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The Youngstown Vindicator
City police probe death of 62-old man as homicidesay police are withholding releasing the man's name until his relatives can be
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 hours ago
say police are withholding releasing the man's name until his relatives can be notified and detectives are waiting for the Mahoning County Coroner's Office to rule on a cause of death. Should the death be ruled a homicide it would be the 16th in... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Car show memorializes MCCTC gradYOUNGSTOWN More than 50 cars of all types and styles poured into the back park
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 16 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN More than 50 cars of all types and styles poured into the back parking lot at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center to memorialize a recently deceased graduate. Tommy Bowers, 19, of Jackson-Milton High School, died in a car... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Complaints lead to prostitution sweepan area has a reputation for that activity, it becomes more difficult to make l
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 17 hours ago
an area has a reputation for that activity, it becomes more difficult to make lasting change,” Lees said. Taken to the Mahoning County jail on prostitution charges as well as warrants were Amanda Geiger, 36, of South Hazelwood Avenue, who was... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
OUT & ABOUT | Club CalendarIndoor pistol practice/league, 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Trap league, 6 to 10 p.m. Thurs
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 17 hours ago
Indoor pistol practice/league, 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Trap league, 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays. www.lowellville-rod-gun.com. MAHONING COUNTY COONHUNTERS: U.S. 224, west of Canfield. MAHONING VALLEY KNIFE COLLECTORS ASSOCIATION: Meetings at 7 p.m.... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Youngstown 62 year-old's body sparks homicide investigationdead inside a home on the 500 block of Dorothy Avenue. Officials say the cause
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 20 hours ago
dead inside a home on the 500 block of Dorothy Avenue. Officials say the cause of death has not yet been determined by the Mahoning County Coroner's Office, but that officers are investigating it as a homicide. The name of the victim has not yet... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Food, music and activities at Saturday's Mahoning Avenue Fall Festmore until the event ends at 5 pm. There will also be a pop-up library provide
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 21 hours ago
more until the event ends at 5 pm. There will also be a pop-up library provided by the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Restaurants and businesses in the area will also participate in the fest. The Sons of Italy is going to... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Food, music and activities at Saturday's Mahoning Ave Fall Festmore until the event ends at 5 p.m. There will also be a pop-up library provid
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 22 hours ago
more until the event ends at 5 p.m. There will also be a pop-up library provided by the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Restaurants and businesses in the area will also participate in the fest. The Sons of Italy is going to... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Damascus holds low cost rabies vaccination clinicThe Mahoning County District Board of Health is offering rabies vaccinations fo
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 22 hours ago
The Mahoning County District Board of Health is offering rabies vaccinations for pets for $8 on Saturday at the Damascus Fire Department. If a pet recently got vaccinated, a three year booster shot is also available as long as owners bring proof... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
OVI checkpoint is Saturday in Mahoning CountyCANFIELD — The Mahoning County Operating a Vehicle Impaired Task Force announce
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
CANFIELD — The Mahoning County Operating a Vehicle Impaired Task Force announced that a sobriety checkpoint will take place in the county Saturday to deter and intercept impaired drivers. Officers will be conducting a roadside check of drivers for... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
City police arrest Youngstown man on arson warranton an arson warrant. Leray Jackson, 25, was taken into custody at his South Tr
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
on an arson warrant. Leray Jackson, 25, was taken into custody at his South Truesdale Avenue address. He is in the Mahoning County jail and expected to be arraigned today in municipal court. Arson investigator Capt. Kurt Wright of the fire... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Wired for sound,YPD Vice targets South Side prostitutionYoungstown addresses. Watson, Maravola, and Griffin were also cited for drug p
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted yesterday
Youngstown addresses. Watson, Maravola, and Griffin were also cited for drug paraphernalia. All six were taken to the Mahoning County jail to await a Friday morning video arraignment. Phillisa Patton, who is pregnant, was taken to St.... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP | Thursday’s resultsat Girard, 6 p.m. Springfield Local at Jackson-Milton, 7 p.m. Western Reserve
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
at Girard, 6 p.m. Springfield Local at Jackson-Milton, 7 p.m. Western Reserve at Sebring, 7 p.m. TUESDAY CROSS COUNTRY Mahoning County Championship, Austintown Township Park, 4:30 p.m. boys golf Lakeside vs. Warren Harding, Trumbull Country... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
BUSINESS DIGEST ||Oct. 9 must attend only one of the informational sessions. Class space is limit
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
Oct. 9 must attend only one of the informational sessions. Class space is limited. The training program helps residents in Mahoning County learn the basic work-related skills that can be used in any position they are seeking. For information about... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Sheriff Greene awarded for keeping deputies from Browns gamesplayers’ protest during the national anthem. Sam Swoger, commander of Post 301
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
players’ protest during the national anthem. Sam Swoger, commander of Post 301, presented the sheriff with an award at the Mahoning County commissioners’ meeting Thursday. “Veterans really take offense to [protests during the national anthem],”... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Couple indicted for death of woman found in freezerYOUNGSTOWN A Mahoning County grand jury indicted a couple in the death of a wo
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN A Mahoning County grand jury indicted a couple in the death of a woman whose body was found in a freezer this summer. Arturo Novoa, 31, and Katrina Layton, 34, both of Mahoning Avenue, were indicted Thursday on charges of aggravated... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Man who threatened to kill Campbell, Coitsville police receives four yearswho threatened to kill all Coitsville and Campbell police officers received a s
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
who threatened to kill all Coitsville and Campbell police officers received a sentence of four years in prison Thursday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. On June 13, David Dunkel, 57, of West Middlesex, Pa., pulled alongside a Coitsville... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
OVI checkpoint to be held his weekend in CanfieldThe Mahoning County OVI Taskforce is conducting a sobriety checkpoint this week
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted yesterday
The Mahoning County OVI Taskforce is conducting a sobriety checkpoint this weekend. The location of the checkpoints has not yet been released. In addition to the sobriety checkpoints, there will also be additional local patrols throughout Mahoning... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Grand jury indicts couple in death of woman found in freezerYOUNGSTOWN A Mahoning County grand jury indicted a couple in the death of a wo
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN A Mahoning County grand jury indicted a couple in the death of a woman whose body was found in a freezer this summer. Arturo Novoa, 31, and Katrina Layton, 34, both of Mahoning Avenue, were indicted Thursday on charges of aggravated... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Defendant halts sentencing to ask for new lawyerYOUNGSTOWN Christopher Seals was set Thursday to receive six years or less in
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN Christopher Seals was set Thursday to receive six years or less in prison as he was to be sentenced in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court on a pair of burglary charges dating back to 2015. Seals, however, said he did not get along with... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
MCCTC honoring former student with car showMahoning County Career and Technical Center is holding a car show on Friday to
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted yesterday
Mahoning County Career and Technical Center is holding a car show on Friday to honor a student who passed away in an automobile accident. Zach Signore, a senior in the Truck and Diesel lab at MCCTC, came up with the idea of hosting the memorial car... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mahoning County Grand Jury indicts 27RELATED LINKS: YOUNGSTOWN – A Mahoning County Grand Jury Thursday indicted 27
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
RELATED LINKS: YOUNGSTOWN – A Mahoning County Grand Jury Thursday indicted 27 people including Jermaine Bunn, 20, East Warren Avenue, on aggravated possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia with a forfeiture. On Aug. 16, reports say... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Woman's body found in Campbell freezer results in murder chargesA Youngstown couple is now charged with murdering a woman and putting her body
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
A Youngstown couple is now charged with murdering a woman and putting her body in a freezer. The Mahoning County Grand Jury has handed up a five-count indictment charging 31-year-old Arturo Novoa and 34-year-old Katrina Layton with crimes stemming... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Teen indicted as adult in February shooting on South SideYOUNGSTOWN — A Mahoning County grand jury today indicted as an adult a juvenile
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN — A Mahoning County grand jury today indicted as an adult a juvenile who was 14 in February when he was charged with shooting a woman in the eye during an attempted robbery in her driveway. Jhamiere Mann Clarke, is charged with attempted... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Grand jury indicts couple for murder in case of body found in freezerYOUNGSTOWN — A Mahoning County grand jury today indicted a couple for the death
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN — A Mahoning County grand jury today indicted a couple for the death of a woman whose body was found in a freezer this summer. Arturo Novoa, 31 and Katrina Layton, 34, both of Mahoning Avenue, were indicted on charges of aggravated... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
MCCTC car show Friday honors deceased studentCANFIELD — There will be a car show from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at Mahoning Coun
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
CANFIELD — There will be a car show from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, 7300 N. Palmyra Road, in honor of former student Tommy Bowers, who died last weekend in an automobile accident. The car show is expected... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning Co. jail bookings, releasesNAME, DOB, AGENCY, CHARGE BLACKWELL, DREWCILLA P 07/09/1997 MAHONING COUNTY SH
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
NAME, DOB, AGENCY, CHARGE BLACKWELL, DREWCILLA P 07/09/1997 MAHONING COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Theft BURGESS, ANTOINE L. 04/21/1975 MAHONING COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Nonsupport of Dependents DAVIS, MICHAEL E 12/02/1969 YOUNGSTOWN US MARSHAL SERVICE... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releasesNAME, DOB, AGENCY, CHARGE BLACKWELL, DREWCILLA P 07/09/1997 MAHONING COUNTY SH
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
NAME, DOB, AGENCY, CHARGE BLACKWELL, DREWCILLA P 07/09/1997 MAHONING COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Theft BURGESS, ANTOINE L. 04/21/1975 MAHONING COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Nonsupport of Dependents DAVIS, MICHAEL E 12/02/1969 YOUNGSTOWN US MARSHAL SERVICE... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Sheriff recognized at commissioner’s meetingprotest during the national anthem. Sam Swoger, commander of Post 301, present
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
protest during the national anthem. Sam Swoger, commander of Post 301, presented the sheriff with an award at Thursday’s Mahoning County Commissioners meeting. “Veterans really take offense to [protests during the national anthem],” Swoger said.... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Valley receives $375,000 in grants to combat addictionPromotion in Youngstown, the Alcohol Drug Abuse Prevention Team Coalition in Li
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
Promotion in Youngstown, the Alcohol Drug Abuse Prevention Team Coalition in Lisbon and the Coalition for a Drug-Free Mahoning County will each receive grants for their work in the community. Of the three the Coalition for Health Promotion in... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown agency gets $125,000 federal grantYOUNGSTOWN - The Coalition for Health Promotion in Youngstown and the Coalition
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN - The Coalition for Health Promotion in Youngstown and the Coalition for a Drug-Free Mahoning County each received a $125,000 federal Drug Free Communities grant. The money is designed to fund programs that reduce drug use in youths, said... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Police administered Narcan to victim of fatal Canfield crasha drug overdose. Young and another officer also attempted to revive Hawley wit
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
a drug overdose. Young and another officer also attempted to revive Hawley with a defibrillator, but without success. Mahoning County Coroner's office pronounced Hawley dead at the scene. The coroner has not yet ruled on what caused Hawley's... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Fentanyl found in separate traffic stopspipes were inside the door handle and officers found two syringes on the front
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
pipes were inside the door handle and officers found two syringes on the front seat. When Kay was searched, police found three bags filled with a brown substance that later tested positive for fentanyl. Both men are in the Mahoning Coun... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Warren woman charged with soliciting sexthe report said. Her identification number and phone number, police said, were
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
the report said. Her identification number and phone number, police said, were used to post more than 40 advertisements on sites used for prostitution. Ritter’s pretrial hearing is set for Oct. 30 according to Mahoning County co... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Port authority authorizes Warren development purchasefour new condominiums atop commercial development in the bottom, he said. The
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
four new condominiums atop commercial development in the bottom, he said. The port authority board also approved another project involving construction of a water tower in Canfield in association with the Mahoning County commissioners and Aqua O... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Bond set at $1M for Littlejohn in murder of grandson's fatherofficers also refused to have Pargo leave the home. The sisters said their fath
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
officers also refused to have Pargo leave the home. The sisters said their father owns the home. A records check with the Mahoning County Auditor’s Office shows that the owner of the home is Crim Real Estate Co. Ltd. They also said that Pargo has... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mahoning Avenue Fall Fest to celebrate neighborhoodchildren’s activities. And although the new West Side library is under constru
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
children’s activities. And although the new West Side library is under construction, the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County will have a popup library. The new library will be named the Michael Kusalaba Branch, and the Friends of the... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Man arrested in Youngstown wanted for murder in Columbusas 16-year-old Ricky Darthard. In addition to being charged with murder in Fra
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
as 16-year-old Ricky Darthard. In addition to being charged with murder in Franklin County, Sharpe is booked in the Mahoning County Jail for carrying concealed weapons, obstructing official business, illegal conveyance of weapons and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Boil-water alert lifted for some customers in Jackson TownshipNORTH JACKSON — The boil-water alert issued Tuesday was lifted today for custom
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH JACKSON — The boil-water alert issued Tuesday was lifted today for customers in the Mahoning County Metro Water Sewer District. A waterline break affected customers on Tolland, Jersey, Delaware, Kenmore, Normady, Friedham, Rosemont, Avalon and... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Boil alert lifted for Jackson Milton water customersThe Mahoning County Sanitary Engineering Department on Wednesday lifted a boil
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
The Mahoning County Sanitary Engineering Department on Wednesday lifted a boil alert issued on Tuesday for areas of Jackson Milton after a water line break. According to a media release, testing has determined that water supplied to the following... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Warrern woman arrested in Austintown for soliciting sexconfiscated, the report said. Her identification number and phone number, poli
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
confiscated, the report said. Her identification number and phone number, police said, were used to post more than 40 advertisements on sites used for prostitution. Ritter's pretrial is set for Oct. 30 according to Mahoning County court r... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning Co. jail bookings, releasesSuspension BIANCA, TYLER J 04/30/1994 GOSHEN POLICE DEPT. Receiving Stolen Pro
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
Suspension BIANCA, TYLER J 04/30/1994 GOSHEN POLICE DEPT. Receiving Stolen Property BRENNER, TAYLOR NICHOLE 07/02/1998 MAHONING COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Theft CENTENO, JONATHAN K 11/08/1984 MAHONING COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Engaging in Pattern of... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releasesSuspension BIANCA, TYLER J 04/30/1994 GOSHEN POLICE DEPT. Receiving Stolen Pro
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
Suspension BIANCA, TYLER J 04/30/1994 GOSHEN POLICE DEPT. Receiving Stolen Property BRENNER, TAYLOR NICHOLE 07/02/1998 MAHONING COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Theft CENTENO, JONATHAN K 11/08/1984 MAHONING COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Engaging in Pattern of... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Boardman woman accused of 100 mph OSP chase on I-76in Youngstown on previous drug and obstruction official business warrants, she
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
in Youngstown on previous drug and obstruction official business warrants, she was turned over to YPD who took her to the Mahoning County jail. The Ohio State Highway Patrol in Portage County has charged Bacher with fleeing and eluding police,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Growth in Canfield property values, stability in Austintown, BoardmanStaff report YOUNGSTOWN Additional tentative data from the results of this ye
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Additional tentative data from the results of this year’s property revaluation in Mahoning County shows growth in Canfield Township’s residential property values and stability in Boardman and Austintown. Ohio law requires... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Valley’s unemployment rate up in Augustlabor force, or the sum of the employed and unemployed, was 242,000, down from
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
labor force, or the sum of the employed and unemployed, was 242,000, down from 245,000 reported in August 2016. In Mahoning County, the jobless rate was 6.6 percent, up from 6 percent. The number of unemployed was 6,900, up from last year’s... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Woman arrested after bus driver reports seeing her assault 11-old disabled daughterdo whatever it takes to make sure our kids stay safe and are taken care of,” sh
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
do whatever it takes to make sure our kids stay safe and are taken care of,” she added. Jennifer Kollar, a spokeswoman for Mahoning County Children Services, confirmed the agency is involved with the case. She said police found grounds to remove... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown mayoral candidates say improving the city’s business climate is key to its progressexperience [combined], and it hasn’t amounted to anything.” The four are runni
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
experience [combined], and it hasn’t amounted to anything.” The four are running in the Nov. 7 general election to replace John A. McNally, a first-term mayor and former Mahoning County commissioner who lost to Brown in the Democratic primary in M... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Steel loss continues into 2000sYOUNGSTOWN In just a few short years, two Mahoning County companies had closed
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN In just a few short years, two Mahoning County companies had closed up steel operations. Result: 10,000 jobs were gone. What was thought to be an iron-solid rock of an industry had crumbled. But efficiency, a niche in the market and... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Boil alert issued for Jackson/Milton water customersThe Mahoning County Sanitary Engineering Department issued a boil alert Tuesday
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
The Mahoning County Sanitary Engineering Department issued a boil alert Tuesday for areas of Jackson Milton after a water line break. According to a press release, the break affects customers on the following streets: Because of the low water... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Boil alert issued for some customers in Jackson TownshipNORTH JACKSON — Today the Mahoning County Metro Sewer District experienced a wa
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
NORTH JACKSON — Today the Mahoning County Metro Sewer District experienced a water depressurization event due to a waterline break. The failure affected customers on these Jackson Township streets: Tolland, Jersey, Delaware, Kenmore, Normady,... Read more
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