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YOUNGSTOWN Man gets probation in obscenity case

The 65-year-old man must complete a treatment program for sex offenders. By BOB JACKSON


EUROPEAN FIGURE CHAMPIONSHIPS

EUROPEAN FIGURE CHAMPIONSHIPS At Lausanne, Switzerland Women Qualifying 1. Irina Slutskaya,


Parade will continue

Parade will continue SALEM -- Salem Area Chamber of Commerce officials decided last year to


People must try to stop Mosquito Lake drilling

Opinion: People must try to stop Mosquito Lake drilling EDITOR: Congratulations to the employees of the


Compromise needed in the county courthouse

Opinion: When the recently released performance audit of Mahoning County government suggested that


ASHLAND -- Playing alongside one of the top players in America has been a learning experience for

ASHLAND -- Playing alongside one of the top players in America has been a learning experience for


YOUNGSTOWN NLRB backs 10 at St. E's in Teamsters complaint

A Teamsters attorney said employees were allowed to quit the union soon after the complaint was


CANFIELD Board mulls levy

Without additional funds for 2003, the district would be in a fiscal emergency. By IAN HILL


Jury returns verdicts

Jury returns verdicts YOUNGSTOWN -- A Mahoning County Common Pleas Court jury acquitted Robert


EAST PALESTINE With head count under 5,000, city may dump union pacts

One councilwoman thinks council will continue to recognize unions. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR


Enron pillagers earn jail time

Opinion: The collapse of Enron demands a congressional investigation and legislative remedies to some obvious


School chief returns after heart surgery

SHARON, Pa. -- Sharon's superintendent of schools is back at work after suffering a heart attack


STANDINGS Horizon League

MEN ConferenceAllGames WLPCTWLPCT Loyola, Chicago401.00095.643 Wis.-Milwaukee31.75088.500


Two of the congressmen who would add the Valley to their districts vow to give this area their

Two of the congressmen who would add the Valley to their districts vow to give this area their


SALEM Council OKs 2 projects

Affected property owners will be receiving official notification by mail. By NORMAN LEIGH


YOUNGSTOWN YSU spring semester opens with 6.3% more students

The university soon will appoint a new marketing director. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION


NILES Death brings charges

Police said a man reported that a couple wanted him to move a body from their apartment. By


Girl Scout collects videos for hospitals

Girl Scout collects videos for hospitals CORTLAND -- Maplewood High School senior Christen Clemson


Cavs scare Kings

Cavs scare Kings The Sacramento Kings' biggest winning streak in decades nearly ended in an


MAHONING COUNTY Chance resigns from deputy's job

By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN -- Jeff Chance has walked away from the


BASEBALL

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


COLUMBIANA COUNCIL Moratorium on annexation

COLUMBIANA -- City council has put a halt to annexation by the city for one year. Councilman Don


POLAND FIREMEN'S FIELD Council enacts residency requirement

By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER POLAND -- Over the objections of a Firemen's Field


WARREN Niles man sues doctor, clinic, citing unneeded chemotherapy

WARREN -- A Niles man has filed a lawsuit against a local doctor and St. Joseph's Cancer Care Center


TRUMBULL COUNTY Panel plans outdoor education site

The Trumbull County Educational Service Center will review proposals Jan. 29. WARREN -- The


TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE Dean carries Sebring to overtime win 73-71

His 3-point goal sent the game into overtime where the Trojans prevailed. By JOHN BUTERA


TRUMBULL BOYS Butch leads Lakeview to victory

His goal and foul shot at the wire delivered the Bulldogs a win over Brookfield. By CHUCK HOUSTEAU


LIBERTY Asst. U.S. attorney resigns to run for judge

The sitting judge is not permitted to seek re-election because of judicial age restrictions. By


Howland native stars at Ashland

ASHLAND -- Playing alongside one of the top players in America has been a learning experience for


STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Riley's foul shot keys Irish win

Ursuline escaped from Boardman's furious comeback. By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


WASHINGTONVILLE Officials mull hiring magistrate

The mayor said fewer cases will go to the county court when mayor's court is scheduled twice a


General Motors earnings decline

DETROIT -- General Motors Corp. earned $1.5 billion, or $3.23 per share, last year on revenues of


AGENDA

AGENDA THURSDAY Lowellville Village Council, 5:30 p.m., council chambers, to acquire property


GREENVILLE Council considers way to repay bond issue

A state grant can be used to cover money borrowed from the bond issue, one official said. By


MINERAL RIDGE Meeting turns into a fiasco

By MARY R. SMITH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT MINERAL RIDGE -- The public comments portion of the


PREP BASKETBALL Second-half rally sparks Mooney win

The Cardinals outscored the Red Devils 14-4 en route to a 53-47 win. By PAUL TRGOVAC VINDICATOR


LAWRENCE COUNTY Salary board adds jobs, changes some others

The county district attorney's office is creating a mainly full-time staff of assistant district


COLUMBUS Group plans media campaign in opposition to Ohio Lottery

The anti-gambling campaign could cost up to $100,000. By JEFF ORTEGA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


Niles beats Wilson 58-57 in thriller

The Red Dragons hung on to beat Wilson, which had rallied from 14 points back. By BRIAN RICHESSON


GAIL WHITE Despite epilepsy, local man paints a positive picture

When Scott Chopra of Howland started school, his teachers thought he had a learning disability.


Kennedy Catholic breezes to victory

MERCER, Pa. -- The Kennedy Catholic High basketball team scored 20 points in the first period and


LORDSTOWN Panel asks who will cover funds

A meeting with state officials is planned for later this month. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR


CRIMSON FACES AT HARVARD

Opinion: CRIMSON FACES AT HARVARD Chicago Tribune: Regular readers of the sports pages probably were better


GIRARD No penalty for police protest

Look for changes in all aspects of city government, the mayor says. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR


YOUNGSTOWN Charter school to drop ninth grade next year

Eagle Heights had planned to add a grade annually. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER


GIRLS BASKETBALL STANDINGS

CITY SERIES LeagueAll games Rayen3-08-4 Chaney2-14-7 Canton Timken1-22-10 Wilson0-31-11


Salem council gives green light to 2 projects

Affected property owners will be receiving official notification by mail. By NORMAN LEIGH


Man charged after fight with girlfriend

Man charged after fight with girlfriend SHARON, Pa. -- Police arrested William D. Carthorn, 29, of


FARRELL, PA. Horizon'stop exec to lead UPMC

He's been doing double duty for the past year and will now concentrate on his UPMC Health System


BIRTHS

BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Joseph and Susan Flasco, 206 Edna St., Poland, boy, Jan. 15. Elaine


BOARDS OF EDUCATION

BOARDS OF EDUCATION CAMPBELL U Elected Rev. Daniel Rohan as board president and Beth Donofrio as


Report: 10,000 people bought guns illegally

Report: 10,000 people bought guns illegally WASHINGTON -- Since mid-1999, about 10,000 felons and


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

FRIDAY Bazetta Christian Church, 4131 Bazetta Road, Cortland, will serve fish dinners from 4:30 to


Salem gives projects green light

By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU SALEM -- City council is moving ahead with two major


ON THE AGENDA Topics covered by board

The Lawrence County Salary Board also handled these matters Tuesday: Gave annual increases to all


WCI rules out purchase of LTV coke plant

WARREN -- WCI Steel president Ed Caine said the steelmaker has ruled out the prospect of buying the


Judge denies rep's request for all government evidence

CLEVELAND -- A federal judge has denied U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr.'s request for all the


Workers face uncertain future

Status of health care for retirees is still unsettled. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


TRAFICANT CASE Judge rejects secrecy for jury

The congressman won't have jurors from his district. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER


Transportation system for Girard seniors at risk

Opinion: Transportation system for Girard seniors at risk EDITOR: Some people may be unaware that Girard


CANFIELD SCHOOLS Board mulls levy

Without additional funds for 2003, the district would be in a fiscal emergency. By IAN HILL


YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY Semester opens with 6.3% more students

The university soon will appoint a new marketing director. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION


CHAMPION Explosive-device case studied

The boys said they were going to use the explosive device to blow up a tree stump. By PEGGY


YOUNGSTOWN South Side bar-robber pleads guilty

Sentencing will be March 15 in common pleas court. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER


YOUNGSTOWN Batcho gets 10 years in slaying

The term will be consecutive to an 18-year sentence Batcho is already serving, the judge said. By


CONGRESS District to be chopped up

Two of the congressmen who would add the Valley to their districts vow to give this area their


TED STRICKLAND

TED STRICKLAND Local area in his district: All but the northeastern portion of Mahoning County,


WARREN Mayor: Cleanup cost at plant site is worth it

A mystery friend would help the city with the project. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Jeffrey C. Jones, 32, of 2912 Roy St., Youngstown, and Debra


MEN'S BASKETBALL

MEN'S BASKETBALL Tuesday's Scores EAST Adelphi 78, Bridgeport 59 Albany, N.Y. 41, Columbia


With break, work, family gets a home

The family of six will soon be a family of eight. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


Harding has to hold off Falcons

Fitch made a run at the sixth- ranked Raiders. By DOUG CHAPIN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT WARREN


GAME TIME Steelers vs. Ravens

Where: Heinz Field. When: 12:30 p.m. Sunday. TV/radio: WKBN (27), WOIO (19), KDKA (2), WBBG-FM


In Poland, they want to keep Traficant

Local representation appears to be the main issue among residents. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.