Rod Cowan, WKBN 27 First News

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WKBN 27 First News

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Past articles by Rod:

Boardman rescue group giving away free dog food

The next dog food giveaway will be this Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at Every Dog Matters on Market Street. → Read More

Unique concept involving pizza helps Youngstown business owner pay it forward

Instead of celebrating his business anniversary, Nate Offerdahl is helping out the Youngstown community during these hard times. → Read More

Line forms outside Boardman store for guns and ammo

The line was out the door Tuesday at Fin Feather Fur Outfitters in Boardman. → Read More

Local bar relies on electrostatic disinfection to stay ahead of COVID-19 outbreak

The Stoneyard Grill and Tavern in Niles hired Germ Control Solutions to disinfect the building. → Read More

A little precaution can go a long way to protect yourself from Lyme disease

If you want to have a tick tested for Lyme disease, you can drop it off at the OSU Extension Office in Canfield. → Read More

Leetonia superintendent steps down amid harassment allegations

The superintendent for the Leetonia Exempted Village School District turned in his resignation. → Read More

West Branch closing 1 school, consolidating with enrollment dropping and money running out

West Branch School District decided to close an elementary school, bringing the district down from four buildings to three. → Read More

Converging systems could bring mixed precipitation, icy conditions

Changing weather conditions over the next 48 hours could bring everything from rain and snow to ice and sleet to parts of the Valley. → Read More

Group claims new waste being disposed of at E. Liverpool incinerator is dangerous

Save Our County is concerned about chemicals being disposed of in the Heritage Thermal Hazardous Waste Incinerator in East Liverpool. → Read More

Fair Isaac and Company announces changs to credit scoring system

On Thursday, FICO announced two changes to its credit scoring system. This system is the most widely used in the U.S. → Read More

Road project plans on display for public comment in Farrell

A busy intersection next to Farrell High School will soon be getting a facelift. → Read More

Rep. Tim Ryan proposing early Medicare enrollment for first responders

On Friday, Tim Ryan met with local first responders to talk about their concerns with the rising cost of health insurance. → Read More

Sharon police say security camera helped them find teen girl’s stalker

On Tuesday, Sharon police officers arrested Nicholas Dano after a lengthy investigation into stalking complaints. → Read More

State performing audit on Hubbard Township Police Department

The state will pick up the cost of the audit due to the financial situation of the township. → Read More

Bush keeps car from crashing into building in Warren

The car almost drove into a building in the 7 17 Credit Union complex on Larchmont Avenue. → Read More

Importance of credit score in getting the best loan for a new house or car

Buying a new house or car is exciting but waiting for that credit check can be stressful. → Read More

Business at Ski Chalet in Niles keeps steady, despite warm stretch

Those at Ski Chalet in Niles say business is steady, despite the warm stretch. → Read More

Local real estate agents address talk of recession amid current political climate

U.S. economists say there have been some typical recession triggers but Youngstown-area real estate agents say there's no sign we'll see another 2008. → Read More

WATCH: Full Richard Morgan interview

Rich Morgan last left the WKBN airwaves after 27 years of doing morning weather in March of this year. → Read More

Weathersfield man argues annexation into Niles would shut down his hunting club

Fifteen acres of the Western Reserve Fish and Game Association lie on land in Weathersfield Township that could be annexed into Niles. → Read More