TOP HEADLINES

‘Desecration’ repair begins at Mount Carmel

By: Ed Runyan

YOUNGSTOWN — The Rev. Monsignor Michael Cariglio of the Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church had 14 destroyed statues removed from outside the church so that parishioners coming to Mass this weekend didn’t have to “see the ...

March 2, 2021

Council considers contract for planning consultant

By: David Skolnick

YOUNGSTOWN — City council will consider legislation Wednesday to retain its planning consultant for another year at a rate of up to $75,000. Based on discussion at Monday’s council finance committee meeting, the contract is expected to be ...

March 2, 2021

Lawmakers urge Biden to halt USPS contract

By: Ron Selak Jr.

LORDSTOWN — A trio of Democratic lawmakers is urging President Joe Biden to halt a U.S. Postal Service truck contract to review whether inappropriate political influence was involved with its award. The lawmakers also want to determine ...

March 2, 2021

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SPORTS

Bieber finds positives in rough outing

By: The Associated Press

Shane Bieber’s final start last season was rough. His first one in 2021 wasn’t too much better. The AL Cy Young winner gave up four runs and didn’t make it through his scheduled two innings on Monday as the Cleveland Indians lost to the ...

March 2, 2021

Iowa whips slumping Buckeyes

By: By Mitch Stacy

COLUMBUS — Luka Garza rushed through a national TV interview after No. 9 Iowa routed No. 4 Ohio State on Sunday because he couldn’t wait to start celebrating with teammates back in the locker room. “They waited on me, and we had a little ...

March 1, 2021

Rookie blanks Penguins

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Oliver Wahlstrom and Jean-Gabriel Pageau each scored power-play goals and rookie Ilya Sorokin made 20 saves as the New York Islanders finished a strong February with a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday night. ...

March 1, 2021

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