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PET PRODUCTS What's new Among the thousands of wares on display at a recent American Pet

FARRELL Woman to move project after council's decision

The city also was challenged for giving a proposed playground site to a planned private apartment

SALEM SCHOOLS Board fills positions for 2 new programs

The yearbook staff is asking the school board for funding help. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM

Apartment owner's trial

Apartment owner's trial STRUTHERS -- A trial has been set for Kim Stocker, owner of the Spring

NEW CASTLE. Rep. LaGrotta seeks extended calling area

A 1997 study showed there weren't enough calls to surrounding communities to warrant extending local

Lawmaker apologizes for comments in May

The councilwoman said a group of clergymen insisted a public apology was needed. FARRELL, Pa. --

REGION Delphi, new GM supplier are granted state loans

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN Each plant is expected to employ about 180 people. YOUNGSTOWN --

WARREN Panel aims to boost music hall income

The city is to decide whether it will help to fund the music hall for the rest of the year. By

YOUNGSTOWN Apartment building will be demolished

The city will work with private and nonprofit developers on a new building. By ROGER G. SMITH

NORTH LIMA Officers wound fugitive

The 44-year-old fugitive is wanted in other states on various charges. NORTH LIMA -- Peter James

NORTH LIMA Shootout leaves fugitive injured

The 44-year-old fugitive is wanted in other states on various charges. NORTH LIMA -- Peter James

Board releases money for projects

COLUMBUS -- The State Controlling Board approved the release of $196,565 to the state Department of

TRUMBULL COUNTY 2 inmates walk away from work-release jobs

An inmate incompetent to stand trial was mistakenly released from the jail, officials said. By

Roklyn DePerro, D.S. Turner Jr. to wed Nov. 3

CANFIELD -- Dr. and Mrs. Michael P. DePerro Jr., 3987 Fairway Drive, are announcing the coming


Opinion: Chicago Tribune: The death Thursday of actor Carroll O'Connor, 76, marked a milestone for Americans

CANFIELD Teacher has meningitis

Only one out of every 1,000 people infected with the virus develops the disease. By IAN HILL

HUBBARD School board appoints new superintendent

In other business, the school district treasurer suggested using any reserve funds to meet possible

WARREN Meeting addresses racial divide

At Monday's community breakfast, Warren's police chief noted he wants city officers to complete a

BOARDMAN Fireworks debris strikes woman, family's property

A township woman was treated for minor injuries after stray debris burned her arm. By JOHN W.

LOWELLVILLE Mayor, council debate waste issue

The mayor wants the village and its residents to be more fully compensated for BFI's ammonia

WW Heating chills Alltel; Astro's defeat Rondinelli

STRUTHERS -- Chris Russo and Sean Weyant homered and each had two hits Monday as WW Heating beat

MERCER COUNTY Legislature passes bill to sell land for jail site

The new jail has a price of $17 million and would house 266 prisoners. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR

Diamonds from war-torn Africa no one's best friend

Opinion: Two members of Congress from Ohio are lending their voices to the growing chorus in Washington

14-year-olds injured after crashing car

YOUNGSTOWN -- A 14-year-old East Boston Avenue boy who crashed a 1993 Chevrolet Cavalier into a tree

Jackson-Milton pupils' meal prices to rise

NORTH JACKSON -- The cost of breakfast and lunch in Jackson-Milton schools will be going up next

Commission names interim fire chief

Commission names interim fire chief WARREN -- The Warren Civil Service Commission certified


Who: Scrappers (1-6) at Brooklyn Cyclones (4-3). When: 7:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).

Scouts will be prepared for fun

The 75th anniversary of Canfield's Boy Scout troop -- the second-oldest in Mahoning County -- will


AGENDA WEDNESDAY Mahoning and Columbiana Training Association executive committee, noon, 9 W.

TRUMBULL COUNTY Educational Service Center selects new superintendent

The new superintendent will be paid $95,000. By AMANDA DAVIS and STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Daniel Weimer, 30, Kent, and Georgia Tambais, 38, of 1024

Trustees OK Austintown budget plan

AUSTINTOWN -- Township trustees have approved their proposed budget for 2002. The budget, approved

SHARON PennDOT works to reopen freeway damaged in blast

State Street Bridge downtown will be closed to pedestrians during the Small Ships Revue. SHARON,

GIRARD Lawmakers to postpone pay raises

Mayor James Melfi nixed management increases. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF GIRARD

NEOUCOM Estate gift lets medical school add position

The medical school's public health chairman will help local health departments track infectious

Man isn't charged in raccoon shooting

CANFIELD -- The city attorney has decided not to charge a South Broad Street man for shooting a

LEETONIA Chief explains staff problem

The chief is rotating some road patrolmen to fill dispatching shifts. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR

"We liked some of his ideas. We liked what he did in Girard. The superintendent of the Educational

"We liked some of his ideas. We liked what he did in Girard. The superintendent of the Educational

ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball and softball

BASEBALL Babe Ruth (age 14-15) Youngstown Express 15, Astro Falcons 4 -- Mike Eliseo singled

NEW CASTLE Couple seeks reduced bail in dead baby case



XThe 59th annual reunion of Boardman Pioneers will be held from noon to 4 p.m. July 15 at the


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Thompson-Jones wedding to be held in Indiana

WESTGATE, IOWA -- Announced by William and Connie Thompson of Westgate, are plans for the autumn

Man dies in car crash

Man dies in car crash GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Hempfield Township police said a Greenville man died when

Officials find burglary after fire is doused

BOARDMAN -- Officials suspect a weekend house fire may have been deliberately set to cover up a

Carol Valensi to marry Tim Zieroff in July ceremony at Swanton church

Plans for the approaching marriage of Carol Valensi and Tim Zieroff, both of 2121 Longport Drive,

Manufacturer to relocate facility

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN COITSVILLE -- A Coitsville company is relocating a 13,000-square-foot


BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Ronald and Andrea Bunofsky, 1166 S. Albright-McKay Road, Hubbard, boy, June

Anderson-Birt wedding plans are announced

BOARDMAN -- Paul R. and Janice Harper, 6758 West Blvd., are announcing plans for the forthcoming

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY GED grads give eloquent speeches of elation

In June, many accolades go to high school graduates -- as well they should. But recently, about 50

HERMITAGE Ex-coach admits sex with 3 students

The district attorney accepted the plea arrangement because Votino admitted responsibility and the

NEGLEY County OKs landfill, but with conditions

Two of the conditions involve protection of residential water wells. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR

LORDSTOWN Officials euthanize wandering wild bear

The animal was captured twice in a residential area and exhibited no fear of humans, a state

CPR block watch

CPR block watch YOUNGSTOWN -- The CPR block watch will feature the topic of "What's Happening With

Community pride program to begin

GIRARD -- A committee of city workers hopes to begin a community pride program early in July. "We