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Funding secured for utility study

Federal dollars will help pay for a study that has the potential to boost the economic vitality of Trumbull and Mahoning counties and, perhaps, help shed some of the parochial attitudes when it comes to providing businesses utility services. Eastgate Regional Council of Governments next week ...

Last day to nominate firefighter

WARREN — The Vindicator is seeking nominations for Firefighter of the Year, with the nominations due today. For the first time the newspaper also is allowing the general public opportunities to nominate. The newspaper will acknowledge and honor Mahoning County fire departments by ...

Hospitals nearing capacity across state

Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, Ohio Department of Health director, urged Ohioans to rethink their trips to the hospital, provided it is not an emergency. “As you’ve heard over the past few days, children’s and adult hospitals have sounded the alarm,” Vanderhoff said. “We’re in a serious ...

One new death reported at Trumbull, Mahoning facilities

One additional death was reported this week at a Mahoning County long-term care facility, and one was reported at a Trumbull County facility. It brings the two-week total to five after going about six weeks without any deaths attributed to the virus. The new totals are 79 for Columbiana ...

Three indicted in June homicide

YOUNGSTOWN — Three men were indicted Thursday in the June 6 shooting death of Kasean Bunch, 23, in the 2500 block of Glenwood Avenue. One is Khayree C. Williams, 24, on aggravated murder, two counts of murder and one count of aggravated robbery — all with gun specifications — and one ...

Hermitage man in Oct. sting pleads guilty to sex offenses

YOUNGSTOWN — A Hermitage, Pa., man pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, attempted importuning and possession of criminal tools for trying to arrange to have sex with who he thought was a minor. Nathan Lucas, 34, of Madison Street, entered guilty pleas ...