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NILES Groundbreaking is set for McKinley house

The building is expected to be finished in early November and open in December. By DENISE DICK


PREP SOFTBALL This time, Raiders are decisive

South Range rolled to victory in a rematch with Jackson-Milton. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR


SEBRING Man guilty of pulling gun on cop

The jury deliberated nearly four hours over two days. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE


BIRTHS

BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Donna Smith, 2239 W. 4th St., McDonald, girl, April 26. Robert


YOUNGSTOWN Seeking a staff of tech experts

The downtown incubator wants to add consultants to attract entrepreneurs from outside the area. By


YOUNGSTOWN Execution put on hold for appeal

YOUNGSTOWN -- A city man on Ohio's death row has been granted a reprieve by the Ohio Supreme Court.


RELAYS FOR LIFE Teams fight cancer

The Warren Relay for Life has been the largest single-site relay in the state for seven consecutive


Pope fails in his mission to guide Catholics in U.S.

Opinion: The best that can be said about the extraordinary two-day meeting in Rome between Pope John Paul II


YOUNGSTOWN Teens say volunteer spirit springs from their families

A recognition banquet was the first of what is planned to be an annual event. By JOHN W. GOODWIN


CHARTER SCHOOLS Performance

A new report finds that Ohio's charter schools generally perform lower than the school districts in


Niles tax deadline

Niles tax deadline NILES -- Tuesday is the deadline to file Niles income tax returns. There is a


YOUNGSTOWN Man, 20, gets 10 years for slaying

The killing came after an argument over a cigarette lighter, authorities said. By BOB JACKSON


Investigators question teens in Colo. wildfire

Investigators question teens in Colo. wildfire BAILEY, Colo. -- Authorities have questioned three


KIMBELL TRIAL

KIMBELL TRIAL Other testimony Trooper William Phillips, the lead investigator, said he


LAWRENCE COUNTY Defense lawyer hasn't decided if Kimbell will take the stand

Jail inmates said Thomas Kimbell told them the slayings resulted from a drug deal gone bad. By


ELECTION 2002 Court of appeals rejects teen's bid to run for office

The court of appeals say the 17-year-old was not eligible to hold office because of his age. By


Ohio Poll shows Treasurer Deters behind his Dem challenger Boyle

The poll shows Republicans ahead of Democratic candidates in four state races. By DAVID SKOLNICK


FINANCIAL REPORT A look at candidates' funds

17TH DISTRICT U.S. REP. THOMAS C. SAWYER (D) Previous balance: $161,422 Contributions: $37,060


17TH DISTRICT RACE Sawyer's war chest tops list

By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- U.S. Rep. Thomas C. Sawyer still


Statement planned

Statement planned BOARDMAN -- Richard Duffett of Austintown, who is planning to run for Mahoning


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MERCER COUNTY Humane Society honors 11-year-old

The fifth-grader has been named Mercer County's first Junior Humane Agent. By HAROLD GWIN


POLAND PRESBYTERIAN Church celebrates bicentennial

A thriving church is the second oldest on the Western Reserve. By TRACEY D'ASTOLFO VINDICATOR


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS FRIDAY 1st--N V Jay(R Tharps)10.005.003.20 Rose Run Divine(B


WEATHERSFIELD RTI lands deal with European aircraft maker

The new contract is expected to move RTI into position as the second-largest supplier to Airbus.


COLUMBIANA Labor contract pleases police

Police could not seek union representation until Columbiana achieved city status. By NANCY TULLIS


MAHONING COUNTY Court of appeals rejects teen's bid to run for office

The court of appeals say the 17-year-old was not eligible to hold office because of his age. By


The Mahoning Valley Sanitary District is applying to the federal government for a $115,000 grant to

The Mahoning Valley Sanitary District is applying to the federal government for a $115,000 grant to


Appreciation day

Appreciation day AUSTINTOWN -- Austintown Baptist Church will show its appreciation and recognize


POLICE PACT | Columbiana

Key items of the contract between Columbiana and the sergeants, dispatchers and patrolmen in its


NILES Replacement of Main Street viaduct to begin

The viaduct will remain open to traffic while it is being replaced. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR


Woman faces charges in theft and assault

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A New Castle woman accused of stealing an elderly woman's purse and then running


CANFIELD Candidate in 1999 city council race violated election law

He still owes the state for filing his financial disclosure statement nearly two years late. By


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS XMill Creek Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will meet at 6 p.m.


YSU

YSU Track and field PHILADELPHIA -- Freshman 5,000-meter runner Emily Schnitkey of Youngstown


EASTER Orthodox churches

Nativity of Christ Orthodox Catholic Church, 727 Miller at Gibson, Youngstown. Thursday: Liturgy, 10


GROUNDBREAKING Groundbreaking is set for McKinley house

The building is expected to be finished in early November and open in December. By DENISE DICK


PREP BASEBALL Big innings key Rayen's victory

Mark Sikora pitched a three-hitter for Boardman in a 17-0 win over Warren Harding. YOUNGSTOWN --


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Youngstown State University -- will offer a pitching clinic by assistant coach Craig


WARREN Slaying investigation centers on 911 caller

A caller telephoned 911 twice -- first reporting illegal dumping and then, 20 minutes later, saying


REV. MIJOLJUB MATIC Orthodox to observe Palm Sunday

Sunday, April 28, is the Eastern Orthodox Palm Sunday. It's been 1,969 years since we Orthodox


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Richard L. Malloy Jr., 27, of 6408 Timberidge, Austintown, and


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

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Much too much ado about helmets

Pole vaulters need to be properly coached, an area coach said. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS


OHIO CHARTER SCHOOLS Official: Report is no surprise

By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Ohio's top educator isn't surprised by a