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CURRENT PRICES Around the nation

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the

Two authors to sign books at Book Nook

Two authors to sign books at Book Nook The Book Nook in the Elm Road Plaza, Warren, will hold a

PYMATUNING EVENT Absence of snow won't stop fun

JAMESTOWN, Pa. -- The annual event used to be called Snow Fun Days, but the Pymatuning Trail Blazers

BENEFIT Take a gamble on saving some animals

Games of chance will provide entertainment during fund-raising event. CANFIELD -- Second Chance

BENEFIT Goodwill to hold annual two-day auction

The annual antique and collectible auction will be preceded by a patron party and public preview.

HOW TO HELP Relay for life

What: Relay For Life, a 24-hour walk to benefit cancer research and raise awareness. When: April


AMANDA SMITH ERIC TEUTSCH GIRARD -- The exchange of nuptial vows took place at 2 p.m. Dec. 29 as

NHL ROUNDUP Saturday's other games

Devils 3, Hurricanes 3, OT EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Defenseman Aaron Ward scored with 2:53 to play

Vindicator file photo

Opinion: Vindicator file photo JAN. 21, 1962: Members of Campbell's Civil Defense Auxiliary, Police Corps

GIRARD City seeks federal grant for projects

Seven volunteers surveyed households in the area about the proposal. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR

CRIME SOLVER Mercer County

The theft of stained- and cut-glass windows is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers this week:

NEW MIDDLETOWN Springfield stays unbeaten in ICL

Dan Schuler scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Tigers. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR

MASSILLON ARENA Tenant shuffle is no setback

Construction of the $20 million project, a possible model for Youngstown, is on schedule. By ROGER

INSTALLATION AARP Chapter 4339 inducts officers for coming season

AUSTINTOWN -- Members of Austintown Chapter 4339, AARP, who will hold various offices during 2002


MAINTENANCE Carpet care No doubt about it -- carpet takes a beating. It endures foot traffic,


PENNSYLVANIA Meeting planned The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will hold its winter


BOYS BASKETBALL SCORES Boardman at St. Ignatius, late South Range 90, Mineral Ridge 83


CARA CUPPLES DANIEL BARNETT YOUNGSTOWN -- Cara A. Cupples, a daughter of Tom and Mary Cupples,


MONDAY The noon meeting of Poland will feature a program by Anne Ellis on "Beauty of Nature as

WITH THE VETS Veterans meetings for the week of Jan. 20

MONDAY Post 76, American Legion, 395 W. California Ave., Sebring, 7 p.m. Post 106, American

The script for serious discussion

By THERESA HEGEL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER "Lifescripts for Family and Friends: What to Say in 101

Abby Stevenson, Craig Banning set wedding date

SALEM -- Mr. and Mrs. David Stevenson, 2110 Pearce Circle, are announcing plans for the upcoming

Cops charge man with trafficking

YOUNGSTOWN -- City police arrested one West Side man and issued summonses against two female teens


BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Sinchonia Woods, 2639 Tyrell, Youngstown, girl, Jan. 19. Jason


HOW AMERICANS MEASURE UP Obesity rates worldwide. Statistics were gathered in varying years.

Forrest-Cadman wedding plans are announced

CANFIELD -- The engagement of Janet L. Forrest, 4400 Sandy Court, New Middletown, and Glenn Cadman,

PREP HOCKEY Mooney-Ursuline falls to Harborcreek

Luke Johnston scored six goals in the 9-7 loss. By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

SHARON Agency for blind saves money with federal surplus

Buying equipment and supplies from a federal surplus program leaves more money available for direct

State gets tougher on wildlife laws

AKRON -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources district office here wants the public to know it's

SHARON Federal surplus benefits agency

Buying equipment and supplies from a federal surplus program leaves more money available for direct

Chanting protesters drown out Klan rally

Chanting protesters drown out Klan rally NEWPORT, Tenn. -- Rain and drums drowned out the words of


TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Lucas J. Dennis, 20, of 544 Willow S.E., Warren, and Carli Jo

Wrona-Storie engagement is announced

YOUNGSTOWN -- Announced by Thomas and Elizabeth Wrona, 1515 Sequoya Drive, is the engagement of

PENNSYLVANIA Initial OK given seasons

HARRISBURG -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners have given preliminary approval to


GETTING THERE Gettysburg, Pa., eight miles north of the Maryland line, is 55 miles northwest of


BASEBALL Boardman Community -- will conduct registration today from 1-4 p.m. at Southern Park Mall


INSURANCE CANFIELD -- Phil Kloos has been appointed an Erie Insurance representative. He is


MOUNTAINEER RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Bea Tuff (J.Eads)9.405.003.00 Valid Trial

He's the law in Mayberry


Court shuts down national parks site

Court shuts down national parks site About a half-million people a day -- most of them planning a

Starting next week, the personal finance columns written by Jeff Brown will have a new home. They

Starting next week, the personal finance columns written by Jeff Brown will have a new home. They

SCOTT SHALAWAY Birders flock to BirdWatch America

Every January the wild bird industry convenes in Atlanta for BirdWatch America, a trade show where

WESTMINSTER College celebrates 150th year

There will be celebrations throughout the country where large numbers of Westminster graduates live.

POWER OF THE PEN District Tournament

103 seventh-graders and 111 eighth-graders from 19 schools participated in the Power of the Pen

JACK WOLLITZ It's all downhill to fishing season 2002

Anglers are an optimistic bunch of people. We have to be, after all, considering we spend far too

POUND FOR POUND The gains of losses

More than one in every four Mahoning County adults is obese. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF

BOYS BASKETBALL King pours in 28, fuels South Range

The Raiders posted their 10th win and stayed in the thick of the Inter-County League race. By JOHN

Council wants to keep its pick for site of arena

Numbers show steep potential costs for a west end site. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL REPORTER


ALLISON BYNUM JOSEPH RICHEY DALLAS -- Omni Hotel Park West was the setting at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 29


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

TOP 10

TOP 10 Ten-fore Ten U.S. golf highlights, from the monthly newsletter Golf Odyssey's Best &

OHIO DIVISION OF WILDLIFE Chief reveals new funding source

LOWELLVILLE -- The status of Ohio's outdoors looks good to Mike Budzik. Budzik, chief of the Ohio


THURSDAY Hubbard Fortnightly IV will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Nancy Praznik with Naomi


REGION Packard hall of fame seeks nominations WARREN -- Nominations are being accepted through

Teachers work hard for their pupils' success

Opinion: Teachers work hard for their pupils' success EDITOR: In reference to the article, "School Board

Reliving history

By RON COBB ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- We know now that Abraham Lincoln sold

SRU MLK events include speech about Islam

Other events are scheduled Wednesday and Jan. 30. SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Dr. Ahmed Abdelwahab, an

SHARON SHANKS | The Cosmos Splashed across the sky, the Milky Way inspires

The winter Milky Way is one of those glorious sights that defy the cold. The view of this

NBA ROUNDUP Saturday's games

Wizards 77, Bulls 69 CHICAGO -- Playing in Chicago as a visitor for the first time, Michael Jordan

TOP 25 ROUNDUP Women's college basketball

SATURDAY No. 1 Connecticut 93, Villanova 60 VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Asjha Jones scored 19 points and


LISA SMELKO JAMES SCHARRER CANFIELD -- A honeymoon cruise to the Caribbean followed the Dec. 15

Trumbull crash injures six people

JOHNSTON -- Six people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on state Route 5 near state Route 88

Benefit show of dance

Benefit show of dance LIBERTY -- Dancers from 12 area studios will perform in a benefit for the

GIRLS BASKETBALL Sharon tops Kennedy Catholic, 58-46

The Tigers overcame an early deficit and took charge for the victory. By BILL ALBRIGHT


YOUNGSTOWN STATE Today -- Ice Hockey vs. Pitt at Ice Zone, 7 p.m. Monday -- Men's basketball at

SIDELIGHTS For all seniors

District Board of Health Mahoning County, 50 Westchester Drive, will sponsor a 55-Alive driving


MICHELLE BAGNULL RODNEY SMITH BOARDMAN -- Western Reserve Baptist Church was the setting at 2 p.m.

2002 WINTER OLYMPICS Last-minute trip

A year ago, it seemed highly unlikely that you could plan a trip to the 2002 Winter Olympics (Feb.


Events planned for the next few days for Westminster College's sesquicentennial are: A chapel


SNOW FUN DAYS Event calendar The Pymatuning Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club will have its annual

JUNIOR LEAGUE Traditional Angel Ball held at Stambaugh

The event focused on young men and women who will assume future leadership and volunteer roles.

GOP still has the time to preserve the Valley

Opinion: The Mahoning Valley is being asked to pay too high a price to keep the cities of Youngstown and

AUSTINTOWN -- Ernie Pellin Jr. likes the fact that his company, Ernie's Sales & amp;

AUSTINTOWN -- Ernie Pellin Jr. likes the fact that his company, Ernie's Sales & amp; Service,

Dietitian to speak

Dietitian to speak AUSTINTOWN -- Janet Schueller, renal dietitian, will be the main speaker at a

JUMP STRETCH Hartzell is worldwide

His idea for rehabilitation and conditioning has expanded greatly. SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

KEYSTONE CLIPS Cell block? Officials ask about ban

During a discussion of problems with the installation of a new telephone system in the Sharon City

Ryan rewarded

Ryan rewarded Senior quarterback Jeff Ryan of Boardman, who has guided the Youngstown State


MONDAY Ruth Shrine 64 will hold a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Poland Masonic Temple. Elaine

GARDEN FORUM Trips planned

Call Eleanor Young, (330) 758-8273, Dorothy Haddox, (330) 799-1613, or the Garden Center, (330) 740-

GIRARD Parkwood area

Projects being considered: Resurfacing North Davis Street, from Trumbull Avenue to Iowa Avenue.

Woman hurt in crash

Woman hurt in crash GIRARD -- A 24-year-old Beaver Falls woman was in critical condition at St.

Man killed in collision

Man killed in collision ROGERS -- An 18-year-old Rogers man died after losing control of his

$20 million civic center project in Massillon stays on schedule

The Massillon project, a possible model for Youngstown, recently saw a shuffle of main tenants. By

GIRLS BASKETBALL Harding handles Wilson, 57-30

Jessica White led Liberty past Brookfield. YOUNGSTOWN -- Warren Harding took a 16-7 lead after one

CARPET INSTALLATION Techniques to floor you

Some rooms are best left to the pros, but installation kits can help you get the right tools. By

MCAR marks its first 50 years

Opinion: A half century ago the life of a retarded child or adult in Mercer County, Pa., would have been much

Modell has no claim to Fame

So, Art Modell is one of the finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, eh? That's terrific.

Cancer survivor uses event to educate others



VETERANS DAV volunteers SAN DIEGO -- The Disabled American Veterans has launched a new volunteer

Heavy-truck dealer adds Volvo to lineup



The FBI and the Crime Stoppers of Greater Youngstown are asking the public to help them find this

WARREN Changes planned for water office

The water department director left on sick leave in November, and nobody knows when he'll return.

Gas line fixed, service restored

NORTH LIMA -- A Dominion East Ohio natural gas line that cracked Friday night was repaired and most


MAHONING COUNTY DACAS HotMeals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 12 locations in Mahoning

No sense in BCS

No sense in BCS Fanfare: How do the Nebraska Cornhuskers, a team that does not win their own Big

MIKE BRAUN Digging into the mailbag

Sometimes the ol' Vindicator Outdoors desk mailbag needs a thorough cleaning out. Among the

Home and Garden Show

Home and Garden Show The 12th Annual Cleveland Home and Garden Show will feature home design,

Allen-Schramm engagement is announced

HUBBARD -- The engagement of Katie Allen, 223 N. Lincoln, Kent, and William Schramm, 6284 Second

JOHN KOVACH | Colleges Donchess reserves a spot in Boston

Determination and perseverance have enabled Jeff Donchess of Poland, a senior at North Carolina

A lack of skilled labor is a long-standing problem in the building industry, and it's likely to get

A lack of skilled labor is a long-standing problem in the building industry, and it's likely to get


1418 AUXILIARY 1418 Auxiliary Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. Feb. 7 at The Oak View. Henry Testa will

Miller-Cornelius wedding to be in Vienna church

VIENNA -- Richard and Sandy Miller, 933 Walls Lake Drive, are revealing plans for the upcoming

Strong incumbents hurt Valley politicians

A majority of the population in the proposed 17th Congressional District live in Mahoning and

HIRING A PRO What to look for

Here are some tips to help ensure customer satisfaction if you are having your carpet installed by a

Airline use stays down

Airline use stays down Airlines have lowered fares, but travelers still aren't biting. That's

RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Chrobak ranked among the best

Having covered sports in Mercer County and surrounding areas for the past 46 years, one has had the

Mayor has plans for changes in office personnel

The water department director left on sick leave in November, and nobody knows when he'll return to

LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. -- Cattron-Theimeg's Pendant Station Controller, a pendant controller for overhead

Walk path of Pickett's Charge

About half the Confederates in the famous charge became war casualties that day. GETTYSBURG, Pa.

JAMES DULLEY | Cutting your utility bills New furnaces offer efficiency, comfort

Q. I have noticed my old gas furnace seems noisier and the room temperatures are not steady. I want