By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator BOARDMAN Kristen Cartwright fondly recalled her high-
When Kevin Hines was an infant, the groundwork already had been laid for him to eventually jump 220 feet from a famous bridge, enter the water at 75 mph and be sucked 70 feet to 80 feet under the surface — yet realize he was a survivor.
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org BOARDMAN Rita Somich looked forward to conducting Bible studies
Bill Magnuson is diligently working toward fulfilling his career goal, the foundation of which was laid when he was a child.
By SEAN BARRON email@example.com BOARDMAN Kevin Hines, one of an estimated 33 people to have
LOCAL AUTHOR’S BOOK Availability Michael J. Lacivita, a lifelong Youngstown resident, World War
By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator LIBERTY For much of the year, a sumptuous, well-
By Wednesday afternoon, the external portion of a one-story building for veterans already had taken shape.
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Eastern Gateway Community College has announced a
IF YOU GO What: ReStore, Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning County. Where: 480 Youngstown-Poland
By SEAN BARRON email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN The Mill Creek MetroParks board of commissioners has
Dan McCauley of Youngstown volunteered to repaint the large letters — YSU — in a section of seats at Stambaugh Stadium. McCauley, a 1964 Youngstown State University graduate, noticed the paint was fading on the logo. He began at the end of August, and his work will be on display for the Penguins’ home opener against Valparaiso at 4 p.m. today.
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN It appears likely a reform bill that will make key
By SEAN BARRON email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County commissioners have awarded a
By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator HERMITAGE, PA. Many soldiers are returning home from
SERVICES FOR VETERANS Seeing a difference Irwin Stovroff, a 90-year-old World War II veteran who
Most people familiar with a section of an East Side street likely are struck as much by what’s not there as by what is.
By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator NORTH JACKSON For several years, a partial itinerary
Among those attending the Watson and Tressel Training ceremony Tuesday at Youngstown State University are, from left, Jim Tressel, YSU President Cynthia Anderson, Ellen Tressel, Phyllis and Anthony Cafaro and Frank and Norma Watson.
When Jeff Raz isn’t juggling his time as an actor, playwright, clown or teacher, you might find him juggling tennis balls and colorful scarves.
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org CANFIELD For the next two days, Mike “Mad Dog” Hubbell will be
By SEAN BARRON email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County commissioners have appointed a full-
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Many visitors to Fellows Riverside Gardens are struck
Dr. Doran M. Duke went to Barahona, Dominican Republic, where he was greeted by what many Americans might view as abject poverty, ramshackle housing and poor health and medical care, not to mention a lack of electricity and sanitation.
By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator NORTH JACKSON May 19, 2008, was a big day for Earla
St. Elizabeth Health Center marks 50th anniversary of the Mahoning Valley’s first open-heart surgery
By SEAN BARRON email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Cary Dabney is looking forward to entering graduate
By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator YOUNGSTOWN Monica Shirilla said she had never drawn a
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org BOARDMAN It might be easy for many people to assume that anyone
By SEAN BARRON email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County commissioners agreed to vacate three
After having lived in Youngstown for a year, Joshua Kesner wanted to own a home in the city, but too much urban blight put a damper on those plans.
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN It was easy to tell how Rayshone M. Oliver felt about
Chowing down on some flavorful ribs from Smokin’ Joe’s Hog Wild BBQ in Mansfield are Liliana Marinkovich, 9, left, and her sister, Miranda Marinkovich, 11, both of Fowler. They were among the hundreds of people who showed up Friday at the James L. Wick Recreation Area in Mill Creek Park for the first day of the inaugural Mill Creek MetroParks Rib Burn Off. The event continues today and Sunday.
Tracy Botsko of Austintown holds tight to the hands of her son, Zach Wright, 11, as “You Raise Me Up” is sung during opening ceremonies at the Relay for Life at Boardman Center Middle School Friday. Botsko was diagnosed with cancer last November.
It was a good day for hundreds of students at Harvey S. Firestone Park, but a bad day for weeds that had sprung up, thanks to youngsters such as Nate Montgomery.
By SEAN BARRON email@example.com BOARDMAN If you desired to prepare a chicken casserole such as
By SEAN BARRON Special to the Vindicator BOARDMAN If you ask Nancy W. Smith what words she
Jenna Hartman looks forward to culinary school, but first, there were customers to see, an event to attend and Mediterranean orzo salads with pesto turkey to make.
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN At least several more weeks will pass before the
By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator POLAND Arielle Kruezweiser, Courtney Marki and Alena
Key ingredients to improve Youngstown city schools are engaged parents and a commitment to long-term involvement, a longtime community organizer contends.
When you add a love of art and a talent with oil paint to a deep interest in African-American history, you get the colorful essence of Joseph L. Thomas’ paintings.
Nearly 30 years have passed since Jodee Blanco’s high-school graduation, but remnants of the damage she endured from having been bullied remain.
By SEAN BARRON email@example.com MCDONALD Village officials have selected a new councilman to
By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator POLAND Sue Phillips vividly recalls the horror she
Amanda Bowers, left, and Dani Monaco, both 17 and from West Middlesex, Pa., participate in Sunday’s fourth annual Shenango Polar Bear Jump into the Shenango River near Quaker Steak & Lube in Sharon.
By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator AUSTINTOWN When a person suffers a severe fall, it
The public is welcome to visit and enjoy the Christmas display at the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN When several civil-rights laws were passed in the
Members of the Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club, who recently celebrated the group’s 25th anniversary,