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Sammarone Booked Into County Jail

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Former mayor Charles Sammarone was formerly booked Wednesday in Mahoning County Jail and then released. Sammarone, former city finance director David Bozanich, and developer Dominic Marchionda were indicted last week on public corruption charges. “It’s the legal version of ‘War and Peace’,” said Sammarone’s attorney, John Shultz, of the indictment. “It just […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Former mayor Charles Sammarone was formerly booked Wednesday in Mahoning County Jail and then released. Sammarone, former city finance director David Bozanich, and developer Dominic Marchionda were indicted last week on public corruption charges. “It’s the legal version of ‘War and Peace’,” said Sammarone’s attorney, John Shultz,...

GOP Challenger Criticizes Ryan for Lack of Federal Help

DePizzo Says Ryan Disconnected from Constituents

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chris DePizzo, the Republican nominee for the 13th congressional district seat held by U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, said Tuesday that the Mahoning Valley “cannot continue to look to place blame in Washington and Columbus without reflecting on who we send to those capitals to represent us.” In an open letter to Youngstown […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chris DePizzo, the Republican nominee for the 13th congressional district seat held by U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, said Tuesday that the Mahoning Valley “cannot continue to look to place blame in Washington and Columbus without reflecting on who we send to those capitals to represent us.” In...

Brown Says Indictments Hinder Development Efforts

Brown Defends Ryan in Response to Chris DePizzo

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In a statement released Friday afternoon, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said the indictment of former mayor Charles Sammarone and former city finance David Bozanich makes development projects in Youngstown more difficult. “Any time an allegation is made, it makes it more difficult to convince prospective investors to locate or relocate in our […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In a statement released Friday afternoon, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said the indictment of former mayor Charles Sammarone and former city finance David Bozanich makes development projects in Youngstown more difficult. “Any time an allegation is made, it makes it more difficult to convince prospective investors to...

Marchionda Attorney: Indictment Rehashes Old Charges

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The attorney representing developer and businessman Dominic Marchionda today called the superseding indictment against his client a “rehashing” of allegations filed last October – allegations Marchionda continues to deny. John F. McCaffrey issued a statement on Marchionda’s behalf this morning, emphasizing that Marchionda “wishes to defend his years of development work with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The attorney representing developer and businessman Dominic Marchionda today called the superseding indictment against his client a “rehashing” of allegations filed last October – allegations Marchionda continues to deny. John F. McCaffrey issued a statement on Marchionda’s behalf this morning, emphasizing that Marchionda “wishes to defend his...

Indictment Accuses Bozanich of Decade of Corruption

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An indictment handed down by a Mahoning County grand jury Thursday details what prosecutors say is nearly a decade of public corruption that began with one of the city’s most celebrated development projects. As early as or even before 2006, the state of Ohio alleges that former city finance director David Bozanich […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- An indictment handed down by a Mahoning County grand jury Thursday details what prosecutors say is nearly a decade of public corruption that began with one of the city’s most celebrated development projects. As early as or even before 2006, the state of Ohio alleges that former...

McMahon Touts Trump Administration’s Small Business Policies

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The U.S. Small Business Administration was instrumental in the success City Machine Technologies. On Thursday, the federal agency’s administrator got to see the fruits of the investments the SBA made some 30 years earlier. Linda McMahon, co-founder and former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. who President Donald Trump tapped last year […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The U.S. Small Business Administration was instrumental in the success City Machine Technologies. On Thursday, the federal agency’s administrator got to see the fruits of the investments the SBA made some 30 years earlier. Linda McMahon, co-founder and former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. who President...

Sammarone, Bozanich Indicted in Marchionda Probe

Sammarone, Bozanich Indicted in Marchionda Probe

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Former Mayor Charles Sammarone and former city finance director David Bozanich were indicted today on public corruption charges in connection with the charges filed last October against Poland businessman Dominic Marchionda. The indictments, handed down today by a Mahoning County grand jury, were announced by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Ohio Auditor […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Former Mayor Charles Sammarone and former city finance director David Bozanich were indicted today on public corruption charges in connection with the charges filed last October against Poland businessman Dominic Marchionda. The indictments, handed down today by a Mahoning County grand jury, were announced by Ohio Attorney...

13 Fresh Mark Workers Indicted in ICE Raid

CLEVELAND — Thirteen people detained June 19 following the raid at the Fresh Mark meat and packaging plant in Salem were indicted today for immigration-related offenses. The indictments were announced at the U.S. attorney’s office here, which said the investigation is ongoing. Special agents from ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations executed a criminal search warrant at […]

CLEVELAND -- Thirteen people detained June 19 following the raid at the Fresh Mark meat and packaging plant in Salem were indicted today for immigration-related offenses. The indictments were announced at the U.S. attorney's office here, which said the investigation is ongoing. Special agents from ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations executed...

DeWine Touts Manufacturers Coalition as Model

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine had high praise for the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition, calling it “a model for the country” for coordinating the needs of manufacturers with educational providers. Aligning workforce training with the needs of companies was among the topics DeWine addressed on Monday during a visit to Taylor-Winfield Technologies […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine had high praise for the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition, calling it “a model for the country” for coordinating the needs of manufacturers with educational providers. Aligning workforce training with the needs of companies was among the topics DeWine addressed on Monday during...