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Learning about resources: Linda Titus, left, of the Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Austintown about services and resources offered by the Ursuline Sisters that help individuals or families dealing with HIV or AIDS. Deanna Spirko, right, incoming president of Austintown Rotary, presents a certificate for a children’s book to be donated in the Ursuline Sisters’ name to Woodside Elementary Library in Austintown.

Learning about resources: Linda Titus, left, of the Ursuline Sisters ...

Learning about resources: Linda Titus, left, of the Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Austintown about services and resources offered by the Ursuline Sisters that help individuals or families dealing ...


Cathy Pokrivnak, holding flowers, celebrates being named 2011 Woman of the Year by the Youngstown Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association. With her are, front left, Mary Ann Rushton, her mother; Susan Carosella, her daughter; and back, from left, stepdad Gus Merola, husband John Pokrivnak, son Steve Baytos IV and son-in-law Ed Carosella.

Cathy Pokrivnak, holding flowers, celebrates being named 2011 Woman of ...

Cathy Pokrivnak, holding flowers, celebrates being named 2011 Woman of the Year by the Youngstown Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association. With her are, front left, Mary Ann Rushton, her mother; Susan Carosella, ...


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Sohana Jawed, left, a nine year old Pakistani girl sits with police chief Salim Marwat during a news conference in Lower Dir in Timergarah, Pakistan on Monday, June 20, 2011. A 9-year-old girl who was kidnapped on her way to school and forced to wear a suicide vest managed to escape her captors Monday as they directed her to attack a paramilitary checkpoint in northwest Pakistan. (AP Photo/M. A. Khan)

Sohana Jawed, left, a nine year old Pakistani girl sits ...

Sohana Jawed, left, a nine year old Pakistani girl sits with police chief Salim Marwat during a news conference in Lower Dir in Timergarah, Pakistan on Monday, June 20, 2011. A 9-year-old girl who was ...


This spot at the Mt Tabor number 1 reservoir Monday June 20, 2011, is where a 21-year-old man was seen on surveillance video urinating into the reservoir in Portland, Ore.  City officials have decided to drain the reservoir at the cost of about $36,000 because of the incident.  (AP Photo/Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian)

This spot at the Mt Tabor number 1 reservoir Monday ...

This spot at the Mt Tabor number 1 reservoir Monday June 20, 2011, is where a 21-year-old man was seen on surveillance video urinating into the reservoir in Portland, Ore. City officials have decided to ...


Hubbard Township Police Officer Greg Tarr works out on a leg machine in the new exercise room at Hubbard Township Police Department. The department received some donated equipment, and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 85 bought other pieces including a treadmill, in foreground. Tarr said the exercise equipment will help increase officers’ fitness.

Hubbard Township Police Officer Greg Tarr works out on a ...

Hubbard Township Police Officer Greg Tarr works out on a leg machine in the new exercise room at Hubbard Township Police Department. The department received some donated equipment, and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 85 ...


A utility pole pinned a car when a Youngstown Street Department truck brought down three utility poles after snagging onto power lines. The incident, which occurred about 10:30 a.m. Monday at Wilbur Street and South Avenue on the South Side, closed the intersection for several hours.

A utility pole pinned a car when a Youngstown Street ...

A utility pole pinned a car when a Youngstown Street Department truck brought down three utility poles after snagging onto power lines. The incident, which occurred about 10:30 a.m. Monday at Wilbur Street and South ...


Defense attorney Jose Baez and his client Casey Anthony listen as Judge Belvin Perry address attorneys before the start of court in Orlando, Fla. on Monday, June 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Red Huber, Pool)

Defense attorney Jose Baez and his client Casey Anthony listen ...

Defense attorney Jose Baez and his client Casey Anthony listen as Judge Belvin Perry address attorneys before the start of court in Orlando, Fla. on Monday, June 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Red Huber, Pool)


SCRAPPERS - (1) Tony Wolters of the Scrappers goes in to second hard to break up the double play as (14) Cesar Valera can't make the play Monday night at Eastwood Field. - Special to The Vindicator/Nick Mays

SCRAPPERS - (1) Tony Wolters of the Scrappers goes in ...

SCRAPPERS - (1) Tony Wolters of the Scrappers goes in to second hard to break up the double play as (14) Cesar Valera can't make the play Monday night at Eastwood Field. - Special to ...


In this June 15, 2011 photo, moviegoers Luis Garcia, 37, left, and Elias Sanchez 26, watch movie trailers on Flixster on their iPad and iPhone, before buying their tickets at the ArcLight Hollywood cinema in Los Angeles. Theater owners have tried a variety of methods to get folks to keep quiet and stay off their phones during shows, from playing amusing messages beforehand to having ushers sweep through the auditorium during the show, said John Fithian, president of the National Association of Theatre Owners. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

In this June 15, 2011 photo, moviegoers Luis Garcia, 37, ...

In this June 15, 2011 photo, moviegoers Luis Garcia, 37, left, and Elias Sanchez 26, watch movie trailers on Flixster on their iPad and iPhone, before buying their tickets at the ArcLight Hollywood cinema in ...


Cleveland Indians' Travis Hafner hits a three-run home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 20, 2011, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

Cleveland Indians' Travis Hafner hits a three-run home run off ...

Cleveland Indians' Travis Hafner hits a three-run home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 20, 2011, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)


Marilyn McDaniel

Marilyn McDaniel

Marilyn McDaniel


Joe Allen of Patriot Water Treatment in Warren takes a sample of water from an incoming truck. The water is tested to ensure it meets environmental standards before it is treated by Patriot. Patriot officials are seeking help from state lawmakers to convince the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to allow the Warren company to continue treating wastewater.

Joe Allen of Patriot Water Treatment in Warren takes a ...

Joe Allen of Patriot Water Treatment in Warren takes a sample of water from an incoming truck. The water is tested to ensure it meets environmental standards before it is treated by Patriot. Patriot officials ...


John R. Swierz,  left, Youngstown’s 7th Ward councilman, takes part in the I.C.U. Block Watch meeting, which took place Monday night at The Metro Assembly of God youth facility on South Avenue. The weekend killing of a city teenager dominated the discussions at the meeting.

John R. Swierz, left, Youngstown’s 7th Ward councilman, takes part ...

John R. Swierz, left, Youngstown’s 7th Ward councilman, takes part in the I.C.U. Block Watch meeting, which took place Monday night at The Metro Assembly of God youth facility on South Avenue. The weekend killing ...


Scott Mayfield

Scott Mayfield

Scott Mayfield


Jajuan Adkins-Holland, 20, of Youngstown is the cousin of 16-year-old victim Brandon Adkins, a Chaney High School sophomore  who was shot and killed late Saturday night on South Avenue.  Adkins-Holland spoke Monday night at a meeting of  the I.C.U. Block Watch, one of 14 block-watch programs in the 7th Ward.

Jajuan Adkins-Holland, 20, of Youngstown is the cousin of 16-year-old ...

Jajuan Adkins-Holland, 20, of Youngstown is the cousin of 16-year-old victim Brandon Adkins, a Chaney High School sophomore who was shot and killed late Saturday night on South Avenue. Adkins-Holland spoke Monday night at a ...


Brandon Adkins

Brandon Adkins

Brandon Adkins


Andrew Blocksom, president of Patriot Water Treatment in Warren, invited state legislators to the plant Monday to demonstrate how the 6-month-old company treats wastewater.

Andrew Blocksom, president of Patriot Water Treatment in Warren, invited ...

Andrew Blocksom, president of Patriot Water Treatment in Warren, invited state legislators to the plant Monday to demonstrate how the 6-month-old company treats wastewater.