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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


Mahoning jail lighting to be replaced

The Mahoning County commissioners have approved a $566,607 jail lighting replacement contract.


Liberty trustees say no to medical-marijuana businesses

Trustees bar medical-marijuana facilities from township.


Chairman elaborates on rationale for sales-tax recommendation

Matas said the group agreed to recommend a half-percent sales-tax increase that would raise an additional $12.7 million annually. At the same time, it recommended a reduction in property taxes of $2.7 million.