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GM agrees to loan up to $40M to Lordstown Motors Corp.

Local News

LORDSTOWN — General Motors structured the sale of its former assembly plant in a way that lets the new owner take possession and work toward the launch of its electric pickup truck while still raising money to operate. GM spokesman Jim Cain declined to discuss specifics of the deal Monday, ...

Seeing Eye: Toy, coat giveaway on East Side

Community News

CRIME WATCH EVENT: The Northside Crime Watch in Youngstown will host a toy and coat giveaway Dec. 21 on Oak and Fruit streets, on the city’s East Side. Two children per family will receive coats / toys. For information, contact Annie at 330-742-4880. TORCH CLUB TO MEET: The Youngstown ...

Ex-Camp Fitch director Matthew Poese sentenced to one day in jail

Local News

ERIE, Pa. — Matthew E. Poese, former Camp Fitch executive director, was sentenced Monday to one day in jail, one year of house detention and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine for possessing child pornography. Poese also will be on probation for five years. Camp Fitch, in North Springfield, ...

Agenda

Community News

• YOUNGSTOWN CITY COUNCIL Planning and Economic Development Committee will meet 4 p.m. today at the city hall caucus room. Finance Committee will meet 5 p.m. Wednesday in the caucus room. • POLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. Wednesday at the township government center. • ...

Akron Children’s identifies pediatric health priorities

Local News

AKRON — It’s important to improve mental health access, newborn survival rate and respiratory care for children in the Mahoning Valley, and a new study by Akron Children’s Hospital lays out some strategies to do so. The hospital has completed its fourth community health needs ...

Youngstown seeks funds for new fire station

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — The city is seeking state, federal and private funding for a new North Side fire station with the existing one closing Dec. 16. Meeting Monday behind closed doors in city hall to discuss state and federal funding were Mayor Jamael Tito Brown; Nikki Posterli, chief of staff; ...

Ex-Niles mayor’s quest for new trial begins

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Today at the 9th District Court of Appeals, three judges will hear oral arguments in the appeal of former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante. They will issue a decision some weeks later. Infante, 64, was sentenced to 10 years in prison in May 2018 after a jury in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court ...

Hubbard Township residents oppose disbanding police department

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Residents on Monday didn’t like that Hubbard Township trustees might disband the police department and instead use the services of the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Department. Trustees cited as reasons for a possible protection service change the increased numbers of ...

Kidnapping trial begins for Youngstown man

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YOUNGSTOWN — A former Youngstown woman testified that she “didn’t really think anything wild of” the tattoos on the face of Daniel J. Uncapher, 27, when she met him on Facebook earlier this year. Uncapher later choked, bit and assaulted her in her Oak Hill Avenue home in late ...

Austintown trustees plan renewal levy, buy 10 properties

Local News

For the record Austintown WHAT: Township trustees meeting Monday PRESENT: Doug McGlynn, Ken Carano, Jim Davis Trustees: l Approved the purchase of 10 vacant parcels for the sum of $10,000; l Approved proceeding with the submission of a five-year, 0.6 mill renewal levy for the ...