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Akiva Academy, Jewish Family Services collect pajamas for children in foster care

Akiva Academy, Jewish Family Services collect pajamas for children in foster care

More than 162 new pajama sets were donated.
Youngstown Playhouse mourns the loss of Joseph Scarvell

Youngstown Playhouse mourns the loss of Joseph Scarvell

Since his Playhouse stage debut in 1958, Joseph Scarvell was involved as an actor, director, board member, patron and audience member for 62 years.
Ohio reporting 5,636 new COVID-19 cases; 288 in the Valley

Ohio reporting 5,636 new COVID-19 cases; 288 in the Valley

Since yesterday’s report, there have been 130 new cases in Mahoning County; 103 in Trumbull; and 55 in Columbiana.
Your Morning Matters: Liverpool Lou’s birthday

Your Morning Matters: Liverpool Lou’s birthday

Nothing epitomizes the messy rollout of COVID-19 vaccines quite like the agonizing reality of wasted doses.
Mahoning County Land Bank releases 10-year impact report

Mahoning County Land Bank releases 10-year impact report

Since its inception in 2011, the land bank has completed nearly 1,500 demolitions and contributed to the restoration of nearly 100 tax-delinquent homes that went back on the market.
Rev. David Bonnar to be ordained as Diocese of Youngstown bishop

Rev. David Bonnar to be ordained as Diocese of Youngstown bishop

The Mass of Ordination and Installation will take place at 2 p.m. Jan. 12 and can be watched on Fox Youngstown and will be livestreamed on the Cathedral of St. Columba’s website and wkbn.com.
HOW IT REALLY WORKS | Why Trump's Senate supporters can't overturn Electoral College results they don't like

HOW IT REALLY WORKS | Why Trump's Senate supporters can't overturn Electoral College results they don't like

The U.S. Congress will gather in a joint session today to tally the votes of the Electoral College.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Boetcher achieves workers’ compensation specialist designation

BUSINESS UPDATES | Boetcher achieves workers’ compensation specialist designation

Among today's business updates: Full Swing Golf Simulator Lounge; Burgan Real Estate; Mahoning County Career and Technical Center; Mahoning Valley Safety Council; and AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
Youngstown expects budget surplus for 2021; 2022 is a different story

Youngstown expects budget surplus for 2021; 2022 is a different story

A sizeable surplus was generated by one-time revenues provided by federal and state governments, through workers’ compensation rebates, savings due to furloughs and reduced spending. Will any of it be left for 2022?
As Ohio preps for senior vaccinations, DeWine is asked, 'Where's your plan?'

As Ohio preps for senior vaccinations, DeWine is asked, 'Where's your plan?'

Here's how the governor described the state's planning methodology: "We're on a train. We're putting fuel in it and we're building the train at the same time." He said he expects to announce details Thursday.