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Amber L. Cunningham and Jason I. Tingler

Amber L. Cunningham and Jason I. Tingler

Amber L. Cunningham and Jason I. Tingler


Marisa Gugliotti and Ryan James

Marisa Gugliotti and Ryan James

Marisa Gugliotti and Ryan James


Megan Harris and Matt Howells

Megan Harris and Matt Howells

Megan Harris and Matt Howells


Nicole Harris and Patrick Connolly

Nicole Harris and Patrick Connolly

Nicole Harris and Patrick Connolly


Andrew Kies and Deanna Gerberry

Andrew Kies and Deanna Gerberry

Andrew Kies and Deanna Gerberry


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Home Savings offices in Trumbull County recently hosted bake sales and presented $1,279.70 to Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County. From left to right are Desirae Monaco, Home Savings Howland office; Kim Gennaro, Home Savings Liberty office; Dr. Jeff Williams, president of Animal Welfare League; and Colleen Miller of Home Savings McDonald. The Animal Welfare League works to reduce suffering and improve the lives of animals.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Home Savings offices in Trumbull County ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Home Savings offices in Trumbull County recently hosted bake sales and presented $1,279.70 to Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County. From left to right are Desirae Monaco, Home Savings Howland office; ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Friends of Beaver Creek State Park Pioneer Village, 12021 Echo Dell Road, East Liverpool, have published the village’s own cookbook including a history. The village was conceived by Columbiana Council of Forests and Parks and built in the 1960s. The history includes the period it represents, 1790 to 1830. From left to right are some of the Friends, Deborah Sciance of Toronto, Ohio; Karen Russo of East Liverpool; and Evelyn Koch of Rogers. The book includes both black and white and color views of the village and 300 pioneer and modern recipes. Included are recipes from noted local residents as well as some from first ladies Martha Washington and Michelle Obama, TV journalist Deborah Norville, and local TV and newspaper reporters. The book sells for $10, and is available when Pioneer Village is open for special events and weekends May 4 through mid-October. It also will be sold during pancake breakfasts from 9 a.m. to noon the third Sunday of each month. For more information, visit friendsofpioneervillage.com or call 330-227-0522.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Friends of Beaver Creek State Park ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Friends of Beaver Creek State Park Pioneer Village, 12021 Echo Dell Road, East Liverpool, have published the village’s own cookbook including a history. The village was conceived by Columbiana Council of ...


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
Hard work goes into organizing Girls Night Out, an annual event that helps to support Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek Park. Some of those involved are, from left, Jody Vernal, Sharon Carbon and Janey Donadee, Girls Night Out committee members and board members of Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens; and Jeanne Simeone, buyer for the Shop in the Gardens. Because the annual event has proved to be so popular and sells out quickly, they have decided to extend the show to two days this year. Patrons of Girls Night Out can choose May 21 or 22.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Hard work goes into organizing Girls ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Hard work goes into organizing Girls Night Out, an annual event that helps to support Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek Park. Some of those involved are, from left, Jody Vernal, ...


Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jacobson

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jacobson

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jacobson


Joshua Grossman and Kimberly Mason

Joshua Grossman and Kimberly Mason

Joshua Grossman and Kimberly Mason


Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stubbs Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stubbs Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stubbs Sr.


Special to The Vindicator
Attending the 2013 annual Charity Ball sponsored by Sharon Regional Health System’s Auxiliary were Dr. John Ambrosino, second from left, and his wife, Kristin; and John R. Janoso Jr., Sharon Regional president and CEO and his wife, Dina. The event took place April 13 at Avalon Golf and Country Club in Buhl Park, Hermitage. The auxiliary will present proceeds from the ball to Sharon Regional representatives at a luncheon in May. The money will be used to buy a $230,000 digital imaging system for use in vascular, general, orthopedic and urological surgery.

Special to The Vindicator Attending the 2013 annual Charity Ball ...

Special to The Vindicator Attending the 2013 annual Charity Ball sponsored by Sharon Regional Health System’s Auxiliary were Dr. John Ambrosino, second from left, and his wife, Kristin; and John R. Janoso Jr., Sharon Regional ...


Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Ross

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Ross

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Ross


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR
During a recent combined meeting of the Military Officers Association of America and Reserve Officers Association in Vienna, Chief Warrant Officer Don Oglesby, left, secretary of Mahoning and Shenango Valley Chapter MOAA, with Col. Walter Duzzny, right, president of ROA, present a flag set to Dan Dickten, aviation director at Youngstown Airport and U.S. Army veteran.

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR During a recent combined meeting of ...

SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR During a recent combined meeting of the Military Officers Association of America and Reserve Officers Association in Vienna, Chief Warrant Officer Don Oglesby, left, secretary of Mahoning and Shenango Valley Chapter ...


Alexis Rae Pryor, formerly Alexis Rae Blasko, is a registered nurse, having worked the last 10 years in the pediatrics oncology department at Healthpark Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla. Her mother, Stephanie Blasko of Fort Myers, says Alexis was born and raised in the Youngstown area and graduated from Austintown Fitch High School in 1998, after which they moved to Florida. "She is a dedicated and skilled nurse, who has touched so many lives with her kindness," Stephanie writes. "By choosing nursing as her profession, she is able to share those special attributes with the larger community."

Alexis Rae Pryor, formerly Alexis Rae Blasko, is a registered ...

Alexis Rae Pryor, formerly Alexis Rae Blasko, is a registered nurse, having worked the last 10 years in the pediatrics oncology department at Healthpark Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla. Her mother, Stephanie Blasko of Fort ...


Paulette Kren of Girard, who sent in this photo, has this to say about someone special to her: "This is my sister, Diane Sproviero of Girard. She is the school nurse at Prospect Elementary/Prospect G.I.S. In my eyes, she truly is an 'angel with a stethoscope.' She cares very deeply for each and every student. Nursing is her passion. She's not only my sister whom I love very much but someone whom I deeply admire."

Paulette Kren of Girard, who sent in this photo, has ...

Paulette Kren of Girard, who sent in this photo, has this to say about someone special to her: "This is my sister, Diane Sproviero of Girard. She is the school nurse at Prospect Elementary/Prospect G.I.S. ...


Jennifer Lyszaz of Warren submits this photo and praise for Jude Signoriello of Girard, her program director at the Girard Multi-Generational Center and a licensed social worker and registered nurse: "She is the light at the end of the tunnel for most people she crosses paths with. She works a lot with the elderly and sticks to her motto, 'Move or Die.' It is her beaming personality that gets seniors to move and stay moving, and she cares so deeply about each and every one of them. Helping the less fortunate is her passion. I have been working with her for seven years, and the traits I have learned and picked up from her are ones that I admire deeply. She is definitely a one and only!"

Jennifer Lyszaz of Warren submits this photo and praise for ...

Jennifer Lyszaz of Warren submits this photo and praise for Jude Signoriello of Girard, her program director at the Girard Multi-Generational Center and a licensed social worker and registered nurse: "She is the light at ...


Natalie Zwingler of Calcutta works in the NICU at Akron Children's Hospital in St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. This photo was sent in by her sister-in-law, Alyson Zwingler of Columbiana, who writes that Natalie "is a very caring and compassionate nurse and aunt." In the photo, Natalie gives a nursing outfit to Alyson's daughter Payton, now 5, for Payton's 3rd birthday. Alyson says, "Payton wants to be just like Aunt Natalie when she grows up!"

Natalie Zwingler of Calcutta works in the NICU at Akron ...

Natalie Zwingler of Calcutta works in the NICU at Akron Children's Hospital in St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. This photo was sent in by her sister-in-law, Alyson Zwingler of Columbiana, who writes that Natalie ...


Ryan Kolenich submitted this photo of his girlfriend and favorite nurse, Terra Koontz of Youngstown. Terra works for HMHP St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. Ryan writes that Terra "loves her job and always has a good story to tell. I often call her my 'Super Nurse' and tell her I'm a part of 'Team Nurse'."

Ryan Kolenich submitted this photo of his girlfriend and favorite ...

Ryan Kolenich submitted this photo of his girlfriend and favorite nurse, Terra Koontz of Youngstown. Terra works for HMHP St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. Ryan writes that Terra "loves her job and always has ...


Paula, Carole and Amber of Boardman.

Paula, Carole and Amber of Boardman.

Paula, Carole and Amber of Boardman.


Collette and Paula of Boardman.

Collette and Paula of Boardman.

Collette and Paula of Boardman.


Doug, Nicole and Jamie of Boardman.

Doug, Nicole and Jamie of Boardman.

Doug, Nicole and Jamie of Boardman.


This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her many duties as a nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association. The entire page was sent to us by her husband, Harry Van Brocklin. The couple live in Poland.

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on ...

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her ...


This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her many duties as a nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association. The entire page was sent to us by her husband, Harry Van Brocklin. The couple live in Poland.

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on ...

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her ...


Pamela Pallante, an RN from Boardman, "has touched many lives with her hard work and dedication" for more than 35 years, writes Mary Beth Dwulit, who submitted this photo.

Pamela Pallante, an RN from Boardman, "has touched many lives ...

Pamela Pallante, an RN from Boardman, "has touched many lives with her hard work and dedication" for more than 35 years, writes Mary Beth Dwulit, who submitted this photo.


This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her many duties as a nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association. The entire page was sent to us by her husband, Harry Van Brocklin. The couple live in Poland.

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on ...

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her ...


This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her many duties as a nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association. The entire page was sent to us by her husband, Harry Van Brocklin. The couple live in Poland.

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on ...

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her ...


Gloria Sanchez sent in this photo of Cathy Rodomsky of Girard. Cathy has worked at St. Elizabeth Health Center for more than 25 years. Gloria writes, "Not only does she help patients with heart issues, she shares her heart with everyone. A 'patient nurse' is an understatement."

Gloria Sanchez sent in this photo of Cathy Rodomsky of ...

Gloria Sanchez sent in this photo of Cathy Rodomsky of Girard. Cathy has worked at St. Elizabeth Health Center for more than 25 years. Gloria writes, "Not only does she help patients with heart issues, ...


Olivia Buzzacco, a proud daughter, submitted this photo and these words: "These are my parents, Tony and Barb Buzzacco. They are both nurses, my dad has been a nurse for 27 years and my mom has been a nurse for 25 years. They have taken care of so many people throughout this time, whether it be family, friends, or patients alike. They are always willing to take care of anyone who may need it and they have certainly taken care of their four children. My dad currently works at Akron Children's Hospital in Boardman and my mom works at the Surgery Center of Canfield. I think they both deserve to be recognized as Patient People."

Olivia Buzzacco, a proud daughter, submitted this photo and these ...

Olivia Buzzacco, a proud daughter, submitted this photo and these words: "These are my parents, Tony and Barb Buzzacco. They are both nurses, my dad has been a nurse for 27 years and my mom ...


Tristess Patrick, left, Marie Turner and Brianna Carpenter are all nurses at Windsor House at Champion Estates Assisted Living in Warren. Not pictured are Nuri Reed and Sarah George. The photo was taken by Krista Reese, director at the facility, and submitted by Dan Rowland, director of marketing.

Tristess Patrick, left, Marie Turner and Brianna Carpenter are all ...

Tristess Patrick, left, Marie Turner and Brianna Carpenter are all nurses at Windsor House at Champion Estates Assisted Living in Warren. Not pictured are Nuri Reed and Sarah George. The photo was taken by Krista ...


Maureen Cronin, executive director of the Midlothian Free Health Clinic in Youngstown, submitted this photo of "Dr. Albani's Angels." Under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Albani and other physicians, these women "work endless hours providing quality health care to the uninsured of the Youngstown area," she writes. The doctors and nurses volunteer their time. Pictured are, from left, head nurse Carol Beard, Jerri Smith, Kathleen Berry, Jean Slenker, Annette Carnie, Robin McCaulley, Sandra Reel, Amy Stanovcak, Anna Lynch and Virginia Petefish. All are RNs, except for Robin, a student LPN. Missing are Bridget Romeo, CNP; Majorie Betts, Marlene Carney, Debbie Hromyak, CNP; Tila Miller, Becky Tareshawty, Nellie Tucker, Carol Dumas and Jenna Cicchillo, CNP. All not identified as a CNP are RNs.

Maureen Cronin, executive director of the Midlothian Free Health Clinic ...

Maureen Cronin, executive director of the Midlothian Free Health Clinic in Youngstown, submitted this photo of "Dr. Albani's Angels." Under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Albani and other physicians, these women "work endless hours providing ...


Here's a photo of Wendy Torr of Hubbard. It was sent in by her mother, Charlotte Torr, and neighbor Alexiss Villano for her birthday, which is May 5.

Here's a photo of Wendy Torr of Hubbard. It was ...

Here's a photo of Wendy Torr of Hubbard. It was sent in by her mother, Charlotte Torr, and neighbor Alexiss Villano for her birthday, which is May 5.


Here are nursing students at Ohio Valley College of Technology in East Liverpool. Carla Douglass, director of nursing, says that all of her students are "Patient People!" The photo was taken and sent in by Jonathan Ream, the school's IT coordinator.

Here are nursing students at Ohio Valley College of Technology ...

Here are nursing students at Ohio Valley College of Technology in East Liverpool. Carla Douglass, director of nursing, says that all of her students are "Patient People!" The photo was taken and sent in by ...


This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her many duties as a nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association. The entire page was sent to us by her husband, Harry Van Brocklin. The couple live in Poland.

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on ...

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her ...


Linda Yourst of Hubbard is "a Florence Nightingale," says her proud mother, Dorothy Braccolino of Youngstown, who sent in this photo. Linda has been a nurse at North Side Hospital for 36 years. She's pictured with her husband, Nick, a pharmacist at North Side Hospital for 36 years. Linda has helped her mother care for her husband, Ted, displaying dedicated patience, Dorothy says.

Linda Yourst of Hubbard is "a Florence Nightingale," says her ...

Linda Yourst of Hubbard is "a Florence Nightingale," says her proud mother, Dorothy Braccolino of Youngstown, who sent in this photo. Linda has been a nurse at North Side Hospital for 36 years. She's pictured ...


Jeanne Cotters Monroe of Liberty Township submitted this picture of her favorite nurse, her daughter Alyssa, an oncology nurse at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Va. Alyssa is a 2006 graduate of Ursuline High School and a 2011 graduate of Marymount University in Arlington with her bachelor's in nursing. Jeanne says her daughter chose to become an oncology nurse after her father's death from lung cancer.

Jeanne Cotters Monroe of Liberty Township submitted this picture of ...

Jeanne Cotters Monroe of Liberty Township submitted this picture of her favorite nurse, her daughter Alyssa, an oncology nurse at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Va. Alyssa is a 2006 graduate of Ursuline High School ...


This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin, left, was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her many duties as a nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association. The entire page was sent to us by her husband, Harry Van Brocklin. The couple live in Poland.

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin, left, was published ...

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin, left, was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed ...


This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her many duties as a nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association. The entire page was sent to us by her husband, Harry Van Brocklin. The couple live in Poland.

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on ...

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her ...


Virginia Wepfer practiced as a home health-care nurse for several years, says Gordon Wepfer, who sent in this photo. Her last position  was as director of staff development for a nationwide home health-care organization. Since retirement, she's been parish nurse at Warren First Presbyterian Church and Common Ground Church Community in North Lima.

Virginia Wepfer practiced as a home health-care nurse for several ...

Virginia Wepfer practiced as a home health-care nurse for several years, says Gordon Wepfer, who sent in this photo. Her last position was as director of staff development for a nationwide home health-care organization. Since ...


Kelly Tkach contributed this photo of the nurses at Lee Surgery Center in Boardman. From left are Mandy, Diane, Renee, Crystal, Kelly, Colleen, Patty, Sylvia and Marie. Kelly writes that “it is a pleasure and an honor to work with such knowledgeable and compassionate nurses.”

Kelly Tkach contributed this photo of the nurses at Lee ...

Kelly Tkach contributed this photo of the nurses at Lee Surgery Center in Boardman. From left are Mandy, Diane, Renee, Crystal, Kelly, Colleen, Patty, Sylvia and Marie. Kelly writes that “it is a pleasure and ...


This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her many duties as a nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association. The entire page was sent to us by her husband, Harry Van Brocklin. The couple live in Poland.

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on ...

This picture of Jeanette MacLennan Van Brocklin was published on the front page of The Vindicator's June 26, 1960, Rotogravure Section. It was part of a full-page package focusing on her as she performed her ...


Laura and Tammy of Boardman.

Laura and Tammy of Boardman.

Laura and Tammy of Boardman.


Carly, Adam and Linda of Boardman.

Carly, Adam and Linda of Boardman.

Carly, Adam and Linda of Boardman.


Frank of Boardman.

Frank of Boardman.

Frank of Boardman.


Melina and Cathy of Boardman.

Melina and Cathy of Boardman.

Melina and Cathy of Boardman.


Jim of Boardman.

Jim of Boardman.

Jim of Boardman.


Lori of Boardman.

Lori of Boardman.

Lori of Boardman.


Wayne, Amy and Andrea of Boardman.

Wayne, Amy and Andrea of Boardman.

Wayne, Amy and Andrea of Boardman.


Connie and Kaylee of Boardman.

Connie and Kaylee of Boardman.

Connie and Kaylee of Boardman.


Here are three sisters who all graduated from Trumbull Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Warren. Clockwise from front left are Sue Bishop Blake, an RN who works in the newborn nursery at Bayfront Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.; Gay Bishop Blackann, an RN in the outpatient department at TMH; Joy Bishop Bayless, RN, a retired medical/surgery nurse at Bayshore Hospital in Holmdel, N.J.; and their proud mother, Doris Bishop of Youngstown, who submitted this photo.

Here are three sisters who all graduated from Trumbull Memorial ...

Here are three sisters who all graduated from Trumbull Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Warren. Clockwise from front left are Sue Bishop Blake, an RN who works in the newborn nursery at Bayfront Hospital ...


Loren and Barbara Kindler of Hubbard sent in this photo of their daughter, Nicole Sample, an RN. "Nicole is loved and appreciated by her many patients and is a very dedicated nurse," they said.

Loren and Barbara Kindler of Hubbard sent in this photo ...

Loren and Barbara Kindler of Hubbard sent in this photo of their daughter, Nicole Sample, an RN. "Nicole is loved and appreciated by her many patients and is a very dedicated nurse," they said.


"She went above and beyond the call of duty and always had a smile on her face when I knew she was exhausted ... has a heart of gold ... definitely an angel of mercy," are just some of the comments praising nurse Kim Welsh of McDonald. Welsh was supervisor to Myrtle Banks of Youngstown, who sent in this photo, and provided extra care and compassion when caring for Myrtle's husband, Robert.

"She went above and beyond the call of duty and ...

"She went above and beyond the call of duty and always had a smile on her face when I knew she was exhausted ... has a heart of gold ... definitely an angel of mercy," ...


Pam Carroll of New Middletown, a nurse in the surgery department at St. Elizabeth Health Center, has received Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year at St. E's. Granddaughter Grace Burchfield, also of New Middletown, submitted this photo.

Pam Carroll of New Middletown, a nurse in the surgery ...

Pam Carroll of New Middletown, a nurse in the surgery department at St. Elizabeth Health Center, has received Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year at St. E's. Granddaughter Grace Burchfield, also of ...


Lori Blinsky of Boardman is an RN at Youngstown Development Center in Mineral Ridge. In this photo, sent in by her mother, Maralyn Porter, Lori participates in the Boardman Relay for Life. "She is a breast cancer survivor, besides being a good nurse, great wife and mother to two sons," writes her proud mom.

Lori Blinsky of Boardman is an RN at Youngstown Development ...

Lori Blinsky of Boardman is an RN at Youngstown Development Center in Mineral Ridge. In this photo, sent in by her mother, Maralyn Porter, Lori participates in the Boardman Relay for Life. "She is a ...


Marian Trimble of Struthers writes this about her niece, Kimberly Pallante of Poland: "We are fortunate that Kimberly answered her call to be a nurse. With extraordinary love and compassion, she has served patients in this region for over 30 years. Kimberly treats everyone like one of the family, "on call" 24/7 for anyone in need. Just over one year ago, my husband, Frank, was seriously ill with pneumonia. With her usual expertise and grace, Kimberly continued to guide us through his recovery. Humble in attitude and strong in conviction, she has earned our gratitude and this recognition."

Marian Trimble of Struthers writes this about her niece, Kimberly ...

Marian Trimble of Struthers writes this about her niece, Kimberly Pallante of Poland: "We are fortunate that Kimberly answered her call to be a nurse. With extraordinary love and compassion, she has served patients in ...


"My daughter and thousands of nurses across this country are truly a special breed of people. I am so proud of her accomplishments at 27 years old. Ashley is an assistant nurse manager at University Hospitals Ñ Ahuja in Beechwood, Ohio." So writes Mickey Wolfe of his daughter Ashley Wolfe of Willoughby Hills, formerly of Struthers.

"My daughter and thousands of nurses across this country are ...

"My daughter and thousands of nurses across this country are truly a special breed of people. I am so proud of her accomplishments at 27 years old. Ashley is an assistant nurse manager at University ...


Warriors Inc. Expressions dance team entertains nearly 300 at the 11th annual banquet and fundraiser of ACTION, Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing Our Neighborhoods. The event was Thursday at St. Luke Church hall in Boardman.

Warriors Inc. Expressions dance team entertains nearly 300 at the ...

Warriors Inc. Expressions dance team entertains nearly 300 at the 11th annual banquet and fundraiser of ACTION, Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing Our Neighborhoods. The event was Thursday at St. Luke Church hall in Boardman.


Under the encouraging eyes of his mother, Hattie R. Hudson, 9-year-old Elisha J. Hudson reads his favorite passage from Psalm 23 that begins, “The Lord is my shepherd,” during National Day of Prayer on Thursday. Youngstown and Regional Prayer Team sponsored the event downtown with about 100 participating.

Under the encouraging eyes of his mother, Hattie R. Hudson, ...

Under the encouraging eyes of his mother, Hattie R. Hudson, 9-year-old Elisha J. Hudson reads his favorite passage from Psalm 23 that begins, “The Lord is my shepherd,” during National Day of Prayer on Thursday. ...


Randy Dunn, one of three finalists for YSU president, addresses an open forum Thursday on campus.

Randy Dunn, one of three finalists for YSU president, addresses ...

Randy Dunn, one of three finalists for YSU president, addresses an open forum Thursday on campus.


Trainer Todd Pletcher watches the morning workouts at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. On Saturday, Pletcher has a plethora of contenders in the 139th Kentucky Derby, including Verrazano and Revolutionary.

Trainer Todd Pletcher watches the morning workouts at Churchill Downs ...

Trainer Todd Pletcher watches the morning workouts at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. On Saturday, Pletcher has a plethora of contenders in the 139th Kentucky Derby, including Verrazano and Revolutionary.


Canfield’s Sydney Opladen is safe after stealing second base as Lakeview’s Taylor Waid misses the throw during their game Thursday in Canfield. The Cardinals cruised to a 7-3 win over the Bulldogs behind senior Abby Baker,
who pitched a two-hitter and struck out four batters.

Canfield’s Sydney Opladen is safe after stealing second base as ...

Canfield’s Sydney Opladen is safe after stealing second base as Lakeview’s Taylor Waid misses the throw during their game Thursday in Canfield. The Cardinals cruised to a 7-3 win over the Bulldogs behind senior Abby ...


Donna Van Natten with The Enterprise Center, left, and Valoria Armstrong with Tennessee American Water Co. converse during a job fair Tuesday at the Urban League in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Labor Department reported Thursday that the number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to a seasonally adjusted 324,000 — the fewest since January 2008.

Donna Van Natten with The Enterprise Center, left, and Valoria ...

Donna Van Natten with The Enterprise Center, left, and Valoria Armstrong with Tennessee American Water Co. converse during a job fair Tuesday at the Urban League in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Labor Department reported Thursday that ...


Kent State University’s Matthias Tayala throws the hammer during the state indoor track meet Feb. 16. Tayala, a McDonald High graduate, put up the best mark and earned gold for the Flashes at the Penn Relays on April 24 with a throw of 217.8 feet.

Kent State University’s Matthias Tayala throws the hammer during the ...

Kent State University’s Matthias Tayala throws the hammer during the state indoor track meet Feb. 16. Tayala, a McDonald High graduate, put up the best mark and earned gold for the Flashes at the Penn ...


A fuel truck delivers gas to a station on Mahoning Avenue in Austintown. Drivers have seen gas prices go up
in the Valley, but this is normal for the spring season, according to experts.

A fuel truck delivers gas to a station on Mahoning ...

A fuel truck delivers gas to a station on Mahoning Avenue in Austintown. Drivers have seen gas prices go up in the Valley, but this is normal for the spring season, according to experts.