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YOUNGSTOWN Officials probe teen-ager's death

A Lincoln Place administrator said residents and staff are struggling to deal with the death. By


NILES SCHOOLS Officials map out bus routes

Construction to replace the bridge is expected to start in April and take more than two years. By


NURSE ANESTHETIST TRAINING YSU, St. E's school form partnership

Nurse anesthetists are sought after all over the country, school officials said. By JoANNE VIVIANO


YOUNGSTOWN Teachers take hits, but it's nothing new

Most of the time, when a teacher gets hit, it's unintentional, the district's security chief said.


Weather wins

Weather wins Blustery winter weather was the big winner Friday on the first day of competition at


Gates Mills leads Div. II swim sectional

PERRY -- Poland junior Carey Venglarcik placed third in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:02.55 at


OLYMPICS | On TV

TODAY | NBC 3-6 p.m. -- Speedskating (men's 500m), cross country skiing (men's 30km, women's


SPELLING BEE ACSI district competition

The Association of Christian Schools International District Spelling Bee was conducted in January at


DEFENDANTS Drunken driving

The 12 defendants who are asking Mahoning County Court Judge David D'Apolito to suppress the results


TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE United regroups for victory

Columbiana's underclassmen made a big impact despite the 64-60 defeat. By TODD BELL VINDICATOR


HIGH SCHOOL SCORES, SUMMARIES & amp; SCHEDULES

FRIDAY'S RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALL AREA Campbell 58, Chaney 54 East Liverpool 66, Rayen 41


HIGHER EDUCATION Now's the time to apply for financial aid

The first step in getting college aid is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.


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


SEEKING AID Following the rules

Tips from the U.S. Department of Education on applying for financial aid for college: Applying is


Joining Federal makes sense

Let's get something straight. If I were a coach at Austintown Fitch or Boardman, I would probably


COLUMBUS 417 state educators are certified

Ohio ranks fifth among states in the number of teachers achieving certification this year.


CERTIFICATION Teachers from this area

Mahoning County Austintown -- Ruth Murosko and January Nelson. Boardman -- Leah Brown, Jesse


TRUMBULL BASKETBALL Warren JFK uses strong defense to roll against Maplewood, 60-43

Chris Macali sparked the Eagles with 10 assists and five steals. By SAL MARINO VINDICATOR


Golfer found guilty of assault

The victim in the case was stabbed several times with a broken putter. By NORMAN LEIGH


PENNSYLVANIA BOYS George Junior rolls over Slippery Rock

The Eagles held the Rockets to just two first-quarter points in a 64-24 rout. By BILL ALBRIGHT


Up and down, Lisbon takes charge of TCL

The Blue Devils found their comfort zone in the second half to win a key game against Sebring. By


YOUNGSTOWN Woman reports rape by 2 men

YOUNGSTOWN -- Police are looking for two men suspected of kidnapping and raping a 31-year-old city


KINDERGARTEN

KINDERGARTEN Registration Brookfield -- 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., 1 to 2:30 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. March


Va. House approves bill on Ten Commandments

Va. House approves bill on Ten Commandments RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia's House of Delegates


MONSIGNOR LAWRENCE C. FYE Ash Wednesday serves as a wake-up call

Ash Wednesday is a special day in the life of a Christian. Blessed ashes are placed on your forehead


Frances Santarelli to be bride of Donald Zebrasky

Plans for their upcoming marriage are being revealed by Frances Santarelli of Canfield and Donald


Southern Local upends Leetonia

SALINEVILLE -- Behind 22-20 at intermission, the Southern Local High basketball team used a 12-5


Wilson-Lisko wedding is set for late May

Announcing their engagement are Anne Marie Wilson, 6110 Springford Drive, Harrisburg, Pa., and


LEAVITTSBURG LaBrae discards Tigers to set up TAC showdown

The Vikings will play host to Badger on Tuesday. By DOUG CHAPIN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


COLUMBIANA COUNTY East Liverpool swings past Rayen, 66-41

The Potters used a big momentum swing at the end of the first half to topple the Tigers. By JOHN


Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St., will offer Disposition of Ashes and Holy Communion from

Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St., will offer Disposition of Ashes and Holy Communion from


YOUNGSTOWN Valley residents consider candidacy

Valley Republicans vow to have candidates for both congressional seats. By DAVID SKOLNICK


Education -- a popular choice

Education -- a popular choice Twenty-seven percent of all master's degrees awarded in 1999-2000


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS FRIDAY 1st--Noble Dancer(W Case Jr)2.802.602.10 Towners Brandi(R


OLYMPICS Schedule of events

TODAY Cross-Country Skiing At Soldier Hollow Women's 15km Freestyle, 11 a.m. Men's 30km


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS XYoungstown Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will hold a


Judge debates DUI test results

About 1,500 people are charged with drunken driving in the Austintown court each year. By IAN HILL


Singer's dressing room burglarized; charge filed

Singer's dressing room burglarized; charge filed UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Someone got past Janet


INDOOR TRACK

INDOOR TRACK Westminster College's Jacob Gleason (Uniontown Area H.S.) was first in the 3,000


WARREN LTV PLANT Shutdown ends long uncertainty

Bitterness remains for coke plant workers, who have lost their jobs. By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR


Parents announce Gerst-Morris wedding plans

Plans for the upcoming marriage of Mary Ellen Gerst and Hunter Morris are being announced by their


SVC Mooney upsets Ursuline

The Cardinals won their first league game of the season. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


The Vindicator/Bruce W. Palmer

The Vindicator/Bruce W. Palmer IN TRAINING: Using a practice dummy, Corrine Sallaz of Poland


MAHONING COUNTY Judge sentences 2 Playas members

The judge imposed a year more than the sentence recommended in a plea deal. By BOB JACKSON


MAHONING Campbell downs Chaney

The Red Devils split the season series with a 58-54 victory in non-league play. By PAUL TRGOVAC


MAHONING COUNTY Ruling releases name of witness

The teen was a witness in the hearing for Janell Thomas, accused of killing her 11-month-old son.


Officials probe teen's death

A Lincoln Place administrator said residents and staff are struggling to deal with the death. By


Springfield beats Mathews to clinch ICL tie

NEW MIDDLETOWN -- The Springfield Local High boys basketball team clinched a tie for the Inter-


Jessi M. Farrow, Paul E. Ankeles to wed in spring

POLAND -- Michael and Carol Koutsourais, 3018 Lee Lynn Court, are announcing the coming marriage of


Auditor: Sales tax is fine on ballot

Opponents should promote voter turnout instead of opposing a May election, a county official said.


May wedding set by Carrie Pawlik, James Ambrose

YOUNGSTOWN -- Announcing the engagement of Carrie Pawlik, 556 Westgate Blvd., and James Ambrose, 157


Girard schools must be safe and students healthy

Opinion: The Girard health commissioner is still raising questions about the safety of the new Girard


Robbery conviction

Robbery conviction WARREN -- A jury in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court has acquitted a Warren


Valley residents consider candidacy

Valley Republicans vow to have candidates for both congressional seats. By DAVID SKOLNICK


Fletcher leads Liberty past Lakeview in overtime, 60-58

CORTLAND -- The Liberty High basketball team scored the first three points in overtime as it turned


Niles officials map out bus routes

Construction to replace the bridge is expected to start in April and take more than two years. By


COLUMBIANA CO. Pa. golfer found guilty of assault

The victim in the case was stabbed several times with a broken putter. By NORMAN LEIGH


Teachers take hits, but it's nothing new

Most of the time, when a teacher gets hit, it's unintentional, the district's security chief said.


ASWA Accounting students invited to dinner at Kilcawley Center

Information on scholarships that are available to accounting students will be presented at the


Kirk gives McDonald the 'royal' treatment

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF NORTH LIMA -- Senior Matt Kirk did just about


Operation Rice Bowl

Operation Rice Bowl YOUNGSTOWN -- The Catholic Diocese of Youngstown will again participate in the


STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Harding rallies past Boardman for win, 1st place

The Raiders have a two-game lead in the league standings. By CHUCK HOUSTEAU VINDICATOR


YOUNGSTOWN Auditor: Sales tax is fine on ballot

Opponents should promote voter turnout instead of opposing a May election, a county official said.


Youngstown's crime rate provides good, bad news

Opinion: In the past, editorials about Youngstown's crime rate justifiably focused on the number of homicides


The Vindicator/Glenn Luther

The Vindicator/Glenn Luther PRESSURE: Sebring's Greg VanKirk prepares to shoot foul shots in


Rt. 224 bridge to close

Rt. 224 bridge to close YOUNGSTOWN -- The U.S. Route 224 bridge over Berlin Reservoir will close


FIGURE SKATING Pairs to watch

Jamie Sale and David Pelletier, Canada -- Reigning world champs haven't lost a major competition


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Matthew D. Brown II, 18, of 558 Dunlap St., Youngstown, and


Singing festival

Singing festival NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Geraint Wilkes of Aberystwyth, West Wales, will be the


2 local students win VFW scholarships

2 local students win VFW scholarships COLUMBUS -- TaRee Glenn, a junior at Chaney High School in


PREP HOCKEY M-U knocks out Hoover

Chad Ceremuga scored the game-winning goal in overtime and Mooney-Ursuline will play Boardman for


Poland clinches MAC championship

POLAND -- David McGarry was the only Bulldog to reach double figures as the Poland High basketball


NOTICES

NOTICES SOFTBALL Westminster College -- will conduct a fast-pitch skills clinic for girls in


LIQUOR CONTROL

LIQUOR CONTROL Transfers, applications Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these


MAHONING COUNTY Judge debates results of DUI cases

About 1,500 people are charged with drunken driving in the Austintown court each year. By IAN HILL


Carolyn Paczak to be bride of David Oravec

CORTLAND -- Announced by William and Nancy Paczak of Cortland is the engagement of their daughter,


RACKETEERING TRIAL In outburst, Traficant alleges bias

The trial will resume Monday with questions for more than 60 potential jurors. By PATRICIA MEADE


SAN FRANCISCO Gap scales down plan for new stores

Gap will cut its capital spending from $1 billion to $400 million as sales suffer. SAN FRANCISCO


Kristen Gentile, Timothy Hephner are engaged

NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Patrick and Denise Gentile, 6339 Columbiana Road, are announcing the engagement of


Just 1.4 percent of United States companies have 100 or more employees.

Just 1.4 percent of United States companies have 100 or more employees. U.S. Small Business


Forum Health Northside

Forum Health Northside Christopher and Joanie Bishop, 308 Forest Hill Drive, Youngstown, girl,


To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul.

To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul. Psalm 25:1