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Red Cross urgently needs blood donations

No type O positive or O negative blood is available. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Red Cross blood emergency


GOLF Holy Name League -- will open its 36th season on April 29 at Mahoning Country Club at 4:45

PREP SOFTBALL Three-run outburst keys N. Falls

Freshman Lindsey McCartney blanked Champion over the final eight innings. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR

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YOUNGSTOWN YOH has patients' records available

The old records were boxed and stored away when the hospital closed in spring 2000. By CYNTHIA

Miss Kender, Kevin Fleming to be married

POLAND -- Mr. and Mrs. D. Joseph Fleming, 6686 Katahdin Drive, announce the engagement of their son,


DRYFUSE SLAYINGS Other testimony New Castle police Lt. Thomas Macri said he saw Thomas Kimbell

People of Oregon spoke; Ashcroft refused to listen

Opinion: The people of Oregon tried to send a clear message to Washington that they had their own philosophy

LISBON Man sentenced for raping 16-year-old

The sentence follows a plea agreement reached last month. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM

With scores of NFL draft analysts eagerly waiting to instantly prejudge players who haven't played a

With scores of NFL draft analysts eagerly waiting to instantly prejudge players who haven't played a

AUSTINTOWN Endorsements

The Austintown Men's Democrat Club endorsed these candidates for the May 7 Democratic primary:

SHARON Business threatened over loan pays up

SHARON, Pa. -- One of two businesses threatened with seizure of personal property for failure to

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Paving to include Route 170 stretch

State Route 170 paving will be done at night. NEW PHILADELPHIA -- A series of paving projects

Morris-Braun engagement is announced

BOTKINS -- The engagement of Stacy Jean Morris and Samuel Lee Braun, both of 108 N. Mill St., is

PREP BASEBALL Sharon closes in seventh heaven

Justin Schweiss tossed a three-hit shutout for the Tigers. By BILL ALBRIGHT VINDICATOR

POLAND High school will have cop on duty

The program is meant to be a deterrent. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER POLAND

BOARDMAN Contractor files plans for IHOP eatery

BOARDMAN -- International House of Pancakes restaurant is coming back to the area, according to

YSU BASEBALL Errors costly as Penguins fall to CSU

The Vikings led the whole way in the 6-4 win. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF NILES --

Whereabouts are still a mystery for 600-pound welding machine

The FBI intends to pursue the possibility that perjury was committed at the trial. By PATRICIA


IF YOU GO Ten Thousand Villages Location: 14895 South Ave. Ext., Suite B, Columbiana, in the

June rite planned for Miss Moran, Joseph Kellar

BOARDMAN -- Joanne and Joseph Moran Jr. of Boardman announce the engagement of their daughter, April



Behavioral health agency takes steps to buy, expand building

The commission wants to buy its office space and expand the building. HERMITAGE, Pa. -- The Mercer


'Everyman' was written by a 14th-century monk. CANFIELD -- "Everyman" will lead audience members


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Michael V. Musolino, 26, of 636 W. Wood Street, Lowellville,

NEW CASTLE Retrial begins in Pulaski slayings

Prosecutors say the suspect talked about things only the killer could have known. By LAURE CIOFFI

Home that was site of rape to be torn down, judge rules

WARREN -- A Bristol Township home where a 5-year-old girl was raped last year is to be demolished, a

Victim's mother to speak

Victim's mother to speak AKRON -- Judy Shepard, the mother of a young gay man murdered in Wyoming

PREP BASEBALL Homer-happy Boardman beats Mooney, 10-2

The Spartans hit four home runs in the victory. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF BOARDMAN

MERCER COUNTY Winner suggests help in solving fee dispute

At issue is some $31,000 in fees the authority said it incurred on Winner's behalf. By HAROLD GWIN

AUSTINTOWN Pakistani man faces charges

Police said the man was carrying two sets of identification, including several credit cards. By

KSU Salem to offer new degree

SALEM -- Beginning this fall, Kent State University's Salem campus will provide a new bachelor's

Parents announce Neiman-Yurich engagement

The engagement of Jennifer M. Neiman, 247 Indianola Road, Boardman, and Joseph F. Yurich, 275

NEW CASTLE Man sues commissioners over work he did on board

A hearing is set for mid-May. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Tom Fee is taking the Lawrence County

NEW YORK Brooklyn neighborhood strives to set peaceful example for world

Jews and Muslims there think their community can be a model for Mideast peace. By ALEXANDRA MARKS

LISBON Bond set at $1M for murder suspect

LISBON -- A Knox Township man charged in the murder of his estranged wife's friend is being held

Merchandise on a mission

Purchases support artisans in Third World nations. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR RELIGION EDITOR

TRAFICANT CASE Experts question criticism of judge

The convicted congressman will be interviewed on a national TV talk show. By DAVID SKOLNICK

Employee injured

Employee injured PITTSBURGH -- A New Castle man is in the burn unit at West Penn Hospital in

Sara Cooley, John McDonald set wedding date

BOARDMAN -- Roger and Patty Cooley, 31 Withers Drive, announce the engagement of their daughter,

CLEVELAND Saadey to serve 55 months

The Austintown man maintains his innocence and will appeal. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME

YOUNGSTOWN City picks company to handle public input for major plan

All the input will point the city toward goals. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL REPORTER

Prayer vigil set

Prayer vigil set YOUNGSTOWN -- The Office of Pro-Life Activities of the Catholic Diocese of


YSU Men's team inks Wisconsin player MANITOWOC, Wis. -- Youngstown State men's basketball coach

Save Pennsylvania kids from tobacco's dangers

Opinion: In asking for an ordinance that would ban smoking in public places by those under 18, the Sharon

The Cleveland Browns called at least four teams in the past few weeks to see if there was interest

The Cleveland Browns called at least four teams in the past few weeks to see if there was interest

REV. DANIEL ROHAN No buts about it: Love your neighbor

The Gospel of St. Luke records Jesus as saying to treat others as you would like them to treat you.


BASEBALL LINESCORES CAMPBELL 16, WILSON 3 Wilson00030--329 Campbell0187x--1691 Juawn Gary,

It's a different draft for 49ers; team looks for depth, not stars

The team's owner, John York, is happy with the team's development. By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR


JUST DANDELION The Vindicator/Glenn Luther Picking a special surprise for mom Ian Matey, 7,

Forum Health Northside

Forum Health Northside Sharlena G. Tillman, 856 Rose St., Youngstown, girl, April 19. Salem

YOUNGSTOWN B.J. Alan, competitor go to court

A 1997 civil settlement allows Safety 4th Fireworks to relocate anywhere. By JoANNE VIVIANO

Antiques shop hopes business boosts Struthers

Garden Grove Antiques offers everything from 1950s dining sets to 100-year-old rocking chairs. By

30th anniversary

30th anniversary WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- The Rev. Gary L. Harke, executive director of the

Mariucci's draft plans up in the air

Wide receiver J.J. Stokes could be on his way out. By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


ASSOCIATIONS XBoardman-Canfield Branch of American Association of University Women will meet at