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Surplus food

Surplus food Grace Lutheran Food Pantry, corner of Grant and Walnut Streets, East Palestine, will


Petitions seeking distressed status

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A group of city residents believes it has collected enough valid signatures to


First obligation is to provide for his wife

Dear Annie: My wife and I retired six months ago, and shortly after, we each made a will, leaving


Product diversity ensures growth, PepsiCo's new chief executive says

NEW YORK (AP) -- PepsiCo Inc.'s new chief executive, Indra Nooyi, said on Monday the snack food and


1 person dies in accident in coal mine

TREMONT, Pa. (AP) -- An accident, possibly an explosion, at a Schuylkill County coal mine Monday


There are ways to stop telemarketing calls

Dear Readers: If you don't like getting those annoying telemarketing calls that usually seem to


NIC helps owner get her house painted

Sherwin-Williams donated paint for the project on the city's South Side. By PATRICIA MEADE


Temporary closing of museum

Temporary closing of museum Mahoning Valley Historical Society's Arms Family Museum of Local


Top seed Mooney blanks Warren JFK

The Cardinals scored four late goals to earn a district final date. By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR


Mayor's task force lauds heroism, volunteerism

The task force held its 10th annual peace award banquet. YOUNGSTOWN -- Olivia Hudson, who helped


CHEWING GUM A Wrigley family member no longer holds post of CEO

Wrigley shares jump 14 percent on the executive announcement. CHICAGO (AP) -- Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.


North-South vulnerable. South deals.

North-South vulnerable. South deals. NORTH Q J 10 4 A J 8 2 A 3 2 J 4 WEST EAST A


Calls rise for change in strategy

The Bush administration is getting frustrated with the rise in insurgent attacks. CHRISTIAN


Wish it were your idea?

Opinion: Chicago Tribune: You've had get-rich-quick ideas, right? Freeze-dried beer? The diaper that changes


Designers create fine jewelry for 'real' men who want to look good

Men prefer solid, well-made jewelry created from disparate materials. MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS No


Citizenship sessions to get youths involved

Participants will be encouraged to develop community service projects. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR


Dems: Blackwell is breaking the rules

Democrats on the elections board said the state acted without hearing their side. By D.A.


SELECTED STOCKS

STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .46, 23.64 .13 Avalon Holdings,7.49.29 Clear


Group targets single women in voting effort

The group directs potential voters to Web sites for information on the issues. PITTSBURGH POST-


Richards named player of week

Captain Jeff Christian's foundation is donating tickets. YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown SteelHounds


More suspects sought in assault, burglary

SHARON, Pa. -- Sharon police are still searching for others who may have been involved in a botched


Steelers mum on Ben

Players receiving a second concussion in a relatively brief time can be susceptible to more


Hearing set in Struthers arson

STRUTHERS -- A preliminary hearing on an aggravated-arson charge is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. Friday in


Backers, opponents debate Issue 3 on slots

Opponents say Issue 3 could cause potential social problems. By JEFF ORTEGA VINDICATOR


2 events will offer information about lupus

The Youngstown YWCA offers two free community events this week for people with lupus and their


AP Sportlight

AP Sportlight Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Oct. 24 1943 -- The Green Bay Packers grab nine


Southern Illinois coach Jerry Kill hospitalized after having seizure

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Southern Illinois football coach Jerry Kill will remain hospitalized at


In Boardman, future first lady?

Ohio's next probable first lady worked as a teacher for two years in Kentucky. By DENISE DICK


Today is Tuesday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2006. There are 68 days left in the year. On this date in 1945, the United Nations officially comes into existence as its charter takes effect.

Opinion: Today is Tuesday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2006. There are 68 days left in the year. On this date


AUTO-PARTS SUPPLIER UAW, Lear Corp. discuss closing

Union members OK'd a contract to save money for the company in 2005.. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Mahoning County Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board Public Relations


Candidates forum

Candidates forum CHAMPION -- The Trumbull County League of Women Voters will sponsor a candidates


Autistic families get stung

Opinion: By SIDNEY ZION NEW YORK DAILY NEWS It comes down now that a guy named Joe from Texas is blocking


Baxter's major injury adds to Browns' woes

The cornerback tore patellar tendons in both knees. BEREA (AP) -- The Cleveland Browns' once-


Tax reforms of 1986 offer lessons

Opinion: By JEFFREY H. BIRNBAUM WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON -- Twenty years ago Sunday, President Ronald


Lawyers want dismissal in Lee case

WARREN -- The attorneys defending the man charged in the accident that injured Annie Lee of Howland


Richards honored

Richards honored Youngstown SteelHounds center Chris Richards has been named the Oakley Central


Carthon quits, line coach moves in

Coach Crennel insisted neither Browns owner nor general manager forced the change. BEREA (AP) --


Officials examine elevator for flaws

The elevator was evidently overloaded, a fire official said. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Twenty-four people


ToDAY BOYS SOCCER

TODAY BOYS SOCCER Tournament Division III Crestview vs. Mooney at Canfield, 7 p.m. Ursuline


Firm chosen to design office for JFS

All three finalists were 'highly qualified,' the chairman says. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR


Forum union agrees to 3-year pact

BOARDMAN -- A union at Beeghly Oaks has agreed to a three-year contract with Forum Health. The


Among series allure is intrigue

The Tigers and Cardinals aren't attractions in themselves. ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Pitching to Albert


Owner of dog that bit girl to pay fine

A deputy dog warden said the girl's medical bills will be paid by the dog owner. YOUNGSTOWN -- The


WORLD SERIES

WORLD SERIES Detroit vs. St. Louis Saturday St. Louis 7, Detroit 2 Sunday Detroit 3, St.


Rookie Staal already elevated

The 18-year-old strong play earned him a promotion, but that's not the whole story. PITTSBURGH


Board sets up scholarship program

The superintendent explained the need for a district improvement survey. By TIM YOVICH


Candidate apologizes for 'Injun' comment

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- A Democratic congressional candidate said at a recent campaign event that he


A life-changing decision brings happiness

Opinion: By THOMAS P. M. BARNETT SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE Three years ago this week my adopted


National Football League

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE AMERICAN CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPA New England510.83313680 N.Y.


Police seek motive in slaying, suicide

CHAMPION -- Police are trying to find out what sparked a 38-year-old Sharon, Pa., man to shoot and


"There will be no holiday in Iraq. Anyone who says otherwise is a liar."

Opinion: "There will be no holiday in Iraq. Anyone who says otherwise is a liar." Abu Marwa A 46-year-old


BASEBALL

BASEBALL American League ANAHEIM ANGELS--Placed OF Curtis Pride on waivers for the purpose of


Meeting set to discuss sidewalk construction

Trustees also talked about funding for the school district's resource officer. By SEAN BARRON


NASCAR Nextel Cup Leaders

NASCAR Nextel Cup Leaders Through Oct. 22 Points 1, Matt Kenseth, 5,848. 2, Kevin Harvick,


VA says findings are bunk

The report said that the Vet Centers are inadequately staffed. MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS WASHINGTON


NFL

NFL FavoritePointsUnderdog Sunday, Oct 29th. TENNESSEE3Houston PHILADELPHIA6Jacksonville


Judge: Business violates zoning

The parties have been going on since 1979. By ED RUNYAN VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- A


Therapy sessions take little work

Cast members have been sharing their secrets between takes. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's only 8


Trial begins in deputy's inmate-sex case

YOUNGSTOWN -- Jury selection is under way in the trial of a former Mahoning County deputy sheriff on


Way ahead, Wilson cuts spending

The Democrat said he overspent during the primary, but he had his reasons. By DAVID SKOLNICK


Woman's attacker gets 10 years in prison

WARREN -- A 23-year-old city man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to


U.S. Women's

U.S. WOMEN'S Mid-Amateur Championships At West Point, Miss. Final Stroke-Play Qualifying Round


NEW ON HOME VIDEO This week's DVD releases

"Nacho Libre": For his follow up to "Napoleon Dynamite," writer-director Jared Hess essentially does


Sixth-grade girl faces panic charge

YOUNGSTOWN -- Another girl at West Side Upper Elementary School has been charged with inducing panic


WAL-MART Retailer to expand slower, work on sales, earnings

Wal-Mart still plans to add more than 300 stores a year in the U.S. ASSOCIATED PRESS Wal-Mart


REGION

REGION Farmers National Banc reports earnings CANFIELD -- Farmers National Banc Corp. earned


Offices of OAC now here

AUSTINTOWN -- A prestigious statewide collegiate sports organization has relocated to the Youngstown


Council approves 60,000 for court

Several residents spoke out against any timber harvesting in city parks. By NANCY TULLIS


So far, 'O' in OSU is for offense

On the other hand, the Buckeyes' defense is allowing fewer than nine points per game. By TOM


BIRTHS

BIRTHS St. Elizabeth's Family Birthplace Tracy Kilem and Albert Milano, New Middletown, girl,


Strickland case points questions at Blackwell

The elections board is meet today to vote on dismissing the challenge. By D.A. WILKINSON


Turkey Trot/Trumbull is successful tradition

Corporate sponsorship and volunteerism have helped keep the event alive. CHAMPION -- The Warren


Flu, pneumonia shots offered at health offices

Flu, pneumonia shots offered at health offices YOUNGSTOWN -- Flu and pneumonia shots are offered


Prezioso's goal gives Howland boys a 2-1 win

The Tigers advanced to play Green in a district final Thursday at Green. By DOUG CHAPIN


Prosecution opens in double-murder trial

The prosecutor says 70 percent to 80 percent of the two victims' bodies were burned. By ED RUNYAN


Couples find socializing can create problems

Secure relationships help couples mix life, love and friends. SCRIPPS HOWARD Chris Crytzer loves


Division I-AA Poll

Division I-AA Poll PHILADELPHIA -- The top 25 teams in the Sports Network Division I-AA football


TV's Jones to stump for Dems during rally

U.S. Sen. George V. Voinovich returns today to oppose a gambling initiative. By DAVID SKOLNICK


& lt;B & gt;ASHBURN, & lt;/B & gt; Dorothy M., 87, of Austintown;

& lt;B & gt;ASHBURN, & lt;/B & gt; Dorothy M., 87, of Austintown; calling hours


Fiscal forecast shows surplus in each of 5 years

By ELISE McKEOWN SKOLNICK VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT HUBBARD -- The board of education approved a


Sharks' Toskala's winning streak reaches 12 games

The San Jose goalie shut out the Blue Jackets, 3-0, for his fifth career shutout. COLUMBUS (AP) --


4 in drug ring plead guilty; 5th charged fails to appear

An arrest warrant has been issued for the man alleged to be the ringleader. By LAURE CIOFFI


ATP Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon

ATP GRAND PRIX DE TENNIS DE LYON At Lyon, France Purse: 858,000 (Intl. Series) Surface:


A summary of recent criminal activity in Boardman:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Boardman: Oct. 16 Attempted breaking and entering:


Dem legislators make plans in event of victory

If Democrats win control of Congress, they plan to make big changes. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats


Rogers guilty of dirty tricks?

Just what was on the Detroit pitcher's hand remains a mystery. ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Tony La Russa


Study links fat, inability to fight cancer

The study looked at apoptosis, the ability of the body to get rid of damaged cells. WASHINGTON


Snipes continues work despite arrest warrant

Snipes continues work despite arrest warrant WINDHOEK, Namibia -- Wesley Snipes will continue


monday's nhl summary

MONDAY'S NHL SUMMARY SHARKS 3, BLUE JACKETS 0 San Jose120--3 Columbus000--0 First Period--1,


Man gets 6 years in robbery and shooting

WARREN -- A 19-year-old Commerce Avenue Northwest man has been sentenced to six years in prison for


Ex-treasurer gets a deal in firefighters fund theft

Someone will have to pay restitution to the victim, the judge said. By ED RUNYAN VINDICATOR


Coingate cannot be ignored in race for attorney general

Editorial: As the criminal trial of Ohio Republican Party mover and shaker Tom Noe unfolds, we're confident of


"Great Performances: Cream Reunion Concert" (9:30 p.m., PBS): London's Royal Albert Hall is the scene of the rock supergroup's reunion concert held in 2005.

"Great Performances: Cream Reunion Concert" (9:30 p.m., PBS): London's Royal Albert Hall is the


ASSOCIATED PRESS

Associated Press RALLYING DEMOCRATS: Former President Clinton greets former U.S. Sen. John Glenn,


Spartans, Smith need better play

Michigan State's remaining opponents include Minnesota and Penn St. EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) --


Third-quarter loss reaches 5.8 billion

Ford posted its biggest quarterly loss in more than 14 years. DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford Motor


Rushed cleanup missed remains

The 1.5 million tons of trade-center debris was cleaned up under budget. NEW YORK (AP) -- As the


KATRINA EXPERIENCE LEADS TO ARTISTIC AWARD

Katrina experience leads to artistic award DECATUR, Ala. -- Andy Cummings won best of show for his


Past wars show that victory comes at a high cost

Opinion: Past wars show that victory comes at a high cost EDITOR: On a recent visit the Wade Park V.A.


IN IRAQ | Monday

Other developments: Militiamen loyal to an anti-American cleric re-emerged in the southern city of


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Jonathan P. Nagy, 24, of Findlay, Ohio, and Caroline E. Lowry,


Major League Soccer Playoffs

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER PLAYOFFS Conference Semifinals (Two-leg Aggregate Score Series) Eastern


Monroe has played big role in Tigers' success this Oct.

His strong bat will be challenged tonight by Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter. By CLAIRE SMITH


Study: Veggies sharpen brain

Researchers credit vitamin E in vegetables with protecting brain cells. CHICAGO (AP) -- New


24 years in prison

24 years in prison FORMER Enron CEO Jeff Skilling, above, enters federal courthouse. He was


Eyes on the screen, he learns by playing

Eyes on the screen, he learns by playing


Judge sentences convicted killer to prison

The victim had arranged to meet a prostitute, police said. YOUNGSTOWN -- The man charged with


Tigers putting Game 3 in hands of Robertson

Shaking off rust might be one of the pitcher's biggest challenges. ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris


Sports museum/bar needs more time

The association plans to sell naming rights to fund the proposed sports museum. By DON SHILLING


Three to be arraigned in Subway robbery

YOUNGSTOWN -- Willie Anderson, who police said used a gun around 11:20 a.m. Monday to rob the


Sabres 4, Canadiens 1

Sabres 4, Canadiens 1 MONTREAL -- Chris Drury scored his 10th goal and the Buffalo Sabres set a


Will Baker rescue president on Iraq?

Opinion: Waiting for Baker. That may be the last, desperate Bush administration hope for rescuing its


Jury to view the house where women died

WARREN -- Jurors will be shown the house on Newton-Bailey Road, Newton Township, where two women


Friend's song will debut as Pavlik enters ring

The lead singer's boxer background helped inspire the mood and lyrics of the song. By KATIE


Northfield

NORTHFIELD MONDAY'S RESULTS 1st--Tnt Dragon4.602.202.10 Rinestone Sammy (Grismore)2.802.20


Friend's song will debut as Pavlik enters ring

Music and boxing have kept one local friendship strong, culminating in a song, "Point Blank." Local boxer Kelly Pavlik...


FEDERAL COURT Ex-Enron CEO gets 24 years in prison

The former Enron CEO maintained his innocence at sentencing. HOUSTON (AP) -- Former Enron CEO


Game's hype proportions grow

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Not even "Snakes on a Plane" got this much advance publicity. No. 1 Ohio State