Area fire districts get hosed

Local News

Leaders of four Mahoning Valley fire districts say their departments got shortchanged when pandemic relief funds were handed out. A Valley congressman says that’s because those who assembled the plan were more concerned about bigger cities than smaller communities. The fire chiefs and a ...

Business briefs


PARTNERSHIP TO FIGHT SCAMS: Premier Bank has partnered with the American Bankers Association and more than 1,300 banks across the U.S. to educate customers about the threat of phishing scams with the launch of a consumer awareness campaign called #BanksNeverAskThat. The campaign seeks to ...


Community News

• LAKEVIEW BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a work session followed by a special meeting 5 p.m. today at the high school media center. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 2 p.m. today at the township administration building on a youth baseball tournament and a ...


Police Blotters

Police activity reported May 23-June 5: June 5, 10:06 p.m. — Unwanted person reported in the 7200 block of Warren Sharon Road. 6:34 p.m. — ATV complaint reported in the 1200 block of Thomas Road. 11:32 a.m. — Animal complaint reported in the 7100 block of Warren Sharon ...

Sewer, garbage hikes coming in Warren

Local News

WARREN — City residents will be asked to pay more for their garbage pickup and elimination of sewage beginning this year, if council approves rate increases sought by the administration. First readings of rate-increase proposals will take place on three ordinances at Wednesday’s council ...

Mayors, police talk crime with Gov. Mike DeWine

Local News

Eight mayors and police chiefs of mid-sized communities met with Gov. Mike DeWine about ways the state can help them lower crime and improve investigations. Mayor Doug Franklin of Warren and Mayor Jamael Tito Brown of Youngstown attended the meeting at the governor’s home. “Gov. DeWine ...