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William D Lewis The vindicator  Jake the Bull Giuriceo, right, and trainer Keith Burnside  during a 9-1 news conference at Los Gallos in Boardman.

William D Lewis The vindicator Jake the Bull Giuriceo, right, ...

William D Lewis The vindicator Jake the Bull Giuriceo, right, and trainer Keith Burnside during a 9-1 news conference at Los Gallos in Boardman.


Youngstown City Schools Superintendent Connie Hathorn

Youngstown City Schools Superintendent Connie Hathorn

Youngstown City Schools Superintendent Connie Hathorn


The Doris Burdman Home celebrated its rededication and completion of a $254,000 renovation. The renovation includes a handicap-access entrance ramp, a handicap-access restroom, an elevator lift and expansion of the facility that houses adult mentally ill clients from 12 to 21 beds.

The Doris Burdman Home celebrated its rededication and completion of ...

The Doris Burdman Home celebrated its rededication and completion of a $254,000 renovation. The renovation includes a handicap-access entrance ramp, a handicap-access restroom, an elevator lift and expansion of the facility that houses adult mentally ...


Michael Lacivita shows off a red pepper he grew at his Youngstown home. His pepper plants are more than 5 feet tall, and he says one secret to such a harvest is constant hydration.

Michael Lacivita shows off a red pepper he grew at ...

Michael Lacivita shows off a red pepper he grew at his Youngstown home. His pepper plants are more than 5 feet tall, and he says one secret to such a harvest is constant hydration.


Donald P. Williams

Donald P. Williams

Donald P. Williams


George Summers and Melanie Smith pose in a Wildcat roller-coaster car from Idora Park on display at the Canfield Fair. Smith’s father, Robert Karzmer of Youngstown, found the 1,000-pound original coaster car in a local body shop.

George Summers and Melanie Smith pose in a Wildcat roller-coaster ...

George Summers and Melanie Smith pose in a Wildcat roller-coaster car from Idora Park on display at the Canfield Fair. Smith’s father, Robert Karzmer of Youngstown, found the 1,000-pound original coaster car in a local ...


Maurice Clarett runs drills during practice with the Omaha Nighthawks on Monday Aug. 30, 2010 in Omaha, Neb. Former Ohio State star =Clarett has signed a one-year contract with the United Football League team.

Maurice Clarett runs drills during practice with the Omaha Nighthawks ...

Maurice Clarett runs drills during practice with the Omaha Nighthawks on Monday Aug. 30, 2010 in Omaha, Neb. Former Ohio State star =Clarett has signed a one-year contract with the United Football League team.


Maurice Clarett speaks to reporters following team practice with the United Football League's Omaha Nighthawks in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. Clarett, who recently finished a prison sentence for robbery, is trying to revive his football career after being out of the game since 2005.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Maurice Clarett speaks to reporters following team practice with the ...

Maurice Clarett speaks to reporters following team practice with the United Football League's Omaha Nighthawks in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. Clarett, who recently finished a prison sentence for robbery, is trying to revive ...


Robert Karzmer of Youngstown has brought a car from an Idora Park roller coaster to the Canfield Fair. Fairgoers who miss the Wildcat, or were born after the park’s closure in 1984, can hop in the coaster car and have their picture taken in it with an 8-foot-by-10-foot backdrop of the Wildcat track for $10.

Robert Karzmer of Youngstown has brought a car from an ...

Robert Karzmer of Youngstown has brought a car from an Idora Park roller coaster to the Canfield Fair. Fairgoers who miss the Wildcat, or were born after the park’s closure in 1984, can hop in ...


Michael Lacivita shows off a red pepper he grew at his Youngstown home. His pepper plants are more than 5 feet tall, and he says one secret to such a harvest is constant hydration.

Michael Lacivita shows off a red pepper he grew at ...

Michael Lacivita shows off a red pepper he grew at his Youngstown home. His pepper plants are more than 5 feet tall, and he says one secret to such a harvest is constant hydration.


Nick Fromel, 9, of Greenford and Jamie Andrews, 10, of Austintown enjoy riding Vertigo, a swing ride that debuted Wednesday at the Canfield Fair.

Nick Fromel, 9, of Greenford and Jamie Andrews, 10, of ...

Nick Fromel, 9, of Greenford and Jamie Andrews, 10, of Austintown enjoy riding Vertigo, a swing ride that debuted Wednesday at the Canfield Fair.


Members of the Springfield Local High School Marching Band are all smiles after their victory over McDonald.

Members of the Springfield Local High School Marching Band are ...

Members of the Springfield Local High School Marching Band are all smiles after their victory over McDonald.


Ed Tkach and Brian Filip of Lowellville watch their sons play during the Lowellville/ Youngstown Christian game Friday. - KELLY TKACH

Ed Tkach and Brian Filip of Lowellville watch their sons ...

Ed Tkach and Brian Filip of Lowellville watch their sons play during the Lowellville/ Youngstown Christian game Friday. - KELLY TKACH


Matt Russo gets ready to perform with the Lowellville Marching Band during halftime of the Lowellville/ Youngstown Christian game Friday night. - KELLY TKACH

Matt Russo gets ready to perform with the Lowellville Marching ...

Matt Russo gets ready to perform with the Lowellville Marching Band during halftime of the Lowellville/ Youngstown Christian game Friday night. - KELLY TKACH


Pictured are just a few of the Lowellville Drumline members who entertained the crowds before the lowellville/ YCS game on Friday. - KELLY TKACH

Pictured are just a few of the Lowellville Drumline members ...

Pictured are just a few of the Lowellville Drumline members who entertained the crowds before the lowellville/ YCS game on Friday. - KELLY TKACH


Some of the Lowellville water and ball boys take a moment for a picture during the Lowellville/ YCS game.  - KELLY TKACH

Some of the Lowellville water and ball boys take a ...

Some of the Lowellville water and ball boys take a moment for a picture during the Lowellville/ YCS game. - KELLY TKACH


WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! - John Young

WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! ...

WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! - John Young


WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! - John Young

WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! ...

WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! - John Young


WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! - John Young

WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! ...

WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! - John Young


WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! - John Young

WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! ...

WFMJ Countdown to Kickoff visits Liberty High School week one! - John Young


Makenzie pic - Wendy Baklarz

Makenzie pic - Wendy Baklarz

Makenzie pic - Wendy Baklarz