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LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL Monday's results Ages 9-10 Poland 9, Canfield 3 Age 11 Howland 11,

Today is Tuesday, July 26, the 207th day of 2005. There are 158 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Tuesday, July 26, the 207th day of 2005. There are 158 days left in the year. On this date

Monday Night finale

Monday Night finale Retief Goosen and Phil Mickelson put away Tiger Woods and John Daly so

Lanterman 50th celebrated in Austintown park

XAUSTINTOWN -- A family celebration was held June 16 in honor of the golden wedding anniversary of


BIRTHS Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Tonya and Robert Hyde, 139 Meadowbrook Ave.,

Miss Ondomisi, Rob Leonard set wedding date

XCANFIELD -- John and Elaine Ondomisi are announcing the engagement and coming marriage of their

Barth-Colapietro garden wedding will be Sept. 10

XBERLIN CENTER -- Larry and Pam Barth, 7227 S. Duck Creek Road, are announcing the engagement of

MOVIES 'Horrors of War' to draw upon the Valley's setting

Western Reserve Film Commission hopes to bring more productions to Ohio. By KATIE LIBECCO

Woman dies after vehicle hits stopped truck

COLUMBIANA -- Columbiana police and the county coroner's office are investigating the death of a New

Renewal levies for infrastructure to appear on Austintown ballot

Both levies were originally passed in the 1970s. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

TELEVISION 'Over There' puts Iraq in your home

The show aims to depict the war in all of its brutality without politics. DALLAS MORNING NEWS

Newcomer files petitions for trustee post

NEW SPRINGFIELD -- John Emrich, 63, has filed petitions for one of two four-year Springfield

Closed for repairs

Closed for repairs The First Street railroad crossing in Lowellville will be closed for repairs

SCHOOLS 2 levies up for renewal approved to appear on November ballot

The 5.9-mill levy was first passed in 1996. BOARDMAN -- The school board voted Monday to place a

Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Girard Board of Education, 7 p.m., public meeting, Girard High School.

60th anniversary is Tuesday for the Acheys

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Paul J. and Marion Achey, 3029 Canfield Road, will observe their 60th wedding

BORDER PATROL Non-Mexicans benefit from immigration loophole

Those coming from Brazil, Central America and 'countries of concern' could hit 150,000 this year.


WORLD GOLF RANKING Through July 24 1. Tiger WoodsUSA15.99 2. Vijay SinghFij11.84 3. Ernie

Historic split

Historic split kAT THE AFL-CIO convention in Chicago, politicians react to a new labor coalition.

COURT Janitor pleads guilty in supply scheme

Floor scrubbing equipment purchased for $7,000 could not be found. WARREN -- Daniel A. Donofrio

It's time for Republicans to fight for court nominee

Opinion: It's time for Republicans to fight for court nominee EDITOR: With the nomination of Judge John

Children mark Gruvers' 50th with luncheon

XBOARDMAN -- Edward L. Sr. and Lorena D. Gruver are being honored today by their nine children with

TRUMBULL COUNTY Election complaints filed against 2 officials

The complaints are misdemeanors that could lead to fines or prosecution. WARREN -- A special

Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion

Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Gina Brown and Kevin Kern, 4048 St. Andrews, Canfield,

CITY GOVERNMENT Warren council plans crackdown on landfill regulations

Landfills, traffic cameras, an old dam and more pack council's agenda. WARREN -- City council is

IRAQ Report finds problems with police training

U.S. inspectors found that the training programs had too little input from Iraqis. KNIGHT RIDDER

Labor split sparks range of reactions

Some feel the rift is the worst thing that could have happened, while others welcome the challenge.

"Our differences are so fundamental and so principled that at this point I don't think there is a

Opinion: "Our differences are so fundamental and so principled that at this point I don't think there is a

SCHOOLS Education board extends McDonald workers' pacts

The board approved a new contract for the district treasurer. McDONALD -- The board of education

Sidewalk chalk-drawing contest set

WARREN -- The 26th annual Chalk on the Walk contest will be from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at

Constitution likely to anger some women

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A chapter of Iraq's draft constitution obtained by The Associated Press on

MYSTERIES Still no signs of Jimmy Hoffa 30 years later

Clues keep coming in, but leads are beginning to dry up as time goes on. CHICAGO TRIBUNE

First round fired in battle of China trade imbalance

Opinion: There were two encouraging developments in recent days in the lopsided trade relationship between

Police: Man drove into path of train

LEETONIA -- A Leetonia man was killed Friday night when he drove his vehicle into the path of an

HELOISE Guard your gift cards for what they're worth

Dear Heloise: Please warn your readers about purchasing gift cards. It is just as dangerous to send

Trumbull County to send reps to 4-H camp

CORTLAND -- Courtney Crain and Brittany Scott are representing Trumbull County at Ohio 4-H

TRUDY RUBIN Arab world distraught by violence inside Iraq

Opinion: My travels to Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq in recent weeks to look at the prospects for

Stilber-Deraway, troth announced, wedding planned

XFLUSHING, Mich. -- The engagement of Jennifer Stilber and Jeffrey Deraway, both of 4043 Woodland

SOUTH SIDE Police rescue woman who was abducted

A municipal judge set bond at $350,000. YOUNGSTOWN -- A 28-year-old South Side woman was abducted,

Red light traffic camera legislation fine-tuned

Council approved lowering proposed fines for camera-issued red light violations. By MONICA BOND

TERRORISM Egypt hunts for clues to resort bombers' location

Security is searching the wilderness while bodies are being tested for DNA. SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt

'Raging Grannies' get Aug. court date

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Five older women known as the "Tucson Raging Grannies" pleaded innocent Monday

SALES TAX PETITION Business owner tries to gather signatures

Getting there will take some doing because of a construction job. WARREN -- Bill Walls is hoping a

Adduci-Conklin wedding planned for September

XCLEVELAND -- Celeste Adduci and Jeffrey Conklin, both of 1592 Laughton Circle, are announcing their

Family dinner marks Gabler s' 50th anniversary

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Ted and Norine Gabler of Youngstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a

The Vindicator/Robert K.Yosay

The Vindicator/Robert K.Yosay So how hot was it? It was so hot that you looked for coolness

Miss Timmerman to be bride of Christopher Barry

XAnnouncement is being made of the engagement of Amber Timmerman of Bettendorf, Iowa, daughter of

TAX-LIEN SALE Land-use program touted

The city and county will work together to get more vacant land reused. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning

JoAnna Taormina, Mr. Pittmann to marry this fall

XThe parents of JoAnna Taormina, 20100 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, and Mathias John Pittmann II, 44

& lt;B & gt;BOWMAN, & lt;/B & gt; Robert W., 84, of Niles; calling

& lt;B & gt;BOWMAN, & lt;/B & gt; Robert W., 84, of Niles; calling hours today from

Going the Extra Mile

Opinion: Los Angeles Times: Automotive technology reaches new heights all the time, yet the fuel economy

POLICE Man arrested was wanted in homicide

The 23-year-old from New York also had a parole violation on his record. BOARDMAN -- Police

Surplus food

Surplus food Peoples Chapel Church of God, 2145 Hillman St., Youngstown, 11 a.m., Wednesday.

BASE CLOSINGS Will realignments sacrifice security?

Moving planes from Cape Cod could make Boston more vulnerable to attack, the Massachusetts governor

Anniversary event held at church to honor Mr. and Mrs. Donald Haddle

XYOUNGSTOWN -- First Covenant Church was the setting July 2 as friends and relatives gathered to


MONDAY'S SCORES Iselin (N.J.) Insanity 1, Fairchance (Pa.) Travel 161, 0 Adirondack Diamond Chix

Stanford progressing one year after surgery

He faced live hitters for the first time since last year. NILES -- Cleveland Indians pitcher Jason


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS MONDAY 1st--LeadProspect (Spieth) 16.808.207.80 Pyrite Soup (Feliciano R.)

Family honors Furries on 60th anniversary

XCANFIELD -- Vincent and Mary Louise Furrie, 9906 Callawoods Drive, were honored with a family

'La Vida Loca' singer vows to end Arab stereotypes

'La Vida Loca' singer vows to end Arab stereotypes AMMAN, Jordan -- On his first visit to the

DAN K. THOMASSON Medicare, Medicaid costs out of control

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- When it became painfully evident that my mother would soon be unable to manage her own

COMMUNITY Local man to lead Lutheran Social Services

The new CEO is a native of Austintown. YOUNGSTOWN -- Thomas J. Stofac has been named president and

HOW HE SEES IT Let the grilling begin; Founders would approve

Opinion: By ERWIN CHEMERINSKY LOS ANGELES TIMES Only a few weeks have passed since Justice Sandra Day

HOW HE SEES IT Lawyers' claim against Teflon just doesn't stick

Opinion: By MICHAEL FUMENTO SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE Teflon has long been a godsend in the kitchen.

REDEVELOPMENT City council upset about lack of downtown agency meetings

The full board of the CIC has not met since April. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER


TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage applications George E. Moore, 48, of 1212 State Route 7 N.E.,

Leigh Davis and Todd Devine plan early fall nuptials

XCANFIELD -- John and Toni Davis, Lakhani Lane, are announcing the engagement and coming marriage of

A summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield City and Austintown Township:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield City and Austintown Township: CANFIELD July 15

Cutters put 'E' in defeat

The Scrappers benefited from seven Crosscutter errors and 10 walks. NILES -- With the two hottest

Ellsworth Road closed

Ellsworth Road closed LAKE MILTON -- Ellsworth Road between state Route 534 and Duck Creek Road in


LOCAL Astro Falcons win two CINCINNATI -- Astro Falcons defeated Boys of Summer 10-2 and Midland

WEATHERSFIELD TOWNSHIP Neighborhood group fights noise and dump

Residents expressed opposition to a proposed landfill in Girard. By MARY R. SMITH VINDICATOR

4 Boy Scout leaders die while setting up Jamboree

4 Boy Scout leaders die while setting up Jamboree BOWLING GREEN, Va. -- Four adult Boy Scout