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Gains is with majority on foreclosure issue

Opinion: Gains is with majority on foreclosure issue EDITOR: The recent editorial criticizing Mahoning

BLOCK GRANTS Mercer County

Mercer County municipalities will get more than $1.6 million in federal Community Development Block

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY When teen asks for help, God sends him home

Fire doesn't exactly shoot from Dave Kohout's fingertips, but he definitely gives off energy. Even

COLUMBIANA Parking penalties grow higher

People leave cars parked on the street for days, and sometimes weeks, at a time. By NANCY TULLIS

Concert in the Park

Concert in the Park The village of Lordstown sponsors its second Concert in the Park at 7 tonight.


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Richard C. Evans Sr., 20, of 1568 Shehy St., Youngstown, and

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COLUMBIANA SCHOOLS Board OKs income tax ballot issue

The income tax would generate about $1.2 million annually, the treasurer said. By NANCY TULLIS

Vindicator seeks vets of war on terrorism

Vindicator seeks vets of war on terrorism YOUNGSTOWN -- The Vindicator is seeking military

Surrender in slaying

Surrender in slaying YOUNGSTOWN -- Eugene Archer, 54, of Cohasset Drive surrendered to detectives

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Redistribution proposed for funds

East Liverpool's share drops dramatically under the proposal. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM

TAMCO Ex-workers put little faith in Snyder's proposal

Former warehouse workers are finding it tough to find a good-paying job. THE VINDICATOR,

School district sued

School district sued LISBON -- A Wellsville man is suing Wellsville School District over an


XBoardman High School Class of 1982 will hold a 20th-year reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 29 at


MONDAY'S RESULTS GIRLS GOLF POLAND 205, URSULINE 209 (At Countryside) Poland (3-0) -- Lindsy

LORDSTOWN Council celebrates GM choice

Officials will price ads to thank General Motors. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

School surveillance tapes lead to arrest of four teen-age girls

SALEM -- Police have arrested four teenage girls in connection with a break-in at Reilly Elementary.

SHARON City faces a bleak financial outlook

It took years for the city to get into this predicament and it will take years to get out, the mayor

BROOKFIELD Valley View looks to reopen

The business could be open again as early as this weekend. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS VINDICATOR STAFF

AUSTINTOWN Man questioned in robberies at Tropitan Tanning Center

A Poland man told police he was in the area buying drugs. AUSTINTOWN -- A robber with a knife who

Evil is afoot in Zimbabwe

Opinion: In the manner of all demagogues, Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, is doing his best to divert

Wilmington band to be on 'West Wing'

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The Wilmington Area High School band will get its first shot at Hollywood

BAND NIGHTS Making music

Several area high school bands have scheduled performances to show off their talents. Here's the

NORTHEAST OHIO Campaign gives rabies vaccine to wildlife

People are asked to keep pets inside or on leashes for at least a week after their area is baited.

MAHONING COUNTY COURT Rape suspect pushes for dismissal

The suspect could get life if he's convicted of any of the rape counts. By BOB JACKSON

Poland Township man awaits drug sentence after plea deal

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Poland Township man, who police say was part of a father-and-son suburban drug-

BOARDMAN Schwebel teams up with kids magazine

Nickelodeon is putting an offer for a free magazine on bread wrappers. By DON SHILLING

COLD METAL PRODUCTS Union official probes reasons for plant closings

A union leader is suspicious that Cold Metal kept open a nonunion plant in Ohio. THE VINDICATOR,

Divorce workshop

Divorce workshop WARREN -- North-Mar Church, 3855 E. Market St., will sponsor a Divorce Recovery

SHARON School board fills principal vacancy

The district will forgive more than $1,000 in taxes on a house Habitat for Humanity plans to

Youngstown cannot afford to lose 7th District court

Opinion: No one in Youngstown City Hall should be surprised by last week's revelation that the Mahoning

NEW CASTLE Officials: Merger to boost system

The merger is being financed by $21 million from a health insurer. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR

Rape charge

Rape charge GIRARD -- A 20-year-old Vienna Township man remains in jail on a $50,000 bond on

MAHONING COUNTY Woman's restrictions lessened

Mary Moore's case will be re-evaluated in six months. YOUNGSTOWN -- A Boardman woman who killed

CANFIELD Consideration of condos delayed

The development is contingent upon provision of a public water supply, a zoning official said. By


Associated Press FURRY NEW FRIENDS: Lisa McElroy and her son, Wes, 8, handle a litter of kittens

Israel pulls soldiers out of Bethlehem

Israel pulls soldiers out of Bethlehem BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- Palestinian police were back on the

"We know who these people are, and we're tracking them, and if it gets to a point where they're

"We know who these people are, and we're tracking them, and if it gets to a point where they're

ACLU plans an appeal on special election decision

The judge agreed that anyone elected in the old 17th district might never cast a vote in Congress.

LAWRENCE COUNTY Forum spreads the word about West Nile

State officials are treating some areas with large mosquito populations. By LAURE CIOFFI

Sporting event tickets increase by $1

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- It will cost adults a bit more to attend Hickory High School sporting events this


AGENDA WEDNESDAY Weathersfield Board of Education, regular meeting, 7 p.m., high school library.

Salem hires four new teachers for upcoming school year

SALEM -- The school board agreed Monday to hire four teachers. Tara Evans will teach special

17TH DISTRICT Ryan steps up election campaign

The Democratic candidate for the 17th Congressional District seat made an appearance at numerous


GETTING IT RIGHT Charlotte Benkner, 112, a resident at Glenellen Senior Suites & amp; Villas,


St. Elizabeth Amy Mullen, 305 E. Park Ave., Columbiana, girl, Aug. 19. Jeffrey and Aubrey Blews,

CANFIELD Fight prompts assault charge

CANFIELD -- A Canterbury Court man has been charged with assault after an altercation with a youth


LOCAL Spartan golf tourney is Friday LIBERTY -- The 2002 Spartan Golf Invitational will be held

Oak Ridge Boys pick up vocal group awards

Oak Ridge Boys pick up vocal group awards