Engineer plans for bridge, road work

Local News

WARREN — Trumbull County commissioners this week signed off on two infrastructure projects planned by the Trumbull County Engineer’s Office. An Ohio Public Works Commission grant of almost $225,000 will help the 2022 bridge rehabilitation program, with an estimated project cost of almost ...

Religion news

Local News

ADVENT PROGRAM: St. Columba Cathedral in downtown Youngstown will host its annual festival of Lessons and Carols at 6 p.m. Sunday. The program will feature readings and music by the cathedral choir under the direction of music director Dr. Dan Laginya. The program is free and open to the ...

Youngstown police set to receive 100 body cameras, 155 Tasers

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YOUNGSTOWN — City council will vote Wednesday to spend $1,269,489 in American Rescue Plan Act money to purchase 100 body cameras and 155 Tasers for its police officers. The funding also will cover the cost of storing them and their needed computer network equipment. The five-year ...

Community news

Community News

JCC OPENS WINTER CAMPUS: The Winter Campus at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown opens today. Skating will be free and open to the community on the JCC’s rink and curling lane until Jan. 2. Hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Skate ...

Jobless rates in Valley fall again in Oct.

Business News

WARREN — The jobless rates in Trumbull and Mahoning counties dropped again last month, the fourth decline in a row that the counties experienced a decline, according to the latest unemployment numbers from the state. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this week that in ...

Starting city officers likely to get 27% pay jump

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — A three-year contract city council is expected to approve Wednesday would increase the starting salaries of police patrol officers by 27.35 percent, starting Jan. 1, and provide the biggest pay increases in more than 15 years to the most senior members. The current starting ...