Photos for February 12, 2011

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FILE - In this June 30, 2009, file photo, former Pittsburgh Pirates manager Chuck Tanner smiles during a photo next to a replica of the outfield wall at Forbes Field on display at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Tanner, who managed the Pirates to one of the greatest comebacks in World Series history, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at his home in New Castle, Pa., after a long illness, the team Pirates said. He was 81. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

FILE - In this June 30, 2009, file photo, former ...

FILE - In this June 30, 2009, file photo, former Pittsburgh Pirates manager Chuck Tanner smiles during a photo next to a replica of the outfield wall at Forbes Field on display at PNC Park ...


Brian Brownlie proposed to his wife Melanie on a North Carolina beach in 2008 by leaving a shell in the sand that read, “Will you marry me? I love you!” The couple has been married since 2009.

Brian Brownlie proposed to his wife Melanie on a North ...

Brian Brownlie proposed to his wife Melanie on a North Carolina beach in 2008 by leaving a shell in the sand that read, “Will you marry me? I love you!” The couple has been married ...


Jamelle Jackson ( on video screen)

Jamelle Jackson ( on video screen)

Jamelle Jackson ( on video screen)


Jesse Sellars

Jesse Sellars

Jesse Sellars


Joellin Chance and Elan Caruso, both officers for the junior class at Fitch High School, helped raise money Friday for an Austintown family whose son, Jesse Sellars, died last week. The money will be given to the family to help with funeral costs.

Joellin Chance and Elan Caruso, both officers for the junior ...

Joellin Chance and Elan Caruso, both officers for the junior class at Fitch High School, helped raise money Friday for an Austintown family whose son, Jesse Sellars, died last week. The money will be given ...


Amal Ilain of Youngstown was one of about 40 demonstrators who celebrated Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation Friday in downtown Youngstown. The banner read, “Egyptians Deserve Democracy.”

Amal Ilain of Youngstown was one of about 40 demonstrators ...

Amal Ilain of Youngstown was one of about 40 demonstrators who celebrated Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation Friday in downtown Youngstown. The banner read, “Egyptians Deserve Democracy.”


Demonstrators from the Arab American Cultural and Education Center gather at the Thomas Lambros Federal Courthouse in downtown Youngstown to celebrate Hosni Mubarak’s resignation as president of Egypt.

Demonstrators from the Arab American Cultural and Education Center gather ...

Demonstrators from the Arab American Cultural and Education Center gather at the Thomas Lambros Federal Courthouse in downtown Youngstown to celebrate Hosni Mubarak’s resignation as president of Egypt.


Susan Kondos walks her three dogs at Yellow Creek Park in Struthers on Thursday afternoon. Kondos, a self-proclaimed dog lover, said she’s excited for the Mill Creek MetroParks’ new membership program MetroMutts, which invites residents and their dogs into the MetroParks for throughout the year.

Susan Kondos walks her three dogs at Yellow Creek Park ...

Susan Kondos walks her three dogs at Yellow Creek Park in Struthers on Thursday afternoon. Kondos, a self-proclaimed dog lover, said she’s excited for the Mill Creek MetroParks’ new membership program MetroMutts, which invites residents ...


South Range junior Dan Good is fouled by Springfield junior Nick Russell.

South Range junior Dan Good is fouled by Springfield junior ...

South Range junior Dan Good is fouled by Springfield junior Nick Russell.


Asa Bush

Asa Bush

Asa Bush


Jamelle Jackson

Jamelle Jackson

Jamelle Jackson


Salam Elwanni of Youngstown holds a sign referring to the recent revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt and speculating on which country could protest for its freedom next. She was among about 40 demonstrators celebrating the departure of Hosni Mubarak as Egypt’s president at a downtown Youngstown rally Friday in front of the Lambros Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse on Market Street. In the background is the Mahoning County Courthouse.

Salam Elwanni of Youngstown holds a sign referring to the ...

Salam Elwanni of Youngstown holds a sign referring to the recent revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt and speculating on which country could protest for its freedom next. She was among about 40 demonstrators celebrating the ...


Demetrius Wright

Demetrius Wright

Demetrius Wright


Lauren Mechling, junior class counselor at Fitch High School, said student Jesse Sellars was always joking and smiling. Sellars, 17, died last week of pneumonia after a short illness.

Lauren Mechling, junior class counselor at Fitch High School, said ...

Lauren Mechling, junior class counselor at Fitch High School, said student Jesse Sellars was always joking and smiling. Sellars, 17, died last week of pneumonia after a short illness.


South Range junior Jordan Baker tries to maintain possession of the ball while his guarded by (14) Brad Ferraro and (31) Ron Rogers.

South Range junior Jordan Baker tries to maintain possession of ...

South Range junior Jordan Baker tries to maintain possession of the ball while his guarded by (14) Brad Ferraro and (31) Ron Rogers.


Junior Principal Dennis Jasinski said students, faculty and staff in the Austintown school district come together in times of tragedy. He worked with the late Jesse Sellars, who was a student office aide, and said he was reliable and came highly recommended.

Junior Principal Dennis Jasinski said students, faculty and staff in ...

Junior Principal Dennis Jasinski said students, faculty and staff in the Austintown school district come together in times of tragedy. He worked with the late Jesse Sellars, who was a student office aide, and said ...


Poland’s Anthony Machi (2) swats the ball away from Canfi eld defenders P.J. Stickle (2) and Jake Ferrier (33) during an All-American Conference Red Tier basketball game Friday at Poland High School. The Bulldogs won 50-41 to give coach Ken Grisdale his 300th career victory.

Poland’s Anthony Machi (2) swats the ball away from Canfi ...

Poland’s Anthony Machi (2) swats the ball away from Canfi eld defenders P.J. Stickle (2) and Jake Ferrier (33) during an All-American Conference Red Tier basketball game Friday at Poland High School. The Bulldogs won ...