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TRAFICANT Detore's attorney opposes transfer

The government could have asked for a transfer a long time ago, lawyer says. By PATRICIA MEADE


WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOLS AT A GLANCE

GREENVILLE (AAA) Head coach: Bob Stone, 25th year (199-49-7). Assistants: Brian Herrick, Kirk


HERMITAGE Sewer bills to rise, but officials study how much, when

Hermitage is looking at more than $13 million worth of work, and rates must be raised to pay for it.


Residents urged to avoid park

Authorities don't know what started the fire. YOUNGSTOWN -- A local health official said people


YOUNGSTOWN Man sentenced for violating probation

The Austintown man said he couldn't think of anything else to do, so he ran. By BOB JACKSON


YOUNGSTOWN Deadline looms for project

The board has less than three weeks to decide on the new West Elementary School. By PETER H.


SHARON Council to study police merger

Sharon's mayor adamantly opposes a merger. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU HERMITAGE,


SHARON Initial vote OKs borrowing

Council members are insistent that the money be spent as directed. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR


SENIOR STANDOUTS Top preseason players in the area

NameSizePositionSchoolWhat you need to know Pat Bokesch6-1, 240DTFitch2nd team all-SVC Colin


YOUNGSTOWN Muggers threaten walkers

Men, including Councilman Richard Atkinson, ran to help the victims. YOUNGSTOWN -- Councilman


SEWER PROJECTS

SEWER PROJECTS City of Hermitage The city is looking at more than $13 million worth of needed


Board OKs expansion

Board OKs expansion WARREN -- The Trumbull County Board of Health has given the go-ahead for a


CITY SERIES AT A GLANCE

CHANEY (DIV. II) Head coach: Ron Berdis, 16th year (99-53). Assistants: Mike Popio, Bill Miller,


PENNSYLVANIA Retirement short for Verrelli

The Wilmington High coach realized he wasn't ready to give up coaching. By BILL ALBRIGHT


INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE AT A GLANCE

JACKSON-MILTON (DIV. IV) Head coach: Alan Mikovich, 2nd year (2-8). Assistants: Nick Campbell,


YOUNGSTOWN Grace Place to celebrate new center

Grace Place's new Thank You Center is a shopping outlet for patients that includes a store and food


Bakes-Beil troth is announced; wedding planned

GIRARD -- The engagement of Andrea Bakes, a daughter of Leo and Josephine Bakes, all of 402 Thomas


TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE At Sebring and Southern, the numbers don't add up

The schools have difficulty attracting varsity football players. VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT While


PAYING TRIBUTE | Memories of the SVC

Here's a sampling of some of the best memories, best games and thoughts on the league's demise from


A triple threat

By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF olleges love them, and opposing teams don't. Three of


WEATHERSFIELD SCHOOLS Additions near completion

Before- and after-school programs will be established if enough pupils sign up. By MARY SMITH


Vindicator seeks vets of war on terrorism

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


Hurricanes. Floods. Predicting the outcome of high school football games. All natural disasters just

Hurricanes. Floods. Predicting the outcome of high school football games. All natural disasters just


U A Canfield youth football coach involved in an altercation Monday in Canfield does not coach for

U A Canfield youth football coach involved in an altercation Monday in Canfield does not coach for


YOUNGSTOWN Area man agrees he's not a constable

Kwasnik is cq Trials will take place in October for three who consider themselves constables.


Civil War re-enactment set for this weekend

Civil War re-enactment set for this weekend LISBON -- Columbiana County Park District's fifth


YOUNGSTOWN Council OKs increase in sewer rates

A $1.50-per-month increase in garbage fees has been sent to committee. YOUNGSTOWN -- Sewer rates


DOGFIGHTING CASE Shock probation OK'd in dogfighting case

The judge questioned whether James will treat people the same way he treats animals. By BOB


DISTRICT Warriors reload after losing vets

Campbell Memorial plays a difficult independent schedule, but has seven home games. By MARK W.


PLAYMAKERS Senior standouts

Thirty more top area senior football players: NAME(SIZE)POS.SCHOOLNOTES Pat Bokesch(6-1,


Bin Laden a greater threat to United States than Iraq

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


& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;AGEE, & lt;/B & gt;George,

& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;AGEE, & lt;/B & gt;George, 54, of Youngstown;


STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Fitch set to shed mediocrity label

A cast of top players hopes to turn the Falcons around. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE AT A GLANCE

COLUMBIANA (DIV. V) Head coach: Bob Spaite, eighth year (51-31) Assistants: Larry Baughman,


SVC MEMORIES Vindy veteran recalls Campbell's title win in 1957

John Knapick's Red Devils played Struthers in a game for redemption. By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR


GIRARD SCHOOLS Hearing date awaits in dispute

A hearing on the matter should be set within the next 30 days. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS VINDICATOR


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Daniel and Nikki Reynolds, 24 Center St., Leetonia, girl, Aug. 21. Heather


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

Bob and Mary DeNunzio of Shaker Heights, formerly of Youngstown, are announcing the birth of a


ON THE AIR | High school football broadcasts

WKBN-AM 570 Friday -- Chaney at Fitch Aug. 30 -- St. Ignatius at Boardman Sept. 6 -- Mansfield


LIBERTY Rally addresses cost of prescription drugs

One speaker urged seniors to ask their doctors for the most effective and least expensive drugs


LIBERTY Rally addresses cost of prescriptions

One speaker urged seniors to ask their doctors for the most effective and least expensive drugs


Hiner-Cleary wedding is set for Oct. 5

BOARDMAN -- Thomas and Sylvia Hiner, 7494 E. Parkside Drive, are announcing the engagement of their


NILES Residents want more stop signs

The city engineer said the stop signs are not meant to deter speeders, but rather to control


Fox News

Fox News RARE WORDS: Tish Traficant, wife of convicted former congressman James A. Traficant Jr.,


WORLD WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT Game over, Vince?

By JEREMY HARPER VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER ith World Wrestling Entertainment making one of its


LIQUOR CONTROL Transfers, permits

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


TELEVISION Traficant's wife appears on Fox's 'On the Record'

The ex-congressman's wife admitted that her husband's hair was a 'nightmare.' YOUNGSTOWN -- Tish


AUSTINTOWN Murder suspect in jail

The suspect didn't resist arrest, police said. AUSTINTOWN -- The man accused of raping and killing


Men of steel return in famed sculpture

Two steel workers who were models for the famous sculpture were on hand. THE VINDICATOR,


INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE Lowellville carries high expectations

The smallest school in the ICL has big-time goals. By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Christian speaker seeks ideas for youth center

Dave Kohout got through Boardman High by the skin of his teeth. He had rotten grades and,


DOGFIGHTING CASE Shock probation approved for man

The judge questioned whether James will treat people the same way he treats animals. By BOB


DISTRICT TEAMS AT A GLANCE

BEAVER LOCAL (DIV. III) Head coach: Rich Wright, 5th year (28-14, 2 playoffs). Assistants: Doug


WARREN Union protests remote operation of train engines

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN CSX says remote-controlled trains don't leave the yards. WARREN --


YOUNGSTOWN Man sentenced in playground theft

Jail time for the man who stole the playground money was important to coalition members. By ROGER


NFL PRESEASON

NFL PRESEASON Favorite Points Underdog ST. LOUIS 61/2 San Diego Friday PHILADELPHIA 7


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Clarence E. Martin, 51, of 1757 S. Heights Ave., Youngstown,


METRO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE

CANFIELD (DIV. II) Head coach: Mike Pavlansky. Assistants: Mike Lodyn, Gary Hoelzel, Jack


TRUMBULL COUNTY OxyContin case nets prison time

The judge also fined the defendant $55,000. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


BOWLING

BOWLING Tuesday Night Men's Classic -- begins its fall season Sept. 3 at 9:15 p.m. at Wedgewood


Reminder for coaches and statisticians

Reminder for coaches and statisticians High school coaches and statisticians are reminded to


MAHONING COUNTY 0.5% tax will be on Nov. ballot

Today is the deadline for placing issues on the November election ballot. By BOB JACKSON


When did the nation start planning whether to go to war or not?

Opinion: When did the nation start planning whether to go to war or not? EDITOR: Here we go again. Every


YOUNGSTOWN Man who stole playground funds gets jail

Jail time for the man who stole the playground money was important to coalition members. By ROGER


TRUMBULL COUNTY Grand jury to hear deputy sheriff's case

The deputy is on paid administrative leave pending his appeal. He hasn't been fired, as the sheriff


Goldust wrestles with good, bad of WWE

The wrestler discussed his character, teamwork and the future of the organization. By JEREMY


THE SERIES

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


MAHONING COUNTY Officials weigh taxing options

Today is the deadline for placing issues on the November election ballot. By BOB JACKSON


WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS

WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS BOYS GOLF BOARDMAN 158, SALEM 161 (at Mill Creek) Boardman (24-8) -- Tim


CITY SERIES Bad playoff memory drives Chaney's Dykes

The defensive lineman has scholarship offers from several Division I colleges. By BRIAN RICHESSON


STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE

AUSTINTOWN FITCH (DIV. I) Head coach: Carl Pelini, third year (6-14). Assistants: Neal Kopp,


AREA STANDOUTS Colleges know where to find top prospects

Several players have already been offered Division I scholarships. By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR


D'Agostino-Getch wedding planned for early autumn

An early autumn wedding is planned by Jolene D'Agostino and Richard Getch, both of Moon Township,


GIRARD SCHOOLS Hearing date awaits in push to oust members of board

A hearing on the matter should be set within the next 30 days. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS VINDICATOR


Caparso-Dietz troth is told, wedding planned

LOWELLVILLE -- The engagement of Lucinda Marie Caparso, 2081 Steward Road, and David Michael Dietz,


IDEOLOGUES VS. JUSTICE OWEN

Opinion: IDEOLOGUES VS. JUSTICE OWEN Chicago Tribune: At least since the 1987 battle over Robert Bork's


Boardman police to step up patrols

Boardman police to step up patrols BOARDMAN -- Township police will step up traffic patrols from


Christine Davis, Todd Kadar plan October wedding

BOARDMAN -- Lawrence and Donna Davis of Boardman are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


LAWRENCE COUNTY PRISON Board focuses on avoiding a deficit

The county is getting less revenue from other counties housing inmates. By LAURE CIOFFI


METRO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Clayton, Harris help Bulldogs reload for 2002

Poland lost to Mentor Lake Catholic in last year's Division III regional final. By JOHN KOVACH


OHSAA STATE CHAMPS

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES AAA (1972-1979)-Division-I (1980-2001) 1972 -- Warren Western Reserve


WILMINGTON

WILMINGTON Aug. 30 -- at Monaca7:30 Sept. 6 -- Ursuline7:30 Sept. 13 -- Slippery Rock7:30


Judge sides with governor on special election issue

Opinion: In refusing to order Gov. Bob Taft to call a special election to fill the vacancy created by the


For clients of shelter, project makes their day

The Winnebago-turned-salon was inspired by a Franciscan nun. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF


AREA SCHOOLS IN THE PLAYOFFS

STATE CHAMPIONS 1972 -- Warren Western Reserve (Class AAA) 1973 -- Cardinal Mooney (Class AAA)


COLD METAL Angry workers gather at plant

The workers are also concerned about their pensions and benefits. THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN By


VOLANT, PA. 'West Wing' extras are ready to roll

The governor is expected to stop by the set Friday to welcome the actors and crew. By LAURE CIOFFI


HOW THEY FARED | 2001 standings & amp; playoff recap

CITY SERIES ConferenceAll games WLPtsOPWLPtsOP Chaney3012709125658 Canton


By LAURE CIOFFI

By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU VOLANT, Pa. -- When Susan Gerle was driving home