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YSU's Tom Clayton (22) arrives safely at third base squeezing beneath the legs of Canisius' Drew Pettit (12) during the bottom of the 6th inning on Wednesday afternoon at Cene Park in Struthers.

YSU's Tom Clayton (22) arrives safely at third base squeezing ...

YSU's Tom Clayton (22) arrives safely at third base squeezing beneath the legs of Canisius' Drew Pettit (12) during the bottom of the 6th inning on Wednesday afternoon at Cene Park in Struthers.


A Poland graduate with fist clenched walks past Lindsay Mitchell (left) and Katarina Meris (right) on his way to receive his diplomia holding a penny that he tried to drop into the principals palm during a handshake at Poland's 2010 Commencement Ceremony at the high school gymnasium on Sunday afternoon. Pennies could be heard hitting the floor throughout the ceremony as students backed out of the practical joke and the principal refused to accept the comical offering.

A Poland graduate with fist clenched walks past Lindsay Mitchell ...

A Poland graduate with fist clenched walks past Lindsay Mitchell (left) and Katarina Meris (right) on his way to receive his diplomia holding a penny that he tried to drop into the principals palm during ...


YSU Head Football Coach Eric Wolford, shares a moment with his daughter Marlee at the Wolford Home in Liberty on Thursday afternoon.

YSU Head Football Coach Eric Wolford, shares a moment with ...

YSU Head Football Coach Eric Wolford, shares a moment with his daughter Marlee at the Wolford Home in Liberty on Thursday afternoon.


TEAMWORK. Crew Chief, Staff Sgt. Anthony Stewart, of New Orleans, LA, shakes hands with Thunderbird Slot Pilot, Maj. Sean Gustafson, of Kenora, Ontario, at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna, OH on August 6, 2009. The Thunderbirds arrived at the base in preparation for a performance for the 2009 Youngstown Air Show, the first air show at the base in nearly a quarter century.

TEAMWORK. Crew Chief, Staff Sgt. Anthony Stewart, of New Orleans, ...

TEAMWORK. Crew Chief, Staff Sgt. Anthony Stewart, of New Orleans, LA, shakes hands with Thunderbird Slot Pilot, Maj. Sean Gustafson, of Kenora, Ontario, at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna, OH on August 6, ...


Father Edward Naroda leads the 9 a.m. mass in Polish at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church for the last time on Sunday. Beginning next weekend, the only Sunday mass will be at 10:30 a.m. and will be said in English.

Father Edward Naroda leads the 9 a.m. mass in Polish ...

Father Edward Naroda leads the 9 a.m. mass in Polish at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church for the last time on Sunday. Beginning next weekend, the only Sunday mass will be at 10:30 a.m. and ...


Carlie Chepke, 15, and Sarah Melfe, 14, both of Austintown, scream as they find themselves inverted on a fair ride that takes riders around in a loop  on Sunday afternoon.

Carlie Chepke, 15, and Sarah Melfe, 14, both of Austintown, ...

Carlie Chepke, 15, and Sarah Melfe, 14, both of Austintown, scream as they find themselves inverted on a fair ride that takes riders around in a loop on Sunday afternoon.


Vendor, Mary Bobersky (left), of Lake Milton, demonstrates how to shape pottery for her nephew, James Auden (back right), 11 also of Lake Milton, and Jackson Spin, (front right) 2 of Boardman, during the Millcreek Holiday event at Lanterman's Mill on Sunday afternoon.

Vendor, Mary Bobersky (left), of Lake Milton, demonstrates how to ...

Vendor, Mary Bobersky (left), of Lake Milton, demonstrates how to shape pottery for her nephew, James Auden (back right), 11 also of Lake Milton, and Jackson Spin, (front right) 2 of Boardman, during the Millcreek ...


Shoppers leave the Toys R Us store in New York's Times Square, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010.

Shoppers leave the Toys R Us store in New York's ...

Shoppers leave the Toys R Us store in New York's Times Square, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010.


I SEE THE DREAM. On Jan. 15, 2009, at his home in Campbell, Ohio, Rev. Lonnie Simon reflects on the impact of Barack ObamaÕs election on the civil rights movement after being a chanter leader during one of the 1965 marches on Montgomery with Martin Luther King Jr. Simon received an illustration as a Christmas gift from his daughters featuring King saying, ÒI had a dream,Ó himself saying, ÒI saw the dream,Ó and Barack Obama saying, ÒI am the dream.Ó

I SEE THE DREAM. On Jan. 15, 2009, at his ...

I SEE THE DREAM. On Jan. 15, 2009, at his home in Campbell, Ohio, Rev. Lonnie Simon reflects on the impact of Barack ObamaÕs election on the civil rights movement after being a chanter leader ...


Janiyah Vogle, of Warren, and Andre Carter, 9 of Youngstown, enjoy cooling off with the help of Youngstown Fire Department's Engine 2 during the Annual African Cultural Weekend at Mill Creek Community Center on Saturday afternoon.

Janiyah Vogle, of Warren, and Andre Carter, 9 of Youngstown, ...

Janiyah Vogle, of Warren, and Andre Carter, 9 of Youngstown, enjoy cooling off with the help of Youngstown Fire Department's Engine 2 during the Annual African Cultural Weekend at Mill Creek Community Center on Saturday ...


David Kogelnik

David Kogelnik

David Kogelnik


San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary during an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, in San Diego.

San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary during an NFL ...

San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary during an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, in San Diego.


Thomas Nickerson

Thomas Nickerson

Thomas Nickerson


San Francisco 49ers president Jed York at an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints in San Francisco, Monday, Sept. 20, 2010.

San Francisco 49ers president Jed York at an NFL football ...

San Francisco 49ers president Jed York at an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints in San Francisco, Monday, Sept. 20, 2010.


Cleveland Browns wide receiver Brian Robiskie, bottom, catches a 29-yard touchdown pass against Baltimore Ravens cornerback Chris Carr (25) in the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, in Cleveland. The scoring pass was thrown by wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi.

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Brian Robiskie, bottom, catches a 29-yard ...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Brian Robiskie, bottom, catches a 29-yard touchdown pass against Baltimore Ravens cornerback Chris Carr (25) in the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, in Cleveland. The ...


Girl zombie - The Walking Dead

Girl zombie - The Walking Dead

Girl zombie - The Walking Dead


Members of the choir at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church sang Sunday during the church’s last Polish mass. Father Ed Naroda, who has been with the church for 30 years, said he will only hold one mass in English each Sunday, at 10:30 a.m., due to his health.

Members of the choir at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church ...

Members of the choir at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church sang Sunday during the church’s last Polish mass. Father Ed Naroda, who has been with the church for 30 years, said he will only hold ...


San Francisco 49ers' Ted Ginn runs a punt back 78-yards for a touchdown during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, in St. Louis.

San Francisco 49ers' Ted Ginn runs a punt back 78-yards ...

San Francisco 49ers' Ted Ginn runs a punt back 78-yards for a touchdown during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, in St. Louis.


Doug and Sharon Carlile, of West Glen Drive in Boardman, are constantly helping out their neighbors. During the winter they clear snow from others’ driveways, They also take care of the devil strip on the cul de sac. In the summer they mow grass and mulch the trees and in the fall they rake leaves. The couple was one of two nominated by a neighbor to The Vindicator’s “Random Acts of Snow Kindness” contest.

Doug and Sharon Carlile, of West Glen Drive in Boardman, ...

Doug and Sharon Carlile, of West Glen Drive in Boardman, are constantly helping out their neighbors. During the winter they clear snow from others’ driveways, They also take care of the devil strip on the ...