SNAPZ: Snow Place Like Home
We received a blizzard of responses to our "Snow Place Like Home" feature this month. Here are all of the pictures we received. Thanks, everyone.
Kalynn Robenolt of Austintown, daughter of Amanda Robenolt, and Ryleigh DeLisio of Boardman, daughter of Abbi DeLisio, enjoy playing in the snow.
There may be 17 years between these two cousins, but they have one thing in common Ñ they both LOVE Snow!! They are Brittany Gamble of Poland and Emma Gamble of Austintown..
SNOW WAY OUT: Justin Mackey of Boardman exits the snow cave that he and his dad created on Spring Garden Court...
Yorkie-Chloe Elizabeth Herman is playing in the snow on a cold and snowy day. Her owners are Mimi and Chris Herman of Chippewa, Pa..
Left, Ashlie Eckman, 10, of Poland, and her best friend, Alaina Fullerman, 9, also of Poland, were playing on the trampoline in the back yard at her grandparentsÕ, Jim and Mary Ann Huesken in Poland..
Cousins Zack Politsky, 16, and Nick Sebastian, 17, both of Poland and juniors at Poland High School, pose with a Browns snowman that was built over Christmas break in the Politsky front yard and was still standing tall at the time this picture was submitted to The Vindicator..
2-year-old Aydan Kotarski of Las Vegas, Nev., played in the snow for the first time during a visit with family in Canfield over the holidays. She is the daughter of Adam and Lori Kotarski..
Alyssa Dill, 6, along with her sister Camie Dill, 3, have some winter time fun building a snowman at their house in Canfield. It was a great way to spend the day off of school.
Friends Annamarie Duda, of Berlin Center, and Raquel Markulin, of Canfield, build a snowman together.
Sinan Emrys Dunn, 18 months, is the son of Drs. Cory (formerly of Liberty Township) and Gulayse Dunn of Istanbul, Turkey, and grandson of Lynn and Dave Dunn of Liberty Township. Grandma says it doesnÕt typically snow there. Sinan didnÕt like it but his daddy did!.
Alex and Nicholas LaPlante enjoyed sledding at the Poland Presbyterian Church right before Christmas..
Dad,Buddy, with daughter Kayla from New Middletown and friend Nathan from Mineral Ridge sledding at Mill Creek Park.
Lauren, Christopher and Bobby Smallwood, all of Canfield., take time out for a photo while riding their snowmobile..
Dee Thomas of Youngstown says her dog Emmett hates the snow. She had custom footies made for him. In the winter, he sits by the door, waits for her to put his footies on, and off they go.
PEEK-A-BOO: With the help of her Uncle Mike, Ashlynn Mason spent her 2nd birthday playing in the snow at Grandma (Laurie) and Grandpa (Mike) FoxÕs house in Lowellville She is the daughter of Beth and Matthew Mason of Salem..
Oscar Wolf Calipari of Buffalo, N.Y., pictured with his uncle, Brian Wolf of Florida, was visiting his grandparents, Brian and Kathy Wolf of Liberty, over the Christmas holiday. The two guys had been tobogganing..
Tyler Vincent Babyak, 15 months, of Safety Harbor, Fla., was at his grandparentsÕ home in Poland for the holidays when he experienced his first snow and sled ride. He is the son of Krista (Bell) and Vince Babyak..
When asked by her mother Sallly Jones what she wanted for lunch one day, Samantha Jones, 5 1/2 of Canfield, said SNOW!
Laura Bell sent this beautiful picture taken art ZedakerÕs Anjon Acres Horses in Poland, saying, ÒI know they arenÕt kids, but they run around and have fun like kids do.Ó Good point, Laura..
Jim Dorney and Frank Matthews of Youngstown were joined by their best friends, Scotty and Barney, for a winter walk in Mill Creek Park..
Hannah LaPlante of Poland went sledding during a family trip to Woods Landing, Wyo., to visit relatives for Christmas..
Aidan T. Radinsky of Canfield was playing in the yard with his daddy and his brother, Nolan P. Radinsky, they decided to build a ÒYankee ManÓ instead of a snowman..
Ann & Alex Wasylychyn of YoungstownÕs West Side get ready to shovel snow at there sonÕs house. Alex is 85-years-old and Ann is 83-years-old.
David LaRosa, 2, went sled riding the first time he played in the snow. He is the son of Danielle and David LaRosa of Boardman..
A.J. Holtzman, 16 months, son of Allen and Mindy Holtzman of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Poland and North Lima, was playing in the snow for the first time. This was a real treat for A.J. because Charlotte rarely gets enough snow to actually play in it..
Landon and Lanie Joyce, ages 3 and 1, of Boardman, built their first snowman of the year with help from their mom and dad, Casie and David Joyce..
From left, Cameron Hevener of Austintown, Nathaniel Smith of Mineral Ridge and Nathan Hevener of Austintown..
CLOSEUP: Jaime Hoefert, 2, is getting to know her new winter friend at Terrytown Gift shop in North Lima..
Reese Whitney Van Brocklin, 21 months, was visiting her grandparents, Harry and Jeanette Van Brocklin of Poland and Mark and Barbara Hall of Philadelphia, recently when she experienced snow for the first time. She is the daughter of Rob and Stephanie Van Brocklin of Odessa, Fla..
Poland residents Alex, John and Nicholas LaPlante, all of Poland, went skiing at the Medicine Bow Ski resort during a recent trip to Wyoming to visit family for Christmas. Also pictured are a cousin, Venice Sheehan, and aunt, Suzie Spencer..
Zoe LaRosa, 4, of Boardman, decided to make a snow angel when she and her brother, David, went sled riding for the first time in Poland. She is the daughter of Danielle and David LaRosa..
GOING DOWNHILL: Ethan Nelson, son of Liz and Scott Nelson of Boardman, had a blast spending the day at his grandparentsÕ, Jay and Karen Gresh of Austintown..
These neighborhood kids built this fort on a Poland Schools snow day. Working very hard as a team on the project are the VanScoter and Walkama children, left to right, Connie, Harrison, Maddison and Mirhanda. The children are both neighbors and very good friends residing on in Poland..
Henry and Sophia Detwiler, of Greensburg, Pa., go sledding. Their grandmother Donna Detwiler of North Lima.
While visiting family in Charlottesville, Va., over the holidays, the Gambles Ñ Mark, Kelli and Emma of Austintown Ñ were surprised to see 22 inches of snow. This was EmmaÕs first time playing in the snow and she absolutely loved it!.
Alyssa and Tara Santoro are enjoying playing on a snow day while off from school at C.H. Campbell in Canfield. They are the daughters of Nick and Amy Santoro..
Matt Chuey and his sister, Sarah, both of Poland, stopped long enough for a picture while picking out the family holiday tree..