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Museum to show tractors, trucks

uy your dad a tie or power saw for Father's Day. Then take him to the National Packard Museum in

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Murder trial date set

Murder trial date set YOUNGSTOWN -- Mark Batcho's murder case is set for trial Jan. 22, 2002, in

STONEBORO, PA. Conduct, not kilt, caused discipline, principal says

Prom regulations required long pants for boys, but Matt McCarl decided to wear a kilt. By HAROLD

RELAXATION Owners will enjoy vacation knowing pet is safe, happy

Getting away shouldn't leave pet owners feeling guilty. For people, balmy weather, blue skies and


MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE Here are some of the symptoms of the illness: Among those 2 years old or

BASEBALL Tradition spurs Ursuline to state tourney again

The Irish will meet Millbury Lake Friday in the Division III semifinal. By BILL SULLIVAN

WEST MIDDLESEX Board wants taxes lower in budget

School directors said the size of the tax increase should be cut in half. By HAROLD GWIN

AP Photo

AP Photo DOOMED: Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor play Satine and Christian, a tragically ill-fated


POLICE CALLS Austintown Summary of police activity: MAY 20 Theft from auto: A purse, credit

Hubbard school board cuts 8 employees from its staff

By SUSAN BERLIN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT HUBBARD -- The board of education made little mention

CLASS B LEAGUE Pompeo has 2-hitter, 13 strikeouts in win

Nick Pompeo bested Greg Mentrek in a mound duel as Rondinelli's posted a 2-0 win over Alltell.

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Ex-wife gets order against teacher

A protection order also covers the suspect's children. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU

YOUNGSTOWN Church plans groundbreaking for building at Idora Park site

Asbestos removal is finished, the bishop announced. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

Columbiana County ponders jail workers ruling

By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU LISBON -- Columbiana County officials are trying to

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Lowellville grad is a roll-call role model

Attention employers. How would you like to hire someone with this work ethic: not one day missed in


Mr. and Mrs. Brad Constantini, 5614 Starflower Drive, Hasslet, Mich., formerly of Canfield, are

New deadline

New deadline Items for the Where to Go/What to Do pages must be received one week before

YSU Budget woes bring about hiring freeze

The state budget could force YSU trustees to reconsider a tuition plan they approved earlier this

Alliance hospital closes clinic for lack of new cases

By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER Alliance Community Hospital has closed the clinic that was

NILES Council moves on transit funds

Participating entities are being asked to allocate $1 for each person living in a community. By

TRACK AND FIELD Plan: Return state meet to Columbus

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF Columbus is in the running to recapture the Ohio high

Alternative sentencing makes sense but needs cash

Opinion: Ohio's prisons are so crowded with nonviolent offenders -- most guilty of drug-related offenses --

Hearing on Altiere is delayed till August

Hearing on Altiere is delayed till August COLUMBUS -- Election complaints against Trumbull County

YSU budget woes bring hiring freeze

By RON COLE VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Thirty-five vacant positions at Youngstown

Fire probe continues

Fire probe continues NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- It could be at least a month before fire investigators

MAHONING COUNTY Woman will stand trial in shooting of ex-husband

She offered to plead no contest, but prosecutors refused it. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Todd Roepke, 27, of 5190 Middletown Road, Canfield, and Molly

STATE SOFTBALL Poland's opponent is team it defeated

The Bulldogs, who play Richmond Edison in a state semifinal, posted a 2-0 win over that team April

Plan: Return state track meet to Columbus

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF Columbus is in the running to recapture the Ohio high

New Tigers' coach

New Tigers' coach Joe Smith, defensive coordinator at Streetsboro High School the last two years,

WEATHERSFIELD SCHOOLS Board OKs buying for sports complex

The board appointed Joe Stevens football coach. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


BOARD APPROVAL Purchases for complex The school board approved these purchases Wednesday for the

NEW CASTLE 3 lawyers join team to defend Kimbell

Thomas Kimbell's retrial is tentatively set for August. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE

LISBON County ponders jail workers ruling

A new health insurance plan is expected to result in savings for the county. By NORMAN LEIGH

INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE Springfield names Joe Smith as new head football coach

The new coach was a member of Mount Union's first national championship football team. By PHIL

5 Mooney seniors have a knack for humanity

The students won an award for their innovative fund-raising ideas. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR


Opinion: Washington Post: It is far from clear what the Democrats' ascension to majority status in the Senate

AT A GLANCE Poland lineup

Katie Naumoff, sophomore right fielder, .390 batting average. Emily Patton, junior center fielder,

COLD METAL PRODUCTS Line halt won't cut employment

The steel processor lost $5.8 million during its most recent fiscal year. By DON SHILLING

BOARDMAN Traficant speaks of mob 'myth'

The congressman also said the federal government is hassling John Demjanjuk, who is facing

Seeking host homes

Seeking host homes YOUNGSTOWN -- Finding host homes for 12 teen-agers from Northern Ireland will

BOUND FOR DAYTON State track & amp; field qualifiers

(With regional time or distance in parenthesis) DIVISION I BOYS Boardman Steve Vallos, discus

KO DRUGS TOURNAMENT Poland boxers feature finals gaining six titles

The Bulldogs had 10 fighters in the finals and also added two draws. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR

CRAIG BEACH 2 councilmen protest proposal to levy 1% income tax in village

The councilman said that the tax will allow the council to rehire their 'buddies.' By IAN HILL

COLD METAL PRODUCTS Company to stop production line

The steel processor lost $5.8 million during its most recent fiscal year. By DON SHILLING

Flask loses law license and gains scarlet letter

Opinion: Edward A. Flask's days as a lawyer are at an end, and if he ever tries to get back into the

PENNSYLVANIA SOFTBALL Grove City, Kennedy still alive

Both teams lost in district action, but advanced to state tournament play. By BILL ALBRIGHT

Girard school operated without permit

By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF GIRARD -- Troubled Girard Intermediate School didn't

5 Mooney seniors have knack for humanity

By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- A few years ago, K.C. Kerrigan learned the

U.S. agrees to delay new Iraq sanctions

U.S. agrees to delay new Iraq sanctions WASHINGTON -- The United States and its allies are

YOUNGSTOWN CIC Actions taken

The Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corp. took the these actions at its meeting

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Richard and Sherri Lallo, 4626 Deopham Green Drive, Youngstown, girl, May 30.


The summer concert series at Buhl Farm in Hermitage opens Sunday. The concerts are sponsored by the

City must take action against slumlords

Opinion: City must take action against slumlords EDITOR: Thank you for the front page article on the

MOSQUITO LAKE STATE PARK Teen, dad clean up causeway

A state park official said the problem returns a few days after canisters have been picked up. By

HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW Division III state baseball

Who: Ursuline (18-9) vs. Millbury Lake (21-5). What: Division III state semifinal. When: 3 p.m.