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TRAFICANT CASE Woman didn't want to be taped

The woman's lawyer says his client feels tricked. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER


TRAFICANT CASE Woman didn't want discussion to be taped

The woman's lawyer says his client feels tricked. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER


Staci Faubel to be bride of James Portale Jr.

The engagement of Staci Lyn Faubel of Waretown, N.J., and James Paul Portale Jr., 11 Bluebeard


MONTESSORI METHOD Parents keep school alive, healthy 25 years

The school, which enrolls 105 children, was founded by Suzanne Stettler. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.


EXTREME FIGHTER Bobish set for 'King of the Cage' battle

The Mount Union wrestler will fight in California next Sunday. SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR


PSEUDONYMS Pykare's pen names

If you look on the shelves of the local bookstore, you may not find many books written by "Nina


Judge moves start of trial to Tuesday

The judge gave no reason for postponing the congressman's trial by one day. CLEVELAND -- A


Volunteers sought for children in court

Volunteers sought for children in court YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County Court Appointed Special


YOUNGSTOWN YSU backs away from Enron-linked accountant

YSU planned to hire Andersen, but decided on a different firm after the Enron revelations. By RON


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

MOUNTAINEER RESULTS FRIDAY 1st--Kale (D.Parker)5.803.202.80 Thankourluckystars


GIRARD Ex-mayor to run for state representative

The former mayor is the first person to announce his intention to run for the state House seat of


ERNIE BROWN Let's nudge minorities toward media jobs

Blacks and Hispanics are still underrepresented in our nation's media outlets -- newspaper and


YOUNGSTOWN Motion seeks to have boy, 16, tried as adult

The teens have denied the allegations. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN --


Police narrow search for prison escapees

Police narrow search for prison escapees TERRAL, Okla. -- Police looking for four Texas prison


Molly Meeds engaged to Michael Flowers

Announcement is being made of the engagement of Molly Meeds, daughter of Tim and Betty Meeds, all of


CRAIG BEACH Village cheers housing plan

Coming to vacant lots near you: affordable new homes in a scenic beach community. By PETER H.


Bar Mike Tyson permanently from the boxing ring

Opinion: By refusing to reinstate Mike Tyson's boxing license, the Nevada Boxing Commission has demonstrated


AUSTINTOWN Court ruling lets strip clubs stay

The zoning code steps on businesses' ability to have freedom of expression, the court decided. By


COLLEGE ROUNDUP Women's basketball

LOCAL Wittenberg 70, Hiram 28 HIRAM -- First-place Wittenberg overwhelmed Hiram, limiting the


REGIONAL AIRPORT Co-pilot's remarks get him jailed, delay flight for 3 hours

The co-pilot was released after posting a $7,000 bond. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


Man files suit over investment in pay phones

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Youngstown man is suing a Boardman investment company, saying he was misled into


Bethel schedules Black History speakers

Bethel schedules Black History speakers YOUNGSTOWN -- Bethel Lighthouse Ministries has scheduled


INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

The following people were indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury: Darrell L. Edmonds,


NATION

NATION Lear to cut jobs, close 21 facilities SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- Auto supplier Lear Corp. is


PREP HOCKEY Poland finishes season on high note with win

The Bulldogs had little trouble in the 10-5 victory over Hopewell. By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR


MAHONING VALLEY Seminar nets big bucks for officials

The number of claims filed by public employees has risen steadily over the past three years. By


AT A GLANCE Facts

Founded by Maria Montessori (1870-1952) in the early 1900s There are more than 4,000 private and


SCHOOL More info ...

The Montessori School of the Mahoning Valley will have an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 10 at


YOUNGSTOWN Lawyer will ask judge to reduce cash verdict

The defense lawyer was shocked by the huge award. YOUNGSTOWN -- A judge will be asked to


WEST BRANCH Former student files suit

The dispute was apparently over a group of students who left school grounds without permission. By


YOUNGSTOWN Casino backers push campaign

Youngstown casino supporters agree with the governor about a public vote. By DAVID SKOLNICK


Report: Fitch may apply to Federal

AUSTINTOWN -- Fitch High is likely to submit an application to the Federal League, according to a


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,3.10 3.25 Banc One, .84,36.7336.76 Clear Channel,


KSU Foundation raises more than $82 million

KSU Foundation raises more than $82 million KENT -- The Kent State University Foundation has


There are no sacred cows in Girard city government

Opinion: Ohio Auditor Jim Petro has prescribed some very bitter medicine for the financially ailing city of


ICL Springfield breezes past J-M

NORTH JACKSON -- The Springfield High boys basketball team kept its unbeaten Inter-County League


GRADUATES

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE NEW WILMINGTON -- Scott Frederick, master of education; Shelly Miller, master


YOUNGSTOWN HMHP, union continue pact dispute

The VINDICATOR, SATURDAY YOUNGSTOWN -- A contract dispute continues to simmer between Humility of


YOUNGSTOWN Wilson sweeps Campbell

Ellis Moody scored 22 points to lead the Redmen. By PAUL TRGOVAC VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


GROVE CITY, PA. Funds for new church exceed everyone's expectations

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Beloved Disciple Parish is well on its way toward raising enough funds to build a


Stephen King talks about retirement

Stephen King talks about retirement NEW YORK -- Is Stephen King REALLY going to retire? The


CAMPUS NOTES In the spotlight

GROVE CITY COLLEGE Kyle A. Vuchak has been selected as a participant in the "A Semester Almost


YOUNGSTOWN Cardinal Mooney honors two alumni

The group has been honoring members with the awards since 1997. YOUNGSTOWN -- Sister Patricia


AREA SOCCER RESULTS

AREA SOCCER RESULTS AT VALLEY SPORTS, LTD. Adult Mens Division Hubbard 11, Rhiel Supply 3 --


CITY/MAC Timken uses rally to gain share of title

Chaney had little problem with visiting Vision Quest. YOUNGSTOWN -- A third quarter rally by


The Vindicator will run a listing of area services that are open to the public in observance of Palm

The Vindicator will run a listing of area services that are open to the public in observance of Palm


GIRLS BASKETBALL Howland's Rura planning part-time comeback attempt

The 6-3 junior had been told by doctors to give up the sport because of her knee condition. By


SALEM Lowering of Millville Hill to start

Part of the job may involve blasting away rock to lower Millville Hill. By NORMAN LEIGH


TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE Southern steps up with the game on 'line'

EAST PALESTINE -- Jay Staley hit 9 of 10 free throws in the fourth quarter to help Southern Local


CIVIC CENTER Member believes meeting was illegal

One member questions whether the talk was legal. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL REPORTER


Romesburg and Duskey wedding to be in autumn

STOW -- Chastity Romesburg and Jason Duskey, both of 4030 Wyndham Ridge Drive, are engaged. The


6TH DISTRICT Mahoning treasurer backs up Strickland

The congressman says the Mahoning County treasurer will be his 'right-hand man.' By DAVID SKOLNICK


And give full measure when you measure out, and weigh with a true balance.

And give full measure when you measure out, and weigh with a true balance. Koran 17:35


COLUMBIANA City seeks comments on proposal

New traffic lights and turn lanes are among the proposed improvements along state Route 14.


Hill to be lowered

Hill to be lowered A Trumbull County contractor will be undertaking a nearly $1.2 million project


GREENVILLE District Attorney seeks state probe into sexual harassment allegations

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- James Epstein, Mercer County district attorney, has asked the state attorney


GIRARD Ex-mayor to run for state rep

The former mayor is the first person to announce his intention to run for the state House seat held


6TH DISTRICT Treasurer backs up Strickland

The congressman says the Mahoning County treasurer will be his 'right-hand man.' By DAVID SKOLNICK


REV. KATHRYN T. ADAMS Lindh found answers elsewhere

The name John Walker Lindh has become a household word as we watch an American tried for crimes


Court ruling lets strip clubs stay

The zoning code steps on businesses' ability to have freedom of expression, the court decided. By


The Vindicator/Glenn D. Luther

The Vindicator/Glenn D. Luther SNEAK ATTACK: Niles defender Vince Gatta, left, tries to pull the


Forum Health Northside

Forum Health Northside Michael and Dora Liberato, 3705 Fairway Drive, Canfield, boy, Feb. 1.


STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Warren returns to form, tops Mooney

Warren jumped out to a 13-0 lead en route to a 60-49 win. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


TRUMBULL CO. Artwork is sought from kids for directory

Three grand-prize winners will be selected. WARREN -- Young artists from the Trumbull County area


HERMITAGE Myasthenia gravis afflicts 3 Hickory High School grads

All three have undergone surgery and are on medication to control the disease. HERMITAGE, Pa. --


Furnaces being kept warm at LTV's Warren coke plant

WARREN -- Furnaces were still on Friday evening at LTV's Warren coke plant, raising hopes that a New


Crime reports down

Crime reports down Between 1995 and 1999, the percentage of students who reported being victims of


Sawyer discusses primary, Traficant

The congressman said Traficant's bid as an independent changes the race's dynamic. By DAVID


PENNSYLVANIA Buzzard soars, seals Reds' win

West Middlesex trailed most of the way until a late surge from the free throw line. By BILL


Seventy-two percent of investors don't bother to read the prospectus that comes with their mutual

Seventy-two percent of investors don't bother to read the prospectus that comes with their mutual


New series to air

New series to air YOUNGSTOWN -- Catholic Telecommunications Network of Youngstown will broadcast a


REGIONAL AIRPORT Co-pilot's remarks land him in jail

The co-pilot was released after posting a $7,000 bond. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


Fellowship brunch

Fellowship brunch YOUNGSTOWN -- "Conquerors Through Christ" is the title of the eighth annual


THAILAND AND THE PRESS

Opinion: THAILAND AND THE PRESS Washington Post: In December Thailand's much-respected constitutional


PROFILE | Nina Pykare

By THERESA HEGEL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER Romance novels. For some, they are a guilty pleasure,


YSU

YSU Bak headed to Russia YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State University swimming coach Jackie Bak has


Acquitted cops return

Acquitted cops return YOUNGSTOWN -- City police officers Mark Rakocy and Christopher Lombard,