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Bada bing, Y'town makes it to the top

Opinion: Let's not get all cranky over Youngstown's being included in last Sunday's season opener of the HBO

KEYSTONE CLIPS Program teaches how to compost

Penn State Cooperative Extension is looking for Mercer County residents interested in learning the

FUND-RAISER Junior League plans Bargain Bonanza

This year's event will feature a health fair. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Junior League of Youngstown will

VOLLEYBALL Mroski is MVP as Hubbard wins title, stays undefeated

The Eagles posted three wins in the Hubbard Volleyball Classic and now are 14-0. HUBBARD -- Katy

Surprise dinner party is held to honor the Barton 40th wedding anniversary

STRUTHERS -- Mr. and Mrs. William Barton, 254 Como St., were honored during a surprise dinner party

DOWNTOWN YOUNGSTOWN The first look at a grand vision

One developer sees an arena, conference center, hotel and village of shops and restaurants in the

PREP SOCCER Fitch's Harris scores late goal as Falcons remain undefeated

Four different players scored for Champion in a win over Niles. AUSTINTOWN -- Dina Harris scored a


SATURDAY RESULTS FOOTBALL AREA SCORES Chaney 53, Wilson 0 Rayen 30, Canton Timken 0

GRAEDONS | The People's Pharmacy To comb out nits from lice, think pink

Q. I am going crazy looking for nits. My 8-year-old daughter caught lice at school, and we are

RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Educator Stoner deserves recognition

Nobody lives forever although the majority of us may believe that's the case. On Sept. 7, Keith


EVENT Elite runners will vie YOUNGSTOWN -- Boston Marathon great Bill Rodgers and other elite

Brown jubilee to be celeb rated during party

CANFIELD -- Mr. and Mrs. Edward Brown, 8891 W. Western Reserve Road, will be guests of honor during

Apples are yummy but ugly

The high spring temperatures we enjoyed smashed Hartford's apple crop. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR

THE KOVELS | Antiques and collecting All shook up: Fans love fun salt & amp; pepper shakers

Collecting is fun, and there are many humorous antiques and collectibles. One category that has

Sopranos put hit on Youngstown.

Sopranos put hit on Youngstown. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- You can add

State grants to help improve, protect watersheds

SHARON, Pa. -- Mercer and Lawrence counties will get more than $600,000 in state grants to improve

YOUNGSTOWN Event to aid in fight against breast cancer

The race is the organization's largest fund-raiser. By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


APPLES Types and uses Here's a glance at apples, their taste and texture, and uses: Cortland:

SCOTT SHALAWAY Snags prove life after death

If you've ever wondered about life after death, try planting a snag in your backyard. Snags, what


BASIC GRADS Air Force: Reserve Airman Brandon J. Miller (Greenville, Pa., High School, '01), son

Width matters as much as depth

The soil surrounding the hole should be loosened, a shrub expert said. What's the biggest mistake

CORTLAND Lakeview beats Poland to win Blue-White title

Canfield finished 1-2. CORTLAND -- Megan Taylor had 13 assists, 13 points, 12 digs and eight kills

CONCERT REVIEW Toby Keith throws party for Pittsburgh

Toby Keith thanked the crowd for being part of the largest country concert ever in the Steel City.


SEPTEMBER TODAY -- SS.Mary and Joseph School outing at Lakeside Golf Course in Lake Milton. Four-

EverGreen plays host to harvest celebration

EverGreen plays host to harvest celebration VILLA MARIA, Pa. -- EverGreen and Land Management plan

Delta Sigma Theta to sponsor dinner

BOARDMAN -- The Youngstown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will sponsor "A

ROAD WORK Mercer County, Pa.

Interstate 80, westbound mile posts 19 to 15: Pavement testing. Carlton Road east of state Route

YOUNGSTOWN Police layoffs begin to show

The city laid off 11 police officers and 15 firefighters in August. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR

Man found dead

Man found dead YOUNGSTOWN -- Police are investigating the death of a man who was found shot in the

MAHONING COUNTY Voters get lesson at rock and poll event

The county's 1,200 poll workers will be trained to use the system. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF

PROFILE Bill Rodgers

Bill Rodgers' first international success came in the 1975 World Cross Country Championships in

The most popular evergreen shrub in the Mahoning Valley is the rhododendron.

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT If how to best landscape your back yard has got you

Snyder's can ease the pain of Phar-Mor Inc.'s closing

Opinion: When Snyder's Drug Stores of Minnesota withdrew from negotiations for the purchase of the assets of

MUSEUMS | Area attractions

Arms Family Museum of Local History -- 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, (330) 743-2589: "Who's the Fairest

The development team and their roles, according to the Landmark Organization's proposal to the city:

The development team and their roles, according to the Landmark Organization's proposal to the city:


PROJECTIONS Likely events, attendance Types of events, number of dates and total attendance


NFL Favorite Points Underdog MIAMI 6 Ny Jets MINNESOTA 6 Carolina NEW ENGLAND 91/2


HONORS Chief fire officer Assistant Chief Gary D. Jordan of Niceville, Fla., formerly of


CRUISING IN STYLE Fall trips GRAND LADY RIVERBOAT Based near Grand Rapids, carries 150 people


CATTRON GROUP Company facts A closer look at Cattron Group and its operating units: Founded:

CLEANING UP Jail janitorial expenses

Here are 2001 expenses for maintenance and janitorial supplies for some county jails in Northeast

The Pollanders guests of honor during reception

CAMPBELL -- Mr. and Mrs. John Pollander, 581 Coitsville Road, were guests of honor during a

Bake sale benefit

Bake sale benefit NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The annual auction, flea market and bake sale for the New

JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Effective skylight tubes help let the sunshine in

Q. My kitchen and a hallway are dark and I would like to add some natural lighting. Skylights are


Who: Cubs (Al. Benes 2-1) at Pirates (Benson 8-6) When: 1:35 p.m. Radio: WKST-AM (1200).


TSERJAS, N.M. -- Mary Jane Wolford and James Matthew Thomas exchanged marriage vows during a


LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements COLUMBIANA -- Terry Davidson, a sales representative for

CANFIELD Participants of car rally to find 9 sites

CANFIELD -- Ohio State University's Mahoning County Extension Office is organizing a "Horticultu-


TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Jason H. Cook, 26, of 1544 Maplewood, Warren, and Juanita L.

MARTIN SLOANE | Supermarket Shopper It pays to know your grocery prices

Are the dollar stores a good source for grocery bargains? That is the question asked by Francis


YOUNGSTOWN STATE Today -- Women's golf at Ball State Invitational; Volleyball at Buffalo, 11 a.m.;

Kings honored for anniversary at surprise party

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Richard King, 275 Coitsville-Hubbard Road, were the guests of honor Sept.

Sarvers to mark golden jubilee at dinner party

LUTZ, Fla. -- Former area residents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sarver Sr. of 1344 Edgewater Court will

TRUMBULL JAIL County foots higher bill for supplies, records show

A jail official was shocked to learn the county was paying $8 a can for glass cleaner. By STEPHEN

St. Elizabeth

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Poland teen injured in shooting

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Poland teen was in stable condition in St. Elizabeth Health Center Saturday night

Tsaknis 50th is observed on family vacation

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Tsaknis of Boardman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA Teacher's effort to teach archaeology provided world with startling news

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU SHARON, Pa. -- Dr. James M. Adovasio had no idea the dig

"Adolphe." "The Story of Adele H." star Isabelle Adjani returns to the screen in another period

"Adolphe." "The Story of Adele H." star Isabelle Adjani returns to the screen in another period

Free bus transportation to Voinovich Park in Cleveland requires a reservation. Call Humility of Mary

Free bus transportation to Voinovich Park in Cleveland requires a reservation. Call Humility of Mary



Beating victim awaits payment

A $1 million settlement is being contested in court by James Goins' court-appointed attorney. By


MEREDYTH MANNING JOHN RAY YOUNGSTOWN -- The wedding of Meredyth Patrice Manning and John Paul Ray


BLOOD DRIVES TODAY Grove City College, Physical Learning Center, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. MONDAY


MEADOWCROFT Museum operation Meadowcroft Rockshelter, located on Albert Miller's farm in

Dinner is held in observance of Davies jubilee

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Donald Davies, 3365 Myrwood Lane, were guests of honor during a dinner

Rodney Toth wins at garden show

YOUNGSTOWN -- Rodney Toth earned 34 points and took top honors at the Men's Garden Club of

SHARPSVILLE, PA. Cattron fuels company growth with technology

A longtime local company ventures into new areas, such as wireless Internet connections. By DON

Crop yields are expected to be low, ag experts say

Agriculture experts say the drought will force some farmers to sell out. By NANCY TULLIS

Vacation spot is exotic yet near

At a lighthouse in Ontonagon, Mich., I found a Youngstown connection. By JON BAKER VINDICATOR

INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE Lowellville 5-0 after 41-6 victory

The Rockets contained Mustangs to minus-27 yards in the first half en route to a 41-6 win. By JOE

PREP CROSS COUNTRY Cardinal Mooney wins Malone Invitational

The Cardinals won the boys Division III title and placed second in the girls race. VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN For resident, Y was never a question

When Eileen Kinnard graduated from YSU, her professor handed her a note telling her she was his best


AGENDA MONDAY Austintown Township trustees, 7 p.m., township administration building, 82 Ohltown

We mustn't forget, we're at war with terrorists

Opinion: We mustn't forget, we're at war with terrorists EDITOR: Have we lost sight of the fact we are in


BANKING BOARDMAN -- Rocky Page has joined the staff of First Place Bank as a regional sales

JACK WOLLITZ Lesson learned: Take nothing for granted

Just when you think you've solved most of the puzzles of angling, the fish offer up a curve ball.


GOLF MOUNT UNION INVITATIONAL Teams 1. Otterbein371 2. Mount Union393 3. Malone397

SHENANGO VALLEY Legacy benefits groups

Two area organizations got $1,000 each from the Ben Franklin Fund this year. By LAURE CIOFFI

WITH THE VETS | Veterans meetings

Meeting schedule for the week of Sept. 22: TODAY Post 6488, VFW, 2065 Coitsville-Hubbard Road,

MIKE BRAUN MVTL still on target

In1974, a group of area shot-gunners got together and started what has become -- at least

Target hits mark with workers

The majority owner of the plaza said he expects traffic to double when the store opens Oct. 13.

In 2002, 203,500 American women and 1,500 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer. What is a

In 2002, 203,500 American women and 1,500 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer. What is a

28th peace race slated Oct. 6 at Mill Creek

Some of the world's greatest runners have participated over the race's 27-year history. YOUNGSTOWN

Kiowa poet will speak at college

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Scott Momaday, American Indian scholar, poet and Pulitzer Prize winning

MASONIC GROUP Temple on the Hill holds installation

International and state officers conducted the induction. YOUNGSTOWN -- Jack Fay was installed as

CITY SERIES McElroy scores 4 to power Chaney

The Cowboys scored on their first four possessions, and led Wilson 40-0 at the half. By BOB ROTH

Weathering eye surgery

By TRACEY D'ASTOLFO VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Open any newspaper or magazine and you can find

NEW CASTLE SRU will build center geared to help people

A temporary community center is expected to open sometime before November. By LAURE CIOFFI


PREPS Area has top players at some major colleges Fanfare: The Mahoning Valley has an array of


YSU Soccer YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State was handed a 2-0 setback by UW-Milwaukee Friday in a


PENNSYLVANIA 56 counties exhaust deer allocations HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Game Commission