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Ex-Mahoning judge jailed for theft faces foreclosure

YOUNGSTOWN — The lawyer who represents the estate of a woman whose assets were stolen by a former Mahoning County judge has filed foreclosure on three properties Diane Vettori Caraballo and others control in hopes of recovering assets for the estate. Attorney Douglas Neuman of Niles filed ...

Ryan savors success of city schools’ nutrition program

YOUNGSTOWN — Students in the city’s three public high schools have more fruits and vegetables available during their lunch hours than at any time in the district’s history. Susan Paris, chief of food services in Youngstown City Schools, made that point Monday to U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, ...

Two put ‘bounty’ on man’s head

YOUNGSTOWN — A Nielson Avenue man, 20, told police Saturday that two men told him they had put a $2,000 “bounty” on his head and were going to shoot at his house. The victim said one of them posted a message on social media regarding a break-in at a home and offered a $2,000 reward ...

Youngstown woman reports Hot Pockets theft

YOUNGSTOWN — A resident of Thornton Avenue on the North Side reported that someone broke into her apartment and stole three televisions, a PlayStation game system, four video games, garlic pepperoni Hot Pockets and items from her wallet. The victim said she left the apartment Sunday ...

Man arraigned on tampering charge

YOUNGSTOWN — Joseph J. Pignatelli, 53, of West Evergreen Avenue was arraigned Friday in municipal court on tampering with evidence and drug possession after police say he swallowed a bag of drugs. Police said they saw a vehicle on West Evergreen Avenue on the South Side without a working ...

OH WOW! Children’s center gears up for expansion

YOUNGSTOWN — OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology will buy its downtown location next month and expand. Suzanne Barbati, the museum’s president and executive director, said the sale on the building at 11 W. Federal St. will close Dec. ...

Razor-tight races in Mahoning County to get recount Dec. 3

YOUNGSTOWN — The winners of as many as four races in Mahoning County may not be known until Dec. 3. That’s because the board of elections has scheduled for that date automatic recounts in races with a margin of victory of one-half of 1 percent or less. Board employees will review ...

Tension builds over bridge removal in Austintown

AUSTINTOWN — Township trustees are looking into their options for the future of a state-owned bridge on Lanterman Road. More than 60 residents voiced concerns at a recent special meeting held to formally field questions about the Ohio Department of Transportation possibly removing the ...

Memories of Christmas Past

YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will open the 12th annual Memories of Christmas Past exhibit at Arms Family Museum, 648 Wick Ave., on Saturday and it will run through Jan. 5. This season’s overall theme is “By the Fireside.” Inspired by the museum’s mix of ...

Police blotter – Hubbard City

Police activity reported Oct. 23-Nov. 13: Nov. 13, 7:32 a.m. — John W. Stewart Sr., 50, of Girard, was arrested on three charges of theft. Nov. 10, 2:22 a.m. — Death investigation reported on Parkview Drive. Nov. 9, 5:16 a.m. — Aggravated burglary reported at 238 N. Main St. Nov. ...