STUDENTS GET NEW BIKES

Students get new bikes

Students in Campbell earned new bikes for passing both the reading and the math parts of the Ohio Achievement Assessment in fourth grade.…
Football concession stand

Concessions boost teams

At nearly every football field in the area, spectators can find booster club volunteers working the concession stands to raise money for their teams. …
Wonder Bar in Girard

Police probe bar assault

Police said a man was severely beaten at the Wonder Bar in Girard Tuesday night and employees there cleaned him up and told him to drive home. …
Danny Merwin funeral

Former chief gets sendoff

Danny Merwin worked as a firefighter for 37 years before becoming chief in 1990. He died of cancer earlier this week. …
McClurkin Funeral Home

Funeral home prompts calls

Girard police have received dozens of calls from people over McClurkin Funeral Home at 222 S. Main Street since it was revealed the business had its licenses revoked by the state.…
Larry Duck

MCBDD director placed on leave

The board's attorney confirmed Friday that Director Larry Duck has been placed on paid administrative leave following a meeting Thursday night.…
Code Academy

Chaney starts Code Academy

Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley and the Youngstown Business Incubator teamed up to create the Youngstown Code Academy, a 10-week after-school program.…
Coitsville cruiser crash

Tension grows in crash probe

A statement released Friday afternoon by Coitsville Police Chief Mike Morris complains about the way his cruiser's dashboard camera and recording equipment were taken by Youngstown police, who are looking into Wednesday's crash.…
Improvements planned for 422

Upgrades eyed for Route 422

The U.S. Route 422 corridor through Mahoning and Trumbull counties could be getting a facelift.…
Austintown racino sign

Racino tax plan approved

A tax increment financing agreement has been reached between Mahoning County and Penn National Gaming. …
Youngstown bond rating

County bonds look stable

Mahoning County is stable and excellent in their new credit ratings. …
Allegiant Flight

Allegiant pulls 30 planes

Allegiant Airlines has taken 30 of its 52 MD-80 aircraft out of service to inspect emergency slides. Flight delays are expected.…
Senator serves breakfast at McGuffey Elementary

Senator helps serve breakfast

William Holmes McGuffey Elementary School students in Youngstown enjoyed the most important meal of the day with a special visitor. …
Route 224 accident

2 injured in Route 224 crash

Two people were taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash on Route 224 in Boardman.…
Kelly Pavlik arrest

Kelly Pavlik arrested

Kelly Pavlik was arrested Friday for failure to appear in court.…
JOB-SEARCH-OPENING-HUNT-RESUME-EMPLOYMENT

Jobless rate increases

Ohio's unemployment rate has increased slightly, matching the national rate for last month.…
Lines at Verizon for new iPhone

Lines long for new iPhone

The iPhone 5S and 5C went on Sale Friday. Customers were waiting outside Valley retailers waiting for the new device. …
Dog pound overcrowding

No more room at dog pound

The Mahoning County Dog Pound is full. It reached capacity on Thursday, but dogs are still being brought in. …
YOUNGSTOWN MAYORAL DEBATE HELD

Mayoral debate held

Democrat John McNally, along with independents DeMain Kitchen and John Crea participated in the 7th Ward Citizens coalition debate Thursday night.…