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Artist Linda Clark of Hubbard recently completed a beach mural scene in the office at Helping Hands Pediatrics in Sharon, Pa. In the window-less work space, Clark created out-the-window views of the ocean and beach and a large mural of a beach scene. She worked around office equipment to do the paintings.

Artist Linda Clark of Hubbard recently completed a beach mural ...

Artist Linda Clark of Hubbard recently completed a beach mural scene in the office at Helping Hands Pediatrics in Sharon, Pa. In the window-less work space, Clark created out-the-window views of the ocean and beach ...


Jodi Kosek, a first-grade teacher at Harding Elementary, high-fives student Savana Cline. Kosek was named Youngstown City Schools’ Teacher of the Year in an award ceremony Monday morning.

Jodi Kosek, a first-grade teacher at Harding Elementary, high-fives student ...

Jodi Kosek, a first-grade teacher at Harding Elementary, high-fives student Savana Cline. Kosek was named Youngstown City Schools’ Teacher of the Year in an award ceremony Monday morning.


Garry Mrozek, CEO of Hometown Pharmacy Solutions, has a laugh with Struthers Elementary School first-grader Bill Torreance during the start of Hometown Pharmacy’s Healthy Kids Free Vitamin Program.

Garry Mrozek, CEO of Hometown Pharmacy Solutions, has a laugh ...

Garry Mrozek, CEO of Hometown Pharmacy Solutions, has a laugh with Struthers Elementary School first-grader Bill Torreance during the start of Hometown Pharmacy’s Healthy Kids Free Vitamin Program.


A two-time Horizon League golfer of the year, YSU junior Samantha Formeck wants to end her final season like she did her first - on top, both in the team and individual conference standings.

A two-time Horizon League golfer of the year, YSU junior ...

A two-time Horizon League golfer of the year, YSU junior Samantha Formeck wants to end her final season like she did her first - on top, both in the team and individual conference standings.


Jerry Smith, Sr.

Jerry Smith, Sr.

Jerry Smith, Sr.


With her paint pallet at hand, Linda Clark selects the right color or mixes colors to achieve the effect she wants to create in a beach scene mural.

With her paint pallet at hand, Linda Clark selects the ...

With her paint pallet at hand, Linda Clark selects the right color or mixes colors to achieve the effect she wants to create in a beach scene mural.


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Timothy Kolat

Timothy Kolat

Timothy Kolat


Nick Rota (23) and the Division IV McDonald Blue Devils will  have the opportunity tonight to attain something that their extremely successful basketball program has yet to achieve when they face Richmond Heights at Canton Fieldhouse:  a regional victory.

Nick Rota (23) and the Division IV McDonald Blue Devils ...

Nick Rota (23) and the Division IV McDonald Blue Devils will have the opportunity tonight to attain something that their extremely successful basketball program has yet to achieve when they face Richmond Heights at Canton ...


YSU freshman Casey Crozier has gone 7-3 with a 2.39 ERA in 12 games, helping the Penguins get off to an 11-5 start this spring.

YSU freshman Casey Crozier has gone 7-3 with a 2.39 ...

YSU freshman Casey Crozier has gone 7-3 with a 2.39 ERA in 12 games, helping the Penguins get off to an 11-5 start this spring.


Ohio State coach Jim Tressel speaks at a luncheon sponsored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame Monday, March 14, 2011, in Canton, Ohio. Tressel apologized to a room full of fans during his first public speaking engagement since being suspended two games and fined for violating NCAA rules.

Ohio State coach Jim Tressel speaks at a luncheon sponsored ...

Ohio State coach Jim Tressel speaks at a luncheon sponsored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame Monday, March 14, 2011, in Canton, Ohio. Tressel apologized to a room full of fans during his first ...


In this March 1, 2010 file photo, the San Onofre nuclear power plant, seen here in north San Diego County, Calif. In an effort to ease local concerns about a possible nuclear disaster on the West Coast, operators of Southern California’s San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear plants say their plants can withstand a higher magnitude earthquake than scientists predict could ever strike the region. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission also say harmful levels of radioactivity from Japan are unlikely to reach the United States.

In this March 1, 2010 file photo, the San Onofre ...

In this March 1, 2010 file photo, the San Onofre nuclear power plant, seen here in north San Diego County, Calif. In an effort to ease local concerns about a possible nuclear disaster on the ...


Firefighters shift through a devastated area in Kesennuma, northern Japan Tuesday, March 15, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.

Firefighters shift through a devastated area in Kesennuma, northern Japan ...

Firefighters shift through a devastated area in Kesennuma, northern Japan Tuesday, March 15, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.


People carry the body of a victim through debris in Kesennuma, Miyagi, northern Japan Tuesday, March 15, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.

People carry the body of a victim through debris in ...

People carry the body of a victim through debris in Kesennuma, Miyagi, northern Japan Tuesday, March 15, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.


Residents in Iwaki, northern Japan evacuate after the news of a third explosion at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power, Tuesday, March 15, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.

Residents in Iwaki, northern Japan evacuate after the news of ...

Residents in Iwaki, northern Japan evacuate after the news of a third explosion at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power, Tuesday, March 15, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.


Workers remove the rubble in the earthquake and flood het area Monday, March 14, 2011 in Kesennuma, northern Japan following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.

Workers remove the rubble in the earthquake and flood het ...

Workers remove the rubble in the earthquake and flood het area Monday, March 14, 2011 in Kesennuma, northern Japan following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.


Evacuees rest in a shelter in Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the country's north east coast. On top of the losses of family and friends along with property, evacuees in the area are now faced with the fears of radiation contamination from damaged nuclear facilities near by.

Evacuees rest in a shelter in Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, ...

Evacuees rest in a shelter in Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the country's north east coast. On top of the losses of ...


Boy carries bottles of water amid debris in Kesennuma, northern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.

Boy carries bottles of water amid debris in Kesennuma, northern ...

Boy carries bottles of water amid debris in Kesennuma, northern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.


Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan addresses the nation through televised press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, March 15, 2011 after a third explosion in four days rocked a crippled nuclear power plant in tsunami-ravaged northeastern Japan early Tuesday.

Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan addresses the nation through televised ...

Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan addresses the nation through televised press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, March 15, 2011 after a third explosion in four days rocked a crippled nuclear power plant in tsunami-ravaged northeastern Japan ...


A fishing boat sits inland in Kesennuma, northern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.

A fishing boat sits inland in Kesennuma, northern Japan Monday, ...

A fishing boat sits inland in Kesennuma, northern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.


In this image made off Japan's NTV/NNN Japan television footage, smoke ascends from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant's Unit 3 in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. The second hydrogen explosion in three days rocked Japan's stricken nuclear plant Monday, sending a massive column of smoke into the air and wounding 11 workers.

In this image made off Japan's NTV/NNN Japan television footage, ...

In this image made off Japan's NTV/NNN Japan television footage, smoke ascends from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant's Unit 3 in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. The second hydrogen explosion in ...


A Japanese rescue team member walks through the completely leveled village of Saito in northeastern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used chain saws and hand picks Monday to dig out bodies in Japan's devastated coastal towns, as Asia's richest nation faced a mounting humanitarian, nuclear and economic crisis in the aftermath of a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed thousands.

A Japanese rescue team member walks through the completely leveled ...

A Japanese rescue team member walks through the completely leveled village of Saito in northeastern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used chain saws and hand picks Monday to dig out bodies in Japan's ...


People walk to receive water supply through a street with the rubble Monday March 14, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.

People walk to receive water supply through a street with ...

People walk to receive water supply through a street with the rubble Monday March 14, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.


A survivor of the tsunami that swept through his village of Saito, in northeastern Japan, retells the story to a rescue team that arrived to search the area Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used chain saws and hand picks Monday to dig out bodies in Japan's devastated coastal towns, as Asia's richest nation faced a mounting humanitarian, nuclear and economic crisis in the aftermath of a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed thousands.

A survivor of the tsunami that swept through his village ...

A survivor of the tsunami that swept through his village of Saito, in northeastern Japan, retells the story to a rescue team that arrived to search the area Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used ...


A Japanese rescue team member walks through the completely leveled village of Saito in northeastern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used chain saws and hand picks Monday to dig out bodies in Japan's devastated coastal towns, as Asia's richest nation faced a mounting humanitarian, nuclear and economic crisis in the aftermath of a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed thousands.

A Japanese rescue team member walks through the completely leveled ...

A Japanese rescue team member walks through the completely leveled village of Saito in northeastern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used chain saws and hand picks Monday to dig out bodies in Japan's ...


This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear facility in Japan on Monday, March 14, 2011. Authorities are strugging to prevent the catastrophic release of radiation in the area devastated by a tsunami.

This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the damaged Fukushima ...

This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear facility in Japan on Monday, March 14, 2011. Authorities are strugging to prevent the catastrophic release of radiation in the area devastated by ...


Victims watch Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on TV in a live broadcast at an evacuation center at Kawamata, northeastern Japan, on Tuesday March 15, 2011. In a nationally televised statement, Kan said radiation has spread from the three reactors of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in one of the hardest-hit provinces in Friday's 9.0-magnitude earthquake and the ensuing tsunami.

Victims watch Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on TV in ...

Victims watch Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on TV in a live broadcast at an evacuation center at Kawamata, northeastern Japan, on Tuesday March 15, 2011. In a nationally televised statement, Kan said radiation has ...


Struthers Rotary had its annual Four-Way Speech Contest recently. Students presented 4-to-6-minute speeches about how Rotary’s Four-Way Test applies in everyday relationships. The test is made up of four questions: Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build good will and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned? Students from Mrs. Dundee’s speech class at Struthers High School who participated were Sarah Walker, Cody Bova and Marc Whitmore. Bova won first place in a close vote. Each participant was awarded a cash prize from the Rotary. From left to right are Tom Baringer, speech contest chairman; Walker, Bova and Whitmore; Jean Dundee, speech teacher, and Bryan Higgins, Rotary president.

Struthers Rotary had its annual Four-Way Speech Contest recently. Students ...

Struthers Rotary had its annual Four-Way Speech Contest recently. Students presented 4-to-6-minute speeches about how Rotary’s Four-Way Test applies in everyday relationships. The test is made up of four questions: Is it the truth? Is ...


Students in the eighth-grade class at St. Patrick School in Hubbard were the winners of a “Pennies for Pasta” campaign recently at the school. The class raised $412.68 to be donated to the National Leukemia Foundation. A total of $686.78 was raised for the foundation at the school during the fundraiser. Displaying symbolic pennies are the campaign winners, from left, in front, Justin Oaks, Josh Fernandez, Josh DiTimosso, Matt Baytosh and Katie Conlan, and in back, Bobby Dulay, Lexi Pennick, Miriam Denis, Emily Manion and Gabby Hosack.

Students in the eighth-grade class at St. Patrick School in ...

Students in the eighth-grade class at St. Patrick School in Hubbard were the winners of a “Pennies for Pasta” campaign recently at the school. The class raised $412.68 to be donated to the National Leukemia ...


Students at St. Patrick School in Hubbard continued this year to help children with cancer when the school participated in the Math-a-Thon for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. This year the school raised $1,162. The school has participated in the Math-a-Thon for more than 20 years and raised more than $46,000 for the hospital. The top three fundraisers this year are, from left to right, Marie Bond, second place; Alexa Lindholm, first place; and Corrine Lehman, third place.

Students at St. Patrick School in Hubbard continued this year ...

Students at St. Patrick School in Hubbard continued this year to help children with cancer when the school participated in the Math-a-Thon for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. This year the school raised $1,162. The school ...