More than 5 1/2 years after reporting that a co-worker viciously attacked her, LaTreese Miller this week saw the man sentenced to a decade in prison. Miller's rape case had dragged on for so long that in February she asked an Ohio appellate court to force a Mahoning County judge put Maurice Clark on trial for kidnapping and rape charges that had been pending since 2010.


Fiscal Officer Tom Knoedler reported at the trustees meeting Monday night that the new phone line AT&T recently installed failed on May 4 due to poor line conditions and that the fax lines were out of service from April 30 to May 5 due to line problems, as well. He said that if the POTS lines are removed, the security alarm service will be impacted since the lines are required for the alarms to function.


Dr. Gregory S. Huang, a trauma surgeon at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, and Dr. Richard Memo, a urologist with NEO Urology, will speak during the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road. Meetings are open to the public.


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A 16-year-old boy was cited into Columbiana County Juvenile Court after allegedly carrying a .40 caliber Glock 22 and impersonating a police officer while in Youngstown on Feb. 4. The complaint, initially filed in Mahoning County Juvenile Court, was transferred here this week. If committed by an adult, the child would be charged with carrying a concealed weapon and impersonating an officer.


The public is invited to a Swiss steak supper from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Concord Church, 10013 Salem-Warren Road. Cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children ages 5 to 12. LISBON - Fastrack Driving School will hold classes starting May 11 at Beaver Local High School.


Stark County Beginning Monday US 30 eastbound and westbound under SR 241 will have various daily lane restrictions for bridge repairs and bridge painting. SR 241 between SR 93 and Erie St. has occasional lane restrictions for resurfacing and bridge repairs.


More than 700 people have been cited for texting or using electronic devices while driving since a state ban on such activities took full effect two years ago, according to new statistics compiled by the State Highway Patrol. The total includes 626 adults caught texting while also committing other traffic offenses and 83 teens ticketed for texting, talking on cell phones or using any other kind of electronic communications device while behind the wheel.


A 16-year-old boy was cited into Columbiana County Juvenile Court after allegedly carrying a .40 caliber Glock 22 and impersonating a police officer while in Youngstown on Feb. 4. The complaint, initially filed in Mahoning County Juvenile Court, was transferred here this week. If committed by an adult, the child would be charged with carrying a concealed weapon and impersonating an officer.


According to complete but unofficial results, voters were not in favor of any new taxes for police levies, with the 7.5-mill Washingtonville levy rejected by more than 80 percent and the 4-mill East Liverpool levy rejected by roughly 53 percent. Voters in Mahoning County also rejected the Washingtonville police levy by more than 66 percent, for a total of 81 votes cast between the two counties.


A chlorine leak at the Youngstown Waste Water Treatment plant, 725 Poland Ave., was contained Monday afternoon, but Himrod Avenue Expressway and part of Poland Avenue between Gibson Avenue and Market Street were expected to remain closed until about 8 a.m. today. Five hundred to 700 gallons of liquid chlorine was leaked about 9 a.m. Monday because of a problem with the feed valve on a one-ton cylinder in Building 10, according to Youngstown fire battalion Chief Silverio Caggiano.


Jackie Kuffel was approved by the Tolles Career & Technical Center Board of Education as the district's new director of career-technical programs effective July 1, the district announced this week. Kuffel, of Boardman, Ohio, brings 13 years of administrative experience to Tolles, most recently as principal at Mahoning County Career & Technical Center in Canfield, Ohio.


A Warren G. Harding High School student will get to attend a reception in Washington, D.C., after winning Best in Show honors in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan's congressional district. Kyle Zellers, a senior, won for his piece, "The Effect of Insomnia," which will hang in the Capitol Tunnel from June until May 2016.


Ohioans have a right to know how government officials are spending their money - and not just at the state and federal levels. State Treasurer Josh Mandel would like to help Buckeye State residents learn more about how municipal councils, county commissions, boards of education and other local entities spend and receive money.


An indoor garage sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Salem Elks Lodge, 824 E. State St. SALEM - The public is invited to the live and silent auction at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul School gymnasium, 925 E. State St. The $10 admission includes a bidding number, door prize entry, beverage voucher and food. Tickets are available in advance at 330-337-3451 or at the door.


The board unanimously approved a three-year contract effective Aug. 1 for Douglas Phillips at a base salary of $99,500. He will replace Dr. Scott Weingart, who is retiring after 11 years in the position.


From May 2 through May 16 there will be an appliance drive at the recycling center at 12184 Lisbon Road. The center is directly behind the fire township.