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Man arrested for second time on weapon charges

WARREN — William D. Cindea, convicted of illegal possession of a firearm for having weapons


China company takeover finalized

EAST PALESTINE — Three men who took over a closed china decorating company last year have


McGee gets 21 years for murder

YOUNGSTOWN — A man convicted of murder with a gun specification, and of being a felon with a


Dog owner arrested on 11 cruelty counts

YOUNGSTOWN — The man authorities say kept 11 malnourished dogs in his South Side home has been


Fire ruled suspcious at vacant Kmart in Neshannock

NESHANNOCK, Pa. — Township fire Chief John DiCola said a fire this afternoon that damaged the


West Glacier Drive in Mill Creek Park closed for repairs

YOUNGSTOWN —  West Glacier Drive, which runs on the west side of Lake Glacier from West


Vacant store torched in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN — A long vacant supermarket at 802 W. Woodland Ave. was deliberately set on fire


Commissioners OK $75,000 for Oakhill

YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County commissioners have authorized county Prosecutor Paul Gains to


Commission approves levy issue

YOUNGTOWN — The state fiscal oversight commission monitoring city school district spending has


2010 in international spotlight

Youngstown — The city’s widely acclaimed urban plan, Youngstown 2010, appears to be


Vindy.com News Podcast for July 12, 2007

The Vindy.com podcast for Thursday, July 12 is available in the file below. Hear the day’s


Aluminum downspouting ripped of Roofers Local 71 building

YOUNGSTOWN — Aluminum downspouting and soffit worth about $1,000 were ripped off a section of


Thursday's cheap gas update

The cheapest gas in the area today is $2.829 at the BP on 310 Boardman Canfield Road in Boardman,


House fire in May on East Side claims life of girl, 12

YOUNGSTOWN — The house fire at 2486 McCartney Road on May 23 has claimed the life of 12-year-


WEDDING NEWS | Couples exchange vows

Check out today's Society Section in <em>The Vindicator</em> and on Vindy.com for these


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS | Former residents share good news

<em>This column is reserved for out-of-town births of local interest. See page A-2 of


OSU’s Grabeman leads JFK’s Kokrak

The former Xavier player is two shots behind in the Ohio Amateur. SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Not so long


Governor fares well in poll

Strickland’s approval rating rose to 61 percent. COLUMBUS — A majority of Ohioans give Gov.

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Man, 47, sentenced for 6th DUI

YOUNGSTOWN — A 47-year-old man has been sentenced to four months in a halfway house, followed by


Weathersfield trustees discuss airline grant

Trustees will look into whether sewer bills will increase with water rates. MINERAL RIDGE —


Oklahoma must forfeit ’05 wins

The NCAA penalized the school, saying it ‘failed to monitor’ the employment of two former players.


Man says he shot wife in defense

No charges have been filed in the ongoing investigation. WELLSVILLE — A man told authorities


Lasorda enters Albuquerque HOF

The former Dukes manager became the first to join the city’s baseball hall. SANDIA PUEBLO, N.M.


Canfield city water rates to rise

CANFIELD — City water users will see a rate increase Sept. 1. The increase — 9.5 percent this


TOUR DE FRANCE \ Fourth stage

A brief look at the fourth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday: Stage: The week’s final


ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball & softball

LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL Tournament scores 11-12s Howland 9, Poland 2 Howland 8, Canfield 4 —


County to aid Baker St. in fighting flooding

A two-phase project is designed to take stormwater away faster. AUSTINTOWN — Mahoning County


Beaver Twp. seeks information on buying a new ambulance

Trustees appointed an interim assistant fire chief. NORTH LIMA — Beaver Township is looking


Pirates are 40-48, but team is excited

If the progress continues, Pittsburgh is looking forward to an interesting second half.


2007 Copa America

2007 Copa America FIRST ROUND Top two teams in each group and two best third-place finishers


Like XFL, AAFL likely to be DOA

Stadiums across the country are littered with the carcasses of pro football leagues proven not quite


LOCAL

LOCAL Scrappers postponed The Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ game Wednesday against the Vermont Lake


NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE McNamara Division WLPct.GB Brooklyn (Mets)156.714— Staten Island


With Aaron’s record in sights, Bonds also wants Giants to win

Most people expect the slugger to break the homer record at home. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds


Youngstown man held on drug charges

YOUNGSTOWN — Officers responding to a fight at a house on Cambridge Avenue on the city’s South Side


A WHOLE LOTTA COW LOVE

A WHOLE LOTTA COW LOVE The Vindicator/Leslie L. Cusano Elizabeth and Diego bring home a win


Season’s second half has signs of races and chases

The Indians face a tough battle with Detroit in the AL Central. Barry Bonds likely will take


Mahoning Township planning to build sewage treatment plant

HILLSVILLE, Pa. — Mahoning Township supervisors authorized Township Solicitor Thomas Leslie on


ESPY AWARDS \ Wednesday’s winners

Male Athlete: LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego Chargers Female Athlete: Taryne Mowatt, University of


3 Mahoning Co. sewer plants accused of excessive pollution

The county believes the plants comply with environmental standards. YOUNGSTOWN — The state has


Judge drops Niles, SCOPE from dog-bite suit

WARREN — A judge has dropped the city of Niles and the Niles SCOPE senior citizens center on Main


Here is a schedule of today’s events for the 161st Trumbull County Fair, 899 Everett-Hull

Here is a schedule of today’s events for the 161st Trumbull County Fair, 899 Everett-Hull Road,


2007-08 SCHEDULE Mahoning Valley Phantoms

Note: Times to be announced Sept. 19 *Southern Minnesota Sept. 20 *Texas Sept. 21 *North Iowa


Follow your nose ... to the Trumbull County Fair

4-H Club members shed tears as they showed their animals. BAZETTA — Be careful not to step in


TOUR DE FRANCE RESULTS

TOUR DE FRANCE RESULTS Wednesday At Joigny, France Fourth Stage 119.9 miles from Villers-


Will Beckham leave his mark on U.S. soil?

The British phenom makes his American debut with the Los Angeles Galaxy at a practice Friday. LOS


BASEBALL

BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS—Optioned RHP Edward Mujica to Buffalo (IL). KANSAS


ATP CAMPBELL’S HOF CHAMPIONSHIPS

ATP CAMPBELL’S HOF CHAMPIONSHIPS At The Intn’l Tennis Hall of Fame Newport, R.I. Purse:


Hafner to remain with Indians

CLEVELAND — Travis Hafner isn’t going anywhere. According to a report on MLB.com, the Indians’


Judge upholds deal for Dr. Moonda killer

Donna Moonda told the shooter she was mentally and physically abused by her husband. AKRON —


United Way chief steps down after 8 years

Under his leadership, the United Way raised some $21 million for the benefit of the local community.


Phantoms get chance at revenge vs. Bandits

Mahoning Valley lost to St. Louis in last year’s NAHL championship. BOARDMAN — Nearly six months


ON VINDY.COM

ON VINDY.COM Letter to the court Dr. Faroq Moonda, nephew of slain urologist Dr. Gulam Moonda,


Rohan triples to trigger R&J’s repeat championship

Rondinelli was swept in the Class B Championship Series. STRUTHERS — Winning baseball


Lewis heads to Orlando; Hill leaves

Chauncey Billups signed a five-year deal with Detroit. Rashard Lewis went to Orlando, Grant Hill


Struthers’ Depression-era stadium coming down

The demolition launches a four-year, four-phase plan. STRUTHERS — The east stands of Struthers


All-Star ratings decline by almost 10 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Television ratings for Major League Baseball’s All-Star game fell almost 10 percent


Joe Cvengros leads Girard past P.I.&.I.

WARREN — Joe Cvengros went 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs to lead Girard Hardware to an 11-6


THISTLEDOWN ENTRIES

THISTLEDOWN ENTRIES TODAY, 1:05 P.M. 2nd—Purse $6,200, Claiming $4,000, 3 yo's & up, Five


KnowledgeWorks Foundation of Cincinnati, a financial supporter of the Youngstown Early College, said

KnowledgeWorks Foundation of Cincinnati, a financial supporter of the Youngstown Early College, said


WNBA ROUNDUP Wednesday’s games

Silver Stars 87, Mercury 77 PHOENIX — Becky Hammon scored 10 of her 18 points in the fourth


Columbiana County plans to have ’08 budget by Nov. 1

No one appeared for the county’s official budget hearing. LISBON — The Columbiana County


GAME TIME

GAME TIME Today Who: Scrappers at Vermont Lake Monsters First pitch: 7:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM


Niles High School gets new principal

NILES — Michael Notar, who resigned as Brookfield schools superintendent in May, has been hired as


911 review board fails to decide on spending

The Niles police chief said public safety is ‘now at stake.’ WARREN — Members of the Trumbull


Pay-to-play districts on the rise

One school district system in Ohio has adopted a $900-per-sport fee. CLEVELAND (AP) — Budget


Poland man injured in crash on Meridian

AUSTINTOWN — A man was injured in a one-car crash on South Meridian Road near Ferdinand Road. The


Small fires set in abandoned RR building in Niles

NILES — Several small fires were set in an old abandoned railroad building off West Park Avenue, the


Witness protection not an option in Mahoning

The murder suspect’s probation in a theft case will likely be yanked. YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning


Trumbull enacts new rules for its septic systems

The newest regulations should result in less-costly septic systems. WARREN — The Trumbull


Cancellara keeps lead; Alps loom

Norway’s Thor Hushovd won Wednesday’s mostly-flat fourth stage. JOIGNY, France (AP) — Fabian


The Vindicator

The Vindicator STORM DAMAGE: Pearl Underwood of Rockview Avenue in Youngstown shows the damage to


Jones Jr. demoted to world of PPV

He’ll meet Warren native Anthony Hanshaw, who is moving up to light heavyweight. NEW YORK —


Downtown after 5 videos are big hit

A vibrant downtown is a main goal of Youngstown 2010. YOUNGSTOWN — People dining in


Tribe keeps Pronk

Tribe keeps Pronk The Indians reached agreement with designated hitter Travis Hafner on a four-


Results from the 2007 Ohio Amateur

Results from the 2007 Ohio Amateur SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Scores following the second round of the


WOMEN’S

WOMEN’S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE WLPctGB


June’s unordinary storm’s destruction remains

The city is seeking FEMA assistance to address damage from a June 8 storm. YOUNGSTOWN — It was


Hands full for Tiger’s teacher

Hank Haney doesn’t expect his time with the famed golfer to conflict with his new duties. HILTON


Youngstown Early College gets new dean

The current dean is being reassigned to an elementary school position. YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown


Poland little leaguers head back to state

POLAND — The Poland little league softball all-stars won the District 2 championship at Boardman’s


Man, teen are victims in East Side shooting

Man, teen are victims in East Side shooting YOUNGSTOWN — A man and a teenager were reported in


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Vindy.com News Podcast for July 12, 2007