Tips for talking with kids

With recent news accounts of the arrest of a local preschool teacher on charges of rape and child sex crimes, many parents are wondering how…

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 …

Egypt's ousted leader Mubarak released

Egypt’s ousted leader Hosni Mubarak, wearing a white shirt and loafers while flashing a smile, was released from prison Thursday and transpo…

Wellness walk part 2

Wellness walk part 2

We talk about an event to help African American men to keep active in their health.

Wellness walk

Wellness walk

We talk about an event to help African American men to keep active in their health.


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…