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after nearly four months of focusing on the war on terrorism. Officials in both parties said

after nearly four months of focusing on the war on terrorism. Officials in both parties said


By LAURIE M. FISHER

By LAURIE M. FISHER VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Snow and prices are falling in the Colorado


Parks photo contest

Parks photo contest Send in your favorite 2001 photos from a national park, and you could have the


THE TREATMENT What to look for

Some tips for finding your way through the fog (or steam): Look for spas that are always good


FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK

FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK Delano E. Perel The FBI and the Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force


WARREN Officials threaten to discipline police chief

Chief Mandopoulos disagrees with the way the city accounts for overtime. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and


TOP 25 ROUNDUP Women's college basketball

No. 3 Oklahoma 80, No. 9 Texas Tech 68 LUBBOCK, Texas -- LaNeishia Caufield scored 23 points, and


WARREN Officials threaten to discipline chief

Chief Mandopoulos disagrees with the way the city accounts for overtime. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and


CAREER PATHS

PUBLIC RELATIONS CANFIELD -- Tim Fitzpatrick, a Canfield native, has been named director of public


NEW CASTLE Court refuses to drop lawsuit

The school district said there was not enough information in the lawsuit to go forward. By LAURE


LAWRENCE COUNTY Summer job became career

Janet Kalajainen hopes to run for at least one more term before retiring. By LAURE CIOFFI


Bowled over, snowed under

Random thoughts on the bowl season that was: UIt was painfully obvious that Oregon should have


HOWLAND -- Marianne Krezeczowski had a career-high 35 points for the Howland High girls basketball

HOWLAND -- Marianne Krezeczowski had a career-high 35 points for the Howland High girls basketball


BOYS BASKETBALL Once-beaten Bedford Chanel defeats Rayen

By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT YOUNGSTOWN -- Bernie Tarr, now in his second season


Mother reports daughter missing

COLUMBIANA -- The Columbiana County Sheriff's Department is looking for a 17-year-old girl, missing


Brokers prefer blue chips

With many stocks priced low, brokers say, it's a good time for investors to get into the market.


Anonymous juries aren't part of the American tradition; Traficant shouldn't face one

Opinion: Americans should be very careful about letting an air of secrecy envelop their court system. Much


INFORMATION

INFORMATION If you go Game Creek Club is located at Vail Resorts. For reservations or


SATURDAY'S RESULTS

SATURDAY'S RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALL AREA SCORES Bedford Chanel 68, Rayen 54 Ursuline 83,


COURTS

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Divorces granted Angela Pine vs. Ronald Pine. Denise Buttermore vs. Jay


Heroics of many kinds performed close to home

By ROGER G. SMITH VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER Year 2001 was one for the heroes -- locally, and well


KING EVENTS Schedule of activities

MERCER Jan. 15: 7 p.m., King's Dream, a fine arts presentation by Key Art Productions, in the


YOUNGSTOWN For starters, hone up on communication skills

The right combination of skills can make the difference of a starting salary and a promotion.


KEYSTONE CLIPS Statistics show level of rainfall drops in Mercer Co.

Mercer County ended the year considerably drier than normal. Rainfall statistics collected by the


YOUNGSTOWN Two officers are hurt trying to arrest men

Gun in hand, one officer was struck by a car after another had been dragged 30 feet. YOUNGSTOWN --


HOME IMPROVEMENT Replacing lockset is simple task for do-it-yourselfer

More people are replacing locksets before they wear out. By JAMES and MORRIS CAREY ASSOCIATED


Poland Garden Club inducts officers

BOARDMAN -- The Poland Garden Club held a Christmas party and luncheon Dec. 17 at the Holiday Inn.


FUND-RAISER Heart association plans annual gala event

Two awards will be presented at the benefit. BOARDMAN -- The American Heart Association will


MLK DAY King will be honored in 2-day observance

Two high school students will give readings of King's speech when he accepted the Nobel Prize for


WAR ON TERRORISM Roundup of developments

UU.S. Marines took custody of the chief of Osama bin Laden's terrorist training camps in


LOFTY EATING: The Game Creek Club near the summit at Vail offers regional contemporary American

LOFTY EATING: The Game Creek Club near the summit at Vail offers regional contemporary American


Photographic exhibit pays homage to towers

Photographic exhibit pays homage to towers New York's World Trade Center, destroyed in the Sept.


When our resolve dissolves

A busy lifestyle dependent on fast food hinders fitness, one therapist says. Many of those working


GETTING THERE

GETTING THERE The best way to reach Crested Butte is by flying into Gunnison Airport, which is


GIRL'S BASKETBALL Howland makes early lead hold up

The Tigers made 26 of 50 shots. HOWLAND -- Marianne Krezeczowski had a career-high 35 points for


COLUMBUS Law enforcement groups oppose weapons proposal

Under the proposal, county sheriffs would issue licenses to allow Ohioans to carry concealed


PEOPLE OF ANY AGE SHOULD HAVE A FIVE-YEAR PLAN FOR PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS, CAREER

PEOPLE OF ANY AGE SHOULD HAVE A FIVE-YEAR PLAN FOR PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS, CAREER


Throat cut in fight

Throat cut in fight WARREN -- A woman was injured in a fight at 2:30 a.m. Saturday at 2886 Duke


Address: 404 N. Belle Vista.

Address: 404 N. Belle Vista. Area: West Side. Owners: Denny and Stella Zarkovic. Judges'


JAMES DULLEY | Cutting your utility bills Radiant heat systems are efficient

Q. You recently wrote about electric radiant floor heating for comfort and silent operation, but I


BIRTHS

Forum Health Northside Jill and Richard Buzzard, 3782 Cumberland, Youngstown, girl, Jan. 5.


HEROES Good deeds done in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys

People who made a difference in 2001 in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys: Joseph O'Grady, a


CRAIG BEACH Meeting muddle, allegation of threats mark council session

There are now two council appointments under scrutiny. By TELA DURBIN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


OHIO Ice fishing guides

Jameson Riffle (419) 898-0744 West Sister/Off Locust Point Rick Dunlap Jr. (419) 797-4361


GIRLS BASKETBALL Bland, Boardman put end to Mooney's rally

Mooney coach Roy Nard called Ron Moschella's team "probably the best he's had." By JOE SCALZO


NEW CASTLE AREA Credit unions merge

The Ellwood City credit union will have a new office and extended hours. By LAURE CIOFFI


Penguins win

Penguins win The Pittsburgh Penguins shrugged off Eric Lindros' return to beat the New York


Johnny Appleseed Club seats slate

CORNERSBURG -- A candlelight ceremony for installation of officers was held Dec. 20 at Davidson's


Programs change name

Programs change name YOUNGSTOWN -- Meridian Services, 527 N. Meridian Road, became the new name of


Trumbull Art Gallery plans variety of classes

WARREN -- Trumbull Art Gallery, 720 Mahoning Ave. N.W., is offering art classes for beginners to


SHARON Lead-paint rules reduce home renewal program

The maximum housing rehabilitation assistance will be cut by two-thirds. By HAROLD GWIN


Burglary reported

Burglary reported YOUNGSTOWN -- A 30-year-old Osborn Avenue resident returned from work at 7:10


TOURISM Spas report surge of interest in recent years

When looking into places advertised as having 'spa' services, make sure to verify what's offered.


CRIME SOLVER Mercer County

The burglary of a Hermitage department store is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers this week:


OHIO

OHIO Special trout dates set at Castalia hatchery COLUMBUS -- Anglers interested in a special


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Tri-T -- will meet January 16 at 8 p.m. at the Poland community baseball center. All


Met tour is something to sing about

Visitors on the backstage tour get a glimpse of the many props, costumes and sets. By NAEDINE JOY


LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

BOARDMAN -- Atty. Mark Gervelis, senior counsel for the Gervelis Law Firm, has named a Board


INFORMATION If you go

When in operation, the Metropolitan Opera Guild Backstage Tours generally occur from October through


YOUNGSTOWN Ursuline rallies to tame Tigers

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF Ursuline senior Andre Edmonds scored 20 points in the


Take exercise in stride with regular walking

On blustery days, mall-walking programs provide a place to work out. If you want to get in shape


REGION

REGION Poland furniture store changes its name BOARDMAN -- Poland Countryside Furniture, 1305


TOP 10

TOP 10 Popular cities Favorite cities -- U.S. and foreign -- from Conde Nast Traveler magazine's


HUBBARD Mayor won't take action

After the department head was taken home by police, he went back to his car and drove off. By TIM


NEW YORK CITY Tourism drops since Sept. 11

Cultural institutions have experienced a decline in tourism and school field trips while having to


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY Clemente Ambulance, 666 Youngstown-Poland Road, Struthers, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.


MONDAY

Champion Township trustees, 6:30 p.m., township building. Champion Volunteer Fire Department


RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Eleven slated for Mercer County Hall fete

Eleven athletic standouts will be inducted into the Mercer County Hall of Fame on Jan. 19 at The


SCOTT SHALAWAY A conservation contact directory

Readers frequently ask for names of reputable conservation groups they might join, so here are some


SPEECH WINNERS Lakeview High School

Results from the Second Annual Cortland Lions Club Speech and Debate Tournament at Lakeview High


Envoy is optimistic about Mideast truce

Envoy is optimistic about Mideast truce JERICHO, West Bank -- A U.S. envoy was hopeful Saturday he


TODAY

TODAY Post 3307, VFW, 1351 Albert St., Youngstown, 2 p.m. Post 12, ITAM, 352 Calvin St.,


NHL ROUNDUP Saturday's other games

Red Wings 3, Avalanche 1 DETROIT -- Igor Larionov and Brendan Shanahan scored less than two


YOUNGSTOWN STATE

YOUNGSTOWN STATE Thursday -- Men's Basketball at Cleveland State, 7:05 p.m.; Women's Basketball


AREA YOUTH SOCCER RESULTS

AREA YOUTH SOCCER RESULTS VALLEY SPORTS CUP STANDINGS W-L-TPoints Under-11 Girls Division


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Khanty (B Sturgeon)3.402.802.20 Noble Grinder (R


MERCER COUNTY English nominates 10 area students

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Ten of the 20 high school students nominated by U.S. Rep. Phil English of Erie,


AUSTINTOWN -- Meeting a new friend and receiving inspiration at a craft show led to the creation of

AUSTINTOWN -- Meeting a new friend and receiving inspiration at a craft show led to the creation of


Turn empty old buildings into places for teens to go

Opinion: Turn empty old buildings into places for teens to go EDITOR: I read the letter from the teen in


Struggling to survive

Struggling to survive As steelmakers struggle for survival, the future of thousands of iron ore


Game Creek Club dishes up great view, gourmet dining

VAIL, Colo. -- The Game Creek Club, nestled 10,200 feet above sea level in the Rocky Mountains,


DOCTORS

DOCTORS State board president Dr. Ronald L. Detwiler of Columbiana County is president of the


PATRICIA C. SYAK | Symphony notes Violinist to perform at Powers Auditorium

"Violinist Robert McDuffie is a born advocate: a comfortable presence with a persuasive gift when it


HIGH SCHOOL RESULTS, SUMMARIES & amp; SCHEDULES

SATURDAY'S RESULTS GIRLS BASKETBALL AREA SCORES Ursuline 69, Maplewood 35 Salem 75, Niles 30


MIKE BRAUN Safety first for fishing on ice

What's the best thing to consider if you plan to go ice fishing this season? Consider all ice


MARY JO NAGY | PETS Caring for the planet pays dividends

It is time again for New Year's resolutions. This year, there are many things that you can do to


YSU women jar Butler for first Horizon win

Heather Harris broke out of her slump with`18 points, while Jen Perugini added 16 with 12 rebounds,


WEEKEND SPORTS TRANSACTIONS

WEEKEND SPORTS TRANSACTIONS BASEBALL National League MILWAUKEE BREWERS--Named Richard Cox vice


OFFICERS Installation ceremony is held by Sunrise Chapter at temple

Newly inducted officers announce their theme for the new season. GIRARD -- Michelle Haviland and


POWELL, OHIO After years-long search, man reunites with fellow veteran

The men, both from Ohio, first met as Marines in Vietnam and have reunited three decades later. By


Brokers' picks post negative returns

Stockbrokers posted negative returns of between 19 percent and 46 percent. By DON SHILLING


WHAT'S DOING?

EVENTS, SEASONS The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct its annual 13-week Boating skills and