Americans Matthew Grevers, left, and Nick Thoman celebrate their gold and silver medal wins, respectively, in the men’s 100-meter backstroke swimming final Monday at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park in London.
America’s Missy Franklin celebrates winning the women’s 200-meter freestyle swimming semifinal Monday at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park in London. The 17-year-old struck gold earlier in the 100-meter backstroke.
Mahoning Valley Scrappers pitcher Luis Morel watches as catcher Charlie Valerio (16) fi res the ball to fi rst base to get Brooklyn Cyclones base runner Alex Sanchez out during Monday’s New York-Penn League game at Eastwood Field, Niles. The Scrappers fell to the Cyclones, 5-1.
Pirates catcher Michael McKenry watches as the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo connects for a three-run home run in the fifth inning of Monday’s baseball game in Chicago. Chicago routed Pittsburgh, 14-4.
Family members of Zeboney Bess of Warren help raise the Victim’s Flag in front of the Trumbull County Sheriff ’s Office on Monday. Zeboney was 17 when she was killed by a gunshot to the head July 14 on Hamilton Street Southwest. Police have made no arrests.
The A-1 Parking Deck in downtown Youngstown will reopen Wednesday after its owner spent $186,730 on improvements, primarily to the interior. The city condemned the building in March because of its poor and unsafe condition.
Members of Boy Scout troop 115 of Canfield participate in a canoe training event at LakeNewport in Mill Creek Park 7-24-12. They were prepapring for an annual canoe trip to the Mohican River in southern Ohio.
Kevin M. Cleeves, 35, of Waynesboro, Pa., waived his right to an extradition hearing Mon-day before Magistrate Timothy Welsh, of Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. Cleeves is charged in Franklin County, Pa., with killing his estranged wife, her boyfriend and her boyfriend’s mother.
Raver walks down the handicap ramp, which also will be updated. The post has about 105 members.
American Legion Post 472 has started a Road to Remembrance community campaign to help finance an expansion of its post home and make it handicap-accessible. Robert Raver, Post 472 commander, stands in front of the post home at 323 E. Indianola Ave., on Youngstown’s South Side. The post plans to build a 24-by-34-foot addition, which will include two handicap-accessible restrooms off the rear of the building.