‘Vax-2-School’ coming for younger Ohioans

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With a low number of younger people vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Mike DeWine said the state will run scholarships drawings to encourage those ages 12 to 25 to get inoculated. But DeWine said Thursday: “I can’t guarantee this will work. But I think it’s got a good shot at ...

Nursing homes in Mahoning see rise in cases

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The number of patients and staff contracting COVID-19 at Mahoning County nursing homes and assisted-living facilities increased, rising from 35 last week to 45 this week. That also was the case for nursing homes across the state, which rose from 1,321 cases last week to 1,515 this ...

Falls tones bell, tower for schools

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NEWTON FALLS — Village council has approved donating a bell and bell tower to the Newton Falls school district and also is reviewing what funds are available to make a donation for the district’s new athletic complex. Council voted Monday to donate the bell tower at the municipal building, ...

District OKs architect for complex

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NEWTON FALLS — The Newton Falls Board of Education has approved an agreement with Phillips Sekanick Architects to design the new sports complex for the school district. Superintendent Rocco Adduci said at Thursday’s meeting the architectural firm, which also is designing the athletic ...

Girard robotics team hosts youth camp

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LIBERTY — They couldn’t have the usual competition season due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the Girard High School Robocats FIRST Robotics team has found other ways to take part in events, such as weekend robotics camps for area children. The first camp for students in sixth to eighth ...

Suspicious SUV linked to city burglary

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WARREN — Two people were arrested late Tuesday in connection to an earlier burglary at a Douglas Street NW home. According to a report, police officers were dispatched to the address to investigate a suspicious black SUV that a resident claimed was used in a burglary about 2 p.m. that day. ...