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65th anniversary is observed by the Whittles

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Richard Whittle, 264 Afton Ave., are being honored today at TJ's in the

HUBBARD Bicentennial

SATURDAY 7:30 to 11 a.m.: Pancake and sausage breakfast sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Noon

LAWRENCE COUNTY Jury duty eligibility increases with plan

The changes should mean that residents will be called to jury duty less often. By LAURE CIOFFI

JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Ceiling fans are a best bet to beat the summer heat

Q. I think that adding a ceiling fan or two would improve our comfort and save a few bucks on our

Car, bike show benefits breast cancer research

Car, bike show benefits breast cancer research CHAMPION -- Fordeley's Music & amp;


DANA MIRONE JEFF RODGERS NEW MIDDLETOWN -- A reception was held at Mr. Anthony's in Boardman to

A LITTLE HOSPITALITY Staying inn-style

By CATHY SECKMAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT For a vacation idea that's easy on gas and long on

PITTSBURGH City packages weekend getaways

The theater or baseball? You have your choice. By MILAN PAURICH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT The

EAST LIVERPOOL Museum honors hometown heroes

Lou Holtz wanted to give credit to those who devote their lives to young people. By STEPHANIE

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

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

STATELINE CLASSIC Winning is goal; playing time is factor

Ohio has a chance to win its second in a row. By JOHN BUTERA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT BEAVER


By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Every summer, gardeners everywhere grab their weapons

FUND-RAISER JCC event will feature golf and tennis

Golfers and tennis players will have the opportunity to compete for a variety of prizes.

KEYSTONE CLIPS Board to spotlight academic awards

Hermitage school directors say that academic excellence will get the same consideration as athletic

FBI continues to subpoena Warren records

The law director says he doesn't know what the FBI is looking for. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and AMANDA

PATRICIA C. SYAK | Symphony notes Powers rings with sounds of renewal

The sounds of hammers and saws will be heard on the heels of the tap, tap, tap of dancing shoes

Flashback to the '50s

Flashback to the '50s St. Elizabeth and St. Joseph health centers will have Flashback to the '50s


TARA WILSON JOSEPH SYDNEY YOUNGSTOWN -- The wedding of Tara Denise Wilson and Joseph Cornell

NEW CASTLE Brothers' book tells of war duty

The identical twins became Navy corpsmen partially to avoid the life of a combat soldier, but they


MELISSA FYNES THEODORE SCHMITT AUSTINTOWN -- The wedding of Melissa M. Fynes and Theodore Schmitt

THE SCHEDULE What's happening, when and where

FRIDAY Planetarium 4 p.m. Sky Quest 6 p.m. Sky Quest 8 p.m. Mystery of the Missing Seasons

Friends plan Shakespearean party

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens will hold a garden party, "A Midsummer


TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Arthur J. Johnston II, 24, of 515 Atlantic St., Warren, and

YOUNGSTOWN Officials question constable business

The Youngstown police chief says LaRoy Dock and his constables don't have any power. By PHIL NOVAK


KRISTEN ANDERSON NICHOLAS HEWKO AUSTINTOWN -- Kristen L. Anderson, 337 Greenbriar Drive, Cortland,


LOCAL Signing at Book Nook WARREN -- Les Roberts will be at the Book Nook in the Warren Plaza,

A continuing series

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


WEEKEND SCHEDULE Banquet, golf outing Events set for the Hall of Fame weekend include a gala

Commission questions safety of baby bath seats

Commission questions safety of baby bath seats Baby bath seats are potentially dangerous, warns

Open house set for Steiners' 50th jubilee

NORTH LIMA -- Mr. and Mrs. Paul Steiner, 11911 New Buffalo Road, will be honored at an open house

Family celebration honors Pastulas' 50th anniversary

STRUTHERS -- Mr. and Mrs. Jack Walter Pastula, 494 Seventh St., were honored on the occasion of

Opening night spoiled

Williamsport scored seven runs in the eighth inning to win, 11-3. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR


JENNIFER DARNELL STEVEN BOBOVNIK LAS VEGAS -- Jennifer M. Darnell and Steven D. Bobovnik were

Butler cruise-in slated

Butler cruise-in slated BUTLER, Pa. -- The 2001 Cruise-A-Palooza, celebrating its sixth year, will

Ohioan gets music post with Indiana University

Ohioan gets music post with Indiana University BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Grammy-winning opera singer


KAREN THOMPSON CHAD MCCONNELL BESSEMER, Pa. -- Karen Thompson, 441 Manchester Ave., Youngstown,

Pulling the blinds down on government in Pa.

Opinion: Before Allegheny County Chief Executive Jim Roddey decides whether to sign or veto legislation

Learning about settlers

Learning about settlers YOUNGSTOWN -- Children ages 6 to 13 may experience the lifestyle of the


RENÉE ARQUILLA RODNEY ROMEO YOUNGSTOWN -- Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek Park was the


June TODAY -- Sponsors Classic Golf Association at Avalon South Golf Course in Howland. TODAY --


By THERESA HEGEL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER "Do Bald Men Get Half-Price Haircuts? In Search of

AWARDS Junior Civic League holds annual scholarship brunch

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Junior Civic League held its annual scholarship brunch June 10 at Our Lady of


Q. I'm planning on retiring soon. Can I apply for Social Security benefits through the Internet?

Jackson Twp. fatality

Jackson Twp. fatality NORTH JACKSON -- A man was killed when his eastbound car went off I-76 and

'JOHN HENRY DAYS' | A review Sprawling novel fails to find a focus

Only the myth of John Henry binds this fragmented novel. By ROB STOUT SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

Lewis anniversary marked at dinner

STRUTHERS -- A dinner reception took place May 25 at The Embassy in Youngstown to celebrate the 25th

RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Team rekindles baseball tradition

The definition of "precedent" is, what has come before sets the stage for what comes after. Take

Rocker deal no big deal for some Scrapper fans

They say the former Braves pitcher learned a lesson, now Cleveland should benefit from the trade.

Martin leads pack at weekend

Several other nonathletes with Ohio Valley roots are being honored. EAST LIVERPOOL --

MAHONING COUNTY Handicap-parking enforcer receives praise and ridicule

The deputy is doling out mostly warnings for people illegally parked in handicap spots, but


NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Eagle Eyes(D Ward)11.806.203.40 On Q(D Binskin)21.6010.60

Building trends break new ground

One new home has walls of poured concrete instead of lumber. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR BUSINESS


SANTINA DEMARCO CHRISTOPHER BRAINARD CAMPBELL -- St. John Church was the setting at 1:30 p.m. June

Vollmer jubilee observed at family dinner

YOUNGSTOWN -- A family dinner party was held June 9 at TJ's in the Holiday Inn South, Boardman, in

YSU Summer arts festival has plenty to offer

The festival celebrates the community's cultural diversity. By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF

WARREN FBI continues to ask city for documents

The law director says he doesn't know what the FBI is looking for. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and AMANDA


RICHELLE BARTHOLOMEW NORMAN GALLAGHER YOUNGSTOWN -- The marriage of Richelle Bartholomew, 1267


INFORMATION If you go Location: 9500 Sperry Road, Kirtland, Ohio. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday

Climbing affiliates' charts objective for Bastardo

The catcher is out to prove to some people that he belongs at a higher level. By BRIAN RICHESSON

HUBBARD Fall groundbreaking set for golf course development

Plans call for 90 houses and 150 condos. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF HUBBARD --


HOUSE The House rejected an amendment by Rep. David R. Obey, D-Wis., to redirect $30.5 million


CRIME SOLVERS Mercer County A burglary at a baseball field concession stand is the focus of

MUSEUMS Area attractions

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


Who: Williamsport Crosscutters at Scrappers. When: 2:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).


Offensive leaders: Center fielder John Van Every and right fielder Miguel Quintana led the Scrappers

VIENNA Volunteers in demand for Giant Eagle Classic

Each shift lasts 4-to-6 hours, depending on the committee. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS

TIPS FOR YOUR SEARCH Keep it safe and fun

RESEARCH CACHE AREA Buy a map, preferably a topographical map which shows the features of the


TIFFANY DAVENPORT JAMES PERRY BOARDMAN -- St. James Meeting House in Boardman Township Park was

Game being used to promote movie

Geocaching fever is spreading like an e-mail virus, and now it's reached the mainstream. Twentieth

Ohio's own slice of garden paradise

KIRTLAND -- They say paradise was a garden, and if a garden is your idea of paradise on earth, then

SHARON SHANKS | The Cosmos We're probing Mercury, but what about Pluto?

From Mercury to Pluto, the astronomy & quot;in & quot; basket is simply overflowing with


BLOOD DRIVES TUESDAY American Red Cross Austintown Donor Center, 57 Westchester Drive, noon to 7

Setting sights

By VERONICA GORLEY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER SHARON, Pa. -- Decked out in neon yellow T-shirts, 16


MEN Jednota Friday (Tanglewood) -- Low gross: R. Jonda 39, C. Dubos 40; Low net: D. Hodos, G.

Earthquake rocks Peru, Chile, killing at least 12

Earthquake rocks Peru, Chile, killing at least 12 LIMA, Peru -- A powerful earthquake shook Peru

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kozak mark 60th anniversary at Mass, dinner

STRUTHERS -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kozak of Struthers observed their 60th wedding anniversary at a


AGENDA MONDAY Austintown Township Regular Meeting, 7 p.m., 82 Ohltown Road. Boardman Township

Morrisons' 60th anniversary to be observed

AUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Edward Morrison, 241 S. Dehoff Drive, celebrated their 60th wedding

Classes for test

Classes for test GIRARD -- There are still openings for intervention classes for Girard students


MELANIE TOMASINO MARK CRUZ AUSTINTOWN -- Immaculate Heart of Mary Church provided the setting for

Sharon viaduct's history is in pieces

The detonation was delayed by nearly five hours because of inclement weather. By MARALINE KUBIK

Sooner or later, Stoops is deserving

History tells us that Oklahoma earned its nickname, the Sooner State, from the fact that some land-

PENNSYLVANIA House panel eyes the slots at racetracks

Area lawmakers say they would support the bill, but they want to know where the tax revenue will

WNBA ROUNDUP Saturday's games

Miracle 67, Mystics 59 ORLANDO, Fla. -- Elaine Powell scored a career-high 20 points to lead

KATHRYN EARNHART | The Butlers This summer, a broad spectrum

A visit to The Butler Institute of American Art and its branches in Salem and Howland Township this


Forum Health Northside Joel and Diana Gonzalez, 1141 Inverness Ave., Youngstown, girl, June 23.

'LETTERS FROM KOREA' | A review Twins' book chronicles 1950s war

The book is a tribute to the war's veterans. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

IN THE CUP! Area holes in one

John Von Schwarz at Meander course in North Jackson aced the 125-yard, No. 3 hole with a gap wedge.

St. Pat's scramble set for Pine Lakes

HUBBARD -- The St. Patrick Home and School four-person golf scramble will be held July 1 at Pine


PARKING PATROL Enforcement statistics A breakdown of activities of Mahoning County parking

Coaches and players join Holtz for event

The Notre Dame connection will be strong. EAST LIVERPOOL -- Paul Hornung, 1956 winner of the

SHARON Small Ships Revue is open for whatever boats you float

The annual revue covers a half-mile of the Shenango River and prizes are given in various

RECIPES Inn specialties

Each bed-and-breakfast has its unique specialties. Creamy Scrambled Eggs are always a big hit at


BARBARA MCDONALD MICHAEL ESHELMAN YOUNGSTOWN -- Michael J. Eshelman and his bride, the former


STEPHANIE HANDEL MICHAEL BURNETT HUBBARD -- The Rev. Theodore Schaffer officiated at 3 p.m. June 2

Youth groups unite to fight urban decay

A couple more groups this summer are expected to take over and maintain private, vacant Elm Street

Parking cop gets praise and excuses

The deputy is doling out mostly warnings for people illegally parked in handicap spots, but


LAWYERS Mooney graduate Danny R. Kraft Jr., son of Danny and Cynthia Kraft of Youngstown, has

JOHN KOVACH | Colleges Narducci achieves academic honors at Ohio Northern

ADA -- Bill Narducci from Ursuline High and Campbell finished an outstanding baseball career at Ohio

CANFIELD Machingo to lead junior women's league

BOARDMAN -- Patty Machingo was installed president of the Junior Women's League of Canfield for


HEATHER GUIDO JOHN COOPER II HUBBARD -- Mr. and Mrs. John Cooper II honeymooned in Niagara Falls,

WARREN Committee narrows list to three for coordinator position

The WRAP director hopes to hire someone by next week. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


GALE SPENCER CHARLES HOLMES WARREN -- The historical Upton House provided the setting at 5 p.m.


JANET OSBERG CHRISTIAN JOHNSON NORTH LIMA -- Janet Leigh Osberg, 3610 Mercedes Place, Canfield,

Great Lakes are a resource border states must protect

Opinion: The Great Lakes need protection from those who would exploit the enormous resources of the lakes to