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MEDICARE PRESCRIPTIONS AARP looks to Traficant for missing piece

Ninety percent of AARP Chapter 4611 East would benefit from a Medicare prescription drug program.


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NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers pitching stops Hudson Valley

Marcos Mendoza and two relievers limited Hudson Valley to four hits. FISHKILL, N.Y. -- The


TRAFICANT CASE Evidence includes photos of cash

Federal prosecutors called 'nonsensical' some of the congressman's evidence requests. By PATRICIA


YOUTH ROUNDUP Canfield 'stars to play Clyde in state tourney

After winning two tournaments, the Canfield 9-10-year-old softball team eyes a state title.


AUSTINTOWN Judge revokes bond

A county prosecutor thinks Enrico Davis is a 'serious physical danger to the community.' By IAN


Amusement park ride crashes; dozens injured

Amusement park ride crashes; dozens injured MUSKEGON, Mich. -- The wheel of an amusement park ride


BABE RUTH BASEBALL Youngstown has a regional reputation

Three age-group teams are gearing up for another trip. By PHIL NOVAK VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


Transferred principal files suit for $2 million

A board member said the superintendent can assign administrators to positions where they are needed.


'Last' time for fair volunteer AGAIN

Despite the tragedy in Medina County, a tractor enthusiast said steam engines are welcome at the


Area legislators take steps to deal with nursing crisis

Opinion: It is only fitting that key legislative initiatives launched recently in the Ohio General Assembly


For Armstrong, Tour de France a tour de force

Opinion: You get on your bicycle in Youngstown one Sunday and start pedaling. Three weeks later -- across


ULSTER PROJECT Returning, as friends

The visiting teens from Northern Ireland are departing in the spirit of ecumenism. By PETER H.


YOUNGSTOWN Mourning Idora's legendary coasters

Some roller coaster enthusiasts hope the Jack Rabbit and Wildcat can be replicated someday. By


CSC STEEL Creditors say fight is over, it's time to liquidate

The creditors say their attorneys have been working without pay since early March. By CYNTHIA


OHIO POLL Bush's approval rating stays at 60%

Ninety-one percent of Republicans polled approve of the president's job performance, compared with


NEW CASTLE, PA. Board wants to raze homes

Board members accepted a $56,518 insurance settlement for the band shelter, which burned in April.


LTV STEEL Judge OKs labor pact

wLTV employees will vote on the pact by mailed ballot, and votes will be tabulated Aug. 28. By


Associated Press

Associated Press MEETING DEADLINES: Composer Danny Elfman stands in his recording studio during an


ROSTERS Youngstown Babe Ruth All-Stars

15-year-old team Rick Banna, Canfield Aaron Boris, Youngstown Adam Boris, Youngstown Craig


Art exhibits needed

Art exhibits needed SHARON, Pa. -- The Valley Arts guild is accepting proposals from artists for


West Branch board agrees to hire principal

West Branch board agrees to hire principal BELOIT -- The West Branch School District is turning to


REUNIONS

XCleveland West High School January and June Classes of 1952 will hold a 50th-year reunion


HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY James K. Swisher

Born: July 30, 1901, in Youngstown. Residence: Blackburn Home in Poland. Married: Vera Howe in


GROUP URGES PEOPLE TO ... Put on a happy face

Aug. 8 is 'Admit You're Happy Day,' but some area residents celebrate it year-round. By JoANNE


Appointment announced

Appointment announced YOUNGSTOWN -- Wallace Dunne has been named interim superintendent of schools


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Shane and Beatrice Fairchild, 3195 Country Line Road, West Farmington, girl, July


FBI questions worker about sighting of Levy

FBI questions worker about sighting of Levy WASHINGTON -- FBI agents went to a hardware store


Quieted by sights, sounds, rooster doesn't act so cocky

By VERONICA GORLEY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER LISBON -- Amid a barn full of clucking and cock-a


Fine-arts competition

Fine-arts competition CANFIELD -- The deadline for entering work in the fine-arts competition at


GIRARD SCHOOLS Group will discuss board's ouster

A removal petition requires signatures from 15 percent of the voters who cast ballots in the last


BEDFORD TRAILS Kids benefit from grant

Thanks to a $37,500 grant from the PGA, Bedford Trails Golf Course is helping 136 kids learn to


LOWELLVILLE BFI deal leads to stormy meeting

The village will get $180,000 over five years from the pact. By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR STAFF


Nine area youths compete in European soccer events

YOUNGSTOWN -- Nine area soccer players participated with the North American All-Stars in two


Corruption of a minor

Corruption of a minor WARREN -- A 22-year-old Warren man has pleaded guilty to a charge of


Liberty trustees out of touch with community

Opinion: Liberty trustees out of touch with community EDITOR: What's wrong with our government in Liberty


ELKTON Official opposes setting up escape siren at federal prison

A county official says he's pleased with steps prison authorities have taken to try to prevent


Christine Tyger to be bride of Jonathan Court

COLUMBIANA -- Robert and Marianne Tyger, 303 N. Bayshore Drive, are announcing the engagement of


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Showered with cards for a 90th birthday

One day, just before Elberta Stout's 90th birthday, six birthday cards arrived at the Marion Living


Rifle team earns two state titles

CAMP PERRY -- Two members of the Vienna Cougars junior rifle team earned state championships.


CSC Creditors seek to liquidate company

The creditors say their attorneys have been working without pay since early March. By CYNTHIA


Gerrity-Faber wedding to be held in Warren

WARREN -- Mr. and Mrs. William Gerrity, 8489 Old Farm Trail, are announcing the engagement of their


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses David A. Truman, 31, of Youngstown, and Resah M. Bryant, 25,


Tourney success reflected effort

The Giant Eagle LPGA Classic is over for another year. The skyboxes are being dismantled, the


Hannifin stock reflects major setbacks

CLEVELAND -- Parker Hannifin Corp., which bought Youngstown's Commercial Intertech Corp. a year ago,


NAFTA IN TROUBLE

Opinion: Washington Post: On Thursday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick gave a stirring speech about


WARREN YWCA works out new coed fitness studio

The Association has come up with an innovative way to add members. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR


Mourning Idora's coasters

Some roller coaster enthusiasts hope the Jack Rabbit and Wildcat can be replicated someday. By