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Scrappers sweep Batavia, move into tie for 1st place

Derrick Peterson had three RBIs for Mahoning Valley. BATAVIA, N.Y. -- Derrick Peterson's two hits

CRIME Court sentences man for crack cocaine possession

One man took more than $2,000 worth of carpet, padding and flooring. MERCER, Pa. -- A Sharon man

BWC SCANDAL Review team mulls over decisions by ex-official

The head of a BWC team is confused by decisions made by the former administrator. By DAVID

A man who grew up in basketball

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS Johnny Dawkins has known Danny Ferry since Ferry's DeMatha High School


Who: Scrappers (9-6) at Jamestown (9-6) When: 7 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM 1390

Justine Petracci, fianc & eacute; to wed in South Carolina

XCAMPBELL -- Mrs. Dina Marie Petracci, 797 Devitt Ave., is announcing the engagement of her

Drug charges issued for men at local pub

AUSTINTOWN -- Two township men were arrested on drug charges over the weekend in the parking lot of

Transfer of Iraqi base takes too long

Opinion: BAGHDAD -- I'm flying in a Black Hawk helicopter, low over lush palm trees and dry dusty desert,

HELOISE Some peachy tips for selecting a healthy snack

Dear Readers: Here's a question for you: What is the third most popular fruit grown in the U.S.?

Syria's Baathists fear evolution, extinction

Opinion: By REZA ASLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES Last month, when Syria's President-for-life, Bashar Assad,

Meeting is set for water, sewer projects

LAKE MILTON -- Residents have scheduled a meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at Lake Milton Fire Station to

Wanted: judicial independence

Opinion: Seattle Times: The retirement of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor sets in motion a hot

A'Kisha Jenkins, Manuel Heriot to wed in August

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Announcement is being made by Ms. Sharon Jenkins, 532 Falls Ave., of the engagement


MULTI-STATE Mega Millions: 22-38-48-50-55 Mega Ball: 29 OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3: 2-9-6

Ideology not a sure thing in High Court

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- History has made it clear that picking an ideological sure thing in a Supreme Court

Today is Wednesday, July 6, the 187th day of 2005. There are 178 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Wednesday, July 6, the 187th day of 2005. There are 178 days left in the year. On this date


LOCAL Warren credit union elects new board chairwoman WARREN -- Greater Warren Community Federal

AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball & amp; softball

Baseball Babe Ruth (age 13) Rondinelli 7-13, Line Drive 2-8 -- Rondinelli advanced to the

YSU Retired professor repeats dean post

This is the second interim term as dean for the retired YSU professor. By DAVID SKOLNICK

hSun ring over Oregon

hSun ring over Oregon PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portlanders were treated Tuesday to a heavenly show as the

MOUNT CARMEL Church will host festival next week

After the enshrining event comes the outdoor food and fun. NILES -- The 72nd annual Our Lady of

CRIME Two Ohio men sentenced for Youngstown robberies

The Cleveland man will spend the next 12 years in prison. YOUNGSTOWN -- Two men are headed to

Watch group to patrol neighborhood

WEST FARMINGTON -- The opportunity to start a volunteer Neighborhood Watch is coming to this


OHIO Friday 7/8 Night drawings: Pick 3, Pick 4, Rolling Cash 5, Mega Millions, Mega Ball,

EAST SIDE CRIME Suspects detained to await hearing

Four adults had high bonds set; two juveniles face charges. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME

Police catch man after hot pursuit

AUSTINTOWN -- A 21-year-old Youngstown man led police on a chase early Monday that started on South

The strange turns in the case of CIA agent Valerie Plame

Opinion: The case of the outing of CIA agent Valerie Plame continues to defy logic and the imagination.


OHIO Multi-State Mega Millions: Mega Ball: Night drawings: Pick 3: Pick 4: Rolling Cash 5:

Team can't afford to lose Redd

To keep their best player, the Bucks will have to overpay. MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL MILWAUKEE

Children shouldn't get lost while riding on a school bus

Opinion: Children shouldn't get lost while riding on a school bus EDITOR: I am fortunate enough to be the

& lt;B & gt;BENJAMIN, & lt;/B & gt; Everett L., 82, of Champion;

& lt;B & gt;BENJAMIN, & lt;/B & gt; Everett L., 82, of Champion; calling hours today

Give back Bono's stuff, judge orders ex-U2 stylist

Give back Bono's stuff, judge orders ex-U2 stylist DUBLIN, Ireland -- A former stylist for Irish

XCLEVELAND -- The Rev. John Zdinak solemnized the marriage of Loren Spickler, 19112 Prospect Road,

XCLEVELAND -- The Rev. John Zdinak solemnized the marriage of Loren Spickler, 19112 Prospect Road,


GETTING IT RIGHT UA story in the July 2 Vindicator about reactions to the increase in state

Is Glick set to click as new Couric?

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS Talk about a hot investment. Alexis Glick, who three years ago was

Andy Burnett leads D & amp;K Roofing past Metro Ice, 6-3

WARREN -- Andy Burnett struck out nine batters in leading D & amp;K Roofing to a 6-3 victory

BROOKFIELD Trustees set limits for adult nightclubs

The trustees said they wouldn't take property unless in the public interest. BROOKFIELD --

Leinart targets another crown

The USC QB hopes to repeat 2004's unbeaten season. THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE LOS ANGELES -- Go ahead,

Global warming worries Americans

Opinion: By GREG NICKELS KNIGHT-RIDDER/TRIBUNE Today, the leaders of the world's eight most prosperous

Wedding plans set for Beth Evans and Kevin Donnelly

XBOARDMAN -- Bruce and Debra Evans of Boardman are announcing the engagement and coming marriage of

SWEET STUFF Good, bad and clever vie for sales

Who knew there's so much to keeping the world's sweet tooth satisfied? By SANHITA SEN CHICAGO

HUBBARD CITY COUNCIL Water-weary residents take concerns to meeting

The city will use a new camera to inspect the water pipes for damage. HUBBARD -- A group of


RIB BURN OFF The schedule of events for this week's event: THURSDAY Noon till 5:30 p.m.: Local

Foul-smelling problem overwhelms workers

County officials said last year the bothersome smell isn't dangerous. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning

CONCERTS Gin Blossoms back on road

The group will be performing in and around the Valley. "Found Out About You" is one of the Gin

New York puts hopes on high-profile celebs

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Muhammad Ali are among the city's boosters. SINGAPORE (AP) -- With its

D.C. puts evacuation system to the test

The test extended green lights to three minutes after a Fourth of July show. KNIGHT RIDDER

Plans announced for Tikson-Mazei August wedding

XMrs. Noreen Tikson of Boardman and Mr. and Mrs. David Mazei of Austintown are announcing the

Cool treats for summer

Sometimes, the simplest things can offer the most flavor. Add some fresh watermelon to a favorite

Safety, security included in improvement

The bridge will be restored to its 1940s look. NEWTON FALLS -- Work to rehabilitate the Newton

Property seizure ruling stirs opposition

The Supreme Court decided June 23 that local officials can take private land. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE


TODAY XFraternal Order of Eagles 3298, 1655 Raccoon Road, Austintown, will serve dinners from 4 to

JAZZ MUSICIAN Man's tour begins in hometown

The artist, a Warren G. Harding graduate, will play Thursday at Packard Music Hall. By PEGGY

Wedding plans set for Dino Simmons and Ms. Howell

XBOARDMAN -- Denise Simmons, 6075 Applecrest Court No. 46, is announcing the engagement of her son,

Riding to victory

Riding to victory kLANCE ARMSTRONG is wearing his favorite Tour de France outfit again -- the

NEW WILMINGTON Council selects long-time attorney as borough solicitor

The new solicitor will be paid $150 per hour. NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Atty. Frank Verterano was

TRANSPORTATION Court rules for Pan Am

The court lifted an injunction that had prohibited Pan Am from transferring flights. VIENNA -- A

YOUNGSTOWN SYMPHONY CENTER Large gift leads to name change

A pavilion and recital hall project are slated for completion by April 2006. By DAVID SKOLNICK

BOARDMAN BRIGADE Beating the baby blues at boot(ie) camp

Moms gain peer support and physical fitness from the class. By KANTELE FRANKO VINDICATOR STAFF

Sex offender arrested

Sex offender arrested YOUNGSTOWN -- Robert Washington, described as a violent sexual predator, was


FAMILY FEATURES EDITORIAL SYNDICATE When it's summertime and the livin' is easy, we all look

MAHONING COUNTY Planning session will address development

The seminar is tentatively set for Mill Creek Park. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County commissioners

Miss Ottenberg, fianc & eacute; planning to wed in Jamaica

XThe parents of Lisa Marie Ottenberg and Benjamin D. Diehl are announcing the couple's engagement


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