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YOUNGSTOWN Board awards streets project

The city also refused to hire the apparent low bidder last year for the resurfacing program. By


Plenty of success stories to focus on at university

Opinion: Plenty of success stories to focus on at university EDITOR: I was dismayed and disheartened to


BIRTHS

BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Amanda Whisonant and David Schmucker, 4 Diane Court, Niles, boy, June 8.


Startled elephant escapes pen at zoo

Startled elephant escapes pen at zoo DENVER -- An elephant escaped Sunday from a bathing area at


CORVETTE SHOW

CORVETTE SHOW If you go What: Seventh Annual Mahoning Valley Corvette Club Father's Day Car


NUTRITION PROGRAMS In the area

MAHONING COUNTY Dacas HotMeals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 12 locations in Mahoning


YOUNGSTOWN St. E's suit against McDonald's moves to U.S. District Court

McDonald's Restaurant ignored a written notice to leave hospital property. YOUNGSTOWN -- An


YOUNGSTOWN Cops catch 2 teen-agers in possession of guns

Both the males are facing three charges each, police said. YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown police


WARREN Liberty man set for trial in killing

The defendant was sent to a mental facility until he was deemed competent to stand trial. By


Novel series encourages kids to read

Authors of 'Times Soldiers' combine exciting story lines with realistic special effects to attract


A look ahead at hope, and back at sadness

YSU football coach Jon Heacock, a West Branch alumnus, gave an emotional commencement address. By


Watershed workshop

Watershed workshop YOUNGSTOWN -- A workshop on watershed protection planning will be June 25 at


Charter school questions

Opinion: We're confused by the Ohio General Assembly's blind love affair with the charter school movement.


Bell choir performs

Bell choir performs POLAND -- The Classical Bells, a 15-member handbell choir from Detroit, will


AGENDA

AGENDA TUESDAY Youngstown Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. in board room of the Irene L. Ward


ONE-ON-ONE | Rev. Lillie B. North She has pieced together a patchwork for the Lord

Q. When did you become a minister? A. I was ordained in 1983 but prior to that I was a minister. I


MAHONING VALLEY Group sends medical machines to Slovakia

The CAT scan and mammography machines worth $250,000 were donated by retiring physicians. By PETER


Bush administration moves to protect American steel against predatory practices

Opinion: We knew it wasn't too much to ask of an administration, and now President George W. Bush has proved


JEFFERSON -- Nuptial vows were exchanged at 4 p.m. May 17 at Ashtabula County Courthouse by Julia A.

JEFFERSON -- Nuptial vows were exchanged at 4 p.m. May 17 at Ashtabula County Courthouse by Julia A.


GETTING KIDS TO READ

GETTING KIDS TO READ Encourage children to read aloud. Kids of all ages enjoy reading aloud to


WORTH A LOOK

FESTIVALS XJefferson Depot Inc. will hold a strawberry festival/craft bazaar from 11 a.m. to 7


Research shows boys prefer nonfiction.

Research shows boys prefer nonfiction. By VERONICA GORLEY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN


SRU trustees appoint 3 new administrators

Trustees named the baseball stadium after an alumnus who donated $500,000 toward the stadium.


LAURA KORNBAU KEITH MENOUGH

LAURA KORNBAU KEITH MENOUGH BOARDMAN -- The gazebo in Boardman Township Park was the setting at 5


JODIE WHITE ALLEN STRATTON

JODIE WHITE ALLEN STRATTON SALEM -- Jodie A. White and Allen L. Stratton, both of 9920 Sena Lane,


LOCAL

LOCAL Boros wins again SUMMIT POINT, W.Va. -- Glenn Boros won his third race in a row recently


REGION Owners are changing tires in wake of recall

A Boardman dealer is trying to replace Firestone tires before summer temperatures rise. By SEAN


YAFWC presents awards, scholarships

NEW SPRINGFIELD -- The Youngstown Area Federation of Women's Clubs held its annual awards and


LORDSTOWN Paving projects on village roads are set to start

Installation began on sanitary sewers last fall. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


The Vindicator

The Vindicator HUMANITARIAN EFFORT: Joe Sedzmak of Boardman, left, and Steve Bacon of Poland stand


PROFILE Rev. Lillie B. North

Age: 78. Hometown: Campbell. Occupation: Pastor of Friends House Chapel and founder/executive


Teens In Action club wins national award

Teens In Action club wins national award CANFIELD -- A club sponsored by the Mahoning Valley


MAHONING VALLEY ECONOMY Recession? Yes, no, maybe

Local counties are in a recession as their manufacturing plants struggle, a researcher says. By


WARREN Program teaches tennis, life skills

A regional tennis rally is being planned for July at YSU. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


YOUNGSTOWN Students win award for volunteer work at shelter

By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Despite Kate Florig's preparations, the


While cutting tree, Pa. man dies after hitting high-voltage line

While cutting tree, Pa. man dies after hitting high-voltage line BROOKFIELD -- A 32-year-old


MERCER COUNTY Three go to prison for assaulting man

The men had pleaded guilty to one of several charges against them. By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR


MAHONING VALLEY Getting fathers hooked on 'vettes

Entry fees are going to local charities and scholarships. By ASHLEY POWERS VINDICATOR STAFF


Lightning causes fire

Lightning causes fire SHARON, Pa. -- An early morning thunderstorm delivered a lightning strike to


AMANDA COSS ROBERT RUDOLPH

AMANDA COSS ROBERT RUDOLPH HAVELOCK, N.C. -- The marriage of Lance Cpl. Robert A. Rudolph of


By NORMAN LEIGH

By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU LISBON -- When Korisa McCoy heads to the University of


LORDSTOWN Paving to begin on 2 area roads

Installation began on sanitary sewers last fall. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


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COLUMBIANA Reading programs aim to keep the pages turning

The city's library offers programs for all ages. By VERONICA GORLEY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


YOUNGSTOWN -- Harriet Emily Penner, a daughter of David and Benita Penner of Youngstown, and Erik

YOUNGSTOWN -- Harriet Emily Penner, a daughter of David and Benita Penner of Youngstown, and Erik


Trauma turns to triumph

A young man's 1998 graduation was delayed by a serious accident. By PHIL NOVAK VINDICATOR


NORTH LIMA 'Party' lady is crafty

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN The party coordinator also prepares special events for the corporate


MARY FRANCES VARGA JAMES O'MARA

MARY FRANCES VARGA JAMES O'MARA SHARON, Pa. -- After a honeymoon in Hawaii, Mr. and Mrs. James


Ikebana chapter holds flower show

YOUNGSTOWN -- Ikebana Youngstown Chapter held a two-day flower show and tea June 2 and 3 at the D.D.