Glasses overflowing: The Boardman Lions Club made a donation of more than 1,400 pairs of used eyeglasses and 150 pairs of sunglasses to LensCrafters in the Boardman Plaza. September's donation was the largest single donation received at the branch. Above, Karen Kannal, right, Boardman Lions Sight Chairwoman, presents the glasses to Kayla Stone, LensCrafters licensed optician. Drop-off locations for eyeglasses include Boardman United Methodist Church, the Spectacle Spot, Boardman Library, St. Luke's Church, Boardman Center Middle School and Sam's Club. Stone says the eyeglasses are sent to Cincinnati for distribution to Mexico, Paraguay and India, among other countries.
Added: Wed, September 14, 2011
Western Reserve running back Donnie Bolton drives through the line for a first down during the Blue Devils’ victory over Malvern last weekend. Western Reserve will play Shadyside for the Divison VI, Region 21 championship on Saturday night.
Black River running back Zach Marror (28) is tackled by a Girard defender as James Cupan (33) of the Indians comes in to help. Girard plays Norwayne on Saturday night in the Division IV, Region 13 championship game.
Youngstown State’s Ashen Ward scores on a layup against Notre Dame College’s Phil Biggs during the first half of Tuesday’s game at the Beeghly Center.
The last 20 Westlake Terrace buildings containing 218 apartments are being razed to make way for the $20 million to $22 million Village at Arlington, which will contain 120 low-income rental units in 22 buildings. Construction of the village, which will feature one- to three-bedroom townhouses, will begin early next year and take about 18 months to complete.
Remnants of Youngstown’s 1940-vintage Westlake Terrace Apartments housing project, the country’s oldest public-housing development, were under demolition Tuesday. Former Westlake residents, who have relocated to other Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority properties or to Section 8 housing, will get first priority for housing in the Village at Arlington, which will replace the remainder of Westlake.
Rose M. Wilson of Warren stands in court Tuesday with Atty. Michael Rossi as she pleads guilty to a felony charge of theft in office.
From left, Girard seniors David Meigs, 18, and Zack Teter, 17, pose with an iPhone that is playing their video “Our Minds Are Open,” a spoof on the Creed song “With Arms Wide Open.” The two hope their video, a finalist in the eInstruction Classroom Makeover Contest, will garner enough votes to win their school $75,000 worth of high-tech instructional upgrades.