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Recent articles by Megan:

YCS building new physical education centers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN)- Youngstown City Schools will have new physical education centers. These are outdoor spaces. Paul C. Bunn Elementary is one of the places where work is being done right now. Four centers are being built, and four more will come in the fall. → Read More

YWCA opens registration for STEAM camp

The school year is almost through and that means summer camps! → Read More

Boardman Police investigating carjacking

Officers were called to Stanton Avenue in Boardman around 11:15 p.m. → Read More

YPD holds internship, teaches students to process a crime scene

The Youngstown Police Department offers various internship opportunities throughout the year. This summer two YSU students will join the crime unit for a summer of learning and growing. → Read More

20-year-old opens salon on YSU campus

Youngstown State University’s campus has a few restaurants and coffee shops for students to walk to, but not a place to get something as simple as a haircut. However that all changed just a few weeks ago when a student opened her own salon. → Read More

Poland’s American Legion to honor WWII veterans at Memorial Day parade

For the past two years, the American Legion in Poland held a small ceremony for Memorial Day due to COVID-19. However, this year they are bringing the parade back. The parade is unlike others, candy isn’t thrown. → Read More

Police presence on Youngstown’s South Side

There is a large police presence on Youngstown’s South Side. → Read More

Valley residents deal with flooding after Saturday rain

The Valley saw some rain Saturday night. → Read More

Area nurse of 40 years gets special recognition

All of the nurses at Mercy Health have been celebrated this week, especially Wednesday with their tree planting. However, one nurse got a special recognition. → Read More

Nurses honored with tree planting

A group gathered Wednesday in front of Mercy Health Primary Care Center off of Belmont Avenue. → Read More

Austintown road closed for repairs

New Road between Yolanda Place and Meridian is also closed starting Wednesday. → Read More

Voters pass Cardinal Joint Fire District levy

Voters in Canfield passed the Cardinal Joint Fire District levy with nearly 57% of the votes. → Read More

Canfield voters against school bond referendum

Canfield residents voted no 71.78% against the Canfield school bond issue. → Read More

New YSU partnership could expose students to emerging career option

Youngstown State University’s Division of Workforce Education and Innovation fosters new skills and technology. Its new partnership with Purdue University has the opportunity to expose students to a new resource. → Read More

Old PondScape building being demolished

First News is working to learn more about the former PondScape building demolition in Boardman. → Read More

Local hospital to host hiring event, $5K hiring bonus

A “Walk-in Wednesday” hiring event is being hosted by Salem Regional Medical Center. → Read More

Local woman’s new book spreads awareness for Tourette syndrome

Britney Wolf, of Champion, recently published a book entitled “Ticcing My Way Through Life.” It gives her readers a first-hand look at her life with Tourette syndrome. → Read More

Teens waitlisted as MCCTC sees high enrollment numbers

The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center has been around for almost 50 years, and we’re told enrollment is extremely high at the moment. → Read More

YSU students raising money for cancer research

Youngstown State University students and the community are coming together Sunday to raise money for Relay for Life. → Read More

How to tell if your soil is ready for planting

Spring usually means spending time outdoors, cleaning up the yard and, of course, planting flowers! However, the wintry mix we saw on Tuesday could cause some issues for gardeners. → Read More