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Valley reps cheer DeWine

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 ...

Governor to visit dispatch center in Valley this week

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

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 ...

Report finds parents teaching Nazi curriculum

UPPER SANDUSKY — Officials are condemning reports that an Upper Sandusky couple is home schooling its children using a “Nazi-approved” curriculum. Eric Landversicht, superintendent of Upper Sandusky School District, responded Monday to allegations made in a Vice News article claiming ...

Eastgate to create road safety plan for Valley

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments almost $260,000 to create a comprehensive safety action plan, with the goal of eliminating roadway fatalities and serious injuries. U.S. DOT awarded 14 Safer Streets For All (SS4A) grants ...