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FARM SHOW More winners

Mercer and Lawrence County residents who won or placed in their respective categories were: Jeremy


CANFIELD -- Rachel Rodabaugh of Philadelphia and Nikolai Suvorov of Youngstown exchanged marriage

CANFIELD -- Rachel Rodabaugh of Philadelphia and Nikolai Suvorov of Youngstown exchanged marriage


AGENDA

AGENDA MONDAY Austintown Township trustees, 7 p.m., 82 Ohltown Road. Canfield Township


Companies differ on how to handle employees' using cell phones for personal calls.

Companies differ on how to handle employees' using cell phones for personal calls.


Susan Bowles, Scott Greenwood to be married

ROGERS -- Joe and Kay Greenwood of Rogers are announcing the engagement of their son, 1st Lt. Scott


TOP 25 ROUNDUP Women's college basketball

No. 24 Boston College 81, Pittsburgh 57 PITTSBURGH -- Kim Makie scored 16 points and had 10


WHAT'S DOING?

EVENTS, SEASONS The Youngstown Power Squadron will hold a 5-week basic boating course starting


New Castle man scheduled to face trespass charges

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Charges against a 78-year-old Highland Avenue man were bound for court Friday by


Attorney's comments show elitist viewpoint

Opinion: Attorney's comments show elitist viewpoint EDITOR: In a Jan. 5, Vindicator article, Atty. David


Negative reports hurt Red Cross blood supplies

There were 5,000 first-time donors in the Northern Ohio Region in September. By WILLIAM K.


Meeting the famous can be a thrill

A chance encounter with Steve Doocy was a major high for the Wellsville woman. WELLSVILLE -- When


JACK WOLLITZ Take precautions on ice after warmer temps

Mild weather may have slushed its surface, but the eight-mile-long ice cube known as Mosquito Creek


CAREER PATHS

ENGINEERING YOUNGSTOWN -- Boltech, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of equipment for the metals


Florida aims to bring winter tourists back

Florida aims to bring winter tourists back Time was when Floridians (anyone who's lived there a


Downtown agency rebuilds its relationship with council

Council will give the CIC six months or so before evaluating its future. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY


STRUTHERS -- Julie Gallo scored 10 of her team's 16 points in the third quarter to help Poland High

STRUTHERS -- Julie Gallo scored 10 of her team's 16 points in the third quarter to help Poland High


ELIZABETH CURTIS AARON NAVAS

ELIZABETH CURTIS AARON NAVAS YOUNGSTOWN -- St. Christine Church was the setting Dec. 29 as


Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands CLEVELAND -- Twenty-one bands will compete in the second annual Battle of the


Here is what U.S. airline taxes and fees are used for, according to the FAA:

Here is what U.S. airline taxes and fees are used for, according to the FAA: DOMESTIC PASSENGER


HIGH SCHOOL BOWLING SCORES & amp; SCHEDULE

MAHONING VALLEY CONFERENCE VARSITY BOYS Jan. 9 results Warren Harding 2792, Cardinal Mooney 2652


Book tells how to color boldly

Book tells how to color boldly "Bold Colors for Modern Rooms" is not for wimps. Then again, maybe


GIRLS BASKETBALL Poland in easy win

The Bulldogs rolled past Struthers 49-29. STRUTHERS -- Julie Gallo scored 10 of her team's 16


CANFIELD HOCKEY Loss to Aurora is minor setback

The Cardinals still have five wins in their last eight games. By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS


YSU

YSU Jen Perugini nationally ranked YOUNGSTOWN -- Freshman women's basketball player Jen Perugini


Dinner is held to mark Bennetts' 50th anniversary

NEW MIDDLETOWN -- A private dinner party being held today at Antone's Restaurant in Columbiana will


TRI-COUNTY TRY ... TRY... TRIUMPH!

By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER he leaders of most mahoning Valley school districts were


Be a Vindicator news contact

Be a Vindicator news contact If you have an e-mail address and would like to become a Vindicator


IN THE BOOTH: From left, Kevin Anderson, John Turturro and Brad Beyer play Frank Gifford, Howard

IN THE BOOTH: From left, Kevin Anderson, John Turturro and Brad Beyer play Frank Gifford, Howard


Discovering BALANCE

By CATHY SECKMAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT WELLSVILLE -- In this river community, where there are


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Tri-T -- will meet Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. at the Poland Community Baseball Center. All


YOUNGSTOWN STATE

YOUNGSTOWN STATE Today -- Women's Basketball at Loyola-Chicago, 7 p.m. Thursday -- Women's


Boyer-Parker engagement is revealed

John Boyer of Englewood, Colo., and Elizabeth Bellas of Warren are revealing the engagement of their


Lodges to hold annual awards night

YOUNGSTOWN -- The three area Temple on the Hill lodges, Hillman, Youngstown and St. Alban's, will


Mahoning County officials under pressure to improve

Opinion: While we agree with Ohio Auditor Jim Petro that it would be impossible for Mahoning County


NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Springfield High opened the second half by out-scoring McDonald 20-2 and went on

NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Springfield High opened the second half by out-scoring McDonald 20-2 and went on


MERCER, LAWRENCE COUNTIES Beef exhibitors capture ribbons at Farm Show

Farmers from this end of the state took some top honors with their beef cattle. By HAROLD GWIN


METRO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE GIRLS Krezeczowski stars in return

Ex-Niles player Marianne Krezeczowski, now with Howland, scored 26 points. By BRIAN RICHESSON


TRUMBULL COUNTY Keeping care close to home

Children services needs Niles volunteers for the neighborhood-based program. By STEPHEN SIFF


NBA ROUNDUP Saturday's games

Bulls 106, Lakers 104, OT CHICAGO -- In one of the most violent and stunning games of the NBA


Several airline carriers relax frequent flier rules

Under the usual rules, many business travelers who have cut back sharply on flying because of the


BOYS BASKETBALL SATURDAY'S SCORES

BOYS BASKETBALL SATURDAY'S SCORES AREA Springfield Local 65, McDonald 30 South Range 87,


TRENDS Analysts predict travel patterns for coming year

Air travel to Europe may be an especially good deal. By JANE ENGLE LOS ANGELES TIMES What to


MAHONING VALLEY Howard Hanna to highlight real estate listings on show

YOUNGSTOWN -- Howard Hanna Real Estate Services will begin a weekly television show to highlight its


Jodi Schiraldi, Adam Frisicaro set wedding date

NORTH ROYALTON -- The engagement of Jodi Lynn Schiraldi and Adam Brian Frisicaro, both of 13326


Scrutiny of checked luggage will cause much longer lines

Beware of horrid lines at airports come Jan. 18 -- the date that airlines are required to increase


FICTION

FICTION 1. "Skipping Christmas" by John Grisham (Doubleday, $19.95) 2. "One Door Away from Heaven"


Garden guild holds installation

BOARDMAN -- Trudy Defino was installed as president of St. Michael Garden Guild of St. Michael


School board elects officers, sets meetings

School board elects officers, sets meetings GIRARD -- The board of education has elected Jamie R.


AREA LEGISLATORS

U.S. SENATORS OHIO George Voinovich, R, B34 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.


LIBERTY -- When people move out of this area, many of them comment on how spoiled Mahoning Valley

LIBERTY -- When people move out of this area, many of them comment on how spoiled Mahoning Valley


KENT STATE Museum exhibit examines home decor in four periods

KENT -- "Designing Domesticity: Decorating the American Home Since 1876" examines the trends and


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Simply Gary(Pantaleano)7.403.803.60 Noble Grinder(R


The Redmonds are honored for 50th anniversary

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Redmond of Greenville were honored Jan. 12 at a family dinner


INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE South Range thumps J-M

Matt Kirk's 27 points highlighted the Raiders' 87-68 win, their fourth in the ICL. By GREG GULAS


WARREN FBI investigates city demolitions for which no bids were sought

The formal bidding process was skirted when the structures were declared to be an environmental


Anyone who has been laid off or is concerned that he might be should be taking some steps to protect

Anyone who has been laid off or is concerned that he might be should be taking some steps to protect


Backstreet Boys pay visit in TV special

Backstreet Boys pay visit in TV special BOSTON -- The country's best-known aardvark and one of its


MIKE BRAUN Experts say otters ought to be taken off list

The past 16 years have been good to lutra canadensis in Ohio. So good, in fact, that the state has


Hope House adds board members

YOUNGSTOWN -- Hope House Visitation Center Inc. has added three members to its board of directors:


LABEL 3-42-2 reg // runs full // label, no rule

Summary xxx x x x x x x x x xxxxxxx x x x x x x x. "Eden Burning" is vintage Elizabeth


VETERANS

VETERANS Free health services SHARON, Pa. -- The Mobile Outreach Team of the Butler, Pa.,


RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Joe Thiel to speak at 'Fame event

Joe Thiel, a 2000 inductee into the Mercer County Hall of Fame and one of the top golf instructors


Albuquerque, A-to-Z

Albuquerque, A-to-Z The Official Albuquerque Guide and Vacation Planner starts with an A-to-Z list


Janet Moore to be bride of Thomas Melfo

BOARDMAN -- Announced by Anna Marie Melfo, 222 Reta Lane, is the engagement of her son, Thomas A.


Today is Sunday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2002. There are 352 days left in the year.

Opinion: Today is Sunday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2002. There are 352 days left in the year. On this date


Installation ceremony held by Al Koran Shrine at center

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS -- Officers who will head Al Koran Shrine during the coming season were installed


PROPERTY VALUES Lawrence County

New Castle: $86,867,040; down $1,026,040 ($40,636,780) Bessemer: $5,061,900; up $45,540 ($353,950)


Prose festival opens a new page for writers

Some writers said they find encouragement and camaraderie at the annual festivals. By NANCY TULLIS


SCOTT SHALAWAY Where the gulls are -- and why

Almost every year, shortly after Christmas, I get letters and e-mail sounding something like this:


STAGE REVIEW TNT tackles heartfelt subject in 'To Gillian'

Grief and its consequences are explored throughout the drama. By GARRY L. CLARK VINDICATOR STAFF


WASHINGTON Political experts take a closer look at Bush's link to chief of Enron

1. Is the CIC living up to its mission of a public-private partnership? Yes. Fifteen members of its


LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

BOARDMAN -- Simon Roofing of Boardman has received a gold award in Plant Engineering magazine's 2001


WITH THE VETS | Veterans meetings

Meeting schedule for the week of Jan. 13: TODAY Post 235, American Legion, 11 High St., Girard,


Golden Agers hold installation in December

AUSTINTOWN -- Officers who will head St. Joseph Golden Agers during the coming year were installed


Though economy is slow, books tell a different story

Sales of books are always brisk at Christmas, a local bookstore owner says. YOUNGSTOWN -- Comedian


NEW CASTLE, PA. Candidate outlines plan to stimulate economic growth

The Democratic gubernatorial hopeful said cities like New Castle would be among the beneficiaries.


REGION

REGION Chamber, council offer business assistance WARREN -- The Youngstown/Warren Regional


Miss Bartoszek, Jason Madasz are engaged

Jennifer Bartoszek, daughter of Edward and Mary Bartoszek of Bay City, Mich., and Jason Madasz, son


WARREN FBI investigates demolitions for which no bids were sought

The formal bidding process was skirted when the structures were declared to be an environmental


YOUNGSTOWN Downtown agency rebuilds its relationship with council

Council will give the Community Improvement Corp. six months or so before evaluating its future.


The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple SERENE: A swan and ducks float in Lake Julia at Buhl Farm park in


SHENANGO VALLEY Buhl Farm Trust official is optimistic deficit will be cut

A private fund-raising drive and other revenue sources have wiped out nearly 40 percent of the


CURRENT PRICES

CURRENT PRICES Around the nation Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets,


COLLEGE SCORES & amp; SUMMARIES

MEN EAST Alderson-Broaddus 91, Wheeling Jesuit 76 American International 66, New Haven 63, OT


YSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Today's game

WOMEN Who: YSU (5-8, 2-1) vs. Loyola-Chicago (7-7, 1-2). When: 2 p.m. Where: Gentile Center,


Miss Koehlinger, Sean Conway to be married

YOUNGSTOWN -- Bill and Judy Conway, 2660 Christine Lane, are announcing the engagement of their son,


KATHRYN EARNHART | The Butlers N.C. Wyeth work joins Western collection

The year 2001 found many new works -- both historic and contemporary -- by some of America's best


FAST FACTS Otters

Otters can grow as large as three feet in length and Ohio otters typically weigh 20 to 25 pounds,


About colds, flu

About colds, flu The American Lung Association and two drug companies are offering a free copy of


State finishes performance audit

A councilwoman expressed concern about postponing budget-balancing. By MARALINE KUBIK


NHL ROUNDUP Saturday's other games

Blue Jackets 5, Blackhawks 4 COLUMBUS -- Mike Sillinger scored two goals and added an assist for


Mignonette Garden Club conducts installation at holiday dinner

CANFIELD -- The installation of officers for 2002 was a highlight of a holiday dinner and guest day


COURTS

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Divorces asked Sharon Newburn, 6334 Gamble Road, Lisbon, vs. Paul Newburn,


AIRLINES The cost of flight security: $10 per trip

Taxes and fees make up a hefty chunk of an airline ticket. By JANE ENGLE LOS ANGELES TIMES


Austintown man writes about paralysis

Austintown man writes about paralysis Austintown resident Richard J. Boyle Sr., 57, has written a


GIRLS MAC BASKETBALL Canfield rolls over Salem, 45-22

The Cardinals held Salem to just 28 percent shooting and 25 turnovers. By CHUCK HOUSTEAU


Abbey was born Jan. 29, 1927 in Indiana, Pa., and lived most of his childhood in Home, Pa.

Abbey was born Jan. 29, 1927 in Indiana, Pa., and lived most of his childhood in Home, Pa. After


Way-out inns

Many find the incomparable view of Narragansett Bay and the romance of lighthouse keeping well worth


Jennifer Myers, Mark Cooley plan autumn wedding

HUBBARD -- Curtis and Dorothy Myers, 3796 Orchard Ave., are announcing the engagement of their


PUCO Phone help

A number of utility-related resources are now available through the toll-free information line of


White supremacists converge on Pa. city

White supremacists converge on Pa. city YORK, Pa. -- Witnesses reported minor confrontations in


Reception held to honor the Meads on their 50th wedding anniversary

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Dewey C. Mead, 375 Erskine Ave., were honored by friends and relatives as


Buhl Farm Trust official is optimistic deficit will be reduced

A private fund-raising drive and other revenue sources have wiped out nearly 40 percent of the


TOP 10 Service with a smile

The top 10 places to stay worldwide rated by service, according to the 2001 Readers' Choice Poll of


Republicans in Columbus need to hear from Valley

Opinion: If you're looking for a reason to care about congressional redistricting, which the Republican


JAMES DULLEY | Cutting your utility bills Storm window kits help reduce drafts, noise

Q. My windows are still in good shape, but it is chilly near them and the utility bills are high.


LAWRENCE COUNTY Slow growth figures are deceiving, official says

Leaders say they expect to see more industrial growth in next year's tax base. By LAURE CIOFFI


STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Moschella gains 400th victory

The Spartans won 52-49 in overtime, after Ashlee Russo fouled out. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR


OHIO

OHIO Mahoning Federation to host DOW chief The Mahoning County Federation of Sportsman Clubs