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Frank Bellino of Liberty lines up a shot on Stambaugh’s venerable No. 1 hole.

Frank Bellino of Liberty lines up a shot on Stambaugh’s ...

Frank Bellino of Liberty lines up a shot on Stambaugh’s venerable No. 1 hole.


Pam Spears, a bus driver for Austintown schools, readies her bus after having a thank-you lunch for School Bus Drivers Appreciation Day. Spears has been a full-time driver for eight years and said she enjoys spending time with her coworkers before their early morning shifts.

Pam Spears, a bus driver for Austintown schools, readies her ...

Pam Spears, a bus driver for Austintown schools, readies her bus after having a thank-you lunch for School Bus Drivers Appreciation Day. Spears has been a full-time driver for eight years and said she enjoys ...


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Frank Bellino of Liberty

Frank Bellino of Liberty

Frank Bellino of Liberty


Billy Frease set up a 9/11 memorial Monday in front of his South Side home, the day after it was
announced Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. troops. Frease made the sign to commemorate the
five-year anniversary of the attacks but decided to save it for the day bin Laden was captured or killed.

Billy Frease set up a 9/11 memorial Monday in front ...

Billy Frease set up a 9/11 memorial Monday in front of his South Side home, the day after it was announced Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. troops. Frease made the sign to ...


James Overton of Youngstown, under the watchful eye of PGA pro Dave Boos, prepares to take a shot on the No. 1 Par 4 Hole at the Henry Stambaugh Municipal Golf Course, where the 2011 Greatest Golf Holes of the Valley will tee off  today. The event, sponsored by The Vindicator and Farmers National Bank in partnership with eight area golf courses, again  showcases the best holes on area courses, but this time as determined by Valley golfers.

James Overton of Youngstown, under the watchful eye of PGA ...

James Overton of Youngstown, under the watchful eye of PGA pro Dave Boos, prepares to take a shot on the No. 1 Par 4 Hole at the Henry Stambaugh Municipal Golf Course, where the 2011 ...


Darren Criss on the red carpet at the FOX 2011 All Star Party during the 2011 FOX WINTER TCA at the Villa Sorriso, Tuesday Jan. 11 in Pasadena, CA.

Darren Criss on the red carpet at the FOX 2011 ...

Darren Criss on the red carpet at the FOX 2011 All Star Party during the 2011 FOX WINTER TCA at the Villa Sorriso, Tuesday Jan. 11 in Pasadena, CA.


Holocaust survivor Agi Geva speaks to students about her time in Auschwitz concentration camp. Geva visited Canfield Village Middle School students for an assembly Monday.

Holocaust survivor Agi Geva speaks to students about her time ...

Holocaust survivor Agi Geva speaks to students about her time in Auschwitz concentration camp. Geva visited Canfield Village Middle School students for an assembly Monday.


Lowellville’s Louie Lebron (15) runs into Leetonia pitcher Lance Tullis (7) as he tries to score on a wild throw to home that Tullis misplayed during an Inter Tri-County League Tier Two game Monday at Cene Park in Struthers. The Rockets downed the Bear, 5-0.

Lowellville’s Louie Lebron (15) runs into Leetonia pitcher Lance Tullis ...

Lowellville’s Louie Lebron (15) runs into Leetonia pitcher Lance Tullis (7) as he tries to score on a wild throw to home that Tullis misplayed during an Inter Tri-County League Tier Two game Monday at ...


Dave Boos, PGA Pro at Henry Stambaugh Golf Course.

Dave Boos, PGA Pro at Henry Stambaugh Golf Course.

Dave Boos, PGA Pro at Henry Stambaugh Golf Course.


Holocaust survivor Agi Geva, left, shows students how she and her younger sister wore scarves to appear older when they arrived at Auschwitz. Their mother told them older girls were able to work and were spared when the guards divided Jews into separate groups. Next to Geva is Amy Grunenwald, also from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Holocaust survivor Agi Geva, left, shows students how she and ...

Holocaust survivor Agi Geva, left, shows students how she and her younger sister wore scarves to appear older when they arrived at Auschwitz. Their mother told them older girls were able to work and were ...


Director Kenneth Branagh on the set of THOR, from Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment.

Director Kenneth Branagh on the set of THOR, from Paramount ...

Director Kenneth Branagh on the set of THOR, from Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment.


Jackie Lynch

Jackie Lynch

Jackie Lynch


James Overton of Youngstown

James Overton of Youngstown

James Overton of Youngstown


Pres. Barack Obama (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Pres. Barack Obama (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Pres. Barack Obama (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)


Christine Wortman’s son, Army Sgt. Robert “Robbie” Michael Carr, a 2002 Champion High School graduate, was killed in Iraq on March 13, 2007. She says her son would have been proud that the military killed Osama bin Laden. The photo was taken Monday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3332 in Newton Falls, where she works.

Christine Wortman’s son, Army Sgt. Robert “Robbie” Michael Carr, a ...

Christine Wortman’s son, Army Sgt. Robert “Robbie” Michael Carr, a 2002 Champion High School graduate, was killed in Iraq on March 13, 2007. She says her son would have been proud that the military killed ...


Kathy Maycen reaches to touch the name of her daughter, Lindsay Stapleton Morehouse, who was killed in the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, at a memorial in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Monday May 2, 2011.  Osama bin Laden, the face of global terrorism and architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was killed in a firefight with elite American forces in Pakistan on Monday, then quickly buried at sea in a stunning finale to a furtive decade on the run. (AP Photo/The Palm Beach Post, Lannis Waters) ** MAGS OUT. TV OUT. NO SALES **

Kathy Maycen reaches to touch the name of her daughter, ...

Kathy Maycen reaches to touch the name of her daughter, Lindsay Stapleton Morehouse, who was killed in the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, at a memorial in Palm Beach Gardens, ...


Deena Laverty touches the portrait on a carved stone Monday, May 2, 2011, in Middletown, N.J., that honors her mother , Anna A. Laverty, who was killed in the attacks on the World Trade Center  on Sept. 11, 2001. There are 37 stones in the garden representing those from Middletown who died in the attack. Word came late Sunday, May 1, 2011 that Osama Bin Laden has been killed.

Deena Laverty touches the portrait on a carved stone Monday, ...

Deena Laverty touches the portrait on a carved stone Monday, May 2, 2011, in Middletown, N.J., that honors her mother , Anna A. Laverty, who was killed in the attacks on the World Trade Center ...


FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, the twin towers of the World Trade Center burn behind the Empire State Building in New York. Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was slain in his luxury hideout in Pakistan early Monday, May 2, 2011 in a firefight with U.S. forces, ending a manhunt that spanned a frustrating decade.

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, the ...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, the twin towers of the World Trade Center burn behind the Empire State Building in New York. Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. ...


Angry supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam burn representation of the United States during a rally to condemn the killing of Osama bin Laden in Quetta, Pakistan on Monday, May 2, 2011.  al-Qaida chief  Osama bin Laden was slain in his hideout in Pakistan early Monday in a firefight with U.S. forces, ending a manhunt that spanned a decade.

Angry supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam burn representation ...

Angry supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam burn representation of the United States during a rally to condemn the killing of Osama bin Laden in Quetta, Pakistan on Monday, May 2, 2011. al-Qaida chief ...


Gary Ruebush of Harrisonburg, Va., waves an American flag to Interstate 81 drivers on the Lance Corporal Daniel Scott Resner Bubb Memorial Bridge, which was named after his nephew, who died in Iraq serving in the military. Ruebush wanted to honor all fallen soldiers after the news of the death of terrorist Osama bid Laden, the orchestrator of the Sept. 11 attacks on the US.

Gary Ruebush of Harrisonburg, Va., waves an American flag to ...

Gary Ruebush of Harrisonburg, Va., waves an American flag to Interstate 81 drivers on the Lance Corporal Daniel Scott Resner Bubb Memorial Bridge, which was named after his nephew, who died in Iraq serving in ...


Dionne Layne, facing camera, hugs Mary Power as they react to the news of the death of Osama bin Laden, Monday, May 2, 2011 in New York. At left is the under construction 1 World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower.

Dionne Layne, facing camera, hugs Mary Power as they react ...

Dionne Layne, facing camera, hugs Mary Power as they react to the news of the death of Osama bin Laden, Monday, May 2, 2011 in New York. At left is the under construction 1 World ...


In celebration of the announcement that Osama Bin Laden was killed, Iraq veteran Jesse Macdonald waves an American flag at Monument Terrace with his two sons on Church Street in downtown Lynchburg, Va. on Monday, May 2, 2011. "When we say our prayers, [my daughter] always adds in, 'And may they catch the bad guys.' Today I told her, 'Last night they got the number one bad guy,'" said Macdonald.

In celebration of the announcement that Osama Bin Laden was ...

In celebration of the announcement that Osama Bin Laden was killed, Iraq veteran Jesse Macdonald waves an American flag at Monument Terrace with his two sons on Church Street in downtown Lynchburg, Va. on Monday, ...


People in New York's Times Square react to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death early Monday morning May 2, 2011. President Barack Obama announced Sunday night, May 1, 2011, that Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation led by the United States.

People in New York's Times Square react to the news ...

People in New York's Times Square react to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death early Monday morning May 2, 2011. President Barack Obama announced Sunday night, May 1, 2011, that Osama bin Laden was ...


Melissa LaCour, left, Brittany McGarry, second from left, Bryan Murray, second from right, and Dennis Vincent celebrate outside the ABC studio in New York's Times Square as news of Osama bin Laden's death is announced on the ticker,  Monday, May 2, 2011.

Melissa LaCour, left, Brittany McGarry, second from left, Bryan Murray, ...

Melissa LaCour, left, Brittany McGarry, second from left, Bryan Murray, second from right, and Dennis Vincent celebrate outside the ABC studio in New York's Times Square as news of Osama bin Laden's death is announced ...


Mike Low, father of 911 World Trade Center victim American Airlines flight attendant Sara Low, describes flags sent to his family that have been flown in honor of his daughter over Afghanistan by members of the U.S. military at a wall displaying memorabilia of his daughter in his Batesville, Ark., office Monday, May 2, 2011. Osama Bin Laden, the face of global terrorism and mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was tracked down and shot to death Monday in Pakistan by an elite team of U.S. forces, ending an unrelenting manhunt that spanned a frustrating decade.

Mike Low, father of 911 World Trade Center victim American ...

Mike Low, father of 911 World Trade Center victim American Airlines flight attendant Sara Low, describes flags sent to his family that have been flown in honor of his daughter over Afghanistan by members of ...


Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam rally to condemn the killing of Osama bin Laden in Quetta, Pakistan on Monday, May 2, 2011. Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of people, was slain in his hideout in Pakistan early Monday in a firefight with U.S. forces, ending a manhunt that spanned a frustrating decade.

Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam rally to condemn ...

Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam rally to condemn the killing of Osama bin Laden in Quetta, Pakistan on Monday, May 2, 2011. Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror ...


A commuter holds an American flag while shaking hands with a police officer at the World Trade Center site in New York on Monday, May 2, 2011. Under construction, the Freedom Tower is seen at top right.

A commuter holds an American flag while shaking hands with ...

A commuter holds an American flag while shaking hands with a police officer at the World Trade Center site in New York on Monday, May 2, 2011. Under construction, the Freedom Tower is seen at ...


Kevin Kilpatrick and Sara Kaminski

Kevin Kilpatrick and Sara Kaminski

Kevin Kilpatrick and Sara Kaminski


Zachary Hodros and Debra Barry

Zachary Hodros and Debra Barry

Zachary Hodros and Debra Barry


Michael G. Markovitch and Tracy Snider

Michael G. Markovitch and Tracy Snider

Michael G. Markovitch and Tracy Snider


Sign says it all: The Women’s Altar and Rosary Guild of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna, will sponsor a rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 13 and 14. At 2 p.m. Saturday, all merchandise will be half-price. On both days, clothing will be sold for $3 per grocery bag. Some items will be prepriced. Also featured will be a bake sale, a light lunch for sale, free admission and free parking. From left to right, above, are Ann Bosheff, chairwoman of the bake sale; Patty Slavin, project chairwoman; and Barb Obermiyer, kitchen assistant chairwoman.

Sign says it all: The Women’s Altar and Rosary Guild ...

Sign says it all: The Women’s Altar and Rosary Guild of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna, will sponsor a rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 13 and ...


President Barack Obama reads his statement to photographers after making a televised statement on the death of Osama bin Laden from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, May 1, 2011.

President Barack Obama reads his statement to photographers after making ...

President Barack Obama reads his statement to photographers after making a televised statement on the death of Osama bin Laden from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, May 1, 2011.


In this photo made on a government organized tour, Libyans hold a photo of Moammar Gadhafi's son Seif al-Arab given by a Libyan official, in Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, May 1, 2011. Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi escaped a NATO missile strike in Tripoli that killed one of his sons and three young grandchildren, a government spokesman said early Sunday.

In this photo made on a government organized tour, Libyans ...

In this photo made on a government organized tour, Libyans hold a photo of Moammar Gadhafi's son Seif al-Arab given by a Libyan official, in Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, May 1, 2011. Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi ...


Volunteers hastily work to build a wall of sandbags along Illinois 3 on Sunday, May 1, 2011 in Olive Branch, Ill. Rising floodwaters were only inches from spilling over the opposite side of the highway. Residents hoped the wall would protect homes adjacent to the road, many of which are already surrounded by water on three sides.

Volunteers hastily work to build a wall of sandbags along ...

Volunteers hastily work to build a wall of sandbags along Illinois 3 on Sunday, May 1, 2011 in Olive Branch, Ill. Rising floodwaters were only inches from spilling over the opposite side of the highway. ...


Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) hits an RBI single, scoring Perdro Alvarez, on a pitch by Colorado Rockies' Esmil Rogers, during the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 1, 2011 in Denver. The Pirates won 8-4.

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) hits an RBI single, scoring ...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) hits an RBI single, scoring Perdro Alvarez, on a pitch by Colorado Rockies' Esmil Rogers, during the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 1, 2011 in Denver. The ...


Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo, right, scores as Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila, left, waits for the ball in the eighth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, May 1, 2011, in Cleveland. Choo scored on a single by Orlando Cabrera. The Indians won 5-4.

Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo, right, scores as Detroit Tigers catcher ...

Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo, right, scores as Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila, left, waits for the ball in the eighth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, May 1, 2011, in Cleveland. Choo scored on ...


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Help Hotline CEO Duane Piccirilli

Help Hotline CEO Duane Piccirilli

Help Hotline CEO Duane Piccirilli


In this April 28, 2011 photo, a customer holds a white iPhone at the Apple store on New York's Upper West Side. People are turning over personal information to online retailers, social networks and others in growing numbers, even as concerns about privacy mount.

In this April 28, 2011 photo, a customer holds a ...

In this April 28, 2011 photo, a customer holds a white iPhone at the Apple store on New York's Upper West Side. People are turning over personal information to online retailers, social networks and others ...


Jordan Troy and his sister Shannon show their affection for their rescued 3-month-old puppy "Duke".  With help from their mom and the rescue group 'For the Dogs', Duke was able to receive the care he needed.  The Troy's have now welcomed Duke into their family.  The Troy's were at the Mahoning County Dog Pound on Saturday where they were volunteering to walk many of the dogs that were currently at the pound.

Jordan Troy and his sister Shannon show their affection for ...

Jordan Troy and his sister Shannon show their affection for their rescued 3-month-old puppy "Duke". With help from their mom and the rescue group 'For the Dogs', Duke was able to receive the care he ...


Derrick “D” Jones, a filmmaker from Youngstown, says the film “631,” about his childhood home on Ridge Avenue, is special to him because it is so personal, yet universal.

Derrick “D” Jones, a filmmaker from Youngstown, says the film ...

Derrick “D” Jones, a filmmaker from Youngstown, says the film “631,” about his childhood home on Ridge Avenue, is special to him because it is so personal, yet universal.


From left, Seaborn Elementary School library aide Marci Buchanan, Principal Cynthia Mulgrew and her husband, Edward Mulgrew, with a copy of Tim McGraw's book "Love Your Heart" in Mineral Ridge. The book features a character named Mrs. Mulgrew but was not based on the Seaborn principal.

From left, Seaborn Elementary School library aide Marci Buchanan, Principal ...

From left, Seaborn Elementary School library aide Marci Buchanan, Principal Cynthia Mulgrew and her husband, Edward Mulgrew, with a copy of Tim McGraw's book "Love Your Heart" in Mineral Ridge. The book features a character ...


Jacob Saborse, a graduate student at YSU from Austintown, is conducting a park-authorized study of black-capped chickadees in Mill Creek Park. Here, he holds a stuffed screech owl.

Jacob Saborse, a graduate student at YSU from Austintown, is ...

Jacob Saborse, a graduate student at YSU from Austintown, is conducting a park-authorized study of black-capped chickadees in Mill Creek Park. Here, he holds a stuffed screech owl.


Shannon Troy embraces "Duke" her family's rescued 3-month-old puppy.  Shannon and her brother Jordan and mom Shari have fostered many canines over the years and will now make "Duke" an addition to the family.  The Troy's were at the Mahoning County Dog Pound on Saturday where they were volunteering to walk many of the dogs that were currently at the pound.

Shannon Troy embraces "Duke" her family's rescued 3-month-old puppy. Shannon ...

Shannon Troy embraces "Duke" her family's rescued 3-month-old puppy. Shannon and her brother Jordan and mom Shari have fostered many canines over the years and will now make "Duke" an addition to the family. The ...


A woman holds a photograph of late Pope John Paul II during a Mass commemorating his beatification at the cathedral in La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, May 1, 2011. Catholics worldwide celebrated the beatification of Polish-born Karol Wojtyla on Sunday, with the faithful jamming churches to pray and witnessing on TV screens the Vatican ceremony that brought him one step closer to possible sainthood.

A woman holds a photograph of late Pope John Paul ...

A woman holds a photograph of late Pope John Paul II during a Mass commemorating his beatification at the cathedral in La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, May 1, 2011. Catholics worldwide celebrated the beatification of Polish-born ...


In this photo taken April 24, 2011, trainer Kathy Ritvo reacts to a question about her Kentucky Derby hopeful Mucho Macho Man after the colt worked over a muddy track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.

In this photo taken April 24, 2011, trainer Kathy Ritvo ...

In this photo taken April 24, 2011, trainer Kathy Ritvo reacts to a question about her Kentucky Derby hopeful Mucho Macho Man after the colt worked over a muddy track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, ...


Tim McGraw performs at a private concert for SiriusXM subscribers in New York, Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

Tim McGraw performs at a private concert for SiriusXM subscribers ...

Tim McGraw performs at a private concert for SiriusXM subscribers in New York, Wednesday, April 27, 2011.


Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo, right, scores as Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila, left, waits for the ball in the eighth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, May 1, 2011, in Cleveland. Choo scored on a single by Orlando Cabrera. The Indians won 5-4.

Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo, right, scores as Detroit Tigers catcher ...

Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo, right, scores as Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila, left, waits for the ball in the eighth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, May 1, 2011, in Cleveland. Choo scored on ...


Joyce Jones of Youngstown, mother of filmmaker Derrick “D” Jones, walks through the home at 631 Ridge Ave., where she and her children once lived. Her son filmed a nine-minute documentary about the home, “631,” that Derrick has shown in Youngstown several times in the past few years.

Joyce Jones of Youngstown, mother of filmmaker Derrick “D” Jones, ...

Joyce Jones of Youngstown, mother of filmmaker Derrick “D” Jones, walks through the home at 631 Ridge Ave., where she and her children once lived. Her son filmed a nine-minute documentary about the home, “631,” ...


Youngstown State first baseman Jeremy Banks scoops a throw while Illinois-Chicago baserunner Ryan Boss dives back during Sunday’s doubleheader at Eastwood Field in Niles.

Youngstown State first baseman Jeremy Banks scoops a throw while ...

Youngstown State first baseman Jeremy Banks scoops a throw while Illinois-Chicago baserunner Ryan Boss dives back during Sunday’s doubleheader at Eastwood Field in Niles.


Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera takes the throw in time to tag out Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson (14) trying to steal second base in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Cleveland.

Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera takes the throw in time ...

Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera takes the throw in time to tag out Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson (14) trying to steal second base in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 30, 2011, ...