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TRIATHLON Mom takes son's dare to compete

Lucky Kaiser of Boardman joined son Todd Beckett in the Inaugural Potomac Triathlon in Virginia.

POLAND Gymnasts place at tournament

POLAND -- Ten gymnasts from Kathi's Dance and Gym Center recently competed in the USAIGC National

SEX-ABUSE SCANDAL Comparing state, church approaches

The state takes the approach that abusers can choose not to repeat their wrongdoing. By D.A.

WARREN Punchout at Packard features Jones, Asipeli

Guillermo Jones has a six-inch height advantage on Sione Asipeli. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR

Summer Festival of the Arts enhances area's quality of life

Opinion: That more Americans view or participate in the arts than they do sports will be demonstrated today

YOUNGSTOWN Sex offender sentenced to counseling

The defendant does not have any other crime in his background. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

NORTH LIMA Idle Hour to be razed

Landowners have no immediate plans to build on the site. NORTH LIMA -- A spokesman for the

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TRUMBULL COUNTY Go to the fair for the latest buzz

Trumbull County Beekeepers bottle their own local honey. By AMY HOUSLEY VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

PHAR-MOR TAKEOVER 9 bidders prepare to compete

Snyder's wants Phar-Mor badly enough that it has improved its offer and is willing to make more


Listings Bazetta Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, 4131 Bazetta Road, Cortland. Theme: Bug


JENNIFER PATSKO BRADLEY NIGH POLAND -- Nuptial vows were exchanged during a 2:30 p.m. ceremony

REV. DANIEL ROHAN Samaritan's lesson: Self-absorption closes heart

The Gospel of Luke 10:25-37 is undoubtedly one of the most straightforward of Christ's parables. It

Agency worker charged with falsifying records

Agency worker charged with falsifying records LAKELAND, Fla. -- In another blow to Florida's

Wendy Brewer to be bride of Nick Kuhlman

AUSTINTOWN -- The engagement of Wendy Brewer and Nick Kuhlman, both of 8964 S.W. 149th Place,

Hartley-Werner, Cretella wedding to be in Indiana

AUSTINTOWN -- Plans for the upcoming marriage of Risa Hartley-Werner and Michael Cretella, both of

YOUNGSTOWN Dog warden's office plans changes after theft

Deposits will now be made daily instead of weekly. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER

COLLEGES Gleason helps OAC celebrate 100th year

The Chaney graduate is in his 12th year as commissioner. By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF

MICKEY MANTLE TOURNAMENT Line Drive Academy ousts Astro Falcons

John Mang and Joe Skocik sparked the 10-6 win in the losers bracket. STRUTHERS -- John Mang

World Youth Day

World Youth Day ERIE, Pa. -- About 500 youth and adults from the Catholic Diocese of Erie are


Who: Batavia Muckdogs (12-12) at Scrappers (12-12). When: 7:05. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390).


LOCAL Class AA playoffs set to begin YOUNGSTOWN -- Jolly Joe's (18-4), the regular season Class

Remediation in college a major educational concern

Opinion: While a good number of Valley high school students are entering Ohio colleges and universities after


CLASSES XEast High School Alumni will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. July 25 at Smaldino's.

Jazz and 'Godspell'

Jazz and 'Godspell' HOWLAND -- Tent Troupe, the only traveling summer tent theatre in America,


ALLISON JARBECK DANIEL SEBAUGH YOUNGSTOWN -- Living in Cleveland after a honeymoon on the Hawaiian

COLUMBIANA Most parents favor all-day kindergarten

So far, only two kindergarten pupils will attend school in half-day sessions. By NANCY TULLIS

YOUNGSTOWN Acquitted officer denied back pay

The other officer involved in the case had a different arbiter, who reached the opposite conclusion.

ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball

Little League District Tournament (ages 11-12) Lordstown 11, Brookfield 7 -- Jake Schofer went

Tax credit will let company renovate homes in Warren

WARREN -- Sunshine of Warren/Trumbull Area Inc. will receive $216,000 of federal tax credits for

LIBERTY ASSAULT Wife of suspect files for divorce

The woman cited her husband's drug problem in the court filings. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR

Big 33's border battle

Big 33's border battle Big 33 players will descend on Hershey, Pa., today to start preparing for

COLUMBIANA CO. Court will get doctor a lawyer

Trial dates for the two crimes have yet to be set. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU

SEXUAL ABUSE Ohio statistics

Victims: 79 percent are 17 or younger, and 56 percent are 12 and under. Abusers: In 85 percent of

AUSTINTOWN Judge hears cases of various charges

The Poland man accused of dragging his ex-wife from the back of a motorcycle pleaded innocent to

YOUNGSTOWN First municipal drug-court class graduates

One judge said she's glad another judge copied the idea for drug court. By PATRICIA MEADE

YOUNGSTOWN Family of man who died after arrest files suit

The complaint names city police and jail personnel. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER

FAIR | Today and Sunday schedule

SATURDAY 8 a.m.: Gates open 9 a.m.: Open Class Dairy Show; Saddle Horse Contest Class; Horse


COLLEEN KANE MARK WOLFGANG SALEM -- The garden at the home of Allan and Bonnie Wolfgang, 1003 Pine

MEDICINE Valley doctor will continue to prescribe therapy despite findings

The results of the study caused many women to call doctors' offices around the Valley. By WILLIAM

Team scraps, falters

It fought back from a 4-0 deficit, only to drop a 5-4 decision to the Vermont Expos at Cafaro Field.

LAWRENCE COUNTY Courts propose plan to change district lines

The plan is intended to make the work more equitable among the district justices. By LAURE CIOFFI


Based on a prosecutor's misidentification, a story published Wednesday incorrectly identified Sally

Flag to honor 'Tree City'

Flag to honor 'Tree City' CANFIELD -- City council has been given a flag to honor Canfield's

Christina Polish, Rick Marinelli are engaged

AUSTINTOWN -- Announcement of the engagement of Christina Polish and Rick F. Marinelli, both of

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Mark and Sally Beck, 7175 Saint Ursula, Canfield, boy, July 9. Forum Health

COLLEGE NOTES Area athletes

CLARION Charles Coryea, a 1972 Reynolds High graduate, was one of six new additions to the Clarion

Summary of police activity:

Summary of police activity: July 1 Stolen: A man was arrested for fleeing in a stolen pickup

POLITICAL SURVEY 2 get low grades from watchdogs

U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. scored higher than any other Ohio Democratic member of Congress in


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Mark W. Anderson, 32, of 18323 W. Fifth St., Beloit, and Ella

YOUNGSTOWN Jail releases wrong inmate

The suspect was free less than two hours before being taken back to jail. By BOB JACKSON

SOAP BOX DERBY Local winners prepare for national race

The three local winners' soap box race cars will be shipped to Akron on Sunday. By MARALINE KUBIK

If you manifest charity, how excellent it is! And if you hide it and give it to the poor, it is good

If you manifest charity, how excellent it is! And if you hide it and give it to the poor, it is good

Firefighter exercise

Firefighter exercise YOUNGSTOWN -- Two vacant homes will be burned at 10 a.m. today as part of the