Simeon Booker Jr., who grew up in Youngstown, wrote for the Buckeye News and The Vindicator, going on to become a nationally renowned journalist who covered America's civil rights movement from the front lines, and came to know many of the country's top leaders, including Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon, Reagan, Bush, Clinton and O'Bama as well as Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King.
There was rampant chatter this week about whether a certain person would seek office. And it
A Tennessee consulting group gave the city and Mayor Charles Sammarone about 50 points to make a
By TODD FRANKO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN “Can I help you beat up bad guys?” That’s what
I’m a sucker for a few things in life, and one is for the chance to contribute, to help, to affect.
“I’ve gotten more information in the past two days from The Vindicator on this than I have from anyone else.”
Today at 8:30 a.m. Honolulu time (1:30 p.m. in the Valley), Kokrak tees off in the $5.5 million Sony Open, the first open event on the 2012 PGA Tour.
From a sixth-floor vantage point, Dominic Marchionda looks down at the bustle of downtown Youngstown.
Coming home for the holidays will be extra special for Warren native Jason Kokrak.
Atop their marriage license is the number 26338 to give it legitimacy and legality.
Vernon Cesta and his crew opened shop in downtown Youngstown last week with their V2 Wine Bar
T.J. Assion is my poster boy for the struggle that is government operations. He is the union
Defending champ Mike Porter one-upped — so far — by sibling Scott after one round By TODD FRANKO
This fall will be the 100th anniversary of golf at Youngstown Country Club. Its lush fairways and tall trees wrap around more than 100 acres with a vista crowned by magnificent clubhouse — captivating in size and in style, inside and out.
Frank Krygowski started riding his bicycle to work in 1977. When he moved to Youngstown to teach
In addition to its places, it’s had its residents, such as Rich Mills and Jimmy Sutman and James Pernotto — all living where they want to live. But each of them hoping that someday, others may feel the same. Today just may be the day.
This morning, an 11 a.m. brunch will mark two years in business for The Lemon Grove restaurant and
Sean Hiramatsu, 10, of Tokyo enjoys spending time with his host family in Poland. With him at right is Brendan McBride, 13; and, back row from left, Madeleine McBride, 11; David Simonelli, Michele Simonelli, Syliva Simonelli, 17 months; and Bridgette McBride, 15. He began attending classes in Poland last week. His family in Japan believed Poland would serve as a haven from the aftermath of the recent earthquake.
Most of you, there is no doubt, would not have liked Bob, Greg or Anthony. Truth is, they would not have liked you, either, except if you were a means toward feeding their drug habit.
And, he was gone. It was a suddenness similar to the way he entered our lives. From his arrival,
What do you have against Duluth? Why are the Sudoku answers printed the same day? Will
Goodbye and hello. Today marks a big day for us at The Vindicator and a big day, we expect, for
Like many couples, Chad and Nicole Holko had to wait a little longer to finally have their first
Did you “hear the news” about the county sales-tax plans? Did you “see the news report” about the
Hi, I’m Todd. It’s been a year already. In the mass of our year-end looking back and looking
So what news most impacted you in 2009? Who was the biggest newsmaker for the year? Forget 2009;
Elliott Giles has seen a lot of great football plays on the field for Youngstown State University
The irony is startling. This is my next-to-last column for 2009. While I’m finishing my third year
We’re always looking for new and better ways to do our jobs at The Vindicator and serve the Valley.
I remember plenty of things about my first newspaper job. One of them is John Rosemond. I’ve
It’s home. Michael Morley laughed for a second or two as he pondered the other titles commonly
No. It was a pretty quick, and clear, answer from Austintown school officials about The Vindicator
I wished to help him, because I, too, was once he. It was the final Saturday of my sons’ soccer
By week’s end, a clearer future for Forum Health will start to emerge. The submission of purchase
Liberty High School football coach Jeff Whittaker liked seeing his former player, Bradley Fletcher,
One year later, Buzz Pishkur still has his hands on the ball that is Forum Health. A resignation
One in 800 U.S. children is born with Down syndrome. Luke Neer is one, and his mom, Christina,
The Covelli Centre’s newest hope for successful sports entertainment hit the ice last night. Is
The Man on the Monument towers over downtown Youngstown’s Central Square paying honor to the men of
I’m a dad in progress, as I’ve said. This week’s work session involved death. In the realm of
The current debate regarding health-care reform in the U.S. is an intense churn through public
A great time to measure folks is not when things are going swell for them. I like seeing how folks
If your house gets broken into, how much detail should The Vindicator report to the community? Your
The Browns are turning to Eric Mangini. In Columbus, the Buckeyes are completely under the
It’s back-to-school season, and with three grade-schoolers, we have been invaded by list after list
I’m not a travel writer. And I’m not really a traveler. I’ve been as far north as Ottawa, Ontario,
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I got schooled by the regulars at Cassese’s MVR in a round of boccie last year. And, in our
A New Jersey man was beaten by police officers who dragged him from his van after a short chase.
The Kelly Pavlik fight in February at the Chevrolet Centre was a spectacle to behold for the Valley.