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NILES PROGRAM Teacher exercises good judgment

The superintendent called the teacher a champion of the disabled. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR


Michael Doss stays in school

Opinion: Whether it was the influence of Ohio State Football Coach Jim Tressel or the wise words of Michael


NEW CASTLE, PA. Jameson, St. Francis study merger of hospital systems

A financial feasibility study is being done. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Lawrence County's two largest


CLUB CALENDAR

BOOSTERS XChampion Band Boosters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the high school band room.


ANNIVERSARY MCAR Inc.

Mercer County Association for the Retarded has a yearlong series of events scheduled to mark its


UNITED WAY OF TRUMBULL COUNTY Allocations will be reduced

The campaign raised about 86 percent of its goal. WARREN -- Plant closures, retirements and the


PENNSYLVANIA New Castle's Spino beats former team

The senior transfer helped the Red Hurricanes upend Butler. By ERIC POOLE VINDICATOR


Community service

Community service YOUNGSTOWN -- A Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Community Service of


CANFIELD Workshop to explore spiritual journeys

A wellness expert said people are searching for renewed spiritual awareness since Sept. 11. By


LEGO ROBOTS Results

Northeast Ohio Robot Middle School Competition standings: OVERALL First: Boardman Center Middle


WARREN Ex-paratrooper receives overdue Purple Heart

Government officials had trouble locating records of LaMarr Senne's injury. By PETER H. MILLIKEN


HERMITAGE, PA. Mercer Association for the Retarded is 50 years old

The organization had about 20 clients when it started but serves more than 500 today. By HAROLD


STATE

STATE Television parts plant to close a year early OTTAWA, Ohio -- A plant that makes television


EASTER

EASTER Service listing The Vindicator will run a listing of area services that are open to the


United Way of Trumbull County's board of directors announced the distribution of funds to more than

United Way of Trumbull County's board of directors announced the distribution of funds to more than


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Troopers keep buckling down on seat-belt use

By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU LISBON -- Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol


NILES School district aims to join TCTC

The next step is a vote from the career and technical center on whether to include Niles in its


Salem elementary pupils work to raise money for new flagpole

By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU SALEM -- Pupils at Buckeye Elementary are digging deep


Warren stands tall; Spartans fall

Warren Harding had four players in double figures in an 80-55 win over Boardman. By JOE SCALZO


Those who believe and do good, for them are gardens of bliss.

Those who believe and do good, for them are gardens of bliss. Koran 31:8


TRUMBULL COUNTY Schoolchildren gear up for Prep Bowl contest

Pupils in the county prepare all year for the much-anticipated competition. By AMANDA C. DAVIS


CLEVELAND 3 from Valley indicted on drug charges

CLEVELAND -- A federal grand jury has indicted David J. Holden, 48, of Creed Circle, Campbell, and


POLICE BLOTTER Boardman, Poland

Summary of police activity: BOARDMAN Jan. 1 Burglary: Someone broke a window of an apartment


Mylanta is the top-selling liquid antacid with 2001 sales of $41 million; Pepcid AC, with sales of

Mylanta is the top-selling liquid antacid with 2001 sales of $41 million; Pepcid AC, with sales of


BOARDMAN High school student faces trafficking charge

The student has been suspended from school. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Women's conference

Women's conference POLAND -- New Life Assembly of God's 2002 women's conference, "Desperate For


FLAG FOOTBALL

FLAG FOOTBALL VALLEY SPORTS LEAGUE TeamRecord Uno7-1 The Truth6-2 Bushwackers5-3


Mitchell-Lewis engagement is made known

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mike and Judy Shakhtra, 1207 E. Indianola Ave., are announcing the engagement of their


PREP FOOTBALL Berlin Western Reserve has experienced staff

Only one coach was held over from the 2001 staff. By JoANN JONES VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


CITY SERIES Webster leads Timken past Woodrow Wilson

The Trojans rallied from a 58-50 deficit to win 73-65. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


NORTHFIELD RESULTS

NORTHFIELD RESULTS FRIDAY 1st--Sir Chad(R Tharps)6.404.802.60 Willow Spice(J


Let the world watch

Opinion: A federal judge presiding over the trial of accused terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui says she has


Forum Health Northside

Forum Health Northside Michael D. and Carli A. Wojciak, 1185 Henn-Hyde N.E., Warren, girl, Jan.


KOS SLAYING Suspect asks judge to toss statements

Perry Ricciardi said he was discouraged from contacting an attorney when he was questioned. By


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Columbiana High School -- is accepting applications for assistant varsity baseball coach.


BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY Renovated student union to reopen

The facility is now nearly twice its original size. BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Bowling Green State


Poland rallies to upend Canfield, 38-31

The Bulldogs were held without a field goal in the first half and still won. By GARY HOUSTEAU


NATION Report eyes high school dropout rates

Cleveland gets a black eye in the graduation study. NEW YORK -- A new report released by the


Teachers in Sebring send strike notice

SEBRING -- The Sebring Local Education Association sent a strike notice to the board of education


Mooney-Ursuline hockey team winner

BOARDMAN -- Luke Johnston and Joey Toth each scored two goals as the Mooney-Ursuline High hockey


SALEM Buckeye Elementary kids work to raise money for new flagpole

The youngsters want a new staff from which to fly Old Glory. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM


BOARDMAN YMCA site is checked for chrome

Officials say they are addressing the situation. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.903.09 Banc One, .84,38.1638.17 Clear Channel, 51.86


YOUNGSTOWN Middle schoolers get a Lego up

Sponsors hopes to make the competition an annual event By VERONICA GORLEY VINDICATOR STAFF


INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE South Range opens big lead, rolls past McDonald, 77-65

MCDONALD -- Matt Kirk scored 10 of his 20 points in the first quarter as South Range jumped out to a


YSU MEN'S HOOPS Today's game

MEN Who: YSU (3-10, 1-2) vs. Butler (14-2, 1-2). When: 7 p.m. Where: Beeghly Center. The


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Daniel L. Burtner, legal age, of 9555 Struthers Road No. 532,


MAHONING COUNTY Board to place 0.5% sales tax on ballot in May

The sales tax brings in about $12.5 million a year. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE


WESTERN RESERVE SCHOOLS School board approves budget and elects officers

The board also heard a proposal about funding for an anti-tobacco program. By JoANN JONES


Dave Thomas: Did well in hamburger business, did a lot of good in life

Opinion: A lot of people have sold a lot of hamburgers in the last quarter century. But only a couple have


TRUMBULL ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Lakeview holds off Badger rally

Kevin Rigby led the Bulldogs with 18 points in the 59-47 win. By DOUG CHAPIN VINDICATOR


Cutting wood or cutting edge

Cutting wood or cutting edge Almost as many colleges nationwide offer a degree in carpentry (132)


Gary Condit ignores questions about intern

Gary Condit ignores questions about intern MERCED, Calif. -- Rep. Gary Condit participated in a


Poindexter steals win for Ursuline

The Irish junior had a double-double in the 43-42 win over Mooney. By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR


Struthers Middle School wins state News Bowl

Struthers Middle School wins state News Bowl STRUTHERS -- Eighth-grade pupils from Struthers


Luff-Parker engagement is announced

UNIONTOWN -- The engagement of Kristen Ann Luff and Bruce William Parker, both of 2119 Stonehenge


Birds with West Nile

Birds with West Nile YOUNGSTOWN -- Three black-capped chickadee birds found in Mill Creek Park


Raiders stand tall; Spartans fall

Harding had four players in double figures in an 80-55 win over Boardman. By JOE SCALZO


Cancer scholarships

Cancer scholarships CANFIELD -- The Ohio Division of the American Cancer Society is offering


CANFIELD COURT 3 accused of beating cows to pay fines, make restitution

The judge told the men that Angels for Animals and Animal Charity have first option to benefit from


LOCAL

LOCAL Poland's Dibo selects Wofford POLAND -- Gaby Dibo, a much-honored defensive tackle for the


WARREN Officers complain more about official

The safety-service director says some officers are afraid he'll see something they don't want him to