I appreciate and applaud the efforts of those who help the homeless. Just a suggestion though - has there been any thought given to moving the soup kitchen closer to the Rescue Mission so the people wouldn't have to "walk to the mission in some very frigid temperatures"? Short of finding everyone employment and long term housing, this could be a great comfort to those making that trek day after day.
December 3, 2013 at 7:19 p.m.
WTF? This is lighter than a slap on the wrist. At least a slap on the wrist could have left a mark. This sentence is ... nothing. Name the prosecutors involved. The guy is at least fondling and maybe raping disabled people and he gets ... nothing? WTF?
September 7, 2013 at 8:36 a.m.
gdog, excellent summary of the situation/history. It's NOT like this everywhere. Most places have an expectation of basic competence and honesty from public officials. Not here.
August 25, 2013 at 12:36 p.m.
Smear them with A1 sauce and let some of the hungry stray dogs picked up by the dog warden have at her and her boyfriend "Santa Claus".
August 23, 2013 at 12:31 p.m.
Lead paragraph of a front page story - does anybody proofread at this paper? The reporter? The editor? We had "sluggish" job growth of above 8 percent? Isn't the phrase "as the unemployment rate stayed above 8 percent ..." missing from your first sentence? "The rate of job growth in the Mahoning Valley continued its sluggish crawl in July, staying above 8 percent where it’s been for the past six months and indicating that the labor market likely will remain flat until next year."
August 21, 2013 at 7:38 a.m.
How does Bevacqua sleep? First, he was the PR flack for the Mahoning River waste dumper and now he's spreading the BS for these thugs. And don't give me he just needs a job. He could spin for any number of less harmful industries and companies.
July 7, 2013 at 5:41 p.m.
To SamCoon93,Please call 330-740-2130 for the time and date of the next Mahoning County Commissioners meeting. There's one scheduled at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Courthouse but call first. Then GO to the Commissioners meeting but first call WKBN at 330-782-1144 and WFMJ at 330-744-8821 on Tuesday and tell them you will be speaking during the public comment portion of the meeting. That's the ONLY way to try to get answers for what happened in the CSB investigation.
June 30, 2013 at 3:50 p.m.
This DEMANDS follow up reporting from the Vindicator.
"Dave Arnold, interim executive director of CSB, said he could not comment on what contacts may have been made."
Why not??? Who the hell is investigating CSB, the Struthers police and the Struthers schools and any other publically funded institution(s) who may have contributed to the boy's death.
This kid DESERVES to have his life mean something. And if this episode contributes to real reform so other kids get help then that will bring some measure of comfort to this horrible event.
June 29, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.
June 29, 2013 at 12:29 p.m.
And you wonder why the Catholic Church's leadership has ZERO credibility?
June 26, 2013 at 10:30 p.m.