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County comfortable with voting locations

YOUNGSTOWN — While Trumbull County is cutting voting locations for the Nov. 5 election, Mahoning County has no plans to do the same. That’s because the Mahoning County Board of Elections has reduced the number of voting locations by about half during the past 19 years, said Thomas McCabe, ...

Mahoning County grand jury indicts 21

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN — Twenty-one people were indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury, including one Warren man whose charges include an allegation that he is a “major drug offender.”Those indicated are: • Delshawn L. Bell, 26, of Jackson Street SW, Warren, cocaine ...

Trumbull voters face renewal of levy for senior services

WARREN ä The levy that provides funds for services to people 60 and older with a myriad of at-home and community-oriented programs is up for renewal Nov. 5. Voters in Trumbull County will be presented with the option to support the renewal of the 0.75-mill, five-year levy. The levy ...

Valley priest sues accusers, diocese

By ED RUNYAN Staff writer YOUNGSTOWN — Father Denis G. Bouchard, who was placed on administrative leave in November after the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown received an allegation that he engaged in inappropriate behavior with a minor, has filed a libel and slander suit against the ...

Pierogies with a purpose: Benefit cook off is Sunday

By SEAN BARRON Correspondent YOUNGSTOWN — Annie Petrella-Minnick has mastered the art of assembling pierogis in a pinch — which is a vital ingredient for her success. “It’s an important thing to pinch it. You’ve got to have a good seal around the pierogi or it’ll fall ...

Youngstown Rotary Club to install library at Boys & Girls Club

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN — The Rotary Club of Youngstown, in partnership with the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, will install a Little Free Library at the Boys & Girls Club. The installation event will occur 1:30 p.m. Monday at 2105 Oak Hill Ave. When the ...

Partaking in pumpkin prep

YOUNGSTOWN — Fellows Riverside Gardens allowed visitors Thursday to welcome the fall season by carving pumpkins. The carving tools and pumpkins were supplied, and the carved pumpkins will be on display Sunday at Mill Creek MetroParks’ Pumpkin Walk at Twilight. “We come every year,” ...

Seeing Eye

BLOOD DRIVE: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church will host a blood drive by the American Red Cross from 1 to 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Monsignor Prokop Parish Center, 4500 Norquest Blvd., Austintown. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or log on to RedCrossBlood.org and enter keyword: ...

Youngstown landmarks to change hands

YOUNGSTOWN — The Legal Arts Building sold for $400,000, and the First National Bank building is likely to be the next major downtown structure to change hands. “For everything, there is a sale and a buy price,” said Dominic Marchionda, whose NYO Property Group manages both buildings. ...

City considers ending use of speed cameras

YOUNGSTOWN — Speed cameras in Youngstown could be gone as soon as later this month. The administration will make a decision as to whether to “suspend the program in the next couple of weeks,” said Kyle Miasek, interim finance director. “That’s a decision the administration is ...