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Mayor Charles Sammarone

Mayor Charles Sammarone

Mayor Charles Sammarone


New York Yankees' Derek Jeter waits to bat in the ninth inning in a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, July 6, 2011, in Cleveland. Jeter did not get a chance to bat in the ninth. Jeter ended the game three away from 3,000 for his career. The Indians won 5-3. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter waits to bat in the ...

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter waits to bat in the ninth inning in a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, July 6, 2011, in Cleveland. Jeter did not get a chance to bat in ...


SCRAPPERS - (27) Bryson Myles is out at third as Maikel Franco makes the play from the ground during thier game Wednesday night in Niles. - Special to The Vindicator/Nick Mays

SCRAPPERS - (27) Bryson Myles is out at third as ...

SCRAPPERS - (27) Bryson Myles is out at third as Maikel Franco makes the play from the ground during thier game Wednesday night in Niles. - Special to The Vindicator/Nick Mays


North Side neighbors Gretchen Brown, left, and L.J. 'Tess' Tessier are part of a group who rescued Billie Jean, a year-old mixed-breed stray. Billie Jean, who’d been shot and had to have a leg amputated, is ready for a permanent home.

North Side neighbors Gretchen Brown, left, and L.J. 'Tess' Tessier ...

North Side neighbors Gretchen Brown, left, and L.J. 'Tess' Tessier are part of a group who rescued Billie Jean, a year-old mixed-breed stray. Billie Jean, who’d been shot and had to have a leg amputated, ...


First Place Bank and Mahoning Valley residents raised $13,956 for the United Service Organization of Northeast Ohio. Bank employees and Girl Scout Troop 80129 gathered Wednesday at the Boardman location to pack food, health-care items and letters into boxes to be shipped to soldiers in Afghanistan.

First Place Bank and Mahoning Valley residents raised $13,956 for ...

First Place Bank and Mahoning Valley residents raised $13,956 for the United Service Organization of Northeast Ohio. Bank employees and Girl Scout Troop 80129 gathered Wednesday at the Boardman location to pack food, health-care items ...


Mason St.Clair, 5, son of Pat and Karen St.Clair of Niles works on a mural at the YSU Summer Arts Festival Saturday. wdlewis

Mason St.Clair, 5, son of Pat and Karen St.Clair of ...

Mason St.Clair, 5, son of Pat and Karen St.Clair of Niles works on a mural at the YSU Summer Arts Festival Saturday. wdlewis


Youngstown, Ohio, Mayor Jay Williams, center, talks to the press following the announcement of his new role as the Director of the Office of Recovery for Autoworkers and Communities by U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis on Wednesday July 6, 2011, at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy in Flint, Mich., which was redeveloped from a General Motors auto factory. Williams starts as head the Office of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers on Aug. 8. He will step down as mayor Aug. 1 and will work in the Labor Department.  (AP Photo/The Flint Journal, Ryan Garza)  (AP Photo/The Flint Journal, Ryan Garza)

Youngstown, Ohio, Mayor Jay Williams, center, talks to the press ...

Youngstown, Ohio, Mayor Jay Williams, center, talks to the press following the announcement of his new role as the Director of the Office of Recovery for Autoworkers and Communities by U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda ...


Capt. Barry Finley of the Youngstown Fire Department speaks to members of the city and Liberty fire departments after completing Rapid Intervention Training at an abandoned building on Indianola Avenue on the city’s South Side. The training session Wednesday highlighted points in saving a firefighter trapped in a burning building.

Capt. Barry Finley of the Youngstown Fire Department speaks to ...

Capt. Barry Finley of the Youngstown Fire Department speaks to members of the city and Liberty fire departments after completing Rapid Intervention Training at an abandoned building on Indianola Avenue on the city’s South Side. ...


U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach stands near a poster of the 25 people wanted in a federal investigation into heroin sales in Youngstown. At a news conference Wednesday, he discussed federal and local law enforcement’s determination to press forward with aggressive pursuit of those distributing drugs and illegally carrying guns in the area.

U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach stands near a poster of ...

U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach stands near a poster of the 25 people wanted in a federal investigation into heroin sales in Youngstown. At a news conference Wednesday, he discussed federal and local law enforcement’s ...


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, left, watches a demonstration of Video Chat during an announcement at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., Wednesday, July 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, left, watches a demonstration of Video ...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, left, watches a demonstration of Video Chat during an announcement at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., Wednesday, July 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)


Terence Gamble waits to begin the training.

Terence Gamble waits to begin the training.

Terence Gamble waits to begin the training.


Volunteers for the Alzheimer’s Network benefit garage sale are, from left to right, Mary Erb, Mary Kay Kollat, Carmella Guy, Dorothy Barto (director) and Dorothy Leone.

Volunteers for the Alzheimer’s Network benefit garage sale are, from ...

Volunteers for the Alzheimer’s Network benefit garage sale are, from left to right, Mary Erb, Mary Kay Kollat, Carmella Guy, Dorothy Barto (director) and Dorothy Leone.