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Poland council names a mayor

POLAND —Christine Yash stepped into the mayor’s seat after 15 years as a member of


Forum Health asks for one-year pact

YOUNGSTOWN —  Forum Health is asking a nurses union to accept a one-year contract with no


Warren man in emergency room

AUSTINTOWN — A Warren man was in the emergency room at St. Elizabeth Health Center after


No polygraph test so rape case set for trial

YOUNGSTOWN — The man once willing to let a lie-detector test decide his fate in a rape case is


Youngstown voters to see same school levy

YOUNGSTOWN —  Residents of the Youngstown City School District are likely to be asked to


Brookfield teen takes up big topics

BROOKFIELD —   A township teenager has been participating in online blogging for the past


Grant for airport gains support

VIENNA — An extensive letter-writing campaign from many communities is encouraging legislators


Harness racing plans back to the start

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — It appears its back to the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission for two


Bedford Downs can reapply for harness racing license

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — It appears its back to the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission for two


Today on Louis Free show

The guests scheduled to speak with radio talk show host Louie Free today includes the return of


Congressmen to talk to local vets

CAMPBELL — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Niles, D-17th, will address local veterans at 10 a.m.


Forum files suit against U.S. Health & Human Services

YOUNGSTOWN — The operating company for Northside Medical Center is suing the federal


Salvation Army to host education fair later this month

YOUNGSTOWN — Twelve trade schools and institutions of higher education will be represented at


Accused stalker relased from jail

CAMPBELL — The woman accused of stalking a Campbell firefighter has been ordered to remain 500


Deliveryman robbed of cash and Chinese food

YOUNGSTOWN — A man delivering Chinese food to a house in the 500 block of East Florida Avenue


Campbell council sets special meeting for Friday

CAMPBELL — City council will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. Friday in council chambers at


Motorcycle rider who crashed in June died on birthday

YOUNGSTOWN — A motorcycle rider who crashed June 23 on Interstate 680 died Monday, his 28th


Warren cops investigate robbery

WARREN — A 28-year-old Warren woman was robbed of her money after the thief jumped into her


Open house set Saturday for World Prayer Center

COITSVILLE — Victory Christian Center,   3899 McCartney Road (U.S. Route 422), will have


Cheap gas alert! | $2.77 in Hubbard

The cheapest gas in the area is $2.77 at the Flying J on 2226 N. Main St. in Hubbard, according to


Another boil-water alert set Thursday for Austintown

AUSTINTOWN — The waterline on Norquest Boulevard between state Route 46 and Ohltown Road will


Two more arson fires in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN — A fire intentionally set at 1012 Valley St. destroyed the vacant house, the fire


Fireworks placed in postal mailbox caused smoke, no fire

YOUNGSTOWN — Smoke coming from inside a mailbox outside the post office building on Guadalupe


City firefighters search for cause of Almyra Avenue fire

YOUNGSTOWN — City firefighters continue investigating the cause of a fire that gutted a home


Wick Avenue closed for Festival of the Arts this weekend

YOUNGSTOWN — Wick Avenue, from the service road to the Wick Avenue parking deck, will be


ENGAGEMENTS | Dates set by area couples

Check out the Society news in today's <em>Vindicator</em> and on Vindy.com for the


REUNIONS | Former classmates plan get-togethers

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Vindy.com News Podcast for July 3, 2007

The Vindy.com podcast for Tuesday, July 3 is available in the file below. Hear the day’s


Indians sweep Devil Rays

Fausto Carmona won his ninth game and Ben Francisco drove in three runs. CLEVELAND (AP) — Fausto


Some on council urge revision of joint fire district proposal

Will the township and city join forces to fight fires? HUBBARD — Council members have placed


Lordstown seniors get rec center

The facility will offer activities that seniors want to do. LORDSTOWN — Ruth Mathews, Evelyn


Mackanin moves from scout to Reds skipper

He’s the fourth manager since the Reds moved to their new park in 2003. CINCINNATI (AP) — Now,


WOMEN’S NATIONAL

WOMEN’S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION EASTERN CONFERENCE WLPctGB Detroit114.733—


Temporary closing

Temporary closing STRUTHERS — The high school’s stadium track will be closed to the public July 9


NOTEBOOK Wimbledon

Lengthy doubles: Three days after starting the match, Arnaud Clement and Michael Llodra of France


Police are called to the scenes of two stabbings in one night

Both victims were taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center. YOUNGSTOWN — City police are investigating


Miller leads Brewers past Bucs

He had four hits, including a grand slam, and drove in seven runs in a 10-3 win. PITTSBURGH (AP) —


Scrappers’ losing streak hits four; fall to Doubledays, 4-2

Mahoning Valley has lost seven of its last nine games. AUBURN, N.Y. — The Mahoning Valley


Penguins sign two former Cup stars

Pittsburgh’s latest additions were Petr Sykora and Darryl Sydor. PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh


STEELHOUNDS

STEELHOUNDS Satisfaction guaranteed YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown SteelHounds introduced two


Serena fights pain, but wins

She beat Daniela Hantuchova with the help of a timely rain delay. WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena


Police charge man in fatal car crash

NILES — Charges have been filed against a 38-year-old Campbell man in a fatal crash this weekend.


FIREWORKS | Safety tips Make your Fourth of July a little safer by following these simple tips from the Boardman Township Bureau of Fire Prevention & Education:

Never purchase illegal or homemade fireworks. These can be unstable and cause massive injuries or


BIG BANG THEORY: Vinny Notareschi of Poland gets the lowdown on what the New Millennium Madness

BIG BANG THEORY: Vinny Notareschi of Poland gets the lowdown on what the New Millennium Madness


Board approves financing inmates’ medical services

A Salem company and Youngstown hospital also received state funding. COLUMBUS — The state


AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING

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STANDINGS | New York-Penn League

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Truex ready to take lead role for DEI

He’s won once and finished third or better four other times. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The perception


CLASS B LEAGUE STANDINGS

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TODAY

TODAY 8 a.m. (ESPN2) Tennis: Wimbledon. 10 a.m. (21) (3) (11) Tennis: Wimbledon. 12:50 p.m. (


Council considers amending street vendor ordinance

The vendors would be required to notify the city if they moved. NEWTON FALLS — City council


AMERICAN LEAGUE

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SHARON SPEEDWAY SATURDAY’S RESULTS

SHARON SPEEDWAY SATURDAY’S RESULTS 410 Sprint Cars — A-Main 01: 1. Bob Felmlee, Franklin, Pa.; 2.


SUNDAY’S GAMES

SUNDAY’S GAMES AMERICAN LEAGUE Oakland 11, N.Y. Yankees 5 Cleveland 3, Tampa Bay 2 L.A.


SMOKING PROBES

SMOKING PROBES City/Mahoning County The city of Youngstown and Mahoning County are investigating


AMERICAN LEAGUE INDIANS 10, DEVIL RAYS 2

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MOUNTAINEER RESULTS

MOUNTAINEER RESULTS MONDAY 1st—Nepotism (Brinkley)23.0010.605.60 Annie's Award


MLB ROUNDUP \ Monday’s other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Yankees 5, Twins 1 NEW YORK — The Rocket’s 350th win was a gem. Roger Clemens


Clubs adjust to changes

Clubs adjust to changes The Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds spent Monday coping with new


AT A GLANCE | Tour de France

CONTENDERS Alexandre Vinokourov: 3rd in 2003; 5th in 2005. Didn’t race in 2006 Tour after five


WIMBLEDON

WIMBLEDON Monday’s results At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Wimbledon, England


SAFETY FIRST

SAFETY FIRST Motorcycles The causes of many motorcycle crashes can be attributed to: Lack of


SOMBER SIGN: A sign and an adult beverage marked the spot where Matthew Tynal, known as Tylenol,

SOMBER SIGN: A sign and an adult beverage marked the spot where Matthew Tynal, known as Tylenol,


Protesters disagree with school board

WARREN — Grandparents, parents, schoolchildren and other community members — about 25 in all — think


Kent State E. Liverpool campus granted funds for master plan

COLUMBUS — The state Controlling Board approved the transfer and release of $48,000 to create a


GAME TIME Today

Who: Scrappers at Auburn Doubledays First pitch: 1:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390) Next: The Scrappers


Rain has Nadal still waiting to end match

He thought he had it won once, but that was overruled, then rains came. WIMBLEDON, England (AP) —


McLaren stunned, but now manager

The Seattle bench coach was named to take over for Mike Hargrove. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — John


CANFIELD

CANFIELD June 26 Criminal mischief: A woman reported her golf cart had been damaged at a home in


Revella leads Simon Roofing into playoffs

STRUTHERS — Ross Revella capped a two-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning with an RBI


ARENA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

ARENA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS WILD CARD National Conference Friday, June 29: Philadelphia 41,


Woman is accused of stalking firefighter

The woman was hiding in a restricted area of the fire department, reports said. CAMPBELL — A


Champion student treated for meningitis

Champion student treated for meningitis CHAMPION — A 20-year-old student at the University of


Kerr, Pressel give Americans one-two punch on LPGA Tour

The two youngsters won the tour’s first two majors of the season. SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — They


ON AREA DIAMONDS | Youth baseball & softball

BASEBALL TRI-T COLT (15-18s) Classic Division Denman Tire 1, Craig’s Tire 0 Denman Tire 9, Rizer


MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

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WHAT THEY SAID

WHAT THEY SAID About the accident Editor’s note: The following is a sample of the more than 100


Seniors, disabled homeowners now qualify for reduced taxes

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County Auditor Michael V. Sciortino wants to remind property owners that the


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Columbiana tournament — for 7-8 players begins July 7. Call (330) 482-0237. Poland


City, county probe 53 smoking complaints

Each has its own batch of allegations to look into. YOUNGSTOWN — The City Health District has


U.S. soccer team falls against Paraguay, 2-1

The Americans were all but eliminated from the Copa America Games. BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — Looks


Families, friends grieve 2 lives lost in a stunt-riding collision

YOUNGSTOWN — Speed kills. “I told him I hated the crotch rocket; I never liked that bike,” Wanda


INSIDE Scrappers fall

INSIDE Scrappers fall The Mahoning Valley Scrappers lost their fourth straight game, 4-2, to the


Few big names left in Tour de France

The race, which begins Saturday, cannot afford another doping scandal. PARIS (AP) — Cycling


Making a bang: legally or not

Despite the law against it, many Ohio residents still have plans to launch fireworks of their own


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Vindy.com News Podcast for July 3, 2007