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Report: Ohio capital unprepared for protests' size and energy

Report: Ohio capital unprepared for protests' size and energy

The city of Columbus had no advance plan for handling such protests, the report said.
'We will protect you' | Youngstown to unleash Operation Steel Penguins

'We will protect you' | Youngstown to unleash Operation Steel Penguins

The initiative will focus on those in the community who are not permitted to carry guns but continue to possess them, city officials said.
Concerning drop in people wanting COVID vaccines has experts asking: What can be done?

Concerning drop in people wanting COVID vaccines has experts asking: What can be done?

Some experts are concerned the decrease could mean it takes longer to reach herd immunity.
COVID-19 vaccines to be available at Southern Park Mall site

COVID-19 vaccines to be available at Southern Park Mall site

Appointments can be made to receive either the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
BUSINESS UPDATES | YMCA of Youngstown’s Beth Scheller chosen for child protection cohort

BUSINESS UPDATES | YMCA of Youngstown’s Beth Scheller chosen for child protection cohort

Also among today's business updates: ONE Health Ohio; Major League Tire; PNC Financial Services Group; and AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
Want to get back to normal life? Get vaccinated, experts say

Want to get back to normal life? Get vaccinated, experts say

From going outside without masks to attending the NFL draft, the list of what fully vaccinated people are allowed to do is slowly growing.
Former Youngstown Area Jewish Federation leader dies at 74

Former Youngstown Area Jewish Federation leader dies at 74

“Sam was our leader who changed the Jewish community for the better,” said Andrew Lipkin, Youngstown Area Jewish Federation CEO.
OH WOW! children’s center to reopen to the public in May

OH WOW! children’s center to reopen to the public in May

OH WOW! began Phase 1 of a multimillion dollar renovation in January.
UPDATE | DeWine loosens quarantine protocol for vaccinated Ohioans

UPDATE | DeWine loosens quarantine protocol for vaccinated Ohioans

The 3.6 million fully vaccinated Ohioans are no longer required to quarantine if they are exposed to someone with COVID-19.
Ohio Black Judges Association ready for inaugural event

Ohio Black Judges Association ready for inaugural event

Youngstown Municipal Court Judge Carla Baldwin was chosen as a member of the new group's steering committee.