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Traficant in role of dead man walking

Opinion: Editor's note: In about 24 hours, the chairman of a House ethics subcommittee will gavel an


KEYSTONE CLIPS Valley rainfall above average

The Shenango Valley continues to enjoy a wetter-than-normal year, according to statistics kept by


Wicinski ready for tourney duties

Eddie Thomas will now serve as executive director of the tournament. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR


SOCIAL SECURITY Q & amp;A

Q. If I choose to retire and receive reduced benefits at age 62, will my monthly benefit increase to


TIFFANY SCHULER MICHAEL STEELE

TIFFANY SCHULER MICHAEL STEELE BOARDMAN -- St. Luke Church was the setting at 2 p.m. June 15 for


Rookie Se Ri Pak claims fourth LPGA Tour crown

She won when veteran Dottie Pepper missed a 4-foot birdie putt on the final hole. WARREN -- Se Ri


Social club in Farrell looks for new location

FARRELL, Pa. -- The New Deal Club, a city fixture for nearly seven decades, is looking for a new


BAZETTA Couple, dog escape safely from early morning fire

BAZETTA -- A couple in their 20s and a dog escaped without injury as their 2820 Warren Meadville


Participants will march from a church on Fruit Avenue to a religious Tent Service at Spearman Avenue

Participants will march from a church on Fruit Avenue to a religious Tent Service at Spearman Avenue


SPECIAL EVENTS Delasin, McGann lead long-drive field

VIENNA -- The field has been set for two of the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic's most popular events, the


Enticing buyers with zero interest

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR BUSINESS EDITOR YOUNGSTOWN -- Area car


BONNIE ARNOWITZ CHRISTOPHER ROSEBERRY

BONNIE ARNOWITZ CHRISTOPHER ROSEBERRY LAS VEGAS -- Bonnie Ellen Arnowitz became the bride of


MEGAN NELLIS CHRISTOPHER BURNSIDE

MEGAN NELLIS CHRISTOPHER BURNSIDE CANFIELD -- Megan Elizabeth Nellis and Christopher Burnside were


THOMAS GROUP

THOMAS GROUP Giant Eagle Classic Executive Director: Eddie Thomas Tournament Manager: Tim


1998 SCORES

PlayerPar Total Money Se Ri Pak-15201120,000 Dottie Pepper-1420274,474 Robin Walton-


Lopez's farewell tour filled with emotions, memories

After 25 years on tour, Nancy Lopez will retire after this season. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR


1996 SCORES

PlayerPar Score Money Michelle McGann-1620090,000 Kim Saiki-1320355,855 Kelly Robbins-


MARY MELONIO MICHAEL CANCILLIERE

MARY MELONIO MICHAEL CANCILLIERE AUSTINTOWN -- A reception at Mr. Anthony's in Boardman followed


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 388 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, 1 to 6 p.m.


1990 SCORES

PlayerPar Score Money x-Beth Daniel-920760,000 Patty Sheehan-920737,000 Danielle


These events, centered around Ohio's frontier history, are open to the public.

These events, centered around Ohio's frontier history, are open to the public. WEDNESDAY 11


FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK

FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK Antoine L. Tate The FBI and Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force are


Addiction leaves too many lives up to chance

With an infusion of money, local counselors hope to loosen the grip of gambling addiction in the


LAURA WIMER STEVAN POPOVICH

LAURA WIMER STEVAN POPOVICH YOUNGSTOWN -- A honeymoon at Montego Bay, Jamaica, followed the June


1993 IN REVIEW Lopez outlasts Richard in playoff

The queen of women's golf knocked in a 25-foot eagle putt on the 54th hole to tie, and then won the


MAKING IT HAPPEN

MAKING IT HAPPEN Founding Sponsors and Trustees The 10 corporate sponsors of the Giant Eagle


WNBA ROUNDUP Saturday's games

Liberty 67, Mystics 53 WASHINGTON -- New York ended Washington's nine-game home winning streak


1993 SCORES

PlayerMoneyScore Nancy Lopez ($75,000)203 Deb Richard ($46,546)203 Pat Bradley ($24,845)204


Blood bank asks hospitals to postpone elective surgeries

PITTSBURGH -- Central Blood Bank has advised the hospitals it serves to postpone certain elective


NATALIE EDWARDS GARY PRITCHARD JR.

NATALIE EDWARDS GARY PRITCHARD JR. WARREN -- The wedding of Natalie Ann Edwards and Gary Alan


Associated Press

Associated Press BEATING THE HEAT: Young visitors to the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts


Victim aids robbers

Victim aids robbers YOUNGSTOWN -- A 27-year-old Mount Vernon Avenue man said he gave a jump-start


LPGA LONG DRIVE Event attracts the big hitters

Of the six amateur qualifiers for Tuesday's finals, four hail from the Valley. PETE MOLLICA


MELANIE SCHARRER DAVID BUDZ

MELANIE SCHARRER DAVID BUDZ BOARDMAN -- The Rev. Jerry Hunt presided at 12:30 p.m. June 15 at the


SCOTT SHALAWAY Lemon drops of summer

Goldfinches live double lives. In winter, they often escape notice thanks to their drab olive


Organ donor registry opens to licensed drivers in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN -- Licensed drivers in Ohio who want to be organ donors now can be listed in The Ohio


RESULTS At Packard Music Hall

The under-card 150-pound division: Keli Madrid (Maui, Hawaii) won by knockout in 2:34 of first


2000 SCORES

PlayerParScoreMoney Dorothy Delasin-11205$150,000 Pat Hurst-1120593,093 Wendy Ward-


BIRTHS

St. Joseph Stacey Herald, 5291 Tioga St., Newton Falls, girl, July 12. Bobbie Dotson and Mark


The schedule for the 14th annual Victorian Weekend includes:

The schedule for the 14th annual Victorian Weekend includes: FRIDAY Noon to 9 p.m.: Ice Cream


VALERIE KNAUFF RICHARD CATAFFA JR.

VALERIE KNAUFF RICHARD CATAFFA JR. BROOKLANDVILLE, Md. -- Valerie Adele Knauff, daughter of Joyce


LPGA MONEY LEADERS

Through July 7 Trn Money 1. Annika Sorenstam13$1,849,054 2. Juli


CRIME SOLVERS Mercer County

A fugitive from justice is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers this week: Crime: Robbery.


FRIDAY'S GAMES

FRIDAY'S GAMES American League Toronto 5, Boston 0 Oakland 1, Baltimore 0 Cleveland 2, N.Y.


AREA GOLF SCORES

MEN The Vindicator (Pine Lakes) -- Low gross: Don Kniska 36, Sam Mirto 40, Dave Majors, Dan


Junior League plans event for breast-cancer survivors

LIBERTY -- The Junior League of Youngstown will hold a Pink Ribbon Tea to honor breast-cancer


ELISSA BARBERO MICHAEL D'ALTORIO

ELISSA BARBERO MICHAEL D'ALTORIO CAMPBELL -- The Rev. John Trimbur presided at 2 p.m. June 8 at


Furless pets

By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER THEY ARE CREEPY AND they are crawly and they lunch on


AREA SCHEDULE

JULY MONDAY -- Junior Girls Only Tournament at Tamer Win Golf Course in Cortland. (330) 637-2881.


OHIO Autopsy photos: private or public?

A state newspaper leader argues that coroner documents must stay in the public domain. By BOB


1992 SCORES

PlayerPar Score Money x-Betsy King-720975,000 Donna Andrews-720935,643 Beth Daniel-


ROAD WORK Area projects

Projects the Ohio Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation are


WITH THE VETS Meetings for the week of July 14

TODAY Post 235, American Legion, 11 High St., Girard, 2 p.m. Post 504, American Legion, 2065


The Whetstones are honored at brunch for 50th

BOARDMAN - Mr. and Mrs. R. Alvin Whetstone, 7052 West Blvd., were guests of honor during an open


Fernbacks mark 50th anniversary at family dinner

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Fernback of Boardman celebrated their golden wedding anniversary


SQUAW CREEK QUALIFIER Thailand to Tampa, these twins show they're no amateurs

The 16-year-old sisters have already competed in other LPGA tournaments. VIENNA -- The Giant Eagle


Timko anniversary observed June 7 at family gathering in Connecticut

STRUTHERS -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. James Timko, West Wilson Street, was


FATHERHOOD Facts and figures

24 million children (34 percent) live absent from their biological fathers. Nearly 20 million


AGENDA

AGENDA MONDAY McDonald Village Council finance committee, 6 p.m., council chambers. AGENDA


Poker Run scheduled

Poker Run scheduled YOUNGSTOWN -- The third annual Poker Run, sponsored by the employees of Rural


STACIE MARSHALL MICHAEL BLAIR

STACIE MARSHALL MICHAEL BLAIR YOUNGSTOWN -- The June 8 wedding of Stacie A. Marshall and Michael


1994 SCORES

PlayerMoneyScore Tammie Green ($82,500)206 C. Walker ($51,201)208 Kim Shipman ($33,211)209


1994 IN REVIEW Green emerges champ after a soggy weekend

Because of Saturday's rain, Tammie Green had to play 32 holes on Sunday, but managed to prevail.


GIANT EAGLE CLASSIC Money Leaders

(Combined earnings for 12 tournaments) Player Events Total Earnings Best Finish Tammie Green 12


'Ohio Frontier' is theme of Chautauqua

EAST LIVERPOOL -- The Ohio Humanities Council will pitch its old-fashioned Chautauqua tent in


GRAEDONS | People's Pharmacy Could wife be allergic to husband's medication?

Q. My husband was recently diagnosed with diabetes. Now I am having health issues myself, and my


LPGA TOUR STATISTICS

Through July 7 Scoring 1, Annika Sorenstam, 68.80. 2, Juli Inkster, 70.21. 3, Se Ri Pak, 70.38.


CAREER PATHS

HEALTH CARE YOUNGSTOWN -- Dr. Firas Saker is the new director of the Division of Neonatology at


YOUTH

YOUTH Rifle team competes Nine members of the Vienna Cougars Junior Rifle Team recently competed


FINAL SCORES

Dorothy Delasin, $150,00069-69-65--203-13 Tammie Green, $93,09369-67-68--204-12 Se Ri Pak, $67,


2002 LPGA SEASON Schedule and winners

Feb. 28-March 2 -- LPGA Takefuji Classic (Annika Sorenstam) March 14-17 -- PING Banner Health


LOCATION

LOCATION The Natural Bridge State Park is at 2135 Natural Bridge Road, Slade, Ky., 40376-9999,


SOUTHERN SCHOOLS Project stays on budget, schedule

A preschool is being considered for one of the school buildings that will be vacated as part of the


MARY GERST HUNTER MORRIS

MARY GERST HUNTER MORRIS AUSTINTOWN -- Mary Ellen Gerst, 2254 Sprucewood Drive, and Hunter Morris,


YSU gets shortchanged in budget sweepstakes

Opinion: It's one thing for Youngstown State University to share Ohio's economic pain, but it's quite another


Good game turning ugly

Can you imagine someone who hates major league baseball doing a better job of sabotaging the game


Lucky Labrador pub welcomes canine visitors

Lucky Labrador pub welcomes canine visitors Even the beer names at the Lucky Labrador Brewing Co.


TOURNAMENT WEEK Schedule of events

Monday, July 15 The Vindicator Pro-Am -- 8 a.m. TMH Foundation Golf Clinic -- 9 a.m. YSU Jr.


BETH ANN REA JEFFREY DEW

BETH ANN REA JEFFREY DEW YOUNGSTOWN -- Fellows Riverside Gardens at Mill Creek Park provided the


Beckers are honored on anniversary during a family dinner in Struthers

POLAND -- A family dinner party was held July 2 in celebration of the 25th wedding anniversary of


FIRECRACKER OPEN Sportsmen's Shooting Center

DOUBLES NameCityScoreTitle Rich CameronSharon, Pa.100Ch Chuck IsaacNew Castle, Pa.99Ru James


Curfew serves everyone

Opinion: It's an old story: Kids will be kids. Not that every kid in Poland Township gets to wander the


MELINDA GREEN JOHN DEPIETRO JR.

MELINDA GREEN JOHN DEPIETRO JR. ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands -- Magens Bay was the setting at 10


MICHELLE MCGANN | 1995-96 Champion

Birthdate: 12-30-1969 Birthplace: West Palm Beach, FL Residence: Singer Island, FL Rookie


LOCAL DIGEST

Crash kills motorcyclist YOUNGSTOWN -- A 48-year-old Struthers man died after the Harley-Davidson


1991 SCORES

PlayerPar Score Money x-Deb Richard-920775,000 Jane Geddes-920746,250 Tammie Green-


ON THE MARK Tournament records

(Through 2001) LOW SCORE, FIRST ROUND -- 64 -- Anna Acker-Macosko (1997), Tammie Green (1997); 65


YSU ARTS FESTIVAL Families find balloons, crafts and lots of fun

Matt Cooper, 15, entertained other festival-goers as he pedaled his unicycle from one end of campus


GIANT EAGLE LPGA CLASSIC Past Champions

1990 Beth Daniel 207 (-9) at Squaw Creek Country Club * 1991 Deb Richard 207 (-9) at Squaw Creek


JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills How to reduce fuel dependence

Q. I have considered getting a solar water-heater kit to cut my utility bills and protect the


BENEFIT Golf outing to be held at Avalon Lakes

The event will be in the form of a four-person scramble. HOWLAND -- Area golfers have an


NESHANNOCK TWP. Coffee Grinder fights for concerts

The outdoor entertainment ranges from soloists to eight-piece jazz bands. By LAURA MILOSER


RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Wilmington grad Erika Fairies leads Brown rowing team

Rowing, in this part of the country, is not one of your run-of-the-mill sports. But it's very


MERCER, PA. Victorian Weekend goes back in time

One of the main features is the tour of homes. By LAURI GALENTINE VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


MAHONING VALLEY SCRAPPERS

MAHONING VALLEY SCRAPPERS Today -- Batavia, 2 p.m. Monday -- Batavia, 7 p.m. Tuesday -- at


Praters to observe 50th anniversary in South Carolina

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Prater, 307 Fourth Ave.


MONEY LIST Golfers see plenty of Green, rewarded for their success

Consistency has put Ohio native Tammie Green at the top. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


LOWELLVILLE ROD & amp; GUN CLUB 565 NEW MIDDLETOWN SPORTSMAN 563 MAHONING SPORTSMAN CLUB

LOWELLVILLE ROD & amp; GUN CLUB 565 NEW MIDDLETOWN SPORTSMAN 563 MAHONING SPORTSMAN CLUB 563


Wagner-Reinhart vows are planned for late August

The engagement of Jamie Lynn Wagner and Eric Thomas Reinhart, both of Columbus, is being announced


1997 SCORES

PlayerPar Total Money x-Tammie Green-1320390,000 Laura Davies-1320355,855 Cindy Figg-


TELEVISION Terry Gannon leads three-day coverage on ESPN and ESPN2

The networks will broadcast the event for two hours each day. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS


AMBRIDGE, PA. Old Economy Village plans festival with historical crafts

AMBRIDGE, Pa. -- Old Economy Village will have a Family Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 27.


WENDY ANDELLO JAY JANCIGA

WENDY ANDELLO JAY JANCIGA BOARDMAN --After their wedding at 6 p.m. June 8 at St. Luke Church, Jay


1999 SCORES

PlayerPar Score Money Jackie Gallagher-Smith-17199150,000 Marnie McGuire-1420293,093


WARREN Combating vacancy problem

There are more than 100 condemned houses in the city. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


2000 IN REVIEW Delasin surges to first victory

The 19-year-old Californian became the Tour's youngest champion in 25 years. WARREN -- Going into


DO YOU NEED HELP?

DO YOU NEED HELP? Where to call These resources are available if you or anyone you know has


DOROTHY DELASIN 2000-01 Champion

Height: 5 feet, 6 inches Birthdate: August 26, 1980 Birthplace: Lubbock, TX Residence: South


SLIPPERY ROCK, PA. Town gets check for revitalization

Volunteers have raised an additional $2 million to revitalize the town. SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- In a


1997 IN REVIEW Green needs five extra holes to win second title

Tammie Green's marathon struggle with Laura Davies marked her second area LPGA championship.


Balloon Quest

Balloon Quest NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Brightly colored hot air balloons will fill the sky this week as


By REBECCA SLOAN

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Toiling in a sun-drenched flowerbed during the dog


NANCY LOPEZ 1993 Champion

Birthdate: January 6, 1957 Birthplace: Torrance, CA Residence: Albany, GA Rookie Year: 1977


Sherri McEaneney and Alex DeRose will exchange vows in late August

AUSTINTOWN -- Paul R. and Bernice J. McEaneney of Austintown are announcing the engagement of their


The beauty of it

The beauty of it After years of ignoring the market, white-owned companies are supplying beauty


Fla. man killed in crash

Fla. man killed in crash HANOVERTON -- David Campbell, 52, of Summerfield, Fla., was killed


& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;BALLONE & lt;/B & gt;,

& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;BALLONE & lt;/B & gt;, Nancy A., 44, of Campbell;


CANFIELD Two injured in SUV accident on Western Reserve Road

CANFIELD -- An 18-year-old man and his 20-year-old female passenger were in stable condition in St.


IN THE CUP! Area holes-in-one

Bob Hrusovsky of Warren aced the No. 13 hole at the Mill Creek Park South Course. He used a 7-iron


1999 IN REVIEW Gallagher-Smith records her first victory on tour

Her 199 total for 54 holes broke the tournament record set by Michelle McGann. WARREN -- Jackie


TABATHA LIPFORD JASON DINOBILE

TABATHA LIPFORD JASON DINOBILE MURRAY, Ky. -- Tabatha Dawn Lipford and Jason Matthew DiNobile were


1995 SCORES

PlayerPar Score Money x-Michelle McGann-1120582,500 Katie Peterson-1120551,201 Nancy


ONE BUSY WEEK

ONE BUSY WEEK Events at Cafaro Field Wednesday What: Concert by classic rock bands Bad Company


SCRAPPERS STATISTICS

THROUGH FRIDAY'S GAMES BATTING ABRHHRRBIAVG Ben Francisco of4571903.422 Jeff Haase


BETH DANIEL 1990 Champion

Birthdate: 10/14/56 Birthplace: Charleston, SC Residence: Delray Beach, FL Rookie Year:


Intersection meeting

Intersection meeting AUSTINBURG -- The Ohio Department of Transportation will conduct a public


PETE MOLLICA Area has benefited from long run of LPGA tourney

VIENNA -- Tomorrow morning, things get under way at Squaw Creek Country Club for the 13th annual


JACK WOLLITZ Stars come out for top tourney

Bass fishing's annual Big Show - the CITGO BASSMASTERS Classic - this year features a star-studded


VETERANS

VETERANS Learn more online WASHINGTON -- A new Web site -- www.dol.gov/elaws/evets.htm -- offers


BRIAN RICHESSON Strike or not, minors play ball

Andy Milovich is caught in between. A baseball fan, he doesn't want players at the major league


U.S. Rep. Joel Hefley, subcommittee chairman Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo. Age: 67. Political

U.S. Rep. Joel Hefley, subcommittee chairman Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo. Age: 67. Political


NEW CASTLE, PA. Program provides guidance for dads

The 12-week program is part of a national initiative meant to help men be better fathers. By LAURE


BOXING Jones batters Asipeli in TV bout at Packard Hall

The Panamanian won a unanimous 10-round decision to raise his hopes for a title fight soon. By


SETTING THE FIELD This year's golfers

Anna Acker-Macosko Kristi Albers Helen Alfredsson Danielle Ammaccapane Dina Ammaccapane


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Laine's Echo(Pantaleano)7.404.403.80 Deliver Hope(C


RETURNING CHAMPION Delasin growing up, moving on in career

The 21-year-old said her season 'begins here in Vienna, Ohio.' By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR


WHAT'S DOING?

SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC. Youth Field Day program, Aug. 3, Coachman Club, Lawrence County, Pa.


YOUNGSTOWN -- Christopher J. McCarty, regional director of marketing and public relations for

YOUNGSTOWN -- Christopher J. McCarty, regional director of marketing and public relations for


KATHRYN EARNHART | The Butlers Branch out, broaden your horizons

Right here in Northeastern Ohio, The Butler Institute of American Art (Youngstown) and its two


TRUMBULL COUNTY FAIR Today's schedule

8 a.m.: Gates open 8:30 a.m.: Junior Fair Super Showmanship 10 a.m.: Junior Fair Horse Show 11 a.m.:


Various visitors cause trouble in the U.S.

Non-native species have caused and continue to cause trouble across the United States and close to


MV snaps loss streak

Mahoning Valley blanked Batavia 9-0 with a six-run third inning rally. By BRIAN RICHESSON


TRAFICANT CASE Rep to face col leagues House panel to decide if congressman gets booted

By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. is


STAGE REVIEW KSU's 'Forum' joins vaudeville with Roman antiquity

The outstanding cast gave stellar performances with almost-perfect comedic timing. By GARRY L.


Downtown map

Downtown map YOUNGSTOWN -- Finding downtown destinations will be easier if you use a new map


Some Youngstown city schools do better than Hope on proficiency tests

Opinion: Some Youngstown city schools do better than Hope on proficiency tests EDITOR: I'm writing in


YOUNGSTOWN Mentors change young lives

In Mahoning and Trumbull counties, 150 children await Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors. By JoANNE


CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

CHILDBIRTH CLASSES Forum Health Childbirth Preparation, Mondays at Northside Medical Center,


NILES For promoter, it's best to get acts together

There's no vacation in sight for Dominic Baragona until next month, after a rib and music festival


SE RI PAK 1998 Champion

Birthdate: 9/28/1977 Birthplace: Daejeon, Korea, Republic of Residence: Orlando, FL Rookie


2001 RECAP A different course, but the same result

Dorothy Delasin became the second repeat champion in tournament history. By PETE MOLLICA


Atlanta campaign

Atlanta campaign "We're out to show you a good time" is the theme of a new tourism promotion


LOCAL

LOCAL Mike Ellis unbeaten for Midland Braves NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Sixteen-year-old Mike Ellis, a


HONORS

HONORS Advocacy award The board of directors of the Ohio Advocates for Mental Health has named


TRUMBULL COUNTY New York firefighter visits young pen pal in Howland

Capt. Ray Saxton said he was nervous about meeting his 7-year-old pen pal. By STEPHEN SIFF