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Children perform Christmas musical: Old North Church, 7105 Herbert Road, Canfield, will be the setting for “ihope Christmas” starting at 6 p.m. Sunday. Krista Hosler will direct the musical that presents the Christmas message with both song and drama. Shown at rehearsal are some of the 35 children in the performance. The event is free, and refreshments will follow.

Children perform Christmas musical: Old North Church, 7105 Herbert Road, ...

Children perform Christmas musical: Old North Church, 7105 Herbert Road, Canfield, will be the setting for “ihope Christmas” starting at 6 p.m. Sunday. Krista Hosler will direct the musical that presents the Christmas message with ...


Three cheers for Hubbard students: Members of the Builders Club at St. Patrick School in Hubbard have adopted three soldiers this holiday season. The club is a service organization for junior high students who raise funds to help members of the community as well as fellow students. Club members selected servicemen listed in The Vindicator’s “Operation Holiday Cheer” section, choosing one each from Youngstown, Campbell and Hubbard, the three communities that send students to the school. Various items will be sent to the soldiers throughout the school year. Club members from left to right: Devin Harden, Jack Sebest, Michaela Huber and Kayla Carter.

Three cheers for Hubbard students: Members of the Builders Club ...

Three cheers for Hubbard students: Members of the Builders Club at St. Patrick School in Hubbard have adopted three soldiers this holiday season. The club is a service organization for junior high students who raise ...


Howland’s Olivia Nicholas (2) dribbles past Cardinal Mooney’s Christine Pelini (33) during a non-conference
basketball game Wednesday at Mooney High School. The Tigers downed the Cardinals, 54-44. More preps on B5.

Howland’s Olivia Nicholas (2) dribbles past Cardinal Mooney’s Christine Pelini ...

Howland’s Olivia Nicholas (2) dribbles past Cardinal Mooney’s Christine Pelini (33) during a non-conference basketball game Wednesday at Mooney High School. The Tigers downed the Cardinals, 54-44. More preps on B5.


Trainers tend to Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy (12) after he was hit by Pittsburgh Steelers outside
linebacker James Harrison (92) in the fourth quarter of their NFL game in Pittsburgh. McCoy suffered a hand
injury and was wobbled by the hit, which earned Harrison a one game suspension. McCoy also sustained a concussion although it was not immediately known, Browns team president Mike Holmgren said on Wednesday.

Trainers tend to Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy (12) after ...

Trainers tend to Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy (12) after he was hit by Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison (92) in the fourth quarter of their NFL game in Pittsburgh. McCoy suffered a hand ...


Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is helped off the field by a team trainer and backup quarterback Byron Leftwich after injuring his left ankle in the Steelers’ 14-3 win over Cleveland. Roethlisberger has not practiced since the injury, and no decision has been made as to whether he will play in Monday’s game against San Francisco.

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is helped off the field ...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is helped off the field by a team trainer and backup quarterback Byron Leftwich after injuring his left ankle in the Steelers’ 14-3 win over Cleveland. Roethlisberger has not practiced ...


Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jeff Karstens, left, and team president Frank Coonelly sign autographs for Ramsey Brown, 7, of Sharon, Pa., at the annual Pirates Caravan event Wednesday at The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown. Normally reserved for the end of January, the annual event was moved up a month because the team was itching to get the season going, said Coonelly.

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jeff Karstens, left, and team president Frank ...

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jeff Karstens, left, and team president Frank Coonelly sign autographs for Ramsey Brown, 7, of Sharon, Pa., at the annual Pirates Caravan event Wednesday at The Butler Institute of American Art in ...


Mindy Jones, a volunteer at the Warren Family Mission on Elm Road, sorts through toys for needy children.

Mindy Jones, a volunteer at the Warren Family Mission on ...

Mindy Jones, a volunteer at the Warren Family Mission on Elm Road, sorts through toys for needy children.


Sixth-grader Danny Moore, a Crestview student, takes a bag from the Springfield bus during the two schools’ annual holiday project.

Sixth-grader Danny Moore, a Crestview student, takes a bag from ...

Sixth-grader Danny Moore, a Crestview student, takes a bag from the Springfield bus during the two schools’ annual holiday project.