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TERI MCCULLICK TRAVIS O'SULLIVAN

TERI MCCULLICK TRAVIS O'SULLIVAN KILSYTH, VICTORIA, Australia -- Teri Ann McCullick, daughter of


BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS

DIVISION I At Canton Civic Center Seeds: 1. Massillon Washington. 2. East Liverpool. 3. North


CRIME SOLVERS Mercer County

A carjacking in Sharon is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers this week: Crime: Robbery and


FUGITIVE OF WEEK

FUGITIVE OF WEEK Latawon C. Townsend The FBI and the Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force


Have you heard the one

If Bud Selig ever decides to give up his job as baseball commissioner, he could make a seamless


By CYNTHIA VINARSKY

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER SALEM -- Inez Webb remembers helping her boss's


TARA TSVETANOFF | STEPHEN KISH

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Chapel of Friendly Bells was the setting Feb. 2 for the wedding of Tara Tsvetanoff


Finch-Pyles wedding to be held in Canfield

The engagement of Carissa Anne Finch of Austintown and Timothy H. Pyles of Girard is being announced


SCHEDULE Winter Olympics

TODAY Alpine Skiing At Snowbasin Ski Area Women's Super G, Noon Bobsleigh At Utah Olympic


INFORMATION If you go

The Garden State Discovery Museum is at 16 Springdale Road in Cherry Hill, N.J. Hours are 9:30 a.m.


Confrontation with deputy brings charges against woman

NORTH JACKSON -- A Youngstown woman is facing several charges after a confrontation with a Mahoning


AHA support

AHA support During February, commercial sponsors of the American Heart Association's Power of Love


United Way still seeks donations to meet goal

United Way still seeks donations to meet goal NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The Lawrence County United Way is


BIRTHS

Forum Health Northside James and Jodi Erick, 156 Lauder Ave. N.W., Warren, girl, Feb. 15. Craig


TV MOVIE 'The Movement' to feature local actor

Youngstown's D.C. Colvin appears in a flashback sequence in the movie. By GARRY L. CLARK


JACK WOLLITZ Tournament 'rookie' cites Mosquito bass

Ask pro bass angler Frank Scalish his favorite local lake for early season largemouth fishing and he


SWIMMING Robinson, Linnelli, King advance to state

The state tournament starts Thursday in Canton. CLEVELAND -- Two Mahoning Valley swimmers had


Say the word, and comedian expounds

Contrary to statements running rampant on the Internet, the comedian isn't the author of an essay


YOUNGSTOWN -- Rick Ware's favorite pastime is tinkering, and he has been able to turn what is a

YOUNGSTOWN -- Rick Ware's favorite pastime is tinkering, and he has been able to turn what is a


DEER ZONES 2002-03 proposal

Deer hunting zones would consist of the following counties in a plan under consideration by the Ohio


USA off to good start

USA off to good start "The team is much more focused than last time. This was a great start for


DIV. I DISTRICT WRESTLING Howland advances seven to tourney

Boardman's Steve Vallos took home the heavyweight title. By MARK W. MILLER VINDICATOR SPORTS


Harding's Notar ready to move forward

The Raiders lost to Massillon Perry 55-46 in the Division I tournament opener. By JOE SCALZO


IMPROVEMENTS

IMPROVEMENTS Some recommendations Other recommendations made by the Ohio Board of Building


DIVISION I SECTIONAL Fitch battles hard in loss to GlenOak

The Falcons have come a long way in three seasons under Mary Ann McGahagan. By JOE SCALZO


POLICE 2001 activity

Total calls received: 4,474 Criminal offenses reported: 503 Adult arrests: 165 Juvenile arrests: 62


ETrade Group has said farewell to the monkey it used on its commercials as it branches out into home

ETrade Group has said farewell to the monkey it used on its commercials as it branches out into home


Man charged with resisting arrest

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Cohasset Drive man was arrested and jailed Saturday afternoon after a chase with


COLUMBIANA COUNTY

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Divorces granted Leigh Skrinjar vs. Joey Skrinjar. Dissolutions asked


The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple NO CROWDS: U.S. Rep. James Traficant speaks to the press at his


What lies ahead for teachers?

The instructors don't know who will have a job and who won't. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


FOSTER CARE

FOSTER CARE General requirements Mahoning County Children Services Board's foster-care program


PREP BOWLING SCORES & amp; SCHEDULE

Mahoning Valley High School BOWLING CONFERENCE VARSITY BOYS Results, Feb. 20 Ursuline at


With cats awaiting adoption, no need to send in the clones

Angels for Animals has hundreds of cats awaiting adoption at the shelter and in foster homes. By


RAY SWANSON | KEYSTONER Westminster, GC working overtime

It wasn't just another one of those run-of-the-mill college basketball games. This one established


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY Struthers Presbyterian Church, 110 Poland Ave., Struthers, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m.


ON TELEVISION From Salt Lake City

TODAY (NBC) 7-11 p.m. -- Figure skating (ice dancing original dance), Alpine skiing (women's


JAMES DULLEY | Cutting your utility bills Buying a whirlpool tub? Consider key design items

Q. A whirlpool hydromassage sounds great after work. With budget limitations, what features are most


Trial to be delayed during trip to Florida for deposition

The government had offered to travel to Florida on a Friday, weekend or Monday, a federal holiday.


SOCIAL SECURITY Q & amp;A

Q. I'm 56 years old and will retire in two years. I've earned about the national average income


Two men suffer gunshots in legs

YOUNGSTOWN -- Two men were taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center Saturday night after they were shot


Chamber seeks award nominations

YOUNGSTOWN --The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for this


DIVISION II SECTIONAL WRESTLING TOURNAMENT Southeast repeats as champion

West Branch took runner-up while Canfield placed fifth and Salem seventh in the Division II


Engagement is being announced for Kristi Cornwell, Douglas Cressman

CANFIELD -- The engagement of Kristi L. Cornwell, 1657 Mayfield Ave., Youngstown, and Douglas L.


CURRENT PRICES Around the nation

Valentine's Day postcard, 1910, man in formalwear, woman holding her heart, lace, verse, $12.


FOOTBALL

FOOTBALL Bengals fan has had enough FANFARE: Is there no end to the crying and whining of


Wedding date set by Miss Damiano and Robert Zabel

YOUNGSTOWN -- Frank and Debbie Damiano, 56 Red Grouse Court, are announcing the upcoming marriage of


Pennsylvania DEP official to address conservancy

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- David E. Hess, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental


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Sixth Chili Cookoff is set for Feb. 24

YOUNGSTOWN -- Chrystal's Restaurant on Belmont Avenue will be the setting Feb. 24 for the sixth


Symphony guild schedules fund-raiser March 2 at Powers

Proceeds from the black-tie event will benefit the orchestra. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown


McDonald girls win Div. IV game

LIBERTY -- Sara Toth scored 19 points to lead the McDonald High girls basketball team to a 45-38


MONDAY

MONDAY United Veterans Council, at Catholic War Veterans Post 1292, 609 Steel St., Youngstown, 8


IF YOU GO

IF YOU GO Who: George Carlin with Dennis Blair. When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Where: Stambaugh


LESTER R. STAUFFER Sanitary's founder dies at 90

WARREN -- The founder of the Warren Sanitary Milk Co. died Friday at a Sunnybrook Drive nursing


PENNSYLVANIA PREP WRESTLING Reynolds dominates District 10

The Raiders qualified their entire team for next week's tournament. By BILL ALBRIGHT VINDICATOR


BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Line Drive Academy -- will conduct spring training specials today and February


Pupils pull for school in a tug of war

By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- To Amaris Brady, improving education in


CAREER PATHS

BANKING YOUNGSTOWN -- Sky Bank has promoted Breen O. Bannon to assistant vice president,


Grass-roots workshop

Grass-roots workshop HOWLAND -- A grass-roots workshop is being sponsored by the League of Women


Brotherhood Week event to be held at Masonic temple

NILES -- A ceremony commemorating Brotherhood Week will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Masonic


Looking to grow faster

Running at less than capacity jeopardizes efforts to get funding grants renewed, the coordinator


JESSICA OAKS R. ALLEN HODGE

JESSICA OAKS R. ALLEN HODGE NEGRIL, Jamaica -- Sandal's Resort and Spa was the setting at 3:30


Nordgren-Moyers wedding plans are announced

Carolyn Nordgren, 801 Golfview Ave., Boardman, and Edmund and Tina Nordgren, 7091 Indian Trail,


Kovach-Galitsky betrothal is made known

AUSTINTOWN -- The parents of Pamela Kovach, 2301 Innwood Drive, and Jason Galitsky, 4562 Sheffield


CLEANING UP A few tips

Following are some suggestions for removing marks and stains from wallpapered walls. IN GENERAL


May date set by Jill Cianciola, Richard Malloy Jr.

Announcement of the engagement of Jill M. Cianciola, 3895 Timberlane Drive, Austintown, and Richard


MAHONING VALLEY Group criticizes, tries to change divorce court system

Mediation is helpful and is being used more in divorce cases, a local attorney says. By AMANDA C.


Pavarotti offers praise for television

Pavarotti offers praise for television SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Luciano Pavarotti said


JOHN KOVACH | Colleges Dials enjoying frosh success

Terence Dials of Boardman credits wise advice, sound planning and diligent preparation for his


SERIES What's coming

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


'IN OUR STRANGE GARDEN' French role in Holocaust explored in flawed novella

The story is framed by a 1997 trial that brings up painful reminders for the French people. By ROB


COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

SATURDAY'S RESULTS MEN'S BASKETBALL EAST American International 82, Stonehill 67 American U.


BUDGET PROPOSAL

BUDGET PROPOSAL Effect on school districts The proposed Pennsylvania budget has school districts


CLARK, PA. Developer proposes campground on the shore of Shenango Lake

CLARK, Pa. -- Mark Kasiorek of Volant said things went well when he made a pitch to build a


A getaway weekend for parents-to-be

A getaway weekend for parents-to-be Expectant couples can prepare for their future at Cherry


Pennsylvania offers 2002 Travel Planner

Pennsylvania offers 2002 Travel Planner Pennsylvania's 2002 Travel Planner is off the presses.


HAPPY 106TH BIRTHDAY! Mary Pollack

Date of birth: Feb. 16, 1896, in Krucov, Czechoslovakia, one of eight children of Anna and Joseph


TIPS

TIPS Before choosing a wallpaper, keep in mind that wallpaper with little or no pattern to match


AREA PLANTS On the list

Among the 318 facilities nationwide determined to have handled dangerous materials for the


TOP 10 Schussing cities

The best ski and snowboarding towns in the United State and Canada, as selected by contributors to


JFK advances five to district event

ROOTSTOWN -- The Warren JFK wrestling team qualified five athletes for next week's Division III


Police chief: Cops are OK with growth

The police department's 2002 budget will be about $850,000. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM


TRAFICANT CASE Few spectators sit in on trial

The courtroom has been less than 20 percent full. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER


Sharon Novak, Paul Incorvati to wed in spring

WARREN -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Novak, 2623 Johnnycake Road S.E., are announcing plans for the


Foster parents describe benefits of helping

Foster parents, especially blacks, are desperately needed, children services workers say. By JOHN


WINTER OLYMPIC

WINTER OLYMPIC MEDALS TABLE At Salt Lake City (39 total medal events) NationGSBTot


Task force is looking for new members

The organization is made up mostly by women, but men are welcome. WARREN -- The Marital Rights


Skating on thin ice

Opinion: By disqualifying the French judge in last Monday's Olympic pairs skating championship and thereby


MERCER, LAWRENCE COUNTIES Educators worry about small rise in state funding

Officials are hoping legislators will rework the numbers to boost basic payments. By HAROLD GWIN


NEW CASTLE 8 men graduate from program

The graduates will serve on United Way boards in Lawrence County. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- There are


TOP 25 ROUNDUP Women's college basketball

No. 2 Stanford 76, Washington St. 50 STANFORD, Calif. -- Lindsey Yamasaki scored 18 points as


LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

YOUNGSTOWN -- Tamica Green, Federal Plaza director for Youngstown, has been named a Young Careerist


WALLPAPERING

WALLPAPERING Planning your approach Successful wallpapering takes time, patience and careful


BOARDMAN Leadership Mahoning Valley members to receive awards

One of the honorees died last month after a long illness. BOARDMAN -- A dinner honoring four


COLUMBUS Bill would aid those in transition from foster care

The bill would help youths with such skills as balancing a checkbook, setting up housing and finding


Giuliani receives German media honor

Giuliani receives German media honor BADEN-BADEN, Germany -- A German official called former New


Katie McNabb, Mike Nery set wedding date

COLUMBIANA -- Announced by Becky and Victor Nery, 94 Manor Drive, is the engagement of their son,


Miss Robison to be bride of Mr. Bolotenny Jr.

Plans for the upcoming marriage of Sheri L. Robison of Brookfield and Bohdan Bolotenny Jr. of


Junior women's league plans spring style show March 10

The event will benefit Beatitude House and Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry. BOARDMAN --


AREA

AREA Croatian Tenpin tournament set AUSTINTOWN -- The Croation Fraternal Union of America's 68th


Lake Catholic captures Perry wrestling tournament

MENTOR -- The Lake Catholic High wrestling team scored 231 points Saturday to win the Division II


Center's youth clubs plan annual craft show

Center's youth clubs plan annual craft show LISBON -- The Columbiana County Career Center Youth


40 YEARS OF HISTORY Making memories

Important dates for the Timberlanes restaurant, catering and hotel complex in Salem: 1962: Odess


Islam rejects brotherhood with other religions

Opinion: Islam rejects brotherhood with other religions EDITOR: The writer of a Feb. 3 letter contends


SCOTT SHALAWAY Can you believe it? A squirrel-eating hawk!

The world would be a better and more productive place if we all concentrated on doing what we do


Critical condition

Critical condition YOUNGSTOWN -- A Canfield woman was in critical condition Saturday night at St.


Poland extends Regina, but falls

The Bulldogs dropped a 52-47 decision to the two-time defending Div. III state champ. By BRIAN


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

SATURDAY'S RESULTS GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Division I (at Alliance High School)


Temple on the Hill welcomes guests

YOUNGSTOWN -- Temple on the Hill 720 High Twelve Club met Feb. 8 at the Youngstown Masonic Temple


Diners can raise funds for foundation

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Ten Mercer County restaurants will participate in the Arc of Mercer County


Howland downs Jefferson for 18th

JEFFERSON -- Marianne Krececzowski scored 19 points while Darcy Quinlan added 17 to lead the Howland


INFORMATION

INFORMATION If you go Getting there: The Pratt Museum of Natural History is on the southeast


BIRDS

BIRDS Count being conducted The Great Backyard Bird Count is currently being conducted on a


WHAT'S DOING?

EVENTS Erie Dearie North East Ohio Outdoor Show, March 1-3, Eastwood Expo Center, Niles. 17th


MOUNTAINEER RESULTS

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MERCER, PA. Festival draws crafters galore

Proceeds help develop the arts in the school district and sponsor exchange students. By LAURI


Traficant is taking a big risk in being unprepared for trial

Opinion: It is always dangerous to speculate about the outcome of a battle, whether political or legal, in


Writing group to meet

Writing group to meet The critique group Focus on Fiction will meet at Barnes & amp; Noble in


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

MOUNTAINEER RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--E. Savannah (M.Rowland)10.205.403.60 Amazon Express


MIKE BRAUN A rise in deer limits?

The Ohio Wildlife Council heard proposals last week for Ohio deer hunting for 2002 that could give


KEYSTONE CLIPS Be a sweetheart and hit the road

Pennsylvania Sen. Robert Robbins of Greenville, R-50th, spent Valentine's Day on the road, traveling