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A group of golfers plans to raise money to pay for improvements to the Youngstown-owned Henry Stambaugh Golf Course on the city’s North Side. Of particular concern is the exterior of the course’s clubhouse.

A group of golfers plans to raise money to pay ...

A group of golfers plans to raise money to pay for improvements to the Youngstown-owned Henry Stambaugh Golf Course on the city’s North Side. Of particular concern is the exterior of the course’s clubhouse.


All officers who attended Friday’s ceremony wore black bands over their badges.

All officers who attended Friday’s ceremony wore black bands over ...

All officers who attended Friday’s ceremony wore black bands over their badges.


Youngstown police officers salute those who lost their lives in the line of duty. Mahoning County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 141, Youngstown FOP Lodge 28 and Youngstown State University FOP Lodge 200 sponsored the event.

Youngstown police officers salute those who lost their lives in ...

Youngstown police officers salute those who lost their lives in the line of duty. Mahoning County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 141, Youngstown FOP Lodge 28 and Youngstown State University FOP Lodge 200 sponsored the ...


Youngstown Patrolman Richard Baldwin was part of the color guard at the annual Fallen Officers Memorial ceremony at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Youngstown.

Youngstown Patrolman Richard Baldwin was part of the color guard ...

Youngstown Patrolman Richard Baldwin was part of the color guard at the annual Fallen Officers Memorial ceremony at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Youngstown.


A Taft Elementary student counts the change deposited by a fellow student in a program on banking.

A Taft Elementary student counts the change deposited by a ...

A Taft Elementary student counts the change deposited by a fellow student in a program on banking.


In this May 23, 2011 photo, customer Gabriel Sanchez shops for fresh fruit at a Superior Grocers store in Los Angeles. Consumer spending rises but much of gain goes to pay for higher food and energy Friday, May 27, 2011.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

In this May 23, 2011 photo, customer Gabriel Sanchez shops ...

In this May 23, 2011 photo, customer Gabriel Sanchez shops for fresh fruit at a Superior Grocers store in Los Angeles. Consumer spending rises but much of gain goes to pay for higher food and ...


At right, Taft Elementary School kindergartner Michael Logan shows the bank book he’s been using to keep track of deposits to his savings account. The Kids Club, a banking program from Huntington Bank, allows children to learn about saving money and the operations of a bank.

At right, Taft Elementary School kindergartner Michael Logan shows the ...

At right, Taft Elementary School kindergartner Michael Logan shows the bank book he’s been using to keep track of deposits to his savings account. The Kids Club, a banking program from Huntington Bank, allows children ...


Cierra Dandridge, a fifth-grader at Taft Elementary School, and Kandie Kline, a Huntington Bank area operations specialist, prepare for the school’s twice-monthly Kids Club program. The Huntington Bank program teaches children skills in financial literacy.

Cierra Dandridge, a fifth-grader at Taft Elementary School, and Kandie ...

Cierra Dandridge, a fifth-grader at Taft Elementary School, and Kandie Kline, a Huntington Bank area operations specialist, prepare for the school’s twice-monthly Kids Club program. The Huntington Bank program teaches children skills in financial literacy.


Neale Booth, nephew of Bill and Melissa Booth, is a bartender at Backyard Bar and Grill. The establishment, on State Route 170, just south of Western Reserve Road, opened recently after Bill and Melissa Booth said they wanted to bring a family-friendly bar and grill  to town.

Neale Booth, nephew of Bill and Melissa Booth, is a ...

Neale Booth, nephew of Bill and Melissa Booth, is a bartender at Backyard Bar and Grill. The establishment, on State Route 170, just south of Western Reserve Road, opened recently after Bill and Melissa Booth ...


Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Calcagni

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Calcagni

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Calcagni


Remembering teachers: At its annual In-Memoriam and Remembrance Service, the Mahoning Retired Teachers Association eulogized deceased teachers from Mahoning County. During the service, Sally Winsen, at left, presented to Linda Vuletich, MRTA president, standing next to her, this year’s memorial book by John Bredar, titled “The President’s Photographer.” The book will become part of the permanent collection of the Youngstown Public Library on behalf of the John M. Knapick Memorial for deceased MRTA members. Continuing from left to right are Martha Lopez, Remembrance chairwoman, and Joan Sonnett, Remembrance committee member.

Remembering teachers: At its annual In-Memoriam and Remembrance Service, the ...

Remembering teachers: At its annual In-Memoriam and Remembrance Service, the Mahoning Retired Teachers Association eulogized deceased teachers from Mahoning County. During the service, Sally Winsen, at left, presented to Linda Vuletich, MRTA president, standing next ...


Sandra Hite and David Anderson

Sandra Hite and David Anderson

Sandra Hite and David Anderson


Mr. and Mrs. Samuel H. White

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel H. White

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel H. White


Jonathan P. Skowron and Sara J. Dickson

Jonathan P. Skowron and Sara J. Dickson

Jonathan P. Skowron and Sara J. Dickson


Excellent scientists: St. Patrick School in Hubbard sent two students to the State Science Day in Columbus, hosted by Ohio State University. Gabriella Hosack, at left, an eighth-grader, presented her project, “The effect of enhanced water on the athletic ability of mice.” Her project received a perfect score and The Ohio Academy of Science Superior Award. Jack Sebest, a seventh-grader, at right, presented his project, “The efficient use of force and momentum in a trebuchet,” which received the OAS Excellence Award.

Excellent scientists: St. Patrick School in Hubbard sent two students ...

Excellent scientists: St. Patrick School in Hubbard sent two students to the State Science Day in Columbus, hosted by Ohio State University. Gabriella Hosack, at left, an eighth-grader, presented her project, “The effect of enhanced ...


Preparing for the June 6 American Heart Association Golf Scramble are, from left, Dr. Michael Burley, event co-chairman; Mark Shaw, Primus Medical Center; Michael Seelman, Northside Medical Center, an affiliate of ValleyCare Health System; and Joe Valvo, event co-chairman.

Preparing for the June 6 American Heart Association Golf Scramble ...

Preparing for the June 6 American Heart Association Golf Scramble are, from left, Dr. Michael Burley, event co-chairman; Mark Shaw, Primus Medical Center; Michael Seelman, Northside Medical Center, an affiliate of ValleyCare Health System; and ...


Lodge installation: Argus Lodge 545 F&AM in Canfield installed Dale Hawkins, at left, as senior stewart, and Ryan Hamilton as junior stewart at a special meeting May 13. Hawkins is vice president of sales at Industrial Packaging in Lisbon. Hamilton is attending Youngstown State University, where he is pursuing a teaching degree in integrated social studies and history. He is employed at Cornersburg Party Shop.

Lodge installation: Argus Lodge 545 F&AM in Canfield installed Dale ...

Lodge installation: Argus Lodge 545 F&AM in Canfield installed Dale Hawkins, at left, as senior stewart, and Ryan Hamilton as junior stewart at a special meeting May 13. Hawkins is vice president of sales at ...


Members of the Youngstown Area Federation of Women’s Clubs met recently for a scholarship luncheon at the Youngstown Country Club. From left to right are Barbara Higgins, second vice president; Valorie Zurawick, Woman of the Year; Atty. Evelyn Bachman, Ohio Federation of Women’s Clubs president; and Rusti Puromaki, first vice president. Not pictured are Debra Kostelic, federation president, and YSU student Megan Harwell, who received a $2,500 scholarship during the luncheon.

Members of the Youngstown Area Federation of Women’s Clubs met ...

Members of the Youngstown Area Federation of Women’s Clubs met recently for a scholarship luncheon at the Youngstown Country Club. From left to right are Barbara Higgins, second vice president; Valorie Zurawick, Woman of the ...


Next ... here come the brides: Judith and Terry Sheridan display a collection of pewter molds and pewter items at a recent open house at Upton House in downtown Warren, at 380 Mahoning Ave. NW. At 2 p.m. Sunday, the second open house will take place. It’s titled “Here Come the Brides” and will feature vintage wedding gowns dating from 1905 to 1945. There also will be displays of wedding shoes, veils, gloves and bride dolls. For more information phone 330-395-1840 or visit www.uptonhouse.org.

Next ... here come the brides: Judith and Terry Sheridan ...

Next ... here come the brides: Judith and Terry Sheridan display a collection of pewter molds and pewter items at a recent open house at Upton House in downtown Warren, at 380 Mahoning Ave. NW. ...


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FILE - This Jan. 11, 2000, file photo shows the Wolf Creek Nuclear power plant near New Strawn, Kan., which went online in 1985. The Wolf Creek plant, the closest nuclear power plant to the tornado-ravaged city of Joplin, Mo., was singled out weeks before the deadly storm for being vulnerable to twisters. Inspections triggered by the Japan nuclear crisis found that some emergency equipment and storage sites at the plant in southeastern Kansas might not survive a tornado. (AP Photo/Capital Journal, David Eulitt, File)

FILE - This Jan. 11, 2000, file photo shows the ...

FILE - This Jan. 11, 2000, file photo shows the Wolf Creek Nuclear power plant near New Strawn, Kan., which went online in 1985. The Wolf Creek plant, the closest nuclear power plant to the ...


FILE - This 2010 file photo shows former Ohio State football wide receiver  Ray Small wearing a Minnesota Vikings uniform.  Small told the school's student newspaper that he sold Big Ten championship rings and other memorabilia for cash and got special car deals as an athlete during his playing days. The Lantern reported that Small, who played for the Buckeyes from 2006-2010, said "everyone was doing it" on the team. (AP Photo/File)

FILE - This 2010 file photo shows former Ohio State ...

FILE - This 2010 file photo shows former Ohio State football wide receiver Ray Small wearing a Minnesota Vikings uniform. Small told the school's student newspaper that he sold Big Ten championship rings and other ...


FILE - In this May 21, 2011, file photo, Simona De Silvestro, of Switzerland, wipes her eyes after she qualified on her final attempt on the opening day of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. De Silvestro burned her hands in a crash two days earlier. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, file)

FILE - In this May 21, 2011, file photo, Simona ...

FILE - In this May 21, 2011, file photo, Simona De Silvestro, of Switzerland, wipes her eyes after she qualified on her final attempt on the opening day of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto ...