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U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr., below right, talks to bystanders along Edwards Lane during the

U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr., below right, talks to bystanders along Edwards Lane during the

NEW YORK-PENN Jammersgive MV fifth loss in row

Even Jonathan Van Every's two home runs was enough to save the Scrappers from the 7-5 loss.

POLAND Trail Dogs unleash efforts to aid area

The group hopes to teach the riders in Poland about the laws surrounding ATVs. By PHIL NOVAK


LOCAL Literary events at Barnes & amp; Noble BOARDMAN -- On Wednesday at 1 p.m., guest


CLARE MORRIS DAVID COPPERWHEAT POLAND -- Nuptial vows were exchanged in the presence of Monsignor


TUESDAY Moccasin will hold its annual picnic at the home of Toni Lackey. The program will be a

JACK WOLLITZ The most and the biggest

Ever since the first time two anglers stood side by side in a prehistoric stream and dueled to see


REGINA QUINN CURTIS EVANS CORTLAND -- Regina M. Quinn and Curtis J. Evans were married at 2 p.m.


GEORGE KALAFUT At a glance George Kalafut, who worked 18 years with the public defenders office


Who: Cardinals (Hermanson 6-7) at Indians (Westbrook 2-0). When: 1:05. Radio/TV: WKBN-AM (570),


VETERANS Ohio VFW elections Dr. Barry Walker of East Palestine, who served in Southeast Asia and

KATHY EARNHARDT | The Butler Annual Midyear Show reaches its 65th year

The Butler Institute of American Art's Midyear Show, which is in its 65th consecutive year, has


By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- Some terrorized neighbors on Iowa Avenue

MS agency to benefit from golf outing

VIENNA -- A golf classic will be held Aug. 6 at Squaw Creek Country Club to benefit the Multiple

Barrows mark 50th anniversary during reception

COLUMBIANA -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Barrow, 385 Firestone Ave., were honored at a luncheon

FarmPark offers hands-on learning

KIRTLAND -- Lake FarmPark isn't your average, everyday petting zoo. In addition to petting the

KEYSTONE CLIPS It's a little less wet in Shenango Valley

The ongoing dry spell in the Shenango Valley continued during the month of June. The area got only

JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Portable air units can help even in homes with central air

Q. I have central air-conditioning, but I thought about also using a portable, roll-about air

Halfway house inmate fails to return

Halfway house inmate fails to return BEAVER, Pa. -- A 23-year-old New Castle, Pa., man escaped

Golden wedding anniversary is observed by the Uffelmans

LIBERTY -- Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Uffelman Jr., 521 Murray Hill Drive, observed their 50th wedding

Pool safety program

Pool safety program HOWLAND -- Township firefighters are determined to crash your block party.


WOMEN Women's Golf Association-- Winners: Flight "A" Mary Jo Derenzo; Flight "B" Nora Garay;


JENNIFER MARINELLI DANIEL RONCONE YOUNGSTOWN -- Jennifer A. Marinelli, a daughter of Robert and

Youngstown's fiscal crisis demands cautious spending

Opinion: It wasn't that long ago the city of Youngstown was drowning in a sea of red ink, prompting a

Cameron Tims, Michael Casey plan Aug. 18 wedding to be held in Boston

WEEMS, Va. -- Former Boardman residents, Jay and Jane Tims of Weems are announcing the engagement of

QUALITY CERTIFICATIONS Newly certified, Quaker is poised for battle

The plant employs 60 to 70, including some from the former Bliss Technologies, and expects to hire

WARREN Standing firm against graffiti

A councilman said the city needs business owners and residents to 'take an active stance.' By

HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY! Margaret Hupp

Born: July 13, 1901, in Youngstown as Margaret Krause. Residence: Lives at Alterra Sterling House,

CURRENT PRICES From sales, shows, auctions

Prices vary by location because of local economic conditions. Advertising tin, Revelation Smoking

Grumney 50th to be observed during picnic

NEWTON FALLS -- Mr. and Mrs. Ray Grumney, 5347 Pritchard-Ohltown Road, were honored during a picnic

Reception held in celebration of Koontz jubilee

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Albert Koontz, 2105 Kirk Road, were honored July 7 as they celebrated

CLEVELAND We all scream for ice cream

'Ice Cream: The Whole Scoop' gives visitors a self-guided tour through the history of America's No.

BOWLING Martin, Marshall get top YBA honor

Three new members of the association's hall of fame were inducted at the annual dinner. By JOHN

Players will scramble for prizes

A car will be awarded to the player scoring a hole-in-one on a particular hole. SALEM -- The

Browns observe 50th jubilee at family barbecue

CAMPBELL -- A family barbecue was held July 1 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest A. Brown Sr., 585

Deli reunion Saturday

Deli reunion Saturday PITTSBURGH -- An Isaly's reunion for current and former employees of the


KAREN JURSA SPENCER TWYFORD YOUNGSTOWN -- Karen Jursa of Sunbury and Spencer Twyford of Croton

Nicole Edwards, Mark Stirbens to be married

HUBBARD -- John and Martha Edwards, 2168 Ruth Road, are announcing the engagement of their daughter,

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Plant mark golden anniversary at reception

MINERAL RIDGE -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Plant of Webb Road celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary

New Middletown Farmers 478 - 4262 Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club 464 - 4248 Mahoning

New Middletown Farmers 478 - 4262 Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club 464 - 4248 Mahoning


TIFFANY BURKHART DAVID PHILIBIN AUSTINTOWN -- Tiffany Lyn Burkhart and David Samuel Philibin, both


Who: Scrappers (5-14) at Jamestown Jammers (9-9). When: 6:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).

NILES At age 66, public defender seeks more peaceful practice

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF NILES -- A longtime attorney from the Ohio Public


HONORS Research Youngstown native JoAnne Pedro-Carroll, associate professor of psychology and

Martinos feted on anniversary at family dinner

NEW MIDDLETOWN -- A family celebration will be held July 22 at the Timberlanes in Salem to mark the

Rogers-Waitkus engagement is announced

WARREN -- Announcement is being made by Thomas and Linda Rogers, 336 Kenilworth N.E., of the

Associated Press

Associated Press OVERWHELMED: Angela Vaugh breaks down after meeting with Diane Merriweather, who

BOXSCORE Scrappers



TODAY Free admission 12:30 p.m. Harness racing 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Trumbull County OSU


SHERRY MCCALE MANUEL RODRIGUEZ BOARDMAN -- Sherry McCale, daughter of Cindy and Larry McCale of

Toys 'R' Us gives grant to counseling center

Toys 'R' Us gives grant to counseling center The D & amp;E Counseling Center, a nonprofit

Don't take me out to a ballgame

Interleague play is a bad, bad thing. It's not because major-league baseball fans don't like it.

MIKE BRAUN Local team lauded

The Outdoors Page mailbag here at The Vindicator has been overstuffed lately. Here are a few of the

Hunters mark golden jubilee at celebration

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Hunter of 820 Southwestern Run were honored at a party July 1 at


AGENDA MONDAY Youngstown Community School, 50 Essex St., 9 a.m., meeting for interested parents

Open reception to be held at church to mark Cearnses' 40th anniversary

WILLSHIRE -- The 40th wedding anniversary of former Youngstown residents Mr. and Mrs. James Cearns,

WARREN Neighbors terrorized by family of vandals

The Sunshine home had at least $20,000 in damage, officials say. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR


BASEBALL Fans never forgave Belle Dear Fanfare, It's nice to see the Indian fans are so

SURVIVORS: Rupert Everett narrates "Paragraph 175," an HBO documentary that explores previously

SURVIVORS: Rupert Everett narrates "Paragraph 175," an HBO documentary that explores previously

NO BEDS: Vaugh's sons Terell, left, and Teron sleep on the living room floor of their Cleveland home

NO BEDS: Vaugh's sons Terell, left, and Teron sleep on the living room floor of their Cleveland home

YSU faculty member's e-mail misquoted

Opinion: YSU faculty member's e-mail misquoted EDITOR: The June 24 column by Bertram de Souza contains a

LITTLE LEAGUE District tournaments get under way Monday

The Ohio Little League District Two baseball and softball tournaments get under way throughout the

Anniversary is celebrated by Strohmeyers

NILES -- A reception was held June 30 at Theodore's in Mineral Ridge in celebration of the 50th

McGinnis 60th jubilee marked at family dinner

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. James McGinnis, 3821 Fredrick St., celebrated their 60th wedding

LEARN MORE Ice cream lore

THE FACTS Among the weirdest flavors ever invented are pork rind, ketchup, tuna fish, garlic and


Typically, the structure houses the exhibition; at the Smithsonian's "Within These Walls ..." the


BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY Mineral Ridge First Presbyterian Church, 3654 state Route 46, Mineral Ridge,

RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Fishing trip to Chautauqua will be memorable

There isn't a lazy bone in what Lake Chautauqua veteran anglers refer to as "smallies." Inch for

Date is chosen for Logan-Fusco autumn wedding

GIRARD -- Plans for the forthcoming marriage of Kelly Ann Logan, daughter of Brian and Betsy Logan,

HOW SHE SEES IT Start tax rebellion: give rebate away

Opinion: Money speaks. You've just been given a microphone. Several religious leaders are calling for a

Local author to conduct writing workshop

Local author to conduct writing workshop HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Susan Dexter, an area author, will host

SCOTT SHALAWAY Fishwatching: Cool diversion for a hot summer's day

As summer settles in and temperatures rise, think cool thoughts. A great way to stay cool on a hot

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hamrock to mark 40th anniversary today during dinner

AUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hamrock, 5201 S. Saratoga Ave., are being honored today at a


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Carrot Gal (Magrell)11.203.602.40 Herpointis

ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball

Beast of the East Tournament (age 18-younger) BB Rooners 10, Pasadena, Maryland 6 -- Dave

ROAD WORK Area construction

A schedule of area road construction projects: MAHONING COUNTY Lake Milton: Starting Monday,


MAHONING COUNTY Dacas HotMeals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 12 locations in Mahoning


By JOHN BASSETTI VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF HUBBARD -- Flagmen, stock boys, waitresses, laborers,

FARRELL Centennial events

The city kicks off a weeklong centennial celebration Monday. Most of the events will be at the

Rebuilding bridges

By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Highway and safety officials don't expect

4 homemade bombs found in Lowellville

4 homemade bombs found in Lowellville LOWELLVILLE -- Village police and the Youngstown Police


TRISHA SMITH JEFFREY CULP CORNERSBURG -- The wedding of Trisha Smith and Jeffrey Culp took place

IN THE CUP! Area holes in one

Madeline Paulette of Austintown at Meander course on the 130-yard, No. 3 hole with a 3-wood.

BUTLER, PA. Mourning a loss, finding a calling

The Butler woman became certified in grief counseling and now helps others who have lost loved ones.

Zabas honored at celebration of 50th anniversary

STRUTHERS -- Mr. and Mrs. John "Red" Zaba of 250 Smithfield St., were honored July 7 at a dinner at

HERMITAGE, PA. Womancare Center plans dedication celebration

Tours, a health fair and lectures on women's health-care topics will be offered at the center's


SPECIAL EVENTS USecond annual Gene Winchell Memorial 3D Bowhunting Tournament will be held by the

YSU SUMMER FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS What event's fans like: So much to do and see

The arts festival this weekend offers a little bit of everything from just about everywhere. By


OHIO Controlled hunt applications due COLUMBUS -Hunters wanting to take part this fall in

ANIMAL CHARITY Group discovers its own angels

A $400,000 donation from a local couple is helping Angels for Animals build a new home. By ASHLEY

FESTIVAL INFORMATION: YSU's Summer Festival of the Arts continues from noon to 6 p.m. today. For

FESTIVAL INFORMATION: YSU's Summer Festival of the Arts continues from noon to 6 p.m. today. For

Hockensmith and Mahan troth announced

GIRARD -- Jack and Vicki Hockensmith, 63 Mohican Drive, announce the engagement of their daughter,


TWIN BRIDGES At a glance Some facts about the I-76 twin bridges and the state's project to

Still battling blazes

Bucky Clarke hasn't quit fighting fires. He just doesn't want the job of chief anymore. By HAROLD


TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Edward C. Taylor, 37, of 435 Scott St., Warren, and Krista L.


By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR BUSINESS EDITOR YOUNGSTOWN -- Plenty of high-tech equipment gets its

'IF ONLY ... ' | A review Comatose first novel fails to stimulate

The novel is steeped in melodrama and the dialogue is often unrealistic. By THERESA HEGEL