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Club's schedule opens with Frankie Avalon

YOUNGSTOWN -- Frankie Avalon will kick off Monday Musical Club's 2005-06 entertainment schedule.


Homicide rate rises with boy's slaying

Detectives were rounding up witnesses to question. YOUNGSTOWN -- The homicide rate is up 66


Today is Friday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2005. There are 127 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Friday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2005. There are 127 days left in the year. On this date


COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW | Saturday's games

SLIPPERY ROCK at BLOOMSBURG Where: Robert B. Redman Stadium, Bloomsburg, Pa. When: 1 p.m.


Niles-Nesbitt wedding plans are announced

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Ken and Marianne Niles of Youngstown are announcing the engagement and upcoming


Effort to repeal sales tax comes up short of its goal

The petition organizer said the campaign told county officials somebody is 'watching.' By ED


2 men arrested on host of charges after several thefts in Boardman

BOARDMAN -- Police arrested two men this week after authorities were called to the area between


Police seek public's help to catch scam artists

NILES -- City police are asking for the public's help to catch two flim-flam artists who got away


Perisa nets two goals in JFK's 5-0 victory

Shannon Sudon scored three goals to help Badger defeat Warren Harding. WARREN -- Freshman Mike


Sheehan to carry on with protest

Protesters and Bush supporters are planning major rallies for Saturday. WASHINGTON POST WACO,


HOW SHE SEES IT Uncle Sam really, really wants you

Opinion: By LINDA BILMES LOS ANGELES TIMES The Pentagon is facing its most serious manpower challenge


Puckett's punt highlights night

The running back called the season opener "perfect." By JOHN BUTERA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


YOUNGSTOWN Minor crime reports to be filed by mail

The chief said 70 percent to 80 percent of calls for service are for reports only. By PATRICIA


Tigers upended 20-14 in overtime

Howland fumbled on its first play in overtime against Lakeside. By JOHN BASSETTI VINDICATOR


Resin furniture cleaning is being made easy

Dear Heloise: I have found your hints in the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch very helpful. Now I need


Groups laud system, protest privatization

By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Some residents of Mahoning and Trumbull


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

FOOTBALL THURSDAY'S SCORES Canfield 17, Rayen 13 Ashtabula Lakeside 20, Howland 14 (OT)


HEATHER BETTS THOMAS SEWELL

HEATHER BETTS THOMAS SEWELL XAUSTINTOWN -- Thomas Sewell and his bride, the former Heather Betts,


New research on stem cells

Opinion: San Jose Mercury News: Medical researchers are fond of saying that they've only begun to scratch the


'LIBRARYLICIOUS' New ice cream flavor is tasty way to raise funds for library

The next library fund-raiser is a yard and craft sale Sept. 10. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR STAFF


Movie's cheesy, but there's some life

This young-love story managed to attract some veteran actors. By ROGER MOORE ORLANDO SENTINEL


Forum Women's & amp; Childrens Pavilion

Forum Women's & amp; Childrens Pavilion Camiya McKinney and Reginald Gilchrist, 22 E. Judson


CHRISTIE ZETTS RICK MCFADDEN

CHRISTIE ZETTS RICK MCFADDEN XBOARDMAN -- The marriage of Christie Zetts and Rick McFadden, both


Commissioners hire officers for new jail

Workers who opt out of the county's health insurance plan will be paid $1,326 annually, or $51 per


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses James J. Senvisky, 34, of 120 Orchard St., Newton Falls, and


Agenda Saturday

Agenda Saturday McDonald Village Council, special meeting, 8 a.m., council chambers. Agenda:


NICOLE SICILIANO JEFFREY CHURILLA

NICOLE SICILIANO JEFFREY CHURILLA XAUSTINTOWN -- The exchange of nuptial vows took place during a


MAHONING COUNTY | Commissioners meeting Mahoning County Commissioners handled these items Thursday:

Honored two local youths who were winners in a statewide poster contest operated by the Ohio


Canfield turns back Rayen, 17-13

The Cardinals capitalized on a couple of Tigers' mistakes to prevail. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR


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hUnsuccessful attempt HIGH SPRINGS, Fla. -- High Springs firefighter Brian Langston turns away


Junior Military Band seeks new members

Junior Military Band seeks new members WARREN -- The Warren Junior Military Band is looking for a


HOW HE SEES IT Who will say 'enough' to the war?

Opinion: By GARY HART WASHINGTON POST "Waist deep in the Big Muddy and the big fool said to push on,"


Reward offered for information in arson at Klingensmith Farm

WARREN -- A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and


BABE RUTH WORLD SERIES Youngstown stars ousted in tourney

The 14-year-old team dropped a 5-1 decision to Stamford, Conn. By NATE CROSSMAN VINDICATOR


Engineer to monitor light at intersection

BOARDMAN -- Mahoning County Engineer Richard Marsico says the office will monitor an intersection to


Sharpsville man receives jail time for illegal entry

Several other sentences were handed down at Mercer County Common Pleas Court. MERCER, Pa. -- A


Football game to be played at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN -- Strikes by two employee unions have forced the postponement of some student-oriented


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& lt;B & gt;ANTAL, & lt;/B & gt; Robert J., 67, of Hubbard; calling hours Sunday


Deliberations continue in man's rape trial

The 25-year-old defendant did not testify. By ROGER G. SMITH COURTHOUSE REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN --


Youngstown falls

Youngstown falls The Youngstown 14-year-old all-stars lost to Stamford (Conn.) 5-1 in the


Austintown busing issue produced more than enough shame to go around

Opinion: Austintown busing issue produced more than enough shame to go around EDITOR: I am the parent of


Contract talks yield little harmony

Negotiations with both unions were set to resume this morning. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR


Many incumbents abstain

Some councils and boards didn't get enough candidates for the open seats. By DAVID SKOLNICK


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS THURSDAY 1st--Road Express4.403.002.80 Karakorum Rock (Martinez)3.803.40


'MURDERBALL'

'MURDERBALL' Rating: Unrated but contains sexual content and frank discussion, sports violence and


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT Jenny L. Moran of Struthers was escorted by her brother-in-law, Mark Fabian, and


Party in the Park gets postponed

WARREN -- This Sunday's Party in the Park at Packard Park has been postponed, according to the


DEBRA LAGAMBA JOSEPH WRENN

DEBRA LAGAMBA JOSEPH WRENN XBOARDMAN -- The Rev. Robert Quaintance officiated at a 4:30 p.m.


YSU

YSU Football YOUNGSTOWN -- The Penguin Gameday television show will make its 2005 debut Aug. 31,


OHIO

OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 7-7-4 Pick 4, 8-8-3-1 Rolling Cash 5, 14-26-31-38-39 Day


NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers lose 2-0 to Jammers

Mahoning Valley just couldn't get the hits when it needed them. By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR


Timberlake OKs damages after tabloid's false story

Timberlake OKs damages after tabloid's false story LONDON -- Justin Timberlake has accepted an


DOCUMENTARIES Powerful 'Murderball' wallops you

The film follows the roughest athletes on wheels. By DESSON THOMSON WASHINGTON POST It's not


HOW HE SEES IT Hybrids: America's secret weapons

Opinion: By MARTIN SCHRAM SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE America's most powerful and effective national


Hearing and speech center to have festival

BOARDMAN -- The Youngstown Hearing & amp; Speech Center will host an Ice Cream Fun Fest from


YOUNGSTOWN Board awards demolition contract

Demolition should begin in mid-September and be completed within three weeks. By HAROLD GWIN


State to impose wholesale limit on gasoline cost

Residents are unsure whether the caps will be helpful or harmful. SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS XMahoning Retired Teachers Association will meet at 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at Antone's


It's rather GRIMM

The movie is too violent for anyone who might have found it humorous. By ROGER MOORE KNIGHT


Q & amp;A Lynda Carter remains a wonder of a woman

She plays Principal Powers in 'Sky High,' the summer's surprise hit comedy. LOS ANGELES TIMES


JENNIFER PETROCK DAVID RASPANTI

JENNIFER PETROCK DAVID RASPANTI XLOWELLVILLE -- Jennifer Lynn Petrock, 1876 Massachusetts Ave.,


GIRARD Mayor: Benefits of speed camera outweigh glitches

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF GIRARD -- City officials say there are going to


Children Services board gets high marks from state audit

The Mahoning CSB was compared to agencies in Lorain and Butler counties. YOUNGSTOWN -- The state


Parents announce Livesay-Gutierrez wedding plans

XSTRUTHERS -- Plans for the upcoming marriage of Sarah Livesay, 347 Oakview Ave., and Ruben I.


Eleven dealers so far have agreed to sell the locally made motorcycles.

Eleven dealers so far have agreed to sell the locally made motorcycles. By DON SHILLING


BOARD OF HEALTH Officials look for way to ban woman from city

The city is ready to demolish one house previously occupied by the family. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.


Car hit by gunfire

Car hit by gunfire YOUNGSTOWN -- A 3-week-old girl was inside a car with her father when the car


Parents are responsible for their kids' criminality

Editorial: Last week wasn't good for some children in Youngstown and New Middletown -- and it shouldn't have


Surplus food

Surplus food Austintown Community Church, 242 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown, various


St. Patrick's School challenged, but not conquered, by finances

The school will not be closing, the principal said. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


Taft discloses unreported gifts

The Regional Chamber was one of the groups that gave the governor gifts. By JEFF ORTEGA