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Governor, director warn older Ohioans about phone scams

Governor, director warn older Ohioans about phone scams

“Unfortunately, older adults are one of the most targeted groups for scammers,” Gov. Mike DeWine said.
Sen. Brown seeks Valley input on affordable housing policy

Sen. Brown seeks Valley input on affordable housing policy

Predatory landowners are "preying on these working people that have no financial stability whatsoever,” said Mike Durkin, the city’s code enforcement and blight remediation superintendent. “… I deal with this on a daily basis.”
Lepore-Hagan, Rulli seek end to Academic Distress Commissions

Lepore-Hagan, Rulli seek end to Academic Distress Commissions

HB 154 passed the Ohio House in May 2019. Hearings on the bill in the Ohio Senate Education Committee have stalled since late September.
Brown, Portman honor late Judge Nathaniel Jones

Brown, Portman honor late Judge Nathaniel Jones

Jones, a Youngstown native, was the first black federal appeals court judge in Ohio and the first black federal prosecutor in the Northern District of Ohio.
Michael Stanley, Donnie Iris, Judas Priest, Tedeschi Trucks Band coming to Youngstown

Michael Stanley, Donnie Iris, Judas Priest, Tedeschi Trucks Band coming to Youngstown

Presale tickets go on sale Wednesday for Judas Priest and Thursday for Michael Stanley, Donnie Iris and Tedeschi Trucks Band.
Sherrod Brown hosts roundtable on housing

Sherrod Brown hosts roundtable on housing

“We have an affordable housing crisis in Ohio and all over the country,” U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said Monday.
YSU Jazz Ensembles to perform tonight at Kilcawley Center

YSU Jazz Ensembles to perform tonight at Kilcawley Center

The concert is free and parking is available in the M30 Wick Avenue parking deck for a nominal fee.
Your Morning Matters: Kindness might be a remedy for what ails us

Your Morning Matters: Kindness might be a remedy for what ails us

A lawsuit against a Youngstown nursing home alleges instances of neglect that caused a man’s death.
There are new nutrition labels on food — have you noticed?

There are new nutrition labels on food — have you noticed?

Among the changes, there are now two columns — one for a serving size and one for how much is in the whole container.
Love of animals unleashes pet care services to thrive

Love of animals unleashes pet care services to thrive

With more than 100,000 pet care service businesses, this industry increased its number of establishments by more than 60 percent since 2007.