A Pennsylvania State Police trooper wipes away tears during the funeral for Shenango Township Police Officer William “Jerry” McCarthy IV. Hundreds of officers from throughout the region attended his funeral Wednesday in St. Vitus Church in New Castle.
Trees in the water provide shade and shelter for fish, concentrating them and making them easier to catch.
The 1913 Mahoning River flood at Youngstown knocked out city water, electric, streetcar and railroad service and inundated river valley homes and industries.
A cat thrown from a car on Sharrott Road on Valentine’s Day is now available for adoption at Angels for Animals.
Teddy Foltz, 14, of Struthers (inset above) died of head trauma Saturday. His mother and her ex-boyfriend, Zaryl G. Bush, are charged in his death. Teddy’s father, Shawn Tedesco, of Sharon, Pa., above center, is comforted by an unidentified family friend as Teddy’s grandmother, Sara Foltz, sits at right during Bush's initial appearance Wednesday in Struthers Municipal Court on murder and rape charges.
The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. wants to showcase a model block in a historic South Side neighborhood.
Jim Mullen, above, general manager of Youngstown Thermal LLC, shows the mixture of wood chips and coal the company is going to burn to create the steam used for heating and cooling downtown buildings. Youngstown Thermal has recently added the wood chips to its mix to reduce the amount of coal it burns to generate steam.
Lyana Mansour from Ramallah in the West Bank, waives the Palestinian flag during a vigil in downtown Youngstown Friday in response to the latest violence in Israel.
If you’re attending Monday’s Covelli Centre rally featuring President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton, you probably should carpool, arrive early and dress for wet, windy weather.
By PETER H. MILLIKEN firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Two longtime incumbent Republican judges
A dealer runs a roulette table at Toledo’s Hollywood Casino, which opened in May.
Heidi M. Daniel, the incoming director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, said it’s too soon for her to say what she might change about the library system’s operation, but that the system should be sized appropriately for this community.
Visiting Judge William H. Wolff Jr. hands a document to attorneys in the Mahoning County Courthouse during a December 2010 hearing on The Vindicator’s motion to unseal documents in the Oakhill Renaissance Place corruption case, including bills of particulars.
This dry, cracked mud, normally covered by several feet of water, is exposed at Berlin Lake, which is more than 8 feet below its normal summer surface level and dropping at the rate of 3 inches a day. Some docks are high and dry, and unseen sandbars and rocks make boating hazardous.
Deputy Steve Morlan summons Pat Diiullo of Canfield to steer his boat up next to the patrol boat to receive a random safety and law inspection on Berlin Lake.
Michelle Nieves and her sleepy 1-year-old daughter, Marie, get ready to settle into their apartment at 2779 Hammaker St. in the Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority’s newly-renovated Brier Hill Annex complex after a Tuesday ribbon-cutting ceremony. The apartments’ countertops are made from recycled-content Formica.
As 21 Ohio State Penitentiary inmates continued their hunger strike into its second week, the prison warden vowed that no inmate will be allowed to die of starvation or dehydration on his watch.
A day-reporting offender works on a horse barn. The program saves the county money, reduces jail crowding and provides free labor for community service projects.
John Scherer of Fender’s Fish & Llama Farm, of Baltic, Ohio, gets fish from a truck-mounted tank during a Thursday fish sale at the Canfield Fairgrounds. The event was sponsored by the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District.
Two walking tours Sunday showcased the natural beauty of Mill Creek Park to mark Earth Day.
Students at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center observed Earth Day Friday by modeling fashions they created with recycled materials, including video tape, trash bags and newspapers. The program was the school's fifth annual Trash Bash,
A long neglected former country-music mecca that drew top national talent to the Mahoning Valley may get a new lease on life through foreclosure and a sheriff’s sale.
County Prosecutor Paul Gains celebrates winning re-election during a gathering Tuesday night at Cafe Cimmento, downtown Youngstown. Gains narrowly defeated challenger Jay Macejko, Youngstown city prosecutor, who had the county Democratic Party central committee endorsement.
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In the Mahoning County prosecutor's race, incumbent Paul Gains is being challenged by Youngstown Law Director Jay Macejko in next month's Democratic primary.
...and Valley native David D. Bell, a Navy boatswain’s mate, hoisted the Friendship 7 capsule with Glenn inside aboard the destroyer Noa, and was the first to greet Col. Glenn after his Atlantic Ocean splashdown.
Officers from Canfield Police Department, Mahoning Valley Homicide Task Force and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation were at Carriage Hill Apartments Wednesday after Stacey Sutera, a 40-year-old teacher, was shot and killed there around 7 a.m. as she got into her car. Police have issued an aggravated-murder warrant for Robert McLaughlin, 64, of Painesville, described as ex-military and armed and dangerous.
Scott Moore with Youngstown Thermal checks readings for the boiler at Youngstown Thermal on North Avenue in Youngstown, which is expanding its business. The silver coal chutes behind him feed the boiler, which provides stam heat and now, air conditioning, to downtown businesses.
Salt trucks, such as this one, have been a rare sight this month as the Mahoning Valley experiences one of its mildest winters. The weather stands in sharp contrast to the snowy month of February 2010, when this file photo was taken.
Mahoning County commissioners approved an agreement with Chesapeake Exploration LLC of Oklahoma City, under which Chesapeake improved 1.7 miles of Calla Road east of state Route 534 before its planned drilling of a 6,000-foot-deep oil-and-gas well into the Utica Shale formation.
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Richard Milanek of Boardman gets a meal from volunteers, from left, Lisa Orlando and Sandy Moran at St. Luke Church in Boardman. As the nation's economy has declined. The church is among a growing number of sites in the Mahoning Valley serving free meals to area residents in need as the nation's economy has declined.
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John F. McCaffery, a lawyer for two Cafaro Co. affiliates, points Monday to a page from The Vindicator’s Vindy.com website, which prominently displays the former defendants in the now-dismissed Oakhill Renaissance Place criminal case. He is questioning Barbara Paynter, a Cleveland public-relations practitioner, about the negative publicity generated by the indictment.
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If Mahoning County deputy sheriffs who guard the county courthouse door are replaced by outside security personnel, the deputies’ union will file a grievance, the deputies’ union president said.
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Property values plunge by 7.4%
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