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The Italian Heritage Foundation of Youngstown is announcing the awarding of more than $21,000 to Mahoning Valley charities made possible from profits of the 2012 Greater Youngstown Italian Fest in downtown Youngstown. Scholarships of $1,000 each were provided to eight Youngstown State University students and one building and trades scholarship. More than 20 Mahoning Valley organizations received various amounts including: the Rich Center for Autism, Second Harvest Food Bank of Mahoning Valley, First Night Youngstown, YMCA downtown youth programs, Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown, St. Vincent de Paul Society Soup Kitchen, and St. Anthony of Padua Church for St. Joseph the Provider School improvements, among others. Foundation officers, from left, are Michael Rossetti, vice president; Rose Vernucci, secretary; John R. Rossetti, 2012 fest chairman; Anna D’Amato, fest treasurer; and Joseph Lenefonte, president.
Added: Sat, May 25, 2013
Friends of The Banquet in Salem are ready to serve the Monday night meal at Salem Memorial Building. From left are Myrtle Bailey of Winona, Wendell Satterthwait of New York and Meta Culler of Salem. About 200 meals are served every Monday.
Celebrating Wednesday’s Supreme Court ruling striking down a key provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act at the Lemon Grove in downtown Youngstown are from left, Anita Davis, Matthew Cataline, Terry Esarco and Evan Miller-Murphy. During a discussion about the decision, Miller-Murphy said, “It’s really not about gay rights. It’s about being a human. I want to go to the zoo with my wife and kids and not get stared at.”
The Indians’ Jason Kipnis is congratulated by Nick Swisher after hitting a two-run home run against Baltimore in the fourth inning Wednesday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
During July and August, bagworms may defoliate arborvitae, junipers and other trees and shrubs. Bagworms are caterpillars that live inside spindle-shaped bags which they construct to protect themselves against birds and other enemies.
Mahoning Valley Scrappers center fielder Josh McAdams makes a diving attempt, but is unable to catch a
line drive against the State College Spikes on Wednesday night at Eastwood Field. State College defeated
Mahoning Valley, 6-1, in a New York-Penn League game.