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Jimmie Digiacobbe of state Route 5 in Cortland uses his snow blower to clear his property Thursday.  The Mahoning Valley has recorded a near-record level of snowfall this December and certainly will set a new monthly record over the next three weeks.

Jimmie Digiacobbe of state Route 5 in Cortland uses his ...

Jimmie Digiacobbe of state Route 5 in Cortland uses his snow blower to clear his property Thursday. The Mahoning Valley has recorded a near-record level of snowfall this December and certainly will set a new ...


Singing elves, from left, Alexia Stoy, Owen Banko, James Jones and Samantha Misik performed Thursday in a production called “Holidays Around the World.” This is the third year Lloyd Elementary School in Austintown has presented the production.

Singing elves, from left, Alexia Stoy, Owen Banko, James Jones ...

Singing elves, from left, Alexia Stoy, Owen Banko, James Jones and Samantha Misik performed Thursday in a production called “Holidays Around the World.” This is the third year Lloyd Elementary School in Austintown has presented ...


Brooke Kusky played the part of Dominick the Donkey, Italy’s version of Rudolph. Ninety-two first graders performed in Thursday’s show.

Brooke Kusky played the part of Dominick the Donkey, Italy’s ...

Brooke Kusky played the part of Dominick the Donkey, Italy’s version of Rudolph. Ninety-two first graders performed in Thursday’s show.


Michael Matousek, a recent Kent State University graduate, has built FlashNotes, a new e-commerce site, with the help of the Youngstown Business Incubator. The Web site serves as an online marketplace where students can buy and sell class notes and study guides.

Michael Matousek, a recent Kent State University graduate, has built ...

Michael Matousek, a recent Kent State University graduate, has built FlashNotes, a new e-commerce site, with the help of the Youngstown Business Incubator. The Web site serves as an online marketplace where students can buy ...


Santa and his elves marched into the gym at the beginning of the performance of “Holidays Around the World” at Lloyd Elementary School in Austintown. The role of Santa has been played by a first-grader each of the past 30 years.

Santa and his elves marched into the gym at the ...

Santa and his elves marched into the gym at the beginning of the performance of “Holidays Around the World” at Lloyd Elementary School in Austintown. The role of Santa has been played by a first-grader ...


Lexter C. Williams

Lexter C. Williams

Lexter C. Williams


Youngstown police were investigating the Thursday afternoon shooting of a juvenile on the city’s South Side. The shooting took place on East Philadelphia Avenue at 1:21 p.m. The 15-year-old was taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center, police said.

Youngstown police were investigating the Thursday afternoon shooting of a ...

Youngstown police were investigating the Thursday afternoon shooting of a juvenile on the city’s South Side. The shooting took place on East Philadelphia Avenue at 1:21 p.m. The 15-year-old was taken to St. Elizabeth Health ...


Justus Jones sings a Christmas carol during the production. Justus is a student in Amy Bungard’s class and dressed as someone celebrating Christmas in South Africa.

Justus Jones sings a Christmas carol during the production. Justus ...

Justus Jones sings a Christmas carol during the production. Justus is a student in Amy Bungard’s class and dressed as someone celebrating Christmas in South Africa.


10) Emily Rollo of Poland drives to the hoop as (3) Adrianna Garchar plays tight defense during their game Thursday night.

10) Emily Rollo of Poland drives to the hoop as ...

10) Emily Rollo of Poland drives to the hoop as (3) Adrianna Garchar plays tight defense during their game Thursday night.


Prepared to serve as officers of the Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild in 2011 are, in front from left, Joan Dales and Diane Wittik, and, in back, Jennie Roberts, Barbara Rosier-Tryon and Lynn Price.

Prepared to serve as officers of the Niles Chapter of ...

Prepared to serve as officers of the Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild in 2011 are, in front from left, Joan Dales and Diane Wittik, and, in back, Jennie Roberts, Barbara Rosier-Tryon and Lynn ...


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Richard Graney tends to cattle on Villa Farm, where White Parks, shorthorn and a black Angus mix graze in the fields. The farm has a small sheep herd. Sisters of the Humility of Mary lived off the land when they arrived in the United States in 1864.

Richard Graney tends to cattle on Villa Farm, where White ...

Richard Graney tends to cattle on Villa Farm, where White Parks, shorthorn and a black Angus mix graze in the fields. The farm has a small sheep herd. Sisters of the Humility of Mary lived ...


Pieces of ribbon, scissors and a program are mementos of the kickoff of the centennial. Other activities are planned throughout the next 12 months.

Pieces of ribbon, scissors and a program are mementos of ...

Pieces of ribbon, scissors and a program are mementos of the kickoff of the centennial. Other activities are planned throughout the next 12 months.


The Market Barn at Villa Farm in Villa Maria, Pa., features seasonal produce, herbs and flowers. The farm donates 50 percent of its produce to help the needy, continuing a mission of the Sisters of the Humility of Mary.

The Market Barn at Villa Farm in Villa Maria, Pa., ...

The Market Barn at Villa Farm in Villa Maria, Pa., features seasonal produce, herbs and flowers. The farm donates 50 percent of its produce to help the needy, continuing a mission of the Sisters of ...


Robert Shroder, Humility of Mary Health Partners president and chief executive officer, reads the proclamation of the purpose of St. Elizabeth Health Center during ceremonies Wednesday kicking off the hospital’s yearlong centennial celebration. The celebration will culminate on Dec. 8, 2011, the date in 1911 when the Sisters of the Humility of Mary started the medical facility.

Robert Shroder, Humility of Mary Health Partners president and chief ...

Robert Shroder, Humility of Mary Health Partners president and chief executive officer, reads the proclamation of the purpose of St. Elizabeth Health Center during ceremonies Wednesday kicking off the hospital’s yearlong centennial celebration. The celebration ...


Promoters of the Warm and Cuddly Drive at First Free Will Baptist Church in Austintown hold coats donated to the project. From left are: Harold Davis, deacon; Mary Hutchison, coordinator; Aaron Justice, youth minister; and Jack Hutchison, board member.

Promoters of the Warm and Cuddly Drive at First Free ...

Promoters of the Warm and Cuddly Drive at First Free Will Baptist Church in Austintown hold coats donated to the project. From left are: Harold Davis, deacon; Mary Hutchison, coordinator; Aaron Justice, youth minister; and ...


A resolution passed by Youngstown City Council in 1992 said the facility in Vienna would “forever be named Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.”

A resolution passed by Youngstown City Council in 1992 said ...

A resolution passed by Youngstown City Council in 1992 said the facility in Vienna would “forever be named Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.”


Richard Graney, who works in the land-management area at Villa Maria Farm, tends to poinsettias in the greenhouse on the grounds of Villa Maria Community Center in Villa Maria, Pa. The greenhouse, heated by a wood-burning furnace, produces seasonal flowers and plants and is part of the farm operation.

Richard Graney, who works in the land-management area at Villa ...

Richard Graney, who works in the land-management area at Villa Maria Farm, tends to poinsettias in the greenhouse on the grounds of Villa Maria Community Center in Villa Maria, Pa. The greenhouse, heated by a ...