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AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball & amp; softball

BASEBALL Tri-T Pony (ages 13-14) Struthers St. Anthony's 14, Poland David's Heating 6 -- Ryan


Opinion: Toronto Globe and Mail: There are plenty of good reasons for Talisman Energy to stop operating in

Women arrested at truck stop face charges

Both women had been ordered to stay away from the truck stop. AUSTINTOWN -- Two Youngstown women

DOWNTOWN PLAN The elements

Highlights of the proposed five-year plan from downtown's redevelopment agency. It features 10

CIC Property committee

CIC's property committee handled these items Thursday: Talked about the project to bring the 7th

OHIO State parks plan to focus on improving road safety

COLUMBUS -- Law enforcement officers at selected state parks will again encourage heightened roadway

YOUNGSTOWN Plan for downtown begins to take shape

The proposed downtown plan must pass through several layers of bureaucracy before it's final. By

Lenders expect losses, OK auction

Companies continue to be interested in buying the mill, but none has stepped forward with firm


Birth Place: Austintown. Age: 31. Education: B.S. in B.A. in Accounting from Youngstown State

TRUMBULL COUNTY Infante: Warren absence can't hurt bus system

The mayor will pitch the plan to Girard officials next month. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

DAMASCUS Witmer's will rebuild feed mill ruined by fire

The fire chief estimated the loss at $200,000. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU

YOUNGSTOWN 5-year plan for downtown beginning to take shape

The proposed downtown plan must pass through several layers of bureaucracy before it's final. By


Opening day: Friday's game was delayed 10 minutes because the grounds crew forgot to paint the 45-

Oklahoma's Stoops headlines Mooney High football camp

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Cardinal Mooney High football coaching staff will host a camp for athletes in

Study recommends Rte. 18 changes

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU HERMITAGE, Pa. -- The city should protect the existing

MIKE BRAUN The right thing to do

I've been filling this space for more than 16 years. Maybe it's time to clarify a few things some

The customer lobby of the Youngstown Main Post Office, 99 S. Walnut St., will be closed from 1 to 3

The customer lobby of the Youngstown Main Post Office, 99 S. Walnut St., will be closed from 1 to 3

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Finding hope at home

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers won their first game, a 2-0 win over the Batavia Muckdogs. By BRIAN

Engineer's workers reject pact recommendation

WARREN -- Unionized employees of the Trumbull County Engineer's Department have decisively turned

Heidi J. Price and Jason Evans to be married

Mr. and Mrs. Dane Price, 3948 Carson-Salt Springs Road, Newton Falls, and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene

BOXING McPherson sets TV card at Packard

The Niles High graduate will stage a pro boxing show with two of the bouts televised. By BOB ROTH

Public relations director at YSU to resign post

The public relations director's departure is the latest in a string of administrative changes at

Jamestown man pleads guilty to ethnic intimidation charge

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- A Jamestown man accused of burning a cross in a woman's yard in Jamestown earlier

YOUNGSTOWN Big rift remains in Forum strike

The president of the nurses union said that bargaining has made no progress since the strike began.

Teen will get to blow up viaduct

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU SHARON, Pa. -- What do you wear to blow up a bridge?

Sen. Hagan defends his boycott decisions

The senator said he wanted to 'set the stage for a definition of mandatory overtime.' By WILLIAM

GAIL WHITE It's not written yet, but every mom needs this book

I have decided that at some point in my life, I will write a book. It will be titled, "Things No

INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

The following people were indicted by a Mahoning County grand jury: Shawn M. Higgs, 23, Fifth

HERMITAGE, PA. City plans to aid emergencies with sensor-activated lights

Sensors alerted by approaching sirens will turn traffic lights green. HERMITAGE, Pa. -- The city

FELLOWS RIVERSIDE GARDENS A rose is a rose is a rose ...

The festival will include demonstrations, a photo exhibit and a rose show. By IAN HILL

HOWLAND Zoning board rejects bar's exotic dancing

The bar had been offering dancing for months before zoning regulations were put into place.

Witmer's will rebuild feed mill ruined by fire

By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU DAMASCUS -- Witmer's Feed and Grain Inc. will rebuild

Rockers win

Rockers win Chasity Melvin scored a career-high 30 points and Jennifer Rizzotti doubled her

Rift remains in nurse strike


State auditor to examine Warren financial records

By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- The state is auditing the city's books

GIRARD SCHOOL Board says no to tests

The school board president said the board doesn't think more tests are needed. By TIM YOVICH

The art of the dream come true

The octogenarian has two more shows on the horizon. After that, who knows. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK

Mary Ellen Fiorino is queen of street fair

Mary Ellen Fiorino is queen of street fair CORTLAND -- Mary Ellen Fiorino, 18, daughter of Pam and

Way Station to have lunch for children

Way Station to have lunch for children COLUMBIANA -- The Way Station again will be host of

SCOTT SHALAWAY Wetland assassins are human-friendly

Naturalists who enjoy watching and studying animal behavior are often frustrated by the difficulty

Pact OK will allow plant improvements

A new contract gives workers improved benefits and lump sum payments. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR

Local lodge members hold state posts

COLUMBUS -- Members of Youngstown Lodge 858, Order Sons of Italy in America, were elected to state

Mosquito Lake boat patrol at full throttle

By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- You can escape the heat on Mosquito Lake

JACK WOLLITZ Smallies offer ample action

A common superstition among anglers is that it might be a long, long day if a fish is caught on the


ASSOCIATIONS XErie Mahoning Valley Railroad Association will meet at noon Tuesday at Lucianno's in


BOATING Safety tips Following are some basic safety tips to remember when boating: Keep

Strollo: new era dawning for YSU

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF YOUNGSTOWN -- In 1991, when Ron Strollo was a captain of

Retirees showcase their artistic talents

One expert said the exhibit is interesting because older artists don't have the inhibitions of

SHARON Council bans street cuts by National Fuel Gas

Emergency repairs of gas-line breaks would be excluded from the ban. SHARON, Pa. -- City council

Coalition of black women has election

YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown Coalition of Black Women held election of officers June 15 at the Pincham

Girard board says no to more building tests

By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF GIRARD -- The school board and a lawyer representing

RAINED OUT Scrappers vs. Utica

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers game against the Utica BlueSox at Donovan Stadium in Utica, N.Y.,


St. Elizabeth Scott and Karen Bartone, 8905 Howland Springs, Warren, boy, June 21. Benjamin and

WARREN State auditor to examine city's financial records

A closed pre-audit meeting will be held for council members and administration officials. By


The annual Senior Games of the Mercer County Area Agency on Aging began today. The competition is


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses John D. Strange, legal age, of 115 S. Cadillac, Boardman, and

MAHONING COUNTY Courts will set parcel prices

The South Avenue widening project is on schedule for bid opening in the fall. By BOB JACKSON

Makeup lotion recalled

Makeup lotion recalled WASHINGTON -- A nationally distributed eye-makeup remover is being recalled

Retirees showcase artistic side

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT WARREN -- In all his 90 years, woodcarver Frank



Associated Press

Associated Press KEEP ON TRACKIN': Kathy and Daniel Gibson show off their shed full of 8-track

SHARON, PA. Teen will get to blow up viaduct

Her mother bought the winning ticket for the 13-year-old Hermitage girl. By HAROLD GWIN

CLASS B ROUNDUP Falcons slip past Riordan

The loss spoiled a good outing by David John McClurg. STRUTHERS -- Dan Leonard threw a five-

Howland pitcher receives awards

HOWLAND -- Vasili Pahoulis, a junior at Howland High School, took home several awards at the


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

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Authorities seek help in finding Middleton Twp. woman, 24

The woman's mother reported her missing after not seeing or hearing from her in nearly three weeks.

ELLWOOD CITY Pathologist fails to find cause of death for dumped baby

The body was too decomposed to determine if the baby was stillborn or born alive. STAFF AND WIRE

FAST FACTS Dragonflies

How many: Approximately 4,870 species of Odonata are known, and members of the order are found in

HERMITAGE, PA. Study recommends Rte. 18 changes

A recommendation to open McConnell Road to through traffic will likely generate some opposition.

Courts will set parcel prices


Girard Municipal Court will not pay more than its fair share of justice center

Opinion: Girard Municipal Court will not pay more than its fair share of justice center EDITOR: In recent

NEW CASTLE, PA. Homicide charge dropped

Jason Bair will pay $35 in fines, plus court costs. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU

Infante: Warren absence can't hurt bus system

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF NILES -- Warren's absence from a countywide public bus

COLUMBUS Pringle inducted into Coaches HOF

The Trumbull County native has a career record of 517-202. COLUMBUS -- The Ohio High School

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LOCAL Fireworks for Scrappers' opener NILES -- The Mahoning Valley Scrappers opening night will

Young-Scarfone wedding plans are announced

Announcement is being made of the coming wedding of Dena Marie Young, 6856 Tanglewood Drive,

LISBON Court rules that county must pay public defender

The county will apply to the state, which is expected to reimburse part of the expense. LISBON --

Detour needs another detour

Detour needs another detour SHARON, Pa. -- The city's east-west traffic flow problems got a lot