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Autumn wedding is planned by Miss Mansour

CANFIELD -- Steven and Debbie Mansour, 8130 S. Raccoon Road, are announcing the engagement of their

BOARDMAN Campaign prepares to renew levy

Contract negotiations are under way with two MRDD employee groups. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN

Victory over Japan recalled


Blending East, West

"I come from the East -- China/ I am making a living in the West -- America/ With the Eastern

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Electrical outage affects 2,000 residents

Electrical outage affects 2,000 residents NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- About 2,000 Lawrence County residents

BROWNS Offensive line draws praise from quarterback

By PHIL NOVAK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER BEREA -- After a great performance Saturday in a 10-3

TRUMBULL COUNTY Fund gets more cash to help people with electricity bills

The price of electricity has not gone up, an electric company spokesman says. WARREN -- A cash

Voting on Veterans Day would emphasize honor

Opinion: Voting on Veterans Day would emphasize honor I respectfully disagree with an Aug. 12 letter in

WARREN Judge rules suspect is competent

Trial is scheduled to begin with jury selection Aug. 27. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

FARRELL SCHOOLS Latchkey program given extension

The district had notified parents the program would end Aug. 24. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR

Michelle Sinchak, Mr. Sebastiani to exchange vows

AUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Andrew P. Sinchak Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Loreto Sebastiani, all of

Remembering V-J Day


AUSTINTOWN Trustee to run for county position

Groat asked Pritchard to run for trustee while trustee David Ditzler said he has no plans to run for


Wednesday Mount Moriah Fire Baptized Holiness Church, 84 Bright St., Campbell. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

CRAIG BEACH Fire department faces criticism; vote disputed

Council members disagree on whether they passed a motion to place a 1.5-mill levy for fire service

The Canfield Show of Bands is Aug. 28, not tonight as reported Monday. Also, South Range and Liberty

The Canfield Show of Bands is Aug. 28, not tonight as reported Monday. Also, South Range and Liberty


The grand jury has indicted the following: Melissa Posey, 22, Kendis Circle, Youngstown, carrying

WARREN Grand jury indicts couple in child endangerment

Both are facing four counts of child endangering. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

Man faces drug charges

Man faces drug charges BROOKFIELD -- A 27-year-old Masury man is to be arraigned Thursday in


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Ronald E. Dunn, 36, of 727 Wesley Ave., Youngstown, and

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Hospice volunteers give comfort in final days

Many people who've given near-death experience testimonies report seeing a light and feeling

EAST PALESTINE Officials dispute census

The State Employment Relations Board doesn't recognize the recount, and union workers could lose

NEW CASTLE School officials open bids for moving historical houses

The houses must be moved or demolished by November to keep plans for a new high school on schedule.

China's charmed life

Opinion: China's charmed life For an officially godless state, China certainly seems more than willing to

Preseason opener has plenty of positives

Jamel White could be a third-down back if he doesn't crack the starting lineup. By PHIL NOVAK

Parents announce Spisak-Eliser engagement

The engagement of Rebecca R. Spisak of Poland and Benjamin D. Eliser of Youngstown is announced by

Inspectors say rigging system can be fixed

Temporary repairs will suffice, an architect says. WARREN -- Performers on stage at Packard Music

POLAND Meeting addresses sewer system woes

Residents say they will start circulating petitions. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF

MAHONING COUNTY Lordi's lawyers ask why judge denied request

Lordi's defense team said it needs an explanation so it can file another appeal. By BOB JACKSON


Who: Twins (Milton 11-4) at Indians (Colon 10-8). When: 7:05. Radio/TV: WKBN-AM (570), WPIC-AM

Fuller: No offer made

The Browns' defensive back said he did not offer police $5,000 for his release. By PHIL NOVAK

Erin O'Driscoll, Jason M. DeLuca plan wedding

Announcement of the coming marriage of Erin C. O'Driscoll and Jason M. DeLuca, both of 1003

GIRARD Decline in income tax revenue adds to city's financial woes

Council moved to a second reading a moratorium on pay raises, except for employees under contract.

A new core of young running backs are trying to make a difference.

A new core of young running backs are trying to make a difference. Defensive back Corey Fuller


The Detroit Waldorf School will hold its 35th alumni reunion Oct. 6. For information send your

LISBON Club offers building to village

Break-ins and a fire persuaded club members to give up the structure. By SUE DROTLEFF VINDICATOR

WARREN Leaders welcome federal agency

Mayor Angelo said representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice would be in town for a few

HOWLAND SCHOOLS District proposes new levy

The 1-mill levy would raise $585,000 a year for five years. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR STAFF

LISBON Schools avert need for levy this fall

The district is on schedule to pay off a $1.8 million loan 16 years early. By SUE DROTLEFF

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Brian and Christine Faulk, 518 Cherry St., Salem, boy, Aug. 13. Domenico and


LIQUOR CONTROL Permits Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these liquor permit

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Salem man charged in damage to cemetery

The man said he struck his head when the Jeep, went off the road, and he couldn't remember driving

States spend tobacco money on all the wrong things

Opinion: States spend tobacco money on all the wrong things By spending billions of the dollars they

Meeting set on educational funding

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- The Shenango Valley Initiative believes Pennsylvania's system for funding

WARREN Packard Hall panels team up for funds

Packard trustees expressed concern with a judge's decision to get involved. By AMANDA C. DAVIS

YOUNGSTOWN City to close pools due to lower temps

The two pools had 747 children and adults Wednesday and had 12 people all of Sunday. By ROGER G.

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers' homers sink Blue Sox

Josh Bard and Chad Peshke each hit two-run blasts to lead the 6-3 victory. By BILL SULLIVAN

CLEVELAND Sabatine pleads guilty to 2 counts

The government will ask that the Canfield man's sentencing not take place until he fulfills his

NILES Man faces rape charges involving 9-year-old girl

The defendant is being held in the Trumbull County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bond. By DENISE DICK

HERMITAGE, PA. Tournament's end being considered

Between 100 and 150 people were involved in each of three fights on Sunday. By HAROLD GWIN


Opinion: Washington Post: If you are one of the world's most prestigious scientific journals, whose

Students get honors

Students get honors HOWLAND -- The theme for Howland High School's 2002 yearbook, "Fast Forward,"

WARREN Experts: Building to induce growth

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN Officials also plan to recognize an investment company for its 67-acre

Ex-Dodger Osteen now scouting minor leagues

The former pitching great took in the Scrappers-Blue Sox game Monday. By BILL SULLIVAN

CANFIELD Park owner disputes way youth party was described

The park owner said the park took steps to ensure that nothing illegal came into the party. By

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple SOUVENIR: Stephen Shepas of Poland holds up the Japanese flag that

Race for the cure

Race for the cure CLEVELAND -- The eighth annual Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Northeast

AUSTINTOWN Neighbors endure reptile residents

Without home rule, trustees say they don't have the right to remove the crocodilians from the house.


The drill is the first real contact session for the Penguins each fall. By PETE MOLLICA

YOUNGSTOWN Ungaro: Jennings' influence lingers

In 1996, the former city councilman was honored by Associated Neighborhood Centers for his

Unauthorized solicitors

Unauthorized solicitors YOUNGSTOWN -- Two teen-age boys are soliciting funds without authorization

MAHONING DEMOCRATS Leaders drop plan to give 5 percent back to their party

The backlash to the assessment policy from politicians was overwhelming, the Democratic committee