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HERMITAGE Officials learn only state can set hunting rules

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU HERMITAGE, Pa. --City commissioners can't set their own

GIRLS BASKETBALL Sharon subdues JFK for 13th

The Tigers unleashed a solid scoring attack and strong defense in a 65-49 win. By BILL ALBRIGHT

Officers elected by North Side Kiwanis

YOUNGSTOWN -- Election of officers for the 2002 season was the highlight of a Jan. 7 meeting held by

Shoe-bomb suspect offers innocent plea

Advisories warn the public and local officials to be on the alert for terrorist attacks, especially

MAHONING COUNTY Board to get grant

Mahoning County's first mental health court would be presided over by Youngstown Municipal Judge

EAST SUBURBAN CONFERENCE Papp, King spearhead Bristol to 11th victory

The Panthers remained unbeaten in the ESC with an 83-62 win over Southington. By SAL MARINO

YOUNGSTOWN Arena board The city's civic center board handled these issues Thursday:

Talked about whether proposed elimination of the 17th Congressional District woul cause Youngstown

Hickory to defend at Howland meet Saturday

This will be the 41st tournament at the Trumbull County school. HOWLAND -- One of the area's

New Middletown report

New Middletown report The 2001 year-end reports for the village of New Middletown are available at

WARREN Talks work on race relations

Ongoing talks aim to improve relations between minorities and the police. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and


St. Elizabeth William and Christine Gorby, 988 Jefferson Ave., Salem, boy, Jan. 12. Amy Lewis

U.S. should resist temptation to sell out steel industry again

Opinion: The European Union is threatening the United States with as much as $4 billion a year in tariffs to

She's got a dream: to help others

By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- The older men gather together at a round

Muslim, Catholic, Protestant: terrorists are all the same

Opinion: In issuing death threats against Catholic postal workers and schoolteachers in Northern Ireland, the

TRUMBULL ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Murray, Hunkus spark Girard win

The Indians chalked up their 12th victory, 57-48 over Newton Falls. By CHUCK HOUSTEAU VINDICATOR

BRACEVILLE Arsenic level drops in school's water

Officials suspect the arsenic was coming from a naturally occurring source. By STEPHEN SIFF

CANFIELD Rainbow Rentals boosts its credit line for growth

CANFIELD -- Rainbow Rentals said it has increased its credit to support its ongoing expansion but

BANQUET Keynote speaker is named by William McKinley Club

A re-enactment of events that transpired during the life of President McKinley will be presented at


GIRLS BASKETBALL THURSDAY'S SCORES AREA Beaver Local 80, Chaney 44 Canton Timken 59, Wilson 18

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Listed are local, state and federal agencies and financial

Thiel student housing

Thiel student housing GREENVILLE, Pa.-- Thiel College has broken ground for a $3 million student


REGION F.N.B. Corp. reports increased earnings NAPLES, Fla. -- F.N.B. Corp., the parent company

WRESTLING Bates named EOWL's best of the week

The senior is 14-1 in the 215-pound class. BELOIT -- Craig Bates, a senior at West Branch High,


Opinion: MAKE ANTI-RADIATION DRUG AVAILABLE Philadelphia Inquirer: On Dec. 20, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory

SEBRING SCHOOLS In event of strike, classes to go on

The superintendent urged parents with concerns to call him or building principals. By NANCY TULLIS

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Martin scores 31 in Canfield win

McDonald broke out of an eight-game losing slump. CANFIELD -- Erin Martin scored 31 points and

Failure to report death

Failure to report death NILES -- A Pratt Street woman accused of not reporting a death will return


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.852.95 Banc One, .84,38.6238.64 Clear Channel, 47.68

PROJECTS Approved grants

Mahoning County commissioners approved the following Community Development Block Grants: Green


AUXILIARIES XAustintown Eagles Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the aerie on Raccoon

Not everyone in Poland wants to keep Traficant

Opinion: Not everyone in Poland wants to keep Traficant EDITOR: There are two big problems with the

RACKETEERING CASE Traficant objects to fingerprint evidence

The congressman said if this is justice, then he's a fashion leader. By PATRICIA MEADE

TRUMBULL COUNTY Driver to finish sentence

The prosecutor said he is 'very pleased' with the ruling. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

Fabianova-led Penguins get lift in Horizon League quest

Youngstown State defeated Illinois-Chicago, 64-56. VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT CHICAGO -- Youngstown

A valuable lesson learned

My brother's name is Dan. He is 14 years old, two years my junior. He is funny, gentle and

SALEM Leader: Bolster the law on adult businesses

A legislator is examining a measure passed by a Pennsylvania community for ideas on how to change a

The Baseball School -- accepting registration for players ages 8-14 its winter clinic that starts

The Baseball School -- accepting registration for players ages 8-14 its winter clinic that starts

GAIL WHITE Children's experiences leave a clear image

David, our 3-year-old, was standing in front of the full-length mirror. "Are you talkin' to me?"

NON-CONFERENCE Kim Buhro steps up in second half, leads Fitch over Brookfield, 57-33

The Falcons led 12-0 and never trailed. By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT AUSTINTOWN --


The Vindicator reported Wednesday that Warren is trying to finish cleanup at the former Mahoningside

YOUNGSTOWN DIOCESE Each Catholic school to set own calendar

Some Mahoning County parents were upset by the early start of school this year. By RON COLE

Anthrax vaccinations linked to birth defects

Anthrax vaccinations linked to birth defects WASHINGTON -- There is a new problem with the

INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE South Range halts W. Reserve winning streak

Both teams entered the game undefeated in the Inter-County League. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR

Bond set for man

Bond set for man YOUNGSTOWN -- Bond is set at $500,000 cash or surety for Jose L. Rivera, 22, of

STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Dixon scores career-high 30 points

Warren Harding's downfall was turnovers: the Raiders committed 22 as compared to Cardinal Mooney's



GYMNASTICS Postseason tune-up set at Fitch High

Saturday's tournament is named in memory of Renee Romito. AUSTINTOWN -- The third Renee Romito

MAKEUP TIPS For everyone

Here are a few tips that address common Asian features: Lips: Asian women have full, balanced

MAHONING COUNTY Commissioners give grants to communities

Projects will include paving streets in New Albany. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE

McFadden transfers

McFadden transfers Ohio State backup quarterback Rick McFadden of Struthers will transfer to Akron

Taking applications

Taking applications YOUNGSTOWN -- The International Institute Foundation is accepting applications

MVSD Efforts to halt growth of algae

MVSD officials are being proactive against algae-induced taste and odor. By PETER H. MILLIKEN

SALEM Leader: Bolster the law

A city legislator is examining a measure passed by a Pennsylvania community for ideas on how to

Zion Lutheran Church, 3300 Canfield Road, Cornersburg, various commodities, 10 a.m. Saturday, for residents of 44511 ZIP Code area.

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

Halfway votes and quotes

Nobody asked me, but... The five best boys basketball players I've seen this season -- emphasis on

INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

Indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury were: Vernon F. Scott (aka Wes Campbell), 38,


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Albert J. Ritch, legal age, of 8286 Fairhill Drive N. E.,


LOCAL Old-timers to host Mickey Lolich GIRARD -- Mickey Lolich, former American League pitcher,