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TRAFICANT INDICTMENT What happens if he's convicted?

By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- The federal indictment of U.S. Rep.


WARREN SCHOOLS Alumni to be hall-of-famers

The hall of fame is seeking more nominations to locate successful graduates. By PAUL WHEATLEY


KO DRUGS BOXING Week 2 pairings

UNDERCLASS DIVISION (9th-10th graders) Bantamweights Brandon Lucas (Howland) vs. Adam Johnson


MOHAWK School directors

JOHN W. JUNKIN Age: 51. Home: 201 Midland Ave., Bessemer. Employment: Systems technician for


GARY MICHAEL PLUMMER, 35

SHARON, Pa. -- Services will be at noon Monday at John Flynn Funeral Home, Hermitage, for Gary


DEATH RECORD

DEATH RECORD JONES, Betty, 75, of 2533 Johnnycake Road S.E., Warren (Hall, Warren). RASCHILLA,


GIRARD Parents: Pupils' health is better

The long-term impact of their children's symptoms is still a worry for parents. By TIM YOVICH


DUDLEY D. TAYLOR, 59

SALEM -- Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Catholic Church for Dudley D. Taylor, 59,


Don't dismiss conservation

Opinion: It is not as if we expected that two old oil men like President George W. Bush and Vice President


Accredited camps in the area offer a wide variety of programs.

Accredited camps in the area offer a wide variety of programs. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF


COLUMBIANA Sewer work leaves a mess in its wake

Residents are fed up and want their quiet neighborhood to return to normal. By NANCY TULLIS


Wake-up calls (recorded) with music are delivered by Lit, No Authority and other rockers at the new

Wake-up calls (recorded) with music are delivered by Lit, No Authority and other rockers at the new


PEOPLE

PEOPLE Jim Tressel to speak BOARDMAN -- Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel will be


FISHING

FISHING Tournament results Results of the April 22 Ohio Valley Bass Anglers West Branch


PATRICIA C. SYAK | Symphony notes Masterworks Season to spotlight concerto

Music happens with you, not to you. The elements are simple: composer, performer, and listener.


BUILDING PERMITS Occupancy certificates

The Ohio Administrative Code requires commercial and public buildings, and apartment houses with


STRUTHERS Council president is sorry -- sort of

Council president and the mayor are both praying in their own way. By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR


CANDIDATES New Castle council

Three Republicans and five Democrats are vying for two open city council seats. Incumbents Robert


HOWARD G. BROWN, 67

NEW WATERFORD -- Services will be at 6 p.m. Monday at Warrick-Kummer Funeral Home in Columbiana for


HONOREES On the list

The deadline to file as an independent for the general election is Monday. LORDSTOWN -- Two


JULIE GIOPPO KEITH GLAROS

JULIE GIOPPO KEITH GLAROS CAMPBELL -- Since returning from a honeymoon in the Bahamas, Keith


Bell-Martin wedding is set for June 2

AUSTINTOWN -- The engagement of Cynthia Dawn Bell, 5603 Colgate Drive, and Joseph James Martin, 4238


CAREER PATHS

BANKING YOUNGSTOWN -- Home Savings and Loan Co. has named Darlene Pavlock executive director of


GARDEN TIPS

When is it safe to plant outdoors? UGrab a handful of your garden soil. If you can form it into


Nelles to be feted at reception for 50th jubilee

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. William Nelle, 940 Donmar Lane, will be honored May 27 at a dinner


Parent: Pupils' health is better

By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF GIRARD -- Parents say their children's health has


CAMPING TIPS

CAMPING TIPS The choices Here are some points to consider when selecting a camp: Philosophy:


BERNARD SPRAGNER SR., 75

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Mason Funeral Home for Bernard Spragner Sr., 75,


Mahons renew marriage vows on anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. John Mahon, 2727 Brunswick Road, renewed their marriage vows April 7 at


WARREN It's a top cop photo op, of sorts

The chief wants to honor the city's past police force. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


ADDIE MAY KING MORRIS, 90

BELOIT -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen Funeral Home, Salem, for


COURTS

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Divorces asked Michael Ritterspach, 259 S. Elm St., Columbiana, vs. Sharon


MARY JO NAGY | Pets Adopt a mutt, insured or not

May is a special month for animals. Don't forget about May Day for Mutts today. Angels for Animals


GOLF OUTING Swing for Life is a benefit

The fund-raiser is limited to 128 golfers. Various prizes will be awarded. HUBBARD -- The fourth


NORMA JEAN HODIL, 67 Performed with Grand Old Opry stars

MASURY -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the John Flynn Funeral Home, Hermitage, Pa., for


ANNIVERSARY ABWA chapter members to be honored at dinner

YOUNGSTOWN -- Several members of Youngstown Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's


Poster contest

Poster contest YOUNGSTOWN -- St. Elizabeth Health Center is sponsoring a children's poster contest


WEIMAR, Texas -- A postnuptial reception will be held May 19 at the Saxon Club Pavilion in

WEIMAR, Texas -- A postnuptial reception will be held May 19 at the Saxon Club Pavilion in


WHAT'S DOING?

HUNTER EDUCATION May 16, 6-9:30 p.m. and May 19, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Furfinfeather Sportsmens


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Russell and Shelli Davidson, 1311 Woodledge, Mineral Ridge, boy, May 1.


Mr. and Mrs. Sam Pompeo mark sapphire anniversary at dinner

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Mr. and Mrs. Sam Pompeo, 8 Padron Way, formerly of the Youngstown area,


EAST LIVERPOOL Treasurer

Two candidates are running for the Democratic nomination for city treasurer. A candidate interview


YOUNGSTOWN -- Trinity United Methodist Church was the setting at 4 p.m. May 5 for the wedding of

YOUNGSTOWN -- Trinity United Methodist Church was the setting at 4 p.m. May 5 for the wedding of


MILDRED EFFINGER, 93

YOUNGSTOWN -- There are no services or calling hours for Mildred Effinger, 93, who died late Friday


OPTIMIST TRACK Hoover, Heightscapturecrowns

Steve Vallos of Boardman won the discus while Christen Clemson of Maplewood win the shot put and


By REBECCA SLOAN

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Red, ripe tomatoes; crunchy cucumbers; sweet, juicy


Sisters prepare CD for national release

By LAURIE M. FISHER VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT YOUNGSTOWN -- "Lord, I come looking for a miracle.


ANTHONY D. ROZZI, 82

CAMPBELL -- Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home, Lowellville, and


Surprise dinner party held to honor Mancinis on golden anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN -- A surprise dinner party was held April 21 at Bruno's Restaurant and Catering in honor


ROBERT S. KIMMEL, 80

POLAND -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home for Robert S.


WELLSVILLE

WELLSVILLE COUNCIL (2 to elect) Democrat XJack Cataldo148 XDonald Brown*194 YMichael


RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Hennon, McCluskey styles gone

Except for shooting the ball through the hoop, most other aspects of the game of basketball have


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Sultan's Gold (Radke)8.003.802.40 Mike Regs Winner


ROY E. THORNTON, 88

BELOIT -- Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Stark Memorial Funeral Home, Salem, for Roy E.


Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the


What you should know about:

TOMATOES 1. A soil temperature of 70 to 75 degrees during the day and 60 to 65 degrees at night is


NESHANNOCK TOWNSHIP 10 vie for seats on school board

Several of the candidates said change is needed. By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT NEW


COLLEGE TRACK YSU to host Mid-Con Championships beginning Thursday

The Penguins last won the title in 1996. YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State University will play host


EASTER SEAL Women's Golf Classic planned

The event will conclude with an awards ceremony. VIENNA -- The 2001 Easter Seal Women's Golf


Stewart-Rahas nuptials set for July 14

CANFIELD -- Hugh and Kathy Stewart, 3721 Mercedes Place, are announcing plans for the forthcoming


EDWARD A. SMUKE, 75 Ran Quality Supermarket for 31 years

WARREN -- Services will be at 8 p.m. Monday at Robert H. Roberts-Clark Memorial Home for Edward A.


Lattros observe 50th anniversary during vacation

YOUNGSTOWN -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene J. Lattro, 4321 Euclid Blvd., was


IF YOU GO

IF YOU GO What: "Easy Street Goes Hollywood." When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. May


MILAN F. HOUK, 80

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at McVean & amp; Hughes Funeral Home for Milan


AGENDA

AGENDA MONDAY Vienna Township trustees, 7 p.m., Town Hall, Youngstown-Kingsville Road N.E.


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY First Presbyterian Church, 3654 state Route 46, Mineral Ridge, 2 to 7 p.m.


STANDINGS Mahoning Valley Trap League

LOWELLVILLE George Caleris. . . . . . . . . . .49 Vince Kamicker . . . . . . . . . 49 Flip Jendre .


SMARTER THAN BEFORE: Pupils in Marsha Walkama's third-grade class at Poland Union Elementary emerge

SMARTER THAN BEFORE: Pupils in Marsha Walkama's third-grade class at Poland Union Elementary emerge


JOHN LAWRENCE REPKO, 81

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services were April 21 in Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Calif., for John Lawrence


When you perform, you don't wait for approval; the artist knows first.

When you perform, you don't wait for approval; the artist knows first. Tony Bennett Singer


DELSIE HOPE, 77

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in New Bethel Baptist Church for Delsie Hope, 77,


SHARON SHANKS | The Cosmos Pioneer 10's '72 launch still carries significance

The year was 1972. Richard Nixon was re-elected president in a landslide, Alabama Gov. George


JACK WOLLITZ Bass contest set at Evans

People don't typically associate bass fishing with community service, but that's exactly the


JENNIE DECELLO, 89

LIBERTY -- Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Farrell, Pa., for


VETERANS

VETERANS Flag reminder Families and friends of deceased military veterans are reminded that flag


Glowackys mark golden jubilee at reception

NILES -- Mr. and Mrs. Walter Glowacky of 1981 Bianco Ave. were honored May 5 at a reception at the


The Grandmas win Good Times title

The Grandmas of Mary Waite, Lana Sheffield and Helen Cook ended up as Good Times champion at Bell-


More than name changed at Pine Lakes

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF HUBBARD -- When J.V. Ferrara purchased the Hubbard Golf


MAHONING COUNTY Projects lacking final OKs

The building inspections department has been playing catch-up since April 13. By STEPHEN SIFF


MARCY SICKLE DANIEL REEBEL

MARCY SICKLE DANIEL REEBEL AUSTINTOWN -- Marcy Ann Sickle, 6550 New Road, became the bride of


Columbiana foundation holds election of officers

COLUMBIANA -- Donald H. Reash was elected president of the Columbiana Community Foundation Inc.


EVELYN B. KISH, 86

AUSTINTOWN -- Private services will be Monday at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home for Evelyn B. Kish,


PREP SCORES, SUMMARIES & amp; SCHEDULE

BASEBALL SATURDAY'S SCORES Girard 4, Struthers 1 LINESCORE GIRARD 4, STRUTHERS 1 Girard0300001


JENNIFER MASLEN ANTHONY PERRETT

JENNIFER MASLEN ANTHONY PERRETT YOUNGSTOWN -- Married at 2 p.m. April 7 at Mahoning Valley


STRUTHERS Council, treasurer

Two candidates are running for the Democratic nomination for council president. (*) denotes


Mr. and Mrs. James Franklin to mark 70th wedding anniversary at home

YOUNGSTOWN -- James and Marie Franklin will observe their 70th wedding anniversary May 10 at a


MUSEUMS Area attractions

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


MELISSA VANHORN CHRISTOPHER LINDLEY

MELISSA VANHORN CHRISTOPHER LINDLEY AUSTINTOWN -- Tabernacle Evangelical Presbyterian Church was


WARREN HIGH SCHOOLS Hall of fame inductees

Ten graduates of Warren high schools were inducted into the hall of fame Saturday: Michael


There are three Democrats running for the office of mayor in the May 15 primary but only two of

There are three Democrats running for the office of mayor in the May 15 primary but only two of


RECALLS Rope lights, Disney costumes

ROPE LIGHTS What: About 270,000 on-off switches sold with Westek rope lights and 350,000 on-off


Friendly Trapper due at Book Nook

Friendly Trapper due at Book Nook Harold Bailey, the "Friendly Trapper," will appear at the Book


Council should hold off on arena site selection

Opinion: With Youngstown State University no longer a major player, the financial viability of the proposed


STAGE REVIEW A feud is 'Waiting in the Wings'

The long-standing rivalry comes to a head with interesting results. By GARRY L. CLARK VINDICATOR


HARD AT WORK: Kyle Young and Taylor Malaniak, both 9, work on the U.S. mapping lesson aboard the

HARD AT WORK: Kyle Young and Taylor Malaniak, both 9, work on the U.S. mapping lesson aboard the


'TIP O'NEILL' | A review Book on big man is sympathetic

O'Neill was an entertaining and powerful man. By ROB STOUT SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR &


YOUNGSTOWN Pupils create, produce an opera, discover new arias of expertise

By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- When a group of third- and fourth-graders


CANDIDATES Neshannock school board

Ten people, including two incumbents, are running for four spots on the Neshannock Township school


KEYSTONE CLIPS Summer programs will be highlighted

Shenango Valley residents are invited to meet representatives from area agencies May 17 during the


The humane thing to do

By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Cyndi Sankey is looking for a home.


POLAND Kids take a trip to learn about tourism

A mobile classroom introduces kids to cultures and career opportunities. By MARALINE KUBIK


WARREN Group to honor 16, celebrate heritage

Two people have filed to run in the May 8 primary for four available seats on village council.


Williams jubilee marked at Mass, family dinner

HUBBARD -- For the observance of their 50th wedding anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Williams, 246


Miss Hettick, Daniel Eshler to wed June 16

Deanna D. Hettick, daughter of Robert and Mary Dougherty, 9185 E. Pike, Norwich, and Daniel J.


THE SERIES Penguins vs. Sabres

April 26 Pittsburgh 3, Buffalo 0 April 28 Pittsburgh 3, Buffalo 1 April 30 Buffalo 4,


EAST LIVERPOOL City council

Six candidates are running for the Democratic nomination for three council seats. A Vindicator


Do-it-yourself

By GENE AUSTIN KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS Q. Some of our windows are covered with a sun-reflecting


MARGUERITE C. RAMSAY, 80

HUBBARD -- Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home for Marguerite C.


VFW council auxiliary seats officers

NEW SPRINGFIELD -- Mahoning County VFW Council Auxiliary held election and installation of officers


EAGER TO LEARN: Coulson passes out maps of the United States to Poland pupils as part of the

EAGER TO LEARN: Coulson passes out maps of the United States to Poland pupils as part of the


COLUMBIANA COUNTY

COLUMBIANA COUNTY WELLSVILLE COUNCIL (2 to elect) Democrat YJack Cataldo YDonald Brown*


JOHN KOVACH | Colleges Logan runs, jumps and throws to Thiel milestone

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Nakisha Logan can run fast and jump high, and she learns quickly. Those


NEW CASTLE 15 seek school board positions

Build a high school or renovate the old one? Debate seems to have spurred the large number of


BALLOTS Candidates and issues

Candidates, issues and questions on the Tuesday primary election ballots. (An * denotes an


TRUMBULL COUNTY

TRUMBULL COUNTY WARREN MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE (1/1/2002 term) Democrat YThomas P. Gysegem*


Family dinner party honors Nuzzie jubilee

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Nuzzie, 641 Angiline Drive, were honored April 14 during a family


DeOreos observe 60th anniversary at family dinner

WARREN -- Mr. and Mrs. Stephen DeOreo, 2437 Henn Hyde Road, observed their 60th wedding anniversary


Organist's CD features timeless classics

The hymns are soft, classical devotional music. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR RELIGION EDITOR


HOWLAND Tony Bennett's landscapes to be exhibited at Butler

The beloved singer has been painting nearly all his life. By LAURIE M. FISHER VINDICATOR


Candidates, issues and questions on the Tuesday primary election ballots. (An * denotes an

Candidates, issues and questions on the Tuesday primary election ballots. (An * denotes an


SHARON

SHARON Controller Two candidates are running for the Democratic nomination for the part-time


ROMAN H. PASSEWITZ, 88 Recognized for his Masonic service

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kinnick Funeral Home for Roman H. Passewitz,


NEW CASTLE COUNCIL RACE Taxes, reform top list of issues

The candidates have a mix of political and business experience. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW


PNC Park gets a thumbs up

It's probably an unfortunate circumstance of our profession, but because we have sometimes unlimited


LIMELIGHT

LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements FARRELL, Pa. -- Todd A. Scott of Farrell has completed


Warren residents deserve fire and police protection that added tax will afford

Opinion: Warren residents deserve fire and police protection that added tax will afford EDITOR: I would


YOUNGSTOWN

YOUNGSTOWN MAYOR Democrat XGeorge M. McKelvey *9.809 YDonald Conneley (WI)202 COUNCIL


SUBSCRIPTIONS Purchasing tickets

ON SALE NOW 2001-2002 Youngstown Symphony Orchestra Masterworks and Pops subscriptions. 2001-2002


JULIA MYERS, 86

MINERAL RIDGE -- Services were Saturday at Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles, for Julia Myers, 86,


HAZEL KRICHBAUM ALEXANDER SILBERMANN, 87 Was area florist more than 62 years

NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Thompson Funeral Home for Hazel Krichbaum


EDWARD J. CLEARY, 77

YOUNGSTOWN -- Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at McVean & amp; Hughes Funeral Home and at


WITH THE VETS Veterans meetings

Meeting schedule for the week of May 6: TODAY Post 3307, VFW, 1351 Albert St., Youngstown, 2


The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple MOBILE CLASSROOM: Jessica Stofko, 8, a third-grader at Poland Union


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Rockies (Neagle 2-1) at Pirates (Wengert 0-0). When: 1:35. Radio/TV: WKST-AM (1200), FOX


SCOTT SHALAWAY Survey reveals feelings about sparrows to bug zappers

About six weeks ago my fifth biennial reader survey appeared, and I've received and compiled 1,402


PHYLLIS E. NOLL, 56

CANFIELD -- Private services will be later for Phyllis E. Noll, 56, of New York City, formerly of


KATHRYN EARNHART | The Butlers Museum covers broad spectrum

The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown and the museum's branches in Howland and Salem


Help Hotline to mark 30 years

Help Hotline to mark 30 years YOUNGSTOWN -- Help Hotline Crisis Center will mark its 30th


ERNIE BROWN Mexican Society preserves culture

Saturday was Cinco de Mayo, one of several major holidays celebrated by Mexicans and Mexican-


Golf-course upgrade to bring profits, CEO says

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR BUSINESS EDITOR HOWLAND -- Avalon


JAMES DULLEY Cutting Your Utility Bills Geothermal heat pump can save in any home

Q. We have a gas furnace with central air-conditioning and my son has an all-electric house. He is


Head-on collision injures pregnant woman

Head-on collision injures pregnant woman BOARDMAN -- A pregnant woman was in serious condition


RICHARD A. SKELTON III, 59

NILES -- There are no services for Richard A. Skelton III, 59, of 67 Valencia Drive, who died of


DANIELLE BARTFAI JAMES GLASS

DANIELLE BARTFAI JAMES GLASS BROOKFIELD -- The Rev. Geoffrey Oswald officiated at 2 p.m. April 28


ETC.

ETC. Working in Pa. One alumna of Easy Street Productions who won't perform in "Easy Street Goes


STRUTHERS COUNCIL Barbs traded in race for post

The candidates in two council races accused one another of weak leadership. By DAVID SKOLNICK


FASHION Q & amp;A

Q. I have a beautiful, lightweight robe that I love to wear in the evenings, but the fabric is not


Hooray for Hollywood

By DEBORA SHAULIS ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR YOUNGSTOWN -- Admiration for young talent and


What happens if he's convicted?

By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- The federal indictment of U.S. Rep.


Projects lacking finalOKs

By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER AUSTINTOWN -- The Mahoning County Building Inspection