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The Youngstown Vindicator
Local news outlets inviting community members to discuss opioid epidemicYOUNGSTOWN — Local news outlets will meet with people next week to hear your th
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 minutes ago
YOUNGSTOWN — Local news outlets will meet with people next week to hear your thoughts on solutions to the opioid epidemic in the Mahoning Valley. Those meetings are scheduled to take place in Youngstown on Sunday, Warren on Monday, and Struthers on... Read more
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Business Wire
UCFC Announces Third Quarter Earnings and DividendYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United Community Financial Corp. (Company) (
Business Wire / Posted 33 minutes ago
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United Community Financial Corp. (Company) (NASDAQ: UCFC), parent company of Home Savings Bank (Home Savings), today announced net income of $7.6 million, or $0.151 per diluted common share, a 37.3% improvement over... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Reward offered to help solve hostage taking at Struthers IGAThe Youngstown Crimestoppers organization is helping the Struthers Police Depar
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 41 minutes ago
The Youngstown Crimestoppers organization is helping the Struthers Police Department find the men who held four employees hostage at the Creed Street IGA as they attempted to break into the store's pharmacy. The Crimestoppers Facebook page is... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Armed suspects hold employees hostage at Struthers grocery storethey were only interested in getting the drugs, as they left empty-handed when
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 41 minutes ago
they were only interested in getting the drugs, as they left empty-handed when they could not enter the pharmacy," the post says. Police are asking anyone with any information on who the suspects are to call Youngstown Crimestoppers at 330-746-2... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Planning commission recommends West Side site for selling medical marijuanaYOUNGSTOWN — The planning commission recommended today city council permit a bu
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted an hour ago
YOUNGSTOWN — The planning commission recommended today city council permit a business wanting to sell medical marijuana to be allowed to open at 3321 Mahoning Ave., a former bank building in the Mahoning Plaza. The recommendation came after a... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Cafaro Co. offers land, $20 million in incentives for new Amazon HQdo we fit Amazon's preferences? Amazon's founder says they want a Metropolitan
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted an hour ago
do we fit Amazon's preferences? Amazon's founder says they want a Metropolitan area with more than one million people. Youngstown-Warren falls short. But maybe not. "If you look at the workforce many of the people who live in Trumbull county... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning Co. jail bookings, releasesOFFICE Sex Offender Failure To Provide Change Of Address Or Registration Of Add
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 hours ago
OFFICE Sex Offender Failure To Provide Change Of Address Or Registration Of Address GENTILE, CHRISTOPHER 10/05/1972 YOUNGSTOWN US MARSHAL SERVICE Trafficking in Drugs JOHNSON, XZAVIUS A 08/04/1982 MAHONING COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Trafficking... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Youngstown shooting victim facing arrestA Youngstown man who told police he was shot while he was walking along a South
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 5 hours ago
A Youngstown man who told police he was shot while he was walking along a South Side street will be arrested after he recovers from his wounds. Police say 31-year-old Seth Robinson of Youngstown was shot shortly before 3 am Tuesday on the 300 block... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Executive Director named for libraryThe Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County h
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 5 hours ago
The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County has decided who they'd like to see as the library's new Executive Director. On Tuesday, the board met in special session and voted to offer the position to Aimee Fifarek,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown cops find shell casings near South Side gas stationYOUNGSTOWN — Police late Monday found 36 shell casings from two different weapo
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN — Police late Monday found 36 shell casings from two different weapons after investigating a gunshot sensor call on the South Side. Police were called about 10:45 p.m. to the first block of East Avondale Avenue. When they arrived, they... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Library board offers director post to Phoenix candidateYOUNGSTOWN — The board of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN — The board of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County voted to offer Aimee Fifarek the position of executive director. Fifarek currently serves as deputy director for information technology and digital initiatives at the... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Detours planned for $10.5 million I-680 project in Youngstownmaximum of 45 consecutive days so crews can perform the rehabilitation work on
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 8 hours ago
maximum of 45 consecutive days so crews can perform the rehabilitation work on the bridges over Cherry Hill Avenue and the Youngstown and Austintown Railroad. In 2020 or 2021, the Mahoning Avenue entrance ramp to southbound 680 will be closed for... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Man found shot several times this morning on the South SideYOUNGSTOWN — Police are investigating after a man was found shot several times
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN — Police are investigating after a man was found shot several times early today on the South Side. Police were called about 3 a.m. to the 300 block of East Lucius Avenue where they found the bleeding from several gunshot wounds. The... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Youngstown man arrested with $2,642 cocaine stashDriving left of center landed a Youngstown man in jail after State Troopers say
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 9 hours ago
Driving left of center landed a Youngstown man in jail after State Troopers say they found $2,642 worth of cocaine in his Jeep. The Highway Patrol says a trooper stopped the Jeep Grand Cherokee for the alleged traffic violation along South Avenue in... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Ashtabula County father and son involved in Gustavus plane crashhalf-mile from the airstrip. The pilot, 71-year-old Robert Gale of Jefferson,
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 10 hours ago
half-mile from the airstrip. The pilot, 71-year-old Robert Gale of Jefferson, Ohio, was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown for treatment of injuries that troopers say are not life-threatening. The pilot's 50-year-old son, Louis Gale,... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Man shot during early morning walk Youngstown's South SideA Youngstown man tells police he was shot while he was walking along a South Si
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 10 hours ago
A Youngstown man tells police he was shot while he was walking along a South Side Street just before 3 o'clock Tuesday morning. Dispatchers received several calls from neighbors reporting the shooting along the 300 block of East Lucius Avenue. By... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Three medical marijuana companies vie to put down roots in YoungstownThree medical companies made pitches to establish medical marijuana dispensarie
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 hours ago
Three medical companies made pitches to establish medical marijuana dispensaries in Youngstown at a Monday night meeting with members of city council. When many think marijuana they don't think Western medicine, but speakers from dispensary... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Live music performances on television shows this week include:suffers a setback on his movie. TV listings, C3 ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Art for S
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 hours ago
suffers a setback on his movie. TV listings, C3 ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Art for SMARTS event to include auction, live music YOUNGSTOWN The SMARTS Community Art School, located in the Ohio One Building on East Boardman Street downtown, will present... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Two art exhibitions open at the Hoytacross the United States and may be found in numerous museum collections includ
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 hours ago
across the United States and may be found in numerous museum collections including the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown. Among his honors is a Fulbright Scholarship, fellowship from the New York Arts Foundation and the Basil Alkazzi... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Man pleads guilty in 2014 murderYOUNGSTOWN Prosecutors are recommending 25 years in prison for a man who plead
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN Prosecutors are recommending 25 years in prison for a man who pleaded guilty to a shooting death he caused as a juvenile. Stashawn Dates, 20, pleaded guilty Monday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court before Judge Lou D’Apolito to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
BUSINESS DIGEST ||Downtown bar open YOUNGSTOWN Whistle & Keg at the corner of Phelps and Federa
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 hours ago
Downtown bar open YOUNGSTOWN Whistle & Keg at the corner of Phelps and Federal streets downtown is open for business. The newest bar downtown will open at noon every day. Closing hours vary. Happy hour will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. with... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Former traffic department worker accuses Youngstown of gender discriminationYOUNGSTOWN A former city of Youngs-town employee experienced gender discrimina
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN A former city of Youngs-town employee experienced gender discrimination and a “boys’ club” atmosphere in the traffic department, according to a wrongful termination suit filed in U.S. District Court. Carly Bowlen, who now lives in... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Couple enter guilty pleas in boy’s cocaine overdose deathYOUNGSTOWN Two people charged in the cocaine overdose of a 9-year-old boy the
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN Two people charged in the cocaine overdose of a 9-year-old boy the day after Christmas pleaded guilty Monday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. Kevin Gamble pleaded guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and child endangering,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Five arraigned in kidnapping caseStaff report YOUNGSTOWN Bond was set Monday at $30,000 each for five people a
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 hours ago
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Bond was set Monday at $30,000 each for five people accused of keeping three people against their will last week in a dispute over a stolen car. Nicole Foley, 22, of Dryden Avenue, and Shawn Foley, 26, Megan Noel, 21, and... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Plane crashes in Gustavus TownshipThe Vindicator, the pilot of the single engine plane suffered minor injuries an
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 17 hours ago
The Vindicator, the pilot of the single engine plane suffered minor injuries and was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Youngstown. The passenger does not appear to have suffered any injuries. This is a developing story. 21 News will update... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Plane crashes in Trumbull CountyCounty. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said it received word of the crash at 9:
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 hours ago
County. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said it received word of the crash at 9:10 p.m. The pilot suffered minor injuries and was taken to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. A passenger appeared to be unharmed. The state patrol is inve... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, THOMAS J. 'TOMMY' ORLO, Youngstown, OhioOrlo, 51, who passed away Saturday evening at his home of an apparent heart att
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 hours ago
Orlo, 51, who passed away Saturday evening at his home of an apparent heart attack. Tommy was born Aug. 5, 1966, in Youngstown, the only son of John C. and Verna Jane Swartz Orlo, and was a lifelong resident of Campbell. He was a 1984... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, SHEILA HAWRYLKO, Youngstown, OhioYOUNGSTOWN - Sheila Hawrylko, 76, of Cornersburg, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15,
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN - Sheila Hawrylko, 76, of Cornersburg, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at her home after a brief illness. Sheila was born May 15, 1941, in Long Island, N.Y., a daughter of the late Herbert and Agnes O’Neill Hymes, and came to this area... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, JAMES F. VINION, Youngstown, OhioMahoning Ave., for James F. Vinion, 81, who died Friday evening at Briarfield M
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 hours ago
Mahoning Ave., for James F. Vinion, 81, who died Friday evening at Briarfield Manor. James was born April 30, 1936, in Youngstown, a son of the late Frank and Anna Margaret Brooks Vinion, and was a lifelong area resident. He graduated from... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, GERALD JEROME BURTON, Youngstown, OhioYOUNGSTOWN – Funeral services for Mr. Gerald Jerome Burton, 62, will be held at
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN – Funeral services for Mr. Gerald Jerome Burton, 62, will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home. He entered eternal rest on Sunday, Oct. 8, at his home. Mr. Burton was born March... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, DONALD L. MORTIMER, Youngstown, Ohiodied Saturday evening at ValleyCare Northside Medical Center, following a brief
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 hours ago
died Saturday evening at ValleyCare Northside Medical Center, following a brief illness. Donald was born Aug. 18, 1936, in Youngstown, the son of Dean and Marjorie (Hamilton) Mortimer. He worked at General Motors on the assembly line for 26 years,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Western Illinois up to No. 10 in one FCS pollNorth Dakota State (6-0, 3-0) in a Missouri Valley Football Conference game. Th
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 20 hours ago
North Dakota State (6-0, 3-0) in a Missouri Valley Football Conference game. The Bison, off a 27-24 overtime win at No. 8 Youngstown State, have a 58-6 home record since 2010. Defending national champion James Madison (6-0) continued its... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Three companies make medical marijuana proposals to YoungstownYOUNGSTOWN Three companies tonight discussed their efforts to open businesses
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 21 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN Three companies tonight discussed their efforts to open businesses to sell medical marijuana in Youngstown. The proposals were made to city council for informational purposes. The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy will determine what... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Decision expected Tuesday on new library directorYOUNGSTOWN — The board of trustees for the Public Library of Youngstown and Mah
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 23 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN — The board of trustees for the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County meets at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the meeting room at the Main Library, 305 Wick Ave. The board plans to adjourn into an executive session and, following that,... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Arson investigators offer $5,000 reward for info on Warren bar fireWarren Fire Department officials have posted an 'Arson' poster on the window of
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 23 hours ago
Warren Fire Department officials have posted an 'Arson' poster on the window of Youngstown Road SE bar offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever set fire to the building early Monday. Crews were called... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Investigators seeks tips regarding Trumbull County arsonBureau is asking for tips from the public regarding an intentionally set fire t
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
Bureau is asking for tips from the public regarding an intentionally set fire to the Uncle Sil’s Bar & Grille at 2774 Youngstown Ave., Warren. The fire was set at the bar about 6 a.m. today. The investigation is being conducted jointly with... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Human-rights advocate speaks tonight at JCCPublished: Mon, October 16, 2017 @ 3:41 p.m. YOUNGSTOWN — Bassem Eid, a Jerusa
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
Published: Mon, October 16, 2017 @ 3:41 p.m. YOUNGSTOWN — Bassem Eid, a Jerusalem-based political analyst, human-rights pioneer, and commentator in Arab and Palestinian affairs, speaks from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight on "Human Rights Under the Palestinian... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
I-80 westbound to Salt Springs Road closed due gas leakPublished: Mon, October 16, 2017 @ 4:17 p.m. YOUNGSTOWN — The Ohio Department
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
Published: Mon, October 16, 2017 @ 4:17 p.m. YOUNGSTOWN — The Ohio Department of Transportation is reporting that Interstate 80 westbound to Salt Springs Road is temporarily closed due to a gas line leak. Motorists are urged to avoid the area until... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown cops revive woman, man who overdoses over the weekendYOUNGSTOWN — Reports said police who responded about 9:15 p.m. Saturday to an o
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN — Reports said police who responded about 9:15 p.m. Saturday to an overdose at a home in the 2400 block of Volney Road revived a woman there and a man who was at another house. When officers arrived, reports said the 41-one-year-old woman... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Eastgate Regional Council of Governments opens satellite office in Warrenland use planning, economic development and local infrastructure projects. Eas
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
land use planning, economic development and local infrastructure projects. Eastgate’s main office will remain in downtown Youngstown at the City Center One building. The satellite office at TBEIC will be used by Eastgate staff at various times... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Bond set at $20K for woman arrested on gun, drug chargesYOUNGSTOWN — Bond was set at $20,000 today for an Austintown woman who had a gu
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN — Bond was set at $20,000 today for an Austintown woman who had a gun in a car she was driving while she was being treated for a heroin overdose. Margaret Hapcic, 45, was arraigned before Judge Robert Milich. She has been in the Mahoning... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi won’t judge kicker who kneeled during anthemcoach Pat Narduzzi won't judge kicker who kneeled during anthem Pitt head coac
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
coach Pat Narduzzi won't judge kicker who kneeled during anthem Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi on the sideline against Youngstown State Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 at Heinz Field. Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi said Monday he is not judging third-string... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Austintown woman charged with indecent exposure on Mahoning Avenuewas booked into the Mahoning County jail after township police arrested her Fri
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted yesterday
was booked into the Mahoning County jail after township police arrested her Friday afternoon. According to the report, Youngstown police called an officer from the township to give the woman a ride home after she was spotted walking on Mahoning... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Whistle & Keg, new downtown Youngstown bar, open for businessYOUNGSTOWN — Whistle & Keg at the corner of Phelps and Federal streets downtown
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN — Whistle & Keg at the corner of Phelps and Federal streets downtown is open for business. The newest bar downtown will be open until 11 p.m. today. Happy hour will take place form 4 to 7 p.m. with everything 15 percent off. Customers... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Nursing home patient faces drug chargespatient on a drug charge after a nurse reported finding a bag of opioid pain pi
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
patient on a drug charge after a nurse reported finding a bag of opioid pain pills on the patient. Edna Hector, 33, of Youngstown, is charged with drug possession/drug abuse, according to court records. According to a police report, officers... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Halloween giveaway for kids Wednesday at Wick ParkYOUNGSTOWN — East Side Crime Watch sponsors a Halloween giveaway for children 2
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN — East Side Crime Watch sponsors a Halloween giveaway for children 2 to 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Wick Park, 260 Park Ave.,on the city's North Side The event is sponsored by Annie Hall, crime watch director, and Bob Burke,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
YSU hosts high-school students today for annual Press Day activitiesYOUNGSTOWN — Communication and ournalism students at Youngstown State Universit
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN — Communication and ournalism students at Youngstown State University came together today to teach local high-school students about the importance of news for the 79th Annual Press Day. Alexa Morocco, a communications student, said it’s... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Police probe shooting at West Hylda Avenue and Market StreetYOUNGSTOWN — Reports said officers found shell casings from two different weapo
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN — Reports said officers found shell casings from two different weapons after investigating a shooting at West Hylda Avenue and Market Street. Reports said a 24-year-old woman was wounded in the arm and was driven to St. Elizabeth... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
traffic department worker accuses city of gender discriminationYOUNGSTOWN — A former City of Youngstown employee cites gender discrimination a
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN — A former City of Youngstown employee cites gender discrimination and a “boys club” as reasons for her dismissal in a wrongful termination suit filed Friday in U.S. District Court. Carly Bowlen, who now lives in Nashville, worked for the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Belligerent YSU fan scores a trip to jailYOUNGSTOWN — A fan at the Youngstown State University football game Saturday is
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN — A fan at the Youngstown State University football game Saturday is in the Mahoning County jail on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after reports said he became belligerent after being asked to tone down his behavior. A... Read more
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