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.
Joyce Dripps, a survivor of the May 31, 1985, large tornado, reminisces with photos taken in the immediate aftermath of that disaster at her Hubbard home, which was damaged by the twister as she and her guests took shelter in the basement.
William Tungate, corrections officer of the year at the Ohio State Penitentiary, also known as the Supermax, on Youngstown’s East Side, has been at the facility since its 1998 opening. He’ll find out May 1 whether he’s state corrections officer of the year.
Auctioneer Jeff Byce appraises an antique sword Thursday at a free, public antiques and collectibles appraisal event at Boardman library. Among the vintage items brought before him were dolls and other toys, ceramics, books, cow bells, a camera and a telescope.
Mahoning County employees have received more than $165,000 in bonus pay in the past five years.
The potholes on South Turner, near Mahoning Avenue, like many roads throughout the Valley, present an obstacle course for drivers trying to avoid damaging their vehicles. Mahoning County workers started patching there, but many more holes remain.