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1999 Gallagher-Smith dominates

She shot a record for the three-day tournament and won her first LPGA title. By PETE MOLLICA


Metal & amp; METTLE

A BattleBot competitor from Columbiana hopes to promote awareness of his son's disorder. By


CANFIELD -- A few years ago, Brian Palumbo thought it would be a great idea to open a coffee shop

CANFIELD -- A few years ago, Brian Palumbo thought it would be a great idea to open a coffee shop


2000 SCORES

PlayerParTotalMoney Dorothy Delasin-11205$150,000 Pat Hurst-1120593,093 Wendy Ward-920754,514


PH.D.

PH.D. Nuclear physics degree Jeffrey Patterson, a son of Jim and Joann Patterson of Canfield,


1990 SCORES

PlayerParScoreMoney x-Beth Daniel-965-69-73--20760,000 Patty Sheehan-970-68-69--20737,000


HEATHER TYGER STEPHEN BYCROFT

HEATHER TYGER STEPHEN BYCROFT NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Heather Tyger and Stephen Bycroft, both of 486 S.


Mr. and Mrs. Glavan are honored at family event for 50th jubilee

POLAND -- Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Glavan, 7150 Indian Trail, were honored June 23 on the occasion of


HEATHER HOUSTON DAVID LITTLER

HEATHER HOUSTON DAVID LITTLER YOUNGSTOWN -- The American Hungarian Reformed Church was the setting


INVESTMENTS There's money in the banks

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN Stocks of locally based banks are soaring this year. By DON SHILLING


IN THE CUP! Area holes-in-one

Cory Ketler, age 11, of West Middlesex, Pa., aced the 157-yard No. 15 hole at Deer Creek Golf Course


SCRAPPERS, NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE STATISTICS

SCRAPPERS STATISTICS (Through games Thursday) BATTING ABRHHRRBIAvg. Chris Small c20100.500


GIANT EAGLE LPGA CLASSIC 12th annual tourney set at Squaw Creek

Action kicks off Monday with several amateur events. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


By PETE MOLLICA

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF VIENNA -- For the past eight years, Squaw Creek Country


FOSTER FAMILIES Homeless pets

Promises for Pets, a nonprofit Lawrence County affiliate of Angels for Animals, has started a foster


1994 SCORES

Tammie Green ($82,500)67-69-70--206 C. Walker ($51,201)68-69-71--208 Kim Shipman ($33,211)69-69-


1995 McGann captures title after three-hole playoff

Runner-up Katie Peterson-Parker bogeyed the final hole and lost in the sudden-death playoff.


LORI MEDVEC ADAM GARON

LORI MEDVEC ADAM GARON HUBBARD -- Living at 419 E. University Ave., Ada, following a honeymoon to


Danielle Ammaccapane

Danielle Ammaccapane Dina Ammaccapane Natalie Aber Donna Andrews Lori Atsedes Beth Bader


PlayerParScoreMoney

PlayerParScoreMoney Jackie Gallagher-Smith-17199$150,000 Marnie McGuire-1420293,093 Karrie


HOLLY LUTZ STEVE ALBAUGH

HOLLY LUTZ STEVE ALBAUGH BOARDMAN -- St. James Meeting House in Boardman Township Park was the


MILITARY ACADEMY Graduates

Several area residents graduated from military academies and were commissioned officers in the


ANGELA GRAHOVAC KYLE NURMINEN

ANGELA GRAHOVAC KYLE NURMINEN YOUNGSTOWN -- Angela Annette Grahovac, daughter of Emil and Annette


ELKTON 2 escape from federal prison

The men were the first to escape after the minimum security unit was fenced in. ELKTON --


SOLHEIM CUP U.S.-Europe to do battle under past format

The 2002 event will be held in Edina, Minn. PHOENIX -- The 2002 Solheim Cup, and all future


EAST LIVERPOOL China captivates Malone graduate

The city man found some modern cities in China, but many areas in the world's most populous nation


Firefighters remove train cars from tunnel

Firefighters remove train cars from tunnel BALTIMORE -- Firefighters made progress Saturday


RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Former Titans play in pro ranks

Four men with ties to Westminster College are playing professional basketball this summer. Three


Events precede tournament

VIENNA -- The Giant Eagle LPGA Classic, which begins Monday at Squaw Creek Country Club, will have


CONNIE MACK TOURNAMENT Three local teams advance to regional

WW Heating benefited by the luck of the draw. STRUTHERS -- Roth Brothers, Fabulous Goldsteins and


CRIME SOLVER

CRIME SOLVER Mercer County Cattle theft is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers this week:


LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL Boardman duel will decide district championship

By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT BOARDMAN -- The Ohio Little League District 2 baseball


JAMES DULLEY Cutting Your Utility Bills Many modular-home designs take thinking outside the box

Q. I have always thought of modular houses as little plain boxes, until I recently saw a very


1994 Green survives 32-hole Sunday

Because of Saturday's rain, Tammie Green had to play 32 holes on Sunday, but managed to prevail for


Stocker-West engagement is made known

STRUTHERS -- Announcing plans for their forthcoming wedding are Kate Stocker, 519 Maplewood Ave.,


'BALSAMIC DREAMS' | A review Vinegar wit skewers the boomers

The humorist claims his peers were the first to 'sell out and insist they hadn't.' By ROB STOUT


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES TODAY St. Rose of Lima Church, 50 Struthers-Coitsville Road, Youngstown, 10 a.m. to


KEYSTONE CLIPS Funeral director gets in a last word

Lawrence County Commissioner Roger DeCarbo got the last laugh when a member of the audience at


Senate Bill 5, which attempts to revise municipal annexation law, has passed the Ohio House and

Senate Bill 5, which attempts to revise municipal annexation law, has passed the Ohio House and


KIMBERLY WALTER BRIAN LUTHER

KIMBERLY WALTER BRIAN LUTHER MIDDLEFIELD -- Kimberly Jo Walter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne


LOCAL

LOCAL Barnes & amp; Noble Event BOARDMAN -- On Friday at 7 p.m., local author Hollie


DAY BY DAY

DAY BY DAY Best bets for deals All days are not created equal when it comes to travel, according


LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

WARREN -- Superior Printing of Warren won several awards recently at the annual Premier Print Awards


MELISSA SKLEPKO PHIL KARAM

MELISSA SKLEPKO PHIL KARAM YOUNGSTOWN -- St. Columba Cathedral provided the setting for the July


GAME TIME Today

Who: Hudson Valley Renegades at Scrappers. When: 2:05. Radio: WBBW-AM 1240.


AGENDA

AGENDA MONDAY ISTEA Committee, 7:30 p.m., Poland Village Hall, 308 S. Main St., Poland.


Mass and dinner honor jubilee of the Gearharts

AUSTINTOWN -- A Mass at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and a family dinner July 14 at Anthony's on


X1 laptop offers speed and versatility

JIM ROSSMAN DALLAS MORNING NEWS WinBook's new X1 takes portable computing to extremes. At 4.7


MAKING IT HAPPEN Founding sponsors & amp; trustees

Cellular One (1993) True North Energy (1993) Trumbull County Convention and Visitors Bureau (1993)


Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Armstrong mark 70th anniversary at family dinner

MINERAL RIDGE -- Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Armstrong of 1483 Blunt St. were honored July 7 at a family


Catch the ESSENCE

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The autograph of former Mahoning


AREA GOLF RESULTS

MEN Argus (Dogwood) -- Low gross: Ross Lucarell 36, Dave Ross 37, Don Damicone, Dave Poorman, Gary


Gabriels observe 60th anniversary during cruise

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Mack Gabriel, 5165 Youngstown-Poland Road, returned home July 5 from a


Beebe jubilee is observed at three festivities

AUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Beebe, 5442 W. Webb Road, observed their 50th wedding anniversary


FAMILY ACTIVITIES Yes, you're there, with help of guidebook

'Cleveland Family Fun' points the way to spots that will please the kids. By LAURIE M. FISHER


THE PROCESS

THE PROCESS How annexation works There are several steps that must be followed before a property


1995 SCORES

PlayerParScoreMoney x-Michelle McGann-1165-70-70--205$82,500 Katie Peterson-1165-69-71--


CAFARO FIELD Scrappers prevail in 33-hit slugfest

Mahoning Valley made it two straight victories over Hudson Valley. By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR


Top cash winner of local tournament is Ohioan

Two-time champion Tammie Green's best finish at Squaw Creek was third in 1991. By PETE MOLLICA


GARDEN FORUM Trips planned

Call Eleanor Young, (330) 758-8273, Dorothy Haddox, (330) 799-1613, or the Garden Center, (330) 740-


HEATHER SCURTI JUSTIN DURKIN

HEATHER SCURTI JUSTIN DURKIN AUSTINTOWN -- The Rev. James Korda heard the exchange of vows


WITH THE VETS Veterans meetings

Meeting schedule for the week of July 22: TODAY Post 6488, VFW, 2065 Coitsville-Hubbard Road,


YOLANDA DOSSMAN ROBERT NEWBERY

YOLANDA DOSSMAN ROBERT NEWBERY STRUTHERS -- Married at 4 p.m. July 7 at Yellow Creek Park were


2001 SCHEDULE Days' highlights

MONDAY 8:00 a.m. -- The Vindicator Pro-Am. 9:00 a.m. -- TMH Foundation Golf Clinic Noon --


MERCER

MERCER Victorian Days Schedule of weekend events: FRIDAY Noon to 9 p.m.: Ice cream social.


Pros have to make shots

The Giant Eagle LPGA Classic comes to Squaw Creek Country Club this week and it might just be the


CONNIE MACK Area teams are ousted: 4 squads still contend

WW Heating won a tiebreaker to earn a regional berth. STRUTHERS -- JL Clevelanders, Cleveland


1996 McGann's final-round flurry sets event record

The Florida native shot a 7-under in her final round to become Avalon's first two-time LPGA


The 2000 Rookie of the Year is "bummed" that she won't get that chance on the course she won on.

The 2000 Rookie of the Year is "bummed" that she won't get that chance on the course she won on.


SWEET'S FIRST YEAR

SWEET'S FIRST YEAR At a glance Highlights of Dr. David Sweet's first year as Youngstown State


MGIANT EAGLE CLASSIC MONEY LEADERS

MGIANT EAGLE CLASSIC MONEY LEADERS (Combined earnings for 11 tournaments) PlayerNo. EventsTotal


1991 SCORES

PlayerParScoreMoney x-Deb Richard-970-69-68--207$75,000 Jane Geddes-969-70-68--20746,250


The tournament manager said he expects homeowners to open their yards for paid parking.

The tournament manager said he expects homeowners to open their yards for paid parking. By PETE


KARRIE WEBB Profile

Born: 12/21/74 Ayr, Queensland, Australia Residence: Boynton Beach, Fla. Rookie Year: 1996


Rosens honored at reception for 50th anniversary

STRUTHERS -- Mr. and Mrs. Carl D. Rosen of 140 Renee Drive were the guests of honor July 8 at a


ST. BRENDAN'S Saunders honored with golf benefit

He's been a coach at the school for the last 25 years. LAKE MILTON -- The first St. Brendan School


1997 Green beats Davies

Tammie Green's determined win in a marathon struggle marked her second area LPGA championship.


Knowledge of language not needed

White found out most Chinese are well acquainted with the United States. EAST LIVERPOOL -- Anyone


LISETTE LEBRON JAMES ALBERTI

LISETTE LEBRON JAMES ALBERTI YOUNGSTOWN -- Lisette Lebron, daughter of Jacinto and Juanita Lebron,


CASIE HOLZER DAVID JOYCE

CASIE HOLZER DAVID JOYCE POLAND -- A reception at The Embassy in Youngstown followed the June 30


1996 SCORES

PlayerParScoreMoney Michelle McGann-1671-64-65--200$90,000 Kim Saiki-1368-67-68--20355,855


SENATE

SENATE Bankruptcy reform The Senate passed an amendment by Sen. Paul Wellstone, D-Minn.,


New experiences: One way to encourage your family to try new things is to let your kids take the

New experiences: One way to encourage your family to try new things is to let your kids take the


CARISSA SAYERS GARY HICKENBOTTOM

CARISSA SAYERS GARY HICKENBOTTOM STALEY, N.C. -- Carissa Lynn Sayers and Gary Lee Hickenbottom


PlayerParTotalMoney

PlayerParTotalMoney x-Tammie Green-1364-71-68--203$90,000 Laura Davies-1367-66-70--20355,855


Andrea Fair and Steven Lazroff to wed Aug. 18 at Fellows Riverside Gardens

AUSTINTOWN -- Roger and Charolette Fair, 82 N. Navarre Ave., announce the engagement of their


YOUNGSTOWN YSU chief reflects on 1st year

Dr. David Sweet says it's unlikely the university will reach its enrollment target this fall. By


KELLY HANNON KEITH FIZET

KELLY HANNON KEITH FIZET YOUNGSTOWN -- The marriage of Kelly Hannon and Keith Fizet, both of


1992 SCORES

PlayerParScoreMoney x-Betsy King-771-67-71--209$75,000 Donna Andrews-770-69-70--20935,643 Beth


NILES City to remove soil for bridge

The contract for the $7.21 million project is expected to be awarded in March. By DENISE DICK


Soaring spirits fill the sky

Balloon Quest 2001 has taken flight at Scotland Meadows Park, off U.S. 224 in Union Township, Pa.


Kovaches mark 50th jubilee at dinner party

CAMPBELL -- A dinner celebration was held July 1 at the Holiday Inn in Boardman in honor of the 50th


Zalkas feted at dinner for golden jubilee

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Zalka of 734 Pasadena Ave. were honored July 21 at a Mass at Sts.


THE WORKPLACE Study: Job stress is widespread

White-collar burnout is now the focus of much research. RALEIGH NEWS & amp; OBSERVER Unlike


Latest drug ring bust reveals the extent of the problem

Opinion: When the 10 to 20 additional accused in two drug trafficking drug rings that have operated in


The Mafia got Valley into its current mess, why not let them get us out of it?

Opinion: The Mafia got Valley into its current mess, why not let them get us out of it? EDITOR: It is so


SATURDAY'S GAMES

SATURDAY'S GAMES American League Seattle 6, Minnesota 3 Cleveland 8, Detroit 4 Chicago White


2000 Rookie Delasin wins in playoff

An exciting playoff against Pat Hurst gave Delasin the victory. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR


CAFARO FIELD Scrappers hang on, win slugfest, 11-10

The Renegades threatened in the ninth inning. By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF NILES


LISA ROTUNNO CHRISTOPHER MODELSKI

LISA ROTUNNO CHRISTOPHER MODELSKI LOWELLVILLE -- Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church was the


GINA DIORIO PATRICK FECKO

GINA DIORIO PATRICK FECKO POLAND -- A honeymoon to the Bahamas followed the July 7 wedding of


Zlotnicks honored at brunch for 50th anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN -- Judge and Mrs. Julius A. Zlotnick of Youngstown were honored July 1 at a champagne


ANNIKA SORENSTAM Profile

Born: 10/9/70 Stockholm, Sweden Residence: Incline Village, Nev. Rookie Year: 1994 Career Victories:


University trustees praise style, initiatives of Sweet

A faculty leader says the pace of Sweet's first year was slow. By RON COLE VINDICATOR STAFF


KRISTIN LANTERMAN BRIAN PANIGALL

KRISTIN LANTERMAN BRIAN PANIGALL YOUNGSTOWN -- Kristin Lanterman, daughter of Thomas and Mary


BRIAN RICHESSON | Scrappers Message to fans: Don't panic

Neal Huntington doesn't lay awake at night wondering why the Mahoning Valley Scrappers have the


Communi-Tee Night set for Wednesday

VIENNA -- It definitely won't be all golf during the 2001 Giant Eagle LPGA Classic which begins


NOREEN WHITE TIMOTHY NEWELL

NOREEN WHITE TIMOTHY NEWELL STRUTHERS -- A honeymoon in Cancun, Mexico, followed the June 23


AIMEE CARTER ROBERT SMITH

AIMEE CARTER ROBERT SMITH YOUNGSTOWN -- Honeymooning in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, are Robert


The Vindicator/Rebecca Sloan

The Vindicator/Rebecca Sloan TRANSFORMED: Built in 1812, Volant's old mill is now a gift shop and


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Marlow Hanover (Case)2.602.202.10 Cmon Sloopy Hangon (D


WIC gives baby showers

WIC gives baby showers YOUNGSTOWN -- In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week and Breastfeeding


JULIE WEISS SCOTT ADAMS

JULIE WEISS SCOTT ADAMS MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. -- Living in Rochester Hills, Mich., are Scott D.


Former Spartan star in Giant Eagle field

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF VIENNA -- Kelly Cap was an all-state golfer at Boardman


Dinner party held to celebrate Sanchez jubilee

BOARDMAN -- A dinner party June 16 at Tippecanoe Country Club, Canfield, honored Mr. and Mrs. Marce


ROAD WORK Area construction

A schedule of area road construction projects: MAHONING COUNTY Lake Milton: Work continues on


Volant offers at-home setting

VOLANT, Pa. -- Nestled on the winding banks of Neshannock Creek, a way back in the rolling hills of


Seniors shape up

By VERONICA GORLEY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER Nick DiFabio, 67, is familiar with exercising. In


Welfare rights agency

Welfare rights agency WARREN -- The Warren-Trumbull Welfare Rights Organization and Ohio Client


Squaw Creek days had rain, playoffs

Despite rainy conditions, the tourney had dramatic finishes. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS


MAHONING VALLEY Agreement has ladies staying through 2004

VIENNA -- The Board of Mahoning Valley Sports Charities, Inc., the non-profit foundation that owns


POINT IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION: Shugar's Country Crafts is one of several gift shops lining Volant's

POINT IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION: Shugar's Country Crafts is one of several gift shops lining Volant's


Officer injured at fire

Officer injured at fire NILES -- Niles police said one officer was being taken to a hospital


INSIDE

INSIDE XToday in Section J, we preview the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic. The event returns to Squaw


Minchers renew vows for 50th at dinner party

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Mincher of Boardman were guests of honor during a dinner party


LAWRENCE COUNTY Program fosters a love for animals

Volunteers are needed to provide foster homes for homeless dogs and cats. By LAURE CIOFFI


West wins, stays alive for district finale

The Boardman West team celebrates three runners scoring in the second inning of Saturday's district


IF YOU GO Baseball Hall of Fame

Location/directions: Cooperstown is in central New York State, 70 miles west of Albany and 30 miles


MERCER Baptism gowns displayed

The preservationist said it takes about 30 minutes to preserve each christening gown. By VIRGINIA


Police find body of man

Police find body of man YOUNGSTOWN -- Police on patrol found a man's body in a wooded area off


OHIO Outlook of zoning upsets residents

Some Ohio cities want a referendum to stop the annexation reform bill awaiting the governor's


VETERANS

VETERANS Black soldiers honored At 10 a.m. Monday at Arlington National Cemetery, the Department


NORTHFIELD RESULTS

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Marlow Hanover (Case)2.602.202.10 Cmon Sloopy Hangon (D


CAREER PATHS

ADVERTISING AUSTINTOWN -- Marcus Thomas LLC, an advertising and public relations agency with


Facility officials question need for new Forum Health center

THE VINDICATOR/YOUNGSTOWN Austintown Ambulatory has been offering urgent-care services since 1986.


MUSEUMS Area attractions

Arms Family Museum of Local History -- 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, (330) 743-2589: "Heart & amp;


Blood pressure checks

Blood pressure checks BROOKFIELD -- Blood pressure screenings are available from 10 a.m. to noon


Browns facing rugged schedule

Earlier this week, Butch Davis, the new coach of the Cleveland Browns, talked about the start of


Exhibit areas will close

Exhibit areas will close WARREN -- Exhibit areas in Trumbull Art Gallery, 720 Mahoning Ave. N.W.,


Decked out IN SUN

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Vinyl is final -- wood's no good. This might well


AREA CALENDAR

JULY TODAY -- Second round of the 11th annual Doc Candella Memorial Stroke Play Tournament at


THE KOVELS | Antiques and collectibles Construction makes garden seats rare

Did you ever sit on an antique majolica garden seat? Were the breakable seats taken inside in the


YSU BASKETBALL Robic: Schedule is school's strongest

Kent State and Butler help make the Penguins' 2001-02 slate a challenging one. By PETE MOLLICA


COURTS

TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Phillip P. Acitelli, 58 of 353 Airport Road N.W., Warren, and


BEATITUDE HOUSE 10 years of battling the poverty cycle

By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Thirteen years ago, screenwriter Dennis