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It's time for taxpayers to act in school funding crisis

Opinion: It's time for taxpayers to act in school funding crisis EDITOR: Our legislators should resign,


LIQUOR LICENSES The Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these liquor permit transfers

Parents announce Kelly-Gilliland wedding date

XHUBBARD -- The engagement of Jaime L. Kelly and Timothy J. Gilliland, both of 2144 Stiver St., and

COLUMBIANA COUNTY County projects receive more than $7.5M from the state

The school money is contingent on voters approving bonds for the local shares. COLUMBUS -- The

XThe 19th annual A & amp;P reunion will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at Main Street

XThe 19th annual A & amp;P reunion will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at Main Street Cafe,


GETTING IT RIGHT Michael and Ann Sefcik of Youngstown were married June 18, 1955. The wrong date

Announcement made for Milliken, Connolly wedding

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Announcement is being made by Hugh and Fran Connolly, 112 Leah Ave., of the

NFL ROUNDUP | News and notes

Eagles: Philadelphia confirmed an ESPN report that they sent wide receiver Terrell Owens a letter

Sara McCaughtry to be bride of Jerry LaVecchia

XThe engagement of Sara McCaughtry and Jerry LaVecchia, both of 3102 Waterville Place, Charleston,

October wedding for Wendy Love, Scott Morrissey

XYOUNGSTOWN -- James and Paula Love, 5567 Cider Mill Crossing, are announcing the engagement and

& lt;B & gt;BALOG, & lt;/B & gt; Andy B., 82, of North Jackson;

& lt;B & gt;BALOG, & lt;/B & gt; Andy B., 82, of North Jackson; calling hours

Visit to China affirms worries

The House member is leaning against running for the Senate next year. By DAVID SKOLNICK

HOW SHE SEES IT Cindy Sheehan: Talk to me, Mr. President

Opinion: By CINDY SHEEHAN KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE I will never, ever forget the night of April 4, 2004,

90-year-old tricked, loses $1,840

AUSTINTOWN -- A 90-year-old Frederick Street woman was duped out of about $1,800 by a man and a

YOUNGSTOWN SLAYING Judge sets multimillion-dollar bonds for two of three suspects in murder

An assistant prosecutor said one defendant is the victim's neighbor. YOUNGSTOWN -- Multimillion-

CRIME STOPPERS Call for information: Help solve murder

YOUNGSTOWN -- Crime Stoppers is seeking information in an effort to solve a seven-year-old homicide

Associated Press

Associated Press EARLY SIX-POINTER: Pittsburgh Steelers' Ike Taylor, left, is followed by teammate

Couple say they were victims of car jacking

YOUNGSTOWN -- A West Evergreen Ave. couple who said they were the victims of an Aug. 5 car jacking

Fildes-Contreraz wedding to be in Elyria church

XPOLAND -- Announced by Dr. Mark D. and Mary Clare Fildes, 8661 Raintree Run, is the engagement of

Participants anticipating awards, music


Community corn roast to follow parade

MECCA -- The sixth annual Mecca Community Corn Roast will take place Saturday at Mecca Community

Indonesian rebels begin disarmament

WASHINGTON POST JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia signed a peace agreement Monday with separatist

OHIO SCHOOLS State report card gives room for improvement

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER COLUMBUS -- The state's latest school report cards show

Field's Astroturf to be in place for team's opener

Some red accents will join the black and gold on the field. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR


BIRTHS Forum Health Women & amp; Infants Pavilion Natashia Fareed and Simeon Felder,

Reduce farm subsidies

Opinion: The Daily News, Longview, Wash.: Congressional leaders continue to resist President Bush's call this


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Ronald Perry, 54, of 51 E. Avondale Ave., Youngstown, and

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP Administration-labor cooperation saves money

Township workers got educated about health insurance costs. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

'Wildfire' blazes a trail for ABC Family dramas

KNIGHT RIDDER TRIBUNE ABC Family has picked up a second season of its drama "Wildfire," which has

Hollern to graduate with citizen award

YOUNGSTOWN -- Thomas R. Hollern, departing area president of National City Bank's Northeast Region,

COLLEGE Penguins injury roster growing

Seven players are not participating in training drills. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF

Pens add LeClair

Pens add LeClair John LeClair signed a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday.

Benedis-Lehman wedding plans are announced

XSTREETSBORO -- Theresa M. Benedis and Frank J. Lehman, both of Streetsboro, are announcing their

COURT Quiet and composed, Costanzo pleads guilty to weapons charges

Police found a loaded gun tucked in front of her pants. By ED RUNYAN VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

Summary of police activity in the city of Canfield and Austintown.

Summary of police activity in the city of Canfield and Austintown. CANFIELD Aug. 7 Drug abuse:

ANDRES OPPENHEIMER Engineers good fit for the presidency

Opinion: One of the reasons Asia has become the factory of the world is that, while Asian universities are

BERLIN RESERVOIR Fisherman reels in biggest catch yet

BY GAIL WHITE VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER DEERFIELD -- On Aug. 7, Andy Henkel of Akron was on his


NAME THAT POOCH With his wounds on the mend, a new home and owner, there is only one more obstacle

Man honored for serving community

The honoree was elected to council in 1961. NEWTON FALLS -- Village council took time Monday to

Gains: Loss of phones won't keep out staff

The prosecutor said his assistants aren't leaving unless ordered by a higher court. By ROGER G.

Man is charged with breaking and entering

BOARDMAN -- A 27-year-old Deer Path Drive man was charged with breaking and entering over the


LOCAL SteelHounds signing YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown SteelHounds have signed right wing Scott

Mahoning County judges should rescind pay hikes

Opinion: Three months ago, then Mahoning County Auditor George J. Tablack issued a warning about county

"We will reach every settler, just as we have planned."

Opinion: "We will reach every settler, just as we have planned." Maj. Gen. Dan Harel Israel's commander

Coordination ensures smooth college trip

Dear Readers: Debbie wrote via e-mail about her concern for the safety of her daughter, who will be

HOW HE SEES IT Cultural wars can't be won on the arguments

Opinion: By PAUL C. CAMPOS SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE An old philosophical joke goes like this: The


Agenda WEDNESDAY Weathersfield Board of Education, 7 p.m., high school library. Weathersfield

Autumn wedding for Lynn Johnson, Royce Van Dervort

XAUSTINTOWN -- The engagement of Dr. Lynn M. Johnson of Warren and Royce J. Van Dervort of Girard is

HOW HE SEES IT Keep the troops in Iraq and finish the victory

Opinion: By FREDERICK W. KAGAN LOS ANGELES TIMES Despite what you may have read, the military situation

HOW HE SEES IT U.S. needs Diplomatic Special Forces

Opinion: By TOM BROKAW WASHINGTON POST With Karen Hughes moving into the post of assistant secretary of

Access road reopens; bridges cut to 1 lane

Access road reopens; bridges cut to 1 lane YOUNGSTOWN -- Access from Indianola Avenue to the

Association honors president with award

WARREN -- Tom Begert-Clark of Warren was recently honored by the Ohio Association of Adult Day

Nonfaculty union rejects final offer

YSU will present a final contract offer Thursday to its faculty union. By DAVID SKOLNICK

Danielle Russell, John Trafficante announce troth

XBOARDMAN -- Announced by Danielle Ann Russell and John Thomas Trafficante, both of 7590 Hitchcock

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2005. There are 137 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Tuesday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2005. There are 137 days left in the year. On this date


NATION Negotiations could result in higher clothing prices WASHINGTON -- When U.S. and Chinese

Man shot, remains in critical condition

YOUNGSTOWN -- Anthony Anderson, 19, of Brooklyn Avenue was in critical condition Monday evening in

DEVELOPMENT 'Voices & amp; Choices' targets Valley

Organizers say citizens must act on a regional level to improve economic conditions. By ED RUNYAN

MUSIC Ohio-born O.A.R. returns for concert in Cleveland

The band has poured its heart into its new album, 'Stories of a Stranger.' By JOHN BENSON


Inside *Ohio State tailback Erik Haw knows it will take a lot to make people forget the trouble he

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers' six-game winning streak ends in extra innings

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. -- The Mahoning Valley Scrappers' six-game winning streak came to a halt Monday

Carrie Kreps and Ryan Cmil plan early fall wedding

XBOARDMAN -- The parents of Carrie Kreps, 811 Park Harbour Drive, and Ryan Cmil, 450 Garver Drive,

New Lube openings

New Lube openings k QUAKER Steak & amp; Lube has signed with a contract with Larry Salone to

Memo show Roberts supported school prayer

Memo show Roberts supported school prayer WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court nominee John Roberts showed

MOVIES 'Blair Witch' filmmakers finding a new life after breakout 'Project'

Fast forward to 2005: Hear the 'Blair' buzz -- a slight but steady background noise behind the five

DUE IN CLEVELAND: Members of O.A.R. include, from left,Benj Gershman, Richard On, Chris Culos, Marc

DUE IN CLEVELAND: Members of O.A.R. include, from left,Benj Gershman, Richard On, Chris Culos, Marc

IRAQI GOVERNMENT Officials extend deadline for work on constitution

Some politicians called for the government to be dissolved. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS BAGHDAD,