Monday Mar 3
Ohio communities eligible for racino payments
Redevelopment of the fairgrounds in one southwestern Ohio county is on hold as state officials figure out the details of distributing $12 million in payments to communities affected by the legalization of racinos.
Paralegal had police history
The city's law department paralegal who is facing a felony drug possession charge after police said they found him with suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia while at work last December is expected to face a disciplinary hearing next week that could lead to his termination.
Anna Commarata, 100
Anna Commarata, 100, of Austintown, formerly of Liberty Twp., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 at Meridian Arms.
Lawmakers have mixed reactions to Kasich speech
Lawmakers had mixed reactions to Gov. John Kasich's speech, with Republicans calling it "visionary" and at least two Democrats saying it was the worst State of the State they have heard during their years in the Legislature.
Paula K. (Wyss) Miller
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown, for Paula K. Miller, 58, formerly of Beloit, who died early in the morning on Monday at her residence.
Kenneth W. Jankovich 1947-2014
He leaves three children, Robert Jankovich of Youngstown, Kenneth W. Jankovich Jr. of Cortland and Kelly Mimna of Pittsburgh; two sisters, Marilyn Hartman of North Jackson and Mary Lou Crawford of Austintown; and his longtime girlfriend Kathy Welty.
In the 1980s, the flashing lights, fluorescent lasers and pop music made roller skating rinks hugely popular among teenagers across the country.
Deaf group looking for new building
The Mahoning Valley Association of the Deaf has outgrown its North Park Avenue building, which also needs substantial repairs, so the group is looking for a new place to call home.
Ohio Supreme Court: Appeals panel to consider if a sixth trial is too much
The Ohio Supreme Court has unanimously ordered an appeals court to consider whether an Austintown man should be tried -- for the sixth time -- for murder.
Democratic bill would keep State of the State addresses in Columbus
Gov. John Kasich's practice of delivering his annual State of the State address in different cities around Ohio would come to an end, if one Democratic lawmaker has his way.