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Police looking for missing Girard man


Police are looking for a man who’s been missing since Jan. 21.

Michael D. Moore Jr., 35, was last seen at his house at 103 Crumlin Ave., said Capt. John Norman of the city police department.

His girlfriend reported him missing Feb. 25, Norman said, adding that Moore sometimes left for periods of time, but never for this long.

Moore works as a carpenter and in home repair.

He is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 205 pounds and has brown hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone who has information can call Norman at 330-545-0211 or the department’s tip line at 330-539-7230.

Hearing for former mayor moved


The preliminary hearing for a former Campbell mayor, George Krinos, was moved to another date Tuesday.

Krinos, 36, of Boardman is charged with four counts of passing bad checks.

A preliminary hearing is now set for 10 a.m. March 25 in Mahoning County Area Court here.

Krinos is accused of writing bad payroll checks to two of his employees in December at Krinos Group, a financial advisory firm he heads.

The employees told police Krinos gave one of them a check for $1,948.50 and another for $2,500.

They were told not to deposit them until after 5 p.m. Dec. 17, but both employees were told twice by the bank the checks were bad.

The employees then were told the checks given to them came from the wrong bank account and new checks would be issued.

One employee received $1,491.37 and the other $1,745 and some change.

They were also told those checks were bad.

Niles man wins $1M in lottery game


“Fat Tuesday” also was Lucky Tuesday for Niles resident Matthew Jones, who won $1 million in the Ohio Lottery’s 40th Anniversary Millions instant game ticket.

He chose the cash option, which paid $355,000 after federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent.

The annuity option would have paid $40,000 per year for 25 years.

He bought the ticket from Red Dragon Convenient store, 505 N. Main St.

Remove flowers


All flowers and decoration at Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine must be removed by March 17 or they will be discarded.

Spring and summer decorations may be put on the graves as of April 1.

Call 330-426-4367, ext. 19, for more cemetery information.

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