Patriotic singer finds her niche in country

By: Andy Gray

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of a series of Saturday profiles of area residents and their stories. To suggest a profile, contact features editor Burton Cole at or metro editor Marly Reichert at ...

May 8, 2021

Ryan seeks earmarks for Valley

By: David Skolnick

With the return of earmarks, also known as pork barrel spending, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is asking for money for projects for various Mahoning Valley organizations, including Mercy Health-Youngstown, Mahoning County High School, Gleaners Food Bank ...

May 8, 2021

Poland school board picks Hockenberry as new chief

By: Ashley Fox

POLAND — A new superintendent has been named for the Poland Local School District. In an announcement made Friday on the district’s website, Craig Hockenberry has been selected and will be formally hired during a special board of ...

May 8, 2021

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Each area fishing hole has its own personality

By: By Jack Wollitz

Mention a lake to people who fish and they immediately see a mental picture whether they even realize their brain is sketching it. The places we fish share many similarities, but each also is unique. They have different names, different ...

May 8, 2021

Surgery has Perez out for at least 2 months

By: By Tom Withers

CLEVELAND — A tiny crack in Roberto Perez’s finger has turned into a large problem for the Indians. Cleveland’s two-time Gold Glove catcher will miss at least two months after surgery Friday on a fractured right ring finger. There is no ...

May 8, 2021

Slumping Pirates stopped by Cubs

By: By Matt Carlson

CHICAGO — Zach Davies allowed five hits in seven scoreless innings, Rex Brothers got his first save in eight years and the Chicago Cubs held on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Friday, extending their winning streak to four. Joc ...

May 8, 2021

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