Today in History

Today is Friday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2013. There are 137 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 16, 1977, Elvi…

Brier Hill Fest underway

The 21st annual Brier Hill Italian Fest is underway on Youngstown’s North Side.

Vet to wave NASCAR flag

A Valley Army veteran and Purple Heart Recipient will get a special opportunity to serve as the honorary starter at the NASCAR race this Sun…

Death toll rises in Egypt

Growing violence between those loyal to ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and the country’s Army has now claimed more than 600 lives …