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The 10th annual Summer Sizzler July 12 at Hubbard Community Pool on Hall Avenue was a resounding success. The basket auction grew from 40 baskets the first year to 80 baskets and certificates this year donated by area merchants. Swimming, crafts and food were enjoyed. Other fundraisers this year will be a casino trip on Aug. 16 and a wine tour in October. For information call 330-534-5358.
Added: Sat, July 12, 2014
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Join the Humane Society of Columbiana County from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Animal Resource Complex, 721 E. Pigeon Road, Salem. An instructor from Wonderstruck Artisan Market will teach how to paint a specially designed pet portrait, for all skill levels. Fees are $40 plus tax or $45 for credit card purchases and include art supplies and a take-home painted canvas. Registration is due today. Call 330-332-8622 for information. The puppy, Buffy, above, is available for adoption.
Added: Fri, July 25, 2014
Eight of the Campbell Police Department’s 13 full-time officers elected to take — and passed — a physical-fitness exam Sunday, and each will receive a $1,000 stipend for their efforts. Drew Rauzan, the department’s chief who is pictured at the far right, passed the test as well, but was not eligible for the stipend. Also pictured are, from left, Rob Vukovich, Joe Pavlansky, John Gulu, Bobby Curtis and Mitch Zupko.
Mariah Leskovac, 10, second from left, and her sister, Destiny, 13, third from left, created Mariah’s Destiny to collect donations of new items such as toys and games for sick children. The idea evolved from Mariah’s cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery. The sisters received donations at their church, Trinity Lutheran in Niles, where the Rev. Dee Emmert, left, is pastor. Accepting donations is Sue Neitz, right, stem-cell transplant coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital.
Browns head coach Mike Pettine talks with wide receiver Chandler Jones during practice at the team’s training camp in Berea.
Scrappers baserunner Austin Fisher is tagged out by State College pitcher Kyle Grana when Fisher tried to score on a passed ball in Monday’s game at Eastwood Field in Niles.
Joe and Linda Matulek stand near the wool basket and pie safe inside their antique shop, Cracked Crock in
Canfield. The shop has a variety of items from furniture to antique christening gowns.
A back injury in college inspired Dr. Steven Novicky to become a chiropractor who treats athletes. In 2010, Dr. Novicky created Shockstrips, padding that is added to helmets to protect against concussions and head injuries.
Glenn Fulton, 50, of Youngstown, accused of leading police on a high-speed chase and barricading himself in a Kiwatha Road home, is moved on a stretcher after negotiations with police.