Photos for September 29, 2011

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Donte Whitner of the San Francisco 49ers poses with fan Andrew Berg of Bessemer, Pa., while Alex Reece of Boardman snaps a photo outside the Holiday Inn in Boardman. The team has been in the area since Monday.

Donte Whitner of the San Francisco 49ers poses with fan ...

Donte Whitner of the San Francisco 49ers poses with fan Andrew Berg of Bessemer, Pa., while Alex Reece of Boardman snaps a photo outside the Holiday Inn in Boardman. The team has been in the ...


Conrad Murray's defense attorney's J. Michael Flanagan, left, and Naug Gourjian, right, greet demonstrators outside court Thursday Sept. 29, 2011 in Los Angeles. Murray has pleaded not guilty and faces four years in prison and the loss of his medical license if convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Conrad Murray's defense attorney's J. Michael Flanagan, left, and Naug ...

Conrad Murray's defense attorney's J. Michael Flanagan, left, and Naug Gourjian, right, greet demonstrators outside court Thursday Sept. 29, 2011 in Los Angeles. Murray has pleaded not guilty and faces four years in prison and ...


In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, Sacramento County inmates are watch television at the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center, in Elk Grove, Calif.   In a prison realignment  plan championed by Gov. Jerry Brown, In an effort to slash the state's costs and reduce its  prison populations, a prison realignment plan championed by Gov. Jerry Brown, will allow judges to send non-violent, lower level offenders to county jail for crimes such as property, white collar and drug offenses instead of state prisons. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, Sacramento County ...

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, Sacramento County inmates are watch television at the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center, in Elk Grove, Calif. In a prison realignment plan championed by Gov. Jerry Brown, In ...


Quarterbacks Alex Smith #11, Colin Kaepernick #7 and Scott Tolzien #3 drop back to pass during a passing drill Thursday at Stambaugh Stadium.

Quarterbacks Alex Smith #11, Colin Kaepernick #7 and Scott Tolzien ...

Quarterbacks Alex Smith #11, Colin Kaepernick #7 and Scott Tolzien #3 drop back to pass during a passing drill Thursday at Stambaugh Stadium.


Girard’s Kara Miller (22) watches as Amy Jackson (13) and Katanna Austolosh (6) of Campbell Memorial set the ball during their All-American League volleyball match Thursday at Campbell Fieldhouse. The Indians defeated the Red Devils, 3-0.

Girard’s Kara Miller (22) watches as Amy Jackson (13) and ...

Girard’s Kara Miller (22) watches as Amy Jackson (13) and Katanna Austolosh (6) of Campbell Memorial set the ball during their All-American League volleyball match Thursday at Campbell Fieldhouse. The Indians defeated the Red Devils, ...


Dante DelSignore relaxes Thursday in his new “man cave” with his dad, Gregory DelSignore, sister Tina DelSignore and mom Carrie DelSignore. The plush couch and tables were donated by Broyhill furniture through Goldsteins Furniture & Bedding on U.S. Route 224.

Dante DelSignore relaxes Thursday in his new “man cave” with ...

Dante DelSignore relaxes Thursday in his new “man cave” with his dad, Gregory DelSignore, sister Tina DelSignore and mom Carrie DelSignore. The plush couch and tables were donated by Broyhill furniture through Goldsteins Furniture & ...


JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Senior at Austintown Fitch Alexander While created a commemorative sign that was placed in Austintown Township Park that remembers Ed Wilhelm, a Fitch alumni, who died in Texas trying to save the life of a stranger who was drowning.

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JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Senior at Austintown Fitch Alexander While created a commemorative sign that was placed in Austintown Township Park that remembers Ed Wilhelm, a Fitch alumni, who died in Texas trying ...


Austintown Fitch senior Alex While, 17, created a commemorative sign for Ed Wilhelm, a cross country runner for Fitch in the late 1970s who died while trying to save a girl from drowning in 1979. The sign, which also shows a map of Austintown Township Park and the current cross country course route, was installed at the finish line inside the park.

Austintown Fitch senior Alex While, 17, created a commemorative sign ...

Austintown Fitch senior Alex While, 17, created a commemorative sign for Ed Wilhelm, a cross country runner for Fitch in the late 1970s who died while trying to save a girl from drowning in 1979. ...


After the room make-over, Dante DelSignore’s basement became an official “man cave,” complete with football memorabilia and big screen TV. DelSignore, who was first diagnosed with bone cancer in 2007, saw the basement for the first time Thursday.

After the room make-over, Dante DelSignore’s basement became an official ...

After the room make-over, Dante DelSignore’s basement became an official “man cave,” complete with football memorabilia and big screen TV. DelSignore, who was first diagnosed with bone cancer in 2007, saw the basement for the ...


Renovation of the historic Porter and Mary Pollock House on Wick Avenue is resuming, and work is expected to be done in May. Youngstown State University awarded the $2.2 million contract to DSV Builders of Niles, to serve as the general contractor for the project.

Renovation of the historic Porter and Mary Pollock House on ...

Renovation of the historic Porter and Mary Pollock House on Wick Avenue is resuming, and work is expected to be done in May. Youngstown State University awarded the $2.2 million contract to DSV Builders of ...


Boardman High running back Devin Campbell has racked up 718 yards rushing and 234 receiving for the Spartans so far this season. He also plays cornerback on defense.

Boardman High running back Devin Campbell has racked up 718 ...

Boardman High running back Devin Campbell has racked up 718 yards rushing and 234 receiving for the Spartans so far this season. He also plays cornerback on defense.


Cardinal Mooney grad Ashley Cuba is just two goals shy of breaking the University of Pittsburgh’s women’s soccer team’s record for goals scored.

Cardinal Mooney grad Ashley Cuba is just two goals shy ...

Cardinal Mooney grad Ashley Cuba is just two goals shy of breaking the University of Pittsburgh’s women’s soccer team’s record for goals scored.


Boardman’s Devin Campbell (21) eludes Cardinal Mooney defenders Marcus McWilson (4), Joe DeNiro (6) and Courtney Love (9) during Week 2 action in Boardman.

Boardman’s Devin Campbell (21) eludes Cardinal Mooney defenders Marcus McWilson ...

Boardman’s Devin Campbell (21) eludes Cardinal Mooney defenders Marcus McWilson (4), Joe DeNiro (6) and Courtney Love (9) during Week 2 action in Boardman.


This is what Dante DelSignore’s basement looked like before the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted his request for a “man cave.”

This is what Dante DelSignore’s basement looked like before the ...

This is what Dante DelSignore’s basement looked like before the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted his request for a “man cave.”


Tonie Jackson and his son, Ryan, wait outside the Holiday Inn to get a glimpse of the 49ers.

Tonie Jackson and his son, Ryan, wait outside the Holiday ...

Tonie Jackson and his son, Ryan, wait outside the Holiday Inn to get a glimpse of the 49ers.


JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Chris Partika, committee member; Jack Nock, Mahoning Co. chapter of Thrivent Financial; Marilyn Johnson, committee member; Lynne Grischow, committee chair and Bedford Trails owner; Sherry Giovanni, committee member; ..present check for $5,808 to..Gina Marinelli, HMHP Foundation; Dr. Rashid Abdu, honorary chairman of the campaign for the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center..**92 golfers attended "Answer to Cancer" golf outting on September 10...-30

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Chris Partika, committee member; ...

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Chris Partika, committee member; Jack Nock, Mahoning Co. chapter of Thrivent Financial; Marilyn Johnson, committee member; Lynne Grischow, committee chair and Bedford Trails owner; Sherry Giovanni, committee member; ..present ...


JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Marilyn Johnson, committee member; Gina Marinelli, HMHP Foundation; Jack Nock, Mahoning Co. chapter of Thrivent Financial; Dr. Rashid Abdu, honorary chairman of the campaign for the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center; Chris Partika, committee member; Lynne Grischow, committee chair and Bedford Trails owner; Sherry Giovanni, committee member..*Committee presents check for $5,808.**92 golfers attended "Answer to Cancer" golf outting on September 10...-30

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Marilyn Johnson, committee member; ...

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Marilyn Johnson, committee member; Gina Marinelli, HMHP Foundation; Jack Nock, Mahoning Co. chapter of Thrivent Financial; Dr. Rashid Abdu, honorary chairman of the campaign for the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive ...


JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Chris Partika, committee member; Jack Nock, Mahoning Co. chapter of Thrivent Financial; Marilyn Johnson, committee member; Lynne Grischow, committee chair and Bedford Trails owner; Sherry Giovanni, committee member; ..present check for $5,808 to..Gina Marinelli, HMHP Foundation; Dr. Rashid Abdu, honorary chairman of the campaign for the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center..**92 golfers attended "Answer to Cancer" golf outting on September 10...-30

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Chris Partika, committee member; ...

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR ..Chris Partika, committee member; Jack Nock, Mahoning Co. chapter of Thrivent Financial; Marilyn Johnson, committee member; Lynne Grischow, committee chair and Bedford Trails owner; Sherry Giovanni, committee member; ..present ...


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Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of Leanna Hartsourgh playing in the leaves Ellsworth.

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of Leanna ...

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of Leanna Hartsourgh playing in the leaves Ellsworth.


Nathan Reel of Hubbard giggles as he played in the leaves in Hubbard.

Nathan Reel of Hubbard giggles as he played in the ...

Nathan Reel of Hubbard giggles as he played in the leaves in Hubbard.


Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of Mill Creek Park.

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of Mill ...

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of Mill Creek Park.


Ginny Tarka sent in this photo of the moon over a windmill on October Hill Farm in New Springfield.

Ginny Tarka sent in this photo of the moon over ...

Ginny Tarka sent in this photo of the moon over a windmill on October Hill Farm in New Springfield.


Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of trees in Mill Creek Park.

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of trees ...

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of trees in Mill Creek Park.


Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of Leanna Hartsough playing in the leaves.

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of Leanna ...

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of Leanna Hartsough playing in the leaves.


Kathy Mirts of Canfield shot this photo of her nephew, Cerek Szczyglowski, playing in the leaves. Cerek was visiting his aunt from Concord, Ohio.

Kathy Mirts of Canfield shot this photo of her nephew, ...

Kathy Mirts of Canfield shot this photo of her nephew, Cerek Szczyglowski, playing in the leaves. Cerek was visiting his aunt from Concord, Ohio.


This is a view from the front yard of Helen Deane in Hubbard Township. The lake, Coalburg Lake, is so still that it’s almost like a mirror reflecting the trees. The Canada geese seem to enjoy it! Photo sent in by Helen Deane.

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This is a view from the front yard of Helen Deane in Hubbard Township. The lake, Coalburg Lake, is so still that it’s almost like a mirror reflecting the trees. The Canada geese seem to ...


Effie Jordon of Austintown submitted this photo of her children, Chris, Victoria and Julia, who are playing with their cousin Dylan at their grandparents’ house. Dylan is from Youngstown’s West Side, where the photo was taken.

Effie Jordon of Austintown submitted this photo of her children, ...

Effie Jordon of Austintown submitted this photo of her children, Chris, Victoria and Julia, who are playing with their cousin Dylan at their grandparents’ house. Dylan is from Youngstown’s West Side, where the photo was ...


Stevie and Christian Woodberry savor the moment on a warm fall day at their Youngstown home. Photo submitted by T. Sharon Woodberry.

Stevie and Christian Woodberry savor the moment on a warm ...

Stevie and Christian Woodberry savor the moment on a warm fall day at their Youngstown home. Photo submitted by T. Sharon Woodberry.


Joanne Shutrump of Boardman submitted this photo of her granddaughter, Bella Lettieri, 7, of Hatteras Island, N.C. Bella loves the leaves raked into a pile by her dad and mom, John and Mary Jill Shutrump Lettieri.

Joanne Shutrump of Boardman submitted this photo of her granddaughter, ...

Joanne Shutrump of Boardman submitted this photo of her granddaughter, Bella Lettieri, 7, of Hatteras Island, N.C. Bella loves the leaves raked into a pile by her dad and mom, John and Mary Jill Shutrump ...


Joey Lettieri, 3, helps to rake leaves at the home of his grandmother, Joanne Shutrump of Boardman, who sent in this photo. Joey is the son of John and Mary Jill Shutrump Lettieri of Hatteras Island, N.C.

Joey Lettieri, 3, helps to rake leaves at the home ...

Joey Lettieri, 3, helps to rake leaves at the home of his grandmother, Joanne Shutrump of Boardman, who sent in this photo. Joey is the son of John and Mary Jill Shutrump Lettieri of Hatteras ...


Christian Woodberry smiles in the yard of his home in Youngstown. T. Sharon Woodberry sent in the photo.

Christian Woodberry smiles in the yard of his home in ...

Christian Woodberry smiles in the yard of his home in Youngstown. T. Sharon Woodberry sent in the photo.


Stevie Woodberry of Youngstown plays in the yard while his dad rakes leaves. Photo sent in by T. Sharon Woodberry.

Stevie Woodberry of Youngstown plays in the yard while his ...

Stevie Woodberry of Youngstown plays in the yard while his dad rakes leaves. Photo sent in by T. Sharon Woodberry.


Is that practice for trick-or-treating? Mikayla Upright takes a break from stuffing her pumpkin with leaves with her Uncle Josh Upright. Both are from Boardman. Photo sent in by Sheree Savon of Youngstown.

Is that practice for trick-or-treating? Mikayla Upright takes a break ...

Is that practice for trick-or-treating? Mikayla Upright takes a break from stuffing her pumpkin with leaves with her Uncle Josh Upright. Both are from Boardman. Photo sent in by Sheree Savon of Youngstown.


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Stevie and Christian Woodberry of Youngstown enjoy their dad’s yardwork. Photo submitted by T. Sharon Woodberry.

Stevie and Christian Woodberry of Youngstown enjoy their dad’s yardwork. ...

Stevie and Christian Woodberry of Youngstown enjoy their dad’s yardwork. Photo submitted by T. Sharon Woodberry.


Debbie Anderson of Austintown sent in this photo of Tim Anderson walking along the Lily Pond.

Debbie Anderson of Austintown sent in this photo of Tim ...

Debbie Anderson of Austintown sent in this photo of Tim Anderson walking along the Lily Pond.


Stevie Woodberry finds fun in the leaf pile at his Youngstown home. Photo sent in by T. Sharon Woodberry.

Stevie Woodberry finds fun in the leaf pile at his ...

Stevie Woodberry finds fun in the leaf pile at his Youngstown home. Photo sent in by T. Sharon Woodberry.


Cousins Zoe Kabetso and Chloe Guinter cover Olivia Kabetso while playing at the home of their grandparents, Gary and Martie Kabetso of Canfield. Martie Kabetso sent in the photo.

Cousins Zoe Kabetso and Chloe Guinter cover Olivia Kabetso while ...

Cousins Zoe Kabetso and Chloe Guinter cover Olivia Kabetso while playing at the home of their grandparents, Gary and Martie Kabetso of Canfield. Martie Kabetso sent in the photo.


Anthony Dominic Triveri of Poland, who will turn 5 on Oct. 11, loves the crisp air and fall leaves that autumn brings. Here he plays during his favorite season. Photo submitted by his mom, Kim Triveri.

Anthony Dominic Triveri of Poland, who will turn 5 on ...

Anthony Dominic Triveri of Poland, who will turn 5 on Oct. 11, loves the crisp air and fall leaves that autumn brings. Here he plays during his favorite season. Photo submitted by his mom, Kim ...


Teresa Sanchez of Campbell and Brook Marrie of Lowellville are dressed as crayons for Halloween as they play in the leaves. Photo sent in by MaryAnn Bozichovich.

Teresa Sanchez of Campbell and Brook Marrie of Lowellville are ...

Teresa Sanchez of Campbell and Brook Marrie of Lowellville are dressed as crayons for Halloween as they play in the leaves. Photo sent in by MaryAnn Bozichovich.


An array of brilliantly colored leaves will soon start to fall, making a huge pile of leaves, one of Anthony Dominic Triveri’s favorite things. At almost 5, Anthony already knows fall is one fun season. Photo sent in by his mom, Kim Triveri of Poland.

An array of brilliantly colored leaves will soon start to ...

An array of brilliantly colored leaves will soon start to fall, making a huge pile of leaves, one of Anthony Dominic Triveri’s favorite things. At almost 5, Anthony already knows fall is one fun season. ...


Patrick Dell of Austintown relaxes on his “bed” of leaves. Photo submitted by his mother, Tricia Dell.

Patrick Dell of Austintown relaxes on his “bed” of leaves. ...

Patrick Dell of Austintown relaxes on his “bed” of leaves. Photo submitted by his mother, Tricia Dell.


Isabella Deem, 1, seems to be asking, “Now where did those leaves go?” She’s the daughter of Lt. Michael Deem and Sara Deem, and lives with her family in Vilseck, Germany, where Michael is stationed in the Army. The photo was proudly sent in by Isabella’s grandparents, John and Dee Deem of Struthers.

Isabella Deem, 1, seems to be asking, “Now where did ...

Isabella Deem, 1, seems to be asking, “Now where did those leaves go?” She’s the daughter of Lt. Michael Deem and Sara Deem, and lives with her family in Vilseck, Germany, where Michael is stationed ...


Grandma Linda Lamanna of Austintown took this picture of her grandchildren playing with leaves and wildflowers. Jenna and Nicholas Lindquist are 14 months old, and Kaylie Lindquist is 3. The children live in Forest Lake, Minn.

Grandma Linda Lamanna of Austintown took this picture of her ...

Grandma Linda Lamanna of Austintown took this picture of her grandchildren playing with leaves and wildflowers. Jenna and Nicholas Lindquist are 14 months old, and Kaylie Lindquist is 3. The children live in Forest Lake, ...


Lucas Dell plays among the leaves. He is the son of Tricia Dell of Austintown, who took this photo and sent it in.

Lucas Dell plays among the leaves. He is the son ...

Lucas Dell plays among the leaves. He is the son of Tricia Dell of Austintown, who took this photo and sent it in.


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It was 1976 when Jimmie McFadden of Niles got a wheelbarrow pumpkin ride with his grandpa, Jack Fynes, also of Niles. Photo submitted by Sandi Fynes-McFadden, Jimmie’s mom and Jack’s daughter.

It was 1976 when Jimmie McFadden of Niles got a ...

It was 1976 when Jimmie McFadden of Niles got a wheelbarrow pumpkin ride with his grandpa, Jack Fynes, also of Niles. Photo submitted by Sandi Fynes-McFadden, Jimmie’s mom and Jack’s daughter.


Benjamin Herrholtz of Howland, 3, enjoys the leaves at the home of his great-grandparents, Alfred and Helen Deane of Hubbard Township. Photo submitted by Helen Deane.

Benjamin Herrholtz of Howland, 3, enjoys the leaves at the ...

Benjamin Herrholtz of Howland, 3, enjoys the leaves at the home of his great-grandparents, Alfred and Helen Deane of Hubbard Township. Photo submitted by Helen Deane.


Anthony Dominic Triveri of Poland, who is almost 5, says unlike his dad, he can’t wait until the leaves begin to fall so he play in them. Anthony’s mom, Kim Triveri, sent in this photo.

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Anthony Dominic Triveri of Poland, who is almost 5, says unlike his dad, he can’t wait until the leaves begin to fall so he play in them. Anthony’s mom, Kim Triveri, sent in this photo.


Lana Vannauker  of Canfield sent in this photo of a house in New Wilmington.

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of a ...

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of a house in New Wilmington.


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Rory Geissler, 4, and Becca Geissler, 7, play in the leaves in Annapolis, MD. Photo submitted by Nancy Fawcett of Canfield.

Rory Geissler, 4, and Becca Geissler, 7, play in the ...

Rory Geissler, 4, and Becca Geissler, 7, play in the leaves in Annapolis, MD. Photo submitted by Nancy Fawcett of Canfield.


June Carr of New Castle, Pa., sent in this photo of her grandson Andy, who was throwing leaves on his mom, Janet, who took this action shot as it was happening.

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June Carr of New Castle, Pa., sent in this photo of her grandson Andy, who was throwing leaves on his mom, Janet, who took this action shot as it was happening.


Teresa Sanchez of Campbell and Brook Marrie of Lowellville are dressed as crayons for Halloween. Photo sent in by MaryAnn Bozichovich.

Teresa Sanchez of Campbell and Brook Marrie of Lowellville are ...

Teresa Sanchez of Campbell and Brook Marrie of Lowellville are dressed as crayons for Halloween. Photo sent in by MaryAnn Bozichovich.


Anthony Dominic Triveri of Poland, who is almost 5, tells his family that nothing is better than playing in a pile of leaves. Photo sent in by Kim Triveri, Anthony’s mom.

Anthony Dominic Triveri of Poland, who is almost 5, tells ...

Anthony Dominic Triveri of Poland, who is almost 5, tells his family that nothing is better than playing in a pile of leaves. Photo sent in by Kim Triveri, Anthony’s mom.


Lana Vannauker  of Canfield sent in this photo of Lanterman’s Mill in Mill Creek Park.

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Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of Lanterman’s Mill in Mill Creek Park.


Tricia Dell of Austintown sent in this photo she took of her husband, Phillip, and their son Patrick as they walk in the apple orchards in Hartford, Ohio.

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Tricia Dell of Austintown sent in this photo she took of her husband, Phillip, and their son Patrick as they walk in the apple orchards in Hartford, Ohio.


Lana Vannauker  of Canfield sent in this photo of leaves in Mill Creek Park.

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of leaves ...

Lana Vannauker of Canfield sent in this photo of leaves in Mill Creek Park.


Mikayla Upright of Boardman decorates a Halloween tree with the help of her grandparents, Bob and Sheree Savon of Youngstown. Photo sent in by Sheree Savon.

Mikayla Upright of Boardman decorates a Halloween tree with the ...

Mikayla Upright of Boardman decorates a Halloween tree with the help of her grandparents, Bob and Sheree Savon of Youngstown. Photo sent in by Sheree Savon.


Jennifer and Mikayla Upright of Boardman enjoy the leaves and the fall weather. Photo submitted by Grandma Sheree Savon of Youngstown.

Jennifer and Mikayla Upright of Boardman enjoy the leaves and ...

Jennifer and Mikayla Upright of Boardman enjoy the leaves and the fall weather. Photo submitted by Grandma Sheree Savon of Youngstown.