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Here are the pictures we received for this year's Father's Day Photo Contest. Thanks to all who participated.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER: It's thumbs-up for Kurt DiLisio and his two sons, Gino, 5, and Rocco, 7, as they get ready to ride the Beetle Bounce during a visit to Legoland in April 2013. Kurt's wife, Jennifer, submitted the winning photo. The family lives in Canfield. As the winners of this year's photo drawing, the guys will share $100 in gift certificates from the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, good toward the purchase of game tickets, merchandise and food.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER: It's thumbs-up for Kurt DiLisio and his two sons, Gino, 5, and Rocco, 7, as they get ready to ride the Beetle Bounce during a visit to Legoland in April 2013. Kurt's wife, Jennifer, submitted the winning photo. The family lives in Canfield. As the winners ...


Karl Hartzell of Youngstown and his dad, Ken of Austintown, are celebrating Karl's birthday in 2013. Sent by mom and wife Linda.

Karl Hartzell of Youngstown and his dad, Ken of Austintown, are celebrating Karl's birthday in 2013. Sent by mom and wife Linda.


Christopher Calfee with his son, Brandon, catching Brandon's first fish May 31 at Evans Lake in Canfield. Sent by Nana Wittenauer of Youngstown.

Christopher Calfee with his son, Brandon, catching Brandon's first fish May 31 at Evans Lake in Canfield. Sent by Nana Wittenauer of Youngstown.


Kevin Dominic with his son, Vincent, both live in Youngstown, sent by Judy Dominic of Hubbard, VincentÕs grandmother.

Kevin Dominic with his son, Vincent, both live in Youngstown, sent by Judy Dominic of Hubbard, VincentÕs grandmother.


Taken on Father's Day six years ago, this is grandfather Donato Buccino, son Patsy Buccino and grandson Danny Buccino. Submitted by Irene Buccino.

Taken on Father's Day six years ago, this is grandfather Donato Buccino, son Patsy Buccino and grandson Danny Buccino. Submitted by Irene Buccino.


David and Dante DiRusso sharing a laugh at Dante's wedding.

David and Dante DiRusso sharing a laugh at Dante's wedding.


AJ Aponte is holding his son Li'l AJ for the first time. Submitted by Milly Aponte of Youngstown.

AJ Aponte is holding his son Li'l AJ for the first time. Submitted by Milly Aponte of Youngstown.


Patrick Huly with his son, Ethan, at the Magic Kingdom.

Patrick Huly with his son, Ethan, at the Magic Kingdom.


Altar boy, Tommy Dailey, with his father, Joseph E. Dailey, in 1956, are preparing to attend a Mass to honor fathers on Father's Day at St. Christine Church in Youngstown. Tommy's father is his hero.

Altar boy, Tommy Dailey, with his father, Joseph E. Dailey, in 1956, are preparing to attend a Mass to honor fathers on Father's Day at St. Christine Church in Youngstown. Tommy's father is his hero.


Jerry McNally of Youngstown, center, with sons Sean McNally of Powell, Ohio, left, and Breen McNally, also of Youngstown, at the annual Army/Navy football game in Philadelphia. Breen and Sean took their father to the game for his birthday. They also celebrated BreenÕs upcoming wedding.

Jerry McNally of Youngstown, center, with sons Sean McNally of Powell, Ohio, left, and Breen McNally, also of Youngstown, at the annual Army/Navy football game in Philadelphia. Breen and Sean took their father to the game for his birthday. They also celebrated BreenÕs upcoming wedding.


Seamus Krompegel is helping his dad, Sean Krompegel of Canfield. Submitted by Grandpa Jack Krompegel..

Seamus Krompegel is helping his dad, Sean Krompegel of Canfield. Submitted by Grandpa Jack Krompegel..


Father and son, Harry L. Johnson III and Harry Liam Johnson are at daddyÕs office in City Hall. Sent by Jaci Johnson.

Father and son, Harry L. Johnson III and Harry Liam Johnson are at daddyÕs office in City Hall. Sent by Jaci Johnson.


Harry L. Johnson III, Gabby and Harry Liam Johnson are at a Sunday jazz concert at Chalet Debonne Winery. Sent by Jaci Johnson.

Harry L. Johnson III, Gabby and Harry Liam Johnson are at a Sunday jazz concert at Chalet Debonne Winery. Sent by Jaci Johnson.


Zack and Brian Krichbaum, both of Columbus, with Dad, Scott Krichbaum of Boardman, had a good time smoking cigars in Washington D.C.

Zack and Brian Krichbaum, both of Columbus, with Dad, Scott Krichbaum of Boardman, had a good time smoking cigars in Washington D.C.


Benjamin A. Howard Sr. of North Jackson and Benjamin A. Howard Jr. of Norfolk, Virginia. The picture on the left was taken in 1997 at a Boy Scout dedication, and the picture on the right was taken in 2012 at Ben Jr.Õs US Navy graduation from Boot Camp. Sent by Joyce E. Howard.

Benjamin A. Howard Sr. of North Jackson and Benjamin A. Howard Jr. of Norfolk, Virginia. The picture on the left was taken in 1997 at a Boy Scout dedication, and the picture on the right was taken in 2012 at Ben Jr.Õs US Navy graduation from Boot Camp. Sent by ...


Luca Comichisto, now 8, and his father Christofer Comichisto. They live in Cortland. Grandfather is Lio Comichista of Girard. Sent by grandmother, Bice Comichista.

Luca Comichisto, now 8, and his father Christofer Comichisto. They live in Cortland. Grandfather is Lio Comichista of Girard. Sent by grandmother, Bice Comichista.


Emil Dulovich with his son, Richard, of Youngstown.

Emil Dulovich with his son, Richard, of Youngstown.


Jerome Givens and his son Isiah are agreeing they are Number One!

Jerome Givens and his son Isiah are agreeing they are Number One!


Jerome Givens with his sons Maleik, left, and Isiah.

Jerome Givens with his sons Maleik, left, and Isiah.


Don Newell Jr. with his son Hunter are enjoying Memorial Day.

Don Newell Jr. with his son Hunter are enjoying Memorial Day.


Don Newell Jr. and his Dad, Don Sr. from Hubbard.

Don Newell Jr. and his Dad, Don Sr. from Hubbard.


Dan Schiavoni chilling with his daughters, Kaylea and Carmella. Sent by Dan’s mother, Joan Schiavoni of Boardman.

Dan Schiavoni chilling with his daughters, Kaylea and Carmella. Sent by Dan’s mother, Joan Schiavoni of Boardman.


Lt. Col. Eric Turnbull is an every day hero who reads to children at school and teaches elementary children about VeteranÕs Day. He never complained about spending a year in Iraq, when he earned a Bronze Star. He just celebrated 30 years active duty with the Air Force. Faith Turnbull of Spring City, Pa., says he is the best dad Ñ always patient and smiling.

Lt. Col. Eric Turnbull is an every day hero who reads to children at school and teaches elementary children about VeteranÕs Day. He never complained about spending a year in Iraq, when he earned a Bronze Star. He just celebrated 30 years active duty with the Air Force. Faith Turnbull ...


Michael Cole, 8 months, attended his first Cleveland Indians game May 20 with Daddy, Joe Cole. Sent by Mommy, Jill Cole. All live in Boardman.

Michael Cole, 8 months, attended his first Cleveland Indians game May 20 with Daddy, Joe Cole. Sent by Mommy, Jill Cole. All live in Boardman.


Here are Mike Pero of Youngstown and his son, Michael Pero of Austintown.

Here are Mike Pero of Youngstown and his son, Michael Pero of Austintown.


 "We nominate our Dad, Mike for the annual Father's Day photo contest. He has done everything for us and we really appreciate it!" Submitted by Matt and Greg Villanueva.

"We nominate our Dad, Mike for the annual Father's Day photo contest. He has done everything for us and we really appreciate it!" Submitted by Matt and Greg Villanueva.


Cindy Martz sent this photo of these two handsome fellows ready to tackle those blades of grass!

Cindy Martz sent this photo of these two handsome fellows ready to tackle those blades of grass!


Josh Morales of Campbell and Branden Morales of Boardman with their father, Andres Morales of Campbell, enjoyed a visit to Sea World  on June 22, 1986.

Josh Morales of Campbell and Branden Morales of Boardman with their father, Andres Morales of Campbell, enjoyed a visit to Sea World on June 22, 1986.


Proud Papa Ken Tirpack of Boardman with his grandsons, Gavin Ward, 8, and Andy Ward, 6, both of Poland, are ready for the first day of school at St. Charles in 2013. Sent by Jen Ward.

Proud Papa Ken Tirpack of Boardman with his grandsons, Gavin Ward, 8, and Andy Ward, 6, both of Poland, are ready for the first day of school at St. Charles in 2013. Sent by Jen Ward.


Ryan Ward: Andy Ward, 6, and his dad Ryan Ward, enjoyed a rare quiet moment together in their front yard in Poland. Sent by Jennifer Ward.

Ryan Ward: Andy Ward, 6, and his dad Ryan Ward, enjoyed a rare quiet moment together in their front yard in Poland. Sent by Jennifer Ward.


Justin Pounds and son, Jayson Pounds, both from Warren, are enjoying quality time. Sent by Janet Pounds.

Justin Pounds and son, Jayson Pounds, both from Warren, are enjoying quality time. Sent by Janet Pounds.


David and Dante DiRusso share a laugh at Dante's wedding, sent by Rebecca DiRusso.

David and Dante DiRusso share a laugh at Dante's wedding, sent by Rebecca DiRusso.


 Both Gene DeChristofaro Jr. and his son Gene DeChristofaro III live in Girard.

Both Gene DeChristofaro Jr. and his son Gene DeChristofaro III live in Girard.


Very special coach and dad Bill Timmerman is shown with his adopted special-needs children in their Challenger baseball picture. Sent by mom, Sandee Timmerman.

Very special coach and dad Bill Timmerman is shown with his adopted special-needs children in their Challenger baseball picture. Sent by mom, Sandee Timmerman.


Here are Marlena and Bill Timmerman, sent by Sandee Timmerman.

Here are Marlena and Bill Timmerman, sent by Sandee Timmerman.


Bill Timmerman and Marcus Timmerman, submitted by wife and mother, Sandee Timmerman.

Bill Timmerman and Marcus Timmerman, submitted by wife and mother, Sandee Timmerman.


Anthony Camuso: Anthony Camuso of Canfield, and his son, Georgie, 5, just horsing around like they usually do, says proud wife and mom Rachel E. Camuso.

Anthony Camuso: Anthony Camuso of Canfield, and his son, Georgie, 5, just horsing around like they usually do, says proud wife and mom Rachel E. Camuso.


Warren Harrell Jr. with his son Jerome Harrell. Jerome says his dad is his role model.

Warren Harrell Jr. with his son Jerome Harrell. Jerome says his dad is his role model.


Jonathan Zyznar of Poland and his son, Mason Zyznar, 2, last fall.

Jonathan Zyznar of Poland and his son, Mason Zyznar, 2, last fall.


Chad Burbrink of Fort Wayne, Ind., is shown with his father Steve Burbrink of Canfield.

Chad Burbrink of Fort Wayne, Ind., is shown with his father Steve Burbrink of Canfield.


Here are two happy fellows, Nathan Cox and his son, Zane, 8 months old.

Here are two happy fellows, Nathan Cox and his son, Zane, 8 months old.


Nick and Ed Horvath live in Youngstown.

Nick and Ed Horvath live in Youngstown.


This is Nick and Ed Horvath of Youngstown.

This is Nick and Ed Horvath of Youngstown.


In front, from left, are Santino Jorge, ring bearer and Alex Jorge. And in back are Joseph Jorge on his wedding day, and Michael Jorge, father of all three boys. Sent by grandma, Renee Bero at her grandsons' request.

In front, from left, are Santino Jorge, ring bearer and Alex Jorge. And in back are Joseph Jorge on his wedding day, and Michael Jorge, father of all three boys. Sent by grandma, Renee Bero at her grandsons' request.


Todd Mattozzi with his daughter Marissa Mattozzi, who live in Austintown. They are two peas in a pod and Marissa will always be daddy's little girl no matter how old she gets!! Sent by wife and mom, Toni Mattozzi.

Todd Mattozzi with his daughter Marissa Mattozzi, who live in Austintown. They are two peas in a pod and Marissa will always be daddy's little girl no matter how old she gets!! Sent by wife and mom, Toni Mattozzi.


Mallory and Doug Vaclav of Canfield.

Mallory and Doug Vaclav of Canfield.


Ethan Sheets, 8, with his dad, Chris Hartman, of Canfield, having a fun day at great-grandma's house. Sent by Nana Lani Hartman.

Ethan Sheets, 8, with his dad, Chris Hartman, of Canfield, having a fun day at great-grandma's house. Sent by Nana Lani Hartman.


From left are Grandpa John Boris Sr. of Boardman and grandson, Michael Kinkela of Poland; and Albert Kinkela Sr. of Lowellville, grandpa to Albert Kinkela Jr. of Poland. Sent by Michael Kinkela.

From left are Grandpa John Boris Sr. of Boardman and grandson, Michael Kinkela of Poland; and Albert Kinkela Sr. of Lowellville, grandpa to Albert Kinkela Jr. of Poland. Sent by Michael Kinkela.


John Dankovich of Sunbury, Ohio, with his dad, Alex Dankovich of Canfield.

John Dankovich of Sunbury, Ohio, with his dad, Alex Dankovich of Canfield.


Michael J. Grace Sr. of Youngstown, and Marcus J. Grace Sr. of Columbus.

Michael J. Grace Sr. of Youngstown, and Marcus J. Grace Sr. of Columbus.


Mark Phillips of Girard, with his son, Anthony Phillips.

Mark Phillips of Girard, with his son, Anthony Phillips.


These two are ready for a Pirates game, with baseball ready to throw. Submitted by Alexandra Portwood.

These two are ready for a Pirates game, with baseball ready to throw. Submitted by Alexandra Portwood.


Lori Gerner of East Palestine says, "The best way to see these United States is on a Harley," riding with her dad, Chuck Cavanaugh of New Middletown.

Lori Gerner of East Palestine says, "The best way to see these United States is on a Harley," riding with her dad, Chuck Cavanaugh of New Middletown.


Avery Motzko with his Dad, Garrett Motzko enjoyed a Scrapper's game in 2012.  Sent by Avery's  grandma and Garrett's mom, Sharon Landis of Warren. This is one of his favorite memories and treasured pictures.

Avery Motzko with his Dad, Garrett Motzko enjoyed a Scrapper's game in 2012. Sent by Avery's grandma and Garrett's mom, Sharon Landis of Warren. This is one of his favorite memories and treasured pictures.


This is Jack Novicky of New Middletown, and his granddaughter Cecelia Grope, sent by Jack's daughter, Allison Grope of Boardman.

This is Jack Novicky of New Middletown, and his granddaughter Cecelia Grope, sent by Jack's daughter, Allison Grope of Boardman.


Mark Bregar of Columbiana, his son, Nathan and Mark's father, Kerry Bregar of New Middletown. Three generations submitted by Nicole Bregar, Mark's wife.

Mark Bregar of Columbiana, his son, Nathan and Mark's father, Kerry Bregar of New Middletown. Three generations submitted by Nicole Bregar, Mark's wife.


Raeann DelFratte with her dad, Tom.

Raeann DelFratte with her dad, Tom.


Tom DelFratte with his daughter, Raeann.

Tom DelFratte with his daughter, Raeann.


Nick Hrbolich with his son Noah.

Nick Hrbolich with his son Noah.


Jerry Ambrosia with his grandson, Dominic Ambrosia, at Dominic's uncle Michael's wedding in Cleveland last August.

Jerry Ambrosia with his grandson, Dominic Ambrosia, at Dominic's uncle Michael's wedding in Cleveland last August.


Jeff Musser of Hubbard and his son, Adam Musser, 3, of Howland, taken in August 1984. Sent by Adam.

Jeff Musser of Hubbard and his son, Adam Musser, 3, of Howland, taken in August 1984. Sent by Adam.


Themistocles "Tom" Tsarnas is with Logan Tsarnas of New Middletown.

Themistocles "Tom" Tsarnas is with Logan Tsarnas of New Middletown.


Danny Saulsberry: Danny L. Saulsberry, who is no longer here, is pictured with his daughter, Alicia Saulsberry. He was Alicia's best friend, and will be missed. Happy Father's Day, Dad.

Danny Saulsberry: Danny L. Saulsberry, who is no longer here, is pictured with his daughter, Alicia Saulsberry. He was Alicia's best friend, and will be missed. Happy Father's Day, Dad.


Happy Father's Day to Calvin Williams, with love from Tavia and Kiley. Sent by Kiley Williams of Youngstown.

Happy Father's Day to Calvin Williams, with love from Tavia and Kiley. Sent by Kiley Williams of Youngstown.


Sophia with her baby brother, Quinn, 3 months, are spending Christmas Eve with their daddy, Joshua. Submitted by Nana Barb Barringer.

Sophia with her baby brother, Quinn, 3 months, are spending Christmas Eve with their daddy, Joshua. Submitted by Nana Barb Barringer.


Sophia, 3, tells her daddy, Joshua Barringer of Canfield, "That's okay daddy, I will get it." Sent by Grandma, Barb Barringer.

Sophia, 3, tells her daddy, Joshua Barringer of Canfield, "That's okay daddy, I will get it." Sent by Grandma, Barb Barringer.


Tony Chance of Sharpsville, Pa., enjoyed Father's Day in 2013 with his son Jack Chance, 2. This was the first time Jack went under the sprinkler and he and his dad had a blast! Sent by Mary Ellen Chance of Youngstown.

Tony Chance of Sharpsville, Pa., enjoyed Father's Day in 2013 with his son Jack Chance, 2. This was the first time Jack went under the sprinkler and he and his dad had a blast! Sent by Mary Ellen Chance of Youngstown.


Ron Benson (Popi) is with Joey of Newton Falls.

Ron Benson (Popi) is with Joey of Newton Falls.


Father and daughter are at Vero Beach, a moment April Symonds, wife and mom, will never forget.

Father and daughter are at Vero Beach, a moment April Symonds, wife and mom, will never forget.


This photo is Donald Cononico with his daughter, Jacquelyn.

This photo is Donald Cononico with his daughter, Jacquelyn.


Earl Reynolds is shown with his daughter, Angelique Reynolds in Charlotte.

Earl Reynolds is shown with his daughter, Angelique Reynolds in Charlotte.


Max Prizant and his dad celebrating after Max broke the school pole vault record. His dad has coached him for four years. Lots of hours of practice resulted in great success and this celebration.

Max Prizant and his dad celebrating after Max broke the school pole vault record. His dad has coached him for four years. Lots of hours of practice resulted in great success and this celebration.


A family divided: Brian, Travis and Tyler Denmeade are Browns fans and Joshua Denmeade is the Steelers fan.

A family divided: Brian, Travis and Tyler Denmeade are Browns fans and Joshua Denmeade is the Steelers fan.


Johnny Steele is with Alexis and Jaxon.

Johnny Steele is with Alexis and Jaxon.


 John P., John J. and Luke J. Vanca make three generations, all of Campbell.

John P., John J. and Luke J. Vanca make three generations, all of Campbell.


John J. Vanca is with his son Luke in 2005 on Luke's first birthday. Both reside in Campbell.

John J. Vanca is with his son Luke in 2005 on Luke's first birthday. Both reside in Campbell.


 Gathered, from left, are Stephen Pacheco holding his son, Stephen Q. of Canfield; Papa Will holding grandson, Alec Will; and Vincent Pacheco with his son Vincent Jr. of Pittsburgh. The photo was taken at a July 4 picnic at PapaÕs house. Sent by Grandma Aida.

Gathered, from left, are Stephen Pacheco holding his son, Stephen Q. of Canfield; Papa Will holding grandson, Alec Will; and Vincent Pacheco with his son Vincent Jr. of Pittsburgh. The photo was taken at a July 4 picnic at PapaÕs house. Sent by Grandma Aida.


Three generations of Pavlanskys are Joseph, 91; Joseph, 33; and Dennis, 60. All are of Campbell.

Three generations of Pavlanskys are Joseph, 91; Joseph, 33; and Dennis, 60. All are of Campbell.


John Liposchak of North Jackson is with his daughter, Patti Carano of Lordstown, on a cruise in the Caribbean.

John Liposchak of North Jackson is with his daughter, Patti Carano of Lordstown, on a cruise in the Caribbean.


Michael Billy, is coaxing his son, Gabriel, who just turned 2, to jump into the pool to "Daddy will catch you. Don't be afraid." After a few minutes he jumped. Taken at the Hilton Garden Inn in Blue Ash, Ohio, by Grandma Jean Billy.

Michael Billy, is coaxing his son, Gabriel, who just turned 2, to jump into the pool to "Daddy will catch you. Don't be afraid." After a few minutes he jumped. Taken at the Hilton Garden Inn in Blue Ash, Ohio, by Grandma Jean Billy.