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Youngstown Municipal Judge Robert P. Milich presides over the first session of the Youngstown Veterans Treatment Court on Wednesday in city council chambers. At right is Todd Stratton, a veteran who applied to participate in the Treatment Court’s program, which if completed, can keep him from going to jail. Looking on is Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Stratton and former professional boxer Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, who is interested in veterans issues.

Youngstown Municipal Judge Robert P. Milich presides over the first ...

Youngstown Municipal Judge Robert P. Milich presides over the first session of the Youngstown Veterans Treatment Court on Wednesday in city council chambers. At right is Todd Stratton, a veteran who applied to participate in ...


Boardman senior Nick Buonavolonta

Boardman senior Nick Buonavolonta

Boardman senior Nick Buonavolonta


Air Force Reserve Senior Master Sgt. Scott Spackman of Niles spent four months in Afghanistan with the 910th Airlift Wing. The reservists recently returned to their bome base in Vienna Township.

Air Force Reserve Senior Master Sgt. Scott Spackman of Niles ...

Air Force Reserve Senior Master Sgt. Scott Spackman of Niles spent four months in Afghanistan with the 910th Airlift Wing. The reservists recently returned to their bome base in Vienna Township.


Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Stratton, center, was the main speaker at the inaugural session of the Veterans Treatment Court, under the auspices of Judge Robert P. Milich of Youngstown Municipal Court, right. Justice Stratton is a longtime supporter of special courts for veterans.

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Stratton, center, was the main ...

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Stratton, center, was the main speaker at the inaugural session of the Veterans Treatment Court, under the auspices of Judge Robert P. Milich of Youngstown Municipal Court, right. Justice Stratton ...


Harding offensive lineman Ian Folmar II

Harding offensive lineman Ian Folmar II

Harding offensive lineman Ian Folmar II


This is the air soft gun fired by a 14-year-old male student at William S. Guy Middle School in Liberty School District. The shot hit a 13-year-old male student Tuesday afternoon.

This is the air soft gun fired by a 14-year-old ...

This is the air soft gun fired by a 14-year-old male student at William S. Guy Middle School in Liberty School District. The shot hit a 13-year-old male student Tuesday afternoon.


U.S. Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. Victor Rivera of Campbell recounts his experiences during a 4 month deployment to Afghanistan with the 910th Airlift wing. He recently returned to the USA and was interviewed at the Youngstown Airbase.

U.S. Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. Victor Rivera of Campbell ...

U.S. Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. Victor Rivera of Campbell recounts his experiences during a 4 month deployment to Afghanistan with the 910th Airlift wing. He recently returned to the USA and was interviewed at ...


This image provided by Riverside County Animal Services shows Animal Services officer, Kim McWhorter, holding a 5-foot long Monitor lizard that animal control officers found wandering around a condo complex in the city of Riverside, Calif., Tuesday Jan. 25, 2011. Black-throated Monitor lizards are carnivorous and native to the grasslands of Africa. (AP Photo/ Riverside County Animal Services)

This image provided by Riverside County Animal Services shows Animal ...

This image provided by Riverside County Animal Services shows Animal Services officer, Kim McWhorter, holding a 5-foot long Monitor lizard that animal control officers found wandering around a condo complex in the city of Riverside, ...


Raul Estrada, 6, of Hialeah, one of Dr. Jeffrey Blum's patients, points out the two bottom permanent teeth that grew in where he had two baby teeth harvested by Dr. Blum who sent them to New York, where they will be stored so they can reap their stem cells.

Raul Estrada, 6, of Hialeah, one of Dr. Jeffrey Blum's ...

Raul Estrada, 6, of Hialeah, one of Dr. Jeffrey Blum's patients, points out the two bottom permanent teeth that grew in where he had two baby teeth harvested by Dr. Blum who sent them to ...


Miami Beach oral surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Blum holds a molar similar to the one that would be sent to a cryogenics lab in New York City where it would be frozen and stored.

Miami Beach oral surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Blum holds a molar ...

Miami Beach oral surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Blum holds a molar similar to the one that would be sent to a cryogenics lab in New York City where it would be frozen and stored.


No. 3 in the state, Canfield's Robby Reed wrestles Howland's Gabe Stark at Canfield High School Wednesday evening. Reed won the 125 lb. division match.

No. 3 in the state, Canfield's Robby Reed wrestles Howland's ...

No. 3 in the state, Canfield's Robby Reed wrestles Howland's Gabe Stark at Canfield High School Wednesday evening. Reed won the 125 lb. division match.


Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talks to reporters during an NFL football news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers are scheduled to host the New York Jets in the AFC Championship game on Sunday, Jan. 23.

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talks to reporters during an ...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talks to reporters during an NFL football news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers are scheduled to host the New York Jets in the AFC Championship game ...


U.S. Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. Victor Rivera of Campbell

U.S. Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. Victor Rivera of Campbell

U.S. Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. Victor Rivera of Campbell


Tickets from the lunchtime rush. An Ellsworth establishment since 1944, Young's Restaurant will close its doors January 29th at 8pm.

Tickets from the lunchtime rush. An Ellsworth establishment since 1944, ...

Tickets from the lunchtime rush. An Ellsworth establishment since 1944, Young's Restaurant will close its doors January 29th at 8pm.


An Ellsworth establishment since 1944, Young's Restaurant will close its doors January 29th at 8pm.

An Ellsworth establishment since 1944, Young's Restaurant will close its ...

An Ellsworth establishment since 1944, Young's Restaurant will close its doors January 29th at 8pm.


Susan Young, daughter of the owner Elaine, talks about the history of Young's Restaurant. The restaurant has served up legendary breakfasts at its 11016 Akron Canfield Road location since 1944. Rough times have forced the establishment to shut down after decades of service.

Susan Young, daughter of the owner Elaine, talks about the ...

Susan Young, daughter of the owner Elaine, talks about the history of Young's Restaurant. The restaurant has served up legendary breakfasts at its 11016 Akron Canfield Road location since 1944. Rough times have forced the ...


President Barack Obama checks his watch while speaking at Orion Energy Systems,  Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in Manitowoc, Wis.

President Barack Obama checks his watch while speaking at Orion ...

President Barack Obama checks his watch while speaking at Orion Energy Systems, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in Manitowoc, Wis.


Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, reacts as he talks with compatriot David Ferrer at the net after his quarterfinal loss to Ferrer at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011.

Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, reacts as he talks with compatriot ...

Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, reacts as he talks with compatriot David Ferrer at the net after his quarterfinal loss to Ferrer at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011.


Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Andrew Straub recounts his experiences during a four-month deployment to Afghanistan with the 910th Airlift wing.

Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Andrew Straub recounts his experiences ...

Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Andrew Straub recounts his experiences during a four-month deployment to Afghanistan with the 910th Airlift wing.


Salem Mayor Jerry Wolford

Salem Mayor Jerry Wolford

Salem Mayor Jerry Wolford


In this Nov.7, 2007 file photo, Tunisian President  Zine EL Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila are seen in Rades, outside Tunis, marking the 20th anniversary of Ben Ali's presidency. Tunisia issued an international arrest warrant for ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on Wednesday Jan.26, 2011, accusing him of taking money out of the North African nation illegally. Tunisia is also seeking the arrest of Ben Ali's wife, Leila, as well as other family members.

In this Nov.7, 2007 file photo, Tunisian President Zine EL ...

In this Nov.7, 2007 file photo, Tunisian President Zine EL Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila are seen in Rades, outside Tunis, marking the 20th anniversary of Ben Ali's presidency. Tunisia issued an international ...


StemSave, a New York City company that freezes the stem cells from pulled teeth and stores them for later use.

StemSave, a New York City company that freezes the stem ...

StemSave, a New York City company that freezes the stem cells from pulled teeth and stores them for later use.


Members of the Niles Historical Society view the city’s “Nickname” books as they work on the next printing. George John, left, and Frank Burke are on the committee preparing for the third installment of books that contain hundreds of informal tags that identify hundreds of Niles residents.

Members of the Niles Historical Society view the city’s “Nickname” ...

Members of the Niles Historical Society view the city’s “Nickname” books as they work on the next printing. George John, left, and Frank Burke are on the committee preparing for the third installment of books ...


First lady Michelle Obama waves on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, prior to the start of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

First lady Michelle Obama waves on Capitol Hill in Washington, ...

First lady Michelle Obama waves on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, prior to the start of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)


President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address ...

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)


President Barack Obama shakes hands as he leaves the House chamber after the State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

President Barack Obama shakes hands as he leaves the House ...

President Barack Obama shakes hands as he leaves the House chamber after the State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)


House Speaker John Boehner gestures after being acknowledged by President Barack Obama during his State of the Union address in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. Vice President Joe Biden is at left.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

House Speaker John Boehner gestures after being acknowledged by President ...

House Speaker John Boehner gestures after being acknowledged by President Barack Obama during his State of the Union address in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. Vice President Joe Biden is at left. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)


President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address ...

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)