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• YOUNGSTOWN CITY FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 4:30 p.m. today livestreamed at http://Youngstownohio.gov and “watch meetings.” • SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall to discuss fire and rescue policies, procedures and operations.

Program shines spotlight on sex harassment

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Lights On: Community Theatre Protection Task Force will offer its first workshop in April to help local theaters create a safe environment and deal with issues of sexual harassment and violence. More than 40 people have signed up since the April 11 workshop via Zoom was announced on Feb. 22, ...

Online events mark county milestone

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YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is offering activities on its website starting today to commemorate the 175th anniversary of Mahoning County. By going to mahoninghistory.org, a person can look at a section of blogs called “Time Capsules” and will find a new blog on ...

Valley reports 3 of 60 COVID-19 deaths statewide

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The Ohio Department of Health reported 60 more COVID-19 statewide deaths Sunday, which includes three deaths in the Mahoning Valley. Also, 1,268 new coronavirus cases were reported Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 967,422. The week ending Saturday had 13,848 new cases reported. It ...

Austintown offers chance to honor military veterans

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AUSTINTOWN — It’s fairly typical around Memorial Day to see banners hanging from utility poles commemorating veterans in various Mahoning Valley communities. Austintown wants to be one of those places. American Legion Post 301 Commander Dave Ewing and second Commander Tom Moss have ...

Liberty roofers named in suit

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WARREN — A Youngstown man has filed a civil action against a Liberty roofing company and a supervisor for wrongful termination and also accused the firm of discrimination and lacking in safety practices. The Trumbull County Common Pleas Court lawsuit filed on behalf of Andre Davis of 443 ...

JCC fired up over addition of medium kiln to art studio

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YOUNGSTOWN — The Paul and Yetta Gluck School of Visual Arts at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown has added a kiln to its studio. “Our kiln falls in the medium category in terms of what we can do and is suited for small scale beginner / intermediate processes,” Dana Goodfriend, ...

Civil rights suit against Niles, officers proceeds

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YOUNGSTOWN — Both sides litigating the civil rights lawsuit filed by the estate of the late Matthew Burroughs were in court this month to learn a new case schedule from the federal judge. On Feb. 9, Judge Sara Lioi of the U.S. Court Northern Ohio District conducted a status conference with ...

Weathersfield meetings move to in person

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WEATHERSFIELD — After almost a year of virtual meetings, township trustees say they will return to in-person sessions. Weathersfield Town-ship on its social media page said “the board of trustees is pleased to announce that beginning next month they will resume in-person meetings at the ...