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Fire union pact brings raises

YOUNGSTOWN — The city’s firefighters union voted in support of a three-year contract that calls for its members to get larger annual raises than they’ve seen ...

YSU welcomes key donors

YOUNGSTOWN — Key donors who contributed to Youngstown State University’s seven-year “We See Tomorrow” fundraising campaign gathered ...

Community news

ACTION FORUM: ACTION will present “A Cloud of Witnesses: The Community Speaks” forum 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Wean Park. A panel of community leaders from the ...

Agenda

• GIRARD PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 3 p.m. today at the police department roll call room. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 8:30 ...

Services

VIRGINIA M. ANDERSON, 82, Girard. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Friday, St. Rose Church, Girard. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, church. JOHN D. BANCROFT, 60, Hubbard. ...

Dorothy L. Close 1936-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Dorothy L. Close, 85, passed away Tuesday morning, Sept. 21, 2021, at Liberty Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Dorothy was ...

Auto sales slump in Valley

WARREN — Vehicle sales in the Mahoning Valley slumped a bit last month, falling 13.6 percent from August a year ago, according to the latest numbers from the ...

Ultium Cells picks Honeywell system for quality control

Ohio career initiative expanding into Valley

Scammers target seniors with fake info

Editor’s note: This monthly series highlights scams that target Mahoning County, particularly the senior community. Dr. Dave Long of Poland, a Youngstown State ...

Senior news

Times of joy and sorrow for Eichers as summer ends

Chief’s pay raise request is out of line

A recent letter to Liberty trustees from police Chief Toby Meloro seeking a 15.7 percent raise over the next three years is exorbitant and should be denied without ...

Be ‘prepared’ this month, and always

Youngstown students need a higher bar

Should city safety forces invest in drones?