Mike O'Brien files for state race

O'Brien seeking state seat

After spending much of his life in elected office, one-time Warren Mayor Mike O'Brien now has his eyes set on the Ohio Statehouse.

Mercer County

Corridor study eyed in Mercer

Mercer County Commissioners are considering a corridor study, which will include a stretch of Interstate 80 from Hermitage to Mercer, as wel…

Wendell August president Will Knecht

Wendell August seeking fee relief

Wendell August Forge is disputing a fee Mercer County charged them during a grant application, saying the price tag is just too high.

Cleveland-Browns-NFL-football

Browns tap Pettine as coach

The Cleveland Browns have named Mike Pettine as the 15th full-time head coach in franchise history.

Ohio Horse Racing Commission

Still talking horses in Austintown

A meeting between the Ohio Horse Racing Commission and officials with Penn National Gaming did not end as expected Thursday in Columbus.

IRS taxes

Income tax changes in store for Niles

People living in the city of Niles might find they owe more on their income taxes than expected this year, due to changes passed by city cou…

Mahoning County Commissioners

County pulls additional sales tax

Mahoning County Commissioners have pulled a one quarter percent additional sales tax off the table, after public meetings about the issue.

Vallourec Star

No union at Vallourec

The vote count is in and workers at Vallourec Star in Girard will not have union representation.

Derek Ball

Stabbing suspect arrested

A Salem man is behind bars and charged in the stabbing and wounding of his mother.

Shelly Katz

Photographer lends artistic eye

A world renowned photographer whose pictures you may have seen at one time or another spoke to members of a local club Wednesday afternoon i…

Right to Life rally

Supco decision draws protesters

The 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision prompted many demonstrations across the country and also here in the Valley.

Struthers mural

Struthers seeking road levy

City Council voted 7-0 on Wednesday to place a 3-mill, five-year road maintenance and repair levy on the May 6 primary ballot.

Liberty road levy

Liberty seeks road levy

It failed in November, but Liberty Township trustees are trying to get voters to approve a new road tax on the May ballot.

Flu cases on rise

Flu cases on rise

Local doctors said they're seeing significant increases in cold viruses among their patients, as well as a return of the H1N1 strain of infl…