Austintown recently implemented a drug policy for new hires, Boardman is considering a new hire policy and Canfield has no drug policies in place.
Parents, schools, law enforcement and area agencies are taking a proactive approach at battling the drug problem in the suburbs.
The Boardman student newspaper, The Boardman Bugle switched to an online only format and readership is flourishing.
St. Patrick's Day Parade to unite the Irish and non-Irish.
Reed Metzka of New Middletown shows off an antique Fitch whiskey bottle. Some of his antique milk bottles are displayed behind him.
The police department now has two houses for dogs in instances where they have no place to go.
Dozens of firefighters from multiple area departments, along with family and friends, said goodbye to Edwin “Sonny” Chinowth, former chief of the Western Reserve Joint Fire District, during his funeral service Friday. Chinowth died Sunday. He was 77.
The Canfield Robotics Team worked diligently on a snow day to finish their robot before a midnight deadline.
Students from Boardman High School took the first-place regional trophy recently for the National Ocean Sciences Bowl at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. The group includes, from left, Megan Banks, Luke Carabbia, Kaye Moyer, Jimmy Jones and Matt Stark. They are preparing for the finals event that will take place in Seattle in May.
The chairwomen for the Austintown bond issue committee say the largest issue they face in educating the public on the bond are misconceptions about it and other issues.
Cheryl Deibel's quilted creations are now on display at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
An assistant wrestling coach at Austintown Middle School was arrested early Saturday for multiple charges.
Jenny, a domestic short hair calico, looks out from a cat tree at Second Chance Animal Rescue in Austintown. Jenny has been living at the rescue for nearly a year, since March 2013.
The report by the department of education, released in January, evaluated every aspect of the operation at Austintown from November 20-21.
Austintown police Lt. Ronald DeAmicis retires after 32 years on the job.
A Canfield graduate and her team from Carnegie Mellon won first place at the Disney Imagineering competition this week.
Former champion boxer, Kelly Pavlik, suffered a seizure while at his pretrial for a petty theft charge on Friday.
Mill Creek MetroParks employees clear the snow off the Lily Pond on Thursday. Some areas of the ice are about 8 inches thick.
The Austintown board of education voted 5-0 to place a bond issue on the May ballot.
Tim Smith, author of the Buck Wilder series, spoke to students to get them excited about reading.
Six suspected prostitutes plead not guilty. All six women caught in a sting in Austintown
Three Austintown Firefighters sworn in, veteran receives home Three Austintown
Chick-fil-A and McDonald's on U.S. Route 224 will relocate
William Kofalt dresses as a puppy to get customers driving down U.S. Route 224 and Market Street into the store.
Lane Life Trans ambulance service and Austintown Fire Department received the ambulance to serve only the Austintown community on Saturday.
Austintown police arrested four men after a pharmacy called them on a fake prescription attempting to be filled on Saturday.
John Dellick's felony offense of aggravated assault was dismissed at his preliminary hearing on Monday.
The Poland Village Gardeners created a brochure with 75 homes on the list as 19th-century buildings.
Caitlin Yager, 19, of Canfield died in a car crash on Dec. 26. Cardinal Mooney will have a special Mass for her at 10 a.m. today.
School closings could be expected with below zero temperatures next week.
Mothers of Briella Corrine de Blok and Kaysen Berdine gave birth just 27 minutes apart.
When you ask the future mayor of Youngstown how it feels to take on the position, his response is pure excitement, despite his long list of priorities.
Multiple firefighters from the Western Reserve Joint Fire District received the awards.
The arrests came after the men were spotted inside a Boardman home early Sunday.
Lexi Cintron of Austintown, an eighth-grader at Austintown Middle School, and her social studies teacher, Jaclyn Elias, organize toys and gifts donated to Lexi's Holiday Helpers. Lexi has been collecting toys for less fortunate kids in the community since she was 6. She and her classmates will donate the toys to the Rescue Mission.
The basketball court at Canfield Village Middle School is dedicated to Ken Reel, a longtime teacher and coach who died of cancer in June. A game between the Canfield and Hubbard girls teams tipped off after Tuesday’s ceremony.
A city charter review commission is meeting to resolve any issues
The Austintown band will host a chili cook-off and concert series on Sunday to honor and support veterans.
From Nov. 4 through Nov., students at Hilltop Elementary School in Canfield participated in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math week.
Canfield council and the mayor defended their pre-election efforts
Did the school board violate the state's Sunshine Law?
John Dellick, 19, was accused in another crime in July, but was not charged.
Joseph Cleghorn, 34, of Boardman had his sentencing hearing for a sexual battery charge moved to Dec. 4.
Irene and Frank Consiglio of Canfield were indicted on Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury.
Austintown police, schools and agency work to steer kids straight
Judge Theresa Dellick believes son is innocent
ODOT has two projects in Canfield and one in Boardman.
Levy money would restore the busing, implement all-day kindergarten, increase course offerings, eliminate the pay to participate program and upgrade safety and security.
Canfield board sets spending plan for 5.9-mill operating levy
Author Jay Asher reminded the 35 students in his hourlong talk at the Poland Library how important it is to remember that words are powerful.