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RECALL High chairs What: About 325,000 Peg Perego high chairs. Reason: When the seat is

2 U.S.-based scholars convicted of spying

2 U.S.-based scholars convicted of spying BEIJING -- Two U.S. residents were convicted today of

Residents scared, puzzled by weekend fires


Minny Yeo leads team to big win

The South Korean credited her teammates after victory in The Vindicator Pro-Am. By PETE MOLLICA

Counsel won't assist Traficant

The General Counsel's office stopped its assistance of the indicted congressman when he invoked his

SQUAW CREEK Becka back after breaking ankle

The area golf pro took a break from teaching to compete in this year's tournament. By PETE MOLLICA

Four youths charged in vandalism at school

CAMPBELL -- Four Campbell boys are being held without bond in the Mahoning County Juvenile Justice

MAHONING VALLEY Complaints prompt HBA to expel 2

These are the third and fourth companies to be expelled by the HBA this year. AUSTINTOWN -- The

CCL Container, employees have pact

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Negotiations between CCL Container Corp. and its

Rookie first baseman has all the write stuff

Rickie Morton foresees a future in writing, not baseball. By KATIE BALESTRA VINDICATOR STAFF


AGENDA WEDNESDAY Girard Board of Health, 7 p.m., council chambers. Weathersfield Board of


TRUMBULL COUNTY Docket entries Christopher J. Strawderman vs. David J. Venerose Jr., settled and

Marshals assist in search for fugitives

Inmates used a ladder made from a gurney to scale the fence. ELKTON -- Authorities continue their

LADY PENGUINS 2001 schedule

Nov. 17 -- Bowling Green, 7 p.m. Nov. 24 -- Kent State, 7 p.m. Nov. 28 -- at Akron, 7 p.m. Dec. 1

BANKING Second Bancorp expands its reach

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN The local bank says the deal shows it is committed to growing in

YOUNGSTOWN Judges discuss handling of loud-music cases

One judge questioned the reliability of clerk of court records, calling the records atrocious. By

HUBBARD Board handles changes in staff

The superintendent is looking for a new football field scoreboard. By SUSAN BERLIN VINDICATOR

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& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;BONHAM & lt;/B & gt;, Robert W., 82, of Austintown;

LPGA NOTEBOOK Giant Eagle Classic

Champion arrives: Dorothy Delasin, the defending champion of the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic, arrived

Jazz & amp; Wine Festival

Jazz & amp; Wine Festival NILES -- The 6th annual Mahoning Valley Jazz & amp; Wine

YOUNGSTOWN Lack of witnesses, pending appeals stall murder trial

The prosecutor and defense attorney each have appeals pending in the case. By BOB JACKSON

Woman is unidentified

Woman is unidentified AUSTINTOWN -- A woman who told police she is from New York was arrested

"It teaches you what is important in life. It added to my soul."

"It teaches you what is important in life. It added to my soul." Dr. Jerri Nielsen

ST. DEMETRIOS GREEK FESTIVAL Food, music and wine are festival's main draws

The festival runs Wednesday through Sunday. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

Cap ready for return

A volunteer 10 years ago, the Boardman native will compete at Squaw Creek. By PETE MOLLICA

Salem board gives Brobeck a raise

SALEM -- Schools Superintendent Dr. David Brobeck is receiving a pay raise after a favorable annual

Poland advances in state tournament

TALLMADGE -- The Poland 11-12 softball team scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning Monday

Religious studies registration begins

Religious studies registration begins GIRARD -- Registration is under way for kindergarten through

NOTES From Cafaro Field

Dog tired: Team mascot "Scrappy" celebrated a birthday in the 93-degree heat Sunday. Inside, Cory

MAHONING VALLEY Packard commits to new plant

The state had already approved a $5 million loan for the project. WARREN -- Delphi Packard

GIRARD Escapee from court surrenders

The man, who had been on probation for theft charges, came to court Monday afternoon. By DENISE


Opinion: Washington Post: The Supreme Court, at the end of its term last month, handed down two important

Mercer County panel OKs plans for jail construction

MERCER, Pa. -- The Mercer County Prison Board has approved preliminary plans for the new county

TRUMBULL COUNTY Niles man sentenced to prison in rape case

The victim requested the maximum term be given. WARREN -- A 20-year-old Niles man has been

Man dies after hitting head in pool

LEETONIA -- Traditional music, dance, food and folk tales of Ireland, Scotland and Wales will be

End of nurses strike doesn't solve underlying problem

Opinion: An 81-day strike by Forum Health nurses came to an end Friday with everyone pledging to put the

Junior golf tourney set for Aug. 8

The 2001 Junior Golf Tournament at Borland Golf Center for boys and girls ages 8-18 will be held

Rock-throwing incident

Rock-throwing incident NORTH LIMA -- Police said this morning that seven youths will likely be

FARRELL Sewer plan to be updated

The city must apply for the permit by Aug. 31. By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR CORESPONDENT

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth John and Dana Matisi, 48 Christian Ave., Hubbard, boy, July 23. Ronald and Tina

Power-hungry public makes Ohio Edison sweat the heat

The heat wave is pushing the electric utility beyond its limits. VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT

Forum Health to hire nurses

More nurses will be needed to meet terms of a new agreement banning mandatory overtime. By CYNTHIA

COLLEGE BASKETBALL YSU women face tough road

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown State women's basketball team will encounter a demanding nonconference

SEWICKLEY, PA. Cold Metal Products reports loss for 4th straight quarter

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN SEWICKLEY, Pa. -- Cold Metal Products said it lost $482,000 in its most


(LPGA pro listed first) MEN'S DIVISION 52.4 -- Minny Yeo, Ken Maceyko, Tom Ankrom, Jim Junk, Ken

Yearbooks open the past

Yearbooks from a longtime local club have found a place in the archives of the Ohio Historical

NEW CASTLE SCHOOLS Council to vote on changes

Construction could be delayed another year if a decision isn't made quickly. By LAURE CIOFFI

Youngstown Express reaches Ohio finale

NEWARK -- The 14-year-old Youngstown Babe Ruth League All-Star baseball team qualified for the state

God creates souls, not research scientists

Opinion: God creates souls, not research scientists EDITOR: Once again Cal Thomas addresses an issue,

NY-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers' comeback falls short

Mahoning Valley scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth, but still lost, 13-12. By BILL

LIBERTY Doctor: Good came of having cancer

A brush with death helped her realize the importance of life, love and friendship. By MARALINE

WARREN Probe follows allegations against new school official

James Russo maintains he did nothing wrong. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Advocate stays aggressive on behalf of the blind

Mike Nicol has blue-tinted sunglasses, slicked-back hair that drops below his ears, a blue-and-white


XBoland family 23rd annual reunion will be held at noon Aug. 19 at Fair Park in Canfield. Those

TRUMBULL CO. SHERIFF With all arguments in, wait is on

The appeals judges are expected to take about two months on a ruling. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN AIRPORT USAirways to cut out local flights