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Alliance Family YMCA, a local, nonprofit organization, recently received a check for $5,000 from the Home Savings Charitable Foundation. Holly Gaston, left, from Home Savings Salem office, is shown presenting the check to Dale Nissley, executive director of the YMCA. Nissley said funds will go toward the renovation of space for an adult cycling center that will accommodate up to 30 participants. For information on the Alliance Family YMCA call 330-823-1930 or visit www.ymcastark.org.

Alliance Family YMCA, a local, nonprofit organization, recently received a ...

Alliance Family YMCA, a local, nonprofit organization, recently received a check for $5,000 from the Home Savings Charitable Foundation. Holly Gaston, left, from Home Savings Salem office, is shown presenting the check to Dale Nissley, ...


Cathy Hinderliter of Canfield submitted this photo of her dahlias.

Cathy Hinderliter of Canfield submitted this photo of her dahlias.

Cathy Hinderliter of Canfield submitted this photo of her dahlias.


Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of cabbage plants and mums from her garden.

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of cabbage ...

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of cabbage plants and mums from her garden.


Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of dahlias from her garden.

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of dahlias ...

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of dahlias from her garden.


George Shedd of Hubbard sent in this photo of a some Reblooming Irises called Rosalie. The large, purple Iris reblooms in the fall after it loses its flowers in late summer.

George Shedd of Hubbard sent in this photo of a ...

George Shedd of Hubbard sent in this photo of a some Reblooming Irises called Rosalie. The large, purple Iris reblooms in the fall after it loses its flowers in late summer.


Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of beautiful fall mums from her garden.

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of beautiful ...

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of beautiful fall mums from her garden.


Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of mums, cabbage plants and fall violas from her garden.

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of mums, ...

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of mums, cabbage plants and fall violas from her garden.


Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel trumpets, her favorite fall flowers.

Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel ...

Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel trumpets, her favorite fall flowers.


Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of mums and cabbage plants from her garden.

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of mums ...

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of mums and cabbage plants from her garden.


Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel trumpets, her favorite fall flowers.

Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel ...

Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel trumpets, her favorite fall flowers.


Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel trumpets, her favorite fall flowers.

Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel ...

Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel trumpets, her favorite fall flowers.


Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of mums and cabbage plants from her garden.

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of mums ...

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of mums and cabbage plants from her garden.


Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of dahlias from her garden.

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of dahlias ...

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of dahlias from her garden.


Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of her garden.

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of her ...

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of her garden.


Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of dahlias from her garden against the fall leaves.

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of dahlias ...

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo of dahlias from her garden against the fall leaves.


Here's a photo of a Red Burning Bush sent in by Cathy Hinderliter of Canfield.

Here's a photo of a Red Burning Bush sent in ...

Here's a photo of a Red Burning Bush sent in by Cathy Hinderliter of Canfield.


Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo from the Sept. 29 wedding of Carly Karzmer, her daughter, and Justin Gable. They are surrounded by mums, astors and dahlias in Marsha's backyard garden.

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo from the ...

Marsha Karzmer of Boardman sent in this photo from the Sept. 29 wedding of Carly Karzmer, her daughter, and Justin Gable. They are surrounded by mums, astors and dahlias in Marsha's backyard garden.


Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Wick Park last month.

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Wick ...

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Wick Park last month.


Lyle Filey of Youngstown must have quite a green thumb. Here, his wife, Amelia, stands next to a 14-foot pole bean.

Lyle Filey of Youngstown must have quite a green thumb. ...

Lyle Filey of Youngstown must have quite a green thumb. Here, his wife, Amelia, stands next to a 14-foot pole bean.


Lorenzo Michael Testa (2 weeks old) and Sophia Sicilia Testa (22 months old) are enjoying a beautiful fall day.

Lorenzo Michael Testa (2 weeks old) and Sophia Sicilia Testa ...

Lorenzo Michael Testa (2 weeks old) and Sophia Sicilia Testa (22 months old) are enjoying a beautiful fall day.


Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Mill Creek Park last month.

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Mill ...

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Mill Creek Park last month.


Annette McCarthy of Austintown sent us this picture of cattails that look quite interesting against the background of fall leaves and a pond. She took it in Berlin Center.

Annette McCarthy of Austintown sent us this picture of cattails ...

Annette McCarthy of Austintown sent us this picture of cattails that look quite interesting against the background of fall leaves and a pond. She took it in Berlin Center.


Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken in her backyard last month.

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken in her ...

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken in her backyard last month.


Annette McCarthy of Austintown shot this photo of purple wildflowers in the woods at Berlin Center in early October. She says the bee was an added bonus.

Annette McCarthy of Austintown shot this photo of purple wildflowers ...

Annette McCarthy of Austintown shot this photo of purple wildflowers in the woods at Berlin Center in early October. She says the bee was an added bonus.


Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Wick Park last month.

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Wick ...

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Wick Park last month.


Cathy Hinderliter of Canfield submitted this photo of a Burning Bush at Mill Creek Park.

Cathy Hinderliter of Canfield submitted this photo of a Burning ...

Cathy Hinderliter of Canfield submitted this photo of a Burning Bush at Mill Creek Park.


Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken in her backyard last month.

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken in her ...

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken in her backyard last month.


Lana VanAuker of Canfield shared this picture of the mums and umbrellas outside the Covelli Center during the Clinton/Biden event.

Lana VanAuker of Canfield shared this picture of the mums ...

Lana VanAuker of Canfield shared this picture of the mums and umbrellas outside the Covelli Center during the Clinton/Biden event.


Lisha Pompili Baumiller of Hubbard submitted this picture.

Lisha Pompili Baumiller of Hubbard submitted this picture.

Lisha Pompili Baumiller of Hubbard submitted this picture.


Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Mill Creek Park last month.

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Mill ...

Margaret Floyd of Youngstown submitted this picture taken at Mill Creek Park last month.


Shirley Birnesser of East Palestine sent this pictures of her mums.

Shirley Birnesser of East Palestine sent this pictures of her ...

Shirley Birnesser of East Palestine sent this pictures of her mums.


We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, enjoying the treasures of fall (taken by her "favorite nanny Pretty Britt").

We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, enjoying ...

We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, enjoying the treasures of fall (taken by her "favorite nanny Pretty Britt").


Three-year-old Harlow looks like she's giving a great big hug to these mums. She's the daughter of Jerret and Erin Kolesar of Boardman.

Three-year-old Harlow looks like she's giving a great big hug ...

Three-year-old Harlow looks like she's giving a great big hug to these mums. She's the daughter of Jerret and Erin Kolesar of Boardman.


Millie Valentino sent this adorable picture of Alexander and Vasilios, with this question: "Do you think they were hiding in the mums?"

Millie Valentino sent this adorable picture of Alexander and Vasilios, ...

Millie Valentino sent this adorable picture of Alexander and Vasilios, with this question: "Do you think they were hiding in the mums?"


This is the view at sunrise on the south side of Evelyn Ernst's house in Salem.

This is the view at sunrise on the south side ...

This is the view at sunrise on the south side of Evelyn Ernst's house in Salem.


Annette McCarthy of Austintown shot this photo, "Expired Sunflower," at a friend's place in Berlin Center in early October.

Annette McCarthy of Austintown shot this photo, "Expired Sunflower," at ...

Annette McCarthy of Austintown shot this photo, "Expired Sunflower," at a friend's place in Berlin Center in early October.


We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, playing peekaboo with her "favorite nanny Pretty Britty."

We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, playing ...

We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, playing peekaboo with her "favorite nanny Pretty Britty."


Lana VanAuker of Canfield sent this picture of her kitty "Tuxedo" admiring her beautiful mums.

Lana VanAuker of Canfield sent this picture of her kitty ...

Lana VanAuker of Canfield sent this picture of her kitty "Tuxedo" admiring her beautiful mums.


We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, enjoying the treasures of fall (taken by her "favorite nanny Pretty Britty").

We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, enjoying ...

We received this picture of Sophia Testa, 22 months, enjoying the treasures of fall (taken by her "favorite nanny Pretty Britty").


Here's a closer look at a Reblooming Iris, called Rosalie, submitted by George Shedd of Hubbard.

Here's a closer look at a Reblooming Iris, called Rosalie, ...

Here's a closer look at a Reblooming Iris, called Rosalie, submitted by George Shedd of Hubbard.


Lana VanAuker of Canfield shared these beautiful mums for this month's feature.

Lana VanAuker of Canfield shared these beautiful mums for this ...

Lana VanAuker of Canfield shared these beautiful mums for this month's feature.


Lana VanAuker of Canfield shared these beautiful mums for this month's feature.

Lana VanAuker of Canfield shared these beautiful mums for this ...

Lana VanAuker of Canfield shared these beautiful mums for this month's feature.


Yogi, left, gets some training from his pal Sparky near some hardy mums. Photo sent in by Stephanie Sanders of North Jackson.

Yogi, left, gets some training from his pal Sparky near ...

Yogi, left, gets some training from his pal Sparky near some hardy mums. Photo sent in by Stephanie Sanders of North Jackson.


Michael Lacivita of Youngstown says this plant was still flourishing in his flower box on Oct 26. The name of the flower is burgundy bicolor ivy geranium "Picasso."

Michael Lacivita of Youngstown says this plant was still flourishing ...

Michael Lacivita of Youngstown says this plant was still flourishing in his flower box on Oct 26. The name of the flower is burgundy bicolor ivy geranium "Picasso."


Connie Bostardi of Hubbard snapped this photo of Snickers sunning herself next to the mums.

Connie Bostardi of Hubbard snapped this photo of Snickers sunning ...

Connie Bostardi of Hubbard snapped this photo of Snickers sunning herself next to the mums.


Joyce Howard of Boardman took this picture of a floral bouquet of starfires and other fall flowers that was sent to her by son and his wife, both in the Air Force in Texas, when she had surgery recently.

Joyce Howard of Boardman took this picture of a floral ...

Joyce Howard of Boardman took this picture of a floral bouquet of starfires and other fall flowers that was sent to her by son and his wife, both in the Air Force in Texas, when ...


Doxie Damico of Youngstown sent in this photo of a brilliantly colored mum that was taken in early October at Fellows Riverside Gardens.

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

Doxie Damico of Youngstown sent in this photo of a brilliantly colored mum that was taken in early October at Fellows Riverside Gardens.


Photo submitted by Dan Shields of Canfield.

Photo submitted by Dan Shields of Canfield.

Photo submitted by Dan Shields of Canfield.


Photo submitted by Dan Shields of Canfield.

Photo submitted by Dan Shields of Canfield.

Photo submitted by Dan Shields of Canfield.


The residents of Girard Manor in Girard planted these beautiful flowers. Photo sent in by Grace Leash of Girard Manor.

The residents of Girard Manor in Girard planted these beautiful ...

The residents of Girard Manor in Girard planted these beautiful flowers. Photo sent in by Grace Leash of Girard Manor.


Photo submitted by Dan Shields of Canfield.

Photo submitted by Dan Shields of Canfield.

Photo submitted by Dan Shields of Canfield.


Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel trumpets, her favorite fall flowers.

Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel ...

Barbra Nasci of Brookfield sent in this photo of angel trumpets, her favorite fall flowers.


Billy Ray submitted this photo.

Billy Ray submitted this photo.

Billy Ray submitted this photo.


If mum's the word, then this is one huge word! Tevis DiMascio of Boardman sent in this photo, explaining that this abundance of mums started as a single 4-inch potted mum that was planted 22 years ago. Today, it measures 7 feet by 9 feet of blooming beauties.

If mum's the word, then this is one huge word! ...

If mum's the word, then this is one huge word! Tevis DiMascio of Boardman sent in this photo, explaining that this abundance of mums started as a single 4-inch potted mum that was planted 22 ...


Jeremy Quinlan of Brookfield intercepts Edgewood's pass during Friday's first round playoff game.

Jeremy Quinlan of Brookfield intercepts Edgewood's pass during Friday's first ...

Jeremy Quinlan of Brookfield intercepts Edgewood's pass during Friday's first round playoff game.


Crestview’s offense is spearheaded by senior Nick Blower (19), who has rushed for 1,928 yards, averaging 11.8 yards per carry while scoring 24 touchdowns. Blower is anxious to see how he and his teammates match up against Kirtland, their opponent in Saturday’s Division V, Region 17 semifinal, who many view as the odds-on favorite to win another state crown.

Crestview’s offense is spearheaded by senior Nick Blower (19), who ...

Crestview’s offense is spearheaded by senior Nick Blower (19), who has rushed for 1,928 yards, averaging 11.8 yards per carry while scoring 24 touchdowns. Blower is anxious to see how he and his teammates match ...


Kent State head coach Darrell Hazell and the Golden Flashes are having their best season in more than 40 years. At 8-1, they are bowl eligible and knocking on the door of the AP’s Top 25.

Kent State head coach Darrell Hazell and the Golden Flashes ...

Kent State head coach Darrell Hazell and the Golden Flashes are having their best season in more than 40 years. At 8-1, they are bowl eligible and knocking on the door of the AP’s Top ...


Three months ago, Sherron Walls (2) and his Liberty teammates had a new coach and were on an 18-game losing
streak. Nobody was thinking about freezing through practice in the second round of playoffs. After winning their
first playoff game since 2005 last weekend, the Leopards’ rags-to-riches story continues with a meeting with state champs Creston Norwayne in the Division IV, Region 13 regional semifinal at Uniontown Lake High School.

Three months ago, Sherron Walls (2) and his Liberty teammates ...

Three months ago, Sherron Walls (2) and his Liberty teammates had a new coach and were on an 18-game losing streak. Nobody was thinking about freezing through practice in the second round of playoffs. After ...


Intermediate ballet students in the Visual and Performing Arts program at Chaney perform to music from “Star Wars” on Wednesday afternoon during Dance by Design.

Intermediate ballet students in the Visual and Performing Arts program ...

Intermediate ballet students in the Visual and Performing Arts program at Chaney perform to music from “Star Wars” on Wednesday afternoon during Dance by Design.


Motivational speaker Kyle Maynard, 26, addressed students from six school districts Wednesday during assemblies at South Range and Salem schools.

Motivational speaker Kyle Maynard, 26, addressed students from six school ...

Motivational speaker Kyle Maynard, 26, addressed students from six school districts Wednesday during assemblies at South Range and Salem schools.


President Barack Obama waves as he walks on stage with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha at his election night party in Chicago.

President Barack Obama waves as he walks on stage with ...

President Barack Obama waves as he walks on stage with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha at his election night party in Chicago.