MAY 3 PRIMARY | Candidates and issues


Candidates running in the May 3 primary election and issues on that ballot had to file with their respective boards of elections by last Wednesday. The list is unofficial until election boards certify candidates and issues. An (*) denotes incumbents.

MAHONING COUNTY

YOUNGSTOWN

Clerk of Courts: Democrat — Sarah Brown-Clark*, 574 Tod Lane 44504.

Municipal Court Judge: Democrat — Robert P. Milich*, 832 Bears Den Road 44511.

Council

1st Ward: Democrat — Annie L. Gillam*, 1724 Kimmel St. 44505.

2nd Ward: Democrat — DeMaine J. Kitchen*, 1427 Hawn St. 44506.

3rd Ward: Democrat — Jamael Tito Brown*, 625 Carlotta Drive 44504.

4th Ward: Democrats — Mike Ray*, 377 Division St. 44509; Milan Zordich, 373 S. Hazelwood Ave. 44509; George Doward, 916 Wilkinson Ave. 44509, Howie Edwards, 916 Wilkinson Ave. 44509.

5th Ward: Democrats — Paul Drennen*, 2714 Normandy Drive 44511; Kevin E.J. Salata, 3648 Risher Road 44511; Anthony J. Catale, 3247 Bears Den Road 44511; Michael R. Rapovy, 2265 Coral Sea Drive 44511; Moses H. Mahdee, 3802 Hudson Ave. 44511; William Dallas, 2220 Canfield Road, Apt. #6 44511; Jerome McNally, 1820 Wampun Drive 44511; Sylvester Patton, 727 Brentwood Ave., 44511.

Republican — Plato Kalfas, 3520 Kiowa Drive 44511.

6th Ward: Democrat — Janet Tarpley*, 34 Elva Ave. 44512.

7th Ward: Democrat — John R. Swierz*, 1641 Bancroft Ave. 44514.

STRUTHERS

Mayor: Democrat — Terry P. Stocker*, 510 Brandon Ave. 44471.

Auditor: Democrat — Tina L. Morrell*, 117 Park Ave. 44471.

Law Director: Democrat — Dominic R. Leone III, 1062 Runge Ave. 44471.

Municipal Court Judge: Democrat — James Lanzo*, 125 Rocky Ledge Drive 44471.

Council President: Democrat — Henry D. Franceschelli*, 55 Center St. 44471.

Council

At Large (3 to elect): Democrats — Ronald Mathews*, 587 Omar St. 44471; Michael S. Patrick, 527 Poland Ave., Struthers 44471; Danny Morgan, 11 W. Haywood St. 44471; Daniel R. Yemma, 232 Center St.

1st Ward: Democrats — Tony Fire*, 25 Sells Ave. 44471; Anthony R. Protopapa, 135 Creed St. 44471.

2nd Ward: Democrat — Robert J. Stouffer*, 487 W. Creed St. 44471.

3rd Ward: Democrat — Robert D. Burnside*, 61 Schenley Ave. 44471.

4th Ward: Democrats — Robert D. Carcelli III*, 400 Geneva Ave. 44471; Brian J. Pryjma, 264 Wilson St. 44471.

ISSUES

BELOIT: A 5-mill, 5-year additional levy for general operations to raise $42,274 annually.

BELOIT: A 1.5-mill, 5-year additional levy for current expenses for the park department to raise $12,682 annually.

BELOIT: Shall the village have the authority to aggregate retail electricity loads and, for that purpose, enter into service agreements to facilitate for those loads the sale and purchase of electricity, such aggregation to occur automatically except where any person elects to opt out?

BOARDMAN: A 3.85-mill, 5-year additional levy for police services to raise $3,815,320 annually.

POLAND TOWNSHIP: A 2-mill, 5-year renewal levy for current expenses to raise $200,097 annually.

WESTERN RESERVE JOINT FIRE DISTRICT (POLAND): A 1-mill additional levy for a continuous period of time for fire services to raise $357,839 annually.

CANFIELD SCHOOL: A 6.8-mill, 5-year additional levy for emergency requirements to raise $3,824,336 annually.

CANFIELD SCHOOL: A 1.6-mill, 5-year renewal levy for emergency requirements to raise $890,000 annually.

POLAND SCHOOL: A 4.9-mill, 5-year additional levy for emergency requirements to raise $1,875,000 annually.

POLAND SCHOOL: A 3.6-mill, 5-year renewal levy for emergency requirements to raise $1,369,748 annually.

STRUTHERS SCHOOL: A 6.9-mill, 5-year renewal levy for current expenses to raise $1,007,510 annually.

TRUMBULL COUNTY

WARREN

Municipal Court Judge: Democrat — Terry Ivanchak*, 8698 Forest Hill Dr. N.E. 44484.

Mayor: Democrat — Doug Franklin, 1064 Homewood Ave. SE 44484; Jim Graham, 2160 Hollywood St. NE 44483; Vincent Heflin, 1944 Wick St. SE 44484.

Auditor: Democrat — David N. Griffing*, 603 Willard Ave. SE, No. 1, 44483.

Law Director: Democrat — Gregory V. Hicks*, 437 Mahoning Ave. NW 44483.

Council President: Democrat — Bob Dean, 4110 Sunnybrook Drive SE 44484; Robert A. Marchese*, 97 Country Club Drive SE 44484.

Council at large (3 to elect): Democrat — Bill Kruppa, 1242 Perkinswood Blvd SE 44484; Ken MacPherson, 331 Central Parkway Ave. SE 44483; Helen Rucker, 1400 Beechcrest St. NW, 44485; Daniel J. Sferra, 1175 Eastland Ave. SE 44484; James T. Valesky Jr., 625 Mahoning Ave. NW 44483.

Council

1st Ward: Democrats — Fiore Dippolito*, 1563 Arthur Drive NW 44485; Ronald E. White Sr., 1116 Riverview St. NW 44485; Clyde Wilson, 2941 Regal Drive NW 44485.

2nd Ward: Democrat — Alford L. Novak*, 1706 Bonnie Brae Ave. NE 44483.

3rd Ward: Democrat — John R. Brown Jr.*, 711 Oak Knoll Ave. NE 44483.

4th Ward: Democrats — Greg Bartholemew, 161 W. Market St. 44481; Marti Morn*, 159 Homewood Ave. SE 44483.

5th Ward: Democrat — Vincent S. Flask*, 957 Hazelwood Ave. SE 44484.

6th Ward: Democrats — Andre Clark, 1509 Palmyra Road SW 44485; Cheryl A. Saffold*, 760 Maple St. SW 44485.

7th Ward: Democrats — Eddie L. Colbert*, 1396 Autumn Drive 44485; Susan E. Hartman, 407 Elvina St. SW 44430.

NILES

Municipal Court Judge: Democrat — Thomas W. Townley*, 541 Rhodes Ave. 44446.

Mayor: Democrat — Ralph Infante*, 560 Rhodes Ave. 44446.

Auditor: Democrat — Charles P. Nader*, 525 Washington Ave. 44446.

Law Director: Democrat — Joseph T. Dull*, 1809 North Carnegie Ave. 44446.

Council President: Democrat — Robert Marino Jr.*, 1855 Belle Terre Ave. 44446.

Council at large (3 to elect): Democrats — Reggie Giancola*, 1748 Belle Terre Ave. 44446; Michael A. Lastic, 950 Park Place 44446; Stephen G. Papalas, 356 North Cleveland Ave. 44446.

Council

1st Ward: Democrat — Dave Wilkerson*, 1616 Morris Place 44446.

2nd Ward: Democrat — Giovanne R. Merlo, 1761 Roosevelt Ave. 44446.

3rd Ward: Democrat — Edward D. Stredney*, 503 Lincoln Ave. 44446.

4th Ward: Democrat — Edward S. McCormick*, 530 Elm Ct. 44446.

GIRARD

Municipal Court Judge: Democrats — Jeffrey D. Adler, 7359 Oakcrest Drive, Hubbard 44425; Harry DePietro, 920 Washington Ave., Girard, 44420; Mark S. Finamore, 589 Sodom Hutchings Road, Vienna 44473; Rebecca M. Gerson, 3671 Staunton Drive, Liberty 44505; Marty Hume, 1169 Academy Drive, Liberty 44505.

Mayor: Democrats — Myron A. Esposito, 9 Mohawk Drive 44420; James J. Melfi*, 9 Mohican Drive 44420.

Auditor: Democrat — Samuel J. Zirafi*, 14 Apache Trail 44420.

Law Director: Democrat — Brian C. Kren, 429 E. Broadway St. 44420.

Council President: Democrats — Mike Costarella, 844 Dravis Ave. 44420; Reynald J. Paolone*, 6 Hillside Drive 44420.

Council at large (3 to elect): Democrats — Louis J. Adovasio, 325 Illinois Ave. 44420; Vincent E. Schuyler, 18 Hickory Trace 44420; Joseph P. Shelby, 600 E. Kline St. 44420; Richard J. Watts, 412 East Wilson Ave. 44420.

Council

1st Ward: Democrat — Frank J. Migliozzi*, 14 Hillside Drive 44420.

2nd Ward: Democrat — Larry Steiner*, 625 Wellman Ave. 44420.

3rd Ward: Democrat — George T. Eicher, 460 E. Liberty St. 44420.

4th Ward: Democrat — Thomas F. Grumley*, 152 Crumlin Ave. 44420.

HUBBARD

Mayor: Democrat — John D. Darko, 459 Wendemere Drive 44425.

Law Director: Democrat — Mark A. Villano, 143 Mapleleaf Drive 44425.

Council President: Democrat — William J. Williams*, 168 Belle Vista Ave. 44425.

Council at large (3 to elect): Democrats — Jerome Crowe*, 373 Scott St. 44425; Raymond J. Moffitt, 804 Woodland St. 44425; Justin Silvidi, 115 Forest Hill Drive 44425.

Council

1st Ward: Democrat — Bonnie Viele*, 161 Fox St. 44425.

2nd Ward: Democrat — Timothy E. O’Hara*, 610 Creekside Drive 44425.

3rd Ward: Democrat — Lisha Pompili-Baumiller*, 335 Center St. 44425.

4th Ward: Democrat — Dan Havalo, 87 Hillview Drive 44425.

NEWTON FALLS

Municipal Court Judge: Democrat — Philip M. Vigorito, 636 Carson Salt Springs Road, Warren 44481.

Mayor: Democrat — Lyle Waddell* (No party) 2404 East River Road 44444.

Council

2nd Ward: Democrats — Nancy Hoffman*, 520 High St. 44444; Charlotte L. Simmons, 365 Warren Road 44444; Ronnie L. Cross (No party), 242 Arlington Road 44444.

4th Ward: Democrats — Phillip Beer, 509 Ravenna Road 44444; James G. Luonuansuu*, 10 E. Liberty St. 44444.

LORDSTOWN

Mayor: Democrats — Michael Sullivan, 2766 Lydia St. SW 44481; William L. Blank, 2210 Carson Salt Springs Road 44481.

Republican — Arno A. Hill, 7450 Palmyra Road SW 44481.

Clerk: Democrat — Cinthia Slusarczyk, 7608 Highland Ave. SW 44481.

Treasurer: Democrat — George Ebling Jr., 1456 Carson Salt Springs Road 44481.

Council (2 to elect): Democrats — Michael A. Chaffee, 2999 Hallock Young Road SW 44481; Mary Jane Wilson*, 7723 Highland Ave. SW 44481.

Board of Public Affairs (1 to elect): Democrat — Tracie L. Allen, 2814 Hood Drive SW 44481.

McDONALD

Mayor: Democrat — Glenn W. Holmes*, 918 Pennsylvania Ave. 44437.

Clerk: Democrat — Rocco Tondo*, 901 Ravine Dr. 44437.

Council [2 to elect]: Democrat — Scott W. Seitz*, 435 East Marshall Road 44437.

ISSUES

BRISTOL LOCAL SCHOOLS: A 3.7-mill, 3-year renewal levy for the emergency requirements of the school district to raise $330,000 annually.

CHAMPION LOCAL SCHOOLS: A 1.5-mill, 5-year renewal levy for adding to, renovating, remodeling, rehabilitating, furnishing and equipping school buildings for school purposes and improving sites to raise $125,853 annually.

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP: A 1.1-mill, 5-year renewal levy to provide and maintain police protection to raise $129,947.

HUBBARD EXEMPTED VILLAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT: A 5.45-mill, 5-year renewal levy to provide for the emergency requirements of the school district to raise $1,218,709 annually.

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP: A 1-mill, 5-year additional levy to provide for the general construction, reconstruction, resurfacing and repair of streets, roads and bridges to raise $98,736 annually.

MATHEWS LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: A 2-mill, 5-year additional levy for general permanent improvements to raise $307,350 annually.

McDONALD LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: A 10.75-mill, 5-year additional levy for the emergency requirements of the school district to raise $580,000 annually.

ORANGEVILLE VILLAGE: Shall the village have authority to aggregate the retail electric loads in the village and enter into service agreements to facilitate for those loads, such aggregation to occur automatically except where any person elects to opt out?

LIQUOR OPTION

CORTLAND PRECINCT F: — Shall the sale of beer, wine and mixed beverages be permitted at Vasilio’s Restaurant, 500 Trumbull Avenue, Monday through Saturday?

COLUMBIANA COUNTY

SALEM

Mayor: Democrats — Dennis A. Groves, 755 Spring St., 44460; Scott Cranmer, 1222 Jefferson St., 44460.

Republican — John C. Berlin, 690 N. Union Ave., 44460.

Auditor: Democrat — J. Diane DeFazio, 601 N. Ellsworth Ave., 44460.

Republican— Betty Brothers, 1851 Ridgewood Drive, 44460.

Law Director: Democrat — C. Brook Zellers, * 430 Highland Ave.

COUNCIL

1st Ward: Democrat — David Wilson Duff, 601 N. Ellsworth Ave. 44460.

2nd Ward: Democrat — Clyde Brown, 760 W. Wilson St. 44460.

Republican – Bob Thomas, 1063 Franklin Ave. 44460.

3rd Ward: Democrat — William N. Gray, 518 S. Lincoln Ave. 44460.

Republican – Rick Drummond, 1530 E. State St. 44460.

4th Ward: Democrat — Randall S. Colian, 816 Jefferson Ave. 44460.

Republican – Cyndi Baronzzi Dickey, 2122 Southeast Blvd. 44460.

COLUMBIANA

Council: Democrat — Brad Glass, 406 Royal Birkdale Drive, 44408.

Republican — Bob Bieshelt*, 303 Bell Ave., 44408.

LEETONIA

Mayor: Democrat: Artie Altomare *, 28 Lisbon St., 44431.

Council: Democrats — John R. Ferry Jr., 541 Butcher St.; 44431; Danny Fire*, 448 Somer St. 44431; Mark Gardner, 752 Columbiana St., 44431.

ISSUES

SALEM CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT: A 4.3-mill, 5-year emergency levy renewal to raise $1.3 million annually.

UNITED LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: A $9.7 million bond issue for school construction.

LEETONIA: Shall the village have the authority to aggregate retail electricity loads and, for that purpose, enter into service agreements to facilitate for those loads the sale and purchase of electricity, such aggregation to occur automatically except where any person elects to opt out?

PERRY TOWNSHIP: A 1-mill, 5-year police renewal levy that brings in about $80,000 a year.

Source: Election boards

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