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INFORMATION

INFORMATION If you go The Pittsburgh Convention & amp; Visitors Bureau can be reached by


Top-ranked Pius X tops Kennedy Catholic

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Eric Rath scored on touchdown runs of 64 and 9 yards to lead Pius X,


MASONIC GROUPS

TODAY XSunrise Chapter 458, OES, will hold a reception at 3 p.m. at the Girard Masonic Temple for


Halloween crafts put people into the spirit

It may seem early to be talking about Halloween, but not if you're a crafter. Craft expert Carol


Shabellas are honored at dinner party held to mark their 50th anniversary

CAMPBELL -- Mr. and Mrs. Walter Shabella, 134 Piccadilly St., were honored Sept. 29 as they


LIQUOR CONTROL

LIQUOR CONTROL Permits The Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these liquor permit


AUSTINTOWN Shows will go on at multiplex

Cleveland Cinemas revives Austintown Cinema, the last of the independents. By JOHN PATRICK GATTA


Celebration aims to raise awareness of the Mahoning

Many people signed up for the free canoe rides and 18-mile bike tour. WARREN -- The east bank of


COLLEGE SCORES AND SUMMARIES

OHIO Big Ten Ohio St. 27, Indiana 14 Gateway Conference N. Iowa 30, Youngstown St. 11 Mid-


Having a 'BLAST!'

'Blast!' promotes the American musical tradition, a local cast member says. By DEBORA SHAULIS


Floors need careful upkeep

Hardwood can last a lifetime with the right finish. By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


HEATHER HALUSKA CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS

HEATHER HALUSKA CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS STRUTHERS -- Christopher Reynolds and his bride, the former


BETH BROCKER JAMES GUILKEY

BETH BROCKER JAMES GUILKEY CANFIELD -- Beth Ann Brocker, a daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Robert J.


CHILD CARE Tips for parents

STATE REGULATIONS The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services has set the following


PREP CROSS COUNTRY Davies and Albani keep on winning

The duo also finished first at last week's Suburban League Championships. VINDICATOR STAFF


PREP VOLLEYBALL Boardman outlasts Canton McK

CANTON -- Mara Capraroulo had 13 kills, six blocks and seven digs Saturday as the Boardman High


Better late than never in heeding commission's report

Opinion: It has only taken three years, but at last, the recommendations of the President's Commission on


City can have its cake and icing, too

Opinion: On Tuesday, ground will be broken in the city of Massillon for a $20 million multi-purpose sports,


ALEXIA SARANTOPOULOS TASOS KARAKOSTAS

ALEXIA SARANTOPOULOS TASOS KARAKOSTAS BOARDMAN -- St. John's Greek Orthodox Church was the


SALEM Reopened railway sees first train

More repairs and renovations to the tracks are planned. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU


BY THE NUMBERS UNI 30, YSU 11

YSU0308--11 Northern Iowa100137--30 First quarter UNI--Hoambrecker 37 FG, 8:47 UNI--Mays 20


Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Terlesky mark their 70th wedding anniversary

STRUTHERS -- Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Terlesky of West Harvey Street celebrated their 70th wedding


HORSE RACING Western Pride captures 67th Ohio Derby

The horse was a wire-to-wire winner, edging second-place Woodmoone. By JOHN BUTERA VINDICATOR


ATTACK ON AMERICA

ATTACK ON AMERICA Raps OHSAA decision to play sports Sept. 14 Fanfare: It was absolutely


ROLL CALL

HOUSE VOTES Military construction The House on Sept. 21 approved a bill sponsored by Rep. David


MELISSA WILLSON FRANK CECCARELLI JR.

MELISSA WILLSON FRANK CECCARELLI JR. NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- Grand Island at Niagara Falls was the


Columbiana Rose Society holds show

COLUMBIANA -- The Columbiana Rose Society held its 41st rose show Sept. 8 at Sky Bank. Richard


ADOPTION COSTS

ADOPTION COSTS Various agencies DOMESTIC PUBLIC AGENCIES Cost: $0 to $2,500. Includes:


Williamses will mark anniversary during vacation

BESSEMER, Pa. -- Mr. and Mrs. George Williams of 540 S. Main St., will celebrate their 50th wedding


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Olypus (Spieth)12.006.204.00 Hope for Soul


IF YOU GO

IF YOU GO What: "Blast" When: 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 6:30


SYD KRONISH | STAMPS New stamps to honor Hanukkah, Kwanzaa

USPS to reissue 2 holiday stamps The United States Postal Service will reissue two holiday stamps


WARREN Officials: Valley is prepared to respond to mass disasters

Plans for emergency management were made well before the attacks Sept. 11. By STEPHEN SIFF


DANEEN DONATELLI MARTIN HOLMES JR.

DANEEN DONATELLI MARTIN HOLMES JR. LOWELLVILLE -- Daneen M. Donatelli and Martin J. Holmes Jr.,


Peace Race proceeds

Peace Race proceeds YOUNGSTOWN -- Proceeds from this year's Peace Race set for Oct. 7 will benefit


AMY COOKE JAMES WHIRRETT

AMY COOKE JAMES WHIRRETT YOUNGSTOWN -- The marriage of Amy Cooke and James Whirrett, both of


BOARDMAN WORKSHOP ON ADA Blind worker will be cited as a success

Planners hope the seminar will give employers ideas for hiring disabled people. By CYNTHIA


YOUNGSTOWN Paper offers reward in thefts

More than 50 machines have been stolen in recent months. By JOHN GOODWIN and IAN HILL


LOCAL AGENCIES

LOCAL AGENCIES Phone numbers PRIVATE The Adoption Center Inc., North Jackson: (330) 547-8225.


GIRARD Engineers update dam's crisis plan

The Lower Girard Lake Dam is not in imminent danger of failing, an engineer said. By TIM YOVICH


Activists plan a lobbying trip for tax reform

SHARON, Pa. -- The Shenango Valley Initiative is looking for people who want to make a trip to


Events offer lessons in history

This fall, Valley residents can rediscover the history of Northeast Ohio. Ashtabula County will


S. Side man found dead in home after being shot

YOUNGSTOWN -- Police found a 22-year-old Youngstown man in a pool of blood just inside his front


The Todds to be guests of honor at celebration

ROGERS -- Mr. and Mrs. John Todd, 10588 Sprucevale Road, will be guests of honor during an open


Liberty couple looked to China for their child

Americans turned to foreign adoptions after a decrease in the number of healthy infants available


Family honors the Maceks on 50th anniversary

BESSEMER, Pa. -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Macek, 22 S. Main St., was


NUTRITION PROGRAMS In the area

MAHONING COUNTY DACAS HotMeals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 12 locations in Mahoning


PREP FOOTBALL SCORES & amp; SUMMARIES

SCORES Chaney 8, Poland 3 Ursuline 39, Mooney 6 Mercyhurst 54, Campbell Memorial 6 Lutheran


Hegedusich nuptial vows are renewed

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. William Hegedusich, 3323 Kirk Road, were honored at a family dinner party


SHEREE LEWIS BRIAN MILLER

SHEREE LEWIS BRIAN MILLER CANFIELD -- Sheree Lynn Lewis and Brian Christopher Miller, both of


TOP 25 Grossman's TDs spark Florida

Rex Grossman became the first Gator quarterback to surpass the 300-yard mark in four straight games.


KRISTA NARDELLA MATT WHITE

KRISTA NARDELLA MATT WHITE STRUTHERS -- St. Nicholas Church was the setting at 2 p.m. Sept. 8 as


Kinko's will allow posting of photos

YOUNGSTOWN -- Kinko's, in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, has established Put a


GRETCHEN GOINS DANIEL SFERRA

GRETCHEN GOINS DANIEL SFERRA CAMPBELL --Living in Campbell following a honeymoon cruise to the


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Jennifer and James Smarr, 10854 Akron-Canfield Road, Canfield, girl, Sept. 28.


PULASKI, PA. For parents, three's company

The couple used no fertility drugs and say there is no history of multiple births in the family.


After merging, Mobil and Exxon will keep marketing both brands rather than alienate customers.

After merging, Mobil and Exxon will keep marketing both brands rather than alienate customers.


State Republican leaders seek to punish the region

Opinion: When the residents of an important region of Ohio aren't given the opportunity to make a direct


A rundown of planned Halloween festivities.

A rundown of planned Halloween festivities. MAHONING COUNTY Halloween Town: Opens Sept. 28 at


CAREER PATHS

ACCOUNTING YOUNGSTOWN -- Hill, Barth & amp; King LLC, certified public accountants, have


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES TODAY Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7668 Glenwood Ave., Boardman, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT Workshop agenda

The Mahoning Valley Labor Management Council will present an all-day workshop and seminar on the


MERCYHURST PREP 54, CAMPBELL 6

MERCYHURST PREP 54, CAMPBELL 6 Campbell0006-- 6 Mercyhurst342000-- 54 MERCYHURST--Craig


NILES City-run cable TV plans resurface

Voters have rejected plans for a cable system twice. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


LYNN HENDERSHOT LINCOLN BARINGER

LYNN HENDERSHOT LINCOLN BARINGER STOW -- Nuptial vows were exchanged at 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at Holy


Teen girl and woman report rapes to police

YOUNGSTOWN -- A 15-year-old girl told police she was raped by her uncle, after he picked her up at


LISA ABRAHAM RICHARD HART

LISA ABRAHAM RICHARD HART NILES -- St. Stephen Church provided the setting for the Aug. 25 wedding


WITH THE VETS Meetings the week of Sept. 30

VVA 135, Vietnam Veterans, at American Legion Post 15, 35 Cortland St., Poland, 6 p.m. Steel


KEYSTONE CLIPS Looking for lovers of LEGOs

Mercer County Builders Association is looking for kids with some expertise at building with LEGO


33RD DEGREE Area Masons to be honored next year

YOUNGSTOWN -- Douglas F. Anstrom of Niles and Thomas L. Weems of Youngstown were elected to receive


Guild to attend special Mass and hold installation

CAMPBELL -- A day of recollection has been planned by the Diocesan Infant Jesus of Prague Guild for


BENEFIT Rotary, city to sponsor 'Fallfest'

STRUTHERS -- Struthers Rotary, in conjunction with the city of Struthers, will hold a Struthers


Science Center

Science Center PITTSBURGH -- Two days of activities are planned in celebration of the 10th


Free car safety checks

Free car safety checks BOARDMAN -- The Ohio Motorist Safety Foundation and AAA's approved auto


Cicero jubilee celebrated at dinner reception

NILES -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cicero, 2785 Niles-Vienna Road, were guests of honor during a dinner


Local author delves into Ohio's history

Local author delves into Ohio's history Stories of ghosts, murders and historical happenings in


Grief counselor helps New Yorkers cope with horrors

The Youngstown native said she was able to make a difference for those grieving in New York City.


Ross anniversary is celebrated at parish center

LIBERTY -- Mr. and Mrs. Patsy J. Ross, Mansell Drive, celebrated their 50th anniversary Sept. 1 by


Elizabethan Yule feast

Elizabethan Yule feast KENT -- Tickets for the 29th annual Olde English Yuletide Feaste at Kent


Balash 50th celebrated at surprise dinner

STRUTHERS -- A surprise dinner party was held Sept. 1 at the Holiday Inn MetroPlex Centre, Liberty,


MERCER COUNTY United Way chairman mounts aggressive drive

Buck A Day donations and Blitz Day are just part of the new approach to meeting the campaign goal.


The Boyers mark 50th anniversary during dinner

AUSTINTOWN -- A buffet dinner took place Sept. 29 at Colonial Catering in Canfield to honor Mr. and


NORTH SIDE Volunteers make clean sweep of area

Groups are being asked to adopt empty lots. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN


YOUNGSTOWN State report praises district

Superintendent Ben McGee is commended for creating a positive climate. By RON COLE VINDICATOR


ERIE Mercyhurst controls Campbell in rout

Mercyhurst Prep had a 21-0 lead before its offense took the field. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR


*USE MATS AT ALL EXTERIOR DOORS TO KEEP SAND, DIRT, GRIT, GREASE, AND OIL OUTSIDE.

*Keep pet's nails trimmed and paws clean and free of dirt, gravel, grease, oil, and stains.


ADOPTION Patience, love are glue that bonds families

The adoption process goes beyond numbers and paperwork. It can dramatically change families' lives.


OCTOBER SCHEDULES Libraries in Mahoning and Trumbull counties

PUBLIC LIBRARY OF YOUNGSTOWN AND MAHONING COUNTY "Lance Brown's Tribute to Will Rogers." Journey


WENDY PILAK KENNETH FERGUSON

WENDY PILAK KENNETH FERGUSON AUSTINTOWN -- A honeymoon in the Poconos followed the wedding of


AMY ZUCCARO SCOT MCMILLIN

AMY ZUCCARO SCOT MCMILLIN YOUNGSTOWN -- Fellows Riverside Gardens at Mill Creek Park was the


KEYSTONER | Ray Swanson Westminster honors standouts for Hall of Fame

Two New Castle-area football standouts and another from New Wilmington were three of the 10


THE PROCESS

THE PROCESS What to ask Questions that experts suggest exploring during the adoption process,


HEATHER GRAY ANDREW GUARNERA

HEATHER GRAY ANDREW GUARNERA CANFIELD -- The Rev. Terry Hazel officiated Sept. 1 at St. Michael


ALISON BUSH | KEVIN HUFF

NOVI, Mich. -- The Chestnut and Laurel rooms at the Doubletree Hotel provided the setting Sept. 15


Festival features arts and crafts

Festival features arts and crafts The 35th Annual Wonderful World of Ohio Mart will be at Stan


KENDRA BLAKE JASON LEEWORTHY

KENDRA BLAKE JASON LEEWORTHY WARREN -- The wedding of Kendra Mardel Blake and Jason Frederick


CURRENT PRICES Around the nation

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


Career columnist Amy Lindgren has advice for people who are struggling in their job search. It

Career columnist Amy Lindgren has advice for people who are struggling in their job search. It


AGENDA

AGENDA MONDAY Vienna Township trustees, 7 p.m., town hall, Youngstown Kingsville Road, N.E.,


McDONOUGH MUSEUM 'Developing visual literacy'

The museum's new director believes people can relate to art in their own way. By LAURIE M. FISHER


Pets for hospitals

Pets for hospitals YOUNGSTOWN -- The "K-9s for Compassion" and "RX: Dog Love" groups will be in


Around-the-world trip held to mark Pintaric jubilee

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. William R. Pintaric, 935 Mansell Drive, celebrated their 50th wedding


STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Clark leads Ursuline to win over rival Cardinal Mooney

The sophomore was 11-of-14 for 231 yards in the Irish's 39-6 victory. By CHUCK HOUSTEAU


FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK

FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK Keewuan Lemar Hopkins The FBI and Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force


Support group plans meeting

CANFIELD -- Families who have adopted children from foreign countries will meet as a new support


RESERVE CALL-UP

RESERVE CALL-UP Free legal services LIBERTY -- The law firm of Dann & amp; Falgiani is


Thanks to Youngstown from people of New York

Opinion: Thanks to Youngstown from people of New York EDITOR: I live and work near New York City and


MERCER COUNTY Ecological researcher catalogs rarities of the great outdoors

The study has already turned up rare plants and animals as well as some unique natural areas. By


LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

YOUNGSTOWN -- The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has named Youngstown native


BROOKFIELD/MASURY Voter registration

Concerned Citizens of Brookfield and Masury are conducting voter registration for the Nov. 6 general


ON CAMPUS College news and notes

Westminster: Two area runners helped the women's cross country team win the Thiel Cross Country


Officials: Valley is prepared to respond to mass disasters

Plans for emergency management were made well before the attacks Sept. 11. By STEPHEN SIFF


OHIO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Running duo dominates as Mt. Union tops ONU

Coach Larry Kehres credited the Purple Raiders' offensive line for the 31-3 win. By MARK W. MILLER


Free workshops

Free workshops Western Reserve Consultants, Cortland, is offering free workshops on natural


COLLEGES | John Kovach Training key to B-W stars' success

Fresh starts have helped two Youngstown area women capture the spotlight at Baldwin-Wallace College


WESTMINSTER Presidents get payback with Titans after last season's loss

Scott Froelich became the first true freshman to rush for 100 yards at Westminster since 1995. By


JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Cork is a sturdy, unique floor choice for all rooms

Q. At a recent home show, I saw some beautiful cork floor tiles. I am remodeling my kitchen now


FUND-RAISER Federation plans benefit style show

BOARDMAN -- "An Afternoon to Remember" has been chosen as the theme for a style show and luncheon to


By REBECCA SLOAN

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT WARREN -- Resolving to stay home with a child or to