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Former “Survivor” star wants to bring Warriors of Purpose to Covelli

Rodney Lavoie works with other reality TV stars to fight mental health issues, bullying and drug addiction.


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Quick-response team should help with overdose epidemic, officials say

The attorney general’s office awarded Mahoning County $125,000 to help establish the team.

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2 settlement agreements pay Trumbull County $345,000 for problems with Vienna sewer project

2 settlement agreements pay Trumbull County $345,000 for problems with Vienna sewer project


Celebrities react to news of death of comedian Jerry Lewis at 91

Millions loved him, Whoopi Goldberg tweeted


Local veteran chapters pitch memorial to township board

Township trustees moved to review a plan drawn up by Disable American Veterans for a Middle East veterans memorial


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Mahoning sheriff expands day-reporting program in response to state law

The law will exempt certain non-violent felons from prison time.


Liberty trustees OK additional roads employee

Trustee Jodi Stoyak opposes hire.


Austintown trustees award lower bid contract than 2016 on road resurfacing

After a successful holiday, trustees reflect on the events of the city’s Fourth of July and approve a new road resurfacing contract


Niles council debates latest version of recovery plan

The mayor indicated he may call several emergency meetings within the next few days to assure the legislation passes on time.


Girard city officials cite steps to plug general-fund deficit

By SARAH LEHR slehr@vindy.com GIRARD Officials say the city is taking steps to plug its


Commissioners vote to expand courthouse restoration

County also will replace lighting in juvenile justice center


Youngstown board awarded a $912,093 contract to pave six city streets

The work will start in two to three weeks and take up to 60 days to complete


Youngstown council members support a management contract for amphitheater, but will wait until July to vote

Council members want to discuss the proposals further before voting on contracts


Youngstown receives only 1 bid below estimate for street projects

The project will be done in August and take about two weeks to finish