Hospital construction permit issued

BOARDMAN — The township zoning office has issued a permit for construction of a 28-bed acute care hospital on South Avenue.

Mahoning Valley Hospital plans to construct the nearly 24,000-square-foot, one-story building on South, north of the Cellular One Communications building, near the Walker Mill Road intersection.

“It’s a good use for that land,” said Darren Crivelli, zoning inspector. “It won’t generate a lot of traffic. It’s zoned commercial so we could have gotten a retail establishment. This won’t generate the traffic that a grocery store or other retail facility would.”

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