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Community News

Home delivery of meals offered

MEALS AVAILABLE FOR SENIORS: Jewish Family Services and Jewish Community Center of Youngstown are working with Direction Home of Eastern Ohio to enable individuals, under the Older Americans Act and the Emergency Pandemic Order, to receive home delivery of frozen meals at no cost. Eligible ...

Agenda

(Because of the coronavirus outbreak, meetings are subject to cancellation or postponement with special arrangements made for public participation.) • POLAND VILLAGE COUNCIL has canceled its meeting for today. • POLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES have canceled the meeting for Wednesday and ...

Easter Bunny to visit Austintown neighborhoods

AUSTINTOWN — The Easter Bunny will be visiting neighborhoods in Austintown on Wednesday. The Easter Bunny, presented by Images by Mandy, will be escorted by the Austintown police starting at 10 a.m. from the police department and driving through as many neighborhoods as possible. ...

Behavioral health help still available

CADENCE CARE HELPS CLIENTS: Cadence Care Network, formerly Homes For Kids, remains open to current clients and new clients who are in need of behavioral health services during the COVID-19 health emergency. Counseling and other behavioral health services are done primarily over the phone and ...

Agenda

Editor’s note: Because of the coronavirus outbreak, meetings may be postponed, cancelled or changed as agenda is prepared in advance. • SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday at the township administration building. • YOUNGSTOWN CITY COUNCIL has canceled its finance ...

Seeing Eye

WEST BRANCH HOLDS FACEBOOK EVENT: The West Branch Local School District invites the community to view a Facebook Live event at 6 p.m. Tuesday. School officials indicate the purpose of the event is to give the community an update on the planning for the 2020-21 school year. Community members can ...

Agenda

• SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. today at the township Administration Building regarding EMS personnel. • MAHONING COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will hold a special meeting 10 a.m. Tuesday via teleconference to update board policies due to the ...

­Farmers shoot saps who pilfered maple products

125 years ago, 1895 Farmers in Youngstown were fed up with young men stealing their precious goods. Two young men living in Youngstown’s 8th Ward were under the care of local surgeons after being shot by a group of farmers. In an effort to cover up their crime of theft, the young men ...

$1M fund created to help Valley businesses recover

Staff report Mahoning County-area businesses now may apply for a grant intended to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Ogden Newspapers Inc., parent company of The Vindicator, has established a $1 million fund to help local businesses get back to full strength by ...

Helping those in need during outbreak

Area churches and religious organizations are doing what they can to reach out and help others in need since the coronavirus outbreak. Pastor Robert Quarantine of Good Hope Lutheran Church in Boardman said the church has a blanket-making group that decided during the current situation ...