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Former priest sues Youngstown diocese, accusers for defamation

Former priest sues Youngstown diocese, accusers for defamation

A Vienna priest suspended for claims of sexual abuse wants to meet his accuser in court.
Navigating the choppy waters of flooding in the Mahoning Valley

Navigating the choppy waters of flooding in the Mahoning Valley

As the data reviewed by Mahoning Matters suggests, devastating storms are becoming more of the new norm. And as Mahoning Valley more regularly experiences devastating flooding, residents are demanding that local government step up and provide relief. But what are the options?
YBI announces additions to women’s, minority initiatives

YBI announces additions to women’s, minority initiatives

“We believe that our work in diversity and inclusion is truly making an impact, so adding support to our women’s and minority program was a natural next step for us," said YBI CEO Barb Ewing.
'Don't sell your house' takes new meaning for former Lordstown GM workers

'Don't sell your house' takes new meaning for former Lordstown GM workers

Employees who once worked at the now-shuttered GM Lordstown Assembly Complex are facing increasingly difficult housing situations.
10 troublesome food inspections in Mahoning County — and how businesses responded

10 troublesome food inspections in Mahoning County — and how businesses responded

Mahoning County Board of Health food inspectors found nearly 1,700 food code violations at restaurants, markets and schools it inspected as of mid-September.
WYSU is turning 50 and you're invited

WYSU is turning 50 and you're invited

YSU's National Public Radio station went live at 10 a.m. on Oct. 23, 1969.
Balance and bite: The subtle art of chili-making

Balance and bite: The subtle art of chili-making

I worked in restaurants for years, but only in the front of the house. I'm no chef. But I like to think I do know how to make a darned-good chili.
Boardman tenant sues landlord after amputation

Boardman tenant sues landlord after amputation

A Boardman man claims his foot was infected by sewage backflow during the May 28 storm and partially amputated.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month reveals gaps in Valley health care

Breast Cancer Awareness Month reveals gaps in Valley health care

Lori Sweeney has this advice for other women not following doctor's orders: “Please get that mammogram. Don’t be me.”

Youngstown Nonviolence Week continues Wednesday

The Simeon Booker Award for Courage will be awarded to Denise DeBartolo York