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Open house planned Saturday for Van Orsdels

NORTH LIMA -- Thayer and Emma Van Orsdel will be honored from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at an open


19-year-old to face felonious assault charge

19-year-old to face felonious assault charge NILES -- A 19-year-old man accused of beating another


YOUNGSTOWN Group wants state to legalize a casino

Youngstown's state senator said he has no interest in sponsoring legislation to legalize casino


NILES Mayor to file for funding for transit

Several communities have signed on to the countywide transportation plan. By DENISE DICK


FARM BUREAU Trustees to explain changes

The organization director said the situation was handled badly and she and the office secretary were


Belmont Pines opens Warren facility

WARREN -- Belmont Pines Hospital's new adolescent facility has 35 beds for long-term treatment of


THE SKED

THE SKED When: Sunday. Where: Yankee Lake, state Route 7, Brookfield. The lineup: The


BANKING UCFC, Home Savings parent, to pay $23.6M for Potters

The acquisition will move the Youngstown thrift to second place in total deposit market share in the


Registration date set for traveling dancers

Registration date set for traveling dancers NEWTON FALLS -- Girls from the Mahoning Valley


AUDITIONS Where to try out for roles

ACTORS "A Christmas Carol." Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, (330) 788-8739; 7 p.m. Sept.


TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Forum Health and registered nurses reach early tentative contract accord

One primary issue for the Warren nurses is wage parity with their counterparts at Forum's Mahoning


YOUNGSTOWN Traficant skips House session to work on criminal defense

This week marks the return to Washington, D.C., for Congress members after a month recess. By


JOHNSTON Men hold burglary suspect at gunpoint

The other suspect was stopped in Niles after deputies saw him throw a tool out the car window. By


Payback doesn't clear the books

Opinion: If American Red Cross employees in New Castle hadn't discovered $4,220.44 of improper charges on the


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YOUNGSTOWN City council

Youngstown City Council handled these items during a special meeting Wednesday: Authorized the


Fitch cruises in volleyball opener over Jackson

Maggie Case led the defending district champions to a 15-4, 15-4 victory. By JOHN BUTERA


NOTICES

NOTICES BASEBALL All Sport Travel -- of the Youngstown Babe Ruth League will hold a tryout for


Spice Girl pelted with produce during concert

Spice Girl pelted with produce during concert LEICESTER, England -- Though listeners threw fruit


GIRARD Substance found at tannery site

The issue isn't about money, a Washington, D.C., attorney says. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR


MCDONALD COUNCIL Officials apologize for Aug. 8 exchange

Two village policemen were commended for their actions in saving the life of a woman trapped in a


Scrappers finale offers little home comfort

Mahoning Valley lost to New Jersey, 7-2, to cap struggling season at Cafaro Field. By BRIAN


Teacher retention needs new approach, bigger investment

Opinion: With 20 percent of new teachers leaving the classroom after only three years on the job and 50


PREP FOOTBALL Boardman's Beard geared up for milestone season

The senior running back has 4,000 yards, and a future college career, in his sights. By JOE SCALZO


Locally produced plays

Locally produced plays Boardman native Michael Dempsey will see two of his plays produced locally


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Secret indictment served at the jail

The grand jury issued a total of eight indictments. LISBON -- Three men have been served with


LORDSTOWN Lear, UAW reach deal

The tentative deal was reached Wednesday. LORDSTOWN -- A seat maker and its union have reached a


Trespassing in barn

Trespassing in barn LAKE MILTON -- A Warren man arrested in a Mahoning Avenue barn was to be


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Up North, she found new world, same problems

From little Edna Pincham's farmhouse door -- on the property left to her father by his parents and


YOUNGSTOWN Judge accepts decision in Goldberg case

Goldberg's daughter said the family is pleased with the ruling. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


Commissioners OK hirings for Keyes home

Commissioners OK hirings for Keyes home LISBON -- Columbiana County commissioners approved hiring


YOUNGSTOWN Sewage backup angers residents

Most city sewers carry domestic waste, but are designed to take on storm water during heavy rains.


THEATER SEASON For younger set, the play's the thing

They don't make reservations, but when young people decide to go to a play, they show up in groups,


EXPAND STEM CELL RESEARCH

Opinion: San Jose Mercury News: It's increasingly apparent that President Bush's stem cell research policy,


COMMUNITY CUP Final weekend

The Youngstown Area Community Cup is heading into its final weekend with 22 teams in three divisions


Man foils theft at construction site

CANFIELD -- Mahoning County deputy sheriffs arrested two men who they say tried to steal a trailer


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Jessica Blom, 511 Roemer Blvd., Farrell, girl, Sept. 5. Bradley and Lisa Taylor,


These Mill Creek Park roads will be closed from 7 a.m. to late afternoon Saturday for Community Cup

These Mill Creek Park roads will be closed from 7 a.m. to late afternoon Saturday for Community Cup


WARREN Jury selection goes on in double-murder trial

Attorneys want to get a pool of 37 potential jurors. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


NILES Mayor to file for funding for transportation system

Several communities have signed on to the countywide transportation plan. By DENISE DICK


CROSS COUNTRY Sixteen schools entered in East Palestine meet

EAST PALESTINE -- Close races are expected Saturday at the East Palestine High Rotary Cross Country


STEEL DRAGON: "Rock Star" combines the talents of, from left, Jeff Pilson, Mark Wahlberg, Dominic

STEEL DRAGON: "Rock Star" combines the talents of, from left, Jeff Pilson, Mark Wahlberg, Dominic


YOUNGSTOWN No questions asked, judge lets bondswoman keep cash

At show-cause hearings last month, another municipal judge asked lots of questions. By PATRICIA


TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES CHAMPION Township trustees took the following action Wednesday: UUnanimously


Place paces Badger with three goals in girls prep soccer

KINSMAN -- Jenn Place scored three goals, the deciding one with 3:15 remaining, as Badger High


First lady portrayal

First lady portrayal Ida Saxton McKinley, wife of the 25th president of the United States, will be


YOUNGSTOWN Conflict issue in bar case mulled

The city had no legal standing to raise the conflict issue, the bar's lawyer said. By BOB JACKSON


POLICE BLOTTER Canfield, Austintown

Summary of police activity: CANFIELD Aug. 26 Theft: Two men and a woman were seen leaving


WARREN Promotions due among firefighters

For the first time, two black men are being promoted simultaneously into high-ranking positions.


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

Charles and Elizabeth Schiavello of Cincinnati announce the birth of their second child, a son,


YOUNGSTOWN GeekPhreak offers a chance to network

By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR BUSINESS EDITOR YOUNGSTOWN -- Calling all computer geeks. The


Hospital, police accused of mistreatment

WARREN -- An Austintown man and his mother have filed a lawsuit against the Girard Police Department


YANKEE LAKE JAM Bad Habits: a band with vision

The Eye Docs of Rock will open for a couple of national acts Sunday at Yankee Lake Jam. By DEBORA


The American Lung Association of Ohio Northeastern Branch is offering weight-loss and stop-smoking

The American Lung Association of Ohio Northeastern Branch is offering weight-loss and stop-smoking


Cardinal Golf Classic slated at Mill Creek

YOUNGSTOWN -- The ninth Cardinal Classic golf tournament, with 18 schools entered, will be held at


NILES Middle school construction draws closer

The project will cost more than $14 million with $5.88 million coming from a voter-approved bond


HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEWS Friday night football

CHANEY vs. BOARDMAN When: 7:30. Where: Boardman High Stadium. Last meeting: Chaney won 42-20


Ohio should join states with concealed carry laws

Opinion: Ohio should join states with concealed carry laws EDITOR: We do not have to look very far for


BOARDMAN Rural Metro receives three-day suspension

Company officials say the calculations may have been thrown off by one call. By JOHN W. GOODWIN


BANKING UCFC, parent of Home Savings, to buy Potters Financial

The acquisition will move the Youngstown thrift to second place in total deposit market share in the


CENTRAL STATE Man revives school's image

The Buckeye State's only historically black public university brings its road show to the Mahoning


Despite tragedies, Skynyrd plays on

Six weeks ago, bassist Leon Wilkeson died. By JOHN PATRICK GATTA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


YOUNGSTOWN No questions asked, judge allows bondswoman to keep the cash

At show-cause hearings last month, another municipal judge asked lots of questions. By PATRICIA


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Howard G. Frank, 25, of 160 Shadyside Drive, Boardman, and