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Struthers Municipal Court underwent major changes in 2018

The court added specialty dockets, new equipment and video arraignment.

Youngstown council rejects proposed deal with police patrol union

The issue was a provision that would add $246,216 in additional costs in December 2020

Canfield Council OKs spending $150K on comprehensive land-use plan

The 12- to 18-month assessment would coordinate the organizational goals of the city, township, and local schools.

Campbell officials clash over finances, attitudes

The council voted down raises for three employees until the state of the city’s finances becomes more clear.

Trumbull recycling director leaving May 1

Trumbull recycling director leaving May 1

Commissioners sitting on plate-fee measure

The $5 fee would generate up to $1.5 million strictly for road and bridge improvements.

Youngstown council to consider $500 fee to pick up garbage from major property clean-outs

Council is expected to reject a report recommending raises for its police patrol union

Green Team eyes more curbside recycling

The plan would discontinue recycling drop-off services in several incorporated municipalities where the proposed curbside recycling carts would duplicate services.

Patrolman Chad McGarry promoted to sergeant

RJ Thompson leads Liberty branding project

Struthers council discusses problem house, old feuds reignite

Council aims to force the owner of a long vacant, unfinished house to finish his project or lose it.

Youngstown council authorizes contract for design work on downtown streets

The city received a $10.85 million federal grant for the street improvements

Campbell Council votes to put renewal levy on November ballot

The 5-year, 3.5 mill property tax levy renewal was originally passed in 2010 and funds the city’s operations.

Downtown business to replace its outdoor patio

The building owner wanted to do more improvements, but postponed them

Struthers City Council approves budget, announces roads to be resurfaced

Council also announced dates for several city-wide events