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Motorists and pedestrians brave the elements in downtown Youngstown Friday morning.

Motorists and pedestrians brave the elements in downtown Youngstown Friday ...

Motorists and pedestrians brave the elements in downtown Youngstown Friday morning.


Judi Ebert, of Boardman, stands alongside a parking lot full of snow covered buses, after picking up her paycheck at the Youngstown Board of Education's Bus Depot on Friday afternoon. Ebert, a nine year veteran driver, and her fellow drivers had the day off on Friday with all or nearly all of Mahoning County's schools closed due to snow fall and freezing conditions. Despite having the day off, after picking up her check, Ebert was off to shuttle her friends children to the YMCA despite having the day off.

Judi Ebert, of Boardman, stands alongside a parking lot full ...

Judi Ebert, of Boardman, stands alongside a parking lot full of snow covered buses, after picking up her paycheck at the Youngstown Board of Education's Bus Depot on Friday afternoon. Ebert, a nine year veteran ...


Brothers Declan, 7, left, and Isaiah Sekol shovel the driveway of their Struthers home on Maplewood Friday morning.

Brothers Declan, 7, left, and Isaiah Sekol shovel the driveway ...

Brothers Declan, 7, left, and Isaiah Sekol shovel the driveway of their Struthers home on Maplewood Friday morning.


Brothers Declan, 7, left, and Isaiah Sekol shovel the driveway of their Struthers home on Maplewood Friday morning.

Brothers Declan, 7, left, and Isaiah Sekol shovel the driveway ...

Brothers Declan, 7, left, and Isaiah Sekol shovel the driveway of their Struthers home on Maplewood Friday morning.


William D. Lewis/The Vindicator  A snow plow makes it way along Federal St in downtown Youngstown Friday morning.

William D. Lewis/The Vindicator A snow plow makes it way ...

William D. Lewis/The Vindicator A snow plow makes it way along Federal St in downtown Youngstown Friday morning.


A lone picnic bench covered in snow and cold at Mosquito Lake State Park in Cortland.

A lone picnic bench covered in snow and cold at ...

A lone picnic bench covered in snow and cold at Mosquito Lake State Park in Cortland.


Off in search of driveways to shovel are: (Left to right) Gene Spitler, Thomas Newsome ad his brother Richard Newsome, all of Campbell.

Off in search of driveways to shovel are: (Left to ...

Off in search of driveways to shovel are: (Left to right) Gene Spitler, Thomas Newsome ad his brother Richard Newsome, all of Campbell.


Brothers Declan, 7, left, and Isaiah Sekol shovel the driveway of their Struthers home on Maplewood Friday morning.

Brothers Declan, 7, left, and Isaiah Sekol shovel the driveway ...

Brothers Declan, 7, left, and Isaiah Sekol shovel the driveway of their Struthers home on Maplewood Friday morning.


Terry Orechoneg and her dogs Cooper and Jago brave the elements as they walk through Wick Park in Youngstown Friday morning.

Terry Orechoneg and her dogs Cooper and Jago brave the ...

Terry Orechoneg and her dogs Cooper and Jago brave the elements as they walk through Wick Park in Youngstown Friday morning.


Water flows over the dam near the Pioneer Cabin in Mill Creek MetroParks.

Water flows over the dam near the Pioneer Cabin in ...

Water flows over the dam near the Pioneer Cabin in Mill Creek MetroParks.


Austintown buses covered in snow and ice sit idle at the garage on the school complex off of Raccoon Road. Schools were closed today providing another three day weekend.

Austintown buses covered in snow and ice sit idle at ...

Austintown buses covered in snow and ice sit idle at the garage on the school complex off of Raccoon Road. Schools were closed today providing another three day weekend.


Three horses on the Dublin Farm Shops on Youngstown Salem Rd. in Canfield.

Three horses on the Dublin Farm Shops on Youngstown Salem ...

Three horses on the Dublin Farm Shops on Youngstown Salem Rd. in Canfield.


The Vindicator/Robert K. Yosay -----
Breath of winter as water flows over the damn near the Pioneer Cabin in Mill Creek MetroParks. with snow covering the evergreens.

The Vindicator/Robert K. Yosay ----- Breath of winter as water ...

The Vindicator/Robert K. Yosay ----- Breath of winter as water flows over the damn near the Pioneer Cabin in Mill Creek MetroParks. with snow covering the evergreens.


The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild
A parking lot full of snow covered buses at the Youngstown Board of Education's Bus Depot on Friday afternoon.

The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild A parking lot full of snow covered ...

The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild A parking lot full of snow covered buses at the Youngstown Board of Education's Bus Depot on Friday afternoon.


The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild
A parking lot full of snow covered buses at the Youngstown Board of Education's Bus Depot on Friday afternoon.

The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild A parking lot full of snow covered ...

The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild A parking lot full of snow covered buses at the Youngstown Board of Education's Bus Depot on Friday afternoon.


The Vindicator/Robert K. Yosay -----
Cold Start- Austintown busses covered in snow and ice sit idle at the garage on the school complex off of Raccoon Rd in Austintown - Schools were closed today providing another three day weekend.

The Vindicator/Robert K. Yosay ----- Cold Start- Austintown busses covered ...

The Vindicator/Robert K. Yosay ----- Cold Start- Austintown busses covered in snow and ice sit idle at the garage on the school complex off of Raccoon Rd in Austintown - Schools were closed today providing ...


The Vindicator/Robert K. Yosay -----
 A lone pedestrian makes his way up North Walnut in Youngstown as cold and snow blanketed the Youngstown Area.

The Vindicator/Robert K. Yosay ----- A lone pedestrian makes his ...

The Vindicator/Robert K. Yosay ----- A lone pedestrian makes his way up North Walnut in Youngstown as cold and snow blanketed the Youngstown Area.


Youngstown State University campus, Friday, January 8, 2009.

Youngstown State University campus, Friday, January 8, 2009.

Youngstown State University campus, Friday, January 8, 2009.


St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown, Friday, January 8, 2009.

St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown, Friday, January 8, 2009.

St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown, Friday, January 8, 2009.


The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, Friday, January 8, 2009.

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, Friday, January ...

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, Friday, January 8, 2009.


Youngstown State University campus, Friday, January 8, 2009.

Youngstown State University campus, Friday, January 8, 2009.

Youngstown State University campus, Friday, January 8, 2009.


The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, Friday, January 8, 2009.

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, Friday, January ...

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, Friday, January 8, 2009.


Youngstown State University campus, Thursday, January 7, 2009.

Youngstown State University campus, Thursday, January 7, 2009.

Youngstown State University campus, Thursday, January 7, 2009.


Kari McHale and Jeff Bakal

Kari McHale and Jeff Bakal

Kari McHale and Jeff Bakal


Marissa Bartholomew and Matthew Davies

Marissa Bartholomew and Matthew Davies

Marissa Bartholomew and Matthew Davies


Mr. and Mrs. Felix Lazazzera

Mr. and Mrs. Felix Lazazzera

Mr. and Mrs. Felix Lazazzera


Special to The Vindicator
GIVE AND TAKE: Youngstown Links Inc. asked each invited guest to take a toy to its eighth annual Gift Giving Luncheon on Dec. 6 at Fellows Riverside Gardens. The toys were donated to worthy organizations for distribution to children during the holidays. Those accepting the donated items were the Rev. Hosea Ekong for the Operation Learning Community Program, Dr. Ruth Quarles for Women Hand In Hand, and Doug Wentz for Safe House, Phoenix Court and Emory House operated by Meridian Services. Among the 200 guests in attendance, are, above from left, Margaret Staples, social chair; Mayor Jay Williams and his wife, Sonja; and Charlie Staples.

Special to The Vindicator GIVE AND TAKE: Youngstown Links Inc. ...

Special to The Vindicator GIVE AND TAKE: Youngstown Links Inc. asked each invited guest to take a toy to its eighth annual Gift Giving Luncheon on Dec. 6 at Fellows Riverside Gardens. The toys were ...


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Pedestrians make their way down Wick Avenue.

Pedestrians make their way down Wick Avenue.

Pedestrians make their way down Wick Avenue.


STEEL UPDATE: U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and U.S. Rep Tim Ryan listen as Roger Lindgren, president of V&M Star, explains a recent trade ruling. They spoke at a press conference Thursday at Wheatland Tube’s Warren plant.

STEEL UPDATE: U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and U.S. Rep ...

STEEL UPDATE: U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and U.S. Rep Tim Ryan listen as Roger Lindgren, president of V&M Star, explains a recent trade ruling. They spoke at a press conference Thursday at Wheatland Tube’s ...


SEASON HIGH: Youngstown’s State’s Vytas Sulskis (44) shoots over UIC defenders Jeremy Buttell (33), Spencer Stewart (25) and Anthony Kelley (20) during the first half of Thursday’s game at Beeghly Center. Sulskis tied a season-high 17 points in the Penguins’ 76-67 win over the Flames.

SEASON HIGH: Youngstown’s State’s Vytas Sulskis (44) shoots over UIC ...

SEASON HIGH: Youngstown’s State’s Vytas Sulskis (44) shoots over UIC defenders Jeremy Buttell (33), Spencer Stewart (25) and Anthony Kelley (20) during the first half of Thursday’s game at Beeghly Center. Sulskis tied a season-high ...


While Mahoning Valley drivers were cursing the white stuff coating area roads Thursday, some kids managed to find the silver lining in the snow clouds that blanketed the Northeast. James Adkins, 3, was playing in the snow with his brother Mason Adkins and their grandpa James Adkin at Packard Park.

While Mahoning Valley drivers were cursing the white stuff coating ...

While Mahoning Valley drivers were cursing the white stuff coating area roads Thursday, some kids managed to find the silver lining in the snow clouds that blanketed the Northeast. James Adkins, 3, was playing in ...


While Mahoning Valley drivers were cursing the white stuff coating area roads Thursday, some kids managed to find the silver lining in the snow clouds that blanketed the Northeast. Above, Adam Gardner, with his children Caleb, 4, and Sophie, 2, all of Warren, slide down a snowy hill at Packard Park in Warren.

While Mahoning Valley drivers were cursing the white stuff coating ...

While Mahoning Valley drivers were cursing the white stuff coating area roads Thursday, some kids managed to find the silver lining in the snow clouds that blanketed the Northeast. Above, Adam Gardner, with his children ...


SALT CENTRAL: Road salt is placed into a Mahoning County plow truck at the county engineer’s department complex on Industrial Road.

SALT CENTRAL: Road salt is placed into a Mahoning County ...

SALT CENTRAL: Road salt is placed into a Mahoning County plow truck at the county engineer’s department complex on Industrial Road.