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SURFS UP and Walleye Wednesday can't be far behind as a motorist blows through the water covering the road by Drakes Landing on Western Reserve Road.

SURFS UP and Walleye Wednesday can't be far behind as ...

SURFS UP and Walleye Wednesday can't be far behind as a motorist blows through the water covering the road by Drakes Landing on Western Reserve Road.


A combination of melting snow and expected heavy rain almost two or more inches  had  the entire Mahoning Valley under a flood warning till about 7 p.m.

A combination of melting snow and expected heavy rain almost ...

A combination of melting snow and expected heavy rain almost two or more inches had the entire Mahoning Valley under a flood warning till about 7 p.m.


Brad Shellito, geography professor at Youngstown State University, dons 3-D glasss while demonstrating the geography department’s new GeoWall 3D projection system inside the Phelps building on campus.

Brad Shellito, geography professor at Youngstown State University, dons 3-D ...

Brad Shellito, geography professor at Youngstown State University, dons 3-D glasss while demonstrating the geography department’s new GeoWall 3D projection system inside the Phelps building on campus.


Salem's Ryan Bush (1)  shoots past the defense of Matt Latham (44) and Luke Butcher (2) during their game Monday night in Boardman.

Salem's Ryan Bush (1) shoots past the defense of Matt ...

Salem's Ryan Bush (1) shoots past the defense of Matt Latham (44) and Luke Butcher (2) during their game Monday night in Boardman.


On Front Street in Girard under the viaduct, the Mahoning River creeps up to a house as it overflows its banks.

On Front Street in Girard under the viaduct, the Mahoning ...

On Front Street in Girard under the viaduct, the Mahoning River creeps up to a house as it overflows its banks.


Flooding on state Route 46 and McKees Lane in Weathersfield Township in Trumbull County caused the road to be closed to traffic for several hours Monday.

Flooding on state Route 46 and McKees Lane in Weathersfield ...

Flooding on state Route 46 and McKees Lane in Weathersfield Township in Trumbull County caused the road to be closed to traffic for several hours Monday.


Mooney's Danny Reese (24) tries to keep the ball from Ray Russ (4) during their game Monday night in Boardman.

Mooney's Danny Reese (24) tries to keep the ball from ...

Mooney's Danny Reese (24) tries to keep the ball from Ray Russ (4) during their game Monday night in Boardman.


YSU's Damian Eargle passes around Green Bay's Daniel Turner during first half action Thursday.

YSU's Damian Eargle passes around Green Bay's Daniel Turner during ...

YSU's Damian Eargle passes around Green Bay's Daniel Turner during first half action Thursday.


East High School students cut a rug in a classroom in preparation for Friday’s Quinceanera at the school. A Quinceanera celebrates a girl’s maturity into a young lady.

East High School students cut a rug in a classroom ...

East High School students cut a rug in a classroom in preparation for Friday’s Quinceanera at the school. A Quinceanera celebrates a girl’s maturity into a young lady.


A vehicle had to be towed out of water that flooded West South Range Road (state Route 165) in Beaver Township on Monday.

A vehicle had to be towed out of water that ...

A vehicle had to be towed out of water that flooded West South Range Road (state Route 165) in Beaver Township on Monday.


Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Gerald Payn of Wooster, engages fifth-graders at Girard Intermediate School during a presentation Monday. Greg Bonamase, principal, said the enrichment program “is designed to bring history alive.”

Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Gerald Payn of Wooster, engages ...

Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Gerald Payn of Wooster, engages fifth-graders at Girard Intermediate School during a presentation Monday. Greg Bonamase, principal, said the enrichment program “is designed to bring history alive.”


Boardman Township Trustee Brad Calhoun

Boardman Township Trustee Brad Calhoun

Boardman Township Trustee Brad Calhoun


East High School senior and Spanish Club President Barraya Hickson.

East High School senior and Spanish Club President Barraya Hickson.

East High School senior and Spanish Club President Barraya Hickson.


O'Mearo Beaver

O'Mearo Beaver

O'Mearo Beaver


SURFS UP and Walleye Wednesday can't be far behind as a motorist blows through the water covering the road by Drakes Landing on Western Reserve Road.

SURFS UP and Walleye Wednesday can't be far behind as ...

SURFS UP and Walleye Wednesday can't be far behind as a motorist blows through the water covering the road by Drakes Landing on Western Reserve Road.


East High School students practice dancing in preparation for Friday’s Quinceanera. In the center of the circle are juniors Miguel Cintron and Michelle Lozada.

East High School students practice dancing in preparation for Friday’s ...

East High School students practice dancing in preparation for Friday’s Quinceanera. In the center of the circle are juniors Miguel Cintron and Michelle Lozada.


Gerald Payn looks the part of Abraham Lincoln dressed in a long black suit coat and trousers along with the trademark top hat. His wife, Marilyn, plays the part of Lincoln’s spouse, Mary Todd. Payn portrayed the 16th president for students at Girard Intermediate School Monday.

Gerald Payn looks the part of Abraham Lincoln dressed in ...

Gerald Payn looks the part of Abraham Lincoln dressed in a long black suit coat and trousers along with the trademark top hat. His wife, Marilyn, plays the part of Lincoln’s spouse, Mary Todd. Payn ...


Young at heart: Residents of the Century House of Salem celebrated Valentine’s Day with a special dinner served to each resident on their own Valentine heart plate, along with a heart of chocolates. Activities for the residents’ enjoyment included Valentine games, stories and riddles. In the afternoon the residents also were treated to a hand massage for their relaxation while enjoying the warmth of the home’s Valentine tree. Participating in some of the activities were, from left, Ruby Schnurrenberger, Ann Dzik, Grace Donohue and Mary Beard.

Young at heart: Residents of the Century House of Salem ...

Young at heart: Residents of the Century House of Salem celebrated Valentine’s Day with a special dinner served to each resident on their own Valentine heart plate, along with a heart of chocolates. Activities for ...


An evening for Valentines: The annual Valentine’s Day dinner and entertainment took place at the Ursuline Center in Canfield. A capacity crowd of nearly 200 filled the center’s auditorium for dinner provided by The Broad Street Diner in Canfield, for a performance by Tom Solich on the piano and a performance of the One Voice ensemble from Ursuline High School in Youngstown.

An evening for Valentines: The annual Valentine’s Day dinner and ...

An evening for Valentines: The annual Valentine’s Day dinner and entertainment took place at the Ursuline Center in Canfield. A capacity crowd of nearly 200 filled the center’s auditorium for dinner provided by The Broad ...


An armed man stands on top of a captured tank in Zawiya, 30 miles (50 kilometers) west of Tripoli, in Libya Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011. Hundreds of armed anti-government forces backed by military defectors in Zawiya, the city closest to the capital Tripoli, prepared Sunday to repel an expected offensive by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi who are surrounding the city. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

An armed man stands on top of a captured tank ...

An armed man stands on top of a captured tank in Zawiya, 30 miles (50 kilometers) west of Tripoli, in Libya Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011. Hundreds of armed anti-government forces backed by military defectors in ...


Margo Kernen, right, of Kent, protests against a bill at the Ohio Statehouse Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio, that would strip public employees of collective bargaining rights.

Margo Kernen, right, of Kent, protests against a bill at ...

Margo Kernen, right, of Kent, protests against a bill at the Ohio Statehouse Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio, that would strip public employees of collective bargaining rights.


Protestors in opposition of Senate Bill 5 gather at the Ohio Statehouse, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. The bill would strip public employees of collective bargaining rights.

Protestors in opposition of Senate Bill 5 gather at the ...

Protestors in opposition of Senate Bill 5 gather at the Ohio Statehouse, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. The bill would strip public employees of collective bargaining rights.


Jordan Peterson celebrates after it was announced protesters could spend another night at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis., Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, on the 13th day of protests over the governor's proposed budget.

Jordan Peterson celebrates after it was announced protesters could spend ...

Jordan Peterson celebrates after it was announced protesters could spend another night at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis., Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, on the 13th day of protests over the governor's proposed budget.


Wisconsin Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs, right, talks to a protester at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis., Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, after it was announced the demonstrators will be to stay another night at the Capitol. Opponents to the governor's bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers have been demonstrating for 13 days.

Wisconsin Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs, right, talks to a ...

Wisconsin Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs, right, talks to a protester at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis., Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, after it was announced the demonstrators will be to stay another night at ...