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MAGOFFIN INN A great deal for a great price

You don't have to spend a lot to get a lot for a quick getaway. By JEFF SCHOCH VINDICATOR STAFF


Rotary Club to hold annual golf scramble

HUBBARD -- The Struthers Rotary Club will hold its 15th annual golf outing June 7 at Pine Lake Golf


GIRARD Schools chief resigns abruptly

A resignation letter cites personal reasons for Shoaf's sudden departure. By BOB JACKSON


POLLYANNA FARIA PAUL WEDRA

POLLYANNA FARIA PAUL WEDRA PHOENIX -- Pollyanna Faria and Paul Wedra, both of 6058 W. Audrey Lane,


NEW CASTLE Cascade will go to dogs for a day

Television personalities and area officials will judge the pet contests. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- There


Donofrio 50th is celebrated at family dinner

YOUNGSTOWN -- Retired Judge and Mrs. Joseph Donofrio, 1236 Cherokee Drive, celebrated their 50th


JACK WOLLITZ Smaller is better for panfish

Crappie fishing has been improving in recent weeks as water temperatures continue to inch upward


KELLY JO SNYDER JAMES GUERRIERO JR.

KELLY JO SNYDER JAMES GUERRIERO JR. BOARDMAN -- Kelly Jo Snyder, daughter of Alex and Kathy


GUEST ROOMS

GUEST ROOMS Five options Five rooms are available for overnight guests of The Magoffin Inn. Here


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY Church of the Beloved Disciple, North Broad St., Grove City, Pa., 1 to 6


Honored by NAMI

Honored by NAMI POLAND -- Carol Nolan Hetherington of Bethany, Okla., formerly of Poland, was


NATIONALITY DAYS Schedule

A partial listing of entertainment scheduled for Nationality Days in Ambridge, Pa. All entertainment


FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK

FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK Francisco Bermudez The FBI and the Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task


Shenango Conservancy offers canoe trip

SHARON, Pa. -- For those wishing to experience a leisurely, scenic and out-of-the-ordinary


KEYSTONE CLIPS Free guide to Pa. fairs now available

Free copies of the 2002 Pennsylvania Fairs Guide are now available from the Greenville and Vernon


KATHRYN EARNHART | The Butlers Art blooms in a variety of exhibits

Spring has brought a burst of new exhibitions at The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown


LAWRENCE COUNTY Commission wants input on study

The panel must decide by July if a change in government is needed. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR


WHAT'S DOING?

EVENTS Lakes Tournament Trail: Berlin June 23, Mosquito July 14, Berlin again on Aug. 11 and


DAWN PECCHIO JASON ROBERTS

DAWN PECCHIO JASON ROBERTS YOUNGSTOWN -- Dawn Michelle Pecchio, 245 Summit St., East Canton, and


Warner mall to open by Oct. 31

Several years ago, part of the building collapsed. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU


BENEFIT School alumni association plans scholarship golf outing

Golfers will scramble to raise funds for scholarships. HUBBARD -- Deer Creek Golf Course has been


JENNIFER NOTARESCHI MATTHEW COLLA

JENNIFER NOTARESCHI MATTHEW COLLA NEW MIDDLETOWN -- The Rev. Nicholas Shori officiated at 2 p.m.


'RAISING HEALTHY, CONFIDENT AND SUCCESSFUL GIRLS' Sportscaster Storm espouses participation

"Go Girl! Raising Healthy, Confident and Successful Girls through Sports" (Sourcebooks, $16.95, May


MAHONING COUNTY Policemen will honor good work

The awards will be given during a luncheon Wednesday at Alberini's Restaurant. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


Mohneys observe silver anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. David Mohney of 25 S. Maryland Ave. were honored May 11 at a reception at


BIRTHS

BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Kevin and Patricia Kelley, 139 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown,


Block Watch meeting

Block Watch meeting YOUNGSTOWN -- "Choosing a security alarm system for your home or small


Directions from Youngstown area: Take I-80 east to U.S. Route 19 at Exit 15. Turn left onto Route

Directions from Youngstown area: Take I-80 east to U.S. Route 19 at Exit 15. Turn left onto Route


RELAYS FOR LIFE Area dates and locations

Here are the dates and locations for upcoming American Cancer Society Relays for Life in Mahoning,


INFORMATION

INFORMATION If you go Directions: Take Ohio Turnpike East to Pennsylvania Turnpike. Exit at


NANCY MORRISON TOM STEFFORA

NANCY MORRISON TOM STEFFORA ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. -- Married in an outdoor ceremony at the Cypress


TIME LINE American Message Centers

1946 -- Company began as Telephone Secretary Co. in Sharon, an in-home business. Owner Catherine


OHIO

OHIO Scenic Rivers Program plans quality workshop Stream quality monitoring workshops for four


AMBRIDGE, PA. 37th Nationality Days Festival celebrates variety of ethnicities

There will be music, food, a craft bazaar and activities for children. By TERRI BOGOLEA GALLAGHER


CHRISTINE WALLACE DANIEL MERCER

CHRISTINE WALLACE DANIEL MERCER NILES -- The wedding of Christine L. Wallace and Daniel J. Mercer


MARNEE CSEJTEY MICHAEL SWEENEY

MARNEE CSEJTEY MICHAEL SWEENEY YOUNGSTOWN -- Nuptial vows were exchanged by Marnee Marie Csejtey,


QUOTABLE

QUOTABLE Wick Neighbors Here's what members of the Wick Neighbors project have to say about the


Move from Boardman into the city reawakened community ambience

By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR RELIGION EDITOR YOUNGSTOWN -- H. William Lawson moved from Boardman


A core group of gang members once terrorized the neighborhood, a city cop said.

A core group of gang members once terrorized the neighborhood, a city cop said. By PATRICIA MEADE


By JOHN PATRICK GATTA

By JOHN PATRICK GATTA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Course of Nature may be one of the only bands


SCOTT SHALAWAY Vireos' tune gives them away

My office sits above the garage at the bottom of the driveway. As I walk 150 feet to work each


AGENDA

AGENDA MONDAY Austintown Township trustees, regular meeting, 7 p.m., township administration


MAHONING COUNTY Officials: Backlog will be resolved

County officials are looking for new technology to help them store official documents. By BOB


Fry anniversary marked May 5 in park gardens

BOARDMAN -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Leo W. Fry, 406 Brookfield Ave., was


NEW YORK ART TOUR Butler Institute

Join Dr. Louis Zona, director of the Butler Institute of American Art, and others who love art for a


HEATHER BURKHART WILLIAM OYLER

HEATHER BURKHART WILLIAM OYLER LAS VEGAS -- Heather L. Burkhart and William C. Oyler, both of 240


JEANETTE THOMPSON RANDALL KNAPP

JEANETTE THOMPSON RANDALL KNAPP YOUNGSTOWN -- St. Columba Cathedral provided the setting April 6


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& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;ARBOGAST & lt;/B & gt;, Robert Eugene, 74, of Palo


Haustoviches honored for 50th at surprise party

YOUNGSTOWN -- A surprise party was held May 11 at Cipriano's Restaurant in Ravenna in celebration of


CAREER PATHS

LAW AKRON -- Atty. David J. Hrina of Canfield, a staff attorney with the law firm of Buckingham,


Webers honored at surprise party for anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Weber of Youngstown were the guests of honor at a surprise party


YOUNGSTOWN Wick Neighbors' plan to revitalize Smoky Hollow likely to spread

A group wants to bring new life to the city by reviving an older neighborhood. By D.A. WILKINSON


MAHONING VALLEY Relay participants take steps to defeat cancer

Many participants say they're honoring a friend or family member who died of cancer. By IAN HILL


MIKE BRAUN Gillies Gear wants to clothe anglers, and everyone else

If you are a fly angler worth your salt, then you know that there are some good trout and steelhead


BESSEMER, PA. New VFW post is chartered

The organization is family oriented and provides comradeship for its members. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN


GRAEDONS | People's Pharmacy Watch dosage of baking soda

Q. I want to warn people about using baking soda to treat heartburn and indigestion. Although there


Marshes honored on anniversary at dinner party

STRUTHERS -- Mr. and Mrs. Edward Marsh, 592 W. Omar St., were guests of honor at a family dinner


JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Concrete houses offer strength and versatility

Q. We are planning to build an efficient new house. We are considering one made primarily of


Carnegie features artworks of glass

Who would have thought Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia would inspire fine art displayed in a


Photo courtesy of Louis Adams

Photo courtesy of Louis Adams SMOKY HOLLOW: In this photo taken in the 1950s, Susan Steiner stands


LAWRENCE COUNTY

LAWRENCE COUNTY Study commission Five hearings to gauge public perception of Lawrence County's


HEALTH CARE Rising premium costs squeeze small businesses

Health-care costs have jumped 20 percent for Ohio small businesses. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR


Thanks to single mothers, single father can succeed

Opinion: Thanks to single mothers, single father can succeed EDITOR: On Mother's Day, a plethora of


By LAURE CIOFFI

By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Only a few times in Mary


Episode II best "Star Wars" movie since "Empire Strikes Back"

By MILAN PAURICH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT This time, The Force is with George Lucas. After the


DOCTORS

DOCTORS Chief resident Dr. Lisa L. Stephens, a 2000 graduate of NEOUCOM, was recently appointed


VETERANS

VETERANS Grave decorations YOUNGSTOWN -- Families of veterans are reminded that flag holders