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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


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.


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 ...


Bill Carson plays trombone with the Dixie Dandies.

Bill Carson plays trombone with the Dixie Dandies.

Bill Carson plays trombone with the Dixie Dandies.


Shedrick Hobbs

Shedrick Hobbs

Shedrick Hobbs


 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 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.


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.


Mark Santilli

Mark Santilli

Mark Santilli


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."


(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.


Bob Lewis plays Tuba with the Dixie Dandies.

Bob Lewis plays Tuba with the Dixie Dandies.

Bob Lewis plays Tuba with the Dixie Dandies.


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


Western Reserve Superintendent Charles Swindler

Western Reserve Superintendent Charles Swindler

Western Reserve Superintendent Charles Swindler


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 ...


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 ...


Lisa Angelilli plays clarinet with the Dixie Dandies.

Lisa Angelilli plays clarinet with the Dixie Dandies.

Lisa Angelilli plays clarinet with the Dixie Dandies.


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


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


Donald P. Williams Jr.

Donald P. Williams Jr.

Donald P. Williams Jr.


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 ...


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 ...


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 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, ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Marlon B. Everson

Marlon B. Everson

Marlon B. Everson


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, ...


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, ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...