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Subscribers' Medicare rates increase depending on locality

Lawrence County rates are much lower because it is part of an urban region under federal guidelines.

WEEKEND LEADERS High school football

RUSHING Dan Zitkovic, Springfield, 287 yards, 25 carries, 3 TDs. Delbert Ferguson, Ursuline, 238

Pastor's remarks not church policy

Father Witt's comments about terrorist attacks do not reflect Catholicism, the diocese chancellor

GIRARD Council appoints last person to panel

A councilwoman questioned the lack of diversity on the financial oversight commission. By TIM

Parents reveal Sandine-Farley wedding date

Plans for the upcoming marriage of Mandie Sandine and Ken Farley, both of 1598 Westwood, Lakewood,

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Library tries to lure teens with XTreme adventure

We've had extreme football, extreme skateboarding, and even extreme sandboarding. Now, we're about


TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES BOARDMAN Trustees Monday approved the following: UPurchase of storage

AWARDS Players of the week

MVR Offensive Player of Game: Jeff Ryan, 6-0, 185, senior quarterback from Boardman. MVR Defensive

Crop-dusting planes could pose danger to area

Opinion: Crop-dusting planes could pose danger to area EDITOR: The Saturday following the cowardly attack

WARREN 28-year-old man faces two charges of arson

AUSTINTOWN -- A 28-year-old Warren man faces two charges of arson in two fires at a house, a


Lock Haven (0-4) lost to Indiana, Pa. 42-0; Next: vs. Shippensburg. Clarion (1-3) lost to

Treharne-Vinopal engagement is made known

STRUTHERS -- Announcing plans for their forthcoming wedding are Jackie Treharne and Joe Vinopal,

PHAR-MOR Chain to pick weakest links

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN Top officials met with local employees Monday. By CYNTHIA VINARSKY

NEW CASTLE SCHOOL PLAN Residents speak of safety issues

Residents are worried about increased emergency response times to their homes. By LAURE CIOFFI

FARRELL City council OKs sale of vacant lots for house

The city will soon have three new residents on Woodland Avenue. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON


Opinion: Washington Post: The Bush administration has made clear that the war it has declared on terrorism

Sky is the limit for Hubbard ace

Only a junior, Katy Jo Mroski is attracting big-time attention from major colleges. By JOE SCALZO

OHIO Bills backed by local legislators will offer prescription drug aid

The plan would save uninsured or underinsured Ohioans 50 percent to 60 percent. By PETER H.

Townships rap mayor for annexation stance

The township association will try to solicit businesses in Warren to relocate to nearby townships.

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EAST PALESTINE City plans to keep its Y2K generator

The mayor said the generator would sell for far less than its value. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR

Jailhouse conversion comes too late to be convincing

Opinion: Lost in all the news about the attack on the World Trade Center was an Ohio story about how John

CAMPBELL Fire chief must retest to maintain his job

A court of appeals ruling states the chief was unfairly appointed. By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN Shooting case goes to jury

Tommy Williams' first trial ended in April with a hung jury. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

Gas plant hearing

LISBON -- The public will have an opportunity to sound off in a formal setting regarding a proposed

WARREN City takes officials to court for lack of income tax forms

The councilwoman's case was dismissed. She had to pay $75 in court costs. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and

Taft urges confidence in economy

The governor was in the Valley to break ground for a new Delphi Packard plant. By DAVID SKOLNICK

Dog alerts family to fire

Dog alerts family to fire CAMPBELL -- A family dog woke its sleeping owner around 4:50 a.m. today

AUSTINTOWN Channel doesn't censor, chief says

Channel 19 wouldn't receive any money from the 3.9-mill bond issue that will be on the ballot in

Two men are shot on city's North Side

YOUNGSTOWN -- Two young city men received treatment at St. Elizabeth Health Center after being shot

MAHONING COUNTY Voting system bids get scrutiny

The elections board wants to start using electronic-voting machines by the May primary. By DAVID

High attendance at a weekend hunting and military relic show at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles

High attendance at a weekend hunting and military relic show at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles

PHAR-MOR Is cutting stores the right strategy?

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN Observers question how long the chain can survive after it reduces its

Board develops reapportionment plan

The 33rd Senate district, represented by Robert Hagan, would pick up part of Tuscarawas County. By

SEASONAL STYLES Conversion hints

Here are some modern ideas for clothing you can wear right now and well beyond October: Anything

Death penalty dropped

Death penalty dropped WARREN -- The Trumbull County Prosecutor's Office has dropped a death

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Alisa Humbert and Aaron Griffin Sr., 2513 Rosewood Road, Youngstown, girl, Sept. 24.

MERCER Committee: Inmates should pay for costs

The medical cost for inmates doubled to $17,000 last month. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON

GREENVILLE Candle service will honor victims

Smith said everyone she contacted was ready and willing to participate. By HAROLD GWIN

Ribbons help tie her to victims

Local stores have offered to help the kindergartner raise funds for New York City victims. By

New Castle apartment fire injures 2

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Two people were injured in a fire at a Lawrence County Housing Authority

YOUNGSTOWN School board looks to general fund for renovations

State officials could recommend building a new East Middle School. By RON COLE VINDICATOR

NILES Attacks likely drew big crowd to gun show, promoter says

Some vendors sold out of some types of ammunition at the show. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN Cops' lawyers seek separate trials

The officers have antagonistic defenses, according to court documents. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

YSU FOOTBALL Ryan's play ignited team

The senior quarterback from Boardman was the offensive player of the game against Western Illinois.

Miss Antronica, Mr. Snyder set wedding date

YOUNGSTOWN -- Sam and Pauline Antronica, 4471 Little Johns Place, are announcing the engagement of

Memorial for victims

Memorial for victims NORTH JACKSON -- A public memorial service will take place today for those

Silent auction

Silent auction WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- ERASE (Endorse Resistance of All Substance Abuse Everywhere)

Laws of New York should take precedence over Giuliani's desire

Opinion: New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani may be one of the most popular men in America right now, given his


COURTS MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Calvin Morris Martin, 38, of 288 Epps-Martin Road,

Two students killed by tornado in Maryland

Two students killed by tornado in Maryland COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Emergency officials were trying

Residents report theft of two American flags

Residents report theft of two American flags POLAND -- Two American flags were stolen from one

Baby's death probed

Baby's death probed YOUNGSTOWN -- Detectives are investigating the death of an 11-month-old girl