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Sister Charlotte Italiano, left, principal of Ursuline Preschool and Kindergarten, and Mary Ann Critell, assistant principal and kindergarten teacher, are busy preparing for the school’s 23rd Annual Once Upon a Christmas Craft Show. More than 100 crafters, decorations, baked goods and a raffle for numerous large gift baskets are among the features of the show, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ursuline Center, 4300 Shields Road, Canfield. Admission and parking are free. For more information call 330-792-4150 or visit UrsulinePreschoolandKindergarten.org.

Sister Charlotte Italiano, left, principal of Ursuline Preschool and Kindergarten, ...

Sister Charlotte Italiano, left, principal of Ursuline Preschool and Kindergarten, and Mary Ann Critell, assistant principal and kindergarten teacher, are busy preparing for the school’s 23rd Annual Once Upon a Christmas Craft Show. More than ...


The Granchie and Bobby families are celebrating Christmas Eve in 2007.

The Granchie and Bobby families are celebrating Christmas Eve in ...

The Granchie and Bobby families are celebrating Christmas Eve in 2007.


The Washington/Green family members are shown 20 years ago and today.

The Washington/Green family members are shown 20 years ago and ...

The Washington/Green family members are shown 20 years ago and today.


The Trebellas — Lewy, Adrienne, Justyna and Hunter — celebrated Christmas 2010  in style.

The Trebellas — Lewy, Adrienne, Justyna and Hunter — celebrated ...

The Trebellas — Lewy, Adrienne, Justyna and Hunter — celebrated Christmas 2010 in style.


The Cardarelli family gathered for Thanksgiving this year at the home of Carol Cardarelli McGuinness and Jim "Mugsy" McGuinness of Boardman. Carol and Jim love to have family and friends to their house for all the holidays. Pictured are Julie Cardarelli (mom), Carol, Jim, Bernie McGuinness, Phyllis (Cardarelli) and Tony Leone, Tina (Cardarelli) and Chris, Michael and David Merdich, and "Charlie" the dog.

The Cardarelli family gathered for Thanksgiving this year at the ...

The Cardarelli family gathered for Thanksgiving this year at the home of Carol Cardarelli McGuinness and Jim "Mugsy" McGuinness of Boardman. Carol and Jim love to have family and friends to their house for all ...


Forward J.T. Stenglein (17) has scored seven goals in the past six games for the Youngstown Phantoms, who are experiencing a change in energy since the team has been piling on the wins. Stenglein has nine scores for the season, one behind team leader Austin Cangelosi.

Forward J.T. Stenglein (17) has scored seven goals in the ...

Forward J.T. Stenglein (17) has scored seven goals in the past six games for the Youngstown Phantoms, who are experiencing a change in energy since the team has been piling on the wins. Stenglein has ...


Youngstown State’s Heidi Schlegel (15) dives after a loose ball in front of Western Michigan’s Maria Iaquaniello (23) during a basketball game Wednesday at YSU’s Beeghly Center. Sclegel, a redshirt freshman, had a team-high 15 points for the Penguins, who routed the Mid-American Conference Broncos, 80-55.

Youngstown State’s Heidi Schlegel (15) dives after a loose ball ...

Youngstown State’s Heidi Schlegel (15) dives after a loose ball in front of Western Michigan’s Maria Iaquaniello (23) during a basketball game Wednesday at YSU’s Beeghly Center. Sclegel, a redshirt freshman, had a team-high 15 ...


Canton’s Fawcett Stadium, the facility’s south side seen above, has been a winning venue for Cardinal Mooney, which has played there four times this season: three regular games and one playoff . On Friday, the Cardinals will take their places for the fifth time and as the home team when they face Springfield Shawnee in the Division III state final.

Canton’s Fawcett Stadium, the facility’s south side seen above, has ...

Canton’s Fawcett Stadium, the facility’s south side seen above, has been a winning venue for Cardinal Mooney, which has played there four times this season: three regular games and one playoff . On Friday, the ...


Youngstown police assist a protester into the back of a police van. On Wednesday, protesters held a banner reading “Stop toxic earthquakes” while standing in front of a truck leaving a D&L Energy injection-well site on Ohio Works Drive in Youngstown.

Youngstown police assist a protester into the back of a ...

Youngstown police assist a protester into the back of a police van. On Wednesday, protesters held a banner reading “Stop toxic earthquakes” while standing in front of a truck leaving a D&L Energy injection-well site ...


About 100 fracking protesters marched downtown Wednesday during the Youngstown Ohio Utica and Natural Gas conference. Many want a moratorium placed on fracking, a process in which water, chemicals and sand are blasted into rocks to unlock natural gas and oil.

About 100 fracking protesters marched downtown Wednesday during the Youngstown ...

About 100 fracking protesters marched downtown Wednesday during the Youngstown Ohio Utica and Natural Gas conference. Many want a moratorium placed on fracking, a process in which water, chemicals and sand are blasted into rocks ...


James DeLucia , a clinical counselor at Martin P. Joyce Juvenile Justice Center in Youngstown, explains the consequences of sexting to Austintown Fitch High School students. Representatives of the justice center and Austintown Police Department talked to students Wednesday about legal and emotional dangers.

James DeLucia , a clinical counselor at Martin P. Joyce ...

James DeLucia , a clinical counselor at Martin P. Joyce Juvenile Justice Center in Youngstown, explains the consequences of sexting to Austintown Fitch High School students. Representatives of the justice center and Austintown Police Department ...


Jim Hixson reads while his brother, Jon, dresses as a squirrel to bring to life a children’s book. The J.J. Brothers visited the Lloyd Elementary School in Austintown Wednesday.

Jim Hixson reads while his brother, Jon, dresses as a ...

Jim Hixson reads while his brother, Jon, dresses as a squirrel to bring to life a children’s book. The J.J. Brothers visited the Lloyd Elementary School in Austintown Wednesday.


Students from kindergarten through third grade at Lloyd Elementary School in Austintown enjoy a visit from the J.J. Brothers, authors from Akron who travel to schools to promote reading and writing.

Students from kindergarten through third grade at Lloyd Elementary School ...

Students from kindergarten through third grade at Lloyd Elementary School in Austintown enjoy a visit from the J.J. Brothers, authors from Akron who travel to schools to promote reading and writing.


Gabe Manginelli, a Boardman Park groundskeeper, helps decorate the Boardman community Christmas tree, a Fat Albert Colorado Blue Spruce. The official lighting of the tree will be Sunday.

Gabe Manginelli, a Boardman Park groundskeeper, helps decorate the Boardman ...

Gabe Manginelli, a Boardman Park groundskeeper, helps decorate the Boardman community Christmas tree, a Fat Albert Colorado Blue Spruce. The official lighting of the tree will be Sunday.


Youngstown Police Chief Rod Foley talks to environmental protesters outside the D&L Energy injection-well site on Ohio Works Drive. Police arrested the protesters Wednesday after they refused to move and allow a truck access to the site.

Youngstown Police Chief Rod Foley talks to environmental protesters outside ...

Youngstown Police Chief Rod Foley talks to environmental protesters outside the D&L Energy injection-well site on Ohio Works Drive. Police arrested the protesters Wednesday after they refused to move and allow a truck access to ...


 Judson Wallace, president of VAM USA, LLC, an affi liate of Vallourec Group, the parent company of V&M Star, announces a $57 million investment in a new plant near V&M that will create 100 full-time jobs.

Judson Wallace, president of VAM USA, LLC, an affi liate ...

Judson Wallace, president of VAM USA, LLC, an affi liate of Vallourec Group, the parent company of V&M Star, announces a $57 million investment in a new plant near V&M that will create 100 full-time ...