The Ohio Supreme Court's Board of Professional Conduct will hold a disciplinary hearing Tuesday against a Poland attorney who has been accused of misconduct. The case of the Mahoning County Bar Association versus Dennis Armand DiMartino will be heard at 10 a.m. at the Moyer Judicial Center, Room 281, in Columbus.
In celebration of Valentine's Day, the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce is selling "I Love Salem" window clings for $1 each. A free "I Love Salem" key chain will also be given away with each purchase.
COLUMBUS, OHIO The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio today approved construction authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission directing Youngstown and Austintown Railroad to install mast-mounted flashing lights and roadway gates at the Belle Vista Avenue rail crossing in Youngstown, Mahoning County. The grade crossing improvement project is to be completed by Nov. 3, 2016.
A sixth person has tested positive for elevated lead levels in the northeastern Ohio village of Sebring. That's where the local water's chemical composition may have caused some resident's pipes to leach lead.
More than one hundred children and pregnant woman lined up earlier this month for blood screenings. A little more than one week later people again lined up, wondering if their homes have turned dangerous from the possibility of elevated levels of lead in tap water.
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The Mahoning County Health District is offering further testing on levels of lead in the blood of children and pregnant women who use water from the Village of Sebring. The Village of Sebring is under an advisory after samples from seven homes tested for higher than acceptable levels of lead.
Authorities say that 27-year-old Christopher Garrett snatched his girlfriend from West Dennick Avenue, shortly after being released from the Mahoning County jail Sunday night. Garrett had been in jail for his alleged part in an earlier incident on Youngstown's South Side, where a woman told police she was forced into a vehicle, robbed and stabbed.
No one thinks about lead poisoning, water contaminants or state warnings urging the use of bottled water.Or, most likely, they didn't think much about it until reports of unsafe drinking water in Flint, Mich., began dominating the national news.
First responders from across the Valley learned new ways to save lives from state and national experts at the Mahoning County Fire Chief's Symposium. During emergencies, first responders are on the front lines, ready to assist.
Officials with local public water suppliers say pipes they control that carry millions of gallons of the precious resource are free of lead, the common factor for tap water crises in places like Sebring in southern Mahoning County and in Flint, Mich. Public concern led directors of several northeast Ohio water departments, including Newton Falls, Niles, Warren and Youngstown, to meet last week and affirm they are well within U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requirements for lead levels in their water since reports of the contamination broke.
Since 1904, St. Paul School has been a community landmark. It is firmly entrenched in our history as is St. Paul Church which originated in 1881.
A Youngstown man was taken into custody on a warrant out of Mahoning County after a College Street home was raided on Friday. Arrested on a warrant issued by Beaver Township police was Eric McQueen, 24, following a raid at 513-1/2 College St. conducted by the Columbiana County Drug Task Force, with the assistance of East Liverpool police and the county sheriff's office Special Response Team.
Pallets of water, ready for distribution in the community, sit at the Sebring Community Center, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 in Sebring, Ohio. Authorities have been handing out bottled water, and schools were closed Tuesday for a third day in Sebring, a village about 60 miles southeast of Cleveland.
Flint, Michigan, is not the only community with water problems due to high lead content. During the week of January 18, some 8100 water customers in Sebring, Ohio, were notified that they, too, had problems with high lead content in their drinking water.
Youngstown Mayor John McNally is telling a judge that she should dismiss criminal charges filed against him in a current corruption case because Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul Gains reneged on a promise made nearly nine years ago. It is the latest attempt by McNally to seek dismissal of the remaining charges alleging that he, along with former Mahoning County Auditor Michael Sciortino and Youngstown Attorney Martin Yavorcik conspired to cover up efforts to stop Mahoning County Commissioners from moving some county offices out of property owned by a Cafaro Company owned business, and into Oakhill Renaissance Place.
Funding has been approved for a a new interchange in Mahoning County that would provide more convenient access to State Route 164 from Interstate 680 in Beaver Township. Currently, the final interchange before 680 merges with the Ohio Turnpike is on Western Reserve Road along the Boardman and Beaver Township line.