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Friday, February 14, 2014

A new project has proven that music does soothe the savage beast – or at least a stray at the local pound. The Rescue Animal MP3 Project was started two-and-a-half years ago by Pamela Fisher, a veterinarian in North Canton. That program is now piped into 842 locations, including the Mahoning County Dog Pound. The post Sound of music calms canines at pound appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, February 3, 2014

If you like “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” or “Downton Abbey,” you can thank The Beatles. Before they came along, the biggest export from Great Britain was Jaguar. That all changed after the group’s first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” Feb. 9, 1964. After that, all things “British” became a phenomenon. The post February marks 50th anniversary of The Beatles invasion appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, February 3, 2014

Mahoning County has extended the deadline for dog licenses to Feb. 28. After that, dog owners will pay not only the $20 license fee, but also a $20 penalty. The post Dog owners get few more weeks to buy licenses appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, January 31, 2014

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County is planning a Chinese New Year celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at it’s Newport branch, Midlothian at Market streets, Youngstown. The post Youngstown library celebrates Year of Horse Jan. 31 appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

In response to the predicted polar temperatures, The Red Cross of the Mahoning Valley will operate a warming center through Jan. 29 at Liberty Center, 3530 Belmont Ave., Suite 7. The post Red Cross counteracts polar weather with warming center appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Fulfilling a campaign promise, Youngstown mayor John McNally had his first Five Minutes With the Mayor session on Jan. 21. Residents brought concerns ranging from traffic lights to dog parks to the mayors attention. The next session will be Feb. 18. The post Youngstown mayor listens to constituents, five minutes at a time appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, December 20, 2013

John Mellencamp may be better known for his song, “Jack and Diane,” than for his painting, “Gun Control,” but his latest exhibit at the Butler Institute of Art’s Trumbull County branch may change that. The post Mellencamp artwork on view through Jan. 4 at Butler appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, December 20, 2013

People who go through the hard work of developing saving as a habit end up having a happy retirement, both mentally and physically. The post Developing saving as a habit earlier makes for a happier retirement appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Baby Boomers may be concerned with the financial aspect of retirement, but they should also be concerned with the social side as well. The post Baby Boomers should plan for social aspect of retiring appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Baby Boomers are starting to reach retirement age at the rate of 10,000 a day. Many are putting off actually retiring because of debt and loss of assets. The post More debt, less assets push off retirement for many appeared first on The News Outlet.

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