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Nathan Bowlen of Fitch leads his 4x200 meter relay team to first place during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Nathan Bowlen of Fitch leads his 4x200 meter relay team ...

Nathan Bowlen of Fitch leads his 4x200 meter relay team to first place during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


Valantino Sewell of Youngstown East jumps over the final hurdle to take first place in the mens 300 meter hurdle while being followed closely by Andrew Hamilton of Howland during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School.  Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Valantino Sewell of Youngstown East jumps over the final hurdle ...

Valantino Sewell of Youngstown East jumps over the final hurdle to take first place in the mens 300 meter hurdle while being followed closely by Andrew Hamilton of Howland during Fridays Division one district championship ...


Theresa Scott of Fitch runs far out front of the pack helping her 4x100 meter relay team of Jenna Yacovone, Ebony Davis, and Amber Brown win the race and set a new district record during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School.  Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Theresa Scott of Fitch runs far out front of the ...

Theresa Scott of Fitch runs far out front of the pack helping her 4x100 meter relay team of Jenna Yacovone, Ebony Davis, and Amber Brown win the race and set a new district record during ...


(L-R) Emily Deering of Geneva, Emily Stevens of Warren Harding, and Hallie Allen of Tallmadge match each other step by step across the finish line of the 400 meter run during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School.  Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

(L-R) Emily Deering of Geneva, Emily Stevens of Warren Harding, ...

(L-R) Emily Deering of Geneva, Emily Stevens of Warren Harding, and Hallie Allen of Tallmadge match each other step by step across the finish line of the 400 meter run during Fridays Division one district ...


Junior Kayla Baily of Austintown Fitch kicks her legs up and over the pole vault pole during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School.  Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Junior Kayla Baily of Austintown Fitch kicks her legs up ...

Junior Kayla Baily of Austintown Fitch kicks her legs up and over the pole vault pole during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


Olivia Chinn (left) of Ravenna runs neck and neck with Carissa Jenkins (right) of Austintown Fitch to the finish line of the 1600 meter run during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School.  Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Olivia Chinn (left) of Ravenna runs neck and neck with ...

Olivia Chinn (left) of Ravenna runs neck and neck with Carissa Jenkins (right) of Austintown Fitch to the finish line of the 1600 meter run during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown ...


Jenna Yacovone of Austintown Fitch runs her leg of the 4x200 meter relay during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Jenna Yacovone of Austintown Fitch runs her leg of the ...

Jenna Yacovone of Austintown Fitch runs her leg of the 4x200 meter relay during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


Junior Aminah Wesley of Warren G. Harding leads the pack during the half way mark of the 100 meter dash during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School.  Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Junior Aminah Wesley of Warren G. Harding leads the pack ...

Junior Aminah Wesley of Warren G. Harding leads the pack during the half way mark of the 100 meter dash during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School. Dustin Livesay ...


Billy Price of Austintown Fitch comes around his final spin and prepares to release the shot put during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School.  Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Billy Price of Austintown Fitch comes around his final spin ...

Billy Price of Austintown Fitch comes around his final spin and prepares to release the shot put during Fridays Division one district championship track meet at Austintown Fitch High School. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


Sapphire

Sapphire

Sapphire


Aniya

Aniya

Aniya


Mr. and Mrs. Joe Borrelli

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Borrelli

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Borrelli


Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Yarnell

Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Yarnell

Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Yarnell


Mr. and Mrs. Gene Shilling

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Shilling

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Shilling


Dr. Imler

Dr. Imler

Dr. Imler


Northeast Ohio Adoption Services recently accepted a $134,633 check from the Western Reserve Restaurant Management group, which owns and operates 28 Cuyahoga and Lorain County Wendy’s restaurants. The donation, raised through the annual sale of $1 Valentine Fun Pack coupon booklets at Wendy’s locations, including the top-selling store in Amherst, Ohio, brought the total contribution raised over 12 years to $1,113, 285. Accepting a “Thanks a Million” plaque from Cary Sanders, NOAS permanency planning supervisor, and NOAS Board of Trustees chairman Dennis Lewis Jr., is Carrie Bowlsby (center), the Amherst store general manager.

Northeast Ohio Adoption Services recently accepted a $134,633 check from ...

Northeast Ohio Adoption Services recently accepted a $134,633 check from the Western Reserve Restaurant Management group, which owns and operates 28 Cuyahoga and Lorain County Wendy’s restaurants. The donation, raised through the annual sale of ...


Joseph R. Fagnano and Shana L. Marsco

Joseph R. Fagnano and Shana L. Marsco

Joseph R. Fagnano and Shana L. Marsco


Mr. and Mrs. William Lehotsky

Mr. and Mrs. William Lehotsky

Mr. and Mrs. William Lehotsky


Mr. and Mrs. Elden Helmick

Mr. and Mrs. Elden Helmick

Mr. and Mrs. Elden Helmick


Matt Brown and Lauren Thompson

Matt Brown and Lauren Thompson

Matt Brown and Lauren Thompson


Erica Hubble and Nathan Blust

Erica Hubble and Nathan Blust

Erica Hubble and Nathan Blust


Mr. and Mrs. Rich Korhan

Mr. and Mrs. Rich Korhan

Mr. and Mrs. Rich Korhan


Ralph Witmer, left, of Columbiana, was recently presented with a certificate of recognition by Steve Knizat, vice president of the Columbiana County Fairboard. Every year, individuals from across the state are recognized for their outstanding support of local fairs during ceremonies at the Ohio Fairs convention in Columbus. Witmer represented the Columbiana Fair with this honor and was thanked by the board for his continued devotion and support of the fair through the years.

Ralph Witmer, left, of Columbiana, was recently presented with a ...

Ralph Witmer, left, of Columbiana, was recently presented with a certificate of recognition by Steve Knizat, vice president of the Columbiana County Fairboard. Every year, individuals from across the state are recognized for their outstanding ...


Judge and Mrs. Joseph Donofrio

Judge and Mrs. Joseph Donofrio

Judge and Mrs. Joseph Donofrio


Colleen Ogan and Patrick McGuire

Colleen Ogan and Patrick McGuire

Colleen Ogan and Patrick McGuire


Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Frattaroli

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Frattaroli

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Frattaroli


Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bartos

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bartos

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bartos


Jakubek

Jakubek

Jakubek


Porter

Porter

Porter


Jim Tressel, former Youngstown State and Ohio State football coach, autographs a drawing for Anthony Lattanzio, 15, of Poland at the United Way’s Champions Among Us dinner Thursday at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. Also speaking at the fundraiser was Penn State senior running back Michael Zordich, a graduate of

Jim Tressel, former Youngstown State and Ohio State football coach, ...

Jim Tressel, former Youngstown State and Ohio State football coach, autographs a drawing for Anthony Lattanzio, 15, of Poland at the United Way’s Champions Among Us dinner Thursday at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. Also speaking ...


Alec and Eric Yurchekfrodl, 18, are twins who worked their way through Cub Scouts into Boy Scouts, starting in second grade. The seniors at Austintown Fitch High School recently earned their Eagle Scout awards by completing projects at St. Michael Catholic Church in Canfield.

Alec and Eric Yurchekfrodl, 18, are twins who worked their ...

Alec and Eric Yurchekfrodl, 18, are twins who worked their way through Cub Scouts into Boy Scouts, starting in second grade. The seniors at Austintown Fitch High School recently earned their Eagle Scout awards by ...


Randal Brown, right, faces sentencing with his attorney, Ronald Yarwood, in the courtroom of Judge R. Scott Krichbaum of Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. The judge sentenced Brown to three years in prison Thursday for having unprotected sex with a woman while knowing he was HIV-positive.

Randal Brown, right, faces sentencing with his attorney, Ronald Yarwood, ...

Randal Brown, right, faces sentencing with his attorney, Ronald Yarwood, in the courtroom of Judge R. Scott Krichbaum of Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. The judge sentenced Brown to three years in prison Thursday for ...


Melissa Watkins of Columbus takes time to reflect on the life of her cousin, Pako Lacey, 20, who was shot to death on the South Side earlier this week. Other family members embrace in the background in front of
the East Avondale Avenue home where police found his body.

Melissa Watkins of Columbus takes time to reflect on the ...

Melissa Watkins of Columbus takes time to reflect on the life of her cousin, Pako Lacey, 20, who was shot to death on the South Side earlier this week. Other family members embrace in the ...


Jeannine Baker, left, and her mother, Bea Baker, embrace at Youngstown State University. Both will earn their master’s degrees in social work during spring commencement ceremonies Saturday at Beeghly Center. The undergraduate ceremony is 10 a.m.; the graduate ceremony is at 2:30 p.m.

Jeannine Baker, left, and her mother, Bea Baker, embrace at ...

Jeannine Baker, left, and her mother, Bea Baker, embrace at Youngstown State University. Both will earn their master’s degrees in social work during spring commencement ceremonies Saturday at Beeghly Center. The undergraduate ceremony is 10 ...