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TRAFICANT ON TRIAL Is unlisted and private office a misuse of taxpayer money?

The hideaway office in Canfield isn't listed anywhere, but taxpayers pay the rent. By PATRICIA


Highlights thus far in the racketeering trial of U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr.

Highlights thus far in the racketeering trial of U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. U R. Allen


3 face attempted homicide charges

SHARON, Pa. -- Three Warren, Ohio, men face attempted homicide charges after shots were fired from a


Ticket revenue declines

Traffic cases decreased by more than 18 percent in Girard Municipal Court. By TIM YOVICH


Crash overturns vehicle, injuring six

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Six people were hurt when the vehicle they were riding in flipped over and slid


Bush's trip could bolster his worldwide standing

Opinion: As President Bush spends this week meeting with leaders in Japan, South Korea and China and


COLUMBIANA School board approves levy for primary ballot

The board is seeking a new member. COLUMBIANA -- The Columbiana village board of education


AGENDA

WEDNESDAY Southington Township trustees, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Mathews Board of Education, 7


SURPLUS FOOD

Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 920 Dryden Ave., Youngstown, food only, 10 a.m. to noon


Pa. governor's wife to attend area benefit

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Kathy Schweiker, Pennsylvania's first lady, will join the Mercer County Unit of


McNeil sparks JFK's triumph

The senior came off the bench to help the Eagles open up a huge lead. By DOUG CHAPIN VINDICATOR


In-service meeting

In-service meeting WARREN -- Mathews Board of Education will have a special board member-


Programming a promising future

By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- LaKendra Evans knows that computer


GIRLS SECTIONAL Hubbard knocks out unbeaten Southeast

The Eagles will play Salem next. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF AUSTINTOWN -- The


GIRARD Leatherworks trial is delayed

GIRARD -- The 11th District Court of Appeals has delayed indefinitely a trial to determine the


WINTER OLYMPICS Artist with Valley roots branches out

The Olympics stage designer also helped to create an entire Star Trek Enterprise replica in Las


SOUTH RANGE School sees increase as a problem

Committees will be developed to study the district's space problems. By NANCY BAILEY VINDICATOR


MCDONALD Local grad serves in AmeriCorps

The national service program is for 18- to 24-year-olds and targets communities in need. By DENISE


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Teacher's passion for music inspires students

Twice in my life I have talked to someone who loved their vocation --- not liked it, loved it. Two


GIRARD Income from tickets drops

Traffic cases decreased in Girard Municipal Court. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


COLUMBIANA School levy OK'd for May ballot

The board is seeking a new member. COLUMBIANA -- The Columbiana school board approved placement of


REUNIONS

John F Kennedy Class of 1972 will hold its 30th reunion the weekend of July 4. Contact Anna


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MERCER COUNTY Women settle lawsuit involving harassment

Mercer County paid out $57,500 to resolve sexual harassment claims. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR


GIRLS DIVISION II TOURNAMENT Salem continues dominance of Niles

AUSTINTOWN -- Salem High continued its dominance over Niles. Alyson Cotter scored 17 points to


NEW WILMINGTON Hart to run again for 4th District seat

She is the only Republican seeking the nomination. NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- U.S. Rep. Melissa Hart


Injured firefighters are all recovering

Injured firefighters are all recovering YOUNGSTOWN -- Three firefighters injured Saturday at a


THE TRIMMINGS Impress guests with details

Have a basket or a drawer with toiletries guests might have forgotten, like toothbrush and


PROFILE Reinaldo "Ray" Sanchez

Age: 50 Hometown: Youngstown Occupation: Youngstown Fire Department since 1976; captain at No. 1


Official seeks way to help with bills

Natural-gas companies have blamed colder than normal temperatures and a natural-gas shortage. By


TRUMBULL COUNTY Official seeks way to help with bills

Natural-gas companies have blamed colder than normal temperatures and a natural-gas shortage. By


Soap stars coming

Soap stars coming NILES -- The 2002 Mahoning Valley Home and Garden Show will offer both home and


2 Hubbard teens seriously hurt in Hermitage crash

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Police said two Hubbard teen-age girls were seriously injured when the car in


MAHONING COUNTY Officials to tout addict programs

A summit of county officials and others is scheduled for later this year. By BOB JACKSON


Ruling expected on use of hearsay evidence

Over the weekend, the jury may have wondered why the congressman owed the IRS so much money. By


American showcase hits the ice

This country's passion for figure skating stems from our athletes' rare domination in a winter


James & amp; Weaver has a new boss

THE VINDICATOR YOUNGSTOWN -- The name is the same, but James & amp; Weaver Office


Winner take almost all

Winner take almost all A Big Ten title is so close the Ohio State Buckeyes can almost reach out


17TH DISTRICT Latell reacts to Ryan run

The only candidate to file for the 17th District seat questions the rookie state senator's


HORIZON LEAGUE Penguins fail to salvage final road game, losing to Detroit

Youngstown State is 0-15 away from Beeghly Center after Monday's 63-52 loss. VINDICATOR STAFF


THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN REGION Marcus Thomas plans new headquarters BEACHWOOD -- Marcus


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.933.05 Banc One,.84,35.3235.36 Clear Channel, 48.75


COLUMBIANA Legion back on schedule

Members hope to add a banquet hall to the new building. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU


SCHEDULE Winter Olympics

TODAY Bobsleigh At Utah Olympic Park Two-Women, 6:30 p.m. Cross-Country Skiing At Soldier


GIRARD COURT Annual report

Highlights of the Girard Municipal Court's 2000 annual report filed by Judge Michael A. Bernard:


New partnership good for YSU and industry

Opinion: A new associate's degree program in technical studies developed by Youngstown State University and


BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Line Drive Academy -- will conduct spring training specials Sundays into April.


Facing funding woes

By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Libraries level the learning field,


DIVISION II GIRLS SECTIONAL Hubbard knocks out unbeaten Southeast, 59-42

The Eagles will play Salem next. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF AUSTINTOWN -- The


ARKANSAS Wal-Mart is world's biggest company

For the first time since the Industrial Revolution, a service business is on top. CHRISTIAN


Libraries facing funding woes

By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Libraries level the learning field,


TRUMBULL COUNTY Psychological testing sought for teen in explosives case

The defense attorney says she believes her client should remain in the juvenile justice system. By


SALEM Council panel questions plan for city ambulance

City officials say that, overall, private ambulance companies are doing a satisfactory job. By


PENNSYLVANIA New Castle romps over Trinity, 85-54

The Red Hurricanes opened the WPIAL playoffs with a 30-3 run. By ERIC POOLE VINDICATOR


COLUMBIANA CORNER Prayer catches on

When newly elected Columbiana County Commissioner Sean Logan persuaded his peers, Jim Hoppel and


CRIME STOPPERS Greater Youngstown

An extradition warrant out of New Jersey for Vincent S. Tharrington is the focus of Crime Stoppers


ON TV From Salt Lake City

TODAY (NBC) 4-5 p.m. -- Cross country skiing (men's and women's sprints). 8-11:30 p.m. --


DOCTORS AND DRUG COMPANIES

Opinion: DOCTORS AND DRUG COMPANIES Providence Journal: The Enron scandal has shown what can happen when


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT * Ron Carcelli, who worked as a street foreman for Struthers Engineer's


NORTHFIELD RESULTS MONDAY

NORTHFIELD RESULTS MONDAY 1st--Summer Dash (D Ross)5.603.603.00 I Am Sexy (R Green)4.805.20


GIRARD Clerk of courts resigns; lips are sealed as to why

Girard's clerk of courts was being paid $46,000 a year. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


Fatal crash probed

Fatal crash probed MERCER, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police continue investigating a crash last


Ex-staffer testifies she refused to give kickback

Traficant said he'll run in the 17th Congressional District, possibly as an independent. By


YOUNGSTOWN Provost Scanlon leaves with positive outlook for YSU

`By RON COLE VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Come next week, Jim Scanlon trades the


No religion can dictate public school curriculum

Opinion: No religion can dictate public school curriculum EDITOR: I am in complete agreement with the


ONE-ON-ONE | Reinaldo Sanchez Youngstown firefighter welcomes challenges

Q. Are you carrying on a family tradition of firefighters or are you the first? A. No, I'm the


17TH DISTRICT Latell reacts to a run by Ryan

The only candidate to file for the 17th District seat questions the rookie state senator's


Charged with assault

Charged with assault GIRARD -- A 23-year-old Girard man is charged with aggravated vehicular


Judge will run

Judge will run YOUNGSTOWN -- Judge R. Scott Krichbaum, a Poland Republican, has filed to run for


GIRLS SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT Ridge, Crestview claim first-round Div. III wins

The Rams rallied past East Palestine 60-45, while Crestview edged Springfield. By JOHN KOVACH


Dinner to honor official

Dinner to honor official GROVE CITY --The Mercer County Republican Party will honor former state


Woman says she lost $3,400 in scam at mall

Woman says she lost $3,400 in scam at mall BOARDMAN -- A 21-year-old West Boulevard woman told


YSU MEN'S BASKETBALL Penguins fail to salvage final road game, losing to Detroit

Youngstown State went 0-15 away from Beeghly Center after Monday's 63-52 loss. VINDICATOR STAFF