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Members of the League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown are planning their annual Legislative Brunch at 10 a.m. Saturday at Youngstown Country Club, 1402 Country Club Drive. The event is open to the public, and the program will feature issues of school finance and reform of Congress and the Senate. Admission will be $22.50 for members and $25 for nonmembers. For reservations send a check payable to LWVGY to Karen Lazarus, 4213 Glenwood Ave. #1, Youngstown, OH 44512, or call 330-788-8946. Among those planning the event are, standing from left, Marion Gillette, Michelle Simonelli and Kathleen Dragoman, and, seated, Corliss Green. For league information visit www.lwvy.org, email info@lwvgy.org, call 888-781-1176 or go to League of Women Voters on Facebook.

Members of the League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown ...

Members of the League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown are planning their annual Legislative Brunch at 10 a.m. Saturday at Youngstown Country Club, 1402 Country Club Drive. The event is open to the public, ...


Ballet Western Reserve will sponsor a spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 20 at St. Patrick Church hall, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown. Ballet company dancers, in front from left, Maeli Foley, Izzy Aey and Jena Styka, hold pasta, a poster and serving dish. In back are parent guild members, Lisa Foley, left, and Anna Aey. Adult dinners will be $7, YSU students with identification and 3- to 12-year-olds cost $5 and those under 3 eat free. Take-out orders will be available. Tickets may be purchased at the door or at Ballet Western Reserve. There also will be a basket auction, 50-50 raffle and bake sale. All proceeds go to Ballet Western Reserve.

Ballet Western Reserve will sponsor a spaghetti dinner from 11 ...

Ballet Western Reserve will sponsor a spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 20 at St. Patrick Church hall, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown. Ballet company dancers, in front from left, Maeli Foley, ...


The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown recently honored two members of its Youth Gardening Program. Dave Causer, program coordinator, presented certificates to 9-year-old Greta Graffius, left, and Katelynne, McHugh, 12, for their third place finishes in the national sunflower growing contest. Each of the girls grew a sunflower head measuring 14 inches. For information about the youth program call Causer at 330-548-3669.

The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown recently honored two members ...

The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown recently honored two members of its Youth Gardening Program. Dave Causer, program coordinator, presented certificates to 9-year-old Greta Graffius, left, and Katelynne, McHugh, 12, for their third place finishes ...


David Keene, president, National Rifle Association

David Keene, president, National Rifle Association

David Keene, president, National Rifle Association


Stephen Prebonick, a state soil scientist, analyzes soil to determine whether a proposed pond site has characteristics that will allow a pond to hold water.

Stephen Prebonick, a state soil scientist, analyzes soil to determine ...

Stephen Prebonick, a state soil scientist, analyzes soil to determine whether a proposed pond site has characteristics that will allow a pond to hold water.


Dan Reger, left, has known convicted murderer Shawn Jarrett’s mother and father for 15 years. Now that he’ll be a neighbor of Shawn’s, he said he believes in giving him a chance.

Dan Reger, left, has known convicted murderer Shawn Jarrett’s mother ...

Dan Reger, left, has known convicted murderer Shawn Jarrett’s mother and father for 15 years. Now that he’ll be a neighbor of Shawn’s, he said he believes in giving him a chance.


Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (88) catches a pass under Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) in the second half of Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game in Atlanta. The Falcons slipped by the Seahawks, 30-28, on a 49-yard field goal by Matt Bryant with 8 seconds to play.

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (88) catches a pass ...

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (88) catches a pass under Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) in the second half of Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game in Atlanta. The Falcons slipped by the ...


New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen (34) catches a 33-yard touchdown pass against Houston Texans linebacker Barrett Ruud during the second half of the AFC divisional playoff Sunday in Foxborough, Mass. Vereen scored three times for the Patriots, who bested the Texans, 41-28.

New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen (34) catches a ...

New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen (34) catches a 33-yard touchdown pass against Houston Texans linebacker Barrett Ruud during the second half of the AFC divisional playoff Sunday in Foxborough, Mass. Vereen scored three ...


This image provided by General Motors shows the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. General Motors unveiled the revamped Corvette, the first new version of the iconic sports car in nine years, Sunday in Detroit.

This image provided by General Motors shows the all-new 2014 ...

This image provided by General Motors shows the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. General Motors unveiled the revamped Corvette, the first new version of the iconic sports car in nine years, Sunday in Detroit.


Convention attendees tried out Intel’s Creative Interactive Gesture Camera development kit at the Consumer Electronics Show on Friday in Las Vegas.

Convention attendees tried out Intel’s Creative Interactive Gesture Camera development ...

Convention attendees tried out Intel’s Creative Interactive Gesture Camera development kit at the Consumer Electronics Show on Friday in Las Vegas.


Ohio State’s DeShaun Thomas (1) drives down the court as Michigan’s Trey Burke (3) tries to keep up during Sunday’s NCAA basketball game in Columbus. Thomas posted 20 points for the No. 15 Buckeyes, who handed the No. 2 Wolverines their first loss with a 56-53 win.

Ohio State’s DeShaun Thomas (1) drives down the court as ...

Ohio State’s DeShaun Thomas (1) drives down the court as Michigan’s Trey Burke (3) tries to keep up during Sunday’s NCAA basketball game in Columbus. Thomas posted 20 points for the No. 15 Buckeyes, who ...


John R. Getchey, executive director, Eastgate Regional Council of Governments

John R. Getchey, executive director, Eastgate Regional Council of Governments

John R. Getchey, executive director, Eastgate Regional Council of Governments


Bonnie Weaver, left, and Patti Griffin count donations at Sunday’s Relay for Life kickoff event at Austintown Community Church.

Bonnie Weaver, left, and Patti Griffin count donations at Sunday’s ...

Bonnie Weaver, left, and Patti Griffin count donations at Sunday’s Relay for Life kickoff event at Austintown Community Church.