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Clowning around: Boardman-Poland Junior Women’s League recently sponsored an Idora Park theme luncheon for the residents of Glenellen Senior Living Community in North Lima. League members Debbie Chopp and Nina Lowry, above, dressed as clowns to greet residents and hand out beaded necklaces. Participants enjoyed corn dogs, french fries and other “park” food. After games and a movie about the Youngstown park, residents reminisced, many recalling the large ballroom and weekends spent dancing to big band sounds.

Clowning around: Boardman-Poland Junior Women’s League recently sponsored an Idora ...

Clowning around: Boardman-Poland Junior Women’s League recently sponsored an Idora Park theme luncheon for the residents of Glenellen Senior Living Community in North Lima. League members Debbie Chopp and Nina Lowry, above, dressed as clowns ...


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Hall of Fame inductees: The annual Hall of Fame Banquet of the Greater Youngstown Area Chapter of the Knights of Columbus took place recently at St. George Lodge on Vestal Road in Youngstown. Among the honorees were two members of Girard Council 2935. Tom Gaul, left, was inducted for the year 2011. Gaul is president of the council home company, a trustee in the Third and Fourth degrees and caretaker of the council hall; handles hall rentals; and performs with the honor guard. Mike Norton, right, was inducted for the year 2011 and chosen as class honoree in the Third Degree. Norton is grand knight of Council 2935, membership and veterans director, pilot for the Fourth degree, recording secretary for the home company and vice president of the Greater Youngstown Area Chapter; performs with the honor guard; and serves on the board of directors of the President Charity Foundation.

Hall of Fame inductees: The annual Hall of Fame Banquet ...

Hall of Fame inductees: The annual Hall of Fame Banquet of the Greater Youngstown Area Chapter of the Knights of Columbus took place recently at St. George Lodge on Vestal Road in Youngstown. Among the ...


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YSU forward Cale Zuiker tries to maneuver around Akron center Zeke Marshall during Monday’s game at
Rhodes Arena.

YSU forward Cale Zuiker tries to maneuver around Akron center ...

YSU forward Cale Zuiker tries to maneuver around Akron center Zeke Marshall during Monday’s game at Rhodes Arena.


Boardman’s Emily Gibbs tries to drive around Fitch defender Aallyah Sadler during Monday’s game in Boardman.

Boardman’s Emily Gibbs tries to drive around Fitch defender Aallyah ...

Boardman’s Emily Gibbs tries to drive around Fitch defender Aallyah Sadler during Monday’s game in Boardman.


Author James Mallog of Austintown visits with second-graders at Watson Elementary School. Mallog read to the children Monday.

Author James Mallog of Austintown visits with second-graders at Watson ...

Author James Mallog of Austintown visits with second-graders at Watson Elementary School. Mallog read to the children Monday.


Akiva Academy sixth-grader Ben Shapiro, 12, right, suggests to Santa Claus, played by seventh-grader Eric Allen, 12, that he attend a Hanukkah program to learn about the meaning of the Jewish observance.

Akiva Academy sixth-grader Ben Shapiro, 12, right, suggests to Santa ...

Akiva Academy sixth-grader Ben Shapiro, 12, right, suggests to Santa Claus, played by seventh-grader Eric Allen, 12, that he attend a Hanukkah program to learn about the meaning of the Jewish observance.


Rosalia Stewart, a fourth-grader at Kirkmere Elementary, selects a color to finish her Christmas card. Students made cards that will be sent to wounded U.S. military personnel in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., who can’t go home for the holiday.

Rosalia Stewart, a fourth-grader at Kirkmere Elementary, selects a color ...

Rosalia Stewart, a fourth-grader at Kirkmere Elementary, selects a color to finish her Christmas card. Students made cards that will be sent to wounded U.S. military personnel in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in ...