BEYOND THE BLIGHT


BEYOND THE BLIGHT
Reader response
Readers told us these are the community eyesores they most want to see cleaned up:
TOTAL RESPONSES: 181
105 letters
76 e-mails
RESPONSES BY COUNTY
164 Mahoning
10 Trumbull
2 Columbiana
5 Others
BY CITY OR TOWNSHIP
116 Youngstown
14 Boardman
8 Austintown
7 Campbell
5 Struthers
5 Milton
3 Hubbard
3 Kinsman
20 Others
BY THE NUMBERS
97 -- People across the three counties who complained about individual dilapidated properties in their neighborhoods.
9 -- References to trash along Interstate 680, primarily in Youngstown.
8 -- Litter complaints.
7 -- Dumping complaints.
6 -- Old bars people want to see cleaned up.
5 -- Old gas stations people want to see cleaned up.
4 -- Junk complaints.
3 -- Blight complaints associated with government buildings.
2 -- Towing company yards in Youngstown that people want to see improved.
1 -- Eyesore, a fruit stand on Lockwood Boulevard, nominated a couple of times but demolished while doing these stories.

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