2017 Mother's Day Contest
Here are the pictures we received for this year's Mother's Day Contest, "Mom's the Word." The first picture is the winning entry, showing Karen Jarosz, 65, of Boardman and her mother, Betty Anzevino, 90. As their prize, Karen and Betty received a gift card for $100 for the two of them to enjoy a meal at Bruno’s Restaurant on Route 224 in Poland.
THE WINNER IS: Karen Jaroz, 65, of Boardman, and her mother, Betty Anzevino, 90, of Youngstown, made a trip to New York to ride Jane's Carousel, formerly the Idora Park Carousel.
Pecola Hunter is all smiles as she stands with her daughter, Monica Lynn Traylor, and granddaughter, Tyra Lynn Traylor. The three are all from Youngstown.
Some moms are up for anything, as Christina Habbe of Poland well knows from her amusement-park ride with her mother, Roseann Habbe, also of Poland.
People often remark about how much Ashley Reese of Canfield, right, looks like her mother Jeanette Guittar of Austintown.
Patty Stiegler of Austintown says she cherishes each moment she spends with her mother, Phyllis Pantone, who suffers from Alzheimer's Disease.
Matching sweaters were worn in this photo of Jessica Crawford of Ravenna and her mother, Crystal Lias of Alliance.
Elizabeth Jorgensen spends some time with her mother, Nancy Jorgensen. Both of Waukesha, Wis., Elizabeth says that her mom is the one person in her life who has always been there for her.
Judith Richley of Canfield hosted a pajama party for her granddaughter, Joselyn Richley, 6, of Poland.
This photo from 1971 features Jacquelin Hays of Rogers, and her mother, Roberta Gillam of New Waterford, wearing maxi dresses, a popular style of the day.
Ernestine Townsend of Youngstown enjoys spending time with her mother, Juanita Carlisle, also of Youngstown.
David Hartsock of Columbiana sits with his mother, Barbara Hartsock, also of Columbiana at his son’s wedding.
Jessica Matyas of Cleveland and Dixie Matyas of Youngstown enjoy celebrating Dixie's favorite holiday, St. Patrick's Day, together.
Aristides Papadopoulos of Eagle-Vail, Colo., says his mom, Patricia Papadopoulos, hasn’t missed any of his golf tournaments that he can remember.
Joining for a family photo was Jean Hull of Youngstown along with her daughters, granddaughters and great-granddaughter.
Getting a big squeeze from her daughter, Lucille Mazzocca, is Mary Mazzocca. Both are from Campbell.
Christina Carson, right, of Boardman, joins her mother, Darleen Carson of Berlin Center, for some time together.
Enjoying a special time at Piccadilly Parlour Victorian Tea Room in Canfield were Julie Cancio Harper of Boardman, in back, and, from left, her aunt, Judy Urban of Lordstown; mom Janet Scialabba of Boardman; and sister Jannifer Cancio, also of Boardman.
Mark Phillips, left, and Isaac Beach enjoy some outdoor time with mom, Darla Beach. All are from Girard.
Joan Charlesworth of Zionsville, Ind., shares an exhilirating ride with her mother, Susan Charlesworth of Brownsburg, Ind.
Theresa Semchee and her mother, Norita Morrison, both of Youngstown, spent a past Mother’s Day visiting Fellows Riverside Gardens at Mill Creek MetroParks.
Lilly Armstrong, 8, sent in this photo of her mugging with her mom, Jennifer Armstrong. Both are from Girard.
Grandmother Mary Lou Savon is hugged by daughter Jen Cline and granddaughter Bree Latell. All are from Boardman.
Sandi Weigle of East Palestine shows her affection for daughter Nicole Weigle, also of East Palestine.
Having a "dog"gone good time were Sandi Weigle and her daughter, Nicole Weigle, both of East Palestine.
Celebrating Mother’s Day for the last time as four generations in 2014 were Sevasti Gedra, left, and her infant daughter, Emelia Gedra, both of Cortland, along with Sevasti’s mother, Kaye Hadzigeorge of Warren, and her mother, Arlene Gibbs, now deceased, who had lived in Niles.
Peggy Brewer of Girard, sits with her daughter, Lisa Kuty, in a more recent photo with a now grown up Lisa, right.
Kelly Dangler of Columbiana got together with her mother, Kim Powell of Salem, left, and grandmother, Carol Roher, also of Salem.
Betty Allen, 91, of Cheshire, Conn., and her daughter, Marty Dickinson of Girard, got together last summer at Tupper Lake, N.Y., at a property Betty's grandfather purchased in 1904.
Toni Mattozzi of Austintown celebrated her 50th birthday with a three-generation picture that includes her mother, Blondine Buongrazio of Youngstown, and her children, Michael Raffa of Austintown and Marissa Mattozzi of Charlotte, N.C.
Ann Feaster of Boardman stops by Shepherd of the Valley, Poland, to see her mother, Dorothy Chrobak, who is 89 years young.
Mother of the bride Maribeth Bieber of North Lima and her daughter, Heather Scott of New Waterford, share a quiet moment at Heather's wedding.
Violet Sobinovsky of Austintown enjoys an Easter Sunday visit from her daughter, Karen Evans of Las Cruces, N.M.