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Adi’s Attorney Blasts Trump Administration, ICE

Al Adi attorney blasts trump administration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businessman Amer Adi Othman is being deported by an administration that trades in humiliation and cruelty, his lawyer said. Othman, known locally as Al Adi, was taken into custody Tuesday morning by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service. Adi, who owns Downtown Circle Convenience and Deli, went to ICE’s office in Brooklyn […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businessman Amer Adi Othman is being deported by an administration that trades in humiliation and cruelty, his lawyer said. Othman, known locally as Al Adi, was taken into custody Tuesday morning by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service. Adi, who owns Downtown Circle Convenience and Deli, went...

Trump Ohio Campaign Chief to Head SBA Region

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration has appointed Robert Scott as the regional administrator for SBA’s Great Lakes Region, which covers Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. He joins five other regional administrators announced today by the federal agency. Scott was the state director of the Donald J. Trump for President campaign. […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration has appointed Robert Scott as the regional administrator for SBA’s Great Lakes Region, which covers Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. He joins five other regional administrators announced today by the federal agency. Scott was the state director of the Donald...

Roberts Shares Insights on Political Landscape

cokie roberts at Stambaugh Auditorium

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A wave election benefiting Democrats isn’t a given this year, despite opposition to President Donald Trump and other factors working against Republicans, journalist Cokie Roberts said. Roberts, a political commentator for ABC News and National Public Radio, spoke last night at Stambaugh Auditorium. The lecture was sponsored by NPR affiliate WYSU-FM and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A wave election benefiting Democrats isn’t a given this year, despite opposition to President Donald Trump and other factors working against Republicans, journalist Cokie Roberts said. Roberts, a political commentator for ABC News and National Public Radio, spoke last night at Stambaugh Auditorium. The lecture was sponsored...

Mahoning Judge Charged with Stealing from Client

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Mahoning County judge, Diane Vettori-Caraballo, today was charged in federal court with stealing at least $96,200 from a former client. Vettori-Caraballo, 49, of Youngstown, was charged via criminal information with one count of fraud, one count of structuring cash deposits and one count of making false statements to law enforcement. The […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Mahoning County judge, Diane Vettori-Caraballo, today was charged in federal court with stealing at least $96,200 from a former client. Vettori-Caraballo, 49, of Youngstown, was charged via criminal information with one count of fraud, one count of structuring cash deposits and one count of making false...

Chamber Opposes Bill on Workers’ Vaccinations

Ohio House Bill 193

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber announced Monday its board of directors voted to oppose Ohio House Bill 193. The legislation, pending in the Ohio House of Representatives’ health committee, would prohibit an employer from taking an adverse employment action against a person who has not been or will not be vaccinated against […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber announced Monday its board of directors voted to oppose Ohio House Bill 193. The legislation, pending in the Ohio House of Representatives’ health committee, would prohibit an employer from taking an adverse employment action against a person who has not been or...

Brown Makes First Two Cabinet Picks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown completed his first official workday at City Hall Tuesday by formally announcing his first two selections for his cabinet. In an email sent shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday, Brown named attorney Jeff Limbian as his law director and Kyle Miasek as interim finance director. Brown selected Limbian – […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown completed his first official workday at City Hall Tuesday by formally announcing his first two selections for his cabinet. In an email sent shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday, Brown named attorney Jeff Limbian as his law director and Kyle Miasek as interim finance...

Boardman Sets Public Meetings on Comprehensive Plan

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Boardman Township’s planning and zoning department will host two public meetings to highlight the township’s comprehensive plan. The township has collected data pertinent to current conditions in the township. Officials will share the findings from the data with residents and gather their comments, questions and input for the comprehensive plan. The planning […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Boardman Township’s planning and zoning department will host two public meetings to highlight the township’s comprehensive plan. The township has collected data pertinent to current conditions in the township. Officials will share the findings from the data with residents and gather their comments, questions and input for...

Brown Vows to Serve as ‘Mayor for Everyone’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said he expects to begin naming members of his cabinet as soon as this week, beginning with the law director and city prosecutor. Interviews have been completed with candidates for both posts “and you’ll probably see that come out this week,” Brown said following his swearing-in ceremony Saturday […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said he expects to begin naming members of his cabinet as soon as this week, beginning with the law director and city prosecutor. Interviews have been completed with candidates for both posts “and you’ll probably see that come out this week,” Brown said...

Prosecutors Add Details in Marchionda Case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Prosecutors shed light Thursday on the charges against real estate developer Dominic J. Marchionda, whom they allege diverted public money from development projects he spearheaded in the city for his personal use. According to a bill of particulars filed by prosecutors Dec. 28 in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court, auditors examined more […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Prosecutors shed light Thursday on the charges against real estate developer Dominic J. Marchionda, whom they allege diverted public money from development projects he spearheaded in the city for his personal use. According to a bill of particulars filed by prosecutors Dec. 28 in Mahoning County Common...

Mahoning Treasurer Taking Early Tax Payments

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Following an “unanticipated” number of questions about prepaying 2018 real estate taxes, the Mahoning County Treasurer’s Office has detailed how tax prepayments may be submitted. “The pending tax reform bill may have an effect on the itemization of the deduction for real estate taxes on the individual 1040 income tax return,” said […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Following an “unanticipated” number of questions about prepaying 2018 real estate taxes, the Mahoning County Treasurer’s Office has detailed how tax prepayments may be submitted. “The pending tax reform bill may have an effect on the itemization of the deduction for real estate taxes on the individual...