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The Skeaths mark golden jubilee at family dinner

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. William Skeath of 61 Ferncliff Ave. were honored for their 50th wedding 

OHIO

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

OHIO Grant funds available COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is accepting 

Topless tanner says she's legal

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

A Struthers woman says the weather, not the law, is the main thing keeping her from sunbathing 

Reception held for Standohars on anniversary

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

GIRARD -- Vernon's Cafe and Banquet Center in Niles was the setting for a dinner and reception held 

OUTSTANDING FAMILIES Adumas, Ohlins win honors

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Outstanding Mahoning County families have been recognized every year since 1963. By PHIL NOVAK 

LORDSTOWN From owners' lips to GM's ear

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Car owners and plant officials had a rare chance to interact. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF 

HISTORY CHANNEL Actor from area portrays man who drilled first oil well

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

'This Week in History' will air Monday night at 8. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER 

TRADITION Volunteers are fair's lifeblood

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Volunteering is a way of life for some longtime fair-goers. By PHIL NOVAK VINDICATOR STAFF 

Covenant Lodge to mark 105th anniversary

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

GIRARD -- Covenant Lodge No. 59, Free and Accepted Masons, will celebrate its 105th anniversary with 

Tickets for Xtreme fight

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Tickets for Xtreme fight AUSTINTOWN -- Tickets will go on sale Wednesday for the local debut of 

PUBLIC INDECENCY Local laws

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

These city and state ordinances pertain to public indecency. Ohio revised code: No person shall 

WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

MOUNTAINEER RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Queenofmountain (Smith)19.606.003.00 Windsatilting 

LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

AUSTINTOWN -- Gregory Greenwood, owner of Greenwood Chevrolet on Mahoning Avenue, Austintown, has 

FLORAL AND FINE ARTS Two new contests challenge artists to race against the clock

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

A work of art in 20 minutes or even two hours? Fair officials are betting this year's visitors can 

GAME TIME Today

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Who: Scrappers (21-43) at Staten Island Yankees (41-25). When: 5. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240). 

NORTHERN MICHIGAN

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER Northern Michigan is a freshwater nautical paradise 

Plaskon 50th to be celebrated at family event

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Plaskon of Sun City Center, formerly of Hubbard and 

WITH THE VETS Veterans meetings

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Meeting schedule for the week of Aug. 26: TODAY VVA 135, Vietnam Veterans, at American Legion 

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL United tops Asthabula Edgewood

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Jim Smith, who in 1956 scored United's first ever touchdown, attended the game. By JOHN BUTERA 

Festivities in Unity

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Festivities in Unity UNITY -- Amusement rides, a sports memorabilia auction and firefighters in a 

SCRAPPERS Mendoza pitches six strong to beat Yanks

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Todd Pennington and Todd Culp relieved and allowed just one hit in final three innings. STATEN 

JUNIOR FAIR Schedule

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

TODAY 1-7 p.m.: Booth setup and distribution of packets to advisers, Building 25. MONDAY 1-9 

Prescriptions program

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Prescriptions program WARREN -- Women of Faith and Power Ministries offers a Med's Program, at 

JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Growing climbing vines, trellis helps cool a home

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Q. The afternoon sun gets intense and there is no room for shade trees. I thought about building a 

The

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

By ASHLEY POWERS VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER CANFIELD -- The countdown is under way. A few cars 

SCOTT SHALAWAY Monarch butterflies have banner year in 2001

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Last winter disturbing news came from the mountains of central Mexico. Millions of dead monarch 

LORRAINE RUSU BRYAN GARCHAR

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

LORRAINE RUSU BRYAN GARCHAR AUSTINTOWN -- Spending their honeymoon in Hawaii are Bryan Garchar and 

PENNSYLVANIA Program honors veterans of WWII with diplomas

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

To be eligible for Operation Recognition, veterans must meet several requirements. By HAROLD GWIN 

BENEFIT AHA to sponsor annual Heart Walk

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

The event will take place at two area locations. YOUNGSTOWN -- The American Heart Association will 

Anniversary celebration held for Sciortinos

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

YOUNGSTOWN -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Sciortino, 6725 Lockwood Blvd., 

Help for fair-goers

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Help for fair-goers CANFIELD -- Boardman Medical Supply will provide wheelchair, stroller, wagon 

KATHLEEN DURKIN JAMES HOUCK

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

KATHLEEN DURKIN JAMES HOUCK YOUNGSTOWN -- The Hawaiian island of Maui is the honeymoon destination 

THE MOFFS Governor likely to revisit farm family

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Taft will cut the ribbon to officially open the fair. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER 

KEYSTONE CLIPS Grove City College boasts largest class

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Grove City College officials said one of the largest freshman classes in its history, 589 students, 

Bulb planting gadgets really break ground

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT As summertime's sizzle gives way to chilly autumn 

CLARK, PA. Low water levels prompt precautions, warnings

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

It's bad, but not as bad as the drought that hit the region a couple years ago, a corps spokesman 

IF YOU GO

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

IF YOU GO Drake Well Museum The museum is on the site where, in 1859, Edwin Drake drilled the 

Drill we must? No, not really, at least not at this moment

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

No one has ever accused President Bush of being conservative when it comes to the desire to drill 

Korean War vets to build memorial

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

About 120 from the Mahoning Valley died in the Korean War, the head of a veterans group said. By 

Fellowship keeps slave's story alive

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

The gravestone for runaway slave Charles Washington will be dedicated during a ceremony in 

LOCAL

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

LOCAL At Barnes & amp; Noble U & raquo;On Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. author Michael Maloney will 

Prices haven't hurt sales

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN One Valley ice cream franchise pays nearly double what it paid last 

Toth's gardens blossom with interest

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

HUBBARD -- Rodney Toth will hold an open house at his gardens, 5637 W. Liberty St., from 10 a.m. to 

ROAD WORK Mercer County The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will be repairing various roadways in the county next week. Motorists are advised to use caution:

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Interstate 79: U.S. Route 62 to the Lawrence County line: Patching. County Line Road: State Route 

Steelers' offense shows up

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

The Detroit Lions' running backs gained only 57 yards on 15 carries. By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR 

WESTERN RESERVE VILLAGE New church finds its place in history

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

The nondenominational church was built from scratch with private donations. By IAN HILL 

Stars to shine for fair concerts

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

CANFIELD -- Inside the grandstands, the 2001 Canfield Fair will feature nationally known country and 

Concession work means more than money for grad

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Jim Culp says the Canfield Fair is his favorite. By PHIL NOVAK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER 

BUDGETING Annual expenditures add up to one big bill

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Costs to maintain the Canfield Fair's facilities are a year-round concern. By MARALINE KUBIK 

A pitch for the perfect job

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

An open letter and words of advice to all the young people: In the next few years, many of you 

VETERANS

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

VETERANS Free health screenings The Mobile Outreach Team from the Veterans Affairs Medical 

ON THE TRACK Area driver is a hit in demolition derby

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Bill Nagy from Hubbard has won other derbies, but Canfield's has always eluded him. By PHIL NOVAK 

Alabama brochures

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Alabama brochures The State of Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel has just released two new 

DiRusso's Sausage celebrates 37th year at the Canfield Fair

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

The vendor is sponsoring the Rooster Crowing Contest and the Hay, Grain and Fruit Building this 

MIKE BRAUN DOW to finalize dates for ducks

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

The mailbag on the Vindicator Outdoors desk -- both snail mail and electronic -- is bursting at the 

SEPTEMBER SCHEDULES Libraries in Mahoning and Trumbull counties

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

PUBLIC LIBRARY OF YOUNGSTOWN AND MAHONING COUNTY "America's Museum -- Butler Institute of American 

BLOOD DRIVES

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

BLOOD DRIVES TUESDAY American Red Cross Austintown Donor Center, 57 Westchester Drive, noon to 7 

SCRAPPERS, NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE STATISTICS

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

SCRAPPERS STATISTICS (Through games of Aug. 24) BATTING ABRHHRRBIAvg. Rickie Morton 

AREA ATTRACTIONS History, music museums

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Arms Family Museum of Local History -- 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, (330) 743-2589: "Far From Home: 

DAY BY DAY Grandstand shows

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Schedule of entertainment during the Canfield Fair: Wednesday: Brad Paisley, 8 p.m. ($10 for 

Jacksons mark golden jubilee at family dinner

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Jackson of 1390 Kenneth St. were honored Aug. 4 at a family 

WHAT'S DOING?

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

SPECIAL EVENTS The Youngstown Power Squadron will hold a 5 week basic boating course starting 

CRIME SOLVER Mercer County

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

A bank robbery is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers this week: Crime: Robbery. Location: 

Needed: Black male teachers

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Look inside America's classrooms, and you're not likely to see a black man behind the teacher's 

Chopko 50th anniversary is marked during a dinner at the Avalon Inn

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Vitikas, 2398 Chaney Circle, were honored during a reception Aug. 

RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Mazeroski deserved a spot in the Hall of Fame

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

I waited 24 years to hear Bill Mazeroski's acceptance speech into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 

Cleaning

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Tasks people like least Zep, which makes a whole line of cleaning products including organic 

WHAT'S FREE Canfield Fairgrounds

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Many attractions at the 155th Canfield Fair may be enjoyed at no cost. Here are some: Animals: 

JAMIE ADKINS ANTHONY SCANDY JR.

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

JAMIE ADKINS ANTHONY SCANDY JR. BOARDMAN -- The gazebo at Boardman Township Park was the setting 

PREP FOOTBALL SCORES & amp; SCHEDULE

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

SATURDAY'S SCORES AREA East Liverpool 26, Mooney 8 United 29, Ashtabula Edgewood 12 Windham 

BRIAN RICHESSON | Scrappers Ojeda coaching Cyclones to top

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

If the Brooklyn Cyclones end up winning the New York-Penn League championship this season, they'll 

Closed-door sessions must be the exception

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

We are well aware that Ohio's open meetings law gives public officials the ability to meet behind 

Amy Lindgren, a career-advice columnist, makes her first appearance on Monday's business page. She

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Amy Lindgren, a career-advice columnist, makes her first appearance on Monday's business page. She 

JACK WOLLITZ Inches might as well be miles

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

One mistake made all too frequently by anglers is missing their target. Inches might as well be 

Medinas observe 50th anniversary by renewing their marriage vows

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

CAMPBELL -- Friends and relatives were in attendance as Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Medina, 591 Breetz 

Nagys honored at buffet dinner for 50th jubilee

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. William Nagy of 2456 Redgate Lane were honored Aug. 19 at a buffet 

STEELERS NOTEBOOK From Heinz Field

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Up next: The Steelers wrap up the preseason here Thursday at 7:30 p.m. with an exhibition game 

Novotny 65th jubilee marked at family event

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

STRUTHERS -- Mr. and Mrs. Michael Novotny, 442 Ninth St., marked their 65th wedding anniversary by 

UW kickoff breakfast

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

UW kickoff breakfast NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The United Way of Lawrence County will have its 2001 

TEAM EXTREME Cyclist's stunts will thrill audience

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

The Team Extreme champion will perform at 11 a.m., 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday through Monday. By 

ACTIVITIES Events to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Area residents are invited to participate in a walk-a-thon and golf outing. YOUNGSTOWN -- The 

DAILY SHOWS Musical group serves up family entertainment

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

A talented family will be making its 10th Canfield Fair appearance. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR 

Manager: People donating time are excellent workers

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

CANFIELD -- Every year, hundreds of people volunteer to work at the Canfield Fair, judging contests, 

BIRTHS

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

St. Joseph Jennifer Wichryk and Adam White, 96 Westgate Drive, Newton Falls, girl, Aug. 24. 

AGENDA

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

AGENDA MONDAY Austintown Township zoning hearing, 6 p.m.; regular meeting, 7 p.m., 82 Ohltown 

Dinner in Howland honors Sullivans in celebration of 25th anniversary

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Michael T. Sullivan, Overlook Avenue, observed their 25th wedding 

BARE FISTS: A HISTORY OF BARE-KNUCKLE PRIZE FIGHTING For nearly 200 years, a bloody sport lived

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Matches often lasted for several hours with the winner sometimes determined by death. By ROB STOUT 

CAREER PATHS

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

ADVERTISING BOARDMAN -- Maggie Courtney-Hedrich has been named vice president of business 

THE ROBINSONS Family entertainment

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

The Robinson Family Singers will be performing at the Canfield Fair's Buckeye Manor Grove each day 

Warner Road closing

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Warner Road closing VIENNA -- Warner Road, on the Brookfield-Vienna township line between state 

WARREN Murder trial scheduled to begin

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

If convicted, the 43-year-old man could face the death penalty. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR 

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Mistakes costly for Wildcats

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Windham took advantage of Southington's turnovers and bad snaps for a 48-12 victory. By BOB ROTH 

Girl Scouting adapts to the changing times

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Troop leaders are taking on more projects and different topics to promote interest in the Girl 

Organized bike tours offer scenic views

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER Bicycling is a leisurely and scenic way to see 

JUNIOR FAIR King, queen candidates These 4-H members topped the competition in community service, project work and interview skills:

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

DAVID BLEVINS Hometown: Canfield. School: 2001 graduate of Western Reserve High School. Parents: 

'ALL THE KINGS HORSES' A show of battle techniques

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Stately Lippizan stallions will debut at the Canfield Fair. By VERONICA GORLEY VINDICATOR STAFF 

GIRL SCOUTS Then and now

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Girl Scouts say things have changed dramatically over the last 90 years. To illustrate that point, 

Want a cool, creamy treat? Step up to the window

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN Local ice cream stands bring back memories of a bygone time. By 

COURTS

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

MAHONING COUNTY DOCKET ENTRIES Chase Manhattan vs. John J. Deavers et al, dismissed. State of 

CURRENT PRICES Around the nation

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

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

GREETERS It's not easy being a fair Howdy Girl

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

They spend about 60 hours a week handing out awards and greeting fair-goers. By IAN HILL 

Don't judge chiropractors by bad actions of a few

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

EDITOR: This is in response to the letter in last Sunday's paper regarding chiropractors as 

FUND-RAISER Visiting Nurse Association plans Fall Fantasy

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Tickets for the benefit may be purchased by Friday. BOARDMAN -- Food, music and auctions will 

Woman reports attempted rape

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a report that a teen-age male 

Cyber-school idea nets pupils and results

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Opening enrollment is expected to be somewhere between 50 and 60 pupils. By HAROLD GWIN 

GETTING IT RIGHT

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Alcohol was involved in 32 percent of the highway car crashes that led to fatalities in Ohio in 

THE VINDICATOR Contest winners

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Children from throughout Mahoning County and other areas entered this year's Vindicator Coloring 

CANFIELD Traffic deters customers of area businesses

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER CANFIELD -- Concessionaires might have a lot to crow 

HUBBARD Ticket-fixing case draws residents' ire

August 26th, 2001 at 12:00 AM

One resident compared the police chief's actions to the pope's going into a porn shop. By TIM 


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