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TRAFICANT INDICTED

The congressman said the investigation has not been good for his health. DAVID SKOLNICK


SALEM City nears approval of conflict measure

The state recommended several months ago that the city adopt such a measure. By NORMAN LEIGH


ANNA MOORE, 90

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Thompson Funeral Home for Anna Moore, 90, of


ATHELIUS LAMARK GREEN, 32

YOUNGSTOWN -- A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Black & amp; Phillips Funeral


LONNIE MCQUEEN, 47

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Howard Funeral Home for Lonnie McQueen, 47, of


MARY VARGA, 78

BOARDMAN -- Private services were Thursday at Rossi Bros. Funeral Home for Mary Varga, 78, of 92


PREP BASEBALL Falcons on roll, win 8th straight

Fitch defeated Niles 4-0 in a regular season contest. AUSTINTOWN -- The Austintown Fitch High


MAHONING VALLEY Drivers seeking best deal for gas

Low gasoline supply is one factor driving fuel prices closer to the $2 range. By DON SHILLING and


May turns out to be a month of proclamations

WARREN -- If April is the cruelest month, May might be the busiest. In Trumbull County, May is


Struthers tightens MAC race with 3-1 win over Poland

By JOHN BUTERA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT POLAND -- The Struthers High softball team had plenty to


ALFRED LEE HARMON, 60

WARREN -- Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hall Funeral Home for Alfred Lee Harmon, 60, of 812


MCDONALD STEEL Workers briefly walk off the job

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN At issue were safety concerns, a union official said. By DON SHILLING


JOHN DIRGO, 78

FARRELL, Pa. -- Services will be at 9:15 a.m. Saturday at J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home, Sharon,


ISAAC FENDERSON, 62

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Black & amp; Phillips Funeral Home for


MARY FUSCO, 97

BOARDMAN -- Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Rossi Bros. Funeral Home and at 11:30 a.m. in


QUESTIONS ANSWERED, QUEST ENDS Missing no more

By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER CANFIELD -- After 34 years of uncertainty, the remains of


Fire destroys company

Fire destroys company GREENVILLE, Pa. -- An area steel products company was destroyed by fire


BOARDMAN Zoning board denies request for after-the-fact variance

The owners have 30 days to appeal the ruling. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


SHIRLEY J. SCOTT-MCRAE, 67

YOUNGSTOWN -- A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mason Funeral Home for Shirley J.


MINERAL RIDGE At Soap Box Derby rally race, youths can expect fast track

MINERAL RIDGE -- The Mahoning Valley will have its first Soap Box Derby rally race Saturday and


JOHN HENRY GRACE SR., 75

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at noon Saturday at Black & amp; Phillips funeral Home for John


WILLIAM J. CHRISLIP, 81

AUSTINTOWN -- Private services were today at Rossi Bros. Funeral Home for William J. Chrislip, 81,


Douglas deserves chance to prove his capabilities

Opinion: We should know better than to expect miracles when it comes to government, but even the most


Former chief files appeal of board's firing him

An attorney says the decision to remove the fire chief from office is an 'abuse of discretion.' By


JOHN FAMOR, 85

GIRARD -- Services were this morning at McClurkin Funeral Home for John Famor, 85, of 325 Iowa Ave.,


ABOVE THE REST

ABOVE THE REST County seniors Columbiana County Educational Service Center recognized high


GIRARD SCHOOLS Officials address parents' concerns

A letter from the city health department says there's no reason to keep Prospect Elementary School


Play tells Anne Frank's haunting story

Christians risked their lives to save their Jewish friends. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR


YOUNGSTOWN Board of control

Severance of $1,536 for Gwendolyn Lane, a police clerk, who retired Feb. 2. Buying two used cars


Hospitals form plan to help sick infants

Two competing hospitals work together so that sick babies can be treated locally during the strike.


A POOR CHOICE FOR DRUG CZAR

Opinion: St. Petersburg Times: The man President Bush reportedly has chosen to head the Office of National


Diligence brings results

Police would like to see punishment at the end of the line for those who sell alcohol to underage


INDICTMENTS Grand jury's decisions

The Trumbull County grand jury also indicted the following people on charges as listed Thursday in


THOMAS R. SHEPHERD JR., 39

WARREN -- Services will be at noon Saturday at Lane Funeral Home, Mineral Ridge, for Thomas R.


Austintown must have more firefighters

Opinion: Austintown must have more firefighters EDITOR: In response to my letter by the Austintown part-


New stadium, same old Pirates

PITTSBURGH -- If the Pittsburgh Pirates don't sell another ticket this season, they still are


SALEM Speaker to kids: Go past success

Not everyone can be a first-round draft pick, but everyone can make a difference in someone's life,


TRUMBULL CO. Ex-deputy indicted on two charges

The former deputy is scheduled to be arraigned on the felony charges May 11. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


DAVID A. EMERINE II, 32

WARREN -- Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Roberts-Clark Memorial Home for David A. Emerine


CELEBRITY VISITOR Here's to your health, Valley

Dick Schafrath, head of the Ohio Department of Health's Healthy Ohio, Healthy Communities campaign,


POLAND Indoor ball? Just to practice

The plans need approval from council. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER POLAND --


TRUMBULL COUNTY Land is OK'd for center

The OSU Extension Service will take up most of the space in the building. By STEPHEN SIFF


ESTELLE MARIE HARMAN, 96

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services were at 10:30 a.m. today in St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church,


HARRIETT H. KOSHEBA, 79

SHARON, Pa. -- Private services will be conducted for Harriett H. Kosheba, 79, of 111 Service Ave.,


As Holocaust survivors age, the arts continue to tell their story.

As Holocaust survivors age, the arts continue to tell their story. By D.A. WILKINSON


FORUM NURSES STRIKE | Day 4 Hospital care reassures mothers

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- LaDonna Merriman admits she was


FORUM NURSES STRIKE | Day 4 Care reassures mothers

Forum Health has hired replacement nurses through an employment agency. By CYNTHIA VINARSKY


GIRARD Classes resume; pupils relocate

Crews transferred equipment from Girard Intermediate School to Tod Woods. By TIM YOVICH


INA T. SPAITE, 78 Owned Fosnaught City Radio & amp; TV

EAST LIVERPOOL -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in First United Presbyterian Church for Ina T.


AARON DEDRIC MCCLAIN, 23

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Black & amp; Phillips Funeral Home for Aaron


COURTS

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Russell Fields, 32, of 4551 Deer Creek Court, Austintown, and


Goodwill to help Sojourner residents

YOUNGSTOWN -- Residents of Sojourner House, Mahoning County's program for battered people, will


ARENA BOARD Issues linger over purpose

Other questions remain before a site is chosen, a YSU professor says. By PETER H. MILLIKEN


YOUNGSTOWN Limbian plans to run for municipal judge

The attorney said he isn't running in the Democratic primary because he didn't want to 'cut up the


YOUNGSTOWN Deli that sold beer, wine in dry district now seeks approval

The state liquor board did not realize the precinct was dry until last year. By DAVID SKOLNICK


SHARON Cousin testifies at hearing for suspect accused in rape

The witness said he didn't know the woman was unconscious when he raped her. By VIRGINIA ROSS


JOSEPH S. BRAUND, 82

SALEM -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Damascus Methodist Church for Joseph S. Braund, 82,


KAREN R. CLARK COUCH, 38

WARREN -- Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Mecca Community Church for Karen R. Clark


DOWNTOWN YOUNGSTOWN It's no Park Avenue, but he likes it

By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- James Sutman Jr. knew he'd have parking


IDA MAE BRANDT, 89

NORTH LIMA -- Services were to be at 11 a.m. today at Davis Funeral Home, Youngstown, for Ida Mae


WILLIAM H. ARMSTRONG, 71

CAMPBELL -- A memorial service was Thursday at Brookfield Cemetery Chapel for William H. Armstrong,


Sentenced for rape

Sentenced for rape WARREN -- A 33-year-old Bon Air Street N.W. man, who has pleaded guilty to five


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Atty. David and Pamela Betras, 1491 Barbie Drive, Boardman, boy, May 3. Carl and


CAMPBELL Bond set at $3.5M in abduction

Police are looking for another suspect in the kidnapping case. By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR STAFF


YOUNGSTOWN Robber gets 18 years in prison

One assailant had a shotgun barrel pointed at the victim's face. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


GOULARTE, Neal T., 32, of 1615 Fort Hood St., Killeen, Texas (Selby-Cole, Vienna).

GOULARTE, Neal T., 32, of 1615 Fort Hood St., Killeen, Texas (Selby-Cole, Vienna). FIGGINS, Rosie


Everyone has a NAME

Everyone has a NAME


Cowboys roll behind pitching

Chaney also jumped out to a 4-0 first inning lead against Mooney. BY JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR


DEATH RECORD

GOULARTE, Neal T., 32, of 1615 Fort Hood St., Killeen, Texas (Selby-Cole, Vienna). FIGGINS, Rosie


YOUNGSTOWN Catholic schools superintendent takes same position in Chicago

Youngstown's bishop said a search for a new superintendent will begin soon. By RON COLE


NEW CASTLE Father keeps looking for girl

An apartment complex manager believes she saw the 13-year-old girl April 26 in San Antonio, Texas.


Fitch students arrested

Fitch students arrested AUSTINTOWN -- Two more high school students have been arrested as part of


HELEN L. DAILEY, 89

BOARDMAN -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Charles Church for Helen L. Dailey, 89, of 64


Weight control for kids

Weight control for kids YOUNGSTOWN -- St. Elizabeth Health Center will offer Camp Slimdown, a


YOUNGSTOWN School planners get student input

Architects hope to break ground on the new high school and the expansion of Chaney in August 2002.


GAIL WHITE Tell the world what's great about Youngstown

"What is great about Youngstown?" That is the question Dr. Willard R. Daggett, president of the


JEAN C. EMILO, 83

BOARDMAN -- Services will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Rossi Bros. Funeral Home and at 9:30 a.m. in


MAHONING COUNTY Prosecution: It was road rage

The problems started on I-680 as both cars were headed for Boardman. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


YOUNGSTOWN Catholic school chief to leave after 16 years

A search for an interim replacement will soon begin. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER