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.
Emily Hemphill, 11, left, and her sister, Abby, 16, of Berlin Center show one of their three steers they’ll enter into the Canfield Fair’s market-steer project category this year. The girls belong to the 4-H Club, and within the next few months also will select their entries for the market swine and market feeder project categories.
Plaza Bakery, located at 620 Youngstown Poland Road, is open Tuesday through Sunday from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Missy Ginnetti was diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma in 2010.
The family’s dreams of Disney were put on hold, until a group of family, friends and complete strangers raised almost $5,000 to send them on their long-awaited vacation.
Queenie Howell hasn’t lived in London for almost 60 years, but she’s still insistent upon the proper way to make a perfect English cup of tea.
In the six years they’ve been together, Erin and Ron Musgrove have endured more challenges than some couples go through in their entire lives.
The free festival runs through the weekend, and features an assortment of Greek food and entertainment.
The police department plans to conduct an investigation to determine whether officers properly searched the man charged with bringing a marijuana cigarette into the facility.
Dean Macklen, a 2009 graduate of Struthers High School, recently had surgery to remove a malignant teratoma.
Among those upgrades required by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is the construction of two new buildings
The proposed five-year, 3-mill levy would generate $318,784 annually.
Astro Shapes is the largest employer in the city of Struthers.
According to the ODE, seven school districts improperly reported attendance data or used questionable practices during the 2010-2011 academic year, affecting state report cards for that year.
A historical marker designates the entrance to the former Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. worker housing complex in Campbell. The units mark one of the earliest uses of concrete for domestic architecture. The Iron Soup Historical Preservation Co., a nonprofit based in Campbell, hopes to one day turn the 6-acre complex of row houses into a self-sustaining community powered primarily by solar panels and wind turbines.
Members of the Struthers Rotary Community Corps, from left, President Tom Baringer, Catherine Cercone, Carol Crytzer, city Police Capt. Pat Bundy and vice president Michael Cox, pose with the Corps’ new charter. Members are invested in their communities, particularly in their long-term development and self-sufficiency, according to club officials.
Kate and Saki Atsas, their son Nicholas, 5, and their identical triplets, from left, Isabella, Julia and Olivia, 2, are part of a prime-time PBS documentary series “Lidia Celebrates America: Life’s Milestones,” set to air locally Jan. 24. Chef Lidia Bastianich visited the Valley for a feature on the Boardman family's Campbell church and culture in August 2012.
Youngstown State University President Randy Dunn was selected by The Vindicator’s staff and editors as the person most likely to have the biggest impact on 2014 in the area. Dunn assumed the presidency in July.
At 96, Scott Miller still drives, just bought a pair of hedge clippers — which he fully intends to use, and earlier this month, was recognized for 75 years of service to the plumbers union, an honor attained by just 35 of more than 350,000 members of the plumbers and pipefitters union across the U.S., Canada and Australia.
Asha Gordon dances to a song during Thursday’s Kwanzaa festivities at New Bethel Baptist Church in Youngstown.
The foot patrols cover the city's half-mile long business district.
MaryKay Spitler, 7, dons festive attire during Struthers Rotary’s annual Christmas party Tuesday afternoon at Struthers Parkside Church. MaryKay, a student at Campbell Elementary School, was just one of the almost 150 special needs children from Mahoning County who were invited to attend the party, which included entertainment by the Aut Mori Grotto clowns.
The seventh-graders are enrolled in Lisa Steigerwald-Kana’s and Nadyne Stallsmith’s music appreciation and technology classes
The carolers included not only Rotarians, but also five senior women's basketball players from Struthers High School and their coach.
Bobbie Chalky of Boardman arranges cards in the window of the Pretty and Plus Shop in Struthers. Chalky has been shopping at the plus-sized women’s clothing consignment boutique, located at 555 Fifth St., almost since it opened in July 2012.
Club Pet Adoption — which boasts almost 150 adoptable dogs and cats on 31 acres — is located at 20 Schaller Road in Transfer, Pa.
The man had threatened to kill those living in his Whipple Avenue home.
Army Lt. Col. Roderick A. Hosler spoke during Monday's event.
Carmen Lorubbio, a fourth-grader at Struthers Elementary School, and Jenny Kennedy, his mentor and the founder of Making Kids Count, work on a reading exercise after school.
All donations made in Linda S. Klacik's honor will benefit West Side Cats, a nonprofit, no-kill shelter.
The city was billed about $70,000 for the housing of inmates in county jail.
Maria Guyan of Struthers, a lifelong animal lover and rescuer, started New Lease on Life Rescue on Midlothian Boulevard in Struthers in 2010. The no-kill shelter is building an adoption and training center and needs volunteers to help with its growing needs. The shelter's cats and dogs are adopted after being spayed or neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped.
Orson Welles reacts, in this Oct. 30, 1938 photo, after his radio broadcast “War of the Worlds” was interpreted by listeners as an actual news broadcast of an invasion of New Jersey by space aliens from Mars.
Zombieland, a desolate area just across the state line, has long fostered the creation of folklore, superstitions and ghostly tales.
Matt Glover of Brookfield speaks about his struggles with alcohol addiction to a group of Lowellville High School students. Wednesday’s event, which also featured others sharing their personal experiences, was organized as part of Red Ribbon Week.
The seven students who live at the Fifth Street facility attend Cardinal Mooney and Ursuline high schools.
Seized snakes temporarily in custody of sanctuaries
Since May, Sandra Emmons has shipped more than 20 care packages to Afghanistan.
Campbell superintendent says the 'safety and welfare' of students must always be the district's first priority.
Even though the fire station has mostly outlived its usefulness, the city's main concern right now should be its roads, said Mayor Terry Stocker.
Mayor William VanSuch received the results of last week's civil-service exam on Tuesday.
Linda Klacik, 52, died unexpectedly Monday.
Wildcat Game Room and Lounge open daily
District's bicycle giveaway program is now in its eighth year
Bob Heck, left, owner of American Wire and Shapes, and John McCormick, paint the mural showing several Struthers landmarks, including the old high school building and a billowing American flag.
School-resource officer monitors Lowellville's K-12 school building
Some stages of project could begin by winter
Projects will be complete by end of October
Struthers poised to launch Senior Watch program
He faces several charges