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Group plans to build shelter

FARRELL, Pa. -- The city will allow the Humane Society of Mercer County to build a combination

LISBON Pigeons present problem

A county commissioner is looking into devices to deter the birds from roosting on the courthouse.

What the power lifter lacks in height, he makes up in might.

What the power lifter lacks in height, he makes up in might. By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF

Boys pays for snacks with counterfeit $20

Boys pays for snacks with counterfeit $20 SALEM -- Police are investigating a report that a boy

TRUMBULL COUNTY Employees take inventory in supply probe

Responsibility for ordering janitorial supplies has been moved to the commissioners office. By

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LEAVITTSBURG Corrections officers say cuts are threat to safety


Gun-toting woman faces charges

The gun appeared to be inoperable, a police officer said. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


AGENDA WEDNESDAY Weathersfield Board of Education, 7 p.m. middle school. Newton Falls Board

AUSTINTOWN Strip club vows to fight restrictions

The two strip clubs in the township will be given 90 days to comply with the resolution once it

EAST PALESTINE Bicycle trail to be finished soon

City crews work on the bike trail on Saturdays and after regular weekday hours. EAST PALESTINE --


NFL Favorite Points Underdog Sunday Miami 3 KANSAS CITY BUFFALO 3 Chicago New Orleans

NILES SCHOOLS Boards link to Internet

The board has at least one more 'smart board' ordered. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT The Lowellville High football team is about to be tested by the Inter-

MAHONING COUNTY SCHOOLS Boardman, Poland, Canfield joint forum will target funding

The meeting will focus on information, not campaigning, a community volunteer said. By JoANNE

MAHONING COUNTY Officials hear opinions on issue of sales tax


GIRLS SOCCER Hubbard halts Canfield; Duvall delivers winner

The Cardinals could not finish their attacks on goal. By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF

New lawyer appointed in Hogan murder case

YOUNGSTOWN -- Atty. James T. Hartford has been appointed to defend Michael Hogan against charges of


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Douglas R. Sage II, 31, of 43 Green Bay Drive #4, Boardman,

TRUMBULL COUNTY Residents oppose location of facility

Many residents say they don't oppose a waste collection facility. They just don't want it near a


BRENDA TIPPLE JEFFREY BRINK BOARDMAN -- Simon Road Church of God was the setting Aug. 18 for the


JENNIFER BIRKEY CHAD UHLMAN PENINSULA -- The Church in the Valley in Cuyahoga Valley National Park


XNiles McKinley High School Class of 1982 will hold its 20-year reunion Nov. 30 at Mollica's Banquet

On meat lines of America, inspectors sleep at the switch

Opinion: How can we describe the new U.S. Department of Agriculture plan that is supposed to protect the

MECCA TOWNSHIP Trustees vote to seek bids for improvements to road

By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF MECCA -- Township trustees have voted to advertise for

GIRARD Chamber of commerce cuts back as interest and membership drop

The board of directors hasn't met since June. THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN By TIM YOVICH

POLAND Carabbia is let out of prison

The FBI says it has no plans to do any kind of surveillance. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME

YOUNGSTOWN Charge dropped against suspect

The man can be indicted again if more evidence becomes available. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

MAHONING COUNTY Jury selection begins in kidnap, rape case

Two of the three suspects are juveniles, but they are being tried as adults. YOUNGSTOWN -- Jury


PAMELA LEWIS RICHARD NORRIS JR. MASURY -- The Rev. John Lady officiated at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at St.

BOARDMAN Adult business limited

The resolutions set fees for sexually oriented businesses. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF


TRISTA ONESTI SETH GREENFIELD YOUNGSTOWN -- The Marble Room at Stambaugh Auditorium provided the

Columbiana schools seek income tax approval before cutting programs

Opinion: Columbiana schools seek income tax approval before cutting programs EDITOR: Over the course of

English receives an oncology award

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- U.S. Rep. Phil English of Erie, R-3rd, has been presented with the U.S. Oncology


St. Elizabeth Robert and Cheryl Kovac, 2630 Newton Falls Bailey Road, Warren, boy, Sept. 20.

Poland defeats Salem; Badger shuts out Kennedy boys, 2-0

The Bulldogs are 4-1-1 in the MAC. POLAND -- Junior Britt Davis had two goals to lead Poland High

Vienna VFW meeting

Vienna VFW meeting Vienna VFW Post will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Youngstown Air Reserve

WARREN Greenway plan will be unveiled

Construction could begin early next year. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN --

Security guard to face weapon charge

CANFIELD -- A security officer has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon, a felony.

YOUNGSTOWN Sweet: YSU can set example

By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- A "strong and vibrant" Youngstown State

Bank One robbed

Bank One robbed YOUNGSTOWN -- Bank One at 2900 Market St. was held up about 9:50 a.m. today. A

GIRLS SOCCER Boardman retains the SVC title

The Spartans struck early and held off Austintown Fitch, 2-0. By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS

Public outrage justified in child beating incident

Opinion: Had Madelyne Gorman Toogood not been caught on videotape beating her 4-year-old daughter, no one

TRUMBULL COUNTY Employees take inventory in probe of janitorial supplies

Responsibility for ordering janitorial supplies has been moved to the commissioners office. By

Old and new names are still making news

Fledgling makeup company Urban Decay and industry giant Revlon are locked in a legal battle over the

English receives oncology award

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- U.S. Rep. Phil English of Erie, R-3rd, has been presented with the U.S. Oncology

TITLE HOLDERS Sunsation Fitness & amp; Tanning

Name, body weight, home town, record Bill Wharry, 165, Lowellville, World Record, teen division,


FOOTBALL TICKETS Ursuline High School -- will sell advance tickets for its football game Friday


JENNIFER TIRPACK RYAN WARD GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND, Bahamas -- Married Aug. 17 at Our Lucaya Beach and

Buckeyes regroup

Buckeyes regroup After a close call at Cincinnati on Saturday, No. 6 Ohio State must now take a

YSU FOOTBALL Petersongets top Penguin honors

The freshman wide receiver was named offensive player of the game. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR

MILL CREEK PARK The inspiration for an art festival

Works from about 30 artists will be displayed. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN

PREP FOOTBALL Weekend leaders

RUSHING Shaun Lane, Hubbard, 269 yards, 22 carries, 3 TDs J.D. Powers, East Palestine, 194


Opinion: TIME TO SUIT UP Chicago Tribune: The suit is coming back and it's about time. Men's fashion

Donations sought

Donations sought YOUNGSTOWN -- Organizers of the third annual Thank You Appreciation Day for

FARRELL, PA. Council OKs deed change to proceed with project

The city solicitor has some reservations about changing the deed restriction. By HAROLD GWIN


SUSAN QUINN PHILLIP MAIDEN HOWLAND -- Opus Twenty One was the setting Aug. 18 as Susan Quinn, 1283

LIBERTY Father is charged with injuring son

LIBERTY -- A father has been charged with injuring his special-needs 6-year-old son. Jerry E.

GIRARD Mayor urges the sale of lakes

Councilwoman says the city should begin biting the bullet in preparing for the 2003 budget. By TIM

VOLLEYBALL Ridge claims 10th victory, against Niles

NILES -- Dasiana Casado had 14 kills and three blocks, Kerry MacGregor had six points and Carrie

Summary of police activity:

Summary of police activity: BOARDMAN Sept. 16 Theft: Someone stole a U.S. flag and flagpole

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Chaney grad clears a hurdle in cancer battle

When I first wrote about Art Canning, he was a few years out of Chaney High, working at Goldman

ART IN THE PARK | At a glance

Presentations titled, "Personal Habitat: Creating a Backyard Haven for Wildlife (and Yourself)" by

Infertility conference to be conducted online

Infertility conference to be conducted online YOUNGSTOWN -- The Reproductive Center, 900 Sahara

SHARON Police oppose merger plan

The FOP said it hasn't been asked for any comments on the possibility of a departmental merger. By

Fostering love, care

By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT YOUNGSTOWN -- When Susan Sexton isn't teaching a music