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Monday, November 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youth and social media will be the focus of the latest installment of the Now You Know series, presented by Meridian HealthCare and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. The featured speaker is Angie Cameron, manager of Meridian HealthCare’s youth and young adult programs. A dually licensed counselor and school […]

Monday, May 11, 2015

After Tony Vavlas’ funny Facebook postings got a following, the Campbell, OH, man collected them all for a book: “You Can’t Feed Butter to a Cat: And Other Conversations I’ve Had With My Dad.” The post Cats, butter, conversations lead to book by Campbell man appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Green or natural burials are becoming more popular among environmental- and cost-conscious consumers. The post Natural burials becoming popular option appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Common Core and the PARCC testing that goes with it are under fire by teachers, parents and legislators. Christina Young of The News Outlet tells us why. The post PARCC testing under fire from parents, state appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Of 132 state legislators, 24 responded to a survey by Columbus Exchange: Politics in Question. The question involved legalizing marijuana in Ohio. The post Few state lawmakers willing to talk about marijuana legalization appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Two plans to legalize marijuana may make it on the November ballot. Matt Hawout of The News Outlet tells us why these groups are making the push in an off election year. The post Pro-pot groups gamble on off-year ballot initiatives appeared first on The News Outlet.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

The new Project PASS program, pairing Youngstown State students and second-graders in Youngstown city schools, consists of weekly tutoring session to help students with the upcoming third-grade state reading assessments. The post YSU students tutor second-graders in reading skills appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Officials at shopping malls have been discussing security at their facilities as early as Sept. 11, 2001. Since, then a recent threat has brought those concerns back into the news. The post Don’t expect security checkpoints at local malls appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mitch Lynch and Patricia Tinkler have taken over the café at Fellows Riverside Gardens. For the next three years, Friends Specialty of the Garden Café will offer a menu reflecting plants at the gardens. The post Café offers new flavors at Fellows Riverside Gardens appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, February 23, 2015

AAA, the nation’s largest travel organization, offers tips to keep you safe while driving this winter. The post Keep your car running smoothly in cold weather appeared first on The News Outlet.

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