SNAPZ: HOP TO IT!
Here are a few of the Easter memories sent to us for this month’s feature showing fun for the young as well as the young at heart.
Veronica Cionni, who was 5 on Easter 2010, is from Poland. The photo was submitted by her mom, Krissie Cionni.
This is Abby. She is a 6-year-old Cavalier King Charles loved by Denise Loboy of Struthers. She enjoys snuggling up to her stuffed toys and never turns down the chance for a photo op.
This photo of bunny Oliver Sloan from Santa Barbara, Calif., was submitted by Jeri Thomas of Hubbard.
From left, the Zagorsky family, Cheryl, Pam, Diane, David and James Jr., are shown in this 1975 picture.
Gracelyn Elizabeth Gantt, who lives in Windsor, Colo., with her parents, Ron and Brooke Donley Gantt, was hanging out with her grandma, Lynda Devine of Boardman.
Grandma Joan sent this picture of Louie Schiavoni of Boardman. He is the son of state Sen. Joe and Margaret Schiavoni.
Shawn Close was just 4 years old when this picture was taken in 1986 on Milton Street in Alliance. The photo was submitted by his mother, Colleen Close of Beloit.
Dorothy Popio of Struthers is with her mother, Ann Bassetti (also mother of Vindicator sportswriter John Bassetti). A special friend sent this in.
Debbie Cardwell of Denver was just visiting when this picture was taken. Her dad, Lee Cardwell of Poland, submitted it.
Alyssa Santoro sent in this photo of Gianna, Olive, Alyssa, Tara and Ellie, an Easter bunch of cousins..
Here's little Willie, ready to hop to it! Willie, who is owned by Mark and Joanne Green of Boardman, is always ready to deliver a smile to his friends and family.
Here's a photo of a Cuban tree frog taken in a tree in the Boardman back yard of Bert Toth, who says, "Our granddaughter loves frogs, and loves this photo. I had it enlarged and framed for her. She loves nature!"
Bert Toth of Boardman sent this photo in, writing, "This robin made her nest in an ivy potted plant on our deck last spring! My granddaughters love this photo. Thank you for letting me share this miracle of life!"
This photo, taken in 1963, is of Linda Fridley of Niles, left, and Sandra Mitchell of Ellsworth. It was sent in by their mother, Betty Jones. And yes, that's a live bunny in the basket — it was their gift from the Easter Bunny!
Grandpa Ron Garchar of Austintown sent in this photo from Easter 2008 of the Garchar granddaughters: Halle Schuler, Ivy Garchar and Rory Schuler.
Olive and Ellie Kotarski look like they're working together for that big basket of extra-large eggs. Photo submitted by Jason Kotarski.
Gianna Carlucci of Akron beams in her bunny ears. Photo taken and sent in by Sandi Muir of North Jackson.
Rose Marsco sent in this photo of her nephew Jacob Buttar of Niles. She says it's her favorite photo of him.
Owner Brenda Kiddon of Poland sent in this photo of "Echo," her Westie, who scored big with a basket of treats for Easter!
Jaietta Jackson of Youngstown sent in this photo of her mom, Mosetta Jackson of Canfield, her sister, LaTasha Allen of Columbus, and herself. It was taken around 1975.
Here is the Fiorenza family from Canfield, celebrating Easter in 2009 in Hillsboro Beach, Fla. Photo sent in by Billie-Jo Fiorenza.
Katrina Wolfe of Columbiana sent in this photo of her daughter, KayLee Whistler, 14, and her father, Daniel Wolfe Sr., 75, from Easter 2012. That Easter outing and dinner was her father's last one, as he passed away in July 2012, and it was memorable. Katrina writes, "He came rolling ...