of Canfield ...

HERMITAGE, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 20, 2014: Vincent Leone of Canfield chips his ball from the short rough to the green on the 1st hole Friday morning at Tam O'Shanter golf course during the Vindy Greatest ...


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The Mary Chesney Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution participated in the Memorial Day parade in Warren. From left are Marilyn Kegarise, Janice Powell Hill, Carol Noga, Patty Brandes, Janet Sweitzer, Pauline Boye, Mary Barson and Roberta Davis.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Mary Chesney Chapter of the ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Mary Chesney Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution participated in the Memorial Day parade in Warren. From left are Marilyn Kegarise, Janice Powell Hill, Carol Noga, ...


Mr. and Mrs. Peter Terletsky

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Terletsky

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Terletsky


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: The Mahoning Retired Teachers Association recently gathered for its annual In Memoriam program at Antone’s Banquet Centre. Members honored all deceased Mahoning County public educators for the 2013-2014 membership year. “The Unwinding,” a book by George Parker, was purchased by the John M. Knapick Memorial for deceased members and will become part of the collection at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Some of those who participated in the program, from left, are Mary Jane Lewis, historian; Sally Knapick Winsen, In Memoriam chairwoman; Linda Vuletich, MRTA president; and Martha Lopez, Remembrance chairwoman.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: The Mahoning Retired Teachers Association recently ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: The Mahoning Retired Teachers Association recently gathered for its annual In Memoriam program at Antone’s Banquet Centre. Members honored all deceased Mahoning County public educators for the 2013-2014 membership year. “The ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: The Catholic Collegiate Association gave its annual scholarship at a dinner at Cafe 422 in Warren in May. The winner is Shannon Whitaker, who is attending Penn State Shenango and majoring in occupational therapy. Dr. Diane Kurarsky, the professor who recommended her for the scholarship, also attended. Special guest for the evening was Sister Isabelle, OSU, who presented the club with a scrapbook with club history collected by her sister, a life member of the association. From left are Cathy Campana, president of the association; Whitaker; Barbara Banks, vice president; and Mary Place Thomas, scholarship chairwoman. For information about membership call 330-707-1262.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: The Catholic Collegiate Association gave its ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: The Catholic Collegiate Association gave its annual scholarship at a dinner at Cafe 422 in Warren in May. The winner is Shannon Whitaker, who is attending Penn State Shenango and majoring ...


David Rankin and Megan E. Cunning

David Rankin and Megan E. Cunning

David Rankin and Megan E. Cunning


Kristin M. Meehan and Jonathan E. Calderon

Kristin M. Meehan and Jonathan E. Calderon

Kristin M. Meehan and Jonathan E. Calderon


Anna G. D. Flowers and Adam W. Stansbury

Anna G. D. Flowers and Adam W. Stansbury

Anna G. D. Flowers and Adam W. Stansbury


Mr. and Mrs. Jim Woods

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Woods

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Woods


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Scott Schulick, president of the Rotary Club of Youngstown, presents Annabelle Day, Vindicator 2014 Regional Spelling Bee grand champion, with a gift certificate to iTunes. The club met May 21. It annually honors scholastic achievements of local students, including the spelling bee. Annabelle is a seventh-grader at Willow Creek Learning Center in Boardman. She participated in the Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 28.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Scott Schulick, president of the Rotary ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Scott Schulick, president of the Rotary Club of Youngstown, presents Annabelle Day, Vindicator 2014 Regional Spelling Bee grand champion, with a gift certificate to iTunes. The club met May 21. It ...


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Struthers Rotary recently awarded seven William Comstock scholarships to Struthers students who serve the community through activities and organizations that help others. From left are Tom Baringer, Rotary scholarship chairman; and recipients Gary Muntean, Halle Smrek, McKenna Shives, Lindsey Opritza, Alexa Bayus, Olivia Torisk and Sean Guerrieri. The Rotary and the Comstock family have funded these scholarships. Since 1984, Struthers Rotary has awarded more than $80,000 in scholarships.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATAOR Struthers Rotary recently awarded seven William ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATAOR Struthers Rotary recently awarded seven William Comstock scholarships to Struthers students who serve the community through activities and organizations that help others. From left are Tom Baringer, Rotary scholarship chairman; and ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: American Legion Post 737 intalled officers for 2014-2015 at its June 5 meeting. Facing left, from left, are Joe Leonard, treasurer; Bill Cameron, adjunct; Bud Bittinger, second vice president; Bob Hughes, first vice president; and James Boehmer, commander. Standing and facing the officers is Gary Mellows, past district commander, who did the swearing in. Sitting and observing was George Street III, chaplain. A meal was served after the meeting.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: American Legion Post 737 intalled officers ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: American Legion Post 737 intalled officers for 2014-2015 at its June 5 meeting. Facing left, from left, are Joe Leonard, treasurer; Bill Cameron, adjunct; Bud Bittinger, second vice president; Bob Hughes, ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: Ginger Mangie, left, president of That Quilt Group I Belong To of Canfield, recently presented a memory quilt to Julie Maruskin, center, recently retired owner of Quilter’s Quarters in Boardman. The quilt was made by Bev Sullivan, right, in honor of Maruskin’s 25 years in the quilting business.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: Ginger Mangie, left, president of That ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: Ginger Mangie, left, president of That Quilt Group I Belong To of Canfield, recently presented a memory quilt to Julie Maruskin, center, recently retired owner of Quilter’s Quarters in Boardman. The ...


Samantha Basile and Jim Lewis

Samantha Basile and Jim Lewis

Samantha Basile and Jim Lewis


Maureen Daly and Daniel Belyusar

Maureen Daly and Daniel Belyusar

Maureen Daly and Daniel Belyusar


Justina Villaplana and Andrew Frasco

Justina Villaplana and Andrew Frasco

Justina Villaplana and Andrew Frasco


Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Carter

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Carter

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Carter


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Holborn Herb Growers Guild will have its annual tea in July. Dressed for the occasion are, from left to right, Yvonne Ford, president; Sue Petrollini, secretary and co-chairwoman, and Eva Pavlov.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Holborn Herb Growers Guild will have ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Holborn Herb Growers Guild will have its annual tea in July. Dressed for the occasion are, from left to right, Yvonne Ford, president; Sue Petrollini, secretary and co-chairwoman, and Eva Pavlov.


Amanda McAuley pictured above.

Amanda McAuley pictured above.

Amanda McAuley pictured above.


Dean Macklen

Dean Macklen

Dean Macklen


William D Lewis|The Vindicator  Making plans for the benefit hockey game for Dean Macklen are, from left, Adam Chudnofsky, Kristopher Johnson and Christopher Wilkinson.

William D Lewis|The Vindicator Making plans for the benefit hockey ...

William D Lewis|The Vindicator Making plans for the benefit hockey game for Dean Macklen are, from left, Adam Chudnofsky, Kristopher Johnson and Christopher Wilkinson.


Dorothy Butler of Youngstown stands next to the rock that displayed the Butler family plaque in Poland Municipal
Forest. The plaque was taken sometime before the sudden death of former forest board president Robert
Zedaker Jr. in early January. Poland Village Police Chief Russell Beatty Jr. said no report has been filed on the matter.

Dorothy Butler of Youngstown stands next to the rock that ...

Dorothy Butler of Youngstown stands next to the rock that displayed the Butler family plaque in Poland Municipal Forest. The plaque was taken sometime before the sudden death of former forest board president Robert Zedaker ...


Aubrey Toney stares as he is sentenced Thursday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court for the September
2010 murder of Thomas Repchic.

Aubrey Toney stares as he is sentenced Thursday in Mahoning ...

Aubrey Toney stares as he is sentenced Thursday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court for the September 2010 murder of Thomas Repchic.


Trumbull’s Nick Sanchez of Niles stops Mahoning-Columbiana’s Kimu Kim of Canfield in the third quarter of the Thursday’s MVCA’s all-star football game in Hubbard. Trumbull won 27-15.

Trumbull’s Nick Sanchez of Niles stops Mahoning-Columbiana’s Kimu Kim of ...

Trumbull’s Nick Sanchez of Niles stops Mahoning-Columbiana’s Kimu Kim of Canfield in the third quarter of the Thursday’s MVCA’s all-star football game in Hubbard. Trumbull won 27-15.


David Dermer | The Vindicator.Trumbull County's running back Lamar Carmichael flies through the air while being brought down by linebacker Mahoning County's Alec Heldreth during the 2nd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at Hubbard High School.

David Dermer | The Vindicator.Trumbull County's running back Lamar Carmichael ...

David Dermer | The Vindicator.Trumbull County's running back Lamar Carmichael flies through the air while being brought down by linebacker Mahoning County's Alec Heldreth during the 2nd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack ...


David | Dermer .Mahoning County's running back Kimu Kim breaks into the open field after slipping a tackle from Trumbull County's defensive back Jamar Tarver on his way to the end zone for a 75 yard touchdown during the 3rd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at Hubbard High School.

David | Dermer .Mahoning County's running back Kimu Kim breaks ...

David | Dermer .Mahoning County's running back Kimu Kim breaks into the open field after slipping a tackle from Trumbull County's defensive back Jamar Tarver on his way to the end zone for a 75 ...


David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's running back Kimu Kim is wrapped up by Trumbull County's linebacker Nick Sanchez during the 3rd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at Hubbard High School.

David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's running back Kimu Kim ...

David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's running back Kimu Kim is wrapped up by Trumbull County's linebacker Nick Sanchez during the 3rd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at ...


David Dermer | The Vindicator. Mahoning County's  running back Nick Pollifrone runs through Trumbull County's would be tackler defensive back Daquan Carter  during the 2nd quarter of Thursday nights Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at Hubbard High School.

David Dermer | The Vindicator. Mahoning County's running back Nick ...

David Dermer | The Vindicator. Mahoning County's running back Nick Pollifrone runs through Trumbull County's would be tackler defensive back Daquan Carter during the 2nd quarter of Thursday nights Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin ...


David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's defensive back DJ Harrison  intercepts a pass in the end zone during a 2 point conversion attempt during the 2nd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at Hubbard High School.

David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's defensive back DJ Harrison ...

David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's defensive back DJ Harrison intercepts a pass in the end zone during a 2 point conversion attempt during the 2nd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin ...


Mahoning County's running back Nick Pollifrone bobbles the ball before being hit by Trumbull County's defensive back Daquan Carter  during the 2nd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at Hubbard High School.

Mahoning County's running back Nick Pollifrone bobbles the ball before ...

Mahoning County's running back Nick Pollifrone bobbles the ball before being hit by Trumbull County's defensive back Daquan Carter during the 2nd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at ...


David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's linebacker Nick Wells wraps up Trumbull County's running back James Cupan during the 2nd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at Hubbard High School.

David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's linebacker Nick Wells wraps ...

David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's linebacker Nick Wells wraps up Trumbull County's running back James Cupan during the 2nd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at Hubbard High ...


David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's running back Nick Pollifrone is tackled by Trumbull County's linebacker Josh Gross during the 2nd quarter of  the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at Hubbard High School.

David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's running back Nick Pollifrone ...

David Dermer | The Vindicator.Mahoning County's running back Nick Pollifrone is tackled by Trumbull County's linebacker Josh Gross during the 2nd quarter of the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association's Jack Arvin Football Classic Thursday at Hubbard ...


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Home Savings Charitable Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Youngstown Business Incubator. From left are Richard Schiraldi, chairman of the board, UCFC; Pamela Kimmel, director, Home Savings Charitable Foundation; Barb Ewing, COO, YBI; and James Cossler, CEO and chief evangelist, YBI.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Home Savings Charitable Foundation has donated ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Home Savings Charitable Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Youngstown Business Incubator. From left are Richard Schiraldi, chairman of the board, UCFC; Pamela Kimmel, director, Home Savings Charitable Foundation; Barb Ewing, ...


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Fairmount Minerals recently donated $2,500 to the Columbiana Destination Imagination Teams to support their recent trip to the global competition in Knoxville, Tenn. In front, from left, are Molly Witmer, Imagin Whitehouse, Stephanie Baylor, Jerry Stoneburner, Richard Ulam, Christopher Squire and Tessa Steiginga. In the middle row are Darius Surgenavic, Mary Nyers, Logan Pasco, Alyssa Swank, Alyssa Newton and Delanie Burnell; and in back are Nick Baylor, Drew Makosky, Matt Baylor, Mandy Moreschi, Harmony Offenburg and Dylan Edwards. Paige Herbert also participated.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Fairmount Minerals recently donated $2,500 to ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Fairmount Minerals recently donated $2,500 to the Columbiana Destination Imagination Teams to support their recent trip to the global competition in Knoxville, Tenn. In front, from left, are Molly Witmer, Imagin ...


David Irwin, 17, of McDonald measures a potato before placing it in the cannon.

David Irwin, 17, of McDonald measures a potato before placing ...

David Irwin, 17, of McDonald measures a potato before placing it in the cannon.


Trumbull All-Star Hannah Petrosky of Lakeview slides into second base as Mahoning’s McKenzie Stimpert of Ursuline goes for the ball during the Mahoning & Trumbull Fast-pitch Senior All-Star Game on Wednesday at the Youngstown State softball complex. Trumbull swept the doubleheader.

Trumbull All-Star Hannah Petrosky of Lakeview slides into second base ...

Trumbull All-Star Hannah Petrosky of Lakeview slides into second base as Mahoning’s McKenzie Stimpert of Ursuline goes for the ball during the Mahoning & Trumbull Fast-pitch Senior All-Star Game on Wednesday at the Youngstown State ...


Ikram Khawaja, Youngstown State University’s interim president, has been at the university since 1968. He’s retiring June 30, and today is his last day in office before vacation.

Ikram Khawaja, Youngstown State University’s interim president, has been at ...

Ikram Khawaja, Youngstown State University’s interim president, has been at the university since 1968. He’s retiring June 30, and today is his last day in office before vacation.


After seven seasons, Randy Emery has stepped down as the Canfield High School hockey program’s head coach.
Before that, Emery coached Canfield’s developmental team for three seasons. Replacing him will be former Youngstown SteelHound captain and assistant coach Chris Richards.

After seven seasons, Randy Emery has stepped down as the ...

After seven seasons, Randy Emery has stepped down as the Canfield High School hockey program’s head coach. Before that, Emery coached Canfield’s developmental team for three seasons. Replacing him will be former Youngstown SteelHound captain ...


The owner of a South Avenue store is wheeled into an ambulance Wednesday after he and a 10-year-old boy inside the store were wounded by two men inside who were shooting at each other. His name was not available at press time. Police are still searching for the two gunmen.

The owner of a South Avenue store is wheeled into ...

The owner of a South Avenue store is wheeled into an ambulance Wednesday after he and a 10-year-old boy inside the store were wounded by two men inside who were shooting at each other. His ...


William d Lewis The Vindicator  Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work. Sam Boak is shown at Boak and Sons in Autstintown

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner ...

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work. Sam Boak is shown at Boak and Sons in Autstintown


William d Lewis The Vindicator  Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work. Sam Boak is shown at Boak and Sons in Autstintown

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner ...

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work. Sam Boak is shown at Boak and Sons in Autstintown


William d Lewis The Vindicator  Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work. Sam Boak is shown at Boak and Sons in Autstintown

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner ...

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work. Sam Boak is shown at Boak and Sons in Autstintown


William d Lewis The Vindicator  Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work. Sam Boak is shown at Boak and Sons in Autstintown

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner ...

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work. Sam Boak is shown at Boak and Sons in Autstintown


William d Lewis The Vindicator  Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work. Sam Boak is shown at Boak and Sons in Autstintown

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner ...

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work. Sam Boak is shown at Boak and Sons in Autstintown


William d Lewis The Vindicator  Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work.

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner ...

William d Lewis The Vindicator Marley often accompanies her owner Sam Boak to work.


WARREN, OHIO - JUNE 12, 2014: Reverend J. Jeffrey Baker of Christ Episcopal Church pets his dog Sammie the Lab in his office Thursday morning at Christ Episcopal Church Thursday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/ Youngstown Vindicator)

WARREN, OHIO - JUNE 12, 2014: Reverend J. Jeffrey Baker ...

WARREN, OHIO - JUNE 12, 2014: Reverend J. Jeffrey Baker of Christ Episcopal Church pets his dog Sammie the Lab in his office Thursday morning at Christ Episcopal Church Thursday morning. (Photo by David Dermer/ ...


Heather Kisner and Willie Hylton Jr.

Heather Kisner and Willie Hylton Jr.

Heather Kisner and Willie Hylton Jr.


Ryan S. Firm and Brooke M. Willis

Ryan S. Firm and Brooke M. Willis

Ryan S. Firm and Brooke M. Willis


Bonnie L. Gonda and Jason J. Ostrowski

Bonnie L. Gonda and Jason J. Ostrowski

Bonnie L. Gonda and Jason J. Ostrowski


Christopher T. Russo and Ashley M. Ruse

Christopher T. Russo and Ashley M. Ruse

Christopher T. Russo and Ashley M. Ruse


Kevin W. Steele and Samantha L. Shaffer

Kevin W. Steele and Samantha L. Shaffer

Kevin W. Steele and Samantha L. Shaffer


Springfield Township firefighter Dustin Davis attended the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program’s Responding to Oilfield Emergencies Training Workshop in May.

Springfield Township firefighter Dustin Davis attended the Ohio Oil and ...

Springfield Township firefighter Dustin Davis attended the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program’s Responding to Oilfield Emergencies Training Workshop in May.


Scrappers batter Francisco Mejia loses the grip of his bat while swinging during Tuesday’s home opener against Auburn at Eastwood Field in Niles. Watching are umpire Mac Dietz and catcher Raudy Reed.

Scrappers batter Francisco Mejia loses the grip of his bat ...

Scrappers batter Francisco Mejia loses the grip of his bat while swinging during Tuesday’s home opener against Auburn at Eastwood Field in Niles. Watching are umpire Mac Dietz and catcher Raudy Reed.


Ghana’s John Boye, left, challenges the United States’ Clint Dempsey for the ball during Monday’s World Cup match in Natal. USA won, 2-1.

Ghana’s John Boye, left, challenges the United States’ Clint Dempsey ...

Ghana’s John Boye, left, challenges the United States’ Clint Dempsey for the ball during Monday’s World Cup match in Natal. USA won, 2-1.


Leanne Nagle, left, of Beaver, Pa., and Kristi Williams of Beaver Falls, Pa., toast with friends during Big Tap In.

Leanne Nagle, left, of Beaver, Pa., and Kristi Williams of ...

Leanne Nagle, left, of Beaver, Pa., and Kristi Williams of Beaver Falls, Pa., toast with friends during Big Tap In.


NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Pitcher Anthony Vizcaya #45 of the Scrappers throws a pitch during the top of the 1st inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Pitcher Anthony Vizcaya #45 ...

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Pitcher Anthony Vizcaya #45 of the Scrappers throws a pitch during the top of the 1st inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo ...


NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Outfielder D'Vone McClure #1 of the Scrappers chases down the ball in the corner while base runner Cody Gunter #10 of the Double days runs to second base for a double in the top of the 4th inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Outfielder D'Vone McClure #1 ...

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Outfielder D'Vone McClure #1 of the Scrappers chases down the ball in the corner while base runner Cody Gunter #10 of the Double days runs to second base for ...


NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Base runner Ordomar Valdez #11 of the Scrappers slides into second base for a double beating the tag of infielder Bryan Mejia #1 of the Doubledays in the bottom of the 3rd inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Base runner Ordomar Valdez ...

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Base runner Ordomar Valdez #11 of the Scrappers slides into second base for a double beating the tag of infielder Bryan Mejia #1 of the Doubledays in the bottom ...


NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Outfielder Jorge Martinez #33 of the Scrappers peps to catch a fly ball for the 3rd out in the top of the 5th inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator) Infielder Ordomar Valdez pictured.

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Outfielder Jorge Martinez #33 ...

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Outfielder Jorge Martinez #33 of the Scrappers peps to catch a fly ball for the 3rd out in the top of the 5th inning during Tuesday nights New York ...


NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Juan De La Cruz #24 of the Scrappers watches as the baseball rolls into the outfield after getting past his glove on a line drive in the top of the 4th inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Juan De La ...

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Juan De La Cruz #24 of the Scrappers watches as the baseball rolls into the outfield after getting past his glove on a line drive in the top ...


NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Juan De La Cruz #24 of the Scrappers calls off the pitcher while sprinting to first base to force out the base runner for the 2nd out in the top of the 1st inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Juan De La ...

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Juan De La Cruz #24 of the Scrappers calls off the pitcher while sprinting to first base to force out the base runner for the 2nd out in ...


NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Austin Fisher #12 of the Scrappers charges in to make a play on a ground ball in the top of the 4th inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator) Infielder Ordomar Valdez #11 pictured.

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Austin Fisher #12 ...

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Austin Fisher #12 of the Scrappers charges in to make a play on a ground ball in the top of the 4th inning during Tuesday nights New York ...


NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Batter Francisco Mejia #27 of the Scrappers loses the grip of his bat while swinging it in the bottom of the 2nd inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Batter Francisco Mejia #27 ...

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Batter Francisco Mejia #27 of the Scrappers loses the grip of his bat while swinging it in the bottom of the 2nd inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn ...


NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Batter Ordomar Valdez #11 of the Scrappers swings before making contact with a pitch he would drive to the outfield for a double in the bottom of the 3rd inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Batter Ordomar Valdez #11 ...

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Batter Ordomar Valdez #11 of the Scrappers swings before making contact with a pitch he would drive to the outfield for a double in the bottom of the 3rd ...


NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Bryan Mejia #1 of the Doubledays throws the ball to first base to turn a double play after stepping on second to force out base runner Jorge martinez #33 of the Scrappers in the bottom of the 5th inning during Tuesday nights New York Penn League game at Eastwood Field. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator) Infielder Osvaldo Abreu #7 pictured.

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Bryan Mejia #1 ...

NILES, OHIO - JUNE 17, 2014: Infielder Bryan Mejia #1 of the Doubledays throws the ball to first base to turn a double play after stepping on second to force out base runner Jorge martinez ...


William d Lewis The Vindicator Linda Riley stands in front of her Idora neighborhood home.Her husband Jerry Riley is housebound.  They are having a fundraiser to help with cost of building a wheelchair ramp.

William d Lewis The Vindicator Linda Riley stands in front ...

William d Lewis The Vindicator Linda Riley stands in front of her Idora neighborhood home.Her husband Jerry Riley is housebound. They are having a fundraiser to help with cost of building a wheelchair ramp.


William d Lewis The Vindicator  Jerry Riley who is housebound and his wife Linda Riley in the livingroom of their Idora neighborhood home.  They are having a fundraiser to help woth cost of building a wheelchair ramp.

William d Lewis The Vindicator Jerry Riley who is housebound ...

William d Lewis The Vindicator Jerry Riley who is housebound and his wife Linda Riley in the livingroom of their Idora neighborhood home. They are having a fundraiser to help woth cost of building a ...


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Whispering Pines honored veterans during a ceremony on Memorial Day. Veterans, in front from left, are Evelyn Dodson; Ruth Wagenhouser; Devin Wilson, Leetonia High School graduate; and Robert Dietz. In back are Davis Huffman, Jim Winters, Paul Vrable, Rolin Herron, Mike Petro, Harry Neiheisel and Ernie Bernard.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Whispering Pines honored veterans during a ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Whispering Pines honored veterans during a ceremony on Memorial Day. Veterans, in front from left, are Evelyn Dodson; Ruth Wagenhouser; Devin Wilson, Leetonia High School graduate; and Robert Dietz. In back ...


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Jeanne D. Tyler donated a half-million dollars to Stambaugh Auditorium, which has prompted the Grand Ballroom to be renamed the Tyler Grand Ballroom. A dinner in her honor took place May 7, and some of those present follow. In front, from left, are Margaret Adams, Tyler, and Mark Gasser. In the back are Susan Berny, Jim Sisek, Suzyn Schwebel-Epstein, Jeanne Simeone, William Conti, Terrence Cloonan and J. David Sabine.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Jeanne D. Tyler donated a half-million ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Jeanne D. Tyler donated a half-million dollars to Stambaugh Auditorium, which has prompted the Grand Ballroom to be renamed the Tyler Grand Ballroom. A dinner in her honor took place May ...


Barbara Tesyk, a 1957 graduate of Struthers High School and the city’s deputy tax clerk, walks along a small portion of what used to be Struthers Municipal Pool in Yellow Creek Park.

Barbara Tesyk, a 1957 graduate of Struthers High School and ...

Barbara Tesyk, a 1957 graduate of Struthers High School and the city’s deputy tax clerk, walks along a small portion of what used to be Struthers Municipal Pool in Yellow Creek Park.


Mary Ann Dieter holds out Love Rocks made at the Paisley House in Youngstown recently. The concept of the rocks came from a personal tragedy that Dieter’s family experienced.

Mary Ann Dieter holds out Love Rocks made at the ...

Mary Ann Dieter holds out Love Rocks made at the Paisley House in Youngstown recently. The concept of the rocks came from a personal tragedy that Dieter’s family experienced.


Scrappers manager Ted Kubiak will enjoy the 42nd home opener of his professional baseball career today when
Mahoning Valley plays host to the Auburn Doubledays at Eastwood Field.

Scrappers manager Ted Kubiak will enjoy the 42nd home opener ...

Scrappers manager Ted Kubiak will enjoy the 42nd home opener of his professional baseball career today when Mahoning Valley plays host to the Auburn Doubledays at Eastwood Field.


Sherrie Campana of Boardman, seated, is wrapped in a Blanket of Hope made by Emily Erb of Green Township, right, as her senior project at South Range High School. Emily was inspired to help cancer patients when Campana, a friend of her mother, Mary Kay Erb, left, was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Sherrie Campana of Boardman, seated, is wrapped in a Blanket ...

Sherrie Campana of Boardman, seated, is wrapped in a Blanket of Hope made by Emily Erb of Green Township, right, as her senior project at South Range High School. Emily was inspired to help cancer ...


In this June 9 photo, an oil-and-gas well pad and storage tanks sit below a home in a sparsely populated area near New Castle, Colo., a small farming and ranching settlement on the Western Slope of the Rockies. Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution
risks escape federal inspection, according to an Associated Press review that shows wide state-by-state disparities in safety checks.

In this June 9 photo, an oil-and-gas well pad and ...

In this June 9 photo, an oil-and-gas well pad and storage tanks sit below a home in a sparsely populated area near New Castle, Colo., a small farming and ranching settlement on the Western Slope ...


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Buckeye Man Larry Lokai and Carolyn Price celebrated the Ohio State football spirit at a recent meeting of the Trumbull Retired Teachers, where Lokai was the guest speaker.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Buckeye Man Larry Lokai and Carolyn ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Buckeye Man Larry Lokai and Carolyn Price celebrated the Ohio State football spirit at a recent meeting of the Trumbull Retired Teachers, where Lokai was the guest speaker.


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Woodrow Wilson High School had its first Hall of Fame event on May 25 at the Georgetown in Boardman. More than 300 people attended. Jacquelyn Gawron was honored with the Hall of Fame Award, given posthumously. Recipients of the 2014 Legacy Scholarship are Taylor Minenok, daughter of Wilson alumnus Russell Minenok; and Simone Gant, daughter of Francine Congemi, Wilson alumnus. Attending the banquet, in the front row, from left, were Howdy Friend, Judge Cheryl Waite, Tony Chiarello, Tony D’Apolito, Thomas Constantinovich and Gene Horvath. In the back row are Alex Slezak, son of Victor Slezak; Frank Kreps; Dr. Don DeCenso; Bill Young; the Rev. Lewis Macklin; Judge Robert Milich; Dr. Rudy Braydich; Steve Farkas; Parker McHenry; Richard Gross; and Richard Banks.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Woodrow Wilson High School had its ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Woodrow Wilson High School had its first Hall of Fame event on May 25 at the Georgetown in Boardman. More than 300 people attended. Jacquelyn Gawron was honored with the Hall ...


Maryann Jurcisin smiles at her husband, Jerry, as they repeat their wedding vows that they made 55 years ago. They were among the 131 couples who were honored during Sunday’s Wedding Anniversary Celebration at St. Columba Cathedral.

Maryann Jurcisin smiles at her husband, Jerry, as they repeat ...

Maryann Jurcisin smiles at her husband, Jerry, as they repeat their wedding vows that they made 55 years ago. They were among the 131 couples who were honored during Sunday’s Wedding Anniversary Celebration at St. ...


Max Letunov participates in a scrimmage Saturday on Day 2 of the Phantoms tryout camp at the Ice Zone in Boardman. Letunov, who played on the team last season, survived final cuts Sunday to make the roster again for 2014.

Max Letunov participates in a scrimmage Saturday on Day 2 ...

Max Letunov participates in a scrimmage Saturday on Day 2 of the Phantoms tryout camp at the Ice Zone in Boardman. Letunov, who played on the team last season, survived final cuts Sunday to make ...


San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, left, and forward Tim Duncan embrace in the final moments of Game
5 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Sunday at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. Ginobili posted 19 points, and Duncan contributed 14 as the Spurs dominated the Heat, winning the game 104-87 and the series
4-1, and earning their fifth title.

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, left, and forward Tim ...

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, left, and forward Tim Duncan embrace in the final moments of Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Sunday at the AT&T Center in San ...


Best of show in the design category of the summer flower show sponsored by the Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown is this creation by Millie Campean of Gleaners Flower Club. It features alstromeria flowers, hosta, driftwood and palm spathe. The event was Sunday.

Best of show in the design category of the summer ...

Best of show in the design category of the summer flower show sponsored by the Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown is this creation by Millie Campean of Gleaners Flower Club. It features alstromeria flowers, hosta, ...


FirstEnergy of Northeast Ohio uses helicopters to build a 345-kilovolt power line running from Beaver County in
Pennsylvania to Cuyahoga County. This process minimizes enviromental damage and proves to be more efficient for the company, FirstEnergy says. The workers in these photos are building the line in southern Mahoning County.

FirstEnergy of Northeast Ohio uses helicopters to build a 345-kilovolt ...

FirstEnergy of Northeast Ohio uses helicopters to build a 345-kilovolt power line running from Beaver County in Pennsylvania to Cuyahoga County. This process minimizes enviromental damage and proves to be more efficient for the company, ...


Dr. Nancy L. Gantt, professor of surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University, is also co-medical director of the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center in Youngstown.

Dr. Nancy L. Gantt, professor of surgery at Northeast Ohio ...

Dr. Nancy L. Gantt, professor of surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University, is also co-medical director of the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center in Youngstown.


Ivy and Richard Sheeler, owners of Bound 2 Read, recently opened the Corner Discount Outlet at 563 Fifth St. in Struthers.

Ivy and Richard Sheeler, owners of Bound 2 Read, recently ...

Ivy and Richard Sheeler, owners of Bound 2 Read, recently opened the Corner Discount Outlet at 563 Fifth St. in Struthers.


Germany’s Martin Kaymer celebrates winning the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday in Pinehurst, N.C.
Kaymer, who set records for lowest scores in the opening rounds, shot a 1-under 69 to finish at 9-under and
eight strokes ahead of second place finishers Erik Compton and Rickie Fowler.

Germany’s Martin Kaymer celebrates winning the U.S. Open at Pinehurst ...

Germany’s Martin Kaymer celebrates winning the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday in Pinehurst, N.C. Kaymer, who set records for lowest scores in the opening rounds, shot a 1-under 69 to finish at ...


John Hyden, executive director of facilities

John Hyden, executive director of facilities

John Hyden, executive director of facilities


JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Joel Mejia #6 of the Scrappers steps on home plate to score the first scrappers run of the game int he top of the 1st inning during a game at Russell Diethrick Park. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator) Jamestown catcher Taylor Gushue #13 pictured.

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Joel ...

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Joel Mejia #6 of the Scrappers steps on home plate to score the first scrappers run of the game int he top of the 1st inning ...


JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Starting pitcher Sean Brady #8 throws a pitch during the the bottom of the 1st inning during a game at Russell Diethrick Park. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Starting pitcher Sean ...

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Starting pitcher Sean Brady #8 throws a pitch during the the bottom of the 1st inning during a game at Russell Diethrick Park. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)


JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Infielder Austin Fisher #12 of the Scrappers throws the ball to first base for the second out in the top of the 3rd inning during a game at Russell Diethrick Park. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Infielder Austin Fisher ...

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Infielder Austin Fisher #12 of the Scrappers throws the ball to first base for the second out in the top of the 3rd inning during a game at ...


JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Infielder Ordomar Valdez #11 of the Scrappers attempts to maintain possession of the baseball, unsuccessfully after a awkward catch. A Jamestown run would score in the bottom of the 3rd inning during a game at Russell Diethrick Park. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Infielder Ordomar Valdez ...

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Infielder Ordomar Valdez #11 of the Scrappers attempts to maintain possession of the baseball, unsuccessfully after a awkward catch. A Jamestown run would score in the bottom of ...


JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Austin Fisher #12 of the Scrappers sprints to third base to head home and score a run in the top of the 2nd inning during a game at Russell Diethrick Park. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Austin ...

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Austin Fisher #12 of the Scrappers sprints to third base to head home and score a run in the top of the 2nd inning during a ...


JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Infielder Austin Fisher #12 of the Scrappers steps on second base to force out baserunner Carl Anderson #18 of Jamestown for the 1st out, while being ran into by teammate Ordomar Valdez #11 in the bottom of the 1st inning during a game at Russell Diethrick Park. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Infielder Austin Fisher ...

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Infielder Austin Fisher #12 of the Scrappers steps on second base to force out baserunner Carl Anderson #18 of Jamestown for the 1st out, while being ran into ...


JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Yonathan Mendoza #10 of the Scrappers is congratulated by first base coach Shane Rowland after a RBI single in the top of the first inning to make the score 2-0 scrappers during a game at Russell Diethrick Park. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Yonathan ...

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Yonathan Mendoza #10 of the Scrappers is congratulated by first base coach Shane Rowland after a RBI single in the top of the first inning to ...


JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Outfielder Jorge Martinez reacts after watching the baseball drop behind him, outfielder Joel Mejia #6 and infielder Austin Fisher #12, a Jamestown run will score on the play in the bottom of the 1st inning during a game at Russell Diethrick Park. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Outfielder Jorge Martinez ...

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Outfielder Jorge Martinez reacts after watching the baseball drop behind him, outfielder Joel Mejia #6 and infielder Austin Fisher #12, a Jamestown run will score on the play ...


JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Austin Fisher #12 of the Scrappers slides into second base to beat the tag of infielder Erik Lunde #6 of Jamestown during the top of the 2nd inning during a game at Russell Diethrick Park. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Austin ...

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK - JUNE 13, 2014: Base runner Austin Fisher #12 of the Scrappers slides into second base to beat the tag of infielder Erik Lunde #6 of Jamestown during the top of the ...


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Novotny, 23, of Youngstown, pauses before thanking her parents Friday while speaking about her own battle with cancer during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  Novotny was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma at age 19.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Novotny, 23, of Youngstown, pauses before thanking ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Novotny, 23, of Youngstown, pauses before thanking her parents Friday while speaking about her own battle with cancer during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Novotny was ...


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Caregiver pins are displayed Friday on the registration table at the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Caregiver pins are displayed Friday on the registration ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Caregiver pins are displayed Friday on the registration table at the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Novotny, center, 23, of Youngstown, leads the survivor lap Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  Novotny was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma at age 19.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Novotny, center, 23, of Youngstown, leads the ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Novotny, center, 23, of Youngstown, leads the survivor lap Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Novotny was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma at age 19.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Pam Jones, of North Lima, places names on the luminarias Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  The names are in honor or memory of those who have battled cancer.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Pam Jones, of North Lima, places names on ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Pam Jones, of North Lima, places names on the luminarias Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. The names are in honor or memory of those who ...


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Emma Hartshorn, 16, of Canfield, walks Friday with her boyfriend Kato Kim, 16, of Canfield, during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  The couple was walking for former middle school teacher Ken Reel, who lost his battle with cancer.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Emma Hartshorn, 16, of Canfield, walks Friday with ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Emma Hartshorn, 16, of Canfield, walks Friday with her boyfriend Kato Kim, 16, of Canfield, during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. The couple was walking for former ...


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Mike Griffin, of Austintown, watches the walkers Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  Griffin has been battling advanced colon cancer for five years.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Mike Griffin, of Austintown, watches the walkers Friday ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Mike Griffin, of Austintown, watches the walkers Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Griffin has been battling advanced colon cancer for five years.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Dalton Bodnar, center, 20-months-old, of Youngstown, walks the survivor lap Friday with mom Dana, and dad Michael during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  Dalton Bodnar, who's been in remission for 8 months, was diagnosed with testicular cancer a week after his first birthday.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Dalton Bodnar, center, 20-months-old, of Youngstown, walks the ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Dalton Bodnar, center, 20-months-old, of Youngstown, walks the survivor lap Friday with mom Dana, and dad Michael during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Dalton Bodnar, who's been ...


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Deb Bishop, of Austintown, shakes a pompom Friday for those walking the survivor lap during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Deb Bishop, of Austintown, shakes a pompom Friday ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Deb Bishop, of Austintown, shakes a pompom Friday for those walking the survivor lap during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Jordan Miller, of Austintown, walks Friday and carries Brooklyn Youngblood, 9, of Girard, on his shoulders during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Miller is a 24-hour walker with team PsyCare.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Jordan Miller, of Austintown, walks Friday and carries ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Jordan Miller, of Austintown, walks Friday and carries Brooklyn Youngblood, 9, of Girard, on his shoulders during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Miller is a 24-hour walker ...


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Jeremy Taylor and Alison VanFossan

Jeremy Taylor and Alison VanFossan

Jeremy Taylor and Alison VanFossan


Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chmelik

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chmelik

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chmelik


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Youngstown Wolves Club presented scholarships at a banquet May 16. From left are Joseph Meranto, Wolves scholarship chairman; scholarship recipients Kayle Augustine, Rachel Marchese, Jessica Augustine, Britnee Grantz, Alyssa Zorzi, James Field, Joseph Sebest and Kevin McNally; and David DiGiacomo, president of Wolves.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Youngstown Wolves Club presented scholarships at ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Youngstown Wolves Club presented scholarships at a banquet May 16. From left are Joseph Meranto, Wolves scholarship chairman; scholarship recipients Kayle Augustine, Rachel Marchese, Jessica Augustine, Britnee Grantz, Alyssa Zorzi, James ...


Laura A. Gluszik and Ryan A. Kuchmaner

Laura A. Gluszik and Ryan A. Kuchmaner

Laura A. Gluszik and Ryan A. Kuchmaner


Allison Pavlov and Todd Pungratz

Allison Pavlov and Todd Pungratz

Allison Pavlov and Todd Pungratz


Patrick J. Allen and Tiffany L. Rivers

Patrick J. Allen and Tiffany L. Rivers

Patrick J. Allen and Tiffany L. Rivers


Mr. and Mrs. Walter Antos

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Antos

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Antos


WILLIAM D. LEWIS | THE VINDICATOR
Committee co-chairs of the Clubs for Kids Golf Classic are, from left, Jim Sisek, David Tod II, and Reid and Judy Schmutz.

WILLIAM D. LEWIS | THE VINDICATOR Committee co-chairs of the ...

WILLIAM D. LEWIS | THE VINDICATOR Committee co-chairs of the Clubs for Kids Golf Classic are, from left, Jim Sisek, David Tod II, and Reid and Judy Schmutz.


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
American Legion Post 236 of Newton Falls installed new officers for 2014-2015. From left to right are Vic Sibera, first vice commander; Walt Tully, chaplain; Donna Ball, finance officer-historian; Albert Mason, adjutant; Joe Ball, commander; Joe Nicolino, service officer; and Darryl Brown, sergeant-at-arms. Officiating the ceremony were Ron Curry and Roger Gardner. Also installed was Steve Garcar, second vice commander.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR American Legion Post 236 of Newton ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR American Legion Post 236 of Newton Falls installed new officers for 2014-2015. From left to right are Vic Sibera, first vice commander; Walt Tully, chaplain; Donna Ball, finance officer-historian; Albert Mason, ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Youngstown Lions Club honored veterans Don Mathews, Dennis McMahon, Parker McHenry, Roy Reese and George Kolesar.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Youngstown Lions Club honored veterans Don ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Youngstown Lions Club honored veterans Don Mathews, Dennis McMahon, Parker McHenry, Roy Reese and George Kolesar.


Very special coach and dad Bill Timmerman is shown with his adopted special-needs children in their Challenger baseball picture. Sent by mom, Sandee Timmerman.

Very special coach and dad Bill Timmerman is shown with ...

Very special coach and dad Bill Timmerman is shown with his adopted special-needs children in their Challenger baseball picture. Sent by mom, Sandee Timmerman.


Here are Marlena and Bill Timmerman, sent by Sandee Timmerman.

Here are Marlena and Bill Timmerman, sent by Sandee Timmerman.

Here are Marlena and Bill Timmerman, sent by Sandee Timmerman.


Bill Timmerman and Marcus Timmerman, submitted by wife and mother, Sandee Timmerman.

Bill Timmerman and Marcus Timmerman, submitted by wife and mother, ...

Bill Timmerman and Marcus Timmerman, submitted by wife and mother, Sandee Timmerman.


Chad Burbrink of Fort Wayne, Ind., is shown with his father Steve Burbrink of Canfield.

Chad Burbrink of Fort Wayne, Ind., is shown with his ...

Chad Burbrink of Fort Wayne, Ind., is shown with his father Steve Burbrink of Canfield.


This is Nick and Ed Horvath of Youngstown.

This is Nick and Ed Horvath of Youngstown.

This is Nick and Ed Horvath of Youngstown.


Ryan Ward: Andy Ward, 6, and his dad Ryan Ward, enjoyed a rare quiet moment together in their front yard in Poland. Sent by Jennifer Ward.

Ryan Ward: Andy Ward, 6, and his dad Ryan Ward, ...

Ryan Ward: Andy Ward, 6, and his dad Ryan Ward, enjoyed a rare quiet moment together in their front yard in Poland. Sent by Jennifer Ward.


Father and daughter are at Vero Beach, a moment April Symonds, wife and mom, will never forget.

Father and daughter are at Vero Beach, a moment April ...

Father and daughter are at Vero Beach, a moment April Symonds, wife and mom, will never forget.


Here are Mike Pero of Youngstown and his son, Michael Pero of Austintown.

Here are Mike Pero of Youngstown and his son, Michael ...

Here are Mike Pero of Youngstown and his son, Michael Pero of Austintown.


Nick and Ed Horvath live in Youngstown.

Nick and Ed Horvath live in Youngstown.

Nick and Ed Horvath live in Youngstown.


Proud Papa Ken Tirpack of Boardman with his grandsons, Gavin Ward, 8, and Andy Ward, 6, both of Poland, are ready for the first day of school at St. Charles in 2013. Sent by Jen Ward.

Proud Papa Ken Tirpack of Boardman with his grandsons, Gavin ...

Proud Papa Ken Tirpack of Boardman with his grandsons, Gavin Ward, 8, and Andy Ward, 6, both of Poland, are ready for the first day of school at St. Charles in 2013. Sent by Jen ...


John Dankovich of Sunbury, Ohio, with his dad, Alex Dankovich of Canfield.

John Dankovich of Sunbury, Ohio, with his dad, Alex Dankovich ...

John Dankovich of Sunbury, Ohio, with his dad, Alex Dankovich of Canfield.


Jonathan Zyznar of Poland and his son, Mason Zyznar, 2, last fall.

Jonathan Zyznar of Poland and his son, Mason Zyznar, 2, ...

Jonathan Zyznar of Poland and his son, Mason Zyznar, 2, last fall.


In front, from left, are Santino Jorge, ring bearer and Alex Jorge. And in back are Joseph Jorge on his wedding day, and Michael Jorge, father of all three boys. Sent by grandma, Renee Bero at her grandsons' request.

In front, from left, are Santino Jorge, ring bearer and ...

In front, from left, are Santino Jorge, ring bearer and Alex Jorge. And in back are Joseph Jorge on his wedding day, and Michael Jorge, father of all three boys. Sent by grandma, Renee Bero ...


Mallory and Doug Vaclav of Canfield.

Mallory and Doug Vaclav of Canfield.

Mallory and Doug Vaclav of Canfield.


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER: It's thumbs-up for Kurt DiLisio and his two sons, Gino, 5, and Rocco, 7, as they get ready to ride the Beetle Bounce during a visit to Legoland in April 2013. Kurt's wife, Jennifer, submitted the winning photo. The family lives in Canfield. As the winners of this year's photo drawing, the guys will share $100 in gift certificates from the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, good toward the purchase of game tickets, merchandise and food.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER: It's thumbs-up for Kurt DiLisio and ...

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER: It's thumbs-up for Kurt DiLisio and his two sons, Gino, 5, and Rocco, 7, as they get ready to ride the Beetle Bounce during a visit to Legoland in April 2013. ...


Avery Motzko with his Dad, Garrett Motzko enjoyed a Scrapper's game in 2012.  Sent by Avery's  grandma and Garrett's mom, Sharon Landis of Warren. This is one of his favorite memories and treasured pictures.

Avery Motzko with his Dad, Garrett Motzko enjoyed a Scrapper's ...

Avery Motzko with his Dad, Garrett Motzko enjoyed a Scrapper's game in 2012. Sent by Avery's grandma and Garrett's mom, Sharon Landis of Warren. This is one of his favorite memories and treasured pictures.


Dan Schiavoni chilling with his daughters, Kaylea and Carmella. Sent by Dan’s mother, Joan Schiavoni of Boardman.

Dan Schiavoni chilling with his daughters, Kaylea and Carmella. Sent ...

Dan Schiavoni chilling with his daughters, Kaylea and Carmella. Sent by Dan’s mother, Joan Schiavoni of Boardman.


Harry L. Johnson III, Gabby and Harry Liam Johnson are at a Sunday jazz concert at Chalet Debonne Winery. Sent by Jaci Johnson.

Harry L. Johnson III, Gabby and Harry Liam Johnson are ...

Harry L. Johnson III, Gabby and Harry Liam Johnson are at a Sunday jazz concert at Chalet Debonne Winery. Sent by Jaci Johnson.


Max Prizant and his dad celebrating after Max broke the school pole vault record. His dad has coached him for four years. Lots of hours of practice resulted in great success and this celebration.

Max Prizant and his dad celebrating after Max broke the ...

Max Prizant and his dad celebrating after Max broke the school pole vault record. His dad has coached him for four years. Lots of hours of practice resulted in great success and this celebration.


A family divided: Brian, Travis and Tyler Denmeade are Browns fans and Joshua Denmeade is the Steelers fan.

A family divided: Brian, Travis and Tyler Denmeade are Browns ...

A family divided: Brian, Travis and Tyler Denmeade are Browns fans and Joshua Denmeade is the Steelers fan.


David and Dante DiRusso sharing a laugh at Dante's wedding.

David and Dante DiRusso sharing a laugh at Dante's wedding.

David and Dante DiRusso sharing a laugh at Dante's wedding.


Mahoning Valley Scrapper pitcher J.P. Feyereisen, a recent draftee, talks with Madison Bucko, 9, of Austintown, Thursday during the team’s media day at Eastwood Field in Niles. Madison will throw out the first pitch at the team’s home opener Tuesday against the Auburn Doubledays. The season opener is tonight against the Jammers in Jamestown, N.Y.

Mahoning Valley Scrapper pitcher J.P. Feyereisen, a recent draftee, talks ...

Mahoning Valley Scrapper pitcher J.P. Feyereisen, a recent draftee, talks with Madison Bucko, 9, of Austintown, Thursday during the team’s media day at Eastwood Field in Niles. Madison will throw out the first pitch at ...


William D Lewis the vindicator  Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt , right, portraying bad guy, and Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.

William D Lewis the vindicator Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt ...

William D Lewis the vindicator Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt , right, portraying bad guy, and Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.


William D Lewis the vindicator  Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt gives advice and training to Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.

William D Lewis the vindicator Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt ...

William D Lewis the vindicator Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt gives advice and training to Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.


William D Lewis the vindicator  Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt, left, portray a bad guy in a training exercise with Hubbard PD ptl Marcus Coonce 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.

William D Lewis the vindicator Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt, ...

William D Lewis the vindicator Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt, left, portray a bad guy in a training exercise with Hubbard PD ptl Marcus Coonce 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.


William D Lewis the vindicator   Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.

William D Lewis the vindicator Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during ...

William D Lewis the vindicator Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.


William D Lewis the vindicator   Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise with Hubbard PD 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.

William D Lewis the vindicator Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during ...

William D Lewis the vindicator Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise with Hubbard PD 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.


William D Lewis the vindicator  Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt,left, gives advice and training to Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard. Center is Hubbard PD ptlm Joe Marando.

William D Lewis the vindicator Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt,left, ...

William D Lewis the vindicator Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt,left, gives advice and training to Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard. Center is Hubbard PD ptlm ...


William D Lewis the vindicator  Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt gives advice and training to Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.

William D Lewis the vindicator Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt ...

William D Lewis the vindicator Hubbard PD sgt Chris Moffitt gives advice and training to Vindy reporter Jeane Starmack during a training exercise 6-12 at a vacant building in Hubbard.


This photo is Donald Cononico with his daughter, Jacquelyn.

This photo is Donald Cononico with his daughter, Jacquelyn.

This photo is Donald Cononico with his daughter, Jacquelyn.


Raeann DelFratte with her dad, Tom.

Raeann DelFratte with her dad, Tom.

Raeann DelFratte with her dad, Tom.


Sophia with her baby brother, Quinn, 3 months, are spending Christmas Eve with their daddy, Joshua. Submitted by Nana Barb Barringer.

Sophia with her baby brother, Quinn, 3 months, are spending ...

Sophia with her baby brother, Quinn, 3 months, are spending Christmas Eve with their daddy, Joshua. Submitted by Nana Barb Barringer.


Earl Reynolds is shown with his daughter, Angelique Reynolds in Charlotte.

Earl Reynolds is shown with his daughter, Angelique Reynolds in ...

Earl Reynolds is shown with his daughter, Angelique Reynolds in Charlotte.


Tom DelFratte with his daughter, Raeann.

Tom DelFratte with his daughter, Raeann.

Tom DelFratte with his daughter, Raeann.


Nick Hrbolich with his son Noah.

Nick Hrbolich with his son Noah.

Nick Hrbolich with his son Noah.


Ron Benson (Popi) is with Joey of Newton Falls.

Ron Benson (Popi) is with Joey of Newton Falls.

Ron Benson (Popi) is with Joey of Newton Falls.


Jeff Musser of Hubbard and his son, Adam Musser, 3, of Howland, taken in August 1984. Sent by Adam.

Jeff Musser of Hubbard and his son, Adam Musser, 3, ...

Jeff Musser of Hubbard and his son, Adam Musser, 3, of Howland, taken in August 1984. Sent by Adam.


Jerry Ambrosia with his grandson, Dominic Ambrosia, at Dominic's uncle Michael's wedding in Cleveland last August.

Jerry Ambrosia with his grandson, Dominic Ambrosia, at Dominic's uncle ...

Jerry Ambrosia with his grandson, Dominic Ambrosia, at Dominic's uncle Michael's wedding in Cleveland last August.


Michael Billy, is coaxing his son, Gabriel, who just turned 2, to jump into the pool to "Daddy will catch you. Don't be afraid." After a few minutes he jumped. Taken at the Hilton Garden Inn in Blue Ash, Ohio, by Grandma Jean Billy.

Michael Billy, is coaxing his son, Gabriel, who just turned ...

Michael Billy, is coaxing his son, Gabriel, who just turned 2, to jump into the pool to "Daddy will catch you. Don't be afraid." After a few minutes he jumped. Taken at the Hilton Garden ...


Tony Chance of Sharpsville, Pa., enjoyed Father's Day in 2013 with his son Jack Chance, 2. This was the first time Jack went under the sprinkler and he and his dad had a blast! Sent by Mary Ellen Chance of Youngstown.

Tony Chance of Sharpsville, Pa., enjoyed Father's Day in 2013 ...

Tony Chance of Sharpsville, Pa., enjoyed Father's Day in 2013 with his son Jack Chance, 2. This was the first time Jack went under the sprinkler and he and his dad had a blast! Sent ...


Happy Father's Day to Calvin Williams, with love from Tavia and Kiley. Sent by Kiley Williams of Youngstown.

Happy Father's Day to Calvin Williams, with love from Tavia ...

Happy Father's Day to Calvin Williams, with love from Tavia and Kiley. Sent by Kiley Williams of Youngstown.


Sophia, 3, tells her daddy, Joshua Barringer of Canfield, "That's okay daddy, I will get it." Sent by Grandma, Barb Barringer.

Sophia, 3, tells her daddy, Joshua Barringer of Canfield, "That's ...

Sophia, 3, tells her daddy, Joshua Barringer of Canfield, "That's okay daddy, I will get it." Sent by Grandma, Barb Barringer.


Mark Bregar of Columbiana, his son, Nathan and Mark's father, Kerry Bregar of New Middletown. Three generations submitted by Nicole Bregar, Mark's wife.

Mark Bregar of Columbiana, his son, Nathan and Mark's father, ...

Mark Bregar of Columbiana, his son, Nathan and Mark's father, Kerry Bregar of New Middletown. Three generations submitted by Nicole Bregar, Mark's wife.


Danny Saulsberry: Danny L. Saulsberry, who is no longer here, is pictured with his daughter, Alicia Saulsberry. He was Alicia's best friend, and will be missed. Happy Father's Day, Dad.

Danny Saulsberry: Danny L. Saulsberry, who is no longer here, ...

Danny Saulsberry: Danny L. Saulsberry, who is no longer here, is pictured with his daughter, Alicia Saulsberry. He was Alicia's best friend, and will be missed. Happy Father's Day, Dad.


This is Jack Novicky of New Middletown, and his granddaughter Cecelia Grope, sent by Jack's daughter, Allison Grope of Boardman.

This is Jack Novicky of New Middletown, and his granddaughter ...

This is Jack Novicky of New Middletown, and his granddaughter Cecelia Grope, sent by Jack's daughter, Allison Grope of Boardman.


Themistocles "Tom" Tsarnas is with Logan Tsarnas of New Middletown.

Themistocles "Tom" Tsarnas is with Logan Tsarnas of New Middletown.

Themistocles "Tom" Tsarnas is with Logan Tsarnas of New Middletown.


Lt. Col. Eric Turnbull is an every day hero who reads to children at school and teaches elementary children about VeteranÕs Day. He never complained about spending a year in Iraq, when he earned a Bronze Star. He just celebrated 30 years active duty with the Air Force. Faith Turnbull of Spring City, Pa., says he is the best dad Ñ always patient and smiling.

Lt. Col. Eric Turnbull is an every day hero who ...

Lt. Col. Eric Turnbull is an every day hero who reads to children at school and teaches elementary children about VeteranÕs Day. He never complained about spending a year in Iraq, when he earned a ...


Michael J. Grace Sr. of Youngstown, and Marcus J. Grace Sr. of Columbus.

Michael J. Grace Sr. of Youngstown, and Marcus J. Grace ...

Michael J. Grace Sr. of Youngstown, and Marcus J. Grace Sr. of Columbus.


Don Newell Jr. with his son Hunter are enjoying Memorial Day.

Don Newell Jr. with his son Hunter are enjoying Memorial ...

Don Newell Jr. with his son Hunter are enjoying Memorial Day.


 Both Gene DeChristofaro Jr. and his son Gene DeChristofaro III live in Girard.

Both Gene DeChristofaro Jr. and his son Gene DeChristofaro III ...

Both Gene DeChristofaro Jr. and his son Gene DeChristofaro III live in Girard.


These two are ready for a Pirates game, with baseball ready to throw. Submitted by Alexandra Portwood.

These two are ready for a Pirates game, with baseball ...

These two are ready for a Pirates game, with baseball ready to throw. Submitted by Alexandra Portwood.


Warren Harrell Jr. with his son Jerome Harrell. Jerome says his dad is his role model.

Warren Harrell Jr. with his son Jerome Harrell. Jerome says ...

Warren Harrell Jr. with his son Jerome Harrell. Jerome says his dad is his role model.


 Gathered, from left, are Stephen Pacheco holding his son, Stephen Q. of Canfield; Papa Will holding grandson, Alec Will; and Vincent Pacheco with his son Vincent Jr. of Pittsburgh. The photo was taken at a July 4 picnic at PapaÕs house. Sent by Grandma Aida.

Gathered, from left, are Stephen Pacheco holding his son, Stephen ...

Gathered, from left, are Stephen Pacheco holding his son, Stephen Q. of Canfield; Papa Will holding grandson, Alec Will; and Vincent Pacheco with his son Vincent Jr. of Pittsburgh. The photo was taken at a ...


Michael Cole, 8 months, attended his first Cleveland Indians game May 20 with Daddy, Joe Cole. Sent by Mommy, Jill Cole. All live in Boardman.

Michael Cole, 8 months, attended his first Cleveland Indians game ...

Michael Cole, 8 months, attended his first Cleveland Indians game May 20 with Daddy, Joe Cole. Sent by Mommy, Jill Cole. All live in Boardman.


Anthony Camuso: Anthony Camuso of Canfield, and his son, Georgie, 5, just horsing around like they usually do, says proud wife and mom Rachel E. Camuso.

Anthony Camuso: Anthony Camuso of Canfield, and his son, Georgie, ...

Anthony Camuso: Anthony Camuso of Canfield, and his son, Georgie, 5, just horsing around like they usually do, says proud wife and mom Rachel E. Camuso.


Mark Phillips of Girard, with his son, Anthony Phillips.

Mark Phillips of Girard, with his son, Anthony Phillips.

Mark Phillips of Girard, with his son, Anthony Phillips.


From left are Grandpa John Boris Sr. of Boardman and grandson, Michael Kinkela of Poland; and Albert Kinkela Sr. of Lowellville, grandpa to Albert Kinkela Jr. of Poland. Sent by Michael Kinkela.

From left are Grandpa John Boris Sr. of Boardman and ...

From left are Grandpa John Boris Sr. of Boardman and grandson, Michael Kinkela of Poland; and Albert Kinkela Sr. of Lowellville, grandpa to Albert Kinkela Jr. of Poland. Sent by Michael Kinkela.


Three generations of Pavlanskys are Joseph, 91; Joseph, 33; and Dennis, 60. All are of Campbell.

Three generations of Pavlanskys are Joseph, 91; Joseph, 33; and ...

Three generations of Pavlanskys are Joseph, 91; Joseph, 33; and Dennis, 60. All are of Campbell.


Cindy Martz sent this photo of these two handsome fellows ready to tackle those blades of grass!

Cindy Martz sent this photo of these two handsome fellows ...

Cindy Martz sent this photo of these two handsome fellows ready to tackle those blades of grass!


Don Newell Jr. and his Dad, Don Sr. from Hubbard.

Don Newell Jr. and his Dad, Don Sr. from Hubbard.

Don Newell Jr. and his Dad, Don Sr. from Hubbard.


John Liposchak of North Jackson is with his daughter, Patti Carano of Lordstown, on a cruise in the Caribbean.

John Liposchak of North Jackson is with his daughter, Patti ...

John Liposchak of North Jackson is with his daughter, Patti Carano of Lordstown, on a cruise in the Caribbean.


Here are two happy fellows, Nathan Cox and his son, Zane, 8 months old.

Here are two happy fellows, Nathan Cox and his son, ...

Here are two happy fellows, Nathan Cox and his son, Zane, 8 months old.


Jerome Givens with his sons Maleik, left, and Isiah.

Jerome Givens with his sons Maleik, left, and Isiah.

Jerome Givens with his sons Maleik, left, and Isiah.


Jerome Givens and his son Isiah are agreeing they are Number One!

Jerome Givens and his son Isiah are agreeing they are ...

Jerome Givens and his son Isiah are agreeing they are Number One!


Justin Pounds and son, Jayson Pounds, both from Warren, are enjoying quality time. Sent by Janet Pounds.

Justin Pounds and son, Jayson Pounds, both from Warren, are ...

Justin Pounds and son, Jayson Pounds, both from Warren, are enjoying quality time. Sent by Janet Pounds.


Josh Morales of Campbell and Branden Morales of Boardman with their father, Andres Morales of Campbell, enjoyed a visit to Sea World  on June 22, 1986.

Josh Morales of Campbell and Branden Morales of Boardman with ...

Josh Morales of Campbell and Branden Morales of Boardman with their father, Andres Morales of Campbell, enjoyed a visit to Sea World on June 22, 1986.


Todd Mattozzi with his daughter Marissa Mattozzi, who live in Austintown. They are two peas in a pod and Marissa will always be daddy's little girl no matter how old she gets!! Sent by wife and mom, Toni Mattozzi.

Todd Mattozzi with his daughter Marissa Mattozzi, who live in ...

Todd Mattozzi with his daughter Marissa Mattozzi, who live in Austintown. They are two peas in a pod and Marissa will always be daddy's little girl no matter how old she gets!! Sent by wife ...


John J. Vanca is with his son Luke in 2005 on Luke's first birthday. Both reside in Campbell.

John J. Vanca is with his son Luke in 2005 ...

John J. Vanca is with his son Luke in 2005 on Luke's first birthday. Both reside in Campbell.


Lori Gerner of East Palestine says, "The best way to see these United States is on a Harley," riding with her dad, Chuck Cavanaugh of New Middletown.

Lori Gerner of East Palestine says, "The best way to ...

Lori Gerner of East Palestine says, "The best way to see these United States is on a Harley," riding with her dad, Chuck Cavanaugh of New Middletown.


 "We nominate our Dad, Mike for the annual Father's Day photo contest. He has done everything for us and we really appreciate it!" Submitted by Matt and Greg Villanueva.

"We nominate our Dad, Mike for the annual Father's Day ...

"We nominate our Dad, Mike for the annual Father's Day photo contest. He has done everything for us and we really appreciate it!" Submitted by Matt and Greg Villanueva.


David and Dante DiRusso share a laugh at Dante's wedding, sent by Rebecca DiRusso.

David and Dante DiRusso share a laugh at Dante's wedding, ...

David and Dante DiRusso share a laugh at Dante's wedding, sent by Rebecca DiRusso.


Ethan Sheets, 8, with his dad, Chris Hartman, of Canfield, having a fun day at great-grandma's house. Sent by Nana Lani Hartman.

Ethan Sheets, 8, with his dad, Chris Hartman, of Canfield, ...

Ethan Sheets, 8, with his dad, Chris Hartman, of Canfield, having a fun day at great-grandma's house. Sent by Nana Lani Hartman.


Johnny Steele is with Alexis and Jaxon.

Johnny Steele is with Alexis and Jaxon.

Johnny Steele is with Alexis and Jaxon.


Kevin Dominic with his son, Vincent, both live in Youngstown, sent by Judy Dominic of Hubbard, VincentÕs grandmother.

Kevin Dominic with his son, Vincent, both live in Youngstown, ...

Kevin Dominic with his son, Vincent, both live in Youngstown, sent by Judy Dominic of Hubbard, VincentÕs grandmother.


Seamus Krompegel is helping his dad, Sean Krompegel of Canfield. Submitted by Grandpa Jack Krompegel..

Seamus Krompegel is helping his dad, Sean Krompegel of Canfield. ...

Seamus Krompegel is helping his dad, Sean Krompegel of Canfield. Submitted by Grandpa Jack Krompegel..


Emil Dulovich with his son, Richard, of Youngstown.

Emil Dulovich with his son, Richard, of Youngstown.

Emil Dulovich with his son, Richard, of Youngstown.


Jerry McNally of Youngstown, center, with sons Sean McNally of Powell, Ohio, left, and Breen McNally, also of Youngstown, at the annual Army/Navy football game in Philadelphia. Breen and Sean took their father to the game for his birthday. They also celebrated BreenÕs upcoming wedding.

Jerry McNally of Youngstown, center, with sons Sean McNally of ...

Jerry McNally of Youngstown, center, with sons Sean McNally of Powell, Ohio, left, and Breen McNally, also of Youngstown, at the annual Army/Navy football game in Philadelphia. Breen and Sean took their father to the ...


 John P., John J. and Luke J. Vanca make three generations, all of Campbell.

John P., John J. and Luke J. Vanca make three ...

John P., John J. and Luke J. Vanca make three generations, all of Campbell.


Patrick Huly with his son, Ethan, at the Magic Kingdom.

Patrick Huly with his son, Ethan, at the Magic Kingdom.

Patrick Huly with his son, Ethan, at the Magic Kingdom.


Luca Comichisto, now 8, and his father Christofer Comichisto. They live in Cortland. Grandfather is Lio Comichista of Girard. Sent by grandmother, Bice Comichista.

Luca Comichisto, now 8, and his father Christofer Comichisto. They ...

Luca Comichisto, now 8, and his father Christofer Comichisto. They live in Cortland. Grandfather is Lio Comichista of Girard. Sent by grandmother, Bice Comichista.


Zack and Brian Krichbaum, both of Columbus, with Dad, Scott Krichbaum of Boardman, had a good time smoking cigars in Washington D.C.

Zack and Brian Krichbaum, both of Columbus, with Dad, Scott ...

Zack and Brian Krichbaum, both of Columbus, with Dad, Scott Krichbaum of Boardman, had a good time smoking cigars in Washington D.C.


Father and son, Harry L. Johnson III and Harry Liam Johnson are at daddyÕs office in City Hall. Sent by Jaci Johnson.

Father and son, Harry L. Johnson III and Harry Liam ...

Father and son, Harry L. Johnson III and Harry Liam Johnson are at daddyÕs office in City Hall. Sent by Jaci Johnson.


Benjamin A. Howard Sr. of North Jackson and Benjamin A. Howard Jr. of Norfolk, Virginia. The picture on the left was taken in 1997 at a Boy Scout dedication, and the picture on the right was taken in 2012 at Ben Jr.Õs US Navy graduation from Boot Camp. Sent by Joyce E. Howard.

Benjamin A. Howard Sr. of North Jackson and Benjamin A. ...

Benjamin A. Howard Sr. of North Jackson and Benjamin A. Howard Jr. of Norfolk, Virginia. The picture on the left was taken in 1997 at a Boy Scout dedication, and the picture on the right ...


Karl Hartzell of Youngstown and his dad, Ken of Austintown, are celebrating Karl's birthday in 2013. Sent by mom and wife Linda.

Karl Hartzell of Youngstown and his dad, Ken of Austintown, ...

Karl Hartzell of Youngstown and his dad, Ken of Austintown, are celebrating Karl's birthday in 2013. Sent by mom and wife Linda.


Altar boy, Tommy Dailey, with his father, Joseph E. Dailey, in 1956, are preparing to attend a Mass to honor fathers on Father's Day at St. Christine Church in Youngstown. Tommy's father is his hero.

Altar boy, Tommy Dailey, with his father, Joseph E. Dailey, ...

Altar boy, Tommy Dailey, with his father, Joseph E. Dailey, in 1956, are preparing to attend a Mass to honor fathers on Father's Day at St. Christine Church in Youngstown. Tommy's father is his hero.


Christopher Calfee with his son, Brandon, catching Brandon's first fish May 31 at Evans Lake in Canfield. Sent by Nana Wittenauer of Youngstown.

Christopher Calfee with his son, Brandon, catching Brandon's first fish ...

Christopher Calfee with his son, Brandon, catching Brandon's first fish May 31 at Evans Lake in Canfield. Sent by Nana Wittenauer of Youngstown.


Taken on Father's Day six years ago, this is grandfather Donato Buccino, son Patsy Buccino and grandson Danny Buccino. Submitted by Irene Buccino.

Taken on Father's Day six years ago, this is grandfather ...

Taken on Father's Day six years ago, this is grandfather Donato Buccino, son Patsy Buccino and grandson Danny Buccino. Submitted by Irene Buccino.


AJ Aponte is holding his son Li'l AJ for the first time. Submitted by Milly Aponte of Youngstown.

AJ Aponte is holding his son Li'l AJ for the ...

AJ Aponte is holding his son Li'l AJ for the first time. Submitted by Milly Aponte of Youngstown.


Ashley Shultz and Joshua Stewart

Ashley Shultz and Joshua Stewart

Ashley Shultz and Joshua Stewart


Kevin Libeg and Mallory Thomsen

Kevin Libeg and Mallory Thomsen

Kevin Libeg and Mallory Thomsen


Stephen M. Horne II and Amanda L. Wargo

Stephen M. Horne II and Amanda L. Wargo

Stephen M. Horne II and Amanda L. Wargo


Kings defenseman Alec Martinez looks away as Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis celebrates scoring a goal in the second period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday in New York. The Rangers held on to win 2-1 and avoid a sweep. Game 5 is set for Friday in Los Angeles.

Kings defenseman Alec Martinez looks away as Rangers right wing ...

Kings defenseman Alec Martinez looks away as Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis celebrates scoring a goal in the second period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday in New York. The ...


Wayne Murray is founder and director of Open Arms Community Outreach, and his wife, Angie, is co-founder. “Blessing bags,” such as those shown here, are filled with personal-care items and given to people in need and are one part of the Open Arms ministry.

Wayne Murray is founder and director of Open Arms Community ...

Wayne Murray is founder and director of Open Arms Community Outreach, and his wife, Angie, is co-founder. “Blessing bags,” such as those shown here, are filled with personal-care items and given to people in need ...


At left, Mark Cole throws his hands in the air, as Cody Rivera attempts to defy gravity while on a ride at the 41st annual St. Nicholas Church Festival on Wednesday evening. The two 10-year-olds, both of Youngstown, were among those who came out for the festival’s opening day, despite the threat of rain.

At left, Mark Cole throws his hands in the air, ...

At left, Mark Cole throws his hands in the air, as Cody Rivera attempts to defy gravity while on a ride at the 41st annual St. Nicholas Church Festival on Wednesday evening. The two 10-year-olds, ...


The Oakhill Renaissance Place county-office building on Oak Hill Avenue in Youngstown is at the center of a
political corruption case.

The Oakhill Renaissance Place county-office building on Oak Hill Avenue ...

The Oakhill Renaissance Place county-office building on Oak Hill Avenue in Youngstown is at the center of a political corruption case.


General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s oversight subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Barra and former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas, who last week issued a report on GM’s delayed recall of 2.6 million small cars equipped with defective ignition switches, will appear before the subcommittee Wednesday, the panel announced.

General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the House Energy ...

General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s oversight subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Barra and former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas, who last week issued a report on GM’s ...


The Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen rounds second after hitting a two-run home run off Cubs starting pitcher Jason
Hammel during the first inning of their baseball game Wednesday at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. McCutchen reached base four times in the Pirates’ 4-2 win.

The Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen rounds second after hitting a two-run ...

The Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen rounds second after hitting a two-run home run off Cubs starting pitcher Jason Hammel during the first inning of their baseball game Wednesday at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. McCutchen reached base ...


John Bruce Barton spoke in court to Judge Ronald Rice on Wednesday asking for former Niles funeral director Robert P. McDermott Sr. to receive 20 years in prison for the theft of $270,000 from about 50 of his former customers, including Barton. At left is Chuck Morrow, assistant Trumbull County prosecutor. Many other victims were in the courtroom behind Barton.

John Bruce Barton spoke in court to Judge Ronald Rice ...

John Bruce Barton spoke in court to Judge Ronald Rice on Wednesday asking for former Niles funeral director Robert P. McDermott Sr. to receive 20 years in prison for the theft of $270,000 from about ...


Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, 2011 U.S. Open winner, practices Wednesday for the 2014 Open at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C. The tournament begins today.

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, 2011 U.S. Open winner, practices ...

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, 2011 U.S. Open winner, practices Wednesday for the 2014 Open at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C. The tournament begins today.


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Easter Seals wants to thank Angels of Easter Seals for the Breakfast at Tiffany’s fundraiser on May 8. Above, Stan Boney and Bianca ham it up, 21 years after first walking together in the show. Bianca, now 22, attends Easter Seals Skill Development Program. Another dynamic duo onstage was Todd Franko and Hunter, who had a surprise up his sleeve. He worked hard for several weeks to show off a milestone — a hop. That was quite a feat for someone who wasn’t expected to walk when he was diagnosed.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Easter Seals wants to thank Angels ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Easter Seals wants to thank Angels of Easter Seals for the Breakfast at Tiffany’s fundraiser on May 8. Above, Stan Boney and Bianca ham it up, 21 years after first walking ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Students from Mrs. Flack’s sixth-grade class participated in Rockin’ Race for Cancer and, along with others, helped to raise $2,810.07 to present to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Students from Mrs. Flack’s sixth-grade class ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Students from Mrs. Flack’s sixth-grade class participated in Rockin’ Race for Cancer and, along with others, helped to raise $2,810.07 to present to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.


Fried Italian Greens appetizer topped with pecorino Romano cheese and a Hungarian hot pepper.

Fried Italian Greens appetizer topped with pecorino Romano cheese and ...

Fried Italian Greens appetizer topped with pecorino Romano cheese and a Hungarian hot pepper.


Joe DiLoreto, principal of Jackson-Milton Elementary School, is retiring at the end of the month. He spent 35 of his 40 years in education in the Jackson-Milton School District.

Joe DiLoreto, principal of Jackson-Milton Elementary School, is retiring at ...

Joe DiLoreto, principal of Jackson-Milton Elementary School, is retiring at the end of the month. He spent 35 of his 40 years in education in the Jackson-Milton School District.


Cleveland first baseman Carlos Santana fields a ground ball hit by Kansas Cit’s Mike Moustakas in the fourth inning Tuesday night. The Royals beat the Indians, 6-2, in the first game of a two-game series in Kansas City.

Cleveland first baseman Carlos Santana fields a ground ball hit ...

Cleveland first baseman Carlos Santana fields a ground ball hit by Kansas Cit’s Mike Moustakas in the fourth inning Tuesday night. The Royals beat the Indians, 6-2, in the first game of a two-game series ...


Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo, right, takes a throw from starting pitcher Travis Wood as Pittsburgh rookie Gregory Polanco dives back safely to first during the third inning Tuesday night. The Cubs beat the Pirates, 7-3.

Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo, right, takes a throw from ...

Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo, right, takes a throw from starting pitcher Travis Wood as Pittsburgh rookie Gregory Polanco dives back safely to first during the third inning Tuesday night. The Cubs beat the Pirates, ...


San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) and forward Kawhi Leonard (2) defend Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) and forward Kawhi ...

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) and forward Kawhi Leonard (2) defend Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.


Campus minister Garret White walks on the YSU campus, where the Coalition for Christian Outreach and
Protestant Campus Ministry are partnering.

Campus minister Garret White walks on the YSU campus, where ...

Campus minister Garret White walks on the YSU campus, where the Coalition for Christian Outreach and Protestant Campus Ministry are partnering.


Yvonne Howell and Jarell Houston, at right, both of Youngstown, check out the baked goods for sale by Shelli DelSignore from Shelli’s Cookies at the Idora Neighborhood Farmers Market on Tuesday afternoon. The market at 2600 Glenwood Ave., on the city’s South Side, will be open from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday through Sept. 30.

Yvonne Howell and Jarell Houston, at right, both of Youngstown, ...

Yvonne Howell and Jarell Houston, at right, both of Youngstown, check out the baked goods for sale by Shelli DelSignore from Shelli’s Cookies at the Idora Neighborhood Farmers Market on Tuesday afternoon. The market at ...


Anthony J. Fusco and Jennifer L. Martin

Anthony J. Fusco and Jennifer L. Martin

Anthony J. Fusco and Jennifer L. Martin


Alexandra Darby and Matthew Roth

Alexandra Darby and Matthew Roth

Alexandra Darby and Matthew Roth


Sarah Garchar and Justin Ginnetti

Sarah Garchar and Justin Ginnetti

Sarah Garchar and Justin Ginnetti


Stephanie M. Jarvis and Matthew L. Putzier

Stephanie M. Jarvis and Matthew L. Putzier

Stephanie M. Jarvis and Matthew L. Putzier


Michelle Baber and Jonathan Drake

Michelle Baber and Jonathan Drake

Michelle Baber and Jonathan Drake


David J. DePanicis and Allyson M. Oyster

David J. DePanicis and Allyson M. Oyster

David J. DePanicis and Allyson M. Oyster


Brandon Moherman and Macy Marra

Brandon Moherman and Macy Marra

Brandon Moherman and Macy Marra


Joseph Cretella and Rachel Hilfer

Joseph Cretella and Rachel Hilfer

Joseph Cretella and Rachel Hilfer


Christopher Halley speaks during commencement exercises Sunday at Canfield High School. He was one of two students selected to address the graduating class based on the new cum-laude honors system.

Christopher Halley speaks during commencement exercises Sunday at Canfield High ...

Christopher Halley speaks during commencement exercises Sunday at Canfield High School. He was one of two students selected to address the graduating class based on the new cum-laude honors system.


Essence Bell of Akron confers with Northeast Ohio Adult Women’s Basketball League director Delmas Stubs during one of Sunday’s games at the McGuffey Center in Youngstown.

Essence Bell of Akron confers with Northeast Ohio Adult Women’s ...

Essence Bell of Akron confers with Northeast Ohio Adult Women’s Basketball League director Delmas Stubs during one of Sunday’s games at the McGuffey Center in Youngstown.


Mohammad Al-Tawil proudly shows his diploma during commencement Sunday in the Boardman High School gymnasium.

Mohammad Al-Tawil proudly shows his diploma during commencement Sunday in ...

Mohammad Al-Tawil proudly shows his diploma during commencement Sunday in the Boardman High School gymnasium.


Jeff Caldwell, 29, a chassis assembly-line supervisor, checks a vehicle at the Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit. The U.S. economy finally regained the jobs lost during the Great Recession, but the comeback is far from complete.

Jeff Caldwell, 29, a chassis assembly-line supervisor, checks a vehicle ...

Jeff Caldwell, 29, a chassis assembly-line supervisor, checks a vehicle at the Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit. The U.S. economy finally regained the jobs lost during the Great Recession, but the comeback is ...


Heat forward LeBron James shoots over Spurs forward Tim Duncan during Sunday’s NBA Finals game in San Antonio. James scored 35 points as Miami won to even the series.

Heat forward LeBron James shoots over Spurs forward Tim Duncan ...

Heat forward LeBron James shoots over Spurs forward Tim Duncan during Sunday’s NBA Finals game in San Antonio. James scored 35 points as Miami won to even the series.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Vincent Cook waves to family and friends as Boardman's class of 2014 files into the gymnasium June 8, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Vincent Cook waves to family and ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Vincent Cook waves to family and friends as Boardman's class of 2014 files into the gymnasium June 8, 2014.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Kristyn Wolf, on left, fixes the graduation cap of  Jenna DeLaurentis prior to the commencement ceremony at Boardman High School June 8, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Kristyn Wolf, on left, fixes the ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Kristyn Wolf, on left, fixes the graduation cap of Jenna DeLaurentis prior to the commencement ceremony at Boardman High School June 8, 2014.


Abbigail Johnson

Abbigail Johnson

Abbigail Johnson


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.A graduate holds her program and a single red rose Sunday before walking into the fieldhouse for commencement at Poland Seminary High School.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.A graduate holds her program and a single ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.A graduate holds her program and a single red rose Sunday before walking into the fieldhouse for commencement at Poland Seminary High School.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Griffin Marr walks back to his seat Sunday after receiving his diploma during the commencement ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Griffin Marr walks back to his seat ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Griffin Marr walks back to his seat Sunday after receiving his diploma during the commencement ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.


William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads Queen-Amina Adaego Chijide, left, and Haylee Barker take a selfie before Sunday commencement at CHS.

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads Queen-Amina Adaego ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads Queen-Amina Adaego Chijide, left, and Haylee Barker take a selfie before Sunday commencement at CHS.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Kayle Augustine, right, fixes the tassel on her cap Sunday next to her twin sister Jessica before walking into the fieldhouse for commencement at Poland Seminary High School.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Kayle Augustine, right, fixes the tassel on ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Kayle Augustine, right, fixes the tassel on her cap Sunday next to her twin sister Jessica before walking into the fieldhouse for commencement at Poland Seminary High School.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Alexa Ciccone flips through a program Sunday before walking into the fieldhouse for commencement at Poland Seminary High School.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Alexa Ciccone flips through a program Sunday ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Alexa Ciccone flips through a program Sunday before walking into the fieldhouse for commencement at Poland Seminary High School.


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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Commencement speaker Michael Masucci hugs graduate and class president Alex Ankerman after Ankerman presented him with a gift Sunday from the senior class during the ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Commencement speaker Michael Masucci hugs graduate and class ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Commencement speaker Michael Masucci hugs graduate and class president Alex Ankerman after Ankerman presented him with a gift Sunday from the senior class during the ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.


William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads Mallory Allen and Ernie Barkett take a break before Sunday commencement at CHS. Allen was one of the commencement speaks and Barkett was a co class president.

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads Mallory Allen ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads Mallory Allen and Ernie Barkett take a break before Sunday commencement at CHS. Allen was one of the commencement speaks and Barkett was a co class president.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Michael Masucci speaks to the graduates, their friends and family Sunday during the commencement ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Michael Masucci speaks to the graduates, their friends ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Michael Masucci speaks to the graduates, their friends and family Sunday during the commencement ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Alexis Benedis receives her diploma Sunday from a Poland Board of Education member during the commencement ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Alexis Benedis receives her diploma Sunday from ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Alexis Benedis receives her diploma Sunday from a Poland Board of Education member during the commencement ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Ryan Burkert receives his red rose boutonniere Sunday from Julie Walsh, a family and consumer science teacher, before walking into the fieldhouse for commencement at Poland Seminary High School.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Ryan Burkert receives his red rose boutonniere ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Graduate Ryan Burkert receives his red rose boutonniere Sunday from Julie Walsh, a family and consumer science teacher, before walking into the fieldhouse for commencement at Poland Seminary High School.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Valedictorian Matthew Slaven speaks to his fellow graduates Sunday during the commencement ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Valedictorian Matthew Slaven speaks to his fellow graduates ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Valedictorian Matthew Slaven speaks to his fellow graduates Sunday during the commencement ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Michael Masucci speaks to the graduates, their friends and family Sunday during the commencement ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Michael Masucci speaks to the graduates, their friends ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Michael Masucci speaks to the graduates, their friends and family Sunday during the commencement ceremony at Poland Seminary High School.


Mohammad Al-Tawil (L) and Sohaib Al-Halaybeh

Mohammad Al-Tawil (L) and Sohaib Al-Halaybeh

Mohammad Al-Tawil (L) and Sohaib Al-Halaybeh


Jon Bailic recieves his diploma from Kimberly Poma Board of Education President.

Jon Bailic recieves his diploma from Kimberly Poma Board of ...

Jon Bailic recieves his diploma from Kimberly Poma Board of Education President.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Boardman Local Schools Superintendent Frank Lazzeri addresses the crowd gathered for commencement at Boardman High School June 8, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Boardman Local Schools Superintendent Frank Lazzeri ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Boardman Local Schools Superintendent Frank Lazzeri addresses the crowd gathered for commencement at Boardman High School June 8, 2014.


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William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 graduates during Sunday commencement at CHS.

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 graduates during Sunday ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 graduates during Sunday commencement at CHS.


William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads toss their caps into the air during Sunday commencement at CHS.

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads toss their ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads toss their caps into the air during Sunday commencement at CHS.


William D Lewis The Vindicator  Leo Daprile was commencement speaker for Canfield 2014 during Sunday commencement at CHS.

William D Lewis The Vindicator Leo Daprile was commencement speaker ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Leo Daprile was commencement speaker for Canfield 2014 during Sunday commencement at CHS.


William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads Mallory Grace Allen speaks during Sunday commencement at CHS. She was one of two student speakers.

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads Mallory Grace ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads Mallory Grace Allen speaks during Sunday commencement at CHS. She was one of two student speakers.


William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grad Kareem Soliman hugs a fellow grad after Sunday commencement at CHS.

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grad Kareem Soliman ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grad Kareem Soliman hugs a fellow grad after Sunday commencement at CHS.


William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grad Christopher Thomas Halley speaks during Sunday commencement at CHS. He was one of two student speakers.

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grad Christopher Thomas ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grad Christopher Thomas Halley speaks during Sunday commencement at CHS. He was one of two student speakers.


William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads sing alma mater during Sunday commencement at CHS. S

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads sing alma ...

William D Lewis The Vindicator Canfield 2014 grads sing alma mater during Sunday commencement at CHS. S


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Kaylee Neumeister, 16, of Cortland tees off Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Kaylee Neumeister, 16, of Cortland tees off Saturday ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Kaylee Neumeister, 16, of Cortland tees off Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Jacinta Pikunas, 16, of Boardman, watches her putt Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Jacinta Pikunas, 16, of Boardman, watches her putt ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Jacinta Pikunas, 16, of Boardman, watches her putt Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Cole Christman, of Canfield, tees off Saturday on the front nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Cole Christman, of Canfield, tees off Saturday on ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Cole Christman, of Canfield, tees off Saturday on the front nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Joey Shushok, 15, of Austintown, watches his putt Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Joey Shushok, 15, of Austintown, watches his putt ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Joey Shushok, 15, of Austintown, watches his putt Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Gula, 16, of Howland, lines up her putt Saturday on the front nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Gula, 16, of Howland, lines up her ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Gula, 16, of Howland, lines up her putt Saturday on the front nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Cameron Gumble, 17, of Austintown, chips up to the green Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Cameron Gumble, 17, of Austintown, chips up to ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Cameron Gumble, 17, of Austintown, chips up to the green Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Brian Terlesky, of Boardman, tees off Saturday on the front nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Brian Terlesky, of Boardman, tees off Saturday on ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Brian Terlesky, of Boardman, tees off Saturday on the front nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Bradley Miller, 17, of Hanoverton, tees off Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Bradley Miller, 17, of Hanoverton, tees off Saturday ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Bradley Miller, 17, of Hanoverton, tees off Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Alexa Tringhese, 16, of Columbiana, chips up to the green Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Alexa Tringhese, 16, of Columbiana, chips up to ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Alexa Tringhese, 16, of Columbiana, chips up to the green Saturday on the back nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Brian Velasquez, 16, of Poland, lines up his putt Saturday on the front nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Brian Velasquez, 16, of Poland, lines up his ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Brian Velasquez, 16, of Poland, lines up his putt Saturday on the front nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Brian Terlesky, left, of Boardman, and Cole Christman, of Canfield, watch Christman's tee shot move down the fairway Saturday on the front nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at Mohawk Trails Golf Course in New Castle.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Brian Terlesky, left, of Boardman, and Cole Christman, ...

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Brian Terlesky, left, of Boardman, and Cole Christman, of Canfield, watch Christman's tee shot move down the fairway Saturday on the front nine during the Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior series at ...


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. Kerry S. Pettit Ex Dir of AWL. .Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Kerry S. Pettit Ex ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Kerry S. Pettit Ex Dir of AWL. .Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. .Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. .Animal Welfare League of ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. .Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. Dog Kennel Area..Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Dog Kennel Area..Animal Welfare ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Dog Kennel Area..Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.


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       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. .Caryn Covelli ( board) Dr Jeff Williams -President- Scrappy - Kerry S. Pettit- Ex Director- Ali Patterson -  and Nancy Jastatt-Juergens -  both board members ( ricoh  the cat) ..Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. .Caryn Covelli ( board) ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. .Caryn Covelli ( board) Dr Jeff Williams -President- Scrappy - Kerry S. Pettit- Ex Director- Ali Patterson - and Nancy Jastatt-Juergens - both board members ( ricoh the cat) ...


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. .Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. .Animal Welfare League of ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. .Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..Dianna Sippl and 'shiloh' her minature poodle.. enjoy the ribbon cutting. .Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Dianna Sippl and 'shiloh' her ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Dianna Sippl and 'shiloh' her minature poodle.. enjoy the ribbon cutting. .Animal Welfare League of Trumbull county ribbon cutting on Belmont Ave across from Squaw Creek in Vienna.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Janay Robinson, Valedictorian, waves to as she walks into the auditorium  for graduation at Chaney High School June 6, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Janay Robinson, Valedictorian, waves to as ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Janay Robinson, Valedictorian, waves to as she walks into the auditorium for graduation at Chaney High School June 6, 2014.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.James Gordon recieves his diploma from Ronald Shadd at Chaney High School commencement June 6, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.James Gordon recieves his diploma from ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.James Gordon recieves his diploma from Ronald Shadd at Chaney High School commencement June 6, 2014.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Ta'Kora Nall (on right) fixes the hat of James Gordon prior to commencement at Chaney High School June 6, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Ta'Kora Nall (on right) fixes the ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Ta'Kora Nall (on right) fixes the hat of James Gordon prior to commencement at Chaney High School June 6, 2014.


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR..Thomas Gallo has his boutineer straightened out by teacher Margaret Stanko before graduation.. . East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Thomas Gallo has his boutineer ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Thomas Gallo has his boutineer straightened out by teacher Margaret Stanko before graduation.. . East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


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Solomon Yoder of Cortland Maplewood takes the handoff from teammate Jake Hall in the 4X800 relay as the McDomald team(yellow) follows in the Division 3 at the State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Solomon Yoder of Cortland Maplewood takes the handoff from teammate ...

Solomon Yoder of Cortland Maplewood takes the handoff from teammate Jake Hall in the 4X800 relay as the McDomald team(yellow) follows in the Division 3 at the State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium ...


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Judge Theresa Dellick welcomes family and friends to the Mahoning County High School graduation.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Judge Theresa Dellick welcomes family and ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Judge Theresa Dellick welcomes family and friends to the Mahoning County High School graduation.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Keyshawn Johnson speaks at the Mahoning County High School commencement ceremony.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Keyshawn Johnson speaks at the Mahoning ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Keyshawn Johnson speaks at the Mahoning County High School commencement ceremony.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Keynote Speaker Jamaine Cook addresses the graduating class at the Mahoning County High School graduation.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Keynote Speaker Jamaine Cook addresses the ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Keynote Speaker Jamaine Cook addresses the graduating class at the Mahoning County High School graduation.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Tryra Withers receives her diploma from Ronald Shadd at the Chaney High School Commencement June 6, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Tryra Withers receives her diploma from ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Tryra Withers receives her diploma from Ronald Shadd at the Chaney High School Commencement June 6, 2014.


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. . East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. . East High School ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. . East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian  Angel Bell... East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian Angel Bell... East ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian Angel Bell... East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian  Angel Bell... East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian Angel Bell... East ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian Angel Bell... East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. proud parents grandparents and friends... East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. proud parents grandparents and ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. proud parents grandparents and friends... East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator  .Valedictorian Victoria Wolfe shakes hands with Jackson Milton Superintendent Kirk Baker after receiving her diploma June 6, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator .Valedictorian Victoria Wolfe shakes hands ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator .Valedictorian Victoria Wolfe shakes hands with Jackson Milton Superintendent Kirk Baker after receiving her diploma June 6, 2014.


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Katie Rickman | The Vindicator   .Valedictorian Taylor Tharp takes a "selfie" saying "I want to remember where I came from..." Board of Education members laugh as they watch her turn and take a photo. L-R on stage Mitch Mascioli, Michele Catania, Taylor Tharp, and Principal David Vega.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator .Valedictorian Taylor Tharp takes a ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator .Valedictorian Taylor Tharp takes a "selfie" saying "I want to remember where I came from..." Board of Education members laugh as they watch her turn and take a photo. L-R ...


Nicotette Kreatsoulas of Poland holds her medal after placing 2nd in the discus of the Division 2 State Track Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Nicotette Kreatsoulas of Poland holds her medal after placing 2nd ...

Nicotette Kreatsoulas of Poland holds her medal after placing 2nd in the discus of the Division 2 State Track Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)


Nicotette Kreatsoulas of Poland throws the discus in the finals of the Division 2 State Track Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Nicotette Kreatsoulas of Poland throws the discus in the finals ...

Nicotette Kreatsoulas of Poland throws the discus in the finals of the Division 2 State Track Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)


Riley Fillman of Hanoverton United  jumps in the long jump of Division 2 State Track Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Riley Fillman of Hanoverton United jumps in the long jump ...

Riley Fillman of Hanoverton United jumps in the long jump of Division 2 State Track Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. the class of 2014 EAST high. East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. the class of 2014 ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. the class of 2014 EAST high. East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. Michael Murphy Youngstown School Board congratulates Kahlil BOwen on his diploma... East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Michael Murphy Youngstown School ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Michael Murphy Youngstown School Board congratulates Kahlil BOwen on his diploma... East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.John Meadows hugs his his Aunts Kathy Barschows (left) of New Jersey and Cynthia Alonge of New York after graduating from Mahoning County High School. The day was an emotional day for the family as John's mother Deborah Meadows passed away two years ago in August.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.John Meadows hugs his his Aunts ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.John Meadows hugs his his Aunts Kathy Barschows (left) of New Jersey and Cynthia Alonge of New York after graduating from Mahoning County High School. The day was an emotional day ...


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Judge Theresa Dellick welcomes family and friends to the Mahoning County High School graduation.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Judge Theresa Dellick welcomes family and ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Judge Theresa Dellick welcomes family and friends to the Mahoning County High School graduation.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Chaney students throw their hats into the air after commencement June 6, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Chaney students throw their hats into ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Chaney students throw their hats into the air after commencement June 6, 2014.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Students with decorated hats sit in the audience at Jackson Milton's graduation June 6 ,2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Students with decorated hats sit in ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Students with decorated hats sit in the audience at Jackson Milton's graduation June 6 ,2014.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Stacy Rutana, a teacher at Mahoning County High School hands Devlin Simpson his.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Stacy Rutana, a teacher at Mahoning ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator.Stacy Rutana, a teacher at Mahoning County High School hands Devlin Simpson his.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator .Jackson Milton's Tyler Staton walks across the platform and receives his diploma from Board of Education Vice President Victor Wolfe June 6, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator .Jackson Milton's Tyler Staton walks ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator .Jackson Milton's Tyler Staton walks across the platform and receives his diploma from Board of Education Vice President Victor Wolfe June 6, 2014.


Katie Rickman | The Vindicator   .Tibius Kegley plays the trumbone during the bands performance of The Phantom of the Opera at Jackson Milton's graduation ceremony June 6, 2014.

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator .Tibius Kegley plays the trumbone ...

Katie Rickman | The Vindicator .Tibius Kegley plays the trumbone during the bands performance of The Phantom of the Opera at Jackson Milton's graduation ceremony June 6, 2014.


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. Leaders of the class of 2014  -Valedictorian  Angel Bell- Salutatorian Ra'Shawn boykin- Melina Kline - gave invocation and Dayna Fletcher class president. East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Leaders of the class ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Leaders of the class of 2014 -Valedictorian Angel Bell- Salutatorian Ra'Shawn boykin- Melina Kline - gave invocation and Dayna Fletcher class president. East High School graduation Friday morning at ...


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. Smile for his family   asCurtis Bevly  looks to the balcony.. East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Smile for his family ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Smile for his family asCurtis Bevly looks to the balcony.. East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. class of 2014 East High climb the stairs heading to graduation.. East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. class of 2014 East ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. class of 2014 East High climb the stairs heading to graduation.. East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. . East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. . East High School ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. . East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


Nicotette Kreatsoulas of Poland throws the discus in the finals of the Division 2 State Track Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Nicotette Kreatsoulas of Poland throws the discus in the finals ...

Nicotette Kreatsoulas of Poland throws the discus in the finals of the Division 2 State Track Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian  Angel Bell... East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian Angel Bell... East ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian Angel Bell... East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


Matt Jones of Hubbard puts the shot in the Division 2 at the State Meet at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Matt Jones of Hubbard puts the shot in the Division ...

Matt Jones of Hubbard puts the shot in the Division 2 at the State Meet at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. proud parents grandparents and friends... East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. proud parents grandparents and ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. proud parents grandparents and friends... East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


       ROBERT K. YOSAY  | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian  Angel Bell... East  High School   graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian Angel Bell... East ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR.. Valedictorian Angel Bell... East High School graduation Friday morning at Stambaugh Auditorium


Bucyrus Palo of Newton Falls stands atop the podium after winning the states Division 3 Boys discus at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Bucyrus Palo of Newton Falls stands atop the podium after ...

Bucyrus Palo of Newton Falls stands atop the podium after winning the states Division 3 Boys discus at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)


Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald releases the discus in the Division 3 State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald releases the discus in the ...

Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald releases the discus in the Division 3 State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)


Christian Smith of McDonald puts the shot in the Division 3 finals to finish 4th in the state at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Christian Smith of McDonald puts the shot in the Division ...

Christian Smith of McDonald puts the shot in the Division 3 finals to finish 4th in the state at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)


Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald spins as she prepares to throw the discus in the Division 3 State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald spins as she prepares to ...

Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald spins as she prepares to throw the discus in the Division 3 State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)


Bucyrus Palo of Newton Falls is all smiles as he holds up the first place medal for winning the states Division 3 Boys discus at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Bucyrus Palo of Newton Falls is all smiles as he ...

Bucyrus Palo of Newton Falls is all smiles as he holds up the first place medal for winning the states Division 3 Boys discus at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June ...


Jai' Lyn Mosley of McDonald puts the shot to win the womens shot put in the in the Division 3 State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Jai' Lyn Mosley of McDonald puts the shot to win ...

Jai' Lyn Mosley of McDonald puts the shot to win the womens shot put in the in the Division 3 State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. ...


Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald poses with her older sister, Joh' Vonnie, after winning the discus event in the Division 3 State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. Joh' Vonnie also won this event 4 years ago. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald poses with her older sister, ...

Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald poses with her older sister, Joh' Vonnie, after winning the discus event in the Division 3 State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, ...


Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald releases the discus in the Division 3 State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)

Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald releases the discus in the ...

Jai' Lynn Mosley of McDonald releases the discus in the Division 3 State Meet at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, June 6, 2014. (Photo/Mark Hall)


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
The Potential Development Program recently received a $40,000 donation from Home Savings Charitable Foundation. The funds will be used for renovations for the new High School for Autism. From left are Pamela Kimmel, director of Home Savings Charitable
Foundation; Angela Crofford, board president of Potential Development; and Paul 
Garchar, executive director of Potential Development. For information about the Potential Development Program and its services, call 330-746-7641 or visit www.4pdp.org/.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Potential Development Program recently received ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Potential Development Program recently received a $40,000 donation from Home Savings Charitable Foundation. The funds will be used for renovations for the new High School for Autism. From left are ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Berlin Center Historical Society met recently at Weidenmier House in Berlin Center. Kevin Windham, Berlin Township road and maintenance supervisor, told about the changing technology used for recording cemetery deeds and maintenance information. The society 
donated $500 to the township to help fund this project. From left are Jeff Craig, society treasurer; Lee Fowler, president; Ron Eshler, vice president; Ivan Hoyal; Joni Mace, secretary; Windham; Mary Eshler, Angela Schafer, Martha Kale, Barb Hoyal, historian; and Jay Wargacki.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Berlin Center Historical Society met recently ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Berlin Center Historical Society met recently at Weidenmier House in Berlin Center. Kevin Windham, Berlin Township road and maintenance supervisor, told about the changing technology used for recording cemetery deeds and ...


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Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Staffrey

Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Staffrey

Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Staffrey


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
The South High School Alumni Association will celebrate its 40th anniversary June 13 at A La Cart Restaurant, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. The featured speaker will be retired Federal Appeals Court Judge Nathaniel Jones, from the class of 1945, plus a welcome from Dick Bennett. The federal courthouse downtown is named after Judge Jones. The 1954 class will celebrate its 60th year, and the 1964 class will celebrate its 50th year. All graduates and their friends from all classes who wish to attend should call Elberta Scott at 330-792-0478 by Monday or Dolores Brindle at 330-757-9368. Committee members and others follow: from left in front are Marilyn Sweeney, Flo Johnson and Jean Judy; and in back are Dale Beckman, Jack Kennedy, Jean Cole, Brindle, Ken Johnson and Chuck Whitman. Others are Scott, Bennett, Jack Velker, Donna Borcik, John Athanasen, Gordon Mitchell and Myron Broderick.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The South High School Alumni Association ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The South High School Alumni Association will celebrate its 40th anniversary June 13 at A La Cart Restaurant, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. The featured speaker will be retired Federal Appeals Court ...


Sahli

Sahli

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Washington

Washington

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Rev. and Mrs. William Wolfgang

Rev. and Mrs. William Wolfgang

Rev. and Mrs. William Wolfgang


Mr. and Mrs. Tom Nadasky

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Nadasky

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Nadasky


Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kerr

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kerr

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kerr


Mr. and Mrs. Alfred DeChurch Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred DeChurch Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred DeChurch Sr.


Special to The Vindicator: Elizabeth Pospisil is a recent recipient of the Girl Scouts Gold Award, which is equivalent to an Eagle Scout Award for Boy Scouts.

Special to The Vindicator: Elizabeth Pospisil is a recent recipient ...

Special to The Vindicator: Elizabeth Pospisil is a recent recipient of the Girl Scouts Gold Award, which is equivalent to an Eagle Scout Award for Boy Scouts.


San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) shoots over Miami Heat center Chris Bosh during the first half
in Game 1 of the NBA finals Thursday in San Antonio.

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) shoots over Miami ...

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) shoots over Miami Heat center Chris Bosh during the first half in Game 1 of the NBA finals Thursday in San Antonio.


Soon-to-be graduates of Campbell Memorial High School line the track at Campbell Memorial Stadium before the start of Thursday’s commencement. This year’s graduating class had 76 students.

Soon-to-be graduates of Campbell Memorial High School line the track ...

Soon-to-be graduates of Campbell Memorial High School line the track at Campbell Memorial Stadium before the start of Thursday’s commencement. This year’s graduating class had 76 students.


Austin Yemma, a senior at Struthers High, serves cookies to Marinell Szalaj of Struthers during the event. Yemma and other members of the school’s boys basketball team were among those who volunteered to help out at the event.

Austin Yemma, a senior at Struthers High, serves cookies to ...

Austin Yemma, a senior at Struthers High, serves cookies to Marinell Szalaj of Struthers during the event. Yemma and other members of the school’s boys basketball team were among those who volunteered to help out ...


Newark Catholic’s Zach Wollenburg (12) steals second base as the throw eludes Western Reserve’s Wyatt Larimer
during the bottom of the third inning Thursday at Huntington Park in Columbus. Newark Catholic beat Western
Reserve, 6-2, in a Division IV state semifinal. The Green Wave will meet Defiance Tinora in the state final Saturday.

Newark Catholic’s Zach Wollenburg (12) steals second base as the ...

Newark Catholic’s Zach Wollenburg (12) steals second base as the throw eludes Western Reserve’s Wyatt Larimer during the bottom of the third inning Thursday at Huntington Park in Columbus. Newark Catholic beat Western Reserve, 6-2, ...


In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, while under attack of heavy machine gun fire from the German coastal defense forces, these American soldiers wade ashore off the ramp of a U.S. Coast Guard landing craft, during the Allied landing operations at Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)

In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, while ...

In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, while under attack of heavy machine gun fire from the German coastal defense forces, these American soldiers wade ashore off the ramp of a U.S. Coast ...


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William D Leiws the vindicator WWII vet and Normandy survivor John E. Bistrica of Youngstown holds a photo of himself taken in 1943 when he joined the military.

William D Leiws the vindicator WWII vet and Normandy survivor ...

William D Leiws the vindicator WWII vet and Normandy survivor John E. Bistrica of Youngstown holds a photo of himself taken in 1943 when he joined the military.


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Mitch Lohr #15 of Newark Catholic sprints home to score a run in the bottom of the 6th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Mitch Lohr ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Mitch Lohr #15 of Newark Catholic sprints home to score a run in the bottom of the 6th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Zilke #6 of Reserve chases down a ball hit ingot he gap, two runs would score on the play in the bottom of the 6th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Zilke #6 ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Zilke #6 of Reserve chases down a ball hit ingot he gap, two runs would score on the play in the bottom of the 6th inning during ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Pitcher Tristan Bova #23 of Reserve watches as the baseball drops in the outfield allowing a run to score in the bottom of the 6th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Pitcher Tristan Bova #23 ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Pitcher Tristan Bova #23 of Reserve watches as the baseball drops in the outfield allowing a run to score in the bottom of the 6th inning during a OHSAA ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Pitcher Nick Allison #10 of Reserve walks off the field after being pulled from the game in the bottom of the 2nd inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Pitcher Nick Allison #10 ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Pitcher Nick Allison #10 of Reserve walks off the field after being pulled from the game in the bottom of the 2nd inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Rosati #5 of Reserve catches a fly ball for the 3rd out in the bottom of the 5th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Rosati #5 ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Rosati #5 of Reserve catches a fly ball for the 3rd out in the bottom of the 5th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Jon Timko #3 of Reserve walks to the dugout after being stranded on base after the end of the top of the 7th inning while players from Newark Catholic celebrate behind him during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Jon Timko #3 of ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Jon Timko #3 of Reserve walks to the dugout after being stranded on base after the end of the top of the 7th inning while players from Newark Catholic ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Jon Timko #3 of Reserve walks to the dugout after being stranded on base after the end of the top of the 7th inning while players from Newark Catholic celebrate behind him during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Jon Timko #3 of ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Jon Timko #3 of Reserve walks to the dugout after being stranded on base after the end of the top of the 7th inning while players from Newark Catholic ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Zilke #6 of Reserve gets under a fly ball for the 1st out in the bottom of the 2nd inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Zilke #6 ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Zilke #6 of Reserve gets under a fly ball for the 1st out in the bottom of the 2nd inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Dan Zilke #6 of Reserve reacts after being tagged out at home plate to end the game during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Dan Zilke ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Dan Zilke #6 of Reserve reacts after being tagged out at home plate to end the game during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Zilke #6 of Reserve jumps to catch a fly ball for the 3rd out in the top of the 3rd inning, this would prevent a run from scoring during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Zilke #6 ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Outfielder Dan Zilke #6 of Reserve jumps to catch a fly ball for the 3rd out in the top of the 3rd inning, this would prevent a run from ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Infielder Tristin Bova #23 of Reserve backhands the baseball before making a bad throw to first that would allow a run to score in the bottom of the 2nd inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Infielder Tristin Bova #23 ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Infielder Tristin Bova #23 of Reserve backhands the baseball before making a bad throw to first that would allow a run to score in the bottom of the 2nd ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Pitcher Tristan Bova #23 of Reserve reacts to allowing multiple runs in the bottom of the 6th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Pitcher Tristan Bova #23 ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Pitcher Tristan Bova #23 of Reserve reacts to allowing multiple runs in the bottom of the 6th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Infielder Walker Marloew #2 of Reserve shows the ball to the umpire after tagging out Rob Engle #4 of Newark Catholic who was trying to steal second base, this would be the 3rd out of the bottom of the 4th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Infielder Walker Marloew #2 ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Infielder Walker Marloew #2 of Reserve shows the ball to the umpire after tagging out Rob Engle #4 of Newark Catholic who was trying to steal second base, this ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Zach Wollenburg #12 of Newark Catholic steals second base after infielder Wyatt Larimer #9 of Reserve misplays the baseball during the bottom of the 3rd inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Zach Wollenburg ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Zach Wollenburg #12 of Newark Catholic steals second base after infielder Wyatt Larimer #9 of Reserve misplays the baseball during the bottom of the 3rd inning during ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Conor Keck #21 of Newark Catholic celebrates after hitting a 2 RBI double in the bottom of the 6th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator) Reseve #2 Walker Marlowe pictured.

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Conor Keck ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Base runner Conor Keck #21 of Newark Catholic celebrates after hitting a 2 RBI double in the bottom of the 6th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at ...


COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Infielder Walker Marloew #2 of Reserve prepares to tag out base runner Rob Engle #4 of Newark Catholic who was trying to steal second base, this would be the 3rd out of the bottom of the 4th inning during a OHSAA state semi-final game at Huntington Park. Newark Catholic won 6-2. (Photo by David Dermer/Youngstown Vindicator)

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Infielder Walker Marloew #2 ...

COLUMBUS, OHIO - JUNE 5, 2014: Infielder Walker Marloew #2 of Reserve prepares to tag out base runner Rob Engle #4 of Newark Catholic who was trying to steal second base, this would be the ...


New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash, right, skates around Los Angeles Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell during the first period of Game 1 in the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night.

New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash, right, skates around ...

New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash, right, skates around Los Angeles Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell during the first period of Game 1 in the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night.


Pittsburgh’s Andrew McCutchen hits a fly ball while batting against San Diego during the eighth inning Wednesday night. The Padres beat the Pirates, 3-2.

Pittsburgh’s Andrew McCutchen hits a fly ball while batting against ...

Pittsburgh’s Andrew McCutchen hits a fly ball while batting against San Diego during the eighth inning Wednesday night. The Padres beat the Pirates, 3-2.


Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction inmate Paul Fitzpatrick of the Grafton Correctional Institution in Grafton, Ohio, talks to eighth grader Taylor Davies and other students at W.S. Guy Middle School in Liberty.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction inmate Paul Fitzpatrick of ...

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction inmate Paul Fitzpatrick of the Grafton Correctional Institution in Grafton, Ohio, talks to eighth grader Taylor Davies and other students at W.S. Guy Middle School in Liberty.


Canfield sophomore Andrew Hallof practices throwing the discus at Wednesday’s practice at Canfield High School. He will compete in the event at this weekend’s Division I state track and field meet in Columbus.

Canfield sophomore Andrew Hallof practices throwing the discus at Wednesday’s ...

Canfield sophomore Andrew Hallof practices throwing the discus at Wednesday’s practice at Canfield High School. He will compete in the event at this weekend’s Division I state track and field meet in Columbus.


Yousef Mousa, who graduated from Howland High School Wednesday night, came to the United States two years ago from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and didn’t speak English. He plans to attend Kent State University in the fall.

Yousef Mousa, who graduated from Howland High School Wednesday night, ...

Yousef Mousa, who graduated from Howland High School Wednesday night, came to the United States two years ago from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and didn’t speak English. He plans to attend Kent State University in ...


NOW Youngstown promoters, from left, Pastor Al Yanno of Metro Assembly of God, Youngstown, Pastor Rolando Rojas of Spanish Evangelical Church, Youngstown, and Pastor Rafael Cruz of Unity Baptist Church, Boardman, will hit the streets for the third year for the Increase the Peace rallies. The first event is set for June 17.

NOW Youngstown promoters, from left, Pastor Al Yanno of Metro ...

NOW Youngstown promoters, from left, Pastor Al Yanno of Metro Assembly of God, Youngstown, Pastor Rolando Rojas of Spanish Evangelical Church, Youngstown, and Pastor Rafael Cruz of Unity Baptist Church, Boardman, will hit the streets ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: Austintown Junior Women’s League Juniorettes received numerous awards and certificates at the Ohio Conference in Columbus in May. Honors earned were the State Honor Roll Award, the State President’s Award, the Ohio President’s Special Project Award, the Ohio Community Service Project International Outreach Award and the Outstanding Participation in Conservation and Education Award. Juniorettes, from left, are Gia DiRenzo; Kayla Sahli; Jordan Evans; Kerri Sahli, adviser; Talia Diaz; and Nichole Noday.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: Austintown Junior Women’s League Juniorettes received ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: Austintown Junior Women’s League Juniorettes received numerous awards and certificates at the Ohio Conference in Columbus in May. Honors earned were the State Honor Roll Award, the State President’s Award, the ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: Poland Junior Women’s Club installed officers at its May social at Steamers Stonewall Tavern, 10078 Market St,, North Lima. From left are Barb Costello, president; Jacci Miler, secretary; Karen Biggs, past president; Diane Herdman, vice president; and Jeanette Albert, treasurer. For information about the club and upcoming events visit www.pjwc.org.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: Poland Junior Women’s Club installed officers ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: Poland Junior Women’s Club installed officers at its May social at Steamers Stonewall Tavern, 10078 Market St,, North Lima. From left are Barb Costello, president; Jacci Miler, secretary; Karen Biggs, past ...


The Antipasto Platter is the signature appetizer at Dechellis Italian Café in New Middletown.

The Antipasto Platter is the signature appetizer at Dechellis Italian ...

The Antipasto Platter is the signature appetizer at Dechellis Italian Café in New Middletown.


Columbiana girls basketball coach Ron Moschella has added another job title. The longtime area coach also will direct the Clippers’ boys basketball team during the 2014-15 season.

Columbiana girls basketball coach Ron Moschella has added another job ...

Columbiana girls basketball coach Ron Moschella has added another job title. The longtime area coach also will direct the Clippers’ boys basketball team during the 2014-15 season.


Western Reserve shortstop Tristan Bova, right, awaits a throw as Mathews’ Cobie Pratt (5) slides in safely at second base during a Division IV disrict final at Bob Cene Park. Bova and the Blue Devils are preparing for Thursday’s state semifinal.

Western Reserve shortstop Tristan Bova, right, awaits a throw as ...

Western Reserve shortstop Tristan Bova, right, awaits a throw as Mathews’ Cobie Pratt (5) slides in safely at second base during a Division IV disrict final at Bob Cene Park. Bova and the Blue Devils ...


Jason Wolf, executive with the Boys Scouts of America, Greater Western Reserve Council, gives the state of Scouting report at the ninth annual Whispering Pines Friends of Scouting Breakfast at Camp Stambaugh in 
Canfield. At right is Stacia Erdos, who served as mistress of ceremonies at Tuesday’s fundraiser.

Jason Wolf, executive with the Boys Scouts of America, Greater ...

Jason Wolf, executive with the Boys Scouts of America, Greater Western Reserve Council, gives the state of Scouting report at the ninth annual Whispering Pines Friends of Scouting Breakfast at Camp Stambaugh in Canfield. At ...


Liberty Police Chief Richard Tisone talks to resident Ann Brown during the annual Senior Watch breakfast Tuesday at West Fork Roadhouse on Belmont Avenue. The program offers seniors wellness checks, lockboxes at their homes for emergency crews, and smoke detectors. The breakfast is an invitation-only event for the program’s participants.

Liberty Police Chief Richard Tisone talks to resident Ann Brown ...

Liberty Police Chief Richard Tisone talks to resident Ann Brown during the annual Senior Watch breakfast Tuesday at West Fork Roadhouse on Belmont Avenue. The program offers seniors wellness checks, lockboxes at their homes for ...


Rubble remains after a Tuesday-morning fire at a clubhouse owned by the Mahoning County Coon Hunters Protective Association. The clubhouse was more than 30 years old and will be rebuilt.

Rubble remains after a Tuesday-morning fire at a clubhouse owned ...

Rubble remains after a Tuesday-morning fire at a clubhouse owned by the Mahoning County Coon Hunters Protective Association. The clubhouse was more than 30 years old and will be rebuilt.


Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon makes a catch during team activities at the team’s facility in Berea on Tuesday. Gordon, who is awaiting a possible second NFL drug suspension, was cited for speeding last week and could be running out of chances in Cleveland.

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon makes a catch during team ...

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon makes a catch during team activities at the team’s facility in Berea on Tuesday. Gordon, who is awaiting a possible second NFL drug suspension, was cited for speeding last week ...


Pan Tossed Diablo

Pan Tossed Diablo

Pan Tossed Diablo


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Poland Rotary had its annual Chili Open Golf Awards Luncheon on May 14 at Alberini’s Restaurant. The club gave money to nine local charities. From left to right, in the front row, are Cathy Kristan and Dawn Dougherty of Mahoning County CASA/GAL, Jodi Harmon of Easter Seals and Debbie Ruehs of Poland Interfaith Pantry. In the back are Kathy Price of Mission of Love, Ruthie King of Boys & Girls Club, Shellie Ducheck of Potential Development, Eileen Larson and Audrey Walker of Sojourner House, Maryann Martinko of Poland Rotary, Mike Iberis of Second Harvest Food Bank and Liz McGarry of Hospice of the Valley.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Poland Rotary had its annual Chili ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Poland Rotary had its annual Chili Open Golf Awards Luncheon on May 14 at Alberini’s Restaurant. The club gave money to nine local charities. From left to right, in the front ...


Ashley Carsone and Brock Oros

Ashley Carsone and Brock Oros

Ashley Carsone and Brock Oros


Bianca L. Hill and Darrell N. Davis

Bianca L. Hill and Darrell N. Davis

Bianca L. Hill and Darrell N. Davis


Matt Hiznay and Ally Stojkoska

Matt Hiznay and Ally Stojkoska

Matt Hiznay and Ally Stojkoska


Anthony J. Moreton and Kelsey L. Kalasky

Anthony J. Moreton and Kelsey L. Kalasky

Anthony J. Moreton and Kelsey L. Kalasky


A softball game was one of the contests played Monday at the Mill Creek Junior Baseball League’s Kramer Field
complex on Youngstown’s West Side. The league was founded 60 years ago.

A softball game was one of the contests played Monday ...

A softball game was one of the contests played Monday at the Mill Creek Junior Baseball League’s Kramer Field complex on Youngstown’s West Side. The league was founded 60 years ago.


Mark Johnson, director of the advanced-manufacturing office at the U.S. Department of Energy, addresses participants Monday at a Sustainable Energy Forum at Youngstown State University.

Mark Johnson, director of the advanced-manufacturing office at the U.S. ...

Mark Johnson, director of the advanced-manufacturing office at the U.S. Department of Energy, addresses participants Monday at a Sustainable Energy Forum at Youngstown State University.


Christopher Inskeep, 17, stands beside a firetruck at the Lowellville Fire Department’s Station 31 on McGaffney Street. The Lowellville High School senior hopes to become one of the first participants in the department’s new cadet program.

Christopher Inskeep, 17, stands beside a firetruck at the Lowellville ...

Christopher Inskeep, 17, stands beside a firetruck at the Lowellville Fire Department’s Station 31 on McGaffney Street. The Lowellville High School senior hopes to become one of the first participants in the department’s new cadet ...


Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera holds onto Red Sox baserunner David Ortiz after Ortiz was out at second
base on a double play in the third inning of Monday’s game at Progressive Field in Cleveland. A.J. Pierzynski
was out at first base.

Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera holds onto Red Sox baserunner David ...

Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera holds onto Red Sox baserunner David Ortiz after Ortiz was out at second base on a double play in the third inning of Monday’s game at Progressive Field in Cleveland. A.J. ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
At the Annual District Conference in early May, hosted by Rotary Club of Youngstown, the club and several members received awards. Those receiving awards, from left, are Scott Schulick, club president; Debbie Esbenshade, district governor; and Carol Sherman, co-chairwoman of Put Kids First.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR At the Annual District Conference in ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR At the Annual District Conference in early May, hosted by Rotary Club of Youngstown, the club and several members received awards. Those receiving awards, from left, are Scott Schulick, club president; ...


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The Austintown Junior Women’s League installed its 2014 officers May 20 at Rachel’s Restaurant in Austintown. Seated from left are Kerri Sahli, adviser to Juniorettes; Nancy Jones, treasurer; Kathy Rusback, president; Linda Crish, second vice president Ohio JWL; Peggy Bennette, second vice president; and Linda Jones, recording secretary. Members who attended the event, standing from left, are Donna Litch, Judy Zoccali, Judy Rodkey, Evie Moore, Sue Hovanec, Deanna Hosey, Colleen Miller, Shirley Schmidt, MaryAnn Herschel and Ruty Rodriguez-Patterson.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Austintown Junior Women’s League installed ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Austintown Junior Women’s League installed its 2014 officers May 20 at Rachel’s Restaurant in Austintown. Seated from left are Kerri Sahli, adviser to Juniorettes; Nancy Jones, treasurer; Kathy Rusback, president; ...


Youngstown State infielder Phil Lipari shows the ball to the umpire after tagging baserunner Austin Slater of Stanford on a steal attempt during the second inning of Sunday’s NCAA regional elimination game at Bart Kaufman field. Slater was safe and the Cardinals won 12-4.

Youngstown State infielder Phil Lipari shows the ball to the ...

Youngstown State infielder Phil Lipari shows the ball to the umpire after tagging baserunner Austin Slater of Stanford on a steal attempt during the second inning of Sunday’s NCAA regional elimination game at Bart Kaufman ...


While ace pitcher Nick Allison gets more attention, Western Reserve shortstop/No. 2 pitcher Tristan Bova (23) has played a key role in the Blue Devils’ run to the Division IV state semifinals.

While ace pitcher Nick Allison gets more attention, Western Reserve ...

While ace pitcher Nick Allison gets more attention, Western Reserve shortstop/No. 2 pitcher Tristan Bova (23) has played a key role in the Blue Devils’ run to the Division IV state semifinals.


Maria DeAngelis waves to her family in the crowd during the Struthers High School commencement on Sunday
afternoon at the high school.

Maria DeAngelis waves to her family in the crowd during ...

Maria DeAngelis waves to her family in the crowd during the Struthers High School commencement on Sunday afternoon at the high school.


Halle Moran, 2014 Lowellville graduate hugs her great-grandmother, Doris Burns, during Sunday’s 
commencement ceremony at Lowellville High School. Burns, a 1935 Lowellville High graduate, was introduced at the ceremony as the oldest living Lowellville alumnus.

Halle Moran, 2014 Lowellville graduate hugs her great-grandmother, Doris Burns, ...

Halle Moran, 2014 Lowellville graduate hugs her great-grandmother, Doris Burns, during Sunday’s commencement ceremony at Lowellville High School. Burns, a 1935 Lowellville High graduate, was introduced at the ceremony as the oldest living Lowellville alumnus.


Lamia Alfares, a local Henna artist, draws a Henna crown on the head of Monaca Beasley-Martin at the Calvin
Center in Youngstown. Beasley-Martin has alopecia, a condition in which a person is allergic to his or her own hair and becomes bald.

Lamia Alfares, a local Henna artist, draws a Henna crown ...

Lamia Alfares, a local Henna artist, draws a Henna crown on the head of Monaca Beasley-Martin at the Calvin Center in Youngstown. Beasley-Martin has alopecia, a condition in which a person is allergic to his ...


A California Department of Fish and Wildlife diver conducts an underwater survey to count young salmon and steelhead fish in a tributary. Some drought-stricken rivers and streams in Northern California’s coastal forests are
being polluted and sucked dry by water-guzzling medical-marijuana farms, wildlife officials say.

A California Department of Fish and Wildlife diver conducts an ...

A California Department of Fish and Wildlife diver conducts an underwater survey to count young salmon and steelhead fish in a tributary. Some drought-stricken rivers and streams in Northern California’s coastal forests are being polluted ...


Abby Hemphill, 17, of Berlin Center is preparing for the 168th Canfield Fair. Her sister Emily, 11, also will participate.

Abby Hemphill, 17, of Berlin Center is preparing for the ...

Abby Hemphill, 17, of Berlin Center is preparing for the 168th Canfield Fair. Her sister Emily, 11, also will participate.