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Boardman and Poland seek return to finals

The Spartans and Bulldogs have enough talented players back to make make another run to state


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NATION Housing market strength surprises realty agents

Even as the rest of the economy faltered, the housing market has remained strong in many cities.


Taking the plunge -- sort of

Taking the plunge -- sort of Only after she won the LPGA Tour's first major championship of the


with Tony Atwater

with Tony Atwater Age: 50. Residence: Liberty. Title: Provost and vice president for academic


AGENDA

TUESDAY Recycling Division of Mahoning County, policy committee meeting, 8:30 a.m., 108


For sale: All of Girard Lakes property, including the dams

Opinion: The administration of Mayor James J. Melfi and city council should let it be known that the city of


SATURDAY'S GAMES

SATURDAY'S GAMES New Jersey 102, Philadelphia 92 Charlotte 93, Cleveland 85 Memphis 105,


LOCAL

LOCAL Canfield graduate paces Cincinnati CINCINNATI -- Brad Schutz, a 1999 graduate of Canfield


A bigger role for MRDD

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN VINDICATOR HEALTH WRITER THE LIFE EXPECTANCY AND MEDICAL involvement of


MOUNTAINEER Heavyweights to take center stage

The main event is Fres Oquendo against David Tua. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


Somebody is blowing smoke in latest tobacco lawsuit

Opinion: An Oregon jury has awarded $150 million to the family of a woman who died of lung cancer, even


MAHONING VALLEY Agencies plan Minority Health Month

The kick-off event will showcase the events planned for the month. YOUNGSTOWN -- A coalition of


LIBERTY Township trustees will get by without an administrator

Patrick J. Ungaro doesn't take over in Liberty until June 3. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


Council integrates the retarded into everyday community life

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN VINDICATOR HEALTH WRITER AUSTINTOWN -- "Every Face in Our Community


Parents announce McIntyre-Zurcher wedding plans

AUSTINTOWN -- Plans for the forthcoming marriage of Autumn J. McIntyre, 4150 Pembrook Road, and


SOFTBALL Players to watch

First and second team all-league players from last season who will look to lead their schools on the


Miss Bartoletti, Mr. Coleman to wed at park

YOUNGSTOWN -- The engagement of Kimberly Bartoletti and Kevin Coleman, both of 747 Springfield


ONE ON ONE | Tony Atwater YSU provost keeps a knowing eye on the press

I'm assuming when you were a child, you didn't sit around thinking, "Wow, some day I want to be a


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Donald and Jenny Espy, 331 E. Liberty St., Hubbard, twin girls, March 29. Mark and


Miss Armstrong, Perry McFadden set wedding date

NILES -- Glen and Sheri Armstrong of Niles announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa


Library offers computer classes

Library offers computer classes NILES -- McKinley Memorial Library will offer free computer


KATIN SHIELDS BRANDON MILLER

KATIN SHIELDS BRANDON MILLER NEGRIL, Jamaica -- The Caves Resort was the setting at sunset Feb. 16


Ways to keep from being a victim of date rape drugs.

Ways to keep from being a victim of date rape drugs. Keep your eye on your drink. Don't drink


HERMITAGE, PA. Teachers end strike; arbitration is next

State law gives the two sides 50 days to go through nonbinding arbitration in an effort to settle


BROOKFIELD Murder victim's dad says son was trusting

One man has been indicted on aggravated-murder charges. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF


MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY Retiring leader of Trumbull Lifelines has plans to travel

He is leaving a board with a $13.4 million budget and contracts with 28 local providers. By


Miller-Barwick wedding to be held in gardens

SALEM -- George and Kathy Miller, 12825 Beaver Creek Road, are revealing plans for the wedding of


LEETONIA Village readies projects

New waterlines, sidewalks and fire hydrants are among the improvements planned. By NANCY TULLIS


SCHEDULES

SCHEDULES TODAY BASEBALL Wilson vs. Youngstown Christian, Pemberton/Donnell Park, 11 a.m.


"I believe there's more out there than the ones reporting it. Women feel ashamed because they don't

"I believe there's more out there than the ones reporting it. Women feel ashamed because they don't


Man found dead

Man found dead HOWLAND -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol was trying this morning to determine the


MAHONING VALLEY Official seeks reps to coordinate shelters

The network needs representatives in our three counties. YOUNGSTOWN -- Teresa Turner knows Ohio


LEETONIA Industrial park is in position to grow

Its first plant is set to open. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU LEETONIA -- Although


WORTH A LOOK

BINGO/CARDS XAli Baba Grotto will hold a card party at the grotto hall, 760 Perkins Jones Road,


CRIME STOPPERS

CRIME STOPPERS Parole violation A warrant for Geralyn Lee Vernille is the focus of Crime


DATE RAPE DRUGS

DATE RAPE DRUGS The particulars Two drugs known to be used for date rape. GHB THE DRUG: GHB,


'OUR COUNTRY AMERICA' By Eugene Mach

Look at the glimmering stars and the respected stripes, as I pledge allegiance. Knowing that


Sidewalks meeting

Sidewalks meeting LEETONIA -- An informational meeting about the upcoming sidewalk construction on


MAHONING VALLEY Date rape drugs endanger women

Crisis care workers believe at least 14 Valley women were victims of date rape drugs in 2001. By


YSU FOOTBALL DeNiro is anchor of offensive line

The senior tackle is confident the offensive line will develop. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR


Dancer collapses at lounge in Austintown

Dancer collapses at lounge in Austintown AUSTINTOWN -- A dancer at a bar that features nude


6U.S. House of Representatives approves $35 million for a community convocation center in downtown Youngstown.

Quaker Manufacturing of Salem, a tool and die and metal stamping company, buys Bliss Technologies'


MAHONING COUNTY MRDD Fast facts

The county board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities serves more than 1,000


SWEDEN

Opinion: Svenska Dagbladet, Stockholm, March 27: Can the Arab summit in Beirut in two days solve some of the


NORTHFIELD RESULTS

NORTHFIELD RESULTS (LATE SATURDAY) 12th--Cmon Sloopy Hangon3.803.402.60 Double Down (W Case


TRAFICANT ON TRIAL Judge halts testimony of subpoena server

Traficant must decide soon if he'll testify. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER


TRAFICANT ON TRIAL Congressman must decide if he'll testify

He hasn't yet produced all the witnesses he said he would. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


Specific religious views don't belong in classroom

Opinion: Specific religious views don't belong in classroom EDITOR: Let's see, intelligent design or


RISING PRICES The top 10

Markets with the biggest increases in median home prices in the last quarter of 2001: 1.


YOUNGSTOWN Gunfire, BB shootings in city punctuate Easter weekend

Police discovered broken glass, several shell casings and a trail of blood after one report.


WARREN Youth's poetry in global contest

The boy's poem appears online, in a school newsletter and will be part of a book due out this