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YOUNGSTOWN THERMAL EPA faults steam-heat company

Environmental regulators say the allegation is based on smokestack-emissions testing performed in


Howland softball team wins state

EDINBURG -- The Howland Lady Tigers 9-10-year-old fastpitch softball team won the Ohio Girls


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WARREN Drug sale, assault net man 4 years

Defense attorneys said their client did not know the men shooting at his vehicle were cops. By


"I think it's something worth exploring. I think the opportunities are substantial. I support the

"I think it's something worth exploring. I think the opportunities are substantial. I support the


LAWRENCE COUNTY Ex-coach sues over dismissal

The former coach contends he learned of his dismissal in a local newspaper. NEW CASTLE, Pa. --


Dem candidates will appear at fair

LISBON -- A Democrat Candidates Night is set for 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Friday at the Columbiana County


TRAFICANT CASE Colucci's no-show irks judge

The lawyer has until Tuesday to explain what happened. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY When elegant living meets truck driver's son ...

I just had a great thought -- what if former Congressman Traficant and Martha Stewart could both be


PHAR-MOR WORKERS Giant Eagle hires Tamco laborers

About 107 former Phar-Mor pharmacy employees are already working at Giant Eagle stores. By CYNTHIA


Elizabeth Brown to be bride of William Sweeney

The engagement of Elizabeth Ann Brown, 21215 Mastick Road, Fairview Park, and Dr. William Sweeney


Canfield police nab teenager with weapon

CANFIELD -- A Village Boulevard teen accused of approaching police with a knife that looks like a


ENON VALLEY, PA. Woman faces 22 citations in case of animal cruelty

More than 36 animals were found on the property. ENON VALLEY, Pa. -- An Enon Valley woman faces 22


Greater Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 467 Cohasset Drive, Youngstown, 12:30 p.m. Friday. Food and clothing. Bring containers and identification.

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


Third in a series on the 2002 Hall of Fame inductees.

Third in a series on the 2002 Hall of Fame inductees.


TRUMBULL COUNTY Commissioners OK 10-year abatement

The panel also approved an agreement to sell used items on the Internet. WARREN -- Trumbull County


COLUMBIANA CO. Judges consider federal loan

No sales tax or county general fund money will be used to pay for the new courthouse. By NORMAN


NEW BRIGHTON, PA. Authorities warn of gator in Beaver River

NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- There haven't been any vegetarian piranhas spotted this summer, but


AUSTINTOWN | Court cases

Several people recently appeared before Judge David D'Apolito in Mahoning County Court in


NOTICES

NOTICES BASEBALL Independent baseball team -- looking for players ages 14-17 to play in late


MAHONING COUNTY Transfer of cash to run airport likely to be last

The money is left over from last year's allocation for capital improvements. By BOB JACKSON


HERMITAGE, PA. Officials open bids on park work

A walking trail and restrooms are major components of the project. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Aberdeen Ironbirds (16-26) at Scrappers (23-19). When: 7:05. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390).


Wright-Voorhies betrothal is made known

The coming marriage of Dr. Jeana Wright and Dr. Scott Voorhies is being announced by their parents,


LIBERTY Municipal leaders see benefits of dredging Mahoning River

The dredging cost isn't as formidable as it sounds, the CASTLO director said. By PETER H. MILLIKEN


CANFIELD Rental chain reports profits have gone up

The company has resumed its aggressive growth strategy, with plans to open 12 stores this year.


MAHONING VALLEY Several people indicted in Cleveland

A woman was charged with engaging in sex acts with an inmate under her authority. YOUNGSTOWN -- A


Police probe shooting death of woman, 30

GIRARD -- Police are investigating the Wednesday night shooting death of a woman in her home.


BOARDMAN Police probe girl's rape

No arrests have been made. BOARDMAN -- Police are investigating a report of a rape last week of a


The reception honoring of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mazzarino of Struthers was held at Antone's Banquet

The reception honoring of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mazzarino of Struthers was held at Antone's Banquet


LOCAL

LOCAL Barrett event to preview season BOARDMAN -- The Boardman Lions Club will present the 34th


FAIR SCHEDULE | Events and times

The Columbiana County Fair is this week at the fairgrounds in Lisbon. Gate admission is $5, with


The milky way

By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU LISBON -- With temperatures in the 90s and a bright sun


Youngstowners aren't Belmont Ave.'s problem

Opinion: Youngstowners aren't Belmont Ave.'s problem EDITOR: Former Mayor Pat Ungaro's remarks about


SCRAPPERS NOTEBOOK From Cafaro Field

Move up: Left-handed pitcher Carl Sadler, who pitched with the Scrappers in 1999-2000, made his


August wedding for Miss Cortese and Mr. Campana

YOUNGSTOWN -- Claire and Joseph Cortese of Youngstown are announcing plans for the summer wedding of


Osborn ignites Scrapper victory

He homered and tripled as the Scrappers toppled Aberdeen 5-1 at Cafaro Field. By BILL SULLIVAN


SALEM Hospital must pay to settle lawsuit

The lawsuit also named as a defendant a company the hospital used to provide emergency room


YOUNGSTOWN Utility rates set to go up

The proposed sewer rate increases are in addition to increases adopted earlier this year. By PETER


MAHONING COUNTY Another inmate released in error

The inmate will face old charges in municipal court. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER


A man of some of the people, some of the time

Opinion: A man of some of the people, some of the time EDITOR: In the July 31 Vindicator, a letter writer


Niles man charged with selling marijuana

Niles man charged with selling marijuana NILES -- A West Park Avenue man was to appear this


BOARDMAN Trustees revise rules for clubs

Adult businesses won't be allowed on U.S. Route 224 or Market Street. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.


1Army Staff Sgt. Frank Ronghi of Niles is sentenced by a military court to life in prison without

1Army Staff Sgt. Frank Ronghi of Niles is sentenced by a military court to life in prison without


Home Savings gives $20,000 to food bank

Home Savings gives $20,000 to food bank YOUNGSTOWN -- Second Harvest Foodbank is the recipient of


FBI allowed its pets in Boston to get away with murder

Opinion: Two vicious hitmen were getting away with murder from the mid-1960s to the late-1980s in Boston --


Some tips on how not to respond to a house fire

Opinion: Some tips on how not to respond to a house fire EDITOR: Let me start out by saying that I am


August rite set for Miss McCarty, Gregory Parillo

EASTON, Conn. -- J. Patrick and Judy McCarty, 135 Far Horizons Drive, announce the engagement of


YSU GM manager gives teens tips, glimpse of business world

The Lordstown plant manager urged the teenagers to 'diversify.' By ROSA MERCADO VINDICATOR STAFF


Byrom-Hickman wedding plans are announced

NILES -- Plans for the forthcoming marriage of Juliann Byrom and Wayne Hickman, both of 111


Judge orders immediate payment of $96K from kickbacks and bribes

A Columbus lawyer filed an appeal seeking Traficant's release on bond. By PATRICIA MEADE


MAHONING COUNTY 2 men get 7 years in restaurant holdup

The defendants had both worked at the Austintown restaurant they robbed. By BOB JACKSON


Missing 'welcome' signs

Opinion: Missing 'welcome' signs EDITOR: What has happened to the hospitality of our merchants on


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

Bruce and Kathy (Ragan) Folkerth of Athens, Ga., are announcing the birth of their second child, a


New Salem principal

New Salem principal SALEM -- The city school board named Judy Colbert of Austintown new principal


SCHEDULE| Twins Days Festival

Twins and multiples are asked to register so they can be included in the official attendance count.


Pope should step down after visit to homeland

Opinion: Reading the wire report on Pope John Paul II's visit Wednesday to Mexico City, it is clear that


HOGS

HOGS Grand champion: Josh Bardo. Reserve champion: Max Sharp. 220-225 pounds: Joel Smith, first;


Top scorer becomes YSU's new assistant

Top scorer becomes YSU's new assistant Dorothy Collins, who is Youngstown State University's all-


VALLEY FAMILY Twins fest stirs a big two-do

By ROSA MERCADO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Sue Brandenstein can remember a time when


The Vindicator asked hundreds of its News Contacts to give their thoughts on the length of the

The Vindicator asked hundreds of its News Contacts to give their thoughts on the length of the


FRIDAY

Lakeview Board of Education, special session, 7 a.m., in the superintendent's office in the high


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Veronica Benavidez and Shawn Cortez, 7030 Ruby Court, Youngstown, boy, July 31.


A WARNING SHOT AT HOME

Opinion: Chicago Tribune: Imagine a population in which nine of every 10 people who tested positive for HIV,


Armed robbery

Armed robbery BOARDMAN -- Township police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at 2


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses William E. McCaughtry Jr., 38, of 511 W. Wood St.,


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS WEDNESDAY 1st--Truce Time (Gonzalez)9.404.802.40 Teresa's Omen