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TONY LEONARDI, 62 YSU professor, director dies

Tony Leonardi was known for bringing Dana School of Music's jazz program to national recognition.

SHARON SCHOOLS Renovation cost rises $200,000

No one knew the supports under the school wing were in bad shape until the renovation project was

GIRARD SCHOOLS Parents petition for Foley

Robert Foley is a favorite because he was the first school official to notify parents of health

NILES Municipal court needs face-lift

The project is estimated at $119,470 and includes demolition, and construction work for the court.

ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball and softball

BASEBALL Babe Ruth (ages 14-15) Youngstown Express 11, Astro Falcons 2 -- Adam Zakowski pitched

Edwards-Deery wedding to take place in October

HUBBARD -- Plans for the autumn wedding of Shelly Ann Edwards, 2168 Ruth Road, and James Joseph

WARREN Council rejects transportation idea

The mayor is not pleased with council's decision. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

Andrea Psznick to be bride of Andrew E. Crish

MINERAL RIDGE -- Michael and Patricia Psznick, 1323 Cedarwood Drive, are announcing the engagement


ABOUT THE NI & Ntilde;A Length: 93.6 ft. Beam: 17.3 ft. Sail area: 1,919 sq. ft.

SHARON SCHOOLS Board plans 'No F' policy

Getting a failing grade could get a pupil banned from district or school social functions. By

GREENVILLE, PA. Officials seek parking fix

Special parking tags for residents might be one solution, a borough official said. GREENVILLE,

AGENDA Warren council

Warren City Council conducted the following business Wednesday: Passed a resolution expressing

The Ni & ntilde;a is one of the centerpieces of the Ships Festival on the Lagoons.

The Ni & ntilde;a is one of the centerpieces of the Ships Festival on the Lagoons. By JOYCE

MAHONING TOWNSHIP Supervisors to list landscaping needs

No final deadline for waterline tap-ins has been set. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR

CRAIG BEACH Dispute over paychecks sparks confrontation


LORDSTOWN SCHOOLS Head of panel: Don't rule out personnel cuts

A performance audit of the district is expected to be released within the next few weeks. By


NORTHFIELD RESULTS WEDNESDAY 1st--R C Charger(R Lippiatt)21.207.605.20 Flaming Kiltz(B

YOUNGSTOWN Landlord to seize Pangio's building

The former grocery store owners still are looking for a tenant to take over their location. By DON

TRUMBULL COUNTY Easing jail crowding is subject of meeting

Officials noted that courts and county officials should discuss house arrest and other programs for

Radio host to return after procedure

Radio host to return after procedure YOUNGSTOWN -- Dan Ryan, longtime local radio personality and

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Buying a car uncovers a different breed of hunters

Important Fact: There are two kinds of car buyers in the world. Those like me, and those who are

LTV and workers agree on plan, but still face challenge

Opinion: The company, the union and the creditors all have a stake in the emergence of LTV Steel from

County plans groundbreaking for senior center expansion

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Work is to begin today on the $2.4 million renovation and expansion of the Mercer

New Castle officials deal with tax flub

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Property owners in the city's 7th and 8th wards who haven't paid their school

DEBORA SHAULIS At movies, why must others get last laugh?

I've seen and heard a lot of things at the movies that amaze me, and I'm not talking about what's on

Man faces several charges

SHARON, Pa. -- Police said a Fullerton Place man angered at a split with his girlfriend should have

INDIANS 7, REDS 0 Colon's 7 strong innings power Tribe's victory

CINCINNATI -- They didn't gain any ground, but the Cleveland Indians did get a little peace of mind.

Wedding planned by Sheri Grim, David Ortkiese

Cheryle Long of Huntington, W.Va., and Gerald Grim of St. Louis announce the engagement of their

ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball & amp; softball

BASEBALL All-Star teams (ages 13-14) Boardman 12, Salem 3 -- Mike Baharis threw a complete game

Angela S. Elliott, Andrew Fossesca are engaged

ELLINGTON, N.Y. -- Tom and Cher Elliott of Ellington, N.Y., are announcing the engagement of their

YOUNGSTOWN Contaminants turn up at building site

Petroleum-based chemicals will be treated and left on site unless the courthouse expands. By DON

Ex-murder target charged with domestic violence

GIRARD -- A Brookfield man who was once the target of a murder-for-hire scheme is bound over to the

Datish getting down to business

Doug Datish likes to read about war history. He wants to be a pharmacist or a doctor. His leadership

South Pole doctor

South Pole doctor SALEM -- Dr. Jerri Nielsen, the Salem native who made international headlines

New zoning ordinance

New zoning ordinance HOWLAND -- Township trustees have approved a zoning ordinance that will allow

Malave's leadership earns respect of team, manager

A Scrapper last year, the outfielder is back while recovering from a crash into a wall. By BRIAN


Patrick Jr. and Chris (Timbers) Mangee of Severn, Md., are announcing the birth of their first

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Anna Allen and Chad Lang, 319 Wilbert, East Liverpool, girl, July 11. Peggy Hunt

Shortage of teachers hits New York hard

Shortage of teachers hits New York hard NEW YORK -- The nation's much-publicized teacher shortage

AUDITIONS Where to try out for roles

ACTORS "The King and I." Players Guild Theatre, 1001 Market Avenue North, Canton, 10-1 July 28 and

YSU Leader to work on enrollment

YSU's interim enrollment chief has strong ties to Youngstown. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION

MINERAL RIDGE Officials OK zoning amendments

The changes to the zoning regulations now face approval by township trustees. MINERAL RIDGE -- The


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Christopher K. Antrim, 20, of 331 N. Yorkshire Blvd.,



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Mayor plans town hall meeting

LOWELLVILLE -- Mayor Joseph Rossi is concerned that village residents are being left out of a

Tall ships will add sea color

The ships are moored at the dock behind Cleveland Browns Stadium. CLEVELAND -- Barques and


TODAY Noon. ATV Safety Demonstration (ATV Tent) Miss Trumbull County (Dairy Show Arena) 1 p.m., 4

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Officials vote to renew pact for emergency home repairs

The amount that can be spent on repairs for each house is limited. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR

REGION Groups oppose bear killings

sSome Trumbull County sportsmen think the killing of two black bears recently could have been

CAFARO FIELD Hard-hitting Staten Island Yankees hand Mahoning Valley 17th defeat

A two-run homer in the fourth inning cost Victor Kleine his first loss. By BRIAN RICHESSON

NOTEBOOK From Cafaro Field

Raising the bar: Pitcher Victor Kleine and the rest of the Scrappers can pinpoint areas of concern.

Woman dies in accident

Woman dies in accident NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A Pulaski Township woman died Wednesday night when the

Mack tourney to be preceded by showcase in front of scouts

STRUTHERS -- College baseball coaches and major league scouts will converge on Cene Park next week

Pa. strongman

Pa. strongman Walt Gogola lifts 927-pound front-end loader tires. And hoists 270-pound boulders.


Special night: Negro League Tribute night was supposed to bring former player Ted Radcliffe to

CRESTVIEW SCHOOLS Board chooses a new principal

By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU COLUMBIANA -- Thanks to a tip from the man he will


Who: Staten Island Yankees (14-7) at Scrappers (6-17). When: 7:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).


IF YOU GO What: Ships Festival on the Lagoons. Featuring: U.S. Navy Landing Craft rides, hayrides,

SCRAPPERS New players, but same old story

Staten Island, which beat the Scrappers in last year's title series, won again Wednesday at Cafaro

A public official's life is always public

Opinion: For a man who was supposed to be intelligent, California Democratic Rep. Gary Condit has been

Control board action

Control board action YOUNGSTOWN -- The city's board of control agreed today to pay $6,200 for

Public schools belong to people, are run by voters

Opinion: Public schools belong to people, are run by voters EDITOR: Cal Thomas, in a recent column extols