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Some Ohio schools get shields in response to gun violence

Some Ohio schools get shields in response to gun violence

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Police: Man charged with theft from toy charity drive

Police: Man charged with theft from toy charity drive

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Trucker saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highway

Trucker saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highway

Giuliani: 'Over my dead body' will Mueller interview Trump

Giuliani: 'Over my dead body' will Mueller interview Trump

Niles' double dribble

Opinion: Texas football today is better than ever, says author Seth Godin. He’s not comparing it to other parts of the U.S. He’s comparing Texas football to Texas football.

Toy giveaway for kids 2-12

The East Side Crime Watch, 1001 Oak St., will have a toy giveaway from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday for children from 2 to 12 years old with ID.

Ode Aduma Kwanzaa speaker Saturday

Ode Aduma, reporter and TV personality for WKBN-27 First News for 34 years, is the speaker for a Kwanzaa program from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the East Branch library, 430 Early Road.

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Browns win to keep playoff hopes alive

Baker Mayfield’s 2-yard TD toss to Antonio Calloway with just under 12 minutes left provided the winning margin.

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The soft power of Taiwan

Vindicator business writer Jordyn Grzelewski explored the island country's lifestyle with a group of foreign reporters, and caught up with a Valley native who's lived there for 20 years.

Steel blow out Phantoms

The teams will play for a third straight day Sunday.

Upgrade to 911 system streamlines police work

The total $2.9 million in software purchases will drastically change how police work together in Mahoning County, officials said.

Ed Puskas: Parents now ruling the roost

Niles mess shows times have changed.

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Valley native lands writing position with TV sitcom ‘The Goldbergs’

Donielle Muransky might have taken the long way to becoming a television screen writer, but when she arrived she was well-prepared.

YSU men’s hoops bests Binghamton

Darius Quisenberry scored 14 points to snap the Penguins’ four-game skid.

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Families get into holiday spirit at Breakfast with Santa

Christmas may be more than a week away, but Santa Claus has been anything but shy about making his presence felt in the Mahoning Valley – including recent stops at the Mill Creek MetroParks Farm in Canfield and W.D. Packard Music Hall in Warren for a special holiday-themed concert.

Poland continues hot start with victory over Harding

Kat Partika scored a game-high 15 points and Jackie Grisdale added 13 for the Bulldogs.

Lottery stocking stuffers not for kids

Lottery, scratch-off tickets, and gambling games are not appropriate stocking stuffers for children

Health care ruling puts Republicans in quandary

A federal judge’s ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who have seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul’s core parts, including protections for pre-existing medical conditions and Medicaid for more low-income people.

METRO DIGEST || Elderly woman dies after Howland crash

A Warren woman, Marilyn E. Oyer, 84, died in St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital about 12 hours after suffering injuries at about 1 p.m. Friday in a one-car crash on East Market Street.

Limelights and Career Paths

Consumers National Bank recently received the Top Community Bank Lender Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Cleveland District office for the third-consecutive year.

MILESTONES || Dr. Darrell Grace and Dionne Dowdy honored

MILESTONES honors Dr. Darrell L. Grace was recently awarded the degree of Fellow from the

BUSINESS DIGEST || Builders Assoc. scholarships awarded

Gas export capacity WASHINGTON The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects that U.S.

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Prayer, song, lanterns honor 5 fire victims at Saturday vigil

Shirley Martinez of Youngstown bows her head in prayer during a vigil Saturday night in Christ Centered Church for the five children who died last week in a house fire across the street from the church.

In Memoriam: Google+ (2011-18)

By ADAM EARNHEARDT Citing problems with another security bug, Google

Touring the charms of Shreveport, Natchitoches and Vacherie, La.

Touring the charms of Shreveport, Natchitoches and Vacherie, La. By Barbara Barton Sloane

Senior menu

Easterseals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays in Columbiana and Mahoning counties for people 60

For the Week of Sunday, December 15, 2018

Bryan J. Hicks, to Jerry J. Davis et al, East Ohio Ave., Sebring, $29,700. Our Nest Egg LLC, to

German museum takes historical look at ornaments

German museum takes historical look at ornaments BERLIN The German Historical Museum has opened

Christmas tree farmers go to social media with campaign

By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press TUALATIN, Ore. Rosa Villarreal’s three young sons jumped

Blood Drives

Blood Drives today Trumbull Regional Medical Center, 1350 E. Market St., Warren, 9 a.m. to 3


TV/RADIO TODAY 4:30 a.m. (GC) Golf: European Tour Alfred Dunhill Championship. 8:25 a.m.


HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Reckoning” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. “Of Blood and Bone” by Nora

IN THE CUP! Area holes-in-one

Joe Lutsi of Canfield aces the 125-yard No. 18 at Bedford Trails on Friday. He used an 8-iron. Jim


RUNNERS, to YOUR MARKS … Upcoming races & walks DECEMBER 29 — Jingle Bell 5K & Kid’s Run at

Railroad artifacts tell story of how trains built Atlanta

By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press ATLANTA A newly restored steam locomotive known for chasing a

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v“Miracle on Easy Street,” 2:30 p.m.: Last chance to catch this

After tragic week in city, open your hearts

Opinion: After tragic week in city, open your hearts Dorothy Day House of Youngs-town recently celebrated

MASONIC groups

THURSDAY Ladies Oriental Shrine will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Johnny’s Restaurant for its Christmas


NOTICES baseball Thiel College Winter Baseball Camp — is scheduled for Jan. 13, 20 and 27 for


Fiction 1. Christmas Eve, 1914 by Charles Olivier, narrated by Cameron Daddo, Xander Berkeley,

Pasta dinner benefit set

Pasta dinner benefit set MINERAL RIDGE A pasta dinner benefit will take place from noon to 6


Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, 9 a.m. –


Today is Sunday, Dec. 16, the 350th day of 2018. There are 15 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


amron lanes Amron Wednesday Seniors — Ron Chick 227-677, Gary Novotny 236-676, Dave Hoover 245-662

Interior Secretary Zinke resigning, cites ‘vicious’ attacks

Interior Secretary Zinke resigning, cites ‘vicious’ attacks WASHINGTON Interior Secretary Ryan


COURTS COLUMBIANA COUNTY NEW CASES American Express National Bank v. Kaye Yanni, money.

Mahoning Valley Race Course | Saturday’s results

RACE 1 $11,800 - 3 yo’s & up, 1M, CLM $5,000 2 Easy Indygo (Hernandez, L.) $3.00 $2.60 $2.10 8

TV nostalgia makes great gifts

By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press NEW YORK There’s no nostalgia quite like TV nostalgia. Here


TUESDAY Holborn Herb Growers Guild will meet at 6 p.m. at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St.,

Cities receive $9.9M for river restoration efforts

Associated Press LORAIN Three northern Ohio cities have received nearly $10 million for a river

COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP | Saturday’s other games

No. 1 Kansas 74, No. 17 Villanova 71 LAWRENCE, KAN. Dedric Lawson had 28 points and 12 rebounds,

No. 15 OSU survives gritty Bucknell

Wesson scores 22 to help Buckeyes edge Bison

Youth sports have changed

Texas football today is better than ever, says author Seth Godin. He’s not comparing it to other


LAS VEGAS BOWL No. 19 Fresno State 31, Arizona State 20 LAS VEGAS Ronnie Rivers rushed for 212

OSU players: Meyer is not yet letting up

Buckeyes coach going full steam ahead with Rose Bowl preparations


PLAYOFF ROUNDUP Saturday’s Games FCS SEMIFINAL Eastern Washington 50, Maine 19 CHENEY,


Ducks 2, Blue Jackets 1, OT COLUMBUS Daniel Sprong scored 1:19 into overtime to lift Anaheim

Trump, Brown, Portman rip GM

Opinion: Politics makes strange bedfellows, as the people of the Mahoning Valley are finding out in the

Magic 96, Jazz 89

Magic 96, Jazz 89 MEXICO CITY Evan Fournier scored 24 points, Terrence Ross came off the bench

Youngstown on the hook for misuse of water funds

Editorial: There’s good news and bad news for Youngstown Mayor Jamael Tito Brown, who has been told by the

GM shows little loyalty to loyal workers at the Lordstown plant

Opinion: Uncertainty. Change. Trimming budgets. Making do. It shouldn’t be a way of life. But once

Watson powers Texans’ comeback

Houston has won 10 of past 11 games

SPORTS DIGEST || Jack Loew to speak to Curbstone Coaches

Jack Loew to speak to Curbstone Coaches BEAVER TOWNSHIP Local boxing trainer Jack Loew will be

Murray returns to ignite Pens’ OT win over Kings

Kessel scored game-winning goal.

Preps at a Glance

Preps at a Glance BOYS BASKETBALL West Branch 66, Ravenna 49 BELOIT Brandon Zuchowski led