Snapz: Vacation Sensations
We asked our readers to send us pictures from their summer vacations, and, while some chose popular spots such as the zoo and Disney World, it didn’t take long to realize that the beach was the place to be. Here are all of the fun-in-the-sun memories we received. Thanks to all who shared their shots.
When Ron, Pam, Keary and AJ Iarussi of Struthers vacationed in Aruba this summer, they found this sign. Obviously the people there have a sense of humor!
Members of Jamie's Dance Force, from left, are Lyndsay Olenych of Boardman High School, Natalie DeGenova of Poland High School, Laura Tinkler of Canfield High School, Joellin Chance of Austintown Fitch High School, and Caprie Klacik of Boardman High School. They were part of the JDF Competition Team had a ...
This is Connor Jeremy Lester, 7 months, on his first trip to the beach at Seaside Heights, N.J. He is the son of Jarid and Nicole Lester of Canfield.
'Six in Myrtle Beach' shows six of the senior dancers on the Jamie's Dance Force Competition Team who were in Myrtle Beach (from left): Laura Tinkler of Canfield High School, Natalie DeGenova of Poland High School, Danielle Sainato of Boardman High School, Leah Callaway of Boardman High School, Brenna Frank ...
Nicholas Colbert enjoyed some time with Winnie the Pooh after a fabulous lunch at the Crystal Palace in Walt Disney World this past summer.
Jerry and Maryann Jurcisin of Coitsville Township celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 9 at Disney World in Florida with their son, Mark Yurcisin, and grandchildren, Andrew, 9 and Elizabeth, 8, of Reno, Nev.
10-year-old AJ Iarussi of Struthers made a surprising discovery while vacationing in Aruba this summer.
Lily Scott of Girard and Caroline and Joey Criscione of Girard are on their beach vacation in Ocean Isle, S.C.
The Carcelli family vacationed in North Myrtle Beach. From left are Dominic and Ryan Carcelli of New Middletown, Gino Carcelli of Ravenna, and Nicholas and Tyler (sitting) Carcelli of (Mayfield Heights.
Karley, 4, and Kira 17 months, McAfoose, daughters of Kimberly and Gary McAfoose of McDonald, made their first trip to the ocean.
Thomas Hull III, 4, and his parents, Larisa and Thomas Hull of Ann Arbor, Mich., spent time this summer visiting his baba, Irene Piwtorak, on the West Side of Youngstown.
Ron, Pam, Keary and AJ Iarussi of Struthers visited the island of Aruba this summer. This license plate there says it all!
Sommer Fasulo, granddaughter of Doris Chianello of Campbell, and Spencer Conway were maried in July in Bermuda.
Members of the Leo Wagner, Frank Kowalczyk and Sam Jackson Jr. families vactioned together in August on the Outerbanks of North Carolina.
Recently Anthony and Nora Pilolli of Boardman spent a week on Figure Eight Island, N.C. with the family of daughter and son-in-law, Sherri and Tom Meyer of Lynchburg, Va. This is a picture of their grandson, Oliver Meyer, checking out the rainbows after a rainy day.
Lilly and Jaccob Simka of North Carolina, grandchildren of Doris Chianello of Campbell, participated in the July marriage of Sommer Fasulo and Spencer Conway in Bermuda.
Corrie Lynn Romesburg, daughter of Darlene Romesburg of Struthers and Steve Romesburg of Warren and a YSU freshman, is shown writing in the sand at Horseshoe Bay in the Bermuda. She traveled to Bermuda to attend the wedding of her cousin.
Kyle Mamounis, 9, was on vacation in Florida in July with his grandparents. This was his first time in the Atlantic Ocean, at Cocoa Beach.
Top, from left, Aaliyah, Lilly ,Selena, Dawon and Rodney; and, bottom, from left, Tony, Elena, Jazmynlee, Briana, India and Giovanni are all enjoying their vacation at Splash Lagoon.
On vacation in Hawaii are, from left, Angie Ferenchak of Westlake; Kenny Ferenchak of Waianae, Hawaii; Cathy Ferenchak of Canfield; and Steve Ferenchak of Canfield.
While visiting in Youngstown this summer, Thomas Hull III, 4, and his parents, Larisa and Thomas Hull of Ann Arbor, Mich., spent time at the Pittsburgh Zoo.
McKenna Sweeney, 4 1/2, of Boardman enjoyed a day Disney World in Florida that included a visit with Mulan!
Members of Jamie's Dance Force Competition Team were in Myrtle Beach in July. They took time out from competing at the Starpower National Talent Competition to make some memories on the beach. Studio owner and director Jamie Cordon is in the center of the back row.
Allison and Lindsay Jones, 4, buried their cousin Isabella's feet in the sand while in Gulf Shores, Ala., in July.
Matthew and Julia Ranno, children of Sam and Donna Rano of Poland, enjoy a camel ride at the Cleveland Zoo.
Yosemite Valley, Calif., taken by Dan Shields of Canfield while visiting national parks and forests.
Brandon Bower of Austintown enjoys a stroll on the beach with his two girls, Brelyn, 4, and Kaelyn, 2.
Joe, Alex and Anthony Weimer of Poland are inside an aircraft carrier at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Cincinnati.
Vacationers are having fun at a new beach on Olive Drive, Saybrook, at Lake Erie. Photo provided by Howard and Suzie Hallas of Poland.
While visiting in Youngstown this summer, Thomas Hull III, 4, and his parents, Larisa and Thomas Hull of Ann Arbor, Mich., spent time at the Pittsburgh Zoo, where he made this friend in the petting area.
'More backs in Myrtle Beach' shows, from left, Laura Tinkler of Canfield High School, Leah Callaway of Boardman High School, and Natalie DeGenova of Poland High School.
Lindsay and Allison Jones, 4, and Samantha Jones, 5, are enjoying their first time at the beach in July in Alabama.
'Backs in Myrtle Beach' shows, from left, Lyndsay Olenych of Boardman High School, Natalie DeGenova of Poland High School, Laura Tinkler of Canfield High School, Joellin Chance of Austintown Fitch High School, Caprie Klacik of Boardman High School and Rylie Jarrett of Boardman High School.
Running races in unusual places: Presidio 10K in San Francisco, Calf. Taken by Dan Shields of Canfield.
Here are Wil Nedostup, his wife, Amy Lushinsky Nedostup, and their boys, Blaise and Alerik. Wil, an Army helicopter pilot, was on leave from Afghanistan, and they vacationed in Panama City, Fla.
Family members traveling to Bermuda in July for the marriage of Sommer Fasulo and Spencer Conway included Corrie Romesburg of Warren, Cheryl Chianello of Poland, Jenna Chianello of Pittsburgh and Shirley Hodnicky of Coitsville.
Kaelyn and Hadyn Bower, 2, children of Brandon and Jackie Bower of Austintown, enjoy their first trip to the beach at Ocean City, Md.
On their first family vacation in August in Ocean City, Md., are Brandon and Jackie Bower of Austintown and their children, Brelyn, 4, and Kaelyn and Hadyn, 2.
Sommer Fasulo, left, and Corrie Romesburg took time out to do some helmet diving to swim with the groupers during their recent trip to Bermuda in July for Sommer's wedding to Spencer Conway. Sommer is a granddaughter of Doris Jean Chianello of Coitsville and a great-niece of Darlene Romesburg of ...
Melissa, Liana and Sean Pregi of Boardman stroll through Little Italy during a family vacation in New York.
This is a picture of Shawn Anthony Marcello, 9 months old, spending his summer vacation in the pool with his daddy, Shawn V. Marcello. Picture was sent by his mommy, Amanda Marcello. They live in Hubbard.
Dan Shields of Canfield vacationed at Flat Tops in Yampa, Colo., while visiting national forests and parks.
Friends Ronnie Hryb, 8, Zachary Hryb, 6, Michael Cougras, 8, and Connie Cougras, 6, enjoy a day at the beach in July.
Michael Cougras, 8, and his sister, Connie, 6, of Poland are at the Chesapeake Bay at Ocean City, Md., in July.
Will Frankford, grandson of Bob and Marilyn Frankford of Girard, is pictured at Bolton Landing in upstate New York. Will is the son of Rob and Lauren Frankford of Ballston Spa, N.Y.
A number of local residents traveled to the home of Karen Chianello Fasulo in Bermuda in July for the marriage of her daughter, Sommer Fasulo, and Spencer Conway. Sommer is the granddaughter of Doris Chianello of Campbell and the late Sam Chianello. Among the relatives making the trip were Corrie ...
Bryan and Karen Gough are 'making sure the ride is safe' for their son, Eli, in the lazy river at the Carribean Resort in Myrtle Beach in July. The picture was taken by Grandma Nancy Gough of Struthers.
MILKING THE SUMMER: Marcus Gromofsky, grandson of Emma Lou Gromofsky of Boardman and the late Bill Gromofsky, learned how to milk a cow at the Canfield Fair while vacationing here. He is the son of Alan and Cindy Gromofsky of Brewster, N.Y.
This picture of Gracie and Jack enjoying Presque Isle was sent by Ray and Mary Pat George of Youngstown.
Among the family members who were in Bermuda in July for the marriage of Sommer Fasulo and Spencer Conway were Joe Fasulo, a resident of Bermuda; Nick Hodnicky of Hubbard; Sommer; Laura, Bermuda; Doris Chianello of Campbell, the bride’s grandmother; and Shirley Hodnicky of Coitsville.
Sunset on Lake Erie in Saybrook, between Geneva-on-the Lake and Ashtabula. Provided by Howard and Suzie Hallas.
Here are Andrew Cvetkovic, 4 1/2, and his sister, Alexandra, 6 months, during their first visit to the beach in September at Myrtle Beach. They are the children of Nikki and Matthew Cvetkovic of Austintown.
Anthony Pannunzio, Dominic Pannunzio and Andrea Pannunzio, all of Mineral Ridge, are preparing to go scuba diving on the island of Curacao in the Netherland Antilles.
Eric and Melissa Pregi of Boardman and their children, Sean and Liana, have just finished a carriage ride in New York's Central Park.
What a catch! Taken at the Outer Banks in North Carolina and provided by Howard and Suzie Hallas of Poland.
Lisa and Dominic Pannunzio, along with their children Andrea and Anthony, enjoy dinner cooked outdoors on the beach on the island of Curacao, part of the Netherland Antilles.
6-month-old Alexandra Cvetkovic, daughter of Nikki and Mathew Cvetkovic of Austintown, looks like she's had enough vacationing She and her family were at Myrtle Beach in September.
Carson John Arfaras, son of John and Lori Arfaras of Canfield, is enjoying playing on the slide when he was on vacation with his family.
Kristen Fechtel, left, and Emily Shipley, two best friends and both of Struthers, were in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on vacation in July.