Eric Merkel

New chief takes helm

A new police chief is at the helm of the Warren Police Department. Chief Eric Merkel was sworn in Tuesday.

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WRAP streamlines board

The Warren Redevelopment and Planning Corporation voted to streamline its board during a meeting Tuesday morning.

Swanson charity

Charity names recipients

More than $100,000 was handed out Tuesday to local organizations to help needy children.

fire truck

Car fire slows traffic

A car fire has slowed traffic on Interstate 76 westbound between the New Castle exit and the Ohio Gateway.

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Man turns tires into planters

A Youngstown man who has been out of work and couldn’t find a job has created his own small business that is also helping clean up the commu…