Vindicator reporters Samantha Phillips and Billy Ludt preview a story they are working on, along with Amanda Tonoli and Ed Runyan, covering threats that have occurred in schools across the Valley this past week. Be sure to pick up a copy of Saturday's edition of The Vindicator to read the whole story.
Youngstown Mayor Jamael Tito Brown today swore in Barry F. Finley as the city’s fire chief. Finley is a 24-year veteran of the department and a former captain who succeeds John J. O’Neill Jr. as chief.
Vindicator reporter Samantha Phillips previews her story for Friday's edition of The Vindicator highlighting a group of students in Hubbard Schools who wrote positive letters to Florida students involved in the recent shooting. Be sure to pick up Friday's paper to read the whole story!
MCCTC and the Canfield Safety Forces including the Canfield PD Canfield FD and First Responders First - gave an active shooter demonstration at the school on Tuesday
Vindicator reporter Billy Ludt previews his story about a local cookie shop who is sending kids to see the new hit movie Black Panthers.
Birds are attracted to feeders in Mill Creek Park.
Jacob LaRosa, 18, of Lafayette Avenue in Niles pleaded no contest Tuesday to aggravated murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and attempted rape in the March 31, 2015, killing of Marie Belcastro 94, in her home on Cherry Street in Niles.
United Auto Workers locals 1112 and 1714 are merged. Local 1112 now represents all 3,000 workers at the General Motors Lordstown Complex where the Chevrolet Cruze, a compact car, is produced. The merger is a move to make the plant more cost effective. The hope is the merger plus attaining production benchmarks will lead to a new vehicle. “It’s up to us to earn that product,” said Robert Morales, president of Local 1714. “We are up to that task.”
The 22-year-old Ricki Williams IV was sentenced to life in prison Thursday with the opportunity for parole after 62 years for the 2014 stabbing death of 16-year-old Gina Burger.
Fidaa Musleh, wife of deported Youngstown busunessman Al Adi is headed to Jordan to visit her husband.
A fast moving winter storm dumped several inches of snow on The Valley today.
In downtown Warren, as the snow lets up, workers are busying removing the snow.
The McGuffey Centre, a longtime Eastside Youngstown icon is in need of some TLC.
Deported Youngstown businessman Al Adi speaks with The Vindicator from Jordan.
Jim Cyphert picks Brouwerij Bosteels Tripel Karmeliet (8.4% ABV, 16 IBU) “I had to pinch myself. Had I died and gone to heaven? I got to review one of the highest rated beers in the world this time around.
Dave Shively likes Jackie O’s Mystic Mama (7.0% ABV, 80 IBU) Jackie O’s quest to continually reinvent its craft beers, by brewing beers with purpose, is what makes it a beacon in the world of craft breweries.”
Jason Jugenheimer likes Schneider Weisse Aventinus Weizenbok (8.2% ABV, 16 IBU) The aroma provides notes of wheat and fruit, reminiscent of a Belgian ale. It’s semi-sweet on the palate due to the wheat and clove flavors, but the flavor transitions toward darker fruits and caramelized bananas. It finished slightly dry. This is a great beer.
Marge LoCicero celebrated her 100th birthday with a marching band.