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NIGHT LIFE AND OTHER DIVERSIONS For hours of operation and event listings, call these locations

CLUBS OR DANCE HALLS Varsity Club Bar and Grill 2702 Market St., Youngstown (330) 782-0671


JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Get new air conditioner to save money and Earth

Q. Although it's noisy, my 12-year-old central air-conditioner still runs. With electric rates going


AMY MALMSBERRY CHRISTOPHER KAYE

AMY MALMSBERRY CHRISTOPHER KAYE COCONUT GROVE, Fla. -- Christopher George Kaye and his bride, the


Night or day, teens can find fun in the Valley

Young people are warding off summer boredom at local hot spots like Pogo's, The Mill, Quaker Steak


Local legislators embarrass the Valley

Opinion: Local legislators embarrass the Valley EDITOR: What an embarrassment. First, our noble


Edwards jubilee is celebrated at Boardman park

BOARDMAN -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Garold Edwards, 153 Green Bay Drive, was


ROBYN REEBEL JASON TRIVERI

ROBYN REEBEL JASON TRIVERI YOUNGSTOWN -- The Rev. Brian Mulcahy solemnized the marriage of Robyn


Many of the kids call for more area skateparks.

Many of the kids call for more area skateparks. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


EAST LIVERPOOL Lou Holtz golf outing is June 25

Paul Hornung is among the celebrities scheduled to appear at a kickoff banquet. EAST LIVERPOOL --


HERMITAGE Fund-raiser offers advice to Canine Companions

Telling people about the benefits of the program is one of the best ways to raise money to support


MAHONING VALLEY Local girls win highest Scout awards

One of the troop service projects was having a sports clinic for younger Girl Scouts. NILES --


Valley must have a say in how state dollars spent

Opinion: If there is such a thing as fairness in state government, the speaker of the Ohio House of


Wissingers mark golden event during party

BOARDMAN -- A party May 26 at the Lockwood House in Boardman honored Mr. and Mrs. Benton H.


WHAT'S DOING?

SPECIAL EVENTS The Sunnybrook Trout Club in Sandusky, Ohio, will host it's annual Wulf School of


CURRENT PRICES Across the nation

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the


SHARON SHANKS | The Cosmos Reading suggestions given for starry, summer nights

People sometimes ask me how I come up with the topics for the column each week. Most of my ideas


KERRI SALTSMAN JON HENDRICKS

KERRI SALTSMAN JON HENDRICKS YOUNGSTOWN -- The rose garden at Fellows Riverside Gardens of Mill


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY Mount Olivet United Church of Christ, 410 South Range Road (state Route


Stand-ins needed

Stand-ins needed LISBON -- People of all ages are needed for a video that will be shown during


MIKE BRAUN PETA goes to a new level

First, the animal-rights crowd thought it had us with its ever-popular theme of "a rat is a pig is a


INFORMATION

INFORMATION If you go The next Women's Adventure Challenge is scheduled for July 1 to 3 and Oct.


Talks to resume

Talks to resume YOUNGSTOWN -- Negotiations will resume Monday evening in an effort to end the


AGENDA

AGENDA MONDAY McDonald Board of Education, 7:15 p.m., high school library. Boardman Board of


Mashika jubilee marked by trip and family dinner

AUSTINTOWN -- A family dinner took place June 9 at Alberini's restaurant, Niles, to honor the 50th


PATRICIA C. SYAK | Symphony notes Board has many duties

A voluntary spirit and philanthropic instinct are driving forces behind many societies. Nowhere else


The Pittmanns feted for jubilee at reception

POLAND -- Mr. and Mrs. John Pittmann, 6725 Luteran Lane, were honored June 16 during reception at


Talk to focus on history of Italian-Americans

Talk to focus on history of Italian-Americans NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A talk about Italian-American


LYNNE PATTERSON STEPHEN MOHR

LYNNE PATTERSON STEPHEN MOHR AUSTINTOWN -- Lynne Marie Patterson, 4551 Woodhurst Drive, became the


WARREN Police to attend diversity training

Budget cuts put diversity training and other programs on the back burner. By AMANDA C. DAVIS


MOLLY READER MICHAEL JOHNSON

MOLLY READER MICHAEL JOHNSON YOUNGSTOWN -- Molly Lynn Reader and Michael Alan Johnson, both of


AMY MODERALLI SCOTT O'HARA

AMY MODERALLI SCOTT O'HARA YOUNGSTOWN -- A honeymoon at Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic


Family event held to honor Giddens jubilee

YOUNGSTOWN -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Giddens, 448 Cleveland St., was


Shreves to mark 50th anniversary with their family

WESTERVILLE -- Dr. and Mrs. Robert P. Shreve, 742 Pepper Court, formerly of Austintown, who were


WITH THE VETS Veterans meetings

Meeting schedule for the week of June 17: MONDAY United Veterans Council, at Mahoning Veterans


KIM KENNEDY RYAN ALLEN

KIM KENNEDY RYAN ALLEN NORTH LIMA -- Honeymooning in Hawaii are Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Allen, who


LAWYERS

LAWYERS Earns license for Ohio Pamela S. Hrina has earned her license to practice law in the


Resident mourns loss of husband and son

A few days after her husband's funeral, the son of the village woman was killed in a car accident.


Sibling class planned

Sibling class planned SHARON, Pa. -- The Women's Center of Sharon Regional Health System will have


Running a few ideas up the flagpole

Let's throw this against the wall and see if it sticks: Are you concerned the Indians went 2-4


EUGENIA ANDERSON STEVEN AUBEL

EUGENIA ANDERSON STEVEN AUBEL POLAND -- Poland Presbyterian Church was the setting at 4 p.m. May


By REBECCA SLOAN

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT WHAT'S HOT IN LAWN decoration this summer? Just look


Carlson jubilee celebrated at family dinner

POLAND -- Mr. and Mrs. C. Walter Carlson, 1662 Meadowbrook Ave., were guests of honor at a family


KIMBERLY JORDAN HAL BURCH

KIMBERLY JORDAN HAL BURCH PITTSBURGH -- Kimberly Jordan, Pittsburgh, became the bride of Hal


Sharing stories of the attack

Several Mahoning Valley men talked about a day that has lived in infamy. By SEAN BARRON


Schmidt stifles Indians

Jason Schmidt struggled early then settled down as Pittsburgh beat the Tribe again, 6-4. By TOM


SCOTT SHALAWAY Some summer reading can be a real mystery

Rachel Porter, an agent for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, first caught my attention in 1997


SERENITY: David Robyak of Honolulu sits on a rock along the Olomana Trail in Oahu, Hawaii. Oahu's

SERENITY: David Robyak of Honolulu sits on a rock along the Olomana Trail in Oahu, Hawaii. Oahu's


AP Photo

AP Photo BREATHTAKING: Gnarled branches frame the vast view of Hawaiian landscape one can see from


Yurcos receive papal blessing on anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Michael Yurco, 911 Compton Lane, celebrated their 50th wedding


BMX biking soars to new heights

The sport first took off in the late 1970s. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


Shillings to mark jubilee aboard Gateway Clipper

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Ward Shilling, 7495 Salinas Trail, plan to observe their 50th wedding


WNBA ROUNDUP Saturday's other games

Liberty 86, Mystics 63 NEW YORK -- Crystal Robinson scored 16 points to lead New York. Becky


Location: To get there, take the Columbus I-270 bypass south to Route 317. Watch for signs, and turn

Location: To get there, take the Columbus I-270 bypass south to Route 317. Watch for signs, and turn


Book Nook signing

Book Nook signing WARREN -- Thrity Umriger will sign copies of her debut novel, "Bombay Time"


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Cmon Sloopy Hangon7.402.802.60 Teeth of The Dog(S


girls only!

By LAURIE M. FISHER VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Our Challenge: 90 minutes of yoga, a 10-mile


LAWRENCE COUNTY Judge to put the bite on deadbeats

By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Pay up or spend time in jail.


KATHRYN EARNHART | The Butlers Legendary singer captures Italy in local exhibition

Currently on view at the Trumbull branch of The Butler Institute of American Art, located at 9350 E.


There are 14 Pearl Harbor Survivors Association members living in the Mahoning Valley area. Where

There are 14 Pearl Harbor Survivors Association members living in the Mahoning Valley area. Where


MERCER COUNTY Road work

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will be repairing various roadways in the county next


CRIME SOLVERS Mercer County

Vandalism is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers this week: Crime: Vandalism. Location:


SHARI HOLDERMAN STEVEN LAZAR

SHARI HOLDERMAN STEVEN LAZAR YOUNGSTOWN -- Shari Renee Holderman and Steven P. Lazar, both of


NOTEBOOK From PNC Park

Major League leader: Pirates closer Mike Williams has closed all 12 games of his save opportunities


MUSEUMS Area attractions

Arms Family Museum of Local History -- 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, (330) 743-2589: "Heart & amp;


By ASHLEY POWERS

By ASHLEY POWERS VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER AUSTINTOWN -- Even his name is commonplace: Bob Price.


Associated Press

Associated Press FAR-OFF VIEW: In the distance, hikers standing in this spot along the Makiki


Group hypnosis offered

Group hypnosis offered YOUNGSTOWN -- The American Lung Association of Ohio, Northeastern Branch,


ROCHEL WETZEL NATHAN WOLFE

ROCHEL WETZEL NATHAN WOLFE POLAND -- Rochel Lee Wetzel, a daughter of Ron and Ilona Wetzel, 8202


HEATING BOARD Regulations

Anyone installing heating and cooling devices in Mahoning County, besides residents of Youngstown,


Derby day in the city

Some 84 drivers took part in the race, which took place on Youngstown's North Side. By PAUL


COURTS

TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Bradley M. Cluckey, 20, of 183 Atlantic Ave. N.E., Warren, and


YOUTH

YOUTH Locals do well at YHEC event Members of the Columbiana Pathfinders and Columbiana Hawkeyes


JACK WOLLITZ Limited horsepower lakes can produce

Rarely pleased with their weather, northeastern Ohioans are notorious for blaming their woes on the


MAHONING COUNTY Permits can be key to safety, area heating board urges

Without official oversight, homeowners are at the mercy of contractors, board members say. By PAUL


Teen dance style heats things up

Local dancers say grinding isn't new but outcry against the erotic dancing is. By ASHLEY POWERS


GROVEPORT, OHIO Military museum celebrates patriotism

Owner Warren Motts turned a hobby into a military memorial that covers the Revolutionary War to the


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By THERESA HEGEL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER "Birds of the Lake Erie Region," by Carolyn V. Platt,


Sluggers belt out hits in 4th to down Astro Falcons, 10 -3

STRUTHERS --The Sluggers used a six-run fourth inning to defeat Astro Falcons 10-3 in Class B League


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Health Center Linda Veneable, 118 Jackson Drive, Youngstown, girl, June 15. Sierra


JILL CRAWFORD WILLIAM LAFLEME

JILL CRAWFORD WILLIAM LAFLEME WARREN -- The marriage of Jill Ann Crawford and William Henry


TRUMBULL COUNTY Road work

A rundown on road work scheduled by the Ohio Department of Transportation. Hubbard Township: The


YBA HALL OF FAME Group to induct three

The ceremonies will be June 24 at the ITAM Centre. YOUNGSTOWN -- Tom Posey, James "Lefty"


RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Area boxer is getting a W. Pa. following

A Youngstown boxer, thanks to television, has been picking up quite a following in Western


VETERANS

VETERANS 75th anniversary Lt. Frederick Kahn VFW Post 1423, Youngstown, celebrated its 75th