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WARREN Man guilty of theft

The defendant could face up to 20 years in prison. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

NORTH JACKSON Board votes to approve raises for superintendent, principals

NORTH JACKSON -- The Jackson-Milton Board of Education approved 2-percent salary increases for the

LORDSTOWN GM, fabricating plant reach tentative pact

Workers will vote on a new labor pact that gives the company more flexibility in work rules. By

SHENANGO VALLEY Forum targets funding for schools

The state has failed to live up to its commitment to pay 50 percent of public education costs. By

GAIL WHITE Older generation picks up child-rearing slack

At ages 63 and 60, respectively, Wayne and Diane McCoy of Warren expected to spend their retirement


Moving up: After catcher-designated hitter Josh Bard went 0-for-2 with two walks, he met briefly

TRUMBULL COUNTY Court administrator to retire

The two judges said the official of juvenile court will be greatly missed. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


MOUNTAINEER ENTRIES TODAY -- 7 P.M. 1st--$10,500, cl $4,000-$4,000, 3YO up F & amp;M, 5 1/2f.


Who: Browns at Redskins. When: 8. Radio/TV: WNCD-FM (93.3); WYFX-TV (62), WKYC-TV (3).

CAFARO FIELD Cyclones' Eckert tames Scrappers' bats

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF NILES -- If it wasn't for Harold Eckert and a couple

Art show benefit

Art show benefit YOUNGSTOWN -- An art show to benefit Helping Other Women will be at 6:30 p.m.

CANDIDATES Nonpartisan races | Mahoning County

Candidates running in nonpartisan races in the Nov. 6 general election had to file nominating

Police investigate body found in dump truck

Police investigate body found in dump truck NILES -- Police and the Trumbull County coroner's

Police arrest two men on drug charges

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Police who went to a North Keel Ridge Road home to serve an arrest warrant on a

MERCER Women's advocacy agency directors, staff still at odds

The employees filed a grievance and will meet again with the board Sept. 6. By HAROLD GWIN

Library to use latest technology

An alumnus has donated $500,000 to help create the cyber library. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR

Council settles with fired police officer

WASHINGTONVILLE -- Village council has agreed to a settlement with fired police officer Michael

Browns: Better days are ahead

Two games remain in the Browns' preseason, but, hey, I'm from Cleveland, so it's never too early to

Poland residents can meet police, firefighters at event

POLAND -- Township residents will be given the opportunity to get together with local police and

NILES SCHOOLS Board to hire social worker

The school board passed a resolution supporting open enrollment at the Gordon D. James Career

Punt return seals it

By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF LOWELLVILLE -- It took less than 20 seconds. Lowellville

CLEAN OHIO PROGRAM Area leaders to select members for greenfield panel

The program was started so hastily that the guidelines aren't in place. By BOB JACKSON


URonald Carcelli, Struthers street foreman, is using unused vacation time pending his retirement.

Mystery writers' works

Mystery writers' works SHARON, Pa. -- Shenango Valley Community Library is taking registrations

Commissioners consider bids for restoration project

MERCER -- Mercer County commissioners dealt with contracts for ongoing restoration work on the

Lear Seating contract talks have long-term implications

Opinion: Although the workers at Lear Seating Corp. have authorized the United Auto Workers union to call a

COLUMBIANA CO. Guilty plea in murder conspiracy

In making the plea deal, authorities took into consideration the defendant's help in gathering

SCHEDULE High school football

TODAY'S GAMES Chaney at Fitch Rayen vs. Ursuline at Stambaugh Stadium Wilson at Boardman Cleveland

Yearning for an exotic pet? Use a little common sense

Opinion: If everyone on the planet exhibited a little bit more common sense, a lot fewer trees would have to

Charged in hindering

Charged in hindering SHARON, Pa. -- Police said a Cedar Avenue woman was arrested after police

YOUNGSTOWN Hearing bypass of area irks senator

The governor is very interested in the future of the Mahoning Valley, his spokesman said. By DAVID

Humane Society could have taken another path

Opinion: EDITOR: I really have to bite my tongue when I see the articles about the Salem Area Humane


St. Elizabeth Robert and Christine Haywood, 103 Nevada Ave. #1, Boardman, girl, Aug. 23. Timothy

INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

Darrell Frazier Jr., 21, Jacobs Road, Youngstown; trafficking in marijuana. William F. Daniels II,

Trumble County voters will decide off-track betting issue

WARREN -- Trumbull County voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to allow off-track betting

NORTHEAST OHIO Fire cause of rise in gas prices

Local prices are lower than elsewhere in Northeast Ohio. YOUNGSTOWN -- Gasoline prices are back up

MAHONING CO. Officials consider Teen Court

The judge of juvenile court said Teen Courts can help reduce juvenile crime. By RON COLE

PENN STATE CAMPUS Hermitage man donates funds

It's the second scholarship established at the campus by William Franklin Shannon. SHARON, Pa. --


YOUNGSTOWN Control Board The city's control board, made up of the mayor and finance and law

VALLEY ELECTIONS Many file for local races

Former Mahoning County Commissioner David Engler is running for an unexpired seat on the county's


BASEBALL Youngstown Babe Ruth -- is inviting boys interested in playing for a team in the 13-year



Associated Press

Associated Press INTERVIEW: California Rep. Gary Condit talks with ABC's Connie Chung in Modesto,

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ASSOCIATIONS XBoardman-Canfield Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet

WARREN SCHOOLS With negotiations at a standstill, employees issue strike notice

A strike would begin Sept. 2 if both sides can't come to terms. WARREN -- The city school

Police charge two after threat, assault

SHARON, Pa. -- Police arrested two men accused of breaking into female acquaintances' homes and

TRAFICANT CASE Rep's motions show some borrowing

The congressman's motions don't have a uniform appearance, either. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN RAPE Praise for victim's presence of mind

Two of the four robbers out on a spree committed the rape, and both are juveniles, a detective said.

SHARON, PA. Agency creates training classes

The nonprofit organization has already lined up three training providers to offer classes. By

NEW CASTLE, PA. Officials OK first-time buyers plan

The home-buyers program is an effort to stop blight and absentee landlords. By LAURE CIOFFI

Beach Boy car at A & amp;W

Beach Boy car at A & amp;W BOARDMAN -- A & amp;W Restaurant on Boardman-Canfield Road will