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Your Morning Matters: Thanks to everyone for tuning in

Your Morning Matters: Thanks to everyone for tuning in

It’s estimated the households of nearly 3,000 students in Mahoning and Columbiana counties currently don’t have internet access.
Ohio ends 2020 fiscal year with general tax revenue down $1.1 billion

Ohio ends 2020 fiscal year with general tax revenue down $1.1 billion

Gov. Mike DeWine said last week the state would be tapping into its rainy day fund.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Chester Family Dentistry implements system to reduce COVID-19 risk

BUSINESS UPDATES | Chester Family Dentistry implements system to reduce COVID-19 risk

Among today's business updates: Burgan Friedkin Commercial Group; MCCTC Adult Career Center; and AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
Report: Black youths less likely to be released from detention facilities

Report: Black youths less likely to be released from detention facilities

Summit County Juvenile Court Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio said the inability of courts to safely hold jury trials during the pandemic has contributed to the slowed pace of releasing detained young people.
Youngstown school board OKs $5.2M levy for November ballot

Youngstown school board OKs $5.2M levy for November ballot

CEO Justin Jennings will share his plan for the budget and for online schooling in the fall at his monthly meeting on Wednesday at noon via Zoom.
Congressional bills would close gaps, inequities in broadband access

Congressional bills would close gaps, inequities in broadband access

It’s estimated the households of nearly 3,000 students in Mahoning and Columbiana counties currently don’t have internet access.
Valley leaders participate in Mahoning Matters panel on race

Valley leaders participate in Mahoning Matters panel on race

“While I am a judge, I am still a Black woman,” Judge Carla Baldwin said. “I am determined to treat the people I serve the way I want to be treated and not how I have been treated at times."
Trumbull County reports 7 new coronavirus cases, 1 new death

Trumbull County reports 7 new coronavirus cases, 1 new death

Another 736 people, including 271 from Warren, have completed quarantine periods and have been released.
Mahoning Valley Historical Society to offer 2 online presentations this week

Mahoning Valley Historical Society to offer 2 online presentations this week

“Create a Newscast,” the latest video challenge for the Hands-On History At Your House summer series, will debut at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Traci Manning, MVHS curator of education, will teach viewers about the different facets of putting together a news program.
DeWine cancels briefing as Ohio reports 1,100 new coronavirus cases

DeWine cancels briefing as Ohio reports 1,100 new coronavirus cases

Statewide, there have been 2,813 confirmed deaths, including 239 in Mahoning County; 80 in Trumbull; and 60 in Columbiana; along with another 256 “probable deaths."