ORCHID: For the Chevy Cruze hitting an all-time sales high in June with 32,871 vehicles being sold. The number of cars sold increased 73 percent compared with June of last year, eclipsing the former monthly sales record of 25,975 set last August.
ORCHID: To Warren City Schools and the City of Warren for developing three new sand volleyball courts that were dedicated recently at Perkins Park. The ball got rolling a few years ago by former Warren G. Harding volleyball coach Stephanie Shimko and Warren businessman John Lacey.
ONION: To the people who vandalized the Jefferson K-8 building recently. The windows to an excavator were broken and several pieces of insulation foam were destroyed, and glue was found in gas tanks of a heavy equipment machine. The word "T-RAW" was spray-painted on a rear wall of the school.
ORCHID: To Tony Napolet, who coached in the area for 29 seasons at Niles McKinley and JFK, for being inducted into the Ohio High School Coaches Hall of Fame recently in Columbus.
ORCHID: To a local Girl Scout who held a walk and collection recently at the Eastwood Mall as part of her Gold Award project. Maddy LaPolla, 17, a senior at John F. Kennedy High School and daughter of Ken and Judi LaPolla, said the Stop the Stigma mental health awareness walkathon included 40 participants walking inside the mall. To participate, walkers were asked to bring in donations of nonperishable, health and hygiene items and cleaning products that will be given to Beatitude House and Trumbull County Children Services.
ORCHID: To a Brookfield company that has come to the assistance of area man who is in need of a kidney transplant. TMK IPSCO Co. presented a $500 check to Joshua Weidner, 20, of Greenville, Pa., who is in need of a kidney transplant.