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Racing helps Super Nats draw 20,000 to Salem

Motorcycles, semi trucks and even snowmobiles pulled up to the starting line. SALEM — The

Fathers, others enjoy vintage car display in North Lima

NORTH LIMA - “It’s a labor of love.” That summed up John Stephens’ attitude on the 11 years he

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Cubs beat Indians 6-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Randy Wells pitched into the seventh inning for his first major-league win, Geovany

Rockies defeat Pirates for fifth straight win

DENVER (AP) — Clint Barmes homered, drove in two runs and scored two more as the Colorado Rockies

Route 11 work lets travelers take smoother trip north

VIENNA — The sound of tires flapping as you travel along state Route 11 on the way to a Lake Erie

Guest house for St. Elizabeth’s marks 20 years of care

The guest house opened 20 years ago. YOUNGSTOWN — Humility of Mary Guest House “should be

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Youngstown schools brace for more cuts

YOUNGSTOWN —The city school board’s finance committee wants the school administration to come up

Wine tasting for Red Cross

Benefit for burn survivor helps Angels for Animals helps Angels for Animals CANFIELD — Angels for Animals, a Canfield animal

SENIOR CITIZENS | Meetings, activities announced

CMHS CLASS OF 1945 • Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1945 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m.

GARDEN CLUBS | This week's meetings announced

WEdnesday SBlt Ivy League will have a picnic with Wanda Brothers and Peggy Hood as hostesses.


MAHONING COUNTY Celtic Healthcare offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at seven locations in


Senior Independence Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, has planned the


STACY NARD MATTHEW DENNIG ROHNERT PARK, Calif. — Stacy Nicole Nard and Matthew David Dennig, both

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HANNAH KUTSKO ROBERT BURKEY BOARDMAN — The exchange of nuptial vows took place at 3:30 p.m. April

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MELISSA RUTANA ERIC ZITKOVIC NEW SPRINGFIELD — The Church of God was the setting at 2:30 p.m. May

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LINDSAY YOSAY KYLE MCCALL MONTEVERDE, Fla. — Lindsay Michelle Yosay, a daughter of Robert K. and

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Trip is planned in celebration of Molson 50th

CANFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. John R. Molson of Canfield are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their

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Open house event planned by family for Martin 50th

BERLIN CENTER — An open house celebration has been planned for July 18 in honor of Mr. and Mrs.

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Campeans plan cruise, dinner to mark their 50th

BOARDMAN — Preparing to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this year are John and Mildred

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Mr. and Mrs. Jack H. Weyman prepae to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

COLUMBIANA — Mr. and Mrs. Jack H. Weyman, 336 Parkview Drive, will celebrate their 60th wedding

Brush removal in Hubbard


July 4th parade registration


Scrappers slam Jammers again

Bo Greenwell had three hits and two RBIs to continue his hot start to the season. NILES —

Derby racers leave their jitters behind

The 91-year-old winner of the area’s first derby in 1934 visited with those in attendance.

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For Thunder, close was not quite close enough

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning Valley Thunder coach Chris MacKeown didn’t sleep any better Friday night

Video league sponsors tournament

As a cornerback for Youngstown State University, Jarvis Richards has tackled numerous challenges on

Group marks summer solstice

Members of Unity Church Centre said a summer solstice program has helped them better identify with

Barnes finds safe harbor at rainy Open

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Is it possible, in the midst of the puddles and postponements that have marked

Woods blows another as Cubs rally

The Tribe closer has blown two saves in his return to Wrigley Field as Cleveland lost 6-5.

Lawrence County gets $1M grant

The work includes planting trees and shrubs and the replacement of a bridge. NEW CASTLE, Pa. —

Running toward greatness: Father makes son proud

Editor’s note: Colonel Joe Pierson is assigned to the U.S. Military Academy (West Point). He is the

NEOUCOM Local graduates

Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy, Rootstown, welcomed Ohio’s newest

NASCAR appears to be running out of gas

SAN JOSE, Calif. — When Jimmie, Tony, Junior and the rest of NASCAR’s good ol’ boys make their

Union Twp. officials set summer paving

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Union Township supervisors bought a $79,212 tractor to replace an aging piece of

Poll Web site visitors to see what they want

If you run a Web site, most likely it’s for personal or business use. Personal Web sites typically

Fugitive of the Week

Fugitive of the Week William E. Slade The FBI/Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force is


Crossroads of design, emotions Those who buy the family home face a balancing act. NEW YORK


LAWYERS Henry Parcinski of East Liverpool received his Juris Doctor degree from Ave Maria


It really may be the best medicine McClatchy Newspapers SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Talk turned serious

Public vs. private: Where does health insurance stand?

American workers' health benefits have changed rapidly in recent years — except for thoe who work for government. Our tax dollars routinely fund better plans than found in the private sector.

Best-sellers Publishers Weekly For the week ending June 13:

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Relentless” by Dean Koontz (Bantam) 2. “Robert Ludlum’s: The Bourne

Tony Stewart to race at Sharon Speedway

HARTFORD — NASCAR Sprint Cup points leader Tony Stewart will be at Sharon Speedway on July 7 to

Youngstown police are loyal to the job, not the paycheck

Opinion: Youngstown police are loyal to the job, not the paycheck EDITOR I took offense to the statement

The Nevels Sisters bring home a long-awaited gospel concert

Saturday’s concert by the Nevels Sisters will be the first chance for Valley residents to see the


WINNING LOOKS The winners of our Father-Son Look-Alike Contest are Bill Tomory, 39, and his son

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Significance of Father’s Day comes wrapped in a poem

Dear Readers: Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads and father figures in our reading audience. You are

Cities can punish ‘foreign workers’

Opinion: Now that the Republican dominated Ohio Supreme Court has told public employees they are free to live

Vindicator spring All-Stars

See Full profiles Inside on C4 and Videos online at This year’s Vindicator spring All-

MEN's golf standings

MEN Coitsville (Bedford Trails): Low gross — Joe Miner 33; Ed Romack, Bruce Burns 34; Larry Miner

Today in history

Today is Sunday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2009. There are 193 days left in the year. This is

Study focuses on language of chickens

Chickens have about 24 vocalizations, research has shown. STORRS, Conn. — For hundreds of hours,

Climate bill bad for Ohio manufacturing

Opinion: Ohio is at a critical crossroad. It has lost hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs, taking its


REGION PALO Creative forms partnership with DRS LEETONIA — PALO Creative, an advertising agency

Not all traditions are moral

Opinion: Last weekend, President Obama made it clear that he would not move on the Defense of Marriage Act.

Diabetes series offered

Diabetes series offered YOUNGSTOWN — A three-week Dining with Diabetes series of classes is

Swine flu cases down, bargains up in Mexico

Swine flu cases down, bargains up Chances of contracting swine flu in Mexico are probably at

Game Time

Game Time Who: Scrappers vs. Jamestown Jammers When: 5:05 p.m. today at Eastwood Field

Turocy’s 4 hits lead Falcons to win, 4-1

STRUTHERS — Jarod Turocy had four hits, including a triple and two doubles to lead Astro Falcons to

Bill Clinton defends Obama’s economic efforts

Bill Clinton defends Obama’s economic efforts INDIANAPOLIS — Former President Bill Clinton rallied

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday challenged Iran’s government to

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday challenged Iran’s government to halt a “violent

mlb roundup \ Saturday’s other games

INTERLEAGUE Red Sox 3, Braves 0 BOSTON — Josh Beckett allowed just five singles for his first


LEADERBOARD U.S. Open Through second round: Ricky Barnes67-65-132-8 Lucas Glover69-64-133-7

Stress of layoff wears on many

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Lora Walker’s small horse farm has been a refuge since losing her job at ABX

Roger Federer sets sights on sixth Wimbledon title

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer is building something of a reputation as an on-court crier,

Murtaugh 60th is celebrated at outdoor event

HUBBARD — Joe and Alberta Murtaugh of Woodland Ave. celebrated the 60th anniversary of their wedding

Cookie-dough plant being scrutinized

Federal microbiologists and food safety investigators have descended on the Danville, Va., plant

Childhood playhouse

Childhood playhouse Children need space, so let them have it. With U-Bild’s woodworking plans,

Truck bomb kills at least 72 people

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — A truck bomb exploded as worshippers left a Shiite mosque in northern Iraq on

Drug companies agree to improve Medicare benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The pharmaceutical industry agreed Saturday to spend $80 billion over the next

Collectors seek Ed Wiener jewelry

A smart woman created Father’s Day in 1910. Sonora Smart Dodd wanted to honor her father, William

hRare green blooms focus of book

hRare green blooms focus of book We tend to think of leaves as green and flowers as anything but.

Tank cars full of ethanol derail, explode, kill woman

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Railroad tank cars holding thousands of gallons of highly flammable ethanol

Device alleviates acid reflux

Casey Donahoe was no more than 10 when he began experiencing the bitter taste of stomach acid in the

Spray isopropyl to control mosquitoes

Q. What’s a safe way to kill mosquitoes? We have a cabin on a pond, and the mosquitoes are

U.S. publication of book delayed in Salinger dispute

NEW YORK (AP) — A Swedish author’s new book is so similar to J.D. Salinger’s classic novel “The

“Merlin” (8 p.m., ABC): Banish that image of an old, bearded wizard from your head.

“Merlin” (8 p.m., ABC): Banish that image of an old, bearded wizard from your head. “Merlin”


BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Medical Center Stephany Rodgers and Raymond Queener Jr.,

James Joyce’s classic ‘Ulysses’ meets Twitter

James Joyce’s classic ‘Ulysses’ meets Twitter NEW YORK — Forget about Ashton Kutcher. James

Survey: Most patients don’t contact doctors via e-mail

Results from a late-2008 survey released last week by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and

Chemical compound could transform computing

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Physicists at Stanford University have identified an important new trait of a

There was no party coup

Opinion: There was no party coup EDITOR: While I appreciate all the hard work Tom Lamb has done on behalf

Conn. officials were warned often that chimp could be dangerous

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials were repeatedly warned about the dangers posed by a

“The Eternal”

“The Eternal” Sonic Youth (Matador) Grade: B From cover art courtesy of found-sound guitarist

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown Township trustees, 6 p.m., 82 Ohltown Road, Austintown. New Middletown

‘Ageist’ bumper stickers not wise

The legislature and governor of New Jersey have lost their collective common sense, which is to say

Montoya won’t push limits in pursuit of Sonoma win

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The first trip to Infineon Raceway was a pressure-packed, must-win race for

Fatherhood continues to be a work in progress

Opinion: I’m with the boys today — Mitch, Max and Maguire. No real plan; no real agenda. Just father and

hBaron Cohen appears as a bull in Spain

hBaron Cohen appears as a bull in Spain MADRID — Actor Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest movie character,

Gallery offers first student retrospective

Gallery offers first student retrospective NILES — The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall

Head’s roll: playing King Uther

Actor prepares by watching other royal roles. PASADENA, Calif. — They say the crown sits

Obama goes up and down in analyzing U.S. economy

The president has talked positively and negatively on the economy at the same time. WASHINGTON

President may need firmer hand to grasp success on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is seeing the downside of his light touch on revamping the

in the cup! Area aces

Karen Churn of Columbiana aced the 120-yard No. 2 hole at Valley Golf Club in Columbiana. It was her

Betty White in dual role of naughty and nice

The 87-year-old actress takes nothing for granted. Betty White must have a secret. The

CURRENT PRICES || Antiques and collectibles

CURRENT PRICES Around the nation Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets,

‘24’ moves to New York for season 8

CTU is back. New York City has been added to the cast. And Jack Bauer has recovered. More details


STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE BASEBALL First team Pitchers: Drew Fitzpatrick, Mooney; Shawn Roman,

Ammonia leak at N.C. plant kills 1 worker, injures 3

LUMBER BRIDGE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say an ammonia leak at a poultry processing plant in North

Travel attractions for free

Attractions 5 for free NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — Editors at have compiled a list of

Literary briefs

LOCAL hMark Peyko launches book about Youngstown BOARDMAN — Metro Monthly Editor Mark Peyko and

Plight of a one-industry town

Opinion: Plight of a one-industry town EDITOR: Regarding Forbes magazine’s economics ranking of


COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Michael C. Martof, 34, of 3334 Bracken Fern Drive,


IN MEMORY Vindicator’s Curry made his mark Fanfare: Bookstores sell something called “The

State Sen. Schuler dies at 66

COLUMBUS (AP) — Republican state Sen. Robert Schuler, a former city councilman who served in the

Fiery chaos reigns in Iran

Bloggers and Twitter users said many were killed during Saturday’s protests, but those reports could

Cleveland aquarium plans vie for backers

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city needs an aquarium large enough to give visitors a satisfying experience

Class B league

Class B league saturday’s linescores Rondinelli Tuxedo 12, Roth Brothers 0

Doctor shortage expected to grow

WASHINGTON — As the debate on overhauling the nation’s health-care system exploded into partisan

Apple CEO Steve Jobs had liver transplant, paper reports

Apple CEO Steve Jobs had liver transplant, paper reports NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. co-founder and

Klitschko pounds Chagaev, keeps titles

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Wladimir Klitschko again proved his dominance of the heavyweight

Stonehenge to attract 20,000 for the solstice

Stonehenge to attract 20,000 for the solstice STONEHENGE, England (AP) — Thousands of neo-Druids,

Reporter escapes Taliban captivity

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A New York Times reporter known for making investigative trips deep inside


area Swish schedules first tryout camp NILES — The Youngstown Swish’s will hold their first open


baseball Columbiana Youth — tournament for players age 7-8 starts July 6. Call (330) 892-0299 or

Brush removal

Brush removal HUBBARD — City residents are advised that brush and branches should be out on the

Ben Moody

State champ in two events; record-setter After three years of trying — and failing — to persuade

Marquis helps lead Rockies past Bucs

DENVER (AP) — After his masterful mix of sliders enfeebled the Pittsburgh Pirates, the only downer


THISTLEDOWN results Saturday 2nd—Stellarton (Martinez)5.402.602.10 My Grecian God

Casey Lower

Pitcher for Div. III state softball runners-up Ursuline High pitcher Casey Lower will never be a

Couples rarely agree on financial planning

SAN FRANCISCO — Maybe they can agree that their savings have been mauled by the worst financial

Let’s keep it real

Editorial: Let’s keep it real At first glance, the proposal seems so obviously popular that it is difficult


BANKING Christine Zemko Gerst has joined Huntington Bank’s private financial group as vice

Local suppliers

Local suppliers Profile Details on Comprehensive Logistics and Falcon Transport: Headquarters:


Comprehensive Logistics builds future with GM A Liberty-based company is named one of the best of

Retail theft

Stores step up crime-fighting efforts CINCINNATI (AP) — With shoplifting on the rise — including

LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

CANFIELD — Theresa Depp, a videographer at Tee Jay Productions in Canfield, has been recognized as a

Business owners following the tweeter

“With any new topic or hot item, a lot of companies rush to it because they think it’s trendy.”

Workers’ privacy an issue online

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At the Bargain Zone, a freight surplus store in Lee’s Summit, Mo., office manager

Bishop Murry has earned community’s appreciation

Editorial: Ever since the American Catholic Church was rocked to its core in 2002 by credible newspaper reports

selected stocks

selected stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .54, 16.66 —.17 Avalon

Don’t fear looking at your 401(k)

If you’re brave enough to open your 401(k) statement, get ready for stock shock. Stock funds have

Sports on TV

TODAY 8:30 a.m. (STO) “This Week in Baseball.” 11 a.m. (ESPN2) Drag racing: NHRA. Noon (21)

Obama to Iran’s leaders: Stop ‘unjust’ crackdown

SAN FRANCISCO — President Barack Obama, taking aim at Iran’s crackdown on post-election protests,

Area sports schedules

CLEVELAND INDIANS Today — at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Tuesday — at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. Wednesday

Robert Salcedo

Spartans’ No. 1 player; qualified for state Robert Salcedo was 5 and his brother Bryant was 7

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Todd Kibby

Pitched Tigers into Div. IV state final As an oversized 6-year-old, Todd Kibby spent afternoons in

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Nicole Pachol

Div. I state 300-meter champion Howland senior Nicole Pachol saw her junior track season wiped out

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Ali Tolich

Named All-Ohio in two events Ali Tolich grew up playing soccer, but as a seventh-grader at Mineral

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Corey Linsley

State discus champ; runner-up in shot put Boardman senior Corey Linsley started his throwing

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