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LORDSTOWN For some fun, squeeze in the cider festival

Two festivals combined efforts. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF LORDSTOWN -- It


SAM CAMENS This overlooked Falcon now drawing attention

The Fitch High senior soccer player has drawn interest from several Division I colleges. By BRIAN


TRUMBULL COUNTY Mother to stand trial

The ruling was made about five days after the judge got reports back. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


SVC VOLLEYBALL Finally! Spartans upend Falcons

It took eight years, but Boardman topped Fitch in straight sets 15-11, 15-8. By JOE SCALZO


NEW CASTLE Voters to weigh county council

About 98 million people in 4,000 communities live under council/manager governments. By LAURE


Lying to police gets probation for area man

Lying to police gets probation for area man AUSTINTOWN -- A Salem man has been sentenced to a year


Update on bridge work

Update on bridge work BERLIN CENTER -- Motorists can expect to wait an additional six to seven


GIRARD Deficit's likely, official reports

Even the income tax increase on the Nov. 5 ballot won't erase the anticipated 2003 general-fund


YOUNGSTOWN Finance panel's actions

City council's finance committee took up these items Tuesday: Recommended appropriating $258,000


WARREN School, church dedicate flag, pole

Pupils, teachers, staff and church members contributed to buy the new flagpole. By DENISE DICK


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& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;BOWEN, & lt;/B & gt;Thomas Edward, 70, of Niles;


LOCAL

LOCAL Zetts leads Struthers STRUTHERS -- Tim Zetts completed 21 of 30 passes for 225 yards and


17TH DISTRICT Benjamin battles label as outsider

The Republican candidate said some in Trumbull County are dwelling on the past. By DAVID SKOLNICK


CUBA'S PATIENT PATRIOT

Opinion: CUBA'S PATIENT PATRIOT Washington Post: In any tyranny, the expected thing, the natural thing, is


Youngstown's arena project attracts national attention

Opinion: Mayor George M. McKelvey is justifiably excited by the response the city has received to its request


Policy won't cover mold

Policy won't cover mold WARREN -- Trumbull County's insurance policy will not cover the removal of


49ERS Mariucci says team needs more snaps for offense to score

San Francisco had just four possessions in the second half of Sunday's loss to Denver. VINDICATOR


ICL/TAC/TCL Stamm sparks Blue Jays to win

Jackson-Milton topped Lowellville in ICL play 15-10, 15-9. LOWELLVILLE -- Erika Stamm had 18


Agency reports Leavittsburg a public health hazard

Residents have complained of a rotten-egg stench for months. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


HUBBARD City puts hold on hookups

The city is still losing 35 percent of the water it buys, or $20,000 per month. By TIM YOVICH


Health officials stop testing in 29 counties

Officials want people to report about finding dead birds. HARRISBURG -- Lawrence and Mercer


TRUMBULL COUNTY Official: Use state plan for janitorial supplies

One commissioner wants to discuss getting bids on supplies once the probe is over. By STEPHEN


GAIL WHITE Summit Academy helps kids reach their peak

Standing in the lobby of Summit Academy at the Oak Hill Renaissance Center in Youngstown, I listen


REDEVELOPMENT Downtown Youngstown

The property committee of the Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corp. took these actions


MAHONING VALLEY Event now gathers members of all faiths around the table

Local congregations see interfaith efforts moving to the one-on-one level. By D.A. WILKINSON


HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Outside experience helps Camens draw attention

The Fitch High senior has drawn interest from several Division I colleges. By BRIAN RICHESSON


YOUNGSTOWN 3 fires destroy vacant buildings

The fires occupied all of the city's available firefighting forces. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR


SHARON Vocal honorees share legacy of harmony

Many of those selected for membership paid tribute to the groups that came before them. By HAROLD


If YSU doesn't replace pesonnel, students suffer

Opinion: If YSU doesn't replace pesonnel, students suffer EDITOR: I continue to be amazed by your


Preparing for a crisis

By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER COITSVILLE -- Ten terrorists, perhaps with some


YOUNGSTOWN Zoning and planning

The city zoning appeals board handled these issues Tuesday: Approved four variances for the city


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Stephen J. Roberts, 33, Austintown, and Debra A. Diamond, 41,


Lora Rektor, Mr. Anderson set date for wedding

Announced by James and Diane Rektor of Austintown and Dale and Kathleen Anderson of Canfield is the


Donnaurnmo, Harrell troth is announced

STRUTHERS -- Larry and Janet Donnaurnmo, 227 Sexton St., are announcing the engagement of their


AUTO INDUSTRY Delphi tries to dispel image of weakness

With its stock down 40 percent, Delphi is out to convince analysts that the company is strong. THE


U Escape School will be at Northeast Martial Arts and Cardio-Kickboxing Center on Mahoning Avenue in

U Escape School will be at Northeast Martial Arts and Cardio-Kickboxing Center on Mahoning Avenue in


Nicholas-Simon engagement is made known

POLAND -- Announcement of the engagement of Jennifer Mary Nicholas and Bradley Harry Simon, both of


SALEM City skate park draws complaints

Another location for the facility must be found, some council members said. By NORMAN LEIGH


LEETONIA Pupils, workers adjust to newness

Cafeteria workers have met the biggest challenge, feeding 900 pupils in 90 minutes. By NANCY


HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEWS Friday night football

HOWLAND (4-0) VS. CANFIELD (4-0) Game time: 7:30 p.m. at Canfield High School. Last meeting:


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Favorite Odds Underdog National League ATLANTA 61/2-71/2 Philadelphia


U.N. must not be Iraq's fool

Opinion: There's a folk saying that President Bush might want to pass on to the United Nations: Fool me once,


Miss Szabados, Gregory Toporcer to wed Nov. 23

AUSTINTOWN -- Plans for the forthcoming marriage of Lori Beth Szabados and Gregory Allen Toporcer


Arrow found in fender

Arrow found in fender STRUTHERS -- Police are seeking information from neighbors of a Broad Street


YOUNGSTOWN Arena bids vary in detail

Each developer will give presentations during which they are to offer city leaders more specifics.


YOUNGSTOWN Legacy Academy questions gone

The school's waiting list includes as many as 100 names. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER


AGENDA

AGENDA THURSDAY McDonald Board of Education, 6 p.m., high school. Jackson-Milton Board of


'Intent' differentiates crime from accident

Opinion: 'Intent' differentiates crime from accident Editor: This letter is in response to a letter


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Norman and Rosemary Perry, 11880 Gladstone Road S.W., Warren, boy, Sept. 17. James


4 workers at Metalcrafts OK contract

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN HUBBARD -- Four union workers at Metalcrafts on North Main Street


Jill VanderSchie, Mr. Bezyak plan November rite

CINCINNATI -- Jill VanderSchie and Corey Bezyak, both of Cincinnati, will be married Nov. 9. The


Danielle Ellashek James Jones Jr. to wed Oct. 19

NORTH JACKSON -- Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Ellashek of North Jackson are announcing the forthcoming


OHIO GOVERNOR New poll contradicts 2 others

The poll's director expects Tim Hagan to continue to chip away at Gov. Bob Taft's lead. By DAVID


TUESDAY'S GAMES

TUESDAY'S GAMES American League Boston 4, Cleveland 2 Baltimore 10, Toronto 4 Minnesota 7,


YSU FOOTBALL Burley returns to starting lineup

The senior wide receiver will start Saturday at Western Kentucky. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR


Browns, Steelers still need work

Two weeks into the NFL season, here's the good news: Either the Cleveland Browns or the Pittsburgh