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'THE MOUSEDRIVER CHRONICLES' Entrepreneurs tell their success story

In the end, the MouseDriver finds its way onto the desks of corporate America. By ROB STOUT

MUSEUMS Area attractions

Arms Family Museum of Local History -- 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, (330) 743-2589: "Far From Home:


AGENDA MONDAY Eastgate Regional Council of Governments General Policy Board, 10 a.m., 5121


APRIL Today -- Penn-Ohio League at Candywood Today -- Tam O'Shanter Golf Course demo day,

NBA ROUNDUP Saturday's playoff games

Kings 90, Jazz 87 SALT LAKE CITY -- For the second time, a Utah mistake in the closing seconds

Nicole Martucci, Fredric DiBlasio to be married

AUSTINTOWN -- Announcement is being made by Dominic and Sandy Martucci, 4260 Carlisle Ave., of the


CRIME SOLVER Mercer County A purse snatching is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers this

Annual used-book sale

Annual used-book sale NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The 21st annual four-day used-book sale will be from

After 10 years, teams struggle with independence

Warren JFK and Campbell have spent 10 years trying to find a league that will let them join. By


BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY South Range High School, 11836 South Ave., North Lima, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30

Marco-Havrilla wedding date is announced

The engagement of Kelly Marco, 6001 Applecrest Drive, Boardman, and Robert Havrilla, 617 Dumont

CURRENT PRICES Around the nation

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

HONORS Yo-Mah-O names winners of awards

The event took place at Antone's Banquet Centre. BOARDMAN -- Members of Yo-Mah-O Chapter,


DARLENE CHANEY DAVID SHERWOOD YOUNGSTOWN -- Married at 1 p.m. April 20 at Youngstown Baptist

Miss Bosnjak, Stjepan Juratovic set wedding date

POLAND -- Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Bosnjak, 1311 Meadowood Circle, announce the engagement of their

This leader is happiest when in motion

Senior members of the YSU Dance Ensemble, including its president, will premiere original works at


MARTHA GUBANY BRAD BROOKS BOARDMAN -- St. James Meeting House in Boardman Township Park was the

Use of Anthem windfall sparks debate

Employee groups say they deserve a piece of the multimillion-dollar pie from insurance proceeds.

OSU EXTENSION AGENCY Need garden help? Talk to the masters

Volunteers are expected to share their knowledge by helping the public. By BOB JACKSON

Body Shop to begin

Body Shop to begin WARREN -- Forum Health offers a seven-week program, Body Shop, specifically

Humility of Mary Health Partners health services

xxxxx Forum Health and Humility of Mary Health Partners offer health services at various


DENTISTRY WARREN -- Dr. Christopher T. Bart is accepting patients at his new dental practice at

Annual tea is planned for May 6

CANFIELD -- The Diocesan Ladies of Charity will hold its annual Tea For Green from 1 to 3 p.m. May 6

Believe the hype, not the rumors

I have no proof of this, but I've heard rumors that the next edition of Webster's dictionary will

Program at TCTC is earning praise

The school serves students from rural and urban districts. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

Walk for maternity home

Walk for maternity home WARREN -- New Life Maternity Home of Vienna will have its annual two-mile

GREENVILLE, PA. Group helps borough

The private group has scheduled a festival as its first fund-raising event. By LAURI GALENTINE

Beltempo-Hooper wedding to be May 25 in Salem

SALEM -- Mr. and Mrs. Nile Beltempo, 970 Homewood Ave., are announcing the forthcoming marriage of

CLEANUPS Neighborhood projects

The times, dates and places of coming neighborhood cleanup projects in the area: MAY 4 Northeast

Terrie Malarich to be bride of James D. Stewart

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Connor of Youngstown are announcing the forthcoming marriage of

A river of grass



The FBI and the Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force is asking the public to help find this

Amy Hadfield, Cameron Baker to wed June 29

WARREN -- Ronald and Carol Baker, 275 Ellsworth-Bailey Road, are announcing the coming marriage of

MAHONING VALLEY Government study can mislead, area nursing home officials say

There are other good ways to get information about nursing homes-- the most important is to visit

Michelle Eagle, Steve Patrick to marry May 18

GIRARD -- Don and Barb Eagle, 1125 Keefer Road, are announcing the engagement of their daughter,

Forum Health Northside Medical Center

Forum Health Northside Medical Center Gene and Tina LaFleme, 2110 Windsor Ave., Youngstown, girl,

Rene & eacute; Kahler, John Carbone are engaged

STRUTHERS -- John and Joanne Carbone, 514 Creed St., are announcing the engagement of their son,

ICL-TCL SOFTBALL W. Reserve freshman no-hits Leetonia, 12-0

West Branch swept its way past Crestview. LEETONIA -- Western Reserve High freshman Katie Harmon

LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

Eaton Group GMAC Real Estate has received the National GM Family First Referral Award for ranking


SBA LENDER Second National Bank For four consecutive years, Second National Bank has had the

INSTALLATION Association to mark 75th anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN -- Catholic Collegiate Association will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its founding

Miss Ragazzine, Mr. Valley plan June wedding

GIRARD -- Plans for the forthcoming marriage of Dominique N. Ragazzine and Steven E. Valley, both of

HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY! May Belle Schisler

Born: May 1, 1902, in Sharpsville, Pa., the oldest of four children born to Ceil and Alice Frisbie.

Fans remember Lopes

Fans remember Lopes ATLANTA -- Fans of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes on Saturday mourned the loss of an

EXPLAINING THE SAWGRASS: Airboat captain Brian Duncan explains some of the nutritional properties

EXPLAINING THE SAWGRASS: Airboat captain Brian Duncan explains some of the nutritional properties

TRUMBULL COUNTY Program at TCTC is earning praise

The school serves students from rural and urban districts. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

SECOND NATIONAL Bank is No. 1 SBA lender

Bank officials say they lend to entrepreneurs in the hope that some will grow to be million-dollar

MAHONING COUNTY Ryan returns Dem money

The state senator said he took full responsibility for what he called a misunderstanding

Miss Lokomski to wed Mr. Cisine in Pennsylvania

ROCHESTER, Pa. -- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lokomski, 1481 Maple St., are announcing the engagement of

BENEFIT Sorority plans workshops, fashion show

Proceeds will benefit the chapter's scholarship fund and will support outreach activities in the

BOARDMAN GOP committee candidate denies charges

The ex-spokesman for a Republican group says he's been harassed since declaring his candidacy. By

Wal-Mart cruise offers

Wal-Mart cruise offers In what must be a milestone in the transformation of cruising from elite to

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YOUNGSTOWN -- The exchange of nuptial vows took place at 3:30 p.m. April 6 as Lora Lynn Klinich and


SARAH GOMORI BRIAN DONNELLY CANFIELD -- Old North Church was the setting at 3:30 p.m. March 23 as

'THE SIEGE' Poet turns to war in tale of survival

The book can evoke shivers as well as other sensations. By ROB STOUT SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

LAWRENCE COUNTY Officials set up meetings, seek residents' input

The plan is expected to be completed later this year. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE

New location, but store has same flavor

With its move to Boardman, Lariccia's added gourmet lines that are attracting new customers. By

RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Fly fishers want to keep special waters

According to one of the largest reports released by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, there


YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY Today -- Baseball at Butler (DH), noon; Men's and Women's Tennis at


VETERANS Cemetery decorations YOUNGSTOWN -- Flag holders should be in place on veterans' graves

Meet Mahoning Valley

Meet Mahoning Valley YOUNGSTOWN -- Meet the Mahoning Valley, a one-day opportunity for relocated


SATURDAY'S RESULTS BASEBALL SCORES Chaney 9, Campbell 2 Boardman 15-16, North Canton Hoover

JACK WOLLITZ Finding walleye in some locally overlooked places

Walleye anglers looking to broaden their horizons would do well to check out some of this area's

The Vindicator

The Vindicator FUND-RAISER: Columbiana Women's Club will hold its annual Victorian Tea from noon


EVENTS Lakes Tournament Trail: West Branch May 11, Berlin Reservoir June 23, Mosquito Creek


FOOTBALL OHIO STATE SPRING GAME GRAY 6, SCARLET 3 Gray0303--6 Scarlet3000--3 First Quarter

WITH THE VETS Veterans meetings

Meeting schedule for the week of April 28: TODAY VVA 135, Vietnam Veterans, at American Legion

A fresh start or a bad mix? Views vary on 17th District

About half of the Democrats asked are undecided about who will get their vote. By DAVID SKOLNICK


LARICCIA'S Family flavor History of Lariccia's Italian Marketplace: Founded: Joseph Lariccia


FRIDAY'S GAMES American League Boston 4, Tampa Bay 2 Detroit 3, Minnesota 2, 10 innings


LOCAL Former Brown writes autobiography "From Ghetto To God: The Incredible Journey of NFL Star

Markel-Hopper engagement is made known

CORTLAND -- The engagement of Danielle Renee Markel and Patrick Ian Hopper is being announced by her

CANFIELD MUSEUM War on terrorism earns spot

The veterans museum recently acquired two Iraqi guns involved in Operation Desert Storm. By

ON THE SCHEDULE Community meetings

Two-hour meetings are set for each community to get input for the countywide comprehensive plan. All

Weathersfield trustees reschedule caucus

Weathersfield trustees reschedule caucus MINERAL RIDGE -- Weathersfield Township trustees have


LUMBER AND HAMMERS A guide to selection and usage The first step in any interior or exterior

Greer-Antalocy engagement is announced

PULASKI, Pa. -- Mr. and Mrs. Hillary S. Greer, R.D. 1, announce the engagement of their daughter,

LIBERTY SCHOOLS Board begins work on policy requiring bonds for clubs

A bonding requirement is an issue for the small groups that support the rural school's programs.


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will be doing road maintenance on the following Mercer

NILES Lou Bizzarro Jr. in first TV fight at the Bud Dome

The product of a 50-year boxing family will bring a 16-1-0 record into the May 11 show. NILES --


TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Charles F. Champlin, 24, of 17462 Hewitt Gifford, Warren, and

PREP SOFTBALL Brown's grand slam first for Cards

In Struthers' 16-1 win over Campbell, Michelle Zanni, a freshman making her first pitching start,

HOW HE SEES IT Assisted suicide cannot be permitted

Opinion: By ERIC CHEVLEN, M.D. SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Vindicator's editorial concerning physician-

The race is on to rack up points

Unlike the racers of yesteryear who built cars from soap boxes and buggy wheels, today's


GROUPS Associated with school Booster clubs and support groups: Liberty Schools Parent-

KEYSTONE CLIPS A Donny Osmond moment

Two-year-old Natalie Miller of Hermitage wasn't that impressed when singer Donny Osmond came up to

IF YOU GO Sawgrass Recreation Park

Where: Just west of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Phone: (800) 457-0788 On the Web:

Barco anniversary is celebrated at St. Rose Church

GIRARD -- A surprise reception was held April 27 at St. Rose Church to honor of Mr. and Mrs. Frank


Relative hardness of woods (hardest to softest) Hickory Oak Maple Birch Black Walnut

NHL ROUNDUP Saturday's playoff games

Hurricanes 1, Devils 0 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Ron Francis scored a power-play goal in the second

YSU Honors convocation

2001-02 DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORSHIP AWARDS (pictured at right) TEACHING: Steven R. Brown,

JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Advances have improved solar-powered lighting

Q. I am not good with electrical wiring, so I want to try some solar-powered lights for landscaping

Mahoning County GOP needs a new chairman

Opinion: Mahoning County GOP needs a new chairman EDITOR: Not since the early 1960s, when E. Ray Davis,

IROC-True Value Results

IROC-True Value Results Saturday At California Speedway Fontana, Calif. Lap length: 2.0-mile

MERCER CO. Fornelli: Caseload requires 4th judge

The court is running at least a two-month backlog on its nonemergency issues, the president judge

War on terrorism earns spot

The veterans museum recently acquired two Iraqi guns involved in Operation Desert Storm. By

MLS ROUNDUP Saturday's games

Crew 1, United 0 COLUMBUS -- Jon Busch had a shutout in his first career start, and the Columbus

Redrawn lines get mixed reactions

Those living in Columbiana County and rural portions of Mahoning County say they are pleased with

Mosquito addition will help wildlife

For the past 20 years, the Mosquito Creek Wildlife Area in Trumbull County pretty much stayed the

YOUNGSTOWN Free comics coming soon

A movie tie-in is designed to bring customers to comic stores. YOUNGSTOWN -- It's a childhood

LIBRARY SCHEDULES | Activities for May

YOUNGSTOWN AND MAHONING COUNTY "May is for Moms." Stories and craft for ages 3-6 at 1:30 p.m. May

BASKETBALL MEMORIAL Final Denney fund-raiser basketball game set Monday

The game will help the late John Denney's daughter, Sarah, become an attorney, like her dad. By

SCOTT SHALAWAY Most birds are really just lightweights

The body weights of birds are not something I have cataloged in my short term memory, but I know


REGION Explore the planets at children's museum Families can explore "Planetary Landscapes: