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1,185 cap college career at YSU

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN It was easy to tell how Rayshone M. Oliver felt about

SIBS and RIBS

MetroParks Burn Off gets off to a savory start

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.

Cancer Relays back on track

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.

BAD DAY FOR WEEDS

Effort instills importance of giving back to the community

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.

Faiths provide tests of tastes

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com BOARDMAN If you desired to prepare a chicken casserole such as

Fashion sparks bite of Big Apple, and The Plaza makes it sweet

By SEAN BARRON Special to the Vindicator BOARDMAN If you ask Nancy W. Smith what words she

Food expo draws big crowd

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.

Mahoning-Trumbull county summit set on need for bed-tax hike

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN At least several more weeks will pass before the

Young members of Acts of Random Kindness are ... Sharing their need to care

Young members perform Acts of Random Kindness

By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator POLAND Arielle Kruezweiser, Courtney Marki and Alena

Parents urged to organize to save Youngstown schools

Key ingredients to improve Youngstown city schools are engaged parents and a commitment to long-term involvement, a longtime community organizer contends.

Artist Joseph Thomas flourishes at 91

Youngstown artist draws on rich history of African-Americans

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.

Bullying can have long-lasting effect

Nearly 30 years have passed since Jodee Blanco’s high-school graduation, but remnants of the damage she endured from having been bullied remain.

New councilman takes his seat in McDonald

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com MCDONALD Village officials have selected a new councilman to

FRIENDS INDEED

For more than 50 years, these eight women have been ...

By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator POLAND Sue Phillips vividly recalls the horror she

125 take Polar Bear dive into 2012

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.

A serious fall led to ... A TRIP DOWN THE AISLE

By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator AUSTINTOWN When a person suffers a severe fall, it

Lobby trimmings carry .... A message of hope

The public is welcome to visit and enjoy the Christmas display at the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning

Ysu’s Community Diversity Program series Author: ‘Something akin to caste system is alive’

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN When several civil-rights laws were passed in the

Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club Card game is a big deal

By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator BOARDMAN If you combine one part each of camaraderie,

CRIBBAGE | A brief history

Members of the Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club, who recently celebrated the group’s 25th anniversary,

Mahoning OKs seeking bids for Poland-Struthers sewer project

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com GREENFORD Mahoning County commissioners have approved a request

Center’s ‘Hope for Holidays 2011’ campaign kicks off to help needy

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com GREENFORD The combination of tough economic times and the

Youngstown firefighters go to great heights to update skills

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Over the last 10 years, the city has undergone a

A plentiful protest

300 rally on Central Square to assail corporate greed, SB 5, war & more

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Seventeen-year- old Alyssa Gage expressed a

Donation strikes a chord with Dakota

Donation strikes a chord with Dakota

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com HOWLAND If you meet 11-year-old Dakota Hafley, you’ll quickly

Mother recounts struggles with her son’s Asperger’s

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com POLAND Shonda Schilling recalled one evening in 2007 when,

County officials oppose privatizing turnpike

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County commissioners have adopted a

Adoption-conference speaker: ‘The need is great’

Adoption-conference speaker: ‘The need is great’ By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com HOWLAND

Christmas comes to woods

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com COLUMBIANA If you spent Sunday on the Shaker Woods grounds and

Boardman Township Park is scene of Alzheimer’s walk

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com BOARDMAN Johanna M. Nuzzo recalls the painful transition that

Heart Walk draws nearly 2,000

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN If you spent time with 6-year-old Alyson Smith of

Hundreds in Valley remember 9/11

Austintown fi refi ghter Nick Reed holds his daughter, Ariana, 3, at an observance at Austintown 9/11 Memorial Park. Hundreds of area residents and representatives from many fire departments gathered to mark the 10th anniversary of terrorist attacks on the U.S.

Companies run, tug, swim for honors at Community Cup

If you drove through a portion of Mill Creek MetroParks on Saturday, you may have noticed battle lines being drawn on several fronts.

Group seeks to refresh track with Pepsi funds

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Shelly LaBerto enjoys assisting with several events

4,000 walk, run, raise $180K for Valley breast-care center

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Many 20-year-olds spend a lot of time working,

Company at mealtime: Seniors just eat it up

By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator AUSTINTOWN When it comes to meals, what do many older

‘Jammin’ for Jesus’ festival at Fairview Arts features 14 performers

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Anyone experiencing personal loss or seemingly

South Side neighbors clean up

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Janice Rovnak was discouraged to see old garbage in a

Steelmaker to acquire facility in N. Jackson

HIRING COULD START IN SEPT. By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A steel-producing

Official: Mahoning County may have to borrow $3.5M

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County bought Oakhill Renaissance Place on

Second Harvest gives back to volunteers

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Donna Hageman knows a few things about being a

Organization helps others achieve changes

Organization helps others achieve changes By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com AUSTINTOWN When

Potential program cuts for seniors, disabled blasted at forum

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan speaks to community members during Sunday’s town-hall meeting at the Union Baptist Church in Youngstown. The meeting discussed the impact of possible cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. "This is our chance," Ryan said.

Wing Fest variety adds spice to Covelli atmosphere

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN While participating in a three-day festival at the

Eastside Friends and Family Their purpose is simple: Staying in touch

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN It usually follows that most high-school classmates

Head of Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County to step down

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Carlton A. Sears has announced his resignation as

Sinkhole fix to be finished in week

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Emergency repairs to a failed storm sewer in

Fellows Riverside Gardens hosts bridal event

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN By all accounts, it appears that next June will see

Poland Relay teams fight back, celebrate

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com POLAND If you watch 3-year-old Gianna Bindas in action, you

Public weighs in on zoning changes

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN In the last four decades, the city has undergone

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