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West Side Project to Replace Nearly 6,000 Feet of Lead Pipes

November 23, 2022 - Work is expected to start early next year on a project to remove the lead pipelines supplying water to more than 100 homes on Youngstown’s West Side a...Full Article
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ARP Funds Drive IT Network Upgrade, Boost Security

November 21, 2022 - With $200,000 of American Rescue Plan funds, Youngstown is upgrading its information technology network to enhance security, as well as provide redund...Full Article

Staff Adds, Local Alliances Highlight Plan to Boost Health

November 15, 2022 - Fresh off of lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Youngstown City Health Department is planning a major staff and service expansion to im...Full Article

New Tasers, Body Cameras Help Police Confront Violent Crime

September 15, 2022 - The purchase of 155 next-generation Taser stun guns and body-worn cameras for every police officer will dramatically elevate the capabilities of the Y...Full Article

Mobile Grocery Market Revs Up Service to Food Deserts

September 15, 2022 - The Mahoning Valley Mobile Market has delivered a burst of acceleration to efforts to support the thousands of Youngstown residents living in “food de...Full Article

Defibrillators Bring New Level of Safety to City Buildings

September 15, 2022 - Thanks to a distribution from the City’s American Rescue Plan funds, 50 new defibrillators – medical devices that can rescue victims of sudden cardiac...Full Article