New program has increased business, but it angers some | News, Sports, Jobs

New program has increased business, but it angers some |  News, Sports, Jobs

By ED RUNYAN staff writer Mahoning County’s new septic-system operation and maintenance program has resulted in more work for Quaker City Concrete Products of Leetonia. Jeff Foust, Quaker City owner and general manager, said the company has done 15 to 20 percent more septic-tank service work in Mahoning County this year than usual. … Read more

W.Va. education officials take legal stand against Hope Scholarship | News, Sports, Jobs

W.Va. education officials take legal stand against Hope Scholarship |  News, Sports, Jobs

CHARLESTON — The two leaders of the West Virginia Department of Education and state Board of Education have thrown down the gauntlet against the state’s new Hope Scholarship education savings account program. In a statement released Thursday night, State Superintendent of School Clayton Burch and Miller Hall, president of the state Board of … Read more

Metro Detroit therapy camp helps kids talk about their mental health

Metro Detroit therapy camp helps kids talk about their mental health

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – Getting our teenagers to talk about their feelings is difficult, especially if they’re struggling. But checking in on our children’s mental health is vital, and if they won’t talk to us, then where can they go where they might feel comfortable sharing? Many students wrapped up this school year on a somber … Read more

Brooke County High School tech students competing at all levels | News, Sports, Jobs

Brooke County High School tech students competing at all levels |  News, Sports, Jobs

WELLSBURG — From programming robots to perform various tasks to creating videos within hours, members of the Brooke High School chapter of Technology Students of America have applied a variety of skills in competitions at the state, national and even international level, bringing back many awards. Advised by Chris Mockbee, the club’s success … Read more

Hot, dangerous conditions forecast for Monday, June 20 – Brainerd Dispatch

Hot, dangerous conditions forecast for Monday, June 20 - Brainerd Dispatch

Summer heat is here and rising quickly to potentially dangerous levels. Flirting with triple digits, temperatures reached 98 degrees Sunday, June 19, and while the sun was hot, the humidity was in the 30% range during the afternoon, dropping down from a high of 57% Sunday morning. Even so, the heat index or apparent temperature … Read more