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Village leaders held a press event on Feb.2 to discuss economic development plans, clean-up updates and the villages new logo as they look to the future.

It’s not often your community turns into a national news story. But that’s what happened to editor Rachel Wagoner's hometown last February when a train derailed and caught fire in East Palestine, Ohio. She lives less than 4 miles away from the derailment.

One year later, residents of East Palestine still face the impacts of the Norfolk Southern train derailment that leaked contaminants into the water and air.

One year since the East Palestine derailment, safety changes in the railroad industry are lackluster and Railway Safety legislation is stalled in the Senate.

One year after Potter Township's Shell ethane cracker plant opened, residents and environmental activists hold a rally in Irvine Park calling for change.

The phony charity's fundraiser will direct all of the money raised on behalf of Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley to the organization.

The Ohio State CFAES Crisis Rapid Response Team for East Palestine was recently honored with the 2023 Spirit of the Land-Grant Award.

Soil and plant tissue test results show no contamination from a fire and chemical burnoff that followed a massive train derailment in East Palestine. So, area farmers are moving on after months of unknowns.

The samples showed plants did not contain semi-volatile organic compounds associated with the train derailment, according to finalized test results.

Preliminary soil test results from Pennsylvania farms show no signs of contamination from the Feb. 3 Norfolk Southern train derailment, the DEP said.