Northeast Ohio Adoption Services will have its annual spring flower sale, “Eight
Bloomin’ Days Only,” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day Wednesday through May 16 at
Hunter’s Square Plaza, 8700 E. Market St., Howland. Co-chairwomen, from left, Gere Weller of Liberty and Janet Weller of Canfield, are organizing the event, which will be staffed by community volunteers such as Carolyn Lewis and Marie Lewis, right, both of Howland. There will be Mother’s Day gift baskets, hanging baskets, herbs and
perennials. Requests for a certain variety or color can be placed before May 13 at
330-856-5582, ext. 110; volunteers to help with watering or arranging also can call. For
information about NOAS call the above number at ext. 123 or visit www.noas.com.
Added: Wed, May 11, 2011
Exercise rider Zeke Castro puts Kentucky Derby entrant Went the Day Well through the paces during a workout
for Wednesday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. In Wednesday’s draw, it was determined that the colt, which is owned by the horse racing consortium of Team Valor of which Youngstown businessman Bruce Zoldan is a partner, will race in the 13th post position in Saturday’s race.
Fitch’s Tony Adams (4) follows through as Nick Gigax (8) of Struthers tries to break up the play during an All-American Conference baseball game Wednesday in Austintown. The Falcons edged the Wildcats, 9-8.
Matthew Shellenberger, left, stands next to his lawyer Mark LaVelle as he waits to be sentenced for attempted rape, gross sexual imposition, kidnapping and robbery. He will spend six years in prison.
JoAnn Gernah of Nigeria, left, Yuxuan Li of China and Liane Herlitz of Germany are exchange students studying at Hubbard High School. The girls were placed by the organization Academic Year in America, which places students throughout the Youngstown area.
Travis Csuti , 35, of Youngstown, a participant in the day-reporting work program of the Mahoning County Sheriff ’s Office, removes paint and staples from the side of a barn at the Canfield Fairgrounds. He was among
five day-reporting offenders scraping and painting horse barns there Wednesday.
Alison Morris and her friend Nathaniel Riggle pose with Toby, one of two beagles attacked by a pit bull in Morris’ yard. The attack left both with a decreased sense of security.