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Columbiana County commissioners last week accepted the 2024 estimated certificate of resources, with Commissioner Mike Halleck saying they’ll need to cut about $2.6 million from department requests before approving next year’s general fund appropriations.

A watch party for an advance screening of an episode of the PBS Western Reserve miniseries “City Centric” that focuses on Youngstown leaders will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Penguin City Brewing, downtown. The evening will begin with a happy hour from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

In 2021, the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) acquired the property that formerly housed the Foster Theatre for a renovation project.

What started as a short week after the Labor Day holiday on Monday ended with a major development Friday: The landmark First National Bank building in downtown Youngstown has been sold for $1.37 million.

A year from now, renovation of the former Foster Theater on the South Side could be complete and the building ready for occupancy, Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation’s executive director said Thursday.