OSU wallops Indiana
OHIO STATE tight end Rory Nicol motions to the crowd as he hauls in a touchdown pass from quarterback Troy Smith. The Buckeyes clobbered Indiana 44-3 Saturday in Columbus.
Preview new season of our SteelHounds
THE YOUNGSTOWN SteelHounds Central Hockey League team has opened its 2006-07 season. Preview this year's Hounds in a special four-page wraparound section.
Stray cats abound
ANIMAL ADVOCATES in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys agree that stray cats are becoming a greater and greater problem.
Fiery train crashsparks federal probe
FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS arrived Saturday at the scene of a fiery train accident caused when 24 ethanol tanker cars derailed and nine of them caught fire on a Beaver County, Pa., bridge Friday.
COMMUNITIES throughout the region list days and times for trick-or-treat and other Halloween activities.
Gore and pirates
IN HALLOWEEN merchandising this year, all things gory are going fast. In costumes, pirates rule.
Adults join in
HALLOWEEN HOOPLA attracts more and more adults these days. Just visit any party or costume shop in the Valley.
RIP, TV theme songs
SOME FEAR theme songs for television shows are headed to the TV graveyard.
Floors with warmth
IT CAN BE expensive, but radiant floor heating is catching on.