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WEEKLY COVID-19 TRENDS | Is July's surge behind us?

WEEKLY COVID-19 TRENDS | Is July's surge behind us?

Ohio still sees days of more than 1,000 new cases, but the number of new cases per week has steadily decreased since the week of July 12.
The Earnheardts | What Hamilton taught me about the pandemic

The Earnheardts | What Hamilton taught me about the pandemic

I'd been so preoccupied with the downside of being caught in a global pandemic, that I never expected to have an epiphany while watching, of all things, a musical. Even though I’d heard it a million times before that day, when the words “I am not throwing away my shot” rang through the Earnheardt house, they hit a new chord with me. 
Is Tim Ryan's FirstEnergy money a broken fossil fuel promise?

Is Tim Ryan's FirstEnergy money a broken fossil fuel promise?

Of all the Mahoning Valley's congressional delegates, it appears FirstEnergy has favored the congressman from Howland the most this election cycle.
Mahoning adds 22 new COVID-19 cases

Mahoning adds 22 new COVID-19 cases

The county has no new deaths and one new hospitalization in Sunday's report.
Ohio reports 825 new confirmed coronavirus cases

Ohio reports 825 new confirmed coronavirus cases

The increase is down sharply. The state has one new COVID-19 death and 139 more hospitalizations.
DeWine: Ohio not ready to commit to increased jobless benefit

DeWine: Ohio not ready to commit to increased jobless benefit

President Trump's executive order would provide a $400 weekly benefit if states pay 25 percent.
Eastern Gateway Community College receives $274K federal grant

Eastern Gateway Community College receives $274K federal grant

The award is part of more than $313 million awarded for Student Support Services programs across the country.
Construction update: Meridian Road ramp to I-680 to get attention

Construction update: Meridian Road ramp to I-680 to get attention

A detour is planned for state Route 7 in Beaver Township.

Alzheimer's Association schedules Youngstown virtual walk for Sept. 26

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, neighborhoods, trails and parks will be the site of this year’s fund-raiser.
KEEPING THE FAITH | Even in success, put your trust in the ultimate handyman

KEEPING THE FAITH | Even in success, put your trust in the ultimate handyman

Faced with no ordinary blockage, I left the store with a product called “Blue Monster.” The voice of my wife lamenting, in my mind, saying "Really, Lewis, BLUE MONSTER?!"