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Students at St. Patrick School in Hubbard are preparing for their annual American Cancer Relay for Life. A loose change contest among classes generates additional funds for this cause and earns the class that takes in the most money a pizza/ice cream party. Members of the school’s fourth-grade class are, front row, from left, Michael Hammand, Jordan Serrano, J.J. Scarmuzzi and Katie Cigollie; back row, from left, Simon Yesh, Cooper Muccio, Olivia Robinson and Regan Sandy.

Students at St. Patrick School in Hubbard are preparing for ...

Students at St. Patrick School in Hubbard are preparing for their annual American Cancer Relay for Life. A loose change contest among classes generates additional funds for this cause and earns the class that takes ...


A full slate of state and national level legislators recently took part in a brunch sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown. Discussing the format for their presentations are, from left, state Sen. Joe Schiavoni (D); George Brown for U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R); Attorney Michelle Simonelli; Terry Esarco; and state Rep. Ron Gerberry (D). Also presenting were state Sen. Capri Cafaro (D), state Rep. Robert Hagan (D) and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D).

A full slate of state and national level legislators recently ...

A full slate of state and national level legislators recently took part in a brunch sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown. Discussing the format for their presentations are, from left, state ...


Fairhaven School student Jason Kirksey takes the ball down the court during the first Winter Classic charity basketball game between the Fairhaven School Bulldogs and the Girard High School Indians. The unified format game took place on Jan. 23 at Fairhaven School in Niles and was viewed by students, staff and parents. Cheered on by cheerleaders from both schools, the Girard boys and girls varsity teams and pep band participated in the event, which was coordinated by Girard Principal William Ryser and Carol Kirsch, APE instructor at Fairhaven. After the game, students and staff shared a luncheon donated by Leo’s Ristoranté of Howland.

Fairhaven School student Jason Kirksey takes the ball down the ...

Fairhaven School student Jason Kirksey takes the ball down the court during the first Winter Classic charity basketball game between the Fairhaven School Bulldogs and the Girard High School Indians. The unified format game took ...


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East High’s Deontay Scott (40) tries to drive through the defense of Fitch’s Jessie Driver (25) and Dan
Chepke (11) during the first quarter of Tuesday’s game at Fitch.

East High’s Deontay Scott (40) tries to drive through the ...

East High’s Deontay Scott (40) tries to drive through the defense of Fitch’s Jessie Driver (25) and Dan Chepke (11) during the first quarter of Tuesday’s game at Fitch.


McDonald’s Christian Rusinowski (10) muscles up a shot over Wellsville’s Seth Bradford, right, Jordan Sloan,
left, and Josh Carter during their game Tuesday at McDonald.

McDonald’s Christian Rusinowski (10) muscles up a shot over Wellsville’s ...

McDonald’s Christian Rusinowski (10) muscles up a shot over Wellsville’s Seth Bradford, right, Jordan Sloan, left, and Josh Carter during their game Tuesday at McDonald.


Trader Kevin Lodewick, right, works on the fl oor of the New York Stock Exchange. A strong one-day
rally — caused by a deal to lock down badly needed bailout money for Greece, perhaps, or another
unexpectedly positive economic report — could put the Dow over the 13,000 mark.

Trader Kevin Lodewick, right, works on the fl oor of ...

Trader Kevin Lodewick, right, works on the fl oor of the New York Stock Exchange. A strong one-day rally — caused by a deal to lock down badly needed bailout money for Greece, perhaps, or ...


Delilah Lopez, a third-grader at Struthers Elementary School, shows how to make a loom.

Delilah Lopez, a third-grader at Struthers Elementary School, shows how ...

Delilah Lopez, a third-grader at Struthers Elementary School, shows how to make a loom.


Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivers his State of the State address at Wells Academy in Steubenville on Tuesday.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivers his State of the State ...

Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivers his State of the State address at Wells Academy in Steubenville on Tuesday.


Many city residents and local leaders are excited about the opening of three Bottom Dollar Food stores in Youngstown, most notably for the chain’s produce sections.

Many city residents and local leaders are excited about the ...

Many city residents and local leaders are excited about the opening of three Bottom Dollar Food stores in Youngstown, most notably for the chain’s produce sections.


Rick Santorum, GOP presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania senator, gives a thumbs-up at a party in St.
Charles, Mo. Santorum won the Missouri primary and the Minnesota caucuses Tuesday.

Rick Santorum, GOP presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania senator, gives ...

Rick Santorum, GOP presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania senator, gives a thumbs-up at a party in St. Charles, Mo. Santorum won the Missouri primary and the Minnesota caucuses Tuesday.