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YSU extends two leaders’ contracts

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YOUNGSTOWN — Contract extensions for Youngstown State University’s top two executives — President Jim Tressel and Provost Brien Smith — were unanimously approved today by the YSU Board of Trustees. Tressel’s salary is $375,000 while Smith’s is $250,000, according to the ...

MCCTC and Choffin part ways after 4 years

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CANFIELD — After four years of partnering for administrative services, the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center and Choffin Career and Technical Center will amicably part ways. The Youngstown City School District and MCCTC “have had a great working relationship,” said city ...

Struthers releases new look

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STRUTHERS — The city is taking an opportunity to freshen its look online and on paper. City administration decided to kick off its rebranding campaign by launching a new website, which has a practical home page at www.cityof struthers.com. It is in a beta-testing phase, but is ...

On the record: Girard

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WHAT: City council meeting Feb. 22 PRESENT: Mark Standohar, Lily Martuccio, Reynald Paolone, Keith Schubert, Jeff Kay, Sam Zirafi and Mayor James Melfi ABSENT: John Moliterno and Thomas Grumley Council: • Heard from Melfi, who had been the city treasurer for 11 years, who wants ...

Poland council plans sign, sidewalk changes

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POLAND — Village council talked about rough sidewalk areas and historic signage that is seeing unexpected wear. Local historian Dave Smith reported this week that the Riverside Cemetery Bridge historic marker sign will be ready soon and a dedication ceremony will likely be held. Another ...

Teen dies after 3-vehicle crash

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WARREN TOWNSHIP — A 16-year-old involved in a three-vehicle accident around noon on Tuesday, on Caleb Road at Burwell Road here, died on Wednesday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Mark Craig, 16, of Leavittsburg, was transported to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, following ...

Chamber raises ire with award to GM

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LORDSTOWN — Giving General Motors an award for the impact it’s made in the community is “like a smack in the face” to the former workers and their families displaced when the automaker closed its Lordstown assembly plant, its former union leader said. “What about the thousands of ...

Agenda

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• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 8:30 a.m. today via Zoom. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10 a.m. today virtually from the commissioners hearing room. The staff meeting will be held 10:30 a.m. in the commissioners hearing room at the county courthouse. • YOUNGSTOWN ...

Workhorse was to meet with postal service reps

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LORDSTOWN — Workhorse Group was to meet in-person Wednesday with representatives of the U.S. Postal Service to get additional information on why the Cincinnati-based company was not awarded the contract for the postal service’s next-gen vehicle. A company spokesman with international ...

Driver charged in death of YSU football player

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YOUNGSTOWN — A criminal complaint was filed Tuesday in Youngstown Municipal Court charging Adrienne E. Washington Jr., 19, in the Feb. 6 crash that killed former Youngstown State University football player Darius Shackleford, 24. Washington is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide and ...