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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 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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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 Transfers, applications Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these


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


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