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CAMPBELL Man under house arrest for starving a Labrador

By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER CAMPBELL -- A judge sentenced Nathaniel Danley to 15

WARREN Gypsy moths cause concern

The state sprayed half as much acreage against gypsy moths this year as it did last year. By

ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball

BABE RUTH (14-15) Youngstown Express 14, J & amp;W Crown Limo 3 -- Adam Boris had three hits,

LEETONIA Official touts road widening plan

By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU LEETONIA -- Village Administrator Gary Phillips says

Miss Rotunno, Mr. Modelski to be married

Plans for the forthcoming marriage of Lisa Marie Rotunno, a daughter of Ronald and Linda Rotunno,

MAHONING COUNTY A rift between political allies

Commissioners Reese and Sherlock each said the other was out of line. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

REV. DANIEL ROHAN 3 feasts top list devoted to saints

Among the Orthodox Church's feasts, there are three in honor of God's saints that stand out from

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Developers added 697 shopping centers in 2000, bringing the number of enclosed and open-air centers

Developers added 697 shopping centers in 2000, bringing the number of enclosed and open-air centers

Forum Health Northside

Forum Health Northside Brian and Crystal Brown, 4304 Rush Blvd., Youngstown, boy, June 22. John

Judge OKs auction of assets

The auction appears to be the best way out for all involved, the judge said. By BOB JACKSON

ON CAMPUS College news and notes

Youngstown State: Adam Lewis, a senior on the McDonald High track team this season and a four-year


Wilcox Road between Fairview Road and Mahoning Avenue in Austintown will be closed Monday through

NEW CASTLE SCHOOLS Bid rejection leaves historical-homes proposal in limbo

There were Ohio investors interested in the project with enough cash to buy land and move the homes.

MAHONING COUNTY Field narrowed in search for 911 system consultant

Commissioners have met with the finalists and are checking references. By BOB JACKSON

HERMITAGE City considers hiring part-time police officers

Three city commissioners think it might be worth taking a look at. HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Should the

PENNSYLVANIA Motorized scooters illegal to ride on streets

Some dealers are apparently telling buyers that the machines are legal. By HAROLD GWIN

Families seek donations for fire victims

SHARON, Pa. -- The families of Jimmy Neer and Lisa McKelvey, who lost nearly all of their

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers split, gain first win

Mahoning Valley whipped Utica in the opener but was edged in the nightcap. UTICA, N.Y. --

MUSH-BALL Their own league: Challenger's kids grow with game

The Gillam family has helped the Challenger League for disabled children grow and thrive. By JOHN

Miller-Didyk engagement is made known

AKRON -- Announcing their engagement are Melody Miller, 2544 Benton St., and Mark Didyk, 139 Stull

LOITERING Off the streets and into court -- again

The woman, when asked at arraignment how she supports herself, said she works the streets, the

ANNIVERSARIES Wedding celebration

Parishes and participating couples who have been married 50 or more years: MAHONING COUNTY Holy

ROAD WORK Area construction

Schedule of area road construction projects. MAHONING COUNTY Canfield: U.S. Route 224 between

Change of mind: PNC will host prep games

Change of mind: PNC will host prep games The Pittsburgh Pirates say all three PIAA District 7 high

Grandpa still loves playing with toy cars

By ASHLEY POWERS VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER BOARDMAN -- A few streets over from the chaos and

WITH THE VETS Veterans meetings

Meeting schedule for the week of June 24: TODAY VVA 135, Vietnam Veterans, at American Legion

Parents announce Durkin-Houck wedding plans

BOARDMAN -- The engagement of Kathleen M. Durkin and James M. Houck, both of Boardman, is being

Chance returns to work

Chance returns to work YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County Sheriff Randall Wellington will not appeal a

LEAGUE DETAILS Challenger mush-ball

The Challenger League is a mush-ball circuit in Boardman for children with disabilities between ages


NATION United Airlines workers asked to approve strike WASHINGTON -- A union representing 30,000

LIBERTY Cut in funding would shrink library

A trustee wants to make sure the new branch is the proposed size. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR


Received bachelor's degree unless otherwise noted. PENN STATE UNIVERSITY Clark -- James Carucci,

Trisha Garibaldi, Lee Brunckhart to be married in July ceremony

CANFIELD -- John and Linda Douglass, 5634 Kirk Road, are announcing the engagement of their

PSU SHENANGO Students earn recognition

One winner is from Sharon, the other from Hermitage. SHARON, Pa. -- Penn State Shenango recently


July 9-13 Papermaking for ages 9 and up: 10 a.m. -- noon. Painting for ages 8 and up: 10 a.m. --

SCHEDULE Bible school

Lists of vacation Bible schools open to the public will run on the Religion page. List in this


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Divorces asked Lori Ratliff, 277 W. Clark St., East Palestine, vs. Dennis


VETERANS Korean War anniversary AUSTINTOWN -- The Korean War Veterans Association will have a


PEOPLE Ordination celebration HUBBARD -- The Rev. Theodore Schaffer of Hubbard, the interim

Moran to start home opener

Third-round draft pick Nick Moran is ready to settle into a role with the Mahoning Valley


SCHEDULE What's planned The 23rd Hot Rod Supernationals at Canfield Fairgrounds continues today

Psychiatric facility in Indiana will accept teen murder suspect

The girl will be moved in early July. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER

July 28 rite set by Kate Huffman, Brian Groscost

HUBBARD -- Kate Andrea Huffman and Brian Michael Groscost, both of Hubbard, announce plans for their


Local country music band Laurie James and Stampede will perform from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at

Angelo calls a community breakfast to deter racial unrest

The police chief said the racial riots in Cincinnati could happen here. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

Kristin Doyle to be bride of Joshua Dexter

YOUNGSTOWN -- Announcement of the engagement of Kristin Anne Doyle and Joshua Aaron Dexter, both of

It's a slow parade but the ride of their lives

It's a slow parade but the ride of their lives

WRTA Night bus service spurs an increase in ridership

Most of the new riders are people who work along the busy suburban corridors. By MARALINE KUBIK

Martina Hingis' stalker wants released from jail after learning an intriguing fact.

Martina Hingis' stalker wants released from jail after learning an intriguing fact.

WARREN Auditor becomes applicant for school treasurer position

The board of education hopes to hire a replacement in August. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR

Kelly Coriston and Jon Ragan plan exchange of vows in early autumn

Announcement is being made of the engagement of Kelly Coriston, 1996 S. Turner Road, Austintown, and

Film based on murder of student to air

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- The name has been changed but a 1997 made-for-television fictionalized account of

One-eyed robot lends a hand

Construction on the $163.5 million project won't get started until next summer. By RON COLE