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Past articles by Amanda:

Warren families treated to games and food at community fun day

The event was sponsored by Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership along with donations from the community. → Read More

Thousands of athletes gather for annual Spartan Cross Country Invitational

On Saturday, more than 400 teams took to the field. → Read More

Mahoning Valley Railroad Heritage Association wraps up open house of historic train cars

For many guests, it is an opportunity to see how people lived and working in the railroad industry. → Read More

‘He still mattered’: Advocates for man killed in Niles police shooting aren’t satisfied

Family and community members say they are not happy with the county's decision not to charge Niles officers who shot and killed Matthew Burroughs. → Read More

Impact Ohio seminar brings together state officials, community to discuss local issues

In addition to local leaders, the seminar also brought together state officials to discuss issues in the Youngstown area. → Read More

Mill Creek Park hopes new technology could prevent algae growth and fish kills

A Youngstown-based environmental company is running some tests around Mill Creek Park for the next few weeks. → Read More

Traffic light in Youngstown temporarily down during road project

Traffic signals are being replaced at the intersection of Glenwood and Canfield Road in Youngstown as part of a larger project. → Read More

Hubbard teacher brings 9/11 attacks to life for students who weren’t yet alive

For the Hubbard High School students in Mary Davis' government classes, the terrorist attacks are an event in history. → Read More

Renovations to east side grandstand complete at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium

The new bleacher seats are ready for Youngstown State University’s home opener on Saturday. → Read More

Misinformation campaign claims China is ‘invading’ Ohio electric grid

All around the area, people are finding flyers in their mailboxes, warning China is "invading" Ohio's electric grid. → Read More

Low-cost Youngstown Amphitheatre events exceed attendance expectations

The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre is wrapping up its first season. → Read More

Girard center holding food drive to help families in need

The Girard Multi-Generational Center will be holding a food drive to benefit needy area families. → Read More

Warren native and CEO of hydrogen car company signs agreement to come to Valley

Hyperion Motors will base its automotive division at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center (TBEIC) in Warren for now. → Read More

‘Truly blessed’: Youngstown football team ready for season after NFL surprise

The Chaney Cowboys got to meet Cleveland Browns player Odell Beckham, Jr., who gave them new equipment. → Read More

3 new Warren firefighters take oath of office

Three new Warren firefighters were sworn in Tuesday. → Read More

Amber Alert issued for Allegheny County girl

The two-year-old is described as a black female with black hair and brown eyes → Read More

Yard sales, vendors lined up along 60 miles of Route 7

Businesses set up snack stands along the way so hungry shoppers can take a break. → Read More

Nonprofit builds new natural play area at Mosquito Lake

Each week, the play area has been expanding a little more. → Read More

Fair veterinarians responsible for keeping animals healthy and happy

One of the main attractions at the Canfield Fair is the animals. → Read More

Canfield Fair Board watching the weather forecast this weekend

Sunday and Monday nights are the biggest nights for entertainment at the fair’s Grandstand, but there’s also a chance of rain. → Read More