Brittany Bissell, WKBN 27 First News

Brittany Bissell

WKBN 27 First News

Youngstown, OH, United States

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Past articles by Brittany:

Designer creates perfect dress for Liberty teen with primordial dwarfism

Jessalyn Hartsfield faces many challenges, including finding clothes that fit -- until TLC Bridal in Boardman fitted her for the dress of her dreams. → Read More

Flooding causes creek to overflow into woman’s Columbiana Co. home

Diana Brewer, who's lived in Salineville most of her life, said she's never seen anything like this recent rain. → Read More

How White House Fruit Farm’s blueberries are holding up in this extra rainy season

White House Fruit Farm in Canfield is best known for its blueberry donuts. → Read More

Replica honors Neil Armstrong, who took his first airplane flight in Warren

There will be a party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on Saturday at 2 p.m. → Read More

Neshannock Twp. police say mother, daughter found dead was murder-suicide

The house on Old Plank Road in Neshannock Township caught on fire. → Read More

Little girl and woman who saved her from drowning reunite at Youngstown pool

Dor’anna Cobb almost drowned at Youngstown’s North Side Pool, but swim instructor Gina Brown pulled her to safety. → Read More

Mercy Health doctor warns of skin-cancer dangers this summer

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70. → Read More

Idora Park museum owners excited to share new book on park’s history

It’s called “Lost Idora Park,” written by Jim and Toni Amey, the owners of the Idora Park Experience museum. → Read More

When it’s time to cool down: Warning signs your body’s telling you it needs AC

The Youngstown area is experiencing some of the warmest air we’ve seen this summer and too much can be dangerous. → Read More

When it’s time to cool down: Warning signs your body’s telling you it needs AC

The Youngstown area is experiencing some of the warmest air we've seen this summer and too much can be dangerous. → Read More

Boardman man left with mess in newly-remodeled basement after flooding

The hardest-hit area Thursday night was between Hopkins and Shields roads in Boardman. → Read More

Experts warn beach-goers about flesh-eating bacteria

That pain quickly turned into swelling and a fever, which doctors determined was caused by a flesh-eating bacteria called vibrio vulnificus. → Read More

Austintown girl dedicates summer break to raising money for charities

Nine-year-old Emily Magrell started a lemonade stand at her Pine Trace Street home. → Read More

Family of Salem boy battling cancer invited to share story in Washington D.C.

Jonny Milburn was diagnosed with cancer when doctors found a large brain tumor in April of 2018. → Read More

Downtown Youngstown business owners excited for amphitheater’s opening

Several businesses on Federal Street said the outdoor venue is something they've been looking forward to for months. → Read More

Finishing touches underway for 1st concert at new Youngstown event venue

The new outdoor entertainment venue opens this Friday with a free event for the public to show off the city's newest attraction. → Read More

Drowning dangers: Tips for keeping everyone safe at the pool

The Center for Disease Control reports children ages 1 through 4 have the highest drowning rates. → Read More

Columbiana County assessing storm damage, hoping for federal assistance

Once the county's EMA director gets all the information gathered and sent to the state, she hopes they will get some reimbursement. → Read More

Salem police need help finding suspects of Cricket Wireless break-in

The manager of the store said the suspects only left two phones behind. → Read More

Youngstown CityScape invites you downtown to help plant flowers

On Saturday morning, the organization and other volunteers will be beautifying the city ahead of summer. → Read More