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GRAEDONS | People's Herbal Pharmacy Coconut macaroons to the rescue

Q. Your suggestion of coconut macaroon cookies for diarrhea was a godsend for me. I'd had diarrhea


Frank J. and Laurie (Lewis) Honthy of Lebanon are announcing the birth of their second son, Trent

ON CAMPUS College news and notes

Mount Union Mark Prejsnar (Poland), a senior, was named to the All-Ohio Athletic Conference

PREP SOFTBALL Cearfoss nearly perfect for Irish

She didn't allow a base runner until the seventh in a 13-0 tournament win over Campbell.


BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Helen Moore, 1471 Woodcrest Ave., Youngstown, girl, May 8. Mark and Dana

Lawyer question

Lawyer question CLEVELAND -- U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. of Poland, D-17th, has until May 17

Council aims to attract business

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. -- Borough council members are taking steps to make this community as business-

GIRARD Audit cites hall, mishandled funds

The findings do not call for the recovery of any money. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

WARREN City will collect storm-water fees

One councilman believes the city has more pressing problems than massage parlors. By DENISE DICK

Charged in rapes of young girl

Charged in rapes of young girl LISBON -- An East Palestine man faces a maximum sentence of life in


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Joseph H. Zaborsky, 37, of 1973 Overlook Ave., Youngstown, and

SOFTBALL Mineral Ridge preps for tourney with Niles

The Rams won 3-0, but both teams felt they benefited from contest. By KELLY WILLIAMS VINDICATOR

WARREN Police take more of auditor's records

The municipal court judges have asked the Ohio Supreme Court to appoint a visiting judge. By PEGGY

Salem council OKs road work

SALEM -- City council has given the go-ahead for a nearly $150,000 project to improve a section of


UNDERCLASS DIVISION (9TH-10TH GRADE) Flyweights Chris Simeone (Girard) won by default.

PROFILE Timothy J. Ryan

Age: 28. Residence: 438 N. Rhodes Ave. in Niles. Family: Single. Education: He received a law

SHENANGO VALLEY New housing options for elderly, disabled

Two new housing proposals would provide 29 apartments. FARRELL, Pa. -- City council has

YOUNGSTOWN SCHOOLS Web site to give project updates

The Web site also will be used to help recruit minorities into construction jobs. By RON COLE

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IN AFGHANISTAN Latest developments The CIA fired a missile from an unmanned spy plane in hopes

Armed Forces Week events include ceremony, luncheon

YOUNGSTOWN -- The 910th Airlift Wing is sponsoring two events during Armed Forces Week, May 12-18.

Police search for suspect in case

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Police are searching for a 25-year-old Leon Drive man wanted on charges of

Lawyer files petitions for seat on appellate bench

WARREN -- Willoughby lawyer Jeffrey H. Black has collected what he hopes will be sufficient

DIVISION III SOFTBALL Marsh's one-hit game advances Springfield

The Tigers rolled to an 11-0 tournament victory over Lisbon. By JOHN BUTERA VINDICATOR

School celebrates culture

Pupils and professionals alike performed during the celebration. YOUNGSTOWN -- Hispanic music

Boardman voters approve liquor sales for 3, reject 2

Requests voted down cannot reappear on the ballot for four years. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.

YOUNGSTOWN Inmate found dead in his cell

The man was wearing the uniform of a Leetonia cop when arrested. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning County


CAMPS Ursuline High -- will sponsor a youth football camp June 12 & amp; 13 for boys in

LEETONIA 7th annual street festival to start May 23

Food concessionaires are needed for the four-day event. LEETONIA -- The volunteer fire department

BASEBALL LaBrae 6-1 winner; Girard goes to 17-3

CORTLAND -- R.J. Grimm fired a one-hitter and struck out three to lead the LaBrae High baseball team

South Range will dedicate new strength training center

NORTH LIMA -- The new South Range High School strength training facility will be dedicated at 7 p.m.

NILES Plan to drop tax penalties

Amnesty and a collection agency are part of the city treasurer's proposal. By TIM YOVICH


REGION F.N.B. Corp. increases dividend to 22 cents HERMITAGE, Pa. -- F.N.B. Corp. has increased

MAHONING COUNTY Judge sets bond for teen

The man is accused of being among spectators at at dogfight. YOUNGSTOWN -- A Mahoning County



AMATEUR BOXING Mathews scores knockout to highlight KO Drugs event

It was the only knockout in the 36-bout card at Hubbard High gym. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR


AUDIT FINDINGS Recommended fixes Twenty-six nonmonetary findings are included in the state


GETTING IT RIGHT In some editions Wednesday, a computer system error incorrectly placed an extra

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP Trustees commit funds for wildlife preserve

The township got nearly 100 calls for help during the May 2 flooding. By TRACIE KNIGHT BALENTINE

Dedicated staff helps city schools thrive

Opinion: Dedicated staff helps city schools thrive EDITOR: I am writing this letter to commend the

YOUNGSTOWN More loud music prompts an arrest but no jail time


COLUMBIANA CO. County settles layoffs dispute

The county will use a debt fund to pay for the settlement. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM

FARRELL Programs will go on despite audit find

Despite uncertainty over $20,053, Farrell and Wheatland youths can expect to enjoy summer recreation

Area students get unfortunate civics lesson

Opinion: No social studies teacher could have designed a better lesson plan on the duties of citizenship than

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Charity makes all the difference in the world

How would you like to donate to a charity that used every penny for good deeds and none for

YOUNGSTOWN SCHOOLS Web site will give updates on building projects

The Web site also will be used to help recruit minorities into construction jobs. By RON COLE


Opinion: Chicago Tribune: Those of us who live in the zoo don't like to bite the hands that feed us, which is

Trumbull officials OK bond for health center

Trumbull officials OK bond for health center WARREN -- Trumbull County commissioners have approved

TOURNAMENT BASEBALL Harding beats Howland

The Warren shortstop had a big game in the 2-1 Division I contest. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR


YSU John Vogel earns scholarship YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown State sports information

TRUMBULL SLAYING Defense:No knife was found

The grand jury indicted the 23-year-old Howland man on charges of aggravated murder and kidnapping.

Charged in sister's rape

Charged in sister's rape BOARDMAN -- Township police charged a 13-year-old Youngstown boy with two

NILES No limit in sight for prodigy Ryan

The Democratic congressional candidate says he wants to work to unify the party. By DAVID

YOUNGSTOWN City holds up permit for razing parking deck

USA Parking wants to create two surface parking lots and a small park. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY