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BALLOON QUEST 2001 schedule of events

FRIDAY Noon -- Gates open, ride special matinee, crafts, food. 5 p.m. -- BINGO, sponsored by Union


Sharon school officials take gutsy position on grades

Opinion: If the Sharon school board votes to accept the policy recommended by Superintendent Richard Rossi,


YOUNGSTOWN -- Everyone's Irish at the annual Irish heritage festival, The Gathering of the Irish

YOUNGSTOWN -- Everyone's Irish at the annual Irish heritage festival, The Gathering of the Irish


Fund-raiser at Gardens

Fund-raiser at Gardens YOUNGSTOWN -- Fellows Riverside Gardens and Davis Center will close to the


REVIEW | 'Twelfth Night' Talented TNT cast stages energetic, witty production

The actors ably make their way through the many plot twists and physical humor of Shakespeare's


JILL KEAGY MICHAEL ALVETRO

JILL KEAGY MICHAEL ALVETRO YOUNGSTOWN -- The Marble Room at Stambaugh Auditorium was the setting


ULSTER PROJECT Breakfast to benefit Make A Wish Foundation

Teens from Northern Ireland will participate in the fund-raising project. BOARDMAN -- Mahoning


SUMMER SIZZLE Health in heat: Better sweat it

Although summer means pools and parks for some, others are concerned with the heat's potential


STAYING COOL

STAYING COOL Although children and the elderly are particularly susceptible to heat discomfort and


KAREN BARTELMAY JEFF SALAJKO

KAREN BARTELMAY JEFF SALAJKO CANFIELD -- The Rev. Terry Hazel presided at 2 p.m. June 30 at St.


Should we read it because we can?

Alice Randall falls short in trying to provide a more complex view of the South. By ROB STOUT


SCHEDULE Clan Day

10:55 a.m. -- Bagpiper. 11 a.m. -- Mass. 11:45 a.m. -- Welcome; breakfast foods available; American


ROAD WORK Area construction

A schedule of area road construction projects: MAHONING COUNTY Lake Milton: Work continues on


ISLAND respite

By NANCY BAILEY VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- As you head off the causeway


CHICAGO Boatloads of fun at the Windy City's Navy Pier

From the view from the deck of the Windy to the food at the restaurants on shore, Navy Pier has


The creation of Ambassador Technologies, a technology consulting company, came from turning a hobby

The creation of Ambassador Technologies, a technology consulting company, came from turning a hobby


The Mitchell trustees have asked for another hearing before the full appellate court; meanwhile,

The Mitchell trustees have asked for another hearing before the full appellate court; meanwhile,


Laura J. Burdick, Michael P. Deeds to be married Oct. 27 in Washington

SPRINGFIELD -- An autumn wedding is planned by Laura Jean Burdick, 1909 N. Key Blvd., Arlington,


Wagners observe 50th anniversary at banquet center

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Robert Wagner, 1350 Hazelwood Ave., celebrated their 50th wedding


FORMER INDIANS

FORMER INDIANS Some were booed, but some were cheered Fanfare: In response to Ricky George's


JULIA STEINER | LEONARD CARBONE

JULIA STEINER | LEONARD CARBONE AKRON -- The marriage of Julia Steiner, 90 E. Bridge St., Berea,


LISA PEZZENTI PETER PACKARD

LISA PEZZENTI PETER PACKARD AUSTINTOWN -- Lisa Marie Pezzenti and Peter A. Packard were married at


WORKING OUT Safety guidelines

Jeffrey Restuccio, author of "Fitness the Dynamic Gardening Way," explains strategies for getting a


SHENANGO RIVER LAKE Baby eagle is new kid in town

The first eaglet to be born at Shenango River Lake is now about 2 months old. By HAROLD GWIN


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MICKEY MANTLE Three area teams make fifth round in state tourney

The Astro Falcons, Youngstown Propane and Youngstown Express persevered through the loser's bracket


Officers installed by St. Charles club

BOARDMAN -- St. Charles Garden Club installed a slate of officers during its June 7 meeting held at


Lisa M. Ewing, Stephen A. Wolfe plan nuptials for mid-September

William and Sandra Ewing, 14 Mohican Drive, Girard, and Thomas and Carol Wolfe, 2134 Stiver St.,


SIDELIGHTS For all seniors

SCOPE Howland Senior Center, 9273 High St. N.E., Warren, has the following summer activities


Fall wedding set by Maria Carbone, Howard Frank

BOARDMAN -- Plans for the autumn wedding of their daughter, Maria Anna Carbone, and Howard Glenn


SCRAPPERS, NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE STATISTICS

SCRAPPERS STATISTICS (Through games Thursday) BATTING ABRHHRRBIAvg Chris Small c20100.500


SHANNON ANDERSON KARL PENN

SHANNON ANDERSON KARL PENN YOUNGSTOWN -- Central Christian Church was the setting at 4 p.m. June


PHARMACIST

PHARMACIST Shelley earns degree Scott Shelley, son of Don and Pat Shelley of Girard, and a 1992


ERIN CLAY PATRICK BLAKEMAN

ERIN CLAY PATRICK BLAKEMAN NEW MIDDLETOWN -- The exchange of nuptial vows took place at 3:30 p.m.


MAHONING VALLEY SCRAPPERS

MAHONING VALLEY SCRAPPERS Today -- at Williamsport, 7 p.m. Monday -- at Williamsport, 7 p.m.


SENIOR CITIZENS

55-PLUS LIBERTY XLiberty 55-Plus Club will meet at noon Thursday for a picnic at a member's


3 men face various charges after car chase and crash

COITSVILLE -- Two Youngstown men and a Farrell, Pa., man were arrested on a variety of charges early


Drapchos renew marriage vows on anniversary

STRUTHERS -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Drapcho, 556 W. Omar St., was


In Savannah, history's around every corner

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Most people who vacation off the coast of either South Carolina or Georgia usually


JEAN RINKO JASON ZETS

JEAN RINKO JASON ZETS YOUNGSTOWN -- The wedding of Jean Marie Rinko and Jason William Zets took


THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER WARREN -- Delmar


Trustees meeting

Trustees meeting NEWTON FALLS -- The Newton Falls Public Library board of trustees will meet at


Conflict over shooting

Conflict over shooting YOUNGSTOWN -- Police have been given conflicting reports in a shooting. A


Parents announce Ridge- Loomis wedding plans

Plans for the upcoming marriage of Christine Ridge and Christopher Loomis, both of 7949 Mines Road,


JULIE MOSTOV MATTHEW PALNIK

JULIE MOSTOV MATTHEW PALNIK BOARDMAN -- Ohev Tzedek Temple was the setting at 5:30 p.m. June 10


ROB STOUT

ROB STOUT SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Now that a United States Circuit Court of Appeals has made


LeBron evokes Joe's legacy

It's funny how one word can stir such emotions. And bring back a flood of memories. That word is


Allsopp-Daprile wedding is set for Oct. 20

POLAND -- The engagement of Amy Diane Allsopp and Anthony Richard Daprile, both of 3561/2 S.


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Mahoning Valley Scrappers at Williamsport When: 7:05. Radio: WBBW-AM 1240.


MASONIC GROUPS

THURSDAY XA Scottish Rite family picnic will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Argus Park. Those attending


BALD EAGLE Offspring

Newborn bald eagles grow at the rate of about one pound every four or five days and are about 1 foot


Dinner party held in celebration of Schiavones' golden anniversary

POLAND -- Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schiavone, 6090 Pawnee Place, were honored at a dinner party held June


TAMMY ACHEY CHARLES WILT

TAMMY ACHEY CHARLES WILT STRUTHERS -- Charles G. Wilt, 531 Sexton St., and his bride, the former


NUTRITION PROGRAMS In the area

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


AIDA GALVIS ROBERT BILLETT

AIDA GALVIS ROBERT BILLETT NEW MIDDLETOWN -- The wedding of Aida Galvis, daughter of Luz Mary


CARIE BRODE DANIEL WATSON

CARIE BRODE DANIEL WATSON YOUNGSTOWN -- A reception was held at the Maronite Center to honor


LATE FRIDAY

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ALL-STAR PENTATHLON Swimming showdown

Some of these swimmers have been competing since they were 4 years old. By PHIL NOVAK VINDICATOR


KERRIE KNUTTI RUSSELL BOWSER

KERRIE KNUTTI RUSSELL BOWSER YOUNGSTOWN -- Living in Morgantown, W.Va., after a honeymoon at


Heritage Day schedule

Heritage Day schedule NILES -- Antique appraisals will be offered during the city historical


A man plowed his car into a crowd at the finish line after he had been stopped from meeting the Tour

A man plowed his car into a crowd at the finish line after he had been stopped from meeting the Tour


RAY SWANS0N | Keystoner Joey Bishop honored by East High

If anyone has done more for the benefit of boxing in the Youngstown area than Joey Bishop, I have


YSU

YSU Valentine picks Penguins YOUNGSTOWN -- Tennis player Ryen Valentine, a Marion High graduate,


LAUREN DONATELL CLARKE SEYLER

LAUREN DONATELL CLARKE SEYLER YOUNGSTOWN -- Lauren Elayne Donatelli, a daughter of Jerome and


HERMITAGE Teachers continue working

Negotiators have scheduled two bargaining sessions this month. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON


CRIME SOLVERS

CRIME SOLVERS Mercer County The theft of a firearm is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers


SCOTT SHALAWAY Nature's clock is the most reliable

Summer began right on schedule a few weeks ago, but no sooner did it arrive than it started to fade.


INDEPENDENT WRESTLING Taking their BUMPS

By PHIL NOVAK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- A mangled and warped mattress lies on top of


WARREN Car show celebrates Packard's odyssey

Events will include driving tours, educational programs, a swap meet and band performances. By


'8 SIMPLE RULES' Book takes light look at teen girls and dads

How do you handle your daughter's becoming a teen-ager? Try humor. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR


Bill would endanger children's health by fettering health boards

Opinion: Bill would endanger children's health by fettering health boards EDITOR: The Ohio Public


JOHN KOVACH | Colleges Borghetti legacy: Ernie's ties to Pitt lead son E.J. there

PITTSBURGH -- E.J. Borghetti is following in his father's footsteps at the University of Pittsburgh.


This show will be centered on the National Packard Museum on Mahoning Avenue N.W. Here's the

This show will be centered on the National Packard Museum on Mahoning Avenue N.W. Here's the


Free burn camp planned

Free burn camp planned AKRON -- The Summit/Stark Chapter of Aluminum Cans for Burned Children is


SHARON SHANKS | The Cosmos Like the stars, 'Cosmos' is making a transition

Did you know that when a super massive star (like Betelgeuse, for example) runs out of fuel, it


Both sides in nurses strike have reasons to settle

Opinion: At the risk of overstating the obvious, the strike by nurses of Forum Health has gone on far too


PET CARE

PET CARE UDon't leave pets in a car, even if the windows are open. Ten minutes could be long


Summer WORKOUT

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT If yard and garden work define your summertime


NEW CASTLE 2001 Balloon Quest to offer more than just a lot of hot air

Some 20 hot air balloons -- including one shaped like the sun -- will be launched during the event.


GOLF CLASSIC ACS tri-county men's event set

Proceeds from the event will benefit the American Cancer Society. HOWLAND -- The American Cancer


MAHONING COUNTY Agency sets goals, strategy

CSB's vision is to be a nationally respected child protective agency, according to its proposed


Statistics show drop in airline flight delays

Statistics show drop in airline flight delays Flight delays were down in the first five months of


JACQUELINE CHUIRAZZI JAMES GIDDINGS III

JACQUELINE CHUIRAZZI JAMES GIDDINGS III GIRARD -- Nuptial vows were exchanged June 9 during a 1


GARDEN CLUBS

MONDAY A summer picnic is planned for members of Garden Gate at the home of Barbara Murray. Co-


SUNBURN Symptoms: Red, sore, swollen or blistered skin, fever, headache. What to do: Take a shower

SUNBURN Symptoms: Red, sore, swollen or blistered skin, fever, headache. What to do: Take a shower


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Gambling Willy(Angus)8.403.403.80 Hot Sand(W Case Jr)5.604.00


Coys are honored at luncheon for 65th anniversary

CANFIELD -- Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Coy, 433 Fairground Blvd., were honored July 8 at a luncheon at


CURRENT PRICES From shows, sales, auctions

Silk piano shawl, embroidered flowers, pink, red, fuchsia, purple and teal, 12-inch fringe, c. 1935,


SALEM Residents will bid farewell to Jubilee

After a 20-year run, the Jubilee will present its last hurrah. By VERONICA GORLEY VINDICATOR


WANT WRESTLING?

WANT WRESTLING? What: Mikes' Hard Lemonade Summer Wrestling Series. When: Wednesday and Aug. 15.


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES CLEVELAND -- The American Red Cross hopes to collect 500 pints of blood from 9 a.m.


AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball

TRI-T COLT (ages 17-18) East Palestine Venezia Auto Sales 6, Niles Atronics 4 -- Winning pitcher


Company presents new series of tools

Milwaukee Electric Tool has introduced a series of large sanders and grinders with 4.0-horsepower


TRUMBULL COUNTY FAIR Going, going, gone! Highest bids buy kids' 4-H projects

The money is often used to finance future fair projects. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


BIRTHS

Forum Health Northside Patricia Murphy and Jason Gray, 45 S. Evanston, Youngstown, boy, Saturday.


MELISSA TRIGG KEVIN COLLINS

MELISSA TRIGG KEVIN COLLINS CANFIELD -- The wedding of Melissa Ann Trigg, daughter of Bill and


OLD HOME WEEK Fredonia

Tonight: Vespers services at 7. Monday: Bridge building contest for children in ninth through 12th


ROBIN BETRAS WILLIAM MANSOURZADEH

ROBIN BETRAS WILLIAM MANSOURZADEH BOARDMAN -- The wedding of Robin N. Betras, 104 Spitfire Lane,


KEYSTONE CLIPS State rep opposes lowering of hunting age

State Rep. Rod Wilt of Greenville, R-17th, thinks lowering the hunting age in Pennsylvania to 10


MIKE BRAUN Loaded for bear at the DOW?

When man and one of Mother Nature's creatures are at odds, it is usually Mom's offspring that gets


ELIZABETH TSVETKOFF MICHAEL DOMINIC

ELIZABETH TSVETKOFF MICHAEL DOMINIC BOARDMAN -- Living at 2445 Waterfall Lane, Columbus, after a


Meeting schedule for the week of July 15:

Meeting schedule for the week of July 15: MONDAY Post 76, American Legion, 395 W. California


RECALLS Cleaners and blowers

STRIPPERS/CLEANERS What: About 18,000 bottles of Flood StainStrip and FloodPro Stripper/Cleaner


IF YOU GO

IF YOU GO South Pacific When: 3 today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and July 27-28; 3 p.m. next


Family get-together being planned for July 27 to celebrate Patricks' 50th

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Wayne G. Patrick, 8493 Crystal Drive, will celebrate their fiftieth wedding


YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown Buick Pontiac GMC, a Market Street auto dealership, was listed in Ward's

YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown Buick Pontiac GMC, a Market Street auto dealership, was listed in Ward's


All events will be on the stage at Broadway Avenue and East State Street unless otherwise noted.

All events will be on the stage at Broadway Avenue and East State Street unless otherwise noted.


Krispinsky's performances behind mike color games

NILES -- To Chad Krispinsky, a Mahoning Valley Scrappers game is like theater. "In essence, it's


BOARDMAN A lesson learned the painful way

Similar injuries leave most people paralyzed, doctors said. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR


By CYNTHIA VINARSKY

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER WARREN -- Delmar Figinsky's small trucking


GAME TIME Today

Who: Dodgers (Brown 7-4) at Pirates (Beimel 4-4). When: 5:05. Radio: WBZY-AM (1280).


INFORMATION

INFORMATION If you go By air: You can either fly into Savannah, which is 75 miles to the north,


NYP LEAGUE 'Cutters hand Scrappers 4-1 loss

Williamsport scored three runs in the seventh inning. By BILL ALBRIGHT VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


Petrellas honored for golden jubilee at reception

YOUNGSTOWN -- A celebration took place July 14 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in honor of Mr. and


JACKSON-MILTON Replace, repair high school, report suggests

The board of education may ask voters to pay for construction of a new high school. By IAN HILL


COURTS

TRUMBULL COUNTY Docket Margaret E. Wilson vs. Donald E. Haines, settled and dismissed. John


WHAT'S DOING?

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


Field construction progressing at park

Field construction progressing at park GIRARD -- Construction of an all-purpose practice field in


BASEBALL

BASEBALL MICKEY MANTLE STATE TOURNAMENT (16 and under) SATURDAY'S SCORES Youngstown


OHIO

OHIO Spring turkey hunting season a record breaker COLUMBUS - A record 26,156 bearded wild


New York author to sign books in Warren

New York author to sign books in Warren WARREN -- Jonah Winter of Brooklyn, N.Y., will sign copies


JACK WOLLITZ Long story short: A great day fishing

One of my favorite fish stories begins on a hot July day. It was the kind of day when a


JAMES DULLEY Cut Your Utility Bills Choose landscape shade trees carefully

Q. I live in a fairly new house that needs some landscaping. I think the proper placement of trees


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BOARDMAN POLICE Rules of the road change for pursuits

Officers will continue to pursue serious suspected criminals. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR


VETERANS

VETERANS Pharmacist honored YOUNGSTOWN -- Alfred Dudek, 79, of 940 Larkridge Ave., received the


EXERCISES Counting calories

According to Fitness magazine, gardening burns up about as many calories as fast walking. In 60