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TRUMBULL COUNTY Money loss tightens plan

The state Legislature slashed program funding. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

GIRARD Attorneys for school board file motion against parents' lawyer

The attorney says he plans to take the Ohio Bar Exam in July. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR

Henn charity baskets

Henn charity baskets LORDSTOWN -- A Prayer for Peace II basket -- United We Stand will be unveiled

YOUNGSTOWN SCHOOLS Board candidates campaign at forum

School board hopefuls kicked off the political season. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER

MAHONING CO. EMA building set for October



GETTING IT RIGHT U.S. Bankruptcy Judge William T. Bodoh has not ruled on whether to set a $600,000

American Red Cross, Mahoning Chapter, 8392 Tod Ave., Youngstown. Associated Neighborhood Centers,

American Red Cross, Mahoning Chapter, 8392 Tod Ave., Youngstown. Associated Neighborhood Centers,

Police revamp fleet; city to add three cars

The city expects to have about $75,000 in grant funds to help pay the lease. SHARON, Pa. -- The

Former rival added to slate

For Marshall, the game with YSU replaces one with Texas Christian that also was canceled on Sept.

CROSS COUNTRY Malone Invitational next test for runners

The Suburban League championships will be run Tuesday. A dozen area teams will compete in the 33rd

GAIL WHITE His patriotism is always out of the woodwork

Many of us have been digging our flags out of the attic and dusting off red, white and blue mementos

Chaney shuts out Wilson to continue domination

The Cowboys rolled to a 33-0 win behind Ed McElroy, Juan Serrano and great defensive play. By

Beatitude House to sponsor scramble

LAKE MILTON -- Beatitude House will hold a four-person golf scramble Sept. 30 at Lakeside Golf

Floral society show

Floral society show BOARDMAN -- East Liverpool Dahlia and Floral Society's 76th annual dahlia show

TRUMBULL COUNTY Mahoning deputy gets out on bond

The deputy pleaded innocent to all charges. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Jeff and Stefanie Hammond, 110 Hawkins Lane, Columbiana, girl, Sept. 20. Crystal

YSU, city schools work to make learning fun

Opinion: As in other inner city school systems, one of the challenges confronting teachers in the Youngstown

VIRGINIA Man copes with wife's death

The former Austintown man had a memorial service for his wife Monday. By JoANNE VIVIANO

HERMITAGE Committee looks at landscape law

Sidewalks are required for both residential and business areas. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON

WARREN Band chips in for repair of boiler

Boiler repairs will save the hall money on gas bills. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

SHARON City council decides to curb turn lane

City officials fear the state might want back the $121,000 it provided. By HAROLD GWIN

MERCER COUNTY PennDot manager retires

The PennDOT supervisor served his entire 30 years in Mercer County. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR


ADVISERS X4-H Saddle Horse Advisers will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ohio State University

Chase in Austintown leads to the arrest of Masury man

AUSTINTOWN -- A 21-year-old Masury man faces charges of driving under the influence, failing to

Police chief: Car was stolen near New York

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- The case of the abandoned car found hidden in a ravine in Shenango Township

Summary of police activity:

Summary of police activity: BOARDMAN Sept. 11 Criminal damaging: A rock was thrown through a

Coalition explores idea of metro equity

The area's growth trends aren't doing the region any good, an expert said. By ROGER G. SMITH

NEW CASTLE Man waives hearing; back in jail for now

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A Mercer County man is back in jail after waiving his right to a preliminary

Conspirator gets three years

LISBON -- A Hanoverton man will serve three years in prison for conspiring in a murder plot with

YOUNGSTOWN Judge drops county from lawsuit in death

The family alleged that police used excessive force. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE

Supreme Court finally gives ex-judge her comeuppance

Opinion: It has taken three years, but at last the Ohio Supreme Court has made it clear that former Cuyahoga

Niles candlelight vigil is scheduled Sunday

Niles candlelight vigil is scheduled Sunday NILES -- Residents are invited to a candlelight vigil

GIRARD Coroner seeks cause of young child's death

The Trumbull County Prosecutor's Office and Girard police conferred on the boy's death. By TIM

Ex-cop declines to testify

The former police officer said he took a polygraph test and passed. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

Columbiana residents muster their support

Response has been overwhelming, said a Red Cross official. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM

VOLLEYBALL Fitch sparkles with triumph over Quakers

The Facons got good performances from Maggie Case, Katie McDermott and Ashlee Lemke. By JOHN

HOWLAND Conference offers insight

New policies could help Valley groups, couple says. HOWLAND -- A township couple has returned from


Several months ago, I embarked on a wonderful trip to Europe. Susan Eynon and Cynthia Perantoni,

Learning to get a kick out of soccer

I got a pretty interesting letter the other day. I don't get many letters, although to be honest,

LORDSTOWN Officials discuss creating resource officer position

More discussions are planned. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF LORDSTOWN -- The school

Giving spirit helps local agencies

Thirty-two local businesses joined for an annual Day of Caring breakfast. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN

Time for U.S. to re-evaluate its assassination policy

Opinion: Times change, and so must government policies. A U.S. policy that is overdue for change is the one

Sharon wants to help N.Y. and D.C. victims

SHARON, Pa. -- The city is due to get a new 100-foot aerial firetruck Feb. 1, but Fred Hoffman, city

Couple pleads innocent in pig-attack case

Couple pleads innocent in pig-attack case BROOKFIELD -- A Brookfield Township couple pleaded

Guiding principles that ACTION will use to develop a metropolitan equity plan:

Guiding principles that ACTION will use to develop a metropolitan equity plan: Provide incentives

Restaurants kick off United Way campaign

SHARON, Pa. -- Restaurant Revue 2001, traditionally the campaign kickoff point for the United Way of

PREP SOCCER Graves leads Ursuline to win with four goals

The sophomore forward has scored 10 goals in nine matches. STRUTHERS -- Sophomore forward P.J.

Book of basic information filled with tips on skin care

It's not exactly a pop-up book, but if ever there was a simple how-to primer, it's "The Beauty

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GIRLS SOCCER Howland still hungry after loss to once-beaten Poland

Britt Davis scored and goalie Landry Yankle preserved the 1-0 shutout. By BRIAN RICHESSON

Longo-Spirko wedding is set for mid-October

BOARDMAN -- The engagement of Deanna Longo and Tom Spirko, both of Boardman, is being announced by

Consumer agency cuts back services

Consumer agency cuts back services SHARON, Pa. -- Area residents seeking help with a consumer

Americans 'fanatical' about ideals and values

Opinion: Americans 'fanatical' about ideals and values EDITOR: What the Mideastern fanatics will come to

MAHONING COUNTY Terror act increases vehicle security

Police departments have always stressed the locking of cruisers and are reinforcing that rule. By

Autumn wedding set by Erica Getz, Robert Gostey

Announcement is being made of the engagement of Erica Lynn Getz, daughter of Donald L. Getz Sr. of

Student arrested

Student arrested YOUNGSTOWN -- A 19-year-old student involved in a fight with another female

VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP State-ranked Maplewood cruises in ESC match

Mineral Ridge improved to 10-1 and Hubbard to 11-0. SOUTH EUCLID -- Senior setter Stacey Parish

TWO-DEEP CHART Youngstown State vs. Western Illinois

YOUNGSTOWN STATE OFFENSE LT (73) -- Pat Crummey (6-4, 285, Sr.); (66) -- Josh Davis (6-5, 280,


Opinion: Chicago Tribune: In 1893, the United States was a worried and weary nation. A worldwide economic


COURTS MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses John H. Cottrell Jr., 35, of 102 Leighton Ave.,

City states policy for reservists

The city employs about 25 members of the National Guard or Reserve. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR