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ST. FRANCIS Through the years

1908: The Sisters of St. Francis open a care home in New Castle. 1919: Care home becomes a full-


Sunday: An overview. Monday: What led to the breakup. Tuesday: What's in store for the schools.

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Criticism by judge irks commissioners

One of the commissioners is lousy at his job, a judge says. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM

While the Bush administration debates military action against Iraq, America's most dangerous enemy,

Opinion: While the Bush administration debates military action against Iraq, America's most dangerous enemy,

CAMPBELL Education board weighs drug tests for new personnel

An open house at the new school is set for Sept. 15. By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

Local program looking for pupils

The program is designed to give disadvantaged kids a boost. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR


Here is a list of players who have played in the Steel Valley Conference and played at least one

Police: Woman bit, hit store workers

BOARDMAN -- Three Giant Eagle employees were treated for injuries after a shoplifter bit, kicked and

GAIL WHITE 'How The West Was Fun': one family's travel tale

In June, I wrote about our family planning a vacation out West. After much investigation and

HUBBARD Officials discuss suit over condominiums

The company sued after the city stopped construction. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

Bruce Beeghly, Dan Ryan to be honored by chamber

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will honor Bruce Beeghly, president of

NEW CASTLE Sale of St. Francis raises concerns about the level of local health care

St. Francis employees say they haven't been told what the future will hold. By LAURE CIOFFI

SHARON Dispute hasn't halted plan for industrial park

A dispute with the development authority lingers. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU

NY-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers stay in wild-card hunt

Mahoning Valley needed just three hits to beat Lowell 4-2. LOWELL, Mass. -- Victor Kleine

MAHONING COUNTY 3rd candidate seeks judgeship

The latest judicial candidate said she would strive to operate the court fairly and efficiently.

Browns again get nod on TV

YOUNGSTOWN -- Last December, management of WKBN Channel 27 heard from Browns fans when the station

TRUMBULL COUNTY Deputy who shot at vehicle appeals his firing by sheriff

The state probed the officer's actions and gave a report to the county prosecutor. By PEGGY

COLUMBIANA Council favors charging developers impact fees

The law director recommends a study before 'impact fees' are imposed. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR


SOFTBALL NSA/ASA -- 16-under travel team has openings. For details call (330) 758-6995 or (330)

MAHONING COUNTY Task force seeks way to expedite foreclosures

The group will need to address legal and financial issues, the county treasurer said. By JoANNE

AUSTINTOWN Police investigate several theft reports

Items stolen included a laptop computer and a cell phone. AUSTINTOWN -- Police here received

KENT STATE TRUMBULL Low-cost job training offered

The campus has provided training for 572 workers in the past two years. THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN

AUSTINTOWN Police seek man who is charged in June killing of township woman

Police are remaining mum about the motive and circumstances of the killing. By IAN HILL

YOUNGSTOWN Judge allows blood sample in rape trial

Lawyers argued over whether the blood sample was obtained illegally. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

REDEVELOPMENT Downtown Youngstown

The property committee of downtown's redevelopment agency, the Youngstown Central Area Community

YOUNGSTOWN ZONING Board denies request by Alltel

A neighborhood group, a council member and a hospital all expressed concerns. By ROGER G. SMITH

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Judge C. Ashley Pike of Columbiana County Common Pleas Court recently criticized county

STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Mooney's legendary Bell set standard for running backs

A knee injury ended his hopes for a collegiate career. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


Opinion: HONORING THURGOOD MARSHALL Chicago Tribune: The U.S. Postal Service plans to honor Thurgood

HADLEY, PA. Teachers, board OK new pact

HADLEY, Pa. -- Teachers in the Commodore Perry School District will get average pay increases of

Airport work

Airport work VIENNA -- The Western Reserve Port Authority board has awarded a $554,000 contract to

TRAFICANT APPEAL Squire says he'll likely bow out

The government says the two issues raised have no chance of success. By PATRICIA MEADE

Vindicator seeks vets of war on terrorism

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


St. Elizabeth Tara Rossi and Chad E. Kaden, 93 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown, boy, Aug. 20. Forum

YSU FACULTY Union, trustees to vote on pact

Two YSU trustees say they will vote against the contract on moral and religious beliefs. By DAVID

NEW CASTLE Council mulls ban on open burning

Council is considering a change in the facade improvement program. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Bryan S. Thompson, 28, of 117 Grimm St., Monaca, Pa., and Jill

SHARON Dispute hasn't halted industrial park plan

A dispute with the development authority lingers. THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN By HAROLD GWIN


AGENDA THURSDAY Austintown Board of Education, 7:30 p.m., board offices, 225 Idaho Road, regular

Cold Metal impact

Cold Metal impact CAMPBELL -- The city will lose $180,000 per year in tax revenue as the result of

Bush economic summit at Baylor was all for show

Opinion: Bush economic summit at Baylor was all for show EDITOR: I have observed our illustrious

YSU FOOTBALL A 'so-so' scrimmage

Senior Colby Street has been named the starting quarterback. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS

Call us, please

Call us, please The Vindicator is asking people hired as extras for the filming of the television


LOCAL Mooney tickets YOUNGSTOWN -- Cardinal Mooney High School now has tickets on sale for