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YOUNGSTOWN Suit seeks to get help for girl in baby killing

The girl's lawyer said he won't leave the juvenile center without her. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


MAHONING VALLEY Wireless service aims to be a Cingular sensation here

The company will start out with five local retail centers and a sales force of 50. By CYNTHIA


Red Cross is running low on blood

CLEVELAND -- Area blood supplies are so low the American Red Cross is not able to meet the requests


GIRARD Former WWF star pleads innocent to two charges

GIRARD -- Professional wrestler Jake "The Snake" Roberts says he didn't try to slither out of town


BOXING Expo Center bouts to follow Scrappers

Among fighters on the card are Youngstown's James McClendon and Warren's E.T. Whittaker. By SAL


EAST LIVERPOOL Hospital offers baby boot camp to educate expecting fathers

By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU EAST LIVERPOOL -- There are no push-ups or wind sprints


SHENANGO Second man dies from tree-trimming accident

The first death itook place Sunday in Masury. WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- A Shenango Township


SHARON Patriot's nationalism flies high with flag

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU SHARON, Pa. -- Leo Germadnik of Yankee Run Road,


Open Haus

The 52-room hotel near Das Dutch Haus opens for business today. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR


ELKTON PRISON Agency studies request for probe

The agency being asked to investigate reports to the U.S. attorney general and to Congress. By


Miss Stanfield, Ryan Elliott to wed in July

COLUMBIANA -- William and Marta Stanfield, 846 Fairfield School Road, announce the forthcoming


YOUNGSTOWN Killer convicted, faces 15 years to life

The Early Road man shot another man Jan. 16, 2000. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER


Tiffany Reece, Eric Clark plan July wedding

AUSTINTOWN -- Eric A. and Deborah Clark, 5694 Colgate Drive, are announcing the engagement of their


Living behind a locked gate gives condo dwellers a feeling of security and privacy, developers

Living behind a locked gate gives condo dwellers a feeling of security and privacy, developers


Group seeks donations for surgery expenses

Group seeks donations for surgery expenses YOUNGSTOWN -- Students for Quality of Life, a health


RETHINKING NUCLEAR POWER

Opinion: Toronto Globe and Mail: Two news items this week illustrate the divergence among major Western


OHIO Brownfield cleanup funding would help Mahoning Valley

The bill's sponsor expects the governor to sign it into law by the end of summer. By DAVID


CHAMPION Former workers offer ideas for savings

CHAMPION -- The Trumbull Career and Technical Center board will consider proposals from former


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Social Security reform demands an open process

Opinion: A year ago or two ago, as the bull market continued to charge forward, everyone was saying that the


MAHONING VALLEY Warm weather brings warning about ozone

Avoid refueling and lawn mowing and drive less on hot, sunny days to reduce air pollution, the


GIRARD Former WWF star due in court on two charges

Jake 'The Snake' is charged with drunken-driving. GIRARD -- Professional wrestler Jake "The Snake"


JAMES A. TRAFICANT JR. Trips were free but far from fancy

The congressman's name is near the bottom of the list of his Ohio colleagues who took advantage of


TRUMBULL COUNTY Expert: Suspect may be insane, but it's no excuse

The witness has consulted on high-profile cases. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


SQP SALE Creditor payments

Secured creditors for Sharpsville Quality Products have agreed on a plan for the disbursement of


WEEKEND EVENTS

WEEKEND EVENTS What's happening The Greater Youngstown Area SoapBox Derby kicks off Saturday on


SHARPSVILLE, PA. Creditors agree on splitting money

The creditors got less than $900,000 on debts of more than $2.3 million. By HAROLD GWIN


Columbiana derby is set for Saturday

COLUMBIANA -- The seventh annual Super Kids Classic soapbox derby will be at noon Saturday at


GAIL WHITE A heart for fatherhood sparks a quest to adopt

This will be a special Father's Day for Brian Rozzi of New Castle. It will be the first time he has


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS XA new local chapter of the American Business Women's Association will meet at 6:30


YOUNGSTOWN CSC asks judge to schedule auction

The motion asks the judge to let assets be auctioned as a whole or in three parts, but not


LORDSTOWN GM plant's productivity improves

The Lordstown plant ranks fifth out of 10 subcompact plants in North America. By DON SHILLING


GM productivity improves

By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR BUSINESS EDITOR LORDSTOWN -- The Lordstown Assembly Plant improved


NEW CASTLE Phone-service switch irks Verizon workers

City officials plan to take a closer look at the Cascade Park deed. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR


MAHONING VALLEY Professionals branch out through networking event

First Fridays event provides opportunities for networking, socializing and jazz entertainment. By


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth George and Mary Krinos, 728 Edmond St., Hubbard, girl, June 14. Tom and Kate


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AUSTINTOWN DRUGS Judge rules in cases of 5 teens

One of the teens was suspended from high school before his arrest on drug charges. AUSTINTOWN --


Woman reports being shot in arm

Woman reports being shot in arm WARREN -- Elysia Williams of Warren reported that an unidentified


Hennessey awaits his next Giant step

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF YOUNGSTOWN -- Now a former Youngstown State University


Fire captain decides to retire from job, run for trustee post

Fire captain decides to retire from job, run for trustee post LIBERTY -- The most senior township


Charter schools provide GOP with voters, money

Opinion: Charter schools provide GOP with voters, money EDITOR: Your June 11 editorial asking about the


WARREN To save, trustees release counsel

Trustees will use the city's law department if it needs counsel. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR


GM Lordstown's future continues to look good

Opinion: General Motors Corp. executives who will be deciding the fate of the Lordstown assembly facility


YOUNGSTOWN Derby champion: Race changed life

Nearly 90 drivers have entered this year's Soap Box Derby. By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR STAFF


INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

The following people were indicted by a Mahoning County grand jury: John M. Ericson, 22, Melbourne


Langley-Merchant wedding to be held in Hubbard

Plans for their forthcoming marriage are being announced by Lawrence Edward Merchant Jr. and Kandace


NILES Law director rules on disclosing tax tally

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF NILES -- The city's income-tax department can divulge


SHARON CITY SCHOOLS District considers options in light of possible IRS audit

Officials are not sure if the retirement plan has been running in compliance with IRS regulations.


Sweet Adelines compete in regionals; elect officers

Sweet Adeline Chorus participated in the regional competition involving choruses in Sweet Adeline


Valley fanfare precedes Utica trip

Call it an introduction that serves as motivation and inspiration. On the eve of their first game


WINNING DRIVERS Past derby champions The Greater Youngstown Area SoapBox Derby began in 1934. Winners were:

1934 John A. Frazier. 1935 Bobby Harris. 1936 Bobby Harris. 1960 Ralph LaCivita. 1965 Roy


STAGE REVIEW Brilliant performances highlight 'Brothers'

A highly talented cast was showcased in the musical's regional debut. By GARRY L. CLARK


Judge rules in cases of 5 teens

AUSTINTOWN -- Five teens were sentenced this week on charges resulting from an investigation into


Poland K. of C. conducts election at meeting

POLAND -- Jim Carlos was elected grand knight of Poland Council 4471, Knights of Columbus, during a


MERCER COUNTY Building renewal work is approved

The renovation project is under way and will take more than a year. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK


FORUM HEALTH STRIKE Nurses seek support from commissioners

Commissioners haven't decided whether to take a side in the labor dispute. By BOB JACKSON


SURPLUS FOOD

SURPLUS FOOD Kirwan Community Center, 75 Jackson Drive, Campbell, sponsored by Neighborhood


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT Two stories this week said Eastgate Regional Council of Governments has kicked in


They've got CLASS

They've got CLASS NORTH LIMA -- A new program aimed at uniting the Beaver Township Police


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Laurence J. Haley, 22, of 466 W. Ravenwood Ave., Youngstown,


Victim is all wet

Victim is all wet YOUNGSTOWN -- A woman in her parked car on Hudson Avenue near Sheridan