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Lisa A. Jeren to be married in mid-March

POLAND -- John and Marjorie Jeren, 8199 Burgess Lake Drive, are announcing the engagement of their

SWIMMING Boardman's Hayley Robinson sets marks in sectional meet

The freshman won the 100-yard breaststroke. AKRON -- Freshman Hayley Robinson of Boardman High


MEN EAST Adelphi 96, C.W. Post 81 Alderson-Broaddus 77, Pitt.-Johnstown 60 Allegheny 73,

A partial list of things created or designed by black inventors:

A partial list of things created or designed by black inventors: Dry cleaning process. Sugar

Blacks from the past

Some Youngstown-area residents think black history should be celebrated all year long. By JOHN W.

Dawn Pecchio, Jason Roberts set wedding date

YOUNGSTOWN -- The engagement of Dawn Michelle Pecchio, 245 Summit St., East Canton, and Jason Samuel

Three area coaches honored by state track association

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches honored three local high school

Work force continues to shrink Efforts to improve efficiency will bring more job cuts

Packard needs fewer workers as it becomes more efficient, an executive says. By DON SHILLING

YOUNGSTOWN Woman sounds off on noise

A city police captain said the department makes efforts to curtail the noise problem. By JoANNE

Poland subdues Struthers, snapping three-game skid

POLAND -- Kristy Gaudiose scored 12 of her 18 points in the middle two quarters as the Poland High

RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Steelers' demise tough to digest

At least you can digest prune burgers. What happened to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the recent AFC


GINA SCHIAVELLO BRADLEY HABUDA LOWELLVILLE -- Gina Schiavello and Bradley Habuda exchanged

& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;AMICONE & lt;/B & gt;, Pat

& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;AMICONE & lt;/B & gt;, Pat R., 85, of Struthers; no

IAAP Yo-Mah-O Chapter plans fund-raising dinner March 9

Proceeds from the third annual event will benefit the group's scholarship fund. BOARDMAN -- Yo-

Taft is asked for death penalty moratorium

Opinion: Taft is asked for death penalty moratorium EDITOR: We urge Gov. Taft to decree a moratorium on


FISHING Book signing Bill Skilton of Boiling Springs, Pa., will be giving a free fly-tying

SCOTT SHALAWAY Killer shrews are the culprits

Several times each winter the phone rings, and a concerned voice asks for help. The caller reports

TOP 25 ROUNDUP Women's college basketball

No. 2 Stanford 89, Oregon St. 67 CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Nicole Powell had 23 points and 11 rebounds as


BLOOD DRIVES TODAY Boardman Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Road, 1 to 6 p.m. Urban Chiropractic


REAL ESTATE WARREN -- Robyn Rivera of Warren has been hired as an escrow closer by Title


TODAY Alpine Skiing At Snowbasin Ski Area Men's Downhill, Noon Ice Hockey At The Peaks

FENCES AND DECKS Family business

Tom Hall and his family have been manufacturing vinyl fences and decks since 1987, and their

TROUT Fast facts

Identification: Rainbow trout have the typical trout-shape with an adipose fin, and a squarish tail

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Crosbie mark 60th anniversary at dinner party

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Crosbie, 5978 Glenridge Road, were honored Feb. 9 at a dinner party

HERMITAGE Businessman to seek 50th state Senate seat

Creating jobs across the district will be his primary goal. FARRELL, Pa. -- A businessman with


JACKIE REIGHART BRANDON BOWER AUSTINTOWN -- Nuptial vows were exchanged Jan. 18 at Four Mile Run


TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Jeffrey A. Scachetti, 39, of 1546 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown,


CURRENT PRICES Around the nation TYPEWRITER: This extremely rare typewriter, the Malling Hansen


PROMOTIONS Elevated to colonel Air Force Col. Michael J. Moschella, formerly of Youngstown, was

Director at KSUTC is named to panel

CHAMPION -- Margaret Croyts, director of Workforce Development and Continuing Studies at Kent State

Renay Pressley, Mr. Franceschelli to exchange marriage vows in March

MATTHEWS, N.C. -- Plans for their upcoming marriage are being revealed by Renay Pressley and John


WILLIAM S. GUY SCHOOL Puneet Kollipara Thomas Hatzilabrou Phillip Besoiu Max Alpier James DeToro


PACKING TIPS Wrinkle-free travel Here are 10 helpful tips from Home & amp; Garden

On television

TODAY (NBC) 3-5 p.m. -- Snowboard (women's halfpipe), speed skating (women's 3000m) 8-11:30

Britney Phillips, William Cahalin to wed in March

THOMASVILLE, Ala. -- Clifton and Donna Phillips of Thomasville, Ala., are announcing the coming

Lab Express locations

Lab Express locations YOUNGSTOWN -- HMHP has Lab Express at eight locations, which offers test

Livestock expo scheduled at MCCTC

Livestock expo scheduled at MCCTC CANFIELD -- A livestock expo, sponsored by Mahoning County

JACK WOLLITZ Anglers hope Ohio River awakens from its 2001 lethargy

Dawn's crisp air rushed over the boat's windscreens as we cut through the thin fog in our lickety-

LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

YOUNGSTOWN -- MS Consultants has earned an Outstanding Achievement Award from the American Council

MAHONING VALLEY Prescribing made safer by computers

The computer can cross-check to see if a new prescription would interact badly with another drug the


JACKLYN MAGUIRE CHAYNE MITCHELL HONOLULU -- Diamond Head Ocean Front Park was the setting Jan. 5

WITH THE VETS Meetings for the week of Feb. 10

TODAY Post 235, American Legion, 11 High St., Girard, 2 p.m. Post 278, American Legion, 2237 N.

NHL ROUNDUP Saturday's other games

Bruins 4, Panthers 1 BOSTON -- Byron Dafoe made 22 saves and Boston extended its unbeaten streak

GIRLS BASKETBALL Canfield wins, eyes title tie

The Cardinals jarred Salem and can claim a share of the MAC title with a win at Niles on Wednesday.

Romans honored by friends, family on anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN -- The banquet hall at Taste Buds in Canfield was the setting Jan. 12 as family members

Modell no comparison to Osama bin Laden

Modell no comparison to Osama bin Laden Fanfare: I am writing in response to the commentary

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Penguins move into a tie for third place in Horizon

YSU defeated Butler 62-52 to share third place with Detroit. VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT

LOCAL ROUNDUP Hatch's basket nets Titans' win

He delivered the game-winner for Westminster after Boardman's A.H. Davis tied it for Thiel. NEW

Investment broker turns himself in to FBI

Investment broker turns himself in to FBI CLEVELAND -- An investment broker suspected of stealing

Jobs for minorities

Jobs for minorities YOUNGSTOWN -- A community forum on jobs and business will be from 6:30 to 9:30

Dickey, Smith power Lisbon past Wellsville for 14th win

WELLSVILLE -- Ben Dickey and Lucian Smith evenly split 34 points as the Lisbon High boys basketball

Winter Games: Hey, we can relate

Even though the head honchos at the national television networks will disagree with me, I'd like to

SALEM Parks committee to discuss placement of renewal levy

The cost of installing cameras in parks appears to be too expensive, a city councilman says. SALEM

MAKE A WISH | Meeting Mickey Mouse

Name: Alexis Krosky. Age: 31/2. Family: Mom, Rachel Krosky, Salem; grandmother, Betty McGurren,


EVENTS, SEASONS The Youngstown Power Squadron will hold a 5-week basic boating course starting

Hosas honored at reception for 50th anniversary

BOARDMAN -- A dinner reception was held Feb. 9 at the Youngstown Club in honor of Mr. and Mrs.

Culkin's mother faces trial in fire deaths

Culkin's mother faces trial in fire deaths NEW YORK -- A Manhattan judge says the mother of actor


DIVISION I At Alliance High School Seeds: 1. North Canton Hoover. 2. Boardman. 3. Massillon

WHEELS FOR WORK Goal is to keep car program running

FARRELL, Pa. -- The Wheels for Work program is running out of money. Since its inception in

CHAMPION Deaf class collects for Red Cross

Donations were matched by an unidentified community supporter. CHAMPION -- Students in Champion


GETTING THERE Airlines serving New Orleans International Airport, 11 miles west of downtown,

Moving on up

Moving on up The Youngstown State women's basketball team climbed into a tie for third place in

GIRARD Conflict of interest on panel is alleged

The custodian's attorney questions the timing of the letter alleging conflict of interest. By TIM

BONUSES Corporate perks

Here are some of the nonsalary perks companies have made available to top managers: Guaranteed

ODE and legislature obliged to fix charter schools

Opinion: In a scathing performance review of the management of Ohio's charter schools by the state Department


YSU Mile records set INDIANAPOLIS -- Youngstown State sophomore Kurt Michaelis and freshman

NORTH LIMA -- Paul Thomas does not sit around and wait for big-game hunters to show up on his

NORTH LIMA -- Paul Thomas does not sit around and wait for big-game hunters to show up on his

A royal itinerary

A royal itinerary Fans of the British royals will want to check out "Royal London," a 22-page

2002 INDOOR SEASON YSU track teams show 6 school records so far

Because of his teams strong starts this season, Brian Gorby is optimistic about the future.

TOP 10

TOP 10 Tallest buildings The tallest buildings in the world (post 9/11), in feet: Petronas


SCOUTS Eagle award Kevin W. Prus Jr., 18, of Blue Heron Drive, Canfield, a son of Kevin W. Sr.

AP file photo, 1993

AP file photo, 1993 YOUNGER DAYS: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, and her younger sister,

Penn's Woods folk festival set at Mercer High School

MERCER, Pa. -- The 16th annual Penn's Woods West Folk & amp; Art Festival will run Saturday and

EVENTS| What's happening

Beginning in February, members of the Youngstown State University Art Department Faculty will

No holding back vinyl fence maker

A local business has found a way to put some color in the traditional white vinyl fencing. By

Here are some tips from Home & amp; Garden Television on planning for successful family

Here are some tips from Home & amp; Garden Television on planning for successful family travel:

MIKE BRAUN Anglers need written OK

The state's 2002 fishing prospects guide for Northeast Ohio recently crossed my desk and one item


YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY Today -- Swimming & amp; Diving at YSU Invitational. Monday --


NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Hinkle(C Wyers)13.806.403.80 Favorite Trick(D Hawk)7.803.40

COLUMBIANA City starts to set up Web site

City officials hope to attract residents and businesses to the area. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR

Forum Health Trumbull Memorial

Forum Health Trumbull Memorial Mesha Bennett, 2001 Saratoga Ave., Warren, boy, Feb. 9. Lisa and

SERIES What's coming

The Vindicator will feature stories each Sunday highlighting some aspects of the local black

Applications available for youth pilgrimage

WARREN -- Applications are available for students who want to apply to the IOOF United Nations youth

SIDELIGHTS For all seniors

SCOPE Howland Senior Center, 9273 High St. N.E., Warren, has planned the following activities: trip

Help for attic fire

Help for attic fire STRUTHERS -- Alert passers-by helped get seven people safely out of a house

KEYSTONE CLIPS Sharon honors former longtime clerk

The municipal flag was flying at half-staff in front of the Sharon city building late last week to

KATHRYN EARNHART | The Butlers Showcasing Olympics in high-definition TV

Beginning Tuesday, the Butler Institute of American Art will present high-definition theater viewing

Poetry reading

Poetry reading YOUNGSTOWN -- Pig Iron Press will hold its Second Tuesday Poetry Reading at Cedar

Sonnenlitter, Mikesell wedding set for April 6

Announcement is being made by Bill and Dolly Sonnenlitter, 5662 Burns Lane, Hubbard, and Richard and


AGENDA MONDAY Austintown Township trustees, 7 p.m., 82 Ohltown Road. Mill Creek MetroParks


BASEBALL Line Drive Academy -- will conduct spring training specials February 17, 24, March 3-10,

Threat to Amtrak's future should not be taken lightly

Opinion: A classic guns vs. butter battle is shaping up in Washington over President Bush's 2003 budget, but


NATION Sexual harassment continues to be problem NEW YORK -- Many women continue to confront

DIVISION I SWIMMING Canfield runner-up at Perry

Howland freshman Heather Gilmour won the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle. PERRY -- The

'TOMATO RED' | A review Language is as colorful as title

Daniel Woodrell's book is a lyrical look at life in the Ozarks. By THERESA HEGEL VINDICATOR

HAPPY 105TH BIRTHDAY! Alice Stephens

Birthdate: Jan. 25, 1897, in Montague, Mich. Residence: Alterra Clare Bridge Cottage in

MERCER COUNTY Former store clerk receives jail term for taking cash

The telephone hot line automatically connects callers to the closest local poison center.



Migletses mark golden jubilee at luncheon

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miglets of 1623 E. Midlothian Blvd. were honored Jan. 13 at a

BOYS BASKETBALL Fitch gains 10th victory

Kevin Johnson had a double-double as the Falcons defeated Warren JFK. By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR


Mahoning Valley High School BOWLING CONFERENCE VARSITY BOYS Results, Feb. 6 Boardman 3009,

JOHN KOVACH | Colleges Boardman's Peretti unbeaten at Ashland University

ASHLAND -- What a difference eight pounds of body weight can make. Just ask Chris Peretti, a senior


PATIENT SAFETY What's being done The Lake to River Health Coalition and area hospitals are

Men's Garden Club to give scholarships

The Men's Garden Club of Youngstown, in conjunction with the Mary Laner Scholarship Fund, will award

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE Mummy returns after testing, exhibit

Scholars are still trying to link the Egyptian mummy to another one in Buffalo, believed to be her

Campbell native gets medal for his actions after Sept. 11 attacks

Shortly before the terrorist attacks, the honoree's office had been in the area where the plane hit

TRUMBULL HOUSING AUTHORITY Tenants lose sight of dreams

The director said program participants underestimated the time and work involved. By PEGGY

SHARON Pondering downtown possibilities

Storefront and traffic-light improvements as well as a small hotel could be on the wish list after a

Insulating your home and using proper heating and cooling systems curb pollution -- and cut bills,

Insulating your home and using proper heating and cooling systems curb pollution -- and cut bills,

CLARK, PA. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considers lake plan

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU CLARK, Pa. -- A Volant man could find out this week if

JAMES DULLEY | Cutting your utility bills Buying a space heater? First, determine needs

Q. A couple of rooms in my home are always chilly. I want to use two small efficient electric space


BOYS BASKETBALL SATURDAY'S SCORES AREA Rayen at Canton Central Catholic, late Warren JFK at

At 92, Scouts organization stays fresh with the latest technology

Mahoning County had a 6 percent increase in Scout membership in 2001. YOUNGSTOWN -- The basics are

NATION Economists: Why are women working more?

By MIKE MEYERS MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL STAR TRIBUNE Most people may think they're working more than