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Two receive jail sentences for stealing

MERCER, Pa. -- An area man who earlier this year pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property has

OFFICERS Fran Wilson elected president of Trumbull County LWV

WARREN -- Fran Wilson was elected president of the League of Women Voters of Trumbull County during

Ohioans reap benefit of public health advances

Opinion: Not since the 1950s when the development of the Salk, and later Sabin, polio vaccines had citizens


St. Elizabeth James and Lacey Maass, 6361 E. Harvest Ridge, Youngstown, twins: girl and boy, June

Department has a history of problems

Missing money and employee problems are not new to the department. By AMANDA DAVIS VINDICATOR

SOUTHERN LOCAL SCHOOLS Project plans await state OK

The district has yet to find a buyer for one of the buildings that's to be vacated. By NORMAN


COURTHOUSE Renovations Courthouse improvements will include: Performing major repairs on the

POLAND Pet waste law passes

It is now mandatory for pet owners to properly dispose of animal waste when walking their pets.

Water passed tests

Water passed tests YOUNGSTOWN -- No violations of contaminant levels were found last year in the

YMHA Agency honors program graduates

The program helps people meet their goals for housing, jobs and education. By IAN HILL

SURVIVOR Shenango Valley

Sharon Regional Health System is sponsoring a weeklong personal fitness program called Shenango

Pennsylvania turtles are out searching for nesting sites

Seeing Pennsylvania's turtles on the road is not uncommon this time of year as they look for

NEWTON FALLS SCHOOLS Board, officials discuss building, renovations

The building project is in the earliest stages of planning. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK VINDICATOR

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ARENA BOARD News and notes

The board overseeing the proposed downtown civic center project handled these issues Thursday:

HERMITAGE Shenango Valley Survivor will test the fittest for fun, health

The program will challenge mind and body. HERMITAGE, Pa. -- They're calling it Shenango Valley

NURSES STRIKE Hagan: Criticism of Forum 'had the desired effect'

Hospital officials criticized the lawmaker for announcing a boycott without hearing their side of

Family copes with violence and death



SPECIAL EVENTS The Medina County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host a

YOUNGSTOWN Miscue at jail brings 3-day suspension

The sheriff's department has started second-party checks to ensure that no more inmates are released

Genealogical society to install officers

AUSTINTOWN -- The Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m.


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses David A. Bowdish, 18, of 17470 Lakewood, Lake Milton, and Mona

Workers will be union members

Of the municipal court's 28 full-time employees, 20 will become union members. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

Youngstown ASWA holds election

YOUNGSTOWN -- Elaine Scheel of Columbiana was elected president for 2001-02 when the Youngstown

Benefit carwash set

Benefit carwash set BOARDMAN -- A carwash Saturday at the Holiday Inn will benefit the charity

WASHINGTON House OKs steel provision

The amendment is a step in the right direction to help the troubled steel industry, the congressman


Opinion: Chicago Tribune: The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Monday to overturn the death sentence of John

JACK WOLLITZ Biggest catch was United Way's

Stories filled the air around the Pine Lake social hall last Saturday like bees in an apple orchard.

SCOTT SHALAWAY Welcome to the big city, Mr Bear!

Last month I wrote a column about Baltimore orioles and suggested they could be attracted with grape

Windham man's Blazer stolen, found in pond

Windham man's Blazer stolen, found in pond WARREN -- A 23-year-old Windham man told police he was

Institutions taking precautions against the spread of microbes

By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU Health concerns over the recent meningococcal disease

MIKE BRAUN Ohio's sportsmen gave DOW a hand

When Gov. Bob Taft signed the state budget for 2002-2003 last week, he vindicated the scores of

TRUMBULL COUNTY Officials mull purchase of 4 defibrillators

The automated machines have vocal instructions for users, commissioners say. By STEPHEN SIFF

HERMITAGE Officials to consider changes in zoning

A study group has been formed to determine if some change is advisable. By HAROLD GWIN

MERCER COUNTY Courthouse to improve inside and out

Funding will come from a $34 million bond issue. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU

BOARDMAN DeBartolo creates new division

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN The Boardman Holiday Inn will be used as a model for future growth.

GAIL WHITE His music matured with the help of children

"Welcome to the Nutshell," Chip Richter of Columbiana said as I walked into his studio.

World of Reading at Newton Falls library

World of Reading at Newton Falls library NEWTON FALLS -- Beginning Tuesday, pupils in grades 7-12

Hot line clears up confusion

STAFF/WIRE REPORTS "Doesn't hurt." With those words, Salem High School sophomore Andy Place summed

YOUNGSTOWN School board sues church over building

The proposed sale of the building two years ago was never finalized, the board's attorney said.

Apartment fire

Apartment fire HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Television and audio equipment may have been the source of a fire

WARREN City will hire new workers

The city is still on a shoestring budget, the mayor says, and will not use new tax dollars to hire

Water department chief faced discipline before

A probe is being handled by city police and an unidentified\ law enforcement agency. By AMANDA C.


FOR HELP: Stark County Health Department hot line (866) 782-7526.

BOARDMAN DeBartolo creates a new division

The Boardman Holiday Inn will be used as a model for future growth. BOARDMAN -- Eddie DeBartolo's

INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

Indicted by a Mahoning County grand jury: Eric D. Repass, 34, Jackson Center, Pa.; possession of

Chief makes racial sensitivity a priority in his department



SHOOTING Trap event results Results of recent Amateur Trapshooting Association events:

Phillies, Cubs are top NL surprises

The arrival of interleague play signals the completion of the first third of the Major League

Democrats have a chance to prove critics wrong

Opinion: Now that they're in the majority in the United States Senate, Democrats can either show the American

Outbreak pulls at counties' purse strings

An emergency official said it's the same scenario as a tornado or bad chemical spill. By BOB


SPECIAL AUDIT Water department The state performed a special audit of the city's water

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DOW officer makes rare turtle discovery

Trumbull County's wildlife officer trapped an animal that wasn't supposed to exist here. SPECIAL

RECALL Dell batteries

What: About 284,000 batteries used in Dell notebook-style personal computers. Reason: The

NURSES STRIKE Hagan calls for Forum boycott if no deal by Monday

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN YOUNGSTOWN -- Forum Health's failure to settle with striking registered