These 11 people took the oath of allegiance to the United States as new citizens at naturalization ceremonies Wednesday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. Their local homes are in parentheses:
Yaneth Garcia Garcia, Colombia (Niles).
Keith Stuart Brooks, Canada (Boardman).
Nokhim Manuilovich Blyumkina, Russia (Youngstown).
Anna Yuryevna Blyumkina, Russia (Youngstown).
Roza Shayesteh, Iran (Boardman).
Ved Bala Taneja, India (Youngstown).
Theofilos Panormitis Samios, Greece (Campbell).
Nicolas Gergi El Chammas, Lebanon (Poland).
Zahida Begum Jadun, Pakistan (Canfield).
Shui Ying Zheng, People's Republic of China (Boardman).
Ilko Hucul, Ukraine (Youngstown).
Source: Steve Darvanan, supervisor, division of naturalization and passports, Mahoning County Clerk of Courts