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Kelly J. Williamson and Matthew R. Caldwell

Kelly J. Williamson and Matthew R. Caldwell

Kelly J. Williamson and Matthew R. Caldwell


Special to The Vindicator

Featured at the noon meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Youngstown on Feb. 26 was a talk by, second from left, state Sen. Joe Schiavoni , District 13. Schiavoni discussed events that transpired during his first year in office and spoke of current issues facing the Senate. Joining the senator at the event were, from left, Christopher McCarty, club president; Rachael Ramps, vice president; and Bryan Kenzie, president-elect.

Special to The Vindicator Featured at the noon meeting of ...

Special to The Vindicator Featured at the noon meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Youngstown on Feb. 26 was a talk by, second from left, state Sen. Joe Schiavoni , District 13. Schiavoni discussed events ...


Jennifer A. Addicott and Joseph P. Sivulich

Jennifer A. Addicott and Joseph P. Sivulich

Jennifer A. Addicott and Joseph P. Sivulich


Lisa M. Bokone and James M. Ihnat

Lisa M. Bokone and James M. Ihnat

Lisa M. Bokone and James M. Ihnat


Stephanie Boyer and Ryan Williams

Stephanie Boyer and Ryan Williams

Stephanie Boyer and Ryan Williams


Colin C. Danks and Amanda L. Jilg

Colin C. Danks and Amanda L. Jilg

Colin C. Danks and Amanda L. Jilg


Brianne Witmer and Brian Bagwell

Brianne Witmer and Brian Bagwell

Brianne Witmer and Brian Bagwell


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR

During the past 25 years St. Patrick School in Hubbard has raised $40,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital by conducting an annual Math-athon. This year students at the school participated in the event and raised $1,076 for the hospital by soliciting pledges from their sponsors and completing the workbooks. Proudly displaying the official math-athon workbooks are, from left, Jack Sebest, Daelyn Lazor, Concetta Seidler and Alex Graham, students in Mrs. Hanni’s 6th grade class at the school.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR During the past 25 years St. ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR During the past 25 years St. Patrick School in Hubbard has raised $40,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital by conducting an annual Math-athon. This year students at the school participated in ...


Andra A. Ausmann and Angelo F. LaMarca Jr.

Andra A. Ausmann and Angelo F. LaMarca Jr.

Andra A. Ausmann and Angelo F. LaMarca Jr.


Amanda Cole and Ryan Stredney

Amanda Cole and Ryan Stredney

Amanda Cole and Ryan Stredney


Gregory F. Blasko and Christa M. Thomas

Gregory F. Blasko and Christa M. Thomas

Gregory F. Blasko and Christa M. Thomas


Catherine Serenko and Thomas Ruminski

Catherine Serenko and Thomas Ruminski

Catherine Serenko and Thomas Ruminski


Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ammeen

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ammeen

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ammeen


Downtown Draught House is popular place to meet and play pool.

Downtown Draught House is popular place to meet and play ...

Downtown Draught House is popular place to meet and play pool.


Ebony Franklin, Deedee Dunne, Charmaine Payne and Asia Howell, all of Youngstown, head toward a downtown Youngstown establishment.

Ebony Franklin, Deedee Dunne, Charmaine Payne and Asia Howell, all ...

Ebony Franklin, Deedee Dunne, Charmaine Payne and Asia Howell, all of Youngstown, head toward a downtown Youngstown establishment.


Kenny Halvert, left, and Eric Tharp of the band Panzer Talk play at Lemon Grove Feb. 26, 2010.

Kenny Halvert, left, and Eric Tharp of the band Panzer ...

Kenny Halvert, left, and Eric Tharp of the band Panzer Talk play at Lemon Grove Feb. 26, 2010.


Artist Mary Farragher works on a painting while singer Simon Kenneally entertains at the Lemon Grove Café. The West Federal Street café serves up live music, local artwork, poetry readings, lecturers and discussion groups.

Artist Mary Farragher works on a painting while singer Simon ...

Artist Mary Farragher works on a painting while singer Simon Kenneally entertains at the Lemon Grove Café. The West Federal Street café serves up live music, local artwork, poetry readings, lecturers and discussion groups.


Headed towards a downtown nightspot on Central Square are, from left, Ebony Franklin, Deedee Dunne, Charmaine Payne and Asia Howell, all of Youngstown.

Headed towards a downtown nightspot on Central Square are, from ...

Headed towards a downtown nightspot on Central Square are, from left, Ebony Franklin, Deedee Dunne, Charmaine Payne and Asia Howell, all of Youngstown.


Nick Miller, 31, of Youngstown, a member of the band Foursquare Junkies, performs Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Barley's.

Nick Miller, 31, of Youngstown, a member of the band ...

Nick Miller, 31, of Youngstown, a member of the band Foursquare Junkies, performs Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Barley's.


Kenny Halvert III, 34, of Youngstown, performs with his band Panzer Talk at the Bonfrog Hibernation Revival on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010. Photo by Leonard Crist.Kenny Halvert III, 34, of Youngstown, performs with his band Panzer Talk at the Bonfrog Hibernation Revival on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.

Kenny Halvert III, 34, of Youngstown, performs with his band ...

Kenny Halvert III, 34, of Youngstown, performs with his band Panzer Talk at the Bonfrog Hibernation Revival on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010. Photo by Leonard Crist.Kenny Halvert III, 34, of Youngstown, performs with his band ...


Anthony Cucitrone, 22, of Boardman, plays at the Lemon Grove with his band Braille on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.

Anthony Cucitrone, 22, of Boardman, plays at the Lemon Grove ...

Anthony Cucitrone, 22, of Boardman, plays at the Lemon Grove with his band Braille on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.


Standing outside the Lemon Grove on a recent Friday night are, from left, Anthony Cucitrone, 22; Ian James, 23; and Josh Good, 28, all of Boardman, Their band, Braille, performed at the Bonfrog Hibernation Revival Festival at the café.

Standing outside the Lemon Grove on a recent Friday night ...

Standing outside the Lemon Grove on a recent Friday night are, from left, Anthony Cucitrone, 22; Ian James, 23; and Josh Good, 28, all of Boardman, Their band, Braille, performed at the Bonfrog Hibernation Revival ...


Robbie Jay McFarland; 30; of Hubbard; perfoms with the Robbie Jay Band on Saturday; Feb. 27; 2010 at Cedars.

Robbie Jay McFarland; 30; of Hubbard; perfoms with the Robbie ...

Robbie Jay McFarland; 30; of Hubbard; perfoms with the Robbie Jay Band on Saturday; Feb. 27; 2010 at Cedars.


Lead guitarist Jay Hinrichs, right, and singer Robbie Jay McFarland, both of the Hubbard-based Robbie Jay Band, got the crowd moving at Cedars on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010.

Lead guitarist Jay Hinrichs, right, and singer Robbie Jay McFarland, ...

Lead guitarist Jay Hinrichs, right, and singer Robbie Jay McFarland, both of the Hubbard-based Robbie Jay Band, got the crowd moving at Cedars on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010.


Kenny Halvert III, 34, of Youngstown, perfoms with his band Panzer Talk at the Bonfrog Hibernation Revival on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.

Kenny Halvert III, 34, of Youngstown, perfoms with his band ...

Kenny Halvert III, 34, of Youngstown, perfoms with his band Panzer Talk at the Bonfrog Hibernation Revival on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.


Simon Kenneally, 40, of Youngstown performs at the Lemon Grove during the festival. Kenneally believes Youngstown has a vibrant arts scene.

Simon Kenneally, 40, of Youngstown performs at the Lemon Grove ...

Simon Kenneally, 40, of Youngstown performs at the Lemon Grove during the festival. Kenneally believes Youngstown has a vibrant arts scene.


Nick Miller, 31, of Youngstown, a member of the band Foursquare Junkies, performs Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Barley's.

Nick Miller, 31, of Youngstown, a member of the band ...

Nick Miller, 31, of Youngstown, a member of the band Foursquare Junkies, performs Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Barley's.


Nick Miller and Chris Ochtyun; of the Foursquare Junkies; hang out at Barley's before their set Friday; Feb. 26; 2010.

Nick Miller and Chris Ochtyun; of the Foursquare Junkies; hang ...

Nick Miller and Chris Ochtyun; of the Foursquare Junkies; hang out at Barley's before their set Friday; Feb. 26; 2010.


Nick Miller, 31, of Youngstown, a member of the band Foursquare Junkies, performs Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Barley's.

Nick Miller, 31, of Youngstown, a member of the band ...

Nick Miller, 31, of Youngstown, a member of the band Foursquare Junkies, performs Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Barley's.


Robbie Jay McDonald, right, and Ryan Rexroad, of the Robbie Jay Band, peform at Cedars on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2009.

Robbie Jay McDonald, right, and Ryan Rexroad, of the Robbie ...

Robbie Jay McDonald, right, and Ryan Rexroad, of the Robbie Jay Band, peform at Cedars on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2009.


Braille bassist Josh Good, 28, of Boardman, far left, and guitarist Anthony Cucitrone, 22, of Boardman, manipulate their music with effects pedals, while drummer Ian James, 23, of Boardman, keeps the beat.

Braille bassist Josh Good, 28, of Boardman, far left, and ...

Braille bassist Josh Good, 28, of Boardman, far left, and guitarist Anthony Cucitrone, 22, of Boardman, manipulate their music with effects pedals, while drummer Ian James, 23, of Boardman, keeps the beat.


Richard Mills, who lives downtow,n paused while plowing sidewalks on Federal Street, Friday Feb. 26, 2010.

Richard Mills, who lives downtow,n paused while plowing sidewalks on ...

Richard Mills, who lives downtow,n paused while plowing sidewalks on Federal Street, Friday Feb. 26, 2010.


Kenny Halvert, left, and Eric Tharp of the band Panzer Talk play at The Lemon Grove Cafe on West Federal Street in downtown Youngstown.

Kenny Halvert, left, and Eric Tharp of the band Panzer ...

Kenny Halvert, left, and Eric Tharp of the band Panzer Talk play at The Lemon Grove Cafe on West Federal Street in downtown Youngstown.


Eric Tharp, left, and Kenny Halvert of the band Panzer Talk play at Lemon Grove.

Eric Tharp, left, and Kenny Halvert of the band Panzer ...

Eric Tharp, left, and Kenny Halvert of the band Panzer Talk play at Lemon Grove.


Brutus belongs to Ron and Lisa Osiniak of Campbell.

Brutus belongs to Ron and Lisa Osiniak of Campbell.

Brutus belongs to Ron and Lisa Osiniak of Campbell.


Riley Sweder, daughter of Michael Sweder of Columbus, was caught in somewhat of a predicament when her grandma, Mary Ann Sweder of Struthers, took this picture.

Riley Sweder, daughter of Michael Sweder of Columbus, was caught ...

Riley Sweder, daughter of Michael Sweder of Columbus, was caught in somewhat of a predicament when her grandma, Mary Ann Sweder of Struthers, took this picture.


Carli Osiniak, 5 1/2, daughter of Ron ad Lisa Osiniak of Campbell, is relaxing with her best friend, Brutus.

Carli Osiniak, 5 1/2, daughter of Ron ad Lisa Osiniak ...

Carli Osiniak, 5 1/2, daughter of Ron ad Lisa Osiniak of Campbell, is relaxing with her best friend, Brutus.


Elli Rinko of Canfield sent this picture of Indian River at Outdoor Resorts in Melbourne Beach, Fla.

Elli Rinko of Canfield sent this picture of Indian River ...

Elli Rinko of Canfield sent this picture of Indian River at Outdoor Resorts in Melbourne Beach, Fla.


Max Caguiat, 2, of Boardman, could be singing ÒMe and My ShadowÓ during this visit to Mill Creek ParkÕs Wick Recreation Area in Youngstown..

Max Caguiat, 2, of Boardman, could be singing ÒMe and ...

Max Caguiat, 2, of Boardman, could be singing ÒMe and My ShadowÓ during this visit to Mill Creek ParkÕs Wick Recreation Area in Youngstown..


Karen Hum of Canfield won first place at the Canfield Fair with this photo taken at Grand Turk. She says she calls it ÒThe InvitationÓ because it makes the water look so inviting to just run and jump in.

Karen Hum of Canfield won first place at the Canfield ...

Karen Hum of Canfield won first place at the Canfield Fair with this photo taken at Grand Turk. She says she calls it ÒThe InvitationÓ because it makes the water look so inviting to just ...


Here is a picture of 1-yr-old Hannah LaPlante, 1, and her 94-year-old great-grandma, Adeline DeBartolo, are playing together at a breezy birthday party last spring. Sent by Laurie LaPlante of Poland..

Here is a picture of 1-yr-old Hannah LaPlante, 1, and ...

Here is a picture of 1-yr-old Hannah LaPlante, 1, and her 94-year-old great-grandma, Adeline DeBartolo, are playing together at a breezy birthday party last spring. Sent by Laurie LaPlante of Poland..


Keith Panning of Youngstown captured this shot of a garage fire across the street last month..

Keith Panning of Youngstown captured this shot of a garage ...

Keith Panning of Youngstown captured this shot of a garage fire across the street last month..


Yuck! A.J. Holtzman of Charlotte, N.C., didnÕt want any part of this doggie kiss. She is the daughter of Allen and Mindy Holtman formerly of Poland and North Lima..

Yuck! A.J. Holtzman of Charlotte, N.C., didnÕt want any part ...

Yuck! A.J. Holtzman of Charlotte, N.C., didnÕt want any part of this doggie kiss. She is the daughter of Allen and Mindy Holtman formerly of Poland and North Lima..


Laurie and Hannah LaPlante share a moment together while preparing for a MotherÕs Day family portrait. Taken by John LaPlante, husband and dad..

Laurie and Hannah LaPlante share a moment together while preparing ...

Laurie and Hannah LaPlante share a moment together while preparing for a MotherÕs Day family portrait. Taken by John LaPlante, husband and dad..


Jonathan Caguiat of Boardman, 43, is holding his son, Max,, 1, in Charlevoix, Mich..

Jonathan Caguiat of Boardman, 43, is holding his son, Max,, ...

Jonathan Caguiat of Boardman, 43, is holding his son, Max,, 1, in Charlevoix, Mich..


Heidi VanAuker and Bob Vestal of Canfield with Rascal.” Photo was taken by Lana VanAuker of Canfield.

Heidi VanAuker and Bob Vestal of Canfield with Rascal.” Photo ...

Heidi VanAuker and Bob Vestal of Canfield with Rascal.” Photo was taken by Lana VanAuker of Canfield.


Brenda Kiddon of Poland snapped this Blue Jay after he helped himself to a peanut from their bird feeder.

Brenda Kiddon of Poland snapped this Blue Jay after he ...

Brenda Kiddon of Poland snapped this Blue Jay after he helped himself to a peanut from their bird feeder.


Mary Moody of Youngstown sent this picture of President Bill Clinton, which she took at Black Dog Restaurant on Martha’s Vineyard.

Mary Moody of Youngstown sent this picture of President Bill ...

Mary Moody of Youngstown sent this picture of President Bill Clinton, which she took at Black Dog Restaurant on Martha’s Vineyard.


Elli Rinko of Canfield sent this picture of the Tundra at Rocky Mountain National Park.

Elli Rinko of Canfield sent this picture of the Tundra ...

Elli Rinko of Canfield sent this picture of the Tundra at Rocky Mountain National Park.


Lana VanAuker of Canfield says Martina, her fat Tuesday kitty, is celebrating Mardi Gras.

Lana VanAuker of Canfield says Martina, her fat Tuesday kitty, ...

Lana VanAuker of Canfield says Martina, her fat Tuesday kitty, is celebrating Mardi Gras.


Micheal Lacivita of Youngstown has titled this picture “How Was Your Day?

Micheal Lacivita of Youngstown has titled this picture “How Was ...

Micheal Lacivita of Youngstown has titled this picture “How Was Your Day?


Mill Creek Park in the fall by Brenda Kiddon of Poland.

Mill Creek Park in the fall by Brenda Kiddon of ...

Mill Creek Park in the fall by Brenda Kiddon of Poland.


Would you say Brutus looks stumped? He belongs to Ron and Lisa Osiniak of Campbell.

Would you say Brutus looks stumped? He belongs to Ron ...

Would you say Brutus looks stumped? He belongs to Ron and Lisa Osiniak of Campbell.


Submitted by Margaret Floyd of Youngstown.

Submitted by Margaret Floyd of Youngstown.

Submitted by Margaret Floyd of Youngstown.


Submitted by Margaret Floyd of Youngstown.

Submitted by Margaret Floyd of Youngstown.

Submitted by Margaret Floyd of Youngstown.


“Day is Done,” was taken in New Wilmington, Pa., by Lana VanAuker of Canfield. She considers this her best picture.

“Day is Done,” was taken in New Wilmington, Pa., by ...

“Day is Done,” was taken in New Wilmington, Pa., by Lana VanAuker of Canfield. She considers this her best picture.


Sally Goler, center, is with her grandson, Christian Jade Warren, and her daughter, Mary Goler of Warren.

Sally Goler, center, is with her grandson, Christian Jade Warren, ...

Sally Goler, center, is with her grandson, Christian Jade Warren, and her daughter, Mary Goler of Warren.


Submitted by Margaret Floyd of Youngstown.

Submitted by Margaret Floyd of Youngstown.

Submitted by Margaret Floyd of Youngstown.


Lana VanAuker says this is one of her favorite pictures, taken at an Amish farm in New Wilmington, Pa. She calls it “Secret Window.”

Lana VanAuker says this is one of her favorite pictures, ...

Lana VanAuker says this is one of her favorite pictures, taken at an Amish farm in New Wilmington, Pa. She calls it “Secret Window.”


Linda Ser of Sharon, Pa., sent this picture of Chicago.

Linda Ser of Sharon, Pa., sent this picture of Chicago.

Linda Ser of Sharon, Pa., sent this picture of Chicago.


Munch, a Golden Retriever, belongs to Joan Marie of Boardman.

Munch, a Golden Retriever, belongs to Joan Marie of Boardman.

Munch, a Golden Retriever, belongs to Joan Marie of Boardman.


“Eeney, Meeney and Sleepee,” taken by Michael J. Lacivita of Youngstown.

“Eeney, Meeney and Sleepee,” taken by Michael J. Lacivita of ...

“Eeney, Meeney and Sleepee,” taken by Michael J. Lacivita of Youngstown.


Elli Rinko of Canfield sent this picture taken at Rocky Mountain National Park.

Elli Rinko of Canfield sent this picture taken at Rocky ...

Elli Rinko of Canfield sent this picture taken at Rocky Mountain National Park.


“Nellie and Friends,” taken by Michael Lacivita of Youngstown.

“Nellie and Friends,” taken by Michael Lacivita of Youngstown.

“Nellie and Friends,” taken by Michael Lacivita of Youngstown.


Owen Martin, 3, is the son of Carrie and Jason Martin of Woodbridge, Va., and the grandson of Ron and Linda Ser of Sharon, Pa.

Owen Martin, 3, is the son of Carrie and Jason ...

Owen Martin, 3, is the son of Carrie and Jason Martin of Woodbridge, Va., and the grandson of Ron and Linda Ser of Sharon, Pa.