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Ballet company serves spaghetti: Ballet Western Reserve will have a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the church hall at St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown. Some of the students who will serve are, from left, senior company members Maeli Foley, Caroline Ciferno and Jena Styka. Tickets will be sold at the door for $7 for adults and $3 for children 3 to 12, or can be purchased in advance by calling 330-744-1934. Children 2 and under eat free. There also will also be a basket auction and 50-50 raffle.

Ballet company serves spaghetti: Ballet Western Reserve will have a ...

Ballet company serves spaghetti: Ballet Western Reserve will have a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the church hall at St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown. Some of ...


The cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side Monday after running aground near the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, last Friday. The rescue operation was called off midafternoon Monday after the Costa Concordia shifted a few inches in rough seas. The fear is that if the ship shifts significantly, some 500,000 gallons of fuel may begin to leak.

The cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side Monday ...

The cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side Monday after running aground near the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, last Friday. The rescue operation was called off midafternoon Monday after the Costa Concordia ...


Alicia Baty holds her daughter, Kimberly Grace Baty, 5 months, while Tammie Riddle of Youngstown asks her a question during the citywide baby shower. In addition to games and refreshments, the event featured information from health-care agencies and social-service professionals who answered questions about health and wellness for mothers, babies and children.

Alicia Baty holds her daughter, Kimberly Grace Baty, 5 months, ...

Alicia Baty holds her daughter, Kimberly Grace Baty, 5 months, while Tammie Riddle of Youngstown asks her a question during the citywide baby shower. In addition to games and refreshments, the event featured information from ...


Kayden Smith, 6 months, takes in the scene during the sixth annual citywide baby shower on Monday at the McGuffey Centre. He was with his aunt, Kelley Ray of Youngstown.

Kayden Smith, 6 months, takes in the scene during the ...

Kayden Smith, 6 months, takes in the scene during the sixth annual citywide baby shower on Monday at the McGuffey Centre. He was with his aunt, Kelley Ray of Youngstown.


Earl McAlway, left, chaplain of VFW Post 6488, presented the post’s Trailblazer Award to retired Detective Sgt. Delphine Baldwin-Casey, formerly of the Youngstown Police Department. The award was presented Monday in recognition of Baldwin-Casey’s 31 years of service to the Valley at the post in Youngstown.

Earl McAlway, left, chaplain of VFW Post 6488, presented the ...

Earl McAlway, left, chaplain of VFW Post 6488, presented the post’s Trailblazer Award to retired Detective Sgt. Delphine Baldwin-Casey, formerly of the Youngstown Police Department. The award was presented Monday in recognition of Baldwin-Casey’s 31 ...


The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley had an open house Monday at the facility, located at 962 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Youngstown.

The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley had an open ...

The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley had an open house Monday at the facility, located at 962 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Youngstown.


The cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side Monday after running aground near the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, last Friday. The rescue operation was called off midafternoon Monday after the Costa Concordia shifted a few inches in rough seas. The fear is that if the ship shifts significantly, some 500,000 gallons of fuel may begin to leak.

The cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side Monday ...

The cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side Monday after running aground near the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, last Friday. The rescue operation was called off midafternoon Monday after the Costa Concordia ...


A touchdown by tight end Vernon Davis (85) in the fi nals seconds of the NFC Divisional game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday got San Francisco into the NFC Championship this Sunday. The loss by Green Bay Packers to the New York Giants means the 49ers get to stay in the much-warmer friendlier Bay area when they play host to the Giants.

A touchdown by tight end Vernon Davis (85) in the ...

A touchdown by tight end Vernon Davis (85) in the fi nals seconds of the NFC Divisional game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday got San Francisco into the NFC Championship this Sunday. The ...


Struthers’ Tommy Kimborough (12) is met by heavy pressure from Erie Strong Vincent’s Denzel Jones (11) during their basketball game Monday during the See Them Rise Classic at the Covelli Centre. The Wildcats came up short against the Colonels, losing 62-60.

Struthers’ Tommy Kimborough (12) is met by heavy pressure from ...

Struthers’ Tommy Kimborough (12) is met by heavy pressure from Erie Strong Vincent’s Denzel Jones (11) during their basketball game Monday during the See Them Rise Classic at the Covelli Centre. The Wildcats came up ...


Ursuline’s Kevin Jackson (30) has a shot blocked by Sharon’s Marlin Sanders (1) in the third period of their basketball game during the See Them Rise Classic on Monday at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown. The Irish edged the Tigers, 57-55.

Ursuline’s Kevin Jackson (30) has a shot blocked by Sharon’s ...

Ursuline’s Kevin Jackson (30) has a shot blocked by Sharon’s Marlin Sanders (1) in the third period of their basketball game during the See Them Rise Classic on Monday at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown. ...


"IT MEANS A LOT TO ME TO HAVE THE SUPPORT OF JOHN AND JERRY MCNALLY. THIS IS TRUE DEMOCRATS COMING TOGETHER.” -- David Ditzler, commissioner candidate

"IT MEANS A LOT TO ME TO HAVE THE SUPPORT ...

"IT MEANS A LOT TO ME TO HAVE THE SUPPORT OF JOHN AND JERRY MCNALLY. THIS IS TRUE DEMOCRATS COMING TOGETHER.” -- David Ditzler, commissioner candidate