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If this is a sign of things to come, look out, folks

Opinion: If it is a harbinger of things to come, this past week's meeting of the Youngstown Board of

BROOKFIELD Trustees try again on zoning

BROOKFIELD -- Township trustees have agreed to again place a zoning issue on the ballot. Trustees

District to auction elementary building

The high school won't be sold this year. LEETONIA -- The school district will auction


NFL PRESEASON Favorite Points Underdog JACKSONVILLE 3Tampa Bay BUFFALO 31/2 Minnesota

Williams-Davis wedding vows set for early October

YOUNGSTOWN -- Karen J. Davis, 163 Wesley Ave., is announcing the engagement of her son, Robert P.

SALEM Police recover stolen safe and cash

SALEM -- Police have recovered a stolen safe and identified three suspects in the crime, but no


LOCAL Schedules needed The Vindicator sports department needs fall schedules from the following

Institute was great for nerds

Willy Wonka truly captured the flavor of the word nerds when he came out with the popular candy that

Send kids back to school with a healthy lifestyle

Opinion: Send kids back to school with a healthy lifestyle EDITOR: As our children finish their summer

Lisa DeFrank to be bride of David M. Neill

Announcement is being made by Patricia M. Whited, 3603 Shelby Road, Youngstown, and John DeFrank of

GAIL WHITE Have church folks forgotten meaning of love?

It seems a young man in his early 20s was having trouble with his father in one of our local

Fabrizio gives college a try

Theresa Fabrizio actually quit playing tennis for two months after enduring a sour senior season

Vet offers aid in humane killing of dogs

Two widely publicized recent killings of dogs by police prompted the suggestion. SHARON, Pa. -- A


TEEN LIFE Can you believe this? SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE The totally appealing/appalling boy report,

Girl runs into truck

Girl runs into truck YOUNGSTOWN -- An 11-year-old South Side girl was in critical condition today

Incentive deal stands as Ohio's largest

The state would recoup its investment within a decade through income tax receipts from Lordstown GM

TRUMBULL COUNTY Judge sentences 2 sex offenders

A 10-year-old rape victim said she feels 'safer and happier' since the defendant has been

COLUMBIANA COUNTY JAIL Trying to get a handle on inmates' toilet problem

An inmate who is caught flushing inappropriate items can face a charge of vandalism. By NORMAN


GETTING IT RIGHT A graphic that appeared in Wednesday's editions was inaccurate, attributing the


SCHEDULE NASCAR Winston Cup The 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup schedule (winners in parentheses) and


THURSDAY'S GAMES American League Tampa Bay 4, Cleveland 3 Baltimore 3, Minnesota 1 N.Y.

LAWRENCE COUNTY FAIR Tots pull weight on pedal tractors

Children get a taste of the competition at the tractor pull. By LAURA MILOSER VINDICATOR


Welcome back: Returning to the Scrappers' lineup tonight is outfielder Brian Wright, who is batting




PENN-OHIO STARTING TIMES Tannenhauf GC Saturday 9:30 -- Ash, Welling, Dunderdale, Walters.

YSU FACULTY UNION Team gets OK to call strike

Classified employees have ratified a three-year pact with the university. By DAVID SKOLNICK

Mayor: Regional police panel wants city to join

Sharon's mayor said the commission's chairman told him of the plan in a recent call. SHARON, Pa.--



LAWRENCE COUNTY O fficials to hire company to appraise nursing home

County officials plan to commemorate Sept. 11 with a program. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW

Sand and water draw crowds

Many residents say the beach is their community's primary asset. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF

SHARON 4 face drug charges after police raid house

The house was in the Farrell-Sharon Weed and Seed area targeted for crime cleanup. SHARON, Pa.--


ATHLETIC GROUPS XGirard High School Athletic Boosters will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the high

'YOU ALONE' Envy inspires story

Teen Ink publishers picked the story from a class full of submissions. By ROSA MERCADO


St. Elizabeth Richard Foley and Tina Garwood-Foley, 7996 Pound Road, Hubbard, girl, Aug. 15.

Mother Earth, native son

Artist Chebon Dacon will sign posters of the painting he did for this weekend's powwow. By DENISE

Parents announce Baynes-Horning engagement

BOARDMAN -- Lizbeth and Timothy Baynes, 1220 Valleyview Drive, are announcing the engagement of

Gunfire hits homes on North, South sides

Gunfire hits homes on North, South sides YOUNGSTOWN -- Three homes on the South Side and one on

Accident slows feature action

A driver was life-flighted following an accident. By JOHN BASSETTI VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF

Kelly O'Reilly, James Anzelmo to wed Sept. 21

CHILLECOTHE -- James and Marilyn Anzelmo, 1304 Randall Court, formerly of Youngstown, are announcing

BECKY SHER | Hype A smooth way to start your day

Sure, you could eat a bowl of cereal every morning for the rest of your life. But don't come crying

Suit involving essay on Jesus is dismissed

BROOKFIELD -- A $1.5 million federal lawsuit contending the Brookfield School District wouldn't

Beth Buckley, Alfred Bondar to be married

The engagement of Beth Buckley and Alfred Bondar, both of Austintown, is being announced by their

FEATURE RACE Sharon Speedway

HARTFORD -- Winston Cup drivers Dave Blaney and Tony Stewart spent their off-night from asphalt to

NEW CASTLE 2 downtown streets will close

Signs detailing the new traffic patterns will go up Monday. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW

MAHONING COUNTY Devices to monitor condition of roads

The system will monitor both atmospheric and pavement conditions. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

POLAND SEWERS Upgrade would be a cost to residents

Another meeting will be scheduled soon. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER POLAND

YOUNGSTOWN McKelvey backs efforts to increase income tax

Without the tax, the city expects to lay off up to 50 more workers in January. By ROGER G. SMITH

SHARON Council proceeds on plan to borrow

Council members said they want to be sure the money will go to designated projects and not to cover

GOP to hold picnic

GOP to hold picnic LIBERTY -- The Trumbull County Republican Party will have its annual picnic at

WILD-CARD RACE New York-Penn League

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Financial woes didn't stop panel from abating tax

General Motors worked out a deal with the Lordstown Board of Education separate from the tax

Workers' fear turns into joy

For many GM workers, the announcement of Lordstown's new small-car line ended years of worry. By

Financial woes didn't stop abatement

General Motors worked out a deal with the Lordstown Board of Education separate from the tax


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Thomas P. Varley, 24, of 466 Garden Valley Drive, Boardman,

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YOUNGSTOWN Jury finds man guilty of murder

The McGuffey Road man faces a mandatory sentence of 18 years to life in prison. By BOB JACKSON

YSU FOOTBALL Defense outshines offense in scrimmage

Coach John Heacock was pleased with how his quarterbacks played. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR

Retooling and working


Sixteen members of the class shared memories at the Youngstown Club.

Sixteen members of the class shared memories at the Youngstown Club. By ROSA MERCADO VINDICATOR

U.S. airline industry holding on with a wing and a prayer

Opinion: Nearly every company that walks into bankruptcy court expects to emerge from the court's protection

MAHONING COUNTY Leaders, group disagree over tax

Business and labor leaders pushed for an imposed, permanent sales tax. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

Stewart's fans eat up chance to get close to their hero

Some don't mind if the NASCAR driver has a temper problem. By JOHN BASSETTI VINDICATOR SPORTS

Melissa Schlais, Daniel Milush, are engaged

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Michael Schlais, 4851 Grover Drive, are announcing the engagement of their

MAHONING COUNTY Beating victim gets $1M in suit

The money will come from a defendant's trust account. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE

INDICTMENTS | Mahoning County The following people were indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury:

Luis Sanchez, 20, South Garland Avenue, Youngstown; aggravated vehicular homicide. Larry McClinton,

Woman dies of injuries

Woman dies of injuries FARRELL, Pa. -- Lynn Hopson, 44, of Washington Street, who was injured in a


INSIDE/A3 UGerald E. Henn, who is developing an industrial park near the Lordstown auto plants, is

CAFARO FIELD Scrappers hit the road with a victory

Thursday's 7-4 victory over Jamestown sets up a weekend showdown in Auburn, N.Y. By BRIAN

Howland optometrist supports alma mater

Howland optometrist supports alma mater HOWLAND -- Dr. Richard S. Kattouf, a Howland optometrist,


Who: Scrappers (33-24) at Doubledays (37-20). When: 7:05. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390).

COMPARISONS City income taxes

Akron:2 Cincinnati:2.10 Cleveland:2 Columbus:2 Dayton:2.25 Toledo:2.25 Yngstwn:2.75* Canton:2

COLD METAL PRODUCTS Company closes plants in Youngstown, Indianapolis

The company is struggling financially because of the sluggish economy and increased tariffs on the

DIRT TRACK DEMON Stewart brings in a crowd

The NASCAR driver dazzled 8,000 at Sharon Speedway. By JOHN BASSETTI VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF

Starting early

Most teens aren't ready to invest in stocks, one financial planner says. By VALERIE BANNER

NEW CASTLE, PA. Counseling agency loses funds, faces closing

About 100 clients and 11 employees would be displaced. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE

Handling of county janitorial supplies irks sheriff

In the last three months, the county spent $35,000 on supplies from a company that has no contract