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YOUNGSTOWN STATE FOOTBALL 'Special' players direct seniors into home finale

Greg Giannios, Steve Valley and Andre Coleman have played important roles on special teams. By


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

FRIDAY Holy Trinity Church, 250 Bridge St., Struthers, will be taking orders for potato, cabbage


WARREN City council to vote on contract

Neither group is being offered pension pickup. WARREN -- City council will decide whether


POLICE BLOTTER

POLICE BLOTTER Canfield, Austintown Summary of police activity: CANFIELD CITY Nov. 10


AUSTINTOWN General Electric begins to cut positions at plant

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER AUSTINTOWN -- Fifteen employees will work their


MEETING ROUNDUP Township trustees

A recap of business handled Tuesday night. BOARDMAN UApproved the purchase of two copy machines


YOUNGSTOWN CIC plan offers new site to CSB

The new building would be centrally located across the street from the bus transportation hub. By


MAHONING TOWNSHIP, PA. Adult-business ordinance gets approval by officials

The township doesn't have any adult businesses right now. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR


MERCER COUNTY 3 communities will vote on police contract

The commission also agreed to provide security on public transportation buses in Farrell and


HANOVER TOWNSHIP Project will make intersection safer

By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU HANOVERTON -- Ohio and Columbiana County officials are


LEADERS YSU in NCAA rankings

TEAM STATISTICS (National leader in parentheses) Rushing Offense: YSU 6th, 260.78 (Georgia


LEETONIA Public park plagued by vandalism

Vandalism investigations have been ongoing, the chief said. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM


The Thursday meeting of the Weathersfield Township Board of Zoning Appeals has been canceled.

The Thursday meeting of the Weathersfield Township Board of Zoning Appeals has been canceled.


THANKSGIVING Dinner is served

A list of organizations and agencies that will have free dinners on and around Thanksgiving, as


Federal government grants $2.5M for 3 Valley projects

WASHINGTON -- A project in Columbiana County and two in Trumbull County received $2,485,000 in


U.N. must take lead to restore political order in Kabul

Opinion: It wasn't exactly a scene out of a World War II movie, where French villagers poured into the


NEW CASTLE Six teachers expected to resign

School board members are expected to put a one-year moratorium on all student trips outside the


Trustees approve zoning change

NORTH JACKSON -- Jackson Township trustees approved a zoning change to allow construction of a new


Pupils show gratitude for safety workers

BOARDMAN -- A regular board of trustees meeting here Tuesday turned into a tribute to the men and


YOUNGSTOWN Phar-Mor tries to woo shoppers with ads

The drugstore chain is increasing its advertising to try to draw shoppers back. By DON SHILLING


Arrested after car fire

Arrested after car fire WARREN -- After a fight with his sister and brother, a 29-year-old


MAHONING, SHENANGO VALLEYS Group honors top fund-raiser, volunteers

Philanthropy and volunteerism are unique to America, said YSU's president. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Angel L. Rivera, 41, of 1023 Oak St., Youngstown, and Miriam


POLAND Bulldogs pull out big wins like '99

Mentor Lake Catholic is Poland's biggest challenge yet. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW Friday night playoff football

POLAND vs. MENTOR LAKE CATHOLIC What: Division III, Region 9 final. When: 7:30. Where:


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Timothy and Lissa Knisely, 462 Hickory Hollow, Canfield, girl, Nov. 13. David and


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.30 2.59 Banc One,.84,35.9936.05 Clear Channel, 46.30


COLUMBIANA CO. 4 to face child-rape charges

The three victims were pre-teen girls. LISBON -- A Columbiana County grand jury recently handed


City council to vote on backing redistricting

City council to vote on backing redistricting WARREN -- City council will vote tonight on a


LAWRENCE COUNTY DA will probe gripes on ads

The district attorney will be asked to investigate for any election code violations. By LAURE


LIBERTY Trailer park owner faces deadline to fix electric service

One resident was shocked and called the fire department. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


WARREN Packard honors plants for perfection

Packard wants all of its plants to have perfect quality next summer when new vehicles are launched.


REGION

REGION Trade school to head up truck-driving program NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The New Castle School of


Use Smoke-Out as reason to quit smoking now

Opinion: Use Smoke-Out as reason to quit smoking now EDITOR: I am always surprised to see how many people


VEHICLE SALES

VEHICLE SALES Mahoning Valley Car dealers in the Mahoning Valley had an excellent month in


YOUNGSTOWN CIC proposal offers new downtown site to CSB

The new building would be centrally located across the street from the bus transportation hub. By


Parents announce Fike and Petty engagement

NORTH JACKSON -- Melissa Marie Fike, 54 S. Salem-Warren Road, and Kevin Dale Petty, 2244 N. Sharon-


Strollo trying to fill '02 schedule

The 2001 Youngstown State University football season is winding down with just two regular season


NEW CASTLE Election-ad gripes go to Lawrence DA

The district attorney will be asked to investigate for any election code violations. By LAURE


WARREN City seeks tax waiver for property

The city is waiting for the EPA to say no further remediation is needed. WARREN -- The city plans


GAIL WHITE Transplant recipients share fabric of life

When Don DiVito of Boardman was 34, he found himself feeling tired and run down. It was like he had


MAHONING VALLEY United Way drive to run extra weeks

The Mahoning Valley Better Business Bureau contributed $20,000 to the United Way campaigns. By


WARREN Recycling employees indicted on criminal damaging charges

The wood that was being brought to the company was coming from a cabinet maker in Geauga County, a


Evanick-Nolfi engagement is made known

David Evanick of Homer City, Pa., and Paulette Berquist of Hillsville, Pa., are announcing the


Toning it down

Toning it down Bill Cowher offered apologies to the Cleveland Browns.


QUALITY

QUALITY Top 3 plants These Delphi Packard Electric Systems plants didn't ship any defective


Bill to help save abandoned babies

WASHINGTON -- An initiative to support local programs that help prevent deaths of abandoned babies


AGENDA

AGENDA THURSDAY Jackson-Milton Board of Education, 6:30 p.m., elementary building library.


HAPPY 112TH BIRTHDAY! Charlotte Benkner

Born: Nov. 16, 1889 Residence: Formerly of Tucson, Ariz., now lives at Glenellen Senior Suites and


NEO INLAND ALL-DISTRICT FOOTBALL 5 players, 2 coaches are top picks

Maurice Clarett, Anthony Smith, Josh Cayson, Doug Datish and Jason King were chosen as players of


Liberal coalition plans fight over welfare law

Liberal coalition plans fight over welfare law WASHINGTON -- A coalition of liberals is vowing to


LEETONIA Vandalism plagues facilities at Cherry Valley public park

Vandalism investigations have been ongoing, the chief said. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM


Bajerski, Bero, Mitolo give QB Clayton room to operate

The Bulldogs are not a one-man show. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF POLAND -- With


Slain man found by city work crew

YOUNGSTOWN -- A city police report does not identify by name, age or address a homicide victim found


Forest Whitaker in talks for 'Fat Albert'

Forest Whitaker in talks for 'Fat Albert' Forest Whitaker is in talks to direct "Fat Albert," a


MAHONING COUNTY Study on lawyers' fees is in limbo

The woman who did the study is off sick and could remain off until March. By BOB JACKSON


COLUMBUS Revoke Ohio EPA's power to enforce federal laws, environmentalists urge

An Ohio EPA spokeswoman says some but not all of the complaints have merit. By JEFF ORTEGA


DECISION TIME Boardman's Russo picks YSU for college career

Her coach says she draws more fouls than any player in Ohio and makes opponents pay with her


CRAIG BEACH Pay ordinance leaves $2,510 in general fund

The mayor had to discipline an employee for violating a village ordinance. By TELA DURBIN


WEATHERSFIELD Cemetery chapel to be renovated

Trustees hired a new police officer and set new guidelines for the cemetery maintenance. By MARY


Prison a good place for perpetually drunken driver

Opinion: Curtis Sears of Dayton, now awaiting trial for what could be his 19th drunken driving conviction,


Plea in rape charges

Plea in rape charges YOUNGSTOWN -- Chaz D. Bunch, 17, of Willis Avenue, pleaded innocent Tuesday