Donation provides turkey, food for 500 city families

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — “Are you hungry? I’m hungry. I can’t wait!” teacher Chris Stanley told a family driving up to the Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School on Mariner Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. He was talking about his Thanksgiving meal, which will be on Thursday. Stanley, who ...

Health districts: Stay home … please

Local News

A health advisory approved Tuesday by the Trumbull County Combined Health District is leading to the voluntary closure of all in-person instruction in K-12 schools. Athletics also are postponed, at least until Dec. 22. The COVID-19 advisory asks people to stay home except in essential ...

Donate a pie to Rescue Mission

Community News

CONTEST CANCELED: Due to the climbing number of positive COVID-19 cases in Mahoning County, Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley canceled the 2020 Bakers to the Rescue Apple Pie Contest at the shelter. Anyone who would still like to gift a pie to the mission, its box truck will be parked in ...

Farmers declares dividend

Business News

CANFIELD — Farmers National Banc Corp., holding company for Farmers National Bank, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 11 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will have a record date of Dec. 11 and is payable to shareholders on Dec 31.

Valley’s jobless numbers improve

Local News

Jobless numbers in Trumbull and Mahoning counties fell sharply in October, marking the second consecutive month unemployment in the region shrank, yet they remain in a four-way tie for the highest rate in the state. It’s a similar situation for jobless rates in Warren and in Youngstown — ...

Mahoning officials OK 2021 budget

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — Because of COVID-19, the Mahoning County commissioners did not have traditional budget hearings this year. Department heads normally sit down with the commissioners at a public meeting to discuss their budget. But this time, county Administrator Audrey Tillis held those ...

Family, city say goodbye to Warren firefighter

Local News

WARREN — Warren Fire Lt. Don Beauchene was a servant. He was a humble man who gratefully served his wife, family, city and, really, anyone needing a helping hand. Beauchene, 54, a born-again Christian, found that serving others made his life more fulfilling and taught a greater ...

Portage and Mahoning DD boards get tech grant

Local News

AUSTINTOWN — A collaboration among the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities, the Portage County Board of DD and the remote support provider SafeInHome has resulted in a $30,000 grant from the state. The money will be split among the three agencies and will be used for ...

Youngstown district projects deficit

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — The city schools are expected to have a $7.2 million deficit at the end of 2025, based on current projections in the district’s five-year forecast provided to the Youngstown Board of Education on Tuesday. Expenses may be affected by a new contract being negotiated between ...

Warren man facing charges takes part in probation hearing

Local News

WARREN — A Warren man who faces felony charges, stemming from an Aug. 9 beating at a Liberty motel room, was given a six-month jail sentence Tuesday by a Trumbull County judge who presided over the man’s probation violation hearing. Paul J. Brock, 36, of Oriole Place, Warren, appeared ...