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MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Robert S. Gershowitz, 38, of 7368 Tippecanoe Road, Canfield,

SHARON 3 men face gun, drug charges after raid led by federal agents

Authorities haven't revealed the purpose of the raid nor what was seized. By HAROLD GWIN

YOUNGSTOWN Man pleads innocent in slaying

Prosecutors say DNA taken from the victim matches DNA from the suspect. By BOB JACKSON

For motorcycle fans, road leads to Bike Night

Today's motorcyclists have families and good jobs. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

UNIONTOWN Chaney rally comes up short

Fitch beat one of its future Federal League opponents. UNIONTOWN -- Senior wide receiver Josh

E. Palestine rolls past Wellsville

EAST PALESTINE -- Fullback J.D. Powers ran for two touchdowns and quarterback Smitty Kendrew ran for

Woman faces murder charge

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Cohasset Drive woman was arrested on an aggravated murder warrant Friday in Canfield

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More West Nile found

More West Nile found SHARON, Pa. -- Five more dead birds with the West Nile virus have been found

Hawgs to play Pigs in benefit game

AUSTINTOWN -- Harley riders and Austintown police officers will have the seventh annual "Hawgs vs.


9/11 ANNIVERSARY Memorial events Different faiths, denominations and individual houses of

JCRC food drive

JCRC food drive YOUNGSTOWN -- The Jewish Community Relations Council will have its 11th annual

Sunday services at fair

Sunday services at fair CANFIELD -- Sign-language interpreting will be available for a Mass and

Volunteers stand ready to offer medical help

In recent years, the number of people seeking first-aid treatment has dropped by 50 percent. By


YSU Volleyball team falls BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The Youngstown State University volleyball team

ITEMS Get a fair deal on pens, zipper pulls -- they're free

One fairgoer filled a shopping bag with free-for-all finds at the fair in less than two hours. By

YOUNGSTOWN Joyner boosts black colleges

More than $65,000 was collected at the Youngstown 'Sky Show.' By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN POLICE Female officer files lawsuit alleging sex discrimination

YOUNGSTOWN -- A female detective sergeant has sued the city and its police department in U.S.

VIENNA County has beef with union

The county requires electricians performing certain work to be registered. VIENNA -- Continued

COLUMBIANA CO. Court funding suit is settled

Commissioners can appropriate more money to the courts because more sales tax revenue is available

TRUMBULL COUNTY Warren JFK, Hubbard, Brookfield triumph

Maurice Gore scored twice in JFK's victory. CHAMPION -- Maurice Gore rushed for 133 yards and two

COLUMBIANA COUNTY New formula for funds approved

Officials representing about 82 percent of the county population have approved the new formula.

MAHONING COUNTY Term upsets burglar

The man was upset at getting three years more than he bargained for. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Oneonta shuts down Scrappers in 5-0 win

Two Oneonta pitchers combined for a three-hit shutout. ONEONTA, N.Y. -- Troy Pickford and Jesse

New Castle's Pat Cain is top receiver for Gannon Knights

ERIE, Pa. -- Pat Cain of New Castle, a junior tight end for the Gannon University football team,

METRO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Hulea wins 100th as Poland routs Jefferson

Beaver Local quarterback Jake Robinson scored a late touchdown to beat Salem. POLAND -- Sean


HOLIDAY CLOSINGS Labor Day State, county and federal agencies and other businesses that will be

2 Campbell men indicted on robbery and rape charges

WARREN -- The Trumbull County grand jury indicted two Campbell men Friday on numerous charges,

U.S. right in challenging U.N.'s way of aiding poor

Opinion: Even with all the money that has been spent on underdeveloped nations, the lack of affordable


REGION Inventors, take note of how to make money BOARDMAN -- Richard Theiss, vice president of

LAKE MILTON Authorities consider DNA tests for jawbone

Officials might match DNA from a tooth against missing-person records. LAKE MILTON -- Authorities

YOUNGSTOWN Neighbors press for action on burned North Side home

Lending money, not home repair and resale, is the bank's focus, a vice president said. By ROGER G.

hDuo to perform

hDuo to perform BOARDMAN -- The gospel music team of Reg and Gretchen Dunneman will lead the

BROOKFIELD Zoning issue misses deadline for ballot

Paperwork didn't get to the assistant prosecutor until five days after the deadline, the

Apple farms feel bite

Once a major crop, Mahoning County farms now have only 300 to 400 acres in apples, said one farmer.


ASSOCIATIONS XAmerican Association of University Women, Warren-Trumbull County Branch, will meet

IAN HILL Epilepsy doesn't just affect the brain

CANFIELD -- Janet Mau showed me my brain on Friday. Then she showed me my brain on epilepsy, a


INDICTMENTS Columbiana County A Columbiana County grand jury has indicted these people:

WORKPLACE Bringing faith and ethics together

Faith-based groups help professionals close the gap between personal beliefs and corporate behavior.

GOLDBERG CASE Panel mulls judge's ruling

Goldberg's lawyer wants the contempt findings from probate court to be overturned. By BOB JACKSON

Parade will start Columbiana Street Fair

Parade will start Columbiana Street Fair COLUMBIANA -- Units are welcome to participate in the


BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Jeff and Theresa Barone, 418 Laurel Hills, Canfield, girl, Aug.

Washington Post

Washington Post FAITH AND ACTION: Martial action and the sacred come together in an illustration

STRUTHERS Campbell's Joe Jackson finds his running field of dreams

The Red Devil tailback had 130 yards to lead Campbell past Struthers 10-7. By TOM WILLIAMS

JUDGE WELLS: You've been a congressman in the United States, and because of that position you had

JUDGE WELLS: You've been a congressman in the United States, and because of that position you had

BELOIT Speedy Sorice helps Canfield snap losing skid to Warriors

The Cardinals shut out West Branch in the second half to earn a 25-13 victory. By RYAN JONES

City native has career with Brown

The musician has been with James Brown for more than two decades. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.