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RESTROOM THREAT Police charge girl with disorderly conduct

She faced a hearing with the school board's disciplinary committee. By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR

ON AREA DIAMONDS \ Youth baseball

TRI-T COLT (15-17) Canfield Mill Creek Homes 11, East Liverpool 0 -- John Thomas hit a grand slam

Finally healthy, McDyess adds to Detroit's success

The backup center has been a strong contributor in limited minutes. AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) --

Valley athletes set for Special Olympics

Valley athletes set for Special Olympics A total of 67 athletes and 22 coaches will represent

RELIGION Catholic priests doing the work of two

One Ohio priest credits the help he gets from his parish. CINCINNATI (AP) -- A Roman Catholic

NBA FINALS P-Giddy? Spurs coach shows his lighter side

In a series of laughers, both coaches have brought comic relief. AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- To

GROWING TREND More couples are choosing green weddings

Any aspect of the conventional wedding can be done in an organic style. SCRIPPS HOWARD


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Today is Father's Day, and you know what that means: It's a Sunday of cards, neckties, sport shirts

Today is Father's Day, and you know what that means: It's a Sunday of cards, neckties, sport shirts

SURVEY Tables are turned as teens get opportunity to grade adults

Adults received only a mediocre report card from the people ages 12-19 polled. KNIGHT RIDDER

MAHONING VALLEY CityScenes is accepting photo entries

YOUNGSTOWN -- The second annual CityScenes photography competition, co-sponsored by Youngstown State

SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION Five bids submitted for contract

The school board meets Thursday to accept construction bids. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF

THE KOVELS \ Antiques and collecting '60s space toys are out of this world

Children's toys imitate life because children like to pretend to be part of the adult world.

P-Giddy? Spurs coach shows his lighter side

In a series of laughers, both coaches have brought comic relief. AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- To

Short end of the stick?

Dad doesn't rate the big-ticket items. By ALEEA S. SLAPPY SCRIPPS HOWARD From electronics to


55-PLUS CLUB MINERAL RIDGE XThe 55-Plus Club of Mineral Ridge will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at

BIRD SANCTUARIES More babies under wing

The abundance of young orphaned birds challenges local shelters. By KANTELE FRANKO VINDICATOR

Pinehurst plays bye, bye, birdies: Woods struggles to survive Open

Tiger had just one birdie, while Vijay Singh and Sergio Garcia had none. PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) --

Family celebration in Kettering marks Wessells' 60th

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wessell, 1793 Brockton Drive, celebrated their 60th wedding

May reception marks Pasquales' 50th anniversary

XBOARDMAN -- The golden wedding anniversary of Jerry and Joanne Pasquale, Argyle Avenue, was

MODEL RACE CAR TEAM Local students qualify for national contest

The team's car is judged on performance, presentation and display. By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR

MEDICAL One Kidney Club saves lives anonymously

The Falsey family holds five kidney donors, with one more in the wings. ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich.

CAL THOMAS Jackson verdict shows we're faultless nation

Opinion: Geraldo Rivera's mustache is safe. The television personality had pledged to shave it off if Michael

Center to host services with Jewish Christian

Center to host services with Jewish Christian YOUNGSTOWN -- The Place Christian Center, 104 W.

BOOK TOUR Making 'Right Turns,' stopping in Ohio

Author Michael Medved is making a pit stop in Cleveland on his book tour. By MILAN PAURICH

& lt;B & gt;AXEL, & lt;/B & gt;Lorene B., 49, of Youngstown; no

& lt;B & gt;AXEL, & lt;/B & gt;Lorene B., 49, of Youngstown; no calling hours;

'RESCUE ME' Saving viewers from boring TV

The show is a realistic glimpse at firefighter life, Denis Leary says. By DUSTY SAUNDERS SCRIPPS

h'Geek House' teaches about technology

h'Geek House' teaches about technology Smart-home technology could be as close as your personal

HOW HE SEES IT Honoring our nation's fatherly leaders

Opinion: By STANLEY M. ARONSON PROVIDENCE JOURNAL Cynics may disparage Father's Day as the contrivance of

Third annual Hartzell outing set

LOWELLVILLE -- The third annual Michael T. Hartzell Charity Golf Outing will take place June 26 at

MEDICAL Simulators help to train real doctors at pseudo hospital

Medical residents and veteran doctors and nurses are testing their skills in ways they never

Salem Commandery seats new officers

SALEM -- Salem Commandery of York Rite Masonry held its annual installation of officers June 14 at


OHIO Friday 6/17 Night drawings: Pick 3, Pick 4, Rolling Cash 5, Mega Millions, Mega Ball,

Getting intellectual

Another category of Qigong is called Zhineng, or intellectual Qigong, and one particular type is

CENTRAL OHIO Groups argue over proposed gun ban

There will be a public hearing on the proposal Thursday. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Gun rights advocates


Here's how to make your wedding more earth-friendly: WEDDING DRESS/TUXEDO Consider buying a

A teacher's accidental death illustrates the fight to earn the Iraqis' trust.

A teacher's accidental death illustrates the fight to earn the Iraqis' trust. KNIGHT RIDDER

MiniPage activities meet many state and national educational standards. This week's standards:

MiniPage activities meet many state and national educational standards. This week's standards:

YARD CARE Moles and voles -- oh, the woes

Help is on the way in the form of a new bait. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The

Dinner, program mark Reigles' 60th anniversary

XNILES -- The Rev. Carmine and Eleanor Reigle of Niles were honored for their 60th wedding

Grad sues Penn State over mold in dorm

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) -- A woman who graduated from the Dickinson School of Law last month is suing

Late rally lifts Metros past Bud's

YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown Metros rallied in the last two innings as it turned back

U.S. SENATE Santorum confronts Democrats at briefing

Santorum is the Senate's third-ranking Republican. HARRISBURG (AP) -- Sen. Rick Santorum blamed

OHIO Husband, wife charged in complex thievery scheme

The parents allegedly made their four children help steal things for them. BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio

SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY With prom, facility gives seniors 'new beginning'

Shepherd of the Valley in Niles had its first prom in 1999. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

MAHONING COUNTY 'Hanging mayor' picked for jury pool

George McKelvey says no defense attorney would want him as a juror. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR

September date for Leslie Sheridan and Matt Konerth

XVIENNA -- Ryan and Lynn Sheridan of Vienna are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Leslie

The Humane Society of the United States and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to

The Humane Society of the United States and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to


JUNE 20 -- Ohio Golf Course Owners Association Junior Golf Series at Candywood Golf Course in


IN THE CUP Area holes in one Danny King of Ravenna aced the No. 17 hole at Olde Dutch Mill Golf

HELOISE Raising wild baby birds can be rewarding, tricky

Dear Readers: A while back, we printed a request for readers to send in their experiences raising

TRUMBULL COUNTY Tourism board approves $150K for rest of 2005

The board postponed the grand opening of the information center until June 28. By MONICA BOND


MAHONING COUNTY Forum Health At Home offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 11 locations in

Stevie Wonder to cover funeral expenses for kids

Stevie Wonder to cover funeral expenses for kids PHILADELPHIA -- Stevie Wonder has arranged to pay

DISCRIMINATION Woodmere refuses to settle case

The case was filed by two white police officers alleging discrimination. WOODMERE, Ohio (AP) --

TRUMBULL COUNTY Transit system to run in black

Revenue rose in March because of a fare increase. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

ARUBA Suspects in missing girl case ordered to be held for another week

Natalee Holloway has yet to be found after nearly three weeks of searching. ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP)

Taylor's title shot leaves Pavlik frustrated

YOUNGSTOWN -- Bernard Hopkins, the 40-year-old wonder of boxing, will have his middleweight

Tablack: Why can't all board members meet at one time to decide an issue?

One board member said he would be willing to get together on Saturdays. YOUNGSTOWN -- When can we


The FBI/Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force is asking the public to help find the fugitive of

S. Side garden to help children

The garden is for neighborhood children and families to enjoy. By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR STAFF

7TH WARD Late-night calls disturb residents

The police department has temporarily shut down access to the system. By DAVID SKOLNICK


HOME PROJECTS Do-it-yourself survey Ace Hardware, one of the largest hardware store chains in

ROUNDUP | News and notes

Jacobsen's hole in one: Peter Jacobsen knew his shot was good. Then he worried that it might have

Today is Sunday, June 19, the 170th day of 2005. There are 195 days left in the year. This is

Today is Sunday, June 19, the 170th day of 2005. There are 195 days left in the year. This is

INVESTIGATION Evidence found in Moonda slaying

Some of the items found belonged to the doctor, the state patrol said. STAFF/WIRE REPORTS

ENERGY Ethanol fuels early political debate in Iowa battleground

The battle over the biodiesel fuel is a starting point for presidential hopefuls. WASHINGTON (AP)

photos of zeleznik, roessler, ferrando, craig, toman

Beth Allcorn: YSU, YSU Presidential Scholarship, $10,000. Brock Christie: YSU, YSU Dean's

ARMY NAVY Niles man named Man of the Year at encampment

FREMONT -- Department of Ohio, Army & amp; Navy Union 87, held its encampment June 12 in

COURT Another drug count levied against ex-deputy sheriff

The new indictment stems from a 2003 arrest. YOUNGSTOWN -- A former Mahoning County deputy sheriff

A summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard and Liberty:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard and Liberty: HUBBARD June 9 Breaking and

Mass and dinner celebrate 50 years for the Becks

XBOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. M. Frank Beck, 8068 Deerpath Drive, were honored June 11 on the occasion

Serena cools, parity rules as several vie for top title

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- There was a time, not all that long ago, when Serena Williams was the

MAHONING COUNTY Commissioners action

County commissioners approved the following at recent meetings: An early-retirement incentive

Leno hosts Jackson attorney

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- Jay Leno greeted Michael Jackson's defense attorney with a mock swearing-in

20TH ANNIVERSARY Nick at Night basks in birthday glow

The celebration starts Tuesday night at 10. By NOEL HOLSTON LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY This week Nick

Law enforcement summer camp for Pa. kids

BUTLER, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania State Police at Butler is accepting applications for the 36th annual

Woman found bound in park

YOUNGSTOWN -- A 27-year-old Steel Street woman was hospitalized after being found partially dressed

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Salem Board of Education, 7 p.m., Library. Mahoning County Career & amp;

COURT Student gets 2-day sentence

Ray Crawford and another juvenile rubbed their private parts on the victim's forehead, a suit

OPERATION SPEAR U.S. again raids Sunni heartland

Regional tribal leaders have expressed concerns about the offensive. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS

Jefferson Rock cleaned after recent vandalism

Jefferson Rock cleaned after recent vandalism HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. -- If it weren't for a faint

MAHONING COUNTY 2005 road work

The roads scheduled to be resurfaced and the culverts set to be replaced for the county this summer:

PITTSBURGH At-risk rugby teaches inner-city kids respect

A CUP professor has taught the sport to nearly 700 kids since 1995. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Many are

Program shows blacks in Civil War

Descendants of a black Civil War soldier were guests at the program. By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR

A broken consortium

Opinion: "When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political

PACKARD PARK Music hall renovation plans moving forward

New doors, windows and baby-changing stations are among the highlights. By MONICA BOND

NEW YORK Brown's back puts him on DL

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kevin Brown went on the disabled list for the 13th time in his career Saturday, and

SANDLOTS Three teams perfect through second day of Bob Cene tourney

The top two teams will play for the championship today. STRUTHERS -- Joe Koch Construction/Line

SAFETY Aruba case sheds light on risks for young travelers

Experts say teens should use common sense to help stay safe. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS PLANO,

Health care campaign aims to save 100,00 lives

YOUNGSTOWN -- Humility of Mary Health Partners, St. Elizabeth Heath Center in Youngstown and St.

Setzer captures first Truck Series win

Pole winner Kyle Busch finished second and Bobby Hamilton was third. BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) --

Stahara 50th celebrated on Pittsburgh cruise

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Andrew and Glady Jean Stahara of Youngstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary

TEXAS Woman revives music of murdered father

Though haunted by her father's drug-dealing past, she works to promote his musical legacy. AUSTIN,

SOCIAL JUSTICE Seminar will explore the power of humility

Speakers and a forum will explore the virtue's impact on the world. VILLA MARIA, Pa. -- The

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- There was a time, not all that long ago, when Serena Williams was the

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- There was a time, not all that long ago, when Serena Williams was the

CLASS B Koch Construction/Line Drive wins opener of Cene Tourney

STRUTHERS --Corey Martin pitched a four-hitter shutout and also hit a pair of singles and drove in a

NANBPW members honor scholarship recipients

YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's


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EMPLOYMENT Indalex adds 55 temporary jobs amid surge in new business

The Girard plant handles work for the building and construction market. By ELISE McKEOWN SKOLNICK

Dad's wisdom remains priceless

Somehow, he had a one-liner for nearly every situation. By BRIAN KANTZ CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

& lt;B & gt;BINION, & lt;/B & gt;Glenn A., 66, of McDonald; calling

& lt;B & gt;BINION, & lt;/B & gt;Glenn A., 66, of McDonald; calling hours Sunday

CLASS AA BASEBALL Roth Brothers blank Yo. Metros behind Jackson's five-hit effort

YOUNGSTOWN -- Keith Jackson scattered five hits with two strikeouts through 61/3 innings as Roth

Charity Pappas, Thomas Kurz plan summer nuptials

XCharity Anne Pappas, 620 Forest Ridge Drive, Boardman, and Thomas Randall Kurz Jr., 7294 Forest

Dean's mouth will run Democrats into the ground

Opinion: Dean's mouth will run Democrats into the ground EDITOR: The Democratic National Committee

Odor's orders: develop and win

The Scrappers play a free exhibition tonight at Eastwood Field. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR

NASCAR Kahne in need of a hot streak

He's far down in the points standings. BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- For Kasey Kahne, each of the next

After 163 years, church reinstates abolitionist

The basis for a character in 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' was excommunicated for freeing slaves. CINCINNATI


MONDAY XPoland members will share gardening tips when they meet at noon for a picnic. TUESDAY


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The day to tell his story

He grew up in Akron, one of eight children in a small house in Kenmore. His father was a gas station


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TENNIS ROUNDUP | Saturday's results

Eastbourne: EASTBOURNE, England -- Kim Clijsters defeated Russian qualifier Vera Douchevina 7-5, 6-0


NORTHFIELD RESULTS FRIDAY 1st--Tabby Key(Smith)6.803.202.60 Seventh Lady(W Irvine)2.602.60

YOUNGSTOWN Children's museum offers summer events

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Children's Museum of the Valley has scheduled a number of camps and other

HOW HE SEES IT 'Dadisms' -- the wisdom of our fathers

Opinion: By BRIAN KANTZ CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR AMHERST, N.Y. -- Like most men who have a wrench-tight

Foreign film releases are limited to 20 per year, and usually 12-15 are American.

Foreign film releases are limited to 20 per year, and usually 12-15 are American. KNIGHT RIDDER

OHIO BUDGET Schools brace for loss of taxes

The tax on businesses' property is a key source of money for education. ANNA, Ohio (AP) --

PAGEANT Miss Deaf Ohio hopeful raising funds

The contestant needs to raise $1,000 to participate. YOUNGSTOWN -- Not all pageants are about

6TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT Tablack opts not to run for seat; he wants to fix county's finances

The county auditor is up for re-election next year. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER

Wedding bells for Cruise and Holmes

Wedding bells for Cruise and Holmes kACTOR Tom Cruise said he and girlfriend Katie Holmes are

It's just what dads do

Nurture? Of course! Fathers have had a role in that, but it looks a little different. By ROBERT


JUNE 21 -- Opening night fireworks, MLB Home Run Derby trip giveaway 22 -- Warren Community Day,

HOLISTIC HEALTH Chinese practice has backers

The oriental discipline requires considerable time to perfect. By L. CROW VINDICATOR


ASSOCIATED PRESS NINE MONTHS AFTER Hurricane Ivan made landfall here, evidence of the storm's

IDENTITY THEFT Woman who was told she would get $12,500 instead loses $330

The caller claimed to work for a benefits company in Miami. YOUNGSTOWN -- A West Side woman who

MASTERCARD 68,000 users at higher risk level

Customers do not need to worry about identity theft, a MasterCard spokeswoman said. ATLANTA (AP)

HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION Some say cure worse than disease for Pa. road-paving project

Along Interstates 70 and 79, lines can be up to 10 miles long. WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A $2.8

ANNIE'S MAILBOX He shares last year's Father's Day gift

Dear Annie: Last year, my son gave this poem to me for Father's Day. (He didn't write it. I don't

Former Hubbard resident to wed in December

XAnnouncement is being made of the engagement and coming marriage of Patricia Johnson, 1310 Webb

DOWNTOWN ARENA Company declines to sue city for rebidding landscaping jobs

The minority contractor didn't submit a proposal for the rebid. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR

Don't let kids make rivalries

Q. At my 5-year-old daughter's preschool, several girls, including my daughter, have been competing

MISSING CHILDREN Mother continues to search

She hopes to find her children, buried somewhere in the Midwest, before fall. CONCORD, N.H. (AP)

Three Mile Island plant reaccredited

HARRISBURG (AP) -- Three Mile Island has been reaccredited by a nuclear industry group after

Extra road patrols

Extra road patrols AUSTINTOWN -- Township police will have extra patrols on the roads today


ASSOCIATED PRESS NINE MONTHS AFTER Hurricane Ivan made landfall here, evidence of the storm's

Jeb Bush takes Schiavo case to a new low in politics with ugly attack on husband

Opinion: The autopsy performed on Terri Schiavo by Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner Jon Thogmartin should have

$19 million upgrades are in progress

The recreation and wellness center carries the most expensive price. By DAVID SKOLNICK


SPORTS The Goose cuts loose from U.S. Open field kRETIEF GOOSEN seized control of the U.S. Open

Sepesy comes up big for Ohio, but Red Bulls come up short

Mistakes and fatigue caught up with the area's newest football team. CAMPBELL -- It was a rare


BESTSELLERS HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Mermaid Chair. Sue Monk Kidd. Viking, $24.95 2. True

ON THE RECORD | What's hot in albums, tapes and discs

'IN YOUR HONOR' Foo Fighters Roswell/RCA Records sss When word trickled out in 1995 that

INTERLEAGUE Guerrero's homers lead Angels; Jeter's first slam guides Yankees

The Phillies lost for just the third time in 11 games. ASSOCIATED PRESS ANAHEIM, Calif. --


PRICES At a glance Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and

JAMES AND MORRIS CAREY \ On the House How to fit your car back into your garage

If you can't park your car in the garage or have trouble finding it when it is parked there, your

NASCAR ROUNDUP | News and notes

Newman wins pole: It took Ryan Newman just over 37 seconds Saturday to grab his fifth pole of the


OHIO Night drawings: Mega Millions: Mega Ball: Pick 3, Pick 4, Rolling Cash Day

ENVIRONMENT Drought puts the heat on Spain

The rain in Spain isn't falling on the plain, putting agriculture in danger. ALICANTE, Spain (AP)

Motivation is key to success at session

The arena show features big-name entertainers as well as motivational speakers. CLEVELAND -- In

Athena Nastoff, major league player to marry

XBOARDMAN -- The engagement of Athena N. Nastoff, 434 Glen Park Drive, Bay Village, and Ryan M.


COLUMBIANA COUNTY NEW CASES State Farm Fire & amp; Casualty Co. et al vs. Randy Walters;

SOUTHWEST OHIO Widow persuades judge to keep high schooler out of jail

The 18-year-old killed the woman's husband by causing a four-car pileup. HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) --


HIGHEST GRADES B, for "providing a quality education for young people" B, for "spending quality

HOW HE SEES IT Juries' powers become more evident

Opinion: By PAUL CAMPOS SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE One of the American legal system's wiser decisions

U.S. GRAND PRIX Trulli salvages Toyota's weekend

The Italian driver captured Saturday's pole. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Jarno Trulli salvaged what was


LOCAL Wildcats game change STRUTHERS -- Due to a conflict, the Mahoning Valley Wildcats' game

ON CAMPUS Jessica Jurkovic's stellar year finishes a strong career

The Lakeview High graduate finished with 14 school records at Ohio Dominican. COLUMBUS -- Jessica

MOSQUITOES Several options to repel insects

While DEET has been commonplace, there are other nose-friendly alternatives. KNIGHT RIDDER


MEN Jednota Friday (Tanglewood) -- Low gross: Barry Andre 36, Ron Jonda, CJ Andre 39; Low net:


PHARMACY Doctor of pharmacy given to Lake Erie graduate Stephanie N. Boggs, daughter of Anthony