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CONGRESS Survey ranks Traficant low

Ohio's George Voinovich placed first among U.S. senators in the survey. By DAVID SKOLNICK


RICHARD TRELEVEN, 76 Member of East Liverpool Hall of Fame

SALEM -- Private services were at 8 p.m. Monday at Stark Memorial Funeral Home for Richard Treleven,


GIRARD School officials consider locations

The latest round of environmental testing was conducted on Monday. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR


JOHN M. DUNCHAK, 83

CANFIELD -- Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Campbell,


ROSALIND A. FELICIANO, 53

BROOKFIELD -- Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Michael Church, Canfield, for Rosalind A.


LILA A. LAYFIELD, 93

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Jersey Shore Cemetery, Jersey Shore, Pa., for


Workshop to focus on photo scrapbooks

BAZETTA -- A workshop is being planned at Bazetta Christian Church to recognize National Scrapbook


AT A GLANCE Dr. Raymond Petras

Dr. Raymond Petras is a consultant in the areas of Injury Management (Board certified/AAPM) and


ICL BASEBALL Raiders clinch title tie

Springfield blanked McDonald to improve its record to 13-2. NORTH LIMA -- Junior Bobby Miller


S.P. COSTAR, 83 Partner in Sharon wholesale business

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of Fatima Church in Farrell


By TIM YOVICH

By TIM YOVICH and DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF GIRARD -- Girard Intermediate School


STEVEN CHARLES BEEN, 44

PARIS -- Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Wayland Community Church for Steven Charles Been,


Boardman girl wins area's first derby rally

Boardman girl wins area's first derby rally YOUNGSTOWN -- Jenny Rodway, 11, of Boardman is the


LIVING WITH AUTISM

LIVING WITH AUTISM Better off with Boo


Vandals mess with signs

By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- Councilman Alford Novak, D-2nd, spent the


IRWIN R. JOHNSON, 72

WARREN -- There are no services or calling hours for Irwin R. Johnson, 72, of 904 E. Market St., who


Brooks-Hynes wedding is set for late May

AUSTINTOWN -- Mary Beth Brooks and Barry E. Brooks, both of Austintown, are announcing the


SMITHIE LEE ROUNDS, 96

WARREN -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Friendship Baptist Church for Smithie Lee Rounds,


BLAIR W. PEPPEL, 80

COLUMBIANA -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater, Fla.,


AUSTINTOWN Trustees reject extension of Tulane

Trustees also limited the number of rental units in the planned development. By IAN HILL


YOUNGSTOWN WCI to idle sinter company plant

The plant closing will cost the city of Youngstown about $120,000 a year in income taxes. By


FRANK A. CSISZAR, 83

NILES -- Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Stephen Church, for Frank A. Csiszar, 83, of


Wedding date set by Colleen Foley, David Richardson

GIRARD -- Mary P. Foley, 1100 Beechwood Drive, is announcing the engagement of her daughter, Colleen


DOWNTOWN

DOWNTOWN Agency action Downtown's redevelopment agency, the Youngstown Central Area Community


GIRARD Intermediate building closed for remainder of school year

The latest round of environmental testing was conducted Monday. By TIM YOVICH and DENISE DICK


FASHION Q & amp;A

Q. My granddaughter has been invited to a high school prom. She had not expected this invitation,


Game 4 is key to this series

PITTSBURGH -- So much for a four-game sweep and a mini-vacation to heal some nagging injuries.


CATHERINE E. THOMPSON, 80

MERCER, Pa. -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lane Funeral Home, Austintown, for Catherine


LYDA E. SISSON, 87

ANDOVER -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Baumgardner Funeral Home, Andover, for Lyda E.


Civic center board

Civic center board YOUNGSTOWN -- City council is following through with plans to empower a board


CYRIL KUNDRACIK, 82

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kinnick Funeral Home for Cyril Kundracik, 82,


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Columbiana begins city life; E. Palestine hopes to keep it

East Palestine officials haven't yet heard from Ohio's secretary of state. By NANCY TULLIS


CURBSTONERS Conatser hearing criticism of play

Ken Conatser is special teams coach at Ohio State. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


Burbano-Jeffrey engagement is made known

Announcing their engagement are Christina Maria Burbano of Boardman and James Edwin Jeffrey III of


SAMUEL R. FRAZIER III, 80 Was past president of Realtors board

SHARON, Pa. -- A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in First Presbyterian Church here for


MONICA MARIE COX, 46

NILES -- Services will be at noon Thursday at Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home for Monica Marie Cox, 46,


JAMES W. WOLFE JR., 82

BOARDMAN -- There are no services or calling hours for James W. Wolfe Jr., 82, of 60 Forest Garden


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Spring concert promises to deliver chills

Steve Pridon stands over the church's console piano like it's a podium. He bangs on it to get the


BOXING K.O. Drugs Tournament

Wednesday night, with the first of 42 bouts beginning at 7 p.m., the 14th annual KO Drugs High


REUNIONS

XChaney High School January and June Class of 1946 will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday for breakfast at


YOUNGSTOWN Jewish group honors contest winners

Six of Howland High School's students placed in the competition. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Jewish


Congo massacre spotlights risk inherent in relief work

Opinion: Last Thursday's brutal slaying of six Red Cross workers in the central African nation of Congo


LILLIAN M. VERNINO, 63

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Vitus Church for Lillian M. Vernino,


WARREN Ohio justice speaks at dinner

The Supreme Court justice said death penalty cases are very difficult to consider. By DAVID


ATTY. GUERIN BUONPANE, 96 Chaired board for Ohio Workers' Comp.

YOUNGSTOWN -- Private services were conducted in Cleveland for Atty. Guerin Buonpane, 96, a former


Foster-Gobel wedding date to be June 23

BOARDMAN -- Plans for the early summer wedding of Amy L. Foster, 3915-A state Route 44, Rootstown,


WARREN Separate accidents injure 2 bicyclists

Police are looking for a gray or blue minivan with front-end damage. WARREN -- Two bicyclists,


New Castle schools turn away students without 2nd measles shot

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- City school officials turned away 23 pupils today who did not have their second


RONALD L. NORED, 49

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at noon Thursday at Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home here


VIENNA OxyContin is taken in pharmacyholdup

Vienna Pharmacy managers say they will no longer stock the drug. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


Rebels capitalize on errors

Crestview scored four of its five runs because of Columbiana errors. By GEORGE WELKER VINDICATOR


Gotshall-Burke wedding is set for mid-June

WARREN -- Announcement is being made by Richard and Betty Gotshall of Warren of the engagement of


LOOMING CRISIS IN NURSING

Opinion: Los Angeles Times: By 2020, a time when millions of baby boomers will be retiring, the United States


PIZZO, Jerry M., 82, of 10550 Fascination Lane, Royal Palm Beach, Fla. (Fabrizio, Youngstown).

PIZZO, Jerry M., 82, of 10550 Fascination Lane, Royal Palm Beach, Fla. (Fabrizio, Youngstown).


Jennifer Marinelli to be June bride of Daniel Roncone

CANFIELD -- Announced by Robert and Mary Ann Marinelli, 50 Pine Cone Drive, is the engagement of


TRUMBULL COUNTY Union: Tax break helps GM cut jobs

GM has bankrupted the Valley by cutting thousands of jobs and is out to cut more, a UAW official


EDUCATION CHOICES

Opinion: Washington Post: President Bush's education budget isn't as generous as it is made out to be; his


By IAN HILL

By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER AUSTINTOWN -- Fitch High School students looking to buy


Wedding in June for Karen Jursa, Spencer Twyford

YOUNGSTOWN -- Plans for the forthcoming marriage of Karen Jursa, 930 Lake Run Circle, Westerville,


PREP SCORES, SUMMARIES & amp; SCHEDULE

BASEBALL MONDAY'S SCORES Division III Tournament Crestview 5, Columbiana 4 Newton Falls 7,


MORE TIPS Caring for your feet

Don't ignore foot pain. It's not normal, regardless of your age. If the pain persists, see your


PENGUINS NOTEBOOK From Mellon Arena

Scratched: Captain Jaromir Jagr and left winger Josef Beranek were the key scratches for the Pens.


McKelvey is right about convocation center funds

Opinion: McKelvey is right about convocation center funds EDITOR: Mayor McKelvey is to be commended for


YOUNGSTOWN Trial set in baby's death

A suspect was allowed to withdraw his guilty plea without being questioned. By BOB JACKSON


AUSTINTOWN FITCH 2-month probe brings arrests of four teens

The superintendent says that if police are saying drugs are such a problem, they should make more


MAXINE DAVIS, 84

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Services will be at noon Wednesday at William F. and Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral


NHL PLAYOFFS Sabres slow Penguins, gain first win in series

Buffalo goalie Dominik Hasek preserved his team's Game 3 victory. By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR


MAHONING VALLEY Nurses prepare to walk out at 3 Forum Health facilities

A Forum executive said today the company is bringing in 'very competent' replacement nurses. By


ROBERT LLEWELLYN PEARSALL, 81

EDINBURG, Pa. -- Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at R. Cunningham Funeral Home in New


YOUNGSTOWN STATE $500,000 gift is recognized

The record-breaking gift from Dr. John York and Denise DeBartolo York will assist women's athletics.


MAHONING COUNTY Probe into mistaken release of inmate nears completion

The men's identities could have been kept separate despite their common name. By BOB JACKSON


CHARLES BISER, 65

EAST PALESTINE -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen Funeral Home in


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Ronald E. Helmick, 33, of Canfield, and Lisa M. Kohut, 32, of


Investigating fire

Investigating fire WARREN -- Firefighters are investigating a blaze this morning at a North River


PREP TOURNAMENT Campbell moves on in Div. III

BROOKFIELD -- Senior Fred Ramos pitched and hit Campbell Memorial High to a 9-3 win over Brookfield,


VICTOR V. VLAD, 76 Owned fur shops in NYC, Youngstown

BOARDMAN -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church,


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT UU2's concert at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh will be this Sunday, not Saturday as


NEW CASTLE Firemen file suit over hiring

City officials say the men waited too long to sue. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU


HANOVERTON Couple sues bank, dealer in car sale

Several weeks ago, the vehicle dealer was the subject of a state investigation. By NORMAN LEIGH


WTI Group wants county prosecutor to investigate statements in case

A group opposed to the incinerator plant says it has tried unsuccessfully since January to meet with


Mexican workers at Delphi air concerns over pay, issues

Mexican workers come to the United States to push for better pay and working conditions. By DON


PREP BASEBALL Adams triggers Ursuline victory

Chaney pitcher Gary Boris tossed a one-hitter against Rayen. WARREN -- Senior center fielder


Pantone-Stiegler wedding plans are announced

HUBBARD -- Pat and Phyllis Pantone, 655 Burdie Drive, are announcing plans for the upcoming marriage


Crash kills 1, injures 1

Crash kills 1, injures 1 NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A head-on crash in Taylor Township, Lawrence County,


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Dr. Mohammed Mohammed and Aiser Janki, 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, girl, April