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Rejected DARE officer looks to lawyer up against Mathews school board

Theresa Hartman, the Hartford Township police officer rejected as DARE officer by Mathews school board for unexplained “personal issues,” says she expects to meet with an attorney to discuss possible litigation against the board.

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Harambee shares African culture with Taft students for Black History Month

A group from Harambee of Youngstown dances at Taft Elementary in Youngstown Friday in celebration of Black History Month.

Mathews school board opposes choice of officer

A letter sent by Superintendent Russell McQuaide to Vienna officials does not explain the district's objection to Officer Theresa Hartman.

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Bus driver applicants undeterred by Wednesday's weather

Jim Brown of Boardman, left, gets some tips on a bus driver's job Wednesday from Jim Harris, who has been a Boardman schools bus driver for the past 10 years.

Boardman teachers will be notified Friday of their 2019-2020 assignments

School officials say the work needed to complete the district’s realignment plan by June 30 is on target.

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Best-selling author speaks to students in Campbell, Youngstown

New York Times best-selling young-adult author Nic Stone visited Campbell Memorial High School on Tuesday afternoon as part of Black History Month.

Job fair for teachers set in Canfield

The Mahoning County Educational Service Center is hosting its annual teacher recruiting event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 4.

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Boardman High recognizes responders, honors Fla. school shooting victims

Boardman High School students cheer after a lockdown drill as first responders walk the halls. The event commemorated the first anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which killed 17 people.

Portman academy nominees reside in several counties including Columbiana, Mahoning, Trumbull

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, recently delivered remarks of congratulations at a reception for his Class of 2019 Service Academy nominees and their families conducted at Ohio National Guard Headquarters.

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Preschoolers prep for Valentine's Day parent party

Williamson Elementary preschooler Estevan Antonetty added googly eyes and a mouth to his Valentine’s Day bag.

Chain of command with school resource officers varies by school

School resource officer programs usually positive amongst local school districts

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17th Penguin Bowl brings ocean to Youngstown, remembers founder ‘Dr. Ray’

“The United States has how many marine sanctuaries?” students were asked in a competition Saturday at Youngstown State University’s Kilcawley Center.

Comp sci summer program for minority men

All Star Code is sponsoring the program in Pittsburgh and NYC.

Davis Family YMCA’s FIVE Squared art show

More than 500 pieces of art are for sale. The only requirement was the size – 5 inches square.

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Local dentists, Choffin students lend skills to help children

Local dentists and Choffin Career and Technical Center students donated their time and skills to Youngstown City Schools students for Give Kids a Smile Day on Friday.