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Gas prices remain stable in region

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WARREN — The average price for gasoline across northeast Ohio is the same this week at $1.96 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. In the Warren-Youngstown area, the average price is $1.93 and in Niles, $1.95, per gallon. The average price for the ...

Betras to Ohio Dem leaders: Resign

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By DAVID SKOLNICK Staff writer YOUNGS-TOWN — David Betras hasn’t been Mahoning County Democratic Party chairman for 18 months and has been relatively quiet about Ohio politics during that time, but after the recent election, he went after the state party. Betras, who serves as vice ...

Rep. Ryan pushes tax-credit extension

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WARREN — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is among a bipartisan group of lawmakers urging a five-year extension of the Health Coverage Tax Credit, which helps retirees access affordable health care. Ryan, D-Howland, joined the group Monday in calling on the chairman and ranking member of ...

Austintown trustees clear way for Chick-fil-A

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AUSTINTOWN — The popular chicken fast-food chain Chick-fil-A is on track for arrival in Austintown. Township trustees at a public hearing Monday approved a zoning change for 5657 Mahoning Ave. from agricultural to business, allowing for the eatery to be built there. The current plan ...

Youngstown man met his accomplice weeks earlier

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YOUNGSTOWN — Edgar Ramirez, who will be sentenced today to at least 19 years in federal prison for a Youngstown-area armed robbery spree, met up with his accomplice only a couple of weeks before the spree began last year, Ramirez’s lawyers say. Ramirez, 23, of Detroit Avenue, had moved ...

Court overturns several convictions

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YOUNGSTOWN — The 7th District Court of Appeals has overturned the felonious assault and resisting-arrest convictions of a Mogadore man. Donald Holladay was sentenced to nine years in prison last year following a trial. The panel upheld only Holladay’s obstructing official business ...

U.S. marshal, pastors create Fugitive Safe Surrender hotline

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CLEVELAND — U.S. Marshal for Northern Ohio Peter Elliott and two pastors have announced the creation of the Fugitive Safe Surrender Hotline. The hotline number is 1-877-FSS-USMS. In 2005, Elliott, along with the Rev. C.J. Mathews of Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Cleveland, created the ...

Man arrested on child endangering

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AUSTINTOWN — A 24-year-old township man was arrested shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday, after police received reports of shots being fired from inside of his Pointview Avenue apartment. Jonathan M. Gabrelcik, 2009 Pointview Ave., faces charges of obstructing official business, using a weapon ...

Schiavoni to be sworn in as judge today

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CANFIELD — Joe Schiavoni will be sworn in at 6 p.m. today as a Mahoning County Court judge at a ceremony at the county court on North Broad Street in Canfield. Jennifer Brunner, an Ohio Supreme Court justice-elect, will preside over the event. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ...