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Second Harvest earns four-star rating from charity evaluator

Second Harvest earns four-star rating from charity evaluator

“Only a quarter of charities rated by Charity Navigator receive the distinction of our four-star rating,” Michael Thatcher, president and CEO of Charity Navigator, said.
Your Morning Matters: Come on and Zoom, Zoom, zooma-Zoom

Your Morning Matters: Come on and Zoom, Zoom, zooma-Zoom

Despite recent reports, Mahoning County officials said less than a third of the county’s COVID-19-related deaths were reported in area nursing homes.
Ohio to receive more than<br>$8 million to combat pandemic

Ohio to receive more than
$8 million to combat pandemic

“Northeast Ohio has been among the hardest hit in our state by the coronavirus outbreak,” U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said.
YSU engineering faculty develop 3D filtration device for masks

YSU engineering faculty develop 3D filtration device for masks

The reusable filter cartridge, for masks like the N95 respirators, awaits review by the National Institute of Health as well as approvals from the FDA and the Veterans Administration. 
Groups urge Ohio lawmakers to help small farms survive pandemic

Groups urge Ohio lawmakers to help small farms survive pandemic

A suggested policy move would be to establish clear social-distancing guidelines for farmers markets so they can stay open.
DeWine seeks early release for 167 inmates to stem COVID-19 spread

DeWine seeks early release for 167 inmates to stem COVID-19 spread

Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Acton said Ohioans must continue social distancing. "We are winning the war to protect our scarce resources. We can't become complacent."
Are Youngstown nursing homes pandemic 'hotspots?'

Are Youngstown nursing homes pandemic 'hotspots?'

During the COVID-19 pandemic, transparency of information is more crucial than ever, said advocates for nursing home residents.
Four new COVID-19 cases at FCI Elkton

Four new COVID-19 cases at FCI Elkton

An advance team of Ohio National Guard told Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine "there's no doubt the prison needs help," he said Monday.
Florida company to buy 1,000 vehicles from Lordstown Motors

Florida company to buy 1,000 vehicles from Lordstown Motors

Lordstown Motors Corp. has received letters of intent from customers across the country.
Acton cites Youngstown nursing homes in 'hotspot' analysis

Acton cites Youngstown nursing homes in 'hotspot' analysis

Map of "strong" and "weak" emerging clusters across the state reported between March 29 and April 3 shows Mahoning County is sandwiched in between two "strong" cluster areas.