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Mrs. T. gives up right to privacy

Opinion: Early in his political career, James A. Traficant Jr. let it be known that he did not intend to use


BIRD'S-EYE VIEW What goes up doesn't have to come down, does it?

Hundreds of fairgoers might have had the chance to witness a real-life rescue. By MARALINE KUBIK


Sportsfest features shooting safety

Sportsfest features shooting safety VIENNA -- The Trumbull County 4-H Shooting Sports Pioneers


Grant-seeking seminar

Grant-seeking seminar YOUNGSTOWN -- A free grant-seeking basics orientation will be at 9:30 a.m.


CAREER PATHS

HEALTH CARE YOUNGSTOWN -- Humility of Mary Health Partners has appointed Susan Muth of Struthers


LOCAL

LOCAL Published authors to sign at Book Quest GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Greenville High School will


Concert will raise funds to benefit ill Chaney graduate

CANFIELD -- A fund-raising concert will be from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday in Paradise United Church of


COLUMBIANA COUNTY

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Divorces asked Anne Murrell, 303 Wilbert Ave., East Liverpool, vs. Ricky


DUCKS UNLIMITED

DUCKS UNLIMITED Local banquets set Several area chapters of Ducks Unlimited will host banquets


MICHELLE TAMBURINO ERIC BILAS

MICHELLE TAMBURINO ERIC BILAS YOUNGSTOWN -- St. Columba Cathedral was the setting at 2:30 p.m.


BRANDY ARTHUR ROBERT DAVIES

BRANDY ARTHUR ROBERT DAVIES SHARON, Pa. -- Nuptial vows were exchanged by Brandy Lynn Arthur of


PATRICIA SYAK | Music Olivia Newton-John to perform at Powers

Singer Olivia Newton-John will join the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra for a special night of music


RONDINELLI | Expanding enterprise

Brothers Gino and George Rondinelli have added several new divisions to the dry-cleaning business


Volunteers needed to help playhouse

Volunteers needed to help playhouse YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown Playhouse is seeking stage managers,


Kidnapped Calif. boy reunited with father

Kidnapped Calif. boy reunited with father LOS ANGELES -- A 9-year-old boy who was abducted from


GENENE WILSON STEVE MATTERN

GENENE WILSON STEVE MATTERN BOARDMAN -- A cruise to the Mexican Riviera followed the Aug. 31


SENIOR CITIZENS

55-PLUS MINERAL RIDGE X55-Plus Club of Mineral Ridge will meet at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary


By MILAN PAURICH

By MILAN PAURICH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Call it payback time. After a summer movie season that


Riding high

By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF "Motorcycyle Camping Made Easy" by Bob Woofter


BOOK PREVIEW What's coming this month

PAUL AUSTER: "The Book of Illusions" (Henry Holt): A novel about a man's obsession with a silent-


SCOTT SHALAWAY Chimney swifts do most everything in the air

September invariably brings mail from curious readers that goes something like this: "For the past


MAHONING SPORTSMAN CLUB5713866

MAHONING SPORTSMAN CLUB5713866 LOWELLVILLE ROD & amp; GUN CLUB5693976 NEW MIDDLETOWN


JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Build a solar dryer to preserve fruits and vegetables

Q. I plan to buy a lot of fruits and vegetables now (lower prices) and preserve them for natural


WITH THE VETS Veterans meetings

Meeting schedule for the week of Sept. 1: TODAY Post 3307, VFW, 1351 Albert St., Youngstown, 2


HELPING HANDS

HELPING HANDS Volunteering Volunteer Services Agency, a United Way Agency, is a local resource


Patience is order of the day in municipal courts

Judge Mark Frost puts a bit of levity into his speech explaining rights and procedures. By NORMAN


RAY SWANSON | Keystoner W & amp;J favored as PAC champ, again

Who else? John Banaszak, the former Pittsburgh Steeler standout, and his Washington & amp;


PROSECUTORS Buyouts increase the load in office

The recall priority will be firefighters and police officers, the law director says. By PATRICIA


Forming your own society

Inspired to start a Red Hat Society of your own? Look no further than www.redhatsociety.com, which


FOOTBALL Rayen rallies for win

Tahir Page led the Tigers' runaway win over Alliance. By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA Sharon drops 15-12 decision to Duquesne in season debut

Western Beaver reeled off 34 points to defeat Sharpsville in the season opener. DUQUESNE --


SCRAPPERS STATISTICS

BATTING ABRHHRRBIAVG Ben Francisco of2094473222.349 Eider Torres inf6992308.333 Brian Wright


NICOLE RUSSO GREGORY VAN HOEY

NICOLE RUSSO GREGORY VAN HOEY McDONALD -- Living in Lexington, Va., after a honeymoon in Aruba are


CHRISTY SEBULSKY FRIEDRICH ULRICH

CHRISTY SEBULSKY FRIEDRICH ULRICH YOUNGSTOWN -- Christy Sebulsky and Friedrich Ulrich, both of


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

& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;CAMPBELL & lt;/B & gt;, Cherie M., 92, of Salem; no


BIRTHS

BIRTHS UPMC Horizon Greenville Kimberly Christine Foster and Frank Duane Davison, Cochranton,


SCHEDULE What's going on

FREE DAILY EVENTS 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Steam show, Southeast Corner. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Spinning


SEPTEMBER 11 | Memorial events

List of activities to commemorate those who lost their lives in terrorist attacks Sept. 11 in New


NUTRITION PROGRAMS In the area

MAHONING COUNTY Forum Health At Home offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 11 locations in


fish had been landed and a smaller number of smaller perch tossed back for another day.

fish had been landed and a smaller number of smaller perch tossed back for another day. Though


CONVICTIONS Litter Enforcement Program

Ten people have been convicted since June as a result of the Youngstown litter enforcement program,


ROOF REINFORCEMENT: Roofer Tim Contenta works on a roof in Youngstown. Mike Brown, of Boak and Sons

ROOF REINFORCEMENT: Roofer Tim Contenta works on a roof in Youngstown. Mike Brown, of Boak and Sons


'PARTLY CLOUDY PATRIOT' | A review Writer's patriotism shines brightly in collection of essays

Vowell shames you into wanting to be a better American. By AARON GRAY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Midtown-to-JFK train to begin runs this year

Midtown-to-JFK train to begin runs this year Kennedy International Airport may be New York's


DOCTORATE

DOCTORATE Physiology and anatomy Beth Beidleman of Holliston, Mass., daughter of Marilyn Pipoly


GM unions to be honored at banquet

LIBERTY -- The two unions at General Motors' Lordstown complex will be honored at the Mahoning


Stephanie Lessard and Bryan Paulis to wed Sept. 28 in New Hampshire

YOUNGSTOWN -- The engagement of Stephanie Lessard and Bryan Paulus, both of 4 Bruce St., Nashua,


Trash removal delayed

Trash removal delayed WARREN -- Trash removal for city residents will be delayed one day Monday


Carnival lifestyle 'gets in your blood'

Working at a fair concession stand has its difficulties and rewards. CANFIELD --Skinner Sanders


Proposed income tax hike is cause for concern

Opinion: Proposed income tax hike is cause for concern EDITOR: I become concerned whenever I see the


LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

NAPLES, Fla. -- F.N.B. Corporation, holding company for Metropolitan National Bank in Youngstown


JOHN KOVACH | Colleges Vienna's Argeras has Olympic softball opportunity

JAMAICA, N.Y. -- Alesha Argeras is as American as mom, Chevrolet and apple pie. Yet the Vienna


FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Mooney gets first victory in final seconds

YOUNGSTOWN -- Cardinal Mooney scored the go-ahead touchdown with nine seconds remaining to defeat


KEYSTONE CLIPS Looking for Bigfoot? Then it's time to talk

Is Bigfoot roaming the woodlands of Pennsylvania? If you would like to find out, the Pennsylvania


LINDA BAUN JOHN EVANS

LINDA BAUN JOHN EVANS BOARDMAN -- Linda L. Baun of Austintown and John R. Evans of Boardman were


Family honors Graffs at club on anniversary

PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Guests of honor at a dinner party held at Aug. 4 at Tippecanoe Country Club,


CROSS COUNTRY No shock: Maplewood, McDonald finish 1-2

CORTLAND -- Maplewood claimed the top four individual spots at Saturday's Maplewood Invitational to


SHENANGO VALLEY MALL Fashion Bug fashion show: 'We don't turn anyone down'

Each model shows off one outfit from the casual, career or sportswear categories. By HAROLD GWIN


MERCER COUNTY COURT | Sentencings

The following people were sentenced in Mercer County Common Pleas Court recently: Lamar Wilder,


HOLLY PASCARELLA JONATHAN SHABELLA

HOLLY PASCARELLA JONATHAN SHABELLA CAMPBELL -- Holly Pascarella and Jonathan Shabella, both of 137


Jigs, shiners are most productive

Just how did those of us on the Fish Ohio Day charter cope with the wind and the waves to catch at


YOUNGSTOWN Radio host Tom Pope speaks at job expo

Thirty-four businesses participated in the job fair. YOUNGSTOWN -- Nationally syndicated radio


MARTIN SLOANE | Supermarket Shopper It took almost 50 years to buckle up

In a recent column I wrote about important changes that have shaped the way you and I shop for


She's been known to spin some long yarns

It takes one hour to spin one ounce of wool, six days to spin one fleece, or enough yarn for one


Bacani-Brainard wedding rite to be Oct. 5

YOUNGSTOWN -- Roberto and Beth Bacani, 3311 Logan Way, are revealing plans for the upcoming marriage


SRU expands list of courses for retirees

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Slippery Rock University's Institute for Learning in Retirement has again


PREP FOOTBALL Rayen rallies for win

Tahir Page led the Tigers' runaway win over Alliance. By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


Fashion preview planned as scholarship fund-raiser

Proceeds will go toward educational projects supported by various chapters. LIBERTY -- The


As a carnival barker, I really make a splash

Dodging frogs, getting splashed and making change. All in a day's work. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR


Police hope to curb arsons

Investigators do not believe the fires are related. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU


HUBBARD POLICE No plan yet for possible move

It would take at least 90 days to move the operations. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Coach responds to mother's letter Fanfare: I would like to respond to Rose McClune's


Sabatine's sentence tarnishes judge's glowing reputation

Opinion: Perhaps the pressure of the Traficant trial had taken its toll. Or, perhaps she simply didn't want


Family holds anniversary celebration in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Popio

GIRARD -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Popio, Crumlin Avenue, were honored during a lamb and chicken roast


roof repair

Safety tips If you think you might like to try fixing your roof yourself, follow these safety


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES TODAY Canfield Fair, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield, Canfield, noon to 6 p.m. MONDAY


FASHION Q & amp;A

Q. I have short legs. What style of shorts would suit me best? A. The more leg you show, the


JUDGE MARK FROST

JUDGE MARK FROST Profile Age: 54. Years as judge: 14. Home: Columbiana. Education: The


An early labor day

An early labor day CANFIELD -- A woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance Friday night after


7Teachers in the Jackson-Milton School District strike for the first time since 1974, but schools

7Teachers in the Jackson-Milton School District strike for the first time since 1974, but schools


Candidate for governor to speak in Grove City

Candidate for governor to speak in Grove City GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Democratic gubernatorial


COLUMBUS Local doctor honored as family practice educator

Dr. Fedyna is an associate director of the Family Practice Residency Program at St. Elizabeth Health


Country Lane marks 40th anniversary

NEW SPRINGFIELD -- Fonderlac Country Club was the setting Aug. 21 as members of Country Lane Garden


Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sarna mark golden wedding anniversary

NEWTON FALLS -- Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sarna of 14609 Pritchard-Ohltown Road were honored Aug. 31 at a


MARY ELIZABETH LYNN MATTHEW SAMUELSON

MARY ELIZABETH LYNN MATTHEW SAMUELSON URBANA, Ill. -- Mary Elizabeth Lynn, 30 E. Mason St.,


COUNTY SPENDING

COUNTY SPENDING Two companies Following is how much Trumbull County has spent with Lid Chemical


JACK WOLLITZ Record fishing days

Four local anglers awakened last weekend with little clue of the magnificent fishing days that were


BOARDMAN -- As co-owner of Amer's Hobby Shop, Ken Patterson likes to recall happy childhood memories

BOARDMAN -- As co-owner of Amer's Hobby Shop, Ken Patterson likes to recall happy childhood memories


VACATION Wilds of Canada best seen by train

One of the highlights of the trip is when the train travels over the 130-foot-high Montreal River


YSU

YSU Women's golf team holds scramble WARREN -- The first Play The Lakes for YSU Golf Team


TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Prosecutor: Suspend buying from 2 companies

An investigation into Lid Chem and Tri County Supplies began last week, the sheriff said. By PEGGY


INFORMATION

INFORMATION On the Internet www.thecanyons-summer.com/home.html


Family business expands into 5 divisions, 4 states

THE YOUNGSTOWN, VINDICATOR By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER BOARDMAN -- A half-


Tractor pull gets drivers' motors running

The event will be broadcast on the national cable network SPEED TV. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF


ICL-TCL FOOTBALL Columbiana surprises Springfield, 17-9

The Clippers won for the second straight week, while the Tigers fell to 0-2. By TOM WILLIAMS


Arrested in store thefts

Arrested in store thefts AUSTINTOWN -- Suspects in a rash of thefts of convenience stores rammed a


VFW EVENTS Student contests reward patriotism, volunteerism

Competitions require creative talents and commitment to the community. District 8 Veterans of


FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK Keith Crockett

The FBI and the Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force are asking the public to help find the


THERESA PALETTE ANDREW PLATT

THERESA PALETTE ANDREW PLATT VIENNA -- Married at 2 p.m. July 27 at Our Lady Queen of the Holy


1997: 4 1998: 20 1999: 14 2000: 5 2001: 14 So far in 2002: 12

1997: 4 1998: 20 1999: 14 2000: 5 2001: 14 So far in 2002: 12


SIDELIGHTS For all seniors

MINERVA -- Mr. and Mrs. Carl Dickerhoof, 15916 Lisbon St., were honored by family and friends at a


BASIC GRADS

BASIC GRADS Air Force: Reserve Airman 1st Class Gregory P. Crissman (Newton Falls High School,


PREP RESULTS AT A GLANCE

FOOTBALL AREA SCORES Rayen 38, Alliance 18 Columbiana 17, Springfield 9 Southington 26,


GAMING RULES

GAMING RULES Quebec vs. America In Quebec, there are some rules that depart from what gamblers


Dinners honors the Heldmans for 65th jubilee

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Otis R. Heldman Sr., 90 Green Bay Drive, were guests of honor during two


THE KOVELS | Antiques and collecting For fans of all kinds of windup toys, tin is in

Toys are favorites of children and adults. The tin windup toys of Louis Marx & amp; Co. are


DANIELLE KISH FREDERICK BEHNKE JR.

DANIELLE KISH FREDERICK BEHNKE JR. BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Frederick E. Behnke Jr. accepted


MARY JO NAGY | Pets The final goodbye is never easy

Your dog is your loyal companion, a friend in good times and bad. A pet does not care about your


MELISSA SAVAGE GABRIEL WHORTEN

MELISSA SAVAGE GABRIEL WHORTEN AUSTINTOWN -- Melissa Savage, 6899 Berry Blossom Drive, Canfield,


Lackey-Ripple wedding plans are announced

WARREN -- William and Dolores Lackey, 1283 Stillwagon Road S.E., are announcing the engagement of


NEW CASTLE

NEW CASTLE Police hope to curb arsons Investigators do not believe the fires are related.


MAINTAINING A HOME Staying on top of roof repairs

Yearly checks and maintenance will increase the longevity of a roof. By REBECCA SLOAN


Torres makes big splash with team

Eider Torres is 19 years old. He stands 5 feet, 8 inches and weighs 140 pounds. And he doesn't speak


CURRENT PRICES Around the nation

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the


SARAH ROSE CHRISTOPHER THOMAS

SARAH ROSE CHRISTOPHER THOMAS CANFIELD -- Sarah Elizabeth Rose and Christopher Michael Thomas,


Local cowboy fits the bill

The chief says he might spend as much as 15 hours each day at the fairgrounds. By IAN HILL


HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Constructive summer: building homes

The volunteers lived in accommodations devoid of running water and electricity. By LAURA MILOSER


WHAT'S DOING?

SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC. Women in the Outdoors event, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 21, sponsored


Ladies' night out

The group was inspired by the poem, 'Warning: When I am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple.' By