YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Revitalizing the Mahoning River Corridor and spurring investment and job creation in the Mahoning Valley were the main topics of discussion during a roundtable discussion Monday with U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and members of the Mahoning River Mayors’ Association.
Brown has prioritized infrastructure improvements efforts, including increased access to services like broadband internet, to encourage future development and outside investment. He was joined by Mayor Jamael Tito Brown, Youngstown, Mayor William “Doug” Franklin, Warren, Mayor James Iudiciani, Lowellville, Mayor James Melfi, Girard, Mayor Steven Mientkiewicz, Niles, and Mayor Lyle Waddell, Newton Falls.
“We have a chance to put Ohioans to work across our state,” Brown said. “We can create jobs repaving and repairing our streets, rebuilding bridges, and