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Luncheon gives CHP stakeholders opportunity to collaborate

The coalition, which received a Drug-Free Communities grant in October 2017, aims to prevent and reduce youth substance use and abuse on the city’s South Side.


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Canfield mom receives Purple Heart for late son

Nanette Dillon of Canfield becomes emotional after receiving the Purple Heart medal on behalf of her son, David Devellin, an Army veteran who was injured in Iraq and who took his own life in June. U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson of Marietta, R-6th, center, delivered the medal Friday at a ceremony at the Canfield Green gazebo, a;so attended by Canfield Mayor Richard Duffett, left.


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State Issue 1 debaters square off on Vindy.com

Shakyra Diaz, left, a state Issue 1 supporter, makes points about the issue during a debate that aired live Wednesday on Vindy.com.

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YMCA Health Fair is set for Wednesday

YMCA Health Fair is set for Wednesday YOUNGSTOWN The YMCA of Youngstown’s Health Fair is from


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700 take steps against stigma in mental illness in Youngstown

People struggling with mental health issues have lived in shadows of shame for too long, said Hope Haney. The Steps Against Stigma Walk on Saturday in Wick Park on the city’s North Side, aimed to help them finally step into the light.


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Sen. Sherrod Brown touts bill to help newborns suffering from opioid withdrawal

Brown expects the bipartisan legislation to be approved Monday by the Senate.


Prostate awareness

Prostate awareness WARREN As part of Prostate Awareness Month this month, Mercy Health is


Two rabid raccoons found in county

Health board advises residents to vaccinate pets, avoid wildlife.


High Holiday food drive

High Holiday food drive YOUNGSTOWN The Jewish Community Relations Council is sponsoring its 28th


Portman looks toward future of GM Lordstown, Northside Hospital

The Republican senator and former trade representative also cites issues with Trump’s approach to tariffs.


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200-plus luminarias represent those lost to overdoses

Luminarias that represent those who lost their lives to drug overdoses in Mahoning County are placed outside the Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown at Ohio Change Addiction Now's International Overdose Awareness Event Friday night.


Warren hospital sued for missing fatal heart attack signs

Brian Crawford, 32, died of a heart attack shortly after a 2016 ER visit.


September events raise awareness of ovarian cancer, symptoms

September — National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month — brings several local events sponsored by the Rose Mary Flanagan Ovarian Cancer Foundation aimed at raising awareness of the deadly disease and the need for early detection for a better chance of survival.


Judge in Sebring lead-notification case to bar ‘mistake’ defense

The judge in the James Bates lead-notification case has ruled that jurors will not be instructed that the former Sebring water department operator can be found not guilty because his failure to notify Sebring water customers of high lead levels was a “mistake of fact.”


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“Cousins for a Cause’ began as ‘Marching for Marianne’

Mary Argiro, left, and her cousin, Marianne Burman, stand outside the Panera business in Austintown. Burman was diagnosed with breast cancer several years ago. They participated in last year’s Panerathon, and will do so again Sunday at the event that begins at the Covelli Centre.


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