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Please note, our last day of publication was Saturday, August 31, 2019.

Pavarotti still on mend

Pavarotti still on mend NEW YORK -- Luciano Pavarotti had neck surgery earlier this month and

STATE POLICE Lauded trooper promoted, will leave Valley

Trooper Gerald Funelli will oversee the computer-related crimes investigations in area.

STATE BUDGET Middle class faces a hit, Dems say

House Democrats visit local business to attack Taft's tax plan. YOUNGSTOWN -- Gov. Bob Taft's

When Latin American leaders reach out to their people they're 'fascists'

Opinion: When Latin American leaders reach out to their people they're 'fascists' EDITOR: A March 19

STRUTHERS Officials wrestle with lean budget for 2005

Contracts, repairs and hiring will take hits. STRUTHERS -- Contracting out fewer services, reduced

AUDITIONS | What's coming up?

VOICES OF THE HOLOCAUST When: 1-3 p.m. April 16; 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 17. Where: Hoyt Institute

George Kennan, 1904-2005

Opinion: Philadelphia Inquirer: George F. Kennan, often inaccurately called the "architect" of the Cold War,

HOW HE SEES IT It's time to punish liars in government

Opinion: By MARTIN SCHRAM SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE Our focus today is on governments that lie. Which

MAHONING COUNTY Six new citizens sworn in

Iran, Syria, Pakistan and Philippines were countries represented in ceremony. YOUNGSTOWN -- Judge

FILM MARKETING Bleeping movie out on DVD

Whatever viewers might think of 'The Bleep,' it's raking in money. By ANN HORNADAY WASHINGTON

MAHONING COUNTY Tax review council approves abatements

The group sent a resolution to commissioners. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning County tax incentive


OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 8-6-6 Pick 4, 0-7-3-5 Rolling Cash 5, 7-8-10-25-34 Super



WILLIAMSON SYMPOSIUM SERIES Ex-YSU player runs material handling business

Learning to motivate people was one of the fringe benefits of a college football career.

ELLEN GOODMAN It's time to let Terri rest in peace

Opinion: BOZEMAN, Mont. -- This is the phrase running through my head whenever I think of Terri Schiavo: May

The Sources

The Sources Ticketmaster: Kaufmann's in Eastwood, Southern Park and Shenango Valley malls; and

COLUMBIANA CO. County expects new 911 system

Grants would help buy equipment for the network. LISBON -- County commissioners unveiled a draft

French melodies win over U.S. fans

Keren Ann collaborator Biolay and supermodel-singer Bruni join the new French invasion. LOS

ICL-TCL A sweet sweep for Tri-County

Lisbon's Kim Davis and East Palestine's Brett Young led the TCL to two victories. NEW WATERFORD --

Woman, dog shot in drug deal

YOUNGSTOWN -- A woman and a pit bull dog were shot at 630 Fairgreen Ave. around 1 a.m. Wednesday in

"This is a clear cut case of judicial tyranny. "

Opinion: "This is a clear cut case of judicial tyranny. " Tammy Melton, 37 A high school teacher from

MOVIE REVIEW 'Congeniality 2' is, well, less congenial

Good actors make a subpar script bearable. By CHRIS HEWITT KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS Great

MARION AVENUE Shooting kills man, injures 1

The second shooting victim was in critical condition. YOUNGSTOWN -- Three men ran from 203 W.

& lt;B & gt;ALLEN, & lt;/B & gt; Dan L. Sr., 78; calling hours

& lt;B & gt;ALLEN, & lt;/B & gt; Dan L. Sr., 78; calling hours Friday from 2 to 4

HELOISE Form makes excuse-writing quick and easy

Dear Heloise: At the beginning of the school year, I made a generic slip for my kids to use when

Pupils make a wish come true

They are helping to send a Struthers girl with leukemia to Disney World. POLAND -- For weeks,

WESTERN PA. 3 men get time for sex crimes

Sentences were handed down in a Mercer County court. MERCER, Pa. -- Three men were sentenced

Bullock took some time off to 'live life'

The actress explains why she dropped out of sight and what brought her back. By BARRY KOLTNOW

ON DVD Despite violence, 'Fight Club' one of the greatest films ever

The film's era is noticeable in the dialogue as a time of pre-9/11 innocence. By PHIL VILLARREAL

ECONOMIC TRIP Taft woos Canadian firms

A Youngstown company was among those to get attention. COLUMBUS -- Gov. Bob Taft met this week

Rappers to perform at Powers

YOUNGSTOWN - Rap comes to Youngstown Saturday night for what promoters hope will be the first of

VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER RIOT seeks to be teen hangout

The youth center will offer teens a place to have fun and study. COITSVILLE -- Free Easter


LOCAL Sandwich shop opening BOARDMAN -- The Regional Chamber will honor the grand opening of the

MUSIC Creating French mood with New York songs

Singer-songwriter Keren Ann blends cosmopolitan influences with 'luminous' results. By SUSAN


TRUMBULL COMMISSIONERS Other action Trumbull County commissioners approved several measures

WESTERN RESERVE PORT AUTHORITY Board backs land transfer to steel plant

Warren Fabricating has local incentives but also is looking at other sites. VIENNA -- The Western

NEW CASTLE Victims awareness week set by council

The county district attorney explains a new gun law. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- City council has

OAKLAND CENTER Benefit concert combines rising stars with a cause

Proceeds will benefit the Oakland and the WIMFest. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Oakland Center for the Arts,

FRANK BUBBA CLASSIC Air Jordan? Ferns earns MVP

The Canfield senior led Mahoning past Trumbull in the boys game. WARREN -- With five minutes

HARRY MANX World traveler's songs put his spin on life, spirituality

The bluesman's experiences in India shape his perspective. WARREN -- Harry Manx is a world

Ronald Terry, fiancee planning wedding in May

XSTRUTHERS --Announcement is being made by Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Terry, 295 Woodbine Ave., of the

LAWRENCE COUNTY Commissioners take meetings on the road

The first night meeting will be in Wayne Township. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Beginning next week,

Cvetkovich-Baun wedding plans are announced

XThe engagement of Stacey Cvetkovich, 1190 Trails Edge Drive, Hubbard, and Ken Baun, 4788 Ardmore

SALEM COUNCIL No action taken on proposed fire district

One firefighter suggested the city could end up in court over the issue. SALEM -- City council

DOWNTOWN Ground broken for new home for 7th District Appeals Court

The two-story $3.8 million building should open next year. YOUNGSTOWN -- The renaissance of

TRUMBULL COUNTY Residents seeking truck traffic ban

Commissioner Polivka said a meeting would be arranged with residents. WARREN -- West Liberty

OLD AVALON GOLF New company wants course

The city has resisted selling its golf course asset. WARREN -- A new management company with

Mr. Battaglini, fiancee to wed in mid-July

XThe engagement of Gina DiMatteo, 1021 Blaine Road, Monaca, Pa., and Giuliano Battaglini, 49411


Q. I like Bermuda shorts because they're long, but I don't know what to wear with them. Any help?

Greenawalt- Chizmar plans are revealed

XYOUNGSTOWN -- The engagement of Melissa Greenawalt, 841 E. Lucius Ave., and Tim Chizmar, 3685

Today is Thursday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2005. There are 282 days left in the year. The Jewish

Opinion: Today is Thursday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2005. There are 282 days left in the year. The Jewish

Office politics

Office politics k ACTOR Steve Carell debuts at 9:30 tonight in "The Office," as NBC still looks

Dana concert

Dana concert YOUNGSTOWN -- The 15th annual Dana Showcase Concert will be at 4 p.m. April 3 at

ART EXHIBIT Unknowns have a chance

Being exhibited at the Corcoran is an important step. By BLAKE GOPNIK WASHINGTON POST

HOW SHE SEES IT What's behind the border 'patrol' push?

Opinion: By MARY SANCHEZ KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS Jim Gilchrist could easily be dismissed as a nut. Or

Local judges cross the line in going to bat for convict

Opinion: Several years ago, a federal prosecutor involved in the investigation of government corruption and

BEATITUDE HOUSE Grants to go to women in need

The group helps homeless and low-income women to get a new start. YOUNGSTOWN -- Beatitude House, a

CAL THOMAS Schiavo has an inalienable right to life

Opinion: Why does Terri Schiavo matter? Why has Congress made a federal case out of her situation? Why did

Judge sets $750K bond for murder suspect

Judge sets $750K bond for murder suspect YOUNGSTOWN -- Bond was set Wednesday at $750,000 for