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POLAND TOWNSHIP Cops nab teens in house burglary

Police are still investigating other burglaries. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

Guilty plea in sex case

Guilty plea in sex case YOUNGSTOWN -- A 20-year-old man faces one to five years in jail after


Who: Marlins (Tejera 8-6) at Pirates (Benson 6-6) When: 7:05 p.m. Radio/TV: WKST-AM (1200), Fox


Opinion: MORE CHARITY, LESS OVERHEAD Los Angeles Times: Somewhere along the road, the fund-raising run for

COLUMBIANA Sewer plant upgrades hinge on grant

The improved plant will meet state standards and permit growth. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM

LAWRENCE COUNTY More work urged in battle against West Nile virus

A new regional code enforcement office should be operational by January. By LAURE CIOFFI

COMMUNITY THEATER PREVIEW Playwrights, area debuts mark upcoming season

Had enough of politics? Two community theater groups are betting you haven't. By DEBORA SHAULIS

Diaz solid in rehab stint at Cafaro

The Indians catcher went 5-for-13 with five RBIs in three games. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR

TRUMBULL COUNTY Question about contractor holds up work on waterline

One county commissioner said he needed to discuss the situation with the parties and officials

Judge: Couple only at hearing

The couple paid the $44 fee for a marriage license, but the request is pending. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

Neighborhood cleanup

Neighborhood cleanup WARREN -- N.E.E.D., or North End Environmental Development, will have its

ELLWOOD CITY, PA. Police file more charges in shooting in Wayne Twp.

A fourth person also has been charged. ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. -- State police have filed additional

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NILES Officials give answers to residents' complaints

Police say they plan to step up patrols in the South Cedar Street neighborhood. NILES --

STANDINGS & amp; SCHEDULE | High school football

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YOUNGSTOWN Man set for trial dies of wounds

The victim had been set for a jury trial next month in common pleas court. By PATRICIA MEADE

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Three called back to work for sheriff

The employees' return will enable the department to catch up on sheriff's sales. LISBON -- Two

YOUNGSTOWN Block grants to drop 12%

The committee wants more information before talking about repaying $36,000 in federal funds. By

Summary of police activity:

Summary of police activity: Aug. 26 Assault: A man reported being shoved in the back after he

To retire, or not to retire

Opinion: Elected officials in the state of Ohio who want to retire after decades of loyal service, should

WARREN Police to file charges in man's death

The suspect was paroled in mid-March. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- A


Who: Indians (R. Rodriguez 1-1) at White Sox (Glover 7-6) When: 8:05 p.m. Radio/TV: WKBN-AM

MAHONING COUNTY Two deputy sheriffs face job suspensions for unrelated violations

A deputy who taunted an inmate received a one-day suspension. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME

TRUMBULL COUNTY Workers begin program to kill mosquitoes to stop virus

Complaints about mosquito breeding ponds have been flooding the health department. By STEPHEN SIFF


Michael and Megan (Defendis) Fleming of Macedonia are announcing the birth of their first child, a


Finding their focus: The Scrappers didn't allow their 10-8 loss in 10 innings late Tuesday night

CANFIELD SCHOOLS Officials to launch levy campaign

A financial review committee will be formed to issue reports to the community. CANFIELD -- School

Pa. holiday fatalities

Pa. holiday fatalities HARRISBURG -- State police said 18 people were killed on Pennsylvania

Man arrested after cops find 16 guns in car

Man arrested after cops find 16 guns in car WASHINGTON -- Police Chief Charles Ramsey says a man


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Todd D. Reid, 34, of 4016 Sunset Drive, Boardman, and Tessie

HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW Friday night football

CHANEY VS. BOARDMAN When: 7:30. Where: Boardman Spartan Stadium. Last meeting: Boardman's Andy

Prosecutor Watkins steps in to halt questionable dealings

Opinion: Even if two companies doing business with Trumbull County government weren't the targets of an

AT A GLANCE | AFC team previews

NORTH Baltimore Ravens (10-6) Last year: Coming off Super Bowl win, made it to second round of

Taft, Hagan fight close battle

The Democratic challenger said he expects to win big in the Mahoning Valley. By DAVID SKOLNICK

LEETONIA Parking's OK on section of Columbia

Volunteers are needed Saturday to clean up Wick Park. LEETONIA -- Motorists can now park on the


NOTICES BASKETBALL Lakeview Youth Basketball Assn. -- signups will be Sept. 14 & amp; Sept.

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY At Oak Hill Cemetery, history is carved in stone

I remember driving with my children through the rolling hills of Oak Hill Cemetery south of downtown

Eagles soar

Eagles soar The United High volleyball team improved its record to 5-1 with a non-conference

WARREN Labor group won't let candidate join parade

Only endorsed candidates can march, the group told the Republican candidate for Congress.

Turnpike traffic

Turnpike traffic PITTSBURGH -- Traffic on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near the Allegheny River will

A's streak at 20

A's streak at 20 The seemingly unstoppable Oakland Athletics set an AL record with their 20th

Scrappers win, miss playoffs

Auburn's extra-inning win over Batavia gives the Doubledays the Pinckney Ddivision title. By

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Five seek position on elections board

Nearly half a dozen people have expressed interest in the post so far. By NORMAN LEIGH

If sewer rates go up, all should have to pay

Opinion: If sewer rates go up, all should have to pay EDITOR: Why is it that Youngstown's sewer rates


CARNATION CITY PLAYERS Shows: "Nunsense Jamboree," musical, Sept. 27-Oct. 13; "Annie Get Your


Sep. 8 Kansas City1 p.m. Sep. 15 Cincinnati1 p.m. Sep. 22 at Tennessee1 p.m. Sep. 29at Pittsburgh1

Cold Metal's closing forces city to make cuts in budget

Abolition of the city health department is being considered as a cost-cutting move. By PETER H.

YOUNGSTOWN Trucker's bond in stabbing stays

The man continued to drive in Ohio even after he knew authorities were investigating him. By

CANFIELD SCHOOL BOARD Member threatens to sue over hiring

One board member expressed her feelings on the business manager's contract by ripping apart a stack


BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Brian and Heather Cunningham, 962 Gary Ave., Girard, girl, Sept.

Spartans' 'Shakespeare' pens prose on big plays

By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF BOARDMAN -- Rob Perryman stood in the middle of the