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.
The 110-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Canfield is just one of several hotels to be developed in the Valley in recent years. In Mahoning County, new rooms will boost the grand total to 1,897 by the middle of next year. Developments in Trumbull County are equally impressive.
Carol McFall, chief deputy Mahoning County auditor fired by the county's new auditor Ralph Meacham, said she has “a clear conscience” about redacting public records requested by The Vindicator, saying during a press conference Friday that has been department policy. But county Prosecutor Paul Gains said, “She violated the Public Records Act.” At right, above, is Vindicator reporter Pete Milliken.