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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

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THE VINDICATOR YOUNGSTOWN Court papers say Inductotherm rescinded its original tentative offer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

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


Editor:

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

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


HALLS OF IVY, AND SNOOPING

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

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