Home Savings Charitable Foundation recently donated $40,000 to United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley to provide annual program support. Bob Hannon,
president and CPO of United Way, said United Way is the driving force behind
sustained improvement in the lives of citizens through promotion of education, income, health and community support services. Darlene Pavlock, executive director, Home
Savings Charitable Foundation, said the foundation is proud to support United Way and its mission. For more about the United Way and its services, call 330-746-8494 or visit
Added: Tue, December 11, 2012
Argus Lodge 545, Free and Accepted Masons, installed elected officers for 2013 during the 127th annual installation ceremony Dec. 14. Officers were installed by James F. Easterling Jr., Grand Master of Masons in Ohio. The meeting was preceded by a dinner served by Eric’s Catering and a party followed at the home of Russell W. Gillam Jr. In front from left are R. Patrick Anderson, junior steward; Ryan Hamilton, senior deacon; Charles Prachick, junior deacon; and Eric Cahalin, senior steward. In back are Denny Furman, lodge education officer; Mark Roca, senior warden; Russell W. Gillam III, treasurer; R. Christopher Gillam, chaplain; Easterling; Russell W. Gillam Jr., master; Dale E. Hawkins, junior warden; Thomas White; John Martin; Donald Huntley, secretary; and Wilmer K. Jones, tyler. The lodge was chartered in Canfield in 1886.
Added: Fri, December 14, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) is sacked by Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins (97) and defensive end Michael Johnson (93) in Sunday’s loss in Pittsburgh. The Steelers failed to make the playoff s for only the fourth time since 2001, and Roethlisberger says the team’s collapse has to do with him not playing well enough down the stretch.
Pittsburgh relief pitcher Joel Hanrahan is headed to Boston after a six-player deal between the Pirates and Red Sox.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives to the net against Washington Wizards guard Garrett Temple during the first half of Wednesday’s NBA game in Washington. The Cavaliers downed the Wizards, 87-84, with Irving posting a game-high 26 points.
Judge John M. Stuard heard cases Wednesday, his last day as a judge on the bench of Trumbull County Common Pleas Court. It marks the end of 21 years as a judge. His law career began in 1965. Judge Ronald Rice of Eastern District Court takes over Tuesday.
Lorraine “Carrie” Rosine, left, and Krysti Horvat stand near a bench on the campus of Youngstown State University dedicated to Rosine’s 20-year-old daughter, Brandy Stevens-Rosine, who was murdered earlier this year. Benefit events and bracelet sales funded the purchase of the bench.
Cars inch their way through the accumulating snow on West Federal Street on Wednesday. The storm that was estimated to bring 8 to 12 inches by today closed libraries and government offices, but some businesses on West Federal stayed open to give walkers a warm place to go.
Jared Pekar, sales manager at Do Cut in Boardman, uses a snow blower in front on his store along state Route 224. Area retailers credit Wednesday’s storm for a spike in the sale of such machines.
Mayor Charles Sammarone leads The Vindicator’s list of 2012’s top 10 Newsmakers.