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Ronson McDowell, a fourth grader from Paul C. Bunn Elementary, reads Barack Obama's back to school speech during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman.

Ronson McDowell, a fourth grader from Paul C. Bunn Elementary, ...

Ronson McDowell, a fourth grader from Paul C. Bunn Elementary, reads Barack Obama's back to school speech during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman.


John Legend is seen backstage with the awards for best R&B album, best R&B song, and best traditional R&B vocal performance at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.

John Legend is seen backstage with the awards for best ...

John Legend is seen backstage with the awards for best R&B album, best R&B song, and best traditional R&B vocal performance at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.


Rihanna, left, and Eminem perform at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.

Rihanna, left, and Eminem perform at the 53rd annual Grammy ...

Rihanna, left, and Eminem perform at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.


Christopher Anderson

Christopher Anderson

Christopher Anderson


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McDonald's Matthias Tayala (24) drives to the net during a game at Western Reserve High School on Friday evening.

McDonald's Matthias Tayala (24) drives to the net during a ...

McDonald's Matthias Tayala (24) drives to the net during a game at Western Reserve High School on Friday evening.


Artist Donna Bostardi works on her handcrafted jewelry at 29 Logan Ave., "A Little Gallery on the West Hill." The gallery, just west of downtown Sharon, is a mecca for handmade art deco, all made by the talented area artists.

Artist Donna Bostardi works on her handcrafted jewelry at 29 ...

Artist Donna Bostardi works on her handcrafted jewelry at 29 Logan Ave., "A Little Gallery on the West Hill." The gallery, just west of downtown Sharon, is a mecca for handmade art deco, all made ...


Lady Gaga arrives at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.

Lady Gaga arrives at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on ...

Lady Gaga arrives at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.


Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams reads a speech by then Senator Barack Obama at the groundbreaking of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman.

Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams reads a speech by then Senator ...

Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams reads a speech by then Senator Barack Obama at the groundbreaking of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools ...


Kaylee Cerbus, a kindergartener from Paul C. Bunn Elementary, reads "Making a Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich" during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman.

Kaylee Cerbus, a kindergartener from Paul C. Bunn Elementary, reads ...

Kaylee Cerbus, a kindergartener from Paul C. Bunn Elementary, reads "Making a Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich" during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman.


Stepping through the door at 29 Logan Ave., "A Little Gallery on the West Hill." The gallery, just west of downtown Sharon, is a mecca for handmade art deco, all made by the talented area artists.

Stepping through the door at 29 Logan Ave., "A Little ...

Stepping through the door at 29 Logan Ave., "A Little Gallery on the West Hill." The gallery, just west of downtown Sharon, is a mecca for handmade art deco, all made by the talented area ...


In this Jan. 26, 2011 photo, Eric Fitch holds a Magic Hat glass in front of the digester building at the brewery in South Burlington, Vt.  The Vermont brewery is giving new meaning to the idea of green beer. Magic Hat Brewing Co., of South Burlington, is the first site to use a device that turns spent grain from the brewing process into natural gas that is then used to fuel brewing operations.  The 42-foot tall anaerobic methane digester, installed last summer, extracts energy from the spent hops, barley and yeast left over from the brewing process.

In this Jan. 26, 2011 photo, Eric Fitch holds a ...

In this Jan. 26, 2011 photo, Eric Fitch holds a Magic Hat glass in front of the digester building at the brewery in South Burlington, Vt. The Vermont brewery is giving new meaning to the ...


The Copper Doors entice the public into 29 Logan Ave., "A Little Gallery on the West Hill." The gallery, just west of downtown Sharon, is a mecca for handmade art deco, all made by the talented area artists.

The Copper Doors entice the public into 29 Logan Ave., ...

The Copper Doors entice the public into 29 Logan Ave., "A Little Gallery on the West Hill." The gallery, just west of downtown Sharon, is a mecca for handmade art deco, all made by the ...


A'Mya Moody, a second-grader from Paul C. Bunn Elementary, reads a selection called "Books" during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman.

A'Mya Moody, a second-grader from Paul C. Bunn Elementary, reads ...

A'Mya Moody, a second-grader from Paul C. Bunn Elementary, reads a selection called "Books" during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman.


LaBrae's Peyton Aldridge (10) tries to score as  Cody Dillon (10) plays tight defense during their game Tuesday evening.

LaBrae's Peyton Aldridge (10) tries to score as Cody Dillon ...

LaBrae's Peyton Aldridge (10) tries to score as Cody Dillon (10) plays tight defense during their game Tuesday evening.


Struthers' Adam Ryczaj (40) looks for help as Colin Reardon (10) and Anthony Machi (2) play defense during their game Wednesday night.

Struthers' Adam Ryczaj (40) looks for help as Colin Reardon ...

Struthers' Adam Ryczaj (40) looks for help as Colin Reardon (10) and Anthony Machi (2) play defense during their game Wednesday night.


The Black Keys, Patrick Carney, right, and Dan Auerbach accept the award for best alternative music album during the pre-telecast at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.

The Black Keys, Patrick Carney, right, and Dan Auerbach accept ...

The Black Keys, Patrick Carney, right, and Dan Auerbach accept the award for best alternative music album during the pre-telecast at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.


Roland C. Barksdale-Hall reads a selection from his book "Under African Skies" during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman.

Roland C. Barksdale-Hall reads a selection from his book "Under ...

Roland C. Barksdale-Hall reads a selection from his book "Under African Skies" during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman.


Jeff Gordon, left, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. hold their awards for winning the top two spots in qualifying for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011. Earnhardt won the pole position with a speed of 186.089 mph.

Jeff Gordon, left, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. hold their awards ...

Jeff Gordon, left, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. hold their awards for winning the top two spots in qualifying for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. ...


"Monday Morning Clay Mugs" by Jim Lutz of New Castle grace the shelf at 29 Logan Ave., "A Little Gallery on the West Hill." The gallery, just west of downtown Sharon, is a mecca for handmade art deco, all made by the talented area artists.

"Monday Morning Clay Mugs" by Jim Lutz of New Castle ...

"Monday Morning Clay Mugs" by Jim Lutz of New Castle grace the shelf at 29 Logan Ave., "A Little Gallery on the West Hill." The gallery, just west of downtown Sharon, is a mecca for ...


Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams reads a speech by then-Senator Barack Obama at the groundbreaking of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman.

Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams reads a speech by then-Senator Barack ...

Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams reads a speech by then-Senator Barack Obama at the groundbreaking of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial during the African American Read-In held by the Youngstown City Schools at ...


Cee Lo Green performs at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.

Cee Lo Green performs at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards ...

Cee Lo Green performs at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.


Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner and NHL Hall of Fame center Mario Lemieux, second from left, is joined by Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris, left, and Sidney Crosby, right, for a ceremonial puck drop before  the NHL Winter Classic outdoor hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011. The Capitals won 3-1.

Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner and NHL Hall of Fame center Mario ...

Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner and NHL Hall of Fame center Mario Lemieux, second from left, is joined by Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris, left, and Sidney Crosby, right, for a ceremonial puck ...


Pewter, copper and bronze are cleverly made into necklaces and jewelry  by artist Donna Little of Sharon, an accomplished metal smith, at 29 Logan Ave., "A Little Gallery on the West Hill." The gallery, just west of downtown Sharon, is a mecca for handmade art deco, all made by the talented area artists.

Pewter, copper and bronze are cleverly made into necklaces and ...

Pewter, copper and bronze are cleverly made into necklaces and jewelry by artist Donna Little of Sharon, an accomplished metal smith, at 29 Logan Ave., "A Little Gallery on the West Hill." The gallery, just ...


Alaina Moody proudly shows off the Valentine’s Day card that she and her military partner made for troops in Afghanistan.

Alaina Moody proudly shows off the Valentine’s Day card that ...

Alaina Moody proudly shows off the Valentine’s Day card that she and her military partner made for troops in Afghanistan.


Sassy Pickard of Youngstown demonstrates bunny massage as a way to relax and bond with ones pet rabbit. Pickard is the head of the Frisky Ferrets, Fuzzies and Feathered Friends Rescue and Sanctuary or F5RS and in observance of National Adopt a Rabbit Month the group held wellness checks and classes throughout Saturday morning and afternoon at Petco in Boardman.

Sassy Pickard of Youngstown demonstrates bunny massage as a way ...

Sassy Pickard of Youngstown demonstrates bunny massage as a way to relax and bond with ones pet rabbit. Pickard is the head of the Frisky Ferrets, Fuzzies and Feathered Friends Rescue and Sanctuary or F5RS ...


Jessica Myers from Youngstown State University’s Armed Forces Student Association and Gianna Zamudio, a kindergarten student at Zion Christian School at Zion Lutheran Church in Youngstown, share a quiet moment while creating Valentine’s Day cards to be sent to troops in Afghanistan. George McDonnell, a local business leader, has been instrumental in providing connections for delivery of the valentines. The event was sponsored by Shepherd of the Valley Home Health.

Jessica Myers from Youngstown State University’s Armed Forces Student Association ...

Jessica Myers from Youngstown State University’s Armed Forces Student Association and Gianna Zamudio, a kindergarten student at Zion Christian School at Zion Lutheran Church in Youngstown, share a quiet moment while creating Valentine’s Day cards ...


Keith Bliss (left) and his brother Dale (right) owners of the Greene Eagle Winery in Cortland.

Keith Bliss (left) and his brother Dale (right) owners of ...

Keith Bliss (left) and his brother Dale (right) owners of the Greene Eagle Winery in Cortland.


Youngstown Phantoms goaltender Matt O’Connor

Youngstown Phantoms goaltender Matt O’Connor

Youngstown Phantoms goaltender Matt O’Connor


Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail Johnson's calling hours Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center.

Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail ...

Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail Johnson's calling hours Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center.


Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail Johnson's calling hours Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center.

Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail ...

Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail Johnson's calling hours Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center.


Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail Johnson's calling hours Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center.

Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail ...

Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail Johnson's calling hours Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center.


Aidan Hankey, right, and William Ronci from Shepherd of The Valley-Poland and a World War II Army veteran, share a laugh while making Valentine’s Day cards to be sent to military personnel in Afghanistan. Aidan is a kindergarten student at Zion Christian School at Zion Lutheran Church in Youngstown. Ronci fought in several battles with the 3rd and 7th Armies in their drive across Europe toward Germany. A group of young veterans, members of the Armed Forces Student Association at Youngstown State University, also participated in the event sponsored by Shepherd of the Valley Home Health.

Aidan Hankey, right, and William Ronci from Shepherd of The ...

Aidan Hankey, right, and William Ronci from Shepherd of The Valley-Poland and a World War II Army veteran, share a laugh while making Valentine’s Day cards to be sent to military personnel in Afghanistan. Aidan ...


Mourners gather to offer their support to the family of Jamail Johnson Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center. Johnson, a YSU senior,  was killed in a shooting early February 6th at his residence north of the YSU campus. 11 people, including six YSU students, were wounded.

Mourners gather to offer their support to the family of ...

Mourners gather to offer their support to the family of Jamail Johnson Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center. Johnson, a YSU senior, was killed in a shooting early February 6th at his residence north of ...


A fellow mourner comforts YSU's President Cynthia E. Anderson at the funeral of Jamail Johnson Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center. Johnson, a YSU senior,  was killed in a shooting early February 6th at his residence north of the YSU campus. 11 people, including six YSU students, were wounded.

A fellow mourner comforts YSU's President Cynthia E. Anderson at ...

A fellow mourner comforts YSU's President Cynthia E. Anderson at the funeral of Jamail Johnson Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center. Johnson, a YSU senior, was killed in a shooting early February 6th at his ...


Youngstown Phantom Mike Ambrosia and the Lincoln Stars' Chris Casto fight for possession of the puck.

Youngstown Phantom Mike Ambrosia and the Lincoln Stars' Chris Casto ...

Youngstown Phantom Mike Ambrosia and the Lincoln Stars' Chris Casto fight for possession of the puck.


Quaker Steak and Lube, 5800 Interstate Blvd., Austintown.

Quaker Steak and Lube, 5800 Interstate Blvd., Austintown.

Quaker Steak and Lube, 5800 Interstate Blvd., Austintown.


Brighid Donnelly, 8, of Austintown, learns to massage her pet rabbit, Andy, Saturday afternoon at Petco in Boardman.

Brighid Donnelly, 8, of Austintown, learns to massage her pet ...

Brighid Donnelly, 8, of Austintown, learns to massage her pet rabbit, Andy, Saturday afternoon at Petco in Boardman.


Youngstown Penguin Tieara Jones drives to the hoop and is defended by Valparaiso's Maegan Callaway.

Youngstown Penguin Tieara Jones drives to the hoop and is ...

Youngstown Penguin Tieara Jones drives to the hoop and is defended by Valparaiso's Maegan Callaway.


Warren Police Chief Tim Bowers

Warren Police Chief Tim Bowers

Warren Police Chief Tim Bowers


Mourners of the death of Jamail Johnson comfort one another at his funeral service held at YSU's Beeghly Center Saturday morning. Johnson, a YSU senior,  was killed in a shooting early February 6 at his residence north of the YSU campus. 11 people, including six YSU students, were wounded.

Mourners of the death of Jamail Johnson comfort one another ...

Mourners of the death of Jamail Johnson comfort one another at his funeral service held at YSU's Beeghly Center Saturday morning. Johnson, a YSU senior, was killed in a shooting early February 6 at his ...


Austintown Quaker Steak and Lube manager Wanda Keller.

Austintown Quaker Steak and Lube manager Wanda Keller.

Austintown Quaker Steak and Lube manager Wanda Keller.


Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail Johnson's calling hours Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center.

Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail ...

Members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity gather during Jamail Johnson's calling hours Saturday morning at YSU's Beeghly Center.


Austintown Resident Debbie Precurato.

Austintown Resident Debbie Precurato.

Austintown Resident Debbie Precurato.


A mourner is escorted away from the casket of shooting victim Jamail Johnson during Saturdays calling hours at YSU's Beeghly Center.

A mourner is escorted away from the casket of shooting ...

A mourner is escorted away from the casket of shooting victim Jamail Johnson during Saturdays calling hours at YSU's Beeghly Center.