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Local Lions club offers scholarships

LORDSTOWN -- The Lordstown Lions Club is announcing three new scholarships that are available for

TRUMBULL COUNTY Mother gets time in jail

The mother could have received up to five years in prison, court officials said. By PEGGY

STAGE REVIEW 'Gun Shy' at YSU takes aim at relationships

The premise of this play is bizarre, but hilariously so. By GARRY L. CLARK VINDICATOR STAFF

Some athletes make bad role models for children

Opinion: Some athletes make bad role models for children EDITOR: I just watched a show on ESPN's "Outside

BOARDMAN Man pleads innocent in shooting of dog

Police said there is no report to indicate the dog had threatened anyone. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.

HEALTH Leisure bras safe for sleep

TEENGROWTH.COM Q. Is it safe to sleep with a bra on? I've heard different things. A. Yes, it is

SHARON Police ask council to enact tobacco-use law for minors

The law would make it illegal for kids to use tobacco products in public places. By HAROLD GWIN

MIKE BRAUN Local club has deer on the go

Over the years, area outdoors clubs have resorted to adding all sorts of things to their repertoires


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Louie B. Henderson Jr., legal age, of 633 E. Dewey Ave.,

HERMITAGE City will borrow for commerce park

The planned technical park is expected to draw high-tech manufacturing operations. HERMITAGE, Pa.

Pit bulls' owner found guilty of disorderly conduct

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. -- The owner of two pit bulls shot and killed by police March 29 has been found

WARREN Committee rejects plan for Korey Stringer Blvd.

The all-pro football player died last summer of heatstroke. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

BECKY SHER | Hype You'll flip for journal, all write

Every girl needs a private place to record all that stuff she can't tell anybody else. (Some things

SHARON City acts on business-loan defaults

The Rib Connection and Central Perk & amp; Deli have fallen behind in their loan payments. By

MAHONING COUNTY Escapee pleads guilty to charges

The woman escaped by slipping out of handcuffs and a police car. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

WASHINGTONVILLE Chief: Search continues for man's cash

In the hunt for the lost cash, police have followed leads to dead ends. WASHINGTONVILLE -- Police

JACK WOLLITZ Fishing warms up

Fishing is on the upswing throughout the area as anglers dust off their equipment and travel to

YOUNGSTOWN POLICE Block watches place no focus on chief's race

Block watch people talk about police presence and quality-of-life crimes, not the race of the new

9 arrested in drug raids

9 arrested in drug raids YOUNGSTOWN -- Members of the Youngstown Police Department vice squad used

CANFIELD The circus is coming to grandstand

The outdoor venue will allow for more acts. CANFIELD -- For the first time in 38 years, the circus

WEED AND SEED PROGRAM Sharon plans to kick in share

The state is picking up the bulk of the annual $228,500 cost of the project. By HAROLD GWIN

WARREN Coke plant begins hiring LTV workers

Workers temporarily will earn about $1 an hour less than they made with LTV. By DON SHILLING

AVALON SOUTH LAWSUIT Panel recommends asking for receiver to handle accounts

The city has asked the court to dismiss the suit. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

UNION TOWNSHIP Grant will pay for addition of ball field parking spots

New Castle, Pa. -- Fifty to sixty parking spaces will be created on Wilson Drive this year to ease

9,500 pages of 'gibberish'

Opinion: Part of running a fair tax system involves being able and willing to catch tax cheaters. The


EVENTS Lakes Tournament Trail: West Branch May 11, Berlin Reservoir June 23, Mosquito Creek

W. PA. Kennedy Catholic slips past Sharon

The Eagles won 1-0 despite a no-hit game by Tiger pitcher Lindsey Churlick. By BILL ALBRIGHT

GAIL WHITE Home-movie memories -- some, I'd like to erase

We were spending a family evening watching home movies. I just love home movies -- watching the

PREP BASEBALL Campbell outlasts visiting Chaney, 11-10

Mark Such singled home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh for an 11-10 win. By BOB ROTH


YSU Softball CANFIELD -- Youngstown State dropped a 9-1 decision to Kent State Thursday in a


AGENDA SATURDAY Milton Township Trustees, 8 a.m., town hall, special meeting to select a zoning


St. Elizabeth Ashley Blasens, 102 N. Maryland, Youngstown, boy, April 18. Jason and Mary Lou

LAWRENCE COUNTY Testimony is denied in trial

The judge said the doctor's theories were based on opinion. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW

Trumbull pupils are tops in math

WARREN -- Trumbull County pupils swept the 24 Challenge regional math competition in Cleveland's

LISBON Bids for library are lower than projected by officials

Borrowing and raising funds will be necessary to make the project happen. By NORMAN LEIGH

SHARON COUNCIL Police seek tobacco-use law for minors

The law would make it illegal for kids to use tobacco products in public places. By HAROLD GWIN

WARREN Music hall renovations approved by trustees

Trustees reviewed drawings for expansion of the band shell. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

AUSTINTOWN Board mulls zone permit for church

The 54-member church is occupying rented quarters in Boardman. AUSTINTOWN -- The board of zoning


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

Annual clothing drive

Annual clothing drive AUSTINTOWN -- The Salvation Army's Austintown Council will conduct its

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Man to be arraigned in shooting death

The charge bears a maximum penalty of life in prison. LISBON -- A Knox Township man is to be

City returns Medicaid overpayments

EAST PALESTINE -- City Manager Gary Clark said the city has paid $4,208 to Ohio Job and Family

YOUNGSTOWN Control board

The city's board of control -- the mayor, law director and finance director -- approved these items

INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

These people were indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury: Brian J. Zordich, 36, Estate

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TRUMBULL COUNTY Board: Probe waste transfer

Three township residents have complained about a rotting smell. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR

Owners of vicious dogs must be held to account

Opinion: If there was any doubt that the city of Warren needs tougher laws to deal with the ever-present

MAHONING VALLEY Animal rescuer charged

The operator of the animal rescue group doesn't adopt cats to anyone 70 or older, police said. By

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Girard's Petracca throws a no-hitter

He walked the first batter he faced, then struck out 16 in a 1-0 win over Brookfield. GIRARD --


Who: Phillies (Padilla 2-1) at Pirates (Fogg 2-0). When: 7:05 p.m. Radio/TV: WKST-AM (1200), Fox


FISHING All about fly rods at Books and Hooks shop Books and Hooks fly shop in Girard will host

DEMOCRATS 5 candidates for 17th District attend forum

Five of the six Democratic congressional candidates gave their views and positions during a forum

West Virginia tries again

West Virginia tries again John Beilein, the coach at Richmond the last five years, was introduced

Woman dies of injuries in two-car accident

Woman dies of injuries in two-car accident NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- A 76-year-old New Castle woman

SCOTT SHALAWAY Make every day an Earth Day

"Building a sustainable society is the critical challenge of this century. Everything depends on