Vindy.com for June 4, 2005

Jump to: » Stories 

« News / 2005 / June / 4

Stories published June 4, 2005

HOW HE SEES IT Deep Throat: Is he a hero or scoundrel?

Opinion: It is rare for a secret to be kept for more than a matter of minutes, let alone a generation. Yet,


SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES

SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES Beight Farm: Summer evening camp from 5-7 p.m. several nights a week for


NBA PLAYOFFS Long wait worries Spurs

San Antonio will have had eight days off before the start of the NBA Finals. SAN ANTONIO (AP) --


Lessicks observe 50th anniversary with YCC dinner

XGIRARD -- Mary Ann and Eugene Lessick of Girard were honored May 30 for their 50th wedding


Hold your applause

Opinion: Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Afghanistan's continuing problems extend well beyond a bumper poppy crop,


Fitch's Cassano third in Division I discus

The junior thrower also finished third in last year's state meet. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR


FAMOUS WEDDINGS Where were you when these pairs tied the knot?

NEW YORK -- In honor of the June wedding season, Inside TV magazine has named its "Top Ten Greatest


McKenneys mark 50th anniversary at Saturday dinner

XPOLAND -- The 50th wedding anniversary of Dave and Carol McKenney, 1765 Lynn Mar Ave., was observed


ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball

CLASS LITTLE b Dave Sugar 8, Yo. Express 0 Wolf 10, Bandits 2 Astro Falcons 2, Livi Steel 1 R


CATHOLIC CHURCH Nuns come forward on sex abuse

A 9-year old survey reveals thousands of sexually victimized nuns. ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ST.


Wedding planned for Miss Lucio and Dominic Pregi IV

XAnnouncement is being made by Dominic Pregi III, 1902 Massachusetts Ave., Poland, and Elissa


THE RAVEONETTES Danish duo de-fuzzes, quiets down for third album

The band takes a sharp departure from the noisy pop of their previous releases. CLEVELAND --


Kerrs mark 50th with reception and later Mass

XPOLAND -- A dinner reception June 4 at St. Luke Banquet Hall in Boardman marked the 50th wedding


HOW HE SEES IT U.S. must resist closing its doors

Opinion: By ROGER MAHONY LOS ANGELES TIMES It appears fashionable these days, and almost politically


ON THE RECORD | What's hot in albums, tapes and discs

'BROTHERS FROM ANOTHER' Young Gunz (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam) sss The not-so-niceties of


PSEUDOEPHEDRINE Senate considers regulation for sales of key methamphetamine ingredient

Many states and retailers have already imposed restrictions. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The days of


FRIDAY'S GAMES

FRIDAY'S GAMES American League Boston 7, L.A. Angels 4 Detroit 5, Baltimore 3 Chicago White


SPEAKER LARRY HOUSEHOLDER 2 computers seized in probe

COLUMBUS (AP) -- Federal agents have seized two computers from the Ohio House of Representatives as


Family lamb stolen from van during game

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE PITTSBURGH -- Lost: A little lamb Age: 10 Owner: Natalie Malone, 10,


Ashley Barber is bride-elect of Joshua Rosko

XCANFIELD -- Fred and Nancy Rosko, 4073 Pleasant Valley Lane, are announcing the engagement of their


INTERVIEW 'Heaven' in a theater near you

Portions of the film's profits will benefit Habitat for Humanity. By MILAN PAURICH VINDICATOR


INNOVATION Pa. company unveils new body armor for military

The armor was created by a former Marine who served 21 months in Iraq. JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A


FRENCH OPEN 2 left-handers in tennis title match

Tenn prodigy Rafael Nadal meets Mariano Puerta today at Roland Garros. PARIS (AP) -- In French


STATE BASEBALL ROUNDUP Archbold claims Div. III title, 7-1, behind Weldy

He pitched a two-hitter, had two RBIs and three hits over Frankfort Adena. ASSOCIATED PRESS


BLOOD DRIVES For the week of June 5-11

MONDAY St. George Lodge 66, 3100 Vestal Road, Youngstown, 2 to 7 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian


Cachet's legacy: 10 solo titles

By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF COLUMBUS -- She made her way through the stadium crowd,


THEATER One-act plays capture variety of characters

The six varied short plays will showcase community actors and directors. By L. CROW VINDICATOR


BOWLING Donatelli Sr., Guerrieri earn Hall of Fame spots

Dave and Doug Sweeney will be among the sponsors honored. YOUNGSTOWN -- Dan Donatelli Sr. and Neil


& lt;B & gt;ANTONUCCI, & lt;/B & gt;Florence A., 65, of Struthers;

& lt;B & gt;ANTONUCCI, & lt;/B & gt;Florence A., 65, of Struthers; calling hours


'EXECUTED ON A TECHNICALITY' Lawyer works to save Texans from death

The title is unfortunately unexciting. By DIANE JENNINGS THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS "Executed on


HIGHWAY PATROL Cadets study Holocaust to avoid similar actions

The lecture illustrated behavior troopers should never repeat. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Ohio State Highway


DISTANCE RUNNING Garcia's love of track leads to 28th camp

The Camp Fitch program is set in July. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF Mike Garcia was a


GARDEN CLUBS

MONDAY XRuth Bohn will serve as hostess for a plant exchange and picnic planned for members of


Highly appealing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The Appalachian Regional Commission has helped states throughout the


Harding's Provitt wins 200

His brother, J'Abneb, finished sixth and both placed in the 100 meter dash. By JOE SCALZO


SCHOOLS Program lessens incidents of bullying

A student committee works to make playgrounds safer. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


SARAH SHEPHERD BRIAN WRIGHT

SARAH SHEPHERD BRIAN WRIGHT XNILES -- Ciminero's Banquet Centre was the setting at 6 p.m. May 14


WINNING NUMBERS | May 28-June 3

OHIO Friday 6/3 Night drawings: Pick 3, 4-9-4 Pick 4, 7-8-7-6 Rolling Cash 5, 3-4-22-28-30


AREA GOLF SCORES

MEN HBA (Mahoning) -- Low gross: Joe Spelich, Nick Hanuschak 38, Frank Redmond 40; Low net: Mark


GARDEN FORUM Activities planned

Call Eleanor Young, (330) 758-8273, or Dorothy Haddox, (330) 799-1613, for reservations or


MICHAEL J. LACIVITA 'I was there' storytellers are vanishing

Opinion: We must not forget the life changing events of World War II. As a part-time writer and speaker, I


CARDINAL MOONEY '96 grad to bring message from afar

Nicole Shirilla will discuss her relief work when she speaks to the Class of '05. YOUNGSTOWN --


Finance info provided at home-buying seminar

Finance info provided at home-buying seminar SHARON, Pa. -- Shenango Valley Initiative is


HOME IMPROVEMENTS Cover your legal bases before you start to cover your patio

Besides permission, you will also need to decide materials and location. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS


Andriko sprints into history

The Lordstown senior broke the Division III state record for the 800. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS FRIDAY 1st--Raq N Mi Kla(Lippiatt)27.6010.004.40 High Noon Hannah(T


& lt;B & gt;BLEVINS, & lt;/B & gt;Alice A., 80, of Warren; calling

& lt;B & gt;BLEVINS, & lt;/B & gt;Alice A., 80, of Warren; calling hours Monday


CAMP ANACONDA Busy U.S. base brings gifts to Iraqi children

The base supplies nearly 140,000 troops. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS BALAD, Iraq -- Anaconda is a


CAL THOMAS Islam's ignorance double standard

Opinion: The Pentagon has acknowledged five instances in which guards or interrogators at the detention


YELLOWSTONE Park opened as upgrade work lingers

The $300 million road improvement project is just one of many renovations. CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) --


CRISIS SHELTER Benefit tour offers five gardens

Tickets can be purchased in advance or the day of the tour. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The Crisis Shelter


AUSTRIA Tears and interrogations follow mother's confession of killing 4

VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- Mourners laid flowers and lighted candles Saturday at an apartment complex


JENNIFER GINNETTI BRETT CLAXON

JENNIFER GINNETTI BRETT CLAXON XLOWELLVILLE -- The wedding of Jennifer Lynn Ginnetti, Poland, and


Columbiana pair to mark 50th with open reception

XCOLUMBIANA -- An open reception has been planned for 2 to 4 p.m. June 11 to celebrate the 50th


Arrest warrant for Brown

Arrest warrant for Brown CANTON, Mass. -- Norfolk County Probate and Family Court in Canton,


CONTAMINATION Army cleaned up radar site in Brookfield, officials say

Asbestos in the buildings may still have to be addressed. BROOKFIELD -- There's good news about


Today is Sunday, June 5, the 156th day of 2005. There are 209 days left in the year. On this date in

Today is Sunday, June 5, the 156th day of 2005. There are 209 days left in the year. On this date in


Students suspended after gun is found

OLEY, Pa. (AP) -- Four high school students were suspended after a .357-caliber handgun was found in


BUSINESS MapQuest goes back to basics

The famous Internet company will produce paper maps and travel guides. NEW YORK (AP) -- MapQuest


Farmers markets grow as demand increases

The number of farmers markets has doubled nationally in the past decade. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gina


BRIDGE

North-South vulnerable. South deals. NORTH x -A K 5 u -A 9 8 7 4 v -K 6 4 w -K 8 WEST


ICE HOCKEY Youngstown Phantoms scout talent at tryout camp

Returning players should participate in at least two tryouts before the final one. BOARDMAN --


CDC Obesity crisis sparks pursuit for solutions

The study seeks to find out if West Virginians have healthy lifestyle options. CHARLESTON, W.Va.


GOLF Pinehurst resort still on par

The golfing town founded on eagles and birdies soars with its resort appeal. PINEHURST, N.C. (AP)


Fire ruled accidental

Fire ruled accidental YOUNGSTOWN -- The fire that destroyed a 105-year-old downtown building


PHYSICIANS DIALYSIS One section of center closes for health evaluations

Five patients treated in the same area experienced symptoms of infection. By AMBER HYLAND


COLLEGE BASEBALL Ninth-inning homer sends OSU to defeat

This afternoon, the Buckeyes will play Virginia. ASSOCIATED PRESS CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Shea


SENIOR CITIZENS

55-PLUS MINERAL RIDGE XMineral Ridge 55-Plus Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary


Eyes on the courtroom door

Opinion: Much of the nation's attention is focused on a California jury room and the fate of entertainer


A continuing financial education

A home is a good investment, but a nest egg is important too. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


LAKE MILTON STATE PARK NatureWorks grant from ODNR to fund amphitheater project

The park can begin clearing land in the fall. By JOSH ECHT VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER LAKE MILTON


David Beckham plans to open soccer academy

David Beckham plans to open soccer academy CARSON, Calif. -- Some American youngsters will have a


MURDER CASE Scowling skater, girlfriend charged with killing 2-year-old son await trial

Benefits and other efforts have raised $35,000 so far to defend the two. RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) --


BROWNS WinslowSr. angry with the media

The Hall of Fame tight end criticized coverage of his son's accident. INDEPENDENCE (AP) -- Injured


NCAA BASEBALL ROUNDUP Friday's other games

South Carolina 6, Michigan 5 ATLANTA -- South Carolina pushed across a run in the ninth inning


BENEFICIAL BUGS

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT For some gardeners, the word bug is automatically


Accommodations: Hotel accommodations in Pinehurst and Moore County have been reserved for players

Accommodations: Hotel accommodations in Pinehurst and Moore County have been reserved for players


AROUND THE HORN | Friday's other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 7, Angels 4 BOSTON -- Johnny Damon lined a three-run double over the


Columbus' Fatty Koo has found its mojo

Columbus' Fatty Koo has found its mojo k THE COLUMBUS GROUP Fatty Koo returned to its roots to


HELOISE Pet names as varied as the pets themselves

Dear Readers: Well, it's time to share the second installment of unique pet names submitted by our


OHIO

OHIO Day drawings: Pick 3, 8-8-9 Pick 4, 9-1-9-0 Night drawings: Pick 3, 8-6-5 Pick 4,


J. Cecil/The Vindicator

J. Cecil/The Vindicator SAX APPEAL: Oscar Chapman plays his saxophone, one of many musical acts


Niddels' 50th celebrated at Woodworth Park

XNORTH LIMA -- Thomas Sr. and Mary Niddel, 9767 Woodworth Road, North Lima, celebrated their 50th


SCOPE Niles Senior Center, 14 E. State St., has the following activities available each week:

SCOPE Niles Senior Center, 14 E. State St., has the following activities available each week:


FRENCH OPEN WOMEN'S FINAL Hardenne rolls easy past Pierce

The Belgian won her second French title with a 6-1, 6-1 romp. PARIS (AP) -- Grand Slam, indeed!


OHIO DEATH PENALTY Plea bargains allow hundreds of killers to spend life in prison

Supporters of the death penalty say it is not being used as it was intended. COLUMBUS (AP) --


SANDLOT BASEBALL Express pulls out 1-0 win

Gaspar's two-hitter topped Koch Construction/Line Drive in Class B action. STRUTHERS -- Tad Gaspar


WEDDINGS Brides opt for cash 'n' carry

Now's the time that the wedding couple can laugh all the way to the bank. By MICHELLE MEGNA NEW


DOCTOR

DOCTOR Surgical residency Lauren Elayne Donatelli-Seyler will receive her doctorate in


Self-defense ruled in fatal shooting of man

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. -- The fatal shooting of a Sharon man here early Saturday has been ruled as self-


WEIGHT LOSS Getting enough sleep is crucial

Apparently, the body needs its rest as much as exercise. PROVIDENCE JOURNAL Dr. Vincent Pera,


Runaway bride walks away with a light tap on the wrist

Opinion: Add "scam artist" to the "runaway bride" label Duluth, Ga., resident Jennifer Wilbanks has borne


Hubbard Township faces threat of manmade disaster

Opinion: Hubbard Township faces threat of manmade disaster EDITOR: Do you remember the tornado of 1985?


HEALTH Japan beset by swift AIDS outbreak

Public indifference is putting Japan's AIDS growth rate on par with Africa's. TOKYO (AP) -- A


DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH Revitalization effort loses third developer

The Pittsburgh Task Force will look for a new developer for the Fifth and Forbes corridor.


2 counts dropped in cheerleader fixation case

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge dismissed two charges against a man accused of trespassing in a


BASEBALL STANDINGS

BASEBALL STANDINGS AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division WLPctGBL10StrHomeAwayIntr


REGIONAL CHAMBER Route 224 traffic solutions discussed

Some simple solutions might help traffic flow along the busy highway. BOARDMAN -- Traffic along


FARMHOUSE MURDER-SUICIDE Neighbors still in shock over teen shooting family, friends

Residents have a difficult time picturing the quiet grad-to-be committing the crime.


AREA GOLF CALENDAR

JUNE TODAY -- Sponsors Classic two-man pick your partner event at Candywood Golf Course in Vienna.


Swatting is a cry for attention

Q. Our 29-month-old son is mostly well-behaved; however, when he doesn't get his way or becomes


MASONIC GROUPS

MONDAY XMau Mil Club, an auxiliary of Miriam Chapter 278, OES, will meet for an indoor picnic at 6


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Forum Health At Home offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 11 locations in


MARK PATINKIN How old is too old for text messaging?

Opinion: You know how many people in their 70s and 80s have been left out of Cell Phone Nation, because it's


Girard's fiscal problems have come home to roost

Opinion: Last week, Girard Mayor James Melfi made public some ideas for cutting the cost of government,


hCelebrate garden colors and designs

hCelebrate garden colors and designs Nature blessed Washington's Bainbridge Island with soil and


CONSTRUCTION YSU set to begin gateway project

The extensive project is estimated to cost $1.5 million. YOUNGSTOWN -- The first phase of a master


Aim high, 2005 graduates

As June begins, high school graduation ceremonies will soon be the norm. So I dedicate this column


DEATH SENTENCE Plea bargains by county

While Ohio has sentenced 196 offenders to death for killing one person, 131 people who killed two or


HOLISTIC HEALTH Beauty products can be hazardous to your health

Skin problems can come from unexpected sources. By L. CROW VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Our skin


KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR \ Annie's Mailbox Bickering over brother's generosity toward Mom is fruitless

Dear Annie: My mother allows my 22-year-old brother, "Matt," to send her $150 every month. Mom is


CRIME Suspect ID'd in Mohawk school threat

By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT BESSEMER, Pa. -- The student responsible for writing


CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS Report: Noe grand jury hears from ex-mayor

Two executives who worked with Noe's brother-in-law also testified. TOLEDO (AP) -- A former mayor,


CHL DRAFT SteelHounds select first five players

Two of them played in this year's CHL finals. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Youngstown SteelHounds


Frimpong finishes fourth in long jump

Canfield teammate Natasha Kissim was fourth in discus. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


MILITARY 910th plane damaged in accident

The C-130H2 hit several concrete barriers, a 910th spokesman said. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR


WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- A lieutenant once charged with murder in the deaths of two Iraqis said

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- A lieutenant once charged with murder in the deaths of two Iraqis said


Clinic in Girard

Clinic in Girard GIRARD -- The well-child immunization clinic will be held at noon June 12 in the


Miss Williams, fianc & eacute; plan August nuptials

XThe parents of Kimberly Joy Williams and Donald Frank Andrews, both of Austell, Ga., are announcing


AGRICULTURE State proposes raising fees on feed, fertilizer

Farmers would be forced to absorb the rising costs. PEMBERVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- A state proposal to


HEALTH CARE Governor's scheme baffles Republicans

The House GOP leader said there is confusion about the plan's legal issues. HARRISBURG (AP) --


HOW WE SHOP Consumer culture's CHANGING FACE

Baby boomers are buying younger and teens are buying older, say industry experts. By CLAYTON


AL ROUNDUP Angels erupt againstBoston

Los Angeles scored 11 runs in the final three innings in a 13-6 victory. ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON


NASCAR Newman, Johnson favorites at Dover

Johnson is on the pole, but Newman has won three of the last four races here. DOVER, Del. (AP) --


STATE TRACK

STATE TRACK How area athletes fared DIVISION I BOYS Boardman: Brandon Rader (shot, 14th, 51-11


BASEBALL Babe's 1919 pact to be auctioned

A hunger relief charity will benefit from the sale. NEW YORK (AP) -- This is all that remains of


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

STATE TRACK AND FIELD SATURDAY'S RESULTS DIVISION I BOYS Team scores: 1, Cle. Glenville 70; 2,


PGA Toms' eagles include ace as he joins leaders

Fred Couples, Jeff Sluman and Bart Bryant also are tied for first. DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) -- David Toms


AMERICAN LEAGUE

AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING TEAM ABRHHRRBIAvg Baltimore187928453775278.285