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These are results reported from events Wednesday. GRAIN AND SEEDS Titan wheat: Kimberly

CAMPBELL Descendant of Poles heads Irish festival

This Valley transplant now runs one of the largest Irish fests in the country. By ROSA MERCADO

GAIL WHITE There is no excuse for poor customer service

Watch out, anyone who deals with the public! I'm not going to take poor service anymore! For

Woman robbed, shot at

Woman robbed, shot at CAMPBELL -- Police are searching for a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint

A spit personality:Inmate wears bag

Authorities say the man spit on a prison guard. YOUNGSTOWN -- The netting around Anthony Pace's

Threatening letter

Threatening letter LISBON -- The Columbiana County Sheriff's office is investigating a threatening

6TH DISTRICT Strickland, Halleck gear up for a competitive race

Both candidates plan to exploit the incumbent congressman's record. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR


DEANA DEPINTO MATTHEW MAY BOARDMAN -- The gazebo at Boardman Township Park provided the setting at

YOUNGSTOWN Land records on Web

Mahoning County records go back only to 1985. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County residents' access to


JULIE KOVACS STEPHEN BASIC III POLAND -- The marriage of Julie Lynn Kovacs and Dr. Stephen T.

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GM Zero interest spikes sales

Overall, GM's sales were up 24 percent in July, and its Lordstown-built Cavalier continued as a top

Do unto servers as you'd have them do unto you

Opinion: Do unto servers as you'd have them do unto you EDITOR: This letter is my response to your July

Teens take time out from woes at home

'Walkaways' may be a better term than 'runaways' for some area teens. By ROSA MERCADO VINDICATOR

WILKES-BARRE, PA. Judge in abortion case awaits more legal papers

John Stachokus, the father, won a temporary injunction. PHILADELPHIA -- In a case that has

YOUNGSTOWN Seniors get help with medicines

The software is for a prescription assistance program for the elderly. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

Bishop Tobin does well in naming review panel

Opinion: The 13-member Diocesan Review Board on the Sexual Abuse of Minors appointed by Bishop Thomas J.

Angler snags an alligator in Beaver River

NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- After finding animals from the Amazon and the Everglades, some residents

LAWRENCE COUNTY Defendant confuses lawyers

The judge suggested setting up a conference call to ask the defendant what he wants to do. By

Visitors are welcome at fair's milking station

Fifty cows gave about 1,400 pounds of milk during a milking earlier this week. By NANCY TULLIS

BOARDMAN POLICE Lt. John M. Rosensteel

Episodes of questionable conduct in the past two years cited by Police Chief Jeffrey Patterson

YOUNGSTOWN Abuse case ends with hung jury

Jurors were deadlocked at 10-2 in favor of conviction. YOUNGSTOWN -- Ten jurors believed Larry

BECKY SHER | Hype Here are some sure-fire ways to help summertime sitters

If you're spending your summer baby-sitting the neighbor's precious little tykes, you know that

Quota International holds convention

PITTSBURGH -- Quota International members from around the world met in Pittsburgh July 19-22 for the


MICHELLE LODGE CHRISTOPHER LUKA YOUNGSTOWN -- Living in Boardman after a honeymoon at Las Vegas

WARREN Program puts family time first

The club aims to build stronger families and a stronger community. By AMY HOUSLEY VINDICATOR

SALEM City tackles new construction

One project aims to stop water leaks affecting city hall. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM

Recognizing good ice cream

A local ice cream parlor is gaining a national presence. By ROSA MERCADO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

A Mahoning County grand jury indicted Chawn M. Cloyd, 23, of Moore Street, Akron, on charges of

FAIR SCHEDULE | Events and times

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

YOUNGSTOWN Defendant awaits judge's decision

Marvin Maxwell said an invisible 'messiah' tried to kill him by torching some toilet paper. By BOB

SHARON, PA. Rate increase hits natural gas users

National Fuel Gas also raised rates in May. SHARON, Pa. -- National Fuel Gas customers saw their


Local rocker Leanne Binder can't understand why a girl's guitar can't be black and have a lightning


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

The 600-man question

Opinion: There is no easy answer to the question of what to do with 600 Al-Qaida and Taliban prisoners being

BOARDMAN Chief puts penalized policeman out again

The officer is on paid suspension pending a hearing on misconduct accusations. By JOHN W. GOODWIN

Bomb brings anxiety home

The former student said she hates the idea that a place of peace and hope has been hit by hatred and

The Vindicator/Glenn Luther

The Vindicator/Glenn Luther ALL SHOOK UP: Elvis impersonator Brian Brenner performs "Viva Las

Road to close

Road to close BOARDMAN -- As part of the South Avenue widening project, Walker Mill Road at South

HERMITAGE, PA. Former basketball coach won't get out of prison early

The prison term for the former coach ends Aug. 30, 2003. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU

Stringer's death increases awareness

The memory of Korey Stringer will be engraved forever in the minds of the people he touched. The


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Ramon E. Lebron, 33, of 446 Tenney Ave., Campbell, and Aida L.


SHELLEY CURTIS WILLIAM NICKS YOUNGSTOWN -- Shelley Mae Curtis and William McKinley Nicks, both of

HOT RODS Struthers brothers are unique

By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF STRUTHERS -- Drag racing is great family fun for two sets


Opinion: Washington Post: On Fox News last Sunday, Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill declared that, by the

THE SILVER MIRROR Demolition crew clears property

Eastern Behavioral Health Center bought the property because it adjoins the center's headquarters.


St. Elizabeth David and Tricia Guadnola, 9191 North Lima Road, #3B, Youngstown, girl, Aug. 1.

Mansion founder wants to bring people home

A mansion is being used to teach home values. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR RELIGION EDITOR

WARREN Power plant site cleanup hits snag

OEPA recommends the Mahoningside soil removal but can't order it, a spokeswoman said. By DENISE

Valley 'family' realizes racing isn't such a drag

By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF Cars, drag racing and roots have formed an enduring bond

The 13-14-year-old team will open tournament play Saturday in Akron.

The 13-14-year-old team will open tournament play Saturday in Akron. By JAYME RAMSON VINDICATOR

INDICTMENTS Trumbull County

The grand jury indicted Kevin Jones Sr., 45, of Milton Street, Warren, Thursday on a felony count of