The interactive gathering also taught the children age 2 and 3 the basics about bears, such as their eating habits and common personality traits.
He also urged people to vote for a 3-mill police and fire renewal levy on Tuesday’s general-election ballot.
A Boardman resident volunteers for the elderly.
Tori Evans uses the new Bone Zone exhibit at the OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Center for Science & Technology in downtown Youngstown during a recent field trip. The exhibit, which provides illustrations and scientific facts about many of the body’s 206 bones, will be at the center until Jan. 6.
Estimated 50 family members, mental-health experts, therapists and others were on hand for Wednesday’s ribbon-cutting and grand-opening ceremony to usher in the new Potential Development High School for Autism.
Generations of the Schrock family thrive on twinship kinship.
Among those honored was Victoria T. Allen of the ICU Block Watch on the city's South Side.
The casino and thoroughbred racetrack is expected to increase Austintown property values.
Several children and teens also enjoyed the fest’s activities, such as face painting as well as assembling pencil boxes, napkin holders and castles from small building kits.
Wyomissing, Pa.-based Penn National is to operate the facility on 187 acres between state Routes 11 and 46. It should open around September 2014.
Reminder: Violence can break out suddenly anywhere.
Hole in one gets golfer a new car lease
The program, started in 2000, children with leukemia, sickle-cell anemia and other chronic or life-threatening illnesses or diseases a fun-filled day that includes a variety of military exercises.
Radio system connects Boardman schools to safety forces
An accident left an Austintown woman with a lot on her plate.
New library branch cost $2.04 million
The goal for his school project is to raise at least $500 for Easter Seals.
Residents of all ages joined the Saturday rally downtown Youngstown as part of a national network of rallies protesting the not guilty verdict awarded to George Zimmerman and the self-defense law that enabled it. Speakers encouraged protesters to register to vote to as a way to express their feelings about such laws.
The first Military Weekend Appreciation was at the Arms Museum on Wick Avenue
Monday's dig did not turn up the capsule that was buried nearly a half-century ago.
A West Side mom honors her late daughter with a cookbook of heavenly food.
Eight-year-old Naiden Maynard might be too young to take a stand on many issues, but he’s the right age and size to take a stand on a tortoise.
The event will feature stock, super-stock and masters divisions. The top finisher from each division will represent the Youngstown area at the 76th annual All American Soap Box Derby on July 27 in Akron.
One grad intends to enroll at Ohio University this fall to study wildlife and conservation biology.
Joshua Rupe's latest passion is photography, and he has two books in print — both of Mill Creek Park.
Officer Brad Ditullio received the Award of Valor.
Kyle Hogan of Williamsfield, a Youngstown State University freshman engineering student, demonstrates centrifugal force with a spinning tire hung from an axis. First-year engineering students designed, built and demonstrated new prototypes Tuesday for the Oh Wow! Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology.
By SEAN BARRON firstname.lastname@example.org AUSTINTOWN If it’s related to or going on in Austintown,
Willie Lane, 75, gathers with friends and family at Austin Woods Nursing Home, Austintown, to celebrate his lifelong passion of sketches and painting.
That was the main theme of Thursday’s seminar, “Unexpected Emergencies: A First Response Discussion,” at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave.
The two have won numerous awards at local and regional art shows, often competing in the same event.
Students from 15 Northeast Ohio high schools were nominated for and competed in the three-hour event Saturday.
One member's brother was shot to death in Youngstown in 2007.
Organizers hope to raise $100,000 by this spring or summer to keep the 35-year annual spring festival going.
The dress is now six decades old.
The public-library system offers a variety of Baby Brilliant programs for those age 6 months to 5 years.
Anthony Blakes stops at St. Patrick School and Akron Children’s Hospital
Roberta Cykon assists women who want to reinvent their lives.
The gathering for children age 2 to 5 begins at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of each month at the library.
The school bee was the first leg of the 25th annual National Geographic Bee in which participants will compete nationally to win a $25,000 college scholarship.
By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator YOUNGSTOWN Kevin Clark fondly recalls having visited
Friday's meeting was the last for Commissioner John A. McNally IV
The 12-year-old was a tot herself when she started her toy drives.
Beginning last September, Delores Lilko, affectionately known as “Grandma Dee Dee,” began collecting donated bears and other stuffed animals to distribute to residents of area nursing homes and care facilities.
Their main ingredients are teamwork and tradition.
As a Western Reserve Transit Authority bus leisurely rolled through the North Side, 7-year-old Zach Holm changed his mind several times about his favorite set of Christmas lights and decorations he saw.
Brandy Burgess, left, and Amy Rigby show off the yarn ornaments made and sold at Farmer Casey’s Ranch in Coitsville. The facility is operated by the Purple Cat, which provides day-program alternatives to adults with physical and mental challenges.
Leann Rich, manager of education and external relations for the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, poses in the Retro Room at the Arms Family Museum in Youngstown. It is one of seven rooms decorated for the Memories of Christmas Past exhibit, which opens Saturday and continues through Jan. 6.
By SEAN BARRON Special to The Vindicator BOARDMAN Kristen Cartwright fondly recalled her high-
When Kevin Hines was an infant, the groundwork already had been laid for him to eventually jump 220 feet from a famous bridge, enter the water at 75 mph and be sucked 70 feet to 80 feet under the surface — yet realize he was a survivor.