Mercer

Mercer development picks up

Economic development is booming in Mercer County, thanks to a strategic plan that officials started last year.

Cancer prevention study

Cancer study volunteers sought

Humility of Mary Health Centers in the area are looking for help taking part in a nationwide study on cancer.

Glacier Street fire

Dog dies in fire

A house that sits directly behind the old Hostess Bakery Outlet Store in Youngstown was destroyed by fire on Friday.

Reba-Soldressen

Mom who left kids in court

A 23-year-old Youngstown mother pleaded not guilty at her arraignment Friday on charges that she left her 1- and 3-year-old daughters alone …

Trumbull County SCOPE

SCOPE close to merger

Trumbull County SCOPE will be merging with a Portage County nonprofit organization.

COURT-JURY-JUDICIAL-GAVEL-LAW-JUSTICE-LEGAL

'Charity' to pay $1M settlement

A Youngstown-based charitable organization was forced to pay nearly $1 million because investigators found they did little charitable work.

Idora Park Carousel

Idora carousel wins NY award

A carousel that once meant a lot to Youngstown and now operates in New York has won an award.

224 ramp

Ramps open on 224 to 680

Traffic flow in the U.S. Route 224 and U.S. Route 680 construction zone will be improving.

school sign

Area at top of teachers list

The Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan area was ranked as the 18th best region in the northeastern portion of the country, according to…

SCHOOL-SUPPLIES

EGCC has record enrollment

Eastern Gateway Community College reported a record enrollment for the fall 2013 semester.

COVELLI-CENTRE-CENTER-YOUNGSTOWN

Covelli retains naming rights

Covelli Enterprises has extended its naming rights to the Covelli Centre in downtown Youngstown.

Columbiana street fair

127th street fair kicks off

Organizers said the Columbiana Street Fair is the second largest street fair in the state of Ohio.

VETERANS HONORED AT BIKE NIGHT

Vets honored at bike night

Many military displays were on-site at the Patriots Day Bike Nite, including a fire truck that was at ground zero during the September 11th …

Jill Marconi

Poland teacher is Siemens fellow

Jill Marconi, an 8th-grade science teacher at Poland Middle School, was one of 50 educators chosen nationwide to attend the Siemens STEM Ins…

New Wilmington 150th

New Wilmington 150th planned

This weekend, the borough of New Wilmington in Lawrence County will celebrate its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary.

Bomb squad training

Bomb squad has training day

The Youngstown Bomb squad spent the day Thursday training at Genarro Pavers in Lowellville.