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WARREN Man guilty in rape of girl in park

The prosecution is recommending that the defendant serve seven years in prison. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

WEATHERSFIELD RMI, parent face uncertain times

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNSGSTOWN Its stock tumbled along with others in commercial aerospace, but

LISBON Johnny Appleseed gala centers on patriotism

The festival will donate a portion of the proceeds to disaster relief efforts. By NANCY TULLIS

STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE How about the independents these days?

Warren Harding, Mooney and Ursuline remain without a future league. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR

TRUMBULL COUNTY Girard man indicted on sex-related charges

'Grandpa Bill' has been in the Trumbull County jail since Aug. 13. WARREN -- A 71-year-old Girard

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Floretta Moxley and Joseph McClendon, 464 Almyra Ave., Youngstown, girl, Sept. 18.

FESTIVAL Events schedule

Hours for the Johnny Appleseed Festival are 4 to 11 p.m. today and Friday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

SVC | Through the years

March 31, 1949 -- Austintown Fitch, Campbell Memorial, Struthers, Girard, Hubbard, Niles McKinley

Pavilion to be dedicated in Coitsville

COITSVILLE -- A pavilion originally built at the boyhood home of William Holmes McGuffey will be

2 charged with pizza shop robberies

EAST LIVERPOOL -- East Liverpool police have charged a 19-year-old Wellsville man and a 19-year-old

Reminder for coaches and statisticians

Reminder for coaches and statisticians High school coaches and statisticians are reminded of The


Opinion: Washington Post: House Republicans are peddling a capital-gains tax cut as a possible economic


KORAN The following are passages from the Koran, the holiest book in Islam, on war and peace. The

DiPietro-Raub engagement is announced

Mr. and Mrs. William DiPietro of Hubbard, Thomas Raub of Niles and Linda Raub of Howland are

LISBON Courthouse security becomes a priority

County officials are considering creating a security station at the courthouse. By NORMAN LEIGH

Western Illinois anxious to play game


OHIO STATE FOOTBALL 'Veteran' Clarett becoming leader of heralded class

The former Warren Harding star has a six-month head start on most freshmen. By GARY HOUSTEAU

WARREN Civil suit filed over brief rise in gasoline prices

Refunds were given to overcharged customers. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER WARREN --

Heart Walk chairwoman

Heart Walk chairwoman NORTH CANTON -- Stephanie Schorsten, a 22-year-old Youngstown native, is

GM-Lordstown donates

GM-Lordstown donates LORDSTOWN -- A collection taken at the gates of General Motors' Lordstown

SCHEDULE High school football

TONIGHT City Series Chaney vs. Wilson at YSU, 7 p.m. FRIDAY City Series Rayen vs. Canton

Firearms charges

Firearms charges CLEVELAND -- A federal grand jury in Cleveland has indicted three Youngstown-

MAHONING COUNTY Projects panel hires staffers

The projects panel will be a countywide resource for economic development. By BOB JACKSON

Fighting breast cancer

Fighting breast cancer BOARDMAN -- The National Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer Campaign will begin

TERRORISM IMPACT Traficant blames lack of federal police force

The congressman wants to require federal officials at airports to assist with security. By DAVID

FARRELL, PA. Housing project moves forward

The plan is to raze the Steel City complex and replace it with more attractive units. By HAROLD

HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW Friday night football

NEWTON FALLS vs. CHAMPION When: 7:30. Where: Champion High Stadium. Last meeting: Champion won 28-

NOTEBOOK | Ohio State football

Fitting in: Howland High's Doug Datish will, at some point during his career, find himself trying to


THE SERIES Sunday: An overview. Monday: What led to the breakup. Today: What's in store for


The following indictments were issued Wednesday: Lee Kimble, 39, of Ohio Avenue, two counts of

Spears plans to donate to terrorist victims

Spears plans to donate to terrorist victims NEW YORK -- Britney Spears plans to give $1 from each

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MAHONING COUNTY Area firefighters stand by to help at trade center site

Local firefighters plan to take buses to attend a massive memorial service in New York. By

LORDSTOWN Mayor has advice for school board

The mayor pointed to long executive sessions and a need for more communication as concerns. By


TMH NURSES PACT Details Highlights of the contract which members of the United Nurses of America

WEST MIDDLESEX Police find suspicious car in ravine

Whoever left the Camaro there clearly tried to hide it, the police chief said. WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa.

Just what the doctor ordered -- puppy love

Large dogs walk up and put their heads on hospital beds or the patients' lap. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN

Police arrest man after traffic stop

AUSTINTOWN -- A Moorefield Road man was arrested Wednesday after police found a white powder on the

HERMITAGE, PA. Developer tries to win residents' support for zoning

Two previous developers were unable to get the land rezoned for commercial use. By HAROLD GWIN

Neither clothes nor religion define a person as an enemy

Opinion: The terrorists who toppled the World Trade Center's twin towers could not have viewed their victims

Carlon-Pankuch wedding date to be Oct. 19.

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Nancy and Edward Carlon, 250 Crossbow, formerly of Boardman, are announcing the

Maria Bajnok to be bride of Gilbert Garcia

NEWTON FALLS -- The engagement of Maria Karen Bajnok, daughter of Michael J. and Margaret Bajnok,


COUNCIL ACTION Other topics Youngstown City Council handled these items Wednesday, its first

HERMITAGE Officers to ride on buses

School route runs will get the most attention, one official said. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR

GIRARD Father jailed in sons' injuries

Police said both children had been beaten. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF GIRARD --

Tigers show true colors

Although the Howland High soccer team's record didn't show how good they are, the Tigers' play


YOUNGSTOWN Control board The city's control board approved these spending items today:

DISPARITIES Mahoning Valley

Examples of disparities among Mahoning Valley communities: The area's population declined 9

GIRARD SCHOOLS Parents renew board effort

The board and its lawyers characterize the second removal attempt as ugly. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

YOUNGSTOWN Officials gather for opening of academy for SMARTS

The new location will allow SMARTS to expand to after-school, weekend and summer programming.

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Reiki Sue feels your pain and helps you end it

Audrey Bocek is delighted to have met Sue Deutschlander -- or Reiki Sue, as she likes to be called.

YSU FOOTBALL Heacock: Team not ready for opener

The Penguins are still sorting out their quarterback situation. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR


Inside The Mahoning Valley Scrappers defeated Lowell 7-2 Monday in a New York-Penn League game.

YOUNGSTOWN Disaster leaves imprint on Valley paramedics

The crew worked three days in New York at ground zero. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF

Deputy arrested on drug charges

WARREN -- A 51-year-old Mahoning County deputy sheriff has been arrested on 16 counts of deception

WARREN Registered nurses at Forum Health ratify 3-year pact

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN A union leader said the memory of a long nurses' strike in Youngstown


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Joseph R. Scarsella, 28, of 63 Wilson St., Struthers, and


Bob and Bonnie Klein of Dayton are announcing the birth of their son, Colin Mitchel, Sept. 6 at

WARREN 'Today' show weatherman visits

Al Roker faced stringent airport security measures on his way to Warren. By AMANDA C. DAVIS

Report illustrates economic weak spots in region

The author advocates political cooperation to reverse the decline. By ROGER G. SMITH VINDICATOR


Who: Scrappers (35-26) at Lowell (27-34). When: 7:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390).

MATCHUP Youngstown State vs. Western Illinois

2-0Overall record1-0 41Points per game17 3.5Points allowed13 495.5Total offense302

TRUMBULL COUNTY Former cop denies accusation

The former police officer said he knew the victim and would not have arranged his death. By PEGGY

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Fitch's Davanzo Tate decides on WVU

Fitch coach Carl Pelini said Tate is the ideal guy to coach. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS


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Area Muslims address beliefs

Muslims in the Mahoning Valley say their religion endorses peace, not war. By IAN HILL

For Fujimori to see justice, Japan must help Peru

Opinion: As president of Peru, Alberto Fujimori rode on top of the world -- especially with the help of his


GETTING IT RIGHT Betty Fetchet of Liberty was misidentified in some editions Wednesday in a story