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At right, Marine Lt. Col. William J. Truax, officer-in-charge of coordination, liaison and assessment team Latin America, Fort Story, Va., and Amanda Rudolph, put on Gunnery Sgt. Robert A. Rudolph, of Youngstown, the pin to his current rank. Amanda is Rudolph’s wife.

At right, Marine Lt. Col. William J. Truax, officer-in-charge of ...

At right, Marine Lt. Col. William J. Truax, officer-in-charge of coordination, liaison and assessment team Latin America, Fort Story, Va., and Amanda Rudolph, put on Gunnery Sgt. Robert A. Rudolph, of Youngstown, the pin to ...


The main branch of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County in downtown Youngstown.

The main branch of The Public Library of Youngstown and ...

The main branch of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County in downtown Youngstown.


Workers from Nick Hornbeck Construction work on roof of a house on Brook Park Drive in Canfield on Feb. 2, 2011.

Workers from Nick Hornbeck Construction work on roof of a ...

Workers from Nick Hornbeck Construction work on roof of a house on Brook Park Drive in Canfield on Feb. 2, 2011.


43-year-old Adrien German has been a resident of the Orange Village Care Center in Masury since August 2008. He is part of a growing population of nursing home residents under 65 in facilities across the country.

43-year-old Adrien German has been a resident of the Orange ...

43-year-old Adrien German has been a resident of the Orange Village Care Center in Masury since August 2008. He is part of a growing population of nursing home residents under 65 in facilities across the ...


Darla Humphreys, right, talks with Jamie Watkins of Ohio’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman office. Watkins helped Humphreys move into her own apartment after spending a year in a nursing home.

Darla Humphreys, right, talks with Jamie Watkins of Ohio’s Long-Term ...

Darla Humphreys, right, talks with Jamie Watkins of Ohio’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman office. Watkins helped Humphreys move into her own apartment after spending a year in a nursing home.


Linda Hoey, parent liaison for the Youngstown schools’ Parent Pathways program, sorts through donated clothing that the program collects for students. The program aims to help families with school-related issues.

Linda Hoey, parent liaison for the Youngstown schools’ Parent Pathways ...

Linda Hoey, parent liaison for the Youngstown schools’ Parent Pathways program, sorts through donated clothing that the program collects for students. The program aims to help families with school-related issues.


Main Library patrons look through stacks and read at a study area inside the facility. An architectural study recommends $11 million worth of improvements to the library.

Main Library patrons look through stacks and read at a ...

Main Library patrons look through stacks and read at a study area inside the facility. An architectural study recommends $11 million worth of improvements to the library.


YSU's Vytas Sulskis floats past Valparaiso's Crusader Howard Little to score two points.

YSU's Vytas Sulskis floats past Valparaiso's Crusader Howard Little to ...

YSU's Vytas Sulskis floats past Valparaiso's Crusader Howard Little to score two points.


Shoppers examine merchandise for sale at the African Marketplace. Jewelry, clothes, books and art were among the offerings.

Shoppers examine merchandise for sale at the African Marketplace. Jewelry, ...

Shoppers examine merchandise for sale at the African Marketplace. Jewelry, clothes, books and art were among the offerings.


Main Library patrons look through stacks and read at a study area inside the facility. An architectural study recommends $11 million worth of improvements to the library.

Main Library patrons look through stacks and read at a ...

Main Library patrons look through stacks and read at a study area inside the facility. An architectural study recommends $11 million worth of improvements to the library.


18 month-old Lucas Ahern, of Allison Park, Pa., plays at the water table in the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh as part of a kid's pep rally for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 in Pittsburgh.

18 month-old Lucas Ahern, of Allison Park, Pa., plays at ...

18 month-old Lucas Ahern, of Allison Park, Pa., plays at the water table in the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh as part of a kid's pep rally for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 in ...


53-year-old Patrick Mulrooney is a resident at the Orange Village Care Center in Masury.

53-year-old Patrick Mulrooney is a resident at the Orange Village ...

53-year-old Patrick Mulrooney is a resident at the Orange Village Care Center in Masury.


Peyton Weaver of Middlefield walks away with a poster, photograph and football autographed by Ohio State University wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, in background. Although only 9, Peyton claims to have been fan of OSU “forever.”

Peyton Weaver of Middlefield walks away with a poster, photograph ...

Peyton Weaver of Middlefield walks away with a poster, photograph and football autographed by Ohio State University wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, in background. Although only 9, Peyton claims to have been fan of OSU “forever.”


Green Bay Packer fan Mike Coconate,l eft, of Ahwatukee Foothills, and his brother-in-law Pittsburg Steeler fan Howard Davis, right, of Mesa, show off their teams shaved into their hair at Papa Joe's Barbershop in Chandler, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. The Packers and Steelers will face each other in the NFL's Super Bowl XLV football game Sunday, Feb. 6 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Green Bay Packer fan Mike Coconate,l eft, of Ahwatukee Foothills, ...

Green Bay Packer fan Mike Coconate,l eft, of Ahwatukee Foothills, and his brother-in-law Pittsburg Steeler fan Howard Davis, right, of Mesa, show off their teams shaved into their hair at Papa Joe's Barbershop in Chandler, ...


Carlton Sears, director of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County

Carlton Sears, director of The Public Library of Youngstown and ...

Carlton Sears, director of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County


Friends and neighbors of Betty Lou Davis, 79, of Athens County carry her in a homemade coffin that they made a few days earlier to her final resting place at Stewart Cemetery.  She died last Saturday and the family had no money for her funeral. Friends built her a coffin, dug the grave, and had the funeral, Saturday, February 5, 2011.

Friends and neighbors of Betty Lou Davis, 79, of Athens ...

Friends and neighbors of Betty Lou Davis, 79, of Athens County carry her in a homemade coffin that they made a few days earlier to her final resting place at Stewart Cemetery. She died last ...


Bobby Tippi, left, and Bill Tippi, left, say their good byes to their mother, Betty Lou Davis, 79, of Athens County. She died last Saturday and the family had no money for her funeral. Friends built her a coffin, dug the grave, and had the funeral, Saturday, February 5, 2011.

Bobby Tippi, left, and Bill Tippi, left, say their good ...

Bobby Tippi, left, and Bill Tippi, left, say their good byes to their mother, Betty Lou Davis, 79, of Athens County. She died last Saturday and the family had no money for her funeral. Friends ...


Betty Lou Davis, 79, of Athens County. She died last Saturday and the family had no money for her funeral. Friends built her a coffin, dug the grave, and had the funeral, Saturday, February 5, 2011.

Betty Lou Davis, 79, of Athens County. She died last ...

Betty Lou Davis, 79, of Athens County. She died last Saturday and the family had no money for her funeral. Friends built her a coffin, dug the grave, and had the funeral, Saturday, February 5, ...