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Goshen cops join Mahoning County seatbelt campaign
The department, in conjunction with the Sebring and Smith Township police departments, will participate in the Click It and Win campaign Monday through June 2 in which anyone stopped and found wearing their seatbelt will receive a coupon to Charlie Staples Restaurant in Youngstown.
Fri May 17, 2013
Second lawsuit filed against BL ...
In addition to a complaint filed with the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday, Team 8e Architecture has also filed a racketeering suit under state RICO laws in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court against the Beaver Local School District over its plans for the design and construction of a new K-12 school.
Tue May 14, 2013
Tue. 3:17pm: Patrol blitz nets arrests, citations
The Mahoning County OVI Task Force reported that the Coordinated Saturation Patrol Blitz last week in Youngstown netted three arrests and six citations.
Mon May 13, 2013
1 Dead, 1 Injured After Alleged Domestic Dispute
State Police are not saying a lot about this shooting involving a man and his wife and are not likely to release more information until they can interview Caroline Lupo who is recovering from surgery.
Rabies clinic coming
The Mahoning County District Board of Health will hold a rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Berlin Township Fire Station, 15801 W. Akron-Canfield Road, Berlin Center.... Already a subscriber to print? You have online access, too... at no additional expense! Call 821-1200 to set up an account.
Sun May 12, 2013
Bluegrass eyes gas pipeline through Fairfield Township
Township trustees approved an environmental study by Bluegrass Pipeline on a 15 acre "corner parcel" near Kelly Park and Fairfield School roads during the May 2 meeting.
Ida Zepernick presided when Butler Grange met May 4. Myrtle Bailey presented a synopsis on an article "U.S. should not view Mexico as a problem." She said Mexico is now the second largest export destination for U.S. goods, after Canada, . Ruth Ann Altenhof presented the program: National Smile Month May 20-June 20.
Fri May 10, 2013
ACTION recognizes safety forces
Saluting the Mahoning Valley's law enforcement for their contributions to helping those in the community was the theme this year for the 11th annual Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing our Neighborhoods banquet, which also recognized Habitat for Humanity for its efforts to help others.
Thu May 09, 2013
No driver's license, no gun for man with Salem police ID
A man reportedly used the identification card of an ex-Salem police officer after he was unable to produce the proper identification while trying to purchase a handgun.
Woman accused of crash that killed cop will come back to Western Pa.
A 25-year-old woman who's accused of fleeing from a traffic stop and causing a crash that killed a police officer in New Castle waived her extradition hearing Thursday in Ohio.
The Columbus Dispatch
Voters OK'd 60 percent of levies for schools
With legislators contemplating more changes to how Ohio funds schools and uncertainty about state aid the new normal for districts, the passage rate was 2 points higher than the 10-year average for primary elections.
Wed May 08, 2013
Columbiana bond issue fails again
Victory for the bond issue was just shy of 129 votes - a significantly smaller margin than the first time around last August when voters defeated the additional property tax by a large majority.
Junior J. Adams
Junior J. Adams, 88, of Neeld Road, died at 11:45 a.m. Sunday at Vibra Hospital of Mahoning County, where he had been a patient.
Tue May 07, 2013
Fracking issue fails
Voters in the city seemed unfazed by arguments that fracking is dangerous to their health as they defeated a charter amendment Tuesday that would have outlawed the process and taken other steps as well.
McNally holds on
Former Law Director and Mahoning County Commissioner John McNally emerged as the winner of Tuesday's Democratic primary for mayor.
Mon May 06, 2013
MYCAP receives $519,000 weatherization grant
The Mahoning Youngtown Community Action Partnership recently received a grant in the amount of $519,000 for the Home Weatherization Assistance Program that will be used to assist eligible Mahoning County residents from July... Already a subscriber to print? You have online access, too... at no additional expense! Call 821-1200 to set up an account.
Fri May 03, 2013
Ohio Newspaper Association
Fill open records requests ASAP, AG official says
From The VindicatorA state attorney general office official advises local government to "go above and beyond" when it comes to honoring legitimate open-records requests.That means filling the request as soon as possible, working with those seeking the information, and it's not a bad idea to forgo charging a fee to those making the inquiries to ... (more)
Students from schools in Youngstown honored by teachers association
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Eight Mahoning Valley students are honored by Mahoning County's Green Team, as well as Mahoning County Commissioners.
Thu May 02, 2013
Across Our Communities
The Columbiana Log House Museum will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. today and Saturday.
Man acquitted of assault on offi...
They did find 33-year-old Marcus Thomas guilty of fleeing and eluding and reduced that charge to a misdemeanor.