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Ten children in first grade at the Rich Center for Autism made valentines out of tissue paper and stickers that were presented by their teachers to residents at Park Vista. The students also visited Park Vista. Two of the teachers are, from left, Grace Naji and Beth Maurice. The children pictured standing are Destiny Lopez, left, J.J. Juhasz, Hunter Gonzales and Christopher Roberts, and kneeling are A.J. Walton and Eian Mason.

Ten children in first grade at the Rich Center for ...

Ten children in first grade at the Rich Center for Autism made valentines out of tissue paper and stickers that were presented by their teachers to residents at Park Vista. The students also visited Park ...


Trustees and officers of Salem Historical Society who recently met to make plans for 2013 are, seated from left, Carolyn Alesi, trustee; Dixie Gordon, corresponding secretary; Judi Allio, vice president; David Shivers, president; April Trenkelbach, treasurer; and Janice Lesher, curator. Standing are Joan Lora and Alice Deatherage, trustees; Judy White, secretary; Thaddeus Smith, trustee; Michele Weaver, consultant; Steve Faber and Nancy Fediaczko, trustees; David Stratton, director; Keith Schafer, assistant treasurer; and Bill Ward and Jerry Laska, trustees. Missing is B.J. Abrams, trustee.

Trustees and officers of Salem Historical Society who recently met ...

Trustees and officers of Salem Historical Society who recently met to make plans for 2013 are, seated from left, Carolyn Alesi, trustee; Dixie Gordon, corresponding secretary; Judi Allio, vice president; David Shivers, president; April Trenkelbach, ...


Poland’s George Chammas puts in a layup in Friday’s game against Girard. The Bulldogs earned the top seed in
Division II of the Boardman District.

Poland’s George Chammas puts in a layup in Friday’s game ...

Poland’s George Chammas puts in a layup in Friday’s game against Girard. The Bulldogs earned the top seed in Division II of the Boardman District.


Phantoms forward Luke Stork (27) moves to keep the puck away from Muskegon defenseman Rasmus Bengtsson, left, during Sunday’s game at the Covelli Centre. The Phantoms won 3-2 in a shootout.

Phantoms forward Luke Stork (27) moves to keep the puck ...

Phantoms forward Luke Stork (27) moves to keep the puck away from Muskegon defenseman Rasmus Bengtsson, left, during Sunday’s game at the Covelli Centre. The Phantoms won 3-2 in a shootout.


A Waste Management technician works inside a plant that converts landfill gas to energy. Rather than wasting the gas by burning it on a flare, the Mahoning Landfill is piping it to a five-engine power plant that produces enough electricity to serve more than 3,500 homes in Oberlin.

A Waste Management technician works inside a plant that converts ...

A Waste Management technician works inside a plant that converts landfill gas to energy. Rather than wasting the gas by burning it on a flare, the Mahoning Landfill is piping it to a five-engine power ...


David Richards of Warren looks at photographs in the “Photo 2013” exhibit at the Trumbull Art Gallery in Warren.

David Richards of Warren looks at photographs in the “Photo ...

David Richards of Warren looks at photographs in the “Photo 2013” exhibit at the Trumbull Art Gallery in Warren.


Dan Bokesch, director of curriculum for Austintown schools, has worked in the district 43 years as a teacher, coach and administrator. He will retire soon.

Dan Bokesch, director of curriculum for Austintown schools, has worked ...

Dan Bokesch, director of curriculum for Austintown schools, has worked in the district 43 years as a teacher, coach and administrator. He will retire soon.


Dr. David Ritchie, president of the board of trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, tours the new Jackson-Milton public library under construction on Mahoning Avenue in Jackson Township. With him is Heidi Daniel, director of the library system.

Dr. David Ritchie, president of the board of trustees of ...

Dr. David Ritchie, president of the board of trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, tours the new Jackson-Milton public library under construction on Mahoning Avenue in Jackson Township. With him is ...


Randy Cree picks up a bale of hay while feeding cattle on his farm near Big Springs, Kan. Years of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef industry with feedlots and a major meatpacking plant closing because there are too few cattle left in the United States to support them.

Randy Cree picks up a bale of hay while feeding ...

Randy Cree picks up a bale of hay while feeding cattle on his farm near Big Springs, Kan. Years of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef industry with feedlots and a major meatpacking plant closing ...


Jimmie Johnson celebrates winning Sunday’s Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach,
Fla. Johnson won the race for the second time, but it was Danica Patrick who earned a first by becoming the first
woman to lead a lap in a race in Nascar’s top series.

Jimmie Johnson celebrates winning Sunday’s Daytona 500 at Daytona International ...

Jimmie Johnson celebrates winning Sunday’s Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Johnson won the race for the second time, but it was Danica Patrick who earned a first by becoming the ...