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Feds Grant $850,000 to Fight Crime on Youngstown's South Side - WFMJ


The fight against criminal activity on Youngstown's South Side is getting an $850,000 shot in the arm. The US Department of Justice has awarded the grant to the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation, Youngstown Police, and Youngstown State University to develop crime-reduction strategies in a target area on the South Side. The effort will focus on Market Street, South Avenue, and the Taft and Cottage Grove neighborhoods. The grant will fund crime-reduction activities in key areas including small businesses, residential property, community empowerment, and neighborhood revitalization. To read the full story from WFMJ, click here.