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Family seeks justice for Jane

By GUY VOGRIN Staff writer Jane Kleese, described by family members as a 35-year-old effervescent woman, was found dead at her Cynthia Street home in Niles on Jan. 23, 2002 — 20 years ago today. At first, it was thought she died from a fall down the stairs. But later family members ...

Mill Creek class members learn to put on their swag

YOUNGSTOWN — Sue Reardon recalled when she and her husband, Bob, used to compete with themselves to ride their bicycles in Mill Creek Park up the steep incline near Lake Glacier that leads to Fellows Riverside Gardens. More recently, however, Reardon reached the top with far less strain, ...

Youngstown police find man shot to death on Market Street

YOUNGSTOWN — The city recorded its second homicide of the year when a man was found shot to death Saturday afternoon near the intersection of Market Street and East Philadelphia Avenue on the South Side. According to a news release from the Youngstown Police Department, officers responded ...

All that and … a $20B bag of chips

COLUMBUS — Chipmaker Intel said Friday it will invest $20 billion to build a new factory in Ohio, an attempt to help alleviate a global shortage of chips powering everything from phones to cars to home appliances while also signaling the giant company’s commitment to manufacturing crucial ...

Boardman physician expected to enter guilty plea

YOUNGSTOWN — Dr. Martin Escobar of Boardman, who previously ran the Lake Shore Medical Center in Lake Milton, is scheduled to enter a guilty plea Monday in his federal criminal case, which alleges he prescribed controlled substances “outside of the usual course of professional practice and ...

Helping to rebrand Struthers

STRUTHERS — Despite being relatively new to the city, Ryan Rogalski already has made a lasting mark in the city. Rogalski has served as the city’s tax commissioner since 2020, but his impact within the city came from his creative side. Rogalski freelances for the city through his separate ...