Canfield Lions Club had its 34th installation of officers in June. At left is newly installed President Dan Grossman presenting Harry Pancher, past president, the King Lion Plaque. PDG Lion Ted Filmer conducted the installation of the following 2012-2013 officers: Grossman, president; Carmela Abraham, second vice president; Phil Bova, treasurer; Rich Yager, tail twister; Marilyn Schmidt, lion tamer; Pete Cannell, membership and public relations; and Pancher, immediate past president.
Added: Thu, June 28, 2012
Rob Truitt, YWCA maintenance foreman, delivers a chair from the Gasser Chair Co. to Crystal Williams, a resident in YWCA of Youngstown permanent supportive housing. Mark Gasser, company president, made the donation of 48 chairs for use in YWCA apartments on Rayen Avenue in Youngstown for low-income and homeless individuals. Leah Brooks, interim executive director, said the YWCA recently completed renovation and historic preservation of the YWCA building and the chairs with dark wooden trim and butterscotch color match the historic color palette. The YWCA and community donations help furnish apartments.
Added: Mon, July 16, 2012
Pittsburgh Pirates’ Neil Walker, left, gets his glove kicked out of his hand by Milwaukee Brewers’ Aramis Ramirez as he steals second base during the sixth inning of a game Sunday in Milwaukee.
Men Pro 1/2 racers leave downtown Youngstown heading for Youngstown State during their 90-minute criterium at Sunday’s final day of the Tour of the Valley.
Luke Porter, 5, of Austintown; Gavin Porter, 10, of Austintown; Kim Sazima, of the Make A Wish Foundation, Amy Giles, league organizer for YYFFA; and Alexis Giles of Poland hold a $6,000 check given to the Make A Wish Foundation by participants in the Youngstown Youth Flag Football Association.
Leticia and Chris Gonzalez take time out to share a dance at the Be the Match bone marrow donor drive
Sunday at the The Organizacion Civica y Cultural Hispana Americana Banquet Hall. The drive was an attempt to
find a matching donor for Chris Gonzalez and increase the number of registered donors in the Hispanic community.
Jerry Nunziato, a retired criminal investigator from Youngstown, writes down names of soldiers from World War II and the Korean War that are listed on the Smoky Hollow Memorial so that he can do research on them.
Fallen trees and downed power lines kept police and fire crews in the Valley busy after a brief but strong storm
blew through the area just before 6 p.m. Sunday. The tree at left fell onto a house at 211 S. Schenley Ave. during the storm. There were no reported injuries.