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College newsletter hits restrooms

With attention captured, the Potty Press informs college students. ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Talk about a

VOICE OF LISA SIMPSON Smith shines in one-woman show

The show reveals Smith's secrets, including that she suffered from bulimia. By LYNNE HEFFLEY LOS

Weekly quiz:

Weekly quiz: Q. East-West vulnerable, as South you hold: x10 9 6 3 uK Q 7 3 v7 wQ J 6 3 The

Herbs' healing properties have long been known

The same things that flavor your food can aid your health. The word "herb" can conjure up a

Kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration Parents or guardians of children who will begin kindergarten next school

Play has four busy actors who offer lots of laughs

The play finds humor in relationships between the sexes. YOUNGSTOWN -- SEX! From the first date


300 GAMES Bell Wick: Tom Dobos in Spiech Classic. Camelot: Alex Zoldan in Outdoorsmen, Tony

Donnaurmmo-Gebhart nuptials planned for Walt Disney World

XAUSTINTOWN -- Anthony and Norene Donnaurmmo, 641 Wyndclift Circle, are announcing the engagement of


MOUNTAINEER RESULTS Saturday 1st--Tony's Loc (Murphy)11.607.005.40 Sir Hillard Lewis Rex

Girard city clerk resigns

The clerk resigned after failing to file paperwork to put a levy on the May ballot. GIRARD - The

Woods, Singh among top seeds failing to advance

Tiger lost for the first time in 13 matches to an unheralded Australian. CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) --




NBA THURSDAY'S SUMMARIES KNICKS 113, 76ERS 101 PHILADELPHIA (101) -- Jackson 5-13 8-10 18,

Congress eying felon vote laws

Support for easing restrictions has come from Democrats and Republicans. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Last

MCCTC Technical students awarded at Business Professional of America competition

Seven students qualified for state competition. CANFIELD -- Mahoning County Career & amp;

Emily Holden, Jos & eacute; Martinez to wed in August

XAUSTINTOWN -- Miriam and Charles Holden, 6920 Winterpark Ave., are announcing the engagement of

TREND Polka dots are big, bold -- and back

These are not your mother's polka dots. And they're hot. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS Polka dots

PITTSBURGH PRISON Court nixes ban on news in prison

The ruling favors prisoners who want newspapers. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Inmates have been known to

h'Clean Sweep' star's book helps you organize

h'Clean Sweep' star's book helps you organize Maybe you've watched TLC's "Clean Sweep," and you

YAABSE LUNCHEON Awards and accomplishments

Seven retired teachers were recently saluted and honored for many notable achievements in their

POWER OF THE PEN Competition at Boardman Center Middle School

INDIVIDUALS SEVENTH GRADE 1. Cameron Ulam, Howland Middle School, Warren 2. Amy Fetchko,

NBA Heat minus Shaq still beats Magic

Dwayne Wade scored 25 points to lead Miami to the 101-98 win. MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade scored 14

Designers pay for celebrity nods

Some designers offer cash to celebrities who wear their designs. By SAMANTHA CRITCHELL

Police seek vandals

Police seek vandals POLAND -- Police have no suspects in the recent vandalism of a local landmark.

Mahoning county

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

shady areas

SHADY AREAS What to plant When you're dreaming up your spring gardening plans, keep in mind

Local players working toward an NFL dream

Two have signed with NFL teams while one has workouts planned. YOUNGSTOWN -- The NFL dream doesn't


Giants: Barry Bonds took a few swings in the batting cage, facing live pitching earlier than the


'ALL MY CHILDREN' Although Kevin Buchanan and Bianca asked the judge to award Babe custody of

DIOCESAN SCHOOLS St. Brendan's in final year

The diocese says an official announcement will be released Monday. YOUNGSTOWN -- St. Brendan's

TOP 25 ROUNDUP Women's college basketball

No. 3 Stanford 84, Oregon St. 41 STANFORD, Calif. -- Stanford completed an undefeated home season


SUNDAY 10 a.m. (ESPN2) Golf: WGC Match Play Championship. Noon (27) (19) (2) College basketball:

BOARDMAN Ruling goes against trustee

The trustee said she just wanted to observe negotiations, not participate in them. BOARDMAN -- An

Holcomb gets new offer

The team gave William Green and Gerard Warren permission to find trades. CLEVELAND (AP) -- The

SALEM SCHOOLS Interviews to begin for superintendent

Three Valley educators are among the finalists. SALEM -- Salem city school leaders will begin

Trying to keep the peace

Opinion: The tentative peace that they hammered out is squarely in the hands of Palestinian leader Mahmoud

Tree, fish sale programs accepting orders

SALEM -- Columbiana Soil and Water Conservation District's annual tree and fish sale programs are

Software firm will pay CSU $4.25M settlement

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A software firm has agreed to pay Cleveland State University $4.25 million to

Iowa ends 3-game skid, 78-56

Adam Haluska led the Hawkeyes against Penn State with 22 points. ASSOCIATED PRESS STATE COLLEGE,


NASCAR-NEXTEL CUP AUTO CLUB 500 LINEUP Today At California Speedway (Car number in

COLLEGE ROUNDUP Baldwin-Wallace wins big over Mount Union

The Yellow Jackets advanced to the Ohio Conference championship game. UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS -- Tori

Kellys to travel to Ireland for 50th celebration

XBOARDMAN -- James and Kathleen (Reedy) Kelly, 7406 Salinas Trail, celebrated their 50th wedding

Literacy program works, district told

P. Ross Berry Middle School should be ready by fall 2006, an official said. YOUNGSTOWN -- A key to

Canfield, Liberty in rematch

The Cardinals bounced Howland 65-50, while the Leopards ousted Struthers. BOARDMAN -- When the

WHAT THE STARS WEAR Fashionistas know who loves what

NICOLE KIDMAN Bet on seeing her in Chanel this year: She created a "fashion moment" with her pink

LaBrae has off night, but beats JFK, 44-31

The Vikings overcame a poor shooting night to advance to district play. HUBBARD -- Top-seeded


SELECTING PAINT What type is best? If you have decided to paint, the next thing you need to

Poland High names 56 new members of honor society

POLAND -- The Poland Seminary High School chapter of the National Honor Society has inducted 56 new

Tennis Results


Paper or paint?

Should we wallpaper or should we paint? That is the question many people wrestle with when

CLASSIC CAR SHOW Mustangs to run free in the Valley

A local Mustang club will host a Grand National show. LIBERTY -- Gary Chamberlain's favorite part

Invasion of owls

Invasion of owls k THOUSANDS of bird enthusiasts are witnessing a strange phenomenon in Minnesota

Middle Island: home of forest and wetlands

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A steel bridge links the West Virginia mainland to Middle Island, occupied


ASSOCIATIONS XEastern Ohio Pharmacists Association will meet at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lucianno's

Teen honored for his volunteer activities

MINERAL RIDGE -- Kenneth Lee-Maher, 15, of Mineral Ridge has been honored for his exemplary

Ursuline cruises to fifth straight

The Irish had little trouble eliminating Cardinal Mooney, 64-31. HANOVERTON -- Tyra Grant scored

STATE WRESTLING Five area standouts to vie for state titles

Fitch has a pair in freshman Tony Jameson and senior Anthony Gigliotti. COLUMBUS -- Five area

Toms, DiMarco in 36-hole final today at LaCosta

The finalists were competitors in college -- Toms at LSU, DiMarco at Florida. CARLSBAD, Calif.

OHIO STATEHOUSE Advocates for Medicaid tout the human stories

Medicaid recipients gather at the Statehouse to tell why they need funding. COLUMBUS (AP) --

NBA ROUNDUP Friday's other games

Nets 93, Bobcats 86 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Rookie Nenad Krstic returned to the lineup after

Ohio's gay marriage ban brings unplanned results

A woman is trying to cancel a custody agreement. COLUMBUS (AP) -- A woman is arguing that the


BOYS BASKETBALL FRIDAY'S SCORES AREA Division I at Canton Civic Center Can. McKinley 83,

Following in the footsteps of a 'giant'

San Antonio archbishop steps into role as leading Hispanic cleric in the United States. SAN

HELOISE Take records when traveling with pet

Dear Readers: Taking a trip by car with your pet? There are a few things you should know before

Stop the madness of greed

I'd rather talk to grandparents than parents. (I'm sure the fact that I'm a grandfather myself has a

'The Bus' presented

'The Bus' presented YOUNGSTOWN -- The drama department of the Bethel Church of God in Christ, 3147

Clarett unimpressive at NFL combine

His time in the 40-yard dash wasn't among the five fastest. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- All that baggage

Top prospect intent on making the team

Grady Sizemore knows the outfield is crowded, but feels he's ready. WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) --

NFL ROUNDUP News and notes

Seahawks: Jerry Rice's incredible career finally might be at an end. The best receiver in NFL


CURRENT PRICES Around the nation Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets,


MATCH PLAY Thursday's results Seeds in Parentheses First round Davis Love III (9) def. Chris


LOCAL Alumni game BESSEMER, Pa. -- The National Honor Society at Mohawk High will sponsor a

THE KOVELS \ Antiques and collecting

Tables can be useful in many ways, and they often have special names. A work table was used to

MORE ABOUT HERBS | Where to find them, how to purchase

RESOURCES FOR HERBS BOOKS: Deni Bown: "The Herb Society of America Encyclopedia of Herbs &

HORIZON ROUNDUP Saturday's other games

Wis.-Milwaukee 81, Cleveland St. 59 CLEVELAND -- Ed McCants scored 21 points and Wisconsin-

YSU Professor appealing nonrenewal

The final decision is in the hands of YSU's interim provost. YOUNGSTOWN -- A forensic science

VIDEO GAME Oddworld is interesting for living and playing

You won't hate yourself. By MONTY PHAN LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY In Oddworld Stranger's Wrath, to

INDIANS Blake will show why he moved to outfield

He's already learned a big difference from when he played third base. WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) --

King places 11th in 200 freestyle

Boardman freshman Conner O'Halloran placed 16th in the 50 freestyle. CANTON -- Warren Harding

New-look Penguins a mix of young and old

A solid pitching staff should carry team with nine newcomers. YOUNGSTOWN -- When the 2005 season

'Exemplary' audit result

'Exemplary' audit result ROOTSTOWN -- The Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine has

DIVISION I BOYS Warren struggles to 55-40 victory

The Raiders have a matchup set with North Canton on Thursday. CANTON -- For the second straight


HONORS Lewis earns medal Army Cpl. Dawn M. Lewis, daughter of Linda Lewis of Girard, has been

Friday's Transactions


FLIPPEN TRAINING Teaching teachers to encourage pupils

Youngstown schools hope to see improved tests scores. YOUNGSTOWN -- In the past, many teachers and

CAL THOMAS Illegal immigrants will confront citizen militia

Opinion: SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The Bush administration would have us believe that most illegal immigrants (or

DIVISION II Hoban's Benson big difference

Her key baskets ignited the Knights past West Branch in the district final, 40-31. UNIONTOWN -- In

Ursuline turns back Mooney to advance

The Irish prevailed 67-59, but a heated ending marred the contest. SALEM -- Those who saw the end

COBRA LILY This plant likes to dine on bugs for dinner

Where carnivorous plants quietly wait for their food. FLORENCE, Ore. (AP) -- Marina Wycoff stopped

Spartans prevail

ALLIANCE -- The Boardman High girls basketball team enjoyed a perfect start against their rival in

Miss Thompson, Mr. Harris set July wedding

XBROOKFIELD -- David and Monica Thompson, 509 Albright McKay S.E., are announcing the engagement of

JAMES AND MORRIS CAREY \ On the House Be sure to seal frame when framing pictures

Did you know that a single, high-quality picture "envelope," assembled to protect fine art, could

TRUMBULL COUNTY Localities plan for limited policing

The sheriff's department won't respond to crimes against property. WARREN -- The absence of

Shades of Starbucks spill into fashion

In designer collections for fall, many warm, comforting shades of brown are steaming hot. KNIGHT


BASEBALL American League TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS--Agreed to terms with RHP Dewon Brazelton, RHP

50th anniversary for the Johnstons is celebrated

XPOLAND -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnston of Poland were honored Feb. 13 at a Mass at St. Patrick


ONY LAMIA ENJOYS GOOD company. He's got a pair of emus, a 13-year-old Rottweiler named Sheba,

DANIEL SCHORR Negroponte has work cut out for him

Opinion: President Bush made an interesting remark when he announced the appointment of John Negroponte as

BANDS Alter Bridge's creed: Don't become Creed

Former Creed members unite to make more aggressive music. By RASHOD D. OLLISON BALTIMORE SUN

Can-recycling drive for Douglas Coward

Can-recycling drive for Douglas Coward WARREN -- An aluminum can recycling drive April 2 at 2488

NFL COMBINE Defensive stars impressive

As many as a half-dozen defensive ends or tackles could go in the first round. INDIANAPOLIS (AP)

Verdict is due today on law school competition

The national competition will be in Florida in April. YOUNGSTOWN -- A man gets drunk at a local

Koltsov's clutch free throws help Lakeview pull stunner

The Bulldogs upended top-seeded Edgewood 51-43. MADISON -- Lakeview High's Alex Koltsov has been

LORDSTOWN PROPOSAL Liking their chances

A pastor asked how gambling could help the Valley's corruption struggle. WARREN -- Mahoning Valley

THEATER REVIEW YSU cast is de-lightful when 'Anything Goes'

Timeless Cole Porter tunes are anchored by great voices. YOUNGSTOWN -- If you're looking for a de-

Gadget would call cell with home info

An Ohio company is creating a system that would alert homeowners about conditions at their house.


Summary of major events at Mill Creek MetroParks in March. March 1: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.,

DIVISION II BOYS Salem, Poland advance to district

The Quakers defeated Niles 66-57, while the Bulldogs routed Wilson 68-35. BOARDMAN -- Salem High

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Interested in getting more information about these polka-dot products? Here are some sources:

Lawyers argue that records from late Sen. Heinz should stay sealed

Two newspapers want the records to be unsealed, 14 years after the man's death. PITTSBURGH (AP) --

GOLF ROUNDUP Saturday's other results

CHAMPIONS TOUR LUTZ, Fla. -- Morris Hatalsky finished an opening-round 68 and followed with a 67

Spring is good time to watch baseball

Spring is good time to watch baseball NEW YORK -- Some travelers head south to the beach as winter

HORIZON LEAGUE Youngstown State teams complete season on the road

The men are at Detroit today; the women travel to Wisconsin-Milwaukee. YOUNGSTOWN -- Both

Tailgating bill headed for a vote

Rep. Carano's measure has YSU in mind. COLUMBUS -- A bill that would allow some public colleges,


TUESDAY XThe program will be "Attracting Butterflies to Your Backyard" when Daphne members meet at

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL YSU stops Milwaukee in season finale, 75-68

The Penguins will take a three-game win streak into the tournament next week. MILWAUKEE, Wis. --

Boomers are losing clout to Gen-X'rs

Opinion: I was afraid this day would come. For years, the culture has been dominated by baby boom-ers, and

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Saturday's Sports Transactions

Saturday's Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE

40th anniversary

40th anniversary NORTH LIMA -- Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave. Ext., will

PORTAL 31 Mine to become theme park

The park will have animatronics and will teach the history of mining. LYNCH, Ky. (AP) -- Three

PIRATES Johnson has new outlook for 2005

The pitcher spent the last half of 2004 in the minor leagues. BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- Mike

Beware, America, Democrats are reinventing themselves

Opinion: Beware, America, Democrats are reinventing themselves EDITOR: Be on guard, America, the

Rate rise spurs volunteer to change transportation

He'll have his wife drop him off instead of paying the higher rate. MINERAL RIDGE -- Weathersfield

Human and computer errors caused glitches in the November 2004 elections.

Human and computer errors caused glitches in the November 2004 elections. YOUNGSTOWN -- The

After year off, Lopez hoping to catch on

The right-hander worked with a trainer after getting no contract offers in 2004. BRADENTON, Fla.

Oversight led to prisoner release

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A corrections officer failed to verify a prisoner's identity by checking the

NASCAR Busch youngest ever to win pole

He claimed the top spot in only his eighth Nextel Cup series start. FONTANA, Calif. (AP) -- NASCAR

Andy Lamancusa, Rob Holbert finish third in finals

The championship finals were not concluded in time for this edition. COLUMBUS -- Andy Lamancusa

FEDERAL COURT Inmate abuse case continues Jury selection to begin Monday in trial of last defendant

Mark Dixon's co-defendants are expected to be called as witnesses. YOUNGSTOWN -- Three years ago,

SALVATION ARMY Group raising funds for trip

Some Salvationist fund-raising events are ongoing. MERCER, Pa. -- Youths from the Mercer Salvation

I-80 ACCIDENTS PennDot officials blame drivers for rash of wrecks on interstate

Two crashes have involved more than 100 vehicles. MERCER, Pa. -- Pennsylvania Department of

CHAIN-SAW CARVING Akron artist cuts out creative career for himself

Most of his pieces range from $20 into the hundreds of dollars. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS AKRON

Community center offers lifeguard course

SALEM -- The Salem Community Center will be offering an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

INDIANAPOLIS Pacers pummel sluggish Cavaliers

LeBron James shot just 9 of 25 from the field to finish with 21 points. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The

Washington closing in on Pac-10 crown

The No. 14 ranked Huskies knocked off No. 9 Arizona 93-85 on Saturday. ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE

Maplewood stays alive in Div. IV tourney

WARREN -- Jake Abbott scored 19 points -- including 15 of his team's 25 in the fourth quarter -- to

NASCAR ROUNDUP News and notes

Under the gun: Nextel Cup drivers better watch their speed on pit road -- NASCAR will be watching

Northfield Park

NORTHFIELD PARK FRIDAY'S RESULTS 1st--Midnight Jewel A Diamond In June (Kash

Left off ballot, incumbent free to run as a write-in candidate

She was tossed off the ballot because petitions were wrong. WARREN -- There could be a Democratic


OHIO Friday 2/25 Night drawings: Pick 3, Pick 4, Buckeye 5, Mega Millions, Mega Ball, Day

Sewing expert shares some of her secrets

By SUSAN KHALJE SCRIPPS HOWARD Although I don't see her often, Mary Roehr is one of my favorite

SCHEDULE \ YSU softball

Today -- vs. Dayton, 10:30 a.m., and IUPUI, 1 p.m., at Richmond, Ky. Sunday -- at Eastern Kentucky,

Birders plan workshop at McKeever center

SANDY LAKE, Pa. -- McKeever Environmental Learning Center will present its 13th annual Bluebird-

EDUCATION As tuition grows, so does aid

Fourteen states offer grants to middle-class students. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS WASHINGTON --

On to regionals

On to regionals k BOARDMAN HIGH School's girls basketball team defeated archrival North Canton

Bookstore set to grow

Interior renovations at the YSU bookstore begin Monday. YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State University

International author to speak at seminar

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Westminster College will host the third annual Dr. J. Calvin Rose Memorial

NEXT UP This week's schedule

Youngstown State Today: Softball at Eastern Kentucky, 11 a.m.; Baseball (DH) at Texas, 1 p.m.

HOW SHE SEES IT Keep the Bible out of public schools

Opinion: By MARY CLAY BERRY WASHINGTON POST A recent news story about weekly Bible classes for public


Will Trump be watching? Just when you thought you'd never see Youngstown native Omarosa Manigault-

From adversaries to pals

Opinion: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: It seems appropriate that two former presidents spent Presidents Day


MOUNTAINEER ENTRIES Saturday -- 7 p.m. 1st-- Purse $11,600, Claiming $5,000, 3 yo's & amp;


CAMPUS NOTES CUMBERLAND COLLEGE, WILLIAMSBURG, KY. Korey Howard of Youngstown helped the college

INDUSTRIAL HISTORY Bethlehem Steel plant to become museum

The first phase of the museum will start next month. BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Roof work is set to

HOW HE SEES IT Condi replaces Rummy as top dog

Opinion: By JOHN HUGHES CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR Rummy, that old war horse whose brilliant military


55-PLUS X55-Plus Seniors will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Church. Members should take a

Does Bible have links with pagan myths?

Bible Review magazine tries to answer the question in its 20th anniversary issue. By RICHARD N.

Vail-Fabian vows to be exchanged in summer rite

XAUSTINTOWN -- The engagement of Kellie Vail, 6624 Glendale Ave., Boardman, to Paul Fabian, 2030

Custodial staff suffers in first set of layoffs

The facilities and maintenance staff will be reduced from 22 to 12. YOUNGSTOWN -- The first of

Cruising speed

MIAMI (AP) -- Alisa Skulpong considers herself pretty savvy about bargain vacations. So when she

Klan sect leader gets prison time

The man was sentenced under federal anti-terror statute. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The leader of a Ku

Lowellville district champ

Amanda Nero sparked the Rockets to their second straight Division IV title. LIBERTY -- Amanda Nero

Southern upends No. 3 seeded McDonald, 58-47

Josh Diaz scored 35 points to send the Indians into district play next week. STRUTHERS -- The


NBA STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Boston2828.500--

Proceeds will benefit dogs and cats

YOUNGSTOWN -- A benefit Casino Nite is planned for Saturday to help C.H.A.I.N. provide spaying and


YSU Baseball AUSTIN, Texas -- Youngstown State's baseball game at Texas Saturday was rained out.

ROMAN CATHOLICS As pope recovers from surgery, another official will lead prayers

It is the first time the pope will neither appear nor have his voice heard at the service. VATICAN


TODAY 10:30 a.m. (ESPN) Golf: WGC Match Play Championship. Noon (ESPN2) College basketball:

Fall ceremony set for Britt Perrone, Michael J. Fox

XAnnouncement is being made of the engagement of Britt R. Perrone, 2219 Berger St., New Castle, Pa.,


ATP TOUR DUBAI CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS Saturday At Dubai Tennis Stadium Dubai, United Arab

Food bank increases drive expectations

Many children and elderly benefit from the campaign. YOUNGSTOWN -- Second Harvest Food Bank kicked

ANNIE'S MAILBOX Be honest with parents

Dear Annie: My wife and I were raised Christian, and growing up, we attended church off and on.



COURT Prosecutors seek death penalty against man in double shooting

MOUNT UNION, Pa. (AP) -- The Huntingdon County district attorney said he will seek the death penalty

Temple decides to suspend Chaney for remainder of year

The coach gave himself a one-game suspension after ordering rough play. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- John

WGH's Tyler King ties for 11th in 100 back

CANTON -- Tyler King of Warren Harding High tied for 11th place in the 100-yard backstroke in 53.11

Titans, Bethany champs

Westminster's women's team is in line for a postseason berth. WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Sophomore guard


OHIO Multistate: Mega Millions: 4-13-37-38-50 Mega Ball: 24 Night drawings: Pick 3: 9-8-3


JUST WHAT IS AN HERB? "The Herb Society of America Encyclopedia of Herbs" includes any plant

OAC tournament

OAC TOURNAMENT MEN Friday's games Semifinals All games at John Carroll No. 7 Mount Union

Parents debate whether to spank

Some parents wonder whether they are doing the right thing by not spanking their children. By KATE

Ice fishermen rescued on lake

OAK HARBOR (AP) -- About 30 ice fishermen on Lake Erie had to be rescued Friday after the huge chunk

Rayen topples Salem for title

The Tigers advance to the Division II regional after stopping the Quakers, 51-33. AUSTINTOWN --

Connery, Dench top list of British film legends

Connery, Dench top list of British film legends LONDON -- Sean Connery and Judi Dench top a survey

Chapter exceeds goal for 2004

The 2004 campaign surpassed the previous year's by more than $200,000. AUSTINTOWN -- The

HOW HE SEES IT The ties between Slovakia, Youngstown

Opinion: By ERIC PLANEY SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Last week was a pretty good one for Slovaks worldwide.