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Traficant vows pardon for Terlecky

By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN -- Indicted U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant


MAHONING DEMOCRATS Party to reconsider endorsing candidates

The Democratic committee will meet later this month to make a recommendation. By DAVID SKOLNICK


RECALL Teeny Bean Bears

What: About 150,000 Snuggle Teeny Bean Bears with a nightcap and pompon. Reason: The yellow pompon


YOUNGSTOWN Control board

The city's board of control -- the mayor, law director and finance director -- approved these items


Jack Hunter served as role model to young politician

Opinion: Jack Hunter served as role model to young politician I wanted to share with the residents of


YOUNGSTOWN Workshop helps women with personal finances

The workshop will be in Youngstown next month. YOUNGSTOWN -- Women need money. More money than


DIVISION I TOURNAMENT Boardman stranded by Maumee in state semifinal baseball contest

The Spartans left 12 runners on base in a 9-5 loss. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


COLUMBIANA PORT AUTHORITY Train runs get back on track

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER OZENS OF SPECTATORS and train buffs got an added


Lordi, Chance sentences were unjust, Traficant says

A $1,000 fine was the appropriate sentence for Frank Lordi and not 18 months in jail, the


West Branch schools

West Branch schools BELOIT -- The West Branch school district board of education will meet in


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Ronald and Michelle McComb, Youngstown, girl, May 29.Jeffrey and Joan Spalla, 23 W.


Angelo wants city to shape up

By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- Improving the quality of life tops Mayor


State Street Bridge needs to lose weight

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU SHARON, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Department of


WARREN Court workers to vote on union

Both municipal court judges said it is premature to say what they will do. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


Help with energy bills

Help with energy bills YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown Area Community Action Council is advising Mahoning


Above, Ruben Alcantera of Spain, a world champion, performs during the MacNeil/SoBe Professional

Above, Ruben Alcantera of Spain, a world champion, performs during the MacNeil/SoBe Professional


THE ROADS To be paved

Yakata Doro Drive Sylvia Lane Prestwick Drive Danbury Drive Reta Lane Anthos Court


HIGHLIGHTS State of Warren

Topics addressed by Mayor Hank Angelo on the state of the city: Streets: Thirty-two streets were


Trustees plan road repairs

The resurfacing project will cover more than eight miles of township roads. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.


Trumbull dog warden to check for licenses

Trumbull dog warden to check for licenses WARREN -- The Trumbull County Dog Warden's Office will


WARREN Angelo plans city shape-up

The mayor is focusing on cleaning up blighted areas. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


GETTING IT RIGHT

*New Middletown library summer hours will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Incorrect


MAHONING COUNTY Agency to handle microfilming

Documents will be filmed in Tiffin and shipped to the courthouse. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


Man is injured in playground shooting

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Shots fired at the Bolinger Playground on Thursday afternoon injured Darrel Akin,


Knox was right man for the job; timing right, too

A player called him a good, all-around coach. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


SHARON State Street Bridge needs to lose weight

The structure is rusting, inspectors say, so until repairs are made, a 5-ton weight limit was


HERMITAGE Geriatric center bids hit target

The project hinges on a $2 million bond issue the agency intends to borrow. By HAROLD GWIN


AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball and softball

BASEBALL BB Rooners 5-9, Ashtabula A's 4-5 -- In the opener Dave Knechtel hit a solo homer with


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Energy company answers questions

Company officials say the plant will pump millions of dollars into the economy. By NORMAN LEIGH


Officials see no need for meningococcal vaccinations

By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Local and state health officials haven't


THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN About 850 landowners will be compensated. By CYNTHIA VINARSKY


Lordi goes to jail

Lordi goes to jail YOUNGSTOWN -- Former Mahoning County commissioner Frank Lordi reported to the


SHARON 3 form group to help sell businesses

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN The new company takes care of all aspects of selling a business. By


GAIL WHITE Her winter workout isn't working out

Swimsuit season has arrived. Last year, having gained some weight over the winter, I walked around


Boardman stranded by Maumee in state semifinal baseball contest

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF COLUMBUS -- The Boardman High baseball team left


Judge rules Packard trustees must ask bank for money

WARREN -- A Trumbull County judge has ruled that Packard Park trustees must appeal to Key Bank Corp.


BOARDMAN Lazio: GOP must do better

The former New York congressman said he worked with Jim Traficant to obtain money for the Youngstown


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS XMcDonald Baseball Association will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday in the senior citizens


CRAIG BEACH 1 percent income tax OK'd by panel

It took the mayor 65 minutes to read the 1 percent income tax ordinance aloud. By PETER H.


COURTS

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Curtis O. Daye, 53, of 724 Norwood Ave., Youngstown, and


Indictment alleges plot by teacher

By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU LISBON -- A teacher from the Columbiana County Career


Spartans go for state softball title

Boardman will play Hamilton Saturday for the crown. By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


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ARENA BOARD Meeting items

The board of the Youngstown Civic Center Development Corp. did the following at its meeting


Some Mahoning and Trumbull county landowners will benefit from a railroad's fiber-optic cable plan.

Some Mahoning and Trumbull county landowners will benefit from a railroad's fiber-optic cable plan.


WARREN Angelo wants city to shape up

The mayor is focusing on cleaning up blighted areas. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


Pain of sudden loss strikes in West Branch schools

Opinion: By day's end, two West Branch High School students who died over the Memorial Day weekend will both


GRANTS Bulletproof vests

Sixteen area police departments will receive more than $46,000 in federal funds through the U.S.


TAAAA FESTIVAL Schedule

The Trumbull African American Achievers Association is having its 17th annual parade and festival


Pitching, defense key Boardman

The Spartans have shut out 15 of 32 opponents this season. By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS


SCHOOLS Bill requires the use of Ohio companies

About 91 percent of school construction jobs in the state are done by Ohio-based companies. By


WKBN Traficant vows pardon for Terlecky

The FBI had secretly recorded conversations between an informant and the former sheriff's department


YOUNGSTOWN Park board

The city park and recreation commissioner handled these issues Thursday: Approved a request by


Tribe's Thome nothing but class

Sometimes nice guys finish first. If Albert Belle hadn't left the Cleveland Indians after the 1996


MAHONING COUNTY Indictments

A Mahoning County grand jury handed up superseding indictments against these people Thursday for


NILES Sewage superintendent faces a move

The OEPA said the city was violating requirements for waste treatment plant operators. By DENISE


SENIOR CENTER Project Bids

Mercer County Area Agency on Aging opened bids for the expansion and renovation of its Center for


Traficant there when constituents need help

Opinion: Traficant there when constituents need help EDITOR: I don't know what is wrong with Ohio


A MISTAKE, NOT A CONSPIRACY

Opinion: Anchorage Daily News: Let's count the overreactions -- so far -- to the matter of an obscure


Is steady crime rate good news or bad?

Opinion: The preliminary figures for 2000 are in, and overall, says the FBI, the overall crime index hasn't


Breast-feeding groups

Breast-feeding groups WARREN -- "Latch On" Breastfeeding Support Group will meet Monday from 2 to