k WITH ITS debut album set for release this summer, local band Cherry Monroe returns to the Mahoning Valley for a concert at Jillian's on Saturday.
j PRINCE RAINIER III, who was married to film star Grace Kelly, died Wednesday at a hospital treating him for heart, kidney and breathing problems.
A royal lesson
k PRINCE CHARLES delayed his wedding to Camilla Parker Bowles so that he can attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II. A Vindicator editorial says the prince should change his image by learning from the way the pontiff lived his life.
Pull in the reins
k FEDERAL Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan urged Congress to restrict the holdings of government-sponsored mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The suggestion was in reaction to the two entities' huge debt.
Quality has a price
k DESPITE a tight budget, Austintown School District had to offer more money to attract good candidates to fill the superintendent post.
Threats spur arrest
k A WOMAN was arrested on a charge of threatening a judge from Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. The woman said she was upset because a case was assigned to Judge Maureen A. Sweeney.
Event to raise funds for disease fight
k CHILDREN'S stories will be among events at Nefertiti's Affair, a fund-raiser by Ozone Business Gallery. A portion of proceeds will go toward fighting malaria in Africa and Asia.