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INS REFORMS ARE OVERDUE

Opinion: INS REFORMS ARE OVERDUE Miami Herald: The idea of restructuring the Immigration and Naturalization


Bellisari is back

Bellisari is back Quarterback Steve Bellisari issued a public apology on Monday, hours after coach


COURTS

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Brian L. Morris, 18, of 144 E. Auburndale Ave., Youngstown,


Increased ridership is good news for WRTA

Opinion: New buses and a new attitude toward riding those buses may have a lot to do with increasing


Meetings canceled

Meetings canceled YOUNGSTOWN -- City council has canceled its scheduled meetings for Wednesday and


YOUNGSTOWN Police padlock doors at Market Street bar

The state suspended Smokey Joe's liquor license. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


$2M loan is finalized for McCrory's renovation

YOUNGSTOWN -- The city's board of control has finalized a $2 million, no-interest loan for up to 18


Kennel club asks Youngstown to carefully consider dog law

YOUNGSTOWN -- The American Kennel Club is asking city council to look carefully at legislation


Dog bites policewoman

Dog bites policewoman AUSTINTOWN -- A dog bit a township police officer who was checking for


SHARON, PA. Bridge error not crucial, engineering report says

Misalignment gives the road a slight S curve. MERCER, Pa. -- An engineering report from the


SHARON, PA. School board votes against retaining superintendent

Richard Rossi said he had anticipated a much closer vote on his contract. By HAROLD GWIN


S. Range gets tech program

NORTH LIMA -- Students at South Range High School will be benefiting from a $200,000 state grant


CURBSTONE COACHES Bellisari debate erupts; coaches pitch in

Tony Napolet and Jeff Bayuk say their main job is to build men of character and integrity out of


Abortion case goes full circle

One judge said he would have granted the request without further delay. By BOB JACKSON


SALEM School officials suspend boys in beating of two freshmen

The school district may build a bus garage where its fleet would be maintained. By NORMAN LEIGH


TRUMBULL COUNTY CSEA workers narrowly OK pact

Commissioners will seek to persuade all county workers to pay a portion of their health insurance


School roofing contract

School roofing contract AUSTINTOWN -- Roth Bros. Inc. of Austintown has received a $126,389


CAMPBELL School board member resigns

The board will have four new members by January. By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Warren Family Mission seeks aid

Donations have been cut by a fourth since Sept. 11. WARREN -- Warren Family Mission is asking for


YOUNGSTOWN High school students go to capital

Their first stop in the nation's capital will be at Howard University. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN


CASSANDRA LOPEZ JOSEPH MAIORANA

CASSANDRA LOPEZ JOSEPH MAIORANA CAMPBELL -- A reception was held at Stambaugh Auditorium to honor


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Becdir Construction -- of the Class B League seeks quality players ages 14-17 to play in


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.71 2.84 Banc One,.84,36.7036.81 Clear Channel, 48.29


Tools are stolen from Sears store

AUSTINTOWN -- Thirteen tool sets worth a total of $3,900 were stolen Monday from the Sears Hardware


TRUMBULL COUNTY State funds will help buy land for waterfowl area

By JEFF ORTEGA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT COLUMBUS -- Without comment, the State Controlling Board


POLAND Walking path takes new turn

Council must still approve the changes. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER POLAND


COUNCILS

COUNCILS HUBBARD On Monday, city council: Approved extending water, sewer and electric service


Woman roasts police for shooting turkey on street

A woman said she saw police shoot the gobbler three times. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


COLLEEN MURPHY JERRY ROSS

COLLEEN MURPHY JERRY ROSS BOARDMAN -- A reception was held Oct. 20 at St. Mary Assumption Social


Council OKs transfer of liquor license

SHARON, Pa. -- City council has approved the transfer of a liquor license from Farrell to Sharon,


SHARON, PA. Police chief will retire

The chief said no one asked him to step down. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU SHARON,


COLLEGES KSU gets funds for research

A total of $273,529 was released to state universities. By JEFF ORTEGA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


Youngstown schools set to be rebuilt

It's cheaper to build a new school than to renovate East Middle School, the state says. By PETER


NILES FBI talks to official about bar brawl

Two reports filed with Niles police offer conflicting stories of what happened. By DENISE DICK


OHIO Poll: Most approve of Taft's performance

The poll also gives high marks to Ohio's two U.S. senators and the state Legislature. By DAVID


Landlord reports property damage

Landlord reports property damage SALEM -- A man told police that someone broke into a residential


CITY COUNCIL

CITY COUNCIL HUBBARD On Monday, city council: Approved extending water, sewer and electric


CANFIELD Mill Creek MetroParks employees to get raises

The park superintendent will make $93,340 beginning Jan. 14. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR


INSIDE/A4

INSIDE/A4 UBy a 6-1 vote, the Youngstown Board of Education approved a plan to demolish two


GETTING IT RIGHT

Bob Bakalik of Youngstown is past president of the Mahoning Valley Korean War Veterans Association


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Joseph and Leslie Bacak, 3699 St. Mary's Drive, Mineral Ridge, girl, Nov. 19.


AUSTINTOWN Judge sets $100,000 bond for 3 N.Y. drug suspects

One suspect, from the Dominican Republic, said he has been in America for just longer than a month.


St. Christine's member supports parish priest

Opinion: St. Christine's member supports parish priest EDITOR: I am writing in the wake of the


At prayer breakfast, a lesson from Mister Rogers

The speaker, a longtime associate of Fred Rogers', gave the three R's for building one neighborhood.


AGENDA

AGENDA WEDNESDAY The executive committee of the Workforce Policy Board of Mahoning and


REUNIONS

Chaney High School Classes of 1941 will hold a Dutch treat Christmas party reunion at 1 p.m. Dec. 6


House fire investigation

House fire investigation WARREN -- Firefighters are investigating the cause of a blaze that caused


Browns eye playoffs

Browns eye playoffs Of recent overtime losses to the Bears and Steelers, Browns H-back Mike


SURPLUS FLOOD

SURPLUS FLOOD Mount Moriah Fire Baptized Holiness Church, 84 Bright Ave., Campbell, 5:30-6:30


Mediation needed to break impasse on school funding

Opinion: The Ohio Supreme Court has given Republican Gov. Bob Taft and the Republican-dominated General


AUSTINTOWN Added ballots fail to tip vote on bond issue

A recount next week is the last chance for the school bond issue. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR


MERCER COUNTY Development agency seeks ways to attract young people

Pennsylvania will help fund projects designed to stop the brain drain. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

FRIDAY National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon, 2759 Lipkey Road, North Jackson, will be serving a


REGION Hometown Pharmacy opens at Sparkle's

REGION Hometown Pharmacy opens at Sparkle's YOUNGSTOWN -- The Hometown Pharmacy, a full-service


District delays projects over funding

The district is in line for about $100 million. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


TURKEY TIME Top 10 tips

Buying fresh turkeys too early. "If they buy fresh, they usually buy much too early -- more than two


National tests show poor grasp of science

National tests show poor grasp of science WASHINGTON -- Only one in five high school seniors has


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY If something can go wrong ... will it always?

I rose at 6:40 a.m. Thursday to make my kids' lunches. I only make them two days a week -- a bow to


SHARON, PA. 2002 budget prompts fight

Council did pass a sewer fund budget that will raise rates for some residential, commercial and


Franken to run against Lisotto

The challenger said Judge Lisotto has done a bad job and should be replaced. By BOB JACKSON


YSU

YSU Two commit to Penguins hoops YOUNGSTOWN -- John Robic, the Youngstown State men's basketball