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Children's safety fair

Children's safety fair YOUNGSTOWN -- A safety fair will be at San-Dee's Child Care Services, 1061


"I couldn't spend money like I wanted. I couldn't pay bills like I wanted. You have to pinch pennies

"I couldn't spend money like I wanted. I couldn't pay bills like I wanted. You have to pinch pennies


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

Chief Warrant Officer James and Sharla (Sawyer) Davis of Fort Richardson, Alaska, are announcing the


Traficant comes face-to-face with the reality of his trial

Opinion: Leave it to Congressman James A. Traficant Jr. to think that he can describe a federal judge's


BRINGING MUSIC TO THE AREA Concerted efforts

There are several steps involved in bringing a concert to the area, but that hasn't stopped some


Facing assault charges

Facing assault charges LEETONIA -- A 58-year-old village man is to appear late today in Northwest


Truckers ignoring yield signs endanger drivers

Opinion: Truckers ignoring yield signs endanger drivers EDITOR: For the umpteenth time I have been near-


NILES Council OKs court renovations

Court funds will reimburse the city's general fund for the project at municipal court. By DENISE


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Board to trim money from funding requests

Commissioners accepted the resignation of a longtime county official. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR


TRUMBULL COUNTY Officials to OK tax break

The move will create five full-time jobs and a part-time job. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR


McDONALD Deluga, lieutenant clear probation

Stacy Foster resigned from the village Audit Committee. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN VINDICATOR STAFF


BIRTHS

BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Mark and Kelli Welton, 4581 Deercreek Court, No. 5, Youngstown, boy, July


GIRARD Prisoner's escape fuels dispute

The prisoner walked off when he was left in the justice center lobby. By TIM YOVICH VINDICTOR


WARREN Council weighs a rise in fees for road repair fund

The city can impose two more $5 fees for vehicle registration. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR


Salem radio stations moving to Boardman

SALEM -- Two Salem radio stations could be operating from a different studio by Labor Day. WSOM-AM


AUSTINTOWN Man accused of breaking into apartment, raping girl

AUSTINTOWN -- Police are investigating a report that an Austintown man broke into a Fountain Square


2001 SCHEDULE Ponderosa Park Pavilion

Sunday: Billy "Crash" Craddock, Eddy Raven, "Perfect Stranger," "Desperado." July 29: Doug Stone,


BRISTOL RAPE Adults to face judge

No adults were home when the 5-year-old girl was injured, the sheriff said. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


WARREN Workers were near Sharon, but their reason holds water

The workers were sent to a uniform store in Pennsylvania, the city said. By AMANDA C. DAVIS and


WEBVAN CHECKS OUT

Opinion: San Francisco Chronicle: It was a gem of an idea but a dud in reality. With a few mouse clicks, a


VIENNA Company to build hangar

The private hangar will be the third built at the airport in two years. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR


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& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;BELL & lt;/B & gt;, Catherine Amy, 87, of


PIRATES NOTEBOOK From PNC Park

Cooled bats: After batting .235 in April and .239 in May, the Pirates' bats came alive in June


PHOENI

-- A teen-ager who died while at a boot camp for problem youngsters was forced to stand in


UW wants businesses to step up to the plate

The pacesetters' goal is to raise $925,000 by Sept. 12. YOUNGSTOWN -- With some businesses closing


WARREN Workers were near Sharon, but their alibi holds water

The workers were sent to a uniform store in Pennsylvania, the city said. By AMANDA C. DAVIS and


NILES Walgreen finds site for its latest Valley store

A Ponderosa, closed earlier this year, and a donut shop formerly occupied the site. By DENISE DICK


Officials find cockfighting operation

Police said bettors probably wagered $8,000 each week on the roosters. YOUNGSTOWN -- The discovery


Band plays free concert

Band plays free concert FRANKLIN, Pa. -- The Musicians' Concert Band, under the direction of


TRUMBULL COUNTY Bristol family

Roy E. McDaniel, 51, and his girlfriend, Angelique Bailey, 35, live at 1672 state Route 88 with the


WEST MIDDLESEX, PA. The big top is going back up as circus comes to town again

The circus returns as a fund-raiser for the Kiwanis Club. By VERONICA GORLEY VINDICATOR STAFF


COMMISSIONERS Agenda items

Trumbull County commissioners were expected to approve the following agenda items at their regular


Campaign finance reform down the tubes again

Opinion: Just like the miscreant who on a technicality walks out of court a free man, the Republican House


Board to appeal railroad decision

BOARDMAN -- The Boardman Township Park Board will appeal a federal court judge's decision that led


INDICTMENTS The list

A federal grand jury in Cleveland has indicted 18 men and women from the New York and Youngstown


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY With help, blind workers open employers' eyes

Before I put on my glasses, my vision is 20/200. The world is an impressionist painting. Karen


SHARON Four officers are injured while trying to arrest city man

The man's aunt was charged with hindering apprehension. SHARON, Pa. -- The city police department


Bucs look at Cubs as hope for future

PITTSBURGH -- Baseball fans usually don't appreciate a visit from the league's top team. The 2001


YOUNGSTOWN Companies sue city to get compensation

A city statute limits local towing charges to $30 for government-related tows and gives $10 of that


URBAN LEAGUE Program finances OK in audit

An audit of the Warren-Trumbull Urban League by the state is pending. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Timothy J. Smith, 21, of 172 Kendall Ave., C, Campbell, and


NEW YORK-PENN Scrapperslose again in 10th

It was their eighth loss in extra innings this year as Batavia prevailed, 6-5. BATAVIA, N.Y. --


MINERAL RIDGE Weathersfield board OKs raise for superintendent

There had been no provision for a raise in the contract. MARY SMITH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


BRISTOL TWP. Father of rape suspect, woman plead innocent to endangering

No adults were home when the 5-year-old girl was injured, the sheriff said. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


CANFIELD SCHOOLS Volunteer baseball coach is out

The decision not to bring back Pitzulo was based on complaints from parents, the superintendent


HARLANSBURG, PA. Body of elderly man found near farm

HARLANSBURG, Pa. -- The search for an elderly Scott Township man ended early today when his body was


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


GIRARD Prisoner's escape fuels ongoing dispute among city officials

The prisoner walked off when he was left in the justice center lobby. By TIM YOVICH VINDICTOR


CANFIELD Council rejects rezoning

Council members said they oppose commercial encroachment on a residential area. By PETER H.


POLAND SCHOOLS Addition plan would link two buildings

Village council is considering the proposal. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Placement denied for Jackie Colon

Placement denied for Jackie Colon YOUNGSTOWN -- Jackie Colon, 14, who police said stabbed a 3


Cubs rally in ninth to defeat Pittsburgh

By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF PITTSBURGH -- Something had to give when Pirates starter


MAHONING COUNTY Task force begins arresting suspects linked to 2 drug rings

The investigation also turned up a cockfighting operation. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


TANK TOPPING Falling gas prices

Mahoning Valley gas prices are less than elsewhere in Ohio and much less than the national average.


GOING RATES Across the country

Average prices for regular gas, as of last week: Midwest: $1.28. Northeast Ohio: $1.32. Gulf


MAHONING COUNTY Task force makes arrests in relation to drug rings

The two rings operated independently, an officer said. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


City to probe reports that cops beat man

City to probe reports that cops beat man WARREN -- The city will conduct the investigation into


MAHONING COUNTY Hanni reacts to Dem plan

Assessing Democratic officeholders is good in theory, but it will never work here, said the former


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Cubs (Tavarez 6-6) at Pirates (D. Williams 1-2). When: 7:05. Radio/TV: WBZY-AM (1280).


By DON SHILLING

By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR BUSINESS EDITOR YOUNGSTOWN -- Pulling up his big Ford Expedition to a


The music is back at Ponderosa

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER SALEM -- Jeff Best has faith that country music