Segregation lingers in schools locally and nationally 70 years after Brown v. Board

By: Sean Barron

YOUNGSTOWN – Key societal problems that a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision seven decades ago sought to remedy continue to manifest themselves in the country’s educational system, a civil rights advocate contends. “The fierce ...

May 18, 2024

Bill Johnson pleased with his first four months at YSU

By: Dan Pompili

YOUNGSTOWN — At the end of his first semester as the president at Youngstown State University, Bill Johnson is pleased with how his term as the university’s 10th president began. “I think it’s still a work in progress because I ...

May 18, 2024

Singer Tim McGraw to perform at Y-Live on Aug. 2

By: Andy Gray

YOUNGSTOWN — A man who could fill his entire set with songs that topped one of the Billboard country charts will be the headliner for this year’s Y-Live concert. Tim McGraw will perform at downtown Youngstown’s Wean Park on Aug. 2. ...

May 18, 2024

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Malito leans on experience at district meet


CORTLAND – Blue skies and a sunny afternoon made for a pleasant scene for the Division II district meet at Lakeview High School, a far cry from the dreary weather experienced throughout much of the spring. Following the meet, schools such as ...

May 19, 2024

Salem enjoys another year of success at district meet


SALEM – Rylee Hutton crossed the finish line, raised her arms in victory and flashed a big smile in the direction of her teammates. Hutton and her fellow Salem girls track and field standouts put the finishing touches on a dominant ...

May 19, 2024

José Ramírez homers, drives in 3 runs as AL Central-leading Guardians wallop scuffling Twins 11-4


CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez homered to end a 12-pitch at-bat and had three RBIs and Logan Allen pitched six strong innings, sending the Cleveland Guardians to an 11-4 romp on Saturday night over the Minnesota Twins, who lost their fifth ...

May 19, 2024

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