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The Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, recently honored seven individuals for their years of service as volunteer docents at the museum. Giving tours for the past 20 years are, from left, Betty Joyce, Suzyn Schwebel Epstein, Richard Lander, Elizabeth Cole-Clark and Mary Ellen Fink. Absent from the picture are Janet Garchar and Beverly Gibson. Anyone interested in volunteering as a docent can call the art institute at 330-743-1107, ext. 114. Photo by Nick Mays | The Vindicator

The Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, ...

The Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, recently honored seven individuals for their years of service as volunteer docents at the museum. Giving tours for the past 20 years are, from left, ...


Dangerous Curvez MC is an all-female local motorcycle club of professional women. The group has participated in and sponsored many fundraisers in the community and recently presented a donation to Audrey Walker, front row, left, of Soujourner House, a shelter for battered women. Also in the front row are Gwen “Sugafree” Bell, club president, and Camesha “Hypnotic” Edmonds, vice president. In the back row, from left, are Yatasha “Freeway” Jefferson, treasurer; Sondra “Honey” Jones, co-founder; and Melanie “SweetH20” Ross, business manager.

Dangerous Curvez MC is an all-female local motorcycle club of ...

Dangerous Curvez MC is an all-female local motorcycle club of professional women. The group has participated in and sponsored many fundraisers in the community and recently presented a donation to Audrey Walker, front row, left, ...


Sage Spotleson of Poland leads the way in the 100-meter hurdles last weekend at Reilly Stadium in Salem. Spotleson qualified for the regional in the event in Bedford this week.

Sage Spotleson of Poland leads the way in the 100-meter ...

Sage Spotleson of Poland leads the way in the 100-meter hurdles last weekend at Reilly Stadium in Salem. Spotleson qualified for the regional in the event in Bedford this week.


Penn State running back Michael Zordich (9) warms up before practice at Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas.

Penn State running back Michael Zordich (9) warms up before ...

Penn State running back Michael Zordich (9) warms up before practice at Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas.


Jackson Milton’s Paije Kiraly begins pitching during the first inning in the Bluejays’ recent tournament game against the Western Reserve Blue Devils. Kiraly and the Bluejays play Mathews in the Division IV regional 
semifinal on Wednesday.

Jackson Milton’s Paije Kiraly begins pitching during the first inning ...

Jackson Milton’s Paije Kiraly begins pitching during the first inning in the Bluejays’ recent tournament game against the Western Reserve Blue Devils. Kiraly and the Bluejays play Mathews in the Division IV regional semifinal on ...


Susan Viars, left, of Mahoning County Safe Communities and Scott Weamer, Canfield assistant police chief, discussed the kickoff of the national Click it or Ticket campaign. The campaign runs through June 3 and is designed to educate drivers about the dangers of not wearing a seat belt. Weamer said anyone pulled over
on a separate violation who is found to not be wearing a seat belt will be ticketed.

Susan Viars, left, of Mahoning County Safe Communities and Scott ...

Susan Viars, left, of Mahoning County Safe Communities and Scott Weamer, Canfield assistant police chief, discussed the kickoff of the national Click it or Ticket campaign. The campaign runs through June 3 and is designed ...


Firefighters work on extinguishing hot spots left over from a blaze that consumed the garage and much of a house at 8869 Duck Creek Road in Ellsworth Township. Fire crews from almost a dozen departments
responded for mutual aid, and the homeowner made it out without injury. The fire remains under investigation, and the cause is not yet known.

Firefighters work on extinguishing hot spots left over from a ...

Firefighters work on extinguishing hot spots left over from a blaze that consumed the garage and much of a house at 8869 Duck Creek Road in Ellsworth Township. Fire crews from almost a dozen departments ...


An exterior photograph of Humility of Mary Health Partners’ St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, which will be expanded with a seven-story patient tower beginning this fall. The $100.7 million project is part of $203.3 million investment at its facilities in Mahoning, Trumbull and Ashtabula counties that was announced by HMHP on Monday .

An exterior photograph of Humility of Mary Health Partners’ St. ...

An exterior photograph of Humility of Mary Health Partners’ St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, which will be expanded with a seven-story patient tower beginning this fall. The $100.7 million project is part of $203.3 million ...


Sierra Smith, a cousin of Tracee Banks’, shows her emotions as she talks about how Banks’ death has affected
Smith’s daughter, who was in the West Side house when Melvin Shaw shot into the home, killing Banks and
wounding her friend.

Sierra Smith, a cousin of Tracee Banks’, shows her emotions ...

Sierra Smith, a cousin of Tracee Banks’, shows her emotions as she talks about how Banks’ death has affected Smith’s daughter, who was in the West Side house when Melvin Shaw shot into the home, ...


Rosemary McIntire, left, recalls memories of her first husband, Maurice Hamilton, who was killed in a plane bombing. Two of her daughters, Roseann Cencia, center, and Teresa Kondis, right, discuss their father and how their lives changed after his death. Hamilton and 44 others were killed May 22, 1962, when a bomb placed in the plane’s bathroom brought the aircraft down over the Iowa/Missouri line.

Rosemary McIntire, left, recalls memories of her first husband, Maurice ...

Rosemary McIntire, left, recalls memories of her first husband, Maurice Hamilton, who was killed in a plane bombing. Two of her daughters, Roseann Cencia, center, and Teresa Kondis, right, discuss their father and how their ...