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Strollo receives strong support

YOUNGSTOWN -- As happy as Youngstown State University coaches are for newly-named Athletic Director

MAHONING COUNTY State's audit lists 10 minor citations

The audit of the county's financial books did not call for any findings for recovery or list any

NEWTON FALLS Thermatex to close plant; CSC troubles listed as factor

The company said it had been searching for a buyer since March. By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR

Associated Press

Associated Press REAL LOVE? John Cusack, Catherine Zeta-Jones, center, and Julia Roberts star in

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers swept by Williamsport

Starting pitcher Victor Kleine gave up three runs in the first five innings. By BILL ALBRIGHT

Boy burns his face, arm in explosive mishap

Boy burns his face, arm in explosive mishap LIBERTY -- A 15-year-old Louise Lane boy was treated


AUDIT RESULTS What was found Citations listed in the state audit of Mahoning County include:

NEW HIGH SCHOOL Highlights Features of Youngstown's new high school:

32 regular classrooms. Eight science classrooms. Two computer classrooms. 19 special education

YOUNGSTOWN STATE Athletic future secure with naming of Strollo as AD


Terri Van Gorder to be bride of Eric Z. Toto

CLIFTON, Va. -- Retired Army Maj. and Mrs. Delbert L. Van Gorder, 6119 Mountain Springs Lane,

MAHONING DEMOCRATS Party endorsement plan taps winners' salaries

The Democrats' precinct committee members will meet in September to consider the proposal. By

LAWRENCE CO. Businesses owe county $400,000 in back taxes

The county treasurer wants to hire an attorney to check on delinquent taxpayers. By LAURE CIOFFI

Lordi moved to prison in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN -- Frank A. Lordi, the former Mahoning County commissioner convicted of theft in office,

YOUNGSTOWN School to be bigger all around

The high school will have two gyms, larger classrooms and a combined cafeteria-auditorium. By RON


Age: 31. Education: Certified public accountant (1996); bachelor's degree in accounting,

Tracy DiPasqua, Domenic DiNello to be married

POLAND -- An autumn wedding is planned by Tracy Lynn DiPasqua, 8590 Chesterton Drive, and Dr.

OUR GOOD COOKS Her talent had many teachers

This Struthers grandmother credits many people from throughout her life with teaching her the

Lake to River Council plans annual Fore Girls Golf Classic

Each participant in the third annual fund-raiser will receive a prize. BROOKFIELD -- Girl Scouts

Osborn-Remias engagement is announced

The Rev. and Mrs. John Osborn of Middletown and David and Lynda Remias, 106 Steel Ave., Girard, are

O'Dea-Fienga nuptials are set for Sept. 23

Announcement is being made of the engagement of Jennifer Marie O'Dea of New Middletown and Benjamin

Garage sale planned

Garage sale planned YOUNGSTOWN -- Crime Stoppers will have a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

TRUMBULL COUNTY Renovations to begin at Warren library

WARREN -- Work will begin July 30 to renovate the ceiling and improve lighting on the second floor

NEW CASTLE I Care Community Garden blooms

Two vacant county-owned lots were donated for the project. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE

Commission hires firm to redesign clocktower

Commission hires firm to redesign clocktower NEW CASTLE -- Lawrence County commissioners hired


Groundbreaking on a K-12 campus in Lowellville was scheduled today on the corner of Cooper Avenue


AGENDA THURSDAY McDonald Community Chest, 7 p.m. in the post office building's senior citizens


Course offerings for the first session of Youngstown State University's Summer Honors Institute, and

The following were indicted openly by the Trumbull County grand jury Tuesday. The grand jury also

The following were indicted openly by the Trumbull County grand jury Tuesday. The grand jury also


GETTING IT RIGHT UThe grandmother of the DiLullo quintuplets of Dayton was incorrectly identified

Andrews-Martin rite is set for early September

YOUNGSTOWN -- Announcing plans for their forthcoming wedding are Tamara Monique Andrews and Brian

CANFIELD Hiscox will recommend Pitzulo not return as JV coach

Sam Pitzulo thinks more than 100 of his supporters will be at tonight's meeting. By IAN HILL

OHIO State aims to keep track of growing bear population

There have been more than 50 bear sightings in Northeast Ohio so far this year. By MIKE BRAUN

CCL CONTAINER Strike hinges on workers' contract vote

The company told workers its most recent contract proposal would be the final offer, a union


Third sweep: The four-game sweep by the Crosscutters was the third of the season against the

AUSTINTOWN Family from New Jersey seeks answers in slaying

Police are looking for a man driving a white semi with a blue 'z' on the side. By IAN HILL

AUSTINTOWN Poison scare raises concern

Nearly 80 residents across Mahoning and Trumbull counties received critical care for poisonings in

Board approves placing levy on Nov. ballot

SOUTHINGTON -- The school board approved Tuesday putting a three-year, $200,000 emergency levy on

Girard board receives one bid for removal of school carpet

GIRARD -- A Cleveland-area company is the only bidder seeking to remove carpeting from the troubled

EAST LIVERPOOL Fire kills one after failed rescue

The assistant fire chief said the man was afraid to get on the ladder. By NORMAN LEIGH

Jacquelyn Ready, Mr. Evrard plan Sept. 1 wedding

COLUMBIANA -- Charles and Joan Ready of Columbiana are announcing the engagement of their daughter,

SALEM City council turns down zoning recommendation

Area residents lobbied against the rezoning. SALEM -- Complying with the wishes of many residents,

WARREN Son gets jail time for attack on father

The man also received five years' probation. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

NEW CASTLE Man held without bond in shooting

The shooting may have been the result of a fistfight that happened Saturday, witnesses said.

POISONED Whom to call

The telephone number to call if someone has been exposed to poisonous materials: Central Ohio


Opinion: Chicago Tribune: The movie "Pearl Harbor" has revived attention in America on the Japanese surprise

TROY, MICH. Quarterly earnings dip for Delphi Automotive

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN A company official attributed the drop to a decline in automobile


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Scott J. Suchora, 29, of 6344 Navajo Place, Poland, and Stacey

Boy burns face, arm

Boy burns face, arm LIBERTY -- A 15-year-old Louise Lane boy was treated at Forum Health Tod

PERFORMING ARTS Area groups join up and take their PLACES!

Local theaters are collaborating to get their act together. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR

LOWELLVILLE School work set to begin

The future of the old high school is uncertain. By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Lawrence County salary board members met Tuesday and agreed to: Create two lieutenant positions in

BEGINNING TOUR: Senegalese singer-songwriter Youssou N'Dour smiles during an interview in Dakar,

BEGINNING TOUR: Senegalese singer-songwriter Youssou N'Dour smiles during an interview in Dakar,

Soul food

Soul food Alligator Soul Chipotle Mayo, from Alligator Soul restaurant in Washington state, will


St. Elizabeth Charmaine Harcarik and David Burnip, 32011 Elm St., Hanoverton, girl, July 16.

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AUSTINTOWN Stun gun quells standoff

AUSTINTOWN -- A 24-year-old Kirk Road man kept police at bay for 21/2 hours early today by holding a

NILES Waterline installation completed in city

A Youngstown company is the contractor for the $2 million project. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR

Laura Falgiani, Jordan Benware are engaged

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. -- The engagement of Laura Marie Falgiani and Jordan Benware is being announced


By ASHLEY POWERS VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Their faces smeared in deep gray cream,

AUSTINTOWN Officials: Kids tried to make a bomb

Nearly 80 residents across Mahoning and Trumbull counties received critical care for poisonings in

Weighing the costs

Opinion: The value of a missile defense system to the United States is a matter of debate, but some sort of

GAIL WHITE Ice Zone team takes dreams to competition

Emily Slaven, a 12-year-old strawberry blonde from Poland, glides around on her skates at the Ice

CLEVELAND Traficant's motion denied in short order

The congressman filed his motion a scant three days before the scheduled hearing. By PATRICIA