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Boy reports threat, damage to vehicle

BOARDMAN -- A 16-year-old Boardman resident told police that about 10 to 15 people threatened him


NOT SUCH A GREAT WALL

Opinion: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune: What a dreamer was China's Emperor Qin Shihuangdi. Some 2,200


Health hazards

Health hazards Grilling makes mouthwatering food but also can pose some health hazards, according


Commissioners extend authority to issue bonds

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The Lawrence County Industrial Development Authority will be around for another


West Farmington man gets eight years for attempted rape

WARREN -- A 29-year-old West Farmington man convicted of two counts of attempted rape and one count


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TRUMBULL COUNTY Warren hesitates to join door-to-door rides system

Lawmakers want input from the public. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN --


Sharing a lifeline with inmates

Prisoners learned from young people, who said they learned from the prisoners. By D.A. WILKINSON


YOUNGSTOWN City revives pride award

Honored residents will get a yard sign and a plaque for their well-kept homes. By ROGER G. SMITH


YOUNGSTOWN Company requests tax deal

The distributor wants to build a cooler, refrigerator and freezer at Ross Industrial Park. By


YOUNGSTOWN Zoning board OKs McDonald's proposal

There should be no problem with police or fire protection despite straddling the city-Boardman line.


AGENDA

AGENDA THURSDAY Austintown Township Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., township building, 82


Troth announced by Stacey Savich, George Semer

BOARDMAN -- Stacey M. Savich and George M. Semer, both of 4071 Glenwood Ave., are announcing their


Office opens in health center for women

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- The Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon isn't quite finished, but a Hermitage


Delphi's planned plant leaner than first imagined

WARREN -- Delphi Packard Electric Systems is scaling back plans for its new Vienna plant. Company


Authorities seek cause of fatal fire in Hartford

HARTFORD -- Township fire and police departments are investigating the cause of a blaze that killed


Woman faces solicitation charge

AUSTINTOWN -- A 21-year-old Toledo woman using the CB radio name Snow was arrested today on charges


A continuing series

A continuing series Last month: A three-day Vindicator series outlined reader attitudes on blight,


Man reportedly swung hatchet during dispute

Man reportedly swung hatchet during dispute AUSTINTOWN -- Police are investigating a report that


U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES English's bill would spur home sales

The program could be a boon to working families who need a little help buying a house. By HAROLD


SHARON Family escapes house fire

The family had to be rescued from a rear porch roof. SHARON, Pa. -- A Sherman Avenue family


Arena board looks at legal applicants

YOUNGSTOWN -- Four legal firms or lawyers are seeking to represent the board overseeing the proposed


NEW YORK/PENN LEAGUE Scrappers start with a loss

First-year manager Dave Turgeon wasn't upset with the 6-1 setback to Utica. By BRIAN RICHESSON


Dennis-Novits engagement is made known

Announcement is being made by Robert and Barbara Dennis, 422 N. Hazelwood Ave., Youngstown, and


Suzanne Bates, Jeffrey Oesch to be wed in fall

UTICA, Mich. -- Suzanne Marie Bates and Jeffrey Alan Oesch, both of 45980 Spring Lane, are revealing


TRUMBULL COUNTY Liberty man is guilty of voluntary manslaughter

A judge said he did not believe Phil Mike should be found innocent by reason of insanity. By PEGGY


Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these documents:

Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these documents: TRANSFERS Speedway Superamerica


Woman to be tested in possible drugging at bar

AUSTINTOWN -- A 25-year-old Youngstown woman told police that a drug might have been slipped into


YOUNGSTOWN Deal to spur growth of Home Savings

Home's parent company expects to close the deal on July 1. YOUNGSTOWN -- United Community


Fire destroys vacant duplex house

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Fire of undetermined origin destroyed a vacant duplex house at 310-3101/2 Pine


LAWRENCE COUNTY Probe continues into baby's death

By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Investigators say the apartment


Staff evacuates residents after fire at center

AUSTINTOWN -- The residents of Austinwoods Nursing Center were evacuated for about 10 minutes after


ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball and softball

BASEBALL Babe Ruth (14-15) Sluggers 11, J & amp; W Crown Limo 7 -- Josh McKenney struck out


Pulaski girl, 16, dies in crash of pickup truck

GUSTAVUS -- A 16-year-old Pulaski Township, Pa., girl was killed early today after the pickup truck


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Scrappers at Utica Blue Sox. When: 7:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).


Lisa A. Skruck, Jon Carpenter to be married

McDONALD -- Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Skruck Jr., 431 Illinois Ave., are announcing the engagement of


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT The second annual Trumbull County Red Cross M*A*S*H* Bash will be at 6 p.m.


DRIVERS EDUCATION Seniors keep up with changes in bodies and laws

The 55 Alive course teaches older drivers some new tips. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


Boy faces charges in holdup of market

LOWELLVILLE -- Police Chief William Vance arrested a 16-year-old Poland Township boy less than 10


BIRTHS

BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Crystal Kohn, 4733 Smith-Stewart Road, Vienna, girl, June 19. Christopher


SCRAPPERS NOTEBOOK From Utica, N.Y.

Not wasting any time: By the time the first pitch was thrown, the Cleveland Indians already had


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Docket entries State of Ohio vs. Bruce Hicks, sentenced to three years for