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Learning to use telescopes

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YOUNGSTOWN — While a telescope can be an exciting window into the cosmos, learning to use the instruments to peer into the heavens can be a little bit daunting. That is why members of the Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society were on hand this weekend to provide guidance and instruction on ...

Cruiser struck on Route 11 in Liberty

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LIBERTY — An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper and motorist were both transported early Sunday to the hospital after a vehicle hit a patrol cruiser stopped at another accident on state Route 11. Reports indicate the trooper was responding to a single-vehicle accident 2 a.m. Sunday in the ...

Study calls Youngstown 2010 plan a ‘cautionary tale’

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YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown 2010, a detailed plan focusing on revitalizing the city through “smart shrinkage,” received national and international attention and recognition. But a scholarly study, published in the Journal of the American Planning Association, describes the plan as “a ...

Hackathon’s focus is on solutions

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WARREN — St. Joseph Warren Hospital wants to reduce its reliance on the power grid and optimize efficiency. Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority wants to know when residents either abandon their homes or have their water shut off to avoid costly repairs if a pipe bursts. Those are two ...

Animal charities await donation from judge’s restitution

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YOUNGSTOWN — The attorney in charge of the estate from which former Mahoning County judge Diane Vettori stole at least $100,000 says it’s not clear whether two local animal charities will get any more money from it. In September, Vettori reported to federal prison to begin serving a ...

Public can ‘Meet The Vindicator’ during Mahoning County forums

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YOUNGSTOWN — The team that brings The Vindicator newspaper to thousands of readers daily is excited to meet the communities it serves with “Meet The Vindicator” — a forum for questions and comments about the newspaper. Ten “Meet The Vindicator” events will offer readers in ...

Austintown group seeks vintage wagon for Log Cabin

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AUSTINTOWN — For the past 40 years, a large historic wagon has sat outside the Austintown Historical Society’s log cabin on South Raccoon Road — but soon, that might not be the case. The wagon, donated by the Austintown Lions Club about 20 years ago, is set to be picked up by the ...

Community school seeks busing from Warren to Youngstown

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By RAYMOND L. SMITH Staff writer YOUNGSTOWN — The leaders of a Youngstown-based community school with about 25 students who live within the Warren school district are asking Warren City Schools to provide transportation for those students. Kimberly Clinkscale, founder and director of ...

Acclaimed jazz artist leads saxophone summit at YSU

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YOUNGSTOWN — Jamey Aebersold gladly gave a small reward to a student who came up with the name of a jazz tune he played that was based merely on several bars of complex chord structures. Nevertheless, his bigger focus is on making budding musicians’ experiences invaluable. “How did ...