Valley ranks high in COVID-19 transmission

Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana are among 23 Ohio counties considered by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be areas with high or substantial ...

Malvasi convicted of drug trafficking

YOUNGSTOWN — On Monday, Michael Malvasi II was sentenced to 12 years in prison for driving intoxicated, crashing his father’s car, killing ...


• WESTERN RESERVE TRANSIT AUTHORITY Board of Trustees will meet 3 p.m. today via video conference at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/491388317 and dial ...

Community news

MCJAS SHOE DRIVE: The Multi-County Juvenile Attention System Employee Recognition Committee is conducting a shoe drive through Saturday to raise ...

Mickey Vath 1952-2021

YOUNGSTOWN— Mickey Vath, 68, passed away Friday evening, July 23, 2021, at the Cleveland Clinic, the day before his 69th birthday. He was ...

Business briefs

Jobless rates rise in Mahoning Valley

Church prep and July birthdays

Another week has passed already since I wrote my last column. It is a nice cool morning as I sit here writing. I was invited to a coffee break at our neighbor ...

Health notes

Pros and cons of using weed barrier fabric

Officials right to let voters decide on tax

Ohio’s arts organizations need us now

Should hate crime laws be strengthened?