Keely Lovern, WKBN 27 First News

Keely Lovern

WKBN 27 First News

Cheyenne, WY, United States

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Past articles by Keely:

Mercy Health opening 3 new vaccine clinics in Mahoning County

Since they started in January, Mercy Health has already given out more than 36,000 vaccines to Valley residents. Now, they're preparing to distribute even more. → Read More

Local cancer wellness center goes virtual to continue supporting clients

Yellow Brick Place in Youngstown got creative and has found a way to still help clients feel beautiful no matter what stage of treatment they're receiving. → Read More

Valley doctor talks difference between COVID-19, allergy symptoms as we enter spring

Mercy Health's Dr. Annamarie Calo also discusses how to handle tick season. → Read More

Community says goodbye during end of watch call for OSHP dispatcher who died

On Saturday, the community said goodbye to a Canfield man who served the as a dispatcher for the Ohio State Highway Patrol for the last 13 years. → Read More

Remember to check smoke alarms while moving your clocks forward

This Sunday, Ohioans shouldn't just move their clocks forward one hour, they should also check to see if potentially life-saving devices in their home have expired -- their smoke alarms. → Read More

The Mahoning Valley celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

The Down Syndrome Association of the Valley usually hosts an annual dance party to celebrate. But this year they're giving families the chance to celebrate at home. → Read More

Events in the Valley slowly making comeback after long year of cancellations

The Mahoning Valley Home Builders Association (HBA) is currently hosting the 70th annual Home & Garden Show at Mr. Anthony's in Boardman. → Read More

Local ICU nurse reflects on past year, saying all front line workers should feel proud

For local hospital workers, the past 12 months have been filled with all kinds of emotion — from pain to healing, sadness to joy. They have seen it all and are still going strong. → Read More

With thousands of open appointments, Mercy Health hopes to extend vaccination reach

As of right now, Mercy Health has seven vaccine locations in the tri-county area, but Dr. Kravec says their goal is to bring vaccines to all of their 24 locations as soon as possible. → Read More

Medical and religious leaders ease concerns over Easter services

Easter is just around the corner, and many are wondering if it is again safe to celebrate with in-person worship and events. → Read More

As COVID health orders loosen, many have ‘re-entry anxiety’

At the start of the pandemic, many of us couldn't wait until the lockdown was over. But now, as the world begins to transition back to normalcy, it's feeling equally as uncomfortable to go back to the way things were. → Read More

Patients can now have new heart procedure in Youngstown

Before, people with mitral valve regurgitation, which is leakiness in the heart, would have to travel to Pittsburgh or Cleveland for this procedure. → Read More

Mercy Health Youngstown approved for new hospice fellowship program

A new program at Mercy Health Youngstown will focus on educating new doctors on hospice and other end-of-life care. → Read More

City cleaning crew finds dead puppy in trash bag in Youngstown

A city litter and recycling crew found the white pit bull terrier mix in a trash bag on Willow Street. → Read More

Specialized doctor brings new technology to the Valley for fighting against cancer

In January, Dr. Dwight Heron joined Mercy Health Youngstown as their new system medical director of oncology services. → Read More

Don’t put off medical care due to pandemic fears, doctors say

Some people have put off medical care due to fears of contracting COVID-19, but doctors say we can’t let the pandemic stop us from making health a priority, especially when it comes to routine checkups and screenings. → Read More

With great back story, Boardman bakery owner named Hometown Hero for creating non-profit

Shaun DaVill said the community in the Valley has really made a huge impact on his success and in his passion for giving back. → Read More

Pennsylvania state trooper, 3 others accused of illegal activity at strip club

Robert Covington Jr., who co-owns Sinners Swing Gentleman's Club in Mayfield has served with the state police for 13 years. → Read More

United Way: Pennsylvanians contacting 211 for help jumped in 2020

Newly-released statistics show that the number of people seeking help from their local clearinghouse for human and social services jumped by about 50% last year in Pennsylvania. → Read More

Yard signs recognize students at Youngstown school

With classes still completely online, YCSD's McGuffey Elementary School is "Painting the Town McGuffey." → Read More