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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...

Updated: Trump Holiday Message Trumps ‘Impeach’ Sign

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Christmas Eve brought holiday greetings, purportedly from President Donald J. Trump and his wife Melania, to a rotating billboard on South Avenue in Boardman Township that also features the message “Impeach.” The digital sign, owned by Genesis Outdoor Advertising, caught political attention Dec. 16 when the ‘Impeach’ message was posted. Paid for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Christmas Eve brought holiday greetings, purportedly from President Donald J. Trump and his wife Melania, to a rotating billboard on South Avenue in Boardman Township that also features the message "Impeach." The digital sign, owned by Genesis Outdoor Advertising, caught political attention Dec. 16 when the 'Impeach'...

Group Behind ‘Impeach’ Sign Cancels Press Event

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A spokesman for Mahoning Valley Neighbors, the group that paid for the “Impeach” billboard that went up this weekend on South Avenue in Boardman, said some of its members would answer questions from reporters Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m. at Peaberry’s in Canfield. At noon, the spokesman apologized for the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A spokesman for Mahoning Valley Neighbors, the group that paid for the "Impeach" billboard that went up this weekend on South Avenue in Boardman, said some of its members would answer questions from reporters Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m. at Peaberry's in Canfield. At noon,...

Bozanich Resigns as City Finance Director

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — David Bozanich, finance director for the city of Youngstown since 1993, submitted his letter of resignation Monday to Mayor John McNally. His last day of employment is Dec. 31. Said Bozanich in his letter to McNally, “I appreciate the opportunities, professionalism and cooperation provided by yourself and City Council. It has been […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- David Bozanich, finance director for the city of Youngstown since 1993, submitted his letter of resignation Monday to Mayor John McNally. His last day of employment is Dec. 31. Said Bozanich in his letter to McNally, "I appreciate the opportunities, professionalism and cooperation provided by yourself and...

Lawsuit Seeks Injunction Against Municipal Net Profit Tax Provisions

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The City of Youngstown was one of 22 Ohio cities and villages that filed suit Tuesday to challenge newly enacted state laws regarding the collection of municipal net profit tax. The municipalities are asking the Court to declare the provisions of Ohio House Bill 49 to be unconstitutional and to prevent them […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The City of Youngstown was one of 22 Ohio cities and villages that filed suit Tuesday to challenge newly enacted state laws regarding the collection of municipal net profit tax. The municipalities are asking the Court to declare the provisions of Ohio House Bill 49 to be...

Brown Talks Ala. Senate Race During Health-Care Call

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tuesday’s rejection of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore by Alabama voters signals that voters there aren’t satisfied with the job the GOP-led Congress is doing in Washington, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said yesterday. Democratic nominee Doug Jones’ narrow win over Moore, a former state Supreme Court justice in Alabama who in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tuesday’s rejection of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore by Alabama voters signals that voters there aren’t satisfied with the job the GOP-led Congress is doing in Washington, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said yesterday. Democratic nominee Doug Jones’ narrow win over Moore, a former state Supreme Court...

Council to Consider $2.5M Loan for Canfield Grads’ Movie

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A movie produced and directed by Canfield High School graduates could come to Youngstown next year, pending approval for a float loan from City Council. Thursday evening, a team from Roadkill McGillicutty Production LLC met with the city’s Housing, Community and Economic Development Committee to discuss a $2.5 million float loan at […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A movie produced and directed by Canfield High School graduates could come to Youngstown next year, pending approval for a float loan from City Council. Thursday evening, a team from Roadkill McGillicutty Production LLC met with the city’s Housing, Community and Economic Development Committee to discuss a...

Mahoning Auditor’s Office Honored for 2016 Financial Report

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association, the county auditor’s office announced. Organizations are judged by a panel on the basis of “demonstrating a constructive spirit of disclosure to clearly communicate its financial story,” the association said in a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association, the county auditor’s office announced. Organizations are judged by a panel on the basis of “demonstrating a constructive spirit of disclosure to clearly communicate its financial story,”...

McKinney Alleges Fraud, Challenges Result of Mayor’s Race

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sean McKinney, who lost to Jamael Tito Brown in last month’s election for mayor, is challenging the results of the election. McKinney, who stepped down as city building and grounds commissioner earlier this year to run as an independent, charged Thursday that the election was tainted and filed a complaint in Mahoning […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sean McKinney, who lost to Jamael Tito Brown in last month’s election for mayor, is challenging the results of the election. McKinney, who stepped down as city building and grounds commissioner earlier this year to run as an independent, charged Thursday that the election was tainted and...

Mayor-Elect Brown Forms Transition Team

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mayor-elect Jamael Tito Brown has named a transition team to assist him in selecting a cabinet and a smooth transition into office. Among members of the team are Bill Weimer, vice president of B.J. Alan Co.; Andrew Profanchik, owner of Apco Construction Inc.; and former Youngstown City Schools superintendents Ben McGee and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Mayor-elect Jamael Tito Brown has named a transition team to assist him in selecting a cabinet and a smooth transition into office. Among members of the team are Bill Weimer, vice president of B.J. Alan Co.; Andrew Profanchik, owner of Apco Construction Inc.; and former Youngstown City...