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Handling of local 'crisis' prompts many questions

Opinion: Was the response by law enforcement and other government agencies in the Mahoning Valley to the

MAHONING VALLEY Officials seek $9.5M for 3 road projects

Widening state Route 46 in two townships would cost $6 million. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN Source of health problems is still a mystery, CHOICE says

Air quality analysis will be done, but otherwise the landlord is stumped. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY

OUR GOOD COOKS An organic lifestyle

Having been married for 55 years, this couple stresses that good health requires attention to the

EAST PALESTINE Tennis courts to be replaced

The city will pay $10,000 of the total cost. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU EAST

Demolition of shopping plaza scheduled to begin, broker says

AUSTINTOWN -- Demolition of the retail plaza at the southwest corner of Mahoning Avenue and state


Opinion: Los Angeles Times: With few exceptions, the dreamy comfort of U.S. affluence and the absence of

LEADERS YSU in NCAA rankings

TEAM STATISTICS (National leader in parenthesis) Rushing Offense: YSU 5th, 324.67 (St. Mary's,

VOLLEYBALL Crestview tames Clippers

Hubbard is 9-0 in the Trumbull Athletic Conference. COLUMBIANA -- Kelly Simons collected eight

HERMITAGE, PA. Route 18 work to begin after delay over bidding

The work is expected to be finished by November 2002. HERMITAGE, Pa. -- The widening of a portion

PHAR-MOR Official: Shelves will be restocked


YOUNGSTOWN Man will spend 8 months in jail

Prosecutors recommended probation but the judge opted for jail. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Gary D. Short II, 25, of 5230 W. Rockwell, Austintown, and

A loving God doesn't condemn the innocent

Opinion: A loving God doesn't condemn the innocent EDITOR: I am sorry that the God of Father Witt is so

Commandment Keepers Temple, 1331 Brighton St., Youngstown, 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday. Miscellaneous items, bring containers and I.D.

Food distribution notices are to be submitted by 3 p.m. the day before they are to be published.

JACKSON TWP. Travel center gets OK

The development potential is being compared to the growth at Salt Springs Road and state Route 46.

NEW CASTLE Center plans a park

Council is finalizing a deal to create a playground and parking near the Scottish Rite Cathedral.

BOARDMAN 3 accused of selling alcohol to minors

Underage buyers obtained alcoholic beverages at three eateries, police said. BOARDMAN -- Employees


BOYS GOLF DIV. III SECTIONAL (Held at Riverview Golf Course) Qualifying teams Warren JFK

ICE ZONE TEAM After taking skating lessons, Emily Slaven becomes a star

Her grandmother's suggestion opened the door to Emily Slaven's figure-skating career. By JOHN

DAVID DENNISON Jr., 83 Former congressman and GOP leader

He was a member of the Federal Trade Commission for seven years. STAFF/WIRE REPORTS WARREN --

YOUNGSTOWN Doctor dropped from suit

Ohio law says doctors are immune from such suits in most cases. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

Cause remains unknown in blaze that injured two

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Fire investigators say they still don't know the cause of a blaze that injured

Question about bus puts transit authority on alert

A videotape of the bus parking lot was to be reviewed today. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME

UDick Leonard, an owner of McMenamy's Banquet Center in Niles, remains an agent for Nationwide

UDick Leonard, an owner of McMenamy's Banquet Center in Niles, remains an agent for Nationwide

GAIL WHITE Stambaugh gets ready to strike up its own band

Stambaugh Auditorium is no stranger to beautiful music. It has played host to some of the greatest

STRUTHERS Mayor vetoes accord with natural gas group

The mayor's veto can be overturned by five votes from city council. By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR

JACKSON TWP. Travel center gets approval

The development potential is being compared to the growth at Salt Springs Road and state Route 46.

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Holly Wilson and Nicholas Minear, 118 Halleck St.,. Youngstown, twin girls, Sept.

INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE South Range defeats ICL foe Jackson-Milton


Power restored

Power restored NEWTON FALLS -- Some 22,838 customers in four counties were without electricity,

LISBON Granted new trial, rapist pleads guilty

The original conviction was tossed because defense attorneys weren't given information that might

SHARON Buildings require repairs

Sharon will have to borrow more money for the projects. HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU

WARREN Jury keeps working in Armstrong murder trial

The defendant refused to testify about the case. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

'Scholarship' contestants should know about U.S.

Opinion: Some years back, the Miss America Organization began referring to itself as the world's largest

Campground helps

Campground helps LISBON -- Lock 30 Woodlands RV Campground will donate revenue from camping fees

VOLLEYBALL Salem remains perfect in loop

Led by Megan Sampson and Kelli Crouse, the Quakers topped Poland to stay unbeaten in the MAC.

GIRARD Panel tackles finances

One of the commission members has served on 19 similar groups. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

SEBRING 8 council candidates remain after election

Two candidates were eliminated. SEBRING -- Eight candidates remain in the race for four at-large


Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County board personnel committee, 12:30 p.m., Youngstown

SALEM $1.4 million East State Street project progresses as city buys rights of way

If all goes well, the project could be completed by next summer. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Pakula's goal nets Canfield 1-0 win

The Cardinals' victory over Poland kept them undefeated in the Metro Athletic Conference. CANFIELD

YSU FOOTBALL Roberts evolves into ace on line

The sophomore from Champion High has developed into a top offensive guard. By PETE MOLLICA

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WARREN Jury mulls decision in slayings of mom, daughter

The jury deliberated about five hours before asking to go to a hotel for the evening. By PEGGY

GIRARD Commission tackles finances

One of the commission members has served on 19 similar groups. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

YOUNGSTOWN 18 years in prison for killer

The victim was slain while helping a woman who was being punched. YOUNGSTOWN -- Tommy Williams

HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW Friday night football

WARREN HARDING vs. AUSTINTOWN FITCH When: 7:30. Where: Fitch Falcon Stadium. Last meeting:

REGION Officials vow to back airport

Security costs have risen by as much as $100,000 a year. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

VALLEY POLITICS Boccieri's deadline looms to decide a home district

Boccieri said he was targeted after he ousted a three-term GOP legislator. By DAVID SKOLNICK

POLAND Woman faces charge of having vicious dogs at large

A high school student reportedly was attacked by several of the woman's dogs. By JOHN W. GOODWIN

Summary of police activity:

Summary of police activity: Sept. 16 Criminal damage: Windows and a mirror were broken on a car

MAJOR BILLS Top creditors

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN Phar-Mor's top unsecured creditors and amount owed as provided by the

YOUNGSTOWN Group plans charter school

Legacy Academy needs approval from Lucas County Educational Service Center. By RON COLE

Let kids talk it out, experts say

By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER LIBERTY -- In the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

Arena board appointee

Arena board appointee YOUNGSTOWN -- Mayor George M. McKelvey named today Charles Sammarone,