OH WOW! children’s center gets new leader

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YOUNGSTOWN — More than 50 people from across the country applied to be the new executive director of OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The person they hired didn’t need directions to get there. Katie Seminara-DeToro, who served as ...

Council to consider 20 Fed Place proposals

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YOUNGSTOWN — City council will be asked at its July 29 meeting to authorize the board of control to seek requests for proposals from redevelopers for 20 Federal Place. The administration will request city council give permission to obtain proposals for the city-owned downtown building, said ...

Youngstown man arrested on gun-related charge

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YOUNGSTOWN — A man already facing a charge of domestic violence was arrested Wednesday on a gun-related charge stemming from a traffic stop, according to a Youngstown police report. Travail Miller, 24, of Youngstown, faces a charge of improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle, as ...

Launch site dedicated in Girard official’s memory

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GIRARD — For many years, Girard resident Don Rex served the community as a city councilman, school principal and teacher, and also a member of Friends of the Mahoning River. To show appreciation for all Rex has done, a special marker has been placed at the canoe and kayak launch in Girard ...

Credit card misuse lands city resident in prison

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WARREN — A Youngstown man was sentenced Wednesday to 17 months in prison and ordered to pay $1,970 restitution after being convicted on felony counts of misuse of credit cards and receiving stolen property, as well as a misdemeanor count of misuse of credit cards. Joseph P. Shurtleff, 33, ...