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Ohio Star Quilters’ March meeting featured Kory Turner, right, from Olive Grace Studio in Cortland. She spoke on handwork. Club president Peggy Ferenchak is at left. Plans are underway for the group’s 25th annual Quilters’ Day Out event that will take place May 2.

Ohio Star Quilters’ March meeting featured Kory Turner, right, from ...

Ohio Star Quilters’ March meeting featured Kory Turner, right, from Olive Grace Studio in Cortland. She spoke on handwork. Club president Peggy Ferenchak is at left. Plans are underway for the group’s 25th annual Quilters’ ...


Renee Koliser of Austintown sent in this photo of her grandchildren Liam and Olivia Koliser sharing a laugh.

Renee Koliser of Austintown sent in this photo of her ...

Renee Koliser of Austintown sent in this photo of her grandchildren Liam and Olivia Koliser sharing a laugh.


Olga Gerardino sent in this photo of her little men enjoying Boardman Park before breakfast at the festival.

Olga Gerardino sent in this photo of her little men ...

Olga Gerardino sent in this photo of her little men enjoying Boardman Park before breakfast at the festival.


Ron Rossi found a mask that resembled his face. So says Sandy Rossi, who submitted this photo.

Ron Rossi found a mask that resembled his face. So ...

Ron Rossi found a mask that resembled his face. So says Sandy Rossi, who submitted this photo.


Shelly Toth shows off her collection of animated Christmas statues.

Shelly Toth shows off her collection of animated Christmas statues.

Shelly Toth shows off her collection of animated Christmas statues.


Great-grandma Patrick, 89, cuddles with great-grandson Raiden Rossi, 3. Photo submitted by Sandy Rossi.

Great-grandma Patrick, 89, cuddles with great-grandson Raiden Rossi, 3. Photo ...

Great-grandma Patrick, 89, cuddles with great-grandson Raiden Rossi, 3. Photo submitted by Sandy Rossi.


Now that is one happy baby! Picture sent in by Richard Pesce.

Now that is one happy baby! Picture sent in by ...

Now that is one happy baby! Picture sent in by Richard Pesce.


Here's one tough little guy who isn't afraid to show where his baseball loyalties don't lie. At 21 months old, Sam Manning lets his shirt speak for itself. This was sent in by Sam's grandmother, Joyce Buzzacco.

Here's one tough little guy who isn't afraid to show ...

Here's one tough little guy who isn't afraid to show where his baseball loyalties don't lie. At 21 months old, Sam Manning lets his shirt speak for itself. This was sent in by Sam's grandmother, ...


Hey, he's tired. Photo submitted by Gary Alexander.

Hey, he's tired. Photo submitted by Gary Alexander.

Hey, he's tired. Photo submitted by Gary Alexander.


Things that make you go "Hmm ..." Charlie Boyer of Greenville, Pa., submitted this photo he took while on a peninsula drive near Presque Isle.

Things that make you go "Hmm ..." Charlie Boyer of ...

Things that make you go "Hmm ..." Charlie Boyer of Greenville, Pa., submitted this photo he took while on a peninsula drive near Presque Isle.


Sandy Rossi sent in this photo of her and her mother, Mary Ann Patrick. She says her mom has always been her best friend.

Sandy Rossi sent in this photo of her and her ...

Sandy Rossi sent in this photo of her and her mother, Mary Ann Patrick. She says her mom has always been her best friend.


Megan Hruska says Evan Hruska, 3, and Johanna Ludt, 4, who are being held upside down, were getting anxious to see the last shuttle launch lift off at Kennedy Space Center for the last time.

Megan Hruska says Evan Hruska, 3, and Johanna Ludt, 4, ...

Megan Hruska says Evan Hruska, 3, and Johanna Ludt, 4, who are being held upside down, were getting anxious to see the last shuttle launch lift off at Kennedy Space Center for the last time.


In the sport of fun, Fred Welshhans of Columbiana got all dolled up to go out with the help of (then) Kristen Cavanaugh. in February of 1997.

In the sport of fun, Fred Welshhans of Columbiana got ...

In the sport of fun, Fred Welshhans of Columbiana got all dolled up to go out with the help of (then) Kristen Cavanaugh. in February of 1997.


Connor Buzzacco reacts after being scared by his father. Photo was submitted by his mom, Jacki McGinnis, so says he was not too happy!

Connor Buzzacco reacts after being scared by his father. Photo ...

Connor Buzzacco reacts after being scared by his father. Photo was submitted by his mom, Jacki McGinnis, so says he was not too happy!


Doxie Damico of Youngstown sent in this photo of her dog Chloe, who, as a puppy, always slept in her kennel with her paws in the air, and always made her owner laugh.

Doxie Damico of Youngstown sent in this photo of her ...

Doxie Damico of Youngstown sent in this photo of her dog Chloe, who, as a puppy, always slept in her kennel with her paws in the air, and always made her owner laugh.


Raiden Rossi is always smiling. Photo sent in by Sandy Rossi.

Raiden Rossi is always smiling. Photo sent in by Sandy ...

Raiden Rossi is always smiling. Photo sent in by Sandy Rossi.


Monica Smith sent us this laughing couple.

Monica Smith sent us this laughing couple.

Monica Smith sent us this laughing couple.


What else can you say about this photo other than ... what a hoot! Photo sent in by Rochelle Blanco of Boardman.

What else can you say about this photo other than ...

What else can you say about this photo other than ... what a hoot! Photo sent in by Rochelle Blanco of Boardman.


Raiden K. Rossi always smiles when he has his Steelers gear on! Photo submitted by Sandy Rossi.

Raiden K. Rossi always smiles when he has his Steelers ...

Raiden K. Rossi always smiles when he has his Steelers gear on! Photo submitted by Sandy Rossi.


Madalyn Smith sprays her mom, Allison Smith, with Silly String. They’re both from Boardman. Photo submitted by Grandma Patty Hoover.

Madalyn Smith sprays her mom, Allison Smith, with Silly String. ...

Madalyn Smith sprays her mom, Allison Smith, with Silly String. They’re both from Boardman. Photo submitted by Grandma Patty Hoover.


Gia Marie, a usually very energetic boxer, calmly "agreed" to let her picture be taken with one of her favorite toys. Photo submitted by Barbara Kukla of Boardman.

Gia Marie, a usually very energetic boxer, calmly "agreed" to ...

Gia Marie, a usually very energetic boxer, calmly "agreed" to let her picture be taken with one of her favorite toys. Photo submitted by Barbara Kukla of Boardman.


Who's having more fun? Here is Gary Offerdahl enjoying the pool with his granddaughter Lila Yankush. Photo sent in by Karen Conklin of Youngstown.

Who's having more fun? Here is Gary Offerdahl enjoying the ...

Who's having more fun? Here is Gary Offerdahl enjoying the pool with his granddaughter Lila Yankush. Photo sent in by Karen Conklin of Youngstown.


Here's a collage of smiles and goofy faces of Raiden Rossi, the pride and joy of Grandma Sandy Rossi, who sent this in.

Here's a collage of smiles and goofy faces of Raiden ...

Here's a collage of smiles and goofy faces of Raiden Rossi, the pride and joy of Grandma Sandy Rossi, who sent this in.


What's so funny? Here are Olive and Ellie Kotarski in a photo sent in by Jason Kotarski.

What's so funny? Here are Olive and Ellie Kotarski in ...

What's so funny? Here are Olive and Ellie Kotarski in a photo sent in by Jason Kotarski.


Another smile from Raiden Rossi, who's looking all grown up. Photo submitted by Sandy Rossi.

Another smile from Raiden Rossi, who's looking all grown up. ...

Another smile from Raiden Rossi, who's looking all grown up. Photo submitted by Sandy Rossi.


Some days, you've just got to have your cake. Eating it is optional. Photo sent in by Rosemary Hart.

Some days, you've just got to have your cake. Eating ...

Some days, you've just got to have your cake. Eating it is optional. Photo sent in by Rosemary Hart.


Bailey and her big sister Jordyn are just messing around. They're both from Hubbard.

Bailey and her big sister Jordyn are just messing around. ...

Bailey and her big sister Jordyn are just messing around. They're both from Hubbard.


With Kurt Hess firmly entrenched as the starter and Marc Kanetsky graduated, Pat Angle (14) has the early edge on redshirt freshman Dante Nania for the job as backup quarterback for the Youngstown State Penguins come fall.

With Kurt Hess firmly entrenched as the starter and Marc ...

With Kurt Hess firmly entrenched as the starter and Marc Kanetsky graduated, Pat Angle (14) has the early edge on redshirt freshman Dante Nania for the job as backup quarterback for the Youngstown State Penguins ...


Lowellville’s Ashley Moore, playing for the Red Team, drives to the hoop after getting past the White Team’s Rachel Ellis of Newton Falls during the Al Beach Classic on Wednesday at Boardman High School. Red defeated White, 54-49, in overtime, with Moore named the game’s Most Valuable Player.

Lowellville’s Ashley Moore, playing for the Red Team, drives to ...

Lowellville’s Ashley Moore, playing for the Red Team, drives to the hoop after getting past the White Team’s Rachel Ellis of Newton Falls during the Al Beach Classic on Wednesday at Boardman High School. Red ...


Andre Parker of Atlanta wears a T-shirt in memory of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed 17-year-old who was
killed by a Florida neighborhood-watch captain while returning from a convenience store, during a rally
outside the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta. The Martin case quickly is becoming an Internet-fueled brand.

Andre Parker of Atlanta wears a T-shirt in memory of ...

Andre Parker of Atlanta wears a T-shirt in memory of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed 17-year-old who was killed by a Florida neighborhood-watch captain while returning from a convenience store, during a rally outside the Georgia ...


Dr. James Chengelis shows a solar-system model to Stadium Drive Elementary students Sami DeFabio, a kindergarten student; Sean Guerriero, also kindergarten; and Gia Triveri, a first-grader. Stadium
Drive Principal Jim Goske, center, said the school is grateful for Chengelis’ donation of a school science lab.

Dr. James Chengelis shows a solar-system model to Stadium Drive ...

Dr. James Chengelis shows a solar-system model to Stadium Drive Elementary students Sami DeFabio, a kindergarten student; Sean Guerriero, also kindergarten; and Gia Triveri, a first-grader. Stadium Drive Principal Jim Goske, center, said the school ...


Students from throughout the Mahoning Valley and western Pennsylvania participate in the Youngstown State University English Festival’s writing game. Groups of four or five students had to write a parody of one of the seven books they read for the 34th annual festival.

Students from throughout the Mahoning Valley and western Pennsylvania participate ...

Students from throughout the Mahoning Valley and western Pennsylvania participate in the Youngstown State University English Festival’s writing game. Groups of four or five students had to write a parody of one of the seven ...


Edwin “J.J.” Gurney Jr., 12, shows off the blue light he and his parents want people to purchase and shine on outdoor porch lights and lampposts Monday, which is World Autism Awareness Day. J.J., who has Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism, is flanked by his father, Edwin Sr., and his mother, Peggy Gurney.

Edwin “J.J.” Gurney Jr., 12, shows off the blue light ...

Edwin “J.J.” Gurney Jr., 12, shows off the blue light he and his parents want people to purchase and shine on outdoor porch lights and lampposts Monday, which is World Autism Awareness Day. J.J., who ...


Tim Seman, genealogy and local history librarian at the main public library in Youngstown, displays a bound volume of 1940 census results. Seman will lead a Monday workshop on that census at main library on Wick Avenue.

Tim Seman, genealogy and local history librarian at the main ...

Tim Seman, genealogy and local history librarian at the main public library in Youngstown, displays a bound volume of 1940 census results. Seman will lead a Monday workshop on that census at main library on ...