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The Niles SCOPE Senior Center, 14 E. State St., is offering a ventriloquist show by Helen Hammett for members, nonmembers and grandchildren from noon to 1 p.m. July 26 at the center. The program starts at 11:30 a.m. with lunch. Hammett has been a professional ventriloquist since 1984 and has toured the United States entertaining audiences with her comedy troupe of colorful characters. She uses hand-carved basswood figures for her shows. To register call 330-544-3676. A donation will be accepted at the show.

The Niles SCOPE Senior Center, 14 E. State St., is ...

The Niles SCOPE Senior Center, 14 E. State St., is offering a ventriloquist show by Helen Hammett for members, nonmembers and grandchildren from noon to 1 p.m. July 26 at the center. The program starts ...


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Team Bannon — Breen and Lisa Bannon — are preparing to ride July 20-22 on their fourth Tri-State Trek, a three day, 270-mile bike ride from Boston to Greenwich, Conn., to raise awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and funds for research. The siblings, Lisa of New Jersey and Breen of Youngstown, ride in honor of their brother, Chuck Bannon, who died of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, in 2009 at age 44.

Team Bannon — Breen and Lisa Bannon — are preparing ...

Team Bannon — Breen and Lisa Bannon — are preparing to ride July 20-22 on their fourth Tri-State Trek, a three day, 270-mile bike ride from Boston to Greenwich, Conn., to raise awareness about amyotrophic ...


Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates swings during Monday’s Home Run Derby in Kansas City, Mo. McCutchen’s MVP-caliber play has the Pirates in position for a division race.

Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates swings during Monday’s Home ...

Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates swings during Monday’s Home Run Derby in Kansas City, Mo. McCutchen’s MVP-caliber play has the Pirates in position for a division race.


Steve Gillispie, YSU’s new baseball coach, shakes hands with Boardman catcher Dominic Pecchia after throwing out the first pitch on Wednesday at the Little League district championship game. Boardman defeated Austintown, 12-11, to earn a trip to state.

Steve Gillispie, YSU’s new baseball coach, shakes hands with Boardman ...

Steve Gillispie, YSU’s new baseball coach, shakes hands with Boardman catcher Dominic Pecchia after throwing out the first pitch on Wednesday at the Little League district championship game. Boardman defeated Austintown, 12-11, to earn a ...


Jason Thomas, 1, and his mother, Tasha Thomas, both of Girard, pet Cheyenne before Jason rode her. The Girard Free Library has a summer reading program that includes story time for those too young to read.

Jason Thomas, 1, and his mother, Tasha Thomas, both of ...

Jason Thomas, 1, and his mother, Tasha Thomas, both of Girard, pet Cheyenne before Jason rode her. The Girard Free Library has a summer reading program that includes story time for those too young to ...


Pastor Dan Ellis of Good Shepherd Community Church on Eagle Creek Road near LaBrae High School is concerned he may have to close the building if the church has to pay an expensive bill to replace its septic system.

Pastor Dan Ellis of Good Shepherd Community Church on Eagle ...

Pastor Dan Ellis of Good Shepherd Community Church on Eagle Creek Road near LaBrae High School is concerned he may have to close the building if the church has to pay an expensive bill to ...


Sam Detwiler, owner of Detwiler Farm in southern Mahoning County, holds a clump of dry soil in front of his soybeans. Detwiler's soybean crop has patches where the plants did not grow, and those that did are shorter than normal.

Sam Detwiler, owner of Detwiler Farm in southern Mahoning County, ...

Sam Detwiler, owner of Detwiler Farm in southern Mahoning County, holds a clump of dry soil in front of his soybeans. Detwiler's soybean crop has patches where the plants did not grow, and those that ...