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SCHEDULE Warren festival

FRIDAY Italian cultural/heritage displays throughout festival hours all three days (Park Hotel,


Family dinner held to honor Bacon jubilee

SHARON, Pa. -- Mr. and Mrs. Glen Bacon, 306 Maple Way, were honored June 29 for the observance of


STATISTICS

(Through games Friday) Batting ABRHHRRBIAvg Chris Small c20100.500 Billy Munoz 1b3331308.394


AMY PECORELLI AARON KITZMILLER

AMY PECORELLI AARON KITZMILLER CORTLAND -- Nuptial vows were exchanged at 3 p.m. June 30 as Amy


BIRTHS

Forum Health Northside Chad Deming and Susan Schlitt, 177 Clarencedale Ave., Youngstown, boy, Aug.


WIN, PLACE AND SHOW

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS SATURDAY 2nd--Whale's Tale (J.Eads)10.205.403.40 T J's War Hawk


SENIOR CITIZENS

AARP 3104 XCanfield Chapter 3104, AARP, will meet for the annual picnic at 1 p.m. Monday at Fair


COLUMBUS Lawsuit filed by MSVD remains unresolved

A judge's spokesman expects a ruling on several matters in 60 to 90 days. By DENISE DICK


MASON -- The wedding of U.S. Army Lt. Matthew J. Bishara of Fort Hood, Texas, and Mary Elizabeth

MASON -- The wedding of U.S. Army Lt. Matthew J. Bishara of Fort Hood, Texas, and Mary Elizabeth


NOTICES

NOTICES TOUCH FOOTBALL Youngstown Touch Football League -- will have a meeting of all existing


AUSTINTOWN Officer wins award for project that gets kids back on track

Seventy-five percent of participants in the program aren't arrested again. By IAN HILL


WITH THE VETS Veterans meetings

VETERANS Marine Reunion Set YOUNGSTOWN -- The 22nd annual Marine Corps reunion, with Tri-State


Players' annual revue

Players' annual revue CANFIELD -- More than 150 junior-high and high school students will perform


Seeking volunteers

Seeking volunteers YOUNGSTOWN -- Northeast Ohio Legal Services is seeking volunteers for its


CAREER PATHS

HEALTH CARE YOUNGSTOWN -- Humility of Mary Health Partners has appointed Warren Harris as vice


JACK WOLLITZ BASS Masters Classic is annual angling 'test of the best'

The BASS Masters Classic is nicknamed the "test of the best" and no better venue could have been


CURRENT PRICES Sampling the marketplace

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


KEYSTONE CLIPS Plaque pays tribute to Bush's visit

It was only about 15 minutes long, but George W. Bush's visit to Wampum, Pa., will never be


Instrument got its start in Persia

The hammered dulcimer originated in Persia about 1,400 years ago. From there, it spread over the


Testing, torturing tractor tires

By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU NORTH LIMA -- Twist. Pull. Squish. Since 1932, the


LAURA MITCHELL BRIAN BLASKO

LAURA MITCHELL BRIAN BLASKO NEW MIDDLETOWN -- The marriage of Laura Kay Mitchell, 190 Carter


MOTOCROSS Confident Quinn races to win -- and does

Quinn Wentzel's parents bought him his first motorcycle, complete with training wheels, when he was


AMY DEMARCO SCOTT BRUNNER

AMY DEMARCO SCOTT BRUNNER YOUNGSTOWN -- Amy Lynn DeMarco and Scott Charles Brunner, both of 4


CRIME SOLVER Mercer County

Theft of a prescription bottle of OxyContin is the focus of this week's Crime Solvers: Crime:


WINNING NUMBERS | July 28- August 3

OHIO Friday 8/3 Night drawings: Pick 3, 7-6-7 Pick 4, 4-2-9-6 Buckeye 5, 2-16-18-27-36 Day


JOHN KOVACH | Colleges Hiram overhauls athletics with help from a local face

HIRAM -- Hiram College hopes changes in its intercollegiate athletic program will make the school


MASCOT Diamond dawg Scrappy is a dancing delight for area fans

Cory Yankush, 20, volunteered for one game and has had the job since. By BILL SULLIVAN


Valley is on the losing end of state technology dollars

Opinion: When the state panel conducting a survey of Ohio's high-tech needs comes to the Mahoning Valley, we


AMY BUCKLES NICK D'ERRICO

AMY BUCKLES NICK D'ERRICO HOWLAND -- A reception was held July 7 at the ballroom of Stambaugh


Criticism of Girard principal, Foley, not supported by facts

Opinion: Criticism of Girard principal, Foley, not supported by facts EDITOR: We would like the


REGION

REGION First Place profits show gain over last year WARREN -- First Place Financial Corp.


GROVE CITY STREET FAIR Events schedule

TUESDAY 5 to 7 p.m. -- Ice cream social. 7 p.m. -- Grove City Community Parade, downtown.


AGENDA

AGENDA MONDAY Vienna Township trustees will meet at 7 p.m. at town hall, Youngstown-Kingsville


Weldeles mark 60th anniversary at country club

AUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Weldele, 4333 Nottingham Drive, were honored during a reception


AROUND THE WNBA Saturday's other games

Sting 54, Comets 49 CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Allison Feaster hit four free throws over the final 12


YOUNGSTOWN'S EAST SIDE Reunion revives Sharonline

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Neighborhood pride can live on,


LIBERTY Five applicants declared finalists in panel's search for police chief

Only 10 applicants answered the nationwide call. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


Criticism of intermediate school principal not supported by facts

Opinion: Criticism of intermediate school principal not supported by facts EDITOR: We would like the


COURTS

TRUMBULL COUNTY Docket entries Fifth Third Bank vs. Matthew J. Prologo, satisfaction of


LIBERTY POLICE Panel names 5 finalists for chief

Woman hit by cars is in serious condition YOUNGSTOWN -- A Girard woman remains in St. Elizabeth


Head Start seeks bids

Head Start seeks bids YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown Area Community Action Council Head Start is


Heather Timms to be bride of Tom Tsarnas

BOARDMAN -- Rick and Lisa Timms, 39 Terrace Drive, announce the engagement of their daughter,


Lesson learned by near tragedy

The moment Tom Owen heard of Korey Stringer's death, his mind played back to 1973. It was another


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY VFW Post 7200, state Route 534, West Farmington, 1 to 7 p.m. Mesopotamia


By CYNTHIA VINARSKY

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER NILES -- How can a middle-sized steel processing


PRECAUTIONS Lincoln Place

Lincoln Place, a residential center for youth on the city's South Side, takes these measures to


The Victorian cottage look is No. 1 on the wish list for some girls.

Of course, boys might prefer the more rugged log cabin style. By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR


GAME TIME Today

Who: Batavia Muckdogs (24-20) at Scrappers (14-31) When: 2:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).


Korey, thanks for being you

Korey, thanks for being you The members of the Northeast Ohio Vikings Fan Club extend our prayers


SENIOR OLYMPICS Poland senior citizen walks, and his golf game talks

David Jeffrey Walton is looking for more golf courses to conquer -- and walk. By JOHN KOVACH


PATRICIA C. SYAK | Symphony notes Orchestrating a move online

If recording sales tell us anything, they would seem to say that the consumer demand for classical


Compact Kitchens

Utilizing smaller spaces These tips might help make the most of available kitchen space: If


JANET LIN SCOTT WILL

JANET LIN SCOTT WILL ATLANTA -- Dr. Janet Lin and Scott E. Will, both of 1213 McLendon Drive,


LOCAL

LOCAL Marrow runs away from golf field NORTH JACKSON -- Tim Marrow, competing in the 14-15-year-


SCHEDULE Today

Gate admission: Adults $5; children 3-12, $3; children under 3, free. Times and places subject to


KIMBERLY LYONS JIM NEEL

KIMBERLY LYONS JIM NEEL KINGDOM OF FIFE, Scotland -- Fernie Castle at the Kingdom of Fife in


Energy bill help booklet

Energy bill help booklet A new booklet from Financial Assistance Network in Washington explains


Local woman hit by cars remains 'critical'

Local woman hit by cars remains 'critical' YOUNGSTOWN -- A Girard woman remains in St. Elizabeth


CASES Alcohol and air rage

Although anecdotes don't amount to evidence, some air-rage occurrences have been linked to excessive


MICHELLE LITTLETON DANA CICERO

MICHELLE LITTLETON DANA CICERO NILES -- Michelle Littleton, a daughter of Lynn Littleton, 829


Kale-Stoudt engagement is announced

SALEM -- William and Debra Kale, 2971 Route 9, are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


ITALIAN GAMES How to play

BOCCIE Variation of lawn bowling with roots as far back as the Roman empire. Court is a sand box


Center's runaways concern neighbors

At least 30 center residents ran away last year, but the facility administrator says he fears more


FRIDAY'S GAMES

FRIDAY'S GAMES American League Toronto 10, Baltimore 1 Oakland 2, Detroit 1 N.Y. Yankees 4,


ERICKA GEISS RICHARD J. MINNITI II

ERICKA GEISS RICHARD J. MINNITI II LOWELLVILLE -- Nuptial vows were exchanged at 2 p.m. July 7 at


YOUNGSTOWN Grant will bring North Star into computer age

An instructor from YSU will teach the women how to develop a Web site to sell their crafts online.


Parents announce Knebel-Spencer engagement

The engagement of Nicole Lyn Knebel of 824 Wheeler Ave., Hubbard, and William Andrew Spencer, South


JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Landscaped earth berms provide insulation barrier

Q. I thought about building an earth berm on the northwest corner of our house to save energy. It


Ohio Wildlife Council sets migratory hunting dates

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Wildlife Council has approved dates for early migratory bird hunting this year,


MARY JO NAGY | Pets Owners: Take responsibility

Euthanasia is not an easy decision; however, it may be the most humane. When is it the right time


COLUMBIANA COUNTY FAIR Junior Fair results

MARKET HOG SHOWMANSHIP Showman of Showmen: Heath Halter of Minerva. Junior Division (ages


DOCTORS

DOCTORS Canfield man graduates Michael F. Ambrose recently received a doctor of optometry degree


CARRIE SER MICHAEL VIVALO

CARRIE SER MICHAEL VIVALO GIRARD -- Living in Cuyahoga Falls after a honeymoon at Cancun, Mexico,


SANDLOTS Stadium/P.J.'s in command in Class AA

The Metros are traveling to a national tournament in Johnstown, Pa. YOUNGSTOWN -- Stadium/Pal


OTHER PROJECTS

OTHER PROJECTS Paving in Youngstown Updates on two other paving projects separate from the


GROVE CITY, PA. Meeting expectations at new sites

The street fair will include amusement rides and activities in town and on the college campus.


BASS MASTERS The winner is...

BASS MASTERS And the winner is ... Kevin VanDam applied his high-energy fishing style to light


WARREN Festival celebrates tunes and tastes

The festival will feature traditional games. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


Move prevents participation in study

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Westminster College officials say their Egyptian mummy will not take part in


Bodoh-Rochlitz wedding date to be Sept. 15

HUBBARD -- Judge and Mrs. William T. Bodoh, 1468 Warner Road S.E., are announcing the engagement of


The Humphreys celebrate 50 years of marriage

WALNUT CREEK -- Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Humphrey, County Road 444, formerly of Youngstown, were


YOUNGSTOWN Visual impressions are vital for business

The city and regional chamber have differing philosophies on how to improve the city's look. By


Sharing her gift in the waiting room

A grant was found to pay for the Howland woman's work. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


WHAT'S DOING?

SPECIAL EVENTS A special Men's and Women's Recreational Day is set Aug. 25 at the Bieber Farm on


Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club 480 - 1900 New Middletown Farmers Club 479 - 1906

Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club 480 - 1900 New Middletown Farmers Club 479 - 1906 Fish


INFORMATION

INFORMATION If you go Directions: Take the Ohio Turnpike to Exit 13 (Streetsboro). Follow 480 to


Taking steps for city's healing

By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- A.J. Platt and Ellie Mayhew crossed the


Open house will honor Witmer jubilee

SALEM -- Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Witmer, 7721 W. Pine Lake Road, will be the guests of honor during an


NICOLE LALAMA DAVID ALTIERE

NICOLE LALAMA DAVID ALTIERE CAMPBELL -- A cruise to Alaska followed the July 7 wedding of Nicole


NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Muckdogs bite MV

Batavia scored twice in the eighth to seal a 5-2 victory. By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR SPORTS


RAY SWANSON Keystoner New coach, new stadium bring new hope to Greenville

Football fever is running high at Greenville's Thiel College -- the Tomcats have a new football


LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

YOUNGSTOWN -- Two members of the Yo-Mah-O Chapter of the International Association of Administrative


YSU FOOTBALL Heacock in high spirits as camp opens on Monday

About 50 of YSU's 70 players worked out over the summer; the Penguins return 19 starters. By PETE


HOUSE VOTES

HOUSE VOTES Drinking water The House agreed to an amendment by Rep. David Bonior, D-Mich., that


AROUND THE WNBA Saturday's other game

Sting 54, Comets 49 CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Allison Feaster hit four free throws over the final 12


Knight Ridder Tribune

Knight Ridder Tribune ON A MISSION: Perry Kannan keeps an eye on his robot lawn mower, which uses


YOUNGSTOWN Speedy paving pleases officials

Crews weren't constantly leaving the city and returning, and that helped keep things moving. By


MIKE BRAUN Wolf center needs funds

The fate of 25 wolves living on an 80-acre private wildlife refuge in rural Columbiana County is in


NEW WILMINGTON Mummy to undergo testing

The mummy and 100 other Egyptian artifacts will be part of a three-month museum display in


COLUMBIANA COUNTY FAIR Local mothers pass along some tasty traditions to kids

Columbiana County families make competing a multigenerational event. By VERONICA GORLEY


TOURNAMENTS

TOURNAMENTS Local contest results Results of recent fishing tournament action: X-Series bass


SCOTT SHALAWAY Replies to curious readers

With summer vacations upon us, readers seem to have more time to write letters. Here are some of the


Prepare to feast in Little Italy

The address may read Mayfield Road instead of Mulberry Street, but Cleveland's Little Italy offers


Korey Stringer, 1974-2001

Opinion: Since last Wednesday, from Minnesota to Ohio, tears of sorrow have been shed for one of the Valley's