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Stories published October 16, 2016

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Dodgers tie series with Cubs

Best-of-7 series shifts to Los Angeles

Hirschbeck to umpire in World Series

34-year veteran is retiring

Harvick wins Sprint Cup race

Edwards, Logano are next

Hundreds turn out for pumpkin-carving contest in Boardman Park today

The event takes place each year in the park

Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' strikes it rich at weekend box office

It raked in an estimated $24.7M million for first place at the box office

Browns fall to Titans

Mariota throws 3 TD passes

US, Britain concede support is weak for military action in Syria

Negotiators hold out hope for a diplomatic solution to the bloody civil war.

Top Republican strategists: Clinton will win easily; Trump will melt down

They concede, however, things could change over the next three weeks

Trump: After 'hit job' skit, it's time to pull the plug on 'Saturday Night Live'

The GOP presidential nominee also said Alec Baldwin's portrayal of him "stinks"

Evening of Culinary Excellence at Stambaugh to benefit March of Dimes

The fundraiser is planned for Oct. 24

49ers crushed in Buffalo

Kaepernick booed before anthem

Roethlisberger to have knee surgery

Steelers flattened in Miami

Amanda Fire and Scott Mate to marry Nov. 12

Amanda Fire and Scott Mate, both of Stow, Ohio, are engaged. Their parents are announcing the

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Cramer, Martin wedding plans announced

Valerie Cramer of Greenford and Carl Martin of Austintown are engaged and plan to be married Oct.

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Caravellas celebrate 50th anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN Tom and JoAnne Caravella of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Youngstown, celebrated their 50th

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MONDAY Garden Gate will meet at 12:30 p.m. for a service project and Christmas bulb ornament.


WEDNESDAY Sunrise 458, OES, will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Liberty Masonic


Austintown Fitch High School board members, student groups and school staff will serve dinner to

Omega Psi Phi will host achievement week program

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity achievement week banquet will take place at 6 p.m. Nov. 4 at Mahoning Country Club.

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OCCHA will mark 44 years of service at annual fundraiser

OCCHA gala will take place Nov. 4 at Antone’s Banquet Center in Boardman.

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58th Ohio House District candidate has meeting today at Austintown library

58th Ohio House District candidate has meeting today at Austintown library


AARP 4611 East will meet Wednesday at St. Augustine Episcopal Church, 614 Parmelee Ave., Youngstown.


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

Ohio State beats Wisconsin in overtime

The second-ranked Buckeyes rallied from a 16-6 halftime deficit.

In key battleground, love for late Democrat shifts to Trump

In key battleground, love for late Democrat shifts to Trump


REGIONAL Colleges Saturday’s game Mount Union 45, Capital 0 COLUMBUS The Purple Raiders

Sparks explores challenges in his 20th novel, ‘Two By Two’

By LINCEE RAY Associated Press “Two By Two” (Grand Central Publishing), by Nicholas Sparks In

Reeling Dolphins’ next test is visit from soaring Steelers

Miami’s lone win was in OT against Browns

Eager for winning streak, Titans wary of Browns

Injuries have Cleveland scrambling

‘Sleepy Hollow’ re-enactment at Greene Eagle Winery Headless horror

if you go What: Sleepy Hollow re-enactment When: At dusk Friday, Saturday and Oct. 28 and 29.

Insurance agent challenges county treasurer

Republican Christine Lucarell Oliver is challenging Democratic incumbent Mahoning County Treasurer Daniel Yemma.

Program reconsidered in city schools

About 10 years ago, the district hired the same company

Inaugural Fall Fest on city’s West Side draws good crowd

Saturday’s event featured vendors and neighborhood residents

Cards steamroll Panthers

After East’s early TD, Canfield scored 45 straight

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‘ROCKY HORROR show’ The making of a musical

By MICHAEL DEMPSEY Take it from a veteran director: Musical theater is

Swish: Cavs re-sign J.R. Smith

J.R. Smith can begin launching away for the Cavaliers.

Bright skies greet Habitat run, walk participants

About 135 people participated Saturday in Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning Valley’s 17th annual Home 5K Run and 2-Mile Walk

SPORTS digest

Jerry Slocum to speak to Curbstone Coaches BEAVER TOWNSHIP Youngstown State men’s basketball


Miami 18, Kent State 14 OXFORD Gus Ragland connected with Kenny Young for a 55-yard touchdown

Here’s a guide to mobile money

New technologies are making the convenience of living cash-free a reality. But consumers need to

Painted porcelain plates prove popular, pricey

An auction catalog offered a “rare Kakiemon enameled porcelain plate” from the 18th century, but

Frontier Airlines to go on hiring spree

Frontier Airlines to go on hiring spree Planning to expand to more warm-weather markets, Denver-

Editor’s Note: The following letters to the editor on the Mathews Local School

Opinion: Editor’s Note: The following letters to the editor on the Mathews Local School District’s $23.9

Feline fascination

By CAROL MOTSINGER The Cincinnati Enquirer CINCINNATI This is not the one you notice. It’s

GOP has no shame

Opinion: A highly respected, politically prominent businessman in the Mahoning Valley sent along this doozy

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Pumpkin Walk at Twilight, 5:30-8 p.m.: This Youngstown tradition

Youngstown Security Patrol closes after 47 years of patrolling, guarding

Carl Testa, 86, has closed his business and retired

Construction starts on YSU apartments, bookstore

The 220-bed second phase is expected to be open August 2017 for the start of the 2017-18 academic year.

Will heartburn drug raise risk of dementia?

Q. I have been taking Protonix twice a day for almost 15 years. I am worried about the connection

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the

for the week of October 16, 2016

Helen K. Leshnack to David W.C. Kidder, Artmar Drive, Austintown, $79,000. Donald J. Dipiero et al


ELECTED The Ohio Business Week Foundation recently elected William “BJ” Duckworth, an account

Are you owed funds from a forgotten or old bank account?

By Margarette Burnette Associated Press Finding money you didn’t know you had is like


Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Shane Norton and Joshua Mayberry, Girard, girl, Oct. 14.

Reese Witherspoon works on lifestyle book

Reese Witherspoon works on lifestyle book NEW YORK Already known for recommending books on her


AMPED applications YOUNGSTOWN The last day to send in applications for the Youngstown Business

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Associated Press GREENWICH, Conn. The headmaster of a Connecticut high school has apologized


BRIDGE Rubber bridge, 40 part score North-South, South deals. NORTH xK Q J uQ 9 5 3 v6 5 4

Road to recovery could test some victims

Associated Press TARBORO, N.C. Tiajuana Williams lives in a one-story apartment building in

Today is Sunday, Oct. 16, the 290th day of 2016. There are 76 days left in the year.

Today is Sunday, Oct. 16, the 290th day of 2016. There are 76 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Incumbent Portman has edge in US Senate race

Editorial: When in doubt about an election, vote your self-interest. That rule of thumb has guided many a


ARMED FORCES VETERANS Seeking survivors YOUNGSTOWN The Vindicator is seeking survivors of

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Youngstown City Council General Improvements Committee, 4 p.m., meeting to discuss

Indians halfway home

Blue Jays bats stifled again as Cleveland wins nail-biter

Wake up, Youngstown! Idora, steel won’t return

Opinion: Wake up, Youngstown! Idora, steel won’t return Yes, it is a shame the Mahoning Valley’s economics

Trump campaign severs ties with Ohio GOP chief

Associated Press COLUMBUS Donald Trump’s campaign is denouncing and severing ties with Ohio

IN THE CUP! Area holes-in-one

Tim Porter aced the 149-yard No. 16 at Tippecanoe Country Club on Wednesday. He used a 9-iron for

Top 25 college football Saturday’s games

No. 3 Clemson 24, N.C. State 17, OT CLEMSON, S.C. Deshaun Watson threw a 10-yard touchdown pass

Smokies’ missing link nears completion

Associated Press WALLAND, Tenn. Efforts to extend a serpentine ridge-top road with soaring

Associated Press

Associated Press LAUSANNE, Switzerland The United States, Russia and seven other would-be

PUSKAS: Wake up to baseball in October

The Cleveland Indians are like that show you’ve been meaning to watch on Netflix or some cable channel.

No. 2 Buckeyes survive overtime scare

J.T. Barrett threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to leaping receiver Noah Brown in overtime.

Workshop focuses helping returning veterans

Redeemer Lutheran Church will host the session Nov. 5

mahoning treasurer

mahoning treasurer Candidates Daniel yemma Seeking: Re-election as Mahoning County treasurer.


MILESTONES SCOUTS Earns Eagle award Kent Ring of Canton, son of John Ring, a Youngs-town

Q. I have noticed the word “Newport” appears on a prop somewhere in every episode of

Q. I have noticed the word “Newport” appears on a prop somewhere in every episode of “The Big Bang


IF YOU GO What: “The Rocky Horror Show” When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, 22, 28, Nov. 4 and 5; and

Blood Drives

Blood Drives today St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital Donor Room, 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown,

IN THE LANES: Area Bowling League Scores

Amron lanes Arrowhead Mixed Trio — Mike Ash 214; Mike Ash 205; Rick Kuhns 202; Dave Hull 202; Dave

Ohio looms as a potential spoiler state for Trump

Associated Press CINCINNATI Ohioans are again getting plenty of attention in the presidential

Dress to Succeed expands clothing ministry

The program will help Ohio State Penitentiary returning citizens

Accident on I-80 kills Ravenna man

Accident on I-80 kills Ravenna man MERCER, PA. A Ravenna, Ohio, man died Saturday when the car

Mohip at workshop

Mohip at workshop YOUNGSTOWN Krish Mohip, Youngstown schools CEO, will be in Washington, D.C.,

Montero’s slam gives Cubs win

Associated Press chicago Miguel Montero snapped an eighth-inning tie with the third pinch-hit

Columbiana’s Jared Wilson breaks tie for state title

Tied for first place and just 18 holes separating Columbiana’s Jared Wilson from a state title, the junior delivered.

Penguins down to third-string QB in victory

On a night where Youngstown State was honoring their 1991 National Champions who won the title game with 17 points in the fourth quarter, YSU came up with 14 fourth-quarter points Saturday night to come from behind and beat Northern Iowa 14-10.


TV & RADIO TOday 7 a.m. (GC) Golf: British Masters. 8:25 a.m. (NBCSN) Soccer: Middlesbrough

BIG TEN CONFERENCE | Saturday’s other games

Minnesota 31, Maryland 10 COLLEGE PARK, MD. Rodney Smith ran for 144 yards and two touchdowns,


COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Docket US Bank National Association v. Allyson Thompson et al,

Runners to your marks … Upcoming races & walks

OCTOBER 23 — 42nd annual Youngstown Peace Race (10K, 2-mile and 400-meter kids 10-and-under run).

Saturday’s pro golf

PGA SAFEWAY OPEN NAPA, CALIF. Johnson Wagner chipped in for birdie, and wound up taking a one-

Around the NHL

Around the NHL Saturday’s other games Sharks 3, Blue Jackets 2 COLUMBUS Mikkel Boedker


South Dakota State 19, North Dakota State 17 FARGO, N.D. North Dakota State, the FCS team known

Fleury ignites Penguins victory

Kessel scores game-winner

Trump calls on rival to take drug test before 3rd debate

Associated Press PORTSMOUTH, N.H. Donald Trump sought to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S.