Struthers council addresses complaint, learns chief stepping down


Struthers City Council convened Wednesday evening to honor award-winning student athletes, announce the reassignment of the fire chief and address a harassment complaint made by Clerk of Council Megan Shorthouse against Councilman-at-large Michael Patrick.

City Law Director John Zomoida provided a letter to council detailing his opinion on the matter. And Second Ward Councilman Ronald Carcelli asked Zomoida to begin drafting policies addressing harassment for adoption into the city’s laws.

In other business, the lawmakers honored award-winning athletes from Struthers basketball and bowling teams, and Mayor Terry Stocker announced the appointment of fire engineer William Simcox to serve as acting fire chief beginning April 12 because Chief Gary Mudryk has chosen to return to his former position as fire engineer.

Read more about the matter in Thursday's Vindicator or on

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