Sarah Vrabel (23) of Canfield tries to get drive around Streetsboro defender Shania William (10) during a Division II first-round sectional basketball game Wednesday at Austintown Fitch High School. The Cardinals slipped past the Rockets, 36-27.
Youngstown State’s Brandi Brown (42) is boxed in by Green Bay defenders during last Saturday’s game at
YSU’s Beeghly Center. YSU came close to beating the Phoenix, a top team not only in the Horizon League but
in the nation, but came up short. If the Penguins can win at least one of their last three regular season
games, they have a chance to host a first-round Horizon League tournament game for the first time since
Canfield swimmers, from left, Michael DiDomenico Nicholas Montalto, Mark Dalvin, Daniel Bogen and Connor Brady clown around during practice Tuesday in the pool at Youngstown State University. The five will be competing this weekend at the Division II state swim meet in Canton.
Farmers Trust Co. opened its new building on McClurg Road in Boardman. Participating in Wednesday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony were, from left, Tom Humphries, president and CEO of Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber; William Hanshaw, executive vice president of Farmers Trust Co.; James Sisek, president
of Farmers Trust Co.; John Gulas, president and CEO of Farmers National Banc Corp.; Greg Bestic, board member of Farmers Banc Corp.; and Dr. Michael Shultz, Farmers Trust board member.
Michael Iberis, executive director of Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, talks about the Feeding America BackPack Program the food bank sponsors at elementary schools in Warren, Campbell and Struthers. The BackPack initiative provides food for children to take home on weekends.
With the words, “Repent, and believe the Gospel,” the Rev. Philip Rogers, of St. Charles Borromeo Church in Boardman, makes the sign of the cross in ashes on the forehead of Ann Moran of Boardman during a noon Ash Wednesday Mass. Ash Wednesday is the start of Lent.
Mahoning County prosecutor candidate Jay Macejko, left, and incumbent Paul Gains meet before the start of Wednesday’s debate on 21 WFMJ-TV.