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Jamar Houser

Jamar Houser

Jamar Houser


Susan Morris of Mayfield Road Creamery talks about raw-milk cheese production while showing a cooler filled with aging Gouda cheese wheels.

Susan Morris of Mayfield Road Creamery talks about raw-milk cheese ...

Susan Morris of Mayfield Road Creamery talks about raw-milk cheese production while showing a cooler filled with aging Gouda cheese wheels.


Southern California tight end Jordan Cameron runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011.

Southern California tight end Jordan Cameron runs a drill during ...

Southern California tight end Jordan Cameron runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011.


A Syrian pro-government supporter kisses a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a protest to show support to the Syrian regime in old Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April 30, 2011, pictured on a government-provided tour. Syrian army troops backed by tanks and helicopters on Saturday took a prominent mosque that had been controlled by residents in a besieged southern city, killing four people, a witness said.

A Syrian pro-government supporter kisses a picture of Syrian President ...

A Syrian pro-government supporter kisses a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a protest to show support to the Syrian regime in old Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April 30, 2011, pictured on a government-provided tour. ...


Marlan B. Everson

Marlan B. Everson

Marlan B. Everson


A Polish choir sings in front of a giant photograph of late Pope John Paul II, set up in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Saturday, April 30, 2011. On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI will beatify John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

A Polish choir sings in front of a giant photograph ...

A Polish choir sings in front of a giant photograph of late Pope John Paul II, set up in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Saturday, April 30, 2011. On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI will ...


Hugh Earnhart holds his cat Boxcar Willie next to their cookbook “Eat Like a Thresherman,” a compilation of recipes from Earnhart’s grandmother. Willie “helped” Earnhart, a retired Youngstown State University professor, write the book.

Hugh Earnhart holds his cat Boxcar Willie next to their ...

Hugh Earnhart holds his cat Boxcar Willie next to their cookbook “Eat Like a Thresherman,” a compilation of recipes from Earnhart’s grandmother. Willie “helped” Earnhart, a retired Youngstown State University professor, write the book.


Families tour the new Hubbard Elementary School on Hall Avenue during an open house. Saturday afternoon’s open house and ribbon-cutting drew a large crowd.

Families tour the new Hubbard Elementary School on Hall Avenue ...

Families tour the new Hubbard Elementary School on Hall Avenue during an open house. Saturday afternoon’s open house and ribbon-cutting drew a large crowd.


T-Luv from JAMZ 101.9 moderates the expo, which the radio station sponsored., in conjunction with YSU’s Diversity Department.

T-Luv from JAMZ 101.9 moderates the expo, which the radio ...

T-Luv from JAMZ 101.9 moderates the expo, which the radio station sponsored., in conjunction with YSU’s Diversity Department.


Doris Bullock, owner and certified personal trainer of Fit Woman in Austintown, teaches yoga to the North East Ohio Girl Scouts. Bullock and the Girl Scouts attended the fourth annual Women of Color Expo Saturday at Youngstown State University’s Kilcawley Center. Expo activities addressed the challenges facing today’s women, including maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Doris Bullock, owner and certified personal trainer of Fit Woman ...

Doris Bullock, owner and certified personal trainer of Fit Woman in Austintown, teaches yoga to the North East Ohio Girl Scouts. Bullock and the Girl Scouts attended the fourth annual Women of Color Expo Saturday ...


Former middleweight boxing champion Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik concentrates on a double-ended punching bag during a workout at the Southside Boxing Club in preparation for his upcoming fight next weekend.

Former middleweight boxing champion Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik concentrates on ...

Former middleweight boxing champion Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik concentrates on a double-ended punching bag during a workout at the Southside Boxing Club in preparation for his upcoming fight next weekend.


Classrooms in the new school are on the second floor along with the music and art rooms. Each classroom is about 1,200 square feet. The cafeteria, gym and administration offices are on the ground floor.

Classrooms in the new school are on the second floor ...

Classrooms in the new school are on the second floor along with the music and art rooms. Each classroom is about 1,200 square feet. The cafeteria, gym and administration offices are on the ground floor.


Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera takes the throw in time to tag out Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson (14) trying to steal second base in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Cleveland.

Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera takes the throw in time ...

Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera takes the throw in time to tag out Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson (14) trying to steal second base in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 30, 2011, ...


Members of Beta Phi Beta, Eta Eta Chapter at YSU, attend the expo along with friend Tammy Shadd. The sorority sisters modeled clothes given by The Winner department store in Sharon, Pa.

Members of Beta Phi Beta, Eta Eta Chapter at YSU, ...

Members of Beta Phi Beta, Eta Eta Chapter at YSU, attend the expo along with friend Tammy Shadd. The sorority sisters modeled clothes given by The Winner department store in Sharon, Pa.


The new Hubbard Elementary School will hold pre-kindergarten through fourth grades. Beginning this fall, the elementary, middle and high schools will be located on one campus.

The new Hubbard Elementary School will hold pre-kindergarten through fourth ...

The new Hubbard Elementary School will hold pre-kindergarten through fourth grades. Beginning this fall, the elementary, middle and high schools will be located on one campus.


The new Hubbard Elementary School, which will open this fall, took 18 months to build. It will replace Roosevelt Elementary School, which will be torn down. The $14.6 million school is the first part of a three-stage, $56 million project that will also include a new middle school and high school.

The new Hubbard Elementary School, which will open this fall, ...

The new Hubbard Elementary School, which will open this fall, took 18 months to build. It will replace Roosevelt Elementary School, which will be torn down. The $14.6 million school is the first part of ...


North East Ohio Girl Scouts practice yoga poses at the Expo. Healthy lifestyles and keeping fit were among the issues addressed in its workshops.

North East Ohio Girl Scouts practice yoga poses at the ...

North East Ohio Girl Scouts practice yoga poses at the Expo. Healthy lifestyles and keeping fit were among the issues addressed in its workshops.


Floyd Davis, owner of The Red Basket Farm in Kinsman, waters a mixture of lettuces growing in one of his high-tunnel greenhouses. Davis cultivates pesticide-free produce all winter long and sells it at area farmers’ markets and to restaurants in Cleveland.

Floyd Davis, owner of The Red Basket Farm in Kinsman, ...

Floyd Davis, owner of The Red Basket Farm in Kinsman, waters a mixture of lettuces growing in one of his high-tunnel greenhouses. Davis cultivates pesticide-free produce all winter long and sells it at area farmers’ ...


Ryan Roush of South Range crosses the finish line to win the second section boys 3200 meter run finals at the 16th Poland Invitation Track & Field Meet Saturday.

Ryan Roush of South Range crosses the finish line to ...

Ryan Roush of South Range crosses the finish line to win the second section boys 3200 meter run finals at the 16th Poland Invitation Track & Field Meet Saturday.


From left to right: Mike Terry Daprile of Boardman, Norman Weimer Sr. of Youngstown, Frank Prato of Poland, Jack Thompson of Vienna and Ronald Ingalls of Northfield, pray during a service conferring them from 3rd to 4th degree masons at St. Charles in Boardman Saturday afternoon.

From left to right: Mike Terry Daprile of Boardman, Norman ...

From left to right: Mike Terry Daprile of Boardman, Norman Weimer Sr. of Youngstown, Frank Prato of Poland, Jack Thompson of Vienna and Ronald Ingalls of Northfield, pray during a service conferring them from 3rd ...


Families explore the courtyard in the center of the new school. The courtyard will be an outdoor classroom.

Families explore the courtyard in the center of the new ...

Families explore the courtyard in the center of the new school. The courtyard will be an outdoor classroom.


Chris L. Rucker

Chris L. Rucker

Chris L. Rucker


Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) heads to first after hitting a home run against Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jason Hammel during the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Denver.

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) heads to first after hitting ...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) heads to first after hitting a home run against Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jason Hammel during the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Denver.


Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle reacts during batting practice before a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Denver.

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle reacts during batting practice before ...

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle reacts during batting practice before a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Denver.


A Columbus police officer stands guard near the scene of a shooting in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, April 30, 2011.   Authorities have identified the man killed in a shootout with police that left four people injured, including three officers. Columbus police identified him as 27-year-old Randle Lee Roberts II. They didn't say where he lives.  They learned after the shootout Saturday that Roberts might be a suspect in a quadruple homicide about 90 miles south in Adams County at a house along a rural state highway near the village of West Union.  An Adams County dispatcher confirms the sheriff's office is investigating the four deaths but hasn't released details.

A Columbus police officer stands guard near the scene of ...

A Columbus police officer stands guard near the scene of a shooting in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, April 30, 2011. Authorities have identified the man killed in a shootout with police that left four people ...


This photo provided by Columbus, Ohio, police,  shows a booking photo of  Randle Lee Roberts II.  Authorities in central Ohio have identified the man killed in a shootout with police that left four people injured, including three officers. Columbus police identified him as 27-year-old Randle Lee Roberts II. They didn't say where he lives. They learned after the shootout Saturday that Roberts might be a suspect in a quadruple homicide about 90 miles south in Adams County at a house along a rural state highway near the village of West Union. An Adams County dispatcher confirms the sheriff's office is investigating the four deaths but hasn't released details.

This photo provided by Columbus, Ohio, police, shows a booking ...

This photo provided by Columbus, Ohio, police, shows a booking photo of Randle Lee Roberts II. Authorities in central Ohio have identified the man killed in a shootout with police that left four people injured, ...


A Libyan man, center, cries next the body of a Libyan rebel fighter at Hikma hospital in the besieged city of Misrata, Libya, Saturday, April 30, 2011. Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi called for a cease-fire and negotiations with NATO powers in a live speech on state TV early Saturday, just as NATO bombs struck a government complex in the Libyan capital.

A Libyan man, center, cries next the body of a ...

A Libyan man, center, cries next the body of a Libyan rebel fighter at Hikma hospital in the besieged city of Misrata, Libya, Saturday, April 30, 2011. Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi called for a cease-fire ...


Kim Singiser and Jim Bundy

Kim Singiser and Jim Bundy

Kim Singiser and Jim Bundy


Michael A. Kasotakis and Georgene J. Bairamis

Michael A. Kasotakis and Georgene J. Bairamis

Michael A. Kasotakis and Georgene J. Bairamis


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The Revs. Albert and Margaret Yanno

The Revs. Albert and Margaret Yanno

The Revs. Albert and Margaret Yanno


Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Pawlik Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Pawlik Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Pawlik Sr.


Marla Luntz and Andrew Spitz

Marla Luntz and Andrew Spitz

Marla Luntz and Andrew Spitz


Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kirven

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kirven

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kirven


Arranging plants and organizing volunteers for the “Eight Bloomin’ Days Only” flower sale to be presented by NOAS from May 4 through May 11, which includes the Mother’s Day weekend, are from left, Gere Weller of Liberty and Janet Weller of Canfield, co-chairwomen of the event.

Arranging plants and organizing volunteers for the “Eight Bloomin’ Days ...

Arranging plants and organizing volunteers for the “Eight Bloomin’ Days Only” flower sale to be presented by NOAS from May 4 through May 11, which includes the Mother’s Day weekend, are from left, Gere Weller ...


Community Pride Award: Upton Association Board members Sally Mazer, left, and Sue Olson proudly hold the association’s latest award, presented by the Warren Area Board of Realtors. The Upton Association was chosen for the Community Pride Award for its efforts in creating and maintaining the Women’s Park in Warren, directly across from Upton House, which is at 380 Mahoning Ave NW. The house, landmark home of suffragette Harriet Upton, will be the site of many activities in the coming months. For more information phone 330-395-1840 or visit the web at www.uptonhouse.org.

Community Pride Award: Upton Association Board members Sally Mazer, left, ...

Community Pride Award: Upton Association Board members Sally Mazer, left, and Sue Olson proudly hold the association’s latest award, presented by the Warren Area Board of Realtors. The Upton Association was chosen for the Community ...


The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall sent Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough outdoors to play in the puddles.

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to ...

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall sent Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough outdoors to play in the puddles.


The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall sent Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough outdoors to play in the puddles.

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to ...

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall sent Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough outdoors to play in the puddles.


The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall turned Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough into a puddle jumper.

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to ...

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall turned Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough into a puddle jumper.


The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall sent Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough outdoors to play in the puddles.

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to ...

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall sent Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough outdoors to play in the puddles.


A rainy Memorial Day picnic last year at Diane Brookbank’s house in Girard didn’t dampen the spirits of these creative guests.

A rainy Memorial Day picnic last year at Diane Brookbank’s ...

A rainy Memorial Day picnic last year at Diane Brookbank’s house in Girard didn’t dampen the spirits of these creative guests.


The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall sent Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough outdoors to play in the puddles.

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to ...

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall sent Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough outdoors to play in the puddles.


Wyatt and Myer Miller live in Columbiana.

Wyatt and Myer Miller live in Columbiana.

Wyatt and Myer Miller live in Columbiana.


The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall turned Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough into a puddle jumper.

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to ...

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall turned Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough into a puddle jumper.


The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall sent Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough outdoors to play in the puddles.

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to ...

The cancellation of a Mahoning County Track Meet due to a rainfall sent Canfield High School senior high jumper Leanna Hartsough outdoors to play in the puddles.


Melina Fusillo of Canfield calls our attention to the pure joy on the face of her nephew, Dominic Gizzi of Canfield, who was 3 1/2 at the time this picture was taken of him playing outside in a warm summer rain in 2010.

Melina Fusillo of Canfield calls our attention to the pure ...

Melina Fusillo of Canfield calls our attention to the pure joy on the face of her nephew, Dominic Gizzi of Canfield, who was 3 1/2 at the time this picture was taken of him playing ...


Mary Jane Montgomery sent this picture of her granddaughter, Gracie Guoan, 2 1/2, who is living in Naples, Italy, with her military family. She noted that spring is quite chilly and rainy there, too.

Mary Jane Montgomery sent this picture of her granddaughter, Gracie ...

Mary Jane Montgomery sent this picture of her granddaughter, Gracie Guoan, 2 1/2, who is living in Naples, Italy, with her military family. She noted that spring is quite chilly and rainy there, too.


Ella Nagy of North Lima was 3 at the time this picture was taken of her searching for tadpoles in the rain.

Ella Nagy of North Lima was 3 at the time ...

Ella Nagy of North Lima was 3 at the time this picture was taken of her searching for tadpoles in the rain.


Timmy Kerr and Bobby Loftus are leaving Little Angels Preschool in Poland.

Timmy Kerr and Bobby Loftus are leaving Little Angels Preschool ...

Timmy Kerr and Bobby Loftus are leaving Little Angels Preschool in Poland.


Marco Jonas Kubancsek of Howland has some fun during a spring shower.

Marco Jonas Kubancsek of Howland has some fun during a ...

Marco Jonas Kubancsek of Howland has some fun during a spring shower.


Ella Nagy of North Lima was 3 at the time this picture was taken of her searching for tadpoles in the rain.

Ella Nagy of North Lima was 3 at the time ...

Ella Nagy of North Lima was 3 at the time this picture was taken of her searching for tadpoles in the rain.


Olivia Rossi of Austintown picked out her own clothes to wear to go out and splash in the puddles!

Olivia Rossi of Austintown picked out her own clothes to ...

Olivia Rossi of Austintown picked out her own clothes to wear to go out and splash in the puddles!


Brenda Puntel of Austintown laughs at the attempt by the wind and rain to put a damper on her first walk of spring with her friend Roseann.

Brenda Puntel of Austintown laughs at the attempt by the ...

Brenda Puntel of Austintown laughs at the attempt by the wind and rain to put a damper on her first walk of spring with her friend Roseann.


Jonah and Haley are at the Hatch farm in Columbiana.

Jonah and Haley are at the Hatch farm in Columbiana.

Jonah and Haley are at the Hatch farm in Columbiana.


Ruth Burns of Poland thought a trip would get her away from the Ohio rain. However, the rain followed her all the way to the Bahamas, yet she kept on smiling! Photo submitted by her daughter, Laurie Fox of Lowellville.

Ruth Burns of Poland thought a trip would get her ...

Ruth Burns of Poland thought a trip would get her away from the Ohio rain. However, the rain followed her all the way to the Bahamas, yet she kept on smiling! Photo submitted by her ...


Cami Goske of Boardman.

Cami Goske of Boardman.

Cami Goske of Boardman.


Ella Nagy of North Lima was 3 at the time this picture was taken of her playing in the rain.

Ella Nagy of North Lima was 3 at the time ...

Ella Nagy of North Lima was 3 at the time this picture was taken of her playing in the rain.


Making a little splash in the aftermath of a rainstorm in May 2010 is Allison Jones, 5, of Canfield. Photo was taken by her mom, Sally Jones.

Making a little splash in the aftermath of a rainstorm ...

Making a little splash in the aftermath of a rainstorm in May 2010 is Allison Jones, 5, of Canfield. Photo was taken by her mom, Sally Jones.


Carley Johnston, 5, of Poland had a great time playing outside in  the drizzle during a recent April shower. She loved wearing her  matching rain gear! Photo taken by her mom, Cara Johnston.

Carley Johnston, 5, of Poland had a great time playing ...

Carley Johnston, 5, of Poland had a great time playing outside in the drizzle during a recent April shower. She loved wearing her matching rain gear! Photo taken by her mom, Cara Johnston.


Timmy Kerr, 4, of Poland is off to school.

Timmy Kerr, 4, of Poland is off to school.

Timmy Kerr, 4, of Poland is off to school.


Derith Eberhard of Salem sent this picture of a squirrel caught in the rain. She says it looks like it has an umbrella up.

Derith Eberhard of Salem sent this picture of a squirrel ...

Derith Eberhard of Salem sent this picture of a squirrel caught in the rain. She says it looks like it has an umbrella up.


Elaine Kollar of Coitsville explains that for the past few years a pair of Mallard ducks have visited their home in the spring. They like the pond that forms at the back of the property from spring rains. With so much rain this year, there are puddles near their house and birdfeeder. The ducks waddle up to the house from the back pond and enjoy the small puddles as well as eat birdseed that has fallen to the ground.

Elaine Kollar of Coitsville explains that for the past few ...

Elaine Kollar of Coitsville explains that for the past few years a pair of Mallard ducks have visited their home in the spring. They like the pond that forms at the back of the property ...


Sally Jones of Canfield says her daughter, Lindsay, 5, could to be singing, "These Boots Are Made For Splashing."

Sally Jones of Canfield says her daughter, Lindsay, 5, could ...

Sally Jones of Canfield says her daughter, Lindsay, 5, could to be singing, "These Boots Are Made For Splashing."


Bryce Deloe of Moon Township, Pa., was just 2 when his grandmother, Barb Cardarelli of Struthers, snapped this picture of him "dancing in the rain" on her deck for the very first time. She says it's still one of her favorite pictures.

Bryce Deloe of Moon Township, Pa., was just 2 when ...

Bryce Deloe of Moon Township, Pa., was just 2 when his grandmother, Barb Cardarelli of Struthers, snapped this picture of him "dancing in the rain" on her deck for the very first time. She says ...


A little rain didn't stop Jimmy Goske of Boardman from having a ball.

A little rain didn't stop Jimmy Goske of Boardman from ...

A little rain didn't stop Jimmy Goske of Boardman from having a ball.


Carley Johnston, 5, of Poland had a great time playing outside in the drizzle during a recent April shower. She loved wearing her matching rain gear! Photo taken by her mom, Cara Johnston.

Carley Johnston, 5, of Poland had a great time playing ...

Carley Johnston, 5, of Poland had a great time playing outside in the drizzle during a recent April shower. She loved wearing her matching rain gear! Photo taken by her mom, Cara Johnston.


After a rainstorm in May 2010, the Jones sisters of Canfield, Lindsay, 5, Samantha, 6, and Allison, 5, have some fun splashing around and kicking up their boots!

After a rainstorm in May 2010, the Jones sisters of ...

After a rainstorm in May 2010, the Jones sisters of Canfield, Lindsay, 5, Samantha, 6, and Allison, 5, have some fun splashing around and kicking up their boots!


Norma Remias of Canfield sent this picture of her granddaughter, Jenni-Lin Remias of Poland, who was having a great time playing in the rain at Grandma's house.

Norma Remias of Canfield sent this picture of her granddaughter, ...

Norma Remias of Canfield sent this picture of her granddaughter, Jenni-Lin Remias of Poland, who was having a great time playing in the rain at Grandma's house.


3-year old Ashlynn Mason of Salem enjoys jumping in puddles while visiting with her parents, Beth and Matthew Mason, on a warm, rainy day at Grandma Laurie and Grandpa Mike Fox's home in Poland Township. Photo submitted by Laurie Fox of Lowellville.

3-year old Ashlynn Mason of Salem enjoys jumping in puddles ...

3-year old Ashlynn Mason of Salem enjoys jumping in puddles while visiting with her parents, Beth and Matthew Mason, on a warm, rainy day at Grandma Laurie and Grandpa Mike Fox's home in Poland Township. ...


A little rain didn't stop Jimmy Goske of Boardman from having a ball.

A little rain didn't stop Jimmy Goske of Boardman from ...

A little rain didn't stop Jimmy Goske of Boardman from having a ball.


At a recent NSS Assembly 731 Easter Egg Hunt at the Poland Township Park, 2-year old cousins Samantha Cannon and Brady Lewis found dancing in the puddles from this year's April showers to be more fun than the Egg Hunt. Samantha's parents are Kim and Michael Cannon of Poland, and Brady's parents are Leslie and Chuck Lewis of New Middletown. Photo submitted by Laurie Fox of Lowellville.

At a recent NSS Assembly 731 Easter Egg Hunt at ...

At a recent NSS Assembly 731 Easter Egg Hunt at the Poland Township Park, 2-year old cousins Samantha Cannon and Brady Lewis found dancing in the puddles from this year's April showers to be more ...


"What else is there to do with rainboots than splash?" is what Samantha Jones, 6, says to her mom, Sally Jones of Canfield, after a May 2010 rainstorm.

"What else is there to do with rainboots than splash?" ...

"What else is there to do with rainboots than splash?" is what Samantha Jones, 6, says to her mom, Sally Jones of Canfield, after a May 2010 rainstorm.


Nathaniel Donaker, 4, eats Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes cereal at his home in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday. Commercials promoting sugary breakfast cereals could be put on a strict diet under government guidelines.

Nathaniel Donaker, 4, eats Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes cereal at his ...

Nathaniel Donaker, 4, eats Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes cereal at his home in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday. Commercials promoting sugary breakfast cereals could be put on a strict diet under government guidelines.


Mark Eddy, chairman of the Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Board for the city of Canfield, stands next to a birch tree on the city’s green. Canfield has been a certified Tree City USA for the past 30 years.

Mark Eddy, chairman of the Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Board ...

Mark Eddy, chairman of the Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Board for the city of Canfield, stands next to a birch tree on the city’s green. Canfield has been a certified Tree City USA for the ...


This wedding cake greets customers as they enter Black Dog: Wedding and Special Event Design in Poland.

This wedding cake greets customers as they enter Black Dog: ...

This wedding cake greets customers as they enter Black Dog: Wedding and Special Event Design in Poland.


Linda Fowler of Poland shows off merchandise in her newly opened South Main Street wedding-planning business, Black Dog: Wedding and Special Event Design. The shop is designed to help brides bring to life the vision they have of their big day.

Linda Fowler of Poland shows off merchandise in her newly ...

Linda Fowler of Poland shows off merchandise in her newly opened South Main Street wedding-planning business, Black Dog: Wedding and Special Event Design. The shop is designed to help brides bring to life the vision ...


The leaves of neighboring trees cast their shadows on this recently outdated sign boasting of Canfield’s status as a Tree City USA.

The leaves of neighboring trees cast their shadows on this ...

The leaves of neighboring trees cast their shadows on this recently outdated sign boasting of Canfield’s status as a Tree City USA.


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Keelan Harris

Keelan Harris

Keelan Harris


Elder Rose Carter, center, leads family and friends of Vivian Martin in prayer at the Nelson Avenue house where Martin was murdered.

Elder Rose Carter, center, leads family and friends of Vivian ...

Elder Rose Carter, center, leads family and friends of Vivian Martin in prayer at the Nelson Avenue house where Martin was murdered.


Donna James, the oldest daughter of slain real-estate agent Vivian Martin, and Donna’s grandson, Tristan James,
release balloons in honor of her late mother. Family and friends gathered Thursday evening to celebrate what would have been Martin’s 68th birthday.

Donna James, the oldest daughter of slain real-estate agent Vivian ...

Donna James, the oldest daughter of slain real-estate agent Vivian Martin, and Donna’s grandson, Tristan James, release balloons in honor of her late mother. Family and friends gathered Thursday evening to celebrate what would have ...


Special to The Vindicator.Austintown police said goodbye to Conan, a  71Ú2 year-old German shepherd, on Tuesday. Conan, who was brought to the department in 2007 and worked with officer Justin Coulter,  died of an aggressive tumor that spread  throughout his body. Coulter described  Conan as his best friend and said the dog was wonderful to work with..

Special to The Vindicator.Austintown police said goodbye to Conan, a ...

Special to The Vindicator.Austintown police said goodbye to Conan, a 71Ú2 year-old German shepherd, on Tuesday. Conan, who was brought to the department in 2007 and worked with officer Justin Coulter, died of an aggressive ...


Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald delivers a pitch against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald delivers a pitch against ...

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald delivers a pitch against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)


The remains of Hill's Carpet Center in Concord Ala., are seen after what appeared to be a tornado ripped through parts of the town late Wednesday, April 27, 2011. The damage in the area is extensive with homes and businesses destroyed and people injured.  (AP Photo/Birmingham News, Jeff Roberts)

The remains of Hill's Carpet Center in Concord Ala., are ...

The remains of Hill's Carpet Center in Concord Ala., are seen after what appeared to be a tornado ripped through parts of the town late Wednesday, April 27, 2011. The damage in the area is ...


Willie Hyde holds his grand daughter 2-years-old Sierra Goldsmith near where their house stood in Concord Ala., after what appeared to be a tornado ripped through parts of the town late Wednesday, April 27, 2011. The damage in the area is extensive with homes and businesses destroyed and people injured.  (AP Photo/Birmingham News, Jeff Roberts)

Willie Hyde holds his grand daughter 2-years-old Sierra Goldsmith near ...

Willie Hyde holds his grand daughter 2-years-old Sierra Goldsmith near where their house stood in Concord Ala., after what appeared to be a tornado ripped through parts of the town late Wednesday, April 27, 2011. ...


Pittsburgh Penguins' Tyler Kennedy (48) can't get his stick on a rebound off Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35) under pressure from Lightning defenseman Mattias Ohlund (5) during the third period of Game 7 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. The Lightning won 1-0 to win the series. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pittsburgh Penguins' Tyler Kennedy (48) can't get his stick on ...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Tyler Kennedy (48) can't get his stick on a rebound off Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35) under pressure from Lightning defenseman Mattias Ohlund (5) during the third period of Game 7 ...


Chief Fatah negotiator for the reconciliation talks Azzam al-Ahmed, left, sits next to Hamas leaders Moussa Abu Marzoug, center, and Mahmoud Al Zahar, right, during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Palestinians have reached initial agreement on reuniting their rival governments in the West Bank and Gaza, officials from both sides said Wednesday, a step that would remove a main obstacle in the way of peace efforts with Israel. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Chief Fatah negotiator for the reconciliation talks Azzam al-Ahmed, left, ...

Chief Fatah negotiator for the reconciliation talks Azzam al-Ahmed, left, sits next to Hamas leaders Moussa Abu Marzoug, center, and Mahmoud Al Zahar, right, during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. ...


Palestinians wave flags and chant slogans in support of a reconciliation between the rival Fatah and Hamas movements, in Gaza City, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Palestinians have reached initial agreement on reuniting their rival governments in the West Bank and Gaza, officials from both sides said Wednesday, a step that would remove a main obstacle in the way of peace efforts with Israel. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Palestinians wave flags and chant slogans in support of a ...

Palestinians wave flags and chant slogans in support of a reconciliation between the rival Fatah and Hamas movements, in Gaza City, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Palestinians have reached initial agreement on reuniting their rival governments ...


In this April 22, 2011 photo, University of Iowa sophomore Autumn Bradfish, 20, of Lake Zurich, Ill., poses for a picture at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City, Iowa. Bradfish said she had heard little about the reports of her location being collected on her iPhone and she said she was not particularly concerned about the practice.  "If they use it just for ads, I don't see that as a problem. Facebook does that. If I'm going to have ads thrown at me, they might as well be relevant to my location." (AP Photo/Ryan J. Foley)

In this April 22, 2011 photo, University of Iowa sophomore ...

In this April 22, 2011 photo, University of Iowa sophomore Autumn Bradfish, 20, of Lake Zurich, Ill., poses for a picture at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City, Iowa. Bradfish said she had heard ...


CARS 2..Lightning McQueen (voice by Owen Wilson)..©Disney/Pixar.  All Rights Reserved.

CARS 2..Lightning McQueen (voice by Owen Wilson)..©Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

CARS 2..Lightning McQueen (voice by Owen Wilson)..©Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.


L. Nathaniel Pinkard

L. Nathaniel Pinkard

L. Nathaniel Pinkard


Youngstown City Schools Superintendent Connie Hathorn speaks to students Wednesday at Williamson Elementary School as they prepare for Friday’s Ohio Achievement Assessments.

Youngstown City Schools Superintendent Connie Hathorn speaks to students Wednesday ...

Youngstown City Schools Superintendent Connie Hathorn speaks to students Wednesday at Williamson Elementary School as they prepare for Friday’s Ohio Achievement Assessments.


John Brown, a Warren resident and city councilman, is one person who’s opted to bike to work instead of driving. He’s pedaled his bike to his job at Thomas Steel Strip Corp., a 5-mile ride, for much of the past five years.

John Brown, a Warren resident and city councilman, is one ...

John Brown, a Warren resident and city councilman, is one person who’s opted to bike to work instead of driving. He’s pedaled his bike to his job at Thomas Steel Strip Corp., a 5-mile ride, ...


Williamson Elementary School kindergarten through second-graders gathered to encourage the school’s third- through fifth-graders who will be taking the Ohio Achievement Test on Friday. Williamson hosted a “Rally for the Test” on Wednesday. At right, Youngstown City Schools Superintendent Connie Hathorn speaks to students at the rally.

Williamson Elementary School kindergarten through second-graders gathered to encourage the ...

Williamson Elementary School kindergarten through second-graders gathered to encourage the school’s third- through fifth-graders who will be taking the Ohio Achievement Test on Friday. Williamson hosted a “Rally for the Test” on Wednesday. At right, ...


Al Novak

Al Novak

Al Novak


Jodi Stoyak, Liberty Township trustee, center, helps Victoria Ferry, a junior at Liberty High School, try on an orange vest that she’ll be wearing as she and other student volunteers participate in the Great American Cleanup this weekend. Jacob Schriner-Briggs, also a junior, left, said the community service would benefit the township.

Jodi Stoyak, Liberty Township trustee, center, helps Victoria Ferry, a ...

Jodi Stoyak, Liberty Township trustee, center, helps Victoria Ferry, a junior at Liberty High School, try on an orange vest that she’ll be wearing as she and other student volunteers participate in the Great American ...


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From left, the Rev. Al Yanno of Metro Assembly of God; Jim Lipjanic, co-owner of City Wide Lawn Equipment on Southern Boulevard; Travis Ranshaw, the church’s junior high pastor; and Mike Vargo, City Wide co-owner, show the donation of lawn mowers, leaf blowers and weed whackers to the church.

From left, the Rev. Al Yanno of Metro Assembly of ...

From left, the Rev. Al Yanno of Metro Assembly of God; Jim Lipjanic, co-owner of City Wide Lawn Equipment on Southern Boulevard; Travis Ranshaw, the church’s junior high pastor; and Mike Vargo, City Wide co-owner, ...


John Brown, a Warren resident and city councilman, is one person who’s opted to bike to work instead of driving. He’s pedaled his bike to his job at Thomas Steel Strip Corp., a 5-mile ride, for much of the past five years.

John Brown, a Warren resident and city councilman, is one ...

John Brown, a Warren resident and city councilman, is one person who’s opted to bike to work instead of driving. He’s pedaled his bike to his job at Thomas Steel Strip Corp., a 5-mile ride, ...


The right way: During a “Safety On Wheels” program presented by Hubbard Optimist Club on April 15 at St. Patrick School in Hubbard, from left, Lou Carsone, acting Hubbard City Police Chief, and Todd Coonce, Hubbard Township Police Chief, taught second-grade students proper hand signals to use while riding their bikes on roadways. During the bike safety program the students also learned that if a city or township police officer sees them wearing a helmet while riding a bike, they will receive a certificate for a free treat from Hubbard Dairy Queen. Following the bike safety program the Optimist Club gave each student a new bike helmet.

The right way: During a “Safety On Wheels” program presented ...

The right way: During a “Safety On Wheels” program presented by Hubbard Optimist Club on April 15 at St. Patrick School in Hubbard, from left, Lou Carsone, acting Hubbard City Police Chief, and Todd Coonce, ...


Displaying a poster showing the important facts about a brunch to be sponsored by the Youngstown-Warren (Ohio) Black Nurses Association are, from left, Lynn Veal, president, and Carole Dubose and Wayna Hightower, scholarship committee members. Not pictured are Brenda Averhart, scholarship chairwoman, and Ester McCain and Cynthia McWilson, media representatives.

Displaying a poster showing the important facts about a brunch ...

Displaying a poster showing the important facts about a brunch to be sponsored by the Youngstown-Warren (Ohio) Black Nurses Association are, from left, Lynn Veal, president, and Carole Dubose and Wayna Hightower, scholarship committee members. ...


Making them aware: Because it cares about children in the community, Hubbard Optimist Club has been donating money to support various drug awareness programs for students in Hubbard schools for the past 15 years. Ray Wright, Optimist president, continued the tradition recently by presenting a check for $225 to Cindy Lacko, principal at St. Patrick School, where the funds will be used to support the drug awareness programs.

Making them aware: Because it cares about children in the ...

Making them aware: Because it cares about children in the community, Hubbard Optimist Club has been donating money to support various drug awareness programs for students in Hubbard schools for the past 15 years. Ray ...


People walk on a road in Vilonia, Ark., Tuesday, April 26, 2011, after a tornado hit the area late Monday. The storm system killed at least seven people, including three who drowned in floods in northwest Arkansas.

People walk on a road in Vilonia, Ark., Tuesday, April ...

People walk on a road in Vilonia, Ark., Tuesday, April 26, 2011, after a tornado hit the area late Monday. The storm system killed at least seven people, including three who drowned in floods in ...


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The Rev. Bradley Pace of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Youngstown, was among 56 clergy representing various denominations attending a special program Tuesday at the Help Hotline Community Center on Fifth Avenue, sponsored by Mahoning and Trumbull County Suicide Prevention Coalitions and funded by the Area Agency on Aging 11 Inc.

The Rev. Bradley Pace of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Youngstown, ...

The Rev. Bradley Pace of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Youngstown, was among 56 clergy representing various denominations attending a special program Tuesday at the Help Hotline Community Center on Fifth Avenue, sponsored by Mahoning and ...


Western Reserve’s Sissy Stubbs, left, gets high fives from teammates after hitting a home run during Tuesday’s Inter Tri-County League softball game against Jackson-Milton. Western Reserve’s Rachael Obradovich, center, avoids the celebration.

Western Reserve’s Sissy Stubbs, left, gets high fives from teammates ...

Western Reserve’s Sissy Stubbs, left, gets high fives from teammates after hitting a home run during Tuesday’s Inter Tri-County League softball game against Jackson-Milton. Western Reserve’s Rachael Obradovich, center, avoids the celebration.


In this Jan. 11, 2010 file photo, a 2011 Ford Fiesta is displayed at the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit. Ford posted its best first-quarter profit in 13 years, as its new, more fuel-efficient vehicles reached showrooms during a surge in gasoline prices. New arrivals such as the Ford Explorer and Fiesta small car are selling well.

In this Jan. 11, 2010 file photo, a 2011 Ford ...

In this Jan. 11, 2010 file photo, a 2011 Ford Fiesta is displayed at the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit. Ford posted its best first-quarter profit in 13 years, as its new, more ...


Wayne Tennant, vice president of support services for Humility of Mary Health Partners, is at the construction site of St. Elizabeth Health Care Center’s $8 million Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center in Youngstown.

Wayne Tennant, vice president of support services for Humility of ...

Wayne Tennant, vice president of support services for Humility of Mary Health Partners, is at the construction site of St. Elizabeth Health Care Center’s $8 million Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center in Youngstown.


Gasoline reached $3.99 a gallon in some areas of the Mahoning Valley on Tuesday, and prices are expected to jump above $4 a gallon in some locations as early as today. This sign bore the grim news to motorists at a Sunoco station on Fifth Avenue in Youngstown.

Gasoline reached $3.99 a gallon in some areas of the ...

Gasoline reached $3.99 a gallon in some areas of the Mahoning Valley on Tuesday, and prices are expected to jump above $4 a gallon in some locations as early as today. This sign bore the ...


In this file photo taken March 17, 2011, traders gather at a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. European stocks rose moderately Tuesday, April 26, 2011, as traders returned from the Easter holiday to face a big week of economic data and shrugged at the latest bad budget news from crisis-stricken Greece.

In this file photo taken March 17, 2011, traders gather ...

In this file photo taken March 17, 2011, traders gather at a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. European stocks rose moderately Tuesday, April 26, 2011, as traders returned from the ...


Cathy Grizinski of Help Hotline describes warning signs of suicide to area clergy, who were learning about who is at risk. Help Hotline telephone service receives about 15 suicide-related calls daily, serving Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull and Ashtabula counties.

Cathy Grizinski of Help Hotline describes warning signs of suicide ...

Cathy Grizinski of Help Hotline describes warning signs of suicide to area clergy, who were learning about who is at risk. Help Hotline telephone service receives about 15 suicide-related calls daily, serving Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull ...


Construction has begun on the $8 million Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center at St. Elizabeth Health Center on Belmont Avenue in Youngstown.

Construction has begun on the $8 million Joanie Abdu Comprehensive ...

Construction has begun on the $8 million Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center at St. Elizabeth Health Center on Belmont Avenue in Youngstown.


Robert J. Gaves

Robert J. Gaves

Robert J. Gaves


Puddles sit in the infield at Cene Park on Monday. The high school sports season has come to a near standstill 
because of torrential rains, cold weather and high winds this spring.

Puddles sit in the infield at Cene Park on Monday. ...

Puddles sit in the infield at Cene Park on Monday. The high school sports season has come to a near standstill because of torrential rains, cold weather and high winds this spring.


Ernie Cook, Trumbull County 911 director.

Ernie Cook, Trumbull County 911 director.

Ernie Cook, Trumbull County 911 director.


Pat Gergel stands with Olga Brown, left, president of St. Anne’s Guild, and Carol Kaszowski, guild vice president. They have been involved with the publication of the 100th Anniversary Edition of “Book of Golden Recipes,” marking the anniversary of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church of Youngstown.

Pat Gergel stands with Olga Brown, left, president of St. ...

Pat Gergel stands with Olga Brown, left, president of St. Anne’s Guild, and Carol Kaszowski, guild vice president. They have been involved with the publication of the 100th Anniversary Edition of “Book of Golden Recipes,” ...


Youngstown State golfer Samantha Formeck was named the female scholar athlete of the year by the school and the Vindicator. She is the second golfer to win the award in as many years. Formeck was named fi rst-team all conference and was named golfer of the year in the Horizon League.

Youngstown State golfer Samantha Formeck was named the female scholar ...

Youngstown State golfer Samantha Formeck was named the female scholar athlete of the year by the school and the Vindicator. She is the second golfer to win the award in as many years. Formeck was ...


Ohio Rep. Teresa Fedor

Ohio Rep. Teresa Fedor

Ohio Rep. Teresa Fedor


Jim Graham

Jim Graham

Jim Graham


Vytas Sulskis drives to the hoop past several Valparaiso defenders during a Horizon League contest this past season. Sulskis, who was born in Lithuania, was named the male scholar athlete of the year by the school and The Vindicator for his contributions in the classroom and on the court.

Vytas Sulskis drives to the hoop past several Valparaiso defenders ...

Vytas Sulskis drives to the hoop past several Valparaiso defenders during a Horizon League contest this past season. Sulskis, who was born in Lithuania, was named the male scholar athlete of the year by the ...


Doug Franklin

Doug Franklin

Doug Franklin


Pittsburgh Steelers football players Ryan Clark, left, and Charlie Batch arrive at the teams training facility in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, April 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Pitttsbugh Post Gazette, Darrell Sapp)  ** PITTSBURGH OUT, GREENSBURG OUT, TARENTUM OUT, MONESSEN OUT. NO ARCHIVES, NO SALES, NO TV, NO INTERNET, NO MAGS **

Pittsburgh Steelers football players Ryan Clark, left, and Charlie Batch ...

Pittsburgh Steelers football players Ryan Clark, left, and Charlie Batch arrive at the teams training facility in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, April 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Pitttsbugh Post Gazette, Darrell Sapp) ** PITTSBURGH OUT, GREENSBURG OUT, TARENTUM OUT, ...


Montreal Canadiens' goaltender Carey Price, bottom, is scored on by Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) as Canadiens' Scott Gomez (11) and Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) look for a rebound during second period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series in Montreal, Thursday, April 21, 2011.

Montreal Canadiens' goaltender Carey Price, bottom, is scored on by ...

Montreal Canadiens' goaltender Carey Price, bottom, is scored on by Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) as Canadiens' Scott Gomez (11) and Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) look for a rebound during second period of Game 4 ...


In these handout photos released by the NFL and taken in February 2011, top NFL Draft prospects are shown at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. They are, top row from left: Stanley Havili, FB, Southern California; Cameron Heyward, DE, Ohio State;  Justin Houston, LB, Georgia; Rodney Hudson, C, Florida State; Kendall Hunter, RB, Oklahoma State; Henry Hynoski, FB, Pittsburgh. Bottom row, from left:  Benjamin Ijalana, OG, Villanova; Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama; Greg Jones, LB, Michigan State; Julio Jones, WR, Alabama; Cameron Jordan, DE, California; Lance Kendricks, TE, Wisconsin.

In these handout photos released by the NFL and taken ...

In these handout photos released by the NFL and taken in February 2011, top NFL Draft prospects are shown at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. They are, top row from left: Stanley Havili, FB, ...


Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 26, 2011.

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton throws in the first inning ...

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 26, 2011.


FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010 file photo, Alabama receiver Julio Jones (8) runs for a first down in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Jones is a top prospect in the upcoming NFL Draft.

FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010 file photo, Alabama ...

FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010 file photo, Alabama receiver Julio Jones (8) runs for a first down in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in ...


Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar leaps over Cleveland Indians baserunner Shin-Soo Choo after forcing him out at second and then throwing to first on a ground ball by Indians' batter Carlos Santana in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Cleveland on Tuesday, April 26, 2011.  Santana was safe at first on the play.

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar leaps over Cleveland Indians ...

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar leaps over Cleveland Indians baserunner Shin-Soo Choo after forcing him out at second and then throwing to first on a ground ball by Indians' batter Carlos Santana in the ...


Atlanta Hawks' Jamal Crawford, right, looks to pass the ball past Orlando Magic's Jameer Nelson (14) during the first half of Game 5 of a first-round NBA playoff basketball series in Orlando, Fla., Tuesday, April 26, 2011.

Atlanta Hawks' Jamal Crawford, right, looks to pass the ball ...

Atlanta Hawks' Jamal Crawford, right, looks to pass the ball past Orlando Magic's Jameer Nelson (14) during the first half of Game 5 of a first-round NBA playoff basketball series in Orlando, Fla., Tuesday, April ...


New York Yankees catcher Gustavo Molina looks to make the tag as Chicago White Sox's Alex Rios scores in the fifth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in New York.

New York Yankees catcher Gustavo Molina looks to make the ...

New York Yankees catcher Gustavo Molina looks to make the tag as Chicago White Sox's Alex Rios scores in the fifth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in ...


New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova looks to the sky while coming off the mound in the seventh inning after manager Joe Girardi took him out of the baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in New York.

New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova looks to the ...

New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova looks to the sky while coming off the mound in the seventh inning after manager Joe Girardi took him out of the baseball game against the Chicago White ...


Last year’s “Alice in Wonderland,” starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowsha, a huge box-offi  ce success, kicked off  a new trend for movies — live-action fairy tales.

Last year’s “Alice in Wonderland,” starring Johnny Depp and Mia ...

Last year’s “Alice in Wonderland,” starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowsha, a huge box-offi ce success, kicked off a new trend for movies — live-action fairy tales.


Youngstown Municipal Court Judges Elizabeth Kobly, Robert A. Douglas Jr. and Robert Milich (not pictured) swear in 30 part-time officers Monday to act as the security force in municipal court under the direction of city police.

Youngstown Municipal Court Judges Elizabeth Kobly, Robert A. Douglas Jr. ...

Youngstown Municipal Court Judges Elizabeth Kobly, Robert A. Douglas Jr. and Robert Milich (not pictured) swear in 30 part-time officers Monday to act as the security force in municipal court under the direction of city ...


This undated file photo provided by the office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, shows Giffords, left, with her husband, NASA astronaut Mark Kelly. Giffords will attend her husband's space shuttle launch in Florida on Friday, Kelly said, allowing the Arizona congresswoman to travel for the first time since she was flown from Tucson to Houston more than three months ago to recover from a gunshot wound to the head.

This undated file photo provided by the office of Rep. ...

This undated file photo provided by the office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, shows Giffords, left, with her husband, NASA astronaut Mark Kelly. Giffords will attend her husband's space shuttle launch in Florida on Friday, Kelly ...


FILE - This Jan. 14, 2011, file photo shows Cleveland Browns general manager Tom Heckert at a news conference at the Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio.  With wide receiver and defensive linemen a priority, the Cleveland Browns enter the NFL draft with the No. 6 overall pick and three selections in the Top 70.

FILE - This Jan. 14, 2011, file photo shows Cleveland ...

FILE - This Jan. 14, 2011, file photo shows Cleveland Browns general manager Tom Heckert at a news conference at the Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio. With wide receiver and defensive linemen a priority, ...


This Jan. 2, 2011, file photo shows Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason reacts in the first half of a loss to the Atlanta Falcons,  at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. It's been a nightmare eight months for the Panthers. A youth movement produced the NFL's worst team, coach John Fox was dismissed and potential franchise QB Andrew Luck stayed at Stanford. Holding the No. 1 pick, the Panthers prepare to make the biggest, and perhaps most difficult, draft decision in franchise history.

This Jan. 2, 2011, file photo shows Carolina Panthers linebacker ...

This Jan. 2, 2011, file photo shows Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason reacts in the first half of a loss to the Atlanta Falcons, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. It's been a nightmare eight ...


In his March 1, 2011 file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke tetsifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Banking Committee. The Federal Reserve begins a two-day meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at which it will debate when and how to start tightening credit to prevent inflation from hurting the economy.

In his March 1, 2011 file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman ...

In his March 1, 2011 file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke tetsifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Banking Committee. The Federal Reserve begins a two-day meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, ...


Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Paul Maholm throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Pittsburgh on Monday, April 25, 2011.

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Paul Maholm throws in the first inning ...

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Paul Maholm throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Pittsburgh on Monday, April 25, 2011.


In this April 8, 2011 file photo, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, is surrounded by reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Shutting down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should fit seamlessly into the Republican drive to shrink government. After all, it has cost taxpayers $150 billion to keep the ailing mortgage giants afloat and many in both parties would rather let the private sector handle their role in financing the nation’s $11.3 trillion residential mortgage market.

In this April 8, 2011 file photo, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, ...

In this April 8, 2011 file photo, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, is surrounded by reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Shutting down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should fit seamlessly into the Republican drive to ...


In this citizen journalism image made on a mobile phone and acquired by the Associated Press, a Syrian boy carries a board that reads:" stop the killing," during a protest in Daraya, southwest of Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 25, 2011. In a terrifying escalation of Syria's crackdown on dissent, thousands of soldiers backed by tanks poured Monday into the southern city of Daraa, on the Jordanian border, the city where the uprising began, opening fire indiscriminately on civilians and killing at least 11 people, witnesses said. Knife-wielding security agents did house-to-house sweeps in what activists called a campaign to intimidate protesters.

In this citizen journalism image made on a mobile phone ...

In this citizen journalism image made on a mobile phone and acquired by the Associated Press, a Syrian boy carries a board that reads:" stop the killing," during a protest in Daraya, southwest of Damascus, ...


Pittsburgh Penguins center Maxime Talbot (25) is stopped by Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35) during the third period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series Monday, April 25, 2011 in Tampa, Fla.

Pittsburgh Penguins center Maxime Talbot (25) is stopped by Tampa ...

Pittsburgh Penguins center Maxime Talbot (25) is stopped by Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35) during the third period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series Monday, April 25, 2011 ...


John Brisentine walks through water nearly up to his knees Monday, April 25, 2011 as he carries a tire he found near the submerged intersection of 3rd and Vienna streets in Metropolis, Ill. The Ohio River is threatening homes in that part of the city.

John Brisentine walks through water nearly up to his knees ...

John Brisentine walks through water nearly up to his knees Monday, April 25, 2011 as he carries a tire he found near the submerged intersection of 3rd and Vienna streets in Metropolis, Ill. The Ohio ...


Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis (26) knocks the puck away from Pittsburgh Penguins center Jordan Staal (11) during the third period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series Monday, April 25, 2011 in Tampa, Fla.

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis (26) knocks ...

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis (26) knocks the puck away from Pittsburgh Penguins center Jordan Staal (11) during the third period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series ...


Leon Gentry looks out over flood waters from Canoe Creek that surround his garage on Alma Avenue, after he spent the morning working to secure what he could from the rising water in Henderson, Ky., Monday, April 25, 2011. Heavy rain and severe storms are expected to continue throughout the week after most of the state received up to 4 inches of rain during the weekend. Rainfall totals for the past week range from 10 inches to 15 inches statewide, causing flooded rivers, streams and tributaries.

Leon Gentry looks out over flood waters from Canoe Creek ...

Leon Gentry looks out over flood waters from Canoe Creek that surround his garage on Alma Avenue, after he spent the morning working to secure what he could from the rising water in Henderson, Ky., ...


Facilities worker Mike Albrecht walks through water from the rising Ohio River as he carries supplies from Riverview East Academy, Monday, April 25, 2011, in Cincinnati, Ohio. The grade school is built on stilts because of possible flooding and students were moved to another school until the river goes down.

Facilities worker Mike Albrecht walks through water from the rising ...

Facilities worker Mike Albrecht walks through water from the rising Ohio River as he carries supplies from Riverview East Academy, Monday, April 25, 2011, in Cincinnati, Ohio. The grade school is built on stilts because ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Judge Elizabeth Kobly, Judge Bob Douglas and Judge Robert Milich  swore in over 30 part time officers to be the security force of the Youngstown Muny Court under the direction of the Youngstown Police Force...-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Judge Elizabeth Kobly, Judge Bob ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Judge Elizabeth Kobly, Judge Bob Douglas and Judge Robert Milich swore in over 30 part time officers to be the security force of the Youngstown Muny Court under the direction ...


Gary Carlile, left, regional director for We Are Ohio; Joann Johntony, center, state president of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees/American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; and Mahoning County Sgt. and Fraternal Order of Police President T.J. Assion; all discussed their support Monday afternoon for a Senate Bill 5 referendum at a press conference called by Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman David Betras.

Gary Carlile, left, regional director for We Are Ohio; Joann ...

Gary Carlile, left, regional director for We Are Ohio; Joann Johntony, center, state president of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees/American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; and Mahoning County Sgt. and Fraternal ...


The county courthouse in downtown Youngstown is reflected in standing water Monday after more than a week of rain.

The county courthouse in downtown Youngstown is reflected in standing ...

The county courthouse in downtown Youngstown is reflected in standing water Monday after more than a week of rain.


This Sept. 25, 2010, file photo shows Ohio State's coach Jim Tressel on the sideline during an NCAA college football game against Eastern Michigan, in Columbus, Ohio. The NCAA is accusing Tressel of lying to hide violations by players who traded memorabilia for cash and tattoos.  In a "notice of allegations" sent to the school, the NCAA said Monday, April 25, 2011,  that the alleged violations relating to the coach are considered "potential major violations."

This Sept. 25, 2010, file photo shows Ohio State's coach ...

This Sept. 25, 2010, file photo shows Ohio State's coach Jim Tressel on the sideline during an NCAA college football game against Eastern Michigan, in Columbus, Ohio. The NCAA is accusing Tressel of lying to ...


Members of the Poland Forest Foundation, Bob Lenga, left and Gordon Longmuir, right, and Forest Board Chairman Bob Zedaker, center, examine improvements made to the Poland Municipal Forest’s Bluebell Trail Wednesday afternoon.

Members of the Poland Forest Foundation, Bob Lenga, left and ...

Members of the Poland Forest Foundation, Bob Lenga, left and Gordon Longmuir, right, and Forest Board Chairman Bob Zedaker, center, examine improvements made to the Poland Municipal Forest’s Bluebell Trail Wednesday afternoon.


Amanda Seyfried starred in the disappointing box-office March release of “Red Riding Hood.”

Amanda Seyfried starred in the disappointing box-office March release of ...

Amanda Seyfried starred in the disappointing box-office March release of “Red Riding Hood.”


Jonathan Beveridge, 7, of East Palestine checks out an eagle displayed at the Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center.

Jonathan Beveridge, 7, of East Palestine checks out an eagle ...

Jonathan Beveridge, 7, of East Palestine checks out an eagle displayed at the Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center.


This April 23, 2011, file photo shows Ohio State director of athletics Gene Smith, left, talking to head football coach Jim Tressel, right, before an NCAA college football Spring Game, in Columbus, Ohio. The NCAA is accusing Tressel of lying to hide violations by players who traded memorabilia for cash and tattoos.  In a "notice of allegations" sent to the school, the NCAA said Monday, April 25, 2011,  that the alleged violations relating to the coach are considered "potential major violations."

This April 23, 2011, file photo shows Ohio State director ...

This April 23, 2011, file photo shows Ohio State director of athletics Gene Smith, left, talking to head football coach Jim Tressel, right, before an NCAA college football Spring Game, in Columbus, Ohio. The NCAA ...


An undated photo provided the U.S. District Court in Minnesota shows U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson. Nelson has sided with NFL players and granted their request for a preliminary injunction to lift the lockout. Nelson issued her ruling late Monday, April 25, 2011. The ruling gives the players an early victory in their fight with NFL owners over a new collective bargaining agreement in the $9 billion business.

An undated photo provided the U.S. District Court in Minnesota ...

An undated photo provided the U.S. District Court in Minnesota shows U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson. Nelson has sided with NFL players and granted their request for a preliminary injunction to lift the lockout. ...


Jim Kerr, who retired after 30 years as a Beaver Local schools biology teacher, is the curator and preservationist at Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center, which will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon Saturday for the
latest addition to the facility.

Jim Kerr, who retired after 30 years as a Beaver ...

Jim Kerr, who retired after 30 years as a Beaver Local schools biology teacher, is the curator and preservationist at Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center, which will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon Saturday for ...


Sergio DiPaolo

Sergio DiPaolo

Sergio DiPaolo


Valerie Dearing

Valerie Dearing

Valerie Dearing


Bob Zedaker

Bob Zedaker

Bob Zedaker


Andrea Luchette

Andrea Luchette

Andrea Luchette


Brandi Watson

Brandi Watson

Brandi Watson


Gordon Longmuir

Gordon Longmuir

Gordon Longmuir


Caroline Oltmanns

Caroline Oltmanns

Caroline Oltmanns


Mark Munroe, Mahoning County Republican Party Chairman.

Mark Munroe, Mahoning County Republican Party Chairman.

Mark Munroe, Mahoning County Republican Party Chairman.


Michael D. Freeman

Michael D. Freeman

Michael D. Freeman


Brian Zins

Brian Zins

Brian Zins


Michael C. Oberle and Melanie L. Lodyn

Michael C. Oberle and Melanie L. Lodyn

Michael C. Oberle and Melanie L. Lodyn


Jacob Miletta and Amanda Shipsky

Jacob Miletta and Amanda Shipsky

Jacob Miletta and Amanda Shipsky


Clean-spirited club members: Members of the Rotary Club of Austintown joined forces with the Fitch Interact Club for a semiannual cleaning of Kirk Road from Route 46 to Whispering Pines Drive, which is about 11⁄2 miles. The task has been undertaken twice a year for the past 10 years. The weather was cold and damp, but the volunteers kept up their spirit for improving the community. They are, standing, from left, Hillary Prestridge, Kaitlin Choma, Tina Kubacki, Todd Kubacki, Brian Laraway, Heather Fronk, David Dalvin and Dr. Mitch Dalvin; and kneeling is Gary Reel.

Clean-spirited club members: Members of the Rotary Club of Austintown ...

Clean-spirited club members: Members of the Rotary Club of Austintown joined forces with the Fitch Interact Club for a semiannual cleaning of Kirk Road from Route 46 to Whispering Pines Drive, which is about 11⁄2 ...


Jaimie L. Foster and Aaron J. Hochmann

Jaimie L. Foster and Aaron J. Hochmann

Jaimie L. Foster and Aaron J. Hochmann


Joseph M. Smaltz and Marie Young

Joseph M. Smaltz and Marie Young

Joseph M. Smaltz and Marie Young


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taking on the task of completely building a concession stand from design to ordering supplies then building the stand for the High School Baseball field  students in Mr. Glenn Sivak's  work class - from the bottom in black Dustin Ronci (sr) Dominic DiCioccio (sr) - on top is  Tyler Mobley (jr) (yellow) and  Tom Haus (jr) (gray)  - as they put the first of the roof trusses in place -..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taking on the task of ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taking on the task of completely building a concession stand from design to ordering supplies then building the stand for the High School Baseball field students in Mr. Glenn Sivak's ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taralynn Gilkinson a senior  gas welds a piece of metal as part of her class project in Mr Bob Day's Welding Class - ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taralynn Gilkinson a senior gas ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taralynn Gilkinson a senior gas welds a piece of metal as part of her class project in Mr Bob Day's Welding Class - ..-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Checking a weld on a Canfield Fair Bench Michael Cherol and Bob Day -  The industrial arts program has made and supplied over a 100 benches for the Canfield Fairgrounds -  ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Checking a weld on a ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Checking a weld on a Canfield Fair Bench Michael Cherol and Bob Day - The industrial arts program has made and supplied over a 100 benches for the Canfield Fairgrounds ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Checking a weld on a Canfield Fair Bench Michael Cherol and Bob Day -  The industrial arts program has made and supplied over a 100 benches for the Canfield Fairgrounds -  ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Checking a weld on a ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Checking a weld on a Canfield Fair Bench Michael Cherol and Bob Day - The industrial arts program has made and supplied over a 100 benches for the Canfield Fairgrounds ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taralynn Gilkinson a senior  gas welds a piece of metal as part of her class project in Mr Bob Day's Welding Class - ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taralynn Gilkinson a senior gas ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taralynn Gilkinson a senior gas welds a piece of metal as part of her class project in Mr Bob Day's Welding Class - ..-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Michael Cherol test welds two pieces of metal -  .-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Michael Cherol test welds two ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Michael Cherol test welds two pieces of metal - .-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taking on the task of completely building a concession stand from design to ordering supplies then building the stand for the High School Baseball field  students in Mr. Glenn Sivak's  work class - from the bottom in black Dustin Ronci (sr) Dominic DiCioccio (sr) - on top is  Tyler Mobley (jr) (yellow) and  Tom Haus (jr) (gray)  - as they put the first of the roof trusses in place -..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taking on the task of ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Taking on the task of completely building a concession stand from design to ordering supplies then building the stand for the High School Baseball field students in Mr. Glenn Sivak's ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Cutting a piece of metal  Tony Dundee a freshman - gets a hand from instructor Mr Bob Day . Students in addition to learning all facets of welding and cutting and working with metal they must also start and finish a metal project - ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Cutting a piece of metal ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Cutting a piece of metal Tony Dundee a freshman - gets a hand from instructor Mr Bob Day . Students in addition to learning all facets of welding and cutting ...


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Pittsburgh Penguins' Craig Adams, right, can't get a shot past Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35) in the third period of Game 5 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series in Pittsburgh Saturday, April 23, 2011. The Lightning won 8-2.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Craig Adams, right, can't get a shot past ...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Craig Adams, right, can't get a shot past Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35) in the third period of Game 5 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series in Pittsburgh Saturday, ...


Brandt Snedeker celebrates his putt on the first playoff hole to tie Luke Donald on the 18th green and force a second playoff during the The Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sunday, April 24, 2011. Snedeker finished the tournament 12-under.

Brandt Snedeker celebrates his putt on the first playoff hole ...

Brandt Snedeker celebrates his putt on the first playoff hole to tie Luke Donald on the 18th green and force a second playoff during the The Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sunday, ...


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In this file photo taken March 16, 2011, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Upbeat U.S. earnings buoyed stock markets around the world Thursday, April 21, ahead of another round of company reports, while the euro neared a one-and-a-half year high against the dollar as investors were willing to take on more risky trades.

In this file photo taken March 16, 2011, traders work ...

In this file photo taken March 16, 2011, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Upbeat U.S. earnings buoyed stock markets around the world Thursday, April 21, ahead of another round ...


Students in Glenn Sivak's class at Boardman High School take on the task of building a concession stand for the school baseball field. From the bottom in black are seniors Dustin Ronci and Dominic DiCioccio. On top are juniors Tyler Mobley and Tom Haus.

Students in Glenn Sivak's class at Boardman High School take ...

Students in Glenn Sivak's class at Boardman High School take on the task of building a concession stand for the school baseball field. From the bottom in black are seniors Dustin Ronci and Dominic DiCioccio. ...


Boardman sophomore Scott Glenn works on a machine lathe as he measures a handle for the vise he is constructing.

Boardman sophomore Scott Glenn works on a machine lathe as ...

Boardman sophomore Scott Glenn works on a machine lathe as he measures a handle for the vise he is constructing.


Irving Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee, left, is joined by U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara during a news conference, Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 in New York.  The trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff's burned investors has reached a settlement with the estate of a Florida philanthropist and businessman who made billions of dollars off the fraud.

Irving Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee, left, is joined ...

Irving Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee, left, is joined by U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara during a news conference, Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 in New York. The trustee ...


Marilyn McDaniel, MYCAP interim chief operating officer.

Marilyn McDaniel, MYCAP interim chief operating officer.

Marilyn McDaniel, MYCAP interim chief operating officer.


Villanova's Angelo Babbaro (22) looks to run by West Virginia's Franchot Allen (20) during the second quarter of a football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 in Morgantown, W.Va.

Villanova's Angelo Babbaro (22) looks to run by West Virginia's ...

Villanova's Angelo Babbaro (22) looks to run by West Virginia's Franchot Allen (20) during the second quarter of a football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 in Morgantown, W.Va.


Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets Ron Elkins, a Poland native who retired and returned to the Mahoning Valley after 23 years as a foreign service officer. Clinton was Elkins’ 
former boss.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets Ron Elkins, a Poland ...

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets Ron Elkins, a Poland native who retired and returned to the Mahoning Valley after 23 years as a foreign service officer. Clinton was Elkins’ former boss.


Senior Taralynn Gilkinson welds a piece of metal as part of her project for Bob Day's Welding Class at Boardman High School.

Senior Taralynn Gilkinson welds a piece of metal as part ...

Senior Taralynn Gilkinson welds a piece of metal as part of her project for Bob Day's Welding Class at Boardman High School.


Michael Cherol and Bob Day check a weld on a Canfield Fair bench. Boardman High School's industrial arts program has made and supplied more than 100 benches for the Canfield Fairgrounds.

Michael Cherol and Bob Day check a weld on a ...

Michael Cherol and Bob Day check a weld on a Canfield Fair bench. Boardman High School's industrial arts program has made and supplied more than 100 benches for the Canfield Fairgrounds.


Minnesota Twins' Alexi Casilla (12) is tagged out trying to score from second by Cleveland Indians catcher Lou Marson (6) during the third inning of an baseball game, Sunday, April 24, 2011, in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Twins' Alexi Casilla (12) is tagged out trying to ...

Minnesota Twins' Alexi Casilla (12) is tagged out trying to score from second by Cleveland Indians catcher Lou Marson (6) during the third inning of an baseball game, Sunday, April 24, 2011, in Minneapolis.


Instructor Michael Powell observes as first year student Rib Tullio, a freshman, spot welds a tool box he designed.

Instructor Michael Powell observes as first year student Rib Tullio, ...

Instructor Michael Powell observes as first year student Rib Tullio, a freshman, spot welds a tool box he designed.


Ron Elkins, a retired career foreign service officer who was stationed in Europe and Africa, is happy to be home again in his native Poland, Ohio, with his wife, Natalie, and their son, Caleb, who will graduate from Poland Seminary High School in June.

Ron Elkins, a retired career foreign service officer who was ...

Ron Elkins, a retired career foreign service officer who was stationed in Europe and Africa, is happy to be home again in his native Poland, Ohio, with his wife, Natalie, and their son, Caleb, who ...


Washington Nationals shortstop Alex Cora, right, throws to first after getting the force at second on Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, April 24, 2011. Pirates' Garrett Jones was safe at first on the fielder's choice. The Nationals won 6-3.

Washington Nationals shortstop Alex Cora, right, throws to first after ...

Washington Nationals shortstop Alex Cora, right, throws to first after getting the force at second on Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, April 24, 2011. Pirates' ...


Nikida Davis, a Lakota English teacher,  reads with her daughter, Nia, 5, at the Westwood Public Library. Nikida is one of 15,397 parents who have applied for an Ohio Ed Choice voucher for a chance at a private school for Nia.

Nikida Davis, a Lakota English teacher, reads with her daughter, ...

Nikida Davis, a Lakota English teacher, reads with her daughter, Nia, 5, at the Westwood Public Library. Nikida is one of 15,397 parents who have applied for an Ohio Ed Choice voucher for a chance ...


Philadelphia Flyers' Scott Hartnell (19) battles for the puck with Buffalo Sabres' Nathan Gerbe (42) and Patrick Kaleta (36) during the second period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoffs hockey series, in Buffalo, N.Y., Sunday, April 24, 2011.

Philadelphia Flyers' Scott Hartnell (19) battles for the puck with ...

Philadelphia Flyers' Scott Hartnell (19) battles for the puck with Buffalo Sabres' Nathan Gerbe (42) and Patrick Kaleta (36) during the second period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoffs hockey series, ...


Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Aaron Miles and Chicago Cubs' Aramis Ramirez look for the call after Ramirez overran second base and was thrown out by Dodgers left fielder Jerry Sands in the sixth inning of the Dodgers' 7-3 win in a baseball game Sunday, April 24, 2011 in Chicago.

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Aaron Miles and Chicago Cubs' ...

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Aaron Miles and Chicago Cubs' Aramis Ramirez look for the call after Ramirez overran second base and was thrown out by Dodgers left fielder Jerry Sands in the sixth inning ...


Katie Shook, of Sedamsville, moves rocks and stones from around her brother's truck that were washed down Fairbank Avenue from heavy rainfall, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in the Sedamsville community of Cincinnati.

Katie Shook, of Sedamsville, moves rocks and stones from around ...

Katie Shook, of Sedamsville, moves rocks and stones from around her brother's truck that were washed down Fairbank Avenue from heavy rainfall, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in the Sedamsville community of Cincinnati.


Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts throws to first as New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira is out on a ground ball hit by Alex Rodriguez during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 24, 2011, in Baltimore. Rodriguez was safe at first.

Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts throws to first as ...

Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts throws to first as New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira is out on a ground ball hit by Alex Rodriguez during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April ...


Boston Celtics center Jermaine O'Neal (7) and forward Glen Davis, right, go up for a rebound with New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire (1) in the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, April 24, 2011.

Boston Celtics center Jermaine O'Neal (7) and forward Glen Davis, ...

Boston Celtics center Jermaine O'Neal (7) and forward Glen Davis, right, go up for a rebound with New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire (1) in the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA ...


In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI holds his pastoral staff during the "Urbi et Orbi" (Latin for to the City and to the World) message from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica, at the end of the Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 24, 2011. Benedict XVI urged an end to fighting in Libya, using his Easter Sunday message to call for diplomacy and peace in the Middle East.

In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, ...

In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI holds his pastoral staff during the "Urbi et Orbi" (Latin for to the City and to the World) message from the balcony ...


Medics work on an injured man at Hikma hospital in Misrata, Libya, Sunday, April 24, 2011. Rebel fighters drove Moammar Gadhafi's forces to the edge of the besieged western city of Misrata on Sunday, taking control of the main hospital where government troops had been holed up, a resident said.

Medics work on an injured man at Hikma hospital in ...

Medics work on an injured man at Hikma hospital in Misrata, Libya, Sunday, April 24, 2011. Rebel fighters drove Moammar Gadhafi's forces to the edge of the besieged western city of Misrata on Sunday, taking ...


In this April 21, 2011 photo, 95-year-old Ernest "Boonie" Ankrum stands at a gate at the Holophane facility in Newark, Ohio. Ankrum is retiring from his job as a gate guard.

In this April 21, 2011 photo, 95-year-old Ernest "Boonie" Ankrum ...

In this April 21, 2011 photo, 95-year-old Ernest "Boonie" Ankrum stands at a gate at the Holophane facility in Newark, Ohio. Ankrum is retiring from his job as a gate guard.


Philadelphia 76ers' Evan Turner (12) and Thaddeus Young double-team Miami Heat's Joel Anthony in the second half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Sunday, April 24, 2011, in Philadelphia. The 76ers won 86-82.

Philadelphia 76ers' Evan Turner (12) and Thaddeus Young double-team Miami ...

Philadelphia 76ers' Evan Turner (12) and Thaddeus Young double-team Miami Heat's Joel Anthony in the second half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Sunday, April 24, 2011, in Philadelphia. The 76ers ...


Rick Gamma, whose family owns Gamma Tree Service, surveys his progress in cutting up a tree that blew down on Royal Avenue during Friday night's tornado, on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Ferguson, Mo.

Rick Gamma, whose family owns Gamma Tree Service, surveys his ...

Rick Gamma, whose family owns Gamma Tree Service, surveys his progress in cutting up a tree that blew down on Royal Avenue during Friday night's tornado, on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Ferguson, Mo.


Washington Nationals shortstop Danny Espinosa, left, tags Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen as he tries to steal  second in the sixth inning of the baseball game, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Pittsburgh. McCutchen was called safe and came around to score as the Pirates won 7-2.

Washington Nationals shortstop Danny Espinosa, left, tags Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew ...

Washington Nationals shortstop Danny Espinosa, left, tags Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen as he tries to steal second in the sixth inning of the baseball game, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Pittsburgh. McCutchen was called safe ...


Minnesota Twins' Justin Morneau hit his second single of the baseball game in the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Minneapolis where the Twins won 10-3. Morneau hit a two-run single earlier in his return to the lineup.

Minnesota Twins' Justin Morneau hit his second single of the ...

Minnesota Twins' Justin Morneau hit his second single of the baseball game in the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Minneapolis where the Twins won 10-3. Morneau hit a two-run ...


Downtown

Downtown

Downtown


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Portland Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews, left, knocks the ball away from Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd , right, in the fourth quarter of Game 4 of their NBA basketball first-round playoff series on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Portland, Ore. The Trail Blazers defeated the Mavericks 84-82.

Portland Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews, left, knocks the ball away ...

Portland Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews, left, knocks the ball away from Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd , right, in the fourth quarter of Game 4 of their NBA basketball first-round playoff series on Saturday, April 23, ...


Indiana Pacers' Roy Hibbert, left, blocks the shot of Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose  during the second half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball series in Indianapolis, Saturday, April 23, 2011. Indiana won 89-84.

Indiana Pacers' Roy Hibbert, left, blocks the shot of Chicago ...

Indiana Pacers' Roy Hibbert, left, blocks the shot of Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose during the second half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball series in Indianapolis, Saturday, April 23, 2011. Indiana won 89-84.


Chicago Cubs' Jeff Baker hits a two-run double against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Chicago.

Chicago Cubs' Jeff Baker hits a two-run double against the ...

Chicago Cubs' Jeff Baker hits a two-run double against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Chicago.


This Monday April 11, 2011 file photo shows Britain's Prince William accompanied by his fiancee Kate Middleton, as they arrive at Witton Country Park, Darwen, England. The full list of confirmed guests attending the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton was released by Britain's monarchy Saturday April 23, 2011. Soccer star David Beckham and his wife Victoria were among the most recognizable names on the list of guests at the April 29 nuptials. Royal family members from countries including Bahrain, Denmark, Spain and Morocco will also attend. Other guests include government officials, Afghan war veterans, and charity workers.

This Monday April 11, 2011 file photo shows Britain's Prince ...

This Monday April 11, 2011 file photo shows Britain's Prince William accompanied by his fiancee Kate Middleton, as they arrive at Witton Country Park, Darwen, England. The full list of confirmed guests attending the royal ...


In this citizen journalism image made on a mobile phone and acquired by the AP, a Syrian anti-government protester holds up a bloodied hand during a funeral procession for slain activists in Izraa, Syria, Saturday, April 23, 2011. Syrian security forces fired on tens of thousands of mourners during funeral processions Saturday, killing several people following the deadliest day of the uprising against authoritarian President Bashar Assad.

In this citizen journalism image made on a mobile phone ...

In this citizen journalism image made on a mobile phone and acquired by the AP, a Syrian anti-government protester holds up a bloodied hand during a funeral procession for slain activists in Izraa, Syria, Saturday, ...


Ohio State quarterback Joe Bauserman (14) breaks a tackle by defensive lineman Nathan Williams (43)during an NCAA college football Spring Game Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio State quarterback Joe Bauserman (14) breaks a tackle by ...

Ohio State quarterback Joe Bauserman (14) breaks a tackle by defensive lineman Nathan Williams (43)during an NCAA college football Spring Game Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio.


In this citizen journalism image made on a mobile phone and acquired by the AP, a man carries the body of a boy witnesses say was shot during clashes with police in the southern village of Izraa, Syria, Friday, April 22, 2011. Syrian security forces fired live bullets and tear gas Friday on pro-democracy demonstrations across the country, killing dozens of people, as the uprising against President Bashar Assad's authoritarian regime defied a deadly security crackdown, witnesses a human rights group said.

In this citizen journalism image made on a mobile phone ...

In this citizen journalism image made on a mobile phone and acquired by the AP, a man carries the body of a boy witnesses say was shot during clashes with police in the southern village ...


Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller (5) is tackled by Nate Oliver during an NCAA college football Spring Game, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller (5) is tackled by Nate ...

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller (5) is tackled by Nate Oliver during an NCAA college football Spring Game, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio.


Carl Edwards celebrates with his  guitar trophy after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nashville 300 auto race on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Lebanon, Tenn.

Carl Edwards celebrates with his guitar trophy after winning the ...

Carl Edwards celebrates with his guitar trophy after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nashville 300 auto race on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Lebanon, Tenn.


St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols (5) connects for a solo home run in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in St. Louis. The Reds defeated the Cardinals 5-3.

St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols (5) connects for a solo ...

St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols (5) connects for a solo home run in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in St. Louis. The Reds defeated the ...


Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar, top, forces out Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Sam Fuld, bottom on a single hit by Rays DH Johnny Damon, not shown during seveth inning AL Baseball action in Toronto on Saturday, April 23, 2011.

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar, top, forces out Tampa ...

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar, top, forces out Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Sam Fuld, bottom on a single hit by Rays DH Johnny Damon, not shown during seveth inning AL Baseball action in ...


Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh smiles while looking at  his supporters, not pictured, during a rally in his support, in Sanaa,Yemen, Friday, April 22, 2011. Opponents and supporters of Yemen's embattled president are marching in cities and towns across the nation for rival rallies after Friday prayers.

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh smiles while looking at his ...

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh smiles while looking at his supporters, not pictured, during a rally in his support, in Sanaa,Yemen, Friday, April 22, 2011. Opponents and supporters of Yemen's embattled president are marching in ...


A Yemeni girl looks on during a rally supporting President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa,Yemen, Friday, April 22, 2011.  Opponents and supporters of Yemen's embattled president are marching in cities and towns across the nation for rival rallies after Friday prayers. Arabic reads on her face, " We are with you".

A Yemeni girl looks on during a rally supporting President ...

A Yemeni girl looks on during a rally supporting President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa,Yemen, Friday, April 22, 2011. Opponents and supporters of Yemen's embattled president are marching in cities and towns across the nation ...


Brian Bell, 25, of Washington, Penn., looks at "Jesus is Judged by Pilate" done by Zach Coneybeer of Uniontown as part of the exhibition "The Earth Groans", organized by the Open Door Church and held at the Union Project in the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA.  It is described as a contemplative stations of the cross art exhibition using recycled materials, which links Earth Day and Good Friday.

Brian Bell, 25, of Washington, Penn., looks at "Jesus is ...

Brian Bell, 25, of Washington, Penn., looks at "Jesus is Judged by Pilate" done by Zach Coneybeer of Uniontown as part of the exhibition "The Earth Groans", organized by the Open Door Church and held ...


Carl Edwards (60) and Kyle Busch (18) race down the backstretch at the Nashville Superspeedway in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nashville 300 auto race won by Edwards on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Gladeville, Tenn.

Carl Edwards (60) and Kyle Busch (18) race down the ...

Carl Edwards (60) and Kyle Busch (18) race down the backstretch at the Nashville Superspeedway in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nashville 300 auto race won by Edwards on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Gladeville, Tenn.


YSU fashion-merchandising students and their professor who recently spent four days in New York City experiencing different aspects of the fashion industry are, from left, Jennifer Daly, senior; Jennifer Frank, professor; Victoria Volpe, sophomore; fashion designer Nanette Lepore, with whom the students got a chance to spend time while they stopped in the city’s Garment District; Kristen White, junior; and Shamaila Younus, junior.

YSU fashion-merchandising students and their professor who recently spent four ...

YSU fashion-merchandising students and their professor who recently spent four days in New York City experiencing different aspects of the fashion industry are, from left, Jennifer Daly, senior; Jennifer Frank, professor; Victoria Volpe, sophomore; fashion ...


The Federal Building is at 18 N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown.

The Federal Building is at 18 N. Phelps St. in ...

The Federal Building is at 18 N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown.


Shirley Saathoff uses a small panic-button pendant and two-way communication system for her tidy Lee's Summit home. "It's a godsend, honey," said the 72-year-old woman of the device that provides 24-hour monitoring.

Shirley Saathoff uses a small panic-button pendant and two-way communication ...

Shirley Saathoff uses a small panic-button pendant and two-way communication system for her tidy Lee's Summit home. "It's a godsend, honey," said the 72-year-old woman of the device that provides 24-hour monitoring.


Two people have been arrested in the chemical burning of their dog, who is now in the custody of the Mercer County Humane Society. The humane society has named the 14-month-old hound mix Chance.

Two people have been arrested in the chemical burning of ...

Two people have been arrested in the chemical burning of their dog, who is now in the custody of the Mercer County Humane Society. The humane society has named the 14-month-old hound mix Chance.


Lock P. Beachum Sr., Youngstown city school board president

Lock P. Beachum Sr., Youngstown city school board president

Lock P. Beachum Sr., Youngstown city school board president


Lainne A. Davis, 17, talks with her father, Air Force Reserve Maj. Brent Davis, chief of public affairs for the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna.

Lainne A. Davis, 17, talks with her father, Air Force ...

Lainne A. Davis, 17, talks with her father, Air Force Reserve Maj. Brent Davis, chief of public affairs for the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna.


In this September 19, 2007 file photograph, the desert sand east of San Luis, Arizona, is imprinted with border patrol tracks. A gap in the solid steel barrier leaves room for an official international boundary marker.

In this September 19, 2007 file photograph, the desert sand ...

In this September 19, 2007 file photograph, the desert sand east of San Luis, Arizona, is imprinted with border patrol tracks. A gap in the solid steel barrier leaves room for an official international boundary ...


Allyson Smith, 9, of Austintown blows out a candle from the blessing.

Allyson Smith, 9, of Austintown blows out a candle from ...

Allyson Smith, 9, of Austintown blows out a candle from the blessing.


Deacon Nick Moliterno blesses parishioners’ Easter baskets, which he says represent the heavenly feast that awaits Christians.

Deacon Nick Moliterno blesses parishioners’ Easter baskets, which he says ...

Deacon Nick Moliterno blesses parishioners’ Easter baskets, which he says represent the heavenly feast that awaits Christians.


Lauren and Martin Tancer, 16 and 13, respectively, of Sewickley, Pa., live weekends in East Palestine with their father, Maj. David Andrew “Drew” Tancer, director of operations for the 757th Squadron of the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station, and their stepmother, Tech. Sgt. Skye Tancer, a flight engineer with the 757th. Lauren is a member of the national Air Force Reserve Teen Leadership Council.

Lauren and Martin Tancer, 16 and 13, respectively, of Sewickley, ...

Lauren and Martin Tancer, 16 and 13, respectively, of Sewickley, Pa., live weekends in East Palestine with their father, Maj. David Andrew “Drew” Tancer, director of operations for the 757th Squadron of the 910th Airlift ...


Four-year-old Mackenize Snyder of Sharon, Pa., giggles as her uncle, Army Reserve Spec. Douglas Ferguson, tickles her. She is in the arms of her mother, Amanda Snyder, Ferguson’s sister. Mackenize was 2 when her uncle deployed to Afghanistan.

Four-year-old Mackenize Snyder of Sharon, Pa., giggles as her uncle, ...

Four-year-old Mackenize Snyder of Sharon, Pa., giggles as her uncle, Army Reserve Spec. Douglas Ferguson, tickles her. She is in the arms of her mother, Amanda Snyder, Ferguson’s sister. Mackenize was 2 when her uncle ...


Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey (8) runs the ball as Jeremy Cash, front, and David Conor (39) make the tackle during an NCAA college football Spring Game, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey (8) runs the ball ...

Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey (8) runs the ball as Jeremy Cash, front, and David Conor (39) make the tackle during an NCAA college football Spring Game, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio.


In this April 19, 2011 photo, Roman Catholic Bishop Richard Lennon  participates in a Chrism mass in Cleveland. A fight over union rights of public workers in Ohio and Wisconsin energized mainline churches alarmed that the volatile debate would expand to target programs aiding the needy. As thousands of teachers, firefighters and other workers chanted and waved signs during weeks of Statehouse protests, some pastors and bishops lobbied lawmakers, spoke at rallies and wrote letters in favor of the public employees' right to collective bargaining.

In this April 19, 2011 photo, Roman Catholic Bishop Richard ...

In this April 19, 2011 photo, Roman Catholic Bishop Richard Lennon participates in a Chrism mass in Cleveland. A fight over union rights of public workers in Ohio and Wisconsin energized mainline churches alarmed that ...


Nick Moliterno, deacon at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown, lights candles near Easter baskets filled with parishioners’ holiday food.

Nick Moliterno, deacon at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in ...

Nick Moliterno, deacon at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown, lights candles near Easter baskets filled with parishioners’ holiday food.


The baskets included candy, wine and Cheetos, as well as traditional Easter fare.

The baskets included candy, wine and Cheetos, as well as ...

The baskets included candy, wine and Cheetos, as well as traditional Easter fare.


When Maj. Brent Davis was deployed to Southwest Asia in 2005 during the Thanksgiving Day and Christmas holidays, his wife, Sonya, tried to keep Lainne and her brother, Martin, 15, busy so they wouldn’t have as much time to worry about their father.

When Maj. Brent Davis was deployed to Southwest Asia in ...

When Maj. Brent Davis was deployed to Southwest Asia in 2005 during the Thanksgiving Day and Christmas holidays, his wife, Sonya, tried to keep Lainne and her brother, Martin, 15, busy so they wouldn’t have ...


Donovan Fletcher’s brother, Bradley (32), moves in for a tackle on Vikings receiver Sidney Rice in a 2009 game.

Donovan Fletcher’s brother, Bradley (32), moves in for a tackle ...

Donovan Fletcher’s brother, Bradley (32), moves in for a tackle on Vikings receiver Sidney Rice in a 2009 game.


A three-year-old chimpanzee, named Ham, in the biopack couch for the MR-2 suborbital test flight. On January 31, 1961, a Mercury-Redstone launch from Cape Canaveral carried the chimpanzee "Ham" over 640 kilometers down range in an arching trajectory that reached a peak of 254 kilometers above the Earth. The mission was successful and Ham performed his lever-pulling task well in response to the flashing light. NASA used chimpanzees and other primates to test the Mercury Capsule before launching the first American astronaut Alan Shepard in May 1961. The successful flight and recovery confirmed the soundness of the Mercury-Redstone systems.

A three-year-old chimpanzee, named Ham, in the biopack couch for ...

A three-year-old chimpanzee, named Ham, in the biopack couch for the MR-2 suborbital test flight. On January 31, 1961, a Mercury-Redstone launch from Cape Canaveral carried the chimpanzee "Ham" over 640 kilometers down range in ...


In this photo provided by The Wilds Conservation Center,  a baby rhino stands at the Wilds conservation center in Cumberland, Ohio on April 5, 2011.   Facebook fans of The Wilds conservation center in southeast Ohio are being asked to select a name for its newest rhino: Firefly, Sparks or Spit Fire. Staff at the park selected the three options from more than 800 entries submitted by the public. The female southern white rhinoceros born in January is the first calf for 8-year-old sire Fireball. Fireball has been at The Wilds since 2008 as part of a species survival plan. Visitors can vote for their favorite name by viewing the related entry on The Wilds Facebook page and clicking the "like" icon next to the name's posting.

In this photo provided by The Wilds Conservation Center, a ...

In this photo provided by The Wilds Conservation Center, a baby rhino stands at the Wilds conservation center in Cumberland, Ohio on April 5, 2011. Facebook fans of The Wilds conservation center in southeast Ohio ...


North Carolina's Anthony Elzy (6) steps into the end zone to score a touchdown in the first quarter against Duke during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, in Durham, N.C.

North Carolina's Anthony Elzy (6) steps into the end zone ...

North Carolina's Anthony Elzy (6) steps into the end zone to score a touchdown in the first quarter against Duke during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, in Durham, N.C.


Dominic Gatta III shows off the view from an apartment on the third floor of the Federal Building in downtown Youngstown.

Dominic Gatta III shows off the view from an apartment ...

Dominic Gatta III shows off the view from an apartment on the third floor of the Federal Building in downtown Youngstown.


Ohio safety Donovan Fletcher (29), a Liberty High graduate, tries to break up a pass intended for Louisiana- 
Lafayette tight end Ladarius Green during a game last season.

Ohio safety Donovan Fletcher (29), a Liberty High graduate, tries ...

Ohio safety Donovan Fletcher (29), a Liberty High graduate, tries to break up a pass intended for Louisiana- Lafayette tight end Ladarius Green during a game last season.


Iowa's Derrell Johnson-Koulianos (15) return a kickoff 99-yards for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Ohio State, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, in Columbus, Ohio.

Iowa's Derrell Johnson-Koulianos (15) return a kickoff 99-yards for a ...

Iowa's Derrell Johnson-Koulianos (15) return a kickoff 99-yards for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Ohio State, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, in Columbus, Ohio.


Chance was found wandering in Sharon, Pa., on April 10 with burns over more than 50 percent of his body. He also was emaciated and had three broken teeth.

Chance was found wandering in Sharon, Pa., on April 10 ...

Chance was found wandering in Sharon, Pa., on April 10 with burns over more than 50 percent of his body. He also was emaciated and had three broken teeth.


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Dressed to help: Students at St. Patrick Elementary School, 38 E. Water St., Hubbard, held a dress down day recently to raise funds for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The youngsters proved they care about those in need around the world by collecting $200 to be used by Catholic Charities to help victims of the disaster. Sporting the casual clothing they had the privilege of wearing to school after contributing to the fund are second-grade students, from left, Daniel Rosser, Claire Riffle, Robert Mild and Olivia Robinson.

Dressed to help: Students at St. Patrick Elementary School, 38 ...

Dressed to help: Students at St. Patrick Elementary School, 38 E. Water St., Hubbard, held a dress down day recently to raise funds for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The youngsters proved ...


Wine time: The Austintown Optimist Club is having its annual wine taste Friday at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. Tickets cost $35 per person. Nancy and Richard Stoy, club members, above, are ready to enjoy a glass of wine. For ticket information call 330-793-7122.

Wine time: The Austintown Optimist Club is having its annual ...

Wine time: The Austintown Optimist Club is having its annual wine taste Friday at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. Tickets cost $35 per person. Nancy and Richard Stoy, club members, above, are ...


John Grossman and Alicia Molter

John Grossman and Alicia Molter

John Grossman and Alicia Molter


Andrew M. Popovich and Lauren N. LoSasso

Andrew M. Popovich and Lauren N. LoSasso

Andrew M. Popovich and Lauren N. LoSasso


Maria L. Tornincasa and Keith B. Estes

Maria L. Tornincasa and Keith B. Estes

Maria L. Tornincasa and Keith B. Estes


Waiting for the trolley, which will transport them throughout the downtown area during the Spring Fest, are members of the Mahoning Commons Association, in front, from left, Annie Gilliam, Youngstown City Council; Marcy Applegate, Artists of the Mahoning Commons; Todd Hancock, Easy Street Productions; and Mary Farragher, Calvin Center; and, in back, Sharon Letson, Youngstown CityScape; Keith Kaiser, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek Park; the Rev. George Dunbar, Rockview Christian Church; Jacob Harver, Lemon Grove Café; Lynn Caldwell, Artists of the Mahoning Commons; Bill Lawson, Mahoning Valley Historical Society; and Chris and Michael Golec (holding Cayden Golec) of Jubilee Limousine.

Waiting for the trolley, which will transport them throughout the ...

Waiting for the trolley, which will transport them throughout the downtown area during the Spring Fest, are members of the Mahoning Commons Association, in front, from left, Annie Gilliam, Youngstown City Council; Marcy Applegate, Artists ...


School system upgraded: Youngstown Schools Superintendent Dr. Connie Hathorn, the honored guest at the April 11 meeting of Austintown Rotary Club, discussed his revitalization plan to restructure the district. He said middle school students will encompass two sixth-and seventh-grade academies at Volney and Wilson, and P. Ross Berry will become an eighth- and ninth-grade academy. Interviews and/or auditions will be required for acceptance for the visual performing arts program and for acceptance in science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs. Hathorn, center, is thanked for his enlightening talk by Susan Leetch, Rotary president, and Jerry Haber, program chairman.

School system upgraded: Youngstown Schools Superintendent Dr. Connie Hathorn, the ...

School system upgraded: Youngstown Schools Superintendent Dr. Connie Hathorn, the honored guest at the April 11 meeting of Austintown Rotary Club, discussed his revitalization plan to restructure the district. He said middle school students will ...


Mr. and Mrs. John Pugel

Mr. and Mrs. John Pugel

Mr. and Mrs. John Pugel


Mr. and Mrs. Robert Selitski

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Selitski

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Selitski


Mr. and Mrs. Sam Beigel

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Beigel

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Beigel


Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana, left, collides with Kansas City Royals catcher Matt Treanor (15) while trying to score on a single hit by Travis Hafner during the eighth inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 21, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo. Santana was out on the play. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana, left, collides with Kansas City Royals ...

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana, left, collides with Kansas City Royals catcher Matt Treanor (15) while trying to score on a single hit by Travis Hafner during the eighth inning of a baseball game Thursday, April ...


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Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority board member David Turner.

Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority board member David Turner.

Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority board member David Turner.


The Rev. Stephen Popovich, pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Church in New Middletown, and Russ Ohlin, a church member, stand next to the handmade cross and base that Ohlin crafted. The cross, which has been on display during Lent, will be carried in a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. today.

The Rev. Stephen Popovich, pastor of St. Paul the Apostle ...

The Rev. Stephen Popovich, pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Church in New Middletown, and Russ Ohlin, a church member, stand next to the handmade cross and base that Ohlin crafted. The cross, which has ...


George Morris is a World War II veteran who just received his high-school diploma from the Canfield Board of Education. Morris joined the Army Air Corps before his senior year of high school and never graduated.

George Morris is a World War II veteran who just ...

George Morris is a World War II veteran who just received his high-school diploma from the Canfield Board of Education. Morris joined the Army Air Corps before his senior year of high school and never ...


Madea (Tyler Perry) in TYLER PERRY'S MADEA'S BIG HAPPY FAMILY.

Madea (Tyler Perry) in TYLER PERRY'S MADEA'S BIG HAPPY FAMILY.

Madea (Tyler Perry) in TYLER PERRY'S MADEA'S BIG HAPPY FAMILY.


General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson answers a question after his address to the NADA/IHS Automotive Forum 2011, in New York,  Tuesday, April 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson answers a question ...

General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson answers a question after his address to the NADA/IHS Automotive Forum 2011, in New York, Tuesday, April 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)


FILE - In this March 31, 2011 file photo, Ohio State defensive coach Jim Haycock, left, runs with a group of defensive players during the first day of NCAA college football practice  in Columbus, Ohio.  Even though most of the starters from a year ago have graduated, one of the biggest surprises at Ohio State this spring is the effectiveness of the Buckeyes defense. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)

FILE - In this March 31, 2011 file photo, Ohio ...

FILE - In this March 31, 2011 file photo, Ohio State defensive coach Jim Haycock, left, runs with a group of defensive players during the first day of NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio. ...


Pittsburgh Penguins left wing James Neal (18) shoots around Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mike Lundin (39) during the second period in Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series Wednesday, April 20, 2011 in Tampa, Fla.   (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Pittsburgh Penguins left wing James Neal (18) shoots around Tampa ...

Pittsburgh Penguins left wing James Neal (18) shoots around Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mike Lundin (39) during the second period in Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series Wednesday, April 20, 2011 ...


Liberty’s first baseman Julie Mickulich catches the ball to make the play before Brookfield’s Haley Hogue can reach the base during the first inning of Thursday’s game in Liberty. The Warriors defeated the Leopards, 8-4.

Liberty’s first baseman Julie Mickulich catches the ball to make ...

Liberty’s first baseman Julie Mickulich catches the ball to make the play before Brookfield’s Haley Hogue can reach the base during the first inning of Thursday’s game in Liberty. The Warriors defeated the Leopards, 8-4.


Lt. William Ross of the Youngstown Police Department shows off one of the door-hangers that were placed on doors on South Side houses in neighborhoods along Market Street on Thursday evening. The back of the door hangers list various notices, such as “animal complaint” or “loud music complaint,” and the police officers will mark which notices apply to a specific residence.

Lt. William Ross of the Youngstown Police Department shows off ...

Lt. William Ross of the Youngstown Police Department shows off one of the door-hangers that were placed on doors on South Side houses in neighborhoods along Market Street on Thursday evening. The back of the ...


Sean Durkin

Sean Durkin

Sean Durkin


Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana, right, beats the tag by Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Aviles, left, to advances to third on a single by Travis Hafner during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo.

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana, right, beats the tag by Kansas ...

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana, right, beats the tag by Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Aviles, left, to advances to third on a single by Travis Hafner during the ninth inning of a baseball game ...


Kay Buck, left, executive director of the Coalition to Abolish Slavery Trafficking, speaks at a news conference Wednesday, April 20, 2011, to announce the filing of a human trafficking lawsuit that stretches  across California , Hawaii, and Washington.  Anna Park, regional attorney for the EEOC in the Los Angeles District, center, and Chanchanit Martorell, executive director for the Thai Community Development Center, listens in.

Kay Buck, left, executive director of the Coalition to Abolish ...

Kay Buck, left, executive director of the Coalition to Abolish Slavery Trafficking, speaks at a news conference Wednesday, April 20, 2011, to announce the filing of a human trafficking lawsuit that stretches across California , ...


Florida Marlins' Emilio Bonifacio, right, slides in safe at home as the Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Chris Snyder is unable to tag him out after during the second inning of a baseball game at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Wednesday, April 20, 2011.

Florida Marlins' Emilio Bonifacio, right, slides in safe at home ...

Florida Marlins' Emilio Bonifacio, right, slides in safe at home as the Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Chris Snyder is unable to tag him out after during the second inning of a baseball game at Sun Life ...


Pittsburgh Penguins players mob James Neal after he scored the game-winning goal during double-overtime in Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 in Tampa, Fla.

Pittsburgh Penguins players mob James Neal after he scored the ...

Pittsburgh Penguins players mob James Neal after he scored the game-winning goal during double-overtime in Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 in Tampa, Fla.


Myrdis Ledbetter, left, and Barbara Johnston were honored Wednesday  .by the Trumbull County commissioners for their years of service to  .the county. Ledbetter, 83, worked 46 years for the county sanitary  .engineer's office in Vienna Township. Johnston worked 23 years in the  .county human resources office in Warren.

Myrdis Ledbetter, left, and Barbara Johnston were honored Wednesday .by ...

Myrdis Ledbetter, left, and Barbara Johnston were honored Wednesday .by the Trumbull County commissioners for their years of service to .the county. Ledbetter, 83, worked 46 years for the county sanitary .engineer's office in Vienna ...


Tom and Jane Masters stand in front of St. James Meeting House in Boardman Township Park. Tom’s dad, Thomas Masters, was instrumental in getting the structure moved to the park from it’s former location, the site of the Southern Park Mall.

Tom and Jane Masters stand in front of St. James ...

Tom and Jane Masters stand in front of St. James Meeting House in Boardman Township Park. Tom’s dad, Thomas Masters, was instrumental in getting the structure moved to the park from it’s former location, the ...


North Carolina forward Harrison Barnes (40) waits during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, March 5, 2011.  North Carolina down Duke 81-67.

North Carolina forward Harrison Barnes (40) waits during the second ...

North Carolina forward Harrison Barnes (40) waits during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, March 5, 2011. North Carolina down Duke 81-67.


Mike Rose, left, holds daughter Sophia as Stephanie Lovell-Rose, right, holds Sophia's twin sister Allison at home in El Cerrito, California, March 24, 2011. Allison and Sophia, who were born premature, receive supplemental milk from the Mother's Milk Bank.

Mike Rose, left, holds daughter Sophia as Stephanie Lovell-Rose, right, ...

Mike Rose, left, holds daughter Sophia as Stephanie Lovell-Rose, right, holds Sophia's twin sister Allison at home in El Cerrito, California, March 24, 2011. Allison and Sophia, who were born premature, receive supplemental milk from ...


In this photo made March 31, 2011, Ohio State quarterback Kenny Guiton (13) calls out a play during the first day of NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio.

In this photo made March 31, 2011, Ohio State quarterback ...

In this photo made March 31, 2011, Ohio State quarterback Kenny Guiton (13) calls out a play during the first day of NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio.


Louisiana-Lafayette tight end Ladarius Green reaches for a pass as Ohio safety Donovan Fletcher defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.

Louisiana-Lafayette tight end Ladarius Green reaches for a pass as ...

Louisiana-Lafayette tight end Ladarius Green reaches for a pass as Ohio safety Donovan Fletcher defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.


The West Branch “Phantom” cast includes Nick Caruso as The Phantom, Kaylee Yutzy as Christine, Valerine Weingart as Carlotta, Adam Shonce as Piangi, Megan Fluharty as Meg, Morgan Zamarelli as Madame Giry, Julia Harris as Christine and Evan Park as Raoul.

The West Branch “Phantom” cast includes Nick Caruso as The ...

The West Branch “Phantom” cast includes Nick Caruso as The Phantom, Kaylee Yutzy as Christine, Valerine Weingart as Carlotta, Adam Shonce as Piangi, Megan Fluharty as Meg, Morgan Zamarelli as Madame Giry, Julia Harris as ...


In this March 31, 2011 file photo, Ohio State quarterback Joe Bauserman (14) throws a pass during the first day of NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio.

In this March 31, 2011 file photo, Ohio State quarterback ...

In this March 31, 2011 file photo, Ohio State quarterback Joe Bauserman (14) throws a pass during the first day of NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio.


A tree lies on a house on Creveling Lane in Mount Lookout, uprooted by the overnight storms, Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Cincinnati.

A tree lies on a house on Creveling Lane in ...

A tree lies on a house on Creveling Lane in Mount Lookout, uprooted by the overnight storms, Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Cincinnati.


Falma Habbaba, a student at Cuyamaca College, greets Chris Logan and his son, Thomas, as hostess at the Tabu Sushi Bar and Grill Monday, April 18, 2011 in El Cajon , CA. Habbaba plans on transferring from the small Cuyamaca College to San Diego State University and finally to law school at San Diego University.

Falma Habbaba, a student at Cuyamaca College, greets Chris Logan ...

Falma Habbaba, a student at Cuyamaca College, greets Chris Logan and his son, Thomas, as hostess at the Tabu Sushi Bar and Grill Monday, April 18, 2011 in El Cajon , CA. Habbaba plans on ...


Guests at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Canfield Township pay 12.75 percent in combined sales and Mahoning County and township bed taxes. Mike Naffah, inn owner, is opposed to raising the county bed tax between 3 percent and 5 percent.

Guests at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Canfield Township ...

Guests at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Canfield Township pay 12.75 percent in combined sales and Mahoning County and township bed taxes. Mike Naffah, inn owner, is opposed to raising the county bed tax ...


Villanova's Angelo Babbaro (22) looks to run by West Virginia's Franchot Allen (20) during the second quarter of a football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 in Morgantown, W.Va.

Villanova's Angelo Babbaro (22) looks to run by West Virginia's ...

Villanova's Angelo Babbaro (22) looks to run by West Virginia's Franchot Allen (20) during the second quarter of a football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 in Morgantown, W.Va.


Rick Davis, founding member of Darkride and Funhouse Enthusiasts, stands in his garage workshop in Vienna.

Rick Davis, founding member of Darkride and Funhouse Enthusiasts, stands ...

Rick Davis, founding member of Darkride and Funhouse Enthusiasts, stands in his garage workshop in Vienna.


Councilman Paul Drennen, D-5th

Councilman Paul Drennen, D-5th

Councilman Paul Drennen, D-5th


Falma Habbaba, a student at Cuyamaca College, takes a phone order at her post as hostess at the Tabu Sushi Bar and Grill Monday, April 18, 2011 in El Cajon , CA. Habbaba plans on transferring from the small Cuyamaca College to San Diego State University and finally to law school at San Diego University.

Falma Habbaba, a student at Cuyamaca College, takes a phone ...

Falma Habbaba, a student at Cuyamaca College, takes a phone order at her post as hostess at the Tabu Sushi Bar and Grill Monday, April 18, 2011 in El Cajon , CA. Habbaba plans on ...


Harry Wolfe, president of the International Association of Firefighters Local 1176.

Harry Wolfe, president of the International Association of Firefighters Local ...

Harry Wolfe, president of the International Association of Firefighters Local 1176.


Jack Loew

Jack Loew

Jack Loew


Mark Santilli, marketing manager for Jeff Gordon Chevrolet in Wilmington, N.C., picks up one of the 100 Cruzes his dealership recently took on from the Lordstown General Motors complex.

Mark Santilli, marketing manager for Jeff Gordon Chevrolet in Wilmington, ...

Mark Santilli, marketing manager for Jeff Gordon Chevrolet in Wilmington, N.C., picks up one of the 100 Cruzes his dealership recently took on from the Lordstown General Motors complex.


At a recent practice, Maryanne Stefanick of Cortland rehearses with fellow choir members for the “Colors of Grace” cantata. The cantata tells the story of the Passion of Christ through color, music, lyrics and narrative.

At a recent practice, Maryanne Stefanick of Cortland rehearses with ...

At a recent practice, Maryanne Stefanick of Cortland rehearses with fellow choir members for the “Colors of Grace” cantata. The cantata tells the story of the Passion of Christ through color, music, lyrics and narrative.


Gerald Astrero, a lab technician at the Mother's Milk Bank, prepares donated breast milk for distribution in San Jose, California, March 22, 2011. The 37-year- old non-profit distributes 420,000 ounces of breast milk a year.

Gerald Astrero, a lab technician at the Mother's Milk Bank, ...

Gerald Astrero, a lab technician at the Mother's Milk Bank, prepares donated breast milk for distribution in San Jose, California, March 22, 2011. The 37-year- old non-profit distributes 420,000 ounces of breast milk a year.


The altar at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren, is draped with banners of color for the Maundy Thursday service at 7 tonight that will feature the cantata “Colors of Grace.” The Rev. Donna Maree, rector, said white represents God’s grace. The banners will be removed in the stripping of the altar.

The altar at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, ...

The altar at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren, is draped with banners of color for the Maundy Thursday service at 7 tonight that will feature the cantata “Colors of Grace.” The Rev. ...


WBC lightweight champion Dannie Williams will be the first local fighter to fight in a bout organized by the Kelly Pavlik-Jack Loew-owned “Ghostly Promotions.”

WBC lightweight champion Dannie Williams will be the first local ...

WBC lightweight champion Dannie Williams will be the first local fighter to fight in a bout organized by the Kelly Pavlik-Jack Loew-owned “Ghostly Promotions.”


Ohio State's Jared Sullinger (0) reacts after scoring a basket as Penn State's Billy Oliver (35), Cammeron Woodyard (25) and Ohio State's William Buford (44) look on in the closing second of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won 69-66.

Ohio State's Jared Sullinger (0) reacts after scoring a basket ...

Ohio State's Jared Sullinger (0) reacts after scoring a basket as Penn State's Billy Oliver (35), Cammeron Woodyard (25) and Ohio State's William Buford (44) look on in the closing second of the second half ...


The Boardman Historical Society and the Rotary Club of Boardman had this plaque placed in Boardman Park honoring those who organized the community to save the St. James Meeting House and move it to the park.

The Boardman Historical Society and the Rotary Club of Boardman ...

The Boardman Historical Society and the Rotary Club of Boardman had this plaque placed in Boardman Park honoring those who organized the community to save the St. James Meeting House and move it to the ...


Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35) stops a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Chris Conner (16) during the third period in Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Tampa, Fla.

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35) stops a shot ...

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson (35) stops a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Chris Conner (16) during the third period in Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, ...


Kimberly A. Kropinak and Mike Skaleris

Kimberly A. Kropinak and Mike Skaleris

Kimberly A. Kropinak and Mike Skaleris


Cameron

Cameron

Cameron


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Steven Betters and Hollie Rybak

Steven Betters and Hollie Rybak

Steven Betters and Hollie Rybak


Matthew Palermo and Loren Wagner

Matthew Palermo and Loren Wagner

Matthew Palermo and Loren Wagner


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'Phantom' leads are Adam Shonce as Piangi, Julia Harris as Christine, Valerie Weingart as Carlotta.

'Phantom' leads are Adam Shonce as Piangi, Julia Harris as ...

'Phantom' leads are Adam Shonce as Piangi, Julia Harris as Christine, Valerie Weingart as Carlotta.


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Rebecca Gerson

Rebecca Gerson

Rebecca Gerson


Joe Crogan Jr., owner of Crogan Supply, a plumbing business in Poland, is one participant in the E200 Emerging Leaders class. It is a 13-week, 100-hour class devoted to helping small businesses prosper.

Joe Crogan Jr., owner of Crogan Supply, a plumbing business ...

Joe Crogan Jr., owner of Crogan Supply, a plumbing business in Poland, is one participant in the E200 Emerging Leaders class. It is a 13-week, 100-hour class devoted to helping small businesses prosper.


Kansas City Royals second baseman Chris Getz (17) leaps past Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley as he throws to first to complete a double play in the third inning during a baseball game, Tuesday, April 19, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo. Asdrubal Cabrera was out at first on the play.

Kansas City Royals second baseman Chris Getz (17) leaps past ...

Kansas City Royals second baseman Chris Getz (17) leaps past Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley as he throws to first to complete a double play in the third inning during a baseball game, Tuesday, April 19, ...


Mayor Jay Williams said Tuesday that the E200 Emerging Leaders initiative is important to the city, which he said is heavily influenced by small businesses.

Mayor Jay Williams said Tuesday that the E200 Emerging Leaders ...

Mayor Jay Williams said Tuesday that the E200 Emerging Leaders initiative is important to the city, which he said is heavily influenced by small businesses.


Gil Goldberg, Small Business Administration business director, announced Tuesday the list of area businesses participating in the E200 Emerging Leaders initiative, which will help businesses build for the future.

Gil Goldberg, Small Business Administration business director, announced Tuesday the ...

Gil Goldberg, Small Business Administration business director, announced Tuesday the list of area businesses participating in the E200 Emerging Leaders initiative, which will help businesses build for the future.


Mahoning County Career and Technical Center’s interactive multimedia students and the Mahoning County Green team presented the Trash Bash fashion show Tuesday, where students fashioned recycled items into clothing. Teaming up were Leah Yochman and Xellia Camecci, both juniors from Jackson-Milton High School, at the fashion show.

Mahoning County Career and Technical Center’s interactive multimedia students and ...

Mahoning County Career and Technical Center’s interactive multimedia students and the Mahoning County Green team presented the Trash Bash fashion show Tuesday, where students fashioned recycled items into clothing. Teaming up were Leah Yochman and ...


Brad Wineburner of Poland, a junior at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, Canfield, shows off his candy-wrapper tie after the 2011 Spring Trash Bash at the school. MCCTC’s interactive multimedia students and the Mahoning County Green team presented the Trash Bash fashion show Tuesday, where students fashioned recycled items into clothing.

Brad Wineburner of Poland, a junior at Mahoning County Career ...

Brad Wineburner of Poland, a junior at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, Canfield, shows off his candy-wrapper tie after the 2011 Spring Trash Bash at the school. MCCTC’s interactive multimedia students and the Mahoning ...


In this March 8, 2011 file photo, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith, right, takes questions during a news conference with university president E. Gordon Gee, left, and football coach Jim Tressel, center, in Columbus, Ohio. Smith, unable to talk about the ongoing NCAA investigation, does touch upon some fine points of the suspensions of football coach Jim Tressel and five of his players.

In this March 8, 2011 file photo, Ohio State athletic ...

In this March 8, 2011 file photo, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith, right, takes questions during a news conference with university president E. Gordon Gee, left, and football coach Jim Tressel, center, in Columbus, ...


WFMJ TV personality Scott Schneider bags grocery at Boardman Giant Eagle Store Monday as part of Second Harvest Food Bank celebrity grocery bagging event. The event helped raise funds for Second Harvest through the Check Out Hunger program at Giant Eagle. Celebrities from WFMJ, The Vindicator and Scrappers mascot Scrappy participated.

WFMJ TV personality Scott Schneider bags grocery at Boardman Giant ...

WFMJ TV personality Scott Schneider bags grocery at Boardman Giant Eagle Store Monday as part of Second Harvest Food Bank celebrity grocery bagging event. The event helped raise funds for Second Harvest through the Check ...


Tampa Bay Lightning center Dana Tyrell (42) slams Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) into the boards during the second period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series Monday, April 18, 2011 in Tampa, Fla.

Tampa Bay Lightning center Dana Tyrell (42) slams Pittsburgh Penguins ...

Tampa Bay Lightning center Dana Tyrell (42) slams Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) into the boards during the second period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series Monday, April 18, ...


Samantha Formeck of the Youngstown State University’s women’s golf team.

Samantha Formeck of the Youngstown State University’s women’s golf team.

Samantha Formeck of the Youngstown State University’s women’s golf team.


Katie Rogner of the Youngstown State University’s women’s golf team.

Katie Rogner of the Youngstown State University’s women’s golf team.

Katie Rogner of the Youngstown State University’s women’s golf team.


Tariq Ismail of the YSU men’s tennis team prepares to return the ball. Coach Mark Klysner has reenergized the 
progam, relying on a young roster with an international flair. Tariq and his brother Zeeshan are from Zimbabwe, and Rodrigo Campos and Felipe Rosa are from Brazil. The other two players, Max Schmerin and Rob Emig, are 
Pennsylvania natives.

Tariq Ismail of the YSU men’s tennis team prepares to ...

Tariq Ismail of the YSU men’s tennis team prepares to return the ball. Coach Mark Klysner has reenergized the progam, relying on a young roster with an international flair. Tariq and his brother Zeeshan are ...


Community groups are banding together to raise money for new township signs that will look like the one pictured above.

Community groups are banding together to raise money for new ...

Community groups are banding together to raise money for new township signs that will look like the one pictured above.


Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams

Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams

Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams


YSU tennis coach Mark Klysner

YSU tennis coach Mark Klysner

YSU tennis coach Mark Klysner


Regina Bonny, a retired Midwest City, Okla., police officer from Moore, Okla., kneels at the chair of DEA agent Kenneth Glenn McCullough in the field of chairs at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, April 19, 2011, on the 16th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing.

Regina Bonny, a retired Midwest City, Okla., police officer from ...

Regina Bonny, a retired Midwest City, Okla., police officer from Moore, Okla., kneels at the chair of DEA agent Kenneth Glenn McCullough in the field of chairs at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum ...


Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Ruiz rolls under Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 19, 2011, in Philadelphia. Ruiz was out at second on a ball hit by Wilson Valdez.

Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Ruiz rolls under Milwaukee Brewers second baseman ...

Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Ruiz rolls under Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 19, 2011, in Philadelphia. Ruiz was out at second on a ball hit ...


Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, returns a shot against Sania Mirza, of India, during the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Thursday, April 7, 2011. Mirza defeated Lisicki 6-4, 6-4.

Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, returns a shot against Sania Mirza, ...

Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, returns a shot against Sania Mirza, of India, during the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Thursday, April 7, 2011. Mirza defeated Lisicki 6-4, 6-4.


Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) drives to the basket through the defense of New York Knicks guard Toney Douglas (23) and center Ronny Turiaf (14) during the first quarter of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, in Boston on Tuesday, April 19, 2011.

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) drives to the ...

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) drives to the basket through the defense of New York Knicks guard Toney Douglas (23) and center Ronny Turiaf (14) during the first quarter of Game 2 of ...


A man passes graffiti caricatures related to Moammar Gadhafi and Brega, during a funeral in Benghazi, Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The writing on the wall reads "the greatest rat of all," in Arabic. Europe is ready to send an armed force to Libya to ensure delivery of humanitarian aid and Britain said Tuesday it will dispatch senior military officers to advise the opposition  - signs that Western nations are inching closer to having troops on Libyan soil.

A man passes graffiti caricatures related to Moammar Gadhafi and ...

A man passes graffiti caricatures related to Moammar Gadhafi and Brega, during a funeral in Benghazi, Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The writing on the wall reads "the greatest rat of all," in Arabic. Europe is ...


Green Twp. Fire firefighter/paramedic Don Patterson, left, and Lt. Arlis Boggs, right, rescue a woman  from her car, which was stuck in high water on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 in Green Twp., Ohio. Water from a lake behind the houses, combined with with clogged sewer drains caused the water to reach her doors. The woman was uninjured, but rescue personnel used a stretcher to transport her to dry ground.

Green Twp. Fire firefighter/paramedic Don Patterson, left, and Lt. Arlis ...

Green Twp. Fire firefighter/paramedic Don Patterson, left, and Lt. Arlis Boggs, right, rescue a woman from her car, which was stuck in high water on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 in Green Twp., Ohio. Water from ...


Artist Roger Powell brushes sand while constructing his 12th annual Easter sand sculpture "Walking on Common Ground" at the Hancock County Fairgrounds in Findlay, Ohio, Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The sculpture uses about 300 tons of sand and is expected to be completed on Good Friday.

Artist Roger Powell brushes sand while constructing his 12th annual ...

Artist Roger Powell brushes sand while constructing his 12th annual Easter sand sculpture "Walking on Common Ground" at the Hancock County Fairgrounds in Findlay, Ohio, Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The sculpture uses about 300 tons ...


Evette Davis hugs her daughter Heaven, 5, and son Julian, 9,  after a shooting at Ross Elementary school Tuesday, April 19, 2011, in Houston.    A kindergartener who brought a loaded gun to his Houston elementary school Tuesday was among three students injured by fragments when it fired after falling from his pocket as he sat down for lunch, officials said.   One bullet was fired about 11 a.m. in the Ross Elementary School cafeteria, spraying fragments at the students, said Houston Independent School District Assistant Police Chief Robert Mock.  Two 6-year-old boys, including the one who had the gun, were wounded in the foot, said district spokesman Jason Spencer. A 5-year-old girl also suffered a foot injury.

Evette Davis hugs her daughter Heaven, 5, and son Julian, ...

Evette Davis hugs her daughter Heaven, 5, and son Julian, 9, after a shooting at Ross Elementary school Tuesday, April 19, 2011, in Houston. A kindergartener who brought a loaded gun to his Houston elementary ...


Among those involved in replacing the cornerstone at the Masonic Temple on Wick Avenue are, in front from left, Howard C. Bodine Jr., Emanuel J. Cominos, Elberta Scott, Timothy A. Johnson and John Molnar, and in back, James C. Kowacich Jr., William C. Bell, Richard S. Rosine, Russell W. Gillam Jr., Jack L. Maxwell and William M. Weems.

Among those involved in replacing the cornerstone at the Masonic ...

Among those involved in replacing the cornerstone at the Masonic Temple on Wick Avenue are, in front from left, Howard C. Bodine Jr., Emanuel J. Cominos, Elberta Scott, Timothy A. Johnson and John Molnar, and ...


A heartwarming trend: Jayda Benson, at left, and Katherine Kali, fourth-grade students at Holy Family School on Center Road, Poland, cuddle up in blankets they made for premature babies in the special care nursery at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown. The two are members of the Acts of Random Kindness group, which recently made blankets from material donated by Melinda Miller, Jayda’s mother. The blankets were delivered to the hospital, where the ARK girls viewed babies through the window and met one of the mothers, who recently delivered triplets.

A heartwarming trend: Jayda Benson, at left, and Katherine Kali, ...

A heartwarming trend: Jayda Benson, at left, and Katherine Kali, fourth-grade students at Holy Family School on Center Road, Poland, cuddle up in blankets they made for premature babies in the special care nursery at ...


Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker (18) scores as Cincinnati Reds catcher Ryan Hanigan waits for the throw in the first inning of a major league baseball game, Monday, April 18, 2011 in Cincinnati. Walker scored on a hit by Chris Snyder.

Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker (18) scores as Cincinnati Reds catcher ...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker (18) scores as Cincinnati Reds catcher Ryan Hanigan waits for the throw in the first inning of a major league baseball game, Monday, April 18, 2011 in Cincinnati. Walker scored on ...


Miami Heat's LeBron James, rear, goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Spencer Hawes (00) and Evan Turner, foreground, during the first quarter of Game 2 of a first-round NBA playoff basketball series, Monday, April 18, 2011 in Miami.

Miami Heat's LeBron James, rear, goes up for a shot ...

Miami Heat's LeBron James, rear, goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Spencer Hawes (00) and Evan Turner, foreground, during the first quarter of Game 2 of a first-round NBA playoff basketball series, Monday, ...


FILE - This April 21, 2010, file photo show the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burning after an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, off the southeast tip of Louisiana. BP, the oil giant at the center of one of the world's biggest environmental crises, is making strong profits again, its stock has largely rebounded, and it is paying dividends to shareholders once more. It is also pursuing new ventures from the Arctic to India. It is even angling to explore again in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, where it holds more leases than any competitor.

FILE - This April 21, 2010, file photo show the ...

FILE - This April 21, 2010, file photo show the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burning after an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, off the southeast tip of Louisiana. BP, the oil giant at the ...


A man cleans the new Beetle car by the German car company Volkswagen after a news conference in Berlin Monday, April 18, 2011. In its 73-year history, the Beetle has evolved from the hippie ride of choice to a cute chick car. Now Volkswagen is reinventing it again.

A man cleans the new Beetle car by the German ...

A man cleans the new Beetle car by the German car company Volkswagen after a news conference in Berlin Monday, April 18, 2011. In its 73-year history, the Beetle has evolved from the hippie ride ...


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In this April 13, 2011 file photo, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis. gestures during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. Standard & Poor's Ratings Service downgraded its outlook Monday on the United States' sovereign debt, expressing unprecedented doubts over the ability of Washington to bring the massive federal budget deficits under control in the next three years.  He is flanked by Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., left, and Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, right.

In this April 13, 2011 file photo, House Budget Committee ...

In this April 13, 2011 file photo, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis. gestures during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. Standard & Poor's Ratings Service downgraded its outlook Monday on the ...


Warren Mayor Michael J. O'Brien

Warren Mayor Michael J. O'Brien

Warren Mayor Michael J. O'Brien


Callahan’s Family Restaurant on East Market Street in Warren boasts a sign in its window welcoming hard-working public- and private-sector employees.

Callahan’s Family Restaurant on East Market Street in Warren boasts ...

Callahan’s Family Restaurant on East Market Street in Warren boasts a sign in its window welcoming hard-working public- and private-sector employees.


Danny Callahan, owner of Callahan’s Family Restaurant in Warren, has signs in the windows of his restaurant welcoming both public and private employees. His business is one of hundreds of small businesses in Ohio trying to stress the importance of unionized workers to communities in light of the passage of Senate Bill 5.

Danny Callahan, owner of Callahan’s Family Restaurant in Warren, has ...

Danny Callahan, owner of Callahan’s Family Restaurant in Warren, has signs in the windows of his restaurant welcoming both public and private employees. His business is one of hundreds of small businesses in Ohio trying ...


Nathaniel Dumas

Nathaniel Dumas

Nathaniel Dumas


Pittsburgh Penguins center Mark Letestu (10) battles with Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Pavel Kubina, of the Czech Republic, (13), for the puck during the first period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series Monday, April 18, 2011 in Tampa, Fla.

Pittsburgh Penguins center Mark Letestu (10) battles with Tampa Bay ...

Pittsburgh Penguins center Mark Letestu (10) battles with Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Pavel Kubina, of the Czech Republic, (13), for the puck during the first period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup ...


Parking spaces on YSU’s campus filled up quickly at several locations Monday. The 1,300-space Lincoln Avenue parking deck closed Monday for repairs and is scheduled to reopen Aug. 29.

Parking spaces on YSU’s campus filled up quickly at several ...

Parking spaces on YSU’s campus filled up quickly at several locations Monday. The 1,300-space Lincoln Avenue parking deck closed Monday for repairs and is scheduled to reopen Aug. 29.


Robert J. Rider Sr. of Austintown, self-taught artist and Korean War-era veteran, says he was inspired to paint by his late wife, the former Patricia Harris, who died of lung cancer in 1996.

Robert J. Rider Sr. of Austintown, self-taught artist and Korean ...

Robert J. Rider Sr. of Austintown, self-taught artist and Korean War-era veteran, says he was inspired to paint by his late wife, the former Patricia Harris, who died of lung cancer in 1996.


Robert J. Rider Sr. of Austintown, self-taught artist and Korean War-era veteran, sits in his basement-corner studio with one of his paintings showing his favorite subject — the outdoors.

Robert J. Rider Sr. of Austintown, self-taught artist and Korean ...

Robert J. Rider Sr. of Austintown, self-taught artist and Korean War-era veteran, sits in his basement-corner studio with one of his paintings showing his favorite subject — the outdoors.


Kansas City Royals first baseman Kila Ka'aihue (30) attempts to field the baseball on an infield hit by Cleveland Indians right fielder Shin-Soo Choo (17) during the first inning of a major league baseball game Monday, April 18, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Royals first baseman Kila Ka'aihue (30) attempts to ...

Kansas City Royals first baseman Kila Ka'aihue (30) attempts to field the baseball on an infield hit by Cleveland Indians right fielder Shin-Soo Choo (17) during the first inning of a major league baseball game ...


Cardinal Mooney batter Vic Kuchmaner tries to lay down a bunt during Monday night’s game against Ursuline in Struthers.

Cardinal Mooney batter Vic Kuchmaner tries to lay down a ...

Cardinal Mooney batter Vic Kuchmaner tries to lay down a bunt during Monday night’s game against Ursuline in Struthers.


James Thomas

James Thomas

James Thomas


Ursuline infi elder Harrison Finelli puts the tag on Cardinal Mooney’s Boo Vazquez during their game Monday night in Struthers.

Ursuline infi elder Harrison Finelli puts the tag on Cardinal ...

Ursuline infi elder Harrison Finelli puts the tag on Cardinal Mooney’s Boo Vazquez during their game Monday night in Struthers.


Janeen Masternick and Keith Black

Janeen Masternick and Keith Black

Janeen Masternick and Keith Black


Frank J. Giordano Jr. and Nicolette Simkins

Frank J. Giordano Jr. and Nicolette Simkins

Frank J. Giordano Jr. and Nicolette Simkins


Lynne M. Biasella and David M. Pavlich

Lynne M. Biasella and David M. Pavlich

Lynne M. Biasella and David M. Pavlich


Damian J. Chordas and Lisa A. Lattanzi

Damian J. Chordas and Lisa A. Lattanzi

Damian J. Chordas and Lisa A. Lattanzi


Annina Purdy, who was inside the Lowe's hardware store in Sanford, N.C. the previous day when a tornado destroyed the building, returned to the store's parking lot on Sunday, April 17, 2011, to reclaim personal belongings from her car.

Annina Purdy, who was inside the Lowe's hardware store in ...

Annina Purdy, who was inside the Lowe's hardware store in Sanford, N.C. the previous day when a tornado destroyed the building, returned to the store's parking lot on Sunday, April 17, 2011, to reclaim personal ...


Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos attempts to deflect a puck during hockey practice for their first-round NHL playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in Tampa, Fla.  Game One of the best-of-seven series begins Wednesday night in Pittsburgh.

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos attempts to deflect a ...

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos attempts to deflect a puck during hockey practice for their first-round NHL playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in Tampa, Fla. Game One of the ...


Chris Nelson, left, hugs his daughter Andrea Nelson, 15, in the parking lot in front of Lowe's hardware store in Sanford, N.C., on Sunday, April 17, 2011, a day after a tornado destroyed the building while the Nelsons were inside shopping. The Nelsons returned Sunday to reclaim their truck, back right.

Chris Nelson, left, hugs his daughter Andrea Nelson, 15, in ...

Chris Nelson, left, hugs his daughter Andrea Nelson, 15, in the parking lot in front of Lowe's hardware store in Sanford, N.C., on Sunday, April 17, 2011, a day after a tornado destroyed the building ...


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YSU - (12) Kurt Hess heads downfield past (51) Ali Cheaib (34) Thomas Sprague and (90) Obinna Ekweremuba during the red white game Saturday afternoon in Youngstown. - Special to The Vindicator/Nick Mays

YSU - (12) Kurt Hess heads downfield past (51) Ali ...

YSU - (12) Kurt Hess heads downfield past (51) Ali Cheaib (34) Thomas Sprague and (90) Obinna Ekweremuba during the red white game Saturday afternoon in Youngstown. - Special to The Vindicator/Nick Mays


Cleveland Indians' Grady Sizemore watches his home run against the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game Sunday, April 17, 2011, in Cleveland.

Cleveland Indians' Grady Sizemore watches his home run against the ...

Cleveland Indians' Grady Sizemore watches his home run against the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game Sunday, April 17, 2011, in Cleveland.


Mark Santilli

Mark Santilli

Mark Santilli


Britain's Prince William and his fiance Kate Middleton

Britain's Prince William and his fiance Kate Middleton

Britain's Prince William and his fiance Kate Middleton


 John Yaksich plays saxophone with the Dixie Dandies.

John Yaksich plays saxophone with the Dixie Dandies.

John Yaksich plays saxophone with the Dixie Dandies.


The Dixie Dandies, a local Dixieland Band performs at Wildare United Methodist Church in Bristolville on April 2. From left they are Bob Lewis, Bill Carson, Chris Eldridge, Joe Commarata, Nicole Angelli, John Yaksich and Connie Shultz. On drums is Grant Shultz.

The Dixie Dandies, a local Dixieland Band performs at Wildare ...

The Dixie Dandies, a local Dixieland Band performs at Wildare United Methodist Church in Bristolville on April 2. From left they are Bob Lewis, Bill Carson, Chris Eldridge, Joe Commarata, Nicole Angelli, John Yaksich and ...


A four cylinder 1934 Indian Model 434 is among 30 motorcycles on display through the end of May at the The 11th annual antique motorcycle exhibit, "Motorcycles on Main Street," at the National Packard Museum in Warren.

A four cylinder 1934 Indian Model 434 is among 30 ...

A four cylinder 1934 Indian Model 434 is among 30 motorcycles on display through the end of May at the The 11th annual antique motorcycle exhibit, "Motorcycles on Main Street," at the National Packard Museum ...


Bob Lewis plays Tuba with the Dixie Dandies.

Bob Lewis plays Tuba with the Dixie Dandies.

Bob Lewis plays Tuba with the Dixie Dandies.


A brand-new hairbrush punctures small holes in matzah dough to curtail the leavening process.

A brand-new hairbrush punctures small holes in matzah dough to ...

A brand-new hairbrush punctures small holes in matzah dough to curtail the leavening process.


Jacob Breland, Youngstown State University assistant professor of management

Jacob Breland, Youngstown State University assistant professor of management

Jacob Breland, Youngstown State University assistant professor of management


Lisa Angelilli plays clarinet with the Dixie Dandies.

Lisa Angelilli plays clarinet with the Dixie Dandies.

Lisa Angelilli plays clarinet with the Dixie Dandies.


Western Reserve Superintendent Charles Swindler

Western Reserve Superintendent Charles Swindler

Western Reserve Superintendent Charles Swindler


The Red team’s Jamaine Cook (35) looks for an opening through the White team’s defense during the Youngstown State University football team’s annual spring game Saturday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium. The White team won, 24-14.

The Red team’s Jamaine Cook (35) looks for an opening ...

The Red team’s Jamaine Cook (35) looks for an opening through the White team’s defense during the Youngstown State University football team’s annual spring game Saturday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium. The White team won, 24-14.


Dennis Copley of Mogadore stands by his 1972 Harley Davidson XR 100 Special, which he loaned the National Packard Musem for its 11th annual antique motorcycle exhibit, "Motorcycles on Main Street."

Dennis Copley of Mogadore stands by his 1972 Harley Davidson ...

Dennis Copley of Mogadore stands by his 1972 Harley Davidson XR 100 Special, which he loaned the National Packard Musem for its 11th annual antique motorcycle exhibit, "Motorcycles on Main Street."


Shedrick Hobbs

Shedrick Hobbs

Shedrick Hobbs


In this photo taken Monday, April 4, 2011, new vehicles damaged by the March 11 tsunami are placed in a Toyota Motor Corp. parking lot at Sendai port, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan. The imperative to resume normal output is pressing for small parts suppliers throughout northeast Japan, which must keep customers happy or face the prospect of losing major business to competitors at home and abroad.

In this photo taken Monday, April 4, 2011, new vehicles ...

In this photo taken Monday, April 4, 2011, new vehicles damaged by the March 11 tsunami are placed in a Toyota Motor Corp. parking lot at Sendai port, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan. The imperative to ...


Chris Eldridge uses a plunger as a mute while playing with the Dixie Dandies. Leader Joe Commarata is at left.

Chris Eldridge uses a plunger as a mute while playing ...

Chris Eldridge uses a plunger as a mute while playing with the Dixie Dandies. Leader Joe Commarata is at left.


Anna Kan, a second-grader at Akiva Academy in Youngstown, prepares matzah dough. Susan Schonberger, Judaica coordinator, said the key is not to let the dough leaven or raise. Matzah, unleavened bread, is a reminder of how the ancient Israelites left Eygpt in haste and had no time to let their bread raise. Passover, which begins at sundown tonight, celebrates freedom.

Anna Kan, a second-grader at Akiva Academy in Youngstown, prepares ...

Anna Kan, a second-grader at Akiva Academy in Youngstown, prepares matzah dough. Susan Schonberger, Judaica coordinator, said the key is not to let the dough leaven or raise. Matzah, unleavened bread, is a reminder of ...


Bill Carson plays trombone with the Dixie Dandies.

Bill Carson plays trombone with the Dixie Dandies.

Bill Carson plays trombone with the Dixie Dandies.


(From left to right) Marc, Debbie and Jennifer Bjelac, Sam Rogers, Jacob, Susan and John Jaros at the Curbstone Coaches banquet Sunday evening.

(From left to right) Marc, Debbie and Jennifer Bjelac, Sam ...

(From left to right) Marc, Debbie and Jennifer Bjelac, Sam Rogers, Jacob, Susan and John Jaros at the Curbstone Coaches banquet Sunday evening.


Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera watches his bases-loaded single in the seventh inning, which drove in two runs against the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game Friday, April 15, 2011, in Cleveland.

Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera watches his bases-loaded single in the ...

Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera watches his bases-loaded single in the seventh inning, which drove in two runs against the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game Friday, April 15, 2011, in Cleveland.


Cleveland Indians' Orlando Cabrera rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Cleveland.

Cleveland Indians' Orlando Cabrera rounds the bases after hitting a ...

Cleveland Indians' Orlando Cabrera rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Cleveland.


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Youngstown Connection members cleaned and organized the activity room at the Burdman Group on Broadway Avenue. More than 100 area young people participated in Saturday’s Youth Day of Caring in Youngstown.

Youngstown Connection members cleaned and organized the activity room at ...

Youngstown Connection members cleaned and organized the activity room at the Burdman Group on Broadway Avenue. More than 100 area young people participated in Saturday’s Youth Day of Caring in Youngstown.


Officials remove a body from a home, Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Oak Harbor, Ohio. A sheriff's office says two adults and their three children were found dead inside their northern Ohio home and a preliminary investigation indicates murder-suicide.

Officials remove a body from a home, Saturday, April 16, ...

Officials remove a body from a home, Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Oak Harbor, Ohio. A sheriff's office says two adults and their three children were found dead inside their northern Ohio home and a ...


Donald P. Williams Jr.

Donald P. Williams Jr.

Donald P. Williams Jr.


This undated photo released by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office shows Dawn Atwater. Atwater and her three children were killed by her husband, Alan Atwater, Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Alan Atwater also killed himself.

This undated photo released by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office ...

This undated photo released by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office shows Dawn Atwater. Atwater and her three children were killed by her husband, Alan Atwater, Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Alan Atwater ...


Women of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 33 N. Arlington Ave. in Niles, take a break from a recent rehearsal of the drama “It Is Finished ” to make palm crosses. The crosses will be distributed at performances scheduled 7 p.m. today, Palm Sunday, and Maundy Thursday.

Women of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 33 N. ...

Women of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 33 N. Arlington Ave. in Niles, take a break from a recent rehearsal of the drama “It Is Finished ” to make palm crosses. The crosses will ...


Ann Harris, a Youngstown State University professor, has an office and two storage rooms with stacks of files and drawers full of information about abandoned mines in Ohio and Pennsylvania. She’s working weekly with a university archivist who will make sure the information is properly catalogued and kept.

Ann Harris, a Youngstown State University professor, has an office ...

Ann Harris, a Youngstown State University professor, has an office and two storage rooms with stacks of files and drawers full of information about abandoned mines in Ohio and Pennsylvania. She’s working weekly with a ...


This undated photo provided by Joan Atwater shows 1-year-old Brady Atwater. Authorities say Alan Atwater killed Brady and two of his other children, along with his wife and himself inside a farmhouse Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Oak Harbor, Ohio.

This undated photo provided by Joan Atwater shows 1-year-old Brady ...

This undated photo provided by Joan Atwater shows 1-year-old Brady Atwater. Authorities say Alan Atwater killed Brady and two of his other children, along with his wife and himself inside a farmhouse Saturday, April 16, ...


YSU professor Ann Harris said she collects mine-inspection reports from estate sales and auctions. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources also solicits copies of old maps with the location of abandoned mines to add to its archives.

YSU professor Ann Harris said she collects mine-inspection reports from ...

YSU professor Ann Harris said she collects mine-inspection reports from estate sales and auctions. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources also solicits copies of old maps with the location of abandoned mines to add to ...


This undated photo provided by Joan Atwater shows 2-year-old Isaac Atwater. Authorities say Alan Atwater killed Isaac and two of his other children, along with his wife and himself inside a farmhouse Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Oak Harbor, Ohio.

This undated photo provided by Joan Atwater shows 2-year-old Isaac ...

This undated photo provided by Joan Atwater shows 2-year-old Isaac Atwater. Authorities say Alan Atwater killed Isaac and two of his other children, along with his wife and himself inside a farmhouse Saturday, April 16, ...


Libyan Army Maj. Gen. Saleh Abdullah Ibrahim gestures during a press conference in Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, April 16, 2011. In the background is a map of Libyan Eastern coastal areas  involved in the fighting.

Libyan Army Maj. Gen. Saleh Abdullah Ibrahim gestures during a ...

Libyan Army Maj. Gen. Saleh Abdullah Ibrahim gestures during a press conference in Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, April 16, 2011. In the background is a map of Libyan Eastern coastal areas involved in the fighting.


This undated photo released by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office shows Alan Atwater. Authorities say Alan Atwater killed three of his children, along with his wife and himself inside a farmhouse Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Oak Harbor, Ohio.

This undated photo released by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office ...

This undated photo released by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office shows Alan Atwater. Authorities say Alan Atwater killed three of his children, along with his wife and himself inside a farmhouse Saturday, April 16, 2011, ...


A sign for the Lucky Friday Mine is posted outside the mine in Mullan, Idaho, Saturday, April 16, 2011. An official with the Hecla Mining Company says a rescue operation is under way Saturday at the mine in northern Idaho. One miner reportedly is missing.

A sign for the Lucky Friday Mine is posted outside ...

A sign for the Lucky Friday Mine is posted outside the mine in Mullan, Idaho, Saturday, April 16, 2011. An official with the Hecla Mining Company says a rescue operation is under way Saturday at ...


This undated photo provided by Joan Atwater shows 4-year-old Ashley Atwater. Authorities say Alan Atwater killed Ashley and two of his other children, along with his wife and himself inside a farmhouse Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Oak Harbor, Ohio.

This undated photo provided by Joan Atwater shows 4-year-old Ashley ...

This undated photo provided by Joan Atwater shows 4-year-old Ashley Atwater. Authorities say Alan Atwater killed Ashley and two of his other children, along with his wife and himself inside a farmhouse Saturday, April 16, ...


T.J. Dees tries to salvage belongings from the rubble of the Box family's mobile home Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Deer Park, Ala. Three people in the Box family died during Friday night’s severe storms when a tornado lifted a double-wide mobile home several feet into the air and slammed it into an oak tree 100 yards away.

T.J. Dees tries to salvage belongings from the rubble of ...

T.J. Dees tries to salvage belongings from the rubble of the Box family's mobile home Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Deer Park, Ala. Three people in the Box family died during Friday night’s severe storms ...


Marlon B. Everson

Marlon B. Everson

Marlon B. Everson


Youngstown Connection members, from left, Alexis Shellow of Youngstown, Arielle Green of Austintown and Leon Smith of Liberty clean the windows of the Burdman Group as part of United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s 10th annual Youth Day of Caring on Saturday.

Youngstown Connection members, from left, Alexis Shellow of Youngstown, Arielle ...

Youngstown Connection members, from left, Alexis Shellow of Youngstown, Arielle Green of Austintown and Leon Smith of Liberty clean the windows of the Burdman Group as part of United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning ...


Ottawa County Sheriff Bob Bratton pauses while speaking to the media, Saturday April 16, 2011, in Port Clinton, Ohio. Authorities say Alan Atwater killed his three children, wife and himself inside an Ohio farmhouse.

Ottawa County Sheriff Bob Bratton pauses while speaking to the ...

Ottawa County Sheriff Bob Bratton pauses while speaking to the media, Saturday April 16, 2011, in Port Clinton, Ohio. Authorities say Alan Atwater killed his three children, wife and himself inside an Ohio farmhouse.


Sean Barron, center, shares his experiences of growing up with autism with Derrick Lind of Struthers, left, and Derrick’s mother, Chrissy.

Sean Barron, center, shares his experiences of growing up with ...

Sean Barron, center, shares his experiences of growing up with autism with Derrick Lind of Struthers, left, and Derrick’s mother, Chrissy.


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office and storage room with tons of files about abandoned mines in the Ohio and Pennsylvania. SheÕs working weekly with a university archivist who will make sure the files are kept and cataloged properly in the future. This is for a story about sinkholes caused by subsidence and abandoned mines. Spring is the most common time for mines to cave and cause problems. ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office and storage room with tons of files about abandoned mines in the Ohio and Pennsylvania. SheÕs working weekly with a university archivist who will make ...


Cuba's President Raul Castro waves his hat during the military parade commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs failed invasion in Havana, Cuba, Saturday April 16, 2011. Cuba kicked off a crucial Communist Party congress Saturday with the parade to mark 50 years since the defeat of CIA-backed exiles at the Bay of Pigs.(AP Photo/Ismael Francisco, Prensa Latina)

Cuba's President Raul Castro waves his hat during the military ...

Cuba's President Raul Castro waves his hat during the military parade commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs failed invasion in Havana, Cuba, Saturday April 16, 2011. Cuba kicked off a crucial Communist ...


William D Lewis the vindicator Derrick Lind, 15, gets a kiss from his mother Chrissy Lind. They are from Struthers.

William D Lewis the vindicator Derrick Lind, 15, gets a ...

William D Lewis the vindicator Derrick Lind, 15, gets a kiss from his mother Chrissy Lind. They are from Struthers.


Savanna Cross, 12, of Niles shows a palm cross she made. She is a cast member of “It Is Finished,” a story of the last days of Jesus. Palm crosses will be distributed to members of the audience who attend the drama at First Christian Church in Niles.

Savanna Cross, 12, of Niles shows a palm cross she ...

Savanna Cross, 12, of Niles shows a palm cross she made. She is a cast member of “It Is Finished,” a story of the last days of Jesus. Palm crosses will be distributed to members ...


The White team’s Allen Jones (28), pursued by the Red’s Gannon Hulea (16), breaks away on a long run. Jones, a third-string running back, rushed 11 times for a game-high 159 yards, including a 94-yard TD early in the third quarter that showcased his breakaway speed.

The White team’s Allen Jones (28), pursued by the Red’s ...

The White team’s Allen Jones (28), pursued by the Red’s Gannon Hulea (16), breaks away on a long run. Jones, a third-string running back, rushed 11 times for a game-high 159 yards, including a 94-yard ...


Kurt Hess (12), starting quarterback for the Red team, sprints down the field past White defenders Ali Cheaib (51),  Thomas Sprague (34) and Obinna Ekweremuba (90) during the Youngstown State football team’s annual spring game Saturday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium. Hess completed 11 of 19 passes for 139 yards and one touchdown, but the Red team was defeated by the White, 24-14.

Kurt Hess (12), starting quarterback for the Red team, sprints ...

Kurt Hess (12), starting quarterback for the Red team, sprints down the field past White defenders Ali Cheaib (51), Thomas Sprague (34) and Obinna Ekweremuba (90) during the Youngstown State football team’s annual spring game ...


Chloe Reidmann of Niles participates in the easter egg hunt at Park Vista located on Fifth Avenue in Youngstown.  The event was part of the United Way Day of Caring.

Chloe Reidmann of Niles participates in the easter egg hunt ...

Chloe Reidmann of Niles participates in the easter egg hunt at Park Vista located on Fifth Avenue in Youngstown. The event was part of the United Way Day of Caring.


Boxing trainer Jack Loew wraps the hand of Youngstown’s Kelly Pavlik before a recent sparring match with 
Romero Johnson at the Southside Boxing Club. In the recent weeks, Pavlik (36-2, 32 KOs) has been getting 
ready for his comeback bout against Alfonso Lopez (21-0, 16 KOs), a 10-round, 171-pound undercard bout 
schedule for May 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Boxing trainer Jack Loew wraps the hand of Youngstown’s Kelly ...

Boxing trainer Jack Loew wraps the hand of Youngstown’s Kelly Pavlik before a recent sparring match with Romero Johnson at the Southside Boxing Club. In the recent weeks, Pavlik (36-2, 32 KOs) has been getting ...


Eight local high school students were among the 90 others who participated in a recent 10-day Sojourn to the Past. Pictured are, from left, Shameka Walker of Youngstown Early College; Penny Wells of Sojourn, who prepared the students for the trip; Da’Nazha Fludd, YEC; Sean Barron, who accompanied the group; Shaniece Howell, YEC; Shatasia Walker, Chaney High School; Minnijean Brown Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine; and Brittany Harris, Nigel Baldwin and Cordell Jackon, East High School. Missing the from picture is Gregory Jones of YEC.

Eight local high school students were among the 90 others ...

Eight local high school students were among the 90 others who participated in a recent 10-day Sojourn to the Past. Pictured are, from left, Shameka Walker of Youngstown Early College; Penny Wells of Sojourn, who ...


Standing beside the statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Dr. Martin Luther King Center in Atlanta, Jeff Steinberg addresses a group of students who took part in a recent Sojourn to the Past. Steinberg is executive director of Sojourn, a social justice and civil-rights education project that takes students to the Deep South to learn about the modern civil-rights movement of the 1950s and ’60s.

Standing beside the statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Dr. ...

Standing beside the statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Dr. Martin Luther King Center in Atlanta, Jeff Steinberg addresses a group of students who took part in a recent Sojourn to the Past. Steinberg is ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office and storage room with tons of files about abandoned mines in the Ohio and Pennsylvania. SheÕs working weekly with a university archivist who will make sure the files are kept and cataloged properly in the future. This is for a story about sinkholes caused by subsidence and abandoned mines. Spring is the most common time for mines to cave and cause problems. ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office and storage room with tons of files about abandoned mines in the Ohio and Pennsylvania. SheÕs working weekly with a university archivist who will make ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office and storage room with tons of files about abandoned mines in the Ohio and Pennsylvania. SheÕs working weekly with a university archivist who will make sure the files are kept and cataloged properly in the future. This is for a story about sinkholes caused by subsidence and abandoned mines. Spring is the most common time for mines to cave and cause problems. ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office and storage room with tons of files about abandoned mines in the Ohio and Pennsylvania. SheÕs working weekly with a university archivist who will make ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office and storage room with tons of files about abandoned mines in the Ohio and Pennsylvania. SheÕs working weekly with a university archivist who will make sure the files are kept and cataloged properly in the future. This is for a story about sinkholes caused by subsidence and abandoned mines. Spring is the most common time for mines to cave and cause problems. ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office and storage room with tons of files about abandoned mines in the Ohio and Pennsylvania. SheÕs working weekly with a university archivist who will make ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office and storage room with tons of files about abandoned mines in the Ohio and Pennsylvania. SheÕs working weekly with a university archivist who will make sure the files are kept and cataloged properly in the future. This is for a story about sinkholes caused by subsidence and abandoned mines. Spring is the most common time for mines to cave and cause problems. ..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR...Ann Harris has an office and storage room with tons of files about abandoned mines in the Ohio and Pennsylvania. SheÕs working weekly with a university archivist who will make ...


Ann Harris, a Youngstown State University professor, has an office and two storage rooms with stacks of files and drawers full of information about abandoned mines in Ohio and Pennsylvania. She’s working weekly with a university archivist who will make sure the information is properly catalogued and kept.

Ann Harris, a Youngstown State University professor, has an office ...

Ann Harris, a Youngstown State University professor, has an office and two storage rooms with stacks of files and drawers full of information about abandoned mines in Ohio and Pennsylvania. She’s working weekly with a ...


Storms continue to brew as I-20 is shut down after a morning tornado downed power lines and overturned cars and trucks Friday, April 15, 2011 in Clinton, Miss. A state of emergency has been declared for 14 Mississippi counties after spring storms swept across the state, spawning suspected tornadoes that left many homes and businesses destroyed and at least three people critically injured. AP Photo/The Clarioni-Ledger, Brian Albert Broom)

Storms continue to brew as I-20 is shut down after ...

Storms continue to brew as I-20 is shut down after a morning tornado downed power lines and overturned cars and trucks Friday, April 15, 2011 in Clinton, Miss. A state of emergency has been declared ...


Travis Donaldson.

Travis Donaldson.

Travis Donaldson.


Joseph P. Belgrad

Joseph P. Belgrad

Joseph P. Belgrad


Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a major league baseball game, Friday, April 15, 2011 in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton throws against the Cincinnati ...

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a major league baseball game, Friday, April 15, 2011 in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)


Cleveland Indians' Justin Masterson pitches against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 15, 2011, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

Cleveland Indians' Justin Masterson pitches against the Baltimore Orioles in ...

Cleveland Indians' Justin Masterson pitches against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 15, 2011, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)


In this publicity image released by VH-1, from left, Renee Graziano, Karen Gravano, Drita D'avanzo and Carla Facciolo, from the new reality series, "Mob Wives," are shown in New York. The series premieres Sunday, April 17, 2011 on VH-1. (AP Photo/VH-1)

In this publicity image released by VH-1, from left, Renee ...

In this publicity image released by VH-1, from left, Renee Graziano, Karen Gravano, Drita D'avanzo and Carla Facciolo, from the new reality series, "Mob Wives," are shown in New York. The series premieres Sunday, April ...


Modeling their shirts are Soroka’s students, from left, Tiffany Colon, Brian Austalosh, Ben Gozur, Ryan Phillips, Alex Sudacon, Thomas Merva, Chris Lopez and Jakeline Placeres. Missing from the photo are Kristy Vrona and Kaitlyn Kalicatzroa.

Modeling their shirts are Soroka’s students, from left, Tiffany Colon, ...

Modeling their shirts are Soroka’s students, from left, Tiffany Colon, Brian Austalosh, Ben Gozur, Ryan Phillips, Alex Sudacon, Thomas Merva, Chris Lopez and Jakeline Placeres. Missing from the photo are Kristy Vrona and Kaitlyn Kalicatzroa.


Storyteller Jocelyn Dabney of Youngstown is enthusiastic about the African-American oral tradition. She presented a program Friday at Liberty High School for pre-kindergarten through fourth-graders from E.J. Blott Elementary School.

Storyteller Jocelyn Dabney of Youngstown is enthusiastic about the African-American ...

Storyteller Jocelyn Dabney of Youngstown is enthusiastic about the African-American oral tradition. She presented a program Friday at Liberty High School for pre-kindergarten through fourth-graders from E.J. Blott Elementary School.


Taylor Black, left, and Marisa Batrone follow instructions from storyteller Jocelyn Dabney, who used music, poetry and body movements to involve students in the stories. She said the “call and response” is part of storytelling.

Taylor Black, left, and Marisa Batrone follow instructions from storyteller ...

Taylor Black, left, and Marisa Batrone follow instructions from storyteller Jocelyn Dabney, who used music, poetry and body movements to involve students in the stories. She said the “call and response” is part of storytelling.


This weekend, Youngstown State University presents “La Perichole,” a lesser-known opera by great composer Jacques Offenbach.

This weekend, Youngstown State University presents “La Perichole,” a lesser-known ...

This weekend, Youngstown State University presents “La Perichole,” a lesser-known opera by great composer Jacques Offenbach.


Anna Kan prepares matza dough.

Anna Kan prepares matza dough.

Anna Kan prepares matza dough.


William d Lewis The Vindicator  A hair brush( brand new that never brushed hair) is used to make holes in matza dough at Akiva Academy.

William d Lewis The Vindicator A hair brush( brand new ...

William d Lewis The Vindicator A hair brush( brand new that never brushed hair) is used to make holes in matza dough at Akiva Academy.


Ann Harris has an office and two storage rooms with stacks of files and drawers full of information about abandoned mines in Ohio and Pennsylvania. She’s working weekly with a university archivist who will make sure the information is properly catalogued and kept in the future.

Ann Harris has an office and two storage rooms with ...

Ann Harris has an office and two storage rooms with stacks of files and drawers full of information about abandoned mines in Ohio and Pennsylvania. She’s working weekly with a university archivist who will make ...


Lee “Shiloh” Pickering, 61, left, and his wife, Ruthie, 33, of Portland, Ore., travel through Youngstown. They stopped here Friday to visit a relative. They hope to be in Connecticut on May 1. They started their bicycle trip in their hometown Oct. 27, 2010.

Lee “Shiloh” Pickering, 61, left, and his wife, Ruthie, 33, ...

Lee “Shiloh” Pickering, 61, left, and his wife, Ruthie, 33, of Portland, Ore., travel through Youngstown. They stopped here Friday to visit a relative. They hope to be in Connecticut on May 1. They started ...


Women of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) take a break from a recent rehearsal of the drama, “It Is Finished,” to make palm crosses. The crosses will be distributed at performances scheduled today, Palm Sunday, and Maundy Thursday. A musical interlude will be 6:45 p.m. and the presentation at 7 both days at the church, 33 N. Arlington Ave., Niles.

Women of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) take a ...

Women of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) take a break from a recent rehearsal of the drama, “It Is Finished,” to make palm crosses. The crosses will be distributed at performances scheduled today, Palm ...


Sara Flement

Sara Flement

Sara Flement


** COMMERCIAL IMAGE ** In this photograph taken by AP Images for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Pamela Schneider and her daughter Madeline, 7, of Madison, Conn., enjoy a scene from "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" at the Macy's Flower Show at Herald Square in New York, Sunday, March 27, 2011. To celebrate the Friday, April 8 Blu-ray and DVD release of "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader," Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment teamed with Macy's to envision in flowers the 'sea of lilies' scene where courageous voyagers travel to reunite with the Great Lion Aslan. The exhibit is on display in the Kids Department, Floor 7, through April 9. (Diane Bondareff/AP Images for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment)

** COMMERCIAL IMAGE ** In this photograph taken by AP ...

** COMMERCIAL IMAGE ** In this photograph taken by AP Images for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Pamela Schneider and her daughter Madeline, 7, of Madison, Conn., enjoy a scene from "The Chronicles of Narnia: ...


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RAMI DAUD | THE VINDICATOR .Fitch's Scott Pierce pitches while Candield's Derek Turocy prepares to steal second base. .

RAMI DAUD | THE VINDICATOR .Fitch's Scott Pierce pitches while ...

RAMI DAUD | THE VINDICATOR .Fitch's Scott Pierce pitches while Candield's Derek Turocy prepares to steal second base. .


Lee “Shiloh” Pickering, 61, left, and his wife, Ruthie, 33, of Portland, Ore., travel through Youngstown. They stopped here Friday to visit a relative. They hope to be in Connecticut on May 1. They started their bicycle trip in their hometown Oct. 27, 2010.

Lee “Shiloh” Pickering, 61, left, and his wife, Ruthie, 33, ...

Lee “Shiloh” Pickering, 61, left, and his wife, Ruthie, 33, of Portland, Ore., travel through Youngstown. They stopped here Friday to visit a relative. They hope to be in Connecticut on May 1. They started ...


Thomas Merva, a pre-calculus student of the late Michael “Mickey” Soroka, shows one of 300 shirts Soroka’s students designed as a tribute to the Campbell teacher. They are selling the shirts for $7 each and have raised about $400 so far. They will use the money for a memorial.

Thomas Merva, a pre-calculus student of the late Michael “Mickey” ...

Thomas Merva, a pre-calculus student of the late Michael “Mickey” Soroka, shows one of 300 shirts Soroka’s students designed as a tribute to the Campbell teacher. They are selling the shirts for $7 each and ...


 Jamaine Cook

Jamaine Cook

Jamaine Cook


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Rickie Pinkins and Sonya Barclay

Rickie Pinkins and Sonya Barclay

Rickie Pinkins and Sonya Barclay


From left, Rae Jeanne Mollica, Marge Goldner and Joyce Pogany display a bit of what’s in store at the spring high tea planned for May 1 at Strock Stone House, an Austintown national historic landmark. Reservations are required before April 22. This is the 19th high tea the Austintown Historical Society has sponsored, and all proceeds go to the society.

From left, Rae Jeanne Mollica, Marge Goldner and Joyce Pogany ...

From left, Rae Jeanne Mollica, Marge Goldner and Joyce Pogany display a bit of what’s in store at the spring high tea planned for May 1 at Strock Stone House, an Austintown national historic landmark. ...


Some of the “angels” of Angels For Animals are all smiles as they prepare for the organization’s annual garage sale on April 29, April 30 and May 1 at the Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield, From left are Diane Less, co-founder; Lisa Kishok, volunteer manager; Mary Ann Karas, office manager; Kate McDermott, general manager.

Some of the “angels” of Angels For Animals are all ...

Some of the “angels” of Angels For Animals are all smiles as they prepare for the organization’s annual garage sale on April 29, April 30 and May 1 at the Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Road, ...


Mr. and Mrs. Don Kalenits

Mr. and Mrs. Don Kalenits

Mr. and Mrs. Don Kalenits


Plans for a memorial scholarship luncheon on Saturday have been completed by members of the Youngstown-Warren Realtist Association, seated, from left, Truman Greene. president; Antoinette Smith and Calvin Williamson; and standing, Donna James; Shirley Poindexter; Linda Booker, program chairwoman; and Gwen Bush.

Plans for a memorial scholarship luncheon on Saturday have been ...

Plans for a memorial scholarship luncheon on Saturday have been completed by members of the Youngstown-Warren Realtist Association, seated, from left, Truman Greene. president; Antoinette Smith and Calvin Williamson; and standing, Donna James; Shirley Poindexter; ...


Skye Rodgers and Chris Deming

Skye Rodgers and Chris Deming

Skye Rodgers and Chris Deming


Mr. and Mrs. William P. Garrett

Mr. and Mrs. William P. Garrett

Mr. and Mrs. William P. Garrett


Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brickley

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brickley

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brickley


Potesta

Potesta

Potesta


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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2008 file photo, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Operating Officer Hank Krakowski poses in the cockpit of an FAA jet in a hangar at Washington's Reagan National Airport. Krakowski, the official who oversees the nation's air traffic system resigned Thursday and the FAA began a "top to bottom" review of the entire system following disclosures of four instances of air traffic controllers sleeping on the job.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2008 file photo, Federal ...

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2008 file photo, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Operating Officer Hank Krakowski poses in the cockpit of an FAA jet in a hangar at Washington's Reagan National Airport. Krakowski, ...


Joshua Hansen

Joshua Hansen

Joshua Hansen


Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Antawn Jamison (4) sits in front of the scorer's tables waiting to be subbed in during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas,  Monday, Feb. 7, 2011.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Antawn Jamison (4) sits in front ...

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Antawn Jamison (4) sits in front of the scorer's tables waiting to be subbed in during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Monday, ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..NEWTON FALLS Ñ  Falls twistee treats - Broad Street in Newton Falls - General Manager Danielle Zimonra..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..NEWTON FALLS Ñ Falls twistee ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..NEWTON FALLS Ñ Falls twistee treats - Broad Street in Newton Falls - General Manager Danielle Zimonra..-30-


Howland baserunner Tori McCormick (16) flips the ball to Poland’s second baseman Erin Gabriel (22) during their All-American Conference Red Tier showdown Thursday afternoon at Lewis Field in Howland Township Park. Tied until the fifth inning, the Bulldogs began a rally when Gabriel hit the first of her two home runs to put Poland ahead 4-3.The Bulldogs, who added five more runs inthe sixth on another homer by Gabriel and an RBI single by Adriana Sikora, would go on to defeat the Tigers, 10-4.

Howland baserunner Tori McCormick (16) flips the ball to Poland’s ...

Howland baserunner Tori McCormick (16) flips the ball to Poland’s second baseman Erin Gabriel (22) during their All-American Conference Red Tier showdown Thursday afternoon at Lewis Field in Howland Township Park. Tied until the fifth ...


Oscar Aslam, 14, of Austintown snaps a photo of himself with TV talk-show host and former Cincinnati Mayor Jerry Springer during the Mahoning County Dem-ocratic Party Hall of Fame dinner at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman on Thursday. Springer was the guest speaker.

Oscar Aslam, 14, of Austintown snaps a photo of himself ...

Oscar Aslam, 14, of Austintown snaps a photo of himself with TV talk-show host and former Cincinnati Mayor Jerry Springer during the Mahoning County Dem-ocratic Party Hall of Fame dinner at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman ...


Students and chaperons at Canfield Village Middle School recently returned from the district’s annual trip to Washington, D.C. Visiting the nation’s capital this year were, from left, eighth-graders Nick Annichenni, Carson Kesner and Emma Kilbreath. Teachers Dianna Liggitt and Ken Reel are regular attendees on the trip.

Students and chaperons at Canfield Village Middle School recently returned ...

Students and chaperons at Canfield Village Middle School recently returned from the district’s annual trip to Washington, D.C. Visiting the nation’s capital this year were, from left, eighth-graders Nick Annichenni, Carson Kesner and Emma Kilbreath. ...


Ron Williams of SMCI Construction checks and marks the upper deck of the M2 Lincoln Avenue parking deck at Youngstown State University. The places being marked will be dug up and replaced. The deck will close Monday through Aug. 29 for repairs.

Ron Williams of SMCI Construction checks and marks the upper ...

Ron Williams of SMCI Construction checks and marks the upper deck of the M2 Lincoln Avenue parking deck at Youngstown State University. The places being marked will be dug up and replaced. The deck will ...


Youngstown State defensive tackle D.J. Moss (98) blocks during a recent spring practice at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.

Youngstown State defensive tackle D.J. Moss (98) blocks during a ...

Youngstown State defensive tackle D.J. Moss (98) blocks during a recent spring practice at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.


An American bulldog that was shot in Brookfield Township sometime over the weekend undergoes surgery at a local veterinarian’s. The dog suffered gunshot pellet wounds to its face, but was recovering fine after Wednesday’s surgery. Police and a county humane agent are investigating.

An American bulldog that was shot in Brookfield Township sometime ...

An American bulldog that was shot in Brookfield Township sometime over the weekend undergoes surgery at a local veterinarian’s. The dog suffered gunshot pellet wounds to its face, but was recovering fine after Wednesday’s surgery. ...


The way to go: The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, 545 Brunstetter Rd. SW, Warren, has chosen “Simply Elegant” as theme for its 27th annual fashion show to be presented at 1 p.m. May 1 at Tiffany’s Banquet Center, 601 Bedford Road, Brookfield. In keeping with the theme, John Summer of Hubbard sports the formal attire he will wear when he walks down the runway at the event with Lanka, a dog belonging to Edna Hanley of Hubbard. Tickets are $35 each. Reservations are not required but are suggested and can be made by calling Jan Solomon at the welfare league, 330-394-3512.

The way to go: The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull ...

The way to go: The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, 545 Brunstetter Rd. SW, Warren, has chosen “Simply Elegant” as theme for its 27th annual fashion show to be presented at 1 p.m. May ...


Los Angeles Angels' Vernon Wells (10) scores on a sacrifice by teammate Jeff Mathis to win a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in the 12th inning in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, April 13, 2011. The Angels won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Los Angeles Angels' Vernon Wells (10) scores on a sacrifice ...

Los Angeles Angels' Vernon Wells (10) scores on a sacrifice by teammate Jeff Mathis to win a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in the 12th inning in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, April 13, 2011. The ...


Barry Bonds, left, and his attorney Allen Ruby face the media outside a federal court building Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in San Francisco. The former baseball player was convicted of one count of obstruction of justice. The jury failed to reach a verdict on the three counts at the heart of allegations that he knowingly used steroids and human growth hormone and lied to a grand jury about it. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

Barry Bonds, left, and his attorney Allen Ruby face the ...

Barry Bonds, left, and his attorney Allen Ruby face the media outside a federal court building Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in San Francisco. The former baseball player was convicted of one count of obstruction of ...


Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt throws to first after forcing out Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez (24) on the front half of a double play Ryan Doumit hit into in the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Pittsburgh. The Brewers won 6-0. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt throws to first after forcing ...

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt throws to first after forcing out Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez (24) on the front half of a double play Ryan Doumit hit into in the seventh inning of a baseball ...


Neil Altman

Neil Altman

Neil Altman


 In this Feb. 20, 2007 file photo, Carolann Manfredi, of Princeton, N.J., searches through luggage for a bag she says has been missing for five days, at the Philadelphia International Airport. The Department of Transportation is proposing a new rule, in 2011, requiring automatic refunds for delayed luggage. The major airlines, which are collecting more than $3.3 billion in bag fees a year, are opposed. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)

In this Feb. 20, 2007 file photo, Carolann Manfredi, of ...

In this Feb. 20, 2007 file photo, Carolann Manfredi, of Princeton, N.J., searches through luggage for a bag she says has been missing for five days, at the Philadelphia International Airport. The Department of Transportation ...


Kristen Cullen, of West Bloomfield, uses her laptop and smart phone to keep in communication with her husband Niall's doctors at the Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit, Michigan, March 15, 2011. Cullen has been her husband's caregiver since he was diagnosed with colon cancer three years ago. (Andre J. Jackson/Detroit Free Press/MCT)

Kristen Cullen, of West Bloomfield, uses her laptop and smart ...

Kristen Cullen, of West Bloomfield, uses her laptop and smart phone to keep in communication with her husband Niall's doctors at the Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit, Michigan, March 15, 2011. Cullen has been her ...


Dave Goettsch and Makeda Mosley, who both work for VXI Global Solutions, try not to get muddy as they walk to work from a free parking lot at the Covelli Centre in downtown Youngstown.

Dave Goettsch and Makeda Mosley, who both work for VXI ...

Dave Goettsch and Makeda Mosley, who both work for VXI Global Solutions, try not to get muddy as they walk to work from a free parking lot at the Covelli Centre in downtown Youngstown.


Tony Toni Tone

Tony Toni Tone

Tony Toni Tone


Youngstown Police Detective Sgt. David Lomax was keynote speaker for Help Hotline Crisis Center’s Victims’ Assistance Programs annual luncheon to honor victims of crime. Lomax is a member of YPD’s Family Services Investigative Unit.

Youngstown Police Detective Sgt. David Lomax was keynote speaker for ...

Youngstown Police Detective Sgt. David Lomax was keynote speaker for Help Hotline Crisis Center’s Victims’ Assistance Programs annual luncheon to honor victims of crime. Lomax is a member of YPD’s Family Services Investigative Unit.


Students at Poland Seminary High School are earning credit toward their college degrees. The chemistry program is taught by William Snyder. College in High School is a Youngstown State University program that allows high school students to earn college credit at the same time they complete courses in high school.

Students at Poland Seminary High School are earning credit toward ...

Students at Poland Seminary High School are earning credit toward their college degrees. The chemistry program is taught by William Snyder. College in High School is a Youngstown State University program that allows high school ...


Students Vince DeChellis and Becca Mowad work together in their 11th grade chemistry class at Poland Seminary High School. The two are earning credit toward their college degrees in a program called College in High School.

Students Vince DeChellis and Becca Mowad work together in their ...

Students Vince DeChellis and Becca Mowad work together in their 11th grade chemistry class at Poland Seminary High School. The two are earning credit toward their college degrees in a program called College in High ...


Dave Goettsch said he doesn’t mind the walk to his office at 20 Federal Place on West Federal Street, and he is glad he’s making money at the call-center company.

Dave Goettsch said he doesn’t mind the walk to his ...

Dave Goettsch said he doesn’t mind the walk to his office at 20 Federal Place on West Federal Street, and he is glad he’s making money at the call-center company.


Cleveland Cavaliers' Daniel Gibson, right, drives on Washington Wizards' Jordan Crawford (15) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

Cleveland Cavaliers' Daniel Gibson, right, drives on Washington Wizards' Jordan ...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Daniel Gibson, right, drives on Washington Wizards' Jordan Crawford (15) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)


Youngstown State's Vicky Rumph runs to home as her teammates wait and congratulate her during the first game of a doubleheader against the Detroit Titans at McCune Park in Canfield.

Youngstown State's Vicky Rumph runs to home as her teammates ...

Youngstown State's Vicky Rumph runs to home as her teammates wait and congratulate her during the first game of a doubleheader against the Detroit Titans at McCune Park in Canfield.


Dale Peterman

Dale Peterman

Dale Peterman


Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) blocks a shot by Tampa Bay Lightning's Teddy Purcell (16) in the first period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar)

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) blocks a shot by ...

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) blocks a shot by Tampa Bay Lightning's Teddy Purcell (16) in the first period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 13, ...


Standing outside The Lake House, from left, are Lora Herbert with Dancer, Sally Geary with Marble and Darby, and HSCC Shelter Manager Heather Jurina with Mel.

Standing outside The Lake House, from left, are Lora Herbert ...

Standing outside The Lake House, from left, are Lora Herbert with Dancer, Sally Geary with Marble and Darby, and HSCC Shelter Manager Heather Jurina with Mel.


In this Tuesday Aug. 3, 2010 file picture, accused Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk arrives in a courtroom in Munich. The FBI believed the Soviets "quite likely fabricated" evidence central to the prosecution of Demjanjuk, according to newly declassified documents from the 1980s _ a revelation that could help the defense as closing arguments resume Wednesday, April 13, 2011 in the retired Ohio auto worker's Nazi war crimes trial in Germany. The FBI field office report, obtained by The Associated Press, casts doubt on the authenticity of this Nazi ID card that is the key piece of evidence in allegations that Demjanjuk served as a guard at the Sobibor death camp in occupied Poland.

In this Tuesday Aug. 3, 2010 file picture, accused Nazi ...

In this Tuesday Aug. 3, 2010 file picture, accused Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk arrives in a courtroom in Munich. The FBI believed the Soviets "quite likely fabricated" evidence central to the prosecution of ...


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Dina Reeves measures the right amount of nut mix for the kolachi.  The sweet bread rolls made by a church women’s group in Boardman come in four varieties of fillings.

Dina Reeves measures the right amount of nut mix for ...

Dina Reeves measures the right amount of nut mix for the kolachi. The sweet bread rolls made by a church women’s group in Boardman come in four varieties of fillings.


Belinda Jauregui helps to butter more than 300 rolls of kolachi that members of the Christian Women’s Connection at Simon Road Church of God in Boardman made Tuesday morning. The kolachi are sold to benefit the church, the women’s group and other organizations. There will be another sale from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the church, 4750 Simon Road.

Belinda Jauregui helps to butter more than 300 rolls of ...

Belinda Jauregui helps to butter more than 300 rolls of kolachi that members of the Christian Women’s Connection at Simon Road Church of God in Boardman made Tuesday morning. The kolachi are sold to benefit ...


FOOTBALL - (12) Kurt Hess directs the offense Saturday morning at YSU. - Special to The Vindicator/Nick Mays

FOOTBALL - (12) Kurt Hess directs the offense Saturday morning ...

FOOTBALL - (12) Kurt Hess directs the offense Saturday morning at YSU. - Special to The Vindicator/Nick Mays


Warren native George Brown, 26, works for Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Cincinnati. His father, John Brown, a Democrat, is a Warren councilman.

Warren native George Brown, 26, works for Republican U.S. Sen. ...

Warren native George Brown, 26, works for Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Cincinnati. His father, John Brown, a Democrat, is a Warren councilman.


Frank J. Karcher III

Frank J. Karcher III

Frank J. Karcher III


Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel, right, walks away as assistant head coach Luke Fickell, left, looks over a list of plays during the first day of spring NCAA college football practice Thursday, March 31, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel, right, walks away as ...

Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel, right, walks away as assistant head coach Luke Fickell, left, looks over a list of plays during the first day of spring NCAA college football practice Thursday, March 31, ...


YSU's Spenser Sulzener

YSU's Spenser Sulzener

YSU's Spenser Sulzener


Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone, right, flies through the air after getting tripped by Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Mike Rupp (17) in front of Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 31, 2011 in Tampa, Fla. Rupp drew a two-minute penalty for tripping. The Lightning won 2-1.

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone, right, flies through ...

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone, right, flies through the air after getting tripped by Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Mike Rupp (17) in front of Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during the third period ...


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Gertrude P. Gastaldo

Gertrude P. Gastaldo

Gertrude P. Gastaldo


In this Nov. 4, 2009 file photo, a Cisco Systems' Flip Video camera is displayed at Best Buy in Mountain View, Calif. Cisco Systems Inc. is exiting parts of its consumer businesses, with plans to shut its Flip video camera business Tuesday, April 12, 2011.

In this Nov. 4, 2009 file photo, a Cisco Systems' ...

In this Nov. 4, 2009 file photo, a Cisco Systems' Flip Video camera is displayed at Best Buy in Mountain View, Calif. Cisco Systems Inc. is exiting parts of its consumer businesses, with plans to ...


More than 175 attended the Garden Club of Ohio’s convention Tuesday in Boardman. Sheila Bowman stands next to the overall winner, submitted by the Center of Industry and Labor.

More than 175 attended the Garden Club of Ohio’s convention ...

More than 175 attended the Garden Club of Ohio’s convention Tuesday in Boardman. Sheila Bowman stands next to the overall winner, submitted by the Center of Industry and Labor.


Youngstown State senior golfer and nursing major Spenser Sulzener hits his ball out of a sand trap.

Youngstown State senior golfer and nursing major Spenser Sulzener hits ...

Youngstown State senior golfer and nursing major Spenser Sulzener hits his ball out of a sand trap.


Youngstown State pitcher Padraic Williams makes the throw to first during Tuesday’s game at Kent State.

Youngstown State pitcher Padraic Williams makes the throw to first ...

Youngstown State pitcher Padraic Williams makes the throw to first during Tuesday’s game at Kent State.


Youngstown State University student Jackie Rager of Struthers talks with Afl ac recruiter Matthew White at Tuesday’s job expo at Kilcawley Center on campus. Rager was one of more than 200 students who attended the event, and many students said they felt good about their chances at landing employment.

Youngstown State University student Jackie Rager of Struthers talks with ...

Youngstown State University student Jackie Rager of Struthers talks with Afl ac recruiter Matthew White at Tuesday’s job expo at Kilcawley Center on campus. Rager was one of more than 200 students who attended the ...


Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis stick handles during hockey practice for their first-round NHL playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in Tampa, Fla.  Game One of the best-of-seven series begins Wednesday night in Pittsburgh.

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis stick handles ...

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis stick handles during hockey practice for their first-round NHL playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in Tampa, Fla. Game One of the best-of-seven ...


YSU freshman QB Patrick Angle (14) will work with the second teamers in hopes of besting the starters in Saturday’s Red-White game at Stambaugh Stadium.

YSU freshman QB Patrick Angle (14) will work with the ...

YSU freshman QB Patrick Angle (14) will work with the second teamers in hopes of besting the starters in Saturday’s Red-White game at Stambaugh Stadium.


YSU's Thomas Sprague

YSU's Thomas Sprague

YSU's Thomas Sprague


The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, ...

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.


The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Tuesday 4-12-11.

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Tuesday 4-12-11.

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Tuesday 4-12-11.


Guitarist John Rzeznik, left, and bassist Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.

Guitarist John Rzeznik, left, and bassist Robby Takac of the ...

Guitarist John Rzeznik, left, and bassist Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.


The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, ...

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.


The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, ...

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.


Guitarist John Rzeznik, left, and bassist Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.

Guitarist John Rzeznik, left, and bassist Robby Takac of the ...

Guitarist John Rzeznik, left, and bassist Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.


The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, ...

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.


The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, ...

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.


The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, ...

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.


Guitarist John Rzeznik, left, and bassist Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.

Guitarist John Rzeznik, left, and bassist Robby Takac of the ...

Guitarist John Rzeznik, left, and bassist Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.


The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, ...

The Goo Goo Dolls perform at The Covelli Centre Tuesday, 4-12-11.


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Completing arrangements for Tuesday’s candidates forum are, from left, seated, representatives of the League of Women Voters of Trumbull County, Terri Crabbs, president; Janice Hardman, first vice president; and Mary Hoke, director; and standing, from left, representatives of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, Johnny Hugley, vice president; Kim Jones; and Charles R. Salter.

Completing arrangements for Tuesday’s candidates forum are, from left, seated, ...

Completing arrangements for Tuesday’s candidates forum are, from left, seated, representatives of the League of Women Voters of Trumbull County, Terri Crabbs, president; Janice Hardman, first vice president; and Mary Hoke, director; and standing, from ...


Connecticut's Maya Moore, left, and Xavier's Amber Harris, right, hold up a Minnesota Lynx jersey after being picked by the team in the WNBA basketball draft in Bristol, Conn., Monday, April 11, 2011.

Connecticut's Maya Moore, left, and Xavier's Amber Harris, right, hold ...

Connecticut's Maya Moore, left, and Xavier's Amber Harris, right, hold up a Minnesota Lynx jersey after being picked by the team in the WNBA basketball draft in Bristol, Conn., Monday, April 11, 2011.


In a photo provided by Benoit Photo, Midnight Interlude and jockey Victor Espinoza, second from left, overpower Comma to the Top, with Corey Nakatani, right front, to win the $1 million Santa Anita Derby horse race Saturday, April 9, 2011, at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif.

In a photo provided by Benoit Photo, Midnight Interlude and ...

In a photo provided by Benoit Photo, Midnight Interlude and jockey Victor Espinoza, second from left, overpower Comma to the Top, with Corey Nakatani, right front, to win the $1 million Santa Anita Derby horse ...


Girard baserunner Dominic Aurilio tries to break up a double play as Campbell infi elder Joel Cruz sets to throw during Monday’s game in Girard.

Girard baserunner Dominic Aurilio tries to break up a double ...

Girard baserunner Dominic Aurilio tries to break up a double play as Campbell infi elder Joel Cruz sets to throw during Monday’s game in Girard.


YSU junior tackle D.J. Main

YSU junior tackle D.J. Main

YSU junior tackle D.J. Main


Girard baserunner A.J. Weibel takes third base as Campbell infielder Brandon Reyes fields the throw during the Indians’ 12-1 win.

Girard baserunner A.J. Weibel takes third base as Campbell infielder ...

Girard baserunner A.J. Weibel takes third base as Campbell infielder Brandon Reyes fields the throw during the Indians’ 12-1 win.


Atlanta Thrashers center Alex Burmistrov, left, of Russia, and Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Mike Rupp vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Atlanta.

Atlanta Thrashers center Alex Burmistrov, left, of Russia, and Pittsburgh ...

Atlanta Thrashers center Alex Burmistrov, left, of Russia, and Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Mike Rupp vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Atlanta.


Dave Millich, left, president of the Mahoning Valley Corvettes club, stands near his 2010 Corvette Grand Sport on display at Quaker Steak & Lube in Austintown. His 1984 Fitch High School classmate Rob Bowman, right, has a 1967 Chevy Chevelle on display at the restaurant.

Dave Millich, left, president of the Mahoning Valley Corvettes club, ...

Dave Millich, left, president of the Mahoning Valley Corvettes club, stands near his 2010 Corvette Grand Sport on display at Quaker Steak & Lube in Austintown. His 1984 Fitch High School classmate Rob Bowman, right, ...


Dr. Sergul Erzurum, right, examines a patient during a MedWish International medical mission to El Salvador. Looking on at the doctor’s right is her daughter, Aylin, 16.

Dr. Sergul Erzurum, right, examines a patient during a MedWish ...

Dr. Sergul Erzurum, right, examines a patient during a MedWish International medical mission to El Salvador. Looking on at the doctor’s right is her daughter, Aylin, 16.


Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin throws against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Seattle.

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin throws against the Seattle ...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin throws against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Seattle.


Dr. Sergul Erzurum of Eye Care Associates, prepares cataract surgery patient Ronald Zingaro's eyes before the operation. Dr. Erzurum provided free cataract surgery to 13 patients on March 8 through Eye Care Associates’ Mission Cataracts.

Dr. Sergul Erzurum of Eye Care Associates, prepares cataract surgery ...

Dr. Sergul Erzurum of Eye Care Associates, prepares cataract surgery patient Ronald Zingaro's eyes before the operation. Dr. Erzurum provided free cataract surgery to 13 patients on March 8 through Eye Care Associates’ Mission Cataracts.


Joshua Jackson

Joshua Jackson

Joshua Jackson


Bowman, of Cornersburg, admires his 1967 Chevy Chevelle, on display at Quaker Steak & Lube through April. Bowman bought the car for $1,800 in 1988 and recently finished rebuilding it a second time. “When you’re out in the sun, it’s really bright and brilliant,” Bowman said of his car.

Bowman, of Cornersburg, admires his 1967 Chevy Chevelle, on display ...

Bowman, of Cornersburg, admires his 1967 Chevy Chevelle, on display at Quaker Steak & Lube through April. Bowman bought the car for $1,800 in 1988 and recently finished rebuilding it a second time. “When you’re ...


YSU junior tackle D.J. Main

YSU junior tackle D.J. Main

YSU junior tackle D.J. Main


Todd Garland, Warren Township fi re chief, stands in front of one of two front loaders that were ruined at Doll Lumber, 1363 state Route 534 in Braceville Township, early Monday during a fire that destroyed a storage building and all of its contents.

Todd Garland, Warren Township fi re chief, stands in front ...

Todd Garland, Warren Township fi re chief, stands in front of one of two front loaders that were ruined at Doll Lumber, 1363 state Route 534 in Braceville Township, early Monday during a fire that ...


Dr. Sergul Erzurum, left, of Eye Care Associates, talks with cataract patient Ronald Zingaro of Boardman before surgery. One day a year, Eye Care Associates surgeons provide free cataract surgery to people who don’t have health insurance or other means of paying for the operation.

Dr. Sergul Erzurum, left, of Eye Care Associates, talks with ...

Dr. Sergul Erzurum, left, of Eye Care Associates, talks with cataract patient Ronald Zingaro of Boardman before surgery. One day a year, Eye Care Associates surgeons provide free cataract surgery to people who don’t have ...


Medical staff and fellow rebels carry a Libyan rebel fighter who was injured during heavy fighting with pro-Gadhafi forces after being evacuated into the hospital of the recaptured town of Ajdabiya, Libya Monday, April 11, 2011. The Libyan rebel council rejected a cease-fire proposal presented by an African Union delegation because it did not provide for the departure of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and his top associates.

Medical staff and fellow rebels carry a Libyan rebel fighter ...

Medical staff and fellow rebels carry a Libyan rebel fighter who was injured during heavy fighting with pro-Gadhafi forces after being evacuated into the hospital of the recaptured town of Ajdabiya, Libya Monday, April 11, ...


In this file photo taken Dec. 15, 2010, an employee directs a customer inside a Wal-Mart store in Alexandria, Va. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is launching a national TV ad campaign Monday, April 11, 2011, highlighting its renewed focus on low prices and its price match policy in a bid to bring back customers who no longer trust it has the lowest prices.

In this file photo taken Dec. 15, 2010, an employee ...

In this file photo taken Dec. 15, 2010, an employee directs a customer inside a Wal-Mart store in Alexandria, Va. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is launching a national TV ad campaign Monday, April 11, 2011, highlighting ...


Cleveland Cavaliers' Manny Harris, center, drives to the basket between Detroit Pistons' Richard Hamilton, left, and Rodney Stuckey (3) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 11, 2011, in Auburn Hills, Mich.

Cleveland Cavaliers' Manny Harris, center, drives to the basket between ...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Manny Harris, center, drives to the basket between Detroit Pistons' Richard Hamilton, left, and Rodney Stuckey (3) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 11, 2011, in Auburn Hills, ...


Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton, right, scores on a double by John Jaso as Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia waits for the ball during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Monday, April 11, 2011.

Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton, right, scores on a double ...

Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton, right, scores on a double by John Jaso as Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia waits for the ball during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Monday, ...


A survivor pray in an area destroyed by tsunami in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, April 11, 2011, one month to the day after an earthquake and tsunami devastated the city.

A survivor pray in an area destroyed by tsunami in ...

A survivor pray in an area destroyed by tsunami in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, April 11, 2011, one month to the day after an earthquake and tsunami devastated the city.


Members of Japanese Self-Defense Force stop for a moment of silence at 2:46pm, exactly a month after a massive earthquake struck the area in the port town of Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, Monday, April 11, 2011.

Members of Japanese Self-Defense Force stop for a moment of ...

Members of Japanese Self-Defense Force stop for a moment of silence at 2:46pm, exactly a month after a massive earthquake struck the area in the port town of Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, Monday, April 11, ...


Growing green: Struthers Elementary School Principal Maggie Kowach accepts a check for $250 from Tom Baringer, left, treasurer of Struthers Rotary, and Bryan Higgins, Rotary president. The funds will support the principal’s “Green Zone Team,” which presents rewards to students who had good behavior and stayed in the green zone on the behavior chart for a whole month. Pictures of those special students are placed in a display case in the commons area of the school.

Growing green: Struthers Elementary School Principal Maggie Kowach accepts a ...

Growing green: Struthers Elementary School Principal Maggie Kowach accepts a check for $250 from Tom Baringer, left, treasurer of Struthers Rotary, and Bryan Higgins, Rotary president. The funds will support the principal’s “Green Zone Team,” ...


Winter warm up: Rosetta Hall at St. Rose Church, 58 E. Main St., Girard, was the setting recently for an annual Winter Warm-Up Cook-Off. Casseroles, soups and appetizers were prepared by 16 area chefs and were sampled and judged by those attending the fundraiser. Prizes were awarded for foods judged best in each category. Monsignor John A. Zuraw, one of the competing chefs, served a dish of kielbasa and sauerkraut sliders to Anthony Ciccone, at left, during the event.

Winter warm up: Rosetta Hall at St. Rose Church, 58 ...

Winter warm up: Rosetta Hall at St. Rose Church, 58 E. Main St., Girard, was the setting recently for an annual Winter Warm-Up Cook-Off. Casseroles, soups and appetizers were prepared by 16 area chefs and ...


Log cabin fever: Boy Scout Troop 184 of St. Joseph Church in Austintown recently toured the Austin Log Cabin to learn about their community, how it received its name, for whom the cabin is named, how it was built, about Austintown Schools and Mahoning County. Anyone interested in a free private tour for their club, family or organization can call the Austintown Historical Society at 330-799-8051 for information on the cabin and/or the Strock Stone House, both National Historical Landmarks.

Log cabin fever: Boy Scout Troop 184 of St. Joseph ...

Log cabin fever: Boy Scout Troop 184 of St. Joseph Church in Austintown recently toured the Austin Log Cabin to learn about their community, how it received its name, for whom the cabin is named, ...


Background reviewed: Lea Mollman, in center, registrar for the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, spoke on “Greystone Throughout the Years” at a recent  meeting of the American Association of University Women, Warren-Trumbull Branch. After chronicling the history of Greystone, now known as the Arms Family Museum, she was joined by, from left, Martha Ellers, program chairwoman, and Isabel Seavey, AAUW president. For information on becoming a member, call 330-898-3696.

Background reviewed: Lea Mollman, in center, registrar for the Mahoning ...

Background reviewed: Lea Mollman, in center, registrar for the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, spoke on “Greystone Throughout the Years” at a recent meeting of the American Association of University Women, Warren-Trumbull Branch. After chronicling the ...


Pittsburgh Penguins center Tyler Kennedy (48) shoots in front of Atlanta Thrashers left wing Andrew Ladd, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Atlanta. Pittsburgh won 5-2.

Pittsburgh Penguins center Tyler Kennedy (48) shoots in front of ...

Pittsburgh Penguins center Tyler Kennedy (48) shoots in front of Atlanta Thrashers left wing Andrew Ladd, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Atlanta. Pittsburgh won 5-2.


Charl Schwartzel of South Africa waves with his green jacket after winning the Masters championship golf tournament Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.

Charl Schwartzel of South Africa waves with his green jacket ...

Charl Schwartzel of South Africa waves with his green jacket after winning the Masters championship golf tournament Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.


This undated photo courtesy of ABC shows celebrity chef Jamie Oliver during a scene filmed in Los Angeles from the second season of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution," on the ABC Television Network. The second season of "Jamie OliverÕs Food Revolution," which begins Tuesday, April 12, started poorly when the Los Angeles school district barred Oliver's cameras _ greatly complicating a show that focuses on school lunches.

This undated photo courtesy of ABC shows celebrity chef Jamie ...

This undated photo courtesy of ABC shows celebrity chef Jamie Oliver during a scene filmed in Los Angeles from the second season of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution," on the ABC Television Network. The second season ...


Youngstown State University senior mechanical-engineering student Kevin Miller speaks to Susan Halley of Pittsburgh about the moon buggy he and fellow students built. The lunar vehicle was one of many projects the YSU College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics displayed as attractions at Sunday’s annual STEM showcase at Moser Hall.

Youngstown State University senior mechanical-engineering student Kevin Miller speaks to ...

Youngstown State University senior mechanical-engineering student Kevin Miller speaks to Susan Halley of Pittsburgh about the moon buggy he and fellow students built. The lunar vehicle was one of many projects the YSU College of ...


YSU senior mechanical engineering students Tasha Reid, Brendan Mahoney, Adam Seelman and Mark Harvey present their project, a crop duster, during Youngstown State University's STEM Showcase Satruday afternoon.

YSU senior mechanical engineering students Tasha Reid, Brendan Mahoney, Adam ...

YSU senior mechanical engineering students Tasha Reid, Brendan Mahoney, Adam Seelman and Mark Harvey present their project, a crop duster, during Youngstown State University's STEM Showcase Satruday afternoon.


In this video game image released by EA Sports, a scene from "Tiger Woods PGA 12: The Masters" is shown.

In this video game image released by EA Sports, a ...

In this video game image released by EA Sports, a scene from "Tiger Woods PGA 12: The Masters" is shown.


Phantoms president Alex Zoldan

Phantoms president Alex Zoldan

Phantoms president Alex Zoldan


Former champion Phil Mickelson, back, helps Charl Schwartzel of South Africa with his green Masters jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.

Former champion Phil Mickelson, back, helps Charl Schwartzel of South ...

Former champion Phil Mickelson, back, helps Charl Schwartzel of South Africa with his green Masters jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.


Brody Cheney, 5, and his sister, Noelle, 3, create “All About Me” books at a craft table in the children’s room at Hubbard Public Library, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. The library hosted an open house Sunday afternoon, and about 200 people attended.

Brody Cheney, 5, and his sister, Noelle, 3, create “All ...

Brody Cheney, 5, and his sister, Noelle, 3, create “All About Me” books at a craft table in the children’s room at Hubbard Public Library, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. The library hosted an open ...


Sue Lambert ties in a display of a teacup, scone, fruit and teabags for tea time with the book “Afternoon Tea” in the Altered Book Art Gallery.

Sue Lambert ties in a display of a teacup, scone, ...

Sue Lambert ties in a display of a teacup, scone, fruit and teabags for tea time with the book “Afternoon Tea” in the Altered Book Art Gallery.


Aaron Thompkins

Aaron Thompkins

Aaron Thompkins


YSU defensive end Daniel Stewart

YSU defensive end Daniel Stewart

YSU defensive end Daniel Stewart


Symeon K. Bankston

Symeon K. Bankston

Symeon K. Bankston


Tiger Woods reacts after an eagle putt on the eighth hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.

Tiger Woods reacts after an eagle putt on the eighth ...

Tiger Woods reacts after an eagle putt on the eighth hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.


Phantoms Head Coach Curtis Carr

Phantoms Head Coach Curtis Carr

Phantoms Head Coach Curtis Carr


Youngstown Phantom forward Ryan Belonger

Youngstown Phantom forward Ryan Belonger

Youngstown Phantom forward Ryan Belonger


Ty Loney is seen here playing a recent game at the Covelli Centre

Ty Loney is seen here playing a recent game at ...

Ty Loney is seen here playing a recent game at the Covelli Centre


Phantom's Scott Mayfield during a game against Team USA on April 1, 2011.

Phantom's Scott Mayfield during a game against Team USA on ...

Phantom's Scott Mayfield during a game against Team USA on April 1, 2011.


Phantom Scott Mayfield is projected to be selected  in the NHL Draft in June.

Phantom Scott Mayfield is projected to be selected in the ...

Phantom Scott Mayfield is projected to be selected in the NHL Draft in June.


Retailers are expanding in Boardman. This year, Walmart will add 20,000 square feet to its building; Aldi will move into a new 17,000-square-foot building across from Walmart; and Dick’s Sporting Goods is moving to a larger location in the township.

Retailers are expanding in Boardman. This year, Walmart will add ...

Retailers are expanding in Boardman. This year, Walmart will add 20,000 square feet to its building; Aldi will move into a new 17,000-square-foot building across from Walmart; and Dick’s Sporting Goods is moving to a ...


In this photo taken on April 7, 2011, a police office cleans cashboxes after they collected those from damaged houses at a police station in tsunami-hit Ofunato city, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Safes were washing up along the tsunami-battered coast, and police were trying to find their owners, a unique problem in the country where many people, especially the elderly, still stash their cash at home.

In this photo taken on April 7, 2011, a police ...

In this photo taken on April 7, 2011, a police office cleans cashboxes after they collected those from damaged houses at a police station in tsunami-hit Ofunato city, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Safes were washing up ...


Colorado Rockies' Chris Iannetta (20) takes Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker out of the double play after being forced out at second on a seventh inning fielder's choice by Rockies' Ryan Spilborghs during a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, April 10, 2011. The Rockies won 6-5.

Colorado Rockies' Chris Iannetta (20) takes Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman ...

Colorado Rockies' Chris Iannetta (20) takes Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker out of the double play after being forced out at second on a seventh inning fielder's choice by Rockies' Ryan Spilborghs during a ...


Defense Secretary Robert Gates speaks with from soldiers from the 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Calvalry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas, while visiting Camp Marez  in Mosul, Iraq, Friday, April 8, 2011.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates speaks with from soldiers from the ...

Defense Secretary Robert Gates speaks with from soldiers from the 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Calvalry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas, while visiting Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, Friday, April 8, 2011.


A survivor Keichi Kudo picks up car tire near the his damaged house at a devastated area in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

A survivor Keichi Kudo picks up car tire near the ...

A survivor Keichi Kudo picks up car tire near the his damaged house at a devastated area in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.


Seattle Mariners second baseman Adam Kennedy, right, becomes tangled with Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera after Kennedy tagged out Cabrera at second base in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 10, 2011, in Seattle. Cabrera singled in a run on the play, but was caught at second base.

Seattle Mariners second baseman Adam Kennedy, right, becomes tangled with ...

Seattle Mariners second baseman Adam Kennedy, right, becomes tangled with Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera after Kennedy tagged out Cabrera at second base in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 10, 2011, in ...


In this photo released by NBC, David Plouffe, White House Senior Adviser, is interviewed on NBC's "Meet the Press" in Washington Sunday, April 10, 2011. Plouffe said President Barack Obama will lay out new plans this week to reduce the federal deficit in part by seeking cuts to government programs for seniors and the poor. "You're going to have to look at Medicare and Medicaid and see what kind of savings you can get," Plouffe said.

In this photo released by NBC, David Plouffe, White House ...

In this photo released by NBC, David Plouffe, White House Senior Adviser, is interviewed on NBC's "Meet the Press" in Washington Sunday, April 10, 2011. Plouffe said President Barack Obama will lay out new plans ...


In this photo released by CBS, Sen. Jeff Sessions, ranking Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, discusses last week's budget deal and the debt ceiling on CBS's "Face the Nation" in Washington Sunday, April 10, 2011.

In this photo released by CBS, Sen. Jeff Sessions, ranking ...

In this photo released by CBS, Sen. Jeff Sessions, ranking Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, discusses last week's budget deal and the debt ceiling on CBS's "Face the Nation" in Washington Sunday, April 10, ...


In this  handout photo released by Saigon Sound System,  US musician Bob Dylan , right,  performs with his band in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Sunday, April 10,  2011. After nearly five decades of singing about a war that continues to haunt a generation of Americans, legendary performer Bob Dylan finally got his chance to see Vietnam at peace.   Dylan, 69, jammed on stage in a black jacket, purple shirt and white hat in the warm evening air, singing favorites such as "A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall" and "Highway 61 Revisited."

In this handout photo released by Saigon Sound System, US ...

In this handout photo released by Saigon Sound System, US musician Bob Dylan , right, performs with his band in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Sunday, April 10, 2011. After nearly five decades of singing ...


Rebel fighters retreat out of Ajdabiya during an advance by pro-Gadhafi forces, on the outskirts of Ajdabiya, Libya Saturday, April 9, 2011. Government soldiers and rebel gunmen battled in the streets of the key front-line city of Ajdabiya Saturday after the Libyan military used shelling and guerrilla-style tactics to open its most serious push into opposition territory since international airstrikes began.

Rebel fighters retreat out of Ajdabiya during an advance by ...

Rebel fighters retreat out of Ajdabiya during an advance by pro-Gadhafi forces, on the outskirts of Ajdabiya, Libya Saturday, April 9, 2011. Government soldiers and rebel gunmen battled in the streets of the key front-line ...


An injured rebel fighter is brought in to the hospital in Ajdabiya, Libya Saturday, April 9, 2011. Government soldiers and rebel gunmen battled in the streets of the key front-line city of Ajdabiya Saturday after the Libyan military used shelling and guerrilla-style tactics to open its most serious push into opposition territory since international airstrikes began.

An injured rebel fighter is brought in to the hospital ...

An injured rebel fighter is brought in to the hospital in Ajdabiya, Libya Saturday, April 9, 2011. Government soldiers and rebel gunmen battled in the streets of the key front-line city of Ajdabiya Saturday after ...


Firefighters stand on the Ohio Statehouse steps as protestors against Ohio's new state law that curtails the collective bargaining rights of more than 350,000 public workers gather for a rally launching the We Are Ohio campaign Saturday, April 9, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. The We Are Ohio campaign, which bills itself as a grass-roots, bipartisan group, is signing up people to circulate petitions in pursuit of a referendum on the measure.

Firefighters stand on the Ohio Statehouse steps as protestors against ...

Firefighters stand on the Ohio Statehouse steps as protestors against Ohio's new state law that curtails the collective bargaining rights of more than 350,000 public workers gather for a rally launching the We Are Ohio ...


Protestors against Senate Bill 5, Ohio's new state law that curtails the collective bargaining rights of more than 350,000 public workers, gather at the Ohio Statehouse for a rally launching the We Are Ohio campaign Saturday, April 9, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. The We Are Ohio campaign, which bills itself as a grass-roots, bipartisan group, is signing up people to circulate petitions in pursuit of a referendum on the measure.

Protestors against Senate Bill 5, Ohio's new state law that ...

Protestors against Senate Bill 5, Ohio's new state law that curtails the collective bargaining rights of more than 350,000 public workers, gather at the Ohio Statehouse for a rally launching the We Are Ohio campaign ...


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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts after making a birdie putt on the 17th hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 9, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts after making a birdie ...

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts after making a birdie putt on the 17th hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 9, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.


Youngstown State senior wideout Pat White (84) breaks the tackle of Matt Romeo during the Penguins' second spring scrimmage Saturday at YSU's Stambaugh Stadium. White, a Warren Harding graduate, caught 10 passes for 206 yards and hauled in five touchdowns for the offense, which dominated the defense.

Youngstown State senior wideout Pat White (84) breaks the tackle ...

Youngstown State senior wideout Pat White (84) breaks the tackle of Matt Romeo during the Penguins' second spring scrimmage Saturday at YSU's Stambaugh Stadium. White, a Warren Harding graduate, caught 10 passes for 206 yards ...


Little Steel Coach Justin Smythe

Little Steel Coach Justin Smythe

Little Steel Coach Justin Smythe


President Barack Obama speaks at the White House in Washington after meeting with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., regarding the budget and possible government shutdown Thursday, April 7, 2011.

President Barack Obama speaks at the White House in Washington ...

President Barack Obama speaks at the White House in Washington after meeting with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., regarding the budget and possible government shutdown Thursday, April 7, ...


Marcus McLemore of Poland stands with his fi ancee, Bethany Ann Lettau, among their collection of Civil War 
memorabilia.

Marcus McLemore of Poland stands with his fi ancee, Bethany ...

Marcus McLemore of Poland stands with his fi ancee, Bethany Ann Lettau, among their collection of Civil War memorabilia.


Spot near where Confederate Gen. Samuel Garland fell at Fox’s Gap, South Mountain.

Spot near where Confederate Gen. Samuel Garland fell at Fox’s ...

Spot near where Confederate Gen. Samuel Garland fell at Fox’s Gap, South Mountain.


Tiger Woods nearly falls backwards after hitting out of the rough on the 17th hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 9, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.

Tiger Woods nearly falls backwards after hitting out of the ...

Tiger Woods nearly falls backwards after hitting out of the rough on the 17th hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 9, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.


House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, announces that an agreement to avert a government shutdown was reached at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Friday, April 8, 2011.

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, announces that an agreement ...

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, announces that an agreement to avert a government shutdown was reached at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Friday, April 8, 2011.


Lila Wade, 3, of Austintown inspects a table of toys at the Trash and Treasure Sale at Austintown Senior Center on Saturday afternoon. Funds raised at the event help keep the center running.

Lila Wade, 3, of Austintown inspects a table of toys ...

Lila Wade, 3, of Austintown inspects a table of toys at the Trash and Treasure Sale at Austintown Senior Center on Saturday afternoon. Funds raised at the event help keep the center running.


David Robinson of Jamestown, Pa., took on the role of commander during the Western Pennsylvania Civil War Re-enactors Society's spring drill at Raisch Log Cabin in the Sharpsville Community Park Saturday afternoon.

David Robinson of Jamestown, Pa., took on the role of ...

David Robinson of Jamestown, Pa., took on the role of commander during the Western Pennsylvania Civil War Re-enactors Society's spring drill at Raisch Log Cabin in the Sharpsville Community Park Saturday afternoon.


Youngstown's Southside Academy

Youngstown's Southside Academy

Youngstown's Southside Academy


Members of the Western Pennsylvania Civil War Reenactors Society fire their rifles during a spring drill Saturday afternoon at the Raisch Log Cabin in Sharpsville Community Park in Sharpsville, Pa.

Members of the Western Pennsylvania Civil War Reenactors Society fire ...

Members of the Western Pennsylvania Civil War Reenactors Society fire their rifles during a spring drill Saturday afternoon at the Raisch Log Cabin in Sharpsville Community Park in Sharpsville, Pa.


Funeral services for Campbell Memorial High School teacher Michael “Mickey” Soroka, 49, who died suddenly Tuesday, were in St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church on Saturday. The Rev. Basil Marchak officiated.

Funeral services for Campbell Memorial High School teacher Michael “Mickey” ...

Funeral services for Campbell Memorial High School teacher Michael “Mickey” Soroka, 49, who died suddenly Tuesday, were in St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church on Saturday. The Rev. Basil Marchak officiated.


Brothers Alex, left, and Kevin Sierra of Austintown moved from Puerto Rico to the United States to play baseball. Kevin, 16, made the varsity team at Fitch High School, and Alex, 14, made the freshman team.

Brothers Alex, left, and Kevin Sierra of Austintown moved from ...

Brothers Alex, left, and Kevin Sierra of Austintown moved from Puerto Rico to the United States to play baseball. Kevin, 16, made the varsity team at Fitch High School, and Alex, 14, made the freshman ...


Members of the Western Pennsylvania Civil War Reenactors Society fire their rifl es during a spring drill Saturday afternoon at the Raisch Log Cabin in Sharpsville Community Park in Sharpsville, Pa.

Members of the Western Pennsylvania Civil War Reenactors Society fire ...

Members of the Western Pennsylvania Civil War Reenactors Society fire their rifl es during a spring drill Saturday afternoon at the Raisch Log Cabin in Sharpsville Community Park in Sharpsville, Pa.


John Rosemond writes for the Charlotte Observer

John Rosemond writes for the Charlotte Observer

John Rosemond writes for the Charlotte Observer


In Antietam’s West Woods, from left,  Rock Basciano of Warren, Merle Linsenbigler of Vienna, Ruth Ann 
Linsenbigler of Vienna, Mike Cummings of Hermitage, Pa., and Mike Miller of Vienna listen to tour guide 
John Hoptak.

In Antietam’s West Woods, from left, Rock Basciano of Warren, ...

In Antietam’s West Woods, from left, Rock Basciano of Warren, Merle Linsenbigler of Vienna, Ruth Ann Linsenbigler of Vienna, Mike Cummings of Hermitage, Pa., and Mike Miller of Vienna listen to tour guide John Hoptak.


Samantha Dudley

Samantha Dudley

Samantha Dudley


Gavin Trebilcock

Gavin Trebilcock

Gavin Trebilcock


Corey Bayus

Corey Bayus

Corey Bayus


Katie Joseph

Katie Joseph

Katie Joseph


Jordan Moxley

Jordan Moxley

Jordan Moxley


Johnny Matacic II

Johnny Matacic II

Johnny Matacic II


DeVonte Jenkins

DeVonte Jenkins

DeVonte Jenkins


Taylor Williams

Taylor Williams

Taylor Williams


Cicero Davis, environmental health director for the Youngstown Health Department, and Brenda Williams, the city’s chief building official, take note of an abandoned gasoline station at 1225 Oak Hill Ave. during a Friday inspection.

Cicero Davis, environmental health director for the Youngstown Health Department, ...

Cicero Davis, environmental health director for the Youngstown Health Department, and Brenda Williams, the city’s chief building official, take note of an abandoned gasoline station at 1225 Oak Hill Ave. during a Friday inspection.


Paul Kobulnicky of Poland, a librarian at Youngstown State University’s William F. Maag Library, gets ready to ride his bicycle. The city of Youngstown has a new map to show riders the easiest, moderate and hardest bicycle routes through city streets.

Paul Kobulnicky of Poland, a librarian at Youngstown State University’s ...

Paul Kobulnicky of Poland, a librarian at Youngstown State University’s William F. Maag Library, gets ready to ride his bicycle. The city of Youngstown has a new map to show riders the easiest, moderate and ...


Youngstown State backup quarterback Marc Kanetsky gets ready to throw the ball during football practice Friday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.

Youngstown State backup quarterback Marc Kanetsky gets ready to throw ...

Youngstown State backup quarterback Marc Kanetsky gets ready to throw the ball during football practice Friday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.


Butler’s Grant Fillipitch dives back to the bag as Youngstown State first baseman Jeremy Banks awaits the throw during a pick-off attempt in the first inning of Friday’s game at Eastwood Field in Niles. The Bulldogs, lead by
Boardman native Dom Silvestri on the mound, dominated the Penguins, 15-1.

Butler’s Grant Fillipitch dives back to the bag as Youngstown ...

Butler’s Grant Fillipitch dives back to the bag as Youngstown State first baseman Jeremy Banks awaits the throw during a pick-off attempt in the first inning of Friday’s game at Eastwood Field in Niles. The ...


Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts to his shot that nearly rolled in the water on the 15th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 8, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts to his shot that ...

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts to his shot that nearly rolled in the water on the 15th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 8, 2011, in Augusta, Ga. ...


A Nissan Leaf is charged during a demo at the first ever quick charge electric vehicle charging station in the state of Texas, located at the Walgreens at Beltline and Monfort, which was unveiled in Dallas on Friday, April 8, 2011. It is one of dozens of new stations NRG Energy Inc. and others are planing for Dallas and Houston.

A Nissan Leaf is charged during a demo at the ...

A Nissan Leaf is charged during a demo at the first ever quick charge electric vehicle charging station in the state of Texas, located at the Walgreens at Beltline and Monfort, which was unveiled in ...


Capt. Rod Foley

Capt. Rod Foley

Capt. Rod Foley


Paul Kobulnicky of Poland, a librarian at Youngstown State University’s William F. Maag Library, gets ready to ride his bicycle. The city of Youngstown has a new map to show riders the easiest, moderate and hardest bicycle routes through city streets.

Paul Kobulnicky of Poland, a librarian at Youngstown State University’s ...

Paul Kobulnicky of Poland, a librarian at Youngstown State University’s William F. Maag Library, gets ready to ride his bicycle. The city of Youngstown has a new map to show riders the easiest, moderate and ...


In this film publicity image released by Focus Features, Saoirse Ronan is shown in a scene from "Hanna." (AP Photo/Focus Features, Alex Bailey)

In this film publicity image released by Focus Features, Saoirse ...

In this film publicity image released by Focus Features, Saoirse Ronan is shown in a scene from "Hanna." (AP Photo/Focus Features, Alex Bailey)


Retailers are expanding in Boardman. This year, Walmart will add 20,000 square feet to its existing building; Aldi will move into a new 17,000 square foot building across from Walmart; and Dick’s Sporting Goods is moving to a larger location in the township.

Retailers are expanding in Boardman. This year, Walmart will add ...

Retailers are expanding in Boardman. This year, Walmart will add 20,000 square feet to its existing building; Aldi will move into a new 17,000 square foot building across from Walmart; and Dick’s Sporting Goods is ...


In this photo released by NBC, "Today" show co-host Meredith Vieira talks with actor Russell Brand on the "Today" show about his new movies "Hop" and "Arthur," Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer) NO SALES

In this photo released by NBC, "Today" show co-host Meredith ...

In this photo released by NBC, "Today" show co-host Meredith Vieira talks with actor Russell Brand on the "Today" show about his new movies "Hop" and "Arthur," Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in New York. (AP ...


Brothers Kevin(right), 16, and Alex Sierra(left), 14 of Austintown moved from Puerto Rico to the United States to play baseball. Kevin made Fitch High School's Varsity team and Alex made the freshman team.

Brothers Kevin(right), 16, and Alex Sierra(left), 14 of Austintown moved ...

Brothers Kevin(right), 16, and Alex Sierra(left), 14 of Austintown moved from Puerto Rico to the United States to play baseball. Kevin made Fitch High School's Varsity team and Alex made the freshman team.


The Wittenauer family, from left, Ryan, 17, Terry, Doug, Mike, 21, Dave, 25, and Jessica, 22, will open a café in a former Poland pharmacy this fall.

The Wittenauer family, from left, Ryan, 17, Terry, Doug, Mike, ...

The Wittenauer family, from left, Ryan, 17, Terry, Doug, Mike, 21, Dave, 25, and Jessica, 22, will open a café in a former Poland pharmacy this fall.


The Youngstown Phantoms’ Cody Strang (19) looks for an opening between the Indiana Ice’s Nick Mattson (27) and Jarrod Rabey (14) during their USHL game Friday at the Covelli Centre. The Phantoms’ 8-6 win and a loss by Waterloo keeps Youngstown in the hunt for a playoff berth.

The Youngstown Phantoms’ Cody Strang (19) looks for an opening ...

The Youngstown Phantoms’ Cody Strang (19) looks for an opening between the Indiana Ice’s Nick Mattson (27) and Jarrod Rabey (14) during their USHL game Friday at the Covelli Centre. The Phantoms’ 8-6 win and ...


Dogs guard a trucking company at 1300 Oak Hill Ave. City and Mahoning County officials swarmed over a section of the South Side investigating public nuisances, including unlicensed dogs, loose dogs, litter accumulation and abandoned vehicles.

Dogs guard a trucking company at 1300 Oak Hill Ave. ...

Dogs guard a trucking company at 1300 Oak Hill Ave. City and Mahoning County officials swarmed over a section of the South Side investigating public nuisances, including unlicensed dogs, loose dogs, litter accumulation and abandoned ...


A 1-year-old pit bull nicknamed Patrick sits Tuesday near piles of gifts donated to him as he recovers at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Tinton Falls, N.J., after being found starved and dumped in a trash chute. Kisha Curtis, 27, of Newark, pleaded not guilty to animal abuse charges. Authorities believe Curtis tied the dog to a railing in her Newark apartment building and left the state for more than a week.

A 1-year-old pit bull nicknamed Patrick sits Tuesday near piles ...

A 1-year-old pit bull nicknamed Patrick sits Tuesday near piles of gifts donated to him as he recovers at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Tinton Falls, N.J., after being found starved and dumped in a ...


Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, ...

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.


Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, ...

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.


Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, ...

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.


Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, ...

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring sparing and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May -- He sparred With ROMARO (ok) Johnson.-30-


Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, ...

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.


Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, ...

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.


Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, ...

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.


Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, ...

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.


Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, ...

Kelly Pavlik is back in the ring, sparring Romaro Johnson, and conditioning for his upcoming bout in May. He's pictured here in at Jack Loew's South Side Boxing Club in Youngstown.


Parla italiano? Sì: Michael Angiolelli, at left, and Victor DiTommaso, both students at Holy Family School in Poland, came up winners at the 35th annual Italian Language Contest on March 12 at Youngstown State University. Michael took first place at the eighth-grade level for his poem “Carnivale,” and Victor won first prize at the fifth-grade level for his poem “Il Febbraio.” Nearly 200 high school and elementary students who are studying Italian participated.

Parla italiano? Sì: Michael Angiolelli, at left, and Victor DiTommaso, ...

Parla italiano? Sì: Michael Angiolelli, at left, and Victor DiTommaso, both students at Holy Family School in Poland, came up winners at the 35th annual Italian Language Contest on March 12 at Youngstown State University. ...


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Brent Baker and Shannon Stanwood

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This image provided by the Adler Planetarium on Thursday, April 7, 2011 shows a proposal for a space shuttle exhibit in Chicago. As the 30th anniversary of the first space shuttle launch draws near, the focus is not so much on the past but the future: Where will the shuttles wind up once the program winds down? (AP Photo/Adler Planetarium)

This image provided by the Adler Planetarium on Thursday, April ...

This image provided by the Adler Planetarium on Thursday, April 7, 2011 shows a proposal for a space shuttle exhibit in Chicago. As the 30th anniversary of the first space shuttle launch draws near, the ...


Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera (13) is congratulated in the dugout in the eighth inning in a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Thursday, April 7, 2011, in Cleveland. Cabrera's suicide-squeeze bunt put the Indians ahead in their fourth straight victory, scoring Adam Everett. The Indians swept the series and won 1-0. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera (13) is congratulated in the dugout ...

Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera (13) is congratulated in the dugout in the eighth inning in a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Thursday, April 7, 2011, in Cleveland. Cabrera's suicide-squeeze bunt put the Indians ...


Former baseball player Barry Bonds, center, leaves federal court in San Francisco, Thursday, April 7, 2011. Bonds is charged with three counts of lying to a grand jury in 2003 and a count of obstruction for denying that he knowingly took performance-enhancing drugs and for saying no one other than his doctors gave him an injection. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Former baseball player Barry Bonds, center, leaves federal court in ...

Former baseball player Barry Bonds, center, leaves federal court in San Francisco, Thursday, April 7, 2011. Bonds is charged with three counts of lying to a grand jury in 2003 and a count of obstruction ...


Taft Elementary School fifth-grader Jayda Day, 11, a member of her school’s Destination Imagination team, talks about the competition that involves teamwork, creativity, problem solving, research and other skills.

Taft Elementary School fifth-grader Jayda Day, 11, a member of ...

Taft Elementary School fifth-grader Jayda Day, 11, a member of her school’s Destination Imagination team, talks about the competition that involves teamwork, creativity, problem solving, research and other skills.


Chuck Zarbaugh shows off his beer-pong gear at Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Boardman. Zarbaugh created the Mahoning Valley Beer Pong League, which he said will begin in May. Zarbaugh’s version of the game substitutes water for beer to attract young people to the sport.

Chuck Zarbaugh shows off his beer-pong gear at Buffalo Wild ...

Chuck Zarbaugh shows off his beer-pong gear at Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Boardman. Zarbaugh created the Mahoning Valley Beer Pong League, which he said will begin in May. Zarbaugh’s version of the game substitutes ...


In this film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Russell Brand is shown in a scene from "Arthur."  (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Barry Wetcher)

In this film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, ...

In this film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Russell Brand is shown in a scene from "Arthur." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Barry Wetcher)


President Barack Obama is seen  in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 7, 2011, during his meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Barack Obama is seen in the Oval Office of ...

President Barack Obama is seen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 7, 2011, during his meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)


Kelly Pavlik spars with Romaro Johnson during a conditioning session Thursday at the Southside Boxing Club. Pavlik is training for his upcoming bout with Alfonso Lopez on May 7 in Las Vegas. It will be the first time Pavlik will be back in the ring since losing his middleweight title to Sergio Martinez almost a year ago.

Kelly Pavlik spars with Romaro Johnson during a conditioning session ...

Kelly Pavlik spars with Romaro Johnson during a conditioning session Thursday at the Southside Boxing Club. Pavlik is training for his upcoming bout with Alfonso Lopez on May 7 in Las Vegas. It will be ...


Members of Taft Elementary School’s Destination Imagination team won first place in their age group at the regional competition last month at Youngstown State University. The team competed in a category called “Verses! Foiled Again.”

Members of Taft Elementary School’s Destination Imagination team won first ...

Members of Taft Elementary School’s Destination Imagination team won first place in their age group at the regional competition last month at Youngstown State University. The team competed in a category called “Verses! Foiled Again.”


Robert K. Yosay | The Vindicator.The Thomas D. Lambros Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse

Robert K. Yosay | The Vindicator.The Thomas D. Lambros Federal ...

Robert K. Yosay | The Vindicator.The Thomas D. Lambros Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse


Rhonda Daily (right) looks at clothes in the boutique section while talking to volunteer Ida Lake at Hillcrest Thrift Shop in Kansas City, Missouri. Thrift stores are now starting to resemble regular retail locations. (Garvey Scott/Kansas City Star/MCT)

Rhonda Daily (right) looks at clothes in the boutique section ...

Rhonda Daily (right) looks at clothes in the boutique section while talking to volunteer Ida Lake at Hillcrest Thrift Shop in Kansas City, Missouri. Thrift stores are now starting to resemble regular retail locations. (Garvey ...


Youngstown State off ensive lineman Zach Larson (56) practices hits Wednesday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium. Larson, who has the reputation for his off -the-fi eld antics, has received more attention this spring for his on-fi eld exploits.

Youngstown State off ensive lineman Zach Larson (56) practices hits ...

Youngstown State off ensive lineman Zach Larson (56) practices hits Wednesday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium. Larson, who has the reputation for his off -the-fi eld antics, has received more attention this spring for his on-fi ...


In this film publicity image released by TriStar Pictures, Dennis Quaid, AnnaSophia Robb, center, and Helen Hunt are shown in a scene from "Soul Surfer." (AP Photo/TriStar Pictures, Mario Perez)

In this film publicity image released by TriStar Pictures, Dennis ...

In this film publicity image released by TriStar Pictures, Dennis Quaid, AnnaSophia Robb, center, and Helen Hunt are shown in a scene from "Soul Surfer." (AP Photo/TriStar Pictures, Mario Perez)


The Youngstown boxer is all smiles before sparring on Thursday.

The Youngstown boxer is all smiles before sparring on Thursday.

The Youngstown boxer is all smiles before sparring on Thursday.


Boardman Glenwood teachers, from left, Bill Coler, Lisa Kutchel, Kathi Rothman and Jenn Dravecky, make up Gray 5, one of the team-teaching groups instituted this year. The teachers meet regularly to discuss lesson plans, student performance and behavioral issues.

Boardman Glenwood teachers, from left, Bill Coler, Lisa Kutchel, Kathi ...

Boardman Glenwood teachers, from left, Bill Coler, Lisa Kutchel, Kathi Rothman and Jenn Dravecky, make up Gray 5, one of the team-teaching groups instituted this year. The teachers meet regularly to discuss lesson plans, student ...


Four-time Boardman Glenwood Geography Bee champion Michael Palagano advanced all the way to the final round of the state bee last Friday before he was defeated on a sudden-death overtime question. Palagano credits his success to his father, Michael, and social studies teacher Vince Carnevale, pictured, who helped him study throughout his middle school years.

Four-time Boardman Glenwood Geography Bee champion Michael Palagano advanced all ...

Four-time Boardman Glenwood Geography Bee champion Michael Palagano advanced all the way to the final round of the state bee last Friday before he was defeated on a sudden-death overtime question. Palagano credits his success ...


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In this March 3, 2011 photograph, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question in Trenton, N.J.  Christie likes to use numbers, a lot of them, to explain to people the enormity of the state's fiscal crisis. But like with many things, context can change the meaning.

In this March 3, 2011 photograph, New Jersey Gov. Chris ...

In this March 3, 2011 photograph, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question in Trenton, N.J. Christie likes to use numbers, a lot of them, to explain to people the enormity of the state's ...


Intensive care nurse Lisa Manion watches the vital signs of dozens of patients in the intensive care units of ten hospitals in the St. John's system in four states from the Mercy Safewatch headquarters at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, Missouri, March 23, 2011. On the lower middle screen, Nurse Manion was watching a medical procedure being performed on one patient.

Intensive care nurse Lisa Manion watches the vital signs of ...

Intensive care nurse Lisa Manion watches the vital signs of dozens of patients in the intensive care units of ten hospitals in the St. John's system in four states from the Mercy Safewatch headquarters at ...


The Goo Goo Dolls are, from left, John Rzeznik, Mike Malinin and Robby Takac.

The Goo Goo Dolls are, from left, John Rzeznik, Mike ...

The Goo Goo Dolls are, from left, John Rzeznik, Mike Malinin and Robby Takac.


Phil Mickelson tees off on the seventh hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.

Phil Mickelson tees off on the seventh hole during a ...

Phil Mickelson tees off on the seventh hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.


The Stambaugh Chorus

The Stambaugh Chorus

The Stambaugh Chorus


High gas prices are seen as a motorist fills her car on Monday, April 4, 2011 in Berlin, Vt.  Gasoline pump prices have followed oil higher and remain at record levels for this time of year. Gasoline added nearly 2 cents on Monday, reaching a national average of $3.662 per gallon, according to AAA, Wright Express and Oil Price Information Service. A gallon of regular is 16.9 cents higher than a month ago and 83.6 cents more expensive than the same time last year.

High gas prices are seen as a motorist fills her ...

High gas prices are seen as a motorist fills her car on Monday, April 4, 2011 in Berlin, Vt. Gasoline pump prices have followed oil higher and remain at record levels for this time of ...


Youngstown State’s Donald D’Alesio (8) runs through some drills at Wednesday’s practice at YSU Stambaugh Stadium, where the Mooney graduate is making a seamless transition from safety  —  his position last fall — to cornerback — his natural position.

Youngstown State’s Donald D’Alesio (8) runs through some drills at ...

Youngstown State’s Donald D’Alesio (8) runs through some drills at Wednesday’s practice at YSU Stambaugh Stadium, where the Mooney graduate is making a seamless transition from safety — his position last fall — to cornerback ...


Keith Kaiser, horticulture director for Mill Creek MetroParks, discusses two of his favorite postcards featured in the “Wish You Were Here” display. The display showcases about 150 vintage postcards of the park that Kaiser has collected through sales and auctions over the past 20 years.

Keith Kaiser, horticulture director for Mill Creek MetroParks, discusses two ...

Keith Kaiser, horticulture director for Mill Creek MetroParks, discusses two of his favorite postcards featured in the “Wish You Were Here” display. The display showcases about 150 vintage postcards of the park that Kaiser has ...


Intensive Care Nurse Lisa Manion (on screen) talks with an elderly patient in the intensive care unit of St. John's Mercy Medical Center, March 23, 2011, in Creve Coeur, Missouri.

Intensive Care Nurse Lisa Manion (on screen) talks with an ...

Intensive Care Nurse Lisa Manion (on screen) talks with an elderly patient in the intensive care unit of St. John's Mercy Medical Center, March 23, 2011, in Creve Coeur, Missouri.


Cleveland Indians starter Mitch Talbot pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Cleveland.

Cleveland Indians starter Mitch Talbot pitches in the first inning ...

Cleveland Indians starter Mitch Talbot pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in Cleveland.


Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen is hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in St. Louis

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen is hit by a pitch during ...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen is hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in St. Louis


Jan, left, and Mike Rozga sit with their son Daniel on Sunday, March 27, 2011, in Indianola, Iowa, while holding a photo of their son David who killed himself last summer after dabbling with a product known as K2. Synthetic substances like K2 that mimic marijuana, cocaine and other illegal drugs are making users across the nation seriously ill, causing seizures and hallucinations so intense that thousands of them seek help at emergency rooms.

Jan, left, and Mike Rozga sit with their son Daniel ...

Jan, left, and Mike Rozga sit with their son Daniel on Sunday, March 27, 2011, in Indianola, Iowa, while holding a photo of their son David who killed himself last summer after dabbling with a ...


In this May 4, 2010 file photo, Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck attends the TIME 100 gala celebrating the 100 most influential people, at the Time Warner Center in New York.

In this May 4, 2010 file photo, Fox News Channel's ...

In this May 4, 2010 file photo, Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck attends the TIME 100 gala celebrating the 100 most influential people, at the Time Warner Center in New York.


The Capitol dome is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday morning, April 6, 2011, as work intensifies in Congress to reach a deal on long-overdue legislation to finance the government through the end of September and avoid a government shutdown.

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The Capitol dome is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday morning, April 6, 2011, as work intensifies in Congress to reach a deal on long-overdue legislation to finance the government through the end of ...


Libyan rebel fighters prepare rockets for use at a position west of Ajdabiya, Libya, Wednesday, April 6, 2011. NATO rejected criticism from Libyan rebels over the pace of its military campaign in Libya, saying Wednesday that its airstrikes against Moammar Gadhafi's forces are increasing every day.

Libyan rebel fighters prepare rockets for use at a position ...

Libyan rebel fighters prepare rockets for use at a position west of Ajdabiya, Libya, Wednesday, April 6, 2011. NATO rejected criticism from Libyan rebels over the pace of its military campaign in Libya, saying Wednesday ...


John N. Sabo and Katie E. Repko

John N. Sabo and Katie E. Repko

John N. Sabo and Katie E. Repko


Rebecca L. Basista and Robert S.M. Komara

Rebecca L. Basista and Robert S.M. Komara

Rebecca L. Basista and Robert S.M. Komara


Gregory Heddaues and Katie A. Sebastiano

Gregory Heddaues and Katie A. Sebastiano

Gregory Heddaues and Katie A. Sebastiano


Darin J. Gagliano and Megan M. Aliulis

Darin J. Gagliano and Megan M. Aliulis

Darin J. Gagliano and Megan M. Aliulis


Mario Travaline and Kirsten Hanson

Mario Travaline and Kirsten Hanson

Mario Travaline and Kirsten Hanson


Former baseball player Barry Bonds, left, leaves federal court in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Prosecutors rested their case against Bonds in his perjury trial Tuesday.

Former baseball player Barry Bonds, left, leaves federal court in ...

Former baseball player Barry Bonds, left, leaves federal court in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Prosecutors rested their case against Bonds in his perjury trial Tuesday.


Libyan rebel military leader Abdel-Fattah Younis speaks to the media at a hotel in Benghazi, Libya Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Younis lashed out at NATO saying it's not doing enough to protect opponents of Moammar Gadhafi and complained about what he said is an overly bureaucratic process that means NATO takes hours to respond to events on the battlefield.

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Libyan rebel military leader Abdel-Fattah Younis speaks to the media at a hotel in Benghazi, Libya Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Younis lashed out at NATO saying it's not doing enough to protect opponents of Moammar ...


Seniors Bobby Collins, left, and Ben Clark examine their roller coaster days before the competition deadline. The Jackson Milton High School students were part of a small group that met during study hall and after school to complete the project for a nationwide competition.

Seniors Bobby Collins, left, and Ben Clark examine their roller ...

Seniors Bobby Collins, left, and Ben Clark examine their roller coaster days before the competition deadline. The Jackson Milton High School students were part of a small group that met during study hall and after ...


Jackson Milton High School students are competing in a nationwide competition to build a unique roller coaster using only K’NEX pieces. Senior Bobby Collins holds the car his team designed to ride its roller coaster, which features two hills and a downward spiral.

Jackson Milton High School students are competing in a nationwide ...

Jackson Milton High School students are competing in a nationwide competition to build a unique roller coaster using only K’NEX pieces. Senior Bobby Collins holds the car his team designed to ride its roller coaster, ...


Jackson Milton High School students have had to apply physics properties to improve their roller coaster made out of K’NEX for a nationwide competition. Senior Bethany Sitler said the process has involved trial and error.

Jackson Milton High School students have had to apply physics ...

Jackson Milton High School students have had to apply physics properties to improve their roller coaster made out of K’NEX for a nationwide competition. Senior Bethany Sitler said the process has involved trial and error.


Jackson Milton High School students have had to apply physics properties to improve their roller coaster made out of K’NEX for a nationwide competition. Senior Bethany Sitler said the process has involved trial and error.

Jackson Milton High School students have had to apply physics ...

Jackson Milton High School students have had to apply physics properties to improve their roller coaster made out of K’NEX for a nationwide competition. Senior Bethany Sitler said the process has involved trial and error.


Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins (4) tries to strip the ball from Texas A&M's Adaora Elonu (21) in the first half of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins (4) tries to strip the ball ...

Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins (4) tries to strip the ball from Texas A&M's Adaora Elonu (21) in the first half of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, April 5, ...


Pittsburgh Pirates' Jose Tabata, left, is tagged out at home by St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina during the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 4, 2011, in St. Louis.

Pittsburgh Pirates' Jose Tabata, left, is tagged out at home ...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Jose Tabata, left, is tagged out at home by St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina during the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 4, 2011, in St. Louis.


Pittsburgh Penguins' Jordan Staal, right, and New Jersey Devils' Mark Fayne work for position in from of Devils goalie Johan Hedberg of Sweden during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jordan Staal, right, and New Jersey Devils' Mark ...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jordan Staal, right, and New Jersey Devils' Mark Fayne work for position in from of Devils goalie Johan Hedberg of Sweden during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh Tuesday, ...


Cleveland Indians catcher Carlos Santana, left, tags out Boston Red Sox's J.D. Drew in the second inning in a baseball game Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in Cleveland. Drew tried to score on a single by Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

Cleveland Indians catcher Carlos Santana, left, tags out Boston Red ...

Cleveland Indians catcher Carlos Santana, left, tags out Boston Red Sox's J.D. Drew in the second inning in a baseball game Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in Cleveland. Drew tried to score on a single by ...


Charlotte Bobcats' D.J. Augustin (14) puts up a shot against Cleveland Cavaliers' Alonzo Gee in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game Tuesday April 5, 2011, in Cleveland.

Charlotte Bobcats' D.J. Augustin (14) puts up a shot against ...

Charlotte Bobcats' D.J. Augustin (14) puts up a shot against Cleveland Cavaliers' Alonzo Gee in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game Tuesday April 5, 2011, in Cleveland.


In this March 30, 2011 file photo, a Houston gas station displays its prices with a refinery stack in the background. Quick: What do these things have in common? Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. The Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Wall Street volatility. A cranky, even angry American populace. Answer: They all have something to do with gasoline. No matter what happens in the world today, just about everything seems to point back to fuel and the tricky politics that emerge when prices spike.

In this March 30, 2011 file photo, a Houston gas ...

In this March 30, 2011 file photo, a Houston gas station displays its prices with a refinery stack in the background. Quick: What do these things have in common? Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. The Japanese ...


Erie Terminal in downtown Youngstown

Erie Terminal in downtown Youngstown

Erie Terminal in downtown Youngstown


Youngstown State kicker David Brown, 82, is in his fi rst season with the Penguins after spending two seasons with a junior college in California.

Youngstown State kicker David Brown, 82, is in his fi ...

Youngstown State kicker David Brown, 82, is in his fi rst season with the Penguins after spending two seasons with a junior college in California.


In this March 4, 2011 photo, representatives from Walmart speak to job seekers at the 32nd Annual Spring Career Fair at Cleveland State University. Over 120 organizations were on hand to talk to prospective candidates about employment and internships.

In this March 4, 2011 photo, representatives from Walmart speak ...

In this March 4, 2011 photo, representatives from Walmart speak to job seekers at the 32nd Annual Spring Career Fair at Cleveland State University. Over 120 organizations were on hand to talk to prospective candidates ...


Robert Hurlbert

Robert Hurlbert

Robert Hurlbert


Jerry Dietl

Jerry Dietl

Jerry Dietl


Eve Bevilacqua, Mahoning Valley fitness instructor and personal trainer, leads a “Well of Body” program at the Ursuline Center in Canfield. She advised participants Tuesday to “keep moving” and maintain a positive attitude.

Eve Bevilacqua, Mahoning Valley fitness instructor and personal trainer, leads ...

Eve Bevilacqua, Mahoning Valley fitness instructor and personal trainer, leads a “Well of Body” program at the Ursuline Center in Canfield. She advised participants Tuesday to “keep moving” and maintain a positive attitude.


Eve Bevilacqua, local fitness instructor, talks to those attending a “Well of Body” class about how stretch bands can be used to exercise in a stationary position. The program was Tuesday at the Ursuline Center in Canfield.

Eve Bevilacqua, local fitness instructor, talks to those attending a ...

Eve Bevilacqua, local fitness instructor, talks to those attending a “Well of Body” class about how stretch bands can be used to exercise in a stationary position. The program was Tuesday at the Ursuline Center ...


Youngstown State senior Alisha Anthony placed second in the long jump and helped the 4x100-meter relay to a victory last weekend at the Northeast Ohio Quad Meet, which was hosted by the University of Akron.

Youngstown State senior Alisha Anthony placed second in the long ...

Youngstown State senior Alisha Anthony placed second in the long jump and helped the 4x100-meter relay to a victory last weekend at the Northeast Ohio Quad Meet, which was hosted by the University of Akron.


Youngstown State University student Meena Thatikunta gives a presentation titled “Sustaining the Relevance of Bharata Natyam in Contemporary Society” during a Quest event at the university. Bharata Natyam is a form of Indian dancing.

Youngstown State University student Meena Thatikunta gives a presentation titled ...

Youngstown State University student Meena Thatikunta gives a presentation titled “Sustaining the Relevance of Bharata Natyam in Contemporary Society” during a Quest event at the university. Bharata Natyam is a form of Indian dancing.


Gov. John Kasich talks to reporters before signing into law legislation requiring performance audits of certain state agencies. Public Utilities Commission Chairman Todd Snitchler is looking on in the background.

Gov. John Kasich talks to reporters before signing into law ...

Gov. John Kasich talks to reporters before signing into law legislation requiring performance audits of certain state agencies. Public Utilities Commission Chairman Todd Snitchler is looking on in the background.


YSU kicker Dave Brown

YSU kicker Dave Brown

YSU kicker Dave Brown


The late Michael Soroka

The late Michael Soroka

The late Michael Soroka


Gov. John Kasich signs into law a bill requiring performance audits of certain state agencies during
ceremonies at the Statehouse Tuesday. Looking on are Sen. Tim Schaffer, state Auditor Dave Yost, Public Utilities
Commission Chairman Todd Snitchler and Reps. Peter Stuatberg and Ron Amstutz.

Gov. John Kasich signs into law a bill requiring performance ...

Gov. John Kasich signs into law a bill requiring performance audits of certain state agencies during ceremonies at the Statehouse Tuesday. Looking on are Sen. Tim Schaffer, state Auditor Dave Yost, Public Utilities Commission Chairman ...


YSU's Adam Kagarise

YSU's Adam Kagarise

YSU's Adam Kagarise


Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun, left, walks with seniors Kemba Walker, center, and Donnell Beverly, right, as they arrive for a rally at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn., Tuesday, April 5, 2011.  Connecticut beat Butler for the National championship in the NCAA Mens Final Four basketball tournament on Monday, April 4.

Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun, left, walks with seniors Kemba ...

Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun, left, walks with seniors Kemba Walker, center, and Donnell Beverly, right, as they arrive for a rally at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn., Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Connecticut ...


In this undated TV publicity image released by TLC, Chrystie Corns reacts as she participates in the new series "Extreme Couponing," which follows shoppers whose intense devotion to finding bargains and whittle a large grocery store bill down to a few dollars. TLC's opening episode is scheduled for Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 9 p.m. ET.

In this undated TV publicity image released by TLC, Chrystie ...

In this undated TV publicity image released by TLC, Chrystie Corns reacts as she participates in the new series "Extreme Couponing," which follows shoppers whose intense devotion to finding bargains and whittle a large grocery ...


Texas A&M's Danielle Adam listens to a question during a press conference before the women's NCAA Final Four national championship college basketball game in Indianapolis, Monday, April 4, 2011. Texas A&M faces Notre Dame in Tuesday's  game.

Texas A&M's Danielle Adam listens to a question during a ...

Texas A&M's Danielle Adam listens to a question during a press conference before the women's NCAA Final Four national championship college basketball game in Indianapolis, Monday, April 4, 2011. Texas A&M faces Notre Dame in ...


Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi center, and Shabazz Napier, right embrace a teammate after they won the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game against Butler  53-41 Monday, April 4, 2011, in Houston.

Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi center, and Shabazz Napier, right embrace a ...

Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi center, and Shabazz Napier, right embrace a teammate after they won the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game against Butler 53-41 Monday, April 4, 2011, in Houston.


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YSU senior Obinna Ekweremuba, left, works on staying low out of his stance during Monday’s practice at Stambaugh Stadium.

YSU senior Obinna Ekweremuba, left, works on staying low out ...

YSU senior Obinna Ekweremuba, left, works on staying low out of his stance during Monday’s practice at Stambaugh Stadium.


Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi topples over  Butler's Andrew Smith during the first half of the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game Monday, April 4, 2011, in Houston.

Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi topples over Butler's Andrew Smith during the ...

Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi topples over Butler's Andrew Smith during the first half of the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game Monday, April 4, 2011, in Houston.


Mahoning Valley Historical Society Executive Director Bill Lawson and Paul Hagman, chair of the MVHS Young Leaders Advisory Board, at the site of the new Mahoning Valley Historical Center in the historic downtown Harry Burt/Ross Radio Building, 325 W. Federal St.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society Executive Director Bill Lawson and Paul ...

Mahoning Valley Historical Society Executive Director Bill Lawson and Paul Hagman, chair of the MVHS Young Leaders Advisory Board, at the site of the new Mahoning Valley Historical Center in the historic downtown Harry Burt/Ross ...


The Mahoning Valley Historical Society has done more recently to attract people in their 20s and 30s, says Bill Lawson, executive director, right. With him is Paul Hagman, 28,  a MVHS member for about five years and Young Leaders Advisory Board chairman.

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society has done more recently to ...

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society has done more recently to attract people in their 20s and 30s, says Bill Lawson, executive director, right. With him is Paul Hagman, 28, a MVHS member for about five ...


One of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s largest and most important projects is the Mahoning Valley History Center, to open in 2012 in the historic downtown Harry Burt/Ross Radio Building, 325 W. Federal St.

One of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s largest and most ...

One of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s largest and most important projects is the Mahoning Valley History Center, to open in 2012 in the historic downtown Harry Burt/Ross Radio Building, 325 W. Federal St.


U.S. District Court Judge Benita Y. Pearson is flanked by the Rev. Dr. Lewis Macklin II, left, pastor of Holy Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Youngstown, and the Rev. Kenneth Simon, pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church, also in Youngstown, as they sing “We Shall Overcome” during a memorial service for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Baptist Pastors’ Council of Youngstown and Vicinity sponsored the service Monday at the Mahoning County Courthouse rotunda.

U.S. District Court Judge Benita Y. Pearson is flanked by ...

U.S. District Court Judge Benita Y. Pearson is flanked by the Rev. Dr. Lewis Macklin II, left, pastor of Holy Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Youngstown, and the Rev. Kenneth Simon, pastor of New Bethel ...


Family and friends gather outside a church cemetery for Summer Inman's graveside service, Monday, April 4, 2011, in Logan, Ohio. Inman was found in a church's septic system with a zip tie pulled tightly around her neck. Her estranged husband and his parents have been charged with kidnapping.

Family and friends gather outside a church cemetery for Summer ...

Family and friends gather outside a church cemetery for Summer Inman's graveside service, Monday, April 4, 2011, in Logan, Ohio. Inman was found in a church's septic system with a zip tie pulled tightly around ...


In this Monday, June 8, 2009 file photo released by Brazil's Air Force, Brazil's Navy sailors recover debris from the missing Air France Flight 447 in the Atlantic Ocean. Undersea robots have located a "large part" of an Air France jet that plunged into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009, but haven't yet found its black box flight recorders, French officials said Monday April 4, 2011.  Victims' families cautiously welcomed the surprise announcement that search teams have located pieces of the plane, after nearly two years of fruitless efforts to determine what caused it to crash. Investigators have said without the recorders, the cause may never be determined.

In this Monday, June 8, 2009 file photo released by ...

In this Monday, June 8, 2009 file photo released by Brazil's Air Force, Brazil's Navy sailors recover debris from the missing Air France Flight 447 in the Atlantic Ocean. Undersea robots have located a "large ...


A  Southwest Airlines jetliner maneuvers around the tarmac at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Monday, April 4, 2011 in Phoenix.  The peeling away of a 5-foot-long hole recently on a Southwest Jet as the plane traveled at 35,000 feet raised questions about how vulnerable the world’s passenger air fleet is to similar cracks, and federal aviation officials were considering ordering more widespread inspections.

A Southwest Airlines jetliner maneuvers around the tarmac at Phoenix ...

A Southwest Airlines jetliner maneuvers around the tarmac at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Monday, April 4, 2011 in Phoenix. The peeling away of a 5-foot-long hole recently on a Southwest Jet as the ...


In this image taken from live streaming video provided by the Raptor Resource Project, an eagle feeds its newly-hatched chicks in their nest in Decorah, Iowa on Sunday, April 3, 2011.  A live video feed with a bird's eye view of eagle eggs hatching has attracted more than 100,000 followers _ so many that the site crashed briefly Saturday after the first eaglet emerged. The camera sponsored by the Raptor Resource Project shows a nest 80 feet up in a tree overlooking a trout stream at the Decorah Fish Hatchery, where the pair of eagles is welcoming their brood.

In this image taken from live streaming video provided by ...

In this image taken from live streaming video provided by the Raptor Resource Project, an eagle feeds its newly-hatched chicks in their nest in Decorah, Iowa on Sunday, April 3, 2011. A live video feed ...


In this Aug. 23, 2008 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., and his vice presidential running mate Sen. Joe Biden D-Del. applaud at a campaign stop in Springfield, Ill. President Obama formally launched his re-election campaign Monday, April 4, 2011, urging grass-roots supporters central to his first White House run to mobilize again to protect the change he's brought over the past two years.

In this Aug. 23, 2008 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate ...

In this Aug. 23, 2008 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., and his vice presidential running mate Sen. Joe Biden D-Del. applaud at a campaign stop in Springfield, Ill. President Obama formally ...


In this March 8, 2011 photo, Gary Quarles holds a helmet made in memory of his son Gary Wayne Quarles at his home in Naoma, W.Va. Gary Wayne Quarles and 28 other men died deep inside Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine on April 5, 2010 near Montcoal. It was the deadliest U.S. coal mining accident since 1970, and remains the target of civil and criminal investigations.

In this March 8, 2011 photo, Gary Quarles holds a ...

In this March 8, 2011 photo, Gary Quarles holds a helmet made in memory of his son Gary Wayne Quarles at his home in Naoma, W.Va. Gary Wayne Quarles and 28 other men died deep ...


In this file April 10, 2010 file photo, people from the coal mining towns along the Coal River participate in a memorial vigil in Naoma, W.Va., for 29 miners who died in the explosion at Massey Energy Co.'s Upper Big Branch mine in Montcoal, W.Va. A year since the disaster, Massey Energy company and their CEO Don Blankenship, " King of Coal" , are no longer around.

In this file April 10, 2010 file photo, people from ...

In this file April 10, 2010 file photo, people from the coal mining towns along the Coal River participate in a memorial vigil in Naoma, W.Va., for 29 miners who died in the explosion at ...


At left a March 1, 2003 photo obtained by the Associated Press shows Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged Sept. 11 mastermind,  shortly after his capture during a raid in Pakistan. At right, a photo downloaded from the Arabic language Internet site www.muslm.net and purporting to show a man identified by the Internet site as Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the Sep. 11 attacks,  is seen in detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The picture was allegedly taken in July 2009 by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and released only to the detainee's family under a new policy allowing the ICRC  to photograph Guantanamo inmates, ICRC spokesman Bernard Barrett said Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009. A federal law enforcement official says professed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged co-conspirators are being referred to the system of military commissions for trial.

At left a March 1, 2003 photo obtained by the ...

At left a March 1, 2003 photo obtained by the Associated Press shows Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged Sept. 11 mastermind, shortly after his capture during a raid in Pakistan. At right, a photo downloaded ...


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The Hubbard Optimist Club had its 57th annual oratorical contest recently, featuring the topic “If I were the leader of the world the first issue I would address would be. ...” Students wrote essays to finish the sentence. Above are two of the winners. Gabriella Hosack took first place among girls in eighth grade at St. Patrick School in Hubbard with her essay focusing on medical issues. Justin Oaks took first place among boys for his essay focusing on poverty issues. The two students will advance to regional competition in Springfield, Ohio.

The Hubbard Optimist Club had its 57th annual oratorical contest ...

The Hubbard Optimist Club had its 57th annual oratorical contest recently, featuring the topic “If I were the leader of the world the first issue I would address would be. ...” Students wrote essays to ...


Members of the Trumbull Retired Teachers Association honored TRTA Past President Gretchen Reed with their attendance at the Community Stars banquet. Reed is the founder of the Liberty Blott Holiday Project, an organization that provides toys, clothing and books to needy children at Christmas time. She was selected as one of 11 Community Stars as five tables of friends and family members attended the Stars banquet in her honor. TRTA members who attended are, from left to right, Barb Wright, Linda Cowin, Reed, Lydia Caskey, Joyce Faiver, Roselyn Gadd, Judy Zimmer and Betty Jean Bahmer.

Members of the Trumbull Retired Teachers Association honored TRTA Past ...

Members of the Trumbull Retired Teachers Association honored TRTA Past President Gretchen Reed with their attendance at the Community Stars banquet. Reed is the founder of the Liberty Blott Holiday Project, an organization that provides ...


“Gayle Mellott,” a charcoal drawing by James Montgomery Flagg.

“Gayle Mellott,” a charcoal drawing by James Montgomery Flagg.

“Gayle Mellott,” a charcoal drawing by James Montgomery Flagg.


A portrait of Andrew Wyeth by Peter Ralston. Ralston gave the portrait, which was signed by Wyeth and himself, to The Butler in 2010.

A portrait of Andrew Wyeth by Peter Ralston. Ralston gave ...

A portrait of Andrew Wyeth by Peter Ralston. Ralston gave the portrait, which was signed by Wyeth and himself, to The Butler in 2010.


“Primary Compass,” a sculpture designed by Don Gummer and built by the Brilex Corp. in 
Youngstown, serves as a landmark for the museum. It was built of stain-less steel and stained glass.

“Primary Compass,” a sculpture designed by Don Gummer and built ...

“Primary Compass,” a sculpture designed by Don Gummer and built by the Brilex Corp. in Youngstown, serves as a landmark for the museum. It was built of stain-less steel and stained glass.


“Barnyard,” an oil-on-board painting by Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, was purchased by The Butler in 1948.

“Barnyard,” an oil-on-board painting by Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, was purchased ...

“Barnyard,” an oil-on-board painting by Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, was purchased by The Butler in 1948.


"Untitled” by Susan and Steven Kemenyffy

"Untitled” by Susan and Steven Kemenyffy

"Untitled” by Susan and Steven Kemenyffy


Libyan rebels chant slogans, flash "V" signs and wave  guns during a welcome reception for fellow injured Libyans on board the Turkish ship Ankara, carrying 250 wounded from Misrata, as it enters the port of Benghazi, Libya Sunday, April 3, 2011. Libyan rebels want to install a parliamentary democracy in place of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi, one of their top leaders said Sunday, dismissing Western fears that their movement could be hijacked by Islamic extremists. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Libyan rebels chant slogans, flash "V" signs and wave guns ...

Libyan rebels chant slogans, flash "V" signs and wave guns during a welcome reception for fellow injured Libyans on board the Turkish ship Ankara, carrying 250 wounded from Misrata, as it enters the port of ...


From left, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley, of Lady Antebellum, accept the award for album of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3, 2011.

From left, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley, of ...

From left, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley, of Lady Antebellum, accept the award for album of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April ...


Miranda Lambert presents the award for album of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3, 2011.

Miranda Lambert presents the award for album of the year ...

Miranda Lambert presents the award for album of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3, 2011.


A student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University uses an iPad application that teaches math.

A student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown ...

A student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University uses an iPad application that teaches math.


Shelvin Mack of Butler, right, celebrates during second-half action against Virginia Commonwealth in an NCAA Final Four semifinal at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011. Butler beat VCU, 70-62.

Shelvin Mack of Butler, right, celebrates during second-half action against ...

Shelvin Mack of Butler, right, celebrates during second-half action against Virginia Commonwealth in an NCAA Final Four semifinal at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011. Butler beat VCU, 70-62.


A member of the National Transportation and Safety Board investigating the emergency landing of Southwest Airlines flight 812 cuts away a portion of the planes fuselage on Sunday, April 3, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz.  Federal records show cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the frame of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 that made an emergency landing at an Arizona military base after a hole was torn from the passenger cabin. No one was seriously injured Friday as the aircraft carrying 118 people rapidly lost cabin pressure and made a controlled descent from 34,500 feet, landing safely near Yuma, Ariz., 150 miles southwest of Phoenix.

A member of the National Transportation and Safety Board investigating ...

A member of the National Transportation and Safety Board investigating the emergency landing of Southwest Airlines flight 812 cuts away a portion of the planes fuselage on Sunday, April 3, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz. Federal ...


Kevin Harvick. front, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 3, 2011.

Kevin Harvick. front, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup ...

Kevin Harvick. front, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 3, 2011.


Chris Blair, a student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, uses an iPad. The devices help children with the disorder with language and other skills.

Chris Blair, a student at the Rich Center for Autism ...

Chris Blair, a student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, uses an iPad. The devices help children with the disorder with language and other skills.


Kemba Walker, left, and Charles Okwandu of Connecticut celebrate a 56-55 victory over Kentucky in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.

Kemba Walker, left, and Charles Okwandu of Connecticut celebrate a ...

Kemba Walker, left, and Charles Okwandu of Connecticut celebrate a 56-55 victory over Kentucky in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.


Curtis Bevly, a student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, uses an iPad while Brendan Considine, classroom supervisor at the center, watches. The center bought the devices using a federal grant. Officials say that because of their use of visual elements and their immediacy, iPads work well for children with autism.

Curtis Bevly, a student at the Rich Center for Autism ...

Curtis Bevly, a student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, uses an iPad while Brendan Considine, classroom supervisor at the center, watches. The center bought the devices using a federal grant. ...


Jefferson Payne

Jefferson Payne

Jefferson Payne


National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt updates the media during a news conference on Sunday, April 3, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz.  Federal records show cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the frame of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 that made an emergency landing at an Arizona military base after a hole was torn from the passenger cabin. No one was seriously injured Friday as the aircraft carrying 118 people rapidly lost cabin pressure and made a controlled descent from 34,500 feet, landing safely near Yuma, Ariz., 150 miles southwest of Phoenix.

National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt updates the media ...

National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt updates the media during a news conference on Sunday, April 3, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz. Federal records show cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the ...


Chris Hood enjoys some bowling at Kay Lanes in Girard.

Chris Hood enjoys some bowling at Kay Lanes in Girard.

Chris Hood enjoys some bowling at Kay Lanes in Girard.


Chris Hood, a long-time employee at Kay Lanes in Girard, aims for the pins at the bowling alley which is closing. Hood started bowling there as a 7-year-old boy.

Chris Hood, a long-time employee at Kay Lanes in Girard, ...

Chris Hood, a long-time employee at Kay Lanes in Girard, aims for the pins at the bowling alley which is closing. Hood started bowling there as a 7-year-old boy.


Greek youths gather at the Warren Amphitheater on Sunday to listen to members of the Greek community of Warren give speeches. The event, which also included a parade, took place in recognition of Greek Independence Day.

Greek youths gather at the Warren Amphitheater on Sunday to ...

Greek youths gather at the Warren Amphitheater on Sunday to listen to members of the Greek community of Warren give speeches. The event, which also included a parade, took place in recognition of Greek Independence ...


Abby Kelly, 11 (in red), and Sam Kelly, 7 (in blue), visit with a baby duckling at the annual Animal Baby Shower at the MetroParks Farm in Canfield on Sunday afternoon.

Abby Kelly, 11 (in red), and Sam Kelly, 7 (in ...

Abby Kelly, 11 (in red), and Sam Kelly, 7 (in blue), visit with a baby duckling at the annual Animal Baby Shower at the MetroParks Farm in Canfield on Sunday afternoon.


Youngstown State tight end Nate Adams (42) tries to elude strong safety Gannon Hulea (16) during the Penguins’ fi rst spring scrimmage Saturday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.

Youngstown State tight end Nate Adams (42) tries to elude ...

Youngstown State tight end Nate Adams (42) tries to elude strong safety Gannon Hulea (16) during the Penguins’ fi rst spring scrimmage Saturday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.


Butler's Andrew Smith shoots as Virginia Commonwealth's Jamie Skeen defends during the first half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Saturday, April 2, 2011, in Houston.

Butler's Andrew Smith shoots as Virginia Commonwealth's Jamie Skeen defends ...

Butler's Andrew Smith shoots as Virginia Commonwealth's Jamie Skeen defends during the first half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Saturday, April 2, 2011, in Houston.


In this April 1, 2011, file photo House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington to discuss GOP efforts to create jobs and cut spending. The dilemma facing Boehner to pass a fast-approaching spending compromise and avert a government shutdown is to get the overwhelming majority of votes to come from fellow Republicans, even if dozens of easily attainable Democratic votes could help carry the budget bill to victory.

In this April 1, 2011, file photo House Speaker John ...

In this April 1, 2011, file photo House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington to discuss GOP efforts to create jobs and cut spending. The dilemma ...


Shoes that likely have been worn by thousands of feet line shelves at Kay Lanes bowling alley in Girard. The long-time business is closing after several years of struggle in a sluggish economy.

Shoes that likely have been worn by thousands of feet ...

Shoes that likely have been worn by thousands of feet line shelves at Kay Lanes bowling alley in Girard. The long-time business is closing after several years of struggle in a sluggish economy.


Kay Lanes in Girard is closing.

Kay Lanes in Girard is closing.

Kay Lanes in Girard is closing.


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“14 May 1968” by Peter Soulages.

“14 May 1968” by Peter Soulages.

“14 May 1968” by Peter Soulages.


Cleveland Indians' Travis Buck slides home on a sacrifice fly by teammate Michael Brantley in the eighth inning in a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Sunday, April 3, 2011, in Cleveland. The Indians won 7-1.

Cleveland Indians' Travis Buck slides home on a sacrifice fly ...

Cleveland Indians' Travis Buck slides home on a sacrifice fly by teammate Michael Brantley in the eighth inning in a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Sunday, April 3, 2011, in Cleveland. The Indians ...


The county has 1,735 employees and 17 labor contracts. Of the 17 bargaining units, six are now engaged in negotiations.

The county has 1,735 employees and 17 labor contracts. Of ...

The county has 1,735 employees and 17 labor contracts. Of the 17 bargaining units, six are now engaged in negotiations.


Staff cheer one of the first customers to enter the Apple store as the European launch of the iPad 2 went on sale in Madrid Friday, March 25, 2011. The iPad 2 is the updated version of Apple Inc.'s iPad tablet computer.

Staff cheer one of the first customers to enter the ...

Staff cheer one of the first customers to enter the Apple store as the European launch of the iPad 2 went on sale in Madrid Friday, March 25, 2011. The iPad 2 is the updated ...


Michael Capito, right, gives a presentation on the benefits of using an iPad in business to Nick Liakaris, left, and Bill Axiotis, both of Warren and owners of The Mocha House.

Michael Capito, right, gives a presentation on the benefits of ...

Michael Capito, right, gives a presentation on the benefits of using an iPad in business to Nick Liakaris, left, and Bill Axiotis, both of Warren and owners of The Mocha House.


Warren Councilman Al Novak stands in front of his home on Bonnie Brae Avenue Northeast, the house he grew up in and where he has raised his family. He’s been a Warren councilman for 20 years and is finance-committee chairman for a city council with a $26 million general-fund budget. But he earns just more than $20,000 per year stocking shelves at Giant Eagle.

Warren Councilman Al Novak stands in front of his home ...

Warren Councilman Al Novak stands in front of his home on Bonnie Brae Avenue Northeast, the house he grew up in and where he has raised his family. He’s been a Warren councilman for 20 ...


Connecticut guard Kemba Walker (15) goes up against Kentucky forward Josh Harrellson (55) during first-half action in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.

Connecticut guard Kemba Walker (15) goes up against Kentucky forward ...

Connecticut guard Kemba Walker (15) goes up against Kentucky forward Josh Harrellson (55) during first-half action in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.


Butler guard Shelvin Mack (1) battles Virginia Commonwealth guard Bradford Burgess (20) during the second half of an NCAA Final Four semifinal at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.

Butler guard Shelvin Mack (1) battles Virginia Commonwealth guard Bradford ...

Butler guard Shelvin Mack (1) battles Virginia Commonwealth guard Bradford Burgess (20) during the second half of an NCAA Final Four semifinal at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.


A Libyan rebel walks past the charred remains of the vehicles, belonging to the Libyan rebels, which were allegedly targeted killed in NATO coalition airstrike overnight at the front line near Brega, Libya, Saturday, April 2, 2011. NATO said on Saturday that it was investigating Libyan rebel reports that a coalition warplane had struck a rebel position that was firing into the air near the eastern front line of the battle with Gadhafi's forces.

A Libyan rebel walks past the charred remains of the ...

A Libyan rebel walks past the charred remains of the vehicles, belonging to the Libyan rebels, which were allegedly targeted killed in NATO coalition airstrike overnight at the front line near Brega, Libya, Saturday, April ...


Devante Gilmore

Devante Gilmore

Devante Gilmore


Lori Henninger of Austintown plays with a puppy available for adoption through Angels for Animals, an organization that finds homes for animals and provides spaying and neutering services. Angels is one of the participants at the Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show and Sale which continues today at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

Lori Henninger of Austintown plays with a puppy available for ...

Lori Henninger of Austintown plays with a puppy available for adoption through Angels for Animals, an organization that finds homes for animals and provides spaying and neutering services. Angels is one of the participants at ...


Bob McGowan of Youngstown, a member of the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown, builds a tiered strawberry planter with community gardeners from St. Patrick Church on Saturday afternoon at Emch Spring Service in Youngstown.

Bob McGowan of Youngstown, a member of the Men’s Garden ...

Bob McGowan of Youngstown, a member of the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown, builds a tiered strawberry planter with community gardeners from St. Patrick Church on Saturday afternoon at Emch Spring Service in Youngstown.


Canfield Trustee Tony Bettile

Canfield Trustee Tony Bettile

Canfield Trustee Tony Bettile


Butler's Shawn Vanzant (2) drives to the basket over Virginia Commonwealth's Brandon Rozzell during the first half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2011, in Houston.

Butler's Shawn Vanzant (2) drives to the basket over Virginia ...

Butler's Shawn Vanzant (2) drives to the basket over Virginia Commonwealth's Brandon Rozzell during the first half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2011, in Houston.


Kejuan Kelly of Campbell Memorial High School compete in the shot put during the Joe Lane Invitational track and field event Saturday  at Mineral Ridge High School. McDonald boys finished first with 126 points, and 
Mineral Ridge was second with 94.

Kejuan Kelly of Campbell Memorial High School compete in the ...

Kejuan Kelly of Campbell Memorial High School compete in the shot put during the Joe Lane Invitational track and field event Saturday at Mineral Ridge High School. McDonald boys finished first with 126 points, and ...


The Party Pantry at Canfield Road and Glenwood Avenue in Youngstown closed after voters in 2009 chose to prohibit beer, wine and mixed beverages to be sold at the store.

The Party Pantry at Canfield Road and Glenwood Avenue in ...

The Party Pantry at Canfield Road and Glenwood Avenue in Youngstown closed after voters in 2009 chose to prohibit beer, wine and mixed beverages to be sold at the store.


In this photo provided by passenger Christine Ziegler, shows an apparent hole in the cabin on a Southwest Airlines aircraft Friday, April 1, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz. Authorities say the flight from Phoenix to Sacramento, Calif., was diverted to Yuma due to rapid decompression in the plane.  FAA spokesman Ian Gregor says the cause of the decompression isn't immediately known. But passengers aboard the plane say there was a hole in the cabin and that forced an emergency landing.

In this photo provided by passenger Christine Ziegler, shows an ...

In this photo provided by passenger Christine Ziegler, shows an apparent hole in the cabin on a Southwest Airlines aircraft Friday, April 1, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz. Authorities say the flight from Phoenix to Sacramento, ...


A new energy-efficient and computer-operated sign recently was installed at Liberty Township Administration Building, 1315 Church Hill-Hubbard Road. Standing by the new sign, from left, are June Smallwood, director of parks and special projects; Jodi Stoyak, trustee; and Pat Ungaro, township administrator. The sign was funded by a grant from Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council. Smallwood wrote the grant.

A new energy-efficient and computer-operated sign recently was installed at ...

A new energy-efficient and computer-operated sign recently was installed at Liberty Township Administration Building, 1315 Church Hill-Hubbard Road. Standing by the new sign, from left, are June Smallwood, director of parks and special projects; Jodi ...


Youngstown State’s Kevin Watts runs back a kick during Saturday’s scrimmage at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.

Youngstown State’s Kevin Watts runs back a kick during Saturday’s ...

Youngstown State’s Kevin Watts runs back a kick during Saturday’s scrimmage at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.


Dr. James Toliver speaks with the people in attendance during Saturday morning's Minority Physicians Conference at the Youngstown Country Club.

Dr. James Toliver speaks with the people in attendance during ...

Dr. James Toliver speaks with the people in attendance during Saturday morning's Minority Physicians Conference at the Youngstown Country Club.


Dr. Cesar Augustine answer questions about health care practices during the Minority Physicians Conference at the Youngstown Country Club Saturday morning.

Dr. Cesar Augustine answer questions about health care practices during ...

Dr. Cesar Augustine answer questions about health care practices during the Minority Physicians Conference at the Youngstown Country Club Saturday morning.


Kentucky's Brandon Knight battles past Connecticut defender Kemba Walker during the first half in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.

Kentucky's Brandon Knight battles past Connecticut defender Kemba Walker during ...

Kentucky's Brandon Knight battles past Connecticut defender Kemba Walker during the first half in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.


Tony Paglia, vice president of government affairs for the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.

Tony Paglia, vice president of government affairs for the Youngstown/Warren ...

Tony Paglia, vice president of government affairs for the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.


In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 picture, Charlie Sheen poses backstage at the 2008 ALMA Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Sheen's spokesman says the actor's two young daughters are doing fine after a Mercedes-Benz sports utility vehicle they were riding in collided with a sedan on Pacific Coast Highway on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, sparking a multi-vehicle crash that sent one person to the hospital.

In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 picture, Charlie Sheen poses ...

In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 picture, Charlie Sheen poses backstage at the 2008 ALMA Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Sheen's spokesman says the actor's two young daughters are doing fine after a Mercedes-Benz sports utility ...


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the ...

The Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show & Sale at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.


RAMI DAUD | THE VINDICATOR: Looking forward to a gala evening to be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater East Ohio Area Chapter, are in front, from left, Sherrin Stambaugh, Socrates Kolitsos and Kate Blaney, and in back, Anna Keck, Johanna Nuzzo, Florence Wang, Deanna Spirko, Carol Hitchcock and Pam Rogers. Also involved in planning the event but not pictured are Joe Fleming, Marilyn Herron, Casey Mirkin, Nickie Keagy and Christine Pallo.

RAMI DAUD | THE VINDICATOR: Looking forward to a gala ...

RAMI DAUD | THE VINDICATOR: Looking forward to a gala evening to be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater East Ohio Area Chapter, are in front, from left, Sherrin Stambaugh, Socrates Kolitsos and Kate Blaney, ...


WILLIAM D. LEWIS | THE VINDICATOR: Preparing for the 22nd Annual Strimbu Memorial Barbecue are, from left, Nancy Lukasko, a committee member; a steer that will be auctioned as part of the event; Spencer Strimbu, a committee member; John “Chip” Mastrian, president of the Strimbu Memorial Fund; and Ed Wilson, a Strimbu board member. The event will take place May 4 at Yankee Lake Ballroom.

WILLIAM D. LEWIS | THE VINDICATOR: Preparing for the 22nd ...

WILLIAM D. LEWIS | THE VINDICATOR: Preparing for the 22nd Annual Strimbu Memorial Barbecue are, from left, Nancy Lukasko, a committee member; a steer that will be auctioned as part of the event; Spencer Strimbu, ...


Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Glozer

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Glozer

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Glozer


Pleased with the outcome of the Apple Dessert Recipe Contest on March 26 at White House Fruit Farm are, from left, Suzanne Barbati, a judge; Debbie Pifer, owner of White House Fruit Farm; Mike Iberis, a judge; Juanita Taylor, one of the contest winners; and Regina Reynolds and Glenn Stevens, judges.

Pleased with the outcome of the Apple Dessert Recipe Contest ...

Pleased with the outcome of the Apple Dessert Recipe Contest on March 26 at White House Fruit Farm are, from left, Suzanne Barbati, a judge; Debbie Pifer, owner of White House Fruit Farm; Mike Iberis, ...


William D. Lewis | The Vindicator: Children will have an opportunity to travel the world through music during a concert Thursday arranged by, from left, Mary Place Thomas, Virginia Cooke, Carol Fithian, Ruth Stevenson, Mary Ann Fees and Mary Burkey, members of the Women’s Committee for Children’s Concerts.

William D. Lewis | The Vindicator: Children will have an ...

William D. Lewis | The Vindicator: Children will have an opportunity to travel the world through music during a concert Thursday arranged by, from left, Mary Place Thomas, Virginia Cooke, Carol Fithian, Ruth Stevenson, Mary ...


William D. Lewis | The Vindicator: Involved in planning the ”Butterflies and Blossoms” fashion show and luncheon to be presented by Angels of Easter Seals are, in front from left, Judy Conti, fashion coordinator and narrator; Caren Dalton, co-chairwoman; and Cody Denmeade, 5, Easter Seals 2011 child representative; and in back, Geri Kosar, Bethann Zoldan and Sharon Musilli, co-chairwomen.

William D. Lewis | The Vindicator: Involved in planning the ...

William D. Lewis | The Vindicator: Involved in planning the ”Butterflies and Blossoms” fashion show and luncheon to be presented by Angels of Easter Seals are, in front from left, Judy Conti, fashion coordinator and ...


Tri-Gold officers preparing for the group’s annual auction for its scholarship fund are, in front, from left, Sharon Pasquale and Jolyn Bush, and back, Donna Farmer and Mary Ann David. The basket auction will take place April 9 at St Nicholas parish hall in Struthers.

Tri-Gold officers preparing for the group’s annual auction for its ...

Tri-Gold officers preparing for the group’s annual auction for its scholarship fund are, in front, from left, Sharon Pasquale and Jolyn Bush, and back, Donna Farmer and Mary Ann David. The basket auction will take ...


William D. Lewis | The Vindicator: Members of A String of Pearls, the local chapter of the Red Hat Society, show off their finery in anticipation of the upcoming International Red Hat Day Luncheon on April 20. Seated is Erma Hart, and standing, from left, are Anna Harrell, Tommicean Burney and Audrey Gillian.

William D. Lewis | The Vindicator: Members of A String ...

William D. Lewis | The Vindicator: Members of A String of Pearls, the local chapter of the Red Hat Society, show off their finery in anticipation of the upcoming International Red Hat Day Luncheon on ...