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TRAFICANT CASE Reps select inquiry panelists

Local state legislators want the House Democratic Caucus to step in to help the 17th District if the


DELPHI CORP. Local jobs are spared as company cuts back

Packard expects to cut hundreds of jobs next year as workers retire. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR


NEW CASTLE With no driver, tractor-trailer crosses busy road, rams house

The owner had vacated the house two weeks ago in anticipation of its sale this week. By LAURE


Man to face charge

Man to face charge WARREN -- A 22-year-old Palmyra S.W. man was to appear in municipal court today


LAWRENCE COUNTY Fewer than expected protest assessments

New property values will be turned over to Lawrence County in May. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Fewer people


TRUMBULL COUNTY Company gets tax break for new jobs

The company is consolidating its Kentucky facility with the Howland facility. By DENISE DICK


WARREN Lawyers want statement to be thrown out

The defendant said the victim shot him first. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


YOUNGSTOWN Jury will consider indicting woman

The young woman's lawyer said she's having a tough time. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


COLUMBIANA CO. Farmers, others support sales tax

Commissioners said they'd keep trying to fund the agricultural extension service. By NORMAN LEIGH


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OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. King (Lisa L. Shaulis), 67 Elm St. N., Barre, Mass., formerly of Hubbard, are


FOOD AND CLOTHING

Friends House Chapel Church, 192 Haseltine Ave., Youngstown, 9 to 10 a.m. Friday. Food, clothing and


MVSD BOARD OF DIRECTORS Meeting highlights

At Wednesday's meeting: Chief engineer David Tabak reported Meander Reservoir is at 100 percent


GRAEDONS | The People's Pharmacy Don't let urban legend quash a garlic-rich diet

Q.A friend of mine sent me an article about garlic being toxic. He says it slows reflexes and


TRUMBULL COUNTY Lawyer urges officials to fix sewer problems

The county could face more lawsuits from the EPA, an assistant prosecutor said. By STEPHEN SIFF


NFL DRAFT Rating the cornerbacks

1. Quentin Jammer, Texas, 5-foot-111/2, 204 pounds. Broke up 57 career passes. 2. Philip


YOUNGSTOWN Judge: Parents, talk with your kids

Children shouldn't be pushed to grow up too soon, the judge said. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN


Two recuperate from shootings

LISBON -- Two Columbiana County men hospitalized in unrelated shootings are progressing in their


NEW CASTLE SCHOOLS Officials: Union's list is too restrictive

The union wants the school district to make contractors offer benefits to workers. By LAURE


NILES Edison pupils will vie in history competition

The competition is sponsored by the History Channel and National Geographic. NILES -- A number of


NEW CASTLE Retrial begins in murder case

The judge still must decide if a forensic pathologist can testify at the trial. NEW CASTLE, Pa. --


BIRTHS

BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Michael and Sherri Mascarella, 99 E. Omar Ave., Struthers, boy, April 13


Helping the homeless

Helping the homeless YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning County Continuum of Care, a coalition of


NFL DRAFT Cornerback Echols ready for next level

USA Today reported that the former Ursuline standout may be taken in the second round Saturday. By


YOUNGSTOWN Y2K plans kept state operating post-Sept. 11

Ohio was one of the first states to heed the call to get back to normal, the state treasurer said.


HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Boris gives Chaney assortment of hits

Gabe McKee hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift Hubbard over Liberty.


Home Depot considers Salem

SALEM -- Home Depot, a giant in the home improvement and do-it-yourself retail market, is


NILES Council approves payments for case

The city will pay $50,000 this year and $24,500 next year and in 2004. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Sweetening the storms with a touch of care

In Arizona, you run if just one raindrop hits you. You take it as a warning and skedaddle, fast!


Throwing the dogs a bonus

Opinion: Once again the idea that a company can't survive unless some of the key people who were there when


YOUNGSTOWN Speaker lists tips to avoid scams

The speaker even suggested that consumers shop in the community, rather than by phone, Internet or


TRUMBULL COUNTY HEALTH BOARD Attorney urges officials to clean up septic problems

The county could face more lawsuits from the EPA, an assistant prosecutor said. By STEPHEN SIFF


NEW CASTLE Fire causes house to collapse, fall down hill

Water flooded basements of two homes below the fire. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Fire officials are


Dem leaders spar at meeting

YOUNGSTOWN -- A subplot to the city council president vote played out Wednesday involving David


CRESTVIEW SCHOOLS Putting technology to fun use

Pupils will showcase their efforts in incorporating technology into their learning. By NANCY


GIRARD Man faints during plea to throwing semen

Gibson told the judge he doesn't know why he did it. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


BOARDS OF EDUCATION

BOARDS OF EDUCATION BROOKFIELD Agreed Wednesday to pay parents an approved state reimbursement


YOUNGSTOWN Evidence allowed in rape case

The judge ruled that police did nothing to taint the investigation of the rape. By BOB JACKSON


ON THE AGENDA Actions taken

City council handled these items Wednesday night: Heard Mike Cossack Jr. ask that the city


A CHILD'S LIFE | Facts and tips

Mahoning County Children Services handled 4,383 new cases involving children in 2,325 families in


MIKE ECHOLS On file

Age: 23. Hometown: Youngstown. High school: Ursuline. College: Wisconsin. Position:


2 charged in murder

2 charged in murder YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force has arrested


Make America 'no place for hate'

Opinion: The efforts of a young Massachusetts teen-ager to end stereotyping and prejudice -- first in her own


Traficant's supporters still hold him in high regard

Opinion: Traficant's supporters still hold him in high regard EDITOR: My support for Congressman James


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Rolando V. Nunez, 24, of 4550 Pembrook, #225, Austintown, and


YSU

YSU Baseball NILES -- Youngstown State swept a doubleheader from Detroit at Cafaro Field


This year, English Fest has Southern accents

A contingent of South Carolinians is making its way here. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION


Man wearing Santa suit burns Confederate flag

Man wearing Santa suit burns Confederate flag COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A man wearing a black Santa suit


SHENANGO VALLEY Intergovernmental panel tackles questions concerning merger study

The subcommittee studying fire protection hasn't come up with a plan that pleases everyone. By


Ex-worker sues village

Ex-worker sues village LISBON -- A former village worker is suing the village, contending she was


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BASEBALL LINESCORES CHANEY 15, RAYEN 1 Chaney35322--15160 Rayen10000--116 Charlie Jaminet,


MAHONING COUNTY Green Team wants recycling to be easier

The recycling division has several special collections planned for later this year. By BOB JACKSON


YOUNGSTOWN Jury to consider indicting woman

The young woman's lawyer said she's having a tough time. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME