Portman tours blighted neighborhoods

Portman tours neighborhoods

Federal lawmakers are working together across party lines to help communities get their hands on more money that are struggling to tear down…

Letson house

Neighbors upset at Letson house

Residents of Warren’s 3rd Ward near Foster Drive N.E. feel like their neighborhood is being destroyed by a house owned by state Rep. Tom Let…


New school report cards out

Ten local schools from Mahoning and Trumbull counties met all 24 standards set by the state. Two, Warren and Youngstown, were among the 12 w…


2 more charged in Ponzi scheme

The brother of a Warren man sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for scamming $15 million from more than 400 investors in a …


City holding meeting on parks

Youngstown city officials will hold a special meeting Thursday to come up with ideas of how to better use the city’s park areas.

John Monroe

YSU student was robbery victim

Four armed robberies have been reported since Saturday night on Youngstown’s North Side, including one just after midnight Thursday.

Synagogues merged

Congregations merging

The merger of Youngstown’s Rodef Sholom and Sharon’s Beth Israel congregations has been in the works for five years.

Youngstown park and recreation

Two issues included on ballot

Youngstown City Council is sending a pair of issues to the Board of Elections to be included on the ballot in November.

Youngstown water bill

Water bills go online

Water customers in Youngstown will soon be able to view and pay their water bills online.

Woodside Demolition

City OKs more demo money

Youngstown city leaders shifted another $250,000 from the general fund to pay for more demolitions.

A's Attic

Shop helps anti-bullying effort

On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the boutique will have an open house, with some of the proceeds that day going to the “Stomp Out Bullyin…

Recycling delay

Recycling pickup delayed

The problem is Allied Waste, who provides the curbside service to the county free of charge, is having some staffing issues, which stem from…

Crews are doing seismic testing throughout the county, which involves several trucks lining up and vibrating the ground.

Seismic testing under way

Crews are doing seismic testing throughout the county, which involves several trucks lining up and vibrating the ground.

McDermott Funeral Home

Funeral home probe continues

Police, along with prosecutors and state investigators, are meeting next week to decide where to go from here with the investigation into th…


Woman charged in porn case

An Austintown woman was charged with rape in connection with a child pornography case involving a Niles man neighbors know as Santa Claus.