Historical marker ceremony held

President William McKinley’s boyhood home is no longer there, but it once stood where the current parking lot for the Home Savings Bank is i…

Giving a Fresh Start

The ministry in Warren hopes to lower the rate at which ex-offenders return to prison.

Racing for freedom

About 250 people showed up to help raise funds for Fifth Sparrow’s covenant care home for women leaving prison and re-entering society.

Combine encourages kids exercise

The goal of the “Children’s Combine” was to fight childhood obesity and promote health and wellness for the kids of Youngstown.

North Jackson library closed

The North Jackson branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County checked out its last book and will reopen next month at a n…

Carmine Cassese dies

Carmine Cassese, owner of MVR and retired Youngstown State University equipment manager lost his battle with pancreatic cancer Friday. He wa…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, June 29, 2013. The main weather story for the nation on Saturday will be the heat out West, speci…

Small Ships Revue Held

The small man-made vessels have been sailing down the Shenango River for more than 30 years as part of the annual Small Ships Revue.

Lightning hits oil tank

Officials with Dorfman Production believe that a lightning strike was to blame for an explosion at an oil tank in Berlin Center.

Union oks pact with company

CCL Container in Hermitage has reached a five-year contract agreement with its union workers that includes wage increases, a signing bonus a…

Chamber seeks wage data

The survey will be distributed to businesses in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties either by email or by regular mail. Surveys shoul…

Nursing home complaints up

So far this year, the Attorney General’s Office has opened 131 abuse and neglect cases, as compared to 74 cases in the same time period last…

Casino job signup set

Area residents interested in employment at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course can now register online, submit a resume and rece…

Mercer bust nets arrests

The Mercer County Drug Task Force started the sweep at 7 a.m. Friday throughout the county, but an official with the drug task force said mo…

Summerfest draws artists

Kids in Warren got a chance to show off their hard work during Summerfest 2013 with art workshops and a parade on Courthouse Square.

Happy Hour | Planter’s Punch

This historic summertime cocktail has elusive origins, but ultimately leads us all the way back to Jamaica in the late 1800s. A mix of rum a…

Dems react to Ohio budget

Democrats in the Ohio General Assembly continue to vent over the state’s new biennium budget.

Twinkle’s Kitchen | Red Beans and Rice

Southern, Cajun and low country cooking can bring many delicious flavors to the table. Patrick Tolbert, Louisiana native, shares his take on…