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BOARDMAN PARK Officials name group in complaint

The park director says he doesn't think the campaign has been jeopardized. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.


Continue educational progress in Girard

Opinion: Continue educational progress in Girard EDITOR: The citizens of Girard have a critical decision


YOUNGSTOWN North Star Steel officials reveal little on possible sale

The local plant manager said Lone Star would be a good match, but he likes some other prospects,


Crestview wins TCL share

Crestview wins TCL share It was hard to pick a hero for the Crestview High baseball team, after


YOUNGSTOWN New police chief promotes a zero-tolerance approach

Traffic enforcement will be enhanced and computers installed in police cars. By PETER H. MILLIKEN


Toastmasters club members win series of speech contests

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mike Gerrick of Warren and Miki Thomas of Youngstown, members of Youngstown Executive


MAHONING COUNTY Stabbing victim speaks to judge

The man who pleaded guilty in the stabbings received the maximum sentence from the judge. By BOB


NEW CASTLE Jury's still out in retrial over Pulaski slayings

The defense tried to shift the blame to the victim's husband during closing arguments. By LAURE


Austintown man admits taking items, police say

AUSTINTOWN -- Police said an Edgehill Avenue man told them Thursday that he took several musical


Block watch meeting

Block watch meeting YOUNGSTOWN -- The Lansingville Block Watch will have a meeting at 7 p.m.


YOUNGSTOWN Deal is struck for suspect's car

The car will be sold to pay for LaTawon Townsend's defense in a murder case. By BOB JACKSON


COLUMBIANA CO. Personal tactic helps push tax

Commissioners have spent time talking directly to voters. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM


McGlynn's double leads Austintown to win

AUSTINTOWN -- Shannon McGlynn hit a two-run double in the top of the sixth inning to break a 4-4 tie


LOCAL

LOCAL Giant Eagle selected as Open qualifier VIENNA - The Giant Eagle LPGA Classic has been


Basketball star to speak at Jewish event

YOUNGSTOWN -- College basketball star Tamir Goodman will be the keynote speaker at the annual


CANFIELD Police seek man who fled twice

The man ran out of an off-duty officer's home before he could be arrested. CANFIELD -- Police here


Wreck kills one, injures two

DAMASCUS -- A Struthers woman was killed and two Youngstown-area women injured in a two-vehicle


ABWA Warren Charter Chapter members honor Herron as associate of the year

WARREN -- A highlight of the April 2 meeting of the Warren Charter Chapter of the American Business


YOUNGSTOWN Control board

The city's board of control approved these contracts and spending items Thursday: A credit card


Parole employee charged with DUI

AUSTINTOWN -- A pretrial hearing has been set for an Ohio Adult Parole Board employee who was found


COLUMBIANA Author's advice: Read and rewrite

A writer of children's books visited pupils at Joshua Dixon Elementary. By NANCY TULLIS


WARREN Drug probe results in three arrests

Agents were pursuing a search warrant today to open a confiscated safe. WARREN -- Officers and


MERCER, PA. Man will serve time for break-in case

Damage at the dealership exceeded $5,000. MERCER, Pa. -- A local man will spend up to five years


Donald Lockett VFW Post 6488, auxiliary hold joint installation

YOUNGSTOWN -- A joint installation took place May 20 for officers of Donald Lockett Veterans of


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Something special

2 local students among 18 state essay finalists COLUMBUS -- Melissa Browne of David Anderson High


TRAFICANT CASE U.S. files response against requests

The government says the congressman has raised no new issues. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


HUBBARD Marconi Lounge faces citation over gambling

Liquor agents seized gambling materials and cash at the club. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


Group seeks programs to keep kids off streets

The solution to youth violence: positive youth programs. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF


HUBBARD Marconi Lodge faces gambling citation

Liquor agents seized gambling materials and cash at the club. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


YOUNGSTOWN Man pleads guilty to trafficking

The Champion man will be sentenced after co-defendants' cases are finished. By BOB JACKSON


ABWA chapter marks 47th, honors woman of the year

CANFIELD -- Cathy Lou Pokrivnak was honored as "Woman of the Year" by Youngstown Charter Chapter of


YOUNGSTOWN Woman awaits coroner's ruling after victim dies

The woman's felonious assault charge could be upgraded. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


WARREN Brookfield man is sentenced for sex offense

The defendant is the father of the man who was convicted of throwing semen. WARREN -- A 62-year-


A new festival on the block

By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN -- A Jud Zaar might sound bizarre, but it makes


CANFIELD Men who beat cows get sentence deadline

The judge had recommended that the men serve their sentences caring for or cleaning up after


BOARDMAN PARK Campaign complaint

These statements made by Boardman Citizens for Responsible Taxation are the focus of a complaint


MAHONING COUNTY Commissioners honor Duzzny's years of service

Duzzny said the nature of disasters has changed in the past two decades. By BOB JACKSON


MENTAL HEALTH'S CRYING NEED

Opinion: Los Angeles Times: It's rare for a president to give a speech on mental health. But it's wise. On


YO-MAH-0 Member of area chapter to head Ohio Division, IAAP

The new president has been active at the local level since 1991. CINCINNATI -- The Ohio Division,


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Robert and Nicole Accordino, 2403 San Pedro Drive, Youngstown, girl, May 2. Forum


VFW Triangle Post 2799 installs slate

NEW SPRINGFIELD -- The VFW Triangle Post 2799 held installation of new officers May 21 at the post


Mutual motivation

By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF WARREN -- A year ago, Tjawonkher Davis was a much


TRUMBULL CO. Heavy storms cause flooding

Some parts of the city saw more than 2 inches of rain. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


Cameron ties record

Cameron ties record Mike Cameron until now recognized for his Gold Glove and being part of the


Seat-belt program

Seat-belt program LIBERTY -- Township police will increase traffic enforcement, especially those


Harding creating workable league

It's been 51 days since the Boardman and Austintown boards of education voted to leave the Steel


TRUMBULL COUNTY Heavy storms cause flooding

Some parts of the city saw more than 2 inches of rain. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


SPRINTERS COMPLEMENT EACH OTHER Mutual motivation

Tjawonkher Davis and Rob Massucci make each other better as sprinters for Warren Harding. By JOE


GAME TIME Today

Who: Rangers (Davis 2-2) at Indians (Baez 2-2). When: 7:05 p.m. Radio/TV: WKBN-AM (570), Fox


2 local students among 18 state essay finalists

2 local students among 18 state essay finalists COLUMBUS -- Melissa Browne of David Anderson High


YOUNGSTOWN STATE Goettsch, Crummey earn top honors as student-athletes

Recognition of the pair highlighted the 15th annual Academic Awards banquet. By PETE MOLLICA


YOUNGSTOWN Game teaches about Sept. 11

The game is being sold to raise funds for the YMCA, NAACP and victims of the terrorist attacks. By


RYAN CAMPAIGN Panel receives another complaint

The former congressional candidate says the federal agency should investigate Ryan's campaign


TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES HUBBARD U Received a state Issue II grant to reconstruct and widen Lincoln


YOUNGSTOWN FATAL FIRE Testing continues for accelerant

Homicide detectives and a crime lab officer were sent to the fire scene. By PATRICIA MEADE


BASEBALL ROUNDUP Kyle Buck throws no-hitter as West Branch wins 14th

He registered six strikeouts against Carrollton and gained his sixth win .. CARROLLTON -- Kyle


CLUB CALENDAR

ATHLETIC GROUPS XMcDonald Baseball Association will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday in the senior citizens


COURTS

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Christopher R. Rappach, 24, of 720 Sable Court, Youngstown,