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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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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.


Anna Kan prepares matza dough.

Anna Kan prepares matza dough.

Anna Kan prepares matza dough.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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. .


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** 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: ...


Sara Flement

Sara Flement

Sara Flement


 Jamaine Cook

Jamaine Cook

Jamaine Cook


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 ...


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 ...


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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, ...


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. ...


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


Rickie Pinkins and Sonya Barclay

Rickie Pinkins and Sonya Barclay

Rickie Pinkins and Sonya Barclay


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; ...


Potesta

Potesta

Potesta


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