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MIDDLETON TWP. Team to look for woman

No clues have been found in the disappearance of Tracy Hill, who has been missing since June 7. By


LOWELLVILLE Love helps man cope with wife's illness

Janice Retort discovered she had cancer after a bout with what she thought was the flu. By ASHLEY


CANDIDATE Timothy W. Gleason

Age: 46 Resides: Mineral Ridge Family: wife, Sherry; children, Shannon, Bethany and Mary Rose.


WHAT'S DOING?

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


Whatever is done for AIDS won't be enough

Opinion: With 36 million people infected with HIV -- and thus facing death from AIDS -- the world is facing a


BANQUET Austintown Lions, Lioness clubs hold installation

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Austintown Lions and Lioness clubs held their annual installation of officers and


WARREN Company donates money to keep fatherhood project

The agency won't have money to service the program until later this summer. By STEPHEN SIFF


SALEM Petro urges Republicans to embrace legacy

The candidate said he wants to continue his fight against corruption. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR


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WEST MIDDLESEX SCHOOLS Board OKs increase in property taxes

The last-minute receipt of an unanticipated state grant saved taxpayers $20,000 more. WEST


Skateboarding facility

Skateboarding facility SALEM -- Work is expected to begin in coming weeks on a skateboarding


NEW MIDDLETOWN FARMERS 485 - 3784 LOWELLVILLE ROD & amp; GUN 477 - 3784 FISH

NEW MIDDLETOWN FARMERS 485 - 3784 LOWELLVILLE ROD & amp; GUN 477 - 3784 FISH & amp;


WARREN Council holds fate of hall's finances

The music hall is asking the city for $80,000 to finish out the year. By AMANDA C. DAVIS


ARENA BOARD Meeting notes

The board overseeing the proposed downtown civic center in Youngstown talked about these issues


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth William and Brenda Burns, 130 Oakley Ave., Youngstown, girl, June 28. Thomas and


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings, 2.753.00 Banc One,.84,34.8934.99 Clear Channel,


Shenango road to open for ships revue

SHARON, Pa. -- City police said the Shenango Valley Freeway was expected to reopen around noon


WARREN North Road proposal draws public interest

The county engineer's department will spend a few weeks reviewing the comments. WARREN -- Critics


MAHONING COUNTY Juvenile offenders have more options

Young offenders can perform many community service projects, a judge said. By PETER H. MILLIKEN


MIKE BRAUN Future rests with women

Look around you because that's where the future for outdoors is, no matter what the aspect --


'Private police force' demands state review

Opinion: The city of Youngstown, like other urban centers in America battling crime, has become vulnerable to


GETTING IT RIGHT

The telephone number to call for information about concerts and fireworks next Thursday and July 6


MAHONING VALLEY Bonds approved for new school

The issuance will cover the cost of building a new school. By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF


SCOTT SHALAWAY Proper yard habitat will attract herptiles

It's difficult to find anyone who objects to planting wildflowers in the backyard to attract


TCTC contract is up

TCTC contract is up CHAMPION -- A contract governing nonadministrative employees at Trumbull


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Scrappers (4-6) vs. Jamestown Jammers (2-8). When: 7:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).


Township trustees refuse medical plaza expansion

The plans called for a fourth medical office near an ambulatory surgery center. HOWLAND --


SEBRING Council votes to buy Stingray Nite Club

The police chief says the purchase eliminates a 'headache' for the village. By STEPHANIE UJHELYI


ELECTIONS Campbell, Sebring

The deadline to file nominating petitions for the Campbell and Sebring primary elections Sept. 25


EAST OHIO GAS Union rejects company's offer

Workers say they are resisting concessions in pension, health insurance and retirement savings. By


Mahoning County needs change, not Chance

Opinion: Mahoning County needs change, not Chance EDITOR: Do we, the taxpayers of Mahoning County, need


LORDSTOWN Potential coach turns down offer

The retired Mogadore coach declined to say why he decided not to take the head boys basketball


Research casts doubt on genetic leap theory

Research casts doubt on genetic leap theory For the second time in about a month, a new study


GOING UP Milk, lunch prices

The Niles school board voted Wednesday to increase school lunch prices for the upcoming school year.


JACK WOLLITZ Hot times are best for bass, hybrids

Bright hot days are settling in, making it increasingly difficult for anglers who chase walleyes,


WARREN POLICE Mayor investigates brutality complaint

The police chief noted that a formal complaint has not been filed. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


CANFIELD Coach doubtful about job

The coach thinks the recommendation was made at the behest of a few parents. By IAN HILL


NESHANNOCK Township streets get new names

The cost of accident reports in the township is going up. By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR


YOUNGSTOWN Rising fuel costs affect 2002 busing budget

The authority's expanded hours are expected to generate more riders and, therefore, more revenue


CCL CONTAINER Contract talks put on hold for vacations

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Contract talks between CCL Container and its production and maintenance employees


CANCER BENEFIT If you go

What: Benefit for Lowellville cancer patient Janice Retort. When: Sunday; breakfast 9 a.m. to


BOARDMAN High school junior scores perfect 36 on ACT exam

Only 71 students in the nation received a perfect score . By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR


NEW CASTLE Man faces charges in meter theft

Records from 1997 to 1999 show there were four bank deposits made from parking meters in the South


WARREN Bus system still under consideration

WARREN -- City council has not decided whether to kick in money to help establish a door-to-door


SCHOOLS PROJECT Park land

A profile of the five parks or playgrounds that the city school district needs as part of its $163.5


FCSLA Education scholarships to be awarded at dinner

YOUNGSTOWN -- Winners of First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association education scholarships will be


INSTALLATION Joanne Collier to lead DAR chapter

POLAND -- Joanne Collier was installed as regent of Mahoning Chapter, Ohio Society, Daughters of the


MERCER COUNTY Agency prepares to break ground for senior center

The agency board approved a bond issue for financing and awarded contracts for the project. By


ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball and softball

BASEBALL Babe Ruth (14-15) Youngstown Express 6, Rondinelli Tuxedo 3 -- Mike Eliseo, the winning


YOUNGSTOWN Undercover police sting raids Bada Bing nightspot

By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN -- Exotic dancers at the Bada Bing on


REGION Sprint users to vote on change

The change would provide new toll-free calls for a number of area communities. By DON SHILLING


GAIL WHITE Selective selfishness can soothe a stressed-out soul

I went on a ladies weekend getaway. No husband. No children. Just me and the ladies. I almost


GIVING UP THE GUNS

Opinion: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune: The choice for the Irish Republican Army and its political


PERU Local couple witnesses earthquake

The Bristolville couple said many of the city's historic sites were heavily damaged. YOUNGSTOWN --


NILES Bite the Bullet founder to ride in festival parade

The program has provided bulletproof vests to K-9 officers in Niles, Boardman and Warren. By


YSU Women's soccer team will help Akron inaugurate program

Youngstown State will compete for the Horizon League championship. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown


Trustees elected to serve society

YOUNGSTOWN -- Three new trustees were elected to the board when the Mahoning Valley Historical


TOLL CHARGES Proposed changes

Sprint is asking customers to vote on its plans to eliminate toll charges on these calling routes:


Program to provide free drugs to seniors

WARREN -- A program to assist seniors in getting free drugs from pharmaceutical companies will be up


YSU Area native eager for A.D. job

Timothy Gleason, commissioner of the Ohio Athletic Conference, is in the running to replace Jim


HOWLAND Post office to relocate as government station

The pharmacy that handled the postal station will no longer offer the service. HOWLAND -- The new


YOUNGSTOWN Schools to replace recreation areas

The school district will reinstall park equipment displaced by construction. By ROGER G. SMITH


Rocker will be cheered, if ...

Unless the Cleveland Indians close June with a real swoon, left-handed relief pitcher John Rocker


FORUM HEALTH STRIKE | Day 60 Overtime still the issue, nurses say

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Cheryl Kelty admits it. The 27-


CLUB CALENDAR

ATHLETIC GROUPS XMcDonald Baseball Association will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday in the senior citizens


MAHONING COUNTY Bar association members elect officers, give awards

NEW SPRINGFIELD -- Members of Mahoning County Bar Association recognized new officers, elected


Rewards for helmets

Rewards for helmets LAKE MILTON -- Kids, if you're spotted wearing a bicycle helmet by the Milton


Searching for life

There had been plans for a housing development or golf course near the creek. CANFIELD --


Warren Rose Society lists winners of annual show

NILES -- Warren Rose Society held its 31st annual rose show June 16 at the Eastwood Mall. The


MERCER COUNTY Woman sentenced in car-dragging case

Police said the woman denied swerving toward the utility pole. By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR


OHIO SCHOOLS Senate extends days for calamity

The action came after this spring's outbreak of meningococcal disease in the Mahoning Valley. By


BASEBALL

BASEBALL The Howland Athletic Club -- will hold its third all-star tournament July 6-14. Entry fee


AGENDA

AGENDA SATURDAY Western Reserve Board of Education, 8:30 a.m., high school building. AGENDA


About the series: The Vindicator published a series of articles and photographs in 2000 on the

About the series: The Vindicator published a series of articles and photographs in 2000 on the


Reporter was model of faith

By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR RELIGION EDITOR George C. Welker Jr. wanted his faith in Jesus to


Morton's hits keep streak alive

By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF NILES -- Baseball is such an easy sport to understand


SHOOTING

SHOOTING Sporting clays for Whitetails Unlimited The local chapter of Whitetails Unlimited will


COURTS

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Jeff A. Salajko, 26, Little Rock, Ark., and Karen S.