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Akron Children’s to expand youth services

Local News

BOARDMAN — Akron Children’s Hospital will undergo a sizable expansion of its youth behavioral health program in the Mahoning Valley by the end of 2019 to address a growing need for those services. The $2.3 million project at a new space at the hospital’s Beeghly Campus will allow it to ...

Seeing Eye

Community News

CHOCOLATE, WINE AND DINE: Compass Family and Community Services will host its Chocolate, Wine, Dine and Groove event from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. There will be local chocolate vendors, dinner, music and a limited number of Peace Chairs available ...

Vehicle sales move ahead

Business News

WARREN — Automobile dealers in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties eight months into the year continued to stay ahead of the sales pace set in 2018. Dealerships in the region through August sold 74,425 vehicles to buyers across Ohio, up 7.4 percent from 69,277 for the same period ...

Brown prepared to carry out order

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — While he has issues with the law that requires him to appoint a new five-member Youngstown school board, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said he’s prepared to carry out the responsibility. Brown said he’s meeting Friday in Columbus with Gov. Mike DeWine and members of his ...

On the Farm: Farmers hope for some breaks

Community News

Each spring farmers get geared up to go out in the fields and plant their corn and soybeans. They hope for good weather to allow them to get their seeds in the ground. Then they hope for a decent growing season that allows the crops to grow and reach maturity. At harvest time, they hope for dry ...

Settlement reached in Vista suit

Business News

LORDSTOWN — A settlement between a defunct window maker and its former employees who sued after they were abruptly locked out is final. A federal court judge in Youngstown has approved the agreement between Vista Window Company and more than 100 ex-workers in a class-action lawsuit against ...

Coming home

Local News

VIENNA — Families of the more than 50 airmen and women who were deployed for 120 days in southwest Asia eagerly watched the landing of four C130-H Hercules cargo aircraft carrying their loved ones Wednesday afternoon at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. The Air Force Reservists are some ...

Gas price rises following attack

Local News

The weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities that caused crude oil prices to spike earlier this week has made its way down to consumers at the pump. The average price for regular gasoline in the Warren-Youngstown area leapt 9 cents Wednesday to settle at $2.73 per gallon, but still that’s ...

Canfield board gets heat

Local News

CANFIELD — It was a packed house on Wednesday for the Canfield Board of Education meeting, with many parents angry about a student threat they believe was not handled properly. The threat happened at Canfield Middle School when a student threatened to shoot another student in the head 16 ...