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NILES Traficant profits despite absence

The congressman, who remained in Washington for a debate, delivered a message to his supporters at a


RACE TIME Sunday

What: Indianapolis 500 When: 11 a.m. Radio/TV: WWIZ-FM 103.9; ABC Channels 33, 5 and 4.


SHARON Dog attack unnerves mail carrier

The postal employee was hospitalized for two days after last week's attack. By HAROLD GWIN


ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball

BASEBALL Pony (Ages 13-14) Poland Tangier's 6, Campbell 4 -- Logan Price's three hits included a


MELANIE D'ANDREA STEVEN BENEDICT

MELANIE D'ANDREA STEVEN BENEDICT POLAND -- Monsignor William Connell officiated at 4 p.m. April 20


TRUMBULL CO. Altiere's election dispute goes on

An assistant attorney general is asking the appeals court to hold oral arguments in the case. By


YOUNGSTOWN Man held in rape, beating

The woman was kidnapped from the Salem area and held in Youngstown. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


STANDINGS Mahoning Valley Trap League

LOWELLVILLE Flip Jendre. . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Dave Zofko. . . . . . . . . . . . . .48


MVSD Flask disbarment includes 'scarlet letter' designation

The former MVSD director is facing a $2.4 million lawsuit filed by the state attorney general's


SALEM City loses battle over settlement

The city is still pursuing another legal avenue. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU SALEM


WHAT'S DOING?

SPECIAL EVENTS The Medina Count Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host a


AUSTINTOWN Haz-Mat handler seeks protection in bankruptcy court

Austintown company says it intends to emerge from bankruptcy court within two years. By DON


STATE TENNIS Shah-Kuppler reach Division I semifinals

COLUMBUS -- Canfield High School's Shalin Shah and Chris Kuppler compose one of the four doubles


Lawmaker bows out as nominee for judge

Lawmaker bows out as nominee for judge WASHINGTON -- California Rep. Christopher Cox asked


DIVISION III TRACK Maplewood has sights on state

The top four finishers in each event advanced to next week's state meet at Dayton's Welcome Stadium.


HEATHER SHURILLA JERRY JOHNSTON JR.

HEATHER SHURILLA JERRY JOHNSTON JR. STRUTHERS -- Heather Shurilla, 2295 Hamilton Ave., Poland,


DIVISION III BASEBALL Ursuline returns to regional title game

By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF MASSILLON -- John Angelo pitched the best game of his


GAME TIME Today

Who: Yankees (Clemens 4-1) at Indians (Sabathia 5-1). When: 1:05. Radio/TV: WKBN-AM (570), WPIC-


Van Fossan & amp; Associates, Pontikos Advertising to merge

YOUNGSTOWN -- Van Fossan & amp; Associates, an advertising and marketing firm based in downtown


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Pirates (Wengert 0-1) at Braves (Burkett 2-4). When: 7:05. Radio/TV: WKST-AM (1200); FOX


Forum Health Northside

Forum Health Northside Derrick and Sheila Smith, 60 S. Dunlap Ave., Youngstown, boy, May 20.


ON CAMPUS College news and notes

LEHIGH Linsey Kokal, a freshman swimmer from Howland (Warren Kennedy High), was presented the John


A 'reflection' without God has little meaning

Opinion: A 'reflection' without God has little meaning EDITOR: Last Saturday I attended Youngstown


TRACK & amp; FIELD Div. II athletes advance

Poland's Andrew Frum and Girard's Matt Penza finished 1-2 in the 3200. By MARK W. MILLER


Pupils get a glimpse of boot-camp program for delinquents

The Franklin, Pa., treatment facility is the last alternative before jail, a director of the program


OHIO

OHIO Spring turkey season sets another record COLUMBUS -- Hunters in Ohio harvested a record


YOUNGSTOWN Brochure to feature county courthouse

The building's cultural and historical importance will be highlighted in a handout and possibly a


Iverson injury may keep him out

Iverson injury may keep him out Allen Iverson's injured tailbone might force the NBA's Most


WARREN District throws School Cool Party

Pupils with multiple disabilities celebrated the end of the year with dancing and games. By


MAURA HASSAY JOSEPH SCOTT

MAURA HASSAY JOSEPH SCOTT YOUNGSTOWN -- Nuptial vows were exchanged at 2 p.m. April 21 in St.


NEW CASTLE, PA. Victim's family speaks in court

Carlos Thompson will serve six to 12 years in prison and five years' probation. By LAURE CIOFFI


GASTONIA, N.C. -- Erin K. Parzych and Christopher John Besoiu, both of 29831 Seth Court, were united

GASTONIA, N.C. -- Erin K. Parzych and Christopher John Besoiu, both of 29831 Seth Court, were united


MIKE BRAUN Country offers creature comforts

When you live out in the country, you never know what's going to turn up in your yard from day to


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Bryant E. Heater, 27, of 103 W. Wayne St., Alliance, and


SCOTT SHALAWAY Almost heaven, in his own 'backyard'

When we plan our summer vacations, we sometimes overlook the obvious. My family usually heads to the


Poland junior pitcher Sarah Knill fired a no-hitter as the Bulldogs defeated Notre Dame-Cathedral

Poland junior pitcher Sarah Knill fired a no-hitter as the Bulldogs defeated Notre Dame-Cathedral


A champion from Champion joins list of nation's best

Opinion: Of the hundreds of thousands of seniors who graduate from high school this year, only a select


WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Steel Caucus wants the International Trade Commission to launch an

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Steel Caucus wants the International Trade Commission to launch an


WILMINGTON, Del. -- United in marriage April 28 were Noel Gibson Bayard and Thomas Richard Morelli,

WILMINGTON, Del. -- United in marriage April 28 were Noel Gibson Bayard and Thomas Richard Morelli,


MERCER COUNTY Grant to fund more patrols in cities' high-crime areas

Commissioners gave their approval to a firm to design the county's prison. MERCER, Pa. -- County


Lists of vacation Bible schools open to the public will run on the Religion page.

Lists of vacation Bible schools open to the public will run on the Religion page. List in this


JACK WOLLITZ Walleye action strong

Walleye anglers are enjoying a banner year at local reservoirs, as the action continues to be strong


THISTLEDOWN ENTRIES

THISTLEDOWN ENTRIES SUNDAY -- 12:55 P.M. 1st--$7,600, cl $3,500-$3,500, 3YO up, 1mi.


LIQUOR

LIQUOR Paperwork The Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these documents:


BUCS NOTES From Atlanta

Scratched: Braves 3B Chipper Jones was scratched from the starting lineup due to flu-like symptoms.


Interim doctor hired

Interim doctor hired WARREN -- Dr. Phillip Malvasi of Niles will provide medical service to


SOUTHINGTON Essay tells of kid's life as diabetic

The Southington freshman is on the honor roll and plays two sports. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR


President Bush gets his tax cuts. Now what?

Opinion: Any way you cut it, the bipartisan passage of a sweeping tax-reduction bill is a major victory for


BOARDMAN Court tells park to get barricades off tracks

Cargo trains could begin running any time, an official says. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM


FRIDAY'S RESULTS

FRIDAY'S RESULTS BASEBALL REGIONAL TOURNAMENT DIVISION I At Munson Stadium, Canton GlenOak


RABBI FRANKLIN MULLER Shavuot recalls Torah's importance

At the end of each spring, the Jewish people celebrate a holiday probably not well known to those of


PASSION & amp; PILGRIMAGE Car show funds youth group

A local youth leader came up with a trip fund-raiser that is anything but ordinary. By D.A.


DIVISION II SOFTBALL Knill's no-hitter puts Poland in title game against Walsh Jesuit

The game will be played today at 1 p.m. in Akron. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT AKRON


EVENTS

EVENTS Fight against hunger BERLIN CENTER -- Youth groups at Berlin Center United Methodist


NURSES STRIKE | Day 26 Forum: Demands are not feasible

Forum Health has rejected a plan by the nurses union that would eliminate mandatory overtime. By