Bill Sheldon, an Austintown schools custodian for 18 years, hugs Lynn Kirk Elementary students who created songs, books and poems for him. Sheldon, who was diagnosed with lymphoma in August, is undergoing chemotherapy. His weakened immune system has caused him to change his work assignment.
Hilltop Elementary second-grader Gabriella Smallwood uses a pin art education toy to see what her hand looks like in 3-D.
A collaborative project among the township, school district and Mahoning County Engineer’s office will allow for smoother traffic flow on the Austintown Fitch campus.
Mahoning County residents were a mixed bag of opinions during the Mill Creek MetroParks’ second public hearing on gas and oil drilling.
By Elise Franco email@example.com Austintown The township fire department is asking for
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Canfield The collaboration between Mahoning Safe
Traveling performers showed high school students that math can be fun when paired with humor and catchy tunes.
By Elise Franco email@example.com Youngstown Members of the public pleaded with and demanded
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Youngstown Sisters involved with Nuns on the Bus Ohio are
By Elise Franco email@example.com Austintown A collaboration between the township’s senior
Staff report Canfield A proposed change in the city’s charter regarding council and mayoral
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Canfield If the late Cardinal Joint Fire District Chief
By Elise Franco email@example.com Youngstown The Friends of the Mahoning River hope that
The newest addition to the township fire department’s fleet is 95 years old and hits top speeds of about 20 miles per hour.
Staff report Austintown Crews worked for nearly two days to clean up a creek near Four Mile Run
Holly Podbesek wanted to share her 30-year background in Irish dancing, so she opened a studio right in the heart of the Mahoning Valley.
Fifth-graders at Frank Ohl Intermediate School in Austintown work with Jeff Toth, township police officer, during their Drug Abuse Resistance Education class. A portion of the state’s school report cards was released Wednesday, and the district met 26 of 26 performance indicators. Fifth-grade test scores have been the most difficult to raise, but they met state specifications this year.
A new project at Mill Creek MetroParks Fellows Riverside Gardens is an opportunity for residents to not just view the work but to be a part of it.
Students at Frank Ohl Middle School in Austintown participated in an anti-bullying message from The Hill Brothers, who are performers who travel to schools throughout the region.
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Austintown By the end of the school board’s Tuesday meeting
By Elise Franco email@example.com Austintown An emotionally charged email from school-board
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Austintown A group of art students is leaving its mark on
By ELISE FRANCO email@example.com Canfield Executive Director Clarke Johnson is leaving Mill
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Lake Milton The Wheels and Keels Classic Car and Antique
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By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Austintown The patriotism was palpable as hundreds of people
By Elise Franco email@example.com Canfield Fair board members declared the 166th Canfield Fair
Country music superstar Blake Shelton crooned his way into the hearts of Canfield Fairgoers on Sunday night for the second time in two years.
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Canfield Every Canfield Fair patron’s worst nightmare as
By Elise Franco email@example.com Canfield HE CANFIELD FAIR IS MORE THAN JUST food, animals
Dave Peters of Enhanced Network Solutions makes the final wireless Internet hookups at the Canfield Fairgrounds’ trailer park. Beginning today those staying at the trailer park will be able to purchase Internet access for $10 per day or $30 for the entire six days. Timm Schreiber, fair board member, said if all goes well this year they will look into making the entire fairgrounds wireless.
Staff report Canfield The Vindicator is stepping up its technology-based reporting during this
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Canfield Change remains a constant at the Canfield Fair.
By Elise Franco email@example.com Youngstown Convicted felon Trent Rapp will remain in the
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Austintown Entering middle school at the bottom of the totem
Drug and sex offender Trent Rapp’s arrest for violating probation didn’t surprise some involved in the case against him.
Staff report Austintown Cooperation allowed Austintown and Catholic school administrators to
By Elise Franco email@example.com Boardman Ex-U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. spent four
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Youngstown Dozens of people took to downtown to enjoy
By Elise Franco email@example.com Liberty An Idaho couple and their daughter are desperate to
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Austintown Police detectives and students will have direct
By Elise Franco email@example.com Canfield City residents will have the choice to change the
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Austintown Austintown Local Schools officials are expected
By Elise Franco email@example.com Canfield When Claudia Zacharko was looking to purchase a
Andy Frost III, Austintown assistant fire chief, will handle the duties of chief on an interim basis until the township can afford to hire a full-time replacement for Chief Andy Frost Jr.
By Elise Franco firstname.lastname@example.org Austintown Allison Horvat said she was never afraid during a
Howard Huber grooms Hobie, a Golden Reriever, before the Steel Valley Cluster’s four-day American Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Shows and Obedience Trials at Canfield Fairgrounds. The cluster includes the Mahoning-Shenango Kennel Club, Columbiana County Kennel Club, Beaver County Kennel Club and Fort Steuben Kennel Association.
While many look at the Mahoning River and see a hopeless reminder of what it once was, the Friends of the Mahoning River see opportunity.
Lynn and Derek Novello of Mineral Ridge said their son Mario Novello, 3, was diagnosed shortly after birth with Chromosome 4q Deletion. This means that Mario can’t walk, talk, sit up or eat on his own and has to undergo weekly therapy and monthly doctor appointments.
By Elise Franco email@example.com Canfield Students don’t have to be bookworms or budding