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Getting ready for official bee: St. Patrick School in Hubbard, in addition to the annual spelling bee for older kids, has a spelling bee for students in first through third grades to get them ready for the official bee. At left, third-grader Joe Madeline won first place, and at right, second-grader Vincent LeBron was the runner-up. In the middle is Principal Cindy Lacko.

Getting ready for official bee: St. Patrick School in Hubbard, ...

Getting ready for official bee: St. Patrick School in Hubbard, in addition to the annual spelling bee for older kids, has a spelling bee for students in first through third grades to get them ready ...


Dem women elect new president: Outgoing president Kathy Cardille, left, congratulates Missa Eaton on becoming the newly elected president of the Democratic Women of Mercer County. Eaton, a charter member of the organization, assumed her duties Jan. 21 at the DWMC-sponsored “Party for the Party” in Hermitage, Pa.

Dem women elect new president: Outgoing president Kathy Cardille, left, ...

Dem women elect new president: Outgoing president Kathy Cardille, left, congratulates Missa Eaton on becoming the newly elected president of the Democratic Women of Mercer County. Eaton, a charter member of the organization, assumed her ...


New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, right, hands the Vince Lombardi Trophy over to New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning after the Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Sunday. The Giants defeated the New England Patriots 21-17.

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, right, hands the ...

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, right, hands the Vince Lombardi Trophy over to New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning after the Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Sunday. The Giants defeated the New ...


Lowellville’s Kaye Solak (4) shoots against Western Reserve’s Linley Mamonis during the first half of Monday’s
Inter Tri-County League game. The Rockets clinched the league championship with a 74-50 victory.

Lowellville’s Kaye Solak (4) shoots against Western Reserve’s Linley Mamonis ...

Lowellville’s Kaye Solak (4) shoots against Western Reserve’s Linley Mamonis during the first half of Monday’s Inter Tri-County League game. The Rockets clinched the league championship with a 74-50 victory.


Youngstown State guard Kendrick Perry was named Horizon League player of the week, becoming the fifth Penguin to earn the honor this season. YSU is the first team in league history to have five different players
earn the honor in one season.

Youngstown State guard Kendrick Perry was named Horizon League player ...

Youngstown State guard Kendrick Perry was named Horizon League player of the week, becoming the fifth Penguin to earn the honor this season. YSU is the first team in league history to have five different ...


Shirlene Hill, mother of Jamail Johnson, a Youngstown State University senior who was murdered a year ago Monday, is embraced during a march in her son’s memory and a plea to stop area violence.

Shirlene Hill, mother of Jamail Johnson, a Youngstown State University ...

Shirlene Hill, mother of Jamail Johnson, a Youngstown State University senior who was murdered a year ago Monday, is embraced during a march in her son’s memory and a plea to stop area violence.


Ted Heineman, Poland Cemetery Association secretary, stands in Riverside Cemetery. Two drilling companies have asked about leasing mineral rights, and the association is reviewing two contracts from interested oil and natural-gas drilling companies.

Ted Heineman, Poland Cemetery Association secretary, stands in Riverside Cemetery. ...

Ted Heineman, Poland Cemetery Association secretary, stands in Riverside Cemetery. Two drilling companies have asked about leasing mineral rights, and the association is reviewing two contracts from interested oil and natural-gas drilling companies.


Youngstown Municipal Court Magistrate Anthony Sertick Jr. arraigns an inmate Monday, the first day for the new $22,000 video system.

Youngstown Municipal Court Magistrate Anthony Sertick Jr. arraigns an inmate ...

Youngstown Municipal Court Magistrate Anthony Sertick Jr. arraigns an inmate Monday, the first day for the new $22,000 video system.