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String of 3 shootings leaves 2 dead

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — It was a violent day with police investigating an apparent murder-suicide followed by a double shooting and then another shooting. Police were called to 1011 S. Schenley Ave. at 11:21 a.m. Thursday for two female family members who died in an apparent murder-suicide, said Lt. ...

Virtual tourism in Israel event set

Community News

TASTE OF ISRAEL SHARED SOCIETY: Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, the Inter-Agency Task Force, and Shared Paths will hold a virtual lunch and learn, “Tourism in Israel: A Taste of Israel’s Shared Society,” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday. While Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel live ...

Economy stumbles as 1.3M seek unemployment

Business News

Another 1.3 million Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign the economy is stumbling as the viral outbreak intensifies and threatens to slow hiring and deepen uncertainty for employees, consumers and companies across the country. In Ohio, 33,382 new claims were made, pushing ...

DeWine seeks $300 million for education

Local News

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and other state officials plan to ask the State Controlling Board on Monday to allocate $300 million in coronavirus relief funds to help colleges, universities and K-12 schools as they plan to reopen for the 2020-21 year. During Thursday’s press conference, DeWine ...

Chamber offers health care plan to sole proprietors

Business News

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has partnered with the Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance to offer sole proprietors health care coverage in the SOCA benefit plan. To be eligible, sole proprietors must meet certain underwriting requirements, including the ability to show they ...

Boardman man gets probation, $100 fee in officer-threat case

Local News

BOARDMAN — A Boardman man charged with threatening to assault a federal law enforcement officer was sentenced to three years of probation with standard and special conditions and a $100 special assessment fee Thursday afternoon. Eighteen-year-old Justin Olsen appeared by Zoom video ...

Dominion Energy’s rates in July to break record lows

Business News

Dominion Energy Ohio’s standard choice office and standard service offer rates for July are $1.64 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf), a record low for the company. The rates are about 9 cents less than the previous record low set in March 2016. The July rates are 88 cents lower than the July ...

Trumbull remains under mask order

Local News

The Ohio Department of Health reported a one-day increase of 1,150 COVID-19 cases statewide on Thursday, bringing the total to 61,331 since the coronavirus pandemic began. The state also added 15 deaths and 81 hospitalizations, bringing those totals to 3,006 and 8,570, respectively. At his ...

Speeding hits Poland’s radar

Local News

POLAND TOWNSHIP — Speeding issues in Poland Township took center stage at the Wednesday meeting, where trustees heard from residents, the police chief and a member of the park board. The issue of speeding on township roads is not a new one. Police Chief Brian Goodin said the speed trailer ...

Canfield looking to improve

Local News

CANFIELD — Toward the end of nearly a two-hour community forum that was even-tempered and fairly relaxed, emotions began to swell. Held at Fair Park in Canfield, the forum was “to have a respectful conversation with the community about how Canfield currently is addressing diversity, ...