School calamity days

Debate continues over calamity days

Members of the Ohio House have a proposal to add four additional calamity days, while a similar measure in the state Senate would add only t…

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No salt companies bid on ODOT contract

The agency planned to charge nothing for the road salt and instead was asking communities to return the salt once their supplies were replen…

ODOT meeting on Vestal Road bridge

ODOT plans bridge project over I-680

Funding already has been secured for a $3.4 million bridge rehabilitation project over Interstate 680 on the city's West Side.

Mike Sciortino veterans award

Auditor awarded for helping veterans

The United Veterans Council of Mahoning County recognized Mahoning County Auditor Mike Sciortino and his office for speaking to veterans abo…

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Roses to cost a bundle for holiday

If you have not picked up your bouquet of roses for your sweetie this Valentine's Day, you may be paying more when you go to get them.

K-9 unit

Big Ben helps out K-9 units

Local police departments said K-9 officers are a valuable tool, but the cost to purchase and train one can be tens of thousands of dollars.

pothole repairs

Winter wreaks havoc with tires

Potholes, broken water lines and nearly constant snow plowing are just a few of the telltale signs of this year's harsh winter.

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Postal Service hiring in Ohio

The U.S. Postal Service is currently accepting applications for a variety of positions in locations throughout Ohio.