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YOUNGSTOWN Diwali festivities Saturday

For the business community, Diwali marks the beginning of the new financial year. YOUNGSTOWN --


FROM THE HEART

FROM THE HEART Children reach out Other messages local elementary school pupils are sending on


HERMITAGE Owner battles with city over rebuilding razed home

Stacey said he's trying to comply with a zoning regulation that says reconstruction must begin


REGION

REGION Cornersburg News moves into drugstore CORNERSBURG -- Cornersburg News has moved inside


Voters gave approval to most school districts

Opinion: The majority of voters said "yes" to the children of their communities by voting for area school


VETERANS DAY

VETERANS DAY Closings Here are plans for state, county and federal agencies and other


CANFIELD FAIR Ownership of grandstand is transferred

The county gained ownership of the grandstand in 1935 so a WPA grant could be obtained. By BOB


INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

Chaz Dionyous Bunch, 17, of Willis Avenue, was indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury on


Sergeant looks forward to The Valley's Tribute

Sergeant looks forward to The Valley's Tribute BOARDMAN -- Sgt. Ken Madeline of the Boardman


CSEA workers leave meeting with county

CSEA workers leave meeting with county WARREN -- Talks between Trumbull County officials and


PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFF PAIRINGS

OHIO REGIONAL SEMIFINALS DIVISION I All games Saturday, 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Region 1


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Kristy Protain and Edward Stephenson, 113 Halls Heights, Youngstown, girl, Nov. 8.


SALEM Humane groups tangle in court

Payment from a trust fund was suspended about two years ago after allegations of mismanagement


COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW Saturday's games

MOUNT UNION (9-0, 8-0) vs. HEIDELBERG (1-8, 1-7) When: 1 p.m. Where: Frost-Kalnow Stadium,


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.272.45 Banc One, .84,35.4235.45 Clear Channel, 41.60


By CYNTHIA VINARSKY

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN WARREN -- After 30


Fires strike CCA, house

Fires strike CCA, house YOUNGSTOWN -- Employees and residents of Community Corrections


Kids share kind words

The stars will be displayed at Saturday's patriotic parade in Boardman, and then sent to the


MAHONING COUNTY State probes travel charges made by officials

State auditors decided to look into the matter on their own, an official said. By BOB JACKSON


Columbiana baseball coach voted out by school board

COLUMBIANA -- Bruce Wolfe said he has no idea why he is no longer at the helm of the Columbiana High


AUSTINTOWN SCHOOLS Bond issue hinges on ballots yet to be counted

The issue could go back on the ballot next year if it doesn't pass. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF


White powder reported

White powder reported CANFIELD -- Police collected an unidentified white powdery substance


TRUMBULL COUNTY FBI: Gambling ring has connection to mob

The investigation started in March 2000 and is continuing, the FBI says. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


MERCER COUNTY Man gets probation in accident

MERCER, Pa. -- A Greenville man was placed on 15 months' probation Thursday for causing a traffic


Building on literacy

The conference will emphasize the connection between reading and writing. By AMANDA C. DAVIS


YOUNGSTOWN Officials look for way to resume demolitions

The city's demolition budget is depleted for this year. YOUNGSTOWN -- Several city department


GROWING BUSINESS: Brothers Bill, left, and Ken Sims have expanded their auto dealership on Elm Road

GROWING BUSINESS: Brothers Bill, left, and Ken Sims have expanded their auto dealership on Elm Road


Anthrax scare changes mail habits in the Valley

Local calls to authorities about anthrax have been steadily declining, officials say. By JOHN


MOUNTIANEER ENTRIES

MOUNTIANEER ENTRIES TODAY -- 7 P.M. 1st--$19,700, mdn spl wt, 2 & amp; 3YO F, 1mi.


Columbiana County schedules flu shots

Columbiana County schedules flu shots LISBON -- Columbiana County Health Department will


CRAIG BEACH Man, 38, arrested by deputies

CRAIG BEACH -- Mahoning County deputy sheriffs charged a Denver drive man this morning after his


YOUNGSTOWN Judge scolds women involved in '98 fight

A woman's lower lip was nearly bitten off by one of her attackers. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


FRIENDS HOUSE CHAPEL CHURCH, 192 HASELTINE AVE., YOUNGSTOWN, 10 A.M. TO 2 P.M. SATURDAY. WINTER COAT GIVEAWAY.

Free clothing distribution notices are to be submitted by 3 p.m. the day before they are to be


WESTERN RESERVE

WESTERN RESERVE The Western Reserve Local Board of Education met recently and: UHeard Victor


CANFIELD Country club to appeal ruling on sexual bias

Tippecanoe Country Club is to eliminate all practices that limit access to its golf course based on


An old fashioned tribute to heroes of yesterday, today

Opinion: Heroes come in all sizes. The Bible had David. The balladeer had Big John. But whether a hero is


DIVISION I PLAYOFFS Opponent has similar story to Warren Harding

Ball control will be the Raiders' key to victory. By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


PRECAUTIONS

PRECAUTIONS Advice for handling mail What should make me suspect a piece of mail? It's


GAME TIME Saturday

Who: Ohio State vs. Purdue. Where: Ohio Stadium. When: 12:10 p.m. TV/radio: ESPN, WKBN-AM


WARREN Bookstore event features authors, music of Valleys

An independent bookstore showcased Mahoning and Shenango Valley talent. By PETER H. MILLIKEN


HEALTH Operation Stroke aims to increase awareness

According to a local physician, 38 percent of Americans don't know that strokes damage the brain and


GET THE MONEY TO THE VICTIMS NOW

Opinion: GET THE MONEY TO THE VICTIMS NOW Chicago Tribune: The federal government is locked in a debate


MERCER COUNTY Budget takes a hit as expenses soar

No layoffs are planned for the rest of this year, but it is too early to predict what could happen


Academic and athletic achievement

Academic and athletic achievement Lordstown High's Emily Freudenrich and Derek Garrod of


TRAFICANT CASE Papers are put on the Record

The documents include a letter, an audiotape transcript and two affidavits. By DAVID SKOLNICK


SMOKEY JOE'S Officials ban bar's sale of alcohol

Since July, a homicide, four shootings and a stabbing have taken place outside the bar. By


Falcons win one, but lose next two

Fitch will focus on next year, where they'll return four of six starters. By JOE SCALZO


STROKE

STROKE The warning signs Every year 600,000 Americans suffer a stroke; 160,000 die from it. You


Killing terrorists will send a message to others

Opinion: Killing terrorists will send a message to others EDITOR: I agree with a recent letter that


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS XNortheast Homeowners Association will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Price Memorial


MAHONING COUNTY State probes officials' travel charges

State auditors decided to look into the matter on their own, an official said. By BOB JACKSON


T-shirts from patriotic event will benefit widows' fund

BOARDMAN -- A T-shirt sale to benefit the families of police and firefighters will be held on


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT * Richard Malone, a Liberty school board member, finished third in Tuesday's race


YOUNGSTOWN Seminar guests deliver warning about predatory mortgage lenders

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN The speakers said predatory lending practices have caused many to lose


O'Reilly's criticism prompts Clooney letter

O'Reilly's criticism prompts Clooney letter NEW YORK -- There's a feud brewing between George


Milton Twp. unable to pay police officers

LAKE MILTON -- Milton Township trustees conducted a special meeting this morning after learning they


SATURDAY

Craig Beach Planning Commission, 7 p.m., municipal building. AGENDA runs daily. Items for the


GAIL WHITE Kids and adults share patriotic attitude

Through recent conversations with a den of Cub Scouts and a group of men at a barbershop, I have


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Clifton W. Mills Sr., 42, of 31 W. Chalmers, Youngstown, and


MEETING NOTES Other matters

Commissioners also handled these matters Thursday: For the second time, accepted the resignation


HELPERS: Jakequan Pringle, left, and Samantha Workman give a hand to Gail Gibbons as she draws a

HELPERS: Jakequan Pringle, left, and Samantha Workman give a hand to Gail Gibbons as she draws a