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O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever.

O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever. Psalm 118:1

Without the burqa, Afghan women can breathe fresh air

Opinion: Of all those oppressed by Afghanistan's now rapidly retreating Taliban, none was kept under the

hHope is topic

hHope is topic CANFIELD -- Dave Dravecky, formerly of Boardman, and his wife, Jan, will speak

WEST FARMINGTON Police arrest teen on arson charges

Officials said the fires were set July 21. All the fires were set in a two-block area, officials

DAWUD W. ABDULLAH At Ramadan we reflect on teachings of love

The first Ramadan after Sept. 11 will definitely be a time for deep reflection. I enter the month

YOUNGSTOWN Temporary closings planned at LTV plant

Recent changes in LTV's contract with the Steelworkers union allow temporary plant shutdowns. By

AREA COLLEGES Friday's men's and women's games

MEN Texas Lutheran 82, Thiel 81 COLUMBUS -- Zeke Rodriguez hit two free throws with 15 seconds

Ursuline High student to attend conference

Ursuline High student to attend conference YOUNGSTOWN -- Rochelle Hurt, a Ursuline High School

YSU BASKETBALL Robic signs four-year extension

The third-year coach directed the Penguins to a 19-11 record last year. YOUNGSTOWN -- John Robic,

CAMPUS NOTES Achievements

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE Shannon L. Simmons, of East Palestine, and Anna E. Morris, of Hubbard, were


MARIA CARBONE HOWARD FRANK YOUNGSTOWN -- Monsignor Michael Cariglio presided at a 1 p.m. ceremony

DR. SIDNEY A. RIBEAU Our nation's future lies in teachers' hands

Every day America's public schools touch the lives of more than one-half of the nation's population.


REGION Gas prices in NE Ohio average $1.14 per gallon YOUNGSTOWN -- Gasoline prices edged up in

Bishop urges donations for Rescue Mission

Bishop urges donations for Rescue Mission YOUNGSTOWN -- Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of the Catholic

COLLEGE FOOTBALL YSU needs win for berth

The Penguins have to win their final two games to stay in contention for the postseason. By PETE

Vikes claim Stringer had supplements

Vikes claim Stringer had supplements All-Pro tackle Korey Stringer had a locker full of

Former co-anchors reunite for awards

Former co-anchors reunite for awards Connie Chung and Dan Rather, who were paired in an ill-fated


INSIDE UThe Taliban leadership was reported Friday night to have agreed to turn over the key city

HERMITAGE Millage to drop, but taxes remain the same

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- The real estate millage in the city will drop from 15 to 5 next year, but

SALEM Saturday events remain informal

A new service and fellowship program are aimed at people seeking something new. By NANCY TULLIS


MEGAN MACKOS JEREMY MOORE AUSTINTOWN -- Married at 2 p.m. Oct. 20 at Immaculate Heart of Mary


BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Line Drive Baseball/Softball Academy -- will offer hitting, pitching and

NILES SCHOOLS District stays out of watch category

A state education department spokesman said reports won't be final until March. By DENISE DICK

CLASS AA PLAYOFFS Sharon defense stifles Karns City

The Tigers built a 13-0 first half lead to hold off the Gremlins, 20-13. By PETE MOLLICA

YOUNGSTOWN Mistake leads to confusion

Callers were concerned that the mix-up might have implicated another priest, who is not involved.

Man is jailed in beating of woman

SHARON, Pa. -- Antonio D. White, 21, of George Street was in Mercer County Jail on $100,000 bond

Funds for sewer system

Funds for sewer system VIENNA -- U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. of Poland, D-17th, announced


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Rudolph Johnson Jr., 52, of 56 E. Warren Ave., Youngstown, and


NORTHFIELD RESULTS FRIDAY 1st--Go Go Tiger(Case)3.602.802.60 Dustaurus(R Tharps)3.403.00

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Report on 911 system expected in few weeks

Voters could be asked next fall to approve a telephone bill surcharge to pay for the service. By

BOARDMAN Program aims to prevent domestic violence

The program is to get a plan together to prevent family violence in Trumbull, Mahoning and


ANGELA PETTENATI FRANK RESTAINO GIRARD -- The Rev. Martin Susko officiated at 2 p.m. Oct. 6 at St.

Two perfect summer months

Opinion: All perfect isn't equal. How can that be, you ask? Perfect is perfect. Let's let writer and

Pupils size up food science by doing some testing

Lisa Primerano of the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh shows pupils the size of the world's

YSU extends Robic's contract

YSU extends Robic's contract John Robic, the third-year Youngstown State University men's

UNION TOWNSHIP Workers receive raises in contract

The supervisors will take up the issue of what time they should meet in January. By MARY

BCI to investigate roles of detectives in Niles bar brawl

State agents are expected to talk to the sheriff Monday, officials said. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

YOUNGSTOWN U.S. companies to provide screeners for airports

YOUNGSTOWN -- The airline security bill passed Friday in Congress includes language sponsored by

Goldberg's home, cars to be sold

The ex-lawyer's wife still lives in the house, but she has agreed to move out by Dec. 1. By BOB

Bracelets cheered rescuers

The idea was generated by the mothers of two fifth-graders. By MARY SMITH VINDICATOR

Poland's rally magic vanishes

The Bulldogs, who had rallied for two straight playoff wins, were unable to come back against Lake

Horsing around in college

Horsing around in college California has the most colleges where you can study horses, i.e.

LAWRENCE COUNTY Humane shelter receives funds for spaying, neutering

Lawrence County residents on cash assistance from the state are eligible for the program. By LAURE

Muslim envoys plan to pray at White House

COMBINED DISPATCHES WASHINGTON -- On Monday, President Bush will greet 50 ambassadors from Muslim

Teen seeks abortion without parents' approval

The 16-year-old high school student plans to attend college. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR




Forum Health Northside Joseph and Linda Perrotta, 27 E. Liberty St., Girard, boy, Nov. 16. Laria


CHRISTMAS Church services The Vindicator will run a listing of area services that are open to

Most shopping malls around the country will officially open the holiday shopping season this weekend

Most shopping malls around the country will officially open the holiday shopping season this weekend

Poland's comeback run ends

The Bulldogs, who had rallied for two straight playoff wins, were unable to come back a third time

Beaver Township trustees will meet in an executive session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss pending

Beaver Township trustees will meet in an executive session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss pending

Woman celebrates turning 112 years old

Charlotte Benkner has many memories, but the best are of the love she received from her parents.

Messiah performance

Messiah performance NEW CASTLE -- The New Castle Music Club will present its 61st annual


Who: Oklahoma at Texas Tech. When: 3:30 p.m.

HIRAM COLLEGE Biomed major to address ethics

Students study medical issues from different perspectives and develop solutions drawing on a range

REV. DANIEL ROHAN At Thanksgiving, we think of blessings

Thanksgiving is the consummate American holiday. Other nations may have celebrations related to the

POLITICS Candidate is clear on his stance

The attorney general candidate says he is going to work hard to win over the voters of Northeast

South Range subdued by big plays, Franklin

Tony Franklin rushed for 306 yards and three touchdowns, spearheading Bedford St. Peter Chanel to a


AUXILIARIES XSouthington American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at the legion


AREA Schedules needed YOUNGSTOWN -- The Vindicator sports department needs winter schedules