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Axl Rose, lead singer of the rock band Guns N’ Roses, performs at the Covelli Centre in downtown Youngstown on Wednesday night. Coincidentally on Wednesday, GNR also was selected for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland next April. Rose took to the Covelli stage at about 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Axl Rose, lead singer of the rock band Guns N’ ...

Axl Rose, lead singer of the rock band Guns N’ Roses, performs at the Covelli Centre in downtown Youngstown on Wednesday night. Coincidentally on Wednesday, GNR also was selected for induction into the Rock and ...


"There was a lot of communication on the types of strategies we can employ to return the property to productive use." - Presley Gillespie, YNDC director

"There was a lot of communication on the types of ...

"There was a lot of communication on the types of strategies we can employ to return the property to productive use." - Presley Gillespie, YNDC director


From left, Cara Carramusa, Agapi Mantos and Jackie Pauley, all employees at Park Vista Retirement Community on Fifth Avenue, Youngstown, dress up as a part of the live Nativity display outside the Park Vista campus.
Carramusa, Mantos and Pauley took the first 30-minute shift in the manger, just as snow began to fall Wednesday night.

From left, Cara Carramusa, Agapi Mantos and Jackie Pauley, all ...

From left, Cara Carramusa, Agapi Mantos and Jackie Pauley, all employees at Park Vista Retirement Community on Fifth Avenue, Youngstown, dress up as a part of the live Nativity display outside the Park Vista campus. ...


Liz Raab , left, whose dog died after being left in the care of a Youngstown kennel owner, and Dana Donnelly from Youngstown, rally near the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus for passage of a bill to allow felony charges against kennel owners who neglect or abuse animals.

Liz Raab , left, whose dog died after being left ...

Liz Raab , left, whose dog died after being left in the care of a Youngstown kennel owner, and Dana Donnelly from Youngstown, rally near the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus for passage of a bill ...


Former Penn State associate head football coach Jerry Sandusky is escorted to a police car Wednesday in Bellefonte, Pa., after being arrested on new child-sex abuse charges brought by two new accusers.

Former Penn State associate head football coach Jerry Sandusky is ...

Former Penn State associate head football coach Jerry Sandusky is escorted to a police car Wednesday in Bellefonte, Pa., after being arrested on new child-sex abuse charges brought by two new accusers.


Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) is pushed out of bounds by Cleveland Browns safety Sabby Piscitelli during their game on Jan. 2 in Cleveland. Pittsburgh has won 14 of the last 15 meetings between the rivals.

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) is pushed out ...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) is pushed out of bounds by Cleveland Browns safety Sabby Piscitelli during their game on Jan. 2 in Cleveland. Pittsburgh has won 14 of the last 15 meetings ...


Mount Union freshman Nate Jacubec, a guard from Struthers, had two points and two rebounds for the Purple Raiders’ in their 79-62 loss to John Carroll on Wednesday night. Jacubec is averaging 9.3 points per game for Mount Union in his first season.

Mount Union freshman Nate Jacubec, a guard from Struthers, had ...

Mount Union freshman Nate Jacubec, a guard from Struthers, had two points and two rebounds for the Purple Raiders’ in their 79-62 loss to John Carroll on Wednesday night. Jacubec is averaging 9.3 points per ...


Pearl Harbor survivor Robert Bishop of Austintown, right, talks with Navy Lt. John Hozler during the program Wednesday. Bishop, a Navy veteran, was aboard the USS Tennessee when the bombing occurred. Hozler, commanding officer of the Navy Operational Support Center at Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna, was the speaker for the event at AMVETS Post 44 in Struthers

Pearl Harbor survivor Robert Bishop of Austintown, right, talks with ...

Pearl Harbor survivor Robert Bishop of Austintown, right, talks with Navy Lt. John Hozler during the program Wednesday. Bishop, a Navy veteran, was aboard the USS Tennessee when the bombing occurred. Hozler, commanding officer of ...


Veterans salute during the Pledge of Allegiance during an observance of the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. The event was Wednesday at AMVETS Post 44 in Struthers.

Veterans salute during the Pledge of Allegiance during an observance ...

Veterans salute during the Pledge of Allegiance during an observance of the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. The event was Wednesday at AMVETS Post 44 ...