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Youngstown woman chains herself to cage to make a point

YOUNGSTOWN — Jennifer Groza believes no dog should be chained outdoors, and she spent half a


Youngstown agency collects clothing to battle truancy

YOUNGSTOWN – When many girls get invited to go somewhere, they often wonder, “What will


Doggie Daze at Angels for Animals welcomes canine alumni

CANFIELD — This reunion may have been lacking a disc jockey, an elaborate buffet and attire,


McDonald Steel, unions reach tentative agreement on pact

LIBERTY — McDonald Steel and its 96 members of the joint Teamster and United Steel Workers of


Seven Canfield Boy Scouts earn prestigious Eagle honors

CANFIELD — They tied him up with lifejackets and rolled him down a hill. No big thing —


Youngstown woman's artistry shines vividly on china

<p>YOUNGSTOWN — A winterscape on a teapot, tiny flowers on a cup and saucer, a young


Memories of Korean War remain vivid for veteran from Poland

POLAND — Korean War veteran Joseph J. Locicero Jr. still can’t watch the


Petersburg to get much-needed sewers

PETERSBURG — Perhaps the thing that impresses a visitor the most in Petersburg is the truck


GOT IT: Brandin Hardin gets a grip on the football.

GOT IT: Brandin Hardin gets a grip on the football.


Births for 2007-07-01

Area Births


SEARCH EFFORT Warren veteran provides pilot’s son with answers about W.W. II accident

It was July 4, 1943. It was also the first and last time Warren’s Cornell Corsatea saw the plane’s


MEN

MEN Pine Lakes Monday Night Men (Pine Lakes) — Low gross: Jesse Boughner, Jim Green 39, Bob Fusco,


Scrappers struggle as Batavia wins, 5-1

Mahoning Valley scored its lone run in the ninth inning. BATAVIA, N.Y. — The Mahoning Valley


Phelps breaks record in 400 freestyle at Santa Clara meet

He later picked up his second win of the day in the 200 backstroke. SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) —


OHIO

OHIO Friday 6/29 Night drawings: Pick 3, 7-0-6 Pick 4, 2-5-8-7 Rolling Cash 5, 2-5-18-27-35 Mega


Super agent seeks out Super Series

Scott Boras would like to see a best-of-nine World Series. NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Boras loves the


McDonald Steel pact talks continue

LIBERTY — Contract negotiations for McDonald Steel and its 96 union members went well into Saturday


LEADERBOARD Women’s U.S. Open

At Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club Southern Pines, N.C. Yardage: 6,664; Par: 71 Partial Third Round


Bonds hit his 750th career home run Friday night, a solo shot against Arizona’s Livan

Bonds hit his 750th career home run Friday night, a solo shot against Arizona’s Livan Hernandez,


Young and old alike rally around the flag in Valley

The youth league is the only NFL-sanctioned league in Youngstown. YOUNGSTOWN — There’s a


Campbell upbraids Upshaw

The former Heisman winner said the NFL players union should do more for former players. AUSTIN,


Scrappers fall 5-1

Scrappers fall 5-1 The Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ record slipped to .500 Saturday with a loss to


FUGITIVE OF WEEK

FUGITIVE OF WEEK Daniel Strebler The FBI and the Crime Stoppers of Greater Youngstown are asking


Durant annointed as savior of Sonics

The 18-year-old may help the franchise stay in Seattle. SEATTLE (AP) — Kevin Durant hadn’t been a


COLUMBIANA COUNTY

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Fair 2007 Here are the grandstand events at the Columbiana County Fair. More


Mahoning Co. Bar Association elects new president, trustees

YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County Bar Association has elected J. Gerald Ingram president for the


New Castle council denies request for methadone facility

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — City council has denied a request from Freedom Healthcare Services for a


NOTEBOOK \ NASCAR

Historic start for Blaney: Hartford native Dave Blaney will be making his 250th career Nextel Cup


AFTERMATH: The wreckage of the B-24 Liberator bomber that carried Cornell Corsatea, John Seamans and

AFTERMATH: The wreckage of the B-24 Liberator bomber that carried Cornell Corsatea, John Seamans and


AMERICAN LEAGUE TEAM BATTING

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MLS ROUNDUP \ Saturday’s games

Crew 1, Red Bulls 0 COLUMBUS — Kei Kamara scored his second goal of the season, going above a New


AUTHENTIC ACT: Neil Halliday of Cortland, left, and Robert Hetman of Bedford Heights portray World

AUTHENTIC ACT: Neil Halliday of Cortland, left, and Robert Hetman of Bedford Heights portray World


Fireman’s roast, market

Fireman’s roast, market MESOPOTAMIA — The Mesopotamia Volunteer Fireman’s Association’s 34th


AMERICAN LEAGUE INDIANS 8, DEVIL RAYS 6

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SCOUTS

SCOUTS Earned Eagle award Travis John Kneen, son of Timothy and Linda Kneen, of Canfield,


There’s no doubt it will be a big day for a weddings: Couples are getting hitched on July 7,

There’s no doubt it will be a big day for a weddings: Couples are getting hitched on July 7, 2007,


BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP PARK

BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP PARK Musicians show their loyalty through outside performance The


MLB ROUNDUP \ Saturday’s other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Twins 8, Tigers 5 DETROIT — Michael Cuddyer and Lew Ford homered and drove in


JULY

JULY FRIDAY — Junior Golf Championship at Henry Stambaugh Golf Course in Youngstown. Three ages


GOLF ROUNDUP \ Saturday’s other events

Champions Tour EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — Lonnie Nielsen had a stretch of five birdies in seven holes on


Board has big plans for fair this year

Despite funding problems, 4-H activities will be held as usual. LISBON — The Columbiana County


Linked by family tradition

The upgraded course is still one of the area’s best values. LAKE MILTON — It was 50 years ago


Livi Steel locks up spot in postseason

R&J Trucking clinched the No. 1 seed in the playoffs. STRUTHERS — Knowing it needed a win to lock


Niles hit-skip crash kills woman, 28

The other driver ran from the scene and was arrested a few blocks away. NILES — Lia Allison of


Hamlin’s top goals: win races, claim Cup

Last year’s top rookie is second in the standings. LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — While Denny Hamlin has


Bonds hammered as he nears Hank

Unlike Aaron and Ruth, Bonds has garnered little respect or adulation. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —


B-24 LIBERATOR

B-24 LIBERATOR Fast facts Type: Strategic heavy bomber. Manufacturer: Consolidated Aircraft


TODAY

TODAY FAIRS, FESTIVALS Mahoning Valley Rib Burn Off, noon-midnight, admission price varies from


From tix to Prix, it was a mix

A vacation with sports implications. It wasn’t intended that way, but a week on the road in


STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Williamsport (Phillies)84.667— State College (Pirates)75.5831


Pelini, Narduzzi head Irish camp

They’ll lead a long list of former area standouts at the Ursuline High camp. YOUNGSTOWN — LSU


Franchitti wins easily at Richmond

The points leader gave up his lead just twice. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Pole-sitter Dario Franchitti


Gorzelany leads Bucs; fan protest fizzles out

Jason Bay, mired in a long slump, sat out his first game of the season. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tom


Kennedy’s Klaric captures golf title

It wouldn’t be an understatement to suggest that Mike Klaric III plays the Herald-Tam O’Shanter


BACK THEN: 1st Lt. John Seamans was on an Army Air Forces mission to ferry B-24 Liberator bombers

BACK THEN: 1st Lt. John Seamans was on an Army Air Forces mission to ferry B-24 Liberator bombers


NOTEBOOK \ Wimbledon

Feeling her age: Amelie Mauresmo turns 28 next week, and her years of experience can give her an


NORTHFIELD RESULTS

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IN THE CUP Area aces

Bob Vanlancker of Poland holed the 188-yard No. 14 hole at Yankee Run using a 3-iron during the Tri-


Patient Pernice moves to front

Three players were one stroke behind entering the final round. GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) — Tom


Oakland shuts out lethargic Yankees

Chad Gaudin and Rich Harden combined on a one-hitter for the A’s. NEW YORK (AP) — Chad Gaudin


MERCER COUNTY Sentencings These people were sentenced last week in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.

Randy Snyder, 31, formerly of Union City and now of the State Correctional Facility at Camp Hill,


INSIDE

INSIDE More baseball The Indians and Pirates looked to build on their wins Friday night. C4


Sabres bracing for loss of two top team leaders

Co-captains Chris Drury and Daniel Briere are expected to be leaving. BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres


Sabathia nabs 12th as Indians win 8-6

The Tribe ace is 7-1 with a 2.62 ERA over his last 10 starts. CLEVELAND (AP) — C.C. Sabathia


Bad start hurts Thunder as Pioneers stay perfect

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton took a 9-0 lead and won 51-40. WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — As it stands, Mike


ON AREA DIAMONDS \ Youth baseball & softball

BASEBALL TRI-T COLT (15-18) Classic Division South Range DeChellis Dental 12, Austintown Flynn’s


VETERANS

VETERANS Flag gathering YOUNGSTOWN — There will be a gathering of grave flags at Calvary


Projects by 2 South Range seniors reach far beyond North Lima

NORTH LIMA — A young nursing student in the center of battle weary Africa can rest a little easier,


NOTEBOOK Women’s U.S. Open

Park sends 12 home: Angela Park knocked a dozen players out of the U.S. Women’s Open, and all it


Ochoa makes charge with marathon day

She was only one-shot behind leader Ji-Yai Shin when play was suspended. SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP)


By PETE MOLLICA

BOARDMAN — Brian Terlesky looks just like any normal 7-year-old — bright, happy and full of energy.


Shower power: Rain hits courts

Maria Sharapova finished her match despite the complaints of her opponent. WIMBLEDON, England (AP)


AMERICAN LEAGUE

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More and more people are demanding that cell phones carry more and more snazzy features: Internet,

More and more people are demanding that cell phones carry more and more snazzy features: Internet,


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Scrappers at Auburn Doubledays First pitch: 6:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390) Next: The series


McDonald makes plans for firemen’s festival

McDONALD — The 74th annual McDonald Fire Department Social Organization sponsored Homecoming 2007


Lights out in New Castle: Reducing traffic signals

There will be a regional approach to keep traffic moving more efficiently. NEW CASTLE, Pa. —