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Easy part is over for ex-cop Ryan

The new mayor will have to deal with a council majority that favored his opponent in the campaign.


WASHINGTON U.S. House to vote on name for courthouse

The $10 million federal courthouse is slated to open in fall 2002. WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Flu, pneumonia shots The Mahoning County Health Department will be providing flu


MAHONING VALLEY Consumers react to falling rates

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN Investors should stick with their plan, an adviser said. By DON


Business as usual

Business as usual CAMPBELL -- Postmaster Jim Corvino says it's business as usual at the city post


SALEM Republican incumbents hold on to council seats

One of the unsuccessful candidates previously served as council president. LISBON -- Election Day


MAHONING COUNTY Sherlock finds hotel credit receipt

Two state agencies investigate the commissioner's use of county credit cards. By DAVID SKOLNICK


NEW CASTLE Developer requests lifting restrictions

The county humane society wants to renew a 50-year lease for property it rents from the city for its


TRUMBULL COUNTY 3 school districts elect new members to boards

Girard Concerned Citizens isn't representative of Girard, a new school board member says. By TIM


COLUMBIANA CO. 2 men are 1st judges for court

The judges must decide whether to establish a new court in an old building or construct a new one.


Charged in gunshot

Charged in gunshot YOUNGSTOWN -- A 19-year-old North Side man was arrested on a second-degree


FASHIONS Magazine offers guidelines for picking perfect dress

ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK -- There is a perfect dress out there for you. But your version likely


COLUMBIANA Officials discuss sewer system

One councilman said city residential and commercial sewer rates will likely double. COLUMBIANA --


BIRTHS

BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Donald and Sherri Wittman, 250 Oakley, Youngstown, boy, Nov. 6. Natasha


YOUNGSTOWN CIVIC CENTER City accuses board of balking

The two sides now are at odds over the approach to contract negotiations. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY


NEW CASTLE 2 returning council members put priority on rezoning issue

Andrea Przybylski is new to the New Castle school board. Three board incumbents will keep their


Little boys cause fire

Little boys cause fire TRANSFER, Pa. -- Two little boys playing with a cigarette lighter was


MAHONING COUNTY SCHOOLS Canfield puts coach on board

A former Mahoning County commissioner returns to public service with a victory. VINDICATOR STAFF


PONDEROSA PARK Felony warrant issued for concert promoter

The promoter of the failed concert series has left the state, authorities said. SEBRING -- A


PA. SUPREME COURT Tuesday's results

MERCER Mike Eakin (R) 10,459 Kate Ford Elliott (D) 11,867 LAWRENCE Mike Eakin (R) 10,569


YOUNGSTOWN 12 violations at YSU-area bar lead to denial of alcohol permit

The bar's owners may appeal the decision. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


CRAIG BEACH Mayor: Defeat of income tax to hurt service

A levy was approved for Mill Creek Metro Parks. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER CRAIG


TRUMBULL COUNTY Voters at odds with gambling

Some churches didn't support the effort to defeat the measure because they participate in bingo and


TRUMBULL COUNTY Voters give their OK to levies for troubled school districts

Voters in the LaBrae district will see three new buildings constructed. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR


Berdis, Beloit go way back

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF YOUNGSTOWN -- Ron Berdis' first victory as coach of


YOUNGSTOWN SCHOOL BOARD Hanni fails in write-in try; Buzzacco, Taylor join panel

'We've had enough controversy and enough spectacle,' an incumbent board member said. By RON COLE


BEAUTY Q & amp;A

Q. Is it possible that sunscreen is making my face break out? A. Ironic, isn't it, that something


Off-year election fails to attract voter interest

Opinion: There were no presidents or congressmen or governors to be elected in Ohio or Pennsylvania


CHAMPION Kiwanis sponsor Turkey Trot race

About $9,000 was raised last year for charitable causes. CHAMPION -- The 23rd annual Turkey Trot


COLUMBIANA New members elected to city council

City growth and infrastructure are the priorities for new trustees and council members. By NANCY


SALEM 2 newcomers win school board seats

Both candidates were victorious in their first bids for elected office. SALEM -- Two political


MVSD tries to speed up security improvements

District officials have declined to discuss the measures. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


AUSTINTOWN $32M school bond issue denied

The bond issue would have allowed the board to replace the middle school. Now repairs will be made


WASHINGTONVILLE Council naming delayed

One of two police cruisers is beyond repair. WASHINGTONVILLE -- As Michael Donnalley presided over


New voting locations

New voting locations YOUNGSTOWN -- The elimination of 25 percent of the voting precincts in


TRUMBULL COUNTY Voters support all 12 levies for fire, police, emergency

Bazetta Police Department could return to full force as soon as Sunday. By STEPHEN SIFF


YOUNGSTOWN 12 violations at bar near YSU lead to denial of liquor permit

The bar's owners may appeal the decision. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Cavs' fan has hope his team will jell

What's happening with the Cleveland Cavaliers? Posing this question to myself, I picked up the


MERCER AND LAWRENCE COUNTIES Tuesday's results

Vote totals in Superior and Commonwealth court races: SUPERIOR COURT (elect 3)


The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple CANFIELD TRUSTEE: Bill Reese enjoys his first election victory with


CANFIELD Panel will vote for fair board members

One candidate has been omitted from the ballot. CANFIELD -- The Mahoning County Agricultural


MAHONING COUNTY Scandal astounds state bar chief

At a meeting, the bar president compared the county's case-fixing to Watergate. By BOB JACKSON


STATE VOLLEYBALL Fitch has veterans to face tradition

The Falcons are experienced, but Ursula has six state championships. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR


Victims receive check

The Warren police delivered the $17,000 donation. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


CORTLAND Two incumbents see defeat in race for city council seats

Only one incumbent was re-elected, while the mayor supported the challengers. By STEPHEN SIFF


NATION Panel studies remedies for steel

U.S. steelmakers contend they are having trouble paying retirement benefits. By CHRIS SHOTT


COLUMBIANA CO. Roberts, Frost win seats on new court

The judges must decide whether to establish a new court in an existing building or construct a new


THURSDAY

United Board of Education, 7 p.m., United High School library. AGENDA runs daily. Items for the


Man arrested in assault with lighter fluid

YOUNGSTOWN -- City police said they arrested a 47-year-old South Side man early Tuesday after he


LAWRENCE COUNTY In close race, Dem wins judgeship

Several countywide officials who went unopposed in this election will return to office. By LAURE


CORTLAND 2 lose seats on council

Only one incumbent was re-elected, while the mayor supported the challengers. By STEPHEN SIFF


LAWRENCE COUNTY Panel to study government wins approval

Three former county commissioners were elected to the study commission. By LAURE CIOFFI


PREP VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW Division I State Semifinals

Where: Ervin J. Nutter Center at Wright State University in Dayton. When: Thursday Cost: $6


Defense needs help

Defense needs help Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel has doubts about his team's defense.


Campaign finance reports should not be a puzzle

Opinion: Here's a word that all candidates for public office should display prominently in their campaign


Government approves clinical test of Ecstasy

Government approves clinical test of Ecstasy WASHINGTON -- For the first time since the drug


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

THURSDAY Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., will hold a turkey dinner and


FOR THE FUTURE?

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple UNHAPPY SUPPORTER: Marilyn D'Eramo is in poor spirits after the


YOUNGSTOWN STATE FOOTBALL Heacock taking 'inventory' of first nine games

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown State University football


MAHONING COUNTY In townships, voters choose their trustees

Incumbents say they learned more about their constituents during their campaigns. By IAN HILL


POLICE BLOTTER Boardman

Summary of police activity: Oct. 23 Theft: A wallet containing a credit card, an airline ticket


'Graduate' moves on to Broadway stage

'Graduate' moves on to Broadway stage NEW YORK -- Mrs. Robinson is coming to Broadway. Kathleen


LIQUOR PERMITS

LIQUOR PERMITS Transfers, applications Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these


BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Line Drive -- Baseball/Softball Academy will offer hitting, pitching and


Power outage causes fires in Pa.

ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. -- A widespread power outage caused a number of electrical fires in Ellwood City


TRUMBULL COUNTY Political watchdog Jobe fails to unseat incumbents

Incumbents also retained their seats in Brookfield. By TIM YOVICH and STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR


Now more than ever, it's true: War is hell

Opinion: EDITOR: Our president states that we are at war against terrorism. We scurry around the world


WARREN Challenger upsets councilwoman for seat in 6th Ward

The lone Republican candidate failed in her quest for an at-large seat. By STEPHEN SIFF


PRACTICES MAKES PERFECT: Chaney football coach Ron Berdis, right, goes over a play during a recent

PRACTICES MAKES PERFECT: Chaney football coach Ron Berdis, right, goes over a play during a recent


Color guards to march in patriotic parade

Color guards to march in patriotic parade BOARDMAN -- Mahoning Valley residents will have the


LAWRENCE COUNTY Panel of 9 will study government

Three former county commissioners were elected to the study commission. By LAURE CIOFFI


YSU Housing complex delayed a year

A midyear tuition increase is still being considered. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER


HOW TO INSURE TERROR

Opinion: HOW TO INSURE TERROR Washington Post: The terrorist attacks have hit the airline network and the


REGION Voters decide to fire many

Most school issues won, but the biggest one on the ballot -- $32 million for Austintown -- lost by


Cops say man took cab to and from burglaries

Cops say man took cab to and from burglaries HUBBARD -- City police are preparing burglary charges


Douglas defeats Limbian

It is important that Youngstown has a black person on the bench, the judge said. By DAVID SKOLNICK


GAIL WHITE Group's wisdom and warmth are her reward

Often, Diane Murphy and I are called upon to speak to local groups. (A side-effect of having your


WEST SIDE Pastor describes vandalism at parish as religious affront

The church windows had not seen significant damage for six decades, he said. By JoANNE VIVIANO