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Douglas

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Douglas


Davis

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Mr. and Mrs. Richard Premec

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Premec

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Premec


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Time for a dance: “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” was the theme for a Valentine’s Day dance at Victoria House Assisted Living Facility, 5295 Ashley Circle, Austintown, where the grand lobby was transformed into “Club Victoria.” After residents were treated to a surf-and-turf dinner, music was provided by Steve Fazzini as special guests and a group of ballroom dancers entertained and danced with the residents. Joining in the festivity, above, was Rosemary Yaworsky, a nurse at Victoria House, whose dance partner is one of the residents, Jack Finn.

Time for a dance: “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” was ...

Time for a dance: “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” was the theme for a Valentine’s Day dance at Victoria House Assisted Living Facility, 5295 Ashley Circle, Austintown, where the grand lobby was transformed into “Club ...


From left to right are Carla Infante, president of the Youngstown Opera Guild; Neil Meloro and Kayla Wilson, vocal students at Youngstown State University; and Dr. Misook Yun, vocal professor at YSU. The guild’s scholarship luncheon will be March 5.

From left to right are Carla Infante, president of the ...

From left to right are Carla Infante, president of the Youngstown Opera Guild; Neil Meloro and Kayla Wilson, vocal students at Youngstown State University; and Dr. Misook Yun, vocal professor at YSU. The guild’s scholarship ...


Jigsaw puzzles exchanged: Newton Falls Public Library, 204 S. Canal St., encouraged residents to take part in its annual Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange recently at the library. New or gently used jigsaw puzzles were taken to the library, then those donating puzzles later returned to the library to select “new to you” puzzles. The winner of a drawing at the exchange was George Chepke, above. He and his wife, Pat, picked up the three puzzles and puzzle mat he won at the event.

Jigsaw puzzles exchanged: Newton Falls Public Library, 204 S. Canal ...

Jigsaw puzzles exchanged: Newton Falls Public Library, 204 S. Canal St., encouraged residents to take part in its annual Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange recently at the library. New or gently used jigsaw puzzles were taken to ...


Skis the limit: The Warren Ski Club will present a beerfest and auction from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 11 at McMenamy’s Restaurant, 325 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles. Admission to the auction is free. Beer-tasting samples will be available for $10 from five Ohio microbrewers: Great Lakes, Rust Belt, Ohio, Thirsty Dog and Willoughby Brewers. There also will be a cash bar. Part of the proceeds will benefit Three Trackers of Ohio, an all-volunteer group that promotes adaptive recreational sports for those with physical disabilities. For more information visit www.warrenskiclub.org. Some members of the auction committee are, in front, from left, Nancy Iezzi Dom, Mary Kirila and Gigi Ferris, and, in back, Bob Shimek, club president; Jack Kumik; and Joe Nardella.

Skis the limit: The Warren Ski Club will present a ...

Skis the limit: The Warren Ski Club will present a beerfest and auction from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 11 at McMenamy’s Restaurant, 325 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles. Admission to the auction is free. Beer-tasting samples ...


William Witt

William Witt

William Witt


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A small but vocal group of Kasich supporters, including local tea-party members, carried signs outside the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, where he spoke.

A small but vocal group of Kasich supporters, including local ...

A small but vocal group of Kasich supporters, including local tea-party members, carried signs outside the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, where he spoke.


Carolina Biological Supply Company in Burlington, N.C. is shown in this Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 photo. A young college student from Saudi Arabia who studied chemical engineering in Texas purchased explosive chemicals over the Internet as part of a plan to hide bomb materials inside dolls and baby carriages to blow up dams, nuclear plants or the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush, the Justice Department said Thursday. One of the chemical companies, Carolina Biological Supply, reported suspicious purchases by Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, of Lubbock, Texas, to the FBI on Feb. 1. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Carolina Biological Supply Company in Burlington, N.C. is shown in ...

Carolina Biological Supply Company in Burlington, N.C. is shown in this Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 photo. A young college student from Saudi Arabia who studied chemical engineering in Texas purchased explosive chemicals over the Internet ...


Gov. John Kasich speaks to a crowd of 480 at a Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber luncheon in a hangar at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna. He discussed Senate Bill 5, which would limit collective bargaining in Ohio, and his jobs initiative for the state.

Gov. John Kasich speaks to a crowd of 480 at ...

Gov. John Kasich speaks to a crowd of 480 at a Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber luncheon in a hangar at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna. He discussed Senate Bill 5, which would limit collective bargaining ...


Austintown Middle School teacher Michelle Best recently won an award from OCTELA, The Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts. Best will receive the award at a conference March 4.

Austintown Middle School teacher Michelle Best recently won an award ...

Austintown Middle School teacher Michelle Best recently won an award from OCTELA, The Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts. Best will receive the award at a conference March 4.


Youngstown State’s Vytas Sulskis during a Horizon League contest at YSU’s Beeghly Center on Feb. 24.

Youngstown State’s Vytas Sulskis during a Horizon League contest at ...

Youngstown State’s Vytas Sulskis during a Horizon League contest at YSU’s Beeghly Center on Feb. 24.


Youngstown State’s Damian Eargle (21) shoots over Alec Brown of Green Bay in fi rst-half action of Thursday’s Horizon League contest at YSU’s Beeghly Center. Eagle posted 19 points and seven rebounds for the Penguins, who came up short against the Phoenix, 71-60.

Youngstown State’s Damian Eargle (21) shoots over Alec Brown of ...

Youngstown State’s Damian Eargle (21) shoots over Alec Brown of Green Bay in fi rst-half action of Thursday’s Horizon League contest at YSU’s Beeghly Center. Eagle posted 19 points and seven rebounds for the Penguins, ...


Canfield Fire Chief Robert Tieche

Canfield Fire Chief Robert Tieche

Canfield Fire Chief Robert Tieche


Kasich didn’t receive a warm reception from about 700 union members and their supporters who came to criticize his decision to support legislation that would end or limit collective bargaining for state employees.

Kasich didn’t receive a warm reception from about 700 union ...

Kasich didn’t receive a warm reception from about 700 union members and their supporters who came to criticize his decision to support legislation that would end or limit collective bargaining for state employees.


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Ursuline's Courtney Powell muscles her way between Lisbon defenders #20 Anna Dunn and #12 Julie Gauntt, while on her way to the basket.

Ursuline's Courtney Powell muscles her way between Lisbon defenders #20 ...

Ursuline's Courtney Powell muscles her way between Lisbon defenders #20 Anna Dunn and #12 Julie Gauntt, while on her way to the basket.


Johanna Orozco, of Cleveland, a victim of teenage violence, spoke to a crowd of local counselors, teachers and teens at the YWCA on North Park Avenue in Warren. Orozco’s ex-boyfriend shot her in the face in 2007.

Johanna Orozco, of Cleveland, a victim of teenage violence, spoke ...

Johanna Orozco, of Cleveland, a victim of teenage violence, spoke to a crowd of local counselors, teachers and teens at the YWCA on North Park Avenue in Warren. Orozco’s ex-boyfriend shot her in the face ...


Wendy Clagett, a teacher in the Mathews school district, carried a sign and joined a group of protesters outside the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna, where Gov. John Kasich spoke.

Wendy Clagett, a teacher in the Mathews school district, carried ...

Wendy Clagett, a teacher in the Mathews school district, carried a sign and joined a group of protesters outside the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna, where Gov. John Kasich spoke.