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Joyce’s vet bill off to Biden

The U.S. House approved a bill, with Congressman Dave Joyce as a main sponsor, that ensures the Department of Veterans Affairs reaches out to veterans during their first year out of military service to connect them with needed services and benefits, but passage didn’t come without some ...

Schools get grant for portable farms

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown City School District Food Service Department was awarded a $10,000 grant from the William Swanston Charitable Fund to purchase two Fork Farms Flex Farms to produce lettuce. The Flex Farm system is an indoor, vertical hydroponic technology that grows ...

Trick or Treat 2022

EDITOR’S NOTE: For questions, or to add community trick or treat listings, call the newspaper newsroom at 330-841-1738, fax it to 330-841-1717 or email society@tribtoday.com. Mahoning County Oct. 31 Austintown 5:30-7:30 p.m. Beaver Township 5-7 p.m. Beloit 5-7 p.m. Boardman ...

Marijuana worker gets year in prison

Staff report WARREN — A Ypsilanti, Mich. man who worked for a marijuana manufacturer in that state was sentenced in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to a year in prison on a marijuana possession charge that resulted from a 2020 traffic stop on the Ohio Turnpike. Eric S. Jovanovich, 28, ...

Grand opening planned at St. Augustine transitional house

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN — Festivities are planned for this afternoon at a transitional house on Glenwood Avenue that provides a stable place for boys working at Cafe Augustine inside the Newport Library branch. Youngstown’s St. Augustine Society had been looking for sponsors to name ...

Digital Inclusion Week provides computer education classes, workshops

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN — The Oak Hill Collaborative is commemorating Digital Inclusion Week 2022, which begins Monday, with a series of computer education classes and workshops at the Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill. l Sunday — “Raspberry Pi Pico — Robotics on a Tiny ...