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BROOKFIELD Trustees question rebate given to township employees

Anthem paid the rebates from money it received by going public. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR

COLUMBIANA CORNER There's no day like a snow day

When the area's first winter storm hit last week, Crestview Superintendent John Dilling knew he


SONY OPEN SCORES Sunday At Waialae Country Club Honolulu Purse: $4 million Yardage: 7,060;


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.903.09 Banc One,.84,37.7837.80 Clear Channel, 50.61

Couple threatened

Couple threatened CAMPBELL -- A 34-year-old Campbell man was walking with his wife on Murray


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Todd W. Fisher, 30, of 4472 Barrington Drive, Austintown, and


FOREIGN STUDENTS Ohio and Pa. Nearly 548,000 foreign students studied in the United States in

HUBBARD, BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIPS Complaints of damage lead to blasting probe

Stone from the quarry is crushed and used in building and road construction. By TIM YOVICH

Trustees' appointments

Trustees' appointments COITSVILLE -- Walter Avdey was named chairman and Gerald Backo vice


SATURDAY'S GAMES Detroit 5, Dallas 2 St. Louis 4, Pittsburgh 1 Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Rangers 2

Set high expectations and watch children achieve them

Opinion: If, as many contend -- particularly after the Ohio Department of Education released the latest

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

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

YSU RING BANQUET Clarence Smith named as Penguin of the year

The long-time YSU supporter will be honored at a banquet Feb. 5. YOUNGSTOWN -- Clarence R. Smith,

CRIME STOPPERS Greater Youngstown

An aggravated robbery on the South Side is the focus of Crime Stoppers of Greater Youngstown this

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Patrick and Laurie Ruane, 2837 Peacock Drive, Youngstown, boy, Jan. 12. John and


LOCAL Closing date extended YOUNGSTOWN -- The closing date has been extended until Friday for


Charles Straub, U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr.'s spokesman, said about a congressional


Weathersfield Township trustees, 6:30 p.m. reorganizational meeting; 7 p.m. regular meeting,

Man faces charges in scuffle with cop

Man faces charges in scuffle with cop NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A Hookstown, Pa., man faces charges of

MiniPage activities meet many state and national educational standards. This week's standards:

MiniPage activities meet many state and national educational standards. This week's standards:

AUSTINTOWN Leader in new houses -- again

More than 100 permits for single-family homes were issued in 2001. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Clerk of courts to put files online

Copies of court documents will be available for electronic viewing once the new system is in place.


MOUNTAINEER SUNDAY'S RESULTS 1st--El Dancer (C.Murphy)11.805.803.80 Prairie Swinger

ZONING PERMITS Amount, valuation

The number of zoning permits issued in Austintown Township, along with the valuation of new township

MAHONING COUNTY COURTHOUSE Officials ease the trials of the disabled

A more accessible building is long overdue, one judge says. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE


Food distribution notices are to be submitted by 3 p.m. the day before they are to be published.


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


CONCERTS XSt. Stephen of Hungary Church will sponsor a Hungarian concert and dance at 6 p.m.

910TH AIRLIFT WING Fast facts

The primary mission of the 910th at the Youngstown Air Force Reserve Station is to train reservists.

VIENNA A look at 2001 shows reservists' busy year

The 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station put $73 million into the local economy

Can't play

Can't play Andre Agassi and Serena Williams are late scratches from the Australian Open. Page C3.

POLICE BLOTTER Canfield, Austintown

Summary of police activity: CANFIELD Jan. 1 Theft: A total of $8,000 worth of jewelry was

YOUNGSTOWN Hughes gets 20-to-life for McKinney murder

The defendant fought with deputies last week but was in handcuffs today. By BOB JACKSON


BASEBALL Poland Community Baseball Center -- is where Tri-T Baseball and Softball will meet


Opinion: BRITAIN The Times, London, Jan. 9: The manner in which George Carey let his retirement as

STRUTHERS Nearly 10 years without a killing

The city has a low rate of violent crime in general, the police chief says. By PAUL WHEATLEY

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Penguins lose to Loyola of Chicago, 81-68

Freshman Jen Perugini recorded her eighth double-double of the year, but YSU fell to 5-9.

Foreigners say Sept. 11 hasn't disrupted studies

The students say America remains the top destination in the world to get an education, and Sept. 11

NILES Treasurer targets audit, stability

On the positive side, collections have increased over the last several years. By DENISE DICK


INGTON, Va. -- Cadets who are married or expecting newborns will be required to leave the state-

CRIME DECLINE A comparison

Major crime offenses in Struthers have dropped or remained even in eight of 11 categories from the

AUSTINTOWN Fitch grad seeks money to help Salvadorans

The 1994 Austintown Fitch grad vows to make the wish for water come true for one tiny village. By

YOUNGSTOWN 2 die in separate weekend shootings

An argument had taken place at a Steel Street bar about 20 minutes before the shooting. YOUNGSTOWN

COLUMBUS Bill stalls in bid for faster speed limits for trucks

Heavier trucks could be moving faster if the bill passes. By JEFF ORTEGA VINDICATOR

Trustee looks into legal costs of home rule

All three trustees have said they support the limited form of self-government. By IAN HILL


BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY Westminster Presbyterian Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman, 1 to 7 p.m.

YSU still feels growing pains

The Youngstown State men's basketball team got a taste of what it's like playing against a Top 25

GIRLS BASKETBALL Spartans coach is all about his kids

Ron Moschella recorded his 400th coaching victory Saturday at Boardman. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR