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Taylor Simpson, 9, a soon-to-be- 4th grader at Immaculate Heart School in Austintown, gets help with her school supplies from her dad, Anthony Simpson, during a Monday open house at the school.

Taylor Simpson, 9, a soon-to-be- 4th grader at Immaculate Heart ...

Taylor Simpson, 9, a soon-to-be- 4th grader at Immaculate Heart School in Austintown, gets help with her school supplies from her dad, Anthony Simpson, during a Monday open house at the school.


SWEET SPEECH:  Youngstown State University President David Sweets delivers his final “State of the University” speech to an audience comprised of faculty, staff and students Monday. Sweet, who has been in the position for the past 10 years, will retire at the end of the academic year in June 2010.

SWEET SPEECH: Youngstown State University President David Sweets delivers his ...

SWEET SPEECH: Youngstown State University President David Sweets delivers his final “State of the University” speech to an audience comprised of faculty, staff and students Monday. Sweet, who has been in the position for the ...


<b>Matt Ritz</b>

Matt Ritz

Matt Ritz


SMALL HOLE, BIG REMINDER: A hole in a dryer is a grim reminder of the violence that takes place outside the Francis Humphries East Side home and often spills over into the family home. Humphries says he is tired of the gunfire and noise around his home in the late-night hours.

SMALL HOLE, BIG REMINDER: A hole in a dryer is ...

SMALL HOLE, BIG REMINDER: A hole in a dryer is a grim reminder of the violence that takes place outside the Francis Humphries East Side home and often spills over into the family home. Humphries ...


ONE FAMILY’S STRUGGLE: Francis Humphries, of Albert Street, holds a bullet and shell casing he collected on his property after his home was recently hit with gunfire. He can point to the multiple bullet holes in the siding of his house and has taken to recording late-night activity around his home.

ONE FAMILY’S STRUGGLE: Francis Humphries, of Albert Street, holds a ...

ONE FAMILY’S STRUGGLE: Francis Humphries, of Albert Street, holds a bullet and shell casing he collected on his property after his home was recently hit with gunfire. He can point to the multiple bullet holes ...


img/photos/2009/08/17/08182009a1sweet.jpg	SWEET SPEECH: Youngstown State University President David Sweets delivers his final “State of the University” speech to an audience comprised of faculty, staff and students Monday. Sweet, who has been in the position for the past 10 years, will retire at the end of the academic year in June 2010.

img/photos/2009/08/17/08182009a1sweet.jpg SWEET SPEECH: Youngstown State University President David Sweets delivers ...

img/photos/2009/08/17/08182009a1sweet.jpg SWEET SPEECH: Youngstown State University President David Sweets delivers his final “State of the University” speech to an audience comprised of faculty, staff and students Monday. Sweet, who has been in the position for ...


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8.16.2009
Mahoning Valley Scrapper, Kyle Bellows, tags Lowell Spinners' Ryan Westmoreland, as he slides into second base during the top of the seventh inning at Eastwood Field on Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately, Westmoreland was called safe resulting in words of condemnation from the crowd.
Geoffrey Hauschild

8.16.2009 Mahoning Valley Scrapper, Kyle Bellows, tags Lowell Spinners' Ryan ...

8.16.2009 Mahoning Valley Scrapper, Kyle Bellows, tags Lowell Spinners' Ryan Westmoreland, as he slides into second base during the top of the seventh inning at Eastwood Field on Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately, Westmoreland was called safe ...


A candlelight vigil at Brookfield High School Sunday for 15-year-old Robert Flynn.

A candlelight vigil at Brookfield High School Sunday for 15-year-old ...

A candlelight vigil at Brookfield High School Sunday for 15-year-old Robert Flynn.