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Opinion: Mahoning Valley Congressman James A. Traficant Jr. was riding high. His election victories were landslides; most area politicians feared him; his national reputation kept growing because of his profane (rather than profound) one-minute speeches on the floor of the House; and his war with The Vindicator was reaching new heights.
The past two months have been difficult for The Vindicator’s newsroom staff, as reporters and
OUR HISTORY Feb. 28, 1850: William F. Maag born to Johannes and Catherine Maag, Ebingen, Germany.
A look back at some major news events covered by The Vindicator for a century and a half.
The Vindicator printed its first Rotogravure section in 1926.
Ads were often as colorful as the news stories
While newspapers are traditionally where readers turn for hard news, information, sports and features, one of the more popular pages in the newspaper is what readers affectionately refer to as ‘the funny pages.’
When it comes to producing entertainment, Youngstown has never taken a back seat to any city.
There’s so much to be said for being at the right place at the right time.
Written from her retirement home in Lake Park, Fla. Aug. 7, 1977
Tressel, Strasfeld, Sutman, MOHN, O’Neill, Giordani, Pernotto, Ewing, Klim
In the end, The Vindicator staff consisted of more than 140 employees, which included editorial – reporters, editors, photographers, copy editors/designers, artists and editorial writers; accounting; creative services; and the executive team. Today’s edition is the last Vindicator brought to you by all of the people in the photo. Vindicator owner Mark Brown said the decision to close is the toughest he’s ever had to make.
Jimmy Smits returns to TV Sept. 23 on Bluff City Law on NBC.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Garrett Gilbert scrambles during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
Many journalists honed their craft or even had full careers in The Vindicator’s newsroom. Here are