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Mahoning County Educational Services Centerwill open new STEM school in August of 2015
The Mahoning County Educational Services Center prides itself on working with its districts to implement new and innovative ways of learning for the children of the Mahoning Valley.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Crime & Courts Database
James M. Yard, 22, of Pittsburgh, Pa., $1,000 and costs , 180 days Mahoning County Jail , placed on 12 months probation, ordered to serve... Already a subscriber to print? You have online access, too... at no additional expense! Call 821-1200 to set up an account.
Ohio regulators update rules to reduce earthquake risks
Today, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced there was enough information from the minor seismic event in Mahoning County on March 10 th to justify new rules on well stimulation activity in the state.
Drilling Suspended After Earthquakes in Ohio; Fracking Possibly to Blame
Several earthqakes in March in Ohio's Poland Township have been linked to shale fracking, resulting in suspension of oil and gill drilling at seven wells near the quakes.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Youngstown man suspected of beating Maltese dog to death with bricks
William A. Williams pleaded not guilty on Friday in a Youngstown, Ohio courtroom to charges of animal cruelty for killing a tiny Maltese dog and domestic violence reported wkbn.com.
Fabricating plant opens in Hubbard
What had been a brownfield site in Hubbard was unveiled as a new 20,000-square-foot green facility serving the oil and natural gas drilling industry.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
ST. STEPHEN REGISTRATION: St. Stephen Preschool is accepting registrations for 3- and 4-year-old morning and afternoon classes as well as a pre-kindergarten morning class.
ODNR press release on earthquakes, new permit rules
Today Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer announced new, stronger permit conditions for drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity.
Regional News Stories: ODNR: Probable Link Between...
State geologists in Ohio have linked earthquake activity in the Utica Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, for the first time.
Mahoning County Land Bank seeks board member
A volunteer is needed to serve on the board of directors of the Mahoning County Land Reutilization Corporation, or Mahoning County Land Bank.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Construction season begins
Orange barrel season, Ohio's fifth season that unofficially begins between April's showers and May's flowers, is upon us.
Zeller: No recovery in Mahoning Valley
"There are a lot of people going around saying phony things about this recovery," Cleveland Economist George Zeller said, "we are but not in the Mahoning Valley and not fast enough statewide."
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Sign language play planned
SPECIAL PERFORMANCE: The Hubbard High School's American Sign Language classes are performing "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" in sign language at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Hubbard High School auditorium.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Mark Belinky drops out of primary race
Mark Belinky, former Mahoning County Probate Court judge, by proxy Tuesday took himself out of contention for his old seat.
Ohio Newspaper Association
Vindicator editorial: There should be no quibbling about public meetings statute
Editorial from the Youngstown VindicatorA year ago, we took Youngstown City Council members to task for attending a private meeting with the board of directors of Cardinal Mooney High School; today, we focus on the Youngstown school board and its apparent confusion over Ohio's open meetings law.According to a front page story in Sunday's ... (more)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
West Branch levy meetings slated
West Branch residents will have three opportunities to learn about the proposed income tax levy before the May election.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Free HIV testing, counseling clinic offered
The Salem City Health District will host its first free HIV testing and counseling clinic from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 16. The free and confidential service will be offered in the Salem Health Department offices in the Kent State University Salem City Center.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Mahoning County Dog Shelter relocating; see dogs up for adoption
On Tuesday, the Mahoning County Dog Warden announced that the Mahoning County Dog Pound and Adoption Center would be moving into a new facility "to better serve the needs of our dogs and the residents of Mahoning County."
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Rep. Tim Ryan faces unconventional challenger in May primary
The sole reason John Luchansky is running for Congress has nothing to do with Congress and nothing to do with his opponent in this year's 13th district Democratic primary, incumbent Niles-area congressman Tim Ryan.
Forensics pros visit MCCTC to share careers with students
From ballistics to fingerprinting techniques and collecting and using DNA evidence, students at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center had the opportunity to learn about forensic techniques and the careers available to them in... Already a subscriber to print? You have online access, too... at no additional expense! Call 821-1200 to set up ... (more)