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The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Eric -one half of the Pickled Brothers perform at the Oakland Center for the Arts during First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Eric -one half of the Pickled ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Eric -one half of the Pickled Brothers perform at the Oakland Center for the Arts during First Night Youngstown 2010


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Eric, on left, and Travis -the Pickled Brothers perform at the Oakland Center for the Arts during First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Eric, on left, and Travis -the ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Eric, on left, and Travis -the Pickled Brothers perform at the Oakland Center for the Arts during First Night Youngstown 2010


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The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- L-R Destini Gray (5) with her older brother Deven (14) Gray along with Veronica Dorbish (14) - all of Austintown - ice skate at the Covelli Centre for First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- L-R Destini Gray (5) with her ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- L-R Destini Gray (5) with her older brother Deven (14) Gray along with Veronica Dorbish (14) - all of Austintown - ice skate at the Covelli Centre for First Night Youngstown ...


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- 
Mayor Jay Williams with his with Sonja at Stambaugh Auditorium for the annual Mayor's Community Celebration

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Mayor Jay Williams with his with ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Mayor Jay Williams with his with Sonja at Stambaugh Auditorium for the annual Mayor's Community Celebration


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara ---Beau Gorby (6) of Boardman plays Wii bowling on the suite level at the Covelli Centre for First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara ---Beau Gorby (6) of Boardman plays Wii ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara ---Beau Gorby (6) of Boardman plays Wii bowling on the suite level at the Covelli Centre for First Night Youngstown 2010


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Travis -one half of the Pickled Brothers - has volunteer Christy Barnes of Niles help him with snapping his tongue with a mouse trap - during the bros performance at the Oakland Center for the Arts during First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Travis -one half of the Pickled ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Travis -one half of the Pickled Brothers - has volunteer Christy Barnes of Niles help him with snapping his tongue with a mouse trap - during the bros performance at the ...


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara ---L-R Olivia Vaupel of Fowler Township and her friend Jahnai Bridges (12) of Orlando, FL- ice skate at the Covelli Centre for First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara ---L-R Olivia Vaupel of Fowler Township and ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara ---L-R Olivia Vaupel of Fowler Township and her friend Jahnai Bridges (12) of Orlando, FL- ice skate at the Covelli Centre for First Night Youngstown 2010


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara ---  Sisters Abbey (9) and Alexandra (7) Porter of Girard get drawn by Cartoon & Caricature artist Ed O'Malley of Boardman on the suite level at the Covelli Centre for First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Sisters Abbey (9) and Alexandra (7) ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Sisters Abbey (9) and Alexandra (7) Porter of Girard get drawn by Cartoon & Caricature artist Ed O'Malley of Boardman on the suite level at the Covelli Centre for First Night ...


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- 
Richard and Donna Best of Cuyahoga Falls perform the Black Lightning Wild West Show
on the second floor of the Masonic Temple during First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Richard and Donna Best of Cuyahoga ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Richard and Donna Best of Cuyahoga Falls perform the Black Lightning Wild West Show on the second floor of the Masonic Temple during First Night Youngstown 2010


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Travis (sp?) -one half of the Pickled Brothers perform at the Oakland Center for the Arts during First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Travis (sp?) -one half of the ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Travis (sp?) -one half of the Pickled Brothers perform at the Oakland Center for the Arts during First Night Youngstown 2010


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- 
Richard Best of Cuyahoga Falls performs the Black Lightning Wild West Show
on the second floor of the Masonic Temple during First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Richard Best of Cuyahoga Falls performs ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Richard Best of Cuyahoga Falls performs the Black Lightning Wild West Show on the second floor of the Masonic Temple during First Night Youngstown 2010


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- 
Robbie Gessler (8) of Coitsville Township gets a free rope for volunteering during Richard and Donna Best's Black Lightning Wild West Show
on the second floor of the Masonic Temple during First Night Youngstown 2010

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Robbie Gessler (8) of Coitsville Township ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara --- Robbie Gessler (8) of Coitsville Township gets a free rope for volunteering during Richard and Donna Best's Black Lightning Wild West Show on the second floor of the Masonic Temple during ...


Dr. Ryan Kaple and Ciara Dockery

Dr. Ryan Kaple and Ciara Dockery

Dr. Ryan Kaple and Ciara Dockery


Christopher Raymond and Jennifer Garczewski

Christopher Raymond and Jennifer Garczewski

Christopher Raymond and Jennifer Garczewski


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Special to The Vindicator
PRESENTED: Participants in the Junior League of Youngstown’s 2009 Angel Ball are, front row from left, Emma Welsch Rumberg, Dorie Anna Chevlen, Gia Marie Velasquez, Britta Ilene Carson and Emilee Caitrin Croutch. Second row, from left, are Gavin C. Trebilcock, Alexandra L. Montalto, Tamara Kate Chevlen and Ryan Thomas Sankovic. In the third row are Nicholas Samuel Hunter and Garrett L. Trebilcock.

Special to The Vindicator PRESENTED: Participants in the Junior League ...

Special to The Vindicator PRESENTED: Participants in the Junior League of Youngstown’s 2009 Angel Ball are, front row from left, Emma Welsch Rumberg, Dorie Anna Chevlen, Gia Marie Velasquez, Britta Ilene Carson and Emilee Caitrin ...


Mr. and Mrs. Lorice Bonner

Mr. and Mrs. Lorice Bonner

Mr. and Mrs. Lorice Bonner


Cat’s name is Liza Dolittle, and she resides at the Columbiana home of Jeff and Madawna Bacho. Once the tree goes up, you can find her sleeping under it everyday.

Cat’s name is Liza Dolittle, and she resides at the ...

Cat’s name is Liza Dolittle, and she resides at the Columbiana home of Jeff and Madawna Bacho. Once the tree goes up, you can find her sleeping under it everyday.


Nicholas and Nathan Burgermyer of Warren are pictured with their uncle, Craig Bash, at the home of another uncle, Jason Burgermyer, in Bazetta on Christmas Eve. They are the great-grandsons of Barb Bradford.

Nicholas and Nathan Burgermyer of Warren are pictured with their ...

Nicholas and Nathan Burgermyer of Warren are pictured with their uncle, Craig Bash, at the home of another uncle, Jason Burgermyer, in Bazetta on Christmas Eve. They are the great-grandsons of Barb Bradford.


Pictured, from left, are Kae, twin Corey Jr., Keegan, twin Chloe, and Kylan Wilson, all of Youngstown.

Pictured, from left, are Kae, twin Corey Jr., Keegan, twin ...

Pictured, from left, are Kae, twin Corey Jr., Keegan, twin Chloe, and Kylan Wilson, all of Youngstown.


Christmas brought these siblings and cousins together: Ally, Joey and Kate Coppola and triplets Lily, Carli and Patrick Vari-Coppola, all of Lowellville, and Andrew Silvers of New Castle, Pa.

Christmas brought these siblings and cousins together: Ally, Joey and ...

Christmas brought these siblings and cousins together: Ally, Joey and Kate Coppola and triplets Lily, Carli and Patrick Vari-Coppola, all of Lowellville, and Andrew Silvers of New Castle, Pa.


Among those getting to meet Santa at the annual Menichini family Christmas Eve celebration this year were: Maria and Mia Mangine, Kate Coppola, Lily and Carli Vari-Coppola and Chloe Simmerman, all of Lowellville.

Among those getting to meet Santa at the annual Menichini ...

Among those getting to meet Santa at the annual Menichini family Christmas Eve celebration this year were: Maria and Mia Mangine, Kate Coppola, Lily and Carli Vari-Coppola and Chloe Simmerman, all of Lowellville.


Jibril Jackson is the son of Jaietta Jackson of Youngstown, who points out the red and gold colors — Mooney colors!

Jibril Jackson is the son of Jaietta Jackson of Youngstown, ...

Jibril Jackson is the son of Jaietta Jackson of Youngstown, who points out the red and gold colors — Mooney colors!


Catey Beede, 18, of Youngstown and Miranda Bryan, 9 months, of Akron are the granddaughters of Randy and Pat Beede of Boardman.

Catey Beede, 18, of Youngstown and Miranda Bryan, 9 months, ...

Catey Beede, 18, of Youngstown and Miranda Bryan, 9 months, of Akron are the granddaughters of Randy and Pat Beede of Boardman.


Spending Christmas at “Grandma Beth” Hatalsky’s home in Mineral Ridge, were, from left, Ryan; mom, Catherine; Bethany; dad, Don; Anna; and twins, Mark and Sean, from Olmsted Falls.

Spending Christmas at “Grandma Beth” Hatalsky’s home in Mineral Ridge, ...

Spending Christmas at “Grandma Beth” Hatalsky’s home in Mineral Ridge, were, from left, Ryan; mom, Catherine; Bethany; dad, Don; Anna; and twins, Mark and Sean, from Olmsted Falls.


Charnae Mitchel spent Christmas Eve at the home of her great-grandmother, Sandra Allen Bowman of Youngstown.

Charnae Mitchel spent Christmas Eve at the home of her ...

Charnae Mitchel spent Christmas Eve at the home of her great-grandmother, Sandra Allen Bowman of Youngstown.


Together for Christmas 2009 are Andrea Rose Ball and friend, Mark Menear, of Hubbard.

Together for Christmas 2009 are Andrea Rose Ball and friend, ...

Together for Christmas 2009 are Andrea Rose Ball and friend, Mark Menear, of Hubbard.


John and Laurie LaPlante of Poland enjoyed this beautiful Christmas tree this year.

John and Laurie LaPlante of Poland enjoyed this beautiful Christmas ...

John and Laurie LaPlante of Poland enjoyed this beautiful Christmas tree this year.


In this Bowers family pyramid (resembling a tree, of course) are, front from left, Brelyn, 4, Hadyn, 2, and Kaelyn, 2; middle, Brandon (father), holding Trinity, the family puppy, and Jackie (mother); and, top, Victoria Reighart (Jackie’s sister).

In this Bowers family pyramid (resembling a tree, of course) ...

In this Bowers family pyramid (resembling a tree, of course) are, front from left, Brelyn, 4, Hadyn, 2, and Kaelyn, 2; middle, Brandon (father), holding Trinity, the family puppy, and Jackie (mother); and, top, Victoria ...


Renee Bero says this picture was taken the evening her grandsons, Jay, Alex and Santino Jorge of Struthers, placed the angel on top of their family Christmas tree.

Renee Bero says this picture was taken the evening her ...

Renee Bero says this picture was taken the evening her grandsons, Jay, Alex and Santino Jorge of Struthers, placed the angel on top of their family Christmas tree.


Paulina Montaldo of Canfied says the decorations on the family Christmas tree are different every year.This year is their candy tree — with fake and real candy!

Paulina Montaldo of Canfied says the decorations on the family ...

Paulina Montaldo of Canfied says the decorations on the family Christmas tree are different every year.This year is their candy tree — with fake and real candy!


The Poindexters — Lil Allen, Dontrel, Allen Sr. and Debbie — of Youngstown pose in front of their Christmas tree.

The Poindexters — Lil Allen, Dontrel, Allen Sr. and Debbie ...

The Poindexters — Lil Allen, Dontrel, Allen Sr. and Debbie — of Youngstown pose in front of their Christmas tree.