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Second phase of septic system rollout to begin

YOUNGSTOWN — The third set of Mahoning County townships will get mailings the first week of July telling them it’s their turn to enroll in the new operation and maintenance program for septic systems in Mahoning County. Mahoning County’s health department, known as Mahoning County ...

New program has increased business, but it angers some

By ED RUNYAN Staff writer Mahoning County’s new septic-system operation and maintenance program has resulted in more work for Quaker City Concrete Products of Leetonia. Jeff Foust, Quaker City owner and general manager, said the company has done 15 to 20 percent more septic-tank service ...

Canfield prepares for 4th of July bash

CANFIELD — Organizers say the Canfield Fourth of July celebration will be huge this year — with top name performers, a fireworks show and the addition of a car show on the village green. It all kicks off on Saturday at the Canfield Fairgrounds. “This year’s Independence Day ...

Poland parties on the green

POLAND — Celebrate Poland roared back into full swing this weekend after a two-year hiatus. Nearly 50 vendors set up in Poland’s town hall and surrounding village green on Saturday to sell their goods, with food, toys and accessories being among main items sold. The event began with the ...

Youngstown marks 226th birthday

YOUNGSTOWN — By its size, composition and overall appearance, it was a typical marble cake. Even though it lacked the space to hold 226 candles, the writing in the frosting told a story that added uniqueness as an ingredient for the dessert. “That is the most important part of the ...

This Week in History: Boiler explosion killed 1 and injured 4

125 years ago in 1897 Taken directly from the Youngstown Vindicator” “Big Explosion. Four employees of the Ohio Steel Co.’s Plant terribly burned. One death resulted. Four of the injured men in the hospital — several escaped. “One of the most serious accidents which has occurred ...