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Youngstown Lions Club’s 92nd Annual Christmas party for students of Youngstown City Schools had the Saxon Club filled to capacity. The children enjoyed singing and dancing to Christmas carols, eating a turkey dinner and opening their gifts from Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Lions Elves. Shown are members of the Lions Club, who had as much fun as the children.

Youngstown Lions Club’s 92nd Annual Christmas party for students of ...

Youngstown Lions Club’s 92nd Annual Christmas party for students of Youngstown City Schools had the Saxon Club filled to capacity. The children enjoyed singing and dancing to Christmas carols, eating a turkey dinner and opening ...


Hubbard Schools Band Sponsors won an aluminum can fund drive sponsored by the Ball Corp. for the third year in a row. Representatives from the local Ball Corp. plant in Hubbard were on hand at a recent boosters meeting to present the members with a check for $2,500 along with a check for an additional $2,500 of matching funds from the local plant. The Hubbard Band Sponsors have received over $10,000 in the last three years from the Ball Corp. All money goes into a fund for new uniforms. Pictured are, from left,  Ball personnel Amy Braden, Gary Flamino and Bob Truckiss; Andrea Lewis, assistant band director; Bernie Grilli, Ball Corp.; Cathy Cummings, boosters president; Dan Nestich, school band director; Pam Reiter, boosters vice president; Sandy Kerr, boosters treasurer; Ron Emch, boosters secretary; Chet Julian, Ball Corp.; and Sal Halicki and Maria Castner, boosters trustees.

Hubbard Schools Band Sponsors won an aluminum can fund drive ...

Hubbard Schools Band Sponsors won an aluminum can fund drive sponsored by the Ball Corp. for the third year in a row. Representatives from the local Ball Corp. plant in Hubbard were on hand at ...


Indianapolis Colts guard Mike McGlynn, a graduate of Austintown Fitch High School, bows his head during a moment of silence for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings before a game against the Houston Texans on Sunday in Houston.

Indianapolis Colts guard Mike McGlynn, a graduate of Austintown Fitch ...

Indianapolis Colts guard Mike McGlynn, a graduate of Austintown Fitch High School, bows his head during a moment of silence for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings before a game against the ...


Cleveland Browns wide receiver Travis Benjamin (80) catches a pass in front of Washington Redskins cornerback DJ Johnson (30) and goes 69 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of a game on Sunday in Cleveland. The Browns fell to the Redskins, 38-21.

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Travis Benjamin (80) catches a pass ...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Travis Benjamin (80) catches a pass in front of Washington Redskins cornerback DJ Johnson (30) and goes 69 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of a game on Sunday ...


Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) scores a touchdown as Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins (21) defends during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday. The Cowboys outlasted the Steelers, 27-24, in overtime.

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) scores a touchdown ...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) scores a touchdown as Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins (21) defends during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday. The Cowboys outlasted the Steelers, 27-24, ...


Brenda Lansdowne owns B’Sue Boutiques in East Palestine, a jewelry store. B’Sue Boutiques is among six businesses that opened in the town of 5,000 people in the past two months.

Brenda Lansdowne owns B’Sue Boutiques in East Palestine, a jewelry ...

Brenda Lansdowne owns B’Sue Boutiques in East Palestine, a jewelry store. B’Sue Boutiques is among six businesses that opened in the town of 5,000 people in the past two months.


Cara Kowalczyk, left, and Michelle Peterson, 4, of Lordstown, reflect on the victims of Friday’s Newtown, Conn.,
elementary school massacre. The two attended a vigil in Founder’s Park in Lordstown on Sunday evening.

Cara Kowalczyk, left, and Michelle Peterson, 4, of Lordstown, reflect ...

Cara Kowalczyk, left, and Michelle Peterson, 4, of Lordstown, reflect on the victims of Friday’s Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre. The two attended a vigil in Founder’s Park in Lordstown on Sunday evening.


Singer Kid Rock performs in Homestead, Fla., last month.

Singer Kid Rock performs in Homestead, Fla., last month.

Singer Kid Rock performs in Homestead, Fla., last month.


Samantha Rohrman reacts after receiving her degree in the college of liberal arts and sciences.

Samantha Rohrman reacts after receiving her degree in the college ...

Samantha Rohrman reacts after receiving her degree in the college of liberal arts and sciences.


Carl Jordan Jr., owner and operator of Carl’s Towing in Austintown, recently died of cancer. His coffin rode in the
back of his own wrecker during the funeral procession.

Carl Jordan Jr., owner and operator of Carl’s Towing in ...

Carl Jordan Jr., owner and operator of Carl’s Towing in Austintown, recently died of cancer. His coffin rode in the back of his own wrecker during the funeral procession.


Work continues at the Austintown schools complex as windows and roofing are put into place. Construction for the new buildings, which will house kindergarten through fifth-grade classes, is right on schedule.

Work continues at the Austintown schools complex as windows and ...

Work continues at the Austintown schools complex as windows and roofing are put into place. Construction for the new buildings, which will house kindergarten through fifth-grade classes, is right on schedule.