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Though the grand opening doesn’t happen until Thursday, Steve Gilmartin, hhgregg general manager, said he’s been impressed with the foot traffic during the store’s soft open. The hhgregg Boardman location, 441 Boardman-Poland Road, is the company’s 175th store.

Though the grand opening doesn’t happen until Thursday, Steve Gilmartin, ...

Though the grand opening doesn’t happen until Thursday, Steve Gilmartin, hhgregg general manager, said he’s been impressed with the foot traffic during the store’s soft open. The hhgregg Boardman location, 441 Boardman-Poland Road, is the ...


Sgt. T.J. Assion of the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Department

Sgt. T.J. Assion of the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Department

Sgt. T.J. Assion of the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Department


Local police and firefighters gathered in downtown Youngstown to honor officers killed in the line of duty. They are, from left, Youngstown Police Officer Sam Mosca; Christopher Weaver, Youngstown Professional Firefighters union; Sgt. T.J. Assion, Mahoning County Sheriff’s Department and president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 141; and Sgt. Salvatore Pascarella from the sheriff’s department. Monday’s event was part of National Police Memorial Week, but the gathering also focused attention on the new Ohio law that limits collective-bargaining rights of public employees like police officers and firefighters.

Local police and firefighters gathered in downtown Youngstown to honor ...

Local police and firefighters gathered in downtown Youngstown to honor officers killed in the line of duty. They are, from left, Youngstown Police Officer Sam Mosca; Christopher Weaver, Youngstown Professional Firefighters union; Sgt. T.J. Assion, ...


State Rep. Ronald V. Gerberry of Austintown, D-59th, plans to introduce legislation that would create a state commission that would review what gasoline companies charge and require them to justify the prices. Gerberry announced the proposal at a BP station in Liberty Township.

State Rep. Ronald V. Gerberry of Austintown, D-59th, plans to ...

State Rep. Ronald V. Gerberry of Austintown, D-59th, plans to introduce legislation that would create a state commission that would review what gasoline companies charge and require them to justify the prices. Gerberry announced the ...


Jeremiah McClarin

Jeremiah McClarin

Jeremiah McClarin


Mike DePascale, Yankee Run staff

Mike DePascale, Yankee Run staff

Mike DePascale, Yankee Run staff


Ryan Logan, Yankee Run staff

Ryan Logan, Yankee Run staff

Ryan Logan, Yankee Run staff


Dan Merwin, Yankee Run staff

Dan Merwin, Yankee Run staff

Dan Merwin, Yankee Run staff


Aswad Fleming

Aswad Fleming

Aswad Fleming


Suzanne Barbati, executive director of Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology.

Suzanne Barbati, executive director of Oh Wow! The Roger & ...

Suzanne Barbati, executive director of Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology.


Struthers pitcher Katie Jordan fires the ball toward home plate during the Division II sectional opener Monday 
against Hubbard High School at Harding Park. The Wildcats advance to a sectional semifinal today against Southeast after shutting out the Eagles on a 6-0 two-hitter by junior pitcher Rachel Affagato.

Struthers pitcher Katie Jordan fires the ball toward home plate ...

Struthers pitcher Katie Jordan fires the ball toward home plate during the Division II sectional opener Monday against Hubbard High School at Harding Park. The Wildcats advance to a sectional semifinal today against Southeast after ...


Yankee Run Golf Course, operated by the McMullin family for three generations, has long been considered one of the finest golf courses in the area.

Yankee Run Golf Course, operated by the McMullin family for ...

Yankee Run Golf Course, operated by the McMullin family for three generations, has long been considered one of the finest golf courses in the area.


Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology officially opens Thursday, but 18 groups of students already have come through its doors in the last three weeks to try out the activities and make suggestions.

Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for ...

Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology officially opens Thursday, but 18 groups of students already have come through its doors in the last three weeks to try out ...


Struthers’ Mandy Ditman catches the ball before Hubbard’s Brittany Lunt can make it to the bag during Monday’s sectional opener in Hubbard.

Struthers’ Mandy Ditman catches the ball before Hubbard’s Brittany Lunt ...

Struthers’ Mandy Ditman catches the ball before Hubbard’s Brittany Lunt can make it to the bag during Monday’s sectional opener in Hubbard.


Cody Fritz, 7, plays with the stream table, where students can control water pressure to keep
plastic balls afloat. Cody is a first-grader at United Local schools in Hanoverton and was visiting Oh Wow! in downtown Youngstown on Monday with his class.

Cody Fritz, 7, plays with the stream table, where students ...

Cody Fritz, 7, plays with the stream table, where students can control water pressure to keep plastic balls afloat. Cody is a first-grader at United Local schools in Hanoverton and was visiting Oh Wow! in ...


Alex Sierra

Alex Sierra

Alex Sierra


Kevin Sierra

Kevin Sierra

Kevin Sierra


Michelle M. Nespeca and Nelson Villa

Michelle M. Nespeca and Nelson Villa

Michelle M. Nespeca and Nelson Villa


Adam J. Grund and Christy A. Helsel

Adam J. Grund and Christy A. Helsel

Adam J. Grund and Christy A. Helsel


Mark E. Little and Maggie M. Fiest

Mark E. Little and Maggie M. Fiest

Mark E. Little and Maggie M. Fiest


Representatives of the Rotary Club of Canfield, Hospice of the Valley, Greenwood Chevrolet of Austintown and General Motors of Lordstown , who are helping with a raffle for a 2011 Chevy Cruze LTZ, are, standing from left, Gerry Finch, Tom Pauley, Marshall Coney Jr., Dante Zambrini, Liz McGarry, Dee Saunders, Greg Greenwood, Jack Saunders, Lynn Roman, Bill Hendricks and Craig Olson., and seated, Tom Mock.

Representatives of the Rotary Club of Canfield, Hospice of the ...

Representatives of the Rotary Club of Canfield, Hospice of the Valley, Greenwood Chevrolet of Austintown and General Motors of Lordstown , who are helping with a raffle for a 2011 Chevy Cruze LTZ, are, standing ...