Healthcare advocates recommend investing in mental health at all stages of life

Healthcare advocates recommend investing in mental health at all stages of life

Mental health care advocates and professionals recommend investing in your mental health at every stage of your life.

Saturday, May 11th 2024, 8:55 PM EDT by Janet Rogers
Focus on Sulphur Run cleanup continues in East Palestine

Focus on Sulphur Run cleanup continues in East Palestine

The Ohio EPA states 177,828 tons of solid waste has shipped out of East Palestine and cleanup efforts chug along. Plus 67,667,871 gallons of wastewater have shipped. As of May 9, the Ohio EPA says 60% of confirmatory sampling work is complete.

Friday, May 10th 2024, 8:32 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Class designed to identify mental health illness in others

Class designed to identify mental health illness in others

“You're like a first responder to help that person until they can get to professional help,” explained Valerie Burney, Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator with Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board.

Thursday, May 9th 2024, 9:42 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Youngstown offering discounted water bill in exchange for water sample

Youngstown offering discounted water bill in exchange for water sample

Up to $50 could be knocked off of a water bill for homeowner's participation.

Wednesday, May 8th 2024, 5:54 AM EDT by Erin Simonek
Hoarding: addressing the mental health issue in Mahoning County

Hoarding: addressing the mental health issue in Mahoning County

Hoarding could look like a collection of animals, material things or both and it's a mental health issue that's more prevalent than you might think.

Wednesday, May 8th 2024, 5:52 AM EDT by Sydney Canty
Nurses of Steward-owned hospitals hope for new owners to bring change as bankruptcy uncertainties remain

Nurses of Steward-owned hospitals hope for new owners to bring change as bankruptcy uncertainties remain

An uncertain restructuring process unfolds now that Steward Healthcare has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, leaving a lot of questions as to what comes next for Steward-owned hospitals in the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys. The news comes as Nat

Tuesday, May 7th 2024, 7:09 PM EDT by Madison Tromler
Family says daughter's life-saving medicine for rare disease costs over $160-thousand

Family says daughter's life-saving medicine for rare disease costs over $160-thousand

The fluid cost of the medication has left the family scrambling for a necessity Christine Lapotta can't live without.

Friday, May 3rd 2024, 7:08 PM EDT by Madison Tromler
Communities show support for Lakeview student injured during track practice

Communities show support for Lakeview student injured during track practice

"It's the outpouring of love and support that sets this community apart from others," Superintendent Velina Jo Taylor said. "They will do everything possible to make sure Frankie and his family know they are loved and supported."

Thursday, May 2nd 2024, 4:11 AM EDT by Erin Simonek
Valley dispensaries, cultivators react to potential cannabis reclassification

Valley dispensaries, cultivators react to potential cannabis reclassification

Cannabis could be reclassified for the first time since the Controlled Substances Act became law half a century ago.

Tuesday, April 30th 2024, 10:07 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Mercy Health – St. Joseph Warren Hospital opens Cardiac Cath Lab

Mercy Health – St. Joseph Warren Hospital opens Cardiac Cath Lab

Patients who need diagnostic cardiac catheterization can now undergo the procedure at Mercy Health – St. Joseph Warren Hospital, in a newly opened, state-of-the-art catheterization lab.

Monday, April 29th 2024, 11:48 AM EDT
Dylan's House hosting weekend fundraiser to support individuals with autism

Dylan's House hosting weekend fundraiser to support individuals with autism

The non-profit is named after Kevin & Amy's son, Dylan, who has lived on his own for several years.

Friday, April 26th 2024, 10:02 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Youngstown Councilwoman provides update on plans for former south side McDonald's building

Youngstown Councilwoman provides update on plans for former south side McDonald's building

Davis tells 21 News this building will act as a community center targeted towards senior citizens, but this building will have plenty more to offer.

Friday, April 26th 2024, 12:58 PM EDT by Zach Mosca & Erin Simonek
YSU fashion program host fashion show promoting body positivity

YSU fashion program host fashion show promoting body positivity

This annual event has been taking place since 2013. The show is put on every year to honor Danielle Peters, a former student who died from an eating disorder in 2012.

Wednesday, April 24th 2024, 9:12 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Youngstown City Schools announce budget cuts and layoffs

Youngstown City Schools announce budget cuts and layoffs

The district projects that cuts and layoffs will reduce expenditures by $3.5-4 million. The district does not plan to lay off any teaching positions.

Tuesday, April 23rd 2024, 9:39 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Vienna Township makes more PD and FD staffing cuts, police chief quits on the spot

Vienna Township makes more PD and FD staffing cuts, police chief quits on the spot

After 2 hours of executive session, Assistant Fiscal Officer Tom Shay confirmed the township has at least $1.3 million of unpaid bills. Trustee Phil Pegg said while the current total stands at $1.3 million, it is likely to increase.

Tuesday, April 23rd 2024, 5:08 AM EDT by Maura Rubinic & Erin Simonek
Project MKC raises $90k for children in need

Project MKC raises $90k for children in need

"We serve all of Northeast Ohio," Coffin added. "From Steubenville to Cleveland and in between. It's a vast network of over 85 partners that we serve throughout Northeast Ohio."

Friday, April 19th 2024, 10:41 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Ward Bakery building purchased by new owner, artists ordered to vacate building by June 10

Ward Bakery building purchased by new owner, artists ordered to vacate building by June 10

"We're trying to figure out who the new buyer is and what kind of options we have," Van Hoose concluded. "It's a very complicated situation and it's not going to be solved by one meeting."

Wednesday, April 17th 2024, 10:08 PM EDT by Zach Mosca & Erin Simonek
Fundraisers withdraw application to sell alcohol at American Legion on Celebrate Poland Day

Fundraisers withdraw application to sell alcohol at American Legion on Celebrate Poland Day

Task Force 20's Luke Schuster withdrew his liquor application during Tuesday's council meeting, after receiving much pushback from the Celebrate Poland committee and some village leaders.

Wednesday, April 17th 2024, 5:31 AM EDT by Erin Simonek
Two organizations at odds over proposed ban on alcohol sales at Poland Village events

Two organizations at odds over proposed ban on alcohol sales at Poland Village events

A war of words, and some new proposed legislation is brewing discord between two non-profit groups in Poland Village.

Monday, April 15th 2024, 11:07 PM EDT by Janet Rogers
East Palestine residents push back on Norfolk Southern settlement

East Palestine residents push back on Norfolk Southern settlement

Worries and frustrations filled Columbiana's Main Street Theatre and Enon Valley's SNPJ Recreation Center Monday as legal experts discussed the East Palestine community's options involving Norfolk Southern's $600 million settlement.

Monday, April 15th 2024, 10:05 PM EDT by Erin Simonek