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CLEVELAND Traficant faces judge, sentencing

The federal judge denied a second motion for a new trial for the former congressman. By PATRICIA


HERMITAGE Top school official gets pay increase

The superintendent and board secretary also received one-time payments for work on a new contract.


America at its best

Opinion: America at its best EDITOR: Somerset County, Pa., provided another incident to show the world


Teenage boy arrested

Teenage boy arrested CAMPBELL -- Police arrested a 16-year-old Summit Drive boy about 6:30 p.m.


Trial dates set for former Calcutta doctor

Trial dates set for former Calcutta doctor LISBON -- Two trials are set in December for a former


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Gasser-Giltner engagement is announced

Announcement is being made of the engagement of Angela J. Gasser, 1131 Tall Grass Circle, Stow, and


If Gains has a better idea he should share it with us

Opinion: Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul "I can't file state charges" Gains is at it again -- but this time


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY A teacher-pupil bond extends 68 years

Betty Miller of St. Clairsville had a first-grade schoolteacher she admired immensely. Last week,


NEW CASTLE Telemarketing firm shuts down local office

The company says a severe reduction in calling hours forced the closing. By LAURE CIOFFI


YOUNGSTOWN 2 fired cops petition to get jobs back

The two officers could file another lawsuit if the arbitration is unsuccessful. By BOB JACKSON


JOURNEY OF HOPE Cross-country bicyclists make short educational stop in Niles

A team of cyclists is promoting awareness of disabilities. By AMY HOUSLEY VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


Boil order issued

Boil order issued NORTH JACKSON -- Area residents who live west of the Meander Reservoir,


Dawn Seinkner, Mr. DeDonato plan September rite

YOUNGSTOWN -- The engagement of Dawn Marie Seinkner and Christopher Anthony DeDonato, both of


Rescue of miners is powerful saga of hope, determination

Opinion: Every once in a while a story comes along just at the time America seems to need it most. Such a


Dzurenko-Yelic engagement is made known

COLUMBIANA -- Michael Dzurenko of Columbiana is announcing the engagement of his daughter, Mary Kay


NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Big inning keys Scrappers rally

Mahoning Valley scored four runs in the fourth inning to top Williamsport. WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. --


REUNIONS

XA combined Bates-Betts family reunion will be held Saturday at State Line United Methodist Church,


Double standard in police, fire discipline

Opinion: Double standard in police, fire discipline EDITOR: I read with great interest the article on


WARREN TOWNSHIP Thieves steal ATM from Country Fair

The suspects didn't get away with the cash, because police saw them leaving. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


GAME TIME Wednesday

Who: Aberdeen (16-25) at Scrappers (22-19). When: 7:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390).


YOUNGSTOWN Faculty contract talks turn profane; strike looms

YSU plans to conduct commencement and open classes, even if there is a strike. By RON COLE


Fire by vandalism

Fire by vandalism YOUNGSTOWN -- A 36-year-old North Side woman was awakened today after a mattress


NEW CASTLE Arson destroys 3 vacant houses that were slated for demolition

Another arson was reported on Franklin Avenue. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Three vacant houses destroyed by


SCHEDULE Columbiana County Fair

The Columbiana County Fair is this week at the fairgrounds in Lisbon. Gate admission is $5 with


Miss Kotheimer, Mario DiFalco to wed in August

SAN FRANCISCO -- The engagement of Jennifer Lee Kotheimer and Mario Norman DiFalco, both of 1327


Traficant says he could handle legislative duties from prison

He said he may even be nominated to run for president. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF


49ers' jet-setter

49ers' jet-setter After spending the early years of his football life in outposts like San Jose


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Allen Grunthaner, 33, of 106 Oak Leaf Drive, West Middlesex,


FARRELL Directors reject bid to reduce tax rise

FARRELL, Pa.-- Three Farrell school directors felt some of the additional state subsidy funds


Miss Zackasee to be bride of Keith A. Colovos

CAMPBELL -- Kimberly and Stephen Zackasee, 487 Tenney Ave., are announcing the engagement of their


Christina Carroll, Frank Pezzano Jr. to wed Sept. 21

COLUMBUS -- Announcing plans for their coming wedding are Christina Marie Carroll and Frank Pezzano


Howland had role in rescue

A piece of equipment it lent to the effort will be placed in a museum. HOWLAND -- A cable used to


Thunderstorms cause local power outages

Ohio Edison expected power to be restored by noon today to 100 customers still without electricity


BIRTHS

BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Robert and Jacquelyn Duncan, 96 Harvey St., Struthers, boy, July 27. Dr.


NFL PRESEASON

NFL PRESEASON Favorite Points Underdog Saturday American Bowl-at Osaka, Japan San


MCDONALD School board places levy on Nov. 5 ballot

The board is in contract negotiations with personnel. By MARY SMITH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


Vehicle break-ins

Vehicle break-ins NILES -- Several vehicle break-ins have been reported along three streets in a


Oregon residents told to be ready to evacuate

Oregon residents told to be ready to evacuate SELMA, Ore. -- Two wildfires charring almost 90,000


TRUMBULL COUNTY Children's center gets boost from Kiwanis

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- In keeping with their priority of helping


WARREN Judge sentences man in bank theft

The defendant originally had faced one count of theft and three counts of forgery. WARREN -- A


Fair chugs out of station

By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU IT'S APPROPRIATE THAT THE Columbiana County fair office


WARREN Man gets 7 years for attack

Police said the defendant attacked his wife with a steel fireplace poker. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

WARREN -- Five Second National Bank employees were recognized for outstanding sales and customer


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT A Youngstown woman accused of pawning stolen jewelry was incorrectly identified


SANDLOTS Canfield advances; Boardman captures state title

The Canfield All-Stars routed Rapid City 12-0 in Monday's regional game. By CODY THORN


Trial dates set for former Calcutta doctor

Trial dates set for former Calcutta doctor LISBON -- Two trials are set in December for a former


Scrappers safe financially despite Palisades debt

The company has fallen behind on payments at its South Bend, Ind., affiliate. By BRIAN RICHESSON


Native of the Valley finds reward in searching through WTC debris

'It was the most rewarding thing I have ever done,' the YSU graduate said about searching for


LEAVITTSBURG Health officials seek to clear the air on landfill concerns

Health experts are assessing the level of hydrogen sulfide in the area, and its effects on health.


SHARON SPEEDWAY POINTS LEADERS

SHARON SPEEDWAY POINTS LEADERS Sprint Cars Mike Kekich, Hermitage, Pa., 915; Jarod Larson, Rock


In humor, there is healing

By ROSA MERCADO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Cancer isn't something to laugh about. But


STRUTHERS Neighbors feud; 3 people arrested

STRUTHERS -- Ongoing problems between neighbors at 133, 140 and 144 Narcissa Street brought police


A GOOD JOB FOR A NEW INS

Opinion: Los Angeles Times: Somewhere, the fuse on the next terrorist strike against the United States


LEE WILKOFF JUNIOR TOURNAMENT

LEE WILKOFF JUNIOR TOURNAMENT Friday Squaw Creek Country Club Boys 16-18 No. 1 Tee 7:30 --


YOUNGSTOWN Traficant: I can do the job from prison

He said he may even be nominated to run for president. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF


LOCAL

LOCAL Wilkoff event at Squaw Creek VIENNA -- The 10th Lee Wilkoff Junior golf tournament will