VFW Post 93, 2912 South Ave., Youngstown, recently hosted its annual Children’s Christmas Party to benefit the families of post members. More than 40 children attended, and each one received food, treats and a gift. Above is guest Isabella Arigoni, 10, who shared her Christmas list with Santa, as did Mason Dutton, 2, below.
Added: Thu, December 26, 2013
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The Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild had its holiday party and annual meeting early in December at Ciminero’s Banquet Center, where the members elected the 2014 chapter advisory board. From left to right are Lynn Price, treasurer; Gretchen Saunders, secretary; Karen Bandy, second vice president; Diane Wittik, first vice president; and Barb Tryon, president. For her important contributions to the Guild, Jodi Clark received the Member of the Year award. She coordinates special events and runs a sewing business from her home.
Added: Sat, December 7, 2013
Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon, a former standout at Mount Union University, is tackled by Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr during the second half of their game Sunday.
Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders celebrates his touchdown catch in front of the Packers’ M.D. Jennings during the first half of their game Sunday in Green Bay, Wis.
Serena Williams celebrates a winning point as she plays Russia’s Maria Sharapova during the final match of the French Open.
Robin Scott, owner of Robin’s Junk Emporium on South Bridge Street in Struthers, has been in business for more than 10 years.
Campbell police officer Joe Pavlansky checks in with Rite Aid employee Cindy Stanovich. Pavlansky is part of the
police department’s foot patrol during the holiday season.
Friends Specialty, featuring specialty coffees, teas and chocolate, was set to open this morning. The coffeehouse,
at the corner of Federal and Phelps streets, is the second location for the owners of Friends Roastery in Salem. The shop is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jason Axelson, a volunteer with B’nai B’rith and Operation Snowflake, greets visitor Eric Ronan at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. Members of the Jewish service organization and others volunteered at the information desk and the gift shop on Christmas Day to give Christian workers the day off .
Butler University soccer player Katie Griswold heads downfield in a match against Miami University.
This snowy owl perches atop a telephone pole on Mahoning Avenue near Raccoon Road in Austintown. A
large migration of the owl species has migrated south from the Arctic this year. Snowy owls also have been
spotted at Mosquito Lake in Bazetta. Wildlife leaders urge the public to keep their distance from the owls.