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How the Valley is celebrating Pride during protests and a pandemic

How the Valley is celebrating Pride during protests and a pandemic

With the social unrest that bloomed after the death of George Floyd and the recent deaths of black transgender women like Riah Milton and Dominique Fells, Pride has taken a more solemn tone. 
DeWine, Yost propose sweeping reforms to purge bad cops

DeWine, Yost propose sweeping reforms to purge bad cops

Attorney General Dave Yost, addressing Ohio police officials, said: "Those bad cops — and you know who they are — they're making your job and your mission harder. Those few bad cops are putting your life in jeopardy. They're making you less safe on the street."
Youngstown street to be closed Thursday and Friday for sewer repairs

Youngstown street to be closed Thursday and Friday for sewer repairs

A detour will be posted.
AIMEE FIFAREK | An open letter from the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County

AIMEE FIFAREK | An open letter from the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County

It’s our duty to make sure we are adhering to these regulations as we expand our services. That’s why we are taking things slowly.
DeWine seeks sweeping police accountability changes

DeWine seeks sweeping police accountability changes

Will task Ohio Legislature to consider creating an oversight board, establishing use-of-force records, ending chokehold maneuvers and creating independent investigations.
MVHS offers virtual Hands on History program

MVHS offers virtual Hands on History program

Activities will be available from July 8 through Aug. 5.
Ohio reporting 392 new cases of COVID-19; 39,303 total

Ohio reporting 392 new cases of COVID-19; 39,303 total

Statewide, there have been 2,377 confirmed deaths, including 218 in Mahoning County; 54 in Trumbull; and 58 in Columbiana; along with another 234 “probable deaths”.
Youngstown public library reopens drop boxes for books, media

Youngstown public library reopens drop boxes for books, media

“Many may not understand the complexities of reopening libraries, as we do not fall into the same categories as many businesses and organizations,” library Executive Director Aimee Fifarek said.
Watch live: DeWine updates state on law enforcement reform

Watch live: DeWine updates state on law enforcement reform

The governor will provide an update on law enforcement reform at 2 p.m.
Mahoning County reports 7 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Mahoning County reports 7 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Of the county's 218 total deaths, 77 percent were reported at county long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes.