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SANDLOTS Falcons top Express on Cravener's triple

In Class AA action, the Metros beat Pal Joey's in a doubleheader. STRUTHERS -- Garrett Cravener


UNION TOWNSHIP Part-time officer sentenced for corruption of minors

Darryl Quimby's status as a police officer will be discussed by township supervisors. By LAURE


Statistics show decline of 23% in vehicle theft

Joy-riding kids still account for roughly 40 percent of the cars stolen, police said. By PATRICIA


HERMITAGE, PA. Erie Diocese backs handling of Votino case

'Everything was done the right way,' the vicar said. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU


Associated Press

Associated Press MORE THAN KNEE HIGH: Wayne Simms stands in a 100-acre field of corn on his farm


SWINGING

By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER The school playground is still a top spot for


Hamilton and Leavery wedding set for September

CHAMPION -- Announcement is being made by Robert and Rosemary Hamilton, 16 Abbington Drive N.W., of


YOUNGSTOWN In rash of drain-cleaner bombs, officials hope warning sinks in

The sound and fury are similar to a large firecracker, the arson bureau's commander said. By


ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball and softball

BASEBALL Pony (ages 13-14) Boardman Bill's Place 10, Mayo & amp; Orvets 3 -- Dan Hammond


Nicole Miletta, Duane Freeborn are engaged

POLAND -- Dominic Miletta, 6607 James St., and Beverly Miletta, 2285 Renwick Drive, are announcing


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY When empty-nest syndrome becomes a reality

Spring and early summer bring weddings and with them, empty nests. George Heller, barrel-chested,


PASSPORT PROGRAM Cultural collaborative

Passports for the Mahoning Cultural Collaborative program, which is focused on promoting the


Judge refuses to lower bond for man accused of child rape

WARREN -- A Trumbull County Common Pleas judge has turned down a request by a man accused of raping


TRUMBULL COUNTY Phone-book recycling to aid event

Recycling by area residents can promote literacy. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


COURTS

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Raymond T. Marks II, 34, of 309 Main St. No. 7, Reading,


Parents announce, Scott-Svirbly wedding plans

NILES -- Plans for the forthcoming marriage of Guyla A. Scott and Thomas J. Svirbly, both of 20


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Girard school officials should have kept word

Opinion: Girard school officials should have kept word EDITOR: I am writing in response to an article in


HERMITAGE, PA. Erie Diocese supports handling of Votino case

'Everything was done the right way,' the vicar said. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU


Carrie Wilson, Shawn McKinley to be married

Announcement is being made by Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Wilson of Niles and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W.


On cross-country trek, Californian carries message

By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF SOUTHINGTON -- Everyone has a cross to bear. Chuck


JAMES CAREER CENTER School official asks panel to OK open enrollment

A Lordstown school board member resigned two days after leaving a meeting. By TIM YOVICH


YOUNGSTOWN New rate plan removes toll charges

YOUNGSTOWN -- Sprint said four local calling routes will be among the first to have toll charges


So close you can touch it

Opinion: It has been almost 20 years since the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was unveiled in Washington, D.C.,


EXPANDING mission

With operations added in East Liverpool, the ministry received a nearly $200,000 HUD grant. By


Miss Yungbluth, Adam Rowland to wed Sept. 30

AUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Suffolk of Austintown are announcing the coming marriage of their


Astros take lead

Astros take lead The Astro Falcons defeated Youngstown Express 5-3 Monday night in a battle of


A continuing series

A continuing series Series: A three-day Vindicator series in May outlined reader attitudes on


Miss Daubner to be bride of Todd Gourno

BOARDMAN -- Charles and Mary Ann Daubner, 4553 Simon Road, announce the engagement of their


There's a wide range of pool options

By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER Willie Oddis' company has been in business for 50 years


Bell-Babyak engagement is announced

POLAND -- Glenda and Tom Golec, 6146 Diana Drive, are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


JOINING IN THE EFFORT: John Weigant, NuTec Sciences vice president, is dwarfed by banks of an IBM

JOINING IN THE EFFORT: John Weigant, NuTec Sciences vice president, is dwarfed by banks of an IBM


EDUCATION Leetonia board names principal

Crestview and Columbiana school officials hope to fill principal vacancies next week. By NANCY


A fireworks show begins about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at Struthers High School football field. A holiday

A fireworks show begins about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at Struthers High School football field. A holiday


GORDON D. JAMES CAREER CENTER Official asks panel to OK open enrollment

By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF LORDSTOWN -- Superintendent Ray Getz has asked the


INDEPENDENCE DAY

INDEPENDENCE DAY Holiday publication In observance of Independence Day, The Vindicator is


Carrie Gerlach, Mark Hagan are engaged

Jim and Judy Gerlach of Boardman and Tom and Barb Hagan of Liberty are announcing the engagement of


FORUM HEALTH Rally prompts request to limit pickets

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Two days after a union rally in


HANOVERTON Village gets finances to repair sidewalk

Jane Wison, council member, said the community will be responsible for paying the $11,000


BOARDMAN Tracking blight

Eyesores that township residents complained about in The Vindicator's initial "Beyond the Blight"


SHARON, PA. State OKs project's deadline extension

The project has until mid-May to submit a formal application for the funds, according to state


HUBBARD Council rethinks junk-car storage

Young people on bicycles are being warned of driving violations, and their parents are notified.


BACKYARD FUN

BACKYARD FUN Safety tips Here are some ways to stay safe in the backyard pool during the summer


FORUM HEALTH Lawmakers urge nurses, company to settle dispute

Both sides say they're willing to bargain nonstop when talks resume Thursday. By CYNTHIA VINARSKY


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Angel and Jeniene Perez, 797 Edenridge, Youngstown, boy, July 2. Shawn and Marci


GOOD MICROSOFT. NOW HEEL

Opinion: Los Angeles Times: A federal appeals court did the right thing Thursday in overturning U.S. District


Township tackles fighting the blight

The township was addressing most of the complaints, but sent two new violation letters because of


Search continues for missing man

Search continues for missing man RAVENNA -- The search for a missing Canton man was expected to


Survey tracks sales of tobacco to minors

WARREN -- Results from a recent tobacco compliance survey coordinated by the Trumbull County Health


Interim superintendent named in Transfer

Interim superintendent named in Transfer TRANSFER, Pa. -- The Reynolds School Board has named


Fireworks suspected as cause of blaze

SHARON, Pa. -- Authorities said children playing with fireworks may have started a fire that gutted


Cheney's health troubles

Opinion: The trite expression about the vice president being a heartbeat away from the presidency has


REUNIONS

XThe 52nd reunion of Chaney High School Classes of January and June 1949 will be held July 21 at the


CANFIELD SCHOOLS Threat prompts baseball coach to fight for job

The superintendent says he hasn't made a recommendation about the junior varsity baseball coach.


POLICE BLOTTER Canfield city, Austintown

Summary of police activity: CANFIELD June 25 Theft: More than $500 worth of equipment was


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Scrappers (4-10) vs. Muckdogs (9-3). When: 7:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).


Tax bills get new look

Tax bills get new look YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County taxpayers will get a little extra when their


City council refuses to pay lawyers $15,000

City council refuses to pay lawyers $15,000 CORTLAND -- City council is refusing to pay a $15,000


NEW WILMINGTON, PA. Council targets rental property

The borough's cable television system could be up for sale. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR