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Board seeks advice on Traficant candidacy

Board seeks advice on Traficant candidacy WARREN -- The Trumbull County Board of Elections has


YOUNGSTOWN Attorney apologizes for not appearing in court

The lawyer says he was screamed at by the judge's deputy. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


WARREN TOWNSHIP Meeting targets odor problem

More than 100 people attended the meeting to convey their concerns to state and federal officials.


QUANTUM LEAPS Group to celebrate and graduate

The students designed Friday's celebration. WARREN -- Students who participated in Mahoning Valley


YOUNGSTOWN Judge sentences woman for failing to report to jail

By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN -- A city woman will spend the next


VEX FEST 30 bands to play at free festival on Federal Plaza

The music begins at noon and continues until 1 a.m. By TRACEY D'ASTOLFO VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


LORDSTOWN SCHOOLS Laid-off teachers are on recall list

Several teachers are to be recalled in August. BY AMY HOUSLEY VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


NY-PENN LEAGUE Mahoning Valley wins to remain a game back

Brian Wright had three hits, including a home run, and four RBIs for the Scrappers. JAMESTOWN,


FARRELL, PA. Commission announces retirement of police chief

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU FARRELL, Pa. -- Police Chief Joseph Timko is calling it


Wreck kills 15-year-old; 3 others injured

DAMASCUS -- A West Branch High School student was killed and three others were taken to Salem


DATING

DATING Can you believe this? SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE The totally appealing/appalling boy report:


COLUMBIANA County officials reserve funds to return back to the state

By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU LISBON -- The state has apportioned about $5.1 million


Will baseball really be missed?

Any second now, representatives for the major league baseball players union (with heavy, heavy


Health director: Use caution, but don't fear West Nile

New test results show for the first time that Mahoning County mosquitoes carry the West Nile virus.


Failure prompts weighing of options

The district will lose $123,000 annually. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU COLUMBIANA


Area youths sing in state fair's choir

YOUNGSTOWN -- Several area teenagers are singing in the 200-member All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir


YOUNGSTOWN 7 pension plans sue bank over lost cash

The plaintiffs are asking for $1 million in punitive damages. THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN


YSU Maass works to avoid a strike

The former Lordstown boss said chances of a settlement in the YSU talks are 'very good.' By RON


YOUNGSTOWN Judge finds man insane in hospital arson case

The Youngstown man will be sent to a psychiatric facility for treatment for schizophrenia. By BOB


LIQUOR BUSINESS Transfers, applications

Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these liquor permit transfers and applications and


LITTLE LEAGUE Boardman loses in semifinal

Poland's 9-10 baseball and softball teams are in the winner's brackets of the state tournaments.


Babe Ruth stars winning as a team

Saturday, the 13-year-old team begins play in the World Series in Louisiana. By BILL SULLIVAN


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Scrappers (28-20) at Jammers (21-25). When: 7:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390).


KOS SLAYING Witnesses are readied

Witnesses will identify the knife used in the killing, prosecutors say. By LAURE CIOFFI


GAIL WHITE VanSickle Foundation comes to the rescue

Having reared two children of her own, Sandy Armstrong of Austintown felt a calling to adopt


LAWRENCE COUNTY Property owners appeal assessment

The county is studying the numbers to determine if the reassessment is flawed. By LAURE CIOFFI


WITNESSES Kos murder trial

Christopher Thompson of Shetland Lane, Poland: To testify he heard Perry Ricciardi, William Monday


YOUNGSTOWN People unite to make neighborhood safe

Block watch groups from the city's 7th Ward organized this year's event. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS


WEST NILE VIRUS

WEST NILE VIRUS Positive test results Trumbull County Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2001 2 birds, 0


NEWTON FALLS In recall, voters oust 2 officials

Voters say they were disgruntled with the behavior of city council. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR


Vintage aircraft event

ALLIANCE -- Aircraft made in Middletown and Vandalia in the 1930s and 1940s will be on display this


TRUMBULL COUNTY Officials got pacts for company

The switch to a different food vendor was done without competitive bids. By STEPHEN SIFF and PEGGY


Maass works to head off a strike

The former Lordstown boss said chances of a settlement in the YSU talks are 'very good.' By RON


FARRELL Marchers 'take back the streets'

The organizer said some Sharon neighborhoods were having barbecues and turning on their lights to


BECKY SHER | Hype GameCube goes cordless

So, you've discovered the cord on your video-game controller is just a few inches too short. In a


Uniform company expands to store

An online uniform outsourcing service is helping the business attract larger companies as


AGENDA

AGENDA THURSDAY Hubbard City Council, special meeting at 6:30 p.m. , at city administration


MOSQUITO CONTROL What to do

Tips for controlling mosquitoes: Homeowners should remove standing water from their yards to


Marine Corps reunion

Marine Corps reunion YOUNGSTOWN -- Saturday is the reservation deadline for the 23rd annual Marine


Numbers show cases of infected birds and mosquito pools tested by the Ohio Department of Health. A

Numbers show cases of infected birds and mosquito pools tested by the Ohio Department of Health. A


Officials guided contracts to Acme

Mountaineer says it dropped Acme because its prices weren't competitive. By STEPHEN SIFF and


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Philip and Kelly Kilpatrick, 111 Brainard Drive, Youngstown, girl, Aug. 6. James


YOUNGSTOWN Festival time

What: 39th annual Hispanic Heritage Festival. When: Thursday through Sunday. There will be a Mass


BOARDMAN Residents object to strip club boundary

The resolution has been approved with a 2-1 vote by trustees. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR


The Vindicator

The Vindicator NEW VOTING: Dean Schultz, right, of North Lima instructs Sandy Bush of Beaver


COURTS

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Michael J. Hedrich, 33, of 510 Hyatt Ave., Campbell, and Tracy


BOARDMAN Club boundaries disturb residents

The resolution has been approved with a 2-1 vote by trustees. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR


Teams need 69 uniforms

The Little Raiders are trying to raise $10,350 so that every player out for the three teams has a


Drug tests: in our best interests

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a 5-4 ruling allowing schools to randomly drug-test all


YOUNGSTOWN Fest's organizer puts rhythm in planning

The annual event is marking its 39th year. By ROSA MERCADO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN


Taking degree to new heights

YSU's newest degree offers a mix of academics and adventure. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION


U.S. Senate should have passed seniors' drug bill

Opinion: U.S. Senate should have passed seniors' drug bill EDITOR: Sens. Voinovich and DeWine have just


Lance Armstrong survives cancer and Tour de France

Opinion: In the world of competitive cycling, the color yellow is not suggestive of cowardice but rather


MAHONING VALLEY Health director: Use caution, but don't fear West Nile

New test results show for the first time that Mahoning County mosquitoes carry the West Nile virus.


BOWLING Chicase to compete in PWBA's Akron Open

Two bowling events are scheduled in coming days in the region. In Parma on Saturday and Sunday,


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BLOODY DAYS

Opinion: BLOODY DAYS Washington Post: The spate of terrorist attacks in Israel over the past few days,