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"Most of us learn to write by the second grade, then move on to bigger things." -- Bobby Knight


GREENVILLE, PA. Mayor expects budget to be redone

It will be up to the borough's new manager to straighten out budgetary problems. GREENVILLE, Pa.


PENNSYLVANIA Adoption group sets meeting

PITTSBURGH -- Adoptions From the Heart will have a free information meeting in Cranberry Township


STRUTHERS Officers hurt during arrest of 3 males

Police said two officers were struck several times. STRUTHERS -- A traffic stop escalated into an


CITY SERIES

CITY SERIES LeagueAll Rayen0-05-4 Chaney0-03-5 Wilson0-00-9 STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE


Lisa M. Tondo to be bride of Mr. Tomidajewicz

CAMPBELL -- Announcement is being made of the engagement of Lisa M. Tondo, 172 Coitsville Road, and


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Heather Appley and Robert Kirkpatrick II, 28 W. Liberty St., Girard, boy, Dec. 27.


New year, new baby

New year, new baby YOUNGSTOWN -- The first baby of the new year in the Mahoning and Shenango


GAIL WHITE Driving under the influence ... of children

I was at a holiday party, enjoying the company of old friends. A group of us had engaged in a


Altercation leaves husband injured

YOUNGSTOWN -- Phillip Albenze, 33, of Eleanor Avenue suffered a gunshot wound to his right arm and


WARREN Gable's Harley to be featured at Packard Museum

The exhibit features a collection of vintage motorcycles. WARREN -- The "Knuckle Head" is coming


SHENANGO VALLEY Garbage service fees rise

Hermitage, Farrell and Sharon are required to have recycling programs in place. By HAROLD GWIN


Blood donations

Blood donations YOUNGSTOWN -- The American Red Cross wants the public to start the new year off


Relay for Life

Relay for Life NILES -- Anyone interested in having a team participate in the Niles Relay for Life


A CLOSER LOOK Jamie Dunn

Worst loss of his career: "Probably two years ago against Canfield. We went into the game 5-1,


WARREN Donations decline for AIDS food bank

Most of the donations are now going to women and children. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


YOUNGSTOWN More Butler copies to go up

Mural No. 2 should go up on the Cedar's Cafe building before spring. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL


MERCER COUNTY Officials look at bridge plan

The county was prepared to impose sanctions. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU MERCER,


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Valley needs a bee in its bonnet for good buzz

Ever since "The Sopranos"' fictional Paulie Walnuts got arrested in Youngstown, I've been stewing


Photographer-turned-counselor helps out with the big picture

By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER STRUTHERS -- After spending nearly two decades as a


Stanton's still makes the cut

By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER FTER ANNOUNCING THAT he was closing Stanton's Market


MERCER COUNTY Ex-tax collector gets time in jail

A South Carolina man will serve time in a Pennsylvania prison for a sex offense. MERCER, Pa. -- A


Dead tree falls on car, killing 4 in family

Dead tree falls on car, killing 4 in family GREENFIELD, Ind. -- A dead tree fell on top of a


POLICE BLOTTER Canfield, Austintown

Summary of police activity: CANFIELD CITY Dec. 24 Counterfeit money: A supervisor at Farmers


PENNSYLVANIA State takes applications for government internships

HARRISBURG -- Pennsylvania college students interested in government may apply for summer


By JO ANN JONES

By JO ANN JONES VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT BERLIN CENTER -- CEO Crystalin DeMarco earned only $40


Authorities search for woman last seen near Ohio River wharf

EAST LIVERPOOL -- City police and West Virginia firefighters were to continue searching the Ohio


JAMIE DUNN Coach's son takes path that fits his life

The Poland senior is the leader of the Bulldogs' boys basketball team. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR


Alison Parlink, Joseph Protain to be married

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Parlink of Tanglewood Drive are announcing the engagement of their


HAIRY OCCASIONS Taming your mane

The following are tips from hair professionals for keeping different kinds of hair trouble to an


Apartment complex owner reports vandalism

GIRARD -- A New Year's Eve party turned ugly, resulting in damage to four apartments at a complex at


Girard decisions were made appropriately

Opinion: Girard decisions were made appropriately EDITOR: There is a movement afoot in the present City


Creatura-Kasner vows are set for early May

NILES -- Michelle Lynn Creatura and Sonny J. Kasner, both of Niles, are announcing plans for their


PREVIEW Rose Bowl

Who: No. 1 Miami (11-0) vs. No. 4 Nebraska (11-1). When: Thursday, 8 p.m. TV: ABC. Coaches:


EAST PALESTINE New fire chief settles into job

The fire department's budget is $120,000 less than last year's. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM


hThere's nothing like a national crisis to forge presidential greatness. Although many historians

hThere's nothing like a national crisis to forge presidential greatness. Although many historians


After firebombing, police arrest three

YOUNGSTOWN -- The aftermath of a firebombing at 1955 Smithfield St. turned up stolen vehicles,


NILES Olympics bus driver will have front seat

The Kentucky resident's parents still live in Niles. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


Newest coach at Golden Dome

Newest coach at Golden Dome Tyrone Willingham is dreaming of more than just coaching Notre Dame.


Rural fatalities drop

Rural fatalities drop COLUMBUS -- Lt. Gov. Maureen O'Connor has announced that Ohio saw a decrease


THURSDAY

Springfield Township trustees special meeting for reorganization, 7 p.m., 3475 E. South Range Road,


LORDSTOWN Russian orphans call to woman's kindness

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF LORDSTOWN -- A trip of several thousand miles a year


Bridge closing

Bridge closing NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Covert's Crossing Bridge in Mahoning and Union townships will be


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.822.95 Banc One,.84,39.6339.64 Clear Channel, 50.76


OHIO STATE VS. MIAMI Family's football rivalry: hotter by a few degrees

The mother said her loyalties will lie with whomever she is talking to at the time. By SHERRI L.


Judge reduces charge against Marilyn Manson

Judge reduces charge against Marilyn Manson CLARKSTON, Mich. -- A judge has reduced a charge


SALEM SCHOOLS Interim treasurer job still available

One option available to the district would be to hire another district's treasurer part time. By


Makers of film and steel find they have things in common

Opinion: What does a steel worker in Northeastern Ohio have in common with a film maker in Massachusetts?


Students learn from T-shirt business

By JO ANN JONES VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT BERLIN CENTER -- CEO Crystalin DeMarco earned only $40


New year, new baby, and a little early at that

New year, new baby, and a little early at that YOUNGSTOWN -- The first baby of the new year in the


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

FRIDAY Holy Trinity Church, 250 Bridge St., Struthers, will be selling potato, cabbage and lekvar


Meeting rescheduled

Meeting rescheduled LORDSTOWN -- Council has rescheduled its first meeting of the new year.