Alliance News

See All News

Youngstown voters will consider 6 charter amendments on fall ballot

City voters will consider six charter amendments – including the anti-fracking Community Bill of Rights for the sixth time – when they cast ballots in this election.

In addition to the Community Bill of Rights, there’s another citizen-initiative proposal for a “Part-Time Workers Bill of Rights,” and four charter amendments approved by city council based on recommendations from a charter review commission.

Shale Safety Institute educates first responders in a changing society

For the third year in a row, Belmont College and Hess Corporation teamed up to host the Shale Safety Institute. It's a way to bring first responders in from the area and prepare them for how to respond in an emergency situation.

An active shooter, a fire, a hazmat decontamination---these are all situations that can happen anywhere at any time.

After Saturday, more than 170 local first responders are ready for what's to come in case of an emergency. According to the college, 51 fire and EMS stations were represented at the event.

Public comments sought for proposed pipeline

Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at Morgan High School, 800 Raider Drive, McConnelsville, to present details and answer questions concerning an application related to four proposed pipelines and accept comments as part of a public hearing.