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Higher salt prices pinch some Ohio local budgets
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Higher salt prices are expected to pinch the budgets of some local governments in Ohio as they try to replenish salt supplies for the coming winter State officials say salt prices for the Ohio Department of Transportation's summer stock-up are nearly double what the state paid in some counties last year and are climbing higher for ... (more)
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Capital News: Dissension within the ranks on FitzGerald candidacy
The last thing Chris Redfern and the Ohio Democratic Party need is vocal, public dissension from within the ranks about their gubernatorial hopeful, Ed FitzGerald.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
OSBA announces Innovative Court Practices Award winner
The Ohio State Bar Association announced that this year's winner of the Judicial Administration and Legal Reform Committee Innovative Court Practices Award is the Mahoning County Domestic Relations Court for its Civil Protection Order Card program.
New gas-processing plant in Mahoning County back on track
Plans for a new natural gas-processing plant in Mahoning County appear to back on track, the Youngstown Business Journal reports.
Competitors ready for Junior Fair
On the first day of the fair, the Mahoning County Junior Fair participants were ready to go, keeping their animals' pens clean and presenting the animals for judging when it was time.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Polivka keeps post for now
The Ohio Democratic Party executive committee opted against suspending Trumbull County Democratic Party Chairman Dan Polivka, and instead, appointed someone to examine possible ODP and Democratic National Committee rules violations committed by the local party when it used secret ballots to fill a vacant county commissioner seat.
Soaring road salt prices have Ohio cities, counties scrambling
Skyrocketing prices for road salt have municipalities across Northeast Ohio slashing orders and hunting for other ways to keep streets and highways free of ice and snow this winter.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Across Our Communities
The clubgrounds are located along East High Street. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and run continuously throughout the day.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Rules review ongoing for tattoos, body art
The city health department is still in the process of reviewing new local rules proposed for tattoo and body art establishments and artists.
Mahoning County Junior Fair Outstanding Youth to be recognized Wednesday
Mahoning County Junior Fair Outstanding Youth Award winners will be announced the first day of the Canfield Fair during the Junior Fair Youth Day program at 2 p.m. Wednesday on the Concourse stage.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Selection of jurors to begin
In a first for a capital murder case staged here, potential jurors called to hear testimony in the trial of David Martin will be greeted with a lengthy questionnaire designed to streamline the jury selection process.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
13 charged in death of Youngstown teen
A juvenile is facing two counts of murder, and 12 others, including nine adults and three other juveniles, are charged with related crimes stemming from the shooting death of a teenager Sunday night.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Across Our Communities
Table vendors from organizations, churches and businesses are needed for the Family Fall Fun Day to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept.
The Columbus Dispatch
Illegal gambling still a problem despite legal options
Despite a multitude of legal gambling available, including four casinos, five racinos and lottery games, Ohioans continue finding places to gamble illegally.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Chamber's shale trade show canceled
What was the premier Utica Shale conference and trade show for the last three years will not go forward as planned this year.
Harrison County hit by positive magnitude fracking quakes in 2013
There is new evidence that small earthquakes triggered by hydraulic fracturing or fracking rocked Ohio's Harrison County in late 2013.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Search warrant executed at suspected illegal casino
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Smith Township Police Chief John Siranovic announced that a search warrant was executed Tuesday at a Mahoning County business suspected of operating as an illegal casino.
Canfield Fair Rooster Run and Walk set
The Mahoning County Market Livestock Committee will present its inaugural 5K Rooster Run-Walk starting at 8 a.m. Aug. 31 during the Canfield Fair.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Ohio investigators search suspected illegal casino
Ohio's attorney general says state officials have searched a Mahoning County business suspected of operating as an illegal casino.
Goshen trustees put off vote on police contracts
The trustees have scheduled a special meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at the administration building to discuss the contracts to provide police protection to Green Township and Beloit, as well as the school resource officer to West Branch Local Schools.