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Looking for something to do in the age of social distancing? Here are some ideas

Looking for something to do in the age of social distancing? Here are some ideas

There are plenty of opportunities to help others through volunteering.
Be a leader — stay home, local leaders say

Be a leader — stay home, local leaders say

"That is a plea from us," Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said during as area continues to see the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
There's now 119 confirmed cases in Ohio; 7 in the Valley

There's now 119 confirmed cases in Ohio; 7 in the Valley

There are now five confirmed cases in Mahoning County, bringing the total cases confirmed in the Mahoning Valley to seven, including two in Trumbull County.
'Stay home!' local leaders urge Valley residents

'Stay home!' local leaders urge Valley residents

"We're asking — do your part. Be a leader. ... Every single person in this community can make a difference," U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Thursday.
DeWine asks businesses to check employees’ temperature

DeWine asks businesses to check employees’ temperature

“Businesses should do everything they can to monitor their workforce,” Gov. Mike DeWine said.
Is Ohio’s ban on mass gatherings constitutional?

Is Ohio’s ban on mass gatherings constitutional?

“States have broad power to protect the health, safety and welfare of their citizens in ways that do not conflict with the Constitution. This is often referred to as the ‘police power,’” said Andrew Geronimo, a supervising attorney at the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
YFD to limit the department's contact with public beginning today

YFD to limit the department's contact with public beginning today

The announcement follows a letter from Charlie Smith, Youngstown Professional Firefighters Local 312 president, requesting guidance in response to the crisis. 
Ohio attorney general says courts can suspend trials during pandemic

Ohio attorney general says courts can suspend trials during pandemic

Locally, the Mahoning County Courthouse is open, though access is scrutinized by security with health screening used upon entry, according to a statement by Mahoning County commissioners.
Blood levels could reach crisis levels without more donors

Blood levels could reach crisis levels without more donors

Blood drive cancellations in the United States have resulted in roughly 86,000 fewer donations.
Youngstown schools to deliver food to students at 35 sites

Youngstown schools to deliver food to students at 35 sites

If a student receives special diet meals from YCSD, per doctor’s order, call 330-744-7194 and arrange pickup of special meals.