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All eyes shift to Beeghly Sunday

Understand that the George Junior Republic boys basketball team has played in a lot of big games


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Officials to borrow to balance budget

An officer escorted an angry resident from the meeting. By LAURI GALENTINE VINDICATOR


INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

These people were indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury: Janice M. Lawton, 40, Kenmore


COLUMBIANA CO. Two candidates file petitions to seek posts

Candidates have less than a week to file for the May primary election. By NORMAN LEIGH


After chase, police charge man with threats; burglary probed

AUSTINTOWN -- Township police arrested a man on several charges and are investigating a burglary at


Traficant has what it takes to beat the court

Opinion: Traficant has what it takes to beat the court EDITOR: I know Jim Traficant. In 1988, I worked on


LTV CORP. Recent retirees face pension reductions

A federal agency is taking over payments. THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN By DON SHILLING


YOUNGSTOWN CIVIC CENTER Arena board votes to dissolve

The board capped 13 months of relations with the city by quietly dissolving itself. By ROGER G.


CRESTVIEW SCHOOLS Board OKs plan to enroll pupils

The district's enrollment is limited to 100 pupils at each grade level. By NANCY TULLIS


YOUNGSTOWN Eagle Heights teacher faces sex-related charge

The man met the girl on the Internet and flew to Illinois to meet her, the sheriff's department


MAHONING COUNTY Commissioner appoints self to recycling panel

Officials also approved a marketing contract for the Green Team. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


SHENANGO TWP. Church is arson target again

Police said a fire was started in an apparent attempt to ignite the leaking gas. By HAROLD GWIN


WARREN Officer faces arraignment in accident

Albu has not worked for the department since the accident. WARREN -- A part-time Howland Township


WARREN Grand jury to hear case in fatal crash

Family of victim seeks punishment for driver. WARREN -- A Trumbull County grand jury will decide


PRESIDENTS DAY

PRESIDENTS DAY What's open? What's closed? Some government offices and businesses will be closed


YOUNGSTOWN YSU, FirstEnergy create degree

The electric company is expecting to replace several hundred line workers this decade.


NATION

NATION Tariff must be higher, Weirton Steel CEO says WEIRTON, W.Va. -- Weirton Steel Corp. said


Don't let work affect grades

Money, money, money. We hear about it every day of our lives. It's what our economy thrives on and


WARREN Officer pleads innocent in accident

Albu has not worked for the department since the accident. WARREN -- The lawyer for a part-time


YSU MEN Penguins lose 11th straight

A crowd of 4,096 saw Youngstown State fall to Cleveland State, 58-48. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR


Society seeks funds for memorial garden project

Stepping stones to remember local war veterans cost $25 to donate. COITSVILLE -- Coitsville


LAWRENCE COUNTY Property value notices delayed

County commissioners did not agree to the delay. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU


MAHONING, TRUMBULL COUNTIES Panel OKs applying for public works funds

State funding for most of the projects is expected to be available July 1. By IAN HILL


WAR ON TERRORISM Angry mob of Muslims kills official

Pakistan's president said he thinks the kidnapped reporter is still alive. COMBINED DISPATCHES


Walsh sails past Geneva for 22nd triumph

NORTH CANTON -- A major second-half scoring outburst carried Walsh University over Geneva College


GIRLS BASKETBALL UHS defense jells against Harding

The Irish limited the Raiders' offense and forced numerous turnovers in a 67-54 win. By JOE SCALZO


Facing burglary charges

Facing burglary charges YOUNGSTOWN -- Municipal Court Judge Elizabeth A. Kobly set bond at $40,000


Expert: Rep needs a lawyer

The congressman is not endearing himself to the jury, a lawyer says. By PATRICIA MEADE


WINTER OLYMPICS Thursday's results

SPEEDSKATING: For one Canadian skater, a gold medal came much easier Thursday -- and she won't have


GAIL WHITE Ohio's presidents: For some, fate follows fame

As Presidents Day approaches, our thoughts turn to the great presidents of our country's past.


ON TELEVISION From Salt Lake City

TODAY (NBC) 4-5 p.m. -- Snowboard (men's and women's parallel giant slalom) 8-11:30 p.m. --


YOUNGSTOWN Catholic Diocese hires new schools superintendent from Charlotte, N.C.

The diocese's new superintendent will start June 17. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS XYoungstown Panhellenic Association will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stambaugh


GREENVILLE, PA. Judge grants tax increase to borough council

One CPA said the borough's general operating fund first started showing a deficit in 1996. By


The congressman is not endearing himself to the jury, a lawyer says.

The congressman is not endearing himself to the jury, a lawyer says. By PATRICIA MEADE


HOWLAND Group forges network

Executive Link is preparing for its annual trade fair March 9 in the Southern Park Mall. THE


BOARDMAN Austintown teens call police and end up with drug charges

Police also are investigating a robbery at a township hotel. BOARDMAN -- Two Austintown teens who


Dealership problems

Dealership problems EAST PALESTINE -- Police are investigating complaints from Heritage Ford


YOUNGSTOWN Nonprofit entities are awarded grants

The money comes from fees paid by trash haulers for dumping debris in landfills. By BOB JACKSON


Crash on Route 11 injures 2 women

EAST LEWISTON -- Two 20-year-old women are hospitalized in serious condition after being ejected


RECIPIENTS Recycling grants

South Range Elementary School; rubberized surface on playground, $18,800. Smith Township Recycling


APPLICATIONS

APPLICATIONS State funding Applications for state funding to help pay for the following Mahoning


Irish defeat Harding

Irish defeat Harding The Ursuline girls basketball team limited Warren Harding to 43 percent


Cutting hair for charity

Cutting hair for charity CHAMPION -- The senior cosmetology class at Trumbull Career and Technical


EXECUTIVE LINK Fast facts

What is it? Nonprofit networking group for business people, providing support, advice, education,


SCHEDULE Winter Olympics

TODAY Cross-Country Skiing At Soldier Hollow Women's 5km Combined Pursuit, 11 a.m. Women's 5km


YOUNGSTOWN Speaker talks on blacks, military

The U.S. military has been the largest single employer of blacks, a speaker said. By PETER H.


MERCER COUNTY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Grove City gains sweep

The eagles defeated Hickory for the second time this season. By BILL ALBRIGHT VINDICATOR


BASKETBALL

BASKETBALL All-American Cage Classic -- for boys in grades 3-12 and girls in grades 4-12 will be


Mom pleads guilty in case

WARREN -- A 35-year-old Bristol woman has pleaded guilty to one count of child endangering in


Homeless man pleads guilty in DUI case

AUSTINTOWN -- A 43-year-old homeless man pleaded guilty Thursday in Mahoning County Court here to


President Bush risks alienating war allies

Opinion: No one can deny that the United States of America has a very big stick when it comes to its military


United Way meets its goal

Opinion: It took considerably longer than executives of the Youngstown-Mahoning Valley United Way had


YOUNGSTOWN Drug raids lead to several arrests of city residents

One teen was arrested in one of the raids. YOUNGSTOWN -- Several adults face charges after three


Howland senior makes cover of magazine

Howland senior makes cover of magazine HOWLAND -- Elizabeth Kiracofe, senior class president at


GETTING READY TO RESORT

GETTING READY TO RESORT Mountaineer park looks to add staff Mountaineer Race Track & amp;


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Divorces asked Arthur DeRhodes, 3936 E. Calla Road, Poland, vs. Sandra DeRhodes,


PA. SENATE Robbins to seek a 4th term

Preserving economic development programs in a very tight state budget will be one priority this


GIRLS BASKETBALL

GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DIVISION II At Buckeye Local High School Richmond Edison 58,


WARREN Plant cleanup moves ahead

The EPA's on-site coordinator had been called away to deal with the anthrax contamination in


CHAMPION Teen faces a charge of explosives at school

School officials detained the student after his father called police to say he thought his son may


The former congressional aide said two staff members were absent more than others: George Buccella

The former congressional aide said two staff members were absent more than others: George Buccella


BEARING WITNESS TO THE MOMENT

Opinion: BEARING WITNESS TO THE MOMENT Chicago Tribune: There is before ... and there is after. The World