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Stories published June 25, 2001

By SEAN BARRON

By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER LAKE MILTON -- Frank Costantini sells insurance, but his


Early-season trips part of routine

Dave Turgeon doesn't want anyone feeling sorry for his team, which is on the road again. By


Another arbitrator, another ruling that makes no sense

Opinion: If there's a lesson to be learned from the latest legal travesty involving a rogue cop it is this:


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COLUMBIANA New EMS chief has plans for city's service

By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU COLUMBIANA -- Involving EMTs and paramedics in the


KOREA REVISIT

KOREA REVISIT Program begun by the Korean Veterans Association in 1975, the 25th anniversary of


BOARDMAN Officers capture bear

With the growing bear population, more bears can be expected in the area, experts say. By JOHN W.


TRUMBULL COUNTY Social services to move together

Three locations are being considered, all in Warren. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


Boardman man contracts viral meningitis

BOARDMAN -- A Boardman man has been diagnosed with viral meningitis, but it is a different strain of


Strollo's link to YSU is key

There are still two more candidates to be interviewed, but we don't see how Youngstown State


Trademark tapping at the fairgrounds

Trademark tapping at the fairgrounds CANFIELD -- Nearly 2,000 phony sunglasses -- worth $150 each


Car accident kills 89-year-old man

Car accident kills 89-year-old man NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- An 89-year-old Shenango Township man died


Fire marshal investigates string of fires

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Firefighters are going to start patrolling the city's east side after three


Michelle Myers, Jason Wall are to be married

OAK HILL, Va. -- Retired Cmdr. and Mrs. Lawrence C. Myers III of Oak Hill, formerly of Youngstown,


Reeling squad hits the road

After losing 8-0 to Williamsport, Mahoning Valley got a pep talk from the manager before embarking


Fix park problem with a little elbow grease

Opinion: Fix park problem with a little elbow grease EDITOR: I am writing in response to a recent letter


Miss Campbell, William Schmidt are engaged

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Campbell, 3627 Hubbard-West Middlesex Road, are


MAHONING VALLEY Training standards vary at region's 911 dispatch centers

Ohio law does not require 911 dispatchers to be certified in first aid or CPR. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK


Tribes share their culture in Hermitage

Representatives from several tribes took part in the Native American Gathering on Saturday and


Myer-Chernisky wedding to be in Zanesville

YOUNGSTOWN -- Jon and Betty Myer of Duncan Falls and George and Donna Chernisky Sr., 364 Beverly


ONE ON ONE | Mary Louise Dicken Community involvement is finance director's focus

Q: You've been a fixture in Columbiana government and the community for several years now. How did


MAHONING VALLEY Medical training standards vary for 911 dispatchers

Ohio law does not require 911 dispatchers to be certified in first aid or CPR. By JENNINE ZELEZNIK


CRIME STOPPERS Greater Youngstown

A homicide in Austintown is the focus of Crime Stoppers of Greater Youngstown this week: Crime:


SCRAPPERS NOTEBOOK From Cafaro Field

Late-inning collapse: Manager Dave Turgeon tried to rationalize two straight games in which the


CLASS B Goldsteins blanks Astro Falcons, 3-0

Rondinelli out-scored Alltel in the seventh inning for a win. STRUTHERS -- James Moorhead tossed a


Police officer injured while chasing suspect

AUSTINTOWN -- A police officer was injured Sunday morning while chasing a Youngstown woman who had


Senior Independence offers suggestions on safety

Tips will help seniors prevent falls in their homes. YOUNGSTOWN -- Senior Independence, 1110 Fifth


Regional transit system best for Mahoning Valley

Opinion: Regional transit system best for Mahoning Valley EDITOR: It was reported in The Vindicator that


Megan Gillis, Mr. Thornton to wed in August

Announcement of the engagement of Megan Gillis and Gerald Thornton Jr. is being made by the bride's


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Scrappers (1-5) at Brooklyn Cyclones (3-3) When: 7. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).


The Rein Man

By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER LAKE MILTON -- Frank Costantini sells insurance, but his


Manfredi-Malloy troth announced, wedding date set

Joseph and Rosemarie Manfredi, 410 Edison St., Struthers, and Richard and Beverly Malloy, 1923


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Barbara Merten and Leland Moats, 2325 Plaza Ave., Apt. 15, Warren, boy, June 19.


Are the Indians off their Rocker?

Opinion: The Cleveland Indians organization has made an interesting choice in picking up controversial


Associated Press

Associated Press LIVING THE HIGH LIFE: A tree-sitter who goes by the name of Basil makes breakfast


YOUNGSTOWN Veterans revisit war sites in Korea

One of the three Youngstown veterans said he wanted to visit Korea to see if the war was worth it.


ONE-STOP SERVICES Possible participants

These agencies and organizations are interested in having a presence in the proposed one-stop


NEWTON FALLS Property owners want input on project

Property owner assessments make up about 10 percent of the project costs. By DENISE DICK


RECALL

RECALL Activity gym toys What: About 115,000 Electronic Light N' Learn activity gyms Reason:


One of the three Youngstown veterans said he wanted to visit Korea to see if the war was worth it.

One of the three Youngstown veterans said he wanted to visit Korea to see if the war was worth it.


SHARON Viaduct implosion leaves freeway closed

The falling bridge caused more damage to the road surface than anticipated. SHARON, Pa. -- The


BOXING Whittaker's TKO win steals the show

E.T. Whittaker boosted his record to 21-4 to highlight Sunday's show at the Eastwood Expo Sports


MERCER COUNTY Proposed trust program would plant seed money for affordable housing

A proposed Affordable Housing Trust could provide a local match to bring in state and federal


AGENDA

AGENDA TUESDAY Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corp., Noon. Board of Directors


Brutal crime deserves more than British killers got

Opinion: Can it possibly be eight years since those grainy surveillance tapes captured the attention of the


WORTH A LOOK

CAR WASHES XBoardman Band Flagline will hold a car wash from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Chili's


JAPAN

Opinion: Yomiuri Shimbun, Tokyo, June 18: U.S. President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Justin P. Durkin, 23, of 3381 Quentin Drive, Youngstown, and