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KEEPING THE FAITH | There is a difference between being a father and being a dad

KEEPING THE FAITH | There is a difference between being a father and being a dad

It is much easier to become a father than to commit to becoming a dad. A father is biological, whereas a dad is behavioral. The role of fathering can be considered an act of nature while being a dad is all nurture.
'We needed this.' Attendees revel in Youngstown's second annual Juneteenth celebration

'We needed this.' Attendees revel in Youngstown's second annual Juneteenth celebration

Last year's Juneteenth celebration took place amid protests and a pandemic. "It was really important for us to take celebrating our liberation to the next level," organizer Charles Colvin said about this year's celebration.
Project MKC partners with Alta Behavioral Healthcare for summer food program

Project MKC partners with Alta Behavioral Healthcare for summer food program

“Families have cried with us, sharing that they may not have been able to provide enough food for their family that month without the help of this program,” Meg Harris, Community Support and Trauma supervisor at Alta Behavioral Healthcare, said.
Bill could leave some Ohio casinos and racinos without sports books

Bill could leave some Ohio casinos and racinos without sports books

The original Senate bill introduced in early May excluded casinos and racinos altogether.
BUSINESS UPDATES | 5 family medicine residents graduate from St. Elizabeth Boardman program

BUSINESS UPDATES | 5 family medicine residents graduate from St. Elizabeth Boardman program

Also among today's business updates: “The Dirt" podcast and Small Business Development Centers at YSU.
Capers, Hartzell named to new positions as part of  Warren City Schools' realignment

Capers, Hartzell named to new positions as part of Warren City Schools' realignment

A search is underway for a new Harding High School principal.
The show's almost over. What comes after Ohio's Vax-a-Million?

The show's almost over. What comes after Ohio's Vax-a-Million?

Vaccinated summer has come to Ohio, and masks are off. But, as DeWine said Thursday, “We continue to see people die every day in Ohio.”
Nathan Beagle joins staff at Youngstown Playhouse

Nathan Beagle joins staff at Youngstown Playhouse

“I am beyond thrilled to have Nathan Beagle on our team,” Artistic Director Joshua William Green said.
Lumber prices start to dip after reaching sky-high costs. Will they keep coming down?

Lumber prices start to dip after reaching sky-high costs. Will they keep coming down?

COVID-19-related shortages and increased demand drove up lumber prices. Now, they’ve started to come down but remain well above pre-pandemic levels.
Is it better to get immunity from catching COVID — or vaccines? What science shows

Is it better to get immunity from catching COVID — or vaccines? What science shows

It’s like a coin flip: risk contracting COVID-19 — and potentially​ becoming a long-hauler — or getting vaccinated.