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Richard Scarsella, historic-preservation promoter, is the man behind Sacred Places Dialogue, a movement
about preserving or re-inventing places of worship. He’s standing in front of the closed St. Mary’s Byzantine
Church on Salt Springs Road, Youngstown, which has housed various congregations. An individual now owns
the building, which is in disrepair.

Richard Scarsella, historic-preservation promoter, is the man behind Sacred Places ...

Richard Scarsella, historic-preservation promoter, is the man behind Sacred Places Dialogue, a movement about preserving or re-inventing places of worship. He’s standing in front of the closed St. Mary’s Byzantine Church on Salt Springs Road, ...


Kathleen Villella, diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2008, usually sits as she teaches at St. Joseph/Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Austintown. A team named for her, KV’s Krew, will walk in the 2010 Mahoning Valley MS Walk beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Canfield Fairgrounds.

Kathleen Villella, diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2008, usually sits ...

Kathleen Villella, diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2008, usually sits as she teaches at St. Joseph/Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Austintown. A team named for her, KV’s Krew, will walk in the 2010 Mahoning ...


The side of the former St. Mary’s Byzantine Church at Florence Avenue and Salt Springs Road on Youngstown’s West Side. A local man is behind the Sacred Places Dialogue. The concept is based on a nationwide grass-roots movement on how to preserve sacred sites that once served as houses of worship and gathering places for ethnic groups.

The side of the former St. Mary’s Byzantine Church at ...

The side of the former St. Mary’s Byzantine Church at Florence Avenue and Salt Springs Road on Youngstown’s West Side. A local man is behind the Sacred Places Dialogue. The concept is based on a ...


Samantha Villella, director of advancement at Cardinal Mooney High School, led the way in organizing KV’s Krew in 2009 to participate in the local Multiple Sclerosis Walk in honor of her mother, Kathleen Villella. Last year, the team raised $7,000.

Samantha Villella, director of advancement at Cardinal Mooney High School, ...

Samantha Villella, director of advancement at Cardinal Mooney High School, led the way in organizing KV’s Krew in 2009 to participate in the local Multiple Sclerosis Walk in honor of her mother, Kathleen Villella. Last ...


Mooney softball coach Mark Rinehart has 301 wins after Monday’s 12-2 victory over Warren JFK at the Fields of Dreams.

Mooney softball coach Mark Rinehart has 301 wins after Monday’s ...

Mooney softball coach Mark Rinehart has 301 wins after Monday’s 12-2 victory over Warren JFK at the Fields of Dreams.


Marge Gollner, left, and Rae Jeanne Mollica are serving as co-chairwomen of the Austintown Historical Society’s 17th annual High Tea that will take place Sunday at the Strock Stone House.

Marge Gollner, left, and Rae Jeanne Mollica are serving as ...

Marge Gollner, left, and Rae Jeanne Mollica are serving as co-chairwomen of the Austintown Historical Society’s 17th annual High Tea that will take place Sunday at the Strock Stone House.


Putting on a show: Trumbull Senior Production Company, a performing-arts group for people age 50 and over, is busy rehearsing its first Follies, which is set for Sept. 11 and 12, as well as performances at Forum Health’s Volunteer Luncheon at Leo’s Ristorante in Howland on Friday and the Women’s Expo at the Eastwood Mall on May 22 and 23. The group, composed of local singers, actors, dancers and even a ventriloquist, has been invited to perform in August for the Brier Hill Italian Festival in Youngstown. For information, call (330) 847-6888 or (330) 881-4066.

Putting on a show: Trumbull Senior Production Company, a performing-arts ...

Putting on a show: Trumbull Senior Production Company, a performing-arts group for people age 50 and over, is busy rehearsing its first Follies, which is set for Sept. 11 and 12, as well as performances ...