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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 a study released Friday.…
Baby Death

Baby death investigated

Warren police are investigating the death of a 5-month-old boy. …
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 attacks.…
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 Institute in Washington, D.C. last month. …
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. …
Betty Richardson

Missing woman found safe

Police and fire officials in Neshannock Township have been searching all day for a missing elderly woman who wandered away from home sometime during the night.…
Car sales up

Car sales up in August

General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all reported double-digit percentage increases in sales for August, the best month for car sales since the pre-recession days in 2007. …
Joe Schiavoni

Charter school law proposed

An area lawmaker said Thursday he will introduce a bill this fall aimed at ensuring charter schools are required to meet the same benchmarks as their public school counterparts.…
Armond Young, cross country walk

Man walks across country

Armond Young walked through Columbiana County on Thursday, much like he’s walked through hundreds of communities on his 7,000-mile trip across the country and back.…
Rabies

Rabid bat found in Poland

A bat found in Poland has rabies and an area resident touched it, causing human exposure, according to the Ohio Department of Health.…
Northside hospital

Nurses plan pickets

Nurses at Northside hospital plan to picket on Saturday.…
Reba-Soldressen

Kids, 1 and 3, left alone

A 23-year-old mother is facing felony charges for leaving her 1- and 3-year-old daughters alone at her home Wednesday while filling out a Pizza Hut job application.…