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Traficant arrives at prison complex

With good behavior, the former congressman could be out in mid-May 2009. By PATRICIA MEADE


AUSTINTOWN Aug. 1 Theft: The night video drop box was broken into at Hollywood Video, 5225

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Casey Horvath and Matthew Haus, 180 Rocky Ledge Drive, Struthers, girl, Aug. 5.

SHARON Dog joins police force

The dog and his handler will leave for a six-week training program Monday. SHARON, Pa. -- The

Mediator meets with board, McDonald teachers association

McDONALD -- Negotiations toward a new contract between the board of education and the 52 teachers

Who's minding the store in Trumbull County?

Opinion: On July 1, Trumbull County's maintenance department bought five cases of toilet bowl cleaner and six

What: "The West Wing," a top-rated NBC show, will be filming near Volant, Pa., in Lawrence County,

What: "The West Wing," a top-rated NBC show, will be filming near Volant, Pa., in Lawrence County,

Building speaks volumes

An open house will show off the refurbished Hubbard library -- practically an entirely new building,

Neither faculty nor staff to blame for YSU troubles

Opinion: Neither faculty nor staff to blame for YSU troubles EDITOR: The Vindicator has recently

Program gets grant

Program gets grant YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning Valley College Access Program received a $5,000

NEW WILMINGTON Council meeting highlights

Borough council met in regular session Monday and: Announced that the Pennsylvania Department of

Columbiana sheriff's office to receive revenue

Revenue from the county's 1 percent sales tax is higher than originally projected. By NORMAN LEIGH

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Power plant plan is on hold

A deal to have a Missouri company buy Cogentrix Energy has fallen through. By NORMAN LEIGH

TRUMBULL COUNTY Lawyers for Ajax and Inductotherm reach agreement

THE VINDICATOR YOUNGSTOWN Court papers say Inductotherm rescinded its original tentative offer

AREA SANDLOTS Babe Ruth 13-year-olds reach World Series

The Youngstown team will play in Louisiana beginning Friday. MENOMINEE, Wisc. -- Nick Turco and

CHAMPION Trustees approve levy for Nov. 5 election ballot

Trustees say they'll check into a builder's latest project plan. By MARY LEE THORNDIKE

WARREN Treasurer files to get bond

The treasurer said he was unaware of the requirement until recently. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR

Season premiere of 'West Wing' is coming to Lawrence County

Hundreds of extras are needed for the filming Aug. 23 and 24. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW

WARREN Council seeks hearings on liquor permits

Council gave first reading to an ordinance to expand a citizens committee. By DENISE DICK


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Jason L. Spencer, 20, of 111 Forest Hill, Austintown, and

NEWTON FALLS Council OKs plan for street project

Petitions have been circulated to stop the Streetscape project as it's being presented. By STEVE

Reconciliatory talks between Koreas good for world peace

Opinion: The hopes for an improved relationship between North and South Korea that emanated from a visit to

2nd alligator found in Beaver River

NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- A second alligator has been caught in the Beaver River. The alligator,

Can Traficant stay on ballot?

The ballot doesn't go to print for several weeks. WARREN -- The Trumbull County Board of Elections

Bridge set to reopen after final inspection

YOUNGSTOWN -- A bridge on Western Reserve Road is expected to reopen Wednesday after being closed

LISBON Columbiana sheriff's office to get financial boost

Revenue from the county's 1 percent sales tax is higher than originally projected. By NORMAN LEIGH


Opinion: Editor: Once again Canada has passed us by in the medical field. First, we are able to travel to

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AGENDA WEDNESDAY Canfield City Council, 5 p.m., city building, 104 Lisbon St.. AGENDA runs

Amber E. Testa to be bride of Mr. Leipheimer

POLAND -- Announcement is being made by John and Bonnie Testa, 2153 Lyon Blvd., of the engagement of

HERMITAGE SCHOOLS Board OKs agreement with raises

The average administrator's salary is $70,000 a year. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU

Federal court gets lawsuit by 2 ex-cops

Federal court gets lawsuit by 2 ex-cops YOUNGSTOWN -- A lawsuit filed against the city by two

Cortland levies on ballot

Cortland levies on ballot CORTLAND -- Voters will be asked to approve a renewal levy and update a

After reaching agreement, officer plans to leave force

Township officials agreed to disregard a pending hearing about the officer's conduct. By JOHN W.

Group plans to keep students informed during contract talks

'I want peace and feel peace is within reach,' said the head of YSU trustees. By RON COLE

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY A perfect time for a trip down memory lane

When do you get to tell your children all the stories about your youth? About growing up in


Opinion: Los Angeles Times: Summertime, and the living is anything but easy for many high school students.

Culler-Gautschi wedding is set for late summer

ALLIANCE -- Gary and Patricia Culler, 13725 Union Ave. N.E., are announcing the forthcoming marriage

Bailey-Fomby wedding set for late summer

BOARDMAN -- Marie A. Bailey, 4051 Glenwood Ave., is announcing the engagement of her daughter,

Miss Kalenits, Brian D. Henry are engaged

YOUNGSTOWN -- Donald and JoAnn Kalenits of 2320 Burbank Ave. are announcing the engagement of their

Penguin recruits impress coaches in first workout

Head coach Jon Heacock is pleased with the overall athletic ability of the group. By PETE MOLLICA

Lack of special election leads ACLU to sue Taft

A special election would be too expensive and too confusing for voters, the governor said. By JEFF

HUBBARD Notice calls for residents to update septic systems

Those who received the notices will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the township administration

WARREN 18th annual festival touts area's Italian culture

A check will be presented to Youngstown State University for Italian classes for fourth-graders in


LOCAL McDonald appoints volunteer coaches McDONALD-- In a special meeting Monday, the board of