Cathy Ferenchak is one proud daughter. She sent in this photo of her dad, Joe Demidovich of Boardman, who is 87. He's wearing the hat he wore during World War II, when he served in the U.S. Navy. On the table next to him is a picture from when he was in the Navy, wearing that exact hat. Cathy says her dad is always telling the family stories about when he served, and the family is so proud of him.
Peyton Shultz of New Middletown has some serious thoughts with his hard hat on. Maybe more construction workers should wear puppy-dog hats under their hard hats? Photo sent in by Betty Shultz of Youngstown, Peyton's grandma.
Ava Valentina Acevedo, 3, shows off her hat and her excitement at the Disney on Ice show at the Covelli Centre this spring. She's the daughter of Rob and Toni Acevedo of Boardman. Photo sent in by Nana Paula Shields of Boardman.
Sheree Upright submitted this photo, writing, "This photo is from 1976 of my college roommate, Cindy Harding. I asked her if she had any scarves I could wear to work, and this is what she did. We could not stop laughing."
Cameron Saul, 4, is all dressed up for Easter. His grandma, Cathy Saul of Youngstown, who sent in this photo, said Cameron and his brother Kyle love to dress up fancy. They're the sons of Jayson and Tammy Saul of North Royalton, Ohio.
Cousins enjoy spending time together at the beach. At left is Alyssa Conklin, 4, daughter of Jeff and Celeste Adduci Conklin of Cleveland. With her is Jack Curchin, 2 1/2, son of Graham and Jennifer Conklin Curchin of Chicago. Proud grandparents are: Rob and Sue Conklin of Boardman; Rocco Adduci of Warren; Charlotte Adduci of Poland; and Alex and Cindy Curchin of Joplin, Mo.
This is Ashley Fristik (now Parker) at age 1 1/2 in 1992, wearing her grandpa's hat, which she loved. Twenty years later, her daughter, Aubrey Parker, wears the same hat. Both are from East Palestine. Photo sent in by Pam Crawford of New Waterford, who couldn't bear to throw the hat away and is probably glad she didn't.