Ryan Lowney (13) is one of three healthy defensemen returning to the Youngstown Phantoms for the 2012-13 season. The Phantoms open their season Friday at home.
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Mario Manningham (82), of Warren, participates in a drill during practice Wednesday at Stambaugh Stadium. Assistant coach Ejiro Evero, left, watches.
UNI’s Terrell Sinkfield breaks away from YSU defenders Donald D’Alesio (8), Jeremey Edwards (5) and Julius Childs for a first-quarter touchdown during last weekend’s game at Stambaugh Stadium. The Penguins will spend their open date working on defensive fundamentals.
Robert Shroder, president and chief executive officer of Humility of Mary Health Partners, talks about the $103.3 million project that will start Monday at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center. The new seven-floor inpatient tower will house maternity services and the neonatal intensive-care unit now at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.
Video surveillance shows the breaking and entering at AAA Customs where dozens of high-powered weapons were taken. Police believe three people were involved in the theft and are hoping they can be identified from this still photo.
Autograph seeker Kyle DeBucci, left, of New Middletown waits his turn for an autograph from 49ers tight end Garrett Celek outside the Boardman Holiday Inn on Wednesday.
Fifth-graders at Frank Ohl Intermediate School in Austintown work with Jeff Toth, township police officer, during their Drug Abuse Resistance Education class. A portion of the state’s school report cards was released Wednesday, and the district met 26 of 26 performance indicators. Fifth-grade test scores have been the most difficult to raise, but they met state specifications this year.