AFTER WOODSIDE: The 112-bed Woodside Receiving Hospital on East Indianola Avenue in Youngstown, shown is this Vindicator file photo from May 15, 1981, housed people with mental health issues from 1944 through 1996. Since that time, the biggest providers of mental-health services in the state have been jails and prisons. Woodside was demolished two years ago.
Sarah Renee Delatore, 19 months, reaches for the gavel, as Judge Robert Rusu congratulates her and her adoptive parents, Drs. Rebekah and Jason Delatore during a National Adoption Month observance. Today is National Adoption Day.
Ed Kutan of Youngstown proudly wears his Vietnam Veteran cap at Wednesday's annual Veterans Day gathering downtown Youngstown where decorated Vietnam War veteran Robert Bush told the crowd, “There should be little distinction between those who served in war and peace.”
MS Consultants engineers John P. Pierko, left, and Joseph Catullo, display a map depicting a portion of Youngstown’s combined sewer overflow control plan linked to curtailment of Mill Creek Park CSOs. Catullo is a former Mahoning County sanitary engineer.
Bob Sharpe, right, of the state fire marshal’s office, discusses evidence he just gave to Youngstown police officer Russell Davis, center, as Davis’ partner, Joe Wess Jr., looks on. The officers were at the Cleveland Street home where the body of Erika Huff, 41, was found beaten and burned. A suspect is in custody.
Anthony Vigorito, chief engineer of the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District, stands inside the MVSD plant in Weathersfield.
The Meander Creek, Mill Creek, and Yellow Creek watersheds are among Mahoning County’s major watersheds. Reducing pollution in watersheds is a responsibility of government and individual landowners, officials say.
Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini is proposing a downtown Youngstown digital media studio.
The Mahoning County recycling division saw substantial increases in residential and commercial recycling and in industrial recycling in 2014, compared with 2013, Lou Vega, county recycling director, announced.
Cellular phone apps bring weather warnings to people wherever they are.