Valley reps cheer DeWine

Local News

Gov. Mike DeWine’s State of the State address focused on ways to improve Ohio’s economy and education system while also seeking to address mental health and law enforcement issues. “We meet at a time of great opportunity for Ohio and its citizens,” DeWine said Tuesday. “Yet it is ...


Community News

• YOUNGSTOWN CITY COUNCIL will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the council chambers at city hall. • STRUTHERS CITY COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the caucus room at the municipal building and also livestreamed on Facebook / YouTube at www.cityof struthers.com. • BEAVER TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES ...

Premier reports strong loan, deposit growth

Business News

YOUNGSTOWN — Premier Financial Corp, the holding company of Youngstown-based Premier Bank, reported stronger than anticipated loan and deposit growth in the fourth quarter, according to the company’s latest financial results. The growth was $239 million, up 15.1 percent annualized, ...

Governor to visit dispatch center in Valley this week

Local News

Among Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposals for the state budget is to use funding for the next-generation emergency 911 system. He will visit the Trumbull County 911 Dispatch Center in Howland on Thursday to discuss that proposal. DeWine is planning to visit eight counties, including Trumbull, ...

Former police officer pleads guilty

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — Deon Gilbert, the former Youngstown police officer charged with stealing merchandise from the Boardman Walmart in September and October, pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor theft. His plea came Tuesday in Mahoning County Area Court in Boardman. Gilbert, 29, of ...