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Miss Kamensky, Mr. Stinchcomb to wed Nov. 18

LOWELLVILLE -- Announced by Martin and Jean Kamensky, 351 Watson St., are plans for the upcoming

Area residents have a right to problem-free elections

Editorial: Last month, the Washington Post carried an article headlined, "Major problems at polls feared," and


ANGELA ALDERS JOSEPH MERANTO YOUNGSTOWN -- Angela Alders, 1101 Mansell Drive, and Joseph Meranto,

Microbreweries want more pull, so beer tap handles grow artier

Beer tap handles have become the prime advertising means for small brewers. COLUMBUS (AP) -- When


SCHEDULE National TV in parentheses Thursday At Chevrolet Centre, Youngstown, Ohio (VERSUS),

Police dispute city's crime ranking

A police spokesman says Youngstown's crime statistics have improved this year. YOUNGSTOWN -- City

Staal stays instead of being sent to juniors

The 18-year-old is the youngest player in nearly 63 years to score twice in a game. PITTSBURGH

33 people die in bomb blast at site for jobs

The death toll for U.S. service members in October reached 101 Monday. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Ali

Officials continue investigation of blaze

WARREN -- The city fire department was continuing to investigate a house fire Monday at 486 Freeman

Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Struthers Public Utilities Committee, 6 p.m., Council Caucus Room #11.

'Data Derby' helps teachers to learn

The building principal came up with a novel way to deliver the information. By HAROLD GWIN

Gas station burglarized

Gas station burglarized NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Roughly 30 cartons of cigarettes were stolen during a

Laying of Roses will honor vets

One hundred Mahoning County residents died in the Vietnam War. YOUNGSTOWN -- The 15th annual

National Basketball Association



MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses John T. Stoffick, 29, of 201 Helena Drive, Struthers, and

Vote for candidates who will bring our troops home

Opinion: Vote for candidates who will bring our troops home EDITOR: As a recent veteran of the war in


SUNDAY'S GAMES Tennessee 28, Houston 22 Green Bay 31, Arizona 14 Baltimore 35, New Orleans 22

Associated Press

Associated Press PIRAAT BREW: An artsy tap handle of Piraat Belgian strong beer, third from left,

Lawyer asks witness about story changes

A defense attorney tried to paint a witness as being less than truthful. By ED RUNYAN VINDICATOR

Bengals hope to correct course

Two veterans called for change after a 29-27 loss to the Falcons on Sunday. CINCINNATI (AP) --

Sports Digest

YSU Hockey INDIANA, Pa. -- Zak Kusek scored two goals and added an assist, and Matt Jacob made

'Elton's' behavior has crossed the line

Dear Annie: I am a 16-year-old sophomore, and ever since the seventh grade, a boy at my school has

Lava Man, Bernardini set to run Saturday

The $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic is at Churchill Downs. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- West Coast vs.

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A travesty in Libya

Opinion: Washington Post: In an attempt to shed his rogue status, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has foresworn


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS MONDAY 1st--Call Leader (Gonzalez)3.002.402.20 Lie to Me

America has failed to deter Kim Jong Il

Opinion: By GRAHAM ALLISON WASHINGTON POST In an interview aired last week, George Stephanopoulos put the

Lasky is named chairman of global auto supplier

An automotive consultant also was added to the board. HOWLAND -- Stoneridge, a global auto

YSU tops state list in enrollment growth

YSU's enrollment growth outpaced such schools as Ohio State and Kent State. YOUNGSTOWN --

McLaughlin's stops are tops

By DOUG CHAPIN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT HOWLAND -- After going 110 minutes of soccer without

With James, Cavs eye title

The last time that a professional sports team won a league title was in 1964. CLEVELAND (AP) --

Both vulnerable. West deals.

Both vulnerable. West deals. NORTH 6 5 3 2 A K 2 K J 8 7 4 9 WEST EAST K A J 4

St. Elizabeth's Family Birthplace

St. Elizabeth's Family Birthplace Christine Wilcox, Boardman, boy, Oct. 29. Amanda Houchins and


MARLA SFERRA MICHAEL PIETON STRUTHERS -- Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, was the honeymoon destination of

NFL ROUNDUP \ News and notes

Titans: Cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones hasn't escaped punishment for allegedly spitting on a woman

Ellenberg answers call to help tour

Working as Generations Bowling's tournament director is a perfect fit. By PAUL TRGOVAC

GI Bill was investment in our nation's future

Opinion: By EDWARD HUMES LOS ANGELES TIMES Imagine telling the members of an entire generation they


BOWLING GENERATIONS STANDINGS Standings after 16 games of qualifying in the 2006 Generations

Group plans two outbuildings

STRUTHERS -- The Struthers Save Our Stadium Committee, whose leaders say they are hoping to interest

Nasty political ads get notice

Some say that some campaigns have crossed the line. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR WASHINGTON -- A

Interactive smoke-detector measure sparks fuss

Ordinance would require interactive smoke detectors on every floor of rentals. BY AMANDA GARRETT

Summary of police activity in the city of Canfield and Austintown.

Summary of police activity in the city of Canfield and Austintown. CANFIELD Oct. 23 Theft:

KFC plans to phase out use of trans fat

The company still seeks an alternative for its biscuits. NEW YORK (AP) -- KFC said Monday it is

Check before tossing magazines and catalogs

Dear Heloise: My husband and I are great fans and readers of your column. Your personal advice and


TODAY Noon (FSN Ohio) English League Soccer. Noon (FSN Pitt) NFL: Bill Cowher press conference.


GETTING IT RIGHT Home heating aid applications are available in both Mercer County and Youngstown.

Provisions in county lease disputed

Plaza damages are from normal wear and tear, the county says. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County has

Police say man made escape

WARREN -- An arrest warrant has been issued for a Warren man who was caught with the help of a

Trustees fire cop for way he handled resident

The victim said he couldn't see that it was an officer talking to his daughter. By TIM YOVICH

Local ballots will be counted early

The secretary of state's office won't object to the 'unusual' move. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR

Stock Listing of Local Interest

STOCK, DIVIDEND CLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .46, 24.84 .23 Avalon Holdings,6.35--.75 Clear

Jury picking begins for defendant Russ

WARREN -- Jury selection began Monday in the trial of Irving Russ, the Warren man charged with

Long term awaits missing ringleader

The ringleader disappeared two days before his trial. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR PENNSYLVANIA

Deadline nears for ACS applications

YOUNGSTOWN -- Friday is the deadline for filing applications for the American Cancer Society, Ohio

Design contract gets OK

The target date to move JFS to Oakhill is about June 1. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning County Building

Court to rule whether Hill can drop appeal

Danny Lee Hill has been avoiding the death penalty since 1986. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

SEC charges Delphi, 7 former executives

Delphi's former chief financial officer paid a 687,000 fine. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Securities

YSU seeks to own 2 city streets

City hall improvements are expected to cost 180,000. By DAVID SKOLNICK CITY HALL REPORTER

NOTEBOOK \ Generations Bowling

Branding: The Generations Bowling Tour has only been around for about five weeks but they already

Expert testifies on DNA in double murder

The judge denied a defense motion for a mistrial, based on a statement made by a witness. By ED

Mexican protesters vow to continue fight

Mexican protesters vow to continue fight OAXACA, Mexico -- Thousands of protesters driven from the


BASEBALL BB Rooner Baseball -- will conduct tryouts for the fall program and next summer's team.

Rapist will be resentenced

The rapist got four consecutive 10-year prison terms. YOUNGSTOWN -- In a unanimous decision of a

Caulton returned to face murder charge

YOUNGSTOWN -- Anthony M. Caulton arrived at Pittsburgh International Airport around 1 p.m. today on

Shooting leaves 1 man dead and another hurt

YOUNGSTOWN -- One man was killed and another injured in a shooting Monday evening at 1816 Stewart

NBA PREVIEW \ 2006-07 season

EASTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION CHICAGO BULLS Last season: 41-41, lost to Miami 4-2 in first

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2006. There are 61 days left in the year. This is

Opinion: Today is Tuesday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2006. There are 61 days left in the year. This is

Airstrike on alleged al-Qaida camp kills 80

Islamic leaders are calling it an American assault. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- Missiles fired by

Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1950 will meet at noon Wednesday for lunch at Bedford Trails,

Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1950 will meet at noon Wednesday for lunch at Bedford Trails,

Artistic light rising from Youngstown's darkness

Open-mic at the Oakland will feature actors, dancers, writers and comics. By KATIE LIBECCO

Mark Roth overtakes Dave Ozio in GBT

Ball reaction to the lanes caused some difficulty for Ozio. By PAUL TRGOVAC VINDICATOR

Grateful Dead bassist has prostate cancer

Grateful Dead bassist has prostate cancer NEW YORK -- Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh has

NEW ON HOME VIDEO | This week's DVD releases

"Mission: Impossible III": Tom Cruise and the Impossible Mission Force saddle up again for what was


Breeders' Cup The story lines are clear when Lava Man goes against Bernardini in the 5 million

Another Subway robbed

Another Subway robbed YOUNGSTOWN -- Subway sandwich shop at 830 E. Midlothlian Blvd., was robbed

LIQUOR licenses

LIQUOR LICENSES Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing this local liquor permit


CFL PLAYOFFS Sunday, Nov. 5 First Round East Winnipeg at Toronto, 1 p.m. West

Schedule \ Cleveland Cavaliers

NOVEMBER Wed. 1 -- vs. Washington, 8 p.m. Fri. 3 -- at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Sat. 4 -- at Charlotte,


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

Warren hopes to institute a better demolition plan

City administrators have targeted 20 structures for demolition. BY AMANDA GARRETT VINDICATOR

Second brother found shot to death

One brother's pregnant girlfriend was shot to death in 1998. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME

Slayings of 2 lead cops to seek tips

Surveillance cameras are evidence of drug activity, a detective said. By PATRICIA MEADE

County seeking 0.5% tax again

The majority of issues on the ballot are for new taxes. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR SALEM

No injuries reported in Salem house fire

SALEM -- Salem Fire Department reported a house fire at 1623 Ridgewood Drive on Monday evening.

Authorities interview 2 people about wildfire that filled 4 men

CABAZON, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities investigating an arson wildfire that killed four firefighters

Fox caught in the crossfire of nasty rhetoric

Opinion: By TIM RUTTEN LOS ANGELES TIMES Spend a moment considering the current state of talk radio and

Warren organization to mark 90th anniversary of founding

WARREN -- The YWCA of Warren, 375 N. Park Ave., will celebrate its 90th year in the Warren

McDonald school board establishes scholarship

McDonald school board establishes scholarship McDONALD -- The McDonald Board of Education has

What's a 2-5 world champ to do?

All around, there are signs this isn't like Pittsburgh teams that went 13-3, 10-5-1, 15-1 and 11-5

Brady's passes too much for Vikings as Patriots roll

Tom Brady passed for 372 yards and threw touchdowns to four receivers. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Tom

Response time to opinion survey predicts what voter likely will do

The psychologist who conducted the survey is now at Ohio State University. WASHINGTON POST The

Figinsky-Rowe wedding planned for December

LAKE MILTON -- Plans for the winter wedding of Tracy Frances Figinsky and Brian Trevor Rowe are

Authorities seek to take four horses

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER ALLIANCE -- Authorities are working to remove four


NFL FavoritePointsUnderdog Sunday, Nov 5th. ST. LOUIS21/2Kansas City BALTIMORE3Cincinnati

Common sense step in education

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- Now that the Bush administration has removed some of the onus on single sex education,


FOOTBALL DIVISION I-AA POLLS THE SPORTS NETWORK RecPtsPvs 1. Appalachian State (96)8-12,5681

Crennel 'sings' a winning melody

The Browns' offense moved efficiently under new coordinator Jeff Davidson. BEREA (AP) -- Romeo

Business News Digest

REGION RTI reports earnings WEATHERSFIELD -- RTI International Metals earned 23 million, or

5 Niles men charged in cop's assault

The Warren police officer says he has sore ribs and a torn uniform. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR



Dan Rather returns to make some news

The ex-anchor will be back with an hourlong weekly series. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Some 19 months

Miss Djakovich to be bride of Mr. Paulauskas

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- The upcoming wedding of Lauren Elizabeth Djakovich and Joseph Robert Paulauskas,

Artistic light rising from Youngstown's darkness

Two Halloween-themed events downtown are showcasing local artists of all types, providing many outlets for people in the...