Salt smothers metal fire

Local News

WEATHERSFIELD — Table salt can fix a recipe, but on Thursday it helped firefighters avoid a catastrophe. A magnesium and titanium fire broke out at International Technical Polymer Systems, 907 S. Main St., at 11:45 a.m. after employees were cutting the metals. “They were cutting the ...

Auto sales slump in Valley


WARREN — Vehicle sales in the Mahoning Valley slumped a bit last month, falling 13.6 percent from August a year ago, according to the latest numbers from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association. For the year, however, dealers are well above the pace set in 2020, a year that ...

Lordstown sets fall celebration

Community News

APPLE CIDER FESTIVAL: The Lordstown Apple Cider Festival will be today, Saturday and Sunday at the Lordstown school grounds, corner of state Route 45 and Salt Springs Road. The event will include a parade, craft show, rides, food, entertainment and fireworks. Hours are 4 p.m. to midnight today, ...

Warren council extends Dana St. closure

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WARREN — City council voted 7-3 on Wednesday to continue the closure of Dana Street for another 90 days. The street has been blocked from near the corner of North Park Avenue to Paige Avenue NE since 2017 at the request of Christopher Alan, who is developing what eventually will be the ...

YSU, donors celebrate ‘Tomorrow’s’ success today

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YOUNGSTOWN — Key donors who contributed to Youngstown State University’s seven-year “We See Tomorrow” fundraising campaign gathered Thursday to celebrate the initiative’s success in far exceeding its original goal. “You were all critical to the program’s success,” Jocelyne ...

Sherrod Brown, other senators probing LMC investor

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LORDSTOWN — Four Democratic U.S. senators have asked several creators of special-purpose acquisition companies, including the one that acquired Lordstown Motors Corp., for information the lawmakers say will help Congress and federal regulators protect investors and keep the marketplace ...