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McDonald prepares for fiscal shortfalls

Local News

McDONALD — Wanting to make sure no services are affected by loss of tax revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic and the closing of General Motors, village officials have been looking at other areas where cuts can be made, including delaying road paving and capital improvement projects while ...

Former GOP challenger endorses Ryan

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Louis G. Lyras, who finished a distant second in the Republican primary for the 13th Congressional District nomination to Christina Hagan, is endorsing U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, the Democratic incumbent, in the general election. “When I study each candidate, I want one who’s middle of the road ...

Milwaukee man gets 1 year for trespassing in Milton Twp.

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YOUNGSTOWN — Praxedes Reyes-Burgos, 42, of Milwaukee was sentenced to 12 months in prison Thursday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court for a 2018 Milton Township incident. He had trespassed into a home after crashing his vehicle into a pond. Assistant Prosecutor Aaron Meikle said ...

Youngstown man charged with 13 counts

Local News

WARREN — A Youngstown man who last year was acquitted of a murder charge in Mahoning County was arraigned Thursday on a host of charges involving a June incident in Liberty Township. Albert D. Byrd IV, 26, of 1102 Wilshire Drive, Youngstown, pleaded not guilty to a 13-count felony ...

Family Videos closing

Local News

WARREN — Two of three remaining Family Video stores in the Mahoning Valley will close Oct. 25, the chain’s operator announced. Family Video has begun liquidation sales at its Hubbard store, 130 W. Liberty St., and at its store in Youngstown, 2072 Midlothian Blvd., leaving the store in ...

Commissioners award contracts for roofing

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County commissioners on Thursday awarded a $1,633,727 contract to Boak & Sons Inc. of Youngstown for replacement of the roofs at the Mahoning County jail. Commissioners also awarded an $846,640 contract of to TEMA Roofing Services of Liberty to replace the roof ...

Disputed hearing reset

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YOUNGSTOWN — A magistrate approved a new hearing date for a protection order case that focused attention on the way the Mahoning County Domestic Court had adapted its courtroom for COVID-19. Attorney John Juhasz filed a motion with Judge Beth Smith last week asking for a hearing originally ...

Accused killer held without bond

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STRUTHERS — A criminal complaint filed in Struthers Municipal Court alleges that Kimonie Bryant, 24, the suspect in Monday shootings that left a 4-year-old boy dead, aimed a gun at the child and fired two shots at the top of his head. His mother, Alexis Schneider, covered the boy, Rowan ...

Traveling pantry offering free food

Community News

POP UP DISTRIBUTION: Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley is collaborating with the Canfield Fair Board, Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office and Ohio National Guard to hold the fourth Traveling Food Pantry food distribution 1 p.m. Friday at the fairgrounds. Recipients will enter the ...

Realistic rules needed for 2020 trick or treat

COVID-19

“At least there will be no shortage of masks,” so goes one joke about Halloween 2020. It will be upon us in just a few weeks. And, while it may not seem a priority to many in government at all levels, it needs to be addressed. Halloween rivals Christmas in some ways in popularity among ...