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James and Ruth Cain of Salem check out a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze at Stadium GM Superstore in Salem on Wednesday. James Cain, a GM retiree, said he was impressed with the car.

James and Ruth Cain of Salem check out a 2011 ...

James and Ruth Cain of Salem check out a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze at Stadium GM Superstore in Salem on Wednesday. James Cain, a GM retiree, said he was impressed with the car.


William D. Lewis The Vindicator Job seeker que up at Jobs Fair 9-15 in Younstown.

William D. Lewis The Vindicator Job seeker que up at ...

William D. Lewis The Vindicator Job seeker que up at Jobs Fair 9-15 in Younstown.


Anthony Tvaroch

Anthony Tvaroch

Anthony Tvaroch


Alexandra Casi makes a putt at Greatest Golfer Tournament Saturday.

Alexandra Casi makes a putt at Greatest Golfer Tournament Saturday.

Alexandra Casi makes a putt at Greatest Golfer Tournament Saturday.


Michael A. Namish

Michael A. Namish

Michael A. Namish


Junior Amanda Carlisle and sophomore Austin Beil practice taking precise measurements to determine the thickness of a penny and using indirect measurements to find the thickness of aluminum foil during chemistry class at Poland Seminary High School. After four years, all fi ve of the high school’s science labs have been renovated.

Junior Amanda Carlisle and sophomore Austin Beil practice taking precise ...

Junior Amanda Carlisle and sophomore Austin Beil practice taking precise measurements to determine the thickness of a penny and using indirect measurements to find the thickness of aluminum foil during chemistry class at Poland Seminary ...


Tom Onesti watches a putt lip the cup on No. 18 at Greatest Golfer of the Valley Tourney last Saturday at Mill Creek. Onesti leads the 13-over Handicap Division heading into this weekend’s finals.

Tom Onesti watches a putt lip the cup on No. ...

Tom Onesti watches a putt lip the cup on No. 18 at Greatest Golfer of the Valley Tourney last Saturday at Mill Creek. Onesti leads the 13-over Handicap Division heading into this weekend’s finals.


Mike Porter watches his putt at Trumbull Country Club as part of the Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament on
Sunday. Porter is in second place in the Open Division heading into Saturday’s finals at The Lake Club.

Mike Porter watches his putt at Trumbull Country Club as ...

Mike Porter watches his putt at Trumbull Country Club as part of the Greatest Golfer of the Valley tournament on Sunday. Porter is in second place in the Open Division heading into Saturday’s finals at ...


Chemistry teacher William Snyder helps junior Desiree Zepeda with a question during chemistry class at Poland Seminary High School. The instructional drawing projected in the background was created with one of the SMART Boards found in all fi ve of the high school’s science labs.

Chemistry teacher William Snyder helps junior Desiree Zepeda with a ...

Chemistry teacher William Snyder helps junior Desiree Zepeda with a question during chemistry class at Poland Seminary High School. The instructional drawing projected in the background was created with one of the SMART Boards found ...


Senior Dan Miller, left, watches as juniors Nathan Stabinski and Amanda Shuluga use an analytical balance to accurately measure the mass of a piece of aluminum foil. With the mass and density, the students were able to calculate the volume of their foil, and because they already had measured the length and width of the foil, they then could find its height, or thickness.

Senior Dan Miller, left, watches as juniors Nathan Stabinski and ...

Senior Dan Miller, left, watches as juniors Nathan Stabinski and Amanda Shuluga use an analytical balance to accurately measure the mass of a piece of aluminum foil. With the mass and density, the students were ...


Alyssa Schauer, right, of Columbiana, attempts to kick the ball, as teammate Carolyn Gallo, center, and Katelin Smith (15) of South Range battle for position during Wednesday’s soccer match in Columbiana. South Range won 3-0.

Alyssa Schauer, right, of Columbiana, attempts to kick the ball, ...

Alyssa Schauer, right, of Columbiana, attempts to kick the ball, as teammate Carolyn Gallo, center, and Katelin Smith (15) of South Range battle for position during Wednesday’s soccer match in Columbiana. South Range won 3-0.


Job seekers, top, lined up for the Oh-Penn Interstate Region 2010 Job Expo on Wednesday. More than 5,000 mostly unemployed workers from Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull, Mercer and Lawrence counties crowded the Covelli Centre to meet with employers and explore job and training opportunities. Phillip McIntire, above right, of Sharpsville, Pa., talks with V&M Star maintenance manager David Giancola about openings for electricians at the company’s new steel mill in Youngstown.

Job seekers, top, lined up for the Oh-Penn Interstate Region ...

Job seekers, top, lined up for the Oh-Penn Interstate Region 2010 Job Expo on Wednesday. More than 5,000 mostly unemployed workers from Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull, Mercer and Lawrence counties crowded the Covelli Centre to meet ...


Brenda Valentine and Brian Bomberger

Brenda Valentine and Brian Bomberger

Brenda Valentine and Brian Bomberger


Gabriel Crafton and Jennifer Conti

Gabriel Crafton and Jennifer Conti

Gabriel Crafton and Jennifer Conti


Governor John Kasich

Governor John Kasich

Governor John Kasich


Sebastian Rucci

Sebastian Rucci

Sebastian Rucci


This red-tailed hawk cannot be released back into the wild because its injuries are too severe for it to fly again.

This red-tailed hawk cannot be released back into the wild ...

This red-tailed hawk cannot be released back into the wild because its injuries are too severe for it to fly again.


Jamaine Ross

Jamaine Ross

Jamaine Ross


Elaine Kelley (7) of Lakeview spikes the ball past Lindsey Crown (11) of Girard Tuesday night’s All-American
Conference volleyball match in Girard.

Elaine Kelley (7) of Lakeview spikes the ball past Lindsey ...

Elaine Kelley (7) of Lakeview spikes the ball past Lindsey Crown (11) of Girard Tuesday night’s All-American Conference volleyball match in Girard.


After a strong freshman year as YSU’s second-best cross country runner, Samantha Hamilton has embraced the team’s top spot this fall with eyes on first team all-conference honors.

After a strong freshman year as YSU’s second-best cross country ...

After a strong freshman year as YSU’s second-best cross country runner, Samantha Hamilton has embraced the team’s top spot this fall with eyes on first team all-conference honors.


Ohio Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland

Ohio Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland

Ohio Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland


Steve Smith, a fitter and welde at Butech Bliss in Salem on Tuesday  .worked on a special  lifting beam  that will only be used in the  .teardown and reinstallation of steel shears in Europe.

Steve Smith, a fitter and welde at Butech Bliss in ...

Steve Smith, a fitter and welde at Butech Bliss in Salem on Tuesday .worked on a special lifting beam that will only be used in the .teardown and reinstallation of steel shears in Europe.


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Screech owls sound so much like a woman screaming that people routinely call police believing they’re hearing a woman being attacked when it’s really the bird, a duo from Birds in Flight Sanctuary of Howland explained to Warren students.

Screech owls sound so much like a woman screaming that ...

Screech owls sound so much like a woman screaming that people routinely call police believing they’re hearing a woman being attacked when it’s really the bird, a duo from Birds in Flight Sanctuary of Howland ...


Joe Sylvester III of Boardman soars in his monster truck, Bad Habit, during his world-record-breaking jump Sept. 5.

Joe Sylvester III of Boardman soars in his monster truck, ...

Joe Sylvester III of Boardman soars in his monster truck, Bad Habit, during his world-record-breaking jump Sept. 5.


Cameron Merritt, 16, of Birds in Flight Sanctuary of Howland holds a gerfalcon for fourth-graders from two Warren public schools Tuesday during the annual Community Waters Festival in Perkins Park. The sanctuary nurses about 900 injured birds back to health per year from an 11-county area.

Cameron Merritt, 16, of Birds in Flight Sanctuary of Howland ...

Cameron Merritt, 16, of Birds in Flight Sanctuary of Howland holds a gerfalcon for fourth-graders from two Warren public schools Tuesday during the annual Community Waters Festival in Perkins Park. The sanctuary nurses about 900 ...


Brandian Ross

Brandian Ross

Brandian Ross


YSU senior center Justin Rechichar helped clear the way for Penguin unning backs to pile up 286 yards in last week’s 31-7 win over Butler.

YSU senior center Justin Rechichar helped clear the way for ...

YSU senior center Justin Rechichar helped clear the way for Penguin unning backs to pile up 286 yards in last week’s 31-7 win over Butler.


Bill Burris, whose Creed Street home abuts the Fifth Street Park in Struthers, remembers  years ago when the park used to be filled with activity. The city recently cleaned up the park, which had grown over and wasn’t being used.

Bill Burris, whose Creed Street home abuts the Fifth Street ...

Bill Burris, whose Creed Street home abuts the Fifth Street Park in Struthers, remembers years ago when the park used to be filled with activity. The city recently cleaned up the park, which had grown ...