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Val Pawlowski

Val Pawlowski

Val Pawlowski


Kevin Eastvold of Mason City, Iowa, pushes through the snow at the end of his driveway with a snowblower on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. Winter storms passed over North Iowa over the weekend, dumping several inches of snow over the region and causing numerous accidents.

Kevin Eastvold of Mason City, Iowa, pushes through the snow ...

Kevin Eastvold of Mason City, Iowa, pushes through the snow at the end of his driveway with a snowblower on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. Winter storms passed over North Iowa over the weekend, dumping several ...


Cortland's Street Deptartment plows North High Street last week during the first big snowfall of the season. Expect to see sights like this as parts of the Valley may experience up to a foot of snow today.

Cortland's Street Deptartment plows North High Street last week during ...

Cortland's Street Deptartment plows North High Street last week during the first big snowfall of the season. Expect to see sights like this as parts of the Valley may experience up to a foot of ...


Generally a driver of the city bus, Lorenzo has been working as a fill in for the EasyGo Curb to Curb service.

Generally a driver of the city bus, Lorenzo has been ...

Generally a driver of the city bus, Lorenzo has been working as a fill in for the EasyGo Curb to Curb service.


Eric D. Fingerhut, Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, speaks to Youngstown State University graduates on many topics including the history and excellence of Ohio’s educational system to finding employment in uncertain times. Fingerhut received an honorary degree, joining more than 700 students in Sunday’s commencement in Beeghly Center.

Eric D. Fingerhut, Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, ...

Eric D. Fingerhut, Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, speaks to Youngstown State University graduates on many topics including the history and excellence of Ohio’s educational system to finding employment in uncertain times. Fingerhut ...


In this photo taken on Thursday Dec. 9, 2010, Chinese workers push carts past a clean energy themed billboard featuring U.S. President Obama as the Buddha on the streets of Shanghai.

In this photo taken on Thursday Dec. 9, 2010, Chinese ...

In this photo taken on Thursday Dec. 9, 2010, Chinese workers push carts past a clean energy themed billboard featuring U.S. President Obama as the Buddha on the streets of Shanghai.


Barbara Altman, 56, points the bus driver in the right direction.

Barbara Altman, 56, points the bus driver in the right ...

Barbara Altman, 56, points the bus driver in the right direction.


Barbara Altman, 56,  arrives home safely.

Barbara Altman, 56, arrives home safely.

Barbara Altman, 56, arrives home safely.


The WRTA's EasyGo Curb to Curb Service offers county-wide transit services for all residents. Passengers are able to call ahead to schedule a pickup up to seven days prior. The fare is $3.50 for a one-way trip, with seniors and those with disabilities paying only $2.50 per trip.

The WRTA's EasyGo Curb to Curb Service offers county-wide transit ...

The WRTA's EasyGo Curb to Curb Service offers county-wide transit services for all residents. Passengers are able to call ahead to schedule a pickup up to seven days prior. The fare is $3.50 for a ...


Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu (43) scores a touchdown on an interception as Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham (84) defends during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu (43) scores a touchdown on ...

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu (43) scores a touchdown on an interception as Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham (84) defends during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, in ...


Eric D. Fingerhut, Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, speaks to Youngstown State University graduates on many topics including the history and excellence of Ohio’s educational system to finding employment in uncertain times. Fingerhut received an honorary degree, joining more than 700 students in Sunday’s commencement in Beeghly Center.

Eric D. Fingerhut, Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, ...

Eric D. Fingerhut, Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, speaks to Youngstown State University graduates on many topics including the history and excellence of Ohio’s educational system to finding employment in uncertain times. Fingerhut ...


Ikram Khawaja, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Youngstown State University, addresses the crowd of more than 700 graduating students at Sunday’s commencement ceremony in Beeghly Center.

Ikram Khawaja, provost and vice president for academic affairs at ...

Ikram Khawaja, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Youngstown State University, addresses the crowd of more than 700 graduating students at Sunday’s commencement ceremony in Beeghly Center.


Marie Stephenson, center, dances during a performance of “Miracle on 34th Street” at South Range High School Sunday afternoon. The performance, which was organized, in part by Stephenson as her senior project, features dancers from Kathi’s Dance and Gym Center and benefits Cystic Fibrosis research.

Marie Stephenson, center, dances during a performance of “Miracle on ...

Marie Stephenson, center, dances during a performance of “Miracle on 34th Street” at South Range High School Sunday afternoon. The performance, which was organized, in part by Stephenson as her senior project, features dancers from ...


Snow falls into the field from a hole in the collapsed roof of the Metrodome in Minneapolis Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010.  The inflatable roof of the Metrodome collapsed Sunday after a snowstorm that dumped 17 inches (43 cms) on Minneapolis. No one was hurt, but the roof failure sent the NFL scrambling to find a new venue for the Vikings' game against the New York Giants.

Snow falls into the field from a hole in the ...

Snow falls into the field from a hole in the collapsed roof of the Metrodome in Minneapolis Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. The inflatable roof of the Metrodome collapsed Sunday after a snowstorm that dumped 17 ...


Generally a driver of the city bus, Lorenzo has been working as a fill in for the EasyGo Curb to Curb service. The popularity of the country wide service has led to the hiring of 14 additional drivers since it began in September 2009. According Thomas Nugen, Director of Transportation 5 new drivers have been hired and are currently being trained to meet demand.

Generally a driver of the city bus, Lorenzo has been ...

Generally a driver of the city bus, Lorenzo has been working as a fill in for the EasyGo Curb to Curb service. The popularity of the country wide service has led to the hiring of ...


The collapsed Metrodome can be seen in Minneapolis Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010.   The inflatable roof of the Metrodome collapsed Sunday after a snowstorm that dumped 17 inches on Minneapolis. No one was hurt, but the roof failure sent the NFL scrambling to find a new venue for the Vikings' game against the New York Giants.

The collapsed Metrodome can be seen in Minneapolis Sunday, Dec. ...

The collapsed Metrodome can be seen in Minneapolis Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. The inflatable roof of the Metrodome collapsed Sunday after a snowstorm that dumped 17 inches on Minneapolis. No one was hurt, but the ...


Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis (40) fumbles the ball as he is hit by Buffalo Bills defender Jairus Byrd (31) during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. Bills linebacker Paul Posluszny (51) assists on the play.

Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis (40) fumbles the ball ...

Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis (40) fumbles the ball as he is hit by Buffalo Bills defender Jairus Byrd (31) during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, ...


Myrthis D. Robbins

Myrthis D. Robbins

Myrthis D. Robbins