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City Hires Former Deputy Auditor to Assist Finance Department

City Hires Former Deputy Auditor to Assist Finance Department

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city has hired a former deputy state auditor and executive director of the Ohio Lottery Commission to assist with the city’s finance department and help search for a new finance director. The Board of Control this morning approved hiring Michael Abouserhal for up to $25,000 through April 30. Abouserhal will be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city has hired a former deputy state auditor and executive director of the Ohio Lottery Commission to assist with the city’s finance department and help search for a new finance director. The Board of Control this morning approved hiring Michael Abouserhal for up to $25,000 through...

McKinney Drops Suit, Seeks State Review of Mayoral Election

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Defeated mayoral candidate Sean McKinney yesterday withdrew his lawsuit — but not his challenge — contesting the result of the Nov. 7 election. The day before the hearing was set to begin on his lawsuit against the Mahoning County Board of Elections and Mayor Jamael Tito Brown, McKinney withdrew the complaint he […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Defeated mayoral candidate Sean McKinney yesterday withdrew his lawsuit -- but not his challenge -- contesting the result of the Nov. 7 election. The day before the hearing was set to begin on his lawsuit against the Mahoning County Board of Elections and Mayor Jamael Tito Brown,...

Ryan Spars with Carlson over Adi Deportation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s decision to leave his guest seat vacant at last night’s State of the Union Address drew fire even before the speech. In an often heated exchange before President Donald Trump’s address to Congress (WATCH VIDEO), Fox News host Tucker Carlson challenged Ryan, D-13 Ohio, about why the congressman […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s decision to leave his guest seat vacant at last night’s State of the Union Address drew fire even before the speech. In an often heated exchange before President Donald Trump’s address to Congress (WATCH VIDEO), Fox News host Tucker Carlson challenged Ryan, D-13...

‘Lot to Celebrate’ or ‘More of the Same’ in Speech?

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The state of the union is good or not-so-good, according to the men who represent the region in the U.S. Congress and reflect the partisan divide in sharp focus as they reacted to President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address. “There is a lot to celebrate,” said U.S. Rep. Bill […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The state of the union is good or not-so-good, according to the men who represent the region in the U.S. Congress and reflect the partisan divide in sharp focus as they reacted to President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address. “There is a lot to...

Ryan to Leave SOTU Guest Seat Vacant for Adi

Ryan to Leave SOTU Guest Seat Vacant

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, announced a short while ago he would leave his guest seat for tonight’s State of the Union Address by President Donald Trump vacant “in honor of Amer Othman and all others wrongfully targeted for deportation” by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Othman – also known as Al […]

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, announced a short while ago he would leave his guest seat for tonight’s State of the Union Address by President Donald Trump vacant "in honor of Amer Othman and all others wrongfully targeted for deportation" by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Othman...

Chamber Looking for Clues in State of the Union

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber hopes clues about how the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and Camp Ravenna fit into the future of America’s national defense will be revealed Tuesday night during President Trump’s State of the Union Address. A news release to that effect was emailed to reporters this morning. The chamber […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber hopes clues about how the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and Camp Ravenna fit into the future of America’s national defense will be revealed Tuesday night during President Trump’s State of the Union Address. A news release to that effect was emailed to...

Study: Withdrawal From NAFTA Would Cost U.S. 1.8M Jobs

WASHINGTON – A study commissioned by Trade Partnership Worldwide LLC for Business Roundtable finds that should the United States pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, it could lead to the elimination of 1.8 million American jobs the first year, including more than 64,000 jobs in Ohio. The 36-page analysis shows […]

WASHINGTON – A study commissioned by Trade Partnership Worldwide LLC for Business Roundtable finds that should the United States pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, it could lead to the elimination of 1.8 million American jobs the first year, including more than 64,000 jobs in...

Adi’s Family Vows to Continue Fight

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The wife of Al Adi pledged to fight for justice against a “corrupt” government on behalf of her husband, even after his expected deportation. Fidaa Musleh, who has been married to Adi for 29 years, met with him Thursday afternoon, hours after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced the downtown businessman would […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The wife of Al Adi pledged to fight for justice against a “corrupt” government on behalf of her husband, even after his expected deportation. Fidaa Musleh, who has been married to Adi for 29 years, met with him Thursday afternoon, hours after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Kasich Names DeGenaro to Ohio Supreme Court

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gov. John Kasich today named 7th District Court of Appeals Judge Mary DeGenaro to the Ohio Supreme Court. DeGenaro will replace Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill, who announced his retirement Friday. O’Neill has served on the Supreme Court of Ohio since 2013 and his term expires Jan. 1, 2019. Kasich praised DeGenaro […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gov. John Kasich today named 7th District Court of Appeals Judge Mary DeGenaro to the Ohio Supreme Court. DeGenaro will replace Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill, who announced his retirement Friday. O’Neill has served on the Supreme Court of Ohio since 2013 and his term expires Jan....

YARS Resumes Operations, Commander Warns of Consequences

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Youngstown Air Reserve Station and the 910th Airlift Wing resumed normal operations Tuesday, but the base’s commander cautioned that even a one-day shutdown has consequences and another stoppage remains possible. YARS and the 910th returned to normal operations Tuesday morning with the end of the federal government shutdown Monday, according to […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Youngstown Air Reserve Station and the 910th Airlift Wing resumed normal operations Tuesday, but the base’s commander cautioned that even a one-day shutdown has consequences and another stoppage remains possible. YARS and the 910th returned to normal operations Tuesday morning with the end of the federal...