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Drug trafficking charges

Drug trafficking charges BOARDMAN -- Police are charging a 17-year-old Poland girl with felony

COLUMBIANA COUNTY New formula would level tax distribution

Salem City Council voted to decrease East Liverpool's power over the distribution. By NORMAN LEIGH


BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Shawn and AnitraJames, 128 Renee Drive, Struthers, boy, July 22. Stacy


Opinion: Washington Post: In the post-Enron debate, anti-reformers argue that capitalism will self-correct.

Ahead of sentencing, U.S. seeks witness list

CLEVELAND -- In preparation for Tuesday's sentencing of U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr., federal

SALEM Schools superintendent will get pay increase

The school board agreed to borrow about $300,000 to add classrooms. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR

Private constables are not law enforcement officers

Opinion: La Roi C. Dock is one stubborn man. Despite the arrests of his personnel and warnings from the

CAMPBELL One man dies, another is injured during shootout at housing project

CAMPBELL -- A late-night shootout at a subsidized housing project killed a Campbell man and wounded

Research findings are cause of some confusion EDITOR:

Opinion: Research findings are cause of some confusion EDITOR: The recent research work on arthroscopic

YOUNGSTOWN Cleveland Browns help promote blood drive

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Cleveland Browns are teaming up with the American Red Cross and the American

Gains seeks to stop lawsuit filer

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul J. Gains has sued a city man who has filed 12 lawsuits

AREA LINKS Mercyhurst College

The Mercyhurst College football team has 16 area players on the roster for the 2002 season under new

WARREN Auditor OKs payment of cruiser repair bill

The auditor said he wanted more information about the vehicle repair bill. By DENISE DICK

YOUNGSTOWN SCHOOLS Board takes action on building projects

Harding and Taft schools are to be razed by year's end. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF

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

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

NEW CASTLE City council expects to ban burning at homes

By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- City council expects to formally

GIRARD Financial outlook is bleak

The city has five months to get its new budget in line. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


HUBBARD July 12 Criminal damaging: Someone placed a chocolate substance on the inside of a

TRAFICANT CASE With House vote looming, some still push for delay

A friend will seek a delay in voting for the congressman's expulsion. By DAVID SKOLNICK

House of Representatives

U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. could make history by becoming only the fifth member of the U.S.

COLUMBIANA LEVY Schools to take third try

Levy proponents plan a door-to-door campaign to help pass the issue. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR

Boardman grad is Miss Italian

CANFIELD -- Jessica Nichole Cecilia Mulichak, 19, is this year's Miss Italian Youngstown. The 2002

WESTERN RESERVE School board considers open-enrollment policy

The board also voted to raise lunch prices 25 cents. By JoANN JONES VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


Who: Pirates (Biemel 1-4) at Pirates (Moehler 0-0). When: 7:05 p.m. Radio: WKST-AM (1200).

Sugar's attorney says staffer's affidavit is false

The congressman begged a local contractor to say that the government pressured him to tell untruths,

Camp Fire day camp

Camp Fire day camp CANFIELD -- Camp Fire USA Northeast Ohio Council will have its annual day camp

TRUMBULL COUNTY State to give MRDD $300,000 less

The budget cut was expected, but not such a large amount. By AMY HOUSLEY VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

WARREN Additional deputies to patrol housing authority properties

Police will also patrol TMHA. WARREN -- The Trumbull County Sheriff's Department will add two

October wedding for Miss Mangino, Mr. McCollum

WARREN -- The parents of Kasey Lynn Mangino and Jason Richard McCollum, both of 2826 Woodland St.

LITTLE LEAGUE Canfield goes back to State

All-Star teams from Canfield Little League won state championships in 1998 and 2000. By JAYME

NILES Time catches up with school

The school district had no record of the time capsule. By AMY HOUSLEY VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


AREA Canfield girls win again HUBER HEIGHTS -- A five-hour rain delay proved to be worth the

NORTH JACKSON Road resurfacings to begin in county

Total cost of the projects is about $2 million. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

MAHONING COUNTY Road resurfacing

AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP Kirk Road between Turner Road and state Route 46 County Line Road from

Kosar didn't show, but 'Bone Lady' did

The former Browns quarterback's flight was delayed by thunderstorms. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN Sierra Club rates legislators

Five legislators from the Mahoning Valley received scores of 57 percent. By DAVID SKOLNICK

WARREN If you can chalk the walk, you can win

Registration begins at 11 a.m. WARREN -- The 23rd annual Chalk-on-the-Walk contest will be from 11

LAWRENCE CO. GOVERNMENT STUDY Vote favors council-manager

A report explaining the changes must be written by early September. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR

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City council handled these items Tuesday: Authorized the board of control to seek bids for 2002

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Planning commission report indicates business as usual

Developers have submitted 82 plat proposals this year for approval by the Mahoning County Planning

Miss Villio to wed Stephen King in September rite

YOUNGSTOWN - Carmen and Jackie Villio of Youngstown are announcing the engagement of their daughter,

The Aug. 17 wedding reception for Mandy J. Sabol of Canfield and Mark C. Laurie of Austintown will

The Aug. 17 wedding reception for Mandy J. Sabol of Canfield and Mark C. Laurie of Austintown will

Are rep's two new staff members doing job for which they were hired?

One new staffer helped the congressman during his House ethics committee hearing and another drove

YOUNGSTOWN City to offer buyouts for workers

Talk has cropped up about putting a quarter-percent income tax increase on the ballot to support

Board OKs raise for schools chief

SALEM -- Schools Superintendent David Brobeck, now in the second year of a three-year contract, is


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Randall J. Voytilla, 26, of 491 Sixth St., Struthers, and

Stolen ATVs recovered

Stolen ATVs recovered GIRARD -- Three Youngstown teenagers have been cited into Trumbull County

WALL STREET Turbulence keeps its hold on market

Tuesday was the third busiest trading day ever on the New York Stock Exchange. LOS ANGELES TIMES

Smith-Nagy troth is announced; wedding date set

HUBBARD -- Announced by Steve and Patricia Smith, 3262 Beechwood Drive, is the engagement of their

Giant Eagle, CVS' motive to eliminate competition

Opinion: Giant Eagle, CVS' motive to eliminate competition EDITOR: I am deeply saddened by the closings

Mediator to intervene in teachers' pact

Mediator to intervene in teachers' pact EAST PALESTINE -- The East Palestine school board and the

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Repucci takes steps to improve kicking

The Mercyhurst kicker has come a long way since his senior year at Ursuline. By JOHN KOVACH


Who: Scrappers (23-12) at Scrappers (19-16). When: 7:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390).

GAIL WHITE Habitat volunteers get a home of their own

"Last night, a little bunny ran across our driveway and into our yard," exclaims excited 6-year-old

AVALON SOUTH GOLF COURSE Lawyers: OE trying to collect twice

An Ohio Edison official said the company would not seek compensation twice. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

Congress shouldn't go home until the job is completed

Opinion: With summer sizzling in the nation's capital, members of Congress are eager to escape the heat --

AVALON SOUTH GOLF COURSE Attorneys say Ohio Edison is trying to collect twice for electricity discount

By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- The city-owned golf course didn't pay its

YOUNGSTOWN Cold Metal seeks cash to stay open

The company has postponed filing its financial reports. By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS