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Stephanie Heckman and Jason Cuddy

Stephanie Heckman and Jason Cuddy

Stephanie Heckman and Jason Cuddy


Sherry B. Snyder and George Chen

Sherry B. Snyder and George Chen

Sherry B. Snyder and George Chen


Daniel B. Wright and Jessie C. Kinsley

Daniel B. Wright and Jessie C. Kinsley

Daniel B. Wright and Jessie C. Kinsley


Ready for the record hop: Sisters D'Ella, Mille and Sophie Heschmeyer of Liberty celebrated the 50th day of school when Akiva Academy in Youngstown had a '50s day. The girls donned their best 1950s outfits for the occasion as students and teachers dressed in poodle skirts, rolled up jeans, slicked-back hair and leather jackets. They even listened to music on what the kids described as "weird dishes" — vinyl LPs. The whole elementary school learned about the culture of the 1950s era and enjoyed pizza and root beer floats for lunch.

Ready for the record hop: Sisters D'Ella, Mille and Sophie ...

Ready for the record hop: Sisters D'Ella, Mille and Sophie Heschmeyer of Liberty celebrated the 50th day of school when Akiva Academy in Youngstown had a '50s day. The girls donned their best 1950s outfits ...


Cleveland Browns running back Chris Ogbonnaya (25) leaves Jacksonville Jaguars DT Tyson Alualu (93) in the
dust as he breaks a tackle during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s NFL game in Cleveland. Ogbonnaya rushed for
115 yards on 21 carries and a touchdown in the Browns’ 14-10 win over the Jaguars.

Cleveland Browns running back Chris Ogbonnaya (25) leaves Jacksonville Jaguars ...

Cleveland Browns running back Chris Ogbonnaya (25) leaves Jacksonville Jaguars DT Tyson Alualu (93) in the dust as he breaks a tackle during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s NFL game in Cleveland. Ogbonnaya rushed for ...


YSU quarterback Kurt Hess fires the ball past Missouri State’s Andrew Biesel in Saturday’s loss. With nearly every major contributor returning next season, the Penguins will not let a bad finish negatively affect recruiting or player development.

YSU quarterback Kurt Hess fires the ball past Missouri State’s ...

YSU quarterback Kurt Hess fires the ball past Missouri State’s Andrew Biesel in Saturday’s loss. With nearly every major contributor returning next season, the Penguins will not let a bad finish negatively affect recruiting or ...


Donnie Bolton and his Western Reserve teammates won’t be stuffing their faces or watching the annual NFL games hosted by the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. The Blue Devils, as well as the Cardinal Mooney football team, will be out on the practice field getting ready for their respective state semifinal contests against Buckeye Central and Chagrin Falls this weekend.

Donnie Bolton and his Western Reserve teammates won’t be stuffing ...

Donnie Bolton and his Western Reserve teammates won’t be stuffing their faces or watching the annual NFL games hosted by the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. The Blue Devils, as well as ...


Atty. Alan Wenger of Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, representing a group of landowners who have formed an informational group/bargaining unit to negotiate with gas and drilling companies, explains lease details during a meeting at Armstrong Saddlery Arena in Salem.

Atty. Alan Wenger of Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, representing a ...

Atty. Alan Wenger of Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, representing a group of landowners who have formed an informational group/bargaining unit to negotiate with gas and drilling companies, explains lease details during a meeting at Armstrong ...


Author Rebecca Macri and Courtney Ross, 7, look over the book that was inspired by the Watson Elementary first-grader.

Author Rebecca Macri and Courtney Ross, 7, look over the ...

Author Rebecca Macri and Courtney Ross, 7, look over the book that was inspired by the Watson Elementary first-grader.


At Sunday’s “The War on Youth Violence” presentation at East High School, Patricia Eiland of Austintown tells Pastor Cecil Monroe how she believes violence can be prevented.

At Sunday’s “The War on Youth Violence” presentation at East ...

At Sunday’s “The War on Youth Violence” presentation at East High School, Patricia Eiland of Austintown tells Pastor Cecil Monroe how she believes violence can be prevented.


"EARLY DETECTION IS CRUCIAL TO SURVIVAL.” - Rose Mary Flanagan, ovarian cancer patient

"EARLY DETECTION IS CRUCIAL TO SURVIVAL.” - Rose Mary Flanagan, ...

"EARLY DETECTION IS CRUCIAL TO SURVIVAL.” - Rose Mary Flanagan, ovarian cancer patient


Oil-drilling derricks such as this one, outside Carrollton in Carroll County, could soon start appearing throughout the Mahoning Valley, based on an uptick in signed leases, especially in southeast Mahoning County. The boom in such leases has begun to spread to western townships.

Oil-drilling derricks such as this one, outside Carrollton in Carroll ...

Oil-drilling derricks such as this one, outside Carrollton in Carroll County, could soon start appearing throughout the Mahoning Valley, based on an uptick in signed leases, especially in southeast Mahoning County. The boom in such ...