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Voters defeat 2 Fairview referendums

FREDONIA, Pa. -- A last-minute push by an anonymous group of Fairview Township residents sent two


Bundy-Woodard engagement is annnounced

YOUNGSTOWN -- Announcement is being made by Debra Cummings-Bundy, 1472 McGuffey Road, and Willie and


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Jeffrey and Kimberly Kalmer, 2469 Canfield Road, Youngstown, boy, May 16. Michael


June rite set for Miss Tyger, Stephen Bycroft

AUSTINTOWN -- Plans for their upcoming marriage are being revealed by Heather Tyger and Stephen


MERCER CO. BUS ROUTES COG aims to boost security

COG will buy police cars, and the police will provide increased security. By HAROLD GWIN


TRUMBULL COUNTY Child-support workers join AFSCME pay plan

The county's personnel director said the pay grades are fair and treat most employees the same. By


WARREN City sets sights on junk cars

The city is considering a $150 fee for owners whose cars are towed. By AMANDA C. DAVIS


Official: Pine needles show salt damage

Official: Pine needles show salt damage Every spring, what appear to be dead pine trees line area


BMX contest scheduled

BMX contest scheduled HUBBARD -- Section 8 Skatepark will have a BMX contest Sunday in beginner,


Magee-Case wedding date is set for June 9

HILLSBORO -- Mr. and Mrs. Greg Magee of Hillsboro are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


In the world of DreamWorks' newest characters, computers soften the lines between fantasy and

In the world of DreamWorks' newest characters, computers soften the lines between fantasy and


MUSKINGUM Three area softball players are in College World Series

Tami Anglin, Erin Zupko and Angie Burnside and their Muskingum teammates open play today in Eau


Testa-Farris troth announced, date set for wedding

Plans for their forthcoming marriage are being announced by Alyssa Anne Testa, 1342 Virginia Trail,


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Eric R. Olsen, 23, of 2634 Oakwood Ave., Youngstown, and Lori


ST. BRENDAN SCHOOL Computer lesson and chip challenge

Troyers bested Frito Lay, chocolate beat white milk, and Jolly Time provided a jolly time, these


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Officials seek to hire lawyer in records case

By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU LISBON -- Columbiana County officials are seeking court


DIVISION III SOFTBALL Raiders blank United, eye Garfield

Against Middlefield Cardinal, Champion also plays for a district title. NORTH LIMA -- The South


LEETONIA Family of nine needs a home after fire loss

The family needs everything, the Red Cross director said. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM


DIVISION II SOFTBALL Poland finally defeats Tallmadge for crown

The Bulldogs' defense came up with the plays when needed in the 4-1 victory. By BILL SULLIVAN


DIV. I DISTRICT BASEBALL Graham's blast subdues Fitch

Zack Graham's homer in the 11th lifted Shaker Heights past Fitch 2-1. By JOHN BASSETTI


CAMPBELL Quality of water brings complaints

The mayor says the water's quality has improved and should be back to 100 percent shortly. By PAUL


Poland fighters tough

Poland fighters tough Nine Poland High boxers won bouts to set a record Wednesday at the


LORDSTOWN SCHOOLS Board holds off on levy

The district has been in fiscal emergency since December 2000. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR


DISTRICT TENNIS 2 doubles teams win state spots

Advancing were players from Canfield and Howland. ROCKY RIVER -- Shalin Shah and Chris Kuppler of


Melissa Mosora, Stephen Smith Jr. to be married

BROOKFIELD -- A summer wedding is planned by Melissa Lynne Mosora and Stephen Kenneth Smith Jr.,


MCDONALD Mayor's vote breaks deadlock to forgive debts from '98, '99

Solicitor William M. Roux was rehired for another two years and received a raise. McDONALD --


KO DRUGS BOXING Poland's nine wins set tourney record

Greg Simcox, Lou Zamadio, Joe Merolillo and Mike Ramun all scored their second wins. By BOB ROTH


NILES City reappoints representative to MVSD

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF NILES -- C. William Burgess will continue as the city's


Cause of fire found

Cause of fire found YOUNGSTOWN -- A fire attributed to electrical failure of a refrigerator caused


YOUNGSTOWN City council

Council handled these issues Wednesday: Unanimously passed an ordinance designating the land


Film appears destined to be classic

By MILAN PAURICH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Like the best and most enduring children's movies,


Moving quickly toward safety

Opinion: Police cars and fire engines have sirens and flashing lights for a reason. We expect emergency


NEW CASTLE District justice steps aside

Cubbal's hearing was continued when it was learned his original public defender had a conflict of


BALLEW MURDER Johnson case goes before high court

By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN -- Lawyers were to plead their cases


VICTORIA JACKSON She can do stand-up standing on her hands

The 'SNL' alum talks about her life in Miami as the wife of a cop and mother of two girls. By


COLUMBIANA CO. Portage lawyer to handle case

The lawyer tapped for the assignment has plenty of trial experience, the county prosecutor says.


June nuptials planned by Melissa Trigg

CANFIELD -- Bill and Susanne Trigg, 6881 Summit Drive, announce the engagement of their daughter,


TRANSFER, PA. State education department takes action against teacher

The teacher involved resigned from the school district six years ago. TRANSFER, Pa. -- It took


Woman finds 3 daughters tied up at home

YOUNGSTOWN -- A West Ravenwood Avenue mother who returned from the store around 6 p.m. Wednesday


UNION SCHOOLS Board meeting

The Union School Board, New Castle, Pa., did the following at its meeting Wednesday: Introduced an


Salem win drops Howland from race

SALEM -- E.J. Boron doubled home Judd Crowgey to tie the game, and then scored the winning run on


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LAWRENCE COUNTY Ex-officer for legion post faces trial on theft charge

His attorney believes the matter is a civil issue and not a criminal matter. By LAURE CIOFFI


THE SERIES Penguins vs. Devils

New Jersey 3, Pittsburgh 1. Pittsburgh 4, New Jersey 2, series tied 1-1. Tonight New Jersey at


MERCER COUNTY Housing officials to apply for $1.3M

Some authority residents are jumping the gun on a pending pet policy that will allow them to have


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Heigh-hoe: It's off to Streetscape volunteers go

Grab your rake, roll up your sleeves and join Streetscape 2001. It's time for the flowers to bloom


Wilmington schools keep millage steady

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The Wilmington Area School District has introduced a $13.3 million general


K.O. DRUGS BOXING RESULTS

WEDNESDAY'S QUARTERFINALS RESULTS Lowerclass bouts Bantamweights: Juan Vega, Campbell (2-0),


PREP SCORES, SUMMARIES & amp; SCHEDULE

BASEBALL WEDNESDAY'S SCORES DIVISION I TOURNAMENT At Cene Park Boardman 6, Maple Heights 1


SALEM Toxic site office will be closed

Inquiries being made at the office are tapering, prompting the closing. SALEM -- After more than a


June vows set for Miss Cravener, Ronald Hook

MASURY -- Mr. and Mrs. Gary Cravener of Masury are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Boardman wins on Krieger's 3-hitter

The Spartans eliminated Maple Heights 6-1. By JOHN BUTERA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT STRUTHERS


DISTRICT 10 TRACK Hickory hurdler Fazio state qualifier in highs

Hornet freshman pole vaulter Andrew Rademacher also qualified for the state meet. By BILL ALBRIGHT


Police arrest father of 3 girls found tied up, gagged in home

YOUNGSTOWN -- A West Ravenwood Avenue mother who returned from the store around 6 p.m. Wednesday


Lori Vitale to be bride of Mr. Worsencroft

NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Lori Vitale and Todd Worsencroft, both of New Middletown, are engaged. The


By DAVID SKOLNICK

By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER NILES -- The Trumbull County Federation of Labor,


Hints help female politicians dress for leadership roles

NEW YORK (AP )-- The look of leadership for a successful female politician must convey wisdom,


River consortium to unveil sign

STRUTHERS -- A sign will be unveiled at the next Mahoning River Consortium meeting, 1 to 3 p.m.


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS WEDNESDAY 2nd--Rednik (S.Spieth)6.403.002.20 Pure White Trim


Farrell man indicted on federal drug charge

Farrell man indicted on federal drug charge CLEVELAND -- Federal grand jury indictments have been


Wedding planned by Staci Cassidy, Christopher Wills

BERLIN CENTER -- The engagement of Staci J. Cassidy and Christopher Wills, both of 8742 Pinnacle


Heather Roberts, Brian Yurjevich to wed in June

SOUTHINGTON -- Plans for the forthcoming marriage of Heather Dawn Roberts and Brian Stuart Yurjevich


SHENANGO ENTERPRISE ZONE Board searching for new coordinator

Thomas Stanton said he plans to run for president of the agency's board. By HAROLD GWIN


Nurses say use of replacements won't solve Forum Health's woes

One official said Forum doesn't carry strike insurance that would help offset the cost of the


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South Range falls to Windham

The Raiders were bounced in the district final 4-3. By PAUL TRGOVAC VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


YOUNGSTOWN Measure for arts funding tabled

A Traficant spokesman said the request had been tabled while a House committee sought more


By BOB JACKSON

By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN -- Management and striking union


New deadlines for Where to Go

New deadlines for Where to Go People often ask how they can have news published on our weekly


STRUTHERS Staff at school backs principal

Michael Orenic still contends the mayor should have kept a contentious message to himself. By PAUL


A stormy relationship

By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER LOWELLVILLE -- A little more than a month after a