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Retirees group gives Traficant worst rating for voting record

Two congressmen wanting to represent the Mahoning Valley received 100 percent voting ratings from


COVER STORY: Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary junior standout LeBron James has garnered national attention

COVER STORY: Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary junior standout LeBron James has garnered national attention


GIRARD Asentes await ruling from Ky. high court

An appeals court sided with the Girard couple, setting the stage for Friday's hearing. By DENISE


CEREMONIES County auxiliary installs officers

MINERAL RIDGE -- The installation of officers for the 2002 season was a highlight of a meeting held


CUMBERLAND COLLEGE

CUMBERLAND COLLEGE Korey Howard of Youngstown, a freshman at Cumberland in Williamsburg, Ky.,


COLUMBUS Patrol's trooper of year works from Lisbon Post

Trooper Metz excels in all performance areas, his post commander says. COLUMBUS -- Trooper Kenneth


Miss Loosemore, Tim Pappagallo to wed June 8

YOUNGSTOWN -- Jennifer Loosemore and Tim Pappagallo, both of 2733 Newbern Circle, have chosen June 8


By BRIAN RICHESSON

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF LeBron James has helped put the Akron St. Vincent-St.


PREP SPORTS Pros and cons for move to Federal

There are arguments to both sides of a move by Fitch and Boardman to a new league. By JOE SCALZO


NEW CASTLE Man gets jail sentence, probation in plea deal

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A New Castle man pleaded guilty to recklessly endangering another person in


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.903.05 Banc One, .84,36.1536.17 Clear Channel, 49.33


BIRTHS

Forum Health Northside Craig and Juanita Coggins, 3504 Maple Spring Drive, Canfield, girl, Feb.


YOUNGSTOWN Teen wants to be tried as adult

She cannot opt for a jury trial at the juvenile court level. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF


EXPLOSIVES CASE Attorney: Student sorry for actions

The Champion High student is being held in the juvenile detention center over the weekend. By


EVENTS

EVENTS Purim celebrations YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning Valley's Jewish community will have a ball


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Petitions fail to include enough valid addresses

The candidate will need to circulate new petitions. LISBON -- Columbiana County commissioner


LTV CORP. Judge OKs bonuses for some officials

One union official called the plan 'a travesty.' By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER


YOUNGSTOWN Rising Star will install pastor

By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR RELIGION EDITOR YOUNGSTOWN -- Finally, the Rev. Terry S. Bolds will


Parents announce Buckshaw-Joyce wedding plans

Plans for the upcoming marriage of Abbie ViAnne Buckshaw, 1 N. Main St., Columbiana, and Jerry D.


SCHEDULE Winter Olympics

TODAY Alpine Skiing At Snowbasin Ski Area Men's Super G, Noon Biathlon At Soldier Hollow


EAST PALESTINE State police sort complaints from Ford dealer closing

A Ford Motor Co. spokeswoman said the company will work with the dealer and customers to solve


YOUNGSTOWN Wilson runs past Wellsville

Carlton Sims keyed the Redmen during the decisive third quarter. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR


All-day kindergarten proves very popular

Educators say youngsters who spend more classroom hours in kindergarten have an advantage later.


YOUNGSTOWN Mooney fades to Boardman

The Cardinals were outscored 42-23 in the second half. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Boardman High basketball


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BOYS BASKETBALL FRIDAY'S SCORES AREA Beaver Local 55, Chaney 46 Cleveland St. Joseph 74,


RHONDA EL-AZEEM SAEEDA A. GHANI Sacrifice shows devotion to God

Eid Ul-Adha is a festival that is celebrated on the 10th of Dhul Hijja, a month in the Islamic lunar


EASTER Service listing

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


YOUNGSTOWN YSU makes 3 appointments in effort to increase enrollment

A veteran of YSU's athletics department is now helping recruit transfer students. YOUNGSTOWN --


FREESTYLE AERIALS At a glance

Format: Aerials is the event at which you'll find about 16,000 jaws drop every time a skier flies


Patton to file petitions

Patton to file petitions YOUNGSTOWN -- State Rep. Sylvester D. Patton Jr., a Youngstown Democrat,


Age: 40. Pastor: Rising Star Baptist Church. Personal: Married to Alycia Stroughn Bolds and is the

Age: 40. Pastor: Rising Star Baptist Church. Personal: Married to Alycia Stroughn Bolds and is the


COLUMBIANA CO. Officials to vote on ballot measure

Service reductions and layoffs are in store if more revenue can't be produced, a commissioner says.


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& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;BANKSTON & lt;/B & gt;, Rev. Joe, 82, of


YOUNGSTOWN Birds leave resident in a messy situation

At least one resident uses an umbrella for protection. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF


STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Ursuline gets revenge with win over Fitch

Irish senior Marc Palermo keyed the Irish during the fourth quarter. By CHUCK HOUSTEAU


GOP women seat officers for 2002

AUSTINTOWN -- The installation of officers who will head Mahoning County Republican Women's Club


REGION

REGION Saturday OT shifts planned in March at GM LORDSTOWN -- The General Motors Lordstown


Rev. Terry Bolds: Senior Pastor at Rising Star Baptist Church in Youngstown

Rev. Terry Bolds: Senior Pastor at Rising Star Baptist Church in Youngstown


Stephanie Card, Michael Paxton to wed June 1

AUSTINTOWN -- Nancy and Harley Card of 2553 N. Redgate Lane are announcing the engagement of their


Stone stays in Cuba to do some research

Stone stays in Cuba to do some research HAVANA -- Oliver Stone is in Cuba to research a possible


MCDONALD District newsletter explains move to TCTC

The superintendent says the district took what officials thought was the best of three alternatives.


NON-CONFERENCE Macali helps JFK subdue Campbell

The Eagles hit 18-of-22 free throws in the fourth quarter. By PAUL TRGOVAC VINDICATOR


Jury deliberates in child-rape trial

WARREN -- The jury considering charges of rape, corruption of a minor and sexual battery against


The Vindicator/Glenn D. Luther

The Vindicator/Glenn D. Luther AVOIDING THE DEFENSE: Springfield's Dan Schuler, right, drives


HERMITAGE Concerts, kids shows scheduled at Buhl Farm

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- The F.H. Buhl Farm Trust and Columbia Theatre for the Arts will hold a series of


Laura Stoops to be May bride of Zachary Jacobs

Kathy Stoops of Youngstown and James Stoops of Port St. Lucie, Fla., are announcing the engagement


LINE-UP Sunday's probable starters

AKRON ST. VINCENT-ST. MARY (15-2) Drew Joyce III, 5-9, junior, PG, 10 ppg. LeBron James, 6-7,


Chasity Morrison, Gerald Bradford are engaged

STRUTHERS -- Charla and William Morrison of Struthers are announcing the engagement of their


Matthews-Feo engagement is announced

CLERMONT, Fla. -- Announcing their engagement are David Anthony Feo and Elizabeth Ann Matthews, both


METRO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Poland pens perfect league finish

The Bulldogs won their 12th straight game and have not lost in 2002. By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR


Robotics U.

Robotics U. Nearly a third of the 53 colleges nationwide offering a degree in robotics are in


Sneizik-Macias wedding is set for June 22

FOWLER -- Announcement is being made by Irene Sneizik, 2307 Warner Road, of the engagement of her


ON TELEVISION From Salt Lake City

TODAY (NBC) 1-6 p.m. -- Women's ice hockey (USA vs. Finland), biathlon (men's 12.5km pursuit,


MERCER COUNTY Sharon has scare at The Rock

The Tigers tied with Grove City, which Sharon will play on Tuesday. BILL ALBRIGHT VINDICATOR


United girls edge Crestview in TCL

HANOVERTON -- The United High girls basketball team outscored Crestview 13-5 in the fourth quarter


Woman critical after car hits guardrail

WARREN -- A woman in critical condition was flown from Forum Health Trumbull Memorial Hospital to


For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of

For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of


Group strikes up interest

The band's members range from two sixth-graders to a 78-year-old. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR


Americans Jonny Moseley (moguls) and Eric Bergoust (aerials) defend the gold medals they won in the

Americans Jonny Moseley (moguls) and Eric Bergoust (aerials) defend the gold medals they won in the


By 2010, nearly seven in 10 new jobs will be in health-care fields.

By 2010, nearly seven in 10 new jobs will be in health-care fields. Youngstown/Warren Regional


YOUNGSTOWN Teacher pleads in runaway case

The defendant's attorney said his client took in the runaway out of fear for her safety. By JoANNE


REV. DANIEL ROHAN Monasticism remains strong tradition of Eastern Orthodoxy

Monasticism began one Sunday morning in 270 A.D. in an Egyptian village. The Gospel reading was, "If


Pros and cons

Pros and cons Everyone knows Fitch and Boardman are talking about leaving the Steel Valley


Why can't Avalon South Golf Course break even?

Opinion: A special performance audit of the Avalon South Golf Course, which is owned by the city of Warren,


Church names priests accused of misconduct

Church names priests accused of misconduct MANCHESTER, N.H. -- In a growing scandal for the Roman


YSU BASKETBALL Today's game

MEN Who: YSU (3-20, 1-12 Horizon League) vs. Butler (23-3, 10-3) When: Noon. Where: Hinkle


NILES Police arrest escapee

The man also is accused of giving police a false name. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


LENTEN SEASON Churches announce programs

SHARON, Pa. -- St. John's Episcopal Church, 226 W. State St. in Sharon, and The Episcopal Church of


VFW members attend conference

TOLEDO -- Members of Youngstown VFW Post 4192 and its auxiliary attended the Department of Ohio


Changes at St. E's

Changes at St. E's YOUNGSTOWN -- Phase one of a two-phase emergency department renovation and


Gambling opposition

Gambling opposition YOUNGSTOWN -- The Rev. Dr. D. Larry Kline, senior pastor of Trinity United


LOCAL

LOCAL Pavlik set for 12th bout Youngstown's Kelly Pavlik will risk his 11-0 record in a


Milosevic must answer for crimes against humanity

Opinion: Even with the mountains of evidence against him, former Yugoslav strongman Slobodan Milosevic


DISTRICT SWIMMING Three advance to state meet

Boardman's coach just happened to be the presenter who put a district medal around his son's neck.


HIRED, PROMOTED Mahoning County deputies

George L. Wallace Jr., 23, of Boardman. A 1997 graduate of Boardman High School; served four years


The minister is eyeing developing part of Market Street.

The minister is eyeing developing part of Market Street. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR RELIGION


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS XDianthus Chapter of American Business Women's Association will have a dinner and


Nurses hit the streets

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN VINDICATOR HEALTH WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- They are godsends to the city's


DEJUTE CASE Judge tosses $2M count

The last-minute ruling is a setback to the Ohio attorney general's litigation plans, a spokesman


MAHONING COUNTY CCA chief settles suit involving ex-sheriff

Dr. Richard Billak, CCA's chief executive, said the settlement vindicates him and the agency.. By


TRAFICANT ON TRIAL Judge to rule on former aide's testimony

The congressman said that if the prosecution is allowed to use hearsay evidence, so should he. By


Eagle Heights applications

Eagle Heights applications YOUNGSTOWN -- Eagle Heights Academy will be accepting applications for