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TRAFICANT ON TRIAL 'Round and 'round and 'round we go

The consensus is that mittens are warmer; something about the fingers touching one another. By


Science curriculum should include intelligent design

Opinion: Science curriculum should include intelligent design EDITOR: I just read a letter you published


Genene Wilson, Steve Mattern to wed Aug. 31

YOUNGSTOWN -- Genene Wilson and Steve Mattern, both of 250 Wychwood Lane, are announcing plans for


Parents announce Carlton-Auslander wedding plans

POLAND -- Wayne and Kathleen Carlton, 7900 Meadowbrooke Trail, announce the engagement of their


BASKETBALL Lisbon holds off Slippery Rock

The Blue Devils won 53-49 in the preliminary game at YSU. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS


PENNSYLVANIA Man knows about affairs of the heart

Getting a second heart transplant is considered unusual and controversial in the medical field. By


With Patricia Veisz

With Patricia Veisz Age: 50 Hometown: Butler, Pa.; lives in Boardman. Occupation: Director,


2 women arrested in Sharon

SHARON, Pa. -- Police called to a disturbance at a house in the 400 block of Alderman Avenue


Merz-Parker wedding to be in Youngstown

COLUMBIANA -- Announced by Rita and Paul Merz, 46000 Metz Road, is the engagement of their daughter,


YSU

YSU Men's team hits the road DETROIT -- The Youngstown State University men's basketball team


NEW CASTLE Police chase wanted man

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- City police said a man wanted in Duquesne, Pa., on attempted criminal homicide


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BOYS BASKETBALL SUNDAY'S SCORES AREA Lisbon 53, Slippery Rock 49 George Junior 58, Akron St.


YOUNGSTOWN There's no debate: They're into speech

The regional finalists will go on to a national tournament in North Carolina. By STEPHEN SIFF


Shelly Lever, Christopher N. Colla engaged, to be married in September

SILVER LAKE -- Michael J. and Sandra L. Clum, 2940 Millboro Road, are announcing the engagement of


Standing guard for old soldiers

By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF BAZETTA -- The lives of hundreds of men who marched


New toys for big boys

The auto show will begin March 2 and will feature more than 750 vehicles from a variety of


Hit-and-run accident snaps utility pole

SHARON, Pa. -- Police said a hit-and-run accident along East State Street in front of the Sharon


COLUMBIANA CO. Help paying taxes is offered

Hundreds of taxpayers already are taking advantage of the payback program. By NORMAN LEIGH


COLUMBIANA CO. Program offers help in paying property taxes

Hundreds of taxpayers already are taking advantage of the payback program. By NORMAN LEIGH


Protest of execution planned at church

Protest of execution planned at church YOUNGSTOWN -- An event has been scheduled for Tuesday


February 18, 1975: With food prices still booming, home gardeners are ordering seeds for spring

Opinion: February 18, 1975: With food prices still booming, home gardeners are ordering seeds for spring


TAAAA 2002 inductees

The Trumbull African American Achievers Association's Hall of Fame banquet will be at 6 p.m.


Debra Bailey, Michael Johnson are engaged

Announcement is being made of the engagement of Debra Bailey, 4280 Bethel Road, New Wilmington, Pa.,


YOUNGSTOWN Man, 89, stabbed in his home

YOUNGSTOWN -- An 89-year-old South Side man was stabbed several times during a robbery at his


GETTING IT RIGHT

A story in Saturday's editions on the closing of Heritage Ford-Mercury in East Palestine should have


Hermitage plans to get technical at Gateway

The park will be developed in at least three phases; a tenant already located in phase one. By


POLAND Artistic couple finds charms in the Valley

By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR BUSINESS EDITOR POLAND -- She's a petite, 35-year-old dancer who


STUNNING UPSET George Junior trips James, Irish, 58-57

The Tigers came from way behind to upset the nationally ranked team in overtime. By BRIAN


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth James and Maria McNally, 1505 DenJean Drive, Warren, girl, Feb. 7. Eric and Krista


WARREN Golf course operator asks officials to pay up

The law director said he didn't realize a bill for a fund-raiser had not been paid. By PEGGY


SCHEDULE Winter Olympics

TODAY Biathlon At Soldier Hollow Women's 4 x 7.5 km relay, 1:30 p.m. Curling At The Ice


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WORTH A LOOK

AUCTIONS XMary Mother of Hope Church will sponsor an art auction March 2 at the parish center, 124


ONE ON ONE | Patricia Veisz Small business developer cultivates success

I don't think most people know the Small Business Development Center is here. What do you do?


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Ronald A. Andio, 41, of 4445 S. Turner Road, Canfield, and


TOP 25

TOP 25 Sunday's other games Rutgers 64, No. 13 Miami 61 Jerome Coleman scored a career-high 30


George Junior trips James, Irish, 58-57

The Tigers came from way behind to upset the nationally ranked team in overtime. By BRIAN


Parents announce plans for Coscia, Horm wedding

Announced by Rodney and Vicky Coscia, 13697 Foust Road, Conneaut Lake, Pa., and Kenneth and Linda


WHAT'S NE

T: THE CHRYSLER CROSSFIRE, A SPORTS CAR THAT BLENDS EUROPEAN PROPORTIONS AND TECHNOLOGY WITH


Theresa Palette to be bride of Andrew Platt

The engagement of Theresa Palette, 4102 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna, and Andrew Platt, 1744D Tree Top


ON TELEVISION From Salt Lake City

TODAY (NBC) 1-6 p.m. -- Ice hockey (USA vs. Belarus, Russia vs. Finland). 8-11:30 p.m. --


Summary of police activity:

Summary of police activity: BOARDMAN: Feb. 5 Theft: A wallet was stolen at K-Mart, 1209


Shot in carjacking

Shot in carjacking YOUNGSTOWN -- A North Side man told city police that he and his cousin were


THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN NATION F.N.B. declares quarterly dividend NAPLES -- F.N.B. Corp.


TRIAL UPDATE

TRIAL UPDATE There is no testimony in the trial of U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. today because


These Northern Ohio National Forensic League competitors earned a trip to the 2002 National Speech

These Northern Ohio National Forensic League competitors earned a trip to the 2002 National Speech


COLUMBIANA Help with paying taxes is offered

Hundreds of taxpayers already are taking advantage of the payback program. By NORMAN LEIGH


IF YOU GO Greater Cleveland International Car Show

Where: Cleveland I-X Center When: March 2-10 Hours: Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.;


Kentucky Court holds a child's future in its hands

Opinion: Children get a lot of lip service in the United States. The phrase "Leave No Child Behind" has


HIRING CRUNCH Young adults are hit hardest

Teens are at a big disadvantage in a down job market. RALEIGH NEWS & amp; OBSERVER T.J.


FUND-RAISER Quad run and party

Bob Varano's friends are putting on a fund-raiser to help him pay for his $2,100 per month


Man reports beating

Man reports beating AUSTINTOWN -- Police are investigating a report that several men beat a Purdue


School Board right to avoid Wagner's latest ploy

Opinion: In his latest move to secure public funding for his would-be charter school, Legacy Academy, Bishop


Opposition demands government resign

Opposition demands government resign KATMANDU, Nepal -- Parliament members knocked down a podium,


Crash injures woman

Crash injures woman NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A Slippery Rock, Pa., woman was treated at Jameson Memorial


AGENDA

AGENDA TUESDAY Workforce Policy Board of Mahoning and Columbiana Training Association executive


6TH, 17TH DISTRICTS It's crunch time for Congress hopefuls

Thursday is the filing deadline for partisan candidates to run for the congressional seats. By


GJR's defense denies star his curtain call

George Junior Republic coach Bob McConnell said the Sports Illustrated cover subject settled for too


MAHONING COUNTY Suburbs show signs of disgust at roadside ads

Canfield Township's zoning inspector removed about 100 of the signs last year. By IAN HILL


CANFIELD Special troop has special needs

Despite its longevity, Boy Scout Troop 3 is facing difficulties. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR


Penguins season winding down

YOUNGSTOWN -- The 2001-02 basketball season will wind up this week for both Youngstown State


Team Canada struggles

Team Canada struggles Team Canada hockey coach Pat Quinn says, "This is a tense time. We're having


ATV accident

ATV accident MERCER Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police said Matthew C. Ahr, 13, of Carlton in