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Goodbye, Indians; Hello, Guardians

CLEVELAND — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change Friday — effective at the end of the 2021 season — with a video on Twitter narrated by actor and team fan Tom Hanks. The decision ...

Teens charged in Boardman fight, shooting

BOARDMAN — Three teenage boys face charges after a township police probe of a large fight in June on Market Street and of shots fired from a fleeing vehicle two days later on Sugartree Drive. Police had been called about 7:40 p.m. June 17 to the 8400 block of Market Street for reports ...

Spinal problems inspire dancer to study medicine

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of a series of Saturday profiles of area residents and their stories. To suggest a profile, contact features editor Burton Cole at bcole@tribtoday.com or metro editor Marly Reichert at mreichert@tribtoday.com By ASHLEY FOX Staff writer NEW MIDDLETOWN — ...

Campus ministry chief appointed

YOUNGSTOWN — Bishop David J. Bonnar of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown has appointed the Rev. Norbert Keliher as director of campus ministry at Youngstown State University’s Newman Center. Keliher is a Dominican friar of the Province of St. Joseph, which serves the eastern part of ...

Religion news

Religion news MEN OF FAITH: The Men of Faith will host a fundraising meeting 6:30 p.m. Monday at the BOC in Salem. The group will meet to discuss the inner workings of the Men’s Rally in the Valley set for this fall. For information about rally signs for north of Youngstown, call Bob at ...

Man indicted on 3 counts of attempted murder

YOUNGSTOWN — Shawta T. Hasley, 25, of the Mahoning County jail, has been indicted on three counts of attempted murder with gun specifications and specifications of a drive-by shooting, in a May 7 incident in which three women were shot. Hasley also was indicted on three counts of felonious ...