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SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Austintown Community Church Preschool Childcare Center will host its annual Trash and Treasure Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22 in the youth auditorium of the education wing of Austintown Community Church, 242 S. Canfield-Niles Road. Preschool childcare students Evan and Victoria Jones, above, are showing off some of the specialty raffle baskets that will be available at the sale. Drawings will take place at 12:45 p.m., and winners do not need to be present. Snacks, light lunch items and beverages will be available for purchase. Tables or information are available by calling the preschool office at 330-793-1843 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit www.yourACC.org.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Austintown Community Church Preschool Childcare Center ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Austintown Community Church Preschool Childcare Center will host its annual Trash and Treasure Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22 in the youth auditorium of the education wing of ...


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John DeSantis and Lauren McMahon

John DeSantis and Lauren McMahon

John DeSantis and Lauren McMahon


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Those involved in organizing the 25th annual Strimbu Memorial Banquet are, from left, Jim Grasso, vice president of the Strimbu Memorial Fund Board and chairman of the car raffle; Paul O’Brien, president of the board; Thom Kwolek, new car manager at Mel Grata Chevrolet; Bill Strimbu, secretary of the board; and John Holliday, ticket chairman.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Those involved in organizing the 25th ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Those involved in organizing the 25th annual Strimbu Memorial Banquet are, from left, Jim Grasso, vice president of the Strimbu Memorial Fund Board and chairman of the car raffle; Paul O’Brien, ...


Rebecca Sammartino and Geoffrey Marple

Rebecca Sammartino and Geoffrey Marple

Rebecca Sammartino and Geoffrey Marple


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MaryLynn Matiscik and Terry Jackson

MaryLynn Matiscik and Terry Jackson

MaryLynn Matiscik and Terry Jackson


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The newest directors on the Upton Association Board are Todd Pippenger, left, Gussie Reed and Harry Raphtis. They join Thomas Barnes, Darlene Bennett, Marguerite Bottorff, Elizabeth C. Clark, Ken Conklin, Linda Davis, Kay W. Fisher, Martha Flint, Roselyn Gadd, Darlyn Gardner, Charles Hahn, Sue Herman, Kathleen Lepro, E. Carol Maxwell, Sally Mazer, Ann Miller, Carol Olson, Saundra Sarsany, Janet Schweitzer, Judith Sheridan, Sue Stoddart and Barbara Wright. The board oversees activities at the Upton House and the Women’s Park in downtown Warren. The home is available for rentals and tours, and commemorative bricks are available at the Women’s Park. For information visit www.uptonhouse.org.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The newest directors on the Upton ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The newest directors on the Upton Association Board are Todd Pippenger, left, Gussie Reed and Harry Raphtis. They join Thomas Barnes, Darlene Bennett, Marguerite Bottorff, Elizabeth C. Clark, Ken Conklin, Linda ...


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The Austintown Fitch Indoor Track stars were guests at a recent Rotary Club of Austintown meeting, where they received a generous donation for expenses to attend the National Indoor Competition in New York City in March. From left in back, are Coach T.J. Koniowsky, Darrin Hall Jr., Sam Ortz, Joseph Harrington and Gabby Figueroa. In front are Coach Seth Steiner, Gary Gibson, Nathan Bowlen and Mark Cole, Rotary president.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Austintown Fitch Indoor Track stars ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Austintown Fitch Indoor Track stars were guests at a recent Rotary Club of Austintown meeting, where they received a generous donation for expenses to attend the National Indoor Competition in ...


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Members of Wick Lodge 481 F & AM, Youngstown, recently presented William Guidosh, center, of Hubbard with his 65-year pin. Presenting the pin were Richard Rosine, left, secretary, and Paul Belus, far right, past master. Past Master William Weems and Past Master Dale Beckman also attended the presentation.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Members of Wick Lodge 481 F ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Members of Wick Lodge 481 F & AM, Youngstown, recently presented William Guidosh, center, of Hubbard with his 65-year pin. Presenting the pin were Richard Rosine, left, secretary, and Paul Belus, ...


Jared Wolf and Jennifer Marian

Jared Wolf and Jennifer Marian

Jared Wolf and Jennifer Marian


Western Reserve’s Aleah Hughes is hemmed in by Bishop Rosecrans defenders Kloie Johnson (4) and Molly Nash (15) during the first half of their Division IV regional semifinal Thursday at Massillon Perry High School. The Blue Devils’ season came to an end in a 67-31 loss to the Bishops.

Western Reserve’s Aleah Hughes is hemmed in by Bishop Rosecrans ...

Western Reserve’s Aleah Hughes is hemmed in by Bishop Rosecrans defenders Kloie Johnson (4) and Molly Nash (15) during the first half of their Division IV regional semifinal Thursday at Massillon Perry High School. The ...


Wrestler Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, left, poses with Pete Lucic — also known as Preston Steele — in this undated promotional photo. Lucic, 53, retired last week from the Trumbull County Sheriff ’s Office after 33 years with the department but doesn’t plan to stop his wrestling career, which has taken him to Australia, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, England and Japan.

Wrestler Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, left, poses with Pete Lucic ...

Wrestler Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, left, poses with Pete Lucic — also known as Preston Steele — in this undated promotional photo. Lucic, 53, retired last week from the Trumbull County Sheriff ’s Office after ...


Carol and Andrew Hirt examine results at Materials Research Laboratories Inc., a state-of-the-art facility in Struthers that provides materials-analysis services to industries both domestic and abroad. The two own MRL, which has been located in the former Holy Trinity School since 1993.

Carol and Andrew Hirt examine results at Materials Research Laboratories ...

Carol and Andrew Hirt examine results at Materials Research Laboratories Inc., a state-of-the-art facility in Struthers that provides materials-analysis services to industries both domestic and abroad. The two own MRL, which has been located in ...


Cardinal Mooney’s Joey Kleeh shoots past Canfield’s Jarret Vrabel during their Division II district semifinal Thursday at Warren G. Harding High School. Mooney held off Canfield, 60-50, to advance to Saturday’s final.

Cardinal Mooney’s Joey Kleeh shoots past Canfield’s Jarret Vrabel during ...

Cardinal Mooney’s Joey Kleeh shoots past Canfield’s Jarret Vrabel during their Division II district semifinal Thursday at Warren G. Harding High School. Mooney held off Canfield, 60-50, to advance to Saturday’s final.


A member of the Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team leads Phillip Johnson of Youngstown out of a house in the 100 block of East Marion Avenue on Thursday after a standoff.

A member of the Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team leads ...

A member of the Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team leads Phillip Johnson of Youngstown out of a house in the 100 block of East Marion Avenue on Thursday after a standoff.