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Traficant files motions

Traficant files motions BULLETIN: U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. of Poland, D-17th, in an

YOUNGSTOWN Thermal seeks price increase

Council's utilities committee chairman is hesitant about the increase request. By ROGER G. SMITH

Battle looms over loss of funding for welfare

Opinion: Last year, in praising the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for getting former welfare

BROOKFIELD Residents to vote on zoning

Voters have rejected zoing issues three times since 1982. By KERRI RICKARD VINDICATOR

-Games competitor rips ESPN and validity of judging. C-.

-Games competitor rips ESPN and validity of judging. C-.

Pennsylvania legislators spend as if it's their money

Opinion: A small Pennsylvania newspaper has taken its state legislator to task in daily editorials for nearly

Board OKs fight song for district

By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU SALEM -- The city school district will start this

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Couple: Best way to enjoy Ohio is from a bicycle

Thirty years ago, Fred Pilgrim used to ride his bike to work. He didn't find it particularly

Manes-Hatfield, wedding date to be Dec. 15

JOHNSTON -- Lynn and Denise Manes, 6536 state Route 5, are announcing the engagement of their


Police investigation AUSTINTOWN -- Township police are investigating a complaint that an 11-year-

TRUMBULL COUNTY Board tells lawyer he'll get paid

The county elections board might end up suing the county commissioners. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and

Board, group go a round over meetings

Sparks flew as a faith-based community group met with city school officials. By RON COLE

SHARON AW/ARE board to move on plan

The board still plans to meet with its staff in a private meeting Thursday. By HAROLD GWIN


St. Elizabeth John and Cheryl Novak, 4055 South Ave. #111, Youngstown, boy, Aug. 20. Sherida

Miss Zorichak, David Fetty to marry in 2002

Ron and Terry Zorichak of Uniontown, Pa., and Jack and JoAnn Fetty of Cortland are announcing the


Who: Brooklyn Cyclones (44-17) at Scrappers (18-41). When: 7:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).

Board tells lawyer he 'll get paid

The county elections board might end up suing the county commissioners. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and

YSU BASKETBALL Patton awarded another season

The guard graduated with a sociology degree last Saturday. YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State

EAST PALESTINE Council is expected to name police chief interim manager

The police chief applied for the manager's position twice previously. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR

MAHONING COUNTY Engineer works on 2002 plans

The department will scale back its own contribution, which will reduce the mileage. By BOB JACKSON

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COLUMBIANA COUNTY Civil War re-enactment set in park

Re-enactors will give park visitors a glimpse of 19th century military and civilian life. LISBON

Tyler Wimberly, David Mellon plan fall wedding to be held in Alabama

CARY, N.C. -- The engagement of Tyler Anne Wimberly and David Roy Mellon, both of 1118 Harbor Pointe

A well-deserved break for long-distance hiker

A well-deserved break for long-distance hiker CANFIELD -- John Hudock III is relaxing at his

GIRARD Company to pay for illegal dumping

City officials expect the landfill will be expanded. GIRARD -- LAS Recycling, a construction and

POLICE CALLS Canfield city, Austintown

Summary of police activity: CANFIELD CITY Aug. 12 Arrest : A 25-year-old Cortland man was


AGENDA WEDNESDAY Brookfield Board of Education, 5 p.m. work session; 6 p.m. meeting, high school


XCampbell Memorial High School Class of January and June 1949 will meet at 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at Our

WARREN Accident hearings continued

The women will be back in court Sept. 21. WARREN -- The case against two bikini-clad women accused

CORTLAND Officials to get raises if readings pass

CORTLAND -- City administrators are one step closer to getting pay increases. Council approved

Ex-member of task force to enter plea

The task force's director said he'll be glad when the episode is finally over. By NORMAN LEIGH

Chiropractor's advice: shun 'ambulance chasers'

Opinion: EDITOR: I am writing in response to the Aug. 19 letter "There's a new breed of ambulance chasers


Opinion: Washington Post: Opponents of traffic-camera systems were quick to seize on a San Diego judge's

Rain postpones game against Auburn in fifth

The game will be completed Aug. 30 when the Scrappers play a two-game series at Auburn. NILES --


UA 50th-anniversary open house will be Saturday for Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Blosser, 642 Meadow Place,

Fun and games, and friends

The event brings generations together. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER BOARDMAN

Dominic-Novicky engagement is announced

HUBBARD -- Paul F. and Judith A. Dominic of Hubbard are announcing the engagement of their daughter,

NILES SCHOOLS Funds to go for all-day classes

The money from the state must be used to create programs such as all-day kindergarten. By DENISE

Police chief will keep job, pay fine

Sometimes the chief traded what he called a 'courtesy' for information on crimes. By TIM YOVICH

WARREN POLICE Concerned citizens plan demonstration

Anyone interested in sharing concerns about police brutality is invited. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

Head-on crash kills one, injures three

JAMESTOWN, Pa. -- One woman was killed and three others seriously injured in a two-car crash on

Judge grants stay on old charges

The judge had a status conference three days after the newspaper reported on the old and forgotten

Surman-Freer wedding is set for Oct. 27

WILLOUGHBY -- Announcement of the engagement of Lisa Renee Surman and Josef Dwayne Freer, both of

Associated Press

Associated Press NOT BUDGING: Singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks pauses while strumming his guitar

UNION TOWNSHIP Commission: Keep yard requirements

The supervisors are scheduled to vote on the proposed recommendations next month. By MARY

AUSTINTOWN Proposals address billboards, pool safety

The regulations would not affect the pools and billboards already constructed in the township. By

WARREN Jail guard recovering after attack

The man's injuries were minor, a hospital spokesperson said. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR

Acting chief to be named for schools

LEETONIA -- Because of the illness of schools Superintendent Lynn King, Leetonia Board of Education


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Frederick J. Jackson, 44, of 102 Gluck St., Apt. D.,

Penguins getting bit by injury bug

The good news Monday was that some players returned. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF

NEW CASTLE Council seeks funds to move four houses

State officials also must OK the project before it starts. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE

YOUNGSTOWN Landlord's troubles leave students in dark

Students received instructions on how to get their gas and electric service back. By ROGER G.

Deadline missed

Deadline missed CLEVELAND -- Monday's deadline passed for indicted U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant

CRAIG BEACH Council votes for levies

Council has met the Board of Elections' Thursday deadline. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF

LISBON Board removes two conditions for landfill

The terms overstepped the panel's authority, its attorney advised. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR

SHARON SCHOOLS 'No F' policy revised again

The latest version removes some of the punitive nature of the policy. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR

Drug charges

Drug charges AUSTINTOWN -- Police say they found three plastic bags of suspected cocaine, a bag of