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YSU Interim dean appointed for Arts and Sciences

The incoming interim dean has served as YSU's director of faculty relations for the past three

Pupils to get math tutoring

FARRELL, Pa. -- The Farrell Area School District will offer a university-designed mathematics

Atkinson-Pink nuptial plans are announced

EAST PALESTINE -- Sharon K. Atkinson and Timothy A. Pink, both of East Palestine, are engaged.

GREENVILLE, PA. Officials consider change in emergency response

Some people are calling private ambulance services directly in an emergency rather than dialing 911.

CRESTVIEW SCHOOLS Teachers get lessons in real-world education

A county engineer said dealing with people from all walks of life is important to success. By

WARREN LAYOFFS Court rules against city

The city will have to pay nearly $200,000 if it loses on appeal. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR


On Monday, Austintown Township trustees voted 2-1 to approve the township zoning commission's

He should know better

Opinion: It would seem that after 16 years in Congress, James A. Traficant Jr. would know when he has to file

CRAIG BEACH Group wants voters to decide proposal for 1% income tax

The mayor says local residents could have commented on the tax at earlier meetings. By IAN HILL

Eucharistic celebration at St. Casimir Church

Eucharistic celebration at St. Casimir Church YOUNGSTOWN -- "A Walk with Jesus" is the theme for

WARREN Former assistant fire chief files lawsuit over dismissal

The safety-service director said he had not talked to the assistant chief for several months.

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP Trustees ask governor for speedy appraisal

Trustees are checking paving bids after one bid was much lower than others. By SUSAN BERLIN

WARREN TOWNSHIP Funding for waterline is just about in place

The total project will cost around $1.35 million. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

Good neighbors don't stick others with the bill

Opinion: Good neighbors don't stick others with the bill If a guy wire holding a TV antenna on my roof

NILES Library board buys restaurant-bar to give McKinley project more room

The additional lot gives the library board about 90 feet of Main Street frontage for the project.

HUBBARD Library awards contracts for facility expansion, revamp

Work at the Hubbard Public Library will take about a year to complete. HUBBARD -- The Hubbard

SHARON Only 1 will have a blast

No one will be allowed closer than 1,000 feet to the bridge when it falls. By HAROLD GWIN

2 policemen honored for off-duty rescue

FARRELL, Pa. -- Southwest Mercer County Regional Police Commission has recognized two officers who

Man arrested on cross-burning charges

JAMESTOWN, Pa. -- A borough man is in Mercer County Jail, charged with burning a cross in the yard

Caren Compton to be married to Keith A. Sallaz in July ceremony

Plans for their upcoming marriage are being announced Caren Compton, 3627 Erie St., Youngstown, and

Sandra Karaba, Frank Patti set wedding date

Plans for their upcoming marriage are being revealed by Sandra Elaine Karaba of Middleburg Heights


St. Elizabeth Sonya Gordon, 123 N. Forest Ave., Youngstown, girl, June 11. Gabriel and Chandra

WARREN Alleging abuse, Youngstown man sues police officer

Police records say the plaintiff charged the officer after running into traffic wearing only

2 to face charges in kidnap-robbery

WARREN -- A teen and man from Warren have been charged with aggravated robbery, kidnapping and


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Manuel J. Rodriquez, 22, of 1759 Dassie Circle, #62, Spring

Try rolling back attitude

Opinion: When a company's sales are pushing $200 billion, it's understandable that it wouldn't bend over

STRUTHERS Ohioan gets jail in bomb scare

A limo driver alerted police to the bomb scare after hearing his passenger's conversation.

COLUMBIANA CO. SHERIFF Department changes its policy in cost of serving court papers

The department will charge for every trip necessary to serve the papers. By NORMAN LEIGH


AGENDA THURSDAY Trumbull Career and Technical Center Board of Education, 7 p.m., 528 Educational

MAHONING COUNTY Lawyer wants murder trial to be moved

The jury pool has been tainted by pretrial publicity, Batcho's lawyer says. By BOB JACKSON

Ladensack-Petty wedding planned at St. Matthias

Raynae Ladensack, 911 Gary Ave., Girard, and David Petty, 474 Melbourne Ave., Boardman, are

SALEM City picks former officer to be new safety director

The director was chosen from among nearly a dozen applicants for the part-time post. By NORMAN

GIRARD Boys State immerses students in civics

Creating a mock government is part of the students' hands-on workshop. GIRARD -- Sixteen students

GREENVILLE, PA. Association renews hunt for director

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- The Greenville Area Leisure Services Association has reopened the application

GAIL WHITE At Beatitude House, they expect divine intervention

Ten years ago, Sister Margaret Sheetz envisioned the idea of the Beatitude House in Youngstown. She


Scoring woes: The Indians are 0-11 when they score three runs or fewer. Thome milestone: Jim

SCRAPPERS 2001 roster

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YOUNGSTOWN House passes nature issue

Valley legislators want the area to benefit from the proposed environmental cleanup and preservation

Lisa A. Hopes, Brian Olverson plan wedding

YOUNGSTOWN -- Announcing plans for the summer wedding of Lisa Ann Hopes and Brian Christopher

Lawyer faces state hearing

The county assistant prosecutor will continue to try cases until his hearing. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK

Tessa Bowman to be bride of Chris Martin

Tessa Bowman, a daughter of Linda Eck of Niles, and Chris Martin, a son of Loran and Louise Martin

VIENNA M*A*S*H Bash offers auction items

Jamie Farr, the actor who played Cpl. Klinger in the long-running TV series, has been invited to

HAPPY 107th BIRTHDAY Frankie Augusta Smith

Born: June 12, 1894, in Birmingham, Ala. Residence: Ridge Crest Care Center, Warren. Husband:

Scrappers have 10 familiar faces

The 2001 roster has a good mix of veterans and rookies and even one player from Ohio. By BRIAN


EDUCATION AT WORK The business connection Some Crestview High School teachers are visiting these

GAO reroutes request for prison probe

A federal spokeswoman said that prison overcrowding poses no danger. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR

Columbiana woman dies in 2-vehicle crash

Columbiana woman dies in 2-vehicle crash SALEM -- A Columbiana woman was killed in a two-vehicle

WARREN COUNCIL Concerns noted on bus service

The contribution of $46,832 would be based on Warren's population. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR

NEW CASTLE Studies to redo spin on homes

A new form of public housing could eliminate housing projects and integrate families into

Melissa Wirth, Mr. Hetmanski to wed July 14

GIRARD -- Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Wirth of Girard are announcing the engagement of their daughter,

Miss Gemmell, Gene Seman to wed at gardens

Melanie Dawn Gemmell and Gene Allen Seman, both of 441 Cannon St., Niles, are announcing their

Indians waiting to make a deal

CLEVELAND -- Over the past six baseball seasons, Indians general manager John Hart has often gone

Grim deaths at hands of Philippine terrorists

Opinion: As if the world does not have enough trouble with fanatical extremist groups like the Taliban in

Leesa Brose, Mr. Jacubenta to be married

Leesa Brose, 1659 Mayfield Ave., Youngstown, and Alan P. Jacubenta, 3203 Ingleside Drive, Parma, are

LAWRENCE COUNTY Granges oppose fly ash dump

The annual paving project will begin soon. By Mary Grzebieniak VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

Miss Economus to be bride of Mr. Flaherty

Julie Anne Economus of Lakewood, a daughter of George and Adele Economus, 4510 Euclid Blvd.,

Ellen Watson and Raymond Roop to be married

CANFIELD -- Ellen Iona Mayberry Watson and Raymond Franklin Roop, both of Canfield, are announcing

Shuey struggles in ninth

By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF CLEVELAND -- Indians reliever Paul Shuey fell apart in

YOUNGSTOWN Educator to propose raising bar for grades

A year's warning would give students fair notification for the new requirement. By PETER H.

McDonald schools kick off projects

McDonald schools kick off projects McDONALD -- A groundbreaking ceremony for construction of a

School shift not advised

The superintendent of Youngstown schools said the transfer would push city schools toward fiscal

Mary N. Vinion, Michael Kushner are engaged

Announcement is being made of the engagement of Mary Nicole Vinion, daughter of Samuel and Charliene

Accosted by naked man

Accosted by naked man AUSTINTOWN -- A 16-year-old Austintown girl was accosted Tuesday night near