Heather Merritt of Warren, who rehabilitates birds of prey and waterfowl, shows off one of the raptors that is part of her program. Her birds will be part of the fascinating “Birds in Flight” program set for Heritage Day in Niles, from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 5.
Added: Tue, July 17, 2012
The Humane Society of Columbiana County plans to celebrate summer with a Pet Lovers Ice Cream Social from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Bo’s Pet Shoppe, 14883 South Ave., Columbiana. Pets are welcome along with their owners to participate in contests, sales and giveaways. Raffle tickets will be given to those to take shelter supplies such as clay kitty litter, laundry detergent, latex gloves, towels or bedding, garbage bags and gift cards. Posing with Pets Photography will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday to photograph you and your pet for a nominal fee. Blackwood and Best Breed Pet Food representatives will answer questions about pet nutrition. Ohio Pet Foods of Lisbon, produces both brands. The Humane Society will have adoptable pets and T-shirts available. All proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Columbiana County. For information call Bo’s at 330-482-1003 or HSCC at 330-332-2600. From left to right are Megan Douglas, a staff member at Bo’s; Stephanie Peterson, an HSCC humane agent; Pip, a Humane Society alumnus; and Mary Algaier, the owner of Bo’s, with Lacey, who is up for adoption.
Added: Wed, July 11, 2012
Donavon Ray follows through on his swing from the fairway on the on the 14th hole at Tamer Win in Cortland at Monday’s Greatest Junior Golfer of the Valley qualifier. Ray’s 80 placed second and secured a qualifying spot for Saturday’s 12-14-year-old finals.
Jacqueline “Jackie” Burley, of Protestant Family Service of the Greater Youngstown Area Inc., reminds people that the needs of those with limited resources don’t take a summer vacation.
Lynn Robinson, at home in Niles, was hired recently as the executive director of the Children’s Center of Mercer County in Hermitage, Pa., after nearly three years without work.
Joey Fusel, 8, of Canfield rushes down a water slide Monday at the D.D. & Velma Davis Family YMCA in Boardman.
The temperature is supposed to be in the mid-90s Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service forecast.
The high temperature for the Valley on Monday was 90 degrees. Tuesday will be the 53rd day so far this year to have a high temperature of at least 80 degrees, according to weather service statistics.
Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, right, throws to first base to complete the double play on
Tampa Bay Rays’ Desmond Jennings after putting out Jeff Keppinger at second base during the fourth inning
of a game Monday in St. Petersburg, Fla.