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THE TRAFICANT CASE Proposed questions

The 17th District congressman wants the lead prosecutor in his racketeering case to be removed and


The Citizens' League of Greater Youngstown is calling for public officials to stop attending the

GIRARD SCHOOLS Health department OKs opening

The school administration is trying to relieve the concerns of parents. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN CSC lenders want equipment sale

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN A CSC attorney said a company is interested in operating part of the

Stacy Berman, Brent Racer set wedding date

BOARDMAN -- Stephen and Barbara Berman, 712 Mapleridge Drive, are announcing the engagement of their

BADGER LOCAL SCHOOLS Teachers vote to reject board's final contract offer

KINSMAN -- Teachers in the Joseph Badger Local School District voted unanimously Tuesday to reject

Canfield office is secluded, unlisted

As of last fall, rent at the congressman's secluded office was $1,650 per month. By PATRICIA MEADE

SALEM Rotary Club to raise funds for room in center

SALEM -- The Salem Rotary Club is committed to raising $50,000 to buy naming rights to a conference

Rotary-sponsored race is a big hit with charity

A charter jet from Atlantic City delayed its landing by 20 minutes until the run was over. By

TRUMBULL COUNTY Officials to move records out of leaky subbasement

County officials are considering two locations to move the records. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR

Race to close 3 roads at Mill Creek Park

Race to close 3 roads at Mill Creek Park YOUNGSTOWN -- Three Mill Creek Park roads will be closed

YOUNGSTOWN Company seeks tax break for move to Ohio Works

By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN -- Three companies, three projects of various

GAIL WHITE Man is beautifying the city, one flower at a time

I read recently, "Someone once said there is really very little difference between people -- but

COLUMBIANA CO. Crews work on rail line

After brush is cleared, rotted railroad ties will be replaced. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM

Sweet doesn't mince words in discussing YSU's future

Opinion: During his state of the university address this week to administrators, faculty and staff, Dr. David

After-school program will help working parents

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Wilmington Area School District will offer an extended day program for

NEW CASTLE City takes first step of face-lift

A successful summer playground program on the city's south side will be expanded next year. By

WARREN Groups discuss race relations

The community awareness group will be taking to the streets, the mayor said. By AMANDA C. DAVIS


SURPLUS FOOD Antioch Baptist Church, 110 Funston St., Youngstown, 10 a.m. Thursday. Various items.

It's possible the pennant-chasing Arizona Diamondbacks relaxed a little too much Tuesday at

It's possible the pennant-chasing Arizona Diamondbacks relaxed a little too much Tuesday at

Miss Sniderman, Mr. Weatherhead to wed Dec. 29

YOUNGSTOWN -- Plans for the forthcoming marriage of Lani Sniderman and Steven Weatherhead, both of

WARREN Deputy becomes officer at Trumbull tech center


HERMITAGE School district to use armory for program

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- The Hermitage School District will again use the Pennsylvania National Guard

PACKARD Retiring workers force recall

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN About 700 workers have retired to take advantage of a $15,000 bonus.

YOUNGSTOWN Agency finishes another house

The single mom and her three kids spent more than 350 hours helping build their house and another in

WARREN Council to vote on money for wages

The city must still spend conservatively as it's not yet out of the woods, the mayor says. By


Opinion: St. Louis Post-Dispatch: American government funding is the engine that drives cutting-edge medical

LABRAE SCHOOLS Rebuilt district depends on bond

Pupils could attend school in a new building in 2004, one official said. LEAVITTSBURG -- Nearly

YOUNGSTOWN Three arrested in gang rape

Police spotted the suspects' car at Dairy Mart on the West Side and followed it. The driver got

SHARPSVILLE Board balks at paying for sod

The board tabled payment of two bills to a landscape firm that worked on the field. By HAROLD GWIN

B & amp;O STATION Officials to mull proposal

The last developer didn't make the required investments. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL REPORTER

MAKEUP TRICKS Focus on the eyes

If the eyes really are the windows to the soul, you want to make sure you apply your eyeshadow well.

Company says ViaDrink could restore sex life

Area residents will be the first to taste the new herbal drink that plays off the name Viagra. By

Dream weddings

Bride's magazine has polled its readers and learned that getting married inspires weird wedding-

Fall kickoff night

Fall kickoff night GIRARD -- Girard schools is sponsoring a school-community fall kickoff Thursday

'MILLIONAIRE' Final answer for woman from area: Show was fun

Even though she didn't make it far in the Hot Seat, the Hermitage woman said she liked being able to

LAWRENCE CO. Retirees package bandied

Workers will have two months to decide if they want to take the early-retirement package. By LAURE

MAHONING COUNTY Sting operations show drop in sales of tobacco to teens

The noncompliance rate was down nearly 50 percent from a similar check in February. YOUNGSTOWN --


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ICL, TCL, and ESC looking ahead

The departure of Southington High from the East Suburban Conference coincided with the on-going

YOUNGSTOWN STATE FOOTBALL Five veterans selected as field generals

The Penguins will practice at 10 p.m. Friday at Stambaugh Stadium following the Ursuline-Rayen game.

Stopping for awareness

Stopping for awareness NEW SPRINGFIELD -- Enesco Group's 53-foot Precious Moments Care-A-Van,

SOCCER Canfield penalty has six sidelined

The varsity players are being punished for chemical abuse violations. VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT

Parents' $30 million suit moves to federal court

The hearing has not been scheduled. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- A

VIENNA Rotary-sponsored race is a big hit with charity

A charter jet from Atlantic City delayed its landing by 20 minutes until the run was over. By

Glaz-Martin troth announced; date set for wedding

The engagement of Tina L. Glaz, 5904-22 Tattersal Drive, Durham, N.C., and Calvin M. Martin of


Major league connections: The Brooklyn coaching staff is a story in itself. The manager is Edgar


St. Elizabeth Michael and Debra Lipinsky, 720 Indianola Road, Boardman, girl, Aug. 21. Jeanie A.

NILES Schools panel is revisiting buildings

This week's visit is a quality control step in development of the district's master plan. By

WEATHERSFIELD School district will dedicate sports complex

Fireworks will follow the dedication ceremony. MINERAL RIDGE -- The Weathersfield Local School

Scrappers post 4-0 win

Doug Lantz shut down the division-leading Brooklyn Cyclones. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR


Who: Brooklyn Cyclones (44-18) at Scrappers (19-41). When: 7:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).

KINSMAN Badger teachers reject final contract offer

The superintendent says he doesn't think the district has ever had a strike. KINSMAN -- Teachers

EAST PALESTINE Chief is in line to become interim manager

He must choose an officer to lead the police department. EAST PALESTINE -- With council's vote

Voters to decide on government

A supporter of the study disputes the county commissioners' estimates. NEW CASTLE, Pa. --

STREET-SMART KIDS STOP! For some rules on safety

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER POLAND -- Several dozen kindergarten-aged

COLUMBIANA Council says no to zoning change

Nemenz said he wants to relocate his Save-a-Lot before Wal-Mart comes to Salem. By NANCY TULLIS

Rep's motion: Accusations but no affidavits

The congressman says the prosecutor promised reduced sentences to witnesses in return for their

SALEM Utilities commission, workers OK contract

Pay raises are provided each year of the agreement. SALEM -- The city utilities commission

Is double standard wind beneath Eagle's wings?

Opinion: EDITOR: The recent article on Eagle Heights Academy entitled, "Soaring Higher" glowed with the

Monster behind the counter

Opinion: If the accusations against Robert R. Courtney are proved true there is only one word to describe

YOUNGSTOWN Judge to decide about witness

Charles Scott's attorney said there's no proof that he knew about the subpoena. By BOB JACKSON

Firefighters OK pact

Firefighters OK pact YOUNGSTOWN -- City firefighters have approved a proposed three-year contract

League's fussing over luncheons draws criticism

Those attending the luncheons say there is no reason to spy on them or question what goes on at the

Missing man sought

Missing man sought NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Authorities are searching for a 25-year-old man who left his