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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...

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...