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Vigorito failed to teach scheduled water operator classes, document says

Applicants paid $100 each; required classes were not taught; and tests were issued with answer sheets to get fraudulent certificates, bill says.

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County engineer: Slow down traveling on Meridian Road

There will be lots of delays and congestion as Meridian improvements are underway

New sewer project approved for Pineview in Austintown

The Mahoning County commissioners approved building a new sanitary sewer to protect Meander Reservoir.

Campbell council opens door to medical marijuana grower

The business hopes to obtain license from state

Youngstown council OK'd contracts for major street improvement projects

The work includes improvements to Fifth Avenue and Front Street.

WR Port Authority sues airline, seeking return of $361,714

Aerodynamics Inc. flew daily flights for a short time last summer to Chicago out of the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.

Youngstown council will consider legislation Wednesday for improvement projects, including one that won’t start until 2022

The reason for the proposals is to get lengthy design work started this year

Hubbard Council mulls ban on medical marijuana businesses

Proposal would prohibit growth, sale of medical marijuana within city limits.

Agency on Aging 11 opening satellite office in Youngstown

An office to administer services under the new senior levy will open before July 1 in downtown Youngstown, where the agency was located before moving to Niles.

National health, nutrition survey to include Mahoning Co. for first time

Mahoning County will be one of 15 counties in the nation participating in this year’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the county health commissioner announced.

Report: Ohio lags in nation in nursing-home inspections

State officials blame severe understaffing for the poor record

Fate of Niles recovery plan to be decided today

Some council members are not happy with the plan, but may vote for it anyway

Sheriff’s captain becomes Hazmat chief

Capt. Stephen Szekely Jr. of the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office is the county’s new Hazmat Team chief.

More road money needed, engineer says

‘Do we want to pay more? No, but we have to,’ for road maintenance, Mahoning County engineer says.

A city commission recommended a tattoo parlor be permitted to open near Youngstown State University

The front of the business would be an art gallery and the rear would be a tattoo parlor