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Jack Frank, left, and Gary Frank run Frank’s Auto Parts, 1014 South Ave., and rely on the neighborhood they have served for 40 years. “The neighborhood watches out for each other,” Gary said. “And they watch out for our business because they’re our friends.”

Jack Frank, left, and Gary Frank run Frank’s Auto Parts, ...

Jack Frank, left, and Gary Frank run Frank’s Auto Parts, 1014 South Ave., and rely on the neighborhood they have served for 40 years. “The neighborhood watches out for each other,” Gary said. “And they ...


At Denny’s Auto Sales, 1204 South Ave., protecting the inventory is essential  to staying in business in the neighborhood. Bob Kover is one of the salesmen at the dealership.

At Denny’s Auto Sales, 1204 South Ave., protecting the inventory ...

At Denny’s Auto Sales, 1204 South Ave., protecting the inventory is essential to staying in business in the neighborhood. Bob Kover is one of the salesmen at the dealership.


Phillip Lalama of Boardman smiles as he gets his photograph taken with a circus performer. The audience interacted with performers before the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s “Zing Zang Zoom” Circus at the Covelli Centre on Thursday night. The circus continues there through Sunday night.

Phillip Lalama of Boardman smiles as he gets his photograph ...

Phillip Lalama of Boardman smiles as he gets his photograph taken with a circus performer. The audience interacted with performers before the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s “Zing Zang Zoom” Circus at the Covelli ...


Damion Wise

Damion Wise

Damion Wise


Dominique Moore and 3-year-old Stevie Dean are equally excited by a pony at the Covelli Centre. The animal was part of the entertainment before the circus. Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s “Zing Zang Zoom” Circus at the Covelli Centre on Thursday night. The circus continues there through Sunday night.

Dominique Moore and 3-year-old Stevie Dean are equally excited by ...

Dominique Moore and 3-year-old Stevie Dean are equally excited by a pony at the Covelli Centre. The animal was part of the entertainment before the circus. Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s “Zing Zang Zoom” Circus ...


Participants for a World Day of Prayer service Thursday, wearing colorful scarves and animal-print clothing, play rattles, tambourines, shakers and bells as they walk up the aisle of Bethel Lutheran Church in Boardman. Leading are Joyce Rettenmeir, left,  and Ruth Abbott. Their apparel and instruments were a tribute to the women of Cameroon, Africa, who wrote the ecumenical service.

Participants for a World Day of Prayer service Thursday, wearing ...

Participants for a World Day of Prayer service Thursday, wearing colorful scarves and animal-print clothing, play rattles, tambourines, shakers and bells as they walk up the aisle of Bethel Lutheran Church in Boardman. Leading are ...


Rev . Lewis Macklin

Rev . Lewis Macklin

Rev . Lewis Macklin


Jamar Houser

Jamar Houser

Jamar Houser


New York Jets wide receiver Brad Smith (16) outruns Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Adam Hayward (57) for a first down on a wildcat play during the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, in Tampa, Fla.

New York Jets wide receiver Brad Smith (16) outruns Tampa ...

New York Jets wide receiver Brad Smith (16) outruns Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Adam Hayward (57) for a first down on a wildcat play during the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. ...


Randy Ware planted a flower garden along the sidewalk in front of Ware’s Automotive, 906 South Ave., to attract customers. It’s important to stand out on South Avenue, he said.

Randy Ware planted a flower garden along the sidewalk in ...

Randy Ware planted a flower garden along the sidewalk in front of Ware’s Automotive, 906 South Ave., to attract customers. It’s important to stand out on South Avenue, he said.


POLAND - SALEM - (50) Leanna Yeager of Poland drives to the hoop as (35) Amy Scullion plays defense during their game Thursday night in Austintown.

POLAND - SALEM - (50) Leanna Yeager of Poland drives ...

POLAND - SALEM - (50) Leanna Yeager of Poland drives to the hoop as (35) Amy Scullion plays defense during their game Thursday night in Austintown.


Annie DeChellis, a greeter and usher at the World Day of Prayer service, reflects on the program written by the women of Cameroon, who used the theme “Let Everything That Has Breath Praise God” from Psalm 150:6.

Annie DeChellis, a greeter and usher at the World Day ...

Annie DeChellis, a greeter and usher at the World Day of Prayer service, reflects on the program written by the women of Cameroon, who used the theme “Let Everything That Has Breath Praise God” from ...


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Coach PJ Fecko

Coach PJ Fecko

Coach PJ Fecko


The functions and services provided by the Trumbull County Lifelines to make community life healthier were explained by John Myers, director of the organization, second from the left, when he spoke at the January meeting of Warren Republican Women’s Club. Joining the speaker at the event at DiLucia’s Banquet Room were, from left, Paula Snyder, secretary; Carol Griffiths, president; and Cary Ann Koren, second vice president of the club.

The functions and services provided by the Trumbull County Lifelines ...

The functions and services provided by the Trumbull County Lifelines to make community life healthier were explained by John Myers, director of the organization, second from the left, when he spoke at the January meeting ...


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara.Kristin McCaskey holds her daughter Makeylah Rae.

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara.Kristin McCaskey holds her daughter Makeylah Rae.

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara.Kristin McCaskey holds her daughter Makeylah Rae.


Lisa-Ann Ishihara|The Vindicator.New assistant coach for the Youngstown Phantoms, Brad Patterson

Lisa-Ann Ishihara|The Vindicator.New assistant coach for the Youngstown Phantoms, Brad ...

Lisa-Ann Ishihara|The Vindicator.New assistant coach for the Youngstown Phantoms, Brad Patterson


The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild.Columbiana's Nick Good (30) drives through Southern Local's Jake Boyle (41) and Gabriel Martins (12) during the third quarter of the game at Struthers High School on Wednesday evening.

The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild.Columbiana's Nick Good (30) drives through Southern Local's ...

The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild.Columbiana's Nick Good (30) drives through Southern Local's Jake Boyle (41) and Gabriel Martins (12) during the third quarter of the game at Struthers High School on Wednesday evening.


The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara--- L-R Twins Elizabeth Lynn and Makeylah Rae, McCaskey lay in their crib at their parents, Kristin and Shane, residence.

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara--- L-R Twins Elizabeth Lynn and Makeylah Rae, ...

The Vindicator/Lisa-Ann Ishihara--- L-R Twins Elizabeth Lynn and Makeylah Rae, McCaskey lay in their crib at their parents, Kristin and Shane, residence.


Struthers Mayor Terry Stocker watches as employees of Maverick Contractors of Lisbon demolish a house at 203 Poland Ave. in Struthers Wednesday.

Struthers Mayor Terry Stocker watches as employees of Maverick Contractors ...

Struthers Mayor Terry Stocker watches as employees of Maverick Contractors of Lisbon demolish a house at 203 Poland Ave. in Struthers Wednesday.


Lloyd Elementary second-grader Mercedes Willis gets ready to spray a chemical agent to find another clue in the search for the missing slime ingredients during a “Simply Chemistry” assembly with COSI.

Lloyd Elementary second-grader Mercedes Willis gets ready to spray a ...

Lloyd Elementary second-grader Mercedes Willis gets ready to spray a chemical agent to find another clue in the search for the missing slime ingredients during a “Simply Chemistry” assembly with COSI.


All eyes are on Allison Ballantyne, of the Center of Science and Industry, as she takes the students of Lloyd Elementary in Austintown through an investigation ­— using heat and tubes — to find ingredients for making slime. COSI visited the school Wednesday to give students hands-on experience working with chemistry projects.

All eyes are on Allison Ballantyne, of the Center of ...

All eyes are on Allison Ballantyne, of the Center of Science and Industry, as she takes the students of Lloyd Elementary in Austintown through an investigation ­— using heat and tubes — to find ingredients ...