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Hair today gone tomorrow

Opinion: Poor Frank Lordi, he truly was the Rodney Dangerfield of politics. He got no respect. First, Lordi


LAWRENCE COUNTY FAIR

LAWRENCE COUNTY FAIR Schedule The 49th Annual Lawrence County Fair kicks off Monday at the


Thomas anniversary is observed during dinner and trip to Hawaii

BOARDMAN -- The renewal of marriage vows June 2 at St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown was the first


HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK The highlights

The Kilauea Visitor Center -- a good starting point just inside the park, where visitors can obtain


Gone without a trace

By SHERRI L. SHAULIS VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER AUSTINTOWN -- Cathy Eliseo finds it hard dealing


Feds have incentive to buy Youngstown's private prison

Opinion: To hear U.S. Marshal David Troutman tell it, prison overcrowding has become such a major problem


The park's new executive director has been praised by local residents, park staff and

The park's new executive director has been praised by local residents, park staff and


LIMELIGHT

LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements Lorie Stipanovich of Boardman and David A. Gollner of Hermitage,


Contracts awarded for modernization work

Contracts awarded for modernization work MERCER, Pa. -- Contracts have been awarded for


KATHY EARNHART | Art Don't miss Midyear Show at Butler

Now is the time to encourage out-of-town guests to visit The Butler Institute of American Art in


BASEBALL

BASEBALL BB Rooners -- of the Greater Akron Association will conduct tryouts for next summer's


WHAT'S DOING?

SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC. Boat owners wishing to rent public boat docks at Ohio State Park


HAWAII Get your money's worth with planning

By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Every American should


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Communities to vote on allocation of funds

East Liverpool can count on getting less through the new arrangement. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR


COURTNEY HAMMENTS GEOFFREY HELMLINGER

COURTNEY HAMMENTS GEOFFREY HELMLINGER HUBBARD -- Wedding vows were exchanged at 3 p.m. July 13 at


LAWRENCE COUNTY Officials to discuss virus with public

Officials are testing only dead blue jays, crows, hawks and owls for the West Nile virus. By LAURE


Moherman 50th is family event held aboard ship

AUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moherman, 3717 Burkey Road, were joined by family members as they


LOCAL

LOCAL Amron champions CANFIELD -- Annie Bundy and Lloyd Hays rolled 1,525 to nail down the 30th


JACK WOLLITZ Break helps angling

A long, hot summer like this year's dims anglers' hopes for catching walleyes, bass and crappies,


NEW WILMINGTON, PA. Hundreds turn out for casting call hoping to become 'West Wing' extras

In addition to 400 extras, the casting director is looking to hire a four- or five-piece country


Huzickas feted on 25th anniversary during family dinner in Boardman

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mary Ann and Bill Huzicka, 4177 Daymar St., were honored at a family dinner party held


MAHONING VALLEY Tight job market puts squeeze on grads

Many recent college graduates looking to start their careers in the area are still working the same


LIBERTY School board, officials promote policy on academic honesty

The Liberty school superintendent wants everybody to be on the same page when it comes to the


PETE MOLLICA | Golf Mill Creek eyes its first Championships

Mill Creek Golf Course has been enjoying an outstanding season, and will cap off the year with its


Taxpayers not represented on Mill Creek Park board

Opinion: Taxpayers not represented on Mill Creek Park board EDITOR: How quaint that so many Vindicator


JACLYN AUGUSTYN RYAN SMITH

JACLYN AUGUSTYN RYAN SMITH HUBBARD -- St. Patrick Church was the setting at 5:30 p.m. July 13 for


SALEM In need of wood, company delays bridge restoration

The bridge now sits in pieces at a shop in Alliance. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU


WARREN Guys get ticketed in higher numbers

Driving fast has 'always been a guy thing,' the police chief says. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and


CAREER MOVES

PRINTING HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Merry-Jo Holder of Greenville has been named account manager with Print


SCOTT SHALAWAY Information on the West Nile virus

It looks like the West Nile virus, which is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes via birds, is here


PENNSYLVANIA

PENNSYLVANIA Carcass dumped in river Pennsylvania Game Commission authorities are seeking


LOCAL RECIPIENT Polish convention honors Marie Rockney with award

KRAKOW, Poland -- Marie Tesner Rockney of Youngstown was honored July 20 at a banquet during the


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IN THE CUP! Area Holes in One

Pat Wilson of Warren made a hole-in-one at Tamer Win Golf Course in Cortland. Wilson aced the No. 5


HEIDI CRNARICH NATHAN GUGLIOTTI

HEIDI CRNARICH NATHAN GUGLIOTTI YOUNGSTOWN -- Heidi Lynn Crnarich, daughter of Richard and


KEYSTONE CLIPS Police holding lost ring set

Maybe she just didn't want it back, or perhaps she just can't remember where she lost it.


Wolves Club plans benefit scramble

Providing scholarships for deserving youths is the aim of the club. YOUNGSTOWN -- Area golfers are


War Powers Act applies

Opinion: President Bush has declared and reiterated that Saddam Hussein's Iraq is an enemy of the United


CURRENT PRICES

CURRENT PRICES Around the nation Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets,


KERRI VESELY MATHEW BENSON

KERRI VESELY MATHEW BENSON GIRARD -- The marriage of Kerri Michelle Vesely and Mathew Paul Benson,


WITH THE VETS | Veterans meetings

Meeting schedule for the week of Aug. 11: TODAY Post 235, American Legion, 11 High St., Girard,


Attention, writers

Attention, writers HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Local author Susan Dexter will conduct the last of the summer


SCRAPPERS STATISTICS

(THROUGH FRIDAY'S GAMES) BATTING ABRHHRRBIAvg. Ben Francisco of1353155217.407 Jeff Haase


Spurios honored on anniversary by friends, family

YOUNGSTOWN -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Spurio, 32 Mill Run Drive, was


CRIME SOLVER

CRIME SOLVER Mercer County A series of arsons is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers this


MICHELLE FABRIZZI SPIRO FRANGOS

MICHELLE FABRIZZI SPIRO FRANGOS BOARDMAN -- A honeymoon at Disney World in Florida followed the


ALYSON SALON MARC MARLIN

ALYSON SALON MARC MARLIN CLEVELAND -- Alyson Rachel Salon and Marc Bryan Marlin, both of 4701


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY St. Rose Catholic Church, 48 E. Main St., Girard, noon to 6 p.m. TUESDAY


THE KOVELS | Antiques and Collecting Oak furniture sits well with stylish buyers

Oak furniture from the early 1900s is back in style again. It is selling well at flea markets and


YSU FOOTBALL Five vie for one QB job

Quarterback coach Brian Wright feels the five candidates are close going into camp. By PETE


Memorial concert set

Memorial concert set NEW SPRINGFIELD -- A memorial concert, "The Spirit of America," has been


RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Hermansen had his chances with the Pirates

He had more than enough time to prove himself, so the Pittsburgh Pirates were vindicated when they


OHIO Budget quandary puts cities on edge

Most of the problems stem from tax revenue shortfalls, especially after the Sept. 11 terrorist


KRISTY WOLFE JAMES TAAFFE

KRISTY WOLFE JAMES TAAFFE YOUNGSTOWN -- The Rev. Robert Noble presided at 4 p.m. July 20 as Kristy


AREA SCHEDULE

AUGUST MONDAY -- CWIN Ladies Chamber Scramble at Tam O'Shanter Golf Course in Hermitage, Pa.


HONORS

HONORS Award presented The Academy of General Dentistry presented dentist Dale F. Spadafora of


NICOLE CARVELL JASON HAGERTY

NICOLE CARVELL JASON HAGERTY YOUNGSTOWN -- The wedding of Nicole Marie Carvell and Jason Aaron


TRICIA FEE MICHAEL CORMELL

TRICIA FEE MICHAEL CORMELL MIAMI -- The Curiosity Library aboard the cruise ship Imagination at


COLUMBIANA COUNTY

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Divorces asked Troy Thompson, 5497 Whinnery Road, Hanoverton, vs. Stacie


Putting rescue dogs to the test

A woman was saved from the waters of Pymatuning Reservoir on Saturday by a specially trained


Always begin by dating each entry. It will nag you later if you don't know the date.

Always begin by dating each entry. It will nag you later if you don't know the date. Don't censor


AMANDA DUNNING DEAN CONGEMI

AMANDA DUNNING DEAN CONGEMI CANFIELD -- Hawaii and Las Vegas were the honeymoon destinations of


ANNETTE TORRES JOHN TOVARNAK

ANNETTE TORRES JOHN TOVARNAK CAMPBELL -- The Rev. Michael Swierz officiated at 6 p.m. July 6 at


CANFIELD Camp Fire seeks area volunteers

Adults are needed to be trained as club leaders. CANFIELD -- Camp Fire USA Northeast Ohio Council


ROAD WORK Area projects

Here are the projects the Ohio Department of Transportation is working on this week: MAHONING


JOY KOHLER JEFFREY HOGG

JOY KOHLER JEFFREY HOGG PETERSBURG -- The exchange of nuptial vows took place at 2:30 p.m. July 6


FRIDAY'S LATE BOXSCORES

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BETH BIASELLA MICHAEL DOWELL

BETH BIASELLA MICHAEL DOWELL YOUNGSTOWN -- The marriage of Beth Anne Biasella and Michael Cipriano


Pops at the Ballpark

Pops at the Ballpark NILES -- Dance the Charleston and the Hustle at "Pops at the Ballpark," the


Region River Romp features Allegheny

OIL CITY, Pa. -- Food and a variety of activities will be featured Sept. 13-15 during the fifth


Son, 12, should have chance to play, too

Son, 12, should have chance to play, too Fanfare: I would like to commend Dr. James Smith for


Romitos mark golden jubilee during recent trip

POLAND -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Romito, 5852 Poland-Struthers Road, celebrated their 50th wedding


GREENVILLE, PA. Grants will cover a new dump truck

By LAURI GALENTINE VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Purchase of a new dump truck and


GARDEN HOSES Alternatives for rain

The plumbing system in your home is a lot like the electrical system. In both cases, you have a


NICOLE LANDRY RICHARD YOUNGER

NICOLE LANDRY RICHARD YOUNGER BATON ROUGE, LA. -- Nicole Landry and Richard L. Younger were


Ringos jubilee is celebrated at family dinner

STRUTHERS -- Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ringos of 286 Hopewell Drive were honored Aug. 10 at a family dinner


MUSIC Woman sours on record label but not on message

An entertainment lawyer said the company's practices should have sent up red flags. By KATIE-NELL


CATHOLIC CHURCH Diocese of Erie to join services

The Youngstown and Pittsburgh dioceses are not participating in the prayer services for abusers and


YOUNGSTOWN Camp brings kids with asthma together

One in 20 children is diagnosed with the breathing disorder. YOUNGSTOWN -- Some 50 area asthmatic


GREENVILLE, PA. Council works on drug benefits

Participants would have to pay only a semiannual administrative fee. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR


AGENDA

AGENDA MONDAY Eastgate Regional Council of Governments general policy board, 10 a.m., McMahon


Friends of library to hold annual sale

BOARDMAN -- Friends of the Boardman Library will hold their annual used book sale Aug. 21-24 at the


Allegheny Valley Trails Association, P.O. Box 264, Franklin, Pa. 16323; or visit www.avta-trails.org

Allegheny Valley Trails Association, P.O. Box 264, Franklin, Pa. 16323; or visit www.avta-trails.org


JOHN KOVACH Opponent recalls Mel Triplett's talent

HUBBARD -- Mel Triplett, the former Girard High, University of Toledo and National Football League


Valley voters must choose new plan of action

Opinion: EDITOR: Where do we go from here? We have no place to go but up. The "Big Kahuna" crook is where


STAGE REVIEW Comedy prevails in 'Twelfth Night'

This funny story has a fairy-tale ending, proving that all's well that ends well. MARGARET NERY


Kroners mark 50th anniversary at reception

BROOKFIELD -- Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kroner of 1392 Warner Road N.E., were honored July 13 at a


MERCER COUNTY Man gets prison in stabbing case

Witnesses said the man cut two men with a beer bottle during a picnic. MERCER -- A Hermitage man


TRAFFIC

TRAFFIC Violations A look at June and July traffic violations in Warren shows these statistics


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT A Garden Party, sponsored by Jubilee Gardens, is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 22 at


1-car accident kills 2 teens, hurts 3 others

BERLIN CENTER -- Two teen-agers died and three others were injured in a one-vehicle accident


U.S. POSTAL SERVICE Latest stamp offerings let collectors grin and bear it

By DOMINIC SAMA KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS Teddy bears and Ogden Nash are the subjects of upcoming


LAWRENCE COUNTY Dairy cow entries set number record

Several new events have been added including flat track racing and more demolition derby heats. By


KATHLEEN VIVOLO | MICHAEL WELSH

LAS VEGAS -- Kathleen M. Vivolo and Michael F. Welsh, both of Arms Drive, Girard, were married July


Francisco makes himself at home

NILES -- Ben Francisco is getting used to this small-town thing. He's also getting used to


JAMES DULLEY | Cutting your utility bills Solar power is a smart option for homeowners

Q. With rising electric bills, power outages from storms, global warming, and pollution, I have


BIRTHS

BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Valerie and William Eliser Jr., 472 Orio Land, Boardman, girl,


AREA GOLF SCORES

MEN The Vindicator (Pine Lakes) -- Low gross: Jim Maynard 34, Dave Johnstone, Don Kniska 35, Mike


Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Gaytko Sr. feted on dinner cruise for 40th anniversary

CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Gaytko Sr. of Chanhassen, formerly of Youngstown, were


Mr. and Mrs. Gary Nilsson celebrate 25th anniversary on trip to Las Vegas

CANFIELD -- Mr. and Mrs. Gary Nilsson, 3610 Darbyshire Drive, celebrated their 25th wedding


New members to get 10 trees for $10

The National Arbor Day Foundation will give 10 white flowering dogwood trees to each person who


REUNION DAYS

REUNION DAYS Southwest Gardens Southwest Gardens Economic Development Corp. will have its 15th


Group to honor Williams

Group to honor Williams YOUNGSTOWN -- McCullough Williams Jr., a political and community leader


AREA

AREA Youngstown team drops opener ABBEVILLE, La. -- The Waterford, Conn., baseball team pushed


VETERANS

VETERANS Marine Reunion YOUNGSTOWN -- The 23rd annual Marine Reunion, hosted by the Tri-State


POLAND -- People who regularly travel on Youngstown-Poland Road probably do not think twice about

POLAND -- People who regularly travel on Youngstown-Poland Road probably do not think twice about


CAFARO FIELD Scrappers sweep ValleyCats; ready for Auburn

Outfielder Mike Conroy came into the game hitting .131 and went 5-for-5 for the Scrappers. By


EVENTS

EVENTS Chronic fatigue seminar EAST PALESTINE -- A program on chronic fatigue syndrome is 6-8