Photos for March 21, 2011

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Sound man Jon Andrews and videographer Andy Fredericks record the demolition of a vacant house on Firnley Avenue on Youngstown’s South Side. The footage, taken Monday afternoon, will be used in an upcoming piece on the Public Broadcasting Service’s Blueprint America set to air in late April or May.

Sound man Jon Andrews and videographer Andy Fredericks record the ...

Sound man Jon Andrews and videographer Andy Fredericks record the demolition of a vacant house on Firnley Avenue on Youngstown’s South Side. The footage, taken Monday afternoon, will be used in an upcoming piece on ...


Libyan rebels arrive at the frontline on the outskirts of the city of Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi, eastern Libya, Monday, March 21, 2011. The international military intervention in Libya is likely to last "a while," a top French official said Monday, echoing Moammar Gadhafi's warning of a long war ahead as rebels, energized by the strikes on their opponents, said they were fighting to reclaim a city under siege from the Libyan leader's forces.

Libyan rebels arrive at the frontline on the outskirts of ...

Libyan rebels arrive at the frontline on the outskirts of the city of Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi, eastern Libya, Monday, March 21, 2011. The international military intervention in Libya is likely to last "a while," ...


Jena Yambrovich gets a toilet paper wedding dress from her fellow South Range High School classmates at a Sisterhood Project event. The Sisterhood Project acts as a support group for freshman girls by integrating them with members of the senior class.

Jena Yambrovich gets a toilet paper wedding dress from her ...

Jena Yambrovich gets a toilet paper wedding dress from her fellow South Range High School classmates at a Sisterhood Project event. The Sisterhood Project acts as a support group for freshman girls by integrating them ...


Howland junior offensive lineman Anthony Stanko

Howland junior offensive lineman Anthony Stanko

Howland junior offensive lineman Anthony Stanko


Videographer Andy Fredericks records the demolition of a vacant house on Firnley Avenue on Youngstown’s South Side. Blueprint America began more than three years ago and examines the nation’s public infrastructure.

Videographer Andy Fredericks records the demolition of a vacant house ...

Videographer Andy Fredericks records the demolition of a vacant house on Firnley Avenue on Youngstown’s South Side. Blueprint America began more than three years ago and examines the nation’s public infrastructure.


Tennessee head coach Bruce Pearl walks the sideline in the closing seconds of the second half of a West Regional NCAA tournament second round college basketball game against Michigan, Friday, March 18, 2011, in Charlotte, N.C. Michigan won 75-45.

Tennessee head coach Bruce Pearl walks the sideline in the ...

Tennessee head coach Bruce Pearl walks the sideline in the closing seconds of the second half of a West Regional NCAA tournament second round college basketball game against Michigan, Friday, March 18, 2011, in Charlotte, ...


Ohio House Speaker Pro Tempore Louis Blessing Jr. of Cincinnati

Ohio House Speaker Pro Tempore Louis Blessing Jr. of Cincinnati

Ohio House Speaker Pro Tempore Louis Blessing Jr. of Cincinnati


Austintown native Anthony Napolitan is getting ready to participate in another action sports season.

Austintown native Anthony Napolitan is getting ready to participate in ...

Austintown native Anthony Napolitan is getting ready to participate in another action sports season.


Ohio State's Dallas Lauderdale dunks against George Mason in the first half of an East regional NCAA college basketball tournament third-round game Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Cleveland.

Ohio State's Dallas Lauderdale dunks against George Mason in the ...

Ohio State's Dallas Lauderdale dunks against George Mason in the first half of an East regional NCAA college basketball tournament third-round game Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Cleveland.


Ed Yasechko, third from left, co-owner of Truck World, receives a Hubbard Township flag as recognition for his business contributions to the community. With him at Truck World in Hubbard Township are, from left, Deborah Shields, executive director of Hubbard Area Chamber of Commerce; Chief of Police Todd Coonce; Fred Hanley, trustee; John Pieton, zoning administrator; and Dennie Parsons, zoning inspector.

Ed Yasechko, third from left, co-owner of Truck World, receives ...

Ed Yasechko, third from left, co-owner of Truck World, receives a Hubbard Township flag as recognition for his business contributions to the community. With him at Truck World in Hubbard Township are, from left, Deborah ...


Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Holmstrom (96), of Switzerland, and Pittsburgh Penguins' Dustin Jeffrey (15) reach for the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 21, 2011, in Detroit.

Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Holmstrom (96), of Switzerland, and Pittsburgh ...

Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Holmstrom (96), of Switzerland, and Pittsburgh Penguins' Dustin Jeffrey (15) reach for the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 21, 2011, in Detroit.


In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, Dallas Wiens, 25, speaks during an interview in Fort Worth, Texas. Weins was critically burned in a 2008 high-voltage power line accident and received a full face transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, during the week of March 14, 2011.

In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, Dallas Wiens, 25, ...

In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, Dallas Wiens, 25, speaks during an interview in Fort Worth, Texas. Weins was critically burned in a 2008 high-voltage power line accident and received a full face transplant ...


Steve David, director of site services at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant, displays a picture of the nuclear power plant, located near San Luis Obisop, as he discusses the plant's safety in case of an earthquake, during a hearing at the Sacramento,  Calif., Monday March 21, 2011.  A Senate select committee took testimony from various state agencies, natural gas utilities and the operators of California's nuclear power plants on the state's ability to handle an earthquake and possible tsunami like the one the struck Japan last week.   At right is Daniel Hirsch, lecturer in nuclear policy at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Steve David, director of site services at the Diablo Canyon ...

Steve David, director of site services at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant, displays a picture of the nuclear power plant, located near San Luis Obisop, as he discusses the plant's safety in case of an ...


Barry Bonds, right, leaves the federal courthouse after the first day of his trial, Monday, March 21, 2011, in San Francisco.

Barry Bonds, right, leaves the federal courthouse after the first ...

Barry Bonds, right, leaves the federal courthouse after the first day of his trial, Monday, March 21, 2011, in San Francisco.


This 2008 Wiens family photo provided by Brigham and Women's Hospital, shows Dallas Wiens with his daughter Scarlette prior to an electrical accident that disfigured his face. Wiens received a full face transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston during the week of March 14, 2011.

This 2008 Wiens family photo provided by Brigham and Women's ...

This 2008 Wiens family photo provided by Brigham and Women's Hospital, shows Dallas Wiens with his daughter Scarlette prior to an electrical accident that disfigured his face. Wiens received a full face transplant at Brigham ...


U.S President Barack Obama talks with Chile's President Sebastian Pinera before their official state dinner at the government palace La Moneda in Santiago, Chile, Monday March 21, 2011. Obama is in Chile as part of a three-country, five-day tour of Latin America.

U.S President Barack Obama talks with Chile's President Sebastian Pinera ...

U.S President Barack Obama talks with Chile's President Sebastian Pinera before their official state dinner at the government palace La Moneda in Santiago, Chile, Monday March 21, 2011. Obama is in Chile as part of ...


Houston Astros' Tommy Manzella, left, forces out Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Monday, March 21, 2011 in Kissimmee, Fla.

Houston Astros' Tommy Manzella, left, forces out Detroit Tigers' Austin ...

Houston Astros' Tommy Manzella, left, forces out Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Monday, March 21, 2011 in Kissimmee, Fla.


Search and rescue team members look for survivors at Minamisanrikucho, northeastern Japan, Tuesday, March 22, 2011, after the March 11 earthquake and resulting tsunami that hit the country’s northeast coast.

Search and rescue team members look for survivors at Minamisanrikucho, ...

Search and rescue team members look for survivors at Minamisanrikucho, northeastern Japan, Tuesday, March 22, 2011, after the March 11 earthquake and resulting tsunami that hit the country’s northeast coast.


An elderly person who lives in a house about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, is transferred to receive a medical check and will be transferred to a hospital later,  in the March 11 earthquake and tsunami-destroyed city of  Minamisoma, northern Japan Tuesday, March 22, 2011.

An elderly person who lives in a house about 20 ...

An elderly person who lives in a house about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, is transferred to receive a medical check and will be transferred to a hospital later, in ...


Orlando Magic's Jameer Nelson, top, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Manny Harris battle for a loose ball in the second quarter in an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 21, 2011, in Cleveland.

Orlando Magic's Jameer Nelson, top, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Manny Harris ...

Orlando Magic's Jameer Nelson, top, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Manny Harris battle for a loose ball in the second quarter in an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 21, 2011, in Cleveland.


Ohio State's Brittany Johnson, right, drives to the basket against Georgia Tech's Alex Montgomery during the first half of a second-round NCAA women's college basketball tournament game Monday, March 21, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio State's Brittany Johnson, right, drives to the basket against ...

Ohio State's Brittany Johnson, right, drives to the basket against Georgia Tech's Alex Montgomery during the first half of a second-round NCAA women's college basketball tournament game Monday, March 21, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio.


In this photo released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), gray smoke rises from Unit 3 of the tsunami-stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, Monday, March 21, 2011. Official says the TEPCO temporarily evacuated its workers from the site. At left is Unit 2 and at right is Unit 4.

In this photo released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), ...

In this photo released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), gray smoke rises from Unit 3 of the tsunami-stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, Monday, March 21, 2011. Official says ...


In this photo taken Friday, March 11, 2011, an aerial view shows vehicles washed away by an earthquake triggered tsunami in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan. The country's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast Friday.

In this photo taken Friday, March 11, 2011, an aerial ...

In this photo taken Friday, March 11, 2011, an aerial view shows vehicles washed away by an earthquake triggered tsunami in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan. The country's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast ...


In this file photo taken Dec. 18, 2009, Willie Ray, an employee of GM, hoists the last big block V8 engine from the assembly line at the General Motors Powertrain plant in Tonawanda, N.Y. General Motors Co. is halting some production at its Buffalo, N.Y., engine plant because of a slowdown in parts from Japan.

In this file photo taken Dec. 18, 2009, Willie Ray, ...

In this file photo taken Dec. 18, 2009, Willie Ray, an employee of GM, hoists the last big block V8 engine from the assembly line at the General Motors Powertrain plant in Tonawanda, N.Y. General ...


Houston Astros' Brett Myers winds up for a pitch in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Monday, March 21, 2011 in Kissimmee, Fla. Detroit won 9-1.

Houston Astros' Brett Myers winds up for a pitch in ...

Houston Astros' Brett Myers winds up for a pitch in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Monday, March 21, 2011 in Kissimmee, Fla. Detroit won 9-1.


Workers repair the railway tracks damaged by the March 11 earthquake in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, Monday, March 21, 2011.

Workers repair the railway tracks damaged by the March 11 ...

Workers repair the railway tracks damaged by the March 11 earthquake in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, Monday, March 21, 2011.


Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy, left, watches as Magic's Jameer Nelson (14) puts pressure on Cleveland Cavaliers' Daniel Gibson (1) in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 21, 2011, in Cleveland. The Magic won 97-86.

Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy, left, watches as ...

Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy, left, watches as Magic's Jameer Nelson (14) puts pressure on Cleveland Cavaliers' Daniel Gibson (1) in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 21, 2011, ...


An anti-government protestor shouts slogans during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh,  in Sanaa,Yemen, Monday, March 21, 2011. Three Yemeni army commanders, including a top general, defected Monday to the opposition calling for an end to President Ali Abdullah Saleh's rule, as army tanks and armored vehicles deployed in support of thousands protesting in the capital. With the defection, it appeared Saleh's support was eroding from every power base in the nation - his own tribe called on him to step down, he fired his entire Cabinet ahead of what one government official said was a planned mass resignation, and his ambassador to the U.N. and human rights minister quit.

An anti-government protestor shouts slogans during a demonstration demanding the ...

An anti-government protestor shouts slogans during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa,Yemen, Monday, March 21, 2011. Three Yemeni army commanders, including a top general, defected Monday to the ...


Outstanding collection: Girl Scout Troop 370 of Holy Family School, 2731 Center Road, Poland, sponsored a book drive, during which more than 500 gently used books were collected for children at the Warren G. Harding School in Youngstown. Displaying some of the books they rounded up during the drive are, in front, from left, Margaret Faur, Mya Blanco, Emily Testa, Mariah Farragher, Aubrianna McClellan and Audra Pesko, and, in back, Ally Marki, Josie Koback, Ashley Angiolelli, Kirtland Holovatick, Quinn Barton, Braiden Forsyth, Ashley Thompson and Mary Kate Kelty. Also participating in the drive was Alyssa Masternick, who is missing from the picture.

Outstanding collection: Girl Scout Troop 370 of Holy Family School, ...

Outstanding collection: Girl Scout Troop 370 of Holy Family School, 2731 Center Road, Poland, sponsored a book drive, during which more than 500 gently used books were collected for children at the Warren G. Harding ...


Filling a need: Monsignor Mears Council 3930, Knights of Columbus, from Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown, recently donated an American flag and flag stand to the Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, Austintown. Involved in the presentation ceremony were, from left, Ivan Croell, K. of C. member; Kay Lavelle, center program director; Lisa L. Oles, Austintown trustee; Bill Adams, center administrator; and Frank Sofranko, Frank Bennet and John Serenko, K. of C. members.

Filling a need: Monsignor Mears Council 3930, Knights of Columbus, ...

Filling a need: Monsignor Mears Council 3930, Knights of Columbus, from Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown, recently donated an American flag and flag stand to the Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, Austintown. ...


A Libyan soldier surveys the damage to an administrative building hit by a missile late Sunday, March 20, 2011 in the heart of Moammar Gadhafi's Bab Al Azizia compound in Tripoli, Libya, as he is pictured during an organized trip by the Libyan authorities. No casualties were reported.

A Libyan soldier surveys the damage to an administrative building ...

A Libyan soldier surveys the damage to an administrative building hit by a missile late Sunday, March 20, 2011 in the heart of Moammar Gadhafi's Bab Al Azizia compound in Tripoli, Libya, as he is ...


Winifred Flood holds a photograph of her son, Marine Sgt. Kenneth Flood. Winnie Flood didn’t get to say goodbye to her son in person when he was deployed last month to Afghanistan because the airline she booked to North Carolina wanted an extra $300 to change the date of her flight following her son’s change in deployment dates. Winifred Flood wants the airline to change its policies regarding military parents.

Winifred Flood holds a photograph of her son, Marine Sgt. ...

Winifred Flood holds a photograph of her son, Marine Sgt. Kenneth Flood. Winnie Flood didn’t get to say goodbye to her son in person when he was deployed last month to Afghanistan because the airline ...


Tony Bannister (red), 12,  of Wauseon, wrestles Stephan Gilbert, 12, of North Canton (green) at the Covelli Center Sunday evening. Bannister won the match.

Tony Bannister (red), 12, of Wauseon, wrestles Stephan Gilbert, 12, ...

Tony Bannister (red), 12, of Wauseon, wrestles Stephan Gilbert, 12, of North Canton (green) at the Covelli Center Sunday evening. Bannister won the match.


In this photo made on Thursday, March 10, 2011, David Warfel, the director for global marketing for the Zippo Manufacturing Co., stands in front of a display for Zippo clothing in their model storefront at the company headquarters in Bradford, Pa. With pressure increasing on folks not to smoke, Zippo Manufacturing Co. is hoping to capitalize on its brand by offering a wider variety of products _ from watches to leisure clothing to cologne _ through kiosks and Zippo-brand specialty stores designed to showcase the durable image reinforced by each distinctive lid "click" of its brass-encased, lifetime-guaranteed lighters.

In this photo made on Thursday, March 10, 2011, David ...

In this photo made on Thursday, March 10, 2011, David Warfel, the director for global marketing for the Zippo Manufacturing Co., stands in front of a display for Zippo clothing in their model storefront at ...


Ohio State fan Jon "Big Nut" Peters celebrates the Buckeyes' 98-66 win over George Mason in an East regional NCAA college basketball tournament third-round game Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Cleveland. Ohio State advanced to the Sweet 16.

Ohio State fan Jon "Big Nut" Peters celebrates the Buckeyes' ...

Ohio State fan Jon "Big Nut" Peters celebrates the Buckeyes' 98-66 win over George Mason in an East regional NCAA college basketball tournament third-round game Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Cleveland. Ohio State advanced to ...


Ohio State Buckeyes forward Jared Sullinger (0) dunks on the George Mason Patriots during the third round of the men's NCAA basketball tournament at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, Sunday, March 20, 2011. The Ohio State Buckeyes defeated the George Mason Patriots, 98-66.

Ohio State Buckeyes forward Jared Sullinger (0) dunks on the ...

Ohio State Buckeyes forward Jared Sullinger (0) dunks on the George Mason Patriots during the third round of the men's NCAA basketball tournament at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, Sunday, March 20, 2011. ...


Debbie Haverstock, a math teacher for 36 years at Canfield Village Middle School, is retiring at the end of this school year. She has used her ability to play trumpet and employed other unexpected teaching methods over the years. “I’m as crazy as seven graders,” she said.

Debbie Haverstock, a math teacher for 36 years at Canfield ...

Debbie Haverstock, a math teacher for 36 years at Canfield Village Middle School, is retiring at the end of this school year. She has used her ability to play trumpet and employed other unexpected teaching ...


Butler forward Matt Howard shoots the eventual game-winning free throw during the second half of the Southeast Regional third-round NCAA tournament college basketball game against Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 19, 2011, at the Verizon Center in Washington. Butler defeated Pittsburgh 71-70.

Butler forward Matt Howard shoots the eventual game-winning free throw ...

Butler forward Matt Howard shoots the eventual game-winning free throw during the second half of the Southeast Regional third-round NCAA tournament college basketball game against Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 19, 2011, at the Verizon Center in ...