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Hermitage police charge New Castle man with PNC robbery

HERMITAGE - Hermitage police on Tuesday charged Eric T. Barbati of New Castle with the Sept. 5 robbery of PNC Bank. Barbati, 32, is in Lawrence County Jail, arrested over the weekend after a convenience store robbery in New Castle, said Hermitage Police Chief Eric Jewell. New Castle police have char

THE HERALD - 2017-09-19 17:38:00

Police arrest man suspected of robberies in New Castle, Hermitage

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN) - New Castle police have arrested suspect, wanted for several recent robberies in the area. Eric Barbati, 22, faces charges for at least four robberies in the area, according to police. On Sunday, officers were sent to investigate the robbery of Market 24 Service Station on E.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2017-09-18 20:16:02

New Castle man critically injured in motorcycle accident

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN) - A New Castle man was critically injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon on E. Maitland Lane. The Neshannock Police Department identified the victim as William Eckert. Police said just before 5 p.m. Saturday, Eckert was traveling westbound on E. Maitland when he went

27 FIRST NEWS - 2017-09-18 18:12:50

Pennsylvania Turnpike warns of 80-mile detour this weekend

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania Turnpike officials are warning motorists of an 80-mile detour they'll encounter in western Pennsylvania over the weekend. The detour will run from 9 p.m. Friday and 4 a.m. Monday as crews close the toll road between the New Castle and Cranberry interchanges. That'

27 FIRST NEWS - 2017-09-19 15:27:36

Criminal Complaints: Man Held at Gunpoint After Stealing Guns

According to the criminal complaint, on September 14, officers were sent to a residence in Perry Township for a report of an individual in physical custody by the homeowner for possession of stolen firearms. Upon arrival officers saw Pete Lopez, 42, of New Castle, lying on the ground being secured b

ELLWOODCITY.ORG - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

In the Day: G.C. Murphy Co. stores were the place to shop

ELLWOOD CITY -- Decades ago, everyone went to the G.C. Murphy Co. stores, which were the dollar-type stores of the day. They stores were usually referred to as "Murphy's" or the "5 & 10" because at one time, the stores -- and other chains like them -- sold items that were either 5 cents or 10 cents.

ELLWOOD CITY LEDGER - 2017-09-19 08:00:00

Results of first fall turkey shoot at Ellwood-Wampum Rod and Gun Club announced

WAYNE TWP. - There were seven winners at the Ellwood-Wampum Rod and Gun Club's first fall turkey shoot recently. Winners were Kurtis Kelly, Robert McCurdy, Logan Steller, William Shuttleworth, Tom O'Brien, John Barr and Paul Aiken. Winning the evening's door prize was John Barsotti. Fall turkey sho

ELLWOOD CITY LEDGER - 2017-09-19 08:00:00

Fairview center will host Ladies Day Out

The Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown Poland Road, will host Ladies Day Out in Youngstown from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The theme this year is "Healthy, Healed and Whole." Selected speakers will cover various topics that include mental and emotional well-being, life decisions, and

VINDY.COM - 2017-09-19 15:15:00

Remaining mills carry on Valley's steel legacy after Black Monday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Tuesday was the 40th anniversary of Black Monday - the day Youngstown's first big steel mill, the Campbell Works of Youngstown Sheet and Tube, announced it was closing. At its peak, it's estimated that 50,000 people were employed in steel and steel-related jobs around Young

27 FIRST NEWS - 2017-09-20 02:08:02

Workers recall Black Monday in the Mahoning Valley

On the 40th anniversary of Black Monday, former workers, historians and community members gathered at the Tyler History Center to remember the fateful day that marked the beginning of the end of the steel industry in the Mahoning Valley. In describing his one and a half years at Youngstown Sheet and

WFMJ.COM - 2017-09-20 07:35:00

The effort to keep steel alive

YOUNGSTOWN When struck by a loss, family members turn to one another for support. As the steel industry was being taken away from Youngstown, steelworkers and the community were ready to fight to save thousands of jobs. "A community was like a little family and when there was a major assault on the

VINDY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:05:00

Families forged in steel mills

Special to the Tribune Chronicle / Natalie Mancino Paul Grilli stands outside the former RG Steel in Warren. Grilli created the website "The Rust Jungle" to highlight and preserve what he can of the Mahoning Valley's steel industry history. Growing up against a backdrop of rusted steel mills can spa

WARREN TRIBUNE CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Black Monday reaction: Shock and disbelief

YOUNGSTOWN Forty years ago today, on Black Monday, workers at Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co.'s Campbell Works were wondering how they were going to take care of their families without the steel mill income that had provided for them and their families, many for decades. Shock and near-disbelief were th

VINDY.COM - 2017-09-19 07:05:00

Black Monday: Let's recall the past, embrace the future

We pause to remember that fateful day 40 years ago when Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co.'s Campbell Works ended operations, thus triggering the subsequent demise of King Steel in the Mahoning Valley. Sept. 19, 1977 - Black Monday - is etched in the memories of thousands of Valley residents who were direc

VINDY.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Beaver Co. taking new approach to help students deal with depression, anxiety

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - Beaver County is taking a new approach to helping students deal with depression and anxiety. Officials are training teenagers how to help their fellow students. Your Voice: What do you want us to investigate? Ask here Beaver Falls High School students are a part of a countywide

WPXI - 2017-09-19 21:41:12

The tragic story of Tommy

Kate Bennett could not figure out why her son, Tommy Guzan, kept bringing home backpacks full of food on the weekends. She asked her fifth-grader to explain. "My teacher just gives them to me," he said. So one day, Katie called and found out that Tommy had told told her that his mom was struggling.

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 10:45:00

Sen. Portman makes case for bill to stop online sex trafficking

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) - A Senate committee held its first hearing on Senator Rob Portman's bill aimed at stopping online sex trafficking. Portman says his bill will hold websites accountable if they knowingly facilitate sex trafficking. Yvonne Ambrose is a mom from Chicago. She said her 16-yea

27 FIRST NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:33:37

Storm Team 27: The chance for isolated showers returns Wednesday

WHAT WE'RE TRACKING Pockets of fog are possible to start Wednesday morning. Skies will be partly sunny. Isolated rain chances will return Wednesday mainly in the afternoon. The unseasonably warm weather will stick around through the end of the week and into the weekend. Forecast Wednesday: Partly s

27 FIRST NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:21:33

General Motors investing in wind to power Lordstown plant

File photo LORDSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - General Motors is looking to make the Lordstown plant more environmentally-friendly when it comes to powering the plant. The automaker announced that it is buying wind energy from wind farms in Ohio to help power the plant. GM said the wind power purchase will b

27 FIRST NEWS - 2017-09-20 02:52:27

Growth Partnership honors best of county

HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP - Jim Tressel urged county business and community leaders to prepare and work together to seize the "pendulum" of economic opportunity. The former Ohio State football coach and third-year president of Youngstown State University delivered the keynote speech at the 2017 Best of

ASHTABULA STAR-BEACON - 2017-09-20 04:30:00